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ENGSPK

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

Would you say you can carry on a conversation in English, both understanding and speaking, very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all? [RECODE OF QN61]
  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 44% 44%
Pretty well 8.8% 52.8%
Very well 47.3% 100.1%
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 37.1% 46.6% 40.6% 52.6% 54.5% 43.4%
Pretty well 7.0% 9.7% 9.8% 9.8% 8.4% 8.8%
Very well 55.9% 43.7% 49.6% 37.6% 37.1% 47.8%
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 46.4% 30.0% 54.8% 51.7% 37.8% 43.5%
Pretty well 10.1% 8.0% 8.0% 9.9% 7.1% 9.0%
Very well 43.5% 61.9% 37.2% 38.4% 55.1% 47.5%
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 44.6% 46.8% 45.1% 42.2% 44.0%
Pretty well 10.3% 9.7% 8.6% 8.2% 8.8%
Very well 45.1% 43.5% 46.3% 49.6% 47.3%
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 43.0% 45.0% 44.0%
Pretty well 9.4% 8.1% 8.8%
Very well 47.7% 46.9% 47.3%
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 66.9% 37.6% 41.1% 10.7% 12.3% 43.0%
Pretty well 7.6% 10.3% 14.2% 6.9% 8.3% 8.7%
Very well 25.5% 52.1% 44.7% 82.4% 79.4% 48.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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