Generation Next Survey, 2006

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(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

And here are few things some people do. For each one, please tell me if you think it's something that's okay or not okay for other people to do - even if you might not do it yourself. Is it okay or not okay for other people to gamble?
  1) Okay
  2) Not okay
  3) (VOL.) Depends
  9) (VOL.) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Okay 56.0% 56.0%
Not okay 37.4% 93.4%
(VOL.) Depends 5.7% 99.1%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused .9% 100.0%
Total N = 1501

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school or some college College graduate TOTAL
Okay 36.4% 52.0% 64.6% 62.9% 56.0%
Not okay 54.5% 42.8% 27.6% 30.6% 37.3%
(VOL.) Depends 8.8% 3.9% 7.3% 5.7% 5.8%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.3% 1.4% 0.6% 0.7% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1497


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Okay 58.8% 53.5% 56.0%
Not okay 34.1% 40.4% 37.4%
(VOL.) Depends 6.2% 5.3% 5.7%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.8% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1501


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Okay 58.4% 45.5% 31.1% 66.0% 55.9%
Not okay 35.4% 45.3% 63.9% 27.1% 37.5%
(VOL.) Depends 5.4% 8.2% 5.0% 5.5% 5.8%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.7% 1.0% 0.0% 1.4% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1496


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other religion No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic TOTAL
Okay 48.4% 61.5% 54.2% 75.4% 55.9%
Not okay 44.4% 32.6% 43.6% 18.1% 37.8%
(VOL.) Depends 6.3% 5.9% 1.9% 5.7% 5.7%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.0% 0.4% 0.8% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1465


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Okay 27.5% 51.8% 59.3% 63.5% 62.4% 65.8% 55.8%
Not okay 68.9% 42.6% 32.3% 28.8% 30.1% 27.9% 37.6%
(VOL.) Depends 3.5% 4.9% 6.9% 6.8% 6.0% 6.1% 5.8%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.7% 1.5% 0.9% 1.4% 0.2% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1472


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative or conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Okay 50.4% 57.0% 68.2% 57.0%
Not okay 43.1% 35.6% 28.6% 36.8%
(VOL.) Depends 6.1% 6.6% 3.1% 5.7%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.9% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1380



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