Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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F_QN12

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

IF RESPONDENT PRAYS AT HOME AT ALL (from QN31A_A): When you pray outside of mass, do you pray in Spanish, pray in English, pray in both Spanish and English, or pray in some other language?
  1) Spanish
  2) English
  3) Both Spanish and English
  4) Other language
  5) Do not pray
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Spanish 70.2% 70.2%
English 16.9% 87.1%
Both Spanish and English 12% 99.1%
Other language .6% 99.7%
Do not pray 0% 99.7%
Refused .4% 100.1%
Total N = 630

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Spanish 80.5% 71.8% 61.5% 63.6% 67.1% 69.8%
English 5.5% 13.1% 31.0% 18.7% 21.1% 17.2%
Both Spanish and English 10.5% 15.1% 7.0% 17.8% 11.8% 12.0%
Other language 2.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Do not pray 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
618


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Spanish 72.0% 67.9% 96.3% 52.1% 67.6% 70.2%
English 15.8% 21.8% 0.0% 31.3% 17.1% 17.0%
Both Spanish and English 11.4% 9.0% 3.7% 16.7% 13.8% 11.8%
Other language 0.2% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 0.6%
Do not pray 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
622


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Spanish 71.4% 72.9% 66.5% 71.9% 70.2%
English 10.7% 21.4% 15.1% 19.0% 16.9%
Both Spanish and English 16.1% 5.7% 16.2% 9.0% 12.0%
Other language 1.8% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.6%
Do not pray 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
630


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Spanish 72.5% 68.0% 70.1%
English 18.8% 15.0% 16.9%
Both Spanish and English 6.8% 17.0% 12.1%
Other language 1.2% 0.0% 0.6%
Do not pray 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.7% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
630


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
Spanish 85.2% 76.2% 74.5% 35.8% 34.4% 69.7%
English 5.4% 8.8% 23.4% 44.7% 43.0% 17.1%
Both Spanish and English 8.3% 15.0% 2.1% 17.1% 21.5% 12.2%
Other language 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.6%
Do not pray 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
618



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