Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Youth Component

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent identification (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL816512262.1367235
2) Sex of respondent (YSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male386247.4
2) Female428152.6
Missing22 
TOTAL8143100.0
3) How old are you? (YAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 9 or younger730.9
2) 10115214.2
3) 11153118.9
4) 12187923.1
5) 13187023.0
6) 14123515.2
7) 15 or older3804.7
Missing45 
TOTAL8120100.0
4) What month were you born? (YMNTHBRN)
TOTAL%
1) January6618.1
2) February6457.9
3) March7298.9
4) April6297.7
5) May6988.6
6) June6668.2
7) July6928.5
8) August7178.8
9) September6838.4
10) October6988.6
11) November6968.5
12) December6367.8
Missing15 
TOTAL8150100.0
5) On what day of the month were you born? (YDAYBORN)
TOTAL%
1) 12373.1
2) 22803.6
3) 32393.1
4) 42773.6
5) 52913.8
6) 62533.3
7) 72623.4
8) 82533.3
9) 92303.0
10) 102383.1
11) 112743.5
12) 122603.4
13) 132252.9
14) 142633.4
15) 152473.2
16) 162653.4
17) 172593.4
18) 182483.2
19) 192693.5
20) 202753.6
21) 212643.4
22) 222433.1
23) 232413.1
24) 242453.2
25) 252293.0
26) 262493.2
27) 272683.5
28) 282383.1
29) 292252.9
30) 302343.0
31) 311441.9
Missing440 
TOTAL7725100.0
6) Where does your family now live? (YLIVENOW)
TOTAL%
1) On a farm116014.4
2) In a small town (under 5,000)169721.1
3) In a town of 5,000-25,000161520.0
4) In a city of 25,001-50,0007499.3
5) In a city of 50,001-100,0005376.7
6) In a large city of 100,001-500,0004826.0
7) In the suburb of a large city6888.5
8) In a very large city (over 500,000)5266.5
9) In the suburb of a very large city6057.5
Missing106 
TOTAL8059100.0
7) Are you active in - 4-H? (Y4H)
TOTAL%
0) No638678.2
1) Yes177621.8
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
8) Are you active in - Camp Fire? (YCMPFIRE)
TOTAL%
0) No805498.7
1) Yes1081.3
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
9) Are you active in - Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts? (YSCOUTS)
TOTAL%
0) No676682.9
1) Yes139617.1
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
10) Are you active in - Boys' Club or Girls' Club? (YBGCLUB)
TOTAL%
0) No784996.2
1) Yes3133.8
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
11) Are you active in - YMCA or YWCA? (YYMCA)
TOTAL%
0) No751892.1
1) Yes6447.9
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
12) Are you active in - Red Cross Youth? (YREDCROS)
TOTAL%
0) No805198.6
1) Yes1111.4
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
13) Are you active in - Big Sisters or Big Brothers? (YBBBS)
TOTAL%
0) No797497.7
1) Yes1882.3
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
14) Are you active in - Neighborhood Settlement House? (YNSHOUSE)
TOTAL%
0) No811699.4
1) Yes460.6
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
15) Are you active in - Future Farmers of America? (YFFA)
TOTAL%
0) No804498.6
1) Yes1181.4
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
16) Are you active in - Future Homemakers of America? (YFHA)
TOTAL%
0) No798497.8
1) Yes1782.2
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
17) What adults live in your family with you? - I don't live with a family. (YNOFAM)
TOTAL%
0) No793797.2
1) Yes2252.8
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
18) Does this adult live in your family with you? - Your natural mother (YNATMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No100812.3
1) Yes715487.7
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
19) Does this adult live in your family with you? - Your natural father (YNATDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No206825.3
1) Yes609474.7
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
20) Does this adult live in your family with you? - The father that adopted you (YADOPDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No776295.1
1) Yes4004.9
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
21) Does this adult live in your family with you? - The mother that adopted you (YADOPMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No783896.0
1) Yes3244.0
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
22) Does this adult live in your family with you? - Your stepfather (YSTEPDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No775095.0
1) Yes4125.0
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
23) Does this adult live in your family with you? - Your stepmother (YSTEPMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No804198.5
1) Yes1211.5
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
24) Does this adult live in your family with you? - Your foster mother (YFOSTMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No810599.3
1) Yes570.7
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
25) Does this adult live in your family with you? - Your foster father (YFOSTDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No811299.4
1) Yes500.6
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
26) Does this adult live in your family with you? - An aunt (YAUNT)
TOTAL%
0) No805998.7
1) Yes1031.3
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
27) Does this adult live in your family with you? - An uncle (YUNCLE)
TOTAL%
0) No806898.8
1) Yes941.2
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
28) Does this adult live in your family with you? - A brother who is over 21 (YBRO21)
TOTAL%
0) No791296.9
1) Yes2503.1
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
29) Does this adult live in your family with you? - A sister who is over 21 (YSIS21)
TOTAL%
0) No795597.5
1) Yes2072.5
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
30) Does this adult live in your family with you? - A grandmother (YGRANDMA)
TOTAL%
0) No787996.5
1) Yes2833.5
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
31) Does this adult live in your family with you? - A grandfather (YGRANDPA)
TOTAL%
0) No803198.4
1) Yes1311.6
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
32) Does this adult live in your family with you? - Another man you are not related to (YOTHMAN)
TOTAL%
0) No802798.3
1) Yes1351.7
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
33) Does this adult live in your family with you? - Another woman you are not related to (YOTHWOMN)
TOTAL%
0) No804898.6
1) Yes1141.4
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
34) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, what adults lived with you? - I didn't live with a family then. (Y5NOFAM)
TOTAL%
0) No811599.4
1) Yes470.6
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
35) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - Your natural mother (Y5NATMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No6758.3
1) Yes748791.7
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
36) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - Your natural father (Y5NATDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No124015.2
1) Yes692284.8
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
37) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - The father that adopted you (Y5ADPDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No778495.4
1) Yes3784.6
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
38) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - The mother that adopted you (Y5ADPMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No783195.9
1) Yes3314.1
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
39) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - Your stepfather (Y5STPDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No801198.1
1) Yes1511.9
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
40) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - Your stepmother (Y5STPMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No812699.6
1) Yes360.4
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
41) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - Your foster mother (Y5FSTMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No812799.6
1) Yes350.4
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
42) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - Your foster father (Y5FSTDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No813299.6
1) Yes300.4
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
43) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - An aunt (Y5AUNT)
TOTAL%
0) No803498.4
1) Yes1281.6
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
44) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - An uncle (Y5UNCLE)
TOTAL%
0) No806598.8
1) Yes971.2
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
45) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - A brother who was over 21 (Y5BRO21)
TOTAL%
0) No803398.4
1) Yes1291.6
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
46) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - A sister who was over 21 (Y5SIS21)
TOTAL%
0) No805398.7
1) Yes1091.3
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
47) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - A grandmother (Y5GRNDMA)
TOTAL%
0) No780495.6
1) Yes3584.4
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
48) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - A grandfather (Y5GRNDPA)
TOTAL%
0) No795897.5
1) Yes2042.5
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
49) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - Another man you were not related to (Y5OTHMAN)
TOTAL%
0) No811399.4
1) Yes490.6
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
50) In (all or most of) the first five years of your life, did this adult live with you? - Another woman you were not related to (Y5OTHWMN)
TOTAL%
0) No812199.5
1) Yes410.5
Missing3 
TOTAL8162100.0
51) What is the highest level of education your mother has completed? (YMOMEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) She completed grade school.2172.7
2) She took some high school.4806.0
3) She completed high school.260332.6
4) She went to vocational school (such as for computer or secretarial training)3814.8
5) She took some college.124815.7
6) She completed college.187123.5
7) She did some graduate or professional degree work.3324.2
8) She completed a graduate or professional degree.84210.6
Missing191 
TOTAL7974100.0
52) What is the highest level of education your father has completed? (YDADEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) He completed grade school.3314.2
2) He took some high school.5226.6
3) He completed high school.220127.9
4) He went to vocational school (such as for computer or secret3434.3
5) He took some college.99812.6
6) He completed college.195524.8
7) He did some graduate or professional degree work.3234.1
8) He completed a graduate or professional degree.122315.5
Missing269 
TOTAL7896100.0
53) How much do you weigh? (YWEIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) 80 pounds or less182022.4
2) 81-100 pounds253631.2
3) 101-120 pounds229428.2
4) 121-140 pounds97312.0
5) 141 pounds or more5146.3
Missing28 
TOTAL8137100.0
54) How tall are you? (YHEIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Under 4 1/2 feet3784.7
2) 4 1/2 feet to 5 feet274833.8
3) 5 feet to 5 1/2300637.0
4) 5 1/2 to 6 feet190423.4
5) Taller than 6 feet911.1
Missing38 
TOTAL8127100.0
55) Compared with others your age, how would you describe the physical development of your body? (YBODYDEV)
TOTAL%
1) I am far behind other kids my age.1461.8
2) I am a little bit behind other kids my age.93411.5
3) I am about average.479559.0
4) I am a little bit ahead of other kids my age.173921.4
5) I am far ahead of other kids my age.5126.3
Missing39 
TOTAL8126100.0
56) About how much money do you get each week (from allowance, doing chores, etc.) to spend any way you want to? (YMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $1.00168921.7
2) $1.00 to $5.00444357.1
3) $6.00 to $15.00122215.7
4) $16.00 to $25.002453.1
5) $26.00 or more1882.4
Missing378 
TOTAL7787100.0
57) How many brothers and sisters do you have? (YSIBLING)
TOTAL%
1) None - I'm an only child.4655.7
2) One281334.5
3) Two227728.0
4) Three114214.0
5) Four or more144817.8
Missing20 
TOTAL8145100.0
58) What grade in school are you now in? (YGRADE)
TOTAL%
1) 5th138717.2
2) 6th166020.6
3) 7th184722.9
4) 8th190323.6
5) 9th126715.7
Missing101 
TOTAL8064100.0
59) At the end of an average school day, are you at home alone before a parent or some older person is there (if you are at home alone, approximately how long is it until someone else arrives)? (YHOMEALN)
TOTAL%
1) No, someone is usually home when I get there.614475.9
2) I am alone at home about 1/2 hour.6868.5
3) I am alone at home about 1 hour.5697.0
4) I am alone at home about 2 hours.4525.6
5) I am alone at home about 3 hours.2443.0
Missing70 
TOTAL8095100.0
60) How often do you attend worship services at a church or synagogue? (YWORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never2703.3
