General Social Survey 2014 Cross-Section and Panel Combined - Instructional Dataset

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IMMASSIM

Which of these statements about immigrants comes closest to your view:
  1) Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and not adopt American culture
  2) Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and also adopt American culture
  3) Immigrants should give up their culture of origin and adopt American culture

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and not adopt American culture 36 3% 3% -3.52
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and also adopt American culture 1084 91.5% 94.5% -.08
Immigrants should give up their culture of origin and adopt American culture 65 5.5% 100% 3.35

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75 or older TOTAL
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and not adopt American culture 6.8%
12
4.0%
13
2.3%
8
0.9%
2
0.9%
1
3.1%
36
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and also adopt American culture 89.8%
158
93.5%
300
93.4%
324
92.8%
206
79.6%
90
91.4%
1078
Immigrants should give up their culture of origin and adopt American culture 3.4%
6
2.5%
8
4.3%
15
6.3%
14
19.5%
22
5.5%
65
TOTAL 100.0%
176
100.0%
321
100.0%
347
100.0%
222
100.0%
113

1179


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Less than once a year Once a year Several times a year Once to three times a month Nearly every week Every week or more TOTAL
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and not adopt American culture 4.7%
18
1.3%
2
2.0%
2
4.4%
8
3.5%
2
1.4%
4
3.1%
36
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and also adopt American culture 90.7%
351
94.9%
149
94.1%
96
92.3%
167
93.0%
53
88.9%
263
91.4%
1079
Immigrants should give up their culture of origin and adopt American culture 4.7%
18
3.8%
6
3.9%
4
3.3%
6
3.5%
2
9.8%
29
5.5%
65
TOTAL 100.0%
387
100.0%
157
100.0%
102
100.0%
181
100.0%
57
100.0%
296

1180


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Extremely liberal or liberal Slightly liberal Moderate Slightly conservative Conservative or extremely conservative TOTAL
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and not adopt American culture 3.9%
7
5.3%
7
2.9%
13
1.3%
2
1.3%
3
2.8%
32
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and also adopt American culture 94.4%
168
93.1%
122
91.0%
414
94.3%
148
87.9%
197
91.6%
1049
Immigrants should give up their culture of origin and adopt American culture 1.7%
3
1.5%
2
6.2%
28
4.5%
7
10.7%
24
5.6%
64
TOTAL 100.0%
178
100.0%
131
100.0%
455
100.0%
157
100.0%
224

1145


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and not adopt American culture 2.2%
20
4.2%
7
7.3%
9
3.0%
36
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and also adopt American culture 92.5%
830
87.9%
145
88.6%
109
91.5%
1084
Immigrants should give up their culture of origin and adopt American culture 5.2%
47
7.9%
13
4.1%
5
5.5%
65
TOTAL 100.0%
897
100.0%
165
100.0%
123

1185


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish None Other TOTAL
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and not adopt American culture 2.1%
11
4.0%
12
0.0%
0
4.1%
10
3.0%
3
3.1%
36
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and also adopt American culture 89.5%
460
91.9%
274
100.0%
20
93.1%
228
94.0%
94
91.4%
1076
Immigrants should give up their culture of origin and adopt American culture 8.4%
43
4.0%
12
0.0%
0
2.9%
7
3.0%
3
5.5%
65
TOTAL 100.0%
514
100.0%
298
100.0%
20
100.0%
245
100.0%
100

1177


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and not adopt American culture 3.8%
21
2.4%
15
3.0%
36
Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and also adopt American culture 90.3%
501
92.5%
583
91.5%
1084
Immigrants should give up their culture of origin and adopt American culture 5.9%
33
5.1%
32
5.5%
65
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
630

1185

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