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Total

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Total Agree 6866696568665968----71--70----7467------58--70----69
Total Disagree 2830283030323830----27--27----2230------38--27----28

Party

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Republican Agree 7571767074726372----72--78----7976------72--72----77
Republican Disagree 2227222624263526----25--18----1823------26--26----21
Democrat Agree 6463656465625860----71--73----7163------53--71----64
Democrat Disagree 3233313233364038----26--25----2635------44--26----34
Independent Agree 6769676567676171----71--66----7467------56--70----71
Independent Disagree 2828303131313727----27--31----2329------40--28----27

Sex

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Male Agree 7170766871726372----73--75----7972------64--74----74
Male Disagree 2626222826273527----25--24----1926------33--23----24
Female Agree 6563636365625664----69--67----7061------53--67----65
Female Disagree 3134333233364134----29--30----2634------42--30----32

Age

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
18-29 Agree 7169737169685763----72--69----7665------63--72----72
18-29 Disagree 2528262529314137----28--29----2232------35--26----27
30-49 Agree 7068716671716374----74--74----7870------61--74----76
30-49 Disagree 2729263028283624----25--24----2027------35--24----22
50-64 Agree 6568676167636066----66--69----7470------56--70----64
50-64 Disagree 3129293332343730----29--28----2327------39--26----33
65+ Agree 6258636162575557----67--63----6555------50--60----61
65+ Disagree 3337333433393940----27--32----2840------47--35----34

Generation

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Greatest Agree 6361626163575358------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 3335343433404039------------------------------------
Silent Agree 6769706168656264----64--68----7261------49--62----62
Silent Disagree 2929263231333633----32--27----2433------47--32----34
Boomer Agree 7268706672716275----74--73----7771------59--72----66
Boomer Disagree 2529273027283723----24--25----2125------37--25----31
Gen X Agree ------7366685663----72--73----7869------61--73----74
Gen X Disagree ------2432314237----27--25----2129------35--24----24
Millennial Agree --------------------------------61------65--72----73
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------38------34--27----25

Race

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Agree 7068706669686069----72--71----7567------60--70----68
White Disagree 2729273029303729----26--26----2130------37--27----30
Black Agree 5754655857554550----63--68----6257------41--62----61
Black Disagree 3742303943455350----35--31----3541------55--35----37
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------75------68--82----79
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------16------28--15----19

Education

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
College Grad Agree 7574736775706675----76--77----7873------65--79----74
College Grad Disagree 2224242923283023----22--22----1925------30--20----25
Some College Agree 6775716672676371----71--72----7669------59--69----72
Some College Disagree 3023272926323628----27--25----2230------38--29----26
HS Grad or Less Agree 6661686564655563----69--67----7262------54--66----65
HS Grad or Less Disagree 2934293134334235----28--30----2432------43--30----32

Income

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Low Agree 5756626261625362----69--58----6761------56--59----57
Low Disagree 3739343437374436----28--38----2931------41--36----39
Lower-middle Agree 6663666467645768----70--72----7265------53--74----67
Lower-middle Disagree 2934323231343929----27--27----2533------43--25----31
Upper-middle Agree 7271706771706072----71--71----7872------60--75----76
Upper-middle Disagree 2526273028293827----27--27----2027------37--24----22
Upper Agree 7576797076756871----78--79----8272------68--76----78
Upper Disagree 2323192623243027----22--19----1626------29--23----21

Religious Preference

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 65617163--676270----70--68----7263------59--67----68
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 32362733--313527----26--27----2532------40--30----27
White Mainline Protestant Agree 70676566--695967----77--73----7772------60--67----65
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 26303028--283831----21--24----2026------39--29----34
White Catholic Agree 7473757074706170----69--72----7967------58--75----69
White Catholic Disagree 2424232525293728----29--26----1931------39--22----28
Unaffiliated Agree 69687562636453------71--------7853------62--70----71
Unaffiliated Disagree 26282136353446------29--------1841------28--27----28