Effective Christian Education: A National Study of Protestant Congregations, 1991 - Adult Component

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Type of Respondent (WHO)
TOTAL%
5) Adult4013100.0
TOTAL4013100.0
2) Denomination (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ70917.7
2) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America86521.6
3) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)71217.7
4) Southern Baptist Convention42310.5
5) United Church of Christ71017.7
6) United Methodist Church59414.8
TOTAL4013100.0
3) Congregation ID (CID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40133390.4991716
4) Respondent ID (SERID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40135604.8863210
5) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Involving members in helping people in your town or city. (EMPHELP)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis912.3
2) Small emphasis67017.1
3) Some emphasis176545.1
4) Strong emphasis109127.9
5) Very strong emphasis2997.6
Missing97 
TOTAL3916100.0
6) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Supporting missionary work. (EMPMISSN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1092.8
2) Small emphasis60415.4
3) Some emphasis144536.8
4) Strong emphasis130733.3
5) Very strong emphasis46411.8
Missing84 
TOTAL3929100.0
7) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Teaching the Bible. (EMPBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis621.6
2) Small emphasis2997.7
3) Some emphasis106627.3
4) Strong emphasis149738.3
5) Very strong emphasis98325.2
Missing106 
TOTAL3907100.0
8) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Supporting members in times of personal crisis. (EMPMBRS)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis591.5
2) Small emphasis1874.7
3) Some emphasis70718.0
4) Strong emphasis156739.8
5) Very strong emphasis141836.0
Missing75 
TOTAL3938100.0
9) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Speaking out against the sin and evil in the world. (EMPNOSIN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1704.4
2) Small emphasis86022.0
3) Some emphasis144637.1
4) Strong emphasis96024.6
5) Very strong emphasis46611.9
Missing111 
TOTAL3902100.0
10) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing members with love, support, and friendship. (EMPPROV)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis531.3
2) Small emphasis1904.8
3) Some emphasis88522.4
4) Strong emphasis160140.6
5) Very strong emphasis121830.9
Missing66 
TOTAL3947100.0
11) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Reaching out to the poor and hungry. (EMPREACH)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis571.4
2) Small emphasis51513.1
3) Some emphasis156239.7
4) Strong emphasis130133.1
5) Very strong emphasis49712.6
Missing81 
TOTAL3932100.0
12) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Encouraging personal commitment to Jesus. (EMPJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1072.7
2) Small emphasis52613.4
3) Some emphasis128432.8
4) Strong emphasis129133.0
5) Very strong emphasis71018.1
Missing95 
TOTAL3918100.0
13) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Bringing the Gospel to people outside the church. (EMPGOSPL)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis3519.0
2) Small emphasis129133.1
3) Some emphasis149138.2
4) Strong emphasis58815.1
5) Very strong emphasis1854.7
Missing107 
TOTAL3906100.0
14) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing meaningful and uplifting worship experiences. (EMPWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis832.1
2) Small emphasis3258.3
3) Some emphasis102826.3
4) Strong emphasis161941.5
5) Very strong emphasis84921.7
Missing109 
TOTAL3904100.0
15) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Music. (EMPMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis952.5
2) Small emphasis3619.4
3) Some emphasis98125.4
4) Strong emphasis140836.5
5) Very strong emphasis101126.2
Missing157 
TOTAL3856100.0
16) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing members a comforting refuge from all the pain and suffering in the world. (EMPSAFE)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis2626.7
2) Small emphasis89723.0
3) Some emphasis166742.8
4) Strong emphasis83121.3
5) Very strong emphasis2416.2
Missing115 
TOTAL3898100.0
17) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Giving members answers to moral questions. (EMPMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1884.9
2) Small emphasis84321.8
3) Some emphasis167543.3
4) Strong emphasis91223.6
5) Very strong emphasis2496.4
Missing146 
TOTAL3867100.0
18) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Helping members find meaning and purpose in their lives. (EMPPRPS)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1273.3
2) Small emphasis72918.7
3) Some emphasis163841.9
4) Strong emphasis110428.3
5) Very strong emphasis3097.9
Missing106 
TOTAL3907100.0
19) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Giving members the strength and courage to face the stress of everyday life. (EMPSTRN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis942.4
2) Small emphasis56814.5
3) Some emphasis154339.4
4) Strong emphasis133134.0
5) Very strong emphasis3829.7
Missing95 
TOTAL3918100.0
20) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Encouraging members to commit time, talent, and resources to their church. (EMPRSRCS)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis601.5
2) Small emphasis3378.6
3) Some emphasis113728.9
4) Strong emphasis168842.9
5) Very strong emphasis71518.2
Missing76 
TOTAL3937100.0
21) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Helping members learn about people of different races and ethnic groups. (EMPDVSTY)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis62616.0
2) Small emphasis138035.3
3) Some emphasis132133.8
4) Strong emphasis45611.7
5) Very strong emphasis1293.3
Missing101 
TOTAL3912100.0
22) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Discussing national and international issues. (EMPISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis65916.9
2) Small emphasis147837.8
3) Some emphasis133634.2
4) Strong emphasis3488.9
5) Very strong emphasis872.2
Missing105 
TOTAL3908100.0
23) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Getting members to work for social justice and peace. (EMPJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis76019.5
2) Small emphasis147738.0
3) Some emphasis120631.0
4) Strong emphasis3489.0
5) Very strong emphasis972.5
Missing125 
TOTAL3888100.0
24) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing excellent Christian education for children. (EMPCECUD)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis992.5
2) Small emphasis3649.3
3) Some emphasis103426.3
4) Strong emphasis163341.6
5) Very strong emphasis79720.3
Missing86 
TOTAL3927100.0
25) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing excellent Christian education for teenagers. (EMPTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1774.5
2) Small emphasis61615.8
3) Some emphasis120430.8
4) Strong emphasis130033.3
5) Very strong emphasis61115.6
Missing105 
TOTAL3908100.0
26) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing excellent Christian education for adults. (EMPAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1443.7
2) Small emphasis43711.2
3) Some emphasis122231.2
4) Strong emphasis147937.7
5) Very strong emphasis63716.3
Missing94 
TOTAL3919100.0
27) Which of the following best describes your commitment to Jesus Christ? (COMMITMT)
TOTAL%
1) I am not committed to Christ.240.6
2) I am not sure if I am committed to Christ.2646.7
3) I committed my life to Christ at a specific moment in my life.43911.1
4) My commitment to Christ developed gradually over a period of time.178545.2
5) I've been committed to Christ since I was a young child.143836.4
Missing63 
TOTAL3950100.0
28) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is loving. (BLVLOVNG)
TOTAL%
0) No1533.9
1) Yes381596.1
Missing45 
TOTAL3968100.0
29) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is aware of everything I think and do. (BLVAWARE)
TOTAL%
0) No56414.2
1) Yes340485.8
Missing45 
TOTAL3968100.0
30) Do you believe the following statement about God - God punishes those who do wrong. (BLVPUNSH)
TOTAL%
0) No289873.0
1) Yes107027.0
Missing45 
TOTAL3968100.0
31) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is strict. (BLVSTRCT)
TOTAL%
0) No289673.0
1) Yes107227.0
Missing45 
TOTAL3968100.0
32) Do you believe the following statement about God - God accepts me as I am. (BLVIAM)
TOTAL%
0) No63115.9
1) Yes333784.1
Missing45 
TOTAL3968100.0
33) Do you believe the following statement about God - God has a plan for my life. (BLVPLAN)
TOTAL%
0) No105326.5
1) Yes291573.5
Missing45 
TOTAL3968100.0
34) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is judging. (BLVJUDG)
TOTAL%
0) No241860.9
1) Yes155039.1
Missing45 
TOTAL3968100.0
35) Do you believe the following statement about God - God decides everything I do. (BLVIDO)
TOTAL%
0) No359190.5
1) Yes3779.5
Missing45 
TOTAL3968100.0
36) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is mysterious. (BLVMSTRY)
TOTAL%
0) No252563.6
1) Yes144336.4
Missing45 
TOTAL3968100.0
37) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is forgiving. (BLV4GIV)
TOTAL%
0) No1483.7
1) Yes382096.3
Missing45 
TOTAL3968100.0
38) Are you male or female? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male139935.4
2) Female255164.6
Missing63 
TOTAL3950100.0
39) How important is religious faith in your life? (FAITHIMP)
TOTAL%
1) It is the most important influence in my life.103426.9
2) It is a very important influence in my life.149038.7
3) It is an important influence, but other things are also important in my life.113029.4
4) It has some influence in my life.1794.6
5) It is not an important influence in my life.170.4
Missing163 
TOTAL3850100.0
40) If you had a birthday party and invited your 5 best friends, how many would be people who go to your church? (BESTFRND)
TOTAL%
0) 070717.9
1) 13528.9
2) 273518.7
3) 375019.0
4) 460615.4
5) 579120.1
Missing72 
TOTAL3941100.0
41) How often have you done the following in the past year - Tried directly to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ. (JESUSBLV)
TOTAL%
1) Never161341.9
2) Once74919.5
3) 2-5 times104927.3
4) 6-9 times1714.4
5) 10 times or more2656.9
Missing166 
TOTAL3847100.0
42) How often have you done the following in the past year - Told others about the work of God in your life. (GODSWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Never95024.6
2) Once59715.5
3) 2-5 times127333.0
4) 6-9 times42811.1
5) 10 times or more61115.8
Missing154 
TOTAL3859100.0
43) How often have you done the following in the past year - Participated in a march, meeting, or gathering to promote social change. (SOCIALCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never281875.5
2) Once39510.6
3) 2-5 times3359.0
4) 6-9 times792.1
5) 10 times or more1042.8
Missing282 
TOTAL3731100.0
44) How often have you done the following in the past year - Clearly felt the presence of God in your life. (FEELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Never2807.2
2) Once3418.7
3) 2-5 times101125.8
4) 6-9 times47312.1
5) 10 times or more181146.2
Missing97 
TOTAL3916100.0
45) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Donated time helping people who are poor, hungry, sick, or unable to care for themselves. (HRSPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours186848.0
2) 1-2 hours102426.3
3) 3-5 hours50913.1
4) 6-9 hours1844.7
5) 10 hours or more3087.9
Missing120 
TOTAL3893100.0
46) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Donated time in your town or city to help children, youth, or families. (HRSYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours193351.0
2) 1-2 hours79821.0
3) 3-5 hours52313.8
4) 6-9 hours1804.7
5) 10 hours or more3599.5
Missing220 
TOTAL3793100.0
47) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Helped friends or neighbors with problems they have. (HRSFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours63016.4
2) 1-2 hours150539.1
3) 3-5 hours97125.2
4) 6-9 hours3519.1
5) 10 hours or more39310.2
Missing163 
TOTAL3850100.0
48) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Spent time promoting social justice or world peace. (HRSJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours314482.9
2) 1-2 hours39610.4
3) 3-5 hours1373.6
4) 6-9 hours461.2
5) 10 hours or more711.9
Missing219 
TOTAL3794100.0
49) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Spent time making your own town or city a better place to live. (HRSVLNTR)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours226459.5
2) 1-2 hours61916.3
3) 3-5 hours41610.9
4) 6-9 hours1995.2
5) 10 hours or more3078.1
Missing208 
TOTAL3805100.0
50) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Been involved in personal growth activities. (HRSGRWTH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours208254.9
2) 1-2 hours60115.8
3) 3-5 hours46512.3
4) 6-9 hours2516.6
5) 10 hours or more39510.4
Missing219 
TOTAL3794100.0
51) How often do you do the following - Pray or meditate, other than at church or before meals. (YOUPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never1253.1
2) Less than once a month2215.6
3) About once a month2035.1
4) 2 or 3 times a month3057.7
5) About once a week3839.6
6) Several times a week105726.6
7) Once a day or more167842.2
Missing41 
TOTAL3972100.0
52) How often do you do the following - Watch religious programs on television. (YOUWATCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never136034.7
2) Less than once a month102926.3
3) About once a month45711.7
4) 2 or 3 times a month3899.9
5) About once a week43811.2
6) Several times a week1734.4
7) Once a day or more701.8
Missing97 
TOTAL3916100.0
53) How often do you do the following - Listen to religious programs on the radio. (YOULSTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never196750.9
2) Less than once a month65416.9
3) About once a month2697.0
4) 2 or 3 times a month2686.9
5) About once a week3448.9
6) Several times a week1774.6
7) Once a day or more1844.8
Missing150 
TOTAL3863100.0
54) How often do you do the following - Read the Bible when you are alone. (YOUBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never78119.9
2) Less than once a month80320.5
3) About once a month39510.1
4) 2 or 3 times a month3719.5
5) About once a week46311.8
6) Several times a week59815.3
7) Once a day or more50712.9
Missing95 
TOTAL3918100.0
55) How often do you do the following - Read religious magazines, newspapers, or books other than the Bible. (YOUREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Never75119.1
2) Less than once a month70617.9
3) About once a month68017.3
4) 2 or 3 times a month54113.7
5) About once a week52713.4
6) Several times a week43611.1
7) Once a day or more2987.6
Missing74 
TOTAL3939100.0
56) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To my church. (GIVCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) $0481.2
2) $1-$502526.4
3) $51-$1002255.7
4) $101-$500113328.7
5) $501-$1,00091623.2
6) $1,001-$2,00078619.9
7) More than $2,00058514.8
Missing68 
TOTAL3945100.0
57) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To other religious groups or religious organizations. (GIVREL)
TOTAL%
1) $0164943.2
2) $1-$50133134.8
3) $51-$10039310.3
4) $101-$5003308.6
5) $501-$1,000681.8
6) $1,001-$2,000250.7
7) More than $2,000240.6
Missing193 
TOTAL3820100.0
58) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To a TV evangelist. (GIVEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) $0352993.7
2) $1-$501443.8
3) $51-$100361.0
4) $101-$500421.1
5) $501-$1,000100.3
6) $1,001-$2,00040.1
7) More than $2,00020.1
Missing246 
TOTAL3767100.0
59) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To charities or social service organizations. (GIVCHAR)
TOTAL%
1) $046111.9
2) $1-$50165842.8
3) $51-$10076119.7
4) $101-$50075219.4
5) $501-$1,0001584.1
6) $1,001-$2,000431.1
7) More than $2,000381.0
Missing142 
TOTAL3871100.0
60) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To peace or social justice groups. (GIVPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) $0305681.2
2) $1-$5053914.3
3) $51-$100962.6
4) $101-$500521.4
5) $501-$1,000140.4
6) $1,001-$2,00040.1
7) More than $2,00020.1
Missing250 
TOTAL3763100.0
61) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Spiritually, I gain more within the church than outside it. (INCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1002.5
2) I tend to disagree2957.5
3) I'm not sure3919.9
4) I tend to agree125231.7
5) I definitely agree190848.4
Missing67 
TOTAL3946100.0
62) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Human nature is basically good. (WEBGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree2406.2
2) I tend to disagree3599.3
3) I'm not sure50012.9
4) I tend to agree203352.5
5) I definitely agree74119.1
Missing140 
TOTAL3873100.0
63) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - We ought to worry about our own country and let the rest of the world take care of itself. (USONLY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree125632.0
2) I tend to disagree136234.8
3) I'm not sure64216.4
4) I tend to agree51313.1
5) I definitely agree1463.7
Missing94 
TOTAL3919100.0
64) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I would like to see more women pastors. (WMNPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree57914.8
2) I tend to disagree50512.9
3) I'm not sure142136.3
4) I tend to agree96824.7
5) I definitely agree44011.2
Missing100 
TOTAL3913100.0
65) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - The poor have only themselves to blame for their poverty. (BLAMEPOR)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree152439.0
2) I tend to disagree158340.5
3) I'm not sure50913.0
4) I tend to agree2195.6
5) I definitely agree772.0
Missing101 
TOTAL3912100.0
66) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - In our country too much emphasis is placed on individualism. (INDIVID)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree3599.3
2) I tend to disagree79620.6
3) I'm not sure120831.2
4) I tend to agree112229.0
5) I definitely agree38610.0
Missing142 
TOTAL3871100.0
67) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - A good way to improve the world is to bring the Gospel to more people. (DOGOSPEL)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree591.5
2) I tend to disagree1463.7
3) I'm not sure49712.6
4) I tend to agree151338.2
5) I definitely agree174444.1
Missing54 
TOTAL3959100.0
68) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - The way many people in the U.S. buy and use things is one of the reasons poverty exists in other parts of the world. (CONSUMER)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree105426.8
2) I tend to disagree128032.5
3) I'm not sure68417.4
4) I tend to agree60415.3
5) I definitely agree3148.0
Missing77 
TOTAL3936100.0
69) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I would favor a good plan to help the poor even if it costs me money. (HELPPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree902.3
2) I tend to disagree2787.1
3) I'm not sure89822.9
4) I tend to agree188648.1
5) I definitely agree76719.6
