A dataset containing an extract from the General Social Survey. See http://gss.norc.org/Get-Documentation for full documentation of the variables. This data contains the same variables as `gss_sm`, but for all available years from 1972-2016.
A data frame with 62,366 rows and 26 variables.
National Opinion Research Center, http://gss.norc.org.
year. gss year for this respondent.
id. respondent id number.
ballot. ballot used for interview.
age. age of respondent.
degree. Rs highest degree.
race. race of respondent.
sex. respondent's sex.
siblings. Number of brothers and sisters (recoded from SIBS).
kids. Number of children (recoded from CHILDS).
bigregion. region of interview (recoded from REGION).
income16. total family income.
religion. rs religious preference (recoded from RELIGION)
marital. marital status.
padeg. fathers highest degree.
madeg. mothers highest degree.
partyid. political party affiliation.
polviews. think of self as liberal or conservative.
happy. general happiness.
partners_rc. how many sex partners r had in last year. (Recoded from PARTNERS)
grass. should marijuana be made legal.
zodiac. respondents astrological sign.
pres12. R's stated vote in the 2012 Presidential election
wtssall. weight variable.
vpsu. Sampling unit
vstrat. Stratification unit