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Mail: Social and Civic Participation

Sibling Mail: Social and Civic Participation Module


OVERVIEW

Social and Civic Participation questions were initially introduced in the 1993
mail survey.  Most items from that round have been retained, in addition to
items regarding Internet and email use.


BRIEF VARIABLE DESCRIPTIONS
    
    Ranges reference dataset/codebook order, not necessarily alphabetical
    _____________________________________________________________________
    DZ101RER-DZ103RER:      Political Participation

    DZ023RER-DZ024RER:      Past 4 Weeks Social Get Togethers

    DZ104RER-DZ107RER:      Past Social Get Together Frequency

    DZ114RER-DZ116RER:      Current and Past Telephone Use with Friend or 
                            Relatives

    DZ108RER-DZ113RER:      Current and Past Solitary Leisure Time Media 
                            Use

    DZ117RER-DZ131RER:      Current and Past Reading Behaviors

    DZ132RER-DZ164RER:      Current and Past Leisure Time Activities

    DZ165RER-DZ167RER:      Current and Past Solitary Light Physical 
                            Activity

    DZ168RER-DZ170RER:      Current and Past Group Light Physical
                            Activity

    DZ171RER-DZ173RER:      Current and Past Solitary Vigorous Physical 
                            Activity

    DZ174RER-DZ176RER:      Current and Past Group Vigorous Physical 
                            Activity

    DZ001RER:               Did Respondent Answer Any Org. Participation 
                            Questions?

    DZ002RER-DZ022RER:      Level of Involvement in Clubs or Organizations

    DZ177RER-DZ201RER:      Reasons for Obtaining Home Internet Access

    DZ202RER-DZ212RER:      Email Use Questions

    DZ213RER-DZ219RER:      WWW Use Questions

    DZ238RER-DZ240RER:      WWW/Email Summary Items
                            
    DZ220RER-DZ229RER:      Reasons for Volunteering

    DZ230RER-DZ232RER:      Volunteering Opinions

    DZ233RER:               Who are you Most Like?

    DZ234RER:               Who are you Least Like?


NOTE: See Cor813 in Appendix A for variable creation details

dz101rer: Which statement best describes your decision to vote in the November 2002 election?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q1sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 64 93 157
-1 Don't Know 0 2 2
1 I did not vote in the election in November 2002 203 194 397
2 I thought about voting in November 2002 but did not 23 37 60
3 I usually vote but did not vote in November 2002 24 37 61
4 I am sure I voted at the polls in the election in November 2002 1414 1576 2990
5 I am sure I voted by absentee ballot in November 2002 140 170 310

dz102rer: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q2sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 82 126 208
1 Republican 635 650 1285
2 Democrat 451 640 1091
3 Indep but leaning toward Republican 249 190 439
4 Indep but leaning toward Democrat 171 231 402
5 Independent 227 211 438
6 Other 53 61 114

dz103rer: Where would you place yourself on a liberal and conservative political scale?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q3sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 100 189 289
-1 Don't Know 1 2 3
1 Extremely liberal 34 26 60
2 Liberal 129 187 316
3 Slightly liberal 151 219 370
4 Moderate/middle of the road 543 738 1281
5 Slightly conservative 328 318 646
6 Conservative 524 403 927
7 Extremely conservative 58 27 85

dz023rer: How many times, if at all, during the past four weeks have you gotten together with friends, gone out together, or visited each other's home?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q4sp_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 101 117 218
0 - 1 696 577 1273
2 - 3 528 620 1148
4 - 6 379 503 882
7 - 28 164 292 456

dz024rer: How many times, if at all, during the past four weeks have you gotten together socially with relatives?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q5sp_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 148 161 309
0 - 1 621 563 1184
2 407 427 834
3 - 4 447 519 966
5 - 28 245 439 684

dz104rer: How often did you get together with friends about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q4sp_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 93 89 182
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 OFTEN 1021 1369 2390
2 RARELY 715 618 1333
3 NEVER 38 33 71

dz105rer: How often did you get together with friends when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q4sp_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 97 92 189
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 OFTEN 1244 1517 2761
2 RARELY 499 469 968
3 NEVER 27 31 58

dz106rer: How often did you get together socially with relatives about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q5sp_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 175 159 334
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 OFTEN 1043 1418 2461
2 RARELY 618 511 1129
3 NEVER 31 21 52

dz107rer: How often did you get together socially with relatives when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q5sp_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 173 167 340
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 OFTEN 1107 1478 2585
2 RARELY 560 444 1004
3 NEVER 27 20 47

dz114rer: During the past year, how many hours per week did you talk on the phone with friends or relatives?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spc_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 87 114 201
-1 DON'T KNOW 3 4 7
0 - 1 1032 446 1478
2 391 467 858
3 - 5 234 602 836
6 - 80 121 476 597

dz115rer: How often did you talk on the phone with friends or relatives about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spc_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 97 115 212
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 633 1339 1972
2 RARELY 1099 644 1743
3 NEVER 38 10 48

dz116rer: How often did you talk on the phone with friends or relatives when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spc_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 97 116 213
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 588 1281 1869
2 RARELY 1114 676 1790
3 NEVER 68 35 103

