Middletown Area Study, 1989

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Identification Number (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL400200.5116
2) How active would you say you are in the following activities? -- Religious activities (RELIGACT)
TOTAL%
1) Very active10325.8
2) Fairly active12030.1
3) Not very active10025.1
4) Not at all active7619.0
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
3) How active would you say you are in the following activities? -- Social activities (SOCALCLB)
TOTAL%
1) Very active9022.5
2) Fairly active19348.3
3) Not very active8320.8
4) Not at all active348.5
TOTAL400100.0
4) How often did you visit with friends or neighbors in person last week? (SEEFREND)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5112.8
2) Once4511.3
3) A few times20651.6
4) Every day9724.3
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
5) To what extent do you feel that you have as much contact as you would like with a person you feel close to, somebody you can trust or confide in? (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all82.0
2) Not very much358.8
3) Some12431.1
4) A great deal23157.9
5) Don't know10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
6) How often do you find yourself feeling lonely? (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Very often or always184.5
2) Fairly often164.0
3) Sometimes14135.3
4) Never or hardly ever22456.1
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
7) Last week, how often did you visit in person with a member of your family who does not live in your household? (SEEFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all8020.1
2) Once10526.3
3) A few times14937.3
4) Every day4912.3
5) Does not apply, no family close enough to visit164.0
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
8) Do you think you see enough of your friends, relatives and/or neighbors? (SEENFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24862.3
2) No15037.7
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
9) How would you describe your general satisfaction with life at the present time? (SATLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor112.8
2) Fair6215.5
3) Good21654.1
4) Excellent11027.6
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
10) How many days have you been sick to the point of being unable to carry on your regular activities during the last year? (SICK)
TOTAL%
0) 19950.0
1) 287.0
2) 399.8
3) 276.8
4) 123.0
5) 164.0
6) 30.8
7) 102.5
8) 20.5
9) 10.3
10) 71.8
11) 10.3
12) 10.3
14) 71.8
15) 20.5
17) 10.3
20) 20.5
22) 10.3
28) 10.3
30) 92.3
35) 10.3
42) 20.5
45) 10.3
48) 10.3
56) 10.3
90) 90 or more days164.0
91) Don't know71.8
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
11) How good a job do you feel you are doing in taking care of your health? (HLTHCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor184.5
2) Fair9022.5
3) Good21353.3
4) Excellent7919.8
TOTAL400100.0
12) How would you rate your current level of physical activity? (PHYSACT)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely or not active4210.5
2) Moderately or somewhat active17844.5
3) Active11528.8
4) Very active6516.3
TOTAL400100.0
13) Would you say that your health today is: (HELTHNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Poor102.5
2) Fair8020.0
3) Good20852.0
4) Excellent10225.5
TOTAL400100.0
14) Now, how well do you think your income and assets meet your financial needs? (SATMON)
TOTAL%
1) Barely307.5
2) Not very well358.8
3) Adequately17142.8
4) Well10426.0
5) Very well6015.0
TOTAL400100.0
15) How much more money do you need each month to live comfortably? (MORMON)
TOTAL%
0) None17545.3
1) $2010.3
2) $5051.3
3) $6010.3
4) $7510.3
5) $100184.7
6) $13510.3
7) $15061.6
8) $18010.3
9) $200277.0
10) $25061.6
11) $300215.4
12) $35030.8
13) $40061.6
14) $500318.0
15) $60030.8
16) $65010.3
17) $70020.5
18) $75030.8
19) $85010.3
20) $900 or more4210.9
21) Don't know318.0
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
16) To what degree are you satisfied with the home you are currently living in? (SATHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied143.5
2) Not too satisfied256.3
3) Somewhat satisfied15338.3
4) Very satisfied20852.0
TOTAL400100.0
17) To what degree are you satisfied with the neighborhood you currently live in? (SATNHOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied133.3
2) Not too satisfied184.5
3) Somewhat satisfied13333.3
4) Very satisfied23558.9
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
18) Now I'd like to ask a few questions that focus on older adults in Muncie and Delaware County. Older adults are those who are 60 years of age or older. As you know, some older people share a home with their adult children. Do you think this is generally a good idea or a bad idea? (SHARHOM)
TOTAL%
1) Bad idea14235.9
2) It depends9925.0
3) A good idea14436.4
4) Don't know112.8
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
19) Generally speaking, do you feel that older adults get too much, too little, or just about the right amount of respect from younger people these days? (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Too little31679.2
2) About right7017.5
4) Don't know133.3
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
20) Some older people report that they are often taken advantage of because of their age. In your opinion, how serious is this problem in Muncie and Delaware County? (ADVANT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all serious123.0
2) Not too serious6716.8
3) Somewhat serious17543.9
4) Very serious8621.6
5) Don't know5914.8
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
21) We hear more and more about the mistreatment of the elderly by other people. I'm talking about such things as physical abuse, ridicule, threat, neglect, harassment, being bullied and threatened, or having their money and possessions stolen or denied to them. If you suspected a case of elder mistreatment, whom would you report it to? (SUSMISTR)
TOTAL%
1) The police27068.0
2) A social agency/welfare department379.3
3) Adult protective services92.3
4) Area agency on aging51.3
