Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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

Now I'm going to read you some pairs of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. As I read each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views, even if neither is exactly right. The third pair is...
  1) The growing number of newcomers from other countries threaten traditional American customs and values.
  2) The growing number of newcomers from other countries strengthens American society.
  3) Neither/Both equally
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
The growing number of newcomers from other countries threaten traditional American customs and values. 23.4% 23.4%
The growing number of newcomers from other countries strengthens American society. 66.1% 89.5%
Neither/Both equally 4% 93.5%
Don't know 6% 99.5%
Refused .4% 99.9%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
The growing number of newcomers from other countries threaten traditional American customs and values. 21.7% 19.0% 26.7% 25.0% 32.2% 23.4%
The growing number of newcomers from other countries strengthens American society. 69.7% 71.9% 64.0% 62.8% 47.9% 66.4%
Neither/Both equally 2.9% 3.9% 3.8% 5.7% 6.8% 4.0%
Don't know 5.7% 5.1% 4.7% 5.7% 12.9% 5.8%
Refused 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.8% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
The growing number of newcomers from other countries threaten traditional American customs and values. 22.3% 27.0% 23.2% 28.5% 23.8% 23.4%
The growing number of newcomers from other countries strengthens American society. 66.9% 62.4% 66.8% 58.7% 67.8% 66.4%
Neither/Both equally 4.5% 3.7% 2.0% 4.1% 3.4% 4.0%
Don't know 5.9% 6.5% 6.8% 8.7% 5.1% 5.9%
Refused 0.4% 0.3% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
The growing number of newcomers from other countries threaten traditional American customs and values. 21.0% 22.7% 25.3% 22.8% 23.4%
The growing number of newcomers from other countries strengthens American society. 65.3% 68.3% 64.8% 67.2% 66.2%
Neither/Both equally 6.5% 2.7% 4.0% 3.4% 4.0%
Don't know 6.8% 6.3% 5.5% 6.2% 6.1%
Refused 0.4% 0.0% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
The growing number of newcomers from other countries threaten traditional American customs and values. 23.5% 23.4% 23.4%
The growing number of newcomers from other countries strengthens American society. 66.5% 65.8% 66.1%
Neither/Both equally 4.4% 3.6% 4.0%
Don't know 5.1% 7.0% 6.0%
Refused 0.5% 0.3% 0.4%
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
The growing number of newcomers from other countries threaten traditional American customs and values. 21.1% 26.8% 17.8% 23.9% 26.8% 23.5%
The growing number of newcomers from other countries strengthens American society. 67.8% 63.1% 69.1% 66.2% 68.4% 66.3%
Neither/Both equally 3.3% 4.3% 4.2% 5.4% 3.3% 3.9%
Don't know 7.6% 5.6% 5.8% 4.6% 1.5% 5.8%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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