Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1994

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent ID (RESP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4626386.1561025
2) Respondent's year of birth (YRBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4571949.28417
3) Just for the record, would you say that your community is in the South, or not? (COMSOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1128.2
2) No2666.7
3) Don't know/No answer25.1
Missing423 
TOTAL39100.0
4) Not counting time spent away at school and for other temporary reasons, have you lived in the South all your life or not? [IF NOT, ASK:] How long have you lived in the South? (LIVESOU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5 years19.1
2) 6 to 10 years19.1
3) More than 10 years327.3
4) All my life654.5
Missing451 
TOTAL11100.0
5) Have you ever traveled or visited outside the South? (TRAVOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6100.0
Missing456 
TOTAL6100.0
6) Have you ever lived in a Southern state? (SOULIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10725.3
2) No31674.7
Missing39 
TOTAL423100.0
7) Have you ever traveled or visited in the South? (TRAVIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23072.8
2) No8627.2
Missing146 
TOTAL316100.0
8) Which State did you live in when you were 16? (STATE16)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama10.2
4) Arizona40.9
6) California5211.3
8) Colorado30.6
9) Connecticut91.9
12) Florida20.4
15) Hawaii10.2
16) Idaho51.1
17) Illinois296.3
18) Indiana173.7
19) Iowa153.2
20) Kansas102.2
21) Kentucky10.2
22) Louisiana20.4
23) Maine40.9
24) Maryland91.9
25) Massachusetts173.7
26) Michigan235.0
27) Minnesota102.2
28) Mississippi30.6
29) Missouri153.2
30) Montana20.4
31) Nebraska40.9
34) New Jersey112.4
35) New Mexico30.6
36) New York418.9
37) North Carolina30.6
38) North Dakota20.4
39) Ohio388.2
40) Oklahoma10.2
41) Oregon71.5
42) Pennsylvania388.2
44) Rhode Island20.4
46) South Dakota20.4
47) Tennessee20.4
48) Texas51.1
49) Utah40.9
50) Vermont10.2
51) Virginia30.6
53) Washington143.0
54) West Virginia81.7
55) Wisconsin214.5
56) Wyoming10.2
77) Foreign country153.2
99) Don't know20.4
TOTAL462100.0
9) Do you consider yourself or anyone in your family a Southerner? (SOUFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, self183.9
2) Yes, family8318.0
3) Yes, both self and family112.4
4) No34675.1
5) Don't know/No answer30.7
Missing1 
TOTAL461100.0
10) Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area? (LIVEWH)
TOTAL%
1) City14230.7
2) Suburbs9219.9
3) Town14431.2
4) Rural7917.1
5) Refused/Not sure51.1
TOTAL462100.0
11) How many years of school have you completed? (EDUC94)
TOTAL%
1) 1st grade or less10.2
2) 2nd grade10.2
3) 3rd grade10.2
8) 8th grade51.1
9) 9th grade51.1
10) 10th grade61.3
11) 11th grade40.9
12) 12th grade15734.0
13) Some college13429.0
14) 4 Year college grad.9520.6
15) Advanced degree5311.5
TOTAL462100.0
12) How often do you attend church or other religious services? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week378.0
2) Once a week12627.3
3) 2-3 times a month5211.3
4) Several times a year14030.3
5) Never10522.7
6) Refused20.4
TOTAL462100.0
13) What is your religious affiliation? [IF PROTESTANT, ASK:] What denomination? (FAITHX)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist429.1
2) Methodist459.7
3) Lutheran388.2
4) Presbyterian235.0
5) Episcopalian122.6
6) Church of Christ51.1
7) Other Protestant367.8
8) Catholic12326.6
9) Jewish91.9
10) Other7616.5
11) None4710.2
12) Don't know/No answer61.3
TOTAL462100.0
14) Are you currently... (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married25755.6
2) Divorced4910.6
3) Separated143.0
4) Widowed418.9
5) Single10021.6
6) No answer10.2
TOTAL462100.0
15) Are you a parent? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33071.4
2) No13228.6
TOTAL462100.0
16) Last week were you primarily: (EMPLOYED)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time26256.7
2) Working part time4810.4
3) Going to school235.0
4) Keeping house357.6
5) Retired8318.0
6) Unemployed71.5
7) Or what?40.9
TOTAL462100.0
17) What about your husband/wife—last week was he/she primarily: (HWEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time16162.6
2) Working part time187.0
3) Going to school10.4
