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QN63

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

What language do you usually speak at home? Only Spanish, more Spanish than English, both equally, more English than Spanish, or only English?
  1) Only Spanish
  2) More Spanish than English
  3) Both equally
  4) More English than Spanish
  5) Only English
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Only Spanish 38.7% 38.7%
More Spanish than English 16.6% 55.3%
Both equally 17.3% 72.6%
More English than Spanish 12.1% 84.7%
Only English 13.2% 97.9%
Don't know .2% 98.1%
Refused 2% 100.1%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Only Spanish 34.2% 38.9% 37.0% 45.7% 57.3% 39.1%
More Spanish than English 19.7% 19.2% 15.1% 13.3% 8.4% 16.9%
Both equally 20.0% 17.0% 16.2% 19.8% 13.3% 17.6%
More English than Spanish 11.7% 12.2% 16.3% 7.9% 6.1% 12.2%
Only English 14.2% 11.9% 14.9% 13.0% 13.9% 13.6%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Refused 0.3% 0.7% 0.4% 0.3% 1.0% 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
Only Spanish 41.1% 33.7% 48.0% 46.2% 34.1% 39.3%
More Spanish than English 17.9% 8.7% 17.6% 12.7% 17.5% 16.8%
Both equally 16.9% 21.4% 14.8% 12.7% 19.0% 17.5%
More English than Spanish 11.8% 14.6% 10.8% 9.8% 13.4% 12.3%
Only English 11.5% 21.4% 8.0% 17.9% 15.8% 13.6%
Don't know 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.2%
Refused 0.4% 0.3% 0.8% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Only Spanish 36.5% 39.8% 39.5% 38.5% 38.7%
More Spanish than English 18.4% 19.9% 14.1% 17.4% 16.6%
Both equally 20.1% 16.9% 20.4% 13.7% 17.3%
More English than Spanish 11.2% 9.6% 14.4% 10.8% 12.0%
Only English 10.8% 13.3% 9.7% 17.2% 13.3%
Don't know 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Refused 2.8% 0.6% 1.9% 2.2% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Only Spanish 37.9% 39.4% 38.7%
More Spanish than English 18.6% 14.3% 16.6%
Both equally 16.6% 18.0% 17.3%
More English than Spanish 12.2% 11.9% 12.0%
Only English 12.8% 13.7% 13.3%
Don't know 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
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
Only Spanish 58.6% 33.2% 41.1% 12.3% 15.6% 38.9%
More Spanish than English 18.9% 19.2% 17.4% 11.0% 11.6% 16.9%
Both equally 12.2% 22.1% 18.4% 19.4% 24.6% 17.7%
More English than Spanish 5.4% 9.9% 7.9% 27.2% 27.6% 12.5%
Only English 4.7% 15.4% 15.3% 30.1% 20.4% 13.8%
Don't know 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.1%
Refused 0.1% 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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