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Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000 - Codebook

All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).

1) Version number (VERSION)
 TOTAL%
1) Version 129233100.0
Total29233100.0
2) Respondent number (RESPNO)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923338,143.0634,252.54
3) Date of interview (YYYYMMDD) (CALLD)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923120,000,884.46114.22
4) SCREEN FROM SAMPLE. This indicates whether interview occurred as a result of screening for ethnic minority status or specific geographic location. (SCREEN)
 TOTAL%
1) Black/Latino69026.8
2) Latino1626.3
3) Black80.3
4) County59723.2
5) Zip45217.6
6) City66425.8
Missing26660
Total2573100.0
5) SAMPLE ID FROM SAMPLE. The community stratum sampled. (SAMP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923325.8015.76
6) CENSUS DIVISION FROM SAMPLE. Code representing one of nine US Census divisions. (CENSDIV)
 TOTAL%
1) New England19776.8
2) Mid Atlantic24688.4
3) East North Central643022.0
4) West North Central25378.7
5) South Atlantic598420.5
6) East South Central13424.6
7) West South Central13544.6
8) Mountain21937.5
9) Pacific494816.9
Total29233100.0
7) CENSUS REGION FROM SAMPLE. Code representing one of four US census regions. (CENSREG)
 TOTAL%
1) Northeast444515.2
2) Midwest896730.7
3) South868029.7
4) West714124.4
Total29233100.0
8) NUMBER OF CALLS TO COMPLETE INTERVIEW. (CALL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292335.114.96
9) Text for groupx (see TRX) (Q7k). These were put into the following question: How much can you trust ___? (Question 7k on the original survey) (GROUPX)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923325.8015.76
10) Text for GROUPY (see MARX) (Q50E). The following categories were inserted into the following question: (Do you) favor/oppose marrying a ___ person? (Question 50E on the original survey) (GROUPY)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923325.8015.76
11) (see LOCVIS) These are the local attractions inserted into question 57A. (LOCAL5)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923325.8015.76
12) LANGUAGE OF INTERVIEW 0=ENGLISH 1=SPANISH (LANGASK)
 TOTAL%
0) English2810396.1
1) Spanish11303.9
Total29233100.0
13) Form of interview. To avoid lengthy interviews, certain questions were randomly skipped. This produced 6 different forms. (FORM)
 TOTAL%
1) Skip BARRIER series Q39 & MARRY series Q50479716.4
2) Skip BARRIER Q39 & BEL series Q5486916.7
3) Skip BEL series Q39 & NEICOOP Q52495316.9
4) Skip COOP Q11, MAR series Q50, & BEL series Q5478216.4
5) Skip MAR series Q50, COOP Q11, & NEICOOP Q52494316.9
6) Skip BEL series Q5, COOP Q11, & NEICOOP Q52488916.7
Total29233100.0
14) Gender of respondent (GENDER)
 TOTAL%
1) Male1203741.2
2) Female1719658.8
Total29233100.0
15) Q.4B Screened for Hispanic or Latino (HSCREEN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes162100.0
Missing29071
Total162100.0
16) 5A. Do your old or new friends give you a sense of community or a feeling of belonging? (BELFRD)
 TOTAL%
1) No, does not14439.8
2) (VOLUNTEERED) Depends/No strong feelings1871.3
3) Yes, does1282387.3
4) (VOLUNTEERED) Does not apply1671.1
8) Don't know680.5
9) Refused50.0
Missing14540
Total14693100.0
17) 5B. Do people in your neighborhood give you a sense of community or a feeling of belonging? (BELNEI)
 TOTAL%
1) No, does not256917.5
2) (VOLUNTEERED) Depends/No strong feelings4983.4
3) Yes, does1132277.1
4) (VOLUNTEERED) Does not apply2431.7
8) Don't know580.4
9) Refused30.0
Missing14540
Total14693100.0
18) 5C. Does living in [see CITY] give you a sense of community or a feeling of belonging? (BELCTY)
 TOTAL%
1) No, does not266918.2
2) (VOLUNTEERED) Depends/No strong feelings4302.9
3) Yes, does1139977.6
4) (VOLUNTEERED) Does not apply1180.8
8) Don't know700.5
9) Refused70.0
Missing14540
Total14693100.0
19) 5D. Does your place of worship gives you a sense of community or a feeling of belonging? (BELREL)
 TOTAL%
1) No, does not236916.1
2) (VOLUNTEERED) Depends/No strong feelings2621.8
3) Yes, does1051271.5
4) (VOLUNTEERED) Does not apply149010.1
8) Don't know390.3
9) Refused210.1
Missing14540
Total14693100.0
20) 5E. Do the people you work with, or go to school with, give you a sense of community or a feeling of belonging? (BELWRK)
 TOTAL%
1) No, does not232615.8
2) (VOLUNTEERED) Depends/No strong feelings3002.0
3) Yes, does965365.7
4) (VOLUNTEERED) Does not apply236916.1
8) Don't know410.3
9) Refused40.0
Missing14540
Total14693100.0
21) 5F. Do people who share your ethnic background give you a sense of community or a feeling of belonging? (BELETH)
 TOTAL%
1) No, does not413428.1
2) (VOLUNTEERED) Depends/No strong feelings7234.9
3) Yes, does932763.5
4) (VOLUNTEERED) Does not apply3522.4
8) Don't know1350.9
9) Refused220.1
Missing14540
Total14693100.0
22) 5G. Do people you have met online give you a sense of community or a feeling of belonging? (BELCOM)
 TOTAL%
1) No, does not801054.5
2) (VOLUNTEERED) Depends/No strong feelings6154.2
3) Yes, does150710.3
4) (VOLUNTEERED) Does not apply451130.7
8) Don't know420.3
9) Refused80.1
Missing14540
Total14693100.0
23) 6. Would you say that most people can be trusted or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? (TRUST)
 TOTAL%
1) People can be trusted1450249.6
2) You can't be too careful1261243.1
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Depends19026.5
8) Don't know1740.6
9) Refused430.1
Total29233100.0
24) 7A. How much you can trust people in your neighborhood? (TRNEI)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot1369946.9
2) Trust them some990633.9
3) Trust them only a little329711.3
4) Trust them not at all15385.3
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply4311.5
8) Don't know3231.1
9) Refused390.1
Total29233100.0
25) 7B. How much you can trust people you work with? (TRWRK)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot1262143.2
2) Trust them some748025.6
3) Trust them only a little24438.4
4) Trust them not at all9953.4
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply557119.1
8) Don't know980.3
9) Refused250.1
Total29233100.0
26) 7C. How much you can trust people at your church or place of worship? (TRREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot1685457.7
2) Trust them some502417.2
3) Trust them only a little10873.7
4) Trust them not at all4631.6
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply557219.1
8) Don't know1740.6
9) Refused590.2
Total29233100.0
27) 7D. How much you can trust people who work in the stores where you shop? (TRSHOP)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot825828.2
2) Trust them some1363946.7
3) Trust them only a little458515.7
4) Trust them not at all17766.1
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply5501.9
8) Don't know4041.4
9) Refused210.1
Total29233100.0
28) 7E. How much you can trust the local news media? (TRNEWS)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot383013.1
2) Trust them some1298044.4
3) Trust them only a little715124.5
4) Trust them not at all413214.1
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply6612.3
8) Don't know4421.5
9) Refused370.1
Total29233100.0
29) 7F. How much you can trust the police in your local community? (TRCOP)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot1470650.3
2) Trust them some952332.6
3) Trust them only a little27009.2
4) Trust them not at all16385.6
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply3601.2
8) Don't know2781.0
9) Refused280.1
Total29233100.0
30) 7G. How much you can trust white people? (TRWHT)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot844029.0
2) Trust them some1500751.5
3) Trust them only a little24898.5
4) Trust them not at all6232.1
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply12974.5
8) Don't know5732.0
9) Refused6892.4
Missing115
Total29118100.0
31) 7H. How much you can trust African Americans or Blacks? (TRBLK)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot718524.7
2) Trust them some1538853.0
3) Trust them only a little27069.3
4) Trust them not at all8713.0
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply15655.4
8) Don't know6152.1
9) Refused7012.4
Missing202
Total29031100.0
32) 7I. How much you can trust Asian people? (TRASN)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot681824.2
2) Trust them some1422550.4
3) Trust them only a little25849.2
4) Trust them not at all9143.2
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply21687.7
8) Don't know8092.9
9) Refused7112.5
Missing1004
Total28229100.0
33) 7J. How much can you trust Hispanics or Latinos? (TRHIS)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot648022.6
2) Trust them some1471751.2
3) Trust them only a little309310.8
4) Trust them not at all8803.1
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply20677.2
8) Don't know7752.7
9) Refused7162.5
Missing505
Total28728100.0
34) 7K. How much you can trust [insert GROUP X]? (TRX)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot643923.3
2) Trust them some1340248.4
3) Trust them only a little26599.6
4) Trust them not at all9553.5
5) [VOLUNTEERED] Does not apply25819.3
8) Don't know9853.6
9) Refused6522.4
Missing1560
Total27673100.0
35) 8A. In your day-to-day life, have you EVER felt that people act as if they think you are dishonest? (EXPDISC1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes685223.4
2) No2196175.1
8) Don't know3951.4
9) Refused250.1
Total29233100.0
36) 8B. If you have ever felt that people act as if they think you are dishonest, about how often would you say this happens? (EXPDISC2)
 TOTAL%
1) Very Often4746.9
2) Often5728.3
3) Sometimes254637.2
4) Rarely321546.9
8) Don't know420.6
9) Refused30.0
Missing22381
Total6852100.0
37) 9. All things considered, would you say that you are very happy, happy, not very happy, or not happy at all? (HAPPY)
 TOTAL%
0) Not happy at all2530.9
1) Not very happy12694.3
2) Happy1647056.3
3) Very happy1110238.0
8) Don't know990.3
9) Refused400.1
Total29233100.0
38) 10. How would you describe your overall health these days? (HEALTH)
 TOTAL%
0) Poor9263.2
1) Fair27079.3
2) Good760726.0
3) Very Good1083837.1
4) Excellent710324.3
8) Don't Know400.1
9) Refused120.0
Total29233100.0
39) 11. If public officials asked everyone to conserve water or electricity because of some emergency, how likely is it that people in your community would cooperate? (COOP)
 TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely3242.2
2) Unlikely6854.7
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Neither/depends2221.5
4) Likely679347.0
5) Very likely620442.9
8) Don't know2131.5
9) Refused70.0
Missing14785
Total14448100.0
40) 12. How many years have you lived in your local community? (LIVCOM)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than one year19136.5
2) One to five years758926.0
3) Six to ten years438015.0
4) Eleven to twenty years501117.1
5) More than twenty years781726.7
6) All my life24938.5
8) Don't know230.1
9) Refused70.0
Total29233100.0
41) 13. Do you expect to be living in your community in 5 years from now? (STAY)
 TOTAL%
0) No642422.0
1) Yes2134773.0
8) Don't Know14444.9
9) Refused180.1
Total29233100.0
42) 14. Overall, how would you rate your community as a place to live? (QOL)
 TOTAL%
0) Poor6462.2
1) Only Fair337011.5
2) Good1344946.0
3) Excellent1170040.0
8) Don't Know590.2
9) Refused90.0
Total29233100.0
43) 15. Do you or your family own or rent the place where you are living now? (OWN)
 TOTAL%
0) Rent883530.2
1) Own2023269.2
8) Don't Know1050.4
9) Refused610.2
Total29233100.0
44) 16. Overall, how much impact do you think that PEOPLE LIKE YOU can have in making your community a better place to live? (EFFCOM)
 TOTAL%
1) No impact at all12014.1
2) A small impact521717.8
3) A moderate impact1232042.1
4) A big impact1049535.9
Total29233100.0
45) 17. How many days in the past week did you read a daily newspaper? (PAPER)
 TOTAL%
0) 0668922.9
1) 1375412.8
2) 2299910.3
3) 325118.6
4) 413214.5
5) 513594.6
6) 65351.8
7) 71001334.3
8) Don't know480.2
9) Refused40.0
Total29233100.0
46) 18. How many hours per day do you spend watching TV on an average weekday, that is Monday through Friday? (TVHRS)
 TOTAL%
0) 022557.7
1) 1640821.9
2) 2761826.1
3) 3476716.3
4) 427709.5
5) 517836.1
6) 68893.0
7) 72700.9
8) 84761.6
9) 9520.2
10) 106142.1
11) 11130.0
12) 1210743.7
98) Don't know2300.8
99) Refused140.0
Total29233100.0
47) 19. How many hours do you spend using the Internet or email in a typical week, not counting times you do so for work? (WWWTIME)
 TOTAL%
0) None1659656.8
3) 1 to 5 hours816727.9
8) 6 to 10 hours24308.3
15) 11 to 20 hours12384.2
25) More than 20 hours7042.4
98) 98850.3
99) 99130.0
Total29233100.0
48) 20. Do you have access to the Internet at home? (WWWACC)
 TOTAL%
0) No1250542.8
1) Yes1669057.1
8) Don't Know320.1
9) Refused60.0
Total29233100.0
49) 21. How interested are you in politics and national affairs? (POLINT)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all interested309110.6
2) Only slightly interested574419.6
3) Somewhat interested1095137.5
4) Very interested938332.1
8) Don't know530.2
9) Refused110.0
Total29233100.0
50) 22. Are you currently registered to vote? (REGVOTE)
 TOTAL%
0) No495216.9
1) Yes2399682.1
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Not eligible to vote1880.6
8) Don't know860.3
9) Refused110.0
Total29233100.0
51) 23. Did you vote in the 1996 presidential election when Bill Clinton ran against Bob Dole and Ross Perot? (VOTEUS)
 TOTAL%
0) No701324.0
1) Yes2041669.8
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Not eligible to vote16445.6
8) Don't know1360.5
9) Refused240.1
Total29233100.0
52) 24. How much of the time can you trust the national government to do what is right? (TGNAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Just about always9853.4
2) Most of the time790727.0
3) Some of the time1510151.7
4) Hardly ever486216.6
8) Don't know3031.0
9) Refused750.3
Total29233100.0
53) 25. How much of the time can you trust the local government to do what is right? (TGLOC)
 TOTAL%
1) Just about always16375.6
2) Most of the time1099737.6
3) Some of the time1307544.7
4) Hardly ever294210.1
8) Don't know5231.8
9) Refused590.2
Total29233100.0
54) 26A. Have you signed a petition in the past 12 months? (PETITION)
 TOTAL%
0) No1766560.4
1) Yes1139039.0
8) Don't Know1720.6
9) Refused60.0
Total29233100.0
55) 26B. Have you attended a political meeting or rally in the past 12 months? (RALLY)
 TOTAL%
0) No2390681.8
1) Yes530218.1
8) Don't Know200.1
9) Refused50.0
Total29233100.0
56) 26C. Have you worked on a community project in the past 12 months? (PROJECT)
 TOTAL%
0) No1765760.4
1) Yes1152639.4
8) Don't Know450.2
9) Refused50.0
Total29233100.0
57) 26D. Have you participated in demonstrations, boycotts, or marches in the past 12 months? (MARCH)
 TOTAL%
0) No2693192.1
1) Yes22677.8
8) Don't Know230.1
9) Refused120.0
Total29233100.0
58) 26E. Have you donated blood in the past 12 months? (BLOOD)
 TOTAL%
0) No2230876.3
1) Yes496317.0
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Can't give blood19386.6
8) Don't know210.1
9) Refused30.0
Total29233100.0
59) 27. How would you describe your general outlook, politically and socially? (IDEO)
 TOTAL%
1) Very conservative343711.8
2) Moderately conservative875630.0
3) Middle-of-the-road810227.7
4) Moderately liberal575519.7
5) Very Liberal23578.1
6) (VOLUNTEERED) Something else2730.9
8) Don't know4781.6
9) Refused750.3
Total29233100.0
60) 28. What are the names of the two U.S. Senators from your state? (If in Washington, DC: What are the names of your mayor and representative in Congress?) (SEN1_2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923323.5613.54
61) Number of US Senators' names known from respondent's own state (based on results from Question 28. SEN1_2) (POLKNOW)
 TOTAL%
1) Failed to name either [+sendum+]1482250.7
2) One correct613421.0
3) Both correct721024.7
4) One is close3961.4
5) Both are close2170.7
6) One is correct and one is close3021.0
9) Refused1520.5
Total29233100.0
62) 29. What is your religious preference? (RELIG)
 TOTAL%
1) Protestant1295544.3
2) Catholic721124.7
3) Another type of Christian332311.4
4) Jewish4241.5
5) Some other religion9863.4
6) No religion394713.5
8) Don't know1150.4
9) Refused2720.9
Total29233100.0
63) 29a. If your religious preference is Protestant, what denomination is that, if any? (PROTDOM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1295516.1018.95
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64) 29B. If you are a Christian other than Protestant or Catholic, what group is that? (CHROTHER)
 TOTAL%
30) Christian (NEC; just Christian)216565.2
31) Scientists-Christian321.0
32) Mormons; Latter Day Saints2196.6
33) Spiritualists381.1
34) Unitarian; Universalist1303.9
35) Jehovah's Witnesses2377.1
36) Unity; Unity Church; Christ Church Unity381.1
37) Fundamentalist Adventist230.7
38) Other non traditional Protestant1053.2
39) Orthodox-Eastern; Greek Rite Catholic1183.6
40) Born Again Christian270.8
41) Full Gospel310.9
42) Ecumenical/Eclectic/Judeo-Christian451.4
43) Bible Church120.4
44) Charismatic100.3
98) Don't Know541.6
99) Refused391.2
Missing25910
Total3323100.0
65) 29C. What is your religious preference? (if other than Christian or Jewish) (RELOTHER)
 TOTAL%
45) Muslim16917.1
46) Buddhist23123.4
47) Hindu12212.4
48) Bahai212.1
49) Am. Indian Religions666.7
50) Other non-Christian/non-Jewish10911.1
51) Humanist; Ethical Culture30.3
52) Wiccan474.8
53) New Age242.4
54) Paganism414.2
55) Earth Religions70.7
56) Religious Science101.0
57) Taoism60.6
98) Don't Know404.1
99) Refused909.1
Missing28247
Total986100.0
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66) 30. Are you a member of a local church, synagogue, or other religious or spiritual community? (RELMEM)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1610964.4
2) No886935.5
8) Don't know290.1
9) Refused70.0
Missing4219
Total25014100.0
67) 31. How often do you attend religious services, not including weddings and funerals? (RELATEND)
 TOTAL%
1) Every week (or more often)962738.5
2) Almost every week23079.2
3) Once or twice a month482719.3
4) A few times per year466918.7
5) Less often than that343413.7
8) Don't know1050.4
9) Refused450.2
Missing4219
Total25014100.0
68) 32. In the past 12 months, have you participated in church activities other than attending services? This might include teaching Sunday school, serving on a committee, attending a choir rehearsal, retreat, etc. (RELPART1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1149145.9
2) No1348153.9
8) Don't know280.1
9) Refused140.1
Missing4219
Total25014100.0
69) 33A. In the past 12 months, have you participated in organizations affiliated with religion besides your local place of worship? (GRPREL)
 TOTAL%
0) No2455384.0
1) Yes463515.9
8) Don't Know220.1
9) Refused230.1
Total29233100.0
70) 33B. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a sports club, league, or outdoor activity club? (GRPSPORT)
 TOTAL%
0) No2262177.4
1) Yes659322.6
8) Don't Know90.0
9) Refused100.0
Total29233100.0
71) 33C. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a youth organization like a sports league, 4-H club, etc.? (GRPYOUTH)
 TOTAL%
0) No2281778.1
1) Yes639521.9
8) Don't Know100.0
9) Refused110.0
Total29233100.0
72) 33D. In the past 12 months, have you participated in parent association, like the PTA or PTO, or other school support or service group? (GRPPTA)
 TOTAL%
0) No2270477.7
1) Yes651822.3
8) Don't Know40.0
9) Refused70.0
Total29233100.0
73) 33E. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a veterans group? (GRPVET)
 TOTAL%
0) No2689192.0
1) Yes23187.9
8) Don't Know140.0
9) Refused100.0
Total29233100.0
74) 33F. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a neighborhood association? (GRPNEI)
 TOTAL%
0) No2203075.4
1) Yes718424.6
8) Don't Know90.0
9) Refused100.0
Total29233100.0
75) 33G. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a seniors group? (GRPELD)
 TOTAL%
0) No2499385.5
1) Yes421214.4
8) Don't Know200.1
9) Refused80.0
Total29233100.0
76) 33H. In the past 12 months, have you participated in charity or social welfare organization? (GRPSOC)
 TOTAL%
0) No1920565.7
1) Yes998034.1
8) Don't Know370.1
9) Refused110.0
Total29233100.0
77) 33i. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a labor union? (GRPLAB)
 TOTAL%
0) No2623689.7
1) Yes296310.1
8) Don't Know210.1
9) Refused130.0
Total29233100.0
78) 33J. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a professional, trade, farm or business association? (GRPPROF)
 TOTAL%
0) No2156673.8
1) Yes761426.0
8) Don't Know390.1
9) Refused140.0
Total29233100.0
