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Longitudinal Study of Generations, 1971 - Codebook

All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).

1) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Respondent's ID code (ID)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total34965,307,448.084,210,878.81
2) (G1, G2, G3 ,G4) 5-digit family code: Time-1 (FAM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total20445,565.874,297.26
3) (G1, G2, G3) [Line number at Time-1] [See LINR7 for explanation of digit] [Direct line of descent from an original G1 participant] (LIN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total20440.990.79
4) (G1, G2, G3) Generation code at Time-1 (GEN)
 TOTAL%
1) Generation 151625.2
2) Generation 270134.3
3) Generation 382740.5
Missing1452
Total2044100.0
5) (G1, G2, G3) Sex and spousal relationship at Time-1 (SEXSPOUS)
 TOTAL%
1) Male line member76337.3
2) Female line member92745.4
3) Male spouse of line member21010.3
4) Female spouse of line member1447.0
Missing1452
Total2044100.0
6) (G1, G2, G3) Time-between the mail out and the return of the questionnaire (ELAPSE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total165723.3522.90
7) (G1, G2) Prime study grandchild (PRIMEGC)
 TOTAL%
0) Non-prime child of line member parent73236.0
1) Prime child of a line member parent with a second child listed28714.1
10) Non-prime child of non-line member parent68533.6
11) Prime child of a non-line member with a second child listed33216.3
Missing1460
Total2036100.0
8) (G1, G2, G3) What is your age? (AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total204439.8219.60
9) (G1, G2, G3) Sex? (SEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Male97347.6
2) Female107152.4
Missing1452
Total2044100.0
10) (G1, G2) What is your present marital status? (MARSTAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Single52325.6
2) Engaged673.3
3) Married134365.8
4) NOT USED170.8
5) Widowed341.7
6) Divorced or separated572.8
Missing1455
Total2041100.0
11) (G1, G2) [If] married: for how long? [If] widowed: how long? [If] divorced or separated: how long? (G3) [If] married: for how long? [If] permanently living with someone but not legally married: how long? [If] widowed: how long? [If] divorced or separated: how long? (TIMEMRD)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total143723.2216.16
12) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of first child listed (CSEX1)
 TOTAL%
0) No child69934.3
1) Male69033.9
2) Female64831.8
Missing1459
Total2037100.0
13) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of second child listed (CSEX2)
 TOTAL%
0) No second child89944.1
1) Male54826.9
2) Female59029.0
Missing1459
Total2037100.0
14) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of third child listed (CSEX3)
 TOTAL%
0) No third child129663.6
1) Male34617.0
2) Female39519.4
Missing1459
Total2037100.0
15) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of fourth child listed (CSEX4)
 TOTAL%
0) No fourth child161979.4
1) Male1758.6
2) Female24412.0
Missing1458
Total2038100.0
16) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of fifth child listed (CSEX5)
 TOTAL%
0) No fifth child184790.6
1) Male834.1
2) Female1095.3
Missing1457
Total2039100.0
17) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of sixth child listed (CSEX6)
 TOTAL%
0) No sixth child194495.3
1) Male361.8
2) Female592.9
Missing1457
Total2039100.0
18) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of seventh child listed (CSEX7)
 TOTAL%
0) No seventh child116996.4
1) Male221.8
2) Female221.8
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
19) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of eighth child listed (CSEX8)
 TOTAL%
0) No eighth child119398.4
1) Male70.6
2) Female131.1
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
20) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of ninth child listed (CSEX9)
 TOTAL%
0) No ninth child120299.1
1) Male70.6
2) Female40.3
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
21) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of tenth child listed (CSEX10)
 TOTAL%
0) No tenth child120499.3
1) Male60.5
2) Female30.2
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
22) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of eleventh child listed (CSEX11)
 TOTAL%
0) No eleventh child120799.5
1) Male10.1
2) Female50.4
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
23) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of twelfth child listed (CSEX12)
 TOTAL%
0) No twelfth child121099.8
1) Male10.1
2) Female20.2
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
24) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of thirteenth child listed (CSEX13)
 TOTAL%
0) No thirteenth child121299.9
1) Male10.1
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
25) (G1, G2, G3) Sex of fourteenth child listed (CSEX14)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total12130.000.00
26) (G1, G2) What are the ages of all your children? Sons' ages. Daughters' ages. (Please circle the ages of any step-children or adopted children) [Age of first child listed] (G3) Do you have any children? If 'yes', what are their ages? [Age of first child listed] (CAGE1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total202651.8835.43
27) (G1, G2, G3) Age of second child listed (CAGE2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total203357.4537.32
28) (G1, G2, G3) Age of third child listed (CAGE3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total203770.2737.33
29) (G1, G2, G3) Age of fourth child listed (CAGE4)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total203881.7032.44
30) (G1, G2, G3) Age of fifth child listed (CAGE5)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total203990.3723.89
31) (G1, G2, G3) Age of sixth child listed (CAGE6)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total203994.1617.50
32) (G1, G2, G3) Age of seventh child listed (CAGE7)
 TOTAL%
4) 420.2
5) 540.3
6) 610.1
7) 740.3
9) 920.2
10) 1080.7
11) 1120.2
12) 1220.2
13) 1310.1
14) 1450.4
17) 1710.1
18) 1810.1
20) 2020.2
25) 2530.2
32) 3210.1
35) 3510.1
37) 3710.1
38) 3810.1
40) 4020.2
98) Not applicable, no child116996.4
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
33) (G1, G2, G3) Age of eighth child listed (CAGE8)
 TOTAL%
5) 520.2
6) 650.4
7) 710.1
8) 830.2
10) 1010.1
11) 1110.1
17) 1710.1
18) 1810.1
23) 2320.2
30) 3010.1
35) 3510.1
38) 3810.1
98) Not applicable, no child119398.4
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
34) (G1, G2, G3) Age of ninth child listed (CAGE9)
 TOTAL%
4) 420.2
5) 520.2
6) 620.2
10) 1010.1
14) 1410.1
17) 1710.1
33) 3310.1
38) 3810.1
98) Not applicable, no child120299.1
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
35) (G1, G2, G3) Age of tenth child listed (CAGE10)
 TOTAL%
2) 220.2
4) 420.2
5) 510.1
8) 810.1
12) 1210.1
15) 1510.1
36) 3610.1
98) Not applicable, no child120499.3
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
36) (G1, G2, G3) Age of eleventh child listed (CAGE11)
 TOTAL%
2) 210.1
5) 510.1
7) 710.1
10) 1010.1
12) 1210.1
35) 3510.1
98) Not applicable, no child120799.5
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
37) (G1, G2, G3) Age of twelfth child listed (CAGE12)
 TOTAL%
2) 210.1
10) 1010.1
34) 3410.1
98) Not applicable, no child121099.8
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
38) (G1, G2, G3) Age of thirteenth child listed (CAGE13)
 TOTAL%
32) 3210.1
98) Not applicable, no child121299.9
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
39) (G1, G2, G3) Age of fourteenth child listed (CAGE14)
 TOTAL%
98) Not applicable, no child1213100.0
Missing2283
Total1213100.0
40) (G1) What is your racial or ethnic background? (For example, Mexican-American; White; Negro; Japanese) (G2, G3) What is your racial or ethnic background? (ETHNIC)
 TOTAL%
1) WASP, Anglo, Caucasian, White, American140874.7
2) Mexican-American, Chicano, Mexican241.3
3) Black, Negro, Colored, African, Afro-American331.8
4) Oriental or Oriental-American20.1
5) Jewish, Jewish-American512.7
6) Other hyphenated American351.9
7) Other single identity1075.7
8) Other hyphenated identity22511.9
Missing1611
Total1885100.0
41) (G1, G2, G3) What is your religion? (If Protestant, what denomination?) (RELIGION)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1991161.33121.19
42) (G1) Are you working now? (G2, G3) Are you working now? (LFSTAT)
 TOTAL%
1) No, retired53126.0
2) No, temporarily out of work653.2
3) Yes, but only a temporary job522.6
4) Yes, part-time32515.9
5) Yes, full-time73135.9
6) Housewife33516.4
Missing1457
Total2039100.0
43) (G1, G2, G3) If you are working now, what kind of work do you do? (Be as specific as possible: 'sales clerk in a department store or file clerk in a small office; short-haul truck driver for furniture deliveries or long distance truck driver for a moving and storage company, etc.') (NOWJOB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2044533.79368.23
44) (G1, G2, G3) Socioeconomic index of main job - NOWJOB (NOWSEI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total104846.6321.97
45) (G1, G2, G3) We would like to know what you think about some current social issues. Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with the following statements, by drawing a circle the number that best indicates where you stand on each question. Please feel free to write comments that explain your answers if you think it necessary. Young people these days are very different from young people in 1940. Their whole outlook is different (OPNSA1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1246.1
2) [Not specified]36718.2
3) [Not specified]81240.2
4) Agree71535.4
Missing1478
Total2018100.0
46) (G1,G2, G3) The kind of work a man does is pretty good measure of his worth (OPNSA2)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree80340.0
2) [Not specified]51025.4
3) [Not specified]44422.1
4) Agree24812.4
Missing1491
Total2005100.0
47) (G1, G2, G3) Marriage, even when there are children, should be entirely a personal commitment which can be dissolved at the will of either partner without interference from religion or law. (OPNSA3)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree82340.7
2) [Not specified]35017.3
3) [Not specified]37618.6
4) Agree47223.4
Missing1475
Total2021100.0
48) (G1, G2, G3) My generation has a great responsibility entrusted to it, an opportunity to do things that have never been done before. (OPNSA4)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree613.0
2) [Not specified]1467.2
3) [Not specified]72435.9
4) Agree108353.8
Missing1482
Total2014100.0
49) (G1, G2, G3) The United States should use its military power to maintain peace in the world (OPNSA5V)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree67533.7
2) [Not specified]45122.5
3) [Not specified]49224.6
4) Agree38419.2
Missing1494
Total2002100.0
50) (G1, G2, G3) The rich people (whether by intention or not) keep the poor down by controlling jobs, prices and wages. (OPNSA6)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree34216.9
2) [Not specified]45622.5
3) [Not specified]70234.6
4) Agree52926.1
Missing1467
Total2029100.0
51) (G1, G2, G3) Social pressure, such as civil disobedience, should not be used to bring about social change in our country (OPNSA7)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree31915.9
2) [Not specified]39519.7
3) [Not specified]50024.9
4) Agree79139.5
Missing1491
Total2005100.0
52) (G1, G2, G3) The foreign policies of our country are determined by older people who think in terms of stopping Communism and saving the prestige of our country rather than saving human life and giving the people control over destiny. (OPNSA8)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree29915.0
2) [Not specified]39119.6
3) [Not specified]74537.4
4) Agree55828.0
Missing1503
Total1993100.0
53) (G1, G2, G3) It is man's duty to work; it is sinful to be idle (OPNSA9)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree33516.7
2) [Not specified]34617.2
3) [Not specified]57528.6
4) Agree75237.5
Missing1488
Total2008100.0
54) (G1, G2, G3) Negroes are asking for special treatment from whites to which they are not entitled. (OPNSA10)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree61430.5
2) [Not specified]48824.3
3) [Not specified]58529.1
4) Agree32416.1
Missing1485
Total2011100.0
55) (G1, G2, G3) People should be more concerned with solving our social problems and less concerned with law and order (OPNSA11)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree82040.8
2) [Not specified]57528.6
3) [Not specified]36618.2
4) Agree24712.3
Missing1488
Total2008100.0
56) (G1, G2, G3) College students who engage in illegal demonstrations deserve to be beaten by the police (OPNSA12)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree117458.5
2) [Not specified]42020.9
3) [Not specified]24512.2
4) Agree1678.3
Missing1490
Total2006100.0
57) (G1, G2, G3) If you start trying to change things very much, you usually make them worse. (OPNSA13)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree79139.2
2) [Not specified]66633.0
3) [Not specified]40119.9
4) Agree1628.0
Missing1476
Total2020100.0
58) (G1, G2, G3) Extreme left-wingers are trying to destroy the American way of life (OPNSA14)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree29314.9
2) [Not specified]46723.8
3) [Not specified]53327.1
4) Agree67334.2
Missing1530
Total1966100.0
59) (G1, G2, G3) We should not be drawn into quarrels between foreign governments (OPNSA15)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1025.1
2) [Not specified]26613.2
3) [Not specified]62431.0
4) Agree102250.7
Missing1482
Total2014100.0
60) (G1, G2, G3) Sex between two people should depend on how they feel about each other--marriage need not have anything to do with it. (OPNSA16)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree70635.0
2) [Not specified]24912.3
3) [Not specified]40420.0
4) Agree66032.7
Missing1477
Total2019100.0
61) (G1, G2, G3) The most important task facing our society today is to maintain law and order. (OPNSA17)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree40520.1
2) [Not specified]43321.4
3) [Not specified]57428.4
4) Agree60730.1
Missing1477
Total2019100.0
62) (G1, G2, G3) Students should be given more say in running the colleges (OPNSA18)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree42320.9
2) [Not specified]50324.8
3) [Not specified]76037.5
4) Agree33916.7
Missing1471
Total2025100.0
63) (G1, G2, G3) We must respect the work of our forefathers and not think that we know better than they did. (OPNSA19)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree39019.5
2) [Not specified]64332.1
3) [Not specified]64632.3
4) Agree32216.1
Missing1495
Total2001100.0
64) (G1, G2, G3) Most people on welfare are lazy; they just won't do a good day's work and so cannot get hired. (OPNSA20)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree52526.1
2) [Not specified]57528.6
3) [Not specified]60730.1
4) Agree30715.2
Missing1482
Total2014100.0
65) (G1, G2, G3) A mass revolutionary party should be created (OPNSA21)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree158679.1
2) [Not specified]25312.6
3) [Not specified]1135.6
4) Agree522.6
Missing1492
Total2004100.0
66) (G1, G2, G3) I find I can really relate to people only when they are close to my age. (OPNSA22)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree126562.2
2) [Not specified]45622.4
3) [Not specified]22010.8
4) Agree944.6
Missing1461
Total2035100.0
67) (G1, G2, G3) In what ways is the 'generation gap' evident in your family? [Theme 1] (GGTHEME1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total182954.4629.09
68) (G1, G2, G3) In what ways is the 'generation gap' evident in your family? [Theme 2] (GGTHEME2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total101844.9528.89
69) (G1, G2, G3) In what ways is the 'generation gap' evident in your family? [Theme 3] (GGTHEME3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total56443.9629.10
70) (G1, G2,G3) In what ways is the 'generation gap' evident in your family? [Theme 4] (GGTHEME4)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8440.6330.39
71) (G1, G2, G3) Party 1-who Theme 1 pertains to (GGPARTY1)
 TOTAL%
1) G2 of this family and G3 of this family104970.6
2) G1 of this family and G2 of this family1399.4
3) G1 of this family and G3 of this family1187.9
4) G2 of this family and G3 of society271.8
6) G1 of this family and G3 of society110.7
7) G1 and G2 and G31218.1
8) Other relationships211.4
Missing2010
Total1486100.0
72) (G1, G2, G3) Party 2-who Theme 2 pertains to (GGPARTY2)
 TOTAL%
1) G2 of this family and G3 of this family65172.3
2) G1 of this family and G2 of this family738.1
3) G1 of this family and G3 of this family849.3
4) G2 of this family and G3 of society182.0
5) G1 of this fmaily and G2 of society10.1
6) G1 of this family and G3 of society101.1
7) G1 and G2 and G3505.6
8) Other relationships131.4
Missing2596
Total900100.0
73) (G1, G2, G3) Party 3-who Theme 3 pertains to (GGPARTY3)
 TOTAL%
1) G2 of this family and G3 of this family36473.4
2) G1 of this family and G2 of this family306.0
3) G1 of this family and G3 of this family418.3
4) G2 of this family and G3 of society102.0
5) G1 of this fmaily and G2 of society10.2
6) G1 of this family and G3 of society40.8
7) G1 and G2 and G3377.5
8) Other relationships91.8
Missing3000
Total496100.0
74) (G1, G2, G3) Party 4- who Theme 4 pertains to (GGPARTY4)
 TOTAL%
1) G2 of this family and G3 of this family4153.9
2) G1 of this family and G2 of this family1317.1
3) G1 of this family and G3 of this family1215.8
4) G2 of this family and G3 of society11.3
6) G1 of this family and G3 of society22.6
7) G1 and G2 and G379.2
Missing3420
Total76100.0
75) (G1, G2, G3) Young men should take any recourse to avoid the draft, including jail or leaving the country, because the draft is immoral. (OPNSB1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree120760.1
2) [Not specified]37418.6
3) [Not specified]25412.6
4) Agree1748.7
Missing1487
Total2009100.0
76) (G1, G2, G3) The United States should be ready to answer any challenge to its power, anywhere in the world. (OPNSB2)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree46123.0
2) [Not specified]45222.6
3) [Not specified]50125.0
4) Agree58829.4
Missing1494
Total2002100.0
77) (G1, G2, G3) Smoking marijuana is relatively harmless. (OPNSB3)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree104552.2
2) [Not specified]32116.0
3) [Not specified]33916.9
4) Agree29814.9
Missing1493
Total2003100.0
78) (G1, G2, G3) It's better to stick by what you have than to be trying new things you don't really know about (OPNSB4)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree61630.4
2) [Not specified]76437.7
3) [Not specified]43021.2
4) Agree21610.7
Missing1470
Total2026100.0
79) (G1, G2, G3) Negroes are pushing harder and faster than they have a right to. (OPNSB5)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree67133.3
2) [Not specified]61230.4
3) [Not specified]49624.6
4) Agree23711.8
Missing1480
Total2016100.0
80) (G1, G2, G3) Even if he finds his job unpleasant, a man should work in order to be respectable. (OPNSB6)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree53026.4
2) [Not specified]47223.6
3) [Not specified]56228.0
4) Agree44022.0
Missing1492
Total2004100.0
81) (G1, G2, G3) Our country has prospered and become great because of the freedom of large corporations from governmental interference (OPNSB7)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree40520.5
2) [Not specified]61231.1
3) [Not specified]67734.3
4) Agree27714.1
Missing1525
Total1971100.0
82) (G1, G2, G3) The youth will use their political strength to really change things in this country. (OPNSB8)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree20010.0
2) [Not specified]63831.8
3) [Not specified]85242.5
4) Agree31415.7
Missing1492
Total2004100.0
83) (G1, G2, G3) Work provides the best opportunity to be creative; a person can express his skills and talent in his work. (OPNSB9)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree783.9
2) [Not specified]23311.6
3) [Not specified]70335.0
4) Agree99549.5
Missing1487
Total2009100.0
84) (G1, G2, G3) There is too much concern with law and order in our country today. (OPNSB10)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree92045.5
2) [Not specified]59029.2
3) [Not specified]34717.2
4) Agree1648.1
Missing1475
Total2021100.0
85) (G1, G2, G3) College students who break the law during campus demonstrations should be given the strongest punishment possible by law. (OPNSB11)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree49624.6
2) [Not specified]56528.0
3) [Not specified]50725.1
4) Agree44822.2
Missing1480
Total2016100.0
86) (G1, G2, G3) Even though institutions have worked well in the past, they must be destroyed if they are not effective now. (OPNSB12)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree68434.9
2) [Not specified]63832.5
3) [Not specified]42721.8
4) Agree21310.9
Missing1534
Total1962100.0
87) (G1, G2, G3) Drugs should be used only for their medicinal properties, and not for the experience or enjoyment they provide. (OPNSB13)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree623.1
2) [Not specified]1477.3
3) [Not specified]22611.2
4) Agree157978.4
Missing1482
Total2014100.0
88) (G1, G2, G3) Play and leisure are important, but only after work is done. (OPNSB14)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1226.0
2) [Not specified]27713.7
3) [Not specified]66532.8
4) Agree96347.5
Missing1469
Total2027100.0
89) (G1, G2, G3) Negroes deserve the things they are asking for. (OPNSB15)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1547.8
2) [Not specified]42721.6
3) [Not specified]94347.6
4) Agree45623.0
Missing1516
Total1980100.0
90) (G1, G2, G3) What we need in this country is more patriotism. (OPNSB16)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1768.8
2) [Not specified]28414.2
3) [Not specified]62331.2
4) Agree91545.8
Missing1498
Total1998100.0
91) (G1, G2, G3) The differences between young people and other generations today will totally disappear when the youth grow up. (OPNSB17)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree54627.1
2) [Not specified]68434.0
3) [Not specified]61130.3
4) Agree1738.6
Missing1482
Total2014100.0
92) (G1, G2, G3) The Communist conspiracy is a real threat to our country. (OPNSB18)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree27413.7
2) [Not specified]37418.7
3) [Not specified]53126.5
4) Agree82641.2
Missing1491
Total2005100.0
93) (G1, G2, G3) The United States is rich enough that no one needs to be poor; poverty can and should be done away with (OPNSB19)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1115.5
2) [Not specified]30014.9
3) [Not specified]72536.1
4) Agree87543.5
Missing1485
Total2011100.0
94) (G1, G2, G3) A man doesn't really have much wisdom until he is well along in years (OPNSB20)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree61030.3
2) [Not specified]72336.0
3) [Not specified]48324.0
4) Agree1949.7
Missing1486
Total2010100.0
95) (G1, G2, G3) Even if they don't break the law, college students who are involved in campus demonstrations should be expelled. (OPNSB21)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree97848.6
2) [Not specified]60229.9
3) [Not specified]23811.8
4) Agree1959.7
Missing1483
Total2013100.0
96) (G1, G2, G3) Below are five opinions regarding suggestions for political strategies and priorities. Circle the number of the one which comes closest to your opinion. (POLITOP)
 TOTAL%
1) I see no need for young people to challenge Institutions; things are O.K. as they are.723.7
2) The best way for young people to bring about change is through direct non-violent confrontation like sit-ins and boycotts.1698.6
3) Young people should set up communes or counter communities rather than trying to change the Establishment.643.3
4) If our leaders do not change their policies and priorities, violent confrontation should be used to bring about change.191.0
5) The best strategies for young people to bring about social change is to get out the vote and elect leaders who think the way they do.164083.5
Missing1532
Total1964100.0
97) (G1, G2, G3) [VALUE1-VALUE8] Here are some things people might find important in their lives. Some of these will be more important to you than others. First, read through the list of eight items. Then tell us the order in which you yourself would put them. Write '1' to the right of the thing that is most important to you. Write '2' next to the second most important thing, '3' next to the third, and so on. Don't be afraid to change your answers -- it may take you several tries to get the order you want, and we've left plenty of space for you to revise. An exciting life (novelty, adventure) (VALUE1)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important824.1
2) Second most important1125.6
3) Third most important1386.9
4) Fourth most important20110.0
5) Fifth most important26012.9
6) Sixth most important23611.7
7) Seventh most important33016.4
8) Least important65232.4
Missing1485
Total2011100.0
98) (G1, G2, G3) Equality (working for social justice for all) (VALUE2)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important1417.0
2) Second most important1638.1
3) Third most important1929.6
4) Fourth most important29314.6
5) Fifth most important31615.7
6) Sixth most important37618.7
7) Seventh most important38619.2
8) Least important1437.1
Missing1486
Total2010100.0
99) (G1, G2, G3) A sense of accomplishment (achievement) (VALUE3)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important55427.6
2) Second most important41320.6
3) Third most important31615.7
4) Fourth most important29714.8
5) Fifth most important22511.2
6) Sixth most important1326.6
7) Seventh most important542.7
8) Least important170.8
Missing1488
Total2008100.0
100) (G1, G2, G3) Financial comfort (enough to have the things you really want in life) (VALUE4)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important27113.5
2) Second most important32116.0
3) Third most important32616.2
4) Fourth most important24912.4
5) Fifth most important23711.8
6) Sixth most important24512.2
7) Seventh most important23511.7
8) Least important1256.2
Missing1487
Total2009100.0
101) (G1, G2, G3) Respect or recognition from other people (VALUE5)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important753.7
2) Second most important23311.6
3) Third most important33216.5
4) Fourth most important35717.8
5) Fifth most important33016.4
6) Sixth most important30014.9
7) Seventh most important27613.7
8) Least important1065.3
Missing1487
Total2009100.0
102) (G1,G2, G3) Religious participation (working with others in your own church or organization) (VALUE6)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important1336.6
2) Second most important894.4
3) Third most important1256.2
4) Fourth most important1417.0
5) Fifth most important1748.7
6) Sixth most important1959.7
7) Seventh most important29914.9
8) Least important85142.4
Missing1489
Total2007100.0
103) (G1, G2, G3) Service (devotion to bettering mankind) (VALUE7)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important1175.8
2) Second most important23511.7
3) Third most important24412.2
4) Fourth most important25012.5
5) Fifth most important30615.2
6) Sixth most important39819.8
7) Seventh most important36518.2
8) Least important934.6
Missing1488
Total2008100.0
104) (G1, G2, G3) True friendship (meaningful relations with others who really care) (VALUE8)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important63631.6
2) Second most important44121.9
3) Third most important33816.8
4) Fourth most important22211.0
5) Fifth most important1618.0
6) Sixth most important1276.3
7) Seventh most important633.1
8) Least important221.1
Missing1486
Total2010100.0
105) (G1, G2, G3) Here is a second list of eight characteristics in life. Do the same thing as you did before. Again, these are all important, but we want to know which you think are the most desirable. Read through the list and then order them, as before. Which one is most important? Write '1' in the column to the right of that item. Which is second, and third, and fourth? An attractive appearance (knowing others admire the way you look) (VALUE9)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important311.5
2) Second most important964.8
3) Third most important1356.7
4) Fourth most important1698.4
5) Fifth most important21710.8
6) Sixth most important25812.9
7) Seventh most important34617.2
8) Least important75437.6
Missing1490
Total2006100.0
106) (G1, G2, G3) A world at peace (working for peace on earth) (VALUE10)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important53826.8
2) Second most important32816.4
3) Third most important23211.6
4) Fourth most important21110.5
5) Fifth most important21910.9
6) Sixth most important1798.9
7) Seventh most important1698.4
8) Least important1296.4
Missing1491
Total2005100.0
107) (G1, G2, G3) Loyalty to your own (family and loved ones, church or group) (VALUE11)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important61030.4
2) Second most important41320.6
3) Third most important31115.5
4) Fourth most important25912.9
5) Fifth most important1929.6
6) Sixth most important1206.0
7) Seventh most important693.4
8) Least important321.6
Missing1490
Total2006100.0
108) (G1, G2, G3) An ethical life (responsible living toward all mankind) (VALUE12)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important1999.9
2) Second most important29914.9
3) Third most important33116.5
4) Fourth most important29814.8
5) Fifth most important24612.3
6) Sixth most important24812.4
7) Seventh most important22711.3
8) Least important1597.9
Missing1489
Total2007100.0
109) (G1, G2, G3) Possessions (enough things so you can do what you really enjoy doing) (VALUE13)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important643.2
2) Second most important1085.4
3) Third most important1788.9
4) Fourth most important23211.6
5) Fifth most important26013.0
6) Sixth most important36318.1
7) Seventh most important49124.5
8) Least important31015.5
Missing1490
Total2006100.0
110) (G1, G2, G3) Patriotism (working for our country) (VALUE14)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important221.1
2) Second most important914.5
3) Third most important1728.6
4) Fourth most important23211.6
5) Fifth most important31215.6
6) Sixth most important36518.2
7) Seventh most important38919.4
8) Least important42321.1
Missing1490
Total2006100.0
111) (G1, G2, G3) Personal freedom (independence, free choice, autonomy) (VALUE15)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important37318.6
2) Second most important38419.1
3) Third most important32516.2
4) Fourth most important28714.3
5) Fifth most important25412.7
6) Sixth most important1608.0
7) Seventh most important1316.5
8) Least important924.6
Missing1490
Total2006100.0
112) (G1, G2, G3) Skill (being good at something you enjoy doing) (VALUE16)
 TOTAL%
1) Most important1718.5
2) Second most important28814.3
3) Third most important32316.1
4) Fourth most important31815.8
5) Fifth most important30515.2
6) Sixth most important31215.5
7) Seventh most important1839.1
8) Least important1075.3
Missing1489
Total2007100.0
113) (G1, G2, G3) The following list indicates different types of 'deviant' behavior that some people might exhibit. We would like to know your opinion on how people who do these things should be treated. Please indicate (with a check mark) in the appropriate blank how you feel each type of behavior should be handled. A businessman who cheats on his income tax (SANCTN1)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way100.5
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)532.6
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished793.9
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court30115.0
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished156477.9
Missing1489
Total2007100.0
114) (G1, G2, G3) A male transvestite who wears a dress on the street (SANCTN2)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way30.1
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)39819.7
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished142470.3
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court884.3
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished1125.5
Missing1471
Total2025100.0
115) (G1, G2, G3) A young man who refuses the draft (SANCTN3)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way562.9
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)48024.5
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished26013.2
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court21310.9
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished95448.6
Missing1533
Total1963100.0
116) (G1, G2, G3) A person who comes to a 'rolling stop' at a stop sign (but doesn't stop completely) (SANCTN4)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way40.2
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)34517.3
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished1577.9
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court44622.4
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished104252.3
Missing1502
Total1994100.0
117) (G1, G2, G3) A man who wears his hair down to his shoulders (SANCTN5)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way180.9
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)170584.1
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished1698.3
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court1316.5
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished50.2
Missing1468
Total2028100.0
118) (G1, G2, G3) A teenager who runs away from home (SANCTN6)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way40.2
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)1467.3
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished149274.1
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court35317.5
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished180.9
Missing1483
Total2013100.0
119) (G1, G2, G3) A person who reads and collects pornography (SANCTN7)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way90.5
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)98749.4
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished73636.8
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court1467.3
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished1216.1
Missing1497
Total1999100.0
120) (G1, G2, G3) A heroin addict (SANCTN8)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way30.1
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)120.6
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished157978.7
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court532.6
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished35917.9
Missing1490
Total2006100.0
121) (G1, G2, G3) A person who 'swears' (curses) habitually (SANCTN9)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way10.0
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)73036.3
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished71535.5
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court55827.7
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished80.4
Missing1484
Total2012100.0
122) (G1, G2, G3) A woman caught having sex relations with another woman (SANCTN10)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way10.0
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)56628.1
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished123661.3
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court773.8
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished1376.8
Missing1479
Total2017100.0
123) (G1, G2, G3) A person who protests the Vietnam war by picketing a draft board (SANCTN11)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way1085.4
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)119759.4
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished1195.9
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court26813.3
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished32216.0
Missing1482
Total2014100.0
124) (G1, G2, G3) A person who shoplifts from a department store (SANCTN12)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way50.2
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)60.3
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished28213.9
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court27813.7
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished145271.8
Missing1473
Total2023100.0
125) (G1, G2, G3) A teenager who continually argues with his parents (SANCTN13)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way100.5
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)30815.3
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished108454.0
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court60330.0
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished20.1
Missing1489
Total2007100.0
126) (G1, G2, G3) A secretary who occasionally steals stamps and envelopes from her employer (SANCTN14)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way60.3
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)39219.4
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished23211.5
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court129964.4
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished894.4
Missing1478
Total2018100.0
127) (G1, G2, G3) A teenager who smokes cigarettes in public (SANCTN15)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way20.1
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)109554.2
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished57428.4
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court34016.8
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished90.4
Missing1476
Total2020100.0
128) (G1, G2, G3) A teenage girl who hitchhikes (SANCTN16)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way70.3
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)64131.8
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished57828.7
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court72936.2
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished603.0
Missing1481
Total2015100.0
129) (G1, G2, G3) A woman who has an abortion (SANCTN17)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way251.3
