December 2006 Values Update Survey

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EDUCCAT

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

Recoded EDUC
  1) Less than high school
  2) High school graduate
  3) Some college
  4) College graduate and above
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Less than high school 13.3% 13.3%
High school graduate 36.1% 49.4%
Some college 23.5% 72.9%
College graduate and above 26.6% 99.5%
Don't know/Refused .5% 100%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Less than high school 16.3% 11.3% 11.0% 8.7% 15.4% 20.1% 13.4%
High school graduate 37.7% 30.9% 33.4% 40.1% 37.4% 40.1% 36.5%
Some college 36.8% 25.2% 20.8% 23.6% 19.6% 18.2% 23.6%
College graduate and above 8.4% 31.9% 34.6% 27.6% 27.6% 21.0% 26.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.7% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Less than high school 13.3% 13.3% 13.3%
High school graduate 36.4% 35.8% 36.1%
Some college 22.5% 24.5% 23.5%
College graduate and above 27.1% 26.1% 26.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Less than high school 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.3%
High school graduate 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 36.3%
Some college 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 23.6%
College graduate and above 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 26.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Less than high school 5.1% 13.5% 14.6% 11.9%
High school graduate 34.7% 38.0% 36.4% 36.5%
Some college 29.1% 21.3% 23.0% 23.9%
College graduate and above 31.1% 26.5% 25.6% 27.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.6% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Less than high school 9.4% 15.8% 27.7% 13.4%
High school graduate 36.2% 43.0% 32.7% 36.3%
Some college 24.5% 23.2% 19.9% 23.5%
College graduate and above 29.6% 17.6% 18.7% 26.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.5% 1.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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