Project Canada 1975-90 Panel Study

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ID (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3592379.2141478
2) Size of respondent's home city/town (CATEGORY)
TOTAL%
1) 100,000 and above25671.3
2) 99,999-10,0006718.7
3) Less than 10,0003610.0
TOTAL359100.0
3) Province (PROVINCE)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland328.9
1) British Columbia4111.4
2) Alberta4913.6
3) Saskatchewan4011.1
4) Manitoba328.9
5) Ontario308.4
6) Quebec215.8
7) Nova Scotia4211.7
8) Prince Edward Island3710.3
9) New Brunswick359.7
TOTAL359100.0
4) Area of respondent (AREA)
TOTAL%
1) Vancouver308.4
2) Prince George51.4
3) Chase61.7
4) Edmonton3910.9
5) Lethbridge82.2
6) Delia20.6
7) Regina318.6
8) Swift Current51.4
9) Star City41.1
10) Winnipeg236.4
11) Thompson30.8
12) MacGregor61.7
13) Toronto267.2
14) Cornwall30.8
15) Thamesville10.3
16) Montreal164.5
17) Drummond20.6
18) Champlain30.8
19) Halifax359.7
20) Sydney30.8
21) Mulgrave41.1
22) Charlotte328.9
23) Summerside41.1
24) Cardigan10.3
25) St. John308.4
26) Fredton20.6
27) McAdam30.8
28) St. John's267.2
29) Corner Brook41.1
30) Cupids20.6
TOTAL359100.0
5) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Pollution (POLLUT)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious12434.8
2) Fairly serious18652.2
3) Not very serious4612.9
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
6) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Energy (ENERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11733.1
2) Fairly serious18251.6
3) Not very serious5415.3
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
7) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - The economy (ECONOMY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19356.4
2) Fairly serious12235.7
3) Not very serious277.9
Missing17 
TOTAL342100.0
8) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - French-English relations (FRENENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious6618.6
2) Fairly serious11632.8
3) Not very serious17148.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
9) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Crime (CRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious16647.3
2) Fairly serious15744.7
3) Not very serious288.0
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
10) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Poverty (POVERTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious6518.8
2) Fairly serious15645.2
3) Not very serious12435.9
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
11) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Native Indian-white relations (INDWH)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious5615.8
2) Fairly serious15644.1
3) Not very serious14240.1
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
12) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Problems of the big cities (CITIES)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious8524.1
2) Fairly serious20859.1
3) Not very serious5816.5
8) Undecided10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
13) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Drugs (DRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15343.2
2) Fairly serious14741.5
3) Not very serious5415.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
14) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Unemployment (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious12936.1
2) Fairly serious16546.2
3) Not very serious6317.6
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
15) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - American influence (AMINFLU)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7621.6
2) Fairly serious12034.1
3) Not very serious15644.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
16) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13136.9
2) Fairly serious16747.0
3) Not very serious5716.1
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
17) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Violence (VIOLENCE)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15944.8
2) Fairly serious15744.2
3) Not very serious3911.0
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
18) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13337.5
2) Fairly serious16145.4
3) Not very serious6117.2
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
19) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Mental disorders (MENTDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious5114.4
2) Fairly serious18752.7
3) Not very serious11733.0
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
20) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Suicide (SUICIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious3610.2
2) Fairly serious12635.7
3) Not very serious18953.5
8) Undecided20.6
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
21) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Other (PROBS1)
TOTAL%
1) Education36.4
2) Elderly12.1
3) Environment24.3
4) Housing12.1
5) Immigration510.6
6) Laws - enforcement36.4
7) Morality714.9
8) Politics1123.4
9) Regionalism36.4
10) Unions48.5
11) Welfare abuse24.3
20) Miscellaneous510.6
Missing312 
TOTAL47100.0
22) Which of the following comes closer to your opinion? Should Canada have two official languages (French and English), one official language (French of English) or no official language? (BILING)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages - French and English.13136.8
2) Canada should have one official language - French.41.1
3) Canada should have one official language - English.18351.4
4) Canada should have no official language.298.1
5) Other20.6
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies61.7
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
23) What is your general opinion about Canadians? Are they too nationalistic, do they have the right amount of nationalism or are they not nationalistic enough? (NATISM)
TOTAL%
1) They are too nationalistic.195.4
2) They have about the right amount of nationalism.13738.8
3) They are not nationalistic enough.19555.2
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
24) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT)
TOTAL%
1) None123.4
2) 182.3
3) 2-3113.2
4) 4-103510.0
5) Over 1028381.1
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
25) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Catholics (ACQCATH)
TOTAL%
1) None154.4
2) 1102.9
3) 2-3298.5
4) 4-105415.7
5) Over 1023568.5
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
26) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW)
TOTAL%
1) None12240.7
2) 14715.7
3) 2-35217.3
4) 4-103712.3
5) Over 104214.0
Missing59 
TOTAL300100.0
27) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - French Canadians (ACQFREN)
TOTAL%
1) None11333.5
2) 14011.9
3) 2-35817.2
4) 4-103811.3
5) Over 108826.1
Missing22 
TOTAL337100.0
28) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - English Canadians (ACQENG)
TOTAL%
1) None61.7
2) 130.9
3) 2-3102.9
4) 4-10257.3
5) Over 1030087.2
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
29) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Orientals (ACQORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) None14346.0
2) 15016.1
3) 2-35317.0
4) 4-103711.9
5) Over 10289.0
Missing48 
TOTAL311100.0
30) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Canadian Indians (ACQIND)
TOTAL%
1) None20765.7
2) 1288.9
3) 2-34012.7
4) 4-10175.4
5) Over 10237.3
Missing44 
TOTAL315100.0
31) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBLACK)
TOTAL%
1) None18960.4
2) 14915.7
3) 2-33210.2
4) 4-10278.6
5) Over 10165.1
Missing46 
TOTAL313100.0
32) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Immigrants (ACQIMMIG)
TOTAL%
1) None10732.1
2) 1278.1
3) 2-35516.5
4) 4-104814.4
5) Over 109628.8
Missing26 
TOTAL333100.0
33) How much power do you think the following group has? - Rich people (POWRICH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much26576.1
2) Too little30.9
3) Right amount7922.7
9) Varies10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
34) How much power do you think the following group has? - Catholics (POWCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much8425.1
2) Too little175.1
3) Right amount23269.3
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
35) How much power do you think the following group has? - Labor unions (POWLABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Too much29583.3
2) Too little154.2
3) Right amount4312.1
8) Undecided10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
36) How much power do you think the following group has? - Immigrants (POWIMMIG)
TOTAL%
1) Too much4212.6
2) Too little5917.7
3) Right amount23269.7
Missing26 
TOTAL333100.0
37) How much power do you think the following group has? - Intellectuals (POWINTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Too much6419.4
2) Too little9629.1
3) Right amount17051.5
Missing29 
TOTAL330100.0
38) How much power do you think the following group has? - Jews (POWJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Too much7422.4
2) Too little237.0
3) Right amount23069.7
8) Undecided30.9
Missing29 
TOTAL330100.0
39) How much power do you think the following group has? - Canadian Indians (POWIND)
TOTAL%
1) Too much298.6
2) Too little18855.6
3) Right amount11935.2
8) Undecided20.6
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
40) How much power do you think the following group has? - Communists (POWCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Too much13741.1
2) Too little92.7
3) Right amount18254.7
8) Undecided51.5
Missing26 
TOTAL333100.0
41) How much power do you think the following group has? - Protestants (POWPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Too much154.5
2) Too little278.1
3) Right amount28886.5
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varies10.3
Missing26 
TOTAL333100.0
42) How much power do you think the following group has? - Women (POWWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much195.5
2) Too little15645.0
3) Right amount17049.0
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
43) How much power do you think the following group has? - French Canadians (POWFREN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much15345.0
2) Too little3710.9
3) Right amount14943.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
44) How much power do you think the following group has? - English Canadians (POWENG)
TOTAL%
1) Too much339.8
2) Too little8424.9
3) Right amount21965.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing22 
TOTAL337100.0
45) How much power do you think the following group has? - Big corporations (POWCORP)
TOTAL%
1) Too much28982.3
2) Too little72.0
3) Right amount5415.4
8) Undecided10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
46) How much power do you think the following group has? - Men (POWMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much8224.0
2) Too little216.2
3) Right amount23669.2
8) Undecided20.6
Missing18 
TOTAL341100.0
47) How much power do you think the following group has? - Americans (POWAMERK)
TOTAL%
1) Too much23968.7
2) Too little20.6
3) Right amount10730.7
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
48) Is there any area within a mile of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12334.6
2) No23265.4
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
49) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes133.7
2) No34396.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
50) During 1974, did anyone break into or somehow illegally get into your home or apartment? (BURGLAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes267.3
2) No33092.7
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
51) During 1974, did anyone take something from you by using force? (ROBBERY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30.8
2) No35399.2
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
52) Do you think the courts deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly51.4
2) Not harshly enough29483.5
3) About right4512.8
9) Varies82.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
53) Which of the following comes closest to your view of people? People are basically good and usually try to be fair; people are basically good, but have to look our for themselves; people are basically bad and will take advantage of you if they can; people are basically bad but are forced by laws and custom to act fairly; or people are not basically anything; they simply are all different. (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) People are basically good and usually try to be fair.13738.6
2) People are basically good but have to look out for themselves.9125.6
3) People are basically bad and will take advantage of you if they can.41.1
4) People are basically bad but are forced by laws and custom to act fairly.30.8
5) People are not basically anything; they simply are all different.11532.4
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies41.1
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
54) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An alcoholic (ALHOLIC)
TOTAL%
1) At ease15243.2
2) A bit uneasy16847.7
3) Very uneasy318.8
9) Varies10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
55) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A former mental patient (FMPAT)
TOTAL%
1) At ease11131.6
2) A bit uneasy19856.4
3) Very uneasy4011.4
9) Varies20.6
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
56) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An ex-convict (EXCON)
TOTAL%
1) At ease10329.3
2) A bit uneasy17349.3
3) Very uneasy7220.5
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varies10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
57) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A drug addict (DRUGADD)
TOTAL%
1) At ease6719.1
2) A bit uneasy14942.5
3) Very uneasy13337.9
8) Undecided20.6
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
58) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A homosexual (HOMOSEXL)
TOTAL%
1) At ease8424.0
2) A bit uneasy13438.3
3) Very uneasy12836.6
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varies20.6
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
59) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A communist (COMMUNT)
TOTAL%
1) At ease16547.4
2) A bit uneasy10129.0
3) Very uneasy8123.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
60) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An atheist (ATHEIST)
TOTAL%
1) At ease28181.4
2) A bit uneasy5114.8
3) Very uneasy133.8
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
61) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A minister (MINISTER)
TOTAL%
1) At ease32091.4
2) A bit uneasy288.0
3) Very uneasy20.6
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
62) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Catholic priest (PRIEST)
TOTAL%
1) At ease30988.0
2) A bit uneasy339.4
3) Very uneasy92.6
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
63) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Jewish rabbi (RABBI)
TOTAL%
1) At ease28482.1
2) A bit uneasy5315.3
3) Very uneasy82.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
64) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Canadian Indian (INDIAN)
TOTAL%
1) At ease30185.8
2) A bit uneasy4512.8
3) Very uneasy41.1
9) Varies10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
65) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An Oriental (ORIENTAL)
TOTAL%
1) At ease31790.6
2) A bit uneasy288.0
3) Very uneasy51.4
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
66) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Black (BLACK)
TOTAL%
1) At ease29885.9
2) A bit uneasy4011.5
3) Very uneasy92.6
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
67) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A French Canadian (FRENCH)
TOTAL%
1) At ease31790.1
2) A bit uneasy308.5
3) Very uneasy51.4
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
68) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Jew (JEW)
TOTAL%
1) At ease32993.7
2) A bit uneasy226.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
69) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An American (AMERICAN)
TOTAL%
1) At ease34096.9
2) A bit uneasy102.8
3) Very uneasy10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
70) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An English Canadian (ENGLISH)
TOTAL%
1) At ease34698.3
2) A bit uneasy51.4
3) Very uneasy10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
71) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A police officer (POLICE)
TOTAL%
1) At ease30887.5
2) A bit uneasy3911.1
3) Very uneasy51.4
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
72) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Canadian Indians? (WCI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26275.1
2) No8424.1
9) Varies30.9
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
73) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Blacks? (WB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19555.6
2) No15343.6
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies20.6
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
74) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Orientals? (WO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23667.4
2) No11031.4
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies30.9
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
75) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and East Indians? (WEI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21060.3
2) No13538.8
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies20.6
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
76) Do you approve of marriage between - Canadian Indians and Blacks? (CIB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20759.8
2) No13438.7
8) Undecided30.9
9) Varies20.6
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
77) Do you approve of marriage between - Protestants and Catholics? (PC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31088.1
2) No3810.8
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies30.9
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
78) Do you approve of marriage between - Protestants and Jews? (PJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29283.7
2) No5214.9
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies41.1
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
79) Do you approve of marriage between - Jews and Catholics? (JC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29283.9
2) No5114.7
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies41.1
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
80) What is your opinion of - A man and woman having sexual relations before marriage? (PREMARSX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong7320.3
2) Almost always wrong4813.4
3) Sometimes wrong10930.4
4) Not wrong at all12835.7
9) Varies10.3
TOTAL359100.0
81) What is your opinion of - A married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner? (XMARSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong18551.5
2) Almost always wrong10529.2
3) Sometimes wrong6217.3
4) Not wrong at all61.7
9) Varies10.3
TOTAL359100.0
82) What is your opinion of - Two adults of the same sex having sexual relations? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong22363.2
2) Almost always wrong3710.5
3) Sometimes wrong4111.6
4) Not wrong at all5114.4
8) Undecided10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
83) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about the distribution of pornography? (PORNLAW)
TOTAL%
1) There should be no laws forbidding its distribution.5916.8
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18.17950.9
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.11432.4
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
84) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - There is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby. (QABDFCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29984.2
2) No5415.2
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
85) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - She is married and does not want to have any more children. (ABNOMORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15444.1
2) No19255.0
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies20.6
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
86) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - Her own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy. (ABHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33393.0
2) No246.7
9) Varies10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL358100.0
87) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - The family has a very low income and can't afford more children. (ABPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17150.9
2) No16147.9
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varies20.6
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
88) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - She became pregnant as a result of rape. (ABRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29483.1
2) No5615.8
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varies20.6
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
89) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - She isn't married but does not want to marry the man. (ABSINGLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15644.6
2) No19154.6
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies20.6
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
90) Do you think birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it? (TEENINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33593.6
2) No226.1
8) Undecided10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL358100.0
91) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Any competent person has an equal chance of holding a Canadian political office, regardless of class, race, ethnicity, or sex. (EQUALPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10930.8
2) Agree9426.6
3) Disagree10629.9
4) Strongly disagree4512.7
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
92) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Because not all Canadians have the same religious beliefs, it would be better not to have prayers said in public schools. (PRAYERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4913.9
2) Agree10028.3
3) Disagree13939.4
4) Strongly disagree6518.4
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
93) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Law enforcement is applied evenly to all those who break the law. (LAWENF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6117.3
2) Agree3610.2
3) Disagree12736.1
4) Strongly disagree12836.4
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
94) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Nowadays a person has to live pretty much for today and let tomorrow take care of itself. (ANOMIA1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree216.0
2) Agree8524.1
3) Disagree17048.3
4) Strongly disagree7621.6
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
95) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree185.1
2) Agree6518.5
3) Disagree10329.3
4) Strongly disagree16145.9
8) Undecided41.1
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
96) How much do you agree with the following statement? - War is justified when other ways of settling international disputes fail. (WAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree92.5
2) Agree5615.8
3) Disagree14841.8
4) Strongly disagree14039.5
8) Undecided10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
97) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Ministers should stick to religion and not concern themselves with social, economic, and political issues. (CLERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4913.8
