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General Social Survey, 1991 - 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 harshly614.0%4.0%-0.98
2) Not harshly enough120279.2%83.3%-0.29
3) About right16911.1%94.4%0.41
8) Don't know765.0%99.4%3.88
9) No answer90.6%100.0%4.57





Age (I-AGE)

 18-2930-4445-5960-7475 and olderMissingTotal
Too harshly7.2%
22
4.2%
23
4.0%
11
1.5%
4
0.9%
1
04.0%
61
Not harshly enough76.4%
233
78.5%
431
80.2%
223
82.3%
219
81.0%
94
279.3%
1200
About right10.2%
31
11.1%
61
10.4%
29
10.9%
29
15.5%
18
111.1%
168
Don't know6.2%
19
5.6%
31
3.6%
10
4.9%
13
2.6%
3
05.0%
76
No answer0.0%
0
0.5%
3
1.8%
5
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
00.6%
9
Missing0000030
Total 100%
305
100%
549
100%
278
100%
266
100%
116
   
1514

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 Less than once a yearAbout once or twice a yearSeveral times a yearAbout once a monthNearly every weekOnce a week or moreMissingTotal
Too harshly6.1%
20
4.5%
9
3.9%
7
4.9%
13
0.0%
0
2.8%
12
04.1%
61
Not harshly enough75.2%
245
80.7%
163
78.2%
140
82.7%
220
81.9%
68
79.8%
348
1879.4%
1184
About right12.6%
41
9.9%
20
11.7%
21
8.6%
23
8.4%
7
11.9%
52
511.0%
164
Don't know5.5%
18
4.5%
9
5.6%
10
3.4%
9
8.4%
7
5.0%
22
15.0%
75
No answer0.6%
2
0.5%
1
0.6%
1
0.4%
1
1.2%
1
0.5%
2
10.5%
8
Missing000000250
Total 100%
326
100%
202
100%
179
100%
266
100%
83
100%
436
   
1492

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh schoolJunior CollegeBachelor's degreeGraduate degreeMissingTotal
Too harshly4.9%
15
3.8%
31
4.1%
3
3.6%
8
3.7%
3
14.0%
60
Not harshly enough77.7%
237
82.3%
679
80.8%
59
76.3%
171
65.4%
53
379.5%
1199
About right13.4%
41
9.2%
76
11.0%
8
11.6%
26
18.5%
15
311.0%
166
Don't know3.6%
11
4.2%
35
4.1%
3
7.6%
17
11.1%
9
15.0%
75
No answer0.3%
1
0.5%
4
0.0%
0
0.9%
2
1.2%
1
10.5%
8
Missing0000090
Total 100%
305
100%
825
100%
73
100%
224
100%
81
   
1508

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Too harshly5.2%
33
3.2%
28
04.0%
61
Not harshly enough77.5%
493
80.5%
709
079.2%
1202
About right11.8%
75
10.7%
94
011.1%
169
Don't know4.7%
30
5.2%
46
05.0%
76
No answer0.8%
5
0.5%
4
00.6%
9
Missing0000
Total 100%
636
100%
881
   
1517

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
Too harshly4.3%
42
2.3%
9
0.0%
0
7.8%
8
6.9%
2
04.0%
61
Not harshly enough80.1%
774
80.1%
309
81.3%
26
72.5%
74
62.1%
18
179.3%
1201
About right9.9%
96
13.0%
50
9.4%
3
13.7%
14
17.2%
5
111.1%
168
Don't know5.0%
48
4.1%
16
9.4%
3
5.9%
6
10.3%
3
05.0%
76
No answer0.6%
6
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.4%
1
00.6%
9
Missing0000020
Total 100%
966
100%
386
100%
32
100%
102
100%
29
   
1515

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 Liberal and extremely liberalSlightly liberalModerate, middle or the roadSlightly conservativeConservativeExtremely conservativeMissingTotal
Too harshly6.3%
12
7.0%
15
3.1%
18
3.2%
7
1.4%
3
6.4%
6
04.0%
61
Not harshly enough71.2%
136
75.2%
161
81.5%
476
78.0%
170
85.8%
182
80.9%
76
179.4%
1201
About right17.3%
33
13.6%
29
8.7%
51
13.8%
30
8.0%
17
8.5%
8
111.1%
168
Don't know5.2%
10
4.2%
9
5.7%
33
5.0%
11
4.2%
9
4.3%
4
05.0%
76
No answer0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.0%
6
0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
20.5%
7
Missing00000040
Total 100%
191
100%
214
100%
584
100%
218
100%
212
100%
94
   
1513

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackOtherMissingTotal
Too harshly2.8%
35
11.3%
23
6.1%
3
04.0%
61
Not harshly enough80.1%
1012
75.5%
154
73.5%
36
079.2%
1202
About right11.7%
148
7.8%
16
10.2%
5
011.1%
169
Don't know5.1%
64
3.9%
8
8.2%
4
05.0%
76
No answer0.4%
5
1.5%
3
2.0%
1
00.6%
9
Missing00000
Total 100%
1264
100%
204
100%
49
   
1517

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