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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if

Bold variables: Indicate that the variable has been used in more than one scale.

Future Expectations

Negative Economic Expectations *
When you think about your future, how likely do you think each of
0.64
the following will be in the next 10 years: (1=very unlikely; 7=very
you will be laid off from your job                                       v24099    1-7   0.62563          0.62
you will have a job that pays well                                       R24100    1-7   -.61900          0.59
you will have difficulty supporting your family financially              v24101    1-7   0.79270          0.50
life will turn out to be harder for you than it was for your parents     v24102    1-7   0.72543          0.58

Achieved Occupational Certainty *                                                                    0.77
How sure are you that this is the kind of job you would like? (1=not
v24103   1-7   0.85807           -
at all; 7=very sure)
v24104   1-7   0.84703           -
How much have you thought about this choice? (1=a little; 7=a lot)

Achieved Occupational Identity *                                                                     0.75
How sure are you that this is the kind of job you would like? (1=not
v24103   1-7   0.85807          0.64
at all; 7=very sure)
v24104     1-7   0.84703          0.66
How much have you thought about this choice? (1=a little; 7=a lot)
How successful do you think you could be in this kind of job? (1=not
v24105     1-7   0.71776          0.72
very successful; 7=very successful)
How likely do you think it is that you will actually end up in the job
v24106     1-7   0.60613          0.75
you most want to have at age 30? (1=very unlikely; 7=very likely)

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Expected Efficacy in Jobs
How well you think you would do in each of the following types of
jobs. (1=I would not do well; 7=I would do very well)

Efficacy for Health Related Jobs (w6)                                                               0.86
Health paraprofessional (like paramedic, dental hygienist, medical
v24118   1-7   0.91546             0.79
technician, vet's assistant).
Health professional (like registered nurse, physical therapist,
v24122   1-7   0.88681             0.79
pharmacist).
Health (like physician, psychiatrist, veterinarian).                    v24125   1-7   0.80335             0.84

Efficacy for Skilled Labor/Protective Services (Male-Typed) (w6)                                    0.80
Transportation (like taxi-cab, bus or truck driver).                    v24110   1-7   0.76489             0.78
Factory (like assembly line worker, welder).                            v24111   1-7   0.82160             0.76
Protective or military service.                                         v24113   1-7   0.53865             0.79
Skilled worker in electronics or computer repair.                       v24114   1-7   0.63946             0.77
Other skilled worker (like carpenter or mechanic).                      v24115   1-7   0.76609             0.72

Professional athlete.                                                    v24120   1-7         single item

Efficacy for Science-Related Jobs (w6)                                                              0.75
Science or math related field (like engineer, architect, science
v24123   1-7   0.57981              -
teacher).
v24126   1-7   0.52805              -
Science (like scientist with a Ph. D.).

Efficacy for Business (w6)                                                                          0.73
Owner of small business (like restaurant owner, shop owner).            v24116   1-7   0.82858              -
Business manager or administrator, stock broker.                        v24117   1-7   0.88538              -
with v24128 the alpha=.72
Lawyer                                                                  v24128   1-7         single item

Efficacy for Child Care (w6)                                                                        0.72
v24107   1-7   0.77840              -
Full-time homemaker.

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
v24108   1-7   0.66207        -
Child care/day care.

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Efficacy for Skilled Labor/Human Services (Female-Typed) (w6)                                   0.66
v24107   1-7   0.77840              0.54
Full-time homemaker.
v24108   1-7   0.66207              0.53
Child care/day care.
v24109   1-7   0.32782              0.65
Personal service (like cosmetologist, masseuse, tailor, and chef).
v24112   1-7   0.67556              0.64
Clerical or office worker (like typist, receptionist, secretary).
v24124   1-7   0.32544              0.64
Human services (like librarian, social worker, counselor, teacher).
v24109, v24112, and v24124 have an alpha=.38
v24107,v24108 and v24112 have an alpha=.65

Efficacy for Professional and Performing Arts (w6)                                                  0.60
Professional artist (like designer, interior decorator).                v24119   1-7   0.79499               -
Performing Artist (like musician, actress, dancer, model).              v24121   1-7   0.79125               -

Higher Education                                                         v24127   1-7          single item

Efficacy for Public Service (unrotated) *                                                          0.80
v24107   1-7   0.59713              0.78
Full-time homemaker.
v24108   1-7   0.81751              0.74
Child care/day care.
v24109   1-7   0.37755              0.81
Personal service (like cosmetologist, masseuse, tailor, and chef).
v24112   1-7   0.38683              0.81
Clerical or office worker (like typist, receptionist, secretary).
v24124   1-7   0.57771              0.78
Human services (like librarian, social worker, counselor, teacher).
v24132   1-7   0.62835              0.78
interact with other people a lot (1=not at all good; 7=very good)
v24133   1-7   0.70635              0.78
help other people a lot (1=not at all good; 7=very good)

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
v24135   1-7   0.82423          0.75
take care of young children (1=not at all good; 7=very good)
v24136   1-7   0.70872          0.77
teach older children (1=not at all good; 7=very good)

How good would you be in a career or job that required you to do
each of the following? (1=not at all good; 7=very good)
SCA: Math/Physical Science *                                                                     0.71
v24129   1-7   0.88199           -
use math
v24130   1-7   0.85443           -
use physical science or technology

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Efficacy for Jobs Related to Technological Development (unrotated) *                    0.84
Science or math related field (like engineer, architect, science
v24123 1-7 0.89120           0.74
teacher).
v24126   1-7   0.76904             0.83
Science (like scientist with a Ph. D.).
v24129   1-7   0.75238             0.83
use math
v24130   1-7   0.86674             0.77
use physical science or technology

read and write a lot                                                  v24131   1-7         single item

be creative                                                           v24134   1-7         single item
v24131,v24134 and v24137 have an alpha=.55
be a leader                                                           v24137   1-7         single item

SCA: Human Services *                                                                            0.77
v24132   1-7   0.56213             0.73
interact with other people a lot
v24133   1-7   0.67264             0.69
help other people a lot
v24135   1-7   0.90145             0.73
take care of young children
v24136   1-7   0.76951             0.72
teach older children

Behaviors in Careers
Use the scale to rate how comfortable or uncomfortable you think
you would be doing each of them: (1=very uncomfortable; 7=very

Business Oriented (w6)                                                                           0.83
Telling people what to do or giving orders                            v24138   1-7   0.79735             0.79
Firing someone                                                        v24139   1-7   0.84266             0.78
Having responsibility for others                                      v24140   1-7   0.70738             0.81
Reprimanding an employee for poor performance                         v24141   1-7   0.86540             0.76
Asking for a raise/promotion                                          v24142   1-7   0.62629             0.83

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if

People Oriented (w6)                                                                                    0.78
Working with children                                                    v24143     1-7     0.76120             0.77
Taking care of people who need your help                                 v24144     1-7     0.88938             0.64
Helping people solve their problems                                      v24145     1-7     0.73959             0.73
Being responsible for the well-being of others                           v24146     1-7     0.69421             0.74

Job Characteristics
How important is it to you to have a job that... (1=not at all important; 7=very important)

Value People Oriented Job (w6)                                                                          0.68
v24156            1-7     0.54080             0.52
Gives you an opportunity to be directly helpful to others
Gives you contact with a lot of people                           v24160            1-7     0.66360             0.65
Involves working with children                                   v24157            1-7     0.59373             0.59
Gives you a chance to make friends and Is worthwhile to society NA in w7

Value Autonomy (matched to w6)                                                                          0.68
Has high status and prestige                                             v24147     1-7     0.66560             0.64
You get a chance to participate in decision making                       v24148     1-7     0.37079             0.51
You get a chance to work on difficult and challenging problems           v24149     1-7     0.14324             0.61
You are your own boss most of the time                                   v24151     1-7     0.43307             0.69
v24147,v24148,v24151,v24152 have an alpha=.68

Value Flexibility (w6)                                                                                  0.80
Has a flexible working schedule you can adjust to meet the needs of
v24161     1-7     0.72956             0.75
Leaves a lot of time for other things in your life                      v24162     1-7     0.78332             0.76
Does not require you to be away from your family                        v24163     1-7     0.71922             0.75
Allows you to be at home when your children are out of school (like
v24165     1-7     0.57480             0.80
teaching)
Makes it easy to take a lot of time off for family responsibilities     v24167     1-7     0.74777             0.76
with v24170 'has a good parental leave policy' the alpha=.81
with v24166 and v24170 the alpha=.80
You have more than two weeks vacation                                   v24166     1-7           single item

