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Middletown Area Study (Autumn), 1981 - Analysis

SELFIMPR

Now I would like to ask you about your beliefs and values. For each of the following questions please indicate how much you agree or disagree with it. -- Self-improvement is important to me and I work hard at it.
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Strongly agree12945.9%45.9%-0.93
2) Somewhat agree13548.0%94.0%0.55
3) Uncertain103.6%97.5%2.03
4) Somewhat disagree72.5%100.0%3.51





Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Strongly agree40.5%
45
48.5%
81
345.3%
126
Somewhat agree52.3%
58
46.1%
77
048.6%
135
Uncertain4.5%
5
3.0%
5
03.6%
10
Somewhat disagree2.7%
3
2.4%
4
02.5%
7
Missing0030
Total 100%
111
100%
167
   
278

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 CatholicProtestantJewish or otherNo religious preferenceMissingTotal
Strongly agree46.2%
12
46.2%
96
60.0%
9
35.5%
11
145.7%
128
Somewhat agree46.2%
12
48.1%
100
40.0%
6
54.8%
17
048.2%
135
Uncertain3.8%
1
3.8%
8
0.0%
0
3.2%
1
03.6%
10
Somewhat disagree3.8%
1
1.9%
4
0.0%
0
6.5%
2
02.5%
7
Missing000010
Total 100%
26
100%
208
100%
15
100%
31
   
280

Marital status (I-MARITAL)

 Married or living partnersDivorced or separatedWidowedNever marriedMissingTotal
Strongly agree46.6%
81
40.0%
12
35.9%
14
57.9%
22
045.9%
129
Somewhat agree47.1%
82
53.3%
16
53.8%
21
42.1%
16
048.0%
135
Uncertain4.6%
8
3.3%
1
2.6%
1
0.0%
0
03.6%
10
Somewhat disagree1.7%
3
3.3%
1
7.7%
3
0.0%
0
02.5%
7
Missing000000
Total 100%
174
100%
30
100%
39
100%
38
   
281

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than High SchoolHigh School graduateSome collegeCollege graduatePost graduate/professionalMissingTotal
Strongly agree35.4%
29
39.1%
43
70.4%
38
52.6%
10
56.3%
9
045.9%
129
Somewhat agree50.0%
41
57.3%
63
27.8%
15
47.4%
9
43.8%
7
048.0%
135
Uncertain9.8%
8
1.8%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
03.6%
10
Somewhat disagree4.9%
4
1.8%
2
1.9%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
02.5%
7
Missing0000000
Total 100%
82
100%
110
100%
54
100%
19
100%
16
   
281

Age (I-AGE)

 Age 18-30Age 31-45Age 46-55Age 56-65Age 65+MissingTotal
Strongly agree56.5%
39
46.8%
37
45.0%
18
33.3%
11
41.1%
23
146.2%
128
Somewhat agree42.0%
29
50.6%
40
47.5%
19
60.6%
20
42.9%
24
347.7%
132
Uncertain1.4%
1
1.3%
1
5.0%
2
3.0%
1
8.9%
5
03.6%
10
Somewhat disagree0.0%
0
1.3%
1
2.5%
1
3.0%
1
7.1%
4
02.5%
7
Missing0000040
Total 100%
69
100%
79
100%
40
100%
33
100%
56
   
277

Household income (I-INCOME)

 Less than $10,000$10,001-$15,000$15,001-$25,000$25,001-$50,000$50,001 and upMissingTotal
Strongly agree47.1%
40
37.5%
21
44.0%
37
61.1%
22
55.6%
5
446.3%
125
Somewhat agree44.7%
38
51.8%
29
52.4%
44
36.1%
13
44.4%
4
747.4%
128
Uncertain7.1%
6
3.6%
2
2.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
03.7%
10
Somewhat disagree1.2%
1
7.1%
4
1.2%
1
2.8%
1
0.0%
0
02.6%
7
Missing00000110
Total 100%
85
100%
56
100%
84
100%
36
100%
9
   
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