December 2006 Values Update Survey

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NOCASH

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? I often don't have enough money to make ends meet.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 19.7% 19.7%
Mostly agree 24.5% 44.2%
Mostly disagree 34.6% 78.8%
Completely disagree 19.1% 97.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 100%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 22.6% 18.6% 18.2% 25.0% 14.5% 20.1% 19.8%
Mostly agree 23.0% 27.6% 21.8% 24.2% 28.0% 24.1% 24.7%
Mostly disagree 36.0% 32.5% 41.6% 34.4% 33.6% 28.4% 34.6%
Completely disagree 17.6% 17.8% 17.9% 15.9% 21.7% 24.1% 19.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 3.4% 0.5% 0.5% 2.3% 3.4% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 15.6% 23.5% 19.6%
Mostly agree 24.3% 24.7% 24.5%
Mostly disagree 38.7% 30.7% 34.6%
Completely disagree 19.3% 19.1% 19.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 2.1% 2.1%
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 36.0% 24.5% 18.8% 5.5% 19.6%
Mostly agree 34.3% 30.3% 20.8% 15.6% 24.7%
Mostly disagree 18.7% 27.1% 42.3% 46.6% 34.7%
Completely disagree 8.0% 16.1% 17.1% 31.0% 19.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 2.0% 1.0% 1.2% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 9.9% 24.4% 21.7% 19.8%
Mostly agree 19.3% 25.0% 25.5% 23.8%
Mostly disagree 41.4% 31.0% 34.8% 35.1%
Completely disagree 26.7% 18.2% 16.3% 19.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 1.3% 1.8% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 19.1% 29.3% 17.7% 19.9%
Mostly agree 20.9% 31.6% 34.1% 24.5%
Mostly disagree 37.8% 24.0% 29.2% 34.7%
Completely disagree 20.3% 15.1% 16.9% 19.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 0.0% 2.1% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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