5) Minister/clergy10.3
6) Physician20.5
7) Other member of abused's family71.8
8) Better Business Bureau10.3
9) United Way10.3
10) Other112.8
11) Don't know5313.4
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
22) In your view, how serious is the problem of mistreatment of the elderly in Muncie and Delaware County? (SERMISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all serious194.8
2) Not too serious8120.5
3) Not sure10526.5
4) Somewhat serious14937.6
5) Very serious4210.6
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
23) There is a great deal of concern over the use of illegal drugs in our society. Which would you say is a more serious problem in Muncie and Delaware County, use of illegal drugs or mistreatment of the elderly? (CONCERN)
TOTAL%
1) Not sure256.3
2) Mistreatment of the elderly123.0
3) Both379.3
4) Illegal drugs32481.4
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
24) Have you ever encountered or suspected what you considered to be a situation of mistreatment of an older person? (MISTREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5614.2
2) No33885.6
4) Not sure10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
25) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO EITHER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY OR ARE NOT SURE IF THEY HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY: Please describe briefly the nature of the mistreatment. (TYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Physical abuse/battering814.5
2) Verbal abuse1221.8
3) Neglect/improper care1629.1
4) Threat/intimidation23.6
7) Theft or coerced into turning over money to abuser1018.2
8) Verbal abuse and neglect11.8
9) Overcharge/exploitation35.5
10) Other11.8
11) Don't know23.6
Missing345 
TOTAL55100.0
26) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO EITHER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY OR ARE NOT SURE IF THEY HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY: Please describe briefly who was being mistreated. (WHOMIS)
TOTAL%
1) Older woman (non-relative)2139.6
2) Older man (non-relative)611.3
3) Older man and woman (non-relative)59.4
4) Older woman (relative)1324.5
5) Older man (relative)23.8
7) Elder relative11.9
8) Other35.7
9) Don't know23.8
Missing347 
TOTAL53100.0
27) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO EITHER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY OR ARE NOT SURE IF THEY HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY: Please describe briefly who was mistreating them. (WHODO)
TOTAL%
1) Son35.7
2) Daughter59.4
3) Both son and daughter23.8
4) Son-in-law11.9
5) Daughter-in-law11.9
6) Husband23.8
8) Various relatives47.5
9) Friend/neighbor1018.9
10) Hospital/nursing home staff611.3
11) Family member23.8
12) Landlord23.8
13) Brother-in-law11.9
14) Business/exploitation35.7
15) Other713.2
16) Don't know47.5
Missing347 
TOTAL53100.0
28) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO EITHER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY OR ARE NOT SURE IF THEY HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY: Did you report the situation to the authorities? (REPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2141.2
2) No3058.8
Missing349 
TOTAL51100.0
29) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO EITHER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY OR ARE NOT SURE IF THEY HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY AND DID NOT REPORT IT TO THE AUTHORITIES: Why didn't you report it to the authorities? (WHYNOT)
TOTAL%
1) Didn't want to get involved310.3
2) Didn't know who to report it to13.4
3) Fear of reprisal on victim13.4
4) Fear of reprisal on self13.4
5) Wasn't sure if it was mistreatment13.4
6) Not sure if it was serious enough931.0
7) Thought someone else would report310.3
8) Husband reported it13.4
9) Other931.0
Missing371 
TOTAL29100.0
30) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO EITHER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY OR ARE NOT SURE IF THEY HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY AND REPORTED IT TO THE AUTHORITIES: Whom did you report it to? (REPWHO)
TOTAL%
1) Police838.1
2) Social agency314.3
3) Adult protective services14.8
4) Area agency on aging29.5
6) Physician14.8
7) Other member of abused's family314.3
8) Other314.3
Missing379 
TOTAL21100.0
31) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENT WHO EITHER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY OR ARE NOT SURE IF THEY HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED OR SUSPECTED A SITUATION OF MISTREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY AND REPORTED IT TO THE AUTHORITIES: Did reporting the problem solve the situation to the best of your knowledge? (PROBSOLV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1456.0
2) No1144.0
Missing375 
TOTAL25100.0
32) The next set of questions ask about caregiving responsibilities. Caregiving is any activity or assistance you provide in taking care of an adult who is age 18 or older, and who is incapable of doing it for themselves. It can involve shopping, tending the homebound or bedbound, providing transportation, and so on. Generally speaking, do you feel that those who provide care for someone who can't look after themselves experience: (STRESCAR)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no stress266.5
2) Not very much stress205.0
3) Don't know215.3
4) Some stress17844.8
5) A great deal of stress15238.3
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
33) Do or did you have caregiving responsibilities for anyone age 18 or older? If response is yes, how many such persons do (did) you look after? (GIVECARE)
TOTAL%
1) One7360.3
2) Two1411.6
3) Three or more97.4
4) Did, one129.9
5) Did, two32.5
6) Did, three or more43.3
7) Professional43.3
8) Volunteer21.7
Missing279 
TOTAL121100.0
34) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Where does (did) the person for whom you provide(d) care live? (CARELIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In your home4538.1
2) In their own home (less than 15-20 minutes driving time)4639.0
3) In their own home (more than 15-20 minutes driving time)97.6