2) Several times a year5717.0
3) About once a month2793.4
4) About 2 or 3 times a month122615.1
5) Once a week or more577571.1
Missing44 
TOTAL8121100.0
61) In an average week, about how many hours do you spend doing homework? (YHOMEWRK)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours5406.6
2) 1 to 2 hours302337.2
3) 3 to 5 hours250030.7
4) 6 to 10 hours152518.7
5) 11 hours or more5486.7
Missing29 
TOTAL8136100.0
62) How often do you go to parties or dances where there are both boys and girls? (YBOTHSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Never234929.0
2) Several times a year284535.1
3) About once a month144617.8
4) About 2 or 3 times a month101212.5
5) Once a week or more4565.6
Missing57 
TOTAL8108100.0
63) How often do you pray, other than at meals or at church or synagogue? (YPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never, or less than once a month97011.9
2) 1 to 3 times a month6958.5
3) About once a week81910.1
4) Most days, but not every day254731.3
5) Every day310538.2
Missing29 
TOTAL8136100.0
64) On an average school day, how much TV do you watch? (YTV)
TOTAL%
1) None3934.8
2) 1 hour or less135516.6
3) About 2 hours223827.5
4) About 3 or 4 hours251230.8
5) 5 hours or more164720.2
Missing20 
TOTAL8145100.0
65) Of your best friends (kids your age), how many are members of the opposite sex? (YFRNDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) None116114.3
2) Some, but less than half342442.1
3) About half281234.6
4) Most6157.6
5) All1141.4
Missing39 
TOTAL8126100.0
66) How often do you go out to see a movie? (YGOMOVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Never5276.5
2) Less than once a month426652.5
3) About 1 to 3 times a month268133.0
4) About once a week5276.5
5) 2 or 3 times a week1291.6
Missing35 
TOTAL8130100.0
67) How often does your family sit down together and talk about God, the Bible, or other religious things? (YTALKREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never349343.0
2) About once or twice a month258231.8
3) About once a week100112.3
4) About 2 or 3 times a week6027.4
5) Every day4435.5
Missing44 
TOTAL8121100.0
68) How often do you go out of your way to do something helpful for other kids your age - such as helping them with their homework or helping them with a problem they are having? (YHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Never3163.9
2) Once in a while197424.3
3) Sometimes257031.6
4) Often203325.0
5) Very often124415.3
Missing28 
TOTAL8137100.0
69) In the last year, how often have you been to a party where kids your age were drinking beer or liquor? (YALPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all625176.9
2) Once or twice103112.7
3) 3 to 5 times3484.3
4) 6 to 10 times1812.2
5) 11 times or more3234.0
Missing31 
TOTAL8134100.0
70) On an average day, how much hard-rock music do you listen to (such as AC/DC, The Police, etc.)? (YHRDROCK)
TOTAL%
1) None273833.6
2) 1 hour or less292636.0
3) About 2 hours119014.6
4) About 3 to 4 hours6087.5
5) 5 hours or more6758.3
Missing28 
TOTAL8137100.0
71) Think about the helpful things you have done in the last month for which you did not get paid, but which you did because you wanted to be kind to someone else (for example, collecting food for hungry people, or mowing lawns for people who can't do it themselves, or spending time with sick or handicapped people). About how many hours did you give help during the last month? (YVOLUN)
TOTAL%
1) None277134.1
2) 1 to 2 hours325740.1
3) 3 to 4 hours126815.6
4) 5 to 10 hours5246.5
5) 11 hours or more3023.7
Missing43 
TOTAL8122100.0
72) In your present school, how many students are the same race as you? (YSTURACE)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all other races2533.1
2) Mostly other races4325.3
3) Almost half are not my race120714.9
4) Mostly my race467157.6
5) All the same as my race155319.1
Missing49 
TOTAL8116100.0
73) Are your natural parents still alive? (YPARLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) I don't know.3884.8
2) No, both my mother and father died.400.5
3) No, my mother died.1111.4
4) No, my father died.2753.4
5) Yes, both are alive.732690.0
Missing25 
TOTAL8140100.0
74) How much do you participate in a youth program at church or synagogue? (YCHURYTH)
TOTAL%
1) My church has no youth program for kids my age.156519.4
2) My church has a youth program, but I never go.118914.8
3) My church has a youth program, but I go only once in a while.100612.5
4) My church has a youth program, and I go sometimes.102512.7
5) My church has a youth program, and I go often.327540.6
Missing105 
TOTAL8060100.0
75) I think the father should make all the important decisions in a family. (YFDECIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree107513.3
2) Disagree277834.3
3) Not sure210326.0
4) Agree154619.1
5) Strongly agree6017.4
Missing62 
TOTAL8103100.0
76) I think our government should do more to help people who are poor and hungry. (YGOVHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree931.1
2) Disagree2372.9
3) Not sure82310.1
4) Agree288035.5
5) Strongly agree408850.3
Missing44 
TOTAL8121100.0
77) I have had good talks with my parents about sex. (YTALKSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree152818.9
2) Disagree221127.3
3) Not sure170221.0
4) Agree194924.1
5) Strongly agree6968.6
Missing79 
TOTAL8086100.0
78) I think it is OK to cheat in school if nobody catches you doing it. (YCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree447455.1
2) Disagree228228.1
3) Not sure7489.2
4) Agree3744.6
5) Strongly agree2433.0
Missing44 
TOTAL8121100.0
79) My parents know what is best for me. (YPARKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3023.7
2) Disagree6327.8
3) Not sure141717.5
4) Agree291836.0
5) Strongly agree284135.0
Missing55 
TOTAL8110100.0
80) My friends get into a lot of trouble at school. (YFRNTRBL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree138717.1
2) Disagree324740.1
3) Not sure197824.4
4) Agree105913.1
5) Strongly agree4345.4
Missing60 
TOTAL8105100.0
81) I think it is wrong for a boy and girl of different races to date each other. (YRACDATE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree295636.4
2) Disagree227928.1
3) Not sure154819.1
4) Agree6808.4
5) Strongly agree6528.0
Missing50 
TOTAL8115100.0
82) I think women should have all the same rights as men. (YWMNRTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree4715.8
2) Disagree82110.1
3) Not sure166320.5
4) Agree247330.5
5) Strongly agree267433.0
Missing63 
TOTAL8102100.0
83) I do a lot of things I hope my parents never find out about. (YDONTKNO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree125515.5
2) Disagree246530.4
3) Not sure161119.9
4) Agree183722.7
5) Strongly agree93611.5
Missing61 
TOTAL8104100.0
84) I put off doing things even when I know I'll be sorry for it later. (YPUTOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree6197.6
2) Disagree175321.6
3) Not sure174421.5
4) Agree320639.5
5) Strongly agree7879.7
Missing56 
TOTAL8109100.0
85) I think that when a girl gets pregnant, it is more her fault than the boy's. (YFAULT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree193423.9
2) Disagree205925.4
3) Not sure270733.4
4) Agree86110.6
5) Strongly agree5336.6
Missing71 
TOTAL8094100.0
86) I think men should have more freedom than women. (YMENFREE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree308838.0
2) Disagree285735.2
3) Not sure142917.6
4) Agree4435.5
5) Strongly agree3083.8
Missing40 
TOTAL8125100.0
87) I don't think that I will have sexual intercourse with someone until I get married. (YMARSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree83110.3
2) Disagree83810.4
3) Not sure194924.1
4) Agree160719.9
5) Strongly agree286935.4
Missing71 
TOTAL8094100.0
88) I don't trust people of other races. (YTRSTRAC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree269233.2
2) Disagree297136.7
3) Not sure161619.9
4) Agree5586.9
5) Strongly agree2683.3
Missing60 
TOTAL8105100.0
89) My parents have a lot of dumb rules. (YRULES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree128515.8
2) Disagree307637.9
3) Not sure150018.5
4) Agree145918.0
5) Strongly agree8049.9
Missing41 
TOTAL8124100.0
90) My parents almost always trust me. (YPARTRST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3944.9
2) Disagree92011.3
3) Not sure150718.6
4) Agree350443.2
5) Strongly agree178422.0
Missing56 
TOTAL8109100.0
91) I think our country should spend more money for bombs and other weapons. (YWEAPONS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree307637.9
2) Disagree220627.2
3) Not sure187723.1
4) Agree5687.0
5) Strongly agree3824.7
Missing56 
TOTAL8109100.0
92) I know just about everything there is to know about sex. (YKNOWSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree88811.0
2) Disagree179922.2
3) Not sure224627.7
4) Agree211126.1
5) Strongly agree105813.1
Missing63 
TOTAL8102100.0
93) Most people can't be trusted. (YNOTRUST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree94211.6
2) Disagree297336.6
3) Not sure235429.0
4) Agree139117.1
5) Strongly agree4565.6
Missing49 
TOTAL8116100.0
94) My parents make mistakes like everybody else. (YPARMSTK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree861.1
2) Disagree1391.7
3) Not sure2913.6
4) Agree453455.8
5) Strongly agree306937.8
Missing46 
TOTAL8119100.0
95) My parents try to make all my decisions for me. (YPDECIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree105012.9
2) Disagree360044.4
3) Not sure146718.1
4) Agree129415.9
5) Strongly agree7058.7
Missing49 
TOTAL8116100.0
96) My religious faith makes me feel as if a burden has been lifted from my shoulders. (YBURDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree4115.1
2) Disagree97312.1
3) Not sure345342.8
4) Agree223827.8
5) Strongly agree98712.2
Missing103 
TOTAL8062100.0
97) I know that God loves me just as I am. (YGODLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree811.0
2) Disagree1261.6
3) Not sure5166.4
4) Agree230728.4
5) Strongly agree508062.6
Missing55 
TOTAL8110100.0
98) I believe that if I do a lot of wrong things, God will stop loving me. (YSTOPLOV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree457156.4
2) Disagree228228.2
3) Not sure7619.4
4) Agree2923.6
5) Strongly agree1982.4
Missing61 
TOTAL8104100.0
99) I believe God has a lot of rules about how people should live their lives. (YGRULES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree7889.7
2) Disagree141617.5
3) Not sure251431.0
4) Agree228528.2
5) Strongly agree110013.6
Missing62 
TOTAL8103100.0
100) An important purpose of religion is to help get rid of unfair treatment of minority races. (YPURPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree97412.1
2) Disagree135316.8
3) Not sure340342.2
4) Agree156519.4
5) Strongly agree7689.5
Missing102 
TOTAL8063100.0
101) I believe God is very strict. (YGSTRICT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree231128.5
2) Disagree266132.9
3) Not sure206825.5
4) Agree6888.5
5) Strongly agree3684.5
Missing69 
TOTAL8096100.0
102) I believe God will punish me if I do something wrong. (YGPUNISH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree115214.2
2) Disagree165720.5
3) Not sure236029.2
4) Agree212826.3
5) Strongly agree7939.8
Missing75 
TOTAL8090100.0
103) I can't talk about personal things with my friends. (YTALKPER)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true245330.4
2) A little true235229.1
3) Somewhat true164520.4
4) Quite true7629.4
5) Very true86610.7
Missing87 
TOTAL8078100.0
104) I feel I have a number of good qualities. (YGOODQUA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1852.3
2) A little true98912.2
3) Somewhat true215626.6
4) Quite true269033.2
5) Very true207525.6
Missing70 
TOTAL8095100.0
105) My religious beliefs have a big influence on how I act. (YBELINFL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true116914.5
2) A little true178822.1
3) Somewhat true235029.1
4) Quite true142917.7
5) Very true134116.6
Missing88 
TOTAL8077100.0
106) I spend a lot of time thinking about who I am. (YWHOAM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true127515.7
2) A little true227328.0
3) Somewhat true205025.3
4) Quite true128315.8
5) Very true122615.1
Missing58 
TOTAL8107100.0
107) My parents and I disagree on what is important in life. (YIMPLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true332141.1
2) A little true220427.3
3) Somewhat true156419.3
4) Quite true4705.8
5) Very true5286.5
Missing78 
TOTAL8087100.0
108) My religious beliefs help me care about the pain and suffering of other people. (YBELCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true4675.8
2) A little true111613.8
3) Somewhat true196224.3
4) Quite true217527.0
5) Very true234529.1
Missing100 
TOTAL8065100.0
109) On the whole, I like myself. (YLIKEME)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true3013.7
2) A little true7829.7