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if

Value Mental Challenge (w6)                                                                0.58
v24154   1-7   0.74702               -
You have the chance to be creative
v24155   1-7   0.67058               -
You can learn new things and new skills
with v24150 the alpha=.55
is interesting to do                                          v24150   1-7           single item

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Humanistic *                                                                                    0.67
doesn't harm the environment                                            v24153 1-7 0.64470           0.63
v24154   1-7   0.74702          0.62
You have the chance to be creative
v24155   1-7   0.67058          0.60
You can learn new things and new skills
v24156   1-7   0.45234          0.60
Gives you an opportunity to be directly helpful to others
is socially responsible                                                 v24173   1-7   0.08076          0.67
v24173 and v24153 have an alpha=.36

Value Limited Job Involvement *                                                                    0.67
is easy and not very demanding                                          v24159   1-7   0.68427          0.53
lets you forget about your work when the day is over                    v24174   1-7   0.36727          0.62
is nothing more than a way of making a living                           v24177   1-7   0.62532          0.56

Value Solitary Work *                                                                              0.73
lets you do your work mostly by yourself                                v24164   1-7   0.41441           -
lets you do your work uninterrupted by other people                     v24168   1-7   0.51178           -

Value Security *                                                                                   0.61
lets you make lots of money                                             v24152   1-7   0.31084          0.60
is steady, with very little chance of being laid off                    v24158   1-7   0.70044          0.51
has good health care benefits                                           v24169   1-7   0.80440          0.46
has a good parental leave policy                                        v24170   1-7   0.48870          0.58

High Achievement *                                                                                 0.73
gives you the opportunity to accomplish something that will be well-
v24171   1-7   0.50983          0.64
known
lets you become famous                                                 v24172   1-7   0.52247          0.65
is the central part of your life and your identity                     v24175   1-7   0.76008          0.70
lets you perform better than others on a task                          v24176   1-7   0.69700          0.68
with v24173 'is socially responsible' the alpha=.73

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Self-Perception of Skills
Compared to others, how good are you at each of the following: (1=a lot worse; 7=a lot better)

SCA: Working with Others (Matched to w6)                                                            0.71
Taking care of children                                               v24180    1-7   0.63467                0.79
v24184    1-7   0.75671                0.63
Listening to and understanding others
v24185    1-7   0.80940                0.59
Teaching and explaining to others
Helping others solve their problems                                  v24186    1-7   0.77416                0.60
with v24195 the alpha=.76
with v24195 and without v24180 the alpha=.79
Interacting with people                                              v24195    1-7            single item
Patience not available in w7

SCA: Working with Others (matched to both w5 and w6)                                                0.68
v24184    1-7   0.75671                 -
Listening to and understanding others
v24185    1-7   0.80940                 -
Teaching and explaining to others

Supervising others                                                    v24178    1-7   0.63749                 -
Being a leader                                                        v24181    1-7   0.63744                 -

SCA: Independence                                                                                   0.74
Independence                                                          v24189    1-7   0.74424                0.72
Self-confidence                                                       v24190    1-7   0.75520                0.57
Decisiveness                                                          v24191    1-7   0.72528                0.63

SCA: Intellectual                                                                                   0.70
Logical, analytic thinking                                            v24182    1-7   0.54629                 -
Intelligence                                                          v24183    1-7   0.51097                 -

SCA: Mechanical

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Repairing mechanical equipment                      v24179 1-7          Single Item

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
SCA: Math/Science *                                                                       0.79
doing advanced math                                               v24192 1-7 0.88393            -
doing physical science                                            v24193 1-7 0.87127            -

artistic creativity                                                v24187   1-7           single item
v24187 and v24188 have an alpha=.56
musical ability                                                    v24188   1-7           single item

doing things that require a lot of writing                         v24194   1-7           single item

How much do you like doing things that involve each of the
following? (1=not at all; 7=a lot)
Like Math/Science *                                                                            0.78
using advanced math                                               v24196   1-7   0.89360                -
using physical science                                            v24197   1-7   0.88499                -

Like Skilled Labor *                                                                           0.70
working with your hands                                           v24202   1-7   0.88687                -
working with machinery and tools                                  v24203   1-7   0.77841                -

Like Interpersonal Activities *                                                                0.81
interacting with other people a lot                               v24199   1-7   0.80135               0.75
helping other people solve their problems                         v24200   1-7   0.83460               0.68
teaching people                                                   v24201   1-7   0.81802               0.78
with v24204 the alpha=.78
working with children                                             v24204   1-7           single item

reading and writing                                                v24198   1-7           single item

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Sex Roles
What is your opinion about the roles of men and women in this
society? (1=Strongly Disagree; 7=Strongly Agree)

General Traditional Gender Role Beliefs (unrotated)                                                0.82
v24205   1-7   0.65862          0.80
In general, men are more reliable on the job than women
v24207     1-7   0.53827          0.81
In general, men are naturally more competitive than women
It is usually better for everyone involved if the man is the achiever
1-7   0.76056          0.79
outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family v24208
v24209   1-7   0.56130          0.81
It bothers me to see a man being told what to do by a woman
v24211   1-7   0.68086          0.79
Men are naturally better at mechanical things than women
A wife's relationship with her husband is better if she doesn't place
v24213   1-7   0.69168          0.79
too much importance on her job
v24215   1-7   0.48362          0.81
A man is less likely to marry a woman who plans to pursue a career
If someone's career should suffer for the good of the family, it
v24218   1-7   0.72062          0.79
should be the wife's not the husband's
The best that a man can do for his family is to be successful in his
v24219   1-7   0.50441          0.81
career
Having a career takes away from a woman's relationship with her
v24221   1-7   0.56187          0.81
husband

General Traditional Gender Role Beliefs (matched to w5 and w6) (unrotated)                         0.73
v24205   1-7   0.65862          0.66
In general, men are more reliable on the job than women
v24207     1-7   0.53827          0.72
In general, men are naturally more competitive than women
It is usually better for everyone involved if the man is the achiever
1-7   0.76056          0.66
outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family v24208
v24209   1-7   0.56130          0.72
It bothers me to see a man being told what to do by a woman

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
v24211   1-7   0.68086          0.67
Men are naturally better at mechanical things than women

Dislike Non-Traditionality *                                                                 0.75
It bothers me when a woman acts like a man.                       v24214   1-7   0.79308           -
It bothers me when a man acts like a woman.                       v24231   1-7   0.77884           -

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
A man always deserves the respect of his wife and children.              v24226 1-7          single item
v24226,v24228 and v24219 the alpha=.52
v24226,v24228,v24219 and R24227 "Having a job gives the wife a better chance...." the alpha=.52
A young man should be physically tough, even if he's not big.      v24228 1-7              single item

Dual Career Cost *                                                                                  0.75
A man's relationship with his wife suffers when he puts great energy
v24206   1-7   0.83030          0.70
into his career
A wife's relationship with her husband is better if she doesn't place
v24213   1-7   0.36961          0.72
too much importance on her job
Having a career takes away from a woman's relationship with her
v24221   1-7   0.74294          0.66
husband
Men would be better off if they focused less on their work and more
v24223   1-7   0.56869          0.74
on their family
Marriages suffer when both partners have demanding careers.             v24229   1-7   0.67937          0.69
with v24215 "A man is less likely to marry a woman..." the alpha=.76

Traditional Family Gender Role Beliefs *                                                        0.76
It is usually better for everyone involved if the man is the achiever
1-7 0.42265              0.68
outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family v24208
When a woman gets married, she should make sacrifices in her
v24210 1-7 0.56151                0.70
career for her husband's career.
A wife's relationship with her husband is better if she doesn't place
too much importance on her job                                        v24213 1-7 0.37067                0.74
If someone's career should suffer for the good of the family, it
should be the wife's not the husband's                                v24218 1-7 0.43457                0.69
If a husband and a wife both work full-time, the husband should do
R24224 1-7 -.41561                0.78
half of the housework and childcare
with v24209 'It bothers me to see a man being told what to do by a woman.' the alpha=.78
with R24220 and v24209 the alpha=.75
A husband should be willing to relocate if his wife gets a better job
v24220 1-7          single item
offer in another city

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Traditional Gendered Ability Beliefs *                                                        0.76
v24205   1-7   0.46831          0.73
In general, men are more reliable on the job than women
v24207   1-7   0.57509          0.73
In general, men are naturally more competitive than women.
v24211   1-7   0.48959          0.70
Men are naturally better at mechanical things than women
v24216   1-7   0.75064          0.71
Men are naturally better at advanced math than women.
Women are naturally better than men at things which require verbal
v24230   1-7   0.62905          0.72
skills.
v24233 1-7 0.58335            0.73
Women are naturally better at taking care of others than men.
with v24218 'If someone's career should suffer for the good of the family, ....' the alpha=.81
without v24217 and v24222 (but with v24218) the alpha=.78

Personal Cost of Marriage and Career (unrotated) *                                              0.54
v24212   1-7   0.62035          0.47
Women give up more than men when they get married.
A mother has to make more sacrifices in her career than a father
v24225   1-7   0.65215          0.45
does.
v24217   1-7   0.51379          0.51
A guy will lose respect if he talks about his problems.
v24222   1-7   0.64658          0.46
Women get more out of being married than men do.
it is much harder for a woman to be a success at her career if she
v24316   1-7   0.51456          0.51
has children

Having a job gives a wife a better chance to develop herself as a
v24227 1-7               single item
person than staying at home
v24227,v24232 and R24208 "It is usually better for everyone if the man is the achiever...." have an alpha=.41
v24227 and v24232 have an alpha=.36
v24227 and v24325 'a woman's career suffers more than a man's when a couple has children' have an alpha=.16
v24316,v24212, and v24225 have an alpha=.47
It is unrealistic for a woman to count on her husband supporting her
v24232 1-7               single item
and the children for the rest of their lives.

