Project Canada 1980-90 Panel Study

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent ID (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4293111.3242148
2) Size of respondent's city/town: (CATEGOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Metropolitan area (100,000 and above)31272.7
2) Small city (10,000-99,999)4510.5
3) Small town (less than 10,000)7216.8
TOTAL429100.0
3) Respondent's province: (PROVINC2)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland337.7
1) British Columbia4310.0
2) Alberta5212.1
3) Saskatchewan419.6
4) Manitoba327.5
5) Ontario6314.7
6) Quebec4811.2
7) Nova Scotia4410.3
8) Prince Edward Island378.6
9) New Brunswick368.4
TOTAL429100.0
4) Area of respondent: (AREA2)
TOTAL%
1) Vancouver307.0
2) Prince George51.2
3) Chase61.4
4) Edmonton399.1
5) Lethbridge81.9
6) Delia20.5
7) Regina317.2
8) Swift Current51.2
9) Star City40.9
10) Winnipeg235.4
11) Thompson40.9
12) MacGregor51.2
13) Toronto378.6
14) Cornwall30.7
15) Thamesville10.2
16) Montreal214.9
17) Drummond20.5
18) Champlain30.7
19) Halifax358.2
20) Sydney30.7
21) Mulgrave40.9
22) Charlotte327.5
23) Summerside40.9
24) Cardigan10.2
25) St. John307.0
26) Fredton20.5
27) McAdam30.7
28) St. John's266.1
29) Corner Brook40.9
30) Cupids20.5
31) Salmo20.5
32) Morinvale30.7
33) Nipawn10.2
34) Meaford122.8
35) Barrie30.7
36) Ottawa71.6
37) Farnham194.4
38) Joliette20.5
39) Quebec City10.2
40) Liverpool20.5
42) Moncton10.2
43) Botwood10.2
TOTAL429100.0
5) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Energy (ENERGY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19746.9
2) Fairly serious17341.2
3) Not very serious5011.9
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
6) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The economy (ECONOMY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious28367.1
2) Fairly serious12128.7
3) Not very serious163.8
9) Varied20.5
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
7) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unemployment (UNEMPLO2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19947.4
2) Fairly serious18343.6
3) Not very serious368.6
9) Varied20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
8) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Government (GOVT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15638.3
2) Fairly serious14535.6
3) Not very serious10626.0
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
9) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Canadian unity (UNITY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious12429.7
2) Fairly serious18845.1
3) Not very serious10525.2
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
10) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - American influence (AMINFLU2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious6315.2
2) Fairly serious13532.6
3) Not very serious21652.2
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
11) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - French-English relations (FRENENG2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7217.0
2) Fairly serious20347.9
3) Not very serious14935.1
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
12) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Native Indian-White relations (INDWH2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious5513.2
2) Fairly serious18444.1
3) Not very serious17842.7
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
13) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Federal-Provincial relations (FEDPROV2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17141.0
2) Fairly serious17642.2
3) Not very serious6816.3
9) Varied20.5
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
14) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Inequality of women (WOMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious4310.4
2) Fairly serious12028.9
3) Not very serious25260.7
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
15) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Pollution (POLLUT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17741.9
2) Fairly serious17842.2
3) Not very serious6615.6
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
16) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Family breakdown (FAMILY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious16438.9
2) Fairly serious19045.0
3) Not very serious6816.1
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
17) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Crime (CRIME2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious22052.1
2) Fairly serious16940.0
3) Not very serious296.9
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied30.7
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
18) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Poverty (POVERTY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious8620.6
2) Fairly serious20749.5
3) Not very serious12529.9
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
19) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Drugs (DRUGS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious20247.3
2) Fairly serious17741.5
3) Not very serious4811.2
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
20) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious18042.3
2) Fairly serious18242.7
3) Not very serious6214.6
9) Varied20.5
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
21) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Violence (VIOLENC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19245.5
2) Fairly serious17240.8
3) Not very serious5813.7
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
22) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15737.4
2) Fairly serious20649.0
3) Not very serious5513.1
9) Varied20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
23) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Sexual assault (SEXUAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11427.1
2) Fairly serious19947.4
3) Not very serious10625.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
24) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Mental disorders (MENTDIS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious6716.1
2) Fairly serious19446.5
3) Not very serious15637.4
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
25) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Wife-beating (WIFEBEA2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious5613.4
2) Fairly serious18945.1
3) Not very serious17341.3
9) Varied10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
26) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Suicide (SUICIDE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious5914.0
2) Fairly serious16338.8
3) Not very serious19847.1
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
27) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Child abuse (CHILDAB2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13832.9
2) Fairly serious21250.6
3) Not very serious6916.5
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
28) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other, first mention (PROBS801)
TOTAL%
1) Education24.4
2) Elderly12.2
3) Environment24.4
5) Immigrants12.2
6) Legal613.3
7) Morality920.0
8) Politics12.2
9) Regionalism12.2
10) Unions12.2
12) Welfare assistance12.2
13) Women12.2
14) Racism12.2
15) Religious decline24.4
20) Other1635.6
Missing384 
TOTAL45100.0
29) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other, second mention (PROBS802)
TOTAL%
1) Education313.0
2) Elderly28.7
3) Environment14.3
6) Legal14.3
7) Morality313.0
8) Politics28.7
9) Regionalism28.7
10) Unions28.7
11) Welfare abuse28.7
16) Apathy14.3
20) Miscellaneous417.4
Missing406 
TOTAL23100.0
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.19445.6
2) Canada should have one official language - French40.9
3) Canada should have one official language - English19144.9
4) Canada should have no official language.266.1
5) Other71.6
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
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 unity12029.7
2) Tends to create division16841.6
3) Little impact either way11328.0
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL404100.0
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 unity8420.5
2) Tends to create division28369.2
3) Little impact either way368.8
8) Undecided30.7
9) Varied30.7
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
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 unity15438.8
2) Tends to create division7619.1
3) Little impact either way16341.1
8) Undecided30.8
9) Varied10.3
Missing32 
TOTAL397100.0
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 unity13934.8
2) Tends to create division7117.8
3) Little impact either way18546.4
8) Undecided30.8
9) Varied10.3
Missing30 
TOTAL399100.0
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 unity19548.1
2) Tends to create division15037.0
3) Little impact either way5714.1
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
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 unity276.6
2) Tends to create division36889.3
3) Little impact either way143.4
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
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 unity15638.6
2) Tends to create division215.2
3) Little impact either way22355.2
8) Undecided41.0
Missing25 
TOTAL404100.0
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 unity13734.0
2) Tends to create division194.7
3) Little impact either way24360.3
8) Undecided41.0
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
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 unity15739.0
2) Tends to create division307.4
3) Little impact either way21252.6
8) Undecided41.0
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
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 unity10927.0
2) Tends to create division10526.1
3) Little impact either way18345.4
8) Undecided41.0
9) Varied20.5
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
41) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT2)
TOTAL%
0) None317.3
1) 140.9
2) 2-3225.2
4) 4 or more36786.6
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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) None225.2
1) 1122.8
2) 2-34510.6
4) 4 or more34681.4
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
43) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW2)
TOTAL%
0) None20749.5
1) 15012.0
2) 2-39021.5
4) 4 or more7117.0
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
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) None13532.0
1) 14911.6
2) 2-37718.2
4) 4 or more16138.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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) None266.1
1) 140.9
2) 2-3122.8
4) 4 or more38390.1
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
46) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Orientals (ACQORIE2)
TOTAL%
0) None21150.5
1) 1419.8
2) 2-38520.3
4) 4 or more8119.4
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
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) None29369.6
1) 14210.0
2) 2-34711.2
4) 4 or more399.3
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
48) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBLAC2)
TOTAL%
0) None26362.8
1) 15713.6
2) 2-35412.9
4) 4 or more4510.7
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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) None29068.9
1) 14711.2
2) 2-34811.4
4) 4 or more368.6
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
50) Is there any area within a mile of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14534.0
2) No28266.0
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
51) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes245.6
2) No40194.4
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
52) During 1979, did anyone break into or somehow illegally get into your apartment or home? (BURGLAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes317.3
2) No39492.7
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
53) During 1979, did anyone take something from you by using force - such as a stickup, mugging or threat? (ROBBERY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51.2
2) No41998.8
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
54) In general, do you think the courts deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly40.9
2) Not harshly enough35784.2
3) About right5212.3
8) Undecided51.2
9) Varied61.4
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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.17441.0
2) People are basically good but have to look out for themselves.14734.7
3) People are basically bad.20.5
4) People are not basically anything; they simply are all different.10023.6
9) Varied10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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 ease20348.4
2) A bit uneasy19346.1
3) Very uneasy235.5
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 ease15737.5
2) A bit uneasy21551.3
3) Very uneasy4711.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 ease12229.1
2) A bit uneasy16138.4
3) Very uneasy13532.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 ease9723.0
2) A bit uneasy20047.5
3) Very uneasy12429.5
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
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 ease12930.9
2) A bit uneasy21551.6
3) Very uneasy7317.5
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
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 ease16138.7
2) A bit uneasy15637.5
3) Very uneasy9923.8
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
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 ease6515.6
2) A bit uneasy17942.8
3) Very uneasy17441.6
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
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 ease37789.8
2) A bit uneasy419.8
3) Very uneasy20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 ease39193.3
2) A bit uneasy266.2
3) Very uneasy20.5
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 ease38090.0
2) A bit uneasy399.2
3) Very uneasy30.7
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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 ease33980.7
2) A bit uneasy6816.2
3) Very uneasy133.1
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 ease40295.5
2) A bit uneasy163.8
3) Very uneasy30.7
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
68) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Canadian Indians? (WCI2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31975.8
2) No9723.0
8) Undecided30.7
9) Varied20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
69) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and blacks? (WB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24257.6
2) No17241.0
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied41.0
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
70) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Orientals? (WO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29069.9
2) No12129.2
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied20.5
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
71) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and East Indians or Pakistanis? (WEI2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25461.2
2) No15637.6
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied30.7
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
72) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Roman Catholics? (PC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37287.7
2) No4811.3
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied30.7
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
73) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Jews? (PJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35784.6
2) No6114.5
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied20.5
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
74) Do you approve of marriages between - Jews and Roman Catholics? (JRC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34982.9
2) No6816.2
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
75) Do you feel that any racial or cultural groups in your community are discriminated against, and has it been getting worse, getting better, neither better or worse, is it not a problem now, but has been in the past or has it never been a serious problem? (DISCRIM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it's getting worse.409.5
2) Yes, but it's getting better.7317.3
3) Yes, but it's no better or worse.9622.7
4) No, although it was a problem in the past.389.0
5) No, and such a problem has never been very serious.17441.1
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
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 wrong9522.2
2) Almost always wrong6014.1
3) Sometimes wrong13331.1
4) Not wrong at all13932.6
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
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 wrong24456.9
2) Almost always wrong11627.0
3) Sometimes wrong5913.8
4) Not wrong at all92.1
9) Varied10.2
TOTAL429100.0
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 wrong28867.9
2) Almost always wrong399.2
3) Sometimes wrong4610.8
4) Not wrong at all5011.8
8) Undecided10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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.348.0
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18.23054.2
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.15737.0
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied20.5
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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) Yes36085.9
2) No5914.1
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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) Yes17040.9
2) No24659.1
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
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) Yes39092.0
2) No327.5
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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) Yes20448.9
2) No21150.6
8) Undecided20.5
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
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) Yes35284.0
2) No6615.8
8) Undecided10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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) Yes17842.5
2) No24157.5
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
86) Do you think birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it? (TEENINF2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39993.4
2) No276.3
9) Varied10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
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 agree327.6
2) Agree11427.0
3) Disagree17741.9
4) Strongly disagree9823.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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 agree4510.7
2) Agree11226.5
3) Disagree15135.8
4) Strongly disagree11326.8
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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 agree7918.7
2) Agree4510.6
3) Disagree16037.8
4) Strongly disagree13732.4
8) Undecided20.5
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
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 agree174.0
2) Agree8319.7
3) Disagree23956.8
4) Strongly disagree8019.0
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
91) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree184.3
2) Agree7417.7
3) Disagree15336.5
4) Strongly disagree17341.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 agree163.8
2) Agree8820.9
3) Disagree14133.5
4) Strongly disagree17641.8
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
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 agree256.0
2) Agree9923.8
3) Disagree19747.4
4) Strongly disagree8921.4
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied51.2
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
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 agree5212.5
2) Agree23356.1
3) Disagree8019.3
4) Strongly disagree4911.8
8) Undecided10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
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 agree4510.7
2) Agree13832.8
3) Disagree20949.6
4) Strongly disagree286.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
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 agree18744.5
2) Agree17641.9
3) Disagree245.7
4) Strongly disagree317.4
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 agree409.5
2) Agree14133.6
3) Disagree11527.4
4) Strongly disagree12128.8
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 agree256.0
2) Agree11126.4
3) Disagree22653.8
4) Strongly disagree5613.3
9) Varied20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 agree163.8
2) Agree6716.1
3) Disagree25060.0
4) Strongly disagree8019.2
9) Varied41.0
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
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 agree409.5
2) Agree12830.3
3) Disagree21550.9
4) Strongly disagree389.0
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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 agree5011.8
2) Agree6715.9
3) Disagree23355.2
4) Strongly disagree7217.1
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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 agree317.4
2) Agree22353.0
3) Disagree13732.5
4) Strongly disagree266.2
8) Undecided30.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
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 agree296.9
2) Agree17441.5
3) Disagree20348.4
4) Strongly disagree133.1
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 agree184.5
2) Agree13333.3
3) Disagree21553.9
4) Strongly disagree225.5
8) Undecided61.5
9) Varied51.3
Missing30 
TOTAL399100.0
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 agree6716.0
2) Agree14434.3
3) Disagree18042.9
4) Strongly disagree286.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 agree4410.4
2) Agree8119.2
3) Disagree24357.6
4) Strongly disagree5312.6
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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.133.1
2) It's all right for some countries.7417.8
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.15537.3
4) It's the worst kind of all.17141.2
