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VARLABELTOPICS
TOPICS_ID
CATEGORYCATEGORY_ID1982198319841985198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018
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ANGDISCHow often are Anglos discriminated against in Houston? (02-04, 06, 09)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000000011101001000000000
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ANGDISC5How often are Anglos discriminated against in Houston workplace because of their ethnicity? (98)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000100000000000000000000
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ANGLOSAnglo Houstonians do not support aspirations of minority groups today as much as they did 10 years ago. (92)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4030000000000100000000000000000000000000
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ARABDISCHow often are Arabs discriminated against in Houston? (02, 04, 06)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000000010101000000000000
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ASIABIASIn general, do you think that the criminal justice system in Houston is biased in favor of Asians, biased against Asians, or does it generally give Asians fair treatment? (11)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000000000000000010000000
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ASIADIS5How often are Asians discriminated against in Houston workplace because of their ethnicity? (98)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000100000000000000000000
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ASIADISCHow often are Asians discriminated against in Houston? (02, 03)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000000011000000000000000
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ASIANSAsian Houstonians tend to put too much pressure on their children to succeed in school. (92)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4030000000000100000000000000000000000000
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BKHSDISCHow often are blacks [If R is black: "How often are Hispanics …"] discriminated against in Houston? (00, 01)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000001100000000000000000
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BLACKSBlack Houstonians tend to blame problems on discrimination rather than accepting responsibility for them. (92)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4030000000000100000000000000000000000000
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BLKADVDoes being African American help, hurt, or make no difference in getting a good job in Houston today? (99)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000010000000000000000000
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BLKANGERIt is easy to understand the anger of black people in America. (04)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000000000100000000000000
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BLKDISCHow often are blacks discriminated against in Houston? (02-04, 06, 09)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000000011101001000000000
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BLKDISC5How often are blacks discriminated against in the Houston workplace because of their ethnicity? (98)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000100000000000000000000
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BLKPROBSAre the problems facing black Americans due to the larger society, or to blacks themselves? (97, 00, 04, 06, 08, 10)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4030000000000000001001000101010100000000
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CRIMBIASIs the criminal justice system biased in favor of blacks, against blacks, or gives blacks fair treatment? (96, 06, 12, 15)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000010000000001000001001010
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DISCBLK1Is black inequality mainly due to discrimination? (82)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4031000000000000000000000000000000000000
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DISCBLK2The main reason for black inequality is because of continuing discrimination. (84)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4030010000000000000000000000000000000000
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DISCGRP1Which group is most discriminated against, in terms of job opportunities, education, and city services? (93)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000010000000000000000000000000
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DISCGRP2Of the remaining three groups (DISCGRP1), which one is the most discriminated against? (93)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000010000000000000000000000000
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DISCHISPThe main reason for Hispanic inequality is because of continuing discrimination. (85)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4030001000000000000000000000000000000000
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DUMBBLKSIs black inequality primarily because most blacks have less in-born ability to learn? (82)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4031000000000000000000000000000000000000
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EDEQUALBlack and Hispanic children have the same chance as Anglo children for a good public education. (91)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000001000000000000000000000000000
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EDUCBLKSIs black inequality because most blacks don't have a chance for education it takes to rise out of poverty? (82)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4031000000000000000000000000000000000000
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EQUALITYBlacks and other minorities have same opportunities as whites in the U.S. today.
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000010101010101010101010101010101
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EQUALITY4[Strongly disagree/slightly agree/slightly disagree/strongly disagree:] Blacks and other minorities have the same opportunities as whites in the U.S. today.
