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SPNSPK

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

Would you say you can carry on a conversation in Spanish, both understanding and speaking, very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all? [RECODE OF QN59]
  0) Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused
  1) Pretty well
  2) Very well

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused 12.7% 12.7%
Pretty well 9.4% 22.1%
Very well 77.8% 99.9%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused 17.5% 9.8% 12.7% 5.7% 11.6% 12.6%
Pretty well 9.6% 9.2% 11.4% 9.5% 5.8% 9.6%
Very well 72.9% 81.1% 75.9% 84.8% 82.6% 77.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused 9.5% 16.1% 10.8% 10.5% 18.1% 12.5%
Pretty well 8.6% 12.7% 5.2% 8.2% 12.1% 9.7%
Very well 81.9% 71.2% 84.1% 81.3% 69.8% 77.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused 11.9% 13.6% 8.9% 16.1% 12.7%
Pretty well 8.9% 2.7% 11.2% 9.4% 9.4%
Very well 79.2% 83.6% 79.9% 74.5% 77.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused 13.5% 12.0% 12.7%
Pretty well 8.9% 9.9% 9.4%
Very well 77.6% 78.1% 77.8%
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
Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused 5.5% 15.1% 8.9% 27.5% 13.8% 12.6%
Pretty well 3.8% 11.6% 7.9% 15.5% 20.3% 9.8%
Very well 90.7% 73.2% 83.2% 56.9% 65.9% 77.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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