Missing94 
TOTAL3919100.0
70) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Public schools should require religious expression, such as saying the Lord's Prayer, reading Bible verses, or saying prayers. (SCHLPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree73618.7
2) I tend to disagree75219.1
3) I'm not sure50912.9
4) I tend to agree86121.8
5) I definitely agree108527.5
Missing70 
TOTAL3943100.0
71) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I believe in reincarnation. (REINCARN)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree221356.7
2) I tend to disagree61915.9
3) I'm not sure72518.6
4) I tend to agree2065.3
5) I definitely agree1423.6
Missing108 
TOTAL3905100.0
72) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - For me, religious insight comes more from my own personal experiences than from what I learn through the teachings of the church. (NOTCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree56114.4
2) I tend to disagree141736.3
3) I'm not sure68817.6
4) I tend to agree95624.5
5) I definitely agree2787.1
Missing113 
TOTAL3900100.0
73) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Part of God's plan is that some will be rich and some will be poor. (SOMERICH)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree95824.5
2) I tend to disagree90423.1
3) I'm not sure97124.8
4) I tend to agree80720.6
5) I definitely agree2727.0
Missing101 
TOTAL3912100.0
74) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I believe in astrology. (ASTROLGY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree207354.2
2) I tend to disagree65617.1
3) I'm not sure72819.0
4) I tend to agree2927.6
5) I definitely agree772.0
Missing187 
TOTAL3826100.0
75) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I believe that God has chosen the U.S. to show the world about freedom and democracy. (FREEDOM)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree102526.2
2) I tend to disagree81820.9
3) I'm not sure115729.6
4) I tend to agree69017.6
5) I definitely agree2205.6
Missing103 
TOTAL3910100.0
76) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - A good way to improve the world is to change economic and social policies in many countries. (CHANGEPL)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1884.8
2) I tend to disagree40110.3
3) I'm not sure106427.3
4) I tend to agree168443.2
5) I definitely agree55914.3
Missing117 
TOTAL3896100.0
77) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I believe that the Holy Spirit is at work in my life. (HOLYSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree340.9
2) I tend to disagree491.2
3) I'm not sure41410.5
4) I tend to agree145837.1
5) I definitely agree197550.3
Missing83 
TOTAL3930100.0
78) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I think our government should spend less money on the military. (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree42210.7
2) I tend to disagree73518.7
3) I'm not sure96724.6
4) I tend to agree105226.8
5) I definitely agree75219.1
Missing85 
TOTAL3928100.0
79) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Through meditation and self-discipline I come to know that all spiritual truth and wisdom is within me. (SPIRINME)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree61715.9
2) I tend to disagree63216.3
3) I'm not sure133534.5
4) I tend to agree97025.0
5) I definitely agree3208.3
Missing139 
TOTAL3874100.0
80) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Poverty in the U.S. is mainly due to discrimination and unfair laws and policies. (DISCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree93323.9
2) I tend to disagree151839.0
3) I'm not sure71018.2
4) I tend to agree56814.6
5) I definitely agree1684.3
Missing116 
TOTAL3897100.0
81) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I think that sometimes God should be referred to as "she." (SHEGOD)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree219756.2
2) I tend to disagree71618.3
3) I'm not sure64416.5
4) I tend to agree2255.8
5) I definitely agree1263.2
Missing105 
TOTAL3908100.0
82) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I would be willing to eat less meat and more grains and vegetables if it would provide food for starving people. (LESSMEAT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1343.4
2) I tend to disagree2386.1
3) I'm not sure3579.1
4) I tend to agree167642.6
5) I definitely agree152638.8
Missing82 
TOTAL3931100.0
83) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I am in charge of my own life; I can be anything I want to be. (ICONTROL)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree48712.5
2) I tend to disagree72218.5
3) I'm not sure60915.6
4) I tend to agree142736.6
5) I definitely agree65616.8
Missing112 
TOTAL3901100.0
84) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - It is possible to communicate with people who have died. (TLK2DEAD)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree220456.1
2) I tend to disagree75419.2
3) I'm not sure70317.9
4) I tend to agree1884.8
5) I definitely agree802.0
Missing84 
TOTAL3929100.0
85) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (INDBLF)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree89222.7
2) I tend to disagree121531.0
3) I'm not sure53713.7
4) I tend to agree83421.3
5) I definitely agree44611.4
Missing89 
TOTAL3924100.0
86) How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (MOVERACE)
TOTAL%
1) Always right431.1
2) Often right2907.3
3) Not sure63616.1
4) Often wrong161941.0
5) Always wrong136234.5
Missing63 
TOTAL3950100.0
87) How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by parents to keep children with AIDS from attending public school. (AIDSKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Always right1433.6
2) Often right3488.9
3) Not sure118730.2
4) Often wrong134434.2
5) Always wrong90923.1
Missing82 
TOTAL3931100.0
88) How right or wrong is the following statement - Abortion when a doctor says the baby is likely to be born with a serious handicap. (ABORTKID)
TOTAL%
1) Always right40810.4
2) Often right132833.8
3) Not sure117629.9
4) Often wrong52513.4
5) Always wrong49212.5
Missing84 
TOTAL3929100.0
89) How right or wrong is the following statement - Sexual intercourse by two unmarried adults who love each other. (PREMARSX)
TOTAL%
1) Always right1112.8
2) Often right85521.7
3) Not sure64416.3
4) Often wrong79420.1
5) Always wrong154439.1
Missing65 
TOTAL3948100.0
90) How right or wrong is the following statement - A company paying women employees less than men employees for similar work. (WMNEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Always right501.3
2) Often right1383.5
3) Not sure2035.1
4) Often wrong125131.6
5) Always wrong231958.5
Missing52 
TOTAL3961100.0
91) How right or wrong is the following statement - The U.S. using nuclear weapons to win a war against the Soviet Union. (NUKES)
TOTAL%
1) Always right1594.0
2) Often right3719.4
3) Not sure124231.6
4) Often wrong59615.2
5) Always wrong156239.7
Missing83 
TOTAL3930100.0
92) How right or wrong is the following statement - Taxing the wealthy to help raise the standard of living for poor people. (TAXRICH)
TOTAL%
1) Always right44611.3
2) Often right154739.3
3) Not sure99625.3
4) Often wrong70417.9
5) Always wrong2486.3
Missing72 
TOTAL3941100.0
93) How right or wrong is the following statement - Sending U.S. military aid to Central America to fight communism. (NOCOMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Always right3438.7
2) Often right122931.3
3) Not sure124831.8
4) Often wrong75619.2
5) Always wrong3539.0
Missing84 
TOTAL3929100.0
94) How right or wrong is the following statement - Sexual intercourse by two unmarried 17 year-olds who love each other. (YOUNGSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always right340.9
2) Often right1533.9
3) Not sure2817.1
4) Often wrong99625.2
5) Always wrong248863.0
Missing61 
TOTAL3952100.0
95) How right or wrong is the following statement - Homosexual relations between two adults of the same sex who choose to be in that relationship. (HMSXLTY)
TOTAL%
1) Always right872.2
2) Often right3107.9
3) Not sure57114.5
4) Often wrong3599.1
5) Always wrong261666.3
Missing70 
TOTAL3943100.0
96) How right or wrong is the following statement - Passing laws to make it illegal to discriminate against women or minorities. (DISCRIMI)
TOTAL%
1) Always right152238.6
2) Often right113328.8
3) Not sure3358.5
4) Often wrong3869.8
5) Always wrong56214.3
Missing75 
TOTAL3938100.0
97) How right or wrong is the following statement - The United States and other countries demanding that South Africa end its apartheid policies. (APARTHED)
TOTAL%
1) Always right99625.5
2) Often right103526.5
3) Not sure130633.4
4) Often wrong3769.6
5) Always wrong1955.0
Missing105 
TOTAL3908100.0
98) How true is the following statement - I am concerned that our country is not doing enough to help the poor. (MOREHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true772.0
2) Rarely true2897.3
3) True once in a while52813.4
4) Sometimes true96024.4
5) Often true120030.5
6) Almost always true50912.9
7) Always true3769.5
Missing74 
TOTAL3939100.0
99) How true is the following statement - I know that Jesus Christ is the son of God who died on a cross and rose again. (SONOFGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Never true461.2
2) Rarely true240.6
3) True once in a while170.4
4) Sometimes true360.9
5) Often true711.8
6) Almost always true1283.2
7) Always true363791.9
Missing54 
TOTAL3959100.0
100) How true is the following statement - My faith shapes how I think and act each and every day. (DAILYFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true250.6
2) Rarely true411.0
3) True once in a while1363.4
4) Sometimes true40810.3
5) Often true89722.7
6) Almost always true126131.9
7) Always true118830.0
Missing57 
TOTAL3956100.0
101) How true is the following statement - I help others with their religious questions and struggles. (HELPOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1674.3
2) Rarely true57514.6
3) True once in a while84421.5
4) Sometimes true99425.3
5) Often true74318.9
6) Almost always true3398.6
7) Always true2656.7
Missing86 
TOTAL3927100.0
102) How true is the following statement - I tend to be critical of other people. (CRITICAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1032.6
2) Rarely true52313.3
3) True once in a while101825.8
4) Sometimes true124331.5
5) Often true84521.4
6) Almost always true1513.8
7) Always true571.4
Missing73 
TOTAL3940100.0
103) How true is the following statement - In my free time, I help people who have problems or needs. (GIVENEED)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1002.5
2) Rarely true56814.4
3) True once in a while103526.3
4) Sometimes true94524.0
5) Often true83421.2
6) Almost always true2967.5
7) Always true1634.1
Missing72 
TOTAL3941100.0
104) How true is the following statement - My faith helps me know right from wrong. (FAITHHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true120.3
2) Rarely true260.7
3) True once in a while671.7
4) Sometimes true2235.6
5) Often true68017.2
6) Almost always true129732.8
7) Always true165441.8
Missing54 
TOTAL3959100.0
105) How true is the following statement - I do things to help protect the environment. (ENVIRONS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true451.1
2) Rarely true1985.0
3) True once in a while41710.6
4) Sometimes true68317.4
5) Often true101225.8
6) Almost always true103226.3
7) Always true53913.7
Missing87 
TOTAL3926100.0
106) How true is the following statement - I devote time to reading and studying the Bible. (TIMEBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true2626.6
2) Rarely true78920.0
3) True once in a while72218.3
4) Sometimes true67617.1
5) Often true59515.1
6) Almost always true44011.2
7) Always true45811.6
Missing71 
TOTAL3942100.0
107) How true is the following statement - I have a hard time accepting myself. (KNOWME)
TOTAL%
1) Never true49112.5
2) Rarely true96324.6
3) True once in a while74619.0
4) Sometimes true95224.3
5) Often true51013.0
6) Almost always true1513.9
7) Always true1092.8
Missing91 
TOTAL3922100.0
108) How true is the following statement - Every day I see evidence that God is active in the world. (GODLIVES)
TOTAL%
1) Never true200.5
2) Rarely true591.5
3) True once in a while1664.2
4) Sometimes true3107.8
5) Often true68517.3
6) Almost always true79020.0
7) Always true192148.6
Missing62 
TOTAL3951100.0
109) How true is the following statement - I take excellent care of my physical health. (GOODHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true290.7
2) Rarely true1433.6
3) True once in a while3158.0
4) Sometimes true80320.3
5) Often true103526.2
6) Almost always true126732.1
7) Always true3589.1
Missing63 
TOTAL3950100.0
110) How true is the following statement - I am active in efforts to promote social justice. (SOCJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) Never true69917.9
2) Rarely true127632.7
3) True once in a while84721.7
4) Sometimes true57314.7
5) Often true3007.7
6) Almost always true1463.7
7) Always true591.5
Missing113 
TOTAL3900100.0
111) How true is the following statement - I seek out opportunities to help me grow spiritually. (SPIRGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Never true972.5
2) Rarely true45011.4
3) True once in a while72418.4
4) Sometimes true89922.8
5) Often true94123.9
6) Almost always true52013.2
7) Always true3127.9
Missing70 
TOTAL3943100.0
112) How true is the following statement - I take time for periods of prayer or meditation. (DLYPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1323.3
2) Rarely true46711.8
3) True once in a while56314.2
4) Sometimes true66116.7
5) Often true83821.2
6) Almost always true67016.9
7) Always true62815.9
Missing54 
TOTAL3959100.0
113) How true is the following statement - I am active in efforts to promote world peace. (WRLDPEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Never true116930.0
2) Rarely true128633.0
3) True once in a while65316.7
4) Sometimes true42510.9
5) Often true1734.4
6) Almost always true1012.6
7) Always true932.4
Missing113 
TOTAL3900100.0
114) How true is the following statement - I accept people whose religious beliefs are different from mine. (DIFFBLFS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true210.5
2) Rarely true240.6
3) True once in a while681.7
4) Sometimes true2085.3
5) Often true59515.0
6) Almost always true157739.9
7) Always true146437.0
Missing56 
TOTAL3957100.0
115) How true is the following statement - I feel a deep sense of responsibility for reducing pain and suffering in the world. (STOPPAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1012.6
2) Rarely true48512.3
3) True once in a while64916.5
4) Sometimes true96024.4
5) Often true87022.1
6) Almost always true46311.8
7) Always true40310.3
Missing82 
TOTAL3931100.0
116) How true is the following statement - As I grow older, my understanding of God changes. (GODCHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1804.6
2) Rarely true2396.1
3) True once in a while1704.3
4) Sometimes true56314.4
5) Often true115229.5
6) Almost always true85621.9
7) Always true74919.2
Missing104 
TOTAL3909100.0
117) How true is the following statement - I feel overwhelmed by all the responsibilities and obligations I have. (OVERWHLM)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1564.0
2) Rarely true57314.6
3) True once in a while68417.4
4) Sometimes true112028.5
5) Often true78820.0
6) Almost always true3659.3
7) Always true2456.2
Missing82 
TOTAL3931100.0
118) How true is the following statement - I give significant portions of time and money to help other people. (GIVETIME)
TOTAL%
1) Never true952.4
2) Rarely true59515.1
3) True once in a while84021.4
4) Sometimes true94324.0
5) Often true86422.0
6) Almost always true40310.3
7) Always true1894.8
Missing84 
TOTAL3929100.0
119) How true is the following statement - I speak out for equality for women and minorities. (EQUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true49012.5
2) Rarely true83621.4
3) True once in a while76219.5
4) Sometimes true68717.5
5) Often true54914.0
6) Almost always true3539.0
7) Always true2386.1
Missing98 
TOTAL3915100.0
120) How true is the following statement - I feel God's presence in my relationships with other people. (GODSPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true521.3
2) Rarely true2436.2
3) True once in a while44811.4
4) Sometimes true86121.9
5) Often true109127.8
6) Almost always true73918.8
7) Always true49512.6
Missing84 
TOTAL3929100.0
121) How true is the following statement - My life is filled with meaning and purpose. (LIFEPURP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true150.4
2) Rarely true1042.7
3) True once in a while2726.9
4) Sometimes true69417.7
5) Often true109027.8
6) Almost always true111528.4
7) Always true63216.1
Missing91 
TOTAL3922100.0
122) How true is the following statement - I don't understand how a loving God can allow so much pain and suffering in the world. (WHYPAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true40610.4
2) Rarely true67617.3
3) True once in a while72918.7
4) Sometimes true101826.1
5) Often true64216.4
6) Almost always true2255.8
7) Always true2095.4
Missing108 
TOTAL3905100.0
123) How true is the following statement - I believe that I must obey God's rules and commandments in order to be saved. (RULESAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true59215.2
2) Rarely true2566.6
3) True once in a while1764.5
4) Sometimes true3609.2
5) Often true50012.8
6) Almost always true64416.5
7) Always true137835.3
Missing107 
TOTAL3906100.0
124) How true is the following statement - I am confident that I can overcome any problem or crisis no matter how serious. (OVERCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1614.1
2) Rarely true2356.0
3) True once in a while3679.3
4) Sometimes true73518.7
5) Often true81920.8
6) Almost always true111528.4
7) Always true49912.7
Missing82 
TOTAL3931100.0
125) How true is the following statement - I care a great deal about reducing poverty in the U.S. and throughout the world. (NOPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Never true401.0
2) Rarely true2737.0
3) True once in a while57114.6
4) Sometimes true79420.3
5) Often true90823.2
6) Almost always true58014.8
7) Always true75319.2
Missing94 
TOTAL3919100.0
126) How true is the following statement - I try to apply my faith to political and social issues. (APPLYFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true2486.4
2) Rarely true50513.0
3) True once in a while52913.6
4) Sometimes true72018.6
5) Often true84821.9
6) Almost always true64816.7
7) Always true3829.8
Missing133 
TOTAL3880100.0
127) How true is the following statement - My life is committed to Jesus Christ. (MYJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true511.3
2) Rarely true1403.6
3) True once in a while2015.1
4) Sometimes true45411.6
5) Often true65416.7
6) Almost always true92523.7
7) Always true148137.9
Missing107 
TOTAL3906100.0
128) How true is the following statement - I talk with other people about my faith. (TALKFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1554.0
2) Rarely true45911.7
3) True once in a while57114.6
4) Sometimes true77219.7
5) Often true84421.5
