Masculinity Survey: masculinity-survey.csv

This directory contains data behind the story What Do Men Think It Means To Be A Man?.

masculinity-survey.csv contains the results of a survey of 1,615 adult men conducted by SurveyMonkey in partnership with FiveThirtyEight and WNYC Studios from May 10-22, 2018. The modeled error estimate for this survey is plus or minus 2.5 percentage points. The percentages have been weighted for age, race, education, and geography using the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey to reflect the demographic composition of the United States age 18 and over. Crosstabs with less than 100 respondents have been left blank because responses would not be statistically significant.

raw-responses.csv contains all 1,615 responses to the survey including the weights for each response. Responses to open-ended questions have been omitted, including those where a respondent explained what they meant by selecting the "other" option in response to a question.

masculinity-survey.pdf contains the questions corresponding to the colums in the raw responses file.

Data license: CC Attribution 4.0 License · Data source: fivethirtyeight/data on GitHub

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Link rowid AMONG ADULT MEN Unnamed: 1 Adult Men Age Unnamed: 4 Unnamed: 5 Race Unnamed: 7 Children Unnamed: 9 Sexual Orientation Unnamed: 11 ▼
2 In general, how masculine or "manly" do you feel?                      
8 How important is it to you that others see you as masculine?                      
14 Where have you gotten your ideas about what it means to be a good man? (Select all that apply.)                      
21 Do you think that society puts pressure on men in a way that is unhealthy or bad for them?                      
25 Ask a friend for professional advice                      
32 Ask a friend for personal advice                      
39 Express physical affection to male friends, like hugging, rubbing shoulders                      
46 Cry                      
53 Get in a physical fight with another person                      
60 Have sexual relations with women, including anything from kissing to sex                      
67 Have sexual relations with men, including anything from kissing to sex                      
74 Watch sports of any kind                      
81 Work out                      
88 See a therapist                      
95 Feel lonely or isolated                      
102 Which of the following do you worry about on a daily or near daily basis? (Select all that apply.)                      
115 Which of the following categories best describes your employment status?                      
123 AMONG EMPLOYED: In which of the following ways would you say it?s an advantage to be a man at your work right now? (Select all that apply).                      
124   Men are taken more seriously 23%   16% 27% 20% 27% 20% 27% 21%  
125   Men make more money 18%   15% 19% 16% 22% 15% 22% 17%  
126   Men have more choice 16%   12% 21% 13% 20% 14% 18% 15%  
127   Men have more promotion/professional development opportunities 14%   11% 19% 16% 11% 13% 17% 13%  
128   Men generally have more support from their managers 11%   8% 18% 10% 12% 10% 12% 10%  
129   Men are explicitly praised more often 8%   5% 6% 8% 7% 5% 11% 7%  
130   Other (please specify) 7%   7% 7% 10% 1% 8% 5% 7%  
131   None of the above 59%   68% 50% 61% 57% 63% 55% 61%  
132 AMONG EMPLOYED: In which of the following ways would you say it?s a disadvantage to be a man at your work right now? (Select all that apply.)                      
133   Managers want to hire and promote women 18%   15% 18% 17% 21% 20% 17% 19%  
134   Greater risk of being accused of sexual harassment 42%   43% 43% 43% 41% 44% 40% 43%  
135   Greater risk of being accused of being sexist or racist 38%   40% 33% 40% 35% 37% 38% 37%  
136   Other (please specify) 5%   6% 4% 6% 3% 4% 6% 5%  
137   None of the above 42%   43% 45% 43% 41% 43% 42% 43%  
138 AMONG EMPLOYED: Have you seen or heard of a sexual harassment incident at your work? If so, how did you respond? (Select all that apply.)                      
139   Contacted the HR department 8%   7% 10% 7% 11% 9% 7% 8%  
140   Did not respond at all 8%   7% 1% 5% 14% 5% 12% 7%  
141   Reached out to the victim to offer support 7%   7% 9% 9% 5% 9% 6% 7%  
142   Contacted the manager of the accused person 7%   5% 4% 6% 7% 6% 7% 7%  
143   Confronted the accused person 5%   5% 5% 4% 5% 6% 3% 5%  
144   Other (please specify) 3%   4% 3% 4% 1% 1% 6% 3%  
145   Never witnessed sexual harassment 75%   76% 81% 76% 73% 79% 69% 76%  
146 AMONG THOSE WHO DID NOT RESPOND TO HARASSMENT: And which of the following is the main reason you did not respond?                      
