A Study of the North American Hispanic Adventist Church - Youth Survey

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I help others with their religious questions and struggles. (HLPQUEST)
TOTAL%
1) Never true938.2
2) Rarely true22820.0
3) Sometimes true47341.5
4) Often true23120.2
5) Always true11610.2
Missing22 
TOTAL1141100.0
2) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I seek out opportunities to help me grow spiritually. (HLPGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Never true443.9
2) Rarely true14012.4
3) Sometimes true38934.4
4) Often true31627.9
5) Always true24321.5
Missing31 
TOTAL1132100.0
3) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I feel a deep sense of responsibility for reducing pain and suffering in the world. (PAINSUFF)
TOTAL%
1) Never true625.5
2) Rarely true16514.7
3) Sometimes true31728.3
4) Often true28425.3
5) Always true29326.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1121100.0
4) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I give significant portions of time and money to help other people. (HLPOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1089.5
2) Rarely true34730.7
3) Sometimes true38233.7
4) Often true20117.8
5) Always true948.3
Missing31 
TOTAL1132100.0
5) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I feel God's presence in my relationships with other people. (FEELPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Never true453.9
2) Rarely true13711.8
3) Sometimes true41435.7
4) Often true33328.7
5) Always true23019.8
Missing4 
TOTAL1159100.0
6) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- My life is filled with meaning and purpose. (LIFEPURP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true262.2
2) Rarely true897.7
3) Sometimes true22719.6
4) Often true28724.8
5) Always true52945.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1158100.0
7) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I care a great deal about reducing poverty in my country. (REPOVERT)
TOTAL%
1) Never true877.6
2) Rarely true16414.2
3) Sometimes true25822.4
4) Often true26322.8
5) Always true38033.0
Missing11 
TOTAL1152100.0
8) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I try to apply my faith to political and social issues. (APPFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true21819.0
2) Rarely true23920.9
3) Sometimes true29225.5
4) Often true23520.5
5) Always true16114.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1145100.0
9) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- My life is committed to Jesus Christ. (COMMITLI)
TOTAL%
1) Never true191.7
2) Rarely true796.9
3) Sometimes true21618.9
4) Often true29225.5
5) Always true53947.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1145100.0
10) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I talk with other people about my faith. (TLKFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true766.6
2) Rarely true17815.5
3) Sometimes true36131.3
4) Often true32228.0
5) Always true21518.7
Missing11 
TOTAL1152100.0
11) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I have a real sense that God is guiding me. (GODGUIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true171.5
2) Rarely true625.4
3) Sometimes true17014.8
4) Often true23320.3
5) Always true66858.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1150100.0
12) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I am spiritually moved by the beauty of God's creation. (GODBEAUT)
TOTAL%
1) Never true100.9
2) Rarely true524.5
3) Sometimes true11510.0
4) Often true19817.2
5) Always true77867.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1153100.0
13) Are you male or female? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male50344.6
2) Female62455.4
Missing36 
TOTAL1127100.0
14) If you had a birthday party and invited your five best friends (excluding relatives), how many would be people who are Adventist? (ADFRIEND)
TOTAL%
1) One807.8
2) Two11211.0
3) Three19619.2
4) Four18317.9
5) Five44944.0
Missing143 
TOTAL1020100.0
15) What type of school are you attending? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) I am not in school25622.6
2) Adventist elementary school443.9
3) Public elementary school817.1
4) A non-Adventist religiously related elementary school70.6
5) Adventist high school or academy11310.0
6) Public high school40535.7
7) A non-Adventist religiously related high school221.9
8) Adventist college/university423.7
9) Non-Adventist college/university16414.5
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
16) Indicate the HIGHEST level of education completed -- By you. (EDUCATIO)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling91.0
2) Grade school26328.5
3) High school39542.8
4) Some college17919.4
5) Graduated from college626.7
6) Master's degree91.0
7) Postgraduate (Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., etc)60.7
Missing240 
TOTAL923100.0
17) Indicate the HIGHEST level of education completed -- By your mother. (MOMEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling12413.6
2) Grade school31934.9
3) High school22424.5
4) Some college10711.7
5) Graduated from college9610.5
6) Master's degree333.6
7) Postgraduate (Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., etc)111.2
Missing249 
TOTAL914100.0
18) Indicate the HIGHEST level of education completed -- By your father. (DADEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling11313.1
2) Grade school27031.4
3) High school21324.8
4) Some college809.3
5) Graduated from college9811.4
6) Master's degree384.4
7) Postgraduate (Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., etc)485.6
Missing303 
TOTAL860100.0
19) How many years of Adventist education have you had? (YRSADVEN)
TOTAL%
1) None46740.8
2) 1 to 424521.4
3) 5 to 818215.9
4) 9 to 1212510.9
5) 13 to 16827.2
6) Over 16453.9
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
20) Who was the first person in your family to attend college? (FRSTNCOL)
TOTAL%
1) No one22219.5
2) Myself968.4
3) My son(s) or daughter(s)20.2
4) One or both of my parents31827.9
5) A brother or sister26923.6
6) Other family member23420.5
Missing22 
TOTAL1141100.0
21) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Andrews University (ANDREWS)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there272.5
2) Considered attending/or sending my children17216.0
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children36934.4
4) Never heard of it50647.1
Missing89 
TOTAL1074100.0
22) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Atlantic Union College (ATLANTIC)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there111.1
2) Considered attending/or sending my children595.8
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children24223.7
4) Never heard of it70769.4
Missing144 
TOTAL1019100.0
23) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Canadian Union College (CANADIAN)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there101.0
2) Considered attending/or sending my children222.1
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children1019.8
4) Never heard of it89487.0
Missing136 
TOTAL1027100.0
24) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Columbia Union College (COLUMBIA)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there131.3
2) Considered attending/or sending my children686.7
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children21921.5
4) Never heard of it71870.5
Missing145 
TOTAL1018100.0
25) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- La Sierra University (LASIERRA)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there161.6
2) Considered attending/or sending my children10510.3
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children24924.3
4) Never heard of it65363.8
Missing140 
TOTAL1023100.0
26) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Loma Linda University (LOMALIND)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there141.3
2) Considered attending/or sending my children17917.2
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children44142.3
4) Never heard of it40839.2
Missing121 
TOTAL1042100.0
27) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Oakwood College (OAKWOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there111.1
2) Considered attending/or sending my children292.9
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children19118.8
4) Never heard of it78677.3
Missing146 
TOTAL1017100.0
28) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Pacific Union College (PACIFIC)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there131.3
2) Considered attending/or sending my children838.2
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children30329.8
4) Never heard of it61960.8
Missing145 
TOTAL1018100.0
29) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Southern College (SOUTHERN)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there252.5
2) Considered attending/or sending my children828.1
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children19118.9
4) Never heard of it71470.6
Missing151 
TOTAL1012100.0
30) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Southwestern SDA College (SWSDA)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there171.7
2) Considered attending/or sending my children474.6
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children15715.5
4) Never heard of it79478.2
Missing148 
TOTAL1015100.0
31) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Union College (UNION)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there101.0
2) Considered attending/or sending my children484.7
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children22322.0
4) Never heard of it73272.3
Missing150 
TOTAL1013100.0
32) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Walla Walla College (WALLAWAL)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there181.8
2) Considered attending/or sending my children979.5
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children31030.4
4) Never heard of it59458.3
Missing144 
TOTAL1019100.0
33) How often have you done each of the following during the last 12 months? -- Tried directly to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ (BLVCHRST)
TOTAL%
1) Never16514.3
2) 1-10 times65556.7
3) 11-20 times16714.4
4) 21-39 times806.9
5) 40 or more times897.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1156100.0
34) How often have you done each of the following during the last 12 months? -- Told others about the work of God in your life (GODSWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Never22019.1
2) 1-10 times52045.1
3) 11-20 times18616.1
4) 21-39 times12811.1
5) 40 or more times988.5
Missing11 
TOTAL1152100.0
35) How often have you done each of the following during the last 12 months? -- Tried directly to encourage someone to join the Adventist Church (JOINADVN)
TOTAL%
1) Never28524.7
2) 1-10 times57349.6
3) 11-20 times14012.1
4) 21-39 times887.6
5) 40 or more times706.1
Missing7 
TOTAL1156100.0
36) How often do you do each of the following? -- Pray or meditate, other than at church or before meals (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never433.7
