Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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F_QN13

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

IF RESPONDENT READS THE SCRIPTURE OUTSIDE OF WORSHIP AT ALL (from QN31A_C): When you read the Bible outside of mass, do you read it in Spanish, read it in English, read it in both Spanish and English, or read it in some other language?
  1) Spanish
  2) English
  3) Both Spanish and English
  4) Other language
  5) Do not read scripture
  8) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Spanish 66.8% 66.8%
English 19.7% 86.5%
Both Spanish and English 12% 98.5%
Other language .1% 98.6%
Do not read scripture 1.5% 100.1%
Don't know 0% 100.1%
Total N = 524

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Spanish 72.5% 66.5% 64.5% 61.4% 62.9% 66.6%
English 10.7% 22.7% 24.4% 24.1% 21.0% 20.0%
Both Spanish and English 14.0% 10.8% 8.1% 14.5% 16.1% 11.9%
Other language 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Do not read scripture 2.8% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
515


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Spanish 70.3% 68.3% 78.3% 47.8% 61.8% 66.7%
English 19.6% 16.7% 0.0% 41.3% 18.5% 19.9%
Both Spanish and English 8.8% 13.3% 4.3% 10.9% 19.7% 11.9%
Other language 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Do not read scripture 1.3% 0.0% 17.4% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
517


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Spanish 66.7% 69.1% 66.4% 66.7% 66.8%
English 16.2% 25.5% 20.5% 19.1% 19.7%
Both Spanish and English 13.1% 5.5% 10.9% 13.5% 12.0%
Other language 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Do not read scripture 3.0% 0.0% 2.2% 0.7% 1.5%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
524


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Spanish 71.3% 62.9% 66.8%
English 16.1% 22.8% 19.7%
Both Spanish and English 10.7% 13.0% 12.0%
Other language 0.3% 0.0% 0.1%
Do not read scripture 1.6% 1.4% 1.5%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
524


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 77.3% 78.3% 61.0% 42.4% 35.6% 67.3%
English 8.4% 9.6% 34.1% 51.1% 45.2% 20.1%
Both Spanish and English 12.3% 9.6% 4.9% 6.5% 19.2% 11.2%
Other language 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Do not read scripture 1.6% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
513



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