CPES logoCollaborative Psychiatric
Epidemiology Surveys


Variable Label: Ever been arrested


H57.

Now I'd like to ask you some questions about any time you may have spent in jail or a detention center. Please remember that all answers to your questions will remain completely confidential.

(In your lifetime) Have you ever been arrested?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES158626.44%07.92%
5NO441373.56%22.05%
-9REFUSED15-00.07%
-8DONT KNOW4-00.02%
.Missing13995-69.93%

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: Where lived when growing up


H3.

And where did you mostly live while you were growing up?

(IF R MENTIONS MORE THAN ONE PLACE, PROBE FOR PLACE LIVED MOST BETWEEN AGES 6-16).

(What Country?)

1 USA

2 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1USA503783.70%25.17%
2OTHER98116.30%04.90%
-9REFUSED3-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW2-00.01%
.Missing13990-69.90%

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: Type of area lived in growing up


H3a.

link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 36)

Was that in a rural or country area, a small town, a small city, a suburb of a city, a large city or a military base or reservation?

0 MOVED ARND A LOT

1 RURAL AREA

2 SMALL TOWN

3 SMALL CITY

4 SUBURB OF CITY

5 LARGE CITY

97 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
0MOVED ARND A LOT1200.20%00.06%
1RURAL AREA122620.39%06.13%
2SMALL TOWN104317.35%05.21%
3SMALL CITY91615.24%04.58%
4SUBURB OF CITY51108.50%02.55%
5LARGE CITY224437.33%11.21%
97OTHER6001.00%00.30%
-9REFUSED3-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW8-00.04%
.Missing13990-69.90%

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: Spoke language other than English growing up


H4.

Did you speak a language other than English at home when you were growing up?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES128421.33%06.42%
5NO473578.67%23.66%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW2-00.01%
.Missing13990-69.90%

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: What man raised you until age 16


H5.

link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 37)

Up to age 16, what man mostly raised you?

1 BIOLOGICAL FATHER

2 STEP FATHER

3 GRANDFATHER

4 UNCLE

5 OTHER

6 NO MAN

7 OTH: BROTHER

9 OTH: FOSTER/ADOPTED FATHER

97 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1BIOLOGICAL FATHER371861.80%18.58%
2STEP FATHER67911.29%03.39%
3GRANDFATHER29904.97%01.49%
4UNCLE19903.31%00.99%
6NO MAN96416.02%04.82%
7OTH: BROTHER6001.00%00.30%
9OTH: FOSTER/ADOPTED FATHER5300.88%00.26%
97OTHER4400.73%00.22%
-9REFUSED4-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing13990-69.90%

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: What woman raised you until age 16


H6.

link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 38)

Up to age 16, what woman mostly raised you?

1 BIOLOGICAL MOTHER

2 STEP MOTHER

3 GRANDMOTHER

4 AUNT

5 OTHER

6 NO WOMAN

7 OTH: SISTER

9 OTH: FOSTER/ADOPTED MOTHER

97 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1BIOLOGICAL MOTHER513085.26%25.63%
2STEP MOTHER11401.89%00.57%
3GRANDMOTHER42607.08%02.13%
4AUNT15602.59%00.78%
6NO WOMAN5600.93%00.28%
7OTH: SISTER3800.63%00.19%
9OTH: FOSTER/ADOPTED MOTHER6401.06%00.32%
97OTHER3300.55%00.16%
-9REFUSED3-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing13990-69.90%

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: Did father work for pay while growing up


H7a.

Did [(your father/the man who raised you)] ever work for pay while you were growing up?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES486196.72%24.29%
5NO16503.28%00.82%
-9REFUSED5-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW38-00.19%
.Missing14944-74.67%

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: Did mother work for pay while growing up


H11.

Did [(your mother/the woman who raised you)] ever work for pay while you were growing up?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES426572.00%21.31%
5NO165928.00%08.29%
-9REFUSED4-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW43-00.21%
.Missing14042-70.16%

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: Condition of health through age 16


H12.

Would you say that your health as a child, when you were growing up through age 16, was excellent, very good, good, fair or poor?

1 EXCELLENT

2 VERY GOOD

3 GOOD

4 FAIR

5 POOR

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1EXCELLENT282647.01%14.12%
2VERY GOOD180129.96%09.00%
3GOOD90515.06%04.52%
4FAIR34805.79%01.74%
5POOR13102.18%00.65%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW7-00.03%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Have HS diploma/equivalency


H13a.