2) Less than 3 times a month1119.6
3) Several times a week21518.6
4) Once a day20918.1
5) More than once a day57549.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1153100.0
37) How often do you do each of the following? -- Watch religious programs on television or listen to religious radio programs (PROGRAMS)
TOTAL%
1) Never37332.6
2) Less than 3 times a month34630.2
3) Several times a week21819.1
4) Once a day1039.0
5) More than once a day1049.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1144100.0
38) How often do you do each of the following? -- Read the Bible on my own (READBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Never11810.3
2) Less than 3 times a month32028.0
3) Several times a week32528.4
4) Once a day26723.4
5) More than once a day1139.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1143100.0
39) How often do you do each of the following? -- Read the writings of Ellen White (RDWHITE)
TOTAL%
1) Never52746.1
2) Less than 3 times a month33429.2
3) Several times a week16114.1
4) Once a day746.5
5) More than once a day484.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1144100.0
40) How often do you do each of the following? -- Read religious magazines, newspapers, or books (RDRELIGN)
TOTAL%
1) Never19717.2
2) Less than 3 times a month44839.2
3) Several times a week29425.7
4) Once a day12611.0
5) More than once a day796.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1144100.0
41) The authority of the writings of Ellen White for SDAs today should be: (AUTWHITE)
TOTAL%
1) Uncertain696.2
2) Of no validity131.2
3) No more than that of other religious writers such as Luther807.2
4) Of equal value, but subordinate to the Scriptures59153.1
5) Equal to the Scriptures21719.5
6) Higher than the Scriptures383.4
7) I don't know her1049.4
Missing51 
TOTAL1112100.0
42) Overall, how meaningful is the Sabbath in your life? (SABBATH)
TOTAL%
1) It is not meaningful in my life.232.0
2) It is somewhat meaningful in my life.29225.4
3) It is very meaningful in my life.83472.6
Missing14 
TOTAL1149100.0
43) How well do you support the church financially? (SUPPCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Do not support the church11910.4
2) Seldom give tithe and offerings37232.5
3) Faithful offering and no tithe17215.0
4) Faithful tithe and no offering12510.9
5) Faithful tithe and offering35531.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1143100.0
44) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- I know that to be saved I have to live by God's rules. (GODSRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree201.7
2) Disagree363.1
3) I'm not sure342.9
4) Agree26022.4
5) Strongly agree81269.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1162100.0
45) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- I know that God loves me no matter what I do. (GODLOVES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree292.5
2) Disagree363.1
3) I'm not sure474.0
4) Agree15613.4
5) Strongly agree89376.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1161100.0
46) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- There is nothing I can do to earn salvation. (SLAVATIO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree16314.2
2) Disagree1038.9
3) I'm not sure1139.8
4) Agree18315.9
5) Strongly agree58951.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1151100.0
47) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The more I follow Adventist standards and practices, the more likely it is that I will be saved. (FLLOWADV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree685.9
2) Disagree13811.9
3) I'm not sure17815.4
4) Agree37732.6
5) Strongly agree39534.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1156100.0
48) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The way to be accepted by God is to try sincerely to live a good life. (GODACCPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree645.6
2) Disagree938.1
3) I'm not sure1059.1
4) Agree35330.6
5) Strongly agree53746.6
Missing11 
TOTAL1152100.0
49) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The main emphasis of the gospel is on God's rules for right living. (GOSPELS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree312.7
2) Disagree806.9
3) I'm not sure19116.6
4) Agree37732.7
5) Strongly agree47441.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1153100.0
50) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- I am loved by God even when I sin. (LOVENSIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree121.0
2) Disagree161.4
3) I'm not sure585.0
4) Agree20517.8
5) Strongly agree85874.7
Missing14 
TOTAL1149100.0
51) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- More should be done to have women in key leadership positions in the local Conference, Union, and Division. (WOMNLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree706.1
2) Disagree716.1
3) I'm not sure36431.5
4) Agree39634.2
5) Strongly agree25622.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1157100.0
52) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Men should have equal responsibility for taking care of house chores. (EQULRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree322.8
2) Disagree312.7
3) I'm not sure1018.7
4) Agree42937.1
5) Strongly agree56348.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1156100.0
53) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Our church is involved with the community around the church. (COMMUNIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree191.7
2) Disagree534.6
3) I'm not sure28024.3
4) Agree43738.0
5) Strongly agree36131.4
Missing13 
TOTAL1150100.0
54) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Personal success is a sign of God's blessing. (SUCCESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree393.4
2) Disagree706.0
3) I'm not sure15713.5
4) Agree34329.6
5) Strongly agree55047.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1159100.0
55) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (RACIALMV)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong62855.1
2) Often wrong15213.3
3) Not sure23320.5
4) Often right877.6
5) Always right393.4
Missing24 
TOTAL1139100.0
56) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- A company paying women employees less than men employees for similar work (LESSPAY)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong70861.9
2) Often wrong17114.9
3) Not sure14212.4
4) Often right907.9
5) Always right332.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1144100.0
57) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Passing laws to make it illegal to discriminate against women and minorities (DISCRIMI)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong33729.5
2) Often wrong817.1
3) Not sure16814.7
4) Often right13611.9
5) Always right42036.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1142100.0
58) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Encourage individual church members to support local social reforms to relieve poverty and hunger (REFORMS)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong464.0
2) Often wrong343.0
3) Not sure20618.1
4) Often right30827.0
5) Always right54647.9
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
59) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Abortion when a doctor says the baby is likely to be born with a serious handicap (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong39835.0
2) Often wrong17815.6
3) Not sure32828.8
4) Often right13311.7
5) Always right1018.9
Missing25 
TOTAL1138100.0
60) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Sexual intercourse by two unmarried persons who love each other (PREMARIT)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong68660.3
2) Often wrong12210.7
3) Not sure16914.9
4) Often right918.0
5) Always right706.2
Missing25 
TOTAL1138100.0
61) What is your understanding of the role that men and women should have in the home? (MENSROLE)
TOTAL%
1) The role of the man is to be the head of the house and the woman is to obey the man in all things.252.3
2) The man is the head of the house and the woman has a voice in some decision making.888.0
3) The man is the head of the house and the woman has a voice in all decision making.25223.0
4) Men and women are equal and share equally in all decision making.73066.7
Missing68 
TOTAL1095100.0
62) What is your understanding of the role that women should have in the church? -- Women can only serve in non-ordained leadership positions in the church (deaconess, sabbath school teachers, etc). (NONORADN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51848.4
2) No55351.6
Missing92 
TOTAL1071100.0
63) What is your understanding of the role that women should have in the church? -- Women can serve as ordained elders. (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31729.6
2) No75470.4
Missing92 
TOTAL1071100.0
64) What is your understanding of the role that women should have in the church? -- Women can serve as non-ordained pastors. (NONORDAI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17916.7
2) No89283.3
Missing92 
TOTAL1071100.0
65) What is your understanding of the role that women should have in the church? -- Women can serve as ordained pastors. (ORDPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35533.1
2) No71666.9
Missing92 
TOTAL1071100.0
66) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- God created the world in six 24-hour days. (GODCREAT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this827.1
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing373.2
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this655.7
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing18516.1
5) I definitely believe this78067.9
Missing14 
TOTAL1149100.0
67) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- Jesus will come back to earth again and take the righteous to heaven. (RIGHTEOU)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this50.4
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing90.8
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this181.6
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing464.0
5) I definitely believe this107693.2
Missing9 
TOTAL1154100.0
68) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The Ten Commandments still apply to us today. (COMMANDM)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this30.3
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing111.0
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this242.1
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing534.6
5) I definitely believe this106392.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1154100.0
69) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The true Sabbath is the Seventh day-Saturday. (TSABBATH)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this70.6
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing70.6
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this242.1
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing373.2
5) I definitely believe this108293.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1157100.0
70) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The investigative or pre-advent judgment in heaven began in 1844. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this837.4
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing494.3
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this27124.0
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing21519.0
5) I definitely believe this51145.3
Missing34 
TOTAL1129100.0
71) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- When people die, they remain in the grave until the resurrection. (RESSUREC)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this262.3
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing131.1
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this453.9
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing605.2
5) I definitely believe this100787.5
Missing12 
TOTAL1151100.0
72) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The wicked will not burn forever but will be totally destroyed. (WICKED)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this13812.0
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing464.0
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this15013.1
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing21718.9
5) I definitely believe this59551.9
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
73) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- Ellen G. White fulfilled Bible predictions that God would speak through the gift of prophecy in the last days. (EGWHITE)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this211.8
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing191.7
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this13812.0
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing25622.3
5) I definitely believe this71562.2
Missing14 
TOTAL1149100.0
74) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The Seventh-day Adventist Church is God's true last-day church with a message to prepare the world for the second coming of Christ. (LASTDAY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this181.6
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing131.1
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this615.3
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing14412.5
5) I definitely believe this91779.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1153100.0
75) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, and we are responsible in every area of life for its care. (BODYCARE)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this30.3
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing60.5
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this322.8
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing756.6
5) I definitely believe this102689.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1142100.0
76) At what age did you join the Seventh-day Adventist church (through baptism or profession of faith)? (AGEJOIN)
TOTAL%
1) I have not been baptized766.7
2) Under 928024.5
3) 10-1346941.1
4) 14-1716714.6
5) 18-21847.4
6) 22-25423.7
7) Over 26232.0
Missing22 
TOTAL1141100.0
77) Where were you baptized? (BAPTIZED)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I am not baptized827.2
2) In a country outside of the United States26223.1
3) In the United States78869.6
Missing31 
TOTAL1132100.0
78) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- Programs at my church are interesting. (INTEREST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree312.7
2) Disagree1089.4
3) I'm not sure15513.5
4) Agree54347.2
5) Strongly agree31327.2
Missing13 
TOTAL1150100.0
79) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- Programs at my church make me think. (THINK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree201.7
2) Disagree635.5
3) I'm not sure18215.8
4) Agree52946.0
5) Strongly agree35731.0
Missing12 
TOTAL1151100.0
80) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- My teachers or adult leaders know me very well. (KNOWME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree665.8
2) Disagree1039.0
3) I'm not sure31727.7
4) Agree35731.2
5) Strongly agree30126.3
Missing19 
TOTAL1144100.0
81) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I am proud of being a Seventh-day Adventist. (PROUDSDA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree80.7
2) Disagree161.4
3) I'm not sure1008.8
4) Agree22419.7
5) Strongly agree79169.4
Missing24 
TOTAL1139100.0
82) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- The leaders at my church are warm and friendly toward the youth. (FRIENDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree373.2
2) Disagree716.2
3) I'm not sure17515.3
4) Agree41736.4
5) Strongly agree44638.9
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
83) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I don't participate in church programs because I don't speak Spanish well. (SPANISH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree66358.5
2) Disagree25922.8
3) I'm not sure766.7
4) Agree918.0
5) Strongly agree454.0
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
84) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I look forward to going to church. (GOCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree141.2
2) Disagree312.7
3) I'm not sure968.4
4) Agree37132.5
5) Strongly agree62955.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1141100.0
85) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I have been put down because I don't speak good Spanish. (DNTSPEAK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree79470.0
2) Disagree18216.0
3) I'm not sure665.8
4) Agree534.7
5) Strongly agree393.4
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
86) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I go to church because I want to. (WANTTOGO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree383.4
2) Disagree494.3
3) I'm not sure797.0
4) Agree26223.1
5) Strongly agree70662.3
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
87) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I would like to serve the church in some capacity as a denominational employee in the future. (DENOMINA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree343.0
2) Disagree685.9
3) I'm not sure39534.6
4) Agree29826.1
5) Strongly agree34830.4
Missing20 
TOTAL1143100.0
88) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- It encourages me to ask questions. (QUESTION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree403.5
2) Disagree948.3
3) I'm not sure24921.9
4) Agree47842.0
5) Strongly agree27624.3
Missing26 
TOTAL1137100.0
89) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- The church should provide bilingual programs (Sabbath school classes, sermons) for those Latinos who don't understand Spanish. (BILINGUA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree736.4
2) Disagree675.8
3) I'm not sure18316.0
4) Agree39834.7
5) Strongly agree42537.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
90) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- An important part of the mission of the Latino church is to preserve and promote Latino language and culture. (LATINO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree474.1
2) Disagree645.6
3) I'm not sure23620.6
4) Agree35130.6
5) Strongly agree44839.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
91) How do you describe yourself? (BACKGROU)
TOTAL%
0) Mexican-American19518.0
1) Mexican28226.1
2) Cuban-American312.9
3) Cuban302.8
4) Puerto Rican-American797.3
5) Puerto Rican827.6
6) Dominican444.1
7) Central American (specify country)22921.2
8) South American (specify country)797.3
9) Other312.9
Missing81 
TOTAL1082100.0
92) What is your sexual preference? (PREFEREN)
TOTAL%
1) Heterosexual ("straight")106094.8
3) Lesbian30.3
4) Bi-sexual40.4
5) I am not sure of my sexual identity514.6
Missing45 
TOTAL1118100.0
93) How old are you? (AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 13 or younger15913.8
2) 14-1742436.7
3) 18-2132227.9
4) 22-2517715.3
5) 26-29423.6
6) 30-33141.2
7) 34-37100.9
9) 42-4530.3
10) 46-4920.2
15) 66 and over10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1154100.0
94) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To spend time helping people (HELPPEOP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important131.1
2) Somewhat important11810.2
3) Not sure675.8
4) Quite important56248.7
5) Extremely important39334.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1153100.0
95) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To live my life according to Adventist standards (LIVEADVN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important191.7
2) Somewhat important625.4
3) Not sure1059.1
4) Quite important42537.0
5) Extremely important53746.8
Missing15 
TOTAL1148100.0
96) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To help people who are poor or hungry (HELPPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important60.5
2) Somewhat important766.6
3) Not sure564.9
4) Quite important45639.7
5) Extremely important55448.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1148100.0
97) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To have lots of money (HAVEMONE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important30526.7
2) Somewhat important39434.5
3) Not sure15413.5
4) Quite important20017.5
5) Extremely important887.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1141100.0
98) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To be active in the Adventist Church (ACTIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important181.6
2) Somewhat important786.8
3) Not sure11910.4
4) Quite important44138.5
5) Extremely important49042.8
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
99) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To use my skills to help others have a better life (HELPOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important151.3
2) Somewhat important685.9
3) Not sure877.6
4) Quite important45239.4
5) Extremely important52645.8
Missing15 
TOTAL1148100.0
100) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To show love to other people (SHOWLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important70.6
2) Somewhat important363.1
3) Not sure322.8
4) Quite important31627.6
5) Extremely important75265.8
Missing20 
TOTAL1143100.0
101) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To help promote social equality (PROMOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important221.9
2) Somewhat important686.0
3) Not sure15313.4
4) Quite important40735.7
5) Extremely important48942.9
Missing24 
TOTAL1139100.0
102) How often do you attend church? (ATTENDCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never50.4
2) Less than once a month60.5
3) About once a month40.3
4) Two or three times a month655.7
5) About once a week43738.1
6) Several times a week or more63155.0
Missing15 
TOTAL1148100.0
103) Is your spouse a Seventh-day Adventist? (SPOUSSDA)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I am not married101189.9
2) Yes797.0
3) No343.0
Missing39 
TOTAL1124100.0
