December 2006 Values Update Survey

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AIDSPUN

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? AIDS might be God's punishment for immoral sexual behavior.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 9.1% 9.1%
Mostly agree 13.6% 22.7%
Mostly disagree 20% 42.7%
Completely disagree 52.5% 95.2%
Don't know/Refused 4.8% 100%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 6.9% 7.1% 8.0% 10.2% 10.5% 12.3% 9.1%
Mostly agree 13.4% 9.7% 12.6% 16.1% 12.5% 16.4% 13.4%
Mostly disagree 25.7% 18.6% 19.8% 19.0% 16.4% 22.8% 20.2%
Completely disagree 51.3% 59.4% 54.6% 50.5% 56.9% 42.0% 52.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 5.2% 5.1% 4.2% 3.6% 6.5% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 8.4% 9.8% 9.1%
Mostly agree 15.9% 11.4% 13.6%
Mostly disagree 20.8% 19.1% 20.0%
Completely disagree 49.5% 55.4% 52.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.4% 4.2% 4.8%
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 21.0% 11.1% 4.8% 4.1% 9.1%
Mostly agree 20.3% 19.1% 9.0% 6.7% 13.6%
Mostly disagree 22.1% 20.2% 24.8% 15.1% 20.1%
Completely disagree 31.0% 44.9% 55.5% 71.1% 52.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.5% 4.7% 5.8% 3.0% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 9.0% 10.5% 7.6% 8.9%
Mostly agree 18.3% 11.9% 11.3% 13.2%
Mostly disagree 19.5% 16.9% 22.2% 19.7%
Completely disagree 47.5% 56.2% 54.5% 53.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.7% 4.4% 4.4% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 7.6% 18.1% 9.9% 9.2%
Mostly agree 11.9% 15.5% 18.2% 13.4%
Mostly disagree 20.8% 10.6% 22.7% 20.0%
Completely disagree 54.8% 53.5% 43.8% 52.6%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 2.2% 5.5% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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