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General Social Survey, 1976 - 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 harshly473.1%3.1%-0.97
2) Not harshly enough121080.7%83.9%-0.30
3) About right1489.9%93.7%0.37
8) Don't know895.9%99.7%3.72
9) No answer50.3%100.0%4.39





Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Too harshly3.4%
23
2.9%
24
03.1%
47
Not harshly enough81.8%
547
79.9%
663
080.7%
1210
About right10.2%
68
9.6%
80
09.9%
148
Don't know4.6%
31
7.0%
58
05.9%
89
No answer0.0%
0
0.6%
5
00.3%
5
Missing0000
Total 100%
669
100%
830
   
1499

Age (I-AGE)

 18-3031-4445-5960-7475+MissingTotal
Too harshly6.6%
28
2.5%
9
1.8%
6
0.7%
2
1.8%
2
03.1%
47
Not harshly enough70.9%
300
83.3%
300
83.7%
272
86.1%
235
87.5%
98
580.7%
1205
About right13.2%
56
8.6%
31
8.6%
28
8.8%
24
8.0%
9
09.9%
148
Don't know9.0%
38
5.0%
18
5.5%
18
4.0%
11
2.7%
3
15.9%
88
No answer0.2%
1
0.6%
2
0.3%
1
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
00.3%
5
Missing0000060
Total 100%
423
100%
360
100%
325
100%
273
100%
112
   
1493

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh schoolAssociate/Junior collegeBachelor'sGraduateMissingTotal
Too harshly2.7%
14
3.6%
26
8.3%
2
2.0%
3
3.3%
2
03.1%
47
Not harshly enough82.0%
433
82.7%
602
62.5%
15
73.7%
112
72.1%
44
480.8%
1206
About right9.1%
48
8.7%
63
20.8%
5
13.8%
21
16.4%
10
19.8%
147
Don't know6.1%
32
4.7%
34
8.3%
2
9.9%
15
8.2%
5
15.9%
88
No answer0.2%
1
0.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.7%
1
0.0%
0
00.3%
5
Missing0000060
Total 100%
528
100%
728
100%
24
100%
152
100%
61
   
1493

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
Too harshly2.2%
21
4.1%
16
0.0%
0
6.1%
7
13.3%
2
13.1%
46
Not harshly enough83.3%
792
78.2%
305
88.9%
24
69.3%
79
60.0%
9
180.8%
1209
About right9.1%
87
10.3%
40
3.7%
1
14.0%
16
26.7%
4
09.9%
148
Don't know5.3%
50
6.7%
26
7.4%
2
9.6%
11
0.0%
0
05.9%
89
No answer0.1%
1
0.8%
3
0.0%
0
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
00.3%
5
Missing0000020
Total 100%
951
100%
390
100%
27
100%
114
100%
15
   
1497

Region (I-REGION)

 NortheastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Too harshly3.2%
11
2.6%
11
3.1%
15
3.9%
10
03.1%
47
Not harshly enough82.4%
280
80.2%
340
81.5%
392
78.0%
198
080.7%
1210
About right8.8%
30
11.6%
49
8.7%
42
10.6%
27
09.9%
148
Don't know5.0%
17
5.4%
23
6.7%
32
6.7%
17
05.9%
89
No answer0.6%
2
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.8%
2
00.3%
5
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
Too harshly5.2%
10
3.2%
18
2.7%
8
2.3%
10
13.1%
46
Not harshly enough72.7%
141
82.3%
470
83.4%
247
80.5%
347
580.8%
1205
About right12.9%
25
8.4%
48
10.1%
30
10.2%
44
19.9%
147
Don't know8.8%
17
6.1%
35
3.0%
9
6.5%
28
06.0%
89
No answer0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.7%
2
0.5%
2
00.3%
5
Missing000070
Total 100%
194
100%
571
100%
296
100%
431
   
1492

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