Survey of Chicago Catholics, 2007

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All frequencies weighted by 170) SMPWT
1) Region (REGION)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
2) SUID (SUID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52425503824.957182107.10
3) Case ID (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52425503824.957182107.10
4) Language in which the interview was conducted (INTLANG)
TOTAL%
1) English47189.9
2) Spanish5310.1
TOTAL524100.0
5) Which county do you live in? (COUNTY)
TOTAL%
1) Cook45687
2) Lake6813
TOTAL524100.0
6) How many adults live in this household? (HHOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5242.401.12
7) Current religious preference, other (REL_OTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
8) What is your current religious preference, Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion at all? (REL_PREF)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic39775.8
2) Protestant (any)7113.5
3) Jewish1.2
4) Some other religion234.4
5) No religion326.1
TOTAL524100.0
9) Have you ever been a member of the Catholic Church? (MEMBCATH)
TOTAL%
-5) Current Catholic39775.8
1) Yes12724.2
TOTAL524100.0
10) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? The sex abuse scandal (INFABUS1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot5140.2
2) Some1915
3) Not much2116.5
4) None3628.3
Missing397 
TOTAL127100.0
11) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Insensitive priests (INFPRST1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot4132.3
2) Some3225.2
3) Not much129.4
4) None4233.1
Missing398 
TOTAL127100.0
12) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Birth control teaching (INFBRTH1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot3527.6
2) Some2721.3
3) Not much1915
4) None4636.2
Missing397 
TOTAL127100.0
13) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Too much change in the Church (INFCHNG1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot75.5
2) Some1310.2
3) Not much3628.3
4) None7155.9
Missing397 
TOTAL127100.0
14) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Abortion teaching (INFABRT1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) A lot3527.6
2) Some2217.3
3) Not much2217.3
4) None4837.8
Missing397 
TOTAL127100.0
15) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Vatican Council (INFVAT1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided43.1
1) A lot2721.1
2) Some3225
3) Not much2519.5
4) None4031.3
Missing397 
TOTAL128100.0
16) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Untrustworthy bishops (INFBISH1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
-1) Refused1.8
1) A lot3326
2) Some3023.6
3) Not much1915
4) None4434.6
Missing397 
TOTAL127100.0
17) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Don't believe anymore (INFBLV1V)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) A lot2923
2) Some1814.3
3) Not much1411.1
4) None6551.6
Missing397 
TOTAL126100.0
18) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Too much politics (INFPOL1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot4737
2) Some2922.8
3) Not much1612.6
4) None3527.6
Missing397 
TOTAL127100.0
19) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Church obsessed with money (INFMONY1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) A lot4837.8
2) Some2519.7
3) Not much1814.2
4) None3628.3
Missing397 
TOTAL127100.0
20) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? One religion is as good as another (INFGOOD1)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused00
1) A lot3829.9
2) Some2015.7
3) Not much118.7
4) None5845.7
Missing397 
TOTAL127100.0
21) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Another church is more appealing to me (INFAPPL1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot5846
2) Some3124.6
3) Not much97.1
4) None2822.2
Missing397 
TOTAL126100.0
22) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Your spouse belongs to another church (INFSPOU1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) A lot1413.2
2) Some109.4
3) Not much1312.3
4) None6965.1
Missing418 
TOTAL106100.0
23) How much of an influence were the following factors in your decision to leave the Catholic Church? Role of women in the Church (INFWOMN1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot4434.6
2) Some2822
3) Not much1411
4) None4132.3
Missing397 
TOTAL127100.0
24) How often do you think about returning to the Catholic Church? (THINKRET)
TOTAL%
1) Often53.9
2) Sometimes1713.3
3) Rarely3325.8
4) Never7357
Missing397 
TOTAL128100.0
25) When did you stop practicing Catholicism? (STOPCATH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
26) How important is Catholicism to your life- extremely important, very important, not so important, or not important at all? (IMPCATH)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) Extremely important9624.2
2) Very important21353.8
3) Not so important7819.7
4) Not important at all92.3
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
27) How likely is it that you might leave the Catholic Church – very likely, somewhat likely, not too likely, or not likely at all? (LEAVE)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused00
1) Very likely102.5
2) Somewhat likely348.6
3) Not too likely9924.9
4) Not likely at all25464
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
28) If you should leave the Catholic Church whatever might the reasons be—which of the following might influence such a decision—a lot, some, not much, or none? The sex abuse scandal (INFABUS2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot8760.8
2) Some3323.1
3) Not much85.6
4) None1510.5
Missing381 
TOTAL143100.0
29) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Insensitive priests (INFPRST2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot5638.9
