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Appendix E: Frequency Tables - Sample of Targeted MSAs

Appendix E: Frequency Tables - Sample of Targeted MSAs

Variable name/Question Text or Variable label Unweighted Count/Value Weighted Count/Value Weighted Percentage Standard Error
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 55 4944458 9.03 0.948
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 51 4194024 7.66 0.848
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 109 7131487 13.02 1.038
Los Angeles-Long Beach- Santa Ana , CA 99 9322967 17.02 1.15
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 46 3149320 5.75 0.716
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 170 13300858 24.29 1.234
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 83 4426808 8.08 0.776
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 42 3075706 5.62 0.675
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 65 5223131 9.54 0.92
Total 720 54768758 100 0
METRO        
Inside an MSA 720 54768758 100 0
Outside an MSA 0 0 0 0
Total 720 54768758 100 0
CENDIV Census Division        
New England 51 4194024 7.66 0.848
Middle Atlantic 245 17336110 31.65 1.384
East North Central 109 7131487 13.02 1.038
West North Central 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 174 13708464 25.03 1.376
East South Central 0 0 0 0
West South Central 0 0 0 0
Mountain 0 0 0 0
Pacific 141 12398673 22.64 1.269
Total 720 54768758 100 0
CREGION Census Region        
Northeast 296 21530134 39.31 1.481
Midwest 109 7131487 13.02 1.038
South 174 13708464 25.03 1.376
West 141 12398673 22.64 1.269
Total 720 54768758 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 720 54768758    
Mean 5.157 5.251    
Standard error of mean 0.09 0.121    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 4 4    
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 720 54768758    
Mean 0.117 0.106    
Standard error of mean 0.021 0.022    
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 719 54671882    
Mean 0.854 1.059    
Standard error of mean 0.066 0.099    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 0 0    
Median 0 0    
75th percentile 0 1    
Maximum 7 7    
M1040 During a typical week on how many days do you ride a bicycle outdoors for any reason        
Count 720 54768758    
Mean 0.425 0.455    
Standard error of mean 0.042 0.054    
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 93 8060646 14.96 1.813
Urban area not in downtown or city center 173 13562732 25.17 2.145
Suburban 375 27217113 50.52 2.419
Rural 69 5038466 9.35 1.354
Subtotal valid responses 710 53878957 100  
Don't know 10 889801    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
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 549 41344757 75.54 2.084
Somewhat important 112 9789536 17.89 1.951
Somewhat unimportant 8 423062 0.77 0.29
Not important 50 3177921 5.81 0.976
Subtotal valid responses 719 54735276 100  
Don't know 1 33482    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
L1020_B How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Bike lanes or paths to shopping, work or schools?        
Very important 288 21472445 39.68 2.329
Somewhat important 245 20447795 37.79 2.397
Somewhat unimportant 35 2623495 4.85 1.097
Not important 143 9564973 17.68 1.71
Subtotal valid responses 711 54108708 100  
Don't know 9 660049    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
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 424 31530638 57.66 2.395
Somewhat important 173 14594459 26.69 2.196
Somewhat unimportant 27 2299163 4.2 1.126
Not important 94 6263136 11.45 1.353
Subtotal valid responses 718 54687396 100  
Don't know 2 81362    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
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 398 30296988 55.38 2.388
Somewhat important 190 14409115 26.34 2.116
Somewhat unimportant 36 3674539 6.72 1.385
Not important 94 6323579 11.56 1.399
Subtotal valid responses 718 54704221 100  
Don't know 2 64537    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
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 570 42887078 78.46 2.033
Somewhat important 113 8784457 16.07 1.8
Somewhat unimportant 8 617882 1.13 0.453
Not important 27 2374326 4.34 1.093
Subtotal valid responses 718 54663743 100  
Don't know 2 105014    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
L1020_F How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Easy access to an airport?        
Very important 414 31127558 56.87 2.398
Somewhat important 227 17777959 32.48 2.258
Somewhat unimportant 19 1741720 3.18 0.972
Not important 59 4088279 7.47 1.212
Subtotal valid responses 719 54735516 100  
Don't know 1 33242    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
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 456 35201632 64.55 2.288
Somewhat important 189 14506131 26.6 2.139
Somewhat unimportant 23 1858862 3.41 0.922
Not important 47 2967584 5.44 0.922
Subtotal valid responses 715 54534209 100  
Don't know 5 234549    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
L1020_H How important each transportation option is to have in your community: Adequate parking in the downtown or central business district?        