3) Somewhat true161420.0
4) Quite true261032.3
5) Very true277534.3
Missing83 
TOTAL8082100.0
110) I don't like to be around old people. (YOLD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true455356.2
2) A little true182122.5
3) Somewhat true113314.0
4) Quite true3324.1
5) Very true2613.2
Missing65 
TOTAL8100100.0
111) I'm not sure what I believe about God. (YBELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true399949.4
2) A little true196224.3
3) Somewhat true123315.2
4) Quite true4675.8
5) Very true4295.3
Missing75 
TOTAL8090100.0
112) My religious beliefs don't have much to do with how I lead my life. (YBELLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true306638.0
2) A little true210026.0
3) Somewhat true163120.2
4) Quite true6978.6
5) Very true5717.1
Missing100 
TOTAL8065100.0
113) I feel I do not have much to be proud of. (YPROUD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true478759.1
2) A little true165420.4
3) Somewhat true89911.1
4) Quite true3964.9
5) Very true3594.4
Missing70 
TOTAL8095100.0
114) I wish I had been born into a different race. (YDIFRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true685184.6
2) A little true6137.6
3) Somewhat true3714.6
4) Quite true1191.5
5) Very true1401.7
Missing71 
TOTAL8094100.0
115) It is hard for me to understand what other people are feeling. (YUNDRSTD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true156619.4
2) A little true269333.3
3) Somewhat true226128.0
4) Quite true81710.1
5) Very true7419.2
Missing87 
TOTAL8078100.0
116) I don't like to spend time with kids of the opposite sex. (YOPPSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true512163.4
2) A little true155119.2
3) Somewhat true83410.3
4) Quite true2893.6
5) Very true2763.4
Missing94 
TOTAL8071100.0
117) Sometimes religion just doesn't make any sense to me. (YNOSENSE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true224227.8
2) A little true251231.1
3) Somewhat true177121.9
4) Quite true7599.4
5) Very true7859.7
Missing96 
TOTAL8069100.0
118) My parents expect too much of me. (YEXPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true297536.9
2) A little true222027.5
3) Somewhat true147318.2
4) Quite true6548.1
5) Very true7509.3
Missing93 
TOTAL8072100.0
119) At many things, I am better than most kids my age. (YMEBTTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true106713.2
2) A little true195424.1
3) Somewhat true225327.8
4) Quite true158819.6
5) Very true123615.3
Missing67 
TOTAL8098100.0
120) I like art and music. (YART)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true6908.5
2) A little true109113.4
3) Somewhat true136516.8
4) Quite true153718.9
5) Very true343742.3
Missing45 
TOTAL8120100.0
121) What is your race? (YRACE)
TOTAL%
1) I am black.5647.0
2) I am Hispanic.1501.9
3) I am an Indian or Native American.5286.6
4) I am Asian.1181.5
5) I am white.669683.1
Missing109 
TOTAL8056100.0
122) How many close friends (not family or relatives) do you have? (YFRIEND)
TOTAL%
1) None1371.7
2) 1 or 2106113.1
3) 3 to 5241429.8
4) 6 to 9147418.2
5) 10 or more302437.3
Missing55 
TOTAL8110100.0
123) In the last year, how often have you thought about killing yourself? (YSUICIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all498561.5
2) Once or twice192423.7
3) 3 to 5 times5556.8
4) 6 to 10 times2683.3
5) 11 times or more3804.7
Missing53 
TOTAL8112100.0
124) Compared with others your age, how well do you do in school? (YDOINSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Much below average1201.5
2) Below average3554.4
3) Average311838.5
4) Above average304337.5
5) Much above average146818.1
Missing61 
TOTAL8104100.0
125) What do you think God most wants people to do with their lives? (YREADWAR)
TOTAL%
1) God most wants people to read and study God's Word (the Bible or Torah).286735.6
2) God wants both of these things in exactly the same amount.417951.8
3) God most wants people to stop war from ever happening again.101812.6
Missing101 
TOTAL8064100.0
126) What do you think God most wants people to do with their lives? (YPRAYHUN)
TOTAL%
1) God most wants people to work hard at getting rid of hunger130516.2
2) God wants both of these things in exactly the same amount.451656.0
3) God most wants people to pray.223727.8
Missing107 
TOTAL8058100.0
127) What do you think God most wants people to do with their lives? (YHELPTEL)
TOTAL%
1) God most wants people to help old and sick persons have a be101112.6
2) God wants both of these things in exactly the same amount.472158.6
3) God most wants people to tell other people about God.232328.8
Missing110 
TOTAL8055100.0
128) What do you think God most wants people to do with their lives? (YOBEYHLP)
TOTAL%
1) God most wants people to obey God's rules and commandments.233028.9
2) God wants both of these things in exactly the same amount.470658.3
3) God most wants people to help persons of every race get a fair chance.103012.8
Missing99 
TOTAL8066100.0
129) I have had a hard time making friends. (YMAKEFRN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true250830.9
2) True once in a while329140.6
3) Sometimes true131616.2
4) Often true5416.7
5) Almost always true4565.6
Missing53 
TOTAL8112100.0
130) I am a lonely person. (YLONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true333141.1
2) True once in a while280634.6
3) Sometimes true112913.9
4) Often true4926.1
5) Almost always true3444.2
Missing63 
TOTAL8102100.0
131) It is easy for people to make me change my mind. (YCHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true127515.7
2) True once in a while303337.4
3) Sometimes true241129.8
4) Often true84610.4
5) Almost always true5346.6
Missing66 
TOTAL8099100.0
132) I'm the leader among my friends. (YLEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Never true190023.5
2) True once in a while225127.9
3) Sometimes true221427.4
4) Often true111413.8
5) Almost always true6007.4
Missing86 
TOTAL8079100.0
133) I feel my life has a purpose. (YPURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true3924.9
2) True once in a while7709.6
3) Sometimes true142717.7
4) Often true199024.7
5) Almost always true348143.2
Missing105 
TOTAL8060100.0
134) I am kind to other people. (YKINDOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1571.9
2) True once in a while4075.0
3) Sometimes true137117.0
4) Often true309538.3
5) Almost always true305237.8
Missing83 
TOTAL8082100.0
135) I feel uncomfortable when I am in a group of people. (YGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true197924.5
2) True once in a while254231.5
3) Sometimes true208025.8
4) Often true82910.3
5) Almost always true6428.0
Missing93 
TOTAL8072100.0
136) I feel no one understands me. (YUNDERST)
TOTAL%
1) Never true145218.0
2) True once in a while300237.2
3) Sometimes true218427.0
4) Often true85510.6
5) Almost always true5817.2
Missing91 
TOTAL8074100.0
137) I like younger kids and babies. (YBABIES)
TOTAL%
1) Never true3944.9
2) True once in a while92711.5
3) Sometimes true137817.0
4) Often true160419.8
5) Almost always true378546.8
Missing77 
TOTAL8088100.0
138) I would rather do things for myself than ask other people for help. (YASKHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true6047.5
2) True once in a while139717.3
3) Sometimes true260032.2
4) Often true191623.8
5) Almost always true155019.2
Missing98 
TOTAL8067100.0
139) I give up easily. (YGIVEUP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true252431.3
2) True once in a while298437.0
3) Sometimes true153319.0
4) Often true5927.3
5) Almost always true4415.5
Missing91 
TOTAL8074100.0
140) It is hard for me to make up my mind about things. (YCHOOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true5266.5
2) True once in a while237529.4
3) Sometimes true310238.4
4) Often true125615.5
5) Almost always true82810.2
Missing78 
TOTAL8087100.0
141) It bothers me when I don't do something well. (YDOWELL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true4285.3
2) True once in a while106713.2
3) Sometimes true198424.5
4) Often true230828.5
5) Almost always true231228.5
Missing66 
TOTAL8099100.0
142) When things get tough, I keep trying. (YKEEPTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true2302.8
2) True once in a while7579.4
3) Sometimes true190923.6
4) Often true271033.5
5) Almost always true248630.7
Missing73 
TOTAL8092100.0
143) All in all, I am glad I am me. (YGLADME)
TOTAL%
1) Never true2453.0
2) True once in a while3474.3
3) Sometimes true86910.7
4) Often true155719.2
5) Almost always true508262.7
Missing65 
TOTAL8100100.0
144) If you have ever drunk beer, wine, or liquor, how old were you when you had your first drink? (YFSTDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) 10 or younger156119.4
2) 117519.3
3) 126698.3
4) 134625.7
5) 142072.6
6) 15 or older680.8
7) I've never had alcohol to drink.433653.8
Missing111 
TOTAL8054100.0
145) If you have ever tried marijuana, how old were you when you first tried it? (YMARIJ)
TOTAL%
1) 10 or younger2493.1
2) 111531.9
3) 121882.3
4) 131992.5
5) 14891.1
6) 15 or older430.5
7) I've never tried marijuana.711188.5
Missing133 
TOTAL8032100.0
146) When you think of your mother, what person do you mean? (YWHOMOM)
TOTAL%
1) My foster mother510.6
2) My adoptive mother3384.2
3) My stepmother1602.0
4) My mother717788.8
5) A female guardian - another woman who is responsible for my upbringing2793.5
6) I don't have a mother, stepmother, foster mother, adoptive mother, or a female guardian in my life811.0
Missing79 
TOTAL8086100.0
147) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: How much of the time do you live with your mother? (YLIVEMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Never live with her and never visit her811.0
2) I visit her once in a while.3143.9
3) Some of the time2613.3
4) Most of the time80310.1
5) All of the time652581.7
Missing181 
TOTAL7984100.0
148) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: How often does your mother say things like "I love you" or "I'm proud of you"? (YSAYLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Never2833.5
2) Less than once a month5396.8
3) 1 to 4 times a month100412.6
4) A couple of times a week253731.8
5) Every day361945.3
Missing183 
TOTAL7982100.0
149) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When I do something my mother does not like, she acts cold and unfriendly. (YMOMCOLD)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother145918.3
2) Once in a while true of my mother195524.5
3) Sometimes true of my mother214826.9
4) Often true of my mother134516.9
5) Very often true of my mother107313.4
Missing185 
TOTAL7980100.0
150) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: If I think a rule at home is not fair, I can talk to my mother about it. (YRULEFAR)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother88911.2
2) Once in a while true of my mother121915.3
3) Sometimes true of my mother154919.5
4) Often true of my mother168821.2
5) Very often true of my mother261232.8
Missing208 
TOTAL7957100.0
151) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother keeps pushing me to do my best in whatever I do. (YDOBEST)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother5597.0
2) Once in a while true of my mother93511.7
3) Sometimes true of my mother145918.3
4) Often true of my mother194124.4
5) Very often true of my mother306638.5
Missing205 
TOTAL7960100.0
152) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother encourages me to make some of my own decisions. (YDECIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother3704.7
2) Once in a while true of my mother89911.3
3) Sometimes true of my mother173121.8
4) Often true of my mother251631.6
5) Very often true of my mother243730.6
Missing212 
TOTAL7953100.0
153) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When I do something wrong, my mother slaps or hits me. (YMOMHIT)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother387248.6
2) Once in a while true of my mother237429.8
3) Sometimes true of my mother101112.7
4) Often true of my mother3854.8
5) Very often true of my mother3204.0
Missing203 
TOTAL7962100.0
154) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother makes me feel as if I am nothing but trouble. (YTRBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother391549.2
2) Once in a while true of my mother199725.1
3) Sometimes true of my mother120915.2
4) Often true of my mother4265.4
5) Very often true of my mother4095.1
Missing209 
TOTAL7956100.0
155) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother lets me off easy when I do something wrong. (YOFFEASY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother139517.5
2) Once in a while true of my mother266433.4
3) Sometimes true of my mother261132.7
4) Often true of my mother80910.1
5) Very often true of my mother4946.2
Missing192 
TOTAL7973100.0
156) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother orders me around. (YORDERS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother121015.2
