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? - "Human nature is basically good" and "Human nature is fundamentally perverse and corrupt."
  1) Human nature is basically good.
  2)
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  4)
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  6)
  7) Human nature is fundamentally perverse and corrupt.

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Human nature is basically good. 16 1.6% 1.6% -2.85
31 3.1% 4.7% -2.14
71 7.1% 11.8% -1.44
240 24% 35.8% -.73
252 25.2% 61% -.03
203 20.3% 81.3% .68
Human nature is fundamentally perverse and corrupt. 187 18.7% 100% 1.38

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Human nature is basically good. 2.0%
8
1.3%
8
1.6%
16
3.0%
12
3.2%
19
3.1%
31
7.5%
30
6.9%
41
7.1%
71
21.9%
87
25.3%
151
23.9%
238
23.6%
94
26.4%
158
25.3%
252
22.6%
90
18.6%
111
20.2%
201
Human nature is fundamentally perverse and corrupt. 19.3%
77
18.4%
110
18.8%
187
TOTAL 100.0%
398
100.0%
598

996


Year of birth (I-BORN)

Before1950 1950-1955 1956-1969 1970-1978 1979-1983 TOTAL
Human nature is basically good. 2.0%
2
1.3%
3
2.1%
4
1.8%
4
1.2%
3
1.6%
16
4.0%
4
2.2%
5
3.2%
6
3.6%
8
3.1%
8
3.1%
31
5.1%
5
5.7%
13
3.2%
6
6.8%
15
12.4%
32
7.1%
71
21.2%
21
24.1%
55
24.6%
46
21.6%
48
26.6%
69
24.0%
239
25.3%
25
21.9%
50
22.5%
42
27.5%
61
28.2%
73
25.2%
251
18.2%
18
21.9%
50
19.8%
37
21.6%
48
18.9%
49
20.3%
202
Human nature is fundamentally perverse and corrupt. 24.2%
24
22.8%
52
24.6%
46
17.1%
38
9.7%
25
18.6%
185
TOTAL 100.0%
99
100.0%
228
100.0%
187
100.0%
222
100.0%
259

995


Education (I-FAMEDUC)

0-6 7-11 12 13-16 TOTAL
Human nature is basically good. 2.2%
2
1.2%
2
2.1%
1
0.8%
1
1.4%
6
3.3%
3
3.0%
5
4.3%
2
4.1%
5
3.5%
15
7.7%
7
8.5%
14
10.6%
5
13.2%
16
9.9%
42
17.6%
16
27.9%
46
34.0%
16
28.1%
34
26.4%
112
27.5%
25
27.9%
46
29.8%
14
26.4%
32
27.6%
117
24.2%
22
20.0%
33
14.9%
7
17.4%
21
19.6%
83
Human nature is fundamentally perverse and corrupt. 17.6%
16
11.5%
19
4.3%
2
9.9%
12
11.6%
49
TOTAL 100.0%
91
100.0%
165
100.0%
47
100.0%
121

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