Did you get a high school graduation diploma or pass a high school equivalency test?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES230565.88%11.52%
5NO119434.12%05.97%
-9REFUSED7-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing16504-82.47%

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: Type of HS (if yrs of ed equal 0-12)


H13b.

Did you graduate or receive your GED from a Private, Parochial, or Public High School?

2 PRIVATE/PAROCHIAL

3 PUBLIC

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
2PRIVATE/PAROCHIAL21009.26%01.05%
3PUBLIC205890.74%10.28%
-9REFUSED1-00.00%
-8DONT KNOW9-00.04%
.Missing17735-88.62%

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: Type of HS (if yrs of ed equal 13+)


H13c.

Did you graduate or receive your GED from a Private, Parochial, or Public High School?

2 PRIVATE/PAROCHIAL

3 PUBLIC

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
2PRIVATE/PAROCHIAL35614.23%01.78%
3PUBLIC214585.77%10.72%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW8-00.04%
.Missing17502-87.45%

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: Have college degree


H13e.

Do you have a college degree or certificate?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES150358.96%07.51%
5NO104641.04%05.23%
.Missing17464-87.26%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

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

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Variable Label: Have any other schooling


H13g.

Have you had any other schooling?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES232138.59%11.60%
5NO369361.41%18.45%
-9REFUSED4-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW2-00.01%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Have been in military service


H14.

Have you ever been in the military service?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES65110.82%03.25%
5NO536689.18%26.81%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW1-00.00%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Spouse/Partner has HS diploma


H16a.

Did [(he/she)] get a high school graduation diploma or pass a high school equivalency test?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES102872.86%05.14%
5NO38327.14%01.91%
-9REFUSED5-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW33-00.16%
.Missing18564-92.76%

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: Spouse/Partner has college degree


H16b.

Does [(he/she)] have a college degree or certificate?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES60769.61%03.03%
5NO26530.39%01.32%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW5-00.02%
.Missing19134-95.61%

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: Spouse/Partner works for pay now


H17.

Is your [(husband/wife/partner)] presently working for pay?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES167672.49%08.37%
5NO63627.51%03.18%
-9REFUSED4-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW4-00.02%
.Missing17693-88.41%

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: Spouse/Partner ever work for pay


H17c.

Did your [(husband/wife/partner)] ever work for pay?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES53985.15%02.69%
5NO9414.85%00.47%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing19377-96.82%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

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

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Variable Label: Past yr-didn't meet basic expenses


H18a.

In the past 12 months, was there a time when you...

...Didn't meet basic expenses (food, clothing, and shelter)

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES110318.34%05.51%
5NO491281.66%24.54%
-9REFUSED4-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW1-00.00%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Past yr-didn't pay full rent/mortgage


H18b.

(In the past 12 months, was there a time when you...)

...Didn't pay full rent or mortgage?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES88314.68%04.41%
5NO513185.32%25.64%
-9REFUSED4-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW2-00.01%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Past yr-evicted for non-payment


H18c.

(In the past 12 months, was there a time when you...)

...Were evicted for non-payment?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES8901.48%00.44%
5NO592898.52%29.62%
-9REFUSED3-00.01%
.Missing13993-69.92%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Past yr-didn't pay full utilities


H18d.

(In the past 12 months, was there a time when you...)

...Didn't pay full gas, electric, oil?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES90114.98%04.50%
5NO511485.02%25.55%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Past yr-utility disconnected


H18e.

(In the past 12 months, was there a time when you...)

...Had gas, electric, oil disconnected?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES32805.45%01.64%
5NO569094.55%28.43%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
.Missing13993-69.92%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Past yr-phone disconnected


H18f.

(In the past 12 months, was there a time when you...)

...Had telephone disconnected?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES75612.57%03.78%
5NO525987.43%26.28%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Past yr-couldn't afford daycare/babysitting


H18g.

(In the past 12 months, was there a time when you...)

...Couldn't afford day care or babysitting?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES29004.82%01.45%
5NO572695.18%28.61%
-9REFUSED1-00.00%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Past yr-couldn't afford leisure activities


H18h.

(In the past 12 months, was there a time when you...)

