Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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RELTRAD

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

Religious Tradition (See Note 3: RELTRAD Coding in the ARDA Summary File for explanation of codes)
  0) Don't know/Refused
  10) Catholic
  20) Evangelical
  30) Mainline Protestant
  40) Other Christian
  50) Non-Christian
  60) Secular

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 2.1%
Catholic 67.7% 69.8%
Evangelical 14.9% 84.7%
Mainline Protestant 3.9% 88.6%
Other Christian 2.7% 91.3%
Non-Christian 1% 92.3%
Secular 7.8% 100.1%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 1.8% 2.1% 2.4% 1.9% 2.1%
Catholic 67.8% 69.5% 65.2% 68.5% 66.5% 67.5%
Evangelical 11.9% 13.9% 18.0% 17.1% 17.7% 15.0%
Mainline Protestant 5.1% 3.3% 4.2% 2.7% 3.2% 4.0%
Other Christian 2.1% 3.1% 2.3% 4.1% 3.2% 2.7%
Non-Christian 1.0% 0.7% 1.1% 0.8% 1.6% 0.9%
Secular 10.0% 7.8% 7.3% 4.3% 5.8% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 3.1% 2.0% 2.9% 2.1% 2.0%
Catholic 68.4% 62.3% 76.0% 64.2% 65.6% 67.4%
Evangelical 16.8% 14.5% 11.6% 19.7% 11.4% 14.9%
Mainline Protestant 3.1% 7.1% 2.4% 2.3% 5.4% 4.0%
Other Christian 2.9% 3.4% 2.4% 5.2% 2.0% 2.7%
Non-Christian 0.8% 2.8% 0.4% 1.7% 0.8% 1.0%
Secular 6.3% 6.8% 5.2% 4.0% 12.7% 7.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 1.8% 1.7% 2.3% 2.1%
Catholic 67.8% 70.0% 66.8% 67.9% 67.7%
Evangelical 14.5% 18.2% 15.3% 14.0% 14.9%
Mainline Protestant 3.7% 1.2% 5.0% 3.6% 3.9%
Other Christian 2.1% 3.0% 3.3% 2.3% 2.7%
Non-Christian 1.2% 0.3% 1.2% 0.9% 1.0%
Secular 8.1% 5.5% 6.8% 9.0% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 2.4% 2.1%
Catholic 67.3% 68.0% 67.7%
Evangelical 12.6% 17.3% 14.9%
Mainline Protestant 4.1% 3.7% 3.9%
Other Christian 2.6% 2.8% 2.7%
Non-Christian 1.1% 0.8% 1.0%
Secular 10.5% 5.0% 7.8%
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
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 2.2% 3.2% 1.5% 2.0% 2.0%
Catholic 72.9% 65.9% 74.7% 56.9% 60.7% 67.3%
Evangelical 13.0% 16.5% 12.1% 19.7% 14.3% 15.1%
Mainline Protestant 2.9% 3.5% 2.1% 8.1% 4.8% 4.0%
Other Christian 2.5% 4.0% 1.6% 1.5% 2.5% 2.7%
Non-Christian 0.4% 0.9% 0.5% 1.4% 2.8% 0.9%
Secular 6.5% 7.1% 5.8% 10.8% 13.0% 8.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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