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Flying Etiquette Survey: flying-etiquette.csv

This table contains data behind the story 41 Percent of Fliers Say It’s Rude To Recline Your Airplane Seat.

flying-etiquette.csv contains the results of a SurveyMonkey survey commissioned by FiveThirtyEight for the story.

Data license: CC Attribution 4.0 License · Data source: fivethirtyeight/data on GitHub

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Suggested facets: How often do you travel by plane?, Do you ever recline your seat when you fly?, How tall are you?, Do you have any children under 18?, In a row of three seats, who should get to use the two arm rests?, In a row of two seats, who should get to use the middle arm rest?, Who should have control over the window shade?, Is itrude to move to an unsold seat on a plane?, Generally speaking, is it rude to say more than a few words tothe stranger sitting next to you on a plane?, On a 6 hour flight from NYC to LA, how many times is it acceptable to get up if you're not in an aisle seat?, Under normal circumstances, does a person who reclines their seat during a flight have any obligation to the person sitting behind them?, Is itrude to recline your seat on a plane?, Given the opportunity, would you eliminate the possibility of reclining seats on planes entirely?, Is it rude to ask someone to switch seats with you in order to be closer to friends?, Is itrude to ask someone to switch seats with you in order to be closer to family?, Is it rude to wake a passenger up if you are trying to go to the bathroom?, Is itrude to wake a passenger up if you are trying to walk around?, In general, is itrude to bring a baby on a plane?, In general, is it rude to knowingly bring unruly children on a plane?, Have you ever used personal electronics during take off or landing in violation of a flight attendant's direction?, Have you ever smoked a cigarette in an airplane bathroom when it was against the rules?, Gender, Age, Household Income, Education, Location (Census Region)

