December 2006 Values Update Survey

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IRAQTERR

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

Do you think the war in Iraq has helped the war on terrorism, or has it hurt the war on terrorism?
  1) Helped
  2) Hurt
  3) No effect
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Helped 35.6% 35.6%
Hurt 50.1% 85.7%
No effect 5.4% 91.1%
Don't know/Refused 8.9% 100%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Helped 29.0% 33.6% 40.0% 41.7% 34.2% 30.9% 35.5%
Hurt 60.1% 52.3% 46.7% 47.4% 49.5% 49.2% 50.3%
No effect 4.7% 5.6% 6.0% 4.7% 5.4% 5.4% 5.3%
Don't know/Refused 6.2% 8.5% 7.3% 6.3% 10.8% 14.5% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Helped 40.9% 30.6% 35.6%
Hurt 47.4% 52.7% 50.1%
No effect 4.9% 5.8% 5.4%
Don't know/Refused 6.9% 10.9% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Helped 29.0% 35.8% 38.6% 36.2% 35.7%
Hurt 54.2% 50.6% 46.7% 50.9% 50.2%
No effect 2.8% 5.8% 7.8% 3.9% 5.3%
Don't know/Refused 14.0% 7.8% 7.0% 8.9% 8.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Helped 69.4% 17.1% 31.9% 36.2%
Hurt 20.0% 71.9% 52.0% 50.8%
No effect 2.9% 4.6% 7.1% 5.2%
Don't know/Refused 7.7% 6.5% 8.9% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Helped 39.7% 21.6% 27.9% 35.6%
Hurt 45.4% 68.2% 58.4% 50.3%
No effect 5.6% 4.1% 5.5% 5.4%
Don't know/Refused 9.3% 6.1% 8.2% 8.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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