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Use survey data to understand attitudes toward premarital sex and learn how to analyze data tables to discover demographic trends.
This activity is used in a General Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity looks attitudes towards premarital sex in the U.S. by race, sex, age, political party and education.
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This activity uses General Social Survey data provided on the Wadsworth Publishing Company website. See instructions in the exercise documents under teaching materials to open the data analyzer.
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