December 2006 Values Update Survey

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ENVLAWS

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

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 law 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 35.4% 35.4%
Mostly agree 48.1% 83.5%
Mostly disagree 11.9% 95.4%
Completely disagree 2.9% 98.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 33.2% 41.0% 38.1% 37.2% 32.9% 28.6% 35.4%
Mostly agree 54.5% 45.5% 47.8% 47.4% 48.6% 47.7% 48.3%
Mostly disagree 7.1% 13.0% 9.9% 10.2% 14.3% 16.1% 11.8%
Completely disagree 3.6% 0.0% 2.6% 2.9% 3.8% 5.5% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 0.6% 1.6% 2.3% 0.3% 2.1% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 36.3% 34.5% 35.3%
Mostly agree 46.4% 49.8% 48.2%
Mostly disagree 12.3% 11.5% 11.9%
Completely disagree 4.2% 1.8% 2.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 2.4% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
982


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Completely agree 41.6% 33.7% 38.0% 32.4% 35.4%
Mostly agree 47.8% 51.0% 45.5% 46.3% 48.0%
Mostly disagree 7.5% 10.4% 11.2% 16.9% 11.9%
Completely disagree 2.0% 2.7% 3.9% 2.8% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 2.2% 1.4% 1.5% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 20.9% 40.8% 40.1% 35.5%
Mostly agree 44.0% 53.9% 45.0% 47.5%
Mostly disagree 27.7% 1.9% 11.4% 12.5%
Completely disagree 6.1% 1.6% 2.3% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 1.7% 1.3% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 31.6% 37.6% 49.3% 35.3%
Mostly agree 48.4% 53.2% 43.8% 48.1%
Mostly disagree 14.1% 6.4% 6.4% 11.9%
Completely disagree 4.0% 0.9% 0.0% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 1.8% 0.6% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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