79) 33K. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a service or fraternal organization? (GRPFRAT)
 TOTAL%
0) No2499185.5
1) Yes422214.4
8) Don't Know60.0
9) Refused140.0
Total29233100.0
80) 33L. In the past 12 months, have you participated in an ethnic, nationality, or civil rights organization? (GRPETH)
 TOTAL%
0) No2712892.8
1) Yes20717.1
8) Don't Know140.0
9) Refused200.1
Total29233100.0
81) 33M. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a political group of some sort? (GRPPOL)
 TOTAL%
0) No2632690.1
1) Yes28589.8
8) Don't Know310.1
9) Refused180.1
Total29233100.0
82) 33N. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a literary, art, musical, dancing or singing group? (GRPART)
 TOTAL%
0) No2335079.9
1) Yes585620.0
8) Don't Know140.0
9) Refused130.0
Total29233100.0
83) 33o. In the past 12 months, have you participated in any other hobby, investment, or garden club or society? (GRPHOB)
 TOTAL%
0) No2157573.8
1) Yes761226.0
8) Don't Know280.1
9) Refused180.1
Total29233100.0
84) 33P. In the past 12 months, have you participated in a self-help program for people with specific illnesses, disabilities, problems, or addictions, or for their families? (GRPSELF)
 TOTAL%
0) No2376581.3
1) Yes542418.6
8) Don't Know280.1
9) Refused160.1
Total29233100.0
85) 33Q. Are you involved in a group that meets over the Internet? (GRPWWW)
 TOTAL%
0) No2832196.9
1) Yes8903.0
8) Don't Know110.0
9) Refused110.0
Total29233100.0
86) 33R. Do you belong to any other kinds of clubs or organizations? (GRPOTHR)
 TOTAL%
0) No2460384.2
1) Yes459015.7
8) Don't Know280.1
9) Refused120.0
Total29233100.0
87) 34. Did any of the groups that you are involved with take any local action for social or political reform in the past 12 months? (REFORM)
 TOTAL%
0) No2285078.2
1) Yes590620.2
8) Don't Know4451.5
9) Refused320.1
Total29233100.0
88) 35. In the past 12 months, have you served as an officer or served on a committee of any local club or organization? (OFFICER)
 TOTAL%
0) No2347280.3
1) Yes570319.5
8) Don't Know420.1
9) Refused160.1
Total29233100.0
89) 36A. Of all the groups you are involved with, about how many group members are the same race as you? (BGRPRACE)
 TOTAL%
1) All554621.3
2) Most1030039.6
3) Some528820.4
4) Only a few17896.9
5) None14285.5
8) Don't know12254.7
9) Refused4021.5
Missing3255
Total25978100.0
90) 36B. Of all the groups you belong to, about how many of the group members are your same gender? (BGRPSEX)
 TOTAL%
1) All338213.0
2) Most853432.9
3) Some972637.4
4) Only a few15395.9
5) None11474.4
8) Don't know12975.0
9) Refused3531.4
Missing3255
Total25978100.0
91) 36C. Of all the groups you belong to, how many of the group members are college educated? (BGRPEDU)
 TOTAL%
1) All299311.5
2) Most783530.2
3) Some724927.9
4) Only a few25209.7
5) None15435.9
8) Don't know351213.5
9) Refused3261.3
Missing3255
Total25978100.0
92) 37A. Considering all religious causes, how much have you and other members of your household contributed to church or religious causes? (GIVEREL)
 TOTAL%
0) None812927.8
1) Less than $100315310.8
2) $100 to less than $500561219.2
3) $500 to less than $100027909.5
4) $1000 to less than $5000416814.3
5) More than $500011824.0
8) Don't know26659.1
9) Refused15345.2
Total29233100.0
93) 37B. To all non-religious charities, how much have you and other members of your household contributed? (GIVEOTHR)
 TOTAL%
0) None818428.0
1) Less than $100501817.2
2) $100 to less than $500730025.0
3) $500 to less than $100024488.4
4) $1000 to less than $500021357.3
5) More than $50004271.5
8) Don't know23368.0
9) Refused13854.7
Total29233100.0
94) 38A. The people running my community do not really care what happens to me. (Do you agree?) (ALIEN1)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly797527.3
2) Disagree somewhat1046035.8
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Neither/depends7492.6
4) Agree somewhat642822.0
5) Agree strongly292210.0
8) Don't know6592.3
9) Refused400.1
Total29233100.0
95) 38B. Television is my primary form of entertainment. (Do you agree?) (TVONE)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly1260643.1
2) Disagree somewhat702024.0
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Neither/depends3151.1
4) Agree somewhat521517.8
5) Agree strongly398613.6
8) Don't know790.3
9) Refused120.0
Total29233100.0
96) 38C. Immigrants are getting too demanding in their push for equal rights. (Do you agree?) (IMMIG)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly843028.9
2) Disagree somewhat822728.2
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Neither/depends12974.4
4) Agree somewhat547118.8
5) Agree strongly426114.6
8) Don't know11443.9
9) Refused3461.2
Missing57
Total29176100.0
97) 38D. A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out of the public library. (Do you agree?) (BOOK)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly1515251.8
2) Disagree somewhat593720.3
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Neither/depends10033.4
4) Agree somewhat302110.3
5) Agree strongly345511.8
8) Don't know6112.1
9) Refused540.2
Total29233100.0
98) 38E. Religion is very important in my life. (Do you agree?) (RELIMP)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly26749.1
2) Disagree somewhat27609.4
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Neither/depends4261.5
4) Agree somewhat580619.9
5) Agree strongly1743059.6
8) Don't know750.3
9) Refused620.2
Total29233100.0
99) 39. Are there obstacles that make it difficult to be involved with your community as you would like? (BARRIER)
 TOTAL%
0) No749651.3
1) Yes697447.7
8) Don't Know1250.9
9) Refused190.1
Missing14619
Total14614100.0
100) 39A. Importance of an obstacle to community involvement: your work schedule or inadequate childcare? (BARJOB)
 TOTAL%
0) Cites no obstacles or this barrier inap.808255.4
1) Not at all important obstacle12738.7
2) Somewhat important obstacle154710.6
3) Very important obstacle364124.9
8) Don't know490.3
9) Refused30.0
Missing14638
Total14595100.0
101) 39B. Importance of an obstacle to community involvement: inadequate transportation? (BARCAR)
 TOTAL%
0) Cites no obstacles or this barrier inap.788154.0
1) Not at all important obstacle397827.3
2) Somewhat important obstacle10136.9
3) Very important obstacle168711.6
8) Don't know360.2
Missing14638
Total14595100.0
102) 39C. Importance of an obstacle to community involvement: feeling unwelcome? (BARWELC)
 TOTAL%
0) Cites no obstacles or this barrier inap.783053.6
1) Not at all important obstacle368625.3
2) Somewhat important obstacle172011.8
3) Very important obstacle12828.8
8) Don't know750.5
9) Refused20.0
Missing14638
Total14595100.0
103) 39D. Importance of an obstacle to community involvement: concerns for your safety? (BARSAFE)
 TOTAL%
0) Cites no obstacles or this barrier inap.771552.9
1) Not at all important obstacle318521.8
2) Somewhat important obstacle13349.1
3) Very important obstacle232916.0
8) Don't know290.2
9) Refused30.0
Missing14638
Total14595100.0
104) 39E. Importance of an obstacle to community involvement: lack of information or not knowing how to begin? (BARINFO)
 TOTAL%
0) Cites no obstacles or this barrier inap.772752.9
1) Not at all important obstacle229415.7
2) Somewhat important obstacle243616.7
3) Very important obstacle206714.2
8) Don't know690.5
9) Refused20.0
Missing14638
Total14595100.0
105) 39F. Importance of an obstacle to community involvement: feeling that you cannot make a difference? (BAREFF)
 TOTAL%
0) Cites no obstacles or this barrier inap.772352.9
1) Not at all important obstacle327322.4
2) Somewhat important obstacle214214.7
3) Very important obstacle13939.5
8) Don't know580.4
9) Refused60.0
Missing14638
Total14595100.0
106) 40. What is your current employment status? (LABOR)
 TOTAL%
1) Working1934766.2
2) Temporarily laid off5131.8
3) Unemployed7712.6
4) Retired465615.9
5) Permanently Disabled9913.4
6) Homemaker18936.5
7) Student9773.3
8) Don't know450.2
9) Refused400.1
Total29233100.0
107) 40A. Are you working for pay at the present time? (LABOR2)
 TOTAL%
0) No220076.7
1) Yes66623.2
8) Don't Know30.1
9) Refused10.0
Missing26363
Total2870100.0
108) 41. About how many hours do you work in the average week? Count everything, including extra jobs or paid work you do at home. (WRKTIME)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2001345.0615.71
109) 42. Do you ever telecommute (spend a whole day or more per week working at home instead of your main place of work)? (TELE1)
 TOTAL%
0) No1628981.4
1) Yes291114.5
2) Home is main place of work7623.8
8) Don't know360.2
9) Refused150.1
Missing9220
Total20013100.0
110) 43. If you work at home or telecommute, how many days in a 5-day work week do you normally work at home? (TELE2)
 TOTAL%
1) One or less149840.8
2) Two (1.5-2.4)51514.0
3) Three (2.5-3.4)2637.2
4) Four (3.5-4.4)1263.4
5) Five (more than 4.5)64217.5
6) Business based in home56215.3
8) Don't know561.5
9) Refused110.3
Missing25560
Total3673100.0
111) 44. If/When you go to your workplace, how many hours (or portion of an hour) does it takes to get to work? (Note: 98=Don't know; 99=Refused) (COMMUTE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total184920.614.22
112) 45. How satisfied are you with your current financial situation? (ECONSAT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all satisfied464815.9
1) Somewhat satisfied1680157.5
2) Very satisfied754425.8
8) 8960.3
9) 91440.5
Total29233100.0
113) 46. What is you current marital status? (MARITAL)
 TOTAL%
0) Never Married717524.7
1) Widowed22647.8
2) Divorced374612.9
3) Separated8853.0
4) Currently married1494951.5
Missing214
Total29019100.0
114) 46A. Are you currently living with a partner? (asked only of those separated, divorced, or never married) (PARTNER)
 TOTAL%
0) No936579.3
1) Yes241020.4
8) Don't Know120.1
9) Refused190.2
Missing17427
Total11806100.0
115) 47. How many children, aged 17 or younger, live in your household? (If greater than 20, code as 20) (KIDS)
 TOTAL%
0) 01759660.2
1) 1469216.1
2) 2424314.5
3) 317345.9
4) 45641.9
5) 51530.5
6) 6610.2
7) 7250.1
8) 8150.1
9) 930.0
10) 1050.0
11) 1120.0
13) 1310.0
15) 1510.0
16) 1610.0
17) 1710.0
20) 2070.0
98) Don't know70.0
99) Refused1220.4
Total29233100.0
116) 47A. Of the children in your household, how many are 6 years old or older? (If greater than 20, code as 20.) (KIDS_6)
 TOTAL%
0) 0290324.9
1) 1436637.5
2) 2295625.4
3) 39187.9
4) 42572.2
5) 5680.6
6) 6220.2
7) 720.0
