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6.) COMSOUTH: [SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS&THOSE IN BORDER STATES]For the record, your community is in the South, or not?
7.) LIVESOU: Not counting time away at school or temp reasons, lived in South all your life or not? How long?
8.) TRAVOUT: Have you ever traveled or visited outside the South?
9.) SOULIV: Have you ever lived in a Southern state?
10.) TRAVIN: Have you ever traveled or visited in the South?
12.) LIVSTAT1: Not counting time away at school&other reasons have you lived in[R's state]all your life?How long?
13.) LIVSTAT2: Not couting time spent away at school & other temp reasons, how long have you lived in [R's state]?
14.) SOUFAM: Do you consider yourself or anyone in your family a Southerner?
15.) NINCOMMN: You feel pretty close to Southerners in general, or don't feel much closer to them than others
16.) SIDIMP: How important would you say being a Southerner is?
18.) LIVEWH: Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area?
19.) GENDER: [CODE THE GENDER OF RESPONDENT]
21.) RACE94: What race do you consider yourself?
22.) RELIGF99: How often do you attend church or other religious services?
23.) RELATT7: Did you, yourself, happen to attend religious services in the past seven days?
24.) RELIGIMP: How important would you say your religious faith is in your own life these days?
25.) RELAFFL: Your religious affiliation: Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion?
26.) NORELIG: Do you consider yourself to be an agnostic, an atheist, or just not religious?
28.) RELAUTH1: Would you say the most important way that you know how God wants you to live is
29.) RELAUTH2: Would you say the most important way that you know how God wants you to live is
30.) WSHPRACE: Would you say that R's race the worship service you normally attend at your place of worship?
32.) DMETHDST: METHODIST-United Methodist, African Methodist Episcopal,Free Methodist,some other Methodist grp?
33.) DPRESBY: PRESBYTERIAN-PresbyterianUSA,Presbyterian in America,Orthodox or Evangelical Presbyterian,othr
34.) DLUTHRAN: EVANGELICAL-Evangelical Lutheran in America,Missouri Synod,Wisconsin Synod,some other Lutheran group
35.) DBRETHEN: BRETHREN-Church of Brethren,Plymouth Brethren,United Brethren in Christ,or some other Brethren group
36.) DUCC: CONGREGATIONALIST- Is that the United Church of Christ or just a Congregational church?
37.) DDISCIPL: CHRISTIAN-Denominatn Christian Church(Disciples of Christ),other Christian denominatn/just Christian
38.) DCHRIST: CHURCH(ES) OF CHRIST-Is that the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ?
39.) DCHGOD: Church of God of Anderson, IN; Church of God of Cleveland, TN; Church of God in Christ; other
40.) DANABAPT: ANABAPTIST- What kind of Anabaptist church is that?
41.) DANY: JUST PROTESTANT/ASKED AGAIN-Does your church have any denominational affiliation at all?
42.) DINDEP: INDEPENDENT- Independent Fundamentalist Church, Charismatic, Pentecostal Church, Evangelical, what?
43.) RELID97S: Your faith Pentecostal, Fundamentalist, Evangelical, Mainline Protestant, theologically liberal
44.) RELCATH: CATHOLIC-Do you consider yourself a traditionalist Catholic, a progressive Catholic,or none of these
45.) MARITAL: Are you currently
46.) PARENT: Are you a parent? [IF RESPONDENT SAYS THEY ARE A STEP-PARENT CODE AS YES.]
47.) EMPLOYED: Last week were you primarily:
51.) HWEMPLOY: [ASKED ONLY IF "MARRIED" TO MARITAL.] What about your wife's / husband's working status?
55.) INCOMEF9: Please stop me when a category best describes your total household income before taxes:
56.) AMERINDN: As far as you know, were any of your ancestors American Indians?
57.) HISPANIC: Are you of Hispanic origin?
58.) CHILD18: How many people under 18 live in this house? [ENTER 11 IF MORE THAN 10; ENTER 12 IF REFUSED.]
59.) CHILD12: How many of those are under 12 years old? [ENTER 11 IF MORE THAN 10; ENTER 12 IF REFUSED.]
60.) PEOPLE: Including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number?
61.) PARTYID: Regardless of how you vote, when it comes to national politics, do you usually think of yourself as
62.) STRDEM: [IF PARTYID= "DEMOCRAT"] Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or a not very strong Democrat?
63.) STRREP: [PARTYID="REPUBLICAN"] Would you call yourself a strong Republican or a not very strong Republican?
64.) INDEP: Do you usually think of yourself as closer to Republican party or as closer to the Democratic party
65.) LIBCON: Comes to politics, do you usually think of yourself as liberal, conservative, moderate, or what
66.) STRLIB: [IF LIBCON = "LIBERAL"] Do you think of yourself as a strong liberal, or a not very strong liberal?
67.) STRCON: Do you think of yourself as a strong conservative, or a not very strong conservative?
68.) MODERATE: Do you think of yourself as more like a liberal, or more like a conservative?
70.) DRINK: You have occasion to use alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, beer—or are you total abstainer
71.) HAVEGUN: Do you happen to have any guns or revolvers in your home?
73.) FAVCOLLG: If had a child of college age entering college/university in US & $ no problem,child would go where?
74.) HOMOLAW: In your opinion, should it be legal or not legal for homosexuals to marry?
