American National Election Studies, 2004

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HIGHWAY

If you had a say in making up the federal budget this year, should federal spending on BUILDING AND REPAIRING HIGHWAYS be INCREASED, DECREASED, or kept ABOUT THE SAME?
  1) Increased
  3) Decreased
  5) Kept about the same
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Increased 451 37.2% 37.2% -1.23
Decreased 97 8% 45.2% -.2
Kept about the same 655 54% 99.3% .84
Don't know 2 .2% 99.4% 2.38
Refused 7 .6% 100% 2.9

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Increased 45.8%
259
29.7%
192
37.2%
451
Decreased 7.1%
40
8.8%
57
8.0%
97
Kept about the same 46.8%
265
60.4%
390
54.0%
655
Don't know 0.2%
1
0.2%
1
0.2%
2
Refused 0.2%
1
0.9%
6
0.6%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
566
100.0%
646

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Age (I-AGE)

18-30 years 31-45 46-60 61+ TOTAL
Increased 26.8%
68
35.5%
113
38.9%
133
46.0%
137
37.2%
451
Decreased 13.4%
34
9.4%
30
7.6%
26
2.3%
7
8.0%
97
Kept about the same 59.8%
152
54.7%
174
52.9%
181
49.7%
148
54.0%
655
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
2
0.2%
2
Refused 0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.6%
2
1.3%
4
0.6%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
254
100.0%
318
100.0%
342
100.0%
298

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other TOTAL
Increased 40.9%
135
38.6%
83
33.3%
10
36.1%
82
38.7%
310
Decreased 5.2%
17
5.1%
11
0.0%
0
15.0%
34
7.7%
62
Kept about the same 52.4%
173
55.3%
119
66.7%
20
48.9%
111
52.7%
423
Don't know 0.3%
1
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Refused 1.2%
4
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.6%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
330
100.0%
215
100.0%
30
100.0%
227

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Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Increased 32.1%
70
32.2%
101
42.7%
178
38.8%
102
37.2%
451
Decreased 8.7%
19
9.9%
31
6.0%
25
8.4%
22
8.0%
97
Kept about the same 57.8%
126
57.6%
181
50.8%
212
51.7%
136
54.0%
655
Don't know 0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.2%
2
Refused 0.9%
2
0.3%
1
0.5%
2
0.8%
2
0.6%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
218
100.0%
314
100.0%
417
100.0%
263

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