Generation Next Survey, 2006

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ALCOHOL

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

And here are few things some people do. For each one, please tell me if you think it's something that's okay or not okay for other people to do - even if you might not do it yourself. Is it okay or not okay for other people to drink a lot of alcohol?
  1) Okay
  2) Not okay
  3) (VOL.) Depends
  9) (VOL.) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Okay 18.3% 18.3%
Not okay 77.7% 96%
(VOL.) Depends 3.3% 99.3%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused .8% 100.1%
Total N = 1501

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-25 26-98 TOTAL
Okay 29.9% 16.1% 18.2%
Not okay 67.6% 79.6% 77.8%
(VOL.) Depends 2.5% 3.4% 3.3%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1490


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school or some college College graduate TOTAL
Okay 11.7% 13.9% 20.6% 24.0% 17.9%
Not okay 85.4% 83.0% 73.1% 72.0% 78.0%
(VOL.) Depends 2.9% 2.5% 5.5% 2.7% 3.3%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.6% 0.8% 1.2% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1497


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Okay 22.2% 14.7% 18.3%
Not okay 73.2% 81.7% 77.7%
(VOL.) Depends 3.6% 3.0% 3.3%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 1.0% 0.6% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1501


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Okay 17.3% 19.1% 5.0% 24.0% 18.0%
Not okay 78.9% 78.0% 91.5% 70.4% 78.0%
(VOL.) Depends 3.1% 2.2% 3.5% 4.4% 3.3%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.7% 0.0% 1.1% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1496


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other religion No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic TOTAL
Okay 12.4% 19.0% 18.9% 38.8% 18.1%
Not okay 84.8% 75.8% 78.8% 55.8% 78.2%
(VOL.) Depends 2.3% 4.9% 1.5% 4.6% 3.2%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.3% 0.8% 0.8% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1465


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Okay 4.9% 11.1% 22.1% 19.9% 27.5% 26.2% 18.3%
Not okay 94.6% 85.6% 73.6% 76.8% 66.3% 67.9% 77.8%
(VOL.) Depends 0.3% 2.7% 2.4% 3.1% 5.8% 5.2% 3.2%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.6% 1.9% 0.2% 0.5% 0.7% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1472


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative or conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Okay 15.1% 18.0% 24.4% 18.3%
Not okay 81.2% 78.4% 70.7% 77.8%
(VOL.) Depends 3.3% 2.7% 4.2% 3.2%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.8% 0.7% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1380



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