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3.) COMSOUTH: Just for the record, would you say that your community is in the South, or not?
4.) LIVESOU: Lived in the South all your life or not?Don't incld being away @school/other reason.[IF NOT]How long
5.) TRAVOUT: Have you ever traveled or visited outside the South?
7.) SOUTHERN: Do you consider yourself a Southerner, or not?
8.) SOUAMER: What means more to you: being a Southerner, or being an American?
9.) LIVEWH: Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area?
11.) RELIG: How often do you attend church or other religious services?
13.) MARITAL: Are you currently...
14.) PARENT: Are you a parent?
15.) EMPLOYED: Last week were you primarily:
16.) HWEMPLOY: 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?
23.) PARTYID: National politics- Do you usually think of yourself as Republican,a Democrat,an Independent,or what
24.) STRDEM: [If R answered Democrat, R was asked STRDEM] Call yourself a strong/not very strong Democrat?
25.) STRREP: [If R answered Republican, R was asked STRREP] Call yourself a strong/not very strong Republican?
26.) INDEP: [If R answered Independent, R was asked INDEP] Call yourself closer to Republican/Democrat party?
27.) LIBCON: When it comes to politics,do you usually think of yourself as liberal,conservative,moderate,or what
28.) STRLIB: [If R answered liberal, R was asked STRLIB] Think of yourself as a strong/not very strong liberal?
29.) STRCON: [If R answered conservative,R asked STRCON] Think of yourself as strong/not very strong conservative
30.) MODERATE: [If R answered moderate, R was asked MODERATE] Think of yourself as more like liberal/conservative?
31.) SODA: What do you call a carbonated beverage like 7-Up or Dr. Pepper?
32.) STUFFING: What goes inside a Thanksgiving turkey?
33.) SKILLET: What do you call the utensil you fry eggs in?
34.) SUPPER: What do you call your evening meal?
35.) CALLWAR: What do you call the war between the North and the South in the 1860s?
36.) YALL: There's a Southern expression 'y'all'-how often do you hear people say that?
37.) YALLUSE: How often do you use that expression yourself-very often, sometimes, only occasionally, or never?
38.) YALLONE: Can you use 'y'all' for just one person?
39.) FIXIN: What about the expressn 'fixin' to'-as in 'I'm fixin' to leave'-how oftn do you hear people say that
40.) FIXINUSE: Do you ever use that expression yourself? [IF YES:] How often
41.) MIGHTC: What about 'might could'-as in 'I might could do that'-how often do you hear people say that?
42.) MIGHTUSE: Do you ever use that expression yourself? [IF YES:] How often
43.) FOODKIND: Questions about food-If you were going out to eat which of the following foods would you most prefer
45.) FRUTCAKE: Do you usually eat this on the holidays,sometimes/seldom eat it,have never eaten it? Fruitcake.
46.) MINCEPIE: Do you usually eat this on the holidays,sometimes/seldom eat it,have never eaten it? Mince pie.
47.) BCUSTARD: Do you usually eat this on the holidays,sometimes/seldom eat it,have never eaten it? Boiled custard.
48.) SPCASS: Usually eat this on the holidays, sometimes/seldom eat it, never eaten it? Sweet potatoe casserole
49.) AMBROSIA: Do you usually eat this on the holidays,sometimes/seldom eat it,have never eaten it? Ambrosia.
50.) PUMPKINP: Do you usually eat this on the holidays,sometimes/seldom eat it,have never eaten it? Pumpkin pie.
51.) EGGNOG: Do you usually eat this on the holidays,sometimes/seldom eat it,have never eaten it? Eggnog.
52.) SPIKENOG: Do you spike it? [IF YES:] With what?
53.) GIVEFOOD: Ever give food as presents at the holidays?[IF YES:] Do you make it yourself/buy it already prepared
54.) DRESSUP: Do you usually dress up for holiday meals at home, or do you dress casually?
55.) LIGHTOUT: Do you decorate the outside of your house w/lights? [IF YES:] Do you go all out/just have a few?
56.) NYEVE: How about New Year's Eve: Do you usually go out to celebrate,celebrate at home,not celebrate at all?
57.) NYEVEGUN: Have you ever set off fireworks or fired a gun to celebrate New Year's Eve? Which?
