Demographics in U.S. Congregations Survey, Pastors

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ID & respondent number (IDPCHUR)
2) Cong (CONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL894526
3) City (CITY)
TOTAL%
1) Grand Rapids3337.1
2) Waco2629.2
3) Harford3033.7
TOTAL89100.0
4) Denomination (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) AG2427.0
2) Episc3033.7
3) UMC3539.3
TOTAL89100.0
5) Interviewee's position: (POSTION)
TOTAL%
1) Senior pastor / rector7988.8
2) Associate pastor33.4
3) Other title:55.6
4) Lay leader22.2
TOTAL89100.0
6) What year did you come to this congregation? (YEARCOME)
TOTAL%
1963) 11.1
1964) 11.1
1970) 11.1
1974) 11.1
1978) 11.1
1981) 11.1
1982) 11.1
1983) 11.1
1990) 33.4
1991) 33.4
1992) 44.5
1993) 11.1
1994) 11.1
1995) 55.7
1996) 66.8
1997) 55.7
1998) 33.4
1999) 33.4
2000) 44.5
2001) 55.7
2002) 66.8
2003) 1011.4
2004) 1213.6
2005) 910.2
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
7) What year was this congregation officially founded? (YRFOUND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL881915.8356
8) Number of services (NUMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) 4853.9
2) 3033.7
3) 910.1
4) 11.1
5) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
9) About how many people attend worship services here on an average weekend? Please give the total number of people, including children, for all worship services. (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
30) 33.4
35) 11.1
38) 11.1
39) 11.1
40) 44.5
45) 33.4
50) 33.4
51) 11.1
55) 11.1
60) 11.1
65) 44.5
70) 44.5
75) 22.2
80) 22.2
90) 11.1
95) 11.1
97) 11.1
100) 66.7
115) 11.1
120) 22.2
125) 44.5
130) 11.1
140) 11.1
150) 11.1
160) 11.1
161) 11.1
180) 11.1
185) 22.2
190) 22.2
200) 89.0
210) 11.1
225) 22.2
240) 11.1
245) 11.1
250) 33.4
275) 11.1
285) 11.1
300) 22.2
310) 11.1
350) 22.2
365) 11.1
375) 11.1
400) 11.1
435) 11.1
550) 11.1
1300) 11.1
1350) 11.1
1400) 11.1
2000) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
10) How many people are on the membership roll? (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL85299.859439
11) What is the total annual operating budget - excluding capital campaigns and affiliated organizations (schools, etc.) (BUDGET)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL86380.151440
12) What percentage of the congregation's total income comes from the offerings/gifts of participants? (PEROFFER)
TOTAL%
18) 11.2
20) 11.2
33) 11.2
35) 11.2
40) 11.2
50) 11.2
55) 22.4
60) 44.8
63) 11.2
65) 11.2
67) 11.2
70) 11.2
73) 11.2
75) 11.2
80) 33.6
85) 22.4
87) 11.2
88) 33.6
90) 56.0
93) 11.2
95) 89.5
98) 22.4
99) 22.4
100) 3946.4
Missing5 
TOTAL84100.0
13) Offering budget * per offering/100 (OFFBUDG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL84331.428416
14) Offering / attend (ATTOFFER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL841600.555630
15) Have any of these congregations, including this one, recently experienced a split/schism (or is threatening to split)? (SCHISM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4960.5
2) No3239.5
Missing8 
TOTAL81100.0
16) How would you describe the relationship between the pastors/ministers in these denominational churches? Do they interact/meet regularly? (INTERACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7383.9
2) No1416.1
Missing2 
TOTAL87100.0
17) How would you describe the relationship between the pastors/ministers in these denominational churches? Are there joint services or sharing pulpits? (JOINTSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3136.9
2) No5363.1
Missing5 
TOTAL84100.0
18) How would you describe the relationship between the pastors/ministers in these denominational churches? Is there competition between them (for members, etc) (COMPETE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3539.8
2) No5360.2
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
19) How would you describe the relationship between the pastors/ministers in these denominational churches? Tensions between them (theological, moral, etc.)? (TENSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3135.6
2) No5664.4
Missing2 
TOTAL87100.0
20) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Provide a family-like atmosphere (EMFAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important5764.0
2) Very important2831.5
3) Somewhat important44.5
TOTAL89100.0
21) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Work together with other religious groups to improve our community (EMECEM)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important44.5
2) Very important2528.1
3) Somewhat important4752.8
4) Not very important1314.6
TOTAL89100.0
22) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Be a leader in the community (EMLEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1415.7
2) Very important2932.6
3) Somewhat important3337.1