9) Varied20.5
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
108) With respect to your political views, how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEW2)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal174.2
2) Liberal7718.9
3) Moderate, middle of the road20349.9
4) Conservative9723.8
5) Extremely conservative82.0
9) Varied51.2
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
109) Did you vote in the 1980 federal election? (VOTE802)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40094.6
2) No235.4
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
110) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - A university education? (RTCOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34381.9
2) No6716.0
3) Qualified yes51.2
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied20.5
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
111) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Adequate housing? (RTHOUSE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37489.0
2) No378.8
3) Qualified yes41.0
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied30.7
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
112) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Medical care? (RTMEDIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40295.7
2) No102.4
3) Qualified yes41.0
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied30.7
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
113) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Dental care? (RTDENT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38692.3
2) No245.7
3) Qualified yes41.0
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied30.7
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
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) Yes34984.5
2) No5312.8
3) Qualified yes61.5
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied30.7
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
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) Agree12529.8
2) Disagree29369.8
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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) Agree6615.6
2) Disagree35383.6
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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) Agree37889.2
2) Disagree4510.6
8) Undecided10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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 often10424.8
2) Sometimes29770.9
3) Never184.3
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 often34782.0
2) Sometimes7116.8
3) Never51.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
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 often143.3
2) Sometimes27465.6
3) Never13031.1
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
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 often22453.3
2) Sometimes17341.2
3) Never235.5
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 often327.7
2) Sometimes9723.3
3) Never28769.0
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
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 often22152.1
2) Sometimes18944.6
3) Never143.3
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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 often348.1
2) Sometimes34181.0
3) Never4510.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
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 often8620.4
2) Sometimes31173.7
3) Never255.9
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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 often9723.0
2) Sometimes389.0
3) Never28667.9
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
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 often5513.1
2) Sometimes23656.2
3) Never12930.7
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 often36786.8
2) Sometimes5112.1
3) Never40.9
8) Undecided10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
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 often225.3
2) Sometimes22855.1
3) Never16439.6
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
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 often13030.7
2) Sometimes28266.7
3) Never112.6
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
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 often5212.4
2) Sometimes27565.3
3) Never9422.3
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
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 often6014.3
2) Sometimes18042.9
3) Never18042.9
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 often337.9
2) Sometimes28167.1
3) Never10525.1
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 often163.8
2) Sometimes19245.7
3) Never21250.5
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 often16840.2
2) Sometimes20950.0
3) Never419.8
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
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 often22954.3
2) Sometimes18744.3
3) Never61.4
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
137) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A labor union. (MEMUNIO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10881.2
2) No2518.8
Missing296 
TOTAL133100.0
138) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A political group. (MEMPOLI2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5263.4
2) No3036.6
Missing347 
TOTAL82100.0
139) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A service club. (MEMSERV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10383.1
2) No2116.9
Missing305 
TOTAL124100.0
140) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A sports group. (MEMSPOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11884.3
2) No2215.7
Missing289 
TOTAL140100.0
141) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A hobby-related group. (MEMHOBB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8476.4
2) No2623.6
Missing319 
TOTAL110100.0
142) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A nationality group. (MEMNAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2748.2
2) No2951.8
Missing373 
TOTAL56100.0
143) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A church or synagogue. (MEMCHUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24795.0
2) No135.0
Missing169 
TOTAL260100.0
144) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority. (MEMGREE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5566.3
2) No2833.7
Missing346 
TOTAL83100.0
145) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A farm organization. (MEMFARM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1431.8
2) No3068.2
Missing385 
TOTAL44100.0
146) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - Any other group. (MEMOTHE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8281.2
2) No1918.8
Missing328 
TOTAL101100.0
147) Thinking specifically now of religious services, how often do you attend them? (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
1) Never6114.5
2) Less than once a year4610.9
3) About once a year409.5
4) Several times a year8219.4
5) About once a month163.8
6) 2-3 times a month174.0
7) Nearly every week5513.0
8) Every week8119.2
9) Several times a week245.7
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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 do21763.8
2) More often than I do6920.3
3) Less often than I do5415.9
Missing89 
TOTAL340100.0
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) Regularly7839.4
2) Often126.1
3) Sometimes4824.2
4) Never6030.3
Missing231 
TOTAL198100.0
150) How much time would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV2)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours9121.5
2) 6-10 hours11026.0
3) 11-15 hours10123.9
4) 16-30 hours9021.3
5) More than 30 hours184.3
6) Rarely or never112.6
9) Varied20.5
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
151) Do you ever make a point of listening to or watching religious services on radio or television? (RELIGTV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly255.9
2) Yes, sometimes10625.1
3) Very seldom10825.6
4) No or practically never18343.4
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
152) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your friendships (SATFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal23154.5
2) Quite a bit14634.4
3) Some4410.4
4) A little30.7
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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 deal26676.7
2) Quite a bit5716.4
3) Some133.7
4) A little51.4
5) None51.4
9) Varied10.3
Missing82 
TOTAL347100.0
154) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your leisure activities (SATHOBB2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal19546.7
2) Quite a bit16439.2
3) Some4811.5
4) A little102.4
5) None10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
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 deal11026.3
2) Quite a bit16038.3
3) Some9623.0
4) A little4310.3
5) None92.2
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
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 deal26377.1
2) Quite a bit6117.9
3) Some113.2
4) A little41.2
5) None10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing88 
TOTAL341100.0
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 deal11934.9
2) Quite a bit14442.2
3) Some5817.0
4) A little113.2
5) None92.6
Missing88 
TOTAL341100.0
158) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your household duties (SATHOUS2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8120.1
2) Quite a bit12430.8
3) Some12531.1
4) A little5413.4
5) None184.5
Missing27 
TOTAL402100.0
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 deal25061.1
2) Quite a bit12129.6
3) Some327.8
4) A little51.2
5) None10.2
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
160) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your annual vacation (SATVACA2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal19848.1
2) Quite a bit12630.6
3) Some6916.7
4) A little153.6
5) None41.0
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
161) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Loneliness (LONELY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably266.2
2) Somewhat lately6515.6
3) In the past, but not now12128.9
4) Never20649.3
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
162) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Money (MONEY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably5713.5
2) Somewhat lately11126.4
3) In the past, but not now17441.3
4) Never7918.8
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
163) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Boredom (BOREDOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably245.7
2) Somewhat lately6816.3
3) In the past, but not now8219.6
4) Never24458.4
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
164) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Sexual life (SEXLIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably399.7
2) Somewhat lately7819.3
3) In the past, but not now8521.0
4) Never20250.0
Missing25 
TOTAL404100.0
165) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Wondering about the meaning and purpose of life (MPLIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably6214.9
2) Somewhat lately8721.0
3) In the past, but not now7317.6
4) Never19346.5
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
166) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Marriage (if applicable) (MARRIAG2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably174.8
2) Somewhat lately3911.1
3) In the past, but not now8022.8
4) Never21561.3
Missing78 
TOTAL351100.0
167) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Anxiety (ANXIETY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably4110.2
2) Somewhat lately10626.3
3) In the past, but not now12130.0
4) Never13533.5
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
168) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Feeling I should be getting more out of life (MORELIF2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably4611.4
2) Somewhat lately11127.5
3) In the past, but not now8420.8
4) Never16240.2
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
169) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Job (if applicable)? (JOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably3610.4
2) Somewhat lately8624.9
3) In the past, but not now10530.4
4) Never11834.2
Missing84 
TOTAL345100.0
170) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Depression (DEPRESS2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably184.4
2) Somewhat lately6716.4
3) In the past, but not now10826.4
4) Never21652.8
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
171) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Children (if applicable) (CHILDRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably278.0
2) Somewhat lately7923.4
3) In the past, but not now6719.8
4) Never16548.8
Missing91 
TOTAL338100.0
172) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Inferiority feelings (INFERIO2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably379.1
2) Somewhat lately5313.0
3) In the past, but not now12229.9
4) Never19648.0
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
173) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Lack of recognition for what I do (LACKREC2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably5112.3
2) Somewhat lately7117.1
3) In the past, but not now10124.3
4) Never19246.3
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
174) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Never seem to have enough time (NOTIME2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably14434.8
2) Somewhat lately12329.7
3) In the past, but not now4711.4
4) Never10024.2
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
175) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How did the world come into being? (QORIGIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Often4611.0
2) Sometimes20749.4
3) No longer10124.1
4) Never have6515.5
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
176) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What is the purpose of life? (QPURPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Often5813.9
2) Sometimes22453.6
3) No longer6615.8
4) Never have6916.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
177) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How can I find real happiness? (QHAPPY2)
TOTAL%
1) Often6014.4
2) Sometimes15136.2
3) No longer9823.5
4) Never have10825.9
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
178) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Why is there suffering in the world? (QSUFFER2)
TOTAL%
1) Often13532.0
2) Sometimes20849.3
3) No longer419.7
4) Never have389.0
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
179) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What happens after death? (QDEATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Often8019.0
2) Sometimes21651.2
3) No longer6314.9
4) Never have6314.9
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
180) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Is there a God or Supreme Being? (QGOD2)
TOTAL%
1) Often8520.2
2) Sometimes15536.8
3) No longer8620.4
4) Never have9422.3
9) Varied10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
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, presently30.7
2) Yes, in the past51.2
3) No41898.1
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
182) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED A STRONG INTEREST IN ANY OF ‘THE NEW RELIGIONS': What religion is that? (NRTYPE2)
TOTAL%
3) Eckankar111.1
4) Hare Krishna111.1
7) TM555.6
99) Other222.2
Missing420 
TOTAL9100.0
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) Yes440.0
2) No660.0
Missing419 
TOTAL10100.0
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) Meditation250.0
4) Study250.0
Missing425 
TOTAL4100.0
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) Social1100.0
Missing428 
TOTAL1100.0
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 believer112.6
2) Perhaps possible13030.7
3) Very doubtful16839.7
4) Firm disbeliever11427.0
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
187) How often do you read your horoscope? (HORSCOP2)
TOTAL%
1) Daily399.2
2) Occasionally24557.5
3) Never13932.6
4) I'm not sure what a horoscope is.30.7
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
188) How often do you read the Bible privately? (BIBLE2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely22552.8
2) Only on special occasions409.4
3) Sometimes, but not regularly11727.5
4) Regularly once a week102.3
5) Regularly many times a week174.0
6) Regularly once a day or more174.0
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
189) How often do you pray privately? (PRAYER2)
TOTAL%
1) I never pray, or only in religious services.10123.9
2) Only on special occasions286.6
3) Sometimes, but not regularly12128.6
4) Regularly, once a week102.4
5) Regularly, many times a week4510.6
6) Regularly, once a day or more11827.9
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
190) How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (GRACE2)
TOTAL%
1) At all meals5713.4
2) At least once a day337.8
3) At least once a week245.6
4) Only on special occasions14433.9
5) Never or hardly ever16438.6
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied20.5
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
191) Do you believe some people have special psychic powers, enabling them to predict future events? (PSYCHIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.5512.9
2) Yes, I think so.16137.9
3) No, I don't think so.14734.6
4) No, I definitely do not.5913.9
8) Undecided30.7
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
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.6415.1
2) Yes, I think I have.13531.9
3) No22453.0
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
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.6214.7
2) Yes, I think I have.16037.9
3) No20047.4
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
194) Which of these statements come closest to your view of extrasensory perception(ESP)? (ESP2)
TOTAL%
1) I am sure it exists.7818.4
2) I think it probably exists.21751.2
3) I think it probably doesn't exist.7217.0
4) I am sure it doesn't exist.245.7
5) I'm not sure what ESP is.276.4
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied40.9
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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.6014.1
2) I am unsure whether or not there is life after death.7216.9
3) I believe that there must be something beyond death, but I have no idea what it may be like.17641.3
4) There is life after death, but no punishment.153.5
5) There is life after death, with rewards for some people and punishment for others.8319.5
6) The notion of reincarnation expresses my view of what happens to people when they die.133.1
7) Other61.4
9) Varied10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
196) What would you say is your primary response to the idea of death? (RESDEAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Fear4911.5
2) Sorrow10725.1
3) Mystery9321.8
4) Hope8720.4
5) No particular feeling8219.2
9) Varied92.1
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
197) How sure are you that you have found the answer to the meaning of life? (CERTMEA2)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain5813.6
2) Quite certain8419.7
3) Rather uncertain10925.6
4) I don't think there is an answer to such a question.17541.1
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
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.21049.5
2) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God.9321.9
3) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at other times.174.0
4) I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a higher power of some kind.5412.7
5) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe the there is any way to find out.358.3
6) I don't believe in God.81.9
7) Other40.9
9) Varied30.7
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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.19546.3
2) While I have some doubts, I basically feel that Jesus is Divine.10224.2
3) I feel that Jesus was a great man and very holy, but I don't feel Him to be the son of God.409.5
4) I think Jesus was only a man, although an extraordinary one.4711.2
5) Frankly, I am not entirely sure there really was such a person as Jesus.317.4
6) Other41.0
8) Undecided20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
200) Do you happen to know which of Christ's disciples denied him three times? (KNOWDEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Paul20.5
2) James10.2
3) Judas7618.5
4) John30.7
6) Peter25562.2
7) No, I don't know.7317.8
Missing19 
TOTAL410100.0
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 accurately329.7
2) Somewhat accurately15045.6
3) Not very accurately8425.5
4) Not accurately at all6319.1
Missing100 
TOTAL329100.0
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 accurately329.8
2) Somewhat accurately13040.0
3) Not very accurately10331.7
4) Not accurately at all5918.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing104 
TOTAL325100.0
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.6220.0
2) Yes, I think I have.6521.0
3) No18359.0
Missing119 
TOTAL310100.0
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.237.5
2) Yes, I think I have.5718.7
3) No22573.8
Missing124 
TOTAL305100.0
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.7724.1
2) Yes, I think I have.7623.8
3) No16551.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing110 
TOTAL319100.0
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 important14137.8
2) Somewhat important16343.7
3) Not very important6918.5
Missing56 
TOTAL373100.0
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 important16945.6
2) Somewhat important13937.5
3) Not very important6317.0
Missing58 
TOTAL371100.0
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 important21457.1
2) Somewhat important10227.2
3) Not very important5815.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing54 
TOTAL375100.0
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 important20553.9
