Endtime Family (Children of God), 1997

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YOUNGGEN

Here are two statements. Will you tell us which one you agree with more? First: "The younger generation should be taught by their elders to do what is right." Second: "The younger generation should be taught to think for themselves even though they may do something their elders disapprove of."
  1) Taught by elders
  2) Taught to think themselves
  3) Don't know
  4) Both taught by elders and taught to think for themselves

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Taught by elders 454 45.2% 45.2% -.86
Taught to think themselves 357 35.6% 80.8% .13
Don't know 60 6% 86.8% 1.11
Both taught by elders and taught to think for themselves 133 13.2% 100% 2.1

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Taught by elders 45.9%
183
44.5%
265
45.1%
448
Taught to think themselves 38.1%
152
34.3%
204
35.8%
356
Don't know 4.8%
19
6.7%
40
5.9%
59
Both taught by elders and taught to think for themselves 11.3%
45
14.5%
86
13.2%
131
TOTAL 100.0%
399
100.0%
595

994


Year of birth (I-BORN)

Before1950 1950-1955 1956-1969 1970-1978 1979-1983 TOTAL
Taught by elders 47.4%
46
41.4%
94
44.5%
85
55.9%
123
38.4%
99
45.0%
447
Taught to think themselves 30.9%
30
37.9%
86
36.6%
70
32.7%
72
37.6%
97
35.8%
355
Don't know 4.1%
4
1.8%
4
4.2%
8
4.5%
10
13.2%
34
6.0%
60
Both taught by elders and taught to think for themselves 17.5%
17
18.9%
43
14.7%
28
6.8%
15
10.9%
28
13.2%
131
TOTAL 100.0%
97
100.0%
227
100.0%
191
100.0%
220
100.0%
258

993


Education (I-FAMEDUC)

0-6 7-11 12 13-16 TOTAL
Taught by elders 45.1%
41
47.0%
78
46.7%
21
40.0%
48
44.5%
188
Taught to think themselves 40.7%
37
33.1%
55
35.6%
16
35.8%
43
35.8%
151
Don't know 5.5%
5
10.8%
18
8.9%
4
11.7%
14
9.7%
41
Both taught by elders and taught to think for themselves 8.8%
8
9.0%
15
8.9%
4
12.5%
15
10.0%
42
TOTAL 100.0%
91
100.0%
166
100.0%
45
100.0%
120

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