December 2006 Values Update Survey

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COPSRTER

(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 police should be allowed to search the houses of people who might be sympathetic to terrorists without a court order.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 15.8% 15.8%
Mostly agree 19.6% 35.4%
Mostly disagree 29.6% 65%
Completely disagree 32.7% 97.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 100.1%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 15.8% 20.7% 12.8% 15.1% 16.4% 14.9% 15.8%
Mostly agree 22.5% 18.3% 20.1% 16.4% 19.2% 22.2% 19.6%
Mostly disagree 25.3% 20.1% 29.4% 34.8% 31.5% 35.6% 29.7%
Completely disagree 36.4% 40.2% 34.1% 30.9% 31.5% 22.8% 32.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.6% 3.6% 2.9% 1.4% 4.6% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 16.6% 15.0% 15.8%
Mostly agree 16.5% 22.3% 19.6%
Mostly disagree 28.8% 30.4% 29.6%
Completely disagree 36.3% 29.3% 32.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 3.0% 2.4%
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 23.5% 16.7% 18.6% 8.2% 15.8%
Mostly agree 25.5% 19.8% 21.1% 14.8% 19.5%
Mostly disagree 19.6% 31.3% 26.9% 34.5% 29.6%
Completely disagree 27.5% 30.3% 31.2% 40.0% 32.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 1.9% 2.3% 2.5% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 17.6% 12.5% 16.8% 15.7%
Mostly agree 30.2% 19.0% 13.7% 19.5%
Mostly disagree 30.0% 34.7% 27.9% 30.5%
Completely disagree 20.7% 32.2% 39.8% 32.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 1.6% 1.8% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 13.6% 13.7% 25.3% 15.6%
Mostly agree 21.0% 14.6% 17.7% 19.7%
Mostly disagree 32.0% 29.2% 21.8% 29.9%
Completely disagree 31.1% 40.6% 33.1% 32.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 1.8% 2.0% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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