Middletown Area Study, 2004

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > Local/Regional > Middletown Data > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) RECORD SEX BY VOICE IDENTIFICATION (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male23339.0
2) Female36561.0
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
2) Are you currently married, widowed, separated, divorced, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married33656.5
2) Widowed6911.6
3) Separated142.4
4) Divorced7612.8
5) Never been married10016.8
Missing5 
TOTAL595100.0
3) What was the last grade you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
5) 520.3
6) 610.2
7) 710.2
9) 981.3
10) 1061.0
11) 11132.2
12) High school graduate183.0
13) 1322938.2
14) Trade school244.0
15) 157913.2
16) College graduate325.3
17) Graduate/professional9115.2
18) 189015.0
20) 2050.8
Missing1 
TOTAL599100.0
4) How many children do you have? IF RESPONDENT ASKS IF HE/SHE SHOULD INCLUDE STEPCHILDREN OR ADOPTED CHILDREN, SAY YES. RE (DEPEND)
TOTAL%
0) 11018.6
1) 8714.7
2) 19533.0
3) 10918.4
4) 528.8
5) 244.1
6) 61.0
7) 61.0
11) 10.2
14) 10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL591100.0
5) To which racial group do you belong? IF NECESSARY, ARE YOU....: (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White54192.2
2) Black356.0
3) Latino(a)20.3
4) Asian30.5
5) Native American20.3
6) Other20.3
7) Mixed20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL587100.0
6) What is your age, please? RECORD ACTUAL AGE IN THE BLANK PROVIDED. IF NO RESPONSE, RECORD 99. IF 97 OR OLDER, RECORD 97. (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59250.00518
7) I'm going to read you a series of income categories. Please stop me when I get to the category that includes your total household income the last tax year, from all sources, before taxes? (HHINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,000315.8
2) $5,000 - $10,000427.8
3) $10,000 - $20,000509.3
4) $20,000 - $30,0008515.9
5) $30,000 - $40,0006612.3
6) $40,000 - $50,0007614.2
7) $50,000 - $60,000427.8
8) $60,000 - $70,000387.1
9) $70,000 - $80,000254.7
10) $80,000 - $90,000132.4
11) $90,000 - $100,000122.2
12) $100,000 or more5610.4
Missing64 
TOTAL536100.0
8) Have you usually thought of yourself: (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican15527.3
2) Independent6711.8
3) Democrat16829.6
4) Sometimes a Republican, sometimes a Democrat17530.8
5) Another Party30.5
Missing32 
TOTAL568100.0
9) How would you describe your overall political views? Would you say you are: (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal226.3
2) Moderate8123.3
3) Liberal24570.4
Missing252 
TOTAL348100.0
10) Which do you have the most confidence in: national government, state government, or local government around here. (TYPEGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Local Government8118.0
2) State Government17238.3
3) National Government19643.7
Missing151 
TOTAL449100.0
11) In the past year, have you donated money to a political campaign, candidate or organization? (MONEYPOL)
TOTAL%
1) No44376.2
2) Yes13823.8
Missing19 
TOTAL581100.0
12) Collapsed from MONEYNON: In the past year, have you contributed any money to a local non-profit organization such as the United Way or Big Sister or Boys Clubs? (MONEYNON)
TOTAL%
0) No17630.3
1) Yes40569.7
Missing19 
TOTAL581100.0
13) In the past year have you received any request directed at you personally to take part in political campaign work? (TAKEPART)
TOTAL%
1) No47281.0
2) Yes11119.0
Missing17 
TOTAL583100.0
14) Was the person who contacted you someone you knew personally such as a relative, friend, neighbor, or co-worker? (TPPERSON)
TOTAL%
1) No5046.3
2) Yes5853.7
Missing492 
TOTAL108100.0
15) In the past year, have you received any request directed at you personally to contribute to a political campaign, candidate or organization? (CONTRIB)
TOTAL%
1) No37864.9
2) Yes20435.1
Missing18 
TOTAL582100.0
16) Was the person who contacted you someone you knew personally such as a relative, friend, neighbor, or co-worker? (CNPERSON)
TOTAL%
1) No15073.9
2) Yes5326.1
Missing397 
TOTAL203100.0
17) In the past year, has anyone encouraged you to vote in the upcoming November election? (ENCOVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) No21336.9
2) Yes36563.1
Missing22 
TOTAL578100.0
18) Was the person who contacted you someone you knew personally such as a relative, friend, neighbor, or co-worker? (EVPERSON)
TOTAL%
1) No15041.8
2) Yes20958.2
Missing241 
TOTAL359100.0
19) Have you heard of an organization called the 'Christian Coalition?' (HEARDCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41672.3
2) No15927.7
Missing25 
TOTAL575100.0
20) Are you familiar with the goals of the Christian Coalition? (FAMGOALS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14937.3