2) Agree5816.4
3) Disagree15644.1
4) Strongly disagree9125.7
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
98) How much do you agree with the following statement? - It's too bad, but in general Canadian Indians have inferior intelligence compared to whites. (INDINTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree102.9
2) Agree6117.4
3) Disagree15845.1
4) Strongly disagree11934.0
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
99) How much do you agree with the following statement? - In spite of what some people say, the lot of the average person is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree226.3
2) Agree10429.7
3) Disagree19054.3
4) Strongly disagree339.4
9) Varies10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
100) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19253.9
2) Agree10629.8
3) Disagree257.0
4) Strongly disagree298.1
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varies20.6
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
101) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Trudeau is doing a pretty good job as prime minister. (TRUDEAU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree267.4
2) Agree15043.0
3) Disagree11533.0
4) Strongly disagree5616.0
8) Undecided20.6
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
102) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Social change takes place primarily through changes in the lives of people who lead us. (CHPERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree216.1
2) Agree15143.5
3) Disagree14642.1
4) Strongly disagree277.8
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
103) How much do you agree with the following statement? - It's hardly fair to bring children into the world with the way things look for the future. (ANOMIA3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree287.9
2) Agree5314.9
3) Disagree20658.0
4) Strongly disagree6518.3
8) Undecided30.8
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
104) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree226.3
2) Agree8724.7
3) Disagree19956.5
4) Strongly disagree4211.9
8) Undecided20.6
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
105) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Immigrants to Canada have an obligation to learn Canadian ways. (IMMIGS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11733.0
2) Agree19254.1
3) Disagree3710.4
4) Strongly disagree82.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
106) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The political and economic system we have in this country is about the best there is. (BESTSYST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree359.9
2) Agree18853.4
3) Disagree10730.4
4) Strongly disagree185.1
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varies20.6
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
107) How much do you agree with the following statement? - These days a person doesn't really know whom he can count on. (ANOMIA4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree257.1
2) Agree14541.3
3) Disagree16446.7
4) Strongly disagree154.3
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
108) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Jews are more likely than non-Jews to cheat in business. (ANTISEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree123.4
2) Agree4512.8
3) Disagree21260.4
4) Strongly disagree7822.2
8) Undecided30.9
9) Varies10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
109) How much do you agree with the following statement? - People like me don't have any say about what the government does. (SAYGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5415.2
2) Agree10529.6
3) Disagree15944.8
4) Strongly disagree3710.4
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
110) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Welfare unfortunately involves penalizing the industrious in order to subsidize the lazy. (WELFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10730.3
2) Agree15042.5
3) Disagree7721.8
4) Strongly disagree195.4
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
111) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Social change takes place primarily through social action aimed at government legislation. (CHSTRUCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree308.7
2) Agree22565.4
3) Disagree7923.0
4) Strongly disagree41.2
8) Undecided30.9
9) Varies30.9
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
112) Thinking about all the different kinds of governments in the world today, which of these statements comes closest to how you feel about communism? Is it a good form of government; all right for some countries; bad, but no worse than other forms of government; or is it the worst kind of government? (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) It's a good form of government.174.9
2) It's all right for some countries.12535.8
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.10128.9
4) It's the worst kind of all.10229.2
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies30.9
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
113) With respect to your political views, how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal144.1
2) Liberal7822.6
3) Moderate, middle of the road18152.5
4) Conservative6819.7
5) Extremely conservative20.6
9) Varies20.6
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
114) Did you happen to vote in the last federal election? (VOTE74)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32691.6
2) No308.4
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
115) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - A college education? (RTCOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31288.1
2) No308.5
3) Qualified yes123.4
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
116) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - Adequate housing? (RTHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31890.6
2) No257.1
3) Qualified yes82.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
117) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - Medical care? (RTMEDIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34397.4
2) No20.6
3) Qualified yes61.7
9) Varies10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
118) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - A minimum income adequate to live on? (RTINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29684.1
2) No329.1
3) Qualified yes246.8
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
119) Do you agree or disagree? - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Agree10429.2
2) Disagree25070.2
9) Varies20.6
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
120) Do you agree or disagree? - Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to the men. (FEHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Agree5515.4
2) Disagree30184.6
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
121) Do you agree or disagree? - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree31387.7
2) Disagree4312.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
122) Do you agree or disagree? - A woman should give spiritual leadership to the home. (FERELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree21863.6
2) Disagree9728.3
3) Both partners should.216.1
8) Undecided30.9
9) Varies41.2
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
123) Thinking now of life outside of formal work, about how often would you estimate that you spend an evening with your relatives? (EVERELS)
TOTAL%
1) Daily257.1
2) Weekly13237.4
3) Monthly7421.0
4) Several times a year9025.5
5) Once a year or less195.4
6) Never92.5
9) Varies41.1
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
124) How often would you estimate that you spend an evening with your friends? (EVEFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Daily133.7
2) Weekly18251.3
3) Monthly6819.2
4) Several times a year7822.0
5) Once a year or less61.7
6) Never20.6
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies51.4
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
125) How did you meet most of the people who are now your friends? (HOWMEET)
TOTAL%
1) At work6819.3
2) At school123.4
3) At church154.2
4) Neighborhood4011.3
5) At parties133.7
6) Through family113.1
7) Other185.1
8) A combination of two above8323.5
9) A combination of three above5515.6
10) A combination of more than three above3810.8
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
126) Are you a formal member of - A labor union? (MEMUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10533.4
2) No20966.6
Missing45 
TOTAL314100.0
127) Are you a formal member of - A political group? (MEMPOLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3511.7
2) No26388.3
Missing61 
TOTAL298100.0
128) Are you a formal member of - A service club? (MEMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9028.8
2) No22371.2
Missing46 
TOTAL313100.0
129) Are you a formal member of - A sports group? (MEMSPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11437.5
2) No19062.5
Missing55 
TOTAL304100.0
130) Are you a formal member of - A hobby-related group? (MEMHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7324.8
2) No22175.2
Missing65 
TOTAL294100.0
131) Are you a formal member of - A nationality group? (MEMNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3311.2
2) No26188.8
Missing65 
TOTAL294100.0
132) Are you a formal member of - A church or synagogue? (MEMCHURH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21364.4
2) No11835.6
Missing28 
TOTAL331100.0
133) Are you a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority? (MEMGREEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5418.4
2) No23981.6
Missing66 
TOTAL293100.0
134) Are you a formal member of - A farm organization? (MEMFARM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes176.0
2) No26894.0
Missing74 
TOTAL285100.0
135) Are you a formal member of - Any other group? (MEMOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6934.7
2) No13065.3
Missing160 
TOTAL199100.0
136) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never4612.9
2) Less than once a year4913.7
3) About once a year3610.1
4) Several times a year6718.8
5) About once a month215.9
6) 2-3 times a month174.8
7) Nearly every week3810.6
8) Every week6718.8
9) Several times a week164.5
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
137) RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED ONLY: How often does your husband or wife attend religious services - as often as you, more often than you or less often than you? (SPATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do19266.0
2) More often than I do5619.2
3) Less often than I do4314.8
Missing68 
TOTAL291100.0
138) RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN ONLY: How frequently - if at all - do your children attend Sunday school or religious classes of instruction which are not part of their regular school day? (CHATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly6536.7
2) Often2111.9
3) Sometimes4525.4
4) Never4626.0
Missing182 
TOTAL177100.0
139) How much time would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours9025.2
2) 6-10 hours11131.1
3) 11-15 hours8122.7
4) 16-30 hours4111.5
5) More than 30 hours154.2
6) Rarely or never195.3
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
140) Do you ever make a point of listening to or watching religious services on radio or television? (RELIGTV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly267.3
2) Yes, sometimes10529.4
3) Very seldom10028.0
4) No or practically never12635.3
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
141) Do you enjoy reading? (JOYREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very much24568.6
2) Somewhat9025.2
3) Not particularly226.2
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
142) What kind of reading material do you enjoy the most? (KINDREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Fiction8123.3
2) Academic318.9
3) Non-fiction10028.7
4) Religious113.2
5) Other226.3
8) Two of these7421.3
9) Three of these164.6
10) More than three above133.7
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
143) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Anglican (COMFANG)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable7425.8
2) Comfortable10938.0
3) A little uncomfortable5619.5
4) Very uncomfortable113.8
5) Don't know enough to say3512.2
9) Varies20.7
Missing72 
TOTAL287100.0
144) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Baptist (COMFBAP)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable3411.8
2) Comfortable11439.6
3) A little uncomfortable5318.4
4) Very uncomfortable2910.1
5) Don't know enough to say5719.8
9) Varies10.3
Missing71 
TOTAL288100.0
145) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Lutheran (COMFLUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable4014.0
2) Comfortable10035.0
3) A little uncomfortable4315.0
4) Very uncomfortable207.0
5) Don't know enough to say8228.7
9) Varies10.3
Missing73 
TOTAL286100.0
146) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Roman Catholic (COMFRC)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable6924.4
2) Comfortable6824.0
3) A little uncomfortable7125.1
4) Very uncomfortable5619.8
5) Don't know enough to say186.4
9) Varies10.4
Missing76 
TOTAL283100.0
147) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Jehovah's Witnesses (COMFJW)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable82.8
2) Comfortable124.2
3) A little uncomfortable3512.2
4) Very uncomfortable15955.4
5) Don't know enough to say7325.4
Missing72 
TOTAL287100.0
148) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Mormon (COMFMORM)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable93.1
2) Comfortable238.0
3) A little uncomfortable5619.5
4) Very uncomfortable8128.2
5) Don't know enough to say11841.1
Missing72 
TOTAL287100.0
149) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Jewish (COMFJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable93.2
2) Comfortable3612.9
3) A little uncomfortable6423.0
4) Very uncomfortable5620.1
5) Don't know enough to say11340.6
Missing81 
TOTAL278100.0
150) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - United Church (COMFUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable10636.9
2) Comfortable10536.6
3) A little uncomfortable3311.5
4) Very uncomfortable124.2
5) Don't know enough to say3110.8
Missing72 
TOTAL287100.0
151) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Pentecostal (COMFPENT)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable217.3
2) Comfortable5117.6
3) A little uncomfortable6422.1
4) Very uncomfortable5920.4
5) Don't know enough to say9332.2
9) Varies10.3
Missing70 
TOTAL289100.0
152) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Unitarian (COMFUNIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable186.3
2) Comfortable4415.3
3) A little uncomfortable3311.5
4) Very uncomfortable3211.1
5) Don't know enough to say16055.7
Missing72 
TOTAL287100.0
153) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Greek Orthodox (COMFGO)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable258.6
2) Comfortable4013.8
3) A little uncomfortable5217.9
4) Very uncomfortable3612.4
5) Don't know enough to say13747.2
Missing69 
TOTAL290100.0
154) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your family life (SATFAM)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal27778.7
2) Quite a bit5816.5
3) Some144.0
4) A little10.3
5) None20.6
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
155) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your friendships (SATFRND)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal19555.1
2) Quite a bit12134.2
3) Some329.0
4) A little41.1
5) None20.6
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
156) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your leisure activities (SATHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal18953.7
2) Quite a bit11933.8
3) Some3710.5
4) A little51.4
5) None20.6
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
157) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - The city you live in (SATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal10831.5
2) Quite a bit11633.8
3) Some7521.9
4) A little319.0
5) None133.8
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
158) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your job (SATJOB)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal14243.0
2) Quite a bit10832.7
3) Some5215.8
4) A little175.2
5) None103.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing29 
TOTAL330100.0
159) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your household duties (SATHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8724.9
2) Quite a bit11533.0
3) Some9627.5
4) A little349.7
5) None174.9
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
160) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your annual vacation (SATVACAT)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal18051.7
2) Quite a bit11533.0
3) Some3610.3
4) A little123.4
5) None41.1
9) Varies10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
161) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How can I find real happiness? (QHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Often8423.9
2) Sometimes16948.1
3) No longer5415.4
4) Never have4412.5
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
162) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What is the purpose of life? (QPURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Often8524.5
2) Sometimes17751.0
3) No longer4914.1
4) Never have3510.1
9) Varies10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
163) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How did the world come into being? (QORIGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Often5816.8
2) Sometimes16748.3
3) No longer9226.6
4) Never have298.4
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
164) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Why is there suffering in the world? (QSUFFER)
TOTAL%
1) Often12235.1
2) Sometimes16848.3
3) No longer4613.2
4) Never have113.2
9) Varies10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
165) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What happens after death? (QDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Often6418.4
2) Sometimes18553.3
3) No longer7020.2
4) Never have288.1
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
166) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Children of God? (CHOFGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested61.7
2) Mildly interested185.1
3) Not very interested13939.4
4) Strongly opposed5716.1
5) Never heard of group13337.7
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
167) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Hare Krishna? (KRISHNA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested10.3
2) Mildly interested144.0
3) Not very interested13538.4
4) Strongly opposed8423.9
5) Never heard of group11833.5
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
168) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Zen? (ZEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested30.9
2) Mildly interested257.1
3) Not very interested14039.9
4) Strongly opposed329.1
5) Never heard of group15143.0
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
169) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Yoga groups? (YOGA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested61.7
2) Mildly interested8223.2
3) Not very interested19254.4
4) Strongly opposed236.5
5) Never heard of group4813.6
9) Varies20.6
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
170) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Satanism? (SATANISM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested20.6
2) Mildly interested51.4
3) Not very interested8624.5
4) Strongly opposed16747.6
5) Never heard of group9025.6
9) Varies10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
171) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Hassidism? (HASSID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested20.6
2) Mildly interested61.7
3) Not very interested8323.6
4) Strongly opposed329.1
5) Never heard of group22865.0
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
172) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Guru? (GURU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested10.3
2) Mildly interested133.7
3) Not very interested14741.6
4) Strongly opposed6719.0
5) Never heard of group12535.4
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
173) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Transcendental Meditation? (TRANSMED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested102.8
2) Mildly interested6317.9
3) Not very interested14741.8
4) Strongly opposed3810.8
5) Never heard of group9426.7
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
174) People who believe in astrology claim that the stars, the planets, and our birthdays have a lot to do with our destiny in life. What do you think about this? (ASTROL)
TOTAL%
1) A firm believer92.5
2) Perhaps possible11231.3
3) Very doubtful15743.9
4) Firm disbeliever7922.1
9) Varies10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL358100.0
175) How often do you read your horoscope? (HOROSCOP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily3710.4
2) Occasionally20858.3
3) Never10930.5
4) I'm not sure what a horoscope is.30.8
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
176) What is your experience with meditation? (MEDITATE)
TOTAL%
1) I don't practice any kind of meditation.19053.5
2) I practice meditation using techniques such as sitting or breathing or thinking in special ways.174.8
3) I meditate in other ways.14741.4
9) Varies10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
177) How often do you pray privately? (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) I never pray, or only in religious services.8323.2
2) Only on special occasions328.9
3) Sometimes, but not regularly11632.4
4) Regularly, once a week72.0
5) Regularly, many times a week339.2
6) Regularly, once a day or more8724.3
Missing1 
TOTAL358100.0
178) How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (GRACE)
TOTAL%
1) At all meals4713.2
2) At least once a day298.1
3) At least once a week154.2
4) Only on special occasions11833.1
5) Never or hardly ever14841.5
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
179) How often do you read the Bible privately? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely18952.9
2) Only on special occasions236.4
3) Sometimes, but not regularly11231.4
4) Regularly, once a week41.1
5) Regularly, many times a week143.9
6) Regularly, once a day or more143.9
9) Varies10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
180) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A lucky number (GLNO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8624.4
2) No26775.6
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
181) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A particular piece of clothing (GLCLOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes216.2
2) No31793.8
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
182) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A rabbit's foot (GLRABBIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes164.7
2) No32395.3
Missing20 
TOTAL339100.0
183) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - Making a wish (GLWISH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3911.4
2) No30488.6
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
184) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - The 13th floor of a building (BL13FL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113.2
2) No33896.8
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
185) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - A broken mirror (BLMIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3710.5
2) No31689.5
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
186) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - Crossing under a ladder (BLLADDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4011.3
2) No31388.7
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
187) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - Friday the 13th (BLFRI13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4312.1
2) No31187.9
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
188) Which of these statements comes closest to your view of extrasensory perception (ESP)? (ESP)
TOTAL%
1) I am sure it exists.8523.9
2) I think it probably exists.18451.7
3) I think it probably doesn't exist.4312.1
4) I am sure it doesn't exist.133.7
5) I'm not sure what ESP is.308.4
9) Varies10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
189) One of the beliefs of spiritualism is that it is possible to communicate with the dead. How do you view this claim? (TALKDEAD)
TOTAL%
1) It probably does occur.174.8
2) It may possibly occur.9626.9
3) It probably doesn't occur.12334.5
4) It definitely doesn't occur.11933.3
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
190) Do you believe there is life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17047.6
2) No7621.3
3) Uncertain11131.1
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
191) What do you think will happen to you after death? (UDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) I will go to heaven.6317.8
2) I will go to purgatory.123.4
3) I will go to hell.41.1
4) I will be reincarnated.72.0
5) I will simply stop existing.7120.1
6) I really don't know.19755.6
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
192) What would you say is your primary response to the idea of death? (RESDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Fear4412.4
2) Sorrow6919.4
3) Mystery8925.0
4) Hope5515.4
5) No particular feeling9125.6
9) Varies82.2
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
193) How sure are you that you have found the answer to the meaning of life? (CERTMEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain4211.8
2) Quite certain8122.7
3) Rather uncertain7922.1
4) I don't think there is an answer to such a question.15543.4
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
194) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - People usually bring suffering on themselves. (SUFSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree236.6
2) Agree13237.7
3) Disagree17148.9
4) Strongly disagree205.7
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varies20.6
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
195) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Suffering results from people today being greedy for riches and power. (SUFGREED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree329.2
2) Agree13839.5
3) Disagree16547.3
4) Strongly disagree113.2
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies20.6
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
196) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - People suffer because of the political and economic systems they have. (SUFSYSTM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree205.8
2) Agree17049.3
3) Disagree14140.9
4) Strongly disagree102.9
9) Varies41.2
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
197) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Suffering comes because people don't obey God. (SUFOBEY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree288.1
2) Agree4914.2
3) Disagree17550.9
4) Strongly disagree8725.3
8) Undecided30.9
9) Varies20.6
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
198) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - People who suffer are being punished for their sins. (SUFSINS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree133.9
2) Agree185.4
3) Disagree18555.1
4) Strongly disagree11634.5
8) Undecided30.9
9) Varies10.3
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
199) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Suffering is simply a fact of life, experienced by virtually all of us in the course of a lifetime. (SUFFACT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11332.1
2) Agree20458.0
3) Disagree246.8
4) Strongly disagree82.3
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies20.6
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
200) Which of the following statements comes closest to expressing what you believe in God? (BELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) I know God exists, and I have no doubt about it.15744.2
2) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God.8022.5
3) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at other times.185.1
4) I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a higher power of some kind.5114.4
5) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe there is a way to find out.318.7
6) I don't believe in God.82.3
7) None of the above represents what I believe.41.1
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varies41.1
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
201) Which of the following statements comes closest to expressing what you believe about Jesus? (BELJC)
TOTAL%
1) Jesus is the Divine Son of God and I have no doubts about it.14943.4
2) While I have some doubts, I basically feel that Jesus is Divine.8123.6
3) I feel that Jesus was a great man and very holy, but I don't feel Him to be the Son of God.329.3
4) I think Jesus was only a man, although an extraordinary one.4613.4
5) Frankly, I'm not entirely sure there really was such a person as Jesus.205.8
6) None of the above represents what I believe.102.9
8) Undecided30.9
9) Varies20.6
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
202) If you were asked, do you think you could recite the Ten Commandments? (KNOW1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but not the exact words13938.7
2) Yes, the exact words349.5
3) I'm not sure I could remember all ten.14139.3
4) No, I couldn't.4512.5
TOTAL359100.0
203) Do you happen to know which of Christ's disciples denied him three times? (KNOWDENY)
TOTAL%
1) Thomas72.0
2) Paul41.1
3) Judas5114.4
4) Peter20658.0
5) John10.3
7) No, I don't know.8624.2
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
204) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Elijah (KNOWELIJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20662.0
2) No92.7
3) Don't know11735.2
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
205) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Deuteronomy (KNOWDEUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6019.5
2) No11738.0
3) Don't know13142.5
Missing51 
TOTAL308100.0
206) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Jeremiah (KNOWJER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20862.3
2) No92.7
3) Don't know11735.0
Missing25 
TOTAL334100.0
207) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Paul (KNOWPAUL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes247.8
2) No17256.2
3) Don't know11035.9
Missing53 
TOTAL306100.0
208) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Leviticus (KNOWLEV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6821.9
2) No9731.3
3) Don't know14546.8
Missing49 
TOTAL310100.0
209) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Ezekiel (KNOWEZEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18356.3
2) No103.1
3) Don't know13240.6
Missing34 
TOTAL325100.0
210) Have you ever experienced - A feeling that you were somehow in the presence of God? (EXPERGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.6518.5
2) Yes, I think I have.8423.9
3) No20257.4
8) Undecided10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
211) Have you ever experienced - A feeling that you were somehow in the presence of the Devil? (EXPERDEV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.92.7
2) Yes, I think I have.278.1
3) No29989.3
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
212) Have you ever experienced - A feeling that you were in the presence of a person possessed by supernatural beings? (BELPOS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.41.2
2) Yes, I think I have.103.0
3) No31995.8
Missing26 
TOTAL333100.0
213) In what part of the country were you living at age 16? (AREA16)
TOTAL%
1) The Atlantic Provinces11933.2
2) The East (Ontario or Quebec)5014.0
3) The West13938.8
4) Outside Canada5014.0
Missing1 
TOTAL358100.0
214) What was the nature of the community in which you were living at age 16? (RES16)
TOTAL%
1) Farm6518.2
2) Rural non-farm4612.9
3) Town or small city (under 30,000)10128.3
4) Medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)6117.1
5) Large city (100,000-400,000)4011.2
6) Metropolis (over 400,000)4412.3
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
215) What is the nature of the community in which you are presently living? (RESNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Farm113.1
2) Rural non-farm174.7
3) Town or small city (under 30,000)6217.3
4) Medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)7320.4
5) Large city (100,000-400,000)9526.5
6) Metropolis (over 400,000)9927.7
9) Varies10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL358100.0
216) How many years have you lived in areas with over 30,000 population? (YRSURB)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less10.6
2) 2-5 years63.3
3) 6-10 years2614.4
4) 11-15 years2212.2
5) 16-20 years2513.9
6) 21-30 years4223.3
7) Over 30 years5832.2
Missing179 
TOTAL180100.0
217) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) I am a Canadian citizen.33293.0
2) I am a landed immigrant.246.7
3) I am a citizen of another country, temporarily living in Canada.10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
218) What language do you speak? (LANG)
TOTAL%
1) French and English5114.3
2) English only30284.8
3) French only30.8
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
219) What do you consider your ethnic background to be (father's ancestors)? (FAETH)
TOTAL%
3) Austria41.3
4) Belgium10.3
6) Canada175.4
7) China10.3
8) Czechoslovakia20.6
9) Denmark10.3
10) England10031.6
11) Finland10.3
12) France113.5
13) Germany299.2
14) Greece20.6
16) Hungary20.6
17) India30.9
19) Ireland3711.7
20) Italy20.6
22) Japan30.9
25) Netherlands61.9
26) Norway20.6
28) Philippines10.3
29) Poland61.9
31) Romania30.9
32) Russia30.9
33) Scotland5015.8
35) Sweden20.6
36) Switzerland20.6
37) Ukraine82.5
40) United States20.6
41) Wales61.9
42) Yugoslavia20.6
45) Iceland10.3
48) Serbia10.3
60) French Canada51.6
Missing43 
TOTAL316100.0
220) What do you consider your ethnic background to be (mother's ancestors)? (MAETH)
TOTAL%
3) Austria41.3
4) Belgium31.0
6) Canada185.8
7) China10.3
8) Czechoslovakia31.0
9) Denmark10.3
10) England9229.9
11) Finland10.3
12) France165.2
13) Germany247.8
14) Greece10.3
16) Hungary31.0
17) India31.0
19) Ireland3912.7
20) Italy31.0
22) Japan31.0
25) Netherlands72.3
26) Norway31.0
28) Philippines10.3
29) Poland41.3
31) Romania31.0
32) Russia20.6
33) Scotland4715.3
35) Sweden20.6
36) Switzerland20.6
37) Ukraine82.6
40) United States20.6
41) Wales41.3
42) Yugoslavia20.6
60) French Canada61.9
Missing51 
TOTAL308100.0
221) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White34497.2
4) Oriental51.4
5) East Indian30.8
6) Other20.6
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
222) What kind of work did your father normally do during most of your youth? (See summary documentation for codes.) (FASES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL35936.14819
223) What is your present situation? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time27476.8
2) Working part-time195.3
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness30.8
6) Unemployed30.8
7) Retired174.8
8) Keeping house3610.1
9) In school51.4
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
224) What kind of work do you normally do? (See summary documentation for codes.) (SELFSES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32650.64416
225) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male25270.2
2) Female10729.8
TOTAL359100.0
226) What year were you born? (answers run 1900-1957 and 1879-1898) (YEARBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL35231.29812
227) What is your current marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married29080.8
2) Widowed215.8
3) Divorced92.5
4) Separated71.9
5) Never been married318.6
6) Cohabiting10.3
TOTAL359100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife working currently? (SPWKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time11539.7
2) Working part-time3813.1
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness10.3
4) With a job, but not at work because of temporary lay-off10.3
6) Unemployed51.7
7) Retired93.1
8) Keeping house12141.7
Missing69 
TOTAL290100.0
229) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: What kind of work does your husband or wife do? (See summary documentation for codes.) (SPSES)
TOTAL%
2) 20.6
18) 10.3
23) 51.4
24) 20.6
25) 10.3
27) 41.1
28) 41.1
29) 30.8
30) 41.1
32) 30.8
33) 10.3
34) 20.6
36) 20.6
37) 20.6
38) 113.1
40) 51.4
41) 51.4
43) 10.3
44) 41.1
45) 51.4
46) 51.4
48) 51.4
50) 30.8
51) 174.7
52) 205.6
53) 10.3
56) 30.8
57) 41.1
59) 10.3
60) 20.6
61) 20.6
62) 61.7
63) 20.6
65) 41.1
66) 51.4
69) 20.6
72) 20.6
74) 20.6
76) 20657.4
TOTAL359100.0
230) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes154.5
2) No31795.5
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
231) How many children do you have? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 05115.7
1) 14614.2
2) 29228.3
3) 37924.3
4) 4329.8
5) 5144.3
6) 661.8
7) 720.6
8) 8 or more30.9
Missing34 
TOTAL325100.0
232) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are under age 7? (CHL7)
TOTAL%
1) 14851.6
2) 24043.0
3) 3 or more55.4
Missing266 
TOTAL93100.0
233) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 7-12 years old? (CH712)
TOTAL%
1) 16262.6
2) 22929.3
3) 3 or more88.1
Missing260 
TOTAL99100.0
234) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 13-15 years old? (CH1315)
TOTAL%
1) 15577.5
2) 21419.7
3) 3 or more22.8
Missing288 
TOTAL71100.0
235) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 16-18 years old? (CHL1618)
TOTAL%
1) 15079.4
2) 21320.6
Missing296 
TOTAL63100.0
236) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are over 18 years old? (CHO18)
TOTAL%
1) 14534.6
2) 24433.8
3) 3 or more4131.5
Missing229 
TOTAL130100.0
237) How much education did you get? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school92.6
2) Finished grade school257.1
3) Some high school7120.2
4) Finished high school5716.2
5) Some technical or business training6017.1
6) Some college or university4111.7
7) University degree4212.0
8) Some graduate or professional school267.4
9) Post-graduate degree205.7
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
238) How much education did your spouse get? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school123.9
2) Finished grade school4013.2
3) Some high school7725.3
4) Finished high school5819.1
5) Some technical or business training4715.5
6) Some college or university299.5
7) University degree258.2
8) Some graduate or professional school103.3
9) Post-graduate degree62.0
Missing55 
TOTAL304100.0
239) How much education did your father get? (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school8827.2
2) Finished grade school8626.6
3) Some high school6620.4
4) Finished high school288.7
5) Some technical or business training185.6
6) Some college or university134.0
7) University degree113.4
8) Some graduate or professional school61.9
9) Post-graduate degree72.2
Missing36 
TOTAL323100.0
240) How much education did your mother get? (MAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school7122.3
2) Finished grade school8025.1
3) Some high school6119.1
4) Finished high school5717.9
5) Some technical or business training216.6
6) Some college or university185.6
7) University degree72.2
8) Some graduate or professional school41.3
Missing40 
TOTAL319100.0
241) Which social class do you classify yourself in? (CLASS)
TOTAL%
2) Working class12736.1
3) Middle class21962.2
4) Upper class51.4
9) Varies10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
242) How would you describe your health? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent11833.3
2) Good20056.5
3) Fair339.3
4) Poor30.8
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
243) How much time would you say you have spent in the hospital in the past five years? (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
1) None22563.6
2) 1 week or less6117.2
3) About 2 weeks3710.5
4) About 1 month236.5
5) About 3 months61.7
6) About 6 months10.3
7) About 1 year10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
244) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) New Democrat4914.2
2) Liberal11734.0
3) Conservative9828.5
4) Social Credit82.3
5) Other61.7
6) None4513.1
9) Varies216.1
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
245) What is the religious preference of - Yourself? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant22664.0
2) Catholic9526.9
3) Jewish61.7
4) None174.8
5) Other82.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
246) What is the religious preference of - Your spouse? (SPRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant19163.7
2) Catholic9030.0
3) Jewish51.7
4) None82.7
5) Other62.0
Missing59 
TOTAL300100.0
247) What is the religious preference of - Your father? (PARELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant20563.1
2) Catholic9328.6
3) Jewish51.5
4) None134.0
5) Other92.8
Missing34 
TOTAL325100.0
248) What is the religious preference of - Your mother? (MARELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant20863.8
2) Catholic9629.4
3) Jewish61.8
4) None72.1
5) Other92.8
Missing33 
TOTAL326100.0
249) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination are you? (For ‘Other' responses, see OTHDENOM.) (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican6428.6
2) Baptist125.4
3) Lutheran146.3
4) Methodist31.3
5) Pentecostal20.9
6) Presbyterian156.7
7) United Church9642.9
8) Other188.0
Missing135 
TOTAL224100.0
250) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your spouse? (For ‘Other' responses, see SPOTHDEN.) (SPDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican5829.6
2) Baptist147.1
3) Lutheran126.1
4) Methodist21.0
5) Pentecostal52.6
6) Presbyterian157.7
7) United Church7437.8
8) Other168.2
Missing163 
TOTAL196100.0
251) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your father? (For ‘Other' responses, see PAOTHDEN.) (PADENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican5326.1
2) Baptist115.4
3) Lutheran136.4
4) Methodist63.0
5) Pentecostal10.5
6) Presbyterian199.4
7) United Church8039.4
8) Other209.9
Missing156 
TOTAL203100.0
252) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your mother? (For ‘Other' responses, see MAOTHDEN.) (MADENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican5527.0
2) Baptist136.4
3) Lutheran157.4
4) Methodist42.0
5) Pentecostal21.0
6) Presbyterian167.8
7) United Church8139.7
8) Other188.8
Missing155 
TOTAL204100.0
253) Looking back at your childhood, how often would you say you went to religious services when you were growing up? (YGATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never61.8
2) Less than once a year30.9
3) About once a year164.8
4) Several times a year319.2
5) About once a month123.6
6) 2-3 times a month3510.4
7) Nearly every week8023.8
8) Every week11333.6
9) Several times a week4011.9
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
254) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your father (PACOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious6418.5
2) Somewhat religious14742.5
3) Not very religious13539.0
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
255) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your mother (MACOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious11432.7
2) Somewhat religious18352.4
3) Not very religious5214.9
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
256) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your spouse (SPCOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious4715.1
2) Somewhat religious16151.8
3) Not very religious10333.1
Missing48 
TOTAL311100.0
257) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Yourself (COMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious4212.0
2) Somewhat religious18552.7
3) Not very religious12435.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
258) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Increasing disbelief (DISDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important3221.2
2) Somewhat important3321.9
3) Not very important8657.0
Missing208 
TOTAL151100.0
259) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Conflict between religion and science (DISCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1912.8
2) Somewhat important3624.3
3) Not very important9362.8
Missing211 
TOTAL148100.0
260) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Conflict between religion and psychology (DISPSYCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important75.0
2) Somewhat important3222.9
3) Not very important10172.1
Missing219 
TOTAL140100.0
261) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Decreasing interest in questions of meaning and purpose (DISQUEST)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1510.6
2) Somewhat important3927.5
3) Not very important8862.0
Missing217 
TOTAL142100.0
262) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Lack of close friends in church (DISFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important85.7
2) Somewhat important3021.4
3) Not very important10272.9
Missing219 
TOTAL140100.0
263) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Lack of interest of a husband or wife (DISSP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1510.8
2) Somewhat important2618.7
3) Not very important9870.5
Missing220 
TOTAL139100.0
264) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Existence of cliques among members (DISCLIQS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important2013.7
2) Somewhat important3524.0
3) Not very important9162.3
Missing213 
TOTAL146100.0
265) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Disenchantment with what religious organizations are doing (DISORGS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important4228.0
2) Somewhat important5335.3
3) Not very important5436.0
9) Varies10.7
Missing209 
TOTAL150100.0
266) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - The absence of God in time of need (DISNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1410.1
2) Somewhat important2115.2
3) Not very important10273.9
9) Varies10.7
Missing221 
TOTAL138100.0
267) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - The restriction religion places on life (DISRESTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1511.0
2) Somewhat important2820.6
3) Not very important9368.4
Missing223 
TOTAL136100.0
268) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Religion was forced on me as a child. (DISFORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important2316.1
2) Somewhat important2215.4
3) Not very important9868.5
Missing216 
TOTAL143100.0
269) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Increasing awareness of hypocrisy (DISHYPOC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important5436.7
2) Somewhat important3523.8
3) Not very important5839.5
Missing212 
TOTAL147100.0
270) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Other (DISOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Irrelevant26.3
2) Leaders13.1
3) Members515.6
4) Monemp13.1
5) Negative qualities26.3
6) Secularization26.3
11) Access39.4
12) Age13.1
13) Apathy39.4
16) Health13.1
18) Time confining26.3
19) Time choice825.0