2) Some4531.3
3) Not much3020.8
4) None139
Missing381 
TOTAL144100.0
30) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Birth control teaching (INFBRTH2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot2114.7
2) Some3927.3
3) Not much2416.8
4) None5941.3
Missing381 
TOTAL143100.0
31) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Too much change in the Church (INFCHNG2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.7
1) A lot2114.8
2) Some3826.8
3) Not much2014.1
4) None6243.7
Missing381 
TOTAL142100.0
32) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Abortion teaching (INFABRT2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) A lot107
2) Some5236.6
3) Not much2920.4
4) None5135.9
Missing381 
TOTAL142100.0
33) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Vatican Council (INFVAT2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1611.3
1) A lot107
2) Some3625.4
3) Not much4733.1
4) None3323.2
Missing381 
TOTAL142100.0
34) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Untrustworthy bishops (INFBISH2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot7049
2) Some5739.9
3) Not much117.7
4) None53.5
Missing381 
TOTAL143100.0
35) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Don't believe anymore (INFBLV2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
-1) Refused1.7
1) A lot4430.8
2) Some3222.4
3) Not much149.8
4) None5236.4
Missing381 
TOTAL143100.0
36) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Too much politics (INFPOL2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) A lot3121.7
2) Some3927.3
3) Not much4934.3
4) None2416.8
Missing381 
TOTAL143100.0
37) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Church obsessed with money (INFMONY2)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused74.9
1) A lot4632.4
2) Some3524.6
3) Not much3423.9
4) None2014.1
Missing381 
TOTAL142100.0
38) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? One religion is as good as another (INFGOOD2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.7
1) A lot96.3
2) Some4632.4
3) Not much2517.6
4) None6143
Missing381 
TOTAL142100.0
39) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Another church is more appealing to me (INFAPPL2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.7
1) A lot3625.4
2) Some3826.8
3) Not much2719
4) None4028.2
Missing381 
TOTAL142100.0
40) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Your spouse belongs to another Church (INFSPOU2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.8
-1) Refused1410.5
1) A lot107.5
2) Some5037.6
3) Not much107.5
4) None4836.1
Missing391 
TOTAL133100.0
41) How much influence over decisions to leave the church does . . . have? Role of women in the Church (INFWOMN2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot3121.7
2) Some5337.1
3) Not much1913.3
4) None4028
Missing381 
TOTAL143100.0
42) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? You like being Catholic (LIKE)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided2.5
1) Very strong23057.9
2) Pretty strong10827.2
3) Not too strong4812.1
4) Not strong at all92.3
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
43) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? You've always been a Catholic (ALWAYS)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided41
-1) Refused00
1) Very strong28872.7
2) Pretty strong6616.7
3) Not too strong256.3
4) Not strong at all133.3
Missing128 
TOTAL396100.0
44) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? You value the Mass and the Sacraments (MASS)
TOTAL%
1) Very strong26967.9
2) Pretty strong9022.7
3) Not too strong338.3
4) Not strong at all41
Missing128 
TOTAL396100.0
45) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? It is important for you to be a part of the Catholic community (CATHCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Very strong18446.3
2) Pretty strong11328.5
3) Not too strong8320.9
4) Not strong at all174.3
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
46) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? You've known many good priests (GOODPRST)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided51.3
1) Very strong16441.3
2) Pretty strong13534
3) Not too strong4711.8
4) Not strong at all4611.6
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
47) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? Catholic ceremonies mean a lot to you (CEREMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Very strong22957.8
2) Pretty strong11529
3) Not too strong4210.6
4) Not strong at all102.5
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
48) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? still attracted by Catholic feasts and celebrations (FEASTS)
TOTAL%
1) Very strong22456.4
2) Pretty strong11629.2
3) Not too strong4912.3
4) Not strong at all82
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
49) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? It is important to pass the tradition on to your children (PASSON)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
1) Very strong26670.2
2) Pretty strong7118.7
3) Not too strong266.9
4) Not strong at all154
Missing146 
TOTAL379100.0
50) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? There is something very special about being Catholic that you can't find in other religions (SPECIAL)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided112.8
-1) Refused2.5
1) Very strong14837.8
2) Pretty strong11328.8
3) Not too strong8822.4
4) Not strong at all307.7
Missing132 
TOTAL392100.0
51) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? You can't imagine not being Catholic (CANTIMAG)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) Very strong22356.2
2) Pretty strong8421.2
3) Not too strong5714.4
