Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes, 1987-2009

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AIDSGOD

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

AIDS might be God's punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (Q16L)
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 15.2% 15.2%
Mostly agree 21% 36.2%
Mostly disagree 20.5% 56.7%
Completely disagree 35.9% 92.6%
Don't know/Refused 7.4% 100%
Total N = 23217

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Completely agree 14.2% 13.5% 14.7% 19.2% 20.3% 15.3%
Mostly agree 22.5% 19.9% 19.9% 21.2% 24.5% 21.0%
Mostly disagree 21.3% 20.1% 20.4% 20.5% 19.4% 20.5%
Completely disagree 35.9% 40.5% 38.6% 29.0% 20.3% 35.9%
Don't know/Refused 6.1% 6.0% 6.5% 10.1% 15.4% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23023


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Completely agree 13.9% 25.9% 15.2% 15.3%
Mostly agree 21.2% 20.7% 19.1% 21.0%
Mostly disagree 21.0% 16.4% 21.1% 20.5%
Completely disagree 36.8% 28.9% 36.0% 35.8%
Don't know/Refused 7.2% 8.2% 8.7% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23042


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 15.3% 15.1% 15.2%
Mostly agree 22.2% 19.8% 21.0%
Mostly disagree 21.1% 19.9% 20.4%
Completely disagree 33.9% 37.7% 35.9%
Don't know/Refused 7.4% 7.4% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
23217


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 26.3% 17.9% 13.2% 10.3% 6.2% 15.2%
Mostly agree 25.5% 23.4% 24.7% 18.9% 14.1% 21.0%
Mostly disagree 17.0% 21.3% 22.6% 23.4% 19.0% 20.5%
Completely disagree 20.8% 29.6% 31.1% 41.4% 55.6% 35.9%
Don't know/Refused 10.4% 7.8% 8.3% 6.0% 5.1% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23140


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference Other TOTAL
Completely agree 15.1% 17.4% 13.0% 15.9% 13.6% 15.2%
Mostly agree 24.6% 19.9% 19.5% 20.4% 17.0% 21.0%
Mostly disagree 21.8% 18.4% 21.3% 21.2% 15.6% 20.4%
Completely disagree 31.4% 36.7% 39.4% 31.6% 38.8% 36.0%
Don't know/Refused 7.0% 7.6% 6.8% 10.9% 15.0% 7.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
22849


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Completely agree 12.5% 13.8% 20.9% 11.1% 15.2%
Mostly agree 19.8% 22.0% 22.4% 18.9% 21.0%
Mostly disagree 21.1% 22.7% 18.3% 20.5% 20.5%
Completely disagree 39.6% 34.5% 30.1% 42.5% 35.9%
Don't know/Refused 6.9% 7.0% 8.4% 7.0% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23217



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