30n Business corporations generally strike a fair balance between making profits and serving the public interest

Total

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Total Agree 434238434040--45----45--45----4138------38--37----38
Total Disagree 495356505755--53----52--50----5557------58--59----58

Party

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Republican Agree 535044504647--57----48--53----4848------49--49----52
Republican Disagree 404451435149--42----47--45----4946------47--48----43
Democrat Agree 394137363938--35----43--41----3836------35--31----29
Democrat Disagree 535457565857--63----55--52----5759------61--65----67
Independent Agree 403631433538--47----46--45----3932------35--34----37
Independent Disagree 505963526259--51----52--51----5765------61--62----60

Sex

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Male Agree 444339424142--48----50--49----4040------41--38----41
Male Disagree 505258535756--51----48--48----5756------57--58----57
Female Agree 424137433939--43----41--42----4236------35--35----35
Female Disagree 485354475655--54----56--51----5358------60--59----60

Age

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
18-29 Agree 464641474547--44----54--56----5046------46--44----42
18-29 Disagree 454851445251--55----44--40----4750------51--52----56
30-49 Agree 383832403735--47----39--42----4036------39--37----39
30-49 Disagree 555863556162--51----59--55----5760------58--61----57
50-64 Agree 444341423742--44----41--40----3432------29--33----33
50-64 Disagree 485154505954--53----56--56----6263------67--63----64
65+ Agree 484445424342--43----53--45----4239------34--33----38
65+ Disagree 424947454947--53----40--43----4752------58--57----55

Generation

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Greatest Agree 474240404241--42------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 455151475148--55------------------------------------
Silent Agree 414439413743--43----43--42----3834------30--32----38
Silent Disagree 515256526053--53----54--51----5758------62--57----53
Boomer Agree 413833413635--48----38--40----3631------31--35----35
Boomer Disagree 515762556162--51----60--57----6164------65--62----63
Gen X Agree ------504948--44----53--50----4443------41--35----38
Gen X Disagree ------394951--55----45--46----5353------56--62----57
Millennial Agree --------------------------------53------51--44----42
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------44------46--51----56

Race

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Agree 434237423940--46----45--47----4036------35--35----38
White Disagree 495358515856--51----52--48----5660------61--61----59
Black Agree 403843394640--40----40--40----4539------43--46----31
Black Disagree 495546524855--59----57--57----5257------57--51----66
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------51------43--35----46
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------44------48--56----49

Education

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
College Grad Agree 414034413537--45----37--44----3637------33--35----35
College Grad Disagree 575864566362--53----60--54----6259------61--63----63
Some College Agree 424132413938--47----38--43----3835------32--34----37
Some College Disagree 535564566058--51----58--55----5960------66--63----61
HS Grad or Less Agree 444341434242--45----51--47----4540------42--39----40
HS Grad or Less Disagree 455051465352--53----46--46----4955------54--53----53

Income

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Low Agree 414140454344--41----50--48----4642------42--41----40
Low Disagree 435151445249--56----46--46----4652------52--52----54
Lower-middle Agree 444343433742--45----50--48----4135------39--32----39
Lower-middle Disagree 465151515954--54----47--46----5659------56--63----57
Upper-middle Agree 434034433838--48----39--47----3932------30--34----35
Upper-middle Disagree 525760526160--50----59--51----5865------68--64----62
Upper Agree 424238424140--47----41--41----3843------41--37----38
Upper Disagree 555658545659--53----55--56----6056------57--61----60

Religious Preference

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 49454043--44--44----48--50----4435------41--39----40
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 44515351--52--52----47--44----5059------54--56----53
White Mainline Protestant Agree 44433742--40--53----47--49----3737------30--35----35
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 49535950--56--47----51--48----5958------66--61----62
White Catholic Agree 424136433839--50----44--49----4237------41--37----36
White Catholic Disagree 505559506056--48----55--47----5458------56--59----61
Unaffiliated Agree 383640393237--------38--------3632------28--29----33
Unaffiliated Disagree 585452536661--------59--------6166------69--69----65