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Disciplining a Child 08/24/05
SORT ► Sorted By: "OK To Wash Mouth Out With Soap"
Sorted By: "OK To Spank A Kid"
Sorted By: "OK for Teacher To Spank Student"
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Disciplining a Child 08/24/05
"Do you think it is OK to wash a child's mouth out with soap?"
"Do you think it is OK to spank a child?"      
"Do you think it is OK for a school teacher
to spank a student?"
       
        Alphabetized            
#       State     Yes Yes Yes
1   Alabama 52% 87% 31%
2   Alaska 21% 72% 36%
3   Arizona 13% 70% 35%
4   Arkansas 53% 86% 33%
5   California 15% 65% 30%
6   Colorado 17% 72% 33%
7   Connecticut 9% 59% 28%
8   Delaware 16% 71% 26%
9   Florida 28% 74% 32%
10   Georgia 32% 82% 30%
11   Hawaii 19% 68% 23%
12   Idaho 23% 76% 46%
13   Illinois 17% 70% 30%
14   Indiana 33% 79% 40%
15   Iowa 21% 70% 40%
16   Kansas 24% 75% 38%
17   Kentucky 41% 80% 29%
18   Louisiana 41% 81% 29%
19   Maine 14% 64% 25%
20   Maryland 18% 73% 23%
21   Massachusetts 9% 57% 23%
22   Michigan 18% 72% 35%
23   Minnesota 15% 63% 34%
24   Mississippi 53% 83% 26%
25   Missouri 25% 75% 33%
26   Montana 23% 76% 41%
27   Nebraska 17% 73% 39%
28   Nevada 19% 75% 38%
29   New Hampshire 8% 60% 26%
30   New Jersey 10% 61% 27%
31   New Mexico 25% 71% 31%
32   New York 13% 62% 26%
33   North Carolina 35% 75% 26%
34   North Dakota 16% 69% 36%
35   Ohio 31% 76% 37%
36   Oklahoma 46% 82% 33%
37   Oregon 16% 67% 36%
38   Pennsylvania 19% 70% 29%
39   Rhode Island 9% 59% 24%
40   South Carolina 31% 80% 27%
41   South Dakota 20% 73% 38%
42   Tennessee 51% 84% 30%
43   Texas 32% 76% 33%
44   Utah 15% 65% 38%
45   Vermont 9% 55% 26%
46   Virginia 25% 75% 29%
47   Washington 16% 73% 37%
48   West Virginia 37% 78% 26%
49   Wisconsin 13% 68% 31%
50   Wyoming 26% 80% 45%
Weighted Average 23% 72% 31%
('Weighted Average' means each state is weighted proportionally to its share of USA population. For example, California, the most populated state, is given 71 times the weight of WY the least populated state, in a weighted avg.)
Unweighted Average 24% 72% 32%
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight, or 1/50th of the total. Population density is not taken into account).
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600 adults age 18+ in each of the 50 states were interviewed 08/12/05 to 08/14/05. You must credit SurveyUSA of Verona NJ if you broadcast, print, or cite these results in whole or part. Click on each state to open link which contains the margin of sampling error and a complete statement of methodology.
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