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Statistics from Survey Results

Here are some statistics so far from the human rights street survey that the Human Rights for All Ages Campaign is doing.

Basic Statistics:

Which would most be most likely to influence how you think about an issue? Appealing to:

Logic: 172 48.9 %
Emotions: 39 11.1 %
Morals: 93 26.4 %
Religious Beliefs: 29 8.2 %
Gave another answer: 5 1.4 %
Did not answer: 14 4.0 %

For Americans in general, which would be most likely to influence how they think about an issue? Appealing to:

Logic: 34 9.7 %
Emotions: 127 36.1 %
Morals: 47 13.4 %
Religious Beliefs: 56 15.9 %
Gave another answer: 11 3.1 %
Did not answer: 77 21.9 %
Note: 'Did not answer' is large because this question was not asked on the first 67 surveys.

Which is most important?

Promoting Democracy: 42 11.9 %
Upholding Human Rights: 200 56.8 %
Fighting Terrorism: 16 4.5 %
Obeying God: 86 24.4 %
Did not answer: 8 2.3 %

Which is the biggest hindrance to progress in human rights in the world today?

Communism: 6 1.7 %
Capitalism: 85 24.1 %
Religion: 70 19.9 %
Atheism or Secularism: 13 3.7 %
Terrorism: 45 12.8 %
Gave another answer: 116 33.0 %
Did not answer: 17 4.8 %

Of the following 5 issues, which is in most urgent need of attention in the world?

Racism: 82 23.3 %
Terrorism: 69 19.6 %
Abortion: 17 4.8 %
Political Persecution: 47 13.4 %
HumanTrafficking: 127 36.1 %
Did not answer: 10 2.8 %

Agree/disagree with the following statements:

        Strongly Agree         Somewhat Agree         Somewhat Disagree         Strongly Disagree         Didn't Answer
We are in grave danger of overpopulating the earth.         15142.9 %         7922.4 %         6819.3 %         5114.5 %         30.9 %
Capital punishment should be abolished.         9727.6 %         6618.8 %         7019.9 %         9527.0 %         246.8 %
The United States did right to invade Iraq and remove Saddam Hussein.         8123.0 %         6418.2 %         6618.8 %         11933.8 %         226.3 %
A woman should be allowed to have an abortion if she wants one.         20558.2 %         8925.3 %         174.8 %         359.9 %         61.7 %
Homosexuality is sinful or wrong.         5114.5 %         257.1 %         4813.6 %         20959.4 %         195.4 %

Specifically in regards to abortion, do you believe abortion is first and foremost a ______ issue?

Social: 53 15.1 %
Human Rights: 165 46.9 %
Religious: 39 11.1 %
Liberal or conservative: 10 2.8 %
Gave another answer: 73 20.7 %
Did not answer: 12 3.4 %

In the United States do you think religion does more to help or hurt the cause of human rights?

Definitely helps 47 13.4 %
Probably helps: 88 25.0 %
Probably hurts: 79 22.4 %
Definitely hurts: 58 16.5 %
Neither helps nor hurts: 72 20.5 %
Did not answer: 8 2.3 %

Specific Comparisons:

Male vs. female on abortion:

Male Female
Women should be allowed abortion - Strongly agree: 11455.3 % 9162.3 %
Women should be allowed abortion - Somewhat agree: 5727.7 % 3221.9 %
Women should be allowed abortion - Somewhat disagree: 104.9 % 74.8 %
Women should be allowed abortion - Strongly disagree: 2110.2 % 149.6 %
Women should be allowed abortion - Didn't answer: 41.9 % 21.4 %

Percentage of those who support or oppose abortion, according to whether they believe in God:

Yes God No God Not sure
Women should be allowed abortion - Strongly agree: 11633.6 % 7220.9 % 133.8 %
Women should be allowed abortion - Somewhat agree: 6418.6 % 174.9 % 61.7 %
Women should be allowed abortion - Somewhat disagree: 144.1 % 10.3 % 10.3 %
Women should be allowed abortion - Strongly disagree: 339.6 % 20.6 % 00.0 %
Women should be allowed abortion - Didn't answer: 61.7 % 00.0 % 00.0 %

People who support abortion -- what kind of issue abortion is.

Social: 44 15.0 %
Human rights: 145 49.3 %
Religious: 30 10.2 %
Liberal or conservative: 8 2.7 %
Other answer: 57 19.4 %
Did not answer: 10 3.4 %

People who oppose abortion -- what kind of issue abortion is.

Social: 8 15.4 %
Human rights: 16 30.8 %
Religious: 9 17.3 %
Liberal or conservative: 2 3.8 %
Other answer: 16 30.8 %
Did not answer: 1 1.9 %

Those who oppose abortion: most urgent of five issues?

Racism: 6 11.5 %
Terrorism: 16 30.8 %
Abortion: 9 17.3 %
Political persecution: 4 7.7 %
Human trafficking: 16 30.8 %
Didn't answer: 1 1.9 %

What do pro-abortionists claim would be most likely to influence how they think about an issue?

Logic: 158 53.7 %
Emotions: 33 11.2 %
Morals: 70 23.8 %
Religious beliefs: 17 5.8 %
Other answer: 4 1.4 %
Didn't answer: 12 4.1 %

How many people who oppose abortion stated abortion as the most important human rights issue in the world?

4 percent of those who oppose abortion stated abortion is the most important human rights issue in the world.

Specifically for Eugene, Oregon, the number of people agreeing or disagreeing with the statement 'A woman should be allowed to have an abortion if she wants one.':

Strongly agree: 165 61.1 %
Somewhat agree: 69 25.6 %
Somewhat disagree: 9 3.3 %
Strongly disagree: 23 8.5 %
Did not answer: 4 1.5 %



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"Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life, or the shadows of life." -Kay Granger

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