Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of America's Children, 1989

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P1GRADES (Weighted by WEIGHT)

How much do your personally feel you are pushed to do the following - To get good grades in school?
  1) A lot
  2) Hardly at all
  3) Don't know

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot 4073 75.5% 75.5%
Hardly at all 1168 21.6% 97.1%
Don't know 155 2.9% 100%
Missing 60
* The number of missing cases reported above is unweighted. Missing cases are not displayed in tables below.

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
A lot 76.5%
1913
74.7%
2141
75.5%
4054
Hardly at all 20.6%
516
22.5%
646
21.6%
1162
Don't know 2.9%
73
2.8%
81
2.9%
154
TOTAL 100.0%
2502
100.0%
2868

5370


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other Don't know TOTAL
A lot 74.6%
2740
82.5%
567
74.6%
607
69.2%
92
75.5%
4006
Hardly at all 22.7%
834
15.7%
108
22.1%
180
21.1%
28
21.7%
1150
Don't know 2.7%
99
1.7%
12
3.3%
27
9.8%
13
2.8%
151
TOTAL 100.0%
3673
100.0%
687
100.0%
814
100.0%
133

5307


Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other Don't know TOTAL
A lot 77.5%
1785
76.0%
1219
76.1%
86
73.7%
492
69.4%
459
75.5%
4041
Hardly at all 20.8%
480
21.0%
337
19.5%
22
23.7%
158
24.2%
160
21.6%
1157
Don't know 1.7%
39
3.1%
49
4.4%
5
2.7%
18
6.4%
42
2.9%
153
TOTAL 100.0%
2304
100.0%
1605
100.0%
113
100.0%
668
100.0%
661

5351


Grade (I-GRADE)

Elem schl Middle sch High schl TOTAL
A lot 64.0%
1245
81.8%
1424
82.0%
1404
75.5%
4073
Hardly at all 30.3%
590
16.8%
292
16.7%
286
21.6%
1168
Don't know 5.6%
109
1.4%
24
1.3%
22
2.9%
155
TOTAL 100.0%
1944
100.0%
1740
100.0%
1712

5396


Median income (I-MEDINC)

$10K-19999 $20K-29999 $30K-39999 $40K-49999 $50K and a TOTAL
A lot 77.7%
657
78.0%
1907
71.1%
973
75.9%
230
70.3%
306
75.5%
4073
Hardly at all 19.1%
162
20.0%
490
25.2%
345
21.8%
66
24.1%
105
21.6%
1168
Don't know 3.2%
27
1.9%
47
3.7%
50
2.3%
7
5.5%
24
2.9%
155
TOTAL 100.0%
846
100.0%
2444
100.0%
1368
100.0%
303
100.0%
435

5396



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