2) Once in a while true of my mother279435.1
3) Sometimes true of my mother251031.5
4) Often true of my mother91511.5
5) Very often true of my mother5376.7
Missing199 
TOTAL7966100.0
157) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother expects me to believe she is always right. (YMOMRGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother194724.5
2) Once in a while true of my mother201425.3
3) Sometimes true of my mother196124.7
4) Often true of my mother121015.2
5) Very often true of my mother81310.2
Missing220 
TOTAL7945100.0
158) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother gives in when I make a fuss. (YGIVEIN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother239330.2
2) Once in a while true of my mother278135.1
3) Sometimes true of my mother189523.9
4) Often true of my mother5076.4
5) Very often true of my mother3524.4
Missing237 
TOTAL7928100.0
159) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother tries to help me feel better when I am upset or scared. (YFLBTTR)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother3103.9
2) Once in a while true of my mother6848.6
3) Sometimes true of my mother105413.3
4) Often true of my mother195424.6
5) Very often true of my mother393349.6
Missing230 
TOTAL7935100.0
160) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother lets me do whatever I want. (YWANT)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother168521.2
2) Once in a while true of my mother285035.9
3) Sometimes true of my mother247531.2
4) Often true of my mother7159.0
5) Very often true of my mother2172.7
Missing223 
TOTAL7942100.0
161) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When I do something wrong, my mother yells at me. (YMOMYELL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother84310.6
2) Once in a while true of my mother242630.5
3) Sometimes true of my mother241530.4
4) Often true of my mother131816.6
5) Very often true of my mother94011.8
Missing223 
TOTAL7942100.0
162) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother seems to like it better when I'm not around. (YNOTHERE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother338742.7
2) Once in a while true of my mother236529.8
3) Sometimes true of my mother131616.6
4) Often true of my mother4796.0
5) Very often true of my mother3854.9
Missing233 
TOTAL7932100.0
163) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When I do something wrong, my mother takes the time to help me see why it was wrong. (YEXPLAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother5937.5
2) Once in a while true of my mother145318.3
3) Sometimes true of my mother188023.7
4) Often true of my mother198425.0
5) Very often true of my mother203825.6
Missing217 
TOTAL7948100.0
164) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When my mother punishes me, she explains why she is doing it. (YWHYPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother83710.5
2) Once in a while true of my mother141417.8
3) Sometimes true of my mother175422.1
4) Often true of my mother191024.1
5) Very often true of my mother201925.4
Missing231 
TOTAL7934100.0
165) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother gives me a chance to talk over rules I don't understand or like. (YTLKOVER)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother98112.4
2) Once in a while true of my mother144218.2
3) Sometimes true of my mother195124.6
4) Often true of my mother188023.7
5) Very often true of my mother166521.0
Missing246 
TOTAL7919100.0
166) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When I do something wrong, my mother makes me stay in the house or won't let me be with my friends. (YMSTAYIN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother178122.5
2) Once in a while true of my mother238030.0
3) Sometimes true of my mother214627.1
4) Often true of my mother88811.2
5) Very often true of my mother7369.3
Missing234 
TOTAL7931100.0
167) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother is patient and kind to me. (YMOMKIND)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother2523.2
2) Once in a while true of my mother7159.0
3) Sometimes true of my mother186523.4
4) Often true of my mother232629.2
5) Very often true of my mother279635.2
Missing211 
TOTAL7954100.0
168) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother tries to help me see why rules are necessary and important. (YNEEDRUL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother4325.4
2) Once in a while true of my mother97412.3
3) Sometimes true of my mother193624.4
4) Often true of my mother243730.7
5) Very often true of my mother216927.3
Missing217 
TOTAL7948100.0
169) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother helps me when I have a problem. (YHLPPROB)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother2152.7
2) Once in a while true of my mother6438.1
3) Sometimes true of my mother135317.0
4) Often true of my mother232029.2
5) Very often true of my mother341042.9
Missing224 
TOTAL7941100.0
170) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My mother won't let me discuss the rules she makes. (YDISCUSS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my mother405051.1
2) Once in a while true of my mother179622.6
3) Sometimes true of my mother124115.6
4) Often true of my mother4565.7
5) Very often true of my mother3894.9
Missing233 
TOTAL7932100.0
171) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: During an average day, how much time does your mother spend alone with you doing things like talking, playing, or just being together? (YTIMEMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5 minutes93811.8
2) From 5 to 30 minutes231129.2
3) From 30 minutes to 1 hour187023.6
4) 1 to 2 hours154019.4
5) 3 to 4 hours125915.9
Missing247 
TOTAL7918100.0
172) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: Overall, how important do you think religion is in your mother's life? (YMOMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Not important2753.5
2) Slightly important5537.0
3) Somewhat important149618.8
4) Important312239.3
5) Extremely important249131.4
Missing228 
TOTAL7937100.0
173) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, FOSTER MOTHER, ADOPTIVE MOTHER, OR A FEMALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: How often does your mother hug or kiss you or put her arms around you? (YMOMHUG)
TOTAL%
1) Never3584.5
2) Less than once a month5466.9
3) 1 to 4 times a month6988.8
4) A couple of times a week169421.3
5) Every day465858.6
Missing211 
TOTAL7954100.0
174) You are in one of your classes at school. The teacher is trying to get all the kids to quit talking and running around so the class can learn something. Some kids ignore the teacher and keep on fooling around. How right or wrong are they? (YIGNORE)
TOTAL%
1) Very wrong445155.4
2) Wrong237929.6
3) Not sure5707.1
4) Right2953.7
5) Very right3454.3
Missing125 
TOTAL8040100.0
175) Tracy thinks that shoplifting from a big store is not so bad because "they'll never miss it." She steals a $25.00 radio from a large department store. How right or wrong is it for her to steal the radio? (YSTEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very wrong685785.0
2) Wrong5336.6
3) Not sure2673.3
4) Right1932.4
5) Very right2162.7
Missing99 
TOTAL8066100.0
176) One day Mary saw Linda take $5.00 from a teacher's purse. After school, Mary told the teacher what Linda had done. How right or wrong was Mary to tell the teacher? (YTELL)
TOTAL%
1) Very wrong5296.6
2) Wrong4095.1
3) Not sure115914.4
4) Right209126.0
5) Very right385347.9
Missing124 
TOTAL8041100.0
177) Gary is 12. His parents expect him to do his homework. Sometimes he lies to his parents and tells them he has done his homework when he really hasn't. He does this so that his parents won't keep asking him about his homework. How right or wrong is Gary to lie to his parents? (YLIE)
TOTAL%
1) Very wrong359644.7
2) Wrong303737.7
3) Not sure90211.2
4) Right3033.8
5) Very right2152.7
Missing112 
TOTAL8053100.0
178) Jim is 13. Sometimes he and his friends get together to drink a couple cans of beer. How right or wrong are they to do this? (YDRNKBR)
TOTAL%
1) Very wrong375646.7
2) Wrong232828.9
3) Not sure134316.7
4) Right3594.5
5) Very right2593.2
Missing120 
TOTAL8045100.0
179) Alice, who is 15, didn't think she would get pregnant, but the doctor said she was. She decided she did not want to have the baby, so she went to another doctor and had an abortion. How right or wrong was it for her to have this abortion? (YABORT)
TOTAL%
1) Very wrong254431.6
2) Wrong115014.3
3) Not sure315039.1
4) Right7399.2
5) Very right4635.8
Missing119 
TOTAL8046100.0
180) The Olsons are a white family who live in a neighborhood of mostly white people. A black family is considering buying a house nearby. The Olsons are trying to stop the black family from moving in. How right or wrong is it for the Olsons to do this? (YDISCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Very wrong529865.8
2) Wrong161720.1
3) Not sure6598.2
4) Right2132.6
5) Very right2653.3
Missing113 
TOTAL8052100.0
181) How much do you want the following? - To be good in music, drama, or art (YARTS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all185023.1
2) Somewhat199024.8
3) Quite a bit137417.2
4) Very much161320.1
5) At the top of the list118314.8
Missing155 
TOTAL8010100.0
182) How much do you want the following? - To have a happy family life (YFAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all1471.8
2) Somewhat3804.7
3) Quite a bit7799.7
4) Very much286035.6
5) At the top of the list386848.1
Missing131 
TOTAL8034100.0
183) How much do you want the following? - To make my parents proud of me (YTHPROUD)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all1521.9
2) Somewhat4475.6
3) Quite a bit103612.9
4) Very much348443.5
5) At the top of the list289936.2
Missing147 
TOTAL8018100.0
184) How much do you want the following? - To make my own decisions (YOWNDEC)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all2813.5
2) Somewhat108913.6
3) Quite a bit226328.3
4) Very much304738.1
5) At the top of the list132416.5
Missing161 
TOTAL8004100.0
185) How much do you want the following? - To do things which help people (YHLPPEOP)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all2262.8
2) Somewhat121515.2
3) Quite a bit238029.7
4) Very much291436.3
5) At the top of the list128316.0
Missing147 
TOTAL8018100.0
186) How much do you want the following? - To feel safe and secure in my neighborhood (YSAFE)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all2373.0
2) Somewhat7689.6
3) Quite a bit185023.1
4) Very much359945.0
5) At the top of the list155219.4
Missing159 
TOTAL8006100.0
187) How much do you want the following? - To feel good about myself (YFEELGD)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all1521.9
2) Somewhat4926.1
3) Quite a bit128816.1
4) Very much359044.8
5) At the top of the list249231.1
Missing151 
TOTAL8014100.0
188) How much do you want the following? - To be popular at school (YPOPULAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all6087.6
2) Somewhat161820.2
3) Quite a bit204825.6
4) Very much237929.7
5) At the top of the list135016.9
Missing162 
TOTAL8003100.0
189) How much do you want the following? - To have lots of fun and good times (YFUN)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all1702.1
2) Somewhat6448.0
3) Quite a bit171821.5
4) Very much350843.8
5) At the top of the list196724.6
Missing158 
TOTAL8007100.0
190) How much do you want the following? - To understand my feelings (YFEELING)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all2122.7
2) Somewhat91711.5
3) Quite a bit231429.0
4) Very much324240.6
5) At the top of the list129616.2
Missing184 
TOTAL7981100.0
191) How much do you want the following? - To have lots of money (YTHMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all5236.5
2) Somewhat195724.4
3) Quite a bit215326.9
4) Very much195224.4
5) At the top of the list142817.8
Missing152 
TOTAL8013100.0
192) How much do you want the following? - To have God at the center of my life (YGODCENT)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all2813.5
2) Somewhat101712.7
3) Quite a bit138617.3
4) Very much196224.6
5) At the top of the list334541.9
Missing174 
TOTAL7991100.0
193) How much do you want the following? - To have a world without hunger or poverty (YWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all3694.6
2) Somewhat6648.3
3) Quite a bit140617.6
4) Very much328741.1
5) At the top of the list226328.3
Missing176 
TOTAL7989100.0
194) How much do you want the following? - To get a good job when I am older (YGOODJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all1562.0
2) Somewhat3063.8
3) Quite a bit81610.2
4) Very much355144.4
5) At the top of the list316339.6
Missing173 
TOTAL7992100.0
