Measurement Wizard > Multi-Item Measures > Tolerance > Homosexuals

This scale measures the extent to which a respondent is tolerant of homosexuals.

Data File: General Social Survey, 1988


General Instructions:

Sum all items after recodes noted.

Any special instructions related to individual items will be listed below those items.


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 1988

Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak68169.7
2) Not allowed25726.3
8) Dont know373.8
9) No answer20.2
TOTAL977100.0

Item Instructions (SPKHOMO):

Code item as follows: 1=1; 2=0; all other values set to system missing.


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 1988

Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach55256.5
5) Not allowed37538.4
8) Dont know454.6
9) No answer50.5
TOTAL977100.0

Item Instructions (COLHOMO):

Code item as follows: 4=1; 5=0; all other values set to system missing.


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 1988

If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor35035.8
2) Not favor58960.3
8) Dont know353.6
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL977100.0

Item Instructions (LIBHOMO):

Code item as follows: 1=1; 2=0; all other values set to system missing.




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