December 2006 Values Update Survey

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


BUSHAPP1

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

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as President?
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 33.2% 33.2%
Disapprove 57.1% 90.3%
Don't know/Refused 9.7% 100%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Approve 23.8% 33.3% 38.1% 35.0% 33.1% 32.6% 33.2%
Disapprove 65.9% 56.8% 54.1% 55.6% 59.8% 54.4% 57.3%
Don't know/Refused 10.3% 9.9% 7.8% 9.4% 7.1% 13.0% 9.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 37.6% 29.1% 33.2%
Disapprove 55.0% 59.0% 57.1%
Don't know/Refused 7.3% 11.9% 9.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Approve 28.3% 31.5% 35.4% 35.9% 33.2%
Disapprove 54.8% 60.1% 54.5% 56.9% 57.2%
Don't know/Refused 16.9% 8.4% 10.2% 7.2% 9.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Approve 75.9% 9.0% 29.3% 34.0%
Disapprove 16.5% 85.1% 60.0% 57.7%
Don't know/Refused 7.7% 6.0% 10.6% 8.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Approve 38.3% 7.4% 28.3% 33.1%
Disapprove 52.5% 85.1% 59.1% 57.2%
Don't know/Refused 9.2% 7.4% 12.6% 9.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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