December 2006 Values Update Survey

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GOODEVIL

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? There are clear guidelines about what's good or evil that apply to everyone regardless of their situation.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 38.6% 38.6%
Mostly agree 40% 78.6%
Mostly disagree 11.2% 89.8%
Completely disagree 6.8% 96.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 99.9%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 23.8% 41.1% 37.6% 42.4% 41.6% 42.6% 38.8%
Mostly agree 51.5% 37.2% 42.0% 39.6% 38.4% 34.0% 40.1%
Mostly disagree 15.0% 7.1% 11.2% 11.2% 13.1% 11.4% 11.2%
Completely disagree 8.8% 9.9% 6.8% 4.4% 5.2% 5.9% 6.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 4.7% 2.4% 2.3% 1.6% 6.2% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 36.3% 40.8% 38.6%
Mostly agree 41.0% 39.2% 40.1%
Mostly disagree 11.7% 10.6% 11.1%
Completely disagree 7.1% 6.6% 6.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 2.8% 3.3%
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 40.8% 44.7% 38.5% 30.3% 38.8%
Mostly agree 34.3% 40.8% 42.3% 40.4% 40.1%
Mostly disagree 11.8% 7.6% 11.9% 14.7% 11.1%
Completely disagree 6.2% 4.8% 5.8% 10.6% 6.8%
Don't know/Refused 6.9% 2.0% 1.5% 3.9% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 47.0% 37.2% 36.6% 39.3%
Mostly agree 38.8% 37.7% 41.9% 39.7%
Mostly disagree 6.1% 14.8% 10.8% 11.1%
Completely disagree 5.2% 7.9% 7.4% 7.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 2.4% 3.3% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 37.9% 57.3% 31.3% 38.8%
Mostly agree 40.3% 28.9% 45.7% 40.1%
Mostly disagree 11.8% 8.0% 10.4% 11.1%
Completely disagree 7.2% 5.8% 6.3% 6.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 0.0% 6.3% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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