30) Miscellaneous13.1
Missing327 
TOTAL32100.0
271) How does your present financial situation leave you? (SATFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied12334.6
2) More or less satisfied19153.7
3) Not satisfied at all4111.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
272) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been: (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better19956.1
2) Getting worse267.3
3) Staying about the same13036.6
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
273) Which of the following figures comes closest to your total family income before taxes in 1974? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,000144.0
2) $5,000 to $6,999216.0
3) $7,000 to $8,999257.2
4) $9,000 to $9,999257.2
5) $10,000 to $14,99910530.1
6) $15,000 to $19,9998022.9
7) $20,000 to $24,9993610.3
8) $25,000 and over4312.3
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
274) How happy are you nowadays - very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy7721.8
2) Pretty happy23265.7
3) Not too happy4412.5
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
275) How exciting do you find life? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting17549.3
2) Routine17148.2
3) Dull41.1
9) Varies51.4
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
276) ASKDED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How would you describe your marriage - very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy15853.4
2) Pretty happy11338.2
3) Not too happy248.1
9) Varies10.3
Missing63 
TOTAL296100.0
277) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canada? (FUTCAN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence23967.9
2) Will continue about the same8825.0
3) Will probably lose some influence246.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
278) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The traditional family? (FUTFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence4613.3
2) Will continue about the same16748.4
3) Will probably lose some influence13037.7
9) Varies20.6
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
279) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Roman Catholicism? (FUTRC)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence257.2
2) Will continue about the same15945.7
3) Will probably lose some influence16346.8
9) Varies10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
280) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United States? (FUTUS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence4513.2
2) Will continue about the same9828.8
3) Will probably lose some influence19657.6
9) Varies10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
281) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Science? (FUTSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence26176.3
2) Will continue about the same6920.2
3) Will probably lose some influence92.6
9) Varies30.9
Missing17 
TOTAL342100.0
282) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Judaism? (FUTJUD)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence154.7
2) Will continue about the same21566.8
3) Will probably lose some influence9128.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing37 
TOTAL322100.0
283) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United Nations? (FUTUN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence5315.6
2) Will continue about the same13840.7
3) Will probably lose some influence14743.4
9) Varies10.3
Missing20 
TOTAL339100.0
284) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canadian Indians? (FUTINDS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence16248.8
2) Will continue about the same13440.4
3) Will probably lose some influence3410.2
9) Varies20.6
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
285) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Traditional morality? (FUTMOR)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence6920.3
2) Will continue about the same12937.9
3) Will probably lose some influence14041.2
9) Varies20.6
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
286) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Russia? (FUTRUS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence12838.1
2) Will continue about the same15445.8
3) Will probably lose some influence5315.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
287) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Protestantism? (FUTPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence298.6
2) Will continue about the same24572.9
3) Will probably lose some influence6118.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
288) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Education? (FUTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence18554.3
2) Will continue about the same11032.3
3) Will probably lose some influence4412.9
9) Varies20.6
Missing18 
TOTAL341100.0
289) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Israel? (FUTIS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence8425.4
2) Will continue about the same14844.7
3) Will probably lose some influence9729.3
8) Undecided20.6
Missing28 
TOTAL331100.0
290) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Women? (FUTWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence26075.6
2) Will continue about the same8023.3
3) Will probably lose some influence10.3
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies20.6
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
291) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Atheism? (FUTATH)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence8224.5
2) Will continue about the same19658.5
3) Will probably lose some influence5516.4
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
292) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Europe? (FUTEUR)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence7221.5
2) Will continue about the same21463.9
3) Will probably lose some influence4814.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
293) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Men? (FUTMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence257.6
2) Will continue about the same24775.1
3) Will probably lose some influence5717.3
Missing30 
TOTAL329100.0
294) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The French in Canada? (FUTFREN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence7722.3
2) Will continue about the same17550.6
3) Will probably lose some influence9226.6
8) Undecided20.6
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
295) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The Arab countries? (FUTARAB)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence17952.6
2) Will continue about the same8424.7
3) Will probably lose some influence7421.8
8) Undecided30.9
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
296) Date questionnaire completed (DATEIN)
TOTAL%
0) October71.9
1) May 15-3114039.0
2) June 1-155114.2
3) June 16-30102.8
4) July 1-155114.2
5) July 16-315114.2
6) August 1-15257.0
7) August 16-31174.7
8) September 1-1551.4
9) September 16-3020.6
TOTAL359100.0
297) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Other, second mention (PROBS2)
TOTAL%
5) Immigration222.2
6) Laws - enforcement222.2
8) Politics222.2
11) Welfare abuse111.1
20) Miscellaneous222.2
Missing350 
TOTAL9100.0
298) Other denominations (OTHDENOM)
TOTAL%
6) Christian and Missionary Alliance15.9
7) Christian Reformed211.8
9) Church of Christ15.9
10) Evangelical15.9
14) Greek Orthodox15.9
18) Mennonite317.6
19) Mormon211.8
21) Nondenominational15.9
23) Salvation Army317.6
24) Eastern Orthodox15.9
26) Quaker15.9
Missing342 
TOTAL17100.0
299) Spouse's other denomination (SPOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
6) Christian and Missionary Alliance17.7
7) Christian Reformed215.4
10) Evangelical17.7
14) Greek Orthodox17.7
18) Mennonite323.1
19) Mormon215.4
21) Nondenominational17.7
24) Eastern Orthodox17.7
26) Quaker17.7
Missing346 
TOTAL13100.0
300) Father's other denomination (PAOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
4) Brethren16.3
7) Christian Reformed212.5
14) Greek Orthodox212.5
18) Mennonite425.0
19) Mormon212.5
23) Salvation Army212.5
24) Eastern Orthodox212.5
29) Congregational16.3
Missing343 
TOTAL16100.0
301) Mother's other denomination (MAOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Adventist15.0
4) Brethren15.0
5) Christian15.0
7) Christian Reformed315.0
9) Church of Christ15.0
14) Greek Orthodox315.0
18) Mennonite420.0
19) Mormon210.0
23) Salvation Army15.0
24) Eastern Orthodox210.0
28) Christadelphian15.0
Missing339 
TOTAL20100.0
302) Age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL35243.98612
303) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) British Columbia4111.4
2) Prairies12133.7
3) Ontario308.4
4) Quebec215.8
5) Atlantic14640.7
TOTAL359100.0
304) Age group (AGEGP)
TOTAL%
1) 18-349326.4
2) 35-5418051.1
3) 55 and over7922.4
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
305) First year of respondent's participation: (FIRSTYR4)
TOTAL%
1) 1975359100.0
TOTAL359100.0
306) Province: (PROVINC4)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland318.6
1) British Columbia4412.3
2) Alberta4713.1
3) Saskatchewan3910.9
4) Manitoba339.2
5) Ontario318.6
6) Quebec215.8
7) Nova Scotia339.2
8) Prince Edward Island4312.0
9) New Brunswick3710.3
TOTAL359100.0
307) Size of respondent's home city/town: (CATEGOR4)
TOTAL%
1) 100,000 and above25069.6
2) 99,999-10,0006818.9
3) Less than 10,0004111.4
TOTAL359100.0
308) Area of respondent for comparison with AREA in 1975 (AREA4)
TOTAL%
1) 24468.0
2) 4512.5
3) 51.4
4) 113.1
5) 61.7
6) 30.8
7) 92.5
8) 123.3
9) 20.6
12) 41.1
14) 30.8
16) 30.8
34) 10.3
99) 113.1
TOTAL359100.0
309) Respondent's area (see summary documentation for codes) (AREANAM4)
TOTAL%
101) 318.6
102) 10.3
106) 30.8
107) 61.7
199) 30.8
201) 30.8
202) 349.5
204) 82.2
208) 20.6
301) 287.8
302) 10.3
303) 10.3
305) 41.1
312) 41.1
399) 10.3
401) 246.7
404) 30.8
408) 61.7
501) 267.2
514) 30.8
534) 10.3
599) 10.3
601) 133.6
609) 20.6
616) 30.8
699) 30.8
701) 287.8
702) 20.6
707) 30.8
801) 359.7
803) 30.8
808) 41.1
899) 10.3
901) 308.4
902) 41.1
903) 10.3
999) 20.6
1001) 277.5
1002) 20.6
1005) 20.6
TOTAL359100.0
310) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Poverty (POVERTY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11231.3
2) Fairly serious17849.7
3) Not very serious6518.2
4) Not serious at all30.8
Missing1 
TOTAL358100.0
311) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unemployment (UNEMPLO4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13838.7
2) Fairly serious18852.7
3) Not very serious308.4
4) Not serious at all10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
312) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Crime (CRIME4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious14441.0
2) Fairly serious16948.1
3) Not very serious3710.5
4) Not serious at all10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
313) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Lack of Canadian unity (UNITY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15143.3
2) Fairly serious12235.0
3) Not very serious6418.3
4) Not serious at all113.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
314) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Child abuse (CHABUSE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious14741.4
2) Fairly serious16446.2
3) Not very serious4211.8
4) Not serious at all20.6
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
315) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - French-English relations (FRENENG4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious10028.2
2) Fairly serious13638.4
3) Not very serious9627.1
4) Not serious at all226.2
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
316) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The G.S.T. (GST4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17749.7
2) Fairly serious9225.8
3) Not very serious7019.7
4) Not serious at all164.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
317) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unequal treatment of women (WOMEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious4111.5
2) Fairly serious14039.3
3) Not very serious15343.0
4) Not serious at all215.9
8) Undecided10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
318) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Racial discrimination (RACIAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious3710.5
2) Fairly serious13939.6
3) Not very serious15042.7
4) Not serious at all257.1
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
319) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7822.0
2) Fairly serious17850.3
3) Not very serious9025.4
4) Not serious at all82.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
320) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Violence (VIOLENC4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11732.8
2) Fairly serious16947.3
3) Not very serious6618.5
4) Not serious at all51.4
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
321) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Lack of leadership (LKLEAD4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious20657.9
2) Fairly serious10128.4
3) Not very serious4612.9
4) Not serious at all30.8
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
322) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The economy (ECONOMY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious20056.2
2) Fairly serious13638.2
3) Not very serious205.6
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
323) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Drugs (DRUGS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17247.9
2) Fairly serious15543.2
3) Not very serious298.1
4) Not serious at all30.8
TOTAL359100.0
324) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The environment (ENVIRT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious16145.0
2) Fairly serious15242.5
3) Not very serious4111.5
4) Not serious at all41.1
Missing1 
TOTAL358100.0
325) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Family breakdown (FAMBRK4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9326.1
2) Fairly serious18050.4
3) Not very serious7721.6
4) Not serious at all41.1
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
326) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Energy (ENERGY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious5816.7
2) Fairly serious15745.1
3) Not very serious11833.9
4) Not serious at all154.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
327) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - AIDS (AIDS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious14440.4
2) Fairly serious14139.6
3) Not very serious6117.1
4) Not serious at all92.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
328) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Illiteracy (ILLIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious5615.8
2) Fairly serious17348.7
3) Not very serious10830.4
4) Not serious at all174.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
329) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Sexual assault (SEXUAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious10629.9
2) Fairly serious16847.3
3) Not very serious7621.4
4) Not serious at all41.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
330) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - American influence (AMINFLU4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious6718.8
2) Fairly serious10930.6
3) Not very serious13237.1
4) Not serious at all4813.5
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
331) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7019.8
2) Fairly serious21259.9
3) Not very serious6919.5
4) Not serious at all30.8
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
332) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Government incompetence (GOVTINC4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19655.2
2) Fairly serious11031.0
3) Not very serious4111.5
4) Not serious at all82.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
333) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Native-White relations (NATWH4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7320.4
2) Fairly serious18752.2
3) Not very serious8423.5
4) Not serious at all143.9
Missing1 
TOTAL358100.0
334) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Constitutional agreement (CONSTIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious10028.7
2) Fairly serious13037.4
3) Not very serious8825.3
4) Not serious at all308.6
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
335) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other (PORBS901)
TOTAL%
30) Abortion39.7
31) Deficit13.2
36) Legal system26.5
37) Morality412.9
38) Politics619.4
39) Regional26.5
40) Unions13.2
43) Free trade13.2
99) Other1135.5
Missing328 
TOTAL31100.0
336) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other (PROBS902)
TOTAL%
33) Family life110.0
35) Immigration110.0
37) Morality110.0
38) Politics330.0
99) Other440.0
Missing349 
TOTAL10100.0
337) What, in your opinion, is the nation's No. 1 problem? (NO1PROB4)
TOTAL%
1) Poverty62.0
2) Unemployment289.2
3) Crime31.0
4) Lack of unity175.6
6) French-English relations103.3
7) G.S.T.62.0
9) Racial discrimination10.3
11) Violence10.3
12) Lack of leadership4916.0
13) Economy4213.7
14) Drugs41.3
15) Environment82.6
16) Family breakdown20.7
18) AIDS10.3
19) Illiteracy10.3
21) American influence20.7
22) Juvenile delinquency10.3
23) Government incompetence5317.3
25) Constitutional agreement10.3
31) Deficit258.2
32) Education10.3
34) Elderly10.3
35) Immigration31.0
37) Morality51.6
38) Government in general113.6
41) Welfare system20.7
99) Other227.2
Missing53 
TOTAL306100.0
338) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Television? (CONTV4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal102.8
2) Quite a bit11432.0
3) Some18150.8
4) Little or none5114.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
339) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Radio? (CONRAD4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal154.2
2) Quite a bit14841.9
3) Some16145.6
4) Little or none298.2
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
340) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Newspapers? (CONNEW4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal185.1
2) Quite a bit12334.9
3) Some17248.9
4) Little or none3911.1
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
341) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Major business? (CONBUS4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal195.4
2) Quite a bit14039.9
3) Some13638.7
4) Little or none5515.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
342) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Schools? (CONSCHO4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal3911.1
2) Quite a bit16346.3
3) Some12034.1
4) Little or none308.5
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
343) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Labor unions? (CONUNIO4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal144.0
2) Quite a bit6618.7
3) Some16045.3
4) Little or none11332.0
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
344) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Religious organizations? (CONCHUR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal318.9
2) Quite a bit10530.1
3) Some15945.6
4) Little or none5315.2
9) Varied10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
345) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Financial institutions? (CONFIN4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal205.7
2) Quite a bit12535.9
3) Some15143.4
4) Little or none5114.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
346) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The police? (CONPOL4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8824.7
2) Quite a bit17549.2
3) Some8323.3
4) Little or none92.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
347) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The court system? (CONCOUR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal339.3
2) Quite a bit11031.0
3) Some13939.2
4) Little or none7120.0
9) Varied20.6
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
348) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Your local government? (CONLOC4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal185.4
2) Quite a bit9628.6
3) Some16348.5
4) Little or none5817.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
349) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Your provincial government? (CONPROV4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal185.0
2) Quite a bit8523.7
3) Some15844.1
4) Little or none9727.1
Missing1 
TOTAL358100.0
350) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The federal government? (CONFED4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal102.8
2) Quite a bit339.2
3) Some10228.6
4) Little or none21259.4
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
351) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Big corporations (POWCOPR4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much26475.2
2) Too little51.4
3) Right amount8223.4
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
352) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Labor unions (POWUNIO4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much21561.1
2) Too little257.1
3) Right amount11231.8
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
353) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Protestants (POWPROT4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much226.7
2) Too little4413.4
3) Right amount26279.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing30 
TOTAL329100.0
354) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Americans (POWAMER4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much18755.2
2) Too little102.9
3) Right amount14241.9
Missing20 
TOTAL339100.0
355) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - French Canadians (POWFREN4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much20259.1
2) Too little205.8
3) Right amount11934.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing17 
TOTAL342100.0
356) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Blacks (POWBLAC4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much267.6
2) Too little10631.2
3) Right amount20861.2
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
357) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Whites (POWWHIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much5115.1
2) Too little4112.1
3) Right amount24672.8
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
358) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Jews (POWJEW4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much5917.6
2) Too little319.3
3) Right amount24472.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
359) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Orientals (POWORIE4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much4212.8
2) Too little5015.2
3) Right amount23772.0
Missing30 
TOTAL329100.0
360) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - East Indians and Pakistanis (POWEIP4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much7422.4
2) Too little4914.8
3) Right amount20862.8
Missing28 
TOTAL331100.0
361) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Natives (POWNAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much5115.0
2) Too little17150.4
3) Right amount11634.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing20 
TOTAL339100.0
362) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - English Canadians (POWENG4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much3811.3
2) Too little9728.9
3) Right amount20159.8
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
363) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Roman Catholics (POWRC4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much6118.3
2) Too little216.3
3) Right amount25275.4
Missing25 
TOTAL334100.0
364) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Women (POWWOME4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much267.6
2) Too little15444.8
3) Right amount16247.1
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
365) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Men (POWMEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much10631.6
2) Too little257.5
3) Right amount20360.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
366) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Rich people (POWRICH4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much26276.8
2) Too little61.8
3) Right amount7221.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing18 
TOTAL341100.0
367) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - The media (POWMEDI4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much22765.2
2) Too little174.9
3) Right amount10329.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
368) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Religious groups (POWCHUR4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much6519.6
2) Too little5717.2
3) Right amount21063.3
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
369) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Special interest groups (POWINGP4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much12236.7
2) Too little3811.4
3) Right amount17251.8
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
370) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Average Canadians (POWAVG4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much10.3
2) Too little24269.7
3) Right amount10430.0
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
371) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Politicians (POWPOL4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much26074.7
2) Too little92.6
3) Right amount7621.8
9) Varied30.9
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
372) Some people say that Canada should be a ‘melting pot' for people coming here from other countries - they should give up their cultural differences and become Canadians. Others say that Canada should be a ‘mosaic,' where people are loyal to Canada and yet keep many of the customs of their previous countries. How do you feel about this? (MOSAIC4)
TOTAL%
1) I favor the ‘melting pot' idea.15744.2
2) I favor the ‘mosaic' idea.16847.3
3) I have no preference.215.9
4) Other82.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
373) Concerning bilingualism in Canada, would you say that Canada should have two official languages (French and English), only one official language (French or English), or no official language? (BILING4)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages - French and English.13538.2
2) Canada should have one official language - English.18351.8
3) Canada should have one official language - French.10.3
4) Canada should have no official language.236.5
5) Other92.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
374) Do you feel that any racial or cultural groups in your community are discriminated against? Is it getting worse; is it getting better; is it neither better nor worse; there is no current discrimination, it was only a problem in the past; or has discrimination never been a problem? (DISCRIM4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it's getting worse3710.6
2) Yes, but it's getting better6418.3
3) Yes, but it's no better or worse9928.3
4) No, although it was a problem in the past3710.6
5) No, and such a problem has never been very serious11232.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
375) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Blacks? (WB4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19358.0
2) No13841.4
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing26 
TOTAL333100.0
376) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and East Indians or Pakistanis? (WEIP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19759.3
2) No13340.1
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
377) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Natives? (WN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22969.0
2) No10130.4
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
378) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Orientals? (WO4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22267.3
2) No10632.1
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing29 
TOTAL330100.0
379) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Roman Catholics? (PC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29688.4
2) No3711.0
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
380) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Jews? (PJ4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27582.8
2) No5516.6
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
381) Do you approve of marriages between - Jews and Roman Catholics? (JC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27482.8
2) No5516.6
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing28 
TOTAL331100.0
382) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT4)
TOTAL%
0) None144.0
1) 161.7
2) 2-3133.7
4) 4 or more31390.2
9) Varied10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
383) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Roman Catholics (ACQRC4)
TOTAL%
0) None41.1
1) 1123.4
2) 2-34011.5
4) 4 or more29183.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
384) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - French Canadians (ACQFREN4)
TOTAL%
0) None7622.0
1) 13610.4
2) 2-38524.6
4) 4 or more14742.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
385) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - English Canadians (ACQENG4)
TOTAL%
0) None51.4
1) 161.7
2) 2-3144.1
4) 4 or more31992.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
386) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW4)
TOTAL%
0) None13139.7
1) 13711.2
2) 2-38626.1
4) 4 or more7522.7
9) Varied10.3
Missing29 
TOTAL330100.0
387) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Orientals (ACQOR4)
TOTAL%
0) None13139.0
1) 14112.2
2) 2-38224.4
4) 4 or more8124.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
388) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Natives (ACQNAT4)
TOTAL%
0) None18555.4
1) 1319.3
2) 2-35616.8
4) 4 or more6118.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing25 
TOTAL334100.0
389) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBL4)
TOTAL%
0) None17251.8
1) 14313.0
2) 2-36619.9
4) 4 or more5015.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
390) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - East Indians or Pakistanis (ACQEIP4)
TOTAL%
0) None19056.2
1) 14713.9
2) 2-35616.6
4) 4 or more4413.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
391) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage (PREMARS4)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong7922.3
2) Almost always wrong6217.5
3) Sometimes wrong10730.2
4) Not wrong at all10529.7
9) Varied10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
392) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - A married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner (XMARSEX4)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong24268.2
2) Almost always wrong7420.8
3) Sometimes wrong349.6
4) Not wrong at all41.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
393) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - Two adults of the same sex having sexual relations (HOMOSEX4)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong26675.6
2) Almost always wrong216.0
3) Sometimes wrong308.5
4) Not wrong at all349.7
9) Varied10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
394) Did you ever have a sex education course in high school or prior to high school, and was it worthwhile or not worthwhile? If you never had a class, do you wish that you had or are you glad you didn't? (SEXEDUC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it was worthwhile.205.7
2) Yes, but it wasn't very worthwhile.308.6
3) No, but I wish I had.23066.1
4) No, and I'm glad I didn't.6719.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
395) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about the distribution of pornography? There should be no laws forbidding its distribution; there should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18; there should be laws forbidding its distribution to all persons. (PORNLAW4)
TOTAL%
1) There should be no laws forbidding its distribution.174.8
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18.17649.7
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.15944.9
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
396) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - There is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABDEFEC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28682.2
2) No6217.8
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
397) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She is married and does not want to have any more children? (ABNOMOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15143.8
2) No19355.9
9) Varied10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
398) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - Her own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABHLTH4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32593.4
2) No236.6
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
399) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - The family has a very low income and cannot afford more children? (ABPOOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17451.0
2) No16648.7
9) Varied10.3
Missing18 
TOTAL341100.0
400) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She became pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30487.4
2) No4212.1
8) Undecided20.6
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
401) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She is not married and does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGL4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17350.3
2) No16949.1
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
402) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She simply wants it for any reason? (ABALL4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11934.3
2) No22765.4
9) Varied10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
403) Has the existence of AIDS resulted in an alteration of sexual habits on the part of people you know? (AIDSOTH4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12740.2
2) No18157.3
8) Undecided72.2
9) Varied10.3
Missing43 
TOTAL316100.0
404) Has the existence of AIDS resulted in an alteration of sexual habits on your part? (AIDSYOU4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5717.6
2) No26782.4
Missing35 
TOTAL324100.0
405) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An alcoholic (ALHOLIC4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease17448.7
2) A bit uneasy15643.7
3) Very uneasy277.6
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
406) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A former mental patient (FMPAT4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease12434.8
2) A bit uneasy18652.2
3) Very uneasy4512.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
407) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A drug user (DRUGUSE4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease5816.3
2) A bit uneasy15443.4
3) Very uneasy14340.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
408) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A person with AIDS (AIDSPER4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease7120.3
2) A bit uneasy14742.1
3) Very uneasy13137.5
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
409) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An ex-convict (EXCON4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease8122.9
2) A bit uneasy18552.4
3) Very uneasy8624.4
9) Varied10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
410) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A drug addict (DRUGADD4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease4512.8
2) A bit uneasy12836.5
3) Very uneasy17750.4
9) Varied10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
411) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A male homosexual (HOMOSXL4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease11331.9
2) A bit uneasy13237.3
3) Very uneasy10930.8
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
412) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A female homosexual (LESBIAN4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease12737.4
2) A bit uneasy12837.6
3) Very uneasy8424.7
9) Varied10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
413) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A person in a wheelchair (WCHAIR4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease32191.2
2) A bit uneasy288.0
3) Very uneasy30.9
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
414) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Native (NATIVE4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease31589.2
2) A bit uneasy3610.2
3) Very uneasy20.6
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
415) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An Oriental (ORIENT4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease33093.2
2) A bit uneasy205.6
3) Very uneasy41.1
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
416) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Black (BLACK4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease31889.8
2) A bit uneasy329.0
3) Very uneasy41.1
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
417) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An East Indian or Pakistani (EIP4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease29683.6
2) A bit uneasy4713.3
3) Very uneasy113.1
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
418) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Jew (JEW4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease33193.5
2) A bit uneasy195.4
3) Very uneasy41.1
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
419) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - Most of the time people try to be helpful. (PHELP4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7119.9
2) Agree26373.7
3) Disagree236.4
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
420) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - Most people try to take advantage of others when they get the chance. (PTAKE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree185.1
2) Agree8724.6
3) Disagree22563.6
4) Strongly disagree226.2
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
421) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - Most people can be trusted. (PTRUST4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree359.9
2) Agree26273.8
3) Disagree4913.8
4) Strongly disagree92.5
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
422) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - Most of the time people are looking out for themselves. (PSELVES4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4913.9
2) Agree21159.8
3) Disagree8925.2
4) Strongly disagree30.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
423) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - Most people try to be fair. (PFAIR4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree359.9
2) Agree27878.3
3) Disagree4011.3
4) Strongly disagree10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
424) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - One cannot be too careful in dealing with people. (PWATCH4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4713.3
2) Agree18251.4
3) Disagree11231.6
4) Strongly disagree123.4
8) Undecided10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
425) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Friendship (not included on French questionnaire) (PVFD4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27477.0
2) Somewhat important6217.4
3) Not very important30.8
75) French respondents174.8
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
426) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Honesty (not included on French questionnaire) (PVHON4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25772.2
2) Somewhat important7721.6
3) Not very important41.1
9) Varied10.3
75) French respondents174.8
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
427) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Kindness (not included on French questionnaire) (PVKIND4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23967.1
2) Somewhat important9426.4
3) Not very important61.7
75) French respondents174.8
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
428) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Working hard (not included on French questionnaire) (PVWORK4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14540.8
2) Somewhat important15343.1
3) Not very important3710.4
4) Not important at all30.8
75) French respondents174.8
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
429) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Generosity (not included on French questionnaire) (PVGENER4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important11031.3
2) Somewhat important17148.6
3) Not very important5114.5
4) Not important at all30.9
75) French respondents174.8
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
430) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - A comfortable life (not included on French questionnaire) (PVCOMF4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important18652.8
2) Somewhat important12334.9
3) Not very important257.1
4) Not important at all10.3
75) French respondents174.8
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
431) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Politeness (not included on French questionnaire) (PVPOLIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important13538.4
2) Somewhat important15343.5
3) Not very important4412.5
4) Not important at all30.9
75) French respondents174.8
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
432) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Family life (not included on French questionnaire) (PVFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23566.4
2) Somewhat important8824.9
3) Not very important144.0
75) French respondents174.8
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
433) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Concern for others (not included on French questionnaire) (PVCON4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14340.1
2) Somewhat important16345.7
3) Not very important349.5
75) French respondents174.8
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
434) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Being loved (not included on French questionnaire) (PVLOVED4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25571.6
2) Somewhat important7922.2
3) Not very important51.4
75) French respondents174.8
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
435) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Friendliness (not included on French questionnaire) (PVFDLY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19454.8
2) Somewhat important13538.1
3) Not very important82.3
75) French respondents174.8
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
436) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Organize public meetings? (PROMEET4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34998.0
2) No72.0
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
437) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Publish materials? (PROPAMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33895.5
2) No164.5
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
438) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Organize marches? (PROMAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30084.7
2) No5315.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
439) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Set up blockades? (PROBLOC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes308.5
2) No32391.0
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
440) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Damage government property? (PROPROP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41.1
2) No35298.9
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
441) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Possess weapons? (PROWEAP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41.1
2) No35398.9
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
442) Is there any area within a kilometer of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10931.2
2) No23968.5
8) Undecided10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
443) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes205.7
2) No32894.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
444) During 1989, did anyone illegally enter your apartment or home? (BURGLAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes195.5
2) No32994.5
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
445) During 1989, did anyone take something from you by using force - such as a stickup, mugging or threat? (ROBBERY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61.7
2) No34298.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
446) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree308.6
2) Agree11332.5
3) Disagree17851.1
4) Strongly disagree246.9
9) Varied30.9
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
447) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Everything's relative. (RELTIVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree268.1
2) Agree17755.1
3) Disagree10231.8
4) Strongly disagree165.0
Missing38 
TOTAL321100.0
448) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Law enforcement is applied evenly to all those who break the law. (LAWENF4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree113.4
2) Agree309.1
3) Disagree21264.6
4) Strongly disagree7522.9
Missing31 
TOTAL328100.0
449) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - War is justified when other ways of settling international disputes fail. (WAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree267.6
2) Agree14442.1
3) Disagree11834.5
4) Strongly disagree5215.2
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing17 
TOTAL342100.0
450) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - To me, work is nothing more than making a living. (WKLIVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree185.2
2) Agree7220.7
3) Disagree20057.6
4) Strongly disagree5716.4
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
451) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Because not all Canadians have the same religious beliefs, it would be better not to have prayers said in public schools. (PRAYERS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3510.1
2) Agree10329.6
3) Disagree14341.1
4) Strongly disagree6619.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
452) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - In spite of what some people say, the lot of the average person is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA24)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5114.8
2) Agree14742.7
3) Disagree13840.1
4) Strongly disagree72.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
453) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13739.6
2) Agree15344.2
3) Disagree329.2
4) Strongly disagree236.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
454) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Mulroney is doing a pretty good job as Prime Minister. (MULRON4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree133.8
2) Agree4713.6
3) Disagree9126.3
4) Strongly disagree19355.8
8) Undecided20.6
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
455) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - A person should retire at age 65, regardless of health. (RETIRE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5214.9
2) Agree8825.3
3) Disagree13939.9
4) Strongly disagree6919.8
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
456) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Sex education should not be offered in the public schools. (SEXSCH4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree319.0
2) Agree5215.1
3) Disagree17851.7
4) Strongly disagree8324.1
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
457) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - The political and economic system we have in this country is about the best there is. (BESTSYS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree185.2
2) Agree16046.6
3) Disagree13238.5
4) Strongly disagree339.6
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
458) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement -Immigrants to Canada have an obligation to learn Canadian ways. (IMMIGS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13439.1
2) Agree19256.0
3) Disagree154.4
4) Strongly disagree20.6
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
459) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - People like me don't have any say about what the government does. (SAYGOVT4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6518.7
2) Agree11733.7
3) Disagree14140.6
4) Strongly disagree246.9
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
460) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - The overemphasis on individual rights is making social life difficult. (RIGHTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6218.1
2) Agree17551.0
3) Disagree9728.3
4) Strongly disagree82.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
461) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - In general, the courts do not deal harshly enough with criminals. (COURTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12937.5
2) Agree16748.5
3) Disagree4312.5
4) Strongly disagree51.5
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
462) Please indicate you level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Homosexuals should be eligible for ordination as ministers or priests. (HOMORD4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree267.6
2) Agree7020.5
3) Disagree10330.2
4) Strongly disagree14241.6
Missing18 
TOTAL341100.0
463) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - It will be best for the future of Canada if we take an active part in world affairs. (WORLD4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10831.1
2) Agree21160.8
3) Disagree236.6
4) Strongly disagree41.2
9) Varied10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
464) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree133.8
2) Agree5616.3
3) Disagree15043.6
4) Strongly disagree12536.3
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
465) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree246.9
2) Agree5515.9
3) Disagree17450.1
4) Strongly disagree9226.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
466) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - People who cannot afford it have a right to medical care. (RTMEDIC4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17650.7
2) Agree16347.0
3) Disagree41.2
4) Strongly disagree30.9
9) Varied10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
467) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Homosexuals are entitled to the same rights as other Canadians. (HOMORTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7321.3
2) Agree17149.9
3) Disagree7923.0
4) Strongly disagree175.0
9) Varied30.9
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
468) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to the men. (FEHOME4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree102.9
2) Agree288.1
3) Disagree15043.5
4) Strongly disagree15745.5
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
469) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Divorce in this country should be easier to obtain than it is now. (DIVEASY4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree175.0
2) Agree9327.4
3) Disagree18554.6
4) Strongly disagree4212.4
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing20 
TOTAL339100.0
470) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - A stranger who shows a person attention is probably up to something. (SUSPIC4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree103.0
2) Agree5115.1
3) Disagree24773.1
4) Strongly disagree298.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
471) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it. (TEENINF4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12435.7
2) Agree20157.9
3) Disagree113.2
4) Strongly disagree92.6
8) Undecided20.6
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
472) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - I will probably have the same employer five years from now. (SAMEEMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6121.8
2) Agree14250.7
3) Disagree5921.1
4) Strongly disagree186.4
Missing79 
TOTAL280100.0
473) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - What is right or wrong is a matter of personal opinion. (OPINION4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3710.8
2) Agree11032.2
3) Disagree14743.0
4) Strongly disagree4613.5
9) Varied20.6
Missing17 
TOTAL342100.0
474) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - These days a person doesn't really know who can be counted on. (ANOMIA44)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree195.5
2) Agree15444.6
3) Disagree16447.5
4) Strongly disagree72.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
475) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16848.3
2) Agree17048.9
3) Disagree72.0
4) Strongly disagree30.9
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
476) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Ministers should stick to religion and not concern themselves with social, economic and political issues. (CLERGY4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5014.5
2) Agree8223.7
3) Disagree17049.1
4) Strongly disagree4212.1
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
477) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - People who are poor have a right to an income adequate to live on. (RTINCOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9728.1
2) Agree21361.7
3) Disagree298.4
4) Strongly disagree20.6
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied30.9
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
478) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - In general, values in Canada have been changing for the worse. (CHVALS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6719.5
2) Agree18152.8
3) Disagree8825.7
4) Strongly disagree61.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
479) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Our government should continue to belong to the United Nations. (UN4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14241.4
2) Agree17551.0
3) Disagree164.7
4) Strongly disagree92.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
480) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - One has to look out for oneself, or no one else will. (LOOKOUT4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5115.6
2) Agree19058.3
3) Disagree8124.8
4) Strongly disagree41.2
Missing33 
TOTAL326100.0
481) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - In the Oka land dispute with Natives, the government was justified in calling in the army. (OKA4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9828.5
2) Agree13639.5
3) Disagree6619.2
4) Strongly disagree4111.9
8) Undecided30.9
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
482) With respect to provincial political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTYPR4)
TOTAL%
0) None10.3
1) Conservative10231.7
2) Liberal8626.7
3) NDP5918.3
4) Parti Quebecois51.6
5) Other195.9
6) Reform134.0
7) Social Credit92.8
8) Undecided123.7
9) Varied165.0
Missing37 
TOTAL322100.0
483) Thinking of all the different kinds of governments in the world today, which of these statements comes closest to how you feel about Communism? It's a good form of government; it's all right for some countries; it's bad, but no worse than some others; or it's the worst kind of all? (COMMUN4)
TOTAL%
1) It's a good form of government.51.5
2) It's all right for some countries.4613.5
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.15344.9
4) It's the worst kind of all.13740.2
Missing18 
TOTAL341100.0
484) Approximately how often do you - Listen to music? (MUSIC4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often22964.9
2) Sometimes6919.5
3) Seldom236.5
4) Monthly102.8
5) Hardly ever or never215.9
9) Varied10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
485) Approximately how often do you - Go to a movie? (MOVIE4)
TOTAL%
2) Sometimes10.3
3) Seldom72.0
4) Monthly4713.5
5) Hardly ever or never29484.2
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
486) Approximately how often do you - Follow sports? (SPORTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often9928.3
2) Sometimes6919.7
3) Seldom6117.4
4) Monthly318.9
5) Hardly ever or never9025.7
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
487) Approximately how often do you - Read the newspaper? (PAPER4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often27879.2
2) Sometimes3810.8
3) Seldom277.7
4) Monthly41.1
5) Hardly ever or never30.9
8) Undecided10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
488) Approximately how often do you - Read books? (BOOKS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often13137.2
2) Sometimes6117.3
3) Seldom4211.9
4) Monthly6518.5
5) Hardly ever or never5214.8
9) Varied10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
489) Approximately how often do you - Spend time with your family? (FAMILY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often23168.3
2) Sometimes4613.6
3) Seldom3410.1
4) Monthly164.7
5) Hardly ever or never113.3
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
490) Approximately how often do you - Read the Bible (or the Qur'an)? (BIBLE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often339.5
2) Sometimes257.2
3) Seldom288.1
4) Monthly329.2
5) Hardly ever or never22966.0
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
491) Approximately how often do you - Go out for a relaxing meal? (OUTMEAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often30.8
2) Sometimes195.4
3) Seldom10529.7
4) Monthly16847.6
5) Hardly ever or never5716.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
492) Approximately how often do you - Attend a sports event? (SPEVENT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often51.4
2) Sometimes113.2
3) Seldom267.5
4) Monthly6117.5
5) Hardly ever or never24570.4
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
493) Approximately how often do you - Watch or listen to the news? (NEWS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often30987.3
2) Sometimes308.5
3) Seldom41.1
4) Monthly30.8
5) Hardly ever or never41.1
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varied20.6
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
494) Approximately how often do you - Attend a play? (PLAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10.3
2) Sometimes20.6
3) Seldom61.7
4) Monthly6719.4
5) Hardly ever or never26977.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
495) Approximately how often do you - Exercise? (EXCISE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10429.7
2) Sometimes9627.4
3) Seldom6318.0
4) Monthly164.6
5) Hardly ever or never6719.1
8) Undecided41.1
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
496) Approximately how often do you - Spend time with friends? (FRIENDS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often3810.8
2) Sometimes11733.1
3) Seldom12435.1
4) Monthly6518.4
5) Hardly ever or never92.5
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
497) Approximately how often do you - Say table grace? (GRACE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often8323.8
2) Sometimes154.3
3) Seldom195.4
4) Monthly308.6
5) Hardly ever or never20157.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
498) Approximately how often do you - Watch videos at home? (VIDEOS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often61.7
2) Sometimes195.5
3) Seldom5114.7
4) Monthly10028.9
5) Hardly ever or never16848.6
8) Undecided20.6
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
499) Approximately how often do you - Dance? (DANCE4)
TOTAL%
2) Sometimes51.4
3) Seldom82.3
4) Monthly8825.3
5) Hardly ever or never24771.0
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
500) Approximately how often do you - Buy a lottery ticket? (LOTTERY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often20.6
2) Sometimes4111.7
3) Seldom11231.9
4) Monthly6518.5
5) Hardly ever or never13137.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
501) Approximately how often do you - Eat out? (EATOUT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often20.6
2) Sometimes3410.1
3) Seldom11835.2
4) Monthly13540.3
5) Hardly ever or never4613.7
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
502) Approximately how often do you - Read your horoscope? (HORSCOP4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often4412.5
2) Sometimes3810.8
3) Seldom349.7
4) Monthly267.4
5) Hardly ever or never21059.7
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
503) Approximately how often do you - Go out to a lounge or bar? (LOUNGE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10.3
2) Sometimes30.9
3) Seldom174.9
4) Monthly277.8
5) Hardly ever or never30086.2
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
504) Approximately how often do you - Watch religious TV programs? (RELIGTV4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10.3
2) Sometimes123.4
3) Seldom318.9
4) Monthly5515.8
5) Hardly ever or never25071.6
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
505) Approximately how often do you - Engage in a hobby? (HOBBY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often5415.5
2) Sometimes8323.9
3) Seldom8624.7
4) Monthly4813.8
5) Hardly ever or never7621.8
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
506) Approximately how often do you - Play a sport? (PSPORT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often82.3
2) Sometimes3510.1
3) Seldom4312.4
4) Monthly298.4
5) Hardly ever or never23066.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
507) Approximately how often do you - Read magazines? (MAGS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often6919.6
2) Sometimes11332.1
3) Seldom9326.4
4) Monthly5214.8
5) Hardly ever or never257.1
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
508) Approximately how often do you - Pray privately? (PRAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12736.4
2) Sometimes5214.9
3) Seldom267.4
4) Monthly288.0
5) Hardly ever or never11533.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
509) Approximately how often do you - Sit and think? (SITHINK4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often17750.0
2) Sometimes11031.1
3) Seldom3710.5
4) Monthly133.7
5) Hardly ever or never174.8
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
510) How often would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV4)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours7220.4
2) 6-10 hours8022.7
3) 11-15 hours9125.8
4) 16-30 hours7922.4
5) More than 30 hours215.9
6) Rarely or never102.8
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
511) Are you a formal member of - A private club? (MEMPRIV4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70100.0
Missing289 
TOTAL70100.0
512) Are you a formal member of - A labor union? (MEMUNIO4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72100.0
Missing287 
TOTAL72100.0
513) Are you a formal member of - A political group? (MEMPOLI4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46100.0
Missing313 
TOTAL46100.0
514) Are you a formal member of - A service club? (MEMSERV4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89100.0
Missing270 
TOTAL89100.0
515) Are you a formal member of - A sports group? (MEMSPOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68100.0
Missing291 
TOTAL68100.0
516) Are you a formal member of - A hobby-related group? (MEMHOBB4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52100.0
Missing307 
TOTAL52100.0
517) Are you a formal member of - A nationality group? (MEMNAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19100.0
Missing340 
TOTAL19100.0
518) Are you a formal member of - A church or synagogue? (MEMCHUR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes175100.0
Missing184 
TOTAL175100.0
519) Are you a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority? (MEMGREE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37100.0
Missing322 
TOTAL37100.0
520) Are you a formal member of - A farm organization? (MEMFARM4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11100.0
Missing348 
TOTAL11100.0
521) Are you a formal member of - Any other group? (MEMOTHE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3073.2
4) Work-production1126.8
Missing318 
TOTAL41100.0
522) During the past year, have you - Taken a holiday? (HOLIDAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29684.6
2) No5415.4
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
523) During the past year, have you - Switched jobs? (SWJOBS4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes226.9
2) No29993.1
Missing38 
TOTAL321100.0
524) During the past year, have you - Traveled outside of your home province? (OUTPROV4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27177.7
2) No7722.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
525) During the past year, have you - Used a personal computer? (COMPUTE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10330.5
2) No23569.5
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
526) During the past year, have you - Traveled to Europe? (EUROPE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4212.4
2) No29787.6
Missing20 
TOTAL339100.0
527) During the past year, have you - Taken a university or college course? (COURSEU4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes257.4
2) No31292.6
Missing22 
TOTAL337100.0
528) During the past year, have you - Taken a self-development course? (COURSED4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7121.1
2) No26678.9
Missing22 
TOTAL337100.0
529) During the past year, have you - Spent time in hospital? (HOPSIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6318.4
2) No27981.6
Missing17 
TOTAL342100.0
530) During the past year, have you - Traveled to the United States? (US4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19657.0
2) No14843.0
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
531) How often do you have time on your hands that you don't know what do to with? (TIMEX4)
TOTAL%
1) Quite often133.7
2) Now and then10629.9
3) Almost never23566.4
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
532) Do you find that you have time to do the things you want to do? (TIMEDO4)
TOTAL%
1) Usually9727.2
2) For the most part15443.3
3) Not really10429.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
533) How important to you is - A comfortable life? (VCOMF4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20758.0
2) Somewhat important14239.8
3) Not very important82.2
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
534) How important to you is - Friendship? (VFD4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important26674.5
2) Somewhat important8824.6
3) Not very important30.8
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
535) How important to you is - Excitement? (VEXCITE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important3710.5
2) Somewhat important14942.5
3) Not very important13638.7
4) Not important at all298.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
536) How important to you is - A rewarding career? (VCAREER4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14243.0
2) Somewhat important12738.5
3) Not very important3711.2
4) Not important at all247.3
Missing29 
TOTAL330100.0
537) How important to you is - Freedom? (VFREEDO4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30987.3
2) Somewhat important3911.0
3) Not very important51.4
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
538) How important to you is - Happiness? (VHAPPY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30986.8
2) Somewhat important4312.1
3) Not very important41.1
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
539) How important to you is - Your cultural group heritage? (VCULGP4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important7220.8
2) Somewhat important11834.1
3) Not very important10931.5
4) Not important at all4713.6
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
540) How important to you is - Your religious group heritage? (VRELGP4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important8825.1
2) Somewhat important11633.1
3) Not very important8925.4
4) Not important at all5716.3
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
541) How important to you is - Recognition? (VRECOG4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important7621.8
2) Somewhat important17349.6
3) Not very important8524.4
4) Not important at all154.3
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
542) How important to you is - Family life? (VFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30485.6
2) Somewhat important4512.7
3) Not very important61.7
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
543) How important to you is - Keeping fit? (VFIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important16847.5
2) Somewhat important17148.3
3) Not very important144.0
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
544) How important to you is - Being loved? (VLOVED4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27075.8
2) Somewhat important8223.0
3) Not very important41.1
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
545) How important to you is - Reliability? (VRELY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29282.0
2) Somewhat important6217.4
3) Not very important10.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
546) How important to you is - Kindness? (VKIND4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27376.5
2) Somewhat important8122.7
3) Not very important20.6
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
547) How important to you is - Religion? (VRELIG4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important13638.4
2) Somewhat important10629.9
3) Not very important5816.4
4) Not important at all5415.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
548) How important to you is - Honesty? (VHON4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important32691.3
2) Somewhat important318.7
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
549) How important to you is - Creativity? (VCREAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important11031.3
2) Somewhat important19555.4
3) Not very important4211.9
4) Not important at all41.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
550) How important to you is - Forgiveness? (VFORGIV4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important21360.2
2) Somewhat important12936.4
3) Not very important113.1
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
