Taiwan Social Change Survey, 1999

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FUTURE

Do you often have the following feelings? ‘Do you feel that your future is uncertain?'
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Hard to say
  7) Don't know

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Yes 509 26.4% 26.4% -.9
No 955 49.6% 76.1% -.14
Hard to say 358 18.6% 94.6% .61
Don't know 103 5.4% 100% 3.63

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

22-30 31-40 41-45 46-50 51-60 61-68 TOTAL
Yes 16.1%
31
22.0%
64
23.0%
66
27.1%
79
27.8%
145
36.5%
124
26.4%
509
No 57.5%
111
53.6%
156
51.2%
147
52.4%
153
49.0%
256
38.8%
132
49.6%
955
Hard to say 15.5%
30
19.6%
57
19.2%
55
14.7%
43
19.5%
102
20.9%
71
18.6%
358
Don't know 10.9%
21
4.8%
14
6.6%
19
5.8%
17
3.6%
19
3.8%
13
5.4%
103
TOTAL 100.0%
193
100.0%
291
100.0%
287
100.0%
292
100.0%
522
100.0%
340

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Education (I-EDUC)

None, self-study or Elementary Junior high school (including vocational) High school (HS) Vocational HS (or cadet) Junior college (of any kind) College or Grad school TOTAL
Yes 22.9%
100
24.5%
69
26.0%
63
30.5%
111
29.2%
88
25.8%
74
26.4%
505
No 47.4%
207
52.5%
148
50.8%
123
47.3%
172
47.8%
144
54.0%
155
49.6%
949
Hard to say 19.7%
86
16.7%
47
19.8%
48
17.9%
65
19.9%
60
17.8%
51
18.7%
357
Don't know 10.1%
44
6.4%
18
3.3%
8
4.4%
16
3.0%
9
2.4%
7
5.3%
102
TOTAL 100.0%
437
100.0%
282
100.0%
242
100.0%
364
100.0%
301
100.0%
287

1913


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 25.4%
244
27.5%
265
26.4%
509
No 52.2%
502
47.0%
453
49.6%
955
Hard to say 17.4%
167
19.8%
191
18.6%
358
Don't know 5.1%
49
5.6%
54
5.4%
103
TOTAL 100.0%
962
100.0%
963

1925


Household income (I-INCOME)

NT$20,001 or less NT$30,001-40,000 NT$40,001-60,000 NT$60,001-80,000 NT$80,001-120,000 More than NT$120,000 TOTAL
Yes 30.5%
98
25.4%
65
26.3%
109
28.0%
70
23.9%
78
20.1%
40
26.0%
460
No 44.2%
142
50.8%
130
48.1%
199
48.4%
121
56.4%
184
62.8%
125
51.0%
901
Hard to say 18.1%
58
18.0%
46
20.5%
85
20.4%
51
16.6%
54
15.1%
30
18.3%
324
Don't know 7.2%
23
5.9%
15
5.1%
21
3.2%
8
3.1%
10
2.0%
4
4.6%
81
TOTAL 100.0%
321
100.0%
256
100.0%
414
100.0%
250
100.0%
326
100.0%
199

1766


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Unmarried Married Other (please specify) TOTAL
Yes 36.0%
169
23.4%
340
0.00%
0
26.5%
509
No 39.7%
186
52.6%
763
0.00%
0
49.5%
949
Hard to say 21.3%
100
17.8%
258
0.00%
0
18.7%
358
Don't know 3.0%
14
6.1%
89
0.00%
0
5.4%
103
TOTAL 100.0%
469
100.0%
1450
100.0%
0

1919


Religion (I-RELIGION)

"I have no religious belief" Folk religion of any kind Buddhism (any sect) Taoism Christian (includes Cath and Prot) All other religions (including mixes of religions) TOTAL
Yes 29.4%
77
26.3%
169
28.9%
146
33.1%
81
9.4%
13
17.8%
23
26.5%
509
No 45.8%
120
49.3%
317
45.8%
232
46.9%
115
69.1%
96
58.1%
75
49.6%
955
Hard to say 20.6%
54
19.3%
124
19.0%
96
13.9%
34
19.4%
27
17.8%
23
18.6%
358
Don't know 4.2%
11
5.1%
33
6.3%
32
6.1%
15
2.2%
3
6.2%
8
5.3%
102
TOTAL 100.0%
262
100.0%
643
100.0%
506
100.0%
245
100.0%
139
100.0%
129

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