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General Social Survey, 1976 - Analysis

CHLDIDEL

What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have?
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
0) 0312.1%2.1%-1.59
1) 1493.3%5.3%-1.07
2) 275350.2%55.6%-0.54
3) 329819.9%75.5%-0.02
4) 419212.8%88.3%0.50
5) 5271.8%90.1%1.03
6) 6110.7%90.8%1.55
7) Seven or more60.4%91.2%2.08
8) As many as you want946.3%97.5%2.60
9) No answer or Don't know382.5%100.0%3.13





Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
02.2%
15
1.9%
16
02.1%
31
13.9%
26
2.8%
23
03.3%
49
248.6%
325
51.6%
428
050.2%
753
320.6%
138
19.3%
160
019.9%
298
410.9%
73
14.3%
119
012.8%
192
52.1%
14
1.6%
13
01.8%
27
60.7%
5
0.7%
6
00.7%
11
Seven or more0.6%
4
0.2%
2
00.4%
6
As many as you want7.0%
47
5.7%
47
06.3%
94
No answer or Don't know3.3%
22
1.9%
16
02.5%
38
Missing0000
Total 100%
669
100%
830
   
1499

Age (I-AGE)

 18-3031-4445-5960-7475+MissingTotal
02.1%
9
2.5%
9
2.2%
7
1.5%
4
1.8%
2
02.1%
31
16.1%
26
4.4%
16
1.8%
6
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
03.3%
49
256.3%
238
54.7%
197
47.1%
153
43.6%
119
38.4%
43
350.2%
750
321.0%
89
18.6%
67
20.9%
68
17.9%
49
21.4%
24
119.9%
297
48.7%
37
9.2%
33
13.8%
45
19.4%
53
21.4%
24
012.9%
192
50.9%
4
2.2%
8
1.2%
4
3.7%
10
0.9%
1
01.8%
27
60.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.9%
3
1.1%
3
2.7%
3
00.7%
11
Seven or more0.9%
4
0.3%
1
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.4%
6
As many as you want2.8%
12
6.1%
22
9.2%
30
7.7%
21
8.0%
9
06.3%
94
No answer or Don't know0.5%
2
1.9%
7
2.5%
8
4.8%
13
5.4%
6
22.4%
36
Missing0000060
Total 100%
423
100%
360
100%
325
100%
273
100%
112
   
1493

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh schoolAssociate/Junior collegeBachelor'sGraduateMissingTotal
02.5%
13
2.1%
15
0.0%
0
0.7%
1
1.6%
1
12.0%
30
12.7%
14
3.2%
23
8.3%
2
4.6%
7
4.9%
3
03.3%
49
241.3%
218
53.8%
392
54.2%
13
59.9%
91
62.3%
38
150.4%
752
319.3%
102
20.9%
152
16.7%
4
19.7%
30
13.1%
8
219.8%
296
419.5%
103
9.8%
71
8.3%
2
6.6%
10
6.6%
4
212.7%
190
52.5%
13
1.8%
13
0.0%
0
0.7%
1
0.0%
0
01.8%
27
61.5%
8
0.3%
2
4.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.7%
11
Seven or more0.0%
0
0.8%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.4%
6
As many as you want7.6%
40
5.1%
37
8.3%
2
6.6%
10
8.2%
5
06.3%
94
No answer or Don't know3.2%
17
2.3%
17
0.0%
0
1.3%
2
3.3%
2
02.5%
38
Missing0000060
Total 100%
528
100%
728
100%
24
100%
152
100%
61
   
1493

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
01.6%
15
1.8%
7
3.7%
1
6.1%
7
6.7%
1
02.1%
31
12.8%
27
2.6%
10
0.0%
0
8.8%
10
6.7%
1
13.2%
48
250.5%
480
49.5%
193
37.0%
10
53.5%
61
60.0%
9
050.3%
753
320.2%
192
20.3%
79
40.7%
11
12.3%
14
13.3%
2
019.9%
298
413.4%
127
13.3%
52
3.7%
1
9.6%
11
0.0%
0
112.8%
191
51.9%
18
1.8%
7
0.0%
0
1.8%
2
0.0%
0
01.8%
27
60.8%
8
0.5%
2
3.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.7%
11
Seven or more0.3%
3
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
00.4%
6
As many as you want5.8%
55
7.9%
31
3.7%
1
5.3%
6
6.7%
1
06.3%
94
No answer or Don't know2.7%
26
1.8%
7
7.4%
2
1.8%
2
6.7%
1
02.5%
38
Missing0000020
Total 100%
951
100%
390
100%
27
100%
114
100%
15
   
1497

Region (I-REGION)

 NortheastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
01.5%
5
1.9%
8
2.7%
13
2.0%
5
02.1%
31
12.6%
9
2.6%
11
4.8%
23
2.4%
6
03.3%
49
251.8%
176
47.6%
202
48.4%
233
55.9%
142
050.2%
753
323.5%
80
21.2%
90
18.5%
89
15.4%
39
019.9%
298
49.7%
33
14.6%
62
12.9%
62
13.8%
35
012.8%
192
52.4%
8
1.9%
8
2.1%
10
0.4%
1
01.8%
27
60.3%
1
0.2%
1
1.5%
7
0.8%
2
00.7%
11
Seven or more0.0%
0
0.7%
3
0.2%
1
0.8%
2
00.4%
6
As many as you want7.1%
24
6.6%
28
6.2%
30
4.7%
12
06.3%
94
No answer or Don't know1.2%
4
2.6%
11
2.7%
13
3.9%
10
02.5%
38
Missing000000
Total 100%
340
100%
424
100%
481
100%
254
   
1499

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 NeverLess than once a monthLess than once a weekWeekly or moreMissingTotal
03.6%
7
2.5%
14
2.4%
7
0.7%
3
02.1%
31
14.6%
9
4.0%
23
3.0%
9
1.6%
7
13.2%
48
256.2%
109
55.5%
317
48.6%
144
41.8%
180
350.3%
750
314.9%
29
19.4%
111
19.6%
58
22.7%
98
219.8%
296
49.8%
19
10.7%
61
12.2%
36
17.4%
75
112.8%
191
51.5%
3
1.2%
7
1.4%
4
3.0%
13
01.8%
27
60.0%
0
0.7%
4
1.0%
3
0.9%
4
00.7%
11
Seven or more0.0%
0
0.4%
2
0.7%
2
0.5%
2
00.4%
6
As many as you want4.1%
8
4.0%
23
9.5%
28
8.1%
35
06.3%
94
No answer or Don't know5.2%
10
1.6%
9
1.7%
5
3.2%
14
02.5%
38
Missing000070
Total 100%
194
100%
571
100%
296
100%
431
   
1492

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