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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Type of Respondent (WHO)
TOTAL%
3) Coordinator of Education449100.0
TOTAL449100.0
2) Denomination (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ7917.6
2) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America9721.6
3) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)7917.6
4) Southern Baptist Convention4510.0
5) United Church of Christ8017.8
6) United Methodist Church6915.4
TOTAL449100.0
3) Congregation ID (CID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4493405.5841729
4) Respondent ID (SERID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4495687.2433236
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 emphasis163.6
2) Small emphasis9721.8
3) Some emphasis19744.4
4) Strong emphasis10122.7
5) Very strong emphasis337.4
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
6) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Supporting missionary work. (EMPMISSN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis112.5
2) Small emphasis9421.1
3) Some emphasis16236.3
4) Strong emphasis14031.4
5) Very strong emphasis398.7
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
7) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Teaching the Bible. (EMPBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis20.5
2) Small emphasis378.4
3) Some emphasis12728.8
4) Strong emphasis18141.0
5) Very strong emphasis9421.3
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
8) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Supporting members in times of personal crisis. (EMPMBRS)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis40.9
2) Small emphasis224.9
3) Some emphasis7917.7
4) Strong emphasis17940.1
5) Very strong emphasis16236.3
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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 emphasis265.9
2) Small emphasis12327.7
3) Some emphasis18441.4
4) Strong emphasis7516.9
5) Very strong emphasis368.1
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
10) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing members with love, support, and friendship. (EMPPROV)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis40.9
2) Small emphasis214.7
3) Some emphasis9421.0
4) Strong emphasis18641.5
5) Very strong emphasis14331.9
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
11) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Reaching out to the poor and hungry. (EMPREACH)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis81.8
2) Small emphasis7316.4
3) Some emphasis18842.3
4) Strong emphasis13630.6
5) Very strong emphasis398.8
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
12) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Encouraging personal commitment to Jesus. (EMPJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis153.4
2) Small emphasis7015.8
3) Some emphasis17739.9
4) Strong emphasis12127.3
5) Very strong emphasis6113.7
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 emphasis449.9
2) Small emphasis17840.1
3) Some emphasis15134.0
4) Strong emphasis5612.6
5) Very strong emphasis153.4
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
14) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing meaningful and uplifting worship experiences. (EMPWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis102.3
2) Small emphasis255.7
3) Some emphasis12628.6
4) Strong emphasis18642.2
5) Very strong emphasis9421.3
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
15) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Music. (EMPMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis102.3
2) Small emphasis398.9
3) Some emphasis11125.3
4) Strong emphasis17139.0
5) Very strong emphasis10824.6
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
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 emphasis347.7
2) Small emphasis12227.7
3) Some emphasis17639.9
4) Strong emphasis8619.5
5) Very strong emphasis235.2
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
17) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Giving members answers to moral questions. (EMPMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis357.9
2) Small emphasis11425.8
3) Some emphasis18842.5
4) Strong emphasis8519.2
5) Very strong emphasis204.5
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 emphasis184.1
2) Small emphasis7917.9
3) Some emphasis18141.0
4) Strong emphasis12628.5
5) Very strong emphasis388.6
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 emphasis153.4
2) Small emphasis5412.2
3) Some emphasis18341.4
4) Strong emphasis13330.1
5) Very strong emphasis5712.9
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 emphasis51.1
2) Small emphasis4710.6
3) Some emphasis12227.5
4) Strong emphasis19443.8
5) Very strong emphasis7516.9
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 emphasis9621.8
2) Small emphasis15234.5
3) Some emphasis13129.7
4) Strong emphasis4911.1
5) Very strong emphasis132.9
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
22) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Discussing national and international issues. (EMPISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis9721.9
2) Small emphasis14131.9
3) Some emphasis15334.6
4) Strong emphasis4610.4
5) Very strong emphasis51.1
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 emphasis11726.7
2) Small emphasis15936.2
3) Some emphasis11025.1
4) Strong emphasis4710.7
5) Very strong emphasis61.4
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
24) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing excellent Christian education for children. (EMPCECUD)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis40.9
2) Small emphasis409.0
3) Some emphasis11024.8
4) Strong emphasis21047.3
5) Very strong emphasis8018.0
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
25) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing excellent Christian education for teenagers. (EMPTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis245.4
2) Small emphasis6815.4
3) Some emphasis13931.5
4) Strong emphasis14933.8
5) Very strong emphasis6113.8
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
26) How much emphasis do you think your church puts on the following - Providing excellent Christian education for adults. (EMPAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis112.5
2) Small emphasis5111.5
3) Some emphasis15234.3
4) Strong emphasis16537.2
5) Very strong emphasis6414.4
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
27) Which of the following best describes your commitment to Jesus Christ? (COMMITMT)
TOTAL%
1) I am not committed to Christ.10.2
2) I am not sure if I am committed to Christ.132.9
3) I committed my life to Christ at a specific moment in my life.5111.5
4) My commitment to Christ developed gradually over a period of time.20445.8
5) I've been committed to Christ since I was a young child.17639.6
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
28) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is loving. (BLVLOVNG)
TOTAL%
0) No30.7
1) Yes44599.3
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
29) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is aware of everything I think and do. (BLVAWARE)
TOTAL%
0) No449.8
1) Yes40490.2
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
30) Do you believe the following statement about God - God punishes those who do wrong. (BLVPUNSH)
TOTAL%
0) No33374.3
1) Yes11525.7
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
31) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is strict. (BLVSTRCT)
TOTAL%
0) No33274.1
1) Yes11625.9
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
32) Do you believe the following statement about God - God accepts me as I am. (BLVIAM)
TOTAL%
0) No449.8
1) Yes40490.2
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
33) Do you believe the following statement about God - God has a plan for my life. (BLVPLAN)
TOTAL%
0) No7015.6
1) Yes37884.4
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
34) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is judging. (BLVJUDG)
TOTAL%
0) No25456.7
1) Yes19443.3
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
35) Do you believe the following statement about God - God decides everything I do. (BLVIDO)
TOTAL%
0) No41893.3
1) Yes306.7
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
36) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is mysterious. (BLVMSTRY)
TOTAL%
0) No24554.7
1) Yes20345.3
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
37) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is forgiving. (BLV4GIV)
TOTAL%
0) No92.0
1) Yes43998.0
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
38) Are you male or female? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male12728.6
2) Female31771.4
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
39) How important is religious faith in your life? (FAITHIMP)
TOTAL%
1) It is the most important influence in my life.18342.1
2) It is a very important influence in my life.15836.3
3) It is an important influence, but other things are also important in my life.9020.7
4) It has some influence in my life.40.9
Missing14 
TOTAL435100.0
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) 05111.4
1) 1419.2
2) 28218.4
3) 39220.6
4) 47416.6
5) 510623.8
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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) Never13530.7
2) Once8018.2
3) 2-5 times12728.9
4) 6-9 times398.9
5) 10 times or more5913.4
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
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) Never429.5
2) Once6013.6
3) 2-5 times13229.9
4) 6-9 times7116.1
5) 10 times or more13630.8
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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) Never28263.8
2) Once7717.4
3) 2-5 times5913.3
4) 6-9 times143.2
5) 10 times or more102.3
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
44) How often have you done the following in the past year - Clearly felt the presence of God in your life. (FEELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Never173.9
2) Once204.5
3) 2-5 times10122.9
4) 6-9 times5512.5
5) 10 times or more24856.2
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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 hours19945.0
2) 1-2 hours12127.4
3) 3-5 hours6614.9
4) 6-9 hours194.3
5) 10 hours or more378.4
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 hours13530.9
2) 1-2 hours7918.1
3) 3-5 hours8719.9
4) 6-9 hours439.8
5) 10 hours or more9321.3
Missing12 
TOTAL437100.0
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 hours5111.7
2) 1-2 hours14833.9
3) 3-5 hours11726.8
4) 6-9 hours5512.6
5) 10 hours or more6514.9
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
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 hours33075.3
2) 1-2 hours6615.1
3) 3-5 hours214.8
4) 6-9 hours112.5
5) 10 hours or more102.3
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
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 hours20747.6
2) 1-2 hours8319.1
3) 3-5 hours5512.6
4) 6-9 hours286.4
5) 10 hours or more6214.3
Missing14 
TOTAL435100.0
50) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Been involved in personal growth activities. (HRSGRWTH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours17941.0
2) 1-2 hours7817.8
3) 3-5 hours6915.8
4) 6-9 hours398.9
5) 10 hours or more7216.5
Missing12 
TOTAL437100.0
51) How often do you do the following - Pray or meditate, other than at church or before meals. (YOUPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never40.9
2) Less than once a month102.2
3) About once a month112.5
4) 2 or 3 times a month316.9
5) About once a week378.3
6) Several times a week12628.2
7) Once a day or more22851.0
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
52) How often do you do the following - Watch religious programs on television. (YOUWATCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never17038.4
2) Less than once a month12127.3
3) About once a month4510.2
4) 2 or 3 times a month5612.6
5) About once a week317.0
6) Several times a week153.4
7) Once a day or more51.1
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
53) How often do you do the following - Listen to religious programs on the radio. (YOULSTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never21949.7
2) Less than once a month7917.9
3) About once a month306.8
4) 2 or 3 times a month337.5
5) About once a week347.7
6) Several times a week255.7
7) Once a day or more214.8
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
54) How often do you do the following - Read the Bible when you are alone. (YOUBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never357.8
2) Less than once a month7516.8
3) About once a month357.8
4) 2 or 3 times a month449.9
5) About once a week7115.9
6) Several times a week10022.4
7) Once a day or more8619.3
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
55) How often do you do the following - Read religious magazines, newspapers, or books other than the Bible. (YOUREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Never306.8
2) Less than once a month4810.8
3) About once a month6314.2
4) 2 or 3 times a month7917.8
5) About once a week7617.1
6) Several times a week9922.3
7) Once a day or more4911.0
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
56) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To my church. (GIVCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) $010.2
2) $1-$50112.5
3) $51-$100194.3
4) $101-$5009922.3
5) $501-$1,0009521.4
6) $1,001-$2,00012127.3
7) More than $2,0009721.9
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
57) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To other religious groups or religious organizations. (GIVREL)
TOTAL%
1) $018442.2
2) $1-$5013631.2
3) $51-$1005412.4
4) $101-$5004610.6
5) $501-$1,000102.3
6) $1,001-$2,00020.5
7) More than $2,00040.9
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
58) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To a TV evangelist. (GIVEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) $041394.7
2) $1-$50133.0
3) $51-$10061.4
4) $101-$50030.7
5) $501-$1,00010.2
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
59) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To charities or social service organizations. (GIVCHAR)
TOTAL%
1) $04410.0
2) $1-$5017940.9
3) $51-$1008619.6
4) $101-$50010223.3
5) $501-$1,000225.0
6) $1,001-$2,00040.9
7) More than $2,00010.2
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
60) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To peace or social justice groups. (GIVPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) $033076.0
2) $1-$507016.1
3) $51-$100204.6
4) $101-$500133.0
5) $501-$1,00010.2
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
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 disagree40.9
2) I tend to disagree439.7
3) I'm not sure429.4
4) I tend to agree12427.9
5) I definitely agree23252.1
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
62) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Human nature is basically good. (WEBGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree4610.4
2) I tend to disagree5111.5
3) I'm not sure429.5
4) I tend to agree22350.2
5) I definitely agree8218.5
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 disagree21949.3
2) I tend to disagree15033.8
3) I'm not sure439.7
4) I tend to agree225.0
5) I definitely agree102.3
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 disagree4810.9
2) I tend to disagree419.3
3) I'm not sure13430.3
4) I tend to agree12528.3
5) I definitely agree9421.3
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 disagree23052.0
2) I tend to disagree15535.1
3) I'm not sure398.8
4) I tend to agree132.9
5) I definitely agree51.1
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 disagree5312.0
2) I tend to disagree8519.3
3) I'm not sure10523.9
4) I tend to agree12127.5
5) I definitely agree7617.3
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
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 disagree71.6
2) I tend to disagree163.6
3) I'm not sure4610.3
4) I tend to agree16436.7
5) I definitely agree21447.9
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
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 disagree9822.2
2) I tend to disagree13129.6
3) I'm not sure8018.1
4) I tend to agree8018.1
5) I definitely agree5312.0
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 disagree71.6
2) I tend to disagree286.3
3) I'm not sure7617.0
4) I tend to agree23352.1
5) I definitely agree10323.0
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
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 disagree12928.9
2) I tend to disagree10222.8
3) I'm not sure6213.9
4) I tend to agree7416.6
5) I definitely agree8017.9
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
71) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I believe in reincarnation. (REINCARN)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree29766.6
2) I tend to disagree6514.6
3) I'm not sure6113.7
4) I tend to agree143.1
5) I definitely agree92.0
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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 disagree7316.5
2) I tend to disagree19544.1
3) I'm not sure6214.0
4) I tend to agree9220.8
5) I definitely agree204.5
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 disagree15034.0
2) I tend to disagree9822.2
3) I'm not sure9321.1
4) I tend to agree7015.9
5) I definitely agree306.8
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
74) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I believe in astrology. (ASTROLGY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree30168.3
2) I tend to disagree5712.9
3) I'm not sure5712.9
4) I tend to agree225.0
5) I definitely agree40.9
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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 disagree14833.3
2) I tend to disagree11024.7
3) I'm not sure10824.3
4) I tend to agree5111.5
5) I definitely agree286.3
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
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 disagree214.7
2) I tend to disagree5512.4
3) I'm not sure12628.4
4) I tend to agree18140.8
5) I definitely agree6113.7
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 disagree20.5
2) I tend to disagree30.7
3) I'm not sure245.4
4) I tend to agree11626.1
5) I definitely agree29967.3
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 disagree317.0
2) I tend to disagree9220.7
3) I'm not sure8920.0
4) I tend to agree10623.9
5) I definitely agree12628.4
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 disagree11024.9
2) I tend to disagree11125.2
3) I'm not sure12929.3
4) I tend to agree6615.0
5) I definitely agree255.7
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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. (POVDISC)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree10624.0
2) I tend to disagree17038.5
3) I'm not sure8719.7
4) I tend to agree6514.7
5) I definitely agree143.2
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 disagree21749.0
2) I tend to disagree7717.4
3) I'm not sure7216.3
4) I tend to agree449.9
5) I definitely agree337.4
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 disagree143.2
2) I tend to disagree153.4
3) I'm not sure306.8
4) I tend to agree19543.9
5) I definitely agree19042.8
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 disagree6514.7
2) I tend to disagree9721.9
3) I'm not sure5312.0
4) I tend to agree15535.1
5) I definitely agree7216.3
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 disagree25758.0
2) I tend to disagree9822.1
3) I'm not sure6214.0
4) I tend to agree184.1
5) I definitely agree81.8
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 disagree13530.5
2) I tend to disagree16336.8
3) I'm not sure357.9
4) I tend to agree8018.1
5) I definitely agree306.8
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 right30.7
2) Often right71.6
3) Not sure429.4
4) Often wrong16336.5
5) Always wrong23251.9
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
