Project Canada 1980-85 Panel Study

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent ID (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7163326.2322267
2) Size of respondent's city/town: (CATEGOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Metropolitan area (100,000 and above)50069.8
2) Small city (10,000-99,999)8311.6
3) Small town (less than 10,000)13318.6
TOTAL716100.0
3) Respondent's province: (PROVINC2)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland486.7
1) British Columbia699.6
2) Alberta8311.6
3) Saskatchewan598.2
4) Manitoba537.4
5) Ontario13518.9
6) Quebec10014.0
7) Nova Scotia618.5
8) Prince Edward Island537.4
9) New Brunswick557.7
TOTAL716100.0
4) Area of respondent: (AREA2)
TOTAL%
1) Vancouver456.3
2) Prince George81.1
3) Chase121.7
4) Edmonton638.8
5) Lethbridge101.4
6) Delia30.4
7) Regina466.4
8) Swift Current60.8
9) Star City50.7
10) Winnipeg405.6
11) Thompson71.0
12) MacGregor60.8
13) Toronto8011.2
14) Cornwall91.3
15) Thamesville40.6
16) Montreal415.7
17) Drummond40.6
18) Champlain71.0
19) Halifax486.7
20) Sydney50.7
21) Mulgrave50.7
22) Charlotte456.3
23) Summerside50.7
24) Cardigan20.3
25) St. John466.4
26) Fredton40.6
27) McAdam40.6
28) St. John's354.9
29) Corner Brook81.1
30) Cupids40.6
31) Salmo40.6
32) Morinvale71.0
33) Nipawn20.3
34) Meaford212.9
35) Barrie111.5
36) Ottawa101.4
37) Farnham415.7
38) Joliette60.8
39) Quebec City10.1
40) Liverpool30.4
41) Kensington10.1
42) Moncton10.1
43) Botwood10.1
TOTAL716100.0
5) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Energy (ENERGY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious33548.1
2) Fairly serious28040.2
3) Not very serious8211.8
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
6) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The economy (ECONOMY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious49270.1
2) Fairly serious18225.9
3) Not very serious253.6
9) Varied30.4
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
7) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unemployment (UNEMPLO2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious35851.1
2) Fairly serious27539.2
3) Not very serious659.3
9) Varied30.4
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
8) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Government (GOVT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious27240.2
2) Fairly serious25237.2
3) Not very serious15322.6
Missing39 
TOTAL677100.0
9) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Canadian unity (UNITY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious21931.8
2) Fairly serious30644.4
3) Not very serious16423.8
Missing27 
TOTAL689100.0
10) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - American influence (AMINFLU2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious10915.9
2) Fairly serious24435.6
3) Not very serious33148.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing30 
TOTAL686100.0
11) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - French-English relations (FRENENG2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious12818.2
2) Fairly serious32245.8
3) Not very serious25235.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
12) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Native Indian-White relations (INDWH2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9613.9
2) Fairly serious30544.0
3) Not very serious29242.1
Missing23 
TOTAL693100.0
13) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Federal-Provincial relations (FEDPROV2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious29141.9
2) Fairly serious28741.4
3) Not very serious11416.4
9) Varied20.3
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
14) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Inequality of women (WOMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7410.8
2) Fairly serious22332.5
3) Not very serious38956.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing29 
TOTAL687100.0
15) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Pollution (POLLUT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious29141.8
2) Fairly serious30343.5
3) Not very serious10114.5
9) Varied10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
16) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Family breakdown (FAMILY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious27238.8
2) Fairly serious31244.5
3) Not very serious11716.7
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
17) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Crime (CRIME2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious35951.1
2) Fairly serious28540.6
3) Not very serious537.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied40.6
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
18) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Poverty (POVERTY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15722.6
2) Fairly serious33247.8
3) Not very serious20529.5
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
19) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Drugs (DRUGS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious34148.2
2) Fairly serious28139.7
3) Not very serious8411.9
9) Varied20.3
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
20) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious30142.6
2) Fairly serious30142.6
3) Not very serious10214.4
9) Varied20.3
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
21) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Violence (VIOLENC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious32946.9
2) Fairly serious27939.7
3) Not very serious9413.4
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
22) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious26137.4
2) Fairly serious34148.9
3) Not very serious9313.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
23) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Sexual assault (SEXUAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious21130.3
2) Fairly serious32046.0
3) Not very serious16423.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
24) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Mental disorders (MENTDIS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11817.1
2) Fairly serious32647.1
3) Not very serious24835.8
Missing24 
TOTAL692100.0
25) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Wife-beating (WIFEBEA2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11015.9
2) Fairly serious31044.7
3) Not very serious27339.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
26) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Suicide (SUICIDE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious10615.2
2) Fairly serious27439.4
3) Not very serious31645.4
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
27) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Child abuse (CHILDAB2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious24234.7
2) Fairly serious33648.1
3) Not very serious12017.2
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
28) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other, first mention (PROBS801)
TOTAL%
1) Education45.5
2) Elderly11.4
3) Environment22.7
5) Immigrants34.1
6) Legal68.2
7) Morality1317.8
8) Politics22.7
9) Regionalism11.4
10) Unions22.7
11) Welfare abuse11.4
12) Welfare assistance11.4
13) Women11.4
14) Racism34.1
15) Religious decline34.1
20) Other3041.1
Missing643 
TOTAL73100.0
29) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other, second mention (PROBS802)
TOTAL%
1) Education38.6
2) Elderly38.6
3) Environment12.9
4) Housing12.9
5) Immigrants12.9
6) Legal25.7
7) Morality514.3
8) Politics25.7
9) Regionalism25.7
10) Unions25.7
11) Welfare abuse38.6
15) City drop12.9
16) Apathy12.9
20) Miscellaneous822.9
Missing681 
TOTAL35100.0
30) Concerning bilingualism in Canada, would you say that Canada should have two official languages (French and English), one official language (French or English), or no official language? (BILING2)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages - French and English.34949.2
2) Canada should have one official language - French.60.8
3) Canada should have one official language - English.30242.5
4) Canada should have no official language.365.1
5) Other131.8
8) Undecided30.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
31) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? Does it tend to further unity, create division or have little impact either way? - British Columbia (BC2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity19028.5
2) Tends to create division28142.1
3) Little impact either way19228.8
8) Undecided30.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing49 
TOTAL667100.0
32) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? Does it tend to further unity, create division or have little impact either way? - Alberta (ALTA2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity13520.1
2) Tends to create division47670.7
3) Little impact either way558.2
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied30.4
Missing43 
TOTAL673100.0
33) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? Does it tend to further unity, create division or have little impact either way? - Saskatchewan (SASK2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity25739.2
2) Tends to create division12018.3
3) Little impact either way27441.8
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied10.2
Missing60 
TOTAL656100.0
34) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? Does it tend to further unity, create division or have little impact either way? - Manitoba (MAN2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity22935.0
2) Tends to create division11517.6
3) Little impact either way30446.5
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied20.3
Missing62 
TOTAL654100.0
35) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? Does it tend to further unity, create division or have little impact either way? - Ontario (ONT2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity34752.2
2) Tends to create division21632.5
3) Little impact either way9814.7
8) Undecided30.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing51 
TOTAL665100.0
36) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? Does it tend to further unity, create division or have little impact either way? - Quebec (QUE2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity527.6
2) Tends to create division60288.1
3) Little impact either way243.5
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing33 
TOTAL683100.0
37) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? Does it tend to further unity, create division or have little impact either way? - Nova Scotia (NS2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity26740.3
2) Tends to create division355.3
3) Little impact either way35553.6
8) Undecided50.8
Missing54 
TOTAL662100.0
38) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? Does it tend to further unity, create division or have little impact either way? - Prince Edward Island (PEI2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity24036.4
2) Tends to create division335.0
3) Little impact either way38157.8
8) Undecided50.8
Missing57 
TOTAL659100.0
39) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? Does it tend to further unity, create division or have little impact either way? - New Brunswick (NB2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity27641.7
2) Tends to create division517.7
3) Little impact either way33049.8
8) Undecided50.8
Missing54 
TOTAL662100.0
40) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? Does it tend to further unity, create division or have little impact either way? - Newfoundland (NFLD2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity19429.4
2) Tends to create division16825.5
3) Little impact either way29144.2
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied20.3
Missing57 
TOTAL659100.0
41) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT2)
TOTAL%
0) None618.7
1) 191.3
2) 2-3436.1
4) 4 or more58883.9
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
42) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Roman Catholics (ACQCATH2)
TOTAL%
0) None446.2
1) 1223.1
2) 2-37210.2
4) 4 or more57080.5
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
43) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW2)
TOTAL%
0) None34249.5
1) 17911.4
2) 2-313719.8
4) 4 or more13319.2
Missing25 
TOTAL691100.0
44) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - French Canadians (ACQFREN2)
TOTAL%
0) None21330.4
1) 17510.7
2) 2-313519.3
4) 4 or more27739.6
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
45) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - English Canadians (ACQENG2)
TOTAL%
0) None456.4
1) 1152.1
2) 2-3253.6
4) 4 or more61787.9
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
46) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Orientals (ACQORIE2)
TOTAL%
0) None36552.6
1) 17210.4
2) 2-313219.0
4) 4 or more12518.0
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
47) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Canadian Indians (ACQIND2)
TOTAL%
0) None47868.8
1) 1659.4
2) 2-38412.1
4) 4 or more689.8
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
48) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBLAC2)
TOTAL%
0) None43162.3
1) 17711.1
2) 2-310415.0
4) 4 or more8011.6
Missing24 
TOTAL692100.0
49) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - East Indians or Pakistanis (ACQEIND2)
TOTAL%
0) None47368.0
1) 17811.2
2) 2-38412.1
4) 4 or more618.8
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
50) Is there any area within a mile of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25335.5
2) No45964.5
Missing4 
TOTAL712100.0
51) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes385.4
2) No67294.6
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
52) During 1979, did anyone break into or somehow illegally get into your apartment or home? (BURGLAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes496.9
2) No65993.1
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
53) During 1979, did anyone take something from you by using force - such as a stickup, mugging or threat? (ROBBERY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes121.7
2) No69798.3
Missing7 
TOTAL709100.0
54) In general, do you think the courts deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly101.4
2) Not harshly enough59083.5
3) About right8912.6
8) Undecided50.7
9) Varied131.8
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
55) Which of the following comes closest to your view of people? (PEOPLE2)
TOTAL%
1) People are basically good and usually try to be fair.28840.7
2) People are basically good but have to look out for themselves.22431.6
3) People are basically bad.50.7
4) People are not basically anything; they simply are all different.18626.3
9) Varied50.7
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
56) 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 (ALHOLIC2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease34349.0
2) A bit uneasy31645.1
3) Very uneasy415.9
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
57) 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 (FMPAT2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease25135.8
2) A bit uneasy37253.1
3) Very uneasy7811.1
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
58) 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 (HOMOSXL2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease20729.6
2) A bit uneasy26537.9
3) Very uneasy22732.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
59) 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 (DRUGUSE2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease17124.3
2) A bit uneasy33147.1
3) Very uneasy20128.6
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
60) 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 (EXCON2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease20629.6
2) A bit uneasy36652.6
3) Very uneasy12317.7
9) Varied10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
61) 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 (LESBIAN2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease25536.5
2) A bit uneasy26437.8
3) Very uneasy17825.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
62) 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 (DRUGADD2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease10815.4
2) A bit uneasy31745.3
3) Very uneasy27539.3
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
63) 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 Canadian Indian (INDIAN2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease63289.9
2) A bit uneasy679.5
3) Very uneasy40.6
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
64) 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 (ORIENT2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease65393.2
2) A bit uneasy446.3
3) Very uneasy40.6
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
65) 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 (BLACK2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease64290.9
2) A bit uneasy588.2
3) Very uneasy50.7
9) Varied10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
66) 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 (EINDIAN2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease56980.9
2) A bit uneasy11316.1
3) Very uneasy213.0
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
67) 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 (JEWS2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease67095.0
2) A bit uneasy314.4
3) Very uneasy40.6
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
68) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Canadian Indians? (WCI2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52175.1
2) No16523.8
8) Undecided50.7
9) Varied30.4
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
69) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and blacks? (WB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38755.7
2) No29842.9
8) Undecided50.7
9) Varied50.7
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
70) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Orientals? (WO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47269.2
2) No20329.8
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied30.4
Missing34 
TOTAL682100.0
71) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and East Indians or Pakistanis? (WEI2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40659.4
2) No26839.2
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied50.7
Missing33 
TOTAL683100.0
72) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Roman Catholics? (PC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60286.5
2) No8712.5
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied30.4
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
73) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Jews? (PJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58083.5
2) No10915.7
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied20.3
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
74) Do you approve of marriages between - Jews and Roman Catholics? (JRC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55880.4
2) No13018.7
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied20.3
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
75) Do you feel that any racial or cultural groups in your community are discriminated against and it's getting better, worse, neither better or worse, or is it not currently a problem but was a problem in the past, or was it never a serious problem? (DISCRIM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it's getting worse.689.7
2) Yes, but it's getting better.11816.8
3) Yes, but it's no better or worse.17925.5
4) No, although it was a problem in the past.618.7
5) No, and such a problem has never been very serious.27439.0
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
76) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage (PREMARS2)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong14920.9
2) Almost always wrong8712.2
3) Sometimes wrong23132.4
4) Not wrong at all24434.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL712100.0
77) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex 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 (XMARSEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong41958.5
2) Almost always wrong18225.4
3) Sometimes wrong9713.5
4) Not wrong at all172.4
9) Varied10.1
TOTAL716100.0
78) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - Two adults of the same sex having sexual relations (HOMOSEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong48668.9
2) Almost always wrong598.4
3) Sometimes wrong7911.2
4) Not wrong at all7811.1
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
79) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about the distribution of pornography? (PORNLAW2)
TOTAL%
1) There should be no laws forbidding its distribution.598.4
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18.37753.6
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.26237.2
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied50.7
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
80) 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? (ABDEFEC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60286.4
2) No9513.6
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
81) 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? (ABNOMOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29442.5
2) No39557.1
8) Undecided30.4
Missing24 
TOTAL692100.0
82) 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? (ABHLTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65492.5
2) No507.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
83) 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? (ABPOOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34249.3
2) No34850.1
8) Undecided40.6
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
84) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She become pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58784.1