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if

Gendered Natrural gifts *                                                                         0.78
v24205   1-7   0.37595          0.76
In general, men are more reliable on the job than women
v24207   1-7   0.55437          0.76
In general, men are more cometitive than women.
v24211   1-7   0.49721          0.73
Men are naturally better at mechanical things than women
v24216   1-7   0.64066          0.74
Men are naturally better at advanced math than women.
Women are naturally better than men at things which require verbal
v24230   1-7   0.59556          0.74
skills.
v24233   1-7   0.65018          0.75
Women are naturally better at taking care of others than men.
v24318   1-7   0.54425          0.75
In general, women are better than men at taking care of babies

Cost of Marriage and motherhood *                                                                 0.58
v24212 1-7 0.61420                 0.48
Women give up more than men when they get married.
A mother has to make more sacrifices in her career than a father
v24225 1-7 0.65874                 0.45
does.
A woman's career suffers more than a man's when a couple has
v24325 1-7 0.59284                 0.52
children
NOTE: These two scales are the result of factoring v24205 to v24233 and v24309 to v24336.

Comfort with Empathy * (unrotated)
How comfortable or uncomfortable you think you would be doing
0.68
each of the following things: (1=very uncomfortable; 7=very
taking care of others even if I need to put my own needs aside.        v24234   1-7   0.65784          0.66
telling people my feelings and problems even if it means showing
v24235   1-7   0.76640          0.57
my weaker side.
letting people know how much I care for them even if I don't know
v24236   1-7   0.74007          0.59
how they will react.

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
listening to someone else's problems even if it takes away from
v24237   1-7   0.69589       0.63
getting my work done.

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Identity

Feminine Identity * (unrotated)                                                                   0.94
v24238   1-7   0.95669          0.92
I feel as though I am (1=very masculine; 7=very feminine)
v24239   1-7   0.94770          0.92
I look as though I am (1=very masculine; 7=very feminine)
v24240   1-7   0.94555          0.92
Other people see me as (1=very masculine; 7=very feminine)
Being masculine is a very important part of my identity. (1=strongly
R24241   1-7   -.79686          0.94
disagree; 7=strongly agree)
Being feminine is a very important part of my identity. (1=strongly
v24242   1-7   0.85984          0.93
disagree; 7=strongly agree)
Doing things that are masculine makes me feel good about myself.
R24243   1-7   -.66444          0.95
(1=strongly disagree; 7=strongly agree)
Doing things that are feminine makes me feel good about myself.
v24244   1-7   0.81872          0.94
(1=strongly disagree; 7=strongly agree)
NOTE: This scale is only to be used as a very general measure

Gender Role Identity * (unrotated) (matched to w6)                                                0.98
v24238   1-7   0.95669          0.98
I feel as though I am (1=very masculine; 7=very feminine)
v24239   1-7   0.94770          0.96
I look as though I am (1=very masculine; 7=very feminine)
v24240   1-7   0.94555          0.96
Other people see me as (1=very masculine; 7=very feminine)

Mental Health
How often do you... (1=never; 7=daily)

Self Esteem                                                                                       0.85
v24246   1-7   0.45296          0.84
feel sure of who you are
v24255   1-7   0.65455          0.80
feel satisfied with yourself the way you are

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
v24259   1-7   0.53302      0.80
feel good about yourself
feel that in most ways, your life is close to ideal                       v24264   1-7   0.72875      0.82
feel very satisfied with your life the way it is                          v24277   1-7   0.72641      0.81

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Self Esteem (Matched to w6)                                                                  0.80
v24246   1-7   0.45296          0.82
feel sure of who you are
v24255   1-7   0.65455          0.70
feel satisfied with yourself the way you are
v24259   1-7   0.53302          0.67
feel good about yourself

Coping                                                                                          0.68
feel you are good at learning from your mistakes                     v24249   1-7   0.57407          0.66
feel capable of coping with most of your problems                    v24263   1-7   0.50691          0.61
v24269   1-7   0.61702          0.60
feel you are good at bounding back quickly from bad experiences
keep a cool head in emergencies                                      v24279   1-7   0.53739          0.65
see the humor in life even when things are not going well            v24282   1-7   0.58142          0.63

Social Isolation                                                                                0.78
feel no longer close to anyone                                       v24247   1-7   0.28307          0.76
feel interests and ideas are not shared by those around you          v24256   1-7   0.46265          0.76
feel you are part of a group of friends                              R24260   1-7   -.64821          0.74
enjoy being with other people                                        R24261   1-7   -.73979          0.75
feel have a lot in common with the people around you                 R24266   1-7   -.66644          0.74
avoid getting involved with others                                   v24268   1-7   0.48861          0.76
have trouble fitting in                                              v24286   1-7   0.48665          0.74
like to be alone                                                     v24288   1-7   0.51005          0.78

Anger                                                                                           0.81
feel like beating or injuring someone                                v24251   1-7   0.66594          0.79
have a hot temper                                                    v24265   1-7   0.68693          0.78
get into arguments                                                   v24283   1-7   0.60041          0.80
have temper outbursts you can't control                              v24284   1-7   0.68502          0.75
feel like beating or smashing things                                 v24285   1-7   0.67881          0.75

Social Anxiety                                                                                  0.77
feel nervous when meeting new people                                 v24252   1-7   0.84007          0.66

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
feel shy                                                             v24257 1-7 0.85790           0.67
feel self-conscious when you're around people                        v24267 1-7 0.61477           0.76
feel nervous about performing in front of others or making a
v24287   1-7   0.70096          0.75
presentation

Worry                                                                                            0.74
v24250   1-7   0.24586          0.71
worry that you will not get a job in the future
worry that you may not have enough money to pay for things            v24274   1-7   0.47646          0.69
worry that your parents may not have enough money to pay for
v24275   1-7   0.85917          0.69
things they need
worry that your parents may not have enough money                     v24276   1-7   0.87025          0.71
feel discouraged about the future                                     v24278   1-7   0.28184          0.70

Worry (Matched to W5 and W6)                                                                     0.42
v24250   1-7   0.24586           -
worry that you will not get a job in the future
worry that your parents may not have enough money to pay for
v24275   1-7   0.85917           -
things they need

Impulsivity                                                                                      0.65
act without stopping to think                                         v24280   1-7   0.69140           -
give in to your impulses                                              v24281   1-7   0.74832           -

Depression                                                                                       0.81
v24245   1-7   0.55442          0.80
lose appetite or eat a lot when upset
overindulge in something                                              v24248   1-7   0.42867          0.81
feel like going to pieces under a great deal of stress                v24253   1-7   0.57297          0.78
v24254   1-7   0.29576          0.77
feel unhappy, sad, or depressed
v24258   1-7   0.11950          0.79
feel lonely
v24262   1-7   0.48741          0.78
feel difficulties are piling up so high can't overcome

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
have trouble keeping your mind on what you are doing                 v24271 1-7 0.36415           0.80
feel tired all the time                                              v24273 1-7 0.58575           0.79

Depression (matched to w6)                                                                       0.74
v24245   1-7   0.55442          0.74
lose appetite or eat a lot when upset
v24254   1-7   0.29576          0.60
feel unhappy, sad, or depressed
v24258   1-7   0.11950          0.67
feel lonely
v24262   1-7   0.48741          0.69
feel difficulties are piling up so high can't overcome

