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QN62

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

Would you say you can read a newspaper or book in English 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 42.5% 42.5%
Pretty well 11.4% 53.9%
Just a little 30% 83.9%
Not at all 13.9% 97.8%
Don't know .3% 98.1%
Refused 2% 100.1%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Very well 51.1% 37.9% 46.7% 35.6% 31.4% 43.4%
Pretty well 10.4% 13.8% 9.8% 11.4% 12.6% 11.4%
Just a little 27.1% 34.2% 32.1% 31.0% 23.9% 30.4%
Not at all 11.2% 13.5% 11.0% 21.7% 28.8% 14.2%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3% 0.1%
Refused 0.2% 0.6% 0.4% 0.3% 1.9% 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 39.7% 52.9% 35.6% 34.9% 50.7% 43.3%
Pretty well 12.2% 11.1% 6.4% 10.5% 11.4% 11.5%
Just a little 33.0% 24.1% 40.4% 36.0% 24.7% 30.6%
Not at all 14.5% 11.5% 15.2% 18.6% 13.1% 14.1%
Don't know 0.2% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Refused 0.4% 0.3% 0.8% 0.0% 0.2% 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 38.5% 39.3% 42.8% 44.2% 42.5%
Pretty well 14.5% 9.1% 11.1% 11.0% 11.4%
Just a little 32.9% 35.3% 29.4% 28.5% 30.0%
Not at all 11.0% 15.7% 14.8% 13.8% 13.9%
Don't know 0.3% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Refused 2.8% 0.6% 1.7% 2.2% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very well 42.7% 42.2% 42.5%
Pretty well 12.2% 10.5% 11.4%
Just a little 29.7% 30.3% 30.0%
Not at all 13.3% 14.6% 13.9%
Don't know 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Refused 1.7% 2.2% 1.9%
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 22.0% 47.4% 48.9% 71.9% 74.7% 43.7%
Pretty well 8.7% 11.9% 14.2% 17.3% 12.8% 11.6%
Just a little 42.0% 32.4% 31.6% 9.1% 10.5% 30.4%
Not at all 26.9% 8.1% 5.3% 1.7% 2.0% 14.0%
Don't know 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Refused 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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