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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27 rows where How tall are you? = "6'2"" 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?, Gender, 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)
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
810 3432207463 A few times per month Usually 6'2" No The person in the middle seat gets both arm rests The person by the window 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 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 45-60 150000 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 Some college or Associate degree Pacific
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
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
242 3433184541 Once a month or less Never 6'2"   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 More than five times times No, the person on the flight has no obligation to the person behind them Yes, very rude No No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male > 60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
561 3432614225 Once a month or less Never 6'2" 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, very rude Yes No, not at all rude No, not at all rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 18-29 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree West South Central
586 3432582665 Once a month 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 Three 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 No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No, not at all rude No No Male 45-60 150000 Graduate degree Middle Atlantic
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
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
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
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
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
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
222 3433212442 Once a year or less Never 6'2" No The people in the aisle and window seats get 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude No No Male 18-29   High school degree South Atlantic
374 3432981204 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'2" 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 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 18-29 $0 - $24,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
432 3432855309 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'2" Yes The arm rests should be shared 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 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 45-60 $100,000 - $149,999 Bachelor degree South Atlantic
517 3432674865 Once a year or less Once in a while 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes 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 45-60 $25,000 - $49,999 Some college or Associate degree South Atlantic
529 3432656062 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 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 Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude Yes, somewhat rude Yes, very rude No No Male 18-29   Bachelor degree New England
612 3432529869 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 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 Graduate degree Pacific
614 3432527936 Once a year or less Always 6'2" 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 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 Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 Bachelor degree East North Central
654 3432463048 Once a year or less Once in a while 6'2" 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 Yes, somewhat 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 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 Male 45-60 $50,000 - $99,999 High school degree East North Central
694 3432404026 Once a year or less Always 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 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 Yes, very rude Yes, very rude No No Male 18-29   Some college or Associate degree West South Central
856 3432112271 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 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, somewhat rude No, not at all rude Yes, very rude Yes No Male 45-60 $100,000 - $149,999 Some college or Associate degree Middle Atlantic
869 3432077793 Once a year or less Never 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 Three times 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, somewhat rude No No Female 18-29 $100,000 - $149,999 Graduate degree Pacific
877 3432055722 Once a year or less Never 6'2" 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 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   Bachelor degree Middle 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?" 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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