Project Canada 1975

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ID (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19172409.1571448
2) Community size (CATEGORY)
TOTAL%
1) 100,000 and above134570.2
2) 99,999-10,00035618.6
3) Less than 10,00021611.3
TOTAL1917100.0
3) Province (PROVINCE)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland1467.6
1) British Columbia21411.2
2) Alberta23112.1
3) Saskatchewan1799.3
4) Manitoba20210.5
5) Ontario21211.1
6) Quebec1799.3
7) Nova Scotia20410.6
8) Prince Edward Island1718.9
9) New Brunswick1799.3
TOTAL1917100.0
4) Area of respondent (AREA)
TOTAL%
1) Vancouver1618.4
2) Prince George281.5
3) Chase251.3
4) Edmonton1869.7
5) Lethbridge221.1
6) Delia231.2
7) Regina1437.5
8) Swift Current170.9
9) Star City191.0
10) Winnipeg1447.5
11) Thompson351.8
12) MacGregor231.2
13) Toronto1739.0
14) Cornwall261.4
15) Thamesville130.7
16) Montreal1286.7
17) Drummond271.4
18) Champlain241.3
19) Halifax1648.6
20) Sydney221.1
21) Mulgrave180.9
22) Charlotte1367.1
23) Summerside211.1
24) Cardigan140.7
25) St. John1347.0
26) Fredton211.1
27) McAdam241.3
28) St. John's1115.8
29) Corner Brook231.2
30) Cupids120.6
TOTAL1917100.0
5) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Pollution (POLLUT)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious70037.1
2) Fairly serious96251.0
3) Not very serious22511.9
Missing30 
TOTAL1887100.0
6) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Energy (ENERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious61533.1
2) Fairly serious93550.3
3) Not very serious30716.5
9) Varies10.1
Missing59 
TOTAL1858100.0
7) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - The economy (ECONOMY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious100356.1
2) Fairly serious61734.5
3) Not very serious1679.3
9) Varies20.1
Missing128 
TOTAL1789100.0
8) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - French-English relations (FRENENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious30616.6
2) Fairly serious65635.6
3) Not very serious87347.3
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies80.4
Missing73 
TOTAL1844100.0
9) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Crime (CRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious94950.5
2) Fairly serious76140.5
3) Not very serious1588.4
9) Varies110.6
Missing38 
TOTAL1879100.0
10) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Poverty (POVERTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious40122.0
2) Fairly serious87548.0
3) Not very serious54329.8
9) Varies30.2
Missing95 
TOTAL1822100.0
11) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Native Indian-White relations (INDWH)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious30616.5
2) Fairly serious80243.2
3) Not very serious74640.2
8) Undecided10.1
Missing62 
TOTAL1855100.0
12) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Problems of the big cities (CITIES)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious55530.0
2) Fairly serious91649.6
3) Not very serious37120.1
8) Undecided30.2
9) Varies20.1
Missing70 
TOTAL1847100.0
13) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Drugs (DRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious86946.2
2) Fairly serious73639.1
3) Not very serious27414.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.1
Missing35 
TOTAL1882100.0
14) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Unemployment (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious76840.7
2) Fairly serious82043.5
3) Not very serious29715.7
9) Varies10.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1886100.0
15) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - American influence (AMINFLU)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious42623.0
2) Fairly serious63234.1
3) Not very serious79542.9
9) Varies20.1
Missing62 
TOTAL1855100.0
16) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious73939.1
2) Fairly serious83844.3
3) Not very serious31316.6
9) Varies10.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1891100.0
17) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Violence (VIOLENCE)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious89647.6
2) Fairly serious76940.9
3) Not very serious21511.4
8) Undecided10.1
Missing36 
TOTAL1881100.0
18) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious74039.4
2) Fairly serious83444.4
3) Not very serious30216.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing40 
TOTAL1877100.0
19) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Mental disorders (MENTDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious29716.0
2) Fairly serious95651.6
3) Not very serious59632.2
8) Undecided30.2
Missing65 
TOTAL1852100.0
20) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Suicide (SUICIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious21211.5
2) Fairly serious65635.6
3) Not very serious97252.7
8) Undecided50.3
Missing72 
TOTAL1845100.0
21) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Other (PROBS1)
TOTAL%
1) Education2810.1
2) Elderly165.8
3) Environment145.1
4) Housing103.6
5) Immigration145.1
6) Laws - enforcement114.0
7) Morality4616.7
8) Politics4917.8
9) Regionalism51.8
10) Unions155.4
11) Welfare abuse145.1
12) Welfare inadequate41.4
13) Women31.1
20) Miscellaneous4717.0
Missing1641 
TOTAL276100.0
22) Concerning bilingualism in Canada, would you say Canada should have two official languages (French and English), one official language (French only, or English only), or no official language? (BILING)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages - French and English.81042.9
2) Canada should have one official language - French.251.3
3) Canada should have one official language - English.86445.7
4) Canada should have no official language.1367.2
5) Other301.6
8) Undecided60.3
9) Varies191.0
Missing27 
TOTAL1890100.0
23) What is your general opinion about Canadians? (NATISM)
TOTAL%
1) They are too nationalistic.1176.3
2) They have about the right amount of nationalism.72939.4
3) They are not nationalistic enough.99453.7
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies80.4
Missing67 
TOTAL1850100.0
24) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT)
TOTAL%
1) None1065.9
2) 1412.3
3) 2-3734.0
4) 4-1019310.7
5) Over 10139477.1
Missing110 
TOTAL1807100.0
25) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Catholics (ACQCATH)
TOTAL%
1) None593.3
2) 1613.4
3) 2-31498.3
4) 4-1025914.4
5) Over 10127570.7
Missing114 
TOTAL1803100.0
26) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW)
TOTAL%
1) None66341.4
2) 122013.7
3) 2-325616.0
4) 4-1021113.2
5) Over 1025115.7
Missing316 
TOTAL1601100.0
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) None45026.0
2) 119511.3
3) 2-329517.0
4) 4-1024013.8
5) Over 1055331.9
Missing184 
TOTAL1733100.0
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) None603.4
2) 1352.0
3) 2-3643.6
4) 4-101126.3
5) Over 10150184.7
Missing145 
TOTAL1772100.0
29) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Orientals (ACQORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) None75946.6
2) 124314.9
3) 2-328217.3
4) 4-1017710.9
5) Over 1016810.3
Missing288 
TOTAL1629100.0
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) None102462.6
2) 119111.7
3) 2-318711.4
4) 4-101016.2
5) Over 101338.1
Missing281 
TOTAL1636100.0
31) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBLACK)
TOTAL%
1) None90154.5
2) 127316.5
3) 2-321212.8
4) 4-101378.3
5) Over 101307.9
Missing264 
TOTAL1653100.0
32) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Immigrants (ACQIMMIG)
TOTAL%
1) None53931.7
2) 11378.1
3) 2-326515.6
4) 4-1024414.4
5) Over 1051330.2
Missing219 
TOTAL1698100.0
33) How much power do you think the following group has? - Rich people (POWRICH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much142578.3
2) Too little201.1
3) Right amount37020.3
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies30.2
Missing97 
TOTAL1820100.0
34) How much power do you think the following group has? - Catholics (POWCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much40123.3
2) Too little1066.2
3) Right amount120270.0
8) Undecided80.5
9) Varies10.1
Missing199 
TOTAL1718100.0
35) How much power do you think the following group has? - Labor unions (POWLABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Too much145078.7
2) Too little1417.7
3) Right amount24413.2
8) Undecided30.2
9) Varies50.3
Missing74 
TOTAL1843100.0
36) How much power do you think the following group has? - Immigrants (POWIMMIG)
TOTAL%
1) Too much25314.7
2) Too little38722.5
3) Right amount107062.3
8) Undecided70.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing199 
TOTAL1718100.0
37) How much power do you think the following group has? - Intellectuals (POWINTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Too much32519.1
2) Too little48628.6
3) Right amount87651.6
8) Undecided80.5
9) Varies30.2
Missing219 
TOTAL1698100.0
38) How much power do you think the following group has? - Jews (POWJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Too much36721.9
2) Too little1498.9
3) Right amount115068.7
8) Undecided80.5
9) Varies10.1
Missing242 
TOTAL1675100.0
39) How much power do you think the following group has? - Canadian Indians (POWIND)
TOTAL%
1) Too much1719.8
2) Too little103359.4
3) Right amount53130.6
8) Undecided30.2
Missing179 
TOTAL1738100.0
40) How much power do you think the following group has? - Communists (POWCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Too much74344.5
2) Too little925.5
3) Right amount81548.8
8) Undecided161.0
9) Varies30.2
