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Appendix D: Frequency Tables - National Sample

Appendix D: Frequency Tables - National Sample

Variable name/Question Text or Variable label Unweighted Count/Value Weighted Count/Value Weighted Percentage Standard Error
METRO        
Inside an MSA 848 186575485 81.23 0.989
Outside an MSA 234 43108348 18.77 0.989
Total 1082 229683833 100 0
CENDIV Census Division        
New England 65 13031787 5.67 0.618
Middle Atlantic 160 33665239 14.66 0.875
East North Central 212 41436550 18.04 1.01
West North Central 90 18362411 7.99 0.807
South Atlantic 210 47135621 20.52 1.05
East South Central 51 12661500 5.51 0.556
West South Central 89 17253542 7.51 0.654
Mountain 65 12803699 5.57 0.572
Pacific 140 33333484 14.51 0.953
Total 1082 229683833 100 0
CREGION Census Region        
Northeast 225 46697026 20.33 1.021
Midwest 302 59798961 26.04 1.186
South 350 77050663 33.55 1.217
West 205 46137183 20.09 1.061
Total 1082 229683833 100 0

Section M - Mode Use Questions

Variable name/Question Text or Variable label Unweighted Count/Value Weighted Count/Value Weighted Percentage Standard Error
M1010 During a typical week on how many days do you drive or ride in a car, van, SUV, pickup truck, RV or motorcycle        
Count 1079 229422618    
Mean 5.462 5.687    
Standard error of mean 0.065 0.077    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 4 5    
Median 7 7    
75th percentile 7 7    
Maximum 7 7    
M1020 During a typical week on how many days do you travel by taxi or limousine        
Count 1081 229595684    
Mean 0.073 0.097    
Standard error of mean 0.015 0.027    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 0 0    
Median 0 0    
75th percentile 0 0    
Maximum 7 7    
M1030 During a typical week on how many days do you use public transportation        
Count 1080 229334689    
Mean 0.354 0.42    
Standard error of mean 0.036 0.053    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 0 0    
Median 0 0    
75th percentile 0 0    
Maximum 7 7    
M1040 During a typical week on how many days do you ride a bicycle outdoors for any reason        
Count 1079 229182687    
Mean 0.422 0.489    
Standard error of mean 0.035 0.048    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 0 0    
Median 0 0    
75th percentile 0 0    
Maximum 7 7    

Section L - Community Livability Questions

Variable name/Question Text or Variable label Unweighted Count/Value Weighted Count/Value Weighted Percentage Standard Error
L1000 Which of these categories would you say best represents the type of community where you live?        
Urban area in downtown or city center 104 22089662 9.74 1.206
Urban area not in downtown or city center 237 51916087 22.9 1.725
Suburban 395 87253898 38.48 1.962
Rural 328 65488601 28.88 1.741
Subtotal valid responses 1064 226748248 100  
Don't know 18 2935586    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1020_A How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Side walks, paths or other safe walking routes to shopping, work or schools?        
Very important 677 151931836 66.29 1.834
Somewhat important 216 42859960 18.7 1.514
Somewhat unimportant 18 2889001 1.26 0.377
Not important 166 31495349 13.74 1.306
Subtotal valid responses 1077 229176146 100  
Don't know 5 507688    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1020_B How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Bike lanes or paths to shopping, work or schools?        
Very important 356 83751967 36.61 1.964
Somewhat important 354 75846285 33.16 1.897
Somewhat unimportant 67 15502846 6.78 1.055
Not important 297 53641886 23.45 1.587
Subtotal valid responses 1074 228742984 100  
Don't know 8 940850    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1020_C How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Reliable local bus, rail or ferry transportation that can be reached without driving?        
Very important 506 113397579 49.67 1.99
Somewhat important 261 58395117 25.58 1.737
Somewhat unimportant 56 11110965 4.87 0.832
Not important 251 45404014 19.89 1.475
Subtotal valid responses 1074 228307675 100  
Don't know 6 1191264    
Refused 2 184893    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1020_D How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Reliable long-distance bus or train transportation to and from major metropolitan areas?        
Very important 425 91711386 40.45 1.983
Somewhat important 290 63460737 27.99 1.815
Somewhat unimportant 62 15242556 6.72 1.07
Not important 290 56309805 24.84 1.676
Subtotal valid responses 1067 226724484 100  
Don't know 13 2774456    
Refused 2 184893    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1020_E How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Major roads or highways that access and serve your community?        