4) Not strong at all338.3
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
52) The following are some reasons people give for remaining Catholic. How strong a reason is each for you? Is it very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? How strong a reason is . . .? Your spouse is involved and you go along (SPOUSINV)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided2.6
-1) Refused1.3
1) Very strong12035.4
2) Pretty strong4112.1
3) Not too strong6418.9
4) Not strong at all11132.7
Missing184 
TOTAL339100.0
53) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? The presence of God in the Sacraments (PRESGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31579.5
2) Somewhat important6616.7
3) Not too important102.5
4) Not important at all51.3
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
54) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? The presence of Jesus in the Eucharist (JESUS)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused00
1) Very important30777.3
2) Somewhat important7017.6
3) Not too important102.5
4) Not important at all102.5
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
55) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? Devotion to Mary the Mother of Jesus (DEVOMARY)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
1) Very important25363.7
2) Somewhat important10025.2
3) Not too important164
4) Not important at all276.8
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
56) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? Resurrection of Jesus (RESURREC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important33383.9
2) Somewhat important4912.3
3) Not too important2.5
4) Not important at all133.3
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
57) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? Concern for the poor (CONCERN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30877.6
2) Somewhat important8120.4
3) Not too important3.8
4) Not important at all51.3
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
58) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? An infallible Pope (INFALLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14536.5
2) Somewhat important12030.2
3) Not too important6917.4
4) Not important at all6315.9
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
59) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? A celibate priesthood (CELIBATE)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
-1) Refused1.3
1) Very important10627
2) Somewhat important6616.8
3) Not too important8722.2
4) Not important at all13133.4
Missing132 
TOTAL392100.0
60) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? Rejection of abortion (REJECTAB)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided51.3
-1) Refused2.5
1) Very important15338.5
2) Somewhat important9924.9
3) Not too important6917.4
4) Not important at all6917.4
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
61) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? Weekly Mass attendance (WEEKMASS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important18546.6
2) Somewhat important12431.2
3) Not too important5313.4
4) Not important at all358.8
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
62) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? Confession (CONFESS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important13534
2) Somewhat important10827.2
3) Not too important8922.4
4) Not important at all6516.4
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
63) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? Daily prayer (DAILYPRY)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) Very important23960.2
2) Somewhat important10727
3) Not too important399.8
4) Not important at all123
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
64) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? Angels and saints (ANGELS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20853.2
2) Somewhat important13133.5
3) Not too important328.2
4) Not important at all205.1
Missing133 
TOTAL391100.0
65) Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? Emphasis on social justice (SOCJUST)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
-1) Refused00
1) Very important20853.3
2) Somewhat important13835.4
3) Not too important317.9
4) Not important at all123.1
Missing133 
TOTAL390100.0
66) Please tell me if you approve or disapprove of the way the following church leaders are doing their jobs. Do you approve or disapprove of the job being done by . . .? The pastor of your parish (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
-4) N/A00
-2) Don't know/Undecided143.5
-1) Refused1.3
1) Approve34787.4
2) Disapprove358.8
Missing128 
TOTAL397100.0
67) Do you approve or disapprove of the job being done by . . .? The Bishop, Cardinal Francis George (CARDINAL)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided184.5
-1) Refused1.3
1) Approve31579.3
2) Disapprove6315.9
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
68) Do you approve or disapprove of the job being done by . . .? The Pope, Benedict XVI (POPE)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided256.3
-1) Refused1.3
1) Approve29674.6
2) Disapprove7518.9
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
69) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Preaching (RATEPRCH)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided102.5
1) Excellent18045.3
2) Good15940.1
3) Fair328.1
4) Poor164
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
70) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Respect for women (RATERESP)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided369.1
1) Excellent22556.7
2) Good11128
3) Fair164
4) Poor92.3
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
71) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Sympathetic counseling (RATESYMP)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided7518.9
-1) Refused2.5
1) Excellent12932.5
2) Good11328.5
3) Fair6215.6
4) Poor164
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
72) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Work with youth (RATEWORK)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided338.3
1) Excellent15839.9
2) Good13834.8
3) Fair5513.9
4) Poor123
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
73) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Worship services (RATESERV)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided82
1) Excellent20351.3
2) Good14035.4
3) Fair4210.6
4) Poor3.8
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
74) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Personal warmth (RATEWARM)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided184.5
1) Excellent18747.1
2) Good14636.8
3) Fair379.3
4) Poor92.3
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
75) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Honesty (RATEHNST)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided123
-1) Refused1.3
1) Excellent20952.5
2) Good13333.4
3) Fair307.5
4) Poor133.3
Missing127 
TOTAL398100.0
76) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Kindness (RATEKIND)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided123
1) Excellent24060.5
2) Good11829.7
3) Fair153.8
4) Poor123
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
77) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Energy (RATEENRG)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided123
1) Excellent18145.7
2) Good13333.6
3) Fair6315.9
4) Poor71.8
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
78) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Intelligence (RATEINTL)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided153.8
-1) Refused2.5
1) Excellent20451.4
2) Good14636.8
3) Fair297.3
4) Poor1.3
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
79) On a scale of excellent, good, fair, or poor, how would you rate the priests in your parish on the following items? Friendliness (RATEFRND)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided102.5
1) Excellent24862.6
2) Good11629.3
3) Fair153.8
4) Poor71.8
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
80) How important is it to you that the church responds to the following needs? For each, please tell me if it is very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is it that the church responds to . . .? Giving sense of the meaning and purpose of life (MEANING1)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30376.5
2) Somewhat important8220.7
3) Not too important82
4) Not important at all3.8
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
81) Looking at the same list of needs, in your experience how well has the church responded to each? would you say its response has been excellent, good, fair, or poor? How has the church's response been for . . .? Giving a sense of the meaning and purpose of life (MEANING2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
1) Excellent17644.3
2) Good15940.1
3) Fair5012.6
4) Poor112.8
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
82) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? Providing a community to belong to (COMMNTY1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided3.8
1) Very important29273.4
2) Somewhat important8020.1
3) Not too important153.8
4) Not important at all82
Missing127 
TOTAL398100.0
83) How has the church's response been for . . .? Providing a community to belong to (COMMNTY2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
-1) Refused00
1) Excellent19549.1
2) Good14436.3
3) Fair4110.3
4) Poor164
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
84) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? Help in holding a marriage together (HOLDMAR1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided102.5
-1) Refused1.3
1) Very important25163.4
2) Somewhat important11829.8
3) Not too important133.3
4) Not important at all3.8
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
85) How has the church's response been for . . .? Help in holding a marriage together (HOLDMAR2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided348.6
-1) Refused1.3
1) Excellent12331.1
2) Good12932.6
3) Fair8321
4) Poor266.6
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
86) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? Help in the religious education of children (RELEDUC1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided61.5
1) Very important33985.4
2) Somewhat important4110.3
3) Not too important92.3
4) Not important at all2.5
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
87) How has the church's response been for . . .? Help in the religious education of children (RELEDUC2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided41
1) Excellent22155.7
2) Good11829.7
3) Fair4411.1
4) Poor102.5
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
88) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? Help in dealing with elderly parents (ELDERLY1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided2.5
1) Very important25864.8
2) Somewhat important10526.4
3) Not too important194.8
4) Not important at all143.5
Missing127 
TOTAL398100.0
89) How has the church's response been for . . .? Help in dealing with elderly parents (ELDERLY2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided4611.6
-1) Refused00
1) Excellent11529
2) Good13433.8
3) Fair7619.2
4) Poor256.3
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
90) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? Hope in times of trial and difficulty (HOPE1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided3.8
