Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey, 2015

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


All frequencies weighted by 217) PWEIGHT;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)
1) Survey ID (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11431571.74333.32
2) Q1. Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with living in Nebraska? (NELIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied53447.5
2) Somewhat satisfied36632.6
3) Neutral938.3
4) Somewhat dissatisfied696.1
5) Very dissatisfied625.5
Missing18 
TOTAL1124100.0
3) Q2. All in all, do you think things in Nebraska are generally headed in the right direction or the wrong direction? (NEDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Right direction64557.3
2) Wrong direction13512
3) Unsure34630.7
Missing18 
TOTAL1126100.0
4) Q3. All in all, do you think things in the country as a whole are generally headed in the right direction or wrong direction? (USDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Right direction18916.8
2) Wrong direction67760.3
3) Unsure25622.8
Missing27 
TOTAL1122100.0
5) Q4. How urgent are water quantity issues in Nebraska? (NDNR3_14)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely urgent12911.4
2) Urgent30326.8
3) Somewhat urgent31227.6
4) Not very urgent17415.4
5) Not at all urgent363.2
6) Don't know17615.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1130100.0
6) Q5. How familiar or unfamiliar are you with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources? (NDNR1)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar807.1
2) Somewhat familiar45740.4
3) Neither familiar nor unfamiliar22019.5
4) Somewhat unfamiliar17015
5) Very unfamiliar20418
Missing14 
TOTAL1131100.0
7) Q6. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: I have confidence in the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources to responsibly manage Nebraska's water. (NDNR2_15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree605.3
2) Agree47642.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree32528.8
4) Disagree797
5) Strongly disagree252.2
6) Don't know16414.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1129100.0
8) Q7. Have you experienced water shortages or water use restrictions in the last 4 years? (NDNR4_14)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, including major damage to my property or major harm201.8
2) Yes, but with no major damage to my property or major harm24021.2
3) No87077
Missing15 
TOTAL1130100.0
9) Q8. Have you experienced problems with flooding from a stream or river in the last 4 years? (NDNR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, including major damage to my property or major harm292.6
2) Yes, but with no major damage to my property or major harm17815.8
3) No92281.7
Missing16 
TOTAL1129100.0
10) Q9. How confident are you that your region is prepared to handle an extended drought? (NDNR10)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely confident121.1
2) Confident19517.3
3) Somewhat confident39034.6
4) Not very confident28625.4
5) Not at all confident635.6
6) Don't know18116.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1127100.0
11) Q10. How confident are you that your region is prepared to handle a flood? (NDNR11)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely confident403.5
2) Confident29926.5
3) Somewhat confident41937.1
4) Not very confident20918.5
5) Not at all confident484.2
6) Don't know11510.2
Missing14 
TOTAL1130100.0
12) Q11. How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the way regional planning balances water supplies and uses? (NDNR12)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied736.5
2) Somewhat satisfied25022.1
3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied33129.3
4) Somewhat dissatisfied1008.8
5) Very dissatisfied282.5
6) Don't know34830.8
Missing16 
TOTAL1130100.0
13) Q12. How familiar or unfamiliar are you with Nebraska's locally-driven, state-supported water planning process led by local Natural Resources Districts and the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources? (NDNR13)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar443.9
2) Somewhat familiar21318.9
3) Neither familiar nor unfamiliar29125.8
4) Somewhat unfamiliar18316.2
5) Very unfamiliar39735.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1128100.0
14) Q13. How interested are you in learning more about Nebraska's water planning process led by your local Natural Resources District and the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources? (NDNR14)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely interested554.9
2) Interested25923
3) Somewhat interested42337.5
4) Not very interested27624.5
5) Not at all interested11510.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1128100.0
15) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q14. Overall, how committed are youth in your community to making positive community contributions? (YOUTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Very committed13712.1
2) Somewhat committed43638.5
3) Slightly committed28124.8
4) Not at all committed11810.4
5) Don't know16014.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1132100.0
16) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q15. Overall, how committed are youth in your community to creating positive futures for themselves? (YOUTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Very committed19016.8
2) Somewhat committed48743.1
3) Slightly committed23120.4
4) Not at all committed706.2
5) Don't know15313.5
Missing11 
TOTAL1131100.0
17) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q16. How many youths in your community have positive role models in their lives? (YOUTH3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal35431.5
2) Some44539.6
3) Few11210
4) Very few595.2
5) Don't know15413.7
Missing15 
TOTAL1124100.0
18) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q17. Who are the role models youth have in your community? (Check all that apply) Parents (YOUTH4_A)
TOTAL%
1) Parents1027100
Missing136 
TOTAL1027100.0
19) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q17. Who are the role models youth have in your community? (Check all that apply) Family members other than parents (YOUTH4_B)
TOTAL%
1) Family members other than parents879100
Missing292 
TOTAL879100.0
20) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q17. Who are the role models youth have in your community? (Check all that apply) Teachers/Coaches (YOUTH4_C)
TOTAL%
1) Teachers/Coaches965100
Missing200 
TOTAL965100.0
21) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q17. Who are the role models youth have in your community? (Check all that apply) Club leaders (YOUTH4_D)
TOTAL%
1) Club leaders584100
Missing557 
TOTAL584100.0
22) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q17. Who are the role models youth have in your community? (Check all that apply) Police officers (YOUTH4_E)
TOTAL%
1) Police officers514100
Missing625 
TOTAL514100.0
23) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q18. How would you describe the opportunities for positive community involvement available to youth in your community? (YOUTH5)