Missing248 
TOTAL1669100.0
41) How much power do you think the following group has? - Protestants (POWPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Too much1116.5
2) Too little1639.5
3) Right amount142683.3
8) Undecided80.5
9) Varies30.2
Missing206 
TOTAL1711100.0
42) How much power do you think the following group has? - Women (POWWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much1076.0
2) Too little87549.1
3) Right amount79144.4
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies60.3
Missing136 
TOTAL1781100.0
43) How much power do you think the following group has? - French Canadians (POWFREN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much69539.7
2) Too little25714.7
3) Right amount79145.2
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies40.2
Missing168 
TOTAL1749100.0
44) How much power do you think the following group has? - English Canadians (POWENG)
TOTAL%
1) Too much22313.0
2) Too little34220.0
3) Right amount114366.7
8) Undecided40.2
9) Varies20.1
Missing203 
TOTAL1714100.0
45) How much power do you think the following group has? - Big corporations (POWCORP)
TOTAL%
1) Too much150283.1
2) Too little362.0
3) Right amount26714.8
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing109 
TOTAL1808100.0
46) How much power do you think the following group has? - Men (POWMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much46526.6
2) Too little1367.8
3) Right amount114065.3
8) Undecided30.2
9) Varies20.1
Missing171 
TOTAL1746100.0
47) How much power do you think the following group has? - Americans (POWAMERK)
TOTAL%
1) Too much120767.7
2) Too little251.4
3) Right amount54930.8
8) Undecided30.2
Missing133 
TOTAL1784100.0
48) Is there any area within a mile of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72037.9
2) No117962.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1899100.0
49) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1055.5
2) No179194.5
Missing21 
TOTAL1896100.0
50) During 1974, did anyone break into or somehow illegally get into your home or apartment? (BURGLAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1578.3
2) No173891.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1895100.0
51) During 1974, did anyone take something from you by using force? (ROBBERY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes331.7
2) No186198.3
Missing23 
TOTAL1894100.0
52) Do you think the courts deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly351.9
2) Not harshly enough150880.0
3) About right28114.9
8) Undecided50.3
9) Varies552.9
Missing33 
TOTAL1884100.0
53) Which of the following comes closest to your view of people? (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) People are basically good and usually try to be fair.65734.8
2) People are basically good but have to look out for themselves.48625.7
3) People are basically bad and will take advantage of you if they can.402.1
4) People are basically bad but are forced by laws and custom to act fairly.221.2
5) People are not basically anything; they simply are all different.63033.3
8) Undecided50.3
9) Varies502.6
Missing27 
TOTAL1890100.0
54) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An alcoholic (ALHOLIC)
TOTAL%
1) At ease80242.7
2) A bit uneasy92849.4
3) Very uneasy1457.7
9) Varies30.2
Missing39 
TOTAL1878100.0
55) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A former mental patient (FMPAT)
TOTAL%
1) At ease61132.6
2) A bit uneasy102654.7
3) Very uneasy23712.6
9) Varies20.1
Missing41 
TOTAL1876100.0
56) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An ex-convict (EXCON)
TOTAL%
1) At ease56030.0
2) A bit uneasy97152.0
3) Very uneasy32517.4
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies80.4
Missing51 
TOTAL1866100.0
57) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A drug addict (DRUGADD)
TOTAL%
1) At ease36419.4
2) A bit uneasy86846.3
3) Very uneasy63634.0
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies30.2
Missing44 
TOTAL1873100.0
58) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A homosexual (HOMOSEXL)
TOTAL%
1) At ease45724.5
2) A bit uneasy68836.9
3) Very uneasy71538.3
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies50.3
Missing50 
TOTAL1867100.0
59) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A communist (COMMUNT)
TOTAL%
1) At ease85846.4
2) A bit uneasy56530.5
3) Very uneasy42623.0
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing66 
TOTAL1851100.0
60) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An atheist (ATHEIST)
TOTAL%
1) At ease143078.2
2) A bit uneasy30016.4
3) Very uneasy985.4
Missing89 
TOTAL1828100.0
61) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A minister (MINISTER)
TOTAL%
1) At ease165988.3
2) A bit uneasy20010.6
3) Very uneasy191.0
9) Varies10.1
Missing38 
TOTAL1879100.0
62) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Catholic priest (PRIEST)
TOTAL%
1) At ease164187.0
2) A bit uneasy21511.4
3) Very uneasy291.5
9) Varies10.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1886100.0
63) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Jewish Rabbi (RABBI)
TOTAL%
1) At ease152482.0
2) A bit uneasy29916.1
3) Very uneasy341.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing58 
TOTAL1859100.0
64) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Canadian Indian (INDIAN)
TOTAL%
1) At ease161086.2
2) A bit uneasy22712.2
3) Very uneasy281.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing50 
TOTAL1867100.0
65) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An Oriental (ORIENTAL)
TOTAL%
1) At ease164388.6
2) A bit uneasy19310.4
3) Very uneasy181.0
8) Undecided10.1
Missing62 
TOTAL1855100.0
66) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Black (BLACK)
TOTAL%
1) At ease159785.4
2) A bit uneasy23712.7
3) Very uneasy331.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.1
Missing47 
TOTAL1870100.0
67) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A French Canadian (FRENCH)
TOTAL%
1) At ease171691.6
2) A bit uneasy1357.2
3) Very uneasy221.2
8) Undecided10.1
Missing43 
TOTAL1874100.0
68) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Jew (JEW)
TOTAL%
1) At ease174693.3
2) A bit uneasy1075.7
3) Very uneasy181.0
9) Varies10.1
Missing45 
TOTAL1872100.0
69) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An American (AMERICAN)
TOTAL%
1) At ease179395.5
2) A bit uneasy723.8
3) Very uneasy130.7
Missing39 
TOTAL1878100.0
70) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An English Canadian (ENGLISH)
TOTAL%
1) At ease183397.7
2) A bit uneasy392.1
3) Very uneasy50.3
Missing40 
TOTAL1877100.0
71) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A police officer (POLICE)
TOTAL%
1) At ease163186.5
2) A bit uneasy23612.5
3) Very uneasy181.0
Missing32 
TOTAL1885100.0
72) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Canadian Indians? (WCIMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes135873.5
2) No47925.9
8) Undecided30.2
9) Varies80.4
Missing69 
TOTAL1848100.0
73) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Blacks? (WBMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes105557.0
2) No78342.3
8) Undecided50.3
9) Varies80.4
Missing66 
TOTAL1851100.0
74) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Orientals? (WOMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124267.3
2) No58931.9
8) Undecided50.3
9) Varies90.5
Missing72 
TOTAL1845100.0
75) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and East Indians? (WEIMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes109459.7
2) No72539.6
8) Undecided60.3
9) Varies80.4
Missing84 
TOTAL1833100.0
76) Do you approve of marriage between - Canadian Indians and Blacks? (CIBMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes109760.7
2) No69138.2
8) Undecided100.6
9) Varies90.5
Missing110 
TOTAL1807100.0
77) Do you approve of marriage between - Protestants and Catholics? (PCMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes161386.6
2) No23312.5
8) Undecided60.3
9) Varies100.5
Missing55 
TOTAL1862100.0
78) Do you approve of marriage between - Protestants and Jews? (PJMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes152182.6
2) No30116.3
8) Undecided90.5
9) Varies110.6
Missing75 
TOTAL1842100.0
79) Do you approve of marriage between - Jews and Catholics? (JCMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes147980.3
2) No34318.6
8) Undecided90.5
9) Varies110.6
Missing75 
TOTAL1842100.0
80) What is your opinion of - A man and woman having sex relations before marriage? (PREMARSX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong37719.8
2) Almost always wrong22411.8
3) Sometimes wrong53928.3
4) Not wrong at all75439.6
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies60.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1902100.0
81) What is your opinion of - A married person having sex relations with someone other than the marriage partner? (XMARSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong98051.5
2) Almost always wrong50026.3
3) Sometimes wrong33017.3
4) Not wrong at all914.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1904100.0
82) What is your opinion of - Two adults of the same sex having sex relations? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong116562.1
2) Almost always wrong1699.0
3) Sometimes wrong23312.4
4) Not wrong at all29815.9
8) Undecided70.4
9) Varies30.2
Missing42 
TOTAL1875100.0
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.30716.6
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18.93750.6
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.59932.3
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varied70.4
