Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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ETHBOARD

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

(ASKED ONLY ON FORM 2) Generally, how would you rate the honesty and ethical standards of members of large corporations' boards of directors 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 1.9% 1.9%
High 23.2% 25.1%
Low 46.5% 71.6%
Very low 17.5% 89.1%
Don't know 10.9% 100%
Total N = 944

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Very high 1.3% 4.0% 1.0% 2.1% 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
High 34.5% 23.8% 25.4% 18.2% 22.1% 18.4% 23.4%
Low 40.5% 48.0% 47.8% 51.8% 45.6% 42.1% 46.4%
Very low 15.5% 17.6% 17.0% 21.2% 16.6% 14.8% 17.3%
Don't know 8.2% 6.5% 8.7% 6.7% 15.7% 21.7% 10.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
933


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very high 2.3% 1.6% 1.9%
High 24.5% 22.0% 23.2%
Low 42.1% 50.4% 46.5%
Very low 22.9% 12.6% 17.5%
Don't know 8.2% 13.4% 10.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
944


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Very high 2.7% 1.2% 1.5% 3.8% 1.9%
High 29.9% 20.2% 21.9% 20.3% 23.6%
Low 44.1% 51.9% 45.2% 46.6% 47.1%
Very low 13.3% 18.8% 21.1% 12.0% 17.4%
Don't know 10.0% 8.0% 10.3% 17.3% 10.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
918


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 5.8% 0.9% 0.0% 3.7% 2.2% 0.7% 2.0%
High 21.3% 20.6% 22.7% 23.6% 34.1% 24.6% 23.2%
Low 39.3% 49.5% 51.9% 54.0% 43.5% 39.0% 46.4%
Very low 17.2% 22.0% 17.6% 14.3% 13.8% 14.7% 17.5%
Don't know 16.3% 6.9% 7.8% 4.3% 6.5% 21.0% 10.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
944


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Very high 1.2% 2.3% 1.8% 2.0% 1.9%
High 18.8% 19.5% 24.0% 30.3% 23.2%
Low 38.1% 45.7% 49.2% 49.6% 46.4%
Very low 19.6% 20.9% 17.1% 12.2% 17.6%
Don't know 22.3% 11.6% 7.9% 5.9% 10.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
940


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very high 1.2% 2.1% 1.8% 3.7% 2.0%
High 23.8% 19.9% 15.8% 27.5% 23.3%
Low 47.7% 49.5% 41.2% 43.6% 46.4%
Very low 15.6% 22.3% 17.0% 18.4% 17.5%
Don't know 11.8% 6.2% 24.2% 6.8% 10.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
938


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 1.2% 1.7% 3.2% 2.1% 1.8% 1.9% 2.0%
High 18.2% 24.7% 28.3% 21.5% 22.5% 24.2% 23.4%
Low 53.4% 47.8% 51.0% 43.7% 43.9% 31.7% 46.3%
Very low 10.7% 14.6% 10.5% 23.0% 23.2% 29.8% 17.6%
Don't know 16.6% 11.1% 7.0% 9.7% 8.5% 12.4% 10.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
935



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