75.) RELRSNL: Your view homosexual marriage should be legal based on religious beliefts (Bible or church teaches)
76.) LRELONLY: Your religs beliefs- 1 of several reasons/only reason you think homosexual marriage should be legal
77.) RELRSNNL: Your view that homosexual marriage shouldn't be legal based on religs beliefs, bible/church teaching
78.) NRELONLY: Your religs beliefs 1of several reasons you think homosexual marriage shouldn't be legal/only reason
79.) JESUS: I believe that Jesus is the son of God.
80.) LIFEAFTR: I believe that there is life after death.
81.) BIBLEPD: The Bible predicts major changes for the world in the year 2000.
82.) RELIGEXP: Had at least 1 religious experience powerful religious insight/awakening change direction of my life
83.) LOOKDWN: Most non-Southerners look down on Southerners.
84.) DISLIKE: Most non-Southerners dislike Southerners.
85.) NOTFAIR: Books and magazine articles about the South play up its bad points and don't give a fair picture.
86.) GUNPERM: People should be required to obtain a police permit before they can buy a gun.
87.) AUTHGUN: Only the police and other authorized persons should be allowed to have handguns.
88.) DRYUS: There should be a law forbidding the sale of all beer, wine, and liquor throughout the nation.
93.) Y2KHEARD: Have you heard of the Y2K, or Year 2000, computer problem?
94.) Y2KPLANS: Have you made, or do you plan to make, any preparations for the Y2K problem?
95.) Y2KRESLT: What type of difficulties would you say that you expect Y2K problem to cause?
96.) MWHTNON: Do you approve or disapprove of marriage between Whites and nonwhites?
97.) MJEWNON: How about marriage between Jews and non-Jews do you approve or disapprove of those?
98.) MCATHNON: And marriage between Catholics and Protestants: do you approve or disapprove?
99.) SCHBLK: Have any objection to sending your children to school where more than half of the children are Black
100.) SCHWHT: Have any objection to sending them to a school where more than half of the children are White?
101.) VOTEBLK: If your party nominated someone for president well qualified&Black,would you vote for that candidate
102.) VOTEJEW: Your party nominated someone for president well qualified & Jewish would you vote for that candidate
103.) VOTECTH: Your party nominated someone for president well qualified & Catholic, would you vote for candidate
104.) VOTEWOM: Your party nominated someone for president well qualified & woman, would you vote for candidate
105.) INDEPSOU: If it could be done without war, the South would be better off as a separate country today?
106.) CALLBACK: Willing to have researcher call back to discuss American religion matters in greater detail?
107.) GOODINT: THINK THIS PERSON WOULD BE GOOD TO CALL BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION?
108.) ACCENTS: [INTERVIEWER: CODE RESPONDENT'S ACCENT]
123.) DBAPTIST: Which Baptist denomination
124.) DPENTE: Which Pentecostal denomination
126.) AGECAT: Recode of age in categories
127.) RACE: Respondent's race
128.) RCMIN: Interview's length in categories
131.) GALREG: Gallup Org. Regionalization
132.) AJCREGN: AJC Regionalization
133.) GRADE: Educational attainment
134.) LCRECODE: Liberal / Conservative recode
135.) RESIDENT: Residence North / South
136.) WHSTATE: Regional recode: State of residence
141.) FAITH: RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE RECODE DENOM AND RELAFFL
142.) RELAUTH: MOST IMPORTANT WAY YOU KNOW HOW GOD WANTS YOU TO LIVE
143.) OPCNTRSR: WHAT % PEOPLE ATTENDING R'S WORSHIP SERVICE ARE R'S RACE
144.) OWKLSTWK: LAST WEEK, HOW MANY HOURS DID YOU WORK AT ALL JOBS?
146.) OWORKWEE: LAST WEEK, HOW MANY HOURS DID YOU WORK ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY?
147.) OHWWKLST: LAST WEEK, HOW MANY HOURS DID SPOUSE WORK AT ALL OF HIS OR HER JOBS?
148.) OHWNTSHF: LAST WEEK, HOW MANY HOURS DID SPOUSE WORK AT NIGHT?
149.) OHWWKWEE: LAST WEEK, HOW MANY HOURS DID SPOUSE WORK ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY?
152.) OTIME24: YESTERDAY, OF THE 24 HOURS, HOW MANY HOURS SPENT AWAY FROM HOME
153.) OTIME12: YESTERDAY BETWEEN 10 AM AND 10 PM, HOW MANY HOURS SPENT AWAY FROM HOME
154.) OWKSAWAY: HOW MANY WEEKS SPENT AWAY
155.) INTDAY: THE DATE IN A WEEK OF POLL
158.) NSMETRO: R LIVES IN METRO OR NON-METRO COUNTY
159.) INTGEN: INTERVIEWER'S GENDER
160.) INTRACE: INTERVIEWER'S RACE
161.) INTACC: INTERVIEWER'S ACCENT
162.) INTNSACC: INTERVIEWER NON-SOUTHERN ACCENT
172.) OTHBAPT: VERBATIM FOR TYPE OF BAPTIST
174.) OTHLUTHR: VERBATIM FOR TYPE OF LUTHERAN
177.) OTHRELID: VERBATIM FOR RELID97S
180.) I-AGE: Recode of age in categories (for use with online analysis)
181.) I-EDUC: Educational attainment (for use with online analysis)
182.) I-PARTYID: Recode for party identification (Recoded for use with online analysis)
183.) I-RACE: What race do you consider yourself? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
184.) I-REGION: Gallup Org. Regionalization (for use with online analysis)
185.) I-RELIGION: What is your religious affiliation? (Recoded for use with online analysis)