Missing65 
TOTAL1852100.0
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. (QABDEFEC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes159585.1
2) No27514.7
8) Undecided40.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1875100.0
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) Yes85546.1
2) No98853.3
8) Undecided40.2
9) Varies60.3
Missing64 
TOTAL1853100.0
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) Yes176093.3
2) No1186.3
8) Undecided50.3
9) Varies30.2
Missing31 
TOTAL1886100.0
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) Yes94254.8
2) No76944.7
8) Undecided70.4
9) Varies20.1
Missing197 
TOTAL1720100.0
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) Yes157684.2
2) No28215.1
8) Undecided90.5
9) Varies50.3
Missing45 
TOTAL1872100.0
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) Yes89048.0
2) No95251.4
8) Undecided70.4
9) Varies40.2
Missing64 
TOTAL1853100.0
90) Do you think birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it? (TEENINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes176292.6
2) No1387.3
8) Undecided30.2
Missing14 
TOTAL1903100.0
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 agree61132.4
2) Agree52828.0
3) Disagree51027.1
4) Strongly disagree23612.5
Missing32 
TOTAL1885100.0
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 agree30816.3
2) Agree54128.7
3) Disagree69336.7
4) Strongly disagree34418.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing30 
TOTAL1887100.0
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 agree35418.8
2) Agree20310.8
3) Disagree69937.0
4) Strongly disagree62933.3
8) Undecided20.1
Missing30 
TOTAL1887100.0
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 agree1497.9
2) Agree47925.5
3) Disagree89747.8
4) Strongly disagree34818.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.1
Missing41 
TOTAL1876100.0
95) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1296.9
2) Agree39921.3
3) Disagree57830.8
4) Strongly disagree75740.4
8) Undecided110.6
9) Varies10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1875100.0
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 agree563.0
2) Agree34018.2
3) Disagree69537.3
4) Strongly disagree76641.1
8) Undecided50.3
9) Varies20.1
Missing53 
TOTAL1864100.0
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 agree26814.2
2) Agree33918.0
3) Disagree83744.4
4) Strongly disagree44023.3
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.1
Missing30 
TOTAL1887100.0
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 agree814.3
2) Agree34818.6
3) Disagree81143.3
4) Strongly disagree62433.3
8) Undecided60.3
9) Varies20.1
Missing45 
TOTAL1872100.0
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 agree19210.3
2) Agree62233.3
3) Disagree89447.8
4) Strongly disagree1598.5
9) Varies20.1
Missing48 
TOTAL1869100.0
100) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree89947.8
2) Agree64834.5
3) Disagree1618.6
4) Strongly disagree1598.5
8) Undecided40.2
9) Varies80.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1879100.0
101) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Trudeau is doing a pretty good job as prime minister. (TRUDEAU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1618.7
2) Agree84945.7
3) Disagree53028.5
4) Strongly disagree29315.8
8) Undecided191.0
9) Varies50.3
Missing60 
TOTAL1857100.0
102) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Social change takes place primarily through changes in lives of people who lead us. (CHPERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1297.1
2) Agree84946.5
3) Disagree73540.3
4) Strongly disagree1065.8
8) Undecided40.2
9) Varies20.1
Missing92 
TOTAL1825100.0
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 agree1176.2
2) Agree39020.7
3) Disagree106156.3
4) Strongly disagree30816.4
8) Undecided40.2
9) Varies30.2
Missing34 
TOTAL1883100.0
104) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1618.6
2) Agree50026.6
3) Disagree96951.5
4) Strongly disagree23312.4
8) Undecided100.5
9) Varies70.4
Missing37 
TOTAL1880100.0
105) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Immigrants to Canada have an obligation to learn Canadian ways. (IMMIGS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree55929.6
2) Agree103955.1
3) Disagree23712.6
4) Strongly disagree452.4
8) Undecided30.2
9) Varies40.2
Missing30 
TOTAL1887100.0
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 agree1759.4
2) Agree98953.2
3) Disagree58331.4
4) Strongly disagree884.7
8) Undecided181.0
9) Varies60.3
Missing58 
TOTAL1859100.0
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 agree19910.6
2) Agree80242.8
3) Disagree78742.0
4) Strongly disagree794.2
8) Undecided30.2
9) Varies40.2
Missing43 
TOTAL1874100.0
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 agree925.0
2) Agree24513.2
3) Disagree109058.7
4) Strongly disagree41722.5
8) Undecided80.4
9) Varies40.2
Missing61 
TOTAL1856100.0
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 agree26013.8
2) Agree59331.5
3) Disagree84144.7
4) Strongly disagree1849.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies40.2
Missing34 
TOTAL1883100.0
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 agree52127.8
2) Agree77541.3
3) Disagree43423.1
4) Strongly disagree1196.3
8) Undecided100.5
9) Varies160.9
Missing42 
TOTAL1875100.0
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 agree1609.0
2) Agree117666.1
3) Disagree39622.3
4) Strongly disagree281.6
8) Undecided140.8
9) Varies50.3
Missing138 
TOTAL1779100.0
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? (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) It's a good form of government.945.0
2) It's all right for some countries.62633.5
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.58131.1
4) It's the worst kind of all.54429.1
8) Undecided60.3
9) Varies170.9
Missing49 
TOTAL1868100.0
113) With respect to your political views, how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal794.3
2) Liberal43724.0
3) Moderate, middle of the road93951.5
4) Conservative31217.1
5) Extremely conservative382.1
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies150.8
Missing95 
TOTAL1822100.0
114) Did you happen to vote in the last federal election? (VOTE74)
TOTAL%
1) Yes163586.2
2) No26113.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1896100.0
115) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - A college education? (RTCOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes166488.9
2) No1568.3
3) Qualified yes492.6
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing45 
TOTAL1872100.0
116) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - Adequate housing? (RTHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes173392.8
2) No1005.4
3) Qualified yes321.7
8) Undecided30.2
Missing49 
TOTAL1868100.0
117) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - Medical care? (RTMEDIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes183797.5
2) No201.1
3) Qualified yes251.3
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1884100.0
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) Yes164887.9
2) No1407.5
3) Qualified yes824.4
8) Undecided40.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1875100.0
119) Do you agree or disagree? - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Agree62833.2
2) Disagree125866.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies30.2
Missing27 
TOTAL1890100.0
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) Agree38920.6
2) Disagree149879.3
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1890100.0
121) Do you agree or disagree? - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree169889.3
2) Disagree19810.4
8) Undecided40.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1901100.0
122) Do you agree or disagree? - A woman should give spiritual leadership to the home. (FERELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree115563.7
2) Disagree54029.8
3) Both partners should.894.9
8) Undecided90.5
9) Varies191.0
Missing105 
TOTAL1812100.0
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) Daily1206.4
2) Weekly68736.4
3) Monthly35418.8
4) Several times a year53328.2
5) Once a year or less1296.8
6) Never402.1
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies221.2
Missing30 
TOTAL1887100.0
124) How often would you estimate that you spend an evening with your friends? (EVEFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Daily1226.4
2) Weekly87346.0
3) Monthly41521.9
4) Several times a year41521.9
5) Once a year or less372.0
6) Never120.6
8) Undecided30.2
9) Varies201.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1897100.0
125) How did you meet most of the people who are now your friends? (HOWMEET)
TOTAL%
0) More than three of these1889.9
1) At work37419.8
2) At school1015.3
3) At church713.8
4) Neighborhood22812.1
5) At parties623.3
6) Through family945.0
7) Other965.1
8) Two of these41521.9
9) Three of these26313.9
Missing25 
TOTAL1892100.0
126) Are you a formal member of - A labor union? (MEMUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50830.5
2) No116069.5
Missing249 
TOTAL1668100.0
127) Are you a formal member of - A political group? (MEMPOLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17310.8
2) No142289.2
Missing322 
TOTAL1595100.0
128) Are you a formal member of - A service club? (MEMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42626.2
2) No120273.8
Missing289 
TOTAL1628100.0
129) Are you a formal member of - A sports group? (MEMSPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55134.0
2) No106966.0
Missing297 
TOTAL1620100.0
