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

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FOBEYHLP(Percentages are unweighted)

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.
  1) God most wants people to obey God's rules and commandments.
  3) God most wants people to help persons of every race get a fair chance.

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
God wants both of these things in exactly the same amount. 1509 35.7% 35.7% 0.70
God most wants people to obey God's rules and commandments. 2328 55.1% 90.9% -0.82
God most wants people to help persons of every race get a fair chance. 385 9.1% 100.0% 2.23

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. 39.0%
106
34.7%
611
39.2%
93
35.1%
350
36.4%
320
35.7%
1480
God most wants people to obey God's rules and commandments. 52.6%
143
59.0%
1040
56.1%
133
54.6%
544
48.5%
426
55.1%
2286
God most wants people to help persons of every race get a fair chance. 8.5%
23
6.4%
112
4.6%
11
10.2%
102
15.1%
133
9.2%
381
TOTAL 100.0%
272
100.0%
1763
100.0%
237
100.0%
996
100.0%
879

4147


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. 44.8%
52
36.9%
219
36.4%
444
34.0%
348
35.2%
436
35.7%
1499
God most wants people to obey God's rules and commandments. 48.3%
56
54.6%
324
56.1%
685
56.6%
580
54.1%
671
55.2%
2316
God most wants people to help persons of every race get a fair chance. 6.9%
8
8.4%
50
7.5%
92
9.4%
96
10.7%
133
9.0%
379
TOTAL 100.0%
116
100.0%
593
100.0%
1221
100.0%
1024
100.0%
1240

4194


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. 36.3%
169
36.6%
479
33.5%
425
37.1%
431
35.7%
1504
God most wants people to obey God's rules and commandments. 56.4%
263
54.1%
709
57.1%
725
53.7%
623
55.1%
2320
God most wants people to help persons of every race get a fair chance. 7.3%
34
9.3%
122
9.4%
120
9.2%
107
9.1%
383
TOTAL 100.0%
466
100.0%
1310
100.0%
1270
100.0%
1161

4207

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