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General Social Survey, 1993 - Analysis

SCITEST3

For each statement below, just check the box that comes closest to your opinion of how true it is. In your opinion, how true is this? Astrology—the study of star signs—has some scientific truth.
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Definitely true1388.9%8.9%-1.10
2) Probably true57236.7%45.6%-0.64
3) Probably not true32020.6%66.2%-0.18
4) Definitely not true31720.4%86.5%0.28
8) Can't choose1288.2%94.7%2.12
9) No answer825.3%100.0%2.58
Missing49
Total Unweighted N = 1557





Age (I-AGE)

 18-2930-4445-5960-7475 and olderMissingTotal
Definitely true15.1%
44
7.1%
39
7.8%
27
6.0%
15
10.9%
13
08.9%
138
Probably true35.7%
104
36.6%
201
41.6%
144
33.5%
83
32.8%
39
136.8%
571
Probably not true22.7%
66
22.4%
123
17.6%
61
19.0%
47
18.5%
22
120.5%
319
Definitely not true16.5%
48
25.3%
139
18.5%
64
19.4%
48
14.3%
17
120.3%
316
Can't choose7.6%
22
5.8%
32
6.9%
24
13.3%
33
13.4%
16
18.2%
127
No answer2.4%
7
2.7%
15
7.5%
26
8.9%
22
10.1%
12
05.3%
82
Missing10121178531
Total 100%
291
100%
549
100%
346
100%
248
100%
119
   
1553

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 Less than once a yearAbout once or twice a yearSeveral times a yearAbout once a monthTwo to three times a monthNearly every week or once a week or moreMissingTotal
Definitely true9.1%
35
9.7%
18
4.7%
8
10.0%
11
9.0%
12
9.3%
50
48.8%
134
Probably true36.8%
142
34.6%
64
44.1%
75
45.5%
50
44.8%
60
30.8%
166
1536.5%
557
Probably not true21.5%
83
21.6%
40
24.1%
41
15.5%
17
17.2%
23
20.4%
110
620.6%
314
Definitely not true18.4%
71
20.5%
38
17.1%
29
20.0%
22
17.2%
23
24.3%
131
320.6%
314
Can't choose8.5%
33
8.1%
15
6.5%
11
5.5%
6
7.5%
10
9.3%
50
38.2%
125
No answer5.7%
22
5.4%
10
3.5%
6
3.6%
4
4.5%
6
5.9%
32
25.2%
80
Missing9862316825
Total 100%
386
100%
185
100%
170
100%
110
100%
134
100%
539
   
1524

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh schoolJunior collegeBachelor's degreeGraduate degreeMissingTotal
Definitely true12.4%
35
9.1%
74
9.6%
9
6.8%
17
2.6%
3
08.9%
138
Probably true41.3%
117
41.0%
334
31.9%
30
26.1%
65
21.9%
25
136.7%
571
Probably not true13.4%
38
20.0%
163
18.1%
17
27.7%
69
28.9%
33
020.6%
320
Definitely not true9.5%
27
17.1%
139
27.7%
26
32.5%
81
38.6%
44
020.4%
317
Can't choose15.5%
44
8.2%
67
5.3%
5
2.8%
7
3.5%
4
18.2%
127
No answer7.8%
22
4.5%
37
7.4%
7
4.0%
10
4.4%
5
15.2%
81
Missing1126344521
Total 100%
283
100%
814
100%
94
100%
249
100%
114
   
1554

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Definitely true7.7%
51
9.7%
87
08.9%
138
Probably true30.3%
201
41.5%
371
036.7%
572
Probably not true23.5%
156
18.3%
164
020.6%
320
Definitely not true26.5%
176
15.8%
141
020.4%
317
Can't choose6.9%
46
9.2%
82
08.2%
128
No answer5.0%
33
5.5%
49
05.3%
82
Missing2227490
Total 100%
663
100%
894
   
1557

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
Definitely true7.9%
79
8.8%
30
3.1%
1
12.5%
18
25.6%
10
08.9%
138
Probably true36.1%
359
42.1%
143
37.5%
12
31.3%
45
30.8%
12
136.8%
571
Probably not true20.3%
202
22.4%
76
25.0%
8
20.1%
29
7.7%
3
220.5%
318
Definitely not true21.0%
209
15.6%
53
28.1%
9
25.7%
37
17.9%
7
220.3%
315
Can't choose8.8%
88
6.8%
23
3.1%
1
7.6%
11
10.3%
4
18.2%
127
No answer5.8%
58
4.4%
15
3.1%
1
2.8%
4
7.7%
3
15.2%
81
Missing3011123562
Total 100%
995
100%
340
100%
32
100%
144
100%
39
   
1550

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 Liberal and extremely liberalSlightly liberalModerate, middle of the roadSlightly conservativeConservativeExtremely conservativeMissingTotal
Definitely true11.9%
24
10.2%
20
8.7%
49
8.1%
21
8.2%
20
4.8%
2
29.0%
136
Probably true31.7%
64
36.5%
72
41.9%
236
34.9%
90
30.9%
75
40.5%
17
1836.8%
554
Probably not true20.8%
42
21.3%
42
19.9%
112
22.5%
58
23.5%
57
9.5%
4
520.9%
315
Definitely not true25.7%
52
21.8%
43
15.5%
87
21.7%
56
23.5%
57
33.3%
14
820.5%
309
Can't choose6.4%
13
7.1%
14
9.4%
53
3.9%
10
8.6%
21
4.8%
2
157.5%
113
No answer3.5%
7
3.0%
6
4.6%
26
8.9%
23
5.3%
13
7.1%
3
45.2%
78
Missing861261101016
Total 100%
202
100%
197
100%
563
100%
258
100%
243
100%
42
   
1505

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackOtherMissingTotal
Definitely true8.0%
105
11.2%
19
18.7%
14
08.9%
138
Probably true35.7%
469
42.0%
71
42.7%
32
036.7%
572
Probably not true22.3%
293
13.6%
23
5.3%
4
020.6%
320
Definitely not true21.8%
286
11.2%
19
16.0%
12
020.4%
317
Can't choose6.9%
91
17.2%
29
10.7%
8
08.2%
128
No answer5.3%
69
4.7%
8
6.7%
5
05.3%
82
Missing34105490
Total 100%
1313
100%
169
100%
75
   
1557

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