Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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QN38_A

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

IF QN30 = CONVERTED: In our interviews, people have told us there are many reasons why they changed their religions. As I read some of the reasons they have given, please tell me whether or not each applies to you. You can answer 'yes' or 'no.' Would you say that you became (RELIGION) because of a marriage, or not?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 13.9% 13.9%
No 85.7% 99.6%
Don't know 0% 99.6%
Refused .4% 100%
Total N = 692

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 9.7% 13.8% 14.6% 18.6% 20.0% 14.3%
No 90.3% 86.2% 85.4% 81.4% 75.6% 85.2%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.4% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
673


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 18.0% 7.0% 17.4% 10.0% 6.2% 13.8%
No 81.7% 93.0% 82.6% 86.7% 93.8% 85.7%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
674


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Yes 15.9% 0.0% 11.8% 18.3% 13.9%
No 84.1% 100.0% 87.2% 81.7% 85.7%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
692


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 17.5% 11.2% 13.9%
No 81.5% 88.8% 85.7%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.9% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
692


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
Yes 13.1% 14.3% 13.3% 14.3% 16.0% 14.0%
No 86.3% 85.0% 86.7% 85.7% 84.0% 85.6%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.5% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
668



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