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QN60

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

Would you say you can read a newspaper or book in Spanish very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all?
  1) Very well
  2) Pretty well
  3) Just a little
  4) Not at all
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very well 48% 48%
Pretty well 24% 72%
Just a little 17.3% 89.3%
Not at all 8.4% 97.7%
Don't know .3% 98%
Refused 2% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Very well 49.3% 50.7% 48.4% 47.3% 43.0% 48.7%
Pretty well 22.3% 27.0% 26.2% 23.6% 17.8% 24.4%
Just a little 18.5% 16.7% 16.3% 19.3% 20.4% 17.6%
Not at all 9.2% 5.0% 8.6% 9.5% 16.8% 8.6%
Don't know 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Refused 0.3% 0.5% 0.4% 0.3% 1.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very well 51.2% 48.3% 42.4% 39.0% 46.8% 48.7%
Pretty well 25.3% 20.7% 30.4% 20.9% 23.0% 24.4%
Just a little 15.6% 22.0% 18.8% 22.7% 19.3% 17.6%
Not at all 7.0% 9.0% 7.6% 17.4% 10.4% 8.6%
Don't know 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Refused 0.4% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Very well 49.7% 48.3% 51.1% 44.6% 48.0%
Pretty well 24.0% 27.5% 23.2% 24.1% 24.0%
Just a little 15.9% 16.9% 15.7% 19.3% 17.3%
Not at all 7.5% 6.6% 8.0% 9.4% 8.4%
Don't know 0.2% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
Refused 2.6% 0.6% 1.7% 2.3% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very well 46.1% 49.9% 48.0%
Pretty well 24.8% 23.2% 24.0%
Just a little 18.1% 16.5% 17.3%
Not at all 8.8% 7.9% 8.4%
Don't know 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
Refused 1.8% 2.2% 2.0%
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
Very well 49.0% 48.3% 67.0% 40.9% 54.4% 49.0%
Pretty well 22.6% 26.5% 20.9% 24.4% 26.1% 24.3%
Just a little 20.1% 15.0% 7.9% 23.2% 13.5% 17.9%
Not at all 7.8% 10.2% 4.2% 11.0% 6.0% 8.6%
Don't know 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.2%
Refused 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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