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
*                                                                                             0.85
feel like you want to die                                             v24290 1-7 0.83635            -
think about committing suicide                                        v24291 1-7 0.83928            -
with v24289 the alpha=.71
think about death - either your own, someone else's, or death in
v24289    1-7
general

How well can you do the following: (1=not at all well; 7=very well)
Emotion-Management *                                                                               0.61
Control your temper when you are angry or frustrated                  v24297    1-7   0.75082              -
Deal with situations where others are hurting you                     v24298    1-7   0.89674              -
with v24299 the alpha=.53
Stand up for yourself when you are being treated unfairly             v24299    1-7         single item

Peer Resistance Efficacy *                                                                         0.66
Resist peer pressure to do things you know are wrong                   v24300    1-7   0.71167             0.58
Resist pressure to have sexual intercourse when you don't really
v24301    1-7   0.79294             0.55
want to
Avoid dangerous or risky situations                                    v24302    1-7   0.80215             0.54

Community Influence Efficacy *                                                                     0.86
Influence the schools, communities or programs in your
v24303    1-7   0.82999             0.85
neighborhood
Influence your local government                                        v24304    1-7   0.91446             0.79
Organize people in your community to deal with issues of
v24305    1-7   0.91517             0.79
importance

How important is it to you that other people think you are good-
v24306    1-7         single item
looking?(1=not at all; 7=very important)
v24306 and v24308 have an alpha=.53
I wish I were more attractive. (1=strongly disagree; 7=strongly
v24308    1-7         single item
agree)

Some people feel they are very attractive and other people feel they
are less attractive. How attractive do you think you are? (1=not     v24307   1-7         single item
good looking; 7=very good looking)

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Marriage and Family
How much do you agree with the following statements about
marriage and children? (1=Strongly disagree; 7=Strongly agree)
Marriage / Family is Good *                                                                           0.76
marriage leads to a fuller life                                          v24309    1-7   0.82948           0.64
marriage leads to a happier life                                         v24315    1-7   0.83826           0.65
being married is the most important part of a person's life              v24326    1-7   0.76513           0.73
raising healthy, happy children is one of the most satisfying things a
v24311    1-7   0.35203           0.79
person can do

Divorce is OK *                                                                                       0.55
when couples are having marital troubles, divorce may be an
v24312 1-7 0.75754                  -
acceptable solution to their troubles
It should be easy for unhappy couples to get a divorce.                v24314 1-7 0.74892                  -
with R24332 '...couples with children should stay together for the sake of the children' the alpha=.50

Marriage / Family is Bad *                                                                           0.68
A person who marries loses a lot of his or her freedom                   v24313    1-7   0.55909           0.61
relationships are not as good after couples get married                  v24317    1-7   0.69958           0.58
children are more trouble than they are worth                            v24320    1-7   0.40750           0.65
one sees so few good or happy marriages that one questions it as a
v24321    1-7   0.60675           0.63
way of life
Having a close intimate relationship with only one partner is too
v24324    1-7   0.60216           0.64
restrictive for the average person

Mothers Shouldn't Work *                                                                             0.72
it is much harder for a woman to be a success at her career if she
v24316    1-7   0.70351           0.68
has children
v24318   1-7   0.38985           0.71
in general, women are better than men at taking care of babies
a woman's career suffers more than a man's when a couple has
v24325   1-7   0.75581           0.68
children
preschool children are likely to suffer if their mothers work outside of
v24328   1-7   0.61697           0.67
the home
A working mother can establish just as warm and secure a
R24329   1-7   -.43951           0.70
relationship with her children as a mother who does not work

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
v24333   1-7   0.59047       0.66
children are better off if their mothers don't have demanding jobs
v24316 and v24318 have an alpha=.39

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Working Mothers and Children *                                                                  0.69
preschool children are likely to suffer if their mothers work outside of
v24328   1-7   0.61697                 0.53
the home
A working mother can establish just as warm and secure a
R24329   1-7   -.43951                 0.65
relationship with her children as a mother who does not work
v24333   1-7   0.59047                 0.59
children are better off if their mothers don't have demanding jobs
with v24311 and v24332 the alpha=.59
with v24332 the alpha=.65

Prefer Two Parent Home *                                                                               0.83
children suffer if they are raised by a single parents                   v24322   1-7   0.51203                 0.81
children from divorced families can be just as well adjusted a
R24323   1-7   -.87269                 0.81
successfully as children from two parent families
children raised by single-parent families can do just as well as
R24327   1-7   -.85050                 0.81
children raised by two parent families
single women should not have and should not raise children               v24330   1-7   0.46528                 0.81
children from divorced families have lots more problems than
v24334   1-7   0.57294                 0.81
children from two parent families
it is perfectly OK for a single woman to have and raise children         R24335   1-7   -.48352                 0.81
children always do better if they live with two parents                  v24336   1-7   0.61382                 0.80
even when they have troubles, couples with children should stay
v24332   1-7   0.17463                 0.83
together for the sake of the children

Time Use
About how many times a week do you usually spend each week...
(1=none; 8=21 or more hours)

providing volunteer or community service?                                v24350   1-8             single item

participating in clubs or organizations?                                 v24351   1-8             single item
v24350, v24351, and v24337 have an alpha=.43
doing school/class assignments?                                          v24337   1-8             single item

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Watching TV *                                                                                0.56
v24341   1-8   0.70860               -
watching news on TV or reading a newspaper or news magazine?
watching other shows on TV?                                          v24344   1-8   0.72836               -
with v24338 the alpha =.39
hanging out with close friends other than your spouse/romantic
v24338   1-8           single item
partner?

Sports Time *                                                                                     0.61
taking part in an organized competitive sport?                       v24339   1-8   0.73265               -
doing other athletic or sports activities?                           v24340   1-8   0.72776               -
with v24343 the alpha=.68
watching sports on TV?                                               v24343   1-8           single item

doing other reading for fun?                                          v24342   1-8           single item

playing a musical instrument?                                         v24346   1-8           single item
v24342, v24346, and v24352 have an alpha=.42
working on a hobby?                                                   v24352   1-8           single item

Family/Chores Time *                                                                              0.73
fixing meals?                                                        v24347   1-8   0.59241               -
other indoor housework/chores at home?                               v24348   1-8   0.78048               -
with v24345 and v24349 the alpha=.68
with v24349 the alpha=.69
yard work and other outdoor chores at home?                          v24349   1-8           single item

doing things with your parents?                                       v24345   1-8           single item

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Organization Involvement
How actively are you involved in each of the following types of
organizations/activities? (1=Not at all involved; 7=Very involved)

Involvement in Liberal Organizations *                                                             0.86
Civil Rights Groups/Activities                                         v24353   1-7   0.74454             0.84
Gay Rights Groups/Activities                                           v24354   1-7   0.77886             0.85
Women's Rights Groups/Activities                                       v24355   1-7   0.85907             0.80
Pro-choice Groups/Activities                                           v24356   1-7   0.81051             0.83
Liberal Political Groups/Activities                                    v24359   1-7   0.78245             0.83

Pro-life Groups/Activities                                              v24357   1-7         single item
v24357 and v24358 have an alpha=.47
Conservative Political Groups/Activities                                v24358   1-7         single item

Reading or Book Clubs                                                   v24361   1-7         single item
v24361 and v24362 have an alpha=.37
Theater Groups or other performing arts groups                          v24362   1-7         single item

How would you describe your political preference?                       v24368   1-8         single item
v24368 and v24369 have an alpha=.09 (standardized=.53)
How would you describe your political beliefs?                          v24369   1-8         single item

Religiousity *                                                                                     0.76
How often do you attend religious services? (1=never; 4=about
v24370   1-4   0.87965              -
once or more/week)
How important is religion in your life? (1=not important; 7=very
v24371   1-4   0.89124              -
important)

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Responsibilities
How much responsibility you currently take for each of the following:
(1=Somebody else does this for me; 5=I am completely responsible

Independance *                                                                                     0.70
v24395   1-5   0.68407             0.59
earning your own living
v24397   1-5   0.82549             0.53
paying your other bills
v24398   1-5   0.80707             0.64
solving the major problems you encounter                                v24400   1-5   0.51513             0.71
v24395, v24396, v24397, and v24000 have an alpha=.70
making sure your household runs smoothly                                v24399   1-5         single item
v24399 and v24400 have an alpha=.29

Financial Responsibility *                                                                         0.70
v24395   1-5   0.68407             0.55
earning your own living
paying rent                                                            v24396   1-5   0.16022             0.71
v24397   1-5   0.82549             0.56
paying your other bills
v24398   1-5   0.80707             0.71
v24396 and v24399 have an alpha=.66