195) How much do you want the following? - To have things as nice as other kids have (YTHINGS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all3294.1
2) Somewhat148518.6
3) Quite a bit214726.9
4) Very much275234.5
5) At the top of the list127215.9
Missing180 
TOTAL7985100.0
196) How much do you want the following? - To do something important with my life (YDOIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all1461.8
2) Somewhat3834.8
3) Quite a bit106113.3
4) Very much333041.6
5) At the top of the list307938.5
Missing166 
TOTAL7999100.0
197) How much do you want the following? - To do well in school (YWELL)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all1071.3
2) Somewhat3564.5
3) Quite a bit99212.4
4) Very much377147.2
5) At the top of the list276034.6
Missing179 
TOTAL7986100.0
198) How much do you want the following? - To have a world without war (YNOWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all2182.7
2) Somewhat4635.8
3) Quite a bit114514.3
4) Very much347243.4
5) At the top of the list270033.8
Missing167 
TOTAL7998100.0
199) How much do you want the following? - To be really good at sports (YSPORTS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all5336.7
2) Somewhat132816.6
3) Quite a bit189623.7
4) Very much250031.3
5) At the top of the list172821.6
Missing180 
TOTAL7985100.0
200) How much do you want the following? - To be different in some way from all the other kids I know (YBEDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all95512.0
2) Somewhat209426.2
3) Quite a bit217927.3
4) Very much191824.0
5) At the top of the list84110.5
Missing178 
TOTAL7987100.0
201) How much do you want the following? - To have friends I can count on (YCOUNTON)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all1832.3
2) Somewhat3714.6
3) Quite a bit101912.7
4) Very much412251.6
5) At the top of the list229828.8
Missing172 
TOTAL7993100.0
202) How much do you want the following? - To do whatever I want to do, when I want to do it (YDOWANT)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all96612.1
2) Somewhat243930.5
3) Quite a bit219327.5
4) Very much159420.0
5) At the top of the list79610.0
Missing177 
TOTAL7988100.0
203) How much do you want the following? - To be part of a church or synagogue (YCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all4886.1
2) Somewhat124115.5
3) Quite a bit188623.5
4) Very much267733.4
5) At the top of the list171921.5
Missing154 
TOTAL8011100.0
204) How much do you want the following? - To have clothes and hair that look good to other kids (YLOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little or not at all5056.3
2) Somewhat133516.6
3) Quite a bit200825.0
4) Very much275034.3
5) At the top of the list142617.8
Missing141 
TOTAL8024100.0
205) When you think of your father, what person do you mean? (YWHODAD)
TOTAL%
1) My foster father811.0
2) My adoptive father4365.5
3) My stepfather3914.9
4) My father668483.8
5) A male guardian - another man who is responsible for my upbringing1572.0
6) I don't have a father, stepfather, foster father, adoptive father or male guardian in my life.2292.9
Missing187 
TOTAL7978100.0
206) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR MALE GUARDIAN: How much of the time do you live with your father? (YLIVEDAD)
TOTAL%
1) Never live with him and never visit him1882.4
2) I visit him once in a while.5947.7
3) Some of the time6188.0
4) Most of the time7569.8
5) All of the time556972.1
Missing440 
TOTAL7725100.0
207) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR MALE GUARDIAN: How often does your father say things to you like "I love you" or "I'm proud of you"? (YTELLLOV)
TOTAL%
1) Never6037.8
2) Less than once a month97412.6
3) 1 to 4 times a month124316.1
4) A couple of times a week231129.9
5) Every day258733.5
Missing447 
TOTAL7718100.0
208) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR MALE GUARDIAN: When I do something my father does not like, he acts cold and unfriendly. (YDADCOLD)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father178923.3
2) Once in a while true of my father191825.0
3) Sometimes true of my father206126.8
4) Often true of my father100413.1
5) Very often true of my father90811.8
Missing485 
TOTAL7680100.0
209) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: If I think a rule at home is not fair, I can talk to my father about it. (YFAIRRUL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father105913.8
2) Once in a while true of my father148219.4
3) Sometimes true of my father183223.9
4) Often true of my father159920.9
5) Very often true of my father168422.0
Missing509 
TOTAL7656100.0
210) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father keeps pushing me to do my best in whatever I do. (YDADPUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father6708.8
2) Once in a while true of my father103313.5
3) Sometimes true of my father167121.8
4) Often true of my father187224.4
5) Very often true of my father241131.5
Missing508 
TOTAL7657100.0
211) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father encourages me to make some of my own decisions. (YDECIDES)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father5096.6
2) Once in a while true of my father102013.3
3) Sometimes true of my father209227.3
4) Often true of my father240831.4
5) Very often true of my father163921.4
Missing497 
TOTAL7668100.0
212) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When I do something wrong, my father slaps or hits me. (YDADHIT)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father397351.8
2) Once in a while true of my father186124.3
3) Sometimes true of my father102713.4
4) Often true of my father4666.1
5) Very often true of my father3404.4
Missing498 
TOTAL7667100.0
213) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father makes me feel as if I am nothing but trouble. (YTROUBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father427555.8
2) Once in a while true of my father164921.5
3) Sometimes true of my father103613.5
4) Often true of my father3855.0
5) Very often true of my father3234.2
Missing497 
TOTAL7668100.0
214) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father lets me off easy when I do something wrong. (YEASYWRG)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father155220.2
2) Once in a while true of my father247032.2
3) Sometimes true of my father237130.9
4) Often true of my father78810.3
5) Very often true of my father5006.5
Missing484 
TOTAL7681100.0
215) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father orders me around. (YDADORDR)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father173122.5
2) Once in a while true of my father248432.3
3) Sometimes true of my father217828.4
4) Often true of my father7489.7
5) Very often true of my father5407.0
Missing484 
TOTAL7681100.0
216) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father expects me to believe he is always right. (YDADRGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father159020.7
2) Once in a while true of my father184524.1
3) Sometimes true of my father221028.8
4) Often true of my father119315.6
5) Very often true of my father83310.9
Missing494 
TOTAL7671100.0
217) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father gives in when I make a fuss. (YGIVESIN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father264834.6
2) Once in a while true of my father243031.7
3) Sometimes true of my father163321.3
4) Often true of my father5817.6
5) Very often true of my father3724.9
Missing501 
TOTAL7664100.0
218) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father tries to help me feel better when I am upset or scared. (YUPSET)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father5757.5
2) Once in a while true of my father120215.7
3) Sometimes true of my father152620.0
4) Often true of my father193725.3
5) Very often true of my father240431.4
Missing521 
TOTAL7644100.0
219) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father lets me do whatever I want. (YWHATWNT)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father151219.8
2) Once in a while true of my father262734.4
3) Sometimes true of my father231730.3
4) Often true of my father82210.8
5) Very often true of my father3574.7
Missing530 
TOTAL7635100.0
220) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When I do something wrong, my father yells at me. (YDADYELL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father136217.8
2) Once in a while true of my father232430.4
3) Sometimes true of my father207827.1
4) Often true of my father109614.3
5) Very often true of my father79410.4
Missing511 
TOTAL7654100.0
221) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father seems to like it better when I'm not around. (YPABTTR)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father357746.8
2) Once in a while true of my father208727.3
3) Sometimes true of my father119715.7
4) Often true of my father4125.4
5) Very often true of my father3644.8
Missing528 
TOTAL7637100.0
222) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When I do something wrong, my father takes the time to help me see why it was wrong. (YHELPSEE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father81710.7
2) Once in a while true of my father150719.7
3) Sometimes true of my father191625.1
4) Often true of my father178323.3
5) Very often true of my father162221.2
Missing520 
TOTAL7645100.0
223) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When my father punishes me, he explains why he is doing it. (YPUNISH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father98913.0
2) Once in a while true of my father144619.0
3) Sometimes true of my father178523.4
4) Often true of my father172322.6
5) Very often true of my father167922.0
Missing543 
TOTAL7622100.0
224) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father gives me a chance to talk over rules I don't understand or like. (YTLKRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father101613.3
2) Once in a while true of my father155720.4
3) Sometimes true of my father196425.8
4) Often true of my father165621.7
5) Very often true of my father143018.8
Missing542 
TOTAL7623100.0
225) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: When I do something wrong, my father makes me stay in the house or won't let me be with my friends. (YFSTAYIN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father216628.4
2) Once in a while true of my father217828.6
3) Sometimes true of my father184224.2
4) Often true of my father80610.6
5) Very often true of my father6248.2
Missing549 
TOTAL7616100.0
226) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father is patient and kind to me. (YDADKIND)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father3865.1
2) Once in a while true of my father91412.0
3) Sometimes true of my father172022.6
4) Often true of my father221129.1
5) Very often true of my father237331.2
Missing561 
TOTAL7604100.0
227) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father tries to help me see why rules are necessary and important. (YDADRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father5967.8
2) Once in a while true of my father116415.3
3) Sometimes true of my father193525.4
4) Often true of my father211427.7
5) Very often true of my father181923.8
Missing537 
TOTAL7628100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father helps me when I have a problem. (YDADHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father4756.2
2) Once in a while true of my father101313.3
3) Sometimes true of my father173222.7
4) Often true of my father207027.1
5) Very often true of my father235030.8
Missing525 
TOTAL7640100.0
229) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: My father won't let me discuss the rules he makes. (YTALKRUL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true of my father322642.3
2) Once in a while true of my father197225.9
3) Sometimes true of my father150819.8
4) Often true of my father4816.3
5) Very often true of my father4365.7
Missing542 
TOTAL7623100.0
230) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: During an average day, how much time does your father spend alone with you doing things like talking, playing, or just being together? (YTIMEDAD)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5 minutes125416.5
2) From 5 to 30 minutes228230.0
3) From 30 minutes to 1 hour173022.7
4) 1 to 2 hours134717.7
5) 3 to 4 hours99913.1
Missing553 
TOTAL7612100.0
231) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: Overall, how important do you think religion is in your father's life? (YDADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Not important7229.5
2) Slightly important104813.7
3) Somewhat important175122.9
4) Important232430.4
5) Extremely important179223.5
Missing528 
TOTAL7637100.0
232) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: How often does your father hug or kiss you or put his arms around you? (YDADHUG)
TOTAL%
1) Never85711.2
