V-35a: Percentage of American Adults Favoring Removal of a Book That Espouses Certain Beliefs from the Public Library, 1972–2016*

* Recorded changes between years in the percentage favoring removal are not all statistically significant (p < .05).

Source: NORC at the University of Chicago, General Social Survey (1972–2016). Data analyzed by the American Academy’s Humanities Indicators ( using the GSS Data Explorer.

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