December 2006 Values Update Survey

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OPNUN

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

Is your overall opinion of the United Nations very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?
  1) Very favorable
  2) Mostly favorable
  3) Mostly unfavorable
  4) Very unfavorable
  5) Never hear of
  8) Can't relate
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 14.5% 14.5%
Mostly favorable 42.5% 57%
Mostly unfavorable 18.6% 75.6%
Very unfavorable 14.3% 89.9%
Never hear of 1.3% 91.2%
Can't relate 7.7% 98.9%
Refused 1.1% 100%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Very favorable 22.7% 17.8% 12.8% 13.0% 11.2% 11.7% 14.6%
Mostly favorable 48.5% 46.6% 41.1% 38.7% 42.8% 39.8% 42.6%
Mostly unfavorable 11.5% 16.5% 19.8% 23.6% 18.8% 18.8% 18.6%
Very unfavorable 7.3% 10.2% 16.9% 12.7% 18.8% 18.5% 14.2%
Never hear of 3.8% 1.3% 1.4% 1.0% 0.7% 0.0% 1.3%
Can't relate 3.1% 6.3% 7.5% 10.9% 5.9% 10.2% 7.5%
Refused 3.1% 1.3% 0.5% 0.0% 2.0% 0.9% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 14.1% 14.8% 14.5%
Mostly favorable 37.7% 47.2% 42.5%
Mostly unfavorable 21.0% 16.2% 18.6%
Very unfavorable 19.0% 9.8% 14.4%
Never hear of 1.0% 1.6% 1.3%
Can't relate 6.0% 9.3% 7.7%
Refused 1.2% 1.0% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1025


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Very favorable 14.9% 18.2% 14.4% 8.9% 14.3%
Mostly favorable 42.2% 37.8% 42.7% 49.3% 42.7%
Mostly unfavorable 6.6% 17.2% 22.6% 23.7% 18.7%
Very unfavorable 18.7% 14.2% 13.6% 12.8% 14.3%
Never hear of 2.4% 2.1% 0.8% 0.0% 1.3%
Can't relate 12.8% 9.1% 5.6% 4.8% 7.7%
Refused 2.4% 1.3% 0.2% 0.5% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 9.5% 24.1% 10.1% 14.9%
Mostly favorable 35.3% 47.8% 43.8% 43.2%
Mostly unfavorable 27.5% 12.4% 19.0% 18.7%
Very unfavorable 21.2% 5.6% 16.8% 13.9%
Never hear of 0.4% 1.3% 1.0% 1.0%
Can't relate 5.5% 7.5% 8.2% 7.3%
Refused 0.6% 1.3% 1.1% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Very favorable 10.8% 25.3% 23.1% 14.7%
Mostly favorable 41.1% 52.4% 42.9% 42.6%
Mostly unfavorable 22.4% 9.8% 9.6% 18.7%
Very unfavorable 15.8% 5.3% 12.5% 14.1%
Never hear of 1.5% 0.0% 1.3% 1.3%
Can't relate 7.1% 6.2% 9.6% 7.4%
Refused 1.2% 0.9% 1.0% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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