1) Very important30075.6
2) Somewhat important8621.7
3) Not too important61.5
4) Not important at all2.5
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
91) How has the church's response been for . . .? Hope in times of trial and difficulty (HOPE2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know\Undecided61.5
1) Excellent17143.1
2) Good14336
3) Fair6215.6
4) Poor153.8
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
92) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? Faith in a God who loves you (FTHGOD1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) Very important32682.3
2) Somewhat important6215.7
3) Not too important82
4) Not important at all00
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
93) How has the church's response been for . . .? Faith in a God who loves you (FTHGOD2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
-1) Refused00
1) Excellent22657.2
2) Good12431.4
3) Fair369.1
4) Poor82
Missing127 
TOTAL395100.0
94) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? A heritage to pass on to children (HERITAG1)
TOTAL%
-3) Missing00
-2) Don't know/Undecided2.5
1) Very important30777.5
2) Somewhat important7218.2
3) Not too important92.3
4) Not important at all61.5
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
95) How has the church's response been for . . .? A heritage to pass on to children (HERITAG2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided153.8
1) Excellent16040.4
2) Good17243.4
3) Fair369.1
4) Poor133.3
Missing128 
TOTAL396100.0
96) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? Values to which to commit (VALUES1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) Very important30477
2) Somewhat important5714.4
3) Not too important317.8
4) Not important at all3.8
Missing127 
TOTAL395100.0
97) How has the church's response been for . . .? Values to which to commit (VALUES2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided2.5
-1) Refused00
1) Excellent14135.5
2) Good16341.1
3) Fair8521.4
4) Poor61.5
Missing128 
TOTAL397100.0
98) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? Consolation at the time of death of loved ones (CONSOL1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) Very important34988.1
2) Somewhat important358.8
3) Not too important123
4) Not important at all00
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
99) How has the church's response been for . . .? Consolation at the time of death of loved ones (CONSOL2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided194.8
1) Excellent21654.7
2) Good12230.9
3) Fair287.1
4) Poor102.5
Missing130 
TOTAL395100.0
100) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? Preparation for your own death (PREPDIE1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided71.8
-1) Refused1.3
1) Very important20952.6
2) Somewhat important11930
3) Not too important4411.1
4) Not important at all174.3
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
101) How has the church's response been for . . .? Preparation for your own death (PREPDIE2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided348.5
-1) Refused1.3
1) Excellent11929.9
2) Good14636.7
3) Fair8020.1
4) Poor184.5
Missing127 
TOTAL398100.0
102) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? An awareness of the spiritual dimension of life (AWARE1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
-1) Refused51.3
1) Very important26767.1
2) Somewhat important10325.9
3) Not too important184.5
4) Not important at all41
Missing127 
TOTAL398100.0
103) How has the church's response been for . . .? An awareness of the spiritual dimension of life (AWARE2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided2.5
-1) Refused51.3
1) Excellent13534.2
2) Good15138.2
3) Fair8220.8
4) Poor205.1
Missing127 
TOTAL395100.0
104) How important is it that the church responds to . . .? More understanding of the mysteries of God (MYSTERY1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) Very important24762.2
2) Somewhat important12030.2
3) Not too important235.8
4) Not important at all71.8
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
105) How has the church's response been for . . .? More understanding of the mysteries of God (MYSTERY2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
1) Excellent11930.1
2) Good16441.4
3) Fair8621.7
4) Poor266.6
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
106) Please tell me if you agree or disagree with the following assertions some people make about priests and nuns. In general, do you agree or disagree that priests and nuns . . .? Don't understand what life is like for ordinary people (PRSTNUN1)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided92.3
-1) Refused2.5
1) Agree14135.5
2) Disagree24561.7
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
107) In general, do you agree or disagree that priests and nuns . . .? Are rigid about rules (PRSTNUN2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided82
-1) Refused1.3
1) Agree26366.2
2) Disagree12531.5
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
108) In general, do you agree or disagree that priests and nuns . . .? Are autocratic (PRSTNUN3)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided61.5
-1) Refused2.5
1) Agree12531.7
2) Disagree26166.2
Missing129 
TOTAL394100.0
109) In general, do you agree or disagree that priests and nuns . . .? Think they have all the answers (PRSTNUN4)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided51.3
1) Agree9624.1
2) Disagree29774.6
Missing127 
TOTAL398100.0
110) In general, do you agree or disagree that priests and nuns . . .? Are not available when you need them (PRSTNUN5)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided174.3
-1) Refused00
1) Agree6015.1
2) Disagree32080.6
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
