Life Choices, 1990

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ANOABSOL

Now I want you to consider a series of opinions on a variety of issues. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. L. There are few moral absolutes what is right or wrong usually varies from situation to situation.
  1) Strongly agree
  2) Agree
  3) Disagree
  4) Strongly disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Strongly agree 307 14.7% 14.7% -1.54
Agree 1184 56.8% 71.5% -.27
Disagree 432 20.7% 92.3% 1
Strongly disagree 161 7.7% 100% 2.27

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 years old 30-44 years old 45-59 years old 60-74 years old 75 years and older TOTAL
Strongly agree 18.8%
74
15.7%
114
12.8%
52
11.6%
47
13.4%
19
14.7%
306
Agree 59.1%
233
54.3%
395
56.2%
228
61.5%
249
53.5%
76
56.9%
1181
Disagree 18.5%
73
20.6%
150
24.9%
101
17.3%
70
25.4%
36
20.7%
430
Strongly disagree 3.6%
14
9.5%
69
6.2%
25
9.6%
39
7.7%
11
7.6%
158
TOTAL 100.0%
394
100.0%
728
100.0%
406
100.0%
405
100.0%
142

2075


Church attendance (I-ATTEND)

Never Once a month or less Once a week or less Several times a week TOTAL
Strongly agree 22.9%
81
15.3%
100
12.7%
99
8.1%
22
14.7%
302
Agree 60.5%
214
61.4%
402
55.6%
433
44.9%
122
56.8%
1171
Disagree 13.6%
48
19.4%
127
24.0%
187
24.6%
67
20.8%
429
Strongly disagree 3.1%
11
4.0%
26
7.7%
60
22.4%
61
7.7%
158
TOTAL 100.0%
354
100.0%
655
100.0%
779
100.0%
272

2060


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college/trade/technical school College graduate TOTAL
Strongly agree 11.4%
40
13.5%
92
13.8%
80
20.6%
95
14.8%
307
Agree 64.4%
226
60.4%
412
55.8%
324
47.1%
217
56.8%
1179
Disagree 18.5%
65
18.6%
127
23.1%
134
22.3%
103
20.7%
429
Strongly disagree 5.7%
20
7.5%
51
7.4%
43
10.0%
46
7.7%
160
TOTAL 100.0%
351
100.0%
682
100.0%
581
100.0%
461

2075


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Strongly agree 16.7%
90
13.1%
74
12.5%
79
18.6%
64
14.7%
307
Agree 56.4%
304
61.1%
346
55.5%
352
52.8%
182
56.8%
1184
Disagree 21.2%
114
18.6%
105
23.7%
150
18.3%
63
20.7%
432
Strongly disagree 5.8%
31
7.2%
41
8.4%
53
10.4%
36
7.7%
161
TOTAL 100.0%
539
100.0%
566
100.0%
634
100.0%
345

2084


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly agree 14.8%
151
14.9%
153
14.9%
304
Agree 57.3%
583
56.2%
578
56.8%
1161
Disagree 20.3%
206
21.1%
217
20.7%
423
Strongly disagree 7.6%
77
7.8%
80
7.7%
157
TOTAL 100.0%
1017
100.0%
1028

2045


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other TOTAL
Strongly agree 13.2%
147
13.3%
85
22.2%
12
19.5%
17
13.8%
261
Agree 55.2%
615
60.7%
388
63.0%
34
46.0%
40
56.8%
1077
Disagree 23.0%
257
19.2%
123
13.0%
7
20.7%
18
21.4%
405
Strongly disagree 8.6%
96
6.7%
43
1.9%
1
13.8%
12
8.0%
152
TOTAL 100.0%
1115
100.0%
639
100.0%
54
100.0%
87

1895