December 2006 Values Update Survey

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(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 federal government controls too much of our daily lives.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 28.2% 28.2%
Mostly agree 35.3% 63.5%
Mostly disagree 27.2% 90.7%
Completely disagree 6.2% 96.9%
Don't know/Refused 3% 99.9%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 23.2% 29.1% 27.3% 30.9% 27.7% 29.8% 28.3%
Mostly agree 33.5% 33.6% 31.8% 38.2% 37.5% 37.7% 35.4%
Mostly disagree 26.4% 29.1% 35.4% 23.1% 26.0% 22.2% 27.2%
Completely disagree 16.9% 5.4% 3.4% 4.9% 4.6% 5.5% 6.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 2.7% 2.1% 2.9% 4.2% 4.9% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 30.1% 26.5% 28.2%
Mostly agree 33.8% 36.7% 35.3%
Mostly disagree 27.4% 27.0% 27.2%
Completely disagree 6.7% 5.8% 6.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 3.9% 3.0%
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 38.0% 33.2% 28.3% 16.3% 28.2%
Mostly agree 35.7% 39.8% 36.6% 27.5% 35.2%
Mostly disagree 16.1% 19.8% 24.4% 45.7% 27.3%
Completely disagree 8.2% 4.5% 7.4% 6.6% 6.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 2.7% 3.3% 3.8% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 24.3% 24.9% 32.9% 28.3%
Mostly agree 32.4% 42.9% 31.7% 35.4%
Mostly disagree 35.7% 24.9% 25.5% 27.9%
Completely disagree 5.4% 4.9% 7.2% 6.0%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 2.4% 2.8% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 26.6% 32.9% 31.0% 28.1%
Mostly agree 35.9% 38.8% 31.6% 35.5%
Mostly disagree 28.2% 22.4% 26.1% 27.2%
Completely disagree 5.8% 5.9% 9.0% 6.3%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 0.0% 2.3% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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