TOTAL%
1) Very adequate opportunities21519
2) Somewhat adequate opportunities54548.2
3) Somewhat inadequate opportunities18116
4) Very inadequate opportunities585.1
5) Don't know13211.7
Missing14 
TOTAL1131100.0
24) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q19. How many youths in your community participate in positive community involvement? (YOUTH6)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal12411
2) Some52146.1
3) Few16014.1
4) Very few837.3
5) Don't know24321.5
Missing13 
TOTAL1131100.0
25) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q20. How familiar or unfamiliar are you with your local 4-H program? (YOUTH7)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar13812.2
2) Somewhat familiar34230.3
3) Somewhat unfamiliar23620.9
4) Very unfamiliar41336.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1129100.0
26) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q21. How involved is your local 4-H program in partnerships with other youth programs and educational services in your community? (YOUTH8)
TOTAL%
1) Very involved827.3
2) Somewhat involved24221.4
3) Not very involved11410.1
4) Not at all involved605.3
5) Don't know63155.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1129100.0
27) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q22. How valuable do you believe the 4-H program is for youths in your community? (YOUTH9)
TOTAL%
1) Very valuable45840.5
2) Somewhat valuable34130.2
3) Not very valuable534.7
4) Not at all valuable111
5) Don't know26723.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1130100.0
28) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q23. Are any of the following programs available in your community for youth? a. Athletic programs (YOUTH10_A) (YOUTH10A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102391.5
2) No111
3) Don't know847.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1118100.0
29) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q23. Are any of the following programs available in your community for youth? b. After-school clubs (YOUTH10_B) (YOUTH10B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76068.8
2) No968.7
3) Don't know24922.5
Missing46 
TOTAL1105100.0
30) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q23. Are any of the following programs available in your community for youth? c. Youth clubs/organizations (YOUTH10_C) (YOUTH10C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82775.1
2) No595.4
3) Don't know21519.5
Missing48 
TOTAL1101100.0
31) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q23. Are any of the following programs available in your community for youth? d. Other (YOUTH10_D) (YOUTH10D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14629.4
2) No193.8
3) Don't know33166.7
Missing650 
TOTAL496100.0
32) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q23. Are any of the following programs available in your community for youth? d. Other, specify: (YOUTH10_OT) (YOTH10OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
33) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q24. In your opinion, how important is it to have the following programs available for youth? a. Athletic programs (YOUTH11_A) (YOUTH11A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important10.9
2) Not very important232.1
3) Somewhat important24021.7
4) Very important83575.4
Missing47 
TOTAL1108100.0
34) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q24. In your opinion, how important is it to have the following programs available for youth? b. After-school clubs (YOUTH11_B) (YOUTH11B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important141.3
2) Not very important322.9
3) Somewhat important27224.6
4) Very important78871.2
Missing55 
TOTAL1106100.0
35) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q24. In your opinion, how important is it to have the following programs available for youth? c. Youth clubs/organizations (YOUTH11_C) (YOUTH11C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important10.9
2) Not very important201.8
3) Somewhat important24422.2
4) Very important82575.1
Missing62 
TOTAL1099100.0
36) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q24. In your opinion, how important is it to have the following programs available for youth? d. Other (YOUTH11_D) (YOUTH11D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important228.7
2) Not very important52
3) Somewhat important3915.4
4) Very important18773.9
Missing892 
TOTAL253100.0
37) [For the next set of questions, please think about the youth who live in your community.] Q24. In your opinion, how important is it to have the following programs available for youth? d. Other, Specify (YOUTH11_OT) (YOUTH11O)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
38) Q25. How curious are you about the world? (SCI1)
TOTAL%
1) Very curious61855.4
2) Somewhat curious41136.8
3) A little curious746.6
4) Not curious at all131.2
Missing38 
TOTAL1116100.0
39) Q26. How much do you think you are a science kind of person? (SCI2)
TOTAL%
1) I am totally a science kind of person25022.5
2) I am somewhat a science kind of person45741.1
3) I am a little bit a science kind of person28725.8
4) I am not a science kind of person at all11910.7
Missing42 
TOTAL1113100.0
40) Q27. How much do you like science? (SCI3)
TOTAL%
1) I like it a lot42538.2
2) I like it some42037.8
3) I like it a little22520.2
4) I do not like it at all423.8
Missing44 
TOTAL1112100.0
41) Q28. How much does science help you make decisions that affect your body? (SCI4)
TOTAL%
1) A lot37433.7
2) Some47242.5
3) A little15814.2
4) Not at all585.2
5) Don't know494.4
Missing44 
TOTAL1111100.0
42) Q29. How important do you think it is that children be vaccinated? (VACC5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important99789.6
2) Somewhat important797.1
3) A little important302.7
4) Not at all important7.6
Missing41 
TOTAL1113100.0
43) Q30. If all children were to receive vaccines, what option best describes the result? (VACC1)
TOTAL%
1) Fewer people will get sick99989.6
2) The same number of people will get sick565
3) More people will get sick111
4) Don't know494.4
Missing40 
TOTAL1115100.0
44) Q31. When a child receives the measles vaccine, what option best describes the result? (VACC2)
TOTAL%
1) The vaccine protects the child's health101491.1
2) The vaccine harms the child's health111
3) The vaccine doesn't make much difference to the child's health171.5
4) Don't know716.4
Missing41 
TOTAL1113100.0
45) Q32. All things considered, how much do you trust your regular doctor whom you consult for most of your health care needs? (VACC6)
TOTAL%
1) I trust my doctor a lot74767
2) I trust my doctor some27324.5
3) I trust my doctor a little413.7
4) I do not trust my doctor at all8.7
5) I do not have a regular doctor464.1
Missing39 
TOTAL1115100.0
46) Q33. How much do you worry about getting a 'life threatening' disease that can spread? (VACC7)
TOTAL%
1) I worry a lot625.6
2) I worry some29626.6
3) I worry a little37233.4
4) I do not worry at all38434.5
Missing41 
TOTAL1114100.0
47) Q34. How interested are you in learning more about gut microbes and human health? (VACC8)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested21619.4
