December 2006 Values Update Survey

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GOVINFO

(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. I am concerned that the government is collecting too much information about 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 28.2% 28.2%
Mostly agree 31.8% 60%
Mostly disagree 27.6% 87.6%
Completely disagree 8.9% 96.5%
Don't know 3.5% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 26.1% 24.0% 26.0% 36.2% 23.2% 30.1% 27.9%
Mostly agree 31.2% 34.5% 33.6% 26.3% 35.4% 32.8% 32.2%
Mostly disagree 34.8% 23.7% 30.7% 26.8% 27.4% 23.7% 27.6%
Completely disagree 7.1% 15.3% 7.0% 8.6% 7.0% 7.6% 8.8%
Don't know 0.8% 2.4% 2.6% 2.1% 7.0% 5.8% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 28.3% 28.1% 28.2%
Mostly agree 32.4% 31.3% 31.8%
Mostly disagree 25.7% 29.3% 27.6%
Completely disagree 11.0% 6.9% 8.9%
Don't know 2.6% 4.4% 3.5%
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 35.3% 29.8% 26.5% 23.7% 28.1%
Mostly agree 34.1% 33.7% 28.2% 31.4% 31.8%
Mostly disagree 23.1% 23.1% 30.9% 33.0% 27.6%
Completely disagree 5.1% 9.0% 9.5% 10.0% 8.9%
Don't know 2.4% 4.4% 4.9% 1.9% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 14.6% 31.5% 32.4% 27.7%
Mostly agree 24.2% 36.2% 34.8% 32.6%
Mostly disagree 39.7% 28.0% 21.4% 28.0%
Completely disagree 18.1% 2.4% 8.0% 8.8%
Don't know 3.5% 1.7% 3.4% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 24.7% 40.4% 32.3% 27.8%
Mostly agree 30.4% 38.5% 34.9% 32.0%
Mostly disagree 30.8% 18.3% 20.9% 27.7%
Completely disagree 10.3% 1.4% 8.4% 9.0%
Don't know 3.9% 1.4% 3.5% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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