Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of America's Children, 1989

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J7HMOSIN (Weighted by WEIGHT)

Please tell us if you agree or disagree with the following statement - Homosexual relations are never acceptable because it is unnatural. (Not asked of elementary school students.)
  1) Agree
  2) Disagree
  3) Don't know

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Agree 1915 55.6% 55.6%
Disagree 978 28.4% 84%
Don't know 550 16% 100%
Missing 2978
* The number of missing cases reported above is unweighted. Missing cases are not displayed in tables below.

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Agree 66.8%
1042
45.9%
856
55.4%
1898
Disagree 22.3%
348
33.7%
628
28.5%
976
Don't know 10.9%
170
20.4%
380
16.1%
550
TOTAL 100.0%
1560
100.0%
1864

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Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other Don't know TOTAL
Agree 53.9%
1290
68.0%
261
50.7%
274
59.7%
37
55.1%
1862
Disagree 30.5%
731
21.1%
81
25.4%
137
29.0%
18
28.6%
967
Don't know 15.5%
372
10.9%
42
23.9%
129
11.3%
7
16.3%
550
TOTAL 100.0%
2393
100.0%
384
100.0%
540
100.0%
62

3379


Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other Don't know TOTAL
Agree 64.2%
1034
42.7%
475
39.3%
22
58.5%
249
55.6%
115
55.5%
1895
Disagree 24.0%
386
34.9%
388
35.7%
20
31.5%
134
22.2%
46
28.5%
974
Don't know 11.8%
190
22.5%
250
25.0%
14
10.1%
43
22.2%
46
15.9%
543
TOTAL 100.0%
1610
100.0%
1113
100.0%
56
100.0%
426
100.0%
207

3412


Grade (I-GRADE)

Elem schl Middle sch High schl TOTAL
Agree 0.0%
0
54.1%
941
57.2%
974
55.6%
1915
Disagree 0.0%
0
27.9%
486
28.9%
492
28.4%
978
Don't know 0.0%
0
18.0%
313
13.9%
237
16.0%
550
TOTAL 100.0%
0
100.0%
1740
100.0%
1703

3443


Median income (I-MEDINC)

$10K-19999 $20K-29999 $30K-39999 $40K-49999 $50K and a TOTAL
Agree 58.7%
288
59.7%
957
52.2%
505
54.1%
92
34.8%
73
55.6%
1915
Disagree 23.6%
116
26.4%
424
32.3%
313
31.8%
54
33.8%
71
28.4%
978
Don't know 17.7%
87
13.9%
223
15.5%
150
14.1%
24
31.4%
66
16.0%
550
TOTAL 100.0%
491
100.0%
1604
100.0%
968
100.0%
170
100.0%
210

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