Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes, 1987-2009

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FEMTRAD

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

Women should return to their traditional roles in society. (Q16J)
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 9.6% 9.6%
Mostly agree 16.7% 26.3%
Mostly disagree 29.2% 55.5%
Completely disagree 41% 96.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 100%
Total N = 23783

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Completely agree 6.5% 7.8% 9.4% 14.9% 18.0% 9.6%
Mostly agree 12.8% 14.6% 17.0% 22.2% 27.3% 16.7%
Mostly disagree 28.8% 29.7% 29.2% 29.7% 26.8% 29.2%
Completely disagree 49.7% 45.5% 40.4% 28.6% 19.7% 41.0%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 2.4% 3.9% 4.6% 8.1% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23566


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Completely agree 8.9% 14.6% 10.7% 9.6%
Mostly agree 16.8% 16.6% 16.7% 16.7%
Mostly disagree 30.4% 22.0% 26.5% 29.3%
Completely disagree 40.6% 43.2% 42.1% 41.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 3.6% 4.1% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23578


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 9.4% 9.8% 9.6%
Mostly agree 16.6% 16.8% 16.7%
Mostly disagree 33.0% 25.7% 29.2%
Completely disagree 37.4% 44.3% 41.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 3.4% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
23783


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 19.2% 10.4% 9.2% 5.8% 3.5% 9.6%
Mostly agree 24.1% 18.7% 16.3% 13.8% 9.9% 16.7%
Mostly disagree 25.9% 30.9% 31.4% 30.1% 28.3% 29.2%
Completely disagree 25.1% 36.7% 39.0% 47.9% 56.0% 41.0%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 3.3% 4.2% 2.5% 2.5% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23692


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference Other TOTAL
Completely agree 9.2% 11.3% 8.0% 9.7% 5.4% 9.5%
Mostly agree 19.5% 16.1% 14.3% 21.5% 9.7% 16.6%
Mostly disagree 33.5% 26.1% 29.6% 25.3% 26.9% 29.3%
Completely disagree 34.6% 43.4% 44.8% 36.9% 52.7% 41.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 3.1% 3.3% 6.6% 5.4% 3.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23423


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Completely agree 10.2% 8.4% 11.3% 7.9% 9.6%
Mostly agree 16.3% 16.4% 18.2% 15.2% 16.7%
Mostly disagree 27.4% 31.5% 29.4% 28.3% 29.2%
Completely disagree 42.9% 40.6% 37.4% 45.0% 41.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 3.2% 3.7% 3.6% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23783



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