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Education 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
Grade Sch./Some High Sch.: 44 41 37 31 31 30 28 25 26 23 25 20 18 17 12 12 11 11 9 10 10 8 6 5 6 4 4 5 2 2
High School Diploma : 40 44 46 50 49 48 48 51 50 50 51 51 51 50 53 51 46 48 48 48 50 46 49 47 44 44 44 41 41 38
Some College, no Degree : 15 8 12 11 10 12 12 13 14 14 13 16 17 18 19 21 24 25 23 22 21 23 25 27 28 28 28 29 29 30
College Degree/ Post-grad: 0 6 6 8 10 10 12 11 10 13 12 13 14 15 16 16 19 17 20 20 19 23 20 22 23 24 24 26 28 29
N   658 1790 1135 1754 1802 1949 1291 1562 1285 1552 1500 2702 2496 2854 2292 1610 1413 2243 2152 2003 1947 2423 1761 1712 1275 1799 1499 1212 2311 5846

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
Table 1A.4
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: 1948 NOTE: A single category represented all respondents who had attended
college at all; all such respondents have been recoded to "Some College" here.

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

This question is variable VCF0110 in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset.
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(Table generated: 11NOV15)


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