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Epidemiology Surveys


For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Know anyone killed in 911 attack


T1

We know that everyone was affected in some way by the events of September 11. We're interested in how close your association was to the events.

The next few questions are about the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania on September 11. Did you know anyone who was killed in any of those attacks?

1 YES

5 NO

A discrepancy exists between the question text in the surveys. You may wish to compare question text to determine how it affects the variable results.

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES37803.90%01.89%
5NO931796.10%46.55%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW18-00.09%
.Missing10298-51.46%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Know anyone injured but survived 911 attack


T2

Do you know anyone who was injured in, but survived, one of the attacks?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES21502.22%01.07%
5NO948697.78%47.40%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW12-00.06%
.Missing10298-51.46%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Close friend/relative near site but not injured in 911 attack


T3

Do you have any close friend or relative who was near the site of one of the attacks when it occurred, but who was not injured?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES112422.21%05.62%
5NO393777.79%19.67%
-9REFUSED1-00.00%
-8DONT KNOW12-00.06%
.Missing14939-74.65%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Close friend/rel near site/not injured in 911:1st mention


T3a
What was their relationship to you?

ENTER ALL MENTIONS

DO NOT DISTINGUISH SINGLE VERSUS MULTIPLE VICTIMS IN A SINGLE CATEGORY; E.G. "three of my friends" IS CODED THE SAME AS "one of my friends".

CODE "FRIEND" RATHER THAN "ACQUAINTANCE" ONLY IF R REPORTS THAT THE VICTIM WAS A "FRIEND" OR "SOMEONE I WAS CLOSE TO."

IF NEC, PROBE:Do you have any other close friend or relative who was near one of the attacks, but not injured?

4 FAMILY MEMBER

6 OTHER RELATIVE

8 FRIEND/NEIGHBOR/COWORKER/ACQUAINTANCE

12 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
4FAMILY MEMBER13812.27%00.69%
6OTHER RELATIVE40636.09%02.03%
8FRIEND/NEIGHBOR/COWORKER/ACQUAINTANCE52846.93%02.64%
12OTHER5304.71%00.26%
.Missing18888-94.38%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Close friend/rel near site/not injured in 911:2nd mention


T3a
What was their relationship to you?

ENTER ALL MENTIONS

DO NOT DISTINGUISH SINGLE VERSUS MULTIPLE VICTIMS IN A SINGLE CATEGORY; E.G. "three of my friends" IS CODED THE SAME AS "one of my friends".

CODE "FRIEND" RATHER THAN "ACQUAINTANCE" ONLY IF R REPORTS THAT THE VICTIM WAS A "FRIEND" OR "SOMEONE I WAS CLOSE TO."

IF NEC, PROBE:Do you have any other close friend or relative who was near one of the attacks, but not injured?

4 FAMILY MEMBER

6 OTHER RELATIVE

8 FRIEND/NEIGHBOR/COWORKER/ACQUAINTANCE

12 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
4FAMILY MEMBER506.41%00.02%
6OTHER RELATIVE2937.18%00.14%
8FRIEND/NEIGHBOR/COWORKER/ACQUAINTANCE3848.72%00.19%
12OTHER607.69%00.03%
.Missing19935-99.61%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Close friend/rel near site/not injured in 911:3rd mention


T3a
What was their relationship to you?

ENTER ALL MENTIONS

DO NOT DISTINGUISH SINGLE VERSUS MULTIPLE VICTIMS IN A SINGLE CATEGORY; E.G. "three of my friends" IS CODED THE SAME AS "one of my friends".

CODE "FRIEND" RATHER THAN "ACQUAINTANCE" ONLY IF R REPORTS THAT THE VICTIM WAS A "FRIEND" OR "SOMEONE I WAS CLOSE TO."

IF NEC, PROBE:Do you have any other close friend or relative who was near one of the attacks, but not injured?

4 FAMILY MEMBER

6 OTHER RELATIVE

8 FRIEND/NEIGHBOR/COWORKER/ACQUAINTANCE

12 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
6OTHER RELATIVE444.44%00.02%
8FRIEND/NEIGHBOR/COWORKER/ACQUAINTANCE444.44%00.02%
12OTHER111.11%00.00%
.Missing20004-99.96%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Time spent getting info from media few weeks after 911


DA41a

In the first weeks after the terrorist attacks, how much time, on average, did you spend each day getting information about the attacks from the media (e.g. TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, internet)?

1 NONE

2 UP TO ONE HOUR

3 MORE THAN ONE HOUR, BUT UP TO TWO HOURS

4 MORE THAN TWO HOURS, BUT UP TO FOUR HOURS

5 MORE THAN FOUR HOURS, BUT UP TO EIGHT HOURS

6 MORE THAN EIGHT HOURS, BUT UP TO TWELVE HOURS

7 MORE THAN TWELVE HOURS

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1NONE22904.94%01.14%
2UP TO ONE HOUR153633.16%07.68%
3MORE THAN ONE HOUR, BUT UP TO TWO HOURS108823.49%05.44%
4MORE THAN TWO HOURS, BUT UP TO FOUR HOURS90419.52%04.52%
5MORE THAN FOUR HOURS, BUT UP TO EIGHT HOURS50510.90%02.52%
6MORE THAN EIGHT HOURS, BUT UP TO TWELVE HOURS17403.76%00.87%
7MORE THAN TWELVE HOURS19604.23%00.98%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW7-00.03%
.Missing15372-76.81%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Life affected as result of 911-losing my job


DA42b

As a result of the attacks, how much has your life been affected in the following areas - a lot, some, a little, or not at all?

Losing my job.