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)137868.9
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished45122.6
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court643.2
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished814.1
Missing1497
Total1999100.0
130) (G1, G2, G3) A person who exceeds the speed limit on a freeway (SANCTN18)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way50.3
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)1447.3
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished995.0
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court25813.0
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished147974.5
Missing1511
Total1985100.0
131) (G1, G2, G3) An able-bodied man who refuses to work (SANCTN19)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way30.2
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)40120.3
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished68534.7
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court54927.8
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished33416.9
Missing1524
Total1972100.0
132) (G1, G2, G3) A person who smokes marijuana (SANCTN20)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way130.6
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)48624.3
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished80340.1
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court1788.9
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished52226.1
Missing1494
Total2002100.0
133) (G1, G2, G3) A teenager who skips school (SANCTN21)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way30.1
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)20910.4
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished69534.6
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court106953.2
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished351.7
Missing1485
Total2011100.0
134) (G1, G2, G3) A woman who wears a 'see through' blouse on the street (SANCTN22)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way623.1
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)134266.7
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished28614.2
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court25112.5
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished723.6
Missing1483
Total2013100.0
135) (G1, G2, G3) A student who cheats on an examination (SANCTN23)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way20.1
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)1437.1
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished42821.3
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court139769.5
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished402.0
Missing1486
Total2010100.0
136) (G1, G2, G3) A woman who engaged in prostitution (SANCTN24)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way70.3
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)59529.7
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished64632.2
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court1376.8
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished62131.0
Missing1490
Total2006100.0
137) (G1, G2, G3) A married person who has an affair (SANCTN25)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way30.2
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)70835.6
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished50225.3
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court61130.7
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished1638.2
Missing1509
Total1987100.0
138) (G1, G2, G3) A teenager who drinks liquor (SANCTN26)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way30.2
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)51625.9
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished69434.9
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court66233.2
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished1165.8
Missing1505
Total1991100.0
139) (G1, G2, G3) A teenager who stays out late at night (SANCTN27)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way40.2
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)62631.6
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished43021.7
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court90345.6
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished160.8
Missing1517
Total1979100.0
140) (G1, G2, G3) A man caught having sex relations with another man (SANCTN28)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way40.2
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)55527.6
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished113056.2
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court844.2
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished23811.8
Missing1485
Total2011100.0
141) (G1, G2, G3) A teenage boy who throws a rock through a window (SANCTN29)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way10.0
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)190.9
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished20910.4
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court127363.4
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished50625.2
Missing1488
Total2008100.0
142) (G1, G2, G3) A person who attempts suicide (SANCTN30)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way10.0
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)522.6
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished188193.5
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court522.6
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished261.3
Missing1484
Total2012100.0
143) (G1, G2, G3) A person who goes nude in a public place (such as a beach) (SANCTN31)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way120.6
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)31615.7
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished83141.4
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court1939.6
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished65632.7
Missing1488
Total2008100.0
144) (G1, G2, G3) A person who refuses to pay a parking ticket (SANCTN32)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way120.6
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)723.6
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished502.5
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court20710.4
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished165182.9
Missing1504
Total1992100.0
145) (G1, G2, G3) A girl or woman who does not wear a bra in public (SANCTN33)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way552.8
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)167283.7
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished1326.6
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court1145.7
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished251.3
Missing1498
Total1998100.0
146) (G1, G2, G3) A man who refuses to pay alimony to his divorced wife (SANCTN34)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way261.3
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)20410.5
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished703.6
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court20510.6
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished143674.0
Missing1555
Total1941100.0
147) (G1, G2, G3) A teenage girl who goes nude with her boyfriend in a private place (apartment or forest) (SANCTN35)
 TOTAL%
1) Should be rewarded in some way271.4
2) Should be left alone (nothing should be done)97348.8
3) Should be given some form of help or treatment but not punished39719.9
4) Punished in some way (for example, by friends, family, or employer) but not taken to court46623.4
5) Should be tried in court and formally punished1316.6
Missing1502
Total1994100.0
148) (G1, G2, G3) During the past few weeks, did you ever feel -- particularly excited or interested in something? (BAB1)
 TOTAL%
0) No23011.3
1) Yes180488.7
Missing1462
Total2034100.0
149) (G1, G2, G3) During the past few weeks, did you ever feel -- so restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair? (BAB2)
 TOTAL%
0) No94946.9
1) Yes107553.1
Missing1472
Total2024100.0
150) (G1, G2, G3) During the past few weeks, did you ever feel -- proud because someone complimented you on something you had done? (BAB3)
 TOTAL%
0) No38419.0
1) Yes163481.0
Missing1478
Total2018100.0
151) (G1, G2, G3) During the past few weeks, did you ever feel -- very lonely or remote from other people? (BAB4)
 TOTAL%
0) No127863.1
1) Yes74736.9
Missing1471
Total2025100.0
152) (G1, G2, G3) During the past few weeks, did you ever feel -- pleased about having accomplished something? (BAB5)
 TOTAL%
0) No20910.3
1) Yes182589.7
Missing1462
Total2034100.0
153) (G1, G2, G3) During the past few weeks, did you ever feel -- bored? (BAB6)
 TOTAL%
0) No100649.6
1) Yes102350.4
Missing1467
Total2029100.0
154) (G1, G2, G3) During the past few weeks, did you ever feel -- on top of the world? (BAB7)
 TOTAL%
0) No106553.0
1) Yes94447.0
Missing1487
Total2009100.0
155) (G1, G2, G3) During the past few weeks, did you ever feel -- depressed or very unhappy? (BAB8)
 TOTAL%
0) No118158.4
1) Yes84041.6
Missing1475
Total2021100.0
156) (G1, G2, G3) During the past few weeks, did you ever feel -- felt that things were really going your way? (BAB9)
 TOTAL%
0) No69534.8
1) Yes130065.2
Missing1501
Total1995100.0
157) (G1, G2, G3) During the past few weeks, did you ever feel -- upset because someone criticized you? (BAB10)
 TOTAL%
0) No142770.4
1) Yes59929.6
Missing1470
Total2026100.0
158) (G1, G2, G3) Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days for you? Would you say you feel: (check one) (GSAT1)
 TOTAL%
1) Very happy21810.7
2) Pretty happy124261.1
3) Not too happy57228.1
Missing1464
Total2032100.0
159) (G1, G2, G3) When you think of the things you want from life, how would you say you're doing in getting the things you want? (GSAT2)
 TOTAL%
1) Not doing too well now32816.2
2) Doing pretty well now120859.5
3) Doing very well now49324.3
Missing1467
Total2029100.0
160) (G1, G2, G3) (Answer only if you have children) Taking things all together, how would you describe your experiences as a parent? Would you say they have been: (GSAT3)
 TOTAL%
1) Not especially satisfying755.6
2) Pretty satisfying55841.9
3) Very satisfying69852.4
Missing2165
Total1331100.0
161) (G1, G2, G3) (Answer only if you are presently married.) How would you describe your marriage? (GSAT4)
 TOTAL%
1) Very happy826.2
2) Pretty happy47535.7
3) Not too happy77258.1
Missing2167
Total1329100.0
162) (G1, G2, G3) (Answer only if you are working full-time) Taking everything into consideration - hours, wages, interest, co-workers -- how would you describe your work situation? Would you say it is: (GSAT5)
 TOTAL%
1) Not especially satisfying10214.4
2) Pretty satisfying36451.6
3) Very satisfying24034.0
Missing2790
Total706100.0
163) (G1, G2, G3) [This group of questions were under the heading OPINIONS ABOUT FAMILIES. Although no specific instructions were provided, this section appeared after the OPNSA group of questions. See OPNSA1 for further clarification of answer format.] The young person who lives at home should take on many of the everyday household chores and responsibilities. (NORM1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree351.7
2) [Not specified]1417.0
3) [Not specified]85642.4
4) Agree98748.9
Missing1477
Total2019100.0
164) (G1, G2, G3) The way a person dresses should be entirely his own choice and not a family matter. (NORM2)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1105.4
2) [Not specified]48323.9
3) [Not specified]75337.3
4) Agree67533.4
Missing1475
Total2021100.0
165) (G1, G2, G3) A person should talk over important life decisions (such as marriage, employment, and residence) with family members before taking action (NORM3)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree824.1
2) [Not specified]1999.9
3) [Not specified]91245.2
4) Agree82540.9
Missing1478
Total2018100.0
166) (G1, G2, G3) As many activities as possible should be shared by married children and their parents (NORM4)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree21810.8
2) [Not specified]65532.5
3) [Not specified]73836.6
4) Agree40420.0
Missing1481
Total2015100.0
167) (G1, G2, G3) Different generations within the same family have problems communicating today because of the rapid change in values in our society. (NORM5)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1246.2
2) [Not specified]34117.0
3) [Not specified]98449.0
4) Agree56127.9
Missing1486
Total2010100.0
168) (G1, G2, G3) Family members should give more weight to each other's opinions than to the opinions of outsiders (NORM6)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree814.0
2) [Not specified]37318.5
3) [Not specified]85942.7
4) Agree69834.7
Missing1485
Total2011100.0
169) (G1, G2, G3) Marriage should be regarded as extending established families, not just creating new ones. (NORM7)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree25913.1
2) [Not specified]44722.6
3) [Not specified]77439.1
4) Agree50225.3
Missing1514
Total1982100.0
170) (G1, G2, G3) If an old man has a medical bill of a thousand dollars which he cannot pay, his son or daughter is morally obligated to pay the debt. (NORM8)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree42721.4
2) [Not specified]52226.1
3) [Not specified]69634.9
4) Agree35217.6
Missing1499
Total1997100.0
171) (G1, G2, G3) If a person finds that the life-style he has chosen runs so against his family's values that conflict develops, he should change. (NORM9)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree53226.6
2) [Not specified]65532.7
3) [Not specified]61830.9
4) Agree1969.8
Missing1495
Total2001100.0
172) (G1, G2, G3) Even though it means considerable sacrifice, a parent should finance his child's college education all the way through to completion (through graduate school if necessary). (NORM10)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree47823.8
2) [Not specified]69834.7
3) [Not specified]55427.6
4) Agree28013.9
Missing1486
Total2010100.0
173) (G1, G2, G3) In this section we want to find out what people define as favorable or unfavorable events in their lives. On the lines below, just write ten answers to the question -- 'What is a good thing that could happen in your life?' Write down the first things that come to your mind. Write your answers in the order that they occur to you; don't worry about logic or order. It could be something that is happening or has already happened to you. 'What is a good thing that could happen that would please you or make you happy?' [Good thing that could happen: Theme 1] (GOODTH1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total193749.6529.97
174) (G1, G2, G3) [Good thing that could happen: Theme 2] (GOODTH2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total188144.4929.44
175) (G1, G2, G3) [Good thing that could happen: Theme 3] (GOODTH3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total184143.9728.81
176) (G1, G2, G3) [Good thing that could happen: Theme 4] (GOODTH4)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total176645.4329.59
177) (G1, G2, G3) [Good thing that could happen: Theme 5] (GOODTH5)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total168644.5530.73
178) (G1, G2, G3) [Good thing that could happen: Theme 6] (GOODTH6)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total160047.0230.78
179) (G1, G2, G3) [Good thing that could happen: Theme 7] (GOODTH7)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total150347.1531.38
180) (G1, G2, G3) [Good thing that could happen: Theme 8] (GOODTH8)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total139146.8730.49
181) (G1, G2, G3) [Good thing that could happen: Theme 9] (GOODTH9)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total130947.1430.71
182) (G1, G2, G3) [Good thing that could happen: Theme 10] (GOODTH10)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total121247.9531.40
183) (G1, G2, G3) Good thing, Theme 1: Referent (GOODRF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)132969.9
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)1367.2
3) Child (child-in-law)19610.3
4) Parents (parents-in-law)150.8
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.361.9
6) Friends20.1
7) Community, world, country1377.2
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.502.6
Missing1595
Total1901100.0
184) (G1, G2, G3) Good thing, Theme 2: Referent (GOODRF2)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)122666.3
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)985.3
3) Child (child-in-law)25713.9
4) Parents (parents-in-law)181.0
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.412.2
6) Friends50.3
7) Community, world, country1538.3
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.522.8
Missing1646
Total1850100.0
185) (G1, G2, G3) Good thing, Theme 3: Referent (GOODRF3)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)121266.8
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)925.1
3) Child (child-in-law)20211.1
4) Parents (parents-in-law)241.3
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.412.3
6) Friends70.4
7) Community, world, country18310.1
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.543.0
Missing1681
Total1815100.0
186) (G1, G2, G3) Good thing, Theme 4: Referent (GOODRF4)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)115867.1
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)704.1
3) Child (child-in-law)1548.9
4) Parents (parents-in-law)392.3
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.352.0
6) Friends60.3
7) Community, world, country22112.8
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.422.4
Missing1771
Total1725100.0
187) (G1, G2, G3) Good thing, Theme 5: Referent (GOODRF5)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)110167.2
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)623.8
3) Child (child-in-law)1378.4
4) Parents (parents-in-law)352.1
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.332.0
6) Friends80.5
7) Community, world, country22113.5
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.422.6
Missing1857
Total1639100.0
188) (G1, G2, G3) Good thing, Theme 6: Referent (GOODRF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)102666.2
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)452.9
3) Child (child-in-law)966.2
4) Parents (parents-in-law)362.3
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.473.0
6) Friends100.6
7) Community, world, country26417.0
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.271.7
Missing1945
Total1551100.0
189) (G1, G2, G3) Good thing, Theme 7: Referent (GOODRF7)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)95765.8
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)402.8
3) Child (child-in-law)865.9
4) Parents (parents-in-law)231.6
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.342.3
6) Friends80.6
7) Community, world, country26818.4
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.382.6
Missing2042
Total1454100.0
190) (G1, G2, G3) Good thing, Theme 8: Referent (GOODRF8)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)88265.2
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)392.9
3) Child (child-in-law)695.1
4) Parents (parents-in-law)332.4
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.312.3
6) Friends110.8
7) Community, world, country26319.5
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.241.8
Missing2144
Total1352100.0
191) (G1, G2, G3) Good thing, Theme 9: Referent (GOODRF9)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)83265.8
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)362.8
3) Child (child-in-law)624.9
4) Parents (parents-in-law)181.4
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.282.2
6) Friends80.6
7) Community, world, country25320.0
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.272.1
Missing2232
Total1264100.0
192) (G1, G2, G3) Good thing, Theme 10: Referent (GOODRF10)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)79067.3
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)272.3
3) Child (child-in-law)514.3
4) Parents (parents-in-law)211.8
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.201.7
6) Friends50.4
7) Community, world, country23419.9
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.262.2
Missing2322
Total1174100.0
193) (G1, G2, G3) Now go back and read through your list. Circle the number of the two best things of the 10 you have given. [First best thing that could happen] (BEST1)
 TOTAL%
1) 197156.5
2) 225014.5
3) 31649.5
4) 4985.7
5) 5543.1
6) 6513.0
7) 7462.7
8) 8261.5
9) 9130.8
10) 1010.1
88) Not codable, no response452.6
Missing1777
Total1719100.0
194) (G1, G2, G3) Second best thing that could happen from list of 10 good things (BEST2)
 TOTAL%
1) 130.2
2) 234820.9
3) 323814.3
4) 419811.9
5) 51519.1
6) 61297.8
7) 71408.4
8) 81167.0
9) 91187.1
10) 1017810.7
88) Not codable, no response442.6
Missing1833
Total1663100.0
195) (G1, G2, G3) 'What is a bad thing that could happen that would displease you or make you unhappy?' [Bad thing that could happen: Theme 1] (BADTH1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total186361.2329.63
196) (G1, G2, G3) 'What is a bad thing that could happen that would displease you or make you unhappy?' [Bad thing that could happen: Theme 2] (BADTH2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total174054.7028.67
197) (G1, G2, G3) 'What is a bad thing that could happen that would displease you or make you unhappy?' [Bad thing that could happen: Theme 3] (BADTH3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total162454.3528.73
198) (G1, G2, G3) 'What is a bad thing that could happen that would displease you or make you unhappy?' [Bad thing that could happen: Theme 4] (BADTH4)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total144655.1928.62
199) (G1, G2, G3) 'What is a bad thing that could happen that would displease you or make you unhappy?' [Bad thing that could happen: Theme 5] (BADTH5)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total129355.4629.80
200) (G1, G2, G3) Bad thing, Theme 1: Referent (BADRF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)93853.7
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)1599.1
3) Child (child-in-law)1579.0
4) Parents (parents-in-law)422.4
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.422.4
6) Friends150.9
7) Community, world, country1649.4
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.23013.2
Missing1749
Total1747100.0
201) (G1, G2, G3) Bad thing, Theme 2: Referent (BADRF2)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)100160.0
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)1006.0
3) Child (child-in-law)16710.0
4) Parents (parents-in-law)321.9
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.271.6
6) Friends201.2
7) Community, world, country18110.9
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.1398.3
Missing1829
Total1667100.0
202) (G1, G2, G3) Bad thing, Theme 3: Referent (BADRF3)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)95361.8
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)704.5
3) Child (child-in-law)1268.2
4) Parents (parents-in-law)362.3
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.301.9
6) Friends211.4
7) Community, world, country19412.6
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.1137.3
Missing1953
Total1543100.0
203) (G1, G2, G3) Bad thing, Theme 4: Referent (BADRF4)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)91165.5
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)543.9
3) Child (child-in-law)866.2
4) Parents (parents-in-law)231.7
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.221.6
6) Friends151.1
7) Community, world, country20214.5
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.775.5
Missing2106
Total1390100.0
204) (G1, G2, G3) Bad thing, Theme 5: Referent (BADRF5)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)80866.0
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)292.4
3) Child (child-in-law)746.0
4) Parents (parents-in-law)201.6
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.131.1
6) Friends161.3
7) Community, world, country20016.3
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.645.2
Missing2272
Total1224100.0
205) (G1, G2, G3) Now go back and circle the number of the worst thing of the five you have given (WORST)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent, (I)62739.1
2) Spouse (including 'boyfriend/girlfriend,' fiance)22213.9
3) Child (child-in-law)17210.7
4) Parents (parents-in-law)976.1
5) Family members other than those listed above (sibs, aunts uncles, cousins). This category is used when a specific relative is mentioned not when 'family' is the response.1298.1
8) 'Family', family members in general, combination of 2 or more of categories 2 through 5.35522.2
Missing1894
Total1602100.0
206) (G1, G2, G3) During the past year or so, were you: (check as many as apply) a registered member of a church, parish, or synagogue? (REL1)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked111554.6
1) Checked92745.4
Missing1454
Total2042100.0
207) (G1, G2, G3) During the past year or so, were you: (check as many as apply) a weekly church attender? (REL2)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked144070.5
1) Checked60229.5
Missing1454
Total2042100.0
208) (G1, G2, G3) During the past year, were you: a member of a specific group in a church, like a Sunday School class, women's group, youth group, church project, etc.? (REL3)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked159478.1
1) Checked44821.9
Missing1454
Total2042100.0
209) (G1, G2, G3) During the past year, were you: a Sunday School teacher, lay preacher, or church officer? (REL4)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked185090.6
1) Checked1929.4
Missing1454
Total2042100.0
210) (G1, G2, G3) How often do you attend church or religious services? (check one) (REL5)
 TOTAL%
1) Never70335.3
2) Several times a year55928.1
3) Once a month693.5
4) About twice a month874.4
5) Once a week38619.4
6) More than once a week1869.3
Missing1506
Total1990100.0
211) (G1, G2, G3) Do you consider yourself--(check one) (REL6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all religious23511.6
2) Not very religious38419.0
3) Somewhat religious103051.0
4) Very religious36918.3
Missing1478
Total2018100.0
212) (G1, G2, G3) How about when you were growing up -- when you were about 10 years old. What religion or denomination were you then? (REL7)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1912153.9485.60
213) (G1, G2, G3) How often did you attend church or religious services when you were growing up? (REL8)
 TOTAL%
1) Never1266.2
2) Several times a year34116.9
3) Once a month582.9
4) About twice a month21310.6
5) Once a week91245.2
6) More than once a week36718.2
Missing1479
Total2017100.0
214) (G1, G2, G3) Every child should have religious instruction. (REL9)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1366.7
2) Not specified1658.2
3) Not specified59929.7
4) Agree111555.3
Missing1481
Total2015100.0
215) (G1, G2, G3) God exists in the form in which the Bible describes Him. (REL10)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree38319.5
2) Not specified28414.5
3) Not specified46923.9
4) Agree82542.1
Missing1535
Total1961100.0
216) (G1, G2, G3) This country would be better off if religion had a greater influence in daily life. (REL11)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree23911.9
2) Not specified27113.5
3) Not specified58028.9
4) Agree91645.7
Missing1490
Total2006100.0
217) (G1, G2, G3) All people alive today are the descendants of Adam and Eve. (REL12)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree59730.8
2) Not specified28414.6
3) Not specified37419.3
4) Agree68635.3
Missing1555
Total1941100.0
218) (G1, G2, G3) In what state were you born? (YOUBORN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2037162.0154.33
219) (G1, G2, G3) Where were your parents born? [STATE] Father: (DADBORN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1994178.3485.53
220) (G1, G2, G3) Where were your parents born? [STATE] Mother: (MOMBORN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1995177.0882.21
221) (G1, G2, G3) Were you brought up mostly-- (YOURAISD)
 TOTAL%
1) On a farm26213.3
2) In a town33717.1
3) In a small city58229.5
4) In a large city (population 100,000 or more)79240.1
Missing1523
Total1973100.0
222) (G1, G2, G3) What was your first full-time, 'permanent' job? (Please be specific: 'sales clerk in a department store or file clerk in a small office'; etc.) (FIRSTJOB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2044410.14318.21
223) (G1, G2, G3) What kind of work was your father doing when you were a teenager, about sixteen years old? (Or, if you weren't raised by your father, what kind of work was done by the head of the household in which you were raised?) Be as specific as possible. (DADSJOB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2001242.60232.84
224) (G1) What was your spouse's first full-time, permanent job? (G2, G3) If you are married, what was your spouse's first full-time, permanent job? (SP1STJOB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2043523.93357.68
225) (G1) What kind of work does your spouse do? (If your spouse is retired or deceased, write down what your spouse used to do and mark 'retired' or 'deceased' after it.) (G2) If you are married, what kind of work does your spouse do now? (If your spouse is retired or deceased, write down what your spouse used to do and mark 'retired' or 'deceased' after it.) (G3) If you are married, what kind of work does your spouse do now? (SPNOWJOB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2044584.49372.98
226) (G1) Finally: what kind of work did your father-in-law do when your spouse was a teenager, about sixteen years old? (Be as specific as you can) (G2, G3) Finally: if you are married, what kind of work did your father-in-law do when your spouse was a teenager, about sixteen years old? (Be as specific as you can) (SPDADJOB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total204463.7944.29
227) (G1, G2, G3) Socioeconomic index for FIRSTJOB -- first permanent job (FIRSTSEI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total150037.9320.42
228) (G1, G2, G3) Socioeconomic index code of DADSJOB -- dad's occupation (DADSSEI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total185441.1625.03
229) (G1, G2, G3) Socioeconomic index for SP1STJOB -- spouse's first full-time occupation (SP1STSEI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total111940.1021.28
230) (G1, G2, G3) Socioeconomic index of spouse's first job - SPNOWOB (SPNOWSEI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total97345.9423.23
231) (G1, G2, G3) Socioeconomic index score for SPDADJOB -- Father-in-law's occupation when spouse in teens (SPDADSEI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total203832.0329.80
232) (G1) Spouse retired (SPOUSRET)
 TOTAL%
0) Not retired or housekeeper22844.2
1) Retired28855.8
Missing2980
Total516100.0
233) (G1, G2, G3) Now some questions about education. How many years of schooling have you completed? (EDUCYOU)
 TOTAL%
1) Grade school (1-6 years)603.0
2) Junior high (7-9 years)1085.3
3) Some high school (10-11 years)47023.2
4) High school graduate (12 years)48824.1
5) Some college (1-2 years)65032.1
6) College graduate (4 years)884.3
7) Some graduate study1185.8
8) Ph.D., D.D.S., M.D., J.D., etc.442.2
Missing1470
Total2026100.0
234) (G1, G2, G3) How many years of school did your parents complete? Father: (EDUCDAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Grade school (1-6 years)48725.4
2) Junior high (7-9 years)1578.2
3) Some high school (10-11 years)24312.7
4) High school graduate (12 years)36919.3
5) Some college (1-2 years)33917.7
6) College graduate (4 years)1658.6
7) Some graduate study774.0
8) Ph.D., D.D.S., M.D., J.D., etc.794.1
Missing1580
Total1916100.0
235) (G1, G2, G3) How many years of school did your parents complete? Mother: (EDUCMOM)
 TOTAL%
1) Grade school (1-6 years)41421.6
2) Junior high (7-9 years)1397.2
3) Some high school (10-11 years)23612.3
4) High school graduate (12 years)58730.6
5) Some college (1-2 years)35318.4
6) College graduate (4 years)1196.2
7) Some graduate study593.1
8) Ph.D., D.D.S., M.D., J.D., etc.120.6
Missing1577
Total1919100.0
236) (G1, G2) How many years of schooling has your spouse completed? (Circle one) (G3) If you are married, how many years of schooling has your spouse completed? (EDUCSPOU)
 TOTAL%
1) Grade school (1-6 years)906.7
2) Junior high (7-9 years)513.8
3) Some high school (10-11 years)19714.6
4) High school graduate (12 years)35426.2
5) Some college (1-2 years)43332.0
6) College graduate (4 years)1037.6
7) Some graduate study816.0
8) Ph.D., D.D.S., M.D., J.D., etc.433.2
Missing2144
Total1352100.0
237) (G1, G2, G3) How many years of school did your parents-in-law complete? Father-in-law (EDUCFLAW)
 TOTAL%
1) Grade school (1-6 years)40534.5
2) Junior high (7-9 years)1038.8
3) Some high school (10-11 years)18115.4
4) High school graduate (12 years)26822.8
5) Some college (1-2 years)1059.0
6) College graduate (4 years)685.8
7) Some graduate study181.5
8) Ph.D., D.D.S., M.D., J.D., etc.252.1
Missing2323
Total1173100.0
238) (G1, G2, G3) How many years of school did your parents-in-law complete? Mother-in-law (EDUCMLAW)
 TOTAL%
1) Grade school (1-6 years)38432.1
2) Junior high (7-9 years)857.1
3) Some high school (10-11 years)17514.6
4) High school graduate (12 years)35930.0
5) Some college (1-2 years)12910.8
6) College graduate (4 years)473.9
7) Some graduate study141.2
8) Ph.D., D.D.S., M.D., J.D., etc.50.4
Missing2298
Total1198100.0
239) (G1) How much, approximately, are the combined annual incomes of all the members of your household? Include all kinds of income, not just wages. (Circle the answer that comes closest). (G2) How much, approximately, are the combined annual incomes of all the members of your household? (Circle the answer that comes closest). (G3) How much, approximately, are the combined annual incomes of all the members of your household? Include your parents if they support you. (Circle the answer that comes closest) (HHINCOME)
 TOTAL%
4) $3,000 - 4,99918910.3
6) $5,000 - 6,99918510.1
8) $7,000 - 8,9991447.8
10) $9,000 - 10,99920211.0
12) $11,000 - 12,9991779.6
14) $13,000 - 14,9991317.1
16) $15,000 - 16,9991709.2
18) $17,000 - 18,9991307.1
20) $19,000 - 20,9991578.5
22) $21,000 - 22,999603.3
24) $23,000 - 24,999583.2
27) $25,000 - 29,999965.2
32) $30,000 - 34,999412.2
37) $35,000 - 39,999271.5
45) $40,000 - 49,999311.7
50) $50,000 or more422.3
Missing1656
Total1840100.0
240) (G3) How much money do you (and your wife or husband) make a year? (circle nearest number) (HWINCOME)
 TOTAL%
0) No income7414.4
3) $300234.5
6) $600265.1
10) $1,000479.2
15) $1,50010.2
20) $2,0007113.8
40) $4,0006913.5
60) $6,0005711.1
80) $8,000519.9
100) $10,000448.6
120) $12,000244.7
150) $15,000193.7
200) $20,00051.0
250) $25,000 or more20.4
Missing2983
Total513100.0
241) (G1, G2, G3) What political party do you generally prefer? (POLPARTY)
 TOTAL%
1) Republican62930.8
2) Democrat103450.6
3) Independent402.0
4) No preference; against both parties1849.0
5) Liberal party70.3
6) Conservative party50.2
8) Don't know, no interest (apolitical)281.4
9) No answer924.5
10) American Independent30.1
11) Peace and Freedom130.6
12) Communist parties (CPA; PLP; Socialist Workers)60.3
13) Other minor party10.0
Missing1454
Total2042100.0
242) (G1, G2, G3) In politics, how do you consider yourself? (CONSRVTV)
 TOTAL%
1) Very liberal22111.3
2) Not specified33717.3
3) Not specified50325.8
4) Not specified48324.8
5) Not specified23111.9
6) Very conservative1738.9
Missing1548
Total1948100.0
243) (G1, G2, G3) During the past year or so, were you: (check as many as apply) a registered voter? (REGVOTER)
 TOTAL%
0) No65131.9
1) Yes139268.1
Missing1453
Total2043100.0
244) (G1, G2, G3) In the past year were you a voter in election (state, national, or local)? (VOTER)
 TOTAL%
0) No100949.4
1) Yes103450.6
Missing1453
Total2043100.0
245) (G1, G2, G3) In the past year were you a worker for some politically oriented cause (or political party)? (POLITWKR)
 TOTAL%
0) No187791.9
1) Yes1668.1
Missing1453
Total2043100.0
246) (G1, G2, G3) In the past year were you a political office holder (which?) (POLOFFCR)
 TOTAL%
0) No203399.5
1) Yes100.5
Missing1453
Total2043100.0
247) (G1, G2, G3) What is your day of birth? Month (DOB_MO)
 TOTAL%
1) January1547.6
2) February1286.3
3) March1678.2
4) April1849.0
5) May1818.9
6) June1437.0
7) July1768.6
8) August1889.2
9) September1899.3
10) October1919.4
11) November1768.6
12) December1607.9
Missing1459
Total2037100.0
248) (G1, G2, G3) What is your date of birth? Day (DOB_DAY)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total203515.818.76
249) (G1, G2, G3) What is your day of birth? Year (DOB_YR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total203736.7422.27
250) (G1, G2, G3) Is there anything else you'd like to comment on, things about family or your opinions that were not covered in the questionnaire? (COMMENTS)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent answered this question28013.7
2) Respondent did not answer this question176486.3
Missing1452
Total2044100.0
251) (G1, G2, G3) What was your general reaction to this survey? Was it -- interesting? (REACTN1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all683.6
2) Somewhat1407.5
3) Fairly72038.4
4) Very much94550.5
Missing1623
Total1873100.0
252) (G1, G2, G3) What was your general reaction to this survey? Was it -- tiresome? (REACTN2)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all67542.0
2) Somewhat49630.8
3) Fairly33020.5
4) Very much1076.7
Missing1888
Total1608100.0
253) (G1, G2, G3) What was your general reaction to this survey? Was it -- confusing? (REACTN3)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all69643.2
2) Somewhat51131.7
3) Fairly32720.3
4) Very much764.7
Missing1886
Total1610100.0
254) (G1, G2, G3) What was your general reaction to this survey? Was it -- too long? (REACTN4)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all68141.8
2) Somewhat41225.3
3) Fairly35021.5
4) Very much18711.5
Missing1866
Total1630100.0
255) (G1, G2, G3) What was your general reaction to this survey? Was it -- worth your time to fill out? (REACTN5)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all824.7