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 right51.1
2) Often right327.2
3) Not sure11225.1
4) Often wrong16637.2
5) Always wrong13129.4
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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 right245.4
2) Often right13730.9
3) Not sure12027.0
4) Often wrong8719.6
5) Always wrong7617.1
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
89) How right or wrong is the following statement - Sexual intercourse by two unmarried adults who love each other. (PREMARSX)
TOTAL%
1) Always right61.4
2) Often right8719.6
3) Not sure7316.4
4) Often wrong10523.6
5) Always wrong17339.0
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 right10.2
2) Often right40.9
3) Not sure132.9
4) Often wrong11425.6
5) Always wrong31370.3
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
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 right194.3
2) Often right255.6
3) Not sure11626.2
4) Often wrong7416.7
5) Always wrong20947.2
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 right5011.2
2) Often right20445.7
3) Not sure9521.3
4) Often wrong7817.5
5) Always wrong194.3
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
93) How right or wrong is the following statement - Sending U.S. military aid to Central America to fight communism. (NOCOMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Always right327.2
2) Often right13430.0
3) Not sure11826.5
4) Often wrong10022.4
5) Always wrong6213.9
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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 right20.4
2) Often right92.0
3) Not sure255.6
4) Often wrong13029.1
5) Always wrong28162.9
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
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 right71.6
2) Often right398.8
3) Not sure8519.2
4) Often wrong5312.0
5) Always wrong25958.5
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
96) How right or wrong is the following statement - Passing laws to make it illegal to discriminate against women or minorities. (DISCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Always right21347.9
2) Often right12728.5
3) Not sure214.7
4) Often wrong296.5
5) Always wrong5512.4
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
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 right16336.5
2) Often right13830.9
3) Not sure9421.1
4) Often wrong327.2
5) Always wrong194.3
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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 true81.8
2) Rarely true224.9
3) True once in a while4710.5
4) Sometimes true10924.4
5) Often true14031.3
6) Almost always true7216.1
7) Always true4911.0
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
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%
2) Rarely true10.2
3) True once in a while20.4
4) Sometimes true10.2
5) Often true61.3
6) Almost always true214.7
7) Always true41593.0
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
100) How true is the following statement - My faith shapes how I think and act each and every day. (DAILYFTH)
TOTAL%
2) Rarely true20.4
3) True once in a while20.4
4) Sometimes true347.6
5) Often true9721.7
6) Almost always true15634.9
7) Always true15634.9
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
101) How true is the following statement - I help others with their religious questions and struggles. (OTHQUEST)
TOTAL%
1) Never true20.5
2) Rarely true265.9
3) True once in a while6715.1
4) Sometimes true9922.3
5) Often true10924.5
6) Almost always true8819.8
7) Always true5311.9
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
102) How true is the following statement - I tend to be critical of other people. (CRITICAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true51.1
2) Rarely true4510.1
3) True once in a while11826.5
4) Sometimes true16436.8
5) Often true8920.0
6) Almost always true194.3
7) Always true61.3
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
103) How true is the following statement - In my free time, I help people who have problems or needs. (GIVENEED)
TOTAL%
1) Never true30.7
2) Rarely true4610.3
3) True once in a while10222.9
4) Sometimes true11225.1
5) Often true10222.9
6) Almost always true5612.6
7) Always true255.6
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
104) How true is the following statement - My faith helps me know right from wrong. (FAITHHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true10.2
2) Rarely true20.4
3) True once in a while30.7
4) Sometimes true245.4
5) Often true6815.2
6) Almost always true18240.8
7) Always true16637.2
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
105) How true is the following statement - I do things to help protect the environment. (ENVIRONS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true92.0
2) Rarely true173.8
3) True once in a while419.2
4) Sometimes true9521.3
5) Often true11626.0
6) Almost always true12127.1
7) Always true4710.5
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
106) How true is the following statement - I devote time to reading and studying the Bible. (TIMEBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true92.0
2) Rarely true5011.2
3) True once in a while7316.4
4) Sometimes true7817.5
5) Often true8118.2
6) Almost always true7416.6
7) Always true8118.2
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
107) How true is the following statement - I have a hard time accepting myself. (KNOWME)
TOTAL%
1) Never true357.9
2) Rarely true11926.7
3) True once in a while9521.3
4) Sometimes true10824.3
5) Often true5813.0
6) Almost always true214.7
7) Always true92.0
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
108) How true is the following statement - Every day I see evidence that God is active in the world. (GODLIVES)
TOTAL%
1) Never true10.2
2) Rarely true20.4
3) True once in a while122.7
4) Sometimes true306.7
5) Often true9220.5
6) Almost always true8719.4
7) Always true22450.0
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
109) How true is the following statement - I take excellent care of my physical health. (GOODHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true30.7
2) Rarely true224.9
3) True once in a while398.7
4) Sometimes true11124.8
5) Often true13630.4
6) Almost always true11225.1
7) Always true245.4
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
110) How true is the following statement - I am active in efforts to promote social justice. (SOCJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) Never true6414.5
2) Rarely true13530.5
3) True once in a while11726.5
4) Sometimes true6715.2
5) Often true4510.2
6) Almost always true71.6
7) Always true71.6
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
111) How true is the following statement - I seek out opportunities to help me grow spiritually. (SPIRGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Never true61.3
2) Rarely true255.6
3) True once in a while5412.1
4) Sometimes true9721.7
5) Often true12327.6
6) Almost always true9521.3
7) Always true4610.3
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
112) How true is the following statement - I take time for periods of prayer or meditation. (DLYPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true40.9
2) Rarely true368.1
3) True once in a while6514.5
4) Sometimes true8619.2
5) Often true9120.4
6) Almost always true9220.6
7) Always true7316.3
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
113) How true is the following statement - I am active in efforts to promote world peace. (WRLDPEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Never true12628.4
2) Rarely true12828.8
3) True once in a while9020.3
4) Sometimes true4810.8
5) Often true429.5
6) Almost always true61.4
7) Always true40.9
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
114) How true is the following statement - I accept people whose religious beliefs are different from mine. (DIFFBLFS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true10.2
2) Rarely true30.7
3) True once in a while20.4
4) Sometimes true184.0
5) Often true9621.6
6) Almost always true19944.7
7) Always true12628.3
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
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 true81.8
2) Rarely true388.5
3) True once in a while8519.1
4) Sometimes true11124.9
5) Often true10924.5
6) Almost always true6113.7
7) Always true337.4
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
116) How true is the following statement - As I grow older, my understanding of God changes. (GODCHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true102.3
2) Rarely true132.9
3) True once in a while184.1
4) Sometimes true6414.4
5) Often true11325.5
6) Almost always true11425.7
7) Always true11125.1
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
117) How true is the following statement - I feel overwhelmed by all the responsibilities and obligations I have. (OVERWHLM)
TOTAL%
1) Never true92.0
2) Rarely true296.5
3) True once in a while7516.9
4) Sometimes true14432.4
5) Often true10423.4
6) Almost always true5311.9
7) Always true317.0
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
118) How true is the following statement - I give significant portions of time and money to help other people. (GIVETIME)
TOTAL%
1) Never true81.8
2) Rarely true388.6
3) True once in a while8719.7
4) Sometimes true9120.6
5) Often true12929.3
6) Almost always true6013.6
7) Always true286.3
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
119) How true is the following statement - I speak out for equality for women and minorities. (EQUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true4810.9
2) Rarely true8519.2
3) True once in a while8519.2
4) Sometimes true7917.9
5) Often true6915.6
6) Almost always true4710.6
7) Always true296.6
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
120) How true is the following statement - I feel God's presence in my relationships with other people. (GODSPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true20.5
2) Rarely true132.9
3) True once in a while317.0
4) Sometimes true8419.0
5) Often true11526.0
6) Almost always true12728.7
7) Always true7116.0
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
121) How true is the following statement - My life is filled with meaning and purpose. (LIFEPURP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true10.2
2) Rarely true20.5
3) True once in a while214.7
4) Sometimes true449.9
5) Often true12327.7
6) Almost always true15735.4
7) Always true9621.6
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 true6314.1
2) Rarely true8418.8
3) True once in a while10222.9
4) Sometimes true11926.7
5) Often true4510.1
6) Almost always true163.6
7) Always true173.8
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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 true12427.9
2) Rarely true5211.7
3) True once in a while224.9
4) Sometimes true398.8
5) Often true5311.9
6) Almost always true5412.1
7) Always true10122.7
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
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 true173.8
2) Rarely true194.3
3) True once in a while276.1
4) Sometimes true7617.2
5) Often true10623.9
6) Almost always true14532.7
7) Always true5312.0
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 true92.0
2) Rarely true306.8
3) True once in a while7015.8
4) Sometimes true8018.1
5) Often true11826.7
6) Almost always true7416.7
7) Always true6113.8
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
126) How true is the following statement - I try to apply my faith to political and social issues. (APPLYFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true358.0
2) Rarely true388.6
3) True once in a while4510.2
4) Sometimes true8018.2
5) Often true9321.1
6) Almost always true10423.6
7) Always true4510.2
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
127) How true is the following statement - My life is committed to Jesus Christ. (MYJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true20.4
2) Rarely true30.7
3) True once in a while81.8
4) Sometimes true398.7
5) Often true6414.3
6) Almost always true10924.4
7) Always true22149.6
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
128) How true is the following statement - I talk with other people about my faith. (TALKFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true20.5
2) Rarely true214.8
3) True once in a while439.7
4) Sometimes true8318.8
5) Often true11225.3
6) Almost always true10624.0
7) Always true7517.0
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
129) How true is the following statement - My life is filled with stress and anxiety. (MYSTRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true102.3
2) Rarely true6214.0
3) True once in a while10323.2
4) Sometimes true11826.6
5) Often true9922.3
6) Almost always true378.3
7) Always true153.4
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
130) How true is the following statement - I go out of my way to show love to people I meet. (SHOWLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true10.2
2) Rarely true163.6
3) True once in a while4710.6
4) Sometimes true11325.6
5) Often true15835.7
6) Almost always true8218.6
7) Always true255.7
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
131) How true is the following statement - I have a real sense that God is guiding me. (GODGUIDE)
TOTAL%
2) Rarely true112.5
3) True once in a while306.8
4) Sometimes true6113.8
5) Often true10924.7
6) Almost always true13430.4
7) Always true9621.8
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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 true6414.5
2) Rarely true8419.0
3) True once in a while6214.0
4) Sometimes true8619.5
5) Often true6314.3
6) Almost always true5412.2
7) Always true296.6
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
133) How true is the following statement - I like to worship and pray with others. (WRSHPOTH)
TOTAL%
2) Rarely true10.2
3) True once in a while71.6
4) Sometimes true184.1
5) Often true7516.9
6) Almost always true17439.3
7) Always true16837.9
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 true40.9
2) Rarely true112.5
3) True once in a while225.0
4) Sometimes true5111.5
5) Often true8619.5
6) Almost always true11024.9
7) Always true15835.7
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
135) How true is the following statement - I am spiritually moved by the beauty of God's creations. (BEAUTY)
TOTAL%
3) True once in a while20.4
4) Sometimes true143.1
5) Often true6213.9
6) Almost always true7617.0
7) Always true29265.5
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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.11025.1
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.26159.5
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.5713.0
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.112.5
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
137) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It feels warm. (CHWARM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true20.4
2) Slightly true163.6
3) Somewhat true8118.1
4) Quite true20846.4
5) Very true14131.5
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
138) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - I learn a lot. (CHLEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true20.4
2) Rarely true419.2
3) True once in a while12127.1
4) Sometimes true18641.7
5) Often true9621.5
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
139) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It accepts people who are different. (CHPEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true102.2
2) Rarely true4510.1
3) True once in a while12427.9
4) Sometimes true16537.1
5) Often true10122.7
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
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) Never true235.2
2) Rarely true12027.0
3) True once in a while16737.5
4) Sometimes true10022.5
5) Often true357.9
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
141) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It is friendly. (CHFRNDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true10.2
2) Rarely true163.6
3) True once in a while7516.9
4) Sometimes true17138.5
5) Often true18140.8
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
142) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It challenges my thinking. (CHTHINK)
TOTAL%
1) Never true102.3
2) Rarely true5813.2
3) True once in a while16537.6
4) Sometimes true13230.1
5) Often true7416.9
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
143) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It encourages me to ask questions. (CHQUESTN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true112.5
2) Rarely true6815.5
3) True once in a while15334.8
4) Sometimes true14533.0
5) Often true6314.3
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
144) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It is boring. (CHBORING)
TOTAL%
1) Never true25357.6
2) Rarely true12628.7
3) True once in a while4510.3
4) Sometimes true102.3
5) Often true51.1
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
145) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - Strangers feel welcome. (CHWELCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Never true40.9
2) Rarely true398.8
3) True once in a while10022.6
4) Sometimes true21348.1
5) Often true8719.6
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
146) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It tries out new ideas. (CHIDEAS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true132.9
2) Rarely true7517.0
3) True once in a while14933.7
4) Sometimes true15134.2
5) Often true5412.2
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
147) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It expects people to learn and think. (CHTHINK2)
TOTAL%
1) Never true143.2
2) Rarely true5913.3
3) True once in a while15334.6
4) Sometimes true15033.9
5) Often true6614.9
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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.347.8
2) The world is part of God, but God is greater and larger than the world.16337.3
3) Human beings are part of God.5211.9
4) God set the world into motion but does not play an active role in the world.10.2
5) God transcends the world, entering the world infrequently.20.5
6) God transcends the world but is actively involved in the world.18542.3
Missing12 
TOTAL437100.0
149) How true is the following statement - God is active in the lives of individual persons. (ACTIVEGO)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false20.5
2) Mostly false20.5
4) I'm not sure102.3
5) Somewhat true337.4
6) Mostly true9220.7
7) Absolutely true30568.7
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
150) How true is the following statement - God works through social and economic systems to bring about social change. (GODCHNG)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false133.0
2) Mostly false173.9
3) Somewhat false184.1
4) I'm not sure10624.1
5) Somewhat true11325.7
6) Mostly true8719.8
7) Absolutely true8519.4
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
151) How true is the following statement - My faith guides me on how to show love to other people. (SHOWLV)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false10.2
3) Somewhat false10.2
4) I'm not sure132.9
5) Somewhat true7617.1
6) Mostly true18441.3
7) Absolutely true17038.2
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
152) How true is the following statement - My faith helps me when I feel sad or lonely. (FAITHSAD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false20.5
4) I'm not sure81.8
5) Somewhat true7717.4
6) Mostly true14933.7
7) Absolutely true20646.6
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
153) How true is the following statement - Salvation refers to the attainment of justice and peace throughout the world. (SALVATN)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false14232.3
2) Mostly false5612.8
3) Somewhat false276.2
4) I'm not sure8719.8
5) Somewhat true6314.4
6) Mostly true429.6
7) Absolutely true225.0
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
154) How true is the following statement - Salvation refers to eternal life for those who believe. (LIFETRNL)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false40.9
