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Has Democratic Presidential Candidate Made Respondent Feel Afraid 1980-2012
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Yes, Have Felt'


  % OF GROUP: '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Males 26 ** 21 ** 27 ** 25 ** 34 ** 20 ** 23 32 35
Females 22 ** 15 ** 16 ** 23 ** 31 ** 16 ** 23 31 34
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Whites non-Hispanic 26 ** 20 ** 24 ** 27 ** 35 ** 19 ** 26 37 42
Black non-Hispanic 5 ** 3 ** 6 ** 8 ** 19 ** 5 ** 13 9 8
Hispanic 17 ** 10 ** 16 ** 19 ** 30 ** 19 ** 20 20 20
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 31 ** 5 ** 9 ** 32 ** 36 ** 21 ** 18 29 27
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 17 ** 7 ** 13 ** 10 ** 18 ** 3 ** 29 16 18
High School Diploma 18 ** 17 ** 17 ** 18 ** 30 ** 15 ** 23 27 32
Some College, no Degree 30 ** 22 ** 24 ** 27 ** 38 ** 22 ** 23 36 36
College Degree/ Post-grad 37 ** 18 ** 30 ** 35 ** 35 ** 22 ** 22 35 36
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Income 0-16 Percentile 14 ** 9 ** 12 ** 15 ** 26 ** 13 ** 22 25 25
Income 17-33 Percentile 16 ** 13 ** 14 ** 21 ** 26 ** 17 ** 19 27 31
Income 34-67 Percentile 25 ** 19 ** 20 ** 23 ** 35 ** 19 ** 23 30 36
Income 68-95 Percentile 28 ** 21 ** 30 ** 29 ** 38 ** 20 ** 25 41 40
Income 96-100 Percentile 42 ** 28 ** 32 ** 38 ** 37 ** 32 ** 26 45 40
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Professionals 28 ** 19 ** 27 ** 28 ** 35 ** 22 ** 22 ** **
White Collar 27 ** 21 ** 20 ** 26 ** 32 ** 16 ** 26 ** **
Blue Collar 21 ** 15 ** 17 ** 20 ** 28 ** 15 ** 23 ** **
Unskilled 11 ** 10 ** 15 ** 14 ** 48 ** 23 ** 7 ** **
Farmers 16 ** 17 ** 26 ** 21 ** 28 ** 30 ** 30 ** **
Housewives 22 ** 14 ** 19 ** 24 ** 38 ** 20 ** 32 ** **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Union Households 22 ** 14 ** 21 ** 21 ** 29 ** 13 ** 16 37 32
Non-Union Households 24 ** 18 ** 21 ** 24 ** 33 ** 19 ** 25 31 35
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
South 26 ** 17 ** 22 ** 21 ** 32 ** 18 ** 25 37 37
Nonsouth 23 ** 17 ** 20 ** 25 ** 33 ** 17 ** 22 28 33
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 29
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** 8 ** 28 ** 13 ** 18 23 28
Born 1959-1974 19 ** 16 ** 18 ** 26 ** 37 ** 20 ** 21 35 34
Born 1943-1958 21 ** 18 ** 23 ** 25 ** 33 ** 19 ** 28 34 38
Born 1927-1942 31 ** 19 ** 25 ** 23 ** 28 ** 20 ** 26 38 47
Born 1911-1926 23 ** 17 ** 16 ** 19 ** 28 ** 13 ** 20 25 24
Born 1895-1910 18 ** 15 ** 15 ** 14 ** 25 ** 19 ** ** ** **
Born before 1895 25 ** 0 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Democrats (incl leaners) 14 ** 9 ** 10 ** 13 ** 21 ** 7 ** 9 17 11
Independents 21 ** 12 ** 17 ** 16 ** 34 ** 14 ** 21 20 27
Republicans (incl leaners) 39 ** 30 ** 35 ** 40 ** 49 ** 33 ** 40 55 64
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Liberals 20 ** 11 ** 12 ** 15 ** 26 ** 11 ** 10 17 13
Moderates 24 ** 17 ** 19 ** 23 ** 29 ** 13 ** 16 24 26
Conservatives 37 ** 27 ** 34 ** 40 ** 48 ** 32 ** 37 57 60

    ___   (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 7B.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: 02NOV15)