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

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P10OBEY (Weighted by WEIGHT)

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

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot 4103 76.8% 76.8%
Hardly at all 1064 19.9% 96.7%
Don't know 172 3.2% 99.9%
Missing 119
* 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 74.5%
1846
78.9%
2236
76.8%
4082
Hardly at all 22.3%
552
18.0%
509
20.0%
1061
Don't know 3.3%
81
3.1%
89
3.2%
170
TOTAL 100.0%
2479
100.0%
2834

5313


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other Don't know TOTAL
A lot 76.2%
2781
83.0%
562
74.2%
591
72.2%
91
76.7%
4025
Hardly at all 20.8%
760
14.9%
101
21.2%
169
19.0%
24
20.1%
1054
Don't know 3.0%
110
2.1%
14
4.6%
37
8.7%
11
3.3%
172
TOTAL 100.0%
3651
100.0%
677
100.0%
797
100.0%
126

5251


Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other Don't know TOTAL
A lot 79.6%
1820
75.7%
1205
68.5%
76
72.9%
481
75.2%
486
76.8%
4068
Hardly at all 18.8%
430
20.7%
330
26.1%
29
23.0%
152
17.8%
115
19.9%
1056
Don't know 1.6%
37
3.6%
57
5.4%
6
4.1%
27
7.0%
45
3.2%
172
TOTAL 100.0%
2287
100.0%
1592
100.0%
111
100.0%
660
100.0%
646

5296


Grade (I-GRADE)

Elem schl Middle sch High schl TOTAL
A lot 75.9%
1456
80.5%
1386
74.3%
1261
76.8%
4103
Hardly at all 18.9%
363
17.4%
299
23.7%
402
19.9%
1064
Don't know 5.2%
100
2.1%
37
2.1%
35
3.2%
172
TOTAL 100.0%
1919
100.0%
1722
100.0%
1698

5339


Median income (I-MEDINC)

$10K-19999 $20K-29999 $30K-39999 $40K-49999 $50K and a TOTAL
A lot 80.1%
668
77.3%
1874
75.6%
1021
81.3%
244
68.8%
296
76.8%
4103
Hardly at all 16.3%
136
19.6%
476
21.6%
292
16.0%
48
26.0%
112
19.9%
1064
Don't know 3.6%
30
3.1%
75
2.7%
37
2.7%
8
5.1%
22
3.2%
172
TOTAL 100.0%
834
100.0%
2425
100.0%
1350
100.0%
300
100.0%
430

5339



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