2007 SONS Transfers: Results and Summary: Part 6

Demographic Information

To provide the best advising and services possible, it is important for campus administrators and planners to be well informed about the backgrounds of all Berkeley students. The information you provide is confidential.

46. What is your dependent status? The official definition of dependent and independent can be paraphrased as follows:

Dependent
living with and receiving at least half of your support from parents/guardians and possibly siblings
Independent
born before 1982, and/or married, and/or supporting children of your own.

Please answer accordingly.

  898  (66.3%)  Dependent on a parent or other guardian

If you are DEPENDENT, to the best of your knowledge, which category includes the total annual combined income of your parent(s) or other guardian?

  126  (15.0%)   Less than $20,000
  125  (14.9%)   $20,000 to $34,999
  105  (12.5%)   $35,000 to $49,999
  67  (8.0%)   $50,000 to $64,999
  73  (8.7%)   $65,000 to $79,999
  98  (11.7%)   $80,000 to $99,999
  113  (13.5%)   $100,000 to $124,999
  36  (4.3%)   $125,000 to $149,999
  36  (4.3%)   $150,000 to $199,999
  60  (7.2%)   $200,000 or more
  [589 missing]     Parent or guardian income

How confident are you that your estimate is reasonably correct?

278  (32.0%)   Very confident
395  (45.5%)   Confident
196  (22.6%)   Not confident at all

457  (33.7%)   Independent

If you are INDEPENDENT, which category includes the total annual combined income of your household before coming to Berkeley (1st pull-down menu) and while at Berkeley (2nd pull-down menu)?

  277  (62.0%)   Less than $20,000
  78  (17.4%)   $20,000 to $34,999
  34  (7.6%)   $35,000 to $49,999
  18  (4.0%)   $50,000 to $64,999
  12  (2.7%)   $65,000 to $79,999
  11  (2.5%)   $80,000 to $99,999
  13  (2.9%)   $100,000 to $124,999
  1  (0.2%)   $125,000 to $149,999
  3  (0.7%)   $200,000 or more
  [980 missing]     Before Berkeley

  339  (77.2%)   Less than $20,000
  46  (10.5%)   $20,000 to $34,999
  17  (3.9%)   $35,000 to $49,999
  9  (2.1%)   $50,000 to $64,999
  8  (1.8%)   $65,000 to $79,999
  5  (1.1%)   $80,000 to $99,999
  10  (2.3%)   $100,000 to $124,999
  4  (0.9%)   $125,000 to $149,999
  1  (0.2%)   $200,000 or more
  [988 missing]     While at Berkeley

What is your marital status?

343  (75.4%)   Not married
112  (24.6%)   Married

47. Do you have dependents?

1256  (92.8%)   No
29  (2.1%)   Yes, and they are all 18 or older

What are the ages of your adult dependent(s)? If you don't have a listed type of dependent, please leave the field blank.

 Age
Spouse or partner 19   1  (11.1%) 
23   1  (11.1%) 
24   1  (11.1%) 
27   1  (11.1%) 
29   1  (11.1%) 
33   1  (11.1%) 
47   1  (11.1%) 
49   1  (11.1%) 
62   1  (11.1%)
Parent or grandparent #1 47   2  (11.1%) 
48   1  (5.6%) 
53   1  (5.6%) 
55   3  (16.7%) 
56   2  (11.1%) 
58   3  (16.7%) 
60   1  (5.6%) 
65   3  (16.7%) 
77   1  (5.6%) 
79   1  (5.6%)
Parent or grandparent #2 1   1  (8.3%) 
38   1  (8.3%) 
45   1  (8.3%) 
47   2  (16.7%) 
51   1  (8.3%) 
53   1  (8.3%) 
56   1  (8.3%) 
57   1  (8.3%) 
60   2  (16.7%) 
62   1  (8.3%)
Other adult dependent #1 18   2  (40.0%) 
19   1  (20.0%) 
20   1  (20.0%) 
30   1  (20.0%)
Other adult dependent #2 20   1  (100.0%)

68  (5.0%)   Yes, and at least one dependent is under 18

What are the ages of your adult dependent(s)? If you don't have a listed type of dependent, please leave the field blank.