6) Almost always true54213.8
7) Always true57814.7
Missing92 
TOTAL3921100.0
129) How true is the following statement - My life is filled with stress and anxiety. (MYSTRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1774.5
2) Rarely true74919.1
3) True once in a while87322.2
4) Sometimes true91423.3
5) Often true75819.3
6) Almost always true2897.4
7) Always true1664.2
Missing87 
TOTAL3926100.0
130) How true is the following statement - I go out of my way to show love to people I meet. (LOVEOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Never true230.6
2) Rarely true2235.7
3) True once in a while59115.1
4) Sometimes true102726.2
5) Often true111428.4
6) Almost always true65316.7
7) Always true2867.3
Missing96 
TOTAL3917100.0
131) How true is the following statement - I have a real sense that God is guiding me. (GODGUIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true481.2
2) Rarely true1734.4
3) True once in a while3529.0
4) Sometimes true67917.4
5) Often true90823.2
6) Almost always true95724.5
7) Always true79620.3
Missing100 
TOTAL3913100.0
132) How true is the following statement - I do not want the churches of this nation getting involved in political issues. (NOPLTCS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true3609.3
2) Rarely true52213.4
3) True once in a while54814.1
4) Sometimes true78920.3
5) Often true56514.5
6) Almost always true52313.5
7) Always true57714.9
Missing129 
TOTAL3884100.0
133) How true is the following statement - I like to worship and pray with others. (WRSHPOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true320.8
2) Rarely true1253.2
3) True once in a while1934.9
4) Sometimes true3569.1
5) Often true71318.3
6) Almost always true111528.6
7) Always true137035.1
Missing109 
TOTAL3904100.0
134) How true is the following statement - I think Christians must be about the business of creating international understanding and harmony. (HARMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true401.0
2) Rarely true952.4
3) True once in a while2105.4
4) Sometimes true56514.5
5) Often true86322.1
6) Almost always true90823.3
7) Always true122031.3
Missing112 
TOTAL3901100.0
135) How true is the following statement - I am spiritually moved by the beauty of God's creations. (BEAUTY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true110.3
2) Rarely true240.6
3) True once in a while661.7
4) Sometimes true1834.7
5) Often true43711.1
6) Almost always true76519.5
7) Always true244462.2
Missing83 
TOTAL3930100.0
136) Which of the following best describes your belief about the Bible? (BIBLEBLF)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible was written by persons who were motivated by a deep faith in God and who tried their best to describe and interpret their understanding of God and God's activity in the world.110028.4
2) The Bible is Word of God. It was inspired by God and recorded by writers who interpreted God's message in the context of their times. It speaks truth on matters of faith and practice, but it may contain some historical and scientific errors.188348.7
3) The Bible is the Word of God. It was dictated by God word for word and recorded by writers who were not influenced by their times. Everything in the Bible is true - historically, scientifically, and in matters of faith and practice.71118.4
4) The Bible records the stories, legends, and myths that people developed to understand the mysteries of life. It contains a great deal of wisdom and insight into the human experience.1614.2
5) The Bible contains no more truth or wisdom than do the religious books of other world religions.150.4
Missing143 
TOTAL3870100.0
137) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It feels warm. (CHWARM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true370.9
2) Slightly true1914.8
3) Somewhat true72018.2
4) Quite true162841.1
5) Very true138134.9
Missing56 
TOTAL3957100.0
138) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - I learn a lot. (CHLEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true501.3
2) Slightly true3709.4
3) Somewhat true118230.1
4) Quite true149638.1
5) Very true83221.2
Missing83 
TOTAL3930100.0
139) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It accepts people who are different. (CHPEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true701.8
2) Slightly true3719.5
3) Somewhat true88522.7
4) Quite true136335.0
5) Very true120831.0
Missing116 
TOTAL3897100.0
140) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - Most members want to be challenged to think about religious issues and ideas. (CHCHALLG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true2386.1
2) Slightly true79820.4
3) Somewhat true155639.8
4) Quite true96024.5
5) Very true3619.2
Missing100 
TOTAL3913100.0
141) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It is friendly. (CHFRNDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true250.7
2) Slightly true1674.3
3) Somewhat true57915.1
4) Quite true141136.7
5) Very true166143.2
Missing170 
TOTAL3843100.0
142) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It challenges my thinking. (CHTHINKS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1233.2
2) Slightly true54714.4
3) Somewhat true132134.7
4) Quite true120431.6
5) Very true61016.0
Missing208 
TOTAL3805100.0
143) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It encourages me to ask questions. (CHQUESTN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1985.2
2) Slightly true67817.8
3) Somewhat true129834.1
4) Quite true111929.4
5) Very true51613.5
Missing204 
TOTAL3809100.0
144) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It is boring. (CHBORING)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true238262.9
2) Slightly true85222.5
3) Somewhat true43211.4
4) Quite true792.1
5) Very true431.1
Missing225 
TOTAL3788100.0
145) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - Strangers feel welcome. (CHWELCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true511.3
2) Slightly true2997.8
3) Somewhat true81421.3
4) Quite true160041.9
5) Very true105227.6
Missing197 
TOTAL3816100.0
146) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It tries out new ideas. (CHIDEAS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1624.3
2) Slightly true55214.6
3) Somewhat true123832.6
4) Quite true119631.5
5) Very true64417.0
Missing221 
TOTAL3792100.0
147) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It expects people to learn and think. (CHTHINK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1032.7
2) Slightly true46812.3
3) Somewhat true116430.6
4) Quite true129934.2
5) Very true76720.2
Missing212 
TOTAL3801100.0
148) Which of the following best represents your belief about how God is related to the world? (GODWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) God and the world are one.47112.2
2) The world is part of God, but God is greater and larger than the world.170144.1
3) Human beings are part of God.54214.1
4) God set the world into motion but does not play an active role in the world.481.2
5) God transcends the world, entering the world infrequently.371.0
6) God transcends the world but is actively involved in the world.105527.4
Missing159 
TOTAL3854100.0
149) How true is the following statement - God is active in the lives of individual persons. (ACTIVGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false300.8
2) Mostly false280.7
3) Somewhat false240.6
4) I'm not sure2356.0
5) Somewhat true51013.0
6) Mostly true87222.3
7) Absolutely true221356.6
Missing101 
TOTAL3912100.0
150) How true is the following statement - God works through social and economic systems to bring about social change. (GODCHNG)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1744.5
2) Mostly false1834.7
3) Somewhat false1694.4
4) I'm not sure127432.9
5) Somewhat true91423.6
6) Mostly true60715.7
7) Absolutely true55314.3
Missing139 
TOTAL3874100.0
151) How true is the following statement - My faith guides me on how to show love to other people. (SHOWLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false160.4
2) Mostly false230.6
3) Somewhat false491.3
4) I'm not sure1864.8
5) Somewhat true90823.3
6) Mostly true140836.1
7) Absolutely true131133.6
Missing112 
TOTAL3901100.0
152) How true is the following statement - My faith helps me when I feel sad or lonely. (FAITHSAD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false170.4
2) Mostly false401.0
3) Somewhat false481.2
4) I'm not sure1082.8
5) Somewhat true70918.2
6) Mostly true126332.4
7) Absolutely true171744.0
Missing111 
TOTAL3902100.0
153) How true is the following statement - Salvation refers to the attainment of justice and peace throughout the world. (SALVATN)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false103727.1
2) Mostly false3759.8
3) Somewhat false2546.6
4) I'm not sure105427.5
5) Somewhat true45111.8
6) Mostly true38410.0
7) Absolutely true2757.2
Missing183 
TOTAL3830100.0
154) How true is the following statement - Salvation refers to eternal life for those who believe. (LIFETRNL)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false461.2
2) Mostly false350.9
3) Somewhat false340.9
4) I'm not sure2897.5
5) Somewhat true2867.4
6) Mostly true66417.2
7) Absolutely true251065.0
Missing149 
TOTAL3864100.0
155) How true is the following statement - God is a close personal friend who guides and protects me. (GUIDESME)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false621.6
2) Mostly false541.4
3) Somewhat false721.8
4) I'm not sure2526.5
5) Somewhat true63016.2
6) Mostly true85722.0
7) Absolutely true197350.6
Missing113 
TOTAL3900100.0
156) How true is the following statement - God is a force in the world working to make societies more just and fair for all people. (GODJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false2346.1
2) Mostly false2065.4
3) Somewhat false1995.2
4) I'm not sure86022.4
5) Somewhat true80821.1
6) Mostly true69018.0
7) Absolutely true83621.8
Missing180 
TOTAL3833100.0
157) How true is the following statement - Christians should be about the work of telling others about Jesus. (TELLOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false180.5
2) Mostly false230.6
3) Somewhat false661.7
4) I'm not sure1935.0
5) Somewhat true67817.4
6) Mostly true87022.3
7) Absolutely true205052.6
Missing115 
TOTAL3898100.0
158) How true is the following statement - Christians should be about the work of changing society. (CHNGSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1002.6
2) Mostly false1183.1
3) Somewhat false2105.5
4) I'm not sure68817.9
5) Somewhat true115330.0
6) Mostly true81221.1
7) Absolutely true76319.8
Missing169 
TOTAL3844100.0
159) How true is the following statement - Only Christians will be saved by God. (FEWSAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false111729.1
2) Mostly false3609.4
3) Somewhat false2907.6
4) I'm not sure88623.1
5) Somewhat true1173.0
6) Mostly true2346.1
7) Absolutely true83621.8
Missing173 
TOTAL3840100.0
160) How true is the following statement - The good Christian never criticizes his or her country. (NOCRTSZ)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false150538.8
2) Mostly false63316.3
3) Somewhat false71618.4
4) I'm not sure3067.9
5) Somewhat true3649.4
6) Mostly true2095.4
7) Absolutely true1503.9
Missing130 
TOTAL3883100.0
161) How true is the following statement - My religious faith is at the center of my life. (FTHCENTR)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false391.0
2) Mostly false1102.8
3) Somewhat false2356.1
4) I'm not sure3218.3
5) Somewhat true103026.5
6) Mostly true117130.1
7) Absolutely true97825.2
Missing129 
TOTAL3884100.0
162) How true is the following statement - My religious faith gives me comfort. (COMFORT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false150.4
2) Mostly false350.9
3) Somewhat false561.4
4) I'm not sure1042.7
5) Somewhat true71718.4
6) Mostly true117130.1
7) Absolutely true178946.0
Missing126 
TOTAL3887100.0
163) How true is the following statement - My religious faith causes me to care about other people. (CAREOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false190.5
2) Mostly false220.6
3) Somewhat false290.7
4) I'm not sure902.3
5) Somewhat true66217.0
6) Mostly true135734.8
7) Absolutely true172144.1
Missing113 
TOTAL3900100.0
164) How true is the following statement - My ultimate responsibility as a person of faith is to love and worship God. (LOVWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false350.9
2) Mostly false511.3
3) Somewhat false1082.8
4) I'm not sure1985.1
5) Somewhat true58615.0
6) Mostly true90023.0
7) Absolutely true203252.0
Missing103 
TOTAL3910100.0
165) How true is the following statement - My ultimate responsibility as a person of faith is to devote my life to helping other people. (OTHERHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false551.4
2) Mostly false691.8
3) Somewhat false1473.8
4) I'm not sure3679.5
5) Somewhat true128833.2
6) Mostly true112028.9
7) Absolutely true83021.4
Missing137 
TOTAL3876100.0
166) How true is the following statement - The purpose of the Church should be to help reduce pain and suffering in the world. (NOPAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1273.3
2) Mostly false1493.9
3) Somewhat false2727.0
4) I'm not sure3759.7
5) Somewhat true144837.4
6) Mostly true80920.9
7) Absolutely true68717.8
Missing146 
TOTAL3867100.0
167) How true is the following statement - The purpose of the church should be to strengthen faith in God. (STRNFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false90.2
2) Mostly false60.2
3) Somewhat false220.6
4) I'm not sure431.1
5) Somewhat true47512.2
6) Mostly true103126.4
7) Absolutely true231459.3
Missing113 
TOTAL3900100.0
168) How true is the following statement - My faith helps me feel good about myself. (FEELGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false130.3
2) Mostly false270.7
3) Somewhat false551.4
4) I'm not sure1724.4
5) Somewhat true89623.1
6) Mostly true131133.8
7) Absolutely true140136.2
Missing138 
TOTAL3875100.0
169) How true is the following statement - My faith causes me to pay less attention to myself. (FOCUSOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false3138.1
2) Mostly false3188.2
3) Somewhat false46011.9
4) I'm not sure64216.6
5) Somewhat true102826.6
6) Mostly true68217.6
7) Absolutely true42711.0
Missing143 
TOTAL3870100.0
170) How true is the following statement - I am certain that God exists. (YESGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false170.4
2) Mostly false120.3
3) Somewhat false90.2
4) I'm not sure1203.1
5) Somewhat true1102.8
6) Mostly true3188.1
7) Absolutely true331785.0
Missing110 
TOTAL3903100.0
171) How true is the following statement - I believe in life after death. (AFTERLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1092.8
2) Mostly false541.4
3) Somewhat false300.8
4) I'm not sure40610.5
5) Somewhat true1403.6
6) Mostly true40610.5
7) Absolutely true273070.5
Missing138 
TOTAL3875100.0
172) How true is the following statement - The Bible is about how God saves those who believe. (BIBGODSV)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1002.6
2) Mostly false1433.7
3) Somewhat false2275.9
4) I'm not sure2376.1
5) Somewhat true90223.3
6) Mostly true84621.9
7) Absolutely true141236.5
Missing146 
TOTAL3867100.0
173) How true is the following statement - The Bible is about the kind of world God wants us to create. (NEWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1594.1
2) Mostly false1092.8
3) Somewhat false1734.5
4) I'm not sure3459.0
5) Somewhat true92724.1
6) Mostly true100126.0
7) Absolutely true113529.5
Missing164 
TOTAL3849100.0
174) How true is the following statement - I often pray for God's help when I have problems. (PRAYHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false350.9
2) Mostly false571.5
3) Somewhat false751.9
4) I'm not sure270.7
5) Somewhat true51013.1
6) Mostly true105527.1
7) Absolutely true214154.9
Missing113 
TOTAL3900100.0
175) How true is the following statement - I often pray that God will help other people. (PRAYPEOP)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false310.8
2) Mostly false431.1
3) Somewhat false731.9
4) I'm not sure431.1
5) Somewhat true52213.5
6) Mostly true115429.7
7) Absolutely true201551.9
Missing132 
TOTAL3881100.0
176) How true is the following statement - Jesus to me is a teacher who shows me how to love and serve. (JCTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false210.5
2) Mostly false110.3
3) Somewhat false260.7
4) I'm not sure902.3
5) Somewhat true53413.8
6) Mostly true106627.5
7) Absolutely true212754.9
Missing138 
TOTAL3875100.0
177) How true is the following statement - Jesus to me is a friend who cares for me each day. (JCCARES)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false330.8
2) Mostly false300.8
3) Somewhat false711.8
4) I'm not sure1584.1
5) Somewhat true45611.7
6) Mostly true81821.0
7) Absolutely true232859.8
Missing119 
TOTAL3894100.0
178) How true is the following statement - My faith teaches me how to sacrifice for the good of others. (SACRIFCE)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false230.6
2) Mostly false501.3
3) Somewhat false1102.8
4) I'm not sure41410.7
5) Somewhat true117530.3
6) Mostly true112629.0
7) Absolutely true98025.3
Missing135 
TOTAL3878100.0
179) How true is the following statement - My faith teaches me how to find true happiness. (TRUHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false250.6
2) Mostly false441.1
3) Somewhat false862.2
4) I'm not sure3138.1
5) Somewhat true99025.7
6) Mostly true113529.4
7) Absolutely true126232.7
Missing158 
TOTAL3855100.0
180) How true is the following statement - The good Christian should pay attention to spiritual matters. (SPMATTER)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false120.3
2) Mostly false160.4
3) Somewhat false421.1
4) I'm not sure1814.7
5) Somewhat true69818.0
6) Mostly true116730.1
7) Absolutely true176245.4
Missing135 
TOTAL3878100.0
181) How true is the following statement - The good Christian should pay attention to politics. (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1544.0
2) Mostly false1734.5
3) Somewhat false3057.9
4) I'm not sure66617.3
5) Somewhat true116230.1
6) Mostly true78320.3
7) Absolutely true61616.0
Missing154 
TOTAL3859100.0
182) How true is the following statement - When I am successful at something, I know God is with me. (SUCCESS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false441.1
2) Mostly false541.4
3) Somewhat false1002.6
4) I'm not sure3438.8
5) Somewhat true67117.3
6) Mostly true102626.4
7) Absolutely true164842.4
Missing127 
TOTAL3886100.0
183) How true is the following statement - When a person trusts me enough to share his or her pain with me, I know God is present. (GODHERE)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false340.9
2) Mostly false541.4
3) Somewhat false852.2
4) I'm not sure48412.4
5) Somewhat true75119.3
6) Mostly true107327.6
7) Absolutely true141336.3
Missing119 
TOTAL3894100.0
184) How do you describe yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian150.4
2) Asian or Pacific Islander190.5
3) Black641.6
4) Latino or Hispanic350.9
5) White372495.5
6) Bi-racial or bi-cultural441.1
Missing112 
TOTAL3901100.0
185) How old are you? (AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 11-1420.1