Very important 509 39178565 71.78 2.103
Somewhat important 146 11034158 20.22 1.867
Somewhat unimportant 12 1164652 2.13 0.801
Not important 49 3202951 5.87 0.953
Subtotal valid responses 716 54580326 100  
Don't know 4 188432    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
L1040_A Drivers of motor vehicles should be allowed to talk on a hand-held cell phone while driving...        
Strongly agree 19 1141988 2.09 0.553
Somewhat agree 76 7782326 14.21 1.824
Somewhat disagree 78 7147833 13.05 1.714
Strongly Disagree 547 38696612 70.65 2.277
Subtotal valid responses 720 54768759 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
L1040_B... Drivers of motor vehicles should be allowed to talk on a cell phone using a hands-free device while driving..        
Strongly agree 167 15026029 27.59 2.246
Somewhat agree 241 19020657 34.92 2.328
Somewhat disagree 103 7496905 13.76 1.575
Strongly Disagree 204 12923103 23.73 1.943
Subtotal valid responses 715 54466694 100  
Don't know 5 302064    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
L1040_C... Drivers of motor vehicles should be allowed to text message on a cell phone, blackberry or similar device while driving        
Strongly agree 14 686130 1.25 0.387
Somewhat agree 13 1861228 3.4 1.105
Somewhat disagree 33 3661349 6.69 1.438
Strongly Disagree 659 48526808 88.66 1.78
Subtotal valid responses 719 54735515 100  
Don't know 1 33242    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
L1040_D... Drivers of motor vehicles should be allowed to eat while driving        
Strongly agree 57 5227567 9.56 1.443
Somewhat agree 178 15206591 27.82 2.218
Somewhat disagree 179 12843989 23.5 1.986
Strongly Disagree 303 21380733 39.12 2.344
Subtotal valid responses 717 54658880 100  
Don't know 3 109878    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
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 238 18434373 34.46 2.363
Somewhat agree 272 21226556 39.68 2.413
Somewhat disagree 102 7254589 13.56 1.589
Strongly Disagree 85 6582439 12.3 1.598
Subtotal valid responses 697 53497957 100  
Don't know 21 1206456    
Refused 2 64344    
Total 720 54768758    
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 37 3395149 6.37 1.319
Somewhat agree 43 4273245 8.02 1.486
Somewhat disagree 124 11533168 21.65 2.177
Strongly Disagree 491 34071583 63.96 2.482
Subtotal valid responses 695 53273145 100  
Don't know 25 1495612    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    

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 397 34715598 63.5 2.268
No 321 19953390 36.5 2.268
Subtotal valid responses 718 54668988 100  
Don't know 2 99770    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
J1020 Last week did you perform any volunteer work outside your home        
Yes 82 5196378 25.95 3.207
No 240 14828019 74.05 3.207
Subtotal valid responses 322 20024397 100  
Don't know 1 28762    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 397 34715598    
Total 720 54768758    
J1030 Last week on how many days did you travel from home to work        
Count 396 34668087    
Mean 4.591 4.74    
Standard error of mean 0.065 0.076    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 4 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 82 5196378    
Mean 1.951 2.141    
Standard error of mean 0.15 0.238    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 1 1    
Median 2 2    
75th percentile 3 3    
Maximum 6 6    
J1040_A While travelling from home to work: Drive alone in a company vehicle        
Yes 25 2881275 8.3 1.969
No 372 31834323 91.7 1.969
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_B While travelling from home to work: Drive with others in a company vehicle        
Yes 22 2225684 6.41 1.688
No 375 32489914 93.59 1.688
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_C While travelling from home to work: Drive alone in a non-company vehicle        
Yes 302 25834252 74.42 2.772
No 95 8881346 25.58 2.772
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_D While travelling from home to work: Drive with others in a non-company vehicle        
Yes 53 4786562 13.79 2.139
No 344 29929036 86.21 2.139
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_E While travelling from home to work: Drive or ride in a carpool or vanpool        
Yes 15 1495302 4.31 1.44
No 382 33220296 95.69 1.44
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_F While travelling from home to work: Ride a bus        
Yes 38 3808644 11 1.96
No 358 30812313 89 1.96
Subtotal valid responses 396 34620957 100  
Don't know 1 94641    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_G While travelling from home to work: Ride a subway        
Yes 41 4236960 12.2 2.1
No 356 30478638 87.8 2.1
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_H While travelling from home to work: Ride a train        
