December 2006 Values Update Survey

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TECHCOMP

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? Technology is making life too complicated for me.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 12.3% 12.3%
Mostly agree 19.2% 31.5%
Mostly disagree 37.5% 69%
Completely disagree 30% 99%
Don't know/Refused 1% 100%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 6.9% 9.7% 10.4% 14.8% 11.8% 18.8% 12.2%
Mostly agree 13.8% 8.9% 19.7% 26.6% 22.3% 24.4% 19.3%
Mostly disagree 34.6% 40.5% 34.5% 34.1% 46.2% 36.7% 37.6%
Completely disagree 43.8% 39.9% 35.4% 23.4% 19.7% 17.6% 30.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 1.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 10.6% 13.9% 12.3%
Mostly agree 18.7% 19.8% 19.2%
Mostly disagree 35.8% 39.2% 37.5%
Completely disagree 33.8% 26.3% 30.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 0.8% 1.0%
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 22.5% 16.1% 8.5% 5.0% 12.2%
Mostly agree 29.1% 24.4% 13.5% 12.3% 19.2%
Mostly disagree 32.2% 32.3% 45.0% 41.0% 37.6%
Completely disagree 15.6% 26.4% 31.9% 40.9% 30.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.8% 1.0% 0.9% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 7.8% 14.9% 12.2% 12.1%
Mostly agree 21.4% 18.1% 18.9% 19.2%
Mostly disagree 38.4% 36.2% 38.4% 37.6%
Completely disagree 31.1% 30.4% 29.2% 30.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.4% 1.3% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 11.5% 14.6% 14.4% 12.4%
Mostly agree 18.6% 19.5% 21.1% 19.2%
Mostly disagree 37.6% 38.9% 36.8% 37.6%
Completely disagree 31.4% 25.7% 26.9% 30.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 1.3% 0.8% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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