General Social Survey 2012 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

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How do you and your spouse/partner organize the income that one or both of you receive? Please choose the option that comes closest
  0) Inapplicable
  1) I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share
  2) My partner manages all the money and gives me my share
  3) We pool all the money and each take out what we need
  4) We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate
  5) We each keep our own money separate
  8) Don't know
  9) No answer

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Inapplicable 4120 85.5% 85.5% -.37
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 111 2.3% 87.8% .48
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 90 1.9% 89.6% 1.33
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 338 7% 96.7% 2.18
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 67 1.4% 98% 3.03
We each keep our own money separate 81 1.7% 99.7% 3.88
Don't know 4 .1% 99.8% 6.42
No answer 9 .2% 100% 7.27

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75 or older TOTAL
Inapplicable 88.2%
589
81.3%
1071
84.7%
1142
88.1%
897
89.2%
371
85.3%
4070
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 1.3%
9
3.6%
47
2.1%
29
1.9%
19
1.7%
7
2.3%
111
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 1.5%
10
1.9%
25
2.2%
30
2.2%
22
0.7%
3
1.9%
90
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 5.5%
37
8.7%
115
7.9%
107
5.5%
56
5.3%
22
7.1%
337
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 1.5%
10
2.3%
30
0.8%
11
1.3%
13
0.7%
3
1.4%
67
We each keep our own money separate 1.9%
13
2.0%
26
2.0%
27
0.8%
8
1.7%
7
1.7%
81
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.1%
1
0.1%
1
0.2%
1
0.1%
4
No answer 0.0%
0
0.2%
3
0.1%
2
0.2%
2
0.5%
2
0.2%
9
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 87.1%
1339
86.6%
554
84.7%
398
85.4%
586
87.2%
171
83.1%
1059
85.5%
4107
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 2.5%
38
1.9%
12
1.7%
8
2.3%
16
2.0%
4
2.5%
32
2.3%
110
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 1.5%
23
1.6%
10
2.8%
13
2.2%
15
1.5%
3
2.0%
26
1.9%
90
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 5.2%
80
6.3%
40
7.0%
33
7.0%
48
8.7%
17
9.3%
118
7.0%
336
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 1.5%
23
1.7%
11
1.1%
5
1.5%
10
0.5%
1
1.3%
17
1.4%
67
We each keep our own money separate 2.0%
30
1.9%
12
2.6%
12
1.5%
10
0.0%
0
1.3%
17
1.7%
81
Don't know 0.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
0.1%
4
No answer 0.1%
2
0.2%
1
0.2%
1
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
0.2%
8
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 87.5%
680
86.7%
451
85.4%
1498
84.9%
572
84.5%
772
85.6%
3973
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 2.4%
19
1.9%
10
2.2%
38
2.4%
16
2.3%
21
2.2%
104
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 1.3%
10
1.2%
6
2.2%
39
1.8%
12
2.2%
20
1.9%
87
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 5.8%
45
6.2%
32
6.7%
117
7.7%
52
8.6%
79
7.0%
325
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 0.9%
7
1.9%
10
1.5%
26
1.9%
13
0.9%
8
1.4%
64
We each keep our own money separate 1.9%
15
2.1%
11
1.9%
34
1.2%
8
1.1%
10
1.7%
78
Don't know 0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
2
No answer 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
0.1%
1
0.3%
3
0.2%
7
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 85.1%
3147
89.6%
647
81.9%
326
85.5%
4120
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 2.3%
85
1.5%
11
3.8%
15
2.3%
111
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 1.8%
65
1.7%
12
3.3%
13
1.9%
90
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 7.8%
287
3.6%
26
6.3%
25
7.0%
338
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 1.3%
49
1.4%
10
2.0%
8
1.4%
67
We each keep our own money separate 1.5%
55
2.1%
15
2.8%
11
1.7%
81
Don't know 0.1%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
4
No answer 0.2%
8
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
3700
100.0%
722
100.0%
398

4820


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
Inapplicable 86.0%
2031
85.3%
895
84.9%
73
85.7%
793
82.2%
314
85.5%
4106
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 1.9%
44
2.8%
29
4.7%
4
2.3%
21
3.4%
13
2.3%
111
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 1.9%
44
2.1%
22
1.2%
1
1.4%
13
2.6%
10
1.9%
90
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 7.2%
169
6.9%
72
5.8%
5
6.5%
60
7.9%
30
7.0%
336
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 1.4%
32
1.2%
13
0.0%
0
1.3%
12
2.4%
9
1.4%
66
We each keep our own money separate 1.4%
32
1.5%
16
3.5%
3
2.6%
24
1.6%
6
1.7%
81
Don't know 0.1%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
4
No answer 0.3%
6
0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
2361
100.0%
1049
100.0%
86
100.0%
925
100.0%
382

4803


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Inapplicable 85.0%
1813
85.8%
2307
85.5%
4120
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 2.3%
48
2.3%
63
2.3%
111
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 2.4%
51
1.5%
39
1.9%
90
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 7.2%
154
6.8%
184
7.0%
338
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 1.4%
29
1.4%
38
1.4%
67
We each keep our own money separate 1.4%
30
1.9%
51
1.7%
81
Don't know 0.1%
3
0.0%
1
0.1%
4
No answer 0.2%
4
0.2%
5
0.2%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
2132
100.0%
2688

4820

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