2) Mostly false20.5
3) Somewhat false102.3
4) I'm not sure163.6
5) Somewhat true409.0
6) Mostly true7516.9
7) Absolutely true29766.9
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
155) How true is the following statement - God is a close personal friend who guides and protects me. (GUIDESME)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false51.1
2) Mostly false40.9
3) Somewhat false71.6
4) I'm not sure173.8
5) Somewhat true6815.3
6) Mostly true11024.8
7) Absolutely true23252.4
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 false317.0
2) Mostly false235.2
3) Somewhat false245.4
4) I'm not sure8719.7
5) Somewhat true11024.9
6) Mostly true7717.5
7) Absolutely true8920.2
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
157) How true is the following statement - Christians should be about the work of telling others about Jesus. (TELLOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false10.2
2) Mostly false40.9
3) Somewhat false30.7
4) I'm not sure153.4
5) Somewhat true6013.5
6) Mostly true10122.8
7) Absolutely true25958.5
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
158) How true is the following statement - Christians should be about the work of changing society. (CHNGSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false92.1
2) Mostly false133.0
3) Somewhat false173.9
4) I'm not sure5412.3
5) Somewhat true12628.8
6) Mostly true11225.6
7) Absolutely true10724.4
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
159) How true is the following statement - Only Christians will be saved by God. (FEWSAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false13931.7
2) Mostly false337.5
3) Somewhat false388.7
4) I'm not sure9922.6
5) Somewhat true92.1
6) Mostly true286.4
7) Absolutely true9221.0
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
160) How true is the following statement - The good Christian never criticizes his or her country. (NOCRTSZ)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false21549.1
2) Mostly false6915.8
3) Somewhat false7416.9
4) I'm not sure255.7
5) Somewhat true306.8
6) Mostly true163.7
7) Absolutely true92.1
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
161) How true is the following statement - My religious faith is at the center of my life. (FTHCENTR)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false20.5
2) Mostly false20.5
3) Somewhat false132.9
4) I'm not sure132.9
5) Somewhat true9621.7
6) Mostly true16036.2
7) Absolutely true15635.3
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
162) How true is the following statement - My religious faith gives me comfort. (COMFORT)
TOTAL%
3) Somewhat false20.4
4) I'm not sure51.1
5) Somewhat true6213.9
6) Mostly true14432.4
7) Absolutely true23252.1
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
163) How true is the following statement - My religious faith causes me to care about other people. (CAREOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false10.2
4) I'm not sure81.8
5) Somewhat true5312.0
6) Mostly true15033.9
7) Absolutely true23152.1
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 false20.5
2) Mostly false20.5
3) Somewhat false81.8
4) I'm not sure122.7
5) Somewhat true7316.6
6) Mostly true10724.3
7) Absolutely true23753.7
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
165) How true is the following statement - My ultimate responsibility as a person of faith is to devote my life to helping other people. (HELPOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false71.6
2) Mostly false81.8
3) Somewhat false153.4
4) I'm not sure296.6
5) Somewhat true12628.7
6) Mostly true14232.3
7) Absolutely true11225.5
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
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 false153.4
2) Mostly false184.1
3) Somewhat false225.0
4) I'm not sure398.8
5) Somewhat true16938.1
6) Mostly true9922.3
7) Absolutely true8118.3
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
167) How true is the following statement - The purpose of the church should be to strengthen faith in God. (STRNFTH)
TOTAL%
3) Somewhat false10.2
4) I'm not sure40.9
5) Somewhat true5111.5
6) Mostly true12828.9
7) Absolutely true25958.5
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
168) How true is the following statement - My faith helps me feel good about myself. (FEELGOOD)
TOTAL%
2) Mostly false10.2
3) Somewhat false71.6
4) I'm not sure71.6
5) Somewhat true10423.4
6) Mostly true15835.6
7) Absolutely true16737.6
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
169) How true is the following statement - My faith causes me to pay less attention to myself. (FOCUSOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false347.7
2) Mostly false265.9
3) Somewhat false5211.7
4) I'm not sure5612.6
5) Somewhat true11526.0
6) Mostly true9721.9
7) Absolutely true6314.2
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
170) How true is the following statement - I am certain that God exists. (YESGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false10.2
4) I'm not sure40.9
5) Somewhat true51.1
6) Mostly true449.9
7) Absolutely true39087.8
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
171) How true is the following statement - I believe in life after death. (AFTERLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false102.3
2) Mostly false51.1
3) Somewhat false20.5
4) I'm not sure296.6
5) Somewhat true173.9
6) Mostly true4710.7
7) Absolutely true33175.1
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
172) How true is the following statement - The Bible is about how God saves those who believe. (BIBGODSV)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false133.0
2) Mostly false133.0
3) Somewhat false347.7
4) I'm not sure245.5
5) Somewhat true12628.6
6) Mostly true9421.4
7) Absolutely true13630.9
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
173) How true is the following statement - The Bible is about the kind of world God wants us to create. (NEWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false194.3
2) Mostly false204.6
3) Somewhat false276.2
4) I'm not sure337.5
5) Somewhat true12127.6
6) Mostly true11626.5
7) Absolutely true10223.3
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
174) How true is the following statement - I often pray for God's help when I have problems. (PRAYHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false10.2
2) Mostly false10.2
3) Somewhat false61.4
4) I'm not sure20.5
5) Somewhat true439.8
6) Mostly true13931.6
7) Absolutely true24856.4
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
175) How true is the following statement - I often pray that God will help other people. (PRAYPEOP)
TOTAL%
2) Mostly false10.2
3) Somewhat false30.7
4) I'm not sure30.7
5) Somewhat true5312.0
6) Mostly true14332.4
7) Absolutely true23854.0
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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 false30.7
3) Somewhat false10.2
4) I'm not sure40.9
5) Somewhat true5412.2
6) Mostly true11726.5
7) Absolutely true26359.5
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
177) How true is the following statement - Jesus to me is a friend who cares for me each day. (JCCARES)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false20.5
2) Mostly false30.7
3) Somewhat false102.3
4) I'm not sure122.7
5) Somewhat true6614.9
6) Mostly true8419.0
7) Absolutely true26660.0
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
178) How true is the following statement - My faith teaches me how to sacrifice for the good of others. (SACRIFCE)
TOTAL%
2) Mostly false30.7
3) Somewhat false143.2
4) I'm not sure388.6
5) Somewhat true14232.0
6) Mostly true13530.4
7) Absolutely true11225.2
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
179) How true is the following statement - My faith teaches me how to find true happiness. (TRUHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false20.5
2) Mostly false10.2
3) Somewhat false102.3
4) I'm not sure317.0
5) Somewhat true10223.1
6) Mostly true12929.2
7) Absolutely true16737.8
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
180) How true is the following statement - The good Christian should pay attention to spiritual matters. (SPMATTER)
TOTAL%
2) Mostly false20.5
3) Somewhat false30.7
4) I'm not sure153.4
5) Somewhat true8318.7
6) Mostly true13430.2
7) Absolutely true20646.5
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
181) How true is the following statement - The good Christian should pay attention to politics. (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false133.0
2) Mostly false143.2
3) Somewhat false255.7
4) I'm not sure7416.8
5) Somewhat true12628.6
6) Mostly true10724.3
7) Absolutely true8118.4
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
182) How true is the following statement - When I am successful at something, I know God is with me. (SUCCESS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false20.5
2) Mostly false61.4
3) Somewhat false163.6
4) I'm not sure235.2
5) Somewhat true9521.4
6) Mostly true10924.6
7) Absolutely true19243.3
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 false10.2
2) Mostly false30.7
3) Somewhat false81.8
4) I'm not sure429.5
5) Somewhat true9421.2
6) Mostly true12628.4
7) Absolutely true16938.1
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
184) How do you describe yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian10.2
2) Asian or Pacific Islander30.7
3) Black61.4
4) Latino or Hispanic40.9
5) White42495.5
6) Bi-racial or bi-cultural61.4
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
185) How old are you? (AGE)
TOTAL%
3) 21-2430.7
4) 25-29306.7
5) 30-3915634.8
6) 40-4912427.7
7) 50-596915.4
8) 60-694810.7
9) 70-79153.3
10) 80 or older30.7
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
186) Where do you live? (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) On a farm5312.0
2) In the open country, not on a farm4710.6
3) On an American Indian reservation10.2
4) In a small town or village (under 2,500 in population)5412.2
5) In a town (2,500 to 9,999)6113.8
6) In a small city (10,000 to 49,999)7617.2
7) In a medium size central city (50,000 to 250,000)419.3
8) In a suburb of a medium size central city276.1
9) In a large central city (over 250,000)173.8
10) In a suburb of a large central city6514.7
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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%
2) Somewhat less now71.6
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago16336.7
4) Somewhat greater now18942.6
5) Much greater now8519.1
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 now20.5
2) Somewhat less now255.6
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago16637.5
4) Somewhat greater now17138.6
5) Much greater now7917.8
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 now40.9
2) Somewhat less now112.5
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago23352.4
4) Somewhat greater now15033.7
5) Much greater now4710.6
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
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 now143.2
2) Somewhat less now347.7
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago35680.7
4) Somewhat greater now317.0
5) Much greater now61.4
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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 now30.7
2) Somewhat less now51.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago25657.8
4) Somewhat greater now14131.8
5) Much greater now388.6
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 now10.2
2) Somewhat less now81.8
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago14933.8
4) Somewhat greater now19945.1
5) Much greater now8419.0
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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 now51.1
2) Somewhat less now163.6
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago30969.9
4) Somewhat greater now8819.9
5) Much greater now245.4
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 now30.7
2) Somewhat less now276.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago22350.1
4) Somewhat greater now12327.6
5) Much greater now6915.5
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
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 now20.5
2) Somewhat less now184.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago21949.7
4) Somewhat greater now14332.4
5) Much greater now5913.4
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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%
2) Somewhat less now51.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago22751.5
4) Somewhat greater now16236.7
5) Much greater now4710.7
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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 now30.7
2) Somewhat less now112.5
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago29667.0
4) Somewhat greater now10523.8
5) Much greater now276.1
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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%
2) Somewhat less now102.3
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago17239.3
4) Somewhat greater now16838.4
5) Much greater now8820.1
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
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 now20.5
2) Somewhat less now61.4
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago27362.2
4) Somewhat greater now12728.9
5) Much greater now317.1
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
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 now40.9
2) Somewhat less now92.0
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago17539.5
4) Somewhat greater now20245.6
5) Much greater now5312.0
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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%
2) Somewhat less now20.5
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago21348.2
4) Somewhat greater now13831.2
5) Much greater now8920.1
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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%
2) Somewhat less now92.0
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago16136.3
4) Somewhat greater now17038.4
5) Much greater now10323.3
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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%
2) Somewhat less now40.9
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago15033.9
4) Somewhat greater now16036.1
5) Much greater now12929.1
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 now409.1
2) Somewhat less now8018.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago14432.7
4) Somewhat greater now12428.1
5) Much greater now5312.0
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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 disagree72.0
2) Disagree339.6
3) Not sure349.9
4) Agree11633.9
5) Strongly agree15244.4
Missing107 
TOTAL342100.0
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 disagree41.2
2) Disagree51.5
3) Not sure102.9
4) Agree10630.9
5) Strongly agree21863.6
Missing106 
TOTAL343100.0
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 disagree11934.9
2) Disagree12035.2
3) Not sure7421.7
4) Agree123.5
5) Strongly agree164.7
Missing108 
TOTAL341100.0
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 disagree20.6
2) Disagree92.6
3) Not sure113.2
4) Agree11132.3
5) Strongly agree21161.3
Missing105 
TOTAL344100.0
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 programs30.9
2) My own private religious experiences, such as prayer and meditation10630.9
3) My church21863.6
4) Religious groups or events outside of my church164.7
Missing106 
TOTAL343100.0
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? (MORALS)
TOTAL%
1) Religious TV and radio programs41.2
2) My own private religious experiences, such as prayer and meditation11332.9
3) My church20058.3
4) Religious groups or events outside of my church267.6
Missing106 
TOTAL343100.0
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 programs10.3
2) My own private religious experiences, such as prayer and meditation8524.9
3) My church23267.8
4) Religious groups or events outside of my church247.0
Missing107 
TOTAL342100.0
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 important26978.0
2) Important6318.3
3) Somewhat important102.9
4) Not too important30.9
Missing104 
TOTAL345100.0
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%
2) A few times a year10.3
3) About once a month20.6
4) Two or three times a month226.4
5) About once a week21662.6
6) More than once a week10430.1
Missing104 
TOTAL345100.0
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 hours144.1
2) 1-2 hours6719.6
3) 3-5 hours11633.9
4) 6-10 hours9327.2
5) 11-20 hours3610.5
6) More than 20 hours164.7
Missing107 
TOTAL342100.0
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 hours72.0
2) 1-2 hours339.6
3) 3-5 hours10530.6
4) 6-10 hours11332.9
5) 11-20 hours5014.6
6) More than 20 hours3510.2
Missing106 
TOTAL343100.0
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 hours16749.4
2) 1-2 hours9227.2
3) 3-5 hours4112.1
4) 6-10 hours164.7
5) 11-20 hours164.7
6) More than 20 hours61.8
Missing111 
TOTAL338100.0
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) No27980.9
1) Yes6619.1
Missing104 
TOTAL345100.0
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) No25373.3
1) Yes9226.7
Missing104 
TOTAL345100.0
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) No28783.2
1) Yes5816.8
Missing104 
TOTAL345100.0
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) No31892.2
1) Yes277.8
Missing104 
TOTAL345100.0
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) No29384.9
1) Yes5215.1
Missing104 
TOTAL345100.0
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) No28582.6
1) Yes6017.4
Missing104 
TOTAL345100.0
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) No345100.0
Missing104 
TOTAL345100.0
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 me9126.4
2) It's important to me12636.5
3) It's somewhat important to me6920.0
4) It's not too important to me205.8
5) It's not important at all3911.3
Missing104 
TOTAL345100.0
225) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How satisfied are you with the denomination you marked in question 204? (SATDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied14843.0
2) Satisfied15043.6
3) Somewhat satisfied3710.8
4) Dissatisfied82.3
5) Very dissatisfied10.3
Missing105 
TOTAL344100.0
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, absolutely11533.6
2) Yes, probably16648.5
3) Maybe4814.0
4) Probably not102.9
5) No30.9
Missing107 
TOTAL342100.0
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 school10.2
2) Completed grade school20.5
3) Took some high school81.9
4) Completed high school6715.7
5) Went to vocational school276.3
6) Took some college8118.9
7) Completed college6415.0
8) Did some graduate or professional degree work5713.3
9) Completed a graduate or professional degree12128.3
Missing21 
TOTAL428100.0
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 $7,00061.4
2) $7,000 - $12,000194.5
3) $12,001 -$16,000235.5
4) $16,001 - $20,000276.4
5) $20,001 - $25,0005412.8
6) $25,001 - $38,00013932.9
7) $38,001 - $50,0007618.0
8) $50,001 - $75,0005312.6
9) $75,001 - $100,000153.6
10) More than $100,000102.4
Missing27 
TOTAL422100.0
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 married245.6
3) Married33076.4
4) Divorced, now single235.3
5) Divorced and remarried358.1
6) Widowed, now single102.3
7) Widowed and remarried40.9
8) Separated61.4
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
230) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: What is your political party preference? (POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat5212.2
2) Not very strong Democrat5011.7
3) Independent, close to Democrat6214.5
4) Independent, no preference7417.3
5) Independent, close to Republican429.8
6) No very strong Republican7617.8
7) Strong Republican7116.6
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
231) Which of the following best describes your political orientation? (POLORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal81.8
2) Liberal6113.9
3) Slightly liberal5913.4
