Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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ETHMAJCO

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

(ASKED ONLY ON FORM 1) Generally, how would you rate the honesty and ethical standards of heads of major companies these days? Would you give them a very high rating, a high rating, a low rating, or a very low rating for honesty and ethical standards?
  1) Very high
  2) High
  3) Low
  4) Very low
  9) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very high 1.2% 1.2%
High 23% 24.2%
Low 49.7% 73.9%
Very low 16.1% 90%
Don't know 10% 100%
Total N = 1058

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Very high 4.7% 0.3% 0.5% 0.6% 0.0% 1.7% 1.2%
High 25.3% 23.8% 22.9% 21.2% 28.1% 17.7% 22.8%
Low 53.2% 53.7% 53.2% 47.5% 47.0% 44.8% 50.1%
Very low 12.9% 16.8% 15.9% 19.4% 16.6% 15.7% 16.4%
Don't know 3.9% 5.4% 7.5% 11.3% 8.3% 20.1% 9.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1041


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very high 1.5% 0.9% 1.2%
High 23.7% 22.5% 23.0%
Low 48.3% 50.9% 49.7%
Very low 20.1% 12.4% 16.1%
Don't know 6.4% 13.4% 10.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1058


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Very high 1.4% 0.2% 1.9% 0.0% 1.1%
High 29.0% 22.4% 18.0% 16.3% 22.9%
Low 45.3% 52.7% 54.4% 45.2% 50.4%
Very low 14.4% 16.2% 19.7% 9.6% 16.3%
Don't know 9.9% 8.5% 6.0% 28.8% 9.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1026


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $40,000 $40,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Very high 1.1% 0.2% 0.9% 1.2% 3.6% 1.6% 1.1%
High 25.7% 16.1% 25.6% 26.1% 34.3% 20.2% 23.1%
Low 50.0% 55.1% 48.4% 50.9% 45.2% 43.0% 49.6%
Very low 15.2% 20.3% 16.3% 14.3% 11.4% 13.2% 16.2%
Don't know 8.0% 8.3% 8.9% 7.5% 5.4% 22.1% 10.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1058


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Very high 1.2% 1.3% 1.2% 0.9% 1.2%
High 23.7% 19.3% 19.5% 31.2% 23.0%
Low 43.0% 52.5% 53.6% 46.0% 49.8%
Very low 18.1% 15.7% 17.9% 14.1% 16.2%
Don't know 14.1% 11.1% 7.9% 7.8% 9.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1054


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very high 1.0% 0.0% 0.7% 2.7% 1.2%
High 21.9% 26.3% 18.0% 24.9% 23.1%
Low 52.9% 46.8% 36.7% 49.4% 49.8%
Very low 14.7% 19.6% 18.0% 16.0% 16.2%
Don't know 9.5% 7.3% 26.6% 6.9% 9.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1052


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Very high 1.0% 1.6% 0.7% 0.0% 3.1% 0.0% 1.2%
High 22.1% 21.8% 26.0% 25.1% 25.1% 15.8% 23.1%
Low 46.7% 50.9% 51.2% 53.5% 46.0% 49.1% 49.8%
Very low 14.9% 13.4% 14.2% 16.0% 18.2% 26.1% 16.2%
Don't know 15.2% 12.3% 8.0% 5.4% 7.6% 9.1% 9.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1052



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