2) No25062.7
Missing201 
TOTAL399100.0
21) To what extent do you support the goals of the Christian Coalition? Do you: (CCGOALS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Against2114.5
2) Against149.7
3) Neutral2718.6
4) Support4933.8
5) Strongly Support3423.4
Missing455 
TOTAL145100.0
22) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: 'If there are not enough jobs for all the people who want to work, the government should create jobs.' Do you: (JOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree12922.8
2) Agree17831.4
3) Neutral11019.4
4) Disagree11720.6
5) Strongly Disagree335.8
Missing33 
TOTAL567100.0
23) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: 'The government ought to reduce the income differences between rich and poor.' Do you: (INCOMDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree12421.8
2) Agree11820.8
3) Neutral10218.0
4) Disagree16028.2
5) Strongly Disagree6411.3
Missing32 
TOTAL568100.0
24) How would you judge the American economy? Would you say the American economy today is in: (AMERECON)
TOTAL%
1) Terrible shape21436.9
2) Not very good shape, or18531.9
3) OK shape10718.4
4) Good shape7212.4
5) Excellent shape20.3
Missing20 
TOTAL580100.0
25) In general, how frequently do you watch the national Fox News cable channel (in Delaware County, it's cable channel 54)? (FOXNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Never15226.4
2) 2 or 3 Times Month529.0
3) About Once a Month559.6
4) About Once a Week7813.6
5) 2 or 3 Times Week9716.9
6) Almost Everyday14124.5
Missing25 
TOTAL575100.0
26) First, local or national radio programs. Do you use them: (RADIO)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all17830.7
2) Not much11820.3
3) Some17029.3
4) A lot11419.7
Missing20 
TOTAL580100.0
27) National television news such as that on ABC, CBS, or NBC. Do you use them: (TVNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6110.5
2) Not much569.6
3) Some17229.6
4) A lot29350.3
Missing18 
TOTAL582100.0
28) Local or national newspapers. Do you use them: (NEWSPAP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all8514.7
2) Not much6310.9
3) Some20234.8
4) A lot23039.7
Missing20 
TOTAL580100.0
29) The Internet. Do you use this: (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all31153.4
2) Not much6310.8
3) Some12020.6
4) A lot8815.1
Missing18 
TOTAL582100.0
30) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: 'Primetime television programs that contain violent scenes are suitable for family viewing.' Do you: (TVVIOLEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree24943.3
2) Disagree20034.8
3) Neutral8214.3
4) Agree356.1
5) Strongly Agree91.6
Missing25 
TOTAL575100.0
31) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: 'Primetime television programs that contain sexually suggestive material, without showing any sexual activity, are suitable for family viewing.' Do you: (TVSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree21136.8
2) Disagree22338.9
3) Neutral8314.5
4) Agree488.4
5) Strongly Agree81.4
Missing27 
TOTAL573100.0
32) 'Primetime television programs that use foul language are suitable for family viewing.' Do you: (FOULLANG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree23741.5
2) Disagree22539.4
3) Neutral6010.5
4) Agree417.2
5) Strongly Agree81.4
Missing29 
TOTAL571100.0
33) 'Strong language and sexual situations are more acceptable in news programs than they are on sitcoms and dramas.' Do you: (NEWSOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree10318.4
2) Disagree24343.5
3) Neutral9817.5
4) Agree10719.1
5) Strongly Agree81.4
Missing41 
TOTAL559100.0
34) Changed the channel? (CHANGEC)
TOTAL%
1) No11219.5
2) Yes46180.5
Missing27 
TOTAL573100.0
35) Called or written the station to complain? (CALLEDST)
TOTAL%
1) No51288.6
2) Yes6611.4
Missing22 
TOTAL578100.0
36) Stopped buying products from the companies that advertise on the program? (STOPBUY)
TOTAL%
1) No38267.3
2) Yes18632.7
Missing32 
TOTAL568100.0
37) Which of the following issues do you consider to be the most important issue in this year's presidential election? [PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING ISSUES VERY SLOWLY AND THEN ASK THE RESPONDENT IF HE/SHE WOULD LIKE THE LIST READ AGAIN. IF SO, DO SO.] (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) The Economy21438.8
2) The War with Iraq21739.3
3) The Environment71.3
4) Crime20.4
5) Abortion162.9
6) Homosexual Rights132.4
7) Cost of Medical Care8315.0
Missing48 
TOTAL552100.0
38) Some people are registered to vote, and some are not. Are you currently registered to vote? (REGVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) No193.3
2) Not Sure30.5
3) Yes55496.2
Missing24 
TOTAL576100.0
39) How likely are you to vote in the upcoming presidential election on Tuesday, November 2nd? Would you say you are: (VOTELIKE)
TOTAL%