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000000000000000001010101
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HEROIMPTHow important do you think it is for the City of Houston to pass a local Equal Rights Ordinance that would protect people from discrimination? Would you say: very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important? (16)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000000000000000000000100
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HISPADVDoes being Hispanic help, hurt, or make no difference in getting a good job in Houston today? (99)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000010000000000000000000
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HISPANICHispanic Houstonians tend to have little motivation to better themselves. (92)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4030000000000100000000000000000000000000
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HISPBIASIn general, do you think that the criminal justice system in Houston is biased in favor of Hispanics, against Hispanics, or does it generally give Hispanics fair treatment? (09)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000000000000001000000000
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HISPDIS5How often are Hispanics discriminated against in the Houston workplace because of their ethnicity? (98)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000100000000000000000000
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HISPDISCHow often are Hispanics discriminated against in Houston? (02-04, 06, 09)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000000011101001000000000
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LAZYBLKSBlack inequality because most don't have the motivation or will power to pull selves up from poverty? (82)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4031000000000000000000000000000000000000
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MYETHDISHow often are [R's ethnicity] discriminated against in Houston?
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000001011100000100010010011
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NODISCRIMAgree/Disagree: Discrimination against ethnic minorities is no longer a serious problem in the United States today. (11, 15)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000000000000000010001000
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NODISCRIM4[Strongly agree/slightly agree/slightly disagree/strongly disagree:] Discrimination against ethnic minorities is no longer a serious problem in the U.S. today.
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000000000000000000001010
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POLICEOKDo the police generally treat minorities better, about the same, or worse than other Houstonians? (99)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000010000000000000000000
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PROFILESIs it acceptable for the police to stop a car because people in the car fit the profile of likely criminals? (00)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000001000000000000000000
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RACEHURTIf most Katrina victims had been white, would government have responded more quickly, less quickly, or no difference? (06)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000000000001000000000000
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SELFDIS5How often have you personally been discriminated against in the Houston workplace because of your ethnicity? (98)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000000100000000000000000000
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SELFDISCHow often have you personally felt discriminated against in Houston because of your ethnicity?
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000011111010111101101010011111
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TASERDSCThe police are more likely to use Taser devices than less aggressive methods when the suspect is Black or Hispanic. (07)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000000000000100000000000
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UNEQUALBlack people in U.S. still far from having same chance in life that white people have. (89, 91, 93, 95, 97, 99, 01, 03, 05, 07, 09, 11, 13, 15)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000101010101010101010101010101010
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UNEQUAL4[Strongly agree/slightly agree/slightly disagree/strongly disagree:] Black people in the U.S. are still a long way from having the same chance in life that white people have.
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000000000000000000101010
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WHODISCWhich group of Houstonians the most discriminated against, in terms of jobs, education, and city services? (95)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Direct Assessments of Discrimination4010000000000000100000000000000000000000
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WHYINEQIs black inequality primarily because of continuing discrimination; or because blacks don't try hard enough? (94, 96)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Explanations for Intergroup Inequalities4030000000000001010000000000000000000000
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WHYNOHISThere are very few Hispanics among the most important business and political leaders in Houston today. Inyour opinion, is that mainly (SCRAMBLE:) because of continuing discrimination; because very few Hispanics are motivated to seek such positions; or: because most Hispanics don’t have access to the education they need? (15)
Beliefs about Discrimination
400Additional Measures of Perceived Discrimination4020000000000000000000000000000000001000
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ALTSENTWhich would be best way of dealing with people convicted of non-violent criminal offenses? (99, 05)Crime and Public Safety800Incarceration8050000000000000000010000010000001000000
