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4.) COMSOUTH: [SOUTHERN RESPONDNT&THOSE LIVING IN BORDER STATES]Would you say that your community is in the South?
5.) LIVESOU: [LIVED IN SOUTH]Not inclding time away @school&other temp reasons lived in South whole life?How long
6.) TRAVOUT: [LIVED IN THE SOUTH ALL OF THEIR LIFE] Have you ever traveled or visited outside the South?
8.) SOUTHERN: [ASKED ONLY OF SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS] Do you consider yourself a Southerner?
10.) LIVEWH: Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area?
12.) RELIG: How often do you attend church or other religious services?
14.) RELIGID: [PROTESTANT RESPONDNTS]Would say you are a fundamentalist/evangelical/mainline/or liberal Protestant
15.) MARITAL: What is your marital status?
17.) DIVORCE: [ASKED OF MARRIED, SEPARATED, OR WIDOWED RESPONDENTS ONLY] Have you ever been divorced?
18.) PARENT: Are you a parent?
19.) EMPLOYED: Last week were you working full/part-time,going to school,keeping house,retired,unemployed,or what
20.) HWEMPLOY: Was husband/wife working full/part-time,going to school,keeping house,retired,unemployed,or what
21.) INCOME: Please stop me when I read a category that best describes your total household income before taxes.
22.) RACE94: What race do you consider yourself?
23.) AMINDIAN: Do you happen to know whether any of your ancestors were American Indians?
24.) HISPANIC: Are you of Hispanic origin?
28.) LIVEFAM: [RESPONDNTS LIVING W/OTHER PEOPLE] Do you currently live with family/with people not related to you?
29.) PARTYID: Regardless of how you vote re:nantional politics,think of yourself as Republican,Democrat,Independnt
30.) STRDEM: [THINK OF THEMSELVES AS DEMOCRATS]Would call yourself a strong Democrat/not very strong Democrat?
31.) STRREP: [THINK OF THEMSELVS AS REPUBLICAN]Would call yourself a strong RepublicaN/not very strong Republican
32.) INDEP: [INDEPENDENT RESPONDENTS]Think of yourself as closer to the Republican party/the Democratic party
33.) LIBCON: When it comes to politics, do you usually think of yourself as a liberal, a conservative, a moderate
34.) STRLIB: [THINK OF THEMSELVES AS LIBERAL]Think of yourself as a strong liberal/not a very strong liberal?
35.) STRCON: [THINK OF THEMSELVES AS CONSERVATIVE]Think of yourself as a strong/not a very strong conservative?
36.) MODERATE: [THINK OF THEMSELVES AS MODERATE]Think of yourself as more like a liberal/more like a conservative?
37.) ELECT96: If presidential electn held today w/candidates,Bill Clinton,Dem&Bob Dole,Rep-Who would you vote for
38.) NEWTSPKR: Newt Gingrich - is doing a good job, only a fair job, not a good job at all as Speaker of the House?
39.) BLACK1: Tell me how much you admire the black Americans I read off.If you dont know enough about them say so
40.) BLACK0: I'll read off some Americans names,how much do you admire them?Dont know enough about them,say so
41.) POWELL: How much do you admire Colin Powell?
42.) JACKSON: How much do you admire Jesse Jackson?
43.) SIMPSON: How much do you admire O.J. Simpson?
44.) FARRAKH: How much do you admire Louis Farrakhan?
45.) OPRAH: How much do you admire Oprah Winfrey?
46.) COCHRAN: How much do you admire Johnnie Cochran?
47.) CTHOMAS: How much do you admire Clarence Thomas?
48.) CKING: How much do you admire Coretta Scott King?
49.) AHILL: How much do you admire Anita Hill?
50.) TRADVALU: American values-Fed govt should promote traditnl values/shouldn't favor a set of value-your view
51.) RESPRECY: Do people have a personal responsibility to - Recycle to conserve natural resources?
52.) RESPMARR: People have personal responsibility to-Keep even unhappy marriages together if young childrn in home
53.) RESPAGED: Do people have a personal responsibility to-Care for sick&aged parents at home,if they possibly can?