Yes 29 2656933 7.65 1.6
No 368 32058665 92.35 1.6
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_I While travelling from home to work: Ride a ferry        
Yes 5 378577 1.09 0.501
No 392 34337021 98.91 0.501
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_J While travelling from home to work: Ride a bicycle        
Yes 13 1413585 4.07 1.475
No 384 33302013 95.93 1.475
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_K While travelling from home to work: Walk        
Yes 55 5591126 16.11 2.408
No 342 29124472 83.89 2.408
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1040_L While travelling from home to work: Used some other mode SPECIFY        
Yes 7 589709 1.7 0.734
No 390 34125889 98.3 0.734
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_A While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Drive alone in a company vehicle        
Yes 2 241435 4.65 3.293
No 80 4954944 95.35 3.293
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196379 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_B While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Drive with others in a company vehicle        
Yes 2 240845 4.63 3.286
No 80 4955534 95.37 3.286
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196379 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_C While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Drive alone in a non-company vehicle        
Yes 60 3959489 76.2 5.561
No 22 1236890 23.8 5.561
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196379 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_D While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Drive with others in a non-company vehicle        
Yes 15 1382457 26.6 6.853
No 67 3813921 73.4 6.853
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196378 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_E While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Drive or rode in a carpool or vanpool        
Yes 5 420027 8.08 3.545
No 77 4776352 91.92 3.545
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196379 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_F While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Ride a bus        
Yes 10 594728 11.45 4.375
No 72 4601650 88.55 4.375
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196378 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_G While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Ride the subway        
Yes 4 204814 3.94 2.206
No 78 4991565 96.06 2.206
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196379 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_H While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Ride a train        
Yes 7 524373 10.09 4.261
No 75 4672005 89.91 4.261
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196378 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_I While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Ride a ferry        
Yes 2 157665 3.03 2.179
No 80 5038714 96.97 2.179
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196379 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_J While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Ride a bicycle        
Yes 8 537202 10.34 4.04
No 74 4659176 89.66 4.04
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196378 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_K While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Walk        
Yes 24 1351764 26.01 5.661
No 58 3844614 73.99 5.661
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196378 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1045_L While traveling from home to volunteer work place: Used some other mode SPECIFY        
Yes 4 175329 3.37 1.869
No 78 5021050 96.63 1.869
Subtotal valid responses 82 5196379 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 638 49572380    
Total 720 54768758    
J1050 Last week how would you rate the level of traffic congestion on your commute to work        
Very congested 84 7329124 18.7 2.334
Moderately congested 152 13618982 34.75 2.851
Slightly congested 107 8989158 22.94 2.429
Not at all congested 123 9248824 23.6 2.371
Subtotal valid responses 466 39186088 100  
Don't know 12 692405    
Refused 1 33482    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
J1060_A Have you changed your schedule or work hours to improve your commute        
Yes 112 9493008 23.78 2.397
No 367 30418968 76.22 2.397
Subtotal valid responses 479 39911976 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
J1060_B Have you moved to a home closer to work to improve your commute        
Yes 28 3191728 8 1.718
No 451 36720248 92 1.718
Subtotal valid responses 479 39911976 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
J1060_C Have you moved to a home closer to public transportation to improve your commute        
