General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)

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SEALEV_1

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. B. Sea level may rise by more than 20 feet, flooding coastal areas. (SEALEVEL_1)
  0) Inapplicable
  1) A great deal
  2) Somewhat unlikely
  3) A little
  4) Not at all
  8) Don't Know
  9) No answer

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Inapplicable 754 37.7% 37.7% -.8
A great deal 837 41.9% 79.6% 0
Somewhat unlikely 252 12.6% 92.2% .79
A little 78 3.9% 96.1% 1.59
Not at all 51 2.6% 98.6% 2.38
Don't Know 27 1.4% 100% 5.56
No answer 1 .1% 100% 6.36

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 34.9%
121
40.4%
245
35.4%
199
41.4%
133
34.0%
53
37.7%
751
A great deal 45.5%
158
39.8%
241
44.5%
250
38.6%
124
37.8%
59
41.8%
832
Somewhat unlikely 13.0%
45
14.0%
85
11.4%
64
12.1%
39
12.2%
19
12.7%
252
A little 3.2%
11
3.8%
23
4.4%
25
2.8%
9
6.4%
10
3.9%
78
Not at all 2.9%
10
1.3%
8
2.5%
14
3.7%
12
4.5%
7
2.6%
51
Don't Know 0.6%
2
0.7%
4
1.6%
9
1.2%
4
5.1%
8
1.4%
27
No answer 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
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 39.6%
511
32.0%
55
34.6%
122
35.7%
66
37.7%
754
A great deal 39.1%
505
42.4%
73
44.5%
157
55.1%
102
41.9%
837
Somewhat unlikely 12.9%
166
14.5%
25
14.7%
52
4.9%
9
12.6%
252
A little 3.8%
49
6.4%
11
3.4%
12
3.2%
6
3.9%
78
Not at all 2.9%
38
3.5%
6
1.7%
6
0.5%
1
2.6%
51
Don't Know 1.6%
21
1.2%
2
0.8%
3
0.5%
1
1.4%
27
No answer 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
1290
100.0%
172
100.0%
353
100.0%
185

2000


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Inapplicable 38.6%
330
37.0%
424
37.7%
754
A great deal 40.5%
346
42.8%
491
41.9%
837
Somewhat unlikely 11.7%
100
13.3%
152
12.6%
252
A little 4.9%
42
3.1%
36
3.9%
78
Not at all 3.2%
27
2.1%
24
2.6%
51
Don't Know 0.9%
8
1.7%
19
1.4%
27
No answer 0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
854
100.0%
1146

2000


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
Inapplicable 35.7%
366
44.4%
225
28.1%
9
33.7%
109
39.6%
40
37.7%
749
A great deal 42.8%
439
35.1%
178
59.4%
19
47.1%
152
43.6%
44
41.8%
832
Somewhat unlikely 12.8%
131
13.4%
68
3.1%
1
12.1%
39
11.9%
12
12.6%
251
A little 4.9%
50
3.2%
16
3.1%
1
3.1%
10
1.0%
1
3.9%
78
Not at all 2.1%
22
3.0%
15
0.0%
0
3.1%
10
4.0%
4
2.6%
51
Don't Know 1.7%
17
1.0%
5
6.3%
2
0.9%
3
0.0%
0
1.4%
27
No answer 0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
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 35.1%
104
38.8%
92
39.3%
287
34.3%
97
37.4%
116
39.2%
29
37.5%
725
A great deal 50.7%
150
46.8%
111
38.3%
280
41.0%
116
40.6%
126
43.2%
32
42.2%
815
Somewhat unlikely 8.4%
25
9.3%
22
14.4%
105
14.1%
40
14.5%
45
6.8%
5
12.5%
242
A little 2.7%
8
1.7%
4
3.7%
27
6.4%
18
4.2%
13
8.1%
6
3.9%
76
Not at all 2.4%
7
2.5%
6
2.9%
21
2.5%
7
1.9%
6
1.4%
1
2.5%
48
Don't Know 0.7%
2
0.8%
2
1.4%
10
1.8%
5
1.3%
4
1.4%
1
1.2%
24
No answer 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
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 35.1%
514
33.0%
94
58.2%
146
37.7%
754
A great deal 44.1%
646
41.4%
118
29.1%
73
41.9%
837
Somewhat unlikely 12.9%
189
13.3%
38
10.0%
25
12.6%
252
A little 3.7%
54
6.3%
18
2.4%
6
3.9%
78
Not at all 2.7%
39
4.2%
12
0.0%
0
2.6%
51
Don't Know 1.5%
22
1.4%
4
0.4%
1
1.4%
27
No answer 0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
1464
100.0%
285
100.0%
251

2000

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