Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study (CILS)

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) CASEID Case Identification Number (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52622633.311522
2) First interview site (V2)
TOTAL%
1) Miami250347.6
3) Ft. Lauderdale3396.4
4) San Diego242046.0
TOTAL5262100.0
3) Respondent's school name: What is the name of your school? (NAME OF SCHOOL HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE FILE.) (V4)
TOTAL%
1) School 11532.9
2) School 22073.9
3) School 3961.8
4) School 41352.6
5) School 51993.8
6) School 61302.5
7) School 72344.4
8) School 8851.6
9) School 91863.5
10) School 101342.5
11) School 112033.9
12) School 121953.7
13) School 133616.9
14) School 14841.6
15) School 15541.0
16) School 16470.9
17) School 17350.7
18) School 18130.2
19) School 19220.4
20) School 20731.4
21) School 21360.7
22) School 22330.6
23) School 23290.6
24) School 24641.2
25) School 25340.6
50) School 5052410.0
51) School 511723.3
52) School 52881.7
53) School 531102.1
54) School 541001.9
55) School 55460.9
56) School 56661.3
57) School 571292.5
58) School 581112.1
59) School 591372.6
60) School 60490.9
61) School 61721.4
62) School 621082.1
63) School 63831.6
64) School 641392.6
65) School 653406.5
66) School 661462.8
TOTAL5262100.0
4) What grade are you in? (V5)
TOTAL%
7) Seventh grade10.0
8) Eighth grade283253.8
9) Ninth grade242846.1
10) Tenth grade10.0
TOTAL5262100.0
5) Does [your father] live with you? (V7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes366069.8
2) No129224.7
3) Father dead or unknown2895.5
Missing21 
TOTAL5241100.0
6) [If father does not live with you] If not, where does he live? (V8)
TOTAL%
1) Same city33228.9
2) Another city in Miami SMSA423.7
3) Another city in Florida585.0
4) Another U.S. state23020.0
5) Abroad33329.0
6) San Diego/neighboring city978.4
7) San Diego County141.2
8) Another city in California443.8
Missing4112 
TOTAL1150100.0
7) In what country was your father born? (V9)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL513063.87228
8) (If father born in a foreign country) In what year approximately did he come to the U.S.? (V10)
TOTAL%
42) 20.1
44) 10.0
45) 20.1
47) 10.0
48) 30.1
49) 10.0
50) 120.5
51) 40.2
52) 60.2
54) 50.2
55) 150.6
56) 110.5
57) 100.4
58) 120.5
59) 200.8
60) 642.6
61) 361.5
62) 492.0
63) 241.0
64) 230.9
65) 883.6
66) 220.9
67) 261.1
68) 411.7
69) 371.5
70) 813.3
71) 291.2
72) 411.7
73) 361.5
74) 492.0
75) 933.8
76) 612.5
77) 502.1
78) 994.1
79) 1586.5
80) 38916.0
81) 1184.9
82) 843.5
83) 933.8
84) 1124.6
85) 1295.3
86) 1004.1
87) 492.0
88) 482.0
89) 351.4
90) 261.1
91) 271.1
92) 50.2
Missing2835 
TOTAL2427100.0
9) (If father born in a foreign country) Is your father now a U.S. citizen? (V11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes239875.9
2) No76124.1
Missing2103 
TOTAL3159100.0
10) Does your mother live with you? (V13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes488294.5
2) No2855.5
Missing95 
TOTAL5167100.0
11) [If mother does not live with you] If not, where does she live? (V14)
TOTAL%
1) Same city5822.5
2) Another city in Miami SMSA124.7
3) Another city in Florida83.1
4) Another US state5320.5
5) Abroad7830.2
6) San Diego/neighboring city3011.6
7) San Diego County41.6
8) Another city in California155.8
Missing5004 
TOTAL258100.0
12) In what country was your mother born? (V15)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL522965.21426
13) (If mother born in a foreign country) In what year approximately did she come to the U.S.? (V16)
TOTAL%
42) 10.0
43) 10.0
46) 20.1
48) 20.1
50) 80.3
51) 20.1
52) 20.1
54) 50.2
55) 120.4
56) 90.3
57) 90.3
58) 120.4
59) 180.6
60) 742.5
61) 381.3
62) 461.6
63) 260.9
64) 190.6
65) 652.2
66) 280.9
67) 451.5
68) 692.3
69) 521.8
70) 1113.8
71) 291.0
72) 571.9
73) 451.5
74) 531.8
75) 1254.2
76) 872.9
77) 712.4
78) 1163.9
79) 1715.8
80) 43314.6
81) 1505.1
82) 1354.6
83) 1073.6
84) 1434.8
85) 1535.2
86) 1545.2
87) 812.7
88) 592.0
89) 471.6
90) 421.4
91) 401.4
92) 40.1
Missing2304 
TOTAL2958100.0
14) (If mother born in a foreign country) Is your mother now a U.S. citizen? (V17)
TOTAL%
1) Yes258263.4
2) No149136.6
Missing1189 
TOTAL4073100.0
15) You are a: (V18)
TOTAL%
1) Male257548.9
2) Female268751.1
TOTAL5262100.0
16) How old are you? (V19)
TOTAL%
12) 240.5
13) 100519.1
14) 232944.3
15) 154129.3
16) 3426.5
17) 180.3
18) 20.0
Missing1 
TOTAL5261100.0
17) In what month and year were you born? (V20)
TOTAL%
74) 80.2
75) 1242.4
76) 91217.4
77) 242446.1
78) 171432.6
79) 711.4
Missing9 
TOTAL5253100.0
18) [National Origin] (V21)
TOTAL%
1) Cuba122623.3
2) Mexico75514.3
3) Nicaragua3446.5
4) Colombia2274.3
7) Dominican Republic1052.0
8) El Salvador340.6
9) Guatemala310.6
10) Honduras531.0
11) Costa Rica160.3
12) Panama200.4
13) Argentina430.8
14) Chile300.6
15) Ecuador350.7
16) Peru450.9
17) Venezuela160.3
18) Other South America420.8
21) Haiti1783.4
22) Jamaica1563.0
23) West Indies1162.2
30) Philippines81915.6
31) Vietnam3707.0
32) Laos1552.9
33) Cambodia951.8
34) Hmong531.0
36) China370.7
37) Hong Kong170.3
38) Taiwan180.3
39) Japan300.6
40) Korea230.4
41) India180.3
42) Pakistan120.2
45) Other Asia170.3
50) Middle East/Africa380.7
60) Europe/Canada881.7
TOTAL5262100.0
19) In what country were you born? (V21A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL525834.11538
20) How long have you lived in the United States? (V22)
TOTAL%
1) All my life242046.0
2) Ten years or more138726.4
3) Five to nine years112721.4
4) Less than five years3266.2
Missing2 
TOTAL5260100.0
21) Are you a U.S. citizen? (V23)
TOTAL%
1) Yes333570.3
2) No141029.7
Missing517 
TOTAL4745100.0
22) How well do you speak English? (V24)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all330.6
2) Not well1442.7
3) Well101619.4
4) Very well405477.3
Missing15 
TOTAL5247100.0
23) How well do you understand English? (V25)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all220.4
2) Not well961.8
3) Well90617.3
4) Very well422280.5
Missing16 
TOTAL5246100.0
24) How well do you read English? (V26)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all180.3
2) Not well1893.6
3) Well124923.8
4) Very well379072.2
Missing16 
TOTAL5246100.0
25) How well do you write English? (V27)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all320.6
2) Not well2224.2
3) Well132625.3
4) Very well366769.9
Missing15 
TOTAL5247100.0
26) Which of the following best describes your present situation? (V28)
TOTAL%
1) I live with my (biological or adoptive) father and mother.333963.9
2) I live with my father and stepmother (or other female adult).1142.2
3) I live with my mother and stepfather (or other male adult).57811.1
4) I live with my father alone.1102.1
5) I live with my mother alone.85116.3
6) I alternate living with my father and mother who are divorced or separated.1001.9
7) I live with other adult guardians.1172.2
8) Other, please explain:190.4
Missing34 
TOTAL5228100.0
27) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? Brothers or stepbrothers, sisters or stepsisters. (V29A)
TOTAL%
0) None82215.8
1) One172633.2
2) Two142227.3
3) Three65312.6
4) Four2965.7
5) Five1352.6
6) Six741.4
7) Seven400.8
8) Eight or more330.6
Missing61 
TOTAL5201100.0
28) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? Grandfather or grandmother. (V29B)
TOTAL%
0) None436183.9
1) One57611.1
2) Two2414.6
3) Three130.3
4) Four50.1
Missing66 
TOTAL5196100.0
29) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? Uncles or aunts. (V29C)
TOTAL%
0) None466589.8
1) One3306.4
2) Two1502.9
3) Three260.5
4) Four140.3
5) Five40.1
6) Six40.1
7) Seven10.0
8) Eight or more10.0
Missing67 
TOTAL5195100.0
30) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? Other relatives. (V29D)
TOTAL%
0) None481192.6
1) One2023.9
2) Two891.7
3) Three450.9
4) Four230.4
5) Five120.2
6) Six90.2
7) Seven20.0
8) Eight or more40.1
Missing65 
TOTAL5197100.0
31) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? Non-relatives. (V29E)
TOTAL%
0) None487294.1
1) One1673.2
2) Two671.3
3) Three340.7
4) Four190.4
5) Five100.2
6) Six50.1
7) Seven20.0
8) Eight or more40.1
Missing82 
TOTAL5180100.0
32) In total, how many people, besides you, live in the same house with you? (V30)
TOTAL%
0) None150.3
1) One1352.6
2) Two53310.2
3) Three137826.4
4) Four129024.7
5) Five82515.8
6) Six4859.3
7) Seven2605.0
8) Eight or more1422.7
9) Nine801.5
10) Ten390.7
11) Eleven230.4
12) Twelve130.2
13) Thirteen60.1
14) Fourteen40.1
15) Fifteen10.0
Missing33 
TOTAL5229100.0
33) In total, how many older brothers (or stepbrothers) and sisters (or stepsisters) do you have? (V31)
TOTAL%
0) None156230.6
1) One144228.2
2) Two92318.1
3) Three4779.3
4) Four2815.5
5) Five1533.0
6) Six1002.0
7) Seven581.1
8) Eight or more430.8
9) Nine280.5
10) Ten140.3
11) Eleven90.2
12) Twelve60.1
13) Thirteen50.1
15) Fifteen20.0
16) Sixteen10.0
17) Seventeen10.0
21) Twenty-one10.0
Missing156 
TOTAL5106100.0
34) Speaking about your father (or stepfather or adult man who lives with you), what does he do for a living, that is what is his regular occupation? (V32)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4186432.007274
35) Is he [father] working in this occupation now? (V33)
TOTAL%
1) Yes403990.3
2) No4359.7
Missing788 
TOTAL4474100.0
36) What is his [father's] present situation? (V34A)
TOTAL%
1) Working at different occupation8622.3
2) Unemployed, looking for work19450.4
3) Unemployed, not looking for work10527.3
Missing4877 
TOTAL385100.0
37) What is his [father's] current occupation? (V34B)
TOTAL%
19) Managers/Administrators, n.e.c.33.2
84) Physicians22.1
98) Inhalation Therapists22.1
99) Occupational Therapists88.5
154) Postsecondary Teachers, subject not specified11.1
243) Supervisors/Proprietors/Sales Occupations44.3
253) Insurance Sales Occupations11.1
254) Real Estate Sales Occupations11.1
257) Sales Occupations, Other Business Services11.1
268) Sales Workers, Hardware/Building Supplies11.1
313) Secretaries11.1
337) Bookkeepers, Accounting/Auditing Clerks11.1
383) Bank Tellers11.1
385) Data-Entry Keyers11.1
417) Firefighting Occupations11.1
418) Police/Detectives, Public Service11.1
426) Guards/Police, except Public Service11.1
427) Protective Service Occupations, n.e.c.11.1
436) Cooks, except Short Order11.1
438) Food Counter, Fountain/Related Occupations11.1
439) Kitchen Workers, Food Preparation11.1
444) Miscellaneous Food Preparation Occupations22.1
447) Nursing Aides, Orderlies/Attendants11.1
453) Janitors/Cleaners44.3
457) Barbers11.1
459) Attendants, Amusement/Recreation Facilities11.1
486) Groundskeepers/Gardeners, except Farm44.3
503) Supervisors, Mechanics/Repairers11.1
505) Automobile Mechanics55.3
567) Carpenters11.1
575) Electricians11.1
599) Construction Trades, n.e.c.11.1
659) Miscellaneous Precision Woodworkers11.1
683) Electrical/Electronic Equipment Assemblers11.1
734) Printing Machine Operators11.1
744) Textile Sewing Machine Operators11.1
804) Truck Drivers, Heavy11.1
805) Truck Drivers, Light33.2
806) Driver Sales Workers33.2
809) Cab Driver11.1
814) Motor Transportation Occupations, n.e.c.11.1
859) Miscellaneous Material Moving Equipment Operators11.1
877) Stock Handlers/Baggers11.1
885) Garage/Service Station Related Occupations22.1
889) Laborers, except Construction11.1
992) Disabled1010.6
993) Retired44.3
994) Student55.3
Missing5168 
TOTAL94100.0
38) How old is he [father] now? (V35)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL367543.7358
39) What is the highest level of education that he [father] completed? (V36)
TOTAL%
1) Elementary school or less3949.1
2) Middle school or less3087.1
3) Some high school53112.3
4) High school graduate103624.0
5) Some college/university85219.7
6) College graduate or more120227.8
Missing939 
TOTAL4323100.0
40) Speaking about your mother (or step-mother or adult woman who lives with you), what does she do for a living, that is what is her regular occupation? (V37)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4791521.162333
41) Is she [mother] working this occupation now? (V38)
TOTAL%
1) Yes451991.2
2) No4348.8
Missing309 
TOTAL4953100.0
42) What is her [mother] present situation? (V39A)
TOTAL%
1) Working at different occupation7819.3
2) Unemployed, looking for work20951.6
3) Unemployed, not looking for work11829.1
Missing4857 
TOTAL405100.0
43) What is her [mother] current occupation? (V39B)
TOTAL%
19) Managers/Administrators, n.e.c.21.7
23) Accountants and Auditors10.8
78) Biological/Life Scientists10.8
97) Dietitians10.8
99) Occupational Therapists10.8
155) Teachers, Prekindergarten/Kindergarten21.7
174) Social Workers10.8
185) Designers21.7
235) Technicians, n.e.c.21.7
243) Supervisors/Proprietors/Sales Occupations10.8
253) Insurance Sales Occupations10.8
264) Sales Workers, Apparel10.8
274) Sales Workers, other Commodities21.7
276) Cashiers10.8
313) Secretaries43.4
318) Ticket, Transportation/Ticket Reservation Agents10.8
337) Bookkeepers, Accounting/Auditing Clerks21.7
364) Traffic, Shipping/Receiving Clerks10.8
365) Stock/Inventory Clerks10.8
375) Insurance Adjusters, Examiners/Investigators10.8
389) Administrative Support Occupations, n.e.c.10.8
405) Housekeepers/Butlers10.8
406) Child Care Workers, Private Household21.7
433) Supervisors, Food Preparation/Service Occupations10.8
435) Waiters/Waitresses10.8
438) Food Counter, Fountain/Related Occupations10.8
439) Kitchen Workers, Food Preparation21.7
443) Waiters/Waitresses Assistants10.8
447) Nursing Aides, Orderlies/Attendants10.8
449) Maids/Housemen54.2
453) Janitors/Cleaners21.7
458) Hairdressers/Cosmetologists21.7
647) Precision Stones/Metals Workers/Jewelers10.8
667) Tailors10.8
674) Miscellaneous Precision Apparel/Fabric Workers10.8
736) Typesetters/Compositors10.8
737) Miscellaneous Printing Machine Operators10.8
744) Textile Sewing Machine Operators21.7
777) Miscellaneous Machine Operators, n.e.c.10.8
785) Assemblers10.8
980) Welfare (Non-SSI)21.7
992) Disabled32.5
994) Student21.7
995) Homemaker5143.2
996) Care for disabled relative21.7
Missing5144 
TOTAL118100.0
44) How old is she [mother] now? (V40)
TOTAL%
19) 10.0
21) 10.0
22) 10.0
23) 50.1
24) 30.1
25) 30.1
26) 40.1
27) 30.1
28) 130.3
29) 150.4
30) 561.4
31) 561.4
32) 1142.8
33) 1493.7
34) 2115.2
35) 2275.6
36) 3127.7
37) 2546.2
38) 2927.2
39) 2837.0
40) 3227.9
41) 2014.9
42) 2857.0
43) 2175.3
44) 1483.6
45) 1593.9
46) 1192.9
47) 882.2
48) 1042.6
49) 922.3
50) 731.8
51) 611.5
52) 521.3
53) 280.7
54) 290.7
55) 250.6
56) 190.5
57) 110.3
58) 80.2
59) 70.2
60) 70.2
61) 10.0
62) 10.0
63) 10.0
64) 10.0
65) 20.0
66) 30.1
69) 10.0
70) 10.0
Missing1193 
TOTAL4069100.0
45) What is the highest level of education that she [mother] completed? (V41)
TOTAL%
1) Elementary school or less50711.1
2) Middle school or less3778.2
3) Some high school60113.1
4) High school graduate113724.8
5) Some college/university89719.6
6) College graduate or more106523.2
Missing678 
TOTAL4584100.0
46) Do your parents (or adult guardians) own or rent the house or apartment where you now live? (V42)
TOTAL%
1) Own285555.0
2) Rent225143.4
3) Lives with relatives501.0
4) Lives with friends/non-relatives30.1
5) Other310.6
Missing72 
TOTAL5190100.0
47) Compared to five years ago, do you think your family's economic situation is: (V43)
TOTAL%
1) Much better104520.0
2) Better176233.8
3) About the same171933.0
4) Worse60311.6
5) Much worse841.6
Missing49 
TOTAL5213100.0
48) What do you think your family's economic situation is? (V44)
TOTAL%
1) Wealthy2224.3
2) Upper-middle class197338.1
3) Lower-middle class190136.7
4) Working class98119.0
5) Poor971.9
Missing88 
TOTAL5174100.0
49) What is your job? (V46)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL460493.046232
50) How many hours per week do you work at it? (V47)
TOTAL%
1) 1122.9
2) 2163.8
3) 3174.1
4) 4337.9
5) 5399.4
6) 6337.9
7) 7184.3
8) 8327.7
9) 992.2
10) 104611.0
11) 1161.4
12) 12163.8
13) 1381.9
14) 1441.0
15) 15204.8
16) 16184.3
17) 1720.5
18) 1871.7
19) 1910.2
20) 20245.8
21) 2120.5
22) 2241.0
24) 24102.4
25) 2592.2
26) 2610.2
28) 2841.0
30) 30122.9
31) 3110.2
32) 3220.5
33) 3310.2
35) 3530.7
37) 3710.2
39) 3910.2
40) 40 or more51.2
Missing4845 
TOTAL417100.0
51) Approximately how much do you earn per week in this job? (V48)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41762.72957
52) Do you know a language other than English? (V49)
TOTAL%
1) Yes483492.0
2) No4188.0
Missing10 
TOTAL5252100.0
53) 9If yes) What language is that? (If more than one, please list first the language you know best) (V50)
TOTAL%
1) Spanish305363.5
2) French561.2
3) Creole (Haitian)1483.1
4) Portuguese90.2
5) Chinese942.0
6) German80.2
7) Dutch40.1
9) Hebrew/Yiddish70.1
10) Tagalog/other Philippine languages60612.6
11) Other European languages220.5
12) Other Asian languages280.6
13) Other Middle Eastern languages140.3
14) Other African languages50.1
15) Spanglish511.1
17) Other250.5
20) Vietnamese3256.8
21) Lao1563.2
22) Cambodian791.6
23) Hmong541.1
24) Japanese210.4
25) Korean140.3
26) Thai150.3
27) Hindi/Tamil/Urdu/other Indian110.2
Missing457 
TOTAL4805100.0
54) How well do you speak that language (or the foreign language that you know best)? (V51)
TOTAL%
1) Very little3467.2
2) Not well64913.5
3) Well202442.0
4) Very well180537.4
Missing438 
TOTAL4824100.0
55) How well do you understand that language? (V52)
TOTAL%
1) Very little1543.2
2) Not well3246.7
3) Well201541.8
4) Very well233148.3
Missing438 
TOTAL4824100.0
56) How well do you read that language? (V53)
TOTAL%
1) Very little92419.2
2) Not well104621.7
3) Well166534.6
4) Very well118224.5
Missing445 
TOTAL4817100.0
57) How well do you write that language? (V54)
TOTAL%
1) Very little112823.4
2) Not well122425.4
3) Well149731.1
4) Very well96420.0
Missing449 
TOTAL4813100.0
58) Do people in your home speak a language other than English? (V55)
TOTAL%
1) Yes483493.1
2) No3586.9
Missing70 
TOTAL5192100.0
59) (If yes) What language is that? (If more than one please list first the language that they use most often) (V56)
TOTAL%
1) Spanish292160.4
2) French461.0
3) Creole (Haitian)1493.1
4) Portuguese110.2
5) Chinese982.0
6) German80.2
7) Dutch40.1
8) Russian10.0
9) Hebrew/Yiddish80.2
10) Tagalog/other Philippine languages75615.6
11) Other European languages250.5
12) Other Asian languages340.7
13) Other Middle Eastern languages170.4
14) Other African languages90.2
15) Spanglish110.2
16) Jive or other popular language10.0
17) Other541.1
20) Vietnamese3266.7
21) Lao1583.3
22) Cambodian821.7
23) Hmong511.1
24) Japanese240.5
25) Korean180.4
26) Thai160.3
27) Hindi/Tamil/Urdu/other Indian110.2
Missing423 
TOTAL4839100.0
60) How often do people in your home use this language when they are talking to each other? (Or the language they use most often) (V57)
TOTAL%
1) Seldom1984.1
2) From time to time56511.7
3) Often159533.0
4) Always248151.3
Missing423 
TOTAL4839100.0
61) When you talk to your parents (or guardians), what language do you most often use? (V58)
TOTAL%
0) English207139.7
1) Spanish203639.0
2) French30.1
3) Creole (Haitian)791.5
4) Portuguese60.1
5) Chinese681.3
10) Tagalog/other Philippine languages1232.4
11) Other European languages30.1
12) Other Asian languages130.2
13) Other Middle Eastern languages80.2
14) Other African languages50.1
15) Spanglish1472.8
16) Jive or other popular language10.0
17) Multiple languages350.7
18) Other210.4
20) Vietnamese2975.7
21) Lao1442.8
22) Cambodian701.3
23) Hmong521.0
24) Japanese110.2
25) Korean90.2
26) Thai120.2
27) Hindi/Tamil/Urdu/other Indian30.1
Missing45 
TOTAL5217100.0
62) In what language do you prefer to speak most of the time? (V59)
TOTAL%
0) English379873.1
1) Spanish76914.8
2) French90.2
3) Creole (Haitian)260.5
4) Portuguese20.0
5) Chinese300.6
6) German10.0
10) Tagalog/other Philippine languages861.7
11) Other European languages50.1
12) Other Asian languages30.1
13) Other Middle Eastern languages40.1
14) Other African languages40.1
15) Spanglish1262.4
17) Other440.8
20) Vietnamese1512.9
21) Lao761.5
22) Cambodian230.4
23) Hmong190.4
24) Japanese40.1
25) Korean80.2
26) Thai70.1
27) Hindi/Tamil/Urdu/other Indian30.1
Missing64 
TOTAL5198100.0
63) What is the highest level of education you would like to achieve? (V60)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school230.4
2) Finish high school2184.2
3) Finish some college2635.0
4) Finish college128424.5
5) Finish a graduate degree344665.8
Missing28 
TOTAL5234100.0
64) And realistically speaking, what is the highest level of education that you think you will get? (V61)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school280.5
2) Finish high school4829.2
3) Finish some college62912.0
4) Finish college189536.2
5) Finish a graduate degree219642.0
Missing32 
TOTAL5230100.0
65) What job would you like to have as an adult? (V62)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4874159.686128
66) And realistically speaking, how certain are you of getting this job as an adult? (V63)
TOTAL%
1) Not certain at all54711.0
2) Pretty certain263853.2
3) Very certain175535.4
4) Other160.3
Missing306 
TOTAL4956100.0
67) Among the following job categories, which is the one that comes closest to the job that you would like to have when you become an adult? (V64)
TOTAL%
1) Factory worker440.9
2) Office clerk921.8
3) Salesperson450.9
4) Technician/computer programmer3326.5
5) Nurse/physical therapist/dietician3005.9
6) Business executive/manager4629.1
7) Engineer60811.9
8) Teacher/professor3366.6
9) Lawyer58311.4
10) Doctor/physician117022.9
11) Other clerical/technical1342.6
12) Other managerial/professional4007.8
13) Actor/entertainer/artist2985.8
14) Other2955.8
Missing163 
TOTAL5099100.0
68) And how do you see your chances of getting this job? (V65)
TOTAL%
1) Very poor490.9
2) Poor3566.9
3) Good318161.6
4) Very good157730.5
Missing99 
TOTAL5163100.0
69) If your father (or stepfather) was born in a foreign country, why did he come to the United States? (Please check the answer that most applies) (V66)
TOTAL%
1) Economic improvement112037.5
2) Political reasons108236.2
3) Reunite/family reasons2648.8
4) Other/educational reasons1023.4
5) Other/personal problems893.0
6) Economic/political reasons391.3
7) Economic improvement, reunite/family reasons160.5
8) Political, reunite/family reasons60.2
9) Other2689.0
Missing2276 
TOTAL2986100.0
