December 2006 Values Update Survey

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DIFFABOR

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

As I read some programs and proposals that are being discussed in the country today, please tell me whether you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose each. Making it more difficult for a woman to get an abortion.
  1) Strongly favor
  2) Favor
  3) Oppose
  4) Strongly oppose
  9) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Strongly favor 17.3% 17.3%
Favor 17.5% 34.8%
Oppose 28.6% 63.4%
Strongly oppose 27.4% 90.8%
Don't know 9.2% 100%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Strongly favor 12.6% 18.8% 19.0% 19.4% 15.8% 16.2% 17.3%
Favor 22.2% 19.3% 17.6% 14.6% 16.1% 17.1% 17.6%
Oppose 28.2% 25.5% 28.3% 31.5% 28.5% 29.1% 28.5%
Strongly oppose 29.6% 27.2% 25.8% 28.6% 29.5% 24.2% 27.3%
Don't know 7.4% 9.2% 9.4% 5.9% 10.2% 13.5% 9.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly favor 15.8% 18.6% 17.2%
Favor 19.2% 16.0% 17.6%
Oppose 31.0% 26.3% 28.6%
Strongly oppose 23.6% 30.9% 27.3%
Don't know 10.4% 8.2% 9.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Strongly favor 16.9% 19.4% 16.6% 15.0% 17.2%
Favor 22.1% 19.6% 15.7% 14.3% 17.6%
Oppose 24.1% 27.5% 29.8% 31.2% 28.6%
Strongly oppose 22.2% 22.8% 29.9% 34.3% 27.5%
Don't know 14.7% 10.8% 8.1% 5.2% 9.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Strongly favor 29.0% 10.3% 16.7% 17.6%
Favor 24.4% 14.1% 15.9% 17.4%
Oppose 24.3% 31.2% 30.2% 29.1%
Strongly oppose 16.0% 35.7% 28.3% 27.8%
Don't know 6.3% 8.7% 8.9% 8.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Strongly favor 17.8% 15.3% 15.2% 17.0%
Favor 18.4% 11.5% 18.8% 17.7%
Oppose 28.5% 30.6% 28.3% 28.7%
Strongly oppose 26.7% 33.1% 26.5% 27.4%
Don't know 8.7% 9.5% 11.2% 9.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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