Perceptions of Discrimination (February 2018)

Perceptions of Discrimination (February 2018)

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categoryTotal
Whites10%
African Americans21%
Hispanics8%
Asians0%
Women3%
Men4%
Gays and lesbians6%
Transgender people13%
Christians15%
Muslims19%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Whites1%16%17%
African Americans35%16%7%
Hispanics11%4%6%
Asians0%4%0%
Women4%0%3%
Men0%8%6%
Gays and lesbians9%2%4%
Transgender people16%12%10%
Christians1%9%31%
Muslims21%29%14%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Whites0%0%2%
African Americans28%35%39%
Hispanics12%16%9%
Women7%5%2%
Men0%0%0%
Gays and lesbians7%11%9%
Transgender people21%16%13%
Christians0%0%3%
Muslims24%17%22%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Whites17%16%18%
African Americans6%15%4%
Hispanics7%11%4%
Asians0%0%0%
Women0%1%6%
Men10%4%5%
Gays and lesbians4%6%3%
Transgender people10%11%10%
Christians33%22%35%
Muslims13%13%16%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Whites1%6%16%
African Americans34%27%9%
Hispanics9%16%4%
Asians0%2%0%
Women4%2%3%
Men1%5%5%
Gays and lesbians4%10%6%
Transgender people20%11%10%
Christians1%3%31%
Muslims25%18%15%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Whites1%0%2%
African Americans23%33%44%
Hispanics13%9%7%
Women6%4%2%
Men3%0%1%
Gays and lesbians7%5%2%
Transgender people19%24%17%
Christians1%0%3%
Muslims27%25%23%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Whites14%17%17%
African Americans13%6%11%
Hispanics6%5%3%
Asians0%0%0%
Women3%3%4%
Men2%6%5%
Gays and lesbians12%5%3%
Transgender people14%13%3%
Christians17%30%43%
Muslims18%15%13%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Whites2%20%16%
African Americans37%11%4%
Hispanics8%6%7%
Asians0%0%0%
Women4%3%2%
Men0%5%12%
Gays and lesbians8%8%2%
Transgender people17%7%9%
Christians1%25%36%
Muslims21%15%12%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Whites14%0%5%
African Americans12%59%18%
Hispanics3%3%26%
Asians0%0%0%
Women4%1%3%
Men5%0%3%
Gays and lesbians5%10%10%
Transgender people14%11%10%
Christians22%4%6%
Muslims21%12%19%

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categoryMaleFemale
Whites12%8%
African Americans23%19%
Hispanics7%10%
Asians0%1%
Women2%5%
Men6%2%
Gays and lesbians5%7%
Transgender people12%14%
Christians18%13%
Muslims16%21%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Whites10%8%14%
African Americans33%16%10%
Hispanics10%9%4%
Asians1%0%0%
Women3%3%5%
Men2%4%6%
Gays and lesbians6%6%8%
Transgender people11%17%7%
Christians9%17%24%
Muslims16%21%21%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Whites10%11%9%9%
African Americans22%21%21%19%
Hispanics13%10%8%5%
Asians0%0%1%0%
Women5%4%2%2%
Men2%4%3%5%
Gays and lesbians8%7%6%6%
Transgender people19%14%11%11%
Christians7%9%18%23%
Muslims15%20%20%19%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Whites3%11%10%15%8%7%
African Americans34%20%18%15%20%29%
Hispanics0%13%11%8%4%5%
Asians0%0%0%0%0%3%
Women4%3%2%1%6%3%
Men0%4%1%3%5%5%
Gays and lesbians27%9%6%6%3%5%
Transgender people8%9%17%10%15%13%
Christians8%13%18%21%17%10%
Muslims17%18%17%21%22%21%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Whites9%13%11%6%
African Americans18%18%22%31%
Hispanics10%10%7%3%
Asians1%0%0%0%
Women3%3%3%5%
Men3%4%9%2%
Gays and lesbians9%5%3%5%
Transgender people8%14%20%20%
Christians22%13%4%7%
Muslims17%21%19%21%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Whites10%11%8%
African Americans19%18%28%
Hispanics12%7%5%
Asians0%1%0%
Women3%3%4%
Men2%5%2%
Gays and lesbians7%5%7%
Transgender people7%13%23%
Christians26%17%2%
Muslims13%20%22%

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