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4.) COMSOUTH: Just for the record, would you say that your community is in the South, or not?
5.) LIVESOU: Not inclding time away at school&othr temp reasons,lived in South entire life/not[NO,ASK]How long?
6.) TRAVOUT: Ever traveled/visited outside the South?[ASKED RESPONDENTS ANSWERING "ALL MY LIFE" TO LIVESOU]
7.) SOULIV: Have you ever lived in a Southern state? [ASKED OF NON-SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS ONLY]
8.) TRAVIN: Ever traveled/visited in the South[ASKED RESPONDNTS ANSWERING "NO"/"DON'T KNOW/NO ANSWER" TO SOULIV]
10.) SOUFAM: Consider yourself or anyone in your family a Southerner?[ASKED OF NON-SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS ONLY]
11.) SIDIMP: Importance of being a Southerner-["YES" TO SOUTHERN, "YES,SELF TO SOUFAM,"YES,SELF&FAMILY TO SOUFAM]
12.) LIVEWH: Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area?
13.) GENDER: Gender of respondent
15.) RELIG: How often do you attend church or other religious services?
16.) RELIGIMP: How important is religious faith in your own life these days-extremely/very/somewhat/not important?
17.) RELAFFL: What is your religious affiliation?Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion
20.) DBAPTIST: Baptist group your church is associated with-SBC,ABCUSA, ABA, NBCUSA,independent Baptist church,othr
21.) DMETHDST: Which Methodist-United Methodist Church,African Methodist Episcopal Church,Free Methodist Chrch,othr
22.) DPRESBY: Which Presbyterian - PCUSA, PC in America, Orthodox PC, Evangelical PC, other Presbyterian group
23.) DLUTHRAN: Which Lutheran-Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Missouri Synod, Wisconsin Synod,other Luthran
27.) DDISCIPL: Does Christian mean denom"Christian Church(Disciples of Christ)"othr Christian denom,just Christian
29.) DHOLINES: Is that CMA,Church of the Nazarene,Salvatn Army,Wesleyan Church,FMC,Church of God,other Holiness grp
31.) DPENTE: Pentecostal-What kind of chrch?What's it called exactly?Part of larger church/denom?Church is called
33.) DINDEP: Is that an independent-fundamentalist/charismatic/Pentecostal/evangelical church or what?
34.) RELID97S: Your religs faith?Pentecostal,fundamentalist,evangelical,mainline Protestant,theologically liberal
35.) RELCATH: Catholic/Roman Catholic-Consider yourself traditional Catholic,a progressive Catholic,none of these?
36.) MARITAL: Are you currently married, divorced, separated, widowed, or single?
37.) PARENT: Are you a parent?
38.) EMPLOYED: Last week were you working full/part-time,going to school,keeping house,retired,unemployed, or what?
39.) HWEMPLOY: Husband/wife,last wk primarily worked full/part time,going to school,keeping house,retired,unemployd
40.) INCOME: Please stop me when a category I read best describes your total household income before taxes
41.) RACE94: What race do you consider yourself?
42.) AMERIND: Were any of your ancestors American Indians?[Not asked if answered "Native American/Indian"]
43.) HISPANIC: Are you of Hispanic origin?
46.) PEOPLE: Including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number?
47.) PARTYID: Regardlss of your vote re:national politics,think of yourslf as Republicn,Democrat,Indepndnt,or what
48.) STRDEM: [THINK OF THEMSELVES AS DEMOCRATS]Call yourself a strong Democrat,not very strong Democrat?
49.) STRREP: [THINK OF THEMSELVES AS REPUBLICAN]Call yourself a strong Republican,not very strong Republican
50.) INDEP: [RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INDEPENDENT] Think of yourself as closer to Republican/Democratic party
51.) LIBCON: When it comes to politics,you usually think of yourself as a liberal,conservative,moderate, or what?
52.) STRLIB: [THOSE WHO IDENTIFY AS LIBERAL]Consider yourself a very strong liberal/not very strong liberal?
53.) STRCON: [IDENTIFY AS CONSERVATIVE]Consider yourself a very strong conservative/not very strong conservative
54.) MODERATE: [IDENTIFY AS MODERATE] Do you think of yourself as more like a liberal or more like a conservative?
55.) SEGREGAT: Are you in favor of integration of the races, strict segregation, or something in-between?
