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5.) COMSOUTH: SOUTHERN RESPONDNTS&THOSE LIVING IN BORDER STATES:For the record-your community,in the South or not?
6.) LIVESOU: Not counting time away at school or temp reasons, lived in South all your life or not? How long?
7.) TRAVOUT: THOSE THAT LIVED IN THE SOUTH ALL OF THEIR LIFE: Have you ever traveled/visited outside the South?
9.) SOUTHERN: ASKED ONLY OF SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS: Do you consider yourself a Southerner?
11.) LIVEWH: Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area?
13.) MARITAL: Are you currently married, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married?
14.) PARENT: Are you a parent?
15.) EMPLOYED: Last week,were you primarily working full/part-time,going to school,keeping house,retired/unemployed
16.) HWEMPLOY: ASKED ONLY OF MARRIED RESPONDENTS: What about your husband/wife, last week was he/she primarily:
17.) INCOME: Which category best describes your total household income before taxes.
18.) RACE94: What race do you consider yourself?
19.) HISPANIC: Are you of Hispanic origin?
21.) CHILD12: RESPONDENTS WITH 1/MORE PEOPLE UNDER 18 IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD: How many of those are under 12 yrs old?
22.) PEOPLE: Including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number?
23.) PARTYID: No mattr how you vote-re:national politics,think of yourslf as Republican,Democrat,Independent/what?
24.) STRDEM: RESPONDENTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS DEMOCRATS: Call yourself a strong/not a very strong Democrat?
25.) STRREP: RESPONDNTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS REPUBLICAN:Call yourself a strong/not a very strong Republican
26.) INDEP: RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INDEPENDENT: Think of yourself as closer to Republican/Democratic party?
27.) LIBCON: Re: politics, do you usually think of yourself as a liberal, a conservative, a moderate, or what?
28.) STRLIB: RESPONDENTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS LIBERAL:Think of yourself as strong/not very strong liberal?
29.) STRCON: RESP WHO THINK OF THEMSLVES AS CONSERVATIVE:Think of yourslf as strong/not very strong conservative?
30.) MODERATE: RESPONDNTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS MODERATE:Think of yourslf as more like liberal or conservative
31.) RELIMP: Now, thinking about religion, how important would you say religion is in your own life?
32.) CHRCHIMP: How important you'd say participation in a church/othr organized religious community is in your life
34.) ATTD7DAY: Did you happen to attend church or synagogue in the last 7 days?
35.) CHRCHACT: How oftn you take part in activities&organizatns of church/place of worship besides attendng service
37.) RELAFFL: Religious affiliation,Protestant,Catholic,Jewish,nothing in particular/something else?
38.) CATH: SAID "JUST A CHRISTIAN" TO RELAFFL:Would you say you are either Catholic/Eastern Orthodox Christian?
42.) DMETHDST: METHODIST: United Methodist Church,African Methodist Episcopal Church,Free Methodist Church or other
43.) DPRESBY: PRESBYTERIAN: PC(USA), PCA, Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Evangelical Presbyterian Church/other?
44.) DLUTHRAN: LUTHERAN: ELCA, Missouri Synod, Wisconsin Synod or some other Lutheran group?
45.) DDISCIPL: CHRISTIAN/JUST CHRISTIAN:By "Christian" do you mean "Christian Church(Disciples of Christ) other…
46.) DCHRIST: IDENTIFIED W/CHURCHES OF CHRIST: Is that the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ?
47.) DCHGOD: CHURCH OF GOD: Is that COG-AI; COG-CT; Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God?
48.) DHOLINES: HOLINESS:Is that the Christian&Missionary Alliance,the Church of the Nazarene,the Salvation Army…
49.) DCHARIS: CHARISMATIC:Charismatic church associatd w/any denom,Pentecostal church/non-denom charismatic church
51.) DANABPT: IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS ANABAPTIST: What kind of Anabaptist church is that? What is church called?
52.) DINDEP: IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS INDEPENDENT: What kind of independent church is that?
53.) RELID: Describe yourslf as fundamentalist,evangelical,mainline Protestant/theologically liberal Protestant?
54.) CHARISMA: Do you consider yourself a charismatic Christian, or involved in the charismatic movement?
55.) PENTE: NOT ASKED OF CATHOLIC OR ORTHODOX RESPONDENTS: Do you consider yourself a Pentecostal?
56.) BORNAGN: Do you consider yourself to be a born-again Christian, or not?
57.) RELEDUC: RESP WHO ARE PARENTS:Importance-children attending Sunday School/organized source of religs teaching
58.) MARRY1: How much would it bother you if one of your children married someone frm different religs faith?
59.) MARYNO1: How much would it bother you if one of your children married someone who had no religs faith at all?
60.) MARRY2: Bother you?If you had children-one of them marrying someone frm different religs faith than your own
61.) MARYNO2: Bother you?If you had children and one of them married someone who had no religious faith at all?
62.) CHCHARTY: NEVER ATTND CHURCH:Importance in choice of religs congregatn-active in charitable works in community
63.) CHSOCIAL: NEVER ATTND CHURCH:Importance in choice of religs congregatn-has a lot of social activities
64.) CHTEACH: NEVER ATTND CHURCH:Importance in choice of religs congregatn-religs teachings close to your beliefs
65.) CHSERMON: NEVER ATTND CHURCH:Importance in choice of religs congregatn-like sermons of the pastor,priest,rabbi
66.) CHCOMMTY: NEVER ATTND CHURCH:Importance in choice of religs congregatn- gets things done in the community
67.) TVRELIG: How often, if ever, do you watch religious programs on television?
68.) TVMONEY: WATCH RELIGS TV AT LEAST ONCE A WK: Ever contributed money to a ministry you learned about on TV?