104) Are or were your parents Seventh-day Adventists? (PARENSDA)
TOTAL%
1) No one in my family is or was an Adventist.1039.1
2) I am the only Adventist in my family.827.2
3) My father is or was but not my mother.383.3
4) My mother is or was but not my father.25322.3
5) Both parents are or were Adventists.65958.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1135100.0
105) Overall, how important is religion in your life? (IMPORTNT)
TOTAL%
1) It is the least important influence in my life.232.0
2) It is one of the least important influences in my life.151.3
3) It is a somewhat important influence in my life.15113.2
4) It is one of the most important influences in my life.37232.6
5) It is the most important influence in my life.57950.8
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
106) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Pastor (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply393.4
2) Not at all948.2
3) Not too much18716.3
4) Somewhat44839.0
5) Very much38033.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1148100.0
107) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Church worship (CHWRSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply211.8
2) Not at all353.0
3) Not too much14212.4
4) Somewhat45739.8
5) Very much49443.0
Missing14 
TOTAL1149100.0
108) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Sabbath school program and classes (SASCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply242.1
2) Not at all373.2
3) Not too much14312.4
4) Somewhat43938.2
5) Very much50644.0
Missing14 
TOTAL1149100.0
109) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- A close friend (FRNDEVLP)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply1018.9
2) Not at all11810.4
3) Not too much18115.9
4) Somewhat37532.9
5) Very much36532.0
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
110) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Community outreach programs (OUTREACH)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply17515.3
2) Not at all18416.1
3) Not too much29225.5
4) Somewhat32928.8
5) Very much16414.3
Missing19 
TOTAL1144100.0
111) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Youth Meetings ("Sociedad de jovenes") (YOUTHHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply453.9
2) Not at all605.2
3) Not too much16514.4
4) Somewhat47741.6
5) Very much40034.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1147100.0
112) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Personal prayer and Bible study (BIBLSTUD)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply322.8
2) Not at all524.5
3) Not too much12711.0
4) Somewhat27723.9
5) Very much66957.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1157100.0
113) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Evangelistic or revival meetings (EVANGHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply1008.7
2) Not at all1028.9
3) Not too much15713.7
4) Somewhat36531.8
5) Very much42436.9
Missing15 
TOTAL1148100.0
114) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Adventist education (ADVENHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply23720.8
2) Not at all786.8
3) Not too much12711.1
4) Somewhat28825.2
5) Very much41236.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1142100.0
115) About how much money did your family or household earn last year? (Answer this question even if you're single and independent.) (MONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,00017917.4
2) $5,000 - $9,99918718.2
3) $10,000 - $14,99915615.1
4) $15,000 - $24,99919418.8
5) $25,000 - $34,99911911.6
6) $35,000 - $49,99910310.0
7) $50,000 - $74,999515.0
8) $75,000 or more414.0
Missing133 
TOTAL1030100.0
116) Which of the following best applies to you? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single and never married100888.8
2) Single, but living with someone in a committed relationship262.3
3) Married (first marriage)827.2
4) Separated80.7
5) Divorced, now single20.2
6) Divorced, and remarried40.4
7) Widowed, now single30.3
8) Widowed, and remarried20.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1135100.0
117) In general, what language do you read and speak? (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish867.5
2) Spanish better than English27624.0
3) Both equally48742.4
4) English better than Spanish27524.0
5) Only English242.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1148100.0
118) In what language do you usually think? (LANGTHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish15513.5
2) Spanish better than English24221.2
3) Both equally41436.2
4) English better than Spanish23120.2
5) Only English1028.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1144100.0
119) What language do you usually speak at home? (LANGHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish32528.4
2) Spanish better than English42336.9
3) Both equally24221.1
4) English better than Spanish11910.4
5) Only English373.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
120) What language do you usually speak with your friends? (LANGFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish14512.7
2) Spanish better than English20517.9
3) Both equally31727.7
4) English better than Spanish31827.8
5) Only English16014.0
Missing18 
TOTAL1145100.0
121) Were each of the following people born in the United States -- Yourself? (SELFBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41437.4
2) No66560.0
3) Don't Know292.6
Missing55 
TOTAL1108100.0
122) Were each of the following people born in the United States -- Your mother? (MOMBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes827.6
2) No96990.4
3) Don't Know212.0
Missing91 
TOTAL1072100.0
123) Were each of the following people born in the United States -- Your father? (DADBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes696.5
2) No97491.1
3) Don't Know262.4
Missing94 
TOTAL1069100.0
124) Were each of the following people born in the United States -- At least one of your grandparents? (GPBORNUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes777.2
2) No91585.8
3) Don't Know757.0
Missing96 
TOTAL1067100.0
125) How long have you lived in the United States? (LIVEINUS)
TOTAL%
1) Less than a year655.7
2) 1 -5 years31828.1
3) 6 - 10 years19517.2
4) 11 - 15 years19417.2
5) 16 - 20 years or more514.5
6) I was born in the United States30827.2
Missing32 
TOTAL1131100.0
126) How many times have you moved in the last five years? (Not counting vacations or brief trips.) (TIMEMOVE)
TOTAL%
0) None23320.3
1) One27023.6
2) Two22319.5
3) Three16214.1
4) Four12210.7
5) Five554.8
6) More than 5807.0
Missing18 
TOTAL1145100.0
127) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Smoke or chew tobacco (SMOKECHW)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree104691.3
2) I tend to disagree413.6
3) I'm not sure221.9
4) I tend to agree131.1
5) I definitely agree242.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
128) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Drink alcohol (beer, liquor, wine, etc) (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree97284.8
2) I tend to disagree756.5
3) I'm not sure403.5
4) I tend to agree343.0
5) I definitely agree252.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
129) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Wearing jewelry (chains, rings, earrings, etc) (JEWELRY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree61153.6
2) I tend to disagree18816.5
3) I'm not sure18916.6
4) I tend to agree1089.5
5) I definitely agree443.9
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
130) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Listening to rock music (ROCKMUSI)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree63355.5
2) I tend to disagree15713.8
3) I'm not sure16814.7
4) I tend to agree12010.5
5) I definitely agree635.5
Missing22 
TOTAL1141100.0
131) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Dancing (DANCING)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree51245.0
2) I tend to disagree19717.3
3) I'm not sure21118.5
4) I tend to agree15213.3
5) I definitely agree675.9
Missing24 
TOTAL1139100.0
132) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Attending movie theaters (MOVIES)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree38433.7
2) I tend to disagree16914.8
3) I'm not sure24621.6
4) I tend to agree24221.2
5) I definitely agree998.7
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
133) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Using illegal drugs (marijuana, cocaine, etc) (USEDRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree105792.3
2) I tend to disagree272.4
3) I'm not sure201.7
4) I tend to agree100.9
5) I definitely agree312.7
Missing18 
TOTAL1145100.0
134) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Having sex only in marriage (SEXONLY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree15413.5
2) I tend to disagree514.5
3) I'm not sure907.9
4) I tend to agree12611.0
5) I definitely agree72063.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1141100.0
135) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Eating "unclean" meats (DRTYMEAT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree80070.5
2) I tend to disagree1089.5
3) I'm not sure827.2
4) I tend to agree554.8
5) I definitely agree907.9
Missing28 
TOTAL1135100.0
136) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Being vegetarian (VEGETARI)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1049.1
2) I tend to disagree12210.7
3) I'm not sure24421.5
4) I tend to agree31327.5
5) I definitely agree35431.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1137100.0
137) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Observing the Sabbath (OBSRVSAB)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree373.2
2) I tend to disagree100.9
3) I'm not sure484.2
4) I tend to agree13311.7
5) I definitely agree91380.0
Missing22 
TOTAL1141100.0
138) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Wearing modest clothes (MODESTCL)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree554.8
2) I tend to disagree514.5
3) I'm not sure15113.3
4) I tend to agree32728.7
5) I definitely agree55448.7
Missing25 
TOTAL1138100.0
139) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Engaging in competitive sports (COMPETIT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree645.6
2) I tend to disagree564.9
3) I'm not sure19917.5
4) I tend to agree36031.6
5) I definitely agree45940.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1138100.0
140) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Exercising daily (EXERCISE)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree232.0
2) I tend to disagree181.6
3) I'm not sure807.0
4) I tend to agree33629.5
5) I definitely agree68159.8
Missing25 
TOTAL1138100.0
141) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Wearing a wedding ring (WEARRING)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree31728.1
2) I tend to disagree1039.1
3) I'm not sure25622.7
4) I tend to agree22720.1
5) I definitely agree22620.0
Missing34 
TOTAL1129100.0
142) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Wearing make-up (WEARMKUP)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree28625.2
2) I tend to disagree12511.0
3) I'm not sure25122.1
4) I tend to agree32328.5
5) I definitely agree14913.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
143) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Using drinks that contain caffeine (CAFFEINE)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree45940.4
2) I tend to disagree19917.5
3) I'm not sure21218.6
4) I tend to agree17315.2
5) I definitely agree948.3
Missing26 
TOTAL1137100.0
144) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Masturbating (MASTURBT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree80171.4
2) I tend to disagree928.2
3) I'm not sure16414.6
4) I tend to agree363.2
5) I definitely agree292.6
Missing41 
TOTAL1122100.0
145) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not use tobacco. (NOTOBACC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced15013.0
2) Somewhat strictly enforced464.0
3) I'm not sure353.0
4) Quite strictly enforced958.2
5) Very strictly enforced82671.7
Missing11 
TOTAL1152100.0
146) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not drink beer or liquor. (NOALCOHO)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced14512.6
2) Somewhat strictly enforced534.6
3) I'm not sure423.7
4) Quite strictly enforced12010.4
5) Very strictly enforced79068.7
Missing13 
TOTAL1150100.0
147) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not wear jewelry (chains, rings, earrings, etc). (NOJEWLRY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced19917.4
2) Somewhat strictly enforced1129.8
3) I'm not sure12110.6
4) Quite strictly enforced19016.6
5) Very strictly enforced52045.5
Missing21 
TOTAL1142100.0
148) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not listen to rock music. (NOMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced21018.4
2) Somewhat strictly enforced15713.7
3) I'm not sure12611.0
4) Quite strictly enforced21118.4
5) Very strictly enforced44038.5
Missing19 
TOTAL1144100.0
149) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not dance. (NOTDANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced21518.8
2) Somewhat strictly enforced14712.9
3) I'm not sure13011.4
4) Quite strictly enforced21118.5
5) Very strictly enforced43938.4
Missing21 
TOTAL1142100.0
150) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not attend movie theaters. (NOMOVIES)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced25021.9
2) Somewhat strictly enforced17115.0
3) I'm not sure15313.4
4) Quite strictly enforced18215.9
5) Very strictly enforced38633.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1142100.0
151) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not use illegal drugs. (NODRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced1119.7
2) Somewhat strictly enforced161.4
3) I'm not sure272.4
4) Quite strictly enforced575.0
5) Very strictly enforced93381.6
Missing19 
TOTAL1144100.0
152) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- Sex should only occur in marriage. (POSTSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced968.4
2) Somewhat strictly enforced464.0
3) I'm not sure1079.4
4) Quite strictly enforced11810.4
5) Very strictly enforced77367.8
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
153) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not eat "unclean" meats. (NOTCLNMT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced15513.7
2) Somewhat strictly enforced797.0
3) I'm not sure877.7
4) Quite strictly enforced15113.3
5) Very strictly enforced66258.4
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
154) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should be a vegetarian. (YESVEGET)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced36732.2
2) Somewhat strictly enforced20117.6
3) I'm not sure21418.8
4) Quite strictly enforced19216.8
5) Very strictly enforced16614.6
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
155) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should observe the Sabbath. (YESSABBA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced1089.5
2) Somewhat strictly enforced585.1
3) I'm not sure595.2
4) Quite strictly enforced16114.1
5) Very strictly enforced75266.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1138100.0
156) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should wear modest clothes. (YESMDEST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced1139.9
2) Somewhat strictly enforced13411.7
3) I'm not sure13912.2
4) Quite strictly enforced30426.6
5) Very strictly enforced45439.7
Missing19 
TOTAL1144100.0
157) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not engage in competitive sports. (NOSPORTS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced47041.2
2) Somewhat strictly enforced14212.5
3) I'm not sure25122.0
4) Quite strictly enforced14412.6
5) Very strictly enforced13311.7
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
158) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should exercise daily. (YESEXERC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced29726.2
2) Somewhat strictly enforced17915.8
3) I'm not sure17515.4
4) Quite strictly enforced23620.8
5) Very strictly enforced24621.7
Missing30 
TOTAL1133100.0
159) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- Married persons should not wear a wedding ring. (NORING)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced38033.3
2) Somewhat strictly enforced907.9
3) I'm not sure28725.2
4) Quite strictly enforced11610.2
5) Very strictly enforced26723.4
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
160) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not wear make-up. (NOMAKEUP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced36432.3
2) Somewhat strictly enforced18416.3
3) I'm not sure21819.3
4) Quite strictly enforced16414.6
5) Very strictly enforced19717.5
Missing36 
TOTAL1127100.0
161) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not use drinks that contain caffeine. (NOCAFFEI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced31027.1
2) Somewhat strictly enforced19116.7
3) I'm not sure17215.1
4) Quite strictly enforced17315.1
5) Very strictly enforced29625.9
Missing21 
TOTAL1142100.0
162) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not masturbate. (NOMASTUR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced15413.7
2) Somewhat strictly enforced403.6
3) I'm not sure26323.4
4) Quite strictly enforced655.8
5) Very strictly enforced60253.6
Missing39 
TOTAL1124100.0
163) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Drink alcohol (beer, liquor, wine, etc) (OFTNDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Never91880.7
2) Less than once a month12110.6
3) About once a month322.8
4) Two or three times a month221.9
5) About once a week151.3
6) Several times a week211.8
7) Once a day40.4
8) More than once a day50.4
Missing25 
TOTAL1138100.0
164) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Smoke or chew tobacco (OFTNSMOK)
TOTAL%
1) Never103591.0
2) Less than once a month413.6
3) About once a month80.7
4) Two or three times a month151.3
5) About once a week90.8
6) Several times a week161.4
7) Once a day50.4
8) More than once a day80.7
Missing26 
TOTAL1137100.0
165) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Wear jewelry (chains, rings, earrings, etc) (OFTNWEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Never74365.5
2) Less than once a month12811.3
3) About once a month312.7
4) Two or three times a month353.1
5) About once a week363.2
6) Several times a week706.2
7) Once a day363.2
8) More than once a day554.9
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
166) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Listen to rock music (OFTNLIST)
TOTAL%
1) Never54748.6
2) Less than once a month12911.5
3) About once a month393.5
4) Two or three times a month443.9
5) About once a week454.0
6) Several times a week827.3
7) Once a day686.0
8) More than once a day17215.3
Missing37 
TOTAL1126100.0
167) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Dancing (OFTNDANC)
TOTAL%
1) Never63656.3
2) Less than once a month16114.3
3) About once a month675.9
4) Two or three times a month675.9
5) About once a week514.5
6) Several times a week625.5
7) Once a day332.9
8) More than once a day524.6
Missing34 
TOTAL1129100.0
168) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Use an illegal drug (marijuana, cocaine, etc) (OFTNDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) Never107895.1
2) Less than once a month151.3
3) About once a month90.8
4) Two or three times a month100.9
5) About once a week40.4
6) Several times a week50.4
7) Once a day40.4
8) More than once a day80.7
Missing30 
TOTAL1133100.0
169) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Watch TV or videos in your home (OFTNTV)
TOTAL%
1) Never554.8
2) Less than once a month675.9
3) About once a month564.9
4) Two or three times a month1109.7
5) About once a week1119.8
6) Several times a week20418.0
7) Once a day14312.6
8) More than once a day38934.3
Missing28 
TOTAL1135100.0
170) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Eat meat (OFTNMEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Never12010.7
2) Less than once a month897.9
3) About once a month797.0
4) Two or three times a month12110.7
5) About once a week19417.2
6) Several times a week28024.9
7) Once a day1019.0
8) More than once a day14212.6
Missing37 
TOTAL1126100.0
171) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Have five alcoholic drinks or more in a row (BNGEDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Never102890.6
2) Less than once a month433.8
3) About once a month121.1
4) Two or three times a month141.2
5) About once a week80.7
6) Several times a week181.6
7) Once a day40.4
8) More than once a day80.7
Missing28 
TOTAL1135100.0
172) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- See a movie at a movie theater (OFTNMOVI)
TOTAL%
1) Never55248.7
2) Less than once a month26022.9
3) About once a month11610.2
4) Two or three times a month1018.9
5) About once a week474.1
6) Several times a week232.0
7) Once a day100.9
8) More than once a day252.2
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
173) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Go to a party where people were drinking (GOPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Never64957.2
2) Less than once a month27524.3
3) About once a month877.7
4) Two or three times a month595.2
5) About once a week332.9
6) Several times a week191.7
7) Once a day60.5
8) More than once a day60.5
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
174) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Take something from a store without paying for it (OFTNSTEA)
TOTAL%
1) Never95985.0
2) Less than once a month978.6
3) About once a month211.9
4) Two or three times a month141.2
5) About once a week111.0
6) Several times a week90.8
7) Once a day100.9
8) More than once a day70.6
Missing35 
TOTAL1128100.0
175) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Watch sexually explicit videos or magazines (VIEWPORN)
TOTAL%
