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General Social Survey, 1998 - Analysis

MIRACLES

Do you believe in... Religious miracles
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Yes, definitely57744.9%44.9%-0.68
2) Yes, probably30423.7%68.6%-0.26
3) No probably not14211.1%79.7%0.16
4) No definitely not997.7%87.4%0.58
8) Can't choose1027.9%95.3%2.27
9) No answer604.7%100.0%2.69
Missing1548
Total Unweighted N = 1284





Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Yes, definitely39.3%
227
49.5%
350
044.9%
577
Yes, probably24.4%
141
23.1%
163
023.7%
304
No probably not13.2%
76
9.3%
66
011.1%
142
No definitely not9.7%
56
6.1%
43
07.7%
99
Can't choose8.3%
48
7.6%
54
07.9%
102
No answer5.0%
29
4.4%
31
04.7%
60
Missing65589315480
Total 100%
577
100%
707
   
1284

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackOtherMissingTotal
Yes, definitely44.0%
453
51.2%
83
44.1%
41
044.9%
577
Yes, probably24.0%
247
23.5%
38
20.4%
19
023.7%
304
No probably not12.0%
123
4.9%
8
11.8%
11
011.1%
142
No definitely not7.5%
77
7.4%
12
10.8%
10
07.7%
99
Can't choose8.3%
85
6.2%
10
7.5%
7
07.9%
102
No answer4.3%
44
6.8%
11
5.4%
5
04.7%
60
Missing12122389815480
Total 100%
1029
100%
162
100%
93
   
1284

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
Yes, definitely53.4%
375
46.0%
148
9.5%
2
12.5%
22
47.6%
30
044.9%
577
Yes, probably22.9%
161
30.4%
98
19.0%
4
17.6%
31
15.9%
10
023.7%
304
No probably not8.5%
60
10.9%
35
14.3%
3
23.3%
41
4.8%
3
011.1%
142
No definitely not4.7%
33
1.9%
6
33.3%
7
26.7%
47
9.5%
6
07.7%
99
Can't choose5.7%
40
7.8%
25
9.5%
2
14.8%
26
14.3%
9
07.9%
102
No answer4.7%
33
3.1%
10
14.3%
3
5.1%
9
7.9%
5
04.7%
60
Missing822383292209415480
Total 100%
702
100%
322
100%
21
100%
176
100%
63
   
1284

Marital status (I-MARITAL)

 Never marriedMarriedWidowed/Divorced/SeparatedMissingTotal
Yes, definitely37.5%
119
48.9%
298
44.8%
160
044.9%
577
Yes, probably27.8%
88
21.3%
130
24.1%
86
023.7%
304
No probably not12.6%
40
10.3%
63
10.9%
39
011.1%
142
No definitely not12.0%
38
6.7%
41
5.6%
20
07.7%
99
Can't choose7.3%
23
7.0%
43
10.1%
36
07.9%
102
No answer2.8%
9
5.7%
35
4.5%
16
04.7%
60
Missing34673646515481
Total 100%
317
100%
610
100%
357
   
1284

Age (I-AGE)

 18-29 years30-39 years40-49 years50-64 yearsMore than 65 yearsMissingTotal
Yes, definitely38.2%
100
46.3%
143
49.4%
129
46.0%
110
44.6%
95
044.9%
577
Yes, probably27.5%
72
25.6%
79
17.6%
46
25.9%
62
21.1%
45
023.7%
304
No probably not14.5%
38
12.3%
38
11.1%
29
9.6%
23
6.6%
14
011.1%
142
No definitely not7.6%
20
6.1%
19
8.4%
22
8.8%
21
8.0%
17
07.7%
99
Can't choose8.8%
23
5.2%
16
9.2%
24
5.4%
13
12.2%
26
07.9%
102
No answer3.4%
9
4.5%
14
4.2%
11
4.2%
10
7.5%
16
04.7%
60
Missing27537831930626615484
Total 100%
262
100%
309
100%
261
100%
239
100%
213
   
1284

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh school4 years collegeMore than 4 years collegeMissingTotal
Yes, definitely52.1%
38
45.3%
240
43.4%
230
45.5%
66
344.9%
574
Yes, probably17.8%
13
22.5%
119
25.8%
137
22.8%
33
223.6%
302
No probably not5.5%
4
10.8%
57
12.5%
66
10.3%
15
011.1%
142
No definitely not5.5%
4
7.2%
38
7.2%
38
13.1%
19
07.7%
99
Can't choose8.2%
6
9.1%
48
7.4%
39
5.5%
8
17.9%
101
No answer11.0%
8
5.3%
28
3.8%
20
2.8%
4
04.7%
60
Missing8764764816015546
Total 100%
73
100%
530
100%
530
100%
145
   
1278

Political party (I-PARTYID)

 DemocratRepublicanOtherMissingTotal
Yes, definitely45.0%
268
49.6%
221
36.8%
88
045.0%
577
Yes, probably24.7%
147
24.4%
109
20.1%
48
023.7%
304
No probably not11.9%
71
8.7%
39
13.4%
32
011.1%
142
No definitely not7.0%
42
6.7%
30
10.9%
26
17.7%
98
Can't choose6.4%
38
7.2%
32
13.0%
31
17.9%
101
No answer5.0%
30
3.4%
15
5.9%
14
14.6%
59
Missing72052130115516
Total 100%
596
100%
446
100%
239
   
1281

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