- Seven out of 10 Hispanic-Americans (69%) think public schools should teach the values found in the Bible.
- 54% identify themselves first as Hispanic or Latino before American, Catholic or Christian.
- Hispanic-Americans are "very concerned" about school dropout rates (58%), immigration (53%), unemployment (57%), healthcare (54%) and housing (52%).
- 42% say the Bible influences their views of political and social issues; however, four out of ten Hispanics (43%) read the Bible less than once a year.
- Hispanics believe the No. 1 way they contribute to American society is through their commitment to family.
- 78% say the traditional family is the main building block of a healthy community.
- When faced with a moral or ethical choice, approximately one-fourth (22%) of those surveyed make choices based on principles or standards they believe in say they should do; those standards were most commonly defined by their parents or the Bible.
- 97% of those surveyed indicated they are proud of their Hispanic heritage.
"Faith and family are the main building blocks of Hispanic-Americans," said Rev. Samuel Rodriquez, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference president and named by CNN as a leader of the Hispanic Evangelical movement. "Given the rapid growth of Hispanics in America, it is time to give more attention to this important segment of the American landscape."