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4.) HEALTH: Would you say that overall you are in excellent, very good, good, fair or poor health?
10.) OWNWGHT: How would you assess your own weight now? Are you under your ideal weight,about right,or overweight?
11.) OWNWGHT2: Would you say you are slightly overweight, moderately overweight, or seriously overweight?
14.) RSNOBESE: Think most obese people are overweight because of bad diet&exercise habits/inherited metabolism?
15.) OBSEDISC: Obese people face a lot of discrimination these days.
16.) OBSEPARK: Obese people should be allowed to park in handicapped spaces and have other special accommodations.
17.) OBSESEAT: Movie theatres&airlines shld be required to have some seats larger than normal to hold obese people
18.) OBSERESP: Obese people should take responsibility for their own health and lose weight.
19.) PARENT: Are you a parent?
20.) CFMEAL: How often do/did you and your children eat an evening meal together at home?
21.) CFREST: How often do/did you and your children eat an evening meal together at a restaurant?
22.) CFVAC: How often do/did you and your children take a family vacation?
23.) CFREL: How often do/did you and your children go to church or other religious services?
24.) GRACEKID: When you were growing up, did your family usually say grace at meals?
25.) GRACENOW: How about now--do you usually say grace at family meals?
26.) MFRELAT: Relations between men and women in recent years-Have changed for the better,gotten worse?
27.) WORKOUT: Recent change-More mothers working outside the home is an improvemnt,change for worse,doesn’t matter
28.) MARITAL: Are you currently married, divorced, widowed, or have you never been married?
29.) MARBFOR: [ASK ONLY IF MARITAL= 1 "MARRIED"] Is this your first marriage, or have you been married before?
30.) HOUSMEAL: [IF MARITAL= 1 "MARRIED"] In your household, who usually prepares the meals-yourself or your spouse?
31.) HOUSFIX: [ASK ONLY IF MARITAL= 1 "MARRIED"] In your household, who usually fixes things around the house?
32.) HOUSLAUN: [ASK ONLY IF MARITAL= 1 "MARRIED"] Who usually does the laundry?
33.) HOUSMESS: [ASK ONLY IF MARITAL= 1 "MARRIED"] Who usually makes the most mess?
34.) HOUSMONY: [ASK ONLY IF MARITAL= 1 "MARRIED"] Who has the most say on how money is spent?
35.) HOUSYARD: [ASK ONLY IF MARITAL= 1 "MARRIED"] Who does most of the yard work?
36.) HOUSCLEN: [ASK ONLY IF MARITAL= 1 "MARRIED"] Who does most of the housework?
37.) HOUSPEAC: [IF MARITAL= 1 "MARRIED"]Who in your household is the peacemaker--the best at resolving conflicts?
38.) CHKACCNT: [MARITAL=1"MARRIED"]Checking account.Do you&spouse have 1 joint account/both joint&separate/separate
39.) SMOKER: Are you a smoker, an ex-smoker, or have you never smoked?
42.) COMSOUTH: [SOUTHERN RESP/LIVE IN BORDER STATES]Would you say that your community is in the South?
43.) LIVESOU: Not counting time away at school&temp reasons,have lived in the South all your life/not?How long?
44.) TRAVOUT: [ASKED ONLY IF LIVESOU=4 "ALL MY LIFE"] Have you ever traveled or visited outside the South?
46.) SOUTHERN: [ASKED OF SOUTHERNERS ONLY] Do you consider yourself a Southerner, or not?
47.) SIDIMP: How important would you say being a Southerner is to you?
49.) LIVEWH: Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area?
50.) GENDER: Code the gender of respondent
52.) RELIG: How often do you attend church or other religious services?
53.) RELIGIMP: How important would you say your religious faith is in your own life these days?
54.) RELAFFL: Your religious affiliation? Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion?
55.) NORELIG: [RELAFFL= 5 "NO RELIGION"]Do you consider yourself to be an agnostic,an atheist,just not religious?
57.) DMETHDST: Methodist,which-United Methodist Church,African Methodist Episcopal Church,Free Methodist Chrch,othr
58.) DPRESBY: Presybterian,which-PCUSA,PCA,OPC,EPC,some other Presbyterian group?
59.) DLUTHRAN: Lutheran,which-Evangelical Lutheran Church in America,Missouri Synod,Wisconsin Synod,other Lutheran?
60.) DREFORMD: Reformed,which-Christian Reformed Church,Reformed Church in America,some other Reformed group?
61.) DBRETHEN: Brethren,which-Church of the Brethren,Plymouth Brethren,United Brethren in Christ,other Brethren
63.) DDISCIPL: Christian/Just Christian-Christian Church(Disciples of Christ)/other Christian denom,just Christian?