2) Somewhat important10928.7
3) Not very important6517.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing49 
TOTAL380100.0
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 important15240.3
2) Somewhat important12834.0
3) Not very important9725.7
Missing52 
TOTAL377100.0
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 important24364.1
2) Somewhat important10728.2
3) Not very important297.7
Missing50 
TOTAL379100.0
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 important4813.0
2) Somewhat important7921.4
3) Not very important24165.1
9) Varied20.5
Missing59 
TOTAL370100.0
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 important27170.6
2) Somewhat important8522.1
3) Not very important266.8
9) Varied20.5
Missing45 
TOTAL384100.0
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 important9424.8
2) Somewhat important15741.4
3) Not very important12733.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing50 
TOTAL379100.0
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 important7721.3
2) Somewhat important13036.0
3) Not very important15442.7
Missing68 
TOTAL361100.0
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 important111.1
2) Somewhat important111.1
3) Not very important111.1
88) Other666.7
Missing420 
TOTAL9100.0
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%
88) Other1100.0
Missing428 
TOTAL1100.0
218) Which of the following comes closest to describing the nature of your religion? (NATRELI2)
TOTAL%
1) I am not a religious person.8319.9
2) I regard myself as a deeply committed Christian.17241.2
3) I am deeply committed to a religion other than Christianity.51.2
4) I find myself interested in a variety of religions, but not committed to any particular one.143.4
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.10124.2
6) Other - committed Christian327.7
9) Other102.4
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
219) What is the nature of the community in which you are presently living? (RESNOW2)
TOTAL%
1) A farm174.0
2) Rural non-farm255.9
3) A town or small city (under 30,000)9823.1
4) A medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)7417.5
5) A large city (100,000-400,000)9923.3
6) A metropolis (over 400,000)11126.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
220) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN2)
TOTAL%
1) I am a Canadian citizen.41197.2
2) I am a landed immigrant.122.8
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
221) Concerning French and English, do you speak: (LANG2)
TOTAL%
1) French and English6114.5
2) English only35183.2
3) French only102.4
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
222) At present are you: (WRKSTAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time28366.9
2) With a job, but not at work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike51.2
3) Working part-time, not in school266.1
4) Working part-time, going to school10.2
5) Unemployed71.7
6) Retired6214.7
7) Keeping house378.7
8) In school, not presently employed10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
223) What kind of work do you normally do? (See summary documentation for codes.) (SELFSES2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34854.50615
224) Are you currently: (MARITAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Married33579.0
2) Widowed286.6
3) Divorced112.6
4) Separated102.4
5) Never married368.5
6) Living with someone, although not legally married to him/her40.9
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
225) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes276.6
2) No38493.4
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
226) How many children do you have? (CHILDRE2)
TOTAL%
0) None7016.4
1) 14711.0
2) 213231.0
3) 39622.5
4) 44510.6
5) 5225.2
6) 671.6
7) 751.2
8) 8 or more20.5
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
227) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (IDEAL2)
TOTAL%
0) None225.2
2) 215837.1
3) 310725.1
4) 49021.1
5) 5112.6
6) 630.7
7) 710.2
8) 8 or more20.5
9) Varied327.5
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: At present is your husband or wife: (SPWKSTA2)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time12637.3
2) With a job, but not at work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike51.5
3) Working part-time, not in school3811.2
4) Working part-time, going to school61.8
5) Unemployed51.5
6) Retired298.6
7) Keeping house12637.3
8) In school, not presently employed30.9
Missing91 
TOTAL338100.0
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) 10.6
23) 42.3
24) 31.7
25) 10.6
26) 42.3
27) 42.3
28) 52.9
29) 21.1
30) 21.1
31) 10.6
33) 21.1
37) 21.1
38) 116.3
39) 21.1
40) 42.3
41) 95.2
43) 10.6
44) 95.2
45) 42.3
46) 63.4
48) 10.6
49) 10.6
50) 21.1
51) 2514.4
52) 169.2
53) 10.6
54) 21.1
55) 10.6
57) 21.1
58) 10.6
59) 10.6
60) 10.6
61) 31.7
62) 74.0
63) 10.6
64) 10.6
66) 116.3
67) 95.2
68) 10.6
69) 10.6
72) 74.0
74) 21.1
Missing255 
TOTAL174100.0
230) If you were asked to use one of four names for your social class, which would it be? (CLASS2)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class10.2
2) Working class14934.9
3) Middle class26762.5
4) Upper class61.4
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied20.5
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
231) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: - Federally (FEDPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal14737.0
2) Conservative16842.3
3) New Democrat Party4110.3
4) Social Credit20.5
5) Parti Quebecois30.8
6) Other112.8
7) None30.8
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied205.0
Missing32 
TOTAL397100.0
232) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: - Provincially (PROPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal8321.7
2) Conservative16442.8
3) New Democrat Party6617.2
4) Social Credit225.7
5) Parti Quebecois236.0
6) Other92.3
7) None20.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied133.4
Missing46 
TOTAL383100.0
233) Would you please indicate your general religious preference. (RELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant26362.5
2) Roman Catholic12629.9
3) Jew71.7
4) None204.8
5) Other51.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
234) Would you please indicate your spouse's general religious preference (if applicable). (SPRELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant21363.2
2) Roman Catholic10430.9
3) Jew61.8
4) None103.0
5) Other41.2
Missing92 
TOTAL337100.0
235) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican7227.5
2) Baptist197.3
3) Lutheran145.3
4) Mennonite41.5
5) Pentecostal10.4
6) Presbyterian249.2
7) Salvation Army20.8
8) United Church10339.3
9) Other51.9
14) Brethren10.4
16) Alliance10.4
17) Reformed20.8
19) Church of Christ10.4
24) Greek Orthodox31.1
27) Jehovah's Witness10.4
29) Mormon41.5
34) Ukrainian Orthodox20.8
36) Quaker10.4
37) Church of God10.4
38) Christadelphian10.4
Missing167 
TOTAL262100.0
236) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE SPOUSE IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (SPDENOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican6832.4
2) Baptist167.6
3) Lutheran125.7
4) Mennonite31.4
5) Pentecostal41.9
6) Presbyterian178.1
8) United Church7435.2
9) Other41.9
16) Alliance10.5
17) Reformed21.0
19) Church of Christ10.5
24) Greek Orthodox21.0
27) Jehovah's Witness10.5
29) Mormon31.4
34) Ukrainian Orthodox21.0
Missing219 
TOTAL210100.0
237) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ROMAN CATHOLIC: Have you participated in the charismatic movement? (RCCHAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1913.7
2) No12086.3
Missing290 
TOTAL139100.0
238) In terms of formal education, what is the highest level you have completed? (EDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Grade school5713.4
2) High school14434.0
3) Technical or business school7517.7
4) Undergraduate university8219.3
5) Graduate or professional school, university6415.1
9) Varied20.5
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
239) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN AN UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY: What was your major? (UMAJOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Commerce811.6
2) Education1521.7
3) Engineering710.1
5) Humanities913.0
6) Nursing45.8
7) Physical Education22.9
8) Physical Science1623.2
9) Social Science811.6
Missing360 
TOTAL69100.0
240) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY: What was your field? (PROFIEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Arts58.2
2) Agriculture11.6
3) Commerce813.1
4) Education1118.0
5) Engineering914.8
6) Humanities11.6
7) Law11.6
8) Medicine1219.7
10) Physical Science46.6
11) Social Development23.3
12) Social Science23.3
13) Religion23.3
99) Other34.9
Missing368 
TOTAL61100.0
241) Was any of your education in church or parochial schools? (PAROCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10725.5
2) No31274.5
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 schools6661.7
2) Part in parochial schools2321.5
3) None in parochial schools1816.8
Missing322 
TOTAL107100.0
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 schools4247.7
2) Part in parochial schools2933.0
3) None in parochial schools1719.3
Missing341 
TOTAL88100.0
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 schools39.4
2) Part in parochial schools721.9
3) None in parochial schools2268.8
Missing397 
TOTAL32100.0
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 satisfied16037.4
2) More or less satisfied22953.5
3) Not satisfied at all399.1
Missing1 
TOTAL428100.0
246) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been getting better, getting worse or has stayed about the same? (FINALTE2)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better19946.5
2) Getting worse6515.2
3) Staying about the same16338.1
9) Varies10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL428100.0
247) Which of the figures below comes closest to your total family income, before taxes, in 1979? (INCOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,00071.7
2) $5,000-$9,999327.7
3) $10,000-$14,9994811.5
4) $15,000-$19,9997016.8
5) $20,000-$24,9998119.4
6) $25,000-$29,9995412.9
7) $30,000-$50,0009923.7
8) Over $50,000266.2
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
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 average92.1
2) Below average5212.4
3) Average19947.4
4) Above average14334.0
5) Far above average163.8
8) Don't know10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 high27967.6
2) About right13031.5
3) Too low30.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
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 important20347.8
2) Somewhat important17641.4
3) Not very important4410.4
9) Varied20.5
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
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 important12429.2
2) Somewhat important22051.9
3) Not very important7818.4
9) Varied20.5
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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 important4310.2
2) Somewhat important19646.7
3) Not very important17942.6
9) Varied20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 important10625.2
2) Somewhat important21851.8
3) Not very important9522.6
9) Varied20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
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 important9522.7
2) Somewhat important18644.4
3) Not very important13632.5
9) Varied20.5
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 important8620.4
2) Somewhat important16839.8
3) Not very important16739.6
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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 important5312.6
2) Somewhat important16238.7
3) Not very important20348.4
9) Varied10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 important41.0
2) Somewhat important143.4
3) Not very important39695.7
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
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 much32679.7
2) Too little41.0
3) Right amount7919.3
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
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 much7218.4
2) Too little133.3
3) Right amount30578.0
8) Don't know10.3
Missing38 
TOTAL391100.0
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 much33379.5
2) Too little112.6
3) Right amount7417.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 much338.5
2) Too little12532.1
3) Right amount23159.2
8) Don't know10.3
Missing39 
TOTAL390100.0
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 much4311.4
2) Too little215.6
3) Right amount31282.5
8) Don't know20.5
Missing51 
TOTAL378100.0
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 much307.7
2) Too little19149.1
3) Right amount16742.9
8) Don't know10.3
Missing40 
TOTAL389100.0
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 much102.7
2) Too little328.5
3) Right amount33488.6
8) Don't know10.3
Missing52 
TOTAL377100.0
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 much22857.9
2) Too little112.8
3) Right amount15539.3
Missing35 
TOTAL394100.0
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 much133.3
2) Too little20250.5
3) Right amount18546.3
Missing29 
TOTAL400100.0
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 much14536.4
2) Too little4812.1
3) Right amount20551.5
Missing31 
TOTAL398100.0
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 much399.9
2) Too little7318.6
3) Right amount28071.4
Missing37 
TOTAL392100.0
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 much35886.7
2) Too little41.0
3) Right amount4911.9
9) Varied20.5
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
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 much5514.0
2) Too little7318.6
3) Right amount26467.3
Missing37 
TOTAL392100.0
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 much7318.7
2) Too little266.6
3) Right amount29074.2
8) Don't know10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing38 
TOTAL391100.0
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 much21454.6
2) Too little82.0
3) Right amount16742.6
8) Don't know20.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing37 
TOTAL392100.0
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 much5715.0
2) Too little4311.3
3) Right amount27572.6
8) Don't know41.1
Missing50 
TOTAL379100.0
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 much24060.2
2) Too little215.3
3) Right amount13834.6
Missing30 
TOTAL399100.0
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 much6616.8
2) Too little6316.0
3) Right amount26467.2
Missing36 
TOTAL393100.0
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 much26364.9
2) Too little133.2
3) Right amount12831.6
9) Varied10.2
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
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 happy9824.3
2) Pretty happy27969.1
3) Not too happy276.7
Missing25 
TOTAL404100.0
278) In general do you find life: (LIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting18545.7
2) Routine20550.6
3) Dull71.7
9) Varied82.0
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
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 happy17152.9
2) Pretty happy13943.0
3) Not too happy123.7
9) Varied10.3
Missing106 
TOTAL323100.0
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 increase9321.7
2) A decrease10123.6
3) No change23454.7
Missing1 
TOTAL428100.0
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 increase6314.9
2) A decrease11527.3
3) No change24457.8
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
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 increase5312.4
2) A decrease6615.5
3) No change30772.1
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
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 increase6314.7
2) A decrease12028.0
3) No change24657.3
TOTAL429100.0
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 increase16138.0
2) A decrease4510.6
3) No change21851.4
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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 increase17240.1
2) A decrease5011.7
3) No change20648.0
9) Varied10.2
TOTAL429100.0
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 increase13037.8
2) A decrease216.1
3) No change19356.1
Missing85 
TOTAL344100.0
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 increase6916.2
2) A decrease419.6
3) No change31774.2
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
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 increase14734.4
2) A decrease4811.2
3) No change23254.3
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
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 influence27264.2
2) Lose some influence6916.3
3) Remain about the same8319.6
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
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 influence10124.0
2) Lose some influence21350.7
3) Remain about the same10625.2
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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 influence21351.7
2) Lose some influence6916.7
3) Remain about the same12931.3
9) Varied10.2
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
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 influence18143.8
2) Lose some influence17442.1
3) Remain about the same5814.0
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
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 influence32479.6
2) Lose some influence133.2
3) Remain about the same7017.2
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
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 influence12028.8
2) Lose some influence14935.7
3) Remain about the same14735.3
8) Don't know10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
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 influence29169.5
2) Lose some influence122.9
3) Remain about the same11527.4
9) Varied10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
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 influence11627.8
2) Lose some influence13031.1
3) Remain about the same17140.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
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 influence7718.9
2) Lose some influence10024.5
3) Remain about the same23156.6
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
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) Gain more influence16640.2
2) Lose some influence6616.0
3) Remain about the same17943.3
9) Varied20.5
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
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 influence4711.6
2) Lose some influence9122.5
3) Remain about the same26665.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
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 influence12730.7
2) Lose some influence11327.3
3) Remain about the same17442.0
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
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 influence12831.2
2) Lose some influence12831.2
3) Remain about the same15337.3
9) Varied10.2
Missing19 
TOTAL410100.0
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 influence9523.2
2) Lose some influence13432.7
3) Remain about the same18144.1
Missing19 
TOTAL410100.0
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 influence7618.6
2) Lose some influence16440.1
3) Remain about the same16841.1
8) Don't know10.2
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
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 influence12029.0
2) Lose some influence18644.9
3) Remain about the same10725.8
8) Don't know10.2
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
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 influence8019.8
2) Lose some influence10826.7
3) Remain about the same21553.2
8) Don't know10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL404100.0
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 influence25059.5
2) Lose some influence389.0
3) Remain about the same13131.2
8) Don't know10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
307) Date questionnaire returned (DATEIN2)
TOTAL%
1) October 15-31, 19809822.8
2) November 1-158419.6
3) November 16-306314.7
4) December 1-15255.8
5) December 16-31194.4
6) January 1-15, 198130.7
7) January 16-31163.7
8) February 1-15245.6
9) February 16-2892.1
10) March-July184.2
11) August 1-1510.2
12) August 16-3171.6
13) September 1-15102.3
14) September 16-30286.5
15) October 1-15112.6
16) October 16-3130.7
17) November 1-1530.7
18) November 16-3030.7
19) After November 30, 198140.9
TOTAL429100.0
308) Respondent's occupation (See summary documentation for occupation codes.) (OCCUP2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4293456.9393040
309) Spouse's occupation (See summary documentation for occupation codes.) (SPOCCUP2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4291868.8552612
310) What is your sex? (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male29468.5
2) Female13531.5
TOTAL429100.0
311) In what year were you born? (YRBORN2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41831.60813
312) First year of respondent's participation (FIRSTYR2)
TOTAL%
1) 197535983.7
2) 19807016.3
TOTAL429100.0
313) Age of respondent (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41849.63213
314) Age group (AGEGP2)
TOTAL%
1) 18-346515.6
2) 35-5419346.2
3) 55 and over16038.3
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
315) First year of respondent's participation: (FIRSTYR4)
TOTAL%
1) 197535983.7
2) 19807016.3
TOTAL429100.0
316) Province: (PROVINC4)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland327.5
1) British Columbia4610.7
2) Alberta5011.7
3) Saskatchewan409.3
4) Manitoba337.7
5) Ontario6414.9
6) Quebec4811.2
7) Nova Scotia347.9
8) Prince Edward Island4510.5
9) New Brunswick378.6
TOTAL429100.0
317) Size of respondent's home city/town: (CATEGOR4)
TOTAL%
1) 100,000 and above27564.1
2) 99,999-10,0007617.7
3) Less than 10,0007818.2
TOTAL429100.0
318) Area of respondent (category labels unavailable) (AREA4)
TOTAL%
1) 26060.6
2) 4610.7
3) 61.4
4) 122.8
5) 61.4
6) 51.2
7) 174.0
8) 133.0
9) 20.5
10) 51.2
12) 81.9
13) 20.5
14) 30.7
16) 30.7
18) 184.2
26) 112.6
34) 10.2
99) 112.6
TOTAL429100.0
319) Respondent's area (see summary documentation for codes) (AREANAM4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL429532.431279
320) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Poverty (POVERTY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13230.8
2) Fairly serious22452.3
3) Not very serious6916.1
4) Not serious at all30.7
Missing1 
TOTAL428100.0
321) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unemployment (UNEMPLO4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious16939.6
2) Fairly serious22452.5
3) Not very serious337.7
4) Not serious at all10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
322) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Crime (CRIME4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17942.5
2) Fairly serious19646.6
3) Not very serious4510.7
4) Not serious at all10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
323) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Lack of Canadian unity (UNITY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17441.8
2) Fairly serious14935.8
3) Not very serious7919.0
4) Not serious at all133.1
8) Undecided10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
324) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Child abuse (CHABUSE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17641.5
2) Fairly serious19546.0
3) Not very serious5112.0
4) Not serious at all20.5
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
325) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - French-English relations (FRENENG4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11827.9
2) Fairly serious16438.8
3) Not very serious11727.7
4) Not serious at all245.7
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
326) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The G.S.T. (GST4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious20949.3
2) Fairly serious10725.2
3) Not very serious8820.8
4) Not serious at all194.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
327) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unequal treatment of women (WOMEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious4911.6
2) Fairly serious17040.1
3) Not very serious17942.2
4) Not serious at all255.9
8) Undecided10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
328) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Racial discrimination (RACIAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious4310.3
2) Fairly serious16940.3
3) Not very serious18043.0
4) Not serious at all276.4
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
329) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9723.0
2) Fairly serious20749.1
3) Not very serious10925.8
4) Not serious at all81.9
8) Undecided10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
330) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Violence (VIOLENC4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious14333.6
2) Fairly serious20448.0
3) Not very serious7317.2
4) Not serious at all51.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
331) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Lack of leadership (LKLEAD4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious24557.6
2) Fairly serious11827.8
3) Not very serious5813.6
4) Not serious at all40.9
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
332) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The economy (ECONOMY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious23755.9
2) Fairly serious16138.0
3) Not very serious255.9
4) Not serious at all10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
333) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Drugs (DRUGS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious21349.7
2) Fairly serious18242.4
3) Not very serious317.2
4) Not serious at all30.7
TOTAL429100.0
334) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The environment (ENVIRT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious18843.9
2) Fairly serious19144.6
3) Not very serious4410.3
4) Not serious at all51.2
Missing1 
TOTAL428100.0
335) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Family breakdown (FAMBRK4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious10825.4
2) Fairly serious21550.5
3) Not very serious9622.5
4) Not serious at all40.9
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
336) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Energy (ENERGY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7217.3
2) Fairly serious18845.2
3) Not very serious13732.9
4) Not serious at all194.6
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
337) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - AIDS (AIDS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious18042.3
2) Fairly serious16338.3
3) Not very serious7317.1
4) Not serious at all92.1
9) Varied10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
338) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Illiteracy (ILLIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious6916.3
2) Fairly serious20448.2
3) Not very serious13030.7
4) Not serious at all194.5
8) Undecided10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
339) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Sexual assault (SEXUAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious12930.4
2) Fairly serious20648.5
3) Not very serious8520.0
4) Not serious at all40.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
340) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - American influence (AMINFLU4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious8319.5
2) Fairly serious13030.6
3) Not very serious15636.7
4) Not serious at all5613.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
341) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9221.7
2) Fairly serious24858.5
3) Not very serious8018.9
4) Not serious at all40.9
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
342) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Government incompetence (GOVTINC4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious23455.3
2) Fairly serious12629.8
3) Not very serious5412.8
4) Not serious at all92.1
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
343) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Native-White relations (NATWH4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9021.1
2) Fairly serious21650.6
3) Not very serious10725.1
4) Not serious at all143.3
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
344) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Constitutional agreement (CONSTIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11828.5
2) Fairly serious15337.0
3) Not very serious10525.4
4) Not serious at all378.9
8) Undecided10.2
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
345) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other (PORBS901)
TOTAL%
30) Abortion38.8
31) Deficit12.9
35) Immigration12.9
36) Legal system25.9
37) Morality514.7
38) Politics720.6
39) Regional25.9
40) Unions12.9
43) Free trade12.9
99) Other1132.4
Missing395 
TOTAL34100.0
346) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other (PROBS902)
TOTAL%
33) Family life18.3
35) Immigration216.7
37) Morality18.3
38) Politics325.0
99) Other541.7
Missing417 
TOTAL12100.0
347) What, in your opinion, is the nation's No. 1 problem? (NO1PROB4)
TOTAL%
1) Poverty71.9
2) Unemployment359.7
3) Crime30.8
4) Lack of unity205.6
6) French-English relations113.1
7) G.S.T.61.7
9) Racial discrimination20.6
11) Violence20.6
12) Lack of leadership5615.6
13) Economy4913.6
14) Drugs92.5
15) Environment102.8
16) Family breakdown41.1
18) AIDS10.3
19) Illiteracy20.6
21) American influence20.6
22) Juvenile delinquency10.3
23) Government incompetence6518.1
25) Constitutional agreement20.6
31) Deficit267.2
32) Education10.3
34) Elderly10.3
35) Immigration30.8
37) Morality51.4
38) Government in general113.1
41) Welfare system20.6
99) Other236.4
Missing70 
TOTAL359100.0
348) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Television? (CONTV4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal153.5
2) Quite a bit13231.1
3) Some22051.8
4) Little or none5813.6
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
349) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Radio? (CONRAD4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal215.0
2) Quite a bit17641.7
3) Some19245.5
4) Little or none337.8
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
350) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Newspapers? (CONNEW4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal255.9
2) Quite a bit14333.9
3) Some20849.3
4) Little or none4610.9
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
351) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Major business? (CONBUS4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal225.3
2) Quite a bit16539.5
3) Some16740.0
4) Little or none6315.1
8) Undecided10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
352) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Schools? (CONSCHO4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal4310.2
2) Quite a bit18744.4
3) Some15336.3
4) Little or none389.0
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
353) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Labor unions? (CONUNIO4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal174.0
2) Quite a bit7918.8
3) Some19245.6
4) Little or none13331.6
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
354) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Religious organizations? (CONCHUR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal368.6
2) Quite a bit12930.9
3) Some18744.8
4) Little or none6415.3
9) Varied10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
355) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Financial institutions? (CONFIN4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal256.0
2) Quite a bit15136.5
3) Some18043.5
4) Little or none5713.8
8) Undecided10.2
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
356) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The police? (CONPOL4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal10223.9
2) Quite a bit21350.0
3) Some9622.5
4) Little or none133.1
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
357) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The court system? (CONCOUR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal378.7
2) Quite a bit13932.9
3) Some16138.1
4) Little or none8419.9
9) Varied20.5
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
358) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Your local government? (CONLOC4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal215.5
2) Quite a bit10727.9
3) Some18648.6
4) Little or none6817.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing46 
TOTAL383100.0
359) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Your provincial government? (CONPROV4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal204.7
2) Quite a bit10825.3
3) Some18743.8
4) Little or none11226.2
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
360) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The federal government? (CONFED4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal122.8
2) Quite a bit4410.3
3) Some12429.1
4) Little or none24657.7
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
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? - Big corporations (POWCOPR4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much31976.0
2) Too little51.2
3) Right amount9622.9
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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? - Labor unions (POWUNIO4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much25761.2
2) Too little317.4
3) Right amount13131.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
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? - Protestants (POWPROT4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much235.9
2) Too little6516.8
3) Right amount29877.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing42 
TOTAL387100.0
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? - Americans (POWAMER4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much22856.2
2) Too little123.0
3) Right amount16640.9
Missing23 
TOTAL406100.0
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? - French Canadians (POWFREN4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much23056.4
2) Too little379.1
3) Right amount14034.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
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? - Blacks (POWBLAC4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much317.7
2) Too little13733.9
3) Right amount23658.4
Missing25 
TOTAL404100.0
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? - Whites (POWWHIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much5914.7
2) Too little5213.0
3) Right amount29072.3
Missing28 
TOTAL401100.0
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? - Jews (POWJEW4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much6516.3
2) Too little4310.8
3) Right amount28972.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing31 
TOTAL398100.0
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? - Orientals (POWORIE4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much4712.1
2) Too little6917.7
3) Right amount27470.3
Missing39 
TOTAL390100.0
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? - East Indians and Pakistanis (POWEIP4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much8621.9
2) Too little7519.1
3) Right amount23158.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing36 
TOTAL393100.0
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? - Natives (POWNAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much6516.1
2) Too little20751.4
3) Right amount13032.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
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? - English Canadians (POWENG4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much4811.9
2) Too little11528.6
3) Right amount23959.5
Missing27 
TOTAL402100.0
373) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Roman Catholics (POWRC4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much6716.8
2) Too little379.3
3) Right amount29573.9
Missing30 
TOTAL399100.0
374) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Women (POWWOME4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much297.1
2) Too little19246.7
3) Right amount18845.7
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
375) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Men (POWMEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much13232.8
2) Too little297.2
3) Right amount24059.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing27 
TOTAL402100.0
376) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Rich people (POWRICH4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much31878.1
2) Too little61.5
3) Right amount8220.1
9) Varied10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
377) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - The media (POWMEDI4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much26964.8
2) Too little245.8
3) Right amount12129.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
378) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Religious groups (POWCHUR4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much7418.7
2) Too little7819.7
3) Right amount24361.5
Missing34 
TOTAL395100.0
379) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Special interest groups (POWINGP4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much14236.1
2) Too little5012.7
3) Right amount20151.1
Missing36 
TOTAL393100.0
380) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Average Canadians (POWAVG4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much10.2
2) Too little28969.8
3) Right amount12430.0
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
381) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Politicians (POWPOL4)
TOTAL%
1) Too much31075.1
2) Too little133.1
3) Right amount8721.1
9) Varied30.7
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
382) Some people say that Canada should be a ‘melting pot' for people coming here from other countries - they should give up their cultural differences and become Canadians. Others say that Canada should be a ‘mosaic,' where people are loyal to Canada and yet keep many of the customs of their previous countries. How do you feel about this? (MOSAIC4)
TOTAL%
1) I favor the ‘melting pot' idea.18944.5
2) I favor the ‘mosaic' idea.19345.4
3) I have no preference.307.1
4) Other112.6
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
383) Concerning bilingualism in Canada, would you say that Canada should have two official languages (French and English), only one official language (French or English), or no official language? (BILING4)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages - French and English.18042.7
2) Canada should have one official language - English.19947.2
3) Canada should have one official language - French.20.5
4) Canada should have no official language.286.6
5) Other102.4
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
384) Do you feel that any racial or cultural groups in your community are discriminated against? Is it getting worse; is it getting better; is it neither better nor worse; there is no current discrimination, it was only a problem in the past; or has discrimination never been a problem? (DISCRIM4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it's getting worse4711.2
2) Yes, but it's getting better7217.1
3) Yes, but it's no better or worse11026.2
4) No, although it was a problem in the past4410.5
5) No, and such a problem has never been very serious14634.8
9) Varied10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
385) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Blacks? (WB4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23558.6
2) No16440.9
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing28 
TOTAL401100.0
386) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and East Indians or Pakistanis? (WEIP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23959.9
2) No15739.3
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing30 
TOTAL399100.0
387) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Natives? (WN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27970.1
2) No11729.4
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing31 
TOTAL398100.0
388) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Orientals? (WO4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26767.6
2) No12631.9
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing34 
TOTAL395100.0
389) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Roman Catholics? (PC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35387.8
2) No4711.7
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing27 
TOTAL402100.0
390) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Jews? (PJ4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32782.0
2) No7017.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing30 
TOTAL399100.0
391) Do you approve of marriages between - Jews and Roman Catholics? (JC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32381.2
2) No7318.3
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing31 
TOTAL398100.0
392) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT4)
TOTAL%
0) None215.0
1) 1102.4
2) 2-3235.5
4) 4 or more36186.8
9) Varied10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
393) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Roman Catholics (ACQRC4)
TOTAL%
0) None61.4
1) 1133.1
2) 2-34310.4
4) 4 or more35284.8
9) Varied10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
394) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - French Canadians (ACQFREN4)
TOTAL%
0) None8520.6
1) 14210.2
2) 2-39523.1
4) 4 or more18945.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
395) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - English Canadians (ACQENG4)
TOTAL%
0) None102.4
1) 161.5
2) 2-3225.4
4) 4 or more37290.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
396) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW4)
TOTAL%
0) None16140.9
1) 14711.9
2) 2-39824.9
4) 4 or more8722.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing35 
TOTAL394100.0
397) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Orientals (ACQOR4)
TOTAL%
0) None16741.8
1) 14310.8
2) 2-39624.0
4) 4 or more9323.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing29 
TOTAL400100.0
398) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Natives (ACQNAT3)
TOTAL%
0) None22656.9
1) 1399.8
2) 2-36516.4
4) 4 or more6616.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing32 
TOTAL397100.0
399) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBL4)
TOTAL%
0) None21353.7
1) 15313.4
2) 2-37117.9
4) 4 or more5914.9
9) Varied10.3
Missing32 
TOTAL397100.0
400) How many persons from the group below would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - East Indians or Pakistanis (ACQEIP4)
TOTAL%
0) None23658.6
1) 15413.4
2) 2-36115.1
4) 4 or more5112.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
401) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage (PREMARS4)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong9823.2
2) Almost always wrong6816.1
3) Sometimes wrong12429.3
4) Not wrong at all13231.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
402) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - A married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner (XMARSEX4)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong28767.5
2) Almost always wrong8820.7
3) Sometimes wrong4410.4
4) Not wrong at all51.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
403) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - Two adults of the same sex having sexual relations (HOMOSEX4)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong31674.9
2) Almost always wrong276.4
3) Sometimes wrong378.8
4) Not wrong at all409.5
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
404) Did you ever have a sex education course in high school or prior to high school, and was it worthwhile or not worthwhile? If you never had a class, do you wish that you had or are you glad you didn't? (SEXEDUC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it was worthwhile.245.8