2) 15-20140.4
3) 21-24882.2
4) 25-292295.8
5) 30-3971518.1
6) 40-4977819.6
7) 50-5970417.8
8) 60-6978719.9
9) 70-7951813.1
10) 80 or older1263.2
Missing52 
TOTAL3961100.0
186) Where do you live? (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) On a farm45511.6
2) In the open country, not on a farm50112.8
3) On an American Indian reservation40.1
4) In a small town or village (under 2,500 in population)55314.1
5) In a town (2,500 to 9,999)53213.6
6) In a small city (10,000 to 49,999)70017.9
7) In a medium size central city (50,000 to 250,000)3458.8
8) In a suburb of a medium size central city2496.4
9) In a large central city (over 250,000)1624.1
10) In a suburb of a large central city41510.6
Missing97 
TOTAL3916100.0
187) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which my faith shapes how I think and act. (HOWIACT)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now250.6
2) Somewhat less now972.5
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago169343.1
4) Somewhat greater now142036.2
5) Much greater now69217.6
Missing86 
TOTAL3927100.0
188) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The effort I make to get involved in activities that help me grow spiritually. (INVOLVED)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now902.3
2) Somewhat less now3809.7
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago178745.6
4) Somewhat greater now119030.4
5) Much greater now46912.0
Missing97 
TOTAL3916100.0
189) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The time I spend talking to others about my faith. (TALK2OTH)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now1343.4
2) Somewhat less now2616.7
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago234960.3
4) Somewhat greater now86722.3
5) Much greater now2847.3
Missing118 
TOTAL3895100.0
190) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The amount of time I spend working for peace and social justice. (WORKPEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now3529.1
2) Somewhat less now42511.0
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago284873.5
4) Somewhat greater now2045.3
5) Much greater now471.2
Missing137 
TOTAL3876100.0
191) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I accept people who believe differently than I do. (DIFFOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now290.7
2) Somewhat less now1042.7
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago228558.5
4) Somewhat greater now118530.3
5) Much greater now3047.8
Missing106 
TOTAL3907100.0
192) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which my life has meaning and purpose (MEMEANNG)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now260.7
2) Somewhat less now1594.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago150538.6
4) Somewhat greater now157040.3
5) Much greater now63916.4
Missing114 
TOTAL3899100.0
193) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I apply my faith to political or social issues. (POLUISSU)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now1223.2
2) Somewhat less now2506.5
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago267569.1
4) Somewhat greater now67117.3
5) Much greater now1513.9
Missing144 
TOTAL3869100.0
194) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The amount of time I spend reading and studying the Bible. (TIMESPNT)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now962.5
2) Somewhat less now2516.4
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago218455.8
4) Somewhat greater now93023.7
5) Much greater now45611.6
Missing96 
TOTAL3917100.0
195) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The time I spend worshiping and praying with others. (TMEWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now802.0
2) Somewhat less now2185.6
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago208453.4
4) Somewhat greater now103526.5
5) Much greater now48612.5
Missing110 
TOTAL3903100.0
196) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I show love to people I meet. (LOVE2OTH)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now100.3
2) Somewhat less now501.3
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago202351.7
4) Somewhat greater now144436.9
5) Much greater now3849.8
Missing102 
TOTAL3911100.0
197) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The sense of personal responsibility I feel for reducing pain and suffering in the world. (PERSRSP)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now421.1
2) Somewhat less now1544.0
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago256766.0
4) Somewhat greater now91123.4
5) Much greater now2155.5
Missing124 
TOTAL3889100.0
198) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I feel that God is guiding me. (HEGUIDES)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now200.5
2) Somewhat less now721.8
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago154839.7
4) Somewhat greater now149138.2
5) Much greater now77219.8
Missing110 
TOTAL3903100.0
199) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I care about hunger and poverty in the world. (WORLDPOV)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now190.5
2) Somewhat less now842.2
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago227558.5
4) Somewhat greater now113129.1
5) Much greater now3789.7
Missing126 
TOTAL3887100.0
200) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The amount of time and money I give to help other people. (AMTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now421.1
2) Somewhat less now1614.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago176745.3
4) Somewhat greater now156740.2
5) Much greater now3659.4
Missing111 
TOTAL3902100.0
201) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I am convinced that God is active in the world. (GODACTIV)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now180.5
2) Somewhat less now491.3
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago187247.9
4) Somewhat greater now116529.8
5) Much greater now80620.6
Missing103 
TOTAL3910100.0
202) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I let God into my life. (LETGODIN)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now200.5
2) Somewhat less now772.0
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago153639.3
4) Somewhat greater now140736.0
5) Much greater now86822.2
Missing105 
TOTAL3908100.0
203) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The importance of my spiritual life. (SPIRLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now150.4
2) Somewhat less now751.9
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago144337.0
4) Somewhat greater now135834.8
5) Much greater now100725.8
Missing115 
TOTAL3898100.0
204) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The amount of stress and anxiety in my life. (AMTSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now3208.2
2) Somewhat less now78220.0
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago128032.7
4) Somewhat greater now107027.4
5) Much greater now45711.7
Missing104 
TOTAL3909100.0
205) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How much do you agree with the following statement - If I had to change churches, I would feel a great sense of loss. (CHNGCHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree932.5
2) Disagree3689.8
3) Not sure57715.4
4) Agree125533.5
5) Strongly agree145138.8
Missing269 
TOTAL3744100.0
206) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How much do you agree with the following statement - I feel at home in this church. (HOMEINCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree300.8
2) Disagree992.6
3) Not sure1945.2
4) Agree143238.3
5) Strongly agree198253.0
Missing276 
TOTAL3737100.0
207) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How much do you agree with the following statement - I would change churches if my church developed major leadership or financial problems. (LDRPROBS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree109729.4
2) Disagree131535.2
3) Not sure95225.5
4) Agree2556.8
5) Strongly agree1153.1
Missing279 
TOTAL3734100.0
208) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How much do you agree with the following statement - The church I attend matters a great deal to me. (LIKEMYCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree300.8
2) Disagree1203.2
3) Not sure2486.6
4) Agree139137.3
5) Strongly agree194152.0
Missing283 
TOTAL3730100.0
209) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: Which of these most helps you find meaning and purpose in life? (HELPSME)
TOTAL%
1) Religious TV and radio programs561.5
2) My own private religious experiences, such as prayer and meditation120332.4
3) My church228161.4
4) Religious groups or events outside of my church1764.7
Missing297 
TOTAL3716100.0
210) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: Which of these gives you the most help with moral questions? (MORAL?S)
TOTAL%
1) Religious TV and radio programs812.2
2) My own private religious experiences, such as prayer and meditation129835.2
3) My church210157.0
4) Religious groups or events outside of my church2085.6
Missing325 
TOTAL3688100.0
211) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: Which of these most helps you grow spiritually? (SPIRGRWS)
TOTAL%
1) Religious TV and radio programs571.5
2) My own private religious experiences, such as prayer and meditation73219.8
3) My church271373.3
4) Religious groups or events outside of my church2005.4
Missing311 
TOTAL3702100.0
212) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How important to you is belonging to a church? (BELONGCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important243765.3
2) Important91824.6
3) Somewhat important2867.7
4) Not too important742.0
5) Not at all important190.5
Missing279 
TOTAL3734100.0
213) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How often do you attend worship services at your church? (ATTENDCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never280.7
2) A few times a year1905.1
3) About once a month1293.4
4) Two or three times a month54714.5
5) About once a week215357.2
6) More than once a week71419.0
Missing252 
TOTAL3761100.0
214) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How many hours during the past month did you attend programs or events at your church (other than worship)? (HRSATTND)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours88923.9
2) 1-2 hours87623.5
3) 3-5 hours101827.4
4) 6-10 hours57915.6
5) 11-20 hours2486.7
6) More than 20 hours1123.0
Missing291 
TOTAL3722100.0
215) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How many hours during the past month did you give volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event? (HRSVOLCH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours101427.5
2) 1-2 hours90524.5
3) 3-5 hours87823.8
4) 6-10 hours54814.8
5) 11-20 hours2135.8
6) More than 20 hours1353.7
Missing320 
TOTAL3693100.0
216) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How many hours during the past month did you participate in religious events, programs, or groups outside of your church? (HRSPART)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours232863.0
2) 1-2 hours67018.1
3) 3-5 hours39810.8
4) 6-10 hours1855.0
5) 11-20 hours541.5
6) More than 20 hours611.7
Missing317 
TOTAL3696100.0
217) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (DISCIPLS)
TOTAL%
0) No306681.6
1) Yes69218.4
Missing255 
TOTAL3758100.0
218) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
TOTAL%
0) No293578.1
1) Yes82321.9
Missing255 
TOTAL3758100.0
219) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) No306381.5
1) Yes69518.5
Missing255 
TOTAL3758100.0
220) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)
TOTAL%
0) No336389.5
1) Yes39510.5
Missing255 
TOTAL3758100.0
221) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - United Methodist Church (UMC)
TOTAL%
0) No316484.2
1) Yes59415.8
Missing255 
TOTAL3758100.0
222) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - United Church of Christ (UCC)
TOTAL%
0) No308582.1
1) Yes67317.9
Missing255 
TOTAL3758100.0
223) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - I do not know. (NOTKNOW)
TOTAL%
0) No375899.5
1) Yes190.5
Missing236 
TOTAL3777100.0
224) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How important is it to you to attend a church of the denomination you marked above? (ATTDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) It's extremely important to me93424.8
2) It's important to me141137.4
3) It's somewhat important to me73419.5
4) It's not too important to me3358.9
5) It's not important at all3559.4
Missing244 
TOTAL3769100.0
225) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How satisfied are you with the denomination your church is affiliated with? (SATDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied170045.2
2) Satisfied145038.6
3) Somewhat satisfied50813.5
4) Dissatisfied792.1
5) Very dissatisfied230.6
Missing253 
TOTAL3760100.0
226) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: If you moved to another city that had many churches from which to choose, would you attend a church of the same denomination you now attend? (SAMDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, absolutely130334.5
2) Yes, probably182848.3
3) Maybe55014.5
4) Probably not812.1
5) No200.5
Missing231 
TOTAL3782100.0
227) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: What is the highest level of education you have completed? (EDUCATIO)
TOTAL%
1) Completed some grade school160.4
2) Completed grade school802.2
3) Took some high school1875.2
4) Completed high school99927.9
5) Went to vocational school2166.0
6) Took some college79722.2
7) Completed college53615.0
8) Did some graduate or professional degree work2858.0
9) Completed a graduate or professional degree46713.0
Missing430 
TOTAL3583100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: How much did your family or household earn in 1987? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $7,0001774.9
2) $7,000 - $12,0002928.1
3) $12,001 -$16,0003018.4
4) $16,001 - $20,0002978.3
5) $20,001 - $25,00043312.0
6) $25,001 - $38,00078021.7
7) $38,001 - $50,00065718.3
8) $50,001 - $75,00045512.6
9) $75,001 - $100,0001213.4
10) More than $100,000852.4
Missing415 
TOTAL3598100.0
229) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: Which of the following best applies to you? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single and never married2316.2
2) Single, but living with someone in a committed relationship180.5
3) Married260769.7
4) Divorced, now single1684.5
5) Divorced and remarried2496.7
6) Widowed, now single39310.5
7) Widowed and remarried571.5
8) Separated190.5
Missing271 
TOTAL3742100.0
230) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: What is your political party preference? (POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat45612.3
2) Not very strong Democrat53614.5
3) Independent, close to Democrat37310.1
4) Independent, no preference53514.4
5) Independent, close to Republican46112.4
6) No very strong Republican66918.1
7) Strong Republican67518.2
Missing308 
TOTAL3705100.0
231) Which of the following best describes your political orientation? (POLORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal250.7
2) Liberal3328.7
3) Slightly liberal3228.4
4) Moderate144337.7
5) Slightly conservative79620.8
6) Conservative83121.7
7) Extremely conservative782.0
Missing186 
TOTAL3827100.0
232) How many people belong to your church? (NUMCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 10058714.9
2) 100-200119230.3
3) 201-500137234.8
4) 501-99953013.5
5) 1,000 or more2596.6
Missing73 
TOTAL3940100.0
233) How well do you think your church does at making a difference in the lives of the following - Children (grades 1-6) (KIDSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor852.2
2) Fair2767.2
3) OK38010.0
4) Good106127.8
5) Very good119831.4
6) Excellent64817.0
7) Outstanding1674.4
Missing198 
TOTAL3815100.0
234) How well do you think your church does at making a difference in the lives of the following - Teen-agers? (TEENSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor3078.1
2) Fair52713.9
3) OK49913.1
4) Good102527.0
5) Very good88523.3
6) Excellent40910.8
7) Outstanding1463.8
Missing215 
TOTAL3798100.0
235) How well do you think your church does at making a difference in the lives of the following - Adults? (ADULTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor711.8
2) Fair2787.1
3) OK46411.9
4) Good114229.3
5) Very good119130.6
6) Excellent58515.0
7) Outstanding1654.2
Missing117 
TOTAL3896100.0
236) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Talk with your mother about religious faith. (MOMFTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely105327.9
2) Sometimes199052.8
3) Often72719.3
Missing243 
TOTAL3770100.0
237) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Talk with your father about religious faith. (DADFTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely218958.6
2) Sometimes123133.0
3) Often3158.4
Missing278 
TOTAL3735100.0
238) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Talk with other relatives about religious faith. (RELFTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely206355.5
2) Sometimes136836.8
3) Often2887.7
Missing294 
TOTAL3719100.0
239) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - See your mother go to church, pray, or do other religious things. (MOMPRAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely50113.3
2) Sometimes79821.3
3) Often245665.4
Missing258 
TOTAL3755100.0
240) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - See your father go to church, pray, or do other religious things. (DADPRAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely122232.8
2) Sometimes86723.3
3) Often163743.9
Missing287 
TOTAL3726100.0
241) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Have family devotions, prayer, or Bible reading at home. (FAMPRAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely223759.7
2) Sometimes96025.6
3) Often54914.7
Missing267 
TOTAL3746100.0
242) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Have family projects to help other people. (FAMPROJ1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely180248.6
2) Sometimes146539.5
3) Often44011.9
Missing306 
TOTAL3707100.0
243) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Attend worship services at a church. (GOWRSHP1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely2907.7
2) Sometimes83922.4
3) Often262269.9
Missing262 
TOTAL3751100.0
244) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Participate in a church youth group. (YTHGRP1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely105328.7
2) Sometimes92425.2
3) Often168846.1
Missing348 
TOTAL3665100.0
245) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Attend church school, Sunday school, Bible studies, or other classes at church. (ACHURCH1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely3399.0
2) Sometimes71519.0
3) Often270071.9
Missing259 
TOTAL3754100.0
246) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Go to a church camp or work camp. (GOCAMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely277274.9
2) Sometimes52414.2
3) Often40711.0