4) Keeping house2810.9
5) Retired4015.6
6) Unemployed51.9
7) Or what?41.6
Missing205 
TOTAL257100.0
18) I am going to read you a list of income categories. Please stop me when a category best describes your total household income before taxes: (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 10,000367.8
2) 10,000 to 19,9995211.3
3) 20,000 to 29,9998418.2
4) 30,000 to 39,9997816.9
5) 40,000 to 49,9995010.8
6) 50,000 to 59,999388.2
7) More than 60,0006213.4
8) No answer6213.4
TOTAL462100.0
19) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE94)
TOTAL%
1) White38282.7
2) Black245.2
3) African-American91.9
4) Negro, colored, etc.10.2
5) Native American/Indian20.4
6) Asian/Oriental81.7
7) Other326.9
8) No answer40.9
TOTAL462100.0
20) Are you of Hispanic origin? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Hispanic286.1
2) No, not Hispanic43393.7
3) Don't know/No answer10.2
TOTAL462100.0
21) How many people under 18 live in this house? (CHILD18)
TOTAL%
0) 28962.6
1) 4910.6
2) 8318.0
3) 265.6
4) 102.2
5) 20.4
6) 10.2
12) 20.4
TOTAL462100.0
22) How many of those are under 12 years old? (CHILD12)
TOTAL%
0) 34073.6
1) 4710.2
2) 5912.8
3) 132.8
4) 20.4
6) 10.2
TOTAL462100.0
23) Including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number? (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) 11124.2
2) 26357.3
3) 5912.9
4) 183.9
5) 51.1
6) 10.2
7) 10.2
10) 10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL459100.0
24) Regardless of how you vote, when it comes to national politics, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or what? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican13529.2
2) Democrat15132.7
3) Independent11925.8
4) Other party224.8
5) Don't know/No answer357.6
TOTAL462100.0
25) [If R answered Democrat, R was asked STRDEM] Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or a not very strong Democrat? (STRDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat7147.0
2) Not very strong Democrat7449.0
3) Don't know/No answer64.0
Missing311 
TOTAL151100.0
26) [If R answered Republican, R was asked STRREP] Would you call yourself a strong Republican or a not very strong Republican? (STRREP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican6245.9
2) Not very strong Republican6850.4
3) Don't know/No answer53.7
Missing327 
TOTAL135100.0
27) [If R answered Independent, R was asked INDEP] Do you usually think of yourself as closer to the Republican party or as closer to the Democratic party? (INDEP)
TOTAL%
1) Closer to Republican party3731.1
2) Closer to Democratic party3529.4
3) Don't know/No answer4739.5
Missing343 
TOTAL119100.0
28) In general, when it comes to politics, do you usually think of yourself as a liberal, a conservative, a moderate, or what? (LIBCON)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal9921.4
2) Moderate (middle of the road)14731.8
3) Conservative16134.8
4) Never think of self in these terms (no preference)194.1
5) Don't know224.8
6) No answer132.8
7) R insists that he/she has no understanding of these terms10.2
TOTAL462100.0
29) [If R answered liberal, R was asked STRLIB] Do you think of yourself as a strong liberal or a not very strong liberal? (STRLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strong liberal4040.4
2) Not very strong liberal5353.5
3) Don't know55.1
4) No answer11.0
Missing363 
TOTAL99100.0
30) [If R answered conservative, R was asked STRCON] Do you think of yourself as a strong conservative or a not very strong conservative? (STRCON)
TOTAL%
1) Strong conservative7747.8
2) Not very strong conservative7345.3
3) Don't know106.2
4) No answer10.6
Missing301 
TOTAL161100.0
31) [If R answered moderate, R was asked MODERATE] Do you think of yourself as more like a liberal or more like a conservative? (MODERATE)
TOTAL%
1) More liberal5436.7
2) Neither149.5
3) More conservative7249.0
4) Don't know74.8
Missing315 
TOTAL147100.0
32) What do you call a carbonated beverage like 7-Up or Dr. Pepper? (SODA)
TOTAL%
1) Pop17036.8
2) Soda19341.8
3) Soda pop153.2
4) Coke194.1
5) Tonic30.6
6) Soft drink194.1
8) Something else337.1
9) Don't know/No answer102.2
TOTAL462100.0
33) What goes inside a Thanksgiving turkey? (STUFFING)
TOTAL%
1) Stuffing37280.5
2) Dressing7616.5
3) Something else71.5
4) Don't know/No answer71.5
TOTAL462100.0
34) What do you call the utensil you fry eggs in? (SKILLET)