2) Yes, but it wasn't very worthwhile.378.9
3) No, but I wish I had.27465.7
4) No, and I'm glad I didn't.8119.4
8) Undecided10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
405) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about the distribution of pornography? There should be no laws forbidding its distribution; there should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18; there should be laws forbidding its distribution to all persons. (PORNLAW4)
TOTAL%
1) There should be no laws forbidding its distribution.204.7
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18.21550.7
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.18744.1
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
406) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - There is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABDEFEC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34783.4
2) No6816.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
407) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She is married and does not want to have any more children? (ABNOMOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18645.1
2) No22554.6
9) Varied10.2
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
408) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - Her own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABHLTH4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38993.5
2) No266.3
8) Undecided10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
409) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - The family has a very low income and cannot afford more children? (ABPOOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21352.1
2) No19447.4
9) Varied20.5
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
410) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She became pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36587.5
2) No5012.0
8) Undecided20.5
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
411) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She is not married and does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGL4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20649.9
2) No20549.6
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
412) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She simply wants it for any reason? (ABALL4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14835.7
2) No26664.1
9) Varied10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
413) Has the existence of AIDS resulted in an alteration of sexual habits on the part of people you know? (AIDSOTH4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15441.0
2) No21256.4
8) Undecided92.4
9) Varied10.3
Missing53 
TOTAL376100.0
414) Has the existence of AIDS resulted in an alteration of sexual habits on your part? (AIDSYOU4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7319.0
2) No31181.0
Missing45 
TOTAL384100.0
415) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An alcoholic (ALHOLIC4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease21249.8
2) A bit uneasy18042.3
3) Very uneasy348.0
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
416) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A former mental patient (FMPAT4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease15235.8
2) A bit uneasy21951.5
3) Very uneasy5312.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
417) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A drug user (DRUGUSE4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease7116.8
2) A bit uneasy18543.7
3) Very uneasy16739.5
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
418) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A person with AIDS (AIDSPER4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease8119.4
2) A bit uneasy17942.9
3) Very uneasy15737.6
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
419) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An ex-convict (EXCON4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease10023.7
2) A bit uneasy21751.4
3) Very uneasy10324.4
9) Varied20.5
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
420) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A drug addict (DRUGADD4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease5613.4
2) A bit uneasy15537.0
3) Very uneasy20749.4
9) Varied10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
421) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A male homosexual (HOMOSXL4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease13832.7
2) A bit uneasy15737.2
3) Very uneasy12730.1
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
422) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A female homosexual (LESBIAN4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease15738.7
2) A bit uneasy14936.7
3) Very uneasy9924.4
9) Varied10.2
Missing23 
TOTAL406100.0
423) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A person in a wheelchair (WCHAIR4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease37890.0
2) A bit uneasy389.0
3) Very uneasy41.0
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
424) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Native (NATIVE4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease37589.1
2) A bit uneasy4410.5
3) Very uneasy20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
425) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An Oriental (ORIENT4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease38992.2
2) A bit uneasy286.6
3) Very uneasy51.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
426) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Black (BLACK4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease37989.8
2) A bit uneasy399.2
3) Very uneasy40.9
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
427) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An East Indian or Pakistani (EIP4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease34982.5
2) A bit uneasy6114.4
3) Very uneasy133.1
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
428) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Jew (JEW4)
TOTAL%
1) At ease39292.9
2) A bit uneasy255.9
3) Very uneasy51.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
429) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - Most of the time people try to be helpful. (PHELP4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7918.5
2) Agree31273.2
3) Disagree358.2
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
430) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - Most people try to take advantage of others when they get the chance. (PTAKE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree255.9
2) Agree10825.5
3) Disagree26161.7
4) Strongly disagree276.4
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
431) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - Most people can be trusted. (PTRUST4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree419.6
2) Agree30371.3
3) Disagree6816.0
4) Strongly disagree133.1
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
432) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - Most of the time people are looking out for themselves. (PSELVES4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6114.4
2) Agree25660.5
3) Disagree10224.1
4) Strongly disagree30.7
8) Undecided10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
433) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - Most people try to be fair. (PFAIR4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree419.7
2) Agree32877.7
3) Disagree5011.8
4) Strongly disagree20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
434) To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? - One cannot be too careful in dealing with people. (PWATCH4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6114.4
2) Agree21550.7
3) Disagree13431.6
4) Strongly disagree133.1
8) Undecided10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
435) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Friendship (not included on French questionnaire) (PVFD4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31373.5
2) Somewhat important7116.7
3) Not very important30.7
75) French respondents399.2
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
436) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Honesty (not included on French questionnaire) (PVHON4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29569.2
2) Somewhat important8720.4
3) Not very important40.9
9) Varied10.2
75) French respondents399.2
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
437) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Kindness (not included on French questionnaire) (PVKIND4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27163.6
2) Somewhat important11025.8
3) Not very important61.4
75) French respondents399.2
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
438) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Working hard (not included on French questionnaire) (PVWORK4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important16839.5
2) Somewhat important17641.4
3) Not very important399.2
4) Not important at all30.7
75) French respondents399.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
439) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Generosity (not included on French questionnaire) (PVGENER4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12329.1
2) Somewhat important19947.2
3) Not very important5813.7
4) Not important at all30.7
75) French respondents399.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
440) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - A comfortable life (not included on French questionnaire) (PVCOMF4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20849.4
2) Somewhat important14634.7
3) Not very important276.4
4) Not important at all10.2
75) French respondents399.3
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
441) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Politeness (not included on French questionnaire) (PVPOLIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important16037.9
2) Somewhat important17040.3
3) Not very important5011.8
4) Not important at all30.7
75) French respondents399.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
442) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Family life (not included on French questionnaire) (PVFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important26662.7
2) Somewhat important10324.3
3) Not very important153.5
8) Undecided10.2
75) French respondents399.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
443) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Concern for others (not included on French questionnaire) (PVCON4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important16238.0
2) Somewhat important18543.4
3) Not very important409.4
75) French respondents399.2
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
444) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Being loved (not included on French questionnaire) (PVLOVED4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important28967.8
2) Somewhat important9321.8
3) Not very important51.2
75) French respondents399.2
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
445) How important do you think the following is to people in general? - Friendliness (not included on French questionnaire) (PVFDLY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important22152.1
2) Somewhat important15536.6
3) Not very important92.1
75) French respondents399.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
446) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Organize public meetings? (PROMEET4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41697.7
2) No102.3
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
447) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Publish materials? (PROPAMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40194.8
2) No225.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
448) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Organize marches? (PROMAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36385.8
2) No5913.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
449) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Set up blockades? (PROBLOC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes378.7
2) No38690.8
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
450) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Damage government property? (PROPROP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51.2
2) No42198.8
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
451) In protesting against governments, do you feel that people should be allowed to - Possess weapons? (PROWEAP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51.2
2) No42298.8
Missing2 
TOTAL427100.0
452) Is there any area within a kilometer of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13131.6
2) No28268.1
8) Undecided10.2
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
453) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes235.6
2) No39094.4
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
454) During 1989, did anyone illegally enter your apartment or home? (BURGLAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes225.3
2) No39194.7
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
455) During 1989, did anyone take something from you by using force - such as a stickup, mugging or threat? (ROBBERY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71.7
2) No40698.3
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
456) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4310.4
2) Agree12831.0
3) Disagree21050.8
4) Strongly disagree297.0
9) Varied30.7
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
457) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Everything's relative. (RELTIVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree338.7
2) Agree20253.0
3) Disagree12633.1
4) Strongly disagree205.2
Missing48 
TOTAL381100.0
458) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Law enforcement is applied evenly to all those who break the law. (LAWENF4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree133.5
2) Agree379.9
3) Disagree23964.2
4) Strongly disagree8322.3
Missing57 
TOTAL372100.0
459) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - War is justified when other ways of settling international disputes fail. (WAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree286.9
2) Agree16841.5
3) Disagree13934.3
4) Strongly disagree6816.8
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
460) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - To me, work is nothing more than making a living. (WKLIVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree276.6
2) Agree8420.4
3) Disagree23456.9
4) Strongly disagree6616.1
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
461) 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 agree4911.9
2) Agree11728.3
3) Disagree16740.4
4) Strongly disagree7919.1
9) Varied10.2
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
462) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - In spite of what some people say, the lot of the average person is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA24)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6415.6
2) Agree17542.8
3) Disagree15638.1
4) Strongly disagree133.2
8) Undecided10.2
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
463) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16339.7
2) Agree17943.6
3) Disagree4110.0
4) Strongly disagree266.3
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
464) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Mulroney is doing a pretty good job as Prime Minister. (MULRON4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree153.7
2) Agree6014.7
3) Disagree10826.5
4) Strongly disagree22354.7
8) Undecided20.5
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
465) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - A person should retire at age 65, regardless of health. (RETIRE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6816.5
2) Agree9924.0
3) Disagree16339.5
4) Strongly disagree8320.1
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
466) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Sex education should not be offered in the public schools. (SEXSCH4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree348.3
2) Agree6215.2
3) Disagree20850.9
4) Strongly disagree10525.7
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
467) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - The political and economic system we have in this country is about the best there is. (BESTSYS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree225.4
2) Agree18745.9
3) Disagree15538.1
4) Strongly disagree4310.6
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
468) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement -Immigrants to Canada have an obligation to learn Canadian ways. (IMMIGS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16239.7
2) Agree21953.7
3) Disagree215.1
4) Strongly disagree61.5
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
469) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - People like me don't have any say about what the government does. (SAYGOVT4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7818.9
2) Agree13332.3
3) Disagree17342.0
4) Strongly disagree286.8
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
470) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - The overemphasis on individual rights is making social life difficult. (RIGHTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7418.2
2) Agree20650.6
3) Disagree11628.5
4) Strongly disagree102.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
471) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - In general, the courts do not deal harshly enough with criminals. (COURTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15537.9
2) Agree19948.7
3) Disagree4711.5
4) Strongly disagree82.0
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
472) Please indicate you level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Homosexuals should be eligible for ordination as ministers or priests. (HOMORD4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree307.4
2) Agree8320.4
3) Disagree12029.6
4) Strongly disagree17342.6
Missing23 
TOTAL406100.0
473) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - It will be best for the future of Canada if we take an active part in world affairs. (WORLD4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12129.4
2) Agree25161.1
3) Disagree307.3
4) Strongly disagree81.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
474) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree163.9
2) Agree5814.2
3) Disagree17843.5
4) Strongly disagree15738.4
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
475) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree307.3
2) Agree6515.8
3) Disagree20048.5
4) Strongly disagree11427.7
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
476) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - People who cannot afford it have a right to medical care. (RTMEDIC4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21351.7
2) Agree19046.1
3) Disagree51.2
4) Strongly disagree30.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
477) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Homosexuals are entitled to the same rights as other Canadians. (HOMORTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9022.1
2) Agree20650.5
3) Disagree9022.1
4) Strongly disagree194.7
9) Varied30.7
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
478) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to the men. (FEHOME4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree153.7
2) Agree348.3
3) Disagree17542.7
4) Strongly disagree18645.4
Missing19 
TOTAL410100.0
479) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Divorce in this country should be easier to obtain than it is now. (DIVEASY4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree276.7
2) Agree10826.7
3) Disagree21553.2
4) Strongly disagree5212.9
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL404100.0
480) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - A stranger who shows a person attention is probably up to something. (SUSPIC4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree133.2
2) Agree6415.9
3) Disagree28270.1
4) Strongly disagree4210.4
8) Undecided10.2
Missing27 
TOTAL402100.0
481) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it. (TEENINF4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14936.2
2) Agree23557.0
3) Disagree133.2
4) Strongly disagree133.2
8) Undecided20.5
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
482) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - I will probably have the same employer five years from now. (SAMEEMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8024.1
2) Agree16148.5
3) Disagree6920.8
4) Strongly disagree226.6
Missing97 
TOTAL332100.0
483) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - What is right or wrong is a matter of personal opinion. (OPINION4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4811.9
2) Agree13332.8
3) Disagree16841.5
4) Strongly disagree5413.3
9) Varied20.5
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
484) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - These days a person doesn't really know who can be counted on. (ANOMIA44)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree266.3
2) Agree17642.9
3) Disagree19647.8
4) Strongly disagree112.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing19 
TOTAL410100.0
485) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20349.2
2) Agree19847.9
3) Disagree92.2
4) Strongly disagree30.7
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
486) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Ministers should stick to religion and not concern themselves with social, economic and political issues. (CLERGY4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6916.8
2) Agree9723.6
3) Disagree19547.4
4) Strongly disagree4811.7
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
487) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - People who are poor have a right to an income adequate to live on. (RTINCOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11728.5
2) Agree25261.5
3) Disagree348.3
4) Strongly disagree30.7
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied30.7
Missing19 
TOTAL410100.0
488) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - In general, values in Canada have been changing for the worse. (CHVALS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8320.3
2) Agree20851.0
3) Disagree10926.7
4) Strongly disagree71.7
8) Undecided10.2
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
489) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - Our government should continue to belong to the United Nations. (UN4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17242.3
2) Agree20049.1
3) Disagree194.7
4) Strongly disagree153.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
490) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - One has to look out for oneself, or no one else will. (LOOKOUT4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5916.0
2) Agree21357.7
3) Disagree9224.9
4) Strongly disagree41.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing60 
TOTAL369100.0
491) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement - In the Oka land dispute with Natives, the government was justified in calling in the army. (OKA4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11829.0
2) Agree16340.0
3) Disagree7518.4
4) Strongly disagree4711.5
8) Undecided30.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
492) With respect to provincial political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTYPR4)
TOTAL%
0) None30.8
1) Conservative11630.2
2) Liberal10928.4
3) NDP6817.7
4) Parti Quebecois153.9
5) Other205.2
6) Reform133.4
7) Social Credit102.6
8) Undecided133.4
9) Varied174.4
Missing45 
TOTAL384100.0
493) Thinking of all the different kinds of governments in the world today, which of these statements comes closest to how you feel about Communism? It's a good form of government; it's all right for some countries; it's bad, but no worse than some others; or it's the worst kind of all? (COMMUN4)
TOTAL%
1) It's a good form of government.51.2
2) It's all right for some countries.5714.1
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.18345.2
4) It's the worst kind of all.16039.5
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
494) Approximately how often do you - Listen to music? (MUSIC4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often26562.9
2) Sometimes8921.1
3) Seldom276.4
4) Monthly102.4
5) Hardly ever or never296.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
495) Approximately how often do you - Go to a movie? (MOVIE4)
TOTAL%
2) Sometimes10.2
3) Seldom71.7
4) Monthly5813.9
5) Hardly ever or never35184.2
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
496) Approximately how often do you - Follow sports? (SPORTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12128.9
2) Sometimes8420.1
3) Seldom7016.7
4) Monthly378.9
5) Hardly ever or never10625.4
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
497) Approximately how often do you - Read the newspaper? (PAPER4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often32477.3
2) Sometimes4811.5
3) Seldom378.8
4) Monthly41.0
5) Hardly ever or never51.2
8) Undecided10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
498) Approximately how often do you - Read books? (BOOKS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often15637.3
2) Sometimes7117.0
3) Seldom4811.5
4) Monthly8219.6
5) Hardly ever or never6014.4
9) Varied10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
499) Approximately how often do you - Spend time with your family? (FAMILY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often26665.7
2) Sometimes6215.3
3) Seldom4210.4
4) Monthly225.4
5) Hardly ever or never133.2
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
500) Approximately how often do you - Read the Bible (or the Qur'an)? (BIBLE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often409.7
2) Sometimes276.5
3) Seldom348.2
4) Monthly368.7
5) Hardly ever or never27766.9
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
501) Approximately how often do you - Go out for a relaxing meal? (OUTMEAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often40.9
2) Sometimes225.2
3) Seldom12930.6
4) Monthly19947.2
5) Hardly ever or never6715.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
502) Approximately how often do you - Attend a sports event? (SPEVENT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often51.2
2) Sometimes163.9
3) Seldom327.7
4) Monthly7117.1
5) Hardly ever or never29170.1
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
503) Approximately how often do you - Watch or listen to the news? (NEWS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often36386.0
2) Sometimes409.5
3) Seldom71.7
4) Monthly30.7
5) Hardly ever or never51.2
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied20.5
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
504) Approximately how often do you - Attend a play? (PLAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10.2
2) Sometimes30.7
3) Seldom61.5
4) Monthly7818.9
5) Hardly ever or never32478.5
8) Undecided10.2
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
505) Approximately how often do you - Exercise? (EXCISE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12129.0
2) Sometimes11126.6
3) Seldom7818.7
4) Monthly204.8
5) Hardly ever or never8319.9
8) Undecided41.0
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
506) Approximately how often do you - Spend time with friends? (FRIENDS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often4510.7
2) Sometimes13832.9
3) Seldom14634.8
4) Monthly7718.3
5) Hardly ever or never143.3
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
507) Approximately how often do you - Say table grace? (GRACE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often9623.1
2) Sometimes184.3
3) Seldom235.5
4) Monthly348.2
5) Hardly ever or never24458.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
508) Approximately how often do you - Watch videos at home? (VIDEOS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often71.7
2) Sometimes225.3
3) Seldom6816.4
4) Monthly11928.7
5) Hardly ever or never19647.3
8) Undecided20.5
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
509) Approximately how often do you - Dance? (DANCE4)
TOTAL%
2) Sometimes61.4
3) Seldom92.2
4) Monthly10024.0
5) Hardly ever or never30172.4
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
510) Approximately how often do you - Buy a lottery ticket? (LOTTERY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often20.5
2) Sometimes5112.2
3) Seldom13933.2
4) Monthly7517.9
5) Hardly ever or never15236.3
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
511) Approximately how often do you - Eat out? (EATOUT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often30.8
2) Sometimes379.7
3) Seldom13234.6
4) Monthly15540.6
5) Hardly ever or never5514.4
Missing47 
TOTAL382100.0
512) Approximately how often do you - Read your horoscope? (HORSCOP4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often5412.9
2) Sometimes4310.2
3) Seldom409.5
4) Monthly317.4
5) Hardly ever or never25260.0
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
513) Approximately how often do you - Go out to a lounge or bar? (LOUNGE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10.2
2) Sometimes61.4
3) Seldom184.3
4) Monthly348.2
5) Hardly ever or never35785.8
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
514) Approximately how often do you - Watch religious TV programs? (RELIGTV4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often20.5
2) Sometimes122.9
3) Seldom4210.1
4) Monthly6515.6
5) Hardly ever or never29671.0
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
515) Approximately how often do you - Engage in a hobby? (HOBBY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often6515.7
2) Sometimes10024.1
3) Seldom10425.1
4) Monthly5112.3
5) Hardly ever or never9422.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
516) Approximately how often do you - Play a sport? (PSPORT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often92.2
2) Sometimes4410.7
3) Seldom4912.0
4) Monthly389.3
5) Hardly ever or never26965.6
9) Varied10.2
Missing19 
TOTAL410100.0
517) Approximately how often do you - Read magazines? (MAGS4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often7918.8
2) Sometimes13532.1
3) Seldom11527.3
4) Monthly6214.7
5) Hardly ever or never307.1
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
518) Approximately how often do you - Pray privately? (PRAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often16138.5
2) Sometimes5914.1
3) Seldom307.2
4) Monthly296.9
5) Hardly ever or never13833.0
9) Varied10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
519) Approximately how often do you - Sit and think? (SITHINK4)
TOTAL%
1) Very often21049.6
2) Sometimes13431.7
3) Seldom4711.1
4) Monthly133.1
5) Hardly ever or never194.5
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
520) How often would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV4)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours7718.3
2) 6-10 hours10524.9
3) 11-15 hours10224.2
4) 16-30 hours9923.5
5) More than 30 hours286.7
6) Rarely or never102.4
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
521) Are you a formal member of - A private club? (MEMPRIV4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82100.0
Missing347 
TOTAL82100.0
522) Are you a formal member of - A labor union? (MEMUNIO4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90100.0
Missing339 
TOTAL90100.0
523) Are you a formal member of - A political group? (MEMPOLI4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57100.0
Missing372 
TOTAL57100.0
524) Are you a formal member of - A service club? (MEMSERV4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102100.0
Missing327 
TOTAL102100.0
525) Are you a formal member of - A sports group? (MEMSPOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80100.0
Missing349 
TOTAL80100.0
526) Are you a formal member of - A hobby-related group? (MEMHOBB4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63100.0
Missing366 
TOTAL63100.0
527) Are you a formal member of - A nationality group? (MEMNAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19100.0
Missing410 
TOTAL19100.0
528) Are you a formal member of - A church or synagogue? (MEMCHUR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes202100.0
Missing227 
TOTAL202100.0
529) Are you a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority? (MEMGREE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41100.0
Missing388 
TOTAL41100.0
530) Are you a formal member of - A farm organization? (MEMFARM4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12100.0
Missing417 
TOTAL12100.0
531) Are you a formal member of - Any other group? (MEMOTHE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3777.1
4) Work-production1122.9
Missing381 
TOTAL48100.0
532) During the past year, have you - Taken a holiday? (HOLIDAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34783.4
2) No6916.6
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
533) During the past year, have you - Switched jobs? (SWJOBS4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes287.4
2) No35192.6
Missing50 
TOTAL379100.0
534) During the past year, have you - Traveled outside of your home province? (OUTPROV4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31675.8
2) No10024.0
9) Varied10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
535) During the past year, have you - Used a personal computer? (COMPUTE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12029.9
2) No28170.1
Missing28 
TOTAL401100.0
536) During the past year, have you - Traveled to Europe? (EUROPE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4611.4
2) No35688.6
Missing27 
TOTAL402100.0
537) During the past year, have you - Taken a university or college course? (COURSEU4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes317.8
2) No36992.3
Missing29 
TOTAL400100.0
538) During the past year, have you - Taken a self-development course? (COURSED4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7919.8
2) No32180.3
Missing29 
TOTAL400100.0
539) During the past year, have you - Spent time in hospital? (HOPSIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7217.8
2) No33382.2
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
540) During the past year, have you - Traveled to the United States? (US4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23557.2
2) No17642.8
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
541) How often do you have time on your hands that you don't know what do to with? (TIMEX4)
TOTAL%
1) Quite often133.1
2) Now and then12329.1
3) Almost never28767.8
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
542) Do you find that you have time to do the things you want to do? (TIMEDO4)
TOTAL%
1) Usually11727.5
2) For the most part18443.3
3) Not really12328.9
8) Undecided10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
543) How important to you is - A comfortable life? (VCOMF4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25159.1
2) Somewhat important16639.1
3) Not very important81.9
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
544) How important to you is - Friendship? (VFD4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31573.9
2) Somewhat important10725.1
3) Not very important40.9
Missing3 
TOTAL426100.0
545) How important to you is - Excitement? (VEXCITE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important4310.3
2) Somewhat important17742.5
3) Not very important16038.5
4) Not important at all368.7
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
546) How important to you is - A rewarding career? (VCAREER4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important16642.6
2) Somewhat important14837.9
3) Not very important4511.5
4) Not important at all317.9
Missing39 
TOTAL390100.0
547) How important to you is - Freedom? (VFREEDO4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important36787.2
2) Somewhat important4410.5
3) Not very important71.7
4) Not important at all30.7
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
548) How important to you is - Happiness? (VHAPPY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important36987.2
2) Somewhat important5011.8
3) Not very important40.9
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
549) How important to you is - Your cultural group heritage? (VCULGP4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important8921.7
2) Somewhat important14535.3
3) Not very important12530.4
4) Not important at all5212.7
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
550) How important to you is - Your religious group heritage? (VRELGP4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important10725.7
2) Somewhat important13432.2
3) Not very important10725.7
4) Not important at all6816.3
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
551) How important to you is - Recognition? (VRECOG4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important9523.0
2) Somewhat important20148.7
3) Not very important9623.2
4) Not important at all215.1
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
552) How important to you is - Family life? (VFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important36686.5
2) Somewhat important5112.1
3) Not very important61.4
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
553) How important to you is - Keeping fit? (VFIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19947.3
2) Somewhat important19947.3
3) Not very important215.0
4) Not important at all20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
554) How important to you is - Being loved? (VLOVED4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important32376.2
2) Somewhat important9722.9
3) Not very important40.9
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
555) How important to you is - Reliability? (VRELY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important34481.1
2) Somewhat important7818.4
3) Not very important10.2
8) Undecided10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
556) How important to you is - Kindness? (VKIND4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important32877.2
2) Somewhat important9422.1
3) Not very important20.5
4) Not important at all10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
557) How important to you is - Religion? (VRELIG4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important16138.2
2) Somewhat important12730.1
3) Not very important7116.8
4) Not important at all6314.9
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
558) How important to you is - Honesty? (VHON4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38991.5
2) Somewhat important368.5
Missing4 
TOTAL425100.0
559) How important to you is - Creativity? (VCREAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12830.5
2) Somewhat important22954.7
3) Not very important5312.6
4) Not important at all81.9
9) Varied10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
560) How important to you is - Forgiveness? (VFORGIV4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25159.5
2) Somewhat important15637.0
3) Not very important143.3
4) Not important at all10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
561) How important to you is - Intelligence? (VINTEL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important21250.1
2) Somewhat important18644.0
3) Not very important245.7
4) Not important at all10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
562) How important to you is - Generosity? (VGENER4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20247.8
2) Somewhat important19846.8
3) Not very important225.2
4) Not important at all10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
563) How important to you is - Cleanliness? (VCLEAN4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31173.5
2) Somewhat important10224.1
3) Not very important92.1
4) Not important at all10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
564) How important to you is - Friendliness? (VFDLY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30572.1
2) Somewhat important11627.4
3) Not very important10.2
4) Not important at all10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
565) How important to you is - Imagination? (VIMAGIN4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15035.9
2) Somewhat important22052.6
3) Not very important4310.3
4) Not important at all51.2
Missing11 
TOTAL418100.0
566) How important to you is - Politeness? (VPOLIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important26462.7
2) Somewhat important14935.4
3) Not very important71.7
4) Not important at all10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
567) How important to you is - Working hard? (VWORK4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23155.5
2) Somewhat important16439.4
3) Not very important174.1
4) Not important at all41.0
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
568) How important to you is - Concern for others? (VCON4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important28066.5
2) Somewhat important13832.8
3) Not very important30.7
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
569) How important to you is - Success in what you do? (VSUCCES4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23957.3
2) Somewhat important16238.8
3) Not very important143.4
4) Not important at all20.5
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
570) How important to you is - Being a Canadian? (VCANADA4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29269.0
2) Somewhat important10123.9
3) Not very important194.5
4) Not important at all102.4
9) Varied10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
571) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - The city or town you live in (JOYCITY4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal12832.4
2) Quite a bit15840.0
3) Some9123.0
4) Little or none174.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing34 
TOTAL395100.0
572) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Music (JOYMUSI4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal15941.1
2) Quite a bit14337.0
3) Some7519.4
4) Little or none102.6
Missing42 
TOTAL387100.0
573) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Friendship (JOYFDS4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal23657.3
2) Quite a bit14535.2
3) Some276.6
4) Little or none41.0
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
574) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your marriage/relationship (JOYMAR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal27374.4
2) Quite a bit6618.0
3) Some184.9
4) Little or none92.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing62 
TOTAL367100.0
575) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Parents (JOYPAR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal10544.7
2) Quite a bit8234.9
3) Some3213.6
4) Little or none166.8
Missing194 
TOTAL235100.0
576) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Television (JOYTV4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal6315.4
2) Quite a bit16139.5
3) Some15838.7
4) Little or none266.4
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
577) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Household work (JOYHWOR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal379.7
2) Quite a bit10327.1
3) Some17245.3
4) Little or none6717.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing49 
TOTAL380100.0
578) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Sports (JOYSPOR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal6818.5
2) Quite a bit8422.8
3) Some11932.3
4) Little or none9726.4
Missing61 
TOTAL368100.0
579) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your religious group (JOYCHUR4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal6519.0
2) Quite a bit8023.4
3) Some8825.7
4) Little or none10931.9
Missing87 
