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CIRP Survey: Political Goals and Future Actions

 
CIRP Freshman Survey
Table 6F: Political Goals and Future Actions
Please indicate the importance to you personally of each of the following.  Miami University - Historical Trends   Current Results: 2013
2009 2010 2011 2012   Miami University Public Universities - High Selectivity
Influencing the political structure
  Essential
8.1% NA 6.3% 5.8%   6.8% 6.7%
Very important 15.1% NA 13.8% 13.7%   13.8% 13.1%
Somewhat important 37.8% NA 38.7% 40.0%   38.1% 38.8%
Not important 39.0% NA 41.2% 40.6%   41.3% 41.4%
Mean 1.92 NA 1.85 1.85   1.86 1.85
Standard deviation 0.93 NA 0.88 0.87   0.90 0.89
Keeping up to date with political affairs
  Essential
14.3% NA 11.0% 12.0%   12.8% 13.0%
Very important 30.4% NA 26.4% 26.4%   27.4% 27.9%
Somewhat important 35.0% NA 37.0% 38.6%   37.7% 39.6%
Not important 20.3% NA 25.6% 22.9%   22.1% 19.5%
Mean 2.39 NA 2.23 2.28   2.31 2.34
Standard deviation 0.96 NA 0.95 0.95   0.95 0.94
What is your best guess as to the chances that you will participate in student government?
    Very good chance
8.3% NA 6.8% 6.1%   6.7% 6.7%
Some chance 26.6% NA 28.7% 25.4%   27.0% 27.5%
Very little chance 40.0% NA 40.0% 40.8%   42.3% 42.3%
No chance 25.1% NA 24.5% 27.7%   24.0% 23.6%
Mean 2.18 NA 2.18 2.10   2.16 2.17
Standard deviation 0.90 NA 0.88 0.87   0.87 0.86

 

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