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This scale was created in 1964 as part of the Anti-Semitism in the United States Survey.

Note: This scale wasn't a previously established scale, but was created when the survey was created (PI's: Charles Glock, Gertrude Selznick, Rodney Stark, Stephen Steinberg).

Data File: Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964


General Instructions:

Sum all items.

0: Lowest - Non-Anti-Semitic
11: Highest - Anti-Semitic

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


JEWPOWER from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Do you think the Jews have too much power in the United States? (JEWPOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20511.8
2) No1,52988.2
TOTAL1734100.0

Item Instructions (JEWPOWER):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWBUSP from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

How about the business world. Do you think the Jews have too much power in the business world? (JEWBUSP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52332.3
2) No1,09867.7
TOTAL1621100.0

Item Instructions (JEWBUSP):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JPWRCHNG from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

ASKED IF THE RESPONDENT SAID YES ON EITHER VAR71 (JEWPOWER) OR VAR72 (JEWBUSP) -- Do you think something should be done to take some power away from the Jews? (JPWRCHNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14930.5
2) No34069.5
TOTAL489100.0

Item Instructions (JPWRCHNG):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWSHADY from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews are more willing than others to use shady practices to get what they want. (JEWSHADY)
TOTAL%
1) True81846.6
2) False93853.4
TOTAL1756100.0

Item Instructions (JEWSHADY):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


ISLOYAL from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews are more loyal to Israel than to America. (ISLOYAL)
TOTAL%
1) True58337.8
2) False95862.2
TOTAL1541100.0

Item Instructions (ISLOYAL):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWHNST from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews are just as honest as other businessmen. (JEWHNST)
TOTAL%
1) True1,27570.5
2) False53429.5
TOTAL1809100.0

Item Instructions (JEWHNST):

Code item as follows: 1=0, 2=1.


JEWFAULT from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews have a lot of irritating faults. (JEWFAULT)
TOTAL%
1) True78047.4
2) False86752.6
TOTAL1647100.0

Item Instructions (JEWFAULT):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWBANKC from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- International banking is pretty much controlled by Jews. (JEWBANKC)
TOTAL%
1) True57753.6
2) False50046.4
TOTAL1077100.0

Item Instructions (JEWBANKC):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWASSIM from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews are becoming more and more like other Americans. (JEWASSIM)
TOTAL%
1) True1,45884.7
2) False26415.3
TOTAL1722100.0

Item Instructions (JEWASSIM):

Code item as follows: 1=0, 2=1.


JEWSP from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews dont care what happens to anyone but their own kind. (JEWSP)
TOTAL%
1) True50628.9
2) False1,24771.1
TOTAL1753100.0

Item Instructions (JEWSP):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWRUN from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews always like to be at the head of things. (JEWRUN)
TOTAL%
1) True1,05362.2
2) False64037.8
TOTAL1693100.0

Item Instructions (JEWRUN):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWSTICK from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews stick together too much. (JEWSTICK)
TOTAL%
1) True1,00856.9
2) False76343.1
TOTAL1771100.0

Item Instructions (JEWSTICK):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWTRBLE from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews are always stirring up trouble with their ideas. (JEWTRBLE)
TOTAL%
1) True20312.6
2) False1,40287.4
TOTAL1605100.0

Item Instructions (JEWTRBLE):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWWARM from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews are warm and friendly people. (JEWWARM)
TOTAL%
1) True1,50086.9
2) False22713.1
TOTAL1727100.0

Item Instructions (JEWWARM):

Code item as follows: 1=0, 2=1.


JEWSCOMP from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews should stop complaining about what happened to them in Nazi Germany. (JEWSCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) True83850.8
2) False81249.2
TOTAL1650100.0

Item Instructions (JEWSCOMP):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWLOOK from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- You can usually tell whether or not a person is Jewish just by the way he looks. (JEWLOOK)
TOTAL%
1) True84844.5
2) False1,05955.5
TOTAL1907100.0

Item Instructions (JEWLOOK):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWHLYWD from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- The movie and television industries are pretty much run by Jews. (JEWHLYWD)
TOTAL%
1) True92568.0
2) False43632.0
TOTAL1361100.0

Item Instructions (JEWHLYWD):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWRACE from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews have stirred up a lot of the trouble between Whites and Negroes. (JEWRACE)
TOTAL%
1) True24516.8
2) False1,21183.2
TOTAL1456100.0

Item Instructions (JEWRACE):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWTRICK from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- The trouble with Jewish businessmen is that they are so shrewd and tricky that other people dont have a fair chance in competition. (JEWTRICK)
TOTAL%
1) True68038.8
2) False1,07361.2
TOTAL1753100.0

Item Instructions (JEWTRICK):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWCHOSN from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jews still think of themselves as Gods chosen people. (JEWCHOSN)
TOTAL%
1) True1,14676.4
2) False35423.6
TOTAL1500100.0

Item Instructions (JEWCHOSN):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWNEPO from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a number of statements about Jews, in each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. -- Jewish employers go out of their way to hire other Jews. (JEWNEPO)
TOTAL%
1) True95559.3
2) False65540.7
TOTAL1610100.0

Item Instructions (JEWNEPO):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2 =0.


JEWCNTCT from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

ASKED IF RESPONDENT IS NOT JEWISH -- The more contact a person has with Jewish people, the more he gets to like them. (JEWCNTCT)
TOTAL%
1) True1,23183.0
2) False25217.0
TOTAL1483100.0

Item Instructions (JEWCNTCT):

Code item as follows: 1=0, 2=1.




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