2) Somewhat interested37733.9
3) A little interested33229.9
4) Not at all interested18716.8
Missing43 
TOTAL1112100.0
48) Q35. How interested are you in learning more about genetically engineered foods and human health? (VACC9)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested34030.5
2) Somewhat interested37133.3
3) A little interested25723
4) Not at all interested14713.2
Missing40 
TOTAL1115100.0
49) Q36. How interested are you in learning more about vaccines and human health? (VACC10)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested27925
2) Somewhat interested43338.8
3) A little interested27624.7
4) Not at all interested12811.5
Missing38 
TOTAL1116100.0
50) Q37. Do you currently have a child or children in a child care program? (CHIDCARE1) (CHIDCAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes (Go to Question 38 'CHIDCAR2')14613.2
2) No (Go to Question 40 'GAYS')95986.8
Missing56 
TOTAL1105100.0
51) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. a. I have had difficulty finding the child care I want. (CHIDCARE2) (CHIDCAR2)
TOTAL%
1) No9656.5
2) Somewhat4124.1
3) Yes3319.4
Missing1015 
TOTAL170100.0
52) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. b. There are good choices for child care where I live. (CHIDCARE3) (CHIDCAR3)
TOTAL%
1) No2212.9
2) Somewhat7342.9
3) Yes7544.1
Missing1017 
TOTAL170100.0
53) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. c. In my neighborhood, child care is hard to find. (CHIDCARE4) (CHIDCAR4)
TOTAL%
1) No8249.1
2) Somewhat4728.1
3) Yes3822.8
Missing1017 
TOTAL167100.0
54) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. d. When I selected this program, I had more than one option. (CHIDCARE5) (CHIDCAR5)
TOTAL%
1) No4124.4
2) Somewhat4426.2
3) Yes8349.4
Missing1019 
TOTAL168100.0
55) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. e. In choosing child care, I have felt I had to take whatever I could get. (CHIDCARE6) (CHIDCAR6)
TOTAL%
1) No8349.4
2) Somewhat6035.7
3) Yes2514.9
Missing1020 
TOTAL168100.0
56) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. f. For my child care arrangement, transportation is a big problem. (CHIDCARE7) (CHIDCAR7)
TOTAL%
1) No12172.5
2) Somewhat2917.4
3) Yes1710.2
Missing1021 
TOTAL167100.0
57) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. g. My child care is too far from home. (CHIDCARE8 (CHIDCAR8)
TOTAL%
1) No13379.2
2) Somewhat2011.9
3) Yes158.9
Missing1020 
TOTAL168100.0
58) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. h. Getting to work is a long commute. (CHIDCARE9) (CHIDCAR9)
TOTAL%
1) No10159.8
2) Somewhat2917.2
3) Yes3923.1
Missing1020 
TOTAL169100.0
59) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. i. I have difficulty paying for child care. (CHIDCARE10 (CHDCAR10)
TOTAL%
1) No8450.6
2) Somewhat5030.1
3) Yes3219.3
Missing1022 
TOTAL166100.0
60) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. j. I would be willing to pay more than I do for the care I have. (CHIDCARE11) (CHDCAR11)
TOTAL%
1) No9758.1
2) Somewhat4225.1
3) Yes2816.8
Missing1021 
TOTAL167100.0
61) Q38. The statements below are about child care in your community. Please indicate whether or not each of them is true for you. k. The cost of child care prevents me from getting the kind I want. (CHIDCARE12) (CHDCAR12)
TOTAL%
1) No8852.7
2) Somewhat4426.3
3) Yes3521
Missing1020 
TOTAL167100.0
62) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) a. My child's caregiver/teacher is happy to see my child. (CHIDCARE13) (CHDCAR13)
TOTAL%
1) Never1.6
2) Rarely21.2
3) Sometimes42.5
4) Often3622.2
5) Always11369.8
6) Not sure63.7
Missing1025 
TOTAL162100.0
63) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) b. The caregiver/teacher is warm and affectionate toward my child. (CHIDCARE14) (CHDCAR14)
TOTAL%
1) Never1.6
2) Rarely31.8
3) Sometimes116.7
4) Often3823.3
5) Always10665
6) Not sure42.5
Missing1025 
TOTAL163100.0
64) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) c. My child gets a lot of individual attention. (CHIDCARE15) (CHDCAR15)
TOTAL%
1) Never1.6
2) Rarely42.5
3) Sometimes4527.8
4) Often4427.2
5) Always4829.6
6) Not sure2012.3
Missing1026 
TOTAL162100.0
65) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) d. There are lots of creative activities going on in the classroom. (CHIDCARE16) (CHDCAR16)
TOTAL%
1) Never42.5
2) Rarely42.5
3) Sometimes3019.1
4) Often5836.9
5) Always5434.4
6) Not sure74.5
Missing1027 
TOTAL157100.0
66) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) e. It is an interesting place for my child. (CHIDCARE17) (CHDCAR17)
TOTAL%
1) Never21.3
2) Rarely53.1
3) Sometimes3320.6
4) Often5735.6
5) Always5936.9
6) Not sure42.5
Missing1027 
TOTAL160100.0
67) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) f. There are plenty of toys, books, pictures, and music for my child in the classroom. (CHIDCARE18) (CHDCAR18)
TOTAL%
1) Never00
2) Rarely42.5
3) Sometimes148.6
4) Often3421
5) Always10363.6
6) Not sure74.3
Missing1026 
TOTAL162100.0
68) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) g. My child's caregiver/teacher knows a lot about children. (CHIDCARE19) (CHDCAR19)
TOTAL%
1) Never00
2) Rarely42.5
3) Sometimes2012.4
4) Often4326.7
5) Always8854.7
6) Not sure63.7
Missing1027 
TOTAL161100.0
69) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) h. My child's caregiver/teacher and I share information. (CHIDCARE20) (CHDCAR20)
TOTAL%
1) Never1.6
2) Rarely31.9
3) Sometimes2716.8
4) Often4125.5
5) Always8552.8
6) Not sure42.5
Missing1026 
TOTAL161100.0
70) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) i. I feel welcomed by my child's caregiver/teacher. (CHIDCARE21) (CHDCAR21)
TOTAL%
1) Never00
2) Rarely1.6
3) Sometimes1610
4) Often3320.6
5) Always10666.3
6) Not sure42.5
Missing1026 
TOTAL160100.0
71) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) j. I am free to drop in the classroom whenever I want. (CHIDCARE22) (CHDCAR22)
TOTAL%
1) Never1.6
2) Rarely95.6
3) Sometimes127.5
4) Often2314.4
5) Always9961.9
6) Not sure1610
Missing1026 
TOTAL160100.0
72) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) k. My child feels safe and secure. (CHIDCARE23) (CHDCAR23)
TOTAL%
1) Never1.6
2) Rarely00
3) Sometimes127.5
4) Often3018.8
5) Always10867.5
6) Not sure95.6
Missing1027 
TOTAL160100.0
73) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) l. My child is happy in this program. (CHIDCARE24) (CHDCAR24)
TOTAL%
1) Never00
2) Rarely21.3
3) Sometimes159.4
4) Often4125.6
5) Always9559.4
6) Not sure74.4
Missing1026 
TOTAL160100.0
74) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) m. There are too many children being cared for at the same time. (CHIDCARE25) (CHDCAR25)
TOTAL%
1) Never3320.5
2) Rarely5332.9
3) Sometimes4628.6
4) Often127.5
5) Always95.6
6) Not sure85
Missing1027 
TOTAL161100.0
75) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) n. My child's caregiver/teacher needs more help with the children in the classroom. (CHIDCARE26) (CHDCAR26)
TOTAL%
1) Never3119.6
2) Rarely4729.7
3) Sometimes4427.8
4) Often138.2
5) Always127.6
6) Not sure117
Missing1027 
TOTAL158100.0
76) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) o. The children seem out of control. (CHIDCARE27) (CHDCAR27)