How well do you think you can handle each of the following: (1=Not
at all well; 7=Extremely well)
Time Management Efficacy *                                                                         0.78
organizing your time/schedule                                           v24401   1-7   0.76441              -
getting things done on time                                             v24402   1-7   0.73519              -

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Financial Efficacy *                                                                        0.76
earning your own living                                            v24403 1-7 0.77795           0.76
paying bills                                                       v24404 1-7 0.76632           0.66
using your credit cards                                            v24405 1-7 0.40481           0.74
managing money                                                     v24406 1-7 0.38277           0.66
with v24407 the alpha=.78
making sure your household runs smoothly                           v24407   1-7          single item
v24403 and v24404 have an alpha=.75
v24405 to v24407 have an alpha=.73
v24405 and v24406 have an alpha=.77

Personal Responsibility *                                                                      0.77
following through on promises/commitments you have made to
v24408   1-7   0.71188              0.76
people
solving problems you encounter                                     v24409   1-7   0.73130              0.64
taking responsibility for your actions                             v24410   1-7   0.77588              0.66
with v24407 the alpha=.73

Sports

SCA: Sports *                                                                                  0.91
How good at sports are you? (1=not at all; 7=very good)             v24413   1-7   0.96977               -
If you were to rank all the people you know from the worst to the
v24414   1-7   0.94335               -
best in sports, where would you put yourself? (1=the worst; 7=the
v24411 to v24415 have an alpha=.94

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
(1=Strongly Disagree; 7=Strongly Agree)
Sports Identity *                                                                                   0.93
I consider myself an athlete.                                           v24415   1-7   0.31086             0.92
I have many goals related to sports.                                    v24416   1-7   0.69170             0.92
Sports is a very important part of my life.                             v24417   1-7   0.69932             0.92
I spend more time thinking about sports than anything else.             v24418   1-7   0.92962             0.93
I need to participate in sports to feel good about myself.              v24419   1-7   0.87918             0.93
Other people see me mainly as an athlete.                               v24420   1-7   0.80850             0.93
I feel badly about myself when I do poorly in sports.                   v24421   1-7   0.78869             0.93
I would be very depressed if I were injured and could not compete in
v24422   1-7   0.63684             0.93
sports.
with v24411 and v24412 have an alpha=.95

Like Sports
How much do you like playing sports? (1=a little; 7=a lot)              v24411   1-7         single item

Value Sports
v24412   1-7         single item
For me, being good at sports is... (1=not at all; 7=very important)

Deviance
Think about the last 6 months. About how often in those 6 months
did you... (1=never; 7=21 or more times)
Thrill Seeking                                                                                      0.85
Do dangerous things for a thrill                                         v24433   1-7   0.83237              -
Do risky things because it's a real kick                                 v24437   1-7   0.85651              -
v24433,v24437,v24434,v24438 have an alpha=.70

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Anti-Social (unrotated)                                                                    0.57
V24434   1-7   0.61584               0.50
Contact with police for actions/suspected actions
V24435   1-7   0.70854               0.43
Damage public or private property
V24436   1-7   0.64501               0.50
Take something from a store without paying for it
V24447   1-7   0.58627               0.55
Sell drugs
with v24438 the alpha=.56
Get into a fight                                                   V24438   1-7           single item
Carry a weapon NA in w7
NOTE: Alpha appropriate for low frequency events

Alcohol                                                                                         0.90
v24443   1-7   0.92364                -
Drink alcohol
v24444   1-7   0.92085                -
Get drunk
v24441 to v24444 have an alpha=.86
Drinking and Driving *                                                                          0.83
drive when you were drunk or high on drugs?                         v24441   1-7   0.63646                -
ride with a driver who had too much to drink?                       v24442   1-7   0.67349                -

Drugs                                                                                           0.54
v24446   1-7   0.65937               0.30
Use chemicals/drugs other than marijuana/alcohol
v24447   1-7   0.60829               0.54
Sell drugs
v24445   1-7   0.61353               0.46
Use marijuana or hash

Alcohol/Drugs *                                                                                 0.75
v24443   1-7   0.92364               0.61
Drink alcohol

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
v24444   1-7   0.92085               0.56
Get drunk
v24445   1-7   0.40095               0.72
Use marijuana or hash
v24446 1-7 0.08409                       0.79
Use chemicals/drugs other than marijuana/alcohol
NOTE: User should decide between this composite and the separate scales for Alcohol and Drugs.

Weight Control Drugs *                                                                           0.37
use laxatives?                                                        v24449   1-7   0.80068                -
use diet pills?                                                       v24450   1-7   0.77064                -

Breaking the Law (unrotated)*                                                                    0.52
V24434   1-7   0.61584               0.44
Contact with police for actions/suspected actions
V24435   1-7   0.70854               0.36
Damage public or private property
V24436   1-7   0.64501               0.38
Take something from a store without paying for it
Break into a building to steal something                            v24440   1-7   0.50371               0.55
with v24447 'sell drugs' the alpha=.57

engage in unprotected sex?                                           v24439   1-7           single item

use steroids?                                                        v24448   1-7           single item

How often do you wear a seat belt?                                   v24451   1-6           single item
v24451 and v24452 have an alpha=.35
How often do you drive within the speed limit?                       v24452   1-6           single item

Friends
What percentage of your closest friends, NOT including your
romantic partner, are each of the following? (1=none; 5=all)
Deviant Peers *                                                                                  0.80
v24457   1-5   0.42548               0.80
Put pressure on you to drink alcohol

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
v24467   1-5   0.73953          0.74
Done something illegal in the last year (like stealing or selling drugs)
Gotten in trouble with the law                                             v24470   1-5   0.57975          0.77
Regularly get drunk                                                        v24483   1-5   0.77583          0.75
Drive recklessly or at high speeds                                         v24484   1-5   0.61403          0.77
Regularly use drugs                                                        v24485   1-5   0.82307          0.75
v24467,v24470,v24483, and v24485 have an alpha=.78
v24467,v24470,v24485, and v24468 have an alpha=.73
v24483,v24457 and v24484 have an alpha=.63

Social Climbing Friends                                                                               0.62
v24486   1-5   0.43979           -
Very concerned with status in social situations
v24488   1-5   0.67706           -
Very concerned about being popular with the opposite sex

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Female-Typed Social Climbing Friends *                                                          0.77
Think that having stylish clothing and other expensive things is very
v24466   1-5   0.41686             0.76
important
v24486   1-5   0.43979             0.74
Very concerned with status in social situations
v24488   1-5   0.67706             0.71
Very concerned about being popular with the opposite sex
Very concerned about finding a romantic partner or spouse               v24489   1-5   0.89956             0.70
Spend a lot of time talking about and thinking about romantic
v24490   1-5   0.82231             0.73
relationships

Instrumentally Motivated Friends                                                                   0.68
v24479   1-5   0.67395             0.56
Most of my friends are very ambitious
v24481   1-5   0.81261             0.57
Most of my friends are hard working
v24482   1-5   0.50195             0.62
Most of my friends are doing well in school
with v24458 "Most of my friends plan to go to college." the alpha=.54
Most of my friends are outgoing NA in w7

Conventional Friends *                                                                             0.72
Like to discuss intellectual things with you                            v24456   1-5   0.49157             0.71
v24479   1-5   0.67395             0.65
Most of my friends are very ambitious
v24481   1-5   0.81261             0.63
Most of my friends are hard working
v24482   1-5   0.50195             0.68
Most of my friends are doing well in school
Take work very seriously                                               v24487   1-5   0.72559             0.67
with v24465 the alpha=.72
Most of my friends get along with parents                              v24465   1-5         single item

Partner/Parent Friends                                                                             0.73
Married or living with a romantic partner                               v24459   1-5   0.75244              -

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Most of my friends have kids                           v24464 1-5 0.76646            -
with v24453 the alpha=.68
with v24462 and v24463 the alpha=.60

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Forgotten Half Friends *                                                                     0.72
Most of my friends aren't in school and working for pay              v24453 1-5 0.56769           0.63
In college full time during the academic year                        R24454 1-5 -.62621           0.63
Unemployed and looking for work                                      v24455 1-5 0.50514           0.70
Most of my friends plan to go to college                             v24458 1-5 0.42420           0.69
v24462   1-5   0.08416               0.72
In a job for which they are overqualified
v24463   1-5   0.13716               0.68
In a job that doesn't offer much opportunity for advancement
without v24462 and v24463 the alpha=.70
v24453, R24454, v24455, v24458, v24459 and v24464 have an alpha=.77
Most of my friends are involved with athletics                      v24460   1-5           single item
v24468, v24453, R24454 and v24463 have an alpha=.64
Used weapons or force in the last year to get money or other things
v24468   1-5           single item
from people