2) No10915.6
8) Undecided20.3
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
85) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She is not married but does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGL2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29642.7
2) No39456.9
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing23 
TOTAL693100.0
86) Do you think birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it? (TEENINF2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66292.8
2) No486.7
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing3 
TOTAL713100.0
87) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Canada should follow a policy of opening its doors to displaced persons (refugees), whomever they may be. (REFUGEE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree578.2
2) Agree19728.2
3) Disagree27639.5
4) Strongly disagree16723.9
9) Varied10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
88) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement 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. (PRAYERS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7711.0
2) Agree18626.6
3) Disagree26137.3
4) Strongly disagree17525.0
9) Varied10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
89) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Law enforcement is applied evenly to all those who break the law. (LAWENF2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14220.3
2) Agree7310.4
3) Disagree26638.1
4) Strongly disagree21530.8
8) Undecided30.4
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
90) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Nowadays, a person has to live pretty much for today and let tomorrow take care of itself. (ANOMIA12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree375.3
2) Agree14520.8
3) Disagree36952.9
4) Strongly disagree14420.7
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
91) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree405.8
2) Agree12518.0
3) Disagree24134.7
4) Strongly disagree28841.4
8) Undecided10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
92) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - War is justified when other ways of settling international disputes fail. (WAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree213.0
2) Agree12818.5
3) Disagree24735.6
4) Strongly disagree29442.4
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing23 
TOTAL693100.0
93) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The problem with Canadian Indians is that they would rather live on handouts than get out and work like other people. (CANINDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree527.5
2) Agree16123.4
3) Disagree32246.7
4) Strongly disagree14721.3
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied50.7
Missing27 
TOTAL689100.0
94) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Homosexuals are entitled to the same rights as other Canadians. (HOMORTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9113.2
2) Agree37754.6
3) Disagree12918.7
4) Strongly disagree9113.2
8) Undecided20.3
Missing26 
TOTAL690100.0
95) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - In spite of what some people say, the lot of the average person is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA22)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7210.4
2) Agree24835.7
3) Disagree32446.6
4) Strongly disagree507.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
96) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33547.9
2) Agree27238.9
3) Disagree436.1
4) Strongly disagree476.7
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
97) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Trudeau is doing a pretty good job as prime minister. (TRUDEAU2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7310.5
2) Agree23133.2
3) Disagree19127.5
4) Strongly disagree19327.8
8) Undecided30.4
9) Varied40.6
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
98) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Divorce in this country should be easier to obtain than it is now. (DIVEASY2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree598.5
2) Agree19728.3
3) Disagree34149.1
4) Strongly disagree9613.8
9) Varied20.3
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
99) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - It's hardly fair to bring children into the world with the way things look for the future. (ANOMIA32)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree405.8
2) Agree12718.3
3) Disagree38555.4
4) Strongly disagree13819.9
9) Varied50.7
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
100) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree689.7
2) Agree21430.6
3) Disagree34349.0
4) Strongly disagree7110.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied30.4
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
101) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - A person should retire at 65, regardless of health. (RETIRE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9213.1
2) Agree11215.9
3) Disagree37753.6
4) Strongly disagree12217.4
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
102) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The political and economic system we have in this country is about the best there is. (BESTSYS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree588.3
2) Agree36051.6
3) Disagree22432.1
4) Strongly disagree507.2
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
103) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - These days a person doesn't really know whom he can count on. (ANOMIA42)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree568.0
2) Agree28941.5
3) Disagree32546.6
4) Strongly disagree273.9
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
104) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Jews, in general, are inclined to be more loyal to Israel than to Canada. (JEWLOY2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree416.3
2) Agree20030.5
3) Disagree35053.4
4) Strongly disagree477.2
8) Undecided121.8
9) Varied60.9
Missing60 
TOTAL656100.0
105) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - People like me don't have any say about what the government does. (SAYGOVT2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12618.2
2) Agree21230.5
3) Disagree29442.4
4) Strongly disagree618.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
106) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Ministers should stick to religion and not concern themselves with social, economic and political issues. (CLERGY2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9113.0
2) Agree14120.1
3) Disagree36752.4
4) Strongly disagree9914.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
107) 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 some others, or is it the worst kind of government? (COMMUN2)
TOTAL%
1) It's a good form of government.253.6
2) It's all right for some countries.12818.7
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.25737.5
4) It's the worst kind of all.27339.8
9) Varied30.4
Missing30 
TOTAL686100.0
108) With respect to your political views, how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEW2)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal243.5
2) Liberal13820.4
3) Moderate, middle of the road33649.6
4) Conservative15723.2
5) Extremely conservative152.2
9) Varied71.0
Missing39 
TOTAL677100.0
109) Did you vote in the 1980 federal election? (VOTE802)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65192.7
2) No517.3
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
110) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - A university education? (RTCOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57383.0
2) No10715.5
3) Qualified yes60.9
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing26 
TOTAL690100.0
111) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Adequate housing? (RTHOUSE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62991.0
2) No517.4
3) Qualified yes40.6
8) Undecided30.4
9) Varied40.6
Missing25 
TOTAL691100.0
112) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Medical care? (RTMEDIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67597.1
2) No121.7
3) Qualified yes40.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied30.4
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
113) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Dental care? (RTDENT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes64493.2
2) No395.6
3) Qualified yes40.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied30.4
Missing25 
TOTAL691100.0
114) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - A minimum income adequate to live on? (RTINCOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59286.4
2) No8011.7
3) Qualified yes71.0
8) Undecided30.4
9) Varied30.4
Missing31 
TOTAL685100.0
115) Considerable controversy has taken place over the proper role of women in Canada today. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following. - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree22932.8
2) Disagree46666.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
116) Considerable controversy has taken place over the proper role of women in Canada today. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following. - Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to the men. (FEHOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree10715.3
2) Disagree58984.3
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
117) Considerable controversy has taken place over the proper role of women in Canada today. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following. - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree62188.7
2) Disagree7811.1
8) Undecided10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
118) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Spend an evening with relatives (EVERELS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often16824.2
2) Sometimes49370.9
3) Never344.9
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
119) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Read the newspaper (PAPER2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often56881.0
2) Sometimes12718.1
3) Never60.9
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
120) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend a movie (MOVIE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often243.5
2) Sometimes45866.2
3) Never21030.3
Missing24 
TOTAL692100.0
121) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Read books (BOOKS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often36251.9
2) Sometimes29241.8
3) Never446.3
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
122) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Jog (JOG2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often497.1
2) Sometimes15622.6
3) Never48570.3
Missing26 
TOTAL690100.0
123) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Listen to music (MUSIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often36652.1
2) Sometimes31444.7
3) Never223.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
124) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend parties (PARTIES2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often588.4
2) Sometimes56080.8
3) Never7410.7
9) Varied10.1
Missing23 
TOTAL693100.0
125) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Go out for dinner (DINNER2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often13018.6
2) Sometimes52775.4
3) Never426.0
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
126) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Smoke cigarettes (SMOKE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often17825.6
2) Sometimes598.5
3) Never45965.9
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
127) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend an athletic event (SPEVENT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often7610.9
2) Sometimes40558.3
3) Never21430.8
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
128) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Watch or listen to the news (NEWS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often59785.4
2) Sometimes9413.4
3) Never71.0
8) Undecided10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
129) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend a play (PLAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often405.8
2) Sometimes37254.2
3) Never27439.9
Missing30 
TOTAL686100.0
130) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Spend an evening with friends (EVEFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often21130.1
2) Sometimes46966.9
3) Never213.0
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
131) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Drink alcohol (DRINK2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often9713.9
2) Sometimes44463.5
3) Never15822.6
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
132) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Participate in sports (SPORTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often9713.9
2) Sometimes29842.7
3) Never30343.4
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
133) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Dance (DANCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often568.0
2) Sometimes45665.4
3) Never18526.5
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
134) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Go out to a lounge or bar (LOUNGE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often284.0
2) Sometimes31345.0
3) Never35551.0
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
135) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Engage in a hobby (HOBBY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often26838.6
2) Sometimes35451.0
3) Never7210.4
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
136) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Read magazines (MAGAZIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often35751.1
2) Sometimes32646.6
3) Never162.3
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
137) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A labor union. (MEMUNIO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18076.9
2) No5423.1
Missing482 
TOTAL234100.0
138) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A political group. (MEMPOLI2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9359.2
2) No6440.8
Missing559 
TOTAL157100.0
139) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A service club. (MEMSERV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18181.2
2) No4218.8
Missing493 
TOTAL223100.0
140) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A sports group. (MEMSPOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18776.6
2) No5723.4
Missing472 
TOTAL244100.0
141) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A hobby-related group. (MEMHOBB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14271.4
2) No5728.6
Missing517 
TOTAL199100.0
142) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A nationality group. (MEMNAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4239.6
2) No6460.4
Missing610 
TOTAL106100.0
143) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A church or synagogue. (MEMCHUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39291.8
2) No358.2
Missing289 
TOTAL427100.0
144) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority. (MEMGREE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8557.4
2) No6342.6
Missing568 
TOTAL148100.0
145) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A farm organization. (MEMFARM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2426.1
2) No6873.9
Missing624 
TOTAL92100.0
146) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - Any other group. (MEMOTHE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14676.4
2) No4523.6
Missing525 
TOTAL191100.0
147) Thinking specifically now of religious services, how often do you attend them? (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
1) Never10915.5
2) Less than once a year7610.8
3) About once a year679.5
4) Several times a year13719.4
5) About once a month334.7
6) 2-3 times a month355.0
7) Nearly every week7610.8
8) Every week13318.9
9) Several times a week395.5
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
148) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How often does your husband or wife attend religious services - as often as you, more often than you or less often than you? (SPATTEN2)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do34362.3
2) More often than I do12122.0
3) Less often than I do8715.8
Missing165 
TOTAL551100.0
149) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN: How frequently - if - do your children attend Sunday school or religious classes of instruction which are not part of their regular school day? (CHATTEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly11335.5
2) Often237.2
3) Sometimes7924.8
4) Never10332.4
Missing398 
TOTAL318100.0
150) How much time would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV2)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours16022.7
2) 6-10 hours18626.4
3) 11-15 hours15822.4
4) 16-30 hours14620.7
5) More than 30 hours334.7
6) Rarely or never182.6
9) Varied30.4
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
151) Do you ever make a point of listening to or watching religious services on radio or television? (RELIGTV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly507.1
2) Yes, sometimes17725.2
3) Very seldom16723.8
4) No or practically never30944.0
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
152) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your friendships (SATFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal36051.1
2) Quite a bit25335.9
3) Some8111.5
4) A little71.0
5) None30.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
153) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your marriage (if applicable) (SATMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal42074.2
2) Quite a bit9917.5
3) Some284.9
4) A little81.4
5) None101.8
9) Varied10.2
Missing150 
TOTAL566100.0
154) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your leisure activities (SATHOBB2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal29342.2
2) Quite a bit28641.2
3) Some9113.1
4) A little202.9
5) None20.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
155) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - The city or town you live in (SATCITY2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal19328.1
2) Quite a bit25236.7
3) Some16323.7
4) A little629.0
5) None172.5
Missing29 
TOTAL687100.0
156) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your children (if applicable) (SATCHIL2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal40474.5
2) Quite a bit10519.4
3) Some183.3
4) A little81.5
5) None50.9
9) Varied20.4
Missing174 
TOTAL542100.0
157) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your job (if applicable) (SATJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal19033.8
2) Quite a bit22540.0
3) Some10719.0
4) A little295.2
5) None112.0
Missing154 
TOTAL562100.0
158) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your household duties (SATHOUS2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal12619.2
2) Quite a bit20731.5
3) Some21032.0
4) A little9013.7
5) None243.7
Missing59 
TOTAL657100.0
159) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your family life generally (SATFAM2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal39858.7
2) Quite a bit20329.9
3) Some659.6
4) A little101.5
5) None20.3
Missing38 
TOTAL678100.0
160) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your annual vacation (SATVACA2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal33649.3
2) Quite a bit19628.7
3) Some11016.1
4) A little284.1
5) None121.8
Missing34 
TOTAL682100.0
161) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Loneliness (LONELY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably476.8
2) Somewhat lately12618.2
3) In the past, but not now20229.1
4) Never31946.0
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
162) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Money (MONEY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably11616.6
2) Somewhat lately18326.1
3) In the past, but not now28540.7
4) Never11616.6
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
163) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Boredom (BOREDOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably456.5
2) Somewhat lately12217.6
3) In the past, but not now13920.1
4) Never38655.8
Missing24 
TOTAL692100.0
164) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Sexual life (SEXLIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably7210.7
2) Somewhat lately12618.8
3) In the past, but not now13119.5
4) Never34251.0
Missing45 
TOTAL671100.0
165) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Wondering about the meaning and purpose of life (MPLIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably10615.5
2) Somewhat lately14821.6
3) In the past, but not now12017.5
4) Never31145.4
Missing31 
TOTAL685100.0
166) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Marriage (if applicable) (MARRIAG2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably295.1
2) Somewhat lately6010.5
3) In the past, but not now14926.1
4) Never33358.3
Missing145 
TOTAL571100.0
167) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Anxiety (ANXIETY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably9614.4
2) Somewhat lately17125.6
3) In the past, but not now18527.7
4) Never21532.2
Missing49 
TOTAL667100.0
168) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Feeling I should be getting more out of life (MORELIF2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably8212.3
2) Somewhat lately18527.7
3) In the past, but not now15022.5
4) Never25037.5
Missing49 
TOTAL667100.0
169) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Job (if applicable)? (JOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably6912.2
2) Somewhat lately14425.4
3) In the past, but not now16128.4
4) Never19233.9
Missing150 
TOTAL566100.0
170) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Depression (DEPRESS2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably395.8
2) Somewhat lately12318.1
3) In the past, but not now17525.8
4) Never34150.3
Missing38 
TOTAL678100.0
171) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Children (if applicable) (CHILDRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably417.6
2) Somewhat lately11220.8
3) In the past, but not now11821.9
4) Never26849.7
Missing177 
TOTAL539100.0
172) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Inferiority feelings (INFERIO2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably609.0
2) Somewhat lately9714.6
3) In the past, but not now19929.9
4) Never30946.5
Missing51 
TOTAL665100.0
173) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Lack of recognition for what I do (LACKREC2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably7811.5
2) Somewhat lately11717.3
3) In the past, but not now17726.1
4) Never30645.1
Missing38 
TOTAL678100.0
174) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Never seem to have enough time (NOTIME2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably24235.3
2) Somewhat lately19929.1
3) In the past, but not now8312.1
4) Never16123.5
Missing31 
TOTAL685100.0
175) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How did the world come into being? (QORIGIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Often8311.9
2) Sometimes34950.0
3) No longer15121.6
4) Never have11516.5
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
176) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What is the purpose of life? (QPURPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Often11716.8
2) Sometimes34349.1
3) No longer11716.8
4) Never have12017.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
177) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How can I find real happiness? (QHAPPY2)
TOTAL%
1) Often11616.7
2) Sometimes24835.7
3) No longer15822.8
4) Never have17224.8
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
178) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Why is there suffering in the world? (QSUFFER2)
TOTAL%
1) Often23333.3
2) Sometimes32846.9
3) No longer689.7
4) Never have699.9
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
179) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What happens after death? (QDEATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Often14020.0
2) Sometimes34449.1
3) No longer10314.7
4) Never have11316.1
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
180) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Is there a God or Supreme Being? (QGOD2)
TOTAL%
1) Often15021.5
2) Sometimes26938.6
3) No longer13218.9
4) Never have14520.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
181) There has been a lot of talk about people showing interest in what some have called ‘the new religions' - religions other than traditional Christianity (e.g., Hare Krishna, Bahai, Moonies, Scientology, TM, Zen). Have you personally taken a strong interest in any such religions? (NRINT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, presently50.7
2) Yes, in the past91.3
3) No69498.0
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
182) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED A STRONG INTEREST IN ANY OF ‘THE NEW RELIGIONS': What religion is that? (NRTYPE2)
TOTAL%
1) Bahai15.9
2) Children of God15.9
3) Eckankar15.9
4) Hare Krishna423.5
5) Moonies15.9
6) Scientology15.9
7) TM529.4
9) Zen15.9
99) Other211.8
Missing699 
TOTAL17100.0
183) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED A STRONG INTEREST IN ANY OF ‘THE NEW RELIGIONS': Do you participate in any group activities associated with it? (NRPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes527.8
2) No1372.2
Missing698 
TOTAL18100.0
184) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED THAT THEY PARTICIPATE IN GROUP ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH ANY OF ‘THE NEW RELIGIONS': Nature of the activities, first mention: (NRACT12)
TOTAL%
1) Meditation240.0
3) Social120.0
4) Study240.0
Missing711 
TOTAL5100.0
185) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED THAT THEY PARTICIPATE IN GROUP ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH ANY OF ‘THE NEW RELIGIONS': Nature of the activities, second mention: (NRACT22)
TOTAL%
3) Social266.7
99) Other133.3
Missing713 
TOTAL3100.0
186) 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? (ASTROL2)
TOTAL%
1) A firm believer223.1
2) Perhaps possible23433.1
3) Very doubtful26637.6
4) Firm disbeliever18526.2
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
187) How often do you read your horoscope? (HORSCOP2)
TOTAL%
1) Daily8111.4
2) Occasionally40356.8
3) Never21830.7
4) I'm not sure what a horoscope is.71.0
9) Varied10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
188) How often do you read the Bible privately? (BIBLE2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely37552.9
2) Only on special occasions628.7
3) Sometimes, but not regularly19827.9
4) Regularly once a week172.4
5) Regularly many times a week273.8
6) Regularly once a day or more304.2
Missing7 
TOTAL709100.0
189) How often do you pray privately? (PRAYER2)
TOTAL%
1) I never pray, or only in religious services.17024.1
2) Only on special occasions537.5
3) Sometimes, but not regularly21830.9
4) Regularly, once a week162.3
5) Regularly, many times a week669.3
6) Regularly, once a day or more18325.9
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
190) How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (GRACE2)
TOTAL%
1) At all meals8512.0
2) At least once a day507.1
3) At least once a week354.9
4) Only on special occasions23032.5
5) Never or hardly ever30543.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
191) Do you believe some people have special psychic powers, enabling them to predict future events? (PSYCHIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.9213.0
2) Yes, I think so.27038.1
3) No, I don't think so.23733.5
4) No, I definitely do not.10514.8
8) Undecided40.6
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
192) Have you ever had any experience that you think is an example of mental telepathy (awareness of others' thoughts)? (TELEP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.11916.9
2) Yes, I think I have.21130.0
3) No37453.1
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
193) Have you ever had any experience that you think is an example of premonition (anticipation of a coming event)? (PREMON2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.11716.6
2) Yes, I think I have.26037.0
3) No32646.4
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
194) Which of these statements come closest to your view of extrasensory perception(ESP)? (ESP2)
TOTAL%
1) I am sure it exists.12918.3
2) I think it probably exists.35550.4
3) I think it probably doesn't exist.11516.3
4) I am sure it doesn't exist.466.5
5) I'm not sure what ESP is.527.4
8) Undecided30.4
9) Varied50.7
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
195) Which of the following comes closest to your view of life after death? (POSTLIF2)
TOTAL%
1) I don't believe that there is life after death.10514.8
2) I am unsure whether or not there is life after death.10715.0
3) I believe that there must be something beyond death, but I have no idea what it may be like.29341.2
4) There is life after death, but no punishment.283.9
5) There is life after death, with rewards for some people and punishment for others.13619.1
6) The notion of reincarnation expresses my view of what happens to people when they die.273.8
7) Other101.4
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied40.6
Missing5 
TOTAL711100.0
196) What would you say is your primary response to the idea of death? (RESDEAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Fear9212.9
2) Sorrow16923.7
3) Mystery15521.8
4) Hope13619.1
5) No particular feeling14420.2
9) Varied162.2
Missing4 
TOTAL712100.0
197) How sure are you that you have found the answer to the meaning of life? (CERTMEA2)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain8812.4
2) Quite certain13719.3
3) Rather uncertain19827.9
4) I don't think there is an answer to such a question.28540.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
198) Which of the following statements come closest to expressing what you believe about God? (BELGOD2)
TOTAL%
1) I know God exists, and I have no doubts about it.33046.6
2) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God.16122.7
3) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at other times.354.9
4) I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a higher power of some kind.9313.1
5) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe there is any way to find out.567.9
6) I don't believe in God.213.0
7) Other50.7
9) Varied71.0
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
199) Which of the following statements come closest to expressing what you believe about Jesus? (BELJC2)
TOTAL%
1) Jesus is the Divine Son of God and I have no doubts about it.31144.5
2) While I have some doubts, I basically feel that Jesus is Divine.17424.9
3) I feel that Jesus was a great man and very holy, but I don't feel Him to be the son of God.608.6
4) I think Jesus was only a man, although an extraordinary one.8812.6
5) Frankly, I'm not entirely sure there really was such a person as Jesus.568.0
6) Other81.1
8) Undecided20.3
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
200) Do you happen to know which of Christ's disciples denied him three times? (KNOWDEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Paul50.7
2) James20.3
3) Judas13419.6
4) John60.9
6) Peter40759.7
7) No, I don't know.12818.8
Missing34 
TOTAL682100.0
201) Some observers say that people today are so involved in day to day concerns - jobs, family, money, health - that they seldom have either the time or the inclination to think about existence itself - its possible purposes and meanings. How well would you say such an observation describes you? (IWV2)
TOTAL%
1) Very accurately7012.7
2) Somewhat accurately24143.7
3) Not very accurately14726.6
4) Not accurately at all9417.0
Missing164 
TOTAL552100.0
202) Other observers say that people today feel that limitations of science and the limitations of pursuing material possessions, including success, and are now looking for more meaning in life. How well would you say such an observation describes you? (SEARCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Very accurately519.5
2) Somewhat accurately21640.1
3) Not very accurately16831.2
4) Not accurately at all10319.1
8) Undecided10.2
Missing177 
TOTAL539100.0
203) Have you ever had the following experience? - A feeling that you were somehow in the presence of God (EXPERGO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.10119.5
2) Yes, I think I have.12123.4
3) No29456.9
8) Undecided10.2
Missing199 
TOTAL517100.0
204) Have you ever had the following experience? - A feeling that you were somehow in the presence of evil (EXPEREV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.438.5
2) Yes, I think I have.9318.3
3) No37273.2
Missing208 
TOTAL508100.0
205) Have you ever had the following experience? - A feeling that you were being sustained by a power beyond yourself (EXPERPO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.11922.5
2) Yes, I think I have.13225.0
3) No27752.4
8) Undecided10.2
Missing187 
TOTAL529100.0
206) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Raising questions of purpose and meaning (SPQ2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25041.5
2) Somewhat important23939.6
3) Not very important11318.7
8) Undecided10.2
Missing113 
TOTAL603100.0
207) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Struggling to find a faith to live by (SPSTRUG2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25643.0
2) Somewhat important21836.6
3) Not very important12020.2
8) Undecided10.2
Missing121 
TOTAL595100.0
208) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Believing in a supernatural being or higher power (SPBEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important36660.5
2) Somewhat important14423.8
3) Not very important9215.2
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied10.2
Missing111 
TOTAL605100.0
209) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Engaging in private prayer (SPPRAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important32653.4
2) Somewhat important17428.5
3) Not very important10817.7
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied20.3
Missing105 
TOTAL611100.0
210) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Engaging in public practices such as attending worship services (SPPUB2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25140.9
2) Somewhat important20032.6
3) Not very important16126.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing103 
TOTAL613100.0
211) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Having a basic knowledge of one's faith (SPKNOW2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38363.5
2) Somewhat important16427.2
3) Not very important538.8
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied20.3
Missing113 
TOTAL603100.0
212) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Experiencing the supernatural (SPEXPER2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important8013.6
2) Somewhat important12821.7
3) Not very important37864.1
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing126 
TOTAL590100.0
213) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Living out one's faith in everyday life (SPDEEDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important44070.5
2) Somewhat important13722.0
3) Not very important447.1
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied20.3
Missing92 
TOTAL624100.0
214) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Spending time socially with people who have similar beliefs (SPSOC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15124.8
2) Somewhat important25842.4
3) Not very important19632.2
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied20.3
Missing108 
TOTAL608100.0
215) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Telling others about one's beliefs (SPWIT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14023.9
2) Somewhat important18832.1
3) Not very important25643.8
8) Undecided10.2
Missing131 
TOTAL585100.0
216) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Other, first mention (SPOTH12)
TOTAL%
1) Very important637.5
2) Somewhat important16.3
3) Not very important16.3
88) Other850.0
Missing700 
TOTAL16100.0
217) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Other, second mention (SPOTH22)
TOTAL%
3) Not very important125.0
88) Other375.0
Missing712 
TOTAL4100.0
218) Which of the following comes closest to describing the nature of your religion? (NATRELI2)
TOTAL%
1) I am not a religious person.14220.5
2) I regard myself as a deeply committed Christian.25937.4
3) I am deeply committed to a religion other than Christianity.91.3
4) I find myself interested in a variety of religions, but not committed to any particular one.314.5
5) I have a mild interest in Christianity and an inquisitive interest in other religions, but I hardly regard myself as a strongly religious person.18426.6
6) Other - committed Christian527.5
9) Other162.3
Missing23 
TOTAL693100.0
219) What is the nature of the community in which you are presently living? (RESNOW2)
TOTAL%
1) A farm253.6
2) Rural non-farm415.8
3) A town or small city (under 30,000)16924.0
4) A medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)12517.8
5) A large city (100,000-400,000)14220.2
6) A metropolis (over 400,000)20228.7
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
220) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN2)
TOTAL%
1) I am a Canadian citizen.68897.9
2) I am a landed immigrant.152.1
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
221) Concerning French and English, do you speak: (LANG2)
TOTAL%
1) French and English12017.1
2) English only55579.1
3) French only273.8
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
222) At present are you: (WRKSTAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time45664.9
2) With a job, but not at work because of a temporary illness, lay-off, or strike81.1
3) Working part-time, not in school415.8
4) Working part-time, going to school40.6
5) Unemployed101.4
6) Retired12417.6
7) Keeping house568.0
8) In school, not presently employed30.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
223) What kind of work do you normally do? (See summary documentation for codes.) (SELFSES2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57753.10215
224) Are you currently: (MARITAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Married53776.0
2) Widowed588.2
3) Divorced182.5
4) Separated152.1
5) Never married689.6
6) Living with someone, although not legally married to him/her111.6
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
225) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes446.4
2) No64093.6
Missing32 
TOTAL684100.0
226) How many children do you have? (CHILDRE2)
TOTAL%
0) None13318.8
1) 19213.0
2) 220528.9
3) 314220.0
4) 47410.4
5) 5365.1
6) 6131.8
7) 771.0
8) 8 or more71.0
Missing7 
TOTAL709100.0
227) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (IDEAL2)
TOTAL%
0) None344.8
2) 225535.9
3) 318826.5
4) 414921.0
5) 5182.5
6) 650.7
7) 710.1
8) 8 or more50.7
9) Varied557.7
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: At present is your husband or wife: (SPWKSTA2)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time20136.8
2) With a job, but not at work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike.71.3
3) Working part-time, not in school5810.6
4) Working part-time, going to school61.1
5) Unemployed132.4
6) Retired6011.0
7) Keeping house19535.7
8) In school, not presently employed50.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing170 
TOTAL546100.0
229) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A SPOUSE WHO IS EMPLOYED: What kind of work does he/she do? (See summary documentation for codes.) (SPSES2)
TOTAL%
20) 10.4
23) 72.5
24) 51.8
25) 31.1
26) 62.2
27) 103.6
28) 62.2
29) 20.7
30) 62.2
31) 20.7
33) 31.1
37) 20.7
38) 196.9
39) 31.1
40) 72.5
41) 103.6
43) 10.4
44) 103.6
45) 62.2
46) 93.3
48) 20.7
49) 10.4
50) 41.4
51) 3412.3
52) 259.1
53) 20.7
54) 20.7
55) 10.4
57) 31.1
58) 20.7
59) 31.1
60) 10.4
61) 51.8
62) 82.9
63) 31.1
64) 10.4
66) 248.7
67) 196.9
68) 10.4
69) 31.1
72) 114.0
74) 20.7
75) Highest10.4
Missing440 
TOTAL276100.0
230) If you were asked to use one of four names for your social class, which would it be? (CLASS2)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class60.8
2) Working class24935.2
3) Middle class43661.6
4) Upper class121.7
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied30.4
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
231) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: - Federally (FEDPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal26439.3
2) Conservative26639.6
3) New Democrat Party6810.1
4) Social Credit30.4
5) Parti Quebecois60.9
6) Other172.5
7) None30.4
8) Undecided30.4
9) Varied416.1
Missing45 
TOTAL671100.0
232) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: - Provincially (PROPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal14923.5
2) Conservative26041.0
3) New Democrat Party10115.9
4) Social Credit345.4
5) Parti Quebecois396.2
6) Other172.7
7) None20.3
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied304.7
Missing82 
TOTAL634100.0
233) Would you please indicate your general religious preference. (RELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant41558.9
2) Roman Catholic22832.3
3) Jew121.7
4) None395.5
5) Other111.6
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
234) Would you please indicate your spouse's general religious preference (if applicable). (SPRELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant32459.4
2) Roman Catholic17832.7
3) Jew91.7
4) None254.6
5) Other91.7
Missing171 
TOTAL545100.0
235) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican11828.6
2) Baptist276.6
3) Lutheran194.6
4) Mennonite51.2
5) Pentecostal61.5
6) Presbyterian379.0
7) Salvation Army51.2
8) United Church16038.8
9) Other61.5
11) Advent10.2
14) Brethren10.2
16) Alliance10.2
17) Reformed20.5
19) Church of Christ20.5
20) Evangelical10.2
22) Full Gospel10.2
24) Greek Orthodox51.2
27) Jehovah's Witness20.5
29) Mormon51.2
34) Ukrainian Orthodox30.7
35) Unitarian10.2
36) Quaker20.5
37) Church of God10.2
38) Christadelphian10.2
Missing304 
TOTAL412100.0
236) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE SPOUSE IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (SPDENOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican10332.7
2) Baptist216.7
3) Lutheran154.8
4) Mennonite41.3
5) Pentecostal72.2
6) Presbyterian227.0
7) Salvation Army31.0
8) United Church11737.1
9) Other51.6
16) Alliance10.3
17) Reformed20.6
19) Church of Christ20.6
20) Evangelical10.3
24) Greek Orthodox31.0
27) Jehovah's Witness20.6
29) Mormon41.3
34) Ukrainian Orthodox31.0
Missing401 
TOTAL315100.0
237) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ROMAN CATHOLIC: Have you participated in the charismatic movement? (RCCHAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3212.8
2) No21887.2
Missing466 
TOTAL250100.0
238) In terms of formal education, what is the highest level you have completed? (EDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Grade school11516.3
2) High school23733.6
3) Technical or business school12918.3
4) Undergraduate university13018.4
5) Graduate or professional school, university9213.0
9) Varied20.3
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
239) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN AN UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY: What was your major? (UMAJOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Commerce1311.8
2) Education2320.9
