Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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F_QN18

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

IF RESPONDENT REPORTS THAT THEY USUALLY GO TO ANOTHER PARISH (from F_QN17): And why do you go to this other parish?
  1) Because there is a Spanish mass or Latino priest there
  2) Because there are more Latinos there than at your home parish
  3) Just a matter of convenience
  4) Some other reason
  8) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Because there is a Spanish mass or Latino priest there 23.4% 23.4%
Because there are more Latinos there than at your home parish 4.4% 27.8%
Just a matter of convenience 22.8% 50.6%
Some other reason 48.7% 99.3%
Don't know .6% 99.9%
Total N = 100

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Because there is a Spanish mass or Latino priest there 35.1% 0.0% 14.9% 36.4% 28.6% 23.9%
Because there are more Latinos there than at your home parish 1.8% 4.5% 2.1% 18.2% 14.3% 5.2%
Just a matter of convenience 26.3% 27.3% 14.9% 13.6% 14.3% 20.6%
Some other reason 36.8% 68.2% 68.1% 27.3% 42.9% 49.7%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.5% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
98


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Because there is a Spanish mass or Latino priest there 14.9% 48.0% 0.0% 0.0% 25.0% 23.3%
Because there are more Latinos there than at your home parish 8.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8% 4.4%
Just a matter of convenience 14.9% 24.0% 50.0% 0.0% 33.9% 23.3%
Some other reason 60.8% 28.0% 50.0% 100.0% 39.3% 48.4%
Don't know 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
99


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Because there is a Spanish mass or Latino priest there 9.1% 15.4% 29.5% 25.3% 23.4%
Because there are more Latinos there than at your home parish 9.1% 0.0% 11.4% 1.3% 5.1%
Just a matter of convenience 13.6% 30.8% 15.9% 27.8% 22.8%
Some other reason 63.6% 53.8% 43.2% 45.6% 48.1%
Don't know 4.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
100


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Because there is a Spanish mass or Latino priest there 20.3% 25.6% 23.1%
Because there are more Latinos there than at your home parish 8.1% 1.2% 4.4%
Just a matter of convenience 25.7% 20.9% 23.1%
Some other reason 44.6% 52.3% 48.8%
Don't know 1.4% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
100


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
Because there is a Spanish mass or Latino priest there 39.6% 31.8% 7.1% 11.6% 13.8% 23.6%
Because there are more Latinos there than at your home parish 3.8% 22.7% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 5.0%
Just a matter of convenience 35.8% 4.5% 50.0% 14.0% 13.8% 23.0%
Some other reason 18.9% 40.9% 42.9% 72.1% 72.4% 47.8%
Don't know 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
99



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