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ASSAULTWhat about a federal law banning assault weapons? (05, 13)Crime and Public Safety800Gun Control8030000000000000000000000010000000100000
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ASSAULT4[Strongly favor/slightly favor/slightly oppose/strongly oppose:] What about a federal law banning assault weapons? (13)Crime and Public Safety800Gun Control8030000000000000000000000000000000100000
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ATTACKHow likely do you think it is that there will be a major terrorist attack on Houston in the next 10 years? (05, 07)Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000000000000000000010100000000000
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BADCRIMEWhich has most serious consequences for society - white-collar crime or street crime? (91)Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000001000000000000000000000000000
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BEARGUN1What about a law that would allow private citizens to carry handguns? (93, 95)Crime and Public Safety800Gun Control8030000000000010100000000000000000000000
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BEARGUN2What about the law allowing private citizens to carry handguns? (96)Crime and Public Safety800Gun Control8030000000000000010000000000000000000000
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CHLDOUTIf R has a child under age six: about how much time does your child spend playing outside in a typical day during the week? (11)Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000000000000000000000000010000000
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CHLDSAFEIf R has a child under age six and if the child spends some time playing outside on a typical weekday: how much do you worry about safety when your child plays outside? (11)Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000000000000000000000000010000000
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CRIMFEARHow worried that you or family member will become the victim of a crime? Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000000000101010101011111111111111
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DEATH1What about the reinstatement of the death penalty? (82)Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8021000000000000000000000000000000000000
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DEATH2What about the increased use of the death penalty? (84, 86, 88, 90)Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8020010101010000000000000000000000000000
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DEATH3What about expanding the number of crimes that are punishable by the death penalty? (95)Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8020000000000000100000000000000000000000
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DEATH4What about the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (93, 98, 99, 01, 03, 05, 07, 09, 11, 13, 15)Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8020000000000010000110101010101010101010
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DEATH44[Strongly favor/slightly favor/slightly oppose/strongly oppose:] What about the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8020000000000000000000000000000000101010
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DEATHCHGDuring the last ten years, has your support for the death penalty increased, decreased, or has it stayed about the same? (07)Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8020000000000000000000000000100000000000
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DRINKINGWhat about raising the drinking age to 21 throughout the United States? (85)Crime and Public Safety800Drugs and Alcohol8040001000000000000000000000000000000000
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DRUGTESTWhat about random drug testing in the workplace? (87)Crime and Public Safety800Drugs and Alcohol8040000010000000000000000000000000000000
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DRUNKSWhat about a law that would take away the driver's license of anyone convicted of drunk driving? (86)Crime and Public Safety800Drugs and Alcohol8040000100000000000000000000000000000000
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DTHWHYDEC(If support decreased) What was the main reason for the change in your support for the death penalty? (07)Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8020000000000000000000000000100000000000
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DTHWHYINC(If support increased) What was the main reason for the change in your support for the death penalty? (07)Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8020000000000000000000000000100000000000
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FINEDRUGDo you agree or disagree that individuals in possession of small amounts of illegal drugs should be fined rather than sent to jail? (10, 12, 14)Crime and Public Safety800Drugs and Alcohol8040000000000000000000000000000101010000
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FINEDRUG4[Strongly agree/slightly agree/slightly disagree/strongly disagree:] People in possession of small amounts of illegal drugs should be fined rather than sent to jail. Crime and Public Safety800Drugs and Alcohol8040000000000000000000000000000001010010
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FINEPOTPeople in possession of small amounts of marijuana should be fined rather than sent to jail. (05)Crime and Public Safety800Drugs and Alcohol8040000000000000000000000010000000000000
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FIREARM1Do you own a firearm of any kind? (82, 93, 96)Crime and Public Safety800Gun Control8031000000000010010000000000000000000000
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FIREARM2Do you, or anyone in the household, own a firearm of any kind? (00)Crime and Public Safety800Gun Control8030000000000000000001000000000000000000
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GUNCHECK4[Strongly favor/slightly favor/slightly oppose/strongly oppose:] What about requiring universal criminal background checks for all gun sales?Crime and Public Safety800Gun Control8030000000000000000000000000000000100000
