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Harris 1979 ABC News Survey, No.792113 - Analysis

PRSTMRRY

ASKED OF THOSE WHOSE SAID THEIR RELIGION WAS PROTESTANT, JEWISH, OTHER, NONE, OR NOT SURE: Do you feel strongly opposed to the Catholic Church's not allowing priests to marry, only somewhat opposed, or not opposed at all?
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Strongly opposed26224.9%24.9%-1.42
2) Only somewhat opposed24122.9%47.7%-0.39
3) Not opposed at all44542.2%89.9%0.65
4) Not sure10610.1%100.0%1.68
Missing443
Total Unweighted N = 1054





Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Strongly opposed23.4%
120
26.2%
142
024.9%
262
Only somewhat opposed22.3%
114
23.4%
127
022.9%
241
Not opposed at all45.3%
232
39.3%
213
042.2%
445
Not sure9.0%
46
11.1%
60
010.1%
106
Missing2312124430
Total 100%
512
100%
542
   
1054

Region (I-REGION)

 EastSouthMidwestWestMissingTotal
Strongly opposed26.4%
60
25.9%
93
25.9%
76
19.0%
33
024.9%
262
Only somewhat opposed24.7%
56
20.3%
73
21.1%
62
28.7%
50
022.9%
241
Not opposed at all39.6%
90
44.0%
158
41.8%
123
42.5%
74
042.2%
445
Not sure9.3%
21
9.7%
35
11.2%
33
9.8%
17
010.1%
106
Missing17774113794430
Total 100%
227
100%
359
100%
294
100%
174
   
1054

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishOtherNoneMissingTotal
Strongly opposed25.2%
203
0.0%
0
19.6%
11
25.3%
22
25.5%
25
124.8%
261
Only somewhat opposed23.9%
193
25.0%
1
16.1%
9
19.5%
17
21.4%
21
022.9%
241
Not opposed at all41.6%
335
75.0%
3
50.0%
28
42.5%
37
41.8%
41
142.2%
444
Not sure9.3%
75
0.0%
0
14.3%
8
12.6%
11
11.2%
11
110.0%
105
Missing341900044621
Total 100%
806
100%
4
100%
56
100%
87
100%
98
   
1051

Age (I-AGE)

 18-2425-3435-4445-6465+MissingTotal
Strongly opposed33.1%
49
31.7%
77
19.8%
50
21.0%
85
16.7%
1
024.9%
262
Only somewhat opposed27.0%
40
27.2%
66
22.5%
57
19.3%
78
0.0%
0
022.9%
241
Not opposed at all33.8%
50
38.3%
93
46.6%
118
44.6%
180
66.7%
4
042.2%
445
Not sure6.1%
9
2.9%
7
11.1%
28
15.1%
61
16.7%
1
010.1%
106
Missing721249814344432
Total 100%
148
100%
243
100%
253
100%
404
100%
6
   
1054

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high school (includes 'no formal education', '1st through 7th grade', '8th grade', and 'some high school')High school graduateSome college (includes 'two-year college graduate')College graduate (includes 'four-year college graduate' and 'trade/technical/vocational after high school')PostgraduateMissingTotal
Strongly opposed25.0%
45
23.4%
82
26.2%
65
26.9%
42
22.9%
27
124.8%
261
Only somewhat opposed15.0%
27
21.1%
74
24.2%
60
23.7%
37
36.4%
43
022.9%
241
Not opposed at all45.6%
82
41.9%
147
44.4%
110
42.3%
66
33.9%
40
042.3%
445
Not sure14.4%
26
13.7%
48
5.2%
13
7.1%
11
6.8%
8
010.1%
106
Missing721659872314445
Total 100%
180
100%
351
100%
248
100%
156
100%
118
   
1053

Race (I-RACE)

 White, but not HispanicBlack, but not HispanicSpanish-American (Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Central or South American)Asian (Oriental) or Pacific IslanderAmerican Indian or Alaskan nativeMissingTotal
Strongly opposed23.3%
209
36.1%
43
33.3%
2
25.0%
3
25.0%
2
324.8%
259
Only somewhat opposed22.9%
206
26.1%
31
0.0%
0
25.0%
3
12.5%
1
023.1%
241
Not opposed at all44.3%
398
26.1%
31
66.7%
4
33.3%
4
62.5%
5
342.4%
442
Not sure9.5%
85
11.8%
14
0.0%
0
16.7%
2
0.0%
0
59.7%
101
Missing3751932624549
Total 100%
898
100%
119
100%
6
100%
12
100%
8
   
1043

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