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. -- Is very rich
  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 373 13.6% 13.6% -2.1
Think it was all right 2277 83.2% 96.9% .22
Be mildly disapproving of him 61 2.2% 99.1% 2.54
Be highly disapproving of him 25 .9% 100% 4.86

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUCRCDE)

Some HS HS Degree Some Colle Coll Degr Post Grad TOTAL
Admire him for it 13.1%
51
15.9%
98
13.1%
112
14.9%
68
10.7%
41
13.7%
370
Think it was all right 79.6%
309
81.1%
499
84.9%
724
82.7%
377
87.2%
334
83.2%
2243
Be mildly disapproving of him 4.6%
18
2.3%
14
1.5%
13
1.5%
7
1.8%
7
2.2%
59
Be highly disapproving of him 2.6%
10
0.7%
4
0.5%
4
0.9%
4
0.3%
1
0.9%
23
TOTAL 100.0%
388
100.0%
615
100.0%
853
100.0%
456
100.0%
383

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Income categories (I-INCMRCDE)

$12K+ $10K+ $7K+ $5K+ $4K+ TOTAL
Admire him for it 13.8%
102
12.7%
54
15.6%
110
12.4%
54
11.7%
31
13.7%
351
Think it was all right 84.7%
627
84.7%
361
81.2%
571
84.6%
367
81.4%
215
83.4%
2141
Be mildly disapproving of him 1.2%
9
2.1%
9
2.7%
19
1.4%
6
4.2%
11
2.1%
54
Be highly disapproving of him 0.3%
2
0.5%
2
0.4%
3
1.6%
7
2.7%
7
0.8%
21
TOTAL 100.0%
740
100.0%
426
100.0%
703
100.0%
434
100.0%
264

2567


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 11.9%
112
14.0%
119
13.8%
59
16.0%
82
25.0%
1
13.6%
373
Think it was all right 85.8%
807
82.6%
704
81.2%
346
81.3%
417
75.0%
3
83.2%
2277
Be mildly disapproving of him 1.6%
15
2.8%
24
3.3%
14
1.6%
8
0.0%
0
2.2%
61
Be highly disapproving of him 0.7%
7
0.6%
5
1.6%
7
1.2%
6
0.0%
0
0.9%
25
TOTAL 100.0%
941
100.0%
852
100.0%
426
100.0%
513
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 16.3%
185
12.2%
149
10.2%
39
13.6%
373
Think it was all right 81.4%
926
84.8%
1033
83.5%
318
83.2%
2277
Be mildly disapproving of him 1.7%
19
2.1%
26
4.2%
16
2.2%
61
Be highly disapproving of him 0.6%
7
0.8%
10
2.1%
8
0.9%
25
TOTAL 100.0%
1137
100.0%
1218
100.0%
381

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Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Admire him for it 15.0%
149
12.8%
223
13.6%
372
Think it was all right 82.1%
817
83.9%
1460
83.3%
2277
Be mildly disapproving of him 2.2%
22
2.2%
39
2.2%
61
Be highly disapproving of him 0.7%
7
1.0%
18
0.9%
25
TOTAL 100.0%
995
100.0%
1740

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