Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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QN34B

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

Do you approve or disapprove of the Catholic Church's restrictions on divorce?
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 39.9% 39.9%
Disapprove 47.8% 87.7%
Don't know 11.1% 98.8%
Refused 1.2% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Approve 44.1% 37.5% 38.3% 37.9% 36.8% 39.7%
Disapprove 43.5% 49.9% 49.8% 50.7% 50.3% 48.1%
Don't know 11.6% 11.0% 11.2% 9.8% 11.6% 11.2%
Refused 0.8% 1.5% 0.8% 1.6% 1.3% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Approve 41.9% 36.6% 30.7% 39.0% 38.5% 39.7%
Disapprove 46.2% 50.9% 57.0% 54.7% 47.6% 48.1%
Don't know 10.4% 11.5% 12.0% 5.8% 13.0% 11.1%
Refused 1.4% 0.9% 0.4% 0.6% 0.9% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Approve 33.3% 35.5% 43.3% 40.0% 39.9%
Disapprove 50.6% 52.1% 46.5% 46.9% 47.7%
Don't know 14.1% 11.4% 9.1% 11.8% 11.1%
Refused 1.9% 0.9% 1.1% 1.3% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 41.6% 38.0% 39.9%
Disapprove 46.2% 49.3% 47.7%
Don't know 10.7% 11.6% 11.1%
Refused 1.5% 1.0% 1.2%
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
Approve 39.7% 38.7% 45.8% 38.3% 41.1% 39.7%
Disapprove 46.9% 47.6% 42.1% 52.0% 49.4% 47.9%
Don't know 12.6% 12.6% 10.0% 8.1% 7.3% 11.2%
Refused 0.8% 1.1% 2.1% 1.5% 2.3% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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