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Has Democratic Presidential Candidate Made Respondent Feel Afraid 1980-2012
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'No, Haven't Felt'


  % OF GROUP: '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Males 74 ** 79 ** 73 ** 75 ** 66 ** 80 ** 77 68 65
Females 78 ** 85 ** 84 ** 77 ** 69 ** 84 ** 77 69 66
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Whites non-Hispanic 74 ** 80 ** 76 ** 73 ** 65 ** 81 ** 74 63 58
Black non-Hispanic 95 ** 97 ** 94 ** 92 ** 81 ** 95 ** 87 91 92
Hispanic 83 ** 90 ** 84 ** 81 ** 70 ** 81 ** 80 81 80
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 69 ** 95 ** 91 ** 68 ** 64 ** 79 ** 82 71 73
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 83 ** 93 ** 87 ** 90 ** 82 ** 97 ** 71 84 83
High School Diploma 82 ** 83 ** 83 ** 82 ** 70 ** 85 ** 77 73 68
Some College, no Degree 71 ** 78 ** 76 ** 73 ** 62 ** 78 ** 77 64 64
College Degree/ Post-grad 63 ** 82 ** 70 ** 65 ** 65 ** 78 ** 78 65 64
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Income 0-16 Percentile 86 ** 91 ** 88 ** 85 ** 74 ** 87 ** 78 75 75
Income 17-33 Percentile 84 ** 87 ** 86 ** 79 ** 74 ** 83 ** 81 73 69
Income 34-67 Percentile 75 ** 81 ** 80 ** 77 ** 65 ** 81 ** 77 70 64
Income 68-95 Percentile 72 ** 79 ** 70 ** 71 ** 62 ** 80 ** 75 59 61
Income 96-100 Percentile 58 ** 72 ** 68 ** 62 ** 63 ** 68 ** 74 55 60
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Professionals 72 ** 81 ** 73 ** 72 ** 65 ** 78 ** 78 ** **
White Collar 73 ** 79 ** 80 ** 74 ** 68 ** 84 ** 74 ** **
Blue Collar 79 ** 85 ** 83 ** 80 ** 72 ** 85 ** 77 ** **
Unskilled 89 ** 90 ** 85 ** 86 ** 52 ** 77 ** 93 ** **
Farmers 84 ** 83 ** 74 ** 79 ** 72 ** 70 ** 70 ** **
Housewives 78 ** 86 ** 81 ** 76 ** 62 ** 80 ** 68 ** **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Union Households 78 ** 86 ** 79 ** 79 ** 71 ** 87 ** 84 63 68
Non-Union Households 76 ** 82 ** 79 ** 76 ** 67 ** 81 ** 75 69 65
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
South 74 ** 83 ** 78 ** 79 ** 68 ** 82 ** 75 63 63
Nonsouth 77 ** 83 ** 80 ** 75 ** 67 ** 83 ** 78 72 67
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 71
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** 92 ** 72 ** 87 ** 82 77 72
Born 1959-1974 81 ** 84 ** 82 ** 74 ** 63 ** 80 ** 79 65 66
Born 1943-1958 79 ** 82 ** 77 ** 75 ** 67 ** 81 ** 72 66 62
Born 1927-1942 69 ** 81 ** 75 ** 77 ** 72 ** 80 ** 74 62 53
Born 1911-1926 77 ** 83 ** 84 ** 81 ** 72 ** 87 ** 80 75 76
Born 1895-1910 82 ** 85 ** 85 ** 86 ** 75 ** 81 ** ** ** **
Born before 1895 75 ** 100 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Democrats (incl leaners) 86 ** 91 ** 91 ** 87 ** 79 ** 93 ** 91 83 89
Independents 79 ** 88 ** 83 ** 84 ** 66 ** 86 ** 79 80 73
Republicans (incl leaners) 61 ** 70 ** 65 ** 60 ** 51 ** 67 ** 60 45 36
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Liberals 80 ** 89 ** 88 ** 85 ** 74 ** 89 ** 90 83 87
Moderates 76 ** 83 ** 81 ** 77 ** 71 ** 87 ** 84 76 74
Conservatives 63 ** 73 ** 66 ** 60 ** 52 ** 68 ** 63 43 40

    ___   (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.2.2
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: variable used for race grouping has changed. See Table 1A.3

(Table generated: 02NOV15)