U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q63

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

ASK OF PEOPLE BORN IN US (Q.60=1): Were either of your parents born outside the United States, or not?
  1) Yes, father born outside U.S.
  2) Yes, mother born outside U.S.
  3) Yes, both parents born outside U.S.
  4) No, both parents born in U.S.
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol).

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, father born outside U.S. 3.1% 3.1%
Yes, mother born outside U.S. 2.3% 5.4%
Yes, both parents born outside U.S. 4.2% 9.6%
No, both parents born in U.S. 90.1% 99.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol). .4% 100.1%
Total N = 32179

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Yes, father born outside U.S. 3.6% 2.5% 2.0% 2.7% 5.0% 3.1%
Yes, mother born outside U.S. 2.3% 2.5% 2.3% 1.8% 2.5% 2.3%
Yes, both parents born outside U.S. 6.8% 3.9% 2.5% 1.6% 7.3% 4.2%
No, both parents born in U.S. 86.8% 90.9% 93.0% 93.5% 84.9% 90.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol). 0.5% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
31507


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, father born outside U.S. 3.1% 3.1% 3.1%
Yes, mother born outside U.S. 2.3% 2.3% 2.3%
Yes, both parents born outside U.S. 4.3% 4.2% 4.2%
No, both parents born in U.S. 90.0% 90.1% 90.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol). 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
32179


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Yes, father born outside U.S. 2.5% 3.4% 3.4% 2.6% 6.1% 3.1%
Yes, mother born outside U.S. 2.3% 2.2% 2.4% 2.1% 2.8% 2.3%
Yes, both parents born outside U.S. 2.9% 5.2% 4.0% 4.9% 2.8% 4.1%
No, both parents born in U.S. 92.2% 88.9% 89.7% 90.1% 86.3% 90.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol). 0.2% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4% 2.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
31161


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 to under $150,000 $150,000 or more TOTAL
Yes, father born outside U.S. 3.2% 3.2% 2.8% 3.0% 2.7% 3.5% 3.1%
Yes, mother born outside U.S. 1.8% 2.1% 2.6% 2.4% 2.8% 2.3% 2.3%
Yes, both parents born outside U.S. 4.4% 3.2% 3.0% 4.1% 3.9% 4.7% 3.8%
No, both parents born in U.S. 90.2% 91.2% 91.3% 90.5% 90.5% 89.0% 90.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol). 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.5% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
26797


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Yes, father born outside U.S. 3.1% 2.9% 3.6% 3.1% 3.0% 3.7% 3.1%
Yes, mother born outside U.S. 1.6% 2.0% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5% 3.0% 2.3%
Yes, both parents born outside U.S. 4.8% 3.9% 4.4% 4.1% 4.6% 4.4% 4.2%
No, both parents born in U.S. 89.7% 91.0% 88.8% 90.1% 89.8% 88.7% 90.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol). 0.8% 0.3% 0.6% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
32078



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