Yes 20 2233871 5.6 1.532
No 459 37678105 94.4 1.532
Subtotal valid responses 479 39911976 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
J1060_D Have you changed jobs or left a job to improve your commute        
Yes 28 3044862 7.63 1.632
No 451 36867114 92.37 1.632
Subtotal valid responses 479 39911976 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
J1060_E Have you changed office locations to improve your commute        
Yes 22 2027291 5.08 1.219
No 457 37884685 94.92 1.219
Subtotal valid responses 479 39911976 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
J1060_F Have you worked at home instead of your usual work site to improve your commute        
Yes 70 5101664 12.8 1.79
No 408 34761874 87.2 1.79
Subtotal valid responses 478 39863538 100  
Don't know 1 48438    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
J1060_G Have you paid to use a toll road or toll lane to improve your commute        
Yes 63 5180214 12.98 1.914
No 416 34731763 87.02 1.914
Subtotal valid responses 479 39911977 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
J1060_H Have you made any other change to improve your commute SPECIFY        
Yes 42 4030306 10.12 1.836
No 436 35797321 89.88 1.836
Subtotal valid responses 478 39827627 100  
Don't know 1 84349    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
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 172 14145851 35.55 2.772
Some but fewer than half of all commute trips 192 16791017 42.2 2.885
No additional trips or almost none 112 8851524 22.25 2.334
Subtotal valid responses 476 39788392 100  
Don't know 3 123584    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
J1070 Thinking about the last 12 months would you say the traffic congestion on your commute to work has gotten        
Much better 9 554499 1.4 0.517
Somewhat better 48 4184146 10.56 1.809
Stayed about the same 290 24085688 60.76 2.853
Somewhat worse 97 8222601 20.74 2.36
Much worse 29 2594330 6.54 1.544
Subtotal valid responses 473 39641264 100  
Don't know 5 242086    
Refused 1 28627    
Appropriate skip 241 14856782    
Total 720 54768758    
J1080 Is at least part of the work that you do in your main job something you could do at home        
Yes 135 10479206 30.19 2.84
No 262 24236392 69.81 2.84
Subtotal valid responses 397 34715598 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 323 20053160    
Total 720 54768758    
J1090 Does your main employer allow workers to sometimes work at home instead of coming into the work place        
Yes 98 7339672 70.84 5.382
No 35 3021166 29.16 5.382
Subtotal valid responses 133 10360838 100  
Don't know 2 118368    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 585 44289552    
Total 720 54768758    
J1100 Last week did you work at home instead of traveling to your usual workplace of your main job        
Yes 36 2297552 30.81 5.457
No 64 5160488 69.19 5.457
Subtotal valid responses 100 7458040 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 620 47310718    
Total 720 54768758    
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 36 2297552    
Mean 2.139 1.974    
Standard error of mean 0.246 0.232    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 1 1    
Median 2 1.852    
75th percentile 3 3    
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 12 603232 26.26 8.053
Saves the company money 0 0 0 0
Saves me money 3 152501 6.64 3.924
Saves me time 0 0 0 0
To avoid congestion 4 546120 23.77 10.141
Allows me to take care of family members to be home when kids come home 1 62369 2.71 2.695
I don't live in the same area as the company I work for 0 0 0 0
I work for multiple businesses 0 0 0 0
I get more work done at home 2 40797 1.78 1.348
For health reasons/disability reasons 1 75380 3.28 3.238
Lack of transportation 0 0 0 0
Other 13 817152 35.57 9.37
Subtotal valid responses 36 2297551 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 684 52471206    
Total 720 54768758    

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 353 27134357 49.54 2.409
No 367 27634401 50.46 2.409
Subtotal valid responses 720 54768758 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
T1020 During September 2009 did you fly on a commercial airline        
Yes 102 7292135 26.87 2.97
No 251 19842222 73.13 2.97
Subtotal valid responses 353 27134357 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 367 27634401    
Total 720 54768758    
T1030 How many days in September 2009 did you fly on a commercial airline        
Count 102 7292135    
Mean 2.863 2.734    
Standard error of mean 0.256 0.287    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 2 2    
Median 2 2    
75th percentile 3 3    
Maximum 20 20    
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 103 7471667 27.54 2.969
More than three month ago but less than a year ago 227 18056385 66.54 3.119
