General Social Survey, 2004

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Select from: A. One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans); or B. The 2nd law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.
  1) One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/Blacks/African-American)
  2) The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color
  8) Don't know
  9) No answer

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/Blacks/African-American) 289 32.2% 32.2% -.79
The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 592 65.9% 98.1% .2
Don't know 13 1.4% 99.6% 6.14
No answer 4 .4% 100% 7.13

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/Blacks/African-American) 31.1%
60
25.4%
69
31.6%
93
48.2%
66
32.1%
288
The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 67.4%
130
72.4%
197
66.7%
196
49.6%
68
66.0%
591
Don't know 1.6%
3
2.2%
6
1.4%
4
0.0%
0
1.5%
13
No answer 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
2.2%
3
0.4%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
193
100.0%
272
100.0%
294
100.0%
137

896


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/Blacks/African-American) 35.1%
144
29.7%
145
32.2%
289
The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 63.2%
259
68.2%
333
65.9%
592
Don't know 1.2%
5
1.6%
8
1.4%
13
No answer 0.5%
2
0.4%
2
0.4%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
410
100.0%
488

898


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school Associate/Junior college Bachelor's Graduate TOTAL
One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/Blacks/African-American) 35.7%
41
34.4%
160
28.4%
19
24.2%
37
33.0%
32
32.2%
289
The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 60.0%
69
64.3%
299
65.7%
44
74.5%
114
67.0%
65
65.9%
591
Don't know 4.3%
5
0.6%
3
4.5%
3
1.3%
2
0.0%
0
1.4%
13
No answer 0.0%
0
0.6%
3
1.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
115
100.0%
465
100.0%
67
100.0%
153
100.0%
97

897


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Liberal Moderate, middle of the road Conservative TOTAL
One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/Blacks/African-American) 23.1%
51
35.1%
121
35.3%
112
32.2%
284
The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 75.6%
167
63.8%
220
61.8%
196
66.0%
583
Don't know 1.4%
3
0.9%
3
1.9%
6
1.4%
12
No answer 0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.9%
3
0.5%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
221
100.0%
345
100.0%
317

883


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Widowed Divorced Separated Never married TOTAL
One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/Blacks/African-American) 32.5%
148
50.0%
35
36.9%
48
20.6%
7
24.5%
51
32.2%
289
The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 65.4%
298
48.6%
34
60.8%
79
79.4%
27
74.0%
154
65.9%
592
Don't know 1.5%
7
0.0%
0
2.3%
3
0.0%
0
1.4%
3
1.4%
13
No answer 0.7%
3
1.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
456
100.0%
70
100.0%
130
100.0%
34
100.0%
208

898


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/Blacks/African-American) 34.4%
247
20.3%
24
28.6%
18
32.2%
289
The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 63.5%
455
78.0%
92
71.4%
45
65.9%
592
Don't know 1.5%
11
1.7%
2
0.0%
0
1.4%
13
No answer 0.6%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
717
100.0%
118
100.0%
63

898


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/Blacks/African-American) 37.6%
181
24.8%
53
25.0%
3
28.2%
37
22.4%
13
32.0%
287
The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 60.5%
291
72.0%
154
75.0%
9
71.0%
93
77.6%
45
66.1%
592
Don't know 1.7%
8
1.9%
4
0.0%
0
0.8%
1
0.0%
0
1.5%
13
No answer 0.2%
1
1.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
481
100.0%
214
100.0%
12
100.0%
131
100.0%
58

896

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