Very important 842 178808773 78.17 1.655
Somewhat important 164 37175508 16.25 1.508
Somewhat unimportant 18 4351170 1.9 0.556
Not important 50 8418569 3.68 0.647
Subtotal valid responses 1074 228754020 100  
Don't know 7 766748    
Refused 1 163065    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1020_F How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Easy access to an airport?        
Very important 539 118217187 51.67 2.01
Somewhat important 326 72216285 31.56 1.874
Somewhat unimportant 44 8439695 3.69 0.739
Not important 165 29918813 13.08 1.246
Subtotal valid responses 1074 228791980 100  
Don't know 7 728788    
Refused 1 163065    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1020_G How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Pedestrian-friendly streets or boulevards in the downtown or central business district?        
Very important 610 136290967 59.74 1.943
Somewhat important 274 57991522 25.42 1.739
Somewhat unimportant 38 7121167 3.12 0.636
Not important 152 26734419 11.72 1.178
Subtotal valid responses 1074 228138075 100  
Don't know 7 1382693    
Refused 1 163065    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1020_H How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Adequate parking in the downtown or central business district?        
Very important 674 143532236 62.77 1.95
Somewhat important 270 60406870 26.42 1.816
Somewhat unimportant 26 6329263 2.77 0.678
Not important 105 18379648 8.04 0.986
Subtotal valid responses 1075 228648017 100  
Don't know 6 872750    
Refused 1 163065    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1040_A Drivers of motor vehicles should be allowed to talk on a hand-held cell phone while driving...        
Strongly agree 44 12211198 5.32 0.958
Somewhat agree 130 33608145 14.64 1.511
Somewhat disagree 165 39140637 17.05 1.571
Strongly Disagree 741 144590326 62.99 1.98
Subtotal valid responses 1080 229550306 100  
Don't know 2 133528    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1040_B... Drivers of motor vehicles should be allowed to talk on a cell phone using a hands-free device while driving..        
Strongly agree 247 62788443 27.47 1.866
Somewhat agree 337 76754210 33.58 1.938
Somewhat disagree 191 36965972 16.17 1.405
Strongly Disagree 300 52080467 22.78 1.596
Subtotal valid responses 1075 228589092 100  
Don't know 7 1094741    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1040_C... Drivers of motor vehicles should be allowed to text message on a cell phone, blackberry or similar device while driving        
Strongly agree 18 4837687 2.11 0.618
Somewhat agree 10 3933051 1.72 0.646
Somewhat disagree 53 13354355 5.83 1.069
Strongly Disagree 995 206888002 90.34 1.347
Subtotal valid responses 1076 229013095 100  
Don't know 6 670738    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1040_D... Drivers of motor vehicles should be allowed to eat while driving        
Strongly agree 96 23475276 10.36 1.332
Somewhat agree 288 63442841 28.01 1.797
Somewhat disagree 265 54543658 24.08 1.719
Strongly Disagree 421 85055818 37.55 1.953
Subtotal valid responses 1070 226517593 100  
Don't know 12 3166239    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1040_E... Controls on new cars should be mounted on the steering wheel so that drivers do not have to reach across to operate the radio or other audio player        
Strongly agree 328 79836314 35.88 2.039
Somewhat agree 398 81954712 36.83 1.969
Somewhat disagree 180 34229266 15.38 1.377
Strongly Disagree 131 26487124 11.9 1.258
Subtotal valid responses 1037 222507416 100  
Don't know 43 6883927    
Refused 2 292489    
Total 1082 229683833    
L1040_F... Television and video monitors in cars should be allowed to be mounted in a way that they are visible to drivers of OTHER cars        
Strongly agree 55 15102720 6.79 1.219
Somewhat agree 63 15582816 7.01 1.106
Somewhat disagree 183 44284555 19.91 1.706
Strongly Disagree 743 147419654 66.29 2.017
Subtotal valid responses 1044 222389745 100  
Don't know 36 6918393    
Refused 2 375694    
Total 1082 229683833    

Section J - Journey to Work Items

Variable name/Question Text or Variable label Unweighted Count/Value Weighted Count/Value Weighted Percentage Standard Error
J1010 Last week did you work for pay outside your home        
Yes 501 130098123 56.7 1.956
No 580 99361224 43.3 1.956
Subtotal valid responses 1081 229459347 100  
Don't know 1 224487    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1020 Last week did you perform any volunteer work outside your home        
Yes 141 26142567 26.25 2.507
No 440 73443143 73.75 2.507
Subtotal valid responses 581 99585710 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 501 130098123    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1030 Last week on how many days did you travel from home to work        
Count 499 129771383    
Mean 4.691 4.8    
Standard error of mean 0.057 0.067    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 5 5    
Median 5 5    
75th percentile 5 5    
Maximum 7 7    
J1035 Last week on how many days did you travel from home to your volunteer work place        
Count 139 26075306    
Mean 2.129 2.111    
Standard error of mean 0.123 0.136    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 1 1    
Median 2 2    
75th percentile 3 3    
Maximum 7 7    
J1040_A While travelling from home to work: Drive alone in a company vehicle        
Yes 40 11084300 8.52 1.546
No 461 119013823 91.48 1.546
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098123 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_B While travelling from home to work: Drive with others in a company vehicle        
Yes 23 8175553 6.28 1.569
No 478 121922570 93.72 1.569
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098123 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_C While travelling from home to work: Drive alone in a non-company vehicle        