3) Engineering98.2
4) Fine Arts21.8
5) Humanities1917.3
6) Nursing76.4
7) Physical Education21.8
8) Physical Science1917.3
9) Social Science1614.5
Missing606 
TOTAL110100.0
240) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY: What was your field? (PROFIEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Arts77.7
2) Agriculture33.3
3) Commerce1112.1
4) Education1617.6
5) Engineering1011.0
6) Humanities33.3
7) Law22.2
8) Medicine1516.5
10) Physical Science88.8
11) Social Development55.5
12) Social Science33.3
13) Religion55.5
99) Other33.3
Missing625 
TOTAL91100.0
241) Was any of your education in church or parochial schools? (PAROCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19027.5
2) No50072.5
Missing26 
TOTAL690100.0
242) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your grade school education was in such schools. (PARGS2)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools11058.2
2) Part in parochial schools4523.8
3) None in parochial schools3418.0
Missing527 
TOTAL189100.0
243) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your high school education was in such schools. (PARHS2)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools7448.1
2) Part in parochial schools4327.9
3) None in parochial schools3724.0
Missing562 
TOTAL154100.0
244) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your university education was in such schools. (PARUNIV2)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools1117.2
2) Part in parochial schools1523.4
3) None in parochial schools3859.4
Missing652 
TOTAL64100.0
245) So far as you and your family are concerned, would you say that your present financial situation leaves you pretty well satisfied, more or less satisfied or not at all satisfied? (SATFIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied27338.3
2) More or less satisfied36751.5
3) Not satisfied at all7210.1
Missing4 
TOTAL712100.0
246) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same? (FINALTE2)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better32645.7
2) Getting worse10815.1
3) Staying about the same27738.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing3 
TOTAL713100.0
247) Which of the figures below comes closest to your total family income, before taxes, in 1979? (INCOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,000213.0
2) $5,000-$9,999598.5
3) $10,000-$14,9999012.9
4) $15,000-$19,99911216.1
5) $20,000-$24,99912818.4
6) $25,000-$29,9999613.8
7) $30,000-$50,00015221.8
8) Over $50,000385.5
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
248) Compared with Canadian families in general, would you say your family income is far below average, below average, average, above average or far above average? (COMPINC2)
TOTAL%
1) Far below average233.3
2) Below average9213.1
3) Average33647.7
4) Above average22431.8
5) Far above average253.6
8) Don't know30.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
249) Do you consider the amount of federal income tax that you have to pay as being too high, about right or too low? (FEDTAX2)
TOTAL%
1) Too high44965.9
2) About right22733.3
3) Too low40.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing35 
TOTAL681100.0
250) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their educational level (IMPEDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important32746.8
2) Somewhat important29742.5
3) Not very important7210.3
9) Varied30.4
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
251) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their occupation (IMPOCCU2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19327.7
2) Somewhat important36852.8
3) Not very important13419.2
9) Varied20.3
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
252) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - The size of the community they live in (IMPCOMS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important7310.5
2) Somewhat important31545.5
3) Not very important30243.6
9) Varied30.4
Missing23 
TOTAL693100.0
253) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their age (IMPAGE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20329.3
2) Somewhat important33147.8
3) Not very important15722.7
9) Varied20.3
Missing23 
TOTAL693100.0
254) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their income (IMPINC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15222.0
2) Somewhat important30143.6
3) Not very important23534.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing26 
TOTAL690100.0
255) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their religion (IMPRELI2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12918.6
2) Somewhat important27239.1
3) Not very important29342.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
256) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their nationality (IMPNAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important8011.6
2) Somewhat important27840.3
3) Not very important33148.0
9) Varied10.1
Missing26 
TOTAL690100.0
257) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their astrological sign (IMPASTR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important101.5
2) Somewhat important324.7
3) Not very important64193.9
Missing33 
TOTAL683100.0
258) 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 (POWRICH2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much54279.9
2) Too little60.9
3) Right amount13019.2
Missing38 
TOTAL678100.0
259) 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 (POWCATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much12819.8
2) Too little314.8
3) Right amount48575.1
8) Don't know20.3
Missing70 
TOTAL646100.0
260) 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 (POWLABO2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much55279.8
2) Too little253.6
3) Right amount11416.5
9) Varied10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL692100.0
261) 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? - Scientists (POWSCI2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much619.5
2) Too little20531.9
3) Right amount37558.4
8) Don't know10.2
Missing74 
TOTAL642100.0
262) 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 (POWJEW2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much7812.3
2) Too little355.5
3) Right amount51881.7
8) Don't know20.3
9) Varied10.2
Missing82 
TOTAL634100.0
263) 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? - Canadian Indians (POWIND2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much487.4
2) Too little31148.1
3) Right amount28444.0
8) Don't know10.2
9) Varied20.3
Missing70 
TOTAL646100.0
264) 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 (POWPROT2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much264.1
2) Too little518.1
3) Right amount55287.5
8) Don't know20.3
Missing85 
TOTAL631100.0
265) 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? - Lawyers (POWLAW2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much36856.1
2) Too little233.5
3) Right amount26540.4
Missing60 
TOTAL656100.0
266) 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 (POWWOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much213.2
2) Too little35152.8
3) Right amount29243.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing51 
TOTAL665100.0
267) 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 (POWFREN2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much22934.6
2) Too little8813.3
3) Right amount34351.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing55 
TOTAL661100.0
268) 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 (POWENG2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much6710.4
2) Too little11718.2
3) Right amount46071.4
Missing72 
TOTAL644100.0
269) 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 (POWCORP2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much58486.3
2) Too little81.2
3) Right amount8312.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing39 
TOTAL677100.0
270) 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? - University professors (POWPROF2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much9815.1
2) Too little11918.3
3) Right amount43266.6
Missing67 
TOTAL649100.0
271) 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 (POWMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much13921.5
2) Too little406.2
3) Right amount46671.9
8) Don't know20.3
9) Varied10.2
Missing68 
TOTAL648100.0
272) 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 (POWAMER2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much34753.5
2) Too little162.5
3) Right amount28243.5
8) Don't know30.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing67 
TOTAL649100.0
273) 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 or Pakistanis (POWEIND2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much10316.4
2) Too little7712.2
3) Right amount44270.3
8) Don't know61.0
9) Varied10.2
Missing87 
TOTAL629100.0
274) 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 (POWMED2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much39660.1
2) Too little355.3
3) Right amount22834.6
Missing57 
TOTAL659100.0
275) 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? - Churches (POWCHUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much11517.7
2) Too little11217.2
3) Right amount42264.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing66 
TOTAL650100.0
276) 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 (POWPOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much43365.5
2) Too little274.1
3) Right amount20030.3
9) Varied10.2
Missing55 
TOTAL661100.0
277) 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? (HAPPY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy14521.5
2) Pretty happy47670.5
3) Not too happy548.0
Missing41 
TOTAL675100.0
278) In general do you find life: (LIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting29443.8
2) Routine35452.7
3) Dull121.8
9) Varied121.8
Missing44 
TOTAL672100.0
279) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Generally speaking, how would you describe your marriage? Would you say it is very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy26851.4
2) Pretty happy22944.0
3) Not too happy234.4
9) Varied10.2
Missing195 
TOTAL521100.0
280) 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 with relatives? (CHRELS2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase14921.0
2) A decrease19227.0
3) No change37052.0
Missing5 
TOTAL711100.0
281) 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? (CHORGS2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase10815.4
2) A decrease19427.7
3) No change39956.9
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
282) 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? (CHATT2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase8211.6
2) A decrease12517.7
3) No change49970.7
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
283) 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? (CHTV2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase11115.7
2) A decrease20929.5
3) No change38854.8
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
284) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your satisfaction with life? (CHSAT2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase26637.7
2) A decrease8612.2
3) No change35350.1
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
285) 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? (CHHAP2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase27338.6
2) A decrease7911.2
3) No change35550.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
286) 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)? (CHMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase21137.8
2) A decrease397.0
3) No change30855.2
Missing158 
TOTAL558100.0
287) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your religious commitment? (CHRELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase10014.2
2) A decrease8612.2
3) No change52073.7
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
288) 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? (CHENTHU2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase23733.4
2) A decrease8111.4
3) No change39155.1
Missing7 
TOTAL709100.0
289) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTPROV2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence42961.4
2) Lose some influence12818.3
3) Remain about the same14220.3
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
290) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTFAM2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence15822.9
2) Lose some influence35451.2
3) Remain about the same17925.9
Missing25 
TOTAL691100.0
291) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTEDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence37555.2
2) Lose some influence11416.8
3) Remain about the same18827.7
9) Varied20.3
Missing37 
TOTAL679100.0
292) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTARAB2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence30845.2
2) Lose some influence27440.2
3) Remain about the same10014.7
Missing34 
TOTAL682100.0
293) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTSCI2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence54380.7
2) Lose some influence213.1
3) Remain about the same10816.0
9) Varied10.1
Missing43 
TOTAL673100.0
294) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTUS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence21731.7
2) Lose some influence23934.9
3) Remain about the same22733.1
8) Don't know20.3
Missing31 
TOTAL685100.0
295) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTWOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence49170.9
2) Lose some influence233.3
3) Remain about the same17825.7
9) Varied10.1
Missing23 
TOTAL693100.0
296) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence19528.3
2) Lose some influence20029.0
3) Remain about the same29342.5
9) Varied10.1
Missing27 
TOTAL689100.0
297) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTEUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence12518.5
2) Lose some influence17626.1
3) Remain about the same37355.3
Missing42 
TOTAL674100.0
298) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 Indians (FUTINDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain26839.2
2) Lose11717.1
3) Same29342.9
9) Varied50.7
Missing33 
TOTAL683100.0
299) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence7811.6
2) Lose some influence15523.1
3) Remain about the same43665.0
9) Varied20.3
Missing45 
TOTAL671100.0
300) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTFREN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence21331.4
2) Lose some influence17325.5
3) Remain about the same29243.0
9) Varied10.1
Missing37 
TOTAL679100.0
301) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTRUS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence21932.4
2) Lose some influence20129.7
3) Remain about the same25537.7
9) Varied10.1
Missing40 
TOTAL676100.0
302) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence15923.6
2) Lose some influence21732.2
3) Remain about the same29744.1
8) Don't know10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL674100.0
303) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence13520.0
2) Lose some influence26439.1
3) Remain about the same27640.8
8) Don't know10.1
Missing40 
TOTAL676100.0
304) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTMOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence18527.1
2) Lose some influence32046.9
3) Remain about the same17725.9
8) Don't know10.1
Missing33 
TOTAL683100.0
305) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTIS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence13219.7
2) Lose some influence18527.6
3) Remain about the same35352.6
8) Don't know10.1
Missing45 
TOTAL671100.0
306) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTCAN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence40958.8
2) Lose some influence608.6
3) Remain about the same22332.1
8) Don't know20.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
307) Date questionnaire returned (DATEIN2)
TOTAL%
1) October 15-31, 198014320.0
2) November 1-1512317.2
3) November 16-3010114.1
4) December 1-15354.9
5) December 16-31385.3
6) January 1-15, 198171.0
7) January 16-31212.9
8) February 1-15385.3
9) February 16-28192.7
10) March-July365.0
11) August 1-1520.3
12) August 16-31162.2
13) September 1-15212.9
14) September 16-30628.7
15) October 1-15253.5
16) October 16-3181.1
17) November 1-1571.0
18) November 16-3060.8
19) After November 30, 198181.1
TOTAL716100.0
308) Respondent's occupation (See summary documentation for occupation codes.) (OCCUP2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7163553.623106
309) Spouse's occupation (See summary documentation for occupation codes.) (SPOCCUP2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7161739.5212526
310) What is your sex? (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male49769.4
2) Female21930.6
TOTAL716100.0
311) In what year were you born? (YRBORN2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL69131.73415
312) First year of respondent's participation (FIRSTYR2)
TOTAL%
1) 197556178.4
2) 198015521.6
TOTAL716100.0
313) Age of respondent (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL69150.13514
314) Age group (AGEGP2)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3412217.7
2) 35-5429042.0
3) 55 and over27940.4
Missing25 
TOTAL691100.0
315) Size of respondent's area: (CATEGOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Metropolitan area44962.7
2) Small city12517.5
3) Small town14219.8
TOTAL716100.0
316) Respondent's province: (PROVINC3)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland466.4
1) British Columbia7210.1
2) Alberta8011.2
3) Saskatchewan598.2
4) Manitoba557.7
5) Ontario13619.0
6) Quebec10014.0
7) New Brunswick547.5
8) Nova Scotia628.7
9) Prince Edward Island527.3
TOTAL716100.0
317) Area of respondent (category labels unavailable) (AREA3)
TOTAL%
1) 47265.9
2) 476.6
3) 304.2
4) 131.8
5) 172.4
6) 192.7
7) 81.1
8) 60.8
11) 10.1
12) 142.0
13) 517.1
16) 10.1
18) 20.3
19) 202.8
99) 152.1
TOTAL716100.0
318) Name of respondent's community (Value labels included in summary documentation.) (AREANAM3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL716523.561265
319) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Constitutional agreement (CONSTIT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious8312.4
2) Fairly serious24636.7
3) Not very serious28943.1
4) Not serious at all537.9
Missing45 
TOTAL671100.0
320) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unemployment (UNEMPLO3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious55778.1
2) Fairly serious14320.1
3) Not very serious81.1
4) Not serious at all10.1
8) Undecided40.6
Missing3 
TOTAL713100.0
321) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Lack of Canadian unity (UNITY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious12818.5
2) Fairly serious27740.0
3) Not very serious23834.4
4) Not serious at all466.6
8) Undecided30.4
Missing24 
TOTAL692100.0
322) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Pollution (POLLUTE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious34849.3
2) Fairly serious28440.2
3) Not very serious649.1
4) Not serious at all60.8
8) Undecided40.6
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
323) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Threat of nuclear war (NUCWAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19728.1
2) Fairly serious22031.3
3) Not very serious22431.9
4) Not serious at all608.5
8) Undecided10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
324) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - French-English relations (FRENENG3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7010.1
2) Fairly serious24835.7
3) Not very serious29542.5
4) Not serious at all8011.5
8) Undecided10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
325) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unequal treatment of women (WOMEN3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious8211.8
2) Fairly serious25737.0
3) Not very serious27940.1
4) Not serious at all7610.9
8) Undecided10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
326) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The economy (ECONOMY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious41358.9
2) Fairly serious23834.0
3) Not very serious405.7
4) Not serious at all60.9
8) Undecided30.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
327) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Racial discrimination (RACIAL3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious557.9
2) Fairly serious23734.0
3) Not very serious32847.0
4) Not serious at all7811.2
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
328) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Divorce (DIVPROB3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13719.6
2) Fairly serious26237.5
3) Not very serious21931.3
4) Not serious at all8111.6
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
329) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - American influence (AMINFLU3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious12918.5
2) Fairly serious20429.2
3) Not very serious25436.3
4) Not serious at all10815.5
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
330) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Crime (CRIM3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious34448.5
2) Fairly serious29842.0
3) Not very serious649.0
4) Not serious at all40.6
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
331) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Poverty (POVERTY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious22632.1
2) Fairly serious32446.0
3) Not very serious13218.7
4) Not serious at all202.8
8) Undecided30.4
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
332) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Energy (ENERGY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9013.0
2) Fairly serious22933.1
3) Not very serious29843.1
4) Not serious at all7010.1