551) How important to you is - Intelligence? (VINTEL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important17449.2
2) Somewhat important15944.9
3) Not very important205.6
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
552) How important to you is - Generosity? (VGENER4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important17047.9
2) Somewhat important16345.9
3) Not very important215.9
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
553) How important to you is - Cleanliness? (VCLEAN4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25672.1
2) Somewhat important8925.1
3) Not very important92.5
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
554) How important to you is - Friendliness? (VFDLY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25471.5
2) Somewhat important9927.9
3) Not very important10.3
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
555) How important to you is - Imagination? (VIMAGIN4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12335.1
2) Somewhat important18753.4
3) Not very important3510.0
4) Not important at all51.4
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
556) How important to you is - Politeness? (VPOLIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important22062.3
2) Somewhat important12535.4
3) Not very important72.0
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
557) How important to you is - Working hard? (VWORK4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19555.4
2) Somewhat important14039.8
3) Not very important144.0
4) Not important at all30.9
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
558) How important to you is - Concern for others? (VCON4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23566.6
2) Somewhat important11532.6
3) Not very important30.8
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
559) How important to you is - Success in what you do? (VSUCCES4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20658.7
2) Somewhat important13237.6
3) Not very important123.4
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
560) How important to you is - Being a Canadian? (VCANADA4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24870.1
2) Somewhat important8524.0
3) Not very important154.2
4) Not important at all61.7
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
561) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - The city or town you live in (JOYCITY4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal11033.1
2) Quite a bit13340.1
3) Some7622.9
4) Little or none123.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
562) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Music (JOYMUSI4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal13541.5
2) Quite a bit11635.7
3) Some6620.3
4) Little or none82.5
Missing34 
TOTAL325100.0
563) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Friendship (JOYFDS4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal19556.5
2) Quite a bit12435.9
3) Some236.7
4) Little or none30.9
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
564) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your marriage/relationship (JOYMAR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal22272.8
2) Quite a bit5919.3
3) Some165.2
4) Little or none72.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing54 
TOTAL305100.0
565) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Parents (JOYPAR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8242.3
2) Quite a bit6835.1
3) Some3015.5
4) Little or none147.2
Missing165 
TOTAL194100.0
566) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Television (JOYTV4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5215.3
2) Quite a bit12737.4
3) Some13940.9
4) Little or none226.5
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
567) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Household work (JOYHWOR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal309.4
2) Quite a bit7824.5
3) Some15147.5
4) Little or none5818.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing41 
TOTAL318100.0
568) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Sports (JOYSPOR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5317.3
2) Quite a bit6822.1
3) Some10433.9
4) Little or none8226.7
Missing52 
TOTAL307100.0
569) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your religious group (JOYCHUR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5117.9
2) Quite a bit6723.5
3) Some7526.3
4) Little or none9232.3
Missing74 
TOTAL285100.0
570) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Brother(s) or sister(s) (JOYSIB4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal10436.5
2) Quite a bit8730.5
3) Some7526.3
4) Little or none196.7
Missing74 
TOTAL285100.0
571) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your children (JOYCHIL4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal23778.2
2) Quite a bit4615.2
3) Some134.3
4) Little or none72.3
Missing56 
TOTAL303100.0
572) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your job (JOYJOB4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8738.5
2) Quite a bit8135.8
3) Some4118.1
4) Little or none177.5
Missing133 
TOTAL226100.0
573) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your pet(s) (JOYPET4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal7136.2
2) Quite a bit5427.6
3) Some3216.3
4) Little or none3919.9
Missing163 
TOTAL196100.0
574) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your house or apartment (JOYHOUS4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal14642.8
2) Quite a bit14442.2
3) Some4713.8
4) Little or none41.2
Missing18 
TOTAL341100.0
575) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your family life generally (JOYFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal23569.5
2) Quite a bit8424.9
3) Some175.0
4) Little or none20.6
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
576) How closely do you follow - The National Hockey League? (NHL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely4312.2
2) Fairly closely9125.8
3) Not very closely8824.9
4) Not closely at all13137.1
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
577) How closely do you follow - The Canadian Football League? (CFL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely349.8
2) Fairly closely6418.5
3) Not very closely7321.1
4) Not closely at all17550.6
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
578) How closely do you follow - The National Baseball League? (NBL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely319.0
2) Fairly closely5616.2
3) Not very closely7922.9
4) Not closely at all17951.9
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
579) How closely do you follow - The American Baseball League? (ABL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely277.8
2) Fairly closely5816.8
3) Not very closely7120.6
4) Not closely at all18954.8
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
580) How closely do you follow - The National Football League? (NFL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely175.0
2) Fairly closely308.8
3) Not very closely7321.3
4) Not closely at all22264.9
Missing17 
TOTAL342100.0
581) How closely do you follow - The National Basketball Association? (NBA4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely82.4
2) Fairly closely123.5
3) Not very closely6118.0
4) Not closely at all25876.1
Missing20 
TOTAL339100.0
582) What is your favorite team in - Hockey? (HOCKF4)
TOTAL%
1) Bruins105.6
2) Sabres10.6
3) Flames116.2
4) Blackhawks31.7
5) Redwings10.6
6) Oilers3720.8
8) Kings95.1
10) Canadiens4424.7
12) New York Islanders10.6
18) Blues10.6
21) Leafs3620.2
22) Canucks137.3
24) Jets105.6
50) Canadian Junior10.6
Missing181 
TOTAL178100.0
583) What is your favorite team in - Football? (FOOTF4)
TOTAL%
1) British Columbia Lions118.7
2) Stamps54.0
3) Eskimos2519.8
4) TI-Cats43.2
5) Oriders64.8
6) Sriders2318.3
7) Argos118.7
8) Bombers1915.1
9) Falcons10.8
10) Bills10.8
11) Bears10.8
15) Broncos10.8
16) Lions10.8
17) Packers10.8
24) Vikings10.8
27) Giants32.4
30) Cards21.6
33) 49ers43.2
34) Seahawks10.8
36) Redskins10.8
50) Canadian Junior10.8
60) U.S. College10.8
99) Other21.6
Missing233 
TOTAL126100.0
584) What is your favorite team in - Baseball? (BASEF4)
TOTAL%
1) Jays9870.0
2) Expos2316.4
5) Red Sox53.6
7) Cubs10.7
10) Indians10.7
14) Dodgers42.9
16) Twins10.7
18) Yankees10.7
20) Phillies10.7
21) Pirates21.4
22) Cardinals21.4
45) Minor League Professional10.7
Missing219 
TOTAL140100.0
585) What is your favorite team in - Basketball? (BASKF4)
TOTAL%
2) Celtics2350.0
4) Bulls510.9
8) Pistons510.9
13) Lakers817.4
18) Knicks12.2
20) 76ers12.2
25) Sonics12.2
99) Other24.3
Missing313 
TOTAL46100.0
586) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Loneliness (LONELY4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal134.0
2) Quite a bit268.1
3) Somewhat8426.1
4) Little or none19961.8
Missing37 
TOTAL322100.0
587) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Lack of recognition for what I do (RECOG4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal144.6
2) Quite a bit3310.7
3) Somewhat11938.8
4) Little or none14145.9
Missing52 
TOTAL307100.0
588) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Money (MONEY4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal288.6
2) Quite a bit5817.9
3) Somewhat13040.1
4) Little or none10833.3
Missing35 
TOTAL324100.0
589) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Boredom (BOREDOM4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal113.5
2) Quite a bit196.1
3) Somewhat7423.6
4) Little or none21066.9
Missing45 
TOTAL314100.0
590) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Health (HEALTH4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal3510.5
2) Quite a bit6720.2
3) Somewhat12838.6
4) Little or none10230.7
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
591) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My sexual life (SEXLIF4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal134.3
2) Quite a bit4113.4
3) Somewhat7223.6
4) Little or none17858.4
8) Unsure10.3
Missing54 
TOTAL305100.0
592) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Depression (DEPRESS4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal134.2
2) Quite a bit113.5
3) Somewhat7122.7
4) Little or none21869.6
Missing46 
TOTAL313100.0
593) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Wondering about the purpose of life (MPLIFE4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal134.3
2) Quite a bit309.9
3) Somewhat7424.4
4) Little or none18661.4
Missing56 
TOTAL303100.0
594) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Getting older (AGING4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal134.1
2) Quite a bit4514.1
3) Somewhat12739.7
4) Little or none13542.2
Missing39 
TOTAL320100.0
595) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My marriage (or relationship) (MARRIAG4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal82.8
2) Quite a bit207.0
3) Somewhat7325.7
4) Little or none18364.4
Missing75 
TOTAL284100.0
596) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My looks (LOOKS4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal51.7
2) Quite a bit196.3
3) Somewhat9330.7
4) Little or none18661.4
Missing56 
TOTAL303100.0
597) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Never seem to have enough time (TIME4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal227.1
2) Quite a bit5216.7
3) Somewhat10935.0
4) Little or none12740.8
8) Unsure10.3
Missing48 
TOTAL311100.0
598) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Inferiority feelings (INFERIO4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal31.0
2) Quite a bit186.0
3) Somewhat8628.5
4) Little or none19564.6
Missing57 
TOTAL302100.0
599) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My job (JOB4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal166.7
2) Quite a bit198.0
3) Somewhat8435.3
4) Little or none11950.0
Missing121 
TOTAL238100.0
600) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My children (CHILD4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal196.9
2) Quite a bit3813.8
3) Somewhat10337.3
4) Little or none11642.0
Missing83 
TOTAL276100.0
601) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Feeling I should be getting more out of life (MORELIF4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal144.6
2) Quite a bit4213.7
3) Somewhat10734.9
4) Little or none14446.9
Missing52 
TOTAL307100.0
602) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Inability to find the relationship I want (RELATE4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal62.2
2) Quite a bit155.4
3) Somewhat4014.3
4) Little or none21878.1
Missing80 
TOTAL279100.0
603) Do you believe - In ESP (extrasensory perception)? (ESP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.3711.0
2) Yes, I think so.13239.4
3) No, I don't think so.9829.3
4) No, I definitely do not.6820.3
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
604) Do you believe - In astrology? (ASTROL4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.144.2
2) Yes, I think so.5215.4
3) No, I don't think so.14041.5
4) No, I definitely do not.13138.9
Missing22 
TOTAL337100.0
605) Do you believe - In heaven? (HEAVEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.12836.6
2) Yes, I think so.10730.6
3) No, I don't think so.5315.1
4) No, I definitely do not.4512.9
75) No French174.9
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
606) Do you believe - In hell? (HELL4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.10129.7
2) Yes, I think so.7522.1
3) No, I don't think so.9327.4
4) No, I definitely do not.7120.9
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
607) Do you believe - That God exists? (BELGOD4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.19857.9
2) Yes, I think so.8023.4
3) No, I don't think so.4412.9
4) No, I definitely do not.195.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing17 
TOTAL342100.0
608) Do you believe - That some people have psychic powers, enabling them to predict events? (PSYCHIC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.3710.9
2) Yes, I think so.13038.5
3) No, I don't think so.11132.8
4) No, I definitely do not.6017.8
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
609) Do you believe - That there is life after death? (POSTLIF4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.14842.4
2) Yes, I think so.8724.9
3) No, I don't think so.6919.8
4) No, I definitely do not.4412.6
8) Unsure10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
610) Do you believe - That Jesus was the Divine Son of God? (BELJC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.17650.7
2) Yes, I think so.9025.9
3) No, I don't think so.5014.4
4) No, I definitely do not.318.9
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
611) Do you believe - That we can have contact with the spiritual world? (SPIRIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.226.5
2) Yes, I think so.5215.3
3) No, I don't think so.16348.1
4) No, I definitely do not.10029.5
8) Unsure20.6
Missing20 
TOTAL339100.0
612) Do you believe - That you will be reincarnated? (REINCAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.216.3
2) Yes, I think so.278.0
3) No, I don't think so.15245.2
4) No, I definitely do not.13540.2
8) Unsure10.3
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
613) Do you believe - That you personally have experienced an event before it happened (precognition)? (PRECOG4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.3610.4
2) Yes, I think so.7922.9
3) No, I don't think so.11533.3
4) No, I definitely do not.11533.3
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
614) Do you believe - That it is possible to communicate with the dead? (TALKDEA4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.82.3
2) Yes, I think so.246.9
3) No, I don't think so.12435.7
4) No, I definitely do not.19054.8
8) Unsure10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
615) Do you believe - That you have experienced God's presence? (EXPERGO4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.6518.9
2) Yes, I think so.8424.4
3) No, I don't think so.11332.8
4) No, I definitely do not.8223.8
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
616) Do you happen to know your astrological sign? (ZODIAC4)
TOTAL%
1) No8023.4
2) Yes, unspecified72.0
3) Aquarius247.0
4) Aries277.9
5) Cancer236.7
6) Capricorn144.1
7) Gemini205.8
8) Leo298.5
9) Libra226.4
10) Pisces226.4
11) Sagittarius195.6
12) Scorpio144.1
13) Taurus175.0
14) Virgo247.0
Missing17 
TOTAL342100.0
617) There has been a lot of talk about people showing interest in what is referred to as the ‘New Age' movement. What best describes your relationship to the movement? (NEWAGE4)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not familiar with New Age thought.27579.7
2) I'm familiar with New Age thought but not personally interested.5215.1
3) I'm familiar with New Age thought and somewhat interested.133.8
4) I'm familiar with New Age thought and highly interested.51.4
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
618) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN NEW AGE THOUGHT: Do you participate in any New Age activities? (NAACTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes311.5
2) No2388.5
Missing333 
TOTAL26100.0
619) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN NEW AGE THOUGHT: Do you participate in any New Age groups? (NAGPS4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes312.0
2) No2288.0
Missing334 
TOTAL25100.0
620) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN NEW AGE THOUGHT: Do you participate in any New Age networks? (NANETS4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes312.5
2) No2083.3
8) Undecided14.2
Missing335 
TOTAL24100.0
621) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND4)
TOTAL%
1) Never4512.6
2) Less than once a year4412.3
3) About once a year318.7
4) Several times a year6819.0
5) About once a month133.6
6) 2-3 times a month236.4
7) Nearly every week339.2
8) Every week8323.2
9) Several times a week174.8
Missing2 
TOTAL357100.0
622) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How often does your husband or wife attend services: as often as you do, more often than you or less often than you? (SPATTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do17261.9
2) More often than I do6021.6
3) Less often than I do4616.5
Missing81 
TOTAL278100.0
623) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN: How frequently - if at all - do your children attend Sunday School or classes of religious instruction which are not part of their regular school day? (CHATTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly3632.1
2) Often108.9
3) Sometimes2017.9
4) Never4641.1
Missing247 
TOTAL112100.0
624) To the extent you or your family attend religious services, is the group: (GPATTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic9430.0
2) Jewish61.9
4) Eastern-Ukrainian Orthodox41.3
6) Native SP10.3
8) Other religions41.3
10) Anglican3310.5
11) Baptist103.2
12) Lutheran72.2
13) Mennonite20.6
14) Pentecostal10.3
15) Presbyterian41.3
16) Salvation Army10.3
17) United5517.6
18) Brethren10.3
21) Christian Reformed31.0
22) Church of Christ10.3
23) Evangelical20.6
25) Jehovah's Witness10.3
26) Mormon41.3
27) Non-denominational10.3
29) Protestant, unspecified7624.3
30) Protestant, other20.6
Missing46 
TOTAL313100.0
625) Do you happen to know who denied Jesus three times? (KNOWDEN4)
TOTAL%
1) No8526.6
2) Yes, correct18658.3
3) Yes, wrong4815.0
Missing40 
TOTAL319100.0
626) Do you happen to know the second book in the Bible? (KNOWEXO4)
TOTAL%
1) No11740.2
2) Yes, correct14248.8
3) Yes, wrong3211.0
Missing68 
TOTAL291100.0
627) How often would you say that you went to religious services when you were growing up? (YGATTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Never82.5
2) Less than once a year61.8
3) About once a year113.4
4) Several times a year3711.3
5) About once a month123.7
6) 2-3 times a month268.0
7) Nearly every week7422.7
8) Every week12137.1
9) Several times a week319.5
Missing33 
TOTAL326100.0
628) How often would you say that your mother went to religious services when you were growing up? (MAATTEN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable30.9
1) Never216.5
2) Less than once a year154.6
3) About once a year144.3
4) Several times a year4814.8
5) About once a month92.8
6) 2-3 times a month309.2
7) Nearly every week5516.9
8) Every week10833.2
9) Several times a week226.8
Missing34 
TOTAL325100.0
629) How often would you say that your father went to religious services when you were growing up? (PAATTEN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable61.9
1) Never4413.8
2) Less than once a year268.2
3) About once a year185.6
4) Several times a year4213.2
5) About once a month113.4
6) 2-3 times a month175.3
7) Nearly every week4313.5
8) Every week8927.9
9) Several times a week237.2
Missing40 
TOTAL319100.0
630) Has the following been performed for you by a religious group in the past - A birth-related ceremony (e.g., baptism)? (PBAP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past306100.0
Missing53 
TOTAL306100.0
631) Will the following probably be carried out for you by a religious group in the future - A birth-related ceremony (e.g., baptism)? (FBAP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future53100.0
Missing306 
TOTAL53100.0
632) Has the following been performed for you by a religious group in the past - A wedding ceremony? (PWED4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past295100.0
Missing64 
TOTAL295100.0
633) Will the following probably be carried out for you by a religious group in the future - A wedding ceremony? (FWED4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future66100.0
Missing293 
TOTAL66100.0
634) Has the following been performed for you by a religious group in the past - A funeral? (PFUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past204100.0
Missing155 
TOTAL204100.0
635) Will the following probably be carried out for you by a religious group in the future - A funeral? (FFUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future209100.0
Missing150 
TOTAL209100.0
636) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DO NOT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES REGULARLY: Some observers maintain that few people are actually abandoning their religious traditions. Rather, they draw selective beliefs and practices, even if they do not attend services frequently. They are not about to be recruited by other religious groups. Their identification with their religious tradition is fairly solidly fixed, and it is to these groups that they will turn when confronted with marriage, death and, frequently, birth. How well would you say this observation describes you? (ROLEREL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very accurately11648.7
2) Somewhat accurately7531.5
3) Not very accurately2410.1
4) Not accurately at all239.7
Missing121 
TOTAL238100.0
637) Where are you presently living? (RESNOW4)
TOTAL%
1) On a farm102.9
2) Rural non-farm area298.3
3) In a town or city of under 30,000 people6619.0
4) In a city of 30,000-100,0006719.3
5) In a city of 100,000-400,0007922.7
6) In a city of over 400,0009627.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
638) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN4)
TOTAL%
1) A Canadian citizen34197.2
2) A landed immigrant102.8
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
639) Do you speak: (LANG4)
TOTAL%
1) English only30888.8
2) French only41.2
3) English and French3510.1
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
640) Are you: (GENDER4)
TOTAL%
1) Male25270.2
2) Female10729.8
TOTAL359100.0
641) In what year were you born? (YRBORN4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34931.05712
642) What is your national group background (e.g., English, French, German)? (NATGP4)
TOTAL%
1) Austria20.6
2) Belgium10.3
3) Canada41.2
4) French Canadian20.6
5) China10.3
