Questionnaire Public Report11/29/2012 02:12:40 PM
Cohort:NLSY79 Young Adults
Round:YAdult Round 18
Instrument :Yadult7998
  1. Attitudes YA18



Q16-0 []Section: Attitudes YA18

*************SECTION 16 **** ATTITUDES ************************************

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Q16-0A [Y09208.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

([flag indicating whether R was interviewed as YA in 1996]=1) or ([flag indicating whether R was interviewed as YA in 1994]=1)

COMMENT: Was R interviewed as YA in 1996 or 1994?

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q16-5)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-00 []Section: Attitudes YA18

Next I'd like your opinion about the kind of work that people in certain jobs usually do. For each occupation on this card (HAND CARD BOOKLET OO TO Y.A.) there are three descriptions of job duties. Will you please tell me which description you think best fits each job? Be sure to read all of the possible answers before you decide.

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Q16-A [Y09209.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Hospital orderly......

 1   ....helps to take care of hospital patients
 2   ....orders food and other supplies for hospital kitchens
 3   ....works at hospital desk where patients check in

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Q16-A1 [Y09210.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

How much regular schooling do you think hospital orderlies usually have?

 1   Less than a high school diploma
 2   High school diploma or GED
 3   1 year of college
 4   2 years of college
 5   3 years of college
 6   4 years of college or college degree

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Q16-B [Y09211.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Department Store Buyer..........

 1   ....selects the item to be sold in a section of a dept store
 2   ....checks on the courtesy of sales people by shopping at the store
 3   ....buys dept stores that are about to go out of business

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Q16-B1 [Y09212.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

How much regular schooling do you think department store buyers usually have?

 1   Less than a high school diploma
 2   High school diploma or GED
 3   1 year of college
 4   2 years of college
 5   3 years of college
 6   4 years of college or college degree

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Q16-C [Y09213.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Data Entry Operator......

 1   ....operates a machine which sends telegrams and telefaxes
 2   ....enters, modifies, maintains and updates data files
 3   ....operates a cordless telephone switchbord and pushes switch keys to make telephone connections

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Q16-C1 [Y09214.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

How much regular schooling do you think data entry operators usually have?

 1   Less than a high school diploma
 2   High school diploma or GED
 3   1 year of college
 4   2 years of college
 5   3 years of college
 6   4 years of college or college degree

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Q16-D [Y09215.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Fork Lift Operator.......

 1   ....operates a machine that makes a certain kind of agricultural tool
 2   ....operates a freight elevator in a warehouse or factory
 3   ....drives an electrical or gas powered machine to move material in a warehouse or factory

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Q16-D1 [Y09216.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

How much regular schooling do you think fork lift operators usually have?

 1   Less than a high school diploma
 2   High school diploma or GED
 3   1 year of college
 4   2 years of college
 5   3 years of college
 6   4 years of college or college degree

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Q16-E [Y09217.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Medical Illustrator....

 1   ....hands tools and equipment to a surgeon during an operation
 2   ....demonstrates the use of various types of medicine
 3   ....draws pictures that are used to teach anatomy and surgical operating procedures

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Q16-E1 [Y09218.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

How much regular schooling do you think medical illustrators usually have?

 1   Less than a high school diploma
 2   High school diploma or GED
 3   1 year of college
 4   2 years of college
 5   3 years of college
 6   4 years of college or college degree

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Q16-F [Y09219.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Machinist...

 1   ....makes adjustments on automobile, airplane, and tractor engines
 2   ....repairs electrical equipment
 3   ....sets up and operates metal lathes, shapers, grinders, buffers, etc.

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Q16-F1 [Y09220.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

How much regular schooling do you think machinists usually have?

 1   Less than a high school diploma
 2   High school diploma or GED
 3   1 year of college
 4   2 years of college
 5   3 years of college
 6   4 years of college or college degree

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Q16-G [Y09221.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Dietician.....

 1   ....waits on tables in a restaurant
 2   ....suggests exercise for persons who are overweight or sick
 3   ....plans menus for hospitals and schools

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Q16-G1 [Y09222.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

How much regular schooling do you think dieticians usually have?

 1   Less than a high school diploma
 2   High school diploma or GED
 3   1 year of college
 4   2 years of college
 5   3 years of college
 6   4 years of college or college degree

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Q16-H [Y09223.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Economist......

 1   ....prepares menus in a hospital, hotel or other such establishments
 2   ....does research on such matters as general business conditions, unemployment, etc.
 3   ....assists a chemist in developing chemical formulas

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Q16-H1 [Y09224.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

How much regular schooling do you think economists usually have?

