The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Has Democratic Presidential Candidate Made Respondent Feel Afraid 1980-2016

PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED : "No, Haven't Felt"

  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '06 '08 '10 '12 '14 '16
Males 74 ** 79 ** 73 ** 75 ** 66 ** 80 ** 77 ** 68 ** 65 ** 34
Females 78 ** 85 ** 84 ** 77 ** 69 ** 84 ** 77 ** 69 ** 66 ** 40
White non-Hispanic 74 ** 80 ** 76 ** 73 ** 65 ** 81 ** 74 ** 63 ** 58 ** 30
Black non-Hispanic 95 ** 97 ** 94 ** 92 ** 81 ** 95 ** 87 ** 91 ** 92 ** 68
Hispanic 83 ** 90 ** 84 ** 81 ** 70 ** 81 ** 80 ** 80 ** 80 ** 52
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 69 ** 95 ** 91 ** 68 ** 64 ** 79 ** 82 ** 71 ** 73 ** 42
8th Grade or Lower 83 ** 93 ** 87 ** 90 ** 82 ** 97 ** 71 ** 84 ** 83 ** 40
High School (Grades 9-12) 82 ** 83 ** 83 ** 82 ** 70 ** 85 ** 77 ** 73 ** 68 ** 36
Some College, no Degree 70 ** 78 ** 76 ** 73 ** 62 ** 78 ** 77 ** 64 ** 64 ** 36
College Degree/ Post-grad 63 ** 82 ** 70 ** 65 ** 65 ** 78 ** 78 ** 65 ** 64 ** 41
Income 0-16 Percentile 86 ** 91 ** 88 ** 85 ** 74 ** 87 ** 78 ** 75 ** 75 ** 38
Income 17-33 Percentile 84 ** 87 ** 86 ** 79 ** 74 ** 83 ** 81 ** 73 ** 69 ** 40
Income 34-67 Percentile 75 ** 81 ** 80 ** 77 ** 65 ** 81 ** 77 ** 70 ** 64 ** 37
Income 68-95 Percentile 72 ** 79 ** 70 ** 71 ** 62 ** 80 ** 75 ** 59 ** 60 ** 36
Income 96-100 Percentile 58 ** 72 ** 68 ** 62 ** 63 ** 68 ** 74 ** 55 ** 60 ** 39
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 ** ** ** ** ** **
Union Households 78 ** 86 ** 79 ** 79 ** 71 ** 87 ** 84 ** 63 ** 68 ** 42
Non-Union Households 76 ** 82 ** 79 ** 76 ** 67 ** 81 ** 75 ** 69 ** 65 ** 37
South 74 ** 83 ** 78 ** 79 ** 68 ** 82 ** 75 ** 63 ** 63 ** 36
Nonsouth 77 ** 83 ** 80 ** 75 ** 67 ** 83 ** 78 ** 72 ** 67 ** 38
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 71 ** 33
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** 92 ** 72 ** 87 ** 82 ** 77 ** 72 ** 43
Born 1959-1974 81 ** 84 ** 82 ** 74 ** 63 ** 80 ** 79 ** 65 ** 66 ** 39
Born 1943-1958 79 ** 82 ** 77 ** 75 ** 67 ** 81 ** 72 ** 66 ** 62 ** 35
Born 1927-1942 69 ** 81 ** 75 ** 77 ** 72 ** 80 ** 74 ** 62 ** 53 ** 33
Born 1911-1926 77 ** 83 ** 84 ** 81 ** 72 ** 87 ** 80 ** 75 ** 76 ** 38
Born 1895-1910 82 ** 85 ** 85 ** 86 ** 75 ** 81 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born before 1895 75 ** 100 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Democrats (incl leaners) 86 ** 91 ** 90 ** 87 ** 79 ** 93 ** 91 ** 83 ** 89 ** 60
Independents 79 ** 88 ** 83 ** 84 ** 66 ** 86 ** 79 ** 80 ** 73 ** 33
Republicans 61 ** 70 ** 65 ** 60 ** 51 ** 67 ** 60 ** 45 ** 36 ** 13
Liberals 80 ** 89 ** 88 ** 85 ** 74 ** 89 ** 90 ** 83 ** 87 ** 59
Moderates 76 ** 83 ** 81 ** 77 ** 71 ** 87 ** 84 ** 76 ** 74 ** 40
Conservatives 63 ** 73 ** 66 ** 60 ** 52 ** 68 ** 63 ** 43 ** 40 ** 15
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