One year ago 14 816676 3.01 0.938
More than one year ago 9 789629 2.91 1.097
Subtotal valid responses 353 27134357 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 367 27634401    
Total 720 54768758    
T1060 Created variable for total time waiting for security screening in minutes        
Count 344 26344728    
Mean 16.227 17.574    
Standard error of mean 1.225 1.708    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 5 5    
Median 10 10    
75th percentile 20 20    
Maximum 300 300    
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 45 3661259 14 2.439
Shorter than expected 88 6284157 24.03 2.883
About what you expected 172 13443053 51.41 3.468
Longer than you expected 24 1766238 6.75 1.494
Much longer than you expected 8 557776 2.13 0.819
You had no expectation 3 437940 1.67 1.225
Subtotal valid responses 340 26150423 100  
Don't know 2 137052    
Refused 2 57254    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1070 For your most recent flight how satisfied were you overall with your experience at the passenger security screening checkpoint        
Very satisfied 103 8162015 31.1 3.214
Satisfied 198 15581564 59.36 3.345
Dissatisfied 30 1899134 7.24 1.448
Very dissatisfied 11 604961 2.3 0.726
Subtotal valid responses 342 26247674 100  
Don't know 1 68426    
Refused 1 28627    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
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 121 9466547 35.97 3.328
Satisfied 195 14821584 56.32 3.424
Dissatisfied 16 1028426 3.91 1.041
Very dissatisfied 11 999545 3.8 1.526
Subtotal valid responses 343 26316102 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 1 28627    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1100 For your most recent flight were you selected for additional screening at the passenger security screening checkpoint        
Yes 51 3817606 14.51 2.419
No 292 22485792 85.49 2.419
Subtotal valid responses 343 26303398 100  
Don't know 1 41330    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1102_A Why you believe you were selected for additional screening. Would you say it was for        
Medical reasons 14 800401 21.25 6.315
Travel documents 0 0 0 0
Clothing 13 1276662 33.89 9.612
Randomly selected 13 983427 26.1 7.41
Another reason 10 706729 18.76 6.6
Subtotal valid responses 50 3767219 100  
Don't know 2 91717    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 668 50909822    
Total 720 54768758    
T1104 Did you make a complaint about receiving additional passenger screening at the security checkpoint?        
Yes 0 0 0 0
No 52 3918052 100 0
Subtotal valid responses 52 3918052 100  
Don't know 1 41330    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 667 50809376    
Total 720 54768758    
T1106 How satisfied are you with the resolution of your complaint        
Very satisfied 0 0    
Satisfied 0 0    
Dissatisfied 0 0    
Very dissatisfied 0 0    
Does not apply 0 0    
Subtotal valid responses 0 0    
Don't know 1 41330    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 719 54727428    
Total 720 54768758    
T1110 For your most recent flight would you say the passenger screening you experienced at the security checkpoint was        
Excessive 20 1711822 6.56 1.797
Appropriate 308 23434661 89.86 2.165
Inadequate 10 933835 3.58 1.315
Subtotal valid responses 338 26080318 100  
Don't know 6 264410    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1120 How satisfied were you with the courtesy of the Transportation Security Officers at the passenger security screening checkpoint        
Very satisfied 116 8585953 32.77 3.207
Satisfied 195 15373197 58.68 3.357
Dissatisfied 27 1970579 7.52 1.694
Very dissatisfied 3 268780 1.03 0.644
Subtotal valid responses 341 26198509 100  
Don't know 3 146218    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1170 What is your level of confidence in the ability of the Transportation Security Officers to keep air travel secure        
No confidence 12 1047672 4 1.618
A small amount of confidence 51 3042007 11.62 1.865
A moderate amount of confidence 177 14348237 54.8 3.422
A great deal of confidence 82 6084455 23.24 2.837
Total confidence 18 1660236 6.34 1.703
Subtotal valid responses 340 26182607 100  
Don't know 3 132761    
Refused 1 29361    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
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 8 569289 2.19 1.057
A small amount of confidence 53 3315438 12.74 2.039
A moderate amount of confidence 160 11382198 43.74 3.402
A great deal of confidence 97 8754785 33.64 3.455
Total confidence 22 2003662 7.7 1.882
Subtotal valid responses 340 26025372 100  
Don't know 4 319356    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1128 How confident are you in the ability of the equipment used to screen checked bags?        
