December 2006 Values Update Survey

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NBLKIMP

(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. In the past few years there hasn't been much real improvement in the position of black people 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 12.2% 12.2%
Mostly agree 28.6% 40.8%
Mostly disagree 35.4% 76.2%
Completely disagree 14.3% 90.5%
Don't know/Refused 9.5% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 15.8% 12.6% 14.8% 12.3% 7.3% 10.0% 12.2%
Mostly agree 34.4% 30.0% 26.8% 22.2% 33.9% 28.0% 28.6%
Mostly disagree 28.9% 28.5% 35.8% 39.4% 39.9% 37.7% 35.3%
Completely disagree 7.1% 15.0% 15.1% 15.1% 15.0% 16.7% 14.3%
Don't know/Refused 13.8% 13.8% 7.5% 11.0% 3.8% 7.6% 9.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 13.8% 10.7% 12.2%
Mostly agree 27.9% 29.3% 28.6%
Mostly disagree 34.2% 36.6% 35.4%
Completely disagree 16.6% 12.1% 14.3%
Don't know/Refused 7.4% 11.3% 9.4%
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 17.3% 12.1% 10.3% 11.8% 12.3%
Mostly agree 31.0% 31.0% 23.5% 28.7% 28.6%
Mostly disagree 21.6% 36.0% 38.8% 38.7% 35.6%
Completely disagree 13.7% 14.6% 17.7% 10.8% 14.3%
Don't know/Refused 16.5% 6.3% 9.7% 10.1% 9.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 4.8% 16.7% 13.4% 12.3%
Mostly agree 18.6% 33.1% 30.9% 28.5%
Mostly disagree 45.2% 34.0% 33.2% 36.4%
Completely disagree 22.9% 9.8% 13.3% 14.6%
Don't know/Refused 8.5% 6.4% 9.2% 8.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 7.2% 32.1% 20.3% 12.2%
Mostly agree 26.5% 35.3% 33.3% 28.7%
Mostly disagree 40.6% 25.2% 20.3% 35.4%
Completely disagree 15.9% 6.4% 12.5% 14.3%
Don't know/Refused 9.8% 0.9% 13.6% 9.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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