111) In general, do you agree or disagree that priests and nuns . . .? Are not fair (PRSTNUN6)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided82
-1) Refused2.5
1) Agree379.3
2) Disagree35088.2
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
112) In general, do you agree or disagree that priests and nuns . . .? Don't have to earn a living (PRSTNUN7)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided2.5
1) Agree12030.2
2) Disagree27569.3
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
113) In general, do you agree or disagree that priests and nuns . . .? Don't seem to have professional standards (PRSTNUN8)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided143.5
-1) Refused2.5
1) Agree6015.1
2) Disagree32180.9
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
114) In general, do you agree or disagree that priests and nuns . . .? Won't share power with the parishioners (PRSTNUN9)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided235.8
-1) Refused3.8
1) Agree10927.5
2) Disagree26266
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
115) In general, do you agree or disagree that priests and nuns . . .? Are in too short supply (PRSTNUN0)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided102.5
-1) Refused00
1) Agree33183.4
2) Disagree5614.1
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
116) Are you currently married, single, separated, divorced, or widowed? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married30057.8
2) Single11021.2
3) Separated132.5
4) Divorced6913.3
5) Widowed275.2
Missing6 
TOTAL519100.0
117) Is this your first marriage? (FRSTMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26789
2) No3311
Missing224 
TOTAL300100.0
118) What religion is your spouse? Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (SPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic19063.3
2) Protestant (any)6220.7
3) Jewish103.3
4) Some other religion62
5) No religion3210.7
Missing224 
TOTAL300100.0
119) Were you married by a priest? (MARPRST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18481.8
2) No4118.2
Missing299 
TOTAL225100.0
120) Please tell me why you weren't married by a priest. (NOPRIEST)
TOTAL%
1) Previous marriage1536.6
2) Too many rules and regulations for Church marriages1434.1
4) We didn't want a Church marriage37.3
6) Family problems00
7) Other922
Missing483 
TOTAL41100.0
121) Do you have children? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42381.7
2) No9518.3
Missing6 
TOTAL518100.0
122) How many? (NUMCHILD)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused00
1) 19422.3
2) 216539.1
3) 39923.5
4) 44811.4
5) 5102.4
6) 661.4
7) 700
8) 800
Missing101 
TOTAL422100.0
123) Do they currently, or did they once go to Catholic schools? (KIDSCHL)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.2
-1) Refused00
1) Yes18545.8
2) No21854
Missing120 
TOTAL404100.0
124) In what religion are you raising your children? Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (KIDREL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (any)4510.6
2) Catholic33278.3
3) Jewish3.7
4) Some other religion276.4
5) No religion174
Missing101 
TOTAL424100.0
125) How often do you attend Church services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never1.3
2) Less than once a year3.8
3) About once a year82
4) Several times a year7017.7
5) About every month369.1
6) A couple of times every month7117.9
7) Nearly every week16641.9
8) More than once a week4110.4
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
126) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? It's boring (BORING)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided21.7
1) Very important2823.5
2) Somewhat important2016.8
3) Not too important2016.8
4) Not important at all4941.2
Missing405 
TOTAL119100.0
127) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? You work on Sunday (WORKSUND)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided32.5
1) Very important2016.9
2) Somewhat important1512.7
3) Not too important21.7
4) Not important at all7866.1
Missing405 
TOTAL118100.0
128) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? It's not a mortal sin to miss Mass (NOTSIN)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided54.2
1) Very important1613.4
2) Somewhat important3932.8
3) Not too important1411.8
4) Not important at all4537.8
Missing405 
TOTAL119100.0
129) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? Sermons are poor (SERMONS)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided32.5
1) Very important1613.6
2) Somewhat important4739.8
3) Not too important1613.6
4) Not important at all3630.5
Missing405 
TOTAL118100.0
130) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? You don't get anything out of it (DONTGET)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided32.5
1) Very important2117.5
2) Somewhat important2420
3) Not too important2016.7
4) Not important at all5243.3
Missing405 
TOTAL120100.0
131) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? It takes too long (TOOLONG)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided21.7
1) Very important108.5
2) Somewhat important2016.9
3) Not too important2420.3
4) Not important at all6252.5
Missing405 
TOTAL118100.0
132) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? There are too many people running around (TOOMANY)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided32.5
1) Very important1714.3
2) Somewhat important75.9
3) Not too important2117.6
4) Not important at all7159.7
Missing405 
TOTAL119100.0
133) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? There's no sense of mystery (NOMYSTRY)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided32.5
1) Very important119.3
2) Somewhat important119.3
3) Not too important2722.9
4) Not important at all6655.9
