Mother Tongue Maintenance Among North American Ethnic Groups

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 33(2) SAGE Publications Inc Published In Pages: 175–192
By Schrauf, Robert W.


The maintenance of the mother tongue into the third generation is related to marriage (exogamous vs. endogamous marriage).


There is no significant correlation between the variables. However, the specific p-value is not provided in the study.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Kendall rank correlation coefficientNot supportedUNKNOWNT = 0.03UNKNOWN