Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2000 --Public Worship, Clergy

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IND_BEL

Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church.
  1) Str agree
  2) Agree
  3) Not sure
  4) Disagree
  5) Str disag

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Str agree 22 2.1% 2.1% -3.53
Agree 62 5.9% 8% -2.42
Not sure 30 2.9% 10.9% -1.3
Disagree 530 50.7% 61.6% -.19
Str disag 402 38.4% 100% .92

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

< 40 40-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
Str agree 2.0%
3
1.1%
4
2.6%
12
4.0%
3
2.1%
22
Agree 4.1%
6
4.7%
17
6.5%
30
12.0%
9
6.0%
62
Not sure 2.0%
3
4.2%
15
2.0%
9
4.0%
3
2.9%
30
Disagree 54.4%
80
51.7%
186
49.2%
226
44.0%
33
50.4%
525
Str disag 37.4%
55
38.3%
138
39.7%
182
36.0%
27
38.6%
402
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
360
100.0%
459
100.0%
75

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Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Str agree 2.6%
6
2.0%
16
2.1%
22
Agree 6.0%
14
5.9%
48
6.0%
62
Not sure 3.4%
8
2.7%
22
2.9%
30
Disagree 53.6%
126
49.7%
401
50.6%
527
Str disag 34.5%
81
39.7%
320
38.5%
401
TOTAL 100.0%
235
100.0%
807

1042


Household income (I-INCOME)

< $20K $20K-49999 $50K-99999 $100K+ TOTAL
Str agree 0.0%
0
3.3%
10
1.7%
10
1.3%
2
2.1%
22
Agree 14.3%
1
8.6%
26
4.7%
27
4.0%
6
5.8%
60
Not sure 14.3%
1
3.3%
10
2.8%
16
2.0%
3
2.9%
30
Disagree 14.3%
1
48.4%
147
51.6%
297
53.7%
80
50.7%
525
Str disag 57.1%
4
36.5%
111
39.2%
226
38.9%
58
38.5%
399
TOTAL 100.0%
7
100.0%
304
100.0%
576
100.0%
149

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Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Indep Republican Other NaturalLaw TOTAL
Str agree 2.0%
11
2.0%
4
2.3%
6
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
2.1%
22
Agree 6.0%
33
8.0%
16
4.6%
12
5.0%
1
0.0%
0
6.0%
62
Not sure 3.1%
17
2.5%
5
2.7%
7
5.0%
1
0.0%
0
2.9%
30
Disagree 54.5%
301
49.8%
100
43.9%
115
45.0%
9
0.0%
0
50.7%
525
Str disag 34.4%
190
37.8%
76
46.6%
122
45.0%
9
0.0%
0
38.3%
397
TOTAL 100.0%
552
100.0%
201
100.0%
262
100.0%
20
100.0%
1

1036


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Single TOTAL
Str agree 2.2%
20
1.7%
2
2.1%
22
Agree 5.3%
49
10.2%
12
5.9%
61
Not sure 2.7%
25
3.4%
4
2.8%
29
Disagree 50.2%
461
54.2%
64
50.6%
525
Str disag 39.6%
364
30.5%
36
38.6%
400
TOTAL 100.0%
919
100.0%
118

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Race (I-RACE)

White Black Indian Asian Hispanic Other TOTAL
Str agree 1.7%
17
7.7%
1
0.0%
0
22.2%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.1%
22
Agree 5.5%
54
7.7%
1
0.0%
0
27.8%
5
15.4%
2
0.0%
0
6.0%
62
Not sure 2.6%
26
23.1%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
7.7%
1
0.0%
0
2.9%
30
Disagree 51.5%
510
38.5%
5
0.0%
0
33.3%
6
38.5%
5
50.0%
1
50.7%
527
Str disag 38.7%
383
23.1%
3
100.0%
3
16.7%
3
38.5%
5
50.0%
1
38.3%
398
TOTAL 100.0%
990
100.0%
13
100.0%
3
100.0%
18
100.0%
13
100.0%
2

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