8) 840.0
13) 1310.0
16) 1610.0
20) 2010.0
98) Don't know120.1
99) Refused1261.1
Missing17596
Total11637100.0
117) 48. Including yourself, how many adults live in your household? (If greater than 10, code as 10.) (SKID)
 TOTAL%
1) 1791227.1
2) 21614655.2
3) 3329911.3
4) 411834.0
5) 53291.1
6) 6940.3
7) 7340.1
8) 8200.1
9) 920.0
10) 10290.1
98) Don't know250.1
99) Refused1600.5
Total29233100.0
118) 49. How many unrelated adults, if any, do you treat as members of your family? (If number is greater than 10, coded as 10.) (NONFAM)
 TOTAL%
0) 01123138.4
1) 120827.1
2) 226429.0
3) 317746.1
4) 417826.1
5) 517015.8
6) 612814.4
7) 72981.0
8) 84741.6
9) 9690.2
10) 10513617.6
98) Don't know6632.3
99) Refused1000.3
Total29233100.0
119) 50A. Do you favor or oppose a close family member marrying an Asian person? (MARASN)
 TOTAL%
0) Very much oppose4282.9
1) Somewhat oppose6564.5
2) Neither favor nor oppose690647.0
3) Somewhat favor177212.1
4) Very much favor437629.8
8) Don't know2902.0
9) Refused2531.7
Missing14552
Total14681100.0
120) 50B. Do you favor or oppose a close family member marrying a Black person? (MARBLK)
 TOTAL%
0) Very much oppose10317.0
1) Somewhat oppose11077.5
2) Neither favor nor oppose636843.4
3) Somewhat favor160811.0
4) Very much favor401427.3
8) Don't know2791.9
9) Refused2741.9
Missing14552
Total14681100.0
121) 50C. Do you favor or oppose a close family member marrying a White person? (MARWHT)
 TOTAL%
0) Very much oppose2341.6
1) Somewhat oppose2851.9
2) Neither favor nor oppose631843.0
3) Somewhat favor174911.9
4) Very much favor557338.0
8) Don't know2611.8
9) Refused2611.8
Missing14552
Total14681100.0
122) 50D. Do you favor or oppose a close family member marrying a Latino or Hispanic person? (MARHIS)
 TOTAL%
0) Very much oppose5363.7
1) Somewhat oppose7665.2
2) Neither favor nor oppose674245.9
3) Somewhat favor197813.5
4) Very much favor410828.0
8) Don't know2801.9
9) Refused2711.8
Missing14552
Total14681100.0
123) 50E. Do you favor or oppose a close family member marrying a [insert GROUP Y] person? (MARX)
 TOTAL%
0) Very much oppose4513.2
1) Somewhat oppose7055.1
2) Neither favor nor oppose643346.2
3) Somewhat favor192313.8
4) Very much favor386927.8
8) Don't know2862.1
9) Refused2621.9
Missing15304
Total13929100.0
124) 51. How often do you talk with or visit your immediate neighbors? (NEISOC)
 TOTAL%
1) Never27109.3
2) Once a year or less10183.5
3) Several times a year14995.1
4) Once a month26429.0
5) Several times a month546318.7
6) Several times a week910831.2
7) Just about everyday657822.5
8) Don't know1720.6
9) Refused430.1
Total29233100.0
125) 52. In the past two years, have you worked with others to get people in your immediate neighborhood to work together to fix or improve something? (NEICOOP)
 TOTAL%
0) No984768.2
1) Yes455131.5
8) Don't Know280.2
9) Refused220.2
Missing14785
Total14448100.0
126) 53. About how many CLOSE FRIENDS do you have these days? These would be people you feel at ease with, can talk to about private matters, or call on for help. (FRIENDS)
 TOTAL%
1) No close friends11003.8
2) 1-2 close friends516317.7
3) 3-5 close friends1097937.6
4) 6-10 close friends672623.0
5) More than 10 close friends513217.6
8) Don't know730.2
9) Refused600.2
Total29233100.0
127) 54. Right now, how many people do you have in your life with whom you can share confidences or discuss a difficult decision? (CONFIDE)
 TOTAL%
1) Nobody9483.2
2) One27749.5
3) Two494716.9
4) Three or more2043469.9
8) Don't know620.2
9) Refused680.2
Total29233100.0
128) 55A. Do you have a personal friend who owns their own business? (BBUS)
 TOTAL%
0) No1009634.5
1) Yes1897864.9
8) Don't Know1150.4
9) Refused440.2
Total29233100.0
129) 55B. Do you have a personal friend who is a manual worker? (BWORKER)
 TOTAL%
0) No879830.1
1) Yes2025469.3
8) Don't Know1340.5
9) Refused470.2
Total29233100.0
130) 55C. Do you have a personal friend who has been on welfare? (BWELF)
 TOTAL%
0) No1651356.5
1) Yes1154939.5
8) Don't Know11083.8
9) Refused630.2
Total29233100.0
131) 55D. Do you have a personal friend who owns a vacation home? (BVACH)
 TOTAL%
0) No1451049.6
1) Yes1427448.8
8) Don't Know3971.4
9) Refused520.2
Total29233100.0
132) 55E. Do you have a personal friend with a different religious orientation than you? (BREL)
 TOTAL%
0) No601120.6
1) Yes2249877.0
8) Don't Know6532.2
9) Refused710.2
Total29233100.0
133) 55F. Do you have a personal friend who is White? (BWHT)
 TOTAL%
0) No24738.5
1) Yes2660891.0
8) Don't Know260.1
9) Refused1260.4
Total29233100.0
134) 55G. Do you have a personal friend who is Latino or Hispanic? (BHISP)
 TOTAL%
0) No1496351.2
1) Yes1404148.0
8) Don't Know1010.3
9) Refused1280.4
Total29233100.0
135) 55H. Do you have a personal friend who is Asian? (BASN)
 TOTAL%
0) No1817862.2
1) Yes1082437.0
8) Don't Know1060.4
9) Refused1250.4
Total29233100.0
136) 55I. Do you have a personal friend who is Black or African-American? (BBLK)
 TOTAL%
0) No1052536.0
1) Yes1853663.4
8) Don't Know430.1
9) Refused1290.4
Total29233100.0
137) 55J. Do you have a personal friend who is gay or lesbian? (BGAY)
 TOTAL%
0) No1659556.8
1) Yes1181740.4
8) Don't Know7212.5
9) Refused1000.3
Total29233100.0
138) 55K. Do you have a personal friend who you would describe as a community leader? (BLEADER)
 TOTAL%
0) No1490951.0
1) Yes1407548.1
8) Don't Know2060.7
9) Refused430.1
Total29233100.0
139) 56A. How often have you attended a parade, a local sports event or an art event in past 12 months? (if greater than 53 entered as 53) (CPARADE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292337.8113.28
140) 56B. How often have you taken part in an artistic activity with a group in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered as 53.) (CARTIST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292336.9015.52
141) 56C. How often have you played cards or board games with others in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered as 53.) (CCARDS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923311.6617.57
142) 56D. How often have you visited with relatives in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered as 53.) (CFAMVISI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923325.1122.61
143) 56E. How often have you attended a club meeting in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered as 53.) (CCLUBMET)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292336.4913.26
144) 56F. How often have you had friends over to your home in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered as 53.) (CFRDVIST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923322.3621.84
145) 56G. How often have you had a friend of a different race at your home or have you visited in theirs in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered as 53.) (CFRDRAC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923312.1219.81
146) 56H. How often have you socialized with coworkers outside of work in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered as 53.) (CJOBSOC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2001313.4318.00
147) 56i. How often have you hung out with friends at a park, shopping mall, or other public place in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered as 53.) (CFRDHANG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923316.6220.53
148) 56J. How often have you played a team sport in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered as 53.) (CSOCSPRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292335.7614.15
149) 56K. How often have you participated in an on-line Internet discussion in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered 53.) (CWWWCHAT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total153606.9616.10
150) 56L. How often have you attended any public meeting discussing school or town affairs in the past 12 months? (If greater than 53, entered as 53.) (CPUBMEET)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292333.018.94
151) 56A. Frequency probe for CPARADE: Have you attended a parade, local sports event or art event in the past 12 months? [PROBES USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T RECALL EXACT NUMBER] (PARADE)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this107.2
2) Once75.0
3) A few times1510.8
4) 2-4 times107.2
5) 5-9 times42.9
6) About once a month on average1712.2
7) Twice a month75.0
8) About once a week on average107.2
9) More than once a week1510.8
98) Don't know4230.2
99) Refused21.4
Missing29094
Total139100.0
152) 56B. Frequency probe for CARTIST: Have you done an artistic activity with a group in the past 12 months? [PROBES USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T GIVE EXACT NUMBER] (ARTIST)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this119.3
2) Once32.5
3) A few times1411.9
4) 2-4 times97.6
6) About once a month on average65.1
7) Twice a month119.3
8) About once a week on average1916.1
9) More than once a week1916.1
98) Don't know2622.0
Missing29115
Total118100.0
153) 56C. Frequency probe for CCARDS: Have you played cards or board games with others in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T GIVE EXACT NUMBER] (CARDS)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this74.1
2) Once21.2
3) A few times2514.5
4) 2-4 times127.0
5) 5-9 times63.5
6) About once a month on average179.9
7) Twice a month105.8
8) About once a week on average3218.6
9) More than once a week3218.6
98) Don't know2816.3
99) Refused10.6
Missing29061
Total172100.0
154) 56D. Frequency probe for CFAMVISI: How often have you visited with relatives in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T GIVE EXACT NUMBER] (FAMVISIT)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this112.1
2) Once61.1
3) A few times397.4
4) 2-4 times142.6
5) 5-9 times183.4
6) About once a month on average5911.2
7) Twice a month5410.2
8) About once a week on average11221.2
9) More than once a week14627.6
98) Don't know6612.5
99) Refused40.8
Missing28704
Total529100.0
155) 56E. Frequency probe for CCLUBMET: How often have you attended a club meeting in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T REMEMBER EXACT NUMBER] (CLUBMEET)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this87.9
2) Once33.0
3) A few times1211.9
4) 2-4 times22.0
5) 5-9 times22.0
6) About once a month on average1918.8
7) Twice a month1110.9
8) About once a week on average98.9
9) More than once a week98.9
