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General Social Survey, 2006 - Analysis

GUNSDRUG

Should penalties for illegally selling guns be tougher, less tough, or about as tough as penalties for illegally selling drugs?
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Tougher73453.5%53.5%-0.70
2) Less tough1047.6%61.1%-0.01
3) About as tough49035.7%96.9%0.67
8) Don't know312.3%99.1%4.09
9) No answer120.9%100.0%4.77
Missing3139
Total Unweighted N = 1371





Age (I-AGE)

 18-29 years old30-44 years old45-59 years old60-74 years old75 years and olderMissingTotal
Tougher52.5%
124
52.8%
200
52.6%
209
52.7%
127
62.8%
71
353.5%
731
Less tough7.2%
17
7.9%
30
6.5%
26
9.5%
23
6.2%
7
17.5%
103
About as tough38.1%
90
35.9%
136
38.8%
154
34.0%
82
24.8%
28
035.9%
490
Don't know1.7%
4
2.1%
8
1.3%
5
3.3%
8
4.4%
5
12.2%
30
No answer0.4%
1
1.3%
5
0.8%
3
0.4%
1
1.8%
2
00.9%
12
Missing530994891480231314413
Total 100%
236
100%
379
100%
397
100%
241
100%
113
   
1366

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 Less than once a yearAbout once or twice a yearSeveral times a year1-3 times a monthNearly every weekWeekly or moreMissingTotal
Tougher58.9%
248
41.7%
60
52.4%
77
56.8%
117
57.6%
38
50.3%
192
253.6%
732
Less tough5.7%
24
10.4%
15
7.5%
11
7.3%
15
7.6%
5
8.9%
34
07.6%
104
About as tough32.1%
135
45.1%
65
36.7%
54
34.0%
70
34.8%
23
37.2%
142
135.8%
489
Don't know2.6%
11
2.1%
3
2.7%
4
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
2.6%
10
22.1%
29
No answer0.7%
3
0.7%
1
0.7%
1
1.5%
3
0.0%
0
1.0%
4
00.9%
12
Missing901427355482174786314414
Total 100%
421
100%
144
100%
147
100%
206
100%
66
100%
382
   
1366

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh schoolAssociate/Junior collegeBachelor'sGraduateMissingTotal
Tougher57.5%
92
53.1%
374
50.0%
66
55.3%
140
50.8%
62
053.5%
734
Less tough7.5%
12
7.1%
50
8.3%
11
8.7%
22
7.4%
9
07.6%
104
About as tough33.1%
53
35.9%
253
39.4%
52
33.2%
84
39.3%
48
035.7%
490
Don't know1.9%
3
2.7%
19
2.3%
3
2.0%
5
0.8%
1
02.3%
31
No answer0.0%
0
1.1%
8
0.0%
0
0.8%
2
1.6%
2
00.9%
12
Missing531156924551028131393
Total 100%
160
100%
704
100%
132
100%
253
100%
122
   
1371

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Tougher50.7%
296
55.7%
438
053.5%
734
Less tough9.9%
58
5.8%
46
07.6%
104
About as tough36.8%
215
34.9%
275
035.7%
490
Don't know1.5%
9
2.8%
22
02.3%
31
No answer1.0%
6
0.8%
6
00.9%
12
Missing1419172031390
Total 100%
584
100%
787
   
1371

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
Tougher51.4%
380
56.8%
175
80.0%
16
57.3%
134
38.5%
25
453.4%
730
Less tough9.7%
72
5.5%
17
0.0%
0
5.6%
13
3.1%
2
07.6%
104
About as tough35.7%
264
36.0%
111
15.0%
3
33.8%
79
50.8%
33
035.9%
490
Don't know2.4%
18
1.3%
4
0.0%
0
2.1%
5
4.6%
3
12.2%
30
No answer0.7%
5
0.3%
1
5.0%
1
1.3%
3
3.1%
2
00.9%
12
Missing158980658505160314421
Total 100%
739
100%
308
100%
20
100%
234
100%
65
   
1366

Region (I-REGION)

 NortheastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Tougher66.7%
142
47.3%
159
58.3%
293
43.9%
140
053.5%
734
Less tough3.3%
7
8.0%
27
6.4%
32
11.9%
38
07.6%
104
About as tough25.4%
54
41.4%
139
32.0%
161
42.6%
136
035.7%
490
Don't know2.8%
6
3.3%
11
2.2%
11
0.9%
3
02.3%
31
No answer1.9%
4
0.0%
0
1.2%
6
0.6%
2
00.9%
12
Missing498702124269731390
Total 100%
213
100%
336
100%
503
100%
319
   
1371

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