70) (If father or stepfather born in a foreign country) Does he identify himself as an American now? (V67)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85619.3
2) No359080.7
Missing816 
TOTAL4446100.0
71) (If V67 is no) How does he identify, that is what does he call himself? (V68)
TOTAL%
1) Same as country of birth237090.7
2) Latin/Hispanic/Chicano742.8
3) Black/African50.2
4) Asian30.1
6) Arab/Muslim20.1
7) Other nationality512.0
8) Other pan-nationality180.7
9) Mixed nationalities100.4
10) Hmong born in Laos321.2
11) Chinese born in Vietnam361.4
12) Chinese born outside China/Vietnam120.5
Missing2649 
TOTAL2613100.0
72) If your mother (or stepmother) was born in a foreign country, why did she come to the United States? (Please check the answer that most applies) (V69)
TOTAL%
1) Economic improvement112833.7
2) Political reasons102430.6
3) Reunite/family reasons82124.6
4) Other/educational reasons1053.1
5) Other/personal problems792.4
6) Economic/political reasons371.1
7) Economic improvement, reunite/family reasons180.5
8) Political, reunite/family reasons70.2
9) Other1253.7
Missing1918 
TOTAL3344100.0
73) (If mother or stepmother born in a foreign country) Does she identify as an American now? (V70)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96720.3
2) No379379.7
Missing502 
TOTAL4760100.0
74) (If V70 is no) How does she identify, that is what does she call herself? (V71)
TOTAL%
1) Same as country of birth253792.0
2) Latin/Hispanic/Chicano712.6
3) Black/African40.1
4) Asian50.2
5) Jewish/Hebrew20.1
6) Arab/Muslim10.0
7) Other nationality341.2
8) Other pan-nationality110.4
9) Mixed nationalities70.3
10) Hmong born in Laos361.3
11) Chinese born in Vietnam321.2
12) Chinese born outside China/Vietnam170.6
Missing2505 
TOTAL2757100.0
75) How many close friends do you have in school? (V72)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL517713.10718
76) How many of those close friends have parents who came from foreign countries, that is who were not born in the U.S.? (V73)
TOTAL%
1) None2354.6
2) Some168733.0
3) Many or most318862.4
Missing152 
TOTAL5110100.0
77) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Cuba) (V74A)
TOTAL%
0) No59123.3
1) Yes194876.7
Missing2723 
TOTAL2539100.0
78) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Columbia) (V74B)
TOTAL%
0) No172768.0
1) Yes81332.0
Missing2722 
TOTAL2540100.0
79) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Haiti) (V74C)
TOTAL%
0) No224488.4
1) Yes29511.6
Missing2723 
TOTAL2539100.0
80) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Nicaragua) (V74D)
TOTAL%
0) No178270.2
1) Yes75729.8
Missing2723 
TOTAL2539100.0
81) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Jamaica/Bahamas) (V74E)
TOTAL%
0) No207881.8
1) Yes46118.2
Missing2723 
TOTAL2539100.0
82) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (China/Taiwan) (V74F)
TOTAL%
0) No425692.4
1) Yes3497.6
Missing657 
TOTAL4605100.0
83) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Brazil) (V74G)
TOTAL%
0) No246897.2
1) Yes712.8
Missing2723 
TOTAL2539100.0
84) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Argentina/Uruguay) (V74H)
TOTAL%
0) No236293.0
1) Yes1777.0
Missing2723 
TOTAL2539100.0
85) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Latin America/Dominican Rep.) (V74I)
TOTAL%
0) No156761.7
1) Yes97338.3
Missing2722 
TOTAL2540100.0
86) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Canada/Europe) (V74J)
TOTAL%
0) No410889.2
1) Yes49810.8
Missing656 
TOTAL4606100.0
87) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Asia/Africa) (V74K)
TOTAL%
0) No234892.5
1) Yes1917.5
Missing2723 
TOTAL2539100.0
88) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Puerto Rico) (V74L)
TOTAL%
0) No190975.2
1) Yes63024.8
Missing2723 
TOTAL2539100.0
89) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Mexico) (V74M)
TOTAL%
0) No114555.4
1) Yes92244.6
Missing3195 
TOTAL2067100.0
90) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Philippines) (V74N)
TOTAL%
0) No101949.3
1) Yes104850.7
Missing3195 
TOTAL2067100.0
91) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Vietnam) (V74O)
TOTAL%
0) No140568.0
1) Yes66232.0
Missing3195 
TOTAL2067100.0
92) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Laos) (V74P)
TOTAL%
0) No164379.5
1) Yes42420.5
Missing3195 
TOTAL2067100.0
93) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Cambodia) (V74Q)
TOTAL%
0) No184189.1
1) Yes22610.9
Missing3195 
TOTAL2067100.0
94) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Other Asian Countries) (V74R)
TOTAL%
0) No169882.1
1) Yes36917.9
Missing3195 
TOTAL2067100.0
95) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Other Latin American Countries) (V74S)
TOTAL%
0) No193493.6
1) Yes1336.4
Missing3195 
TOTAL2067100.0
96) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (Other African Countries) (V74T)
TOTAL%
0) No198496.0
1) Yes834.0
Missing3195 
TOTAL2067100.0
97) From what countries did most of the parents of your friends come? (U.S. Ethnic Minorities) (V74U)
TOTAL%
0) No213597.4
1) Yes572.6
Missing3070 
TOTAL2192100.0
98) In talking with your friends at school, do you sometimes use a language other than English? (V75)
TOTAL%
1) Yes355173.4
2) No128426.6
Missing427 
TOTAL4835100.0
99) What language [used with friends at school] is this? (V76)
TOTAL%
1) Spanish248370.6
2) French270.8
3) Creole (Haitian)1053.0
4) Portuguese20.1
5) Chinese280.8
6) German60.2
7) Dutch10.0
9) Hebrew/Yiddish20.1
10) Tagalog/other Philippine languages2547.2
11) Other European languages80.2
12) Other Asian languages40.1
13) Other Middle Eastern languages10.0
15) Spanglish250.7
16) Jive or other popular language80.2
17) Multiple languages260.7
20) Vietnamese2416.9
21) Lao1353.8
22) Cambodian712.0
23) Hmong320.9
24) Japanese80.2
25) Korean60.2
26) Thai70.2
27) Hindi/Tamil/Urdu/other Indian10.0
28) Other351.0
Missing1746 
TOTAL3516100.0
100) How often do you use this language [language used with friends at school] when talking with your school friends? (V77)
TOTAL%
1) Seldom64223.6
2) From time to time103137.9
3) Often98536.2
4) Always622.3
Missing2542 
TOTAL2720100.0
101) How do you identify, that is what do you call yourself? (V78)
TOTAL%
0) American64012.4
1) Anglo-American430.8
2) Black American571.1
3) Hispanic65112.6
4) Cuban1803.5
5) Cuban-American62812.2
6) Nicaraguan1112.2
7) Nicaraguan-American410.8
8) Haitian390.8
9) Haitian-American470.9
10) Colombian490.9
11) Colombian-American511.0
12) Other Latin American nationality791.5
13) Canadian or Canadian-American70.1
14) Other European nationality70.1
15) Other Asian/Middle Eastern nationality310.6
16) Other African nationality20.0
17) Other nationality1543.0
18) Other hyphenated nationality (natl-American)3065.9
19) Hispanic-American220.4
20) Mexican2635.1
21) Mexican-American2094.0
22) Filipino2484.8
23) Filipino-American4829.3
24) Vietnamese1442.8
25) Vietnamese-American1502.9
26) Lao1001.9
27) Lao-American380.7
28) Cambodian340.7
29) Cambodian-American340.7
30) Hmong320.6
31) Hmong-American140.3
32) Chinese350.7
33) Chinese-American400.8
34) Japanese70.1
35) Japanese-American160.3
36) Korean70.1
37) Korean-American90.2
38) Indian60.1
39) Indian-American30.1
40) Thai40.1
41) Thai-American50.1
43) Other Asian nationalities60.1
44) Other hyphenated Asian nationalities190.4
45) Indochinese10.0
46) Asian60.1
47) Asian-American60.1
50) Latin American (not Mexican) nationalities150.3
51) Hyphenated Latin American nationalities40.1
52) Other mixed nationalities/ethnic minorities791.5
Missing101 
TOTAL5161100.0
102) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: There is racial discrimination in economic opportunities in the U.S. (V79)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot200438.6
2) Agree a little228243.9
3) Disagree a little62312.0
4) Disagree a lot2855.5
Missing68 
TOTAL5194100.0
103) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: The American way of life weakens the family. (V80)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot60711.8
2) Agree a little169532.9
3) Disagree a little185736.1
4) Disagree a lot98719.2
Missing116 
TOTAL5146100.0
104) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: There is much conflict between different racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. (V81)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot254449.4
2) Agree a little181135.1
3) Disagree a little59311.5
4) Disagree a lot2074.0
Missing107 
TOTAL5155100.0
105) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: Non-whites have as many opportunities to get ahead economically as whites in the U.S. (V82)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot125224.2
2) Agree a little142827.6
3) Disagree a little149628.9
4) Disagree a lot100319.4
Missing83 
TOTAL5179100.0
106) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: There is no better country to live in than the United States. (V83)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot166832.1
2) Agree a little145328.0
3) Disagree a little121523.4
4) Disagree a lot86216.6
Missing64 
TOTAL5198100.0
107) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: Americans generally feel superior to foreigners. (V84)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot187936.3
2) Agree a little196738.0
3) Disagree a little89817.3
4) Disagree a lot4358.4
Missing83 
TOTAL5179100.0
108) Have you ever felt discriminated against? (V85)
TOTAL%
1) Yes288455.2
2) No233844.8
Missing40 
TOTAL5222100.0
109) (If V85 is yes) And by whom did you feel discriminated against? (Teachers) (V86A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes77428.0
2) No199372.0
Missing2495 
TOTAL2767100.0
110) (If V85 is yes) And by whom did you feel discriminated against? (Students) (V86B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes162458.7
2) No114341.3
Missing2495 
TOTAL2767100.0
111) (If V85 is yes) And by whom did you feel discriminated against? (Counselors) (V86C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1535.5
2) No261494.5
Missing2495 
TOTAL2767100.0
112) (If V85 is yes) And by whom did you feel discriminated against? (White Americans in General) (V86D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes104237.7
2) No172562.3
Missing2495 
TOTAL2767100.0
113) (If V85 is yes) And by whom did you feel discriminated against? (Cubans in General) (V86E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32811.9
2) No243988.1
Missing2495 
TOTAL2767100.0
114) (If V85 is yes) And by whom did you feel discriminated against? (Black Americans in General) (V86F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85330.8
2) No191469.2
Missing2495 
TOTAL2767100.0
115) What do you think was the main reason for discriminating against you? (V87)
TOTAL%
1) Ethnic/national origin49341.0
2) Race23219.3
3) Gender131.1
4) Ethnic/national origin/race1089.0
5) Race or ethnic/national origin/gender161.3
6) Behavior/appearance unrelated to ethnicity1018.4
7) Race/national/ethnic origin & behavior/appearance151.2
8) Feelings of superiority of those who discriminate473.9
9) Shortcomings of those who discriminate756.2
10) Perceptions the respondent's group is superior/discriminates30.2
11) Idiosyncrasies/behavior directed at individual796.6
12) Generalized feeling201.7
Missing4060 
TOTAL1202100.0
116) John said: 'Education is the key to get ahead in this country. I'll get as much education as I can.' Peter said: 'Education is less important than meeting the right people. As soon as I can, I'll leave school.' Who do you think is right? (V88)
TOTAL%
1) Education is key to success472290.2
2) Meeting people is key1723.3
3) Neither3406.5
Missing28 
TOTAL5234100.0
117) Mary said: 'For a woman, the important thing is to meet the right man so that she can marry and have a nice family.' Jane said: 'For a woman, the important thing is to get an education so that she can be financially independent.' Who do you think is right? (V89)
TOTAL%
1) Meet the right man55710.7
2) Education is more important398576.7
3) Neither65312.6
Missing67 
TOTAL5195100.0
118) Juan and Pedro are both high school seniors. An older friend who just opened a store offers them both jobs as salesmen. He argues that they will be better off going to work for him rather than staying in school because they will earn money and learn the business. Juan says: 'I'll take the job, it's better than just sitting in class and I'll learn about the real world.' Pedro says, 'I'll stay in school, in the long run, getting a degree will be better for me.' Who do you think is right? (V90)
TOTAL%
1) Take job1773.4
2) Stay in school490193.7
3) Neither1553.0
Missing29 
TOTAL5233100.0
119) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: If someone has the chance to help a person get a job, it is always better to choose a relative rather than a friend. (V91)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot70313.5
2) Agree a little174633.5
3) Disagree a little171832.9
4) Disagree a lot105020.1
Missing45 
TOTAL5217100.0
120) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: When someone has a serious problem, only relatives can help. (V92)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot2675.1
2) Agree a little55810.7
3) Disagree a little144227.6
4) Disagree a lot295856.6
Missing37 
TOTAL5225100.0
121) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: When looking for a job a person should find a job near his/her parents even if it means losing a better job somewhere else. (V93)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot2314.4
2) Agree a little56610.9
3) Disagree a little142027.3
4) Disagree a lot299057.4
Missing55 
TOTAL5207100.0
122) During a typical weekday, how many hours do you spend studying or doing school homework? (V94)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one127024.3
2) One or two194037.1
3) Two to three100919.3
4) Three to four5109.8
5) Four to five2234.3
6) Five or more2735.2
Missing37 
TOTAL5225100.0
123) Who helps you most with your homework when you need help? (V95)
TOTAL%
1) Mother or father148728.5
2) Brother or sister100119.2
3) Friends100619.3
4) Teachers3146.0
5) Counselors50.1
6) Other1713.3
7) No one124123.8
Missing37 
TOTAL5225100.0
124) During the typical weekday, how many hours do you spend watching television? (V96)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one55310.6
2) One or two108520.8
3) Two to three112421.5
4) Three to four75514.5
5) Four to five5119.8
6) Five or more119522.9
Missing39 
TOTAL5223100.0
125) Francois and Luis are both students whose parents are foreign born. Francois says: 'I am sometimes embarrassed because my parents don't know American ways.' Luis says: 'I am never embarrassed by my parents, I like the way they do things.' Which one comes closest to how you feel? (V97)
TOTAL%
1) Francois87516.8
2) Luis395675.9
3) Neither3847.4
Missing47 
TOTAL5215100.0
126) How often do you prefer American ways of doing things? (V98)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time3857.4
2) Most of the time182434.9
3) Sometimes278553.3
4) Never2274.3
Missing41 
TOTAL5221100.0
127) How often do your parents (or adults with whom you live) prefer American ways of doing things? (V99)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2094.0
2) Most of the time116622.3
3) Sometimes324062.1
4) Never60511.6
Missing42 
TOTAL5220100.0
128) And how often do you get in trouble because your way of doing things is different from that of your parents? (V100)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time4168.0
2) Most of the time96318.4
3) Sometimes220042.1
4) Never164631.5
Missing37 
TOTAL5225100.0
129) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I feel that I am a person of worth, at least on an equal basis with others. (V101)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot331164.0
2) Agree a little143927.8
3) Disagree a little2945.7
4) Disagree a lot1312.5
Missing87 
TOTAL5175100.0
130) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: I feel that I have a number of good qualities. (V102)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot351367.4
2) Agree a little145427.9
3) Disagree a little1923.7
4) Disagree a lot561.1
Missing47 
TOTAL5215100.0
131) Please indicate you feel about the following statements: All in all, I am inclined to feel that I am a failure. (V103)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot1733.3
2) Agree a little55810.7
3) Disagree a little98819.0
4) Disagree a lot347866.9
Missing65 
TOTAL5197100.0
132) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: I am able to do things as well as most other people. (V104)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot337364.7
2) Agree a little146028.0
3) Disagree a little2755.3
4) Disagree a lot1082.1
Missing46 
TOTAL5216100.0
133) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: I feel I do not have much to be proud of. (V105)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot3276.3
2) Agree a little62011.9
3) Disagree a little89617.3
4) Disagree a lot334964.5
Missing70 
TOTAL5192100.0
134) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: I take a positive attitude toward myself. (V106)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot294556.7
2) Agree a little164631.7
3) Disagree a little4608.9
4) Disagree a lot1402.7
Missing71 
TOTAL5191100.0
135) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: On the whole, I am satisfied with myself. (V107)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot290756.0
2) Agree a little161431.1
3) Disagree a little51810.0
4) Disagree a lot1532.9
Missing70 
TOTAL5192100.0
136) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: I wish I could have more respect for myself. (V108)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot110421.3
2) Agree a little139927.0
3) Disagree a little100019.3
4) Disagree a lot168332.5
Missing76 
TOTAL5186100.0
137) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: I certainly feel useless at times. (V109)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot53910.4
2) Agree a little155930.0
3) Disagree a little130125.0
4) Disagree a lot179634.6
Missing67 
TOTAL5195100.0
138) Please indicate how you feel about the following statements: At times I think I am no good at all. (V110)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot55210.6
2) Agree a little104620.1
3) Disagree a little102119.6
4) Disagree a lot259549.8
Missing48 
TOTAL5214100.0
139) What is the name of the capital of the country that your father is from? (V111A)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer3817.8
1) Correct answer321465.9
2) Doesn't know128526.3
Missing382 
TOTAL4880100.0
140) What is the name of the capital of the country that your mother is from? (V111B)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer29810.0
1) Correct answer176559.2
2) Doesn't know91630.7
Missing2283 
TOTAL2979100.0
141) What is the name of the President or Prime Minister of the country where your father is from? (V112A)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer1262.6
1) Correct answer236949.2
2) Doesn't know231848.2
Missing449 
TOTAL4813100.0
142) What is the name of the President or Prime Minister of the country where your mother is from? (V112B)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer933.2
1) Correct answer111738.1
2) Doesn't know171958.7
Missing2333 
TOTAL2929100.0
143) Do you know how many people live in the country that your father is from? (V113A)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer135828.1
1) Correct answer4539.4
2) Doesn't know302262.5
Missing429 
TOTAL4833100.0
144) Do you know how many people live in the country that your mother is from? (V113B)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer74425.2
1) Correct answer2558.6
2) Doesn't know195766.2
Missing2306 
TOTAL2956100.0
145) Below is a list of feelings that people sometimes have. For each answer, how often have you felt this way during the past week? I felt sad. (V114)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely264650.7
2) Some of the time180234.5
3) Occasionally53510.3
4) Most of the time2344.5
Missing45 
TOTAL5217100.0
146) Below is a list of feelings that people sometimes have. For each answer, how often have you felt this way during the past week? I could not get 'going'. (V115)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely266951.4
2) Some of the time173833.5
3) Occasionally59111.4
4) Most of the time1973.8
Missing67 
TOTAL5195100.0
147) Below is a list of feelings that people sometimes have. For each answer, how often have you felt this way during the past week? I did not feel like eating; my appetite was poor. (V116)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely318061.2
2) Some of the time129524.9
3) Occasionally4809.2
4) Most of the time2394.6
Missing68 
TOTAL5194100.0
148) Below is a list of feelings that people sometimes have. For each answer, how often have you felt this way during the past week? I felt depressed. (V117)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely288855.5
2) Some of the time140227.0
3) Occasionally57111.0
4) Most of the time3386.5
Missing63 
TOTAL5199100.0
149) Finally, this is another list that describes kids. Please answer how true each statement is for you. My parents do not like me very much. (V118)
TOTAL%
1) Very true1522.9
2) Partly true2464.7
3) Not very true70413.5
4) Not true at all412278.9
Missing38 
TOTAL5224100.0
150) Finally, this is another list that describes kids. Please answer how true each statement is for you. It is important to me to get good grades. (V119)
TOTAL%
1) Very true400076.6
2) Partly true90517.3
3) Not very true1833.5
4) Not true at all1352.6
Missing39 
TOTAL5223100.0
151) Finally, this is another list that describes kids. Please answer how true each statement is for you. I take a positive attitude toward myself. (V120)
TOTAL%
1) Very true301558.2
2) Partly true157030.3
3) Not very true4298.3
4) Not true at all1653.2
Missing83 
TOTAL5179100.0
152) Finally, this is another list that describes kids. Please answer how true each statement is for you. My parents are not usually very interested in what I say. (V121)
TOTAL%
1) Very true3406.5
2) Partly true90317.3
3) Not very true127824.5
4) Not true at all269151.6
Missing50 
TOTAL5212100.0
