The study, which was authored by More in Common, featured 8,000 respondents, six focus groups, and 30 one-hour interviews.
According to the authors, Americans can be divided into several groups, including progressive activists, traditional liberals, passive liberals, politically disengaged, moderates, traditional conservatives, and devoted conservatives.
The report noted that African-Americans are most likely to support political correctness, and 75 percent of African-American respondents reported that they oppose political correctness.
The survey reported that 83 percent of respondents who make less than $50,000 are opposed to political correctness, compared to 70 percent of respondents who make over $100,000 that are skeptical about political correctness.
According to the study’s focus groups and interviews, some respondents defined political correctness as being worried about their daily interactions and their freedom to express themselves out of fear of being cast out by society for their views, word choices, or actions.