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

POPESPKS

We are interested in what American Catholics think about religious matters. Please select the answer from this card that comes closest to your own personal opinion about the following statement: under certain conditions, the pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals.
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
0) Inapplicable377176.9%76.9%-0.46
1) Certainly true2204.5%81.4%0.28
2) Probably true3467.1%88.5%1.02
3) Uncertain if true or false3717.6%96.1%1.75
4) Probably false972.0%98.0%2.49
5) Certainly false531.1%99.1%3.23
8) Don't know230.5%99.6%5.44
9) No answer200.4%100.0%6.17





Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Inapplicable77.9%
1660
76.2%
2111
076.9%
3771
Certainly true4.4%
93
4.6%
127
04.5%
220
Probably true6.8%
144
7.3%
202
07.1%
346
Uncertain if true or false7.0%
150
8.0%
221
07.6%
371
Probably false2.2%
46
1.8%
51
02.0%
97
Certainly false1.1%
23
1.1%
30
01.1%
53
Don't know0.3%
6
0.6%
17
00.5%
23
No answer0.4%
9
0.4%
11
00.4%
20
Missing0000
Total 100%
2131
100%
2770
   
4901

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 Extremely liberal or liberalSlightly liberalModerateSlightly conservativeExtremely conservative or conservativeMissingTotal
Inapplicable79.5%
611
74.6%
441
75.3%
1314
77.1%
522
79.3%
768
11576.9%
3656
Certainly true4.3%
33
3.6%
21
3.5%
61
5.0%
34
6.7%
65
64.5%
214
Probably true5.5%
42
9.1%
54
7.7%
134
7.5%
51
5.9%
57
87.1%
338
Uncertain if true or false6.5%
50
7.4%
44
9.7%
169
6.2%
42
5.9%
57
97.6%
362
Probably false2.5%
19
3.7%
22
1.5%
27
2.5%
17
1.2%
12
02.0%
97
Certainly false1.2%
9
1.4%
8
1.1%
20
1.3%
9
0.6%
6
11.1%
52
Don't know0.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.5%
9
0.0%
0
0.3%
3
80.3%
15
No answer0.3%
2
0.2%
1
0.7%
12
0.3%
2
0.1%
1
20.4%
18
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
Inapplicable75.9%
556
77.0%
1005
78.1%
1125
76.9%
717
76.0%
338
3077.0%
3741
Certainly true2.0%
15
4.0%
52
4.1%
59
5.5%
51
9.2%
41
24.5%
218
Probably true8.2%
60
7.1%
93
6.6%
95
7.6%
71
5.8%
26
17.1%
345
Uncertain if true or false9.0%
66
9.0%
118
6.7%
96
6.4%
60
6.1%
27
47.6%
367
Probably false2.7%
20
1.5%
20
2.5%
36
1.6%
15
1.1%
5
12.0%
96
Certainly false0.4%
3
0.9%
12
1.5%
21
1.3%
12
1.1%
5
01.1%
53
Don't know1.2%
9
0.5%
6
0.2%
3
0.3%
3
0.4%
2
00.5%
23
No answer0.5%
4
0.0%
0
0.4%
6
0.3%
3
0.2%
1
60.3%
14
Missing00000440
Total 100%
733
100%
1306
100%
1441
100%
932
100%
445
   
4857

Region (I-REGION)

 NortheastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Inapplicable62.2%
509
76.2%
879
83.6%
1563
77.3%
819
176.9%
3770
Certainly true6.2%
51
5.3%
61
3.7%
70
3.6%
38
04.5%
220
Probably true12.2%
100
7.2%
83
5.1%
95
6.4%
68
07.1%
346
Uncertain if true or false12.6%
103
6.8%
78
5.0%
94
9.1%
96
07.6%
371
Probably false3.4%
28
2.7%
31
1.0%
19
1.8%
19
02.0%
97
Certainly false1.7%
14
1.2%
14
0.9%
16
0.8%
9
01.1%
53
Don't know0.9%
7
0.3%
3
0.4%
8
0.5%
5
00.5%
23
No answer0.7%
6
0.3%
4
0.3%
5
0.5%
5
00.4%
20
Missing000010
Total 100%
818
100%
1153
100%
1870
100%
1059
   
4900

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
Inapplicable100.0%
2465
0.0%
0
100.0%
90
100.0%
830
99.7%
368
1877.1%
3753
Certainly true0.0%
0
19.8%
220
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
04.5%
220
Probably true0.0%
0
31.1%
346
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
07.1%
346
Uncertain if true or false0.0%
0
33.3%
371
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
07.6%
371
Probably false0.0%
0
8.7%
97
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
02.0%
97
Certainly false0.0%
0
4.8%
53
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
01.1%
53
Don't know0.0%
0
2.1%
23
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.5%
23
No answer0.0%
0
0.3%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
160.1%
4
Missing00000340
Total 100%
2465
100%
1113
100%
90
100%
830
100%
369
   
4867

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackOtherMissingTotal
Inapplicable76.1%
2875
92.3%
663
57.2%
233
076.9%
3771
Certainly true4.7%
179
1.1%
8
8.1%
33
04.5%
220
Probably true7.4%
278
2.1%
15
13.0%
53
07.1%
346
Uncertain if true or false7.7%
292
2.1%
15
15.7%
64
07.6%
371
Probably false2.2%
83
0.4%
3
2.7%
11
02.0%
97
Certainly false1.2%
47
0.4%
3
0.7%
3
01.1%
53
Don't know0.4%
15
0.4%
3
1.2%
5
00.5%
23
No answer0.2%
7
1.1%
8
1.2%
5
00.4%
20
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
Inapplicable85.2%
1217
70.9%
459
70.1%
363
71.4%
543
73.9%
153
72.9%
687
34976.0%
3422
Certainly true1.4%
20
3.1%
20
2.1%
11
4.6%
35
9.7%
20
9.5%
90
244.4%
196
Probably true3.5%
50
8.8%
57
9.8%
51
10.6%
81
8.2%
17
8.6%
81
97.5%
337
Uncertain if true or false5.9%
84
9.4%
61
12.7%
66
10.4%
79
6.8%
14
6.4%
60
78.1%
364
Probably false1.7%
24
4.9%
32
3.1%
16
1.3%
10
0.5%
1
1.4%
13
12.1%
96
Certainly false1.3%
18
1.5%
10
1.4%
7
1.3%
10
0.5%
1
0.5%
5
21.1%
51
Don't know0.5%
7
0.9%
6
0.4%
2
0.4%
3
0.5%
1
0.3%
3
10.5%
22
No answer0.6%
8
0.3%
2
0.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
4
40.4%
16
Missing0000003970
Total 100%
1428
100%
647
100%
518
100%
761
100%
207
100%
943
   
4504

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