Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 2000

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OBSESEAT

Movie theaters and airlines should be required to provide some seats larger than normal to accommodate obese people.
  1) Agree
  2) Disagree
  3) It depends
  4) Don't Know/No answer

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Agree 329 70.6% 70.6% -.56
Disagree 105 22.5% 93.1% .85
It depends 17 3.6% 96.8% 2.26
Don't Know/No answer 15 3.2% 100% 3.66

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-24 years old 25-44 years old 45-64 years old 65 years or older TOTAL
Agree 82.6%
38
75.1%
145
67.1%
96
58.2%
46
70.5%
325
Disagree 10.9%
5
19.2%
37
28.0%
40
29.1%
23
22.8%
105
It depends 4.3%
2
3.6%
7
2.1%
3
5.1%
4
3.5%
16
Don't Know/No answer 2.2%
1
2.1%
4
2.8%
4
7.6%
6
3.3%
15
TOTAL 100.0%
46
100.0%
193
100.0%
143
100.0%
79

461


Education (I-EDUC)

Less Than High School 12th Grade (High School) Some college (Two year degree) 4 year college graduate Advanced degree (Ma, Phd, Lld, Md) TOTAL
Agree 71.1%
27
76.1%
105
77.4%
89
64.2%
68
55.4%
36
70.3%
325
Disagree 21.1%
8
16.7%
23
16.5%
19
28.3%
30
38.5%
25
22.7%
105
It depends 2.6%
1
3.6%
5
3.5%
4
4.7%
5
3.1%
2
3.7%
17
Don't Know/No answer 5.3%
2
3.6%
5
2.6%
3
2.8%
3
3.1%
2
3.2%
15
TOTAL 100.0%
38
100.0%
138
100.0%
115
100.0%
106
100.0%
65

462


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 up to $29,999 $30,000 up to $39,999 $40,000 up to $49,999 $50,000 up to $59,999 More than $60,000 TOTAL
Agree 79.2%
38
81.8%
36
72.1%
44
69.6%
32
64.3%
27
62.3%
71
69.9%
248
Disagree 12.5%
6
15.9%
7
23.0%
14
17.4%
8
28.6%
12
32.5%
37
23.7%
84
It depends 4.2%
2
2.3%
1
3.3%
2
6.5%
3
0.0%
0
3.5%
4
3.4%
12
Don't Know/No answer 4.2%
2
0.0%
0
1.6%
1
6.5%
3
7.1%
3
1.8%
2
3.1%
11
TOTAL 100.0%
48
100.0%
44
100.0%
61
100.0%
46
100.0%
42
100.0%
114

355


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent Other TOTAL
Agree 62.1%
77
73.3%
126
72.8%
75
80.0%
16
70.2%
294
Disagree 31.5%
39
19.2%
33
20.4%
21
15.0%
3
22.9%
96
It depends 3.2%
4
4.1%
7
4.9%
5
0.0%
0
3.8%
16
Don't Know/No answer 3.2%
4
3.5%
6
1.9%
2
5.0%
1
3.1%
13
TOTAL 100.0%
124
100.0%
172
100.0%
103
100.0%
20

419


Race (I-RACE)

White/Caucasian Black, African-American Native American/American Indian Asian/Oriental Other or mixed (Specify) TOTAL
Agree 69.5%
264
76.9%
30
100.0%
3
66.7%
4
75.9%
22
70.7%
323
Disagree 22.9%
87
15.4%
6
0.0%
0
33.3%
2
24.1%
7
22.3%
102
It depends 4.2%
16
2.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.7%
17
Don't Know/No answer 3.4%
13
5.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.3%
15
TOTAL 100.0%
380
100.0%
39
100.0%
3
100.0%
6
100.0%
29

457


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Some other religion (Specify) No Religion [Not Religious/Agnostic/Atheist] Christian or just a Christian TOTAL
Agree 69.9%
146
72.1%
98
57.1%
4
73.3%
22
69.4%
25
78.3%
18
71.0%
313
Disagree 23.0%
48
19.9%
27
42.9%
3
23.3%
7
25.0%
9
17.4%
4
22.2%
98
It depends 3.3%
7
4.4%
6
0.0%
0
3.3%
1
0.0%
0
4.3%
1
3.4%
15
Don't Know/No answer 3.8%
8
3.7%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
5.6%
2
0.0%
0
3.4%
15
TOTAL 100.0%
209
100.0%
136
100.0%
7
100.0%
30
100.0%
36
100.0%
23

441

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