Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Father Component

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What do you think God most wants people to do with their lives?
  2) God wants both of these things in exactly the same amount.
  3) God most wants people to tell other people about God.
  1) God most wants people to help old and sick persons have a better life.

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
God wants both of these things in exactly the same amount. 1835 43.5% 43.5% -0.42
God most wants people to tell other people about God. 1806 42.9% 86.4% 1.02
God most wants people to help old and sick persons have a better life. 573 13.6% 100.0% -1.87

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school Vocational school College Graduate degree TOTAL
God wants both of these things in exactly the same amount. 47.2%
128
45.2%
795
47.0%
111
39.2%
391
42.8%
375
43.5%
1800
God most wants people to tell other people about God. 45.8%
124
45.5%
800
46.6%
110
42.0%
419
36.7%
322
42.9%
1775
God most wants people to help old and sick persons have a better life. 7.0%
19
9.3%
164
6.4%
15
18.8%
187
20.5%
180
13.6%
565
TOTAL 100.0%
271
100.0%
1759
100.0%
236
100.0%
997
100.0%
877

4140


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $10,000 $10,000-$19,999 $20,000-$29,999 $30,000-$39,999 $40,000 or more TOTAL
God wants both of these things in exactly the same amount. 52.6%
61
47.2%
280
44.3%
541
42.6%
435
41.1%
507
43.6%
1824
God most wants people to tell other people about God. 43.1%
50
44.4%
263
45.3%
554
43.9%
449
39.1%
483
43.0%
1799
God most wants people to help old and sick persons have a better life. 4.3%
5
8.4%
50
10.4%
127
13.5%
138
19.8%
244
13.5%
564
TOTAL 100.0%
116
100.0%
593
100.0%
1222
100.0%
1022
100.0%
1234

4187


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 34 years 35-39 40-44 45 or more TOTAL
God wants both of these things in exactly the same amount. 46.8%
218
44.3%
579
41.8%
528
43.5%
506
43.6%
1831
God most wants people to tell other people about God. 43.1%
201
41.7%
546
43.2%
546
43.4%
504
42.8%
1797
God most wants people to help old and sick persons have a better life. 10.1%
47
14.0%
183
15.0%
190
13.1%
152
13.6%
572
TOTAL 100.0%
466
100.0%
1308
100.0%
1264
100.0%
1162

4200

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