153) Finally, this is another list that describes kids. Please answer how true each statement is for you. No matter how much education I get, people will still discriminate against me. (V122)
TOTAL%
1) Very true54410.4
2) Partly true108220.7
3) Not very true139626.7
4) Not true at all219842.1
Missing42 
TOTAL5220100.0
154) Father's Socio-Economic Index (SEI) Score (V123)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL396936.45919
155) Mother's Socio-Economic Index (SEI) Score (V124)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL349234.18117
156) Father Occupational Prestige Score (Treiman Scale) (V125)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL396943.40514
157) Mother Occupational Prestige Score (Treiman Scale) (V126)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL349243.10314
158) Respondent's desired job SEI Score (V127)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL485667.36620
159) Respondent's desired job Prestige Score (Treiman Scale) (V128)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL485662.33513
160) National Percentile on Stanford Math Achievement Test (V132)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL442153.15930
161) Total score on Stanford Math Achievement Test (V133)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4446693.99162
162) National percentile on Stanford Reading Achievement Test (V134)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL451941.55328
163) Total score on Stanford Reading Achievement Test (V135)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4522663.68161
164) Grade Point Average (V139)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51542.5221
165) Percent of white students in school (V140)
TOTAL%
0) 470.9
1) 3767.1
3) 1953.7
4) 3426.5
5) 2985.7
6) 3616.9
8) 1292.5
12) 1342.5
13) 661.3
15) 4428.4
16) 1001.9
21) 961.8
22) 52410.0
24) 4097.8
26) 1112.1
30) 1102.1
32) 1212.3
34) 290.6
44) 360.7
46) 490.9
50) 1853.5
51) 4127.8
52) 2063.9
53) 2384.5
58) 831.6
64) 1302.5
65) 330.6
TOTAL5262100.0
166) Percent of black students in school (V141)
TOTAL%
0) 2073.9
0) 1863.5
1) 3697.0
3) 5069.6
4) 53910.2
5) 1723.3
7) 1372.6
8) 2073.9
9) 1953.7
11) 1292.5
13) 721.4
14) 3656.9
15) 2494.7
16) 52410.0
17) 2645.0
20) 1212.3
22) 1462.8
24) 1112.1
28) 661.3
36) 360.7
39) 851.6
42) 1102.1
48) 220.4
51) 1021.9
54) 130.2
64) 2184.1
90) 641.2
92) 470.9
TOTAL5262100.0
167) Percent of Hispanic students in school (V142)
TOTAL%
4) 641.2
7) 801.5
8) 5129.7
10) 831.6
12) 420.8
15) 1763.3
17) 52410.0
18) 1903.6
20) 220.4
23) 4578.7
24) 1372.6
25) 721.4
26) 1102.1
28) 340.6
29) 2033.9
30) 350.7
33) 1001.9
35) 841.6
37) 1462.8
43) 1082.1
48) 490.9
59) 851.6
70) 1993.8
74) 961.8
80) 1292.5
84) 1863.5
87) 4027.6
90) 3616.9
92) 2344.4
94) 1352.6
99) 2073.9
TOTAL5262100.0
168) Percent of Asian students in school (V143)
TOTAL%
0) 2544.8
0) 1693.2
1) 164531.3
2) 5039.6
3) 2865.4
4) 1302.5
10) 330.6
11) 1803.4
13) 1392.6
17) 1102.1
18) 831.6
20) 460.9
24) 1462.8
27) 1112.1
32) 881.7
34) 1001.9
35) 1723.3
37) 3406.5
41) 661.3
45) 66112.6
TOTAL5262100.0
169) Minority School Dummy (V144)
TOTAL%
0) Fifty-nine percent or less Black/Hispanic302957.6
1) Sixty percent or more Black/Hispanic223342.4
TOTAL5262100.0
170) Percent of students eligible for subsidized lunch at school (V145)
TOTAL%
0) 2073.9
12) 330.6
13) 1302.5
14) 2033.9
20) 1953.7
21) 831.6
25) 1723.3
26) 460.9
28) 3616.9
28) 3406.5
29) 851.6
29) 340.6
30) 360.7
32) 661.3
33) 1392.6
36) 290.6
38) 721.4
39) 52410.0
39) 1993.8
43) 350.7
47) 1863.5
47) 731.4
52) 961.8
56) 1102.1
58) 130.2
58) 881.7
59) 220.4
63) 490.9
64) 1001.9
67) 1342.5
71) 1082.1
72) 641.2
72) 2344.4
72) 1372.6
74) 2073.9
82) 1292.5
83) 1112.1
84) 1352.6
84) 841.6
84) 470.9
92) 1462.8
TOTAL5262100.0
171) Total school population (V146)
TOTAL%
707) 1372.6
820) 1532.9
824) 490.9
884) 1723.3
900) 541.0
910) 721.4
1049) 1392.6
1102) 1292.5
1137) 470.9
1143) 841.6
1150) 1082.1
1173) 961.8
1184) 1342.5
1196) 350.7
1228) 1302.5
1245) 1352.6
1325) 220.4
1347) 130.2
1416) 641.2
1423) 1112.1
1438) 460.9
1525) 2033.9
1553) 1102.1
1561) 881.7
1572) 731.4
1587) 360.7
1689) 1863.5
1733) 2344.4
1742) 3406.5
1758) 330.6
1822) 831.6
1847) 340.6
1880) 1462.8
2028) 290.6
2032) 1001.9
2088) 1993.8
2132) 2073.9
2277) 52410.0
2476) 661.3
3072) 851.6
3484) 3616.9
3568) 1953.7
TOTAL5262100.0
172) Type of school attended (V147)
TOTAL%
0) Suburban332563.2
1) Inner city193736.8
TOTAL5262100.0
173) Parent Socioeconomic Status Index [END OF WAVE I] (V148)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5262-0.0631
174) Re-interviewed at T2? [START OF WAVE II] (V203)
TOTAL%
0) No97418.5
1) Yes428881.5
TOTAL5262100.0
175) School (V204)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4597203.746190
176) What grade are you in? (V205)
TOTAL%
9) Ninth grade130.3
10) Tenth grade481.1
11) Eleventh grade198547.1
12) Twelfth grade199747.4
13) High school graduate310.7
14) College freshman832.0
15) College sophomore411.0
16) College junior10.0
44) Vocational school40.1
66) Other100.2
Missing1049 
TOTAL4213100.0
177) What is your sex? (V206)
TOTAL%
1) Male207048.3
2) Female221851.7
Missing974 
TOTAL4288100.0
178) How much do you agree with each of the following statements about your current school and teachers? There is real school spirit. (V207)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot93221.9
2) Agree a little220451.8
3) Disagree a little76918.1
4) Disagree a lot3498.2
Missing1008 
TOTAL4254100.0
179) How much do you agree with each of the following statements about your current school and teachers? Students make friends with other racial and ethnic groups. (V208)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot203547.9
2) Agree a little177341.7
3) Disagree a little3768.8
4) Disagree a lot681.6
Missing1010 
TOTAL4252100.0
180) How much do you agree with each of the following statements about your current school and teachers? The teaching is good. (V209)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot126129.6
2) Agree a little236555.6
3) Disagree a little52512.3
4) Disagree a lot1062.5
Missing1005 
TOTAL4257100.0
181) How much do you agree with each of the following statements about your current school and teachers? Teachers are interested in students. (V210)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot112026.4
2) Agree a little221952.2
3) Disagree a little78918.6
4) Disagree a lot1192.8
Missing1015 
TOTAL4247100.0
182) How much do you agree with each of the following statements about your current school and teachers? I don't feel safe at this school. (V211)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot2395.6
2) Agree a little82819.5
3) Disagree a little135932.0
4) Disagree a lot182042.9
Missing1016 
TOTAL4246100.0
183) How much do you agree with each of the following statements about your current school and teachers? Disruptions by other students get in the way of learning. (V212)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot69716.4
2) Agree a little149635.1
3) Disagree a little130730.7
4) Disagree a lot75917.8
Missing1003 
TOTAL4259100.0
184) How much do you agree with each of the following statements about your current school and teachers? Fights often occur between racial or ethnic groups. (V213)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot59514.0
2) Agree a little118527.8
3) Disagree a little125229.4
4) Disagree a lot122628.8
Missing1004 
TOTAL4258100.0
185) How much do you agree with each of the following statements about your current school and teachers? There are many gangs in school. (V214)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot48611.5
2) Agree a little116027.4
3) Disagree a little133831.6
4) Disagree a lot125429.6
Missing1024 
TOTAL4238100.0
186) How much do you agree with each of the following statements about your current school and teachers? Students are graded fairly. (V215)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot106225.0
2) Agree a little200247.1
3) Disagree a little94522.2
4) Disagree a lot2465.8
Missing1007 
TOTAL4255100.0
187) How much do you agree with each of the following statements about your current school and teachers? Discipline is fair. (V216)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot103524.3
2) Agree a little199546.9
3) Disagree a little86820.4
4) Disagree a lot3558.3
Missing1009 
TOTAL4253100.0
188) During this current school year how many times did any of the following things happen to you at school? I had something stolen from me at school. (V217)
TOTAL%
1) Never229153.6
2) Once or twice164338.5
3) More than twice3377.9
Missing991 
TOTAL4271100.0
189) During this current school year how many times did any of the following things happen to you at school? Someone offered to sell me drugs at school. (V218)
TOTAL%
1) Never313973.5
2) Once or twice63814.9
3) More than twice49211.5
Missing993 
TOTAL4269100.0
190) During this current school year how many times did any of the following things happen to you at school? Someone threatened to hurt me at school. (V219)
TOTAL%
1) Never350782.2
2) Once or twice61814.5
3) More than twice1393.3
Missing998 
TOTAL4264100.0
191) During this current school year how many times did any of the following things happen to you at school? I got into a physical fight at school. (V220)
TOTAL%
1) Never360084.4
2) Once or twice51212.0
3) More than twice1513.5
Missing999 
TOTAL4263100.0
192) [IF BORN IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY] In what year did you come to United States? (V221)
TOTAL%
74) 10.0
75) 20.1
76) 130.6
77) 713.3
78) 1195.6
79) 22410.5
80) 37817.8
81) 1637.7
82) 1557.3
83) 1507.0
84) 1446.8
85) 1697.9
86) 1708.0
87) 1105.2
88) 793.7
89) 743.5
90) 612.9
91) 452.1
Missing3134 
TOTAL2128100.0
193) How long have you lived in the United States? (V222)
TOTAL%
1) All my life200046.6
2) Ten years or more170239.7
3) Five to nine years51312.0
4) Less than five years731.7
Missing974 
TOTAL4288100.0
194) Are you a U.S. Citizen? (V223)
TOTAL%
1) Yes276168.3
2) No128331.7
Missing1218 
TOTAL4044100.0
195) How well do you speak English? (V224)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all90.2
2) Not well591.4
3) Well72617.0
4) Very well348781.5
Missing981 
TOTAL4281100.0
196) How well do you understand English? (V225)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all50.1
2) Not well390.9
3) Well62314.5
4) Very well361584.4
Missing980 
TOTAL4282100.0
197) How well do you read English? (V226)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all50.1
2) Not well972.3
3) Well82919.4
4) Very well335178.3
Missing980 
TOTAL4282100.0
198) How well do you write English? (V227)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all50.1
2) Not well1413.3
3) Well104024.3
4) Very well309672.3
Missing980 
TOTAL4282100.0
199) Which of the following best describes your present living situation? (V228)
TOTAL%
1) I live with my (biological or adoptive) father and mother277865.1
2) I live with my father and stepmother (or other female adult)801.9
3) I live with my mother and stepfather (or other male adult)3788.9
4) I live with my father alone701.6
5) I live with my mother alone68015.9
6) I alternate living with my father and mother who are divorced or separated561.3
7) I live with other adult guardian1072.5
8) Lives with spouse/significant other280.7
9) Lives alone180.4
10) Other741.7
Missing993 
TOTAL4269100.0
200) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? How many brothers or stepbrothers live with you? (V229A)
TOTAL%
0) 177142.2
1) 160938.3
2) 58914.0
3) 1764.2
4) 310.7
5) 130.3
6) 70.2
7) 20.0
8) 10.0
9) 10.0
11) 10.0
Missing1061 
TOTAL4201100.0
201) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? How many sisters or stepsisters live with you? (V229B)
TOTAL%
0) 206849.2
1) 144734.4
2) 48311.5
3) 1403.3
4) 451.1
5) 130.3
6) 30.1
7) 30.1
Missing1060 
TOTAL4202100.0
202) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? How many grandfathers or grandmothers live with you? (V229C)
TOTAL%
0) 361485.9
1) 43210.3
2) 1483.5
3) 80.2
4) 30.1
Missing1057 
TOTAL4205100.0
203) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? How many uncles or aunts live with you? (V229D)
TOTAL%
0) 389492.5
1) 2004.8
2) 811.9
3) 170.4
4) 80.2
5) 60.1
6) 10.0
8) 20.0
9) 10.0
Missing1052 
TOTAL4210100.0
204) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? How many other relatives live with you? (V229E)
TOTAL%
0) 0382890.9
1) 12135.1
2) 2942.2
3) 3501.2
4) 4130.3
5) 550.1
6) 640.1
8) 810.0
9) 920.0
10) Ten or more10.0
Missing1051 
TOTAL4211100.0
205) Which of the following people, in addition to your parents or guardians, live with you, that is in the house where you spend most of the time? How many non-relatives live with you? (V229F)
TOTAL%
0) 0394494.3
1) 11493.6
2) 2491.2
3) 3190.5
4) 450.1
5) 550.1
6) 620.0
7) 750.1
9) 920.0
10) Ten or more20.0
Missing1080 
TOTAL4182100.0
206) In total, how many people, besides you, live in the same house with you? (V230)
TOTAL%
0) 160.4
1) 1473.4
2) 55313.0
3) 119728.0
4) 104124.4
5) 66515.6
6) 3057.1
7) 1683.9
8) 862.0
9) 521.2
10) 210.5
11) 80.2
12) 60.1
13) 20.0
18) 10.0
Missing994 
TOTAL4268100.0
207) In total, how many older brothers (or stepbrothers) and sisters (or stepsisters) do you have? (V231)
TOTAL%
0) 143133.8
1) 117727.8
2) 70116.5
3) 3678.7
4) 2305.4
5) 1092.6
6) 852.0
7) 531.3
8) 320.8
9) 170.4
10) 170.4
11) 50.1
12) 60.1
13) 20.0
14) 10.0
16) 10.0
18) 10.0
19) 10.0
Missing1026 
TOTAL4236100.0
208) Please describe the present or most recent job of your father, stepfather or male guardian: Is he currently working, unemployed, retired or disabled? (V232)
TOTAL%
1) Working314579.1
2) Unemployed3558.9
3) Retired1954.9
4) Disabled1904.8
5) Retired and works892.2
Missing1288 
TOTAL3974100.0
209) What kind of work does he normally do, that is, what is his job called? [FATHER] (V233)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3524467.169290
210) Is he self-employed? [FATHER] (V234)
TOTAL%
0) No340689.1
1) Yes41810.9
Missing1438 
TOTAL3824100.0
211) What is the highest level of education that he completed [FATHER]? (V236)
TOTAL%
1) Elementary school or less41510.7
2) Middle school or less2406.2
3) Some high school46812.1
4) High school graduate84121.7
5) Some college or university90523.4
6) College graduate or more92023.8
7) Technical or vocational270.7
8) Other511.3
Missing1395 
TOTAL3867100.0
212) Please describe the present or most recent job of your mother, stepmother or female guardian: Is she currently working, unemployed, retired or disabled? (V237)
TOTAL%
1) Working285367.9
2) Unemployed111926.6
3) Retired541.3
4) Disabled1744.1
Missing1062 
TOTAL4200100.0
213) What kind of work does she normally do, that is, what is her job called? [MOTHER] (V238)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3830486.509314
214) What is the highest level of education that she completed? [MOTHER] (V241)
TOTAL%
1) Elementary school or less49112.0
2) Middle school or less3147.7
3) Some high school46711.4
4) High school graduate98324.1
5) Some college or university85120.8
6) College graduate or more90222.1
7) Technical or vocational511.2
8) Other240.6
Missing1179 
TOTAL4083100.0
215) Do your parents (or adult guardians) own or rent the house or apartment where you now live? (V242)
TOTAL%
1) Own265962.5
2) Rent154636.3
3) Respondent lives with relatives330.8
4) Respondent lives with friends/non-relatives20.0
5) Other150.4
Missing1007 
TOTAL4255100.0
216) Compared to three years ago, do you think your family's economic situation now is. . . (V243)
TOTAL%
1) Much better53812.6
2) Better137232.2
3) About the same167839.4
4) Worse58313.7
5) Much worse902.1
Missing1001 
TOTAL4261100.0
217) And three years from now, what do you think your family's economic situation will be? (V244)
TOTAL%
1) Much better100523.6
2) Better168439.6
3) About the same134731.7
4) Worse1623.8
5) Much worse521.2
Missing1012 
TOTAL4250100.0
218) Do you have a paying job at present? (V245)
TOTAL%
1) Yes159337.2
2) No268162.7
3) Recently laid off50.1
Missing983 
TOTAL4279100.0
219) If yes [HAVE A PAYING JOB], what is your job? (V246)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1567380.211156
220) How many hours per week do you work at it? [PAYING JOB] (V247)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL154921.60610
221) Approximately how much do you earn per week in this job? (V248)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1514117.65778
222) Do you know a language other than English? (V249)
TOTAL%
1) Yes391891.5
2) No3658.5
Missing979 
TOTAL4283100.0
223) (If yes) What language is that? (If more than one, please list first the language you know best) (V250)
TOTAL%
1) Spanish241361.7
2) French401.0
3) Creole (Haitian)1163.0
4) Portuguese70.2
5) Chinese972.5
6) German60.2
7) Dutch10.0
9) Hebrew/Yiddish20.1
10) Tagalog/other Philippine languages53813.7
11) Other European languages130.3
12) Other Asian languages30.1
13) Other Middle Eastern languages90.2
14) Other African languages30.1
15) Spanglish/Espanish30.1
16) Jive or other popular language20.1
17) Other50.1
18) Patois (Jamaican: if Haitian writes Patois, code as 'Creole')370.9
20) Vietnamese2787.1
21) Laotian1453.7
22) Cambodian/Khmer721.8
23) Hmong501.3
24) Japanese200.5
25) Korean140.4
26) Thai170.4
27) Hindi/Tamil/Urdu/other Indian dialect220.6
Missing1349 
TOTAL3913100.0
224) How well do you speak that language? (Or the foreign language that you know best) [SECOND LANGUAGE] (V251)
TOTAL%
1) Very little3368.6
2) Not well49912.8
3) Well161541.3
4) Very well146037.3
Missing1352 
TOTAL3910100.0
225) How well do you understand than language? [SECOND LANGUAGE] (V252)
TOTAL%
1) Very little1523.9
2) Not well1985.1
3) Well158340.5
4) Very well197850.6
Missing1351 
TOTAL3911100.0
226) How well do you read that language? [SECOND LANGUAGE] (V253)
TOTAL%
1) Very little66517.0
2) Not well83121.3
3) Well137835.3
4) Very well103426.5
Missing1354 
TOTAL3908100.0
227) How well do you write that language? [SECOND LANGUAGE] (V254)
TOTAL%
1) Very little85521.9
2) Not well100325.7
3) Well129133.0
4) Very well75919.4
Missing1354 
TOTAL3908100.0
228) So people in your home speak a language other than English? (V255)
TOTAL%
1) Yes396293.3
2) No2856.7
Missing1015 
TOTAL4247100.0
229) What language is that? (If more than one please list first the language that they use most often) (V256)
TOTAL%
1) Spanish231658.6
2) French220.6
3) Creole (Haitian)1173.0
4) Portuguese60.2
5) Chinese1022.6
6) German90.2
7) Dutch40.1
9) Hebrew/Yiddish30.1
10) Tagalog/other Philippine languages67016.9
11) Other European languages150.4
12) Other Asian languages30.1
13) Other Middle Eastern languages120.3
14) Other African languages50.1
15) Spanglish/Espanish10.0
18) Patois (Jamaican: if Haitian writes Patois, code as 'Creole')310.8
20) Vietnamese2807.1
21) Laotian1463.7
22) Cambodian/Khmer731.8
23) Hmong501.3
24) Japanese170.4
25) Korean160.4
26) Thai160.4
27) Hindi/Tamil/Urdu/other Indian dialect280.7
28) Other120.3
Missing1308 
TOTAL3954100.0
230) How often do people who live in your home use this language when they are talking to each other? (V257)
TOTAL%
1) Seldom2015.1
2) From time to time44811.4
3) Often139935.4
4) Always189948.1
Missing1315 
TOTAL3947100.0
231) When you talk to your parents (or guardians), what language do you use most often? (V258)
TOTAL%
0) English135135.0
1) Spanish148538.5
2) French10.0
3) Creole (Haitian)571.5
4) Portuguese20.1
5) Chinese731.9
6) German20.1
7) Dutch10.0
10) Tagalog/other Philippine languages932.4
11) Other European languages10.0
12) Other Asian languages10.0
13) Other Middle Eastern languages40.1
15) Spanglish/Espanish320.8
18) Patois (Jamaican: if Haitian writes Patois, code as 'Creole')70.2
20) Vietnamese2506.5
21) Laotian1353.5
22) Cambodian/Khmer641.7
23) Hmong481.2
24) Japanese120.3
25) Korean60.2
26) Thai130.3
27) Hindi/Tamil/Urdu/other Indian dialect90.2
28) Bilingual (depends on situation)2105.4
29) Other20.1
Missing1403 
TOTAL3859100.0
232) In what language do you prefer to speak most of the time? (V259)
TOTAL%
0) English279372.0
1) Spanish2797.2
3) Creole (Haitian)100.3
4) Portuguese10.0
5) Chinese240.6
6) German10.0
10) Tagalog/other Philippine languages280.7
13) Other Middle Eastern languages20.1
15) Spanglish/Espanish140.4
18) Patois (Jamaican: if Haitian writes Patois, code as 'Creole'))90.2
20) Vietnamese741.9
21) Laotian330.9
22) Cambodian/Khmer110.3
23) Hmong210.5
24) Japanese20.1
25) Korean20.1
26) Thai30.1
27) Hindi/Tamil/Urdu/other Indian dialect30.1
28) Bilingual (depends on situation)56814.6
Missing1384 
TOTAL3878100.0
233) What is the highest level of education that you would like to achieve? (V260)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school210.5
2) Finish high school1573.7
3) Finish some college2425.7
4) Finish college100523.5
5) Finish a graduate degree285366.7
Missing984 
TOTAL4278100.0
234) And realistically speaking, what is the highest level of education that you think you will get? (V261)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school180.4
2) Finish high school2746.4
3) Finish some college46710.9
4) Finish college162438.0
5) Finish a graduate degree188844.2
Missing991 
TOTAL4271100.0
235) What is the highest level of education that your parents want you to get? (V262)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school250.6
2) Finish high school1303.1
3) Finish some college1543.6
4) Finish college118127.8
5) Finish a graduate degree276265.0
Missing1010 
TOTAL4252100.0
236) What job would you like to have as an adult? (V263)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3999169.106182
237) Among the following job categories, which is the one that comes closest to the job you would like to have as an adult? (V264)
TOTAL%
1) Factory Worker230.6
2) Office Clerk681.7
3) Salesperson501.2
4) Technician/Computer Programmer2716.7
5) Nurse/Physical Therapist/Dietician51812.8
6) Business Executive/Manager60214.8
7) Engineer48111.8
8) Teacher/Professor44110.9
9) Lawyer2596.4
10) Doctor/Physician78019.2
11) Other44711.0
14) Actor/Entertainer/Artist1112.7
15) Professional Athlete100.2
Missing1201 
TOTAL4061100.0
238) And realistically speaking, how do you see your chances of getting this job? (V265)
TOTAL%
1) Very poor481.1
2) Poor3668.7
3) Good232955.5
4) Very good145334.6
Missing1066 
TOTAL4196100.0
