How close are persons number 1 and 2?
Variable: close12
Module:
Social Networks
Subject:
Social Networks
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

IF LESS THAN 5 NAMES MENTIONED CROSS OUT UNUSED BOXES.
Please think about the relations between the people you just mentioned. Some of them may be total strangers in the sense that they wouldn't recognize each other if they bumped into each other on the street. Others may be especially close, as close or closer to each other as they are to you.
First, think about NAME 1 and NAME 2.
ASK CLOSE1 FOR FIRST PAIR.
A. Are __________ and __________ total strangers?
IF YES.......(ASK NAME1, NAME2, NAME3, NAME4, NAME5 FOR NEXT PAIR DoWN)
IF NO........(ASK CLOSE12, CLOSE13, CLOSE14, CLOSE15, CLOSE 23, CLOSE24, CLOSE25, CLOSE34, CLOSE35, CLOSE45)
B. Are they especially close? PROBE: As close or closer to each other as they are to you?
IF YES.......(ASK NAME1, NAME2, NAME3, NAME4, NAME5 FOR NEXT PAIR DOWN)
IF NO........(ASK NAME1, NAME2, NAME3, NAME4, NAME5 FOR NEXT PAIR DOWN)
1. Closeness of First and Second Persons

Year Availability
Available in 2 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 Especially close
2 Know each other
3 Total strangers
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1985 2004
540 405
471 283
147 100
12 47
364 1977
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 1946
Missing cases 60520