130) Are you a formal member of - A hobby-related group? (MEMHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35122.2
2) No122877.8
Missing338 
TOTAL1579100.0
131) Are you a formal member of - A nationality group? (MEMNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1167.5
2) No142792.5
Missing374 
TOTAL1543100.0
132) Are you a formal member of - A church or synagogue? (MEMCHURH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102258.7
2) No72041.3
Missing175 
TOTAL1742100.0
133) Are you a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority? (MEMGREEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26016.7
2) No130083.3
Missing357 
TOTAL1560100.0
134) Are you a formal member of - A farm organization? (MEMFARM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes765.1
2) No142694.9
Missing415 
TOTAL1502100.0
135) Are you a formal member of - Any other group? (MEMOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28927.0
2) No78373.0
Missing845 
TOTAL1072100.0
136) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never32817.2
2) Less than once a year20310.7
3) About once a year23312.3
4) Several times a year35218.5
5) About once a month864.5
6) 2-3 times a month985.2
7) Nearly every week22211.7
8) Every week29815.7
9) Several times a week824.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1902100.0
137) RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED ONLY: How often does your husband or wife attend religious services - as often as you do, more often than you, or less often than you? (SPATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do96568.3
2) More often than I do24017.0
3) Less often than I do20514.5
9) Varies20.1
Missing505 
TOTAL1412100.0
138) RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN ONLY: How frequently - if at all - do your children attend Sunday school or religious classes of instruction that are not part of their regular school day? (CHATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly28636.6
2) Often7810.0
3) Sometimes21227.1
4) Never20326.0
9) Varies20.3
Missing1136 
TOTAL781100.0
139) How much time would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours48125.3
2) 6-10 hours54328.5
3) 11-15 hours36919.4
4) 16-30 hours30015.8
5) More than 30 hours794.1
6) Rarely or never1256.6
9) Varies70.4
Missing13 
TOTAL1904100.0
140) Do you ever make a point of listening to or watching religious services on radio or television? (RELIGTV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly1638.5
2) Yes, sometimes54428.5
3) Very seldom41421.7
4) No or practically never78641.2
Missing10 
TOTAL1907100.0
141) Do you enjoy reading? (JOYREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very much121564.0
2) Somewhat53027.9
3) Not particularly1538.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1898100.0
142) What kind of reading material do you enjoy the most? (KINDREAD)
TOTAL%
0) More than 3 of these522.8
1) Fiction48226.2
2) Academic1638.8
3) Non-fiction46825.4
4) Religious613.3
5) Other1558.4
8) Two of these33818.3
9) Three of these1246.7
Missing74 
TOTAL1843100.0
143) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Anglican (COMFANG)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable36124.9
2) Comfortable59340.8
3) A little uncomfortable23616.3
4) Very uncomfortable584.0
5) Don't know enough to say20213.9
9) Varies20.1
Missing465 
TOTAL1452100.0
144) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Baptist (COMFBAP)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable20614.2
2) Comfortable52636.2
3) A little uncomfortable28319.5
4) Very uncomfortable1238.5
5) Don't know enough to say31321.5
9) Varies20.1
Missing464 
TOTAL1453100.0
145) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Lutheran (COMFLUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable15811.1
2) Comfortable50235.2
3) A little uncomfortable25517.9
4) Very uncomfortable815.7
5) Don't know enough to say42830.0
9) Varies20.1
Missing491 
TOTAL1426100.0
146) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Roman Catholic (COMFRC)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable38126.9
2) Comfortable36425.7
3) A little uncomfortable33523.7
4) Very uncomfortable20814.7
5) Don't know enough to say1248.8
9) Varies40.3
Missing501 
TOTAL1416100.0
147) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Jehovah's Witnesses (COMFJW)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable402.8
2) Comfortable735.1
3) A little uncomfortable18512.9
4) Very uncomfortable76052.9
5) Don't know enough to say37626.2
9) Varies30.2
Missing480 
TOTAL1437100.0
148) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Mormon (COMFMORM)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable332.3
2) Comfortable1188.2
3) A little uncomfortable24517.1
4) Very uncomfortable39327.4
5) Don't know enough to say64545.0
Missing483 
TOTAL1434100.0
149) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Jewish (COMFJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable503.6
2) Comfortable16611.9
3) A little uncomfortable30121.6
4) Very uncomfortable29621.3
5) Don't know enough to say57841.5
9) Varies10.1
Missing525 
TOTAL1392100.0
150) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - United Church (COMFUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable49333.8
2) Comfortable54337.2
3) A little uncomfortable15510.6
4) Very uncomfortable634.3
5) Don't know enough to say20013.7
9) Varies50.3
Missing458 
TOTAL1459100.0
151) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Pentecostal (COMFPENT)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable805.6
2) Comfortable26918.8
3) A little uncomfortable33223.2
4) Very uncomfortable25117.5
5) Don't know enough to say50134.9
9) Varies10.1
Missing483 
TOTAL1434100.0
152) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Unitarian (COMFUNIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable715.0
2) Comfortable19713.8
3) A little uncomfortable20114.1
4) Very uncomfortable15510.8
5) Don't know enough to say80556.3
Missing488 
TOTAL1429100.0
153) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Greek Orthodox (COMFGO)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable855.9
2) Comfortable20814.4
3) A little uncomfortable23816.5
4) Very uncomfortable18713.0
5) Don't know enough to say72150.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing477 
TOTAL1440100.0
154) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your family life (SATFAM)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal140074.8
2) Quite a bit33718.0
3) Some995.3
4) A little241.3
5) None120.6
Missing45 
TOTAL1872100.0
155) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your friendships (SATFRND)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal98752.6
2) Quite a bit66035.2
3) Some18710.0
4) A little351.9
5) None70.4
Missing41 
TOTAL1876100.0
156) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your leisure activities (SATHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal93750.5
2) Quite a bit61833.3
3) Some23712.8
4) A little542.9
5) None80.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing62 
TOTAL1855100.0
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 deal55330.4
2) Quite a bit62834.6
3) Some40122.1
4) A little1618.9
5) None734.0
9) Varies10.1
Missing100 
TOTAL1817100.0
158) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your job (SATJOB)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal69740.8
2) Quite a bit59134.6
3) Some26915.8
4) A little764.5
5) None704.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies30.2
Missing210 
TOTAL1707100.0
159) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your household duties (SATHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal44624.4
2) Quite a bit58932.3
3) Some48026.3
4) A little19310.6
5) None1176.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing91 
TOTAL1826100.0
160) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your annual vacation (SATVACAT)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal97653.9
2) Quite a bit53529.6
3) Some19210.6
4) A little543.0
5) None512.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing107 
TOTAL1810100.0
161) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How can I find real happiness? (QHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Often51427.9
2) Sometimes84645.9
3) No longer26914.6
4) Never have21411.6
9) Varies10.1
Missing73 
TOTAL1844100.0
162) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What is the purpose of life? (QPURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Often50928.0
2) Sometimes90649.8
3) No longer23012.6
4) Never have1759.6
9) Varies10.1
Missing96 
TOTAL1821100.0
163) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How did the world come into being? (QORIGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Often32017.7
2) Sometimes84246.6
3) No longer46525.7
4) Never have1769.7
9) Varies30.2
Missing111 
TOTAL1806100.0
164) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Why is there suffering in the world? (QSUFFER)
TOTAL%
1) Often64835.4
2) Sometimes86547.3
3) No longer22912.5
4) Never have854.6
9) Varies30.2
Missing87 
TOTAL1830100.0
165) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What happens after death? (QDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Often39221.6
2) Sometimes94051.8
3) No longer31117.1
4) Never have1739.5
Missing101 
TOTAL1816100.0
166) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Children of God? (CHOFGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested583.1
2) Mildly interested1035.6
3) Not very interested74440.3