 Age
Spouse or partner 17   1  (4.3%) 
22   1  (4.3%) 
26   3  (13.0%) 
27   1  (4.3%) 
28   2  (8.7%) 
30   4  (17.4%) 
31   1  (4.3%) 
33   2  (8.7%) 
34   1  (4.3%) 
36   1  (4.3%) 
40   1  (4.3%) 
41   1  (4.3%) 
44   2  (8.7%) 
54   1  (4.3%) 
63   1  (4.3%)
Parent or grandparent #1 56   1  (16.7%) 
63   1  (16.7%) 
64   1  (16.7%) 
70   1  (16.7%) 
74   1  (16.7%) 
79   1  (16.7%)
Parent or grandparent #2  
Other adult dependent #1 18   1  (33.3%) 
20   1  (33.3%) 
28   1  (33.3%)
Other adult dependent #2 21   1  (100.0%)

What are the ages of your dependent children?

Age of 1st childAge of 2nd child (if any)Age of 3rd child (if any)Age of 4th child (if any)Age of 5th child (if any)
3  (4.6%)   Less than one year 
  1  (1.5%)   1 
  7  (10.8%)   2 
  8  (12.3%)   3 
  5  (7.7%)   4 
  4  (6.2%)   5 
  3  (4.6%)   6 
  3  (4.6%)   7 
  5  (7.7%)   8 
  4  (6.2%)   9 
  5  (7.7%)   10 
  3  (4.6%)   11 
  2  (3.1%)   12 
  2  (3.1%)   13 
  1  (1.5%)   14 
  6  (9.2%)   15 
  1  (1.5%)   16 
  2  (3.1%)   17 
  [1362 missing]     (Select one) 
 
2  (9.5%)   Less than one year 
  1  (4.8%)   1 
  1  (4.8%)   3 
  1  (4.8%)   4 
  1  (4.8%)   5 
  1  (4.8%)   6 
  2  (9.5%)   7 
  2  (9.5%)   8 
  3  (14.3%)   9 
  1  (4.8%)   10 
  1  (4.8%)   11 
  1  (4.8%)   12 
  1  (4.8%)   15 
  1  (4.8%)   16 
  2  (9.5%)   17 
  [1406 missing]     None 
 
1  (16.7%)   Less than one year 
  1  (16.7%)   5 
  2  (33.3%)   6 
  1  (16.7%)   9 
  1  (16.7%)   17 
  [1421 missing]     None 
 
1  (50.0%)   Less than one year 
  1  (50.0%)   1 
  [1425 missing]     None 
 
[1427 missing]     None 
 

The following section (questions A-L) is designed specifically for students with children, also called student parents, in order to help university administrators better understand their needs and concerns. Your candid responses on this section are especially appreciated and will be used to shape programs and policies for student parents at UC Berkeley.

A) When you applied to UC Berkeley, had you heard of its support services for student parents?

37  (57.8%)   No
27  (42.2%)   Yes

How important were these support services in your decision to attend UC Berkeley?

10  (37.0%)   Essential
8  (29.6%)   Very important
5  (18.5%)   Somewhat important
4  (14.8%)   Not important at all

B) While you were enrolled at your community college, how often did you use these campus services?

 NeverOccasionallySomewhat frequentlyOftenWas not available to me
Financial aid 17  (26.6%)   9  (14.1%)   3  (4.7%)   34  (53.1%)   1  (1.6%)  
On-campus childcare 43  (67.2%)   2  (3.1%)   1  (1.6%)   9  (14.1%)   9  (14.1%)  
EOPS 38  (59.4%)   4  (6.2%)     16  (25.0%)   6  (9.4%)  
CARE 49  (76.6%)   2  (3.1%)     5  (7.8%)   8  (12.5%)  
CalWORKs 43  (68.3%)   1  (1.6%)     12  (19.0%)   7  (11.1%)  
Counseling or advising 4  (6.2%)   24  (37.5%)   11  (17.2%)   24  (37.5%)   1  (1.6%)  
Transfer Center 11  (17.2%)   26  (40.6%)   10  (15.6%)   16  (25.0%)   1  (1.6%)  
Tutoring Center 24  (37.5%)   19  (29.7%)   3  (4.7%)   17  (26.6%)   1  (1.6%)  
Career Center 38  (59.4%)   20  (31.2%)   1  (1.6%)   3  (4.7%)   2  (3.1%)  

C) Over the last 12 months, which of these CalWORKs benefits have you received? Please select all that apply.

