Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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QN21

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

In general, do you think discrimination against Hispanics/Latinos is a major problem, minor problem, or not a problem in preventing Hispanics/Latinos in general from succeeding in America?
  1) Major problem
  2) Minor problem
  3) Not a problem
  8) Don't Know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Major problem 61.9% 61.9%
Minor problem 22.8% 84.7%
Not a problem 12.2% 96.9%
Don't Know 2.9% 99.8%
Refused .2% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Major problem 57.6% 67.0% 63.3% 59.2% 58.4% 61.8%
Minor problem 24.6% 21.9% 22.1% 25.3% 21.0% 23.0%
Not a problem 14.3% 9.5% 12.4% 11.1% 14.8% 12.3%
Don't Know 3.5% 1.5% 1.9% 3.5% 5.8% 2.7%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Major problem 64.5% 59.9% 68.8% 50.6% 57.3% 61.9%
Minor problem 21.2% 26.1% 18.4% 23.3% 26.5% 23.0%
Not a problem 11.2% 12.4% 11.6% 19.2% 13.3% 12.3%
Don't Know 2.9% 1.6% 1.2% 7.0% 2.7% 2.8%
Refused 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Major problem 65.7% 70.3% 60.2% 60.4% 61.9%
Minor problem 18.9% 18.5% 23.7% 24.2% 22.8%
Not a problem 11.2% 9.7% 12.3% 12.9% 12.2%
Don't Know 3.9% 1.2% 3.7% 2.2% 2.9%
Refused 0.4% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Major problem 60.3% 63.5% 61.8%
Minor problem 24.4% 21.2% 22.8%
Not a problem 12.5% 11.8% 12.2%
Don't Know 2.7% 3.2% 2.9%
Refused 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
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
Major problem 70.4% 64.2% 53.2% 46.3% 45.9% 61.6%
Minor problem 15.0% 21.2% 26.3% 38.5% 35.6% 23.1%
Not a problem 10.7% 12.1% 17.9% 13.0% 15.8% 12.3%
Don't Know 3.9% 2.5% 2.6% 1.7% 2.3% 2.9%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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