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17. Which more important: free elections or free market economy?

17. Cuando el gobierno cubano cambie y Fidel Castro y su hermano, Raúl, ya no estén en el poder, en su opinión cuál de estos dos procesos es el más importante y qué debe ocurrir primero en la isla: celebrar elecciones libres o establecer una economía de libre comercio?

17. When the government changes in Cuba and Fidel and Raul Castro are no longer in power, which do you think is the more important thing which has to happen first: holding free elections or establishing a free market economy?

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17. Which more important: free elections or free m

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid FREE ELECTIONS 574 47.8 48.7 48.7
FREE MARKET ECONOMY 330 27.5 28.0 76.7
BOTH -- FREE ELECTIONS/FREE MARKET ECONOMY 255 21.3 21.6 98.4
NEITHER 19 1.6 1.6 100.0
Total 1178 98.2 100.0
Missing DON'T KNOW/NO RESPONSE 22 1.8

Total 22 1.8

Total 1200 100.0



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Which more important: free elections or free m

7. Establish national dialogue? 9. Overall how well has embargo worked? Age
oppose favor not well well 18-29 30-44 45-64 65 and older
17. Which more important: free elections or free m FREE ELECTIONS 50% 49% 48% 50% 44% 49% 52% 48%
FREE MARKET ECONOMY 28% 29% 30% 23% 40% 31% 26% 21%
BOTH -- FREE ELECTIONS/FREE MARKET ECONOMY 21% 21% 20% 25% 15% 20% 20% 30%
NEITHER 2% 2% 2% 1% 2% 1% 2% 2%


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Gender of respondent high school graduate 39. In what year did you leave Cuba?
MALE FEMALE less than HS HS or more 1959 or before 1960-1969 1970-1979 1980-1989 1990-1997
17. Which more important: free elections or free m FREE ELECTIONS 44% 52% 51% 48% 53% 48% 54% 47% 50%
FREE MARKET ECONOMY 33% 25% 23% 30% 27% 28% 26% 24% 24%
BOTH -- FREE ELECTIONS/FREE MARKET ECONOMY 20% 23% 24% 20% 20% 22% 19% 26% 24%
NEITHER 3% 1% 2% 1%
1% 1% 3% 2%


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Which more important: free elections or free m

50. Are you a U.S. citizen? race income
citizen not citizen White Black or Mulatto under $20,000 $20-50,000 over $50,000
17. Which more important: free elections or free m FREE ELECTIONS 47% 52% 48% 54% 55% 48% 43%
FREE MARKET ECONOMY 31% 22% 28% 30% 23% 29% 40%
BOTH -- FREE ELECTIONS/FREE MARKET ECONOMY 21% 23% 22% 16% 20% 21% 15%
NEITHER 2% 2% 2%
2% 2% 1%






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