December 2006 Values Update Survey

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FGAYTCH

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? School boards ought to have the right to fire teachers who are known homosexuals.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 17.8% 17.8%
Mostly agree 10.5% 28.3%
Mostly disagree 27.1% 55.4%
Completely disagree 39.1% 94.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 100.1%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 12.3% 15.1% 13.8% 16.9% 20.3% 27.8% 17.6%
Mostly agree 11.5% 5.7% 10.9% 7.8% 14.8% 14.2% 10.5%
Mostly disagree 24.1% 22.7% 29.8% 31.5% 23.6% 28.7% 27.0%
Completely disagree 44.8% 53.0% 39.7% 40.4% 33.8% 22.2% 39.3%
Don't know/Refused 7.3% 3.4% 5.8% 3.4% 7.5% 7.1% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 19.5% 16.2% 17.8%
Mostly agree 13.5% 7.6% 10.5%
Mostly disagree 28.9% 25.4% 27.1%
Completely disagree 33.0% 44.9% 39.1%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 6.0% 5.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1025


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Completely agree 29.7% 22.9% 12.3% 9.4% 17.8%
Mostly agree 13.4% 12.6% 11.1% 6.0% 10.6%
Mostly disagree 22.4% 27.2% 29.1% 27.5% 27.0%
Completely disagree 24.8% 31.3% 42.9% 54.2% 39.3%
Don't know/Refused 9.7% 6.0% 4.6% 2.8% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 22.6% 15.4% 16.8% 17.7%
Mostly agree 15.3% 8.2% 9.5% 10.4%
Mostly disagree 22.9% 24.1% 34.0% 27.8%
Completely disagree 33.3% 48.4% 34.7% 39.2%
Don't know/Refused 5.9% 3.9% 5.0% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 18.4% 27.2% 8.9% 17.6%
Mostly agree 10.0% 12.1% 12.3% 10.6%
Mostly disagree 27.2% 19.6% 32.1% 27.3%
Completely disagree 40.1% 34.4% 38.1% 39.1%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 6.7% 8.6% 5.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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