December 2006 Values Update Survey

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(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 should make every possible effort to improve the position of blacks and other minorities, even if it means giving them preferential treatment.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 10.4% 10.4%
Mostly agree 23.1% 33.5%
Mostly disagree 33.1% 66.6%
Completely disagree 29.1% 95.7%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 16.1% 14.8% 10.9% 11.0% 4.6% 5.8% 10.5%
Mostly agree 49.2% 20.8% 18.8% 15.1% 20.0% 24.6% 23.5%
Mostly disagree 19.7% 25.0% 35.4% 40.2% 39.6% 35.0% 33.1%
Completely disagree 11.8% 37.0% 30.7% 32.4% 30.9% 27.1% 29.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 2.4% 4.2% 1.3% 4.9% 7.6% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 10.0% 10.8% 10.4%
Mostly agree 25.1% 21.3% 23.1%
Mostly disagree 30.6% 35.5% 33.1%
Completely disagree 31.4% 27.0% 29.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 5.4% 4.2%
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% 10.1% 7.0% 9.9% 10.4%
Mostly agree 33.3% 24.2% 20.2% 18.6% 22.9%
Mostly disagree 20.0% 33.1% 35.1% 38.3% 33.3%
Completely disagree 20.4% 29.4% 33.1% 29.2% 29.1%
Don't know/Refused 7.5% 3.3% 4.5% 4.0% 4.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 4.1% 16.9% 8.1% 9.9%
Mostly agree 13.1% 24.6% 29.6% 23.9%
Mostly disagree 40.6% 35.0% 29.3% 33.9%
Completely disagree 41.3% 17.2% 29.3% 28.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 6.3% 3.8% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 3.9% 31.1% 24.7% 10.5%
Mostly agree 20.0% 25.6% 35.5% 23.3%
Mostly disagree 35.7% 36.5% 20.3% 33.1%
Completely disagree 36.4% 3.2% 16.6% 29.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.0% 3.7% 2.9% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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