No confidence 16 1010225 3.93 1.278
A small amount of confidence 56 3824542 14.88 2.334
A moderate amount of confidence 144 10718726 41.7 3.431
A great deal of confidence 99 8441442 32.84 3.384
Total confidence 18 1707063 6.64 1.963
Subtotal valid responses 333 25701998 100  
Don't know 10 614104    
Refused 1 28627    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1130 How informed do you feel you are about passenger security screening procedures        
Very well informed 101 8574105 33.03 3.34
Moderately well informed 172 12299877 47.39 3.417
Slightly informed 59 4649390 17.91 2.84
Not at all informed 8 433431 1.67 0.805
Subtotal valid responses 340 25956803 100  
Don't know 4 387925    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1140_A Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Transportation Security Administration website blog        
Yes 38 3151435 11.96 2.091
No 306 23193293 88.04 2.091
Subtotal valid responses 344 26344728 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1140_B Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: My own travel experience        
Yes 71 5520573 20.96 2.846
No 273 20824156 79.04 2.846
Subtotal valid responses 344 26344729 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1140_C Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Airline or travel agent website        
Yes 102 8227061 31.23 3.23
No 242 18117667 68.77 3.23
Subtotal valid responses 344 26344728 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1140_D Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Placed a call or email to the airline        
Yes 3 107919 0.41 0.236
No 341 26236810 99.59 0.236
Subtotal valid responses 344 26344729 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1140_E Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Placed a call or email to a travel agent        
Yes 1 59300 0.23 0.225
No 343 26285428 99.77 0.225
Subtotal valid responses 344 26344728 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1140_F Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Printed material such as brochure or pamphlet        
Yes 18 1209730 4.59 1.236
No 326 25134998 95.41 1.236
Subtotal valid responses 344 26344728 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1140_G Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Signs displayed at airport        
Yes 83 6652914 25.25 2.992
No 261 19691814 74.75 2.992
Subtotal valid responses 344 26344728 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1140_H Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Radio, television, or newspaper        
Yes 123 8791724 33.37 3.202
No 221 17553004 66.63 3.202
Subtotal valid responses 344 26344728 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1140_I Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Friends, family, word of mouth        
Yes 62 4898711 18.59 2.756
No 282 21446018 81.41 2.756
Subtotal valid responses 344 26344729 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1140_J Where have you received information about the airport passenger security screening process?: Some other source: specify        
Yes 66 4726273 17.94 2.55
No 278 21618455 82.06 2.55
Subtotal valid responses 344 26344728 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1154 How satisfied are you with your accessibility to information about airport screening procedures        
Very satisfied 82 6466957 25.48 3.043
Satisfied 208 16454321 64.83 3.379
Dissatisfied 28 1660306 6.54 1.46
Very dissatisfied 7 797314 3.14 1.722
Subtotal valid responses 325 25378898 100  
Don't know 17 908577    
Refused 2 57254    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1156 For your most recent flight did you request an explanation of security procedures        
Yes 8 577988 2.19 0.925
No 335 25754631 97.81 0.925
Subtotal valid responses 343 26332619 100  
Don't know 1 12110    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 376 28424030    
Total 720 54768758    
T1158 How satisfied were you with the way the security procedures were explained to you        
Very satisfied 5 431076 73.05 15.092
Satisfied 3 96894 16.42 10.986
Dissatisfied 0 0 0 0
Very dissatisfied 1 62127 10.53 10.327
Subtotal valid responses 9 590097 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 711 54178660    
Total 720 54768758    
T1160 What is your level of confidence in the ability of the flight crew to defend an aircraft and its passengers        
No confidence 63 5326686 10.22 1.582
A small amount of confidence 151 12516219 24.01 2.212
A moderate amount of confidence 280 20357874 39.06 2.391