Yes 418 107387144 82.54 2.159
No 83 22710979 17.46 2.159
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098123 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_D While travelling from home to work: Drive with others in a non-company vehicle        
Yes 73 22555223 17.34 2.239
No 428 107542900 82.66 2.239
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098123 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_E While travelling from home to work: Drive or ride in a carpool or vanpool        
Yes 25 8737456 6.72 1.559
No 475 121202335 93.28 1.559
Subtotal valid responses 500 129939791 100  
Don't know 1 158331    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_F While travelling from home to work: Ride a bus        
Yes 19 6139643 4.72 1.225
No 482 123958479 95.28 1.225
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098122 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_G While travelling from home to work: Ride a subway        
Yes 16 4419051 3.4 1.075
No 485 125679071 96.6 1.075
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098122 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_H While travelling from home to work: Ride a train        
Yes 14 2676278 2.06 0.649
No 487 127421845 97.94 0.649
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098123 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_I While travelling from home to work: Ride a ferry        
Yes 4 1244244 0.96 0.507
No 497 128853879 99.04 0.507
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098123 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_J While travelling from home to work: Ride a bicycle        
Yes 15 4155815 3.19 1.053
No 486 125942308 96.81 1.053
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098123 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_K While travelling from home to work: Walk        
Yes 39 10485470 8.06 1.606
No 462 119612653 91.94 1.606
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098123 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1040_L While travelling from home to work: Used some other mode SPECIFY        
Yes 14 3231332 2.48 0.774
No 487 126866791 97.52 0.774
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098123 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_A While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Drive alone in a company vehicle        
Yes 1 128281 0.49 0.492
No 139 25968852 99.51 0.492
Subtotal valid responses 140 26097133 100  
Don't know 1 45434    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_B While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Drive with others in a company vehicle        
Yes 1 140554 0.54 0.538
No 140 26002013 99.46 0.538
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142567 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_C While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Drive alone in a non-company vehicle        
Yes 104 18264822 69.87 5.212
No 37 7877745 30.13 5.212
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142567 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_D While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Drive with others in a non-company vehicle        
Yes 47 9689676 37.06 5.511
No 94 16452891 62.94 5.511
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142567 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_E While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Drive or rode in a carpool or vanpool        
Yes 6 821922 3.14 1.354
No 135 25320646 96.86 1.354
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142568 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_F While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Ride a bus        
Yes 9 1416585 5.42 2.262
No 132 24725982 94.58 2.262
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142567 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_G While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Ride the subway        
Yes 0 0 0 0
No 141 26142567 100 0
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142567 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_H While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Ride a train        
Yes 1 352597 1.35 1.339
No 140 25789971 98.65 1.339
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142568 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_I While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Ride a ferry        
Yes 0 0 0 0
No 141 26142567 100 0
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142567 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_J While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Ride a bicycle        
Yes 7 1885666 7.21 2.907
No 134 24256902 92.79 2.907
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142568 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_K While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Walk        
Yes 26 4359142 16.67 3.611
No 115 21783425 83.33 3.611
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142567 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1045_L While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Used some other mode SPECIFY        
Yes 4 374756 1.43 0.768
No 137 25767812 98.57 0.768
Subtotal valid responses 141 26142568 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 941 203541266    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1050 Last week how would you rate the level of traffic congestion on your commute to work        
Very congested 75 18411758 11.86 1.654
Moderately congested 170 45114637 29.05 2.362
Slightly congested 139 35755429 23.03 2.221
Not at all congested 252 55995787 36.06 2.371
Subtotal valid responses 636 155277611 100  
Don't know 5 880991    
Refused 1 82088    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1060_A Have you changed your schedule or work hours to improve your commute        
Yes 133 35175142 22.54 2.143
