December 2006 Values Update Survey

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DCNOAFF

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? Most issues discussed in Washington don't affect me personally.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 4.8% 4.8%
Mostly agree 22.3% 27.1%
Mostly disagree 39.9% 67%
Completely disagree 30.7% 97.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 100%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 5.4% 4.7% 5.6% 4.2% 2.6% 6.5% 4.8%
Mostly agree 34.6% 19.9% 20.8% 23.2% 16.8% 21.9% 22.4%
Mostly disagree 36.9% 39.0% 40.0% 41.7% 40.8% 39.8% 39.8%
Completely disagree 23.1% 32.5% 32.4% 29.4% 37.8% 28.1% 30.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 3.9% 1.2% 1.6% 2.0% 3.7% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 4.2% 5.4% 4.8%
Mostly agree 24.8% 19.9% 22.3%
Mostly disagree 41.1% 38.8% 39.9%
Completely disagree 27.7% 33.7% 30.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 2.3% 2.3%
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 8.7% 6.2% 3.5% 2.0% 4.8%
Mostly agree 30.8% 24.1% 21.7% 16.1% 22.3%
Mostly disagree 31.1% 39.2% 37.8% 47.7% 40.1%
Completely disagree 27.0% 28.1% 35.1% 32.6% 30.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 2.4% 1.9% 1.6% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 3.4% 5.3% 5.7% 5.0%
Mostly agree 23.3% 23.9% 19.4% 21.9%
Mostly disagree 43.3% 36.1% 40.5% 39.6%
Completely disagree 27.9% 34.0% 30.6% 31.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 0.7% 3.8% 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 4.1% 9.3% 4.9% 4.8%
Mostly agree 21.8% 24.8% 24.0% 22.5%
Mostly disagree 43.0% 31.4% 33.3% 39.9%
Completely disagree 29.0% 34.5% 33.9% 30.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 0.0% 3.9% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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