239) If you do not plan to go to college, what is the main reason why you do not plan to go? (V266)
TOTAL%
1) Family problems40.2
2) Finances1456.0
3) Tire/sick of school291.2
4) Work, no time291.2
5) Military371.5
6) Moving out of United States30.1
7) Other702.9
8) Undecided211687.0
Missing2829 
TOTAL2433100.0
240) How important is each of the following to you in your life? Having lots of money. (V267)
TOTAL%
1) Not important2305.4
2) Somewhat important228953.5
3) Very important175841.1
Missing985 
TOTAL4277100.0
241) How important is each of the following to you in your life? Having strong friendships. (V268)
TOTAL%
1) Not important1353.2
2) Somewhat important96222.5
3) Very important317774.3
Missing988 
TOTAL4274100.0
242) How important is each of the following to you in your life? Being able to find steady work. (V269)
TOTAL%
1) Not important461.1
2) Somewhat important43910.3
3) Very important378088.6
Missing997 
TOTAL4265100.0
243) How important is each of the following to you in your life? Living close to parents and relatives. (V270)
TOTAL%
1) Not important4039.5
2) Somewhat important206748.5
3) Very important179242.0
Missing1000 
TOTAL4262100.0
244) How important is each of the following to you in your life? Getting away from this community. (V271)
TOTAL%
1) Not important216050.6
2) Somewhat important157937.0
3) Very important52912.4
Missing994 
TOTAL4268100.0
245) How many close friends do you have in school? (V272)
TOTAL%
0) 1754.3
1) 2666.6
2) 54513.4
3) 55713.7
4) 43110.6
5) 59414.7
6) 2205.4
7) 1614.0
8) 1132.8
9) 380.9
10) 41310.2
11) 170.4
12) 451.1
13) 220.5
14) 130.3
15) 1122.8
16) 40.1
17) 90.2
18) 40.1
20) 1233.0
21) 20.0
22) 60.1
23) 10.0
25) 200.5
26) 10.0
28) 30.1
30) 391.0
31) 10.0
33) 10.0
35) 40.1
39) 20.0
40) 140.3
43) 10.0
45) 20.0
49) 10.0
50) 571.4
55) 30.1
58) 10.0
59) 10.0
60) 30.1
65) 10.0
70) 20.0
75) 20.0
80) 40.1
85) 10.0
88) 10.0
89) 10.0
90) 170.4
Missing1208 
TOTAL4054100.0
246) Respondent close friends parents foreign born: How many of these close friends have parents who come from foreign countries, that is who were not born in the U.S.? (V273)
TOTAL%
1) None2546.3
2) Some130432.1
3) Many or most250661.7
Missing1198 
TOTAL4064100.0
247) How many of your friends have: Dropped out of school without graduating? (V274A)
TOTAL%
1) None226953.3
2) Some180242.3
3) Many or most1874.4
Missing1004 
TOTAL4258100.0
248) How many of your friends have: No plans to go to college? (V274B)
TOTAL%
1) None178342.0
2) Some213050.2
3) Many or most3327.8
Missing1017 
TOTAL4245100.0
249) How many of your friends have: Plans to get a full-time job after high school? (V274C)
TOTAL%
1) None96322.7
2) Some218751.6
3) Many or most109025.7
Missing1022 
TOTAL4240100.0
250) How many of your friends have: Plans to attend a two-year community college? (V274D)
TOTAL%
1) None55213.0
2) Some252359.5
3) Many or most116327.4
Missing1024 
TOTAL4238100.0
251) How many of your friends have: Plans to attend a four-year college or university? (V274E)
TOTAL%
1) None3187.5
2) Some202747.7
3) Many or most190744.8
Missing1010 
TOTAL4252100.0
252) In talking with your friends at school, do you sometimes use a language other than English? (V275)
TOTAL%
1) Yes270463.3
2) No157036.7
Missing988 
TOTAL4274100.0
253) (If yes) What language is that? [FRIENDS AT SCHOOL] (V276)
TOTAL%
1) Spanish187269.8
2) French150.6
3) Creole (Haitian)893.3
4) Portuguese10.0
5) Chinese261.0
6) German20.1
10) Tagalog/other Philippine languages1696.3
11) Other European languages60.2
12) Other Asian languages20.1
13) Other Middle Eastern languages30.1
14) Other African languages10.0
15) Spanglish/Espanish70.3
16) Jive or other popular language50.2
18) Patois (Jamaican)220.8
20) Vietnamese2158.0
21) Laotian1214.5
22) Cambodian/Khmer532.0
23) Hmong411.5
24) Japanese140.5
25) Korean20.1
26) Thai60.2
27) Hindi/Tamil/Urdu/other Indian dialect40.1
29) Other50.2
Missing2581 
TOTAL2681100.0
254) How often do you used this language with talking with your school friends? (V277)
TOTAL%
1) Seldom50218.7
2) From time to time128347.7
3) Often76728.5
4) Always1375.1
Missing2573 
TOTAL2689100.0
255) How do you identify, that is what do you call yourself? (V278A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL424918.96417
256) And how important is this identity to you, that is what you call yourself? (V278B)
TOTAL%
1) Not important46410.9
2) Somewhat important122228.7
3) Very important256860.4
Missing1008 
TOTAL4254100.0
257) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: There is racial discrimination in economic opportunities in the U.S. (V279)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot153335.9
2) Agree a little216550.7
3) Disagree a little47911.2
4) Disagree a lot922.2
Missing993 
TOTAL4269100.0
258) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: The American way of life weakens the family. (V280)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot68316.1
2) Agree a little171040.3
3) Disagree a little138932.7
4) Disagree a lot46611.0
Missing1014 
TOTAL4248100.0
259) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: There is much conflict between different racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. (V281)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot180142.2
2) Agree a little194245.5
3) Disagree a little45810.7
4) Disagree a lot691.6
Missing992 
TOTAL4270100.0
260) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: Non-whites have as many opportunities to get ahead economically as whites in the U.S. (V282)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot81019.0
2) Agree a little150235.2
3) Disagree a little138932.6
4) Disagree a lot56613.3
Missing995 
TOTAL4267100.0
261) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: There is no better country to live in than the U.S. (V283)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot165538.9
2) Agree a little138032.5
3) Disagree a little84920.0
4) Disagree a lot3688.7
Missing1010 
TOTAL4252100.0
262) Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: Americans generally feel superior to foreigners. (V284)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot165638.9
2) Agree a little182542.9
3) Disagree a little62314.6
4) Disagree a lot1553.6
Missing1003 
TOTAL4259100.0
263) Have you ever felt discriminated against? (V285)
TOTAL%
1) Yes265662.3
2) No160937.7
Missing997 
TOTAL4265100.0
264) (If V285 is yes) And by whom did you feel discriminated? Teachers (V286A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99337.7
2) No164162.3
Missing2628 
TOTAL2634100.0
265) (IF V285==1) And by whom did you feel discriminated? Students (V286B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes139252.9
2) No124147.1
Missing2629 
TOTAL2633100.0
266) (IF V285==1) And by whom did you feel discriminated? Counselors (V286C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32712.4
2) No230687.6
Missing2629 
TOTAL2633100.0
267) (IF V285==1) And by whom did you feel discriminated? White Americans in general (V286D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes119245.3
2) No144154.7
Missing2629 
TOTAL2633100.0
268) (IF V285==1) And by whom did you feel discriminated? Latinos in general (V286E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42716.2
2) No220683.8
Missing2629 
TOTAL2633100.0
269) (IF V285==1) And by whom did you feel discriminated? Black Americans in general (V286F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92535.1
2) No170764.9
Missing2630 
TOTAL2632100.0
270) What do you think was the main reason for discriminating against you? (V287)
TOTAL%
1) Ethnic/national origin/heritage46019.9
2) Race/racism/skin color71731.0
3) Gender/sex431.9
4) Supraethnic/suprantional ID (Asian/Hispanic)1014.4
5) Cultural characteristic (ethnic food/dress/religion)622.7
6) Language (foreign accent, no speak English)733.2
7) Behavior/appearance unrelated to ethnicity23810.3
8) Prejudice/stereotyping913.9
9) Shortcomings of discriminators28612.4
10) Feeling of superiority on part of discriminator632.7
11) All other reasons (school quotas/group relations)1777.7
Missing2951 
TOTAL2311100.0
271) How often is each of the following true about your immediate family (the people you live with): Family members like to spend free time with each other. (V288)
TOTAL%
1) Never1904.4
2) Once in a while96722.6
3) Sometimes132531.0
4) Often122528.7
5) Always56613.2
Missing989 
TOTAL4273100.0
272) How often is each of the following true about your immediate family (the people you live with): Family members feel very close to each other. (V289)
TOTAL%
1) Never1603.7
2) Once in a while64115.0
3) Sometimes104524.5
4) Often115627.1
5) Always126929.7
Missing991 
TOTAL4271100.0
273) How often is each of the following true about your immediate family (the people you live with): Family togetherness is very important. (V290)
TOTAL%
1) Never1343.1
2) Once in a while48311.3
3) Sometimes80618.9
4) Often86520.3
5) Always198146.4
Missing993 
TOTAL4269100.0
274) Please indicate how you feel about the following statement: If someone has the chance to help a person get a job, it is always better to choose a relative rather than a friend. (V291)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot52512.3
2) Agree a little154336.2
3) Disagree a little149035.0
4) Disagree a lot70516.5
Missing999 
TOTAL4263100.0
275) Please indicate how you feel about the following statement: When someone has a serious problem, only relatives can help. (V292)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot2094.9
2) Agree a little51812.1
3) Disagree a little126029.5
4) Disagree a lot228253.5
Missing993 
TOTAL4269100.0
276) Please indicate how you feel about the following statement: When looking for a job a person should find a job near his/her parents even if it means losing a better job somewhere else. (V293)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot982.3
2) Agree a little2896.8
3) Disagree a little119328.0
4) Disagree a lot268863.0
Missing994 
TOTAL4268100.0
277) During the typical weekday, how many hours do you spend studying or doing school homework? (V294)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one85920.2
2) One to two137932.4
3) Two to three94422.2
4) Three to four46410.9
5) Four to five2776.5
6) Five or more3347.8
Missing1005 
TOTAL4257100.0
278) Who helps you most with your homework when you need help? (V295)
TOTAL%
1) My father or mother50011.8
2) My brother or sister47411.1
3) My friend(s)128830.3
4) My teacher(s)3658.6
5) My counselor(s)80.2
6) Significant other, boy/girlfriend431.0
7) In-law/fiance's parents30.1
8) Other1473.5
9) No one142733.5
Missing1007 
TOTAL4255100.0
279) During the typical weekday, how many hours do you spend watching television or playing video games? (V296)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one90821.3
2) One to two121828.5
3) Two to three85620.0
4) Three to four50811.9
5) Four to five2796.5
6) Five or more50211.8
Missing991 
TOTAL4271100.0
280) Linda and Luis are both students whose parents are foreign-born. Linda says: 'I am sometimes embarrassed because my parents don't know American ways.' Luis says: 'I am never embarrassed by my parents. I like the way they do things.' Which one comes closest to how you feel? (V297)
TOTAL%
1) Linda54512.8
2) Luis300670.6
3) Neither70716.6
Missing1004 
TOTAL4258100.0
281) How often do you prefer American ways of doing things? (V298)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2566.0
2) Most of the time142633.6
3) Sometimes236255.6
4) Never2014.7
Missing1017 
TOTAL4245100.0
282) How often do your parents (or adults with whom you live) prefer American ways of doing things? (V299)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1473.5
2) Most of the time82019.3
3) Sometimes266862.9
4) Never60714.3
Missing1020 
TOTAL4242100.0
283) And how often do you get in trouble because your way of doing things is different from that of your parents? (V300)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2977.0
2) Most of the time69116.2
3) Sometimes177841.7
4) Never149735.1
Missing999 
TOTAL4263100.0
284) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I feel that I am a person of worth, at lease on an equal basis with others. (V301)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot317774.5
2) Agree a little91321.4
3) Disagree a little1303.1
4) Disagree a lot421.0
Missing1000 
TOTAL4262100.0
285) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I feel that I have a number of good qualities. (V302)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot326276.5
2) Agree a little90721.3
3) Disagree a little741.7
4) Disagree a lot230.5
Missing996 
TOTAL4266100.0
286) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: All in all, I am inclined to feel I am a failure. (V303)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot1483.5
2) Agree a little43010.1
3) Disagree a little85020.0
4) Disagree a lot282666.4
Missing1008 
TOTAL4254100.0
287) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I am able to do things as well as most other people. (V304)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot297669.9
2) Agree a little111226.1
3) Disagree a little1343.1
4) Disagree a lot360.8
Missing1004 
TOTAL4258100.0
288) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I feel I do not have much to be proud of. (V305)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot2395.6
2) Agree a little46510.9
3) Disagree a little74417.5
4) Disagree a lot281166.0
Missing1003 
TOTAL4259100.0
289) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I take a positive attitude toward myself. (V306)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot255359.9
2) Agree a little134331.5
3) Disagree a little2916.8
4) Disagree a lot731.7
Missing1002 
TOTAL4260100.0
290) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: On the whole, I am satisfied with myself. (V307)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot235355.2
2) Agree a little138732.5
3) Disagree a little4229.9
4) Disagree a lot1012.4
Missing999 
TOTAL4263100.0
291) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I wish I could have more respect for myself. (V308)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot56713.3
2) Agree a little89321.0
3) Disagree a little81919.2
4) Disagree a lot197946.5
Missing1004 
TOTAL4258100.0
292) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I certainly feel useless at times. (V309)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot3077.2
2) Agree a little123429.0
3) Disagree a little101823.9
4) Disagree a lot169939.9
Missing1004 
TOTAL4258100.0
293) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: At times I think I am no good at all. (V310)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot2876.7
2) Agree a little80719.0
3) Disagree a little86120.2
4) Disagree a lot230054.1
Missing1007 
TOTAL4255100.0
294) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I am satisfied with how I look. (V311)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot175941.3
2) Agree a little162338.1
3) Disagree a little64815.2
4) Disagree a lot2295.4
Missing1003 
TOTAL4259100.0
295) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I am not very popular with members of the opposite sex. (V312)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot2806.6
2) Agree a little80018.8
3) Disagree a little145234.1
4) Disagree a lot172040.5
Missing1010 
TOTAL4252100.0
296) Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements: I am seen as a trouble maker by other students. (V313)
TOTAL%
1) Agree a lot2155.0
2) Agree a little45010.6
3) Disagree a little75017.6
4) Disagree a lot284766.8
Missing1000 
TOTAL4262100.0
297) Below is a list of feeling that people sometimes have. For each answer, how often have you felt this way during the past week: I felt sad. (V314)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely (less than once a week)211449.6
2) Some of the time (one or two days a week)138932.6
3) Occasionally (three or four days a week)56413.2
4) Most of the time (five to seven days a week)1974.6
Missing998 
TOTAL4264100.0
298) Below is a list of feeling that people sometimes have. For each answer, how often have you felt this way during the past week: I could not get 'going.' (V315)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely (less than once a week)196946.3
2) Some of the time (one or two days a week)153836.2
3) Occasionally (three or four days a week)58113.7
4) Most of the time (five to seven days a week)1653.9
Missing1009 
TOTAL4253100.0
299) Below is a list of feeling that people sometimes have. For each answer, how often have you felt this way during the past week: I did not feel like eating; my appetite was poor. (V316)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely (less than once a week)270963.6
2) Some of the time (one or two days a week)102024.0
3) Occasionally (three or four days a week)3909.2
4) Most of the time (five to seven days a week)1383.2
Missing1005 
TOTAL4257100.0
300) Below is a list of feeling that people sometimes have. For each answer, how often have you felt this way during the past week: I felt depressed. (V317)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely (less than once a week)244757.5
2) Some of the time (one or two days a week)109325.7
3) Occasionally (three or four days a week)47511.2
4) Most of the time (five to seven days a week)2405.6
Missing1007 
TOTAL4255100.0
301) Now, this is another list that describes young people. Please answer how true each statement is for you: My parents do not like me much. (V318)
TOTAL%
1) Very true821.9
2) Partly true2696.3
3) Not very true63114.8
4) Not true at all328077.0
Missing1000 
TOTAL4262100.0
302) Now, this is another list that describes young people. Please answer how true each statement is for you: It is important to get good grades. (V319)
TOTAL%
1) Very true291368.4
2) Partly true106625.0
3) Not very true1814.3
4) Not true at all972.3
Missing1005 
TOTAL4257100.0
303) Now, this is another list that describes young people. Please answer how true each statement is for you: My parent and I often argue because we don't share the same goals. (V320)
TOTAL%
1) Very true52612.3
2) Partly true112726.5
3) Not very true117227.5
4) Not true at all143533.7
Missing1002 
TOTAL4260100.0
304) Now, this is another list that describes young people. Please answer how true each statement is for you: My parents are usually not very interested in what I say. (V321)
TOTAL%
1) Very true2886.8
2) Partly true70716.6
3) Not very true115627.2
4) Not true at all210249.4
Missing1009 
TOTAL4253100.0
305) Now, this is another list that describes young people. Please answer how true each statement is for you: No matter how much education I get, people will still discriminate against me. (V322)
TOTAL%
1) Very true45910.8
2) Partly true102924.2
3) Not very true123128.9
4) Not true at all154036.2
Missing1003 
TOTAL4259100.0
306) Which of the races listed do you considered yourself to be? (V323)
TOTAL%
1) White60814.5
2) Black2816.7
3) Asian108726.0
4) Multi-racial47911.5
10) Cuban250.6
11) Cuban-American200.5
12) Nicaraguan60.1
14) Haitian100.2
15) Haitian-American30.1
16) Jamaican20.0
18) Other West-Indian nationality30.1
20) Latin American nationality (not listed)150.4
51) Mexican2576.1
52) Mexican-American681.6
53) Latino601.4
54) Hispanic92122.0
55) Hispanic-American220.5
60) Islander190.5
61) Filipino1333.2
62) Filipino-American270.6
63) Vietnamese150.4
65) Lao80.2
66) Lao-American10.0
67) Cambodian20.0
72) Pakistani-American10.0
84) Human race451.1
96) Other621.5
Missing1082 
TOTAL4180100.0
307) Self-Reported Race (COLLAPSED CATEGORIES) (V323A)
TOTAL%
1) White61214.3
2) Black2816.6
3) Asian110625.8
4) Multiracial48711.4
5) Hispanic100823.5
6) Nationality63914.9
8) Other1553.6
Missing974 
TOTAL4288100.0
308) Lots of things happen in families that may affect young people. In the last 3 years, have any of the following happened to your family? My family moved to a new home. (V324A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes149335.0
2) No277165.0
Missing998 
TOTAL4264100.0
309) Lots of things happen in families that may affect young people. In the last 3 years, have any of the following happened to your family? My parents got divorced or separated. (V324B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47811.3
2) No376888.7
Missing1016 
TOTAL4246100.0
310) Lots of things happen in families that may affect young people. In the last 3 years, have any of the following happened to your family? One of my parents got married or remarried. (V324C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3568.4
2) No389291.6
Missing1014 
TOTAL4248100.0
311) Lots of things happen in families that may affect young people. In the last 3 years, have any of the following happened to your family? One of my parents lost his/her job. (V324D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102024.0
2) No322576.0
Missing1017 
TOTAL4245100.0
312) Lots of things happen in families that may affect young people. In the last 3 years, have any of the following happened to your family? I became seriously ill or disabled. (V324E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3187.5
2) No393092.5
Missing1014 
TOTAL4248100.0
313) Lots of things happen in families that may affect young people. In the last 3 years, have any of the following happened to your family? One of my parents died. (V324F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1463.4
2) No409796.6
Missing1019 
TOTAL4243100.0
314) Lots of things happen in families that may affect young people. In the last 3 years, have any of the following happened to your family? One of my brothers or sisters dropped out of school. (V324G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3277.7
2) No392092.3
Missing1015 
TOTAL4247100.0
315) Lots of things happen in families that may affect young people. In the last 3 years, have any of the following happened to your family? A member of my family was the victim of a crime. (V324H)
TOTAL%
1) Yes95322.4
2) No329777.6
Missing1012 
TOTAL4250100.0
316) Lots of things happen in families that may affect young people. In the last 3 years, have any of the following happened to your family? One or both of my parents became a U.S. citizen. (V324I)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99023.4
