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This scale was included in 1981 as part of the Anti-Semitism in the United States Survey.

Data File: Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981


General Instructions:

Sum all items.

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


JEWHW from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews are usually hard working people. (JEWHW)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true85682.4
2) Probably false626.0
3) Not sure12111.6
TOTAL1039100.0

Item Instructions (JEWHW):

Code item as follows: 1=1, 3=2; 2=3.


JEWFAITH from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews have a strong faith in God. (JEWFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true74171.3
2) Probably false918.8
3) Not sure20820.0
TOTAL1040100.0

Item Instructions (JEWFAITH):

Code item as follows: 1=1, 3=2; 2=3.


JEWSTBRN from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews are stubborn and resist change. (JEWSTBRN)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true30929.8
2) Probably false33232.0
3) Not sure39738.2
TOTAL1038100.0

Item Instructions (JEWSTBRN):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWSHDY from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews are more willing than others to use shady practices to get what they want. (JEWSHDY)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true23622.7
2) Probably false50648.7
3) Not sure29628.5
TOTAL1038100.0

Item Instructions (JEWSHDY):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWLISR from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews are more loyal to Israel than to America. (JEWLISR)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true29828.8
2) Probably false36134.9
3) Not sure37636.3
TOTAL1035100.0

Item Instructions (JEWLISR):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWHNST from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews are just as honest as other businessmen. (JEWHNST)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true64061.7
2) Probably false16916.3
3) Not sure22922.1
TOTAL1038100.0

Item Instructions (JEWHNST):

Code item as follows: 1=1, 3=2; 2=3.


JEWIRFLT from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews have a lot of irritating faults. (JEWIRFLT)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true20419.7
2) Probably false51749.8
3) Not sure31730.5
TOTAL1038100.0

Item Instructions (JEWIRFLT):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWCIB from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- International banking is pretty much controlled by Jews. (JEWCIB)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true23422.6
2) Probably false30229.1
3) Not sure50148.3
TOTAL1037100.0

Item Instructions (JEWCIB):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWCOK from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews dont care what happens to anyone but their own kind. (JEWCOK)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true17717.1
2) Probably false62460.1
3) Not sure23722.8
TOTAL1038100.0

Item Instructions (JEWCOK):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWLHED from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews always like to be at the head of things. (JEWLHED)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true41039.6
2) Probably false37636.3
3) Not sure25024.1
TOTAL1036100.0

Item Instructions (JEWLHED):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWSTOG from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews stick together too much. (JEWSTOG)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true42340.9
2) Probably false37736.4
3) Not sure23522.7
TOTAL1035100.0

Item Instructions (JEWSTOG):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWIDTRB from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews are always stirring up trouble with their ideas. (JEWIDTRB)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true999.6
2) Probably false66063.8
3) Not sure27526.6
TOTAL1034100.0

Item Instructions (JEWIDTRB):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWWRMF from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews are warm and friendly people. (JEWWRMF)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true68566.0
2) Probably false10410.0
3) Not sure24924.0
TOTAL1038100.0

Item Instructions (JEWWRMF):

Code item as follows: 1=1, 3=2; 2=3.


JEWCULC from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews have contributed much to the cultural life of America. (JEWCULC)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true58556.4
2) Probably false15214.6
3) Not sure30129.0
TOTAL1038100.0

Item Instructions (JEWCULC):

Code item as follows: 1=1, 3=2; 2=3.


JEWLCN from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jews should stop complaining about what happened to them in Nazi Germany. (JEWLCN)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true28927.8
2) Probably false45744.0
3) Not sure29228.1
TOTAL1038100.0

Item Instructions (JEWLCN):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWCTV from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- The movie and television industries are pretty much run by Jews. (JEWCTV)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true27426.5
2) Probably false30829.8
3) Not sure45243.7
TOTAL1034100.0

Item Instructions (JEWCTV):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWSTBUS from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it 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. (JEWSTBUS)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true20920.1
2) Probably false57455.2
3) Not sure25624.6
TOTAL1039100.0

Item Instructions (JEWSTBUS):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.


JEWHJEW from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1981

ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--Now Id like you to look at the list of statements about Jews. In each case please tell me whether you think the statement is probably true or probably false. Lets start with Statement A, do you think it is probably true or probably false? -- Jewish employers go out of their way to hire other Jews. (JEWHJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Probably true38336.9
2) Probably false31230.1
3) Not sure34333.0
TOTAL1038100.0

Item Instructions (JEWHJEW):

Code item as follows: 1=3; 2=1; 3=2.




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