4) In a nursing home locally1311.0
6) Somewhere else54.2
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
35) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: How often do (did) you have to provide care or assistance for the person you looked after? (OFTCARE)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a month65.0
2) Several times a month108.4
3) Several times a week3327.7
4) At least once a day1815.1
5) Several times a day5243.7
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
36) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Is (Was) the person you care(d) for male or female? (SEXCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Male3933.1
2) Female7866.1
3) Both10.8
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
37) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What is (was) (his/her) age? (CAREAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12068.14221
38) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Is (was) (he/she) related to you? If yes, what is (was) that relationship? (RELATED)
TOTAL%
1) Father75.9
2) Mother2420.2
3) Father-in-law43.4
4) Mother-in-law108.4
5) Child119.2
6) Other relative1411.8
7) Non-relative2218.5
8) Spouse1210.1
9) Grandparents1512.6
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
39) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: How many months have you been caring (did you care) for this person? (MOCARE)
TOTAL%
1) 43.4
2) 54.3
3) 43.4
4) 32.6
5) 21.7
6) 32.6
7) 21.7
8) 10.9
10) 32.6
11) 21.7
12) 119.4
15) 10.9
18) 65.1
22) 10.9
24) 119.4
26) 10.9
30) 43.4
36) 108.5
42) 10.9
44) 10.9
48) 119.4
60) 76.0
72) 21.7
90) 10.9
97) 97 or more1512.8
98) Don't know54.3
Missing283 
TOTAL117100.0
40) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Which community services, if any, have you used (did you use) most often in helping you care for the person you look(ed) after? For example, day care, homemaker services, visiting nurse, and so on. -- First service (COMSERV1)
TOTAL%
1) Homemaking411.1
2) Repair/home maintenance12.8
4) Nursing services1644.4
6) Home-delivered meals411.1
7) Counseling (mental health)12.8
8) Adult day care38.3
9) Transportation12.8
11) Red Cross12.8
12) Other513.9
Missing364 
TOTAL36100.0
41) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Which community services, if any, have you used (did you use) most often in helping you care for the person you look(ed) after? For example, day care, homemaker services, visiting nurse, and so on. -- Second service (COMSERV2)
TOTAL%
4) Nursing services327.3
5) Therapy (Physical/vocational)19.1
6) Home-delivered meals19.1
8) Adult day care19.1
9) Transportation218.2
12) Other327.3
Missing389 
TOTAL11100.0
42) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Which community services, if any, have you used (did you use) most often in helping you care for the person you look(ed) after? For example, day care, homemaker services, visiting nurse, and so on. -- Third service (COMSERV3)
TOTAL%
12) Other1100.0
Missing399 
TOTAL1100.0
43) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Please tell me if any of the following have been helpful (were helpful) in providing information about community resources available for the person you look(ed) after. -- Your family physician (FAMPHYS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6657.4
2) No4942.6
Missing285 
TOTAL115100.0
44) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Please tell me if any of the following have been helpful (were helpful) in providing information about community resources available for the person you look(ed) after. -- A visiting nurse or health professional (VISNURSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3025.4
2) No8874.6
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
45) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Please tell me if any of the following have been helpful (were helpful) in providing information about community resources available for the person you look(ed) after. -- Your clergy (CLERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3832.5
2) No7967.5
Missing283 
TOTAL117100.0
46) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Please tell me if any of the following have been helpful (were helpful) in providing information about community resources available for the person you look(ed) after. -- A counselor or social worker (SOCWKR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2319.8
2) No9380.2
Missing284 
TOTAL116100.0
47) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Please tell me if any of the following have been helpful (were helpful) in providing information about community resources available for the person you look(ed) after. -- A counseling program (COUNSEL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1412.2
2) No10187.8
Missing285 
TOTAL115100.0
48) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Please tell me if any of the following have been helpful (were helpful) in providing information about community resources available for the person you look(ed) after. -- Area IV Agency on Aging (AREA6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1513.0
2) No10087.0
Missing285 
TOTAL115100.0
49) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Please tell me if any of the following have been helpful (were helpful) in providing information about community resources available for the person you look(ed) after. -- Another social service agency (SOCSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1311.4
2) No10188.6
Missing286 
TOTAL114100.0
50) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Please tell me if any of the following have been helpful (were helpful) in providing information about community resources available for the person you look(ed) after. -- Any other person or agency we didn't mention (OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2219.8
2) No8980.2
Missing289 
TOTAL111100.0
51) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What are the main reasons the person you look(ed) after requires your care? -- Reason 1 (REAS1)
TOTAL%
1) Recovering from a major illness/injury3933.3
