Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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QN35_A

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

O you agree or disagree that the Catholic Church should allow married men to become priests?
  1) Agree
  2) Disagree
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Agree 52.8% 52.8%
Disagree 40.5% 93.3%
Don't know 6.1% 99.4%
Refused .6% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Agree 46.5% 53.1% 59.6% 59.9% 49.4% 53.2%
Disagree 47.5% 39.5% 35.1% 33.2% 41.6% 40.3%
Don't know 5.8% 7.2% 4.4% 6.5% 8.1% 6.1%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.9% 0.3% 1.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Agree 54.1% 61.9% 48.4% 52.9% 49.6% 53.1%
Disagree 39.9% 31.0% 45.2% 42.4% 42.6% 40.4%
Don't know 5.5% 7.1% 6.0% 4.1% 7.2% 6.1%
Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.4% 0.6% 0.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Agree 55.9% 47.7% 54.5% 51.2% 52.8%
Disagree 37.5% 45.9% 39.8% 41.0% 40.5%
Don't know 5.8% 6.3% 5.1% 7.0% 6.1%
Refused 0.9% 0.0% 0.6% 0.8% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Agree 53.4% 52.1% 52.8%
Disagree 41.3% 39.6% 40.5%
Don't know 4.5% 7.8% 6.1%
Refused 0.9% 0.4% 0.6%
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
Agree 41.9% 51.8% 62.1% 68.9% 73.8% 53.1%
Disagree 50.8% 41.2% 34.2% 26.2% 22.0% 40.5%
Don't know 7.0% 6.6% 3.7% 3.9% 3.0% 5.8%
Refused 0.4% 0.5% 0.0% 1.0% 1.3% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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