December 2006 Values Update Survey

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BUSPROF

(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. Business corporations make too much profit.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 29.9% 29.9%
Mostly agree 35.2% 65.1%
Mostly disagree 21.5% 86.6%
Completely disagree 8.2% 94.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 100%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 28.4% 28.8% 27.6% 37.2% 24.9% 32.3% 30.0%
Mostly agree 40.2% 31.2% 35.4% 35.2% 35.1% 37.2% 35.4%
Mostly disagree 16.9% 24.6% 26.6% 18.0% 25.9% 16.0% 21.6%
Completely disagree 12.6% 9.9% 6.5% 5.2% 7.5% 6.2% 7.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 5.5% 3.9% 4.4% 6.6% 8.3% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 25.9% 33.9% 30.0%
Mostly agree 35.1% 35.4% 35.3%
Mostly disagree 24.8% 18.2% 21.5%
Completely disagree 11.0% 5.5% 8.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 6.9% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1025


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Completely agree 27.9% 36.2% 33.6% 20.2% 30.1%
Mostly agree 41.4% 34.8% 35.3% 32.7% 35.2%
Mostly disagree 14.1% 16.4% 21.7% 32.0% 21.5%
Completely disagree 7.2% 8.4% 5.2% 10.1% 8.0%
Don't know/Refused 9.3% 4.1% 4.2% 5.0% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 21.2% 35.8% 31.7% 30.6%
Mostly agree 32.9% 34.2% 36.8% 34.9%
Mostly disagree 27.9% 18.0% 21.8% 21.9%
Completely disagree 13.4% 5.6% 6.8% 8.0%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 6.5% 2.9% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 29.2% 34.1% 31.0% 30.1%
Mostly agree 34.9% 36.7% 35.7% 35.2%
Mostly disagree 23.7% 12.4% 18.2% 21.5%
Completely disagree 8.3% 8.4% 6.5% 8.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 8.4% 8.6% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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