56.) INTEGRA: Quality of life in the South-has integration had a positive/negative effect,not made much difference
57.) SOUMIN: Minorities opportunities are better in the South than othr parts of the country,worse,about the same
58.) RACESOU: Race relatns bettr in the South than elsewhere in US,worse in South,about same as in rest of country
59.) COMLVYRS: Your local community,w/in a couple of miles from your home.How long have you lived in your community
60.) AFPOP: Past 10yrs,African-American population in your local community increased,decreased,stayed same
61.) AFPOPI: It has increased a little, quite a lot, something in between?[ANSWERED "INCREASED" TO AFPOP]
62.) AFPOPD: It has decreased a little, quite a lot, or something in between?[ANSWERED "DECREASED" TO AFPOP]
63.) HSPOP: Over past 10yrs,has the Hispanic populatn in your local community increased,decreased,about the same
64.) HSPOPI: Would say it has increased a little,quite a lot,something in between?[ANSWERED "INCREASED" TO HSPOP]
65.) HSPOPD: Would say it has decreased a little,quite a lot,something in between?[ANSWERED "DECREASED" TO HSPOP]
66.) ASPOP: Over past 10yrs, has the Asian population in your local community increased,decreased,about the same
67.) ASPOPI: Would say it has increased a little,quite a lot,something in between?[ANSWERED "INCREASED" TO ASPOP]
68.) ASPOPD: Would say it has decreased a little,quite a lot,something in between?[ANSWERED "DECREASED" TO ASPOP]
69.) RCMIX: Over past 10yrs has your community become more/less ethnically&racially mixed,pretty much the same?
70.) RCMIXI: It has become much/somewhat/a little more ethnically&racial[y mixd?[ANSWERED "MORE MIXED" TO RCMIX]
71.) RCMIXD: It has become much/somewhat/a little less ethnically&racial[y mixed[ANSWERED "LESS MIXED" TO RCMIX]
72.) MIXIGOOD: Increasing ethnic&racial diversity in your communty is a -good thing, bad thing, not much difference
73.) MIXDGOOD: Decreasing ethnic&racial diversity in your communty is a -good thing, bad thing, not much difference
74.) TCHDIV: Agree/Disagree-Having children learn about cultural diversity is a good way to help eliminate racism
75.) DPRO: Employer has"diversity programs"to help employees undrstand&get along w/raciallyðnically differnt
76.) DPRORATE: Rate you company's diversity program,is it excellent, good, fair, poor?[ANSWERED "YES" TO DPRO]
77.) DPROPART: Have you participated in that program? [ASKED ONLY IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED "YES" TO DRPO]
78.) HIREMIN: Feel your employer has been doing too much,too little,about right amount to hire minority employees?
79.) AAREVERS: Agree/Disag-Reverse discrim of wht men oftn results frm affirmatv actn progrms for women&minorities
80.) NEIGSAME: How many people of your same race live in your neighbrhood ?All,more than/about/less than 1/2,none
81.) NEIGIDLV: How many neighbrs would you prefer be your same race?All,more than/about/less than 1/2,no difference
82.) MIXCHR: Do any people who are not the same race as you attend your church or place of worship?
83.) MIXMARY: Now, think about your family. Has any member of your family ever married a person of another race?
84.) OBJMARY: Would disapprove if family member married a person of a different race/would not make any difference
85.) MIXDATE: Has any member of your family ever dated a person of another race?
86.) OBJPARNT: When you were dating, would your parents have objected if you dated someone of a different race?
87.) OBJDATE: Would disapprove if family member dated a person of a different race/would not make any difference?
88.) ADOPT: Has any member of your family ever adopted a child?
89.) ADOPTMIX: Has any member of your family ever adopted a child of another race?[ANSWERED "YES" TO ADOPT]
90.) OBJADOPT: Would disapprove if a family membr adopted a child of a different race/would not make any difference
91.) MIXPAR: A child whose mother is one race&father is another is likely to face unique problems in life,or not
92.) MIXCOMF: Are you very/pretty comfortable,pretty/very uncomfortable interacting w/people of a different race?
93.) RRSELF: As youve aged,are your views about race relatns more conservative,more liberal,stayed about the same
94.) RRKIDS: Your children's views about race relations are more conservative/liberal,about the same as own?
95.) RNMPREF: What name do you generally prefer for your race? Black or African-American?
96.) NOTSEP: Agree/Disagree that the South is better off as part of the US than it would be as a separate country
97.) ACCENTS: Code respondent's accent
104.) AGECAT: Recode of AGE in categories
105.) RACE: Respondent's race
106.) RCMIN: Interview's length in categories
109.) GALREG: Gallup Organization Regionalization
110.) AJCREGN: Atlanta Journal Constitution Regionalization
111.) GRADE: Educational attainment
114.) RESIDENT: Residence North/South
119.) FAITH: Religious preference
122.) NSMETRO: Respondent lives in metropolitan or non-metropolitan county.
125.) I-AGE: Recode of AGE in categories (Recoded for use with online analysis)
126.) I-GENDER: Gender of respondent (for use with online analysis)
127.) I-EDUC: Educational attainment (Recoded for use with online analysis)
128.) I-INCOME: Which best describes your total household income before taxes(Recoded for use w/online analysis)
129.) I-PARTYID: Despite your nationl politics vote,are youRep,Dem,Indepndnt,what?(Recoded for use w/online analysis)
130.) I-RELIGION: Religious preference (Recoded for use with online analysis)