Missing310 
TOTAL3703100.0
247) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Go to religious revivals or rallies. (ATRALLY1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely233963.3
2) Sometimes90624.5
3) Often44912.2
Missing319 
TOTAL3694100.0
248) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Experience the feeling that adults in a church cared about you. (ADLCARE1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely73219.8
2) Sometimes151541.0
3) Often144639.2
Missing320 
TOTAL3693100.0
249) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Help to lead programs, classes, or events at a church. (LEADR1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely242866.6
2) Sometimes87424.0
3) Often3439.4
Missing368 
TOTAL3645100.0
250) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Participate in youth organizations such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire, 4-H, etc. (YTHORG1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely166444.8
2) Sometimes81121.8
3) Often123733.3
Missing301 
TOTAL3712100.0
251) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Participate in a religious youth organization or group that was not part of a church. (RELYORG1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely325888.2
2) Sometimes3228.7
3) Often1123.0
Missing321 
TOTAL3692100.0
252) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Participate in projects to help other people. (HELPPRO1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely231462.6
2) Sometimes116131.4
3) Often2206.0
Missing318 
TOTAL3695100.0
253) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Talk with your best friends about God or faith. (BSTFRND1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely201354.9
2) Sometimes137237.4
3) Often2797.6
Missing349 
TOTAL3664100.0
254) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Read the Bible or pray by yourself. (BIBSELF1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely136237.1
2) Sometimes167545.6
3) Often63417.3
Missing342 
TOTAL3671100.0
255) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Participate in a church choir or musical group. (DOMUSIC1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely196453.9
2) Sometimes77521.3
3) Often90524.8
Missing369 
TOTAL3644100.0
256) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Experience the feeling that other youth at your church cared about you. (OTHCARE1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely109229.8
2) Sometimes159143.4
3) Often98226.8
Missing348 
TOTAL3665100.0
257) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Watch religious programs on TV or listen to religious programs on the radio. (RELPROG1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely283076.5
2) Sometimes70319.0
3) Often1644.4
Missing316 
TOTAL3697100.0
258) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Participate in church plays or dramas. (CHDRAMA1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely181549.5
2) Sometimes132736.2
3) Often52514.3
Missing346 
TOTAL3667100.0
259) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Go to your church after school or no weekends just to have fun. (HAVEFUN1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely263671.9
2) Sometimes79521.7
3) Often2376.5
Missing345 
TOTAL3668100.0
260) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Go to church programs or events that included children and adults together. (KIDADEV1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely110429.8
2) Sometimes172246.5
3) Often87823.7
Missing309 
TOTAL3704100.0
261) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Assist in worship services at a church. (ASSTSER1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely255869.5
2) Sometimes84122.8
3) Often2827.7
Missing332 
TOTAL3681100.0
262) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Read and study about the Christian faith. (STDYFTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely122733.5
2) Sometimes159643.6
3) Often83622.8
Missing354 
TOTAL3659100.0
263) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Try to bring the Gospel of Jesus to non-believers. (EVANGEL1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely304582.7
2) Sometimes55715.1
3) Often792.1
Missing332 
TOTAL3681100.0
264) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 5-12? - Participate in local or national efforts to promote social justice or peace. (SOCLJUS1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely348294.4
2) Sometimes1804.9
3) Often250.7
Missing326 
TOTAL3687100.0
265) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Talk with your mother about religious faith. (MOMFTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely106028.3
2) Sometimes206355.0
3) Often62916.8
Missing261 
TOTAL3752100.0
266) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Talk with your father about religious faith. (DADFTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely211556.9
2) Sometimes124933.6
3) Often3549.5
Missing295 
TOTAL3718100.0
267) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Talk with other relatives about religious faith. (RELFTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely185149.6
2) Sometimes155041.5
3) Often3318.9
Missing281 
TOTAL3732100.0
268) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - See your mother go to church, pray, or do other religious things. (MOMPRAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely54614.6
2) Sometimes79621.3
3) Often240364.2
Missing268 
TOTAL3745100.0
269) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - See your father go to church, pray, or do other religious things. (DADPRAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely126534.0
2) Sometimes84122.6
3) Often161243.4
Missing295 
TOTAL3718100.0
270) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Have family devotions, prayer, or Bible reading at home. (FAMPRAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely233462.1
2) Sometimes94225.1
3) Often48012.8
Missing257 
TOTAL3756100.0
271) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Have family projects to help other people. (FAMPROJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely173946.8
2) Sometimes151840.8
3) Often46212.4
Missing294 
TOTAL3719100.0
272) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Attend worship services at a church. (GOWRSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely2456.5
2) Sometimes85022.5
3) Often268471.0
Missing234 
TOTAL3779100.0
273) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Participate in a church youth group. (YTHGRP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely71819.1
2) Sometimes92824.7
3) Often210556.1
Missing262 
TOTAL3751100.0
274) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Attend church school, Sunday school, Bible studies, or other classes at church. (ACHURCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely38410.2
2) Sometimes81921.7
3) Often256768.1
Missing243 
TOTAL3770100.0
275) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Go to a church camp or work camp. (GOCAMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely243965.4
2) Sometimes73419.7
3) Often55414.9
Missing286 
TOTAL3727100.0
276) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Go to religious revivals or rallies. (ATRALLY2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely210556.4
2) Sometimes107728.9
3) Often54914.7
Missing282 
TOTAL3731100.0
277) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Experience the feeling that adults in a church cared about you. (ADLCARE2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely61416.4
2) Sometimes154741.4
3) Often157642.2
Missing276 
TOTAL3737100.0
278) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Help to lead programs, classes, or events at a church. (LEADR2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely163244.2
2) Sometimes115931.4
3) Often90324.4
Missing319 
TOTAL3694100.0
279) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Participate in youth organizations such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire, 4-H, etc. (YTHORG2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely190051.1
2) Sometimes83022.3
3) Often98926.6
Missing294 
TOTAL3719100.0
280) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Participate in a religious youth organization or group that was not part of a church. (RELYORG2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely298280.2
2) Sometimes48613.1
3) Often2526.8
Missing293 
TOTAL3720100.0
281) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Participate in projects to help other people. (HELPPRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely176647.4
2) Sometimes163643.9
3) Often3268.7
Missing285 
TOTAL3728100.0
282) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Talk with your best friends about God or faith. (BSTFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely133535.8
2) Sometimes193151.8
3) Often46512.5
Missing282 
TOTAL3731100.0
283) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Read the Bible or pray by yourself. (BIBSELF2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely71119.1
2) Sometimes199453.6
3) Often101627.3
Missing292 
TOTAL3721100.0
284) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Participate in a church choir or musical group. (DOMUSIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely163744.2
2) Sometimes77120.8
3) Often129234.9
Missing313 
TOTAL3700100.0
285) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Experience the feeling that other youth at your church cared about you. (OTHCARE2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely85522.9
2) Sometimes161543.2
3) Often126733.9
Missing276 
TOTAL3737100.0
286) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Watch religious programs on TV or listen to religious programs on the radio. (RELPROG2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely252567.6
2) Sometimes99426.6
3) Often2175.8
Missing277 
TOTAL3736100.0
287) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Participate in church plays or dramas. (CHDRAMA2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely181548.8
2) Sometimes134736.2
3) Often55514.9
Missing296 
TOTAL3717100.0
288) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Go to your church after school or no weekends just to have fun. (HAVEFUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely235763.8
2) Sometimes96026.0
3) Often37510.2
Missing321 
TOTAL3692100.0
289) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Go to church programs or events that included children and adults together. (KIDADEV2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely97526.1
2) Sometimes181648.5
3) Often95125.4
Missing271 
TOTAL3742100.0
290) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Assist in worship services at a church. (ASSTSER2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely186750.1
2) Sometimes124733.4
3) Often61616.5
Missing283 
TOTAL3730100.0
291) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Read and study about the Christian faith. (STDYFTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely75520.3
2) Sometimes191651.5
3) Often104728.2
Missing295 
TOTAL3718100.0
292) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Try to bring the Gospel of Jesus to non-believers. (EVANGEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely260870.2
2) Sometimes94025.3
3) Often1674.5
Missing298 
TOTAL3715100.0
293) When you were growing up, how often, if ever, did the following occur for ages 13-18? - Participate in local or national efforts to promote social justice or peace. (SOCLJUS2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely316085.0
2) Sometimes47312.7
3) Often832.2
Missing297 
TOTAL3716100.0
294) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Attend worship services at a church. (ATTEND1)
TOTAL%
1) Low77221.4
2) Medium107629.8
3) High176348.8
Missing402 
TOTAL3611100.0
295) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Participated in Christian education programs and events at a church. (CHREDUC1)
TOTAL%
1) Low184252.3
2) Medium88225.1
3) High79522.6
Missing494 
TOTAL3519100.0
296) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Participated in Bible studies, or religious programs or groups outside of your church. (BIBSTDY1)
TOTAL%
1) Low273180.1
2) Medium46113.5
3) High2196.4
Missing602 
TOTAL3411100.0
297) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Experienced the care, love, and support of other people in a church. (EXPCARE1)
TOTAL%
1) Low113232.3
2) Medium131437.4
3) High106430.3
Missing503 
TOTAL3510100.0
298) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Participated as a leader at a church. (LEADER1)
TOTAL%
1) Low210163.1
2) Medium67920.4
3) High54916.5
Missing684 
TOTAL3329100.0
299) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Assisted in worship services at a church. (ASSIST1)
TOTAL%
1) Low194856.5
2) Medium71120.6
3) High78722.8
Missing567 
TOTAL3446100.0
300) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Read the Bible by yourself. (READBIB1)
TOTAL%
1) Low179750.9
2) Medium110231.2
3) High63317.9
Missing481 
TOTAL3532100.0
301) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Prayed by yourself. (PRAYED1)
TOTAL%
1) Low86324.4
2) Medium127836.1
3) High139739.5
Missing475 
TOTAL3538100.0
302) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Talked with your best friends about your faith. (TKFRND1)
TOTAL%
1) Low200157.1
2) Medium105130.0
3) High45212.9
Missing509 
TOTAL3504100.0
303) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Attended religious revivals or rallies. (GORALLY1)
TOTAL%
1) Low262577.9
2) Medium46913.9
3) High2768.2
Missing643 
TOTAL3370100.0
304) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Watched religious programs on TV or listened to religious programs on the radio. (WATCHTV1)
TOTAL%
1) Low271179.1
2) Medium55316.1
3) High1634.8
Missing586 
TOTAL3427100.0
305) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Read and studied about the Christian faith. (STDYFT1)
TOTAL%
1) Low173649.2
2) Medium126936.0
3) High52114.8
Missing487 
TOTAL3526100.0
306) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Tried to bring the Gospel of Jesus to non-believers. (EVANGL1)
TOTAL%
1) Low273079.6
2) Medium55816.3
3) High1404.1
Missing585 
TOTAL3428100.0
307) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Provided help, care, and support to others in your church. (GIVCARE1)
TOTAL%
1) Low178451.1
2) Medium125936.0
3) High45012.9
Missing520 
TOTAL3493100.0
308) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Provided help to needy people in your town or city. (HELPOTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Low203360.1
2) Medium111332.9
3) High2397.1
Missing628 
TOTAL3385100.0
309) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Participated in local, national, or international efforts to promote social justice or peace. (SOCJUST1)
TOTAL%
1) Low294788.5
2) Medium2918.7
3) High912.7
Missing684 
TOTAL3329100.0
310) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 20-29 - Had close friends who were deeply religious. (RELFRND1)
TOTAL%
1) Low134338.2
2) Medium118233.6
3) High99128.2
Missing497 
TOTAL3516100.0
311) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Attend worship services at a church. (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
1) Low2698.2
2) Medium79724.3
3) High221367.5
Missing734 
TOTAL3279100.0
312) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Participated in Christian education programs and events at a church. (CHREDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Low117136.3
2) Medium94929.4
3) High110734.3
Missing786 
TOTAL3227100.0
313) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Participated in Bible studies, or religious programs or groups outside of your church. (BIBSTDY2)
TOTAL%
1) Low229974.1
2) Medium49616.0
3) High3069.9
Missing912 
TOTAL3101100.0
314) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Experienced the care, love, and support of other people in a church. (EXPCARE2)
TOTAL%
1) Low58618.3
2) Medium124338.7
3) High138143.0
Missing803 
TOTAL3210100.0
315) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Participated as a leader at a church. (LEADER2)
TOTAL%
1) Low132943.4
2) Medium73524.0
3) High100032.6
Missing949 
TOTAL3064100.0
316) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Assisted in worship services at a church. (ASSIST2)
TOTAL%
1) Low126039.9
2) Medium78424.8
3) High111735.3
Missing852 
TOTAL3161100.0
317) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Read the Bible by yourself. (READBIB2)
TOTAL%
1) Low126039.0
2) Medium122537.9
3) High74823.1
Missing780 
TOTAL3233100.0
318) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Prayed by yourself. (PRAYED2)
TOTAL%
1) Low48314.9
2) Medium118536.6
3) High156748.4
Missing778 
TOTAL3235100.0
319) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Talked with your best friends about your faith. (TKFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) Low144445.1
2) Medium117436.6
3) High58618.3
Missing809 
TOTAL3204100.0
320) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Attended religious revivals or rallies. (GORALLY2)
TOTAL%
1) Low226973.6
2) Medium52216.9
3) High2909.4
Missing932 
TOTAL3081100.0
321) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Watched religious programs on TV or listened to religious programs on the radio. (WATCHTV2)
TOTAL%
1) Low225271.0
2) Medium68721.7
3) High2337.3
Missing841 
TOTAL3172100.0
322) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Read and studied about the Christian faith. (STDYFT2)
TOTAL%
1) Low112934.9
2) Medium143344.3
3) High67120.8
Missing780 
TOTAL3233100.0
323) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Tried to bring the Gospel of Jesus to non-believers. (EVANGL2)
TOTAL%
1) Low227072.0
2) Medium69922.2
3) High1845.8
Missing860 
TOTAL3153100.0
324) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Provided help, care, and support to others in your church. (GIVCARE2)
TOTAL%
1) Low103532.3
2) Medium151047.2
3) High65520.5
Missing813 
TOTAL3200100.0
325) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Provided help to needy people in your town or city. (HELPOTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Low138244.5
2) Medium134443.3
3) High37912.2
Missing908 
TOTAL3105100.0
326) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Participated in local, national, or international efforts to promote social justice or peace. (SOCJUST2)
TOTAL%
1) Low257684.6
2) Medium37712.4
3) High923.0
Missing968 
TOTAL3045100.0
327) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Had close friends who were deeply religious. (RELFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) Low78724.5
2) Medium125839.1
3) High117136.4
Missing797 
TOTAL3216100.0
328) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Attend worship services at a church. (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
1) Low1546.0
2) Medium44217.1
3) High198576.9
Missing1432 
TOTAL2581100.0
329) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Participated in Christian education programs and events at a church. (CHREDUC3)
TOTAL%
1) Low78831.1
2) Medium72828.8
3) High101640.1
Missing1481 
