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Q4C: Why few Black coaches: Whites better at coaching

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 are naturally better at playing sports than Whites, but Whites are naturally better at coaching and management than Blacks.

1 Agree 12518.7%
2 Disagree 50575.4%
Missing Data
8 DK/No Opinion 284.2%
9 NA/Refused 121.8%
Total 670 100%

Based upon 630 valid cases out of 670 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 1.80
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 2.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 2
  • standard deviation: 0.40

Location: 44-44 (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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