2) No324376.6
Missing1029 
TOTAL4233100.0
317) Lots of things happen in families that may affect young people. In the last 3 years, have any of the following happened to your family? I became a U.S. citizen. (V324J)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50812.0
2) No370988.0
Missing1045 
TOTAL4217100.0
318) Finally, how important is each of the following to you in your life? Having children (V325A)
TOTAL%
1) Not important51312.0
2) Somewhat important161037.7
3) Very important215250.3
Missing987 
TOTAL4275100.0
319) Finally, how important is each of the following to you in your life? Having leisure time to enjoy my own interests (V325B)
TOTAL%
1) Not important932.2
2) Somewhat important105524.7
3) Very important311973.1
Missing995 
TOTAL4267100.0
320) Finally, how important is each of the following to you in your life? Getting away from my parents (V325C)
TOTAL%
1) Not important168839.6
2) Somewhat important193145.3
3) Very important64615.1
Missing997 
TOTAL4265100.0
321) Finally, how important is each of the following to you in your life? Becoming an expert in field of work (V325D)
TOTAL%
1) Not important852.0
2) Somewhat important57613.5
3) Very important360584.5
Missing996 
TOTAL4266100.0
322) Finally, how important is each of the following to you in your life? Getting a good education (V325E)
TOTAL%
1) Not important621.5
2) Somewhat important3588.4
3) Very important385590.2
Missing987 
TOTAL4275100.0
323) Grade point average, 1995 (school records) (V332)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51542.461
324) Dropped out of school by 1995? (school records) (V337)
TOTAL%
0) No437392.7
1) Yes3437.3
Missing546 
TOTAL4716100.0
325) Inactive school as of 1995 (V338)
TOTAL%
0) No370478.5
1) Yes101221.5
Missing546 
TOTAL4716100.0
326) Total school enrollment, 1995 (school records) (V356)
TOTAL%
227) 180.5
485) 210.5
524) 280.7
542) 40.1
695) 310.8
831) 210.5
1011) 130.3
1045) 10.0
1265) 1894.9
1283) 1072.8
1391) 491.3
1457) 170.4
1470) 671.7
1472) 60.2
1497) 681.8
1591) 762.0
1627) 1493.9
1705) 1473.8
1723) 1183.0
1787) 902.3
1843) 2015.2
1973) 782.0
1984) 300.8
2162) 3629.4
2197) 110.3
2304) 30.1
2318) 270.7
2424) 120.3
2434) 892.3
2450) 3509.0
2581) 792.0
2607) 60.2
2693) 80.2
2789) 1032.7
2817) 240.6
2826) 90.2
3245) 421.1
3365) 2225.7
3419) 90.2
3445) 180.5
3593) 1082.8
3596) 3819.8
3608) 731.9
3864) 1443.7
4930) 2606.7
Missing1393 
TOTAL3869100.0
327) Percent daily attendance at school, 1995 (school records) (V357)
TOTAL%
88) 110.3
88) 1453.8
89) 1082.9
90) 2436.4
90) 30.1
91) 90.2
91) 80.2
91) 3058.0
92) 892.3
92) 60.2
92) 1473.9
92) 47212.5
93) 2015.3
93) 240.6
93) 872.3
93) 731.9
93) 842.2
93) 130.3
93) 300.8
93) 1072.8
93) 60.2
94) 671.8
94) 10.0
94) 1493.9
94) 681.8
94) 491.3
94) 902.4
94) 1443.8
94) 100.3
95) 1895.0
95) 3509.2
95) 170.4
96) 1183.1
96) 3669.7
Missing1473 
TOTAL3789100.0
328) Annual dropout rate at 1995 school (school records) (V358)
TOTAL%
0) 60.2
0) 170.4
1) 340.9
1) 902.3
1) 1183.0
1) 681.8
1) 2656.8
2) 491.3
2) 671.7
2) 130.3
2) 2015.2
2) 220.6
3) 50613.1
4) 1072.8
5) 120.3
6) 3509.0
6) 45911.9
6) 1493.9
6) 731.9
7) 1534.0
7) 90.2
7) 892.3
7) 110.3
7) 2606.7
8) 60.2
8) 882.3
8) 1473.8
8) 80.2
10) 2225.7
10) 421.1
10) 270.7
12) 1032.7
18) 180.5
22) 310.8
27) 210.5
28) 280.7
Missing1393 
TOTAL3869100.0
329) Parental interview done? (P1)
TOTAL%
0) No282053.6
1) Yes244246.4
TOTAL5262100.0
330) Parental interview location: Where do you live? (CITY) (P2A)
TOTAL%
1) Miami or Ft. Lauderdale112346.0
2) San Diego131954.0
Missing2820 
TOTAL2442100.0
331) Parent/guardian relationship to child (P3)
TOTAL%
1) Father88536.3
2) Mother148561.0
3) Stepfather130.5
4) Stepmother70.3
5) Uncle100.4
6) Aunt150.6
7) Grandfather80.3
8) Grandmother50.2
10) Older Sister40.2
12) Other Female Relative10.0
13) Male Guardian30.1
Missing2826 
TOTAL2436100.0
332) Parent/guardian interviewed sex: What is your sex? (P4)
TOTAL%
1) Male91937.7
2) Female151762.3
Missing2826 
TOTAL2436100.0
333) Parent birth year: In what year were you born? (P5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL241948.2897
334) Parent birth country: Where were you born? (COUNTRY) (P6)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL244226.62418
335) Last country parent lived: What was your last place of residence, before coming to live permanently in the U.S.? (COUNTRY) (P7)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL240730.30720
336) Parent year arrive US: In what year did you arrive to live permanently in the U.S.? (P8)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL239976.4098
337) Number US cities parent lived: How many cities (including the present one) have you lived in the U.S. (P10)
TOTAL%
1) 118549.1
2) 75231.2
3) 25910.7
4) 974.0
5) 572.4
6) 301.2
7) 130.5
8) 80.3
9) 10.0
10) 60.2
11) 10.0
13) 10.0
14) 10.0
15) 30.1
Missing2848 
TOTAL2414100.0
338) Number states parent lived: How many different states have you lived in the U.S.? (P11)
TOTAL%
1) 144159.9
2) 67428.0
3) 1847.6
4) 672.8
5) 220.9
6) 90.4
7) 60.2
8) 20.1
11) 10.0
Missing2856 
TOTAL2406100.0
339) Parent citizenship: Are you a U.S. citizen? (P12)
TOTAL%
0) Foreign118948.7
1) United States125151.3
Missing2822 
TOTAL2440100.0
340) Parent marital status: What is your marital status? (P13)
TOTAL%
1) Married191078.3
2) Lives with Partner431.8
3) Divorced or Separated33513.7
4) Widowed1034.2
5) Other482.0
Missing2823 
TOTAL2439100.0
341) Parent partner relationship to child: What is the relationship of your spouse/partner to your child? (P14)
TOTAL%
1) Biological Father/Mother170587.7
2) Stepfather/Stepmother20810.7
3) Other311.6
Missing3318 
TOTAL1944100.0
342) Child biological parent location: Where does your child's other biological parent currently live? (P15)
TOTAL%
1) Same City19642.4
2) Other City in Same State4910.6
3) Other State8318.0
4) Other Country13429.0
Missing4800 
TOTAL462100.0
343) Other biological parent birth place: Where was your child's other biological parent born? (P16)
TOTAL%
10) United States599.0
13) Cuba10816.4
14) Puerto Rico91.4
15) Philippines324.9
18) Mexico8813.4
21) Vietnam467.0
24) Nicaragua609.1
26) Colombia253.8
28) Caribbean121.8
29) Haiti355.3
30) Jamaica385.8
32) Laos345.2
34) Cambodia274.1
40) China10.2
46) Thailand30.5
48) Japan10.2
54) India20.3
60) South America71.1
61) Peru71.1
63) Belize10.2
64) Chile10.2
65) Ecuador50.8
67) Argentina40.6
68) Other121.8
69) Guyana40.6
70) Latin America20.3
71) Panama10.2
72) Central America50.8
73) El Salvador40.6
74) Guatemala20.3
77) Russia/Soviet Union10.2
79) Dominican Republic132.0
82) Europe20.3
89) Portugal10.2
92) Romania10.2
94) England30.5
95) Canada10.2
96) Greece10.2
Missing4604 
TOTAL658100.0
344) Length child last seen other biological parent: How long is it since the last time your child saw him or her? (P17)
TOTAL%
1) Less than a Week13123.5
2) Less than a Month6411.5
3) Less than 6 Months529.3
4) Less than a Year193.4
5) 1 to 3 Years20837.3
6) 3+ to 5 Years244.3
7) 5+ to 10 Years152.7
8) 10+ Years447.9
Missing4705 
TOTAL557100.0
345) Time parent with current partner: How long have you been living together with your present spouse/partner? (P18)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1 Year150.8
2) 1 to 3 Years372.0
3) 4 to 6 Years382.0
4) 7 to 10 Years613.3
5) 11 Years or More170491.9
Missing3407 
TOTAL1855100.0
346) Parent's spouse birth country: Where was she/he born? (P19)
TOTAL%
10) United States1397.5
13) Cuba28215.3
14) Puerto Rico100.5
15) Philippines30316.4
18) Mexico21211.5
21) Vietnam20311.0
24) Nicaragua1427.7
26) Colombia563.0
28) Caribbean100.5
29) Haiti392.1
30) Jamaica372.0
32) Laos1236.7
34) Cambodia573.1
40) China150.8
42) Hong Kong40.2
44) Taiwan60.3
46) Thailand80.4
48) Japan50.3
52) Korea20.1
54) India80.4
57) Spain10.1
60) South America261.4
61) Peru100.5
63) Belize20.1
65) Ecuador181.0
67) Argentina241.3
68) Other160.9
69) Guyana50.3
70) Latin America90.5
71) Panama60.3
72) Central America80.4
73) El Salvador80.4
74) Guatemala70.4
79) Dominican Republic231.2
81) Okinawa20.1
82) Europe30.2
83) Africa40.2
85) Hungary40.2
89) Portugal10.1
91) Germany70.4
92) Romania10.1
93) France10.1
94) England10.1
96) Greece10.1
Missing3413 
TOTAL1849100.0
347) Parent spouse US citizen: Is she/he a U.S. citizen? (P20)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90950.1
2) No90649.9
Missing3447 
TOTAL1815100.0
348) Number of children parent has: How many children in total do you have? (P21)
TOTAL%
0) 10.0
1) 1636.7
2) 70929.2
3) 66027.2
4) 36515.1
5) 2148.8
6) 1154.7
7) 843.5
8) 401.6
9) 281.2
10) 160.7
11) 160.7
12) 100.4
13) 10.0
16) 10.0
17) 10.0
18) 10.0
Missing2837 
TOTAL2425100.0
349) Number of male children living with parent: How many male children live at this residence? (P22A)
TOTAL%
0) 39016.0
1) 80833.1
2) 60024.6
3) 35414.5
4) 1958.0
5) 753.1
6) 190.8
7) 10.0
Missing2820 
TOTAL2442100.0
350) Number of female children living with parent: How many female children live at this residence? (P22B)
TOTAL%
0) 54422.3
1) 92437.8
2) 63025.8
3) 24510.0
4) 733.0
5) 200.8
6) 40.2
7) 10.0
9) 10.0
Missing2820 
TOTAL2442100.0
351) Number of people in residence: In total, how many people live at this residence? (P23)
TOTAL%
2) 723.0
3) 28711.8
4) 67827.8
5) 62425.6
6) 37015.2
7) 2038.3
8) 1154.7
9) 431.8
10) 200.8
11) 110.5
12) 60.2
13) 20.1
14) 30.1
21) 10.0
Missing2827 
TOTAL2435100.0
352) Number of grandparents in residence: How many of your child's grandparents live at this residence? (P24)
TOTAL%
0) 95574.9
1) 23218.2
2) 816.4
3) 30.2
4) 20.2
5) 20.2
Missing3987 
TOTAL1275100.0
353) Number of other adults in residence: How many other adult relatives live at this residence? (P25)
TOTAL%
0) 101780.3
1) 16012.6
2) 443.5
3) 141.1
4) 141.1
5) 80.6
6) 50.4
7) 20.2
8) 10.1
15) 10.1
Missing3996 
TOTAL1266100.0
354) First language spoken in residence: What is the language spoken most in this residence? (P26A)
TOTAL%
0) English66227.2
1) Spanish84434.6
2) French40.2
3) Creole (Haitian)602.5
5) Chinese401.6
9) Hebrew/Yiddish20.1
10) Tagalog552.3
11) Other European Language70.3
12) Other Asian Language70.3
14) Other African Language10.0
15) Spanglish10.0
20) Vietnamese1847.5
21) Laotian1164.8
22) Cambodian110.5
23) Hmong451.8
24) Japanese80.3
25) Korean20.1
26) Thai40.2
27) Hindi/Tamil/Other Indian30.1
51) Spanish & English321.3
60) Tagalog & English1958.0
61) Ilocano & English210.9
70) Vietnamese & English301.2
71) Laotian & English261.1
72) Cambodian & English682.8
73) Hmong & English20.1
76) Thai & English70.3
77) Other Language Not Listed10.0
Missing2824 
TOTAL2438100.0
355) Second language spoken in residence: What is the language spoken second most in this residence? (P26B)
TOTAL%
0) English10727.0
1) Spanish20451.4
2) French61.5
3) Creole (Haitian)92.3
5) Chinese153.8
10) Tagalog194.8
11) Other European Language30.8
12) Other Asian Language30.8
17) Other language not listed143.5
20) Vietnamese61.5
21) Laotian71.8
22) Cambodian20.5
26) Thai10.3
60) Tagalog & English10.3
Missing4865 
TOTAL397100.0
356) First language parent uses with child: In what language do you mostly speak to your child? (P27A)
TOTAL%
0) English33713.8
1) Spanish58023.8
2) French69028.3
3) Creole (Haitian)1305.3
5) Chinese361.5
10) Tagalog301.2
11) Other European language10.0
12) Other Asian language20.1
20) Vietnamese2058.4
21) Laotian1255.1
22) Cambodian702.9
23) Hmong461.9
24) Japanese70.3
25) Korean20.1
26) Thai50.2
27) Hindi/Tamil/Other Indian20.1
51) Spanish & English160.7
60) Tagalog & English1004.1
61) Ilocano & English50.2
70) Vietnamese & English140.6
71) Laotian & English180.7
72) Cambodian & English80.3
73) Hmong & English10.0
76) Thai & English60.2
Missing2826 
TOTAL2436100.0
357) Second language parent uses with child: In what second language do you mostly speak to your child? (P27B)
TOTAL%
0) English12013.4
1) Spanish67174.7
2) French10.1
3) Creole (Haitian)535.9
5) Chinese171.9
10) Tagalog80.9
11) Other European language70.8
12) Other Asian language60.7
20) Vietnamese30.3
21) Laotian60.7
22) Cambodian40.4
60) Tagalog & English10.1
61) Ilocano & English10.1
Missing4364 
TOTAL898100.0
358) How well do you speak English? (P28A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all2289.5
2) A little71729.9
3) Well71029.7
4) Very well73930.9
Missing2868 
TOTAL2394100.0
359) How well do you understand English? (P28B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1717.1
2) A little59324.8
3) Well79633.2
4) Very well83434.8
Missing2868 
TOTAL2394100.0
360) How well do you read English? (P28C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all35014.6
2) A little54922.9
3) Well68028.4
4) Very well81534.0
Missing2868 
TOTAL2394100.0
361) How well do you write English? (P28D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all43318.1
2) A little59624.9
3) Well59724.9
4) Very well76832.1
Missing2868 
TOTAL2394100.0
362) How well does your spouse/partner speak English? (P29A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all22211.9
2) A little52228.0
3) Well50327.0
4) Very well61633.1
Missing3399 
TOTAL1863100.0
363) How well does your spouse/partner understand English? (P29B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1709.1
2) A little49226.4
3) Well54329.1
4) Very well65935.4
Missing3398 
TOTAL1864100.0
364) How well does your spouse/partner read English? (P29C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all30216.2
2) A little44023.6
3) Well48025.8
4) Very well64034.4
Missing3400 
TOTAL1862100.0
365) How well does your spouse/partner write English? (P29D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all33017.7
2) A little46024.7
3) Well45324.3
4) Very well61833.2
Missing3401 
TOTAL1861100.0
366) How do you identify, that is what do you call yourself? (P30)
TOTAL%
0) American612.7
1) Anglo-American20.1
2) African American/Black American80.4
3) Hispanic/Hispanic American34115.0
4) Cuban1928.4
5) Cuban-American683.0
6) Nicaraguan652.9
7) Nicaraguan-American40.2
8) Haitian562.5
9) Haitian-American50.2
10) Colombian321.4
11) Colombian-American20.1
12) Mexican2219.7
13) Mexican-American170.7
14) Dominican170.7
16) Other Latin American Nationality552.4
17) Other Hyphenated Latin American Nationality60.3
18) West Indian Nationality602.6
19) Hyphenated West-Indian Nationality170.7
20) Chinese190.8
21) Chinese-American20.1
22) Filipino1878.2
23) Filipino-American803.5
24) Vietnamese1727.5
25) Vietnamese-American462.0
26) Lao522.3
27) Hmong231.0
28) Cambodian/Cambodian Asian321.4
29) Other Asian Nationality210.9
30) Other Hyphenated Asian Nationality612.7
31) Chicano20.1
32) Latino1054.6
33) Caribbean180.8
37) Black and Additional Nationality90.4
40) Thai70.3
42) Japanese30.1
43) Japanese-American10.0
44) Korean10.0
45) Korean-American10.0
46) Asian2018.8
47) Asian American60.3
59) Pacific Islander20.1
Missing2982 
TOTAL2280100.0
367) What is the highest level of education that you completed? (P31)
TOTAL%
0) No schooling331.4
1) Eighth grade or less48319.9
2) Beyond eighth grade but not HS graduate2309.5
3) High School Graduate43417.8
4) Less than one year Voc./Trade/Business School823.4
5) One to two years Voc./Trade/Business School903.7
6) Two years plus Voc./Trade/Business School1656.8
7) Less than two years of college1134.6
8) Two or more years of college30912.7
9) Finished four or five year college program37315.3
10) Master's degree or equivalent853.5
11) Ph.D., M.D. or other advanced degree361.5
Missing2829 
TOTAL2433100.0
368) Did you have a regular job in your country of birth before coming to the U.S.? (P32)
TOTAL%
1) Yes123753.4
2) No107846.6
Missing2947 
TOTAL2315100.0
369) What was that occupation? (P33A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1249383.198266
370) Parent work situation: Which one of these best describes your present situation? (P34)
TOTAL%
1) Employed Full Time139357.7
2) Employed Part Time24310.1
3) Unemployed and Looking for Work1235.1
4) Unemployed and Not Looking for Work803.3
5) Attending School Full or Part Time100.4
6) Retired682.8
7) Disabled1697.0
8) Keeping House32013.2
9) Other100.4
Missing2846 
TOTAL2416100.0
371) Parent occupation: What is your present occupation? (P35)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1614380.194233
372) Which of the following categories comes closest to describing your present job? (P36)
TOTAL%
1) Clerical28217.5
2) Craftsperson18511.5
3) Farmer/Farm Manager10.1
5) Laborer1006.2
6) Manager/Administrator1257.8
7) Military241.5
8) Operative1589.8
9) Professional: Accountant, Artist, etc.1489.2
10) Professional: Clergyman, Dentist, etc.342.1
11) Proprietor/Owner825.1
12) Protective Service110.7
13) Sales674.2
14) School Teacher332.1
15) Service28717.9
16) Technical704.4
Missing3655 
TOTAL1607100.0
373) Are you mostly self-employed or do you work for someone else? (P37)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed27616.9
2) Working for someone else135382.8
3) Other50.3
Missing3628 
TOTAL1634100.0
374) Are the owner(s) of the places you work American or foreign-born? (P38)
TOTAL%
1) American90372.7
2) Foreign-born31125.0
3) Both/Mixed282.3
Missing4020 
TOTAL1242100.0
375) What country(ies) did they come from? (P39A)
TOTAL%
13) Cuba11738.7
14) Puerto Rico51.7
15) Philippines72.3
18) Mexico124.0
21) Vietnam227.3
24) Nicaragua72.3
26) Colombia134.3
29) Haiti41.3
30) Jamaica31.0
32) Laos20.7
40) China72.3
42) Hong Kong10.3
44) Taiwan20.7
46) Thailand10.3
48) Japan206.6
51) Asian10.3
54) India51.7
55) Iran10.3
56) Middle East103.3
61) Peru31.0
65) Ecuador20.7
67) Argentina20.7
71) Panama31.0
73) El Salvador20.7
74) Guatemala10.3
79) Dominican Republic20.7
82) Europe113.6
83) Africa41.3
85) Hungary20.7
88) Italy51.7
91) Germany31.0
93) France31.0
94) England10.3
95) Canada20.7
96) Greece10.3
97) Other Latin America93.0
98) Other62.0
Missing4960 
TOTAL302100.0
376) Are the managers of the place where you work mostly American or foreign-born? (P40)
TOTAL%
1) American83063.5
2) Foreign-Born40831.2
3) Both/Mixed665.0
4) Hyphenated-Americans40.3
Missing3954 
TOTAL1308100.0
377) Employment managers origin country: What country(ies) did they come from? (P41A)
TOTAL%
13) Cuba16243.0
14) Puerto Rico123.2
15) Philippines143.7
18) Mexico236.1
21) Vietnam308.0
24) Nicaragua154.0
26) Colombia164.2
29) Haiti61.6
30) Jamaica71.9
32) Laos41.1
34) Cambodia10.3
40) China30.8
42) Hong Kong10.3
44) Taiwan20.5
48) Japan61.6
51) Asian10.3
54) India10.3
55) Iran20.5
56) Middle East51.3
61) Peru20.5
65) Ecuador10.3
71) Panama10.3
73) El Salvador20.5
74) Guatemala10.3
79) Dominican Republic51.3
82) Europe92.4
83) Africa20.5
84) Poland10.3
85) Hungary30.8
88) Italy41.1
91) Germany20.5
93) France51.3
95) Canada20.5
96) Greece20.5
97) Other Latin America195.0
98) Other51.3
Missing4885 
TOTAL377100.0
378) Are most co-worker in the place where you work American or foreign-born? (P42)
TOTAL%
1) American41530.8
2) Foreign-Born71152.8
3) Both/Mixed20315.1
4) Hyphenated-Americans171.3
Missing3916 
TOTAL1346100.0
379) (If foreign-born) Co-workers origin country: What country(ies) did they come from? (P43A)
TOTAL%
13) Cuba21731.9
14) Puerto Rico81.2
15) Philippines8212.1
16) Malaysia10.1
17) Samoa10.1
18) Mexico8011.8
21) Vietnam375.4
24) Nicaragua345.0
26) Colombia162.4
28) Caribbean71.0
29) Haiti131.9
30) Jamaica81.2
32) Laos121.8
34) Cambodia40.6
40) China60.9
44) Taiwan40.6
46) Thailand10.1
48) Japan50.7
51) Asian30.4
52) Korea10.1
55) Iran10.1
56) Middle East10.1
61) Peru60.9
65) Ecuador20.3
67) Argentina10.1
71) Panama10.1
73) El Salvador20.3
74) Guatemala10.1
79) Dominican Republic30.4
82) Europe40.6
83) Africa20.3
85) Hungary10.1
91) Germany10.1
95) Canada10.1
97) Other Latin America10315.1
98) Other101.5
Missing4582 
TOTAL680100.0
380) Did you ever work in the U.S.? (P44)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42559.3
2) No29240.7
Missing4545 
TOTAL717100.0
381) What was your last occupation? (P45A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL417479.24232
382) Who was your last employer? (P45B)
TOTAL%
1) Self-Employed71.4
2) Government/Military244.8
3) Private Company14529.2
4) Other32164.6
Missing4765 
TOTAL497100.0
383) Parent last occupation job category: Which of the following categories comes closest to describing that job? (P46)
TOTAL%
1) Clerical6414.7
2) Craftsperson429.6
3) Farmer, Farm Manager10.2
5) Laborer5913.5
6) Manager/Administrator235.3
7) Military133.0
8) Operative8519.5
9) Professional: Accountant, Artist, etc.112.5
10) Professional: Clergyman, Dentist, etc.10.2
11) Proprietor/Owner81.8
12) Protective Service10.2
13) Sales214.8
14) School Teacher71.6
15) Service9020.6
16) Technical102.3
Missing4826 
TOTAL436100.0
384) What is the highest level of education that your spouse/partner completed? (P47)
TOTAL%
0) No Schooling271.4
1) Eighth Grade or Less38320.0
2) Beyond Eighth Grade but not HS Graduate1678.7
3) High School Graduate39220.5
4) Less than One Year Voc./Trade/Business School764.0
5) One to Two Years Voc./Trade/Business School522.7
6) Two Years Plus Voc./Trade/Business School1246.5
7) Less than Two Years of College934.9
8) Two or More Years of College20610.8
9) Finished Four or Five Year College Program29015.2
10) Master's Degree or Equivalent743.9
11) Ph.D., M.D. or Other Advanced Degree301.6
Missing3348 
TOTAL1914100.0
385) Parent's spouse/partner employment: Which one of these best describes his/her situation? (P48)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time118261.6
2) Employed part time1306.8
3) Unemployed and looking for work603.1
4) Unemployed and not looking for work201.0
5) Attending school full or part time60.3
6) Retired573.0
7) Disabled1045.4
8) Keeping house28314.7
9) Other784.1
Missing3342 
TOTAL1920100.0
386) Parent's spouse/partner occupation: What is your [SIC] present occupation? (P49)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1296404.357250
387) Parent spouse/partner self-employment: Is she/he self-employed or do they work for someone else? (P50)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed25319.4
2) Working for someone else103679.5
3) Other141.1
Missing3959 
TOTAL1303100.0
388) Parent spouse/partner job category: Which of the following categories comes closest to describing his/her job? (P51)
TOTAL%
1) Clerical14010.9
2) Craftsperson17213.4