4) Strongly opposed25914.0
5) Never heard of group68036.8
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies20.1
Missing69 
TOTAL1848100.0
167) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Hare Krishna? (KRISHNA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested60.3
2) Mildly interested603.3
3) Not very interested79643.3
4) Strongly opposed35519.3
5) Never heard of group61933.7
8) Undecided20.1
Missing79 
TOTAL1838100.0
168) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Zen? (ZEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested241.3
2) Mildly interested1216.6
3) Not very interested72539.7
4) Strongly opposed1468.0
5) Never heard of group80844.3
8) Undecided10.1
Missing92 
TOTAL1825100.0
169) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Yoga groups? (YOGA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested653.5
2) Mildly interested41822.7
3) Not very interested98253.4
4) Strongly opposed1095.9
5) Never heard of group25714.0
9) Varies70.4
Missing79 
TOTAL1838100.0
170) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Satanism? (SATANISM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested70.4
2) Mildly interested432.3
3) Not very interested48826.6
4) Strongly opposed80543.8
5) Never heard of group48626.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies60.3
Missing81 
TOTAL1836100.0
171) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Hassidism? (HASSID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested60.3
2) Mildly interested331.8
3) Not very interested46825.7
4) Strongly opposed1578.6
5) Never heard of group115863.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing93 
TOTAL1824100.0
172) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Guru? (GURU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested60.3
2) Mildly interested764.2
3) Not very interested83645.7
4) Strongly opposed26314.4
5) Never heard of group64935.4
8) Undecided10.1
Missing86 
TOTAL1831100.0
173) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Transcendental Meditation? (TRANSMED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested563.0
2) Mildly interested33718.3
3) Not very interested77842.3
4) Strongly opposed1739.4
5) Never heard of group49526.9
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing76 
TOTAL1841100.0
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 believer643.4
2) Perhaps possible76140.0
3) Very doubtful68435.9
4) Firm disbeliever39020.5
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies30.2
Missing13 
TOTAL1904100.0
175) How often do you read your horoscope? (HOROSCOP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily21711.4
2) Occasionally116561.1
3) Never51627.0
4) I'm not sure what a horoscope is.90.5
9) Varies10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1908100.0
176) What is your experience with meditation? (MEDITATE)
TOTAL%
1) I don't practice any kind of meditation.100353.3
2) I practice meditation using techniques such as sitting or breathing or thinking in special ways.1276.8
3) I meditate in other ways.74539.6
9) Varies60.3
Missing36 
TOTAL1881100.0
177) How often do you pray privately? (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) I never pray, or only in religious services.41922.0
2) Only on special occasions1708.9
3) Sometimes but not regularly63933.6
4) Regularly once a week301.6
5) Regularly many times a week1668.7
6) Regularly once a day or more47224.8
9) Varies60.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1902100.0
178) How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (GRACE)
TOTAL%
1) At all meals22812.0
2) At least once a day1588.3
3) At least once a week723.8
4) Only on special occasions53328.1
5) Never or hardly ever90747.7
9) Varies20.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1900100.0
179) How often do you read the Bible privately? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely103754.6
2) Only on special occasions1055.5
3) Sometimes, but not regularly58030.5
4) Regularly once a week331.7
5) Regularly many times a week703.7
6) Regularly once a day or more713.7
9) Varies30.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1899100.0
180) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A lucky number (GLNO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42823.1
2) No142276.9
Missing67 
TOTAL1850100.0
181) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A particular piece of clothing (GLCLOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1086.0
2) No167994.0
Missing130 
TOTAL1787100.0
182) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A rabbit's foot (GLRABBIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes653.6
2) No172896.4
Missing124 
TOTAL1793100.0
183) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - Making a wish (GLWISH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25614.1
2) No156585.9
Missing96 
TOTAL1821100.0
184) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - The 13th floor of a building (BL13FL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes733.9
2) No177796.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1850100.0
185) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - A broken mirror (BLMIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21411.5
2) No165188.5
Missing52 
TOTAL1865100.0
186) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - Crossing under a ladder (BLLADDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22712.2
2) No163387.8
Missing57 
TOTAL1860100.0
187) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - Friday the 13th (BLFRI13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21211.4
2) No164988.6
Missing56 
TOTAL1861100.0
188) Which of these statements comes closest to your view of extrasensory perception (ESP)? (ESP)
TOTAL%
1) I am sure it exists.48425.6
2) I think it probably exists.96851.2
3) I think it probably doesn't exist.19410.3
4) I am sure it doesn't exist.532.8
5) I'm not sure what ESP is.1859.8
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies30.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1889100.0
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.1638.6
2) It may possibly occur.52927.9
3) It probably doesn't occur.61632.5
4) It definitely doesn't occur.58130.7
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies30.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1894100.0
190) Do you believe there is life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89347.1
2) No34218.0
3) Uncertain66234.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1897100.0
191) What do you think will happen to you after death? (UDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) I will go to heaven.32617.2
2) I will go to purgatory.754.0
3) I will go to hell.80.4
4) I will be reincarnated.824.3
5) I will simply stop existing.34018.0
6) I really don't know.105956.0
Missing27 
TOTAL1890100.0
192) What would you say is your primary response to the idea of death? (RESDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Fear28214.9
2) Sorrow35518.8
3) Mystery42222.3
4) Hope29915.8
5) No particular feeling47625.2
9) Varies573.0
Missing26 
TOTAL1891100.0
193) How sure are you that you have found the answer to the meaning of life? (CERTMEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain21911.6
2) Quite certain36519.3
3) Rather uncertain46524.6
4) I don't think there is an answer to such a question.84344.5
9) Varies20.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1894100.0
194) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - People usually bring suffering on themselves. (SUFSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1357.5
2) Agree73140.4
3) Disagree82045.3
4) Strongly disagree1055.8
8) Undecided100.6
9) Varies90.5
Missing107 
TOTAL1810100.0
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 agree18910.5
2) Agree79243.9
3) Disagree73940.9
4) Strongly disagree673.7
8) Undecided90.5
9) Varies100.6
Missing111 
TOTAL1806100.0
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 agree1287.1
2) Agree87348.7
3) Disagree71039.6
4) Strongly disagree613.4
8) Undecided40.2
9) Varies170.9
Missing124 
TOTAL1793100.0
197) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Suffering comes because people don't obey God. (SUFOBEY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1066.0
2) Agree30117.0
3) Disagree91551.6
4) Strongly disagree43324.4
8) Undecided90.5
9) Varies90.5
Missing144 
TOTAL1773100.0
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 agree281.6
2) Agree1428.2
3) Disagree99857.4
4) Strongly disagree55632.0
8) Undecided100.6
9) Varies60.3
Missing177 
TOTAL1740100.0
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 agree60132.6
2) Agree106557.8
3) Disagree1377.4
4) Strongly disagree341.8
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies40.2
Missing74 
TOTAL1843100.0
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.82243.8
2) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God.42122.4
3) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at other times.904.8
4) I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a higher power of some kind.30016.0
5) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe there is any way to find out.1276.8
6) I don't believe in God.522.8
7) None of the above represents what I believe.301.6
8) Undecided50.3
9) Varies311.7
Missing39 
TOTAL1878100.0
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.80143.9
2) While I have some doubts, I basically feel that Jesus is Divine.40522.2
3) I feel that Jesus was a great man and very holy, but I don't feel Him to be the Son of God.1337.3