2) Progressive health deterioration2622.2
3) In a nursing home32.6
6) Drug/alcohol abuse10.9
7) Senile/dementia (e.g. Alzheimer's)54.3
8) Just can't care for self2521.4
9) Loss of mobility/crippled97.7
10) Requires total care32.6
11) No family10.9
12) Old age54.3
Missing283 
TOTAL117100.0
52) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What are the main reasons the person you look(ed) after requires your care? -- Reason 2 (REAS2)
TOTAL%
1) Recovering from a major illness/injury87.2
2) Progressive health deterioration87.2
5) Death of spouse10.9
7) Senile/dementia (e.g. Alzheimer's)21.8
8) Just can't care for self1311.7
9) Loss of mobility/crippled119.9
13) No further reason6861.3
Missing289 
TOTAL111100.0
53) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What are the main reasons the person you look(ed) after requires your care? -- Reason 3 (REAS3)
TOTAL%
2) Progressive health deterioration54.5
3) In a nursing home21.8
7) Senile/dementia (e.g. Alzheimer's)10.9
8) Just can't care for self21.8
9) Loss of mobility/crippled32.7
10) Requires total care10.9
13) No further reason9687.3
Missing290 
TOTAL110100.0
54) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What are the main reasons the person you look(ed) after requires your care? -- Reason 4 (REAS4)
TOTAL%
2) Progressive health deterioration10.9
13) No further reason10899.1
Missing291 
TOTAL109100.0
55) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Provide them with direct financial support? (FINSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3731.1
2) No8268.9
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
56) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Manage their finances? (MANFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6655.9
2) No5244.1
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
57) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Take care of household chores, such as shopping, cooking, laundry, etc? (HOUSHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9680.7
2) No2319.3
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
58) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Assist them with personal care such as dressing, bathing, feeding, going to the bathroom, etc? (ASSIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6353.4
2) No5546.6
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
59) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Help them move around the home? (MOVEHM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6857.6
2) No5042.4
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
60) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Provide them with transportation? (TRANSP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10286.4
2) No1613.6
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
61) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Give them their medicine? (GIVEMED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6454.2
2) No5445.8
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
62) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Provide companionship through visits or phone calls? (COMPAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11496.6
2) No43.4
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
63) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Make or receive phone calls for them? (MAKECALL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7664.4
2) No4235.6
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
64) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Arrange for outside help from other sources? (OUTSHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5546.2
2) No6453.8
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
65) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: What kinds of help do (did) you provide for the person you care(d) for? Do (did) you -- Provide any other services? (OTHSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98.3
2) No10091.7
Missing291 
TOTAL109100.0
66) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: If you needed additional assistance to continue providing care for this person, how much additional assistance would you need (have needed)? (NEEDAST)
TOTAL%
1) No assistance4235.6
2) A little assistance2722.9
3) Don't know65.1
4) Some assistance2823.7
5) Much assistance1512.7
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
67) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER AND NEED(ED) ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE: The next set of questions ask about caregiving responsibilities. Will you be (Would you have been) able to continue caring for the person you look(ed) after if you do (did) not receive additional assistance? (CONTCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4057.1
2) No2941.4
3) Not sure11.4
Missing330 
TOTAL70100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Is there anyone else who helps(ed) you care for the person you look(ed) after, and if so, who are (were) they? (ELSEHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Spouse2119.8
2) Son43.8
3) Daughter98.5
5) Daughter-in-law10.9
6) Brother of patient21.9
7) Sister of patient76.6
8) Brother of caregiver43.8
9) Sister of caregiver43.8
10) Friend/neighbor of caregiver21.9
11) Friend/neighbor of patient10.9
12) No one109.4
13) Outside professional32.8
14) Father32.8
15) Mother109.4
16) Other family1917.9
17) Parents10.9
18) Other54.7
Missing294 
TOTAL106100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: How often do (did) your caregiving responsibilities interfere with your activities such as going out to dinner, shopping, or a show? (ACTIVITY)
TOTAL%
1) Never or not often at all4033.6
2) Not very often4840.3
4) Fairly often1310.9
5) Very often1815.1
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
70) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: How often do (did) your caregiving responsibilities interfere with other family obligations? (FAMOB)
TOTAL%
1) Never or not often at all5445.4
2) Not very often4033.6
3) Don't know21.7
4) Fairly often1512.6
5) Very often86.7