Politically Conservative *                                                                       0.74
Are politically conservative                                         v24474   1-5   0.48879               0.73
v24475   1-5   0.45210               0.72
Actively involved in political activities
v24476   1-5   0.74533               0.66
Very involved in community or school services and organizations
v24477   1-5   0.78983               0.63
Very involved in social clubs or other organizations
v24478   1-5   0.67360               0.70
Are members of a college fraternity or sorority
Most of my friends attend religious services regularly              v24480   1-5   0.40299               0.74
without v24475 and v24480 the alpha=.72
v24474 and v24480 have an alpha=.31

Socially Involved Friends *                                                                      0.76
v24475   1-5   0.45210               0.77
Actively involved in political activities
v24476   1-5   0.74533               0.65
Very involved in community or school services and organizations

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
v24477   1-5   0.78983          0.61
Very involved in social clubs or other organizations
v24478   1-5   0.67360          0.75
Are members of a college fraternity or sorority

Discouraged with Employment *                                                                    0.52
v24493   1-5   0.79094           -
Are very discouraged about the job market situation
v24494   1-5   0.67005           -
Have given up hope of getting the kind of job they want

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Politically Liberal *                                                                      0.68
Very involved in civil rights activities                           v24471 1-5 0.77284           0.57
Very involved in gay rights activities                             v24472 1-5 0.78688           0.62
Are politically liberal                                            v24473 1-5 0.50831           0.68
v24475   1-5   0.50228               0.60
Actively involved in political activities
with R24491 and v24492 the alpha=.63
with v24492 the alpha=.68

Disenchanted with Employment (unrotated) *                                                      0.56
v24493   1-5   0.62498               0.52
Are very discouraged about the job market situation
v24494   1-5   0.71409               0.43
Have given up hope of getting the kind of job they want
v24462   1-5   0.58153               0.53
In a job for which they are overqualified
v24463   1-5   0.70628               0.45
In a job that doesn't offer much opportunity for advancement

Inappropriate Match of Skills to Job Requirements *                                             0.50
v24462   1-5   0.67407                -
In a job for which they are overqualified
v24463   1-5   0.47999                -
In a job that doesn't offer much opportunity for advancement
with v24461 the alpha=.50
Most of my friends are taking vocational classes                   v24461   1-5           single item

Most of my friends are female                                      v24469   1-5           single item

Think that it is better for everyone involved if the man is the
v24491   1-5           single item
breadwinner outside of the home and the woman takes care of the
v24492 and R24491 have an alpha=.29
Support the goals of the women's liberation movement                v24492   1-5           single item
v24469, R24491, v24492 have an alpha=.36

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
What would your close friends think if you... (1=it was not at all strange; 4=it was very strange)
Traditional Female Role *                                                                          0.68
let your spouse/partner be the only breadwinner of the family              v24495 1-4 0.60658          0.65
decided to become a nurse                                                  v24496 1-4 0.58531          0.64
decided to become a hair dresser                                           v24504 1-4 0.68933          0.61
v24505   1-4   0.72673             0.57
decided not to work so you could stay at home with your children
v24507   1-4   0.43618             0.67
were married to someone who made a lot more money than you did
with R24501 the alpha=.63

Traditional Male Employment *                                                                    0.76
decided to become a truck driver                                      v24497   1-4   0.82942             0.60
decided to become a construction worker                               v24503   1-4   0.84450             0.59
decided to become an engineer                                         v24498   1-4   0.69181             0.82

Females: Traditional Male Employment *                                                           0.69
decided to become a truck driver                                      v24497   1-4   0.82584             0.51
decided to become a construction worker                               v24503   1-4   0.79192             0.55
decided to become an engineer                                         v24498   1-4   0.68978             0.76

Males: Traditional Male Employment *                                                             0.67
decided to become a truck driver                                      v24497   1-4   0.69890             0.44
decided to become a construction worker                               v24503   1-4   0.80733             0.36
decided to become an engineer                                         v24498   1-4   0.61044             0.78

decided that you didn't want to get married                          v24502   1-4   0.78661              -
decided that you didn't want to have children                        v24506   1-4   0.78490              -
with v24501 the alpha=.59
had a full-time job while you had young children at home             v24501   1-4         single item

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Females *                                                                                        0.69
decided that you didn't want to get married                              v24502 1-4 0.75535            -
decided that you didn't want to have children                            v24506 1-4 0.76089            -

Males *                                                                                             0.73
decided that you didn't want to get married                              v24502   1-4   0.81567              -
decided that you didn't want to have children                            v24506   1-4   0.77019              -

Motivation *                                                                                        0.59
decided not to go to (or finish) college                                  v24499   1-4   0.47489              -
v24500   1-4   0.41372              -
decided on a job/career that was below your intellectual potential
with v24495 "let your partner be the only breadwinner..." the alpha=.58
v24508   1-4         single item
decided to have a relationship with someone of your same sex

Females *                                                                                           0.59
decided not to go to (or finish) college                                 v24499   1-4   0.65083              -
v24500   1-4   0.65632              -
decided on a job/career that was below your intellectual potential

Male *                                                                                              0.60
decided not to go to (or finish) college                                 v24499   1-4   0.49095              -
v24500   1-4   0.46335              -
decided on a job/career that was below your intellectual potential

Answer the next questions with your closest friends in mind:

Negative Pressure *                                                                                 0.67
I get into trouble when I'm with my friends. (1=never; 7=daily)          v24509   1-7   0.68144             0.64
My friends pressure me to do things I shouldn't do. (1=never;
v24513   1-7   0.80787             0.50
7=daily)

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
v24519    1-7   0.54115      0.66
My friends make too many demands on me. (1=never; 7=daily)
R24457 1-5 0.72267      0.61
Put pressure on you to drink alcohol. (1=none; 5=all)
with R24512 (I can count on my friends to keep me from getting into trouble) the alpha=.55

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Females: Negative Pressure *                                                                      0.63
I get into trouble when I'm with my friends.                              v24509 1-7 0.68283           0.60
My friends pressure me to do things I shouldn't do.                       v24513 1-7 0.77533           0.50
My friends make too many demands on me.                                   v24519 1-7 0.60255           0.56
R24457   1-5   0.65269          0.61
Put pressure on you to drink alcohol

Males: Negative Pressure *                                                                           0.62
I get into trouble when I'm with my friends.                              v24509   1-7   0.69151          0.58
My friends pressure me to do things I shouldn't do.                       v24513   1-7   0.82938          0.40
My friends make too many demands on me.                                   v24519   1-7   0.37835          0.62
R24457   1-5   0.74067          0.56
Put pressure on you to drink alcohol

Positive Pressure *                                                                                  0.79
My friends encourage me to go as far in school as possible.
v24510   1-7   0.62060          0.73
(1=never; 7=daily)
My friends discourage me from making bad decisions. (1=never;
v24511   1-7   0.58090          0.75
7=daily)
I can count on my friends to keep me from getting into trouble.
v24512   1-7   0.38995          0.79
(1=never; 7=daily)
My friends encourage me to go into a challenging and demanding
v24521   1-7   0.46496          0.73
career. (1=never; 7=a lot)
My friends would be upset if I did not live up to my full potential in
v24522   1-7   0.32867          0.75
my work. (1=not at all; 7=very upset)
with v24514 and v24515 the alpha=.86

Talk about the Future *                                                                              0.85
v24514   1-7   0.89745          0.78
My friends and I talk about my future job plans. (1=never; 7=daily)
My friends and I talk about my future education plans. (1=never;
v24515   1-7   0.90373          0.78
7=daily)
My friends and I talk about my future family plans. (1=never;
v24516   1-7   0.73160          0.81
7=daily)

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
My friends and I talk about my personal problems. (1=never;
v24517   1-7   0.61414       0.85
7=daily)

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Females: Talk about the Future *                                                                0.85
My friends and I talk about my future job plans.                        v24514 1-7 0.83250           0.76
My friends and I talk about my future education plans.                  v24515 1-7 0.80780           0.77
My friends and I talk about my future family plans.                     v24516 1-7 0.81489           0.82
My friends and I talk about my personal problems.                       v24517 1-7 0.70485           0.86

Males: Talk about the Future *                                                                     0.83
My friends and I talk about my future job plans.                        v24514   1-7   0.72476          0.75
My friends and I talk about my future education plans.                  v24515   1-7   0.62076          0.76
My friends and I talk about my future family plans.                     v24516   1-7   0.81046          0.80
My friends and I talk about my personal problems.                       v24517   1-7   0.70941          0.83

Supportive Friends *                                                                               0.68
If you needed someone to talk to about a personal problem, how
v24518   1-7   0.63933           -
willing would you closest friends be to talk with you? (1=not at all;
How satisfied are you with how supportive your closest friends are?
v24520   1-7   0.75120           -
(1=not at all; 7=very satisfied)

Females: Supportive Friends *                                                                      0.65
If you needed someone to talk to about a personal problem, how
v24518   1-7   0.65972           -
willing would you closest friends be to talk with you?
v24520   1-7   0.77577           -
How satisfied are you with how supportive your closest friends are?