TOTAL%
1) Skillet10222.1
2) Frying pan30866.7
3) Something else398.4
4) Don't know/No answer132.8
TOTAL462100.0
35) What do you call your evening meal? (SUPPER)
TOTAL%
1) Supper15533.5
2) Dinner29764.3
3) Something else81.7
4) Don't know/No answer20.4
TOTAL462100.0
36) What do you call the war between the North and the South in the 1860s? (CALLWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Civil War33171.6
2) War Between the States112.4
3) Something else5411.7
4) Don't know/No answer6614.3
TOTAL462100.0
37) There's a Southern expression 'y'all'-how often do you hear people say that? Very often, sometimes, only occasionally, or never? (YALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very often7215.6
2) Sometimes6013.0
3) Only occasionally22047.6
4) Never10823.4
5) Don't know/No answer20.4
TOTAL462100.0
38) How often do you use that expression yourself-very often, sometimes, only occasionally, or never? (YALLUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very often4910.6
2) Sometimes388.2
3) Only occasionally11424.7
4) Never26056.3
5) Don't know/No answer10.2
TOTAL462100.0
39) Can you use 'y'all' for just one person? (YALLONE)
TOTAL%
1) Just one8642.8
2) More than one10954.2
3) Don't know/No answer63.0
Missing261 
TOTAL201100.0
40) What about the expression 'fixin' to'-as in 'I'm fixin' to leave'-how often do you hear people say that? Very often, sometimes, only occasionally, or never? (FIXIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often398.4
2) Sometimes388.2
3) Only occasionally17537.9
4) Never20644.6
5) Don't know/No answer40.9
TOTAL462100.0
41) Do you ever use that expression yourself? [IF YES:] How often-very often, sometimes, only occasionally, or never? (FIXINUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very often132.8
2) Sometimes337.1
3) Only occasionally4610.0
4) Never36979.9
5) Don't know/No answer10.2
TOTAL462100.0
42) What about the expression 'might could'-as in 'I might could do that'-how often do you hear people say that? Very often, sometimes, only occasionally, or never? (MIGHTC)
TOTAL%
1) Very often224.8
2) Sometimes183.9
3) Only occasionally8318.0
4) Never33873.2
5) Don't know/No answer10.2
TOTAL462100.0
43) Do you ever use that expression yourself? [IF YES:] How often-very often, sometimes, only occasionally, or never? (MIGHTUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very often61.3
2) Sometimes255.4
3) Only occasionally204.3
4) Never40988.5
5) Don't know/No answer20.4
TOTAL462100.0
44) Here are some questions about food-If you were going out to eat which of the following foods would you most prefer? (FOODKIND)
TOTAL%
1) Mexican6714.5
2) Italian7917.1
3) Chinese4710.2
4) Southern163.5
5) American11424.7
6) Seafood11224.2
7) Something else153.2
8) Don't know/No answer122.6
TOTAL462100.0
45) When you hear the word 'barbecue,' what meat do you think of? Any special cut of _____? (BARBECUE)
TOTAL%
1) Hamburger/Hot dogs7716.7
2) Pork ribs9219.9
3) Chopped pork81.7
4) Sliced pork20.4
5) Other pork (shoulder, ham, whole hog)204.3
6) Beef ribs4910.6
7) Chicken8919.3
8) Chopped beef61.3
9) Sliced beef40.9
10) Other beef8518.4
11) Something else224.8
12) Don't know/No answer81.7
TOTAL462100.0
46) Food is an important part of many people's Christmas or Hanukkah holidays. For each of the foods I'm going to mention, would you tell me whether you usually eat it at the holidays, sometimes eat it, seldom eat it, or have never eaten it? Fruitcake. (FCAKE)
TOTAL%
1) Usually eat it at the holidays8518.4
2) Sometimes eat it7816.9
3) Seldom eat it11224.2
4) Never eat it18740.5
TOTAL462100.0
47) Food is an important part of many people's Christmas or Hanukkah holidays. For each of the foods I'm going to mention, would you tell me whether you usually eat it at the holidays, sometimes eat it, seldom eat it, or have never eaten it? Mince pie. (MINCEPIE)
TOTAL%
1) Usually eat it at the holidays5411.7
2) Sometimes eat it6213.4
3) Seldom eat it6714.5
4) Never eat it27760.0
5) Don't know/No answer20.4
TOTAL462100.0
48) Food is an important part of many people's Christmas or Hanukkah holidays. For each of the foods I'm going to mention, would you tell me whether you usually eat it at the holidays, sometimes eat it, seldom eat it, or have never eaten it? Boiled custard. (BCUSTARD)
TOTAL%
1) Usually eat it at the holidays183.9