2) Somewhat1709.8
3) Fairly55532.1
4) Very much92453.4
Missing1765
Total1731100.0
256) (G1, G2, G3) Do you have any suggestions for making this a better study? (SUGGSTN)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent answered this question39119.1
2) Respondent did not answer this question165380.9
Missing1452
Total2044100.0
257) (G1, G2, G3) Would you like to receive a brief report of the study findings? (RECVRPT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes191993.9
2) No1256.1
Missing1452
Total2044100.0
258) (G2, G3) Are your natural parents living? (PARLIVNG)
 TOTAL%
1) Both living118577.7
2) Both deceased865.6
3) Father living875.7
4) Mother living16811.0
Missing1970
Total1526100.0
259) (G2, G3) IF BOTH of your natural parents are living: Have they remained married to each other? (PARMARRD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes96781.6
2) No, divorced and both have remarried12210.3
3) No, divorced and neither has remarried262.2
4) No, divorced and father has remarried453.8
5) No, divorced and mother has remarried252.1
Missing2311
Total1185100.0
260) (G2, G3) How long ago did these things happen? [Year natural parents divorced] (YRPARDIV)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total20257.669.88
261) (G2, G3) How long ago did these things happen? [Year mother remarried] (YRMOMREM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4261.606.20
262) (G2, G3) How long ago did these things happen? [Year father remarried] (YRDADREM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4764.705.77
263) (G2, G3) IF ONE of your natural parents is deceased, is your: (WHOSDEAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Mother deceased, father remarried563.9
2) Mother deceased, father has not remarried332.3
3) Father deceased, mother remarried745.1
4) Father deceased, mother has not remarried926.4
5) Does not apply (both parents living)118582.3
Missing2056
Total1440100.0
264) (G2, G3) [Is one of your natural parents is deceased] How long ago did these things happen? Mother: year of death (YRMDIED)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8857.7111.60
265) (G2, G3) [Is one of your natural parents is deceased] How long ago did these things happen? Father: year of death (YRFDIED)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total12857.0613.08
266) (G2, G3) [Natural parents remained married?] How long ago did these things happen? [Survivor remarried] (YRSRVREM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total152897.169.38
267) (G2, G3) Were you brought up by both of your natural parents? (If not, by whom; for how long?)[By whom - male adult] (MRAISED)
 TOTAL%
0) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]133790.2
1) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]422.8
2) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]775.2
3) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]10.1
4) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]110.7
5) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]40.3
6) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]40.3
7) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]30.2
8) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]40.3
Missing2013
Total1483100.0
268) (G2, G3) Were you brought up by both of your natural parents? (If not, by whom; for how long?)[By whom - female adult] (FRAISED)
 TOTAL%
0) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]128385.8
1) Natural mother15010.0
2) Step-mother, wife of natural father271.8
4) Grandmother181.2
5) Aunt90.6
6) Other relative20.1
7) Non-relative40.3
8) Brought up by someone else, or no response to 'by whom'30.2
Missing2000
Total1496100.0
269) (G2, G3) [If not raised by both natural parents] [How long?] (YRBOTBNP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total16351.6412.74
270) (G2, G3) We are interested in finding out what kinds of things people do with their families. (If one of the relatives we ask about in this section is deceased, just skip the question. If your answer is for a step-parent, please write 'step' at the beginning of the section.) (STEPDAD)
 TOTAL%
0) Did not write 'step' at the beginning of the section113890.6
1) Wrote 'step' at the beginning or the section1189.4
Missing2240
Total1256100.0
271) (G2, G3) WITH YOUR FATHER: How often do you do the following? (Put an 'x' on the right box) Recreation outside the home (movies, picnics, swimming, trips, hunting, etc.) (FAS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never39432.1
2) About once a year25921.1
3) Several times a year33627.4
4) Every other month or so816.6
5) About once a month947.7
6) About once a week514.2
7) Several times a week121.0
8) Almost every day10.1
Missing2268
Total1228100.0
272) (G2, G3) How often do you do this with father? Brief visits for conversation [Father] (FAS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never15813.0
2) About once a year715.9
3) Several times a year18415.2
4) Every other month or so715.9
5) About once a month20116.6
6) About once a week23219.1
7) Several times a week14812.2
8) Almost every day14712.1
Missing2284
Total1212100.0
273) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with father? Family gatherings like reunions or holiday dinners where a lot of family members get together [Father] (FAS3)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never21317.2
2) About once a year31625.5
3) Several times a year51942.0
4) Every other month or so1068.6
5) About once a month685.5
6) About once a week131.1
8) Almost every day20.2
Missing2259
Total1237100.0
274) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with father? Small family gatherings for special occasions like birthdays or anniversaries [Father] (FAS4)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never22118.1
2) About once a year15312.5
3) Several times a year56746.4
4) Every other month or so16813.7
5) About once a month1008.2
6) About once a week100.8
8) Almost every day30.2
Missing2274
Total1222100.0
275) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with father? Talking over things that are important to you [Father] (FAS5)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never34728.3
2) About once a year1098.9
3) Several times a year26821.9
4) Every other month or so998.1
5) About once a month14411.8
6) About once a week14712.0
7) Several times a week655.3
8) Almost every day463.8
Missing2271
Total1225100.0
276) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with father? Religious activities of any kind [Father] (FAS6)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never84669.3
2) About once a year1199.7
3) Several times a year1018.3
4) Every other month or so90.7
5) About once a month383.1
6) About once a week806.6
7) Several times a week191.6
8) Almost every day90.7
Missing2275
Total1221100.0
277) (G2, G3) How often do you do this with father? Writing letters [Father] (FAS7)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never80266.4
2) About once a year705.8
3) Several times a year1078.9
4) Every other month or so574.7
5) About once a month847.0
6) About once a week796.5
7) Several times a week70.6
8) Almost every day20.2
Missing2288
Total1208100.0
278) (G2, G3) How often do you do this with father? Telephoning each other [Father] (FAS8)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never38031.2
2) About once a year453.7
3) Several times a year17214.1
4) Every other month or so978.0
5) About once a month20717.0
6) About once a week16713.7
7) Several times a week917.5
8) Almost every day584.8
Missing2279
Total1217100.0
279) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with father? Dinner together [Father] (FAS9)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never21917.8
2) About once a year937.6
3) Several times a year25921.1
4) Every other month or so1028.3
5) About once a month15612.7
6) About once a week998.0
7) Several times a week665.4
8) Almost every day23619.2
Missing2266
Total1230100.0
280) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with father? Gift exchange [Father] (FAS10)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never897.1
2) About once a year36329.1
3) Several times a year75260.3
4) Every other month or so292.3
5) About once a month90.7
6) About once a week20.2
7) Several times a week20.2
8) Almost every day10.1
Missing2249
Total1247100.0
281) (G2, G3) [Things people do with their families] WITH YOUR FATHER: How often do you do the following? (Put an 'x' in the right box) You helping him out with chores or errands. (FAS11)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never34628.2
2) About once a year1068.7
3) Several times a year28022.9
4) Every other month or so846.9
5) About once a month1028.3
6) About once a week12610.3
7) Several times a week1119.1
8) Almost every day705.7
Missing2271
Total1225100.0
282) (G2, G3) WITH YOUR FATHER: How often do you do the following? (Put an 'x' in the right box) Him helping you out with chores or errands. (FAS12)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never42634.8
2) About once a year1068.7
3) Several times a year26821.9
4) Every other month or so715.8
5) About once a month1109.0
6) About once a week1189.6
7) Several times a week746.1
8) Almost every day504.1
Missing2273
Total1223100.0
283) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with father? Other (Write in): (FAS13)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked144894.8
1) Checked805.2
Missing1968
Total1528100.0
284) (G2, G3) How many miles do you live from your father? (FMILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1213319.38786.78
285) (G2, G3) We are interested in finding out what kinds of things people do with their families. (If one of the relatives we ask about in this section is deceased, just skip the question. If your answer is for a step-parent, please write 'step' at the beginning of the section.) (STEPMOM)
 TOTAL%
0) Did not write 'step' at the beginning of the section126894.1
1) Wrote 'step' at the beginning of section795.9
Missing2149
Total1347100.0
286) (G2, G3) WITH YOUR MOTHER: How often do you do the following? (Put an 'x' in the right box) Recreation outside the home (movies, picnics, swimming, trips, hunting, etc.) (MAS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never41831.6
2) About once a year26920.3
3) Several times a year35126.5
4) Every other month or so846.3
5) About once a month1188.9
6) About once a week665.0
7) Several times a week171.3
8) Almost every day10.1
Missing2172
Total1324100.0
287) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with mother? Brief visits for conversation (MAS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never14911.4
2) About once a year745.6
3) Several times a year17713.5
4) Every other month or so896.8
5) About once a month17313.2
6) About once a week25319.3
7) Several times a week15812.0
8) Almost every day23918.2
Missing2184
Total1312100.0
288) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with mother? Family gatherings like reunions or holiday dinners where a lot of family members get together [Mother] (MAS3)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never21015.9
2) About once a year32224.4
3) Several times a year57343.4
4) Every other month or so1259.5
5) About once a month695.2
6) About once a week161.2
7) Several times a week10.1
8) Almost every day30.2
Missing2177
Total1319100.0
289) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with mother? Small family gatherings for special occasions like birthdays or Anniversaries [Mother] (MAS4)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never21916.7
2) About once a year18013.7
3) Several times a year60846.2
4) Every other month or so17813.5
5) About once a month1148.7
6) About once a week120.9
7) Several times a week20.2
8) Almost every day20.2
Missing2181
Total1315100.0
290) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with mother? Talking over things that are important to you [Mother] (MAS5)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never26820.3
2) About once a year896.7
3) Several times a year25219.1
4) Every other month or so1027.7
5) About once a month16412.4
6) About once a week20115.2
7) Several times a week13310.1
8) Almost every day1108.3
Missing2177
Total1319100.0
291) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with mother? Religious activities of any kind [Mother] (MAS6)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never83864.1
2) About once a year15011.5
3) Several times a year1279.7
4) Every other month or so241.8
5) About once a month382.9
6) About once a week967.3
7) Several times a week211.6
8) Almost every day131.0
Missing2189
Total1307100.0
292) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with mother? Writing letters [Mother] (MAS7)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never81963.4
2) About once a year665.1
3) Several times a year1169.0
4) Every other month or so534.1
5) About once a month1239.5
6) About once a week987.6
7) Several times a week110.9
8) Almost every day50.4
Missing2205
Total1291100.0
293) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with mother? Telephoning each other [Mother] (MAS8)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never28621.9
2) About once a year453.5
3) Several times a year15812.1
4) Every other month or so917.0
5) About once a month20916.0
6) About once a week24318.6
7) Several times a week15411.8
8) Almost every day1179.0
Missing2193
Total1303100.0
294) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with mother? Dinner together [Mother] (MAS9)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never20815.9
2) About once a year1007.6
3) Several times a year27120.7
4) Every other month or so1098.3
5) About once a month17013.0
6) About once a week1027.8
7) Several times a week655.0
8) Almost every day28721.9
Missing2184
Total1312100.0
295) (G2, G3) How often do you do the following with mother? Gift exchange [Mother] (MAS10)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never795.9
2) About once a year32624.5
3) Several times a year84863.8
4) Every other month or so423.2
5) About once a month272.0
6) About once a week30.2
7) Several times a week20.2
8) Almost every day20.2
Missing2167
Total1329100.0
296) (G2, G3) [Things people do with their families] WITH YOUR MOTHER: How often do you do the following? (Put an 'x' in the right box) You helping her out with chores or errands. (MAS11)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never28621.9
2) About once a year987.5
3) Several times a year26720.4
4) Every other month or so775.9
5) About once a month1068.1
6) About once a week14310.9
7) Several times a week15712.0
8) Almost every day17213.2
Missing2190
Total1306100.0
297) (G2, G3) WITH YOUR MOTHER: How often do you do the following? (Put an 'x' in the right box) Her helping you out with chores or errands. (MAS12)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never40330.9
2) About once a year1068.1
3) Several times a year24018.4
4) Every other month or so644.9
5) About once a month1048.0
6) About once a week13210.1
7) Several times a week13010.0
8) Almost every day1269.7
Missing2191
Total1305100.0
298) (G2, G3) [How often do you do the following with mother?] Other (Write in): [Mother] (MAS13)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked146395.7
1) Checked654.3
Missing1968
Total1528100.0
299) (G2, G3) How many miles do you live from your mother? (MMILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1304323.85818.65
300) (G2, G3) In the past year have you given your parents any financial assistance? (EXCH1)
 TOTAL%
1) No, not at all115982.5
2) Infrequently21715.4
3) Regularly -- I partially support them282.0
4) Regularly -- they get most of their support from me10.1
Missing2091
Total1405100.0
301) (G2, G3) Which parent? (EXCH2)
 TOTAL%
1) Father177.1
2) Mother8736.4
3) Both parents together13556.5
Missing3257
Total239100.0
302) (G2, G3) In the past year have you received any financial assistance from your parents? (EXCH3)
 TOTAL%
1) No, not at all69449.5
2) Infrequently29320.9
3) Regularly -- he or she partially supports me1279.1
4) Regularly -- I get most of my support from him or her28720.5
Missing2095
Total1401100.0
303) (G2, G3) Which parent? [Have you received financial assistance from in the past year] (EXCH4)
 TOTAL%
1) Father7611.7
2) Mother8212.6
3) Both parents together49475.8
Missing2844
Total652100.0
304) (G2, G3) [See MAF1][How well does this parent understand you] FATHER (FAF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well947.5
2) Not too well997.9
3) Somewhat well20716.5
4) Pretty well46837.4
5) Very well28823.0
6) Extremely well977.7
Missing2243
Total1253100.0
305) (G2, G3) [How much you feel your parents trust you] FATHER (FAF2)
 TOTAL%
1) Not much332.6
2) Not too much342.7
3) Some796.3
4) Pretty much23118.4
5) Very much41833.3
6) Extremely much46036.7
Missing2241
Total1255100.0
306) (G2, G3) [How fair your parents are toward you] FATHER (FAF3)
 TOTAL%
1) Not fair262.1
2) Not too fair524.2
3) Fair15712.5
4) Pretty fair19615.6
5) Very fair41232.9
6) Extremely fair41032.7
Missing2243
Total1253100.0
307) (G2, G3) [How much respect you feel from your parents] FATHER (FAF4)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all221.8
2) Not too much655.2
3) Some1229.7
4) Pretty much22518.0
5) Very much40632.4
6) Extremely much41333.0
Missing2243
Total1253100.0
308) (G2, G3) [How much affection your parents have for you] FATHER (FAF5)
 TOTAL%
1) Very little322.6
2) Not too much453.6
3) Some997.9
4) Pretty much16513.2
5) Very much33526.7
6) Extremely much57746.0
Missing2243
Total1253100.0
309) (G2, G3) [How well do you understand this parent] FATHER (FAF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well373.0
2) Not too well957.6
3) Somewhat well13710.9
4) Pretty well41533.1
5) Very well41933.4
6) Extremely well15012.0
Missing2243
Total1253100.0
310) (G2, G3) [How much you trust your parents] FATHER (FAF7)
 TOTAL%
1) Not much221.8
2) Not too much231.8
3) Some554.4
4) Pretty much15212.1
5) Very much33726.9
6) Extremely much66653.1
Missing2241
Total1255100.0
311) (G2, G3) [How fair you are toward your parents] FATHER (FAF8)
 TOTAL%
1) Not fair110.9
2) Not too fair362.9
3) Fair15712.5
4) Pretty fair41933.5
5) Very fair42333.8
6) Extremely fair20516.4
Missing2245
Total1251100.0
312) (G2, G3) [How much do you respect your parents] FATHER (FAF9)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all131.0
2) Not too much453.6
3) Some806.4
4) Pretty much14711.7
5) Very much35828.6
6) Extremely much60948.6
Missing2244
Total1252100.0
313) (G2, G3) [How much affection you feel toward parent] FATHER (FAF10)
 TOTAL%
1) Very little312.5
2) Not too much413.3
3) Some1048.3
4) Pretty much17513.9
5) Very much33326.5
6) Extremely much57145.5
Missing2241
Total1255100.0
314) (G2, G3) Taking everything into consideration, how close do you feel is the relationship between you and your parents? FATHER (FAF11)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close796.3
2) Not too close897.1
3) Somewhat close19015.2
4) Pretty close32325.8
5) Very close33226.5
6) Extremely close23819.0
Missing2245
Total1251100.0
315) (G2, G3) [Communication with parents] FATHER (DADCOMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Not good1068.5
2) Not too good13711.0
3) Somewhat good17413.9
4) Pretty good33726.9
5) Very good30124.1
6) Extremely good19615.7
Missing2245
Total1251100.0
316) (G2, G3) [Similarity of your opinions and values with] FATHER (DADSIMLR)
 TOTAL%
1) Different14011.2
2) Not too similar15112.1
3) Some26921.6
4) Pretty similar41132.9
5) Very similar21317.1
6) Extremely similar625.0
8) Don't know20.2
Missing2248
Total1248100.0
317) (G2, G3) How often do you do things together with your: FATHER (DOWTHDAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Seldom28022.5
2) Not too often25520.5
3) Some26020.9
4) Pretty often30824.7
5) Very often1139.1
6) Extremely often302.4
Missing2250
Total1246100.0
318) (G2, G3) [Get along with this parent] FATHER (FAF12)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well282.2
2) Not too well292.3
3) Somewhat1028.2
4) Pretty well32726.3
5) Very well45836.8
6) Extremely well30124.2
Missing2251
Total1245100.0
319) (G2, G3) How well do you feel your parents understand you? MOTHER (MAF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well574.3
2) Not too well967.2
3) Somewhat18313.7
4) Pretty well47135.1
5) Very well38128.4
6) Extremely well15211.3
Missing2156
Total1340100.0
320) (G2, G3) How well do you feel your parents trust you? MOTHER (MAF2)
 TOTAL%
1) Not much352.6
2) Not too much272.0
3) Some755.6
4) Pretty much26319.6
5) Very much44232.9
6) Extremely much50137.3
Missing2153
Total1343100.0
321) (G2, G3) How fair do you feel your parents are toward you? MOTHER (MAF3)
 TOTAL%
1) Not fair231.7
2) Not too fair483.6
3) Fair14510.8
4) Pretty fair23617.6
5) Very fair45133.6
6) Extremely fair43932.7
Missing2154
Total1342100.0
322) (G2, G3) How much respect do you feel from your parents? MOTHER (MAF4)
 TOTAL%
1) None at all171.3
2) Not too much463.4
3) Some1219.0
4) Pretty much27820.7
5) Very much43032.1
6) Extremely much44933.5
Missing2155
Total1341100.0
323) (G2, G3) How much affection do you feel your parents have for you? MOTHER (MAF5)
 TOTAL%
1) Very little191.4
2) Not too much161.2
3) Some765.7
4) Pretty much17112.7
5) Very much38528.7
6) Extremely much67650.3
Missing2153
Total1343100.0
324) (G2, G3) How well do you understand them? MOTHER (MAF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well211.6
2) Not too well725.4
3) Somewhat1208.9
4) Pretty well41530.9
5) Very well50037.3
6) Extremely well21315.9
Missing2155
Total1341100.0
325) (G2, G3) How much do you TRUST your parents? MOTHER (MAF7)
 TOTAL%
1) Not much261.9
2) Not too much211.6
3) Some574.2
4) Pretty much17513.0
5) Very much35626.5
6) Extremely much70752.7
Missing2154
Total1342100.0
326) (G2, G3) How FAIR do you feel you are toward your parents? MOTHER (MAF8)
 TOTAL%
1) Not fair100.7
2) A little423.1
3) Fair14410.8
4) Pretty fair45934.3
5) Very fair46534.8
6) Extremely fair21716.2
Missing2159
Total1337100.0
327) (G2, G3) How much do you RESPECT your parents? MOTHER (MAF9)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all161.2
2) Not too much292.2
3) Some765.7
4) Pretty much18613.9
5) Very much41530.9
6) Extremely much61946.2
Missing2155
Total1341100.0
328) (G2, G3) How much AFFECTION do you feel toward your parent? MOTHER (MAF10)
 TOTAL%
1) Very little201.5
2) Not too much312.3
3) Some866.4
4) Pretty much19214.3
5) Very much38628.8
6) Extremely much62746.7
Missing2154
Total1342100.0
329) (G2, G3) Taking everything into consideration, how close do you feel is the relationship between you and your parents? MOTHER (MAF11)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close433.2
2) Not too close675.0
3) Somewhat close15111.2
4) Pretty close33124.6
5) Very close43832.6
6) Extremely close31323.3
Missing2153
Total1343100.0
330) (G2, G3) How is communication between yourself and your parents -- how well can you exchange ideas or talk about things that really concern you? MOTHER (MOMCOMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Not good664.9
2) Not too good987.3
3) Some17413.0
4) Pretty good34225.5
5) Very good39529.5
6) Extremely good26619.8
Missing2155
Total1341100.0
331) (G2, G3) In general, how similar are your views about life to those of your: MOTHER (MOMSIMLR)
 TOTAL%
1) Different1249.2
2) Not too similar14410.7
3) Somewhat similar28020.9
4) Pretty similar47035.0
5) Very similar26019.4
6) Extremely similar634.7
Missing2155
Total1341100.0
332) (G2, G3) How often do you do things together with your: MOTHER (DOWTHMOM)
 TOTAL%
1) Seldom22917.2
2) Not too often22717.0
3) Some31523.6
4) Pretty often35226.4
5) Very often15811.8
6) Extremely often544.0
Missing2161
Total1335100.0
333) (G2, G3) Generally, how well do you and your parents get along together? MOTHER (MAF12)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well251.9
2) Not too well372.8
3) Somewhat977.2
4) Pretty well35626.6
5) Very well49036.6
6) Extremely well33424.9
Missing2157
Total1339100.0
334) (G2, G3) Is there anything else regarding relations between you and your parents that has not been covered in these questions? (MOREPARS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes26218.3
2) No117381.7
Missing2061
Total1435100.0
335) (G2) What are the three or four things you disagree about most with your parents (even if not openly discussed)? (G3) In all families there are disagreements from time-to time. What are the three or four things that you disagree about most with your parents (even if not openly discussed)? (PARDIS1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total128153.0026.29
336) (G2, G3) [Things you disagree about most with your parents] [THEME 2] (PARDIS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total91050.7027.57
337) (G2, G3) [Things you disagree about most with your parents] [THEME 3] (PARDIS3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total57750.8825.10
338) (G2, G3) [Things you disagree about most with your parents] [THEME 4] (PARDIS4)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total12751.6227.30
339) (G2, G3) [How far do you live from in-laws if living?] Father-in-law: [blank] miles from me (FLAWMILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14906,174.174,691.05
340) (G2, G3) Are your in-laws living? If yes, how far do you live from them? Mother-in-law: [blank] miles from me (MLAWMILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14925,730.844,755.33
341) (G2, G3) When you see your parents outside your own home, is your spouse generally with you? (SP2YRPAR)
 TOTAL%
1) Hardly ever with me233.0
2) Usually not with me425.4
3) With me about half the time10313.3
4) Usually with me19925.7
5) Almost always with me38449.7
6) The question does not apply; I never see my parents222.8
Missing2723
Total773100.0
342) (G2, G3) When your spouse visits with his or her parents outside your own home, are you generally with him/her? (U2SPSPAR)
 TOTAL%
1) Hardly ever202.7
2) Not usually385.1
3) I go with him or her about half the time7810.4
4) Usually I go15520.7
5) Almost always I go42556.7
6) The question does not apply; my spouse never sees his or her [parents]344.5
Missing2746
Total750100.0
343) (G2, G3) With whom do you and your spouse generally celebrate holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving? (HOLIDAYS)
 TOTAL%
1) Usually with my parents18522.3
2) Sometimes with my parents; sometimes with my in-laws22727.4
3) Usually with my in-laws16620.0
4) Usually with neither set of parents10012.1
5) Other (please explain)9511.5
6) Both sets of parents together485.8
7) With each set of parents separately81.0
Missing2667
Total829100.0
344) (G2, G3) Taking everything into consideration, how close do you feel is the relationship between you and your parents-in-law? Father-in-law: (FLAWAF11)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close528.4
2) Not too close8914.4
3) Somewhat close12720.5
4) Pretty close22035.5
5) Very close10116.3
6) Extremely close294.7
8) Don't know/can't decide20.3
Missing2876
Total620100.0
345) (G2, G3) How is communication between yourself and your in-laws -- how well can you exchange ideas or talk about things that really concern you? Father-in-law: (FLAWCOMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Not good619.9
2) Not too good7912.8
3) Some12019.4
4) Pretty good20332.9
5) Very good11218.2
6) Extremely good426.8
Missing2879
Total617100.0
346) (G2, G3) In general, how similar are your views about life to those of your? Father-in-law: (FLAWSIML)
 TOTAL%
1) Different7211.7
2) Not too similar10416.9
3) Some14723.9
4) Pretty similar20132.7
5) Very similar6811.1
6) Extremely similar142.3
8) Don't know/can't decide91.5
Missing2881
Total615100.0
347) (G2, G3) How often do you do things together with your: father-in-law? (DOWFLAW)
 TOTAL%
1) Seldom18129.7
2) Not too often12520.5
3) Some14824.3
4) Pretty often12320.2
5) Very often284.6
6) Extremely often40.7
8) Don't know/can't decide10.2
Missing2886
Total610100.0
348) (G2, G3) Generally, how well do you and your in-laws get along together? Your father-in-law: (FLAWAF12)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well122.0
2) Not too well122.0
3) Somewhat386.2
4) Pretty well21034.1
5) Very well25040.7
6) Extremely well9014.6
8) Don't know/can't decide30.5
Missing2881
Total615100.0
349) (G2, G3) How well do you think your in-laws understand you? Father-in-law (FLAWAF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well355.7
2) Not too well6410.4
3) Somewhat11719.0
4) Pretty well25841.9
5) Very well10717.4
6) Extremely well294.7
8) Don't know/can't decide61.0
Missing2880
Total616100.0
350) (G2, G3) How well do you think you understand them? Father-in-law: (FLAWAF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well172.8
2) Not too well426.8
3) Somewhat8613.9
4) Pretty well29948.4
5) Very well13521.8
6) Extremely well355.7
8) Don't know/can't decide40.6
Missing2878
Total618100.0
351) (G2, G3) Taking everything into consideration, how close do you feel is the relationship between you and your parents-in-law? Mother-in-law: (MLAWAF11)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close598.5
2) Not too close8712.6
3) Somewhat close14220.5
4) Pretty close24034.7
5) Very close12417.9
6) Extremely close385.5
8) Don't know/can't decide20.3
Missing2804
Total692100.0
352) (G2, G3) How is communication between yourself and your in-laws -- how well can you exchange ideas or talk about things that really concern you? Mother-in-law: (MLAWCOMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Not good7110.3
2) Not too good7510.9
3) Some11817.2
4) Pretty good23634.4
5) Very good13519.7
6) Extremely good517.4
8) Don't know/can't decide10.1
Missing2809
Total687100.0
353) (G2, G3) In general, how similar are your views about life to those of your: Mother-in-law: (MLAWSIML)
 TOTAL%
1) Different8011.6
2) Not too similar9413.6
3) Some17225.0
4) Pretty similar23634.3
5) Very similar8211.9
6) Extremely similar162.3
8) Don't know/can't decide91.3
Missing2807
Total689100.0
354) (G2, G3) How often do you do things together with your: Mother-in-law: (DOWMLAW)
 TOTAL%
1) Seldom18627.4
2) Not too often14020.6
3) Some18026.5
4) Pretty often13820.3
5) Very often304.4
6) Extremely often60.9
Missing2816
Total680100.0
355) (G2, G3) Generally, how well do you and your in-laws get along together? Your mother-in-law: (MLAWAF12)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well243.5
2) Not too well111.6
3) Somewhat527.6
4) Pretty well22032.0
5) Very well27940.6
6) Extremely well9914.4
8) Don't know/can't decide20.3
Missing2809
Total687100.0
356) (G2, G3) How well do you think your in-laws understand you? Mother-in-law: (MLAWAF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well476.8
2) Not too well558.0
3) Some13920.2
4) Pretty well29643.0
5) Very well11016.0
6) Extremely well365.2
8) Don't know/can't decide50.7
Missing2808
Total688100.0
357) (G2, G3) How well do you think you understand them? Mother-in-law: (MLAWAF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well223.2
2) Not too well334.8
3) Some10315.0
4) Pretty well33949.3
5) Very well14320.8
6) Extremely well456.6
8) Don't know/can't decide20.3
Missing2809
Total687100.0
358) (G2, G3) Is there anything else about your relations with in-laws that hasn't been covered in these questions? (Use the space below) (MOREINLW)
 TOTAL%
1) Comment17423.2
2) No comment57776.8
Missing2745
Total751100.0
359) (G2) We have asked you your own opinions about a number of subjects. Now we would like you to respond (agree/disagree) to some statements as you think your child and as your parents would. You may not know some of their opinions, but please answer anyway as best you can. (Circle what you think they would say). Again, we're asking the opinions of the child we indicated earlier. If either parent is deceased, skip that part: write 'step' to the left of the first question if you answers are for a stepchild or step-parent. (G3) We have asked you your own opinions about a number of subjects. Now we would like you to respond (agree/disagree) to some statements as you think your parents would. You may not know some of their opinions, but please answer anyway as best you can. (Circle what you think they would say). Social pressure, such as civil disobedience, should not be used to bring about social change in our country. Father's opinion: (DADOPS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree12810.5
2) Not specified14311.7
3) Not specified33127.1
4) Agree61850.7
Missing2276
Total1220100.0
360) (G2, G3) Marriage, even when there are children, should be entirely a personal commitment which can be dissolved at the will of either party without interference from religion or law. Father's opinion: (DADOPS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree63151.0
2) Not specified23819.2
3) Not specified18915.3
4) Agree17914.5
Missing2259
Total1237100.0
361) (G2, G3) The young person who lives at home should take on many of the everyday household chores and responsibilities. Father's opinion: (DADOPS3)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree231.9
2) Not specified393.1
3) Not specified31625.5
4) Agree86269.5
Missing2256
Total1240100.0
362) (G2, G3) It is a man's duty to work; it is sinful to be idle. Father's opinion: (DADOPS4)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree423.4
2) Not specified1068.6
3) Not specified35929.0
4) Agree73259.1
Missing2257
Total1239100.0
363) (G2, G3) I find I can really relate to people only when they are close to my own age. Father's opinion: (DADOPS5)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree35128.4
2) Not specified37030.0
3) Not specified34928.3
4) Agree16513.4
Missing2261
Total1235100.0
364) (G2, G3) Sex between two people should depend on how they feel about each other; marriage need not have anything to do with it. Father's opinion: (DADOPS6)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree69356.0
2) Not specified25420.5
3) Not specified16913.7
4) Agree1229.9
Missing2258
Total1238100.0
365) (G2, G3) The United States should be ready to answer any challenge to its power, anywhere in the world. Father's opinion: (DADOPS7)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree13611.1
2) Not specified21317.3
3) Not specified37830.8
4) Agree50240.8
Missing2267
Total1229100.0
366) (G2, G3) The way a person dresses should be entirely his own choice and not a family matter. Father's opinion: (DADOPS8)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree28322.8
2) Not specified45036.3
3) Not specified34828.1
4) Agree15812.8
Missing2257
Total1239100.0
367) (G2, G3) It's better to stick by what you have than to be trying new things you don't really know about. Father's opinion: (DADOPS9)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree20716.8
2) Not specified34928.3
3) Not specified43135.0
4) Agree24620.0
Missing2263
Total1233100.0
368) (G2, G3) Negroes are pushing harder and faster than they have a right to. Father's opinion: (DADOPS10)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree16413.3
2) Not specified25420.6
3) Not specified39932.4
4) Agree41533.7
Missing2264
Total1232100.0
369) (G2, G3) Our country has prospered and become great because of the freedom of large corporations from governmental interference. Father's opinion: (DADOPS11)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree17014.1
2) Not specified28223.4
3) Not specified47939.7
4) Agree27622.9
Missing2289
Total1207100.0
370) (G2, G3) Drugs should be used only for their medicinal properties, and not for the experiences or enjoyment they provide. Father's opinion: (DADOPS12)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree211.7
2) Not specified191.5
3) Not specified554.4
4) Agree114392.3
Missing2258
Total1238100.0
371) (G2, G3) Work provides the best opportunity to be creative; a person can express his skills and talent in his work. Father's opinion: (DADOPS13)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree383.1
2) Not specified1139.1
3) Not specified43535.1
4) Agree65352.7
Missing2257
Total1239100.0
372) (G2, G3) College students who break the law during campus demonstrations should be given the strongest punishment possible by law. Father's opinion: (DADOPS14)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree887.1
2) Not specified25820.9
3) Not specified35528.7
4) Agree53643.3
Missing2259
Total1237100.0
373) (G2, G3) The most important task facing our society today is to maintain law and order. Father's opinion: (DADOPS15)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree625.0
2) Not specified17714.3
3) Not specified45436.8
4) Agree54243.9
Missing2261
Total1235100.0
374) (G2, G3) Smoking marijuana is relatively harmless. Father's opinion: (DADOPS16)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree82666.8
2) Not specified23719.2
3) Not specified1038.3
4) Agree715.7
Missing2259
Total1237100.0
375) (G2, G3) Negroes are asking for special treatment from whites to which they are not entitled. Father's opinion: (DADOPS17)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree18214.9
2) Not specified27622.6
3) Not specified38231.2
4) Agree38331.3
Missing2273
Total1223100.0
376) (G2, G3) If you start trying to change things very much, you usually make them worse. Father's opinion: (DADOPS18)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree18515.0
2) Not specified41633.8
3) Not specified42134.2
4) Agree20917.0
Missing2265
Total1231100.0
377) (G2, G3) A person should talk over important life decisions [such as marriage, employment, and residence] with family members before taking action. Father's opinion: (DADOPS19)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree463.7
2) Not specified856.9
3) Not specified40432.7
4) Agree70056.7
Missing2261
Total1235100.0
378) (G2, G3) We should not be drawn into quarrels between foreign governments. Father's opinion: (DADOPS20)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree494.0
2) Not specified19716.0
3) Not specified50741.3
4) Agree47538.7
Missing2268
Total1228100.0
379) (G2, G3) Play and leisure are important, but only after work is done. Father's opinion: (DADOPS21)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree292.3
2) Not specified766.1
3) Not specified33827.3
4) Agree79464.2
Missing2259
Total1237100.0