...Couldn't afford leisure activities?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES122920.44%06.14%
5NO478379.56%23.90%
-9REFUSED1-00.00%
-8DONT KNOW7-00.03%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: PLEASE INDICATE NUMBER GROUPS


H21.

PLEASE INDICATE NUMBER GROUPS MENTIONED?

0 NO GROUPS MENTIONED IN H20

1 1 GROUP MENTIONED IN H20

2 2+ GROUPS MENTIONED IN H20

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
0NO GROUPS MENTIONED IN H2093021.07%04.65%
11 GROUP MENTIONED IN H20288965.47%14.44%
22+ GROUPS MENTIONED IN H2059413.46%02.97%
.Missing15600-77.95%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

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

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Variable Label: Closeness in ideas/feelings to your ethnic group


H23.

How close do you feel in your ideas and feelings about things to people of [(GROUP NAMED IN H20 OR H22)] descent?

Would you say very close, fairly close, not too close or not close at all?

1 VERY CLOSE

2 FAIRLY CLOSE

3 NOT TOO CLOSE

4 NOT CLOSE AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY CLOSE149948.25%07.49%
2FAIRLY CLOSE101032.51%05.05%
3NOT TOO CLOSE39712.78%01.98%
4NOT CLOSE AT ALL20106.47%01.00%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW29-00.14%
.Missing16875-84.32%

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: Which more important-origin/being Black


H23c_cb.

Which would you say is more important to you -- being Black or being from [(SECOND MENTION)(LOOK-UP LIST FOR CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES SEE CODE FOR H23A_CB)], or are both equally important to you]?

1 BLACK

2 COUNTRY

3 BOTH EQUALLY

4 (IF VOL) NEITHER-JUST A PERSON

5 OTH: RELIGIOUS ASSOCIATION

6 OTH: AFRICAN

7 OTH: AMERICAN

8 OTH: DOES NOT MATTER

97 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1BLACK24615.51%01.23%
2COUNTRY14509.14%00.72%
3BOTH EQUALLY109869.23%05.49%
4(IF VOL) NEITHER-JUST A PERSON8505.36%00.42%
5OTH: RELIGIOUS ASSOCIATION100.06%00.00%
6OTH: AFRICAN200.13%00.01%
7OTH: AMERICAN100.06%00.00%
8OTH: DOES NOT MATTER300.19%00.01%
97OTHER500.32%00.02%
-9REFUSED20-00.10%
.Missing18407-91.98%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT


H24a. INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (SEE H24)

1 MULTIPLE RACE RESPONSES

2 ALL OTHERS

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1MULTIPLE RACE RESPONSES2900.48%00.14%
2ALL OTHERS599199.52%29.94%
.Missing13993-69.92%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

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

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Variable Label: Reason came to USA


H29a.

Why did you come to the United States?

1 WORK

2 BE W FAMILY

3 EDUCATION

4 POL OPPRESS

5 OTH: BETTER LIFE, OPPORTUNITY

6 OTH: ECONOMIC REASONS

7 OTH: MEDICAL REASONS

8 OTH: VISITING, VACATION

9 OTH: WANTED TO GO

97 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1WORK20523.48%01.02%
2BE W FAMILY31536.08%01.57%
3EDUCATION12213.97%00.61%
4POL OPPRESS4204.81%00.21%
5OTH: BETTER LIFE, OPPORTUNITY10011.45%00.50%
6OTH: ECONOMIC REASONS1201.37%00.06%
7OTH: MEDICAL REASONS700.80%00.03%
8OTH: VISITING, VACATION2202.52%00.11%
9OTH: WANTED TO GO800.92%00.04%
97OTHER4004.58%00.20%
-9REFUSED5-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing19132-95.60%

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: Social/econ change since coming to US


H29b.

link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 41)

Do you think your social & economic situation has improved a great deal, improved a little, stayed the same, worsened a little, or worsened a great deal since you arrived in the United States?

1 IMPROVE GREAT DEAL

2 IMPROVE LITTLE

3 STAY SAME

4 WORSEN LITTLE

5 WORSEN GREAT DEAL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1IMPROVE GREAT DEAL44450.51%02.22%
2IMPROVE LITTLE30634.81%01.53%
3STAY SAME7408.42%00.37%
4WORSEN LITTLE4505.12%00.22%
5WORSEN GREAT DEAL1001.14%00.05%
-9REFUSED1-00.00%
-8DONT KNOW1-00.00%
.Missing19132-95.60%

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: English-speaking ability


H29c.

link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 42)

How well do you feel that you speak English? Would you say not at all, a little, somewhat, well, very well?