98) Don't know2423.8
99) Refused22.0
Missing29132
Total101100.0
156) 56F. Frequency probe for CFRDVIST: How often have you had friends over to your home in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T REMEMBER EXACT NUMBER] (FRDVISIT)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this51.0
2) Once81.6
3) A few times448.8
4) 2-4 times142.8
5) 5-9 times173.4
6) About once a month on average5711.4
7) Twice a month6412.8
8) About once a week on average8917.8
9) More than once a week11823.6
98) Don't know8316.6
99) Refused10.2
Missing28733
Total500100.0
157) 56G. Frequency probe for CFRDRAC: How often have you had a friend of a different race at your home in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T REMEMBER EXACT NUMBER] (FRDRAC)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this256.4
2) Once143.6
3) A few times4411.2
4) 2-4 times184.6
5) 5-9 times133.3
6) About once a month on average4712.0
7) Twice a month328.1
8) About once a week on average4912.5
9) More than once a week5814.8
98) Don't know8822.4
99) Refused51.3
Missing28840
Total393100.0
158) 56H. Frequency probe for CJOBSOC: How often have you socialized with coworkers outside of work in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T REMEMBER EXACT NUMBER] (JOBSOC)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this64.3
2) Once21.4
3) A few times1812.9
4) 2-4 times42.9
5) 5-9 times75.0
6) About once a month on average117.9
7) Twice a month107.2
8) About once a week on average2518.0
9) Refused3424.5
98) Don't know2215.8
Missing29094
Total139100.0
159) 56i. Frequency probe for CFRDHANG: How often have you hung out with friends in a public place in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T REMEMBER EXACT NUMBER] (FRDHANG)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this185.1
2) Once123.4
3) A few times4211.9
4) 2-4 times144.0
5) 5-9 times61.7
6) About once a month on average4512.7
7) Twice a month3610.2
8) About once a week on average5716.1
9) More than once a week5916.7
98) Don't know6317.8
99) Refused10.3
Missing28880
Total353100.0
160) 56J. Frequency probe for CSOCSPRT: How often have you played a team sport in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T REMEMBER EXACT NUMBER] (SOCSPORT)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this78.5
2) Once33.7
3) A few times1012.2
5) 5-9 times33.7
6) About once a month on average911.0
7) Twice a month56.1
8) About once a week on average1720.7
9) More than once a week1518.3
98) Don't know1214.6
99) Refused11.2
Missing29151
Total82100.0
161) 56K. Frequency probe for CWWWCHAT: How often have you had an on-line Internet discussion in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T REMEMBER EXACT NUMBER] (WWWCHAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this59.4
2) Once11.9
3) A few times59.4
4) 2-4 times23.8
5) 5-9 times11.9
6) About once a month on average611.3
7) Twice a month23.8
8) About once a week on average815.1
9) More than once a week1426.4
98) Don't know917.0
Missing29180
Total53100.0
162) 56L. Frequency probe for CPUBMEET: How often have you attended a public meeting discussing school or town affairs in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T REMEMBER EXACT NUMBER] (PUBMEET)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this57.0
2) Once45.6
3) A few times1419.7
4) 2-4 times79.9
5) 5-9 times22.8
6) About once a month on average1014.1
7) Twice a month11.4
8) About once a week on average912.7
9) More than once a week34.2
98) Don't know1622.5
Missing29162
Total71100.0
163) 57. How many times in the past 12 months have you visited the following local attraction [insert LOCAL5]? (CLOCVIS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292337.5214.93
164) 57A. Frequency probe for CLOCVIS: How many times have you visited [insert LOCAL5 attraction] in the past 12 months. [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T REMEMBER EXACT NUMBERS] (LOCVIS)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this1713.3
2) Once32.3
3) A few times118.6
4) 2-4 times21.6
5) 5-9 times64.7
6) About once a month on average1310.2
7) Twice a month97.0
8) About once a week on average1410.9
9) More than once a week1914.8
98) Don't know3426.6
Missing29105
Total128100.0
165) 58. How many times in the past 12 months have you volunteered? (CVOLTIME)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292339.6217.23
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166) 58. Frequency probe for CVOLTIME: How many times have you volunteered in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CAN'T REMEMBER EXACT NUMBER] (VOLTIMES)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this105.2
2) Once42.1
3) A few times199.8
4) 2-4 times52.6
5) 5-9 times115.7
6) About once a month on average2714.0
7) Twice a month189.3
8) About once a week on average3216.6
9) More than once a week3819.7
98) Don't know2714.0
99) Refused21.0
Missing29040
Total193100.0
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167) 59A. Have you volunteered for your place of worship? (VOLREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes817077.9
2) No230922.0
8) Don't know80.1
9) Refused60.1
Missing18740
Total10493100.0
168) 59B. Have you volunteered for health care or fighting a disease? (VOLHEA)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes601636.1
2) No1064263.8
8) Don't know170.1
9) Refused80.0
Missing12550
Total16683100.0
169) 59C. Have you volunteered for school or youth programs? (VOLYOU)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes956857.4
2) No709542.5
8) Don't know110.1
9) Refused90.1
Missing12550
Total16683100.0
170) 59D. Have you volunteered to help the poor or elderly? (VOLHUM)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes904654.2
2) No761345.6
8) Don't know150.1
9) Refused90.1
Missing12550
Total16683100.0
171) 59E. Have you volunteered for any cultural or arts organizations? (VOLARTS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes392423.5
2) No1273076.3
8) Don't know210.1
9) Refused80.0
Missing12550
Total16683100.0
172) 59F. Have you volunteered for any neighborhood or civic group? (VOLNEI)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes646638.8
2) No1017961.0
8) Don't know260.2
9) Refused120.1
Missing12550
Total16683100.0
173) 60. In what year were you born? (BYEAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292332,150.331,237.54
174) 61. What is the highest grade of school or year of college you have completed? (EDUC)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than high school (Grade 11 or less)25248.6
2) High school diploma (including GED)723624.8
3) Some college633821.7
4) Assoc. degree (2 year) or specialized technical training304710.4
5) Bachelor's degree491216.8
6) Some graduate training9933.4
7) Graduate or professional degree381413.0
98) Don't know410.1
99) Refused3281.1
Total29233100.0
175) 61A. Do you have a GED or high school equivalency? (EDUC2)
 TOTAL%
0) No215785.5
1) Yes35314.0
8) Don't Know120.5
Missing26711
Total2522100.0
176) 62. Do you consider yourself Hispanic or Latino? (HISPAN)
 TOTAL%
0) No2628790.4
1) Yes23928.2
8) Don't Know530.2
9) Refused3391.2
Missing162
Total29071100.0
177) 62A. If you consider yourself Hispanic or Latino, what is your nationality background? (HISPNAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Mexican142255.7
2) Puerto Rican36814.4
3) Cuban612.4
4) Other68826.9
8) Don't know70.3
9) Refused80.3
Missing26679
Total2554100.0
178) 62B. If you consider yourself Hispanic or Latino, do you consider yourself to be White or Black? (HISPRACE)
 TOTAL%
1) White114044.6
2) Black1897.4
3) Other114744.9
8) Don't know451.8
9) Refused331.3
Missing26679
Total2554100.0
179) 63. Do you consider yourself to be White, Black or African American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American, or some other race? (RACE)
 TOTAL%
1) White2087778.3
2) African American or Black350213.1
3) Asian or Pacific Islander6802.5
4) Alaskan Native/Native American3521.3
5) Other (specify)6642.5
8) Don't know380.1
9) Refused5662.1
Missing2554
Total26679100.0
180) 63B. If you are Asian or a Pacific Islander, what would you say your background is? (ASNNAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Chinese19328.4
2) Korean294.3
3) Japanese639.3
4) Filipino11617.1
5) Asian Indian476.9
6) Vietnamese304.4
7) Cambodian81.2
8) Other19027.9
9) Refused30.4
98) Don't know10.1
Missing28553
Total680100.0
181) 64. Are you an American citizen? (CITIZ)
 TOTAL%
0) No15005.1
1) Yes2747994.0
8) Don't Know100.0
9) Refused2440.8
Total29233100.0
182) 65. How many phone lines does your household have, not counting those dedicated to a fax machine or computer? (PHONES)
 TOTAL%
1) 12213575.7
2) 2488016.7
3) 312664.3
4) 43511.2
5) 51160.4
6) 6420.1
7) 7190.1
8) 850.0
9) 9680.2
98) Don't know30.0
99) Refused3481.2
Total29233100.0
183) If you added together the yearly incomes, before taxes, of all members of your household for last year, 1999, would that total be less than $30,000 or more than $30,000? (YP_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than $30,000790527.0
2) $30,000 or more1831162.6
8) Don't know9083.1
9) Refused21097.2
Total29233100.0
184) 66B. If your total household income is less than $30,000, would that be $20,000 or less, OR over $20,000 but less than $30,000? (YP_2)
 TOTAL%
1) $20,000 or less383648.5
2) Over $20,000 but less than $30,000376747.7
8) Don't Know2082.6
9) Refused941.2
Missing21328
Total7905100.0
185) 66C. If your total household income is over $30,000, which income bracket would that be? (YP_3)
 TOTAL%
1) $30,000 but less than $50,000642535.1
2) $50,000 but less than $75,000502727.5
3) $75,000 but less than $100,000272014.9
4) $100,000 or more297716.3
8) Don't Know3501.9
9) Refused8124.4
Missing10922
Total18311100.0
186) Q.67 Would you be willing to talk more about your experiences in this community? It wouldn't be an interview like this, but a more informal talk about one or two of the areas we just talked about. (CONTACT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes266152.0
2) No245548.0
Missing24117
Total5116100.0
187) Q.68 Would you be willing to give us your address to compare your answers with others from that same area? We will discard this information after we do this and will not give it to anyone else. (GEO1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes750456.5