2) Less than once a month101413.3
3) 1 to 4 times a month100413.1
4) A couple of times a week176423.1
5) Every day300539.3
Missing521 
TOTAL7644100.0
233) I worry about how my friends treat me. (YFRDTREA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6277.9
2) Very little142117.9
3) Somewhat233829.4
4) Quite a bit192224.2
5) Very much164120.6
Missing216 
TOTAL7949100.0
234) I worry that I might kill myself. (YWRYSUICI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all471259.1
2) Very little161420.2
3) Somewhat7419.3
4) Quite a bit4525.7
5) Very much4585.7
Missing188 
TOTAL7977100.0
235) I worry that I might not be able to get a good job when I'm older. (YWRYJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all130216.3
2) Very little199725.1
3) Somewhat231129.0
4) Quite a bit127116.0
5) Very much108713.6
Missing197 
TOTAL7968100.0
236) I worry that someone might force me to do sexual things I don't want to do. (YRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all271334.1
2) Very little222428.0
3) Somewhat151919.1
4) Quite a bit7669.6
5) Very much7289.2
Missing215 
TOTAL7950100.0
237) I worry about how well other kids like me. (YKIDLIKE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5987.5
2) Very little123315.5
3) Somewhat228828.7
4) Quite a bit218127.4
5) Very much165920.8
Missing206 
TOTAL7959100.0
238) I worry that I might lose my best friend. (YLOSEFRD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all128316.1
2) Very little181022.7
3) Somewhat204825.7
4) Quite a bit137817.3
5) Very much143918.1
Missing207 
TOTAL7958100.0
239) I worry that one of my parents will hit me so hard that I will be badly hurt. (YPARHIT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all462558.2
2) Very little158419.9
3) Somewhat79310.0
4) Quite a bit4575.8
5) Very much4836.1
Missing223 
TOTAL7942100.0
240) I worry that I may die soon. (YDIE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all258932.6
2) Very little227428.6
3) Somewhat142117.9
4) Quite a bit79510.0
5) Very much87010.9
Missing216 
TOTAL7949100.0
241) I worry that a nuclear bomb might be dropped on America. (YBOMB)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all204925.7
2) Very little219327.5
3) Somewhat170221.4
4) Quite a bit94611.9
5) Very much107513.5
Missing200 
TOTAL7965100.0
242) I worry about all the drugs and drinking I see around me. (YDRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all125115.7
2) Very little171321.5
3) Somewhat218227.4
4) Quite a bit152319.1
5) Very much128716.2
Missing209 
TOTAL7956100.0
243) I worry that one of my parents might die. (YPARDIE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all86510.9
2) Very little145518.3
3) Somewhat189923.9
4) Quite a bit147318.5
5) Very much225728.4
Missing216 
TOTAL7949100.0
244) I worry about all the people who are hungry and poor in our country. (YPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all4635.8
2) Very little150718.9
3) Somewhat294237.0
4) Quite a bit174121.9
5) Very much130916.4
Missing203 
TOTAL7962100.0
245) I worry that I might get beat up at school. (YBEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all300037.6
2) Very little266733.5
3) Somewhat131916.6
4) Quite a bit5256.6
5) Very much4585.7
Missing196 
TOTAL7969100.0
246) I worry about whether my body is developing in a normal way. (YBODY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all178522.4
2) Very little233529.3
3) Somewhat179822.6
4) Quite a bit110713.9
5) Very much93411.7
Missing206 
TOTAL7959100.0
247) I worry about how much my mother or father drinks. (YPARDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all456157.4
2) Very little139217.5
3) Somewhat83210.5
4) Quite a bit5416.8
5) Very much6157.7
Missing224 
TOTAL7941100.0
248) I worry about how I'm doing in school. (YSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5206.6
2) Very little103913.1
3) Somewhat189223.8
4) Quite a bit226128.5
5) Very much222328.0
Missing230 
TOTAL7935100.0
249) I worry about my looks. (YMYLOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5607.1
2) Very little102212.9
3) Somewhat213826.9
4) Quite a bit215327.1
5) Very much207426.1
Missing230 
TOTAL7947100.0
250) I worry that my friends will get me in trouble. (YFRDTRBL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all160920.3
2) Very little281135.4
3) Somewhat212326.7
4) Quite a bit83710.5
5) Very much5617.1
Missing224 
TOTAL7941100.0
251) I worry about all the violence that happens in our country. (YVIOLENC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6678.4
2) Very little180122.7
3) Somewhat263033.1
4) Quite a bit163120.5
5) Very much121515.3
Missing221 
TOTAL7944100.0
252) I worry that my parents might get a divorce. (YDIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all261636.9
2) Very little177825.1
3) Somewhat115516.3
4) Quite a bit6419.1
5) Very much89112.6
Missing1084 
TOTAL7081100.0
253) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE TWO PARENTS: What is your rating for how your parents get along with others? (YPARREL)
TOTAL%
1) Poor2984.1
2) Fair7209.8
3) Good146620.0
4) Very good235932.2
5) Excellent247733.8
Missing845 
TOTAL7320100.0
254) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE TWO PARENTS: How often do your parents argue or get mad at each other? (YPARMAD)
TOTAL%
1) Never76810.5
2) Once in a while394653.9
3) Sometimes164322.5
4) Often6338.6
5) Very often3284.5
Missing847 
TOTAL7318100.0
255) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE TWO PARENTS: How often do you see your parents hug or kiss each other? (YPARHUG)
TOTAL%
1) Never5557.6
2) Once in a while96013.1
3) Sometimes132418.1
4) Often205828.2
5) Very often241333.0
Missing855 
TOTAL7310100.0
256) Which of the following statements about God comes closest to your view of God? (YVIEWGOD)
TOTAL%
1) I know for sure that there is no such thing as God.1211.5
2) I don't think there is a God.1922.4
3) I'm not sure if God exists.81410.3
4) I'm quite sure that God exists.190924.1
5) I know for sure that God exists.487661.6
Missing253 
TOTAL7912100.0
257) Which of these statements about Jesus is closest to your view of Jesus? (YJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) I don't think Jesus ever existed - it is just a story that people made up.1942.5
2) I think Jesus was a great man who lived long ago, but I don't think he was the Son of God.3504.4
3) I believe Jesus is the Son of God, but I doubt he actually rose from the dead.4615.8
4) I believe Jesus is the Son of God who died on a cross and rose again.691387.3
Missing247 
TOTAL7918100.0
258) Which of these statements is closest to your view of the Bible? (YBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) I don't know what the Bible is.1932.4
2) I don't think God had much to do with what's in the Bible - the Bible is just a lot of stories that people made up.3874.9
3) I believe God guided the people who wrote the Bible, but I don't think every word came from God.330841.8
4) I believe every word of the Bible is exactly what God wanted put in it.403150.9
Missing246 
TOTAL7919100.0
259) I do things like talk, play, or eat with kids of other races. (YPLAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never115214.6
2) Once in a while179722.8
3) Sometimes181623.1
4) Often147218.7
5) Very often163520.8
Missing293 
TOTAL7872100.0
260) I get mad at my parents. (YMADPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Never3063.9
2) Once in a while211426.7
3) Sometimes350944.3
4) Often125915.9
5) Very often7379.3
Missing240 
TOTAL7925100.0
261) My friends try to get me to do things I believe are wrong. (YDOWRONG)
TOTAL%
1) Never243830.8
2) Once in a while285336.1
3) Sometimes174722.1
4) Often5747.3
5) Very often3003.8
Missing253 
TOTAL7912100.0
262) At times, I think I am no good at all. (YNOGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Never181222.9
2) Once in a while300238.0
3) Sometimes192224.3
4) Often6968.8
5) Very often4766.0
Missing257 
TOTAL7908100.0
263) I wish I had different parents. (YDIFFPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Never490262.0
2) Once in a while157619.9
3) Sometimes84110.6
4) Often3464.4
5) Very often2433.1
Missing257 
TOTAL7908100.0
264) At school, kids make fun of me. (YMAKEFUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never225728.5
2) Once in a while337842.7
3) Sometimes131516.6
4) Often5356.8
5) Very often4345.5
Missing246 
TOTAL7919100.0
265) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO GO TO CHURCH OR SYNAGOGUE: How important is your church or synagogue to you? (YIMPCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Not important2733.5
2) Slightly important97512.6
3) Important271735.1
4) Very important226129.2
5) Extremely important151119.5
Missing428 
TOTAL7737100.0
266) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO GO TO CHURCH OR SYNAGOGUE: Does the minister, priest, or rabbi at your church or synagogue know your name? (YKNOWNAM)
TOTAL%
1) No, I'm sure of it.2583.3
2) No, I don't think so.4355.6
3) I don't know.86411.2
4) Yes, I think so.116615.1
5) Yes, I'm sure of it.499664.7
Missing446 
TOTAL7719100.0
267) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO GO TO CHURCH OR SYNAGOGUE: How much does your church or synagogue help you answer important questions you have about life? (YCHUHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6178.0
2) Very little139418.1
3) Somewhat258633.6
4) Quite a bit191524.8
5) Very much119515.5
Missing458 
TOTAL7707100.0
268) In the last 12 months, how many times have you been out on a date (such as going out to a party or movie with one person of the opposite sex)? (YDATE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all465759.0
2) 1 or 2 times128816.3
3) 3 to 5 times7389.4
4) 6 to 9 times4635.9
5) 10 to 19 times3184.0
6) 20 times or more4275.4
Missing274 
TOTAL7891100.0
269) In the last 12 months, how many times have you kissed someone about your age who is of the opposite sex? (YKISS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all417652.9
2) 1 or 2 times123615.6
3) 3 to 5 times7078.9
4) 6 to 9 times4946.3
5) 10 to 19 times3955.0
6) 20 times or more89311.3
Missing264 
TOTAL7901100.0
270) When I do something wrong, I feel really bad inside. (YFEELBAD)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1882.4
2) Once in a while true7839.9
3) Sometimes true198425.1
4) Often true241730.5
5) Very often true254132.1
Missing252 
TOTAL7913100.0
271) I make up my mind without help from anyone else. (YOWNMIND)
TOTAL%
1) Never true2583.3
2) Once in a while true119215.1
3) Sometimes true308639.1
4) Often true243730.9
5) Very often true92211.7
Missing270 
TOTAL7895100.0
272) I feel good about my body. (YGDBODY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true3704.7
2) Once in a while true117915.0
3) Sometimes true227028.8
4) Often true242030.7
5) Very often true163620.8
Missing290 
TOTAL7875100.0
273) At school I try as hard as I can to do my best work. (YTRYHARD)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1612.0
2) Once in a while true4585.8
3) Sometimes true134817.1
4) Often true242130.6
5) Very often true351844.5
Missing259 
TOTAL7906100.0
274) It is hard for me to share my feelings with other people. (YSHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true6838.6
2) Once in a while true196424.9
3) Sometimes true300138.0
4) Often true132016.7
5) Very often true92811.8
Missing269 
TOTAL7896100.0
275) My teachers care a lot about me. (YTCHCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true5416.9
2) Once in a while true152619.4
3) Sometimes true255432.4
4) Often true186923.7
5) Very often true139017.6
Missing285 
TOTAL7880100.0
276) My parents let me make my own decisions. (YLETDEC)
TOTAL%
1) Never true4065.1
2) Once in a while true165321.0
3) Sometimes true299137.9
4) Often true203225.8
5) Very often true80510.2
Missing278 
TOTAL7887100.0
277) I know what my best friend is feeling before he or she tells me. (YFRNFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true7339.3
2) Once in a while true178422.7
3) Sometimes true276735.2
4) Often true164820.9
5) Very often true93811.9
Missing295 
TOTAL7870100.0
278) How much do you look up to police officers? (YPOLICE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5406.9
2) Very little146918.6
3) Somewhat208726.5
4) Quite a bit210726.7
5) Very much167621.3
Missing286 
TOTAL7879100.0
279) How much do you like to see movies which are "R" or "X" rated? (YXMOVIES)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all172321.9
2) Very little186023.7
3) Somewhat180423.0
4) Quite a bit132416.9
5) Very much114514.6
Missing309 
TOTAL7856100.0
280) How much do you like to see movies which show people getting hurt or killed? (YVIOLTV)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all188123.9
2) Very little234829.8
3) Somewhat199025.3
4) Quite a bit94412.0
5) Very much7139.1
Missing289 
TOTAL7876100.0
281) Have you ever had sexual intercourse? (YHADSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Never617978.8
