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Total

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Total Agree 4747454436364033----41--39----4440------34--38----35
Total Disagree 4951545462625865----57--59----5258------62--59----62

Party

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Republican Agree 5755515339414131----44--44----5450------42--34----36
Republican Disagree 4144494460575766----53--54----4349------56--65----63
Democrat Agree 4747434636354741----43--43----4036------33--48----42
Democrat Disagree 4950555263625058----56--56----5763------64--48----57
Independent Agree 4142393732333329----37--34----3936------31--33----32
Independent Disagree 5456596165666770----61--64----5861------66--64----67

Sex

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Male Agree 4745464336373835----41--35----4441------35--35----33
Male Disagree 5152535563626064----58--62----5458------61--62----64
Female Agree 4848434536354232----41--42----4439------33--41----37
Female Disagree 4750545262635666----56--56----5159------63--56----61

Age

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
18-29 Agree 4449414135303926----37--41----4339------35--43----36
18-29 Disagree 5248575763696073----61--58----5559------63--53----62
30-49 Agree 4644454434363733----41--39----4339------33--35----36
30-49 Disagree 5054545464636267----58--59----5460------64--62----63
50-64 Agree 4847474734434439----39--38----4541------35--37----32
50-64 Disagree 4851505164555458----60--59----5157------61--60----66
65+ Agree 5448454744374735----48--37----4539------36--39----38
65+ Disagree 4249524954584861----48--58----4756------56--57----58

Generation

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Greatest Agree 5148464942365036------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 4750514956604659------------------------------------
Silent Agree 4846514633434139----39--38----4340------34--39----38
Silent Disagree 4953465165545659----60--60----5256------60--56----58
Boomer Agree 4646434335333833----41--41----4541------33--37----33
Boomer Disagree 5051565564666167----58--57----5358------64--61----65
Gen X Agree ------3836313826----39--39----4337------35--34----37
Gen X Disagree ------6062686073----59--60----5461------62--63----62
Millennial Agree --------------------------------39------33--44----36
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------58------65--51----63

Race

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Agree 4947454436363933----42--39----4640------33--35----33
White Disagree 4751545462625966----57--59----5058------64--63----65
Black Agree 3843504535334430----35--44----3835------36--47----37
Black Disagree 5755485463635366----64--55----6064------61--48----61
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------45------39--45----44
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------53------55--46----52

Education

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
College Grad Agree 5955525644414442----50--46----5048------40--42----38
College Grad Disagree 4044464356585457----49--52----4750------58--56----61
Some College Agree 4845474636343831----39--39----4638------34--36----32
Some College Disagree 4953525263656068----59--60----5161------63--61----67
HS Grad or Less Agree 4444414033353930----38--35----4036------32--37----36
HS Grad or Less Disagree 5253565764635868----60--61----5661------64--59----61

Income

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Low Agree 4345394031324028----42--39----4139------36--46----37
Low Disagree 5152585767665769----55--58----5459------57--50----60
Lower-middle Agree 4545444337383435----42--36----3636------32--34----34
Lower-middle Disagree 5151555561616262----56--61----6061------65--61----63
Upper-middle Agree 5146434536344529----36--39----4740------33--34----35
Upper-middle Disagree 4552555462655570----62--59----5059------65--65----65
Upper Agree 5150514837414637----46--42----5048------37--38----36
Upper Disagree 4749475061585363----53--56----4851------61--61----64

Religious Preference

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 53464747--393531----41--36----5043------32--32----35
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 45515252--606369----58--61----4554------65--67----63
White Mainline Protestant Agree 50464643--384331----46--42----4840------32--35----33
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 47525254--605667----52--55----4859------65--61----66
White Catholic Agree 4946444336364136----42--35----4641------34--40----31
White Catholic Disagree 4753545562625763----55--61----5256------62--58----68
Unaffiliated Agree 39533840332539------32--------3434------34--42----36
Unaffiliated Disagree 60446158647360------65--------6366------63--55----63