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General Social Survey, 1980 - 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 harshly483.3%3.3%-0.96
2) Not harshly enough121883.0%86.2%-0.28
3) About right1127.6%93.9%0.40
8) Don't know875.9%99.8%3.79
9) No answer30.2%100.0%4.47





Age (I-AGE)

 18-3031-4445-5960-7475+MissingTotal
Too harshly7.1%
28
2.6%
10
1.3%
4
1.5%
4
2.3%
2
03.3%
48
Not harshly enough78.2%
309
83.5%
324
86.0%
271
86.4%
236
79.5%
70
882.9%
1210
About right6.8%
27
8.5%
33
6.7%
21
8.1%
22
10.2%
9
07.7%
112
Don't know7.6%
30
5.2%
20
6.0%
19
3.7%
10
8.0%
7
15.9%
86
No answer0.3%
1
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
00.2%
3
Missing0000090
Total 100%
395
100%
388
100%
315
100%
273
100%
88
   
1459

Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Too harshly2.7%
17
3.7%
31
03.3%
48
Not harshly enough83.0%
532
83.0%
686
083.0%
1218
About right8.7%
56
6.8%
56
07.6%
112
Don't know5.6%
36
6.2%
51
05.9%
87
No answer0.0%
0
0.4%
3
00.2%
3
Missing0000
Total 100%
641
100%
827
   
1468

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh schoolAssociate/Junior collegeBachelor'sGraduateMissingTotal
Too harshly4.5%
20
2.7%
20
0.0%
0
5.1%
8
0.0%
0
03.3%
48
Not harshly enough83.4%
371
85.6%
638
68.9%
31
75.3%
119
77.5%
55
482.9%
1214
About right7.0%
31
6.3%
47
17.8%
8
12.0%
19
9.9%
7
07.7%
112
Don't know4.9%
22
5.2%
39
13.3%
6
7.6%
12
11.3%
8
05.9%
87
No answer0.2%
1
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.4%
1
00.2%
3
Missing0000040
Total 100%
445
100%
745
100%
45
100%
158
100%
71
   
1464

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
Too harshly2.9%
27
3.0%
11
0.0%
0
9.5%
10
0.0%
0
03.3%
48
Not harshly enough84.8%
794
83.1%
301
75.0%
24
70.5%
74
80.0%
24
183.1%
1217
About right7.3%
68
7.2%
26
9.4%
3
9.5%
10
10.0%
3
27.5%
110
Don't know4.8%
45
6.6%
24
15.6%
5
9.5%
10
10.0%
3
05.9%
87
No answer0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.0%
1
0.0%
0
00.2%
3
Missing0000030
Total 100%
936
100%
362
100%
32
100%
105
100%
30
   
1465

Political party (I-PARTYID)

 DemocratIndependentRepublicanOtherMissingTotal
Too harshly2.8%
16
4.4%
25
1.8%
6
11.1%
1
03.3%
48
Not harshly enough84.5%
475
77.9%
438
88.9%
295
88.9%
8
283.0%
1216
About right8.2%
46
8.5%
48
5.4%
18
0.0%
0
07.6%
112
Don't know4.4%
25
8.7%
49
3.6%
12
0.0%
0
15.9%
86
No answer0.0%
0
0.4%
2
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
00.2%
3
Missing000030
Total 100%
562
100%
562
100%
332
100%
9
   
1465

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 NeverLess than once a monthLess than once a weekWeekly or moreMissingTotal
Too harshly7.2%
12
3.9%
22
1.6%
5
2.1%
9
03.3%
48
Not harshly enough76.0%
127
82.6%
464
84.0%
258
85.6%
364
583.0%
1213
About right7.8%
13
7.8%
44
7.2%
22
7.3%
31
27.5%
110
Don't know8.4%
14
5.7%
32
7.2%
22
4.5%
19
06.0%
87
No answer0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
2
00.2%
3
Missing000070
Total 100%
167
100%
562
100%
307
100%
425
   
1461

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