A great deal of confidence 125 8313204 15.95 1.64
Total confidence 66 5605926 10.76 1.611
Subtotal valid responses 685 52119909 100  
Don't know 26 1835555    
Refused 9 813294    
Total 720 54768758    
T1165 What is your level of confidence in the ability of the Federal Air Marshals to defend an aircraft and its passengers        
No confidence 28 2389333 4.54 1.06
A small amount of confidence 76 6216658 11.82 1.65
A moderate amount of confidence 233 17146304 32.6 2.335
A great deal of confidence 246 18635250 35.43 2.348
Total confidence 100 8202757 15.6 1.821
Subtotal valid responses 683 52590302 100  
Don't know 27 1212852    
Refused 10 965603    
Total 720 54768758    
T1180 Should passengers be allowed to use their cell phones during a flight        
Definitely should 154 13894063 25.62 2.209
Probably should 166 13222716 24.38 2.144
Not sure 80 6441900 11.88 1.62
Probably should not 115 8205448 15.13 1.749
Definitely should not 197 12462058 22.98 1.844
Subtotal valid responses 712 54226185 100  
Don't know 6 344425    
Refused 2 198149    
Total 720 54768758    
T1200 During September 2009 did you use a subway system or elevated train        
Yes 205 17387047 31.78 2.237
No 514 37317556 68.22 2.237
Subtotal valid responses 719 54704603 100  
Don't know 1 64156    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
T1205 How secure did you feel when you used the subway or elevated train        
Very secure 74 6000523 34.51 4.221
Moderately secure 66 5461557 31.41 4.126
Somewhat secure 41 3331973 19.16 3.171
Not at all secure 24 2592994 14.91 3.441
Subtotal valid responses 205 17387047 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 515 37381711    
Total 720 54768758    
T1210 During September 2009 did you use a water ferry or water taxi        
Yes 35 2753932 5.03 1.008
No 684 51986199 94.97 1.008
Subtotal valid responses 719 54740131 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 1 28627    
Total 720 54768758    
T1215 How secure did you feel when you used water ferry or water taxi        
Very secure 18 1179365 42.82 9.829
Moderately secure 12 940785 34.16 9.573
Somewhat secure 4 515182 18.71 10.422
Not at all secure 1 118601 4.31 4.217
Subtotal valid responses 35 2753933 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 685 52014826    
Total 720 54768758    
T1220 During September 2009 did you use a light rail or streetcar        
Yes 79 6157856 11.24 1.53
No 641 48610902 88.76 1.53
Subtotal valid responses 720 54768758 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
T1225 How secure did you feel when you used light rail or streetcar        
Very secure 32 2435083 39.54 6.982
Moderately secure 24 2271583 36.89 7.298
Somewhat secure 18 1024959 16.64 4.28
Not at all secure 5 426232 6.92 3.939
Subtotal valid responses 79 6157857 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 641 48610902    
Total 720 54768758    
T1230 During September 2009 did you use a commuter rail or long distance train        
Yes 103 8337638 15.23 1.852
No 616 46395080 84.77 1.852
Subtotal valid responses 719 54732718 100  
Don't know 1 36039    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
T1235 How secure did you feel when you used commuter rail or long distance train?        
Very secure 49 3888640 46.64 6.74
Moderately secure 31 2277639 27.32 6.057
Somewhat secure 18 1467072 17.6 5.018
Not at all secure 5 704288 8.45 4.318
Subtotal valid responses 103 8337639 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 617 46431120    
Total 720 54768758    
T1250 During September 2009 did you travel by transit bus, commuter bus, or inter-city motor coach?        
Yes 153 12108574 22.14 1.975
No 566 42593220 77.86 1.975
Subtotal valid responses 719 54701794 100  
Don't know 1 66964    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
T1255 How secure did you feel when you travelled by transit bus, commuter bus, or inter-city motor coach?        
Very secure 84 6599242 54.5 5.054
Moderately secure 47 3601324 29.74 4.524
Somewhat secure 16 1360948 11.24 3.253
Not at all secure 6 547059 4.52 2.667
Subtotal valid responses 153 12108573 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 567 42660184    
Total 720 54768758    
T1280 What is your level of confidence that security procedures for public transit will keep you safe from individuals with hostile intentions        
No confidence 40 2696795 10.31 2.118
A small amount of confidence 88 6745367 25.78 3.029
A moderate amount of confidence 134 12176223 46.53 3.601
A great deal of confidence 39 2540788 9.71 1.871
Total confidence 23 2007274 7.67 1.927
Subtotal valid responses 324 26166447 100  
