December 2006 Values Update Survey

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IRLIBCON

(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 don't pay attention to whether a candidate calls him or herself a liberal or conservative.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 22.9% 22.9%
Mostly agree 36.8% 59.7%
Mostly disagree 21.2% 80.9%
Completely disagree 11.4% 92.3%
Don't know/Refused 7.6% 99.9%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 16.7% 23.2% 21.4% 33.4% 21.4% 16.1% 22.5%
Mostly agree 36.5% 35.5% 40.7% 28.2% 42.1% 39.7% 36.9%
Mostly disagree 29.4% 17.8% 20.1% 20.9% 21.8% 20.9% 21.4%
Completely disagree 10.3% 16.6% 13.3% 9.9% 10.5% 7.9% 11.5%
Don't know/Refused 7.1% 6.9% 4.4% 7.6% 4.2% 15.5% 7.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 23.5% 22.4% 22.9%
Mostly agree 34.4% 39.1% 36.8%
Mostly disagree 22.3% 20.2% 21.2%
Completely disagree 13.3% 9.7% 11.4%
Don't know/Refused 6.4% 8.7% 7.6%
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 18.8% 21.9% 27.1% 22.4% 22.9%
Mostly agree 33.7% 40.0% 32.0% 38.2% 36.8%
Mostly disagree 15.7% 19.5% 22.7% 25.1% 21.3%
Completely disagree 11.4% 10.7% 11.2% 12.7% 11.4%
Don't know/Refused 20.4% 7.9% 7.0% 1.5% 7.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 19.4% 24.6% 22.7% 22.5%
Mostly agree 31.4% 35.8% 42.8% 37.7%
Mostly disagree 26.1% 21.6% 19.6% 21.9%
Completely disagree 17.2% 9.2% 10.6% 11.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.9% 8.7% 4.3% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 22.2% 26.0% 23.4% 22.8%
Mostly agree 37.0% 33.8% 38.4% 36.9%
Mostly disagree 21.6% 20.5% 21.4% 21.4%
Completely disagree 12.3% 8.7% 9.2% 11.4%
Don't know/Refused 6.9% 11.0% 7.5% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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