1) Never81372.3
2) Less than once a month18516.5
3) About once a month464.1
4) Two or three times a month302.7
5) About once a week151.3
6) Several times a week171.5
8) More than once a day181.6
Missing39 
TOTAL1124100.0
176) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Drink caffeinated drinks (cola, coffee) (DRNKCAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Never32729.0
2) Less than once a month19317.1
3) About once a month978.6
4) Two or three times a month847.5
5) About once a week11610.3
6) Several times a week14512.9
7) Once a day726.4
8) More than once a day938.3
Missing36 
TOTAL1127100.0
177) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Have premarital sex or sex outside of marriage (PREMASEX)
TOTAL%
1) Never91982.2
2) Less than once a month807.2
3) About once a month191.7
4) Two or three times a month333.0
5) About once a week262.3
6) Several times a week242.1
7) Once a day60.5
8) More than once a day111.0
Missing45 
TOTAL1118100.0
178) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Attend Friday night or Saturday secular activities (SECULAR)
TOTAL%
1) Never58052.1
2) Less than once a month16314.6
3) About once a month554.9
4) Two or three times a month696.2
5) About once a week988.8
6) Several times a week756.7
7) Once a day242.2
8) More than once a day494.4
Missing50 
TOTAL1113100.0
179) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Adventist schools provide a better education than public school. (ADVBETTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree756.5
2) Disagree12210.6
3) I'm not sure34730.2
4) Agree25422.1
5) Strongly agree35130.5
Missing14 
TOTAL1149100.0
180) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The church should seek for ways to make Christian education affordable to all its members. (EDUCAFFR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree191.7
2) Disagree201.7
3) I'm not sure1149.9
4) Agree28625.0
5) Strongly agree70761.7
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
181) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The spiritual value of Adventist school justifies the cost. (VALUEADV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree13812.1
2) Disagree16114.1
3) I'm not sure43638.2
4) Agree22619.8
5) Strongly agree17915.7
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
182) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Latino pastors need to receive training in the social urban problems in the United States. (TRAINING)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree524.6
2) Disagree575.0
3) I'm not sure48642.9
4) Agree30827.2
5) Strongly agree23120.4
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
183) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Latino pastors in the United States would be more effective if they were completely bilingual. (BILINGUL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree554.8
2) Disagree887.8
3) I'm not sure32929.0
4) Agree34730.6
5) Strongly agree31627.8
Missing28 
TOTAL1135100.0
184) Have you ever experienced verbal or emotional abuse (being humiliated, told that you were "no good," being regularly "put down," made to feel worthless)? (VRBLABUS)
TOTAL%
1) Never31728.5
2) Rarely37934.1
3) Some of the time27224.5
4) Very often918.2
5) Almost all the time534.8
Missing51 
TOTAL1112100.0
185) If you have experienced emotional abuse, by whom -- Parents? (VRBLPARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18923.7
2) No61076.3
Missing364 
TOTAL799100.0
186) If you have experienced emotional abuse, by whom -- Spouse? (VRBLSPOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes212.6
2) No77897.4
Missing364 
TOTAL799100.0
187) If you have experienced emotional abuse, by whom -- Close relative? (VRBLRELA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12115.1
2) No67884.9
Missing364 
TOTAL799100.0
188) If you have experienced emotional abuse, by whom -- Friend or neighbor? (VRBLFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24530.7
2) No55469.3
Missing364 
TOTAL799100.0
189) If you have experienced emotional abuse, by whom -- Other? (VRBLOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29937.4
2) No50062.6
Missing364 
TOTAL799100.0
190) Have you ever experienced physical abuse (beaten until one had bruises or other marks, or being pinched, or slapped in the face)? (PHYSABUS)
TOTAL%
1) Never69062.7
2) Rarely26223.8
3) Some of the time11410.4
4) Very often252.3
5) Almost all the time100.9
Missing62 
TOTAL1101100.0
191) If you have experienced physical abuse, by whom -- Parents? (PHYSPARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21542.2
2) No29457.8
Missing654 
TOTAL509100.0
192) If you have experienced physical abuse, by whom -- Spouse? (PHYSSPOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes214.1
2) No48895.9
Missing654 
TOTAL509100.0
193) If you have experienced physical abuse, by whom -- Close relative? (PHYSRELA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5811.4
2) No45188.6
Missing654 
TOTAL509100.0
194) If you have experienced physical abuse, by whom -- Friend or neighbor? (PHYSFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6512.8
2) No44487.2
Missing654 
TOTAL509100.0
195) If you have experienced physical abuse, by whom -- Other? (PHYSOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17835.0
2) No33165.0
Missing654 
TOTAL509100.0
196) Have you ever experienced sexual abuse (being touched or fondled in sexual areas of the body, raped or seduced, or pressured into having sex against your will)? (SEXLABUS)
TOTAL%
1) Never85678.6
2) Rarely15914.6
3) Some of the time545.0
4) Very often141.3
5) Almost all the time60.6
Missing74 
TOTAL1089100.0
197) If you have experienced sexual abuse, by whom -- Parents? (SEXLPARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes268.5
2) No28191.5
Missing856 
TOTAL307100.0
198) If you have experienced sexual abuse, by whom -- Spouse? (SEXLSPOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes103.3
2) No29796.7
Missing856 
TOTAL307100.0
199) If you have experienced sexual abuse, by whom -- Close relative? (SEXLRELA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7022.8
2) No23777.2
Missing856 
TOTAL307100.0
200) If you have experienced sexual abuse, by whom -- Friend or neighbor? (SEXLFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6822.1
2) No23977.9
Missing856 
TOTAL307100.0
201) If you have experienced sexual abuse, by whom -- Other? (SEXLOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14446.9
2) No16353.1
Missing856 
TOTAL307100.0
202) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I feel proud of being a Latino. (PROUDLAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree191.7
2) Disagree141.2
3) I'm not sure625.4
4) Agree20517.9
5) Strongly agree84673.8
Missing17 
TOTAL1146100.0
203) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I feel that to be white is more beautiful than being black or brown. (SKINBEAU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree73364.0
2) Disagree21618.9
3) I'm not sure1139.9
4) Agree413.6
5) Strongly agree423.7
Missing18 
TOTAL1145100.0
204) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I will probably marry a Latino person. (MARRYLAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree454.0
2) Disagree373.3
3) I'm not sure43939.2
4) Agree26423.6
5) Strongly agree33529.9
Missing43 
TOTAL1120100.0
205) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- When filling out a questionnaire, I identify myself as a Latino. (IMLATINO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree373.2
2) Disagree312.7
3) I'm not sure827.2
4) Agree26523.2
5) Strongly agree72563.6
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
206) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- When I am able to, I am planning to change my Latino name to an Anglo name. (CHNGNAME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree88677.7
2) Disagree13111.5
3) I'm not sure736.4
4) Agree221.9
5) Strongly agree282.5
Missing23 
TOTAL1140100.0
207) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- Within the last year, I have read something dealing with my Latino heritage. (HERITAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree16114.2
2) Disagree12511.0
3) I'm not sure27524.3
4) Agree32929.0
5) Strongly agree24421.5
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
208) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I would rather listen to American pop music than Latino pop music. (MUSCPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree33329.4
2) Disagree23821.0
3) I'm not sure26323.2
4) Agree18316.1
5) Strongly agree11710.3
Missing29 
TOTAL1134100.0
209) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I feel proud of the color of my skin. (PROUSKIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree272.4
2) Disagree181.6
3) I'm not sure554.8
4) Agree21919.3
5) Strongly agree81671.9
Missing28 
TOTAL1135100.0
210) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I get embarrassed when I have to introduce my family to my friends. (FAM2FRND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree74866.0
2) Disagree18416.2
3) I'm not sure847.4
4) Agree605.3
5) Strongly agree575.0
Missing30 
TOTAL1133100.0
211) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I feel that Latino culture has a lot to offer to the American culture. (OFFRCULT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree423.7
2) Disagree332.9
3) I'm not sure19817.4
4) Agree27524.2
5) Strongly agree59051.8
Missing25 
TOTAL1138100.0
212) In the last 12 months, have you ever tried to kill yourself? (SUICIDE)
TOTAL%
1) No102089.1
2) Yes, once867.5
3) Yes, twice131.1
4) Yes, more than two times262.3
Missing18 
TOTAL1145100.0
213) How religious are your best friends? (FRNDRELI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all religious15013.2
2) Somewhat religious75066.2
3) Very religious23320.6
Missing30 
TOTAL1133100.0
214) Which of the following is the best description of your concept of salvation? (DESCSALV)
TOTAL%
1) God's gift of salvation is free, yet I must keep the law to be worthy to receive it.36732.6
2) Since keeping the law has no merit with God, salvation means I no longer need to obey the law.151.3
3) By faith I accept God's free gift of salvation, and as a result God gives me teh power to keep his law.61955.0
4) My salvation depends on whether I keep the law perfectly.12511.1
Missing37 
TOTAL1126100.0
215) Before becoming an Adventist, with what denomination were you affiliated? (BEFORADV)
TOTAL%
1) I've always been an Adventist54548.2
2) Roman Catholic33229.4
3) Baptist312.7
4) Pentecostal/Assembly of God/Church of God211.9
5) Presbyterian50.4
6) Methodist50.4
7) Jehovah's Witness70.6
8) I did not belong to any church or faith13712.1
9) Other484.2
Missing32 
TOTAL1131100.0
216) What was your very first contact with the Seventh-day Adventist Church? (FIRSTSDA)
TOTAL%
1) I was raised a Seventh-day Adventist56449.6
2) Adventist friend18216.0
3) Series of evangelistic meetings332.9
4) Adventist radio or TV program40.4
5) Musical group90.8
6) Literature evangelist80.7
7) Health ministries20.2
8) Adventist books60.5
9) Adventist schools181.6
