Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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QN35_B

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

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

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Agree 47.1% 47.1%
Disagree 43.7% 90.8%
Don't know 8.4% 99.2%
Refused .8% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Agree 53.3% 46.3% 50.8% 43.8% 25.7% 47.7%
Disagree 38.3% 46.3% 41.5% 43.8% 59.2% 43.4%
Don't know 8.1% 6.9% 6.8% 12.2% 13.5% 8.3%
Refused 0.3% 0.6% 1.0% 0.3% 1.6% 0.6%
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 45.1% 47.5% 48.8% 26.3% 55.1% 47.4%
Disagree 46.3% 39.4% 37.6% 69.6% 36.2% 43.5%
Don't know 7.9% 12.7% 12.8% 3.5% 8.1% 8.5%
Refused 0.7% 0.3% 0.8% 0.6% 0.7% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Agree 53.5% 40.2% 47.3% 46.1% 47.1%
Disagree 36.5% 52.3% 43.7% 44.3% 43.7%
Don't know 8.7% 7.6% 8.2% 8.6% 8.4%
Refused 1.2% 0.0% 0.7% 1.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Agree 50.0% 44.0% 47.1%
Disagree 40.6% 46.9% 43.7%
Don't know 8.4% 8.5% 8.4%
Refused 1.0% 0.6% 0.8%
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 39.4% 47.6% 61.8% 59.4% 56.8% 47.7%
Disagree 50.1% 43.2% 32.5% 34.0% 36.2% 43.4%
Don't know 10.2% 8.6% 5.8% 5.4% 5.5% 8.3%
Refused 0.4% 0.5% 0.0% 1.2% 1.5% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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