2) No576843.5
Missing15961
Total13272100.0
188) State of respondent's residence (FSTATE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923324.8214.13
189) Was this a refusal conversion interview? [THESE ARE INTERVIEWS OF RESPONDENTS WHO AGREED TO THE INTERVIEW ON A SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT CONTACT] (REFCON)
 TOTAL%
0) Not a refusal conversion2570687.9
1) Refusal conversion352712.1
Total29233100.0
190) Final weight based on pre-weight and also demographic balancing [WEIGHT variable to be applied to entire data set to compensate for imbalances in sample] (FWEIGHT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292321.000.64
191) Where does the respondent live in relation to the nearest Metropolitan Area? (Metro Area Status) [LOCATION OF RESPONDENT IN RELATIONSHIP TO THE NEAREST METROPOLITAN AREA] (METSTAT)
 TOTAL%
1) In center city of MSA1492351.0
2) Outside center city of MSA but inside county of center city612621.0
3) Inside a suburban county of an MSA394213.5
4) In an MSA that has NO center city1400.5
5) Not in an MSA410214.0
Total29233100.0
192) Ethnic Categories [recoding of RACE] (ETHNIC4)
 TOTAL%
1) Non-Hispanic White2087775.6
2) Non-Hispanic Black350212.7
3) Asian6802.5
6) Hispanic25549.2
Missing1620
Total27613100.0
193) 1999 Total household income [recoding of YP_1, YP_2, YP_3] (INCOME)
 TOTAL%
0) $20,000 or less383613.1
1) Over $20,000 but less than $30,000376712.9
2) Less than $30,000 unspecified3021.0
3) $30,00 but less than $50,000642522.0
4) $50,000 but less than $75,000502717.2
5) $75,000 but less than $100,0027209.3
6) $100,000 or more297710.2
7) Over $30,000 unspecified11624.0
8) Don't know9083.1
9) Refused21097.2
Total29233100.0
194) Education including GED follow-up [recoding of EDUC and EDUC2] (EDUC_ALL)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than high school21717.4
2) High school diploma/GED758926.0
3) Some college633821.7
4) Assoc degree (2 years) or specialized technical training304710.4
5) Bachelors degree491216.8
6) Some graduate training9933.4
7) Graduate or professional training381413.0
8) Don't Know410.1
9) Refused3281.1
Total29233100.0
195) Political knowledge scale (knowledge of the respondent's home state senators) [recoding of POLKNOW] (POLKNOW2)
 TOTAL%
1) Failed to name either1482250.9
2) One is close3961.4
3) One is correct or both are close635121.8
4) One is correct & one is close3021.0
5) Both are correct721024.8
9) Refused260.1
Missing126
Total29107100.0
196) Respondent's age (AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923367.90147.72
197) Respondent's age category (AGERANGE)
 TOTAL%
1) 18-34891430.5
2) 35-49948732.5
3) 50-64587120.1
4) 65+425214.5
8) Don't Know50.0
9) Refused7042.4
Total29233100.0
198) Race [with Hispanics identified as either Black or White] (RACE_ALL)
 TOTAL%
1) White2201775.3
2) Black369112.6
3) Asian or Pacific Islander6802.3
4) Alaskan Native/Native American3521.2
5) Other18116.2
8) Don't Know830.3
9) Refused5992.0
Total29233100.0
199) 56A. Number of times you attended a parade, local sports or art event (in past 12 months) [recoding of CPARADE and PARADE] (PARADE2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292337.7012.89
200) 56B. Number of times you did an artistic activity with a group (in past 12 months) [recoding of CARTIST and ARTIST] (ARTIST2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292336.9715.71
201) 56C. Number of times you played cards or board games with others (in past 12 months) [recoding of CCARDS and CARDS] (CARDS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923311.7517.76
202) 56D. Number of times you visited with relatives (in past 12 months) [recoding of CFAMVISI and FAMVISIT] (FAMVIS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923325.5322.92
203) 56E. Number of times you attended a club meeting (in past 12 months) [recoding of CCLUBMET and CLUBMEET] (CLUBS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292336.4213.00
204) 56F. Number of times you had friends over to your home (in past 12 months) [recoding of CFRDVIST and FRDVISIT] (FRNDHOM2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923322.5521.92
205) 56G. Number of times you had a friend of a different race at your home or visited theirs (in past 12 months) [recoding of CFRDRAC and FRDRAC] (FRNDRAC2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923311.8619.19
206) 56H. Number of times you socialized with coworkers outside of work (in past 12 months) [recoding of CJOBSOC and JOBSOC] (JOBSOC2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2001313.5718.26
207) 56i. Number of times you hung out with friends in a public place (in past 12 months) [recoding of CFRDHANG and FRDHANG] (FRNDHNG2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923316.6320.47
208) 56J. Number of times you played a team sport (in past 12 months) [recoding of CSOCSPRT and SOCSPORT] (TEAMSPT2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292335.8314.35
209) 56K. Number of times you had an on-line Internet discussion (in past 12 months) [recoding of CWWWCHAT and WWWCHAT] (WWWCHAT2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292333.7812.68
210) 56L. Number of times you attended public meeting discussing school or town affairs (in past 12 months) [recoding of CPUBMEET and PUBMEET] (PUBMEET2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292332.908.31
211) 57. Number of (combined) times you visited [insert LOCAL5 based on location of respondent] (in past 12 months) [recoding of CLOCVIS and LOCVIS] (LOCVIS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292337.5715.10
212) 58. Number of (combined) times you volunteered (in past 12 months) [recoding of CVOLTIME and VOLTIMES] (VOLTIME2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292339.6217.17
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213) Community respondent lives in (COMMUNTY)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923325.7015.68
214) Church service attendance in days per year with 'no religious preference' coded as 'none' [recoding of RELATEND] (NORELSVC)
 TOTAL%
0) Less often738125.6
3) Few times/year466916.2
18) Once/twice per month482716.8
39) Almost every week23078.0
52) Every week962833.4
Missing421
Total28812100.0
215) Composite Racial Group Trust (index of racial trust constructed from TR2WHT, TR2BLK, TR2HIS, TR2ASN--recoded variables to make high score indicate high trust) (RACETRST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total241362.090.67
216) Trust of own ethnic group [COMPOSITE VARIABLE--see summary documentation for more information] (TRSTOWN)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust not at all4731.9
1) Trust only a little23859.4
2) Trust some1438156.9
3) Trust a lot803731.8
Missing3957
Total25276100.0
217) Trust Blacks relative to own ethnic group (0=trust less; 1=trust; 2=trust more) [Composite variable--see summary documentation for more information] (RTSTBLK)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust less20218.2
1) Trust2205589.5
2) Trust more5652.3
Missing4592
Total24641100.0
218) Trust Whites relative to own ethnic group (0=trust less; 1=trust; 2=trust more) [Composite variable--see summary documentation for more information] (RTSTWHT)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust less6622.6
1) Trust2390595.0
2) Trust more5952.4
Missing4071
Total25162100.0
219) Trust Asians relative to own ethnic group (0=trust less; 1=trust; 2=trust more) [Composite variable--see summary documentation for more information] (RTSTASN)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust less21489.3
1) Trust2019887.4
2) Trust more7543.3
Missing6133
Total23100100.0
220) Trust Hispanics relative to own ethnic group (0=trust less; 1=trust; 2=trust more) [Composite variable--see summary documentation form more information] (RTSTHIS)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust less250610.6
1) Trust2062487.1
2) Trust more5552.3
Missing5548
Total23685100.0
221) Civic participation (Index formed by adding VOTEUS PETITION RALLY PROJECT and MARCH with higher score indicating more participation) (CIVPART)
 TOTAL%
0) 0497917.0
1) 1879830.1
2) 2767426.3
3) 3501317.1
4) 421297.3
5) 56402.2
Total29233100.0
222) Diversity of Friendships Index formed by counting how many different kinds of personal friendship the respondents has from the possible 11 types in the Q55 series: BBUS BWORKER BWELF BVACH BREL BWHT BHISP BASN BBLK BGAY BLEADER (DIVRSITY)
 TOTAL%
0) 04391.5
1) 17612.6
2) 214635.0
3) 322407.7
4) 428059.6
5) 5343111.7
6) 6378412.9
7) 7390913.4
8) 8373112.8
9) 9315010.8
10) 1023137.9
11) 1112074.1
Total29233100.0
223) Number of formal group involvements (excludes church membership) (Index formed by counting the 'yes' answers in the 18-item Q33 series GRPREL-GRPOTHER) (GRPINVLV)
 TOTAL%
0) 0538718.4
1) 1445515.2
2) 2423614.5
3) 3380113.0
4) 4331811.4
5) 526299.0
6) 619986.8
7) 712824.4
8) 88372.9
9) 95361.8
10) 103171.1
11) 111810.6
12) 121070.4
13) 13520.2
14) 14300.1
15) 1560.0
16) 16100.0
17) 1730.0
18) 18480.2
Total29233100.0
224) Number of formal group involvements (includes church membership) (Index formed by counting the 18 -item Q33 series [GRPINVLV] plus Q32 RELPART1) (GRPINVL2)
 TOTAL%
0) 0329211.3
1) 1441315.1
2) 2413914.2
3) 3379613.0
4) 4357012.2
5) 5295510.1
6) 623348.0
7) 717556.0
8) 810863.7
9) 97442.5
10) 104821.6
11) 112720.9
12) 121610.6
13) 13960.3
14) 14440.2
15) 15290.1
16) 1680.0
17) 1760.0
18) 1850.0
19) 19460.2
Total29233100.0
225) Standardized general trust of others (score using TRUST2 and given a standardized score with higher values meaning higher social trust--see summary documentation for more information on ITRUST) (ITRUST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total19020.010.00
226) Standardized score of TRNEI, with higher score meaning higher trust--see summary documentation for more information on ITRNEI (ITRNEI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total147410.770.76
227) Standardized score for TRWRK with higher score meaning higher trust--see summary documentation for more information on ITRWRK (ITRWRK)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total23539-0.030.98
228) Standardized score of TRREL with higher scores meaning higher trust--see summary documentation for more information on ITRREL (ITRREL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total22965-0.100.82