13  (0.9%)   Cash aid
15  (1.1%)   Food stamps
24  (1.7%)   Medi-Cal
12  (0.8%)   Support services (such as childcare, transportation allowance,
7  (0.5%)   reimbursement for school-related expenses)
32  (2.2%)   None of the above

Which of these CalWORKs benefits do you expect to receive during the next 12 months? Please select all that apply.

 For myself and my childrenFor my children onlyNot at all
Cash aid 10  (18.2%)   4  (7.3%)   41  (74.5%)  
Food stamps 14  (25.0%)   2  (3.6%)   40  (71.4%)  
Medi-Cal 18  (31.0%)   9  (15.5%)   31  (53.4%)  
Support services (such as childcare, transportation allowance, 10  (18.2%)   5  (9.1%)   40  (72.7%)  
reimbursement for school-related expenses) 8  (15.4%)   1  (1.9%)   43  (82.7%)  

D) Did you attend the CalSO orientation for new transfer students?

56  (87.5%)   Yes
8  (12.5%)   No

Why not? Please select all that apply.

2  (0.1%)   It was too expensive to attend
4  (0.3%)   It was too difficult to get there
1  (0.1%)   I had to work during that time
5  (0.4%)   I had to care for my child(ren) during that time
1  (0.1%)   I was unable to find housing accommodations for my family
1  (0.1%)   Other, please specify: [Open-ended text field]

I haven't heard of this

E) Did you attend the Head Start Workshop for student parents?

11  (17.2%)   Yes
10  (15.6%)   No

Why not? Please select all that apply.

It was too expensive to attend
4  (0.3%)   It was too difficult to get there
6  (0.4%)   I had to work during that time
3  (0.2%)   I had to care for my child(ren) during that time
I was unable to find housing accomodations for my family
4  (0.3%)   Other, please specify: [Open-ended text field]

43  (67.2%)   I haven't heard of this

F) Have you ever communicated, in person, by telephone, or by email, with a UC Berkeley college or departmental advisor to discuss your first semester courses?

16  (25.0%)   No
47  (73.4%)   Yes

Did the advisor tell you that student parents in the College of Letters & Science may have the option of taking a reduced course load?

5  (10.6%)   I am not in the College of Letters & Science
15  (31.9%)   No
27  (57.4%)   Yes
Don't remember

1  (1.6%)   Don't remember/Don't know

G) Thinking ahead to the 2007-08 academic year, how concerned are you about your ability to do the following?

 Not at all concernedSomewhat concernedVery concerned
Support my family financially 13  (20.3%)   16  (25.0%)   35  (54.7%)  
Secure adequate childcare 28  (43.8%)   17  (26.6%)   19  (29.7%)  
Find adequate and affordable housing 24  (37.5%)   20  (31.2%)   20  (31.2%)  
Enroll school-age children in area schools 38  (60.3%)   15  (23.8%)   10  (15.9%)  
Leave behind support system of family & friends who help with parenting responsibilities 32  (50.8%)   13  (20.6%)   18  (28.6%)  
Balance academic and parenting/household responsibilities 4  (6.3%)   22  (34.9%)   37  (58.7%)  
Spend quality time with child(ren) 5  (7.9%)   19  (30.2%)   39  (61.9%)  
Spend quality time with spouse/partner 19  (30.2%)   23  (36.5%)   21  (33.3%)  
Find adequate study time 2  (3.2%)   21  (33.3%)   40  (63.5%)  
Be involved in campus activities outside of classes 14  (22.2%)   22  (34.9%)   27  (42.9%)  
Other, please specify: [Open-ended text field] 13  (76.5%)   1  (5.9%)   3  (17.6%)  

Which of these are you most concerned about?

20  (31.2%)   Support my family financially
2  (3.1%)   Secure adequate childcare
1  (1.6%)   Find adequate and affordable housing
Enroll school-age children in area schools
1  (1.6%)   Leave behind support system of family & friends who help with parenting responsibilities
22  (34.4%)   Balance academic and parenting/household responsibilities
10  (15.6%)   Spend quality time with my child(ren)
1  (1.6%)   Spend quality time with my spouse/partner
6  (9.4%)   Find adequate study time
1  (1.6%)   Be involved in campus activities outside of classes
Other (as described above)

H) Did you relocate your family from another city in order to attend UC Berkeley?

