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Total

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Total Agree 313534353334--30----34--38----3129------27--25----26
Total Disagree 656264626465--69----64--60----6669------71--72----73

Party

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Republican Agree 323033283132--28----32--29----2725------27--25----22
Republican Disagree 676866706766--71----68--68----7274------71--74----78
Democrat Agree 313832373436--30----34--36----3130------29--25----26
Democrat Disagree 656065616462--68----65--61----6669------70--73----72
Independent Agree 313435383532--29----37--46----3431------25--24----25
Independent Disagree 636463596367--70----63--53----6469------71--72----73

Sex

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Male Agree 303735363535--31----35--39----3229------29--26----27
Male Disagree 676164626464--68----64--60----6570------69--70----72
Female Agree 323433343233--29----34--38----3029------25--23----25
Female Disagree 636363626465--70----65--60----6869------72--74----74

Age

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
18-29 Agree 313731383537--39----34--45----3633------32--27----28
18-29 Disagree 645965596462--60----65--53----6266------67--72----72
30-49 Agree 283533333329--25----31--35----3026------27--25----26
30-49 Disagree 686466646570--75----69--64----6971------71--73----73
50-64 Agree 313131322932--31----34--32----3026------23--21----26
50-64 Disagree 656767656967--69----65--66----6873------76--75----73
65+ Agree 374042373842--31----43--45----3033------28--30----25
65+ Disagree 595654605754--67----54--51----6464------68--65----72

Generation

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Greatest Agree 353837343941--35------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 626061625755--65------------------------------------
Silent Agree 293029332832--30----33--35----3129------24--30----23
Silent Disagree 676868646967--70----66--63----6468------73--63----74
Boomer Agree 283534343429--24----30--33----2726------26--22----27
Boomer Disagree 676365646570--75----70--66----7172------72--76----72
Gen X Agree ------383638--39----35--40----3428------26--25----25
Gen X Disagree ------576261--60----63--58----6570------71--73----74
Millennial Agree --------------------------------39------34--27----29
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------59------65--72----71

Race

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Agree 303533333333--28----35--36----3027------26--23----25
White Disagree 666365646566--71----64--62----6872------72--74----75
Black Agree 344333474241--40----32--42----3931------34--28----26
Black Disagree 605563515357--59----67--55----5965------66--70----73
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------35------31--34----32
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------62------65--61----63

Education

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
College Grad Agree 232421242223--16----27--29----2320------18--17----17
College Grad Disagree 747578757876--83----72--70----7680------80--82----83
Some College Agree 252931293226--30----32--30----2723------25--18----23
Some College Disagree 726968696773--69----67--68----7174------73--81----76
HS Grad or Less Agree 354138403840--36----39--45----3736------33--33----34
HS Grad or Less Disagree 605658565858--64----60--52----6062------65--61----63

Income

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Low Agree 364637434441--37----41--48----3742------38--34----38
Low Disagree 565058545256--62----57--48----6057------60--62----60
Lower-middle Agree 344034383337--29----35--41----3527------26--28----28
Lower-middle Disagree 625863606462--69----64--58----6370------71--67----70
Upper-middle Agree 283134323130--26----31--37----2826------25--24----23
Upper-middle Disagree 686764666869--74----68--62----7174------73--76----77
Upper Agree 242529292825--27----32--31----2419------24--20----18
Upper Disagree 737371707274--73----68--67----7481------75--80----82

Religious Preference

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 29353432--33--24----36--38----3131------30--23----26
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 68646466--65--74----63--58----6668------69--76----74
White Mainline Protestant Agree 29342731--33--32----30--37----2828------23--29----27
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 68637166--66--67----69--63----6970------74--67----72
White Catholic Agree 333837343233--28----40--39----2725------27--27----21
White Catholic Disagree 636061626666--72----59--59----7075------71--68----77
Unaffiliated Agree 313433424032--------33--------3721------28--19----23
Unaffiliated Disagree 636566545767--------67--------6077------71--78----77