People helpful or looking out for selves
Variable: helpful
Module:
Core
Subject:
People
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Would you say that most of the time people try to be helpful, or that they are mostly just looking out for themselves?

Year Availability
Available in 28 of 32 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Helpful
2 Lookout for self
3 Depends
8 Don't know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1972 1973 1975 1976 1978 1980 1983 1984 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
749 702 836 646 907 714 917 763 817 787 494 518 464 496 551 932 833 911 866 431 438 867 621 647 618 795 917 717
740 739 545 756 536 678 603 650 565 935 448 459 372 436 431 935 940 815 851 391 359 924 624 588 612 742 892 694
100 56 99 91 80 64 68 54 76 81 46 52 55 72 60 128 138 176 166 88 76 194 118 135 98 145 137 142
23 4 8 5 4 9 11 3 7 11 6 5 7 8 14 9 10 7 10 2 3 4 2 5 8 5 7 9
1 3 2 1 5 3 0 3 5 5 3 1 1 5 1 7 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 484 502 473 500 549 981 979 921 921 1853 1936 2521 658 667 636 851 911 785
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 39456
Missing cases 23010