Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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HISP

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

Are you, yourself, Hispanic or Latino origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban or some other Spanish background?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 12.8% 12.8%
No 86.3% 99.1%
Don't know/Refused .9% 100%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Yes 17.9% 17.0% 10.6% 8.0% 3.0% 13.0%
No 81.8% 82.8% 89.1% 91.6% 97.0% 86.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2851


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Yes 10.1% 17.0% 13.3% 11.8% 11.9% 9.4% 13.0%
No 89.6% 82.4% 85.6% 87.0% 87.6% 90.2% 86.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.7% 1.1% 1.1% 0.5% 0.3% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2873


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school diploma High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, technical or vocational school AFTER high school or some college (no four-year degree) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Yes 30.2% 12.9% 9.2% 5.5% 9.0% 13.0%
No 69.8% 87.1% 90.4% 94.0% 90.4% 86.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 0.7% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2869


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
Yes 23.9% 20.6% 10.8% 6.9% 8.4% 8.3% 13.5%
No 75.9% 79.1% 89.2% 93.1% 91.6% 90.8% 86.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2554


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Yes 14.5% 11.8% 13.1% 12.8% 12.8%
No 85.1% 87.7% 86.0% 85.2% 86.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 2.1% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Yes 5.5% 29.5% 8.9% 8.9% 12.7%
No 93.8% 70.0% 90.0% 90.3% 86.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.5% 1.1% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 13.7% 12.0% 12.8%
No 85.3% 87.1% 86.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 0.9% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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