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. -- Does not celebrate holidays
  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 121 4.5% 4.5% -2.18
Think it was all right 763 28.5% 33% -1.08
Be mildly disapproving of him 823 30.8% 63.8% .01
Be highly disapproving of him 969 36.2% 100% 1.11

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUCRCDE)

Some HS HS Degree Some Colle Coll Degr Post Grad TOTAL
Admire him for it 6.6%
25
3.8%
23
3.8%
32
5.6%
25
3.5%
13
4.5%
118
Think it was all right 29.3%
111
27.6%
165
29.4%
246
25.7%
115
30.9%
116
28.5%
753
Be mildly disapproving of him 22.7%
86
29.4%
176
31.4%
263
38.2%
171
31.6%
119
30.9%
815
Be highly disapproving of him 41.4%
157
39.1%
234
35.4%
297
30.6%
137
34.0%
128
36.1%
953
TOTAL 100.0%
379
100.0%
598
100.0%
838
100.0%
448
100.0%
376

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Income categories (I-INCMRCDE)

$12K+ $10K+ $7K+ $5K+ $4K+ TOTAL
Admire him for it 5.0%
36
4.6%
19
4.2%
29
3.8%
16
4.0%
10
4.4%
110
Think it was all right 30.1%
218
30.0%
125
27.5%
191
28.6%
121
25.0%
63
28.6%
718
Be mildly disapproving of him 31.1%
225
34.8%
145
30.4%
211
29.8%
126
27.8%
70
31.0%
777
Be highly disapproving of him 33.8%
245
30.7%
128
37.9%
263
37.8%
160
43.3%
109
36.1%
905
TOTAL 100.0%
724
100.0%
417
100.0%
694
100.0%
423
100.0%
252

2510


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 5.8%
53
3.9%
33
4.5%
18
3.3%
17
0.0%
0
4.5%
121
Think it was all right 28.9%
266
27.1%
228
24.3%
98
33.3%
169
50.0%
2
28.5%
763
Be mildly disapproving of him 32.5%
299
31.7%
266
25.6%
103
30.5%
155
0.0%
0
30.8%
823
Be highly disapproving of him 32.9%
303
37.3%
313
45.7%
184
32.9%
167
50.0%
2
36.2%
969
TOTAL 100.0%
921
100.0%
840
100.0%
403
100.0%
508
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 4.1%
46
4.6%
55
5.5%
20
4.5%
121
Think it was all right 29.8%
332
28.7%
343
24.0%
88
28.5%
763
Be mildly disapproving of him 33.6%
374
29.8%
357
25.1%
92
30.8%
823
Be highly disapproving of him 32.5%
362
36.9%
441
45.4%
166
36.2%
969
TOTAL 100.0%
1114
100.0%
1196
100.0%
366

2676


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Admire him for it 5.3%
52
4.1%
69
4.5%
121
Think it was all right 32.4%
318
26.3%
445
28.5%
763
Be mildly disapproving of him 31.2%
306
30.4%
516
30.7%
822
Be highly disapproving of him 31.0%
304
39.2%
665
36.2%
969
TOTAL 100.0%
980
100.0%
1695

2675

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