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Likelihood of Conventional War 1956-2002
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Somewhat 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 40 ** 41 ** 39 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 43 34 41 35 43 36 ** ** ** 36 49
Females 46 ** 49 ** 50 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 47 47 57 49 44 51 ** ** ** 47 51
  '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 ** 47 ** 46 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 46 42 52 43 48 46 ** ** ** 42 53
Black non-Hispanic 37 ** 28 ** 39 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 44 41 43 42 32 41 ** ** ** 47 42
Hispanic ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 21 42 38 40 30 36 ** ** ** 45 45
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 9 16 46 45 20 33 ** ** ** 38 33
  '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. 36 ** 38 ** 41 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 42 38 37 46 29 45 ** ** ** 57 28
High School Diploma 47 ** 51 ** 48 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 48 43 52 42 42 44 ** ** ** 41 52
Some College, no Degree 49 ** 38 ** 44 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 39 40 51 44 49 45 ** ** ** 41 51
College Degree/ Post-grad 45 ** 51 ** 42 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 46 39 51 43 48 43 ** ** ** 43 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
Income 0-16 Percentile 33 ** 34 ** 37 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 43 42 43 41 37 45 ** ** ** 47 **
Income 17-33 Percentile 42 ** 45 ** 50 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 46 43 52 49 39 47 ** ** ** 41 **
Income 34-67 Percentile 49 ** 50 ** 47 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 49 41 50 41 43 46 ** ** ** 42 **
Income 68-95 Percentile 44 ** 47 ** 47 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 42 42 51 43 51 42 ** ** ** 43 **
Income 96-100 Percentile 42 ** 51 ** 44 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 48 34 62 47 46 42 ** ** ** 51 **
  '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 ** 41 ** 45 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 45 39 50 43 47 43 ** ** ** 41 **
White Collar 51 ** 56 ** 47 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 48 43 54 42 50 46 ** ** ** 47 **
Blue Collar 39 ** 44 ** 39 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 44 40 43 43 39 43 ** ** ** 40 **
Unskilled 36 ** 8 ** 36 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 38 41 42 51 44 41 ** ** ** 33 **
Farmers 35 ** 42 ** 38 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 55 32 53 31 46 36 ** ** ** 45 **
Housewives 47 ** 49 ** 52 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 44 51 64 49 45 52 ** ** ** 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
Union Households 43 ** 41 ** 38 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 40 41 48 41 44 41 ** ** ** 47 47
Non-Union Households 43 ** 47 ** 47 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 46 41 51 44 43 44 ** ** ** 42 51
  '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 44 ** 53 ** 49 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 50 41 48 42 36 41 ** ** ** 47 50
Nonsouth 43 ** 43 ** 44 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 43 41 51 43 47 45 ** ** ** 41 50
  '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 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 38 ** ** ** 37 45
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 50 45 57 42 46 44 ** ** ** 41 55
Born 1943-1958 ** ** ** ** 50 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 44 39 47 44 42 46 ** ** ** 44 47
Born 1927-1942 53 ** 44 ** 46 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 44 44 50 42 40 41 ** ** ** 47 51
Born 1911-1926 46 ** 48 ** 48 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 47 42 49 44 46 44 ** ** ** 45 42
Born 1895-1910 41 ** 47 ** 42 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 40 39 44 41 43 40 ** ** ** 100 100
Born before 1895 31 ** 40 ** 38 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 14 50 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '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) 46 ** 46 ** 46 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 45 44 51 46 39 47 ** ** ** 45 42
Independents 38 ** 46 ** 39 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 42 35 45 39 41 41 ** ** ** 27 38
Republicans (incl leaners) 43 ** 46 ** 46 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 47 40 51 41 51 41 ** ** ** 43 60
  '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 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 44 41 51 45 40 50 ** ** ** 39 38
Moderates ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 44 42 54 46 50 41 ** ** ** 51 49
Conservatives ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 45 37 49 38 45 43 ** ** ** 50 57

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 4D.2.2
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)