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

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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)
101 3433368365 Once a month or less Usually 5'10" 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 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 Yes, very rude No No Male 45-60 150000 Graduate degree South Atlantic
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
103 3433365905 Never                                         Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 High school degree Mountain
104 3433365410 Once a year or less Never 5'8" 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 Four times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all Yes Yes, somewhat 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   Graduate degree Mountain
105 3433365207 Once a year or less                                                  
106 3433363377 Never                                         Male 18-29 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree  
107 3433361838 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 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 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree West South Central
108 3433358233 Never                                         Male 18-29 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree Pacific
109 3433356966 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 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 No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 45-60 150000 Graduate degree Pacific
110 3433355321 Never                                         Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree East North Central
111 3433351077 Once a year or less About half the time 5'8" 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 > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Some college or Associate degree West South Central
112 3433347213 Never                                         Male 18-29 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
113 3433343494 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 Four 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 > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Bachelor degree Mountain
114 3433342645 Once a month or less Never 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 Once 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, very rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 18-29 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
115 3433339828 Never                                         Male > 60   Some college or Associate degree Middle Atlantic
116 3433339691 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'11" 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 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 Yes, somewhat 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   Graduate degree Middle Atlantic
117 3433339394 Once a month 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 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, somewhat rude No No Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
118 3433335323 Once a month or less Usually 6'4" 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
119 3433334272 Once a month or less Once in a while 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 Four 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male > 60   Bachelor degree Pacific
120 3433333817 Never                                         Male 45-60   High school degree Mountain
121 3433332557 Once a year or less Never 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male > 60   Graduate degree Middle Atlantic
122 3433330676 Never                                         Male > 60   Graduate degree Pacific
123 3433329602 Once a year or less About half the time 5'11" Yes The people in the aisle and window seats get both arm rests 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 Once 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 No, not at all rude No No Male 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree East South Central
124 3433327095 Once a year or less Usually 5'8" 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 Four times 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 No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree West North Central
125 3433323600 Once a year or less Usually 5'10" No Other (please specify) 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 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 > 60 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
126 3433322189 Once a year or less About half the time 5'9" 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 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 > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
127 3433321137 Once a year or less Always 6'5" 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 No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 45-60 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
128 3433314320 Once a year or less Always 6'1" 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 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 Yes, very rude Yes No Male > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
129 3433313301 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'9" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests The person in aisle Everyone in the row should have some say Yes, very rude 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 Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree West North Central
130 3433312937 Never                                         Male 30-44 $25,000 - $49,999 High school degree East North Central
131 3433309728 Once a year or less                                                  
132 3433309493 Never                                         Female > 60 $0 - $24,999 High school degree Pacific
133 3433308627 Once a year or less Never 5'4" 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 Once 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, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Female > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree East North Central
134 3433307964 Never                                         Male 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree West North Central
135 3433307757 Once a year or less Once in a while 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 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 Female > 60   Graduate degree Middle Atlantic
136 3433307051 Never                                         Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 High school degree East North Central
137 3433305065 Once a year or less Usually Under 5 ft. No Other (please specify) Other (please specify) 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 No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Female > 60   Graduate degree Pacific
138 3433304709 Once a year or less Usually 5'6" 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 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 No No Female > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree East North Central
139 3433304455 Once a year or less Always 5'0" 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 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 Female > 60 150000 Graduate degree Middle Atlantic
140 3433303387 Once a month or less About half the time 5'11" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests Other (please specify) 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 No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male > 60 150000 Bachelor degree Mountain
141 3433300838 Once a year or less About half the time 5'6" 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 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 No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Female > 60 $25,000 - $49,999 High school degree New England
142 3433300075 Once a year or less Usually 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 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 > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Bachelor degree Middle Atlantic
143 3433299462 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, 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree West North Central
144 3433297138 Never                                         Female > 60 $0 - $24,999 Graduate degree Mountain
145 3433294983 Once a year or less Never 5'3" 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 Once 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 No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Female > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
146 3433292275 Never                                         Female > 60   Bachelor degree Pacific
147 3433292263 Once a year or less Usually 5'6" 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 Yes, somewhat 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 Yes, very rude No No Female > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
148 3433292155 Once a year or less Usually 5'3" 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Female > 60   Bachelor degree Middle Atlantic
149 3433292151 Once a month or less Usually 5'4" 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 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 Female > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree East South Central
150 3433289256 Once a year or less Usually 5'5" 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 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 Female > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree Pacific
151 3433285778 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 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, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Female > 60   Graduate degree East North Central
152 3433285772 Once a year or less Never 5'5" 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 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 No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Female > 60 $25,000 - $49,999 Graduate degree New England
153 3433285767 Once a year or less Usually 5'6" 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 Yes 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 > 60 $0 - $24,999 High school degree South Atlantic