dz108rer: During the past year, how many hours per week did you watch television?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spa_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 73 110 183
-1 DON'T KNOW 4 7 11
0 - 8 375 433 808
9 - 14 398 438 836
15 - 20 489 408 897
21 - 30 358 436 794
32 - 160 171 277 448

dz109rer: How often did you watch television about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spa_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 87 127 214
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 OFTEN 1189 1209 2398
2 RARELY 581 759 1340
3 NEVER 10 12 22

dz110rer: How often did you watch television when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spa_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 90 123 213
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 OFTEN 917 895 1812
2 RARELY 802 1024 1826
3 NEVER 58 65 123

dz111rer: During the past year, how many hours per week did you read books, magazines, newspapers or other reading material?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spb_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 76 109 185
-1 DON'T KNOW 4 2 6
0 - 5 575 468 1043
6 - 10 663 706 1369
11 - 20 442 573 1015
21 - 151 108 251 359

dz112rer: How often did you read books, magazines, newspapers or other reading material about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spb_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 100 130 230
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 1229 1534 2763
2 RARELY 516 430 946
3 NEVER 22 14 36

dz113rer: How often did you read books, magazines, newspapers or other reading material when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spb_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 106 134 240
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 1087 1255 2342
2 RARELY 629 676 1305
3 NEVER 45 43 88

dz117rer: During the past year, how many hours per week did you read on the job?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spd_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
0 1866 2105 3971
1 2 4 6

dz118rer: How often did you read on the job about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spd_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 229 372 601
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 857 755 1612
2 RARELY 501 468 969
3 NEVER 280 513 793

dz119rer: How often did you read on the job when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spd_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 221 378 599
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 OFTEN 909 683 1592
2 RARELY 503 511 1014
3 NEVER 234 535 769

dz120rer: During the past year, how many hours per week did you read biographies or other non-fiction books?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spe_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
0 1868 2108 3976
1 0 1 1

dz121rer: How often did you read biographies or other non-fiction books about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6sp3_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 209 287 496
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 376 548 924
2 RARELY 784 907 1691
3 NEVER 498 366 864

dz122rer: How often did you read biographies or other non-fiction books when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6sp3_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 215 303 518
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 OFTEN 342 464 806
2 RARELY 779 931 1710
3 NEVER 531 409 940

dz123rer: During the past year, how many hours per week did you read the Bible or other religious materials?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spf_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
0 1868 2108 3976
1 0 1 1

dz124rer: How often did you read the Bible or other religious materials about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spf_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 194 246 440
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 293 519 812
2 RARELY 680 802 1482
3 NEVER 700 541 1241

dz125rer: How often did you read the Bible or other religious materials when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spf_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 195 258 453
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 OFTEN 242 417 659
2 RARELY 713 873 1586
3 NEVER 717 559 1276

dz126rer: During the past year, how many hours per week did you read magazines or newspapers?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spg_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
0 1865 2108 3973
1 3 1 4

dz127rer: How often did you read magazines or newspapers about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spg_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 135 200 335
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 1174 1365 2539
2 RARELY 523 517 1040
3 NEVER 35 26 61

dz128rer: How often did you read magazines or newspapers when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6spg_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 142 218 360
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 1098 1195 2293
2 RARELY 575 646 1221
3 NEVER 52 49 101

dz129rer: During the past year, how many hours per week did you read fiction?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6sph_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
0 1868 2105 3973
1 0 4 4

dz130rer: How often did you read fiction about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6sph_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 214 273 487
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 376 922 1298
2 RARELY 678 652 1330
3 NEVER 599 261 860

dz131rer: How often did you read fiction when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q6sph_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 221 287 508
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 343 789 1132
2 RARELY 689 735 1424
3 NEVER 614 297 911

dz132rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you write letters, not including e-mail?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spa_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 177 224 401
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 6 7
0 1136 700 1836
1 339 632 971
2 - 10 205 520 725
11 - 60 10 27 37

dz133rer: How often did you write letters, not including email, about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spa_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 174 205 379
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 172 510 682
2 RARELY 879 1148 2027
3 NEVER 642 245 887

dz134rer: How often did you write letters, not including e-mail, when when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spa_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 184 216 400
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 OFTEN 202 621 823
2 RARELY 842 1036 1878
3 NEVER 639 234 873

dz135rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you play cards or board games, including games on a computer?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spb_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 148 213 361
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 4 5
0 652 558 1210
1 - 2 380 394 774
3 - 8 341 440 781
9 - 40 309 452 761
42 - 300 37 48 85

dz136rer: How often did you play cards or board games, including games on a computer about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spb_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 155 203 358
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 411 558 969
2 RARELY 901 997 1898
3 NEVER 400 350 750

dz137rer: How often did you play cards or board games, including games on a computer when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spb_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 158 213 371
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 OFTEN 456 630 1086
2 RARELY 814 869 1683
3 NEVER 439 395 834

dz138rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you paint, draw, or do another form of art?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spc_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 194 287 481
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 4 5
0 1466 1386 2852
1 - 250 207 432 639

dz139rer: How often did you paint, draw, or do another form of art about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spc_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 208 264 472
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 98 250 348
2 RARELY 372 522 894
3 NEVER 1189 1072 2261

dz140rer: How often did you paint, draw, or do another form of art when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spc_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 215 272 487
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 OFTEN 110 260 370
2 RARELY 361 530 891
3 NEVER 1181 1045 2226

