General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)

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EXTNCT_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. A. By 2020, polar bears may become extinct. (EXTINCT_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% -.87
A great deal 536 26.8% 64.5% -.18
Somewhat unlikely 408 20.4% 84.9% .51
A little 155 7.8% 92.7% 1.2
Not at all 117 5.9% 98.5% 1.89
Don't know 29 1.5% 100% 4.66
No answer 1 .1% 100% 5.35

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 25.9%
90
25.4%
154
30.2%
170
26.2%
84
22.4%
35
26.8%
533
Somewhat unlikely 23.1%
80
20.3%
123
19.6%
110
19.6%
63
19.9%
31
20.4%
407
A little 7.2%
25
8.4%
51
7.7%
43
5.9%
19
10.9%
17
7.8%
155
Not at all 8.1%
28
4.8%
29
5.2%
29
5.6%
18
7.7%
12
5.8%
116
Don't know 0.9%
3
0.7%
4
1.8%
10
1.2%
4
5.1%
8
1.5%
29
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 25.2%
325
24.4%
42
29.7%
105
34.6%
64
26.8%
536
Somewhat unlikely 18.9%
244
23.8%
41
24.9%
88
18.9%
35
20.4%
408
A little 8.0%
103
11.0%
19
5.9%
21
6.5%
12
7.8%
155
Not at all 6.7%
87
8.1%
14
3.4%
12
2.2%
4
5.9%
117
Don't know 1.6%
20
0.6%
1
1.1%
4
2.2%
4
1.5%
29
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 25.8%
220
27.6%
316
26.8%
536
Somewhat unlikely 20.6%
176
20.2%
232
20.4%
408
A little 8.3%
71
7.3%
84
7.8%
155
Not at all 5.2%
44
6.4%
73
5.9%
117
Don't know 1.4%
12
1.5%
17
1.5%
29
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 26.3%
270
22.7%
115
37.5%
12
31.3%
101
35.6%
36
26.8%
534
Somewhat unlikely 21.6%
222
19.5%
99
9.4%
3
20.7%
67
14.9%
15
20.4%
406
A little 8.0%
82
7.9%
40
12.5%
4
7.4%
24
4.0%
4
7.7%
154
Not at all 6.5%
67
4.5%
23
9.4%
3
5.6%
18
5.0%
5
5.8%
116
Don't know 1.8%
18
1.0%
5
3.1%
1
1.2%
4
1.0%
1
1.5%
29
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 36.1%
107
31.6%
75
23.7%
173
26.9%
76
23.2%
72
24.3%
18
27.0%
521
Somewhat unlikely 16.2%
48
20.3%
48
20.9%
153
22.6%
64
22.9%
71
18.9%
14
20.6%
398
A little 7.1%
21
5.1%
12
7.9%
58
9.9%
28
9.0%
28
5.4%
4
7.8%
151
Not at all 4.1%
12
3.4%
8
6.4%
47
5.3%
15
5.8%
18
12.2%
9
5.6%
109
Don't know 1.4%
4
0.8%
2
1.6%
12
1.1%
3
1.6%
5
0.0%
0
1.3%
26
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 30.9%
453
15.8%
45
15.1%
38
26.8%
536
Somewhat unlikely 21.5%
315
18.2%
52
16.3%
41
20.4%
408
A little 7.2%
105
12.6%
36
5.6%
14
7.8%
155
Not at all 4.0%
59
17.5%
50
3.2%
8
5.9%
117
Don't know 1.2%
18
2.5%
7
1.6%
4
1.5%
29
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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