General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)

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CAREMO_3

Scientists predict that global warming may soon have big effects on the polar regions. I will describe some of these possible effects and, for each one, please say whether it would bother you a great deal, some, a little, or not at all if it actually happened. F. Which of these possible effects do you care about most? (CAREMOST_3)
  0) Inapplicable
  1) The extinction of the polar bears
  2) The rise in sea level
  3) The threat to the Arctic seals
  4) The threat to the Inuit way of life
  5) The melting of the northern ice cap
  8) Don't know
  9) No answer

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Inapplicable 1677 83.9% 83.9% -.38
The extinction of the polar bears 33 1.7% 85.5% .34
The rise in sea level 141 7.1% 92.6% 1.06
The threat to the Arctic seals 7 .4% 92.9% 1.79
The threat to the Inuit way of life 46 2.3% 95.2% 2.51
The melting of the northern ice cap 82 4.1% 99.3% 3.23
Don't know 11 .6% 99.9% 5.39
No answer 3 .2% 100% 6.11

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years or older TOTAL
Inapplicable 83.6%
290
83.3%
505
81.1%
456
87.5%
281
88.5%
138
83.8%
1670
The extinction of the polar bears 0.9%
3
1.3%
8
2.8%
16
0.9%
3
1.9%
3
1.7%
33
The rise in sea level 7.8%
27
7.3%
44
7.8%
44
5.3%
17
5.1%
8
7.0%
140
The threat to the Arctic seals 0.6%
2
0.2%
1
0.7%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
7
The threat to the Inuit way of life 1.2%
4
2.1%
13
3.0%
17
2.8%
9
1.9%
3
2.3%
46
The melting of the northern ice cap 5.5%
19
4.6%
28
3.9%
22
3.1%
10
1.9%
3
4.1%
82
Don't know 0.3%
1
1.0%
6
0.4%
2
0.3%
1
0.6%
1
0.6%
11
No answer 0.3%
1
0.2%
1
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
347
100.0%
606
100.0%
562
100.0%
321
100.0%
156

1992


Education (I-EDUC)

High school or less Associate/Junior college Bachelor's Graduate TOTAL
Inapplicable 83.5%
1077
88.4%
152
83.6%
295
82.7%
153
83.9%
1677
The extinction of the polar bears 2.0%
26
0.0%
0
1.1%
4
1.6%
3
1.7%
33
The rise in sea level 6.0%
78
7.0%
12
9.1%
32
10.3%
19
7.1%
141
The threat to the Arctic seals 0.5%
6
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
7
The threat to the Inuit way of life 2.3%
30
1.7%
3
2.3%
8
2.7%
5
2.3%
46
The melting of the northern ice cap 4.9%
63
2.3%
4
3.1%
11
2.2%
4
4.1%
82
Don't know 0.6%
8
0.6%
1
0.3%
1
0.5%
1
0.6%
11
No answer 0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
1290
100.0%
172
100.0%
353
100.0%
185

2000


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Inapplicable 86.2%
736
82.1%
941
83.9%
1677
The extinction of the polar bears 1.1%
9
2.1%
24
1.7%
33
The rise in sea level 7.3%
62
6.9%
79
7.1%
141
The threat to the Arctic seals 0.5%
4
0.3%
3
0.4%
7
The threat to the Inuit way of life 1.3%
11
3.1%
35
2.3%
46
The melting of the northern ice cap 2.9%
25
5.0%
57
4.1%
82
Don't know 0.6%
5
0.5%
6
0.6%
11
No answer 0.2%
2
0.1%
1
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
854
100.0%
1146

2000


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
Inapplicable 82.1%
842
86.0%
436
84.4%
27
85.8%
277
85.1%
86
83.9%
1668
The extinction of the polar bears 2.0%
21
1.2%
6
3.1%
1
1.2%
4
1.0%
1
1.7%
33
The rise in sea level 7.7%
79
6.1%
31
6.3%
2
6.8%
22
6.9%
7
7.1%
141
The threat to the Arctic seals 0.4%
4
0.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.0%
1
0.4%
7
The threat to the Inuit way of life 3.1%
32
1.8%
9
0.0%
0
1.2%
4
1.0%
1
2.3%
46
The melting of the northern ice cap 4.1%
42
4.1%
21
6.3%
2
3.7%
12
4.0%
4
4.1%
81
Don't know 0.5%
5
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.9%
3
1.0%
1
0.5%
10
No answer 0.1%
1
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
1026
100.0%
507
100.0%
32
100.0%
323
100.0%
101

1989


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Extremely liberal or liberal Slightly liberal Moderate Slightly conservative Conservative Extremely conservative TOTAL
Inapplicable 82.4%
244
82.3%
195
85.0%
621
85.2%
241
81.0%
251
85.1%
63
83.6%
1615
The extinction of the polar bears 3.0%
9
1.7%
4
1.0%
7
1.8%
5
1.6%
5
1.4%
1
1.6%
31
The rise in sea level 6.8%
20
9.3%
22
6.0%
44
8.1%
23
8.7%
27
4.1%
3
7.2%
139
The threat to the Arctic seals 0.7%
2
0.4%
1
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
1.0%
3
0.0%
0
0.4%
7
The threat to the Inuit way of life 1.7%
5
2.5%
6
2.9%
21
1.4%
4
2.9%
9
0.0%
0
2.3%
45
The melting of the northern ice cap 4.4%
13
3.0%
7
4.5%
33
3.2%
9
4.8%
15
5.4%
4
4.2%
81
Don't know 0.7%
2
0.8%
2
0.5%
4
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
1.4%
1
0.5%
10
No answer 0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.7%
2
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
296
100.0%
237
100.0%
731
100.0%
283
100.0%
310
100.0%
74

1931


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other (specify) TOTAL
Inapplicable 83.5%
1223
83.9%
239
85.7%
215
83.9%
1677
The extinction of the polar bears 2.0%
30
0.4%
1
0.8%
2
1.7%
33
The rise in sea level 6.9%
101
6.3%
18
8.8%
22
7.1%
141
The threat to the Arctic seals 0.4%
6
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.4%
7
The threat to the Inuit way of life 2.4%
35
3.2%
9
0.8%
2
2.3%
46
The melting of the northern ice cap 4.2%
62
4.6%
13
2.8%
7
4.1%
82
Don't know 0.3%
5
1.8%
5
0.4%
1
0.6%
11
No answer 0.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
1464
100.0%
285
100.0%
251

2000

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