dz141rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you play a musical instrument?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spd_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 178 263 441
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 4 5
0 1573 1607 3180
1 - 160 116 235 351

dz142rer: How often did you play a musical instrument about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spd_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 193 273 466
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 81 152 233
2 RARELY 153 309 462
3 NEVER 1440 1374 2814

dz143rer: How often did you play a musical instrument when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spd_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 196 284 480
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 115 214 329
2 RARELY 155 315 470
3 NEVER 1401 1295 2696

dz144rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you spend going to the movies?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spe_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 157 248 405
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 5 6
0 894 926 1820
1 - 2 398 433 831
3 - 6 334 394 728
7 - 200 84 103 187

dz145rer: How often did you go to the movies about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spe_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 166 225 391
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 245 302 547
2 RARELY 1063 1199 2262
3 NEVER 393 382 775

dz146rer: How often did you go to the movies when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spe_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 167 237 404
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 310 353 663
2 RARELY 1092 1193 2285
3 NEVER 298 325 623

dz147rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you spend going to a lecture, concert, play, museum or similar activity?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spf_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 173 250 423
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 5 6
0 874 755 1629
1 - 2 506 578 1084
3 - 8 276 438 714
9 - 60 38 83 121

dz148rer: How often did you go to a lecture, concert, play, museum or similar activity about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spf_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 185 267 452
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 235 377 612
2 RARELY 980 1110 2090
3 NEVER 467 354 821

dz149rer: How often did you go to a lecture, concert, play, museum or similar activity when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spf_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 193 271 464
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 235 390 625
2 RARELY 967 1066 2033
3 NEVER 472 381 853

dz150rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you spend going out to a restaurant or bar?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spg_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 108 161 269
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 6 8
0 - 3 429 536 965
4 - 5 384 419 803
6 - 8 356 414 770
9 - 16 375 377 752
17 - 300 214 196 410

dz151rer: How often did you go out to a restaurant or bar about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spg_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 118 157 275
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 994 1100 2094
2 RARELY 726 824 1550
3 NEVER 29 27 56

dz152rer: How often did you go out to a restaurant or bar when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spg_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 124 164 288
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 942 874 1816
2 RARELY 756 980 1736
3 NEVER 45 90 135

dz153rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you work a crossword puzzle or other word game?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7sph_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 165 227 392
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 4 4
0 1200 886 2086
1 - 4 237 504 741
5 - 50 254 467 721
52 - 200 12 21 33

dz154rer: How often did you work a crossword puzzle or other word game about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7sph_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 187 248 435
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 219 448 667
2 RARELY 560 779 1339
3 NEVER 901 633 1534

dz155rer: How often did you work a crossword puzzle or other word game when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7sph_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 186 260 446
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 169 351 520
2 RARELY 551 799 1350
3 NEVER 961 698 1659

dz156rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you do crafts or hobbies such as needlework, woodworking, model trains, jigsaw puzzles, etc.?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spi_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 166 212 378
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 3 5
0 968 760 1728
1 - 4 319 439 758
5 - 20 317 503 820
24 - 350 96 192 288

dz157rer: How often did you do crafts or hobbies such as needlework, woodworking, model trains, jigsaw puzzles, etc. about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spi_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 181 214 395
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 385 760 1145
2 RARELY 639 722 1361
3 NEVER 662 412 1074

dz158rer: How often did you do crafts or hobbies such as needlework, woodworking, model trains, jigsaw puzzles, etc. when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spi_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 185 218 403
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 381 779 1160
2 RARELY 635 687 1322
3 NEVER 666 424 1090

dz159rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you make home repairs, car repairs or other hand work?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spj_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 121 267 388
-1 DON'T KNOW 3 7 10
0 199 977 1176
1 - 3 377 426 803
4 - 8 481 249 730
9 - 30 574 157 731
32 - 200 113 26 139

dz160rer: How often did you make home repairs, car repairs, or other hand work about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spj_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 132 287 419
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 1075 384 1459
2 RARELY 555 701 1256
3 NEVER 105 736 841

dz161rer: How often did you make home repairs, car repairs, or do other handy work when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spj_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 134 298 432
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 1107 401 1508
2 RARELY 514 680 1194
3 NEVER 112 729 841

dz162rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you hunt or fish in season?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spk_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 155 284 439
-1 DON'T KNOW 3 2 5
0 937 1588 2525
1 - 20 573 215 788
21 - 500 200 20 220

dz163rer: How often did you hunt or fish in season about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spk_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 157 294 451
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 615 150 765
2 RARELY 507 301 808
3 NEVER 588 1363 1951

dz164rer: How often did you hunt or fish in season when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q7spk_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 161 299 460
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 717 183 900
2 RARELY 474 324 798
3 NEVER 515 1302 1817

dz165rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you spend doing light physical activities that you do alone, such as light housework, gardening, or walking by yourself?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spa_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 111 171 282
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 14 16
0 - 8 592 348 940
9 - 15 417 362 779
16 - 30 493 596 1089
31 - 100 232 509 741
105 - 720 21 109 130

dz166rer: How often did you spend doing light physical activities that you do alone, such as light housework, gardening, or walking by yourself about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spa_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 129 146 275
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 1172 1748 2920
2 RARELY 519 200 719
3 NEVER 47 14 61