380) (G2, G3) If a person finds that the life-style he has chosen runs so against his family's values that conflict develops, he should change. Father's opinion: (DADOPS22)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1199.6
2) Not specified21317.2
3) Not specified51041.3
4) Agree39431.9
Missing2260
Total1236100.0
381) (G2, G3) Most people on welfare are lazy; they just won't do a good day's work and so cannot get hired. Father's opinion: (DADOPS23)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree12410.0
2) Not specified23218.7
3) Not specified39732.1
4) Agree48539.2
Missing2258
Total1238100.0
382) (G2, G3) Even different generations within the same family have problems communicating today because of the rapid change in values in our society. Father's opinion: (DADOPS24)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree756.1
2) Not specified19015.4
3) Not specified58247.2
4) Agree38731.4
Missing2262
Total1234100.0
383) (G2, G3) God exists in the form in which the Bible describes Him. Father's opinion: (DADOPS25)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree17414.4
2) Not specified18215.0
3) Not specified34928.8
4) Agree50641.8
Missing2285
Total1211100.0
384) (G2, G3) Social pressure, such as civil disobedience, should not be used to bring about social change in our country. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1219.3
2) Not specified19114.6
3) Not specified41631.9
4) Agree57644.2
Missing2192
Total1304100.0
385) (G2, G3) Marriage, even when there are children, should be entirely a personal commitment which can be dissolved at the will of either party without interference from religion or law. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree71553.9
2) Not specified23317.6
3) Not specified19414.6
4) Agree18513.9
Missing2169
Total1327100.0
386) (G2, G3) The young person who lives at home should take on many of the everyday household chores and responsibilities. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS3)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree292.2
2) Not specified503.8
3) Not specified37227.9
4) Agree88266.2
Missing2163
Total1333100.0
387) (G2, G3) It is a man's duty to work; it is sinful to be idle. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS4)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree352.6
2) Not specified1299.7
3) Not specified46535.0
4) Agree69952.6
Missing2168
Total1328100.0
388) (G2, G3) I find I can really relate to people only when they are close to my own age. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS5)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree42231.8
2) Not specified45534.3
3) Not specified32024.1
4) Agree1319.9
Missing2168
Total1328100.0
389) (G2, G3) Sex between two people should depend on how they feel about each other; marriage need not have anything to do with it. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS6)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree81261.1
2) Not specified25519.2
3) Not specified16712.6
4) Agree947.1
Missing2168
Total1328100.0
390) (G2, G3) The United States should be ready to answer any challenge to its power, anywhere in the world. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS7)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree15011.4
2) Not specified28821.8
3) Not specified50238.1
4) Agree37928.7
Missing2177
Total1319100.0
391) (G2, G3) The way a person dresses should be entirely his own choice and not a family matter. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS8)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree26820.1
2) Not specified48736.6
3) Not specified40130.1
4) Agree17513.1
Missing2165
Total1331100.0
392) (G2, G3) It's better to stick by what you have than to be trying new things you don't really know about. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS9)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree18313.8
2) Not specified40930.8
3) Not specified49637.4
4) Agree23817.9
Missing2170
Total1326100.0
393) (G2, G3) Negroes are pushing harder and faster than they have a right to. Mother's opinion: (MOMSOP10)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree21916.5
2) Not specified31223.5
3) Not specified44533.6
4) Agree34926.3
Missing2171
Total1325100.0
394) (G2, G3) Our country has prospered and become great because of the freedom of large corporations from governmental interference. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS11)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree15111.7
2) Not specified33425.8
3) Not specified57844.7
4) Agree23017.8
Missing2203
Total1293100.0
395) (G2, G3) Drugs should be used only for their medicinal properties, and not for the experiences or enjoyment they provide. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS12)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree191.4
2) Not specified241.8
3) Not specified795.9
4) Agree121090.8
Missing2164
Total1332100.0
396) (G2, G3) Work provides the best opportunity to be creative; a person can express his skills and talent in his work. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS13)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree352.6
2) Not specified1289.6
3) Not specified53540.2
4) Agree63347.6
Missing2165
Total1331100.0
397) (G2, G3) College students who break the law during campus demonstrations should be given the strongest punishment possible by law. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS14)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1057.9
2) Not specified31023.3
3) Not specified47235.5
4) Agree44233.3
Missing2167
Total1329100.0
398) (G2, G3) The most important task facing our society today is to maintain law and order. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS15)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree675.0
2) Not specified22917.2
3) Not specified51138.5
4) Agree52139.2
Missing2168
Total1328100.0
399) (G2, G3) Smoking marijuana is relatively harmless. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS16)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree90768.2
2) Not specified24518.4
3) Not specified1007.5
4) Agree775.8
Missing2167
Total1329100.0
400) (G2, G3) Negroes are asking for special treatment from whites to which they are not entitled. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS17)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree22617.2
2) Not specified34526.3
3) Not specified43232.9
4) Agree31123.7
Missing2182
Total1314100.0
401) (G2, G3) If you start trying to change things very much, you usually make them worse. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS18)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree19314.6
2) Not specified45034.1
3) Not specified49637.6
4) Agree18013.6
Missing2177
Total1319100.0
402) (G2, G3) A person should talk over important life decisions [such as marriage, employment, and residence] with family members before taking action. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS19)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree292.2
2) Not specified675.1
3) Not specified39930.1
4) Agree83162.7
Missing2170
Total1326100.0
403) (G2, G3) We should not be drawn into quarrels between foreign governments. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS20)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree302.3
2) Not specified16012.2
3) Not specified58344.3
4) Agree54341.3
Missing2180
Total1316100.0
404) (G2, G3) Play and leisure are important, but only after work is done. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS21)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree272.0
2) Not specified967.2
3) Not specified43732.9
4) Agree77057.9
Missing2166
Total1330100.0
405) (G2, G3) If a person finds that the life-style he has chosen runs so against his family's values that conflict develops, he should change. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS22)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1047.9
2) Not specified24918.8
3) Not specified56142.4
4) Agree40930.9
Missing2173
Total1323100.0
406) (G2, G3) Most people on welfare are lazy; they just won't do a good day's work and so cannot get hired. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS23)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree14210.7
2) Not specified30022.6
3) Not specified47235.6
4) Agree41231.1
Missing2170
Total1326100.0
407) (G2, G3) Even different generations within the same family have problems communicating today because of the rapid change in values in our society. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS24)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree826.2
2) Not specified22517.0
3) Not specified61946.7
4) Agree40030.2
Missing2170
Total1326100.0
408) (G2, G3) God exists in the form in which the Bible describes Him. Mother's opinion: (MOMOPS25)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree13610.4
2) Not specified15411.8
3) Not specified35627.3
4) Agree66050.5
Missing2190
Total1306100.0
409) (G1, G2) How many grandchildren do you have? Grandsons (NBRGSONS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total12111.662.54
410) (G1, G2) How many grandchildren do you have? Granddaughters (NBRGDTRS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total12111.672.54
411) (G1, G2) Whether or not you are working now, what kind of work were you doing when your children were in their teens? (TEENJOB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1217378.68350.78
412) (G1, G2) Socioeconomic index score of TEENJOB -- Occupation when children were in teens (TEENSEI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total91547.0322.56
413) (G2) 1st study child's relation to respondent and spouse (SC1REL)
 TOTAL%
1) The natural child of you and your current spouse58884.4
2) Your natural child but not your current spouse7110.2
3) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]385.5
Missing2799
Total697100.0
414) (G1) [Refers to kinds of activities done WITH YOUR CHILD] If your answer is for a step-child, please write 'step' at the beginning of the section. (C1ASTEP)
 TOTAL%
0) No47793.5
1) Yes336.5
Missing2986
Total510100.0
415) (G1) We are interested in finding out what kinds of things people do with their families. In this case, how often do you do the following kinds of things with your child -- the one we've named on the detachable slip of paper? (If your answer is for a step-child, please write 'step' at the beginning of the section.) (G2) Recreation outside the home (movies, picnics, swimming, trips, hunting, etc. We are interested in finding out what kinds of things people do with their families. (If one of the relatives we ask about in this section is deceased, just skip the question. If your answer is for a step-parent, please write 'step' at the beginning of that section.) (CAS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never27623.9
2) About once a year18516.0
3) Several times a year40835.3
4) Every other month or so1028.8
5) About once a month1129.7
6) About once a week615.3
7) Several times a week100.9
8) Almost every day20.2
Missing2340
Total1156100.0
416) (G1, G2) [How long do you do the following?] Brief visits for conversation [Study Child] (CAS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never1049.2
2) About once a year686.0
3) Several times a year15413.6
4) Every other month or so625.5
5) About once a month15313.5
6) About once a week21719.1
7) Several times a week14913.1
8) Almost every day22920.2
Missing2360
Total1136100.0
417) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following?] Family gatherings like reunions or holiday dinners where a lot of family members get together [Study Child] (CAS3)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never12010.4
2) About once a year21418.5
3) Several times a year56849.1
4) Every other month or so1049.0
5) About once a month1028.8
6) About once a week201.7
7) Several times a week80.7
8) Almost every day221.9
Missing2338
Total1158100.0
418) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following?] Small family gatherings for special occasions like birthdays or anniversaries [Study Child] (CAS4)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never13411.7
2) About once a year11510.0
3) Several times a year60052.2
4) Every other month or so17215.0
5) About once a month1008.7
6) About once a week141.2
7) Several times a week40.3
8) Almost every day100.9
Missing2347
Total1149100.0
419) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following?] Talking over things that are important to you [Study Child] (CAS5)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never17615.3
2) About once a year615.3
3) Several times a year22919.9
4) Every other month or so1069.2
5) About once a month17715.4
6) About once a week16114.0
7) Several times a week14612.7
8) Almost every day948.2
Missing2346
Total1150100.0
420) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following?] Religious activities of any kind [Study Child] (CAS6)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never66858.9
2) About once a year12310.8
3) Several times a year15013.2
4) Every other month or so232.0
5) About once a month413.6
6) About once a week918.0
7) Several times a week262.3
8) Almost every day131.1
Missing2361
Total1135100.0
421) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following?] Writing letters [Study Child] (CAS7)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never70863.5
2) About once a year565.0
3) Several times a year12110.9
4) Every other month or so464.1
5) About once a month928.3
6) About once a week776.9
7) Several times a week111.0
8) Almost every day40.4
Missing2381
Total1115100.0
422) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following?] Telephoning each other [Study Child] (CAS8)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never28325.3
2) About once a year322.9
3) Several times a year14613.0
4) Every other month or so635.6
5) About once a month18116.2
6) About once a week20918.7
7) Several times a week13812.3
8) Almost every day676.0
Missing2377
Total1119100.0
423) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following?] Dinner together [Study Child] (CAS9)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never12811.1
2) About once a year806.9
3) Several times a year26923.3
4) Every other month or so726.2
5) About once a month15113.1
6) About once a week928.0
7) Several times a week635.5
8) Almost every day29825.8
Missing2343
Total1153100.0
424) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following?] Gift exchange [Study Child] (CAS10)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never403.4
2) About once a year23920.2
3) Several times a year84071.1
4) Every other month or so383.2
5) About once a month191.6
6) About once a week30.3
7) Several times a week10.1
8) Almost every day20.2
Missing2314
Total1182100.0
425) (G1, G2) [Things people do with their families] WITH YOUR CHILD: How often do you do the following? (Put an 'x' in the right box) You helping him out with chores or errands (CAS11)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never37933.7
2) About once a year615.4
3) Several times a year22720.2
4) Every other month or so595.3
5) About once a month847.5
6) About once a week1039.2
7) Several times a week13512.0
8) Almost every day756.7
Missing2373
Total1123100.0
426) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following?] (Put an 'x' in the right box) Him helping you out with chores or errands. (CAS12)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never34330.2
2) About once a year655.7
3) Several times a year25022.0
4) Every other month or so544.8
5) About once a month736.4
6) About once a week1079.4
7) Several times a week14212.5
8) Almost every day1029.0
Missing2360
Total1136100.0
427) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Other (write in): [Study Child] (CAS13)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked115294.7
1) Checked655.3
Missing2279
Total1217100.0
428) (G1, G2) How many miles do you live from this child? [Study Child 1] (CMILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1169317.02789.78
429) (G1) In the past year have you given this child any financial assistance? (G2) In the past year have you given this child any financial assistance? (EXCH5)
 TOTAL%
1) No, not at all51342.6
2) Infrequently22919.0
3) Regularly -- I partially support him/her12710.5
4) Regularly -- he/she gets most of his/her support from me33527.8
Missing2292
Total1204100.0
430) (G1, G2) In the past year have you received any financial assistance from this child? (EXCH6)
 TOTAL%
1) No, not at all113795.1
2) Infrequently504.2
3) Regularly -- he or she partially supports me70.6
4) Regularly -- I get most of my support from him or her20.2
Missing2300
Total1196100.0
431) (G1) You may have more than one child, and your relationship may be very different with the child we have asked about compared to the others. If this is the case, please tell us some of the ways things are different between you and the other children. (DIFFCHLD)
 TOTAL%
1) Comments26752.0
2) No comments24648.0
Missing2983
Total513100.0
432) (G1, G2) How well do you feel this child understands you? (CAF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well201.7
2) Not too well473.9
3) Some967.9
4) Pretty well42635.1
5) Very well42034.7
6) Extremely well20316.7
Missing2284
Total1212100.0
433) (G1, G2) How well do you feel your child trusts you? (CAF2)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well70.6
2) Not too well70.6
3) Some292.4
4) Pretty well17514.5
5) Very well43936.3
6) Extremely well55445.7
Missing2285
Total1211100.0
434) (G1, G2) How fair do you feel your child is toward you? (CAF3)
 TOTAL%
1) Not fair121.0
2) Not too fair524.3
3) Fair1078.8
4) Pretty fair25220.8
5) Very fair42535.1
6) Extremely fair36330.0
Missing2285
Total1211100.0
435) (G1, G2) How much respect do you feel from this child? (CAF4)
 TOTAL%
1) None at all110.9
2) Not too much302.5
3) Some776.4
4) Pretty much22518.6
5) Very much47038.8
6) Extremely much39832.9
Missing2285
Total1211100.0
436) (G1, G2) How much affection do you feel your child has for you? (CAF5)
 TOTAL%
1) Very little131.1
2) Not too much221.8
3) Some806.6
4) Pretty much24720.4
5) Very much45637.7
6) Extremely much39332.5
Missing2285
Total1211100.0
437) (G1, G2) How well do you understand him (or her)? (CAF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well201.7
2) Not too well685.6
3) Well705.8
4) Pretty well40233.2
5) Very well45137.3
6) Extremely well19916.4
Missing2286
Total1210100.0
438) (G1, G2) How much do you trust this child? (CAF7)
 TOTAL%
1) Not much80.7
2) Not too much201.7
3) Some504.1
4) Pretty well15112.5
5) Very well45137.3
6) Extremely well53043.8
Missing2286
Total1210100.0
439) (G1, G2) How fair do you feel you are toward your child? (CAF8)
 TOTAL%
2) Not too fair121.0
3) Fair393.2
4) Pretty fair29924.7
5) Very fair53243.9
6) Extremely fair32927.2
Missing2285
Total1211100.0
440) (G1, G2) How much do you respect this child? (CAF9)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all30.2
2) Not too much191.6
3) Some383.1
4) Pretty much15512.8
5) Very much48039.6
6) Extremely much51642.6
Missing2285
Total1211100.0
441) (G1, G2) How much affection do you feel toward this child? (CAF10)
 TOTAL%
1) Very little60.5
2) Not too much60.5
3) Some262.1
4) Pretty much12110.0
5) Very much39132.3
6) Extremely much66154.6
Missing2285
Total1211100.0
442) (G1, G2) Taking everything into consideration, how close do you feel is the relationship between you and this child? (CAF11)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close231.9
2) Not too close655.4
3) Somewhat close1129.3
4) Pretty close32526.9
5) Very close42635.3
6) Extremely close25621.2
Missing2289
Total1207100.0
443) (G1, G2) How is communication between yourself and this child -- how well can you exchange ideas or talk about things that really concern you? (CCOMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Not good211.7
2) Not too good625.1
3) Somewhat good988.1
4) Pretty good30525.3
5) Very good42635.3
6) Extremely good29524.4
Missing2289
Total1207100.0
444) (G1, G2) In general, how similar are your views about life to those of your child? (CSIMLR)
 TOTAL%
1) Different463.8
2) Not too similar1199.9
3) Some19015.8
4) Pretty similar44837.2
5) Very similar31726.3
6) Extremely similar857.1
Missing2291
Total1205100.0
445) (G1, G2) How often do you do things together with this child? (DOWTHC)
 TOTAL%
1) Seldom16613.8
2) Not too often21618.0
3) Some25221.0
4) Pretty often36330.3
5) Very often17314.4
6) Extremely often292.4
Missing2297
Total1199100.0
446) (G1, G2) Generally, how well do you and this child get along together? (CAF12)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well90.7
2) Not too well181.5
3) Somewhat well524.3
4) Pretty well30225.0
5) Very well48840.5
6) Extremely well33727.9
Missing2290
Total1206100.0
447) (G1, G2) Is there anything else about relations between you and your child that are not covered in these questions? (Please explain below. If you need more space, use the last page of this booklet.) (MORECHLD)
 TOTAL%
1) Answered23519.4
2) Not answered97580.6
Missing2286
Total1210100.0
448) (G1, G2) In all families there are disagreements from time to time. What are the three or four things that you disagree about most with your child (even if not openly discussed)? [Theme 1] (CHLDDIS1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total108151.5629.01
449) (G1, G2) In all families there are disagreements from time to time. What are the three or four things that you disagree about most with your child (even if not openly discussed)? [Theme 2] (CHLDDIS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total71046.3728.81
450) (G1, G2) In all families there are disagreements from time to time. What are the three or four things that you disagree about most with your child (even if not openly discussed)? [Theme 3] (CHLDDIS3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total43945.2228.38
451) (G1, G2) In all families there are disagreements from time to time. What are the three or four things that you disagree about most with your child (even if not openly discussed)? [Theme 4] (CHLDDIS4)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total9845.1929.24
452) (G1) We have asked you your own opinions about a number of subjects. Now we would like you to respond (agree/disagree) to some statements as you think your child would. You may not know some of his/her opinions, but please answer anyway as best you can. (Circle what you think he or she would say). (G2) We have asked you your own opinions about a number of subjects. Now we would like you to respond (agree/disagree) to some statements as you think your child and as your parents would. You may not know some of their opinions, but please answer anyway as best you can. (Circle what you think they would say). Again, we're asking the opinions of the child we indicated earlier. If either parent is deceased, skip that part: write 'step' to the left of the first question if you answers are for a stepchild or step-parent. Social pressure, such as civil disobedience, should not be used to bring about social change in our country. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree17314.7
2) Not specified24220.6
3) Not specified37431.9
4) Agree38532.8
Missing2322
Total1174100.0
453) (G1, G2) Marriage, even when there are children, should be entirely a personal commitment which can be dissolved at the will of either party without interference from religion or law. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree39133.3
2) Not specified20117.1
3) Not specified28023.9
4) Agree30125.7
Missing2323
Total1173100.0
454) (G1, G2) The young person who lives at home should take on many of the everyday household chores and responsibilities. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS3)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1008.4
2) Not specified22919.3
3) Not specified50242.2
4) Agree35830.1
Missing2307
Total1189100.0
455) (G1, G2) It is a man's duty to work; it is sinful to be idle. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS4)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree1099.2
2) Not specified22318.9
3) Not specified41735.3
4) Agree43336.6
Missing2314
Total1182100.0
456) (G1, G2) I find I can really relate to people only when they are close to my own age. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS5)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree35630.1
2) Not specified34228.9
3) Not specified28724.3
4) Agree19716.7
Missing2314
Total1182100.0
457) (G1, G2F) Sex between two people should depend on how they feel about each other; marriage need not have anything to do with it. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS6)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree40834.6
2) Not specified19616.6
3) Not specified27623.4
4) Agree29925.4
Missing2317
Total1179100.0
458) (G1, G2) The United States should be ready to answer any challenge to its power, anywhere in the world. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS7)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree28824.5
2) Not specified29725.3
3) Not specified30626.1
4) Agree28324.1
Missing2322
Total1174100.0
459) (G1, G2) The way a person dresses should be entirely his own choice and not a family matter. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS8)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree574.8
2) Not specified14111.9
3) Not specified34128.7
4) Agree64954.6
Missing2308
Total1188100.0
460) (G1, G2) It's better to stick by what you have than to be trying new things you don't really know about. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS9)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree37331.7
2) Not specified40834.6
3) Not specified29124.7
4) Agree1069.0
Missing2318
Total1178100.0
461) (G1, G2) Negroes are pushing harder and faster than they have a right to. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS10)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree31026.3
2) Not specified36130.7
3) Not specified33128.1
4) Agree17514.9
Missing2319
Total1177100.0
462) (G1, G2) Our country has prospered and become great because of the freedom of large corporations from governmental interference. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS11)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree21718.9
2) Not specified30326.4
3) Not specified43137.5
4) Agree19717.2
Missing2348
Total1148100.0
463) (G1, G2) Drugs should be used only for their medicinal properties, and not for the experiences or enjoyment they provide. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS12)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree544.6
2) Not specified1058.9
3) Not specified21117.9
4) Agree81168.7
Missing2315
Total1181100.0
464) (G1, G2) Work provides the best opportunity to be creative; a person can express his skills and talent in his work. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS13)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree685.7
2) Not specified18615.7
3) Not specified37731.9
4) Agree55246.7
Missing2313
Total1183100.0
465) (G1, G2) College students who break the law during campus demonstrations should be given the strongest punishment possible by law. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS14)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree29525.0
2) Not specified32627.7
3) Not specified32127.2
4) Agree23620.0
Missing2318
Total1178100.0
466) (G1, G2) The most important [t]ask facing our society today is to maintain law and order. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS15)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree20017.0
2) Not specified25321.6
3) Not specified36631.2
4) Agree35530.2
Missing2322
Total1174100.0
467) (G1, G2) Smoking marijuana is relatively harmless. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS16)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree51243.5
2) Not specified22118.8
3) Not specified23219.7
4) Agree21318.1
Missing2318
Total1178100.0
468) (G1, G2) Negroes are asking for special treatment from whites to which they are not entitled. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS17)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree31326.8
2) Not specified38232.7
3) Not specified31026.6
4) Agree16213.9
Missing2329
Total1167100.0
469) (G1, G2) If you start trying to change things very much, you usually make them worse. Child's opinion: (CHDOPS18)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree34829.8
2) Not specified42436.3
3) Not specified30025.7
4) Agree978.3
Missing2327
Total1169100.0
470) (G1, G2) A person should talk over important life decisions [such as marriage, employment, and residence] with family members before taking action. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS19)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree13311.3
2) Not specified20617.5
3) Not specified48641.3
4) Agree35229.9
Missing2319
Total1177100.0
471) (G1, G2) We should not be drawn into quarrels between foreign governments. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS20)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree302.6
2) Not specified706.0
3) Not specified37932.3
4) Agree69459.2
Missing2323
Total1173100.0
472) (G1, G2) Play and leisure are important, but only after work is done. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS21)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree13111.1
2) Not specified25221.4
3) Not specified43536.9
4) Agree36030.6
Missing2318
Total1178100.0
473) (G1, G2) If a person finds that the life-style he has chosen runs so against his family's values that conflict develops, he should change. Child's opinion: (CHDOPS22)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree29825.4
2) Not specified37031.5
3) Not specified34329.2
4) Agree16213.8
Missing2323
Total1173100.0
474) (G1, G2) Most people on welfare are lazy; they just won't do a good day's work and so cannot get hired. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS23)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree26122.2
2) Not specified39934.0
3) Not specified32928.0
4) Agree18515.8
Missing2322
Total1174100.0
475) (G1, G2) Even different generations within the same family have problems communicating today because of the rapid change in values in our society. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS24)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree564.8
2) Not specified16413.9
3) Not specified54546.3
4) Agree41335.1
Missing2318
Total1178100.0
476) (G1, G2) God exists in the form in which the Bible describes Him. Child's Opinion: (CHDOPS25)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree21318.3
2) Not specified18716.0
3) Not specified30826.4
4) Agree45939.3
Missing2329
Total1167100.0
477) (G1, G2) Please check 'yes' beside an item that describes your general financial situation, and health. Please check 'no' beside an item that does not describe your situation. Please check '?' if that is how you feel, or if the question does not apply to you. Have a lot of minor ailments (HEALTH1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes22619.5
2) No87675.5
3) ?585.0
Missing2336
Total1160100.0
478) (G1, G2) [Describes your general health] Need little or no medical care (HEALTH2)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes74864.6
2) No35130.3
3) ?595.1
Missing2338
Total1158100.0
479) (G1, G2) [Describes your general health] Feel tired all the time (HEALTH3)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes18916.5
2) No87276.0
3) ?877.6
Missing2348
Total1148100.0
480) (G1, G2) [Describes your general health] Must be careful what I do (HEALTH4)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes27223.6
2) No80569.8
3) ?766.6
Missing2343
Total1153100.0
481) (G1, G2) [Describes your general health] Excellent (HEALTH5)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes55351.8
2) No32730.6
3) ?18717.5
Missing2429
Total1067100.0
482) (G1, G2) [Describes your general health] Failing (HEALTH6)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes696.5
2) No85480.3
3) ?14113.3
Missing2432
Total1064100.0
483) (G1, G2) [Describes your general health] Never felt better (HEALTH7)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes33731.6
2) No44041.3
3) ?28927.1
Missing2430
Total1066100.0
484) (G1, G2) Describes your general health] Poor (HEALTH8)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes545.1
2) No87282.7
3) ?12812.1
Missing2442
Total1054100.0
485) (G1, G2) [Describes your general health] Better condition than most people my age (HEALTH9)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes76866.1
2) No16914.6
3) ?22419.3
Missing2335
Total1161100.0
486) (G1, G2) Please check 'yes' beside an item that describes your general financial situation and health. Please check 'no' beside an item that does not describe your situation. Please check if that is how you feel, or if the question does not apply to you. Barely live off income (FINSIT1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes18917.3
2) No80373.3
3) ?1039.4
Missing2401
Total1095100.0
487) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Insecure (FINSIT2)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes766.9
2) No93685.3
3) ?857.7
Missing2399
Total1097100.0
488) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Satisfactory (FINSIT3)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes92680.8
2) No16214.1
3) ?585.1
Missing2350
Total1146100.0
489) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Well off (FINSIT4)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes27425.3
2) No67862.5
3) ?13212.2
Missing2412
Total1084100.0
490) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Steady (FINSIT5)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes92984.5
2) No1089.8
3) ?625.6
Missing2397
Total1099100.0
491) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Bad (FINSTI6)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes302.8
2) No94988.1
3) ?989.1
Missing2419
Total1077100.0
492) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Need outside help (FINSIT7)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes585.3
2) No97488.5
3) ?686.2
Missing2396
Total1100100.0
493) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Worry about it (FINSIT8)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes25523.0
2) No76368.9
3) ?898.0
Missing2389
Total1107100.0
494) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] High income (FINSIT9)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes15013.7
2) No82675.7
3) ?11510.5
Missing2405
Total1091100.0
495) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Good pension plan (FINSIT10)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes63256.3
2) No37333.2
3) ?11710.4
Missing2374
Total1122100.0
496) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Have to make do (FINSIT11)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes40337.3
2) No51747.9
3) ?16014.8
Missing2416
Total1080100.0
497) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] No money to meet emergencies (FINSIT12)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes23421.4
2) No73767.4
3) ?12211.2
Missing2403
Total1093100.0
498) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Income from investments (FINSIT13)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes39635.7
2) No65659.1
3) ?585.2
Missing2386
Total1110100.0
499) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Income provides luxuries (FINSIT14)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes39636.1
2) No59554.2
3) ?1079.7
Missing2398
Total1098100.0
500) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Self-supporting (FINSIT15)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes82774.9
2) No21519.5
3) ?625.6
Missing2392
Total1104100.0
501) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Good life insurance plan (FINSIT16)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes68161.7
2) No32129.1
3) ?1029.2
Missing2392
Total1104100.0
502) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Receive public assistance (FINSIT17)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes302.7
2) No104994.8
3) ?282.5
Missing2389
Total1107100.0
503) (G1, G2) [Financial situation] Need help from other family members (FINSIT18)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes413.7
2) No103592.9
3) ?383.4
Missing2382
Total1114100.0
504) (G1) IF YOU ARE RETIRED: Put a check under the face that expresses how you feel about your retirement in general, including your activities and life situation, finances, health and the people you associate with. [Six faces of a man appear after this statement. The first face appears to be very pleased or happy. The line of faces changes progressively toward the last face, a man that appears to be quite unhappy or displeased.] (RETIREMT)
 TOTAL%
1) Very happy or pleased8736.0
2) Happy or pleased7932.6
3) More pleased than displeased6125.2
4) More displeased than pleased104.1
5) Unhappy or displeased20.8
6) Not at all happy or pleased31.2
Missing3254
Total242100.0
505) (G2) Do you live with your parents (or parents-in-law) or do they live with you? (LIVEWPAR)
 TOTAL%
1) No68398.1
2) Yes, I live with them30.4
3) Yes, they live with me91.3
4) Yes, we live together [Coder added]10.1
Missing2800
Total696100.0
506) (G1) Do you live with any of your children, or do any live with you? (LIVEWCH)
 TOTAL%
1) No48093.6
2) Yes, I live with them51.0
3) Yes, they live with me285.5
Missing2983
Total513100.0
507) (G1) To what extent do your children support you? (CSUPPYOU)
 TOTAL%
1) 100%30.6
2) They mostly support me but I have some income of my own10.2
3) About 50%10.2
4) I am mostly independent but I have some support from them122.4
5) 100% financial independent48796.6
Missing2992
Total504100.0
508) (G3) Are you now attending school? (INSCHOOL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, high school25731.2
2) Yes, college25330.7
3) No, but plan to go back17821.6
4) No, have finished trade school13216.0
5) Yes, trade or business school30.4
Missing2673
Total823100.0
509) (G3) Whether or not you are working now, what kind of work do you think you will be doing when you are in your early forties? (JOB40S)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total827541.87429.26
510) (G3) Socioeconomic index for JOB40S -- expected work when in early 40s (SEI40S)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total43058.1422.20
