General Social Survey 2014 Cross-Section and Panel Combined - Instructional Dataset

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NAFTA2A

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Generally speaking, would you say that America benefits or does not benefit from being a member of NAFTA?
  1) Greatly benefits
  2) Largely benefits
  3) Somewhat benefits
  4) Benefits only a little
  5) Does not benefit at all
  7) Have never heard of NAFTA

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Greatly benefits 57 7.8% 7.8% -1.65
Largely benefits 116 16% 23.8% -.93
Somewhat benefits 321 44.2% 68% -.21
Benefits only a little 110 15.1% 83.1% .51
Does not benefit at all 79 10.9% 93.9% 1.22
Have never heard of NAFTA 44 6.1% 100% 2.66

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75 or older TOTAL
Greatly benefits 15.9%
14
6.3%
11
8.6%
20
5.5%
9
4.5%
3
7.9%
57
Largely benefits 21.6%
19
16.7%
29
12.1%
28
16.0%
26
20.9%
14
16.0%
116
Somewhat benefits 38.6%
34
48.3%
84
40.1%
93
46.0%
75
49.3%
33
44.1%
319
Benefits only a little 8.0%
7
12.1%
21
19.4%
45
15.3%
25
16.4%
11
15.1%
109
Does not benefit at all 6.8%
6
9.8%
17
13.4%
31
12.9%
21
6.0%
4
10.9%
79
Have never heard of NAFTA 9.1%
8
6.9%
12
6.5%
15
4.3%
7
3.0%
2
6.1%
44
TOTAL 100.0%
88
100.0%
174
100.0%
232
100.0%
163
100.0%
67

724


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Less than once a year Once a year Several times a year Once to three times a month Nearly every week Every week or more TOTAL
Greatly benefits 6.4%
15
4.8%
5
9.7%
7
9.3%
10
16.7%
5
8.5%
15
7.9%
57
Largely benefits 13.7%
32
21.9%
23
6.9%
5
18.5%
20
20.0%
6
16.4%
29
15.8%
115
Somewhat benefits 45.3%
106
41.0%
43
48.6%
35
45.4%
49
23.3%
7
45.8%
81
44.2%
321
Benefits only a little 15.4%
36
18.1%
19
19.4%
14
10.2%
11
16.7%
5
14.1%
25
15.2%
110
Does not benefit at all 13.7%
32
9.5%
10
6.9%
5
10.2%
11
20.0%
6
8.5%
15
10.9%
79
Have never heard of NAFTA 5.6%
13
4.8%
5
8.3%
6
6.5%
7
3.3%
1
6.8%
12
6.1%
44
TOTAL 100.0%
234
100.0%
105
100.0%
72
100.0%
108
100.0%
30
100.0%
177

726


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Extremely liberal or liberal Slightly liberal Moderate Slightly conservative Conservative or extremely conservative TOTAL
Greatly benefits 9.6%
12
7.3%
6
6.4%
17
9.4%
10
8.0%
11
7.8%
56
Largely benefits 16.8%
21
25.6%
21
12.8%
34
9.4%
10
21.0%
29
16.0%
115
Somewhat benefits 41.6%
52
35.4%
29
48.1%
128
49.1%
52
39.1%
54
43.9%
315
Benefits only a little 16.8%
21
13.4%
11
14.7%
39
15.1%
16
16.7%
23
15.3%
110
Does not benefit at all 10.4%
13
12.2%
10
10.9%
29
8.5%
9
13.0%
18
11.0%
79
Have never heard of NAFTA 4.8%
6
6.1%
5
7.1%
19
8.5%
9
2.2%
3
5.9%
42
TOTAL 100.0%
125
100.0%
82
100.0%
266
100.0%
106
100.0%
138

717


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Greatly benefits 6.9%
39
9.1%
9
14.3%
9
7.8%
57
Largely benefits 15.6%
88
19.2%
19
14.3%
9
16.0%
116
Somewhat benefits 44.6%
252
46.5%
46
36.5%
23
44.2%
321
Benefits only a little 16.5%
93
10.1%
10
11.1%
7
15.1%
110
Does not benefit at all 12.4%
70
4.0%
4
7.9%
5
10.9%
79
Have never heard of NAFTA 4.1%
23
11.1%
11
15.9%
10
6.1%
44
TOTAL 100.0%
565
100.0%
99
100.0%
63

727


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
Greatly benefits 7.2%
23
11.2%
20
5.9%
1
6.3%
10
6.0%
3
7.9%
57
Largely benefits 14.1%
45
17.9%
32
29.4%
5
15.6%
25
18.0%
9
16.0%
116
Somewhat benefits 47.5%
152
39.7%
71
35.3%
6
45.0%
72
40.0%
20
44.2%
321
Benefits only a little 16.9%
54
12.3%
22
11.8%
2
15.0%
24
16.0%
8
15.2%
110
Does not benefit at all 9.7%
31
11.7%
21
11.8%
2
11.3%
18
12.0%
6
10.7%
78
Have never heard of NAFTA 4.7%
15
7.3%
13
5.9%
1
6.9%
11
8.0%
4
6.1%
44
TOTAL 100.0%
320
100.0%
179
100.0%
17
100.0%
160
100.0%
50

726


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Greatly benefits 8.4%
33
7.2%
24
7.8%
57
Largely benefits 16.8%
66
15.0%
50
16.0%
116
Somewhat benefits 40.5%
159
48.5%
162
44.2%
321
Benefits only a little 17.0%
67
12.9%
43
15.1%
110
Does not benefit at all 13.7%
54
7.5%
25
10.9%
79
Have never heard of NAFTA 3.6%
14
9.0%
30
6.1%
44
TOTAL 100.0%
393
100.0%
334

727

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