Smithsonian

Percent Favoring ERA in 1982

Percent Favoring the ERA in 1982
Age
Over 65 63%
46 –55 59%
18 – 25 81%
Education
Less than High School 71%
High School 73%
College 73%
Graduate School 71%
Family Yearly Income
Less than $10,000 74%
$10,000 – $20,000 73%
$20,000 – $35,000 74%
More than $35,000 70%
Gender
Male 70%
Female 74%
Race
Black 78%
White 72%
Region
South 65%
Midwest 72%
East and West Coasts 79%
Religion
Protestant Fundamentalist 61%
Other Protestant 72%
Catholic 77%
Jewish 81%
No Religion 88%

Source: National Opinion Research Center General Society Survey