No 508 120853400 77.46 2.143
Subtotal valid responses 641 156028542 100  
Don't know 1 212148    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1060_B Have you moved to a home closer to work to improve your commute        
Yes 31 9677200 6.19 1.358
No 611 146563490 93.81 1.358
Subtotal valid responses 642 156240690 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1060_C Have you moved to a home closer to public transportation to improve your commute        
Yes 16 5363080 3.43 1.067
No 626 150877610 96.57 1.067
Subtotal valid responses 642 156240690 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1060_D Have you changed jobs or left a job to improve your commute        
Yes 29 8007745 5.13 1.135
No 613 148232945 94.87 1.135
Subtotal valid responses 642 156240690 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1060_E Have you changed office locations to improve your commute        
Yes 21 5571863 3.57 0.988
No 621 150668827 96.43 0.988
Subtotal valid responses 642 156240690 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1060_F Have you worked at home instead of your usual work site to improve your commute        
Yes 69 15424031 9.88 1.54
No 572 140640361 90.12 1.54
Subtotal valid responses 641 156064392 100  
Don't know 1 176298    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1060_G Have you paid to use a toll road or toll lane to improve your commute        
Yes 41 11512578 7.37 1.42
No 601 144728112 92.63 1.42
Subtotal valid responses 642 156240690 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1060_H Have you made any other change to improve your commute SPECIFY        
Yes 42 13044048 8.36 1.608
No 599 142969854 91.64 1.608
Subtotal valid responses 641 156013902 100  
Don't know 1 226789    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1065 How often would you say that you made additional stops for some other purpose during your trip to or from work?        
At least half of all commute trips 277 70233234 45.13 2.545
Some but fewer than half of all commute trips 238 57241757 36.78 2.483
No additional trips or almost none 122 28154700 18.09 1.911
Subtotal valid responses 637 155629691 100  
Don't know 4 482543    
Refused 1 128456    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1070 Thinking about the last 12 months would you say the traffic congestion on your commute to work has gotten        
Much better 13 3128281 2.01 0.608
Somewhat better 64 19817093 12.75 1.93
Stayed about the same 419 96534668 62.1 2.527
Somewhat worse 114 28433756 18.29 1.978
Much worse 27 7546856 4.85 1.164
Subtotal valid responses 637 155460654 100  
Don't know 5 780035    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 440 73443143    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1080 Is at least part of the work that you do in your main job something you could do at home        
Yes 150 33227168 25.54 2.335
No 351 96870955 74.46 2.335
Subtotal valid responses 501 130098123 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 581 99585710    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1090 Does your main employer allow workers to sometimes work at home instead of coming into the work place        
Yes 93 20338402 62.65 5.075
No 53 12126809 37.35 5.075
Subtotal valid responses 146 32465211 100  
Don't know 4 761956    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 932 196456665    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1100 Last week did you work at home instead of traveling to your usual workplace of your main job        
Yes 25 5642580 26.74 5.927
No 72 15457778 73.26 5.927
Subtotal valid responses 97 21100358 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 985 208583475    
Total 1082 229683833    
J1110_A Last week on how many days did you work at home instead of going to your usual workplace of your main job        
Count 25 5642580    
Mean 2.56 1.945    
Standard error of mean 0.424 0.477    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 1 1    
Median 2 1    
75th percentile 4.5 2    
Maximum 7 7    
J1120_A What is your primary reason for working at home instead of traveling to your usual work place of your main job        
Convenience 5 705779 12.51 6.133
Saves the company money 0 0 0 0
Saves me money 1 88149 1.56 1.594
Saves me time 3 1226764 21.74 12.995
To avoid congestion 0 0 0 0
Allows me to take care of family members to be home when kids come home 3 1262446 22.37 13.616
I don't live in the same area as the company I work for 0 0 0 0
I work for multiple businesses 1 155587 2.76 2.784
I get more work done at home 2 263969 4.68 4.033
For health reasons/disability reasons 1 232540 4.12 4.105
Lack of transportation 0 0 0 0
Other 9 1707347 30.26 10.843
Subtotal valid responses 25 5642581 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 1057 224041253    
Total 1082 229683833    

Section T - TSA Items

Variable name/Question Text or Variable label Unweighted Count/Value Weighted Count/Value Weighted Percentage Standard Error
T1010 During the last 12 months have you flown on a commercial airline        
Yes 414 91510523 39.85 1.961
No 667 138115726 60.15 1.961
Subtotal valid responses 1081 229626249 100  
Don't know 1 57583    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1020 During September 2009 did you fly on a commercial airline        
Yes 126 27733651 30.29 2.96
No 289 63834456 69.71 2.96
Subtotal valid responses 415 91568107 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 667 138115726    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1030 How many days in September 2009 did you fly on a commercial airline        
Count 126 27733651    
Mean 2.81 2.981    
Standard error of mean 0.214 0.32    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 2 2    
Median 2 2    
75th percentile 3 3    
Maximum 15 15    
T1040 In what month and year was your most recent commercial airline flight that departed from a U.S. airport?        