 1   Less than a high school diploma
 2   High school diploma or GED
 3   1 year of college
 4   2 years of college
 5   3 years of college
 6   4 years of college or college degree

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Q16-I [Y09225.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Assembler........

 1   ....puts together and fixes machines used on an assembly line
 2   ....takes broken parts off an assembly line and sends them to scrap area
 3   ....works on a production line putting parts together

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Q16-I1 [Y09226.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

How much regular schooling do you think assemblers usually have?

 1   Less than a high school diploma
 2   High school diploma or GED
 3   1 year of college
 4   2 years of college
 5   3 years of college
 6   4 years of college or college degree

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Q16-2 []Section: Attitudes YA18

Now I'd like your opinion on whether people in certain occupations earn more on the average than other occupations. By average we mean the average of all people in this occupation in the entire United States.

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Q16-2A [Y09227.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Who do you think earns more in a year?

A person who is.....

 1   An automobile mechanic OR
 2   An electrician

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Q16-2B [Y09228.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

(Who do you think earns more in a year?)

A person who is.......

 1   A medical doctor OR
 2   A lawyer

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Q16-2C [Y09229.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

(Who do you think earns more in a year?)

A person who is.......

 1   An aeronautical engineer OR
 2   A medical doctor

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Q16-2D [Y09230.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

(Who do you think earns more in a year?)

A person who is.......

 1   A truck driver OR
 2   A grocery store clerk

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Q16-2E [Y09231.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

(Who do you think earns more in a year?)

A person who is.......

 1   An unskilled laborer in a steel mill OR
 2   An unskilled laborer in a shoe factory

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Q16-2F [Y09232.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

(Who do you think earns more in a year?)

A person who is.......

 1   A lawyer OR
 2   A high school teacher

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Q16-2G [Y09233.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

(Who do you think earns more in a year?)

A person who is.......

 1   A high school teacher OR
 2   A janitor

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Q16-2H [Y09234.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

(Who do you think earns more in a year?)

A person who is.......

 1   A janitor OR
 2   A police officer

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Q16-3-LOOP-BEGIN []Section: Attitudes YA18

REPEAT([Attitudes LOOP1 counter])

COMMENT: begin loop about attitude toward certain salaries for certain jobs

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Q16-3AA []Section: Attitudes YA18

([Attitudes LOOP1 counter])

Enter Number: 
If Answer = 2 Then Go To
Q16-3A1
If Answer = 3 Then Go To Q16-3A1

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Q16-3A1 [Y09235.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

([is R currently enrolled] = 1)

COMMENT: is Q4-1 in section 4 in school coded currently enrolled?

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q16-3A2)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-3A2 [Y09238.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

([flag indicating if R would work as a dishwasher([loop counter that is helping determine a skip within this series of questions])]=0)

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q16-3A)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-3A [Y09241.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

If next summer you were offered a full-time job at [$5.15/$8.50/$11.00 per hour()] do you think you would accept it...

...if it were washing dishes?

 1   Yes
 0   No

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Q16-3AAA [Y09244.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

([flag indicating if R would work as a dishwasher([loop counter that is helping determine a skip within this series of questions])]=0)

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q16-3B)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-3B [Y09247.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

If right now you were offered a full-time job at [$5.15/$8.50/$11.00 per hour()] do you think you would accept it

...if it were washing dishes?

 1   Yes
 0   No

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Q16-3B1 [Y09250.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

([flag indicating if R would work in a factory([loop counter that is helping determine a skip within this series of questions])]=0)

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q16-3C)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-3C [Y09253.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

....at [$5.15/$8.50/$11.00 per hour()] if it were working in a factory?

 1   Yes
 0   No

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Q16-3C1 [Y09256.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

([flag indicating if R would work as a cleaning person([loop counter that is helping determine a skip within this series of questions])]=0)

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q16-3D)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-3D [Y09259.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

....at [$5.15/$8.50/$11.00 per hour()] if it were working as a cleaning person?

 1   Yes
 0   No

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Q16-3D1 [Y09262.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

([flag indicating if R would work as a cashier in a supermarket([loop counter that is helping determine a skip within this series of questions])]=0)

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q16-3E)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-3E [Y09265.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

....at [$5.15/$8.50/$11.00 per hour()] if it were working at a check-out counter in a supermarket?

 1   Yes
 0   No

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Q16-3E1 [Y09268.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

([flag indicating if R would work cleaning up neighborhoods([loop counter that is helping determine a skip within this series of questions])]=0)

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q16-3F)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-3F [Y09271.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

....at [$5.15/$8.50/$11.00 per hour()] if it were working cleaning up neighborhoods?

