Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1988

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DOGOOD

Doing good for others is ... (Choose one answer)
  1) Absolutely necessary for salvation
  2) Would probably help
  3) Probably has no influence

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Absolutely necessary for salvation 38 38.4% 38.4% -1.1
Would probably help 47 47.5% 85.9% .35
Probably has no influence 14 14.1% 100% 1.81

Variable Comparisons


Neigborhood (I-CLASS)

Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior TOTAL
Absolutely necessary for salvation 46.7%
14
29.4%
10
38.9%
7
43.8%
7
38.8%
38
Would probably help 46.7%
14
58.8%
20
44.4%
8
31.3%
5
48.0%
47
Probably has no influence 6.7%
2
11.8%
4
16.7%
3
25.0%
4
13.3%
13
TOTAL 100.0%
30
100.0%
34
100.0%
18
100.0%
16

98


Sex (I-SEX)

Female Male TOTAL
Absolutely necessary for salvation 44.0%
22
32.7%
16
38.4%
38
Would probably help 40.0%
20
55.1%
27
47.5%
47
Probably has no influence 16.0%
8
12.2%
6
14.1%
14
TOTAL 100.0%
50
100.0%
49

99


Race (I-RACE)

Asian Black Hispanic White TOTAL
Absolutely necessary for salvation 0.0%
0
42.9%
6
40.0%
2
39.0%
30
38.4%
38
Would probably help 66.7%
2
57.1%
8
60.0%
3
44.2%
34
47.5%
47
Probably has no influence 33.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
16.9%
13
14.1%
14
TOTAL 100.0%
3
100.0%
14
100.0%
5
100.0%
77

99