dz167rer: How often did you spend doing light physical activities that you do alone, such as light housework, gardening, or walking by yourself when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spa_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 128 156 284
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 1091 1696 2787
2 RARELY 559 232 791
3 NEVER 89 24 113

dz168rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you do light physical activities that you do with others, such as walking with friends, bowling, playing softball or other team sports with light activity?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spb_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 157 250 407
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 8 9
0 745 838 1583
1 - 5 391 424 815
6 - 16 367 367 734
18 - 460 207 222 429

dz169rer: How often did you do light physical activities that you do with others, such as walking with friends, bowling, playing softball or other team sports with light activity about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spb_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 165 239 404
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 574 687 1261
2 RARELY 830 834 1664
3 NEVER 298 348 646

dz170rer: How often did you do light physical activities that you do with others, such as walking with friends, bowling, playing softball or other team sports with light activity when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spb_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 169 246 415
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 769 820 1589
2 RARELY 659 723 1382
3 NEVER 270 319 589

dz171rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you do vigorous physical activities that you do alone, such as jogging, swimming, biking, or going to the gym by yourself?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spc_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 162 266 428
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 5 5
0 967 1130 2097
1 - 8 353 361 714
9 - 50 375 337 712
56 - 360 11 10 21

dz172rer: How often did you do vigorous physical activities that you do alone, such as jogging, swimming, biking, or going to the gym by yourself about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spc_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 173 247 420
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 477 446 923
2 RARELY 711 758 1469
3 NEVER 506 657 1163

dz173rer: How often did you do vigorous physical activities that you do alone, such as jogging, swimming, biking, or going to the gym by yourself when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spc_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 175 251 426
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 557 545 1102
2 RARELY 662 676 1338
3 NEVER 473 636 1109

dz174rer: During the past year, how many hours per month did you do vigorous physical activities that you do with others such as playing team sports, jogging, swimming, biking, or going to the gym with friends?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spd_1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 185 272 457
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 6 6
0 1267 1403 2670
1 - 20 371 382 753
24 - 360 45 46 91

dz175rer: How often did you do vigorous physical activities that you do with others such as playing team sports, jogging, swimming, biking, or going to the gym with friends about 10 years ago?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spd_2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 189 275 464
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 293 295 588
2 RARELY 714 667 1381
3 NEVER 671 871 1542

dz176rer: How often did you do vigorous physical activities that you do with others such as playing team sports, jogging, swimming, biking, or going to the gym with friends when you were about 35?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q8spd_3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 190 279 469
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 OFTEN 498 425 923
2 RARELY 590 580 1170
3 NEVER 589 824 1413

dz001rer: Were any of the organizational participation questions answered?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sr_:a-s

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
1 YES 1813 2046 3859
2 NO 55 63 118

dz002rer: What is your level of involvement in church connected groups, but not the church itself?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_b

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 65 95 160
1 NOT INVOLVED 958 947 1905
2 VERY LITTLE 388 344 732
3 SOME 260 370 630
4 QUITE A BIT 137 223 360
5 A GREAT DEAL 60 130 190

dz003rer: What is your level of involvement in a church, temple or other place of worship?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_a

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 58 77 135
1 NOT INVOLVED 581 501 1082
2 VERY LITTLE 253 227 480
3 SOME 364 399 763
4 QUITE A BIT 367 492 859
5 A GREAT DEAL 245 413 658

dz004rer: What is your level of involvement in labor unions?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_c

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 69 104 173
1 NOT INVOLVED 1540 1865 3405
2 VERY LITTLE 128 73 201
3 SOME 96 46 142
4 QUITE A BIT 25 14 39
5 A GREAT DEAL 10 7 17

dz005rer: What is your level of involvement with veterans' organizations?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_d

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 70 94 164
1 NOT INVOLVED 1427 1892 3319
2 VERY LITTLE 168 54 222
3 SOME 137 40 177
4 QUITE A BIT 39 19 58
5 A GREAT DEAL 27 10 37

dz006rer: What is your level of involvement with fraternal organizations or lodges?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_e

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 70 99 169
1 NOT INVOLVED 1535 1891 3426
2 VERY LITTLE 99 41 140
3 SOME 105 48 153
4 QUITE A BIT 40 22 62
5 A GREAT DEAL 19 8 27

dz007rer: What is your level of involvement with business or civic groups?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_f

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 66 105 171
1 NOT INVOLVED 1404 1687 3091
2 VERY LITTLE 179 124 303
3 SOME 131 129 260
4 QUITE A BIT 68 45 113
5 A GREAT DEAL 20 19 39

dz008rer: What is your level of involvement with parent-teachers' associations?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_g

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 70 95 165
1 NOT INVOLVED 1701 1909 3610
2 VERY LITTLE 58 40 98
3 SOME 32 44 76
4 QUITE A BIT 6 15 21
5 A GREAT DEAL 1 6 7

dz009rer: What is your level of involvement with community centers?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_h

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 71 100 171
1 NOT INVOLVED 1545 1673 3218
2 VERY LITTLE 148 140 288
3 SOME 73 132 205
4 QUITE A BIT 24 45 69
5 A GREAT DEAL 7 19 26

dz010rer: What is your level of involvement with organizations of people of the same nationality?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_i

