December 2006 Values Update Survey

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UNIONPRT

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? Labor unions are necessary to protect the working person.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 26.9% 26.9%
Mostly agree 41.3% 68.2%
Mostly disagree 18.8% 87%
Completely disagree 9.1% 96.1%
Don't know/Refused 4% 100.1%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 22.6% 32.4% 26.8% 24.2% 23.3% 30.8% 26.9%
Mostly agree 50.2% 39.2% 39.6% 41.7% 42.6% 37.8% 41.4%
Mostly disagree 17.2% 12.3% 20.0% 22.7% 21.0% 20.0% 18.9%
Completely disagree 6.9% 11.0% 9.9% 9.1% 9.8% 6.2% 9.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 5.2% 3.6% 2.3% 3.3% 5.2% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 26.0% 27.7% 26.9%
Mostly agree 39.6% 42.9% 41.3%
Mostly disagree 20.9% 16.7% 18.8%
Completely disagree 10.4% 7.9% 9.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 4.8% 4.0%
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 37.9% 30.1% 20.2% 22.7% 26.9%
Mostly agree 45.2% 38.6% 44.6% 40.1% 41.3%
Mostly disagree 6.2% 16.6% 23.8% 24.1% 18.8%
Completely disagree 5.5% 10.3% 8.1% 10.3% 9.1%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 4.4% 3.3% 2.8% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 19.1% 37.7% 21.8% 26.8%
Mostly agree 33.6% 42.0% 45.1% 41.2%
Mostly disagree 29.4% 11.0% 19.7% 19.0%
Completely disagree 11.1% 6.7% 9.1% 8.8%
Don't know/Refused 6.7% 2.4% 4.3% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 22.1% 39.6% 37.7% 26.9%
Mostly agree 40.2% 44.0% 46.1% 41.7%
Mostly disagree 22.0% 11.1% 10.2% 18.6%
Completely disagree 10.5% 5.3% 5.0% 8.9%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 0.0% 1.0% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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