8) Undecided40.6
Missing25 
TOTAL691100.0
333) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Protestant-Catholic relations (PROTCAT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious172.4
2) Fairly serious628.9
3) Not very serious30243.2
4) Not serious at all31044.3
8) Undecided81.1
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
334) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Drugs (DRUGS3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious32245.6
2) Fairly serious30142.6
3) Not very serious7610.8
4) Not serious at all71.0
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
335) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Child abuse (CHABUSE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious28239.7
2) Fairly serious31444.2
3) Not very serious10214.4
4) Not serious at all81.1
8) Undecided40.6
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
336) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious27739.2
2) Fairly serious32646.1
3) Not very serious9513.4
4) Not serious at all91.3
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
337) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious23733.7
2) Fairly serious33848.1
3) Not very serious12217.4
4) Not serious at all40.6
8) Undecided20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
338) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Sexual assault (SEXUAL3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious23533.4
2) Fairly serious33848.1
3) Not very serious12417.6
4) Not serious at all50.7
8) Undecided10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
339) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Suicide (SUICIDE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious14520.7
2) Fairly serious29341.9
3) Not very serious20929.9
4) Not serious at all527.4
8) Undecided10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
340) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Wife-beating (WIFEBEA3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15722.4
2) Fairly serious32646.6
3) Not very serious19227.4
4) Not serious at all233.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
341) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Prostitution (PROSTIT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11617.1
2) Fairly serious16223.8
3) Not very serious28642.1
4) Not serious at all11516.9
9) Varied10.1
Missing36 
TOTAL680100.0
342) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - (PROBS851)
TOTAL%
1) Education24.0
2) Elderly48.0
3) Environment12.0
5) Immigration12.0
6) Legal510.0
7) Morality714.0
8) Politics1020.0
9) Regionalism24.0
10) Unions12.0
12) Welfare assistance24.0
16) Drop in Christian participation12.0
21) Abortion24.0
99) Other1224.0
Missing666 
TOTAL50100.0
343) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - (PROBS852)
TOTAL%
1) Education16.3
3) Environment16.3
7) Morality212.5
8) Politics531.3
16) Apathy16.3
99) Other637.5
Missing700 
TOTAL16100.0
344) What, in your opinion, is the nation's number one problem? (NO1PROB3)
TOTAL%
1) Constitution20.3
2) Unemployment34052.4
3) Unity152.3
4) Pollution142.2
5) Nuclear War91.4
6) French-English relations50.8
7) Unequal treatment of women20.3
8) Economy13320.5
9) Racial discrimination30.5
10) Divorce30.5
11) American influence60.9
12) Crime142.2
13) Poverty20.3
14) Energy10.2
16) Drugs71.1
17) Child abuse50.8
18) Alcoholism20.3
19) Juvenile delinquency10.2
24) Welfare abuse30.5
25) Unions30.5
26) Politicians274.2
27) Morality162.5
99) Others365.5
Missing67 
TOTAL649100.0
345) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Newspapers? (CONNEW3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal294.1
2) Quite a bit19727.9
3) Some36151.1
4) Little or none12017.0
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
346) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Television? (CONTV3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal456.4
2) Quite a bit20629.3
3) Some35049.9
4) Little or none10014.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
347) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The schools? (CONSCHO3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal9113.0
2) Quite a bit32646.6
3) Some23433.5
4) Little or none466.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
348) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The police? (CONPOL3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal20629.3
2) Quite a bit35750.8
3) Some11616.5
4) Little or none223.1
8) Undecided20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
349) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The court system? (CONCOUR3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal9513.6
2) Quite a bit26037.2
3) Some24334.8
4) Little or none10014.3
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
350) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The church? (CONCHUR3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal14520.7
2) Quite a bit23633.7
3) Some22832.6
4) Little or none8912.7
8) Undecided20.3
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
351) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Labor unions? (CONUNIO3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal172.4
2) Quite a bit9513.5
3) Some29341.7
4) Little or none29742.3
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
352) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Science? (CONSCI3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal14621.2
2) Quite a bit32447.0
3) Some19227.8
4) Little or none263.8
8) Undecided20.3
Missing26 
TOTAL690100.0
353) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The federal government? (CONFED3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal395.5
2) Quite a bit17925.2
3) Some32746.1
4) Little or none16523.2
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
354) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Your provincial government? (CONPROV3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal446.2
2) Quite a bit16323.0
3) Some30242.6
4) Little or none20028.2
Missing7 
TOTAL709100.0
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? - Labor unions (POWUNIO3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much51572.9
2) Too little334.7
3) Right amount15522.0
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
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? - Big corporations (POWCORP3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much53977.1
2) Too little213.0
3) Right amount13619.5
8) Undecided30.4
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
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? - Protestants (POWPROT3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much223.3
2) Too little11517.5
3) Right amount52079.0
8) Undecided10.2
Missing58 
TOTAL658100.0
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? - Canadian Indians (POWIND3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much8612.6
2) Too little33348.8
3) Right amount26238.4
8) Undecided10.1
Missing34 
TOTAL682100.0
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? - Jews (POWJEW3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much11016.6
2) Too little8713.1
3) Right amount46369.8
8) Undecided30.5
Missing53 
TOTAL663100.0
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? - Blacks (POWBLAC3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much385.7
2) Too little21332.2
3) Right amount40861.7
8) Undecided20.3
Missing55 
TOTAL661100.0
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? - Orientals (POWORIE3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much446.7
2) Too little15123.0
3) Right amount45869.8
8) Undecided30.5
Missing60 
TOTAL656100.0
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? - East Indians and Pakistanis (POWEIP3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much12519.3
2) Too little12819.8
3) Right amount39260.6
8) Undecided20.3
Missing69 
TOTAL647100.0
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? - Americans (POWAMER3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much32448.2
2) Too little355.2
3) Right amount31146.3
8) Undecided20.3
Missing44 
TOTAL672100.0
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? - French Canadians (POWFREN3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much24135.7
2) Too little8612.7
3) Right amount34851.5
8) Undecided10.1
Missing40 
TOTAL676100.0
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? - Women (POWWOME3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much334.9
2) Too little32147.5
3) Right amount31947.2
8) Undecided30.4
Missing40 
TOTAL676100.0
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? - Men (POWMEN3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much19529.0
2) Too little537.9
3) Right amount42463.1
Missing44 
TOTAL672100.0
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? - Roman Catholics (POWRC3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much12218.6
2) Too little659.9
3) Right amount46871.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing60 
TOTAL656100.0
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? - Rich people (POWRICH3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much50474.1
2) Too little162.4
3) Right amount15823.2
8) Undecided20.3
Missing36 
TOTAL680100.0
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? - English Canadians (POWENG3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much8412.7
2) Too little12418.7
3) Right amount45368.4
8) Undecided10.2
Missing54 
TOTAL662100.0
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? - The media (POWMEDI3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much43163.5
2) Too little385.6
3) Right amount21030.9
Missing37 
TOTAL679100.0
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? - Churches (POWCHUR3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much10415.5
2) Too little15022.3
3) Right amount41762.1
8) Undecided10.1
Missing44 
TOTAL672100.0
372) 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 (POWPOL3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much44465.1
2) Too little304.4
3) Right amount20830.5
Missing34 
TOTAL682100.0
373) 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 yet keep many of the customs of their previous countries. How do you feel about this? (MOSIAC3)
TOTAL%
1) I favor the ‘melting pot' idea.24734.9
2) I favor the ‘mosaic' idea.37052.3
3) I have no preference.709.9
4) Other182.5
9) Varied20.3
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
374) Concerning bilingualism in Canada, would you say: that Canada should have two official languages (French and English), only one official language (only French or English), or no official language? (BILING3)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages - French and English.32946.6
2) Canada should have one official Language - French.40.6
3) Canada should have one official language - English.32445.9
4) Canada should have no official language.395.5
5) Other81.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
375) Do you feel that any racial or cultural groups in your community are discriminated against and is it getting worse, better, no better or worse, was it a problem before but not now, or has it never been a problem? (DISCRIM3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it's getting worse.578.2
2) Yes, but it's getting better.14320.6
3) Yes, but it's no better or worse.15221.9
4) No, although it was a problem in the past.699.9
5) No, and such a problem has never serious.27038.8
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
376) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT3)
TOTAL%
0) None527.7
1) 1131.9
2) 2-3426.2
4) 4 or more57184.2
Missing38 
TOTAL678100.0
377) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Roman Catholics (ACQRC3)
TOTAL%
0) None162.3
1) 1202.9
2) 2-37410.9
4) 4 or more57183.8
Missing35 
TOTAL681100.0
378) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - French Canadians (ACQFREN3)
TOTAL%
0) None14522.0
1) 17711.7
2) 2-313220.0
4) 4 or more30646.4
Missing56 
TOTAL660100.0
379) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - English Canadians (ACQENG3)
TOTAL%
0) None213.1
1) 1101.5
2) 2-3446.5
4) 4 or more60088.9
Missing41 
TOTAL675100.0
380) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW3)
TOTAL%
0) None28643.8
1) 16910.6
2) 2-314321.9
4) 4 or more15523.7
Missing63 
TOTAL653100.0
381) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? -Orientals (ACQOR3)
TOTAL%
0) None31949.5
1) 1629.6
2) 2-313721.3
4) 4 or more12619.6
Missing72 
TOTAL644100.0
382) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Canadian Indians (ACQCI3)
TOTAL%
0) None43867.6
1) 1456.9
2) 2-39013.9
4) 4 or more7411.4
8) Undecided10.2
Missing68 
TOTAL648100.0
383) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBL3)
TOTAL%
0) None36255.4
1) 17912.1
2) 2-312619.3
4) 4 or more8613.2
Missing63 
TOTAL653100.0
384) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - East Indians or Pakistanis (ACQEIP3)
TOTAL%
0) None40962.5
1) 16910.6
2) 2-310015.3
4) 4 or more7611.6
Missing62 
TOTAL654100.0
385) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Canadian Indians? (WCI3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49573.4
2) No17726.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing42 
TOTAL674100.0
386) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Blacks? (WB3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37455.7
2) No29644.0
9) Varied20.3
Missing44 
TOTAL672100.0
387) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Orientals? (WO3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43164.6
2) No23435.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing49 
TOTAL667100.0
388) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and East Indians or Pakistanis? (WEIP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38657.8
2) No27941.8
9) Varied30.4
Missing48 
TOTAL668100.0
389) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Roman Catholics? (PC3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57684.6
2) No10415.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing35 
TOTAL681100.0
390) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Jews? (PJ3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51276.8
2) No15322.9
9) Varied20.3
Missing49 
TOTAL667100.0
391) Do you approve of marriages between - Jews and Roman Catholics? (JC3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49875.0
2) No16424.7
9) Varied20.3
Missing52 
TOTAL664100.0
392) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage (PREMARS3)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong16723.8
2) Almost always wrong9213.1
3) Sometimes wrong19928.3
4) Not wrong at all24334.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
393) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex 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 (XMARSEX3)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong43962.4
2) Almost always wrong16723.7
3) Sometimes wrong8411.9
4) Not wrong at all142.0
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
394) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - Two adults of the same sex having sexual relations (HOMOSEX3)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong51073.1
2) Almost always wrong568.0
3) Sometimes wrong507.2
4) Not wrong at all8211.7
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
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; or there should be laws forbidding its distribution to all persons? (PORNLAW3)
TOTAL%
1) There should be no laws forbidding its distribution.365.1
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18.34248.9
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.31444.9
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied40.6
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
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? (ABDEFEC3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58183.4
2) No11516.5
9) Varied10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
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? (ABNOMOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29743.3
2) No38956.7
Missing30 
TOTAL686100.0
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? (ABHLTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63591.0
2) No608.6
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
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? (ABPOOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34650.3
2) No34249.7
Missing28 
TOTAL688100.0
400) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She become pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58384.2
2) No10815.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL692100.0
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? (ABSINGL3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30644.4
2) No38255.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing27 
TOTAL689100.0
402) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She simply wants an abortion? (ABALL3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21731.5
2) No47068.2
9) Varied20.3
Missing27 
TOTAL689100.0
403) Please put yourself in the position 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 (ALCOHOLC)
TOTAL%
1) At ease33046.9
2) A bit uneasy31144.2
3) Very uneasy628.8
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
404) Please put yourself in the position 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 (FMPAT3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease20729.5
2) A bit uneasy40657.8
3) Very uneasy8812.5
9) Varies10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
405) Please put yourself in the position 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 (HOMOSXL3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease21230.1
2) A bit uneasy25436.1
3) Very uneasy23633.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
406) Please put yourself in the position 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 (DRUGUSE3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease14420.5
2) A bit uneasy31144.2
3) Very uneasy24835.2
8) Undecided10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
407) Please put yourself in the position 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 (EXCON3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease18126.0
2) A bit uneasy35751.4
3) Very uneasy15322.0
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies30.4
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
408) Please put yourself in the position 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 (LESBIAN3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease23733.8
2) A bit uneasy27539.2
3) Very uneasy18826.8
8) Undecided20.3
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
409) Please put yourself in the position 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 (DRUGADD3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease10915.8
2) A bit uneasy29643.0
3) Very uneasy28341.1
8) Undecided10.1
Missing27 
TOTAL689100.0
410) Please put yourself in the position 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 Canadian Indian (INDIAN3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease63891.0
2) A bit uneasy557.8
3) Very uneasy71.0
9) Varies10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
411) Please put yourself in the position 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 (ORIENT3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease64491.7
2) A bit uneasy486.8
3) Very uneasy91.3
9) Varies10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
412) Please put yourself in the position 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 (BLACK3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease62188.5
2) A bit uneasy699.8
3) Very uneasy111.6
9) Varies10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
413) Please put yourself in the position 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 (EIP3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease57682.1
2) A bit uneasy10414.8
3) Very uneasy213.0
9) Varies10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
414) Please put yourself in the position 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 (JEW3)
TOTAL%
1) At ease65993.6
2) A bit uneasy365.1
3) Very uneasy81.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
415) Is there any area within a mile of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28339.7
2) No42960.3
Missing4 
TOTAL712100.0
416) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes405.6
2) No67294.4
Missing4 
TOTAL712100.0
417) During 1984, did anyone illegally enter your apartment or home? (BURGLAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes486.7
2) No66593.3
Missing3 
TOTAL713100.0
418) During 1984, did anyone take something from you by using force - such as a stickup, mugging or threat? (ROBBERY3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes192.7
2) No69297.3
Missing5 
TOTAL711100.0
419) Much has been written and said about the threat of nuclear war. Do you think that such a war will definitely occur, probably occur, probably not occur, or never occur? (NWPOS3)
TOTAL%
1) Will definitely occur294.1
2) Will probably occur23433.1
3) Will probably not occur39055.1
4) Will undoubtedly never occur537.5
9) Varied20.3
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
420) If a nuclear war does take place, do you think that significant damage will occur, but countries will recover, that there will be destruction beyond anything in the past, but life will go on, or that such a war will mark the end of human life on Earth? (NWRES3)
TOTAL%
1) Damage will be significant, but as with past wars, countries will recover.355.0
2) There will be destruction beyond anything in the past, but life will go on.44362.7
3) Such a war will mark the end of human life on Earth.22531.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied30.4
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
421) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Law enforcement is applied evenly to all those who break the law. (LAWENF3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree496.9
