December 2006 Values Update Survey

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POLCOMP

(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. I like political leaders who are willing to make compromises in order to get the job done.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 29.3% 29.3%
Mostly agree 50.4% 79.7%
Mostly disagree 10.8% 90.5%
Completely disagree 4.7% 95.2%
Don't know/Refused 4.8% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 31.3% 34.0% 28.4% 26.4% 30.2% 27.4% 29.4%
Mostly agree 60.3% 46.7% 49.2% 47.8% 47.7% 53.5% 50.4%
Mostly disagree 6.7% 13.0% 12.8% 11.7% 10.5% 7.6% 10.6%
Completely disagree 0.0% 2.7% 5.7% 7.8% 6.3% 4.3% 4.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 3.6% 3.9% 6.3% 5.3% 7.3% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 29.3% 29.3% 29.3%
Mostly agree 51.8% 49.1% 50.4%
Mostly disagree 10.4% 11.1% 10.8%
Completely disagree 6.1% 3.5% 4.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 7.0% 4.8%
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 36.5% 28.4% 27.8% 28.5% 29.3%
Mostly agree 51.0% 49.5% 48.2% 52.7% 50.2%
Mostly disagree 5.9% 10.9% 13.0% 11.0% 10.8%
Completely disagree 3.5% 5.1% 5.6% 4.4% 4.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 6.1% 5.4% 3.4% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 19.2% 33.0% 31.7% 28.9%
Mostly agree 50.8% 54.5% 50.3% 51.7%
Mostly disagree 18.5% 7.7% 8.3% 10.7%
Completely disagree 8.3% 1.2% 5.0% 4.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 3.7% 4.8% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 24.0% 39.4% 44.6% 29.3%
Mostly agree 53.0% 48.6% 42.0% 50.6%
Mostly disagree 12.1% 3.7% 9.6% 10.7%
Completely disagree 6.0% 2.3% 1.4% 4.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 6.0% 2.3% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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