1 NOT AT ALL

2 A LITTLE

3 SOMEWHAT

4 WELL

5 VERY WELL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1NOT AT ALL300.34%00.01%
2A LITTLE3804.32%00.19%
3SOMEWHAT9310.57%00.46%
4WELL22625.68%01.13%
5VERY WELL52059.09%02.60%
-8DONT KNOW1-00.00%
.Missing19132-95.60%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

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

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Variable Label: Where receive most education-US or outside


H30.

Where did you receive most of your education? In the United States, or outside the United States?

1 IN USA

2 OUTSIDE USA

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1IN USA40032.36%02.00%
2OUTSIDE USA83667.64%04.18%
-9REFUSED7-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW2-00.01%
.Missing18768-93.78%

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: Currently a US citizen


H31.

Now we would like to ask you some questions about your visa situation. Remember this information will not be given to anyone. Are you now a citizen of the U.S.A.?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES72759.54%03.63%
5NO49440.46%02.47%
-9REFUSED23-00.11%
-8DONT KNOW1-00.00%
.Missing18768-93.78%

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: Green card status


H32.

Which of the following things best describes your situation? You currently have a green card (IF NEC: Are a permanent resident of the United States?) OR Your paper work for a green card is being processed?

2 HAS GREEN CARD/GREEN CARD IN PROCESS

3 (VOL) NEITHER, OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
2HAS GREEN CARD/GREEN CARD IN PROCESS44390.41%02.21%
3(VOL) NEITHER, OTHER4709.59%00.23%
-9REFUSED3-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW1-00.00%
.Missing19519-97.53%

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: Length of time US citizen-resident


H33.

How long have you been a [(citizen/resident)] of the U.S.A?

NUMBER OF YEARS

IF R SAYS LESS THAN ONE YEAR, ENTER A VALUE OF 1

  • Valid N: 1063
  • Refused: 19
  • Don't Know: 1
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 18930
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
13.2611.4910.0000.00081.000
  • Valid Range: 0 - 81
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Rate self on liberal/conservative scale


H35.

link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 44)

We hear a lot of talk these days about liberals and conservatives. Here is a 7-point scale on which the political views that people might hold are arranged from extremely liberal to extremely conservative.

Where would you place yourself on this scale?

(DO NOT PROBE)

ENTER '0' - IF VOL: HAVEN'T THOUGHT ABOUT IT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
0R VOL: NOT THOUGHT ABT IT57109.79%02.85%
1EXTREMELY LIBERAL30105.16%01.50%
2LIBERAL70112.02%03.50%
3SLIGHTLY LIBERAL67411.56%03.37%
4MODERATE/MIDDLE193433.17%09.66%
5SLIGHTLY CONSERVATIVE90315.49%04.51%
6CONSERVATIVE48508.32%02.42%
7EXTREMELY CONSERVATIVE26104.48%01.30%
-9REFUSED25-00.12%
-8DONT KNOW165-00.82%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Rate self on liberal/conservative soc/econ issues


H37.

link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 44)

What about your views on social and economic issues like help for the poor? Where would you place yourself on this scale?

(DO NOT PROBE)

ENTER '0' - IF VOL: HAVEN'T THOUGHT ABOUT IT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
0R VOL: NOT THOUGHT ABT IT50708.69%02.53%
1EXTREMELY LIBERAL72112.36%03.60%
2LIBERAL97416.70%04.87%
3SLIGHTLY LIBERAL68411.72%03.42%
4MODERATE/MIDDLE135223.17%06.76%
5SLIGHTLY CONSERVATIVE69511.91%03.47%
6CONSERVATIVE45307.76%02.26%
7EXTREMELY CONSERVATIVE44807.68%02.24%
-9REFUSED19-00.09%
-8DONT KNOW167-00.83%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Member of Black advancement natl organizations-grps


H38.

Do you belong to any national groups or organizations that are working to improve the conditions of Black people in America?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES56709.43%02.83%
5NO544390.57%27.20%
-9REFUSED6-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW4-00.02%
.Missing13993-69.92%

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: Better/worse financially than 10 yrs ago


H39.

