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Likelihood of Conventional War 1956-2002
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Very 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 10 ** 16 ** 10 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 19 16 13 7 36 8 ** ** ** 10 28
Females 12 ** 26 ** 11 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 23 22 17 14 46 14 ** ** ** 12 38
  '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 11 ** 21 ** 10 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 19 16 12 9 38 8 ** ** ** 6 31
Black non-Hispanic 10 ** 26 ** 14 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 30 31 26 18 51 21 ** ** ** 27 39
Hispanic ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 50 27 34 27 57 27 ** ** ** 23 46
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 36 33 13 8 40 21 ** ** ** 22 36
  '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. 12 ** 21 ** 10 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 34 23 26 15 52 20 ** ** ** 14 49
High School Diploma 11 ** 23 ** 11 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 22 20 16 14 43 12 ** ** ** 16 31
Some College, no Degree 8 ** 19 ** 12 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 20 16 14 7 35 10 ** ** ** 9 33
College Degree/ Post-grad 11 ** 16 ** 8 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 14 17 11 7 38 8 ** ** ** 5 34
  '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 14 ** 27 ** 13 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 28 27 24 21 53 25 ** ** ** 23 **
Income 17-33 Percentile 11 ** 20 ** 12 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 24 25 20 12 49 14 ** ** ** 13 **
Income 34-67 Percentile 11 ** 20 ** 8 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 18 17 11 11 36 9 ** ** ** 7 **
Income 68-95 Percentile 10 ** 22 ** 8 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 20 15 13 6 35 7 ** ** ** 3 **
Income 96-100 Percentile 12 ** 15 ** 11 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 12 8 10 2 44 4 ** ** ** 0 **
  '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 9 ** 23 ** 9 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 13 17 12 7 40 7 ** ** ** 8 **
White Collar 11 ** 15 ** 11 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 23 19 17 11 40 9 ** ** ** 7 **
Blue Collar 11 ** 17 ** 11 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 25 19 17 12 41 13 ** ** ** 19 **
Unskilled 13 ** 24 ** 17 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 31 24 8 17 38 10 ** ** ** 14 **
Farmers 10 ** 14 ** 8 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 11 23 6 13 37 11 ** ** ** 0 **
Housewives 12 ** 27 ** 10 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 24 18 16 16 47 15 ** ** ** 6 **
  '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 14 ** 22 ** 11 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 26 21 14 14 42 13 ** ** ** 9 34
Non-Union Households 10 ** 21 ** 10 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 20 19 16 10 41 11 ** ** ** 11 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
South 13 ** 21 ** 11 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 18 20 16 12 49 15 ** ** ** 11 31
Nonsouth 11 ** 21 ** 10 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 23 19 15 11 38 9 ** ** ** 11 35
  '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 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 15 ** ** ** 17 35
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 21 21 17 9 38 15 ** ** ** 6 28
Born 1943-1958 ** ** ** ** 23 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 20 19 15 12 43 10 ** ** ** 11 36
Born 1927-1942 12 ** 30 ** 11 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 22 17 15 12 43 9 ** ** ** 9 37
Born 1911-1926 12 ** 19 ** 10 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 21 19 15 9 43 9 ** ** ** 20 42
Born 1895-1910 8 ** 17 ** 8 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 24 17 9 11 36 10 ** ** ** 0 0
Born before 1895 13 ** 21 ** 11 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 29 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) 14 ** 24 ** 10 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 25 28 18 14 48 14 ** ** ** 11 46
Independents 10 ** 15 ** 15 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 19 17 18 13 40 15 ** ** ** 16 22
Republicans (incl leaners) 8 ** 18 ** 9 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 16 10 11 7 32 6 ** ** ** 10 21
  '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 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 20 26 23 13 46 12 ** ** ** 4 52
Moderates ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 22 20 16 11 36 9 ** ** ** 6 37
Conservatives ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 18 12 9 9 36 8 ** ** ** 8 22

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 4D.2.3
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)