Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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F_QN1

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

Thinking about when you have gone to mass over the past year, how often was the mass celebrated in Spanish? Would you say that...
  1) Every time you went to mass it was in Spanish
  2) Most times mass was in Spanish
  3) Most times mass was in English
  4) Every time you went to mass it was in English
  5) Did not go to mass in past year
  8) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Every time you went to mass it was in Spanish 59.6% 59.6%
Most times mass was in Spanish 11.9% 71.5%
Most times mass was in English 11.9% 83.4%
Every time you went to mass it was in English 11.2% 94.6%
Did not go to mass in past year 4.6% 99.2%
Don't know .7% 99.9%
Total N = 650

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Every time you went to mass it was in Spanish 60.6% 62.1% 58.3% 53.3% 57.1% 59.2%
Most times mass was in Spanish 17.8% 9.5% 8.1% 15.0% 10.4% 11.9%
Most times mass was in English 11.3% 9.5% 14.8% 9.3% 18.2% 12.0%
Every time you went to mass it was in English 4.7% 15.0% 13.5% 16.8% 6.5% 11.6%
Did not go to mass in past year 5.6% 3.2% 3.6% 5.6% 7.8% 4.6%
Don't know 0.0% 0.8% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
636


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Every time you went to mass it was in Spanish 62.1% 53.7% 58.6% 51.1% 58.4% 59.7%
Most times mass was in Spanish 11.5% 14.6% 6.9% 10.6% 12.8% 12.0%
Most times mass was in English 10.3% 6.1% 6.9% 23.4% 15.9% 12.0%
Every time you went to mass it was in English 11.7% 17.1% 3.4% 14.9% 8.4% 11.3%
Did not go to mass in past year 3.8% 3.7% 24.1% 0.0% 4.4% 4.4%
Don't know 0.4% 4.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
640


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Every time you went to mass it was in Spanish 62.9% 71.2% 51.0% 62.9% 59.7%
Most times mass was in Spanish 10.3% 5.5% 12.3% 13.0% 11.8%
Most times mass was in English 9.5% 9.6% 17.8% 8.8% 11.9%
Every time you went to mass it was in English 10.3% 5.5% 12.7% 11.3% 11.1%
Did not go to mass in past year 6.9% 2.7% 6.2% 3.4% 4.7%
Don't know 0.0% 5.5% 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
650


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Every time you went to mass it was in Spanish 63.1% 56.2% 59.6%
Most times mass was in Spanish 11.1% 12.8% 11.9%
Most times mass was in English 8.4% 15.4% 11.9%
Every time you went to mass it was in English 11.8% 10.7% 11.2%
Did not go to mass in past year 4.8% 4.5% 4.6%
Don't know 0.9% 0.4% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
650


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
Every time you went to mass it was in Spanish 74.5% 63.6% 29.2% 31.5% 34.4% 59.0%
Most times mass was in Spanish 11.7% 14.4% 27.1% 7.3% 7.3% 12.0%
Most times mass was in English 5.4% 7.7% 22.9% 24.2% 29.2% 12.1%
Every time you went to mass it was in English 2.7% 12.3% 16.7% 29.8% 21.9% 11.6%
Did not go to mass in past year 5.8% 2.1% 4.2% 4.0% 5.2% 4.6%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.2% 2.1% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
635



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