General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)

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RACOPN_3

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_3)
  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

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Inapplicable 1129 56.5% 56.5% -.77
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 236 11.8% 68.3% .21
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 607 30.4% 98.6% 1.19
Neither (Vol.) 21 1.1% 99.7% 2.18
Don't know 7 .4% 100% 7.09

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 57.9%
201
58.9%
357
52.1%
293
53.0%
170
65.4%
102
56.4%
1123
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 8.6%
30
9.6%
58
14.1%
79
15.9%
51
10.9%
17
11.8%
235
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 32.0%
111
30.7%
186
32.2%
181
29.6%
95
21.2%
33
30.4%
606
Neither (Vol.) 1.2%
4
0.5%
3
1.2%
7
1.2%
4
1.9%
3
1.1%
21
Don't know 0.3%
1
0.3%
2
0.4%
2
0.3%
1
0.6%
1
0.4%
7
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 57.2%
738
61.0%
105
53.8%
190
51.9%
96
56.5%
1129
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 12.4%
160
8.1%
14
11.9%
42
10.8%
20
11.8%
236
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 28.8%
371
29.7%
51
33.1%
117
36.8%
68
30.4%
607
Neither (Vol.) 1.2%
15
0.6%
1
1.1%
4
0.5%
1
1.1%
21
Don't know 0.5%
6
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
1290
100.0%
172
100.0%
353
100.0%
185

2000


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Inapplicable 59.4%
507
54.3%
622
56.5%
1129
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 12.9%
110
11.0%
126
11.8%
236
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 26.0%
222
33.6%
385
30.4%
607
Neither (Vol.) 1.4%
12
0.8%
9
1.1%
21
Don't know 0.4%
3
0.3%
4
0.4%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
854
100.0%
1146

2000


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
Inapplicable 53.1%
545
58.6%
297
65.6%
21
63.5%
205
53.5%
54
56.4%
1122
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 13.9%
143
9.9%
50
6.3%
2
9.3%
30
8.9%
9
11.8%
234
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 31.7%
325
29.6%
150
28.1%
9
26.6%
86
34.7%
35
30.4%
605
Neither (Vol.) 1.0%
10
1.4%
7
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
3.0%
3
1.1%
21
Don't know 0.3%
3
0.6%
3
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
7
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 57.4%
170
57.4%
136
57.3%
419
55.8%
158
51.3%
159
52.7%
39
56.0%
1081
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 6.4%
19
10.1%
24
9.7%
71
14.5%
41
17.7%
55
27.0%
20
11.9%
230
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 33.4%
99
31.6%
75
31.7%
232
28.3%
80
30.0%
93
20.3%
15
30.8%
594
Neither (Vol.) 2.7%
8
0.4%
1
1.0%
7
0.7%
2
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
1.0%
20
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.3%
2
0.7%
2
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
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 55.1%
806
57.5%
164
63.3%
159
56.5%
1129
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 14.1%
207
5.6%
16
5.2%
13
11.8%
236
B. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color 29.4%
431
34.7%
99
30.7%
77
30.4%
607
Neither (Vol.) 1.1%
16
1.8%
5
0.0%
0
1.1%
21
Don't know 0.3%
4
0.4%
1
0.8%
2
0.4%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
1464
100.0%
285
100.0%
251

2000

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