Affirmative Action Survey Statistics at Survelum Public Data Bank

Data collected: 51 survey response
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Survey Background Information

Gender?

MaleData Graph (26; 51%)Gender? - Stats Chart
FemaleData Graph (25; 49%)
OtherData Graph (0; 0%)

If your answer to "Gender" was "Optional" please specify.

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Age?

Under 21Data Graph (18; 35%)Age? - Stats Chart
21 25Data Graph (28; 55%)
26 30Data Graph (1; 2%)
31 35Data Graph (1; 2%)
36 40Data Graph (2; 4%)
Over 40Data Graph (1; 2%)

Ethnicity/race?

African or BlackData Graph (9; 18%)Ethnicity/race? - Stats Chart
Asian, EasternData Graph (3; 6%)
Asian, CentralData Graph (1; 2%)
Asian, SouthernData Graph (0; 0%)
European or WhiteData Graph (29; 57%)
Hispanic or Latino/aData Graph (8; 16%)
Middle EasternerData Graph (0; 0%)
Native AmericanData Graph (1; 2%)
OtherData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)

If answer to Ethnicity/race is “Other,” then please specify.

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Religious affiliation?

AgnosticData Graph (2; 4%)Religious affiliation?       - Stats Chart
AnglicanData Graph (1; 2%)
AtheistData Graph (3; 6%)
BaptistData Graph (5; 10%)
BuddhistData Graph (2; 4%)
Christian OrthodoxData Graph (2; 4%)
ConfuscistData Graph (0; 0%)
Church of Latter Day SaintsData Graph (0; 0%)
DeistData Graph (1; 2%)
EpiscopalianData Graph (1; 2%)
Greek OrthodoxData Graph (0; 0%)
HinduData Graph (0; 0%)
JewData Graph (12; 24%)
LutheranData Graph (0; 0%)
MethodistData Graph (2; 4%)
MuslimData Graph (2; 4%)
New AgeData Graph (0; 0%)
PaganData Graph (0; 0%)
PentacostalData Graph (0; 0%)
PresbyterianData Graph (4; 8%)
Roman CatholicData Graph (10; 20%)
Seventh Day AdventistData Graph (0; 0%)
TaoistData Graph (0; 0%)
WiccaData Graph (1; 2%)
OtherData Graph (2; 4%)
Do not knowData Graph (1; 2%)

If answer to Religious affiliation is “Other,” then please specify.

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Are you a citizen of the United States?

YesData Graph (49; 96%)Are you a citizen of the United States? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (2; 4%)

What is your current socioeconomic class?

Upper ClassData Graph (5; 10%)What is your current socioeconomic class? - Stats Chart
Upper Middle ClassData Graph (11; 22%)
Middle ClassData Graph (20; 39%)
Lower Middle ClassData Graph (10; 20%)
Working ClassData Graph (2; 4%)
Do Not KnowData Graph (2; 4%)
Not ApplicableData Graph (1; 2%)

Survey Questions

Do you agree with affirmative action based on gender for hiring?

YesData Graph (31; 61%)Do you agree with affirmative action based on gender for hiring? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (19; 37%)
I don't knowData Graph (1; 2%)

Have you ever felt discriminated against at work?

YesData Graph (30; 59%)Have you ever felt discriminated against at work? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (18; 35%)
I don't knowData Graph (3; 6%)

Do you believe that minorities are treated as "equals" by white Americans today?

YesData Graph (30; 59%)Do you believe that minorities are treated as "equals" by white Americans today? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (21; 41%)
i don't knowData Graph (0; 0%)

Do you think that it it important to promote racial diversity?

YesData Graph (38; 75%)Do you think that it it important to promote racial diversity?  - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (11; 22%)
I don't knowData Graph (2; 4%)

Do you think there is racial diversity in your school/workplace?

YesData Graph (25; 49%)Do you think there is racial diversity in your school/workplace? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (19; 37%)
I don't knowData Graph (7; 14%)

Do you think there is gender diversity in your school/workplace?

YesData Graph (25; 49%)Do you think there is gender diversity in your school/workplace? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (21; 41%)
I don't knowData Graph (5; 10%)

Do you think that affirmative action is an effective method to achieve racial and gender equality?

YesData Graph (26; 51%)Do you think that affirmative action is an effective method to achieve racial and gender equality? - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (24; 47%)
I don't knowData Graph (1; 2%)

Do you agree with affirmative action based on gender for college admission?