4) Not very important1314.6
TOTAL89100.0
23) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Maintain an active evangelism and outreach program, encouraging members to share their faith (EMEVANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important3236.0
2) Very important2730.3
3) Somewhat important1921.3
4) Not very important1112.4
TOTAL89100.0
24) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Helping members resist the temptations of this world, and prepare for the world to come (EMRESIST)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important2123.6
2) Very important2831.5
3) Somewhat important2123.6
4) Not very important1921.3
TOTAL89100.0
25) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Promoting social change in this world by organizing and speaking out against injustice (EMSOCCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important77.9
2) Very important2831.5
3) Somewhat important3842.7
4) Not very important1618.0
TOTAL89100.0
26) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Providing a forum for discussing the social and religious issues members care most deeply about (EMDISCUS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important910.1
2) Very important3539.3
3) Somewhat important3337.1
4) Not very important1213.5
TOTAL89100.0
27) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Being a leader in our denomination (EMLEADD)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important66.7
2) Very important2224.7
3) Somewhat important3337.1
4) Not very important2831.5
TOTAL89100.0
28) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Having a worship service that fosters a close and spiritual connection with God (EMCONTGD)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important7179.8
2) Very important1719.1
3) Somewhat important11.1
TOTAL89100.0
29) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Making connections between our denominational tradition and members' values (EMTODENO)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important2123.6
2) Very important3033.7
3) Somewhat important2831.5
4) Not very important1011.2
TOTAL89100.0
30) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Providing counseling and other services for our members (EMCOUNSL)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1719.1
2) Very important5460.7
3) Somewhat important1618.0
4) Not very important22.2
TOTAL89100.0
31) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Serving the poor and needy (EMSERVPR)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important3337.1
2) Very important4247.2
3) Somewhat important1415.7
TOTAL89100.0
32) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Having an open, democratic decision-making process (EMDEMOC)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important2730.3
2) Very important3539.3
3) Somewhat important2123.6
4) Not very important66.7
TOTAL89100.0
33) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Fostering members' spiritual growth (EMSPGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important5056.2
2) Very important3438.2
3) Somewhat important55.6
TOTAL89100.0
34) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Preserving the truths of our religious tradition (EMTRADIT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important2932.6
2) Very important3134.8
3) Somewhat important2224.7
4) Not very important77.9
TOTAL89100.0
35) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Promoting tolerance and acceptance in the city (EMTOLER)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1921.3
2) Very important3943.8
3) Somewhat important2325.8
4) Not very important89.0
TOTAL89100.0
36) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Encouraging inclusiveness and diversity within the congregation (EMDIVCON)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important2730.3
2) Very important3943.8
3) Somewhat important1618.0
4) Not very important77.9
TOTAL89100.0
37) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Working to preserve traditional morals and family values (EMTRADMO)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important3842.7
2) Very important3539.3
3) Somewhat important1415.7
4) Not very important22.2
TOTAL89100.0
38) (Give Card A) Each congregation has a different sense of what is important for a congregation to do. Based on Card A, which would you say are most important for those in your congregation? Promoting cooperation between the churches in the community (EMCOOP)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important77.9
2) Very important3236.0
3) Somewhat important3842.7
4) Not very important1213.5
TOTAL89100.0
39) I would like to move now from priorities to the churches programs. Can you list for me the key programs that the church runs, starting with the ones the church puts the most time/money/resources into - the top programs in terms of investment. Please list up to 5. (PROG1TOP)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelism (includes Alpha)77.9