1 A LOT

2 SOME

3 A LITTLE

4 NOT AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1A LOT31606.82%01.58%
2SOME36007.77%01.80%
3A LITTLE47210.18%02.36%
4NOT AT ALL348875.24%17.43%
-9REFUSED4-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW1-00.00%
.Missing15372-76.81%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Life affected as result of 911-reduction in family income


DA42d

(As a result of the attacks, how much has your life been affected in the following areas - a lot, some, a little, or not at all? )

Reduction in my family income.

1 A LOT

2 SOME

3 A LITTLE

4 NOT AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1A LOT36907.97%01.84%
2SOME43709.44%02.18%
3A LITTLE54811.84%02.74%
4NOT AT ALL327570.75%16.36%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW10-00.05%
.Missing15372-76.81%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Life affected as result of 911-more patriotic


DA42e

(As a result of the attacks, how much has your life been affected in the following areas - a lot, some, a little, or not at all? )

Feeling more patriotic.

1 A LOT

2 SOME

3 A LITTLE

4 NOT AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1A LOT182039.47%09.09%
2SOME120726.18%06.03%
3A LITTLE65414.18%03.27%
4NOT AT ALL93020.17%04.65%
-9REFUSED6-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW24-00.12%
.Missing15372-76.81%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Life affected as result of 911-feel less safe


DA42f

(As a result of the attacks, how much has your life been affected in the following areas - a lot, some, a little, or not at all? )

Feeling less safe and secure.

1 A LOT

2 SOME

3 A LITTLE

4 NOT AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1A LOT65114.06%03.25%
2SOME126327.27%06.31%
3A LITTLE117725.42%05.88%
4NOT AT ALL154033.25%07.69%
-9REFUSED5-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW5-00.02%
.Missing15372-76.81%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Life affected as result of 911-treated unfairly due to race/appear


DA42h

(As a result of the attacks, how much has your life been affected in the following areas - a lot, some, a little, or not at all? )

Been treated unfairly because of my race, ethnicity or physical appearance.

1 A LOT

2 SOME

3 A LITTLE

4 NOT AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1A LOT16003.46%00.80%
2SOME29606.40%01.48%
3A LITTLE40108.67%02.00%
4NOT AT ALL377081.48%18.84%
-9REFUSED3-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW11-00.05%
.Missing15372-76.81%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Life affected as result of 911-less optimistic about future


DA42i

(As a result of the attacks, how much has your life been affected in the following areas - a lot, some, a little, or not at all? )

Feeling less optimistic about the future.

1 A LOT

2 SOME

3 A LITTLE

4 NOT AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1A LOT35307.65%01.76%
2SOME80917.52%04.04%
3A LITTLE101021.88%05.05%
4NOT AT ALL244552.96%12.22%
-9REFUSED4-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW20-00.10%
.Missing15372-76.81%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Life affected as result of 911-no longer cope with things


DA42l

(As a result of the attacks, how much has your life been affected in the following areas - a lot, some, a little, or not at all? )

Feeling that I no longer can cope with things.

1 A LOT

2 SOME

3 A LITTLE

4 NOT AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1A LOT11902.57%00.59%
2SOME23605.10%01.18%
3A LITTLE47010.15%02.35%
4NOT AT ALL380482.18%19.01%
-9REFUSED6-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW6-00.03%
.Missing15372-76.81%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: How 1st learned about Sept 11 attacks


TR1.

Now I have a few questions for you about your feelings regarding the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, DC on September 11. It's important to find out how people are coping with these attacks, and we've found that many people appreciate the opportunity to talk about how they feel. However, if I ask you a question that you don't want to answer, let me know and we'll go on to the next question.

How did you first learn about the attacks?

DO NOT READ CODE LIST

1 SAW ON TV

2 HEARD FR SOMEONE

3 SAW ON INTERNET

4 RECVD PHONE CALL

5 HEARD ON RADIO

6 READ IN A NEWSPAPER

9 OTH: OVERHEARD ON MASS TRANSIT

97 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1SAW ON TV197163.15%09.85%
2HEARD FR SOMEONE56618.14%02.83%
3SAW ON INTERNET1500.48%00.07%
4RECVD PHONE CALL14904.77%00.74%
5HEARD ON RADIO30609.80%01.53%
6READ IN A NEWSPAPER800.26%00.04%
9OTH: OVERHEARD ON MASS TRANSIT900.29%00.04%
97OTHER9703.11%00.48%
-9REFUSED6-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW4-00.02%
.Missing16882-84.36%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Someone close witness attacks in person


TR2.

Did someone close to you witness the attack in New York, Washington, or Pennsylvania, first hand? That is, not on television, but in person.

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES53717.22%02.68%
5NO258182.78%12.90%
-9REFUSED6-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW7-00.03%
.Missing16882-84.36%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Someone close to R in bldgs when attack


TR3.

Was someone close to you in any of the buildings when they were attacked?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES20906.70%01.04%
5NO291093.30%14.54%
-9REFUSED5-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW6-00.03%
.Missing16883-84.36%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: How much attack shaken sense of safety


TR4.

How much--if any--has the attack shaken your own personal sense of safety and security? Has it shaken that a great deal, a good amount, not too much or not at all?

IF R IS UNSURE, PROBE: How much, if any, has the attack made you feel unsafe?

1 A GREAT DEAL

2 A GOOD AMOUNT

3 NOT TOO MUCH

4 NOT AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1A GREAT DEAL86827.83%04.34%
2A GOOD AMOUNT75324.14%03.76%
3NOT TOO MUCH102532.86%05.12%
4NOT AT ALL47315.17%02.36%
-9REFUSED7-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW4-00.02%
.Missing16883-84.36%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

You can also view this variable in SDA open in new window.