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HANDGUNIf "yes" (FIREARM2): Does that include a handgun? (00)Crime and Public Safety800Gun Control8030000000000000000001000000000000000000
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LEGALPOTThe possession of small amounts of marijuana should not be treated as a criminal offense. (95, 03)Crime and Public Safety800Drugs and Alcohol8040000000000000100000001000000000000000
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LESSCRIMWhich more effective crime policy: longer prison terms, or reducing poverty and improving schools? (91, 94, 96, 99, 10)Crime and Public Safety800Incarceration8050000000001001010010000000000100000000
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LESSJAILIs it a good or bad idea to move away from mandatory prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders? (02, 11, 16)Crime and Public Safety800Incarceration8050000000000000000000010000000010000100
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LIFESENTWhat about a true life sentence without the possibility of parole, as an alternative to the death penalty? (99, 01, 03, 05, 07, 09, 11, 13)Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8020000000000000000010101010101010100000
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LIFESENT4[Strongly favor/slightly favor/slightly oppose/strongly oppose:] What about a true life sentence without the possibility of parole, as an alternative to the death penalty? Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8020000000000000000000000000000000100010
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MEDIPOTWhat about making marijuana legally available for medical purposes? (97, 03, 10, 14)Crime and Public Safety800Drugs and Alcohol8040000000000000001000001000000100010000
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MEDIPOT4[Strongly favor/slightly favor/slightly oppose/strongly oppose:] What about making marijuana legally available for medical purposes? (14)Crime and Public Safety800Drugs and Alcohol8040000000000000000000000000000000010000
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MYPOLICEHow would you rate the adequacy of police protection in your own neighborhood? (93)Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000000010000000000000000000000000
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NEEDLESWhat about providing sterile needles to intravenous drug users, if that can be shown to reduce disease? (03)Crime and Public Safety800Drugs and Alcohol8040000000000000000000001000000000000000
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NOGUNS1What about the movement for the control of handguns? (82, 84)Crime and Public Safety800Gun Control8031010000000000000000000000000000000000
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NOGUNS2What about a federal law requiring the registration of all handguns? (85, 88, 90, 92, 94, 96, 98, 00)Crime and Public Safety800Gun Control8030001001010101010101000000000000000000
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GOODCOPSIf I need assistance, I feel confident calling on the police for help.Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000000000000000000000000000000011
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POLICEHow would you rate police protection, in terms of living in the Houston area? (82-05, 07, 11)Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8011111111111111111111111110100010000000
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PRISONS1What about the building of more prisons in order to reduce the early parole of prisoners? (84)Crime and Public Safety800Incarceration8050010000000000000000000000000000000000
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PRISONS2Which more effective in reducing crime: longer sentences, or better education and treatment programs? (89, 97, 00)Crime and Public Safety800Incarceration8050000000100000001001000000000000000000
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PRISONS3Solve prison overcrowding by alternatives for nonviolent offenders, or more prisons requiring higher taxes? (94)Crime and Public Safety800Incarceration8050000000000001000000000000000000000000
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SAFEHERE2How safe would you feel walking in your neighborhood after dark? Would you say: very safe, somewhat safe, not very safe, or not safe at all?Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000000000000000000000000000000010
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SAFEHEREHow safe would you feel walking in your neighborhood after dark? Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000000001010100010100000000000000
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TASERSOKThe use of Taser devices by the police makes deadly force less likely. (07)Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000000000000000000000100000000000
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UNEASYCompared to year ago, personally feel more uneasy about crime, less uneasy, or not much different? (94, 96, 98, 00)Crime and Public Safety800Fear of Crime8010000000000001010101000000000000000000
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WHICHPENWhat should generally be the penalty for persons convicted of first-degree murder?Crime and Public Safety800Death Penalty8020000000000000000001000101010101010101
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BIGPROB1What would you say is the biggest problem facing people in the Houston area today? 9 categoriesEconomic Assessments100Evaluation of Local Conditions1010011111111111111111111111111111111111
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BIGPROB2What would you say is the biggest problem facing people in the Houston area today? 18 categories Economic Assessments100Evaluation of Local Conditions1010000000000000000000001111111111111111
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CHIPBAD1The computer revolution will ultimately bring more harm than good to the quality of life in America. (83)Economic Assessments100Future Prospects1030100000000000000000000000000000000000
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