2) Christian Education (children and youth)3438.2
3) Christian Education (adults, small groups)1011.2
4) Missions (foreign, could be evangelism or compassion)44.5
5) Compassion ministries (local, usually food related)1213.5
6) Music910.1
7) School (education throughout the week)33.4
8) Fellowship (often meals)33.4
9) Other44.5
99) Missing33.4
TOTAL89100.0
40) I would like to move now from priorities to the churches programs. Can you list for me the key programs that the church runs, starting with the ones the church puts the most time/money/resources into - the top programs in terms of investment. Please list up to 5. (PROG22ND)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelism (includes Alpha)66.7
2) Christian Education (children and youth)1820.2
3) Christian Education (adults, small groups)1213.5
4) Missions (foreign, could be evangelism or compassion)66.7
5) Compassion ministries (local, usually food related)1921.3
6) Music44.5
7) School (education throughout the week)33.4
8) Fellowship (often meals)55.6
9) Other55.6
99) Missing1112.4
TOTAL89100.0
41) I would like to move now from priorities to the churches programs. Can you list for me the key programs that the church runs, starting with the ones the church puts the most time/money/resources into the top programs in terms of investment. Please list up to 5. (PROG33RD)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelism (includes Alpha)33.4
2) Christian Education (children and youth)89.0
3) Christian Education (adults, small groups)1112.4
4) Missions (foreign, could be evangelism or compassion)22.2
5) Compassion ministries (local, usually food related)1011.2
6) Music11.1
8) Fellowship (often meals)22.2
9) Other89.0
99) Missing4449.4
TOTAL89100.0
42) Churches that cite compassion/social justice program 1-3 (CMPROG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned4853.9
1) 3rd program1011.2
2) 2nd program1921.3
3) Top program1213.5
TOTAL89100.0
43) Churches that cite evangelism in program 1-3 (EVANPROG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned7382.0
1) 3rd program33.4
2) 2nd program66.7
3) Top program77.9
TOTAL89100.0
44) Combine cmprog and evangprog (CONSPROG)
TOTAL%
-3) Cm top program1112.4
-2) Cm 2nd program1921.3
-1) Cm third program1011.2
0) Either evang or cm mentioned3438.2
1) Evangelism 3rd program33.4
2) Evangelism 2nd program66.7
3) Evangelism top program66.7
TOTAL89100.0
45) How often in the last 2 years or so, has the sermon/homily focused on the parishioner's use of money, financial stewardship, or tithing? (PRTITHE)
TOTAL%
1) Never67.2
2) 1-2 times1416.9
3) 3-4 times2732.5
4) More than 5 times3643.4
Missing6 
TOTAL83100.0
46) How often are the following part of your congregation's regular worship service? Please answer based on card B. A time for lay persons to testify about their faith (SERTEST)
TOTAL%
1) Always33.4
2) Often1415.7
3) Sometimes3033.7
4) Seldom2730.3
5) Never1516.9
TOTAL89100.0
47) How often are the following part of your congregation's regular worship service? Please answer based on card B. Incense or candles (SERINCEN)
TOTAL%
1) Always5460.7
2) Often55.6
3) Sometimes33.4
4) Seldom910.1
5) Never1820.2
TOTAL89100.0
48) How often are the following part of your congregation's regular worship service? Please answer based on card B. Speaking in tongues (SERTONGS)
TOTAL%
1) Always33.4
2) Often1112.4
3) Sometimes77.9
4) Seldom1011.2
5) Never5865.2
TOTAL89100.0
49) How often are the following part of your congregation's regular worship service? Please answer based on card B. Spontaneous dancing, jumping or shouting (SERDANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Always22.2
2) Often77.9
3) Sometimes1415.7
4) Seldom2325.8
5) Never4348.3
TOTAL89100.0
50) How often are the following part of your congregation's regular worship service? Please answer based on card B. Reading/reciting creeds or statements of faith (SERCREED)
TOTAL%
1) Always4044.9
2) Often1112.4
3) Sometimes89.0
4) Seldom1415.7
5) Never1618.0
TOTAL89100.0
51) How often are the following part of your congregation's regular worship service? Please answer based on card B. Following a liturgy or prayer book (SERLITUR)
TOTAL%
1) Always3640.4
2) Often1011.2
3) Sometimes55.6
4) Seldom89.0
5) Never3033.7
TOTAL89100.0
52) How often are the following part of your congregation's regular worship service? Please answer based on card B. Organ or piano (SERORGAN)
TOTAL%
1) Always7179.8
2) Often33.4
3) Sometimes33.4
5) Never1213.5
TOTAL89100.0
53) How often are the following part of your congregation's regular worship service? Please answer based on card B. Electric keyboard or synthesizer (SERSYNTH)
TOTAL%
1) Always2831.5
2) Often1011.2
3) Sometimes1415.7
4) Seldom66.7
5) Never3134.8