TOTAL%
1) Never5534.2
2) Rarely7345.3
3) Sometimes2012.4
4) Often95.6
5) Always00
6) Not sure42.5
Missing1026 
TOTAL161100.0
77) Q39. We would like to learn about your view of your child care program. Please let us know how often your child's program does the following. (Please check one response per statement) p. The program's facilities are not clean. (CHIDCARE28) (CHDCAR28)
TOTAL%
1) Never8955.3
2) Rarely4024.8
3) Sometimes148.7
4) Often74.3
5) Always42.5
6) Not sure74.3
Missing1026 
TOTAL161100.0
78) Q40. How would you describe your feelings toward gay men and lesbians? (GAYS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable24221.3
2) Favorable22119.5
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable42237.2
4) Unfavorable14813.1
5) Very unfavorable1018.9
Missing14 
TOTAL1134100.0
79) Q41. Do you favor or oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry? (GAYMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Favor53848
2) Favor civil unions only18716.7
3) Oppose39535.3
Missing27 
TOTAL1120100.0
80) Q42. Do you favor or oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt children? (GAYADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Favor65758.9
2) Oppose45841.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1115100.0
81) Q43. Do you favor or oppose laws to protect gay men and lesbians from housing discrimination? (GAYHOMES)
TOTAL%
1) Favor85977.1
2) Oppose25522.9
Missing34 
TOTAL1114100.0
82) Q44. Do you favor or oppose laws to protect gay men and lesbians from job discrimination? (GAYJOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Favor87378.4
2) Oppose24021.6
Missing32 
TOTAL1113100.0
83) Q45. How often would you say you talk to your family members, relatives, neighbors, coworkers, or close friends about gay and lesbian issues? (GAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Very often847.4
2) Often16714.7
3) Sometimes70962.4
4) Never17715.6
Missing10 
TOTAL1137100.0
84) Q46. Have you heard or read about the June 2015 Supreme Court ruling concerning same-sex marriage? (GAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes105392.6
2) No847.4
Missing9 
TOTAL1137100.0
85) Q47. In June 2015, the Supreme Court ruled that gay and lesbian couples can legally marry in all states. How well do you think the Supreme Court's decision reflects what the majority of Americans think about same-sex marriage? (GAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very well18116.1
2) Well38934.7
3) Not well36232.3
4) Not at all19016.9
Missing21 
TOTAL1122100.0
86) Q48. How well do you think the Supreme Court's decision reflects what the majority of Nebraskans think about same-sex marriage? (GAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very well413.6
2) Well25822.9
3) Not well55949.5
4) Not at all27124
Missing22 
TOTAL1129100.0
87) 49. Do you favor or oppose laws that allow business owners to deny services to gay men or lesbians based on the owner's religious beliefs? (GAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Favor40836.3
2) Oppose71563.7
Missing26 
TOTAL1123100.0
88) Q50. Why do you favor or oppose laws that allow business owners to deny services to gay men or lesbians based on the owner's religious beliefs? (GAY6)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
89) Q51. Do you think the rate of crime in the United States seems to be increasing, about the same, or decreasing? (CRIME1)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing69361
2) About the same39534.8
3) Decreasing484.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1136100.0
90) Q52. Do you think the rate of crime in your area seems to be increasing, about the same, or decreasing? (CRIME2)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing48542.6
2) About the same59452.2
3) Decreasing595.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1138100.0
91) Q53. How angry do you feel when you think about crime in this country? (CRIME3)
TOTAL%
1) Very angry38233.7
2) Fairly angry38433.8
3) Somewhat angry31127.4
4) Not at all angry585.1
Missing14 
TOTAL1135100.0
92) Q54. How angry do you feel when you think about crime in your community? (CRIME4)
TOTAL%
1) Very angry42837.8
2) Fairly angry31627.9
3) Somewhat angry28425.1
4) Not at all angry1059.3
Missing18 
TOTAL1133100.0
93) Q55. How confident are you that: a. The criminal justice system can reduce crime (CRIME5)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all confident37433
2) Somewhat confident56649.9
3) Mostly confident16214.3
4) Very confident322.8
Missing15 
TOTAL1134100.0
94) Q55. How confident are you that: b. The criminal justice system can reduce drug use (CRIME6)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all confident62054.9
2) Somewhat confident39735.1
3) Mostly confident887.8
4) Very confident252.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1130100.0
95) Q55. How confident are you that: c. The police can protect you from violent crimes like assault (CRIME7)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all confident28625.6
2) Somewhat confident52546.9
3) Mostly confident26023.2
4) Very confident484.3
Missing29 
TOTAL1119100.0
96) Q55. How confident are you that: d. The police can protect you from property crimes like theft (CRIME8)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all confident40536
2) Somewhat confident48743.3
3) Mostly confident18816.7
4) Very confident443.9
Missing23 
TOTAL1124100.0
97) Q56. How fair is the justice system in its: a. Treatment of people accused of committing a crime (CRIME9)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all fair908.1
2) Somewhat fair38134.1
3) Mostly fair52947.4
4) Very fair11710.5
Missing35 
TOTAL1117100.0
98) Q56. How fair is the justice system in its: b. Treatment of people victimized by crime (CRIME10)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all fair15313.7
2) Somewhat fair47542.6
3) Mostly fair43839.3
4) Very fair494.4
Missing35 
TOTAL1115100.0
99) Q56. How fair is the justice system in its: c. Use of prison sentences for people found guilty of committing a crime (CRIME11)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all fair13311.9
2) Somewhat fair46641.8
3) Mostly fair42938.4
4) Very fair887.9
Missing37 
TOTAL1116100.0
100) Q56. How fair is the justice system in its: d. Use of the death penalty (CRIME12)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all fair24422.2
2) Somewhat fair25523.2
3) Mostly fair29426.8
4) Very fair30427.7
Missing60 
TOTAL1097100.0
101) Q57. How often do you personally worry about: a. Walking alone at night (CRIME13)
TOTAL%
1) Never25522.5
2) Rarely38634.1
3) Sometimes33129.2
4) Almost always16114.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1133100.0
102) Q57. How often do you personally worry about: b. Being the victim of identity theft (CRIME14)
TOTAL%
1) Never847.4
2) Rarely25822.8
3) Sometimes61254.1
4) Almost always17815.7
Missing18 
TOTAL1132100.0
103) Q57. How often do you personally worry about: c. Your residence being broken into (CRIME15)
TOTAL%
1) Never11410.1
2) Rarely46541.1
3) Sometimes46641.2
4) Almost always867.6
Missing20 
TOTAL1131100.0
104) Q57. How often do you personally worry about: d. Getting robbed (CRIME16)
