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Equal Role for Women 1972-2008

  '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Equal Role 1 : 31 33 30 38 33 37 32 ** 41 42 51 42 48 53 56 ** 57 64
2 : 9 9 12 10 16 12 12 ** 15 12 14 15 18 14 15 ** 14 15
3 : 7 8 8 8 10 9 9 ** 9 8 7 8 8 7 7 ** 7 5
4 : 19 18 18 16 16 17 21 ** 16 16 13 15 11 12 11 ** 9 8
5 : 6 7 7 7 7 6 7 ** 5 6 5 6 4 3 4 ** 4 3
6 : 4 5 5 5 6 4 3 ** 4 4 3 3 3 2 2 ** 2 2
Women's Place in Home 7: 19 14 11 10 6 7 5 ** 6 5 4 4 3 3 3 ** 2 2
DK, Haven't Thought : 5 6 9 6 6 7 10 ** 6 7 4 7 4 5 3 ** 5 2
N   2685 2480 2385 2286 1398 1402 2239   2023 971 2477 1772 1713 1279 977   1212 1167

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

"Some people feel that women should have an equal role with men in running
business, industry and government. Others feel that women's place is
in the home. Where would you place yourself on this scale or haven't
you thought much about this?" (7-POINT SCALE SHOWN TO R)


Graph of Response:


Percent among demographic groups who responded:

 
 

This question is variable VCF0834 in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset.
Consult the Cumulative Data File codebook for complete question text and annotation.
Weight variable VCF0009z was used to produce this table (see weight documentation)

(Table generated: 05NOV15)


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