TOTAL89100.0
54) How often are the following part of your congregation's regular worship service? Please answer based on card B. Electric guitar/bass (SERELGUT)
TOTAL%
1) Always3134.8
2) Often910.1
3) Sometimes1112.4
4) Seldom910.1
5) Never2932.6
TOTAL89100.0
55) How often are the following part of your congregation's regular worship service? Please answer based on card B. Non-electric string or wind instruments (SERSTRNG)
TOTAL%
1) Always2528.1
2) Often1618.0
3) Sometimes2730.3
4) Seldom1213.5
5) Never910.1
TOTAL89100.0
56) Has your worship style changed in the last 5 years or so? (WORCHNGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4146.6
2) No4753.4
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
57) (show card C) Based on the categories on Card A, please give your best estimate of how many people in your congregation would live (adjust as necessary) within a 10 minute drive of the building? (DRIVE10)
TOTAL%
3) 11.1
5) 11.1
10) 22.2
15) 11.1
20) 11.1
25) 22.2
30) 33.4
40) 55.6
50) 1516.9
60) 44.5
65) 11.1
66) 11.1
70) 1415.7
75) 1921.3
80) 77.9
85) 11.1
90) 77.9
92) 11.1
95) 22.2
100) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
58) (show card C) Based on the categories on Card A, please give your best estimate of how many people in your congregation would live (adjust as necessary) more than a 30 minute drive away? (DRIVE30)
TOTAL%
0) 2022.5
1) 44.5
2) 44.5
3) 55.6
4) 22.2
5) 3741.6
7) 11.1
8) 22.2
10) 77.9
15) 33.4
25) 22.2
30) 11.1
80) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
59) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults who are female (DEMFEM)
TOTAL%
3) 11.1
40) 11.1
47) 11.1
50) 2629.2
52) 11.1
55) 66.7
57) 22.2
58) 11.1
60) 2932.6
62) 22.2
65) 66.7
68) 11.1
70) 33.4
75) 44.5
80) 22.2
85) 11.1
90) 11.1
95) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
60) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % who are < age 18 (DEMLT18)
TOTAL%
1) 11.1
4) 11.1
5) 66.7
7) 11.1
8) 11.1
10) 77.9
11) 11.1
12) 33.4
15) 89.0
17) 11.1
18) 11.1
20) 1314.6
22) 22.2
25) 1618.0
30) 1314.6
31) 11.1
33) 33.4
35) 22.2
37) 11.1
40) 66.7
50) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
61) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % age 18-40 (DEM1840)
TOTAL%
3) 11.1
4) 11.1
5) 22.2
8) 33.4
9) 11.1
10) 910.1
12) 22.2
15) 77.9
18) 11.1
20) 1415.7
22) 11.1
25) 1011.2
27) 11.1
28) 11.1
30) 910.1
33) 33.4
35) 55.6
40) 1112.4
50) 44.5
55) 22.2
60) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
62) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % over 65 (DEMGT65)
TOTAL%
0) 11.1
3) 22.2
5) 89.0
6) 11.1
7) 11.1
8) 11.1
10) 910.1
12) 11.1
15) 1415.7
18) 11.1
20) 1011.2
25) 910.1
30) 1011.2
32) 11.1
35) 44.5
40) 44.5
45) 11.1
50) 77.9
55) 11.1
60) 11.1
65) 22.2
TOTAL89100.0
63) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % adults with HS diploma or less (DEMHSLT)
TOTAL%
0) 22.3
1) 22.3
2) 33.4
3) 33.4
5) 1314.8
7) 11.1
8) 44.5
10) 55.7
12) 11.1
15) 66.8
20) 1112.5
25) 66.8
30) 11.1
35) 22.3
40) 55.7
45) 11.1
50) 89.1
55) 11.1
60) 44.5
62) 11.1
65) 11.1
70) 33.4
75) 11.1
90) 22.3
95) 11.1
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
64) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % adults with college/university degrees (DEMBA)
TOTAL%
0) 11.1
3) 11.1
5) 22.2
7) 11.1
10) 44.5
13) 11.1
15) 44.5
20) 55.6
25) 89.0
28) 11.1
30) 55.6
32) 11.1
35) 22.2
38) 11.1
40) 33.4
50) 1011.2
55) 22.2
60) 910.1
65) 22.2
66) 11.1
70) 77.9
75) 22.2
80) 910.1
85) 22.2
90) 44.5
95) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
65) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % adults who have done graduate work (DEMGRAD)
TOTAL%
0) 77.9
1) 11.1
1.5) 11.1
2) 44.5
3) 22.2
4) 11.1
5) 1415.7
8) 22.2
10) 1516.9
11) 11.1
12) 33.4
15) 66.7
20) 1112.4
25) 89.0
30) 33.4
35) 22.2
40) 44.5
45) 11.1
50) 22.2
75) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
66) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % white (non-Hispanic) (DEMWHITE)
TOTAL%
0) 66.7
1) 11.1
5) 11.1
8) 11.1
12) 11.1
15) 11.1
35) 22.2
40) 22.2
45) 11.1
50) 33.4
60) 44.5
65) 11.1
70) 11.1
75) 44.5
80) 66.7
82) 11.1
85) 66.7
88) 11.1
90) 1618.0
92) 22.2
95) 1719.1
96) 11.1
98) 44.5
99) 22.2
100) 44.5
TOTAL89100.0
67) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % Hispanic (DEMHISP)
TOTAL%
0) 2224.7
1) 910.1
2) 89.0
3) 77.9
4) 33.4
5) 1314.6
6) 11.1
8) 33.4
9) 11.1
10) 910.1
15) 11.1
20) 22.2
25) 22.2
30) 22.2
35) 11.1
45) 11.1
75) 11.1
100) 33.4
TOTAL89100.0
68) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % Asian American (DEMASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) 3944.3
1) 1719.3
2) 1415.9
3) 11.1
4) 33.4
5) 78.0
7) 11.1
8) 11.1
10) 22.3
95) 11.1
100) 22.3
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
69) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % African American (DEMAA)
TOTAL%
0) 1820.2