27  (42.2%)   No
11  (17.2%)   No, but I am planning to
26  (40.6%)   Yes

I) Did you apply for UC Childcare (Early Childhood Education Program)?

14  (22.2%)   Yes

Were your child or children accepted into the program?

7  (46.7%)   Yes
3  (20.0%)   No
1  (6.7%)   Don't know yet
4  (26.7%)   My child(ren) are on the waiting list
Other, please specify:

38  (60.3%)   No

Why not? Please check all that apply.

2  (0.1%)   I did not know how to apply
3  (0.2%)   It is too expensive
2  (0.1%)   The waiting list is too long
12  (0.8%)   I prefer my current childcare situation
10  (0.7%)   My child(ren) are too old for the program
10  (0.7%)   Other, please specify: [Open-ended text field]

11  (17.5%)   I have not heard of this

J) Did you apply for UC Family Housing?

28  (44.4%)   Yes
30  (47.6%)   No

Why not? Please check all that apply.

I did not know how to apply
4  (0.3%)   It is too expensive
1  (0.1%)   The waiting list is too long
4  (0.3%)   I had concerns about the location or the size or quality of the units
16  (1.1%)   I prefer my current housing situation
6  (0.4%)   Other, please specify: [Open-ended text field]

5  (7.9%)   I have not heard of this

K) Are you enrolled in an Education 198 transition course designed for transfer students (such as Strategies for Success at Cal for Transfer Students or The Adult Learner)?

24  (38.7%)   Yes
6  (9.7%)   No, but I intend to enroll
29  (46.8%)   No
3  (4.8%)   I have not heard of this

L) Are you enrolled in the Education 198 transition course designed for student parents titled Once Upon a University: An Orientation Course for Student Parents?

20  (31.2%)   Yes
10  (15.6%)   No, but I intend to enroll
29  (45.3%)   No

Why not? Please check all that apply.

7  (0.5%)   I cannot take any more units
12  (0.8%)   It conflicts with another course I am taking
10  (0.7%)   I am not interested
5  (0.4%)   Other, please specify: [Open-ended text field]

5  (7.8%)   I have not heard of this

48. When did you first come to the United States to live?

848  (62.4%)   I was born in the United States
244  (17.9%)   2003 or later
46  (3.4%)   2002
26  (1.9%)   2001
21  (1.5%)   2000
19  (1.4%)   1999
12  (0.9%)   1998
11  (0.8%)   1997
12  (0.9%)   1996
11  (0.8%)   1995
10  (0.7%)   1994
100  (7.4%)   1993 or earlier

49. Were your parents born in the United States?

524  (38.6%)   Both my mother and father were born in the United States

What was the highest education level reached by each of your parents in the United States or a foreign country if applicable?

Mother

In the U.S.

  14  (2.7%)   Less than high school
  19  (3.6%)   GED
  176  (33.7%)   High school degree
  70  (13.4%)   Associate's degree or postsecondary certificate
  121  (23.2%)   Bachelor's degree
  20  (3.8%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate (e.g., teaching certificate)
  70  (13.4%)   Master's
  17  (3.3%)   Professional degree
  15  (2.9%)   Doctorate
  [906 missing]     (Select one)

In a foreign country

  3  (37.5%)   Less than the equivalent of high school in the U.S.
  3  (37.5%)   U.S. high school equivalent
  2  (25.0%)   Equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's
  [1420 missing]     (Select one)

Father

In the U.S.

  25  (4.8%)   Less than high school
  12  (2.3%)   GED
  156  (30.2%)   High school degree
  53  (10.3%)   Associate's degree or postsecondary certificate
  130  (25.1%)   Bachelor's degree
  5  (1.0%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate (e.g., teaching certificate)
  67  (13.0%)   Master's
  36  (7.0%)   Professional degree
  33  (6.4%)   Doctorate
  [911 missing]     (Select one)

In a foreign country

  2  (22.2%)   U.S. high school equivalent
  5  (55.6%)   Equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's
  2  (22.2%)   Equivalent of a U.S. master's
  [1419 missing]     (Select one)

61  (4.5%)   My mother was born in the US, but my father was not

What was the highest level of education reached by your father in his country of birth before coming to live in the United States?"

