Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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F_QN9

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

Would you prefer to attend mass where there is a Latino priest, or doesn't this matter to you?
  1) Prefer to attend mass where there is a Latino priest
  2) Doesn't matter if there is a Latino priest or not
  3) Prefer to attend mass with a non-Latino priest
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Prefer to attend mass where there is a Latino priest 28.7% 28.7%
Doesn't matter if there is a Latino priest or not 69.9% 98.6%
Prefer to attend mass with a non-Latino priest .8% 99.4%
Refused .6% 100%
Total N = 650

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Prefer to attend mass where there is a Latino priest 27.7% 28.6% 21.1% 39.6% 36.8% 28.5%
Doesn't matter if there is a Latino priest or not 70.9% 71.4% 76.2% 59.4% 63.2% 70.3%
Prefer to attend mass with a non-Latino priest 0.0% 0.0% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
Refused 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
636


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Prefer to attend mass where there is a Latino priest 27.3% 30.9% 22.2% 27.1% 32.6% 28.8%
Doesn't matter if there is a Latino priest or not 71.7% 69.1% 77.8% 72.9% 64.3% 69.8%
Prefer to attend mass with a non-Latino priest 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.1% 0.8%
Refused 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
640


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Prefer to attend mass where there is a Latino priest 24.8% 37.0% 26.4% 30.4% 28.9%
Doesn't matter if there is a Latino priest or not 74.4% 63.0% 70.5% 69.6% 70.0%
Prefer to attend mass with a non-Latino priest 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.7%
Refused 0.9% 0.0% 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
650


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Prefer to attend mass where there is a Latino priest 29.1% 28.5% 28.8%
Doesn't matter if there is a Latino priest or not 68.2% 71.5% 69.9%
Prefer to attend mass with a non-Latino priest 1.6% 0.0% 0.8%
Refused 1.1% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
650


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
Prefer to attend mass where there is a Latino priest 38.0% 31.8% 8.5% 10.6% 12.6% 28.4%
Doesn't matter if there is a Latino priest or not 60.1% 68.2% 91.5% 87.0% 87.4% 70.4%
Prefer to attend mass with a non-Latino priest 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
635



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