2) Sometimes eat it347.4
3) Seldom eat it6313.6
4) Never eat it34173.8
5) Don't know/No answer61.3
TOTAL462100.0
49) Food is an important part of many people's Christmas or Hanukkah holidays. For each of the foods I'm going to mention, would you tell me whether you usually eat it at the holidays, sometimes eat it, seldom eat it, or have never eaten it? Sweet potato casserole. (SPCASS)
TOTAL%
1) Usually eat it at the holidays13529.2
2) Sometimes eat it7516.2
3) Seldom eat it5010.8
4) Never eat it20043.3
5) Don't know/No answer20.4
TOTAL462100.0
50) Food is an important part of many people's Christmas or Hanukkah holidays. For each of the foods I'm going to mention, would you tell me whether you usually eat it at the holidays, sometimes eat it, seldom eat it, or have never eaten it? Ambrosia. (AMBROSIA)
TOTAL%
1) Usually eat it at the holidays306.5
2) Sometimes eat it5712.3
3) Seldom eat it4910.6
4) Never eat it31367.7
5) Don't know/No answer132.8
TOTAL462100.0
51) Food is an important part of many people's Christmas or Hanukkah holidays. For each of the foods I'm going to mention, would you tell me whether you usually eat it at the holidays, sometimes eat it, seldom eat it, or have never eaten it? Pumpkin pie. (PUMPKINP)
TOTAL%
1) Usually eat it at the holidays34374.2
2) Sometimes eat it5311.5
3) Seldom eat it306.5
4) Never eat it367.8
TOTAL462100.0
52) Food is an important part of many people's Christmas or Hanukkah holidays. For each of the foods I'm going to mention, would you tell me whether you usually eat it at the holidays, sometimes eat it, seldom eat it, or have never eaten it? Eggnog. (EGGNOG)
TOTAL%
1) Usually eat it at the holidays19642.4
2) Sometimes eat it9219.9
3) Seldom eat it6714.5
4) Never eat it10622.9
5) Don't know/No answer10.2
TOTAL462100.0
53) Do you spike it? [IF YES:] With what? (SPIKENOG)
TOTAL%
1) No, don't spike it18552.1
2) Yes, with Bourbon205.6
3) Yes, with Rum6217.5
4) Yes, with Brandy154.2
5) Yes, with 'Whiskey' (unspecified)174.8
6) Yes, with other246.8
7) Sometimes267.3
8) Don't know/No answer61.7
Missing107 
TOTAL355100.0
54) Do you ever give food as presents at the holidays? [IF YES:] Do you make it yourself, or buy it already prepared? (GIVEFOOD)
TOTAL%
1) No, never give food as presents17137.0
2) Yes, give food that is homemade17638.1
3) Yes, give food that I buy already prepared7416.0
4) Both, buy and make food for gifts418.9
TOTAL462100.0
55) Do you usually dress up for holiday meals at home, or do you dress casually? (DRESSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Dress up11625.1
2) Dress casually33472.3
3) Don't know/No answer122.6
TOTAL462100.0
56) Do you decorate the outside of your house with lights? [IF YES:] Do you go all out, or do you just have a few? (LIGHTOUT)
TOTAL%
1) No, don't use lights17237.2
2) Yes, go all out9119.7
3) Yes, just a few19842.9
4) Don't know/No answer10.2
TOTAL462100.0
57) How about New Year's Eve: Do you usually go out to celebrate, do you celebrate at home, or do you not celebrate New Year's at all? (NYEVE)
TOTAL%
1) Go out14331.0
2) Celebrate at home20243.7
3) Don't celebrate7315.8
4) Depends429.1
5) Don't know/No answer20.4
TOTAL462100.0
58) Have you ever set off fireworks or fired a gun to celebrate New Year's Eve? Which? (NYEVEGUN)
TOTAL%
1) No, neither33372.1
2) Yes, fireworks9320.1
3) Yes, fired gun163.5
4) Yes, both204.3
TOTAL462100.0
59) On another holiday: Some people say Valentine's Day is a nice occasion to show affection for loved ones. Others say it's mostly a way for card and candy companies to make money. How about you-which view is closer to your own? (VALENTIN)
TOTAL%
1) Occasion to show affection28962.6
2) Money for card companies12326.6
3) Depends367.8
4) Don't know/No answer143.0
TOTAL462100.0
60) Here are some questions on a different subject: Do you yourself, or does anyone in your family, do genealogy-that is, the study of your family's ancestry? (GENEALOG)
TOTAL%
1) No (does not study genealogy)23350.4
2) Respondent does306.5
3) Other family member does17137.0
4) Respondent and another family member do255.4
5) Don't know/No answer30.6
TOTAL462100.0
61) Did you have any ancestors living in the United States in 1860? (LIVE1860)
TOTAL%
1) No, no ancestors in U.S. in 186013228.6
2) Yes, had ancestors in U.S. in 186022147.8
3) Don't know/No answer10923.6
TOTAL462100.0
