Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2000, Racism and Racial Justice, Member

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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 261 48.3% 48.3% -.93
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 136 25.2% 73.5% .26
Not sure 143 26.5% 100% 1.45

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 27.4%
20
54.3%
51
60.7%
99
43.9%
90
48.6%
260
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 37.0%
27
22.3%
21
19.0%
31
26.8%
55
25.0%
134
Not sure 35.6%
26
23.4%
22
20.2%
33
29.3%
60
26.4%
141
TOTAL 100.0%
73
100.0%
94
100.0%
163
100.0%
205

535


Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 43.9%
144
55.8%
116
48.5%
260
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 28.0%
92
20.7%
43
25.2%
135
Not sure 28.0%
92
23.6%
49
26.3%
141
TOTAL 100.0%
328
100.0%
208

536


Race (I-RACE)

White African American Asian Hispanic Some other race TOTAL
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 48.1%
250
50.0%
3
83.3%
5
33.3%
1
0.0%
0
48.3%
259
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 25.2%
131
16.7%
1
16.7%
1
66.7%
2
0.0%
0
25.2%
135
Not sure 26.7%
139
33.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
26.5%
142
TOTAL 100.0%
520
100.0%
6
100.0%
6
100.0%
3
100.0%
1

536


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Not married TOTAL
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 51.1%
210
41.4%
48
49.0%
258
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 24.1%
99
27.6%
32
24.9%
131
Not sure 24.8%
102
31.0%
36
26.2%
138
TOTAL 100.0%
411
100.0%
116

527


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Independent Republican Other Libertarian TOTAL
Immigrants become productive citizens and pay their fair share of taxes 61.0%
86
53.2%
50
40.2%
113
64.3%
9
0.00%
0
48.7%
258
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 15.6%
22
20.2%
19
31.0%
87
28.6%
4
0.00%
0
24.9%
132
Not sure 23.4%
33
26.6%
25
28.8%
81
7.1%
1
0.00%
0
26.4%
140
TOTAL 100.0%
141
100.0%
94
100.0%
281
100.0%
14
100.0%
0

530


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 37.2%
16
46.6%
69
49.5%
91
56.9%
66
49.3%
242
Immigrants cost the taxpayers too much by using government services 27.9%
12
26.4%
39
26.1%
48
16.4%
19
24.0%
118
Not sure 34.9%
15
27.0%
40
24.5%
45
26.7%
31
26.7%
131
TOTAL 100.0%
43
100.0%
148
100.0%
184
100.0%
116

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