Some furthur evidence on the determinants of sex-role attitudes
This thesis employed secondary analysis of data compiled by the National Opinion Research Center. The sample consisted of 1,530 respondents which were selected by full probability sampling techniques from the universe of the total non-institutionalized English speaking population of the continental United States, eighteen years of age or older.In order to research sex-role attitudes two dependent variables were chosen, FEFAM and FEPRESCH. On the FEFAM questions respondents were asked to agree or disagree with the statement "It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the achiever outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family." On the FEPRESCH item respondents were asked to agree or disagree with the statement "A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works." Two models were created one with selected characteristics for the total sample, the other with selected characteristics for the total sample, the other with selected characteristics for women only. The log-linear technique was employed to estimate these models. Through the use of this statistical procedure the magnitude and the nature of the effects of the independent variables on the dependent variables was calculated.