December 2006 Values Update Survey

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


OPNREP

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

Is your overall opinion of the Republican Party very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?
  1) Very favorable
  2) Mostly favorable
  3) Mostly unfavorable
  4) Very unfavorable
  5) Never heard of
  8) Can't related
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 9.5% 9.5%
Mostly favorable 31.9% 41.4%
Mostly unfavorable 27% 68.4%
Very unfavorable 20.5% 88.9%
Never heard of .5% 89.4%
Can't related 8.2% 97.6%
Refused 2.3% 99.9%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Very favorable 9.9% 9.6% 11.2% 9.1% 8.4% 9.4% 9.6%
Mostly favorable 25.3% 36.0% 35.3% 33.3% 29.0% 29.5% 31.9%
Mostly unfavorable 28.1% 23.7% 22.3% 30.2% 31.5% 28.3% 27.2%
Very unfavorable 27.3% 17.1% 21.3% 20.6% 18.9% 19.1% 20.5%
Never heard of 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 0.6%
Can't related 7.1% 10.8% 6.8% 6.3% 9.4% 9.7% 8.3%
Refused 2.4% 0.6% 3.1% 0.5% 2.8% 2.4% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 8.7% 10.2% 9.5%
Mostly favorable 33.2% 30.7% 31.9%
Mostly unfavorable 28.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Very unfavorable 21.2% 19.9% 20.5%
Never heard of 0.7% 0.5% 0.6%
Can't related 6.1% 10.2% 8.2%
Refused 2.0% 2.6% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
982


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Very favorable 7.4% 10.8% 10.1% 8.0% 9.5%
Mostly favorable 29.3% 30.2% 33.1% 34.0% 31.8%
Mostly unfavorable 14.1% 30.2% 27.1% 28.9% 27.0%
Very unfavorable 22.7% 19.1% 19.2% 22.8% 20.6%
Never heard of 3.5% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.6%
Can't related 19.1% 8.3% 7.0% 4.0% 8.3%
Refused 3.9% 1.4% 2.9% 2.3% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 31.2% 1.2% 4.0% 9.9%
Mostly favorable 56.2% 11.3% 35.5% 33.1%
Mostly unfavorable 6.8% 43.2% 28.1% 27.5%
Very unfavorable 1.7% 38.2% 19.7% 21.0%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Can't related 2.8% 5.6% 10.3% 6.9%
Refused 1.3% 0.5% 2.0% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Very favorable 11.1% 1.4% 8.4% 9.6%
Mostly favorable 34.1% 21.4% 30.1% 32.0%
Mostly unfavorable 28.7% 31.4% 15.4% 26.7%
Very unfavorable 16.7% 38.2% 26.1% 20.7%
Never heard of 0.4% 0.0% 2.0% 0.6%
Can't related 7.2% 6.8% 13.6% 8.2%
Refused 1.9% 0.9% 4.3% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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