147   You didn't want to get involved                    
148   You weren't sure it was sexual harassment                    
149   You didn't think it was your place                    
150   You weren't sure who to contact                    
151   Other (please specify)                    
152   No answer                    
153 AMONG EMPLOYED: How much have you heard about the #MeToo movement?                      
154   A lot 42%   41% 39% 42% 40% 37% 48% 41%  
155   Some 24%   24% 27% 26% 19% 23% 24% 24%  
156   Only a little 11%   11% 18% 10% 13% 11% 10% 11%  
157   Nothing at all 24%   23% 16% 22% 28% 29% 18% 25%  
158   No answer 0%   0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%  
159 AMONG EMPLOYED WHO'VE HEARD OF METOO: As a man, would you say you think about your behavior at work differently in the wake of #MeToo?                      
160   Yes 34%   32% 23% 33% 37% 27% 42% 33%  
161   No 65%   67% 77% 66% 62% 71% 57% 66%  
162   No answer 1%   1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%  
163 Do you typically feel as though you're expected to make the first move in romantic relationships?                      
167 How often do you try to be the one who pays when on a date?                      
174 AMONG THOSE WHO TRY TO PAY ON FIRST DATE: Which of the following are reasons why you try to pay on dates? (Select all that apply).                      
175   It's the right thing to do 66%   68% 69% 66% 65% 70% 60% 67%  
176   You asked the person out, so you feel obligated to pay 49%   49% 52% 49% 49% 47% 51% 48%  
177   You feel good about being the one who pays 39%   39% 34% 36% 46% 39% 40% 39%  
178   Societal expectations, even though you don?t always think you should have to pay 27%   26% 22% 27% 27% 23% 33% 27%  
179   You make more money than your date 11%   9% 14% 11% 12% 10% 13% 11%  
180   You try to pay to see if the other person will offer to share in the cost 7%   7% 7% 4% 13% 4% 10% 6%  
181   Other (please specify) 7%   8% 8% 9% 3% 8% 7% 7%  
182 When you want to be physically intimate with someone, how do you gauge their interest? (Select all that apply.)                      
189 Over the past 12 months, when it comes to sexual boundaries, which of the following things have you done? (Select all that apply.)                      
194 Have you changed your behavior in romantic relationships in the wake of #MeToo movement?                      
198 Are you now married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married?                      
205 Do you have any children? (Select all that apply.)                      
209 Would you describe your sexual orientation as:                      
215 Are you:                      
221 What is the last grade of school you completed?                      
228 age3                      
232                        
7   No answer 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0%
24   No answer 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0%
31   No answer 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
38   No answer 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 0%
45   No answer 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
59   No answer 1% 2% 1% 1% 0% 3% 0% 2% 1% 0%
80   No answer 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0%
94   No answer 2% 0% 3% 4% 2% 3% 2% 2% 2% 0%
122   No answer 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
173   No answer 2% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 0%
197   No answer 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
202   Separated 2% 0% 2% 3% 2% 2% 3% 1% 2% 0%
204   No answer 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
210   Straight 84% 73% 88% 93% 85% 82% 95% 72% 100% 0%
213   Other 3% 5% 3% 1% 3% 3% 1% 6% 0% 0%
214   No answer 2% 4% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 0% 0%
222   Did not complete high school 4% 3% 4% 5% 4% 5% 6% 2% 4% 0%
13   No answer 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
51   Never, and not open to it 9% 14% 6% 6% 6% 15% 7% 10% 10% 1%
52   No answer 4% 0% 4% 9% 4% 3% 5% 3% 5% 1%
73   No answer 1% 0% 1% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
87   No answer 2% 0% 2% 6% 2% 2% 3% 1% 2% 1%
166   No answer 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1%

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CREATE TABLE "masculinity-survey/masculinity-survey" (
"AMONG ADULT MEN" TEXT,
  "Unnamed: 1" TEXT,
  "Adult Men" TEXT,
  "Age" TEXT,
  "Unnamed: 4" TEXT,
  "Unnamed: 5" TEXT,
  "Race" TEXT,
  "Unnamed: 7" TEXT,
  "Children" TEXT,
  "Unnamed: 9" TEXT,
  "Sexual Orientation" TEXT,
  "Unnamed: 11" TEXT
);
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