December 2006 Values Update Survey

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NEWTHRT

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. The growing number of newcomers from other countries threatens traditional American customs and values.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 17.9% 17.9%
Mostly agree 30.5% 48.4%
Mostly disagree 30% 78.4%
Completely disagree 15.6% 94%
Don't know 6.1% 100.1%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 10.3% 9.9% 17.5% 23.2% 24.1% 20.1% 17.8%
Mostly agree 31.2% 29.1% 32.1% 25.8% 33.2% 33.4% 30.6%
Mostly disagree 31.6% 39.6% 29.2% 33.3% 23.8% 22.8% 30.2%
Completely disagree 20.9% 20.7% 18.3% 12.5% 14.0% 7.9% 15.5%
Don't know 5.9% 0.6% 2.9% 5.2% 4.9% 15.8% 5.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 19.9% 16.0% 17.9%
Mostly agree 29.9% 31.0% 30.5%
Mostly disagree 30.0% 30.0% 30.0%
Completely disagree 16.3% 14.9% 15.6%
Don't know 3.8% 8.1% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
982


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Completely agree 19.6% 19.7% 19.4% 13.3% 17.9%
Mostly agree 25.9% 39.1% 27.9% 22.6% 30.3%
Mostly disagree 29.8% 26.9% 30.0% 34.8% 30.1%
Completely disagree 16.5% 8.5% 15.3% 25.5% 15.6%
Don't know 8.2% 5.9% 7.4% 3.8% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 24.8% 13.2% 18.0% 18.2%
Mostly agree 34.4% 28.2% 30.0% 30.6%
Mostly disagree 27.2% 30.5% 31.8% 30.2%
Completely disagree 10.0% 20.7% 14.8% 15.5%
Don't know 3.5% 7.3% 5.4% 5.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 17.9% 16.9% 18.9% 18.0%
Mostly agree 32.8% 30.6% 21.8% 30.7%
Mostly disagree 29.3% 25.1% 36.0% 30.0%
Completely disagree 14.5% 13.7% 20.9% 15.5%
Don't know 5.5% 13.7% 2.3% 5.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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