Missing405 
TOTAL118100.0
134) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? The singing is terrible (SINGING)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided32.5
1) Very important32.5
2) Somewhat important119.3
3) Not too important1916.1
4) Not important at all8269.5
Missing405 
TOTAL118100.0
135) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? You can't pray there (NOPRAY)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided32.5
1) Very important108.4
2) Somewhat important2621.8
3) Not too important2117.6
4) Not important at all5949.6
Missing405 
TOTAL119100.0
136) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? There's too much noise (NOISE)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided21.7
1) Very important65.1
2) Somewhat important54.2
3) Not too important1613.6
4) Not important at all8975.4
Missing405 
TOTAL118100.0
137) Please tell me how important a factor each of the following is as a reason why you don't attend church more often. Is each very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is…? Too busy (TOOBUSY)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided21.7
1) Very important5042.4
2) Somewhat important2218.6
3) Not too important2117.8
4) Not important at all2319.5
Missing405 
TOTAL118100.0
138) How often do you pray? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never61.5
2) Rarely174.3
3) Once a week338.3
4) Several times a week10225.7
5) Every day14636.8
6) Several times a day9323.4
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
139) Please tell me if you think the following items are requirements to be a good Catholic. To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Believe in the Resurrection of Jesus (GDCTH_1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36191.4
2) No348.6
Missing129 
TOTAL395100.0
140) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Believe Jesus is present in the Eucharist (GDCTH_2)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
1) Yes35790.4
2) No379.4
Missing129 
TOTAL395100.0
141) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Donate time and money to help the poor (GDCTH_3)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
1) Yes31078.5
2) No8521.5
Missing129 
TOTAL395100.0
142) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Accept the Church's teaching that abortion is always wrong (GDCTH_4)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know\Undecided2.5
-1) Refused00
1) Yes12832.4
2) No26567.1
Missing129 
TOTAL395100.0
143) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Accept the Church's teaching on the death penalty (GDCTH_5)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided287.1
-1) Refused1.3
1) Yes12431.4
2) No24261.3
Missing129 
TOTAL395100.0
144) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Donate time and money to help your parish (GDCTH_6)
TOTAL%
-3) Missing51.3
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
-1) Refused00
1) Yes24862.9
2) No14135.8
Missing129 
TOTAL394100.0
145) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Accept the Church's teaching on divorce and remarriage (GDCTH_7)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided2.5
1) Yes13233.4
2) No26166.1
Missing129 
TOTAL395100.0
146) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Have your marriage approved by the church (GDCTH_8)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided1.3
1) Yes21353.9
2) No18145.8
Missing129 
TOTAL395100.0
147) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Obey the Church's teaching on birth control (GDCTH_9)
TOTAL%
-3) -300
-2) Don't know/Undecided41
-1) Refused00
1) Yes10626.8
2) No28672.2
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
148) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Go to church every Sunday (GDCTH_10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12431.2
2) No27368.8
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
149) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Vote the way the bishops and the priests tell you to vote (GDCTH_11)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided61.5
1) Yes4611.6
2) No34586.9
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
150) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Believe the Pope is infallible (GDCTH_12)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided2.5
1) Yes13734.6
2) No25764.9
Missing129 
TOTAL396100.0
151) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Accept the Church's teaching on immigrants (GDCTH_13)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided5714.4
-1) Refused1.3
1) Yes9724.5
2) No24160.9
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0
152) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Accept the Church's teaching on war and peace (GDCTH_14)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided205.1
-1) Refused00
1) Yes17143.3
2) No20451.6
Missing129 
TOTAL395100.0
153) To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Accept Church's teaching on gay marriage (GDCTH_15)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided123
-1) Refused00
1) Yes12631.8
2) No25865.2
Missing129 
TOTAL396100.0
154) Did you contribute money to your parish this past year? (PARFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35890.6
2) No379.4
Missing129 
TOTAL395100.0
155) Did you contribute money to the Cardinal's Annual Appeal this year? (CARDFUND)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided112.8
1) Yes12230.8
2) No26366.4
Missing129 
TOTAL396100.0
156) Do you believe in life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided2.5
1) Yes, definitely26667.2
2) Yes, probably9323.5
3) No, probably not266.6
4) No, certainly not92.3
Missing129 
TOTAL396100.0
