December 2006 Values Update Survey

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AMWRTHMO

(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. American lives are worth more than the lives of people in other countries.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 8.5% 8.5%
Mostly agree 14.1% 22.6%
Mostly disagree 29.4% 52%
Completely disagree 43.8% 95.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.2% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 11.1% 4.5% 10.7% 9.9% 6.3% 7.6% 8.4%
Mostly agree 23.8% 16.2% 9.9% 13.0% 12.2% 12.7% 14.2%
Mostly disagree 22.2% 26.7% 30.8% 29.2% 30.4% 37.0% 29.7%
Completely disagree 41.3% 50.5% 46.2% 41.4% 44.4% 37.3% 43.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 2.1% 2.3% 6.5% 6.6% 5.5% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 10.6% 6.7% 8.6%
Mostly agree 17.2% 11.1% 14.1%
Mostly disagree 26.3% 32.2% 29.4%
Completely disagree 42.2% 45.2% 43.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 4.7% 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 8.7% 9.2% 8.7% 6.8% 8.4%
Mostly agree 23.2% 13.0% 13.4% 11.6% 14.0%
Mostly disagree 35.4% 29.3% 28.3% 27.8% 29.4%
Completely disagree 29.9% 43.6% 43.8% 51.1% 43.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.8% 4.9% 5.8% 2.7% 4.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 9.8% 10.5% 7.2% 8.9%
Mostly agree 16.1% 9.1% 15.5% 13.6%
Mostly disagree 29.8% 33.3% 27.8% 30.0%
Completely disagree 38.1% 43.7% 46.7% 43.6%
Don't know/Refused 6.1% 3.5% 2.9% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 7.5% 11.0% 11.9% 8.6%
Mostly agree 14.5% 6.4% 17.4% 14.1%
Mostly disagree 31.7% 22.8% 25.2% 29.6%
Completely disagree 41.8% 53.4% 44.1% 43.5%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 6.4% 1.4% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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