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: How often do (did) you experience anger or frustration because of your caregiving responsibilities? (FRUSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Never or not often at all4840.3
2) Not very often4941.2
4) Fairly often1613.4
5) Very often65.0
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: How much financial strain is (was) caused by your caregiving responsibilities? (FINANSTR)
TOTAL%
1) None at all6453.8
2) Not very much3126.1
4) Some1512.6
5) A great deal97.6
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: How much stress is (was) placed on your family life by your caregiving responsibilities? (FAMSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) None at all4235.3
2) Not very much3226.9
4) Some3126.1
5) A great deal1411.8
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE (HAD) CAREGIVING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANYONE AGE 18 OR OLDER: Would you assume these caregiving responsibilities if you had it to do all over again? (CAREAGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Would11597.5
2) Would not21.7
3) Not sure10.8
Missing282 
TOTAL118100.0
75) First, what would you say are the three most pressing social problems facing Muncie and Delaware County at this time? -- First problem (PROB1)
TOTAL%
1) Drugs17644.9
2) Alcohol related problems123.1
3) Crime225.6
4) Delinquency41.0
5) School drop outs10.3
6) Poor/inadequate education51.3
7) Downtown Muncie30.8
8) Transportation20.5
11) Child abuse/neglect30.8
12) Elder abuse/neglect30.8
14) Teen pregnancy/illegitimacy41.0
15) Racial discrimination41.0
16) Inadequate housing51.3
17) Lack of social service (youth)82.0
18) Lack of social service (elderly)20.5
19) Youth social development30.8
20) Welfare abuse/fraud20.5
21) Employment184.6
23) Taxes102.6
24) Homeless71.8
26) Pornography10.3
27) Poverty51.3
29) Politics71.8
30) Police10.3
32) Ball State University/Muncie problems10.3
33) Lack or religion or morals30.8
34) Family problems/breakdown20.5
35) Environment/pollution61.5
36) Elderly financial/economic problems10.3
39) Health care10.3
45) General facilities/services41.0
46) Other82.0
47) Don't know5814.8
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
76) First, what would you say are the three most pressing social problems facing Muncie and Delaware County at this time? -- Second problem (PROB2)
TOTAL%
1) Drugs5816.6
2) Alcohol related problems4212.0
3) Crime205.7
4) Delinquency20.6
5) School drop outs61.7
6) Poor/inadequate education154.3
7) Downtown Muncie20.6
8) Transportation30.9
9) Divorce10.3
10) Spousal abuse10.3
11) Child abuse/neglect102.9
12) Elder abuse/neglect154.3
13) Lack of sex education10.3
14) Teen pregnancy/illegitimacy30.9
15) Racial discrimination41.1
16) Inadequate housing72.0
17) Lack of social service (youth)82.3
18) Lack of social service (elderly)51.4
19) Youth social development20.6
20) Welfare abuse/fraud10.3
21) Employment277.7
22) Rape10.3
23) Taxes102.9
24) Homeless113.2
26) Pornography51.4
27) Poverty72.0
28) Greed10.3
29) Politics41.1
31) General abuse/violence10.3
33) Lack or religion or morals41.1
34) Family problems/breakdown10.3
35) Environment/pollution10.3
36) Elderly financial/economic problems10.3
39) Health care30.9
40) Zoning laws10.3
41) Adolescence20.6
42) Child support10.3
46) Other72.0
47) Don't know5515.8
Missing51 
TOTAL349100.0
77) First, what would you say are the three most pressing social problems facing Muncie and Delaware County at this time? -- Third problem (PROB3)
TOTAL%
1) Drugs103.5
2) Alcohol related problems113.9
3) Crime176.0
4) Delinquency31.1
5) School drop outs10.4
6) Poor/inadequate education124.2
7) Downtown Muncie31.1
8) Transportation72.5
9) Divorce41.4
10) Spousal abuse10.4
11) Child abuse/neglect186.4
12) Elder abuse/neglect72.5
13) Lack of sex education20.7
14) Teen pregnancy/illegitimacy72.5
15) Racial discrimination51.8
16) Inadequate housing72.5
17) Lack of social service (youth)41.4
18) Lack of social service (elderly)62.1
19) Youth social development31.1
20) Welfare abuse/fraud41.4
21) Employment217.4
22) Rape10.4
23) Taxes72.5
24) Homeless51.8
25) Vandalism20.7
26) Pornography10.4
27) Poverty82.8
29) Politics31.1
30) Police20.7
31) General abuse/violence10.4
32) Ball State University/Muncie problems20.7
33) Lack or religion or morals10.4
34) Family problems/breakdown31.1
35) Environment/pollution20.7
36) Elderly financial/economic problems20.7
44) Educators get no respect10.4
45) General facilities/services10.4
46) Other186.4
47) Don't know7024.7
Missing117 
TOTAL283100.0
78) All human life is worth preserving. This can be done by eliminating both the practice of doctors painlessly ending the lives of terminally ill patients and the state's policy of executing people convicted of capital crimes. Do you: (LIFPRESV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with this statement276.8
2) Agree9524.0
3) Disagree14336.1
4) Strongly disagree266.6
5) Are you neutral about this statement9223.2
6) Don't know133.3
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
79) Decisions about divorce and abortion are private matters, and we should not pass laws that regulate these matters. Do you: (PRIVMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with this statement9924.8
2) Agree11228.1
3) Disagree8721.8
4) Strongly disagree276.8
5) Are you neutral about this statement6616.5
6) Don't know82.0
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
80) Have recent United States Supreme Court decisions on abortion: (CRTABORT)
TOTAL%
1) Increased your commitment to do something for the pro-life movement4311.1
2) Increased your commitment to do something for the pro-choice movement4611.8
3) Have you not found yourself doing anything more to support your position on abortion as a result of these decisions27971.7
4) Not aware of these decisions112.8
5) Don't know102.6
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
81) In your opinion, when does a new human being exist? (NEWLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) The moment a women becomes pregnant20050.5
2) When a fetus can survive7318.4
3) Do you have some other belief246.1
4) Are you not sure when a human being comes into existence8321.0
