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

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CONGDMND

During the past year, how often have people in your congregation: made too many demands on you?
  1) Very often
  2) Fairly often
  3) Once in a while
  4) Never

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Very often 7 2% 2% -2.99
Fairly often 52 14.7% 16.7% -1.54
Once in a while 204 57.8% 74.5% -.1
Never 90 25.5% 100% 1.35

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 0.0%
0
3.3%
2
2.9%
4
0.9%
1
2.0%
7
Fairly often 25.6%
10
25.0%
15
12.4%
17
8.7%
10
14.8%
52
Once in a while 56.4%
22
48.3%
29
64.2%
88
55.7%
64
57.8%
203
Never 17.9%
7
23.3%
14
20.4%
28
34.8%
40
25.4%
89
TOTAL 100.0%
39
100.0%
60
100.0%
137
100.0%
115

351


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 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.8%
4
2.5%
3
2.0%
7
Fairly often 0.0%
0
16.7%
1
0.0%
0
13.1%
29
18.0%
22
14.7%
52
Once in a while 100.0%
1
50.0%
3
100.0%
3
61.5%
136
50.0%
61
57.8%
204
Never 0.0%
0
33.3%
2
0.0%
0
23.5%
52
29.5%
36
25.5%
90
TOTAL 100.0%
1
100.0%
6
100.0%
3
100.0%
221
100.0%
122

353


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very often 1.9%
5
2.2%
2
2.0%
7
Fairly often 11.9%
31
22.8%
21
14.8%
52
Once in a while 58.5%
152
55.4%
51
57.7%
203
Never 27.7%
72
19.6%
18
25.6%
90
TOTAL 100.0%
260
100.0%
92

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Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very conservative Conservative Right in the middle Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Very often 0.0%
0
2.4%
2
0.9%
1
3.4%
4
0.0%
0
2.0%
7
Fairly often 22.2%
2
10.8%
9
12.1%
14
17.1%
20
26.1%
6
14.7%
51
Once in a while 66.7%
6
59.0%
49
58.6%
68
54.7%
64
65.2%
15
58.0%
202
Never 11.1%
1
27.7%
23
28.4%
33
24.8%
29
8.7%
2
25.3%
88
TOTAL 100.0%
9
100.0%
83
100.0%
116
100.0%
117
100.0%
23

348

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