December 2006 Values Update Survey

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FINSAT

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? I'm pretty well satisfied with the way things are going for me financially.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 15.4% 15.4%
Mostly agree 44.8% 60.2%
Mostly disagree 21.1% 81.3%
Completely disagree 17.3% 98.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 99.9%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 14.6% 12.8% 10.9% 14.9% 17.4% 23.1% 15.3%
Mostly agree 46.9% 45.4% 47.8% 40.5% 42.8% 46.6% 45.0%
Mostly disagree 16.9% 20.6% 23.7% 22.2% 26.3% 16.7% 21.3%
Completely disagree 19.6% 20.1% 17.1% 22.2% 12.2% 12.0% 17.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 1.0% 0.5% 0.3% 1.3% 1.5% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 17.3% 13.5% 15.4%
Mostly agree 49.9% 40.0% 44.9%
Mostly disagree 18.9% 23.2% 21.1%
Completely disagree 12.0% 22.4% 17.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 0.8% 1.3%
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 9.3% 14.3% 12.1% 22.6% 15.3%
Mostly agree 34.8% 42.2% 45.6% 53.5% 45.0%
Mostly disagree 30.3% 20.5% 24.2% 14.6% 21.1%
Completely disagree 24.8% 22.0% 16.9% 8.0% 17.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.9% 1.3% 1.4% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 22.7% 13.5% 13.0% 15.5%
Mostly agree 58.2% 40.7% 41.2% 45.2%
Mostly disagree 12.8% 20.7% 25.7% 20.8%
Completely disagree 4.8% 24.4% 18.4% 17.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 0.7% 1.6% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 17.1% 8.0% 12.8% 15.3%
Mostly agree 47.4% 27.6% 46.2% 45.0%
Mostly disagree 19.5% 26.2% 25.1% 21.3%
Completely disagree 14.8% 38.2% 15.4% 17.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 0.0% 0.5% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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