Less than three month ago 111 24931443 27.37 2.901
More than three month ago but less than a year ago 273 60634090 66.57 3.042
One year ago 10 2191511 2.41 1.116
More than one year ago 19 3321375 3.65 1.026
Subtotal valid responses 413 91078419 100  
Don't know 1 374521    
Refused 1 115166    
Appropriate skip 667 138115726    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1060 Created variable for total time waiting for security screening in minutes        
Count 395 87872211    
Mean 13.294 15.433    
Standard error of mean 0.754 1.346    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 5 5    
Median 10 10    
75th percentile 15 20    
Maximum 120 120    
T1080 For your most recent flight was the amount of time you spent waiting in line to get to the passenger security screening checkpoint        
Much shorter than expected 44 10135308 11.55 2.083
Shorter than expected 108 22372600 25.51 2.893
About what you expected 214 47963869 54.68 3.289
Longer than you expected 21 5201687 5.93 1.668
Much longer than you expected 7 2043158 2.33 0.991
You had no expectation 0 0 0 0
Subtotal valid responses 394 87716622 100  
Don't know 2 530108    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1070 For your most recent flight how satisfied were you overall with your experience at the passenger security screening checkpoint        
Very satisfied 130 28980194 33.04 3.125
Satisfied 224 51122124 58.28 3.23
Dissatisfied 28 5750888 6.56 1.475
Very dissatisfied 12 1870499 2.13 0.669
Subtotal valid responses 394 87723705 100.01  
Don't know 2 523027    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1090 For your most recent flight how satisfied were you with the time it took to screen you and your carry-on items        
Very satisfied 138 30137506 34.3 3.091
Satisfied 232 52765868 60.05 3.179
Dissatisfied 15 3107231 3.54 1.046
Very dissatisfied 10 1861606 2.12 0.797
Subtotal valid responses 395 87872211 100.01  
Don't know 1 374521    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1100 For your most recent flight were you selected for additional screening at the passenger security screening checkpoint        
Yes 65 12990620 14.8 2.173
No 329 74756611 85.2 2.173
Subtotal valid responses 394 87747231 100  
Don't know 2 499501    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1102_A Why you believe you were selected for additional screening. Would you say it was for        
Medical reasons 19 2901185 22.36 6.088
Travel documents 0 0 0 0
Clothing 9 2282342 17.59 5.867
Randomly selected 24 5565793 42.9 7.971
Another reason 12 2224076 17.14 5.756
Subtotal valid responses 64 12973396 99.99  
Don't know 3 516724    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 1015 216193712    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1104 Did you make a complaint about receiving additional passenger screening at the security checkpoint?        
Yes 2 192766 1.42 1.03
No 64 13342562 98.58 1.03
Subtotal valid responses 66 13535328 100  
Don't know 2 499501    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 1014 215649004    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1106 How satisfied are you with the resolution of your complaint        
Very satisfied 0 0 0 0
Satisfied 0 0 0 0
Dissatisfied 0 0 0 0
Very dissatisfied 1 80650 41.84 34.413
Does not apply 1 112117 58.16 34.413
Subtotal valid responses 2 192767 100  
Don't know 2 499501    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 1078 228991566    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1110 For your most recent flight would you say the passenger screening you experienced at the security checkpoint was        
Excessive 20 4786587 5.45 1.585
Appropriate 364 81601235 92.93 1.674
Inadequate 10 1423810 1.62 0.572
Subtotal valid responses 394 87811632 100  
Don't know 2 435099    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1120 How satisfied were you with the courtesy of the Transportation Security Officers at the passenger security screening checkpoint        
Very satisfied 135 27504068 31.3 2.961
Satisfied 229 54219875 61.7 3.12
Dissatisfied 26 5171073 5.88 1.35
Very dissatisfied 5 977194 1.11 0.529
Subtotal valid responses 395 87872210 99.99  
Don't know 1 374521    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1170 What is your level of confidence in the ability of the Transportation Security Officers to keep air travel secure        
No confidence 11 1482909 1.69 0.608
A small amount of confidence 51 11723763 13.33 2.155
A moderate amount of confidence 195 41511460 47.18 3.26
A great deal of confidence 113 28260210 32.12 3.227
Total confidence 24 4998998 5.68 1.434
Subtotal valid responses 394 87977340 100  
Don't know 2 269392    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1124 How confident are you in the ability of the equipment used to screen passengers and carry-on bags to keep air travel secure?        