1) 1011.2
2) 1112.4
3) 77.9
4) 22.2
5) 1516.9
6) 11.1
7) 11.1
8) 22.2
10) 55.6
15) 11.1
20) 22.2
25) 22.2
30) 22.2
35) 22.2
40) 33.4
50) 11.1
85) 22.2
99) 11.1
100) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
70) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % with household incomes <$20,000 (DEMLT20K)
TOTAL%
0) 55.8
1) 44.7
3) 22.3
4) 11.2
5) 2326.7
7) 11.2
8) 1112.8
10) 1618.6
12) 11.2
15) 22.3
20) 89.3
25) 11.2
30) 33.5
35) 11.2
40) 22.3
50) 11.2
55) 11.2
60) 11.2
75) 22.3
Missing3 
TOTAL86100.0
71) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % with household incomes > $80,000 (DEMGT80K)
TOTAL%
0) 33.4
3) 11.1
4) 11.1
5) 1618.0
8) 22.2
10) 1213.5
12) 11.1
15) 55.6
18) 11.1
20) 77.9
25) 55.6
30) 33.4
35) 22.2
40) 44.5
42) 22.2
45) 11.1
50) 55.6
55) 11.1
60) 55.6
65) 11.1
70) 44.5
75) 22.2
80) 44.5
85) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
72) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults high-status professionals (MD, lawyer, professor, engineer, etc.) (DEMHISTA)
TOTAL%
0) 44.5
1) 22.2
2) 33.4
5) 1820.2
7) 11.1
8) 33.4
9) 11.1
10) 1415.7
12) 11.1
15) 1314.6
20) 66.7
25) 89.0
30) 55.6
33) 11.1
35) 22.2
40) 22.2
42) 11.1
50) 33.4
60) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
73) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults whitecollar-skilled (nurse, teacher, etc.) (DEMWHTCL)
TOTAL%
2) 11.1
5) 11.1
10) 44.5
15) 66.7
20) 77.9
25) 55.6
30) 1112.4
33) 11.1
35) 77.9
40) 1011.2
42) 11.1
45) 33.4
50) 1213.5
55) 22.2
60) 77.9
65) 22.2
70) 77.9
75) 11.1
80) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
74) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults blue collar tradespersons (skilled, trade school; mechanic, carpenter, etc.) (DEMBLUCL)
TOTAL%
0) 11.1
5) 66.7
8) 22.2
10) 910.1
15) 89.0
20) 1213.5
25) 66.7
30) 77.9
35) 89.0
37) 11.1
40) 1011.2
45) 44.5
50) 55.6
55) 22.2
60) 44.5
65) 11.1
75) 11.1
80) 11.1
95) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
75) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults unskilled laborers, welfare (DEMWELF)
TOTAL%
0) 1921.3
1) 55.6
2) 66.7
3) 11.1
4) 11.1
5) 2932.6
8) 33.4
10) 1011.2
12) 22.2
15) 11.1
20) 33.4
25) 22.2
30) 22.2
35) 11.1
40) 33.4
70) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
76) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults who are presently married (DEMMARRD)
TOTAL%
10) 11.1
25) 11.1
30) 33.4
40) 44.5
50) 66.7
55) 33.4
60) 1415.7
65) 77.9
66) 11.1
70) 1213.5
75) 1415.7
80) 1618.0
90) 66.7
95) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
77) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults common-law (DEMCMLAW)
TOTAL%
0) 3337.1
1) 66.7
2) 55.6
3) 44.5
4) 11.1
5) 2932.6
7) 11.1
8) 11.1
10) 77.9
15) 11.1
35) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
78) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults single (never married, never divorced) (DEMSINGL)
TOTAL%
0) 44.5
1) 22.2
2) 66.7
3) 11.1
4) 11.1
5) 3033.7
8) 66.7
10) 1618.0
11) 22.2
12) 44.5
15) 55.6
18) 11.1
20) 77.9
25) 11.1
30) 11.1
40) 11.1
50) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
79) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults who, to your knowledge, are homosexual (DEMHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) 4854.5
1) 1213.6
2) 22.3
3) 66.8
4) 22.3
5) 11.1
6) 11.1
7) 22.3
8) 22.3
10) 44.5
12) 44.5
20) 22.3
30) 11.1
55) 11.1
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
80) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults regularly contribute financially (DEMGIVE)
TOTAL%
5) 11.1
25) 11.1
40) 33.4
50) 55.6
55) 22.2
60) 55.6
65) 33.4
70) 55.6
75) 1112.4
80) 1618.0
85) 910.1
90) 1719.1
95) 66.7
98) 11.1
99) 11.1
100) 33.4
TOTAL89100.0
81) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults volunteer to leadership roles/tasks (DEMVOLUN)
TOTAL%
5) 11.1
10) 22.2
15) 22.2
20) 55.6
25) 89.0
27) 22.2
30) 44.5
35) 55.6
40) 33.4
45) 11.1
50) 1213.5
55) 22.2
60) 910.1
62) 11.1
65) 11.1
70) 66.7
75) 89.0
80) 1112.4
90) 44.5
95) 11.1
100) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
82) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults grew up in this denomination (DEMGREWD)
TOTAL%
1) 11.1
3) 11.1
5) 77.9
8) 22.2
10) 44.5
12) 11.1
15) 22.2
20) 910.1
25) 910.1
28) 11.1
30) 1011.2
35) 55.6
40) 55.6
45) 22.2
50) 1415.7
60) 66.7
65) 44.5
70) 11.1
75) 33.4
85) 11.1
90) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
83) (show card C) Using Card C again, please give your best estimate of the percentage of people who attend monthly or more in your congregation who would fit each category? % of adults who grew up in this congregation (DEMGREWC)
TOTAL%
0) 66.7
1) 44.5
2) 55.6
5) 1921.3
7) 33.4
8) 22.2
10) 910.1
12) 22.2
15) 66.7
20) 1112.4
22) 11.1
25) 44.5
30) 22.2
35) 11.1
40) 55.6
45) 11.1
50) 44.5
60) 11.1
65) 11.1
75) 22.2
TOTAL89100.0
84) How many people are on the leadership team/board/vestry? (LEADNUM)
