General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)

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RACOPN_2

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_2)
  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 (Negroes/Blacks/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

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Inapplicable 956 47.8% 47.8% -.92
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) 241 12.1% 59.9% .04
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 758 37.9% 97.8% 1
Neither (Vol.) 39 2% 99.7% 1.96
Don't know 6 .3% 100% 6.77

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 48.7%
169
50.3%
305
46.3%
260
44.5%
143
47.4%
74
47.7%
951
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) 10.1%
35
10.4%
63
11.2%
63
15.0%
48
19.9%
31
12.0%
240
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 39.5%
137
37.1%
225
40.2%
226
37.7%
121
30.8%
48
38.0%
757
Neither (Vol.) 1.7%
6
2.0%
12
1.8%
10
2.5%
8
1.3%
2
1.9%
38
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.5%
3
0.3%
1
0.6%
1
0.3%
6
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 48.2%
622
51.7%
89
46.2%
163
44.3%
82
47.8%
956
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) 12.4%
160
12.8%
22
11.9%
42
9.2%
17
12.1%
241
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 36.7%
473
34.3%
59
39.9%
141
45.9%
85
37.9%
758
Neither (Vol.) 2.3%
30
0.6%
1
2.0%
7
0.5%
1
2.0%
39
Don't know 0.4%
5
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
6
TOTAL 100.0%
1290
100.0%
172
100.0%
353
100.0%
185

2000


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Inapplicable 50.2%
429
46.0%
527
47.8%
956
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) 14.3%
122
10.4%
119
12.1%
241
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 33.7%
288
41.0%
470
37.9%
758
Neither (Vol.) 1.5%
13
2.3%
26
2.0%
39
Don't know 0.2%
2
0.3%
4
0.3%
6
TOTAL 100.0%
854
100.0%
1146

2000


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
Inapplicable 45.9%
471
49.5%
251
62.5%
20
50.5%
163
44.6%
45
47.8%
950
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) 13.6%
140
10.5%
53
12.5%
4
9.6%
31
10.9%
11
12.0%
239
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 37.8%
388
38.1%
193
25.0%
8
38.4%
124
42.6%
43
38.0%
756
Neither (Vol.) 2.0%
21
2.0%
10
0.0%
0
1.5%
5
2.0%
2
1.9%
38
Don't know 0.6%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
6
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 47.6%
141
47.7%
113
47.9%
350
47.3%
134
45.5%
141
50.0%
37
47.4%
916
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) 7.8%
23
8.4%
20
10.4%
76
13.8%
39
18.7%
58
23.0%
17
12.1%
233
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 43.2%
128
43.5%
103
38.9%
284
36.0%
102
33.5%
104
25.7%
19
38.3%
740
Neither (Vol.) 1.0%
3
0.4%
1
2.7%
20
2.1%
6
1.9%
6
0.0%
0
1.9%
36
Don't know 0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.7%
2
0.3%
1
1.4%
1
0.3%
6
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 46.2%
677
50.5%
144
53.8%
135
47.8%
956
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) 14.4%
211
3.9%
11
7.6%
19
12.1%
241
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 37.4%
548
41.1%
117
37.1%
93
37.9%
758
Neither (Vol.) 1.6%
24
3.9%
11
1.6%
4
2.0%
39
Don't know 0.3%
4
0.7%
2
0.0%
0
0.3%
6
TOTAL 100.0%
1464
100.0%
285
100.0%
251

2000

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