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2008 NZES Section F


ZPTYNUM F1: Number of Parties in Parliament

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Too Many 1351 50.0 50.6 50.6
2.00 About Right 901 33.4 33.8 84.4
3.00 Not Enough 59 2.2 2.2 86.6
9.00 DK 357 13.2 13.4 100.0
Total 2668 98.8 100.0
Missing System 32 1.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZMMPFPP F2: Hypothetical Voting Referendum

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Keep MMP 870 32.2 32.6 32.6
2.00 FPP 792 29.3 29.7 62.2
3.00 Alternative 275 10.2 10.3 72.6
4.00 STV 56 2.1 2.1 74.7
5.00 Preferential 6 .2 .2 74.9
6.00 PR general 1 .0 .0 74.9
7.00 Independents only 0 .0 .0 74.9
9.00 DK 669 24.8 25.1 100.0
Total 2669 98.8 100.0
Missing System 31 1.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZMORHAF F3: 40 Per Cent More than Half

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 About 40 per cent 1242 46.0 46.8 46.8
2.00 More Than Half 327 12.1 12.3 59.1
3.00 40 to 50 per cent 414 15.3 15.6 74.7
9.00 DK 671 24.8 25.3 100.0
Total 2654 98.3 100.0
Missing System 46 1.7

Total 2700 100.0


Z15PC F4: 15 Per Cent How Many Seats

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 About 15 per cent 1387 51.4 52.3 52.3
2.00 Less than 367 13.6 13.8 66.1
3.00 None at All 176 6.5 6.6 72.7
9.00 DK 723 26.8 27.3 100.0
Total 2654 98.3 100.0
Missing System 47 1.7

Total 2700 100.0


ZMINCOA F5: Single Party or Coalition Government

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Single Party 919 34.0 34.6 34.6
2.00 Coalition 1445 53.5 54.4 89.1
9.00 DK 290 10.7 10.9 100.0
Total 2654 98.3 100.0
Missing System 46 1.7

Total 2700 100.0


ZHAFSAM F6: Choice Between Single Party and Proportionality

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 More than Half 1107 41.0 42.1 42.1
2.00 Same Per Cent 1104 40.9 41.9 84.0
9.00 DK 422 15.6 16.0 100.0
Total 2634 97.5 100.0
Missing System 67 2.5

Total 2700 100.0


ZISSINT F7a: Parties Discuss Interesting Issues

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 268 9.9 10.2 10.2
2.00 Agree 1276 47.2 48.6 58.8
3.00 Neutral 499 18.5 19.0 77.8
4.00 Disagree 341 12.6 13.0 90.9
5.00 Strongly Disagree 55 2.0 2.1 92.9
9.00 DK 185 6.9 7.1 100.0
Total 2624 97.2 100.0
Missing System 76 2.8

Total 2700 100.0


ZPTYSAY F7b: Parties Should Declare Who Want to Work With

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 397 14.7 15.1 15.1
2.00 Agree 1509 55.9 57.3 72.4
3.00 Neutral 258 9.5 9.8 82.2
4.00 Disagree 239 8.9 9.1 91.3
5.00 Strongly Disagree 40 1.5 1.5 92.8
9.00 DK 189 7.0 7.2 100.0
Total 2633 97.5 100.0
Missing System 68 2.5

Total 2700 100.0


ZMSTVT F7c: MMP Most Votes Most Seats

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 193 7.1 7.4 7.4
2.00 Agree 1050 38.9 40.4 47.8
3.00 Neutral 278 10.3 10.7 58.6
4.00 Disagree 367 13.6 14.1 72.7
5.00 Strongly Disagree 56 2.1 2.1 74.8
9.00 DK 654 24.2 25.2 100.0
Total 2598 96.2 100.0
Missing System 103 3.8

Total 2700 100.0


ZMMPFR F7d: MMP is Fairer

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 260 9.6 9.9 9.9
2.00 Agree 758 28.1 29.0 38.9
3.00 Neutral 379 14.0 14.5 53.3
4.00 Disagree 500 18.5 19.1 72.4
5.00 Strongly Disagree 150 5.6 5.7 78.2
9.00 DK 572 21.2 21.8 100.0
Total 2619 97.0 100.0
Missing System 82 3.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZSTTFUN F7e: State Funding for Parties

