Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1998

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Would you favor or oppose increasing the number of days per year spent in school...for grade school students?
  1) FAVOR
  2) OPPOSE

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
FAVOR 170 45.6% 45.6% -1.09
OPPOSE 203 54.4% 100% .91

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

MALE FEMALE TOTAL
FAVOR 47.2%
75
44.4%
95
45.6%
170
OPPOSE 52.8%
84
55.6%
119
54.4%
203
TOTAL 100.0%
159
100.0%
214

373


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Native American Asian Other TOTAL
FAVOR 45.3%
144
26.3%
5
50.0%
2
50.0%
5
64.7%
11
45.4%
167
OPPOSE 54.7%
174
73.7%
14
50.0%
2
50.0%
5
35.3%
6
54.6%
201
TOTAL 100.0%
318
100.0%
19
100.0%
4
100.0%
10
100.0%
17

368


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

MARRIED DIVORCED SEPARATED WIDOWED SINGLE TOTAL
FAVOR 46.3%
93
57.7%
30
40.0%
2
62.1%
18
31.8%
27
45.7%
170
OPPOSE 53.7%
108
42.3%
22
60.0%
3
37.9%
11
68.2%
58
54.3%
202
TOTAL 100.0%
201
100.0%
52
100.0%
5
100.0%
29
100.0%
85

372


Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other None TOTAL
FAVOR 40.9%
67
49.6%
64
41.7%
5
43.5%
10
55.0%
11
45.1%
157
OPPOSE 59.1%
97
50.4%
65
58.3%
7
56.5%
13
45.0%
9
54.9%
191
TOTAL 100.0%
164
100.0%
129
100.0%
12
100.0%
23
100.0%
20

348


Political party (I-PARTY)

REPUBLICAN DEMOCRAT INDEPENDENT OTHER TOTAL
FAVOR 53.9%
55
41.9%
54
43.8%
49
27.8%
5
45.2%
163
OPPOSE 46.1%
47
58.1%
75
56.3%
63
72.2%
13
54.8%
198
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
129
100.0%
112
100.0%
18

361


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than High School High School graduate Some college College graduate Post college graduate TOTAL
FAVOR 42.3%
11
43.0%
43
43.2%
38
45.3%
39
54.3%
38
45.7%
169
OPPOSE 57.7%
15
57.0%
57
56.8%
50
54.7%
47
45.7%
32
54.3%
201
TOTAL 100.0%
26
100.0%
100
100.0%
88
100.0%
86
100.0%
70

370


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $10,000 Less than $20,000 Less than $40,000 Less than $60,000 $60,000 or greater TOTAL
FAVOR 28.6%
4
37.0%
10
56.8%
25
39.4%
13
43.3%
13
43.9%
65
OPPOSE 71.4%
10
63.0%
17
43.2%
19
60.6%
20
56.7%
17
56.1%
83
TOTAL 100.0%
14
100.0%
27
100.0%
44
100.0%
33
100.0%
30

148

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