December 2006 Values Update Survey

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RCHRCHER

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? Today it's really true that the rich just get richer while the poor get poorer.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 36.6% 36.6%
Mostly agree 36% 72.6%
Mostly disagree 18.2% 90.8%
Completely disagree 7% 97.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 100%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 41.0% 41.3% 30.0% 35.2% 31.9% 42.3% 36.6%
Mostly agree 36.0% 28.5% 36.3% 45.3% 39.8% 30.2% 36.1%
Mostly disagree 17.6% 18.0% 21.8% 14.3% 18.1% 19.1% 18.2%
Completely disagree 4.2% 9.1% 11.9% 3.6% 6.3% 5.2% 7.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 3.1% 0.0% 1.6% 3.9% 3.1% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 35.3% 37.8% 36.6%
Mostly agree 36.2% 35.9% 36.0%
Mostly disagree 18.0% 18.4% 18.2%
Completely disagree 8.2% 5.8% 7.0%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 2.1% 2.2%
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 44.6% 43.8% 37.3% 22.2% 36.6%
Mostly agree 34.3% 32.2% 32.9% 44.7% 36.0%
Mostly disagree 11.1% 14.9% 21.5% 23.9% 18.3%
Completely disagree 8.3% 7.0% 5.4% 7.8% 7.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 2.1% 2.9% 1.4% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 17.6% 47.8% 39.1% 37.0%
Mostly agree 34.5% 37.4% 34.1% 35.4%
Mostly disagree 31.1% 9.5% 19.8% 18.9%
Completely disagree 13.0% 3.6% 4.9% 6.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 1.7% 2.0% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 34.2% 47.6% 40.6% 36.8%
Mostly agree 36.5% 34.7% 34.9% 36.0%
Mostly disagree 20.0% 8.9% 16.1% 18.1%
Completely disagree 7.1% 6.2% 6.5% 6.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 2.7% 1.8% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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