1) Not Likely to Vote40.7
2) Somewhat Likely224.0
3) Very Likely52895.3
Missing46 
TOTAL554100.0
40) For which candidate for President of the United States will you vote? Will you be voting for (PVOTE1)
TOTAL%
1) Bush,24155.7
2) Kerry, or18442.5
3) Some other candidate81.8
Missing167 
TOTAL433100.0
41) Well, even though you don't know for sure how you will vote, which presidential candidate are you leaning toward? (PVOTE2)
TOTAL%
1) Bush,3553.8
2) Kerry, or2843.1
3) Some other candidate.23.1
Missing535 
TOTAL65100.0
42) Do you plan to vote for a governor's candidate on November 2? (VOTEPLAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes152.7
2) No325.8
3) Not Sure50591.5
Missing48 
TOTAL552100.0
43) For whom do you plan to vote for Governor of Indiana? (GVOTE1)
TOTAL%
1) Joe Keman,20149.1
2) Mitch Daniels, or19848.4
3) Some other candidate102.4
Missing191 
TOTAL409100.0
44) If you do vote for Governor of Indiana, which candidate are you leaning towards? (GVOTE2)
TOTAL%
1) Joe Keman,857.1
2) Mitch Daniels, or428.6
3) Some other candidate214.3
Missing586 
TOTAL14100.0
45) Did you vote for president in the 2000 election? (PREVVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) No9817.2
2) Yes47382.8
Missing29 
TOTAL571100.0
46) To what extent do you support or oppose government school voucher programs which provide funding to help parents send their children to a private or religious school? (VOUCHER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Against10919.4
2) Against10118.0
3) Neutral10318.4
4) Support14125.1
5) Strongly Support10719.1
Missing39 
TOTAL561100.0
47) Do you think that vouchers are: (VCONSTIT)
TOTAL%
1) Unconstitutional5910.7
2) Not Sure36866.7
3) Constitutional12522.6
Missing48 
TOTAL552100.0
48) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: 'Money is taken from public schools to pay for vouchers.' Do you: (VPUBLICS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree459.0
2) Agree10621.1
3) Neutral16232.3
4) Disagree14328.5
5) Strongly Disagree469.2
Missing98 
TOTAL502100.0
49) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: 'Vouchers enable parents of students attending failing schools to send their children to better schools.' (VFAILSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree163.0
2) Disagree9017.1
3) Neutral14627.8
4) Agree20739.4
5) Strongly Agree6712.7
Missing74 
TOTAL526100.0
50) 'Since vouchers will enable students to attend another school, this will motivate teachers at a student's present school to become better teachers.' (VMOTIVAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree519.5
2) Disagree16430.7
3) Neutral12823.9
4) Agree14527.1
5) Strongly Agree478.8
Missing65 
TOTAL535100.0
51) 'Vouchers will enable students to go to religious schools which provide more discipline and moral direction than public school.' Do you: (VMOREDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree366.8
2) Disagree10920.5
3) Neutral11120.8
4) Agree19837.1
5) Strongly Agree7914.8
Missing67 
TOTAL533100.0
52) Which of the following four statements best describes your opinion about abortion? (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) One, abortion should never be permitted,8214.9
2) Two, abortion should be permitted only if the life of woman is in danger.22741.3
3) Three, abortion should be permitted if, due to her particular situation, the woman would have difficulty in caring for the child.12122.0
4) Four, abortion should never be forbidden.11921.7
Missing51 
TOTAL549100.0
53) Congress has proposed an amendment to the U. S. Constitution saying that no state can allow two men or two women to marry each other. To what extent do you support or oppose this amendment. Do you: (GAYMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Against19434.2
2) Against488.5
3) Neutral8214.5
4) Support386.7
5) Strongly Support20536.2
Missing33 
TOTAL567100.0
54) Another proposal is that states could pass laws allowing gay and lesbian couples to form civil unions that are not marriages, but would give gay couples rights such as inheritance, joint insurance, and pension converage. To what extent would you support or oppose such laws. Do you: (CIVILUNI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Against16729.8
2) Against6812.1
3) Neutral7112.7
4) Support11821.1
5) Strongly Support13624.3
Missing40 
TOTAL560100.0
55) To what extent do you support or oppose the U. S. going to war with Iraq? Do you: (IRAQWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Against17030.3
2) Against7212.8
3) Neutral407.1
4) Support14025.0
5) Strongly Support13924.8
Missing39 
TOTAL561100.0
56) To what extent do you support or oppose the renaming of a portion of Broadway in Muncie ' Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Boulevard.' Do you: (KINGSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Oppose21237.5
2) Oppose8515.0
