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General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined - Analysis

COURTS

In general, do you think the courts in this area deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals?
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Too harsh58511.9%11.9%-0.90
2) Not harsh enough314764.2%76.1%-0.29
3) About right81516.6%92.8%0.31
8) Don't know3296.7%99.5%3.35
9) No answer250.5%100.0%3.95





Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Too harsh13.8%
295
10.5%
290
011.9%
585
Not harsh enough61.7%
1315
66.1%
1832
064.2%
3147
About right18.5%
394
15.2%
421
016.6%
815
Don't know5.6%
119
7.6%
210
06.7%
329
No answer0.4%
8
0.6%
17
00.5%
25
Missing0000
Total 100%
2131
100%
2770
   
4901

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 Extremely liberal or liberalSlightly liberalModerateSlightly conservativeExtremely conservative or conservativeMissingTotal
Too harsh20.4%
157
13.5%
80
11.2%
196
9.6%
65
6.7%
65
2211.8%
563
Not harsh enough49.4%
380
59.9%
354
65.3%
1141
71.3%
483
73.3%
710
7964.6%
3068
About right19.0%
146
19.0%
112
16.7%
292
13.6%
92
15.6%
151
2216.7%
793
Don't know10.0%
77
7.3%
43
6.5%
113
5.2%
35
4.1%
40
216.5%
308
No answer1.2%
9
0.3%
2
0.2%
4
0.3%
2
0.3%
3
50.4%
20
Missing000001490
Total 100%
769
100%
591
100%
1746
100%
677
100%
969
   
4752

Age (I-AGE)

 18 to 29 years old30 to 44 years old45 to 59 years old60 to 74 years old75 years or olderMissingTotal
Too harsh20.6%
151
13.0%
170
11.0%
158
8.3%
77
5.8%
26
312.0%
582
Not harsh enough53.8%
394
63.0%
823
67.3%
970
66.8%
623
69.0%
307
3064.2%
3117
About right17.6%
129
16.6%
217
15.5%
224
17.8%
166
15.7%
70
916.6%
806
Don't know7.8%
57
6.9%
90
5.8%
84
6.0%
56
9.0%
40
26.7%
327
No answer0.3%
2
0.5%
6
0.3%
5
1.1%
10
0.4%
2
00.5%
25
Missing00000440
Total 100%
733
100%
1306
100%
1441
100%
932
100%
445
   
4857

Region (I-REGION)

 NortheastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Too harsh11.9%
97
9.0%
104
12.2%
229
14.5%
154
111.9%
584
Not harsh enough62.3%
510
68.0%
784
65.3%
1221
59.7%
632
064.2%
3147
About right16.6%
136
16.7%
192
15.9%
297
17.9%
190
016.6%
815
Don't know8.8%
72
5.7%
66
6.0%
113
7.4%
78
06.7%
329
No answer0.4%
3
0.6%
7
0.5%
10
0.5%
5
00.5%
25
Missing000010
Total 100%
818
100%
1153
100%
1870
100%
1059
   
4900

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
Too harsh10.7%
264
10.1%
112
14.4%
13
16.6%
138
14.4%
53
511.9%
580
Not harsh enough68.4%
1687
67.9%
756
53.3%
48
52.7%
437
55.6%
205
1464.4%
3133
About right14.8%
366
16.1%
179
20.0%
18
21.3%
177
18.7%
69
616.6%
809
Don't know5.4%
132
5.8%
64
12.2%
11
8.7%
72
11.4%
42
86.6%
321
No answer0.6%
16
0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.7%
6
0.0%
0
10.5%
24
Missing00000340
Total 100%
2465
100%
1113
100%
90
100%
830
100%
369
   
4867

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackOtherMissingTotal
Too harsh8.9%
337
25.9%
186
15.2%
62
011.9%
585
Not harsh enough66.9%
2525
54.2%
389
57.2%
233
064.2%
3147
About right16.9%
638
13.5%
97
19.7%
80
016.6%
815
Don't know6.9%
259
5.3%
38
7.9%
32
06.7%
329
No answer0.5%
17
1.1%
8
0.0%
0
00.5%
25
Missing00000
Total 100%
3776
100%
718
100%
407
   
4901

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 Less than once a yearOnce a yearSeveral times a yearOne to three times a monthNearly every weekOnce a week or moreMissingTotal
Too harsh14.1%
202
12.1%
78
12.7%
66
13.9%
106
9.7%
20
8.6%
81
3212.3%
553
Not harsh enough60.3%
861
63.7%
412
63.1%
327
64.4%
490
68.1%
141
68.3%
644
27263.8%
2875
About right17.2%
245
17.3%
112
16.8%
87
15.9%
121
14.5%
30
17.1%
161
5916.8%
756
Don't know8.0%
114
6.5%
42
7.1%
37
5.1%
39
7.2%
15
5.4%
51
316.6%
298
No answer0.4%
6
0.5%
3
0.2%
1
0.7%
5
0.5%
1
0.6%
6
30.5%
22
Missing0000003970
Total 100%
1428
100%
647
100%
518
100%
761
100%
207
100%
943
   
4504

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