154 3433284694 Once a year or less Usually 5'9" No 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 More than five times times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them Yes, somewhat rude No Yes, very 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 > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree West North Central
155 3433284218 Once a year or less Usually 5'4" 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 Yes, somewhat rude No No Female > 60 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
156 3433282292 Once a year or less Never 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 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 > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
157 3433282169 Never                                         Male > 60 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree West North Central
158 3433281784 Once a year or less Always 6'0" 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 No, not rude at all No Yes, somewhat 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 > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
159 3433280971 Never                                         Female > 60 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
160 3433280373 Never                                         Male 45-60 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree Middle Atlantic
161 3433279839 Once a year or less Once in a while 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male > 60 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
162 3433279798 A few times per month Once in a while 6'4" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests 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 Yes 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 30-44 150000 Graduate degree Pacific
163 3433278680 A few times per month Usually 5'4" 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 No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them No, not rude at all No Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Female > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree South Atlantic
164 3433278304 Once a year or less Once in a while 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 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 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 No, not at all rude No No Female > 60 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
165 3433277841 Once a year 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 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, somewhat rude 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 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
166 3433275891 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'6" 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 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, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Female > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 High school degree West South Central
167 3433274937 Once a year or less Never 5'4" 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 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 Female > 60 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree Middle Atlantic
168 3433273649 Once a year or less Usually 5'5" 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes No Female > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree Pacific
169 3433273447 Never                                         Male > 60   Graduate degree East North Central
170 3433273305 Once a year or less Once in a while 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 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 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 West North Central
171 3433270331 A few times per week Always 6'5" Yes Other (please specify) Other (please specify) 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 Yes Yes Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
172 3433269181 Never                                         Female > 60 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
173 3433268645 Once a month or less Always 5'9" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests The person in aisle The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No          
174 3433268138 Once a year or less Always 6'0" 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 Yes, somewhat 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 No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 45-60 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree West South Central
175 3433265290 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 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 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 Graduate degree Pacific
176 3433265138 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'3" 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude No No Female > 60 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree Pacific
177 3433263834 Never                                         Female > 60 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
178 3433263574 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 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 > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
179 3433262682 Once a year or less About half the time 5'6" 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 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 No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Female > 60   Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
180 3433262269 Once a month or less Always 5'9" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests The person in aisle The person in the window seat should have exclusive control Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat 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 No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 45-60 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree Middle Atlantic
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
182 3433260894 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 Yes, somewhat rude 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 Yes 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 > 60   Graduate degree West North Central
183 3433260889 Once a month or less About half the time 5'6" 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 Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Female > 60 150000 Bachelor degree East North Central
184 3433260449 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'5" 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 45-60   Bachelor degree Pacific
185 3433260241 Once a year or less Never 5'4" 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 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, very rude No No Female 30-44   Bachelor degree West South Central
186 3433259149 Once a year or less About half the time Under 5 ft. Yes 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 Once 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 Female 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Graduate degree South Atlantic
187 3433259146 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'1" 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 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 No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Female > 60 $25,000 - $49,999 Bachelor degree West North Central
188 3433258577 A few times per month Always 5'8" 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 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 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 Female 30-44 $100,000 - $149,999 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
189 3433258429 Never                                         Female 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree New England
190 3433257810 Once a year or less                                                  
191 3433256501 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'2" No 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 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 Female > 60   Graduate degree East North Central
192 3433256432 Once a year or less Never 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Female 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
193 3433254127 Every day Always 6'6" and above Yes Other (please specify) Other (please specify) The person in the window seat should have exclusive control 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 Yes Yes Female 30-44     Pacific
194 3433254063 Once a year or less Once in a while 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 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, 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 No, not at all rude No No Female 30-44 $25,000 - $49,999 Graduate degree Middle Atlantic
195 3433253031 Once a month or less Always Under 5 ft. 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 Yes, they should not recline their chair if the person behind them asks them not to No, not rude at all No Yes, very 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 Female 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree West North Central
196 3433252843 Once a year or less Never 6'1" 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes 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 > 60   Graduate degree West North Central
197 3433251770 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'5" 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes 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 Female 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Graduate degree Middle Atlantic
198 3433250869 Once a month or less About half the time 5'3" No The arm rests should be shared The person by the window 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 No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 30-44 $25,000 - $49,999 Less than high school degree Middle Atlantic
199 3433249096 Once a year or less Usually 5'4" 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, very 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 No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Female 30-44 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree Mountain
200 3433246146 Once a year or less Usually 5'6" 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes 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 Female > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic

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  "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
);