4) Moderate13731.1
5) Slightly conservative8419.1
6) Conservative8619.5
7) Extremely conservative51.1
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
232) How many people belong to your church? (NUMCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1005712.8
2) 100-20013129.4
3) 201-50015735.2
4) 501-9996013.5
5) 1,000 or more419.2
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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) Poor51.1
2) Fair327.2
3) OK419.2
4) Good11626.1
5) Very good15635.1
6) Excellent8118.2
7) Outstanding143.1
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
234) How well do you think your church does at making a difference in the lives of the following - Teenagers? (TEENSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor4510.2
2) Fair5512.4
3) OK6815.4
4) Good12127.4
5) Very good10022.6
6) Excellent4610.4
7) Outstanding71.6
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
235) How well do you think your church does at making a difference in the lives of the following - Adults? (ADULTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor132.9
2) Fair296.5
3) OK5211.7
4) Good13229.6
5) Very good14632.7
6) Excellent6414.3
7) Outstanding102.2
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
236) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Pre-kindergarten (TCHGRPK)
TOTAL%
0) No37885.9
1) Yes6214.1
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
237) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Kindergarten. (TCHGRK)
TOTAL%
0) No37284.5
1) Yes6815.5
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
238) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 1 (TCHGR1)
TOTAL%
0) No37685.5
1) Yes6414.5
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
239) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 2. (TCHGR2)
TOTAL%
0) No38387.0
1) Yes5713.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
240) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 3. (TCHGR3)
TOTAL%
0) No38186.6
1) Yes5913.4
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
241) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 4. (TCHGR4)
TOTAL%
0) No38387.0
1) Yes5713.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
242) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 5. (TCHGR5)
TOTAL%
0) No38387.0
1) Yes5713.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
243) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 6. (TCHGR6)
TOTAL%
0) No37485.0
1) Yes6615.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
244) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 7. (TCHGR7)
TOTAL%
0) No38387.0
1) Yes5713.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
245) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 8. (TCHGR8)
TOTAL%
0) No39088.6
1) Yes5011.4
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
246) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 9. (TCHGR9)
TOTAL%
0) No40090.9
1) Yes409.1
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
247) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 10. (TCHGR10)
TOTAL%
0) No40191.1
1) Yes398.9
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
248) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 11. (TCHGR11)
TOTAL%
0) No40391.6
1) Yes378.4
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
249) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for Grade 12. (TCHGR12)
TOTAL%
0) No40391.6
1) Yes378.4
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
250) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for young adults. (TCHYADL)
TOTAL%
0) No40993.0
1) Yes317.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
251) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach Sunday school for adults. (TCHADLT)
TOTAL%
0) No35079.5
1) Yes9020.5
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
252) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Lead Bible studies for children. (STDYKIDS)
TOTAL%
0) No38286.8
1) Yes5813.2
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
253) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Lead Bible studies for teenagers. (STDYTEEN)
TOTAL%
0) No39389.3
1) Yes4710.7
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
254) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Lead Bible studies for young adults. (STDYYADL)
TOTAL%
0) No41794.8
1) Yes235.2
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
255) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Lead Bible studies for adults. (STDYADLT)
TOTAL%
0) No32273.2
1) Yes11826.8
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
256) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Lead workshops or retreats for adults. (LEADRTRT)
TOTAL%
0) No36583.0
1) Yes7517.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
257) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach confirmation. (TCHCONF)
TOTAL%
0) No39890.5
1) Yes429.5
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
258) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach vacation Bible school. (VACBIBSC)
TOTAL%
0) No29466.8
1) Yes14633.2
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
259) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Lead a youth ministry program. (YTHMINST)
TOTAL%
0) No37084.1
1) Yes7015.9
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
260) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Conduct child or youth choir. (YCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) No40391.6
1) Yes378.4
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
261) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach new member classes. (NEWMEMCL)
TOTAL%
0) No41393.9
1) Yes276.1
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
262) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Lead teacher training events. (TRAINTCH)
TOTAL%
0) No29968.0
1) Yes14132.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
263) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Provide spiritual counseling. (SPIRCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) No36783.4
1) Yes7316.6
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
264) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Lead a support group for adults. (ADSUPPGR)
TOTAL%
0) No41995.2
1) Yes214.8
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
265) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Coordinate camping for children or youth. (KIDCAMP)
TOTAL%
0) No37585.2
1) Yes6514.8
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
266) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Lead or organize prayer groups. (PRAYGRPS)
TOTAL%
0) No41193.4
1) Yes296.6
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
267) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Coordinate social service projects for children. (COORCAMP)
TOTAL%
0) No37384.8
1) Yes6715.2
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
268) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Coordinate social service projects for adults. (COORSERV)
TOTAL%
0) No40993.0
1) Yes317.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
269) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Organize and plan adult education events other than on Sunday mornings. (ORGOTHAD)
TOTAL%
0) No30669.5
1) Yes13430.5
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
270) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Teach parent education or family education. (PARFAMED)
TOTAL%
0) No40592.0
1) Yes358.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
271) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Other. (OTHERRSP)
TOTAL%
0) No36081.8
1) Yes8018.2
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
272) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Serve as director of Christian education. (SRVDIRXN)
TOTAL%
0) No25858.6
1) Yes18241.4
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
273) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Serve as Sunday school superintendent. (SRVSSUPR)
TOTAL%
0) No23753.9
1) Yes20346.1
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
274) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Serve as coordinator of adult education. (COORADED)
TOTAL%
0) No40391.6
1) Yes378.4
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
275) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Serve as chair of Christian education committee. (CHAIRCOM)
TOTAL%
0) No30168.4
1) Yes13931.6
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
276) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Serve as director of family ministry. (DIRFAMIN)
TOTAL%
0) No43598.9
1) Yes51.1
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
277) Is the following a current Christian education responsibility of yours - Serve as minister or pastor. (MINPSTR)
TOTAL%
0) No40491.8
1) Yes368.2
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
278) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Program is innovative and creative. (CRTV16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true296.8
2) Somewhat true21350.1
3) Very true18343.1
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
279) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Program challenges participants to think. (CHAL16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true153.5
2) Somewhat true22151.9
3) Very true19044.6
Missing23 
TOTAL426100.0
280) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Program is well planned and administered. (PLAN16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true122.8
2) Somewhat true19044.9
3) Very true22152.2
Missing26 
TOTAL423100.0
281) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Program addresses participants' needs and interests. (NEED16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true102.4
2) Somewhat true20047.7
3) Very true20949.9
Missing30 
TOTAL419100.0
282) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Program promotes growth in religious faith and conviction. (GROW16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true92.1
2) Somewhat true15737.0
3) Very true25860.8
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
283) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders enjoy participation. (PART16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true71.7
2) Somewhat true13732.6
3) Very true27665.7
Missing29 
TOTAL420100.0
284) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Participants enjoy the program. (PROG16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true51.2
2) Somewhat true12730.0
3) Very true29168.8
Missing26 
TOTAL423100.0
285) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders show enthusiasm for Christian education. (ENTH16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true112.6
2) Somewhat true14233.5
3) Very true27163.9
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
286) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders have high expectations for learning. (EXPT16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true317.5
2) Somewhat true21652.2
3) Very true16740.3
Missing35 
TOTAL414100.0
287) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders know how to minimize discipline problems. (DISC16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true215.0
2) Somewhat true20047.7
3) Very true19847.3
Missing30 
TOTAL419100.0
288) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders deal well with conflict. (CONF16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true184.5
2) Somewhat true18646.9
3) Very true19348.6
Missing52 
TOTAL397100.0
289) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders encourage participants to raise questions about religious doctrine and theological ideas. (QUES16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true5013.0
2) Somewhat true19049.5
3) Very true14437.5
Missing65 
TOTAL384100.0
290) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Classes and events feel warm and inviting. (WARM16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true30.7
2) Somewhat true9422.1
3) Very true32877.2
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
291) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders are caring and loving. (CARE16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true30.7
2) Somewhat true4410.4
3) Very true37688.9
Missing26 
TOTAL423100.0
292) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? The pastor(s) show(s) a deep commitment to Christian education. (CMMT16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true215.0
2) Somewhat true9823.1
3) Very true30571.9
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
293) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? The pastor(s) is/are involved in doing Christian education. (INVL16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true9422.7
2) Somewhat true13231.8
3) Very true18945.5
Missing34 
TOTAL415100.0
294) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? The pastor(s) is/are knowledgeable about the theory and practice of Christian education. (KNOW16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true194.6
2) Somewhat true8821.4
3) Very true30474.0
Missing38 
TOTAL411100.0
295) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? The pastor(s) is/are enthusiastic about Christian education. (ENGY16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true225.2
2) Somewhat true9522.5
3) Very true30672.3
Missing26 
TOTAL423100.0
296) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Your church council (or governing board) is interested in Christian education. (COUN16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true102.4
2) Somewhat true17140.4
3) Very true24257.2
Missing26 
TOTAL423100.0
297) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Adults in your congregation place high priority on Christian education. (PRID16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true348.2
2) Somewhat true19346.6
3) Very true18745.2
Missing35 
TOTAL414100.0
298) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders know how religious faith forms and develops. (FORM16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true276.7
2) Somewhat true22455.2
3) Very true15538.2
Missing43 
TOTAL406100.0
299) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders know about educational theory and practice. (DTRY16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true4010.1
2) Somewhat true25564.2
3) Very true10225.7
Missing52 
TOTAL397100.0
300) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders know about different learning styles. (STYL16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true399.7
2) Somewhat true23959.5
3) Very true12430.8
Missing47 
TOTAL402100.0
301) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders know and understand the Bible. (BIBL16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true92.2
2) Somewhat true22253.5
3) Very true18444.3
Missing34 
TOTAL415100.0
302) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders have teaching competence. (COMP16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true102.4
2) Somewhat true17641.8
3) Very true23555.8
Missing28 
TOTAL421100.0
303) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders look for opportunities to know more about effective Christian education. (OPPS16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true5713.4
2) Somewhat true22252.4
3) Very true14534.2
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
304) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Teachers/leaders know and understand the theology and traditions of your denomination. (DENOM16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true317.5
2) Somewhat true26864.7
3) Very true11527.8
Missing35 
TOTAL414100.0
305) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Space for Christian education is adequate. (SPAC16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true8018.3
2) Somewhat true11626.6
3) Very true24055.0
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
306) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Quality curriculum resources are available. (CURR16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true102.3
2) Somewhat true8820.4
3) Very true33377.3
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
307) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Quality multi-media resources are available. (MEDI16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true7518.6
2) Somewhat true16139.9
3) Very true16841.6
Missing45 
TOTAL404100.0
308) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? A quality Christian education library or resource center is available. (LIBR16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true10625.4
2) Somewhat true17241.2
3) Very true13933.3
Missing32 
TOTAL417100.0
309) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? The annual education budget is carefully planned. (BDGT16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true4611.2
2) Somewhat true15237.0
3) Very true21351.8
Missing38 
TOTAL411100.0
310) How does the following describe your education programs for grades 1-6? Efforts are made to encourage participation of inactive members. (INAC16)
TOTAL%
1) Not true6615.6
2) Somewhat true21450.6
3) Very true14333.8
Missing26 
TOTAL423100.0
311) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? Program is innovative and creative. (CRTVTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true7017.7
2) Somewhat true18747.3
3) Very true13834.9
Missing54 
TOTAL395100.0
312) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Program challenges participants to think. (CHALTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true307.7
2) Somewhat true16341.8
3) Very true19750.5
Missing59 
TOTAL390100.0
313) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Program is well planned and administered. (PLANTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true4010.2
2) Somewhat true18045.9
3) Very true17243.9
Missing57 
TOTAL392100.0
314) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Program addresses participants' needs and interests. (NEEDTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true4511.9
2) Somewhat true16844.4
3) Very true16543.7
Missing71 
TOTAL378100.0
315) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Program promotes growth in religious faith and conviction. (GROWTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true297.6
2) Somewhat true15941.7
3) Very true19350.7
Missing68 
TOTAL381100.0
316) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders enjoy participation. (PARTTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true266.8
2) Somewhat true13736.0
3) Very true21857.2
Missing68 
TOTAL381100.0
317) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Participants enjoy the program. (PROGTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true3810.0
2) Somewhat true18047.5
3) Very true16142.5
Missing70 
TOTAL379100.0
318) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders show enthusiasm for Christian education. (ENTHTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true225.7
2) Somewhat true14637.5
3) Very true22156.8
Missing60 
TOTAL389100.0
319) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders have high expectations for learning. (EXPTTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true4511.9
2) Somewhat true18248.1
3) Very true15139.9
Missing71 
TOTAL378100.0
320) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders know how to minimize discipline problems. (DISCTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true328.6
2) Somewhat true17747.3
3) Very true16544.1
Missing75 
TOTAL374100.0
321) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders deal well with conflict. (CONFTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true328.9
2) Somewhat true17247.9
3) Very true15543.2
Missing90 
TOTAL359100.0
322) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders encourage participants to raise questions about religious doctrine and theological ideas. (QUESTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true225.9
2) Somewhat true13035.1
3) Very true21858.9
Missing79 
TOTAL370100.0
323) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Classes and events feel warm and inviting. (WARMTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true236.0