TOTAL2532100.0
330) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Participated in Bible studies, or religious programs or groups outside of your church. (BIBSTDY3)
TOTAL%
1) Low172470.9
2) Medium41617.1
3) High29011.9
Missing1583 
TOTAL2430100.0
331) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Experienced the care, love, and support of other people in a church. (EXPCARE3)
TOTAL%
1) Low36114.4
2) Medium86134.3
3) High129051.4
Missing1501 
TOTAL2512100.0
332) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Participated as a leader at a church. (LEADER3)
TOTAL%
1) Low88637.1
2) Medium55823.4
3) High94339.5
Missing1626 
TOTAL2387100.0
333) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 30-39 - Assisted in worship services at a church. (ASSIST3)
TOTAL%
1) Low80932.8
2) Medium59023.9
3) High107143.4
Missing1543 
TOTAL2470100.0
334) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Read the Bible by yourself. (READBIB3)
TOTAL%
1) Low78830.9
2) Medium98038.4
3) High78230.7
Missing1463 
TOTAL2550100.0
335) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Prayed by yourself. (PRAYED3)
TOTAL%
1) Low2499.8
2) Medium83933.1
3) High144557.0
Missing1480 
TOTAL2533100.0
336) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Talked with your best friends about your faith. (TKFRND3)
TOTAL%
1) Low93737.1
2) Medium95537.8
3) High63525.1
Missing1486 
TOTAL2527100.0
337) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Attended religious revivals or rallies. (GORALLY3)
TOTAL%
1) Low168870.2
2) Medium42617.7
3) High29012.1
Missing1609 
TOTAL2404100.0
338) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Watched religious programs on TV or listened to religious programs on the radio. (WATCHTV3)
TOTAL%
1) Low159963.6
2) Medium62825.0
3) High28611.4
Missing1500 
TOTAL2513100.0
339) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Read and studied about the Christian faith. (STDYFTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Low72028.3
2) Medium110543.4
3) High72328.4
Missing1465 
TOTAL2548100.0
340) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Tried to bring the Gospel of Jesus to non-believers. (EVANGL3)
TOTAL%
1) Low162365.5
2) Medium65026.2
3) High2048.2
Missing1536 
TOTAL2477100.0
341) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Provided help, care, and support to others in your church. (GIVCARE3)
TOTAL%
1) Low60924.1
2) Medium121247.9
3) High70928.0
Missing1483 
TOTAL2530100.0
342) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Provided help to needy people in your town or city. (HELPOTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Low83034.0
2) Medium117248.0
3) High43918.0
Missing1572 
TOTAL2441100.0
343) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Participated in local, national, or international efforts to promote social justice or peace. (SOCJUST3)
TOTAL%
1) Low192381.1
2) Medium35414.9
3) High954.0
Missing1641 
TOTAL2372100.0
344) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 40-49 - Had close friends who were deeply religious. (RELFRND3)
TOTAL%
1) Low43517.1
2) Medium93436.8
3) High116946.1
Missing1475 
TOTAL2538100.0
345) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Attend worship services at a church. (ATTEND4)
TOTAL%
1) Low794.2
2) Medium21711.5
3) High159784.4
Missing2120 
TOTAL1893100.0
346) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Participated in Christian education programs and events at a church. (CHREDUC4)
TOTAL%
1) Low53829.3
2) Medium52028.4
3) High77642.3
Missing2179 
TOTAL1834100.0
347) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Participated in Bible studies, or religious programs or groups outside of your church. (BIBSTDY4)
TOTAL%
1) Low116466.6
2) Medium32418.5
3) High26014.9
Missing2265 
TOTAL1748100.0
348) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Experienced the care, love, and support of other people in a church. (EXPCARE4)
TOTAL%
1) Low1638.9
2) Medium54529.8
3) High112261.3
Missing2183 
TOTAL1830100.0
349) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Participated as a leader at a church. (LEADER4)
TOTAL%
1) Low61035.2
2) Medium41523.9
3) High70940.9
Missing2279 
TOTAL1734100.0
350) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Assisted in worship services at a church. (ASSIST4)
TOTAL%
1) Low53129.7
2) Medium38021.2
3) High87949.1
Missing2223 
TOTAL1790100.0
351) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Read the Bible by yourself. (READBIB4)
TOTAL%
1) Low46124.6
2) Medium66635.5
3) High74839.9
Missing2138 
TOTAL1875100.0
352) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Prayed by yourself. (PRAYED4)
TOTAL%
1) Low1488.0
2) Medium47025.4
3) High123566.6
Missing2160 
TOTAL1853100.0
353) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Talked with your best friends about your faith. (TKFRND4)
TOTAL%
1) Low56630.7
2) Medium67236.5
3) High60532.8
Missing2170 
TOTAL1843100.0
354) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Attended religious revivals or rallies. (GORALLY4)
TOTAL%
1) Low114165.9
2) Medium34720.0
3) High24314.0
Missing2282 
TOTAL1731100.0
355) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Watched religious programs on TV or listened to religious programs on the radio. (WATCHTV4)
TOTAL%
1) Low97953.6
2) Medium51228.0
3) High33718.4
Missing2185 
TOTAL1828100.0
356) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Read and studied about the Christian faith. (STDYFTH4)
TOTAL%
1) Low44323.9
2) Medium73739.7
3) High67636.4
Missing2157 
TOTAL1856100.0
357) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Tried to bring the Gospel of Jesus to non-believers. (EVANGL4)
TOTAL%
1) Low106559.2
2) Medium53129.5
3) High20211.2
Missing2215 
TOTAL1798100.0
358) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Provided help, care, and support to others in your church. (GIVCARE4)
TOTAL%
1) Low32617.5
2) Medium87346.9
3) High66135.5
Missing2153 
TOTAL1860100.0
359) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Provided help to needy people in your town or city. (HELPOTH4)
TOTAL%
1) Low45625.5
2) Medium89250.0
3) High43724.5
Missing2228 
TOTAL1785100.0
360) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Participated in local, national, or international efforts to promote social justice or peace. (SOCJUST4)
TOTAL%
1) Low131977.3
2) Medium29217.1
3) High965.6
Missing2306 
TOTAL1707100.0
361) How often have you done the following in your life, ages 50-64 - Had close friends who were deeply religious. (RELFRND4)
TOTAL%
1) Low24113.0
2) Medium59532.1
3) High101754.9
Missing2160 
TOTAL1853100.0
362) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 20-29 - The strength of my religious faith. (FAITH1)
TOTAL%
1) Low89824.9
2) Medium164845.7
3) High105829.4
Missing409 
TOTAL3604100.0
363) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 20-29 - My involvement in a church. (CHURCH1)
TOTAL%
1) Low132737.4
2) Medium123634.8
3) High98827.8
Missing462 
TOTAL3551100.0
364) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 20-29 - Stress or problems in my life. (STRESS1)
TOTAL%
1) Low128736.5
2) Medium143140.6
3) High81023.0
Missing485 
TOTAL3528100.0
365) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 20-29 - My personal happiness. (HAPPY1)
TOTAL%
1) Low2848.0
2) Medium145241.0
3) High180250.9
Missing475 
TOTAL3538100.0
366) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 30-39 - The strength of my religious faith. (FAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Low2788.5
2) Medium151046.0
3) High149645.6
Missing729 
TOTAL3284100.0
367) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 30-39 - My involvement in a church. (CHURCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Low51815.9
2) Medium119436.6
3) High154847.5
Missing753 
TOTAL3260100.0
368) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 30-39 - Stress or problems in my life. (STRESS2)
TOTAL%
1) Low81725.2
2) Medium143444.2
3) High99530.7
Missing767 
TOTAL3246100.0
369) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 30-39 - My personal happiness. (HAPPY2)
TOTAL%
1) Low2046.3
2) Medium120537.4
3) High181556.3
Missing789 
TOTAL3224100.0
370) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 40-49 - The strength of my religious faith. (FAITH3)
TOTAL%
1) Low1254.8
2) Medium81231.4
3) High164763.7
Missing1429 
TOTAL2584100.0
371) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 40-49 - My involvement in a church. (CHURCH3)
TOTAL%
1) Low27110.6
2) Medium76730.0
3) High151959.4
Missing1456 
TOTAL2557100.0
372) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 40-49 - Stress or problems in my life. (STRESS3)
TOTAL%
1) Low60523.8
2) Medium103340.7
3) High90335.5
Missing1472 
TOTAL2541100.0
373) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 40-49 - My personal happiness. (HAPPY3)
TOTAL%
1) Low1485.8
2) Medium88935.1
3) High149359.0
Missing1483 
TOTAL2530100.0
374) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 50-64 - The strength of my religious faith. (FAITH4)
TOTAL%
1) Low452.4
2) Medium37619.9
3) High146877.7
Missing2124 
TOTAL1889100.0
375) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 50-64 - My involvement in a church. (CHURCH4)
TOTAL%
1) Low1508.0
2) Medium43923.3
3) High129768.8
Missing2127 
TOTAL1886100.0
376) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 50-64 - Stress or problems in my life. (STRESS4)
TOTAL%
1) Low54829.4
2) Medium68636.8
3) High62933.8
Missing2150 
TOTAL1863100.0
377) During your life, would you say each of the following has been low, medium, or high? For ages 50-64 - My personal happiness. (HAPPY4)
TOTAL%
1) Low1005.4
2) Medium54229.0
3) High122465.6
Missing2147 
TOTAL1866100.0
378) Does your husband or wife attend the same church you do? (SPATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes275688.6
2) No35611.4
Missing901 
TOTAL3112100.0
379) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO SAID NO TO ATTENDING THE SAME CHURCH AS SPOUSE: Which of the following best applies to your husband or wife? (ATTENDSP)
TOTAL%
1) Attends a Catholic church5313.3
2) Attends another Protestant church5513.8
3) Attends a non-denominational church30.8
5) Does not attend a church28772.1
Missing3615 
TOTAL398100.0
380) How many years have you attended this church? (YRSATTND)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year2045.2
2) 2 years1965.0
3) 3 years1864.7
4) 4-5 years3168.1
5) 6-10 years54313.8
6) 11-20 years70918.1
7) More than 20 years177045.1
Missing89 
TOTAL3924100.0
381) How active have you been in church in the following age group - Ages 5-12. (CHACTIV1)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all active63318.4
2) Somewhat active110432.1
3) Active95227.7
4) Very active74521.7
Missing579 
TOTAL3434100.0
382) How active have you been in church in the following age group - Ages 13-18. (CHACTIV2)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all active42712.3
2) Somewhat active109931.7
3) Active104130.0
4) Very active90526.1
Missing541 
TOTAL3472100.0
383) How active have you been in church in the following age group - Ages 20-29. (CHACTIV3)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all active64918.3
2) Somewhat active120434.0
3) Active102528.9
4) Very active66618.8
Missing469 
TOTAL3544100.0
384) How active have you been in church in the following age group - Ages 30-39. (CHACTIV4)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all active2477.5
2) Somewhat active71921.8
3) Active119936.4
4) Very active113034.3
Missing718 
TOTAL3295100.0
385) How active have you been in church in the following age group - Ages 40-49 (CHACTIV5)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all active1335.1
2) Somewhat active48218.3
3) Active87233.2
4) Very active114243.4
Missing1384 
TOTAL2629100.0
386) How active have you been in church in the following age group - Ages 50-64 (CHACTIV6)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all active804.1
2) Somewhat active27714.4
3) Active62732.5
4) Very active94649.0
Missing2083 
TOTAL1930100.0
387) How active have you been in church in the following age group - Ages 65 or older. (CHACTIV7)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all active404.0
2) Somewhat active17217.1
3) Active32131.9
4) Very active47347.0
Missing3007 
TOTAL1006100.0
388) How many years from 1st through 12th grades did you attend a church-related or religious school? (CHSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) None339087.4
2) 1-3 years1082.8
3) 4-6 years631.6
4) 7-9 years1142.9
5) 10-12 years2025.2
Missing136 
TOTAL3877100.0
389) Did you attend a church-related or religiously-oriented college? (CHCOLLEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49912.9
2) No230259.6
3) I did not go to college106027.5
Missing152 
TOTAL3861100.0
390) How religious or spiritual would you say your spouse is? (RELSPOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Not very religious34911.4
2) Somewhat religious149148.5
3) Very religious123240.1
Missing941 
TOTAL3072100.0
391) How religious or spiritual are your 3 or 4 best friends? (FRNDSREL)
TOTAL%
1) Not very religious2556.6
2) Somewhat religious226158.5
3) Very religious135134.9
Missing146 
TOTAL3867100.0
392) How religious or spiritual are your co-workers? (COWRKREL)
TOTAL%
1) Not very religious56424.5
2) Somewhat religious142862.0
3) Very religious31213.5
Missing1709 
TOTAL2304100.0
393) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Travel to another country outside North America? (TRAVEL1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79020.2
2) No312179.8
Missing102 
TOTAL3911100.0
394) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Travel to 5 or more U.S. states? (TRAVEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes233559.7
2) No157740.3
Missing101 
TOTAL3912100.0
395) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Great stress in a job or the loss of a job. (JOBLOSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes145837.7
2) No240962.3
Missing146 
TOTAL3867100.0
396) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - A career change. (JOBCHANG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89023.1
2) No297076.9
Missing153 
TOTAL3860100.0
397) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - A serious health problem, yourself? (YOURHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83721.5
2) No305378.5
Missing123 
TOTAL3890100.0
398) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - A serious health problem, a loved one? (HLTHOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes195950.5
2) No192049.5
Missing134 
TOTAL3879100.0
399) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - The death of a loved one. (EXPDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes176645.7
2) No209654.3
Missing151 
TOTAL3862100.0
400) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - A great deal of sadness? (SADNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes144037.4
2) No241362.6
Missing160 
TOTAL3853100.0
401) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - A great deal of joy? (EXPJOY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes245864.8
2) No133635.2
Missing219 
TOTAL3794100.0
402) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Financial hardship? (MONEYWOE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99525.8
2) No285974.2
Missing159 
TOTAL3854100.0
403) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Financial success. (MONEYYEA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes139736.9
2) No239363.1
Missing223 
TOTAL3790100.0
404) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Divorce or separation? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1564.0
2) No370096.0
Missing157 
TOTAL3856100.0
405) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - The birth of a child to me and my spouse? (EXPBIRTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3689.5
2) No349890.5
Missing147 
TOTAL3866100.0
406) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - A personal problem with alcohol or drugs. (YOUDRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes992.6
2) No377497.4
Missing140 
TOTAL3873100.0
407) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - A family problem with alcohol or drugs. (FAMDRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58015.0
2) No329285.0
Missing141 
TOTAL3872100.0
408) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Marriage. (EXPMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3068.0
2) No351892.0
Missing189 
TOTAL3824100.0
409) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - A move to another town or city. (EXPMOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42611.0
2) No344189.0
Missing146 
TOTAL3867100.0
410) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Legal problems (LEGALPRB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3368.7
2) No352391.3
Missing154 
TOTAL3859100.0
411) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Trouble with raising a child. (KIDTROUB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54414.1
2) No330985.9
Missing160 
TOTAL3853100.0
412) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Being a victim of crime. (VICTIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2195.7
2) No361894.3
Missing176 
TOTAL3837100.0
413) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Receiving a lot of love and support from people outside of my church. (OTHLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes254766.0
2) No131434.0
Missing152 
TOTAL3861100.0
414) During the last 2 or 3 years, have you experienced the following - Receiving a lot of love and support from people in my church. (CHLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes286274.0
2) No100426.0
Missing147 
TOTAL3866100.0
415) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious reduction in the strength of your faith - Ages 13-15 (EXPFTH1)
TOTAL%
0) No364693.9
1) Yes2366.1
Missing131 
TOTAL3882100.0
416) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious reduction in the strength of your faith - Ages 16-18 (EXPFTH2)
TOTAL%
0) No339587.5
1) Yes48712.5
Missing131 
TOTAL3882100.0
417) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious reduction in the strength of your faith - Ages 19-24 (EXPFTH3)
TOTAL%
0) No295676.1
1) Yes92623.9
Missing131 
TOTAL3882100.0
418) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious reduction in the strength of your faith - Ages 25-29 (EXPFTH4)
TOTAL%
0) No340487.7
1) Yes47812.3
Missing131 
TOTAL3882100.0
419) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious reduction in the strength of your faith - Ages 30-39 (EXPFTH5)
TOTAL%
0) No358292.3
1) Yes3007.7
Missing131 
TOTAL3882100.0
420) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious reduction in the strength of your faith - Ages 40-49 (EXPFTH6)
TOTAL%
0) No367994.8
1) Yes2035.2
Missing131 
TOTAL3882100.0
421) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious reduction in the strength of your faith - Ages 50-64 (EXPFTH7)
TOTAL%
0) No378997.6
1) Yes932.4
Missing131 
TOTAL3882100.0
422) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious reduction in the strength of your faith - Ages 65 or older. (EXPFTH8)
TOTAL%
0) No384899.1
1) Yes340.9
Missing131 
TOTAL3882100.0
423) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious reduction in the strength of your faith - Never. (EXPFTH9)