62) Did any of your family fight in the Civil War? [IF YES:] Which side did they fight for-for the Confederacy, for the Union, or did members of your family fight on both sides? (CIVFIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) No, did not fight in the Civil War6228.1
2) Yes, fought for Confederacy188.1
3) Yes, fought for Union4118.6
4) Yes, fought for both sides135.9
5) Don't know/No answer8739.4
Missing241 
TOTAL221100.0
63) Can you name any Civil War battles, right off hand? (BATTLES)
TOTAL%
1) No, can't name one18339.6
2) Yes, Gettysburg15032.5
3) Yes, other battle named11625.1
4) Don't know/No answer132.8
TOTAL462100.0
64) Some people say the Confederate flag reminds them of white supremacy and racial conflict. Other people say the Confederate flag is a symbol of Southern heritage and pride. Do you think the flag is more a symbol of racial conflict or Southern pride? (FLAG)
TOTAL%
1) Racial conflict8418.2
2) Southern pride30064.9
3) Don't know/No answer7816.9
TOTAL462100.0
65) Some people feel very strongly about the Confederate flag. Others don't care much about it one way or the other. How about you: Would you say you feel very strongly about it, you don't care much about it, or something in between? (FLAGFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) Feel strongly4910.6
2) Don't care much21245.9
3) Something in between19341.8
4) Don't know/No answer81.7
TOTAL462100.0
66) If I had an ancestor who fought in the Confederate Army, I would be ashamed, knowing what I know about the reasons for the War. Do you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree or strongly disagree? (CONFEDS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree166.7
2) Somewhat agree3313.8
3) Somewhat disagree5924.6
4) Strongly disagree8836.7
5) Don't know/No answer4418.3
Missing222 
TOTAL240100.0
67) If I had an ancestor who fought in the Confederate Army, I would be proud that he fought for what he thought was right. Do you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree or strongly disagree? (CONFEDP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11853.2
2) Somewhat agree6127.5
3) Somewhat disagree104.5
4) Strongly disagree115.0
5) Don't know/No answer229.9
Missing240 
TOTAL222100.0
68) The South is better off as part of the United States than it would be as a separate country. (SOUUS94)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33973.4
2) Somewhat agree5211.3
3) Somewhat disagree153.2
4) Strongly disagree286.1
5) Don't know/No answer286.1
TOTAL462100.0
69) It's important to remember our history, but the Civil War doesn't mean much to me personally. (CWDMM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9019.5
2) Somewhat agree13328.8
3) Somewhat disagree8919.3
4) Strongly disagree13529.2
5) Don't know/No answer153.2
TOTAL462100.0
70) There should be no official use of the Confederate flag by state and local governments-for instance, in state flags or over state buildings. (STATECF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10121.9
2) Somewhat agree7416.0
3) Somewhat disagree12126.2
4) Strongly disagree10121.9
5) Don't know/No answer6514.1
TOTAL462100.0
71) No one should be allowed to display the Confederate flag, even individuals and private organizations. (DISPLAYF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree224.8
2) Somewhat agree214.5
3) Somewhat disagree12426.8
4) Strongly disagree25455.0
5) Don't know/No answer418.9
TOTAL462100.0
72) I have a great deal of interest in the history of the South. (SOUHIST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9520.6
2) Somewhat agree16736.1
3) Somewhat disagree10222.1
4) Strongly disagree7917.1
5) Don't know/No answer194.1
TOTAL462100.0
73) It's a good thing the South lost the Civil War. (SOULOST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14130.5
2) Somewhat agree10121.9
3) Somewhat disagree7315.8
4) Strongly disagree449.5
5) Don't know/No answer10322.3
TOTAL462100.0
74) We would be better off if we paid less attention to history and put the past behind us. (LESSHIST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7716.7
2) Somewhat agree5712.3
3) Somewhat disagree8819.0
4) Strongly disagree22648.9
5) Don't know/No answer143.0
TOTAL462100.0
75) The Civil War was more about slavery than it was about states' rights or any other issue. (CIVILWHY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12927.9
