Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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QN17

(Percentages are weighted by NWWEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Do you think there has been too much, too little or the right amount of expressions of religious faith by political leaders?
  1) Too much
  2) Too little
  3) Right amount
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Too much 22.6% 22.6%
Too little 44.6% 67.2%
Right amount 16.8% 84%
Don't know 15.2% 99.2%
Refused .7% 99.9%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Too much 22.4% 20.9% 26.1% 26.7% 15.2% 22.8%
Too little 44.4% 46.3% 46.7% 41.4% 38.7% 44.8%
Right amount 17.7% 17.9% 14.5% 15.3% 19.4% 16.8%
Don't know 15.5% 14.7% 11.7% 15.8% 24.5% 15.0%
Refused 0.1% 0.3% 1.1% 0.8% 2.3% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Too much 21.1% 23.6% 20.4% 22.5% 26.5% 22.8%
Too little 46.2% 45.7% 52.8% 42.8% 39.5% 44.6%
Right amount 17.8% 18.0% 9.6% 12.1% 17.1% 16.9%
Don't know 14.2% 12.4% 16.8% 19.7% 16.5% 15.1%
Refused 0.8% 0.3% 0.4% 2.9% 0.4% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Too much 20.6% 18.1% 21.9% 24.8% 22.6%
Too little 47.7% 52.0% 43.9% 42.8% 44.6%
Right amount 14.3% 14.8% 18.8% 16.3% 16.8%
Don't know 16.4% 14.5% 14.7% 15.4% 15.2%
Refused 0.9% 0.6% 0.8% 0.7% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Too much 26.3% 18.7% 22.6%
Too little 41.6% 47.9% 44.6%
Right amount 16.3% 17.4% 16.8%
Don't know 15.1% 15.3% 15.2%
Refused 0.7% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school grad or GED Business, technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no 4-year degree College graduate, post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Too much 18.0% 21.4% 26.3% 29.9% 37.4% 23.2%
Too little 47.0% 47.0% 40.0% 39.3% 35.7% 44.3%
Right amount 13.1% 16.8% 21.6% 22.8% 20.6% 16.8%
Don't know 21.6% 14.2% 8.4% 7.4% 5.0% 15.0%
Refused 0.3% 0.6% 3.7% 0.5% 1.3% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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