70.) RADIOREL: How often, if ever, do you listen to religious programs on the radio?
71.) PSCHOOL: RESP WHO ARE PARENTS:Did/do you plan to send your childrn to public elementary&high school?
72.) HOMESCH: PARENTS NOT PLANNING TO SEND CHILDRN TO PUB ELEM/HIGH SCHOOLS: Did/do you homeschool your children?
73.) CATHSCH: NO PLAN TO SEND CHILDREN TO PUB ELEM/HIGH SCHOOL:Did/do you send your childrn to Catholic school
74.) CHRSCH: NO PLAN TO SEND CHILDREN TO PUB ELEM/HIGH SCHOOLS:Did/do you send childrn to othr religs school?
75.) PRIVSCH: NO PLAN TO SEND CHILDRN TO PUB ELEM/HIGH SCHOOL:Did/do you send childrn to non-religs private school
76.) OTHSCH: NO PLAN TO SEND CHILDRN TO PUB ELEM/HIGH SCHOOLS:Did/do you send your children to some other school?
77.) EDOLE: How much do you admire this Southerner - Elizabeth Dole?
78.) JORDAN: How much do you admire this Southerner - Michael Jordan?
79.) CARTER: How much do you admire this Southerner - Jimmy Carter?
80.) WALLACE: How much do you admire this Southerner - George Wallace?
81.) WALLYWHO: When you rated George Wallace, were you thinking of the former governor or the comedian?
82.) CHARLES: How much do you admire this Southerner - Ray Charles?
83.) CLINTON: How much do you admire this Southerner - Bill Clinton?
84.) GINGRICH: How much do you admire this Southerner - Newt Gingrich?
85.) PEROT: How much do you admire this Southerner - Ross Perot?
86.) ELVIS: How much do you admire this Southerner - Elvis Presley?
87.) KING: How much do you admire this Southerner - Martin Luther King, Junior?
88.) HANK: How much do you admire this Southerner - Hank Williams, Senior?
89.) LEE: How much do you admire this Southerner - How about Robert E. Lee?
90.) GRAHAM: How much do you admire this Southerner - Billy Graham?
91.) ALI: How much do you admire this Southerner - Mohammad Ali?
92.) ENVIRON: What do you think about the current laws®ulations to protect the following - The environment
93.) CHILDWEL: What do you think about current laws®ulations to protect the following - The welfare of children
94.) DISABILY: What you think about current laws®ulations to protect following- Rights of persons w/disabilities
95.) MINORITY: What do you think about current laws®ulations to protect the following - The rights of minorities
96.) IMMIGRT: What you think about current laws®ulations protecting - Rights of immigrants to this country
97.) WOMENRT: What do you think about current laws®ulations to protect the following - The rights of women
98.) SPEECH: What do you think about current laws®ulations to protect the following - Freedom of speech
99.) CRIME: What do you think about current laws®ulations - Protecting neighborhoods from crime
100.) RDISCRIM: Gains by disadvantaged grps of American society come at expense of/made w/out hurting white males
101.) NPARK: Have you ever visited a national park or national forest?
102.) HUNT: Have you personally gone hunting or fishing in the last five years?
103.) PREZAGE: What would you say is the ideal age for a president: the 40s, the 50s, the 60s, the 70s, or what?
104.) HORN: Stopped @ stoplight-light changes&car in front of you doesnt move,how many seconds til you blow horn
107.) LESMANLY: HALF OF RESP ASKED THIS QUESTION: Think American men have become less "manly" than they used to be
108.) FEMIN: OTHR HALF OF RESP ASKED THIS QUESTN: American women have become less "feminine" than they used to be
109.) GOODFEM: RESP BELIEVING AMER WOMEN LESS FEMININE:Good/bad thing that American women have become less feminine
110.) MANGOOD: RESP BELIEVING AMER MEN LESS MANLY: Good/bad thing that American men have become less manly?
111.) ATLSOU: Think Atlanta as distinctively Southern city/pretty much like other cities in the United States?
112.) ATLOLYP: Olympics gave you a more/less favorable impression of the city of Atlanta than you had before?
113.) YALL1: HALF ASKED: Use expression "you all"&"y'all"?[IF YES:]Which you use more often--"you all"/"y'all"
114.) YALL2: OTHR HALF ASKED:Use expression"you all"&"y'all"?[IF YES:]Which you use more often--"you all"/"y'all"
115.) INDEPSOU: Agree/Disagree:If it could be done w/out war,the South would be better off as separate country today
116.) SEX: Gender of the respondent (recorded by interviewer)
117.) ACCENTS: Respondent's accent (recorded by interviewer)
120.) INTGEN: Interviewer's sex
121.) INTRACE: Interviewer's race
122.) RCMIN: Interview's length in categories
124.) AGECAT: Age Category
125.) EDUC: Educational Attainment
127.) DEEPSOU: Residence in Deep South
128.) RESIDENT: Residence North/South
132.) METRO: Live in metro area
139.) OTHDENO2: OTHDENOM coded to FAITHX categories
141.) RELIG: Church Attendance (Recode of RELIG96F)
142.) ATTDHRSX: Collapsed version of ATTDHRS
143.) TVMONY2X: Collapsed version of TVMONEY2
144.) SECONDSX: Collapsed version of SECONDS
145.) I-ATTEND: Collapsed version of ATTDHRS (Recoded for use with online analysis)
146.) I-EDUC: Educational Attainment (for use with online analysis)
147.) I-GENDER: Gender of the respondent (recorded by interviewer) (for use with online analysis)
148.) I-INCOME: Category best describing total household income before taxes. (Recoded for use with online analysis)
149.) I-PARTYID: Think of yourself as a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent/what? (for use with online analysis)
150.) I-RACE: What race do you consider yourself? (Recoded for use with online analysis)