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.

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18 rows where How tall are you? = "6'3"" sorted by Do you have any children under 18?

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Suggested facets: How often do you travel by plane?, Do you ever recline your seat when you fly?, 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?, 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?, Age, Household Income, Education, Location (Census Region)

Is itrude to wake a passenger up if you are trying to walk around?

How tall are you?

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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)
181 3433261318 Once a year or less Always 6'3" 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 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 > 60 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
277 3433127341 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'3" No The arm rests should be shared The arm rests should be shared Everyone in the row should have some say Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude Three times 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 No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree Middle Atlantic
294 3433111959 Once a year or less Never 6'3" 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 Yes, somewhat rude Four times 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 150000 Graduate degree Pacific
305 3433092925 Once a month or less About half the time 6'3" No The people in the aisle and window seats get 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 Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes No Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
323 3433060473 Once a month or less About half the time 6'3" 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 Twice Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, somewhat rude Yes Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude                  
462 3432791789 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'3" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests The arm rests should be shared The person in the window seat should have exclusive control No, not rude at all Yes, very 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 Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Male 45-60 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree East South Central
478 3432747385 Once a year or less Never 6'3" No Other (please specify) 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, very rude Yes Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Male 18-29   Bachelor degree West South Central
662 3432444554 Once a year or less About half the time 6'3" 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes No Male 18-29   High school degree South Atlantic
724 3432343914 Once a year or less Never 6'3" 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 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, very rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Male > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Bachelor degree West South Central
732 3432332848 Once a year or less Usually 6'3" 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 Yes, somewhat 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, very rude No No Male > 60   Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
752 3432302009 Once a month or less Never 6'3" 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 Once 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, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 45-60 150000 Bachelor degree West South Central
837 3432148736 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'3" 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 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 45-60 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree West North Central
1040 3431729581 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'3" 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 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 > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
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
102 3433366122 Once a year or less Always 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 Three times Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to Yes, very rude No Yes, very 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 Less than high school degree Mountain
424 3432863942 Once a month or less Never 6'3" Yes 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 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 Yes, somewhat 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 45-60 $100,000 - $149,999 Some college or Associate degree Middle Atlantic
795 3432233039 Once a year or less Usually 6'3" 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 More than five times times 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 No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 30-44 150000 Bachelor degree East North Central
927 3431859028 Once a year or less Usually 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 Four 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes No Male 30-44 150000 Bachelor degree Pacific

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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?" TEXT,
  "How tall are you?" TEXT,
  "Do you have any children under 18?" TEXT,
  "In a row of three seats, who should get to use the two arm rests?" TEXT,
  "In a row of two seats, who should get to use the middle arm rest?" TEXT,
  "Who should have control over the window shade?" TEXT,
  "Is itrude to move to an unsold seat on a plane?" TEXT,
  "Generally speaking, is it rude to say more than a few words tothe stranger sitting next to you on a plane?" TEXT,
  "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?" TEXT,
  "Under normal circumstances, does a person who reclines their seat during a flight have any obligation to the person sitting behind them?" TEXT,
  "Is itrude to recline your seat on a plane?" TEXT,
  "Given the opportunity, would you eliminate the possibility of reclining seats on planes entirely?" TEXT,
  "Is it rude to ask someone to switch seats with you in order to be closer to friends?" TEXT,
  "Is itrude to ask someone to switch seats with you in order to be closer to family?" TEXT,
  "Is it rude to wake a passenger up if you are trying to go to the bathroom?" TEXT,
  "Is itrude to wake a passenger up if you are trying to walk around?" TEXT,
  "In general, is itrude to bring a baby on a plane?" TEXT,
  "In general, is it rude to knowingly bring unruly children on a plane?" TEXT,
  "Have you ever used personal electronics during take off or landing in violation of a flight attendant's direction?" TEXT,
  "Have you ever smoked a cigarette in an airplane bathroom when it was against the rules?" TEXT,
  "Gender" TEXT,
  "Age" TEXT,
  "Household Income" TEXT,
  "Education" TEXT,
  "Location (Census Region)" TEXT
);
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