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 64 101 165
1 NOT INVOLVED 1685 1887 3572
2 VERY LITTLE 57 43 100
3 SOME 40 53 93
4 QUITE A BIT 18 14 32
5 A GREAT DEAL 4 11 15

dz011rer: What is your level of involvement with sports teams?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_j

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 67 96 163
1 NOT INVOLVED 1344 1723 3067
2 VERY LITTLE 165 82 247
3 SOME 183 126 309
4 QUITE A BIT 73 58 131
5 A GREAT DEAL 36 24 60

dz012rer: What is your level of involvement with country clubs?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_k

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 70 107 177
1 NOT INVOLVED 1571 1864 3435
2 VERY LITTLE 61 30 91
3 SOME 71 63 134
4 QUITE A BIT 67 28 95
5 A GREAT DEAL 28 17 45

dz013rer: What is your level of involvement with youth groups, for example as a Scout leader?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_l

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 73 109 182
1 NOT INVOLVED 1680 1926 3606
2 VERY LITTLE 50 27 77
3 SOME 43 26 69
4 QUITE A BIT 13 12 25
5 A GREAT DEAL 9 9 18

dz014rer: What is your level of involvement with professional groups?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_m

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 74 117 191
1 NOT INVOLVED 1377 1627 3004
2 VERY LITTLE 178 146 324
3 SOME 183 140 323
4 QUITE A BIT 47 57 104
5 A GREAT DEAL 9 22 31

dz015rer: What is your level of involvement with political clubs or organizations?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_n

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 73 113 186
1 NOT INVOLVED 1578 1808 3386
2 VERY LITTLE 117 100 217
3 SOME 71 66 137
4 QUITE A BIT 18 12 30
5 A GREAT DEAL 11 10 21

dz016rer: What is your level of involvement with neighborhood improvement organizations?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_o

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 75 113 188
1 NOT INVOLVED 1438 1637 3075
2 VERY LITTLE 202 180 382
3 SOME 120 130 250
4 QUITE A BIT 28 38 66
5 A GREAT DEAL 5 11 16

dz017rer: What is your level of involvement with charity or welfare organizations?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_p

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 72 116 188
1 NOT INVOLVED 1122 1193 2315
2 VERY LITTLE 286 301 587
3 SOME 259 322 581
4 QUITE A BIT 93 134 227
5 A GREAT DEAL 36 43 79

dz018rer: What is your level of involvement with hobby groups?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_q

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 104 212 316
1 NOT INVOLVED 1402 1397 2799
2 VERY LITTLE 168 170 338
3 SOME 119 203 322
4 QUITE A BIT 53 85 138
5 A GREAT DEAL 22 42 64

dz020rer: What is your level of involvement with the first club/organization you are involved with other than church-connect groups, the church itself, labor unions, Veterans' organizations, fraternal organizations or lodges, business or civic groups, parent-teachers' associations, community centers, organizations of people of the same nationality, sports teams, country clubs, youth groups, professional groups, political clubs or organizations, neighborhood improvement organizations, charity or welfare organizations, and hobby groups?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_r

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 1472 1661 3133
1 NOT INVOLVED 209 165 374
2 VERY LITTLE 5 1 6
3 SOME 32 62 94
4 QUITE A BIT 81 120 201
5 A GREAT DEAL 69 100 169
Note: A variable coding the specific activity was not created for this residual category.

dz022rer: What is your level of involvement with the second club/organization you are involved with other than church-connect groups, the church itself, labor unions, Veterans' organizations, fraternal organizations or lodges, business or civic groups, parent-teachers' associations, community centers, organizations of people of the same nationality, sports teams, country clubs, youth groups, professional groups, political clubs or organizations, neighborhood improvement organizations, charity or welfare organizations, and hobby groups?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q9sp_s

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 1612 1861 3473
1 NOT INVOLVED 207 155 362
2 VERY LITTLE 2 1 3
3 SOME 12 22 34
4 QUITE A BIT 19 36 55
5 A GREAT DEAL 16 34 50
Note: A variable coding the specific activity was not created for this residual category.

dz177rer: Does your home not have Internet service?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2ax

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-4 Not Ascertained 536 548 1084
-3 Refused 47 53 100
1 Checked 339 467 806
2 Unchecked 946 1041 1987

dz178rer: Was 'interested in using Web for recreation' not among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2aa

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 CHECKED 'NOT TRUE' 339 400 739
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 742 762 1504

dz179rer: For you, was 'interested in using Web for recreation' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2ab

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R 479 509 988
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 602 653 1255

dz180rer: For your spouse, was 'interested in using Web for recreation' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2ac

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R'S SPOUSE 370 313 683
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 711 849 1560

dz181rer: For someone else in your household, was 'interested in using Web for recreation' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2ad

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR SOMEONE ELSE IN HH 140 124 264
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 941 1038 1979

dz182rer: Was 'doing tasks related to one's job' not among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2ba

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 CHECKED 'NOT TRUE' 431 524 955
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 650 638 1288

dz183rer: For you, was 'doing tasks related to one's job' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2bb

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R 419 387 806
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 662 775 1437

dz184rer: For your spouse, was 'doing tasks related to one's job' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2bc

