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Government See to Fair Treatment in Jobs 1964-2012
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'DK, No interest'


  % OF GROUP: '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Males 19 ** 18 ** 23 ** ** ** ** ** ** 64 42 ** 38 ** 40 ** 32 ** 38 42 10
Females 23 ** 21 ** 24 ** ** ** ** ** ** 69 54 ** 41 ** 41 ** 40 ** 41 52 12
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Whites non-Hispanic 23 ** 21 ** 25 ** ** ** ** ** ** 68 48 ** 39 ** 40 ** 37 ** 41 49 11
Black non-Hispanic 8 ** 9 ** 9 ** ** ** ** ** ** 58 41 ** 30 ** 34 ** 31 ** 33 35 10
Hispanic ** ** 13 ** 29 ** ** ** ** ** ** 76 62 ** 53 ** 46 ** 40 ** 38 48 9
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** ** 0 ** 26 ** ** ** ** ** ** 73 64 ** 37 ** 54 ** 38 ** 32 41 11
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 24 ** 23 ** 29 ** ** ** ** ** ** 71 63 ** 53 ** 60 ** 55 ** 31 53 5
High School Diploma 21 ** 18 ** 25 ** ** ** ** ** ** 71 56 ** 43 ** 48 ** 39 ** 46 53 10
Some College, no Degree 20 ** 15 ** 16 ** ** ** ** ** ** 65 42 ** 38 ** 36 ** 36 ** 40 47 11
College Degree/ Post-grad 18 ** 24 ** 16 ** ** ** ** ** ** 58 31 ** 30 ** 28 ** 28 ** 29 39 12
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Income 0-16 Percentile 25 ** 24 ** 24 ** ** ** ** ** ** 70 55 ** 41 ** 46 ** 41 ** 42 51 10
Income 17-33 Percentile 21 ** 23 ** 27 ** ** ** ** ** ** 67 52 ** 40 ** 45 ** 41 ** 47 49 12
Income 34-67 Percentile 20 ** 17 ** 24 ** ** ** ** ** ** 67 47 ** 40 ** 44 ** 38 ** 39 47 10
Income 68-95 Percentile 20 ** 16 ** 20 ** ** ** ** ** ** 65 41 ** 36 ** 33 ** 28 ** 38 45 11
Income 96-100 Percentile 18 ** 19 ** 17 ** ** ** ** ** ** 62 40 ** 34 ** 29 ** 17 ** 25 37 9
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Professionals 17 ** 19 ** 19 ** ** ** ** ** ** 58 37 ** 34 ** 31 ** 30 ** 30 ** **
White Collar 20 ** 17 ** 21 ** ** ** ** ** ** 70 49 ** 36 ** 36 ** 38 ** 42 ** **
Blue Collar 22 ** 18 ** 25 ** ** ** ** ** ** 69 54 ** 44 ** 50 ** 39 ** 45 ** **
Unskilled 17 ** 11 ** 20 ** ** ** ** ** ** 73 61 ** 45 ** 65 ** 44 ** 41 ** **
Farmers 20 ** 22 ** 31 ** ** ** ** ** ** 72 38 ** 54 ** 59 ** 20 ** 15 ** **
Housewives 24 ** 23 ** 27 ** ** ** ** ** ** 69 62 ** 37 ** 37 ** 44 ** 43 ** **
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Union Households 18 ** 16 ** 24 ** ** ** ** ** ** 66 47 ** 39 ** 36 ** 36 ** 41 45 10
Non-Union Households 22 ** 20 ** 23 ** ** ** ** ** ** 67 49 ** 39 ** 42 ** 36 ** 39 48 11
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
South 20 ** 13 ** 19 ** ** ** ** ** ** 68 49 ** 40 ** 42 ** 37 ** 41 46 13
Nonsouth 22 ** 21 ** 25 ** ** ** ** ** ** 66 49 ** 39 ** 40 ** 36 ** 39 48 10
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 13
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 62 ** 52 ** 36 ** 47 54 9
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 69 57 ** 43 ** 43 ** 38 ** 38 50 12
Born 1943-1958 19 ** 22 ** 20 ** ** ** ** ** ** 65 43 ** 37 ** 38 ** 31 ** 34 37 13
Born 1927-1942 20 ** 17 ** 22 ** ** ** ** ** ** 66 43 ** 36 ** 37 ** 36 ** 42 44 7
Born 1911-1926 22 ** 17 ** 26 ** ** ** ** ** ** 68 50 ** 40 ** 41 ** 49 ** 35 50 10
Born 1895-1910 20 ** 22 ** 27 ** ** ** ** ** ** 70 64 ** 47 ** 49 ** 61 ** ** ** **
Born before 1895 27 ** 34 ** 26 ** ** ** ** ** ** 100 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Democrats (incl leaners) 20 ** 18 ** 20 ** ** ** ** ** ** 65 47 ** 38 ** 42 ** 36 ** 42 46 9
Independents 20 ** 15 ** 28 ** ** ** ** ** ** 71 60 ** 47 ** 56 ** 43 ** 40 63 18
Republicans (incl leaners) 23 ** 21 ** 26 ** ** ** ** ** ** 67 46 ** 38 ** 34 ** 35 ** 37 44 10
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Liberals ** ** ** ** 12 ** ** ** ** ** ** 62 38 ** 32 ** 29 ** 34 ** 35 38 10
Moderates ** ** ** ** 24 ** ** ** ** ** ** 65 50 ** 36 ** 43 ** 35 ** 39 50 11
Conservatives ** ** ** ** 17 ** ** ** ** ** ** 66 41 ** 37 ** 32 ** 32 ** 34 43 12

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
          2008 NOTE: open-ended coding of occupation is not yet complete.
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Table 4B.8.3
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)