5) Don't know164.0
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
82) Many people consider teen-age pregnancy a problem. Which of the following do you consider the best way to handle this problem? (TEENPREG)
TOTAL%
1) Better sex education in school21353.9
2) Teach teens that they should abstain from sex before marriage9223.3
3) Both6917.5
4) Don't know215.3
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
83) Which of the following best describes your opinion about abortion? (ABORTOPN)
TOTAL%
1) Abortion should never be permitted379.5
2) Abortion should be permitted only if the life and health of the woman is in danger16642.5
3) Abortion should be permitted if, due to her particular situation, the woman would have difficulty in caring for the child7017.9
4) Abortion should never be forbidden9724.8
5) Don't know215.4
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
84) Which statement best expresses your concern about abortion? (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) I have thought very little about the abortion issue9925.6
2) I feel abortion is one of several issues I am concerned about15339.6
3) I am so concerned about abortion that, for instance, whether or not I vote for a political candidate would greatly depend on his or her position on abortion11329.3
4) Don't know215.4
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
85) What effect have church leaders had on the position you take on abortion? (CHRCHAB)
TOTAL%
1) A great influence5313.4
2) Some influence11428.7
3) No influence at all22155.7
4) Don't know92.3
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
86) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the achiever outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family. Do you: (MANACHV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with this statement4411.0
2) Agree7218.0
3) Disagree13333.3
4) Strongly disagree5614.0
5) Are you neutral about this statement8621.6
6) Don't know82.0
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
87) Only if women organize to change laws can anything really be done about sex discrimination. Do you: (WOMENORG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with this statement4010.1
2) Agree12030.2
3) Disagree8822.2
4) Strongly disagree215.3
5) Are you neutral about this statement11328.5
6) Don't know153.8
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
88) It is morally wrong to conduct medical experiments in which animals are killed. Do you: (PROTANMS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with this statement4210.6
2) Agree7819.6
3) Disagree14736.9
4) Strongly disagree369.0
5) Are you neutral about this statement8922.4
6) Don't know61.5
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
89) Are you currently married, widowed, separated, divorced, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married22456.3
2) Widowed358.8
3) Separated61.5
4) Divorced4912.3
5) Never been married8421.1
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
90) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT MARRIED: Presently, are you romantically involved with a person of the opposite sex? (ROMANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6338.0
2) No9959.6
3) Not now, but was in the past42.4
Missing234 
TOTAL166100.0
91) These days, do you think most young people would rather be married or single? (SNGLMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Married17143.6
2) Single15238.8
3) Not sure6917.6
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
92) Do you think that couples today are happier with children or without children? (WITHKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) With children23660.2
2) Without children7519.1
3) Not sure8120.7
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
93) What time of day do you feel most lonely? (TIMLONLY)
TOTAL%
1) Morning338.3
2) Mid-day4210.6
3) Late afternoon4310.8
4) Evening9824.6
5) Bedtime4110.3
6) Never12832.2
7) All10.3
8) Don't know123.0
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
94) Do you drink alcoholic beverages? (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19448.5
2) No20651.5
TOTAL400100.0
95) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DRINK ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: On average, how many beers do you drink each week (12 oz. bottle or can)? (BEER)
TOTAL%
0) 30576.3
1) 112.8
2) 92.3
3) 123.0
4) 102.5
5) 61.5
6) 102.5
7) 41.0
8) 10.3
10) 51.3
11) 10.3
12) 61.5
13) 10.3
14) 10.3
15) 30.8
20) 20.5
24) 82.0
25) 10.3
35) 10.3
48) 10.3
60) 10.3
72) 10.3
TOTAL400100.0
96) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DRINK ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: On average, how many drinks of hard liquor do you have each week (1.5 oz., shot glass)? (BOOZE)
TOTAL%
0) 34085.0
1) 153.8
2) 225.5
3) 51.3
4) 41.0
5) 41.0
6) 30.8
7) 30.8
10) 10.3
12) 10.3
23) 10.3
51) 10.3
TOTAL400100.0
97) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DRINK ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: On average, how many glasses of wine do you drink each week (wine glass, 4-5 oz.)? (WINE)
TOTAL%
0) 36390.8
1) 225.5
2) 51.3
3) 41.0
4) 20.5
5) 20.5
6) 10.3
15) 10.3
TOTAL400100.0
98) How concerned are you about the use of illegal drugs in America? (ILLEGDRG)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely concerned about it20952.5
2) Definitely concerned12431.2
3) Somewhat concerned5112.8
4) Not too concerned82.0
5) Not concerned about it at all61.5
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
99) Drugs have been in the news a lot lately. Which type of drug do you feel is the biggest threat to your family and friends? (DRUGFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Heroin taken by hypodermic needle184.7
2) Alcohol15941.8
3) The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE)9725.5
4) Amphetamines or pep pills102.6
5) Some other drug246.3
6) Marijuana41.1
7) All of the above82.1
8) Don't know6015.8
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
100) Which drug is the biggest threat to the nation as a whole? (DRUGNATN)
TOTAL%
