December 2006 Values Update Survey

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RAREDSCM

(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. Discrimination against blacks is rare today.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 8.9% 8.9%
Mostly agree 23.7% 32.6%
Mostly disagree 43.3% 75.9%
Completely disagree 18.7% 94.6%
Don't know/Refused 5.3% 99.9%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 9.1% 7.8% 8.4% 10.9% 8.7% 8.5% 8.9%
Mostly agree 18.7% 27.3% 22.7% 19.0% 26.6% 28.3% 23.7%
Mostly disagree 50.0% 34.8% 42.8% 47.4% 45.8% 43.5% 43.8%
Completely disagree 16.7% 25.2% 21.9% 17.2% 13.6% 12.2% 18.0%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 4.8% 4.2% 5.5% 5.2% 7.6% 5.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 8.0% 9.8% 8.9%
Mostly agree 25.7% 22.0% 23.7%
Mostly disagree 41.1% 45.3% 43.3%
Completely disagree 19.4% 18.0% 18.7%
Don't know/Refused 5.8% 4.9% 5.3%
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 14.5% 10.4% 7.5% 5.5% 8.9%
Mostly agree 32.9% 27.2% 20.7% 16.9% 23.6%
Mostly disagree 25.9% 43.5% 46.8% 48.4% 43.3%
Completely disagree 16.1% 14.2% 20.7% 24.7% 18.8%
Don't know/Refused 10.6% 4.7% 4.3% 4.6% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 10.0% 10.1% 8.2% 9.2%
Mostly agree 30.3% 17.1% 25.5% 24.1%
Mostly disagree 40.2% 48.6% 42.2% 43.7%
Completely disagree 14.2% 20.2% 19.5% 18.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 4.0% 4.6% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 7.7% 10.0% 13.7% 9.0%
Mostly agree 23.1% 19.1% 30.8% 24.0%
Mostly disagree 48.1% 32.3% 30.5% 43.3%
Completely disagree 15.6% 37.7% 17.7% 18.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.4% 0.9% 7.3% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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