Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

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HITLER

ASKED IF RESPONDENT IS NOT JEWISH -- Which of these statements about Hitler comes closest to what you believe?
  1) Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th
  2) Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far
  3) Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th 26 1.4% 1.4% -5.69
Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far 118 6.4% 7.8% -2.71
Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did 1692 92.2% 100% .28

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th 1.1%
10
1.7%
16
1.4%
26
Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far 7.7%
69
5.2%
49
6.4%
118
Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did 91.1%
812
93.1%
880
92.2%
1692
TOTAL 100.0%
891
100.0%
945

1836


Race (I-RACE)

White Negro Oriental Other TOTAL
Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th 1.4%
22
1.8%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.4%
26
Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far 6.7%
107
4.5%
10
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
6.4%
118
Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did 92.0%
1474
93.6%
206
100.0%
4
87.5%
7
92.2%
1691
TOTAL 100.0%
1603
100.0%
220
100.0%
4
100.0%
8

1835


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Single Presently married and living with spouse Separated Divorced Widowed TOTAL
Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th 1.4%
2
1.2%
17
0.0%
0
3.6%
2
3.1%
5
1.4%
26
Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far 7.8%
11
6.7%
96
2.5%
1
1.8%
1
5.6%
9
6.4%
118
Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did 90.8%
128
92.1%
1324
97.5%
39
94.6%
53
91.4%
148
92.2%
1692
TOTAL 100.0%
141
100.0%
1437
100.0%
40
100.0%
56
100.0%
162

1836


Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other (Specify) None TOTAL
Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th 1.7%
22
0.6%
3
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
2.2%
1
1.4%
26
Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far 6.1%
78
7.0%
35
0.00%
0
8.3%
1
8.9%
4
6.4%
118
Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did 92.2%
1179
92.4%
462
0.00%
0
91.7%
11
88.9%
40
92.2%
1692
TOTAL 100.0%
1279
100.0%
500
100.0%
0
100.0%
12
100.0%
45

1836


Political party (I-PARTY)

Republican Independent - Republican Independent - Won't choose Independent - Democrat Democrat TOTAL
Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th 1.2%
6
0.0%
0
1.9%
3
1.2%
2
1.7%
15
1.4%
26
Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far 7.9%
39
9.3%
11
3.8%
6
5.6%
9
5.8%
52
6.4%
117
Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did 90.8%
446
90.7%
107
94.3%
148
93.2%
151
92.6%
836
92.2%
1688
TOTAL 100.0%
491
100.0%
118
100.0%
157
100.0%
162
100.0%
903

1831


Household income (I-INCOME)

To $4,999 $5,000 to $9,999 $10,000 to $14,999 Over $15,000 TOTAL
Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th 2.0%
15
0.6%
4
1.9%
5
0.0%
0
1.4%
24
Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far 7.2%
53
5.8%
39
4.9%
13
5.8%
4
6.2%
109
Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did 90.7%
667
93.7%
635
93.2%
248
94.2%
65
92.4%
1615
TOTAL 100.0%
735
100.0%
678
100.0%
266
100.0%
69

1748


Age (I-AGE)

Under 34 years 35 to 49 years 50 and more years TOTAL
Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th 0.7%
4
1.2%
7
2.1%
15
1.4%
26
Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far 4.3%
23
5.3%
31
9.0%
64
6.4%
118
Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did 95.0%
514
93.5%
547
88.9%
631
92.2%
1692
TOTAL 100.0%
541
100.0%
585
100.0%
710

1836


Education (I-EDUC)

No schooling; through 8th grade 9th through high school 1 to 3 years of college Graduate and postgraduate work TOTAL
Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th 2.8%
14
1.1%
10
0.4%
1
0.5%
1
1.4%
26
Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far 10.0%
49
6.5%
60
2.2%
5
2.1%
4
6.4%
118
Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did 87.2%
429
92.5%
860
97.3%
217
97.4%
184
92.1%
1690
TOTAL 100.0%
492
100.0%
930
100.0%
223
100.0%
189

1834


Region (I-REGION)

South - Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, N. Carolina, Florida, Texas, W. Virginia, Oklahoma, Missouri Deep South - Alabama, Georgia, S. Carolina, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi All other states TOTAL
Sometimes I think that Hitler was right in getting rid of th 2.0%
9
0.8%
1
1.3%
16
1.4%
26
Hitler was partly right in trying to get rid of the Jews, but he went too far 5.3%
24
8.0%
10
6.7%
84
6.4%
118
Hitler was wrong in treating the Jews as he did 92.7%
417
91.2%
114
92.1%
1161
92.2%
1692
TOTAL 100.0%
450
100.0%
125
100.0%
1261

1836

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