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Variable Label: Rank how well off now relative to US people


DA37

(RB, PG 62) (Look at page 62 in your booklet.)

Think of this ladder as representing where people stand in the United States. At the top of the ladder are the people who are the best off - those who have the most money, the most education and the most respected jobs. At the bottom are the people who are the worst off - who have the least money, least education, and the least respected jobs or no job. The higher up you are on the ladder, the closer you are to the people at the very top; the lower you are, the closer you are to the people at the very bottom.

Please place a large "X" on the rung where you think you stand at this time in your life, relative to other people in the United States.

What is the number to the right of the rung where you placed the "X"?

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  • Valid N: 6542
  • Refused: 54
  • Don't Know: 35
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 2651
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
06.0401.7306.0000.00010.000
  • Valid Range: 0 - 10
  • Total Cases: 9282

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