TOTAL%
2) 22.2
3) 33.4
5) 55.6
6) 89.0
7) 33.4
8) 55.6
9) 89.0
10) 66.7
11) 11.1
12) 1112.4
14) 44.5
15) 1112.4
16) 11.1
17) 11.1
18) 22.2
19) 22.2
20) 55.6
22) 22.2
25) 22.2
27) 11.1
30) 11.1
35) 22.2
40) 11.1
50) 11.1
120) 11.1
TOTAL89100.0
85) Back to card C. Thinking of LAY leadership only, what percentage are female? (LEADFEM)
TOTAL%
0) 910.2
5) 22.3
20) 11.1
25) 11.1
28) 11.1
30) 44.5
33) 66.8
35) 44.5
40) 66.8
44) 11.1
45) 78.0
50) 2326.1
55) 33.4
58) 11.1
60) 78.0
62) 22.3
64) 11.1
65) 22.3
66) 11.1
80) 33.4
83) 11.1
88) 11.1
95) 11.1
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
86) Back to card C. Thinking of LAY leadership only, what percentage are <40 years old? (LEADLT40)
TOTAL%
0) 1618.2
1) 11.1
4) 11.1
5) 78.0
7) 22.3
8) 11.1
10) 55.7
12) 11.1
15) 89.1
20) 1112.5
22) 11.1
25) 89.1
28) 11.1
30) 78.0
33) 44.5
40) 11.1
50) 55.7
55) 11.1
66) 44.5
70) 11.1
80) 11.1
100) 11.1
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
87) Back to card C. Thinking of LAY leadership only, what percentage are > 65 years old? (LEADGT65)
TOTAL%
0) 2022.7
5) 44.5
8) 11.1
10) 78.0
11) 11.1
12) 22.3
14) 33.4
15) 910.2
16) 11.1
17) 11.1
18) 11.1
20) 89.1
22) 11.1
25) 78.0
30) 33.4
33) 33.4
35) 33.4
40) 33.4
50) 55.7
55) 11.1
60) 11.1
66) 11.1
80) 11.1
95) 11.1
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
88) Back to card C. Thinking of LAY leadership only, what percentage are racial/ethnic minorities? (LEADRACE)
TOTAL%
0) 4045.5
3) 11.1
5) 910.2
6) 11.1
7) 22.3
8) 11.1
10) 66.8
12) 33.4
15) 11.1
16) 11.1
18) 11.1
20) 22.3
25) 11.1
30) 11.1
40) 44.5
42) 11.1
50) 33.4
80) 11.1
82) 11.1
100) 89.1
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
89) Back to card C. Thinking of LAY leadership only, what percentage are married? (LEADMARR)
TOTAL%
15) 11.1
20) 11.1
33) 11.1
35) 11.1
40) 11.1
43) 11.1
50) 66.9
56) 11.1
60) 22.3
64) 11.1
65) 11.1
66) 22.3
70) 22.3
75) 89.2
80) 1416.1
83) 11.1
85) 11.1
87) 11.1
90) 89.2
92) 11.1
93) 11.1
94) 11.1
95) 89.2
100) 2225.3
Missing2 
TOTAL87100.0
90) Back to card C. Thinking of LAY leadership only, what percentage have college/univ. degree or more? (LEADBA)
TOTAL%
0) 33.4
1) 11.1
5) 11.1
10) 11.1
20) 33.4
21) 11.1
25) 11.1
27) 11.1
30) 11.1
33) 44.5
35) 33.4
40) 66.8
42) 11.1
43) 11.1
45) 11.1
50) 1112.5
56) 11.1
60) 11.1
62) 11.1
65) 11.1
66) 33.4
70) 22.3
75) 22.3
80) 89.1
87) 22.3
90) 22.3
95) 66.8
100) 1921.6
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
91) Please tell me the following demographic information about your senior pastor. In what year were you born? 19__ (PASTYR)
TOTAL%
29) 11.1
30) 11.1
31) 11.1
36) 11.1
38) 11.1
39) 22.3
40) 11.1
41) 11.1
42) 33.4
43) 33.4
44) 33.4
45) 55.7
46) 33.4
47) 66.8
48) 44.5
49) 11.1
50) 66.8
51) 22.3
52) 22.3
53) 44.5
54) 66.8
55) 55.7
56) 11.1
57) 44.5
58) 11.1
59) 44.5
60) 11.1
61) 55.7
62) 22.3
63) 33.4
65) 11.1
67) 11.1
68) 11.1
70) 11.1
73) 11.1
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
92) Please tell me the following demographic information about your senior pastor. Gender: (PASTSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female1921.6
2) Male6978.4
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
93) Please tell me the following demographic information about your senior pastor. Ethnicity/race: (PASTRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White7787.5
2) Hispanic33.4
3) African American33.4
4) Asian44.5
5) Native American11.1
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
94) Please tell me the following demographic information about your senior pastor. Highest degree: (PASTDEG)
TOTAL%
2) Some bible training44.5
3) BA1719.3
4) Masters/MDiv5562.5
5) Doctorate/DMin1213.6
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
95) Please tell me the following demographic information about your senior pastor. Secular/religious education (EDUCTYPE)
TOTAL%
0) No degree33.4
1) Religious BA only1112.5
2) Secular BA only11.1
3) BA mixed55.7
4) Grad degree, all degrees religious1415.9
5) Grad degree, mixed5461.4
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
96) Back to card C one more time. Thinking of your pastoral staff only, what percentage are female? (MPASTFEM)
TOTAL%
0) 116.7
20) 116.7
33) 116.7
70) 350.0
Missing83 
TOTAL6100.0
97) Back to card C one more time. Thinking of your pastoral staff only, what percentage are < 40 years old? (MPAST40)
TOTAL%
5) 120.0
20) 120.0
30) 120.0
50) 240.0
Missing84 
TOTAL5100.0
98) Back to card C one more time. Thinking of your pastoral staff only, what percentage are >65 years old? (MPAST65)
TOTAL%
0) 233.3
3) 116.7
5) 116.7
10) 116.7
15) 116.7
Missing83 
TOTAL6100.0
99) Back to card C one more time. Thinking of your pastoral staff only, what percentage are racial/ethnic minorities? (MPASTRAC)
TOTAL%
3) 120.0
5) 120.0
25) 120.0
30) 240.0
Missing84 
TOTAL5100.0