Males: Supportive Friends *                                                                        0.71
If you needed someone to talk to about a personal problem, how
v24518   1-7   0.44641           -
willing would you closest friends be to talk with you?
v24520   1-7   0.28241           -
How satisfied are you with how supportive your closest friends are?

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if

Encourage Social Life *                                                                            0.62
My friends encourage me to slow down and be more laid back.
v24524   1-7   0.83305              -
(1=not at all; 7=a lot)
My friends encourage me to put more time into my personal life.
v24525   1-7   0.84756              -
(1=not at all; 7=a lot)
with v24523 the alpha=.57
My friends would be upset if I went after a challenging career.
v24523   1-7         single item
(1=not at all; 7=very upset)

Females: Encourage Social Life *                                                                   0.63
v24524   1-7   0.81973              -
My friends encourage me to slow down and be more laid back.
v24525   1-7   0.83482              -
My friends encourage me to put more time into my personal life.

Males: Encourage Social Life *                                                                     0.61
v24524   1-7   0.73398              -
My friends encourage me to slow down and be more laid back.
v24525   1-7   0.72528              -
My friends encourage me to put more time into my personal life.

(1=Never; 7=Daily)
Personal *                                                                                         0.84
Talk about future family plans                                          V24536   1-7   0.77414             0.79
Talk about personal problems                                            V24537   1-7   0.85716             0.76
Talk about conflicts between family/work responsibilities               V24538   1-7   0.94169             0.78

Job/Ed/Future                                                                                      0.92
Talk about future job plans                                            v24534   1-7   0.91824              -
Talk about future education plans                                      v24535   1-7   0.98877              -
with v24543 "Satisfaction with support" the alpha=.86

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Paternal involvement *                                                                       0.86
If you needed someone to talk to about a personal problem, how
v24539   1-7   0.72111          0.88
willing would your father be to talk with you? (1=not at all; 7=very
How much does your father take an interest in your activities?
v24542   1-7   0.85807          0.78
(1=not at all; 7=a great deal)
How satisfied are you with how supportive your father is? (1=not at
V24543   1-7   0.90448          0.74
all; 7=very satisfied)
v24543 and v24580 "Satisfaction with support (Mom)" have an alpha=.37
v24539,v24542 to v24547 have an alpha=.94
Dependance *                                                                                    0.93
How much would you say your father has influenced you? (1=not at
v24544   1-7   0.89117          0.92
all; 7=a great deal)
Right now, how close do you feel to your father? (1=not at all;
v24545   1-7   0.90757          0.92
7=very close)
Right now, how much do you admire your father? (1=not at all; 7=a
v24546   1-7   0.90598          0.90
great deal)
How much do you want to be like the kind of person your father is
v24547   1-7   0.87488          0.91
when you are his age? (1=not at all; 7=a great deal)

Conflict *                                                                                      0.69
v24540   1-7   0.85754          0.53
My father makes too many demands on me. (1=never; 7=daily)
How much do you and your father argue about what you should be
v24541   1-7   0.86333          0.48
doing or how you should behave? (1=not at all; 7=a great deal)
On the whole, I'd say my father has had a very hard time adjusting
v24561   1-7   0.64047          0.77
to my growing up. (1=not at all; 7=very true)

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
How has your relationship with your father changed over the last two
years in each of these ways? (1=Much less; 7=Much more)
Stabilizing aspects *                                                                             0.94
My father trusts me                                                    v24548   1-7   0.72696          0.94
My father listens to my opinions and feelings                          v24549   1-7   0.85023          0.94
My father supports my decisions and future plans                       v24550   1-7   0.79432          0.94
My father understands me                                               v24551   1-7   0.80106          0.94
My father respects me                                                  v24552   1-7   0.80664          0.94
My father and I can talk openly                                        v24553   1-7   0.82368          0.94
I respect my father                                                    v24554   1-7   0.81744          0.94
I understand him                                                       v24555   1-7   0.81015          0.94
My father and I are close                                              v24556   1-7   0.86447          0.94
My father confides in me                                               v24557   1-7   0.74632          0.94
I like my father                                                       v24560   1-7   0.77359          0.94

De-stabilizing Aspects *                                                                          0.71
My father and I argue                                                  v24558   1-7   0.82535           -
My father is critical of me                                            v24559   1-7   0.92012           -

Mom
(1=Never; 7=Daily)
Personal *                                                                                         0.85
Talk about future family plans                                          v24573   1-7   0.81742          0.80
Talk about personal problems                                            V24574   1-7   0.85550          0.80
Talk about conflicts between family/work responsibilities               v24575   1-7   0.93819          0.78

Job/Ed/Future                                                                                     0.89
Talk about future job plans                                           v24571   1-7   0.85113           -
Talk about future education plans                                     v24572   1-7   1.00048           -
with v24580 "Satisfaction with support" the alpha=.80

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Maternal Involvement *                                                                         0.82
If you needed someone to talk to about a personal problem, how
v24576   1-7   0.74128          0.80
willing would your mother be to talk with you? (1=not at all; 7=very
How much does your mother take an interest in your activities?
v24579   1-7   0.80118          0.75
(1=not at all; 7=a great deal)
How satisfied are you with how supportive your mother is? (1=not at
V24580   1-7   0.83203          0.69
all; 7=very satisfied)
v24576,v24579 to v24584 have an alpha=.93
Dependance *                                                                                      0.91
How much would you say your mother has influenced you? (1=not
v24581   1-7   0.86876          0.90
at all; 7=a great deal)
Right now, how close do you feel to your mother? (1=not at all;
v24582   1-7   0.84624          0.89
7=very close)
Right now, how much do you admire your mother? (1=not at all;
v24583   1-7   0.88176          0.87
7=a great deal)
How much do you want to be like the kind of person your mother is
v24584   1-7   0.81774          0.89
when you are her age? (1=not at all; 7=a great deal)

Conflict *                                                                                        0.70
v24577       1-7   0.87479          0.51
My mother makes too many demands on me. (1=never; 7=daily)
How much do you and your mother argue about what you should be
v24578       1-7   0.85876          0.48
doing or how you should behave? (1=not at all; 7=a great deal)
On the whole, I'd say my mother has had a very hard time adjusting
v24598       1-7   0.63018          0.82
to my growing up. (1=not at all; 7=very true)

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
How has your relationship with your mother changed over the last
two years in each of these ways? (1=Much less; 7=Much more)
Stabilizing Aspects *                                                                               0.95
My mother trusts me                                                     v24585    1-7   0.70311             0.94
My mother listens to my opinions and feelings                           v24586    1-7   0.83497             0.94
My mother supports my decisions and future plans                        v24587    1-7   0.77807             0.94
My mother understands me                                                v24588    1-7   0.78008             0.94
My mother respects me                                                   v24589    1-7   0.80158             0.94
My mother and I can talk openly                                         v24590    1-7   0.83329             0.94
I respect my mother                                                     v24591    1-7   0.86616             0.94
I understand her                                                        v24592    1-7   0.80201             0.94
My mother and I are close                                               v24593    1-7   0.86412             0.94
My mother confides is me                                                v24594    1-7   0.73797             0.95
I like my mother                                                        v24597    1-7   0.80836             0.94

De-stabilizing Aspects *                                                                            0.73
My mother and I argue                                                   v24595    1-7   0.80256              -
My mother is critical of me                                             v24596    1-7   0.92820              -

Family

(1=not at all; 7=a lot)
Encourage *                                                                                        0.70
My parent(s) encourage me to go into a challenging and demanding
v24599   1-7   0.86838              -
career.
My parent(s) would be upset if I did not live up to my full potential in
v24600   1-7   0.85875              -
my work.

Concern *                                                                                           0.63
v24602    1-7   0.81212              -
My parent(s) encourage me to slow down and be more laid back.
v24603    1-7   0.81821              -
My parent(s) encourage me to put more time into my personal life.
with v24601 the alpha=.58
v24601    1-7         single item
My parent(s) would be upset if I went after a challenging career.