229) Standardized score of TRSHOP where higher scores mean higher trust--see summary documentation for more information on ITRSHOP (ITRSHOP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total200000.450.74
230) Standardized score of TRCOP where higher scores mean higher trust--see summary documentation for more information on ITRCOP (ITRCOP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total122230.540.46
231) Social Trust Index (Composite index score using TRUST TRNEI TRWRK TRREL TRSHOP TRNEWS TRCOP Questions 6,7a,7b,7c,7d,7f on the original survey. It uses national norms to standardize the score. Higher score indicates higher trust--see summary documentation for more information on SOCTRST) (SOCTRST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total29103-0.030.69
232) Church, synagogue or spiritual organization member? [recoding of RELMEM with system missings recoded as 'no'] (RELMEM2)
 TOTAL%
0) No1281644.3
1) Yes1610955.6
8) Don't know290.1
9) Refused70.0
Missing272
Total28961100.0
233) Standardized score of RELMEM2--see summary documentation for more information on IRELMEM2 (IRELMEM2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total161090.860.00
234) Standardized score of RELATTE--see summary description for more information on IRELATTE (IRELATTE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total28812-0.231.03
235) New respondent number (RESPNNEW)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923348,415.7040,526.34
236) Standardized score for RELPART--see summary documentation for more information on IRELPART (IRELPART)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total17428-0.820.00
237) Faith-Based Social Capital (index created from RELMEM RELATEND RELPART1 GRPREL, Questions 30,31,32,33a on the original survey, with higher scores meaning more faith-based capital--see summary documentation for more information on FAITHBAS) (FAITHBAS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total28951-0.070.77
238) Standardized score of FRNDHOM--see summary documentation for more information on IFRNDHOM (IFRNDHOM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total21969-0.270.66
239) Standardized score of FAMVIS--see summary documentation for more information on IFAMVIS (IFAMVIS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total23155-0.390.70
240) Standardized score of JOBSOC--see summary documentation for more information on IJOBSOC (IJOBSOC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14770-0.130.67
241) Standardized score of FRNDHNG--see summary description for more information on IFRNDHNG (IFRNDHNG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total226200.281.03
242) Standardized score of CARDS--see summary documentation for more information on ICARDS (ICARDS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total198180.291.03
243) Informal social interaction scale (index formed from CFRDVIST CFAMVISI CJOBSOC CCARDS, Questions 56f, 56d, 56h, 56c on the original survey, with higher scores meaning more social interaction--see summary documentation for more information on SCHMOOZ) (SCHMOOZ)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total291770.000.66
244) Standardized score of PUBMEET--see summary documentation for more information on IPUBMEET (IPUBMEET)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total127660.581.53
245) Standardized score of CLUBS--see summary documentation for more information on ICLUBS (ICLUBS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total133000.400.93
246) Standardized score of PARADE--see summary documentation for more information on IPARADE (IPARADE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total217800.080.78
247) Organized social involvement scale (index constructed from CFRDHANG CCLUBMET CPARADE, Questions 56l,56e,56a from the original survey, using standardized scores from IPARADE, ICLUBS, IPUBMEET--see summary documentation for more information on ORGINTER; the P.I.'s recommend using MACHER in place of this variable, ORGINTER) (ORGINTER)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total291620.010.71
248) Can trust others vs. be careful (recoding of TRUST) (TRUST2)
 TOTAL%
0) Can't be too careful1261243.1
1) Depends19026.5
2) People can be trusted1450249.6
8) Don't know1740.6
9) Refused430.1
Total29233100.0
249) Participate in church activities besides services? (0=No) (Recoding of RELPART) (RELPART2)
 TOTAL%
0) No1742860.2
1) Yes1149139.7
8) Don't know280.1
9) Refused140.0
Missing272
Total28961100.0
250) General Social Trust Categories (interval SOSTRUST converted into range variable) (STRSTCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Low925131.8
2) Medium935932.2
3) High1049336.1
Missing130
Total29103100.0
251) Informal Social Participation (SCHMOOZ) Categories (changed from interval to range score) (SCHMZCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Low937632.1
2) Medium980033.6
3) High1000234.3
Missing55
Total29178100.0
252) Organized Interaction (ORGLNTER) Categories (changed from interval to range scores) (ORGINCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Low896630.7
2) Medium991134.0
3) High1029635.3
Missing60
Total29173100.0
253) Diversity of Friendship (DIVRSITY) Categories (changed from interval to range scores) (DIVRCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Low: 0-4770826.4
2) Med low: 5-6721524.7
3) Med high: 7-8764026.1
4) High: 9-11667022.8
Total29233100.0
254) Civic Participation (CIVPART) Categories (changed from interval to range scores) (CIVPCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Very low: 0497917.0
2) Low: 1879830.1
3) Medium: 2767426.3
4) High: 3-5778226.6
Total29233100.0
255) Composite Racial Group Trust (RACETRST) Categories (changed from interval to range scores) (RACETCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Low443718.4
2) Medium1263452.3
3) High706529.3
Missing5097
Total24136100.0
256) Number of Formal Group Involvments without Church (GRPLNVLV) Categories (changed from interval to range scores) (GRPINCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Very low: 0538718.4
2) Low: 1-2869129.7
3) Medium: 3-4711924.4
4) High: 5 or more803627.5
Total29233100.0
257) Number of Formal Group Involvments including Church (GRPLNVL2) Categories [changed from interval to range scores) (GRP2CAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Very low: 0329211.3
2) Low: 1-2855229.3
3) Medium: 3-4736625.2
4) High: 5 or more1002334.3
Total29233100.0
258) File Identifier (FILENUM)
 TOTAL%
1) National300310.3
2) Community2623089.7
Total29233100.0
259) Wilmington, other Delaware/Greensboro, not Greensboro (CITY)
 TOTAL%
1) Wilmington3491.4
3) Other (SPECIFY)2436795.1
5) Greensboro5602.2
6) Not Greensboro1900.7
8) Don't Know900.4
9) Refused770.3
Missing3600
Total25633100.0
260) Case number of the respondent (CASENUM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2923314,617.008,438.99
261) Was this respondent a non-Hispanic White? (RACWHITE)
 TOTAL%
0) No775227.1
1) Yes2087772.9
Missing604
Total28629100.0
262) Was this respondent a non-Hispanic Black? (RACBLACK)
 TOTAL%
0) No2512787.8
1) Yes350212.2
Missing604
Total28629100.0
263) Was this respondent Asian? (RACASIAN)
 TOTAL%
0) No2794997.6
1) Yes6802.4
Missing604
Total28629100.0
264) Was this respondent Hispanic? (RACHISPN)
 TOTAL%
0) No2607591.1
1) Yes25548.9
Missing604
Total28629100.0
265) METSTAT -- Metro Area Status of location of respondent collapsed to 4 categories (METSTAT4)
 TOTAL%
1) Center city of MSA1492351.0
2) In MSA center city county or no center city626621.4
3) Suburban co of MSA394213.5
5) Not an MSA410214.0
Total29233100.0
266) Did the respondent live in a non-metropolitan county? (NONMETRO)
 TOTAL%
0) No2513186.0
1) Yes410214.0
Total29233100.0
267) Does the respondent live in a county that is the same as the MSA (Metro Area Status) center city? (NEARSUB)
 TOTAL%
0) No2296778.6
1) Yes626621.4
Total29233100.0
268) Does the respondent live in a county outside a center city county? (FARSUB)
 TOTAL%
0) No2529186.5
1) Yes394213.5
Total29233100.0
269) National or community sample--see summary documentation for more information on NT_V_CTY (NT_V_CTY)
 TOTAL%
0) Community sample2623089.7
1) National sample300310.3
Total29233100.0
270) Experience of discrimination (combination of EXPDISC1 and ESPDISC2) (EXPDISC3)
 TOTAL%
0) Never2196176.3
1) Rarely321511.2
2) Sometimes25468.9
3) Often5722.0
4) Very Often4741.6
Missing465
Total28768100.0
271) Religious attendance (RELATEND recoded with 'no religion' included as none) (RELATEN2)
 TOTAL%
1) Few times/yr466921.8
2) 1-2 times/mo482722.5
3) Almost weekly230710.8
4) Weekly or more often962744.9
Missing7803
Total21430100.0
272) Volunteered for culture-arts? [Recoding of VOLARTS] (VOLARTS2)
 TOTAL%
0) No2520786.5
1) Yes392413.5
Missing102
Total29131100.0
273) Volunteered for health? (Recoding of VOLHEA] (VOLHEA2)
 TOTAL%
0) No2311979.4
1) Yes601620.6
Missing98
Total29135100.0
274) Volunteered for needy? [Recoding of VOLHUM] (VOLHUM2)
 TOTAL%
0) No2009069.0
1) Yes904631.0
Missing97
Total29136100.0
275) Volunteered for neighborhood-civic? [Recoding of VOLNEI] (VOLNEI2)
 TOTAL%
0) No2265677.8
1) Yes646622.2
Missing111
Total29122100.0
276) Volunteered for religion? [Recoding of VOLREL] (VOLREL2)
 TOTAL%
0) No2082871.8
1) Yes817028.2
Missing235
Total28998100.0
277) Volunteered for youth-school? [Recoding of VOLYOU] (VOLYOU2)
 TOTAL%
0) No1957267.2
1) Yes956832.8
Missing93
Total29140100.0
278) Trust neighbors (0=LOW) [Recoding of TRNEI] (TR2NEI)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all15385.4
1) A little329711.6
2) Some990634.8
3) A lot1369948.2
Missing793
Total28440100.0
279) Trust co-workers (0=LOW) [Recoding of TRWRK] (TR2WRK)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all9954.2
1) A little244310.4
2) Some748031.8
3) A lot1262153.6
Missing5694
Total23539100.0
280) Trust co-religionists (0=LOW) [Recoding of TRREL] (TR2REL)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all4632.0
1) A little10874.6
2) Some502421.4
3) A lot1685471.9
Missing5805
Total23428100.0
281) Trust shop clerks (0=LOW) [Recoding of TRSHOP] (TR2SHOP)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all17766.3
1) A little458516.2
2) Some1363948.3
3) A lot825829.2
Missing975
Total28258100.0
282) Trust local police (0=LOW) [Recoding of TRCOP] (TR2COP)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all16385.7