  27  (44.3%)   Less than the equivalent of high school in the U.S.
  19  (31.1%)   U.S. high school equivalent
  1  (1.6%)   Equivalent of a U.S. associate's or postsecondary certificate
  9  (14.8%)   Equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's
  1  (1.6%)   Equivalent of a U.S. master's
  1  (1.6%)   A professional degree
  3  (4.9%)   Professional degree
  [1366 missing]     (Select one)

Did your father continue his education in the U.S? If yes, select level below.

  9  (20.9%)   Less than high school
  7  (16.3%)   High school degree
  5  (11.6%)   Associate's degree or postsecondary certificate
  5  (11.6%)   Bachelor's degree
  1  (2.3%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate (e.g., teaching certificate)
  10  (23.3%)   Master's
  1  (2.3%)   Professional degree
  5  (11.6%)   Doctorate
  [1384 missing]     (Select one)

What was the highest level of education reached by your mother in the US or a foreign country if applicable?

In the U.S.

  3  (4.9%)   Less than high school
  1  (1.6%)   GED
  17  (27.9%)   High school degree
  11  (18.0%)   Associate's degree or postsecondary certificate
  17  (27.9%)   Bachelor's degree
  2  (3.3%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate (e.g., teaching certificate)
  6  (9.8%)   Master's
  2  (3.3%)   Professional degree
  2  (3.3%)   Doctorate
  [1366 missing]     (Select one)

In a foreign country

  4  (66.7%)   Less than the equivalent of high school in the U.S.
  1  (16.7%)   Equivalent of a U.S. associate's or postsecondary certificate
  1  (16.7%)   A professional degree
  [1421 missing]     (Select one)

  77  (5.7%)   My father was born in the US, but my mother was not

What was the highest level of education reached by your mother in her country of birth before coming to live in the United States?"

  20  (26.7%)   Less than the equivalent of high school in the U.S.
  22  (29.3%)   U.S. high school equivalent
  9  (12.0%)   Equivalent of a U.S. associate's or postsecondary certificate
  17  (22.7%)   Equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's
  2  (2.7%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate
  1  (1.3%)   Equivalent of a U.S. master's
  2  (2.7%)   A professional degree
  2  (2.7%)   Professional degree
  [1352 missing]     (Select one)

Did your mother continue her education in the U.S.? If yes, select the level below.

  2  (4.8%)   Less than high school
  3  (7.1%)   GED
  8  (19.0%)   High school degree
  8  (19.0%)   Associate's degree or postsecondary certificate
  7  (16.7%)   Bachelor's degree
  1  (2.4%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate (e.g., teaching certificate)
  6  (14.3%)   Master's
  5  (11.9%)   Professional degree
  2  (4.8%)   Doctorate
  [1385 missing]     (Select one)

What was the highest level of education reached by your father in the US or a foreign country if applicable?

In the U.S.

  5  (6.7%)   Less than high school
  1  (1.3%)   GED
  14  (18.7%)   High school degree
  9  (12.0%)   Associate's degree or postsecondary certificate
  18  (24.0%)   Bachelor's degree
  2  (2.7%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate (e.g., teaching certificate)
  14  (18.7%)   Master's
  4  (5.3%)   Professional degree
  8  (10.7%)   Doctorate
  [1352 missing]     (Select one)

In a foreign country

  1  (20.0%)   Equivalent of a U.S. associate's or postsecondary certificate
  2  (40.0%)   Equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's
  1  (20.0%)   A professional degree
  1  (20.0%)   Equivalent of a U.S. doctorate
  [1422 missing]     (Select one)

  599  (44.2%)   Neither my mother nor my father were born in the US

What was the highest level of education reached by your father in his country of birth before coming to live in the United States?"

  168  (25.6%)   Less than the equivalent of high school in the U.S.
  192  (29.3%)   U.S. high school equivalent
  43  (6.6%)   Equivalent of a U.S. associate's or postsecondary certificate
  167  (25.5%)   Equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's
  4  (0.6%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate
  42  (6.4%)   Equivalent of a U.S. master's
  5  (0.8%)   A professional degree
  11  (1.7%)   Equivalent of a U.S. doctorate
  8  (1.2%)   Professional degree
  16  (2.4%)   Doctorate
  [771 missing]     (Select one)

What was the highest level of education reached by your mother in her country of birth before coming to live in the United States?"