2) Yes, one time4956.3
3) Yes, 2 to 5 times4385.6
4) Yes, 6 times or more4055.2
5) I don't know what sexual intercourse is.3214.1
Missing327 
TOTAL7838100.0
282) How many more years do you think you will go to school? (YYRSSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) I would like to quit school as soon as I can.2623.3
2) I plan to finish high school but don't think I'll go to college.107613.7
3) I'd like to go to some kind of trade school or vocational school after high school.6217.9
4) I'd like to go to college after high school.366146.5
5) I'd like to go to college and then go on after college and study to be something like a lawyer, doctor, professor, scientist, minister, or priest.224928.6
Missing296 
TOTAL7869100.0
283) Members of my family get along well with each other. (YGETALNG)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1852.4
2) True once in a while6348.1
3) Sometimes true157620.0
4) Often true255832.5
5) Almost always true291737.1
Missing295 
TOTAL7870100.0
284) How much does the following go on at your school? - Kids smoking marijuana (YSCHMARI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all396350.6
2) A little159520.4
3) Some115214.7
4) Quite a bit6298.0
5) Very much4986.4
Missing328 
TOTAL7837100.0
285) How much does the following go on at your school? - Kids goofing off in the classroom (YSCHGOOF)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all2333.0
2) A little84110.7
3) Some194324.7
4) Quite a bit254032.3
5) Very much230929.4
Missing299 
TOTAL7866100.0
286) How much does the following go on at your school? - Kids drinking alcohol (YSCHDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all379348.3
2) A little155519.8
3) Some117214.9
4) Quite a bit7669.8
5) Very much5677.2
Missing312 
TOTAL7853100.0
287) How much does the following go on at your school? - Kids feeling good about school (YSCHGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all7779.9
2) A little204526.1
3) Some293937.5
4) Quite a bit142518.2
5) Very much6618.4
Missing318 
TOTAL7847100.0
288) How much does the following go on at your school? - Kids trying to do their best (YSCHBEST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all2793.6
2) A little107013.6
3) Some270334.5
4) Quite a bit247131.5
5) Very much132316.9
Missing319 
TOTAL7846100.0
289) How much does the following go on at your school? - Kids stealing things (YSCHTAKE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all167321.3
2) A little282535.9
3) Some185023.5
4) Quite a bit92111.7
5) Very much5977.6
Missing299 
TOTAL7866100.0
290) Does your religious faith make you feel better when things don't go well? (YRELBETT)
TOTAL%
1) Never6548.3
2) Once in a while125416.0
3) Sometimes276435.3
4) Often173422.1
5) Very often143518.3
Missing324 
TOTAL7841100.0
291) How often do you ask God to help you with your problems? (YASKGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Never2933.7
2) Once in a while98712.6
3) Sometimes190724.3
4) Often226828.9
5) Very often240330.6
Missing307 
TOTAL7858100.0
292) How often do your friends talk about sex? (YFRTKSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Never88111.2
2) Once in a while165821.1
3) Sometimes222228.3
4) Often174722.2
5) Very often135417.2
Missing303 
TOTAL7862100.0
293) How many years have you attended classes which teach about God and other religious things? (YSUNSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 to 1 years79410.1
2) 2 to 4 years112114.3
3) 5 to 7 years196225.0
4) 8 to 10 years204026.0
5) 11 years or more192924.6
Missing319 
TOTAL7846100.0
294) In the last 12 months, have you used a drug like cocaine, angel dust, or LSD? (YUSEDDRG)
TOTAL%
1) No713590.8
2) Yes, 1 or 2 times2172.8
3) Yes, 3 to 5 times1912.4
4) Yes, 6 to 9 times1431.8
5) Yes, 10 to 19 times710.9
6) Yes, 20 times or more1051.3
Missing303 
TOTAL7862100.0
295) In the last 12 months, have you smoked a cigarette? (YSMOKE)
TOTAL%
1) No583274.1
2) Yes, 1 or 2 times79710.1
3) Yes, 3 to 5 times3975.0
4) Yes, 6 to 9 times2363.0
5) Yes, 10 to 19 times1732.2
6) Yes, 20 times or more4325.5
Missing298 
TOTAL7867100.0
296) In the last 12 months, have you used marijuana? (YUSEMJ)
TOTAL%
1) No684487.1
2) Yes, 1 or 2 times3023.8
3) Yes, 3 to 5 times2012.6
4) Yes, 6 to 9 times1982.5
5) Yes, 10 to 19 times1161.5
6) Yes, 20 times or more1982.5
Missing306 
TOTAL7859100.0
297) In the last 12 months, have you had beer, wine, or liquor to drink? (YYRDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) No511965.2
2) Yes, 1 or 2 times123215.7
3) Yes, 3 to 5 times6237.9
4) Yes, 6 to 9 times3514.5
5) Yes, 10 to 19 times2212.8
6) Yes, 20 times or more3023.8
Missing317 
TOTAL7848100.0
298) In the last 12 months, have you had so much alcohol to drink that you got drunk? (YDRUNK)
TOTAL%
1) No661484.3
2) Yes, 1 or 2 times5006.4
3) Yes, 3 to 5 times2683.4
4) Yes, 6 to 9 times1702.2
5) Yes, 10 to 19 times1211.5
6) Yes, 20 times or more1772.3
Missing315 
TOTAL7850100.0
299) In the past 12 months, have you taken pills to get more energy, or pills to relax (don't count pills taken by doctor's orders)? (YPILLS)
TOTAL%
1) No698189.0
2) Yes, 1 or 2 times2693.4
3) Yes, 3 to 5 times2232.8
4) Yes, 6 to 9 times1521.9
5) Yes, 10 to 19 times801.0
6) Yes, 20 times or more1421.8
Missing318 
TOTAL7847100.0
300) How interesting to you are most of your school courses? (YCOURSES)
TOTAL%
1) Most are boring.6838.7
2) Most are somewhat boring.116214.8
3) Most are somewhat interesting.288436.8
4) Most are interesting.211126.9
5) Most are exciting.100512.8
Missing320 
TOTAL7845100.0
301) How do you feel about going to school? (YSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) I hate school.5597.1
2) I don't like school.5416.9
3) I like school some.261033.2
4) I like school quite a bit.265233.8
5) I like school very much.148819.0
Missing315 
TOTAL7850100.0
302) Overall, how important is religion in your life? (YIMPREL)
TOTAL%
1) It is the least important influence in my life.2803.6
2) It is one of the least important influences in my life.5687.3
3) It is a somewhat important influence in my life.273635.0
4) It is one of the most important influences in my life.258933.1
5) It is the most important influence in my life.164221.0
Missing350 
TOTAL7815100.0
303) How much do you like to go to parties or dances where there are both boys and girls? (YPARTIES)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6368.2
2) A little100712.9
3) Some141418.1
4) Quite a bit181123.2
5) Very much292737.5
Missing370 
TOTAL7795100.0
304) Compared with parents of other kids you know, are your parents - A lot less strict, a little less strict, about the same, a little more strict, or a lot more strict? (YSTRICT)
TOTAL%
1) A lot less strict7419.9
2) A little less strict121116.1
3) About the same280637.4
4) A little more strict177423.6
5) A lot more strict97813.0
Missing655 
TOTAL7510100.0
305) When I do something that my parents like, they let me know they are happy about it. (YPARHAP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1482.0
2) Seldom true3424.5
3) Sometimes true122116.2
4) Often true219329.0
5) Very often true364648.3
Missing615 
TOTAL7550100.0
306) When I disobey my parents - I get punished: (YGETPUN)
TOTAL%
1) I never get punished.2933.9
2) I get punished once in a while.134217.8
3) I get punished some of the time.222129.5
4) I get punished most of the time.264635.1
5) I always get punished.103013.7
Missing633 
TOTAL7532100.0
307) There is a lot of love in my family. (YLOVEFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Not true3564.7
2) Slightly true6528.7
3) Somewhat true101013.4
4) Quite true208027.6
5) Very true342645.5
Missing641 
TOTAL7524100.0
308) During the last 12 months, how often have you taken something from a store without paying for it? (YYRTAKE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all628680.9
2) Once or twice7179.2
3) 3 to 5 times3644.7
4) 6 to 10 times2162.8
5) 11 times or more1842.4
Missing398 
TOTAL7767100.0
309) During the last 12 months, how often have you cheated on a test at school? (YYRCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all388950.1
2) Once or twice232930.0
3) 3 to 5 times83010.7
4) 6 to 10 times3995.1
5) 11 times or more3144.0
Missing404 
TOTAL7761100.0
310) During the last 12 months, how often have you damaged or destroyed property at school or somewhere else? (YVANDAL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all566373.0
2) Once or twice123215.9
3) 3 to 5 times4135.3
4) 6 to 10 times2563.3
5) 11 times or more1942.5
Missing407 
TOTAL7758100.0
311) During the last 12 months, how often have you lied to one of your parents? (YYRLIED)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all142618.4
2) Once or twice296938.3
3) 3 to 5 times155120.0
4) 6 to 10 times79510.3
5) 11 times or more100413.0
Missing420 
TOTAL7745100.0
312) During the last 12 months, how often have you hit or beat up another kid? (YYRBEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all411153.0
2) Once or twice196325.3
3) 3 to 5 times82810.7
4) 6 to 10 times4045.2
5) 11 times or more4475.8
Missing412 
TOTAL7753100.0
313) During the last 12 months, how often have you taken part in a fight where a group of your friends fought another group? (YYRFIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all568173.4
2) Once or twice118715.3
3) 3 to 5 times4485.8
4) 6 to 10 times1982.6
5) 11 times or more2252.9
Missing426 
TOTAL7739100.0
314) It is hard for me to talk with kids of the opposite sex. (YHARDTLK)
TOTAL%
1) No628780.7
2) Yes150419.3
Missing374 
TOTAL7791100.0
315) I sometimes do things I later regret. (YREGRET)
TOTAL%
1) No100312.8
2) Yes681087.2
Missing352 
TOTAL7813100.0
316) I do not always tell the truth. (YTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) No215427.6
2) Yes565972.4
Missing352 
TOTAL7813100.0
317) At times I have made fun of people. (YFUNOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No102113.1
2) Yes680086.9
Missing344 
TOTAL7821100.0
318) I have attended church or synagogue in the last 7 days. (YWKCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) No193324.7
2) Yes588075.3
Missing352 
TOTAL7813100.0
319) I am in love with someone of my age who is of the opposite sex. (YINLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) No393550.4
2) Yes387049.6
Missing360 
TOTAL7805100.0
320) I have been pregnant, or have made someone pregnant. (YPREGNAN)
TOTAL%
1) No743295.4
2) Yes3594.6
Missing374 
TOTAL7791100.0
321) How often do you think about sex? (YTHNKSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Never95312.2
2) Once in a while235730.2
3) Sometimes195825.1
4) Often148019.0
5) Very often105613.5
Missing361 
TOTAL7804100.0
322) How often do you think about our country and the problems it has? (YUSPROBS)
TOTAL%
1) Never6868.8
2) Once in a while205526.3
3) Sometimes248131.8
4) Often175722.5
5) Very often82210.5
Missing364 
TOTAL7801100.0
323) How often do you think about what you will do when you are an adult? (YADULT)
TOTAL%
1) Never3264.2
2) Once in a while97812.5
3) Sometimes184423.7
4) Often252532.4
5) Very often212327.2
Missing369 
TOTAL7796100.0
324) Read the following statement and decide how much you would be interested if this kind of help were offered by a club, school, church, or community group. - Finding out how to do something good for other people (YHLPHELP)
TOTAL%
1) None - I am not at all interested in this kind of help.4435.7
2) Some - I am interested but would not make a special effort to be involved.496563.8
3) Much - I am very much interested and would go out of my way to get involved.236930.5
Missing388 
TOTAL7777100.0
325) Read the following statement and decide how much you would be interested if this kind of help were offered by a club, school, church, or community group. - Learning how to make friends and be a friend (YHLPFRND)
TOTAL%
1) None - I am not at all interested in this kind of help.5106.6
2) Some - I am interested but would not make a special effort to be involved.251232.3
3) Much - I am very much interested and would go out of my way to get involved.475461.1
Missing389 
TOTAL7776100.0
326) Read the following statement and decide how much you would be interested if this kind of help were offered by a club, school, church, or community group. - Finding out what is special about me (YHLPME)
TOTAL%
1) None - I am not at all interested in this kind of help.6328.1
2) Some - I am interested but would not make a special effort to be involved.314540.5
3) Much - I am very much interested and would go out of my way to get involved.398851.4
Missing400 
TOTAL7765100.0
327) Read the following statement and decide how much you would be interested if this kind of help were offered by a club, school, church, or community group. - Understanding sex better (YHLPSEX)
TOTAL%
1) None - I am not at all interested in this kind of help.162821.0
2) Some - I am interested but would not make a special effort to be involved.376648.6
