Muslim American Survey, 2007

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QH6

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Do you think that the government's anti-terrorism policies single out Muslims in the U.S. for increased surveillance and monitoring, or don't you think so?
  1) Yes, think government singles out Muslims for increased surveillance and monitoring
  2) No, don't think so

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, think government singles out Muslims for increased surveillance and monitoring 63.3% 63.3%
No, don't think so 36.7% 100%
Total N = 880

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

High school graduate or less Some college, no 4-year degree (including AA degree) or Technical, trade, or vocational school College graduate (BS, BA, or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g.,toward a master's Degree or Ph.D., law or medical school) TOTAL
Yes, think government singles out Muslims for increased surveillance and monitoring 53.4% 74.0% 71.4% 72.2% 63.3%
No, don't think so 46.6% 26.0% 28.6% 27.8% 36.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
876


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian Other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes, think government singles out Muslims for increased surveillance and monitoring 62.7% 67.8% 53.3% 67.8% 63.0%
No, don't think so 37.3% 32.2% 46.7% 32.2% 37.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
874


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes, think government singles out Muslims for increased surveillance and monitoring 63.4% 63.0% 66.1% 57.8% 63.3%
No, don't think so 36.6% 37.0% 33.9% 42.2% 36.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
880


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, think government singles out Muslims for increased surveillance and monitoring 65.7% 60.4% 63.3%
No, don't think so 34.3% 39.6% 36.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
880



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