Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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QN56

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

Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married?
  1) Married
  2) Divorced
  3) Separated
  4) Widowed
  5) Never been married
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Married 52.7% 52.7%
Divorced 8% 60.7%
Separated 6.2% 66.9%
Widowed 4.3% 71.2%
Never been married 26.5% 97.7%
Don't know .1% 97.8%
Refused 2.1% 99.9%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Married 29.2% 69.5% 65.6% 56.4% 49.4% 53.7%
Divorced 3.6% 5.3% 12.2% 15.3% 13.5% 8.2%
Separated 4.5% 7.3% 7.5% 6.5% 6.5% 6.4%
Widowed 0.3% 1.0% 2.4% 12.8% 26.5% 4.3%
Never been married 61.9% 16.6% 11.9% 8.7% 3.5% 27.0%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Refused 0.4% 0.4% 0.1% 0.3% 0.6% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Married 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 53.9%
Divorced 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.2%
Separated 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.4%
Widowed 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 4.4%
Never been married 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 27.1%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Married 42.4% 65.7% 54.5% 52.2% 52.7%
Divorced 9.6% 4.0% 8.1% 8.2% 8.0%
Separated 8.7% 2.1% 5.6% 6.7% 6.2%
Widowed 4.9% 3.6% 4.9% 3.7% 4.3%
Never been married 31.4% 23.7% 24.8% 26.9% 26.5%
Don't know 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
Refused 2.6% 0.9% 2.0% 2.2% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Married 53.9% 51.4% 52.7%
Divorced 6.9% 9.2% 8.0%
Separated 5.8% 6.7% 6.2%
Widowed 1.6% 7.1% 4.3%
Never been married 29.8% 23.1% 26.5%
Don't know 0.2% 0.1% 0.1%
Refused 1.7% 2.5% 2.1%
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
Married 52.7% 53.1% 61.1% 49.9% 61.1% 53.7%
Divorced 7.4% 7.8% 11.1% 9.0% 10.1% 8.2%
Separated 8.6% 5.6% 5.3% 4.9% 2.5% 6.4%
Widowed 5.5% 3.5% 2.6% 3.4% 3.8% 4.3%
Never been married 25.0% 29.8% 20.0% 32.8% 22.4% 27.1%
Don't know 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Refused 0.4% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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