1996 Time Series Study: Post-election Wave

Administration of the 1996 Post-election Respondent Booklet:

Question Card/Page Variables Description
B1a-B1c, B1a1-B1c1; B1d-B1h, B1j-B1n,B1p-B1x Page 1 V961019-V961043 Feeling Thermometer for 6 individuals; Feeling Thermometer for 19 groups
H6c Page 2 V961199 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on mothers staying home and not working
J4a-J4d Page 3 V961210-V961213 7-point scale (Gov't should help blacks/blacks should help themselves) on Gov't help for blacks - placement for self, 3 individuals
J5 Page 4 V961214 School prayer (4 options)
L1a-L1f; L2a-L2d; M1a-M1c; M2a-M2d Page 5 V961229-V961238, V961244-V961250 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on equal opportunity; 5-point scale on helping others; 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on political efficacy of R; 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on moral traditionalism
N11a, N11b, N11c, N11e, N11f Page 6 V961269, V961273, V961275, V961277, V961279 7-point scale (Liberal/Conservative) - placement of self, 4 individuals
N14, N14a-N14c Page 7 V961283-V961286 Opinion on 15% Tax Cut (6 options) - placement for self, three individuals
P1a-P1h, P1j, P1k, P1m, P1n, P1p-P1t Page 8 V961294-V961310 Closeness to 17 groups
P2a-P2c Page 9 V961311-V961313 7-point scale (Hardworking/Lazy) on 3 groups
P3a-P3c Page 10 V961314-V961316 7-point scale (Intelligent/Unintelligent) on 3 groups
P4a-P4c Page 11 V961317-V961319 7-point scale (Trustworthy/Untrustworthy) on 3 groups
P5 Page 12 V961320 7-point scale (Reduce income differences/Shouldn't concern itself) on governmental wealth redistribution - placement for self
Q9a; Q11; Q12 Page 13 V961334, V961337, V961338 Attention to campaigns (Presidential and Congressional) in various media (5 options)
Q14 Page 14 V961340 Opinion on two-party system (3 options)
T2 Page 15 V961460 5-point scale (Fairly/Unfairly) on last election
T4 Page 16 V961468 5-point scale (Care/Don't care) on political parties caring what ordinary people think
T5 Page 17 V961469 5-point scale (Needed/Not needed) on whether political parties are needed in the United States
T7a-T7c; T8a-T8c Page 18 V961470-V961475 11-point scale (Dislike/Like) on R's feelings about 3 parties; 11-point scale (Dislike/Like) on R's feelings about 3 candidates
T11 Page 19 V961479 5-point scale (Care/Don't care) on Congress caring what ordinary people think
T13 Page 20 V961481 5-point scale (Difference/No difference) on who is in power
T14 Page 21 V961482 5-point scale (Makes a difference/Makes no difference) on who people vote for
T15 Page 22 V961483 5-point scale (Say what think/Hide what think) on whether people say what they think about politics in the United States
T16 Page 23 V961484 11-point scale (Left/Right) on R's political self-placement