10) Relative20918.4
11) Request cards for literature10.1
12) Adventist spouse50.4
13) Community service program10.1
14) Door contact at my home312.7
15) El Centinela30.3
16) Other625.4
Missing25 
TOTAL1138100.0
217) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- This question does not apply to me; I was raised an Adventist. (RAISEADV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52046.2
2) No60653.8
Missing37 
TOTAL1126100.0
218) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- Because of my family (spouse, children). (ADVFAMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16314.6
2) No95285.4
Missing48 
TOTAL1115100.0
219) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- Because the Adventist church was warm and caring. (ADVCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14012.6
2) No97587.4
Missing48 
TOTAL1115100.0
220) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- Because I established close friends that were Adventist. (ADVADVFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes534.8
2) No106195.2
Missing49 
TOTAL1114100.0
221) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- I was lonely and someone from the church came to my need. (ADVLONLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes312.8
2) No108097.2
Missing52 
TOTAL1111100.0
222) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- The truth and beauty of the Adventist message. (ADVBEAUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18216.3
2) No93483.7
Missing47 
TOTAL1116100.0
223) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- A close personal friend. (ADVFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes464.1
2) No106695.9
Missing51 
TOTAL1112100.0
224) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- I understood the plan of salvation like never before. (ADVSALVA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11710.5
2) No99989.5
Missing47 
TOTAL1116100.0
225) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- The Adventist message provided me with a clear picture of the final events of world history. (ADVEXPLN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes918.2
2) No102391.8
Missing49 
TOTAL1114100.0
226) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- The emphasis on healthful living. (ADVHEALT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes393.5
2) No107296.5
Missing52 
TOTAL1111100.0
227) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- The charisma of the minister/evangelist. (ADVMINIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes181.6
2) No109498.4
Missing51 
TOTAL1112100.0
228) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- Other. (ADVOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes938.4
2) No102091.6
Missing50 
TOTAL1113100.0
229) What are the last four digits of your home phone number? If your number is 555-1234, the answer to this question would be 1234. Please write the last four digits to your home phone number in the boxes below, and then fill in the corresponding numbers underneath. (TELENMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9025017.8842982
230) What is your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male44345.0
2) Female54155.0
Missing179 
TOTAL984100.0
231) In what month were you born? (MONTHBRN)
TOTAL%
1) January909.1
2) February747.5
3) March777.8
4) April838.4
5) May737.4
6) June838.4
7) July878.8
8) August9910.0
9) September707.1
10) October969.7
11) November848.5
12) December757.6
Missing172 
TOTAL991100.0
232) What is your family status? (FAMLSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Both parents live together.72174.0
2) My parents are separated.14314.7
3) My parents are divorced.11011.3
Missing189 
TOTAL974100.0
233) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- My family life is happy. (FAMHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree171.7
2) Disagree838.4
3) I'm not sure16516.6
4) Agree42042.3
5) Strongly agree30931.1
Missing169 
TOTAL994100.0
234) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- There is a lot of love in my family. (LOVEFAML)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree171.7
2) Disagree666.7
3) I'm not sure17417.6
4) Agree40040.4
5) Strongly agree33433.7
Missing172 
TOTAL991100.0
235) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- I get along well with my parents. (WELLWFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree151.5
2) Disagree686.9
3) I'm not sure14014.1
4) Agree39940.3
5) Strongly agree36937.2
Missing172 
TOTAL991100.0
236) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- My parents give me help and support when I need it. (PARNSPPR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree151.5
2) Disagree636.3
3) I'm not sure13113.2
4) Agree33633.8
5) Strongly agree44845.1
Missing170 
TOTAL993100.0
237) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- My parents often tell me they love me. (SHOWMELV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree535.3
2) Disagree10210.3
3) I'm not sure14915.0
4) Agree35135.4
5) Strongly agree33734.0
Missing171 
TOTAL992100.0
238) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- I cherish the moments when my whole family (grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, parents) are together. (CHERISH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree242.4
2) Disagree414.1
3) I'm not sure10310.4
4) Agree29029.2
5) Strongly agree53653.9
Missing169 
TOTAL994100.0
239) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- If I break one of the rules set by my parents, I usually get punished. (PUNISH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree848.5
2) Disagree18518.7
3) I'm not sure18218.4
4) Agree33233.5
5) Strongly agree20720.9
Missing173 
TOTAL990100.0
240) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- I don't have much participation in the decisions of my home. (HMDECISN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree17317.5
2) Disagree29429.8
3) I'm not sure18118.3
4) Agree23223.5
5) Strongly agree10710.8
Missing176 
TOTAL987100.0
241) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- My parents are harsh and unfair when administering discipline. (UNFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree35235.6
2) Disagree28829.1
3) I'm not sure19820.0
4) Agree929.3
5) Strongly agree596.0
Missing174 
TOTAL989100.0
242) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- It seems that what's more important at home is not what I think but what my parents think. (PARNTHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20020.2
2) Disagree21721.9
3) I'm not sure24324.5
4) Agree20020.2
5) Strongly agree13013.1
Missing173 
TOTAL990100.0
243) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- My parents encourage me to make my own decisions. (OWNDECSN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree686.9
2) Disagree11711.8
3) I'm not sure17517.7
4) Agree36637.0
5) Strongly agree26226.5
Missing175 
TOTAL988100.0
244) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- My parents push their religious convictions on me. (PUSHRELI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30731.1
2) Disagree25826.1
3) I'm not sure18018.2
4) Agree15916.1
5) Strongly agree848.5
Missing175 
TOTAL988100.0
245) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- My parents don't understand my problems. (MYPROBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20720.9
2) Disagree23924.1
3) I'm not sure25225.5
4) Agree19319.5
5) Strongly agree9910.0
Missing173 
TOTAL990100.0
246) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- Sometimes I feel that my parents have forgotten what it means to be young. (TOBYOUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree15215.4
2) Disagree17818.0
3) I'm not sure18318.5
4) Agree30530.8
5) Strongly agree17217.4
Missing173 
TOTAL990100.0
247) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- My parents are good examples of the Christian life. (GOODEXAM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree616.2
2) Disagree939.4
3) I'm not sure25926.2
4) Agree33433.7
5) Strongly agree24324.5
Missing173 
TOTAL990100.0
248) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- My parents live up to the standards of the church. (STANDARD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree757.6
2) Disagree838.4
3) I'm not sure20220.5
4) Agree35636.1
5) Strongly agree26927.3
Missing178 
TOTAL985100.0
249) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following. -- My parents actively participate in the life of the church. (PARTICIP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree10410.7
2) Disagree919.4
3) I'm not sure17017.5
4) Agree32733.7
5) Strongly agree27828.7
Missing193 
TOTAL970100.0
250) How often do your parents do the following? -- Keep pressing me to do my best work at school (BESTWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply787.9
2) Never393.9
3) Sometimes14915.1
4) Often26226.5
5) Very often46146.6
Missing174 
TOTAL989100.0
251) How often do your parents do the following? -- Limit the amount of time you can spend watching TV (LIMITTV)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply14514.7
2) Never18518.7
3) Sometimes28929.3
4) Often20320.5
5) Very often16616.8
Missing175 
TOTAL988100.0
252) How often do your parents do the following? -- Talk about your educational goals (EDUCGOAL)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply555.6
2) Never808.1
3) Sometimes27427.8
4) Often28528.9
5) Very often29129.5
Missing178 
TOTAL985100.0
253) How often do your parents do the following? -- Limit the amount of time for going out with friends on school nights (LIMFRNTM)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply17918.1
2) Never17017.2
3) Sometimes22522.8
4) Often19319.5
5) Very often22222.4
Missing174 
TOTAL989100.0
254) How often do your parents do the following? -- Limit the types of music you listen to (LIMMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply16516.8
2) Never26226.6
3) Sometimes24725.1
4) Often15816.0
5) Very often15315.5
Missing178 
TOTAL985100.0
255) How often do your parents do the following? -- Go out together as a family (camping, vacation, going to a park) (OUTASFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply969.7
2) Never14714.9
3) Sometimes39840.3
4) Often18718.9
5) Very often15916.1
Missing176 
TOTAL987100.0
256) How often do your parents do the following? -- Talk about sexual related topics (TALKSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply11511.6
2) Never30330.5
3) Sometimes36036.3
4) Often11111.2
5) Very often10310.4
Missing171 
TOTAL992100.0
257) How much do your parents REALLY know about who your friends are, where you go at night, how you spend your money, what you do with your free time, and where you are afternoons after school? (PAREKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply; don't live with parents92100.0
Missing1071 
TOTAL92100.0
258) How much do your parents REALLY know -- who your friends are? (KNOWFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Don't know536.0
2) Know a little42047.5
3) Know a lot41146.5
Missing279 
TOTAL884100.0