1) A little27009.5
2) Some952333.3
3) A lot1470651.5
Missing666
Total28567100.0
283) Trust local news media (0=LOW) [Recoding of TRNEWS] (TR2NEWS)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all413214.7
1) A little715125.5
2) Some1298046.2
3) A lot383013.6
Missing1140
Total28093100.0
284) Trust Asians (0=LOW) [Recoding of TRASN] (TR2ASN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all9143.7
1) A little258410.5
2) Some1422558.0
3) A lot681827.8
Missing4692
Total24541100.0
285) Trust Blacks (0=LOW) [Recoding of TRBLK] (TR2BLK)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all8713.3
1) A little270610.3
2) Some1538858.8
3) A lot718527.5
Missing3083
Total26150100.0
286) Trust Hispanics (0=LOW) [Recoding of TRHIS] (TR2HIS)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all8803.5
1) A little309312.3
2) Some1471758.5
3) A lot648025.7
Missing4063
Total25170100.0
287) Trust Whites (0=LOW) [Recoding of TRWHT] (TR2WHT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all6232.3
1) A little24899.4
2) Some1500756.5
3) A lot844031.8
Missing2674
Total26559100.0
288) Trust National Govt? (0=LOW) [Recoding of TGOVNAT] (TGOVNAT2)
 TOTAL%
0) Hardly ever486216.8
1) Some of the time1510152.3
2) Most of the time790727.4
3) Just about always9853.4
Missing378
Total28855100.0
289) Trust Local Govt? (0=LOW) [Recoding of TGOVLOC] (TGOVLOC2)
 TOTAL%
0) Hardly ever294210.3
1) Some of the time1307545.6
2) Most of the time1099738.4
3) Just about always16375.7
Missing582
Total28651100.0
290) Zscore: Volunteered for religion? (standardized score)--see summary documentation for more information on ZVOLREL2 (ZVOLREL2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total81701.410.00
291) Zscore: 37A. Money contributed to church or spiritual community (standardized score)--see summary documentation for more information on ZGIVEREL (ZGIVEREL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total169050.550.76
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292) Faith-based social capital (using VOLREL2 & GIVEREL) (standardized index where higher score indicates higher capital--see summary documentation for more information on FAITHBA2) (FAITHBA2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total29012-0.060.75
293) Faith-based social capital (3 categories) (reporting as range rather than interval score) (FAITHCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Low1025435.4
2) Medium943232.6
3) High927032.0
Missing277
Total28956100.0
294) Total number of non-religious groups (group involvements) in which respondent participates (composite score of all group involvements) (GP_NOREL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292332.992.63
295) Charity factor score (VOLXXX2, VOLTIME2, GIVEREL, GIVEOTH) (high indicates greater charity--see summary documentation for more information on CHARITY1) (CHARITY1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total242690.061.02
296) Giving and volunteering summary index (summary measure combining multiple variables using a formula) (high indicates greater charity--see summary documentation for more information on CHARITY2) (CHARITY2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total291495.204.31
297) Protest scale (MARCH GRPPOL RALLY REFORM GRPETH PETITION GRPLAB) [higher score indicates more participation in protests--see summary documentation for more information on PROTEST) (PROTEST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292261.131.39
298) Electoral politics factor score (VOTEUS REGVOTE POLINT POLKNOW2 PAPER) [higher score indicates more electoral participation--see summary documentation for more information on ELECPOL1) (ELECPOL1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total25033-0.060.93
299) Electoral politics scale (VOTEUS REGVOTE POLINT POLKNOW2 PAPER) [higher score indicates higher political involvement--see summary documentation for more information on ELECPOL2) (ELECPOL2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292253.061.33
300) New England resident? census div. (NEWENGL)
 TOTAL%
0) No2725693.2
1) Yes19776.8
Total29233100.0
301) Mid Atlantic resident? census div. (MIDATLAN)
 TOTAL%
0) No2676591.6
1) Yes24688.4
Total29233100.0
302) East North Central resident? census div. (EANOCENT)
 TOTAL%
0) No2280378.0
1) Yes643022.0
Total29233100.0
303) West North Central resident? census div. (WENOCENT)
 TOTAL%
0) No2669691.3
1) Yes25378.7
Total29233100.0
304) South Atlantic resident? census div. (SOUTHATL)
 TOTAL%
0) No2324979.5
1) Yes598420.5
Total29233100.0
305) East South Central resident? census div. (EASOCENT)
 TOTAL%
0) No2789195.4
1) Yes13424.6
Total29233100.0
306) West South Central resident? census div (WESOCENT)
 TOTAL%
0) No2787995.4
1) Yes13544.6
Total29233100.0
307) Mountain resident? census div. (MOUNTN)
 TOTAL%
0) No2704092.5
1) Yes21937.5
Total29233100.0
308) Pacific resident? census div (PACIFIC)
 TOTAL%
0) No2428583.1
1) Yes494816.9
Total29233100.0
309) Organizational activism factor score [higher score indicates higher activism] [This factor score is calculated by the P.I.s based on correlations with index components and other related indices--see summary documentation for more information] (MACHER)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total290760.071.04
310) Protest index (3-fold) [recodes PROTEST into ranges] (PROTEST3)
 TOTAL%
0) Low1278043.7
1) Medium787026.9
2) High857629.3
Missing7
Total29226100.0
311) Electoral politics index (3-fold) [recodes ELECPOL into range] (ELECPOL3)
 TOTAL%
0) Low901130.8
1) Medium1005334.4
2) High1016134.8
Missing8
Total29225100.0
312) Giving and volunteering index (3-fold) [recodes CHARITY into range] (CHARITY3)
 TOTAL%
0) Low918231.5
1) Medium959032.9
2) High1037735.6
Missing84
Total29149100.0
313) Organizational activitism index (3-fold) [recodes MACHER into range] (MACHER3)
 TOTAL%
0) Low1020935.1
1) Medium837328.8
2) High1049436.1
Missing157
Total29076100.0
314) Education trichotomy [recodes EDUC into 3 categories] (EDUC3CAT)
 TOTAL%
0) HS or less976033.8
1) Some college938532.5
2) College degree(s)971933.7
Missing369
Total28864100.0
315) Education: Some college [taken from EDUC] (EDSMCOLL)
 TOTAL%
0) No1947967.5
1) Yes938532.5
Missing369
Total28864100.0
316) Education: College grad [taken from EDUC] (EDCOLLGD)
 TOTAL%
0) No1914566.3
1) Yes971933.7
Missing369
Total28864100.0
317) Education: High school or less [taken from EDUC] (EDHSLESS)
 TOTAL%
0) No1910466.2
1) Yes976033.8
Missing369
Total28864100.0
318) Social trust index (constructed from TRUST TRNEI TRWRK TRREL TRSHOP TRCOP: neighbors, coworkers, clerks, cops, parishioners, 'most people') [standardized index from Question 6,7a,7b,7c,7d,7f from survey--see summary documentation for more information on SOCTRUST) (SOCTRUST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total169890.510.28
319) Percentage white in respondent's community (CTYWHITE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total287810.730.15
320) Percentage Black in respondent's community (CTYBLACK)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total287810.120.09
321) Percentage Hispanic in respondent's community (CTYHISPN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total287180.080.08
322) Percentage Asian in respondent's community (CTYASIAN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total292330.040.06
323) Mean EDUC in respondent's community (CTY_EDUC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total282333.320.29
324) Mean INCOME in respondent's community [x 10000] (CTYINCOM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total277283.130.32
325) Trust [insert GROUP X] (0=LOW) [different group names inserted when asked of respondents] (TR2X)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all9554.1
1) A little265911.3
2) Some1340257.1
3) A lot643927.5
Missing5778
Total23455100.0
326) Population density in zipcode, 1997 (POPDNS97)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total290553,387.096,693.67
327) Log of population density in zipcode, 1997 (POPD97LN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total290526.672.20
328) Population density in zipcode, 1997 (deciles) (POPD9710)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total290554.562.88
329) Percent urban in zipcode (1990) (URBPCT90)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2905273.7836.90
330) Delaware only: Revised City location (CITY2)
 TOTAL%
1) Wilmington14621.0
2) Not Wilmington54979.0
Missing28538
Total695100.0
331) Avg weekly work hours (nonworkers=0) (WORKTIME)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2903130.6824.31
332) Days/week normally work at home (for ALL current workers) (TELE3)
 TOTAL%
0) None1628981.9
1) One or less14987.5
2) Two5152.6
3) Three2631.3
4) Four1260.6
5) Five or more12046.1
Missing9338
Total19895100.0
333) Frequency of socializing with coworkers (nonworkers=0) [number of times in past 12 months] (JOBSOC3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total290879.1415.92
334) Gender of respondent (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
 TOTAL%
1) Male1203741.2
2) Female1719658.8
Total29233100.0
335) Respondent's age category (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
 TOTAL%
1) 18-34891431.3
2) 35-49948733.3
3) 50-64587120.6
4) 65+425214.9
Missing709
Total28524100.0
336) Race including Hispanics (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
 TOTAL%
1) White2201777.1
2) Black369112.9
3) Asian or Pacific Islander6802.4
4) Alaskan Native/Native American3521.2
5) Other18116.3
Missing682
Total28551100.0
337) 29. Religious preference (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
 TOTAL%
1) Protestant1295544.9
2) Catholic721125.0
3) Christian332311.5
4) Other14104.9
5) No Religion394713.7
Missing387
Total28846100.0
338) 61. Highest education completed (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than high school25248.7
2) High school723625.1
3) Some college938532.5
4) Graduated from college491217.0
5) Post college graduate studies480716.7
Missing369
Total28864100.0
339) 1999 Total household income (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than $30,000790530.2
2) $30,000 through $50,000758728.9
3) $50,000 through $75,000502719.2
4) Greater than $75,000569721.7
Missing3017
Total26216100.0

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