General Social Survey 2012 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

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Now I'd like to read you some statements about engineers. Please tell me if you agree or disagree with each one. If you feel especially strongly about a statement, please say that you strongly agree or strongly disagree. Okay? K. A job as an engineer would be boring
  0) Inapplicable
  1) Strongly agree
  2) Agree
  3) Disagree
  4) Strongly disagree
  8) Don't know
  9) No answer

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Inapplicable 3716 77.1% 77.1% -.48
Strongly agree 18 .4% 77.5% .12
Agree 125 2.6% 80.1% .72
Disagree 750 15.6% 95.6% 1.32
Strongly disagree 92 1.9% 97.5% 1.92
Don't know 112 2.3% 99.9% 4.32
No answer 7 .1% 100% 4.92

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75 or older TOTAL
Inapplicable 78.3%
523
78.3%
1032
77.9%
1051
75.4%
768
73.6%
306
77.2%
3680
Strongly agree 0.3%
2
0.4%
5
0.5%
7
0.3%
3
0.2%
1
0.4%
18
Agree 4.0%
27
2.3%
30
2.1%
28
2.6%
26
2.9%
12
2.6%
123
Disagree 13.0%
87
15.3%
202
15.2%
205
17.1%
174
18.5%
77
15.6%
745
Strongly disagree 2.1%
14
1.2%
16
2.2%
30
2.7%
27
1.0%
4
1.9%
91
Don't know 1.9%
13
2.5%
33
1.9%
26
1.9%
19
3.8%
16
2.2%
107
No answer 0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
668
100.0%
1318
100.0%
1349
100.0%
1018
100.0%
416

4769


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Less than once a year Once a year Several times a year One to three times a month Nearly every week Every week or more TOTAL
Inapplicable 77.5%
1191
77.7%
497
77.7%
365
77.7%
533
73.0%
143
76.5%
975
77.1%
3704
Strongly agree 0.2%
3
0.3%
2
0.6%
3
0.6%
4
0.0%
0
0.5%
6
0.4%
18
Agree 3.2%
49
2.7%
17
1.5%
7
3.2%
22
3.1%
6
1.9%
24
2.6%
125
Disagree 15.4%
237
15.5%
99
16.0%
75
15.5%
106
15.3%
30
15.9%
202
15.6%
749
Strongly disagree 1.4%
21
1.9%
12
1.7%
8
1.9%
13
4.1%
8
2.4%
30
1.9%
92
Don't know 2.2%
34
1.9%
12
2.1%
10
1.2%
8
4.6%
9
2.8%
36
2.3%
109
No answer 0.1%
2
0.2%
1
0.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.1%
6
TOTAL 100.0%
1537
100.0%
640
100.0%
470
100.0%
686
100.0%
196
100.0%
1274

4803


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Extremely liberal or liberal Slightly liberal Moderate Slightly conservative Extremely conservative or conservative TOTAL
Inapplicable 79.0%
614
76.0%
395
78.2%
1372
73.3%
494
76.8%
702
77.1%
3577
Strongly agree 0.6%
5
0.6%
3
0.2%
4
0.4%
3
0.3%
3
0.4%
18
Agree 2.4%
19
3.5%
18
2.6%
45
2.5%
17
2.3%
21
2.6%
120
Disagree 13.8%
107
17.9%
93
15.0%
263
18.7%
126
16.0%
146
15.8%
735
Strongly disagree 2.4%
19
1.2%
6
1.6%
28
2.2%
15
2.5%
23
2.0%
91
Don't know 1.4%
11
1.0%
5
2.3%
41
2.5%
17
2.1%
19
2.0%
93
No answer 0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
6
TOTAL 100.0%
777
100.0%
520
100.0%
1755
100.0%
674
100.0%
914

4640


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Inapplicable 77.5%
2867
76.2%
550
75.1%
299
77.1%
3716
Strongly agree 0.2%
8
1.1%
8
0.5%
2
0.4%
18
Agree 2.7%
99
2.1%
15
2.8%
11
2.6%
125
Disagree 15.4%
570
15.2%
110
17.6%
70
15.6%
750
Strongly disagree 1.8%
67
2.8%
20
1.3%
5
1.9%
92
Don't know 2.2%
83
2.5%
18
2.8%
11
2.3%
112
No answer 0.2%
6
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
3700
100.0%
722
100.0%
398

4820


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
Inapplicable 76.6%
1809
77.1%
809
76.7%
66
76.8%
710
81.2%
310
77.1%
3704
Strongly agree 0.4%
10
0.6%
6
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.3%
1
0.4%
18
Agree 2.1%
49
3.1%
32
2.3%
2
3.4%
31
2.9%
11
2.6%
125
Disagree 16.1%
379
14.5%
152
14.0%
12
16.8%
155
13.4%
51
15.6%
749
Strongly disagree 2.5%
58
1.4%
15
3.5%
3
1.2%
11
1.0%
4
1.9%
91
Don't know 2.4%
56
3.0%
31
2.3%
2
1.8%
17
1.0%
4
2.3%
110
No answer 0.0%
0
0.4%
4
1.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.1%
6
TOTAL 100.0%
2361
100.0%
1049
100.0%
86
100.0%
925
100.0%
382

4803


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Inapplicable 77.0%
1642
77.2%
2074
77.1%
3716
Strongly agree 0.4%
8
0.4%
10
0.4%
18
Agree 2.4%
51
2.8%
74
2.6%
125
Disagree 16.3%
347
15.0%
403
15.6%
750
Strongly disagree 2.4%
51
1.5%
41
1.9%
92
Don't know 1.5%
32
3.0%
80
2.3%
112
No answer 0.0%
1
0.2%
6
0.1%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
2132
100.0%
2688

4820

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