General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)

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RACOPN_1

Suppose there is a community-wide vote on the general housing issue. There are two possible laws to vote on (READ CATEGORIES A & B). Which law would you vote for? (RACOPEN_1)
  0) Inapplicable
  1) 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 African Americans
  2) B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color
  3) Neither (Vol.)
  8) Don't know
  9) No answer

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Inapplicable 640 32% 32% -1.2
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 African Americans 364 18.2% 50.2% -.23
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 918 45.9% 96.1% .74
Neither (Vol.) 71 3.6% 99.7% 1.71
Don't know 4 .2% 99.9% 6.57
No answer 3 .2% 100% 7.55

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years or older TOTAL
Inapplicable 33.1%
115
32.8%
199
31.5%
177
31.5%
101
28.8%
45
32.0%
637
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 African Americans 15.3%
53
17.3%
105
17.1%
96
20.9%
67
27.6%
43
18.3%
364
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 49.6%
172
46.5%
282
46.1%
259
43.3%
139
39.1%
61
45.8%
913
Neither (Vol.) 2.0%
7
2.8%
17
5.0%
28
3.7%
12
4.5%
7
3.6%
71
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.2%
1
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.2%
4
No answer 0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
347
100.0%
606
100.0%
562
100.0%
321
100.0%
156

1992


Education (I-EDUC)

High school or less Associate/Junior college Bachelor's Graduate TOTAL
Inapplicable 30.7%
396
38.4%
66
31.7%
112
35.7%
66
32.0%
640
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 African Americans 18.9%
244
19.8%
34
17.8%
63
12.4%
23
18.2%
364
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 46.2%
596
39.0%
67
46.2%
163
49.7%
92
45.9%
918
Neither (Vol.) 3.9%
50
2.3%
4
4.0%
14
1.6%
3
3.6%
71
Don't know 0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.5%
1
0.2%
4
No answer 0.2%
2
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
1290
100.0%
172
100.0%
353
100.0%
185

2000


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Inapplicable 32.8%
280
31.4%
360
32.0%
640
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 African Americans 21.0%
179
16.1%
185
18.2%
364
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 42.4%
362
48.5%
556
45.9%
918
Neither (Vol.) 3.3%
28
3.8%
43
3.6%
71
Don't know 0.2%
2
0.2%
2
0.2%
4
No answer 0.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
854
100.0%
1146

2000


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
Inapplicable 31.1%
319
32.7%
166
53.1%
17
31.6%
102
32.7%
33
32.0%
637
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 African Americans 20.5%
210
15.8%
80
12.5%
4
14.9%
48
18.8%
19
18.1%
361
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 44.7%
459
48.7%
247
28.1%
9
49.2%
159
39.6%
40
46.0%
914
Neither (Vol.) 3.5%
36
2.8%
14
3.1%
1
3.7%
12
7.9%
8
3.6%
71
Don't know 0.1%
1
0.0%
0
3.1%
1
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.2%
4
No answer 0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.0%
1
0.1%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
1026
100.0%
507
100.0%
32
100.0%
323
100.0%
101

1989


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Extremely liberal or liberal Slightly liberal Moderate Slightly conservative Conservative Extremely conservative TOTAL
Inapplicable 31.1%
92
32.5%
77
31.9%
233
32.5%
92
32.3%
100
29.7%
22
31.9%
616
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 African Americans 10.5%
31
19.4%
46
15.6%
114
23.3%
66
22.9%
71
36.5%
27
18.4%
355
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 56.8%
168
46.0%
109
48.3%
353
41.7%
118
38.7%
120
31.1%
23
46.1%
891
Neither (Vol.) 1.4%
4
2.1%
5
4.1%
30
2.5%
7
5.5%
17
2.7%
2
3.4%
65
Don't know 0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
No answer 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
296
100.0%
237
100.0%
731
100.0%
283
100.0%
310
100.0%
74

1931


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other (specify) TOTAL
Inapplicable 31.8%
466
33.3%
95
31.5%
79
32.0%
640
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 African Americans 20.2%
296
11.9%
34
13.5%
34
18.2%
364
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 44.0%
644
50.2%
143
52.2%
131
45.9%
918
Neither (Vol.) 3.6%
53
4.2%
12
2.4%
6
3.6%
71
Don't know 0.2%
3
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.2%
4
No answer 0.1%
2
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
1464
100.0%
285
100.0%
251

2000

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