2) Somewhat agree11524.9
3) Somewhat disagree10422.5
4) Strongly disagree7315.8
5) Don't know/No answer418.9
TOTAL462100.0
76) There's a lot of talk about race relations these days, and it's important to know how people really feel about these things. Are you in favor of integration of the races, strict segregation, or something in-between? (SEGREGAT)
TOTAL%
1) Integration24653.2
2) Strict segregation132.8
3) Something in-between17537.9
4) Don't know/No answer286.1
TOTAL462100.0
77) OK, here are a few more questions, just for fun. If you had to say, what one state best captures your idea of the South? (STSOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama5010.8
2) Arkansas51.1
3) Florida132.8
4) Georgia12927.9
5) Kentucky81.7
6) Louisiana245.2
7) Mississippi337.1
8) North Carolina275.8
9) Oklahoma10.2
10) South Carolina357.6
11) Tennessee214.5
12) Texas286.1
13) Virginia286.1
14) Other81.7
15) Don't know/No answer5211.3
TOTAL462100.0
78) Is there any movie star from the South working today that you particularly admire? (STARSOU)
TOTAL%
1) No30465.8
2) Yes5010.8
3) Don't know/No answer10823.4
TOTAL462100.0
79) Is the vehicle you drive most an import or American-made? Is it a car or van, or a truck? (CARVAN)
TOTAL%
1) Import car or van10422.5
2) Import truck296.3
3) American car or van25855.8
4) American truck5612.1
5) Don't have a car122.6
6) Don't know/No answer30.6
TOTAL462100.0
80) Do you have any bumper stickers on your car or truck? (BUMPSTIK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7917.8
2) No36682.2
Missing17 
TOTAL445100.0
81) Does anything hang from your rear-view mirror? (HANGREAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7817.5
2) No36782.5
Missing17 
TOTAL445100.0
82) Do you pull over for funerals? (PULLOVER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35880.4
2) No6815.3
3) Depends132.9
4) Don't know/No answer61.3
Missing17 
TOTAL445100.0
83) The Atlanta Journal Constitution newspaper cosponsors this poll and will feature some articles based on the results. Sometimes their reporters like to call back some of the people we've talked with to interview them for a story in the newspaper. If you agree to be called back by a reporter and one does call you, some of your opinions may appear in the article. Knowing this, may a reporter call you back to interview you for a newspaper article? (CALLBACK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29363.4
2) No16235.1
3) No answer71.5
TOTAL462100.0
84) Respondent be good to interview? (GOODINT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, good to interview23279.2
2) No, not good to interview6120.8
Missing169 
TOTAL293100.0
85) Respondent's sex (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male19842.9
2) Female26457.1
TOTAL462100.0
86) Respondent's accent (ACCENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Southern accent30.6
2) Detectable Southern accent, but not strong347.4
3) No Southern accent42592.0
TOTAL462100.0
87) Interviewer number (INTNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 132.8
2) 194.1
3) 275.8
4) 51.1
5) 286.1
6) 224.8
7) 235.0
8) 61.3
9) 306.5
10) 224.8
11) 132.8
12) 122.6
13) 296.3
14) 173.7
15) 275.8
16) 4710.2
17) 4810.4
18) 132.8
19) 275.8
20) 143.0
21) 102.2
22) 102.2
TOTAL462100.0
88) Minutes/length of interview (MINUTES)
TOTAL%
7) 10.2
9) 30.6
10) 153.2
11) 5211.3
12) 6113.2
13) 6514.1
14) 6514.1
15) 459.7
16) 449.5
17) 286.1
18) 214.5
19) 163.5
20) 102.2
21) 81.7
22) 112.4
23) 30.6
24) 30.6
25) 20.4
26) 10.2
27) 10.2
28) 30.6
33) 20.4
35) 10.2
41) 10.2
TOTAL462100.0
89) Educational attainment (GRADE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than grade 981.7
2) 9th to 11th grade153.2
3) High school graduate15734.0
4) Some college13429.0
5) College grad or more14832.0
TOTAL462100.0
90) County (COUNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45160.40447
91) Religious preference recode (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant16535.7
2) Other Protestant367.8
3) Catholic12326.6
4) Jewish91.9
5) Other7616.5
6) None4710.2
7) Don't know/No answer61.3
TOTAL462100.0
92) Respondent's race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White38282.7
2) Black/African-American347.4
3) Native American/Indian20.4
4) Other408.7
5) No answer40.9
