Spiritual Life Study of Chinese Residents

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Do you think religion has any negative impact on society? [Multiple answers] Third mention
  3) Make people depressed and withdrawn from the world
  4) Create conflicts in families
  5) Create social conflicts
  6) Give bad people a chance to defraud others
  7) Corrupt moral standards and social ethos
  8) Waste financial resources

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Make people depressed and withdrawn from the world 145 11.2% 11.2%
Create conflicts in families 99 7.7% 18.9%
Create social conflicts 78 6% 24.9%
Give bad people a chance to defraud others 354 27.4% 52.3%
Corrupt moral standards and social ethos 230 17.8% 70.1%
Waste financial resources 386 29.9% 100%
Missing 5728 % %

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Make people depressed and withdrawn from the world 13.0%
87
9.3%
58
11.2%
145
Create conflicts in families 9.3%
62
5.9%
37
7.7%
99
Create social conflicts 5.2%
35
6.9%
43
6.0%
78
Give bad people a chance to defraud others 24.1%
161
31.0%
193
27.4%
354
Corrupt moral standards and social ethos 19.7%
132
15.7%
98
17.8%
230
Waste financial resources 28.7%
192
31.1%
194
29.9%
386
Missing 2674 3054 5728
TOTAL 100.0%
669
100.0%
623

1292


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Chinese Communist Party Democratic parties Communist Youth League No political affiliation Missing TOTAL
Make people depressed and withdrawn from the world 31.9%
22
0.0%
0
11.1%
19
9.9%
104

0
11.2%
145
Create conflicts in families 5.8%
4
0.0%
0
8.8%
15
7.7%
81

0
7.7%
100
Create social conflicts 7.2%
5
0.0%
0
4.1%
7
6.3%
66

0
6.0%
78
Give bad people a chance to defraud others 24.6%
17
0.0%
0
28.7%
49
27.4%
288

0
27.4%
354
Corrupt moral standards and social ethos 18.8%
13
0.0%
0
17.5%
30
17.6%
185

2
17.7%
228
Waste financial resources 11.6%
8
0.0%
0
29.8%
51
31.1%
327

0
29.9%
386
Missing 321 12 565 4803 0 5701
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
0
100.0%
171
100.0%
1051

2

1291


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Buddhism Daoism Confucianism Protestantism Other I don't believe in anything/I don't have any religious beliefs Missing TOTAL
Make people depressed and withdrawn from the world 14.8%
23
37.5%
3
33.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.4%
114

4
11.0%
141
Create conflicts in families 3.9%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
8.5%
93

0
7.7%
99
Create social conflicts 5.2%
8
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
7.7%
1
20.0%
1
6.1%
67

1
6.0%
77
Give bad people a chance to defraud others 32.9%
51
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
53.8%
7
20.0%
1
26.7%
292

3
27.4%
351
Corrupt moral standards and social ethos 17.4%
27
62.5%
5
66.7%
2
0.0%
0
20.0%
1
17.8%
195

1
18.0%
230
Waste financial resources 25.8%
40
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
38.5%
5
40.0%
2
30.5%
334

6
29.8%
381
Missing 1112 37 10 165 25 4317 0 5666
TOTAL 100.0%
155
100.0%
8
100.0%
3
100.0%
13
100.0%
5
100.0%
1095

15

1279


Education (I-EDUC)

Elementary school Junior high school High school/technical high school College Bachelor's degree Master's degree and above TOTAL
Make people depressed and withdrawn from the world 12.5%
32
10.4%
48
11.8%
46
7.6%
9
15.6%
10
0.0%
0
11.2%
145
Create conflicts in families 8.2%
21
8.4%
39
8.7%
34
3.4%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
7.6%
98
Create social conflicts 5.9%
15
5.0%
23
7.5%
29
5.9%
7
9.4%
6
0.0%
0
6.2%
80
Give bad people a chance to defraud others 19.1%
49
23.8%
110
31.9%
124
39.5%
47
35.9%
23
33.3%
1
27.4%
354
Corrupt moral standards and social ethos 18.4%
47
19.0%
88
15.7%
61
20.2%
24
14.1%
9
33.3%
1
17.8%
230
Waste financial resources 35.9%
92
33.5%
155
24.4%
95
23.5%
28
25.0%
16
33.3%
1
29.9%
387
Missing 1454 2158 1535 373 185 12 5717
TOTAL 100.0%
256
100.0%
463
100.0%
389
100.0%
119
100.0%
64
100.0%
3

1294



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