December 2006 Values Update Survey

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TAXUNFR

(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 tax system is unfair to people like me.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 19.5% 19.5%
Mostly agree 28.7% 48.2%
Mostly disagree 37.2% 85.4%
Completely disagree 9.9% 95.3%
Don't know 4.7% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 17.5% 22.6% 18.8% 27.9% 14.7% 13.0% 19.5%
Mostly agree 30.2% 29.2% 30.8% 24.5% 30.1% 28.8% 28.8%
Mostly disagree 37.3% 37.3% 37.9% 32.6% 41.3% 39.1% 37.4%
Completely disagree 9.1% 9.3% 7.3% 13.3% 9.4% 10.9% 10.0%
Don't know 6.0% 1.5% 5.2% 1.8% 4.5% 8.2% 4.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 18.2% 20.5% 19.4%
Mostly agree 30.9% 26.7% 28.7%
Mostly disagree 35.2% 39.0% 37.2%
Completely disagree 12.5% 7.6% 9.9%
Don't know 3.2% 6.2% 4.8%
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 23.5% 20.6% 20.0% 15.6% 19.5%
Mostly agree 25.9% 32.4% 29.1% 24.3% 28.6%
Mostly disagree 31.4% 33.2% 36.8% 46.0% 37.2%
Completely disagree 12.5% 8.7% 10.5% 9.9% 10.0%
Don't know 6.7% 5.1% 3.5% 4.2% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 17.0% 17.2% 21.9% 19.2%
Mostly agree 21.4% 35.7% 28.9% 29.1%
Mostly disagree 45.0% 35.1% 35.7% 37.8%
Completely disagree 12.7% 8.5% 9.4% 10.0%
Don't know 3.9% 3.5% 4.1% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 18.6% 18.7% 23.5% 19.5%
Mostly agree 27.3% 38.8% 27.6% 28.6%
Mostly disagree 40.3% 24.2% 33.7% 37.4%
Completely disagree 10.5% 7.8% 9.3% 10.0%
Don't know 3.3% 10.5% 5.8% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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