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1998 TIME SERIES STUDY: POST-ELECTION WAVE

Administration of the 1998 Post-election Respondent Booklet:

Question Card/Page Variables Description
A9a Page 1 V980212 How often R discusses politics with family or friends
B4a, B4b1, B4b2, B4c1, B4c2, B4d-B4k, B4m, B4n, B4p-B4v; B5a-B5h, B5j, B5k, B5m, B5n, B5p-B5r Page 2 V980238-V980274 Feeling Thermometer for 22 individuals; Feeling Thermometer for 15 groups
H5a, H5b, H5c, H5d, H5e, H5f, H5g Page 3 V980399, V980403, V980405, V980407, V980409, V980411, V980412 7-point scale (Liberal/Conservative) - placement of self, 4 individuals, 2 parties
J7 Page 4 V980424 Responsibility for economic problems (4 options)
J10 Page 5 V980427 Opinion on two-party system (3 options)
J11, J12 Page 6 V980428, V980429 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on equal opportunity
J13a-J13e; J14a-J14e; J15a-J15d Page 7 V980430-V980440, V980442-V980444 4-point scale (Extremely well/Not well at all) on traits describing President Clinton/Al Gore; 4-point scale (Extremely well/Not well at all) on traits describing Congress
K2 Page 8 V980446 R's opinion on diversity vs. blending in
K4a-K4f Page 9 V980448-V980454 7-point scale (Equal role for women/Women's place in the home) on women's rights - placement for self, 3 individuals, 2 parties
K5 Page 10 V980455 School prayer (4 options)
K6a-K6e Page 11 V980457-V980461 7-point scale (Job and good standard of living/each person get ahead on own) on job and good standard of living - placement for self, 2 individuals, 2 parties
K7a Page 12 V980462 7-point scale (Gov't should help blacks/blacks should help themselves) on Gov't help for blacks - placement for self
K8a-K8g Page 13 V980463-V980469 7-point scale (Fewer services-reduce spending/More services-increase spending) on gov't providing services - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties
M2; M3; M4 Page 14 V980485-V980487 5-point scale (Extremely willing/Never willing) on use of military force ; 5-point scale (Extremely willing/Never willing) on giving humanitarian aid; 5-point scale (Extremely willing/Never willing) on giving financial assistance to other countries
M11; M12 Page 15 V980494, V980495 How often does R pray? (5 options); How often does R read the Bible (5 options)
M13 Page 16 V980496 Statements about Bible validity (3 options)
M14a-M14f Page 17 V980497-V980502 7-point scale (Tougher gov't regulations/Current too much of burden) on regulations on business to protect environment - placement for self, 3 individuals, 2 parties
M16a-M16f Page 18 V980505-V980510 Opinions on abortion (4 options) - placement for self, 3 individuals, 2 parties
N1, N2; N3-N7 Page 19 V980513-V980519 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on equal opportunity between races; 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on moral traditionalism
N8 Page 20 V980520 5-point scale (Makes no difference/Makes a difference) on whom people vote for
N11-N13; N18 Page 21 V980523-V980525, V980530 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on political efficacy of R; 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on need for political parties
X8 Page 22 V980566 Type of Christianity (4 options)
Y6 Page 23 V980579 R's employment (7 options)
Y20, Y20a; Y21 Page 24 V980652, V980653 Estimated income for 1997 (24 categories) (total for family, R; total for just R)
Y23a Page 25 V980660 R's Hispanic group of origin (6 options)