December 2006 Values Update Survey

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GVINFO

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? I am concerned that the government is collecting too much information about people like me.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 27.2% 27.2%
Mostly agree 30.3% 57.5%
Mostly disagree 26% 83.5%
Completely disagree 12.4% 95.9%
Don't know/Refused 4.2% 100.1%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 31.4% 25.7% 28.1% 25.5% 24.6% 28.1% 27.1%
Mostly agree 36.8% 23.6% 23.7% 30.2% 39.3% 33.6% 30.4%
Mostly disagree 18.4% 31.2% 32.7% 26.0% 24.3% 19.8% 26.1%
Completely disagree 7.7% 16.2% 15.0% 12.5% 8.9% 11.7% 12.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.7% 3.4% 0.5% 5.7% 3.0% 6.8% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 24.5% 29.8% 27.2%
Mostly agree 32.9% 27.7% 30.3%
Mostly disagree 27.5% 24.5% 26.0%
Completely disagree 11.2% 13.6% 12.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 4.4% 4.2%
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 36.3% 30.2% 26.3% 19.5% 27.3%
Mostly agree 31.8% 31.4% 27.1% 30.9% 30.3%
Mostly disagree 18.7% 19.7% 30.4% 35.0% 26.2%
Completely disagree 9.7% 14.5% 11.9% 11.0% 12.3%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 4.2% 4.4% 3.6% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 14.9% 32.5% 29.4% 27.0%
Mostly agree 25.0% 32.8% 32.3% 30.7%
Mostly disagree 39.1% 20.1% 23.6% 26.1%
Completely disagree 17.9% 11.4% 9.7% 12.3%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 3.3% 5.0% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 23.8% 49.3% 25.5% 26.9%
Mostly agree 30.8% 27.6% 30.5% 30.4%
Mostly disagree 28.5% 14.2% 24.5% 26.2%
Completely disagree 13.2% 8.0% 12.5% 12.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 0.9% 7.0% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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