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Likelihood of Conventional War 1956-2002
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Not Worried'


  % OF GROUP: '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02
Males 49 ** 43 ** 51 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 38 50 45 57 21 56 ** ** ** 54 24
Females 40 ** 23 ** 38 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 29 30 25 36 8 34 ** ** ** 41 11
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02
Whites non-Hispanic 44 ** 31 ** 44 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 34 41 34 48 13 46 ** ** ** 52 16
Black non-Hispanic 50 ** 43 ** 45 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 26 27 29 40 16 38 ** ** ** 26 20
Hispanic ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 29 27 26 32 12 36 ** ** ** 32 9
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 55 49 42 47 40 46 ** ** ** 39 27
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 50 ** 39 ** 47 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 22 34 33 36 13 33 ** ** ** 28 23
High School Diploma 41 ** 26 ** 41 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 30 36 32 44 14 43 ** ** ** 43 16
Some College, no Degree 43 ** 41 ** 43 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 41 44 34 48 16 44 ** ** ** 50 16
College Degree/ Post-grad 43 ** 33 ** 50 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 39 43 37 50 14 49 ** ** ** 52 17
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02
Income 0-16 Percentile 51 ** 37 ** 49 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 29 28 31 37 8 29 ** ** ** 31 **
Income 17-33 Percentile 45 ** 34 ** 37 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 31 31 26 39 11 38 ** ** ** 46 **
Income 34-67 Percentile 40 ** 30 ** 45 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 33 41 39 47 21 46 ** ** ** 51 **
Income 68-95 Percentile 45 ** 31 ** 44 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 38 43 35 51 14 51 ** ** ** 53 **
Income 96-100 Percentile 45 ** 34 ** 44 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 40 58 28 51 10 54 ** ** ** 49 **
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02
Professionals 45 ** 36 ** 46 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 42 43 37 50 13 50 ** ** ** 52 **
White Collar 37 ** 29 ** 41 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 29 38 28 47 10 44 ** ** ** 46 **
Blue Collar 50 ** 40 ** 50 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 30 40 38 44 19 43 ** ** ** 41 **
Unskilled 48 ** 68 ** 47 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 31 33 46 29 16 49 ** ** ** 53 **
Farmers 53 ** 40 ** 54 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 34 44 38 56 14 52 ** ** ** 55 **
Housewives 40 ** 21 ** 37 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 32 29 20 33 6 32 ** ** ** 45 **
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02
Union Households 42 ** 35 ** 50 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 33 38 37 45 14 46 ** ** ** 44 19
Non-Union Households 45 ** 31 ** 42 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 34 39 33 45 14 44 ** ** ** 47 16
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02
South 42 ** 25 ** 39 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 32 39 34 45 13 43 ** ** ** 42 19
Nonsouth 45 ** 35 ** 45 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 34 39 33 45 15 45 ** ** ** 48 15
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 46 ** ** ** 46 19
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 29 34 25 49 16 41 ** ** ** 53 17
Born 1943-1958 ** ** ** ** 27 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 35 42 36 44 15 44 ** ** ** 45 17
Born 1927-1942 33 ** 25 ** 42 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 33 38 35 45 16 50 ** ** ** 43 13
Born 1911-1926 41 ** 32 ** 41 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 32 38 34 45 8 45 ** ** ** 36 15
Born 1895-1910 50 ** 36 ** 50 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 35 41 39 45 14 44 ** ** ** 0 0
Born before 1895 54 ** 38 ** 49 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 57 25 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02
Democrats (incl leaners) 39 ** 29 ** 43 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 30 28 30 39 12 38 ** ** ** 44 12
Independents 50 ** 37 ** 44 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 39 46 36 46 17 42 ** ** ** 57 39
Republicans (incl leaners) 48 ** 36 ** 45 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 36 50 37 52 18 53 ** ** ** 46 18
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02
Liberals ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 35 32 25 41 14 38 ** ** ** 56 9
Moderates ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 34 38 30 43 14 50 ** ** ** 43 15
Conservatives ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 37 50 40 53 19 48 ** ** ** 42 20

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 4D.2.1
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)