2) Agree8512.0
3) Disagree36050.8
4) Strongly disagree21430.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL709100.0
422) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - War is justified when other ways of settling international disputes fail. (WAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree263.7
2) Agree11115.8
3) Disagree26137.2
4) Strongly disagree30343.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
423) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Nowadays a person has to live pretty much for today and let tomorrow take care of itself. (ANOMIA13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree608.4
2) Agree17324.3
3) Disagree32746.0
4) Strongly disagree14921.0
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL711100.0
424) 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. (PRAYERS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9212.9
2) Agree17224.2
3) Disagree25335.6
4) Strongly disagree19327.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL711100.0
425) 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. (ANOMIA23)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8111.4
2) Agree22031.0
3) Disagree33246.8
4) Strongly disagree7510.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL709100.0
426) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39555.9
2) Agree22331.6
3) Disagree436.1
4) Strongly disagree456.4
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
427) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Government funding should be provided for Roman Catholic schools. (GOVTRC3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10715.3
2) Agree18826.9
3) Disagree24034.4
4) Strongly disagree16123.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
428) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9613.6
2) Agree18426.1
3) Disagree35350.1
4) Strongly disagree709.9
9) Varied10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
429) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - A person should retire at age 65, regardless of health. (RETIRE3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13719.4
2) Agree18125.6
3) Disagree27138.3
4) Strongly disagree11716.5
9) Varied10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
430) 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. (BESTSYS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree568.0
2) Agree38354.8
3) Disagree20529.3
4) Strongly disagree537.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
431) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Government funding should be provided for all religious groups wishing to establish private schools. (GOVTALL3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree395.5
2) Agree12317.4
3) Disagree29742.1
4) Strongly disagree24634.9
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
432) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - People like me don't have any say about what the government does. (SAYGOVT3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12918.2
2) Agree20128.3
3) Disagree32545.8
4) Strongly disagree557.7
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
433) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - In general, the courts do not deal harshly enough with criminals. (COURTS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29541.7
2) Agree32846.4
3) Disagree7410.5
4) Strongly disagree81.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
434) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree344.8
2) Agree13118.7
3) Disagree26337.5
4) Strongly disagree27338.9
9) Varied10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
435) Please indicate you level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree649.2
2) Agree14520.8
3) Disagree30944.3
4) Strongly disagree17925.6
8) Undecided10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
436) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - People who cannot afford it have a right to medical care. (RTMEDIC3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35651.0
2) Agree32045.8
3) Disagree91.3
4) Strongly disagree131.9
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
437) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Homosexuals are entitled to the same rights as other Canadians. (HOMORTS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12518.1
2) Agree35851.9
3) Disagree14521.0
4) Strongly disagree618.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing26 
TOTAL690100.0
438) 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. (FEHOME3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree415.9
2) Agree568.1
3) Disagree32747.1
4) Strongly disagree26938.7
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
439) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Divorce in this country should be easier to obtain than it is now. (DIVEASY3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree628.9
2) Agree21430.7
3) Disagree30844.3
4) Strongly disagree10915.7
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
440) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - It's hardly fair to bring children into the world with the way things look for the future. (ANOMIA33)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree304.3
2) Agree10615.3
3) Disagree38455.3
4) Strongly disagree17425.0
9) Varied10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL695100.0
441) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it. (TEENINF3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27239.0
2) Agree34649.6
3) Disagree446.3
4) Strongly disagree334.7
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
442) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - These days a person doesn't really know who can be counted on. (ANOMIA43)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8111.7
2) Agree31545.5
3) Disagree25637.0
4) Strongly disagree405.8
Missing24 
TOTAL692100.0
443) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34449.2
2) Agree31645.2
3) Disagree273.9
4) Strongly disagree121.7
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
444) 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. (CLERGY3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14821.2
2) Agree17625.2
3) Disagree26037.2
4) Strongly disagree11115.9
9) Varied40.6
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
445) Please indicate you level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - People who are poor have a right to an income adequate to live on. (RTINCOM3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22432.4
2) Agree38455.6
3) Disagree6910.0
4) Strongly disagree81.2
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied20.3
Missing25 
TOTAL691100.0
446) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - In general, values in Canada have been changing for the worse. (CHVALS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9313.5
2) Agree30644.5
3) Disagree24936.2
4) Strongly disagree365.2
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing29 
TOTAL687100.0
447) With respect to provincial political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTYPR3)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative25838.1
2) Liberal19428.6
3) NDP10014.7
4) Parti Quebecois223.2
5) General253.7
6) No preference304.4
7) Don't vote233.4
8) Undecided71.0
9) Other party192.8
Missing38 
TOTAL678100.0
448) Thinking of all the different kinds of governments in the world today, do you think communism is a good form of government; all right for some countries; bad, but no worse than some others; or the worst kind of all? (COMMUN3)
TOTAL%
1) It's a good form of government.202.9
2) It's all right for some countries.12017.4
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.28841.9
4) It's the worst kind of all.25436.9
8) Undecided40.6
9) Varied20.3
Missing28 
TOTAL688100.0
449) As you may know, the United States has invited some countries to participate in what is referred to as its ‘Star Wars' plan. The concept (formally known as Strategic Defense Initiative) involves establishing an anti-missile defense system in space. The system would be in place by the 1990s. Washington currently has a $26 billion background research project underway. In your opinion, should Canada endorse the project and participate financially, endorse the project but not participate financially, neither endorse the project nor participate financially, strongly oppose the plan or do you have no strong feelings either way? (STWARS3)
TOTAL%
1) Endorse the project and participate financially18226.5
2) Endorse the project but not participate financially13219.2
3) Neither endorse the project nor participate financially10815.7
4) Not only not participate but strongly oppose the plan10114.7
5) I have no strong feelings either way.16223.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.3
Missing28 
TOTAL688100.0
450) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person is a communist. (COMT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes120100.0
Missing596 
TOTAL120100.0
451) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person is a communist. (COMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes382100.0
Missing334 
TOTAL382100.0
452) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person is a homosexual. (HOMT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71100.0
Missing645 
TOTAL71100.0
453) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person is a homosexual. (HOMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes333100.0
Missing383 
TOTAL333100.0
454) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person does not believe in God. (ATHT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes131100.0
Missing585 
TOTAL131100.0
455) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person does not believe in God. (ATHP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes374100.0
Missing342 
TOTAL374100.0
456) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person thinks women are inferior to men. (SEXT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81100.0
Missing635 
TOTAL81100.0
457) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person thinks women are inferior to men. (SEXP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes286100.0
Missing430 
TOTAL286100.0
458) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person uses illegal drugs. (DRUT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52100.0
Missing664 
TOTAL52100.0
459) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person uses illegal drugs. (DRUP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes240100.0
Missing476 
TOTAL240100.0
460) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person dislikes East Indians. (EIPT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47100.0
Missing669 
TOTAL47100.0
461) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person dislikes East Indians. (EIPP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes218100.0
Missing498 
TOTAL218100.0
462) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person is dissatisfied with the Canadian government. (GOVT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes192100.0
Missing524 
TOTAL192100.0
463) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person is dissatisfied with the Canadian government. (GOVP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes488100.0
Missing228 
TOTAL488100.0
464) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person thinks Canadian Indians are lazy. (CINT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63100.0
Missing653 
TOTAL63100.0
465) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person thinks Canadian Indians are lazy. (CINP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes245100.0
Missing471 
TOTAL245100.0
466) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person reads or views pornographic materials. (PORT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54100.0
Missing662 
TOTAL54100.0
467) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person reads or views pornographic materials. (PORP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes271100.0
Missing445 
TOTAL271100.0
468) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person dislikes Jews. (JEWT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47100.0
Missing669 
TOTAL47100.0
469) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person dislikes Jews. (JEWP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes211100.0
Missing505 
TOTAL211100.0
470) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person believes his or her religion is the only true one. (RELT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes131100.0
Missing585 
TOTAL131100.0
471) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person believes his or her religion is the only true one. (RELP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes321100.0
Missing395 
TOTAL321100.0
472) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - The person thinks his or her cultural group is superior to other groups. (CULT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69100.0
Missing647 
TOTAL69100.0
473) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - The person thinks his or her cultural group is superior to other groups. (CULP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes256100.0
Missing460 
TOTAL256100.0
474) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to teach their views? - None of these people (NONT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes183100.0
Missing533 
TOTAL183100.0
475) During the past year, there has been considerable controversy in Canada about the possible abuse of freedom of speech. In the following case, do you think a person should be allowed to publish their views? - None (NONP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes140100.0
Missing576 
TOTAL140100.0
476) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Listen to music? (MUSIC3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often41558.4
2) Sometimes26036.6
3) Seldom334.6
4) Never30.4
Missing5 
TOTAL711100.0
477) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Go to a movie? (MOVIE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often213.0
2) Sometimes20128.6
3) Seldom35750.7
4) Never12517.8
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
478) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Follow sports? (SPORTS3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often25736.5
2) Sometimes23132.8
3) Seldom13419.0
4) Never8211.6
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
479) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Read the newspaper? (PAPER3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often58782.8
2) Sometimes10514.8
3) Seldom152.1
4) Never20.3
Missing7 
TOTAL709100.0
480) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Read books? (BOOKS3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often37252.4
2) Sometimes19928.0
3) Seldom12517.6
4) Never131.8
8) Undecided10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
481) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Spend time with your family? (FAMILY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often56079.9
2) Sometimes11917.0
3) Seldom162.3
4) Never50.7
8) Undecided10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
482) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Work out? (WORKOUT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12217.8
2) Sometimes20029.2
3) Seldom20029.2
4) Never16123.5
8) Undecided10.1
Missing32 
TOTAL684100.0
483) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Attend parties? (PARTY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often476.8
2) Sometimes31445.2
3) Seldom29442.4
4) Never395.6
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
484) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Go out to dinner? (DINNER3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often13118.6
2) Sometimes38454.5
3) Seldom17725.1
4) Never131.8
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
485) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Watch television? (TV3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often38053.5
2) Sometimes27638.9
3) Seldom476.6
4) Never71.0
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
486) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Smoke? (SMOKE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often14119.9
2) Sometimes446.2
3) Seldom283.9
4) Never49670.0
Missing7 
TOTAL709100.0
487) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Attend a sports event? (SPEVENT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often466.5
2) Sometimes22932.3
3) Seldom27338.5
4) Never16222.8
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
488) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Watch or listen to the news? (NEWS3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often58883.3
2) Sometimes9513.5
3) Seldom192.7
4) Never30.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
489) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Attend a play? (ATPLAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often466.5
2) Sometimes19828.1
3) Seldom25736.5
4) Never20428.9
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
490) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Read the Bible (or the Qur'an)? (BIBLE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often8211.6
2) Sometimes15021.3
3) Seldom19127.1
4) Never28139.9
8) Undecided10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
491) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Spend time with friends? (FRIENDS3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often36751.6
2) Sometimes30943.5
3) Seldom304.2
4) Never50.7
Missing5 
TOTAL711100.0
492) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often8912.5
2) Sometimes30042.3
3) Seldom18225.6
4) Never13919.6
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
493) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Watch videos at home? (VIDEOS3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often608.5
2) Sometimes17825.2
3) Seldom14320.3
4) Never32446.0
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
494) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Participate in sports? (PSPORTS3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often9213.2
2) Sometimes16223.2
3) Seldom16223.2
4) Never28140.3
8) Undecided10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL698100.0
495) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - dance? (DANCE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often436.1
2) Sometimes25035.5
3) Seldom24234.4
4) Never16924.0
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
496) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Read your horoscope? (HORSCOP3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often8011.4
2) Sometimes16022.7
3) Seldom18326.0
4) Never28039.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
497) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Go out to a lounge or bar? (LOUNGE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often263.7
2) Sometimes13419.0
3) Seldom24134.1
4) Never30543.2
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
498) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Engage in a hobby? (HOBBY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often25336.0
2) Sometimes28841.0
3) Seldom10615.1
4) Never547.7
8) Undecided20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
499) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Watch religious TV programs? (RELIGTV3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often385.4
2) Sometimes15722.2
3) Seldom20128.5
4) Never30743.5
8) Undecided30.4
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
500) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Pray privately? (PRAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often23032.8
2) Sometimes18526.4
3) Seldom13018.5
4) Never15321.8
8) Undecided40.6
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
501) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Read magazines? (MAGS3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often33447.4
2) Sometimes28740.7
3) Seldom7410.5
4) Never101.4
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
502) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Sit and think? (SITHINK3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often33046.7
2) Sometimes32345.8
3) Seldom496.9
4) Never40.6
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
503) Are you a formal member of - A private club? (MEMPRIV3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes170100.0
Missing546 
TOTAL170100.0
504) Are you a formal member of - A labor union? (MEMUNIO3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes165100.0
Missing551 
TOTAL165100.0
505) Are you a formal member of - A political group? (MEMPOLI3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93100.0
Missing623 
TOTAL93100.0
506) Are you a formal member of - A service club? (MEMSERV3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes155100.0
Missing561 
TOTAL155100.0
507) Are you a formal member of - A sports group? (MEMSPOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes148100.0
Missing568 
TOTAL148100.0
508) Are you a formal member of - A hobby-related group? (MEMHOBB3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes122100.0
Missing594 
TOTAL122100.0
509) Are you a formal member of - A nationality group? (MEMNAT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51100.0
Missing665 
TOTAL51100.0
510) Are you a formal member of - A church or synagogue? (MEMCHUR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes352100.0
Missing364 
TOTAL352100.0
511) Are you a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority? (MEMGREE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71100.0
Missing645 
TOTAL71100.0
512) Are you a formal member of - A farm organization? (MEMFARM3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14100.0