TOTAL462100.0
93) Test of sample with black oversample (OSTEST)
TOTAL%
2) Non-South462100.0
TOTAL462100.0
94) Race of interviewer (INTRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White43594.2
2) Black/African-American275.8
TOTAL462100.0
95) Gender of interviewer (INTGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Male6614.3
2) Female39685.7
TOTAL462100.0
96) Recode of region South/non-South (NEWREG)
TOTAL%
2) Non-South462100.0
TOTAL462100.0
97) Region of country-Gallup (GALREG)
TOTAL%
2) New England357.6
3) East Central11324.5
4) West Central7015.2
5) Mountain States388.2
6) Middle Atlantic11224.2
7) Pacific Coast9420.3
TOTAL462100.0
98) Recode of party id (PIDRCODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat7115.4
2) Not very strong Democrat8017.3
3) Independent, closer to Democrat357.6
4) Independent4710.2
5) Independent, closer to Republican378.0
6) Not very strong Republican7315.8
7) Strong Republican6213.4
8) Other party224.8
9) Don't know/No answer357.6
TOTAL462100.0
99) South or non-South recode (NV)
TOTAL%
2) Non-South462100.0
TOTAL462100.0
100) Recode of minutes/interview (RCMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 15 minutes26256.7
2) 15-19 minutes15433.3
3) 20-29 minutes429.1
4) 30+ minutes40.9
TOTAL462100.0
101) Age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45744.71617
102) Liberal-conservative total (recode) (LCRECODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong liberal408.7
2) Not strong liberal5912.8
3) Moderate-liberal5411.7
4) Moderate214.5
5) Moderate-conservative7215.6
6) Not strong conservative8418.2
7) Strong conservative7716.7
8) No preference194.1
9) Don't know/No answer367.8
TOTAL462100.0
103) Residence at age 16: South/Non-south (RESIDENT)
TOTAL%
1) South235.2
2) Border327.2
3) Non-south39087.6
Missing17 
TOTAL445100.0
104) Called state Deep South or not (DEEPSOU)
TOTAL%
3) Non-South462100.0
TOTAL462100.0
105) Which state called (STATCALL)
TOTAL%
14) Delaware20.4
15) D.C.10.2
16) Maryland153.2
17) Missouri143.0
18) West Virginia102.2
20) Arizona122.6
21) California6614.3
22) Colorado102.2
23) Connecticut91.9
25) Idaho40.9
26) Illinois357.6
27) Indiana153.2
28) Iowa112.4
29) Kansas61.3
30) Maine81.7
31) Massachusetts132.8
32) Michigan245.2
33) Minnesota102.2
34) Montana30.6
35) Nebraska51.1
36) Nevada10.2
37) New Hampshire10.2
38) New Jersey143.0
39) New Mexico30.6
40) New York347.4
41) North Dakota10.2
42) Ohio398.4
43) Oregon122.6
44) Pennsylvania367.8
45) Rhode Island30.6
46) South Dakota30.6
47) Utah30.6
48) Vermont10.2
49) Washington163.5
50) Wisconsin204.3
51) Wyoming20.4
TOTAL462100.0
106) Age of respondent by categories (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 245111.2
2) 25 to 4420144.0
3) 45 to 6413529.5
4) 65 or older7015.3
Missing5 
TOTAL457100.0
107) Recode of STATCALL (regional breakdown) (WHSTATE)
TOTAL%
2) Border429.1
3) Non-South42090.9
TOTAL462100.0
108) Put on hot dogs: cole slaw (COLESLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61.3
2) No45698.7
TOTAL462100.0
109) Put on hot dogs: chili (CHILI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4810.4
2) No41489.6
TOTAL462100.0
110) Put on hot dogs: mustard (MUSTARD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33772.9
2) No12527.1
TOTAL462100.0
111) Put on hot dogs: relish (RELISH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13328.8
2) No32971.2
TOTAL462100.0
112) Put on hot dogs: onions (ONIONSHD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12727.5
2) No33572.5
TOTAL462100.0
113) Put on hot dogs: sauerkraut (SAUERKR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes337.1
2) No42992.9
TOTAL462100.0
114) Put on hot dogs: ketchup (KETCHUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20945.2
2) No25354.8
TOTAL462100.0
115) Put on hot dogs: other (OTHERHD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5211.3
2) No41088.7
TOTAL462100.0
116) Don't eat hot dogs (DONTEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes296.3
2) No43393.7
TOTAL462100.0
117) In turkey stuffing: cornbread (CORNBRD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes459.7
2) No41790.3
TOTAL462100.0
118) In turkey stuffing: rice (RICE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71.5
2) No45598.5
TOTAL462100.0
119) In turkey stuffing: onions (ONIONST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15734.0
