Small Groups Survey, 1991 (Individuals Not in Groups Sample)

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All frequencies weighted by 53) WEIGHT2
1) Number of adult residents in household (HHSIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9602.250.96
2) How many adults residing in the household are men? (MEN_INHH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9601.090.68
3) How many years have you lived in your present community? (YRS_COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one9610
2) One to less than two828.5
3) Two to less than three596.1
4) Three to less than five727.5
5) Five to less than ten11211.7
6) Ten or more53555.7
7) Don't know/Refused4.4
TOTAL960100.0
4) Of your closest friends, how many would you say live in your present community? (FRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) None19220
2) One or two23824.8
3) Three to five19720.5
4) More than five31733.1
5) Don't know/Refused151.6
TOTAL959100.0
5) Are you currently involved in any small group that meets regularly and provides support or caring for those who participate in it? (SMGROUP)
TOTAL%
2) No95699.6
3) Don't know/Refused4.4
TOTAL960100.0
6) Please tell me how old you are. (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL96042.9017.54
7) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate (K-11)22923.9
2) High school graduate (12)32133.4
3) Some college17718.4
4) Trade/technical/vocational training656.8
5) College graduate10410.8
6) Post-graduate work/degree555.7
7) Don't know/Refused9.9
TOTAL960100.0
8) Race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White82586
2) Black10110.5
3) Some other262.7
4) Don't know/Refused7.7
TOTAL959100.0
9) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or other Spanish background? (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes767.9
2) No86289.8
3) Don't know/Refused222.3
TOTAL960100.0
10) What is your current occupation? (OCCUP)
TOTAL%
1) Other181.9
2) Don't know101
4) Unemployed525.4
6) Student303.1
7) Housewife16917.6
8) Retired/disabled14314.9
9) Professional/managerial17117.8
10) Secretarial/clerical474.9
11) Services/labor26327.4
12) Sales/retail394.1
13) Farmer/rancher131.4
14) Military4.4
TOTAL959100.0
11) Are there any children under the age of 18 currently living in your household? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40442.1
2) No55457.7
3) Don't know/Refused2.2
TOTAL960100.0
12) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18 CURRENTLY LIVING IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD: How many children are -- Less than 6 years old (KIDLT6)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9600.861.04
13) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18 CURRENTLY LIVING IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD: How many children are -- Between 6 and 12 years old (KID6TO12)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9600.710.89
14) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18 CURRENTLY LIVING IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD: How many children are -- Between 13 and 17 years old (KID12)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9600.460.65
15) Which of the following best describes the place in which you live? (LIVEIN)
TOTAL%
1) A large city or metropolitan area (over 500,000 people)16016.7
2) The suburb of a large city or metropolitan area11411.9
3) A medium city or suburb of a medium city (100,000 to 500,000 people)13614.2
4) A small city19019.8
5) A small town15416.1
6) A rural area17217.9
7) Don't know/Refused333.4
TOTAL959100.0
16) Would you please give me the letter of the group which best represents the total annual income, before taxes, of all the members of your immediate family living in your household? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $10,00010410.8
2) $10,000 - $14,999727.5
3) $15,000 - $19,999798.2
4) $20,000 - $24,999899.3
5) $25,000 - $29,999778
6) $30,000 - $34,999737.6
7) $35,000 - $39,999545.6
8) $40,000 - $44,999434.5
9) $45,000 - $49,999485
10) $50,000 - $54,999373.9
11) $55,000 - $59,999192
12) $60,000 - $64,999252.6
13) $65,000 or more737.6
14) Don't know/Refused16617.3
TOTAL959100.0
17) Does your household have a telephone? (PHONE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes88292
2) No707.3
3) Don't know/Refused7.7
TOTAL959100.0
18) Gender (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male48050
2) Female48050
TOTAL960100.0
19) State (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) AL161.7
5) AR111.1
6) CA959.9
8) CO151.6
9) CT151.6
12) FL485
13) GA272.8
15) HI5.5
17) IL373.9
18) IN181.9
19) IA192
20) KA8.8
21) KY111.1
22) LA313.2
24) MD141.5
25) MA424.4
26) MI575.9
27) MN121.3
29) MO192
30) MT8.8
31) NE141.5
32) NV4.4
33) NH6.6
34) NJ353.6
35) NM121.3
36) NY677
37) NC252.6
39) OH464.8
40) OK121.3
41) OR101
42) PA394.1
44) RI131.4
45) SC181.9
47) TN303.1
48) TX575.9
51) VA202.1
53) WA192
54) WV101
55) WI141.5
TOTAL959100.0
20) Not including the group(s) that you currently belong to -- In the past, were you ever involved in any small groups that met regularly and provided support or caring for those who participated in them? (PASTGRPS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24925.9
2) No70273.1
3) Don't know/Refused9.9
TOTAL960100.0
21) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE INVOLVED IN ANY SMALL GROUPS THAT MET REGULARLY AND PROVIDED SUPPORT OR CARING FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THEM: Not including the group(s) that you currently belong to -- How many groups like this would you say you have been involved in as an adult? (NOPSTGRP)
TOTAL%
