Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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QN58

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

Do you think of yourself first as [a person from your country of origin], first as a Hispanic/Latino, first as a [person of your religion], or first asan American?
  1) A [person from your country of origin]
  2) A Hispanic/Latino
  3) A [person of your religion]
  4) An American
  5) All four
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A [person from your country of origin] 35.6% 35.6%
A Hispanic/Latino 21.6% 57.2%
A [person of your religion] 16.1% 73.3%
An American 17.6% 90.9%
All four 5.6% 96.5%
Don't know 1% 97.5%
Refused 2.5% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
A [person from your country of origin] 38.3% 35.6% 34.4% 36.7% 38.4% 36.4%
A Hispanic/Latino 26.2% 22.0% 21.1% 18.5% 11.6% 21.9%
A [person of your religion] 14.0% 18.7% 15.5% 14.1% 23.5% 16.4%
An American 14.3% 16.9% 20.9% 22.6% 20.3% 18.0%
All four 5.4% 4.4% 7.0% 6.3% 4.5% 5.5%
Don't know 1.2% 0.7% 0.5% 1.1% 1.0% 0.8%
Refused 0.6% 1.7% 0.7% 0.8% 0.6% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
A [person from your country of origin] 36.9% 30.4% 40.6% 32.0% 36.2% 36.2%
A Hispanic/Latino 20.1% 21.1% 29.5% 15.1% 25.2% 22.0%
A [person of your religion] 17.1% 17.4% 11.6% 22.7% 14.7% 16.4%
An American 17.8% 26.4% 9.2% 25.6% 16.6% 18.0%
All four 6.5% 3.7% 5.2% 4.7% 5.0% 5.7%
Don't know 0.8% 0.3% 1.6% 0.0% 1.4% 0.9%
Refused 0.8% 0.6% 2.4% 0.0% 0.8% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
A [person from your country of origin] 38.7% 45.8% 32.4% 35.4% 35.6%
A Hispanic/Latino 21.3% 21.2% 21.4% 21.9% 21.6%
A [person of your religion] 15.4% 12.7% 18.7% 14.7% 16.1%
An American 13.4% 9.1% 20.7% 18.1% 17.6%
All four 6.5% 8.5% 3.5% 6.5% 5.6%
Don't know 1.6% 1.8% 1.1% 0.5% 1.0%
Refused 3.1% 0.9% 2.3% 2.8% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A [person from your country of origin] 36.0% 35.3% 35.7%
A Hispanic/Latino 22.3% 20.9% 21.6%
A [person of your religion] 14.8% 17.4% 16.1%
An American 18.8% 16.5% 17.6%
All four 4.9% 6.2% 5.6%
Don't know 0.8% 1.2% 1.0%
Refused 2.5% 2.5% 2.5%
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
A [person from your country of origin] 44.3% 37.4% 35.6% 22.0% 23.8% 36.3%
A Hispanic/Latino 24.3% 19.7% 26.7% 22.3% 17.8% 22.1%
A [person of your religion] 16.4% 18.7% 10.5% 14.0% 14.3% 16.2%
An American 7.0% 16.9% 22.5% 36.0% 37.8% 18.3%
All four 6.0% 6.6% 3.1% 3.9% 4.5% 5.5%
Don't know 1.6% 0.2% 0.0% 0.7% 1.0% 0.9%
Refused 0.4% 0.5% 1.6% 1.0% 1.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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