December 2006 Values Update Survey

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DSCRM

(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. Discrimination against blacks is rare today.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 6.5% 6.5%
Mostly agree 26.3% 32.8%
Mostly disagree 40.8% 73.6%
Completely disagree 21.1% 94.7%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 99.9%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 3.5% 8.9% 4.1% 8.3% 5.9% 8.0% 6.6%
Mostly agree 32.3% 22.8% 27.4% 27.6% 23.0% 27.1% 26.5%
Mostly disagree 36.9% 38.7% 41.3% 35.9% 49.8% 43.4% 40.9%
Completely disagree 22.7% 27.2% 20.4% 24.5% 15.4% 14.2% 21.0%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 2.4% 6.8% 3.6% 5.9% 7.4% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 7.2% 5.9% 6.5%
Mostly agree 30.3% 22.5% 26.4%
Mostly disagree 40.9% 40.7% 40.8%
Completely disagree 16.7% 25.4% 21.1%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 5.5% 5.2%
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 17.2% 7.5% 3.8% 2.1% 6.5%
Mostly agree 25.9% 32.3% 24.2% 20.9% 26.4%
Mostly disagree 33.8% 37.1% 43.6% 47.0% 40.8%
Completely disagree 16.6% 18.2% 24.4% 24.1% 21.0%
Don't know/Refused 6.6% 5.0% 4.0% 5.9% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 5.7% 6.3% 7.2% 6.5%
Mostly agree 35.1% 18.8% 28.5% 26.7%
Mostly disagree 41.4% 40.1% 41.2% 40.9%
Completely disagree 11.3% 30.2% 19.4% 21.3%
Don't know/Refused 6.5% 4.6% 3.7% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 5.9% 11.9% 5.7% 6.5%
Mostly agree 27.9% 11.1% 30.0% 26.5%
Mostly disagree 43.7% 27.4% 37.9% 40.9%
Completely disagree 16.7% 47.8% 22.5% 21.2%
Don't know/Refused 5.8% 1.8% 3.9% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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