Don't know 4 165973    
Refused 1 57254    
Appropriate skip 391 28379084    
Total 720 54768758    
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 59 4928273 19.92 3.031
1 - 5 minutes 46 3928515 15.88 2.608
6 - 10 minutes 49 4699450 18.99 3.154
11 - 15 minutes 36 2359846 9.54 1.87
16 - 20 minutes 13 1527152 6.17 2.078
More than 20 minutes 105 7299080 29.5 3.226
Subtotal valid responses 308 24742316 100  
Don't know 21 1647358    
Refused 0 0    
Appropriate skip 391 28379084    
Total 720 54768758    

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 719 54457268    
Mean 1.786 2.084    
Standard error of mean 0.045 0.078    
Minimum 0 0    
25th percentile 1 1    
Median 2 2    
75th percentile 2 3    
Maximum 10 10    
D1020 Do you have a medical condition that makes it difficult to travel outside the home        
Yes 79 5193038 9.52 1.36
No 639 49349398 90.48 1.36
Subtotal valid responses 718 54542436 100  
Don't know 1 36278    
Refused 1 190044    
Total 720 54768758    
D1040 Age Range of Respondents        
18 to 24 21 5109062 9.45 1.991
25 to 34 64 11041012 20.42 2.414
35 to 44 113 10855463 20.08 1.88
45 to 54 166 10678549 19.75 1.674
55 to 64 132 7777411 14.39 1.417
65 to 74 111 4480899 8.29 0.884
75 or older 100 4115715 7.61 0.872
Subtotal valid responses 707 54058111 100  
Don't know 3 130089    
Refused 10 580558    
Total 720 54768758    
D1050 Gender        
Male 293 26229411 47.89 2.436
Female 427 28539347 52.11 2.436
Subtotal valid responses 720 54768758 100  
Don't know 0 0    
Refused 0 0    
Total 720 54768758    
D1060 Do you consider yourself to be Spanish Hispanic or Latino        
Yes 96 9550558 17.62 1.979
No 617 44663026 82.38 1.979
Subtotal valid responses 713 54213584 100  
Don't know 3 270363    
Refused 4 284812    
Total 720 54768758    
D1070_A White        
Yes 544 39423391 73.08 2.261
No 163 14520585 26.92 2.261
Subtotal valid responses 707 53943976 100  
Don't know 2 190408    
Refused 11 634374    
Total 720 54768758    
D1070_B Black or African American        
Yes 107 7928443 14.73 1.761
No 597 45897088 85.27 1.761
Subtotal valid responses 704 53825531 100  
Don't know 4 268016    
Refused 12 675211    
Total 720 54768758    
D1070_C American Indian or Alaska Native (Eskimo, Aleut)        
Yes 27 1879585 3.49 0.831
No 677 51944534 96.51 0.831
Subtotal valid responses 704 53824119 100  
Don't know 3 231738    
Refused 13 712901    
Total 720 54768758    
D1070_D Asian (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese)        
Yes 38 3731140 6.93 1.258
No 666 50092979 93.07 1.258
Subtotal valid responses 704 53824119 100  
Don't know 3 231738    
Refused 13 712901    
Total 720 54768758    
D1070_E Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Guamanian, Chamorro, Samoan)        
Yes 10 653622 1.21 0.461
No 694 53170497 98.79 0.461
Subtotal valid responses 704 53824119 100  
Don't know 3 231738    
Refused 13 712901    
Total 720 54768758    
D1070_F Other race        
Yes 55 5316262 9.85 1.558
No 651 48638961 90.15 1.558
Subtotal valid responses 706 53955223 100  
Don't know 3 221572    
Refused 11 591963    
Total 720 54768758    
RACEETH Race/ethnicity        
Hispanic 96 9550558 17.75 1.993
White, nonhispanic 438 30044859 55.85 2.429
Black, nonhispanic 80 6079232 11.3 1.625
Other, nonhispanic 92 8119902 15.09 1.754
Total 706 53794551 100 0
D1080 What is the highest level of education you have completed        
Less than high school graduate 44 3336016 6.14 1.214
High school graduate (or GED) 135 10626815 19.55 2.011
Some college (or technical vocational school/professional business school 132 11196715 20.59 2.099
Two-year college degree (AA: Associate in Arts) 67 4405784 8.1 1.155
Four-year college degree (BA or BS: Bachelor of Arts/Science degree) 163 12864402 23.66 2.037
Graduate degree (Master's PhD, Lawyer, Medical Doctor) 172 11938192 21.96 1.861
Subtotal valid responses 713 54367924 100  
Don't know 4 246699    
Refused 3 154134    
Total 720 54768758    
D1090 Please stop me when I reach the category that includes your households total annual income for last calendar year        
Under $15,000 53 4592105 9.91 1.829
From $15,000 to less than $30,000 92 6694674 14.45 1.817
From $30,000 to less than $50,000 81 5096343 11 1.466
From $50,000 to less than $75,000 99 7023158 15.16 1.818
From $75,000 to less than $100,000 83 7764595 16.76 2.134
From $100,000 to less than $125,000 58 4583180 9.89 1.531
$125,000 or more 124 10582075 22.84 2.205
Subtotal valid responses 590 46336130 100  
Don't know 44 3342944    
Refused 86 5089684    
Total 720 54768758