December 2006 Values Update Survey

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RACE

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

What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other?
  1) White
  2) Black
  3) Asian
  4) Other or mixed race
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 78.3% 78.3%
Black 11.4% 89.7%
Asian 2% 91.7%
Other or mixed race 6.6% 98.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 100%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
White 67.3% 74.0% 76.0% 81.8% 83.4% 87.8% 78.6%
Black 14.8% 11.7% 12.6% 10.5% 10.7% 9.5% 11.5%
Asian 6.0% 3.5% 1.9% 0.4% 0.3% 0.6% 2.0%
Other or mixed race 11.7% 9.4% 8.3% 5.3% 3.4% 2.0% 6.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 1.4% 1.3% 2.0% 2.2% 0.2% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
White 79.5% 77.2% 78.3%
Black 10.3% 12.6% 11.4%
Asian 2.7% 1.3% 2.0%
Other or mixed race 5.6% 7.5% 6.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 1.5% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
White 74.6% 77.9% 78.6% 81.1% 78.5%
Black 14.7% 13.2% 11.4% 7.5% 11.5%
Asian 0.0% 1.1% 3.0% 3.4% 2.0%
Other or mixed race 8.6% 7.0% 5.6% 5.7% 6.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 0.9% 1.3% 2.3% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
White 92.5% 67.0% 79.0% 78.3%
Black 1.7% 21.7% 8.6% 11.3%
Asian 0.7% 2.3% 2.8% 2.1%
Other or mixed race 4.3% 8.0% 7.5% 6.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 1.0% 2.1% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
White 100.0% 0.0% 45.2% 79.2%
Black 0.0% 100.0% 3.4% 11.6%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 11.2% 2.0%
Other or mixed race 0.0% 0.0% 36.8% 6.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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