1) None2911.7
2) One9939.9
3) Two5622.6
4) Three or four4317.3
5) Five or more197.7
6) Don't know/Refused2.8
Missing711 
TOTAL248100.0
22) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE INVOLVED IN ANY SMALL GROUPS THAT MET REGULARLY AND PROVIDED SUPPORT OR CARING FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THEM: Not including the group(s) that you currently belong to -- During the past three years, were you involved in any groups like this? (GRPSPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8232.9
2) No16767.1
Missing711 
TOTAL249100.0
23) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE INVOLVED IN ANY SMALL GROUPS THAT MET REGULARLY AND PROVIDED SUPPORT OR CARING FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THEM IN THE PAST THREE YEARS: Not including the group(s) that you currently belong to -- How long, during the past three years, were you involved? (INV_GRPS)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 6 months1316
2) 6 months to less than 1 year1012.3
3) 1 year to less than 2 years1619.8
4) 2 years to 3 years4150.6
5) Don't know/Refused11.2
Missing878 
TOTAL81100.0
24) Not including the group(s) that you currently belong to -- Were you in a group that focused on religious or spiritual matters? (RELGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5263.4
2) No3036.6
Missing878 
TOTAL82100.0
25) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT INVOLVED IN ANY SMALL GROUP THAT MEETS REGULARLY AND PROVIDES SUPPORT OR CARING FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATE IN IT: Would you like to be involved in some kind of small group that meets regularly and provides support or caring for its members? (SMGRPINV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23124.1
2) No66669.4
3) Don't know/Refused636.6
TOTAL960100.0
26) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT INVOLVED IN ANY SMALL GROUP THAT MEETS REGULARLY AND PROVIDES SUPPORT OR CARING FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATE IN IT, AND WOULD LIKE TO BE INVOLVED IN ONE: How likely is it that you will join a group like this within the next year? (JOINGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely2912.6
2) Fairly likely9541.1
3) Fairly unlikely5523.8
4) Very unlikely3414.7
5) Don't know/Refused187.8
Missing729 
TOTAL231100.0
27) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT INVOLVED IN ANY SMALL GROUP THAT MEETS REGULARLY AND PROVIDES SUPPORT OR CARING FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATE IN IT, AND WOULD LIKE TO BE INVOLVED IN ONE: Do you have a specific group in mind that you would like to join? (SPCFCGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10244.2
2) No11951.5
3) Don't know/Refused104.3
Missing729 
TOTAL231100.0
28) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT INVOLVED IN ANY SMALL GROUP THAT MEETS REGULARLY AND PROVIDES SUPPORT OR CARING FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATE IN IT, AND WOULD LIKE TO BE INVOLVED IN ONE: If you were to join a small group like this, would it probably have (GRPTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) A religious focus8537
2) Some other focus12453.9
3) Don't know/Refused219.1
Missing729 
TOTAL230100.0
29) Are you part of any circle of friends who sometimes do things to help each other out? (FRIENDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52755
2) No42544.3
3) Don't know/Refused7.7
Missing1 
TOTAL959100.0
30) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PART OF A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WHO SOMETIMES DO THINGS TO HELP EACH OTHER OUT: Does this circle of friends do each of the following? -- Support each other emotionally (FRIEND1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48792.4
2) No356.6
3) Don't know/Refused5.9
Missing433 
TOTAL527100.0
31) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PART OF A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WHO SOMETIMES DO THINGS TO HELP EACH OTHER OUT: Does this circle of friends do each of the following? -- Work on projects together (FRIEND2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35467.2
2) No16731.7
3) Don't know/Refused61.1
Missing433 
TOTAL527100.0
32) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PART OF A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WHO SOMETIMES DO THINGS TO HELP EACH OTHER OUT: Does this circle of friends do each of the following? -- See each other socially (FRIEND3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50195.1
2) No224.2
3) Don't know/Refused4.8
Missing433 
TOTAL527100.0
33) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PART OF A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WHO SOMETIMES DO THINGS TO HELP EACH OTHER OUT: Does this circle of friends do each of the following? -- Have any regular meetings (FRIEND4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9417.8
2) No42781
3) Don't know/Refused61.1
Missing433 
TOTAL527100.0
34) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PART OF A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WHO SOMETIMES DO THINGS TO HELP EACH OTHER OUT: Does this circle of friends do each of the following? -- Give each other gifts (FRIEND5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37471
2) No14828.1
3) Don't know/Refused5.9
Missing433 
TOTAL527100.0
35) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PART OF A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WHO SOMETIMES DO THINGS TO HELP EACH OTHER OUT: Does this circle of friends do each of the following? -- Live in the same neighborhood (FRIEND6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26850.8