1) Heroin taken by hypodermic needle369.1
2) Alcohol8922.5
3) The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE)21654.5
4) Amphetamines or pep pills61.5
5) Some other drug184.5
7) All of the above61.5
8) Don't know256.3
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
101) Which do you see as the most important part of the crack-cocaine problem? (DRUGPROB)
TOTAL%
1) The drug itself hurts both mind and body17644.9
2) Drug profits corrupt those who sell it205.1
4) Drug profits eventually corrupt government officials276.9
5) Violence resulting from drug wars8321.2
6) Something else379.4
7) All of the above92.3
8) Don't know4010.2
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
102) Semi-automatic and automatic assault rifles have been in the news lately. Do you support federal legislation completely outlawing the ownership of semi-automatic rifles? (GUNS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22756.9
2) No15238.1
3) Don't know205.0
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
103) Do you think that there is too much violence or sex on major network television (CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, TURNER)? (VIOLSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29874.9
2) No8421.1
3) Not enough10.3
4) Don't know153.8
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
104) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO THINK THERE IS TOO MUCH VIOLENCE OR SEX ON THE MAJOR TELEVISION NETWORKS: Which do you object to the most: (TVPROB)
TOTAL%
1) Violence13545.0
2) Sex4916.3
3) Both11137.0
4) Don't know51.7
Missing100 
TOTAL300100.0
105) Were you born in Delaware County, some other county in Indiana or outside Indiana? (DELAWARE)
TOTAL%
1) Delaware County15438.5
2) Other Indiana County12832.0
3) Outside Indiana11829.5
TOTAL400100.0
106) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE BORN IN DELAWARE COUNTY: Were you born in Muncie? (MUNCIE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14090.9
2) No149.1
Missing246 
TOTAL154100.0
107) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENT WHO WERE BORN OUTSIDE INDIANA: Where were you born? (STATE)
TOTAL%
2) Alaska10.8
3) Arizona10.8
4) Arkansas10.8
5) California21.7
6) Colorado21.7
9) Florida43.4
13) Illinois1411.8
17) Kentucky1916.0
20) Maryland10.8
21) Massachusetts10.8
22) Michigan75.9
24) Mississippi65.0
25) Missouri54.2
31) New Mexico10.8
32) New York43.4
35) Ohio1714.3
36) Oklahoma21.7
38) Pennsylvania54.2
41) South Dakota10.8
42) Tennessee86.7
43) Texas32.5
46) Virginia21.7
47) Washington10.8
48) West Virginia10.8
49) Wisconsin21.7
51) Other country86.7
Missing281 
TOTAL119100.0
108) Last week were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or are you retired? (WORKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time18446.1
2) Working part time399.8
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation or strike41.0
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work61.5
5) Retired7117.8
6) In school4210.5
7) Keeping house5112.8
8) Other20.5
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
109) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE EMPLOYED: What kind of work do you do? (GENOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Laborers, except farm and mine188.0
2) Operatives, service, kindred workers4218.7
3) Craftsmen, foremen, kindred workers3013.3
4) Clerical, sales, kindred workers4319.1
5) Managers, officials, proprietors, except farm3314.7
6) Professional, technical, kindred workers5926.2
Missing175 
TOTAL225100.0
110) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE RETIRED: What kind of work did you do? (REGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Laborers, except farm and mine23.3
2) Operatives, service, kindred workers1931.1
3) Craftsmen, foremen, kindred workers69.8
4) Clerical, sales, kindred workers1727.9
5) Managers, officials, proprietors, except farm46.6
6) Professional, technical, kindred workers1321.3
Missing339 
TOTAL61100.0
111) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE RETIRED: How would you describe your satisfaction with retirement in general? (SATRETIR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied45.6
3) Somewhat satisfied2738.0
4) Very satisfied4056.3
Missing329 
TOTAL71100.0
112) What is the last grade you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling10.3
2) Elementary--210.3
6) Elementary--630.8
7) Elementary--720.5
8) Elementary--892.3
9) High school--982.0
10) High school--10205.0
11) High school--11112.8
12) High school graduate17443.6
13) College--freshman276.8
14) College--sophomore358.8
15) College--junior266.5
16) College graduate389.5
17) College--graduate or professional389.5
18) Trade school61.5
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
113) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED: What is the last grade your (husband/wife) completed in school? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Elementary--210.4
3) Elementary--310.4
7) Elementary--710.4
8) Elementary--831.3
9) High School--973.1
10) High School--10114.9
11) High School--1183.6
12) High School--1211250.0
13) College--freshman94.0
14) College--sophomore114.9
15) College--junior62.7
16) College--senior2812.5
17) College-graduate or professional208.9
18) Trade school62.7
Missing176 
TOTAL224100.0
114) How would you describe your overall political views? Would you say you are: (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal194.8
2) Somewhat liberal7519.1
3) Middle of the road14136.0
4) Somewhat conservative11930.4
5) Very conservative266.6
6) Don't know123.1
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
115) Have you usually thought of yourself: (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) As a Republican11128.2
2) As an Independent4511.5
3) As a Democrat9423.9
4) As a member of some other party20.5
5) Sometimes a Republican, sometimes a Democrat13133.3
6) Don't know102.5
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
116) How often do you attend church? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never7619.0
2) About once a year4210.5
3) A few times a year8220.6
4) About once a month338.3
