1 Antecedents of Economic System Justification

1.1 Social Class

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by SES

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by SES





Economic System Justification as grouped by SES
SES N Mean SD
Poor 38 -0.29 0.93
Lower Middle Class 298 -0.19 1.00
Middle Middle Class 679 -0.04 0.98
Upper Middle Class 395 0.15 0.99
Rich 90 0.43 1.05

1.2 Gender

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Gender

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Gender





Economic System Justification as grouped by Gender
Gender N Mean SD
Female 760 -0.23 0.97
Male 740 0.24 0.97

1.3 Age

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Age

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Age





Economic System Justification as grouped by Age
Age N Mean SD
25-34 years 264 -0.36 1.00
18-24 years 193 -0.10 0.98
35-44 years 263 -0.06 1.02
45-54 years 292 -0.05 0.95
55-64 years 234 0.04 0.95
65+ 254 0.53 0.90

1.4 Education

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Education

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Education





Economic System Justification as grouped by Education
Education N Mean SD
Some college 471 -0.10 1.03
High-school 475 -0.07 0.89
Less than High-school 51 -0.05 1.05
Bachelor 310 0.14 1.04
Graduate 193 0.20 1.08

1.5 Income Levels

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Income Levels

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Income Levels





Economic System Justification as grouped by Income Levels
Income Levels N Mean SD
Less than $15,000 178 -0.25 1.03
$15,000-$24,999 180 -0.17 0.91
$35,000-$49,999 227 -0.12 0.91
$25,000-$34,999 176 -0.09 0.98
$50,000-$74,999 292 0.02 1.02
$75,000-$99,999 192 0.10 0.99
$100,000-$149,999 160 0.33 0.94
$150,000 + 95 0.41 1.10

1.6 Ethnicity

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Ethnicity

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Ethnicity





Economic System Justification as grouped by Ethnicity
Ethnicity N Mean SD
Black/African America 115 -0.49 0.84
Other 18 -0.27 0.86
Native American 13 -0.26 0.97
Latino 88 -0.22 0.94
Caucasian/European origin 1237 0.06 1.01
Asian/Pacific Islander 29 0.24 0.79

1.7 Occupation

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Occupation

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Occupation





Economic System Justification as grouped by Occupation
Occupation N Mean SD
Unemployed 146 -0.41 1.09
Student 85 -0.23 1.11
Disabled 98 -0.12 0.96
Parent 104 -0.08 1.07
Full-time caregiver 31 -0.05 0.59
Employed 768 0.01 0.98
Retired 268 0.36 0.87

1.8 Area

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Area

Figure X. Economic System Justification as grouped by Area





Economic System Justification as grouped by Area
Area N Mean SD
Urban 955 -0.09 1.01
Rural 545 0.16 0.96






2 Concomitants of Economic System Justification

2.1 Political Orientation

Figure X. Economic System Justification & Political Orientation

Figure X. Economic System Justification & Political Orientation