SGI-USA Membership Survey, 1997

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ATRACT3

Apart from the teachings, can you say what originally attracted you to SGI-USA (NSA)? -- third attractive quality mentioned
  4) Chanting - efficacy to me
  5) Chanting - efficacy to others
  6) Impressed by SGI activity/goals
  9) Desired spiritual guidance

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Chanting - efficacy to me 5 62.5% 62.5% -.56
Chanting - efficacy to others 1 12.5% 75% 0
Impressed by SGI activity/goals 1 12.5% 87.5% .56
Desired spiritual guidance 1 12.5% 100% 2.26

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 25 25-39 40-49 50-64 65 + TOTAL
Chanting - efficacy to me 0.00%
0
33.3%
1
75.0%
3
100.0%
1
0.00%
0
62.5%
5
Chanting - efficacy to others 0.00%
0
33.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
12.5%
1
Impressed by SGI activity/goals 0.00%
0
33.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
12.5%
1
Desired spiritual guidance 0.00%
0
0.0%
0
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
12.5%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
0
100.0%
3
100.0%
4
100.0%
1
100.0%
0

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Education (I-EDUC)

High school or less Some college Trade school, or junior college Bachelor's degree Graduate or professional degree TOTAL
Chanting - efficacy to me 50.0%
1
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
100.0%
3
0.0%
0
62.5%
5
Chanting - efficacy to others 50.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
Impressed by SGI activity/goals 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
12.5%
1
Desired spiritual guidance 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
2
100.0%
1
100.0%
1
100.0%
3
100.0%
1

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Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced/Separated Widowed Single Other (please specify) TOTAL
Chanting - efficacy to me 66.7%
2
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
66.7%
2
100.0%
1
62.5%
5
Chanting - efficacy to others 0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
33.3%
1
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
Impressed by SGI activity/goals 33.3%
1
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
Desired spiritual guidance 0.0%
0
0.00%
0
100.0%
1
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
3
100.0%
0
100.0%
1
100.0%
0
100.0%
3
100.0%
1

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Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian/Pacific Islander Latino/Hispanic Other (please specify) TOTAL
Chanting - efficacy to me 75.0%
3
100.0%
1
0.00%
0
50.0%
1
0.0%
0
62.5%
5
Chanting - efficacy to others 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
50.0%
1
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
Impressed by SGI activity/goals 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
12.5%
1
Desired spiritual guidance 25.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
4
100.0%
1
100.0%
0
100.0%
2
100.0%
1

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Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Chanting - efficacy to me 60.0%
3
66.7%
2
62.5%
5
Chanting - efficacy to others 20.0%
1
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
Impressed by SGI activity/goals 0.0%
0
33.3%
1
12.5%
1
Desired spiritual guidance 20.0%
1
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
5
100.0%
3

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Household income (I-INCOME)

< $20,000 $20,000 - $30,000 $30,000 - $40,000 $40,000 - $50,000 $50,000 - $60,000 $60,000+ TOTAL
Chanting - efficacy to me 100.0%
2
50.0%
1
100.0%
1
33.3%
1
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
62.5%
5
Chanting - efficacy to others 0.0%
0
50.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
12.5%
1
Impressed by SGI activity/goals 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
33.3%
1
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
12.5%
1
Desired spiritual guidance 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
33.3%
1
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
12.5%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
2
100.0%
2
100.0%
1
100.0%
3
100.0%
0
100.0%
0

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