December 2006 Values Update Survey

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TOOMCHER

(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. We have gone too far in pushing equal rights in this country.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 16.8% 16.8%
Mostly agree 28.5% 45.3%
Mostly disagree 31.9% 77.2%
Completely disagree 19% 96.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 99.9%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 18.2% 16.2% 17.0% 21.9% 12.5% 15.2% 17.0%
Mostly agree 25.7% 28.5% 24.8% 23.4% 35.9% 35.6% 28.7%
Mostly disagree 43.9% 24.6% 33.2% 31.5% 29.6% 29.5% 31.6%
Completely disagree 12.3% 30.0% 21.4% 18.0% 16.4% 12.8% 18.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.6% 3.7% 5.2% 5.6% 7.0% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 18.0% 15.7% 16.8%
Mostly agree 30.1% 27.1% 28.5%
Mostly disagree 29.0% 34.5% 31.9%
Completely disagree 19.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 3.6% 3.7%
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 19.9% 21.6% 15.3% 10.2% 16.9%
Mostly agree 43.0% 29.6% 22.9% 24.7% 28.4%
Mostly disagree 21.1% 28.1% 38.8% 36.2% 32.0%
Completely disagree 9.8% 16.8% 19.4% 26.4% 19.1%
Don't know/Refused 6.3% 3.8% 3.5% 2.5% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 21.8% 12.9% 16.8% 16.8%
Mostly agree 37.7% 22.1% 27.6% 28.4%
Mostly disagree 28.1% 36.0% 32.5% 32.5%
Completely disagree 10.0% 25.9% 18.7% 18.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 3.1% 4.4% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 16.2% 16.9% 20.0% 16.9%
Mostly agree 29.8% 8.7% 37.7% 28.8%
Mostly disagree 34.2% 32.0% 21.2% 31.7%
Completely disagree 15.9% 40.2% 17.1% 18.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 2.3% 4.1% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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