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

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P9EARN (Weighted by WEIGHT)

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

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot 3080 57.6% 57.6%
Hardly at all 1977 37% 94.6%
Don't know 293 5.5% 100.1%
Missing 129
* 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 61.0%
1511
54.5%
1552
57.5%
3063
Hardly at all 34.2%
846
39.5%
1124
37.0%
1970
Don't know 4.8%
120
6.0%
171
5.5%
291
TOTAL 100.0%
2477
100.0%
2847

5324


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other Don't know TOTAL
A lot 55.8%
2041
66.2%
445
58.4%
468
54.3%
70
57.5%
3024
Hardly at all 38.8%
1420
29.0%
195
36.0%
289
36.4%
47
37.1%
1951
Don't know 5.4%
197
4.8%
32
5.6%
45
9.3%
12
5.4%
286
TOTAL 100.0%
3658
100.0%
672
100.0%
802
100.0%
129

5261


Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other Don't know TOTAL
A lot 60.6%
1389
56.0%
893
56.9%
62
54.6%
360
53.8%
350
57.6%
3054
Hardly at all 34.4%
788
39.4%
629
38.5%
42
40.2%
265
36.2%
235
36.9%
1959
Don't know 5.0%
114
4.6%
74
4.6%
5
5.2%
34
10.0%
65
5.5%
292
TOTAL 100.0%
2291
100.0%
1596
100.0%
109
100.0%
659
100.0%
650

5305


Grade (I-GRADE)

Elem schl Middle sch High schl TOTAL
A lot 45.3%
868
62.4%
1081
66.4%
1131
57.6%
3080
Hardly at all 45.2%
866
33.7%
584
30.9%
527
37.0%
1977
Don't know 9.5%
181
3.8%
66
2.7%
46
5.5%
293
TOTAL 100.0%
1915
100.0%
1731
100.0%
1704

5350


Median income (I-MEDINC)

$10K-19999 $20K-29999 $30K-39999 $40K-49999 $50K and a TOTAL
A lot 62.3%
519
59.5%
1445
55.3%
753
53.2%
158
47.7%
205
57.6%
3080
Hardly at all 31.1%
259
35.6%
864
39.4%
536
42.8%
127
44.4%
191
37.0%
1977
Don't know 6.6%
55
4.9%
120
5.3%
72
4.0%
12
7.9%
34
5.5%
293
TOTAL 100.0%
833
100.0%
2429
100.0%
1361
100.0%
297
100.0%
430

5350



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