Generation Next Survey, 2006

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PERSINF1

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

(ASK IF AGE less than 26) Do you think people around your age post too much, too little, or the right amount of personal information about themselves on the internet?
  1) Too much
  2) Too little
  3) Right amount
  9) (VOL.) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Too much 72.2% 72.2%
Too little 4.1% 76.3%
Right amount 19.2% 95.5%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 4.5% 100%
Total N = 579

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-25 26-98 TOTAL
Too much 72.2% 0.0% 72.2%
Too little 4.1% 0.0% 4.1%
Right amount 19.2% 0.0% 19.2%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 4.5% 0.0% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
579


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school or some college College graduate TOTAL
Too much 75.3% 69.7% 71.1% 82.0% 72.7%
Too little 3.4% 4.9% 2.5% 2.0% 3.4%
Right amount 18.0% 19.7% 22.0% 12.0% 19.3%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 3.4% 5.6% 4.4% 4.0% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
578


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Too much 66.8% 77.7% 72.2%
Too little 3.1% 5.0% 4.1%
Right amount 23.3% 15.0% 19.2%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 6.7% 2.3% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
579


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Too much 76.8% 90.0% 0.0% 70.6% 72.0%
Too little 5.8% 0.0% 0.0% 3.8% 4.1%
Right amount 13.0% 10.0% 0.0% 20.6% 19.2%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 4.3% 0.0% 0.0% 4.9% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
579


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other religion No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic TOTAL
Too much 69.7% 73.5% 70.6% 75.6% 71.8%
Too little 5.1% 2.9% 7.8% 2.4% 4.4%
Right amount 20.7% 16.7% 19.6% 18.3% 19.2%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 4.5% 6.9% 2.0% 3.7% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
566


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
Too much 66.7% 79.5% 77.9% 70.2% 65.1% 68.5% 71.9%
Too little 5.1% 1.3% 6.5% 2.9% 4.8% 6.8% 4.4%
Right amount 25.6% 14.1% 14.3% 21.2% 20.6% 21.9% 19.1%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 2.6% 5.1% 1.3% 5.8% 9.5% 2.7% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
570


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative or conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Too much 75.4% 71.4% 72.2% 72.8%
Too little 3.4% 4.3% 4.3% 4.1%
Right amount 16.9% 19.9% 22.6% 19.8%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 4.2% 4.3% 0.9% 3.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
523