Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

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There has always been a good deal of discussion among Christians about how people ought to act in their daily lives. It is not always clear what characteristics ought to be admired and which ones we should disapprove of. Below you will find a series of descriptions of ways in which people act; for each, would you decide how much you would admire or disapprove of a person who acted this way. -- Drinks moderately
  1) Admire him for it
  2) Think it was all right
  3) Be mildly disapproving of him
  4) Be highly disapproving of him

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Admire him for it 101 3.6% 3.6% -1.93
Think it was all right 1864 67% 70.6% -.5
Be mildly disapproving of him 552 19.8% 90.4% .92
Be highly disapproving of him 266 9.6% 100% 2.35

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUCRCDE)

Some HS HS Degree Some Colle Coll Degr Post Grad TOTAL
Admire him for it 5.1%
21
3.5%
22
3.9%
33
2.4%
11
3.1%
12
3.6%
99
Think it was all right 52.3%
214
68.4%
424
68.0%
583
76.3%
351
67.9%
265
67.1%
1837
Be mildly disapproving of him 20.5%
84
20.3%
126
19.4%
166
17.2%
79
23.3%
91
20.0%
546
Be highly disapproving of him 22.0%
90
7.7%
48
8.8%
75
4.1%
19
5.6%
22
9.3%
254
TOTAL 100.0%
409
100.0%
620
100.0%
857
100.0%
460
100.0%
390

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Income categories (I-INCMRCDE)

$12K+ $10K+ $7K+ $5K+ $4K+ TOTAL
Admire him for it 3.1%
23
3.5%
15
3.8%
27
3.9%
17
3.3%
9
3.5%
91
Think it was all right 78.7%
583
70.9%
305
67.0%
477
63.8%
279
43.5%
118
68.0%
1762
Be mildly disapproving of him 15.5%
115
19.3%
83
20.6%
147
20.1%
88
29.9%
81
19.8%
514
Be highly disapproving of him 2.7%
20
6.3%
27
8.6%
61
12.1%
53
23.2%
63
8.6%
224
TOTAL 100.0%
741
100.0%
430
100.0%
712
100.0%
437
100.0%
271

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Denominational grouping (I-DENMSUMM)

Liberal Protestant (Congregational, Methodist, Episcopalian) Moderate Protestant (Disciples of Christ, Presbyterian, American Lutheran, American Baptist) Conservative Protestant (Missouri Lutheran, Southern Baptist, Sects) Roman Catholic Not Applicable TOTAL
Admire him for it 3.6%
34
1.4%
12
1.4%
6
9.3%
49
0.0%
0
3.6%
101
Think it was all right 76.4%
731
65.2%
563
28.4%
122
84.5%
447
25.0%
1
67.0%
1864
Be mildly disapproving of him 16.6%
159
26.9%
232
30.7%
132
5.1%
27
50.0%
2
19.8%
552
Be highly disapproving of him 3.4%
33
6.5%
56
39.5%
170
1.1%
6
25.0%
1
9.6%
266
TOTAL 100.0%
957
100.0%
863
100.0%
430
100.0%
529
100.0%
4

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Age (I-AGERECDE)

Age 39 and under Age 40-59 Age 60 and over TOTAL
Admire him for it 3.0%
34
3.6%
45
5.4%
22
3.6%
101
Think it was all right 71.2%
811
69.9%
863
46.5%
190
67.0%
1864
Be mildly disapproving of him 19.1%
217
18.0%
222
27.6%
113
19.8%
552
Be highly disapproving of him 6.8%
77
8.5%
105
20.5%
84
9.6%
266
TOTAL 100.0%
1139
100.0%
1235
100.0%
409

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Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Admire him for it 3.8%
38
3.5%
63
3.6%
101
Think it was all right 70.2%
707
65.1%
1156
67.0%
1863
Be mildly disapproving of him 18.3%
184
20.7%
368
19.8%
552
Be highly disapproving of him 7.7%
78
10.6%
188
9.6%
266
TOTAL 100.0%
1007
100.0%
1775

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