TOTAL342100.0
580) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Brother(s) or sister(s) (JOYSIB4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal13038.2
2) Quite a bit10230.0
3) Some8625.3
4) Little or none226.5
Missing89 
TOTAL340100.0
581) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your children (JOYCHIL4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal28479.1
2) Quite a bit5314.8
3) Some154.2
4) Little or none71.9
Missing70 
TOTAL359100.0
582) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your job (JOYJOB4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal10237.6
2) Quite a bit10438.4
3) Some4617.0
4) Little or none197.0
Missing158 
TOTAL271100.0
583) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your pet(s) (JOYPET4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal7934.3
2) Quite a bit6930.0
3) Some3615.7
4) Little or none4620.0
Missing199 
TOTAL230100.0
584) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your house or apartment (JOYHOUS4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal17843.7
2) Quite a bit17342.5
3) Some5212.8
4) Little or none41.0
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
585) How much enjoyment do you receive from this area of life? (if applicable) - Your family life generally (JOYFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal28269.6
2) Quite a bit10124.9
3) Some204.9
4) Little or none20.5
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
586) How closely do you follow - The National Hockey League? (NHL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely5513.1
2) Fairly closely10725.5
3) Not very closely10825.7
4) Not closely at all15035.7
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
587) How closely do you follow - The Canadian Football League? (CFL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely4110.0
2) Fairly closely7117.3
3) Not very closely8721.2
4) Not closely at all21151.5
Missing19 
TOTAL410100.0
588) How closely do you follow - The National Baseball League? (NBL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely399.5
2) Fairly closely7317.8
3) Not very closely9523.2
4) Not closely at all20249.4
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
589) How closely do you follow - The American Baseball League? (ABL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely379.1
2) Fairly closely7217.6
3) Not very closely8520.8
4) Not closely at all21452.5
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
590) How closely do you follow - The National Football League? (NFL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely215.2
2) Fairly closely379.1
3) Not very closely9222.7
4) Not closely at all25563.0
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
591) How closely do you follow - The National Basketball Association? (NBA4)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely102.5
2) Fairly closely123.0
3) Not very closely7418.4
4) Not closely at all30776.2
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
592) What is your favorite team in - Hockey? (HOCKF4)
TOTAL%
1) Bruins115.0
2) Sabres10.5
3) Flames125.4
4) Blackhawks41.8
5) Redwings10.5
6) Oilers4118.5
8) Kings104.5
10) Canadiens6730.2
12) New York Islanders10.5
18) Blues10.5
21) Leafs4922.1
22) Canucks135.9
24) Jets104.5
50) Canadian Junior10.5
Missing207 
TOTAL222100.0
593) What is your favorite team in - Football? (FOOTF4)
TOTAL%
1) British Columbia Lions128.2
2) Stamps53.4
3) Eskimos2718.5
4) TI-Cats42.7
5) Oriders96.2
6) Sriders2315.8
7) Argos149.6
8) Bombers2013.7
9) Falcons10.7
10) Bills10.7
11) Bears21.4
15) Broncos10.7
16) Lions10.7
17) Packers10.7
21) Raiders10.7
23) Dolphins21.4
24) Vikings10.7
27) Giants42.7
30) Cards21.4
33) 49ers96.2
34) Seahawks10.7
36) Redskins10.7
50) Canadian Junior10.7
60) U.S. College10.7
99) Other21.4
Missing283 
TOTAL146100.0
594) What is your favorite team in - Baseball? (BASEF4)
TOTAL%
1) Jays12266.7
2) Expos4223.0
5) Red Sox52.7
7) Cubs10.5
10) Indians10.5
14) Dodgers42.2
16) Twins10.5
18) Yankees10.5
20) Phillies10.5
21) Pirates21.1
22) Cardinals21.1
45) Minor League Professional10.5
Missing246 
TOTAL183100.0
595) What is your favorite team in - Basketball? (BASKF4)
TOTAL%
2) Celtics2649.1
4) Bulls59.4
8) Pistons611.3
13) Lakers1120.8
18) Knicks11.9
20) 76ers11.9
25) Sonics11.9
99) Other23.8
Missing376 
TOTAL53100.0
596) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Loneliness (LONELY4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal195.0
2) Quite a bit369.4
3) Somewhat9926.0
4) Little or none22759.6
Missing48 
TOTAL381100.0
597) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Lack of recognition for what I do (RECOG4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal215.8
2) Quite a bit5114.1
3) Somewhat13236.6
4) Little or none15743.5
Missing68 
TOTAL361100.0
598) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Money (MONEY4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal389.9
2) Quite a bit7519.6
3) Somewhat15741.0
4) Little or none11329.5
Missing46 
TOTAL383100.0
599) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Boredom (BOREDOM4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal154.1
2) Quite a bit287.6
3) Somewhat8623.4
4) Little or none23864.9
Missing62 
TOTAL367100.0
600) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Health (HEALTH4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5213.3
2) Quite a bit7920.2
3) Somewhat15038.3
4) Little or none11128.3
Missing37 
TOTAL392100.0
601) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My sexual life (SEXLIF4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal185.0
2) Quite a bit5114.2
3) Somewhat8824.4
4) Little or none20256.1
8) Unsure10.3
Missing69 
TOTAL360100.0
602) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Depression (DEPRESS4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal174.7
2) Quite a bit195.2
3) Somewhat8423.0
4) Little or none24567.1
Missing64 
TOTAL365100.0
603) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Wondering about the purpose of life (MPLIFE4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal226.1
2) Quite a bit4211.7
3) Somewhat7821.7
4) Little or none21860.6
Missing69 
TOTAL360100.0
604) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Getting older (AGING4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal195.0
2) Quite a bit5614.7
3) Somewhat15440.4
4) Little or none15239.9
Missing48 
TOTAL381100.0
605) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My marriage (or relationship) (MARRIAG4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal175.1
2) Quite a bit278.0
3) Somewhat7823.2
4) Little or none21463.7
Missing93 
TOTAL336100.0
606) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My looks (LOOKS4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal113.1
2) Quite a bit328.9
3) Somewhat11030.6
4) Little or none20757.5
Missing69 
TOTAL360100.0
607) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Never seem to have enough time (TIME4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal318.5
2) Quite a bit6217.0
3) Somewhat12534.2
4) Little or none14640.0
8) Unsure10.3
Missing64 
TOTAL365100.0
608) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Inferiority feelings (INFERIO4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal72.0
2) Quite a bit246.7
3) Somewhat11030.7
4) Little or none21760.6
Missing71 
TOTAL358100.0
609) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My job (JOB4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal207.2
2) Quite a bit238.3
3) Somewhat10236.7
4) Little or none13347.8
Missing151 
TOTAL278100.0
610) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - My children (CHILD4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal329.8
2) Quite a bit4614.1
3) Somewhat11735.8
4) Little or none13240.4
Missing102 
TOTAL327100.0
611) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Feeling I should be getting more out of life (MORELIF4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal205.5
2) Quite a bit5314.6
3) Somewhat12634.8
4) Little or none16345.0
Missing67 
TOTAL362100.0
612) How often does this common problem bother you? (if applicable) - Inability to find the relationship I want (RELATE4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal123.6
2) Quite a bit195.7
3) Somewhat4814.4
4) Little or none25476.3
Missing96 
TOTAL333100.0
613) Do you believe - In ESP (extrasensory perception)? (ESP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.4511.3
2) Yes, I think so.15639.3
3) No, I don't think so.11027.7
4) No, I definitely do not.8621.7
Missing32 
TOTAL397100.0
614) Do you believe - In astrology? (ASTROL4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.164.0
2) Yes, I think so.6416.1
3) No, I don't think so.16240.7
4) No, I definitely do not.15639.2
Missing31 
TOTAL398100.0
615) Do you believe - In heaven? (HEAVEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.14835.6
2) Yes, I think so.12229.3
3) No, I don't think so.5613.5
4) No, I definitely do not.5112.3
75) No French399.4
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
616) Do you believe - In hell? (HELL4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.11528.6
2) Yes, I think so.9523.6
3) No, I don't think so.10526.1
4) No, I definitely do not.8721.6
Missing27 
TOTAL402100.0
617) Do you believe - That God exists? (BELGOD4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.24359.6
2) Yes, I think so.9322.8
3) No, I don't think so.4912.0
4) No, I definitely do not.225.4
9) Varied10.2
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
618) Do you believe - That some people have psychic powers, enabling them to predict events? (PSYCHIC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.4511.2
2) Yes, I think so.15237.8
3) No, I don't think so.13232.8
4) No, I definitely do not.7318.2
Missing27 
TOTAL402100.0
619) Do you believe - That there is life after death? (POSTLIF4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.16940.8
2) Yes, I think so.10725.8
3) No, I don't think so.8420.3
4) No, I definitely do not.5312.8
8) Unsure10.2
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
620) Do you believe - That Jesus was the Divine Son of God? (BELJC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.21652.3
2) Yes, I think so.10324.9
3) No, I don't think so.5914.3
4) No, I definitely do not.358.5
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
621) Do you believe - That we can have contact with the spiritual world? (SPIRIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.327.9
2) Yes, I think so.6315.6
3) No, I don't think so.18345.4
4) No, I definitely do not.12330.5
8) Unsure20.5
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
622) Do you believe - That you will be reincarnated? (REINCAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.276.8
2) Yes, I think so.399.9
3) No, I don't think so.16541.8
4) No, I definitely do not.16341.3
8) Unsure10.3
Missing34 
TOTAL395100.0
623) Do you believe - That you personally have experienced an event before it happened (precognition)? (PRECOG4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.4811.7
2) Yes, I think so.9423.0
3) No, I don't think so.13132.0
4) No, I definitely do not.13633.3
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
624) Do you believe - That it is possible to communicate with the dead? (TALKDEA4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.133.2
2) Yes, I think so.286.8
3) No, I don't think so.14836.2
4) No, I definitely do not.21953.5
8) Unsure10.2
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
625) Do you believe - That you have experienced God's presence? (EXPERGO4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.8019.6
2) Yes, I think so.9924.2
3) No, I don't think so.13332.5
4) No, I definitely do not.9723.7
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
626) Do you happen to know your astrological sign? (ZODIAC4)
TOTAL%
1) No9022.1
2) Yes, unspecified71.7
3) Aquarius297.1
4) Aries358.6
5) Cancer317.6
6) Capricorn194.7
7) Gemini204.9
8) Leo348.4
9) Libra256.1
10) Pisces286.9
11) Sagittarius225.4
12) Scorpio174.2
13) Taurus194.7
14) Virgo317.6
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
627) There has been a lot of talk about people showing interest in what is referred to as the ‘New Age' movement. What best describes your relationship to the movement? (NEWAGE4)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not familiar with New Age thought.32479.8
2) I'm familiar with New Age thought but not personally interested.6115.0
3) I'm familiar with New Age thought and somewhat interested.153.7
4) I'm familiar with New Age thought and highly interested.61.5
Missing23 
TOTAL406100.0
628) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN NEW AGE THOUGHT: Do you participate in any New Age activities? (NAACTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes516.7
2) No2583.3
Missing399 
TOTAL30100.0
629) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN NEW AGE THOUGHT: Do you participate in any New Age groups? (NAGPS4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes413.8
2) No2586.2
Missing400 
TOTAL29100.0
630) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN NEW AGE THOUGHT: Do you participate in any New Age networks? (NANETS4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes414.3
2) No2382.1
8) Undecided13.6
Missing401 
TOTAL28100.0
631) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND4)
TOTAL%
1) Never4911.6
2) Less than once a year4911.6
3) About once a year4210.0
4) Several times a year8319.7
5) About once a month153.6
6) 2-3 times a month245.7
7) Nearly every week4210.0
8) Every week9823.2
9) Several times a week204.7
Missing7 
TOTAL422100.0
632) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How often does your husband or wife attend services: as often as you do, more often than you or less often than you? (SPATTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do20863.6
2) More often than I do6519.9
3) Less often than I do5416.5
Missing102 
TOTAL327100.0
633) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN: How frequently - if at all - do your children attend Sunday School or classes of religious instruction which are not part of their regular school day? (CHATTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly5137.2
2) Often107.3
3) Sometimes2417.5
4) Never5238.0
Missing292 
TOTAL137100.0
634) To the extent you or your family attend religious services, is the group: (GPATTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic12132.4
2) Jewish92.4
4) Eastern-Ukrainian Orthodox41.1
6) Native SP10.3
8) Other religions51.3
10) Anglican3810.2
11) Baptist133.5
12) Lutheran71.9
13) Mennonite20.5
14) Pentecostal10.3
15) Presbyterian71.9
16) Salvation Army10.3
17) United5815.5
18) Brethren20.5
21) Christian Reformed30.8
22) Church of Christ10.3
23) Evangelical20.5
25) Jehovah's Witness10.3
26) Mormon41.1
27) Non-denominational10.3
29) Protestant, unspecified9024.1
30) Protestant, other20.5
Missing56 
TOTAL373100.0
635) Do you happen to know who denied Jesus three times? (KNOWDEN4)
TOTAL%
1) No9424.7
2) Yes, correct22358.7
3) Yes, wrong6316.6
Missing49 
TOTAL380100.0
636) Do you happen to know the second book in the Bible? (KNOWEXO4)
TOTAL%
1) No14240.6
2) Yes, correct16446.9
3) Yes, wrong4412.6
Missing79 
TOTAL350100.0
637) How often would you say that you went to religious services when you were growing up? (YGATTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Never92.3
2) Less than once a year71.8
3) About once a year123.1
4) Several times a year4411.3
5) About once a month153.9
6) 2-3 times a month318.0
7) Nearly every week9323.9
8) Every week14036.0
9) Several times a week389.8
Missing40 
TOTAL389100.0
638) How often would you say that your mother went to religious services when you were growing up? (MAATTEN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable30.8
1) Never266.7
2) Less than once a year174.4
3) About once a year164.1
4) Several times a year5714.7
5) About once a month102.6
6) 2-3 times a month328.2
7) Nearly every week7318.8
8) Every week12833.0
9) Several times a week266.7
Missing41 
TOTAL388100.0
639) How often would you say that your father went to religious services when you were growing up? (PAATTEN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable71.9
1) Never5414.3
2) Less than once a year287.4
3) About once a year215.6
4) Several times a year5113.5
5) About once a month123.2
6) 2-3 times a month195.0
7) Nearly every week5815.4
8) Every week10126.8
9) Several times a week266.9
Missing52 
TOTAL377100.0
640) Has the following been performed for you by a religious group in the past - A birth-related ceremony (e.g., baptism)? (PBAP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past355100.0
Missing74 
TOTAL355100.0
641) Will the following probably be carried out for you by a religious group in the future - A birth-related ceremony (e.g., baptism)? (FBAP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future66100.0
Missing363 
TOTAL66100.0
642) Has the following been performed for you by a religious group in the past - A wedding ceremony? (PWED4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past346100.0
Missing83 
TOTAL346100.0
643) Will the following probably be carried out for you by a religious group in the future - A wedding ceremony? (FWED4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future81100.0
Missing348 
TOTAL81100.0
644) Has the following been performed for you by a religious group in the past - A funeral? (PFUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the past242100.0
Missing187 
TOTAL242100.0
645) Will the following probably be carried out for you by a religious group in the future - A funeral? (FFUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, probably in the future245100.0
Missing184 
TOTAL245100.0
646) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DO NOT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES REGULARLY: Some observers maintain that few people are actually abandoning their religious traditions. Rather, they draw selective beliefs and practices, even if they do not attend services frequently. They are not about to be recruited by other religious groups. Their identification with their religious tradition is fairly solidly fixed, and it is to these groups that they will turn when confronted with marriage, death and, frequently, birth. How well would you say this observation describes you? (ROLEREL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very accurately14249.3
2) Somewhat accurately8730.2
3) Not very accurately3110.8
4) Not accurately at all289.7
Missing141 
TOTAL288100.0
647) Where are you presently living? (RESNOW4)
TOTAL%
1) On a farm122.9
2) Rural non-farm area348.2
3) In a town or city of under 30,000 people9723.4
4) In a city of 30,000-100,0007417.9
5) In a city of 100,000-400,0008620.8
6) In a city of over 400,00011026.6
9) Varied10.2
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
648) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN4)
TOTAL%
1) A Canadian citizen40697.6
2) A landed immigrant102.4
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
649) Do you speak: (LANG4)
TOTAL%
1) English only34684.2
2) French only112.7
3) English and French5413.1
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
650) Are you: (GENDER4)
TOTAL%
1) Male29468.5
2) Female13531.5
TOTAL429100.0
651) In what year were you born? (YRBORN4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41431.40613
652) What is your national group background (e.g., English, French, German)? (NATGP4)
TOTAL%
1) Austria20.5
2) Belgium10.2
3) Canada61.5
4) French Canadian20.5
5) China10.2
6) Czechoslovakia30.7
7) Denmark20.5
8) England20650.2
9) Finland20.5
10) France4511.0
11) Germany286.8
12) Greece10.2
14) Hungary10.2
15) Iceland10.2
16) India10.2
17) Ireland194.6
18) Israel41.0
19) Italy51.2
21) Japan30.7
24) Netherlands41.0
25) Norway20.5
26) Pakistan10.2
27) Philippines10.2
28) Poland51.2
29) Portugal10.2
30) Romania20.5
31) Russia30.7
32) Scotland368.8
35) Switzerland20.5
36) Ukraine122.9
37) United States10.2
38) Vietnam10.2
39) Wales20.5
41) Yugoslavia20.5
99) Other20.5
Missing19 
TOTAL410100.0
653) Were you living at your current address in 1989? (ADD894)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38696.7
2) No133.3
Missing30 
TOTAL399100.0
654) Were you living at your current address in 1985? (ADD854)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34789.2
2) No4210.8
Missing40 
TOTAL389100.0
655) Were you living at your current address in 1980? (ADD804)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32281.7
2) No7218.3
Missing35 
TOTAL394100.0
656) In which province did you live (the longest) in - 1989? (PROV894)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland297.3
1) British Columbia4210.5
2) Alberta4611.5
3) Saskatchewan389.5
4) Manitoba276.8
5) Ontario6115.3
6) Quebec4310.8
7) New Brunswick358.8
8) Nova Scotia4310.8
9) Prince Edward Island358.8
Missing30 
TOTAL399100.0
657) In which province did you live (the longest) in - 1980? (PROV804)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland297.4
1) British Columbia4110.5
2) Alberta4311.0
3) Saskatchewan389.7
4) Manitoba266.7
5) Ontario6015.4
6) Quebec4311.0
7) New Brunswick359.0
8) Nova Scotia4210.8
9) Prince Edward Island338.5
Missing39 
TOTAL390100.0
658) In which province did you live (the longest) in - 1985? (PROV854)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland297.5
1) British Columbia4010.3
2) Alberta4311.1
3) Saskatchewan379.5
4) Manitoba276.9
5) Ontario6015.4
6) Quebec4311.1
7) New Brunswick359.0
8) Nova Scotia4210.8
9) Prince Edward Island338.5
Missing40 
TOTAL389100.0
659) In which province did you live (the longest) in - 1975? (PROV754)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland277.0
1) British Columbia389.8
2) Alberta4311.1
3) Saskatchewan379.6
4) Manitoba277.0
5) Ontario6015.5
6) Quebec4311.1
7) New Brunswick369.3
8) Nova Scotia4210.9
9) Prince Edward Island348.8
Missing42 
TOTAL387100.0
660) What race are you? (RACE4)
TOTAL%
1) White40297.1
2) Black10.2
4) Oriental71.7
5) East Indian or Pakistani41.0
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
661) Are you currently: (MARITAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Married31876.4
2) Widowed378.9
3) Divorced143.4
