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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19 rows where How tall are you? = "5'1"" sorted by How often do you travel by plane?

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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?, 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?, Age, Household Income, Education, Location (Census Region)

Generally speaking, is it rude to say more than a few words tothe stranger sitting next to you on a plane?

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)
423 3432870182 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'1" No The arm rests should be shared Other (please specify) 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 No Yes, somewhat 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 South Atlantic
636 3432490362 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'1" 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 Yes, somewhat 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 No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes No Female 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree South Atlantic
922 3431871050 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'1" 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Female 18-29   High school degree South Atlantic
1003 3431754696 Once a month or less Once in a while 5'1" 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 Yes, somewhat rude Four times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them Yes, somewhat rude Yes Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Female 45-60   Graduate degree East North Central
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
216 3433219750 Once a year or less Usually 5'1" 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 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 Female 30-44   Graduate degree New England
308 3433091714 Once a year or less Never 5'1" 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 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 No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes No Female > 60   Graduate degree South Atlantic
524 3432662408 Once a year or less Never 5'1" 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 Three 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, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Female 30-44 150000 Graduate degree Middle Atlantic
549 3432630149 Once a year or less Once in a while 5'1" 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 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 No, not at all rude No No Female 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Graduate degree West North Central
552 3432627503 Once a year or less Usually 5'1" 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 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 No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Female > 60 $0 - $24,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
581 3432590797 Once a year or less Never 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, 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 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, very rude No No Female 18-29 $25,000 - $49,999 High school degree Middle Atlantic
618 3432525300 Once a year or less Never 5'1" 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 It is not okay to get up during flight No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them Yes, somewhat rude Yes Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude No No Female 30-44 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree Mountain
642 3432482309 Once a year or less About half the time 5'1" 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 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 No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Female 18-29 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
665 3432443875 Once a year or less Always 5'1" Yes 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 No, not at all rude Once 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 Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Female 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
844 3432133469 Once a year or less Never 5'1" 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 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 Female 45-60 150000 Graduate degree East North Central
892 3431974147 Once a year or less Usually 5'1" Yes 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 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 No, not at all rude No No Female 30-44 $50,000 - $99,999 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
933 3431846827 Once a year or less Always 5'1" No Other (please specify) 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 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 Female 18-29   Bachelor degree Pacific
995 3431764152 Once a year or less Always 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 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 No, not at all rude No No Female > 60 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree West North Central
1011 3431751287 Once a year or less Always 5'1" 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Female 45-60 $0 - $24,999 Graduate 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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