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Change in Situation of Blacks 1964-1994

  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Not Much at All : 19 18 14 11 8 ** 7 ** ** ** 12 15 17 16 19 23
Some : 38 39 35 35 35 ** 32 ** ** ** 41 43 45 47 46 46
A Lot : 41 39 50 53 55 ** 59 ** ** ** 45 39 35 34 34 30
Don't Know, Depends: 2 4 1 2 2 ** 2 ** ** ** 3 3 2 3 2 2
N   1561 1283 1552 884 2701   2852       968 1081 1770 978 2247 1770

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
Table 4B.1
Source: The American National Election Studies
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QUESTION TEXT:

1964-1976: "In the past few years we have heard a lot about civil
rights groups working to improve the position of the Negro in this
country. How much real change do you think there has been in the
position of the Negro in the past few years: a lot, some, or not much
at all?"
1984 and later: "In the past few years, we have heard a lot about
improving the position of black people in this country. How much real
change do you think there has been in the position of black people in
the past few years: a lot, some, or not much at all?"


Graph of Response:


Percent among demographic groups who responded:

 
 

This question is variable VCF0813 in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset.
Consult the Cumulative Data File codebook for complete question text and annotation.
Weight variable VCF0011z was used to produce this table (see weight documentation)

(Table generated: 05NOV15)


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