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 94 3.5 3.6 3.6
2.00 Agree 376 13.9 14.5 18.1
3.00 Neutral 288 10.7 11.1 29.1
4.00 Disagree 871 32.3 33.5 62.6
5.00 Strongly Disagree 605 22.4 23.2 85.8
9.00 DK 369 13.7 14.2 100.0
Total 2603 96.4 100.0
Missing System 97 3.6

Total 2700 100.0


ZMINOR F8: A Government with More or Less than Half the Seats

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 More than Half 1486 55.0 57.0 57.0
2.00 Less Than Half 738 27.3 28.3 85.2
9.00 DK 385 14.3 14.8 100.0
Total 2609 96.6 100.0
Missing System 92 3.4

Total 2700 100.0


ZSTABLE F9a: One or More Than One Party Stability

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 One Party 1263 46.8 48.2 48.2
2.00 More than One 894 33.1 34.1 82.4
3.00 Same 199 7.4 7.6 90.0
9.00 DK 263 9.7 10.0 100.0
Total 2619 97.0 100.0
Missing System 82 3.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZTOUGH F9b: One or More Than One Party Tough Decisions

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 One Party 1119 41.4 42.9 42.9
2.00 More than One 1046 38.7 40.1 83.1
3.00 Same 209 7.7 8.0 91.1
9.00 DK 233 8.6 8.9 100.0
Total 2606 96.5 100.0
Missing System 94 3.5

Total 2700 100.0


ZPROM F9c: One or More Than One Party Keeping Promises

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 One Party 934 34.6 35.7 35.7
2.00 More than One 1121 41.5 42.9 78.6
3.00 Same 294 10.9 11.2 89.8
9.00 DK 265 9.8 10.2 100.0
Total 2614 96.8 100.0
Missing System 86 3.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZWANT F9d: One or More Than One Party People Want

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 One Party 601 22.3 23.1 23.1
2.00 More than One 1403 52.0 53.8 76.9
3.00 Same 321 11.9 12.3 89.2
9.00 DK 282 10.5 10.8 100.0
Total 2608 96.6 100.0
Missing System 93 3.4

Total 2700 100.0


ZUNDER F10: Easy or Hard to Understand MMP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Easy 428 15.8 16.2 16.2
2.00 482 17.8 18.2 34.4
3.00 637 23.6 24.1 58.4
4.00 480 17.8 18.1 76.5
5.00 Hard 399 14.8 15.1 91.6
9.00 DK 222 8.2 8.4 100.0
Total 2647 98.0 100.0
Missing System 53 2.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZTHRESH F11: Understanding of Threshold

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 5 PC or Electorate 1261 46.7 48.5 48.5
2.00 5 PCandElectorate 466 17.2 17.9 66.4
3.00 DK 0 .0 .0 66.4
9.00 874 32.4 33.6 100.0
Total 2601 96.3 100.0
Missing System 100 3.7

Total 2700 100.0


ZQUIZ1 F12a: Quiz Term of Parliament

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 True 614 22.7 23.4 23.4
2.00 False 1896 70.2 72.3 95.7
9.00 DK 114 4.2 4.3 100.0
Total 2624 97.2 100.0
Missing System 77 2.8

Total 2700 100.0


ZQUIZ2 F12b: Quiz Enrolment

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 True 1662 61.5 63.0 63.0
2.00 False 803 29.7 30.4 93.5
9.00 DK 172 6.4 6.5 100.0
Total 2637 97.6 100.0
Missing System 63 2.4

Total 2700 100.0


ZQUIZ3 F12c: Quiz Voter Eligibility

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 True 712 26.4 27.2 27.2
2.00 False 1480 54.8 56.6 83.9
9.00 DK 422 15.6 16.1 100.0
Total 2613 96.8 100.0
Missing System 87 3.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZQUIZ4 F12d: Quiz Interest Rates

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 True 987 36.6 37.7 37.7
2.00 False 908 33.6 34.7 72.4
9.00 DK 723 26.8 27.6 100.0
Total 2618 97.0 100.0
Missing System 82 3.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZQUIZ5 F12e: Quiz WTO

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 True 1991 73.7 75.6 75.6
2.00 False 51 1.9 1.9 77.5
9.00 DK 592 21.9 22.5 100.0
Total 2635 97.6 100.0
Missing System 65 2.4

Total 2700 100.0





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