Now we would like to know a little bit about your financial and housing situation.

Do you think you are better off financially, about the same, or worse off now, than you were 10 years ago?

1 BETTER

2 SAME

3 WORSE

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1BETTER345657.89%17.27%
2SAME139923.43%06.99%
3WORSE111518.68%05.57%
-9REFUSED14-00.07%
-8DONT KNOW35-00.17%
.Missing13994-69.92%

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: Past yr-enough to eat in household


H41.

In the past 12 months, in your household was there enough to eat, sometimes not enough to eat, or often not enough to eat?

1 ENOUGH TO EAT

2 SOMETIMES NOT EHOUGH TO EAT

3 OFTEN NOT ENOUGH TO EAT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1ENOUGH TO EAT536589.36%26.81%
2SOMETIMES NOT EHOUGH TO EAT51408.56%02.57%
3OFTEN NOT ENOUGH TO EAT12502.08%00.62%
-9REFUSED9-00.04%
-8DONT KNOW6-00.03%
.Missing13994-69.92%

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: Worry about enough income to pay bills


H42.

How much do you worry that [your total (family)] income will not be enough to meet your [(family's)] expenses and bills? Would you say you worry a great deal, a lot, a little, or not at all?

1 A GREAT DEAL

2 A LOT

3 A LITTLE

4 NOT AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1A GREAT DEAL73212.21%03.66%
2A LOT59709.96%02.98%
3A LITTLE219936.69%10.99%
4NOT AT ALL246541.13%12.32%
-9REFUSED14-00.07%
-8DONT KNOW12-00.06%
.Missing13994-69.92%

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: Past yr-you/fam get soc security


H42.5a.

In the past year, have you (or any member of your family living here) received any income from the following sources?

Social security?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES139823.35%06.99%
5NO458976.65%22.93%
-9REFUSED18-00.09%
-8DONT KNOW14-00.07%
.Missing13994-69.92%

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: Past yr-you/fam get workers compensation


H42.5b.

(In the past year, have you or any member of your family living here received any)

Workers compensation?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES15402.57%00.77%
5NO584197.43%29.19%
-9REFUSED16-00.08%
-8DONT KNOW8-00.04%
.Missing13994-69.92%

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: Past yr-you/fam get unemployment compensation


H42.5c.

(In the past year, have you or any member of your family living here received any)

Unemployment compensation?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES43407.23%02.17%
5NO557092.77%27.83%
-9REFUSED12-00.06%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing13994-69.92%

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: Past yr-you/fam get food stamps


H42.5d.

(In the past year, have you or any member of your family living here received any)

Food stamps?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES92715.43%04.63%
5NO507984.57%25.38%
-9REFUSED11-00.05%
-8DONT KNOW2-00.01%
.Missing13994-69.92%

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: Past yr-you/fam get SSI


H42.5e.

(In the past year, have you or any member of your family living here received any)

Supplemental security income (SSI)?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES55009.17%02.75%
5NO544790.83%27.22%
-9REFUSED14-00.07%
-8DONT KNOW8-00.04%
.Missing13994-69.92%

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: Past yr-you/fam earned inc tax credit


H42.5f.

(In the past year, have you or any member of your family living here received any)

Earned income tax credit?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES92115.40%04.60%
5NO505884.60%25.27%
-9REFUSED14-00.07%
-8DONT KNOW26-00.13%
.Missing13994-69.92%

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: Past yr-you/fam get child support payments


H42.5g.

(In the past year, have you or any member of your family living here received any)

Child support payments?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES51708.61%02.58%
5NO548791.39%27.42%
-9REFUSED11-00.05%
-8DONT KNOW4-00.02%
.Missing13994-69.92%

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: You/family currently on welfare


H49b.

Are [(your family)] currently receiving public assistance?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES34926.36%01.74%
5NO97573.64%04.87%
-8DONT KNOW1-00.00%
.Missing18688-93.38%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

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

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Variable Label: Received welfare when growing up


H50.

Did your family ever receive public assistance when you were growing up?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES105717.88%05.28%
5NO485482.12%24.25%
-9REFUSED12-00.06%
-8DONT KNOW95-00.47%
.Missing13995-69.93%

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: How much time received welfare before turned 18


H50a.

link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 47)

About how much of the time before you turned 18 did your family receive public assistance?