58.) VALENTIN: View of Valentine's Day-Occasn to show affectn to loved ones/way for card/candy companies to make $
59.) GENEALOG: Do you yourself/anyone in your family, do genealogy - that is, the study of your family's ancestry?
60.) LIVE1860: Did you have any ancestors living in the United States in 1860?
61.) CIVFIGHT: Did any of your family fight in the Civil War? [IF YES:] Which side, the Confederacy,the Union/both?
62.) BATTLES: Can you name any Civil War battles, right off hand?
63.) FLAG: Do you think the Confederate flag is more a symbol of racial conflict or Southern pride?
64.) FLAGFEEL: How do you feel about the Confederate flag?
65.) CONFEDS: If my an ancestor had fought in the Confederate Army,I'd be ashamed,knowing the reasons for the War
66.) CONFEDP: If my an ancestr fought in the Confederate Army,I'd be proud he fought for what he thought was right
67.) SOUUS94: The South is better off as part of the United States than it would be as a separate country.
68.) CWDMM: It's important to remember our history, but the Civil War doesn't mean much to me personally.
69.) STATECF: There shld be no official use of the Confederate flag by state&local gov-for instance,in state flags
70.) DISPLAYF: No one should be allowed to display the Confederate flag, even individuals&private organizations.
71.) SOUHIST: I have a great deal of interest in the history of the South.
72.) SOULOST: It's a good thing the South lost the Civil War.
73.) LESSHIST: We would be better off if we paid less attention to history and put the past behind us.
74.) CIVILWHY: The Civil War was more about slavery than it was about states' rights or any other issue.
75.) SEGREGAT: Are you in favor of integration of the races, strict segregation, or something in-between?
77.) STARSOU: Is there any movie star from the South working today that you particularly admire?
78.) CARVAN: Is the vehicle you drive most an import or American-made? Is it a car or van, or a truck?
79.) BUMPSTIK: Do you have any bumper stickers on your car or truck?
80.) HANGREAR: Does anything hang from your rear-view mirror?
81.) PULLOVER: Do you pull over for funerals?
83.) GOODINT: Respondent be good to interview?
84.) GENDER: Respondent's sex
85.) ACCENTS: Respondent's accent
88.) GRADE: Educational attainment
90.) FAITH: Religious preference recode
91.) RACE: Respondent's race
93.) INTRACE: Race of interviewer
94.) INTGEN: Gender of interviewer
99.) RCMIN: Recode of minutes/interview
102.) RESIDENT: Residence at age 16: South/Non-south
103.) DEEPSOU: Called state deep south or not
105.) AGECAT: Age of respondent by categories
107.) COLESLAW: Put on hot dogs: cole slaw
108.) CHILI: Put on hot dogs: chili
109.) MUSTARD: Put on hot dogs: mustard
110.) RELISH: Put on hot dogs: relish
111.) ONIONSHD: Put on hot dogs: onions
112.) SAUERKR: Put on hot dogs: sauerkraut
113.) KETCHUP: Put on hot dogs: ketchup
114.) OTHERHD: Put on hot dogs: other
115.) DONTEAT: Don't eat hot dogs
116.) CORNBRD: In turkey stuffing: corn bread
117.) RICE: In turkey stuffing: rice
118.) ONIONST: In turkey stuffing: onions
119.) SAUSAGE: In turkey stuffing: sausage
120.) PECANS: In turkey stuffing: pecans
121.) OYSTERS: In turkey stuffing: oysters
122.) OTHERT: In turkey stuffing: other
123.) CELERY: In turkey stuffing: celery
124.) SPICES: In turkey stuffing: spices
125.) PREPACK: In turkey stuffing: prepackaged
126.) BREAD: In turkey stuffing: bread
127.) DONTLIKE: In turkey stuffing: don't like it
128.) TERMIN: When interview terminated
131.) NSMETRO: Nsmetro
145.) I-AGE: Age of respondent by categories (for use with online analysis)
146.) I-EDUC: Educational attainment (for use with online analysis)
147.) I-GENDER: Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis)
148.) I-PARTYID: Nationl politics,no mattr how you vote-think of self as Rep/Dem/Indp/what(for use w/online analysis)
149.) I-RACE: Respondent's race (Recoded for use with online analysis)
150.) I-RELIGION: Your religs affiliation? [IF PROTESTANT, ASK:] What denomination?(Recoded for use w/online analysis)