Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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BRTH_HSP

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

If HISPX = 1: Were you born on the island of Puerto Rico, in the United States, or in another country? (BIRTH_HISP)
  1) Puerto Rico
  2) United States
  3) Another country
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Puerto Rico 3.1% 3.1%
United States 47.2% 50.3%
Another country 48.9% 99.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .8% 100%
Total N = 314

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Puerto Rico 2.9% 0.0% 5.2% 3.0% 10.6% 0.6% 3.1%
United States 49.5% 47.3% 40.1% 39.7% 55.6% 68.1% 47.2%
Another country 45.6% 52.7% 53.8% 57.3% 31.1% 31.3% 48.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
313


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
Puerto Rico 4.8% 1.5% 4.5% 3.0% 0.0% 5.4% 3.5%
United States 33.1% 44.6% 50.3% 67.1% 66.1% 62.3% 48.6%
Another country 60.2% 53.9% 45.2% 29.9% 33.9% 32.3% 47.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
262


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Puerto Rico 3.0% 5.7% 0.4% 13.2% 1.7% 3.2%
United States 41.5% 46.1% 45.3% 42.9% 59.6% 47.2%
Another country 55.4% 47.0% 54.3% 38.5% 37.5% 48.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 5.5% 1.2% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
313


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Puerto Rico 4.4% 1.8% 9.1% 0.0% 2.8% 3.2%
United States 51.5% 42.8% 53.4% 100.0% 48.9% 47.3%
Another country 42.8% 54.2% 37.5% 0.0% 48.4% 48.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.3% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
311


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
Puerto Rico 4.6% 0.6% 1.5% 9.8% 6.9% 3.1%
United States 29.2% 49.9% 67.9% 48.4% 53.9% 47.2%
Another country 65.1% 49.5% 28.6% 41.8% 39.2% 48.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.2% 0.0% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
314


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Puerto Rico 2.1% 4.7% 3.2%
United States 44.8% 50.2% 47.1%
Another country 52.6% 43.9% 48.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.5% 1.2% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
314


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Puerto Rico 4.9% 4.7% 0.1% 5.0% 0.0% 2.8%
United States 59.0% 40.9% 44.9% 53.1% 59.3% 47.1%
Another country 36.1% 53.9% 54.1% 42.0% 37.7% 49.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.6% 0.9% 0.0% 3.1% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
298