2) Somewhat true13635.4
3) Very true22558.6
Missing65 
TOTAL384100.0
324) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders are caring and loving. (CARETEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true92.3
2) Somewhat true6215.9
3) Very true31981.8
Missing59 
TOTAL390100.0
325) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - The pastor(s) show(s) a deep commitment to Christian education. (CMMTTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true276.8
2) Somewhat true8421.1
3) Very true28772.1
Missing51 
TOTAL398100.0
326) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - The pastor(s) is/are involved in doing Christian education. (INVLTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true5814.9
2) Somewhat true11830.3
3) Very true21354.8
Missing60 
TOTAL389100.0
327) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - The pastor(s) is/are knowledgeable about the theory and practice of Christian education. (KNOWTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true153.9
2) Somewhat true8120.9
3) Very true29275.3
Missing61 
TOTAL388100.0
328) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - The pastor(s) is/are enthusiastic about Christian education. (ENGYTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true235.8
2) Somewhat true8721.8
3) Very true28972.4
Missing50 
TOTAL399100.0
329) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Your church council (or governing board) is interested in Christian education. (COUNTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true112.8
2) Somewhat true15839.8
3) Very true22857.4
Missing52 
TOTAL397100.0
330) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Adults in your congregation place high priority on Christian education. (PRIOTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true369.3
2) Somewhat true19851.0
3) Very true15439.7
Missing61 
TOTAL388100.0
331) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders know how religious faith forms and develops. (FORMTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true277.2
2) Somewhat true18248.4
3) Very true16744.4
Missing73 
TOTAL376100.0
332) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders know about educational theory and practice. (DTRYTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true4011.0
2) Somewhat true21659.3
3) Very true10829.7
Missing85 
TOTAL364100.0
333) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders know about different learning styles. (STYLTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true4311.8
2) Somewhat true20054.9
3) Very true12133.2
Missing85 
TOTAL364100.0
334) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders know and understand the Bible. (BIBLTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true51.3
2) Somewhat true20153.2
3) Very true17245.5
Missing71 
TOTAL378100.0
335) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders have teaching competence. (COMPTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true143.7
2) Somewhat true15340.4
3) Very true21255.9
Missing70 
TOTAL379100.0
336) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders look for opportunities to know more about effective Christian education. (OPPSTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true5113.4
2) Somewhat true20553.7
3) Very true12633.0
Missing67 
TOTAL382100.0
337) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Teachers/leaders know and understand the theology and traditions of your denomination. (DENMTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true256.5
2) Somewhat true22959.8
3) Very true12933.7
Missing66 
TOTAL383100.0
338) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Space for Christian education is adequate. (SPACTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true7418.1
2) Somewhat true10425.5
3) Very true23056.4
Missing41 
TOTAL408100.0
339) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Quality Curriculum resources are available. (CURRTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true215.2
2) Somewhat true8821.9
3) Very true29272.8
Missing48 
TOTAL401100.0
340) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Quality multi-media resources are available. (MEDITEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true7219.3
2) Somewhat true14538.8
3) Very true15742.0
Missing75 
TOTAL374100.0
341) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - A quality Christian education library or resource center is available. (LIBRTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true10726.9
2) Somewhat true15739.4
3) Very true13433.7
Missing51 
TOTAL398100.0
342) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - The annual education budget is carefully planned. (BOGTTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true4311.2
2) Somewhat true14136.6
3) Very true20152.2
Missing64 
TOTAL385100.0
343) How does the following describe your education programs for teenagers? - Efforts are made to encourage participation of inactive members. (INACTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true7217.9
2) Somewhat true20049.8
3) Very true13032.3
Missing47 
TOTAL402100.0
344) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Program is innovative and creative. (CRTVADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true7318.3
2) Somewhat true20150.4
3) Very true12531.3
Missing50 
TOTAL399100.0
345) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Program challenges participants to think. (CHALADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true184.4
2) Somewhat true15839.0
3) Very true22956.5
Missing44 
TOTAL405100.0
346) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Program is well planned and administered. (PLANADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true266.5
2) Somewhat true17543.8
3) Very true19949.8
Missing49 
TOTAL400100.0
347) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Program addresses participants' needs and interests. (NEEDADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true153.8
2) Somewhat true17845.5
3) Very true19850.6
Missing58 
TOTAL391100.0
348) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Program promotes growth in religious faith and conviction. (GROWADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true133.3
2) Somewhat true14135.9
3) Very true23960.8
Missing56 
TOTAL393100.0
349) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders enjoy participation. (PARTADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true82.1
2) Somewhat true11630.1
3) Very true26267.9
Missing63 
TOTAL386100.0
350) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Participants enjoy the program. (PROGADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true82.0
2) Somewhat true11629.7
3) Very true26768.3
Missing58 
TOTAL391100.0
351) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders show enthusiasm for Christian education. (ENTHADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true164.0
2) Somewhat true14536.4
3) Very true23759.5
Missing51 
TOTAL398100.0
352) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders have high expectations for learning. (EXPTADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true307.8
2) Somewhat true17044.3
3) Very true18447.9
Missing65 
TOTAL384100.0
353) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders know how to minimize discipline problems. (DISCADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true155.4
2) Somewhat true7627.2
3) Very true18867.4
Missing170 
TOTAL279100.0
354) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders deal well with conflict. (CONFADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true267.6
2) Somewhat true14743.1
3) Very true16849.3
Missing108 
TOTAL341100.0
355) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders encourage participants to raise questions about religious doctrine and theological ideas. (QUESADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true112.9
2) Somewhat true10326.8
3) Very true27170.4
Missing64 
TOTAL385100.0
356) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Classes and events feel warm and inviting. (WARMADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true102.5
2) Somewhat true10526.4
3) Very true28371.1
Missing51 
TOTAL398100.0
357) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders are caring and loving. (CAREADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true92.3
2) Somewhat true7318.6
3) Very true31079.1
Missing57 
TOTAL392100.0
358) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - The pastor(s) show(s) a deep commitment to Christian education. (CMMTADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true184.5
2) Somewhat true8521.3
3) Very true29774.3
Missing49 
TOTAL400100.0
359) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - The pastor(s) is/are involved in doing Christian education. (INVLADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true4511.4
2) Somewhat true9624.3
3) Very true25464.3
Missing54 
TOTAL395100.0
360) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - The pastor(s) is/are knowledgeable about the theory and practice of Christian education. (KNOWADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true123.1
2) Somewhat true6917.6
3) Very true31079.3
Missing58 
TOTAL391100.0
361) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - The pastor(s) is/are enthusiastic about Christian education. (ENGYADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true215.2
2) Somewhat true8320.7
3) Very true29774.1
Missing48 
TOTAL401100.0
362) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Your church council (or governing board) is interested in Christian education. (COUNADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true123.0
2) Somewhat true16440.8
3) Very true22656.2
Missing47 
TOTAL402100.0
363) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Adults in your congregation place high priority on Christian education. (PRIOADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true5012.3
2) Somewhat true21352.5
3) Very true14335.2
Missing43 
TOTAL406100.0
364) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders know how religious faith forms and develops. (FORMADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true205.2
2) Somewhat true17746.1
3) Very true18748.7
Missing65 
TOTAL384100.0
365) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders know about educational theory and practice. (DTRYADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true3910.5
2) Somewhat true18850.8
3) Very true14338.6
Missing79 
TOTAL370100.0
366) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders know about different learning styles. (STYLADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true4813.1
2) Somewhat true18149.3
3) Very true13837.6
Missing82 
TOTAL367100.0
367) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders know and understand the Bible. (BIBLADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true30.8
2) Somewhat true13233.7
3) Very true25765.6
Missing57 
TOTAL392100.0
368) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders have teaching competence. (COMPADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true133.4
2) Somewhat true12732.7
3) Very true24863.9
Missing61 
TOTAL388100.0
369) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders look for opportunities to know more about effective Christian education. (OPPSADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true5313.6
2) Somewhat true19349.4
3) Very true14537.1
Missing58 
TOTAL391100.0
370) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Teachers/leaders know and understand the theology and traditions of your denomination. (DENMADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true174.4
2) Somewhat true15940.8
3) Very true21454.9
Missing59 
TOTAL390100.0
371) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Space for Christian education is adequate. (SPACADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true7117.3
2) Somewhat true11227.3
3) Very true22755.4
Missing39 
TOTAL410100.0
372) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Quality curriculum resources are available. (CURRADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true133.3
2) Somewhat true9122.8
3) Very true29674.0
Missing49 
TOTAL400100.0
373) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Quality multi-media resources are available. (MEDIADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true7420.0
2) Somewhat true13636.8
3) Very true16043.2
Missing79 
TOTAL370100.0
374) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - A quality Christian education library or resource center is available. (LIBRADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true9924.8
2) Somewhat true15137.8
3) Very true14937.3
Missing50 
TOTAL399100.0
375) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - The annual education budget is carefully planned. (BDGTADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true5113.2
2) Somewhat true14637.9
3) Very true18848.8
Missing64 
TOTAL385100.0
376) How does the following describe your education programs for adults? - Efforts are made to encourage participation of inactive members. (INACADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true8521.4
2) Somewhat true20451.3
3) Very true10927.4
Missing51 
TOTAL398100.0
377) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Developing Bible knowledge. (DEVL16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis51.2
2) Some emphasis14433.4
3) Strong emphasis28265.4
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
378) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Teaching Bible stories. (TECH16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis10.2
2) Some emphasis6515.1
3) Strong emphasis36484.7
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
379) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Bible memorization. (MEMR16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis15235.6
2) Some emphasis19545.7
3) Strong emphasis8018.7
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
380) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Theological reflection on human experience. (HUEX16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis11831.1
2) Some emphasis20654.2
3) Strong emphasis5614.7
Missing69 
TOTAL380100.0
381) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Denominational theology, tradition, and history. (DENO16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis18846.8
2) Some emphasis17042.3
3) Strong emphasis4410.9
Missing47 
TOTAL402100.0
382) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Providing opportunities for giving help to other people. (GIVH16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis6014.1
2) Some emphasis22452.7
3) Strong emphasis14133.2
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
383) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Providing fellowship or social interaction. (FLSI16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis368.5
2) Some emphasis18643.9
3) Strong emphasis20247.6
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
384) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Promoting intergenerational contact. (INTR16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis12230.4
2) Some emphasis17844.4
3) Strong emphasis10125.2
Missing48 
TOTAL401100.0
385) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Teaching moral values. (MORL16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis204.7
2) Some emphasis15536.6
3) Strong emphasis24958.7
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
386) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Teaching moral decision-making. (DECS16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis399.4
2) Some emphasis18945.5
3) Strong emphasis18745.1
Missing34 
TOTAL415100.0
387) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Global awareness and understanding. (GAWR16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis14134.6
2) Some emphasis21953.8
3) Strong emphasis4711.5
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
388) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Multi-cultural awareness and understanding. (MAWR16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis16741.3
2) Some emphasis19047.0
3) Strong emphasis4711.6
Missing45 
TOTAL404100.0
389) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Discussion of local or national social issues. (SOCI16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis26365.6
2) Some emphasis12130.2
3) Strong emphasis174.2
Missing48 
TOTAL401100.0
390) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Peacemaking. (PEAC16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis16239.7
2) Some emphasis19247.1
3) Strong emphasis5413.2
Missing41 
TOTAL408100.0
391) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Learning how to apply faith to everyday life. (FAIT16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis163.7
2) Some emphasis18844.0
3) Strong emphasis22352.2
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
392) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Awareness and understanding of other faith traditions. (TRAD16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis20249.4
2) Some emphasis17442.5
3) Strong emphasis338.1
Missing40 
TOTAL409100.0
393) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Appreciation of religious music. (RELM16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis6515.4
2) Some emphasis17240.9
3) Strong emphasis18443.7
Missing28 
TOTAL421100.0
394) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Understanding and appreciation of church symbols. (SYMB16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis9422.8
2) Some emphasis22654.7
3) Strong emphasis9322.5
Missing36 
TOTAL413100.0
395) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Involving parents in program decisions and planning. (INPR16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis16139.3
2) Some emphasis16339.8
3) Strong emphasis8621.0
Missing39 
TOTAL410100.0
396) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Providing classes to help parents learn how to promote the faith of their children. (PROM16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis30674.8
2) Some emphasis7418.1
3) Strong emphasis297.1
Missing40 
TOTAL409100.0
397) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Providing classes for parents on effective parenting or communication. (EFFC16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis28169.6
2) Some emphasis9523.5
3) Strong emphasis286.9
Missing45 
TOTAL404100.0
398) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for grades 1-6? - Informing parents of students' progress. (STPR16)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis25862.5
2) Some emphasis12931.2
3) Strong emphasis266.3
Missing36 
TOTAL413100.0
399) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Developing Bible knowledge. (DEVLTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis205.1
2) Some emphasis17043.4
3) Strong emphasis20251.5
Missing57 
TOTAL392100.0
400) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Teaching Bible stories. (TECHTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis5514.1
2) Some emphasis17946.0
3) Strong emphasis15539.8
Missing60 
TOTAL389100.0
401) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Bible memorization. (MEMRTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis19951.7
2) Some emphasis14437.4
3) Strong emphasis4210.9
Missing64 
TOTAL385100.0
402) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Theological reflection on human experience. (HUEXTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis4914.0
2) Some emphasis18352.1
3) Strong emphasis11933.9
Missing98 
TOTAL351100.0
403) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Denominational theology, tradition, and history. (DENOTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis11029.9
2) Some emphasis18650.5
3) Strong emphasis7219.6
Missing81 
TOTAL368100.0
404) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Providing opportunities for giving help to other people. (GIVHTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis4812.2
