Endtime Family (Children of God), 1997

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People have different images of the world and human nature. We'd like to know the kinds of images you have. Below are some sets of contrasting images. On a scale of 1-7 where would you place your image of the world and human nature between the two contrasting images? - "The world is basically filled with evil and sin" and "There is much goodness in the world which hints at God's goodness."
  1) The world is basically filled with evil and sin.
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  7) There is much goodness in the world which hints at God's goodness.

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
The world is basically filled with evil and sin. 106 10.7% 10.7% -1.64
156 15.7% 26.4% -.96
276 27.8% 54.2% -.28
257 25.9% 80.1% .4
117 11.8% 91.8% 1.09
43 4.3% 96.2% 1.77
There is much goodness in the world which hints at God's goodness. 38 3.8% 100% 2.45

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
The world is basically filled with evil and sin. 10.7%
42
10.6%
63
10.6%
105
15.8%
62
15.5%
92
15.6%
154
28.3%
111
27.4%
163
27.8%
274
24.7%
97
26.6%
158
25.9%
255
10.7%
42
12.6%
75
11.9%
117
6.6%
26
2.9%
17
4.4%
43
There is much goodness in the world which hints at God's goodness. 3.1%
12
4.4%
26
3.9%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
392
100.0%
594

986


Year of birth (I-BORN)

Before1950 1950-1955 1956-1969 1970-1978 1979-1983 TOTAL
The world is basically filled with evil and sin. 6.5%
6
7.6%
17
9.2%
17
14.0%
31
13.0%
34
10.7%
105
9.7%
9
10.7%
24
14.1%
26
16.3%
36
21.8%
57
15.4%
152
21.5%
20
24.4%
55
25.5%
47
28.5%
63
34.0%
89
27.8%
274
25.8%
24
32.0%
72
27.2%
50
24.4%
54
21.4%
56
26.0%
256
23.7%
22
13.8%
31
13.6%
25
10.0%
22
6.5%
17
11.9%
117
5.4%
5
5.8%
13
6.0%
11
4.5%
10
1.5%
4
4.4%
43
There is much goodness in the world which hints at God's goodness. 7.5%
7
5.8%
13
4.3%
8
2.3%
5
1.9%
5
3.9%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
93
100.0%
225
100.0%
184
100.0%
221
100.0%
262

985


Education (I-FAMEDUC)

0-6 7-11 12 13-16 TOTAL
The world is basically filled with evil and sin. 8.8%
8
13.2%
22
10.6%
5
15.7%
19
12.7%
54
20.9%
19
19.8%
33
19.1%
9
16.5%
20
19.0%
81
28.6%
26
29.9%
50
38.3%
18
33.9%
41
31.7%
135
18.7%
17
25.1%
42
23.4%
11
22.3%
27
22.8%
97
12.1%
11
7.8%
13
6.4%
3
7.4%
9
8.5%
36
6.6%
6
2.4%
4
2.1%
1
2.5%
3
3.3%
14
There is much goodness in the world which hints at God's goodness. 4.4%
4
1.8%
3
0.0%
0
1.7%
2
2.1%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
91
100.0%
167
100.0%
47
100.0%
121

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