W1C444 S1 How far do you think your mother would like you to go in school?
1 Less than high school graduate
2 High school graduate
3 Vocational or technical school
4 Junior college degree
5 4-year college degree (B.A., B.S.)
6 Master's degree
7 Ph.D. or professional degree (medicine, dentistry, law, etc.)
W1C445 S2 Does the issue of household work ever come up between you and her?
1 No, we do not discuss this
2 Yes, we sometimes discuss household work (go to N3A)
3 No, but the section below has been answered
4 Blank, but the section below has been answered
W1C446 S2A Does she want you to do more household work, less household work, or is she satisfied with the amount you do?
1 More household work
2 Less household work
3 She is satisfied
W1C447 S2B When she wants you to do some household work, what does she usually do?
1 She just insists that I do it
2 She asks or suggests that I do it
3 She leaves it up to me
W1C448 S2C When she wants you to do some household work, how free do you feel to openly disagree with her?
1 Very free
2 Somewhat free
3 Not very free
4 Not at all free
W1C449 S3 Have you been to her place of work?
1 Does not apply, because she is not employed
3 Yes (go to N4A)
W1C450 S3A How often have you gone there?
1 More than once a week
2 About once a week
3 About once a month
4 Not every month but several times a year
5 Once or twice a year
6 Less than once a year
W1C451 S4 How often does your mother talk to you about her work?
W1C452 S5 Does she spend enough time with you, or do you wish she spent more time with you?
1 Spends enough time
2 Wish she spent a little more time with me
3 Wish she spent a lot more time with me
W1C453 S6 How much do you want to be like the kind of person she is when you're an adult?
1 A lot
2 Quite a bit
3 Just a little
4 Not at all
W1C454 S7 How close do you feel to her?
1 Extremely close
2 Quite close
3 Fairly close
4 Not close at all
W1C455 S8 How often do you do things with her that you enjoy?
W1C456 S9 When you are faced with personal concerns and decisions, do you talk them over with her?
W1C457 S10 How often does she talk over important decisions that she has to make with you?
W1C458 S11 How often does she listen to your side of an argument?
R. My Stepmother (W1, 1988)
T. My Stepfather (W1, 1988)