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Baylor Religion Survey, Wave I (2005) - Analysis

Q39I

Q39 To what extent do you agree or disagree that the federal government should..i. Punish criminals more harshly
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Strongly agree51330.5%30.5%-1.04
2) Agree69141.1%71.7%-0.14
3) Disagree29117.3%89.0%0.76
4) Strongly disagree704.2%93.2%1.66
5) Undecided1156.8%100.0%2.56
Missing41
Total Unweighted N = 1680





Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Strongly agree31.4%
228
29.9%
285
030.5%
513
Agree39.6%
288
42.3%
403
041.1%
691
Disagree18.2%
132
16.7%
159
017.3%
291
Strongly disagree4.5%
33
3.9%
37
04.2%
70
Undecided6.3%
46
7.2%
69
06.8%
115
Missing1823410
Total 100%
727
100%
953
   
1680

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackOtherMissingTotal
Strongly agree31.0%
460
22.4%
13
25.0%
25
1530.3%
498
Agree41.5%
616
39.7%
23
42.0%
42
1041.5%
681
Disagree17.3%
256
20.7%
12
15.0%
15
817.2%
283
Strongly disagree3.8%
57
5.2%
3
7.0%
7
34.1%
67
Undecided6.4%
95
12.1%
7
11.0%
11
26.9%
113
Missing2483796
Total 100%
1484
100%
58
100%
100
   
1642

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 CatholicProtestantOtherNoneMissingTotal
Strongly agree31.4%
117
34.7%
335
17.1%
22
17.0%
31
830.6%
505
Agree43.2%
161
43.8%
423
31.8%
41
30.8%
56
1041.3%
681
Disagree15.8%
59
13.6%
131
31.0%
40
30.2%
55
617.3%
285
Strongly disagree2.7%
10
2.1%
20
11.6%
15
11.5%
21
44.0%
66
Undecided7.0%
26
5.8%
56
8.5%
11
10.4%
19
36.8%
112
Missing72542723
Total 100%
373
100%
965
100%
129
100%
182
   
1649

Age (I-AGE)

 18-3031-4445-6465+MissingTotal
Strongly agree25.6%
33
34.0%
127
29.4%
217
31.2%
132
430.6%
509
Agree41.9%
54
40.6%
152
41.4%
305
40.4%
171
941.0%
682
Disagree22.5%
29
13.9%
52
18.0%
133
18.0%
76
117.4%
290
Strongly disagree3.9%
5
3.2%
12
4.9%
36
3.8%
16
14.1%
69
Undecided6.2%
8
8.3%
31
6.2%
46
6.6%
28
26.8%
113
Missing251219583
Total 100%
129
100%
374
100%
737
100%
423
   
1663

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 Never< 1 Month< 1 a WeekWeekly +MissingTotal
Strongly agree23.6%
83
31.3%
145
36.5%
70
32.0%
210
530.5%
508
Agree36.2%
127
42.3%
196
39.6%
76
43.1%
283
941.0%
682
Disagree23.4%
82
17.5%
81
13.5%
26
15.5%
102
017.5%
291
Strongly disagree7.4%
26
4.3%
20
4.2%
8
2.3%
15
14.1%
69
Undecided9.4%
33
4.5%
21
6.3%
12
7.2%
47
26.8%
113
Missing711216585
Total 100%
351
100%
463
100%
192
100%
657
   
1663

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 George W. BushJohn KerryRalph NaderSomebody elseNo preferenceMissingTotal
Strongly agree41.3%
339
18.2%
122
12.5%
3
28.5%
35
34.3%
12
230.6%
511
Agree45.1%
370
36.0%
241
37.5%
9
37.4%
46
54.3%
19
641.0%
685
Disagree7.4%
61
29.6%
198
33.3%
8
17.9%
22
2.9%
1
117.4%
290
Strongly disagree0.2%
2
8.4%
56
4.2%
1
8.9%
11
0.0%
0
04.2%
70
Undecided5.9%
48
7.8%
52
12.5%
3
7.3%
9
8.6%
3
06.9%
115
Missing11101635010
Total 100%
820
100%
669
100%
24
100%
123
100%
35
   
1671

Education (I-EDUC)

 HS gradSome collegeJr collegeCollege graduatePostgraduate work/DegreeMissingTotal
Strongly agree42.9%
24
42.7%
106
37.2%
152
35.3%
48
27.2%
110
15.5%
62
1130.3%
502
Agree30.4%
17
42.7%
106
40.8%
167
48.5%
66
45.4%
184
35.7%
143
841.3%
683
Disagree10.7%
6
8.5%
21
13.2%
54
8.1%
11
16.8%
68
31.7%
127
417.3%
287
Strongly disagree3.6%
2
1.2%
3
3.4%
14
0.7%
1
2.2%
9
10.0%
40
14.2%
69
Undecided12.5%
7
4.8%
12
5.4%
22
7.4%
10
8.4%
34
7.2%
29
16.9%
114
Missing6914105666
Total 100%
56
100%
248
100%
409
100%
136
100%
405
100%
401
   
1655

Marital status (I-MARITAL)

 Never marriedMarriedLiving as marriedSeparated/DivorcedWidowedMissingTotal
Strongly agree23.4%
44
31.9%
328
25.0%
15
31.6%
75
28.0%
40
1130.3%
502
Agree38.3%
72
41.7%
428
43.3%
26
41.8%
99
40.6%
58
841.3%
683
Disagree21.3%
40
15.9%
163
16.7%
10
17.3%
41
23.1%
33
417.3%
287
Strongly disagree6.4%
12
3.2%
33
10.0%
6
5.5%
13
3.5%
5
14.2%
69
Undecided10.6%
20
7.3%
75
5.0%
3
3.8%
9
4.9%
7
16.9%
114
Missing4161510665
Total 100%
188
100%
1027
100%
60
100%
237
100%
143
   
1655

Household income (I-INCOME)

 < $20,000$20,001-$35,000$35,001-$50,000$50,001 - $100,000$100,001+MissingTotal
Strongly agree34.1%
63
31.4%
71
33.0%
98
29.7%
162
24.2%
79
4029.9%
473
Agree37.8%
70
43.4%
98
42.8%
127
42.2%
230
40.1%
131
3541.5%
656
Disagree18.4%
34
15.9%
36
13.1%
39
16.5%
90
24.2%
79
1317.6%
278
Strongly disagree2.2%
4
2.7%
6
5.1%
15
4.4%
24
4.9%
16
54.1%
65
Undecided7.6%
14
6.6%
15
6.1%
18
7.2%
39
6.7%
22
76.8%
108
Missing12654414110
Total 100%
185
100%
226
100%
297
100%
545
100%
327
   
1580

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