511) (G3) If you are still in school, or if you plan to return to school, how many years of schooling do you plan to complete? (Circle one) (ALLEDUC)
 TOTAL%
1) Some high school (10-11 years)10.1
2) High school graduate (12 years)639.3
3) Some college or business school (1-3 years)19028.1
4) College graduate (4 years)20430.1
5) Some graduate study12418.3
6) Ph.D., D.D.S., M.D., J.D., etc.9514.0
Missing2819
Total677100.0
512) (G3) If your spouse is still in school or plans to return, how many years of schooling does he/she plan to complete? (Check here if finished school). (ALLSPSED)
 TOTAL%
2) High school graduate (12 years)32.7
3) Some college or business school (1-3 years)3127.9
4) College graduate (4 years)4237.8
5) Some graduate study2219.8
6) Ph.D., D.D.S., M.D., J.D., etc.1311.7
Missing3385
Total111100.0
513) (G3) How many miles do you live from your grandparents we are asking about in this study? [blank] miles from grandfather (GFMILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total731618.351,046.04
514) (G3) How many miles do you live from the grandparents we are asking about in this study? [blank] miles from grandmother (GMMILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total712639.131,063.91
515) (G3) About how many times in the past year have you seen these grandparents? Grandfather: [blank] times (GFAS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total75422.6631.63
516) (G3) About how many times in the past year have you seen these grandparents? Grandmother: [blank] times (GMAS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total72922.2631.19
517) (G3) [How close your relationship] GRANDFATHER (GFAF11)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close8511.4
2) Not too close14118.9
3) Somewhat close14919.9
4) Pretty close19025.4
5) Very close12116.2
6) Extremely close608.0
8) Don't know10.1
Missing2749
Total747100.0
518) (G3) [How is communication between you] GRANDFATHER (GFCOMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Not good14419.3
2) Not too good13818.5
3) Some18024.1
4) Pretty good16321.8
5) Very good7810.4
6) Extremely good395.2
8) Don't know50.7
Missing2749
Total747100.0
519) (G3) In general, how similar are your views about life to those of your: GRANDFATHER? (GFSIML)
 TOTAL%
1) Different17123.4
2) Not too similar15421.0
3) Somewhat similar19326.4
4) Pretty similar14920.4
5) Very similar354.8
6) Extremely similar81.1
8) Don't Know223.0
Missing2764
Total732100.0
520) (G3) How often do you do things together with your: GRANDMOTHER? (DOWGF)
 TOTAL%
1) Seldom37250.2
2) Not too often16622.4
3) Some11215.1
4) Pretty often648.6
5) Very often192.6
6) Extremely often70.9
8) Don't know10.1
Missing2755
Total741100.0
521) (G3) [How well you get along with your] GRANDFATHER? (GFAF12)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well202.7
2) Not too well172.3
3) Somewhat527.0
4) Pretty well26035.1
5) Very well22430.2
6) Extremely well16221.9
8) Don't know60.8
Missing2755
Total741100.0
522) (G3) [How well grandparents understand you?] GRANDFATHER (GFAF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well9212.4
2) Not too well9312.6
3) Somewhat21829.5
4) Pretty well21629.2
5) Very well7910.7
6) Extremely well283.8
8) Don't know131.8
Missing2757
Total739100.0
523) (G3) [How well you understand grandparent?] GRANDFATHER (GFAF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well537.2
2) Not too well729.7
3) Somewhat18324.7
4) Pretty well26936.3
5) Very well10814.6
6) Extremely well456.1
8) Don't know111.5
Missing2755
Total741100.0
524) (G3) YOU AND YOUR GRANDPARENTS: Now some questions about your relations with your grandparents -- the ones we indicated on the [loose piece of] paper at the beginning of this section. Taking everything into consideration, how close do you feel is the relationship between you and these grandparents? GRANDMOTHER (GMAF11)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close8611.7
2) Not too close10213.9
3) Somewhat close16422.4
4) Pretty close18024.6
5) Very close11916.2
6) Extremely close8111.1
8) Don't know10.1
Missing2763
Total733100.0
525) (G3) How is communication between yourself and your grandparents -- how well can you exchange ideas or talk about things that really concern you? GRANDMOTHER (GMCOMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Not good12717.3
2) Not too good12817.5
3) Somewhat good19025.9
4) Pretty good16722.8
5) Very good7310.0
6) Extremely good435.9
8) Don't know50.7
Missing2763
Total733100.0
526) (G3) In general, how similar are your views about life to those of your: GRANDMOTHER (GMSIML)
 TOTAL%
1) Different16623.1
2) Not too similar13618.9
3) Somewhat similar21630.0
4) Pretty similar13518.8
5) Very similar395.4
6) Extremely similar91.3
8) Don't know182.5
Missing2777
Total719100.0
527) (G3) How often do you do things together with your: GRANDMOTHER (DOWGM)
 TOTAL%
1) Seldom35849.3
2) Not too often14219.6
3) Some12917.8
4) Pretty often648.8
5) Very often233.2
6) Extremely often91.2
8) Don't know10.1
Missing2770
Total726100.0
528) (G3) Generally, how well do you and your grandparents get along together? GRANDMOTHER (GMAF12)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well162.2
2) Not too well243.3
3) Somewhat well669.1
4) Pretty well23131.8
5) Very well23332.0
6) Extremely well15020.6
8) Don't know71.0
Missing2769
Total727100.0
529) (G3) How well do you feel your grandparents understand you? GRANDMOTHER (GMAF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well9012.4
2) Not too well9713.3
3) Somewhat well19626.9
4) Pretty well23131.7
5) Very well719.8
6) Extremely well304.1
8) Don't know131.8
Missing2768
Total728100.0
530) (G3) How well do you understand them? GRANDMOTHER (GMAF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well476.4
2) Not too well719.7
3) Somewhat well17524.0
4) Pretty well28138.5
5) Very well9613.2
6) Extremely well476.4
8) Don't know121.6
Missing2767
Total729100.0
531) (G3) If you had a pressing personal problem, what person would you most likely go to for advice? (Write '1' in front of the first person you would ask, '2' in front of the second, and so on.) My father (ADVICE1)
 TOTAL%
1) First choice8412.9
2) Second choice11818.2
3) Third choice13721.1
4) Fourth choice15824.3
5) Last choice15223.4
Missing2847
Total649100.0
532) (G3) If you had a pressing personal problem, what person would you most likely go to for advice? (Write '1' in front of the first person you would ask, '2' in front of the second, and so on.) My mother (ADVICE2)
 TOTAL%
1) First choice15322.7
2) Second choice19128.4
3) Third choice14922.1
4) Fourth choice13119.5
5) Last choice497.3
Missing2823
Total673100.0
533) (G3) If you had a pressing personal problem, what person would you most likely go to for advice? (Write '1' in front of the first person you would ask, '2' in front of the second, and so on.) A male friend (ADVICE3)
 TOTAL%
1) First choice17125.3
2) Second choice13520.0
3) Third choice13319.7
4) Fourth choice15422.8
5) Last choice8212.1
Missing2821
Total675100.0
534) (G3) If you had a pressing personal problem, what person would you most likely go to for advice? (Write '1' in front of the first person you would ask, '2' in front of the second, and so on.) A female friend (ADVICE4)
 TOTAL%
1) First choice16324.3
2) Second choice18727.8
3) Third choice11216.7
4) Fourth choice11717.4
5) Last choice9313.8
Missing2824
Total672100.0
535) (G3) If you had a pressing personal problem, what person would you most likely go to for advice? (Write '1' in front of the first person you would ask, '2' in front of the second, and so on.) Would not go to anyone -- I would solve the problem myself. (ADVICE5)
 TOTAL%
1) First choice22833.6
2) Second choice7911.6
3) Third choice10114.9
4) Fourth choice548.0
5) Last choice21732.0
Missing2817
Total679100.0
536) (G3) No matter how middle-aged and older people say they listen, they don't really hear the suggestions made by my generation. (YTHOP1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree799.7
2) Not specified28334.6
3) Not specified36344.4
4) Agree9211.3
Missing2679
Total817100.0
537) (G3) I'm tired of the middle-aged and older people making the decisions that affect my life. (YTHOP2)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree658.0
2) Not specified24530.2
3) Not specified33941.8
4) Agree16220.0
Missing2685
Total811100.0
538) (G3) I feel uncomfortable with people of my parents' generation (YTHOP3)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree35643.4
2) Not specified27633.7
3) Not specified14317.4
4) Agree455.5
Missing2676
Total820100.0
539) (G3) The middle and older generations are pretty much obsolete; one can't learn much that's useful from them these days. (YTHOP4)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree53264.6
2) Not specified24129.3
3) Not specified313.8
4) Agree192.3
Missing2673
Total823100.0
540) (G3) The way things have gone in this country lately, I feel much closer to young people of my age and much more separated from middle aged and older people. (YTHOP5)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree15318.7
2) Not specified33641.1
3) Not specified24530.0
4) Agree8410.3
Missing2678
Total818100.0
541) (G3) The outlook and values of my age group are so different from those of middle aged and older people that I avoid certain subjects like drugs and new life styles when I talk with them. (YTHOP6)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree18522.6
2) Not specified23929.2
3) Not specified23728.9
4) Agree15819.3
Missing2677
Total819100.0
542) (G3) Do you live in your parents' home? (LIVEATHM)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, year round43153.5
2) Only during school vacations or weekends678.3
3) No, do not live at home during any part of the year30738.1
Missing2691
Total805100.0
543) (G3) To what extent do your parents (or parents-in-law) support you? (PARSUPPU)
 TOTAL%
1) 100%19524.3
2) They mostly support me but I have some income of my own19824.7
3) About 50%354.4
4) I am mostly independent but I have some support from them12816.0
5) 100% financial independent24630.7
Missing2694
Total802100.0
544) (G2) Three-digit subject code of G3 assigned as 2nd study child to G2 Parents (SC2CODE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total189153.9545.27
545) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Recreation outside the home (movies, picnics, swimming, trips, hunting, etc. [Study Child 2] (C2AS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never2312.3
2) About once a year2412.8
3) Several times a year7640.6
4) Every other month or so2211.8
5) About once a month2714.4
6) About once a week126.4
7) Several times a week31.6
Missing3309
Total187100.0
546) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Brief visits for conversation [Study Child 2] (C2AS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never84.3
2) About once a year63.2
3) Several times a year2211.8
4) Every other month or so52.7
5) About once a month179.1
6) About once a week3418.3
7) Several times a week4021.5
8) Almost every day5429.0
Missing3310
Total186100.0
547) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Family gatherings like reunions or holiday dinners where a lot of family members get together [Study Child 2] (C2AS3)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never73.8
2) About once a year3116.8
3) Several times a year10456.2
4) Every other month or so2111.4
5) About once a month126.5
6) About once a week31.6
7) Several times a week00.0
8) Almost every day73.8
Missing3311
Total185100.0
548) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Small family gatherings for special occasions like birthdays or anniversaries [Study Child] (C2AS4)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never105.5
2) About once a year94.9
3) Several times a year11261.2
4) Every other month or so3116.9
5) About once a month158.2
6) About once a week21.1
7) Several times a week10.5
8) Almost every day31.6
Missing3313
Total183100.0
549) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Talking over things that are important to you [Study Child 2] (C2AS5)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never158.2
2) About once a year31.6
3) Several times a year4021.7
4) Every other month or so105.4
5) About once a month3720.1
6) About once a week3016.3
7) Several times a week3217.4
8) Almost every day179.2
Missing3312
Total184100.0
550) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Religious activities of any kind [Study Child] (C2AS6)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never9752.4
2) About once a year2211.9
3) Several times a year2111.4
4) Every other month or so63.2
5) About once a month63.2
6) About once a week2915.7
7) Several times a week42.2
Missing3311
Total185100.0
551) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Writing letters [Study Child 2] (C2AS7)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never12871.1
2) About once a year105.6
3) Several times a year126.7
4) Every other month or so52.8
5) About once a month126.7
6) About once a week116.1
7) Several times a week10.6
8) Almost every day10.6
Missing3316
Total180100.0
552) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Telephoning each other [Study Child 2] (C2AS8)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never6435.6
2) About once a year31.7
3) Several times a year1810.0
4) Every other month or so126.7
5) About once a month2413.3
6) About once a week2916.1
7) Several times a week2312.8
8) Almost every day73.9
Missing3316
Total180100.0
553) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Dinner together [Study Child 2] (C2AS9)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never137.0
2) About once a year31.6
3) Several times a year1910.2
4) Every other month or so105.4
5) About once a month2010.8
6) About once a week168.6
7) Several times a week179.1
8) Almost every day8847.3
Missing3310
Total186100.0
554) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following] Gift exchange [Study Child 2] (C2AS10)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never10.5
2) About once a year2815.0
3) Several times a year14275.9
4) Every other month or so147.5
5) About once a month21.1
Missing3309
Total187100.0
555) (G1, G2) [Things people do with their families] WITH YOUR CHILD: How often do you do the following? (Put an 'x' in the right box) You helping him out with chores or errands [Study Child 2] (C2AS11)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never2614.2
2) About once a year73.8
3) Several times a year3921.3
4) Every other month or so126.6
5) About once a month84.4
6) About once a week3016.4
7) Several times a week4826.2
8) Almost every day137.1
Missing3313
Total183100.0
556) (G1, G2) WITH YOUR CHILD: How often do you do the following? (Put an 'x' in the right box) Him helping you out with chores or errands. [Study Child 2] (C2AS12)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost never179.2
2) About once a year137.1
3) Several times a year3519.0
4) Every other month or so73.8
5) About once a month158.2
6) About once a week3116.8
7) Several times a week4323.4
8) Almost every day2312.5
Missing3312
Total184100.0
557) (G1, G2) [How often do you do the following]Other (write in): [blank] [Study Child 2] (C2AS13)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked18395.8
1) Checked84.2
Missing3305
Total191100.0
558) (G1, G2) How many miles do you live from this child? [Study Child 2] (C2MILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total187218.40631.24
559) (G1, G2) Taking everything into consideration, how close do you feel is the relationship between you and this child? [Study Child 2] (C2AF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close10.5
2) Not too close136.8
3) Somewhat close2714.2
4) Pretty close7941.6
5) Very close5830.5
6) Extremely close126.3
Missing3306
Total190100.0
560) (G1, G2) How well do you feel your child trusts you? [Study Child 2] (C2AF2)
 TOTAL%
2) Not too much63.2
3) Some73.7
4) Pretty well4121.6
5) Very well7941.6
6) Extremely well5730.0
Missing3306
Total190100.0
561) (G1, G2) How fair do you feel your child is toward you? [Study Child 2] (C2AF3)
 TOTAL%
2) Not too fair178.9
3) Fair178.9
4) Pretty fair5730.0
5) Very fair7137.4
6) Extremely fair2814.7
Missing3306
Total190100.0
562) (G1, G2) How much respect do you feel from this child? (C2AF4)
 TOTAL%
2) Not too much63.2
3) Some2211.6
4) Pretty much4724.7
5) Very much7338.4
6) Extremely fair4222.1
Missing3306
Total190100.0
563) (G1, G2) How much affection do you feel your child has for you? [Study Child 2] (C2AF5)
 TOTAL%
2) Not too much63.2
3) Some189.5
4) Pretty much4925.8
5) Very much7740.5
6) Extremely much4021.1
Missing3306
Total190100.0
564) (G1, G2) How well do you understand him (or her)? [Study Child 2] (C2AF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well21.1
2) Not too well147.4
3) Somewhat well157.9
4) Pretty well8042.1
5) Very well5830.5
6) Extremely well2111.1
Missing3306
Total190100.0
565) (G1, G2) How much do you trust this child? [Study Child 2] (C2AF7)
 TOTAL%
2) Not too much52.6
3) Some136.9
4) Pretty well4624.3
5) Very well6836.0
6) Extremely well5730.2
Missing3307
Total189100.0
566) (G1, G2) How fair do you feel you are toward your child? [Study Child 2] (C2AF8)
 TOTAL%
2) Not too fair10.5
3) Fair94.7
4) Pretty fair6132.1
5) Very fair8243.2
6) Extremely fair3719.5
Missing3306
Total190100.0
567) (G1, G2) How much do you respect this child? [Study Child 2] (C2AF9)
 TOTAL%
2) Not too much21.1
3) Some105.3
4) Pretty much3719.5
5) Very much8042.1
6) Extremely much6132.1
Missing3306
Total190100.0
568) (G1, G2) How much affection do you feel toward this child? [Study Child 2] (C2AF10)
 TOTAL%
3) Some10.5
4) Pretty much2613.7
5) Very much7941.6
6) Extremely much8444.2
Missing3306
Total190100.0
569) (G1, G2) Taking everything into consideration, how close do you feel is the relationship between you and this child? [Study Child 2] (C2AF11)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close21.1
2) Not too close115.8
3) Somewhat close2714.2
4) Pretty close6132.1
5) Very close6735.3
6) Extremely close2211.6
Missing3306
Total190100.0
570) (G1, G2) How is communication between yourself and this child -- how well can you exchange ideas or talk about things that really concern you? [Study Child 2] (C2COMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Not good42.1
2) Not too good157.9
3) Some3216.8
4) Pretty good5830.5
5) Very good5428.4
6) Extremely good2714.2
Missing3306
Total190100.0
571) (G1, G2) In general, how similar are your views about life to those of your child? [Study Child 2] (C2SIMLR)
 TOTAL%
1) DifferenT42.1
2) Not too similar2211.6
3) Some3820.0
4) Pretty similar7941.6
5) Very similar4121.6
6) Extremely similar63.2
Missing3306
Total190100.0
572) (G1, G2) How often do you do things together with this child? [Study Child 2] (DOWTHC2)
 TOTAL%
1) Seldom126.3
2) Not too often2814.8
3) Some5227.5
4) Pretty often6936.5
5) Very often2412.7
6) Extremely often42.1
Missing3307
Total189100.0
573) (G1, G2) Generally, how well do you and this child get along together? [Study Child 2] (C2AF12)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well10.5
2) Not too well21.1
3) Somewhat157.9
4) Pretty well7137.4
5) Very well6936.3
6) Extremely well3216.8
Missing3306
Total190100.0
574) (G1, G2) Is there anything else about relations between you and your child that are not covered in these questions? (Please explain below. If you need more space, use the last page of this booklet.) [Study Child 2] (MOREC2)
 TOTAL%
1) Answered3920.4
2) Not answered15279.6
Missing3305
Total191100.0
575) (G1, G2) We have asked you your own opinions about a number of subjects. Now we would like you to respond (agree/disagree) to some statements as you think your child would. You may not know some of his/her opinions, but please answer anyway as best you can. (Circle what you think he or she would say). Social pressure, such as civil disobedience, should not be used to bring about social change in our country. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree3216.9
2) Not specified4222.2
3) Not specified7338.6
4) Agree4222.2
Missing3307
Total189100.0
576) (G1, G2) Marriage, even when there are children, should be entirely a personal commitment which can be dissolved at the will of either party without interference from religion or law. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree4725.0
2) Not specified4825.5
3) Not specified5127.1
4) Agree4222.3
Missing3308
Total188100.0
577) (G1, G2) The young person who lives at home should take on many of the everyday household chores and responsibilities. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS3)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree2010.6
2) Not specified4624.3
3) Not specified8142.9
4) Agree4222.2
Missing3307
Total189100.0
578) (G1, G2) It is a man's duty to work; it is sinful to be idle. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS4)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree2412.8
2) Not specified3920.7
3) Not specified8344.1
4) Agree4222.3
Missing3308
Total188100.0
579) (G1, G2) I find I can really relate to people only when they are close to my own age. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS5)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree4222.5
2) Not specified5428.9
3) Not specified4624.6
4) Agree4524.1
Missing3309
Total187100.0
580) (G1, G2) Sex between two people should depend on how they feel about each other; marriage need not have anything to do with it. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS6)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree4624.3
2) Not specified3518.5
3) Not specified5227.5
4) Agree5629.6
Missing3307
Total189100.0
581) (G1, G2) The United States should be ready to answer any challenge to its power, anywhere in the world. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS7)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree4825.4
2) Not specified5428.6
3) Not specified5830.7
4) Agree2915.3
Missing3307
Total189100.0
582) (G1, G2) The way a person dresses should be entirely his own choice and not a family matter. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS8)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree10.5
2) Not specified178.9
3) Not specified4825.3
4) Agree12465.3
Missing3306
Total190100.0
583) (G1, G2) It's better to stick by what you have than to be trying new things you don't really know about. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS9)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree5026.5
2) Not specified7338.6
3) Not specified4925.9
4) Agree179.0
Missing3307
Total189100.0
584) (G1, G2) Negroes are pushing harder and faster than they have a right to. Child's Opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2SOP10)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree4825.5
2) Not specified6735.6
3) Not specified4725.0
4) Agree2613.8
Missing3308
Total188100.0
585) (G1, G2) Our country has prospered and become great because of the freedom of large corporations from governmental interference. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS11)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree3820.7
2) Not specified6434.8
3) Not specified6635.9
4) Agree168.7
Missing3312
Total184100.0
586) (G1, G2) Drugs should be used only for their medicinal properties, and not for the experiences or enjoyment they provide. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2SOP12)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree147.4
2) Not specified2714.4
3) Not specified3418.1
4) Agree11360.1
Missing3308
Total188100.0
587) (G1, G2) Work provides the best opportunity to be creative; a person can express his skills and talent in his work. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS13)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree179.0
2) Not specified4624.3
3) Not specified7640.2
4) Agree5026.5
Missing3307
Total189100.0
588) (G1, G2) College students who break the law during campus demonstrations should be given the strongest punishment possible by law. Child's Opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS14)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree5227.5
2) Not specified6634.9
3) Not specified4523.8
4) Agree2613.8
Missing3307
Total189100.0
589) (G1, G2) The most important [t]ask facing our society today is to maintain law and order. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS15)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree4322.8
2) Not specified6534.4
3) Not specified5428.6
4) Agree2714.3
Missing3307
Total189100.0
590) (G1, G2) Smoking marijuana is relatively harmless. Child's Opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS16)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree6031.7
2) Not specified3820.1
3) Not specified4925.9
4) Agree4222.2
Missing3307
Total189100.0
591) (G1, G2) Negroes are asking for special treatment from whites to which they are not entitled. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS17)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree4926.2
2) Not specified5629.9
3) Not specified5931.6
4) Agree2312.3
Missing3309
Total187100.0
592) (G1, G2) If you start trying to change things very much, you usually make them worse. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS18)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree4725.1
2) Not specified8042.8
3) Not specified4725.1
4) Agree137.0
Missing3309
Total187100.0
593) (G1, G2) A person should talk over important life decisions [such as marriage, employment, and residence] with family members before taking action. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS19)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree2613.8
2) Not specified3820.1
3) Not specified8846.6
4) Agree3719.6
Missing3307
Total189100.0
594) (G1, G2) We should not be drawn into quarrels between foreign governments. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS20)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree42.1
2) Not specified178.9
3) Not specified8042.1
4) Agree8946.8
Missing3306
Total190100.0
595) (G1, G2) Play and leisure are important, but only after work is done. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS21)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree2714.3
2) Not specified6132.3
3) Not specified6836.0
4) Agree3317.5
Missing3307
Total189100.0
596) (G1, G2) If a person finds that the life-style he has chosen runs so against his family's values that conflict develops, he should change. Child's opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS22)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree6233.0
2) Not specified7841.5
3) Not specified3518.6
4) Agree136.9
Missing3308
Total188100.0
597) (G1, G2) Most people on welfare are lazy; they just won't do a good day's work and so cannot get hired. Child's Opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS23)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree4121.8
2) Not specified7238.3
3) Not specified4825.5
4) Agree2714.4
Missing3308
Total188100.0
598) (G1, G2) Even different generations within the same family have problems communicating today because of the rapid change in values in our society. Child's Opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS24)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree94.8
2) Not specified2613.8
3) Not specified9349.5
4) Agree6031.9
Missing3308
Total188100.0
599) (G1, G2) God exists in the form in which the Bible describes Him. Child's Opinion: [Study Child 2] (C2OPS25)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree5026.6
2) Not specified3317.6
3) Not specified4523.9
4) Agree6031.9
Missing3308
Total188100.0
600) (G2) 2nd study child's relation to G2 respondent and spouse (SC2REL)
 TOTAL%
1) The natural child of you and your current spouse18396.3
2) Your natural child but not your current spouse31.6
3) Your current spouse's natural child but not yours21.1
4) Other21.1
Missing3306
Total190100.0
601) (G1, G2) In the past year have you given this child any financial assistance? (circle the correct answer) [Study Child 2] (C2EXCH5)
 TOTAL%
1) No, not at all2714.4
2) Infrequently3217.1
3) Regularly -- I partially support him/her2915.5
4) Regularly -- he/she gets most of his/her support from me9952.9
Missing3309
Total187100.0
602) (G1, G2) In the past year have you received any financial assistance from this child? [Study Child 2] (C2EXCH6)
 TOTAL%
1) No, not at all17894.2
2) Infrequently105.3
3) Regularly -- he or she partially supports me10.5
Missing3307
Total189100.0
603) (G1) How many miles do you live from the grandchild we are asking about in the study? [blank] miles (GCMILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total501733.021,472.86
604) (G1) About how many times in the past year have you seen this grandchild? [# of times] (GCSEEN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total50822.5031.17
605) (G1) [Of the times that you saw this grandchild last year][NOTE: These variables are derived and the way the responses are coded is unclear.][Number of traditional occasions mentioned]What kinds of occasions were these? (Examples: Christmas; my birthday; no special occasion) [Traditional occasions include the following: Thanksgiving, Christmas, 4th of July, Easter, Hanukkah, bar mitzvah, someone's birthday, a wedding, wedding anniversary, Mother's Day, Father's Day, school graduation. If an occasion is mentioned in an indefinite plural, count it as two occasions ('birthdays'); 'my birthday, and my son's birthday, and his two children's birthdays,' would be counted as four occasions.] (GCSEEN2)
 TOTAL%
0) 023546.0
1) 18115.9
2) 26913.5
3) 3336.5
4) 4254.9
5) 561.2
6) 671.4
7) 751.0
8) 820.4
9) 920.4
10) 1030.6
12) 1210.2
98) 'Many,' not further specified428.2
Missing2985
Total511100.0
606) (G1) [Number of non-traditional occasions mentioned][Non-traditional occasions include the following: meals that are not part of a traditional occasion; 'no special occasion,' vacations, trips to the zoo. Again, code indefinite plurals as two occasions.] (GCSEEN3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total51025.1935.67
607) (G1) [Number of respondent and/or spouse focused occasions][Occasions where the respondent and/or respondent's spouse is clearly the focus: 'our anniversary,' 'my birthday,' 'he and his parents spent their vacation with us.'] (GCSEEN4)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable47792.4
1) 1295.6
2) 271.4
3) 310.2
4) 410.2
5) 510.2
Missing2980
Total516100.0
608) (G1) [Number of child-focused occasions][Occasions where a child of the respondent was the focus of the event: 'my daughter's 25th anniversary.'] (GCSEEN5)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable51098.8
1) 120.4
2) 230.6
3) 310.2
Missing2980
Total516100.0
609) (G1) [Number of 'study' grandchild focused occasions][Occasions where the grandchild referred to in the following section was clearly the focus of the event: 'his graduation.'] (GCSEEN6)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable48093.0
1) 1316.0
2) 230.6
8) 820.4
Missing2980
Total516100.0
610) (G1) [Number of other grandchild focused occasions][Occasions where a grandchild who is clearly not the one referred to in the following section is the focus of the event: 'his sister's wedding.'] (GCSEEN7)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable51199.0
1) 140.8
2) 210.2
Missing2980
Total516100.0
611) (G1) About how many times in the past year have you and this grandchild talked on the telephone? [# of times] (GCPHONE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total50721.7533.86
612) (G1) Do you and this grandchild ever exchange letters? [Researcher beware. How this variable was arrived at is unclear.] (GCLETTRS)
 TOTAL%
1) No28356.0
2) Rarely, almost never, occasionally5510.9
3) Yes, now that she lives too far away to visit16031.7
4) Monthly, weekly, frequently71.4
Missing2991
Total505100.0
613) (G1) Is there another grandchild with whom you have more contact? (OTHERGC)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes [One or more grandchild seen more]27453.7
2) No [includes not applicable, 'this is only grandchild'23646.3
Missing2986
Total510100.0
614) (G1) [See OTHERGC][A grandchild respondent has more contact with than study grandchild] If 'yes', how old is this grandchild? [Blank] years [Other Grandchild] (OGCAGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total51460.6341.50
615) (G1) Is there another grandchild with whom you have more contact? If 'yes': How far does this grandchild live from you? miles [Other grandchild] (OGCMILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5104,991.704,911.14
616) (G1) [See GCSEEN2 for traditional occasions] On what kinds of occasions do you see this other grandchild? (not the one we named above) [Number of traditional occasions] [Other grandchild] (OGCSEEN2)
 TOTAL%
0) 037071.8
1) 191.7
2) 2101.9
3) 3122.3
4) 471.4
5) 561.2
52) 5210.2
97) 97 times or more20.4
98) 'Many,' not further specified9819.0
Missing2981
Total515100.0
617) (G1) Number of non-traditional occasions grandchild seen?] [Other grandchild] (OGCSEEN3)
 TOTAL%
0) 026050.6
1) 1112.1
2) 240.8
4) 420.4
6) 610.2
7) 710.2
10) 1010.2
12) 1230.6
26) 2610.2
52) 5271.4
97) 97 times or more193.7
98) 'Many,' not further specified20439.7
Missing2982
Total514100.0
618) (G1) [Number of occasions where respondent was the focus?][Other grandchild] (OGCSEEN4)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable51299.2
1) 120.4
5) 510.2
8) 810.2
Missing2980
Total516100.0
619) (G1) [Number of occasions where child of respondent was the focus?][Other grandchild] (OGCSEEN5)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable51499.6
2) 210.2
8) 810.2
Missing2980
Total516100.0
620) (G1) [Number of occasions where grandchild was focus?] [Other grandchild] (OGCSEEN6)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable51499.6
1) 120.4
Missing2980
Total516100.0
621) (G1) [Number of occasions where unspecified grandchild was the focus?] [Unspecified grandchild] (OGCSEEN7)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable51299.2
1) 120.4
8) 820.4
Missing2980
Total516100.0
622) (G1) Taking everything into consideration, how close do you feel is the relationship between you and this grandchild? [Study grandchild] (GCAF11)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close224.3
2) Not too close6312.3
3) Somewhat close8516.6
4) Pretty close14628.5
5) Very close15129.5
6) Extremely close458.8
Missing2984
Total512100.0
623) (G1) How is communication between yourself and this grandchild -- how well can you exchange ideas or talk about things that really concern you? [Study grandchild] (GCCOMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Not good193.7
2) Not too good479.2
3) Some9017.6
4) Pretty good17033.3
5) Very good13025.5
6) Extremely good5410.6
Missing2986
Total510100.0
624) (G1) In general, how SIMILAR are your views about life to those of this grandchild? [Study grandchild] (GCSIML)
 TOTAL%
1) Different5210.3
2) Not too similar6813.5
3) Some11021.8
4) Pretty similar17534.7
5) Very similar8116.1
6) Extremely similar142.8
8) Don't know40.8
Missing2992
Total504100.0
625) (G1) How often do you do things together with this grandchild? [Study grandchild] (DOWGC)
 TOTAL%
1) Seldom16933.5
2) Not too often13226.1
3) Some9118.0
4) Pretty often8416.6
5) Very often285.5
6) Extremely often10.2
Missing2991
Total505100.0
626) (G1) Generally, how well do you and this grandchild get along together? [Study grandchild] (GCAF12)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well10.2
2) Not too well40.8
3) Somewhat244.7
4) Pretty well11923.3
5) Very well20640.4
6) Extremely well15530.4
8) Don't know10.2
Missing2986
Total510100.0
627) (G1) How well do you feel your grandchild understands you? [Study grandchild] (GCAF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well152.9
2) Not too well367.1
3) Somewhat6112.0
4) Pretty well21141.4
5) Very well14127.6
6) Extremely well458.8
8) Don't know10.2
Missing2986
Total510100.0
628) (G1) How well do you understand him or her? [Study grandchild] (GCAF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well112.2
2) Not too well367.0
3) Somewhat489.4
4) Pretty well21141.3
5) Very well15630.5
6) Extremely well499.6
Missing2985
Total511100.0
629) (G1) YOU AND YOUR GRANDCHILD: Now some questions about your relations with grandchildren. Please answer in terms of the specific grandchild who was named on the paper at the beginning of this section. [First study grandchild assigned at Time-1: 3-digit subject code]. [NOTE: See G3R1, first G3 referent at Time-1, and the process used to select the G3 study child and study grandchild referents] (GCPREF)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total514143.8634.11
630) (G1) Study Grandchild 2: 3-digit subject code for second study grandchild assigned (GC2PREF)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total176149.9239.75
631) (G1) How many miles do you live from the grandchild we are asking about here? [Blank] miles [Study grandchild 2] (GC2MILE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310418.611,075.93
632) (G1) About how many times in the past year have you seen this grandchild? [Blank] [Study grandchild 2] (GC2SEEN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total17522.9131.55
633) (G1) [Number of traditional occasions grandchild seen?][Study grandchild 2] (GC2SEEN2)
 TOTAL%
0) 07122.8
1) 116954.3
2) 2247.7
3) 3113.5
4) 4123.9
5) 520.6
6) 631.0
7) 710.3
9) 920.6
12) 1210.3
98) 'Many,' not further specified154.8
Missing3185
Total311100.0
634) (G1) [Number of non-traditional occasions grandchild seen?] [Study grandchild 2] (GC2SEEN3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total17425.2735.73
635) (G1) [Number of occasions where respondent was the focus?][Study grandchild 2] (GC2SEEN4)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable15789.7
1) 1148.0
4) 410.6
6) 610.6
8) 821.1
Missing3321
Total175100.0
636) (G1) [Number of occasions where child of respondent was the focus?] [Study grandchild 2] (GC2SEEN5)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable17398.9
1) 110.6
3) 310.6
Missing3321
Total175100.0
637) (G1) [Number of occasions where grandchild was focus?][Study grandchild 2] (GC2SEEN6)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable15990.9
1) 1137.4
2) 231.7
Missing3321
Total175100.0