3) Farmer, Farm Manager20.2
5) Laborer886.9
6) Manager/Administrator1017.9
7) Military423.3
8) Operative14211.1
9) Professional: Accountant, Artist, etc.907.0
10) Professional: Clergyman, Dentist, etc.453.5
11) Proprietor/Owner1118.7
12) Protective Service161.3
13) Sales604.7
14) School Teacher221.7
15) Service19014.8
16) Technical594.6
Missing3982 
TOTAL1280100.0
389) Is there any other person that has a paid occupation living in this house? (P52)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86536.1
2) No153263.9
Missing2865 
TOTAL2397100.0
390) [IF P52==1] What is your relationship to first other person employed? (P53A)
TOTAL%
1) Son/Stepson/Son-In-Law40748.2
2) Daughter/Stepdaughter/Daughter-In-Law34440.8
3) Brother/Brother-In-Law202.4
4) Sister/Sister-In-Law273.2
5) Mother/Father/Aunt/Uncle192.3
6) Other Relative111.3
7) Other Non-Relative161.9
Missing4418 
TOTAL844100.0
391) [IF P52==1] What is your relationship to second other person employed? (P53B)
TOTAL%
1) Son/Stepson/Son-In-Law11145.5
2) Daughter/Stepdaughter/Daughter-In-Law10844.3
3) Brother/Brother-In-Law72.9
4) Sister/Sister-In-Law72.9
5) Mother/Father/Aunt/Uncle20.8
6) Other Relative31.2
7) Other Non-Relative62.5
Missing5018 
TOTAL244100.0
392) [IF P52==1] What is your relationship to third other person employed? (P53C)
TOTAL%
1) Son/Stepson/Son-In-Law2741.5
2) Daughter/Stepdaughter/Daughter-In-Law3046.2
3) Brother/Brother-In-Law34.6
4) Sister/Sister-In-Law23.1
6) Other Relative23.1
7) Other Non-Relative11.5
Missing5197 
TOTAL65100.0
393) [IF P52==1] What is your relationship to fourth other person employed? (P53D)
TOTAL%
1) Son/Stepson/Son-In-Law1050.0
2) Daughter/Stepdaughter/Daughter-In-Law840.0
3) Brother/Brother-In-Law15.0
7) Other Non-Relative15.0
Missing5242 
TOTAL20100.0
394) Parent satisfied w/earnings: Are you satisfied with your present earnings? (P54)
TOTAL%
1) Yes88955.6
2) No71044.4
Missing3663 
TOTAL1599100.0
395) Approximately, how much do you earn per month from all sources? (P55)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23001512.212040
396) And what was the total income of your family from all sources last year? (Include the sum of all earned and unearned incomes from self, spouse and all other family members). (P56)
TOTAL%
1) None110.5
2) Less than $1,00050.2
3) $1,000-$2,999261.1
4) $3,000-$4,999261.1
5) $5,000-$7,499552.4
6) $7,500-$9,999984.2
7) $10,000-$14,99932514.0
8) $15,000-$19,99927311.8
9) $20,000-$24,99928212.1
10) $25,000-$34,99933914.6
11) $35,000-$49,99940617.5
12) $50,000-$74,99929712.8
13) $75,000-$99,9991134.9
14) $100,000-$199,999532.3
15) $200,000 or more130.6
Missing2940 
TOTAL2322100.0
397) Does your family have health insurance at present? (P57)
TOTAL%
1) Yes169069.6
2) No61025.1
3) Other1295.3
Missing2833 
TOTAL2429100.0
398) During your first year of residence in the U.S., did you or your family receive any kind of economic assistance from a government or private agency? (P58)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67327.9
2) No173271.9
3) Other40.2
Missing2853 
TOTAL2409100.0
399) First assistance agency: Please tell us which agencies were these? (P59A)
TOTAL%
1) Government17230.0
2) Religious386.6
3) Other private charities468.0
4) Other31755.3
Missing4689 
TOTAL573100.0
400) Second assistance agency: Please tell us which agencies were these? (P59B)
TOTAL%
1) Government4925.1
2) Religious189.2
3) Other private charities3115.9
4) Other9749.7
Missing5067 
TOTAL195100.0
401) Third assistance agency: Please tell us which agencies were these? (P59C)
TOTAL%
1) Government109.8
2) Religious1312.7
3) Other private charities1211.8
4) Other6765.7
Missing5160 
TOTAL102100.0
402) During your first year of residence, did you have any contact with agencies or departments of the U.S. government? (P60)
TOTAL%
1) Yes110346.3
2) No127953.7
Missing2880 
TOTAL2382100.0
403) Would you say that these contacts helped you or made it harder for you to adapt to life in the U.S.? (P61)
TOTAL%
1) Helped81083.0
2) Neither15215.6
3) Hindered141.4
Missing4286 
TOTAL976100.0
404) Do you or any members of your family currently receive any of the following? Food stamps (P62A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44118.3
2) No196981.7
Missing2852 
TOTAL2410100.0
405) Do you or any members of your family currently receive any of the following? Aid to Families with Dependent Children (P62B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40016.7
2) No200283.3
Missing2860 
TOTAL2402100.0
406) Do you or any members of your family currently receive any of the following? Supplemental Security Income (P62C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31112.9
2) No209387.1
Missing2858 
TOTAL2404100.0
407) Do you or any members of your family currently receive any of the following? Disability Payments (P62D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1225.1
2) No228594.9
Missing2855 
TOTAL2407100.0
408) Do you or any members of your family currently receive any of the following? MediCal/Medicaid (P62E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60425.1
2) No179974.9
Missing2859 
TOTAL2403100.0
409) Do you or any members of your family currently receive any of the following? Other public assistance of any kind (P62F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1164.8
2) No228095.2
Missing2866 
TOTAL2396100.0
410) (If self-employed - See Question 37) Did you receive any kind of government assistance, such as a loan or training course to start your business? (P63)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93.8
2) No23096.2
Missing5023 
TOTAL239100.0
411) [SELF-EMPLOYED ASSISTANCE] (If yes) What kind of assistance was this? (P64)
TOTAL%
1) Occupational training333.3
2) Loan or grant444.4
3) Other type of assistance222.2
Missing5253 
TOTAL9100.0
412) What is your race? (P65)
TOTAL%
1) White/Caucasian75833.1
2) Black/African1838.0
3) Asian/Yellow69430.3
4) Brown/Mestizo1787.8
5) Mulatto251.1
6) Hispanic/Latino783.4
7) Indio/Indian351.5
8) National or Ethnic Id for Race33414.6
9) Chicano20.1
10) Pacific Islander20.1
Missing2973 
TOTAL2289100.0
413) Do you feel that you have been discriminated against because of your race or your ethnicity in the U.S.? (P66)
TOTAL%
1) Yes77231.9
2) No162367.1
3) Other220.9
Missing2845 
TOTAL2417100.0
414) How often have you been discriminated against? (P67)
TOTAL%
1) Often13417.7
2) Occasionally35947.5
3) Rarely26234.7
Missing4507 
TOTAL755100.0
415) And what group has mostly discriminated against you? (P68A)
TOTAL%
1) White Americans44870.0
2) Black Americans7812.2
3) Asians121.9
4) Cubans, Cuban-Americans355.5
5) Latinos, Hispanics304.7
6) State Agencies (Quotas, Preferences, Set-Asides)91.4
7) Other, not listed above284.4
Missing4622 
TOTAL640100.0
416) Compared to people of other races or nationalities, how many opportunities for job advancement do you get at work? (P69)
TOTAL%
1) A lot less2224.2
2) A little less1718.7
3) Same as others5156.0
5) A lot more11.1
Missing5171 
TOTAL91100.0
417) Because of your race or nationality, how often do people in your work place treat you as less competent than you deserve to be treated? (P70)
TOTAL%
1) Never5158.6
2) Almost never2124.1
3) At least once a year89.2
4) At least once a month55.7
5) At least once a week11.1
6) Almost daily11.1
Missing5175 
TOTAL87100.0
418) How often do you hear people in your workplace make rude remarks or negative comments about people of your race or nationality? (P71)
TOTAL%
1) Never6260.2
2) Almost never2221.4
3) At least once a year65.8
4) At least once a month98.7
5) At least once a week11.0
6) Almost daily32.9
Missing5159 
TOTAL103100.0
419) Because of your race or nationality, how often do you receive poor service, for instance in stores or restaurants (P72)
TOTAL%
1) Never108246.2
2) Almost never107345.8
3) At least once a year1064.5
4) At least once a month562.4
5) At least once a week180.8
6) Almost daily70.3
Missing2920 
TOTAL2342100.0
420) Because of your race or nationality, how often do you feel out of place or unwelcome in public places? (P73)
TOTAL%
1) Never113248.4
2) Almost never105845.2
3) At least once a year873.7
4) At least once a month421.8
5) At least once a week130.6
6) Almost daily90.4
Missing2921 
TOTAL2341100.0
421) Which of these words best describes the relations between your own ethnic group and white Americans according to your experience? Cordial, cold or don't know? (P74A)
TOTAL%
1) Cordial137278.2
2) Cold36620.9
4) Neither/Mixed/Depends160.9
Missing3508 
TOTAL1754100.0
422) Which of these words best describes the relations between your own ethnic group and white Americans according to your experience? Close, distant or don't know? (P74B)
TOTAL%
1) Close92955.2
2) Distant73243.5
4) Neither/Mixed/Depends231.4
Missing3578 
TOTAL1684100.0
423) Which of these words best describes the relations between your own ethnic group and white Americans according to your experience? Friendly, hostile or don't know?D (P74C)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly163088.9
2) Hostile18610.1
4) Neither/Mixed/Depends181.0
Missing3428 
TOTAL1834100.0
424) Child opposition/white club: Do you think your child will experience opposition in the future if he/she wants to: Join a club of white Americans. (P75A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41121.8
2) No147478.2
Missing3377 
TOTAL1885100.0
425) Do you think your child will experience opposition in the future if he/she wants to: Move into a white American neighborhood. (P75B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31315.8
2) No167284.2
Missing3277 
TOTAL1985100.0
426) Do you think your child will experience opposition in the future if he/she wants to: Marry a white American. (P75C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26914.4
2) No159485.6
Missing3399 
TOTAL1863100.0
427) Do you think white Americans consider themselves: (P76)
TOTAL%
1) Superior142871.1
2) Equal52226.0
3) Inferior110.5
4) Don't know482.4
Missing3253 
TOTAL2009100.0
428) How many relatives (other than spouse and children) were already living in the United States when you arrived? (P77)
TOTAL%
0) 028813.1
1) 140518.5
2) 228713.1
3) 31456.6
4) 41225.6
5) 51245.7
6) 6753.4
7) 7351.6
8) 8432.0
9) 9110.5
10) 101426.5
11) 1150.2
12) 12180.8
13) 1350.2
14) 1440.2
15) 15562.6
16) 1620.1
17) 1720.1
18) 1810.0
20) 20773.5
22) 2210.0
23) 2320.1
25) 25251.1
28) 2810.0
30) 30341.6
31) 3110.0
35) 3590.4
36) 3610.0
40) 4080.4
41) 4110.0
45) 4530.1
50) 50180.8
53) 5310.0
55) 5580.4
60) 6030.1
68) 6810.0
70) 7010.0
85) Over 8022710.4
Missing3070 
TOTAL2192100.0
429) And how much help did you receive from your relatives when you arrived? (P78)
TOTAL%
1) None42925.2
2) A Little43225.4
3) A Lot84149.4
Missing3560 
TOTAL1702100.0
430) How many friends did you have in the U.S. when you arrived? (P79)
TOTAL%
0) 061228.5
1) 11235.7
2) 21567.3
3) 31215.6
4) 4914.2
5) 51085.0
6) 6432.0
7) 7150.7
8) 8120.6
9) 920.1
10) 101255.8
12) 12170.8
13) 1330.1
15) 15200.9
16) 1610.0
17) 1720.1
18) 1810.0
20) 20753.5
21) 2110.0
24) 2410.0
25) 25120.6
27) 2720.1
30) 30200.9
35) 3540.2
40) 4070.3
45) 4510.0
50) 50251.2
55) 55140.7
60) 6040.2
70) 7020.1
85) Over 8053024.7
Missing3112 
TOTAL2150100.0
431) And how much help did you receive from your friends when you arrived? (P80)
TOTAL%
1) None35533.7
2) A Little34432.7
3) A Lot35433.6
Missing4209 
TOTAL1053100.0
432) Who helped you get your first job in the United States? (P81)
TOTAL%
0) Never worked442.1
1) Got it himself/herself79037.3
2) Relative(s)49323.3
3) Friend(s)50223.7
4) Other compatriot773.6
5) Government agency683.2
6) Private agency612.9
7) Church or social club371.7
8) Other442.1
Missing3146 
TOTAL2116100.0
433) Were the owners of the place where you first worked in the United States American or foreign-born? (P82)
TOTAL%
1) American129469.8
2) Foreign-Born53929.1
3) Mixed/Both130.7
4) Hyphenated-American80.4
Missing3408 
TOTAL1854100.0
434) What country(ies) did they come from? (P83)
TOTAL%
13) Cuba19137.7
14) Puerto Rico61.2
15) Philippines81.6
18) Mexico356.9
21) Vietnam316.1
24) Nicaragua183.6
26) Colombia122.4
29) Haiti40.8
30) Jamaica40.8
40) China214.2
42) Hong Kong10.2
44) Taiwan30.6
48) Japan326.3
51) Asian40.8
52) Korea20.4
54) India40.8
55) Iran10.2
56) Middle East193.8
61) Peru20.4
65) Ecuador30.6
67) Argentina81.6
71) Panama20.4
73) El Salvador30.6
74) Guatemala10.2
77) Russia/Soviet Union10.2
79) Dominican Republic20.4
82) Europe163.2
83) Africa30.6
84) Poland20.4
85) Hungary61.2
86) Yugoslavia10.2
88) Italy102.0
89) Portugal10.2
90) Netherlands10.2
91) Germany71.4
93) France10.2
94) England20.4
95) Canada10.2
96) Greece40.8
97) Other Latin America193.8
98) Other142.8
Missing4756 
TOTAL506100.0
435) What country(ies) did they come from? (P85)
TOTAL%
13) Cuba30228.5
14) Puerto Rico282.6
15) Philippines12211.5
18) Mexico20219.1
21) Vietnam454.3
24) Nicaragua383.6
26) Colombia111.0
28) Caribbean50.5
29) Haiti191.8
30) Jamaica131.2
32) Laos141.3
34) Cambodia50.5
40) China171.6
44) Taiwan10.1
46) Thailand10.1
48) Japan90.9
51) Asian50.5
52) Korea20.2
54) India10.1
55) Iran10.1
56) Middle East20.2
57) Spain10.1
61) Peru30.3
67) Argentina60.6
71) Panama30.3
74) Guatemala20.2
77) Russia/Soviet Union10.1
79) Dominican Republic100.9
82) Europe90.9
84) Poland10.1
85) Hungary60.6
86) Yugoslavia10.1
88) Italy60.6
89) Portugal20.2
90) Netherlands10.1
91) Germany30.3
93) France40.4
94) England40.4
95) Canada40.4
96) Greece10.1
97) Other Latin America13012.3
98) Other171.6
Missing4204 
TOTAL1058100.0
436) Apart from those who live in this house, how many relatives of yours live now near you (In the same city or county)? (P86)
TOTAL%
0) 026611.9
1) 12159.6
2) 22029.1
3) 31546.9
4) 41546.9
5) 51567.0
6) 61034.6
7) 7512.3
8) 8833.7
9) 9231.0
10) 101476.6
11) 11170.8
12) 12431.9
13) 13100.4
14) 1470.3
15) 15974.4
16) 1660.3
17) 1710.0
18) 1870.3
19) 1920.1
20) 201526.8
21) 2140.2
22) 2210.0
24) 2420.1
25) 25512.3
26) 2610.0
27) 2720.1
28) 2810.0
30) 30793.5
32) 3220.1
34) 3410.0
35) 35150.7
36) 3610.0
40) 40331.5
45) 4570.3
50) 50632.8
53) 5310.0
55) 55140.6
60) 60150.7
62) 6210.0
65) 6520.1
70) 7020.1
75) 7520.1
80) 8060.3
85) Over 80271.2
Missing3033 
TOTAL2229100.0
437) Do you have relatives who live in the United States, but not in this area? (P87)
TOTAL%
1) Yes186076.8
2) No56123.2
Missing2841 
TOTAL2421100.0
438) (IF P87==1) How many? [NUMBER OF U.S. RELATIVES] (P88)
TOTAL%
0) 030.2
1) 125213.6
2) 221211.5
3) 31628.8
4) 41367.4
5) 51337.2
6) 6965.2
7) 7392.1
8) 8542.9
9) 9100.5
10) 101749.4
11) 1150.3
12) 12331.8
13) 1360.3
14) 1430.2
15) 15844.5
16) 1640.2
17) 1740.2
18) 18120.6
20) 201518.2
21) 2120.1
22) 2220.1
24) 2410.1
25) 25372.0
26) 2610.1
28) 2830.2
30) 30563.0
31) 3110.1
32) 3210.1
35) 3590.5
36) 3620.1
37) 3710.1
40) 40221.2
42) 4210.1
45) 45261.4
46) 4610.1
50) 50392.1
54) 5410.1
55) 55191.0
56) 5610.1
57) 5710.1
59) 5910.1
60) 60100.5
70) 7030.2
75) 7510.1
80) 8030.2
85) Over 80291.6
Missing3415 
TOTAL1847100.0
439) How many friends do you have in this city or county? (P89)
TOTAL%
0) 0863.7
1) 1441.9
2) 21044.5
3) 31616.9
4) 4923.9
5) 51727.4
6) 6944.0
7) 7180.8
8) 8381.6
9) 970.3
10) 1030112.9
11) 1110.0
12) 12281.2
13) 1350.2
15) 151034.4
16) 1620.1
17) 1740.2
18) 1860.3
20) 2025010.7
22) 2210.0
23) 2320.1
24) 2410.0
25) 25321.4
28) 2810.0
30) 301315.6
35) 3540.2
40) 40472.0
45) 4540.2
50) 501626.9
52) 5220.1
55) 5520.1
56) 5610.0
60) 60170.7
70) 7060.3
75) 7560.3
80) 8070.3
90) 901918.2
91) 100 to 1991466.3
92) 200 to 499251.1
93) 500 or more150.6
95) Some60.3
96) Many100.4
Missing2927 
TOTAL2335100.0
440) [IF P89=0] How many of them did you know before you came to the U.S.? (P90)
TOTAL%
0) 091149.5
1) 11025.5
2) 21136.1
3) 3844.6
4) 4472.6
5) 5874.7
6) 6402.2
7) 7110.6
8) 8181.0
9) 910.1
10) 101146.2
11) 1110.1
12) 1260.3
13) 1310.1
14) 1410.1
15) 15362.0
17) 1720.1
18) 1820.1
19) 1910.1
20) 20653.5
22) 2210.1
23) 2310.1
25) 25201.1
30) 30311.7
35) 3530.2
37) 3710.1
40) 4090.5
45) 4540.2
50) 50382.1
55) 5510.1
60) 6030.2
65) 6520.1
70) 7050.3
75) 7550.3
80) 8040.2
90) 90271.5
92) 9210.1
95) 9510.1
96) 9620.1
100) 100 or more372.0
Missing3423 
TOTAL1839100.0
441) [IF P89!=0] How many of these friends were not born in your country of birth? (P91)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL183721.03591
442) In general, do you socialize mainly with: Other persons born in my own country of birth? (P92A)
TOTAL%
0) No83934.5
1) Yes159265.5
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
443) In general, do you socialize mainly with: Other foreign-born persons? (P92B)
TOTAL%
0) No210086.4
1) Yes33113.6
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
444) In general, do you socialize mainly with: White Americans? (P92C)
TOTAL%
0) No225592.8
1) Yes1767.2
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
445) In general, do you socialize mainly with: Black-Americans? (P92D)
TOTAL%
0) No236597.3
1) Yes662.7
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
446) In general, do you socialize mainly with: Hispanic-Americans? (P92E)
TOTAL%
0) No222791.6
1) Yes2048.4
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
447) In general, do you socialize mainly with: Asian-Americans? (P92F)
TOTAL%
0) No234796.5
1) Yes843.5
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
448) In general, do you socialize mainly with: Other? (P92G)
TOTAL%
0) No208685.8
1) Yes34514.2
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
449) The people in my neighborhood are mostly: From my own country. Unweighted (P93A)
TOTAL%
0) No173471.2
1) Yes70328.8
Missing2825 
TOTAL2437100.0
450) The people in my neighborhood are mostly: Immigrants from other countries. (P93B)
TOTAL%
0) No178773.3
1) Yes65026.7
Missing2825 
TOTAL2437100.0
451) The people in my neighborhood are mostly: White Americans. (P93C)
TOTAL%
0) No180974.2
1) Yes62825.8
Missing2825 
TOTAL2437100.0
452) The people in my neighborhood are mostly: Black Americans. (P93D)
TOTAL%
0) No217889.4
1) Yes25910.6
Missing2825 
TOTAL2437100.0
453) The people in my neighborhood are mostly: Hispanic Americans. (P93E)
TOTAL%
0) No208685.6
1) Yes35114.4
Missing2825 
TOTAL2437100.0
454) The people in my neighborhood are mostly: Asian Americans. (P93F)
TOTAL%
0) No225392.4
1) Yes1847.6
Missing2825 
TOTAL2437100.0
455) The people in my neighborhood are mostly: Other. (P93G)
TOTAL%
0) No205684.4
1) Yes38115.6
Missing2825 
TOTAL2437100.0
456) How much do people from your country help each other in the United States? (P94)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all24310.2
2) A Little63326.6
3) Somewhat85836.0
4) A Lot64727.2
Missing2881 
TOTAL2381100.0
457) How important is it for you to keep in contact with other people from your country living here? (P95)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all2309.5
2) A Little35414.7
3) Somewhat64226.6
4) A Lot118949.2
Missing2847 
TOTAL2415100.0
458) How proud are you of your country? (P96)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all532.2
2) A Little813.4
3) Somewhat33213.8
4) A Lot194580.7
Missing2851 
TOTAL2411100.0
459) How important is it for [YOUR CHILD] to know about your country? (P97)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all341.4
2) A Little1034.3
3) Somewhat40016.6
4) A Lot187977.8
Missing2846 
TOTAL2416100.0
460) How often do you talk to [YOUR CHILD] about your country? (P98)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all652.7
2) A Little34514.3
3) Somewhat64126.5
4) A Lot136656.5
Missing2845 
TOTAL2417100.0
461) How often do you celebrate any special days connected with your country? (P99)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all59224.5
2) A Little39516.3
3) Somewhat57723.8
4) A Lot85635.4
Missing2842 
TOTAL2420100.0
462) How true are the following statements? Many people from my country live in this neighborhood. (P100)
TOTAL%
1) True118252.8
2) False105647.2
Missing3024 
TOTAL2238100.0
463) How true are the following statements? People from my country who live in this neighborhood do not help each other. (P101)
TOTAL%
1) True43524.2
2) False135975.8
Missing3468 
TOTAL1794100.0
464) How true are the following statements? I have a close community of friends among people from my country. (P102)
TOTAL%
1) True170872.6
2) False64427.4
Missing2910 
TOTAL2352100.0
465) How true are the following statements? People from my country are usually very supportive of each other. (P103)
TOTAL%
1) True166377.1
2) False49422.9
Missing3105 
TOTAL2157100.0
466) How true are the following statements? People from my country have not been very successful economically in the U.S. (P104)
TOTAL%
1) True61229.1
2) False149270.9
Missing3158 
TOTAL2104100.0
467) How true are the following statements? I prefer to buy in stores owned by people from my own country. (P105)
TOTAL%
1) True49321.6
2) False178578.4
Missing2984 
TOTAL2278100.0
468) How true are the following statements? If I needed a loan, I would rather borrow from people from my country than from Americans. (P106)
TOTAL%
1) True50623.8
2) False162476.2
Missing3132 
TOTAL2130100.0
469) How long have you lived in this neighborhood? [YEARS] (P107)
TOTAL%
1) 1877.7
2) 1446.0
3) 1737.1
4) 1466.0
5) 1968.1
6) 1907.9
7) 1466.0
8) 1857.6
9) 1114.6
10) 2068.5
11) 974.0
12) 843.5
13) 773.2
14) 562.3
15) 933.8
16) 632.6
17) 552.3
18) 471.9
19) 301.2
20) 662.7
21) 120.5
22) 140.6
23) 80.3
24) 80.3
25) 90.4
26) 30.1
27) 20.1
29) 20.1
30) 40.2
31) 10.0
32) 10.0
33) 10.0
36) 10.0
40) 10.0
43) 10.0
Missing2842 
TOTAL2420100.0
470) How satisfied are you with your neighborhood? (P108)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied128252.7
2) Satisfied82533.9
3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied1968.1
4) Dissatisfied1104.5
5) Very dissatisfied180.7
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
471) In your neighborhood, how much of a problem is... Different racial or cultural groups who do not get along with each other? (P109)
TOTAL%
1) Not a problem209986.4
2) Somewhat of a problem25210.4
3) A big problem793.3
Missing2832 
TOTAL2430100.0
472) Neighborhood problem/no respect-rules/laws: In your neighborhood, how much of a problem is... Little respect for rules, laws, and authority? (P110)
TOTAL%
1) Not a problem195980.8
2) Somewhat of a problem34414.2