No confidence 4 418707 0.48 0.254
A small amount of confidence 40 8492300 9.8 1.778
A moderate amount of confidence 206 43497789 50.18 3.325
A great deal of confidence 114 28368115 32.72 3.181
Total confidence 24 5911941 6.82 1.92
Subtotal valid responses 388 86688852 100  
Don't know 8 1557879    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1128 How confident are you in the ability of the equipment used to screen checked bags?        
No confidence 9 2324587 2.74 1.125
A small amount of confidence 42 9998308 11.78 2.217
A moderate amount of confidence 191 38507754 45.37 3.326
A great deal of confidence 110 28525939 33.61 3.254
Total confidence 23 5525119 6.51 1.9
Subtotal valid responses 375 84881707 100.01  
Don't know 21 3365024    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1130 How informed do you feel you are about passenger security screening procedures        
Very well informed 138 30017337 34.04 3.121
Moderately well informed 175 39222126 44.48 3.249
Slightly informed 69 15785517 17.9 2.425
Not at all informed 13 3156391 3.58 1.235
Subtotal valid responses 395 88181371 100  
Don't know 1 65359    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1140_A Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Transportation Security Administration website blog        
Yes 47 13345552 15.12 2.531
No 349 74901180 84.88 2.531
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246732 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1140_B Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: My own travel experience        
Yes 89 23365551 26.48 3.133
No 307 64881181 73.52 3.133
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246732 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1140_C Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Airline or travel agent website        
Yes 115 25911129 29.36 2.942
No 281 62335602 70.64 2.942
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246731 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1140_D Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Placed a call or email to the airline        
Yes 7 1356073 1.54 0.639
No 389 86890658 98.46 0.639
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246731 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1140_E Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Placed a call or email to a travel agent        
Yes 3 319187 0.36 0.224
No 393 87927545 99.64 0.224
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246732 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1140_F Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Printed material such as brochure or pamphlet        
Yes 30 6030253 6.83 1.583
No 366 82216479 93.17 1.583
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246732 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1140_G Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Signs displayed at airport        
Yes 106 24928224 28.25 2.911
No 290 63318508 71.75 2.911
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246732 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1140_H Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Radio, television, or newspaper        
Yes 137 28014001 31.75 2.975
No 259 60232731 68.25 2.975
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246732 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1140_I Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Friends, family, word of mouth        
Yes 60 11237272 12.73 1.954
No 336 77009460 87.27 1.954
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246732 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1140_J Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Some other source: specify        
Yes 56 9916101 11.24 1.874
No 340 78330631 88.76 1.874
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246732 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1154 How satisfied are you with your accessibility to information about airport screening procedures        
Very satisfied 86 19421659 22.9 2.87
Satisfied 244 54044040 63.73 3.261
Dissatisfied 36 8124477 9.58 1.891
Very dissatisfied 11 3206558 3.78 1.528
Subtotal valid responses 377 84796734 99.99  
Don't know 18 3377222    
Refused 1 72776    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1156 For your most recent flight did you request an explanation of security procedures        
Yes 17 2153399 2.44 0.674
No 379 86093333 97.56 0.674
Subtotal valid responses 396 88246732 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 686 141437101    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1158 How satisfied were you with the way the security procedures were explained to you        
Very satisfied 3 380541 17.67 10.466
Satisfied 8 886264 41.16 13.175
Dissatisfied 4 468805 21.77 10.558
Very dissatisfied 2 417789 19.4 12.988
Subtotal valid responses 17 2153399 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 1065 227530434    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1160 What is your level of confidence in the ability of the flight crew to defend an aircraft and its passengers        