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R'S SPOUSE 256 239 495
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 825 923 1748

dz185rer: For someone else in your household, was 'doing tasks related to one's job' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2bd

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR SOMEONE ELSE IN HH 58 69 127
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 1023 1093 2116

dz186rer: Was 'using e-mail to communicate with one of your children' not among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2ca

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 CHECKED 'NOT TRUE' 272 275 547
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 809 887 1696

dz187rer: For you, was 'using e-mail to communicate with one of your children' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2cb

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R 521 752 1273
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 560 410 970

dz188rer: For your spouse, was 'using e-mail to communicate with one of your children' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2cc

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R'S SPOUSE 546 349 895
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 535 813 1348

dz189rer: For someone else in your household, was 'using e-mail to communicate with one of your children' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2cd

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR SOMEONE ELSE IN HH 68 47 115
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 1013 1115 2128

dz190rer: Was 'using e-mail to communicate with one of your siblings' not among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2da

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 CHECKED 'NOT TRUE' 323 294 617
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 758 868 1626

dz191rer: For you, was 'using e-mail to communicate with one of your siblings' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10spdb

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R 466 723 1189
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 615 439 1054

dz192rer: For your spouse, was 'using e-mail to communicate with one of your siblings' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2dc

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R'S SPOUSE 470 275 745
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 611 887 1498

dz193rer: For someone else in your household, was 'using e-mail to communicate with one of your siblings' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2dd

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR SOMEONE ELSE IN HH 57 49 106
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 1024 1113 2137

dz194rer: Was 'using e-mail to communicate with other relatives' not among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2ea

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 CHECKED 'NOT TRUE' 251 233 484
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 830 929 1759

dz195rer: For you, was 'using e-mail to communicate with other relatives' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2eb

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R 514 771 1285
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 567 391 958

dz196rer: For your spouse, was 'using e-mail to communicate with other relatives' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2ec

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R'S SPOUSE 542 331 873
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 539 831 1370

dz197rer: For someone else in your household, was 'using e-mail to communicate with other relatives' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2ed

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR SOMEONE ELSE IN HH 78 56 134
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 1003 1106 2109

dz198rer: Was 'using e-mail to communicate with friends' not among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2fa

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 CHECKED 'NOT TRUE' 155 133 288
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 926 1029 1955

dz199rer: For you, was 'using e-mail to communicate with friends' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2fb

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R 627 887 1514
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 454 275 729

dz200rer: For your spouse, was 'using e-mail to communicate with friends' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2fc

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR R'S SPOUSE 604 388 992
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 477 774 1251

dz201rer: For someone else in your household, was 'using e-mail to communicate with friends' among the most important reasons why your household first obtained Internet access?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q10sp2fd

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 47 53 100
-2 740 894 1634
1 TRUE FOR SOMEONE ELSE IN HH 109 103 212
2 LEFT UNCHECKED 972 1059 2031

dz202rer: Have you never used e-mail from any location?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q11sp_x

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-4 Not Ascertained 52 48 100
-3 Refused 55 75 130
1 Checked 'Never use email' 551 584 1135
2 Left Unchecked 1210 1402 2612

dz203rer: How often do you send or receive personal e-mail messages from your spouse?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q11sp_a

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 186 289 475
-2 657 684 1341
1 ALMOST DAILY (OR MORE) 98 63 161
2 MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEK 118 66 184
3 MORE THAN ONCE PER MONTH 68 42 110
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 109 101 210
5 NEVER 632 864 1496

dz204rer: How often do you send or receive personal e-mail messages from your children?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q11sp_b

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 152 168 320
-2 657 684 1341
1 ALMOST DAILY (OR MORE) 84 135 219
2 MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEK 280 353 633
3 MORE THAN ONCE PER MONTH 309 366 675
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 197 210 407
5 NEVER 189 193 382

dz205rer: How often do you send or receive personal e-mail messages from your siblings?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q11sp_c

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 157 150 307
-2 657 684 1341
1 ALMOST DAILY (OR MORE) 48 94 142
2 MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEK 169 277 446
3 MORE THAN ONCE PER MONTH 260 333 593
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 274 280 554
5 NEVER 303 291 594

dz206rer: How often do you send or receive personal e-mail messages from your grandchildren?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q11sp_d

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 236 252 488
-2 657 684 1341
1 ALMOST DAILY (OR MORE) 16 15 31
2 MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEK 44 57 101
3 MORE THAN ONCE PER MONTH 93 123 216
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 173 226 399
5 NEVER 649 752 1401

dz207rer: How often do you send or receive personal e-mail messages from other relatives?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q11sp_e

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 160 167 327
-2 657 684 1341
1 ALMOST DAILY (OR MORE) 34 63 97
2 MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEK 141 199 340
3 MORE THAN ONCE PER MONTH 236 348 584
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 347 361 708
5 NEVER 293 287 580

dz208rer: How often do you send or receive job-related e-mail messages from co-workers?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q11sp_f

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 194 217 411
-2 657 684 1341
1 ALMOST DAILY (OR MORE) 222 225 447
2 MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEK 105 99 204
3 MORE THAN ONCE PER MONTH 79 93 172
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 115 88 203
5 NEVER 496 703 1199

dz209rer: How often do you send or receive personal e-mail messages not relating to your job from co-workers?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q11sp_g