54.) RESPMOM: People have personal responsiblty to-Keep mother@home when small childrn there.Even w/welfare needed
55.) RESPHEAL: People have personal responsibilty to-Keep themselvs healthy so othrs dont pay extra for health care
56.) RESPRACE: People have personal responsibilty to-Make special effort to help othrs of own ethnic race/backgrnd
57.) RESPCOLL: People have a personal responsibilty to-Pay for their children's college educations?
58.) RESPREST: People have personal responsibility to-Pay for damages from crimes their children under 18yrs commit
59.) RESPBEFO: People have a personal responsibility to - Be married before they have children?
60.) RESPWAIT: People have a personal responsibility to-Wait until they're at least 21 before they have children?
61.) RESPVOTE: People have a personal responsibility to-Pay attention to the news and vote in most elections?
62.) RESPCHA1: People have a personal responsibility to-Contribute at least 5 percent of their income to charity?
63.) RESPCHA2: People have a personal responsibility to-Contribute at least 10 percent of their income to charity?
64.) RESPHLPM: People have a personal responsibility to - Help a man whose car is broken down on a lonely road?
65.) RESPHLPF: People have a personal responsibility to - Help a woman whose car is broken down on a lonely road?
66.) REPSPORC: Does a person have a greater responsibility to pay for-Parents nursing-home care/childs college educ
67.) FAMARGU: [LIVE W/FAMILY MEMBERS]How often this happens among family members-Arguing/quarrelling openly
68.) FAMKISS: [LIVE W/FAMILY MEMBERS]How often this happens among family members-Kissing/hugging each other.
69.) FAMREFUS: [LIVE W/FAMILY MEMBERS]How often this happens among family members-Refusing to speak to each other
70.) FAMJOKE: [LIVE W/FAMILY MEMBRS]How oftn this happens among family membrs-Sharing jokes/making each othr laugh
71.) FAMHELP: [LIVE W/FAMILY MEMBRS]How oftn this happens among family membrs-Helping each othr w/personal problms
72.) FAMCLOSE: In general, is your family is very close, somewhat close, not too close, or not close at all?
73.) PALIVE: Are both of your parents living?
74.) FAMSTRNG: How much you agree/disagree- In another generation, families will be stronger than they are today.
75.) BROSKEEP: How much you agree/disagree - I am my brother's keeper.
76.) TEENMOMS: Agree/Disagree-Teenage mothers on welfare should be required to live w/their parents/legal guardians
77.) FAMGOV: How much you agree/disagree-The government is not doing enough to keep families together.
78.) ATLANTA: What the city of Atlanta is noted for,nationally&internatnally,the very 1st thing that comes to mind
79.) ATLANTA2: Overall, do you have a positive or negative opinion of Atlanta?
80.) OLYMGO2: Likelihood of you going to Olympics in Atlanta this summer-you might go/definitely will not be there
81.) TICKETS: ["LIKELY TO GO"/"MIGHT GO" TO OLYMPICS IN ATLANTA]Do you have tickets for any of the events?
82.) HATECR1B: Hate crimes-Do you think extra penalties for this type of crime are a good or a bad idea?
83.) HAVELAW: To the best of your knowledge, does your state have a hate crime law like the one I just described?
85.) HATECR3B: Sexual orientation & hate crimes-Do you think hate crime laws should also include sexual orientation
88.) FAMBIBLE: [CATHOLIC]Do you have a family Bible which things like births,deaths,&marriages have been recorded?
89.) OJGUILT: When all is said and done, do you think O.J. Simpson was innocent or guilty of murder?
90.) NOTSEP: Agree/Disagree-the South is better off as part of the US than it would be as a separate country?
91.) GENDER: Gender of the respondent
92.) ACCENTS: Respondent's accent
94.) AGECAT: Recode of AGE in categories
95.) GALREG: Gallup Organization regionalization
96.) GRADE: Educational attainment
98.) METRO: Does respondent live in a metropolitan area?
101.) I-AGE: Recode of AGE in categories (for use with online analysis)
102.) I-EDUC: How many years of school have you completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
103.) I-GENDER: Gender of the respondent (for use with online analysis)
104.) I-RACE: What race do you consider yourself? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
105.) I-PARTYID: Regardlss of your vote re:natnl politics,are youRep,Dem,Indepndnt(Recoded for use w/online analysis)