Link rowid RespondentID How often do you travel by plane? Do you ever recline your seat when you fly? How tall are you? Do you have any children under 18? In a row of three seats, who should get to use the two arm rests? In a row of two seats, who should get to use the middle arm rest? Who should have control over the window shade? Is itrude to move to an unsold seat on a plane? Generally speaking, is it rude to say more than a few words tothe stranger sitting next to you on a plane? On a 6 hour flight from NYC to LA, how many times is it acceptable to get up if you're not in an aisle seat? Under normal circumstances, does a person who reclines their seat during a flight have any obligation to the person sitting behind them? Is itrude to recline your seat on a plane? Given the opportunity, would you eliminate the possibility of reclining seats on planes entirely? Is it rude to ask someone to switch seats with you in order to be closer to friends? Is itrude to ask someone to switch seats with you in order to be closer to family? Is it rude to wake a passenger up if you are trying to go to the bathroom? Is itrude to wake a passenger up if you are trying to walk around? In general, is itrude to bring a baby on a plane? In general, is it rude to knowingly bring unruly children on a plane? Have you ever used personal electronics during take off or landing in violation of a flight attendant's direction? Have you ever smoked a cigarette in an airplane bathroom when it was against the rules? Gender Age Household Income Education Location (Census Region)
1 3436139758 Once a year or less                                                  
2 3434278696 Once a year or less About half the time 6'3" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 30-44   Graduate degree Pacific
3 3434275578 Once a year or less Usually 5'8" No Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
4 3434268208 Once a year or less Always 5'11" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
5 3434250245 Once a month or less About half the time 5'7" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests The person in aisle Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
6 3434245875 Once a year or less Usually 5'9" Yes Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Once Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $25,000 - $49,999 Graduate degree East North Central
7 3434235351 Once a month or less Once in a while 6'2" Yes The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude Twice No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them Yes, somewhat rude Yes Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 150000.0 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
8 3434218031 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'0" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Four times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree New England
9 3434213681 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'0" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Four times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all Yes                          
10 3434172894 Once a year or less Never 5'6" No Other (please specify) Other (please specify) Everyone in the row should have some say Yes, very rude Yes, very rude It is not okay to get up during flight Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, very rude Yes Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
11 3434165659 Once a month or less Usually 6'0" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Four times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 High school degree Mountain
12 3434164339 Once a year or less                                                  
13 3434161941 Once a year or less Never 5'7"   The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Twice No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No                          
14 3434155493 Never                                         Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
15 3434132453 Never                                         Male 18-29   High school degree South Atlantic
16 3434131535 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'0" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude No Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 18-29 150000.0 Some college or Associate degree East South Central
17 3434125180 A few times per week                                                  
18 3434122066 Once a year or less Always 5'8" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Once No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Some college or Associate degree Middle Atlantic
19 3434114105 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'1" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude More than five times times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes No Male 30-44 150000.0 Bachelor degree West North Central
20 3434109246 Once a year or less                                                  
21 3434107997 Once a year or less Never 5'10" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude More than five times times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, very rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 18-29 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
22 3434100967 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'7" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
23 3434087928 Never                                         Male 18-29 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
24 3434084098 Never                                         Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree East North Central
25 3434071488 Never                                         Male 18-29 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
26 3434061256 Never                                         Male 30-44   High school degree Middle Atlantic
27 3434059758 Never                                         Male 18-29 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
28 3434052290 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'0" No The arm rests should be shared Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
29 3434049700 Once a year or less About half the time 6'2" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Four times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 18-29 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree West South Central
30 3434041278 Once a year or less Always 5'6" No Other (please specify) Other (please specify) The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Once No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 150000.0 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
31 3434033301 Once a year or less About half the time 5'11" No The people in the aisle and window seats get both arm rests The person in aisle The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Once Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude No Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 18-29   Bachelor degree Middle Atlantic
32 3434024435 Once a year or less Never 5'10" No The arm rests should be shared The person by the window The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all Yes, very rude Four times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
33 3434018106 A few times per week                                                  
34 3434016416 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'2" Yes The arm rests should be shared The person by the window Everyone in the row should have some say Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree West South Central
35 3434013636 Every day Usually 5'7" Yes Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first The person in aisle The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Once No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them Yes, very rude Yes Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
36 3434009177 Once a year or less Never 5'10" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, very rude No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Male 18-29 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
37 3434003204 Once a year or less About half the time 6'0" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
38 3434003093 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'11" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude No Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 18-29 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
39 3433976285 Never                                         Male 18-29   High school degree South Atlantic
40 3433973110 Never                                         Male 30-44 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree West South Central
41 3433964953 Once a year or less Usually 5'5" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude More than five times times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them Yes, somewhat rude No Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 High school degree Pacific
42 3433964124 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'0" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude Three times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 30-44   Bachelor degree New England
43 3433957540 Once a year or less Never 5'7" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes No Male 18-29 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
44 3433954490 Never                                         Male 18-29 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree East South Central
45 3433928804 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'7" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude More than five times times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, very rude No Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Male 18-29 150000.0 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
46 3433926438 A few times per month About half the time 6'2" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude More than five times times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 18-29   Graduate degree South Atlantic
47 3433914630 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'4" No Other (please specify) Other (please specify) The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude More than five times times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude No Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree Mountain
48 3433912503 Once a year or less Never 6'0" No The arm rests should be shared The person in aisle Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude More than five times times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No No Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree East North Central
49 3433895905 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'10" Yes Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
50 3433890093 Once a year or less Always 6'0" No Other (please specify) Other (please specify) The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude More than five times times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes No Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
51 3433882884 Never                                         Male 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree East North Central
52 3433881615 A few times per month Usually 5'7" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree West North Central
53 3433880747 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'9" No Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude More than five times times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree Mountain
54 3433877510 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'1" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, very rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 30-44   Graduate degree East North Central
55 3433877337 Once a month or less Once in a while 6'2" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
56 3433873724 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'11" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Twice No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 18-29 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
57 3433863512 Once a month or less Usually 6'6" and above No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes No Male 30-44   Graduate degree Pacific
58 3433853098 Once a year or less Usually 5'10" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests The person in aisle Everyone in the row should have some say Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree West South Central
59 3433847365 Once a year or less About half the time 6'1" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude More than five times times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree New England
60 3433842253 Once a year or less Never 5'10" No Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, very rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 30-44 150000.0 Graduate degree South Atlantic
61 3433809714 Once a year or less Never 6'0" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 18-29 150000.0 Bachelor degree East North Central
62 3433791959 Once a month or less Usually 6'2" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude More than five times times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes No Male 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Graduate degree Pacific
63 3433766902 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'8" No The arm rests should be shared The person in aisle The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude No No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 18-29 $100,000 - $149,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
64 3433704267 Once a year or less Always 5'9" No Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Twice No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No                          
65 3433702768 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'7" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree Middle Atlantic
66 3433696677 Once a year or less Usually 5'9" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
67 3433682046 Once a year or less Never 5'9" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 High school degree Pacific
68 3433675127 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'4" No The arm rests should be shared The person in aisle Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Once Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree West South Central
69 3433674615 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'9" No Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree East North Central
70 3433674116 Once a year or less Never 5'10" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Once Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
71 3433673902 Once a year or less Once in a while Under 5 ft. No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude More than five times times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude No Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Male 18-29 $25,000 - $49,999 Less than high school degree South Atlantic
72 3433669889 Never                                         Male 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree East South Central
73 3433547088 Never                                         Male 18-29 150000.0 Some college or Associate degree Mountain
74 3433546426 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'7" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree West North Central
75 3433532135 Once a year or less Always 6'4" No Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them Yes, somewhat rude Yes No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
76 3433529889 Never                                         Male 18-29 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
77 3433508090 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'8" No Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 18-29 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
78 3433505616 Once a year or less Never 5'7" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude More than five times times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Bachelor degree Middle Atlantic
79 3433498776 Once a year or less Usually 5'11" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 High school degree South Atlantic
80 3433491130 Once a year or less Never 5'6" No Other (please specify) The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 High school degree West South Central
81 3433481077 Once a year or less Usually 5'9" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests Whoever puts their arm on the arm rest first The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes No Male 30-44   High school degree Middle Atlantic
82 3433469104 Once a year or less Always 5'9" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree West South Central
83 3433455019 Once a year or less Usually 6'2" No Other (please specify) Other (please specify) The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes No Male 30-44 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
84 3433451973 Once a year or less Never 6'0" No Other (please specify) Other (please specify) The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Once Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, very rude Yes Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Some college or Associate degree West South Central
85 3433444761 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'11" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44   Bachelor degree Pacific
86 3433443270 Once a month or less Never 5'8" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes No Male 30-44   Bachelor degree Pacific
87 3433421347 Once a year or less Usually 6'2" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree Pacific
88 3433413347 Never                                         Male 45-60   Bachelor degree South Atlantic
89 3433408077 Never                                         Male 18-29   Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
90 3433405051 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'1" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree West South Central
91 3433400808 Never                                         Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree Middle Atlantic
92 3433400150 Never                                         Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree West South Central
93 3433396155 Never                                         Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
94 3433387742 Once a month or less Always 5'10" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Twice No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Bachelor degree Mountain
95 3433383009 Once a year or less Always 5'9" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Male 45-60 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
96 3433381681 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'9" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Male > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree East South Central
97 3433379314 Once a year or less Never 6'5" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, very rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree West North Central
98 3433372314 Once a year or less Always 5'11" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all No, not at all rude Three times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree West North Central
99 3433370920 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'2" Yes The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say No, not rude at all Yes, somewhat rude Once No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them Yes, somewhat rude No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree East North Central
100 3433368700 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'2" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude More than five times times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 45-60 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic

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CREATE TABLE "flying-etiquette-survey/flying-etiquette" (
"RespondentID" INTEGER,
  "How often do you travel by plane?" TEXT,
  "Do you ever recline your seat when you fly?" REAL,
  "How tall are you?" REAL,
  "Do you have any children under 18?" REAL,
  "In a row of three seats, who should get to use the two arm rests?" REAL,
  "In a row of two seats, who should get to use the middle arm rest?" REAL,
  "Who should have control over the window shade?" REAL,
  "Is itrude to move to an unsold seat on a plane?" REAL,
  "Generally speaking, is it rude to say more than a few words tothe stranger sitting next to you on a plane?" REAL,
  "On a 6 hour flight from NYC to LA, how many times is it acceptable to get up if you're not in an aisle seat?" REAL,
  "Under normal circumstances, does a person who reclines their seat during a flight have any obligation to the person sitting behind them?" REAL,
  "Is itrude to recline your seat on a plane?" REAL,
  "Given the opportunity, would you eliminate the possibility of reclining seats on planes entirely?" REAL,
  "Is it rude to ask someone to switch seats with you in order to be closer to friends?" REAL,
  "Is itrude to ask someone to switch seats with you in order to be closer to family?" REAL,
  "Is it rude to wake a passenger up if you are trying to go to the bathroom?" REAL,
  "Is itrude to wake a passenger up if you are trying to walk around?" REAL,
  "In general, is itrude to bring a baby on a plane?" REAL,
  "In general, is it rude to knowingly bring unruly children on a plane?" REAL,
  "Have you ever used personal electronics during take off or landing in violation of a flight attendant's direction?" REAL,
  "Have you ever smoked a cigarette in an airplane bathroom when it was against the rules?" REAL,
  "Gender" REAL,
  "Age" REAL,
  "Household Income" REAL,
  "Education" REAL,
  "Location (Census Region)" REAL
)
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