  164  (24.8%)   Less than the equivalent of high school in the U.S.
  232  (35.1%)   U.S. high school equivalent
  66  (10.0%)   Equivalent of a U.S. associate's or postsecondary certificate
  133  (20.1%)   Equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's
  4  (0.6%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate
  41  (6.2%)   Equivalent of a U.S. master's
  8  (1.2%)   A professional degree
  4  (0.6%)   Equivalent of a U.S. doctorate
  6  (0.9%)   Professional degree
  3  (0.5%)   Doctorate
  [766 missing]     (Select one)

Did your mother and/or father continue their education in the U.S.? If yes, select the level below.

Mother

In the U.S.

  58  (30.9%)   Less than high school
  4  (2.1%)   GED
  26  (13.8%)   High school degree
  33  (17.6%)   Associate's degree or postsecondary certificate
  26  (13.8%)   Bachelor's degree
  4  (2.1%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate (e.g., teaching certificate)
  26  (13.8%)   Master's
  6  (3.2%)   Professional degree
  5  (2.7%)   Doctorate
  [1239 missing]     (Select one)

Father

In the U.S.

  56  (30.4%)   Less than high school
  4  (2.2%)   GED
  18  (9.8%)   High school degree
  20  (10.9%)   Associate's degree or postsecondary certificate
  26  (14.1%)   Bachelor's degree
  4  (2.2%)   Post-baccalaureate certificate (e.g., teaching certificate)
  32  (17.4%)   Master's
  9  (4.9%)   Professional degree
  15  (8.2%)   Doctorate
  [1243 missing]     (Select one)

95  (7.0%)   I'm not really sure

50. How many of your grandparents went to college?

375  (27.7%)   I don't know
597  (44.1%)   None
135  (10.0%)   One
137  (10.1%)   Two
52  (3.8%)   Three
57  (4.2%)   Four

51. Which of the following best describes your social class when you were growing up?

15  (1.1%)   Wealthy
269  (19.8%)   Upper-middle or professional-middle class
517  (38.1%)   Middle-class
379  (27.9%)   Working-class
176  (13.0%)   Low-income or poor

51a. How confident are you that your estimate is reasonably accurate?

16  (1.2%)   Not at all confident
65  (4.8%)   Not very confident
438  (32.4%)   Fairly confident
471  (34.9%)   Confident
361  (26.7%)   Certain

52. What was the primary language other than English, if any, that was spoken in your house while you were in high school?

  305  (28.9%)   None-only English
  1  (0.1%)   Afrikaans
  6  (0.6%)   Amharic
  2  (0.2%)   American Sign Language
  11  (1.0%)   Arabic
  12  (1.1%)   Armenian
  1  (0.1%)   Assyrian
  3  (0.3%)   Bahasa (Indonesia)
  2  (0.2%)   Bulgarian
  4  (0.4%)   Burmese
  68  (6.4%)   Cantonese
  117  (11.1%)   Chinese
  1  (0.1%)   Creole
  1  (0.1%)   Croatian
  3  (0.3%)   Dari (Afghanistan)
  2  (0.2%)   Dutch
  41  (3.9%)   English only
  32  (3.0%)   Farsi (Persian)
  1  (0.1%)   Fijian
  10  (0.9%)   French
  8  (0.8%)   German
  1  (0.1%)   Greek
  5  (0.5%)   Gujarati
  11  (1.0%)   Hebrew
  3  (0.3%)   Hindi
  1  (0.1%)   Hmong
  3  (0.3%)   Hungarian
  1  (0.1%)   Icelandic
  1  (0.1%)   Ilocano, Iloko
  15  (1.4%)   Indonesian
  2  (0.2%)   Italian
  21  (2.0%)   Japanese
  1  (0.1%)   Khmer
  69  (6.5%)   Korean
  1  (0.1%)   Lao
  3  (0.3%)   Lithuanian
  2  (0.2%)   Malaysian
  32  (3.0%)   Mandarin (Chinese)
  1  (0.1%)   Marathi
  1  (0.1%)   Mien
  1  (0.1%)   Pampango (Filipino)
  1  (0.1%)   Pangasinan
  2  (0.2%)   Polish
  4  (0.4%)   Portugese (Brazil)
  5  (0.5%)   Punjabi
  3  (0.3%)   Romanian
  21  (2.0%)   Russian
  1  (0.1%)   Slovak
  116  (11.0%)   Spanish (Latin and South America)
  6  (0.6%)   Spanish (Spain)
  1  (0.1%)   Swedish
  22  (2.1%)   Tagalog
  1  (0.1%)   Tamil
  2  (0.2%)   Telugu
  1  (0.1%)   Thai
  1  (0.1%)   Toisan
  2  (0.2%)   Turkish
  1  (0.1%)   Twi
  1  (0.1%)   Ukrainian
  12  (1.1%)   Urdu
  41  (3.9%)   Vietnamese
  1  (0.1%)   Yoruba
  6  (0.6%)   Other
  [371 missing]     (Select one

52a. Other primary language not on list: Please be sure to see if primary language other than English is on the list before entering it here.