TOTAL%
1) Never14512.8
2) Rarely51445.5
3) Sometimes40035.4
4) Almost always716.3
Missing21 
TOTAL1130100.0
105) Q57. How often do you personally worry about: e. Being raped or sexually attacked (CRIME17)
TOTAL%
1) Never44940
2) Rarely41637.1
3) Sometimes20618.4
4) Almost always514.5
Missing32 
TOTAL1122100.0
106) Q57. How often do you personally worry about: f. Getting murdered (CRIME18)
TOTAL%
1) Never45039.8
2) Rarely49643.9
3) Sometimes14913.2
4) Almost always363.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1131100.0
107) Q57. How often do you personally worry about: g. Someone in my family becoming a victim of a crime (CRIME19)
TOTAL%
1) Never766.7
2) Rarely30627
3) Sometimes59152.1
4) Almost always16114.2
Missing14 
TOTAL1134100.0
108) Q58. We are interested in knowing how often people read the newspaper and watch different kinds of TV programs. How many days in an average week do you: a. Read a print newspaper (CRIME20)
TOTAL%
1) Zero days33329.3
2) One day23720.9
3) Two days948.3
4) Three days1018.9
5) Four days443.9
6) Five days474.1
7) Six days585.1
8) Seven days22119.5
Missing14 
TOTAL1135100.0
109) Q58. We are interested in knowing how often people read the newspaper and watch different kinds of TV programs. How many days in an average week do you: b. Read or watch news on the internet (CRIME21)
TOTAL%
1) Zero days18516.3
2) One day847.4
3) Two days817.1
4) Three days706.2
5) Four days706.2
6) Five days12711.2
7) Six days907.9
8) Seven days42637.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1133100.0
110) Q58. We are interested in knowing how often people read the newspaper and watch different kinds of TV programs. How many days in an average week do you: c. Listen to news on the radio (CRIME22)
TOTAL%
1) Zero days23220.5
2) One day12811.3
3) Two days857.5
4) Three days988.7
5) Four days827.3
6) Five days18516.4
7) Six days645.7
8) Seven days25722.7
Missing18 
TOTAL1131100.0
111) Q58. We are interested in knowing how often people read the newspaper and watch different kinds of TV programs. How many days in an average week do you: d. Watch local TV news (CRIME23)
TOTAL%
1) Zero days16414.5
2) One day938.2
3) Two days918
4) Three days1059.3
5) Four days797
6) Five days11610.2
7) Six days897.8
8) Seven days39735
Missing15 
TOTAL1134100.0
112) Q58. We are interested in knowing how often people read the newspaper and watch different kinds of TV programs. How many days in an average week do you: e. Watch national network TV news on ABC, CBS, or NBC (CRIME24)
TOTAL%
1) Zero days24922
2) One day1069.4
3) Two days1079.5
4) Three days1008.8
5) Four days766.7
6) Five days11910.5
7) Six days756.6
8) Seven days30026.5
Missing18 
TOTAL1132100.0
113) Q58. We are interested in knowing how often people read the newspaper and watch different kinds of TV programs. How many days in an average week do you: f. Watch national cable TV news, like CNN, FOX, or MSNBC (CRIME25)
TOTAL%
1) Zero days40135.5
2) One day16014.1
3) Two days1109.7
4) Three days847.4
5) Four days696.1
6) Five days847.4
7) Six days373.3
8) Seven days18616.4
Missing21 
TOTAL1131100.0
114) Q58. We are interested in knowing how often people read the newspaper and watch different kinds of TV programs. How many days in an average week do you: g. Watch a non-fictional program about crime, like those on A&E or the Discovery Channel (CRIME26)
TOTAL%
1) Zero days40235.6
2) One day21419
3) Two days14412.8
4) Three days12110.7
5) Four days867.6
6) Five days524.6
7) Six days474.2
8) Seven days635.6
Missing21 
TOTAL1129100.0
115) Q58. We are interested in knowing how often people read the newspaper and watch different kinds of TV programs. How many days in an average week do you: h. Watch a reality program about crime, like COPS or America's Most Wanted (CRIME27)
TOTAL%
1) Zero days65357.7
2) One day19317.1
3) Two days887.8
4) Three days645.7
5) Four days494.3
6) Five days393.4
7) Six days191.7
8) Seven days262.3
Missing18 
TOTAL1131100.0
116) Q58. We are interested in knowing how often people read the newspaper and watch different kinds of TV programs. How many days in an average week do you: i. Watch a fictional program about crime, like Law & Order or NCIS (CRIME28)
TOTAL%
1) Zero days47141.6
2) One day21418.9
3) Two days12811.3
4) Three days11610.2
5) Four days645.6
6) Five days524.6
7) Six days272.4
8) Seven days615.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1133100.0
117) Q59. How reliable is: a. The media as a source of information about crime (CRIME29)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all reliable16114.3
2) Somewhat reliable58852.1
3) Mostly reliable35131.1
4) Very reliable292.6
Missing25 
TOTAL1129100.0
118) Q59. How reliable is: b. The government as a source of information about crime (CRIME30)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all reliable24322.1
2) Somewhat reliable58453.1
3) Mostly reliable24222
4) Very reliable312.8
Missing60 
TOTAL1100100.0
119) Q60. If you could choose between the following approaches, which do you think is the best penalty for murder? (CRIME31)
TOTAL%
1) Death penalty59654.3
2) Life in prison without the possibility of parole34231.2
3) Prison with the possibility of parole393.6
4) Unsure/Do not want to answer12010.9
Missing57 
TOTAL1097100.0
120) Q61. Please indicate if each of the following statements is true or false. a. There are 25 or more books in your home right now. (LIT1)
TOTAL%
1) True101289.2
2) False12210.8
Missing19 
TOTAL1134100.0
121) Q61. Please indicate if each of the following statements is true or false. b. There is a variety of magazines and other reading materials in your home. (LIT2)
TOTAL%
1) True97486.7
2) False14913.3
Missing34 
TOTAL1123100.0
122) Q62. Have you, or has anyone in your household, ever attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln? (UNLATTND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47341.7
2) No66258.3
Missing18 
TOTAL1135100.0
123) Q63. Have you, or has a person close to you, been a victim of any crime in the last 12 months? a. You (CRVICT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11410.2
2) No100489.8
Missing31 
TOTAL1118100.0
124) Q63. Have you, or has a person close to you been a victim of any crime in the last 12 months? b. A person close to you (PVICT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26323.8
2) No84376.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1106100.0
125) Q64. What is your current marital or relationship status? (MARR)
TOTAL%
1) Married79470.2
2) Married, living apart121.1
3) Not married, but living with a partner (cohabiting)928.1
4) Never married (Go to Question 66 'ADULTS')1109.7
5) Divorced (Go to Question 66 'ADULTS')726.4
6) Widowed (Go to Question 66 'ADULTS')484.2
7) Separated (Go to Question 66 'ADULTS')3.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1131100.0
126) Q65. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working full-time (35 hours or more) (SEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time (35 hours or more)615100
Missing653 
TOTAL615100.0
127) Q65. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working part-time (SEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Working part-time98100