2) No25347.9
3) Don't know/Refused71.3
Missing433 
TOTAL528100.0
36) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PART OF A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WHO SOMETIMES DO THINGS TO HELP EACH OTHER OUT: Does this circle of friends do each of the following? -- Know each other from high school or college (FRIEND7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23544.5
2) No28954.7
3) Don't know/Refused4.8
Missing433 
TOTAL528100.0
37) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PART OF A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WHO SOMETIMES DO THINGS TO HELP EACH OTHER OUT: Does this circle of friends do each of the following? -- Provide child care for each other (FRIEND9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20538.9
2) No31760.2
3) Don't know/Refused5.9
Missing433 
TOTAL527100.0
38) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PART OF A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WHO SOMETIMES DO THINGS TO HELP EACH OTHER OUT: Does this circle of friends do each of the following? -- Help each other financially (FRIEND10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21039.8
2) No30958.6
3) Don't know/Refused81.5
Missing433 
TOTAL527100.0
39) How interested are you at present in developing your faith or spirituality? Are you (SPIRITL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested21722.7
2) Fairly interested31432.9
3) Fairly uninterested20621.6
4) Very uninterested17718.5
5) Don't know/Refused414.3
Missing6 
TOTAL955100.0
40) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- Raising small children (INVOLV1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35437.1
2) No59962.9
Missing7 
TOTAL953100.0
41) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- Raising teenagers (INVOLV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16717.5
2) No78882.5
Missing6 
TOTAL955100.0
42) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- An athletic team, fitness program, or exercise program (INVOLV3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21422.4
2) No74077.6
Missing6 
TOTAL954100.0
43) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- Counseling or therapy (INVOLV4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes373.9
2) No91296
3) Don't know/Refused1.1
Missing10 
TOTAL950100.0
44) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- Taking classes of any kind (INVOLV5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13414
2) No82086
Missing6 
TOTAL954100.0
45) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- A professional organization that you attend meetings of (INVOLV6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11011.5
2) No83988
3) Don't know/Refused4.4
Missing7 
TOTAL953100.0
46) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- A group of friends or neighbors that get together informally (INVOLV7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44446.5
2) No51053.4
3) Don't know/Refused1.1
Missing5 
TOTAL955100.0
47) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- Reading novels (INVOLV8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46548.7
2) No48851.1
3) Don't know/Refused2.2
Missing5 
TOTAL955100.0
48) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- Reading the Bible (INVOLV9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39541.4
2) No55458.1
3) Don't know/Refused5.5
Missing6 
TOTAL954100.0
49) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- Reading other religious or spiritual books (INVOLV10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24926.1
2) No70373.6
3) Don't know/Refused3.3
Missing5 
TOTAL955100.0
50) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- Meditating (INVOLV11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18119
2) No77080.6
3) Don't know/Refused4.4
Missing5 
TOTAL955100.0
51) Are you currently involved in any of the following? -- Watching religious programs on television (INVOLV12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27729.1
2) No67470.7
3) Don't know/Refused2.2
Missing6 
TOTAL953100.0
52) Weight1 (WEIGHT1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL960406.87203.45
53) Weight2 (WEIGHT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0.9980.559
54) Please tell me how old you are. (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 18-2925526.9
1) 30-3923825.1
2) 40-4914014.8
3) 50-6416417.3
4) 65 & over15216
Missing11 
TOTAL949100.0
55) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
0) Lt HS grad22924.1
1) HS grad32133.8
2) SmCol/Tech24225.4
3) Col & hghr15916.7
Missing9 
TOTAL951100.0
56) Race (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
0) White82586.7
1) Black10110.6
2) Other262.7
Missing7 
TOTAL952100.0
57) Which of the following best describes the place in which you live? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-LIVEIN)
TOTAL%
0) Large city16017.3
1) Suburb lg11412.3
2) Md/Sm city32635.2
3) Small town15416.6
4) Rural area17218.6
Missing33 
TOTAL926100.0
58) Would you please give me the letter of the group which best represents the total annual income, before taxes, of all the members of your immediate family living in your household? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) Lt 20K25632.2
1) 20K-34,99923930.1
2) 35K-49,99914618.4
3) 50K & over15319.3
Missing166 
TOTAL794100.0
59) Gender (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male48050
2) Female48050
TOTAL960100.0
60) State (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
0) Northeast21722.6
1) Midwest24525.5
2) South33034.4
3) West16817.5
TOTAL960100.0