Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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USBORN1A

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

If HISPX = 2 or 9: Were you born in the United States or in another country?
  1) Yes, born in U.S.
  2) No, some other country
  4) Other U.S. Territories (includes Guam, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) (VOL.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, born in U.S. 94.4% 94.4%
No, some other country 5.2% 99.6%
Other U.S. Territories (includes Guam, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) (VOL.) 0% 99.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .4% 100%
Total N = 3699

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Yes, born in U.S. 93.5% 92.9% 94.8% 94.3% 96.9% 96.1% 94.8%
No, some other country 6.5% 7.1% 5.0% 5.3% 2.9% 3.9% 5.0%
Other U.S. Territories (includes Guam, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3638


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
Yes, born in U.S. 96.5% 94.9% 94.8% 93.4% 93.2% 95.3% 94.8%
No, some other country 3.3% 5.1% 5.2% 6.6% 6.4% 4.3% 5.1%
Other U.S. Territories (includes Guam, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) (VOL.) 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3018


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes, born in U.S. 94.0% 97.4% 95.6% 93.6% 95.1% 94.6%
No, some other country 5.6% 2.6% 4.2% 6.4% 4.8% 5.2%
Other U.S. Territories (includes Guam, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3676


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Yes, born in U.S. 97.0% 94.2% 94.3% 77.9% 94.0% 94.5%
No, some other country 2.6% 5.2% 5.3% 22.1% 6.0% 5.1%
Other U.S. Territories (includes Guam, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) (VOL.) 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.4% 0.5% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3643


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
Yes, born in U.S. 97.4% 96.3% 94.6% 91.6% 92.4% 94.6%
No, some other country 2.6% 3.5% 5.1% 7.9% 7.6% 5.2%
Other U.S. Territories (includes Guam, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.5% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3676


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, born in U.S. 94.0% 94.8% 94.4%
No, some other country 5.5% 4.9% 5.2%
Other U.S. Territories (includes Guam, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
3699


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes, born in U.S. 95.5% 96.9% 95.6% 89.9% 93.4% 95.0%
No, some other country 4.5% 3.0% 4.1% 10.1% 6.5% 4.8%
Other U.S. Territories (includes Guam, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3503