Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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QN5

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

What race do you consider yourself to be? White, black or African-American, Asian, or some other race?
  1) White
  2) Black or African-American
  3) Asian
  4) Some other race
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 41.5% 41.5%
Black or African-American 4.8% 46.3%
Asian .3% 46.6%
Some other race 47.4% 94%
Don't know 4.8% 98.8%
Refused 1.3% 100.1%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
White 32.2% 39.4% 45.4% 54.3% 55.5% 41.5%
Black or African-American 5.2% 4.1% 5.7% 3.5% 4.8% 4.8%
Asian 0.6% 0.1% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Some other race 54.7% 48.7% 44.8% 39.7% 31.9% 47.3%
Don't know 5.8% 6.0% 3.1% 1.9% 6.8% 4.9%
Refused 1.6% 1.6% 0.8% 0.5% 1.0% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
White 44.6% 46.9% 38.0% 55.2% 32.8% 41.6%
Black or African-American 4.6% 3.4% 6.8% 6.4% 4.9% 4.8%
Asian 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.7% 0.3%
Some other race 44.6% 44.7% 48.0% 35.5% 55.0% 47.2%
Don't know 4.9% 2.8% 6.8% 1.7% 5.4% 4.8%
Refused 1.2% 2.2% 0.4% 0.6% 1.3% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
White 36.4% 36.4% 48.0% 38.5% 41.5%
Black or African-American 10.0% 2.7% 4.7% 3.7% 4.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.0% 0.5% 0.1% 0.3%
Some other race 44.6% 50.0% 41.4% 52.9% 47.3%
Don't know 6.5% 10.6% 3.7% 4.1% 4.8%
Refused 2.1% 0.3% 1.7% 0.8% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
White 38.3% 44.8% 41.5%
Black or African-American 5.6% 4.0% 4.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Some other race 49.4% 45.1% 47.3%
Don't know 5.0% 4.6% 4.8%
Refused 1.3% 1.3% 1.3%
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
White 35.6% 38.4% 47.3% 45.2% 61.1% 41.1%
Black or African-American 5.8% 5.0% 2.7% 2.2% 4.8% 4.7%
Asian 0.4% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Some other race 49.7% 50.6% 45.7% 49.7% 30.7% 47.8%
Don't know 7.1% 5.1% 3.2% 1.2% 2.0% 4.9%
Refused 1.5% 0.8% 1.1% 1.5% 1.3% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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