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53. When did you learn to speak English?

635  (47.0%)   English was the first and only language I learned as a child
297  (22.0%)   I learned both another language and English by the time I was 5 years old
161  (11.9%)   I learned another language first and then I learned English between the age of 5 and 10
159  (11.8%)   I learned another language first and then I learned English between the age of 11 and 15
98  (7.3%)   I learned another language, but didn't learn English until after I was 15 years old

54. During your last year in high school, what proportion of the time did you live with:

 AllMostSomeNone
Mother 1033  (77.3%)   99  (7.4%)   81  (6.1%)   123  (9.2%)  
Father 798  (60.9%)   81  (6.2%)   130  (9.9%)   301  (23.0%)  
Stepmother 17  (1.7%)   11  (1.1%)   32  (3.1%)   958  (94.1%)  
Stepfather 47  (4.6%)   19  (1.9%)   26  (2.5%)   934  (91.0%)  
Grandparent 59  (5.6%)   18  (1.7%)   110  (10.5%)   860  (82.1%)  
Legal guardian 40  (4.0%)   7  (0.7%)   17  (1.7%)   948  (93.7%)  
Other adult(s) 50  (5.0%)   30  (3.0%)   52  (5.2%)   875  (86.9%)  

55. Are your parents:

797  (58.9%)   Both alive and living with each other
432  (31.9%)   Both alive and divorced or living apart
30  (2.2%)   Mother deceased
83  (6.1%)   Father deceased
12  (0.9%)   Both deceased

56. Select the category from the pull-down menu that best describes your race or ethnicity. If multi-racial, use additional pull-down menus, selecting one category per menu.

  40  (3.1%)   I'm an International student
  11  (0.8%)   African American - African immigrant
  3  (0.2%)   African American - Caribbean immigrant
  30  (2.3%)   African American - United States
  3  (0.2%)   American Indian
  1  (0.1%)   Cambodian
  75  (5.7%)   Chicano/Mexican American
  212  (16.2%)   Chinese
  4  (0.3%)   Colombian
  3  (0.2%)   Cuban
  35  (2.7%)   Filipino
  8  (0.6%)   Indonesian
  24  (1.8%)   Japanese
  72  (5.5%)   Korean
  1  (0.1%)   Laotian
  1  (0.1%)   Malaysian
  1  (0.1%)   Mien
  4  (0.3%)   Nicaraguan
  5  (0.4%)   Pacific Islander
  11  (0.8%)   Pakistani
  1  (0.1%)   Puerto Rican
  9  (0.7%)   Salvadoran
  15  (1.1%)   South American
  18  (1.4%)   South Asian (Asian Indian)
  15  (1.1%)   Taiwanese and Thai
  40  (3.1%)   Vietnamese
  73  (5.6%)   White/Caucasian - Eastern European Immigrant
  53  (4.0%)   White/Caucasian - Middle Eastern Immigrant
  454  (34.7%)   White/Caucasian - United States
  51  (3.9%)   Other
  8  (0.6%)   Other Asian
  25  (1.9%)   Other Latin American
  4  (0.3%)   Other Southeast Asian
  [118 missing]     (Select one)