Missing1063 
TOTAL98100.0
128) Q65. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Has a job, but not at work (due to illness, vacation, strike) (SEMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Has a job, but not at work (due to illness, vacation, strike)1100
Missing1142 
TOTAL1100.0
129) Q65. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work (SEMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work12100
Missing1133 
TOTAL12100.0
130) Q65. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Retired (SEMP5)
TOTAL%
1) Retired126100
Missing972 
TOTAL126100.0
131) Q65. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) In school (SEMP6)
TOTAL%
1) In school25100
Missing1126 
TOTAL25100.0
132) Q65. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Keeping house (SEMP7)
TOTAL%
1) Keeping house109100
Missing1054 
TOTAL109100.0
133) Q65. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Disabled (SEMP8)
TOTAL%
1) Disabled36100
Missing1105 
TOTAL36100.0
134) Q65. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Other (SEMP9)
TOTAL%
1) Other23100
Missing1118 
TOTAL23100.0
135) Q65. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Other, specify: (SEMP_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
136) Q66. Including yourself, how many adults age 19 and older live in your household? (ADULTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11432.212.06
137) Q67. How many children ages: (Please write '0' if none.) a. 5 and younger live in your household? (KIDS0TO5) (KIDS0TO5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11430.250.56
138) Q67. How many children ages: (Please write '0' if none.) b. 6 to 12 live in your household? (KIDS6TO12) (KIDS6_12)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11430.340.69
139) Q67. How many children ages: (Please write '0' if none.) c. 13 to 18 live in your household? (KIDS13UP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11430.361.06
140) Q68. Were you born in Nebraska, another state, or a foreign country? (BORN1)
TOTAL%
1) Nebraska76968
2) Another state32028.3
3) Foreign country423.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1131100.0
141) Q69. Are you still living in the same residence as you were 2 years ago? (RESI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90279.4
2) No23420.6
Missing16 
TOTAL1136100.0
142) Q70. Do you live on a farm, in open country but not on a farm, or in a town or city? (RURB)
TOTAL%
1) Farm938.2
2) Open country, but not a farm1008.8
3) Town or city94183
Missing19 
TOTAL1134100.0
143) Q71. How many years have you lived in this Nebraska county? (Please enter '0' if less than 1 year.) (LIVE10M)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL114326.7121.32
144) Q72. Do you or some member of your household own your home outright, buying it, or renting? Other, specify: (OHOM_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
145) Q73. Which of the following comes closest to the kind of housing unit you now live in? Other, specify: (HOME_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
146) Q74. Please indicate the category that describes your total family income in the last 12 months. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $5,000201.8
2) $5,000 to $9,999141.3
3) $10,000 to $14,999262.4
4) $15,000 to $19,999312.9
5) $20,000 to $24,999434
6) $25,000 to $29,999464.2
7) $30,000 to $39,999666.1
8) $40,000 to $49,999746.8
9) $50,000 to $59,99911710.8
10) $60,000 to $74,99916415.1
11) $75,000 to $99,99918817.3
12) $100,000 or more29727.3
Missing80 
TOTAL1086100.0
147) Q75. During the past 12 months, how much difficulty have you had paying your bills? (FS5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal of difficulty494.3
2) Quite a bit of difficulty938.2
3) Some difficulty21719.2
4) A little difficulty27724.5
5) No difficulty at all49643.8
Missing22 
TOTAL1132100.0
148) Q76. Think again over the past 12 months. Generally, at the end of each month did you end up with: (FS6)
TOTAL%
1) More than enough money left19317.1
2) Some money left over47942.4
3) Just enough to make ends meet29826.4
4) Almost enough to make ends meet887.8
5) Not enough to make ends meet726.4
Missing24 
TOTAL1130100.0
149) Q78. What about your financial prospects? Do you feel that you are better off this year than you were two years ago at this time, about the same, or worse off? (PROS)
TOTAL%
1) Better48042.4
2) Same46340.9
3) Worse18916.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1132100.0
150) The following statements concern your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree. Q79. My family has enough money to afford the kind of home we need. (FS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30426.9
2) Agree59352.5
3) Disagree15213.5
4) Strongly disagree474.2
5) Don't know343
Missing25 
TOTAL1130100.0
151) The following statements concern your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree. Q80. We have enough money to afford the kind of clothing we need. (FS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34230.2
2) Agree65057.4
3) Disagree988.7
4) Strongly disagree242.1
5) Don't know181.6
Missing22 
TOTAL1132100.0
152) The following statements concern your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree. Q81. We have enough money to afford the kind of food we need. (FS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37333.7
2) Agree59854
3) Disagree968.7
4) Strongly disagree242.2
5) Don't know161.4
Missing47 
TOTAL1107100.0
153) The following statements concern your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree. Q82. We have enough money to afford the kind of medical care we need. (FS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26223.8
2) Agree50245.5
3) Disagree19417.6
4) Strongly disagree12311.2
5) Don't know222
Missing50 
TOTAL1103100.0
154) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: a. You felt sad. (SAD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11431.401.80
155) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: b. You felt hopeful about the future. (HOPE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11434.222.52
156) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: c. You felt you were as good as other people. (GOOD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11435.572.14
157) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: d. You felt bothered by things that usually don't bother you. (BOTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11431.071.59
158) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: e. You felt lonely (LONELY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11431.021.89
159) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: f. You had trouble keeping your mind on what you were doing. (MIND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11431.932.30
160) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: g. You felt that everything you did was an effort. (EFFORT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11432.072.45
161) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: h. You felt fearful. (FEARFUL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11430.641.46
162) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: i. You talked less than usual. (TALK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11430.751.40
163) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: j. You felt depressed. (FELT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11430.981.82
164) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: k. You did not feel like eating; your appetite was poor. (EAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11430.621.52
165) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: l. You felt that you could not shake off the blues even with the help of family or friends. (BLUES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11430.531.47
166) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: m. Your sleep was restless. (SLEEP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11432.382.48
167) Q83. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: n. You could not get 'going.' (GOING)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11431.472.00
168) Q84. Are you: (SEXR)
TOTAL%
1) Male54449
2) Female56651
Missing44 
TOTAL1110100.0
169) Q85. Do you think of yourself as: (SEXORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Heterosexual/straight107797.6
2) Homosexual/gay or lesbian9.8
3) Bisexual121.1
4) Something else1.1
5) Not sure4.4
Missing53 
TOTAL1103100.0
170) Q86. As far as you know, are any of your immediate family members, relatives, neighbors, co-workers, or close friends, gay, lesbian, or bisexual? (LGBFREND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58753
2) No52147
Missing46 
TOTAL1108100.0
171) Q87. Do you consider yourself to be Hispanic or Latino/a? (HISP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes474.3
2) No105395.7
Missing54 
TOTAL1100100.0
172) Q88. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) White (Caucasian) (RACE_1)
TOTAL%
1) White (Caucasian)1040100
Missing110 
TOTAL1040100.0
173) Q88. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Black or African American (RACE_2)
TOTAL%
1) Black or African American20100
Missing1118 
TOTAL20100.0
174) Q88. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Asian (RACE_3)
TOTAL%
1) Asian21100
Missing1127 
TOTAL21100.0
175) Q88. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) American Indian or Alaska Native (RACE_4)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian or Alaska Native35100
Missing1117 
TOTAL35100.0
176) Q88. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (RACE_5)
TOTAL%
1) Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander6100
Missing1138 
TOTAL6100.0
177) Q88. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Other (RACE_6)
TOTAL%
1) Other27100
Missing1119 
TOTAL27100.0
178) Q88. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Other, specify: (RACE_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
179) Q89. Would you say that your overall health and well-being is excellent, good, fair or poor? (SCWELL)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent27024.4
2) Good63457.3
3) Fair16915.3
4) Poor343.1
Missing47 
TOTAL1107100.0
180) Q90. Do you smoke cigarettes? (SMOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13011.7
2) No97888.3
Missing45 
TOTAL1108100.0
181) Q91. With regard to the English language, how well do you understand it when it is spoken to you? (LIT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very well104794.4
2) Well575.1
3) Not well1.1
4) Not at all4.4
Missing44 
TOTAL1109100.0
182) Q92. With regard to the English language, how well do you read it? (LIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very well101491.1
2) Well898
3) Not well5.4
4) Not at all5.4
Missing40 
TOTAL1113100.0
183) Q93. With regard to the English language, how well do you write it? (LIT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well93183.8
2) Well15714.1
3) Not well181.6
4) Not at all5.5
Missing42 
TOTAL1111100.0
184) Q94. What is the highest degree you have attained? (DEGR)
TOTAL%
1) No diploma181.7
2) High School Diploma/GED16415.1
3) Some college, but no degree22720.9
4) Technical/Associate/Junior College (2 yr, LPN)15314.1
5) Bachelor's Degree (4 yr, BA, BS, RN)32730.2
6) Graduate Degree (Masters, PhD, Law, Medicine)19518
Missing72 
TOTAL1084100.0
185) Q95. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working full-time (35 hours or more) (EMPL1_13)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time (35 hours or more)701100
Missing551 
TOTAL701100.0
186) Q95. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working part-time (EMPL2_13)
TOTAL%
1) Working part-time166100
Missing976 
TOTAL166100.0
187) Q95. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Have a job, but not at work (due to illness, vacation, strike) (EMPL3_13)
TOTAL%
1) Have a job, but not at work (due to illness, vacation, strike)7100
Missing1135 
TOTAL7100.0
188) Q95. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work (EMPL4_13)
TOTAL%
1) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work (Go to Question 98 'POLI')15100
Missing1126 
TOTAL15100.0
189) Q95. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Retired (EMPL5_13)
TOTAL%
1) Retired (Go to Question 98 'POLI')175100
Missing859 
TOTAL175100.0
190) Q95. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) In school (EMPL6_13)
TOTAL%
1) In school (Go to Question 98 'POLI')61100
Missing1104 
TOTAL61100.0
191) Q95. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Keeping house (EMPL7_13)
TOTAL%
1) Keeping house (Go to Question 98 'POLI')112100
Missing1032 
TOTAL112100.0
192) Q95. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Disabled (EMPL8_13)
TOTAL%
1) Disabled (Go to Question 98 'POLI')48100
Missing1083 
TOTAL48100.0
193) Q95. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Other (EMPL9_13)
TOTAL%
1) Other (Go to Question 98 'POLI')40100
Missing1101 
TOTAL40100.0
194) Q95. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Other, specify: (Go to Question 98 'POLI') (EMPL_OT_13) (EMPLOT13)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
195) Q96. How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your job? (JSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied23525.8
2) Satisfied40844.7
3) Neutral15617.1
4) Dissatisfied616.7
5) Very dissatisfied525.7
Missing326 
TOTAL912100.0
196) Q97. During the average week, how many hours do you usually work, NOT including the time you travel to and from work? (In the box below, write the total hours worked including any second jobs.) (WHRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL114340.9115.56
197) Q98. In general, how would you describe your political views? (POLI)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal423.8
2) Liberal17015.5
3) Middle-of-the-road42738.9
4) Conservative32930
5) Very conservative1039.4
6) Other272.5
Missing53 
TOTAL1098100.0
198) Q98. In general, how would you describe your political views? Other, specify: (POLI_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
199) Q99. In general, what do you consider yourself politically? (PART)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat28826.2
2) Republican50245.7
3) Independent26724.3
4) Other413.7
Missing56 
TOTAL1098100.0
