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Change in Situation of Blacks 1964-1994
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Some'


  % OF GROUP: '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Males 36 37 33 33 33 ** 31 ** ** ** 39 41 43 46 48 45
Females 39 40 36 36 37 ** 33 ** ** ** 42 45 47 47 45 46
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Whites non-Hispanic 39 38 35 34 34 ** 30 ** ** ** 39 42 45 46 46 46
Black non-Hispanic 32 46 32 46 47 ** 49 ** ** ** 51 48 50 48 48 43
Hispanic ** 8 38 25 33 ** 36 ** ** ** 42 43 42 47 47 43
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** 50 0 25 37 ** 26 ** ** ** 43 38 45 52 37 42
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 38 33 32 30 35 ** 28 ** ** ** 34 31 34 36 37 34
High School Diploma 38 36 35 35 36 ** 31 ** ** ** 41 41 44 46 46 43
Some College, no Degree 36 46 37 35 32 ** 36 ** ** ** 43 47 47 45 48 50
College Degree/ Post-grad 40 57 36 43 38 ** 36 ** ** ** 40 48 51 53 49 51
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Income 0-16 Percentile 38 39 36 28 33 ** 30 ** ** ** 36 38 41 44 41 36
Income 17-33 Percentile 39 36 36 37 40 ** 33 ** ** ** 44 39 45 45 51 49
Income 34-67 Percentile 40 39 34 37 37 ** 34 ** ** ** 40 44 45 48 46 47
Income 68-95 Percentile 38 39 35 36 35 ** 32 ** ** ** 45 49 48 46 47 49
Income 96-100 Percentile 36 47 32 37 29 ** 35 ** ** ** 28 47 64 55 47 39
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Professionals 39 ** 36 35 32 ** 34 ** ** ** 43 48 48 51 46 48
White Collar 39 ** 35 39 33 ** 34 ** ** ** 45 41 52 46 48 49
Blue Collar 35 ** 33 35 37 ** 32 ** ** ** 37 41 39 44 45 44
Unskilled 19 ** 30 22 38 ** 28 ** ** ** 38 40 45 72 35 32
Farmers 38 ** 33 40 35 ** 35 ** ** ** 43 40 36 26 50 46
Housewives 39 ** 36 32 36 ** 29 ** ** ** 38 38 49 49 47 45
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Union Households 36 34 36 34 37 ** 34 ** ** ** 43 41 43 46 51 46
Non-Union Households 38 41 34 35 35 ** 32 ** ** ** 40 43 46 47 46 46
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
South 37 35 28 31 29 ** 29 ** ** ** 39 38 41 41 41 41
Nonsouth 38 40 37 36 38 ** 34 ** ** ** 42 45 48 49 49 48
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 69 39
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 47 52 50 49 50 48
Born 1943-1958 35 37 34 38 39 ** 40 ** ** ** 44 45 48 52 45 44
Born 1927-1942 36 42 37 36 33 ** 30 ** ** ** 40 38 44 41 47 46
Born 1911-1926 39 38 32 35 35 ** 28 ** ** ** 35 38 38 41 41 44
Born 1895-1910 41 40 37 31 35 ** 25 ** ** ** 31 27 40 19 36 31
Born before 1895 34 33 32 26 28 ** 28 ** ** ** 0 0 ** ** ** **
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Democrats (incl leaners) 36 36 36 35 38 ** 35 ** ** ** 41 46 46 49 47 47
Independents 41 35 29 40 33 ** 29 ** ** ** 41 40 43 46 44 36
Republicans (incl leaners) 39 45 34 32 33 ** 31 ** ** ** 41 40 46 44 46 47
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Liberals ** ** ** ** 39 ** 36 ** ** ** 38 48 50 53 49 55
Moderates ** ** ** ** 33 ** 37 ** ** ** 40 43 46 49 45 47
Conservatives ** ** ** ** 34 ** 26 ** ** ** 41 40 44 46 47 46

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 4B.1.2
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: variable used for race grouping has changed. See Table 1A.3

(Table generated: 26OCT15)