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Q4A: Why few Black coaches: too much time playing sports

As you may know, many professional atheletes are Black, but very few professionl team coaches are Black. I'm going to read some possible reasons why this occurs. For each reason, tell me whether you agree or disagree. A possible reason is that Blacks spend too much time playing sports and not enough time learning coaching and other managerial skills.

1 Agree 27741.3%
2 Disagree 33349.7%
Missing Data
8 DK/No Opinion 497.3%
9 NA/Refused 111.6%
Total 670 100%

Based upon 610 valid cases out of 670 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 1.55
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 2.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 2
  • standard deviation: 0.50

Location: 42-42 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: 8 , 9


Source: This variable was taken from: ABC News "Nightline" Jackie Robinson Poll, February 1997.

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