638) (G1) [Number of occasions where unspecified grandchild was the focus?][Unspecified grandchild 2] (GC2SEEN7)
 TOTAL%
0) None or not applicable17097.1
1) 152.9
Missing3321
Total175100.0
639) (G1) About how many times in the last year have you and this grandchild talked on the phone? [# of times][Study grandchild 2] (GC2PHONE)
 TOTAL%
0) 03419.8
1) 1179.9
2) 22112.2
3) 3148.1
4) 495.2
5) 563.5
6) 684.7
7) 710.6
8) 810.6
10) 1084.7
11) 1110.6
12) 1274.1
13) 1310.6
15) 1552.9
20) 2063.5
24) 2410.6
25) 2552.9
30) 3010.6
40) 4010.6
45) 4510.6
50) 5021.2
52) 5210.6
75) 7510.6
98) 'Many,' not further specified2011.6
Missing3324
Total172100.0
640) (G1) Do you and this grandchild ever exchange letters? [Number] [Study grandchild 2] (GC2LETRS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1741.830.96
641) (G1) Taking everything into consideration, how close do you feel is the relationship between you and this grandchild? [Study grandchild 2] (GC2AF11)
 TOTAL%
1) Not close52.8
2) Not too close148.0
3) Somewhat close2514.2
4) Pretty close6436.4
5) Very close5833.0
6) Extremely close105.7
Missing3320
Total176100.0
642) (G1) How is communication between yourself and this grandchild -- how well can you exchange ideas or talk about things that really concern you? [Study grandchild 2] (GC2COMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Not good63.4
2) Not too good105.7
3) Somewhat good2212.5
4) Pretty good7240.9
5) Very good5933.5
6) Extremely good74.0
Missing3320
Total176100.0
643) (G1) In general, how similar are your views about life to those of this grandchild? [Study grandchild 2] (GC2SIML)
 TOTAL%
1) Different116.4
2) Not too similar2615.0
3) Somewhat similar2715.6
4) Pretty similar6738.7
5) Very similar3822.0
6) Extremely similar31.7
8) Don't know10.6
Missing3323
Total173100.0
644) (G1) How often do you do things together with this grandchild? [Study grandchild 2] (DOWGC2)
 TOTAL%
1) Seldom5733.7
2) Not too often4426.0
3) Some2816.6
4) Pretty often3520.7
5) Very often53.0
Missing3327
Total169100.0
645) (G1) Generally, how well do you and this grandchild get along together? [Study grandchild 2] (GC2AF12)
 TOTAL%
2) Not too well10.6
3) Somewhat well52.9
4) Pretty well3520.0
5) Very well9453.7
6) Extremely well4022.9
Missing3321
Total175100.0
646) (G1) How well do you feel your grandchild understands you? [Study grandchild 2] (GC2AF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well10.6
2) Not too well52.9
3) Somewhat well2212.6
4) Pretty well7844.6
5) Very well5833.1
6) Extremely well105.7
8) Don't know10.6
Missing3321
Total175100.0
647) (G1) How well do you understand him or her? [Study grandchild 2] (GC2AF6)
 TOTAL%
1) Not well31.7
2) Not too well105.7
3) Some137.4
4) Pretty well7643.4
5) Very well6235.4
6) Extremely well116.3
Missing3321
Total175100.0
648) (G1, G2, G3) Sex? (SEXB)
 TOTAL%
1) Male70945.6
2) Female84654.4
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
649) (G1, G2, G3) [Sex of all children listed] [Number of sons listed] (SONS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total20440.941.17
650) (G1, G2, G3) [Sex of all children listed] [Number of daughters listed] (DTRS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total20441.021.22
651) (G1, G2, G3) [Ages of all children listed] [Total number of children listed] (TOTKIDS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total20441.971.94
652) (G1, G2, G3) What is your age? (AGEB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155240.7119.66
653) (G1, G2, G3) What is your present marital status? (Circle the number of the appropriate answer). (MARSTATB)
 TOTAL%
1) Single36123.2
2) Engaged694.4
3) Married105267.7
5) Widowed312.0
6) Divorced or separated412.6
Missing1942
Total1554100.0
654) (G1, G2, G3) [If] married: for how long? [If] widowed: how long? [If] divorced or separated: how long? (NUMYRMAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total112427.0920.12
655) (G1, G2, G3) What is your religion? (If Protestant, which denomination?) (RELB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1506151.34101.16
656) (G1, G2, G3) What is your date of birth? Month (MONTHB)
 TOTAL%
1) January1107.1
2) February1016.5
3) March1248.0
4) April1419.1
5) May1429.2
6) June1076.9
7) July1368.8
8) August1489.6
9) September1469.4
10) October1469.4
11) November1308.4
12) December1187.6
Missing1947
Total1549100.0
657) (G1, G2, G3) [Date of birth] Day (DAYB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total154915.848.81
658) (G1, G2, G3) [Date of birth] Year (YEARB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155536.5322.82
659) (G1, G2, G3) In this part of our study we are seeking information about the timing of some events in the course of people's lives. For each event listed, please write down the year (example: 1956) in which that event happened to you. Some of the events may have happened more than once. Whenever this is the case, please indicate the date of each occurrence. Of course, when we ask for the first or last occurrence, only put one date. Since this list covers the whole life-span (for example: retirement), many of the events may not have occurred in your life. If you have never experienced the event, write 'Never' (or just 'N') in the blank. If you can't remember the year, estimate as well as you can. EVENT: You got your first full-time job (not just a summer job) [Year of first job] (YR1JOB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total12421,946.3718.41
660) (G1, G2, G3) You began working in your life career occupation (If you've changed careers, when did you begin your first one?) [Year when first career occupation began] (YR1CAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total10181,946.1416.89
661) (G1, G2, G3) You changed to a new career (remember: If this occurred several times put down each year that it happened) [Year of first job change] (YR1JOBC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5611,951.6415.30
662) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of job change to a second new career] (YR2JOBC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1821,957.4213.64
663) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of job changes][Derived from a count of the years listed when a career change occurred] (NUMJOBC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13660.671.11
664) (G1, G2, G3) You lost a job (fired, laid off, or you quit) [Year of first job loss] (YR1LSTJ)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8951,955.2514.90
665) (G1, G2, G3) You lost a job [Year of second job loss] (YR2LSTJ)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2951,962.8010.57
666) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of jobs lost][Derived from the years listed when a job loss occurred] (NUMLSTJ)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13731.141.41
667) (G1, G2, G3) In this part of our study we are seeking information about the timing of some events in the course of people's lives. For each event listed, please write down the year (example: 1956) in which the event happened to you. Some of the events may have happened more than once. Whenever this is the case, please indicate the date of each occurrence. Of course, when we ask for the first or last occurrence, only put one date. Since this list covers the whole life-span (for example: retirement), many of the events may not have occurred in your life. If you have never experienced the event, write 'Never' (or just 'N') in the blank. If you can't remember the year, estimate as well as you can. EVENT: Retirement YEAR(S) [First retirement] (YR1RET)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total26264.586.64
668) (G1, G2, G3) Retirement [Year of respondent's second retirement] (YR2RET)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total666.335.24
669) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of times respondent has retired][Derived from number of retirement years listed] (NUMRET)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13870.190.41
670) (G1, G2, G3) [Life Event] You began dating for the first time (YRDATE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total148546.6118.65
671) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of first time] You became engaged to be married (YR1ENG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total114545.1916.75
672) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of second time] You became engaged to be married (YR2ENG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4257.5015.48
673) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of engagements][Derived by counting the years listed when respondent became engaged to be married] (NUMENG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14990.810.52
674) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of first time] You began living with someone outside of marriage (YR1COHB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total17063.2512.94
675) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of second time] You began living with someone outside of marriage (YR2COHB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total870.131.64
676) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of cohabitations (i.e., living with someone outside of marriage)] [Derived by counting the years listed when respondent began cohabitating] (NUMCOHB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14360.130.38
677) (G1, G2, G3) [Life Event] You experienced your first sexual relations (YR1SEX)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total133648.2517.71
678) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of 1st time] You were married (YR1MAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total112444.3515.73
679) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of 2nd time] You were married (YR2MAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14656.5211.71
680) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of marriages][Derived by counting the years listed when respondent was married] (NUMMAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15300.840.60
681) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of 1st time] Separation from spouse (YR1SEP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total18854.2112.63
682) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of 2nd time] Separation from spouse (YR2SEP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1662.568.57
683) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of separations from spouse][Derived by counting the years listed when respondent separated from spouse] (NUMSEP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14390.140.39
684) [Timing of events questions] Death of a spouse [Year of death of first spouse] (YR1SDTH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total6059.5312.80
685) (G1, G2, G3) [Timing of events questions] Death of a spouse [Year of death of second spouse] (YR2SDTH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total134.000.00
686) (G1, G2, G3) [Timing of events questions][Number of deaths of spouse(s)] (NUMSDTH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15340.040.20
687) (G1, G2, G3) In this part of our study we are seeking information about the timing of some events in the course of people's lives. For each event listed, please write down the year (example: 1956) in which that event happened to you. Some of the events may have happened more than once. Whenever that is the case, please indicate the date of each occurrence. Of course, when we ask for the first or the last occurrence of something, put only one date. Since this list covers the whole life-span (for example: retirement), many of the events may not have occurred in your life. If you have never experience the event, write Never' (or just 'N') in the blank. If you can't remember the year, estimate as well as you can. Event: Divorce [Year of first divorce.] (YR1DIV)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15654.4412.46
688) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of second divorce] Divorce (YR2DIV)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1365.085.35
689) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of divorces][Derived by counting the years listed when respondent divorced] (NUMDIV)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15300.110.35
690) (G1, G2, G3) [Life Events] You began formal schooling for the first time (YR1SCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140338.3920.66
691) (G1, G2, G3) [Life Events] You re-entered formal schooling after having left [the first time] (YR1RSCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total34253.1615.94
692) (G1, G2, G3) [Life Event] You re-entered formal schooling after having left [the second time] (YR2RSCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2555.5216.66
693) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of times you re-entered formal schooling after having left][Derived by counting the years listed where respondent re-entered formal schooling] (NUMSCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13570.280.52
694) (G1, G2, G3) You ceased formal schooling (YRSSCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total102646.6818.90
695) (G1, G2, G3) You gained a child (birth, adoption, or marriage to someone with dependent children) [Year of the first time] (YRFSTC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total91745.2613.94
696) (G1, G2, G3) You gained a child. [Year of the last time] (YRLSTC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total76452.4412.52
697) (G1, G2, G3) Oldest child entered first grade [Year] (YRCSCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total88447.2212.16
698) (G1, G2, G3) In this part of our study we are seeking information about the timing of some events in the course of people's lives. For each event listed, please write down the year (example: 1956) in which that event happened to you. Some of the events may have happened more than once. Whenever that is the case, please indicate the date of each occurrence. Of course, when we ask for the first or the last occurrence of something, put only one date. Since this list covers the whole life-span (for example: retirement), many of the events may not have occurred in your life. If you have never experienced the event, write 'Never' (or just 'N') in the blank. If you can't remember the year, estimate as well as you can. EVENT: You 'launched' a child into a life of his own [Year of the first time] (YR1LNCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total58857.9111.66
699) (G1, G2, G3) You 'launched' a child into a life of his own [Year of the second time] (YR2LNCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1765.067.80
700) (G1, G2, G3) You 'launched' a child into a life of his own. [Number of times] (NUMLNCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13980.440.56
701) (G1, G2, G3) In this part of our study we are seeking information about the timing of some events in the course of people's lives. For each event listed, please write down the year (example: 1956) in which the event happened to you. Some of the events may have happened more than once. Whenever this is the case, please indicate the date of each occurrence. Of course, when we ask for the first or last occurrence, only put one date. Since this list covers the whole life span (for example: retirement), many of the events may not have occurred in your life. If you have never experienced the event, write 'Never' (or just 'N') in the blank. If you can't remember the year, estimate as well as you can. EVENT: You became economically self-supporting. YEAR(S) (YRSUPP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total97446.8718.41
702) (G1, G2, G3) [Military service] [Year of the first time] You entered military service (YR1ENTM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31745.3714.26
703) (G1, G2, G3) [Military service][Year of the second time] You entered military service (YR2ENTM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1549.4710.30
704) (G1, G2, G3) [Military service][Number of times you entered][Derived by counting the years listed when respondent entered military service] (NUMENT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14410.230.44
705) (G1, G2, G3) [Military service][Year of the first time] You were discharged from the military service (YR1DISM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total28746.9113.25
706) (G1, G2, G3) [Military service][Year of the second time] You were discharged from the military service (YR2DISM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1556.277.92
707) (G1, G2, G3) [Military service][number of times you were discharged][Derived by counting the years listed when respondent was discharged from the military service] (NUMDIS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14180.210.44
708) (G1, G2, G3) You were arrested for a misdemeanor [Year of the first time] (YR1MIS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14858.3915.13
709) (G1, G2, G3) You were arrested for a misdemeanor [Year of the second time] (YR2MIS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1266.176.81
710) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of times you were arrested for a misdemeanor][Derived by counting the years listed when respondent was arrested for a misdemeanor] (NUMMIS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14360.120.40
711) (G1, G2, G3) You were arrested for a felony [Year of the first time] (YR1FEL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4063.8311.78
712) (G1, G2, G3) You were arrested for a felony [Year of the second time] (YR2FEL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total371.001.00
713) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of times you were arrested for a felony][Derived by counting the years listed when respondent was arrested for a felony] (NUMFEL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14420.030.20
714) (G1, G2, G3) You were sentenced to a correctional institution [Year of the first time] (YR1JAIL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2257.6414.57
715) (G1, G2, G3) You were sentenced to a correctional institution [Year of the second time] (YR2JAIL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total271.001.41
716) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of times you were sentenced to a correctional institution][Derived by counting the years listed when respondent was sentenced to a correctional institution] (NUMJAIL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14410.020.15
717) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of the first time] You moved to a new residence (YR1RES)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total130150.2715.29
718) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of the second time] You moved to a new residence (YR2RES)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total55264.238.58
719) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of times you moved to a new residence][Derived by counting the years listed when respondent moved to a new residence] (NUMRES)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14132.522.53
720) (G1, G2, G3) A child left home against your will [Year of the first time] (YR1RUN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total9963.0410.24
721) (G1, G2, G3) A child left home against your will [Year of the second time] (YR2RUN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total664.839.37
722) (G1, G2, G3) A child left home against your will. [Number of times] (NUMRUN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14290.080.29
723) (G1, G2, G3) In this part of our study we are seeking information about the timing of some events in the course of people's lives. For each event listed, please write down the year (example: 1956) in which that event happened to you. Some of the events may have happened more than once. Whenever that is the case, please indicate the date of each occurrence. Of course, when we ask for the first or the last occurrence of something, put only one date. Since this list covers the whole life-span (for example: retirement), many of the events may not have occurred in your life. If you have never experienced the event, write 'Never' (or just 'N') in the blank. If you can't remember the year, estimate as well as you can. Event: You permanently left your parents' home (YRLFTHM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total114045.7117.15
724) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of first treatment for an emotional disorder] You underwent treatment for an emotional disorder. (YR1EMOT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total10961.3110.48
725) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of second treatment for emotional disorder] (YR2EMOT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1668.136.37
726) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of treatments for emotional disorders] (NUMEMOT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14510.090.32
727) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of the first time] You began regular church attendance (YR1GOCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total113641.4019.24
728) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of the second time] You began regular church attendance (YR2GOCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4957.9414.67
729) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of times regular church attendance][Derived by counting the years listed where respondent began regular church attendance] (NUMGOCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14540.820.50
730) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of first time] You ceased regular church attendance (YR1NOCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total77154.6015.99
731) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of second time] You ceased regular church attendance (YR2NOCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2864.508.41
732) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of times ceased regular church attendance][Derived by counting the years listed where respondent ceased regular church attendance] (NUMNOCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14260.570.56
733) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of the first time] You changed to a new religion or religious denomination. (YR1CREL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total33756.8412.74
734) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of the second time] You changed to a new religion or religious denomination. (YR2CREL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2663.777.72
735) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of times you changed to a new religion or religious denomination][Derived by counting the years listed where respondent changed to a new religion or religious denomination] (NUMCREL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14250.270.55
736) (G1, G2, G3) [Year of the first time] You had an important spiritual experience (YR1SPRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total52855.7016.22
737) (G1, G2, G3) [Year for the second time] You had an important spiritual experience (YR2SPRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total7763.5710.99
738) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of times had an important spiritual experience][Derived by counting the years listed where respondent had an important spiritual experience] (NUMSPRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13950.500.88
739) (G1, G2, G3) [SCS1-SCS3] You experienced a major personal success (Please list below each major success experience, if any, and indicate the date of its occurrence; each such event should be listed, even if we have already included it in our list.) (YR1SCS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total102655.1416.11
740) (G1, G2, G3) [Personal Success] [YEAR OF SECOND SUCCESS] (YR2SCS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total76259.2513.67
741) (G1, G2, G3) [Personal Success] [YEAR OF THIRD SUCCESS] (YR3SCS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total51262.8411.59
742) (G1, G2, G3) You experienced a major personal failure (Again, please list each such event, if any, even if we've already included it.) [YEAR OF FIRST FAILURE] (YR1FAIL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total56559.2813.90
743) (G1, G2, G3) [Personal failure] [YEAR OF SECOND FAILURE] (YR2FAIL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total21461.4412.22
744) (G1, G2, G3) [Personal failure] [YEAR OF THIRD FAILURE] (YR3FAIL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total9465.1110.40
745) (G1, G2, G3) In this part of our study we are seeking information about the timing of some events in the course of people's lives. For each event listed, please write down the year (example: 1956) in which that event happened to you. Some of the events may have happened more than once. Whenever that is the case, please indicate the date of each occurrence. Of course, when we ask for the first or the last occurrence of something, put only one date. Since this list covers the whole life-span (for example: retirement), many of the events may not have occurred in your life. If you have never experienced the event, write 'Never' (or just 'N') in the blank. If you can't remember the year, estimate as well as you can. You felt like you were going to have a nervous breakdown [year of first nervous breakdown] (YR1BRK)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total38662.9211.39
746) (G1, G2, G3) [Date of second occurrence] [Year of second nervous breakdown] (YR2BRK)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total7067.318.05
747) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of nervous breakdowns] (NUMBRK)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14150.340.63
748) (G1, G2, G3) [Timing of events question] Death of parent [Year of first death] (YR1PDTH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total61547.0417.60
749) (G1, G2, G3) [Timing of events question] Death of parent [Year of second death] (YR2PDTH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total19053.4213.63
750) (G1, G2, G3) [Timing of events question] [Number of parents' death] (NUMPDTH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14470.560.71
751) (G1, G2, G3) [Timing of events question] Death of a child [Year of first death] (YR1CDTH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total10747.3514.51
752) (G1, G2, G3) [Timing of events question] Death of a child [Year of second death] (YR2CDTH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total746.4310.88
753) (G1, G2, G3) [Timing of events question] [Number of children's death] (NUMCDTH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14190.080.29
754) (G1, G2, G3) Other important things that happened in your life. (Please write in.) [YEAR OF MISC EVENT 1] (YR1MISC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total67959.4414.37
755) (G1, G2, G3) [Other important Events] [Year of misc event 2] (YR2MISC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total37361.6912.65
756) (G1, G2, G3) [Other important Events] [Year of misc event 3] (YR3MISC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total16663.9210.92
757) (G1, G2. G3) All people become involved at some time in their life in several different areas of activity. For example, we go to school, raise families, work at jobs, and so on. Our experiences in these areas may change from time to time. Sometimes the changes represent improvement; at other times, things may take a turn for the worse. In this part of the questionnaire, we are interested in just such changes. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the better may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Area of Change: Your schooling. Year(s) of major improvement (UPSCH1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total89255.5717.68
758) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of major changes for the better in your schooling][Derived by counting the years listed where a change for the better occurred] (UPSCH2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13261.381.86
759) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster of major changes for the better in your schooling] (UPSCH3)
 TOTAL%
0) Single year specified72180.8
1) Cluster of years17119.2
Missing2604
Total892100.0
760) (G1, G2, G3) All people become involved at some time in their life in several different areas of activity. For example, we go to school, raise families, work at jobs, and so on. Our experiences in these areas may change from time to time. Sometimes the change represents improvements; at other times, things may take a turn for the worse. In this part of the questionnaire, we are interested in just such changes. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the better may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Area of Change [for the better] Your marriage. Year(s) of major improvement [First year] (UPMAR1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total60355.0216.41
761) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of Change for the better] Your marriage [Number of years] (UPMAR2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change74955.4
1) Number of years of change50037.0
2) Number of years of change423.1
3) Number of years of change80.6
4) Number of years of change80.6
5) Number of years of change40.3
6) Number of years of change10.1
7) Number of years of change10.1
8) Eight or more years of change392.9
Missing2144
Total1352100.0
762) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the better] Your marriage [Cluster variable indicating change] (UPMAR3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed54690.5
1) One or more years or change listed579.5
Missing2893
Total603100.0
763) (G1, G2, G3) All people become involved at some time in their life in several different areas of activity. For example, we go to school, raise families, work at jobs, and so on. Our experiences in these areas may change from time to time. Sometimes the changes represent improvements; at other times, things may take a turn for the worse. In this part of the questionnaire, we are interested in just such changes. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the better may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Your relationship with your parents -- Year(s) of major change for the better: (UPPAR1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total65061.0515.09
764) (G1, G2, G3) [Changes in relationship] [Number of improvements in relationship with your parents] (UPPAR2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change60448.2
1) Number of years of change53742.8
2) Number of years of change534.2
3) Number of years of change211.7
4) Number of years of change50.4
5) Number of years of change60.5
6) Number of years of change40.3
7) Number of years of change10.1
8) Eight or more years of change231.8
Missing2242
Total1254100.0
765) (G1, G2, G3) [Changes in relationship] [Cluster of parent relationship improvements] (UPPAR3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed59691.7
1) One or more years or change listed548.3
Missing2846
Total650100.0
766) (G1, G2, G3) All people become involved at some time in their life in several different areas of activity. For example, we go to school, raise families, work at jobs, and so on. Our experiences in these areas may change from time to time. Sometimes the changes represent improvements; at other times, things may take a turn for the worse. In this part of the questionnaire, we are interested in just such changes. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the better may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the are referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Your relationship with your in-laws [Year(s) of major change for the better] (UPINLW1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31658.7213.59
767) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of improvements in relationship with in-laws] (UPINLW2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change94374.9
1) Number of years of change28122.3
2) Number of years of change141.1
3) Number of years of change20.2
4) Number of years of change30.2
5) Number of years of change20.2
6) Number of years of change10.1
7) Number of years of change10.1
8) Eight or more years of change121.0
Missing2237
Total1259100.0
768) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster of in-law relationship improvements] (UPINLW3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed29794.0
1) One or more years or change listed196.0
Missing3180
Total316100.0
769) (G1, G2, G3) All people become involved at some time in their life in several different areas of activity. For example, we go to school, raise families, work at jobs, and so on. Our experiences in these areas may change from time to time. Sometimes the changes represent improvements; at other times, things may take a turn for the worse. In this part of the questionnaire, we are interested in just such changes. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the better may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Your relationship with your children [Year(s) of major change for the better] (UPCHLD1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total27664.6110.67
770) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of improvements in relationship with children] (UPCHLD2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change98978.2
1) Number of years of change22617.9
2) Number of years of change191.5
3) Number of years of change80.6
4) Number of years of change40.3
6) Number of years of change10.1
7) Number of years of change20.2
8) Eight or more years of change161.3
Missing2231
Total1265100.0
771) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster of children relationship improvements] (UPCHLD3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed25190.9
1) One or more years or change listed259.1
Missing3220
Total276100.0
772) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the better] Your work situation. Year(s) of major improvement [First year] (UPWORK1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total73564.5110.55
773) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of improvements in work situation][Derived by counting the years listed where there was a change for the better] (UPWORK2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change54942.8
1) Number of years of change59746.5
2) Number of years of change433.3
3) Number of years of change231.8
4) Number of years of change151.2
5) Number of years of change60.5
6) Number of years of change80.6
7) Number of years of change30.2
8) Eight or more years of change403.1
Missing2212
Total1284100.0
774) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster variable indicating change for the better in work situation] (UPWORK3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed66690.6
1) One or more years or change listed699.4
Missing2761
Total735100.0
775) (G1, G2, G3) All people become involved at some time in their life in several different areas of activity. For example, we go to school, raise families, work at jobs, and so on. Our experiences in these areas may change from time to time. Sometimes the changes represent improvements; at other times, things may take a turn for the worse. In this part of the questionnaire, we are interested in just such changes. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the better may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the are referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Your relationship with your friends [Year(s) of major change for the better.] (UPFRND1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total50866.169.09
776) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of improvements in relationships with friends] (UPFRND2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change71458.4
1) Number of years of change41634.0
2) Number of years of change352.9
3) Number of years of change201.6
4) Number of years of change80.7
5) Number of years of change90.7
6) Number of years of change40.3
7) Number of years of change10.1
8) Eight or more years of change151.2
Missing2274
Total1222100.0
777) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster of friend relationship improvements] (UPFRND3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed45689.8
1) One or more years or change listed5210.2
Missing2988
Total508100.0
778) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change] Your religious activities. Year(s) of major improvement (UPREL1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total48161.2712.85
779) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of major changes for the better in your religious activities] [Derived by counting the years listed where a change for the better occurred] (UPREL2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total12780.551.11
780) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster of major changes for the better in your religious activities] (UPREL3)
 TOTAL%
0) Single year specified44392.1
1) Cluster of years387.9
Missing3015
Total481100.0
781) (G1, G2, G3) All people become involved at some time in their life in several different areas of activity. For example we go to school, raise families, work at jobs, and so on. Our experiences in these areas may change from time to time. Sometimes the changes represent improvements; at other times, things may take a turn for the worse. [UPFIN1-UPWORK3][Changes for the better] In this part of the questionnaire, we are interested in just such changes. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example:1956) that any major changes for the better may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in an area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Area of Change [For the better] Your financial situation. Year(s) of major improvement [First year] (UPFIN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total91764.779.68
782) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the better] [Number of improvements in financial situation][Derived by counting the years listed where there was a change for the better] (UPFIN2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change36728.6
1) Number of years of change78661.2
2) Number of years of change483.7
3) Number of years of change221.7
4) Number of years of change181.4
5) Number of years of change50.4
7) Number of years of change30.2
8) Eight or more years of change352.7
Missing2212
Total1284100.0
783) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the better] [Cluster variable indicating change for the better in financial situation] (UPFIN3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed85192.8
1) One or more years of change listed667.2
Missing2579
Total917100.0
784) (G1, G2, G3) [See UPFIN1][Area of change for the better] Your living conditions. Year(s) of major improvement [First year] (UPLIV1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total79963.0010.37
785) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the better] [Number of improvements in living conditions][Derived by counting the years listed where there was a change for the better] (UPLIV2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change48037.5
1) Number of years of change68053.2
2) Number of years of change423.3
3) Number of years of change191.5
4) Number of years of change90.7
5) Number of years of change90.7
6) Number of years of change20.2
7) Number of years of change50.4
8) Eight or more years of change332.6
Missing2217
Total1279100.0
786) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the better] [Cluster variable indicating change for the better in living conditions] (UPLIV3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed74593.2
1) One or more years of change listed546.8
Missing2697
Total799100.0
787) (G1, G2, G3) All people become involved at some Time-in their life in several different areas of activity. For example, we go to school, raise families, work at jobs, and so on. Our experiences in these areas may change from Time-to time. Sometimes the changes represent improvements; at other times, things may take a turn for the worse. In this part of the questionnaire, we are interested in just such changes. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example, 1956) that any major changes for the better may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Area of change [For the better]: Your personal health. Year(s) of major improvement [First year] (UPHLTH1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total32564.1110.70
788) (G1, G2, G3) [Regarding life improvements] Area of change [for the better]: Your personal health (UPHLTH2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change93274.1
1) Number of years of change28122.4
2) Number of years of change211.7
3) Number of years of change40.3
4) Number of years of change50.4
6) Number of years of change10.1
8) Eight or more years of change131.0
Missing2239
Total1257100.0
789) (G1, G2, G3) [Regarding life improvements] Area of change [for the better]: Your personal health (UPHLTH3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed30593.8
1) One or more years of change listed206.2
Missing3171
Total325100.0
790) (G1, G2, G3) Now we are interested in times when things have taken a turn for the worse. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the worse may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Area of change: Your schooling. Year(s) of major change for the worse (DNSCH1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total54955.6617.13
791) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of major changes for the worse in your schooling][Derived by counting the years listed here a change for the worse occurred] (DNSCH2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13600.560.98
792) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster of major changes for the worse in your schooling] (DNSCH3)
 TOTAL%
0) Single year specified51193.1
1) Cluster of years386.9
Missing2947
Total549100.0
793) Now we are interested in times when things have taken a turn for the worse. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the worse may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Area of change [for the worse]. Your marriage. Year(s) of major change for the worse [First year] (DNMAR1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total37357.6212.41
794) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the worse] Your marriage [Number of years] (DNMAR2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change99872.8
1) Number of years of change31422.9
2) Number of years of change231.7
3) Number of years of change110.8
4) Number of years of change50.4
5) Number of years of change20.1
6) Number of years of change10.1
8) Eight or more years of change171.2
Missing2125
Total1371100.0
795) [Area of change for the worse] Your marriage [Cluster variable indicating change] (DNMAR3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed34592.5
1) One or more years of change listed287.5
Missing3123
Total373100.0
796) Now we are interested in times when things have taken a turn for the worse. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the worse may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Your relationship with your parents -- Year(s) of major change for the worse: (DNPAR1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total49761.4012.49
797) (G1, G2, G3) [Changes in relationship] [Number of declines in relationship with parents] (DNPAR2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change86063.4
1) Number of years of change39929.4
2) Number of years of change402.9
3) Number of years of change272.0
4) Number of years of change90.7
5) Number of years of change50.4
6) Number of years of change40.3
7) Number of years of change30.2
8) Eight or more years of change100.7
Missing2139
Total1357100.0
798) (G1, G2, G3) [Changes in relationship] [Cluster of parent relationship declines] (DNPAR3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed44088.5
1) One or more years of change listed5711.5
Missing2999
Total497100.0
799) Now we are interested in times when things have taken a turn for the worse. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the worse may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Your relationship with your in-laws. [Year(s) of major change for the worse] (DNINLW1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total19458.7513.43
800) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of declines in in-law relationship] (DNINLW2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change114085.5
1) Number of years of change18013.5
2) Number of years of change50.4
3) Number of years of change20.1
4) Number of years of change10.1
6) Number of years of change10.1
8) Eight or more years of change50.4
Missing2162
Total1334100.0
801) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster of in-law relationship declines] (DNINLW3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed18595.4
1) One or more years of change listed94.6
Missing3302
Total194100.0
802) Now we are interested in times when things have taken a turn for the worse. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the worse may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Your relationship with your children. [Year(s) of major change for the worse] (DNCHLD1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total19964.688.31
803) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of declines in relationship with children] (DNCHLD2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change118085.6
1) Number of years of change16712.1
2) Number of years of change151.1
3) Number of years of change70.5
4) Number of years of change30.2
5) Number of years of change30.2
6) Number of years of change10.1
7) Number of years of change20.1
8) Eight or more years of change10.1
Missing2117
Total1379100.0
804) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster of children relationship declines] (DNCHLD3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed18492.5
1) One or more years of change listed157.5
Missing3297
Total199100.0
805) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the worse] Your work situation. Year(s) of major change for the worse [First year] (DNWORK1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total46162.9612.36
806) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of declines in work situation][Derived by counting the years listed where there was a change for the worse] (DNWORK2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change88165.6
1) Number of years of change39629.5
2) Number of years of change302.2
3) Number of years of change131.0
4) Number of years of change50.4
5) Number of years of change40.3
6) Number of years of change20.1
7) Number of years of change40.3
8) Eight or more years of change70.5
Missing2154
Total1342100.0
807) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the worse] [Cluster variable indicating change for the worse in work situation] (DNWORK3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed43393.9
1) One or more years of change listed286.1
Missing3035
Total461100.0
808) (G1, G2, G3) Now we are interested in times when things have taken a turn for the worse. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the worse may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Your relationship with your friends. [Year(s) of major change for the worse.] (DNFRND1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total27666.707.53
809) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of declines in relationships with friends] (DNFRND2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change106279.4
1) Number of years of change22917.1
2) Number of years of change231.7
3) Number of years of change100.7
4) Number of years of change40.3
5) Number of years of change20.1
6) Number of years of change20.1
7) Number of years of change20.1
8) Eight or more years of change40.3
Missing2158
Total1338100.0
810) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster of friend relationship declines] (DNFRND3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed25391.7
1) One or more years of change listed238.3
Missing3220
Total276100.0
811) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of Change] Your religious activities. Year(s) of major change for the worse (DNREL1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total36361.7411.94
812) (G1, G2, G3) [Number of major changes for the worse in your religious activities][Derived by counting the years listed where a change for the worse occurred] (DNREL2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13370.370.85
813) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster of major changes for the worse in your religious activities] (DNREL3)
 TOTAL%
0) Single year specified33692.6
1) Cluster of years was specified277.4
Missing3133
Total363100.0
814) (G1, G2, G3) All people become involved at some time in their life in several different areas of activity. For example we go to school, raise families, work at jobs, and so on. Our experiences in these areas may change from time to time. Sometimes the changes represent improvements; at other times, things may take a turn for the worse. Now we are interested in times when things have taken a turn for the worse. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the worse may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to (for example if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Area of change [for the worse]: Your financial situation. Year(s) of major change for the worse [First year] (DNFIN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155568.8410.79
815) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the worse] [Number of declines in financial situation][Derived by counting the years listed where there was a change for the worse] (DNFIN2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change78658.1
1) Number of years of change47635.2
2) Number of years of change372.7
3) Number of years of change161.2
4) Number of years of change90.7
5) Number of years of change40.3
6) Number of years of change110.8
7) Number of years of change20.1
8) Eight or more years of change120.9
Missing2143
Total1353100.0
816) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the worse] [Cluster variable indicating change for the worse in financial situation] (DNFIN3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed51891.4
1) One or more years of change listed498.6
Missing2929
Total567100.0
817) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the worse] Your living conditions. Year(s) of major change for the worse [First year] (DNLIV1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total38356.7214.32
818) (G1, G2, G3) [Area of change for the worse] [Number of declines in living conditions][Derived by counting the years listed where there was a change for the worse] (DNLIV2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change96971.7
1) Number of years of change33524.8
2) Number of years of change221.6
3) Number of years of change50.4
4) Number of years of change60.4
5) Number of years of change40.3
6) Number of years of change30.2
8) Eight or more years of change80.6
Missing2144
Total1352100.0
819) (G1, G2, G3) [Cluster variable indicating change for the worse in living conditions] (DNLIV3)
 TOTAL%
0) No change listed35993.7
1) One or more years of change listed246.3
Missing3113
Total383100.0
820) (G1, G2, G3) Now we are interested in times when things have taken a turn for the worse. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the year (for example: 1956) that any major changes for the worse may have occurred. Please indicate the changes, even if you are no longer involved in the area referred to. If you have never been involved in an area (for example, if you have never been married), or if your situation has always been the same (for example, if you have always been fairly healthy), put 'Never' (or 'N') in the appropriate boxes. Area of change [for the worse]: Your personal health (DNHLTH1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total45063.0011.12
821) (G1, G2, G3) [Regarding life turns for the worse] Area of change [for the worse]: Your personal health (DNHLTH2)
 TOTAL%
0) No change92267.2
1) Number of years of change37227.1
2) Number of years of change312.3
3) Number of years of change130.9
4) Number of years of change90.7
5) Number of years of change50.4
6) Number of years of change40.3
7) Number of years of change10.1
8) Eight or more years of change151.1
Missing2124
Total1372100.0
822) (G1, G2, G3) [Regarding life turns for the worse] Area of change [for the worse]: Your personal health (DNHLTH3)
 TOTAL%
0) No years of change listed41592.2
1) One or more years of change listed357.8
Missing3046
Total450100.0
823) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #1 statement about self] (TST1)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +91571.0
2) Neutral 013610.6
3) Negative -23818.5
Missing2207
Total1289100.0
824) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #2 statement about self] (TST2)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +90570.2
2) Neutral 013110.2
3) Negative -25319.6
Missing2207
Total1289100.0
825) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #3 statement about self] (TST3)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +89970.1
2) Neutral 012910.1
3) Negative -25419.8
Missing2214
Total1282100.0
826) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #4 statement about self] (TST4)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +83165.0
2) Neutral 012910.1
3) Negative -31824.9
Missing2218
Total1278100.0
827) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #5 statement about self] (TST5)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +83365.7
2) Neutral 013010.3
3) Negative -30424.0
Missing2229
Total1267100.0
828) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #6 statement about self] (TST6)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +82565.8
2) Neutral 013811.0
3) Negative -29023.1
Missing2243
Total1253100.0
829) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #7 statement about self] (TST7)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +77563.7
2) Neutral 014912.2
3) Negative -29324.1
Missing2279
Total1217100.0
830) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #8 statement about self] (TST8)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +76764.5
2) Neutral 014211.9
3) Negative -28123.6
Missing2306
Total1190100.0
831) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #9 statement about self] (TST9)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +76266.0
2) Neutral 012610.9
3) Negative -26723.1
Missing2341
Total1155100.0
832) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #10 statement about self] (TST10)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +71264.3
2) Neutral 013512.2
3) Negative -26123.6
Missing2388
Total1108100.0
833) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #11 statement about self] (TST11)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +67764.2
2) Neutral 013212.5
3) Negative -24623.3
Missing2441
Total1055100.0
834) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #12 statement about self] (TST12)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +64063.2
2) Neutral 012912.7
3) Negative -24424.1
Missing2483
Total1013100.0
835) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #13 statement about self] (TST13)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +63365.4
2) Neutral 011411.8
3) Negative -22122.8
Missing2528
Total968100.0
836) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #14 statement about self] (TST14)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +58062.5
2) Neutral 013314.3
3) Negative -21523.2
Missing2568
Total928100.0
837) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #15 statement about self] (TST15)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +54262.7
2) Neutral 013515.6
3) Negative -18721.6
Missing2632
Total864100.0
838) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #16 statement about self] (TST16)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +49060.3
2) Neutral 010412.8
3) Negative -21826.8
Missing2684
Total812100.0
839) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #17 statement about self] (TST17)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +48163.0
2) Neutral 09212.0
3) Negative -19125.0
Missing2732
Total764100.0
840) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #18 statement about self] (TST18)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +45162.8
2) Neutral 08311.6
3) Negative -18425.6
Missing2778
Total718100.0
841) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #19 statement about self] (TST19)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +41761.3
2) Neutral 011016.2
3) Negative -15322.5
Missing2816
Total680100.0
842) (G1, G2, G3) [Respondent's positive, neutral or negative mark for #20 statement about self] (TST20)
 TOTAL%
1) Positive +41062.4
2) Neutral 010916.6
3) Negative -13821.0
Missing2839
Total657100.0
843) (G1, G2, G3) [Total number of positive statements circled by the respondent] (NUMPOS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15551.741.35
844) (G1, G2, G3) [Total number of negative statements circled by the respondent] (NUMNEG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15550.250.61
845) (G1, G2, G3) [Total number of neutral statements circled by the respondent] (NUMNEUT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15550.110.39
846) (G1, G2, G3) Many people talk about the 'generation gap' in families these days. In your own opinion, how big is the 'gap' between the three generations in your family? (Circle the one number that comes closest to your opinion.) Youth and parents (FAMGAP1)
 TOTAL%
1) No gap whatsoever16610.9
2) Not specified57537.9
3) Not specified42728.1
4) Not specified22815.0
5) Not specified825.4
6) Very wide gap392.6
Missing1979
Total1517100.0
847) (G1, G2, G3) [How much generation gap between?] Parents and grandparents (FAMGAP2)
 TOTAL%
1) No gap whatsoever24416.1
2) Not specified52034.4
3) Not specified35923.8
4) Not specified24916.5
5) Not specified875.8
6) Very wide gap523.4
Missing1985
Total1511100.0
848) (G1, G2, G3) [How much generation gap between?] Youth and grandparents (FAMGAP3)
 TOTAL%
1) No gap whatsoever1167.7
2) Not specified29119.3
3) Not specified34022.5
4) Not specified31020.5
5) Not specified22915.2
6) Very wide gap22314.8
Missing1987
Total1509100.0
849) (G1, G2, G3) Comments: (Continue on back cover if needed) (FAMGAP4)
 TOTAL%
1) Comments18912.2
2) No comments136687.8
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
850) (G1, G2, G3) Some people say there is a 'generation gap' between age groups in American society as a whole; other people say there's no such thing. How much of a 'gap' do you think there is between the following groups? Youth and the middle generation. (SOCGAP1)
 TOTAL%
1) No gap whatsoever503.3
2) Not specified28619.0
3) Not specified57738.3
4) Not specified43028.6
5) Not specified1318.7
6) Very wide gap322.1
Missing1990
Total1506100.0
851) (G1, G2, G3) [How much generation gap between?] Youth and the elder generation. (SOCGAP2)
 TOTAL%
1) No gap whatsoever392.6
2) Not specified1288.5
3) Not specified28018.6
4) Not specified43328.7
5) Not specified40326.7
6) Very wide gap22514.9
Missing1988
Total1508100.0
852) (G1, G2, G3) [How much generation gap between?] Middle and elder generations. (SOCGAP3)
 TOTAL%
1) No gap whatsoever1087.2
2) Not specified43028.6
3) Not specified52034.6
4) Not specified33522.3
5) Not specified845.6
6) Very wide gap281.9
Missing1991
Total1505100.0
853) (G1, G2, G3) Comments: (SOCGAP4)
 TOTAL%
1) Comments1187.6
2) No comments143792.4
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
854) (G1, G2, G3) Below is a series of pairs of statements. Choose the one of the pair that comes closest to your own view and circle the letter ('a' or 'b') beside that statement. In some cases both statements may seem to be equally true for you. However, make a choice in every case, according to which you prefer or which comes closest to your view. Circle that choice. a. It's 'who you know' that determines what you get out of life. b. You will get what you want in life if you have what it takes and apply yourself to your goals. (LOC1)
 TOTAL%
0) B137189.6
1) A15910.4
Missing1966
Total1530100.0
855) (G1, G2, G3) Below is a series of pairs of statements. Choose one of the pair that comes closest to your own view and circle the letter ('a' or 'b') beside that statement. In some cases both statements may seem to be equally true for you. However, make a choice in every case, according to which you prefer or which comes closest to your view. Circle that choice. I am always courteous, even to people who are disagreeable. a. Yes. b. No (SOCDES1)
 TOTAL%
0) No72346.9
1) Yes82053.1
Missing1953
Total1543100.0
856) (G1, G2, G3) [Which alternative do you prefer?] a. It is impossible for me to believe that chance or luck plays an important role in my life. b. Many times I feel that I have little influence over the things that happen to me. (LOC2)
 TOTAL%
0) B63241.9
1) A87858.1
Missing1986
Total1510100.0
857) (G1, G2, G3) I really believe in the goals and values present in American society. (ALIEN1)
 TOTAL%
0) Yes88959.1
1) No61540.9
Missing1992
Total1504100.0
858) (G1, G2, G3) [Closest to my view] a. The racial situation in America may be very complex, but with enough money and effort, it is possible to get rid of racial discrimination. b. We'll never completely get rid of discrimination; it is part of human nature. (GURIN)
 TOTAL%
1) A31120.3
2) B122279.7
Missing1963
Total1533100.0
859) (G1, G2, G3) [Closest to my view] I always practice what I preach. (SOCDES2)
 TOTAL%
0) No110371.9
1) Yes43128.1
Missing1962
Total1534100.0
860) (G1, G2, G3)[Which alternative do you prefer?] a. I have often found that what is going to happen will happen. b. Trusting to fate has never turned out as well for me as making a decision to take a definite course of action. (LOC3)
 TOTAL%
0) B102266.7
1) A51133.3
Missing1963
Total1533100.0
861) (G1, G2, G3) [Closest to my view] I have sometimes felt unjustly punished. (SOCDES3)
 TOTAL%
0) No102666.6
1) Yes51533.4
Missing1955
Total1541100.0
862) (G1, G2, G3) Below is a series of pairs of statements. Choose the one of the pair that comes closest to your own view and circle the letter ('a' or 'b') beside that statement. In some cases both statements may seem to be equally true for you. However, make a choice in every case, according to which you prefer or which comes closest to your view. Circle that choice. a. Many of the things I do, I don't feel involved in or really like. b. I really feel involved in and like most of the things I do in my daily life. (ALIEN2)
 TOTAL%
0) B112072.7
1) A42027.3
Missing1956
Total1540100.0
863) (G1, G2, G3) I have always been able to do whatever I set out to do in my own life. (CONTRL1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes60539.3
2) No93360.7
Missing1958
Total1538100.0
864) (G1, G2, G3) [Which alternative do you prefer?] a. The world is run by the few people in power and there's not much the little guy can do about it. b. The average citizen can have an influence on government decisions. (LOC4)
 TOTAL%
0) B92360.9
1) A59339.1
Missing1980
Total1516100.0
865) (G1, G2, G3) [Closest to my view] I sometimes try to get even, rather than forgive and forget. (SOCDES4)
 TOTAL%
0) No59738.8
1) Yes94361.2
Missing1956
Total1540100.0
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866) (G1, G2, G3) [Which alternative do you prefer?] a. I am almost always confident as to what is right or wrong. b. I wish there were some more definite rules that I could guide my life by. (CONTRL2)
 TOTAL%
1) A122680.7
2) B29419.3
Missing1976
Total1520100.0
867) (G1, G2, G3) I often feel that there is very little meaning in my life. (ALIEN3)
 TOTAL%
0) Yes118977.7
1) No34122.3
Missing1966
Total1530100.0
868) (G1, G2, G3) [Which alternative do you prefer?] a. It is only wishful thinking to believe that one can really influence what happens in society at large. b. People like me can change the course of world events if we make ourselves heard. (LOC5)
 TOTAL%
0) B99065.5
1) A52234.5
Missing1984
Total1512100.0
869) (G1, G2, G3) [Closest to my view] I have taken advantage of others at times. (SOCDES5)
 TOTAL%
0) No82553.8
1) Yes70946.2
Missing1962
Total1534100.0
870) (G1, G2, G3) [Which alternative do you prefer?] a. It is not always wise to plan too far ahead because many things turn out to be a matter of good or bad fortune anyhow. b. When I make plans, I am almost certain that I can make them work. (LOC6)
 TOTAL%
0) B100666.1
1) A51633.9
Missing1974
Total1522100.0
871) (G1, G2, G3) [Closest to my view] I sometimes envy the good luck of others. (SOCDES6)
 TOTAL%
0) No93760.9
1) Yes60139.1
Missing1958
Total1538100.0
872) (G1, G2, G3) [Which alternative do you prefer?] a. As far as world affairs are concerned, most of us are victims of forces we can neither understand nor control. b. By taking an active part in political and social affairs, the people can control world events. (LOC7)
 TOTAL%
0) B80352.7
1) A72147.3
Missing1972
Total1524100.0
873) (G1, G2, G3) [Which alternative do you prefer?] a. Leadership positions tend to go to capable people who deserve being chosen. b. It's hard to know why some people get leadership positions and others don't; ability doesn't seem to be the important factor. (LOC8)
 TOTAL%
0) B67444.2
1) A85055.8
Missing1972
Total1524100.0
874) (G1, G2, G3) I really don't have much influence over the things that happen in my life. (CONTRL3)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes48531.9
2) No103368.1
Missing1978
Total1518100.0
875) (G1, G2, G3) [Closest to my view] When I don't know something, I am always willing to admit it. (SOCDES7)
 TOTAL%
0) No42327.5
1) Yes111672.5
Missing1957
Total1539100.0
876) (G1, G2, G3) [Which alternative do you prefer?] a. In general, I often feel there is very little meaning in my life. b. My life, in general, has a lot of meaning for me. (ALIEN4)
 TOTAL%
0) B127483.2
1) A25816.8
Missing1964
Total1532100.0
877) (G1, G2, G3) [Which alternative do you prefer?] a. There's very little that persons like myself can do to improve world opinion of the United States. b. I think each of us can do a great deal to improve world opinion of the United States. (LOC9)
 TOTAL%
0) B104868.8
1) A47531.2
Missing1973
Total1523100.0
878) (G1, G2, 3G) Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with the following statements. Circle the number that best indicates where you stand on each question. The numbers indicate the degree of feeling you have regarding each statement: 1 = Strongly disagree 2 = Mildly disagree 3 = Mildly agree 4 = Strongly agree. A child should not be allowed to talk back to his parents, or else he will lose respect for them. (TFI1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree22414.6
2) Not specified40226.1
3) Not specified44829.1
4) Agree46430.2
Missing1958
Total1538100.0
879) (G1, G2, G3) [See TFI1] Women who want to remove the word 'obey' from the marriage service don't understand what it means to be a good wife. (OP1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree55736.4
2) Not specified35923.5
3) Not specified31620.7
4) Agree29719.4
Missing1967
Total1529100.0
880) (G1, G2, G3) Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with the following statements. Circle the number that best indicates where you stand on each question. The numbers indicate the degree of feeling you have regarding each statement: I feel that I'm a person of worth, at least on an equal plane with others. (ROSEN1)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree281.8
2) Mildly disagree412.7
3) Mildly agree37424.3
4) Strongly disagree109871.3
Missing1955
Total1541100.0
881) (G1, G2, G3) A man can scarcely maintain respect for his fiance if they have sexual relations before they are married. (TFI2)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree71146.4
2) Not specified31320.4
3) Not specified23015.0
4) Agree27918.2
Missing1963
Total1533100.0
882) (G1, G2, G3) There is a lot of evidence in the news these days which shows we have to crack down harder on young people to save our moral standards. (OP2)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree46330.2
2) Not specified32221.0
3) Not specified39225.6
4) Agree35623.2
Missing1963
Total1533100.0
883) (G1, G2, G3) The most important thing a woman owes her husband is to develop herself as a person in her own right (OP3)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree765.0
2) Not specified20913.6
3) Not specified54635.6
4) Agree70345.8
Missing1962
Total1534100.0
884) (G1, G2, G3) I am good at my work (occupation; or school or housekeeping). (OP4)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree140.9
2) Not specified603.9
3) Not specified51033.1
4) Agree95562.1
Missing1957
Total1539100.0
885) (G1, G2, G3) Some equality in marriage is good thing, but by and large the husband ought to have the main say in family matters. (TFI3)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree29419.1
2) Not specified26917.5
3) Not specified52033.9
4) Agree45329.5
Missing1960
Total1536100.0
886) (G1, G2, G3) [How much do you agree or disagree?] At times I think I am no good at all. (ROSEN2)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree63441.2
2) Mildly disagree33621.8
3) Mildly agree34022.1
4) Strongly agree22814.8
Missing1958
Total1538100.0
887) (G1, G2, G3) There is hardly anything lower than a person who does not feel a great love, gratitude, and respect for his parents. (TFI4)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree37124.2
2) Not specified45429.6
3) Not specified35923.4
4) Agree35122.9
Missing1961
Total1535100.0
888) (G1, G2, G3) The 'women's liberation' ideas make a lot of sense to me. (OP5)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree45029.2
2) Not specified53835.0
3) Not specified40126.1
4) Agree1509.7
Missing1957
Total1539100.0
889) (G1, G2, G3) A woman whose children are messy or rowdy has failed in her duties as a mother. (TFI5)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree24415.9
2) Not specified45329.5
3) Not specified52434.1
4) Agree31620.6
Missing1959
Total1537100.0
890) (G1, G2, G3) [How much do you agree or disagree?] On the whole, I am satisfied with myself. (ROSEN3)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree694.5
2) Mildly disagree24215.7
3) Mildly agree70946.0
4) Strongly agree52033.8
Missing1956
Total1540100.0
891) (G1, G2, G3) It goes against nature to place women in positions of authority over men. (TFI6)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree54835.6
2) Not specified41927.2
3) Not specified34022.1
4) Agree23315.1
Missing1956
Total1540100.0
892) (G1, G2, G3) When a child does something wrong, the main concern of a parent should be that he understand why it is considered wrong -- not just that he stop doing it. (OP6)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree201.3
2) Not specified231.5
3) Not specified21413.9
4) Agree128783.4
Missing1952
Total1544100.0
893) (G1, G2, G3) [How much do you agree or disagree?] Most people who know me would say I have been a success at things I've set out to do. (OP7)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree271.8
2) Mildly disagree1238.0
3) Mildly agree79551.8
4) Strongly agree59138.5
Missing1960
Total1536100.0
894) (G1, G2, G3) If children are told too much about sex, they are likely to go too far in experimenting with it. (TFI7)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree64842.2
2) Not specified46730.4
3) Not specified28518.6
4) Agree1348.7
Missing1962
Total1534100.0
895) (G1, G2, G3) [How much do you agree or disagree?] All in all, I am inclined to feel that I am a failure. (ROSEN4)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree111172.1
2) Mildly disagree30519.8
3) Mildly agree885.7
4) Strongly agree362.3
Missing1956
Total1540100.0
896) (G1, G2, G3) A child who is unusual in any way should be encouraged to be more like other children. (TFI8)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree69745.3
2) Not specified50232.6
3) Not specified21814.2
4) Agree1227.9
Missing1957
Total1539100.0
897) (G1, G2, G3) In choosing a husband, a woman will do well to put ambition at the top of her list of desirable qualities. (TFI9)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree51933.8
2) Not specified40326.2
3) Not specified40626.4
4) Agree20813.5
Missing1960
Total1536100.0
898) (G1, G2, G3) [How much do you agree or disagree?] I am able to do things as well as most other people. (ROSEN5)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree291.9
2) Mildly disagree1137.3
3) Mildly agree73447.7
4) Strongly agree66243.0
Missing1958
Total1538100.0
899) (G1, G2, G3) In raising children, rules should be very flexible, bending to fit the situation and the child. (OP8)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree684.4
2) Not specified1489.6
3) Not specified51133.2
4) Agree81152.7
Missing1958
Total1538100.0
900) (G1, G2, G3) The most important qualities of a real man are strength of will and determined ambition. (TFI10)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree25616.7
2) Not specified40926.7
3) Not specified55035.9
4) Agree31720.7
Missing1964
Total1532100.0
901) (G1, G2, G3) [How much do you agree or disagree?] I feel I do not have much to be proud of. (ROSEN6)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree104668.1
2) Mildly disagree32321.0
3) Mildly agree1107.2
4) Strongly agree563.6
Missing1961
Total1535100.0
902) (G1, G2, G3) A wife does better to vote the way her husband does, because he probably knows more about such things. (TFI11)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree113773.8
2) Not specified25816.8
3) Not specified835.4
4) Agree624.0
Missing1956
Total1540100.0
903) (G1, G2, G3) The family is a sacred institution, divinely ordained. (TFI12)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree30119.8
2) Not specified27117.8
3) Not specified39225.8
4) Agree55836.7
Missing1974
Total1522100.0
904) (G1, G2, G3) [How much do you agree or disagree?] I take a positive attitude toward myself. (ROSEN7)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree473.1
2) Mildly disagree22314.5
3) Mildly agree64642.1
4) Strongly agree61840.3
Missing1962
Total1534100.0
905) (G1, G2, G3) Faithlessness is the worst fault a husband could have. (TFI13)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree28918.9
2) Not specified39125.5
3) Not specified37924.7
4) Agree47430.9
Missing1963
Total1533100.0
906) (G1, G2, G3) [How much do you agree or disagree?] Compared with most people I know, I am a good parent. (OP9)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree80.5
2) Mildly disagree493.2
3) Mildly agree43628.4
4) Strongly agree52934.5
8) Not a parent51333.4
Missing1961
Total1535100.0
907) (G1, G2, G3) Women should take an active interest in politics and community problems as well as in their families. (OP10)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree412.7
2) Not specified1529.9
3) Not specified69845.6
4) Agree64141.8
Missing1964
Total1532100.0
908) (G1, G2, G3) Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with the following statements. Circle the number that best indicates where you stand on each question. The numbers indicate the degree of feeling you have regarding each statement: I feel that I'm a person of worth, at least on an equal plane with others. (ROSEN8)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree57438.2
2) Mildly disagree35823.8
3) Mildly agree38925.9
4) Strongly agree18212.1
Missing1993
Total1503100.0
909) (G1, G2, G3) It is a reflection on a husband's manhood if his wife works (TFI14)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree114875.0
2) Not specified27718.1
3) Not specified563.7
4) Agree493.2
Missing1966
Total1530100.0
910) (G1, G2, G3) [How much do you agree or disagree?] Compared with most people I know, I am a good husband (or wife). (OP11)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree120.8
2) Mildly disagree322.1
3) Mildly agree38925.4
4) Strongly agree60139.2
8) Not now married49932.6
Missing1963
Total1533100.0