No confidence 68 15730791 7.21 1.09
A small amount of confidence 197 48411254 22.17 1.782
A moderate amount of confidence 434 89950951 41.2 2.031
A great deal of confidence 234 46350553 21.23 1.643
Total confidence 90 17875807 8.19 1.121
Subtotal valid responses 1023 218319356 100  
Don't know 57 10567933    
Refused 2 796543    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1165 What is your level of confidence in the ability of the Federal Air Marshals to defend an aircraft and its passengers        
No confidence 38 8417044 3.83 0.774
A small amount of confidence 103 20147213 9.17 1.131
A moderate amount of confidence 372 80338459 36.57 2.008
A great deal of confidence 378 82030361 37.34 2.009
Total confidence 139 28752598 13.09 1.354
Subtotal valid responses 1030 219685675 100  
Don't know 48 8928097    
Refused 4 1070061    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1180 Should passengers be allowed to use their cell phones during a flight        
Definitely should 201 47882778 20.96 1.659
Probably should 289 62282045 27.27 1.815
Not sure 131 27837489 12.19 1.325
Probably should not 180 40989366 17.95 1.636
Definitely should not 268 49404867 21.63 1.571
Subtotal valid responses 1069 228396545 100  
Don't know 12 1178810    
Refused 1 108479    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1200 During September 2009 did you use a subway system or elevated train        
Yes 109 25146137 10.95 1.25
No 973 204537696 89.05 1.25
Subtotal valid responses 1082 229683833 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1205 How secure did you feel when you used the subway or elevated train        
Very secure 47 10109228 40.2 6.014
Moderately secure 27 5117161 20.35 4.834
Somewhat secure 25 6864899 27.3 5.678
Not at all secure 10 3054849 12.15 4.06
Subtotal valid responses 109 25146137 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 973 204537696    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1210 During September 2009 did you use a water ferry or water taxi        
Yes 42 10234432 4.46 0.855
No 1039 219376624 95.54 0.855
Subtotal valid responses 1081 229611056 100  
Don't know 1 72776    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1215 How secure did you feel when you used water ferry or water taxi        
Very secure 30 6780863 68.77 9.705
Moderately secure 9 2823839 28.64 9.668
Somewhat secure 2 255209 2.59 1.97
Not at all secure 0 0 0 0
Subtotal valid responses 41 9859911 100  
Don't know 1 374521    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 1040 219449401    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1220 During September 2009 did you use a light rail or streetcar        
Yes 66 13498234 5.89 0.931
No 1014 215636686 94.11 0.931
Subtotal valid responses 1080 229134920 100  
Don't know 2 548912    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1225 How secure did you feel when you used light rail or streetcar        
Very secure 29 6879041 50.96 8.197
Moderately secure 21 3574229 26.48 6.481
Somewhat secure 11 1651270 12.23 4.192
Not at all secure 5 1393694 10.33 5.459
Subtotal valid responses 66 13498234 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 1016 216185599    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1230 During September 2009 did you use a commuter rail or long distance train        
Yes 63 14265027 6.21 1.009
No 1019 215418806 93.79 1.009
Subtotal valid responses 1082 229683833 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1235 How secure did you feel when you used commuter rail or long distance train?        
Very secure 32 7864687 55.13 8.338
Moderately secure 17 3297495 23.12 6.88
Somewhat secure 12 2540306 17.81 6.058
Not at all secure 2 562538 3.94 2.814
Subtotal valid responses 63 14265026 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 1019 215418806    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1250 During September 2009 did you travel by transit bus, commuter bus, or inter-city motor coach?        
Yes 135 30670726 13.35 1.392
No 947 199013107 86.65 1.392
Subtotal valid responses 1082 229683833 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1255 How secure did you feel when you travelled by transit bus, commuter bus, or inter-city motor coach?        
Very secure 78 19195224 62.58 5.306
Moderately secure 35 6382228 20.81 3.972
Somewhat secure 15 3267935 10.65 3.318
Not at all secure 7 1825339 5.95 3.146
Subtotal valid responses 135 30670726 99.99  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 947 199013107    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1280 What is your level of confidence that security procedures for public transit will keep you safe from individuals with hostile intentions        
No confidence 29 4682651 7.93 1.682
A small amount of confidence 60 13546263 22.95 3.352
A moderate amount of confidence 103 26119074 44.26 4.175
A great deal of confidence 50 11793964 19.98 3.329
Total confidence 13 2872561 4.87 1.705
Subtotal valid responses 255 59014513 99.99  
Don't know 6 1368567    
Refused 1 134158    
