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

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P4PREP (Weighted by WEIGHT)

How much do your personally feel you are pushed to do the following - To prepare for the future?
  1) A lot
  2) Hardly at all
  3) Don't know

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot 3393 63.5% 63.5%
Hardly at all 1563 29.2% 92.7%
Don't know 388 7.3% 100%
Missing 133
* 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 63.5%
1570
63.3%
1804
63.4%
3374
Hardly at all 29.9%
739
28.7%
818
29.3%
1557
Don't know 6.6%
162
7.9%
226
7.3%
388
TOTAL 100.0%
2471
100.0%
2848

5319


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other Don't know TOTAL
A lot 61.3%
2240
73.4%
496
65.8%
526
55.9%
71
63.4%
3333
Hardly at all 31.3%
1142
21.3%
144
28.2%
225
27.6%
35
29.4%
1546
Don't know 7.4%
272
5.3%
36
6.0%
48
16.5%
21
7.2%
377
TOTAL 100.0%
3654
100.0%
676
100.0%
799
100.0%
127

5256


Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other Don't know TOTAL
A lot 68.2%
1561
62.1%
990
59.6%
65
64.3%
424
49.2%
320
63.4%
3360
Hardly at all 26.8%
614
31.2%
497
33.0%
36
27.2%
179
35.2%
229
29.3%
1555
Don't know 5.0%
115
6.7%
106
7.3%
8
8.5%
56
15.5%
101
7.3%
386
TOTAL 100.0%
2290
100.0%
1593
100.0%
109
100.0%
659
100.0%
650

5301


Grade (I-GRADE)

Elem schl Middle sch High schl TOTAL
A lot 43.1%
824
65.2%
1128
84.7%
1441
63.5%
3393
Hardly at all 42.5%
812
30.2%
523
13.4%
228
29.2%
1563
Don't know 14.4%
276
4.6%
79
1.9%
33
7.3%
388
TOTAL 100.0%
1912
100.0%
1730
100.0%
1702

5344


Median income (I-MEDINC)

$10K-19999 $20K-29999 $30K-39999 $40K-49999 $50K and a TOTAL
A lot 61.6%
514
68.6%
1664
58.2%
788
63.3%
190
55.2%
237
63.5%
3393
Hardly at all 29.7%
248
25.7%
623
34.0%
460
28.0%
84
34.5%
148
29.2%
1563
Don't know 8.6%
72
5.8%
140
7.8%
106
8.7%
26
10.3%
44
7.3%
388
TOTAL 100.0%
834
100.0%
2427
100.0%
1354
100.0%
300
100.0%
429

5344



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