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General Social Survey, 1991 - Analysis

STIFFPUN

Here are some measures to deal with crime. Some people are in favor of them while other people are against them. Do you agree or disagree that . . . People who break the law should be given stiffer sentences.
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Strongly agree53239.1%39.1%-0.74
2) Agree60744.7%83.8%0.05
3) Neither agree nor disagree13810.2%94.0%0.84
4) Disagree413.0%97.0%1.64
5) Strongly disagree80.6%97.6%2.43
8) Can't choose282.1%99.6%4.82
9) No answer50.4%100.0%5.61
Missing158
Total Unweighted N = 1359





Age (I-AGE)

 18-2930-4445-5960-7475 and olderMissingTotal
Strongly agree34.1%
95
37.9%
187
39.8%
97
46.8%
111
39.0%
41
139.1%
531
Agree48.0%
134
46.7%
230
41.8%
102
38.4%
91
47.6%
50
044.7%
607
Neither agree nor disagree10.8%
30
10.3%
51
11.9%
29
8.4%
20
7.6%
8
010.2%
138
Disagree4.7%
13
2.0%
10
3.7%
9
3.4%
8
1.0%
1
03.0%
41
Strongly disagree1.1%
3
0.4%
2
0.8%
2
0.0%
0
1.0%
1
00.6%
8
Can't choose1.4%
4
2.4%
12
1.6%
4
2.1%
5
2.9%
3
02.1%
28
No answer0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.4%
1
0.8%
2
1.0%
1
00.4%
5
Missing26563429111592
Total 100%
279
100%
493
100%
244
100%
237
100%
105
   
1358

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
Strongly agree37.7%
115
36.1%
66
43.4%
69
42.6%
100
29.6%
21
39.9%
153
839.2%
524
Agree41.0%
125
44.8%
82
42.1%
67
44.3%
104
47.9%
34
47.3%
181
1444.4%
593
Neither agree nor disagree12.5%
38
12.0%
22
10.7%
17
9.4%
22
15.5%
11
7.0%
27
110.3%
137
Disagree4.9%
15
3.3%
6
2.5%
4
1.3%
3
2.8%
2
2.9%
11
03.1%
41
Strongly disagree0.3%
1
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
1.3%
3
0.0%
0
0.8%
3
00.6%
8
Can't choose3.0%
9
2.7%
5
1.3%
2
0.9%
2
4.2%
3
1.8%
7
02.1%
28
No answer0.7%
2
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
00.4%
5
Missing2119203112531812
Total 100%
305
100%
183
100%
159
100%
235
100%
71
100%
383
   
1336

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh schoolJunior CollegeBachelor's degreeGraduate degreeMissingTotal
Strongly agree39.9%
109
40.7%
304
36.9%
24
32.3%
64
38.6%
27
439.0%
528
Agree44.0%
120
44.6%
333
55.4%
36
47.5%
94
32.9%
23
144.8%
606
Neither agree nor disagree7.3%
20
10.0%
75
4.6%
3
12.6%
25
21.4%
15
010.2%
138
Disagree3.3%
9
2.5%
19
3.1%
2
4.5%
9
2.9%
2
03.0%
41
Strongly disagree1.5%
4
0.5%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.6%
8
Can't choose3.3%
9
1.3%
10
0.0%
0
2.5%
5
4.3%
3
12.0%
27
No answer0.7%
2
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
00.4%
5
Missing3278826111643
Total 100%
273
100%
747
100%
65
100%
198
100%
70
   
1353

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Strongly agree36.8%
205
40.8%
327
039.1%
532
Agree43.8%
244
45.3%
363
044.7%
607
Neither agree nor disagree12.9%
72
8.2%
66
010.2%
138
Disagree3.6%
20
2.6%
21
03.0%
41
Strongly disagree0.4%
2
0.7%
6
00.6%
8
Can't choose2.2%
12
2.0%
16
02.1%
28
No answer0.4%
2
0.4%
3
00.4%
5
Missing79791580
Total 100%
557
100%
802
   
1359

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
Strongly agree39.8%
340
39.0%
140
33.3%
10
36.3%
33
37.5%
9
039.1%
532
Agree44.8%
383
47.9%
172
43.3%
13
34.1%
31
33.3%
8
044.7%
607
Neither agree nor disagree9.5%
81
8.6%
31
10.0%
3
22.0%
20
12.5%
3
010.2%
138
Disagree2.5%
21
3.3%
12
10.0%
3
2.2%
2
12.5%
3
03.0%
41
Strongly disagree0.9%
8
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.6%
8
Can't choose2.0%
17
1.1%
4
3.3%
1
5.5%
5
4.2%
1
02.1%
28
No answer0.6%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.4%
5
Missing1112721151582
Total 100%
855
100%
359
100%
30
100%
91
100%
24
   
1359

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 Liberal and extremely liberalSlightly liberalModerate, middle or the roadSlightly conservativeConservativeExtremely conservativeMissingTotal
Strongly agree31.3%
55
33.3%
64
40.8%
215
38.0%
73
42.0%
79
54.3%
44
239.1%
530
Agree43.8%
77
47.4%
91
43.8%
231
50.0%
96
46.3%
87
30.9%
25
044.8%
607
Neither agree nor disagree13.6%
24
14.1%
27
10.2%
54
5.7%
11
8.0%
15
8.6%
7
010.2%
138
Disagree8.5%
15
2.6%
5
2.5%
13
2.1%
4
1.1%
2
2.5%
2
03.0%
41
Strongly disagree0.6%
1
1.0%
2
0.4%
2
1.6%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.6%
8
Can't choose2.3%
4
1.0%
2
2.1%
11
1.6%
3
2.1%
4
3.7%
3
12.0%
27
No answer0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.2%
1
1.0%
2
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
00.4%
5
Missing1522572624131611
Total 100%
176
100%
192
100%
527
100%
192
100%
188
100%
81
   
1356

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackOtherMissingTotal
Strongly agree39.4%
453
39.3%
66
31.7%
13
039.1%
532
Agree44.8%
515
42.3%
71
51.2%
21
044.7%
607
Neither agree nor disagree10.5%
121
8.9%
15
4.9%
2
010.2%
138
Disagree3.0%
34
3.0%
5
4.9%
2
03.0%
41
Strongly disagree0.3%
3
3.0%
5
0.0%
0
00.6%
8
Can't choose1.7%
20
3.0%
5
7.3%
3
02.1%
28
No answer0.3%
4
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
00.4%
5
Missing1143681580
Total 100%
1150
100%
168
100%
41
   
1359

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