December 2006 Values Update Survey

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GLTNOVOT

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? I feel guilty when I don't get a chance to vote.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 34.7% 34.7%
Mostly agree 30% 64.7%
Mostly disagree 15.7% 80.4%
Completely disagree 11.7% 92.1%
Don't know/Refused 7.9% 100%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 20.3% 39.3% 33.4% 35.2% 44.4% 34.3% 34.9%
Mostly agree 30.3% 29.3% 34.4% 32.3% 24.3% 27.5% 30.0%
Mostly disagree 26.8% 12.8% 15.0% 15.9% 14.5% 13.0% 15.9%
Completely disagree 18.8% 13.6% 11.4% 11.2% 6.6% 9.3% 11.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 5.0% 5.8% 5.5% 10.2% 16.0% 7.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 30.7% 38.4% 34.6%
Mostly agree 31.5% 28.6% 30.1%
Mostly disagree 17.7% 13.8% 15.7%
Completely disagree 11.6% 11.7% 11.7%
Don't know/Refused 8.5% 7.4% 7.9%
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 26.6% 26.9% 42.7% 42.9% 34.8%
Mostly agree 25.9% 32.5% 26.5% 31.7% 30.0%
Mostly disagree 26.2% 19.5% 11.7% 8.9% 15.8%
Completely disagree 15.5% 13.9% 12.5% 5.9% 11.6%
Don't know/Refused 5.9% 7.1% 6.7% 10.6% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 38.7% 41.2% 28.8% 35.6%
Mostly agree 29.4% 29.7% 31.7% 30.4%
Mostly disagree 12.8% 11.2% 20.6% 15.4%
Completely disagree 10.1% 11.2% 10.8% 10.8%
Don't know/Refused 9.0% 6.6% 8.2% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 35.3% 43.1% 28.5% 34.8%
Mostly agree 31.6% 19.6% 30.3% 30.1%
Mostly disagree 14.5% 9.3% 24.5% 15.8%
Completely disagree 10.3% 17.3% 14.4% 11.8%
Don't know/Refused 8.3% 10.7% 2.3% 7.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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