Missing702 
TOTAL14100.0
513) Are you a formal member of - Any other group? (MEMOTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, no information1113.1
2) Social service1821.4
3) Professional3136.9
4) Charity2125.0
5) Religious group33.6
Missing632 
TOTAL84100.0
514) How important to you is - A comfortable life? (VCOMFOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important46065.1
2) Somewhat important22832.2
3) Not very important182.5
9) Varies10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
515) How important to you is - Friendship? (VFRIEND3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important56479.3
2) Somewhat important13519.0
3) Not very important111.5
4) Not important at all10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL711100.0
516) How important to you is - Excitement? (VEXCITE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important8312.0
2) Somewhat important30444.0
3) Not very important26738.6
4) Not important at all375.4
Missing25 
TOTAL691100.0
517) How important to you is - Freedom? (VFREEDO3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important64290.4
2) Somewhat important618.6
3) Not very important60.8
4) Not important at all10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
518) How important to you is - Happiness? (VHAPPY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important61086.2
2) Somewhat important8912.6
3) Not very important60.8
4) Not important at all30.4
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
519) How important to you is - Privacy? (VPRIVAC3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important50971.9
2) Somewhat important18125.6
3) Not very important162.3
4) Not important at all20.3
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
520) How important to you is - Recognition? (VRECOG3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important17024.2
2) Somewhat important32846.7
3) Not very important17324.6
4) Not important at all324.6
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
521) How important to you is - Family life? (VFAMILY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important60986.6
2) Somewhat important8211.7
3) Not very important101.4
4) Not important at all20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL703100.0
522) How important to you is - Acceptance by God? (VGOD3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important37152.9
2) Somewhat important16423.4
3) Not very important9814.0
4) Not important at all689.7
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
523) How important to you is - Being loved? (VLOVE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important56479.9
2) Somewhat important13218.7
3) Not very important60.8
4) Not important at all40.6
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
524) How important to you is - Reliability? (VRELY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important63289.5
2) Somewhat important7110.1
3) Not very important20.3
4) Not important at all10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
525) How important to you is - Honesty? (VHONEST3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important68496.1
2) Somewhat important243.4
3) Not very important20.3
4) Not important at all10.1
8) Undecided10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL712100.0
526) How important to you is - Forgiveness? (VFORGIV3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important53475.4
2) Somewhat important15922.5
3) Not very important142.0
4) Not important at all10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
527) How important to you is - Intelligence? (VINTEL3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important40757.8
2) Somewhat important26437.5
3) Not very important304.3
4) Not important at all30.4
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
528) How important to you is - Cleanliness? (VCLEAN3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important54076.1
2) Somewhat important16022.5
3) Not very important81.1
4) Not important at all20.3
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
529) How important to you is - Being popular? (VPOPULA3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important608.5
2) Somewhat important32045.3
3) Not very important27639.1
4) Not important at all496.9
8) Undecided10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
530) How important to you is - Imagination? (VIMAGIN3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24835.4
2) Somewhat important34348.9
3) Not very important9814.0
4) Not important at all121.7
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
531) How important to you is - Politeness? (VPOLITE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important47967.7
2) Somewhat important21129.8
3) Not very important172.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL708100.0
532) How important to you is - Working hard? (VWORKHA3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important43862.2
2) Somewhat important24334.5
3) Not very important172.4
4) Not important at all60.9
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
533) How important to you is - Success in what you do? (VSUCCES3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important44863.5
2) Somewhat important24034.0
3) Not very important142.0
4) Not important at all40.6
Missing10 
TOTAL706100.0
534) How important to you is - Being a Canadian? (VCANADA3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important53074.8
2) Somewhat important12918.2
3) Not very important425.9
4) Not important at all71.0
9) Varies10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL709100.0
535) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - The city or town you live in (JOYCITY3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal24236.3
2) Quite a bit26639.9
3) Somewhat12719.0
4) Little or none324.8
Missing49 
TOTAL667100.0
536) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Music (JOYMUSI3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal29343.7
2) Quite a bit23635.2
3) Somewhat11917.8
4) Little or none223.3
Missing46 
TOTAL670100.0
537) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Friendship (JOYFDS3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal41559.5
2) Quite a bit23033.0
3) Somewhat476.7
4) Little or none40.6
8) Undecided10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
538) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your marriage/relationship, if single (JOYMAR3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal39473.0
2) Quite a bit10218.9
3) Somewhat325.9
4) Little or none122.2
Missing176 
TOTAL540100.0
539) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Parents (JOYPAR3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal23051.5
2) Quite a bit13830.9
3) Somewhat5512.3
4) Little or none235.1
8) Undecided10.2
Missing269 
TOTAL447100.0
540) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Television (JOYTV3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal13820.1
2) Quite a bit27339.7
3) Somewhat23534.2
4) Little or none405.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing28 
TOTAL688100.0
541) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Household work (JOYHWOR3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal7712.3
2) Quite a bit19230.7
3) Somewhat25741.1
4) Little or none9915.8
Missing91 
TOTAL625100.0
542) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Sports (JOYSPOR3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal13521.7
2) Quite a bit17728.5
3) Somewhat17428.0
4) Little or none13521.7
8) Undecided10.2
Missing94 
TOTAL622100.0
543) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Church (or synagogue) life (JOYCHUR3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal13221.6
2) Quite a bit15224.8
3) Somewhat15525.3
4) Little or none17228.1
8) Undecided10.2
Missing104 
TOTAL612100.0
544) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Brother(s) or sister(s) (JOYSIB3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal21736.3
2) Quite a bit21035.2
3) Somewhat11018.4
4) Little or none6010.1
Missing119 
TOTAL597100.0
545) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your children (JOYCHIL3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal47381.3
2) Quite a bit9416.2
3) Somewhat101.7
4) Little or none40.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing134 
TOTAL582100.0
546) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your job (JOYJOB3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal20441.5
2) Quite a bit18437.4
3) Somewhat6813.8
4) Little or none367.3
Missing224 
TOTAL492100.0
547) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your pets (JOYPET3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal13832.8
2) Quite a bit11627.6
3) Somewhat7417.6
4) Little or none9221.9
8) Undecided10.2
Missing295 
TOTAL421100.0
548) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your house or apartment (JOYHOUS3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal33749.1
2) Quite a bit26238.1
3) Somewhat7611.1
4) Little or none121.7
Missing29 
TOTAL687100.0
549) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your family life generally (JOYFAM3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal47970.1
2) Quite a bit17024.9
3) Somewhat274.0
4) Little or none50.7
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing33 
TOTAL683100.0
550) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Loneliness (LONELY3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal599.3
2) Quite a bit6910.8
3) Somewhat16926.6
4) Little or none33953.3
Missing80 
TOTAL636100.0
551) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Lack of recognition for what I do (RECOG3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal396.4
2) Quite a bit9315.2
3) Somewhat21635.2
4) Little or none26443.1
8) Undecided10.2
Missing103 
TOTAL613100.0
552) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Money (MONEY3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal7311.4
2) Quite a bit14522.7
3) Somewhat25239.4
4) Little or none16726.1
8) Undecided20.3
Missing77 
TOTAL639100.0
553) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Boredom (BOREDOM3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal426.8
2) Quite a bit6510.5
3) Somewhat15425.0
4) Little or none35657.7
Missing99 
TOTAL617100.0
554) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Health (HEALTH3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal10215.7
2) Quite a bit10416.0
3) Somewhat22835.0
4) Little or none21533.0
8) Undecided20.3
Missing65 
TOTAL651100.0
555) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My sexual life (SEXLIF3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal406.6
2) Quite a bit7011.5
3) Somewhat16727.5
4) Little or none33054.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing108 
TOTAL608100.0
556) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Wondering about the purpose of life (MPLIFE3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal355.9
2) Quite a bit6811.5
3) Somewhat16227.4
4) Little or none32655.2
Missing125 
TOTAL591100.0
557) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Getting older (AGING3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal436.7
2) Quite a bit7111.1
3) Somewhat26140.7
4) Little or none26641.5
Missing75 
TOTAL641100.0
558) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My marriage (MARRIAG3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal397.5
2) Quite a bit346.6
3) Somewhat9819.0
4) Little or none34666.9
Missing199 
TOTAL517100.0
559) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My looks (LOOKS3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal284.6
2) Quite a bit6610.7
3) Somewhat16426.7
4) Little or none35658.0
Missing102 
TOTAL614100.0
560) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Never seem to have enough time (TIME3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal7712.7
2) Quite a bit16126.5
3) Somewhat20834.3
4) Little or none16126.5
Missing109 
TOTAL607100.0
561) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Inferiority feelings (INFERIO3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal193.2
2) Quite a bit559.3
3) Somewhat18030.5
4) Little or none33656.9
Missing126 
TOTAL590100.0
562) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My job (JOB3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal316.5
2) Quite a bit8016.8
3) Somewhat14831.2
4) Little or none21545.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing241 
TOTAL475100.0
563) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My children (CHILD3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5911.4
2) Quite a bit6712.9
3) Somewhat16932.6
4) Little or none22042.5
8) Undecided30.6
Missing198 
TOTAL518100.0
564) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Dying (DYING3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal284.6
2) Quite a bit365.9
3) Somewhat18029.3
4) Little or none37060.3
Missing102 
TOTAL614100.0
565) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Feeling I should be getting more out of life (MORELIF3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal579.7
2) Quite a bit8414.4
3) Somewhat20434.9
4) Little or none24041.0
Missing131 
TOTAL585100.0
566) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - The desire to have children (WANCHIL3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal134.8
2) Quite a bit145.1
3) Somewhat3211.7
4) Little or none21478.4
Missing443 
TOTAL273100.0
567) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Not being married (NOTMARR3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal135.9
2) Quite a bit146.3
3) Somewhat3314.9
4) Little or none16172.9
Missing495 
TOTAL221100.0
568) Do you believe - In ESP (extrasensory perception)? (ESP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.12118.2
2) Yes, I think so.25037.6
3) No, I don't think so.17926.9
4) No, I definitely do not.11517.3
Missing51 
TOTAL665100.0
569) Do you believe - In astrology? (ASTROL3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.365.4
2) Yes, I think so.13520.3
3) No, I don't think so.27641.4
4) No, I definitely do not.21732.6
8) Undecided20.3
Missing50 
TOTAL666100.0
570) Do you believe - That there is life after death? (POSTLIF3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.25836.9
2) Yes, I think so.19427.7
3) No, I don't think so.14320.4
4) No, I definitely do not.10414.9
9) Varied10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
571) Do you believe - That it is possible to communicate with the dead? (TALKDEA3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.253.6
2) Yes, I think so.7510.9
3) No, I don't think so.26939.2
4) No, I definitely do not.31746.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing29 
TOTAL687100.0
572) Do you believe - That God exists? (BELGOD3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.42260.1
2) Yes, I think so.17925.5
3) No, I don't think so.588.3
4) No, I definitely do not.426.0
9) Varied10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
573) Do you believe - That you personally have experienced an event before it happened (precognition)? (PRECOG3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.11717.4
2) Yes, I think so.17626.1
3) No, I don't think so.18627.6
4) No, I definitely do not.19328.6
9) Varied20.3
Missing42 
TOTAL674100.0
574) Do you believe - That Jesus was the Divine Son of God? (BELJC3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.36853.9
2) Yes, I think so.17425.5
3) No, I don't think so.7811.4
4) No, I definitely do not.618.9
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing33 
TOTAL683100.0
575) Do you believe - That some people have psychic powers, enabling them to predict events? (PSYCHIC3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.11116.0
2) Yes, I think so.28841.6
3) No, I don't think so.18426.6
4) No, I definitely do not.11015.9
Missing23 
TOTAL693100.0
576) Do you believe - That you have experienced God's presence? (EXPERGO3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.16724.6
2) Yes, I think so.13720.1
3) No, I don't think so.20430.0
4) No, I definitely do not.17225.3
Missing36 
TOTAL680100.0
577) Do you happen to know which of Christ's disciples denied him three times? (KNOWDEN3)
TOTAL%
1) No14221.1
2) Yes, correct36554.2
3) Yes, wrong8412.5
4) Yes, blank8212.2
Missing43 
TOTAL673100.0
578) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
1) Never9313.2
2) Less than once a year7911.2
3) About once a year7710.9
4) Several times a year13719.4
5) About once a month385.4
6) 2-3 times a month405.7
7) Nearly every week8211.6
8) Every week12417.5
9) Several times a week375.2
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
579) 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 do, or less often than you do? (SPATTEN3)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do33260.9
2) More often than I do11320.7
3) Less often than I do10018.3
Missing171 
TOTAL545100.0
580) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESEPONDENTS 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? (CHATTEN3)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly8331.9
2) Often259.6
3) Sometimes6424.6
4) Never8733.5
9) Varied10.4
Missing456 
TOTAL260100.0
581) Has the following been performed for you by the church (or synagogue) in the past? - A wedding ceremony (PWEDDIN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past541100.0
Missing175 
TOTAL541100.0
582) As you see it, will the following probably be carried out for you by the church (or synagogue) in the future? - A wedding ceremony (FWEDDIN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future114100.0
Missing602 
TOTAL114100.0
583) Has the following been performed for you by the church (or synagogue) in the past? - Baptism (PBAPTIS3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past546100.0
Missing170 
TOTAL546100.0
584) As you see it, will the following probably be carried out for you by the church (or synagogue) in the future? - Baptism (FBAPTIS3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future71100.0
Missing645 
TOTAL71100.0
585) Has the following been performed for you by the church (or synagogue) in the past? - Confirmation (PCONFIR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past394100.0
Missing322 
TOTAL394100.0
586) As you see it, will the following probably be carried out for you by the church (or synagogue) in the future? - Confirmation (FCONFIR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future64100.0
Missing652 
TOTAL64100.0
587) Has the following been performed for you by the church (or synagogue) in the past? - A funeral (PFUNERA3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past399100.0
Missing317 
TOTAL399100.0
588) As you see it, will the following probably be carried out for you by the church (or synagogue) in the future? - A funeral (FFUNERA3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future301100.0
Missing415 
TOTAL301100.0
589) Has the following been performed for you by the church (or synagogue) in the past? - Counseling (PCOUNSE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past157100.0
Missing559 
TOTAL157100.0
590) As you see it, will the following probably be carried out for you by the church (or synagogue) in the future? - Counseling (FCOUNSE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future57100.0
Missing659 
TOTAL57100.0
591) Has the following been performed for you by the church (or synagogue) in the past? - Other (POTHER3)
TOTAL%
1) Service/mass735.0
2) Support945.0
3) Friendship210.0
9) Other210.0
Missing696 
TOTAL20100.0
592) As you see it, will the following probably be carried out for you by the church (or synagogue) in the future? - Other (FOTHER3)
TOTAL%
1) Service/mass758.3
2) Support325.0
3) Friendship216.7
Missing704 
TOTAL12100.0
593) Which of the following comes closest to describing the nature of your religion? (NATRELI3)
TOTAL%
1) I am not a religious person.11316.1
2) I regard myself as a committed Christian.37152.7
3) I am deeply committed to a religion other than Christianity.101.4
4) I find myself interested in a variety of religions, but not committed to any particular one.284.0
5) I have a mild interest in Christianity and an inquisitive interest in other religions, but I hardly regard myself as a strongly religious person.14120.0
6) Other - committed Christian81.1
7) Other - nominal Christian101.4
8) Other - theist, not involved172.4
9) Varied60.9
Missing12 
TOTAL704100.0
594) 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? (ROLEREL3)
TOTAL%
1) Very accurately24347.6
2) Somewhat accurately16933.1
3) Not very accurately458.8
4) Not accurately, at all5310.4
Missing206 
TOTAL510100.0
595) Where are you presently living? (RESNOW3)
TOTAL%
1) On a farm213.0
2) Rural non-farm area497.0
3) In a town or city of under 30,000 people16223.2
4) In a city of 30,000-100,00011716.7
5) In a city of 100,000-400,00014020.0
6) In a city of over 400,00020729.6
8) Unsure30.4
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
596) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN3)
TOTAL%
1) A Canadian citizen68897.3
2) A landed immigrant172.4
8) Unsure20.3
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
597) Do you speak: (LANG3)
TOTAL%
1) French and English12217.3
2) English only55879.1
3) French only253.5
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
598) Are you: (GENDER3)
TOTAL%
1) Male49769.4
2) Female21930.6
TOTAL716100.0
599) In what year were you born? (YRBORN3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL69731.95615
600) What is your national group background (e.g., English, French, German)? (NATGP3)
TOTAL%
3) Austria40.6
5) Belgium20.3
7) Canada162.3
8) French Canadian365.2
9) China30.4
10) Czechoslovakia30.4
11) Denmark30.4
12) England32346.5
13) Finland10.1
14) France679.7
15) Germany466.6
16) Greece20.3
18) Hungary40.6
19) Iceland20.3
20) India40.6
22) Israel20.3
23) Ireland395.6
24) Italy81.2
25) Jamaica10.1
26) Japan30.4
28) Lithuania10.1
29) Netherlands60.9
30) Norway10.1
31) Pakistan10.1
33) Philippines10.1
34) Poland91.3
35) Portugal10.1