Strongly agreeData Graph (15; 29%)Do you agree with affirmative action based on gender for college admission? - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (7; 14%)
NeutralData Graph (1; 2%)
DisagreeData Graph (18; 35%)
Strongly disagreeData Graph (9; 18%)
Do not knowData Graph (1; 2%)
Not applicableData Graph (0; 0%)

Affirmative action is a fair policy for schools.

Strongly agreeData Graph (17; 33%)Affirmative action is a fair policy for schools. - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (3; 6%)
NeutralData Graph (2; 4%)
DisagreeData Graph (22; 43%)
Strongly disagreeData Graph (7; 14%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)
Not applicableData Graph (0; 0%)

In the United States there is presently no racial discrimination.

Strongly agreeData Graph (16; 31%)In the United States there is presently no racial discrimination. - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (5; 10%)
NeutralData Graph (6; 12%)
DisagreeData Graph (16; 31%)
Strongly disagreeData Graph (8; 16%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)
Not applicableData Graph (0; 0%)

What places/organizations should have affirmative action policies?

Work PlaceData Graph (19; 37%)What places/organizations should have affirmative action policies? - Stats Chart
Government Work PlaceData Graph (16; 31%)
SchoolsData Graph (12; 24%)
ScholarshipsData Graph (8; 16%)
ApplicationsData Graph (7; 14%)
EverywhereData Graph (5; 10%)
Public AreasData Graph (8; 16%)

In the United States there is presently no gender discrimination.

Strongly agreeData Graph (13; 25%)In the United States there is presently no gender discrimination. - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (3; 6%)
NeutralData Graph (7; 14%)
DisagreeData Graph (16; 31%)
Strongly disagreeData Graph (7; 14%)
Do not knowData Graph (4; 8%)
Not applicableData Graph (1; 2%)

It is fair to consider race and/or gender in addition to qualifications when hiring employees.

Strongly agreeData Graph (18; 35%)It is fair to consider race and/or gender in addition to qualifications when hiring employees. - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (7; 14%)
NeutralData Graph (3; 6%)
DisagreeData Graph (17; 33%)
Strongly disagreeData Graph (6; 12%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)
Not applicableData Graph (0; 0%)

Some people argue that affirmative action policies are racist.

Strongly agreeData Graph (19; 37%)Some people argue that affirmative action policies are racist. - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (12; 24%)
NeutralData Graph (4; 8%)
DisagreeData Graph (9; 18%)
Strongly disagreeData Graph (6; 12%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)
Not applicableData Graph (1; 2%)

Employers are expected to hire the "less qualified" over the "more qualified" to meet affirmative action goals?

Strongly agreeData Graph (19; 37%)Employers are expected to hire the "less qualified" over the "more qualified" to meet affirmative ac - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (17; 33%)
NeutralData Graph (4; 8%)
DisagreeData Graph (6; 12%)
Strongly disagreeData Graph (5; 10%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)
Not applicableData Graph (0; 0%)

Affirmative Actions programs should be continued in the future.

Strongly agreeData Graph (16; 31%) Affirmative Actions programs should be continued in the future. - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (4; 8%)
NeutralData Graph (7; 14%)
DisagreeData Graph (18; 35%)
Strongly disagreeData Graph (5; 10%)
Do not knowData Graph (1; 2%)
Not applicableData Graph (0; 0%)

Hiring, promotions and college admission should be based strictly on merit and qualifications.

Strongly agreeData Graph (15; 29%)Hiring, promotions and college admission should be based strictly on merit and qualifications. - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (7; 14%)
NeutralData Graph (4; 8%)
DisagreeData Graph (17; 33%)
Strongly disagreeData Graph (4; 8%)
Do not knowData Graph (3; 6%)
Not applicableData Graph (1; 2%)

Some people argue that affirmative action can help eliminate the problem of discrimination in gender and race.

Strongly agreeData Graph (13; 25%)Some people argue that affirmative action can help eliminate the problem of discrimination in gender - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (5; 10%)
NeutralData Graph (11; 22%)
DisagreeData Graph (10; 20%)
Strongly disagreeData Graph (8; 16%)
Do not knowData Graph (3; 6%)
Not applicableData Graph (1; 2%)

Will affirmative action result in "reverse discrimination?"

YesData Graph (25; 49%)Will affirmative action result in "reverse discrimination?" - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (22; 43%)
I don't knowData Graph (4; 8%)

In order to give minorities more opportunity, do you believe race or gender should be a factor when deciding who is promoted and hired?

YesData Graph (25; 49%)In order to give minorities more opportunity, do you believe race or gender should be a factor when  - Stats Chart
NoData Graph (23; 45%)
I don't knowData Graph (3; 6%)
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