December 2006 Values Update Survey

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SRCHTERR

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? The police should be allowed to search the houses of people who might be sympathetic to terrorists without a court order.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 17.8% 17.8%
Mostly agree 20.4% 38.2%
Mostly disagree 24.9% 63.1%
Completely disagree 34.6% 97.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 100%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 15.8% 15.7% 18.4% 17.4% 17.0% 21.3% 17.7%
Mostly agree 23.1% 25.4% 23.1% 20.1% 14.4% 16.4% 20.6%
Mostly disagree 28.8% 21.5% 25.7% 24.0% 25.9% 24.4% 24.8%
Completely disagree 31.2% 34.3% 31.6% 36.7% 39.0% 35.2% 34.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 3.1% 1.2% 1.8% 3.6% 2.8% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 17.9% 17.5% 17.7%
Mostly agree 18.1% 22.8% 20.5%
Mostly disagree 26.4% 23.4% 24.9%
Completely disagree 35.2% 34.1% 34.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 2.2% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1025


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Completely agree 24.6% 24.2% 14.6% 8.7% 17.9%
Mostly agree 26.6% 21.0% 19.4% 17.8% 20.5%
Mostly disagree 18.7% 22.6% 29.2% 27.4% 24.9%
Completely disagree 26.6% 30.5% 34.0% 44.3% 34.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 1.7% 2.7% 1.8% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 21.2% 15.9% 17.2% 17.7%
Mostly agree 25.6% 15.2% 20.7% 19.9%
Mostly disagree 23.5% 24.7% 25.9% 24.9%
Completely disagree 25.6% 43.2% 34.6% 35.5%
Don't know/Refused 4.2% 1.0% 1.6% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 17.5% 19.0% 18.8% 17.9%
Mostly agree 19.6% 19.0% 24.7% 20.5%
Mostly disagree 25.7% 20.4% 25.5% 25.1%
Completely disagree 34.8% 41.6% 28.6% 34.4%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 0.0% 2.3% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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