Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

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PATRIOTI

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. -- Is very patriotic
  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 1899 69.8% 69.8% -.6
Think it was all right 749 27.5% 97.4% 1.19
Be mildly disapproving of him 48 1.8% 99.2% 2.99
Be highly disapproving of him 23 .8% 100% 4.79

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUCRCDE)

Some HS HS Degree Some Colle Coll Degr Post Grad TOTAL
Admire him for it 70.4%
273
72.9%
441
72.8%
618
70.4%
319
59.2%
226
70.1%
1877
Think it was all right 24.5%
95
26.3%
159
25.2%
214
27.8%
126
36.4%
139
27.4%
733
Be mildly disapproving of him 3.1%
12
0.7%
4
1.2%
10
1.8%
8
3.1%
12
1.7%
46
Be highly disapproving of him 2.1%
8
0.2%
1
0.8%
7
0.0%
0
1.3%
5
0.8%
21
TOTAL 100.0%
388
100.0%
605
100.0%
849
100.0%
453
100.0%
382

2677


Income categories (I-INCMRCDE)

$12K+ $10K+ $7K+ $5K+ $4K+ TOTAL
Admire him for it 68.3%
498
69.4%
295
71.7%
502
64.9%
279
73.2%
191
69.4%
1765
Think it was all right 29.2%
213
29.6%
126
25.1%
176
32.1%
138
22.6%
59
28.0%
712
Be mildly disapproving of him 1.6%
12
0.9%
4
2.3%
16
2.1%
9
2.3%
6
1.8%
47
Be highly disapproving of him 0.8%
6
0.0%
0
0.9%
6
0.9%
4
1.9%
5
0.8%
21
TOTAL 100.0%
729
100.0%
425
100.0%
700
100.0%
430
100.0%
261

2545


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 67.0%
624
71.7%
613
71.5%
299
70.5%
360
100.0%
3
69.8%
1899
Think it was all right 29.3%
273
26.5%
227
25.8%
108
27.6%
141
0.0%
0
27.5%
749
Be mildly disapproving of him 2.7%
25
1.2%
10
1.4%
6
1.4%
7
0.0%
0
1.8%
48
Be highly disapproving of him 1.1%
10
0.6%
5
1.2%
5
0.6%
3
0.0%
0
0.8%
23
TOTAL 100.0%
932
100.0%
855
100.0%
418
100.0%
511
100.0%
3

2719


Age (I-AGERECDE)

Age 39 and under Age 40-59 Age 60 and over TOTAL
Admire him for it 67.1%
750
70.5%
855
75.6%
294
69.8%
1899
Think it was all right 30.3%
338
27.3%
331
20.6%
80
27.5%
749
Be mildly disapproving of him 1.8%
20
1.8%
22
1.5%
6
1.8%
48
Be highly disapproving of him 0.8%
9
0.4%
5
2.3%
9
0.8%
23
TOTAL 100.0%
1117
100.0%
1213
100.0%
389

2719


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Admire him for it 66.1%
656
72.0%
1242
69.8%
1898
Think it was all right 30.5%
303
25.9%
446
27.6%
749
Be mildly disapproving of him 2.7%
27
1.2%
21
1.8%
48
Be highly disapproving of him 0.7%
7
0.9%
16
0.8%
23
TOTAL 100.0%
993
100.0%
1725

2718

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