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Middletown Area Study, 1988 - Analysis

CHRPUBO

Let me now ask you a few more questions about other religious matters. For the first four questions, please indicate how much you agree or disagree with each statement. -- Question 3; 'Public officials have an obligation to be directed by moral teachings of their church.'
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Strongly agree246.1%6.1%-1.57
2) Agree18647.1%53.2%-0.75
3) Neutral287.1%60.3%0.08
4) Disagree12932.7%92.9%0.90
5) Strongly disagree164.1%97.0%1.73
6) Don't know123.0%100.0%2.55
Missing6
Total Unweighted N = 395





Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Strongly agree3.2%
6
8.7%
18
06.1%
24
Agree49.2%
92
44.9%
93
147.0%
185
Neutral7.5%
14
6.8%
14
07.1%
28
Disagree32.1%
60
33.3%
69
032.7%
129
Strongly disagree5.9%
11
2.4%
5
04.1%
16
Don't know2.1%
4
3.9%
8
03.0%
12
Missing2470
Total 100%
187
100%
207
   
394

Marital status (I-MARITAL)

 MarriedWidowedDivorced or separatedNever marriedMissingTotal
Strongly agree7.0%
17
9.8%
4
2.5%
1
2.9%
2
06.1%
24
Agree47.1%
115
53.7%
22
47.5%
19
42.9%
30
047.1%
186
Neutral8.2%
20
7.3%
3
7.5%
3
2.9%
2
07.1%
28
Disagree30.7%
75
26.8%
11
32.5%
13
42.9%
30
032.7%
129
Strongly disagree4.1%
10
0.0%
0
5.0%
2
5.7%
4
04.1%
16
Don't know2.9%
7
2.4%
1
5.0%
2
2.9%
2
03.0%
12
Missing221160
Total 100%
244
100%
41
100%
40
100%
70
   
395

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh school graduateSome college or trade schoolCollege graduateGraduate schoolMissingTotal
Strongly agree7.8%
4
9.4%
15
4.9%
4
0.0%
0
2.7%
1
06.1%
24
Agree56.9%
29
45.9%
73
48.8%
40
44.6%
29
40.5%
15
047.2%
186
Neutral5.9%
3
8.2%
13
2.4%
2
10.8%
7
5.4%
2
16.9%
27
Disagree25.5%
13
29.6%
47
37.8%
31
40.0%
26
32.4%
12
032.7%
129
Strongly disagree0.0%
0
1.9%
3
4.9%
4
4.6%
3
16.2%
6
04.1%
16
Don't know3.9%
2
5.0%
8
1.2%
1
0.0%
0
2.7%
1
03.0%
12
Missing1401070
Total 100%
51
100%
159
100%
82
100%
65
100%
37
   
394

Age (I-AGE)

 18-2930-3940-4950-6465 & olderMissingTotal
Strongly agree4.9%
4
5.8%
5
4.2%
3
5.6%
5
10.6%
7
06.1%
24
Agree40.2%
33
53.5%
46
42.3%
30
47.2%
42
51.5%
34
147.0%
185
Neutral7.3%
6
4.7%
4
9.9%
7
7.9%
7
6.1%
4
07.1%
28
Disagree41.5%
34
30.2%
26
31.0%
22
34.8%
31
24.2%
16
032.7%
129
Strongly disagree3.7%
3
3.5%
3
11.3%
8
0.0%
0
3.0%
2
04.1%
16
Don't know2.4%
2
2.3%
2
1.4%
1
4.5%
4
4.5%
3
03.0%
12
Missing2011270
Total 100%
82
100%
86
100%
71
100%
89
100%
66
   
394

Household income (I-INCOME)

 $10,000 & less$10,001-$20,000$20,001-$30,000$30,001-$50,000Over $50,000MissingTotal
Strongly agree8.1%
6
7.9%
5
4.3%
3
7.9%
7
1.7%
1
26.2%
22
Agree43.2%
32
49.2%
31
47.8%
33
47.2%
42
44.1%
26
2246.3%
164
Neutral8.1%
6
11.1%
7
5.8%
4
2.2%
2
13.6%
8
17.6%
27
Disagree32.4%
24
27.0%
17
34.8%
24
37.1%
33
32.2%
19
1233.1%
117
Strongly disagree4.1%
3
3.2%
2
2.9%
2
3.4%
3
6.8%
4
24.0%
14
Don't know4.1%
3
1.6%
1
4.3%
3
2.2%
2
1.7%
1
22.8%
10
Missing03200471
Total 100%
74
100%
63
100%
69
100%
89
100%
59
   
354

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 CatholicProtestantChristianNoneOther/Don't knowMissingTotal
Strongly agree2.9%
2
7.7%
15
4.8%
4
3.2%
1
22.2%
2
06.2%
24
Agree54.3%
38
48.0%
94
47.0%
39
35.5%
11
33.3%
3
147.6%
185
Neutral4.3%
3
8.7%
17
7.2%
6
6.5%
2
0.0%
0
07.2%
28
Disagree32.9%
23
28.1%
55
34.9%
29
51.6%
16
22.2%
2
432.1%
125
Strongly disagree4.3%
3
3.6%
7
3.6%
3
3.2%
1
22.2%
2
04.1%
16
Don't know1.4%
1
4.1%
8
2.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.8%
11
Missing04200120
Total 100%
70
100%
196
100%
83
100%
31
100%
9
   
389

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