4) Separated92.2
5) Never married286.7
6) Living with someone, although not legally married to him/her92.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
662) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes327.9
2) No37192.1
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
663) At present are you: (WRKSTAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time18845.3
2) With a job, but not a work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike71.7
3) Working part-time, not in school256.0
4) Working part-time, going to school30.7
5) Unemployed51.2
6) Retired16740.2
7) Keeping house194.6
8) In school, not presently employed10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
664) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE REPSONDENTS WHO ARE EMPLOYED: What kind of work do you normally do? (Please be specific.)(See summary documentation for SES and occupation codes) (TYPE4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4292744.3053224
665) How many children do you have? (CHILDRE4)
TOTAL%
0) 0369.4
1) 13910.1
2) 212833.2
3) 310427.0
4) 44210.9
5) 5225.7
6) 682.1
7) 720.5
8) 8 or more41.0
Missing44 
TOTAL385100.0
666) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are of preschool age? (CHPRE4)
TOTAL%
1) 975.0
2) 18.3
3) 216.7
Missing417 
TOTAL12100.0
667) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are ages 6-12? (CH6124)
TOTAL%
1) 3069.8
2) 1227.9
3) 12.3
Missing386 
TOTAL43100.0
668) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are ages 13-19? (CH13194)
TOTAL%
1) 5863.7
2) 2931.9
3) 33.3
5) 11.1
Missing338 
TOTAL91100.0
669) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are age 20 or over? (CH2PLU4)
TOTAL%
1) 4716.8
2) 8931.9
3) 7828.0
4) 3612.9
5) 196.8
6) 51.8
7) 31.1
8) 10.4
11) 10.4
Missing150 
TOTAL279100.0
670) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED OR LIVING WITH SOMEONE: At present is your spouse/partner: (SPWKSTA4)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time11936.2
2) With a job, but not a work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike41.2
3) Working part-time, not in school3510.6
5) Unemployed72.1
6) Retired9127.7
7) Keeping house7221.9
8) In school, not presently employed10.3
Missing100 
TOTAL329100.0
671) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE REPSONDENTS WHOSE SPOUSE/PARTNER IS EMPLOYED: What kind of work does he/she do? (See summary documentation for SES and occupation codes) (SPTYPE4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4291714.3782605
672) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED OR LIVING WITH SOMEONE: Which best describes the arrangement between you and your spouse/partner for doing things like cooking, cleaning and laundry? (DIVLAB4)
TOTAL%
1) She does all the cooking, cleaning and laundry.6821.1
2) She does most of it.15046.4
3) Both share the work equally.9027.9
4) He does most of it.92.8
5) He does all the cooking, cleaning, and laundry.61.9
Missing106 
TOTAL323100.0
673) In terms of formal education, what is the highest level you have completed? (EDUC4)
TOTAL%
1) Grade school5413.2
2) High school12530.6
3) Technical or business school9523.3
4) Undergraduate university6115.0
5) Graduate or professional school, university7317.9
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
674) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN AN UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY: What is your major? (UMAJOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Commerce1016.4
2) Education813.1
3) Engineering58.2
4) Fine arts23.3
5) Humanities914.8
6) Nursing711.5
7) Physical education11.6
8) Physical science1118.0
9) Social science46.6
99) Other46.6
Missing368 
TOTAL61100.0
675) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY: What is your field? (PROFIEL4)
TOTAL%
2) Agriculture11.4
3) Commerce1115.7
4) Dentistry34.3
5) Education1622.9
6) Engineer912.9
7) Human resources11.4
8) Humanities11.4
10) Liberal science11.4
11) Math comp11.4
12) Medicine912.9
14) Physical science34.3
15) Religion11.4
16) Social science45.7
99) Other912.9
Missing359 
TOTAL70100.0
676) Was any of your education in church or parochial schools? (PAROCH4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9724.7
2) No29575.3
Missing37 
TOTAL392100.0
677) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your grade school education was in such schools: (PARGS4)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools6860.7
2) Part in parochial schools2017.9
3) None in parochial schools2421.4
Missing317 
TOTAL112100.0
678) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your high school education was in such schools: (PARHS4)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools3940.6
2) Part in parochial schools1717.7
3) None in parochial schools4041.7
Missing333 
TOTAL96100.0
679) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your university education was in such schools: (PARUNIV4)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools512.2
2) Part in parochial schools49.8
3) None in parochial schools3278.0
Missing388 
TOTAL41100.0
680) If you were asked to use one of four names for your social class, which would it be? (CLASS4)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class61.4
2) Working class13131.4
3) Middle class27064.7
4) Upper class81.9
8) Undecided10.2
9) Varied10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
681) With respect to your political views (not party), how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEW4)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal112.6
2) Liberal8320.0
3) Moderate, middle of the road25461.1
4) Conservative5513.2
5) Extremely conservative112.6
9) Varied20.5
Missing13 
TOTAL416100.0
682) Would you please indicate your general religious preference: (RELIG4)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant25159.9
2) Roman Catholic13131.3
3) Jewish71.7
4) None204.8
5) Other, unspecified81.9
7) East Orthodox20.5
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
683) Would you please indicate your mother's general religious preference (if applicable): (MARELIG4)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant22161.2
2) Roman Catholic12033.2
3) Jewish51.4
4) None71.9
5) Other, unspecified41.1
7) East Orthodox30.8
9) Islam10.3
Missing68 
TOTAL361100.0
684) Would you please indicate your father's general religious preference (if applicable): (PARELIG4)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant21160.3
2) Roman Catholic10830.9
3) Jewish51.4
4) None174.9
5) Other, unspecified51.4
7) East Orthodox30.9
9) Islam10.3
Missing79 
TOTAL350100.0
685) Would you please indicate your spouse's general religious preference (if applicable): (SPRELIG4)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant21561.8
2) Roman Catholic11131.9
3) Jewish72.0
4) None92.6
5) Other, unspecified41.1
7) Eastern Orthodox20.6
Missing81 
TOTAL348100.0
686) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (DENOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican7128.0
2) Baptist187.1
3) Lutheran145.5
4) Mennonite41.6
5) Pentecostal20.8
6) Presbyterian197.5
7) Salvation Army41.6
8) United Church10541.3
9) Other, unspecified31.2
12) Brethren20.8
14) Alliance10.4
17) Christian Reformed31.2
19) Church of Christ10.4
20) Evangelical10.4
27) Jehovah's Witness10.4
28) Christadelphian10.4
29) Mormon31.2
31) Nondenominational10.4
Missing175 
TOTAL254100.0
687) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE MOTHER IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (MADENOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican5525.9
2) Baptist188.5
3) Lutheran136.1
4) Mennonite31.4
5) Pentecostal31.4
6) Presbyterian199.0
7) Salvation Army31.4
8) United Church8339.2
9) Other, unspecified31.4
11) Advent10.5
12) Brethren10.5
17) Christian Reformed31.4
19) Church of Christ10.5
28) Christadelphian10.5
29) Mormon20.9
31) Nondenominational10.5
35) Unitarian10.5
99) Other10.5
Missing217 
TOTAL212100.0
688) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE FATHER IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (PADENOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican4823.5
2) Baptist146.9
3) Lutheran136.4
4) Mennonite42.0
5) Pentecostal21.0
6) Presbyterian167.8
7) Salvation Army52.5
8) United Church8943.6
9) Other, unspecified42.0
11) Advent10.5
12) Brethren10.5
17) Christian Reformed31.5
19) Church of Christ10.5
29) Mormon10.5
31) Nondenominational10.5
99) Other10.5
Missing225 
TOTAL204100.0
689) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE SPOUSE IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (SPDENOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican7032.3
2) Baptist198.8
3) Lutheran104.6
4) Mennonite41.8
5) Pentecostal41.8
6) Presbyterian136.0
7) Salvation Army20.9
8) United Church8237.8
9) Other, unspecified20.9
12) Brethren10.5
14) Alliance10.5
17) Christian Reformed31.4
19) Church of Christ10.5
20) Evangelical10.5
27) Jehovah's Witness10.5
29) Mormon31.4
Missing212 
TOTAL217100.0
690) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ROMAN CATHOLIC: Do you think that priests should be allowed to marry? (PRMARRY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13584.4
2) No2415.0
8) Undecided10.6
Missing269 
TOTAL160100.0
691) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ROMAN CATHOLIC: Do you think that women should be eligible for ordination as priests? (PRWOMEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9962.7
2) No5937.3
Missing271 
TOTAL158100.0
692) With respect to Federal political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTFED4)
TOTAL%
0) None10.3
1) Conservative12633.0
2) Liberal12231.9
3) NDP6717.5
4) Reform266.8
5) Other133.4
6) Bloc Q41.0
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied225.8
Missing47 
TOTAL382100.0
693) So far as you and your family are concerned, would you say that your present financial situation leaves you: (SATFIN4)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied13832.9
2) More or less satisfied21651.4
3) Not very satisfied5613.3
4) Not satisfied at all102.4
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
694) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been: (FINALTE4)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better12128.7
2) Getting worse9723.0
3) Staying about the same20348.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
695) Which of the figures below comes closest to your total family income, before taxes, in 1989? (INCOME4)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000174.2
2) $10,000-$19,9994310.6
3) $20,000-$29,9996315.5
4) $30,000-$39,9997317.9
5) $40,000-$49,9996415.7
6) $50,000-$59,9994310.6
7) $60,000-$69,999338.1
8) $70,000-$100,0004410.8
9) Over $100,000276.6
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
696) Compared with Canadian families in general, would you say your family income is far above average, above average, average, below average, far below average? (COMPINC4)
TOTAL%
1) Far above average204.8
2) Above average12529.8
3) Average19446.3
4) Below average7417.7
5) Far below average61.4
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
697) Do you consider the amount of federal income tax which you have to pay as being about right, too high or too low? (FEDTAX4)
TOTAL%
1) About right9323.0
2) Too high30976.3
3) Too low30.7
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
698) If you could live in any province, where would you live? (IFPROV4)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland215.3
1) British Columbia10927.5
2) Alberta4912.3
3) Saskatchewan205.0
4) Manitoba143.5
5) Ontario5012.6
6) Quebec369.1
7) New Brunswick215.3
8) Nova Scotia4711.8
9) Prince Edward Island307.6
Missing32 
TOTAL397100.0
699) If you could live in any country, where would you live? (IFCOUNT4)
TOTAL%
1) Canada30878.0
2) United States399.9
3) Australia123.0
8) England61.5
10) France41.0
11) Germany10.3
19) Italy10.3
21) Japan10.3
25) Norway10.3
29) Portugal20.5
32) Scotland10.3
34) Sweden10.3
35) Switzerland51.3
66) Quebec61.5
99) Other71.8
Missing34 
TOTAL395100.0
700) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - The number of organizations you belong to? (CHORGS4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase5813.8
2) A decrease8319.8
3) No change27966.4
Missing9 
TOTAL420100.0
701) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - How often you attend religious services? (CHATT4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase4210.0
2) A decrease5813.8
3) No change32176.2
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
702) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - The time you spend watching television? (CHTV4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase6314.9
2) A decrease10524.8
3) No change25660.4
Missing5 
TOTAL424100.0
703) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your general happiness? (CHHAP4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase9322.5
2) A decrease5112.3
3) No change27065.2
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0
704) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your enjoyment of marriage (if applicable)? (CHMAR4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase9728.6
2) A decrease267.7
3) No change21663.7
Missing90 
TOTAL339100.0
705) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your enthusiasm for life? (CHENTHU4)
TOTAL%
1) An increase10625.2
2) A decrease4510.7
3) No change27064.1
Missing8 
TOTAL421100.0
706) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Being successful (NBSUC4)
TOTAL%
1) More important5513.3
2) Less important16439.5
3) No change19446.7
8) Undecided20.5
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
707) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Family life (NBFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) More important23655.8
2) Less important133.1
3) No change17441.1
Missing6 
TOTAL423100.0
708) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Social issues (NBSIS4)
TOTAL%
1) More important16840.3
2) Less important4711.3
3) No change20248.4
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
709) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Children (NBCHI4)
TOTAL%
1) More important20150.6
2) Less important307.6
3) No change16641.8
Missing32 
TOTAL397100.0
710) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Getting along with others (NBOTH4)
TOTAL%
1) More important13732.9
2) Less important378.9
3) No change24358.3
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
711) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Material comfort (NBMAT4)
TOTAL%
1) More important10725.5
2) Less important7918.9
3) No change23155.1
9) Varied20.5
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
712) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Sexuality (NBSEX4)
TOTAL%
1) More important409.8
2) Less important13031.9
3) No change23758.2
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
713) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Friendship (NBFD4)
TOTAL%
1) More important16539.8
2) Less important174.1
3) No change23356.1
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
714) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Parents (NBPARS4)
TOTAL%
1) More important10232.2
2) Less important3812.0
3) No change17755.8
Missing112 
TOTAL317100.0
715) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Physical appearance (NBPHYS4)
TOTAL%
1) More important6916.7
2) Less important10525.4
3) No change23957.9
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
716) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Marriage (NBMAR4)
TOTAL%
1) More important13535.1
2) Less important328.3
3) No change21856.6
Missing44 
TOTAL385100.0
717) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - God (NBGOD4)
TOTAL%
1) More important13732.9
2) Less important204.8
3) No change25962.1
8) Undecided10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
718) With the passage of time, would you say that the following has become more important to you, less important to you, or has remained at about the same level of importance? - Intellectual growth (NBINT4)
TOTAL%
1) More important11929.0
2) Less important4210.2
3) No change25060.8
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
719) Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days for you; would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPPY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy10525.2
2) Pretty happy28568.3
3) Not too happy276.5
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
720) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Generally speaking, how would you describe your marriage, as very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPMAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy16448.8
2) Pretty happy15546.1
3) Not too happy175.1
Missing93 
TOTAL336100.0
721) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The province you live in (FUTPROV4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence18945.1
2) Lose some influence9522.7
3) Remain about the same13532.2
Missing10 
TOTAL419100.0
722) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The traditional family (FUTFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence10224.5
2) Lose some influence21451.3
3) Remain about the same10124.2
Missing12 
TOTAL417100.0
723) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Education (FUTEDUC4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence23356.4
2) Lose some influence6916.7
3) Remain about the same11126.9
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
724) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The Arab countries (FUTARAB4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence15739.4
2) Lose some influence13834.7
3) Remain about the same10325.9
Missing31 
TOTAL398100.0
725) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Science (FUTSCI4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence33080.9
2) Lose some influence112.7
3) Remain about the same6415.7
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.2
Missing21 
TOTAL408100.0
726) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United States (FUTUS4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence13432.6
2) Lose some influence15036.5
3) Remain about the same12630.7
8) Undecided10.2
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
727) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Women (FUTWOME4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence30373.5
2) Lose some influence133.2
3) Remain about the same9623.3
Missing17 
TOTAL412100.0
728) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Religion (FUTREL4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence7618.3
2) Lose some influence17341.7
3) Remain about the same16640.0
Missing14 
TOTAL415100.0
729) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Europe (FUTEUR4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence21753.8
2) Lose some influence6115.1
3) Remain about the same12430.8
9) Varied10.2
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
730) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canadian Natives (FUTNATS4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence25662.0
2) Lose some influence4711.4
3) Remain about the same10926.4
8) Undecided10.2
Missing16 
TOTAL413100.0
731) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Men (FUTMEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain409.8
2) Lose13432.9
3) Same23357.2
Missing22 
TOTAL407100.0
732) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The French in Canada (FUTFREN4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence12029.3
2) Lose some influence15537.9
3) Remain about the same13232.3
8) Undecided20.5
Missing20 
TOTAL409100.0
733) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Russia (FUTRUS4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence10225.2
2) Lose some influence19949.1
3) Remain about the same10425.7
Missing24 
TOTAL405100.0
734) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Atheism (FUTATH4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence8521.5
2) Lose some influence10626.8
3) Remain about the same20551.8
Missing33 
TOTAL396100.0
735) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United Nations (FUTUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence16841.4
2) Lose some influence6917.0
3) Remain about the same16841.4
8) Undecided10.2
Missing23 
TOTAL406100.0
736) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Traditional morality (FUTMOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence9022.3
2) Lose some influence19247.6
3) Remain about the same12029.8
8) Undecided10.2
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
737) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Israel (FUTIS4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence6516.1
2) Lose some influence16240.2
3) Remain about the same17643.7
Missing26 
TOTAL403100.0
738) We would like you to look ahead to the year 2000 and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canada (FUTCAN4)
TOTAL%
1) Gain more influence15136.7
2) Lose some influence8721.2
3) Remain about the same17241.8
8) Undecided10.2
Missing18 
TOTAL411100.0
739) Language version (LANGV4)
TOTAL%
1) English39090.9
2) French399.1
TOTAL429100.0
740) Month questionnaire returned (MONTHIN4)
TOTAL%
1) November21349.7
2) December12328.7
3) January6515.2
4) February174.0
5) March112.6
TOTAL429100.0
741) Date questionnaire returned: (DATEIN4)
TOTAL%
1) 61.4
2) 122.8
3) 255.8
4) 20.5
5) 225.1
6) 143.3
7) 102.3
8) 174.0
9) 112.6
10) 71.6
11) 153.5
12) 225.1
13) 81.9
14) 133.0
15) 245.6
16) 245.6
17) 143.3
19) 5212.1
20) 358.2
21) 10.2
22) 347.9
23) 194.4
24) 20.5
26) 153.5
28) 20.5
29) 235.4
TOTAL429100.0
742) Croyez-vous que le Quebec devrait: (What do you think Quebec will do -- appeared in the French version only) (FUTQUE4)
TOTAL%
1) Rester dans le Canada (stay)1334.2
2) Se separer du Canada (separate)513.2
3) Etablir un programme de souverainete association avec le Canada2052.6
Missing391 
TOTAL38100.0
743) Age of respondent: (AGE4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41458.59413
744) Age group: (AGEGP4)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3461.4
2) 35-5415236.7
3) 55 and over25661.8
Missing15 
TOTAL414100.0