Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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MTHR_HSP

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

If HISPX = 1 and BRTH_HSP = 2: Was your mother born on the island of Puerto Rico, in the United States, or in another country? (MOTHER_HISP)
  1) Puerto Rico
  2) United States
  3) Another country
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Puerto Rico 6.1% 6.1%
United States 61.3% 67.4%
Another country 32.3% 99.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .4% 100.1%
Total N = 165

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 5.9% 11.2% 7.6% 0.0% 8.0% 0.0% 6.2%
United States 30.8% 54.1% 65.4% 80.6% 83.0% 94.7% 61.4%
Another country 63.2% 34.7% 27.0% 16.9% 9.0% 5.3% 32.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
164


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 11.6% 17.9% 3.0% 1.3% 5.0% 0.0% 6.8%
United States 57.1% 53.8% 61.1% 54.1% 68.9% 88.9% 61.4%
Another country 31.2% 28.3% 35.9% 42.0% 26.1% 11.1% 31.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
142


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Puerto Rico 2.5% 20.0% 18.9% 5.1% 0.9% 6.1%
United States 74.1% 39.3% 71.2% 89.7% 48.0% 61.3%
Another country 22.5% 40.7% 9.9% 5.1% 51.1% 32.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
165


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 10.0% 5.8% 7.4% 6.9% 2.6% 6.2%
United States 76.5% 52.1% 68.9% 51.7% 64.6% 61.0%
Another country 13.5% 42.0% 23.7% 41.4% 30.8% 32.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
163


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 0.9% 6.4% 8.7% 6.8% 7.4% 6.1%
United States 61.3% 65.6% 58.3% 61.4% 53.7% 61.3%
Another country 37.8% 28.1% 33.1% 31.8% 31.5% 32.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.4% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
165


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Puerto Rico 6.1% 6.2% 6.2%
United States 63.0% 59.4% 61.3%
Another country 30.2% 34.4% 32.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.7% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
165


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Puerto Rico 0.0% 7.0% 1.8% 13.3% 11.6% 6.6%
United States 68.1% 54.5% 74.2% 56.2% 31.6% 60.2%
Another country 31.9% 37.1% 24.0% 30.5% 56.8% 32.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
158