3) Neutral12822.7
4) Support6812.0
5) Strongly Support7212.7
Missing35 
TOTAL565100.0
57) Over the last few years would you say that race relations in Muncie have gotten: (MUNRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Much Worse224.3
2) Somewhat Worse8116.0
3) Stayed Same27153.5
4) Somewhat Better12023.7
5) Much Better132.6
Missing93 
TOTAL507100.0
58) This year for National Day of Prayer, Christians, Jews and Muslims prayed together on the steps of City Hall. Do you: (PRAYDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree203.6
2) Disagree183.2
3) Neutral14225.3
4) Agree14125.1
5) Strongly Agree24142.9
Missing38 
TOTAL562100.0
59) To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement. ' I expect to live in Delaware County for the rest of my life.' Do you: (RESTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree8214.9
2) Disagree9016.3
3) Neutral7613.8
4) Agree12122.0
5) Strongly Agree18233.0
Missing49 
TOTAL551100.0
60) While we understand many people are busy, some people volunteer their time to civic organizations, clubs, associations, charities, and other groups in the community. Have you volunteered your time to work with any type of organization in the past year? (VOLUNTER)
TOTAL%
1) No32357.2
2) Yes24242.8
Missing35 
TOTAL565100.0
61) How many organizations have you volunteered to work for in the past year? (MANYORGS)
TOTAL%
1) One organization9338.6
2) Two organizations7932.8
3) Three organizations3313.7
4) Four organizations197.9
5) Five or more organizations177.1
Missing359 
TOTAL241100.0
62) First, what is your religious preference? Would you say you are: (RELPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic529.6
2) Prot-Catholic38370.5
4) Other Religion7012.9
5) None387.0
Missing57 
TOTAL543100.0
63) Would you say that your local church shares your moral values: (CHURSHAR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at All143.6
2) Some Extent13534.4
3) Great Extent24362.0
Missing208 
TOTAL392100.0
64) Would you say that the leaders of your denomination share your moral values: (DENOSHAR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at All153.7
2) Some Extent15137.2
3) Great Extent24059.1
Missing194 
TOTAL406100.0
65) How often do you attend church? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never9918.3
2) About once a year224.1
3) A few times a year7213.3
4) About once a month5410.0
5) More than once a month5610.4
6) Once a week14727.2
7) More than once a week9016.7
Missing60 
TOTAL540100.0
66) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? 'Every word of the Bible is true.' Do you: (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree478.6
2) Disagree8715.8
3) Neutral9417.1
4) Agree13324.2
5) Strongly Agree18834.2
Missing51 
TOTAL549100.0
67) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: 'America is God's chosen nation?' Do you: (GODCHOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree10218.7
2) Disagree18233.3
3) Neutral12823.4
4) Agree7213.2
5) Strongly Agree6211.4
Missing54 
TOTAL546100.0
68) Have you seen the movie 'The Passion of Christ?' (SEEPASSN)
TOTAL%
1) No35462.5
2) Yes21237.5
Missing34 
TOTAL566100.0
69) Do you believe the movie gives a good explanation of why Jesus was punished? (WHYPUNSH)
TOTAL%
1) No2411.4
2) Not Sure188.6
3) Yes16880.0
Missing390 
TOTAL210100.0
70) Are you convinced that the movie presents what actually happened to Jesus? (CONVINCD)
TOTAL%
1) No2913.7
2) Not Sure10.5
3) Yes, for most part219.9
4) Yes16175.9
Missing388 
TOTAL212100.0
71) I-SEX: RECORD SEX BY VOICE IDENTIFICATION (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male23339.0
2) Female36561.0
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
72) I-MARITAL: Are you currently married, widowed, separated, divorced, or have you never been married? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married33656.5
2) Widowed6911.6
3) Separated142.4
4) Divorced7612.8
5) Never been married10016.8
Missing5 
TOTAL595100.0
73) I-AGE: What is your age, please? RECORD ACTUAL AGE IN THE BLANK PROVIDED. IF NO RESPONSE, RECORD 99. IF 97 OR OLDER, RECORD 97. (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 18-24539.0
1) 25-3610617.9
2) 37-4912921.8
3) 50-6416427.7
4) 65+14023.6
Missing8 
TOTAL592100.0
74) I-INCOME: Collapsed from HHINCOME: I'm going to read you a series of income categories. Please stop me when I get to the category that includes your total household income the last tax year, from all sources, before taxes? (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) 0-20K12322.9
1) 20-40K15128.2
2) 50-70K15629.1
3) 70K+10619.8
Missing64 
TOTAL536100.0
75) I-RELIGION: First, what is your religious preference? Would you say you are: (for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) Catholic529.6
1) Protestant38370.5
3) Other7012.9
4) None387.0
Missing57 
TOTAL543100.0