Campaign 2000 Typology Survey

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


VIEWIMM

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

Now I'm going to read you some pairs of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. As I read each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views - even if neither is exactly right. Immigrants today strengthen our country because of their hard work and talents OR…Immigrants today are a burden on our country because they take our jobs, housing and health care.
  1) Statement #1 - strongly
  2) Statement #1 - not strongly
  3) Statement #2 - strongly
  4) Statement #2 - not strongly
  5) Neither/both equally
  9) Don't know/refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Statement #1 - strongly 35.8% 35.8%
Statement #1 - not strongly 14.2% 50%
Statement #2 - strongly 28.8% 78.8%
Statement #2 - not strongly 9% 87.8%
Neither/both equally 6.8% 94.6%
Don't know/refused 5.4% 100%
Total N = 2799

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 39.0% 32.9% 35.8%
Statement #1 - not strongly 15.0% 13.4% 14.2%
Statement #2 - strongly 27.0% 30.4% 28.8%
Statement #2 - not strongly 8.4% 9.6% 9.0%
Neither/both equally 6.4% 7.2% 6.8%
Don't know/refused 4.2% 6.6% 5.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2799


Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 42.9% 36.3% 34.4% 36.9% 31.3% 33.1% 35.7%
Statement #1 - not strongly 17.1% 15.9% 16.2% 12.5% 13.4% 9.9% 14.2%
Statement #2 - strongly 23.8% 24.6% 29.2% 32.6% 34.2% 30.2% 29.0%
Statement #2 - not strongly 9.4% 11.5% 8.0% 6.5% 9.6% 9.2% 9.0%
Neither/both equally 4.8% 7.0% 7.4% 7.3% 6.6% 6.6% 6.7%
Don't know/refused 2.0% 4.7% 4.9% 4.2% 4.9% 11.0% 5.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2761


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 30.5% 29.1% 36.8% 48.8% 35.8%
Statement #1 - not strongly 11.4% 12.1% 15.3% 18.3% 14.2%
Statement #2 - strongly 40.9% 36.2% 25.3% 12.9% 28.9%
Statement #2 - not strongly 6.2% 9.6% 9.8% 9.4% 9.1%
Neither/both equally 3.1% 7.1% 8.3% 7.1% 6.7%
Don't know/refused 7.8% 5.9% 4.6% 3.5% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2785


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other religion No religion or atheist TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 32.2% 46.2% 46.6% 34.2% 36.7%
Statement #1 - not strongly 14.4% 14.0% 15.8% 20.9% 14.9%
Statement #2 - strongly 30.0% 23.2% 25.1% 23.4% 27.6%
Statement #2 - not strongly 9.6% 6.8% 5.2% 12.1% 8.7%
Neither/both equally 7.4% 6.8% 5.9% 5.2% 7.0%
Don't know/refused 6.4% 3.0% 1.4% 4.1% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1931


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 34.7% 41.3% 34.5% 35.7% 38.7% 34.0% 37.2%
Statement #1 - not strongly 14.6% 13.6% 18.0% 11.3% 15.4% 18.1% 14.7%
Statement #2 - strongly 28.2% 26.7% 25.5% 29.8% 27.7% 26.2% 27.4%
Statement #2 - not strongly 7.9% 7.2% 10.4% 10.1% 9.0% 8.9% 8.7%
Neither/both equally 7.0% 7.0% 7.2% 7.6% 5.8% 7.2% 7.0%
Don't know/refused 7.6% 4.2% 4.4% 5.5% 3.4% 5.6% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1983


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 29.7% 34.9% 35.2% 51.0% 37.7%
Statement #1 - not strongly 16.6% 14.2% 15.3% 14.3% 14.9%
Statement #2 - strongly 34.3% 26.9% 27.2% 23.6% 27.0%
Statement #2 - not strongly 7.0% 9.7% 9.7% 6.0% 8.7%
Neither/both equally 6.4% 8.8% 7.1% 2.8% 6.7%
Don't know/refused 6.0% 5.5% 5.5% 2.3% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1934



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