100) Back to card C one more time. Thinking of your pastoral staff only, what percentage are married? (MPASTMAR)
TOTAL%
20) 120.0
66) 120.0
80) 120.0
85) 120.0
95) 120.0
Missing84 
TOTAL5100.0
101) Back to card C one more time. Thinking of your pastoral staff only, what percentage have college/univ. degree or more? (MPASTBA)
TOTAL%
25) 120.0
50) 120.0
55) 120.0
85) 120.0
100) 120.0
Missing84 
TOTAL5100.0
102) Please tell me the following demographic information about your 2nd pastor. Year born: (PAST2YRB)
TOTAL%
50) 15.9
52) 15.9
55) 211.8
59) 15.9
61) 15.9
65) 423.5
68) 15.9
72) 15.9
73) 15.9
75) 15.9
76) 15.9
79) 15.9
83) 15.9
Missing72 
TOTAL17100.0
103) Please tell me the following demographic information about your 2nd pastor. Gender: (PAST2SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female527.8
2) Male1372.2
Missing71 
TOTAL18100.0
104) Please tell me the following demographic information about your 2nd pastor. Ethnicity/race: (PAST2RAC)
TOTAL%
1) White1477.8
2) Hispanic211.1
3) African American15.6
4) Asian15.6
Missing71 
TOTAL18100.0
105) Please tell me the following demographic information about your 2nd pastor. Highest degree: (PAST2DEG)
TOTAL%
1) HS only423.5
3) BA635.3
4) Masters/mdiv635.3
5) Doctorate/Dmin15.9
Missing72 
TOTAL17100.0
106) Please tell me the following demographic information about your 3rd pastor. Year born: (PAST3YRB)
TOTAL%
38) 133.3
59) 133.3
91) 133.3
Missing86 
TOTAL3100.0
107) Please tell me the following demographic information about your 3rd pastor: Gender: (PAST3SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female360.0
2) Male240.0
Missing84 
TOTAL5100.0
108) Please tell me the following demographic information about your 3rd pastor. Ethnicity/race: (PAST3RAC)
TOTAL%
1) White480.0
3) African American120.0
Missing84 
TOTAL5100.0
109) Please tell me the following demographic information about your 3rd pastor. Highest degree: (PAST3DEG)
TOTAL%
3) BA266.7
5) Doctorate/DMin133.3
Missing86 
TOTAL3100.0
110) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. I believe in a literal hell, a place of eternal suffering (BELHELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3438.2
2) Agree2123.6
3) Neutral/unsure55.6
4) Disagree1213.5
5) Strongly disagree1719.1
TOTAL89100.0
111) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. Jesus Christ is the divine son of God (BELJC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8292.1
2) Agree66.7
3) Neutral/unsure11.1
TOTAL89100.0
112) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. It is important to encourage others to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Jesus Christ as his or her savior (BELEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5966.3
2) Agree2022.5
3) Neutral55.6
4) Disagree55.6
TOTAL89100.0
113) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. If I remain faithful, my trials on earth will be rewarded in heaven (BELREWRD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4146.1
2) Agree2123.6
3) Neutral1314.6
4) Disagree1011.2
5) Strongly disagree44.5
TOTAL89100.0
114) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. I find my work fulfilling (BELWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6370.8
2) Agree2224.7
3) Neutral44.5
TOTAL89100.0
115) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. I am often worried or fearful (BELWORRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22.2
2) Agree1415.7
3) Neutral1415.7
4) Disagree3539.3
5) Strongly disagree2427.0
TOTAL89100.0
116) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. I enjoy spending time with my family (BELFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7887.6
2) Agree1112.4
TOTAL89100.0
117) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. The world is full of temptations and immorality that I must avoid (BELTEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3438.2
2) Agree3337.1
3) Neutral910.1
4) Disagree1112.4
5) Strongly disagree22.2
TOTAL89100.0
118) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. Overall, I am very satisfied with my life right now (BELSATLI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4955.1
2) Agree3539.3
3) Neutral55.6
TOTAL89100.0
119) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. I eagerly look forward to the day when I can leave this world for heaven. (BELHEAVN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1921.3
2) Agree2022.5
3) Neutral1820.2
4) Disagree2224.7
5) Strongly disagree1011.2
TOTAL89100.0
120) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. I have had deeply moving religious experiences (BELRELEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6067.4
2) Agree2427.0
3) Neutral22.2
4) Disagree33.4
TOTAL89100.0
121) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. I agree with the moral values of the most people in society around me (BELMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11.1