Would you say just briefly, less than half the time, about half the time, most of the time, or almost all of the time?

1 JUST BRIEFLY

2 LESS THAN HALF THE TIME

3 ABOUT HALF THE TIME

4 MOST OF THE TIME

5 ALMOST ALL OF THE TIME

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1JUST BRIEFLY37337.04%01.86%
2LESS THAN HALF THE TIME16115.99%00.80%
3ABOUT HALF THE TIME18618.47%00.93%
4MOST OF THE TIME14814.70%00.74%
5ALMOST ALL OF THE TIME13913.80%00.69%
-9REFUSED1-00.00%
-8DONT KNOW49-00.24%
.Missing18956-94.72%

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: Have mortgage on home


H53.

(Do you/Does your family) have a mortgage or loan on this property?

DEFINITION: A LOAN ON PROPERTY IS MONEY AGAINST THE EQUITY IN THE HOME, THAT IS, THE HOME ITSELF IS USED AS COLLATERAL. INCLUDE ONLY MORTGAGE/LOAN ON THIS MAIN RESIDENCE.

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES187866.50%09.38%
5NO94633.50%04.73%
-9REFUSED20-00.10%
-8DONT KNOW41-00.20%
.Missing17128-85.58%

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: Live in public housing


H55.

Is this (home/apartment) in a public housing facility, that is, is it owned by a local housing authority or other public agency?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES65121.01%03.25%
5NO244878.99%12.23%
-9REFUSED10-00.05%
-8DONT KNOW24-00.12%
.Missing16880-84.35%

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: Pay low/no rent because of govt


H56.

(Are you/Is your family) paying [(LOWER/NO)] rent because the Federal, State, or Local government is paying [(PART OF THE COST/ALL OF IT)]?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES65921.26%03.29%
5NO244078.74%12.19%
-9REFUSED12-00.06%
-8DONT KNOW22-00.11%
.Missing16880-84.35%

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: Family members away at school


H62a.

Now, I'd like to ask you a few questions about your family members who live away from home.

Do you have any family members -- husband/wife, children, mother, father, brother, or sister -- who are away at any of the following?

School or College?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES79213.18%03.96%
5NO521586.82%26.06%
-9REFUSED6-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW5-00.02%
.Missing13995-69.93%

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: Family members in military


H62b.

(Do you have any close relatives -- husband/wife, children, mother, father, brother, or sister -- who are away at any of the following?)

The Military?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES43107.17%02.15%
5NO557692.83%27.86%
-9REFUSED7-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW4-00.02%
.Missing13995-69.93%

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: Family members in nursing home


H62c.

(Do you have any close relatives -- husband/wife, children, mother, father, brother, or sister -- who are away at any of the following?)

A long term care facility or a nursing home?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES21203.53%01.06%
5NO579596.47%28.96%
-9REFUSED6-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW5-00.02%
.Missing13995-69.93%

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: Family members in jail or prison


H62d.

(Do you have any close relatives -- husband/wife, children, mother, father, brother, or sister -- who are away at any of the following?)

Jail or prison?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES49508.24%02.47%
5NO551091.76%27.53%
-9REFUSED8-00.04%
-8DONT KNOW5-00.02%
.Missing13995-69.93%

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: # family members away at school


H63a.

How many?

  • Valid N: 786
  • Refused: 6
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 19221
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
01.6301.6301.0001.00030.000
  • Valid Range: 1 - 30
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: # family members in military


H63b.

How many?

  • Valid N: 430
  • Refused: 1
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 19582
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
01.3400.9101.0001.00010.000
  • Valid Range: 1 - 10
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: # family members in nursing home


H63c.

How many?

  • Valid N: 212
  • Refused: 0
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 19801
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
01.0800.4201.0001.00006.000
  • Valid Range: 1 - 6
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: # family members in jail or prison


H63d.

How many?

  • Valid N: 494
  • Refused: 1
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 19518
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
01.4300.9701.0001.00011.000
  • Valid Range: 1 - 11
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Anyone in household homeless


H64.

Is any member of your household now homeless?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES5100.85%00.25%
5NO595599.15%29.76%
-9REFUSED6-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW6-00.03%
.Missing13995-69.93%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

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

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