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 195 254 449
-2 657 684 1341
1 ALMOST DAILY (OR MORE) 85 95 180
2 MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEK 114 120 234
3 MORE THAN ONCE PER MONTH 107 140 247
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 162 131 293
5 NEVER 548 685 1233

dz210rer: How often do you send or receive personal e-mail messages from friends?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q11sp_h

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 127 122 249
-2 657 684 1341
1 ALMOST DAILY (OR MORE) 213 325 538
2 MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEK 296 409 705
3 MORE THAN ONCE PER MONTH 316 320 636
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 164 163 327
5 NEVER 95 86 181

dz211rer: How often do you receive forwarded messages sent to you by people you know, but originally created by someone you don't know? These include messages that are joking, spiritual, political, etc. in nature, but not advertisements.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q12sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 100 105 205
-2 657 684 1341
1 ALMOST DAILY (OR MORE) 302 513 815
2 MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEK 336 366 702
3 MORE THAN ONCE PER MONTH 205 210 415
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 159 138 297
5 NEVER 109 93 202

dz212rer: How often do you forward messages that are joking, spiritual, political, etc. in nature, but not advertisements, on to other people you know?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q13sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 100 105 205
-2 657 684 1341
1 ALMOST DAILY (OR MORE) 100 173 273
2 MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEK 186 246 432
3 MORE THAN ONCE PER MONTH 189 212 401
4 LESS THAN ONCE PER MONTH 260 348 608
5 NEVER 376 341 717

dz213rer: Do you not use either the World Wide Web or e-mail?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q14sp_chk

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 2 0 2
1 Do not use WWW or email, Checked 103 80 183
2 Unchecked 1763 2029 3792

dz214rer: About how many hours each week do you use the World Wide Web at home?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q14sp_a1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 764 885 1649
-2 103 80 183
0 - 1 293 432 725
2 - 3 237 308 545
4 - 7 220 228 448
8 - 100 251 176 427

dz215rer: About how many hours each week do you use the World Wide Web at work?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q14sp_a2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 974 1201 2175
-2 103 80 183
0 425 500 925
1 - 4 161 202 363
5 - 40 203 126 329
60 - 70 2 0 2

dz216rer: About how many hours each week do you use the World Wide Web at another location?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q14sp_a3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 1104 1340 2444
-2 103 80 183
0 614 668 1282
1 24 13 37
2 6 4 10
3 3 1 4
4 1 2 3
5 7 0 7
10 5 0 5
12 0 1 1
30 1 0 1

dz217rer: About how many hours each week do you use email at home?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q14sp_b1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 738 814 1552
-2 103 80 183
0 - 1 397 374 771
2 - 3 239 343 582
4 - 7 241 313 554
8 - 100 150 185 335

dz218rer: About how many hours each week do you use email at work?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q14sp_b2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 976 1195 2171
-2 103 80 183
0 426 457 883
1 - 4 147 195 342
5 - 20 186 159 345
21 - 70 30 23 53

dz219rer: About how many hours each week do you use e-mail at another location?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q14sp_b3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 1127 1352 2479
-2 103 80 183
0 594 658 1252
1 23 11 34
2 4 5 9
3 6 1 7
4 0 2 2
5 6 0 6
6 2 0 2
7 1 0 1
10 2 0 2

dz235rer: Is there an e-mail address where we can send you information about the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q19sp
*NOT AVAILABLE ON PUBLIC RELEASE*

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 302 479 781
1 YES 760 819 1579
2 NO 806 811 1617

dz238rer: Total number of hours Sibling Respondent uses e-mail and/or the World Wide Web each week.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q14sp_a/b:1, 2, 3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-2 103 80 183
0 703 780 1483
0.50 - 5 315 477 792
5.25 - 14 347 448 795
15 - 200 400 324 724

dz239rer: Total number of hours Sibling Respondent uses the World Wide Web each week.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q14sp_a:1, 2, 3
Revisions: Replacement 7/2012      Archived variable: dz236rer

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2570 2233 4803
-2 103 80 183
0 778 947 1725
0.05 - 3 343 558 901
3.50 - 11 395 369 764
11.50 - 100 248 154 402
Note: DZ239RER now replaces the previously mislabeled DZ236RER. DZ236RER was mislabled as "Total number of hours Sibling Respondent uses e-mail each week" prior to release 12.28. DZ236RER has since been archived.

dz240rer: Total number of hours Sibling Respondent uses e-mail each week.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q14sp_b:1, 2, 3
Revisions: Replacement 7/2012      Archived variable: dz237rer

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2570 2233 4803
-2 103 80 183
0 761 808 1569
0.25 - 3 412 544 956
3.50 - 10 403 482 885
10.50 - 100 188 194 382
Note: DZ240RER now replaces the previously mislabeled DZ237RER. DZ237RER was mislabled as "Total number of hours Sibling Respondent uses the World Wide Web each week" prior to release 12.28. DZ237RER has since been archived.

dz220rer: How important or accurate, for you, is the following reason for why people engage in volunteer activities: 'Others with whom I am close place a high value on community service?'