4) I think Jesus was only a man, although an extraordinary one.29416.1
5) Frankly, I'm not entirely sure there really was such a person.1266.9
6) None of the above represents what I believe.442.4
8) Undecided110.6
9) Varies100.5
Missing93 
TOTAL1824100.0
202) If you were asked, do you think you could recite the Ten Commandments? (KNOW1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but not the exact words64534.2
2) Yes, the exact words1719.1
3) I'm not sure I could remember all ten.82543.7
4) No, I couldn't.24713.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1888100.0
203) Do you happen to know which of Christ's disciples denied him three times? (KNOWDENY)
TOTAL%
1) Thomas432.3
2) Paul201.1
3) Judas32617.5
4) Peter101054.3
5) John120.6
6) Jacob20.1
7) No, I don't know.44824.1
Missing56 
TOTAL1861100.0
204) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Elijah (KNOWELIJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99957.3
2) No623.6
3) Don't know68339.2
Missing173 
TOTAL1744100.0
205) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Deuteronomy (KNOWDEUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32920.4
2) No52932.8
3) Don't know75446.8
Missing305 
TOTAL1612100.0
206) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Jeremiah (KNOWJER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes97456.6
2) No593.4
3) Don't know68940.0
Missing195 
TOTAL1722100.0
207) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Paul (KNOWPAUL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16210.2
2) No82652.2
3) Don't know59537.6
Missing334 
TOTAL1583100.0
208) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Leviticus (KNOWLEV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37423.2
2) No40925.3
3) Don't know83151.5
Missing303 
TOTAL1614100.0
209) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Ezekiel (KNOWEZEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90752.9
2) No633.7
3) Don't know74643.5
Missing201 
TOTAL1716100.0
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.40722.1
2) Yes, I think I have.43123.4
3) No100054.4
8) Undecided10.1
Missing78 
TOTAL1839100.0
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.683.9
2) Yes, I think I have.1568.8
3) No154087.3
Missing153 
TOTAL1764100.0
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.472.7
2) Yes, I think I have.1096.2
3) No161491.1
8) Undecided10.1
Missing146 
TOTAL1771100.0
213) In what part of the country were you living at age 16? (AREA16)
TOTAL%
1) The Atlantic Provinces56830.1
2) The east (Ontario or Quebec)38920.6
3) The West68636.3
4) Outside Canada24513.0
9) Varies10.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1889100.0
214) What was the nature of the community in which you were living at age 16? (RES16)
TOTAL%
1) Farm38620.5
2) Rural non-farm21011.1
3) Town or small city (under 30,000)47625.3
4) Medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)30916.4
5) Large city (100,000-400,000)24813.2
6) Metropolis (over 400,000)25213.4
9) Varies40.2
Missing32 
TOTAL1885100.0
215) What is the nature of the community in which you are presently living? (RESNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Farm794.2
2) Rural non-farm1075.7
3) Town or small city (under 30,000)32517.2
4) Medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)39120.7
5) Large city (100,000-400,000)43623.1
6) Metropolis (over 400,000)54629.0
9) Varies20.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1886100.0
216) How many years have you lived in areas with over 30,000 population? (YRSURB)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less141.6
2) 2-5 years819.0
3) 6-10 years13715.2
4) 11-15 years10411.5
5) 16-20 years11312.5
6) 21-30 years16418.2
7) Over 30 years28832.0
Missing1016 
TOTAL901100.0
217) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) I am a Canadian citizen.176493.4
2) I am a landed immigrant.1176.2
3) I am a citizen of another country, temporarily living in Canada.70.4
Missing29 
TOTAL1888100.0
218) What language do you speak? (LANG)
TOTAL%
1) French and English34418.2
2) English only149479.2
3) French only482.5
Missing31 
TOTAL1886100.0
219) What do you consider your ethnic background to be (Father's ancestors)? (FAETH)
TOTAL%
1) Africa30.2
3) Austria110.7
4) Belgium40.2
6) Canada1076.6
7) China150.9
8) Czechoslovakia90.6
9) Denmark140.9
10) England46928.8
11) Finland30.2
12) France1136.9
13) Germany1358.3
14) Greece60.4
15) Guatemala10.1
16) Hungary140.9
17) India70.4
18) Israel50.3
19) Ireland19912.2
20) Italy161.0
22) Japan60.4
23) Lithuania10.1
25) Netherlands392.4
26) Norway120.7
28) Philippines10.1
29) Poland261.6
31) Romania50.3
32) Russia140.9
33) Scotland22313.7
35) Sweden140.9
36) Switzerland50.3
37) Ukraine412.5
40) United States130.8
41) Wales271.7
42) Yugoslavia30.2
43) Portugal60.4
44) Persia10.1
45) Iceland50.3
46) Malta10.1
47) Lebanon20.1
48) Serbia20.1
50) British West Indies10.1
53) Bahamas10.1
60) French Canada462.8
Missing291 
TOTAL1626100.0
220) What do you consider your ethnic background to be (Mother's ancestors)? (MAETH)
TOTAL%
1) Africa30.2
3) Austria120.8
4) Belgium60.4
6) Canada1096.9
7) China140.9
8) Czechoslovakia90.6
9) Denmark100.6
10) England46829.8
11) Finland40.3
12) France1076.8
13) Germany1217.7
14) Greece30.2
16) Hungary171.1
17) India60.4
18) Israel40.3
19) Ireland18211.6
20) Italy140.9
21) Jamaica10.1
22) Japan70.4
23) Lithuania10.1
25) Netherlands402.5
26) Norway120.8
27) Pakistan10.1
28) Philippines10.1
29) Poland251.6
31) Romania50.3
32) Russia211.3
33) Scotland20813.2
34) Spain20.1
35) Sweden90.6
36) Switzerland40.3
37) Ukraine432.7
40) United States181.1
41) Wales231.5
42) Yugoslavia20.1
43) Portugal40.3
44) Persia10.1
45) Iceland40.3
46) Malta10.1
47) Lebanon10.1
49) Syria10.1
51) French America10.1
60) French Canada483.1
Missing344 
TOTAL1573100.0
221) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White181596.4
2) Canadian Indian90.5
3) Black130.7
4) Oriental271.4
5) East Indian80.4
6) Other110.6
Missing34 
TOTAL1883100.0
222) What kind of work did your father normally do during most of your youth? (SES codes; see summary document for more information) (FASES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL182235.26417
223) What is your present situation? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time128668.0
2) Working part-time914.8
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness160.8
4) With a job, but not at work because of temporary lay-off130.7
5) With a job, but not at work because of a strike60.3
6) Unemployed382.0
7) Retired19410.3
8) Keeping house1819.6
9) In school663.5
Missing26 
TOTAL1891100.0
224) What kind of work do you normally do? (SES codes; see summary document for more information) (SELFSES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL163548.41516
225) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male129167.3
2) Female62632.7
TOTAL1917100.0
226) What year were you born? (YEARBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL187334.85418
227) What is your current marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married137071.6
2) Widowed1206.3
3) Divorced613.2
4) Separated482.5
5) Never been married30515.9
6) Cohabiting90.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1913100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife working currently? (SPWKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time55840.4
2) Working part-time13910.1
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness60.4
4) With a job, but not at work because of temporary lay-off70.5
5) With a job, but not at work because of a strike40.3
6) Unemployed423.0
7) Retired795.7
8) Keeping house53338.6
9) In school120.9
Missing537 
TOTAL1380100.0
229) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: What kind of work does your husband or wife do? (SES codes; see summary document for more information) (SPSES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL72645.19415
230) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1267.3
2) No159392.7
Missing198 
TOTAL1719100.0
231) How many children do you have? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 037522.4
1) 126515.8
2) 243425.9
3) 329817.8
4) 41418.4
5) 5824.9
6) 6301.8
7) 7231.4
8) 8 or more251.5
Missing244 
TOTAL1673100.0
232) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are under age 7? (CHL7)
TOTAL%
1) 124857.3
2) 215435.6
3) 3 or more317.2
Missing1484 
TOTAL433100.0
233) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 7-12 years old? (CH712)
TOTAL%
1) 126763.7
2) 212429.6
3) 3 or more286.7
Missing1498 
TOTAL419100.0
234) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 13-15 years old? (CH1315)
TOTAL%
1) 122276.8
2) 26321.8
3) 3 or more41.4
Missing1628 
TOTAL289100.0
235) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 16-18 years old? (CHL1618)
TOTAL%
1) 119980.9
2) 24417.9
3) 3 or more31.2
Missing1671 
TOTAL246100.0
236) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are over 18 years old? (CHO18)
TOTAL%
1) 117728.0
2) 220632.5
3) 3 or more25039.5
Missing1284 
TOTAL633100.0
237) How much education did you get? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school995.3
2) Finished grade school1618.6
3) Some high school38120.4
4) Finished high school32517.4
5) Some technical or business training27514.8
6) Some college or university24313.0
7) University degree19310.4
8) Some graduate or professional school904.8
9) Post-graduate degree975.2
Missing53 
TOTAL1864100.0
238) How much education did your spouse get? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school855.9
