July 2003 Values Update Survey

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AGREE1A

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

[ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : There needs to be stricter laws and regulations to protect the environment
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 46.4% 46.4%
Mostly agree 40.5% 86.9%
Mostly disagree 9.5% 96.4%
Completely disagree 3% 99.4%
Don't know/Refused .6% 100%
Total N = 1284

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 50.2% 49.5% 46.3% 48.8% 36.0% 45.5% 46.4%
Mostly agree 40.2% 38.5% 45.6% 41.1% 44.7% 33.5% 40.7%
Mostly disagree 7.4% 9.4% 6.3% 7.3% 13.0% 15.0% 9.4%
Completely disagree 2.3% 2.6% 1.8% 2.1% 6.3% 3.6% 2.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 2.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1269


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than High School High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, Technical, or vocational school AFTER high school or some college, no 4-year degree College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Completely agree 56.6% 42.4% 48.2% 42.6% 47.7% 46.5%
Mostly agree 30.5% 44.9% 39.1% 42.3% 40.5% 40.5%
Mostly disagree 5.9% 10.0% 8.9% 12.2% 9.9% 9.5%
Completely disagree 5.8% 2.5% 3.0% 2.4% 1.9% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.1% 0.8% 0.5% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1282


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Completely agree 45.0% 48.8% 43.6% 48.4% 46.3%
Mostly agree 41.1% 38.5% 35.3% 42.9% 40.6%
Mostly disagree 10.4% 9.1% 14.2% 6.4% 9.6%
Completely disagree 3.3% 3.6% 2.1% 2.3% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 4.9% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1277


Race (I-RACE)

White/White Hispanic Black/Black Hispanic Other or mixed race TOTAL
Completely agree 44.3% 53.3% 54.1% 46.1%
Mostly agree 42.2% 39.2% 30.1% 40.9%
Mostly disagree 9.7% 5.5% 14.4% 9.5%
Completely disagree 3.2% 2.0% 1.4% 2.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1262


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 42.8% 49.6% 46.4%
Mostly agree 41.1% 40.0% 40.5%
Mostly disagree 12.6% 6.7% 9.5%
Completely disagree 3.2% 2.8% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.8% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1284



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