  13  (4.4%)   I'm an International student
  1  (0.3%)   African American - African immigrant
  2  (0.7%)   African American - Caribbean immigrant
  4  (1.3%)   African American - United States
  13  (4.4%)   American Indian
  1  (0.3%)   Cambodian
  28  (9.4%)   Chicano/Mexican American
  49  (16.5%)   Chinese
  1  (0.3%)   Cuban
  6  (2.0%)   Filipino
  1  (0.3%)   Hmong
  3  (1.0%)   Indonesian
  13  (4.4%)   Japanese
  7  (2.4%)   Korean
  4  (1.3%)   Malaysian
  1  (0.3%)   Nicaraguan
  2  (0.7%)   Pacific Islander
  4  (1.3%)   Pakistani
  4  (1.3%)   Puerto Rican
  2  (0.7%)   Salvadoran
  6  (2.0%)   South American
  1  (0.3%)   South Asian (Asian Indian)
  1  (0.3%)   Sri Lankan
  4  (1.3%)   Taiwanese and Thai
  5  (1.7%)   Vietnamese
  31  (10.4%)   White/Caucasian - Eastern European Immigrant
  6  (2.0%)   White/Caucasian - Middle Eastern Immigrant
  51  (17.2%)   White/Caucasian - United States
  20  (6.7%)   Other
  3  (1.0%)   Other Asian
  9  (3.0%)   Other Latin American
  1  (0.3%)   Other Southeast Asian
  [1131 missing]     (Select one)

  5  (5.0%)   I'm an International student
  1  (1.0%)   African American - African immigrant
  1  (1.0%)   African American - Caribbean immigrant
  3  (3.0%)   African American - United States
  10  (9.9%)   American Indian
  3  (3.0%)   Chicano/Mexican American
  15  (14.9%)   Chinese
  2  (2.0%)   Indonesian
  1  (1.0%)   Japanese
  5  (5.0%)   Korean
  1  (1.0%)   Nicaraguan
  1  (1.0%)   Puerto Rican
  3  (3.0%)   Salvadoran
  2  (2.0%)   South American
  1  (1.0%)   South Asian (Asian Indian)
  2  (2.0%)   Vietnamese
  6  (5.9%)   White/Caucasian - Eastern European Immigrant
  3  (3.0%)   White/Caucasian - Middle Eastern Immigrant
  14  (13.9%)   White/Caucasian - United States
  15  (14.9%)   Other
  3  (3.0%)   Other Asian
  4  (4.0%)   Other Latin American
  [1327 missing]     (Select one)

57. What is your current religious preference or affiliation? If none, please indicate (top of the list).

  744  (57.0%)   No religious preference/affiliation
  2  (0.2%)   AME (African Methodist Episcopal)
  3  (0.2%)   Assemblies of God
  2  (0.2%)   Baha'i
  18  (1.4%)   Baptist
  4  (0.3%)   Buddhist-Shin (Japanese)
  7  (0.5%)   Buddhist-Thai
  6  (0.5%)   Buddhist-Tibetan
  9  (0.7%)   Buddhist-Vietnamese
  5  (0.4%)   Buddhist-Zen (Japanese)
  1  (0.1%)   Buddhist-Zen (Korean)
  10  (0.8%)   Buddhist-Zen/Chan (Chinese)
  70  (5.4%)   Christian Church (Disciples)
  20  (1.5%)   Christian Reformed
  3  (0.2%)   Christian Science
  1  (0.1%)   Church of God (Indonesian)
  1  (0.1%)   COGIC (Church of God in Christ)
  3  (0.2%)   Congregational/UCC
  1  (0.1%)   Covenant
  1  (0.1%)   Eckankar
  11  (0.8%)   Episcopalian (Anglican)
  5  (0.4%)   Evangelical Free
  1  (0.1%)   Friends (Quaker)
  9  (0.7%)   Hindu
  4  (0.3%)   Jehovah's Witness
  40  (3.1%)   Jewish
  8  (0.6%)   Latter-Day Saints (Mormon)
  5  (0.4%)   Lutheran
  6  (0.5%)   Methodist
  38  (2.9%)   Muslim
  1  (0.1%)   Nazarene
  22  (1.7%)   Non-Denominational
  9  (0.7%)   Eastern Orthodox
  9  (0.7%)   Pentecostal
  21  (1.6%)   Presbyterian
  120  (9.2%)   Roman Catholic
  2  (0.2%)   Seventh Day Adventist
  5  (0.4%)   Sikh
  6  (0.5%)   Taoist
  1  (0.1%)   Unitarian-Universalist
  48  (3.7%)   Other Christian
  24  (1.8%)   Other Religion
  [122 missing]     (Select one)

58. How would you characterize your political views?

116  (8.7%)   Far left
599  (44.7%)   Liberal
517  (38.6%)   Middle-of-the-road
101  (7.5%)   Conservative
7  (0.5%)   Far right

59. Finally, is there anything else that you would like to tell us about your impending transfer to Berkeley?

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