2) Finished grade school17111.9
3) Some high school32522.6
4) Finished high school31822.1
5) Some technical or business training22115.4
6) Some college or university14810.3
7) University degree1017.0
8) Some graduate or professional school402.8
9) Post-graduate degree292.0
Missing479 
TOTAL1438100.0
239) How much education did your father get? (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school53331.7
2) Finished grade school37822.5
3) Some high school29017.3
4) Finished high school1649.8
5) Some technical or business training1267.5
6) Some college or university794.7
7) University degree603.6
8) Some graduate or professional school161.0
9) Post-graduate degree352.1
Missing236 
TOTAL1681100.0
240) How much education did your mother get? (MAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school43125.8
2) Finished grade school40824.4
3) Some high school33420.0
4) Finished high school26015.5
5) Some technical or business training1016.0
6) Some college or university824.9
7) University degree372.2
8) Some graduate or professional school191.1
9) Post-graduate degree10.1
Missing244 
TOTAL1673100.0
241) Which social class do you classify yourself in? (CLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class251.3
2) Working class71838.4
3) Middle class109558.6
4) Upper class241.3
8) Undecided30.2
9) Varies50.3
Missing47 
TOTAL1870100.0
242) How would you describe your health? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent59531.5
2) Good99852.8
3) Fair25613.6
4) Poor392.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1889100.0
243) How much time would you say you have spent in the hospital in the past five years? (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
1) None113159.7
2) 1 week or less29015.3
3) About 2 weeks21611.4
4) About 1 month1568.2
5) About 3 months673.5
6) About 6 months191.0
7) About 1 year40.2
8) Over 1 year100.5
Missing24 
TOTAL1893100.0
244) With respect to political party preference do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) New Democrat22612.3
2) Liberal66035.8
3) Conservative49426.8
4) Social Credit482.6
5) Other452.4
6) None26414.3
9) Varies1075.8
Missing73 
TOTAL1844100.0
245) What is the religious preference of - Yourself? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant107657.6
2) Catholic55529.7
3) Jewish311.7
4) None1588.5
5) Other462.5
9) Varies20.1
Missing49 
TOTAL1868100.0
246) What is the religious preference of - Your spouse? (SPRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant85759.1
2) Catholic47933.0
3) Jewish201.4
4) None654.5
5) Other302.1
Missing466 
TOTAL1451100.0
247) What is the religious preference of - Your father? (PARELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant101158.3
2) Catholic57233.0
3) Jewish291.7
4) None724.2
5) Other492.8
Missing184 
TOTAL1733100.0
248) What is the religious preference of - Your mother? (MARELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant104559.4
2) Catholic58533.2
3) Jewish291.6
4) None442.5
5) Other563.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing157 
TOTAL1760100.0
249) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination are you? (For "Other" responses, see OTHDENOM.) (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican28026.5
2) Baptist908.5
3) Lutheran696.5
4) Methodist100.9
5) Pentecostal222.1
6) Presbyterian625.9
7) United Church44341.9
8) Other827.8
Missing859 
TOTAL1058100.0
250) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your spouse? (For "Other" responses, see SPOTHDEN.) (SPDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican20925.4
2) Baptist647.8
3) Lutheran566.8
4) Methodist111.3
5) Pentecostal222.7
6) Presbyterian465.6
7) United Church35443.0
8) Other617.4
Missing1094 
TOTAL823100.0
251) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your father? (For "Other" responses, see PAOTHDEN.) (PADENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican25426.7
2) Baptist869.1
3) Lutheran646.7
4) Methodist343.6
5) Pentecostal171.8
6) Presbyterian828.6
7) United Church33335.1
8) Other808.4
Missing967 
TOTAL950100.0
252) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your mother? (For "Other" responses, see MAOTHDEN.) (MADENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican26526.8
2) Baptist979.8
3) Lutheran707.1
4) Methodist292.9
5) Pentecostal212.1
6) Presbyterian787.9
7) United Church34635.1
8) Other818.2
Missing930 
TOTAL987100.0
253) Looking back at your childhood, how often would you say you went to religious services when you were growing up? (YGATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never261.5
2) Less than once a year241.4
3) About once a year462.6
4) Several times a year1468.4
5) About once a month774.4
6) 2-3 times a month1659.5
7) Nearly every week44525.5
8) Every week62836.0
9) Several times a week18610.7
Missing174 
TOTAL1743100.0
254) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your father (PACOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious40522.2
2) Somewhat religious74841.0
3) Not very religious67136.8
Missing93 
TOTAL1824100.0
255) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your mother (MACOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious64334.8
2) Somewhat religious85946.4
3) Not very religious34818.8
Missing67 
TOTAL1850100.0
256) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your spouse (SPCOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious24716.5
2) Somewhat religious76050.7
3) Not very religious49232.8
Missing418 
TOTAL1499100.0
257) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Yourself (COMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious25613.7
2) Somewhat religious89647.8
3) Not very religious72238.5
Missing43 
TOTAL1874100.0
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 important15120.5
2) Somewhat important19125.9
3) Not very important39653.7
Missing1179 
TOTAL738100.0
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 important10914.8
2) Somewhat important18725.4
3) Not very important44059.8
Missing1181 
TOTAL736100.0
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 important608.4
2) Somewhat important16823.6
3) Not very important48467.9
9) Varies10.1
Missing1204 
TOTAL713100.0
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 important8411.7
2) Somewhat important24734.3
3) Not very important38653.6
9) Varies30.4
Missing1197 
TOTAL720100.0
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 important669.2
2) Somewhat important15821.9
3) Not very important49468.5
9) Varies30.4
Missing1196 
TOTAL721100.0
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 important8011.9
2) Somewhat important14321.2
3) Not very important44966.7
9) Varies10.1
Missing1244 
TOTAL673100.0
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 important12116.6
2) Somewhat important17924.5
3) Not very important43058.9
Missing1187 
TOTAL730100.0
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 important23430.5
2) Somewhat important25433.1
3) Not very important27836.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing1150 
TOTAL767100.0
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 important7611.0
2) Somewhat important10415.1
3) Not very important50773.7
9) Varies10.1
Missing1229 
TOTAL688100.0
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 important10214.6
2) Somewhat important14320.5
3) Not very important45264.8
Missing1220 
TOTAL697100.0
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 important12517.2
2) Somewhat important14920.5
3) Not very important45162.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing1191 
TOTAL726100.0
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 important27837.1
2) Somewhat important20427.2
3) Not very important26735.6
Missing1168 
TOTAL749100.0
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) Irrelevant2213.8
2) Leaders63.8
3) Members1710.6
4) "Monemp"95.6
5) Negative qualities74.4
6) Secularization53.1
11) Access106.3
12) Age85.0
13) Apathy1610.0
14) Change21.3
15) Children21.3
16) Health116.9
17) Mobility95.6
18) Time confining74.4
19) Time choice2616.3
30) Miscellaneous31.9
Missing1757 
TOTAL160100.0
271) How does your present financial situation leave you - pretty well satisfied, more or less satisfied, or not satisfied at all? (SATFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied67735.7
2) More or less satisfied93049.1
3) Not satisfied at all28314.9
9) Varies40.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1894100.0
272) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been: (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better101653.9
2) Getting worse20811.0
3) Staying about the same65934.9
9) Varies30.2
Missing31 
TOTAL1886100.0
273) Which of the following figures comes closest to your total family income before taxes in 1974? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,00019710.9
2) $5,000 to 6,9991377.6
3) $7,000 to 8,99918310.1
4) $9,000 to 9,9991307.2
5) $10,000 to 14,99947025.9
6) $15,000 to 19,99933118.2
7) $20,000 to 24,9991739.5
8) $25,000 and over19310.6
Missing103 
TOTAL1814100.0
274) How happy are you nowadays? (HAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy40221.3
2) Pretty happy121664.6
3) Not too happy25913.8
9) Varies60.3
Missing34 
TOTAL1883100.0
275) How exciting do you find life? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting87646.7
2) Routine92949.5
3) Dull412.2
9) Varies291.5
Missing42 
TOTAL1875100.0
276) ASKDED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Would you describe your marriage as very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (HAPMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy76554.2