3) A big problem1235.1
Missing2836 
TOTAL2426100.0
473) In your neighborhood, how much of a problem is... Assaults and muggings? (P111)
TOTAL%
1) Not a problem180574.4
2) Somewhat of a problem44818.5
3) A big problem1747.2
Missing2835 
TOTAL2427100.0
474) In your neighborhood, how much of a problem is... Delinquent gangs or drug gangs? (P112)
TOTAL%
1) Not a problem185676.6
2) Somewhat of a problem38215.8
3) A big problem1867.7
Missing2838 
TOTAL2424100.0
475) In your neighborhood, how much of a problem is... Drug use or drug dealing in the open? (P113)
TOTAL%
1) Not a problem201383.3
2) Somewhat of a problem2409.9
3) A big problem1646.8
Missing2845 
TOTAL2417100.0
476) Do you think that people in your neighborhood would intervene (do something) in the following situations? If there was a fight in front of your house and someone was being beaten? (P114)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely26210.9
2) Unlikely26511.0
3) Likely120650.2
4) Very likely66827.8
Missing2861 
TOTAL2401100.0
477) Do you think that people in your neighborhood would intervene (do something) in the following situations? If someone were trying to sell drugs to one of your children in plain sight? (P115)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely25510.6
2) Unlikely32513.6
3) Likely104643.7
4) Very likely76932.1
Missing2867 
TOTAL2395100.0
478) Do you think that people in your neighborhood would intervene (do something) in the following situations? If your kids were getting into trouble? (P116)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely25810.7
2) Unlikely29512.3
3) Likely114247.5
4) Very likely70729.4
Missing2860 
TOTAL2402100.0
479) Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with each statement. There are a lot of adults around here my children can look up to. (P117)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree712.9
2) Disagree28311.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree59924.8
4) Agree118649.2
5) Strongly agree27211.3
Missing2851 
TOTAL2411100.0
480) Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with each statement. My neighbors have similar views about how to raise children. (P118)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree763.2
2) Disagree30312.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree71029.6
4) Agree107945.0
5) Strongly agree2289.5
Missing2866 
TOTAL2396100.0
481) Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with each statement. I can count on people in the neighborhood to let me know about opportunities for my kids. (P119)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree743.1
2) Disagree40516.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree72530.1
4) Agree98040.7
5) Strongly agree2239.3
Missing2855 
TOTAL2407100.0
482) Do you and your spouse/partner do any of the following at your child's school? Belong to a parent-teacher organization? (P120A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes106443.9
2) No135756.1
Missing2841 
TOTAL2421100.0
483) Do you and your spouse/partner do any of the following at your child's school? Attend meetings of a parent-teacher organization? (P120B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes191979.0
2) No50921.0
Missing2834 
TOTAL2428100.0
484) Do you and your spouse/partner do any of the following at your child's school? Act as a volunteer in the school? (P120C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98940.8
2) No143359.2
Missing2840 
TOTAL2422100.0
485) Do you know the first name or nickname of any of [YOUR CHILD] close friends? (P121)
TOTAL%
1) Yes206985.0
2) No36515.0
Missing2828 
TOTAL2434100.0
486) [IF P121=1] How many? (P122)
TOTAL%
1) 11115.4
2) 220710.1
3) 323411.4
4) 420510.0
5) 530214.7
6) 61728.4
7) 7613.0
8) 8713.5
9) 9110.5
10) 1033016.1
11) 1130.1
12) 12371.8
13) 1360.3
14) 1430.1
15) 15854.1
16) 1620.1
17) 1710.0
19) 1920.1
20) 201014.9
23) 2310.0
24) 2410.0
25) 25201.0
30) 30301.5
35) 3520.1
40) 4050.2
45) 4520.1
50) 50120.6
60) 6040.2
80) 8010.0
90) 90100.5
94) A few40.2
95) Most130.6
Missing3213 
TOTAL2049100.0
487) [IF P121=1] Do you know the parents of any of these children? (P123)
TOTAL%
1) Yes182779.2
2) No48020.8
Missing2955 
TOTAL2307100.0
488) [IF P123=1] How many? (P124)
TOTAL%
1) 1633.3
2) 21035.4
3) 31095.7
4) 4904.7
5) 51075.6
6) 6472.5
7) 7251.3
8) 8291.5
9) 9114960.3
10) 10904.7
11) 1110.1
12) 12120.6
13) 1310.1
14) 1430.2
15) 1590.5
16) 1610.1
19) 1910.1
20) 20321.7
24) 2410.1
25) 2550.3
30) 3040.2
32) 3210.1
40) 4050.3
50) 5040.2
60) 6030.2
94) A Few40.2
95) Most70.4
Missing3356 
TOTAL1906100.0
489) Are there family rules for your child about any of the following television-related activities? What program he/she may watch? (P125A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes142058.4
2) No101141.6
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
490) Are there family rules for your child about any of the following television-related activities? How early or late he/she may watch television? (P125B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes167869.0
2) No75331.0
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
491) Are there family rules for your child about any of the following television-related activities? How many hours he/she may watch television overall? (P125C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes149161.4
2) No93738.6
Missing2834 
TOTAL2428100.0
492) Are there family rules for your child about any of the following activities? Maintaining a certain grade average? (P126A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes205084.5
2) No37615.5
Missing2836 
TOTAL2426100.0
493) Are there family rules for your child about any of the following activities? Doing homework? (P126B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes224592.7
2) No1777.3
Missing2840 
TOTAL2422100.0
494) Are there family rules for your child about any of the following activities? Doing household chores? (P126C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes214088.2
2) No28711.8
Missing2835 
TOTAL2427100.0
495) Parents differ in how much they talk to their children about what they do in school. How often do you or your spouse/partner talk with your child about his or her experiences in school? (P127)
TOTAL%
1) Not at All241.0
2) Rarely1154.7
3) Occasionally44618.3
4) Regularly184675.9
Missing2831 
TOTAL2431100.0
496) How often do you or your spouse/partner talk with your child about her or his educational plans for after high school? (P128)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all331.4
2) Rarely1104.5
3) Occasionally46719.2
4) Regularly182374.9
Missing2829 
TOTAL2433100.0
497) How often do you or your spouse/partner help your child with his or her homework? (P129)
TOTAL%
1) Seldom or never115047.5
2) Once or twice a month34914.4
3) Once or twice a week38515.9
4) Almost every day53722.2
Missing2841 
TOTAL2421100.0
498) Are any of the following people at home when your child returns home from school? Mother or female guardian? (P130A)
TOTAL%
1) Usually140262.1
2) Sometimes26611.8
3) Rarely1627.2
4) Never42819.0
Missing3004 
TOTAL2258100.0
499) Are any of the following people at home when your child returns home from school? Father or male guardian? (P130B)
TOTAL%
1) Usually59034.3
2) Sometimes28316.4
3) Rarely22413.0
4) Never62436.3
Missing3541 
TOTAL1721100.0
500) Are any of the following people at home when your child returns home from school? Other adult relative? (P130C)
TOTAL%
1) Usually32420.7
2) Sometimes1147.3
3) Rarely845.4
4) Never104166.6
Missing3699 
TOTAL1563100.0
501) Are any of the following people at home when your child returns home from school? Adult neighbor? (P130D)
TOTAL%
1) Usually916.3
2) Sometimes815.6
3) Rarely765.2
4) Never120582.9
Missing3809 
TOTAL1453100.0
502) Are any of the following people at home when your child returns home from school? Older brother or sister? (P130E)
TOTAL%
1) Usually26718.6
2) Sometimes24016.7
3) Rarely896.2
4) Never84058.5
Missing3826 
TOTAL1436100.0
503) How satisfied are you with the education your child has received up to now? (P131)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied126252.1
2) Satisfied96539.8
3) Not satisfied1978.1
Missing2838 
TOTAL2424100.0
504) How far in school do you expect your child to go? (P132)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less120.5
2) Beyond eighth grade, but not high school graduation160.7
3) High school graduation823.4
4) Less than one year vocational, trade or business school381.6
5) One to two years vocational, trade or business school371.5
6) Two years or more vocational, trade or business school964.0
7) Less than two years college903.7
8) Two or more years college24110.0
9) Finish a four or five-year degree program94939.3
10) Master's degree or equivalent41417.1
11) Ph.D., M.D. or other advanced degree44118.3
Missing2846 
TOTAL2416100.0
505) Have you or your spouse/partner done anything specific in order to have some money for your child's education after high school? (P133)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89037.4
2) No149262.6
Missing2880 
TOTAL2382100.0
506) About how much money have you set aside for your child's future educational needs? (P134)
TOTAL%
0) None566.5
1) Less than $1,00012113.9
2) $1,000-$3,00015918.3
3) $3,001-$6,00017219.8
4) $6,001-$10,00010011.5
5) $10,001-$15,000738.4
6) More than $15,00017119.7
7) Other, not determined161.8
Missing4394 
TOTAL868100.0
507) Indicate which statement is true or false for your family. My child will be able to earn most of the money he or she will need for schooling beyond high school. (P135A)
TOTAL%
1) True67127.8
2) False142259.0
3) Have not thought about this31713.2
Missing2852 
TOTAL2410100.0
508) Indicate which statement is true or false for your family. We can pay for our child's further education without getting any outside assistance. (P135B)
TOTAL%
1) True62626.0
2) False161166.9
3) Have not thought about this1717.1
Missing2854 
TOTAL2408100.0
509) Indicate which statement is true or false for your family. The family is not willing to go into debt for something. (P135C)
TOTAL%
1) True88336.8
2) False126652.8
3) Have not thought about this25110.5
Missing2862 
TOTAL2400100.0
510) Indicate which statement is true or false for your family. The family income is too high to qualify for a loan or scholarship. (P135D)
TOTAL%
1) True35314.7
2) False184977.1
3) Have not thought about this1978.2
Missing2863 
TOTAL2399100.0
511) How worried are you about negative influences on [YOUR CHILD] from other students in he/his school? (P136)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all53122.1
2) A Little34414.3
3) Somewhat40616.9
4) Very112146.7
Missing2860 
TOTAL2402100.0
512) How worried are you about negative influences on [YOUR CHILD] from her/his own close friends? (P137)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all83134.6
2) A Little44518.5
3) Somewhat36315.1
4) Very76631.9
Missing2857 
TOTAL2405100.0
513) How different are your views and ideas from those of [YOUR CHILD] friends? (P138)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all33716.0
2) A Little61329.1
3) Somewhat51624.5
4) Very64230.5
Missing3154 
TOTAL2108100.0
514) How different are the messages she/he is getting from you and from his/her friends about becoming a successful person? (P139)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all42921.1
2) A Little56127.6
3) Somewhat46522.9
4) Very58028.5
Missing3227 
TOTAL2035100.0
515) Do you want your child to be raised according to the customs of your own country or according to American customs? (P140)
TOTAL%
1) Own Country96140.2
2) American Customs61125.6
3) Both/Mix of the two79233.2
4) Other241.0
Missing2874 
TOTAL2388100.0
516) In general, how satisfied are you from having come to the U.S. to live? (P141)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied151162.4
2) Somewhat satisfied82334.0
3) Dissatisfied763.1
4) Very dissatisfied100.4
5) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied10.0
Missing2841 
TOTAL2421100.0
517) Do you plan to stay indefinitely in the U.S. or return to your own country? (P142)
TOTAL%
1) Remain in the U.S. indefinitely179181.4
2) Return to Home Country30113.7
3) Other1074.9
Missing3063 
TOTAL2199100.0
518) Parent Occupational Prestige Abroad (Treiman Scores) (P143)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL118443.38414
519) Parent Present Occupational Prestige (Treiman Scores) (P144)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL155741.85213
520) Private School in 1992-93. Recode of V4. (C1)
TOTAL%
0) Public School505596.1
1) Private School2073.9
TOTAL5262100.0
521) Private School in 1995-96 (Derived from V204) (C2)
TOTAL%
0) No445896.3
1) Yes1723.7
Missing632 
TOTAL4630100.0
522) National Origin. Constructed from V9, V15, and V21a. If father and mother are from different countries, mother's national origin is assigned. (C3)
TOTAL%
1) Cuba122623.3
2) Mexico75514.3
3) Nicaragua3446.5
4) Colombia2274.3
7) Dominican Republic1052.0
8) Central America1542.9
18) South America2114.0
21) Haiti1783.4
22) Jamaica1563.0
23) West Indies1162.2
30) Philippines81915.6
31) Vietnam3707.0
32) Laos1552.9
33) Cambodia951.8
34) Hmong531.0
38) Chinese721.4
45) Other Asia1001.9
50) Middle East, Africa380.7
60) Europe, Canada881.7
TOTAL5262100.0
523) Knowledge of English in 1992-93 (Average of Scores in V24 to V27) (C4)
TOTAL%
1) 110.2
1) 50.1
2) 20.0
2) 10.0
2) 100.2
2) 631.2
2) 440.8
2) 10.0
2) 581.1
3) 821.6
3) 57110.9
3) 2655.0
3) 10.0
4) 3997.6
4) 3857.3
4) 336063.9
Missing4 
TOTAL5258100.0
524) Knowledge of English in 1995-96 (Average of Scores in V224 to V227) (C5)
TOTAL%
1) 30.1
2) 30.1
2) 240.6
2) 240.6
2) 370.9
3) 601.4
3) 4259.9
3) 1663.9
4) 2445.7
4) 3317.7
4) 296469.2
Missing981 
TOTAL4281100.0
525) Knowledge of Foreign Language in 1992-93 (Average of Scores) (C6)
TOTAL%
0) 4208.0
1) 831.6
1) 641.2
2) 1813.5
2) 2124.1
2) 4208.0
2) 3025.8
2) 57010.9
3) 3416.5
3) 78715.0
3) 3717.1
4) 3897.4
4) 2484.7
4) 84216.1
Missing32 
TOTAL5230100.0
526) Knowledge of Foreign Language in 1995-96 (Average of Scores) (C7)
TOTAL%
0) 3668.5
0) 10.0
1) 10.0
1) 902.1
1) 360.8
2) 1363.2
2) 1563.6
2) 3377.9
2) 2475.8
2) 45810.7
3) 2656.2
3) 63614.8
3) 2836.6
4) 3367.8
4) 2365.5
4) 70416.4
Missing974 
TOTAL4288100.0
527) Bilingual in 1992-93 (Constructed from C4 and C6) (C8)
TOTAL%
1) Fluent Bilingual112921.5
2) English Dominant222842.3
3) Foreign Language Dominant72113.7
4) Limited Bilingual118422.5
TOTAL5262100.0
528) Bilingual in 1995-96 (Constructed from C5 and C7) (C9)
TOTAL%
1) Fluent Bilingual110525.8
2) English Dominant185943.4
3) Foreign Language Dominant45410.6
4) Limited Bilingual87020.3
Missing974 
TOTAL4288100.0
529) Reported Father Ethnic Self-Identity (Derived from V68) (C10)
TOTAL%
0) American135527.3
1) Hyphenated-American96619.4
2) Nationality-specific252750.9
3) Panethnic1192.4
Missing295 
TOTAL4967100.0
530) Reported Mother Ethnic Self-Identity (Derived from V71) (C11)
TOTAL%
0) American119823.7
1) Hyphenated-American106021.0
2) Nationality-specific268853.2
3) Panethnic1072.1
Missing209 
TOTAL5053100.0
531) Respondent's Ethnic Self-Identity, 1992-93 (Derived from V78) (C12)
TOTAL%
0) American68313.0
1) Hyphenated-American209739.9
2) Nationality-specific143527.3
3) Panethnic86716.5
4) Mixed, other1803.4
TOTAL5262100.0
532) Respondent's Ethnic Self-Identity, 1995-96 (Derived from V278A) (C13)
TOTAL%
0) American1503.5
1) Hyphenated-American131430.6
2) Nationality-specific148234.6
3) Panethnic113526.5
4) Mixed, other2074.8
Missing974 
TOTAL4288100.0
533) Depression, 1992-93 (CES-D Depression Scale, Average of V114 to V117) (C14)
TOTAL%
1) 124623.9
1) 88317.0
1) 130.2
2) 84716.3
2) 50.1
2) 64812.5
2) 55210.6
2) 3146.0
2) 80.2
2) 2444.7
3) 20.0
3) 1412.7
3) 1182.3
3) 701.3
4) 531.0
4) 10.0
4) 330.6
4) 260.5
Missing58 
TOTAL5204100.0
534) Depression, 1995-96 (CES-D Depression Scale, Average of V314 to V317) (C15)
TOTAL%
1) 100523.6
1) 75017.6
1) 20.0
2) 66715.7
2) 10.0
2) 55613.1
2) 4189.8
2) 2676.3
2) 10.0
2) 2064.8
3) 20.0
3) 1252.9
3) 1022.4
3) 631.5
4) 350.8
4) 20.0
4) 300.7
4) 260.6
Missing1004 
TOTAL4258100.0
535) Self-Esteem, 1992-93 (Rosenberg's Self-Esteem Scale, Average) (C16)
TOTAL%
1) 20.0
1) 10.0
1) 20.0
1) 20.0
1) 20.0
2) 60.1
2) 30.1
2) 40.1
2) 80.2
2) 100.2
2) 350.7
2) 410.8
2) 20.0
2) 360.7
2) 30.1
2) 631.2
2) 60.1
2) 1072.1
2) 60.1
2) 1673.2
3) 130.3
3) 1653.2
3) 150.3
3) 1773.4
3) 70.1
3) 2003.9
3) 160.3
3) 2414.6
3) 2575.0
3) 2665.1
3) 110.2
3) 2925.6
3) 70.1
3) 3426.6
3) 130.3
3) 3346.4
3) 120.2
4) 3596.9
4) 150.3
4) 3576.9
4) 140.3
4) 3847.4
4) 120.2
4) 3236.2
4) 50.1
4) 2785.4
4) 56710.9
Missing74 
TOTAL5188100.0
536) Self-Esteem, 1995-96 (Rosenberg's Self-Esteem Scale, Average) (C17)
TOTAL%
1) 20.0
1) 10.0
1) 20.0
1) 20.0
1) 20.0
2) 30.1
2) 10.0
2) 40.1
2) 50.1
2) 140.3
2) 130.3
2) 270.6
2) 10.0
2) 260.6
2) 10.0
2) 400.9
2) 60.1
2) 551.3
2) 10.0
2) 982.3
3) 922.2
3) 10.0
3) 1293.0
3) 20.0
3) 1553.6
3) 10.0
3) 1583.7
3) 1844.3
3) 1954.6
3) 40.1
3) 1914.5
3) 50.1
3) 2425.7
3) 10.0
3) 2766.5
3) 20.0
4) 2786.5
4) 10.0
4) 3107.3
4) 70.2
4) 3768.8
4) 60.1
4) 3287.7
4) 30.1
4) 2987.0
4) 71216.7
Missing1001 
TOTAL4261100.0
537) Family Cohesion, 1995-96 (Average of V288 to V290) (C18)
TOTAL%
1) 521.2
1) 611.4
2) 872.0
2) 2475.8
2) 2205.2
3) 2716.4
3) 45510.7
3) 3999.4
4) 47211.1
4) 54612.8
4) 49111.5
5) 50411.8
5) 46210.8
Missing995 
TOTAL4267100.0
538) Familism Index, 1995-96 (Average of V291 to V293) (C19)
TOTAL%
1) 51712.1
1) 82819.4
2) 30.1
2) 86620.3
2) 85019.9
2) 55312.9
2) 40.1
3) 3157.4
3) 2074.8
3) 741.7
4) 280.7
4) 270.6
Missing990 
TOTAL4272100.0
539) Parent Knowledge of English (Average of P28A to P28D) (C20)
TOTAL%
1) 1546.4
1) 512.1
2) 1255.2
2) 813.4
2) 35314.7
2) 803.3
2) 1305.4
3) 1134.7
3) 46619.5
3) 361.5
4) 492.0
4) 522.2
4) 70429.4
Missing2868 
TOTAL2394100.0
540) CILS III questionnaire: Have CILS III questionnaire? (V400)
TOTAL%
0) No191836.5
1) Yes334463.5
TOTAL5262100.0
541) City of current residence (V401A)
542) State of current residence (V401B)
543) Current marital status (V402)
TOTAL%
1) Married60018.1
2) Engaged to be married1965.9
3) Living with partner1845.6
4) Single222567.2
5) Divorced431.3
6) Separated421.3
7) Other210.6
Missing1951 
TOTAL3311100.0
544) Date of change in marital status (V402A)
545) Marital status/other: Specify 'other' marital status from v402 (V402B)
546) Respondent has children: Do you have any children? (V403)
TOTAL%
0) No263979.6
1) Yes67820.4
Missing1945 
TOTAL3317100.0
547) Number respondent children: If yes, how many? (V403A)
TOTAL%
0) 112462.4
1) 44124.5
2) 18710.4
3) 402.2
4) 60.3
5) 30.2
Missing3461 
TOTAL1801100.0
548) Residence type: Where do you live now? That is, where do you stay most often? (V404)
TOTAL%
1) Parent's home174153.0
2) Own place (apartment, house, etc.)126138.4
3) Another relative's home1013.1
4) A friend's home or apartment621.9
5) Group quarters (dorm, frat, barracks, group home, etc.)611.9
6) Other621.9
Missing1974 
TOTAL3288100.0
549) Residence type/other: Kind of group quarters R is living in, combined with 'other' from V404 (V404A)
550) People living w/respondent: How many people live with you? (V405)
TOTAL%
0) 1725.2
1) 59017.9
2) 70921.5
3) 74322.6
4) 53816.3
5) 3009.1
6) 1253.8
7) 541.6
8) 310.9
9) 180.5
10) 50.2
11) 20.1
12) 10.0
13) 10.0
14) 10.0
15) 10.0
50) 10.0
136) 10.0
400) 10.0
Missing1968 
TOTAL3294100.0
551) Respondent different addresses since 1995: Since 1995, at how many different addresses have you lived? (V406)
TOTAL%
0) 49615.1
1) 74922.8
2) 78323.9
3) 49815.2
4) 2768.4
5) 2046.2
6) 1163.5
7) 712.2
8) 411.2
9) 230.7
10) 100.3
11) 40.1
12) 60.2
13) 20.1
15) 10.0
18) 10.0
20) 10.0
Missing1980 
TOTAL3282100.0
552) Highest school grade/year completed: What is the highest grade or year of school you have completed? (V407)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school (Grades 9-12, No diploma)1454.4
2) Graduated from high school59017.9
3) One or two years of post-high school voc. training/college65619.9
4) Graduated two-year college/voc. school (assoc. degree)3199.7
5) Three or more years of college (no degree yet)68120.7
6) Graduated from four/five-year college (e.g., bachelor's degree)67120.4
7) Some graduate school (no degree yet)1534.6
8) Master's degree361.1
9) Professional/doctoral degree (JD, MD, DDS, Ph.D.)130.4
10) Other321.0
Missing1966 
TOTAL3296100.0
553) Highest grade or year of school completed (V407 recoded into number of years) (V407A)
TOTAL%
10) 1454.4
12) 59018.1
14) 97529.9
15) 68120.9
16) 67120.6
18) 2026.2
Missing1998 
TOTAL3264100.0
554) Highest school completed/other: Specify 'other' from V407 (V407B)
555) GED/HS equivalency degree: What degree or diplomas have you received? GED or high school equivalency degree? (V408A)
TOTAL%
0) No167292.2
1) Yes1427.8
Missing3448 
TOTAL1814100.0
556) GED/equivalency year: What year did you receive it? (V408B)
TOTAL%
1993) 11.2
1994) 78.3
1995) 2226.2
1996) 2529.8
1997) 1214.3
1998) 33.6
1999) 89.5
2000) 44.8
2001) 11.2
2002) 11.2
Missing5178 
TOTAL84100.0
557) High school diploma: What degree or diplomas have you received? High school diploma? (V408C)
TOTAL%
0) No44724.6
1) Yes136775.4
Missing3448 
TOTAL1814100.0
558) High school diploma year: What year did you receive it? (V408D)
559) Associate/junior college degree: What degree or diplomas have you received? Associate or junior college degree-an AA? (V408E)
TOTAL%
0) No140977.7
1) Yes40522.3
Missing3448 
TOTAL1814100.0
560) Associate/junior college degree year: What year did you receive it? (V408F)
561) Assoc/junior college major (V408G)
TOTAL%
1995) 10.3
1996) 72.2
1997) 4313.6
1998) 10633.5
1999) 6921.8
2000) 4614.6
2001) 299.2
2002) 92.8
2004) 61.9
Missing4946 
TOTAL316100.0
562) Bachelor's degree: What degree or diplomas have you received? Bachelor's degree-a BA, AB, BS? (V408H)
TOTAL%
0) No132873.2
1) Yes48626.8
Missing3448 
TOTAL1814100.0
563) Bachelor's degree major: What was your major field of study? (V408I)
564) Bachelor's degree year: What year did you receive it? (V408J)
TOTAL%
1995) 20.5
1997) 20.5
1998) 164.3
1999) 13034.9
2000) 17145.8
2001) 4111.0
2002) 102.7
2004) 10.3
Missing4889 
TOTAL373100.0
565) Master's degree: What degree or diplomas have you received? Masters degree-a MA, MS, MPH? (V408K)