3) Much - I am very much interested and would go out of my way to get involved.236230.5
Missing409 
TOTAL7756100.0
328) Read the following statement and decide how much you would be interested if this kind of help were offered by a club, school, church, or community group. - Learning about what is right and wrong (YHLPRTWR)
TOTAL%
1) None - I am not at all interested in this kind of help.6908.9
2) Some - I am interested but would not make a special effort to be involved.320441.3
3) Much - I am very much interested and would go out of my way to get involved.386649.8
Missing405 
TOTAL7760100.0
329) Read the following statement and decide how much you would be interested if this kind of help were offered by a club, school, church, or community group. - Figuring out what it means to be a Christian (YHLPCHRS)
TOTAL%
1) None - I am not at all interested in this kind of help.90611.7
2) Some - I am interested but would not make a special effort to be involved.290837.6
3) Much - I am very much interested and would go out of my way to get involved.393050.7
Missing421 
TOTAL7744100.0
330) Read the following statement and decide how much you would be interested if this kind of help were offered by a club, school, church, or community group. - Figuring out what it means to be a Jew (YHLPJEW)
TOTAL%
1) None - I am not at all interested in this kind of help.476061.5
2) Some - I am interested but would not make a special effort to be involved.220728.5
3) Much - I am very much interested and would go out of my way to get involved.77110.0
Missing427 
TOTAL7738100.0
331) Read the following statement and decide how much you would be interested if this kind of help were offered by a club, school, church, or community group. - Learning how to deal with drugs and alcohol (YHLPDRG)
TOTAL%
1) None - I am not at all interested in this kind of help.268534.6
2) Some - I am interested but would not make a special effort to be involved.267334.5
3) Much - I am very much interested and would go out of my way to get involved.239730.9
Missing410 
TOTAL7755100.0
332) Read the following statement and decide how much you would be interested if this kind of help were offered by a club, school, church, or community group. - Talking with other kids about things that are really important (YHLPTALK)
TOTAL%
1) None - I am not at all interested in this kind of help.7179.2
2) Some - I am interested but would not make a special effort to be involved.383849.4
3) Much - I am very much interested and would go out of my way to get involved.321241.4
Missing398 
TOTAL7767100.0
333) Read the following statement and decide how much you would be interested if this kind of help were offered by a club, school, church, or community group. - Learning how to talk better with adults (YHLPADLT)
TOTAL%
1) None - I am not at all interested in this kind of help.78610.1
2) Some - I am interested but would not make a special effort to be involved.388050.0
3) Much - I am very much interested and would go out of my way to get involved.309739.9
Missing402 
TOTAL7763100.0
334) What kind of school do you now go to? (YNTYPSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Public565073.2
2) Private (but not church-related)6158.0
3) Church-related or parochial144918.8
Missing451 
TOTAL7714100.0
335) Are your parents either divorced or separated? (YPARDIV)
TOTAL%
1) No603278.6
2) I'm not sure or don't know.4285.6
3) Yes121515.8
Missing490 
TOTAL7675100.0
336) If you had a very important decision to make, to whom would you turn for advice - your friends or parents? (YWHOTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Parents247633.0
2) Both394552.6
3) Friends108614.5
Missing658 
TOTAL7507100.0
337) Whom do you enjoy being with more - your friends or parents? (YENJOY)
TOTAL%
1) Parents115315.2
2) Both455960.1
3) Friends186924.7
Missing584 
TOTAL7581100.0
338) Is the following something you would want to talk about more, less, or about the same with your parents? - How you dress and wear your hair (YTLKHAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Much less95212.3
2) A little less79010.2
3) About the same361346.7
4) A little more138617.9
5) Much more100112.9
Missing423 
TOTAL7742100.0
339) Is the following something you would want to talk about more, less, or about the same with your parents? - How your parents and you get along (YTLKPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Much less4706.1
2) A little less5707.4
3) About the same289037.4
4) A little more197725.6
5) Much more181623.5
Missing442 
TOTAL7723100.0
340) Is the following something you would want to talk about more, less, or about the same with your parents? - Drugs and alcohol (YTLKALC)
TOTAL%
1) Much less176923.0
2) A little less7489.7
3) About the same261533.9
4) A little more142518.5
5) Much more114814.9
Missing460 
TOTAL7705100.0
341) Is the following something you would want to talk about more, less, or about the same with your parents? - Your friends (YTLKFRN)
TOTAL%
1) Much less5146.7
2) A little less7359.5
3) About the same310940.3
4) A little more188124.4
5) Much more147319.1
Missing453 
TOTAL7712100.0
342) Is the following something you would want to talk about more, less, or about the same with your parents? - How you're doing in school (YTLKSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Much less5397.0
2) A little less84711.0
3) About the same285137.0
4) A little more180523.4
5) Much more167121.7
Missing452 
TOTAL7713100.0
343) Is the following something you would want to talk about more, less, or about the same with your parents? - Your ideas of what is right and wrong (YTLKIDEA)
TOTAL%
1) Much less4445.8
2) A little less7379.6
3) About the same291637.9
4) A little more211227.5
5) Much more148419.3
Missing472 
TOTAL7693100.0
344) Is the following something you would want to talk about more, less, or about the same with your parents? - Questions you have about sex (YTLKSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Much less120315.6
2) A little less87111.3
3) About the same261634.0
4) A little more165221.4
5) Much more136317.7
Missing460 
TOTAL7705100.0
345) Is the following something you would want to talk about more, less, or about the same with your parents? - Problems your parents have (YTLKPROB)
TOTAL%
1) Much less96112.5
2) A little less85911.2
3) About the same291937.9
4) A little more173422.5
5) Much more122615.9
Missing466 
TOTAL7699100.0
346) Is the following something you would want to talk about more, less, or about the same with your parents? - What your parents expect of you (YTLKEXPE)
TOTAL%
1) Much less6077.9
2) A little less84310.9
3) About the same272335.3
4) A little more199225.8
5) Much more155620.2
Missing444 
TOTAL7721100.0
347) Who would you turn to in the following situation? - When having trouble in school (YTRNTRBL)
TOTAL%
1) A parent or guardian392150.8
2) A friend my age134717.5
3) An adult friend (not a relative)3304.3
4) A relative, such as an aunt, uncle, or older brother or sister3534.6
5) A priest, minister, or rabbi1321.7
6) A teacher or school counselor136617.7
7) Nobody2653.4
Missing451 
TOTAL7714100.0
348) Who would you turn to in the following situation? - When wondering how to handle your feelings (YTRNFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) A parent or guardian365047.3
2) A friend my age184323.9
3) An adult friend (not a relative)4636.0
4) A relative, such as an aunt, uncle, or older brother or sister5216.8
5) A priest, minister, or rabbi3134.1
6) A teacher or school counselor2473.2
7) Nobody6768.8
Missing452 
TOTAL7713100.0
349) Who would you turn to in the following situation? - When some of your friends start using drugs or alcohol (YTRNDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) A parent or guardian305039.6
2) A friend my age125516.3
3) An adult friend (not a relative)7299.5
4) A relative, such as an aunt, uncle, or older brother or sister5306.9
5) A priest, minister, or rabbi4606.0
6) A teacher or school counselor82510.7
7) Nobody86011.2
Missing456 
TOTAL7709100.0
350) Who would you turn to in the following situation? - When having questions about sex (YTRNSEX)
TOTAL%
1) A parent or guardian382549.7
2) A friend my age153820.0
3) An adult friend (not a relative)5216.8
4) A relative, such as an aunt, uncle, or older brother or sister6097.9
5) A priest, minister, or rabbi1952.5
6) A teacher or school counselor1772.3
7) Nobody83010.8
Missing470 
TOTAL7695100.0
351) Who would you turn to in the following situation? - When feeling guilty about something you have done (YTRNGUIL)
TOTAL%
1) A parent or guardian295338.3
2) A friend my age195525.4
3) An adult friend (not a relative)4455.8
4) A relative, such as an aunt, uncle, or older brother or sister5627.3
5) A priest, minister, or rabbi80610.5
6) A teacher or school counselor2212.9
7) Nobody7669.9
Missing457 
TOTAL7708100.0
352) Who would you turn to in the following situation? - When deciding what to do with your life (YTRNLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) A parent or guardian482662.6
2) A friend my age5997.8
3) An adult friend (not a relative)3754.9
4) A relative, such as an aunt, uncle, or older brother or sister3985.2
5) A priest, minister, or rabbi3334.3
6) A teacher or school counselor3955.1
7) Nobody78210.1
Missing457 
TOTAL7708100.0
353) Imagine that several weeks after school starts a new kid your age comes to your school. This person knows no one in your school. Would you try to be friendly to this person? (YNEWKID)
TOTAL%
1) No2373.1
2) Probably not2923.8
3) Maybe, not sure146118.9
4) Probably195325.2
5) Yes379949.1
Missing423 
TOTAL7742100.0
354) Imagine yourself walking by a grocery store. You are alone and don't know any of the people around you. A woman drops a bag of groceries all over the sidewalk. Would you stop to help her pick up the groceries? (YPICKUP)
TOTAL%
1) No3194.1
2) Probably not5517.1
3) Maybe, not sure140118.1
4) Probably219828.4
5) Yes327442.3
Missing422 
TOTAL7743100.0
355) Imagine you saw a little kid fall and get hurt on a playground. Would you run over and try to help? (YHLPFALL)
TOTAL%
1) No2593.4
2) Probably not3845.0
3) Maybe, not sure115815.0
4) Probably201626.1
5) Yes391450.6
Missing434 
TOTAL7731100.0
356) In an average week, about how many hours do you spend playing video games? (YGAMES)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours317741.1
2) 1 to 2 hours267934.7
3) 3 to 5 hours106713.8
4) 6 to 10 hours4265.5
5) 11 hours or more3764.9
Missing440 
TOTAL7725100.0
357) You have four quarters in your pocket. You plan to spend this money playing video games at a store down the street. As you are walking along, you see a blind man sitting on the corner. He has a tin cup on the ground beside him. The money people put in his cup he uses to buy food. You are sure this man is really poor and is not just pretending to be poor. Would you put any of your money in his cup? (YGIVEMON)
TOTAL%
1) No, I would not give him any money.4906.3
2) I'm not sure what I would do.200426.0
3) I would give him one of my quarters.141718.4
4) I would give him 2 or 3 of my quarters.189424.5
5) I would give him all 4 of my quarters.191424.8
Missing446 
TOTAL7719100.0
358) Since first grade, what kind of schools have you gone to? (YTYPESCH)
TOTAL%
1) All public schools515866.8
2) Mostly public schools6508.4
3) About half public and half private or church-related schools5637.3
4) Mostly private or church-related schools5647.3
5) All private or church-related schools79110.2
Missing439 
TOTAL7726100.0
359) How many of your closest friends are of the same race as you are? (YFRNRACE)
TOTAL%
1) None2983.9
2) Some5507.1
3) About half7299.4
4) Most247332.0
5) All367847.6
Missing437 
TOTAL7728100.0
360) Respondent from a religious institution (church-sponsored program) or a non-religious institution (non-church sponsored program)? (YRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Religious663981.4
2) Non-religious152218.6
Missing4 
TOTAL8161100.0
361) I-YSEX: Sex of respondent (for use with on-line analysis) (I-YSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male386247.4
2) Female428152.6
Missing22 
TOTAL8143100.0
362) I-YAGE: How old are you (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-YAGE)
TOTAL%
1) <11122515.1
2) 11153118.9
3) 12187923.1
4) 13187023.0
5) 14+161519.9
Missing45 
TOTAL8120100.0
363) I-YRACE: What is your race (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-YRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Black5647.0
2) Hispanic1501.9
3) Asian1181.5
4) White669683.1
5) Other5286.6
Missing109 
TOTAL8056100.0
364) I-YMONEY: About how much money do you get each week (from allowance, doing chores, etc.) to spend any way you want to (for use with on-line analysis)? (I-YMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $1.00168921.7
2) $1.00 to $5.00444357.1
3) $6.00 to $15.00122215.7
4) $16.00 to $25.002453.1
5) $26.00 or more1882.4
Missing378 
TOTAL7787100.0