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

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FPUNISH(Percentages are unweighted)

I believe that God will punish me if I do something wrong.
  2) Disagree
  4) Agree
  3) Not sure
  1) Strongly disagree
  5) Strongly agree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Disagree 1561 36.6% 36.6% -0.60
Agree 1174 27.5% 64.1% 1.16
Not sure 722 16.9% 81.0% 0.28
Strongly disagree 649 15.2% 96.2% -1.47
Strongly agree 162 3.8% 100.0% 2.03

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school Vocational school College Graduate degree TOTAL
Disagree 31.3%
86
35.4%
628
30.5%
72
38.9%
392
39.4%
352
36.6%
1530
Agree 33.8%
93
30.0%
531
32.2%
76
24.3%
245
21.7%
194
27.2%
1139
Not sure 17.5%
48
17.6%
311
19.1%
45
16.8%
169
15.6%
139
17.0%
712
Strongly disagree 11.6%
32
12.4%
219
14.0%
33
17.2%
173
20.8%
186
15.4%
643
Strongly agree 5.8%
16
4.7%
83
4.2%
10
2.8%
28
2.5%
22
3.8%
159
TOTAL 100.0%
275
100.0%
1772
100.0%
236
100.0%
1007
100.0%
893

4183


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
Disagree 28.4%
33
29.7%
176
36.6%
448
35.0%
362
42.2%
530
36.7%
1549
Agree 34.5%
40
34.6%
205
29.5%
361
26.2%
271
22.3%
280
27.4%
1157
Not sure 19.8%
23
18.2%
108
16.7%
204
18.0%
186
15.4%
194
16.9%
715
Strongly disagree 8.6%
10
11.1%
66
13.6%
167
17.7%
183
17.2%
216
15.2%
642
Strongly agree 8.6%
10
6.4%
38
3.7%
45
3.2%
33
2.9%
36
3.8%
162
TOTAL 100.0%
116
100.0%
593
100.0%
1225
100.0%
1035
100.0%
1256

4225


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 34 years 35-39 40-44 45 or more TOTAL
Disagree 31.2%
147
37.0%
487
37.4%
479
37.3%
436
36.5%
1549
Agree 32.9%
155
26.4%
348
25.2%
323
28.9%
338
27.5%
1164
Not sure 20.6%
97
17.4%
229
16.5%
211
15.6%
182
17.0%
719
Strongly disagree 11.5%
54
15.2%
200
17.6%
225
14.4%
168
15.3%
647
Strongly agree 3.8%
18
4.0%
53
3.4%
44
3.8%
45
3.8%
160
TOTAL 100.0%
471
100.0%
1317
100.0%
1282
100.0%
1169

4239

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