2) Some emphasis19449.5
3) Strong emphasis15038.3
Missing57 
TOTAL392100.0
405) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Providing fellowship or social interaction. (FLSITEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis174.3
2) Some emphasis11629.4
3) Strong emphasis26266.3
Missing54 
TOTAL395100.0
406) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Promoting intergenerational contact. (INTRTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis10829.0
2) Some emphasis17647.2
3) Strong emphasis8923.9
Missing76 
TOTAL373100.0
407) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Teaching moral values. (MORLTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis143.6
2) Some emphasis12932.8
3) Strong emphasis25063.6
Missing56 
TOTAL393100.0
408) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Teaching moral decision-making. (DECSTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis215.4
2) Some emphasis12732.7
3) Strong emphasis24061.9
Missing61 
TOTAL388100.0
409) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Global awareness and understanding. (GAWRTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis8923.7
2) Some emphasis22960.9
3) Strong emphasis5815.4
Missing73 
TOTAL376100.0
410) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Multi-cultural awareness and understanding. (MAWRTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis12934.2
2) Some emphasis19551.7
3) Strong emphasis5314.1
Missing72 
TOTAL377100.0
411) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Discussion of local or national social issues. (SOCITEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis12132.0
2) Some emphasis19351.1
3) Strong emphasis6416.9
Missing71 
TOTAL378100.0
412) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Peacemaking. (PEACTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis11931.4
2) Some emphasis18749.3
3) Strong emphasis7319.3
Missing70 
TOTAL379100.0
413) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Learning how to apply faith to everyday life. (FAITTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis184.6
2) Some emphasis12832.4
3) Strong emphasis24963.0
Missing54 
TOTAL395100.0
414) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Awareness and understanding of other faith traditions. (TRADTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis10828.3
2) Some emphasis20854.6
3) Strong emphasis6517.1
Missing68 
TOTAL381100.0
415) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Appreciation of religious music. (RELMTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis11228.6
2) Some emphasis15038.4
3) Strong emphasis12933.0
Missing58 
TOTAL391100.0
416) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Understanding and appreciation of church symbols. (SYMBTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis10427.6
2) Some emphasis17947.5
3) Strong emphasis9424.9
Missing72 
TOTAL377100.0
417) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Involving parents in program decisions and planning. (INPRTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis13335.1
2) Some emphasis16042.2
3) Strong emphasis8622.7
Missing70 
TOTAL379100.0
418) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Providing classes to help parents learn how to promote the faith of their children. (PROMTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis27171.7
2) Some emphasis8322.0
3) Strong emphasis246.3
Missing71 
TOTAL378100.0
419) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Providing classes for parents on effective parenting or communication. (EFFCTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis25466.8
2) Some emphasis9825.8
3) Strong emphasis287.4
Missing69 
TOTAL380100.0
420) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for teenagers? - Informing parents of students' progress. (STPRTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis24163.4
2) Some emphasis10828.4
3) Strong emphasis318.2
Missing69 
TOTAL380100.0
421) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Developing Bible knowledge. (DEVLADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis61.5
2) Some emphasis11227.5
3) Strong emphasis29071.1
Missing41 
TOTAL408100.0
422) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Teaching Bible stories. (TECHADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis6316.0
2) Some emphasis18547.1
3) Strong emphasis14536.9
Missing56 
TOTAL393100.0
423) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Bible memorization. (MEMRADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis26167.6
2) Some emphasis9725.1
3) Strong emphasis287.3
Missing63 
TOTAL386100.0
424) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Theological reflection on human experience. (HUEXADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis297.7
2) Some emphasis13335.4
3) Strong emphasis21456.9
Missing73 
TOTAL376100.0
425) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Denominational theology, tradition, and history. (DENOADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis9424.2
2) Some emphasis18246.9
3) Strong emphasis11228.9
Missing61 
TOTAL388100.0
426) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Providing opportunities for giving help to other people. (GIVHADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis379.1
2) Some emphasis17743.5
3) Strong emphasis19347.4
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
427) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Providing fellowship or social interaction. (FLSIADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis184.4
2) Some emphasis13132.3
3) Strong emphasis25763.3
Missing43 
TOTAL406100.0
428) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Promoting intergenerational contact. (INTRADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis10326.9
2) Some emphasis17144.6
3) Strong emphasis10928.5
Missing66 
TOTAL383100.0
429) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Teaching moral values. (MORLADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis317.8
2) Some emphasis17543.9
3) Strong emphasis19348.4
Missing50 
TOTAL399100.0
430) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Teaching moral decision-making. (DECSADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis338.5
2) Some emphasis17144.0
3) Strong emphasis18547.6
Missing60 
TOTAL389100.0
431) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Global awareness and understanding. (GWARADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis5815.2
2) Some emphasis21255.6
3) Strong emphasis11129.1
Missing68 
TOTAL381100.0
432) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Multi-cultural awareness and understanding. (MAWRADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis10227.1
2) Some emphasis19251.1
3) Strong emphasis8221.8
Missing73 
TOTAL376100.0
433) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Discussion of local or national social issues. (SOCIADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis7218.4
2) Some emphasis18948.3
3) Strong emphasis13033.2
Missing58 
TOTAL391100.0
434) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Peacemaking. (PEACADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis10126.0
2) Some emphasis18848.3
3) Strong emphasis10025.7
Missing60 
TOTAL389100.0
435) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Learning how to apply faith to everyday life. (FAITADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis143.5
2) Some emphasis10626.2
3) Strong emphasis28470.3
Missing45 
TOTAL404100.0
436) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Awareness and understanding of other faith traditions. (TRADADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis9424.0
2) Some emphasis20452.2
3) Strong emphasis9323.8
Missing58 
TOTAL391100.0
437) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Appreciation of religious music. (RELMADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis7418.7
2) Some emphasis15839.9
3) Strong emphasis16441.4
Missing53 
TOTAL396100.0
438) How much emphasis is put on the following for education programs for adults - Understanding and appreciation of church symbols. (SYMBADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No or minor emphasis11128.8
2) Some emphasis18548.1
3) Strong emphasis8923.1
Missing64 
TOTAL385100.0
439) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Church's governing body, during its regular meetings, having a thoughtful discussion about Christian education. (OCCRTHDS)
TOTAL%
0) Never7318.9
1) Once5113.2
2) Twice8221.2
3) 3 or 4 times10025.8
4) 5 times or more8120.9
Missing62 
TOTAL387100.0
440) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - In-service training events provided for teachers. (OCCRINSR)
TOTAL%
0) Never13531.2
1) Once11426.3
2) Twice10524.2
3) 3 or 4 times6214.3
4) 5 times or more173.9
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
441) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teachers named and given recognition in a worship service. (OCCRRECG)
TOTAL%
0) Never5813.4
1) Once20847.9
2) Twice11526.5
3) 3 or 4 times429.7
4) 5 times or more112.5
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
442) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teachers gathering to discuss the goals and objectives of Christian education. (OCCRDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Never9021.4
1) Once11126.4
2) Twice8019.0
3) 3 or 4 times8119.3
4) 5 times or more5813.8
Missing29 
TOTAL420100.0
443) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teachers gathering to coordinate and plan Christian education. (OCCRCOOR)
TOTAL%
0) Never7718.3
1) Once9723.0
2) Twice6816.2
3) 3 or 4 times9422.3
4) 5 times or more8520.2
Missing28 
TOTAL421100.0
444) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teachers gathering for own spiritual formation. (OCCRSPIR)
TOTAL%
0) Never27067.0
1) Once5012.4
2) Twice4511.2
3) 3 or 4 times256.2
4) 5 times or more133.2
Missing46 
TOTAL403100.0
445) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teachers given instruction in denominational theology and tradition. (OCCRINST)
TOTAL%
0) Never32779.8
1) Once389.3
2) Twice245.9
3) 3 or 4 times163.9
4) 5 times or more51.2
Missing39 
TOTAL410100.0
446) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teachers spending a full day or more together to plan. (OCCRPLAN)
TOTAL%
0) Never35385.1
1) Once4310.4
2) Twice133.1
3) 3 or 4 times51.2
4) 5 times or more10.2
Missing34 
TOTAL415100.0
447) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Children participating in planning the children's program. (OCCRCHPR)
TOTAL%
0) Never27667.0
1) Once6315.3
2) Twice4110.0
3) 3 or 4 times245.8
4) 5 times or more81.9
Missing37 
TOTAL412100.0
448) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teenagers participating in planning the youth program. (OCCRYTHP)
TOTAL%
0) Never7619.7
1) Once5915.3
2) Twice6817.7
3) 3 or 4 times8321.6
4) 5 times or more9925.7
Missing64 
TOTAL385100.0
449) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Children's program receiving a thoughtful evaluation. (OCCREVAL)
TOTAL%
0) Never8721.0
1) Once13031.4
2) Twice8420.3
3) 3 or 4 times7016.9
4) 5 times or more4310.4
Missing35 
TOTAL414100.0
450) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teenage program receiving a thoughtful evaluation. (OCCRTEVL)
TOTAL%
0) Never8722.5
1) Once10727.7
2) Twice8121.0
3) 3 or 4 times7118.4
4) 5 times or more4010.4
Missing63 
TOTAL386100.0
451) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Adult program receiving a thoughtful evaluation. (OCCRAEVL)
TOTAL%
0) Never11429.8
1) Once9524.9
2) Twice7720.2
3) 3 or 4 times6316.5
4) 5 times or more338.6
Missing67 
TOTAL382100.0
452) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teachers meeting to help each other deal with specific problems and challenges. (OCCRDEAL)
TOTAL%
0) Never16539.7
1) Once8019.2
2) Twice4811.5
3) 3 or 4 times7117.1
4) 5 times or more5212.5
Missing33 
TOTAL416100.0
453) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teachers given instruction in effective teaching methods. (OCCREFFC)
TOTAL%
0) Never20548.8
1) Once11126.4
2) Twice5613.3
3) 3 or 4 times286.7
4) 5 times or more204.8
Missing29 
TOTAL420100.0
454) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - A study made of children's needs and interests. (OCCRCSTY)
TOTAL%
0) Never25462.1
1) Once8520.8
2) Twice327.8
3) 3 or 4 times256.1
4) 5 times or more133.2
Missing40 
TOTAL409100.0
455) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - A study made of teenagers' needs and interests. (OCCRTSTY)
TOTAL%
0) Never18747.7
1) Once10426.5
2) Twice5614.3
3) 3 or 4 times307.7
4) 5 times or more153.8
Missing57 
TOTAL392100.0
456) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - A study made of adults' needs and interests. (OCCRASTY)
TOTAL%
0) Never20050.4
1) Once10727.0
2) Twice5914.9
3) 3 or 4 times205.0
4) 5 times or more112.8
Missing52 
TOTAL397100.0
457) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teachers evaluated. (OCCRTEVA)
TOTAL%
0) Never30976.1
1) Once5613.8
2) Twice225.4
3) 3 or 4 times112.7
4) 5 times or more82.0
Missing43 
TOTAL406100.0
458) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Children meaningfully involved in a Sunday morning worship service. (OCCRCWRS)
TOTAL%
0) Never5713.6
1) Once7317.5
2) Twice5112.2
3) 3 or 4 times6916.5
4) 5 times or more16840.2
Missing31 
TOTAL418100.0
459) How many times in the last year has the following occurred in your church? - Teenagers meaningfully involved in a Sunday morning worship service. (OCCRTWRS)
TOTAL%
0) Never5012.0
1) Once10224.5
2) Twice9623.1
3) 3 or 4 times6615.9
4) 5 times or more10224.5
Missing33 
TOTAL416100.0
460) In your view, does your denomination produce quality resources, training, and support for Christian education? (SUPPCHED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32681.9
3) No7218.1
Missing51 
TOTAL398100.0
461) In your view, does your denomination's regional office give meaningful support and help to your congregation's Christian education program? (REGSUPPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26173.5
3) No9426.5
Missing94 
TOTAL355100.0
462) Does your church have a brochure describing its Christian education program? (BROCCHED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12029.8
3) No28370.2
Missing46 
TOTAL403100.0
463) Does your church do a good job of publicizing its Christian education program to members? (PUBCHRED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27466.0
3) No14134.0
Missing34 
TOTAL415100.0
464) Does your church do a good job of publicizing its Christian education program to your local community? (PUBCHEDL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8521.5
3) No31078.5
Missing54 
TOTAL395100.0
465) Are children or youth rewarded for good attendance? (GOODATTN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22753.9
3) No19446.1
Missing28 
TOTAL421100.0
466) Are attendance records for children kept? (CHLDATTN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39290.7
3) No409.3
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
467) Are attendance records for teenagers kept? (TEENATTN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31479.1
3) No8320.9
Missing52 
TOTAL397100.0
468) Does your church have a clear mission or purpose statement for the Christian education of children? (CLRMISSC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18850.0
3) No18850.0
Missing73 
TOTAL376100.0
469) Does your church have a clear mission or purpose statement for the Christian education of teenagers? (CLRMISST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16044.3
3) No20155.7
Missing88 
TOTAL361100.0
470) Does your church have a clear mission or purpose statement for the Christian education of adults? (CLRMISSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15544.0
3) No19756.0
Missing97 
TOTAL352100.0
471) Does your church have clearly stated learning objectives for children? (LEAROBJC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14737.9
3) No24162.1
Missing61 
TOTAL388100.0
472) Does your church have clearly stated learning objectives for teenagers? (LEAROBJT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13335.8
3) No23864.2
Missing78 
TOTAL371100.0
473) Does your church have clearly stated learning objectives for adults? (LEAROBJA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11731.7
3) No25268.3
Missing80 
TOTAL369100.0
474) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Difficulty in getting children or youth to pay attention. (PROBATTN)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem102.3
2) A somewhat major problem9521.6
3) A minor problem25959.0
4) No problem7517.1
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
475) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Parent disinterest. (PROBPRDS)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem8519.5
2) A somewhat major problem15134.6
3) A minor problem14633.5
4) No problem5412.4
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
476) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Adult disinterest in adult education. (PROBDISN)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem9822.5
2) A somewhat major problem13029.9
3) A minor problem14132.4
4) No problem6615.2
Missing14 
TOTAL435100.0
477) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Recruitment of volunteer teachers and leaders. (PROBRECR)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem12227.9
2) A somewhat major problem14332.6
3) A minor problem13330.4
4) No problem409.1
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
478) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Lack of motivation to learn by children. (PROBCMOT)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem133.0
2) A somewhat major problem5312.1
3) A minor problem19344.1
4) No problem17940.9
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
479) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Lack of motivation to learn by teenagers. (PROBTMOT)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem5913.9
2) A somewhat major problem11928.1
3) A minor problem16739.5
4) No problem7818.4
Missing26 
TOTAL423100.0
480) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Lack of motivation to learn by adults. (PROBAMOT)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem4710.9
2) A somewhat major problem10424.1
3) A minor problem15536.0
4) No problem12529.0
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
481) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Children's busy schedules. (PROBCSCH)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem6013.8
2) A somewhat major problem11225.8
3) A minor problem19745.4
4) No problem6515.0
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
482) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Teenagers' busy schedules. (PROBTSCH)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem13331.1
2) A somewhat major problem14634.2
3) A minor problem12128.3
4) No problem276.3
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
483) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Adults' busy schedules. (PROBASCH)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem14233.0
2) A somewhat major problem15937.0
3) A minor problem10123.5
4) No problem286.5
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
484) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - The Christian education budget. (PROBCBUD)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem225.2
2) A somewhat major problem4510.5
3) A minor problem13732.1
4) No problem22352.2
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
485) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - The quality of Christian education curriculum resources. (PROBQUAL)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem51.2
2) A somewhat major problem327.4
3) A minor problem11626.9
4) No problem27864.5
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
486) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Rapid turnover for teachers. (PROBTURN)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem153.6
2) A somewhat major problem4310.4
