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EXAMPLE:
Secondary table in the ANES Guide:

A demographic subgroup table is linked to an initial display table. In each subgroup table,
the question asked (the same as in the initial display table) is summarized at the top of the
table. The response category represented in the subgroup table is indicated in the line which
begins PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED: or
AVERAGE AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED: (In a few
instances, data for 1 or more response categories are combined into one category for the
subgroup table). In the example below, each row represents a different demographic group
of respondents (e.g., respondents who are male, respondents who are female, respondents
born 1943-1958, etc.). The percentage of respondents within that particular group who
gave the response specified at the top of the table is displayed for each year the question was
asked. For example, 27% of females in 1964 answered that the government is run for the
benefit of a Few Big Interests, while 31% of female respondents gave that answer in 1966.
In 1994, 77% of white respondents said that government is run for a Few Big Interests;
68% of black respondents gave that answer in 1994.



Is the Government Run for the Benefit of All 1964-2004
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED:      'Few Big Interests'


  % OF GROUP: '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
Males 30 36 45 51 55 69 68 66 72 59 57 ** 64 72 77 76 71 62 61 46 58
Females 27 31 36 49 52 64 65 67 69 63 53 ** 63 71 74 76 69 65 60 49 54
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
Whites 29 35 41 49 52 66 66 68 73 61 55 ** 63 74 78 78 71 66 61 46 53
Blacks 28 23 26 65 67 69 73 59 54 64 59 ** 70 70 74 68 62 62 63 58 71
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 33 33 46 63 58 71 69 59 67 57 53 ** 66 65 64 61 64 58 72 33 53
High School Diploma 27 36 40 48 54 66 68 67 71 60 55 ** 66 70 74 77 70 64 61 48 55
Some College, no Degree 29 29 36 40 52 62 66 70 73 68 54 ** 62 76 78 80 73 67 64 49 56
College Degree/ Post-grad 26 27 32 42 46 65 60 66 67 57 57 ** 60 74 78 73 65 62 55 49 58
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
Income 0-16 Percentile 36 37 42 60 53 65 64 66 65 62 55 ** 68 63 67 72 60 58 63 ** 58
Income 17-33 Percentile 26 37 41 58 61 79 67 67 72 59 55 ** 67 71 78 76 74 64 66 ** 61
Income 34-67 Percentile 30 32 42 52 56 64 67 71 71 64 56 ** 68 72 77 78 73 66 64 ** 50
Income 68-95 Percentile 26 30 35 41 49 67 68 67 74 62 55 ** 58 73 77 77 70 66 56 ** 53
Income 96-100 Percentile 16 27 37 42 36 41 52 64 69 54 43 ** 38 71 78 74 66 66 53 ** 64
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
Professionals 29 ** 37 44 47 63 64 70 68 59 56 ** 61 73 80 74 67 63 58 ** 62
White Collar 29 ** 39 42 51 66 65 67 74 62 56 ** 67 72 75 79 70 68 63 ** 55
Blue Collar 28 ** 45 52 62 72 75 66 71 62 56 ** 65 72 77 77 71 64 66 ** 52
Unskilled 34 ** 25 71 63 78 70 61 70 66 67 ** 79 68 76 78 68 75 65 ** 71
Farmers 36 ** 56 73 54 64 55 60 90 59 58 ** 73 68 62 73 73 71 40 ** 59
Housewives 26 ** 34 51 49 61 59 68 70 60 47 ** 55 70 67 76 76 65 56 ** 43
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
Union Households 24 34 42 47 59 67 72 68 74 63 62 ** 64 75 83 76 73 61 60 48 60
Non-Union Households 30 33 39 51 51 66 65 66 69 61 53 ** 64 71 74 76 69 64 61 48 55
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
South 33 42 42 57 52 68 64 63 64 58 53 ** 67 70 71 72 67 60 63 48 52
Nonsouth 27 31 39 48 54 66 67 68 73 62 56 ** 62 72 77 78 71 66 59 48 58
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
Born 1975 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 62 79 67 49 50 49 61
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 45 61 50 50 ** 56 62 70 76 71 63 62 47 52
Born 1943-1958 29 27 33 43 54 62 70 67 73 65 54 ** 69 74 77 79 69 68 61 47 55
Born 1927-1942 23 28 35 46 53 70 65 67 70 60 57 ** 60 74 74 74 69 64 62 48 58
Born 1911-1926 30 33 40 50 54 68 66 68 73 61 58 ** 62 79 83 71 68 67 67 54 55
Born 1895-1910 34 38 48 59 54 67 63 69 65 58 54 ** 76 71 74 61 53 64 45 0 **
Born before 1895 31 46 42 55 48 68 49 58 78 67 100 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
Democrats (incl leaners) 24 28 37 53 60 67 75 65 69 65 65 ** 70 75 78 75 67 60 59 56 70
Independents & Apoliticals 36 42 49 53 55 72 64 64 67 63 49 ** 66 68 76 78 75 71 66 57 58
Republicans (incl leaners) 37 39 41 43 43 61 54 72 75 54 46 ** 55 67 72 77 71 67 61 36 39
  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04
Liberals ** ** ** ** 66 74 74 68 67 69 65 ** 69 77 81 78 65 68 53 57 74
Moderates ** ** ** ** 51 65 71 72 74 64 55 ** 66 73 76 75 70 63 56 54 60
Conservatives ** ** ** ** 46 65 60 69 76 60 50 ** 59 70 74 78 70 63 59 38 42

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group


Table 5a.2.1
Source: The American National Election Studies
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(Table generated: 30NOV05)