5) More than once a month358.8
6) Once a week7919.8
7) More than once a week5213.0
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
117) Do you believe every word of the Bible is true? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20952.4
2) No11328.3
3) Are you not sure7017.5
4) Don't know71.8
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
118) Public officials have an obligation to be directed by moral teachings of their church. Do you: (PUBOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with this statement256.4
2) Agree10025.6
3) Disagree10727.4
4) Strongly disagree174.3
5) Are you neutral about this statement12632.2
6) Don't know164.1
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
119) What is your religious preference? (RELPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic4611.7
2) Protestant19649.9
3) Christian9624.4
5) Other religion like Muslim, etc.133.3
6) None369.2
7) Don't know61.5
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
120) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN: What is your affiliation or denomination? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Methodist10737.8
2) Episcopal72.5
3) Presbyterian (not part of the Presbyterian Church, USA)20.7
4) Presbyterian (part of the Presbyterian Church, USA)51.8
5) Presbyterian (Not sure if part of the Presbyterian Church, USA)62.1
6) Lutheran (Not part of the Missouri Synod)31.1
7) Lutheran (Part of the Missouri Synod)31.1
8) Lutheran (Not sure if part of the Missouri Synod)31.1
9) Baptist (Not part of the American Baptist Churches)165.7
10) Baptist (Part of the American Baptist Churches)2910.2
11) Baptist (Nor sure if part of the American Baptist Churches)103.5
12) Christian (Not Disciples of Christ)72.5
13) Christian (Disciples of Christ)93.2
14) Christian (Not sure if Disciples of Christ)103.5
15) United Church of Christ103.5
17) Friends Church31.1
18) Unitarian - Universalist10.4
19) Other4315.2
20) Non-denominational93.2
Missing117 
TOTAL283100.0
121) To which racial group do you belong? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White37594.5
2) Black153.8
3) Other61.5
4) Don't know10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
122) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WHITE: What do you think you would do if a black family was about to move into your neighborhood? Would you: (BLACKMOV)
TOTAL%
1) Personally welcome them20254.4
2) Be friendly to them, but not personally welcome them12934.8
3) Ignore them, but not prevent them from moving in308.1
4) Try to prevent them from moving in20.5
5) Don't know82.2
Missing29 
TOTAL371100.0
123) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WHITE: Do most of your friends have favorable views of blacks? (FRNDVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22359.3
2) Not sure5514.6
3) No9826.1
Missing24 
TOTAL376100.0
124) Last year, was your total household income, from all sources, before taxes: (HHINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $5,000 or less369.7
2) $5,001 - $10,0003810.3
3) $10,001 - $15,0004411.9
4) $15,001 - $20,000359.5
5) $20,001 - $25,000318.4
6) $25,001 - $30,000297.8
7) $30,001 - $50,0008723.5
8) $50,001 - $75,0004712.7
9) $75,001 - $100,000174.6
10) More than $100,00061.6
Missing30 
TOTAL370100.0
125) What is your age, please? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39743.82117
126) And finally, what age would you most like to be? (BESTAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38335.87718
127) Sex of respondent: (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male18345.8
2) Female21754.3
TOTAL400100.0
128) Length of interview, (in minutes): (LENGTH)
TOTAL%
8) 10.3
10) 30.8
12) 92.3
13) 30.8
14) 51.3
15) 5814.5
16) 82.0
17) 174.3
18) 164.0
19) 102.5
20) 10927.3
21) 123.0
22) 194.8
23) 51.3
24) 51.3
25) 6015.0
26) 61.5
27) 102.5
28) 30.8
29) 10.3
30) 164.0
32) 20.5
35) 92.3
36) 10.3
39) 10.3
40) 10.3
41) 10.3
45) 30.8
46) 10.3
50) 10.3
55) 10.3
58) 10.3
60) 10.3
83) 10.3
TOTAL400100.0
129) I-SEX: Sex of respondent: (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male18345.8
2) Female21754.3
TOTAL400100.0
130) I-MARITAL: Are you currently married, widowed, separated, divorced, or have you never been married? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Married22456.3
1) Widowed358.8
2) Div./Sep.5513.8
3) Never marr8421.1
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
131) I-EDUCATN: What is the last grade you completed in school? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
0) Lt HS5513.8
1) HS grad17443.6
2) SmeCol/Trd9423.6
3) Coll grad389.5
4) Grad schl389.5
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
132) I-WHERBORN: Were you born in Delaware County, some other county in Indiana or outside Indiana? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-WHERBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Delaware County15438.5
2) Other Indiana County12832.0
3) Outside Indiana11829.5
TOTAL400100.0
133) I-RACE: To which racial group do you belong? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White37594.7
2) Black153.8
3) Other61.5
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
134) I-AGE: What is your age, please? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 18-2910125.4
1) 30-397318.4
2) 40-497318.4
3) 50-648521.4
4) 65 & older6516.4
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
135) I-INCOME: Last year, was your total household income, from all sources, before taxes: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) 10K & less7420.0
1) 10001-20K7921.4
2) 20001-30K6016.2
3) 30001-50K8723.5
4) Over 50K7018.9
Missing30 
TOTAL370100.0
136) I-PARTY: Have you usually thought of yourself: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-PARTY)
TOTAL%
0) Republican11129.0
1) Independnt4511.7
2) Democrat9424.5
3) Var/Oth13334.7
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
137) I-RELIGION: What is your religious preference? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) Catholic4611.7
1) Protestant19649.9
2) Christian9624.4
3) None369.2
4) Other/DK194.8
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0