36) Romania30.4
37) Russia30.4
38) Scotland578.2
40) Spain10.1
41) Sweden20.3
42) Switzerland20.3
44) Ukraine202.9
45) United States30.4
47) Wales40.6
48) Yugoslavia30.4
52) West Indies10.1
99) Other60.9
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
601) How important do you consider your national cultural group background to be? (NBNATGP3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19828.4
2) Somewhat important29442.2
3) Not very important20429.3
8) Undecided10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0
602) What race are you? (RACE3)
TOTAL%
1) White68697.0
2) Black20.3
4) Oriental91.3
5) East Indian or Pakistanis60.8
6) Other40.6
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
603) Are you currently: (MARITAL3)
TOTAL%
1) Married53375.4
2) Widowed689.6
3) Divorced162.3
4) Separated142.0
5) Never married588.2
6) Living with someone, although not legally married to him/her162.3
9) Varied20.3
Missing9 
TOTAL707100.0
604) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes507.4
2) No62692.6
Missing40 
TOTAL676100.0
605) At present are you: (WRKSTAT3)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time38254.2
2) With a job, but not a work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike91.3
3) Working part-time, not in school385.4
4) Working part-time, going to school30.4
5) Unemployed111.6
6) Retired21931.1
7) Keeping house415.8
8) In school, not presently employed20.3
Missing11 
TOTAL705100.0
606) See summary documentation for a description of SES codes. (SES3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL43354.57718
607) 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) (TYPE3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7162661.183175
608) How many children do you have? (CHILDRE3)
TOTAL%
0) 08312.3
1) 18512.6
2) 221932.5
3) 314922.1
4) 47511.1
5) 5385.6
6) 6111.6
7) 771.0
8) 8 or more60.9
Missing43 
TOTAL673100.0
609) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are of preschool age? (CHPRE3)
TOTAL%
1) 4774.6
2) 1523.8
3) 11.6
Missing653 
TOTAL63100.0
610) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are ages 6-12? (CH6123)
TOTAL%
1) 7255.0
2) 4937.4
3) 86.1
4) 10.8
9) 10.8
Missing585 
TOTAL131100.0
611) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are ages 13-19? (CH13193)
TOTAL%
1) 9758.1
2) 5432.3
3) 148.4
4) 10.6
9) 10.6
Missing549 
TOTAL167100.0
612) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are age 20 or over? (CH2PLU3)
TOTAL%
1) 9122.6
2) 12230.3
3) 9523.6
4) 4912.2
5) 246.0
6) 102.5
7) 71.7
8) 41.0
Missing314 
TOTAL402100.0
613) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: At present is your husband or wife: (SPWKSTA3)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time18534.5
2) With a job, but not a work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike61.1
3) Working part-time, not in school6612.3
4) Working part-time, going to school61.1
5) Unemployed163.0
6) Retired10419.4
7) Keeping house15028.0
8) In school, not presently employed30.6
Missing180 
TOTAL536100.0
614) See summary documentation for a description of SES codes. (SPSES3)
TOTAL%
18) 10.4
19) 20.8
23) 41.5
24) 20.8
25) 51.9
26) 20.8
27) 31.2
28) 83.1
29) 72.7
30) 72.7
31) 20.8
32) 41.5
35) 20.8
37) 20.8
38) 166.2
39) 20.8
40) 103.9
41) 72.7
44) 114.2
45) 20.8
46) 186.9
48) 20.8
49) 10.4
50) 41.5
51) 186.9
52) 2610.0
55) 41.5
56) 62.3
57) 31.2
59) 20.8
61) 31.2
62) 62.3
63) 41.5
64) 51.9
65) 10.4
66) 228.5
67) 83.1
68) 10.4
69) 31.2
70) 10.4
72) 20.8
73) 10.4
74) 20.8
75) 10.4
95) 31.2
97) 103.9
99) 31.2
Missing457 
TOTAL259100.0
615) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE REPSONDENTS WHOSE HUSBAND OR WIFE IS EMPLOYED: What kind of work does he/she do? (See summary documentation for SES and occupation codes) (SPTYPE3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7161578.9682500
616) In terms of formal education, what is the highest level you have completed? (EDUC3)
TOTAL%
1) Grade school10315.0
2) High school24335.3
3) Technical or business school13219.2
4) Undergraduate university12017.4
5) Graduate or professional school, university9013.1
Missing28 
TOTAL688100.0
617) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN AN UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY: What is your major? (UMAJOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Commerce2115.2
2) Education2518.1
3) Engineering1611.6
4) Fine arts21.4
5) Humanities3021.7
6) Nursing64.3
7) Physical education10.7
8) Physical science2215.9
9) Social science128.7
99) Other32.2
Missing578 
TOTAL138100.0
618) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY: What is your field? (PROFIEL3)
TOTAL%
1) Arts22.0
3) Commerce2020.2
4) Education2323.2
5) Engineering1010.1
6) Humanities66.1
7) Law33.0
8) Medicine66.1
10) Physical science1212.1
11) Social development33.0
12) Social science66.1
13) Religion22.0
14) Professional, other22.0
99) Other44.0
Missing617 
TOTAL99100.0
619) Was any of your education in church or parochial schools? (PAROCH3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17226.1
2) No48873.9
Missing56 
TOTAL660100.0
620) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your grade school education was in such schools: (PARGS3)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools10566.9
2) Part in parochial schools3522.3
3) None in parochial schools159.6
8) Unsure21.3
Missing559 
TOTAL157100.0
621) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your high school education was in such schools: (PARHS3)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools7355.3
2) Part in parochial schools2619.7
3) None in parochial schools3325.0
Missing584 
TOTAL132100.0
622) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your university education was in such schools: (PARUNIV3)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools815.4
2) Part in parochial schools713.5
3) None in parochial schools3771.2
Missing664 
TOTAL52100.0
623) If you were asked to use one of four names for your social class, which would it be? (CLASS3)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class60.9
2) Working class21631.6
3) Middle class44465.0
4) Upper class91.3
8) Undecided50.7
9) Varied30.4
Missing33 
TOTAL683100.0
624) With respect to your political views (not party), how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEW3)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal223.2
2) Liberal11917.5
3) Moderate, middle of the road37054.3
4) Conservative15422.6
5) Extremely conservative131.9
8) Undecided30.4
Missing35 
TOTAL681100.0
625) Would you please indicate your general religious preference: (RELIG3)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant39958.7
2) Roman Catholic22032.4
3) Jewish111.6
4) None436.3
5) Other71.0
Missing36 
TOTAL680100.0
626) Would you please indicate your mother's general religious preference (if applicable): (MARELIG3)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant37160.8
2) Roman Catholic21535.2
3) Jewish91.5
4) None81.3
5) Other71.1
Missing106 
TOTAL610100.0
627) Would you please indicate your father's general religious preference (if applicable): (PARELIG3)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant35360.3
2) Roman Catholic19433.2
3) Jewish81.4
4) None244.1
5) Other61.0
Missing131 
TOTAL585100.0
628) Would you please indicate your spouse's general religious preference (if applicable): (SPRELIG3)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant35060.3
2) Roman Catholic19233.1
3) Jewish91.6
4) None223.8
5) Other71.2
Missing136 
TOTAL580100.0
629) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (DENOM3)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican10927.3
2) Baptist256.3
3) Lutheran225.5
4) Mennonite61.5
5) Pentecostal61.5
6) Presbyterian307.5
7) Salvation Army51.3
8) United Church16240.5
9) Other41.0
11) Advent10.3
14) Brethren41.0
17) Reformed20.5
19) Church of Christ20.5
20) Evangelical30.8
24) Greek Orthodox82.0
27) Jehovah's Witness10.3
29) Mormon51.3
31) Nondenominational20.5
34) Ukrainian Orthodox20.5
35) Unitarian10.3
Missing316 
TOTAL400100.0
630) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE MOTHER IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (MADENOM3)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican10428.7
2) Baptist287.7
3) Lutheran277.4
4) Mennonite61.7
5) Pentecostal51.4
6) Presbyterian4311.8
7) Salvation Army51.4
8) United Church11230.9
9) Other71.9
11) Advent10.3
14) Brethren20.6
17) Reformed10.3
19) Church of Christ41.1
20) Evangelical10.3
24) Greek Orthodox102.8
29) Mormon30.8
31) Nondenominational10.3
34) Ukrainian Orthodox20.6
35) Unitarian10.3
Missing353 
TOTAL363100.0
631) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE FATHER IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (PADENOM3)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican8625.2
2) Baptist257.3
3) Lutheran277.9
4) Mennonite51.5
5) Pentecostal61.8
6) Presbyterian4112.0
7) Salvation Army82.3
8) United Church11533.7
9) Other72.1
14) Brethren20.6
17) Reformed10.3
19) Church of Christ20.6
20) Evangelical10.3
24) Greek Orthodox92.6
29) Mormon20.6
31) Nondenominational10.3
34) Ukrainian Orthodox10.3
35) Unitarian20.6
Missing375 
TOTAL341100.0
632) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE SPOUSE IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (SPDENOM3)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican10130.2
2) Baptist185.4
3) Lutheran164.8
4) Mennonite61.8
5) Pentecostal82.4
6) Presbyterian257.5
7) Salvation Army61.8
8) United Church13339.8
9) Other20.6
14) Brethren20.6
17) Reformed20.6
19) Church of Christ10.3
20) Evangelical30.9
24) Greek Orthodox51.5
29) Mormon30.9
31) Nondenominational10.3
34) Ukrainian Orthodox20.6
Missing382 
TOTAL334100.0
633) Have you participated in the charismatic (renewal) movement? (CHARIS3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, presently81.2
2) Yes, in the past274.0
3) No64094.8
Missing41 
TOTAL675100.0
634) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PART OF THE UNITED CHURCH: Have you participated in the United Church Renewal Fellowship? (UCRF3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, presently72.7
2) Yes, in the past155.9
3) No23491.4
Missing460 
TOTAL256100.0
635) With respect to federal political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTYFE3)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative29242.8
2) Liberal22332.7
3) NDP8612.6
4) Other40.6
5) Best Canada121.8
6) No preference274.0
7) Don't vote162.3
8) Undecided101.5
9) Other party121.8
Missing34 
TOTAL682100.0
636) So far as you and your family are concerned, would you say that your present financial situation leaves you pretty well satisfied, more or less satisfied or not at all satisfied? (SATFIN3)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied23533.1
2) More or less satisfied35049.2
3) Not very satisfied10214.3
4) Not satisfied at all243.4
Missing5 
TOTAL711100.0
637) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been getting worse, getting better or staying about the same? (FINALTE3)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better23933.7
2) Getting worse13218.6
3) Staying about the same33947.7
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
638) Which of the figures below comes closest to your total family income, before taxes, in 1984? (INCOME3)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000405.9
2) $10,000-14,999588.6
3) $15,000-19,999669.7
4) $20,000-24,9998813.0
5) $25,000-29,9996910.2
6) $30,000-39,99912919.1
7) $40,000-59,99914821.9
8) $60,000-100,000629.2
9) Over $100,000172.5
Missing39 
TOTAL677100.0
639) Compared with Canadian families in general, would you say your family income is far below average, below average, average, above average or far above average? (COMPINC3)
TOTAL%
1) Far below average162.3
2) Below average10615.1
3) Average32045.7
4) Above average22632.3
5) Far above average304.3
8) Undecided20.3
Missing16 
TOTAL700100.0
640) If you could live in any province, where would you live? (IFPROV3)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland274.0
1) British Columbia15723.4
2) Alberta649.5
3) Saskatchewan345.1
4) Manitoba294.3
5) Ontario13420.0
6) Quebec8112.1
7) New Brunswick365.4
8) Nova Scotia649.5
9) Prince Edward Island456.7
Missing45 
TOTAL671100.0
641) If you could live in any country, where would you live? (IFCOUNT3)
TOTAL%
2) Australia71.1
7) Canada56084.7
12) England101.5
14) France40.6
16) Greece10.2
20) India10.2
23) Ireland30.5
29) Netherlands10.2
35) Portugal20.3
38) Scotland20.3
40) Spain10.2
41) Sweden30.5
42) Switzerland50.8
45) United States507.6
47) Wales10.2
49) Mexico10.2
51) Caribbean10.2
52) Bermuda10.2
53) New Zealand50.8
96) Europe, other10.2
98) North America10.2
Missing55 
TOTAL661100.0
642) 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? (CHORGS3)
TOTAL%
1) An increase10215.0
2) A decrease14821.8
3) No change43063.2
Missing36 
TOTAL680100.0
643) 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? (CHATT3)
TOTAL%
1) An increase7911.4
2) A decrease9914.3
3) No change51474.3
Missing24 
TOTAL692100.0
644) 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? (CHTV3)
TOTAL%
1) An increase12217.4
2) A decrease19327.5
3) No change38755.1
Missing14 
TOTAL702100.0
645) 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? (CHHAP3)
TOTAL%
1) An increase21230.7
2) A decrease8111.7
3) No change39857.6
Missing25 
TOTAL691100.0
646) 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)? (CHMAR3)
TOTAL%
1) An increase17331.5
2) A decrease448.0
3) No change33260.4
9) Varied10.2
Missing166 
TOTAL550100.0
647) 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? (CHENTHU3)
TOTAL%
1) An increase21030.0
2) A decrease7510.7
3) No change41459.2
Missing17 
TOTAL699100.0
648) 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 (NBSUC3)
TOTAL%
1) More important13319.4
2) Less important24635.9
3) No change30544.5
8) Undecided10.1
Missing31 
TOTAL685100.0
649) 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 (NBFAM3)
TOTAL%
1) More important38956.1
2) Less important223.2
3) No change28340.8
Missing22 
TOTAL694100.0
650) 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 (NBSIS3)
TOTAL%
1) More important20830.5
2) Less important11617.0
3) No change35752.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing34 
TOTAL682100.0
651) 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 (NBCHI3)
TOTAL%
1) More important34152.7
2) Less important416.3
3) No change26541.0
Missing69 
TOTAL647100.0
652) 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 (NBOTH3)
TOTAL%
1) More important22332.4
2) Less important7811.3
3) No change38656.0
8) Undecided20.3
Missing27 
TOTAL689100.0
653) 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? - Church life (NBCHU3)
TOTAL%
1) More important14421.2
2) Less important9614.1
3) No change43864.4
8) Undecided20.3
Missing36 
TOTAL680100.0
654) 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 (NBMAT3)
TOTAL%
1) More important17626.2
2) Less important11316.8
3) No change38356.9
8) Undecided10.1
Missing43 
TOTAL673100.0
655) 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 (NBSEX3)
TOTAL%
1) More important8513.0
2) Less important16625.3
3) No change40461.7
Missing61 
TOTAL655100.0
656) 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 (NBFRI3)
TOTAL%
1) More important27139.2
2) Less important213.0
3) No change39857.6
8) Undecided10.1
Missing25 
TOTAL691100.0
657) 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 (NBPAR3)
TOTAL%
1) More important15929.8
2) Less important499.2
3) No32561.0
Missing183 
TOTAL533100.0
658) 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 (NBPHY3)
TOTAL%
1) More important13920.5
2) Less important12518.5
3) No change41060.6
8) Undecided20.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing39 
TOTAL677100.0
659) 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 (NBMAR3)
TOTAL%
1) More important22536.5
2) Less important457.3
3) No change34556.0
8) Undecided10.2
Missing100 
TOTAL616100.0
660) 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 (NBGOD3)
TOTAL%
1) More important21131.0
2) Less important324.7
3) No change43864.3
Missing35 
TOTAL681100.0
661) 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 (NBINT3)
TOTAL%
1) More important21832.1
2) Less important517.5
3) No change40960.1
8) Undecided20.3
Missing36 
TOTAL680100.0
662) 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?: (HAPPY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy18225.6
2) Pretty happy47767.2
3) Not too happy507.0
9) Varied10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL710100.0
663) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Generally speaking, how would you describe your marriage? Would you say it is very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (HAPMAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy26347.6
2) Pretty happy25345.8
3) Not too happy356.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing164 
TOTAL552100.0
664) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTPROV3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence38955.5
2) Lose some influence10715.3
3) Remain about the same20429.1
8) Undecided10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL701100.0
665) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTFAM3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence18827.3
2) Lose some influence30043.6
3) Remain about the same20029.1
Missing28 
TOTAL688100.0
666) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTEDUC3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence38355.5
2) Lose some influence12718.4
3) Remain about the same18026.1
Missing26 
TOTAL690100.0
667) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTARAB3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence13520.4
2) Lose some influence35253.2
3) Remain about the same17426.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing54 
TOTAL662100.0
668) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTSCI3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence57183.8
2) Lose some influence182.6
3) Remain about the same9213.5
Missing35 
TOTAL681100.0
669) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTUS3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence29242.7
2) Lose some influence16924.7
3) Remain about the same22132.3
8) Undecided20.3
Missing32 
TOTAL684100.0
670) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTWOME3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence51374.3
2) Lose some influence202.9
3) Remain about the same15522.5
8) Undecided20.3
Missing26 
TOTAL690100.0
671) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTREL3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence15923.1
2) Lose some influence22432.6
3) Remain about the same30544.3
Missing28 
TOTAL688100.0
672) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTEUR3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence10415.6
2) Lose some influence20030.0
3) Remain about the same36154.2
8) Undecided10.2
Missing50 
TOTAL666100.0
673) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 Indians (FUTINDS3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence28541.8
2) Lose some influence12818.8
3) Remain about the same26939.4
Missing34 
TOTAL682100.0
674) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTMEN3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence7210.7
2) Lose some influence21031.1
3) Remain about the same39358.2
Missing41 
TOTAL675100.0
675) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTFREN3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence16224.0
2) Lose some influence18627.6
3) Remain about the same32548.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing41 
TOTAL675100.0
676) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTRUS3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence16124.1
2) Lose some influence18928.3
3) Remain about the same31747.5
Missing49 
TOTAL667100.0
677) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTATH3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence12218.5
2) Lose some influence18728.4
3) Remain about the same35053.1
Missing57 
TOTAL659100.0
678) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTUN3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence12719.0
2) Lose some influence26239.2
3) Remain about the same27741.5
8) Undecided20.3
Missing48 
TOTAL668100.0
679) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTMOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence16424.7
2) Lose some influence31747.8
3) Remain about the same18227.5
Missing53 
TOTAL663100.0
680) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTIS3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence10916.5
2) Lose some influence22934.6
3) Remain about the same32348.9
Missing55 
TOTAL661100.0
681) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century 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 (FUTCAN3)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence40658.3
2) Lose some influence486.9
3) Remain about the same24034.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL696100.0
682) Date questionnaire returned (DATEIN3)
TOTAL%
1) July 15-3130742.9
2) August 1-1517524.4
3) August 16-31709.8
4) September 1-15527.3
5) September 16-30648.9
6) October 1-15152.1
7) October 16-31152.1
8) November 1-1520.3
9) November 16-30162.2
TOTAL716100.0
683) First year of respondent's participation (FIRSTYR3)
TOTAL%
1) 197556178.4
2) 198015521.6
TOTAL716100.0
684) COMM13 (COMM13)
TOTAL%
1) Personal concerns2824.8
2) Sexuality65.3
3) Religion87.1
4) Social concerns4640.7
5) Gender21.8
6) Intergroup relations119.7
7) Survey1210.6
Missing603 
TOTAL113100.0
685) COMM23 (COMM23)
TOTAL%
1) Personal concerns519.2
2) Sexuality311.5
4) Social concerns726.9
5) Gender311.5
6) Intergroup relations311.5
7) Survey519.2
Missing690 
TOTAL26100.0
686) COMM33 (COMM33)
TOTAL%
2) Sexuality228.6
3) Religion228.6
4) Social concerns114.3
6) Intergroup relations114.3
7) Survey114.3
Missing709 
TOTAL7100.0
687) Age of respondent (AGE3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL69754.04914
688) Age group (AGEGP3)
TOTAL%
1) 18-34578.2
2) 35-5430844.2
3) 55 and over33247.6
Missing19 
TOTAL697100.0