3) A minor problem15738.1
4) No problem19747.8
Missing37 
TOTAL412100.0
487) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Teacher preparation for classes. (PROBPREP)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem61.4
2) A somewhat major problem4610.9
3) A minor problem18243.0
4) No problem18944.7
Missing26 
TOTAL423100.0
488) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Support of the senior pastor for Christian education. (PROBSENP)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem153.9
2) A somewhat major problem246.2
3) A minor problem5514.2
4) No problem29375.7
Missing62 
TOTAL387100.0
489) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Teacher competence. (PROBCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem20.5
2) A somewhat major problem317.2
3) A minor problem17440.4
4) No problem22452.0
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
490) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Church too small to offer much in the way of formal programs. (PROBSMLL)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem348.8
2) A somewhat major problem6115.8
3) A minor problem11229.1
4) No problem17846.2
Missing64 
TOTAL385100.0
491) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Support by congregation for Christian education. (PROBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem245.6
2) A somewhat major problem7417.2
3) A minor problem14233.0
4) No problem19044.2
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
492) In promoting effective Christian education, how much of a problem is the following - Irregular attendance by children or youth. (PROBIRRG)
TOTAL%
1) A major problem6715.5
2) A somewhat major problem13030.1
3) A minor problem18743.3
4) No problem4811.1
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
493) To what degree would you say that your church tries to coordinate Christian education so that children, teenagers, and adults are simultaneously studying the same issues or exploring the same Bible passages? (SAMISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all18843.2
2) A little6314.5
3) Somewhat9120.9
4) Quite a bit7417.0
5) A great deal194.4
Missing14 
TOTAL435100.0
494) Do you refer to yourself as a born-again Christian? (BRNAGNCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14633.0
2) I'm not sure255.6
3) No27261.4
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
495) Some people think that Protestant churches in the U.S. have a bias which favors the male point of view in theology and doctrine. Do you think a bias toward the male point of view exists in your church's theology and doctrine? (MALEBIAS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8118.4
2) I'm not sure7617.3
3) No28364.3
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
496) 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? (WOMNINST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21348.4
2) I'm not sure12728.9
3) No10022.7
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
497) 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? (MININSGT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23152.6
2) I'm not sure12127.6
3) No8719.8
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
498) How much emphasis is put on the following for grades 1-6? - Religious instruction (Emphasis is placed on transmitting Christian religious beliefs, knowledge, and practices to participants. Good teaching is highly valued, and the Christian education program offers structured classes in which good teaching can take place.) (RELI16)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church51.2
2) Minor emphasis in my church368.3
3) Some emphasis in my church9121.0
4) Moderate emphasis in my church12729.3
5) Strong emphasis in my church17440.2
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
499) How much emphasis is put on the following for grades 1-6? - Faith community (Emphasis is placed on how persons are initiated and grow into the Christian faith community. Persons are intentionally socialized into the faith by being immersed in the rituals, traditions, symbols, and patterns of living normative within the particular community of faith. The church gives much attention to creating shared values, rituals, and traditions.) (FAIC16)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church409.3
2) Minor emphasis in my church11226.0
3) Some emphasis in my church14132.7
4) Moderate emphasis in my church8219.0
5) Strong emphasis in my church5613.0
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
500) How much emphasis is put on the following for grades 1-6? - Spiritual development (Emphasis is placed on nurturing the natural unfolding of each individual person's religious experience and religious quest. Faith develops in an ordered way, with persons at different places in the growth process. Learners are helped to use life experiences and life crises as opportunities to grow in faith.) (SPIR16)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church327.5
2) Minor emphasis in my church9321.7
3) Some emphasis in my church12629.4
4) Moderate emphasis in my church10624.7
5) Strong emphasis in my church7216.8
Missing20 
TOTAL429100.0
501) How much emphasis is put on the following for grades 1-6? - Liberation (Emphasis is placed on analyzing and understanding the political, social, and cultural context in which human life and action takes place. This approach serves as one antidote to individualism, helping learners understand how social systems can cause oppression and injustice. Action and reflection on action is encouraged.) (LIBT16)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church17340.4
2) Minor emphasis in my church14634.1
3) Some emphasis in my church7918.5
4) Moderate emphasis in my church235.4
5) Strong emphasis in my church71.6
Missing21 
TOTAL428100.0
502) How much emphasis is put on the following for grades 1-6? - Interpretation (Both the Christian story and personal experience are emphasized, with learners encouraged to discover the interrelationships among the Christian tradition, God's activity in the world, and personal experience. The learner is not taught particular understandings, but is encouraged to interpret what he or she experiences in transactions with God, religious tradition and other people. Teachers serve more as guides than as information-givers.) (INTP16)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church6715.6
2) Minor emphasis in my church10023.3
3) Some emphasis in my church12729.6
4) Moderate emphasis in my church8419.6
5) Strong emphasis in my church5111.9
Missing20 
TOTAL429100.0
503) How much emphasis is put on the following for grades 7-12? - Religious instruction (Emphasis is placed on transmitting Christian religious beliefs, knowledge, and practices to participants. Good teaching is highly valued, and the Christian education program offers structured classes in which good teaching can take place.) (RELITEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church276.3
2) Minor emphasis in my church4610.7
3) Some emphasis in my church11326.4
4) Moderate emphasis in my church11627.1
5) Strong emphasis in my church12629.4
Missing21 
TOTAL428100.0
504) How much emphasis is put on the following for grades 7-12? - Faith community (Emphasis is placed on how persons are initiated and grow into the Christian faith community. Persons are intentionally socialized into the faith by being immersed in the rituals, traditions, symbols, and patterns of living normative within the particular community of faith. The church gives much attention to creating shared values, rituals, and traditions.) (FAICTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church5312.5
2) Minor emphasis in my church10224.1
3) Some emphasis in my church13632.1
4) Moderate emphasis in my church7517.7
5) Strong emphasis in my church5813.7
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
505) How much emphasis is put on the following for grades 7-12? - Spiritual development (Emphasis is placed on nurturing the natural unfolding of each individual person's religious experience and religious quest. Faith develops in an ordered way, with persons at different places in the growth process. Learners are helped to use life experiences and life crises as opportunities to grow in faith.) (SPIRTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church419.8
2) Minor emphasis in my church7417.6
3) Some emphasis in my church11828.1
4) Moderate emphasis in my church11026.2
5) Strong emphasis in my church7718.3
Missing29 
TOTAL420100.0
506) How much emphasis is put on the following for grades 7-12? - Liberation (Emphasis is placed on analyzing and understanding the political, social, and cultural context in which human life and action takes place. This approach serves as one antidote to individualism, helping learners understand how social systems can cause oppression and injustice. Action and reflection on action is encouraged.) (LIBTTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church13933.3
2) Minor emphasis in my church13933.3
3) Some emphasis in my church9923.7
4) Moderate emphasis in my church296.9
5) Strong emphasis in my church122.9
Missing31 
TOTAL418100.0
507) How much emphasis is put on the following for grades 7-12? - Interpretation (Both the Christian story and personal experience are emphasized, with learners encouraged to discover the interrelationships among the Christian tradition, God's activity in the world, and personal experience. The learner is not taught particular understandings, but is encouraged to interpret what he or she experiences in transactions with God, religious tradition and other people. Teachers serve more as guides than as information-givers.) (INTPTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church6114.7
2) Minor emphasis in my church7618.3
3) Some emphasis in my church12129.1
4) Moderate emphasis in my church10224.5
5) Strong emphasis in my church5613.5
Missing33 
TOTAL416100.0
508) How much emphasis is put on the following for adults? - Religious instruction (Emphasis is placed on transmitting Christian religious beliefs, knowledge, and practices to participants. Good teaching is highly valued, and the Christian education program offers structured classes in which good teaching can take place.) (RELIADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church296.7
2) Minor emphasis in my church4610.6
3) Some emphasis in my church10223.6
4) Moderate emphasis in my church12929.8
5) Strong emphasis in my church12729.3
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
509) How much emphasis is put on the following for adults? - Faith community (Emphasis is placed on how persons are initiated and grow into the Christian faith community. Persons are intentionally socialized into the faith by being immersed in the rituals, traditions, symbols, and patterns of living normative within the particular community of faith. The church gives much attention to creating shared values, rituals, and traditions.) (FAICADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church4911.4
2) Minor emphasis in my church9221.4
3) Some emphasis in my church14533.7
4) Moderate emphasis in my church8118.8
5) Strong emphasis in my church6314.7
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
510) How much emphasis is put on the following for adults? - Spiritual development (Emphasis is placed on nurturing the natural unfolding of each individual person's religious experience and religious quest. Faith develops in an ordered way, with persons at different places in the growth process. Learners are helped to use life experiences and life crises as opportunities to grow in faith.) (SPIRADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church347.9
2) Minor emphasis in my church5813.5
3) Some emphasis in my church10825.1
4) Moderate emphasis in my church12930.0
5) Strong emphasis in my church10123.5
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
511) How much emphasis is put on the following, for adults - Liberation (Emphasis is placed on analyzing and understanding the political, social, and cultural context in which human life and action takes place. This approach serves as one antidote to individualism, helping learners understand how social systems can cause oppression and injustice. Action and reflection on action is encouraged.) (LIBTADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church11827.7
2) Minor emphasis in my church12529.3
3) Some emphasis in my church11727.5
4) Moderate emphasis in my church4811.3
5) Strong emphasis in my church184.2
Missing23 
TOTAL426100.0
512) How much emphasis is put on the following, for adults - Interpretation (Both the Christian story and personal experience are emphasized, with learners encouraged to discover the interrelationships among the Christian tradition, God's activity in the world, and personal experience. The learner is not taught particular understandings, but is encouraged to interpret what he or she experiences in transactions with God, religious tradition and other people. Teachers serve more as guides than as information-givers.) (INTPADLT)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis in my church5212.1
2) Minor emphasis in my church7116.5
3) Some emphasis in my church10724.9
4) Moderate emphasis in my church10123.5
5) Strong emphasis in my church9923.0
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
513) Which of the five approaches (religious instruction, faith community, spiritual development, liberation, interpretation) to Christian education, defined previously (Variables RELIADLT-INTPADLT) do you emphasize the most in your Christian education efforts at your church? (MOSTEMPH)
TOTAL%
1) Religious instruction19144.2
2) Faith community4410.2
3) Spiritual development12228.2
4) Liberation61.4
5) Interpretation6013.9
6) None92.1
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
514) Which of the five approaches (religious instruction, faith community, spiritual development, liberation, interpretation) to Christian education, defined previously (Variables RELIADLT-INTPADLT) do you emphasize the most in your Christian education efforts at your church? (KNOWMOST)
TOTAL%
1) Religious instruction9433.8
2) Faith community2910.4
3) Spiritual development7527.0
4) Liberation41.4
5) Interpretation196.8
6) None5720.5
Missing171 
TOTAL278100.0
515) Which of the five approaches (religious instruction, faith community, spiritual development, liberation, interpretation) to Christian education, defined previously (Variables RELIADLT-INTPADLT) do you emphasize the most in your Christian education efforts at your church? (LIKTOLRN)
TOTAL%
1) Religious instruction3912.6
2) Faith community3511.3
3) Spiritual development10634.2
4) Liberation3411.0
5) Interpretation6420.6
6) None3210.3
Missing139 
TOTAL310100.0
516) Which of the five approaches (religious instruction, faith community, spiritual development, liberation, interpretation) to Christian education, defined previously (Variables RELIADLT-INTPADLT) do you emphasize the most in your Christian education efforts at your church? (CHREMPMT)
TOTAL%
1) Religious instruction4413.7
2) Faith community3410.6
3) Spiritual development12137.6
4) Liberation195.9
5) Interpretation4213.0
6) None6219.3
Missing127 
TOTAL322100.0
517) To what degree do you think your church is like the following? - This church seeks to bring souls to Jesus. It puts emphasis on encouraging people to commit their lives to Jesus Christ. It supports missionary work, emphasizes the Bible as a guide for daily living, and speaks out against the sin and evil that is rampant in the world. (SOULS2JS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all like this11025.0
2) A little like this9220.9
3) Somewhat like this9722.0
4) Quite a bit like this8018.2
5) Very much like this6113.9
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
518) To what degree do you think your church is like the following? - This church provides a comfortable refuge from the pain and suffering of the world. In this church, it's easy to forget the noise and confusion of the world. This church strongly believes that everything is in God's hands and that what matters is the spiritual. Nothing else is as important. Members gain the comfort and strength necessary to overcome the stresses and sorrows of everyday life. (COMFREFG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all like this9220.9
2) A little like this15134.3
3) Somewhat like this12227.7
4) Quite a bit like this5612.7
5) Very much like this194.3
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
519) To what degree do you think your church is like the following - This church strives to serve its community. It is active in supporting local social and human service programs. It encourages its members to get involved in community affairs and issues such as supporting schools, youth programs, food shelves, and housing for the elderly. Members and clergy are visible on community committees, and the church has a number of programs designed to help people get involved. Service to the community is a strong focus of its ministry. (SERVCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all like this347.7
2) A little like this10824.6
3) Somewhat like this12929.4
4) Quite a bit like this10423.7
5) Very much like this6414.6
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
520) To what degree do you think your church is like the following - This church seeks to bring God's liberation and freedom to all who are oppressed. It believes in moving beyond study and talk. It has several social action groups working actively to bring about social and political change. The pastor's sermons often deal with specific political and economic issues. Some of its people are active in projects designed to bring about a more just society. The church is often critical of our nation's international, economic, and military policies. (GODLIBRA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all like this24756.4
2) A little like this10524.0
3) Somewhat like this5713.0
4) Quite a bit like this235.3
5) Very much like this61.4
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
521) What curriculum resources does your church use in its Christian education programs for the following - Kindergarten. (CRKINDER)
TOTAL%
1) Primarily or exclusively uses resources published by our denomination (includes cooperative ventures with other denominations)21452.3
2) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from other denominational offices5413.2
3) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from non-denominational groups and publishers5513.4
4) Primarily or exclusively uses resources developed by people in our congregation20.5
5) A combination of 1 and 2286.8
6) A combination of 1 and 3245.9
7) A combination of 1 and 4153.7
8) A combination of 2 and 330.7
9) A combination of 2 and 430.7
10) A combination of 3 and 461.5
11) Some other combination30.7
12) None of these apply20.5
Missing40 
TOTAL409100.0
522) What curriculum resources does your church use in its Christian education programs for the following - Grades 1 and 2. (CRGRD12)
TOTAL%
1) Primarily or exclusively uses resources published by our denomination (includes cooperative ventures with other denominations)22153.6
2) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from other denominational offices5012.1
3) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from non-denominational groups and publishers5212.6
4) Primarily or exclusively uses resources developed by people in our congregation20.5
5) A combination of 1 and 2327.8
6) A combination of 1 and 3245.8
7) A combination of 1 and 4143.4
8) A combination of 2 and 330.7
9) A combination of 2 and 441.0
10) A combination of 3 and 451.2
11) Some other combination30.7
12) None of these apply20.5
Missing37 
TOTAL412100.0
523) What curriculum resources does your church use in its Christian education programs for the following - Grades 3 and 4. (CRGRD34)
TOTAL%
1) Primarily or exclusively uses resources published by our denomination (includes cooperative ventures with other denominations)21953.9
2) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from other denominational offices5012.3
3) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from non-denominational groups and publishers5012.3
4) Primarily or exclusively uses resources developed by people in our congregation20.5
5) A combination of 1 and 2327.9
6) A combination of 1 and 3225.4
7) A combination of 1 and 4174.2
8) A combination of 2 and 341.0
9) A combination of 2 and 430.7
10) A combination of 3 and 430.7
11) Some other combination20.5
12) None of these apply20.5
Missing43 
TOTAL406100.0
524) What curriculum resources does your church use in its Christian education programs for the following - Grades 5 and 6. (CRGRD56)
TOTAL%
1) Primarily or exclusively uses resources published by our denomination (includes cooperative ventures with other denominations)20752.1
2) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from other denominational offices5112.8
3) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from non-denominational groups and publishers4711.8
4) Primarily or exclusively uses resources developed by people in our congregation51.3
5) A combination of 1 and 2297.3
6) A combination of 1 and 3225.5
7) A combination of 1 and 4174.3
8) A combination of 2 and 341.0
9) A combination of 2 and 430.8
10) A combination of 3 and 461.5
11) Some other combination30.8
12) None of these apply30.8
Missing52 
TOTAL397100.0
525) What curriculum resources does your church use in its Christian education programs for the following - Grades 7 and 8. (CRGRD78)
TOTAL%
1) Primarily or exclusively uses resources published by our denomination (includes cooperative ventures with other denominations)18248.0
2) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from other denominational offices338.7
3) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from non-denominational groups and publishers4511.9
4) Primarily or exclusively uses resources developed by people in our congregation195.0
5) A combination of 1 and 2307.9
6) A combination of 1 and 3287.4
7) A combination of 1 and 4205.3
8) A combination of 2 and 341.1
9) A combination of 2 and 410.3
10) A combination of 3 and 461.6
11) Some other combination71.8
12) None of these apply41.1
Missing70 
TOTAL379100.0
526) What curriculum resources does your church use in its Christian education programs for the following - Grades 9-12. (CRGRD912)
TOTAL%
1) Primarily or exclusively uses resources published by our denomination (includes cooperative ventures with other denominations)13738.9
2) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from other denominational offices308.5
3) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from non-denominational groups and publishers4111.6
4) Primarily or exclusively uses resources developed by people in our congregation205.7
5) A combination of 1 and 2298.2
6) A combination of 1 and 3298.2
7) A combination of 1 and 4236.5
8) A combination of 2 and 361.7
9) A combination of 2 and 420.6
10) A combination of 3 and 492.6
11) Some other combination154.3
12) None of these apply113.1
Missing97 
TOTAL352100.0
527) What curriculum resources does your church use in its Christian education programs for the following - Adult Bible studies. (CRGRDADL)
TOTAL%
1) Primarily or exclusively uses resources published by our denomination (includes cooperative ventures with other denominations)15439.5
2) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from other denominational offices225.6
3) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from non-denominational groups and publishers359.0
4) Primarily or exclusively uses resources developed by people in our congregation276.9
5) A combination of 1 and 2246.2
6) A combination of 1 and 3338.5
7) A combination of 1 and 4256.4
8) A combination of 2 and 371.8
9) A combination of 2 and 430.8
10) A combination of 3 and 4123.1
11) Some other combination297.4
12) None of these apply194.9
Missing59 
TOTAL390100.0
528) What curriculum resources does your church use in its Christian education programs for the following - Other adult education. (CRGROTH)
TOTAL%
1) Primarily or exclusively uses resources published by our denomination (includes cooperative ventures with other denominations)11334.1
2) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from other denominational offices133.9
3) Primarily or exclusively uses resources from non-denominational groups and publishers278.2
4) Primarily or exclusively uses resources developed by people in our congregation319.4
5) A combination of 1 and 2226.6
6) A combination of 1 and 3319.4
7) A combination of 1 and 4236.9
8) A combination of 2 and 361.8
9) A combination of 2 and 441.2
10) A combination of 3 and 492.7
11) Some other combination3310.0
12) None of these apply195.7
Missing118 
TOTAL331100.0
529) Of all the children grades K-6 affiliated with your church, about what percent would you estimate are active participants in Christian education? (ACTVK6)
TOTAL%
1) 0%51.2
2) 10%204.6
3) 20%204.6
4) 30%255.8
5) 40%276.2
6) 50%6114.1
7) 60%5612.9
8) 70%7316.9
9) 80%7818.0
10) 90%5612.9
11) 100%122.8
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
530) Of all the 7th-9th graders affiliated with your church, about what percent would you estimate are active participants in Christian education? (ACTV79)
TOTAL%
1) 0%245.6
2) 10%378.6
3) 20%245.6
4) 30%429.8
5) 40%337.7
6) 50%7417.2
7) 60%4510.5
8) 70%4610.7
9) 80%5312.3
10) 90%419.5
11) 100%112.6
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
531) Of all the 10th-12th graders affiliated with your church, about what percent would you estimate are active participants in Christian education? (ACTV1012)
TOTAL%
1) 0%4911.5
2) 10%7517.6
3) 20%5011.7
4) 30%5813.6
5) 40%368.5
6) 50%5312.4
7) 60%327.5
8) 70%204.7
9) 80%296.8
10) 90%163.8
11) 100%81.9
Missing23 
TOTAL426100.0
532) Of all the adults affiliated with your church, about what percent would you estimate are active participants in Christian education? (ACTVADLT)
TOTAL%
1) 0%122.8
2) 10%10123.2
3) 20%7817.9
4) 30%7617.5
5) 40%6013.8
6) 50%4410.1
7) 60%235.3
8) 70%173.9
9) 80%153.4
10) 90%92.1
Missing14 
TOTAL435100.0
533) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Sunday school, pre-kindergarten. (PRGPREK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41995.4
2) No204.6
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
534) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Sunday or church school, kindergarten. (PRGKINDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42797.5
2) No112.5
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
535) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Sunday or church school, grades 1-6. (PRGSS16)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43399.3
2) No30.7
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
536) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Sunday or church school, grades 7-9. (PRGSS79)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39590.2
2) No439.8
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
537) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Sunday or church school, grades 10-12. (PRGSS12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32775.7
2) No10524.3
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
538) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Sunday or church school or adult education classes on Sundays for adults. (PRGSSADL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38387.4
2) No5512.6
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
539) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Confirmation program for young adolescents. (PRGCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32475.2
2) No10724.8
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
540) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Weekly opportunity for youth to study Bible. (PRGYBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14433.1
2) No29166.9
Missing14 
TOTAL435100.0
541) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Weekly opportunity for youth, mission education. (PRGYMISN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6214.3
2) No37185.7
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
542) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Youth group, for grades 5 and/or 6. (PRGYGR56)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15336.2
2) No27063.8
Missing26 
TOTAL423100.0
543) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Youth group, for grades 7-8, 7-9, or 6-8. (PRGYGR78)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29467.4
2) No14232.6
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
544) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Youth group, for grades 9-12, or 10-12. (PRGYGR12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31773.7
2) No11326.3
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
545) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Community service projects for youth. (PRGYSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20247.3
2) No22552.7
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
546) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Children's sermon at worship services. (PRGYWSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33075.9
2) No10524.1
Missing14 
TOTAL435100.0
547) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Formal, long-term, in-depth Bible study for adults. (PRGADBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23053.4
2) No20146.6
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
548) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Informal Bible studies for adults. (PRGBIBAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30871.3
2) No12428.7
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
549) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Intergenerational events. (PRGAGEEV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29869.0
2) No13431.0
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
550) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Discussions or seminars for parents. (PRGPARDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13430.9
2) No29969.1
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
551) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Discussions or seminars for young adults. (PRGYDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11426.5
2) No31773.5
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
552) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Support groups for adults with special needs. (PRGSUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14233.2
2) No28666.8
Missing21 
TOTAL428100.0
553) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Women's group, or women's auxiliary. (PRGWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40292.6
2) No327.4
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
554) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Men's group, or men's auxiliary. (PRGMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18743.4
2) No24456.6
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
555) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Religious plays or dramas. (PRGDRAMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22552.1
2) No20747.9
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
556) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Children's choir. (PRGKCHOI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28566.6
2) No14333.4
Missing21 
TOTAL428100.0
557) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Youth choir. (PRGYCHOI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16940.0
2) No25360.0
Missing27 
TOTAL422100.0
558) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Adult choir. (PRGACHOI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39991.5
2) No378.5
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
559) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Retreats for adults. (PRGARTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22151.8
2) No20648.2
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
560) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Mission conferences. (PRGMSCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16338.9
2) No25661.1
Missing30 
TOTAL419100.0
561) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Mission projects. (PRGMSPRO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30771.7
2) No12128.3
Missing21 
TOTAL428100.0
562) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Travel seminars for youth. (PRGYTRV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15035.9
2) No26864.1
Missing31 
TOTAL418100.0
563) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Camping for youth. (PRGYCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33978.5
2) No9321.5
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
564) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Camping for adults. (PRGACAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16137.9
2) No26462.1
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
565) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Community service projects for adults. (PRGAPRO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25960.7
2) No16839.3
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
566) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Lectures, speeches, or workshops on social or moral issues. (PRGISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13932.6
2) No28767.4
Missing23 
TOTAL426100.0
567) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Membership classes for adults. (PRGMEMCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25159.3
2) No17240.7
Missing26 
TOTAL423100.0
568) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Church-related nursery school. (PRGNURSY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16738.8
2) No26361.2
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
569) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Church-related day care. (PRGDAYCR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6014.3
2) No36085.7
Missing29 
TOTAL420100.0
570) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Church-related after school programs. (PRGAFSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4310.2
2) No37889.8
Missing28 
TOTAL421100.0
571) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Vacation Bible School. (PRGBIBSC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37185.5
2) No6314.5
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
572) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Leadership training for Christian education volunteers. (PRGLDRVL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21349.9
2) No21450.1
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
573) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Seminary or college-based extension courses for laity. (PRGSEMCR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6314.9
2) No36185.1
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
574) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Prayer groups. (PRGPRYGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24156.6
2) No18543.4
Missing23 
TOTAL426100.0
575) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Job or vocational training sessions or programs. (PRGJOBTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61.4
2) No42398.6
Missing20 
TOTAL429100.0
576) Does your church offer the following program or event this year - Training in language or reading skills. (PRGSKILL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes174.0
2) No41396.0
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
577) Do you order Christian education materials from the following non-denominational publishers - David C. Cook. (PUBCOOK)
TOTAL%
0) No28567.1
1) Yes14032.9
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
578) Do you order Christian education materials from the following non-denominational publishers - Gospel Light. (PBULIGHT)
TOTAL%
0) No40094.1
1) Yes255.9
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
579) Do you order Christian education materials from the following non-denominational publishers - Scripture Press. (PUBPRESS)
TOTAL%
0) No39091.8
1) Yes358.2
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
580) Do you order Christian education materials from the following non-denominational publishers - Standard. (PUBSTAND)
TOTAL%
0) No35483.3
1) Yes7116.7
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
581) Do you order Christian education materials from the following non-denominational publishers - Winston/Harper and Row. (PUBWHROW)
TOTAL%
0) No38590.6
1) Yes409.4
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
582) Do you order Christian education materials from the following non-denominational publishers - Other. (PUBOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) No26161.4
1) Yes16438.6
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
583) Do you order Christian education materials from the following non-denominational publishers - None. (PUBNONE)
TOTAL%
0) No31473.9
1) Yes11126.1
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
584) Who in your church has the most say in deciding what curricula will be used? (CURRICUL)
TOTAL%
1) Each individual teacher5112.0
2) The superintendent of Sunday school429.9
3) The Christian education committee15035.4
4) The pastor or associate pastor4610.8
5) Director of Christian education389.0
6) Curriculum review committee163.8
7) Teachers meeting together to decide8119.1
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
585) Does your church use the following Bible study program - ABIL. (ABIL)
TOTAL%
0) No407100.0
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
586) Does your church use the following Bible study program - Bethel. (BETHEL)
TOTAL%
0) No38795.1
1) Yes204.9
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
587) Does your church use the following Bible study program - Crossways. (CROSSWAY)
TOTAL%
0) No40399.0
1) Yes41.0
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
588) Does your church use the following Bible study program - Disciple. (DISCIPLE)
TOTAL%
0) No37491.9
1) Yes338.1
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
589) Does your church use the following Bible study program - Kerygma. (KERYGMA)
TOTAL%
0) No39196.1
1) Yes163.9
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
590) Does your church use the following Bible study program - Master Life. (MSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
0) No39797.5
1) Yes102.5
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
591) Does your church use the following Bible study program - Search. (SEARCH)
TOTAL%
0) No37792.6
1) Yes307.4
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
592) Does your church use the following Bible study program - Trinity. (TRINITY)
TOTAL%
0) No40098.3
1) Yes71.7
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
593) Does your church use the following Bible study program - Word and Witness. (WORDWITN)
TOTAL%
0) No39597.1
1) Yes122.9
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
594) Does your church use the following Bible study program - None of the above. (NONEABOV)
TOTAL%
0) No11929.2
1) Yes28870.8
Missing42 
TOTAL407100.0
595) I-SEX: Are you male or female (for use with on-line analysis)? (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male12728.6
2) Female31771.4
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
596) I-RACE: How do you describe yourself (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Asian/Paci30.7
2) Black61.4
3) Latino/His40.9
4) White42495.5
5) Other71.6
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
597) 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) Single245.6
2) Married33076.4
3) Divorced5813.4
4) Widowed143.2
5) Other61.4
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
598) 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) Less than high school112.6
2) High school14834.6
3) Vocational school276.3
4) College12128.3
5) Graduate degree12128.3
Missing21 
TOTAL428100.0
599) 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) LT $16,0004811.4
2) $16,000-25K8119.2
3) $25,001-38K13932.9
4) $38,001-75K12930.6
5) GT $75,000255.9
Missing27 
TOTAL422100.0