U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Leader Survey

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LONELY

During the past year, how often: have you felt lonely and isolated in your work?
  1) Very often
  2) Fairly often
  3) Once in a while
  4) Never

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Very often 21 6% 6% -2.47
Fairly often 58 16.5% 22.4% -1.18
Once in a while 201 57.1% 79.5% .1
Never 72 20.5% 100% 1.39

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Under 40 years old 40 to 49 years old 50 to 59 years old 60 years or older TOTAL
Very often 10.5%
4
11.5%
7
5.9%
8
1.8%
2
6.0%
21
Fairly often 15.8%
6
24.6%
15
19.1%
26
9.6%
11
16.6%
58
Once in a while 55.3%
21
50.8%
31
55.9%
76
62.3%
71
57.0%
199
Never 18.4%
7
13.1%
8
19.1%
26
26.3%
30
20.3%
71
TOTAL 100.0%
38
100.0%
61
100.0%
136
100.0%
114

349


Education (I-EDUC)

Completed high school Trade certificate Associate degree Bachelor's degree from a university or college Master's, doctorate or other graduate degree TOTAL
Very often 0.00%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
5.0%
11
8.2%
10
6.0%
21
Fairly often 0.00%
0
16.7%
1
0.0%
0
16.8%
37
16.4%
20
16.5%
58
Once in a while 0.00%
0
33.3%
2
100.0%
3
57.7%
127
56.6%
69
57.3%
201
Never 0.00%
0
50.0%
3
0.0%
0
20.5%
45
18.9%
23
20.2%
71
TOTAL 100.0%
0
100.0%
6
100.0%
3
100.0%
220
100.0%
122

351


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very often 4.2%
11
11.1%
10
6.0%
21
Fairly often 15.8%
41
18.9%
17
16.6%
58
Once in a while 60.0%
156
50.0%
45
57.4%
201
Never 20.0%
52
20.0%
18
20.0%
70
TOTAL 100.0%
260
100.0%
90

350


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very conservative Conservative Right in the middle Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Very often 12.5%
1
3.6%
3
3.4%
4
9.4%
11
4.3%
1
5.7%
20
Fairly often 12.5%
1
9.6%
8
17.9%
21
17.1%
20
34.8%
8
16.7%
58
Once in a while 75.0%
6
55.4%
46
64.1%
75
51.3%
60
52.2%
12
57.2%
199
Never 0.0%
0
31.3%
26
14.5%
17
22.2%
26
8.7%
2
20.4%
71
TOTAL 100.0%
8
100.0%
83
100.0%
117
100.0%
117
100.0%
23

348

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