General Social Survey, 1998

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  1) A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths
  2) B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths
  3) C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths
  4) D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths
  5) E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths
  6) F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 223 16.1% 16.1% -1.49
B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 224 16.1% 32.2% -.9
C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 231 16.7% 48.9% -.31
D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 246 17.7% 66.6% .28
E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 231 16.7% 83.3% .87
F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 232 16.7% 100% 1.46

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 15.1%
87
16.8%
136
16.1%
223
B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 14.5%
84
17.3%
140
16.1%
224
C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 18.0%
104
15.7%
127
16.7%
231
D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 17.3%
100
18.0%
146
17.7%
246
E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 15.9%
92
17.2%
139
16.7%
231
F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 19.2%
111
15.0%
121
16.7%
232
TOTAL 100.0%
578
100.0%
809

1387


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 16.5%
181
12.4%
25
19.5%
17
16.1%
223
B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 16.2%
178
17.3%
35
12.6%
11
16.1%
224
C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 16.8%
184
17.8%
36
12.6%
11
16.7%
231
D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 17.4%
191
19.3%
39
18.4%
16
17.7%
246
E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 16.8%
185
14.9%
30
18.4%
16
16.7%
231
F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 16.3%
179
18.3%
37
18.4%
16
16.7%
232
TOTAL 100.0%
1098
100.0%
202
100.0%
87

1387


Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 17.5%
130
16.4%
55
16.7%
4
12.1%
24
11.2%
10
16.1%
223
B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 16.6%
123
14.3%
48
20.8%
5
17.7%
35
14.6%
13
16.1%
224
C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 17.5%
130
14.0%
47
16.7%
4
14.1%
28
24.7%
22
16.7%
231
D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 15.8%
117
20.6%
69
20.8%
5
20.2%
40
16.9%
15
17.7%
246
E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 15.9%
118
17.0%
57
16.7%
4
19.7%
39
14.6%
13
16.7%
231
F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 16.6%
123
17.6%
59
8.3%
2
16.2%
32
18.0%
16
16.7%
232
TOTAL 100.0%
741
100.0%
335
100.0%
24
100.0%
198
100.0%
89

1387


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Never married Married Widowed/Divorced/Separated TOTAL
A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 16.7%
52
16.4%
109
15.1%
62
16.1%
223
B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 13.8%
43
16.8%
112
16.8%
69
16.2%
224
C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 15.1%
47
17.6%
117
16.3%
67
16.7%
231
D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 18.3%
57
17.6%
117
17.6%
72
17.7%
246
E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 16.4%
51
16.2%
108
17.6%
72
16.7%
231
F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 19.6%
61
15.3%
102
16.6%
68
16.7%
231
TOTAL 100.0%
311
100.0%
665
100.0%
410

1386


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 years 30-39 years 40-49 years 50-64 years More than 65 years TOTAL
A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 14.8%
38
18.0%
62
16.2%
47
15.6%
41
14.7%
34
16.0%
222
B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 15.2%
39
17.1%
59
15.9%
46
19.1%
50
12.9%
30
16.2%
224
C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 16.8%
43
14.8%
51
17.2%
50
19.1%
50
15.9%
37
16.7%
231
D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 18.4%
47
19.1%
66
16.9%
49
14.1%
37
19.8%
46
17.7%
245
E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 18.8%
48
15.1%
52
16.9%
49
16.8%
44
16.4%
38
16.7%
231
F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 16.0%
41
15.9%
55
16.9%
49
15.3%
40
20.3%
47
16.8%
232
TOTAL 100.0%
256
100.0%
345
100.0%
290
100.0%
262
100.0%
232

1385


Education (I-EDUCATIO)

Less than high school High school 4 years college More than 4 years college TOTAL
A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 11.8%
9
14.6%
85
17.2%
99
19.4%
28
16.0%
221
B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 17.1%
13
14.4%
84
17.2%
99
18.8%
27
16.1%
223
C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 14.5%
11
16.3%
95
17.9%
103
14.6%
21
16.7%
230
D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 19.7%
15
20.2%
118
15.1%
87
18.1%
26
17.8%
246
E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 19.7%
15
16.1%
94
17.2%
99
15.3%
22
16.7%
230
F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 17.1%
13
18.5%
108
15.6%
90
13.9%
20
16.7%
231
TOTAL 100.0%
76
100.0%
584
100.0%
577
100.0%
144

1381


Family income (I-FAMINCOM)

LT $10,000 $10K-24999 $25,000+ Ref/DK TOTAL
A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 16.4%
22
16.6%
50
16.5%
132
12.3%
19
16.1%
223
B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 17.9%
24
13.3%
40
17.0%
136
15.6%
24
16.1%
224
C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 14.2%
19
16.9%
51
16.8%
134
17.5%
27
16.7%
231
D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 22.4%
30
15.6%
47
18.5%
148
13.6%
21
17.7%
246
E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 13.4%
18
17.3%
52
16.8%
134
17.5%
27
16.7%
231
F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 15.7%
21
20.3%
61
14.3%
114
23.4%
36
16.7%
232
TOTAL 100.0%
134
100.0%
301
100.0%
798
100.0%
154

1387


Region (I-REGION)

New England North Central MD/S Atlantic South Central Mtn/Pacific TOTAL
A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 14.5%
10
17.1%
60
15.4%
72
17.0%
39
15.6%
42
16.1%
223
B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 13.0%
9
16.2%
57
17.1%
80
14.3%
33
16.7%
45
16.1%
224
C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 20.3%
14
16.2%
57
16.1%
75
18.7%
43
15.6%
42
16.7%
231
D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 18.8%
13
17.9%
63
18.8%
88
16.5%
38
16.3%
44
17.7%
246
E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 21.7%
15
15.7%
55
16.5%
77
15.7%
36
17.8%
48
16.7%
231
F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 11.6%
8
16.8%
59
16.1%
75
17.8%
41
18.1%
49
16.7%
232
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
351
100.0%
467
100.0%
230
100.0%
270

1387


Political party (I-POLPART)

Democrat Republican Other TOTAL
A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 17.4%
111
14.4%
68
15.9%
43
16.1%
222
B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 17.5%
112
14.4%
68
16.3%
44
16.2%
224
C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 15.0%
96
18.2%
86
17.8%
48
16.6%
230
D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 16.4%
105
19.7%
93
17.8%
48
17.8%
246
E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths 15.5%
99
18.0%
85
16.7%
45
16.6%
229
F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths 18.2%
116
15.4%
73
15.6%
42
16.7%
231
TOTAL 100.0%
639
100.0%
473
100.0%
270

1382

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