Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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

IF HISPX = 1: Would you say you can read a newspaper or book in Spanish very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all?
  1) Very well
  2) Pretty well
  3) Just a little
  4) Not at all
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very well 42% 42%
Pretty well 25.1% 67.1%
Just a little 19.1% 86.2%
Not at all 11.9% 98.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2% 100.1%
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
Very well 41.8% 39.7% 41.3% 48.4% 47.0% 31.5% 42.0%
Pretty well 33.4% 25.0% 27.5% 14.6% 12.2% 33.3% 25.1%
Just a little 13.1% 25.0% 20.6% 23.1% 18.8% 2.4% 19.0%
Not at all 8.4% 9.0% 9.5% 13.9% 17.7% 27.9% 11.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.3% 1.4% 1.1% 0.0% 4.4% 4.8% 2.0%
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
Very well 44.6% 41.8% 44.5% 42.3% 45.6% 32.6% 43.1%
Pretty well 29.1% 22.3% 26.2% 10.7% 27.2% 23.3% 24.4%
Just a little 13.8% 28.8% 22.8% 27.4% 11.7% 23.3% 20.7%
Not at all 12.5% 7.1% 5.8% 19.7% 15.6% 20.9% 11.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
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
Very well 47.4% 42.3% 32.8% 50.5% 34.4% 41.9%
Pretty well 23.1% 23.0% 27.9% 23.1% 28.9% 25.1%
Just a little 17.0% 23.0% 20.9% 1.1% 22.8% 19.1%
Not at all 11.7% 9.1% 15.2% 19.8% 11.0% 11.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.9% 2.5% 3.3% 5.5% 2.9% 2.0%
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
Very well 30.1% 47.3% 33.2% 6.9% 43.9% 41.6%
Pretty well 26.0% 26.6% 35.6% 24.1% 14.6% 25.4%
Just a little 22.4% 15.9% 22.9% 69.0% 18.7% 19.0%
Not at all 19.5% 8.5% 8.3% 0.0% 18.4% 12.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.1% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3% 2.0%
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
Very well 42.1% 42.9% 40.7% 34.2% 54.9% 42.0%
Pretty well 30.3% 27.0% 15.7% 31.0% 9.8% 25.1%
Just a little 14.8% 14.6% 29.3% 21.7% 27.5% 19.1%
Not at all 8.0% 15.1% 14.3% 10.3% 7.8% 11.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.8% 0.4% 0.0% 2.7% 0.0% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
314


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very well 42.2% 41.8% 42.0%
Pretty well 25.1% 25.1% 25.1%
Just a little 20.4% 17.2% 19.0%
Not at all 9.8% 14.6% 11.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.5% 1.3% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
314


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Very well 26.8% 52.1% 39.1% 35.1% 50.6% 42.7%
Pretty well 30.9% 24.3% 21.6% 31.1% 17.9% 24.6%
Just a little 13.8% 18.0% 23.0% 20.3% 17.9% 20.0%
Not at all 28.5% 5.6% 12.9% 13.4% 10.5% 11.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 0.0% 3.1% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
298