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This table contains the data behind the story Elitist, Superfluous, Or Popular? We Polled Americans on the Oxford Comma.

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Suggested facets: In your opinion, which sentence is more gramatically correct?, Prior to reading about it above, had you heard of the serial (or Oxford) comma?, How much, if at all, do you care about the use (or lack thereof) of the serial (or Oxford) comma in grammar?, How would you write the following sentence?, When faced with using the word "data", have you ever spent time considering if the word was a singular or plural noun?, How much, if at all, do you care about the debate over the use of the word "data" as a singluar or plural noun?, In your opinion, how important or unimportant is proper use of grammar?, Gender, Age, Household Income, Education, Location (Census Region)

Link rowid RespondentID In your opinion, which sentence is more gramatically correct? Prior to reading about it above, had you heard of the serial (or Oxford) comma? How much, if at all, do you care about the use (or lack thereof) of the serial (or Oxford) comma in grammar? How would you write the following sentence? When faced with using the word "data", have you ever spent time considering if the word was a singular or plural noun? How much, if at all, do you care about the debate over the use of the word "data" as a singluar or plural noun? In your opinion, how important or unimportant is proper use of grammar? ▼ Gender Age Household Income Education Location (Census Region)
5 3292932522 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not much            
24 3292587673 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. Yes A lot Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. Yes Some            
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79 3291802821 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. Yes A lot                  
83 3291745570 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
96 3291625347 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Some Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not much            
110 3291541633 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. Yes Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data are inconclusive. Yes Some            
114 3291432876 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal.                      
117 3291426312 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal.                      
126 3291402678 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
133 3291386692 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. Yes Not at all Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive.                
148 3291263195 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. Yes Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No A lot            
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159 3291111931 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. Yes Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not at all            
179 3291022661 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. No Some Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data are inconclusive. Yes Some            
187 3291013719 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
191 3291010550 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. Yes Not at all Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not much            
295 3290762497 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
350 3290650862 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive.                
379 3290602402 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. No Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data are inconclusive.                
402 3290563638 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. Yes A lot Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. Yes Some            
407 3290555752 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. Yes Some Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data are inconclusive. Yes A lot            
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428 3290500370 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal.                      
441 3290466821 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
442 3290458464 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal.                      
445 3290449678 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. Yes Not at all Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not at all            
448 3290446501 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. No Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data are inconclusive. Yes Not much            
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482 3290345608 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
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504 3290302740 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
511 3290295792 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. Yes Not at all Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not at all            
518 3290284869 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
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531 3290262764 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
539 3290234308 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No A lot Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Some            
544 3290214710 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. Yes Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not at all            
545 3290209670 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive.                
547 3290203846 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. Yes Not at all Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not at all            
556 3290143583 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Some Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. Yes Some            
579 3290074701 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal.                      
580 3290073282 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal.                      
582 3290063320 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Not at all Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. Yes Not much            
608 3290007844 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
610 3290005316 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
621 3289977653 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Not at all Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. Yes Not at all            
628 3289970917 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No A lot Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. Yes Some            
651 3289940847 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not at all            
661 3289928231 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal.                      
709 3289808233 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
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812 3289547057 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal.                      
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925 3288756159 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. Yes A lot Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data are inconclusive.                
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1001 3288599537 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
1016 3288580869 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. No Not at all                  
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1051 3288510771 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. No Some Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. Yes Some            
1065 3288483901 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. Yes Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data are inconclusive.                
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1077 3288468740 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
1078 3288464207 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal.                      
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382 3290593592 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. Yes A lot Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not much Neither important nor unimportant (neutral) Female 18-29 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree New England
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420 3290518056 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not much Neither important nor unimportant (neutral) Female 45-60 $0 - $24,999 High school degree East North Central
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807 3289556325 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not much Neither important nor unimportant (neutral) Female > 60 $0 - $24,999 Less than high school degree South Atlantic
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835 3289497290 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. No Not much Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not much Neither important nor unimportant (neutral) Female > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
860 3289426582 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. No Not at all Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. Yes Not at all Neither important nor unimportant (neutral) Female 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree East North Central
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898 3289205613 It's important for a person to be honest, kind and loyal. No Not at all Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. No Not at all Neither important nor unimportant (neutral) Female 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree West North Central
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14 3292720964 It's important for a person to be honest, kind, and loyal. Yes A lot Some experts say it's important to drink milk, but the data is inconclusive. Yes Some Somewhat important Male 18-29   Some college or Associate degree West North Central

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CREATE TABLE "comma-survey/comma-survey" (
"RespondentID" INTEGER,
  "In your opinion, which sentence is more gramatically correct?" TEXT,
  "Prior to reading about it above, had you heard of the serial (or Oxford) comma?" TEXT,
  "How much, if at all, do you care about the use (or lack thereof) of the serial (or Oxford) comma in grammar?" TEXT,
  "How would you write the following sentence?" TEXT,
  "When faced with using the word ""data"", have you ever spent time considering if the word was a singular or plural noun?" TEXT,
  "How much, if at all, do you care about the debate over the use of the word ""data"" as a singluar or plural noun?" TEXT,
  "In your opinion, how important or unimportant is proper use of grammar?" TEXT,
  "Gender" TEXT,
  "Age" TEXT,
  "Household Income" TEXT,
  "Education" TEXT,
  "Location (Census Region)" TEXT
)
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