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Life Choices, 1990 - Analysis

TOBESE

New technologies make it possible to discover many things about the unborn early in the pregnancy. For each of the following test results I read, please tell me which statement on this card best describes your feelings. Just call off the letter. A test reveals . . . b. the baby will have a genetic tendency toward obesity -- being overweight. (See note 4 on the ARDA summary page)
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Serious enough to have an abortion361.7%1.7%-5.30
2) Serious enough to strongly consider an abortion612.9%4.6%-3.44
3) Serious enough to give a little consideration to an abortion844.0%8.7%-1.58
4) Not a consideration, you would definitely not consider an abortion190691.3%100.0%0.28
Missing87
Total Unweighted N = 2087





Age (I-AGE)

 18-29 years old30-44 years old45-59 years old60-74 years old75 years and olderMissingTotal
Serious enough to have an abortion1.3%
5
1.4%
10
1.2%
5
2.3%
9
4.9%
7
01.7%
36
Serious enough to strongly consider an abortion3.0%
12
2.3%
17
2.7%
11
4.0%
16
3.5%
5
02.9%
61
Serious enough to give a little consideration to an abortion4.8%
19
4.1%
30
2.9%
12
5.0%
20
2.1%
3
04.0%
84
Not a consideration, you would definitely not consider an abortion91.0%
362
92.1%
668
93.2%
383
88.8%
355
89.5%
128
1091.3%
1896
Missing1523132213971
Total 100%
398
100%
725
100%
411
100%
400
100%
143
   
2077

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 NeverOnce a month or lessOnce a week or lessSeveral times a weekMissingTotal
Serious enough to have an abortion1.7%
6
1.7%
11
1.8%
14
1.8%
5
01.7%
36
Serious enough to strongly consider an abortion2.3%
8
3.6%
24
2.5%
19
2.2%
6
42.8%
57
Serious enough to give a little consideration to an abortion4.5%
16
5.3%
35
3.1%
24
2.5%
7
24.0%
82
Not a consideration, you would definitely not consider an abortion91.5%
325
89.4%
593
92.6%
710
93.5%
259
1991.5%
1887
Missing161341101127
Total 100%
355
100%
663
100%
767
100%
277
   
2062

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh school graduateSome college/trade/technical schoolCollege graduateMissingTotal
Serious enough to have an abortion3.6%
13
0.9%
6
1.7%
10
1.5%
7
01.7%
36
Serious enough to strongly consider an abortion3.0%
11
3.4%
23
2.8%
16
2.2%
10
12.9%
60
Serious enough to give a little consideration to an abortion2.2%
8
4.0%
27
4.8%
28
4.6%
21
04.0%
84
Not a consideration, you would definitely not consider an abortion91.2%
333
91.8%
627
90.7%
524
91.6%
415
791.3%
1899
Missing27291713951
Total 100%
365
100%
683
100%
578
100%
453
   
2079

Region (I-REGION)

 EastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Serious enough to have an abortion1.9%
10
1.2%
7
1.9%
12
2.0%
7
01.7%
36
Serious enough to strongly consider an abortion4.1%
22
2.5%
14
3.0%
19
1.7%
6
02.9%
61
Serious enough to give a little consideration to an abortion4.8%
26
2.3%
13
5.5%
35
2.9%
10
04.0%
84
Not a consideration, you would definitely not consider an abortion89.2%
480
93.9%
527
89.7%
576
93.4%
323
091.3%
1906
Missing22223013870
Total 100%
538
100%
561
100%
642
100%
346
   
2087

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Serious enough to have an abortion1.8%
18
1.6%
17
11.7%
35
Serious enough to strongly consider an abortion3.6%
36
2.2%
23
22.9%
59
Serious enough to give a little consideration to an abortion4.1%
41
4.0%
42
14.1%
83
Not a consideration, you would definitely not consider an abortion90.6%
913
92.1%
957
3691.4%
1870
Missing37481272
Total 100%
1008
100%
1039
   
2047

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishOtherMissingTotal
Serious enough to have an abortion1.4%
16
2.7%
17
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
31.7%
33
Serious enough to strongly consider an abortion2.6%
29
3.3%
21
5.6%
3
1.2%
1
72.9%
54
Serious enough to give a little consideration to an abortion3.6%
40
4.4%
28
5.6%
3
4.7%
4
94.0%
75
Not a consideration, you would definitely not consider an abortion92.4%
1031
89.7%
572
88.9%
48
94.2%
81
17491.4%
1732
Missing4825142809
Total 100%
1116
100%
638
100%
54
100%
86
   
1894

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