2) Pretty happy54838.8
3) Not too happy956.7
9) Varies30.2
Missing506 
TOTAL1411100.0
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 influence125767.4
2) Will continue about the same46524.9
3) Will probably lose some influence1417.6
8) Undecided20.1
Missing52 
TOTAL1865100.0
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 influence25113.8
2) Will continue about the same85847.0
3) Will probably lose some influence71239.0
9) Varies30.2
Missing93 
TOTAL1824100.0
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 influence1518.3
2) Will continue about the same85347.0
3) Will probably lose some influence80144.1
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies90.5
Missing101 
TOTAL1816100.0
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 influence32117.8
2) Will continue about the same53429.7
3) Will probably lose some influence94252.3
9) Varies30.2
Missing117 
TOTAL1800100.0
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 influence136975.9
2) Will continue about the same35419.6
3) Will probably lose some influence653.6
9) Varies160.9
Missing113 
TOTAL1804100.0
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 influence955.7
2) Will continue about the same111666.9
3) Will probably lose some influence43726.2
8) Undecided150.9
9) Varies40.2
Missing250 
TOTAL1667100.0
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 influence33919.1
2) Will continue about the same76243.0
3) Will probably lose some influence66737.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies40.2
Missing144 
TOTAL1773100.0
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 influence75745.3
2) Will continue about the same71843.0
3) Will probably lose some influence18611.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies90.5
Missing246 
TOTAL1671100.0
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 influence31417.8
2) Will continue about the same67038.0
3) Will probably lose some influence77043.7
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies70.4
Missing154 
TOTAL1763100.0
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 influence68038.2
2) Will continue about the same83046.7
3) Will probably lose some influence26014.6
8) Undecided20.1
9) Varies60.3
Missing139 
TOTAL1778100.0
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 influence1659.3
2) Will continue about the same127772.0
3) Will probably lose some influence32818.5
8) Undecided30.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing143 
TOTAL1774100.0
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 influence98354.0
2) Will continue about the same61233.6
3) Will probably lose some influence21611.9
9) Varies110.6
Missing95 
TOTAL1822100.0
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 influence40523.3
2) Will continue about the same83147.8
3) Will probably lose some influence49528.5
8) Undecided50.3
9) Varies20.1
Missing179 
TOTAL1738100.0
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 influence137375.2
2) Will continue about the same40722.3
3) Will probably lose some influence341.9
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies100.5
Missing92 
TOTAL1825100.0
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 influence38322.0
2) Will continue about the same102358.7
3) Will probably lose some influence32718.8
8) Undecided50.3
9) Varies50.3
Missing174 
TOTAL1743100.0
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 influence38522.0
2) Will continue about the same106961.1
3) Will probably lose some influence29416.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.1
Missing166 
TOTAL1751100.0
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 influence18811.3
2) Will continue about the same119371.4
3) Will probably lose some influence28817.2
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing246 
TOTAL1671100.0
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 influence47526.1
2) Will continue about the same89649.2
3) Will probably lose some influence44624.5
8) Undecided40.2
Missing96 
TOTAL1821100.0
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 influence87949.2
2) Will continue about the same51528.8
3) Will probably lose some influence38921.8
8) Undecided50.3
Missing129 
TOTAL1788100.0
296) Date questionnaire completed (DATEIN)
TOTAL%
0) October633.3
1) May 15-3161632.1
2) June 1-1528214.7
3) June 16-30814.2
4) July 1-1526113.6
5) July 16-3128715.0
6) August 1-151648.6
7) August 16-31824.3
8) September 1-15552.9
9) September 16-30261.4
TOTAL1917100.0
297) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Other, part 2 (PROBS2)
TOTAL%
1) Education12.2
3) Environment12.2
4) Housing12.2
5) Immigration36.7
6) Laws - enforcement511.1
7) Morality715.6
8) Politics613.3
9) Regionalism12.2
10) Unions48.9
11) Welfare abuse24.4
20) Miscellaneous1431.1
Missing1872 
TOTAL45100.0
298) Other denominations (OTHDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Adventist33.8
5) Christian22.6
6) Christian and Missionary Alliance33.8
7) Christian Reformed45.1
8) Christian Science11.3
9) Church of Christ22.6
10) Evangelical79.0
12) Full Gospel22.6
14) Greek Orthodox56.4
17) Jehovah's Witness56.4
18) Mennonite1316.7
19) Mormon45.1
20) Nazarene22.6
21) Nondenominational33.8
23) Salvation Army1114.1
24) Eastern Orthodox33.8
25) Unitarian45.1
26) Quaker22.6
27) Church of God22.6
Missing1839 
TOTAL78100.0
299) Spouse's other denomination (SPOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Adventist11.7
5) Christian11.7
6) Christian and Missionary Alliance23.4
7) Christian Reformed46.9
9) Church of Christ11.7
10) Evangelical610.3
12) Full Gospel11.7
14) Greek Orthodox46.9
17) Jehovah's Witness35.2
18) Mennonite1322.4
19) Mormon58.6
20) Nazarene11.7
21) Nondenominational11.7
22) Russian Orthodox11.7
23) Salvation Army712.1
24) Eastern Orthodox35.2
25) Unitarian11.7
26) Quaker11.7
27) Church of God23.4
Missing1859 
TOTAL58100.0
300) PAOTHDEN (PAOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Adventist22.7
4) Brethren22.7
7) Christian Reformed45.5
8) Christian Science11.4
9) Church of Christ11.4
10) Evangelical45.5
14) Greek Orthodox1013.7
17) Jehovah's Witness11.4
18) Mennonite1926.0
19) Mormon79.6
20) Nazarene11.4
23) Salvation Army1013.7
24) Eastern Orthodox56.8
25) Unitarian22.7
26) Quaker11.4
27) Church of God22.7
29) Congregational11.4
Missing1844 
TOTAL73100.0
301) MAOTHDEN (MAOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Adventist44.9
4) Brethren22.5
5) Christian11.2
7) Christian Reformed56.2
9) Church of Christ22.5
10) Evangelical44.9
12) Full Gospel11.2
14) Greek Orthodox1113.6
17) Jehovah's Witness22.5
18) Mennonite2024.7
19) Mormon78.6
20) Nazarene11.2
23) Salvation Army1012.3
24) Eastern Orthodox56.2
25) Unitarian11.2
26) Quaker11.2
27) Church of God22.5
28) Christadelphian11.2
29) Congregational11.2
Missing1836 
TOTAL81100.0
302) Age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL191744.26118
303) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) British Columbia21411.2
2) Prairies61231.9
3) Ontario21211.1
4) Quebec1799.3
5) Atlantic70036.5
TOTAL1917100.0
304) Weight (WT)
TOTAL%
.01) 894.6
.02) 472.5
.04) 1648.6
.05) 1749.1
.08) 1397.3
.1) 251.3
.13) 482.5
.15) 231.2
.16) 1417.4
.2) 1387.2
.21) 170.9
.25) 241.3
.28) 160.8
.29) 512.7
.32) 140.7
.34) 1045.4
.38) 241.3
.43) 583.0
.56) 80.4
.62) 573.0
.7) 50.3
.77) 261.4
.9) 160.8
.94) 80.4
1) 452.3
1.06) 924.8
1.17) 30.2
1.27) 1085.6
1.28) 180.9
1.36) 110.6
1.38) 170.9
1.55) 180.9
1.58) 120.6
1.88) 80.4
2.11) 653.4
2.35) 100.5
2.57) 70.4
2.61) 180.9
2.71) 361.9
2.83) 60.3
3.5) 80.4
7.61) 130.7
7.83) 60.3
TOTAL1917100.0
305) Age group (AGEGP)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3471338.1
2) 35-5468936.8
3) 55 and over47125.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1873100.0
306) I-GENDER: What is your sex (for use with on-line analysis)? (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male129167.3
2) Female62632.7
TOTAL1917100.0
307) I-RACE: What race do you consider yourself (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White181596.4
2) Black130.7
3) Oriental271.4
4) Other281.5
Missing34 
TOTAL1883100.0
308) I-MARITAL: What is your current marital status (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married137071.6
2) Widowed1206.3
3) Div/Sep1095.7
4) Never marr30515.9
5) Cohabiting90.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1913100.0
309) I-RELIG: What is the religious preference of - Yourself (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant107657.6
2) Catholic55529.7
3) Jewish311.7
4) None1588.5
5) Other482.6
Missing49 
TOTAL1868100.0
310) I-PARTYID: With respect to political party preference do you usually think of yourself as (recoded for use with on-line analysis): (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) New Democr22612.3
2) Liberal66035.8
3) Conservatv49426.8
4) Soc Cred482.6
5) Other41622.6
Missing73 
TOTAL1844100.0
311) I-REGION: Region (for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) British Columbia21411.2
2) Prairies61231.9
3) Ontario21211.1
4) Quebec1799.3
5) Atlantic70036.5
TOTAL1917100.0
312) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education you have completed (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Grade schl64134.4
2) High schl84345.2
3) College28315.2
4) Grad degr975.2
Missing53 
TOTAL1864100.0
313) I-INCOME: Which of the following figures comes closest to your total family income before taxes in 1974 (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) <$7,00033418.4
2) $7K-999931317.3
3) $10K-1999980144.2
4) $20K-249991739.5
5) $25,000+19310.6
Missing103 
TOTAL1814100.0