December 2006 Values Update Survey

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WRLDAFFR

(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. It's best for the future of our country to be active in world affairs.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 41.7% 41.7%
Mostly agree 44.2% 85.9%
Mostly disagree 7.3% 93.2%
Completely disagree 3.3% 96.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 32.4% 35.4% 43.5% 50.4% 47.0% 38.6% 41.7%
Mostly agree 50.2% 46.8% 47.1% 33.7% 43.5% 45.6% 44.1%
Mostly disagree 14.2% 6.6% 4.9% 7.0% 5.3% 7.6% 7.3%
Completely disagree 3.2% 5.1% 2.1% 5.5% 1.8% 2.4% 3.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 6.0% 2.3% 3.4% 2.5% 5.8% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 46.7% 37.1% 41.7%
Mostly agree 40.0% 48.0% 44.2%
Mostly disagree 7.1% 7.5% 7.3%
Completely disagree 3.7% 3.1% 3.4%
Don't know/Refused 2.5% 4.4% 3.5%
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 24.8% 39.3% 43.7% 51.2% 41.7%
Mostly agree 39.8% 46.0% 47.6% 40.3% 44.1%
Mostly disagree 15.7% 7.9% 6.8% 3.0% 7.4%
Completely disagree 7.5% 4.0% 0.6% 3.0% 3.4%
Don't know/Refused 12.2% 2.9% 1.2% 2.5% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 43.6% 39.2% 43.0% 41.9%
Mostly agree 46.6% 43.6% 45.4% 45.1%
Mostly disagree 6.5% 9.8% 6.3% 7.4%
Completely disagree 2.4% 4.4% 3.3% 3.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 3.1% 2.1% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 43.3% 42.5% 34.5% 41.7%
Mostly agree 44.6% 42.5% 43.2% 44.1%
Mostly disagree 6.4% 10.5% 9.3% 7.4%
Completely disagree 2.6% 2.3% 7.5% 3.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 2.3% 5.5% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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