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

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FGODRULE(Percentages are unweighted)

I believe God has a lot of rules about how people should live their lives.
  2) Disagree
  4) Agree
  1) Strongly disagree
  5) Strongly agree
  3) Not sure

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Disagree 1400 32.9% 32.9% -0.95
Agree 1671 39.2% 72.1% 0.75
Strongly disagree 301 7.1% 79.2% -1.80
Strongly agree 410 9.6% 88.8% 1.61
Not sure 476 11.2% 100.0% -0.10

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school Vocational school College Graduate degree TOTAL
Disagree 19.0%
52
26.0%
459
32.3%
76
40.0%
404
44.0%
392
33.1%
1383
Agree 51.8%
142
46.2%
815
41.3%
97
33.0%
333
27.0%
241
39.0%
1628
Strongly disagree 3.6%
10
5.0%
89
3.8%
9
8.3%
84
11.9%
106
7.1%
298
Strongly agree 12.8%
35
11.3%
199
10.2%
24
8.3%
84
6.2%
55
9.5%
397
Not sure 12.8%
35
11.5%
202
12.3%
29
10.3%
104
10.9%
97
11.2%
467
TOTAL 100.0%
274
100.0%
1764
100.0%
235
100.0%
1009
100.0%
891

4173


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 25.0%
29
22.9%
136
31.9%
390
33.4%
346
39.0%
487
32.9%
1388
Agree 53.4%
62
47.0%
279
41.0%
500
38.1%
394
33.5%
419
39.2%
1654
Strongly disagree 2.6%
3
5.6%
33
6.1%
74
6.9%
71
9.3%
116
7.0%
297
Strongly agree 7.8%
9
12.6%
75
9.5%
116
10.5%
109
7.9%
99
9.7%
408
Not sure 11.2%
13
12.0%
71
11.5%
141
11.1%
115
10.3%
129
11.1%
469
TOTAL 100.0%
116
100.0%
594
100.0%
1221
100.0%
1035
100.0%
1250

4216


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 34 years 35-39 40-44 45 or more TOTAL
Disagree 28.5%
134
34.1%
449
34.2%
436
32.0%
373
32.9%
1392
Agree 45.2%
213
39.2%
516
36.5%
466
39.5%
460
39.1%
1655
Strongly disagree 5.1%
24
7.4%
97
7.9%
101
6.6%
77
7.1%
299
Strongly agree 8.5%
40
8.9%
117
9.6%
122
11.1%
129
9.6%
408
Not sure 12.7%
60
10.4%
137
11.8%
151
10.9%
127
11.2%
475
TOTAL 100.0%
471
100.0%
1316
100.0%
1276
100.0%
1166

4229

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