2) Agree1516.9
3) Neutral2123.6
4) Disagree4146.1
5) Strongly disagree1112.4
TOTAL89100.0
122) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. God gives material blessings to those who please him (BELBLESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11.1
2) Agree1719.1
3) Neutral1921.3
4) Disagree2730.3
5) Strongly disagree2528.1
TOTAL89100.0
123) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. I would be happy to have my children marry someone of a different race (BELMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2528.4
2) Agree4146.6
3) Neutral1415.9
4) Disagree89.1
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
124) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. I have a strong sense of belonging to my congregation (BELONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4348.3
2) Agree3640.4
3) Neutral55.6
4) Disagree33.4
5) Strongly disagree22.2
TOTAL89100.0
125) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. It is better for people of different races to go to different churches, because they worship so differently (BELDIFCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11.1
2) Agree22.2
3) Neutral910.1
4) Disagree3337.1
5) Strongly disagree4449.4
TOTAL89100.0
126) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. All the different world religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth (BELALLRL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44.5
2) Agree1415.7
3) Neutral910.1
4) Disagree3033.7
5) Strongly disagree3236.0
TOTAL89100.0
127) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. Many people are poor because they lack will-power and make poor choices (BELPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22.3
2) Agree2022.7
3) Neutral910.2
4) Disagree3034.1
5) Strongly disagree2730.7
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
128) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. Homosexuals should have the right to marry one another (BELHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1820.2
2) Agree1516.9
3) Neutral1011.2
4) Disagree1618.0
5) Strongly disagree3033.7
TOTAL89100.0
129) Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. It is important to work toward ending poverty (BELPOV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5663.6
2) Agree3034.1
3) Neutral22.3
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
130) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is God's word, to be taken literally word for word2224.7
2) The Bible is God's word, to be interpreted in the light of its historical/cultural context6269.7
3) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us55.6
TOTAL89100.0
131) Use card E to answer the last few questions. Please choose a number between 1-7 based on the following questions. Some would think people in this country are poor because of personal problems (like lack of ambition, loose morals, or low ability), while others think people in this country are poor because of societal problems (like discrimination, poor quality schools, lack of jobs, etc.). Some people would be somewhere in between. Please indicate where you would place yourself on a 1-7 scale. 1=Personal, and 7=Societal. (WHYPOOR1)
TOTAL%
2) 66.9
3) 1011.5
4) 2528.7
5) 1820.7
6) 2731.0
7) 11.1
Missing2 
TOTAL87100.0
132) Use card E to answer the last few questions. Please choose a number between 1-7 based on the following questions. Do you think African Americans tend to prefer to be self-supporting or prefer to live off welfare? 1=Self-supporting, and 7=Welfare. (AAWELFAR)
TOTAL%
1) 3845.2
2) 2529.8
3) 1113.1
4) 56.0
5) 33.6
6) 22.4
Missing5 
TOTAL84100.0
133) Use card E to answer the last few questions. Please choose a number between 1-7 based on the following questions. Do you think the world is basically filled with evil and sin, or that there is much goodness in the world which hints at God's goodness? 1=World evil, and 7=World good. (WORLD)
TOTAL%
1) 77.9
2) 55.6
3) 1112.4
4) 1618.0
5) 1314.6
6) 2528.1
7) 1213.5
TOTAL89100.0
134) I-ATTEND: About how many people attend worship services here on an average weekend? Please give the total number of people, including children, for all worship services. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) 100 or less4044.9
2) 101-2002528.1
3) 201-5001921.3
4) 500+55.6
TOTAL89100.0
135) I-AGE: What year was this congregation officially founded? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 1776-18501415.9
2) 1851-19002225.0
3) 1901-19501820.5
4) 1951-19752022.7
5) 1976-20001415.9
Missing1 
TOTAL88100.0
136) I-RELIGION: Denomination (for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God2427.0
2) Episcopal3033.7
3) United Methodist Church3539.3
TOTAL89100.0
137) I-REGION: City (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Grand Rapids, MI3337.1
2) Waco, TX2629.2
3) Harford, CT3033.7
TOTAL89100.0