65.) DCHGOD: Church(es)of God,which-Church of God of Anderson,Indiana,Cleveland,Tennessee,Church of God in Christ
66.) DHOLINES: Holiness-CMA,Church of the Nazarene,Salvatn Army,Wesleyan Church,FMC,Church of God(Anderson,IN),othr
68.) DANABAPT: [ASK ONLY IF DENOM= 10 "ANABAPTIST"] What kind of Anabaptist church is that?
70.) DINDEP: Independent,which-Independent fundamentalist/charismatic/Pentecostal/evangelical or what?
71.) RELID97S: Your religs faith-Pentecostal,fundamentalist,evangelical,mainline Protestant,theologically liberal?
72.) RELCATH: Catholic/Roman Catholic-Consider yourself a traditionalist/progressive Catholic,none of these?
73.) EMPLOYED: Last wk,were you working full/part time, going to school, keeping house, retired, unemployed,or what
75.) HWEMPLOY: Last wk husband/wife worked full/part-time,going to school,keeping house,retired,unemployed,or what?
77.) RACE94: What race do you consider yourself?
78.) AMERINDN: ["NATIVE AMERICAN/INDIAN" TO RACE94]As far as you know, were any of your ancestors American Indians?
79.) HISPNS01: Are you of Hispanic origin?
80.) CHILD18: How many people under 18 live in this house?
81.) CHILD12: How many of those are under 12 years old?
82.) PEOPLE: Including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number?
83.) PARTYID: Regardless of your vote re:national politics,usually vote as Republican,Democrat,independent,or what
84.) STRDEM: [IF PARTYID= 2 "DEMOCRAT"] Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or a not very strong Democrat?
85.) STRREP: [IF PARTYID= 1 "REPUBLICAN"]Would you call yourself a strong Republican/not very strong Republican?
86.) INDEP: [PARTYID= 3 "INDEPENDENT'] Think of yourself as closer to the Republican Party/the Democratic Party?
87.) LIBCON: When it comes to politics,do you usually think of yourself as Liberal,Conservative,Moderate,or what?
88.) STRLIB: [IF LIBCON= 1 "LIBERAL"] Do you think of yourself as a STRONG liberal, or a NOT VERY STRONG liberal?
89.) STRCON: [IF LIBCON= 3 "CONSERVATIVE"] Think of yourself as a STRONG liberal, or a NOT VERY STRONG liberal?
90.) MODERATE: [IF LIBCON= 2 "MODERATE"]Do you think of yourself as more like a liberal/more like a conservative?
91.) NOTSEP: Agree/Disagree: The South is better off as part of the US than it would be as a separate country.
92.) CALLBACK: Willing to discuss survey questions w/Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporters to be used in stories?
93.) GOODINT: Do you think this person would be good to call back for more information?(Was this a good interview)
94.) ACCENTS: Respondent's accent:
122.) DPENTE: Pentecostal,what kind of church is it?What is it called exactly,part of largr church/denominatn/name
124.) AGECAT: Recode of AGE in categories
125.) RACE: Respondent's race
126.) RCMIN: Interview's length in categories
130.) AJCRGN: AJC Regionalization
131.) GRADE: Educational attainment
133.) DEEPSOU: Residence in the Deep South
134.) RESIDENT: Resident in North/South
140.) FAITH: Religious preference RECODE (DENOM and RELAFFL)
142.) INCOME2: Recode of INCOMEF9
143.) RELIG2: Recode of RELIG
144.) RSERVEG: About how many servings of fruits and vegetables do you eat each day?
145.) RSERMEAT: About how many servings of meat, fish, or eggs do you eat each day?
146.) RSERCERE: About how many servings of bread, cereal, or pasta do you eat each day?
147.) RSERDAIR: Are you slightly overweight, moderately overweight, or seriously overweight?
148.) RMANLBS: How many lbs over ideal weight a man would be,before you'd think his weight is a serious health risk
149.) RWMNLBS: How many lbs over ideal weight a woman would be,before youd think her weight is serious health risk
152.) NSMETRO: Respondent lives in Metro or Non-metro county
153.) INTGEN: Interviewer's gender
154.) INTRACE: Interviewer's race
155.) INTACC: Interviewer's accent
156.) INTNSACC: Interviewer non-Southern accent
159.) I-AGE: Recode of AGE in categories (Recoded for use with online analysis)
160.) I-EDUC: How many years of school have you completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
161.) I-GENDER: Code the gender of respondent (for use with online analysis)
162.) I-INCOME: Which best describes your total household income before taxes(Recoded for use with online analysis)
163.) I-MARITAL: Currently married, divorced, widowed,have you never been married?(Recoded for use w/online analysis)
164.) I-RACE: What race do you consider yourself? (Recoded for use with online analysis)