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General Social Survey, 1976 - Analysis

RACOPEN

ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: Suppose there is a community-wide vote on the general housing issue. There are two possible laws to vote on. Which law would you vote for?
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) One law which says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negro/Blacks/African-Americans).85162.1%62.1%-0.48
2) The second law which says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.47134.4%96.5%0.47
3) Neither241.8%98.2%1.43
8) Don't know171.2%99.5%6.21
9) No answer70.5%100.0%7.16
Missing129
Total Unweighted N = 1370





Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
One law which says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negro/Blacks/African-Americans).62.9%
381
61.5%
470
062.1%
851
The second law which says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.33.7%
204
34.9%
267
034.4%
471
Neither1.8%
11
1.7%
13
01.8%
24
Don't know1.2%
7
1.3%
10
01.2%
17
No answer0.5%
3
0.5%
4
00.5%
7
Missing63661290
Total 100%
606
100%
764
   
1370

Age (I-AGE)

 18-3031-4445-5960-7475+MissingTotal
One law which says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negro/Blacks/African-Americans).48.6%
185
61.4%
207
67.1%
198
73.4%
182
74.0%
77
262.2%
849
The second law which says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.49.1%
187
35.3%
119
29.8%
88
21.4%
53
20.2%
21
334.3%
468
Neither1.3%
5
1.8%
6
1.4%
4
3.6%
9
0.0%
0
01.8%
24
Don't know0.8%
3
0.6%
2
1.4%
4
1.6%
4
3.8%
4
01.2%
17
No answer0.3%
1
0.9%
3
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
1.9%
2
00.5%
7
Missing4223302581341
Total 100%
381
100%
337
100%
295
100%
248
100%
104
   
1365

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh schoolAssociate/Junior collegeBachelor'sGraduateMissingTotal
One law which says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negro/Blacks/African-Americans).69.7%
318
61.2%
419
31.6%
6
53.5%
77
47.5%
29
262.2%
849
The second law which says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.25.9%
118
35.8%
245
68.4%
13
41.7%
60
52.5%
32
334.3%
468
Neither2.0%
9
1.8%
12
0.0%
0
2.1%
3
0.0%
0
01.8%
24
Don't know1.8%
8
1.0%
7
0.0%
0
1.4%
2
0.0%
0
01.2%
17
No answer0.7%
3
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
1.4%
2
0.0%
0
00.5%
7
Missing72435801341
Total 100%
456
100%
685
100%
19
100%
144
100%
61
   
1365

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
One law which says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negro/Blacks/African-Americans).67.1%
566
56.3%
211
44.4%
12
49.1%
53
46.7%
7
262.1%
849
The second law which says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.28.7%
242
40.8%
153
55.6%
15
49.1%
53
53.3%
8
034.4%
471
Neither2.1%
18
1.3%
5
0.0%
0
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
01.8%
24
Don't know1.5%
13
1.1%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
01.2%
17
No answer0.5%
4
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
00.5%
7
Missing108150601310
Total 100%
843
100%
375
100%
27
100%
108
100%
15
   
1368

Region (I-REGION)

 NortheastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
One law which says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negro/Blacks/African-Americans).59.2%
183
60.1%
243
72.1%
303
51.5%
122
062.1%
851
The second law which says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.37.9%
117
35.9%
145
22.9%
96
47.7%
113
034.4%
471
Neither1.6%
5
2.5%
10
1.9%
8
0.4%
1
01.8%
24
Don't know0.6%
2
1.2%
5
2.1%
9
0.4%
1
01.2%
17
No answer0.6%
2
0.2%
1
1.0%
4
0.0%
0
00.5%
7
Missing312061171290
Total 100%
309
100%
404
100%
420
100%
237
   
1370

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 NeverLess than once a monthLess than once a weekWeekly or moreMissingTotal
One law which says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negro/Blacks/African-Americans).63.3%
119
61.2%
323
64.5%
162
61.1%
242
562.1%
846
The second law which says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.34.0%
64
35.2%
186
31.9%
80
35.1%
139
234.4%
469
Neither1.1%
2
2.1%
11
1.6%
4
1.8%
7
01.8%
24
Don't know0.5%
1
0.9%
5
1.2%
3
2.0%
8
01.2%
17
No answer1.1%
2
0.6%
3
0.8%
2
0.0%
0
00.5%
7
Missing64345351360
Total 100%
188
100%
528
100%
251
100%
396
   
1363

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