December 2006 Values Update Survey

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FRSPTERR

(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. Freedom of speech should not extend to groups that are sympathetic to terrorists.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 20.9% 20.9%
Mostly agree 23.6% 44.5%
Mostly disagree 32.1% 76.6%
Completely disagree 17.5% 94.1%
Don't know/Refused 5.9% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 19.4% 16.0% 21.0% 22.9% 21.3% 24.4% 20.9%
Mostly agree 22.5% 28.0% 21.3% 22.1% 22.7% 25.3% 23.6%
Mostly disagree 34.0% 35.5% 35.6% 29.7% 31.1% 26.2% 32.0%
Completely disagree 19.0% 16.9% 16.4% 20.8% 21.7% 11.3% 17.6%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 3.6% 5.7% 4.4% 3.1% 12.8% 5.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 21.1% 20.7% 20.9%
Mostly agree 20.3% 26.7% 23.6%
Mostly disagree 31.8% 32.3% 32.1%
Completely disagree 21.1% 14.2% 17.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.7% 6.1% 5.9%
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 22.0% 26.5% 19.8% 13.3% 20.8%
Mostly agree 21.2% 26.8% 24.8% 19.5% 23.7%
Mostly disagree 23.5% 28.8% 31.0% 41.6% 32.0%
Completely disagree 21.6% 12.3% 18.2% 22.6% 17.6%
Don't know/Refused 11.8% 5.6% 6.2% 3.0% 5.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 24.8% 20.6% 20.5% 21.6%
Mostly agree 30.9% 27.2% 17.7% 24.0%
Mostly disagree 29.2% 33.1% 33.7% 32.4%
Completely disagree 10.2% 13.6% 23.2% 16.9%
Don't know/Refused 4.8% 5.6% 4.9% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 20.1% 15.1% 27.5% 20.8%
Mostly agree 24.9% 23.4% 18.8% 23.7%
Mostly disagree 33.4% 31.7% 27.2% 32.1%
Completely disagree 15.9% 22.9% 21.1% 17.6%
Don't know/Refused 5.7% 6.9% 5.5% 5.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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