200) Q99. In general, what do you consider yourself politically? Other, specify: (PART_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
201) Q100. Who did you vote for in the 2012 Presidential Election? (VOTE12)
TOTAL%
1) Obama37334.3
2) Romney46042.4
3) Other454.1
4) Did not vote20819.2
Missing74 
TOTAL1086100.0
202) Q100. Who did you vote for in the 2012 Presidential Election? Other, specify: (VOTE12_OT) (VOTE12OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
203) Q101. Do you consider yourself to be Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, or something else? (RELGAFFIL) (RELGAFIL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant56852.1
2) Catholic (Go to Question 103 'BRNAGAIN')32029.4
3) Jewish (Go to Question 103 'BRNAGAIN')3.3
4) Muslim (Go to Question 103 'BRNAGAIN')1.1
5) None (no religion) (Go to Question 103 'BRNAGAIN')17716.2
6) Other211.9
Missing63 
TOTAL1090100.0
204) Q101. Do you consider yourself to be Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, or something else? Other, specify: (Go to Question 103 'BRNAGAIN') (RELGAFFIL_OT) (RLGAFLOT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
205) Q102. Within the Protestant faith, do you consider yourself to be: (PROTFAITH) (PRTFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical18636.8
2) Fundamentalist Protestant418.1
3) Mainline Protestant13626.9
4) Liberal Protestant8116
5) Other6112.1
Missing602 
TOTAL505100.0
206) Q102. Within the Protestant faith, do you consider yourself to be: Other, specify: (PROTFAITH_OT) (PRTFTHOT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
207) Q103. Would you describe yourself as a born-again Christian? (BORNAGAIN) (BRNAGAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28826.9
2) No78273.1
Missing86 
TOTAL1070100.0
208) Q104. How often do you attend religious services? (RATT)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a week585.2
2) Once a week27624.7
3) Nearly every week13011.6
4) About once a month1008.9
5) Several times a year19317.2
6) About once a year11310.1
7) Less than once a year1029.1
8) Never14713.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1119100.0
209) Q105. In general, how much do your religious or spiritual beliefs influence your daily life? (RELGINFLU) (RLGINFLU)
TOTAL%
1) Very much33129.5
2) Quite a bit33229.6
3) Some22119.7
4) A little998.8
5) None665.9
6) Doesn't apply, not religious or spiritual736.5
Missing19 
TOTAL1122100.0
210) Q106. In what year were you born? 19.. (AGYR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL114366.0816.44
211) Q108. Please use the space below to provide any comments or feedback. (COMMENTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
212) [Computed from AGYR] Respondent's age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL114348.9216.44
213) Age category (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 19 to 24 years old565
2) 25 to 3419317.1
3) 35 to 4938434.1
4) 50 to 6428625.4
5) 65 or older20818.5
Missing20 
TOTAL1127100.0
214) NE DHHS regions (REG)
TOTAL%
1) South Central13712
2) Midland45639.9
3) North13111.5
4) Southeast29625.9
5) Southwest786.8
6) Panhandle453.9
TOTAL1143100.0
215) Age group (AGE_GRP)
TOTAL%
1) 19 to 4447041.7
2) 45 to 6444939.8
3) 65 to 11020818.5
Missing20 
TOTAL1127100.0
216) Age group two (AGE_GRP2)
TOTAL%
1) 19 to 4963356.2
2) 50 to 6428625.4
3) 65 to 11020818.5
Missing20 
TOTAL1127100.0
217) Final weight (PWEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.667
218) [Recoded single category as in phone NASIS] Respondent's current employment status (EMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Working a full time job (35 hours or more)70161.4
2) Working a part time job(s)14412.6
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work131.1
5) Retired15313.4
6) In school181.6
7) Keeping house433.8
8) Disabled262.3
9) Other9.8
99) 99353.1
TOTAL1142100.0
219) [Recoded single category as in phone NASIS] Spouse/Partner's current employment status (SEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Working a full-time job (35 hours or more)61553.8
2) Working a part-time job(s)877.6
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work8.7
5) Retired1139.9
6) In school8.7
7) Keeping house383.3
8) Disabled111
9) Other161.4
99) 9924721.6
TOTAL1143100.0
220) Current marital or relationship status (MARR10M)
TOTAL%
1) Married79470.2
2) Never married1109.7
3) Divorced726.4
4) Widowed484.2
5) Separated3.3
6) Married, living apart121.1
7) Not married but living with a partner (cohabiting)928.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1131100.0
221) Q73. Which of the following comes closest to the kind of housing unit you now live in? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Mobile home211.9
2) Detached single family house95484.2
3) Townhouse/condominium353.1
4) Apartment/duplex11910.5
5) Other4.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1133100.0
222) Q72. Do you or some member of your household own your home outright, buying it, or renting? (OHOM)
TOTAL%
1) Own outright34530.6
2) Buying (paying a mortgage)56249.8
3) Renting19917.6
4) Provided as part of job/wages131.2
5) Other9.8
Missing23 
TOTAL1128100.0
223) Q77. Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your current financial situation? (FINA)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied12310.9
2) Satisfied38233.8
3) Neutral24221.4
4) Dissatisfied1018.9
5) Very dissatisfied28225
Missing23 
TOTAL1130100.0
224) Race/Ethnic category (RACECAT)
TOTAL%
1) White97988.6
2) Black181.6
3) Hispanic (any race)474.3
4) Other race/ethnicity (including Asian)615.5
Missing50 
TOTAL1105100.0
225) Age category (for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 19 to 24 years old565
2) 25 to 3419317.1
3) 35 to 4938434.1
4) 50 to 6428625.4
5) 65 or older20818.5
Missing20 
TOTAL1127100.0
226) Q94. What is the highest degree you have attained? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High School Diploma/GED or less18216.8
2) Some college, but no degree22720.9
3) Technical/Associate/Junior College (2 yr, LPN)15314.1
4) Bachelor's Degree (4 yr, BA, BS, RN)32730.2
5) Graduate Degree (Masters, PhD, Law, Medicine)19518
Missing72 
TOTAL1084100.0
227) Q84. Are you: (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male54449
2) Female56651
Missing44 
TOTAL1110100.0
228) NE DHHS regions (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South Central13712
2) Midland45639.9
3) North13111.5
4) Southeast29625.9
5) Southwest786.8
6) Panhandle453.9
TOTAL1143100.0
229) Q74. Please indicate the category that describes your total family income in the last 12 months. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $20,000918.4
2) $20,000 to $29,999888.1
3) $30,000 to $49,99914012.9
4) $50,000 to $74,99928125.9
5) $75,000 to $99,99918817.3
6) $100,000 or more29727.4
Missing80 
TOTAL1085100.0
230) Current marital or relationship status (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married79470.2
2) Never married1109.7
3) Divorced, Separated, or Married, living apart877.7
4) Widowed484.2
5) Not married but living with a partner (cohabiting)928.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1131100.0