TOTAL%
0) No186348.0
1) Yes201952.0
Missing131 
TOTAL3882100.0
424) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious growth in the strength of your faith - Ages 13-15 (GRWFTH1)
TOTAL%
0) No339489.6
1) Yes39210.4
Missing227 
TOTAL3786100.0
425) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious growth in the strength of your faith - Ages 16-18 (GRWFTH2)
TOTAL%
0) No343990.8
1) Yes3479.2
Missing227 
TOTAL3786100.0
426) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious growth in the strength of your faith - Ages 19-24 (GRWFTH3)
TOTAL%
0) No331787.6
1) Yes46912.4
Missing227 
TOTAL3786100.0
427) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious growth in the strength of your faith - Ages 25-29 (GRWFTH4)
TOTAL%
0) No306380.9
1) Yes72319.1
Missing227 
TOTAL3786100.0
428) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious growth in the strength of your faith - Ages 30-39 (GRWFTH5)
TOTAL%
0) No247465.3
1) Yes131234.7
Missing227 
TOTAL3786100.0
429) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious growth in the strength of your faith - Ages 40-49 (GRWFTH6)
TOTAL%
0) No278673.6
1) Yes100026.4
Missing227 
TOTAL3786100.0
430) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious growth in the strength of your faith - Ages 50-64 (GRWFTH7)
TOTAL%
0) No289076.3
1) Yes89623.7
Missing227 
TOTAL3786100.0
431) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious growth in the strength of your faith - Ages 65 or older. (GRWFTH8)
TOTAL%
0) No337989.2
1) Yes40710.8
Missing227 
TOTAL3786100.0
432) During the following age period, have you experienced a serious growth in the strength of your faith - Never. (GRWFTH9)
TOTAL%
0) No338489.4
1) Yes40210.6
Missing227 
TOTAL3786100.0
433) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - My mother (INFMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No142340.7
1) Yes207659.3
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
434) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - My father (INFDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No238868.2
1) Yes111131.8
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
435) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A grandparent (INFGRPAR)
TOTAL%
0) No293884.0
1) Yes56116.0
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
436) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Another relative (INFREL)
TOTAL%
0) No319891.4
1) Yes3018.6
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
437) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - My wife or husband (INFSPOUS)
TOTAL%
0) No232466.4
1) Yes117533.6
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
438) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - My children (INFKIDS)
TOTAL%
0) No284781.4
1) Yes65218.6
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
439) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - My friends (INFFRNDS)
TOTAL%
0) No293783.9
1) Yes56216.1
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
440) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - My pastor when I was growing up (INFYPSTR)
TOTAL%
0) No272177.8
1) Yes77822.2
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
441) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Sunday school or other church programs when I was growing up (INFPRGRM)
TOTAL%
0) No240668.8
1) Yes109331.2
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
442) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A teacher or youth group leader when I was growing up (INFTCHR)
TOTAL%
0) No309588.5
1) Yes40411.5
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
443) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Church camp when I was young (INFCAMP)
TOTAL%
0) No324692.8
1) Yes2537.2
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
444) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Religious revivals or rallies I have attended (INFRALLY)
TOTAL%
0) No328093.7
1) Yes2196.3
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
445) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A school teacher or college professor (INFPROF)
TOTAL%
0) No338296.7
1) Yes1173.3
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
446) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A television or radio evangelist (INFEVANG)
TOTAL%
0) No337096.3
1) Yes1293.7
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
447) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A pastor I now have (INFAPSTR)
TOTAL%
0) No267676.5
1) Yes82323.5
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
448) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Worship services at the church I now attend (INFWRSHP)
TOTAL%
0) No247670.8
1) Yes102329.2
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
449) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Adult Christian education programs at my church (INFCHRED)
TOTAL%
0) No327293.5
1) Yes2276.5
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
450) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Bible studies in which I have been involved (INFBIBST)
TOTAL%
0) No286181.8
1) Yes63818.2
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
451) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Personal prayer or meditation (INFPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) No261574.7
1) Yes88425.3
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
452) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - The Bible (INFBIBLE)
TOTAL%
0) No235767.4
1) Yes114232.6
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
453) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Other books I have read (INFBOOKS)
TOTAL%
0) No326793.4
1) Yes2326.6
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
454) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - The pain and suffering I have experienced in my life (INFPAIN)
TOTAL%
0) No292083.5
1) Yes57916.5
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
455) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - The love I experience in my life (INFLOVE)
TOTAL%
0) No276379.0
1) Yes73621.0
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
456) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - The active presence of God in my life (INFGOD)
TOTAL%
0) No231666.2
1) Yes118333.8
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
457) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Music or art (INFMUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) No321791.9
1) Yes2828.1
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
458) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - The social service or community service volunteer work I have done (INFVOL)
TOTAL%
0) No339096.9
1) Yes1093.1
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
459) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - My job (INFJOB)
TOTAL%
0) No341597.6
1) Yes842.4
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
460) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Experiences I have had telling others about Jesus Christ (INFTELL)
TOTAL%
0) No343698.2
1) Yes631.8
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
461) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - The efforts I have made to promote social justice or peace (INFSOCJS)
TOTAL%
0) No347799.4
1) Yes220.6
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
462) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Mission work or a mission study tour (INFMISSN)
TOTAL%
0) No346298.9
1) Yes371.1
Missing514 
TOTAL3499100.0
463) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Attend worship services at a church. (RATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never190.5
2) Rarely812.1
3) Occasionally3107.9
4) Often98225.1
5) Very often252464.5
Missing97 
TOTAL3916100.0
464) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Participate in Christian education programs and events at a church. (RCHREDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Never52413.5
2) Rarely70518.1
3) Occasionally92123.7
4) Often92423.8
5) Very often81120.9
Missing128 
TOTAL3885100.0
465) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Participate in Bible studies, or religious programs or groups outside of your church. (RBIBSTDY)
TOTAL%
1) Never164342.6
2) Rarely110628.6
3) Occasionally65917.1
4) Often2737.1
5) Very often1804.7
Missing152 
TOTAL3861100.0
466) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Experience the care, love, and support of other people of your church. (REXPCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Never1423.7
2) Rarely3649.4
3) Occasionally113429.3
4) Often146337.8
5) Very often77019.9
Missing140 
TOTAL3873100.0
467) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Participate as a leader at a church. (RLEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Never110728.9
2) Rarely64716.9
3) Occasionally79120.6
4) Often72418.9
5) Very often56514.7
Missing179 
TOTAL3834100.0
468) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Assist in worship services at a church. (RASSIST)
TOTAL%
1) Never91623.8
2) Rarely51213.3
3) Occasionally80220.9
4) Often73219.1
5) Very often88022.9
Missing171 
TOTAL3842100.0
469) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Read the Bible by yourself (RREADBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Never3549.2
2) Rarely79720.6
3) Occasionally104727.1
4) Often90623.4
5) Very often76019.7
Missing149 
TOTAL3864100.0
470) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Pray by yourself. (RPRAYED)
TOTAL%
1) Never882.3
2) Rarely2616.7
3) Occasionally77019.8
4) Often131533.8
5) Very often145137.3
Missing128 
TOTAL3885100.0
471) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Talk with your best friends about your faith. (RTKFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Never39810.3
2) Rarely102426.4
3) Occasionally139936.1
4) Often72218.6
5) Very often3348.6
Missing136 
TOTAL3877100.0
472) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Attend religious revivals or rallies. (RGORALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Never213555.8
2) Rarely84622.1
3) Occasionally55914.6
4) Often1834.8
5) Very often1052.7
Missing185 
TOTAL3828100.0
473) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Watch religious programs on TV or listen to religious programs on the radio. (RWATCHTV)
TOTAL%
1) Never133334.7
2) Rarely108928.4
3) Occasionally85122.2
4) Often3779.8
5) Very often1884.9
Missing175 
TOTAL3838100.0
474) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Read and study about the Christian faith. (RSTDYFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never3709.6
2) Rarely88923.1
3) Occasionally138335.9
4) Often90123.4
5) Very often3138.1
Missing157 
TOTAL3856100.0
475) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Try to bring the gospel of Jesus to non-believers. (REVANGL)
TOTAL%
1) Never124632.5
2) Rarely132734.6
3) Occasionally94324.6
4) Often2396.2
5) Very often812.1
Missing177 
TOTAL3836100.0
476) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Provide help, care, and support to others in your church. (RGIVCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Never2145.5
2) Rarely65717.0
3) Occasionally163242.1
4) Often107427.7
5) Very often2957.6
Missing141 
TOTAL3872100.0
477) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Provide help to needy people in your town or city. (RHELPOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never3448.9
2) Rarely99125.7
3) Occasionally169844.0
4) Often63816.5
5) Very often1844.8
Missing158 
TOTAL3855100.0
478) During the last 2 or 3 years, how often did you do the following - Participate in local, national, or international efforts to promote social justice or peace. (RSOCJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Never209654.4
2) Rarely117330.5
3) Occasionally45311.8
4) Often982.5
5) Very often310.8
Missing162 
TOTAL3851100.0
479) How well does the church you attend do the following - Teaches members about our church denomination and its special traditions, emphases and theology. (CHTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Poor2416.2
2) Fair68017.5
3) OK122131.4
4) Good141636.4
5) Excellent3348.6
Missing121 
TOTAL3892100.0
480) How well does the church you attend do the following - Helps members apply faith to daily living. (APPFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor812.1
2) Fair44411.5
3) OK104927.1
4) Good185948.0
5) Excellent43811.3
Missing142 
TOTAL3871100.0
481) How well does the church you attend do the following - Teaches members about the Bible. (TEACHBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Poor691.8
2) Fair3468.9
3) OK86522.4
4) Good182347.1
5) Excellent76419.8
Missing146 
TOTAL3867100.0
482) How well does the church you attend do the following - Teaches members about Christian perspectives on moral questions. (CHRMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1293.4
2) Fair48512.6
3) OK119531.2
4) Good165443.1
5) Excellent3719.7
Missing179 
TOTAL3834100.0
483) How well does the church you attend do the following - Teaches members about Christian perspectives on social and political issues. (SOCISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor3098.2
2) Fair95425.2
3) OK143337.8
4) Good94324.9
5) Excellent1524.0
Missing222 
TOTAL3791100.0
484) How well does the church you attend do the following - Helps members develop a strong Christian faith. (STRNGFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor711.9
2) Fair3749.9
3) OK92924.5
4) Good176746.6
5) Excellent65117.2
Missing221 
TOTAL3792100.0
485) How well does the church you attend do the following - Helps members learn about people of different racial and ethnic groups. (DIVERSTY)
TOTAL%
1) Poor57515.0
2) Fair111629.1
3) OK118630.9
4) Good79620.8
5) Excellent1634.2
Missing177 
TOTAL3836100.0
486) How well does the church you attend do the following - Gets members involved in community service projects. (SERVPROJ)
TOTAL%
1) Poor3248.4
2) Fair101426.4
3) OK107428.0
4) Good114429.8
5) Excellent2827.3
Missing175 
TOTAL3838100.0
487) How well does the church you attend do the following - Helps members learn about other faiths. (OTHFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor69718.4
2) Fair122632.4
3) OK113830.1
4) Good62216.5
5) Excellent972.6
Missing233 
TOTAL3780100.0
488) How well does the church you attend do the following - Gets members involved in peacemaking and social justice activities. (SOCJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Poor101226.8
2) Fair130834.6
3) OK97525.8
4) Good40610.8
5) Excellent752.0
Missing237 
TOTAL3776100.0
489) How well does the church you attend do the following - Helps members become more loving and compassionate. (BELOVING)
TOTAL%
1) Poor792.1
2) Fair54314.1
3) OK113429.5
4) Good158741.3
5) Excellent50113.0
Missing169 
TOTAL3844100.0
490) How well does the church you attend do the following - Strengthens members' ability to talk about their faith with other people. (PEOPLEFT)
TOTAL%
1) Poor2576.7
2) Fair87422.9
3) OK128933.7
4) Good114129.9
5) Excellent2596.8
Missing193 
TOTAL3820100.0
491) How well does the church you attend do the following - Provides support and love to members experiencing hardship. (GIVELOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor511.3
2) Fair2967.7
3) OK63516.5
4) Good166743.3
5) Excellent120131.2
Missing163 
TOTAL3850100.0
492) How well does the church you attend do the following - Helps members make friends at church. (MAKEFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Poor752.0
2) Fair3719.7
3) OK77420.2
4) Good177746.5
5) Excellent82721.6
Missing189 
TOTAL3824100.0
493) How well does the church you attend do the following - Provides opportunities for members to help conduct worship services. (MBRASST)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1513.9
2) Fair45611.8
3) OK85122.1
4) Good162442.1
5) Excellent77220.0
Missing159 
TOTAL3854100.0
494) How well does the church you attend do the following - Provides opportunities for adults to spend time with children in the church. (WITHKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Poor2366.2
2) Fair66617.5
3) OK104327.4
4) Good138236.3
5) Excellent48512.7
Missing201 
TOTAL3812100.0
495) How well does the church you attend do the following - Makes use of each member's talents and abilities. (USETALNT)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1313.4
2) Fair48212.6
3) OK102526.7
4) Good161542.1
5) Excellent57915.1
Missing181 
TOTAL3832100.0
496) How well does the church you attend do the following - Helps members appreciate the importance of religious rituals. (RITUALS)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1584.2
2) Fair62616.5
3) OK132935.0
4) Good136736.0
5) Excellent3188.4
Missing215 
TOTAL3798100.0
497) How well does the church you attend do the following - Helps members to examine their lifestyles in light of the world's poor. (LIFESTYL)
TOTAL%
1) Poor3439.1
2) Fair99726.3
3) OK138536.6
4) Good91124.0
5) Excellent1524.0
Missing225 
TOTAL3788100.0
498) How well does the church you attend do the following - Helps members to know Jesus personally. (KNOJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1243.3
2) Fair51113.4
3) OK102627.0
4) Good148239.0
5) Excellent65917.3
Missing211 
TOTAL3802100.0
499) How well does the church you attend do the following - Provides spiritually-uplifting worship experiences. (UPWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1323.5
2) Fair38410.2
3) OK80621.3
4) Good156841.5
5) Excellent89123.6
Missing232 
TOTAL3781100.0
500) How well does the church you attend do the following - Helps members understand and care about international issues. (INTLISSU)
TOTAL%
1) Poor56514.9
2) Fair118331.2
3) OK129834.3
4) Good61416.2
5) Excellent1263.3
Missing227 
TOTAL3786100.0
501) How well does the church you attend do the following - Provides a strong Christian education program for children. (KIDECUC)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1704.4
2) Fair46112.0
3) OK83921.9
4) Good156140.7
5) Excellent80621.0
Missing176 
TOTAL3837100.0
502) How well does the church you attend do the following - Provides a strong Christian education program for teen-agers. (TEENEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Poor3759.8
2) Fair64917.0
3) OK93324.4
4) Good130134.0
5) Excellent56614.8
Missing189 
TOTAL3824100.0
503) How well does the church you attend do the following - Provides a strong Christian education program for adults. (ADLTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1995.2
2) Fair46912.4
3) OK92924.5
4) Good151940.0
5) Excellent68117.9
Missing216 
TOTAL3797100.0
504) How well does the church you attend do the following - Promotes my spiritual growth. (SPIRITGR)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1333.4
2) Fair44711.6
3) OK93124.1
4) Good159641.3
5) Excellent76119.7
Missing145 
TOTAL3868100.0
505) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about my church denomination and its special traditions and emphases. (LCHTRADS)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested1824.7
2) Slightly interested58615.1
3) Somewhat interested116630.0
4) Interested157740.6
5) Very interested3789.7
Missing124 
TOTAL3889100.0
506) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about how to apply my faith to daily living. (LAPPFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested431.1
2) Slightly interested2476.4
3) Somewhat interested66317.2
4) Interested191449.5
5) Very interested99625.8
Missing150 
TOTAL3863100.0
507) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about the Bible. (LEARNBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested300.8
2) Slightly interested2215.7
3) Somewhat interested55914.5
4) Interested174245.2
5) Very interested130433.8
Missing157 
TOTAL3856100.0
508) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about how a Christian makes moral decisions. (LRNDECI)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested792.1
2) Slightly interested3248.4
3) Somewhat interested76619.9
4) Interested179146.6
5) Very interested88223.0
Missing171 
TOTAL3842100.0
509) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about Christian perspectives on social and political issues. (LSOCISSU)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested3499.1
2) Slightly interested81521.4
3) Somewhat interested116830.6
4) Interested112929.6
5) Very interested3559.3
Missing197 
TOTAL3816100.0
510) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about how to be a good parent or spouse. (LGOODPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested2386.3
2) Slightly interested2757.2
3) Somewhat interested54514.4
4) Interested151139.8
5) Very interested122732.3
Missing217 
TOTAL3796100.0
511) How interested are you in the following - Being more involved in community service projects. (COMMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested3328.7
2) Slightly interested83421.9
3) Somewhat interested127933.6
4) Interested109728.8
5) Very interested2636.9
Missing208 
TOTAL3805100.0
512) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about other faiths. (LOTHFTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested3118.2
2) Slightly interested92624.5
3) Somewhat interested119631.6
4) Interested103127.3
5) Very interested3158.3
Missing234 
TOTAL3779100.0
513) How interested are you in the following - Being more involved in peacemaking and social justice activities. (LSOCJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested78020.6
2) Slightly interested127533.6
3) Somewhat interested101026.6
4) Interested55514.6
5) Very interested1704.5
Missing223 
TOTAL3790100.0
514) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about people of other racial and ethnic groups. (LOTHERS)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested38910.3
2) Slightly interested115230.5
3) Somewhat interested117731.1
4) Interested83922.2
5) Very interested2235.9
Missing233 
TOTAL3780100.0
515) How interested are you in the following - Improving my skills at showing love and concern for others. (LLOVEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested411.1
2) Slightly interested2426.3
3) Somewhat interested76920.1
4) Interested174245.4
5) Very interested104127.1
Missing178 
TOTAL3835100.0
516) How interested are you in the following - Having more opportunity to help members who are experiencing hardship. (HELPMBRS)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested501.3
2) Slightly interested42211.0
3) Somewhat interested98425.7
4) Interested172345.0
5) Very interested64716.9
Missing187 
TOTAL3826100.0
517) How interested are you in the following - Improving my skills in talking to others about my faith. (TALKOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested2386.2
2) Slightly interested56414.8
3) Somewhat interested81021.2
4) Interested141637.1
5) Very interested78720.6
Missing198 
TOTAL3815100.0
518) How interested are you in the following - Making more friends at church. (MOREFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested711.9
2) Slightly interested3038.0
3) Somewhat interested78020.5
4) Interested186949.1
5) Very interested78620.6
Missing204 
TOTAL3809100.0
519) How interested are you in the following - Participating more in helping to conduct worship services. (DOWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested80821.4
2) Slightly interested89523.7
3) Somewhat interested98826.1
4) Interested85022.5
5) Very interested2386.3
Missing234 
TOTAL3779100.0
520) How interested are you in the following - Spending more time with children and teen-agers in my church. (TIMEKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested68218.0
2) Slightly interested110129.0
3) Somewhat interested100726.6
4) Interested75119.8
5) Very interested2506.6
Missing222 
TOTAL3791100.0
521) How interested are you in the following - Having more opportunities to be a leader. (BELEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested103327.2
2) Slightly interested102126.9
3) Somewhat interested91824.2
4) Interested62316.4
5) Very interested2005.3
Missing218 
TOTAL3795100.0
522) How interested are you in the following - Having my talents and abilities better used by my church. (USEABLE)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested63016.7
2) Slightly interested92924.6
3) Somewhat interested101126.8
4) Interested89023.6
5) Very interested3158.3
Missing238 
TOTAL3775100.0
523) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about my church's doctrine and theology. (LDOCTRNE)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested2757.2
2) Slightly interested71218.7
3) Somewhat interested100126.2
4) Interested131234.4
5) Very interested51613.5
Missing197 
TOTAL3816100.0
524) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about the history of the Christian church. (LRNHSTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested2386.3
2) Slightly interested68218.0
3) Somewhat interested103727.4
4) Interested131134.7
5) Very interested51213.5
Missing233 
TOTAL3780100.0
525) How interested are you in the following - Getting to know my pastor better. (KNOWPSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested1845.0
2) Slightly interested41411.1
3) Somewhat interested89924.2
4) Interested160643.2
5) Very interested61416.5
Missing296 
TOTAL3717100.0
526) How interested are you in the following - Learning more about international issues. (LINTLISS)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested62816.8
2) Slightly interested108328.9
3) Somewhat interested99626.6
4) Interested77520.7
5) Very interested2596.9
Missing272 
TOTAL3741100.0
527) How interested are you in the following - Developing a more personal relationship with Jesus. (PRSJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested832.2
2) Slightly interested2546.7
3) Somewhat interested55914.7
4) Interested132534.8
5) Very interested158341.6
Missing209 
TOTAL3804100.0
528) How interested are you in the following - Examining my lifestyle in light of the world's poor. (WRLDPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested41511.1
2) Slightly interested84122.5
3) Somewhat interested107228.7
4) Interested105228.1
5) Very interested3619.6
Missing272 
TOTAL3741100.0
529) How interested are you in the following - Getting more help with my spiritual journey. (SPIRJRNY)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested1674.5
2) Slightly interested44011.8
3) Somewhat interested77320.8
4) Interested140837.8
5) Very interested93525.1
Missing290 
TOTAL3723100.0
530) How interested are you in the following - Experiencing a greater sense of community or family in my church. (EXPCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Not interested1133.0
2) Slightly interested41110.8
3) Somewhat interested84722.2
4) Interested165943.4
5) Very interested78920.7
Missing194 
TOTAL3819100.0
531) How important do you think adult Christian education is to the following person - The pastor of my church. (IMPPSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not important250.7
2) Somewhat important1714.7
3) Important76721.0
4) Very important196153.7
5) Top priority73120.0
Missing358 
TOTAL3655100.0
532) How important do you think adult Christian education is to the following person - Most adults in my church. (IMPADULT)
TOTAL%
1) Not important1443.9
2) Somewhat important79221.6
3) Important135336.9
4) Very important121233.0
5) Top priority1674.6
Missing345 
TOTAL3668100.0
533) How important do you think adult Christian education is to the following person - Our leadership. (IMPLEADR)
TOTAL%
1) Not important340.9
2) Somewhat important44512.2
3) Important126334.7
4) Very important155942.9
5) Top priority3349.2
Missing378 
TOTAL3635100.0
534) How important do you think adult Christian education is to the following person - Me. (IMPME)
TOTAL%
1) Not important772.1
2) Somewhat important47212.9
3) Important104828.6
4) Very important164544.9
5) Top priority42211.5
Missing349 
TOTAL3664100.0
535) To what extent does the following apply to adult Christian education opportunities in your church - Exciting. (EDXCITNG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true2517.8
2) Slightly true57918.0
3) Somewhat true100231.1
4) True102231.7
5) Very true36711.4
Missing792 
TOTAL3221100.0
536) To what extent does the following apply to adult Christian education opportunities in your church - Well-planned. (EDPLANND)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1023.1
2) Slightly true37611.3
3) Somewhat true74322.4
4) True141842.7
5) Very true68220.5
Missing692 
TOTAL3321100.0
537) To what extent does the following apply to adult Christian education opportunities in your church - Make people think. (EDTHINK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true762.3
2) Slightly true3249.9
3) Somewhat true65820.1
4) True143143.6
5) Very true79224.1
Missing732 
TOTAL3281100.0
538) To what extent does the following apply to adult Christian education opportunities in your church - Interesting. (EDINTRST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true762.3
2) Slightly true3289.9
3) Somewhat true67020.2
4) True145443.8
5) Very true78923.8
Missing696 
TOTAL3317100.0
539) To what extent does the following apply to adult Christian education opportunities in your church - Well-led. (EDWELLED)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true812.4
2) Slightly true2798.4
3) Somewhat true63719.2
4) True133940.4
5) Very true97929.5
Missing698 
TOTAL3315100.0
540) To what extent does the following apply to adult Christian education opportunities in your church - Many things from which to choose. (EDCHOOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true41612.8
2) Slightly true68221.0
3) Somewhat true84726.1
4) True87927.0
5) Very true42613.1
Missing763 
TOTAL3250100.0
541) To what extent does the following apply to adult Christian education opportunities in your church - Well-attended. (EDATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true48414.6
2) Slightly true78723.7
3) Somewhat true100730.4
4) True72922.0
5) Very true3079.3
Missing699 
TOTAL3314100.0
542) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 5? (DENOM@5)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist53114.7
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ2998.3
3) Episcopal351.0
4) Lutheran60416.7
5) Methodist64217.7
6) Presbyterian40111.1
7) Roman Catholic1614.4
8) United Church of Christ3299.1
9) Nondenominational611.7
10) Other denomination2105.8
11) Did not attend a church3479.6
Missing393 
TOTAL3620100.0
543) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 10? (DENOM@10)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist56815.2
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ3318.9
3) Episcopal421.1
4) Lutheran64117.2
5) Methodist70118.8
6) Presbyterian44311.9
7) Roman Catholic1594.3
8) United Church of Christ3679.8
9) Nondenominational641.7
10) Other denomination2185.8
11) Did not attend a church1945.2
Missing285 
TOTAL3728100.0
544) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 15? (DENOM@15)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist53214.3
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ3489.4
3) Episcopal531.4
4) Lutheran64017.2
5) Methodist70719.0
6) Presbyterian48012.9
7) Roman Catholic1474.0
8) United Church of Christ3689.9
9) Nondenominational451.2
10) Other denomination2015.4
11) Did not attend a church1945.2
Missing298 
TOTAL3715100.0
545) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 20? (DENOM@20)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist46812.8
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ3409.3
3) Episcopal451.2
4) Lutheran63717.5
5) Methodist57215.7
6) Presbyterian44612.2
7) Roman Catholic1163.2
8) United Church of Christ3299.0
9) Nondenominational631.7
10) Other denomination1494.1
11) Did not attend a church48113.2
Missing367 
TOTAL3646100.0
546) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 25? (DENOM@25)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist43111.9
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ39010.8
3) Episcopal290.8
4) Lutheran69719.3
5) Methodist55815.5
6) Presbyterian45412.6
7) Roman Catholic571.6
8) United Church of Christ37610.4
9) Nondenominational661.8
10) Other denomination1002.8
11) Did not attend a church45212.5
Missing403 
TOTAL3610100.0
547) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 30? (DENOM@30)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist37511.0
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ43012.7
3) Episcopal230.7
4) Lutheran69620.5
5) Methodist54316.0
6) Presbyterian50314.8
7) Roman Catholic320.9
8) United Church of Christ41712.3
9) Nondenominational491.4
10) Other denomination752.2
11) Did not attend a church2527.4
Missing618 
TOTAL3395100.0
548) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 35? (DENOM@35)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist32910.6
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ43313.9
3) Episcopal230.7
4) Lutheran64420.7
5) Methodist48315.5
6) Presbyterian48715.6
7) Roman Catholic270.9
8) United Church of Christ44414.3
9) Nondenominational451.4
10) Other denomination642.1
11) Did not attend a church1354.3
Missing899 
TOTAL3114100.0
549) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 40? (DENOM@40)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist27410.0
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ41215.1
3) Episcopal230.8
4) Lutheran57020.9
5) Methodist42115.4
6) Presbyterian43616.0
7) Roman Catholic150.5
8) United Church of Christ43015.8
9) Nondenominational351.3
10) Other denomination401.5
11) Did not attend a church742.7
Missing1283 
TOTAL2730100.0
550) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 50? (DENOM@50)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist1959.8
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ33917.0
3) Episcopal110.6
4) Lutheran38919.5
5) Methodist30415.2
6) Presbyterian35217.7
7) Roman Catholic80.4
8) United Church of Christ34517.3
9) Nondenominational90.5
10) Other denomination130.7
11) Did not attend a church291.5
Missing2019 
TOTAL1994100.0
551) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 60? (DENOM@60)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist1239.0
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ24818.1
3) Episcopal40.3
4) Lutheran25318.5
5) Methodist20815.2
6) Presbyterian25818.8
7) Roman Catholic60.4
8) United Church of Christ24618.0
9) Nondenominational30.2
10) Other denomination90.7
11) Did not attend a church120.9
Missing2643 
TOTAL1370100.0
552) What was the denomination of the church you attended when you were age 70? (DENOM@70)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist669.2
2) Christian Church, Disciples of Christ13819.3
3) Episcopal20.3
4) Lutheran10915.2
5) Methodist11115.5
6) Presbyterian14620.4
7) Roman Catholic40.6
8) United Church of Christ13619.0
11) Did not attend a church30.4
Missing3298 
TOTAL715100.0
553) During the last 30 days, how many hours have you spent in Christian education activities at your church? (HRSMONTH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours131834.1
2) 1 -2 hours55614.4
3) 3-5 hours93924.3
4) 6-10 hours66017.1
5) 11-20 hours2616.8
6) 21-40 hours842.2
7) More than 40 hours451.2
Missing150 
TOTAL3863100.0
554) During the last year, how many hours have you spent in Christian education activities at your church? (HRSYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours80721.0
2) 1 -2 hours2255.8
3) 3-5 hours2997.8
4) 6-10 hours3148.2
5) 11-20 hours39610.3
6) 21-40 hours51613.4
7) More than 40 hours129233.6
Missing164 
TOTAL3849100.0
555) Do you refer to yourself as a born-again Christian? (BORNAGAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes115229.9
2) I'm not sure53413.8
3) No217356.3
Missing154 
TOTAL3859100.0
556) Do you think a bias toward the male point of view exists in your church's theology and doctrine? (MALEBIAS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54714.2
2) I'm not sure101326.3
3) No229759.6
Missing156 
TOTAL3857100.0
557) Do you want your church to do more to include the experience, wisdom, and insight of women in its theology, doctrine, and understanding of the Bible? (INCLWMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes179246.7
2) I'm not sure136435.5
3) No68317.8
Missing174 
TOTAL3839100.0
558) Do you want your church to do more to include the experience, wisdom, and insight of minorities in its theology, doctrine, and understanding of the Bible? (INCLMINR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes177846.2
2) I'm not sure150039.0
3) No56914.8
Missing166 
TOTAL3847100.0
559) Do you agree that if one is a good Christian, one has as many questions about faith as he or she has answers? (GOODCHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes281273.4
2) I'm not sure71418.6
3) No3047.9
Missing183 
TOTAL3830100.0
560) Do you agree that a Christian should never have doubts about her or his faith? (NODOUBTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78320.3
2) I'm not sure64316.7
3) No242763.0
Missing160 
TOTAL3853100.0
561) Do you think it's wrong for a Christian to disagree with the teaching of one's church? (DISAGREE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3138.1
2) I'm not sure53513.8
3) No303478.2
Missing131 
TOTAL3882100.0
562) I-SEX: Are you male or female (for use with on-line analysis)? (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male139935.4
2) Female255164.6
Missing63 
TOTAL3950100.0
563) I-RACE: How do you describe yourself (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Asian/Paci190.5
2) Black641.6
3) Latino350.9
4) White372495.5
5) Other591.5
Missing112 
TOTAL3901100.0
564) I-MARITAL: ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: Which of the following best applies to you (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never marr2316.2
2) Married260769.7
3) Divorced41711.1
4) Widowed45012.0
5) Other371.0
Missing271 
TOTAL3742100.0
565) I-EDUCATIO: ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: What is the highest level of education you have completed (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-EDUCATIO)
TOTAL%
1) 2837.9
2) High schl179650.1
3) Voc schl2166.0
4) College82122.9
5) Grad degr46713.0
Missing430 
TOTAL3583100.0
566) I-INCOME: ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: How much did your family or household earn in 1987 (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) <$16,00077021.4
2) $16001-25K73020.3
3) $25001-38K78021.7
4) $38001-50K65718.3
5) >$50,00066118.4
Missing415 
TOTAL3598100.0