December 2006 Values Update Survey

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LOCPOLTC

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? I'm pretty interested in following local politics.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 34.2% 34.2%
Mostly agree 48.2% 82.4%
Mostly disagree 12.4% 94.8%
Completely disagree 3.6% 98.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 100%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 28.4% 25.9% 35.7% 34.4% 43.3% 38.0% 34.2%
Mostly agree 47.9% 51.6% 48.3% 47.9% 45.2% 48.1% 48.3%
Mostly disagree 18.8% 14.4% 12.1% 14.1% 6.9% 9.0% 12.5%
Completely disagree 5.0% 5.2% 3.2% 3.1% 1.6% 3.7% 3.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 2.9% 0.7% 0.5% 3.0% 1.2% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 34.6% 33.9% 34.2%
Mostly agree 49.1% 47.4% 48.2%
Mostly disagree 12.1% 12.6% 12.4%
Completely disagree 2.8% 4.3% 3.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 1.8% 1.6%
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 23.4% 32.5% 35.3% 41.5% 34.3%
Mostly agree 46.0% 50.5% 47.6% 47.3% 48.3%
Mostly disagree 18.6% 10.3% 13.4% 11.0% 12.4%
Completely disagree 8.2% 5.1% 2.3% 0.2% 3.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 1.6% 1.5% 0.0% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 34.9% 40.3% 31.1% 35.3%
Mostly agree 52.1% 46.9% 48.2% 48.7%
Mostly disagree 10.1% 10.6% 13.6% 11.7%
Completely disagree 2.1% 1.9% 4.9% 3.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.3% 2.1% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 34.7% 38.5% 30.5% 34.3%
Mostly agree 49.4% 44.2% 46.7% 48.4%
Mostly disagree 11.4% 11.5% 16.2% 12.3%
Completely disagree 3.4% 4.4% 3.9% 3.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 1.3% 2.6% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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