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. -- Dresses in a flashy way
  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 9 .3% .3% -2.75
Think it was all right 849 31.6% 32% -1.24
Be mildly disapproving of him 1445 53.9% 85.8% .27
Be highly disapproving of him 380 14.2% 100% 1.79

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUCRCDE)

Some HS HS Degree Some Colle Coll Degr Post Grad TOTAL
Admire him for it 0.8%
3
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
0.2%
1
0.3%
1
0.3%
9
Think it was all right 33.2%
124
31.0%
188
32.5%
272
31.5%
141
31.3%
118
31.9%
843
Be mildly disapproving of him 42.0%
157
54.2%
329
54.7%
458
57.9%
259
58.4%
220
53.9%
1423
Be highly disapproving of him 24.1%
90
14.5%
88
12.5%
105
10.3%
46
10.1%
38
13.9%
367
TOTAL 100.0%
374
100.0%
607
100.0%
837
100.0%
447
100.0%
377

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Income categories (I-INCMRCDE)

$12K+ $10K+ $7K+ $5K+ $4K+ TOTAL
Admire him for it 0.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.4%
3
0.5%
2
0.4%
1
0.4%
9
Think it was all right 33.2%
242
33.5%
140
34.0%
236
32.4%
137
22.9%
57
32.3%
812
Be mildly disapproving of him 54.9%
400
55.5%
232
53.7%
373
53.2%
225
50.6%
126
54.0%
1356
Be highly disapproving of him 11.5%
84
11.0%
46
11.8%
82
13.9%
59
26.1%
65
13.4%
336
TOTAL 100.0%
729
100.0%
418
100.0%
694
100.0%
423
100.0%
249

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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 0.3%
3
0.5%
4
0.2%
1
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
9
Think it was all right 28.7%
265
32.1%
270
29.9%
123
37.8%
191
0.0%
0
31.6%
849
Be mildly disapproving of him 56.7%
523
55.4%
465
52.4%
216
47.5%
240
25.0%
1
53.9%
1445
Be highly disapproving of him 14.2%
131
12.0%
101
17.5%
72
14.5%
73
75.0%
3
14.2%
380
TOTAL 100.0%
922
100.0%
840
100.0%
412
100.0%
505
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 0.3%
3
0.2%
2
1.1%
4
0.3%
9
Think it was all right 38.3%
430
29.8%
354
17.5%
65
31.6%
849
Be mildly disapproving of him 52.2%
586
55.8%
664
52.4%
195
53.9%
1445
Be highly disapproving of him 9.2%
103
14.2%
169
29.0%
108
14.2%
380
TOTAL 100.0%
1122
100.0%
1189
100.0%
372

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Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Admire him for it 0.6%
6
0.2%
3
0.3%
9
Think it was all right 35.9%
349
29.2%
500
31.7%
849
Be mildly disapproving of him 53.1%
516
54.3%
928
53.8%
1444
Be highly disapproving of him 10.4%
101
16.3%
279
14.2%
380
TOTAL 100.0%
972
100.0%
1710

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