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q15sp_a

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 196 230 426
-1 Don't Know 0 1 1
1 Not at all important/accurate (1) 415 427 842
2 235 239 474
3 209 233 442
4 343 434 777
5 269 290 559
6 135 154 289
7 Extremely important/accurate (7) 66 101 167

dz221rer: How important or accurate, for you, is the following reason for why people engage in volunteer activities: 'Volunteering helps me work through my own personal problems?'

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q15sp_b

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 191 225 416
-1 Don't Know 0 2 2
1 Not at all important/accurate (1) 786 711 1497
2 334 315 649
3 173 233 406
4 205 317 522
5 101 183 284
6 49 76 125
7 Extremely important/accurate (7) 29 47 76

dz222rer: How important or accurate, for you, is the following reason for why people engage in volunteer activities: 'I feel compassion toward people in need?'

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q15sp_c

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 183 197 380
1 Not at all important/accurate (1) 147 68 215
2 91 57 148
3 156 136 292
4 377 333 710
5 391 440 831
6 338 467 805
7 Extremely important/accurate (7) 185 411 596

dz223rer: How important or accurate, for you, is the following reason for why people engage in volunteer activities: 'I can explore my own strengths?'

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q15sp_d

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 201 243 444
-1 Don't Know 0 1 1
1 Not at all important/accurate (1) 409 284 693
2 233 177 410
3 210 222 432
4 368 452 820
5 257 343 600
6 134 267 401
7 Extremely important/accurate (7) 56 120 176

dz224rer: How important or accurate, for you, is the following reason for why people engage in volunteer activities: 'Volunteering makes me feel needed?'

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q15sp_e

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 198 212 410
1 Not at all important/accurate (1) 351 218 569
2 181 143 324
3 202 197 399
4 333 377 710
5 272 363 635
6 237 386 623
7 Extremely important/accurate (7) 94 213 307

dz225rer: How important or accurate, for you, is the following reason for why people engage in volunteer activities: 'Volunteering makes me feel better about myself?'

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q15sp_f

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 204 217 421
1 Not at all important/accurate (1) 270 172 442
2 126 99 225
3 168 146 314
4 324 353 677
5 338 412 750
6 294 453 747
7 Extremely important/accurate (7) 144 257 401

dz226rer: How important or accurate, for you, is the following reason for why people engage in volunteer activities: 'I feel it is important to help others?'

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q15sp_g

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 192 207 399
1 Not at all important/accurate (1) 128 49 177
2 63 38 101
3 122 76 198
4 261 256 517
5 362 341 703
6 420 563 983
7 Extremely important/accurate (7) 320 579 899

dz227rer: How important or accurate, for you, is the following reason for why people engage in volunteer activities: 'Volunteering is an important activity to the people I know best?'

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q15sp_h

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 197 229 426
-1 Don't Know 1 1 2
1 Not at all important/accurate (1) 342 310 652
2 232 230 462
3 220 261 481
4 347 388 735
5 262 269 531
6 177 256 433
7 Extremely important/accurate (7) 90 165 255

dz228rer: How important or accurate, for you, is the following reason for why people engage in volunteer activities: 'Volunteering is a good escape from my own troubles?'

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q15sp_i

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 193 222 415
-1 Don't Know 0 1 1
1 Not at all important/accurate (1) 751 682 1433
2 352 328 680
3 201 238 439
4 182 285 467
5 100 163 263
6 66 123 189
7 Extremely important/accurate (7) 23 67 90

dz229rer: How important or accurate, for you, is the following reason for why people engage in volunteer activities: 'I can learn how to deal with a variety of people?'

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q15sp_j

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 Refused 189 224 413
-1 Don't Know 0 1 1
1 Not at all important/accurate (1) 383 259 642
2 209 164 373
3 215 202 417
4 360 408 768
5 288 374 662
6 158 314 472
7 Extremely important/accurate (7) 66 163 229

dz230rer: To what extent do you agree that doing volunteer work is something you rarely even think about?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q16sp_a

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 113 153 266
1 AGREE STRONGLY 352 234 586
2 AGREE MODERATELY 249 173 422
3 AGREE SLIGHTLY 214 217 431
4 NEITHER AGREE NOR DISAGREE 271 318 589
5 DISAGREE SLIGHTLY 229 296 525
6 DISAGREE MODERATELY 212 300 512
7 DISAGREE STRONGLY 228 418 646

dz231rer: To what extent do you agree that you would feel a loss if you were forced to give up volunteer work?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q16sp_b

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 139 207 346
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1 AGREE STRONGLY 160 278 438
2 AGREE MODERATELY 171 209 380
3 AGREE SLIGHTLY 182 220 402
4 NEITHER AGREE NOR DISAGREE 255 340 595
5 DISAGREE SLIGHTLY 212 213 425
6 DISAGREE MODERATELY 319 286 605
7 DISAGREE STRONGLY 430 355 785

dz232rer: To what extent do you agree that volunteering is an important part of who you are?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: mail
Source variables: q16sp_c

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2569 2232 4801
-3 REFUSED 135 197 332
1 AGREE STRONGLY 164 279 443
2 AGREE MODERATELY 179 196 375
3 AGREE SLIGHTLY 178 220 398
4 NEITHER AGREE NOR DISAGREE 279 389 668
5 DISAGREE SLIGHTLY 242 223 465
6 DISAGREE MODERATELY 303 284 587
7 DISAGREE STRONGLY 388 321 709

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