TOTAL%
0) No177998.1
1) Yes341.9
Missing3449 
TOTAL1813100.0
566) Master's degree major: What was your major field of study? (V408L)
567) Master's degree year: What year did you receive it? (V408M)
TOTAL%
1999) 29.1
2000) 627.3
2001) 1254.5
2002) 29.1
Missing5240 
TOTAL22100.0
568) JD/MD/DDS/DrPH/PhD degree: What degree or diplomas have you received? Professional or Doctoral degree-a JD, MD, DDS, DrPH, Ph.D, and so on? (V408N)
TOTAL%
0) No180799.7
1) Yes60.3
Missing3449 
TOTAL1813100.0
569) JD/MD/DDS/DrPH/PhD degree major: What was your major field of study? (V408O)
570) JD/MD/DDS/DrPH/PhD degree year: What year did you receive it? (V408P)
TOTAL%
2000) 150.0
2002) 150.0
Missing5260 
TOTAL2100.0
571) In school currently: Are you currently enrolled in school? (V409)
TOTAL%
0) No157748.8
1) Yes165651.2
Missing2029 
TOTAL3233100.0
572) Current school type: What type of school are you currently enrolled in? (V409A)
TOTAL%
1) GED program130.8
2) Vocational training1197.1
3) Two-year college51530.8
4) Four-year college or university68340.9
5) Graduate program1599.5
6) Professional school945.6
7) Other875.2
Missing3592 
TOTAL1670100.0
573) Current school type/other: Specify 'other' from V409A (V409B)
574) Degree/certificate expected/field: What degree or certificate do you expect to receive there in what field? (V409C)
575) Month/year degree expected: When do you expect to receive it? (V409D)
576) Highest expected degree by 30: What is the highest level of education (degree) you realistically expect to have achieved when you reach age 30? (V410)
577) Highest expected educational attainment years by 30: What is the highest level of education you realistically expect to have achieved when you reach age 30? (V410 recoded into estimated number of years) (V410A)
TOTAL%
12) 381.5
14) 27611.2
16) 87335.4
18) 127851.8
Missing2797 
TOTAL2465100.0
578) Expected study field: What field of study? (V410B)
579) Present work situation: What is your present work situation? (V411)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time205262.2
2) Employed part time64719.6
3) Unemployed and looking for work2266.9
4) Laid off and not looking for work140.4
5) Unemployed and not looking for work411.2
6) On maternity/paternity leave290.9
7) Attending school full time and not working2487.5
8) Full-time homemaker and not working361.1
9) Disabled and not able to work60.2
Missing1963 
TOTAL3299100.0
580) Number of full-time jobs since HS: Since leaving high school, how many full-time jobs have you had-that is, how many jobs have you had where you worked for at least 35 hours a week and you had that job for at least 6 months or longer? (V412)
TOTAL%
0) 62419.2
1) 92128.3
2) 79424.4
3) 48915.0
4) 2056.3
5) 1283.9
6) 411.3
7) 230.7
8) 70.2
9) 50.2
10) 120.4
11) 20.1
12) 30.1
15) 20.1
40) 10.0
Missing2005 
TOTAL3257100.0
581) Number of part-time jobs since HS: Since leaving high school, how many part-time jobs have you had-that is, jobs where you worked less than 35 hours per week? (V413)
TOTAL%
0) 77224.0
1) 71122.1
2) 66520.7
3) 44914.0
4) 2868.9
5) 1414.4
6) 832.6
7) 391.2
8) 250.8
9) 70.2
10) 160.5
11) 20.1
12) 30.1
13) 10.0
14) 20.1
15) 50.2
20) 20.1
25) 10.0
40) 10.0
Missing2051 
TOTAL3211100.0
582) First full-time job: What was your first full-time job? (V414)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3266412.784301
583) Employer/first full-time job: Who was your employer? (V414A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL265068.8616
584) Employer/first full-time job/other: Other employer from V414A (V414A1)
585) Month first employed: When were you first employed full time? (Month) (V414B)
TOTAL%
1) January1899.6
2) February1186.0
3) March995.0
4) April1145.8
5) May1165.9
6) June34917.7
7) July21010.6
8) August26913.6
9) September1879.5
10) October1387.0
11) November995.0
12) December884.5
Missing3286 
TOTAL1976100.0
586) Year first employed: When were you first employed full time? (Year) (V414C)
TOTAL%
1989) 20.1
1990) 30.2
1991) 50.3
1992) 110.6
1993) 351.8
1994) 934.8
1995) 31416.1
1996) 44222.7
1997) 35318.1
1998) 24812.7
1999) 23712.2
2000) 1537.8
2001) 472.4
2002) 70.4
Missing3312 
TOTAL1950100.0
587) First job Treiman prestige score: Treiman prestige score for V414 (V414D)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL239339.76512
588) Main present occupation: Currently, what is your main occupation or job-that is, the paid job you spend the most time at now? (V415)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3276415.515319
589) Employer/first full-time job: Who was your employer? (V415A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL269568.39616
590) Current employer/other: Other employer from V415A (V415A1)
591) Month current job began: When did you begin working at this job? (Month) (V415B)
TOTAL%
1) January29211.4
2) February2168.4
3) March1887.3
4) April1887.3
5) May1837.1
6) June2509.7
7) July1997.7
8) August28511.1
9) September2529.8
10) October2068.0
11) November1706.6
12) December1415.5
Missing2692 
TOTAL2570100.0
592) Year current job began: When did you begin working at this job? (Year) (V415C)
TOTAL%
1990) 10.1
1991) 40.2
1992) 60.3
1993) 80.4
1994) 181.0
1995) 573.2
1996) 1397.8
1997) 1578.8
1998) 26614.9
1999) 41123.1
2000) 38921.8
2001) 26514.9
2002) 613.4
Missing3480 
TOTAL1782100.0
593) Hours/week current job: How many hours per week do you work at this job? (V415D)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL266237.18211
594) Current job Treiman prestige score: Treiman prestige score for V415 (V415E)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL259144.54312
595) Self-employed/working someone else: Are you mostly self-employed or do you work for someone else? (V416)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed1515.2
2) Working for someone else258789.7
3) Other1465.1
Missing2378 
TOTAL2884100.0
596) Working/other: Specify 'other' from V416 (V416A)
597) Current supervisor race/ethnicity: What is the race or ethnicity of your immediate supervisor? (V417)
TOTAL%
1) Asian American1706.4
2) Latin American/Hispanic72727.2
3) African American/Black1907.1
4) European American/White125046.8
5) Other33312.5
Missing2592 
TOTAL2670100.0
598) Current supervisor race/other: Specify 'other' from V417 (V417A)
599) Current employee's race/ethnicity: What is the race or ethnicity of most of the employees doing the kind of work you do in that job? (V418)
TOTAL%
1) Asian American1927.0
2) Latin American/Hispanic98935.8
3) African American/Black1656.0
4) European American/White89332.3
5) Other52218.9
Missing2501 
TOTAL2761100.0
600) Current employee's race/ethnicity-Other: Specify 'other' from V418 (V418A)
601) Current occupation satisfaction: How satisfied are you with this job, as a whole? (V419)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied1425.0
2) Dissatisfied1585.6
3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied56319.9
4) Satisfied121342.9
5) Very satisfied75226.6
Missing2434 
TOTAL2828100.0
602) Present income satisfaction: How satisfied are you with your present income? (V420)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied2699.2
2) Dissatisfied57319.5
3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied77326.3
4) Satisfied106336.2
5) Very satisfied2618.9
Missing2323 
TOTAL2939100.0
603) Total monthly earnings: Approximately, how much do you earn per month from all sources? (V421)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26031851.0121364
604) Total family income/last year: And what was the total income of your family from all sources last year? (Include the sum of all earned and unearned incomes from yourself, your spouse or partner, and other family who live in your household) (V422)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,000872.9
2) $5,000 - $9,9991224.1
3) $10,000 - $14,9991725.8
4) $15,000 - $19,9991685.7
5) $20,000 - $24,9992297.7
6) $25,000 - $29,9992398.1
7) $30,000 - $34,9992498.4
8) $35,000 - $49,99949616.7
9) $50,000 - $74,99958819.8
10) $75,000 - $99,99933111.2
11) $100,000 - $199,9992388.0
12) $200,000 or more471.6
Missing2296 
TOTAL2966100.0
605) Total family income/recode: Recode of V422 to midpoints of categories, top coded at $350,000 (V422A)
TOTAL%
2500) 872.9
7500) 1224.1
12500) 1725.8
17500) 1685.7
22500) 2297.7
27500) 2398.1
32500) 2498.4
42500) 49616.7
62500) 58819.8
87500) 33111.2
150000) 2388.0
350000) 471.6
Missing2296 
TOTAL2966100.0
606) Respondent health insurance: Do you have health insurance at present? (V423)
TOTAL%
0) No85826.1
1) Yes243373.9
Missing1971 
TOTAL3291100.0
607) Gov't cash assistance past 12 months: At any time in the past 12 months, have you received cash assistance from government programs such as TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) or SSI? (V424)
TOTAL%
0) No316396.7
1) Yes1093.3
Missing1990 
TOTAL3272100.0
608) Respondent rent/own: Do you own or rent the house or apartment where you live at present? (V425)
TOTAL%
1) Own76323.3
2) Rent147745.2
3) Parents own it46114.1
4) Other56717.4
Missing1994 
TOTAL3268100.0
609) Respondent rent/own-Other: Specify 'other' from V425 (V425A)
610) Age 30 expected occupation: What type of occupation do you realistically expect to have when you reach age 30? (V426)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3193275.446290
611) Age 30 expected occ. Treiman prestige score: Treiman prestige score for V426 (V426A)
TOTAL%
18) 10.0
20) 10.0
21) 50.2
23) 10.0
26) 160.6
27) 20.1
28) 10.0
29) 80.3
30) 30.1
31) 130.5
32) 30.1
33) 170.6
34) 220.8
35) 371.3
36) 10.0
37) 100.3
38) 190.7
39) 341.2
40) 642.2
42) 662.3
43) 421.5
44) 953.3
45) 281.0
46) 341.2
47) 60.2
48) 20.1
49) 722.5
50) 772.7
51) 2418.4
52) 1736.0
53) 31911.1
54) 1144.0
55) 1615.6
56) 1555.4
57) 1435.0
58) 551.9
59) 20.1
60) 1826.3
61) 80.3
62) 1424.9
63) 30.1
64) 331.2
65) 150.5
66) 632.2
67) 511.8
68) 250.9
69) 311.1
70) 220.8
72) 1113.9
78) 1404.9
Missing2393 
TOTAL2869100.0
612) Other language knowledge: Do you know a language other than English? (V427)
TOTAL%
0) No39712.0
1) Yes291788.0
Missing1948 
TOTAL3314100.0
613) Other language: What language is that? (V427A)
614) Respondent speak language well: How well do you speak this non-English language? (V428A)
TOTAL%
1) Very little2157.4
2) Not well2267.8
3) Well102535.2
4) Very well144449.6
Missing2352 
TOTAL2910100.0
615) Respondent understand language well: How well do you understand this non-English language? (V428B)
TOTAL%
1) Very little762.6
2) Not well792.7
3) Well80227.5
4) Very well195567.1
Missing2350 
TOTAL2912100.0
616) Respondent read language well: How well do you read this non-English language? (V428C)
TOTAL%
1) Very little40714.0
2) Not well46816.2
3) Well90331.2
4) Very well111938.6
Missing2365 
TOTAL2897100.0
617) Respondent write language well: How well do you write this non-English language? (V428D)
TOTAL%
1) Very little53822.0
2) Not well52221.4
3) Well73029.9
4) Very well65126.7
Missing2821 
TOTAL2441100.0
618) Respondent speak English well: How well do you speak in English? (V429A)
TOTAL%
1) Very little200.6
2) Not well100.3
3) Well33210.4
4) Very well282188.6
Missing2079 
TOTAL3183100.0
619) Respondent understand English well: How well do you understand in English? (V429B)
TOTAL%
1) Very little150.5
2) Not well60.2
3) Well2447.7
4) Very well291691.7
Missing2081 
TOTAL3181100.0
620) Respondent read English well: How well do you read in English? (V429C)
TOTAL%
1) Very little190.6
2) Not well120.4
3) Well31710.0
4) Very well282989.0
Missing2085 
TOTAL3177100.0
621) Respondent write English well: How well do you write in English? (V429D)
TOTAL%
1) Very little160.6
2) Not well441.6
3) Well42815.8
4) Very well222882.0
Missing2546 
TOTAL2716100.0
622) Language respondent speak w/parents: In what language(s) do you speak with your parents? (V430A)
TOTAL%
1) English only60519.1
2) English mostly37611.9
3) English and non-English about the same85326.9
4) Mostly in non-English language59918.9
5) In non-English language only73623.2
Missing2093 
TOTAL3169100.0
623) Language respondent speak w/partner: In what language(s) do you speak with your spouse or partner? (V430B)
TOTAL%
1) English only96547.3
2) English mostly47323.2
3) English and non-English about the same47223.1
4) Mostly in non-English language713.5
5) In non-English language only582.8
Missing3223 
TOTAL2039100.0
624) Language respondent speak w/children: In what language(s) do you speak with your children? (V430C)
TOTAL%
1) English only27732.8
2) English mostly11713.9
3) English and non-English about the same35742.3
4) Mostly in non-English language475.6
5) In non-English language only465.5
Missing4418 
TOTAL844100.0
625) Language respondent speak w/close friends: In what language(s) do you speak with your friends? (V430D)
TOTAL%
1) English only139644.2
2) English mostly89128.2
3) English and non-English about the same79025.0
4) Mostly in non-English language451.4
5) In non-English language only341.1
Missing2106 
TOTAL3156100.0
626) Language respondent speak w/coworkers: In what language(s) do you speak with your co-workers? (V430E)
TOTAL%
1) English only167056.4
2) English mostly63421.4
3) English and non-English about the same55418.7
4) Mostly in non-English language692.3
5) In non-English language only361.2
Missing2299 
TOTAL2963100.0
627) Language respondent speaks most time: In what language do you prefer to speak most of the time? (V431)
TOTAL%
1) English204765.0
2) Non-English language722.3
3) Both about the same102932.7
Missing2114 
TOTAL3148100.0
628) Language respondent hope raise children: In what language do you hope to raise your children (or the children they may have)? (V432)
TOTAL%
1) English66120.9
2) Non-English language1153.6
3) Both about the same239175.5
Missing2095 
TOTAL3167100.0
629) Race/ethnic identification: How do you identify, that is, what do you call yourself? (V433)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL326120.96319
630) Respondent race/ethnic identity importance: And how important is this identity to you, that is, what you call yourself? (V434)
TOTAL%
1) Not important37111.3
2) Somewhat important97529.7
3) Very important193659.0
Missing1980 
TOTAL3282100.0
631) Respondent felt discrimination: Have you ever felt discriminated against because of your race or ethnicity? (V435)
TOTAL%
0) No155747.6
1) Yes171352.4
Missing1992 
TOTAL3270100.0
632) Respondent race category: Which of the following race categories listed do you consider yourself to be? (V436)
TOTAL%
1) White82925.5
2) Black2327.1
3) Asian75123.1
4) Multiracial37811.6
5) Other105532.5
Missing2017 
TOTAL3245100.0
633) Respondent race category/Other: Specify 'other' from v436 (V436A)
634) Respondent spouse ethnicity: What is the ethnicity of your spouse or partner? (V437)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL174820.92424
635) Respondent spouse race: What is the race of your spouse or partner? (V438)
TOTAL%
1) White60135.1
2) Black1347.8
3) Asian30217.6
4) Multiracial1478.6
5) Other52830.8
Missing3550 
TOTAL1712100.0
636) Respondent spouse race/Other: Specify 'other' from V438 (V438A)
637) Respondent current religion: What is your current religion? (V439)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant2046.2
2) Catholic178254.6
3) Jewish331.0
4) Muslim220.7
5) Buddhist2287.0
6) Other religion42913.1
7) No religion56717.4
Missing1997 
TOTAL3265100.0
638) Specify Protestant denomination (V439A)
639) Specify 'other' religion from V439 or V439A (V439B)
640) Respondent religious service attendance: How often do you attend religious services? (V440)
TOTAL%
1) Never53516.7
2) Less than once a year36411.4
3) About once or twice a year61619.3
4) Several times a year62519.5
5) About once or twice a month34310.7
6) Nearly every week2317.2
7) Every week34210.7
8) Several times a week1434.5
Missing2063 
TOTAL3199100.0
641) Respondent citizenship status: What is your citizenship status? (V441)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. citizen by birth180954.9
2) U.S. citizen by naturalization91927.9
3) Not a U.S. citizen53316.2
4) Dual citizen or nationality331.0
Missing1968 
TOTAL3294100.0
642) Respondent registered to vote: Are you currently registered to vote? (V442)
TOTAL%
0) No105933.5
1) Yes210266.5
Missing2101 
TOTAL3161100.0
643) Political party preference/affiliation: What is your political preference or affiliation? (V443)
TOTAL%
1) Democratic109833.9
2) Republican64419.9
3) Other1023.2
4) No party preference or affiliation139443.1
Missing2024 
TOTAL3238100.0
644) What is your political preference or affiliation? Specify 'other' (V443A)
645) Visits to parents' country: How many times have you been back to visit your or your parent's home country? (V444)
TOTAL%
0) 156748.1
1) 57917.8
2) 3099.5
3) 1815.6
4) 1283.9
5) 1093.3
6) 662.0
7) 260.8
8) 311.0
9) 60.2
10) 852.6
11) 30.1
12) 210.6
13) 30.1
14) 10.0
15) 220.7
16) 10.0
17) 20.1
18) 20.1
19) 20.1
20) 331.0
21) 10.0
22) 10.0
23) 10.0
24) 80.2
25) 150.5
26) 10.0
30) 110.3
36) 10.0
40) 70.2
45) 10.0
48) 30.1
50) 120.4
52) 10.0
54) 10.0
69) 10.0
80) 10.0
100) 100.3
200) 30.1
250) 10.0
300) 40.1
Missing2001 
TOTAL3261100.0
646) Respondent lived parents' country over six months: Have you gone back and lived there for longer than six months? [Parent's home country] (V445)
TOTAL%
0) No251494.2
1) Yes1555.8
Missing2593 
TOTAL2669100.0
647) Frequency respondent send money: How often do you send money to anyone there? [Parent's home country] (V446)
TOTAL%
1) Never247875.6
2) Less than once a year2096.4
3) About once or twice a year2888.8
4) Several times a year2166.6
5) About once or twice a month852.6
6) About once a week30.1
Missing1983 
TOTAL3279100.0
648) Which feels more like 'home' to you: the United States or your parents' country of origin? (V447)
TOTAL%
1) The United States293588.9
2) My or my parent's country of origin511.5
3) I don't feel 'home' in either country421.3
4) I feel equally at 'home' in both2758.3
Missing1959 
TOTAL3303100.0
649) Respondent/moved to new home: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family: I moved to new home. (V448A)
TOTAL%
0) No129839.9
1) Yes195960.1
Missing2005 
TOTAL3257100.0
650) Respondent/divorced or separated: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? I was divorced or separated. (V448B)
TOTAL%
0) No301093.2
1) Yes2216.8
Missing2031 
TOTAL3231100.0
651) Respondent/got married: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? I got married. (V448C)
TOTAL%
0) No255679.2
1) Yes67320.8
Missing2033 
TOTAL3229100.0
652) Respondent/lost his/her job: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? I lost my job. (V448D)
TOTAL%
0) No253678.8
1) Yes68221.2
Missing2044 
TOTAL3218100.0
653) Respondent/seriously ill or disabled: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? I became seriously ill or disabled. (V448E)
TOTAL%
0) No300993.7
1) Yes2016.3
Missing2052 
TOTAL3210100.0
654) Respondent/parents died: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? One of my parents died. (V448F)
TOTAL%
0) No303194.6
1) Yes1725.4
Missing2059 
TOTAL3203100.0
655) Respondent/family member crime victim: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? A member of my family was the victim of a crime. (V448G)
TOTAL%
0) No262181.5
1) Yes59318.5
Missing2048 
TOTAL3214100.0
656) Respondent/crime victim: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? I was the victim of a crime. (V448H)
TOTAL%
0) No275685.9
1) Yes45114.1
Missing2055 
TOTAL3207100.0
657) Respondent/family member arrested: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? A member of my family was arrested. (V448I)
TOTAL%
0) No263982.4
1) Yes56417.6
Missing2059 
TOTAL3203100.0
658) Respondent/arrested: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? I was arrested. (V448J)
TOTAL%
0) No291991.2
1) Yes2838.8
Missing2060 
TOTAL3202100.0
659) Respondent/family member detention/jail/prison: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? A family member spent time in a reform school, detention center, jail or prison. (V448K)
TOTAL%
0) No272485.1
1) Yes47814.9
Missing2060 
TOTAL3202100.0
660) Respondent/detention/jail/prison: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? I spent time in a reform school, detention center, jail or prison. (V448L)
TOTAL%
0) No304495.2
1) Yes1544.8
Missing2064 
TOTAL3198100.0
661) Respondent/graduated from college: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? I graduated from college. (V448M)
TOTAL%
0) No207064.0
1) Yes116636.0
Missing2026 
TOTAL3236100.0
662) Respondent/care for ill/disabled family member: During the last five years, have any of the following life change events happened to you or your family? I had to take responsibility for caring for a seriously ill or disabled family member. (V448N)
TOTAL%
0) No284388.7
1) Yes36111.3
Missing2058 
TOTAL3204100.0
663) Respondent health: In general, how is your health? (V449)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent147444.6
2) Very good120036.3
3) Good50715.4
4) Fair1143.5
5) Poor70.2
Missing1960 
TOTAL3302100.0
664) Nationality (V450)
TOTAL%
1) Cuban (private school)1823.5
2) Cuban (public school)104419.9
3) Nicaraguan3446.5
4) Colombian2234.2
5) Haitian1783.4
6) West Indian-Jamaican2725.2
7) Mexican75514.4
8) Filipino81915.6
9) Vietnamese3707.0
10) Lao-Cambodian2504.8
11) Chinese-Korean951.8
12) Latin other4708.9
13) Asian other1302.5
14) Other1262.4
Missing4 
TOTAL5258100.0
665) I-RELIGION: Respondent current religion: What is your current religion? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant2046.2
2) Catholic178254.6
3) Jewish331.0
4) Buddhist2287.0
5) Other religion45113.8
6) No religion56717.4
Missing1997 
TOTAL3265100.0
666) I-GENDER: You are a: (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male257548.9
2) Female268751.1
TOTAL5262100.0
667) I-AGE: How old are you? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
12) 12240.5
13) 13100519.1
14) 14232944.3
15) 15154129.3
16) 163426.5
17) 17 or 18200.4
Missing1 
TOTAL5261100.0
668) I-RACE: Respondent race category: Which of the following race categories listed do you consider yourself to be? (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White82925.5
2) Black2327.1
3) Asian75123.1
4) Multiracial37811.6
5) Other105532.5
Missing2017 
TOTAL3245100.0