December 2006 Values Update Survey

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NUKEWRRY

(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 often worry about the chances of nuclear war.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 22.6% 22.6%
Mostly agree 32.7% 55.3%
Mostly disagree 26% 81.3%
Completely disagree 16.8% 98.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 29.2% 22.9% 15.1% 21.9% 26.6% 23.6% 22.7%
Mostly agree 32.0% 32.5% 33.9% 29.9% 31.8% 37.0% 32.9%
Mostly disagree 18.2% 21.4% 31.5% 29.2% 29.7% 21.5% 25.7%
Completely disagree 17.4% 23.2% 15.9% 17.7% 10.1% 15.5% 16.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 0.0% 3.6% 1.3% 1.7% 2.4% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 20.0% 24.9% 22.5%
Mostly agree 30.6% 34.7% 32.7%
Mostly disagree 28.7% 23.7% 26.1%
Completely disagree 19.2% 14.5% 16.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 2.2% 1.9%
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 29.4% 27.0% 22.5% 12.7% 22.5%
Mostly agree 37.3% 32.5% 33.1% 30.8% 32.8%
Mostly disagree 12.9% 22.4% 26.7% 36.9% 26.0%
Completely disagree 15.3% 16.5% 16.3% 18.4% 16.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 1.6% 1.4% 1.1% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 17.2% 25.9% 23.6% 22.7%
Mostly agree 31.8% 31.1% 33.0% 32.1%
Mostly disagree 28.5% 23.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Completely disagree 21.8% 17.0% 13.1% 16.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 3.0% 1.3% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 18.7% 30.6% 32.8% 22.5%
Mostly agree 34.8% 34.2% 23.8% 32.8%
Mostly disagree 30.1% 16.0% 15.4% 26.0%
Completely disagree 15.0% 18.3% 23.3% 16.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 0.9% 4.7% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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