Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2000 --Racism and Racial Justice, Elders

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IMMVIEW1

Which comes closer to your view?
  1) Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes
  2) Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services
  3) Not sure

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 320 56.7% 56.7% -.81
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 102 18.1% 74.8% .37
Not sure 142 25.2% 100% 1.55

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 40 40-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 55.2%
16
57.6%
72
61.7%
132
50.8%
97
56.7%
317
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 17.2%
5
19.2%
24
17.3%
37
18.3%
35
18.1%
101
Not sure 27.6%
8
23.2%
29
21.0%
45
30.9%
59
25.2%
141
TOTAL 100.0%
29
100.0%
125
100.0%
214
100.0%
191

559


Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 54.0%
147
59.0%
170
56.6%
317
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 17.3%
47
19.1%
55
18.2%
102
Not sure 28.7%
78
21.9%
63
25.2%
141
TOTAL 100.0%
272
100.0%
288

560


Race (I-RACE)

White African American Asian Hispanic TOTAL
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 56.9%
305
57.1%
8
57.1%
4
100.0%
1
57.0%
318
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 18.1%
97
14.3%
2
28.6%
2
0.0%
0
18.1%
101
Not sure 25.0%
134
28.6%
4
14.3%
1
0.0%
0
24.9%
139
TOTAL 100.0%
536
100.0%
14
100.0%
7
100.0%
1

558


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Not married TOTAL
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 58.2%
274
46.6%
41
56.4%
315
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 17.6%
83
21.6%
19
18.2%
102
Not sure 24.2%
114
31.8%
28
25.4%
142
TOTAL 100.0%
471
100.0%
88

559


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20,000 $20K-49,999 $50K-99,999 $100K+ TOTAL
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 38.5%
10
47.2%
68
57.1%
120
70.0%
112
57.4%
310
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 19.2%
5
25.0%
36
18.6%
39
10.6%
17
18.0%
97
Not sure 42.3%
11
27.8%
40
24.3%
51
19.4%
31
24.6%
133
TOTAL 100.0%
26
100.0%
144
100.0%
210
100.0%
160

540


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Independent Republican Other Reform TOTAL
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 67.9%
108
59.8%
61
50.0%
146
50.0%
2
100.0%
1
57.0%
318
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 10.1%
16
15.7%
16
23.3%
68
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
17.9%
100
Not sure 22.0%
35
24.5%
25
26.7%
78
50.0%
2
0.0%
0
25.1%
140
TOTAL 100.0%
159
100.0%
102
100.0%
292
100.0%
4
100.0%
1

558