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Race-ethnicity of Respondent 1948-2012

  '48 '52 '54 '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
White non-Hispanic : 91 90 ** 92 91 91 91 90 88 89 89 88 89 87 85 84 85 80 78 76 76 77 77 75 75 74 75 70 73 71
Black non-Hispanic : 9 10 ** 8 9 9 9 10 11 10 10 10 9 10 10 11 11 11 14 13 13 13 12 12 11 12 10 16 12 12
Hispanic : - - ** - - - - - 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 4 3 7 6 8 8 9 10 10 12 9 8 9 10 11
Race oth/mult non-Hisp: - - ** - - - - - 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 2 6 6 5 5 6
N   645 1789   1756 1805 1936 1286 1558 1291 1557 1507 2705 2511 2847 2298 1614 1415 2248 2171 2024 1974 2479 1761 1704 1265 1792 1502 1189 2294 5886

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
Table 1A.3
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: This variable corresponds to the collapsed version of the race-ethnicity
summary variable proposed with full documentation in the January 28,
2015 ANES Memo "Plan to update race & ethnicity variables on the ANES CDF".

2012 data are for the combined (face-to-face and internet) sample.

This question is variable VCF0105B in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset.
Consult the Cumulative Data File codebook for complete question text and annotation.
Weight variable VCF0009z was used to produce this table (see weight documentation)

(Table generated: 11NOV15)


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