2) No30566.0
TOTAL462100.0
120) In turkey stuffing: sausage (SAUSAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes337.1
2) No42992.9
TOTAL462100.0
121) In turkey stuffing: pecans (PECANS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20.4
2) No46099.6
TOTAL462100.0
122) In turkey stuffing: oysters (OYSTERS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes296.3
2) No43393.7
TOTAL462100.0
123) In turkey stuffing: other (OTHERT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14932.3
2) No31367.7
TOTAL462100.0
124) In turkey stuffing: celery (CELERY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15533.5
2) No30766.5
TOTAL462100.0
125) In turkey stuffing: spices (SPICES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14331.0
2) No31969.0
TOTAL462100.0
126) In turkey stuffing: prepackaged (PREPACK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes224.8
2) No44095.2
TOTAL462100.0
127) In turkey stuffing: bread (BREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19241.6
2) No27058.4
TOTAL462100.0
128) In turkey stuffing: don't like it (DONTLIKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes367.8
2) No42692.2
TOTAL462100.0
129) When interview terminated (TERMIN)
TOTAL%
4) Complete462100.0
TOTAL462100.0
130) Stfips (STFIPS)
TOTAL%
4) 122.6
6) 6614.3
8) 102.2
9) 91.9
10) 20.4
11) 10.2
16) 40.9
17) 357.6
18) 153.2
19) 112.4
20) 61.3
23) 81.7
24) 153.2
25) 132.8
26) 245.2
27) 102.2
29) 143.0
30) 30.6
31) 51.1
32) 10.2
33) 10.2
34) 143.0
35) 30.6
36) 347.4
38) 10.2
39) 398.4
41) 122.6
42) 367.8
44) 30.6
46) 30.6
49) 30.6
50) 10.2
53) 163.5
54) 102.2
55) 204.3
56) 20.4
TOTAL462100.0
131) Cnty (CNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46258.96548
132) Nsmetro (NSMETRO)
TOTAL%
0) Metro10723.7
1) Non-metro34476.3
Missing11 
TOTAL451100.0
133) WTVARS (WTVARS)
TOTAL%
.509424350483952) 11124.2
1.01884870096789) 26357.3
1.52827305145186) 5912.9
2.03769740193583) 183.9
2.54712175241975) 51.1
3.05654610290372) 10.2
3.5659704533877) 10.2
5.09424350483951) 10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL459100.0
134) WTVAR (WTVAR)
TOTAL%
.5) 266.7
1) 133.3
Missing459 
TOTAL3100.0
135) WTVARN (WTVARN)
TOTAL%
.491642084562438) 11124.0
.5) 20.4
.983284169124878) 26356.9
1) 10.2
1.47492625368729) 5912.8
1.96656833824976) 183.9
2.45821042281217) 51.1
2.94985250737464) 10.2
3.44149459193705) 10.2
4.9164208456244) 10.2
TOTAL462100.0
136) TOTWT (TOTWT)
TOTAL%
1.0349317140345) 11124.0
1.05252555317309) 20.4
2.06986342806904) 26356.9
2.10505110634619) 10.2
3.10479514210354) 5912.8
4.13972685613809) 183.9
5.17465857017259) 51.1
6.20959028420708) 10.2
7.24452199824163) 10.2
10.3493171403452) 10.2
TOTAL462100.0
137) QNUM (QNUM)
TOTAL%
20) 51.4
44) 164.4
82) 20.6
84) 13838.1
93) 8423.2
108) 51.4
109) 3910.8
112) 7320.2
Missing100 
TOTAL362100.0
138) Othrelig (OTHRELIG)
139) Cwname (CWNAME)
140) Spikeoth (SPIKEOTH)
141) Givepres (GIVEPRES)
142) Batname (BATNAME)
143) Sstbest (SSTBEST)
144) Southmov (SOUTHMOV)
145) Rearhang (REARHANG)
146) I-AGE: Age of respondent by categories (for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 245111.2
2) 25 to 4420144.0
3) 45 to 6413529.5
4) 65 or older7015.3
Missing5 
TOTAL457100.0
147) I-EDUC: Educational attainment (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than grade 981.7
2) 9th to 11th grade153.2
3) High school graduate15734.0
4) Some college13429.0
5) College grad or more14832.0
TOTAL462100.0
148) I-GENDER: Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male19842.9
2) Female26457.1
TOTAL462100.0
149) I-PARTYID: Regardless of how you vote, when it comes to national politics, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or what? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican13531.6
2) Democrat15135.4
3) Independent11927.9
4) Other party225.2
Missing35 
TOTAL427100.0
150) I-RACE: Respondent's race (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White38283.4
2) Black/African-American347.4
3) Native American/Indian20.4
4) Other408.7
Missing4 
TOTAL458100.0
151) I-RELIGION: What is your religious affiliation? [IF PROTESTANT, ASK:] What denomination? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist429.2
2) Other Protestant15934.9
3) Catholic12327.0
4) Jewish92.0
5) Other7616.7
6) None4710.3
Missing6 
TOTAL456100.0