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


  % OF GROUP: '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Males 42 40 51 56 57 ** 59 ** ** ** 48 41 38 36 34 31
Females 39 39 49 50 54 ** 59 ** ** ** 42 37 33 33 34 29
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Whites non-Hispanic 38 39 49 54 56 ** 62 ** ** ** 49 43 39 37 36 32
Black non-Hispanic 57 39 61 41 44 ** 32 ** ** ** 27 20 17 23 16 25
Hispanic ** 46 38 63 57 ** 52 ** ** ** 25 27 33 31 31 23
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** 25 75 75 53 ** 50 ** ** ** 43 44 22 37 44 13
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 37 40 46 56 47 ** 59 ** ** ** 42 43 44 49 45 35
High School Diploma 40 41 51 52 56 ** 61 ** ** ** 47 42 38 36 37 35
Some College, no Degree 46 38 50 52 62 ** 57 ** ** ** 44 38 31 34 31 28
College Degree/ Post-grad 42 31 53 48 56 ** 55 ** ** ** 40 30 28 24 25 22
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Income 0-16 Percentile 35 37 45 60 55 ** 60 ** ** ** 43 37 34 32 36 35
Income 17-33 Percentile 38 34 46 48 47 ** 56 ** ** ** 41 41 38 35 33 27
Income 34-67 Percentile 41 42 50 52 55 ** 59 ** ** ** 49 39 38 36 34 31
Income 68-95 Percentile 43 40 55 53 58 ** 61 ** ** ** 40 38 32 36 34 28
Income 96-100 Percentile 46 39 53 54 63 ** 61 ** ** ** 56 34 16 29 28 20
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Professionals 40 ** 47 54 60 ** 58 ** ** ** 44 35 31 29 31 28
White Collar 46 ** 54 48 60 ** 61 ** ** ** 44 41 30 37 35 29
Blue Collar 42 ** 52 54 52 ** 58 ** ** ** 45 39 42 37 37 34
Unskilled 58 ** 56 61 48 ** 65 ** ** ** 48 40 29 12 43 43
Farmers 23 ** 53 52 51 ** 46 ** ** ** 37 40 56 57 35 26
Housewives 39 ** 47 53 54 ** 62 ** ** ** 50 47 34 32 31 27
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Union Households 45 42 51 54 53 ** 58 ** ** ** 41 41 38 35 33 36
Non-Union Households 39 38 50 53 56 ** 60 ** ** ** 46 38 34 34 34 29
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
South 42 44 59 57 62 ** 65 ** ** ** 46 44 40 42 40 35
Nonsouth 40 38 47 51 53 ** 57 ** ** ** 44 36 33 31 31 28
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 0 27
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 35 24 25 26 26 24
Born 1943-1958 38 42 51 51 52 ** 52 ** ** ** 40 35 31 29 31 28
Born 1927-1942 41 38 49 50 59 ** 59 ** ** ** 48 45 41 43 40 36
Born 1911-1926 44 41 54 55 56 ** 65 ** ** ** 55 51 48 45 45 43
Born 1895-1910 36 39 45 56 53 ** 65 ** ** ** 51 61 44 67 42 53
Born before 1895 36 38 48 56 57 ** 59 ** ** ** 100 0 ** ** ** **
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Democrats (incl leaners) 44 41 51 53 53 ** 56 ** ** ** 42 36 32 33 30 29
Independents 32 36 51 45 52 ** 58 ** ** ** 38 37 37 27 33 30
Republicans (incl leaners) 37 37 48 57 59 ** 64 ** ** ** 50 44 38 38 38 32
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Liberals ** ** ** ** 55 ** 54 ** ** ** 45 25 23 23 22 19
Moderates ** ** ** ** 58 ** 56 ** ** ** 47 44 36 38 36 32
Conservatives ** ** ** ** 59 ** 69 ** ** ** 49 46 42 39 38 33

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 4B.1.3
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)