I1 Please indicate below how much you agree or disagree with the following statements.


1 Strongly disagree

2 Disagree

3 Agree

4 Strongly agree

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CP2AS2 I am interested in events in my community

CP2BS2 I keep up with the news by reading newspapers, watching news on TV, checking the internet, etc.

CP2CS2 I understand the important political issues facing our country

I2 Do you discuss community issues or political matters with...


1 Frequently

2 Occasionally

3 Rarely

4 Never

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CP3AS2 Friends

CP3BS2 Other family members

CP3CS2 Co-workers

CP3DS2 People at your place of worship

CP3ES2 Other people

CP5S2 I3 Do you think of yourself as closer to the Republican Party or to the Democratic Party?

1 Closer to Republican

2 Closer to Democrat

3 Independent

4 Don't know

5 Other (please tell us:CP5XS2)

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CP6S2 I4 Which of the following best describes your political leanings?

1 Extremely Liberal

2 Liberal

3 Moderate

4 Conservative

5 Extremely Conservative

6 Don't know

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CP7S2 I5 In general, do you feel things in the United States are going in the right or wrong direction?

1 Right direction

2 Wrong direction

3 Donít know/ No opinion

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H. Sports (S2, 2010)
J. Drinking And Smoking (S2, 2010)