Appropriate skip 820 169166594    
Total 1082 229683833    
T1300 How much additional time would you be willing to spend in transit on public transportation for increased security measures under elevated threat conditions        
No additional time 46 10632556 19.11 3.318
1 - 5 minutes 32 9329322 16.77 3.429
6 - 10 minutes 37 9819149 17.65 3.366
11 - 15 minutes 27 7452115 13.4 3.185
16 - 20 minutes 8 2030025 3.65 1.769
More than 20 minutes 86 16369113 29.42 3.603
Subtotal valid responses 236 55632280 100  
Don't know 26 4884958    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 820 169166594    
Total 1082 229683833    

Section D - Demographic Questions

Variable name/Question Text or Variable label Unweighted Count/Value Weighted Count/Value Weighted Percentage Standard Error
D1010 How many vehicles are owned, leased or available for regular use by the people who currently live in your household        
Count 1079 229298562    
Mean 2.092 2.39    
Standard error of mean 0.04 0.061    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 1 2    
Median 2 2    
75th percentile 3 3    
Maximum 10 10    
D1020 Do you have a medical condition that makes it difficult to travel outside the home        
Yes 133 20821847 9.1 1.007
No 946 207984584 90.9 1.007
Subtotal valid responses 1079 228806431 100  
Don't know 2 184970    
Refused 1 692432    
Total 1082 229683833    
D1040 Age Range of Respondents        
18 to 24 30 16877525 7.43 1.455
25 to 34 81 41730189 18.36 1.995
35 to 44 137 36965182 16.26 1.433
45 to 54 226 47530841 20.91 1.496
55 to 64 214 38669427 17.01 1.342
65 to 74 198 25697638 11.31 1.014
75 or older 179 19811178 8.72 0.767
Subtotal valid responses 1065 227281980 100  
Don't know 2 336730    
Refused 15 2065123    
Total 1082 229683833    
D1050 Gender        
Male 460 111884514 48.71 2.02
Female 622 117799319 51.29 2.02
Subtotal valid responses 1082 229683833 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Total 1082 229683833    
D1060 Do you consider yourself to be Spanish Hispanic or Latino        
Yes 84 30460043 13.37 1.494
No 990 197375614 86.63 1.494
Subtotal valid responses 1074 227835657 100  
Don't know 4 637573    
Refused 4 1210603    
Total 1082 229683833    
D1070_A White        
Yes 917 182604615 80.29 1.72
No 152 44813982 19.71 1.72
Subtotal valid responses 1069 227418597 100  
Don't know 3 545406    
Refused 10 1719831    
Total 1082 229683833    
D1070_B Black or African American        
Yes 103 30096740 13.29 1.474
No 963 196306678 86.71 1.474
Subtotal valid responses 1069 227418597 100  
Don't know 4 590839    
Refused 12 2689575    
Total 1082 229683833    
D1070_C American Indian or Alaska Native (Eskimo, Aleut)        
Yes 60 8378270 3.71 0.625
No 1003 217333591 96.29 0.625
Subtotal valid responses 1063 225711861 100  
Don't know 6 1051587    
Refused 13 2920386    
Total 1082 229683833    
D1070_D Asian (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese)        
Yes 28 4365492 1.93 0.417
No 1036 221571159 98.07 0.417
Subtotal valid responses 1064 225936651 100  
Don't know 5 826795    
Refused 13 2920386    
Total 1082 229683833    
D1070_E Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Guamanian, Chamorro, Samoan)        
Yes 9 1793233 0.79 0.321
No 1054 223971138 99.21 0.321
Subtotal valid responses 1063 225764371 100  
Don't know 5 883910    
Refused 14 3035552    
Total 1082 229683833    
D1070_F Other race        
Yes 72 12677331 5.61 0.882
No 991 213235391 94.39 0.882
Subtotal valid responses 1063 225912722 100  
Don't know 6 886956    
Refused 13 2884155    
Total 1082 229683833    
RACEETH Race/ethnicity        
Hispanic 84 30460043 13.44 1.501
White, nonhispanic 780 155654907 68.67 1.906
Black, nonhispanic 77 26086935 11.51 1.431
Other, nonhispanic 125 14464873 6.38 0.68
Total 1066 226666759 100 0
D1080 What is the highest level of education you have completed        
Less than high school graduate 86 15408093 6.74 0.897
High school graduate (or GED) 287 63597991 27.81 1.829
Some college (or technical vocational school/professional business school 226 48262319 21.1 1.667
Two-year college degree (AA: Associate in Arts) 107 23196589 10.14 1.258
Four-year college degree (BA or BS: Bachelor of Arts/Science degree) 199 42639226 18.64 1.543
Graduate degree (Master's PhD, Lawyer, Medical Doctor) 171 35608024 15.57 1.432
Subtotal valid responses 1076 228712242 100  
Don't know 2 341111    
Refused 4 630479    
Total 1082 229683833    
D1090 Please stop me when I reach the category that includes your households total annual income for last calendar year        
Under $15,000 110 20227565 10.4 1.328
From $15,000 to less than $30,000 156 33947969 17.45 1.744
From $30,000 to less than $50,000 189 38205731 19.64 1.731
From $50,000 to less than $75,000 177 38523235 19.8 1.714
From $75,000 to less than $100,000 112 27407946 14.09 1.572
From $100,000 to less than $125,000 63 13795426 7.09 1.1
$125,000 or more 93 22429365 11.53 1.345
Subtotal valid responses 900 194537237 100  
Don't know 65 15886507    
Refused 117 19260088    
Total 1082 229683833