911) (G1, G2, G3) (ANSWER THIS PAGE ONLY IF YOU ARE NOW MARRIED.) Now we would like to ask you about some things husbands and wives may do when they are together. We have listed below the things we are interested in. For each event listed, please indicate -- by circling the appropriate number -- how often it happens between you and your spouse. You calmly discuss something together (GB1)
 TOTAL%
1) It hardly ever happens121.2
2) Not usually, but sometimes949.0
3) Fairly often when we are together21720.8
4) Quite frequently when we are together31530.2
5) Almost always when we are together40438.8
Missing2454
Total1042100.0
912) (G1, G2, G3) [How often, when you are with spouse] One of you is sarcastic (GB2)
 TOTAL%
1) It hardly ever happens28227.3
2) Not usually, but sometimes55353.5
3) Fairly often when we are together10910.6
4) Quite frequently when we are together716.9
5) Almost always when we are together181.7
Missing2463
Total1033100.0
913) (G1, G2, G3) [How often, when you are with spouse/partner] You work together on something (dishes, yard work, hobbies, child care, etc.) (GB3)
 TOTAL%
1) It hardly ever happens807.7
2) Not usually, but sometimes19218.5
3) Fairly often when we are together19518.8
4) Quite frequently when we are together28927.8
5) Almost always when we are together28427.3
Missing2456
Total1040100.0
914) (G1, G2, G3) [How often, when you are with spouse] One of you refuses to talk in a normal manner (GB4)
 TOTAL%
1) It hardly ever happens52350.7
2) Not usually, but sometimes39538.3
3) Fairly often when we are together555.3
4) Quite frequently when we are together424.1
5) Almost always when we are together161.6
Missing2465
Total1031100.0
915) (G1, G2, G3) [How often, when you are with spouse] You laugh together (GB5)
 TOTAL%
1) It hardly ever happens111.1
2) Not usually, but sometimes646.2
3) Fairly often when we are together20019.3
4) Quite frequently when we are together36335.0
5) Almost always when we are together40038.5
Missing2458
Total1038100.0
916) (G1, G2, G3) [How often, when you are with spouse] You have a stimulating exchange of ideas (GB6)
 TOTAL%
1) It hardly ever happens545.2
2) Not usually, but sometimes18317.6
3) Fairly often when we are together28027.0
4) Quite frequently when we are together29628.5
5) Almost always when we are together22521.7
Missing2458
Total1038100.0
917) (G1, G2, G3) [How often, when you are with spouse/partner] You disagree about something important (GB7)
 TOTAL%
1) It hardly ever happens21220.4
2) Not usually, but sometimes60558.3
3) Fairly often when we are together14814.3
4) Quite frequently when we are together555.3
5) Almost always when we are together181.7
Missing2458
Total1038100.0
918) (G1, G2, G3) [How often, when you are with spouse] One of you becomes critical and belittling (GB8)
 TOTAL%
1) It hardly ever happens50248.5
2) Not usually, but sometimes42741.3
3) Fairly often when we are together676.5
4) Quite frequently when we are together323.1
5) Almost always when we are together70.7
Missing2461
Total1035100.0
919) (G1, G2, G3) [How often, when you are with spouse] You have a good time together (GB9)
 TOTAL%
1) It hardly ever happens131.3
2) Not usually, but sometimes636.1
3) Fairly often when we are together13212.7
4) Quite frequently when we are together24823.9
5) Almost always when we are together58056.0
Missing2460
Total1036100.0
920) (G1, G2, G3) [How often, when you are with spouse] You become angry (GB10)
 TOTAL%
1) It hardly ever happens22321.4
2) Not usually, but sometimes68665.8
3) Fairly often when we are together999.5
4) Quite frequently when we are together282.7
5) Almost always when we are together70.7
Missing2453
Total1043100.0
921) (G1, G2, G3) Have you ever participated in a demonstration or protest dealing with the following issues: (Check as many as apply) peace marches (EXPDEM1)
 TOTAL%
0) No138288.9
1) Yes17311.1
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
922) (G1, G2, G3) [Have you ever demonstrated/protested] bussing for school desegregation (EXPDEM2)
 TOTAL%
0) No153398.6
1) Yes221.4
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
923) (G1, G2, G3) [Have you ever demonstrated/protested] civil rights (minorities, women's rights) (EXPDEM3)
 TOTAL%
0) No148195.2
1) Yes744.8
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
924) (G1, G2, G3) [Have you ever demonstrated/protested] student demands (EXPDEM4)
 TOTAL%
0) No140390.2
1) Yes1529.8
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
925) (G1, G2, G3) [Have you ever demonstrated/protested] to express loyalty to the American government (for example, 'Support America' rallies), regardless of specific leaders in power (EXPDEM5)
 TOTAL%
0) No148895.7
1) Yes674.3
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
926) (G1, G2, G3) [Have you ever demonstrated/protested] against left-wing radicals who are trying to destroy the American way of life (EXPDEM6)
 TOTAL%
0) No152097.7
1) Yes352.3
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
927) (G1, G2, G3) [Have you ever demonstrated/protested] job-related strikes or protests (EXPDEM7)
 TOTAL%
0) No141891.2
1) Yes1378.8
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
928) (G1, G2, G3) [Have you ever demonstrated/protested] Other (EXPDEM8)
 TOTAL%
0) No149896.3
1) Yes573.7
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
929) (G1, G2, G3) [Have you ever demonstrated/protested] No, I have never been part of a demonstration (EXPDEM9)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked42027.0
1) Checked113373.0
Missing1943
Total1553100.0
930) (G1, G2, G3) Would you be willing to participate in demonstrations or protests dealing with any of the following issues: (Check as many as apply) peace marches (WILDEM1)
 TOTAL%
0) No119476.8
1) Yes36123.2
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
931) (G1, G2, G3) [Would you be willing to demonstrate/protest] bussing for school desegregation (WILDEM2)
 TOTAL%
0) No138489.0
1) Yes17111.0
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
932) (G1, G2, G3) [Would you be willing to demonstrate/protest] civil rights (minorities, women's rights] (WILDEM3)
 TOTAL%
0) No125680.8
1) Yes29919.2
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
933) (G1, G2, G3) [Would you be willing to demonstrate/protest] student demands (WILDEM4)
 TOTAL%
0) No130083.6
1) Yes25516.4
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
934) (G1, G2, G3) [Would you be willing to demonstrate/protest] to express loyalty to the American government (for example, 'Support America' rallies) regardless of specific leaders in power (WILDEM5)
 TOTAL%
0) No121277.9
1) Yes34322.1
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
935) (G1, G2, G3) [Would you be willing to demonstrate/protest] against left-wing radicals who are trying to destroy the American way of life (WILDEM6)
 TOTAL%
0) No130283.7
1) Yes25316.3
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
936) (G1, G2, G3) [Would you be willing to demonstrate/protest] job-related strikes or protests (WILDEM7)
 TOTAL%
0) No122278.6
1) Yes33321.4
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
937) (G1, G2, G3) [Would you be willing to demonstrate/protest] Other (WILDEM8)
 TOTAL%
0) No147694.9
1) Yes795.1
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
938) (G1, G2, G3) [Would you be willing to demonstrate/protest] No, I would not participate in a demonstration (WILDEM9)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked86455.6
1) Checked68944.4
Missing1943
Total1553100.0
939) (G1, G2, G3) Have you ever lived with someone of the opposite sex to whom you weren't legally married or related? (EXPCOHB)
 TOTAL%
1) No133287.2
2) Once1318.6
3) More than once654.3
Missing1968
Total1528100.0
940) (G1, G2, G3) (Answer only if not presently married.) I would be willing to live with a person of the opposite sex to whom I wasn't married or related (WILCOHB)
 TOTAL%
1) If I loved the person and had plans to marry that person1006.8
2) If I loved that person even though we had no definite marriage plans1198.1
3) If I liked the person332.2
4) If I felt a strong physical attraction for the person473.2
5) Other231.6
6) Under no circumstances1037.0
8) Not applicable105271.2
Missing2019
Total1477100.0
941) (G1, G2, G3) Have you ever lived in a commune? (EXPCOMN)
 TOTAL%
1) For several months or more231.6
2) Just for a brief time302.0
3) Never have142596.4
Missing2018
Total1478100.0
942) (G1, G2, G3) Would you be willing to live in a commune? (WILCOMN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, I would like to now996.8
2) Yes, under these circumstances17111.7
3) No119581.6
Missing2031
Total1465100.0
943) (G1, G2, G3) Rank the three in order of importance to you (Mark '1' for the most important, etc.). [1] gain insight into myself [2] psychologically free myself from the system's pressures and hassles (e.g., job demands, school demands) [3] take an active part in solving our social problems (IMPORT)
 TOTAL%
1) Respondent listed the first as first choice40726.5
2) Respondent listed the second as the first choice1217.9
3) Respondent listed the third as first choice644.2
8) Respondent is not between 16 and 2694661.5
Missing1958
Total1538100.0
944) (G1, G2, G3) I go nude swimming (other than in my own swimming pool). (SWIM)
 TOTAL%
1) Frequently312.3
2) Occasionally20314.9
3) I did once27920.5
4) I never have84862.3
Missing2135
Total1361100.0
945) (G1, G2, G3) I go hitchhiking from one city to another. (HITCH)
 TOTAL%
1) Frequently322.4
2) Now and then1007.4
3) Once or twice19614.4
4) Never103275.9
Missing2136
Total1360100.0
946) (G1, G2, G3) I pick up hitchhikers. (PICKUP)
 TOTAL%
1) Frequently705.1
2) Now and then23717.3
3) I have once or twice34425.1
4) Never71852.4
Missing2127
Total1369100.0
947) (G1, G2, G3) I use marijuana (MARIJNA)
 TOTAL%
1) Frequently (more than once a week)856.2
2) Now and then1128.2
3) Tried it once or twice1007.3
4) Never98271.8
5) Used to frequently, but have stopped503.7
6) Used to infrequently, but have stopped382.8
Missing2129
Total1367100.0
948) (G1, G2, G3) I use drugs or pills like barbiturates or amphetamines without a prescription (uppers, downers, reds, yellow jackets, whites, rainbows, etc.): (DRUGS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Frequently (more than once a week)120.9
2) Now and then463.3
3) Tried it once or twice543.9
4) Never118685.9
5) Used to frequently, but have stopped312.2
6) Used to infrequently, but have stopped523.8
Missing2115
Total1381100.0
949) (G1, G2, G3) I use hallucinogenic drugs (DRUGS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Frequently (more than once a week)20.1
2) Now and then372.7
3) Tried it once or twice382.8
4) Never123889.7
5) Used to frequently, but have stopped261.9
6) Used to infrequently, but have stopped392.8
Missing2116
Total1380100.0
950) (G1, G2, G3) I've stopped using drugs (marijuana, hallucinogens, uppers or downers) because: (Check as many as apply) I had a bad experience on them. (DRUGS3)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked152898.3
1) Checked271.7
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
951) (G1, G2, G3) [Stopped using drugs because] I've turned to other highs. (DRUGS4)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked153498.6
1) Checked211.4
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
952) (G1, G2, G3)[Other highs I turned to] health foods (DRUGS5)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked154499.3
1) Checked110.7
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
953) (G1, G2, G3) [Other highs I turned to] Jesus (DRUGS6)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked154699.4
1) Checked90.6
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
954) (G1, G2, G3) [Other highs I turned to] Scientology (DRUGS7)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked155299.8
1) Checked30.2
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
955) (G1, G2, G3) [Other highs I turned to] Meditation (DRUGS8)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked154399.2
1) Checked120.8
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
956) (G1, G2, G3) [Other highs I turned to] Other (please explain): (DRUGS9)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked151197.2
1) Checked442.8
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
957) (G1, G2, G3) [I stopped using drugs because] I prefer alcohol (DRUGS10)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked150396.7
1) Checked523.3
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
958) (G1, G2, G3) [I stopped using drugs because] Other (Please explain) (DRUGS11)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked151297.2
1) Checked432.8
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
959) (G1, G2, G3) [I stopped using drugs because] Not applicable -- 'I never used drugs' or 'I am still using drugs' (DRUGS12)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked13810.0
1) Checked124690.0
Missing2112
Total1384100.0
960) (G1, G2, G3) (Answer only if female) I wear a bra (BRA1)
 TOTAL%
1) Never251.7
2) Sometimes644.3
3) Usually22615.2
4) Always46231.1
8) Respondent is male70947.7
Missing2010
Total1486100.0
961) (G1, G2, G3) Please explain your answer here if you would like to do so (BRA2)
 TOTAL%
0) No comments128182.4
1) Comments27417.6
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
962) (G1, G2, G3) [Your appearance] Hair: (HAIR)
 TOTAL%
1) Trimmed about the ears46831.0
2) Covering the ears946.2
3) Slightly above shoulder length694.6
4) Shoulder length or longer372.4
5) Afro style70.5
8) Respondent is female83755.4
Missing1984
Total1512100.0
963) (G1, G2, G3) (Answer only if male) Below are hair, beard, and sideburn lengths. Please mark the one in each category that comes closest to your appearance. Beard: (BEARD)
 TOTAL%
1) Clean shaven48032.2
2) Mustache1278.5
3) Trimmed beard332.2
4) Untrimmed (shaggy) beard140.9
8) Respondent is female83756.1
Missing2005
Total1491100.0
964) (G1, G2, G3) [Your appearance] Sideburns: (SIDBRNS)
 TOTAL%
1) Above the bottom of the ear lobe31521.2
2) Even with the bottom of the ear lobe19212.9
3) Below the ear lobe1439.6
8) Respondent is female83756.3
Missing2009
Total1487100.0
965) (G1, G2, G3) Is there anything else you'd like to comment on, things about your ideas or opinions that were not covered in the questionnaire? (Use the back cover if necessary.) (LSTCMNT)
 TOTAL%
0) Respondent did not answer the question132285.0
1) Respondent answered this question23315.0
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
966) (G1, G2, G3) What was your general reaction to this survey? Was it -- (Circle the number) Interesting? (INTRST)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all523.3
2) Not specified1338.6
3) Not specified51232.9
4) Very much71245.8
9) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]1469.4
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
967) (G1, G2, G3) [General reaction to this survey] Tiresome? (TIRED)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all55844.8
2) Not specified39131.4
3) Not specified21417.2
4) Very much836.7
Missing2250
Total1246100.0
968) (G1, G2, G3) [General reaction to this survey] Confusing? (CONFUSE)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all49038.5
2) Not specified45035.3
3) Not specified24619.3
4) Very much886.9
Missing2222
Total1274100.0
969) (G1, G2, G3) [General reaction to this survey] Too Long? (LENGTH)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all68955.1
2) Not specified28522.8
3) Not specified18314.6
4) Very much937.4
Missing2246
Total1250100.0
970) (G1, G2, G3) [General reaction to this survey] Worth your time to fill out? (WORTH)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all957.1
2) Not specified15611.6
3) Not specified39129.1
4) Very much70052.2
Missing2154
Total1342100.0
971) (G1, G2, G3) Do you have any suggestions for making this a better study? (Use the back cover if necessary.) (SUGGEST)
 TOTAL%
0) Respondent did not answer this question130884.1
1) Respondent answered this question24715.9
Missing1941
Total1555100.0
972) (G1, G2, G3) [Derived from YEARB] [Year of birth] (YRBRTH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total20371,931.4419.52
973) (G1, G2, G3) [Event] [Age at first full-time job] (AGE1JOB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total115919.544.80
974) (G1, G2, G3) [Event] [Age when began working in first career occupation] (AG1CAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total101822.016.40
975) Age at first career (AG1JBCH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total56130.2410.09
976) (G1, G2, G3) [Age at first job loss] (AG1LSTJ)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total89524.6110.14
977) (G1, G2, G3) You gained a child (birth, adoption, or marriage to someone with dependent children) [Your age: the first time] (AGE1CHD)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total88423.594.40
978) (G1, G2, G3) You entered military service [Your age: the first time] (AGE1MS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31721.004.58
979) (G1, G2, G3) You were discharged from the military service [Your age: the first time] (AGENDMS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total28724.716.34
980) (G1, G2, G3) Respondent ever been divorced (Derived from YR1/YRS2DIV) (DIVORCE)
 TOTAL%
0) No137489.8
1) Yes15610.2
Missing1966
Total1530100.0
981) (G1, G2, G3) Respondent ever been separated (Derived from YR1/YR2SEP) (SEPARATE)
 TOTAL%
0) No125186.9
1) Yes18813.1
Missing2057
Total1439100.0
982) (G1, G2) DERIVED [First G3 study referent assigned at Time-1: 3-digit subject codes] [NOTE: This variable refers to both the 'First Study Grandchild' of G1's, and the 'First Study Child' of G2's. Time-1 surveys were mailed to eligible G3 children prior to being mailed to their G2 parents and G1 grandparents. The first G3 line member to return the Time-1 survey was designated as the 'First Study Child' for G2 parents and the 'First Study Grandchild' for G1 grandparents.][Relates to SC1REL, SC1CODE, and GCPREF in this part. Researchers are referred to RF006N6 in Part 2 of this section.] (G3R1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1130157.6355.27
983) (G1, G2) DERIVED [Second G3 study referent assigned at Time-1: 3-digit subject code] [NOTE: The second G3 line member to return the Time-1 survey was designated as the 'Second Study Child' for G2 parents and the 'Second Study Grandchild' for G1 grandparents.][Relates to SC2CODE, G2PREF, and SC2REL in this part. Researchers are also referred to RF007N6 in Part 2 of this section.] (G3R2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total369151.5842.66
984) (G1, G2, G3) If you are working now, what kind of work do you do? (Be as specific as possible: 'sales clerk in a department store or file clerk in a small office; short-haul truck driver for furniture deliveries or long distance truck driver for a moving and storage company, etc.') (WR018ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1141377.44256.04
985) (G1, G2) [Recode of TEENJOB][WR003ZN1, WR03ZAN2, WR03ZBN1] Whether or not you are working now, what kind of work were you doing when your children were in their teens? (G3) [Recode of JOB40S][WR003ZN1, WR03ZAN1, WR03ZBN1] Whether or not you are working now, what kind of work do you think you will be doing when you are in your early forties? (WR003ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1828468.79353.41
986) (G3) [Occupation you expect in early 40s] [Second occupational aspiration] (WR03ZAN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total165370.73316.05
987) (G3) [Occupation you expect in early 40s] [Third Occupational Aspiration] (WR03ZBN1)
 TOTAL%
22) Civil211.1
156) Retail Trade15.6
157) Other Industries, or NA type15.6
159) Blacksmiths15.6
169) Electricians15.6
174) Construction15.6
183) Transportation, except Railroads15.6
186) Forgemen and Hammermen15.6
188) Glaziers211.1
197) Job Setters, Metal15.6
313) Transportation Equipment, NA which above15.6
438) Farm Machinery and Equipment15.6
458) Beverage Industries15.6
463) Knitting Mills15.6
579) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]15.6
998) Don't know15.6
Missing3478
Total18100.0
988) (G1, G2, G3) [Recode of FIRSTJOB] What was your first full-time, 'permanent' job? (Please be specific: 'sales clerk in a department store or file clerk in a small office'; etc.) (WR066ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1601454.75238.58
989) (G1, G2, G3) [Recode of DADSJOB] What kind of work was your father doing when you were a teenager, about sixteen years old? (Or, if you weren't raised by your father, what kind of work was done by the head of the household in which you were raised?) Be as specific as possible. (DADJBZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1926427.32269.99
990) (G1) [Recode of SP1STJOB] What was your spouse's first full-time, permanent job? (G2, G3) If you are married, what was your spouse's first full-time, permanent job? (SP1JBZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1265471.77269.88
991) [Recode of WR019AU3] (G1) What kind of work does your spouse do? (If your spouse is retired or deceased, write down what your spouse used to do and mark 'retired' or 'deceased' after it.) (G2) If you are married, what kind of work does your spouse do now? (If your spouse is retired or deceased, write down what your spouse used to do and mark 'retired' or 'deceased' after it.) (G3) If you are married, what kind of work does your spouse do now? (WR19ZAN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1183502.58347.57
992) [Recode of SPDADJOB] (G1) Finally: what kind of work did your father-in-law do when your spouse was a teenager, about sixteen years old? (Be as specific as you can) (G2, G3) Finally: if you are married, what kind of work did your father-in-law do when your spouse was a teenager, about sixteen years old? (Be as specific as you can) (SPDJBZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1259477.92256.24
993) (G1, G2, G3) [1990 occupation codes derived from earlier codes because original 1971 questionnaire could not be located] (MISSQZN1)
 TOTAL%
0) Occupations recoded from original response194095.5
1) Occupations derived from earlier codes914.5
Missing1465
Total2031100.0
994) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR018ZN1 based on total labor force -- main job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE001ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total10893,580.161,348.80
995) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR003ZN1][based on total labor force -- first occupational aspiration][See Note to Researchers][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE004ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14044,222.601,567.75
996) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR066ZN1 based on total labor force -- First Permanent Job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE003ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15493,003.581,156.72
997) (G1, G2, G3) [Recode of DADSSEI] [SEI score for DADJBZN1 based on total labor force -- Father's occupation][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE008ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total18803,673.571,389.85
998) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for SP1JBZN1 based on total labor force -- Spouse's First Permanent Job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE007ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total11573,241.041,286.30
999) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR19ZAN1 based on total labor force -- Spouse's main job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE002ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8963,855.921,426.45
1000) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for SPDJBZN1 based on total labor force -- Father-in-law's occupation][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE009ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total12213,360.971,215.32
1001) (G3) [SEI score for WR03ZAN1 based on total labor force -- Second Occupational Aspirations][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE005ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1364,818.741,468.49
1002) (G3) [SEI score for WR03ZBN1 based on total labor force -- Third occupational aspiration][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE006ZN1)
 TOTAL%
1629) Food Counter, Fountain and Related Occupations15.9
2583) Painters, Construction and Maintenance15.9
2602) Mail Clerks, Excluding Postal Service15.9
3030) Secretaries15.9
4439) Painters, Sculptors, Craft-Artists, and Artist Printmakers211.8
4520) Musicians and Composers15.9
4704) Teachers, n.e.c.15.9
4723) Public Transportation Attendants15.9
4760) Managers and Administrators, n.e.c.211.8
4834) Social Workers15.9
5229) Public Relations Specialists15.9
5726) Authors15.9
6008) Occupational Therapists15.9
6409) Natural Science Teachers, n.e.c.15.9
6712) Social Scientists, n.e.c.15.9
Missing3479
Total17100.0
1003) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR018ZN1 based on male labor force -- Main job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE101ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total10893,538.031,358.77
1004) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR003ZN1 based on male labor force -- First occupational aspiration][See Note to Researchers][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE104ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14044,131.081,465.08
1005) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR066ZN1 based on male labor force -- First Permanent Job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE103ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15492,965.981,203.79
1006) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for DADJBZN1 based on male labor force -- Father's occupation][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE108ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total18803,593.221,405.35
1007) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for SP1JBZN1 based on male labor force -- Spouse's First Permanent Job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE107ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total11573,226.351,295.04
1008) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR19ZAN1 based on male labor force -- Spouse's main job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE102ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8963,824.591,409.95
1009) [SEI score for SPDJBZN1 based on male labor force -- Father-in-law's occupation][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE109ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total12213,262.761,255.73
1010) (G3) SEI score for WR03ZAN1 based on male labor force -- Second Occupational Aspiration][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE105ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1364,590.511,320.57
1011) (G3) [SEI score for WR03ZBN1 based on male labor force -- Third occupational aspiration][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE106ZN1)
 TOTAL%
1215) Food Counter, Fountain and Related Occupations15.9
2377) Painters, Construction and Maintenance15.9
2778) Bank Tellers15.9
3233) Secretaries15.9
3966) Musicians and Composers15.9
4001) Painters, Sculptors, Craft-Artists, and Artist Printmakers211.8
4247) Public Transportation Attendants15.9
4363) Social Workers15.9
4430) Teachers, n.e.c.15.9
4908) Managers and Administrators, n.e.c.211.8
4998) Public Relations Specialists15.9
5203) Authors15.9
5887) Metallurgical and Materials Engineers15.9
6010) Teachers, Secondary School15.9
6042) Mathematical Science Teachers15.9
Missing3479
Total17100.0
1012) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR018ZN1 based on female labor force -- Main job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE201ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total10893,490.091,301.53
1013) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR003ZN1 based on female labor force -- First occupational aspiration][See Note to Researchers][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE204ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14044,132.571,562.96
1014) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR066ZN1 based on female labor force -- First Permanent Job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE203ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15492,983.921,148.17
1015) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for DADJBZN1 based on female labor force -- Father's occupation][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE208ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total18803,541.531,323.65
1016) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for SP1JBZN1 based on female labor force -- Spouse's First Permanent Job][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE207ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total11573,203.641,255.79
1017) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for WR19ZAN1 based on female labor force -- Spouse's main mob][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE202ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8963,721.031,378.89
1018) (G1, G2, G3) [SEI score for SPDJBZN1 based on male labor force -- Father-in-law's occupation][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE209ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total12213,262.011,176.90
1019) (G3) [SEI score for WR03ZAN1 based on female labor force -- Second Occupational Aspiration][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE205ZN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1364,843.821,457.83
1020) [SEI score for WR03ZBN1 based on female labor force -- Third occupational aspiration][ARDA Note: Due to processing issues, all values from original data are multiplied by 100. For example, an old value of '9.56' is now '956' in this variable] (SE206ZN1)
 TOTAL%
1704) Food Counter, Fountain and Related Occupations15.9
2722) Sales Workers, Apparel15.9
2915) Farmers, Except Horticultural15.9
3254) Secretaries15.9
4395) Managers and Administrators, n.e.c.211.8
4548) Painters, Sculptors, Craft-Artists, and Artist Printmakers211.8
4761) Teachers, n.e.c.15.9
4933) Social Workers15.9
4984) Musicians and Composers15.9
5036) Public Transportation Attendants15.9
5229) Public Relations Specialists15.9
5834) Authors15.9
6068) Teachers, Elementary School15.9
6405) Teachers, Secondary School15.9
6840) Social Scientists, n.e.c.15.9
Missing3479
Total17100.0
1021) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Age and year of birth are asked at each measurement occasion. Due to many cases of missing data, a longitudinal variable was derived for Year of Birth. Those subjects with incomplete or inconsistent data were looked up in the original surveys. The variable is the best estimate possible. (Developed at Time -4) (YOB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total26481,936.0421.11
1022) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Reporter of Death (Z_REPRTR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total270623.3474.49
1023) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Cause of death (Z_DCAUSE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2722527.462,184.47
1024) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Cause of incapacitation (Z_ICAUSE)
 TOTAL%
0) Not incapacitated227283.7
1) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]10.0
2) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]10.0
326) Stroke/cerebral hemorrhage/CVA10.0
360) Residual memory effects of stroke10.0
376) Alzheimer's disease20.1
378) General memory problems including confusion, forgetfulness,70.3
551) Blindness10.0
555) Deafness10.0
576) Arthritis/rheumatism (except rheumatoid arthritis)10.0
650) PSYCHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS/MENTAL ILLNESS10.0
659) Schizophrenia20.1
803) Old age/feebleness: As a health problem, NOT as a cause of death. Use code 50 for 'old age' as a cause of death. [Code added at Time-2. The clarification of the code was added at Time-7]20.1
8000) Natural causes30.1
8100) Generally ill20.1
8300) Head injury10.0
8310) Brain injury10.0
8900) Dead40915.1
9999) Incapacitated cause unknown70.3
Missing780
Total2716100.0
1025) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Month of Death (Z_MDEATH)
 TOTAL%
0) Not dead yet231385.0
1) Month of death150.6
2) Month of death60.2
3) Month of death140.5
4) Month of death170.6
5) Month of death60.2
6) Month of death100.4
7) Month of death190.7
8) Month of death130.5
9) Month of death160.6
10) Month of death80.3
11) Month of death90.3
12) Month of death150.6
99) Month of death unknown2619.6
Missing774
Total2722100.0
1026) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Year of death (Z_YRDTH)
 TOTAL%
0) Not dead yet231385.0
1972) 197250.2
1973) 1973110.4
1974) 1974150.6
1975) 1975220.8
1976) 1976210.8
1977) 1977130.5
1978) 1978150.6
1979) 1979190.7
1980) 1980130.5
1981) 1981130.5
1982) 1982170.6
1983) 1983271.0
1984) 1984240.9
1985) 1985190.7
1986) 1986321.2
1987) 1987230.8
1988) 1988240.9
1989) 1989200.7
1990) 1990170.6
1991) 1991200.7
1992) 199240.1
9999) Year of death unknown351.3
Missing774
Total2722100.0
1027) (G3) Did the respondent answer the Mini-Questionnaire? (Z_SHORT)
 TOTAL%
0) No199573.2
1) Yes72926.8
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1028) (G1, G2, G3) Why didn't the respondent participate in Time-1 Phase A? (Z_REASNA)
 TOTAL%
0) Participated204475.0
1) Not invited yet41015.1
9) Reason unknown2709.9
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1029) (G1, G2, G3) Why didn't the respondent participate in Time-1 Phase B? (Z_REASNB)
 TOTAL%
0) Participated155557.1
1) Not invited yet41015.1
9) Reason unknown75927.9
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1030) (G1, G2, G3) Why didn't the respondent participate in Time-2? (Z_REASN2)
 TOTAL%
0) Participated133348.9
1) Not invited yet41015.1
2) Deceased2469.0
3) Incapacitated210.8
4) Refused582.1
5) Unable to locate1304.8
7) Dropped from the study331.2
9) Reason unknown49318.1
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1031) (G1, G2, G3) Why didn't the respondent participate in Time-3? (Z_REASN3)
 TOTAL%
0) Participated148254.4
1) Not invited yet2258.3
2) Deceased33412.3
3) Incapacitated311.1
4) Refused983.6
5) Unable to locate1896.9
6) Located, but no response00.0
7) Dropped from the study431.6
9) Reason unknown32211.8
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1032) (G3) Why didn't the respondent answer the Mini-Questionnaire? (Z_REASNS)
 TOTAL%
0) Participated72726.7
2) Deceased39614.5
3) Incapacitated10.0
4) Refused10.0
8) [ARDA Note: Unknown Code]119343.8
9) Reason unknown40614.9
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1033) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Why didn't the respondent participate in Time-4? (Z_REASN4)
 TOTAL%
0) Participated152656.0
2) Deceased40915.0
3) Incapacitated301.1
4) Refused963.5
5) Unable to locate361.3
7) Dropped from the study32211.8
9) Reason unknown30511.2
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1034) (G1, G2, G3) Did the respondent participate in Time-1 Phase A? (Z_TIMEA)
 TOTAL%
0) No68025.0
1) Yes204475.0
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1035) (G1, G2, G3) Did the respondent participate in Time 1 Phase B? (Z_TIMEB)
 TOTAL%
0) No116942.9
1) Yes155557.1
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1036) (G1, G2, G3) Did the respondent participate in Time 2? (Z_TIME2)
 TOTAL%
0) No139151.1
1) Yes133348.9
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1037) (G1, G2, G3) Did the respondent participate in Time 3? (Z_TIME3)
 TOTAL%
0) No124245.6
1) Yes148254.4
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1038) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Did the respondent participate in Time 4? (Z_TIME4)
 TOTAL%
0) No119844.0
1) Yes152656.0
Missing772
Total2724100.0
1039) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Asked at each time, this variable had varied responses across time. At Time-5, this variable was derived as follows: (1) those who responded consistently across time were assigned that ethnicity; (2) Those who had inconsistent responses across time and those who had all missing data were investigated too. (ETH)
 TOTAL%
0) Missing1445.3
1) White230984.7
2) Hispanic702.6
3) Black441.6
4) Asian70.3
5) Native American190.7
6) Other1334.9
Missing770
Total2726100.0
1040) (G1, G2, G3, G4) Longitudinal generation, regardless of participation (Developed at Time-4) (GENER)
 TOTAL%
1) Generation 155220.2
2) Generation 282530.3
3) Generation 3115242.3
4) Generation 41977.2
Missing770
Total2726100.0
1041) (G1, G2, G3) Age at first job change to a new career (AG1JOBC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total56130.2410.10
1042) Undocumented in codebook (YR1MS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total40747.3814.54
1043) Undocumented in codebook (BYEAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total253037.9419.60
1044) Undocumented in codebook (YR1WORK)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total124246.4518.40
1045) (G1, G2, G3) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
 TOTAL%
1) 15-1839219.2
2) 19-2540719.9
3) 26-391889.2
4) 40-5958828.8
5) 60+46922.9
Missing1452
Total2044100.0
1046) (G1, G2, G3) Sex? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Male97347.6
2) Female107152.4
Missing1452
Total2044100.0
1047) (G1, G2) What is your present marital status? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
 TOTAL%
1) Single/engaged59028.9
2) Married134365.8
3) Other1085.3
Missing1455
Total2041100.0
1048) (G1, G2, G3) Now some questions about education. How many years of schooling have you completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than high school63831.5
2) High school graduate (12 years)48824.1
3) Some college (1-2 years)65032.1
4) College graduate or more25012.3
Missing1470
Total2026100.0
1049) (G1, G2, G3) How often do you attend church or religious services? (check one) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
 TOTAL%
1) Never70335.3
2) Several times a year55928.1
3) Once-twice a month1567.8
4) Once a week38619.4
5) More than once a week1869.3
Missing1506
Total1990100.0

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