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Has Republican 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 71 ** 76 ** 83 ** 66 ** 79 ** 78 ** 63 72 71
Females 73 ** 76 ** 87 ** 54 ** 75 ** 79 ** 51 69 68
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Whites non-Hispanic 72 ** 77 ** 86 ** 61 ** 77 ** 79 ** 60 73 72
Black non-Hispanic 66 ** 70 ** 80 ** 51 ** 74 ** 73 ** 38 60 55
Hispanic 86 ** 75 ** 87 ** 58 ** 74 ** 83 ** 62 69 72
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 69 ** 69 ** 73 ** 62 ** 89 ** 72 ** 61 64 57
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 84 ** 82 ** 88 ** 70 ** 78 ** 83 ** 56 86 72
High School Diploma 77 ** 80 ** 89 ** 63 ** 80 ** 83 ** 62 76 72
Some College, no Degree 65 ** 73 ** 84 ** 56 ** 73 ** 76 ** 56 67 70
College Degree/ Post-grad 55 ** 65 ** 77 ** 56 ** 74 ** 72 ** 49 65 65
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Income 0-16 Percentile 77 ** 78 ** 87 ** 58 ** 75 ** 82 ** 57 73 69
Income 17-33 Percentile 78 ** 76 ** 84 ** 57 ** 76 ** 78 ** 47 69 66
Income 34-67 Percentile 71 ** 73 ** 86 ** 59 ** 77 ** 77 ** 60 69 71
Income 68-95 Percentile 65 ** 75 ** 83 ** 59 ** 78 ** 76 ** 56 71 70
Income 96-100 Percentile 64 ** 82 ** 81 ** 63 ** 84 ** 78 ** 55 79 66
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Professionals 65 ** 70 ** 81 ** 56 ** 75 ** 75 ** 50 ** **
White Collar 71 ** 77 ** 86 ** 58 ** 77 ** 83 ** 61 ** **
Blue Collar 75 ** 78 ** 87 ** 60 ** 78 ** 79 ** 56 ** **
Unskilled 78 ** 70 ** 89 ** 61 ** 77 ** 80 ** 69 ** **
Farmers 74 ** 88 ** 83 ** 77 ** 92 ** 88 ** 61 ** **
Housewives 79 ** 80 ** 91 ** 63 ** 81 ** 77 ** 66 ** **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Union Households 66 ** 71 ** 81 ** 58 ** 71 ** 76 ** 50 62 67
Non-Union Households 74 ** 77 ** 86 ** 60 ** 78 ** 79 ** 58 72 70
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
South 72 ** 78 ** 88 ** 62 ** 80 ** 83 ** 64 74 72
Nonsouth 72 ** 75 ** 84 ** 59 ** 75 ** 77 ** 53 68 68
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 70
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** 77 ** 78 ** 79 ** 46 69 69
Born 1959-1974 70 ** 72 ** 85 ** 51 ** 76 ** 79 ** 56 67 68
Born 1943-1958 63 ** 74 ** 83 ** 57 ** 78 ** 78 ** 63 68 68
Born 1927-1942 72 ** 76 ** 85 ** 69 ** 77 ** 78 ** 61 80 75
Born 1911-1926 80 ** 77 ** 88 ** 69 ** 75 ** 80 ** 58 83 70
Born 1895-1910 85 ** 87 ** 92 ** 72 ** 76 ** 81 ** ** ** **
Born before 1895 83 ** 100 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Democrats (incl leaners) 63 ** 62 ** 78 ** 48 ** 67 ** 67 ** 36 57 50
Independents 80 ** 86 ** 92 ** 66 ** 86 ** 88 ** 59 80 74
Republicans (incl leaners) 82 ** 89 ** 92 ** 73 ** 89 ** 91 ** 82 85 89
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Liberals 51 ** 56 ** 72 ** 41 ** 56 ** 57 ** 29 45 46
Moderates 70 ** 74 ** 83 ** 58 ** 76 ** 80 ** 51 71 66
Conservatives 77 ** 84 ** 89 ** 68 ** 84 ** 85 ** 78 82 85

    ___   (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.6.2
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)