Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes, 1987-2009

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MIRACLE

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

Even today miracles are performed by the power of God. (Q16C)
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 52.5% 52.5%
Mostly agree 29.6% 82.1%
Mostly disagree 8.5% 90.6%
Completely disagree 4.8% 95.4%
Don't know/Refused 4.5% 99.9%
Total N = 18987

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Completely agree 45.9% 51.0% 55.5% 58.7% 60.6% 52.5%
Mostly agree 33.4% 30.2% 27.6% 26.8% 25.7% 29.6%
Mostly disagree 9.9% 9.3% 8.2% 6.1% 7.0% 8.6%
Completely disagree 5.5% 5.0% 4.9% 4.4% 2.2% 4.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 4.5% 3.8% 4.0% 4.5% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
18870


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Completely agree 50.2% 71.1% 47.9% 52.5%
Mostly agree 30.7% 20.4% 34.0% 29.7%
Mostly disagree 9.2% 3.8% 8.0% 8.5%
Completely disagree 5.3% 1.7% 3.9% 4.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 2.9% 6.3% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
18895


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 45.6% 58.8% 52.5%
Mostly agree 31.1% 28.3% 29.6%
Mostly disagree 11.5% 5.9% 8.5%
Completely disagree 6.3% 3.5% 4.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 3.5% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
18987


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, technical, or vocational school AFTER high school Some college, no four-year degree College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) or higher TOTAL
Completely agree 61.5% 55.8% 53.2% 48.4% 40.9% 52.5%
Mostly agree 26.8% 30.3% 30.6% 31.1% 29.9% 29.7%
Mostly disagree 5.0% 6.7% 7.9% 10.4% 13.8% 8.5%
Completely disagree 2.8% 3.1% 2.9% 5.6% 9.7% 4.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 4.0% 5.3% 4.5% 5.7% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
18927


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference Other TOTAL
Completely agree 55.3% 54.7% 48.0% 50.1% 46.0% 52.5%
Mostly agree 30.1% 29.0% 30.5% 27.2% 19.5% 29.7%
Mostly disagree 7.7% 7.3% 10.5% 8.9% 16.1% 8.6%
Completely disagree 3.5% 5.0% 5.6% 5.0% 12.6% 4.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 4.0% 5.3% 8.8% 5.7% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
18744


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Completely agree 44.0% 50.2% 64.9% 45.6% 52.5%
Mostly agree 32.8% 33.3% 24.2% 30.1% 29.6%
Mostly disagree 10.7% 8.8% 5.3% 10.7% 8.5%
Completely disagree 6.3% 3.8% 2.8% 7.5% 4.8%
Don't know/Refused 6.2% 3.8% 2.8% 6.0% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
18987



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