Endtime Family (Children of God), 1997

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JOBDECID

Below are four statements. Please check the box indicating the one which best describes your job (the work you generally do):
  1) Someone else decides both what I do and how I do it.
  2) Someone else decides what I do, but I decide how I do it.
  3) I have some freedom in deciding what I do and how I do it.
  4) I am basically my own boss.

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Someone else decides both what I do and how I do it. 25 2.5% 2.5% -3.04
Someone else decides what I do, but I decide how I do it. 129 12.9% 15.4% -1.56
I have some freedom in deciding what I do and how I do it. 619 61.8% 77.1% -.07
I am basically my own boss. 229 22.9% 100% 1.41

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Someone else decides both what I do and how I do it. 3.3%
13
2.0%
12
2.5%
25
Someone else decides what I do, but I decide how I do it. 13.6%
54
12.2%
73
12.8%
127
I have some freedom in deciding what I do and how I do it. 59.6%
236
63.0%
376
61.6%
612
I am basically my own boss. 23.5%
93
22.8%
136
23.1%
229
TOTAL 100.0%
396
100.0%
597

993


Year of birth (I-BORN)

Before1950 1950-1955 1956-1969 1970-1978 1979-1983 TOTAL
Someone else decides both what I do and how I do it. 1.0%
1
0.9%
2
0.5%
1
1.8%
4
6.6%
17
2.5%
25
Someone else decides what I do, but I decide how I do it. 6.2%
6
7.1%
16
4.7%
9
10.0%
22
29.0%
75
12.9%
128
I have some freedom in deciding what I do and how I do it. 56.7%
55
57.3%
129
63.9%
122
70.5%
155
57.5%
149
61.5%
610
I am basically my own boss. 36.1%
35
34.7%
78
30.9%
59
17.7%
39
6.9%
18
23.1%
229
TOTAL 100.0%
97
100.0%
225
100.0%
191
100.0%
220
100.0%
259

992


Education (I-FAMEDUC)

0-6 7-11 12 13-16 TOTAL
Someone else decides both what I do and how I do it. 1.1%
1
4.8%
8
4.3%
2
6.0%
7
4.3%
18
Someone else decides what I do, but I decide how I do it. 17.2%
16
25.9%
43
19.1%
9
25.0%
29
23.0%
97
I have some freedom in deciding what I do and how I do it. 69.9%
65
57.2%
95
68.1%
32
60.3%
70
62.1%
262
I am basically my own boss. 11.8%
11
12.0%
20
8.5%
4
8.6%
10
10.7%
45
TOTAL 100.0%
93
100.0%
166
100.0%
47
100.0%
116

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