 1   Yes
 0   No

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Q16-3F1 [Y09274.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

([flag indicating if R would work in a fastfood restaurant([loop counter that is helping determine a skip within this series of questions])] = 0)

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q16-3G)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-3G [Y09277.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

....at [$5.15/$8.50/$11.00 per hour()] if it were working at a hamburger place?

 1   Yes
 0   No

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Q16-3G1 [Y09280.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

([flag indicating if R is willing to work in a national park([loop counter that is helping determine a skip within this series of questions])] = 0)

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q16-3H)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-3H [Y09283.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

....at [$5.15/$8.50/$11.00 per hour()] if it were working away from home in a national forest or park?

 1   Yes
 0   No

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Q16-3I [Y09286.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

(([flag indicating if R would work as a dishwasher()] = 0) or ([flag indicating if R would work in a factory()] = 0) or ([flag indicating if R would work as a cleaning person()] = 0) or ([flag indicating if R would work as a cashier in a supermarket()] = 0)
or ([flag indicating if R would work cleaning up neighborhoods()] = 0) or ([flag indicating if R would work in a fastfood restaurant()] = 0) or ([flag indicating if R is willing to work in a national park()] = 0))

 1   CONDITION APPLIES
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Q16-3-LOOP-END []Section: Attitudes YA18

UNTIL([Attitudes LOOP1 counter], (([Attitudes LOOP1 counter]=3) or ([any/no()] = 0)))

COMMENT: End loop if 3rd tme through or there were no "no" responses given to any relevant questions in the loop

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Q16-4A [Y09289.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Please think about what it would be like to have a regular job. If you had a regular job, at what time do you think you would have to go to work?

(ENTER TIME:)

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Q16-4B [Y09290.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

About how many hours do you think you would work at such job each day?

(ENTER HOURS:)

Enter Number: 

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Q16-4C [Y09291.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

About how many days per week do you think you would work?

(ENTER DAYS:)

Enter Number: 

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Q16-5 []Section: Attitudes YA18

(HAND CARD PP) The next series of sentences describes the way some people feel about how much control they have over their lives. After each statement, please tell me whether you strongly disagree, disagree, agree, or strongly agree.....

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Q16-5A [Y09292.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

There is really no way I can solve some of the problems I have.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5B [Y09293.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

Sometimes I feel that I'm being pushed around in life.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5C [Y09294.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

I have little control over the things that happen to me.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5D [Y09295.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

I can do just about anything I really set my mind to.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5E [Y09296.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

I often feel helpless in dealing with the problems of life.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5F [Y09297.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

What happens to me in the future mostly depends on me.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5G [Y09298.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

There is little I can do to change many of the important things in my life.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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PEARLIN_IRT_SCORE_REVISED [Y09298.01]Section: Attitudes YA18

ORIGINAL QUESTION NAME: *CREATED

PEARLIN MASTERY IRT SCORE REVISED

Enter Number: 

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PEARLIN_ZSCORECW [Y09298.02]Section: Attitudes YA18

ORIGINAL QUESTION NAME: *CREATED

PEARLIN CUSTOM WEIGHTED Z SCORE

Enter Number: 

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PEARLIN_ZSCORECW_PERCENTILE [Y09298.03]Section: Attitudes YA18

ORIGINAL QUESTION NAME: *CREATED

PEARLIN PERCENTILE FOR CUSTOM WEIGHTED Z SCORE

Enter Number: 

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Q16-5H []Section: Attitudes YA18

(REFER TO CARD PP) The following statements describe the way some people may feel about themselves. After each statement, please tell me whether you strongly disagree, disagree, agree, or strongly agree....

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Q16-5H-A [Y09299.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

I feel that I'm a person of worth, at least on an equal basis with others.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5H-B [Y09300.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

I feel that I have a number of good qualities.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5H-C [Y09301.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

All in all, I am inclined to feel that I am a failure.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5H-D [Y09302.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

I am able to do things as well as most people.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5H-E [Y09303.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

I feel that I do not have much to be proud of.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5H-F [Y09304.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

I take a positive attitude toward myself.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5H-G [Y09305.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

On the whole, I am satisfied with myself.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5H-H [Y09306.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

I wish I could have more respect for myself.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5H-I [Y09307.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

I certainly feel useless at times.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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Q16-5H-J [Y09308.00]Section: Attitudes YA18

At times I think I am no good at all.

 1   Strongly Disagree
 2   Disagree
 3   Agree
 4   Strongly Agree

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ROSENBERG_IRT_SCORE [Y09308.01]Section: Attitudes YA18

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