General Social Survey 2012 Cross-Section and Panel Combined, (Inapplicable Responses Coded as Missing)

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How do you and your spouse/partner organize the income that one or both of you receive? Please choose the option that comes closest
  1) I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share
  2) My partner manages all the money and gives me my share
  3) We pool all the money and each take out what we need
  4) We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate
  5) We each keep our own money separate
  8) Don't know
  9) No answer

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 111 15.9% 15.9% -1.43
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 90 12.9% 28.7% -.71
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 338 48.3% 77% .01
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 67 9.6% 86.6% .73
We each keep our own money separate 81 11.6% 98.1% 1.45
Don't know 4 .6% 98.7% 3.61
No answer 9 1.3% 100% 4.33

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75 or older TOTAL
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 11.4%
9
19.0%
47
14.0%
29
15.7%
19
15.6%
7
15.9%
111
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 12.7%
10
10.1%
25
14.5%
30
18.2%
22
6.7%
3
12.9%
90
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 46.8%
37
46.6%
115
51.7%
107
46.3%
56
48.9%
22
48.2%
337
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 12.7%
10
12.1%
30
5.3%
11
10.7%
13
6.7%
3
9.6%
67
We each keep our own money separate 16.5%
13
10.5%
26
13.0%
27
6.6%
8
15.6%
7
11.6%
81
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.5%
1
0.8%
1
2.2%
1
0.6%
4
No answer 0.0%
0
1.2%
3
1.0%
2
1.7%
2
4.4%
2
1.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
79
100.0%
247
100.0%
207
100.0%
121
100.0%
45

699


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Less than once a year Once a year Several times a year One to three times a month Nearly every week Once a week or more TOTAL
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 19.2%
38
14.0%
12
11.1%
8
16.0%
16
16.0%
4
14.9%
32
15.8%
110
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 11.6%
23
11.6%
10
18.1%
13
15.0%
15
12.0%
3
12.1%
26
12.9%
90
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 40.4%
80
46.5%
40
45.8%
33
48.0%
48
68.0%
17
54.9%
118
48.3%
336
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 11.6%
23
12.8%
11
6.9%
5
10.0%
10
4.0%
1
7.9%
17
9.6%
67
We each keep our own money separate 15.2%
30
14.0%
12
16.7%
12
10.0%
10
0.0%
0
7.9%
17
11.6%
81
Don't know 1.0%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.9%
2
0.6%
4
No answer 1.0%
2
1.2%
1
1.4%
1
1.0%
1
0.0%
0
1.4%
3
1.1%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
198
100.0%
86
100.0%
72
100.0%
100
100.0%
25
100.0%
215

696


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Extremely liberal or liberal Slightly liberal Moderate Slightly conservative Extremely conservative or conservative TOTAL
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 19.6%
19
14.5%
10
14.8%
38
15.7%
16
14.8%
21
15.6%
104
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 10.3%
10
8.7%
6
15.2%
39
11.8%
12
14.1%
20
13.0%
87
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 46.4%
45
46.4%
32
45.5%
117
51.0%
52
55.6%
79
48.7%
325
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 7.2%
7
14.5%
10
10.1%
26
12.7%
13
5.6%
8
9.6%
64
We each keep our own money separate 15.5%
15
15.9%
11
13.2%
34
7.8%
8
7.0%
10
11.7%
78
Don't know 1.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
1
0.3%
2
No answer 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.2%
3
1.0%
1
2.1%
3
1.0%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
97
100.0%
69
100.0%
257
100.0%
102
100.0%
142

667


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 15.4%
85
14.7%
11
20.8%
15
15.9%
111
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 11.8%
65
16.0%
12
18.1%
13
12.9%
90
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 51.9%
287
34.7%
26
34.7%
25
48.3%
338
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 8.9%
49
13.3%
10
11.1%
8
9.6%
67
We each keep our own money separate 9.9%
55
20.0%
15
15.3%
11
11.6%
81
Don't know 0.7%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.6%
4
No answer 1.4%
8
1.3%
1
0.0%
0
1.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
553
100.0%
75
100.0%
72

700


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 13.3%
44
18.8%
29
30.8%
4
15.9%
21
19.1%
13
15.9%
111
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 13.3%
44
14.3%
22
7.7%
1
9.8%
13
14.7%
10
12.9%
90
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 51.2%
169
46.8%
72
38.5%
5
45.5%
60
44.1%
30
48.2%
336
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 9.7%
32
8.4%
13
0.0%
0
9.1%
12
13.2%
9
9.5%
66
We each keep our own money separate 9.7%
32
10.4%
16
23.1%
3
18.2%
24
8.8%
6
11.6%
81
Don't know 0.9%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.8%
1
0.0%
0
0.6%
4
No answer 1.8%
6
1.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.8%
1
0.0%
0
1.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
330
100.0%
154
100.0%
13
100.0%
132
100.0%
68

697


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share 15.0%
48
16.5%
63
15.9%
111
My partner manages all the money and gives me my share 16.0%
51
10.2%
39
12.9%
90
We pool all the money and each take out what we need 48.3%
154
48.3%
184
48.3%
338
We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate 9.1%
29
10.0%
38
9.6%
67
We each keep our own money separate 9.4%
30
13.4%
51
11.6%
81
Don't know 0.9%
3
0.3%
1
0.6%
4
No answer 1.3%
4
1.3%
5
1.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
319
100.0%
381

700

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