Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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PDSRACE

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

Race of interviewer
  1) White
  2) Black or African American
  3) Hispanic
  5) Some other race

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 48.1% 48.1%
Black or African American 36.5% 84.6%
Hispanic 11.3% 95.9%
Some other race 4% 99.9%
Total N = 4013

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
White 45.6% 47.3% 51.0% 45.9% 50.3% 48.9% 48.2%
Black or African American 36.0% 36.1% 32.7% 38.0% 36.6% 38.5% 36.3%
Hispanic 12.2% 13.7% 12.2% 12.3% 8.9% 8.8% 11.4%
Some other race 6.2% 3.0% 4.0% 3.9% 4.1% 3.8% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3951


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
White 46.3% 39.5% 51.5% 52.3% 54.6% 52.2% 49.6%
Black or African American 33.0% 41.0% 34.3% 36.2% 34.5% 37.0% 35.8%
Hispanic 16.9% 13.6% 10.0% 5.9% 7.6% 7.8% 10.5%
Some other race 3.8% 5.9% 4.2% 5.6% 3.2% 3.0% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3280


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
White 46.4% 51.1% 52.0% 47.3% 49.6% 48.1%
Black or African American 39.1% 24.6% 32.4% 37.8% 35.5% 36.5%
Hispanic 11.1% 21.1% 12.0% 10.7% 9.0% 11.4%
Some other race 3.5% 3.3% 3.6% 4.3% 5.9% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3989


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
White 49.0% 45.7% 47.2% 52.9% 49.7% 48.3%
Black or African American 37.9% 33.7% 37.9% 36.8% 34.8% 36.3%
Hispanic 8.9% 17.2% 10.1% 7.0% 11.1% 11.3%
Some other race 4.2% 3.4% 4.7% 3.4% 4.3% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3954


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate Some college, no four-year degree Four-year college degree Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
White 43.2% 44.4% 53.9% 47.3% 52.2% 48.2%
Black or African American 24.7% 39.8% 36.0% 40.8% 36.0% 36.4%
Hispanic 27.9% 10.4% 7.4% 8.4% 7.9% 11.3%
Some other race 4.2% 5.5% 2.7% 3.6% 4.0% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3990


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
White 49.4% 46.9% 48.1%
Black or African American 33.0% 39.8% 36.5%
Hispanic 13.2% 9.6% 11.3%
Some other race 4.4% 3.7% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4013


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
White 50.4% 46.7% 49.5% 47.8% 51.1% 48.4%
Black or African American 38.4% 37.4% 35.7% 36.3% 31.5% 36.3%
Hispanic 8.8% 11.4% 10.9% 12.0% 12.8% 11.2%
Some other race 2.3% 4.6% 3.9% 3.9% 4.7% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3801