Detroit Area Study, 1997: Social Change in Religion and Child Rearing

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Q379_1X

What are they? (D7)
  2) Philosophical beliefs; people are basically good; 'the Golden Rule'
  3) Family or social responsibilities; 'family depends on me'
  6) Mystical beliefs: some kind of help outside ourselves; oneness with the universe
  8) Self-reliance; depend on one's own strengths or belief in self
  997) Not applicable
  999) Refused

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Philosophical beliefs; people are basically good; 'the Golden Rule' 1 .3% .3% -4.6
Family or social responsibilities; 'family depends on me' 1 .3% .6% -4.6
Mystical beliefs: some kind of help outside ourselves; oneness with the universe 8 2.3% 2.8% -4.58
Self-reliance; depend on one's own strengths or belief in self 6 1.7% 4.5% -4.57
Not applicable 336 95.2% 99.7% .22
Refused 1 .3% 100% .23

Variable Comparisons


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Widowed Divorced Separated Never married TOTAL
Philosophical beliefs; people are basically good; 'the Golden Rule' 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.4%
1
0.3%
1
Family or social responsibilities; 'family depends on me' 0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Mystical beliefs: some kind of help outside ourselves; oneness with the universe 3.1%
6
3.7%
1
0.0%
0
7.1%
1
0.0%
0
2.3%
8
Self-reliance; depend on one's own strengths or belief in self 1.6%
3
0.0%
0
2.2%
1
0.0%
0
2.7%
2
1.7%
6
Not applicable 94.8%
182
96.3%
26
97.8%
45
92.9%
13
94.6%
70
95.2%
336
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.4%
1
0.3%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
192
100.0%
27
100.0%
46
100.0%
14
100.0%
74

353


Age (I-AGE)

21-34 35-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
Philosophical beliefs; people are basically good; 'the Golden Rule' 1.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Family or social responsibilities; 'family depends on me' 0.0%
0
0.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Mystical beliefs: some kind of help outside ourselves; oneness with the universe 2.2%
2
1.4%
2
2.7%
2
4.7%
2
2.3%
8
Self-reliance; depend on one's own strengths or belief in self 4.4%
4
1.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.7%
6
Not applicable 92.3%
84
95.9%
139
97.3%
72
95.3%
41
95.2%
336
Refused 0.0%
0
0.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
91
100.0%
145
100.0%
74
100.0%
43

353


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Philosophical beliefs; people are basically good; 'the Golden Rule' 0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.3%
1
Family or social responsibilities; 'family depends on me' 0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.3%
1
Mystical beliefs: some kind of help outside ourselves; oneness with the universe 3.6%
5
1.4%
3
2.3%
8
Self-reliance; depend on one's own strengths or belief in self 2.9%
4
0.9%
2
1.7%
6
Not applicable 93.5%
130
96.3%
206
95.2%
336
Refused 0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.3%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
139
100.0%
214

353


Education (I-EDUC)

High school or less One year of college Two years of college Three years of college Four years of college Five or more years of college TOTAL
Philosophical beliefs; people are basically good; 'the Golden Rule' 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
5.9%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Family or social responsibilities; 'family depends on me' 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.0%
1
0.3%
1
Mystical beliefs: some kind of help outside ourselves; oneness with the universe 2.5%
3
2.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.2%
2
0.0%
0
1.8%
6
Self-reliance; depend on one's own strengths or belief in self 1.7%
2
2.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
5.9%
3
1.8%
6
Not applicable 95.8%
114
95.2%
40
100.0%
48
88.2%
15
96.8%
61
92.2%
47
95.6%
325
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
5.9%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
119
100.0%
42
100.0%
48
100.0%
17
100.0%
63
100.0%
51

340


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Philosophical beliefs; people are basically good; 'the Golden Rule' 0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Family or social responsibilities; 'family depends on me' 0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Mystical beliefs: some kind of help outside ourselves; oneness with the universe 1.2%
3
3.2%
2
12.5%
2
2.1%
7
Self-reliance; depend on one's own strengths or belief in self 2.3%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.8%
6
Not applicable 95.8%
248
96.8%
60
87.5%
14
95.5%
322
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
TOTAL 100.0%
259
100.0%
62
100.0%
16

337


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish No preference Other TOTAL
Philosophical beliefs; people are basically good; 'the Golden Rule' 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.8%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Family or social responsibilities; 'family depends on me' 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.8%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Mystical beliefs: some kind of help outside ourselves; oneness with the universe 3.1%
5
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
1.8%
1
12.5%
1
2.3%
8
Self-reliance; depend on one's own strengths or belief in self 0.6%
1
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
7.1%
4
0.0%
0
1.7%
6
Not applicable 96.3%
157
98.2%
108
100.0%
10
87.5%
49
87.5%
7
95.4%
331
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
TOTAL 100.0%
163
100.0%
110
100.0%
10
100.0%
56
100.0%
8

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