157) Not including weekly mass, how often do you participate in parish activities? (ACTIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Never7719.5
2) Once a year7519
3) Several times a year15739.7
4) Once a month358.9
5) Several times a month287.1
6) Weekly153.8
7) More than weekly82
Missing129 
TOTAL395100.0
158) Would you please think about five people whom you consider close friends, people you can really trust. How many of them are Catholic? (FRNDS)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided3.8
-1) Refused1.3
1) None143.6
2) One369.2
3) Two4411.2
4) Three5313.5
5) Four7619.4
6) All of them16542.1
Missing132 
TOTAL392100.0
159) Would you please think about five people whom you consider close friends, people you can really trust. How many live in the same parish as you do or at least once lived in? (SAMEPAR)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know\Undecided1.3
-1) Refused1.3
1) None13534.4
2) One9323.7
3) Two317.9
4) Three307.6
5) Four5012.7
6) All of them5213.2
Missing132 
TOTAL393100.0
160) Do you consider yourself primarily white or Caucasian, black or African American, American Indian, or Asian, or something else? (RACE)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided00
-1) Refused00
1) White or Caucasian36369.5
2) Black or African American428
3) American Indian00
4) Asian122.3
5) Other10520.1
Missing2 
TOTAL522100.0
161) What ethnic or nationality group do you identify with? (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided51
-1) Refused3.6
1) Irish6712.8
2) German224.2
3) Italian377.1
4) Polish265
5) Other Eastern European91.7
6) Hispanic499.4
7) African American356.7
8) English-Anglo122.3
9) Other10119.3
10) Mixed15830.2
Missing2 
TOTAL524100.0
162) What is the highest grade of school or year of college you completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal education00
2) Less than high school326.1
3) High school graduate8716.7
4) Some college14427.6
5) 2 year degree (AA)214
6) College graduate12323.6
7) Some post college183.5
8) Post college degree9618.4
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
163) How many years did you attend Catholic school? (CATHSCHL)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know/Undecided142.7
0) 020839.8
1) 161.1
2) 2152.9
3) 3193.6
4) 4265
5) 591.7
6) 691.7
7) 751
8) 86412.2
9) 93.6
10) 1051
11) 114.8
12) 127915.1
13) 1391.7
14) 14101.9
15) 15122.3
16) 16224.2
17) 172.4
18) 181.2
19) 191.2
Missing2 
TOTAL523100.0
164) Please tell me in which year you were born. (AGE)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused61.1
48) 481.2
1915) 191500
1917) 191700
1919) 19191.2
1920) 192000
1921) 192100
1922) 19221.2
1923) 19231.2
1924) 19241.2
1925) 192561.1
1926) 19262.4
1927) 19272.4
1928) 19282.4
1929) 192961.1
1930) 19301.2
1931) 193161.1
1932) 193200
1933) 193361.1
1934) 19343.6
1935) 19353.6
1936) 19361.2
1937) 19372.4
1938) 19381.2
1939) 19392.4
1940) 19403.6
1941) 19412.4
1942) 194251
1943) 194361.1
1944) 19443.6
1945) 194561.1
1946) 194651
1947) 1947101.9
1948) 1948224.2
1949) 19494.8
1950) 1950173.3
1951) 1951101.9
1952) 1952112.1
1953) 1953183.4
1954) 1954132.5
1955) 195561.1
1956) 1956315.9
1957) 1957152.9
1958) 1958152.9
1959) 1959112.1
1960) 1960101.9
1961) 1961193.6
1962) 196291.7
1963) 1963132.5
1964) 1964152.9
1965) 196561.1
1966) 19664.8
1967) 19671.2
1968) 19684.8
1969) 1969152.9
1970) 1970112.1
1971) 197171.3
1972) 197291.7
1973) 1973152.9
1974) 1974203.8
1975) 197571.3
1976) 19762.4
1977) 19774.8
1978) 19784.8
1979) 197961.1
1980) 19804.8
1981) 198161.1
1982) 1982183.4
1983) 19831.2
1984) 198451
1986) 19862.4
1987) 19873.6
1988) 1988193.6
1989) 1989173.3
Missing2 
TOTAL523100.0
165) For the purposes of this study, I am required to ask if you are male or female. (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male16832.1
2) Female35567.9
Missing2 
TOTAL523100.0
166) Were you born in Cook or Lake County, Illinois? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Cook County11657.1
2) Lake County42
3) Other8340.9
Missing321 
TOTAL203100.0
167) Follow up interview (FOLLOWUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47991.9
2) No428.1
Missing3 
TOTAL521100.0
168) Base weight (BSWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5242085.881371.13
169) Pop_weight (POPWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52413322.2112103.51
170) Samp_weight (SMPWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11.711
171) Highest degree respondent has earned (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
1) High school11922.8
2) Some college16531.7
3) College graduate12323.6
4) Postgraduate degree11421.9
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
172) Please tell me in which year you were born. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 1915-19457214
2) 1946-196425549.4
3) 1965 or later18936.6
Missing8 
TOTAL516100.0
173) Highest degree respondent has earned (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school11922.8
2) Some college16531.7
3) College graduate12323.6
4) Postgraduate degree11421.9
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
174) For the purposes of this study, I am required to ask if you are male or female. (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male16832.1
2) Female35567.9
Missing2 
TOTAL523100.0
175) Do you consider yourself primarily White or Caucasian, Black or African American, American Indian, or Asian, or something else? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian36369.5
2) Black or African American428
3) American Indian00
4) Asian122.3
5) Other10520.1
Missing2 
TOTAL522100.0
176) How often do you attend Church services? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
2) Once a year or less123
4) Several times a year7017.7
5) About every month369.1
6) A couple of times every month7117.9
7) Once a week or more20752.3
Missing127 
TOTAL396100.0