Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

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INTELLEC

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 anxious to be thought of as an intellectual
  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 145 5.4% 5.4% -2.11
Think it was all right 1350 49.9% 55.2% -.66
Be mildly disapproving of him 1050 38.8% 94% .79
Be highly disapproving of him 163 6% 100% 2.24

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUCRCDE)

Some HS HS Degree Some Colle Coll Degr Post Grad TOTAL
Admire him for it 8.7%
33
5.8%
35
4.1%
35
4.6%
21
4.7%
18
5.3%
142
Think it was all right 42.5%
162
52.4%
315
50.3%
429
52.4%
237
48.3%
185
49.7%
1328
Be mildly disapproving of him 37.8%
144
35.6%
214
39.4%
336
39.4%
178
44.1%
169
39.0%
1041
Be highly disapproving of him 11.0%
42
6.2%
37
6.2%
53
3.5%
16
2.9%
11
6.0%
159
TOTAL 100.0%
381
100.0%
601
100.0%
853
100.0%
452
100.0%
383

2670


Income categories (I-INCMRCDE)

$12K+ $10K+ $7K+ $5K+ $4K+ TOTAL
Admire him for it 5.4%
40
4.3%
18
4.0%
28
5.6%
24
8.7%
22
5.2%
132
Think it was all right 49.2%
362
53.7%
226
48.3%
337
52.2%
224
48.4%
123
50.1%
1272
Be mildly disapproving of him 41.0%
302
36.8%
155
41.0%
286
36.1%
155
37.4%
95
39.1%
993
Be highly disapproving of him 4.3%
32
5.2%
22
6.7%
47
6.1%
26
5.5%
14
5.6%
141
TOTAL 100.0%
736
100.0%
421
100.0%
698
100.0%
429
100.0%
254

2538


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 4.9%
46
5.2%
44
5.6%
23
6.3%
32
0.0%
0
5.4%
145
Think it was all right 51.5%
483
49.1%
416
43.0%
177
54.0%
273
25.0%
1
49.9%
1350
Be mildly disapproving of him 38.2%
358
40.6%
344
43.9%
181
32.4%
164
75.0%
3
38.8%
1050
Be highly disapproving of him 5.4%
51
5.2%
44
7.5%
31
7.3%
37
0.0%
0
6.0%
163
TOTAL 100.0%
938
100.0%
848
100.0%
412
100.0%
506
100.0%
4

2708


Age (I-AGERECDE)

Age 39 and under Age 40-59 Age 60 and over TOTAL
Admire him for it 4.5%
51
5.1%
61
8.8%
33
5.4%
145
Think it was all right 52.4%
590
48.9%
590
45.2%
170
49.9%
1350
Be mildly disapproving of him 37.7%
424
41.0%
494
35.1%
132
38.8%
1050
Be highly disapproving of him 5.4%
61
5.1%
61
10.9%
41
6.0%
163
TOTAL 100.0%
1126
100.0%
1206
100.0%
376

2708


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Admire him for it 4.1%
41
6.1%
104
5.4%
145
Think it was all right 47.6%
472
51.2%
878
49.9%
1350
Be mildly disapproving of him 41.8%
415
37.0%
634
38.8%
1049
Be highly disapproving of him 6.5%
64
5.8%
99
6.0%
163
TOTAL 100.0%
992
100.0%
1715

2707

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