6) Czechoslovakia30.9
7) Denmark20.6
8) England17450.4
9) Finland20.6
10) France267.5
11) Germany267.5
12) Greece10.3
14) Hungary10.3
15) Iceland10.3
16) India10.3
17) Ireland185.2
18) Israel30.9
19) Italy30.9
21) Japan30.9
24) Netherlands41.2
25) Norway20.6
26) Pakistan10.3
27) Philippines10.3
28) Poland41.2
29) Portugal10.3
30) Romania20.6
31) Russia30.9
32) Scotland339.6
35) Switzerland20.6
36) Ukraine113.2
37) United States10.3
38) Vietnam10.3
39) Wales10.3
41) Yugoslavia20.6
99) Other20.6
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
643) Were you living at your current address in 1989? (ADD894)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32596.7
2) No113.3
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
644) Were you living at your current address in 1985? (ADD854)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29188.2
2) No3911.8
Missing29 
TOTAL330100.0
645) Were you living at your current address in 1980? (ADD804)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27682.1
2) No6017.9
Missing23 
TOTAL336100.0
646) In which province did you live (the longest) in - 1989? (PROV894)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland288.3
1) British Columbia4011.8
2) Alberta4413.0
3) Saskatchewan3710.9
4) Manitoba278.0
5) Ontario329.5
6) Quebec205.9
7) New Brunswick3410.1
8) Nova Scotia4112.1
9) Prince Edward Island3510.4
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
647) In which province did you live (the longest) in - 1980? (PROV804)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland288.5
1) British Columbia3911.8
2) Alberta4112.4
3) Saskatchewan3711.2
4) Manitoba267.9
5) Ontario329.7
6) Quebec206.1
7) New Brunswick3410.3
8) Nova Scotia4012.1
9) Prince Edward Island3310.0
Missing29 
TOTAL330100.0
648) In which province did you live (the longest) in - 1985? (PROV854)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland288.5
1) British Columbia3811.5
2) Alberta4212.7
3) Saskatchewan3610.9
4) Manitoba278.2
5) Ontario329.7
6) Quebec206.1
7) New Brunswick3410.3
8) Nova Scotia4012.1
9) Prince Edward Island3310.0
Missing29 
TOTAL330100.0
649) In which province did you live (the longest) in - 1975? (PROV754)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland267.9
1) British Columbia3611.0
2) Alberta4212.8
3) Saskatchewan3611.0
4) Manitoba278.2
5) Ontario3310.1
6) Quebec206.1
7) New Brunswick3410.4
8) Nova Scotia4012.2
9) Prince Edward Island3410.4
Missing31 
TOTAL328100.0
650) What race are you? (RACE4)
TOTAL%
1) White34097.1
4) Oriental61.7
5) East Indian or Pakistani41.1
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
651) Are you currently: (MARITAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Married27077.1
2) Widowed308.6
3) Divorced133.7
4) Separated51.4
5) Never married267.4
6) Living with someone, although not legally married to him/her51.4
9) Varied10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
652) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes257.4
2) No31392.6
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
653) At present are you: (WRKSTAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time16045.7
2) With a job, but not a work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike72.0
3) Working part-time, not in school257.1
4) Working part-time, going to school20.6
5) Unemployed20.6
6) Retired13839.4
7) Keeping house164.6
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
654) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE REPSONDENTS WHO ARE EMPLOYED: What kind of work do you normally do? (Please be specific.)(See summary documentation for SES and occupation codes) (TYPE4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3592785.9143176
655) How many children do you have? (CHILDRE4)
TOTAL%
0) 0278.4
1) 13510.8
2) 210733.1
3) 39128.2
4) 43611.1
5) 5154.6
6) 672.2
7) 710.3
8) 8 or more41.2
Missing36 
TOTAL323100.0
656) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are of preschool age? (CHPRE4)
TOTAL%
1) 666.7
2) 111.1
3) 222.2
Missing350 
TOTAL9100.0
657) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are ages 6-12? (CH6124)
TOTAL%
1) 2172.4
2) 827.6
Missing330 
TOTAL29100.0
658) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are ages 13-19? (CH13194)
TOTAL%
1) 5163.0
2) 2733.3
3) 22.5
5) 11.2
Missing278 
TOTAL81100.0
659) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are age 20 or over? (CH2PLU4)
TOTAL%
1) 4618.9
2) 7832.1
3) 6928.4
4) 2911.9
5) 135.3
6) 41.6
7) 20.8
8) 10.4
11) 10.4
Missing116 
TOTAL243100.0
660) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED OR LIVING WITH SOMEONE: At present is your spouse/partner: (SPWKSTA4)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time10136.6
2) With a job, but not a work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike31.1
3) Working part-time, not in school2810.1
5) Unemployed41.4
6) Retired7527.2
7) Keeping house6523.6
Missing83 
TOTAL276100.0
661) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE REPSONDENTS WHOSE SPOUSE/PARTNER IS EMPLOYED: What kind of work does he/she do? (See summary documentation for SES and occupation codes) (SPTYPE4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3591619.3232458
662) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED OR LIVING WITH SOMEONE: Which best describes the arrangement between you and your spouse/partner for doing things like cooking, cleaning and laundry? (DIVLAB4)
TOTAL%
1) She does all the cooking, cleaning and laundry.5520.3
2) She does most of it.13650.2
3) Both share the work equally.6825.1
4) He does most of it.83.0
5) He does all the cooking, cleaning, and laundry.41.5
Missing88 
TOTAL271100.0
663) In terms of formal education, what is the highest level you have completed? (EDUC4)
TOTAL%
1) Grade school4312.5
2) High school10029.2
3) Technical or business school8123.6
4) Undergraduate university5415.7
5) Graduate or professional school, university6519.0
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
664) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN AN UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY: What is your major? (UMAJOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Commerce916.7
2) Education611.1
3) Engineering47.4
4) Fine arts23.7
5) Humanities916.7
6) Nursing713.0
7) Physical education11.9
8) Physical science916.7
9) Social science47.4
99) Other35.6
Missing305 
TOTAL54100.0
665) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY: What is your field? (PROFIEL4)
TOTAL%
2) Agriculture11.6
3) Commerce1016.1
4) Dentistry23.2
5) Education1524.2
6) Engineer812.9
7) Human resources11.6
8) Humanities11.6
10) Liberal science11.6
11) Math comp11.6
12) Medicine711.3
14) Physical science23.2
15) Religion11.6
16) Social science46.5
99) Other812.9
Missing297 
TOTAL62100.0
666) Was any of your education in church or parochial schools? (PAROCH4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7422.6
2) No25477.4
Missing31 
TOTAL328100.0
667) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your grade school education was in such schools: (PARGS4)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools4957.6
2) Part in parochial schools1517.6
3) None in parochial schools2124.7
Missing274 
TOTAL85100.0
668) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your high school education was in such schools: (PARHS4)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools3442.5
2) Part in parochial schools1417.5
3) None in parochial schools3240.0
Missing279 
TOTAL80100.0
669) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your university education was in such schools: (PARUNIV4)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools411.8
2) Part in parochial schools411.8
3) None in parochial schools2676.5
Missing325 
TOTAL34100.0
670) If you were asked to use one of four names for your social class, which would it be? (CLASS4)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class41.1
2) Working class11131.9
3) Middle class22564.7
4) Upper class72.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
671) With respect to your political views (not party), how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEW4)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal102.9
2) Liberal6418.3
3) Moderate, middle of the road21762.2
4) Conservative4713.5
5) Extremely conservative92.6
9) Varied20.6
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
672) Would you please indicate your general religious preference: (RELIG4)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant21962.6
2) Roman Catholic10028.6
3) Jewish51.4
4) None164.6
5) Other, unspecified82.3
7) East Orthodox20.6
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
673) Would you please indicate your mother's general religious preference (if applicable): (MARELIG4)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant19464.0
2) Roman Catholic9230.4
3) Jewish31.0
4) None62.0
5) Other, unspecified41.3
7) East Orthodox31.0
9) Islam10.3
Missing56 
TOTAL303100.0
674) Would you please indicate your father's general religious preference (if applicable): (PARELIG4)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant18462.6
2) Roman Catholic8328.2
3) Jewish31.0
4) None165.4
5) Other, unspecified41.4
7) East Orthodox31.0
9) Islam10.3
Missing65 
TOTAL294100.0
675) Would you please indicate your spouse's general religious preference (if applicable): (SPRELIG4)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant18463.4
2) Roman Catholic8730.0
3) Jewish51.7
4) None82.8
5) Other, unspecified41.4
7) Eastern Orthodox20.7
Missing69 
TOTAL290100.0
676) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (DENOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican6228.2
2) Baptist135.9
3) Lutheran146.4
4) Mennonite41.8
5) Pentecostal20.9
6) Presbyterian146.4
7) Salvation Army41.8
8) United Church9342.3
9) Other, unspecified31.4
12) Brethren10.5
14) Alliance10.5
17) Christian Reformed31.4
20) Evangelical10.5
28) Christadelphian10.5
29) Mormon31.4
31) Nondenominational10.5
Missing139 
TOTAL220100.0
677) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE MOTHER IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (MADENOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican4825.8
2) Baptist168.6
3) Lutheran137.0
4) Mennonite31.6
5) Pentecostal31.6
6) Presbyterian168.6
7) Salvation Army31.6
8) United Church7238.7
9) Other, unspecified31.6
11) Advent10.5
17) Christian Reformed31.6
28) Christadelphian10.5
29) Mormon21.1
31) Nondenominational10.5
99) Other10.5
Missing173 
TOTAL186100.0
678) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE FATHER IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (PADENOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican4223.6
2) Baptist126.7
3) Lutheran137.3
4) Mennonite42.2
5) Pentecostal21.1
6) Presbyterian147.9
7) Salvation Army42.2
8) United Church7743.3
9) Other, unspecified31.7
11) Advent10.6
17) Christian Reformed31.7
29) Mormon10.6
31) Nondenominational10.6
99) Other10.6
Missing181 
TOTAL178100.0
679) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE SPOUSE IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (SPDENOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican5730.6
2) Baptist137.0
3) Lutheran105.4
4) Mennonite42.2
5) Pentecostal31.6
6) Presbyterian115.9
7) Salvation Army21.1
8) United Church7640.9
9) Other, unspecified21.1
14) Alliance10.5
17) Christian Reformed31.6
20) Evangelical10.5
29) Mormon31.6
Missing173 
TOTAL186100.0
680) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ROMAN CATHOLIC: Do you think that priests should be allowed to marry? (PRMARRY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10383.1
2) No2016.1
8) Undecided10.8
Missing235 
TOTAL124100.0
681) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ROMAN CATHOLIC: Do you think that women should be eligible for ordination as priests? (PRWOMEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7561.0
2) No4839.0
Missing236 
TOTAL123100.0
682) With respect to Federal political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTFED4)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative10432.7
2) Liberal9830.8
3) NDP6018.9
4) Reform237.2
5) Other113.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied216.6
Missing41 
TOTAL318100.0
683) So far as you and your family are concerned, would you say that your present financial situation leaves you: (SATFIN4)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied11833.4
2) More or less satisfied18051.0
3) Not very satisfied4512.7
4) Not satisfied at all102.8
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
684) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been: (FINALTE4)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better10329.2
2) Getting worse7922.4
3) Staying about the same17148.4
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
685) Which of the figures below comes closest to your total family income, before taxes, in 1989? (INCOME4)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000144.1
2) $10,000-$19,9993510.2
3) $20,000-$29,9995315.5
4) $30,000-$39,9996117.8
5) $40,000-$49,9995215.2
6) $50,000-$59,9993610.5
7) $60,000-$69,999298.5
8) $70,000-$100,0003610.5
9) Over $100,000277.9
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
686) Compared with Canadian families in general, would you say your family income is far above average, above average, average, below average, far below average? (COMPINC4)
TOTAL%
1) Far above average174.8
2) Above average11031.3
3) Average15744.6
4) Below average6217.6
5) Far below average61.7
Missing7 
TOTAL352100.0
687) Do you consider the amount of federal income tax which you have to pay as being about right, too high or too low? (FEDTAX4)
TOTAL%
1) About right7722.6
2) Too high26176.5
3) Too low30.9
Missing18 
TOTAL341100.0
688) If you could live in any province, where would you live? (IFPROV4)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland206.0
1) British Columbia9829.6
2) Alberta4513.6
3) Saskatchewan195.7
4) Manitoba133.9
5) Ontario278.2
6) Quebec164.8
7) New Brunswick216.3
8) Nova Scotia4212.7
9) Prince Edward Island309.1
Missing28 
TOTAL331100.0
689) If you could live in any country, where would you live? (IFCOUNT4)
TOTAL%
1) Canada26379.2
2) United States298.7
3) Australia123.6
8) England61.8
10) France10.3
11) Germany10.3
19) Italy10.3
21) Japan10.3
25) Norway10.3
29) Portugal20.6
32) Scotland10.3
34) Sweden10.3
35) Switzerland51.5
66) Quebec10.3
99) Other72.1
Missing27 
TOTAL332100.0
690) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - The number of organizations you belong to? (CHORGS4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase5315.1
2) A decrease6618.8
3) No change23266.1
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
691) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - How often you attend religious services? (CHATT4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase3911.0
2) A decrease5114.4
3) No change26374.5
Missing6 
TOTAL353100.0
692) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - The time you spend watching television? (CHTV4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase5515.4
2) A decrease8724.4
3) No change21460.1
Missing3 
TOTAL356100.0
693) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your general happiness? (CHHAP4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase7822.3
2) A decrease4011.5
3) No change23166.2
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
694) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your enjoyment of marriage (if applicable)? (CHMAR4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase7626.8
2) A decrease227.7
3) No change18665.5
Missing75 
TOTAL284100.0
695) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your enthusiasm for life? (CHENTHU4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase8624.3
2) A decrease3710.5
3) No change23165.3
Missing5 
TOTAL354100.0
696) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Being successful (NBSUC4)
TOTAL%
1) More important4914.1
2) Less important14040.2
3) No change15745.1
8) Undecided20.6
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
697) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Family life (NBFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) More important19655.2
2) Less important123.4
3) No change14741.4
Missing4 
TOTAL355100.0
698) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Social issues (NBSIS4)
TOTAL%
1) More important14441.0
2) Less important4312.3
3) No change16446.7
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
699) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Children (NBCHI4)
TOTAL%
1) More important16348.7
2) Less important298.7
3) No change14342.7
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
700) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Getting along with others (NBOTH4)
TOTAL%
1) More important11533.0
2) Less important3610.3
3) No change19756.6
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
701) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Material comfort (NBMAT4)
TOTAL%
1) More important8825.1
2) Less important6919.7
3) No change19254.7
9) Varied20.6
Missing8 
TOTAL351100.0
702) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Sexuality (NBSEX4)
TOTAL%
1) More important339.6
2) Less important11032.0
3) No change20158.4
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
703) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Friendship (NBFD4)
TOTAL%
1) More important14341.3
2) Less important164.6
3) No change18754.0
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
704) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Parents (NBPARS4)
TOTAL%
1) More important8833.1
2) Less important3412.8
3) No change14454.1
Missing93 
TOTAL266100.0
705) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Physical appearance (NBPHYS4)
TOTAL%
1) More important5616.2
2) Less important9427.2
3) No change19656.6
Missing13 
TOTAL346100.0
706) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Marriage (NBMAR4)
TOTAL%
1) More important11234.9
2) Less important268.1
3) No change18357.0
Missing38 
TOTAL321100.0
707) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - God (NBGOD4)
TOTAL%
1) More important11232.1
2) Less important185.2
3) No change21862.5
8) Undecided10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
708) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Intellectual growth (NBINT4)
TOTAL%
1) More important10229.7
2) Less important3811.1
3) No change20359.2
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
709) Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days for you; would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPPY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy8323.8
2) Pretty happy24570.2
3) Not too happy216.0
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0
710) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Generally speaking, how would you describe your marriage, as very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPMAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy13447.9
2) Pretty happy13347.5
3) Not too happy134.6
Missing79 
TOTAL280100.0
711) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The province you live in (FUTPROV4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain15343.7
2) Lose7922.6
3) Same11833.7
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
712) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The traditional family (FUTFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain8524.3
2) Lose18051.4
3) Same8524.3
Missing9 
TOTAL350100.0
713) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Education (FUTEDUC4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain19957.7
2) Lose6117.7
3) Same8524.6
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
714) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The Arab countries (FUTARAB4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain13038.6
2) Lose12236.2
3) Same8525.2
Missing22 
TOTAL337100.0
715) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Science (FUTSCI4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain27881.0
2) Lose92.6
3) Same5315.5
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
716) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United States (FUTUS4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain11332.8
2) Lose12937.4
3) Same10329.9
Missing14 
TOTAL345100.0
717) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Women (FUTWOME4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain25874.4
2) Lose113.2
3) Same7822.5
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
718) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Religion (FUTREL4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain6719.3
2) Lose14642.0
3) Same13538.8
Missing11 
TOTAL348100.0
719) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Europe (FUTEUR4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain18855.6
2) Lose5014.8
3) Same9929.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL338100.0
720) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canadian Natives (FUTNATS4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain21762.5
2) Lose3610.4
3) Same9326.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL347100.0
721) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Men (FUTMEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain308.8
2) Lose11634.1
3) Same19457.1
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
722) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The French in Canada (FUTFREN4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain8825.7
2) Lose13739.9
3) Same11633.8
8) Undecided20.6
Missing16 
TOTAL343100.0
723) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Russia (FUTRUS4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain8525.0
2) Lose16548.5
3) Same9026.5
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
724) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Atheism (FUTATH4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain6920.6
2) Lose9227.5
3) Same17451.9
Missing24 
TOTAL335100.0
725) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United Nations (FUTUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain14241.6
2) Lose5716.7
3) Same14141.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing18 
TOTAL341100.0
726) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Traditional morality (FUTMOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain7321.5
2) Lose16147.5
3) Same10430.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing20 
TOTAL339100.0
727) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Israel (FUTIS4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain5516.2
2) Lose13539.7
3) Same15044.1
Missing19 
TOTAL340100.0
728) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canada (FUTCAN4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain12636.6
2) Lose7020.3
3) Same14742.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL344100.0
729) Language version (LANGV4)
TOTAL%
1) English34295.3
2) French174.7
TOTAL359100.0
730) Month questionnaire returned (MONTHIN4)
TOTAL%
3) January18952.6
4) February10729.8
5) March6317.5
TOTAL359100.0
731) Date questionnaire returned: (DATEIN4)
TOTAL%
1) 61.7
2) 92.5
3) 236.4
5) 164.5
6) 61.7
7) 92.5
8) 123.3
9) 102.8
10) 61.7
11) 143.9
12) 174.7
13) 71.9
14) 133.6
15) 215.8
16) 215.8
17) 143.9
19) 4211.7
20) 298.1
22) 339.2
23) 143.9
24) 20.6
26) 133.6
29) 226.1
TOTAL359100.0
732) Croyez-vous que le Quebec devrait: (What do you think Quebec will do -- appeared in French version only) (FUTQUE4)
TOTAL%
1) Rester dans le Canada (stay)741.2
2) Se separer du Canada (separate)15.9
3) Etablir un programme de souverainete association avec le Canada. (establish a sovereignty association)952.9
Missing342 
TOTAL17100.0
733) Age of respondent: (AGE4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34958.94312
734) Age group: (AGEGP4)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3420.6
2) 35-5412535.8
3) 55 and over22263.6
Missing10 
TOTAL349100.0