December 2006 Values Update Survey

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BUSAMSUC

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

For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. The strength of this country today is mostly based on the success of American business.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 18.7% 18.7%
Mostly agree 53.5% 72.2%
Mostly disagree 17.5% 89.7%
Completely disagree 6.5% 96.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 25.3% 19.8% 19.3% 19.0% 18.9% 12.5% 18.9%
Mostly agree 58.1% 55.0% 47.8% 52.3% 54.7% 55.0% 53.4%
Mostly disagree 9.5% 14.4% 25.6% 19.5% 12.6% 18.8% 17.4%
Completely disagree 5.5% 7.5% 5.5% 7.6% 8.4% 4.9% 6.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 3.3% 1.8% 1.6% 5.3% 8.8% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 21.4% 16.0% 18.6%
Mostly agree 51.2% 55.7% 53.5%
Mostly disagree 20.0% 15.2% 17.5%
Completely disagree 5.6% 7.4% 6.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 5.8% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
982


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Completely agree 17.6% 21.6% 19.3% 14.8% 18.7%
Mostly agree 46.1% 52.7% 54.5% 56.6% 53.3%
Mostly disagree 24.2% 14.5% 14.3% 21.6% 17.6%
Completely disagree 7.0% 7.6% 8.1% 3.6% 6.6%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 3.7% 3.9% 3.4% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 16.8% 17.5% 21.0% 18.8%
Mostly agree 62.2% 55.8% 48.9% 54.4%
Mostly disagree 12.2% 18.2% 19.1% 17.1%
Completely disagree 6.6% 3.8% 7.5% 6.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 4.7% 3.4% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 18.3% 17.8% 20.7% 18.7%
Mostly agree 56.0% 48.9% 46.7% 53.6%
Mostly disagree 16.9% 16.9% 20.7% 17.5%
Completely disagree 5.1% 9.6% 9.8% 6.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 6.8% 2.0% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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