International Social Survey Program: Religion II, 1998

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Suppose you were riding in a car driven by a close friend. You know he was going too fast. He hits a pedestrian. He asks you to tell the police that he was obeying the speed limit. What would you do in this situation?
  1) Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit.
  2) Probably tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit.
  3) Probably tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit.
  4) Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit.
  8) Can't choose
  9) No answer

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 11464 29.4% 29.4% -.83
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 12785 32.8% 62.1% -.43
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 5675 14.5% 76.7% -.03
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 1771 4.5% 81.2% .37
Can't choose 7008 18% 99.2% 1.96
No answer 331 .8% 100% 2.35

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 26.7%
4823
31.7%
6633
29.4%
11456
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 32.3%
5847
33.1%
6927
32.8%
12774
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 17.4%
3151
12.0%
2518
14.5%
5669
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 5.4%
980
3.8%
788
4.5%
1768
Can't choose 17.2%
3119
18.6%
3881
17.9%
7000
No answer 0.9%
162
0.8%
169
0.8%
331
TOTAL 100.0%
18082
100.0%
20916

38998


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Once a week or more, nearly every week 2-3 times a month Once a month Several times a year Less frequently Never TOTAL
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 38.6%
2613
34.2%
915
31.2%
601
26.8%
1706
26.2%
1724
23.6%
2330
28.9%
9889
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 30.1%
2038
31.0%
831
32.2%
619
35.3%
2246
36.2%
2383
34.2%
3372
33.6%
11489
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 10.0%
679
12.7%
340
14.9%
287
15.8%
1007
15.6%
1028
16.9%
1663
14.6%
5004
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 3.8%
254
4.4%
117
4.6%
89
4.3%
273
4.3%
280
4.5%
446
4.3%
1459
Can't choose 16.3%
1102
16.9%
453
16.1%
309
17.2%
1098
16.6%
1092
20.1%
1977
17.6%
6031
No answer 1.1%
76
0.8%
22
1.0%
20
0.6%
39
1.1%
74
0.7%
71
0.9%
302
TOTAL 100.0%
6762
100.0%
2678
100.0%
1925
100.0%
6369
100.0%
6581
100.0%
9859

34174


Age (I-AGE)

16-30 31-45 46-64 65+ TOTAL
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 22.3%
2085
28.4%
3284
32.1%
3667
36.3%
2428
29.4%
11464
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 32.5%
3043
33.6%
3885
34.1%
3897
29.3%
1960
32.8%
12785
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 20.6%
1924
15.5%
1798
12.1%
1386
8.5%
567
14.5%
5675
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 6.7%
628
4.3%
498
3.7%
421
3.3%
224
4.5%
1771
Can't choose 17.4%
1627
17.6%
2032
17.1%
1952
20.9%
1397
18.0%
7008
No answer 0.5%
50
0.6%
71
0.8%
91
1.8%
119
0.8%
331
TOTAL 100.0%
9357
100.0%
11568
100.0%
11414
100.0%
6695

39034


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Catholic Protestant Orthodox Jewish Other None TOTAL
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 34.8%
5254
28.2%
2350
28.8%
832
38.7%
430
26.9%
466
21.7%
1929
29.6%
11261
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 28.7%
4341
40.6%
3385
28.5%
825
26.1%
290
31.1%
539
35.1%
3115
32.8%
12495
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 14.5%
2187
11.2%
937
12.9%
372
17.5%
194
17.0%
294
17.3%
1537
14.5%
5521
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 5.4%
815
2.5%
206
4.8%
138
9.0%
100
5.5%
95
4.3%
378
4.6%
1732
Can't choose 16.0%
2419
15.8%
1318
24.9%
721
8.2%
91
19.1%
332
20.9%
1858
17.7%
6739
No answer 0.7%
100
1.6%
133
0.1%
2
0.5%
6
0.5%
8
0.8%
68
0.8%
317
TOTAL 100.0%
15116
100.0%
8329
100.0%
2890
100.0%
1111
100.0%
1734
100.0%
8885

38065


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married or living as married Widowed Divorced Separated Never married, not married, single TOTAL
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 31.4%
7410
35.5%
1210
25.4%
564
32.8%
246
22.5%
2003
29.4%
11433
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was going faster than the speed limit. 33.6%
7937
26.0%
887
34.3%
761
32.0%
240
32.8%
2922
32.8%
12747
Probably tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 13.5%
3184
7.9%
269
15.5%
344
12.8%
96
19.8%
1768
14.5%
5661
Definitely tell the police officer that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit. 4.0%
952
3.9%
133
4.1%
91
4.5%
34
6.3%
558
4.5%
1768
Can't choose 16.7%
3950
25.2%
858
19.7%
437
17.7%
133
18.0%
1606
17.9%
6984
No answer 0.8%
189
1.5%
51
1.1%
24
0.3%
2
0.7%
61
0.8%
327
TOTAL 100.0%
23622
100.0%
3408
100.0%
2221
100.0%
751
100.0%
8918

38920

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