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if

How often do your parents expect you to do the following?
(1=never; 7=daily)
My parent(s) count on me to help out with taking care of younger
v24604   1-7             single item
siblings.

My parent(s) count on me to do yard, lawn work, and household
v24605   1-7             single item
repairs for them.
v24604 to v24606 have an alpha=.44
My parent(s) count on me for financial support.                           v24606   1-7             single item

(1=Never; 7=All of the time)
Trust *                                                                                                0.85
My parents respect my judgment.                                          v24607   1-7   0.73269                 0.83
My parents trust me to do what they expect without checking.             v24608   1-7   0.74474                 0.84
I have a lot of fights with my parents about their rules and decisions
R24609   1-7   -.76646                 0.83
for me.
My parents treat me more like a little kid than like an adult.           R24610   1-7   -.80133                 0.82
My parents criticize me or punish me a lot more than I deserve.          R24620   1-7   -.70856                 0.83
I wish my parents trusted me more.                                       R24621   1-7   -.80179                 0.82
with v24617 'My parents praise me for doing well.' the alpha=.85

Expectation *                                                                                           0.77
It is very important to my parents that I always do my very best.         v24613   1-7   0.65096                 0.78
My parents set up high standards for me to meet.                          v24614   1-7   0.81811                 0.67
My parents make clear what they expect of me.                             v24615   1-7   0.79484                 0.70
My parents have high expectations for me and are disappointed
v24616   1-7   0.77417                 0.70
when I don't live up to them.

Close Relation *                                                                                       0.79
Members of my family are very close and get along very well.             v24611   1-7   0.80668                 0.72
v24612   1-7   0.76168                 0.73
Family members are supportive of each other during difficult times.
My parents praise me for doing well.                                     v24617   1-7   0.31721                 0.79
My parents get along very well with each other.                          v24618   1-7   0.72958                 0.79
Our family enjoys doing things together.                                 v24619   1-7   0.83814                 0.70

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Sexuality
How often do you have sex for the following reasons? (Questions
v24630-35)
Frequency *                                                                                       0.67
In the last four weeks, how often did you have sex? (1=almost
R24624   1-5   0.81027             0.52
every day; 5=not at all)
In the past four weeks, how many sexual partners have you had?
R24627   1-4   0.71458             0.61
(1=none; 4=a number of persons)
How satisfied are you with your sex life? (1=not at all; 7=very
R24629   1-7   0.55431             0.60
satisfied)
How often does it happen because you want it to happen?
v24632   1-6   0.30956             0.69
(1=never; 6=always)
How often does it just happen? (1=never; 6=always)                     v24635   1-6   0.66130             0.66
v24632 and v24634 have an alpha=.48
How often does it happen because you plan for it to happen?
v24634   1-6         single item
(1=never; 6=always)

Past History *                                                                                     0.55
Has this been a lot more or less than usual? (1=a lot less; 5=a lot
v24625   1-5   0.59842              -
more)
Has this been a lot more or less than you would like? (1=a lot less;
v24626   1-5   0.80938              -
5=a lot more)
with v24629 the alpha=.55

Choice *                                                                                           0.58
How often does it happen because you are forced into it? (1=never;
v24630       1-6   0.71538              -
6=always)
How often does it happen because you are pressured into it?
v24631       1-6   0.78264              -
(1=never; 6=always)
with v24633 the alpha=.54
How often does it happen because it is expected of you? (1=never;
v24633       1-6         single item
6=always)

How important is it to you to regularly have sex? (1=not at all;
v24628   1-7         single item
7=very important)

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
** Note: The Variables Below Were Not Used in any of the Scales Above:

MSALT Wave 7 Book 1

Demographics
v24005 - v24098

Self
How often do you...
feel that everything you do is an effort                                 v24270    1-7
do almost anything on a dare                                             v24272    1-7
Have you ever tried to commit suicide?                                   v24292    Y/N
Have you ever gotten beaten up, physically attacked, or sexually
v24293    Y/N
assaulted?
If yes, which happened?
beaten up                                                                v24294
physically attacked                                                      v24295
sexually assaulted                                                       v24296

How much do you agree with the following statements about
marriage and children?
divorce usually has a very negative effect on the children               v24310    1-7
a woman can have just as fulfilling a life without children as she can
v24319    1-7
have with children
it would be better for everyone if fathers could take time off work
v24331    1-7
when their children are young

How actively are you involved in each of the following types of
organizations/activities?
Community Service Clubs/Activities                                       v24360    1-7
Do you play a leadership role in any of these groups?                    v24363
# of groups                                                              v24364
v24365-
If yes, which groups?                                                    v24367

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Variable Scal Factor Alpha Alpha if
Health History
v24372
How tall are you?                                                       v24373
How much do you weigh?                                                  v24374
Has your weight changed a lot in the past year?                         v24375   1-3
How do you feel about your weight?                                      v24376   1-5

How often do you...
eat at least one healthy meal a day?                                    v24377   1-6
snack instead of eating regular meals?                                  v24378   1-6
eat more than you really need to?                                       v24379   1-6
eat yourself sick?                                                      v24380   1-6
make yourself throw up after eating?                                    v24381   1-6
eat because you're upset about something or because you're just
v24382   1-6
bored?
How important is it to you to be physically fit?                        v24383   1-7
How often do you exercise?                                              v24384   1-6
Do you go for annual checkups at the doctor?                            v24385   Y/N
Do you go for annual checkups at the dentist?                           v24386   Y/N
How would you rate your overall health?                                 v24387   1-5
Do you have any health conditions or disabilities that limit what you
v24388   Y/N
can do?
v24389
If yes, what are these health conditions or disabilities?               v24390
How much do these health conditions or disabilities keep you from
v24391   1-4
doing the activities most people routinely do?
Have you had any major accidents in the last three years that
v24392   Y/N
required you to go to the hospital emergency room?
v24393
If yes, what was the accident?                                          v24394

Sports
Do you play any team/competitive sports?                                v24423 Y/N
# of sports                                                             v24424
v24425-
If yes, what team/competitive sports do you compete in?                 v24427

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Do you play any individual/competitive sports?                         v24428 Y/N
# of sports                                                            v24429
v24430-
If yes, what individual/competitive sports do you compete in?          v24432

Which one of the following ethnic groups is your father a member
v24526   1-7
of?
Is your father employed now?                                          v24527   Y/N
If yes,
What is your father's occupation?
How many years has he been working at that occupation?                v24528
How satisfied is your father with his job?                            v24529   1-7
How satisfied would you be with a job like your father's?             v24530   1-7
If no,
What was his occupation the last time he worked?
Has your father retired?                                              v24531   Y/N
v24532
When was the last time he worked?                                      v24533

Which one of the following ethnic groups is your mother a member
v24562   1-7
of?
Is your mother employed outside the home now?                         v24563   Y/N
If yes,
What is your mother's occupation?
How many years has she been working at that occupation?               v24564
How satisfied is your mother with her job?                            v24565   1-7
How satisfied would you be with a job like your mother's?             v24566   1-7
If no,
Has your mother ever worked?                                          v24567   Y/N
What was her occupation the last time she worked?
Has your mother retired?                                              v24568   Y/N
v24569
When was the last time she worked?                                     v24570

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Sexuality
Have you ever voluntarily had sexual intercourse?                    v24622   Y/N
If yes, how old were you the first time?                             v24623
The last time you had sex, what birth control method(s) did you
use?
Pill                                                                 v24636
Condom or rubber                                                     v24637
Withdrawal, pulling out                                              v24638
Foam, jelly or cream only                                            v24639
Rhythm or safe period by calendar                                    v24640
Sponge, suppository or insert                                        v24641
Diaphragm with jell or cream                                         v24642
Douching after intercourse                                           v24643
IUD, coil, loop                                                      v24644
Operation--female sterilization                                      v24645
Operation--male sterilization                                        v24646
Something else?                                                      v24647

Have you ever been sexually abused?                                 v24648    Y/N
Have you ever been raped?                                           v24649    Y/N
If you answered yes to the above questions, have you ever talked to
v24650    Y/N
anyone about what happened?
v24651-
If yes, who did you talk to about the incident(s)?                  v24653
If no, how much would you like to talk to someone about what
v24654    1-7
happened?
Have you (or your partner) ever been pregnant?                      v24655    Y/N
If yes, what did you do?                                            v24656    1-6
or, what do you plan to do?                                         v24657    1-5

Are you a full time college student during the academic year?        v24658   Y/N

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