259) How much do your parents REALLY know -- where you go at night? (KNOWWHER)
TOTAL%
1) Don't know9010.3
2) Know a little20423.4
3) Know a lot57766.2
Missing292 
TOTAL871100.0
260) How much do your parents REALLY know -- how you spend your money? (KNOWSPND)
TOTAL%
1) Don't know10411.9
2) Know a little37042.5
3) Know a lot39745.6
Missing292 
TOTAL871100.0
261) How much do your parents REALLY know -- what you do with your free time? (KNOWTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Don't know10812.3
2) Know a little35340.3
3) Know a lot41647.4
Missing286 
TOTAL877100.0
262) How much do your parents REALLY know -- where you are most afternoons after school? (AFTRSCHO)
TOTAL%
1) Don't know849.8
2) Know a little21525.2
3) Know a lot55565.0
Missing309 
TOTAL854100.0
263) How often does your family have family worship (prayers or religious devotions away from church services)? (FAMPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never27428.1
2) Less than once a month11211.5
3) About once a month606.2
4) About 2-3 times a month818.3
5) About once a week20921.4
6) Once a day16216.6
7) More than once a day777.9
Missing188 
TOTAL975100.0
264) How would you evaluate your family worship? (HOWPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply (we don't have worship)30531.5
2) A waste of time616.3
3) Meaningful/spiritual60362.2
Missing194 
TOTAL969100.0
265) If you could attend the school of your choice, which school would you attend? (EDUCTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) A public school31032.1
2) A private non-denominational school485.0
3) Other church-operated school151.6
4) An Adventist school59261.3
Missing198 
TOTAL965100.0
266) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- Students disrupt class. (DISRUPT)
TOTAL%
1) Never729.3
2) Rarely10313.3
3) Some of the time20426.3
4) Very often22428.9
5) All the time17322.3
Missing387 
TOTAL776100.0
267) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- Students feel "put down" by teachers. (PUTDOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Never15319.7
2) Rarely25032.3
3) Some of the time23430.2
4) Very often9712.5
5) All the time415.3
Missing388 
TOTAL775100.0
268) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- Many students act as if they don't care about school or learning. (DONTCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Never597.6
2) Rarely12015.5
3) Some of the time22028.4
4) Very often21227.4
5) All the time16321.1
Missing389 
TOTAL774100.0
269) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- There is a real school spirit. (SCHSPIRT)
TOTAL%
1) Never10113.1
2) Rarely16020.7
3) Some of the time24431.6
4) Very often16621.5
5) All the time10113.1
Missing391 
TOTAL772100.0
270) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- A lot of teachers here are cold and unfriendly. (UNFRNDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Never14819.1
2) Rarely27635.7
3) Some of the time22028.4
4) Very often8911.5
5) All the time415.3
Missing389 
TOTAL774100.0
271) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- Discipline is fair. (FAIRDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Never526.8
2) Rarely7810.2
3) Some of the time26334.4
4) Very often21628.3
5) All the time15520.3
Missing399 
TOTAL764100.0
272) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- The teaching is good. (TCHGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Never202.6
2) Rarely395.1
3) Some of the time16020.9
4) Very often28637.4
5) All the time26034.0
Missing398 
TOTAL765100.0
273) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- Teachers are interested in students. (INTERSTD)
TOTAL%
1) Never233.0
2) Rarely678.7
3) Some of the time19925.9
4) Very often26935.0
5) All the time21127.4
Missing394 
TOTAL769100.0
274) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- When students work hard on school work, teachers praise their efforts. (PRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Never354.5
2) Rarely607.8
3) Some of the time19224.9
4) Very often22829.5
5) All the time25733.3
Missing391 
TOTAL772100.0
275) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- Teachers listen to what their students say. (TCHRLSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Never233.0
2) Rarely536.9
3) Some of the time21628.1
4) Very often25032.5
5) All the time22829.6
Missing393 
TOTAL770100.0
276) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- Teachers have higher expectations for Anglo students than they do for Latinos. (EXPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Never22329.1
2) Rarely17422.7
3) Some of the time20827.1
4) Very often8310.8
5) All the time7910.3
Missing396 
TOTAL767100.0
277) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- Students have a say in how this school is run. (SAYEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Never10413.6
2) Rarely13718.0
3) Some of the time23731.1
4) Very often16922.2
5) All the time11515.1
Missing401 
TOTAL762100.0
278) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- I have been put down by teachers for speaking in Spanish. (SPSPKING)
TOTAL%
1) Never46159.9
2) Rarely10914.2
3) Some of the time12316.0
4) Very often425.5
5) All the time354.5
Missing393 
TOTAL770100.0
279) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- I have been "put down" for being Latino. (BELATINO)
TOTAL%
1) Never46860.8
2) Rarely13717.8
3) Some of the time10113.1
4) Very often334.3
5) All the time314.0
Missing393 
TOTAL770100.0
280) ONLY ASKED OF THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN SCHOOL: Think about your experiences at the school that you are now attending. How often do you experience the following? -- I have experienced prejudice and racial discrimination in school. (PREJUDCE)
TOTAL%
1) Never37448.6
2) Rarely15820.5
3) Some of the time13817.9
4) Very often587.5
5) All the time425.5
Missing393 
TOTAL770100.0
281) As things stand now, how far in school do you think you will get? (FARINSCH)
TOTAL%
1) I will drop out of school before I get a high school diploma262.8
2) Finish high school only.555.9
3) Go to vocational or trade school after high school.677.1
4) Go to two years of college or community college.11812.6
5) Graduate from college (4 years).26828.5
6) Master's degree.18319.5
7) Ph.D., M.D., or another post-graduate degree.22223.6
Missing224 
TOTAL939100.0
282) How far in school do you think your parents want you to go? (NSCHPARN)
TOTAL%
1) Finish high school only.555.8
2) Go to vocational or trade school after high school.414.4
3) Go to two years of college or community college.626.6
4) Graduate from college (4 years).25326.9
5) Master's degree.18219.3
6) Ph.D., M.D., or other post-graduate degree.34937.0
Missing221 
TOTAL942100.0
283) Have you ever been in an ESL (English as a Second Language) or bilingual program in elementary, middle, or high school? (BEINESL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53354.7
2) No44245.3
Missing188 
TOTAL975100.0
284) Approximately how much time do you spend on homework? (TIMESPEN)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply to me (I am not in school).15716.2
2) I don't do it.515.3
3) Less than 1 hour a week.13514.0
4) Between 1 and 2 hours a week.18719.3
5) Between 3 and 5 hours a week.23924.7
6) Over 6 hours a week.19820.5
Missing196 
TOTAL967100.0
285) How many of the following things do you have at home? -- In my home, there is a quiet place where I can study. (PLC2STUD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65570.1
2) No28029.9
Missing228 
TOTAL935100.0
286) A newspaper is delivered every day to my home. (NEWSPAPR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15817.1
2) No76682.9
Missing239 
TOTAL924100.0
287) There is an encyclopedia in my home. (ENCYCLOP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes364100.0
Missing799 
TOTAL364100.0
288) There are more than 50 books in my home. (OVR50BKS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49453.1
2) No43646.9
Missing233 
TOTAL930100.0
289) There is a computer in my home. (COMPUTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18019.4
2) No74880.6
Missing235 
TOTAL928100.0
290) If you left school before graduating from high school, select the main reason (WHYLEFT)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I never dropped out of school.67575.6
2) Lost interest in school.455.0
3) School was not academically challenging.111.2
4) Could not get along with teachers and administrators.141.6
5) Indifference of teachers and staff.80.9
6) Afraid of gang violence and threats.121.3
7) Pressure from friends who were already out of school.60.7
8) Got in trouble and was asked to leave.151.7
9) Became pregnant.131.5
10) Got job and therefore left.262.9
11) Financial considerations.687.6
Missing270 
TOTAL893100.0
291) In an average week, how many hours do you spend working at a job? (HRSWORKD)
TOTAL%
1) Do not work52753.5
2) 1 - 1017017.3
3) 11 - 20838.4
4) 21 - 3910510.7
5) Over 40 hours10010.2
Missing178 
TOTAL985100.0
292) When you are independent (have left home), do you think you will be active in the Adventist Church? (ACTIVADV)
TOTAL%
1) No chance464.7
2) Small chance686.9
3) Fair chance17417.8
4) Good chance28429.0
5) Excellent chance40841.6
Missing183 
TOTAL980100.0
293) On the average week, about how many hours do you watch TV? (HRSWTV)
TOTAL%
1) Don't watch TV697.0
2) Less than 1 hour a week969.8
3) Between 1 and 2 hours a week13613.8
4) Between 3 and 4 hours a week21021.4
5) Between 5 and 6 hours a week16116.4
6) 7 hours or more31131.6
Missing180 
TOTAL983100.0
294) During the last month, how many times have you been out with a person of the opposite sex? (DATING)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all40341.0
2) 1 or 2 times23323.7
3) 3 - 5 times13213.4
4) 6 or more times21521.9
Missing180 
TOTAL983100.0
295) From what ethnic background are you more likely to date a person? (DATEBKGN)
TOTAL%
1) Latino56258.1
2) African American80.8
3) Anglo/Caucasian202.1
4) Asian American40.4
5) It doesn't matter (a combination)37438.6
Missing195 
TOTAL968100.0
296) During the last 12 months, how often have you had sexual intercourse ("gone all the way," "made love")? (HADSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Never80482.4
2) Once404.1
3) Twice252.6
4) 3 Times181.8
5) 4 or more times899.1
Missing187 
TOTAL976100.0
297) How often have you experienced the following. -- Felt afraid of the violence in school (VIOLENCE)
TOTAL%
1) Never41542.7
2) Once23624.3
3) Twice15816.3
4) 3 Times949.7
5) 4 or more times687.0
Missing192 
TOTAL971100.0
298) How often have you experienced the following. -- Felt pressured to engage in a homosexual/lesbian act (HOMOLESB)
TOTAL%
1) Never88892.0
2) Once282.9
3) Twice151.6
4) 3 Times141.5
5) 4 or more times202.1
Missing198 
TOTAL965100.0
299) How often have you experienced the following. -- Experienced pressure to join a local gang (JOINGANG)
TOTAL%
1) Never81383.8
2) Once616.3
3) Twice404.1
4) 3 Times252.6
5) 4 or more times313.2
Missing193 
TOTAL970100.0
300) How often have you experienced the following. -- Felt pressure to become involved in premarital sexual relations (SEXPRSSR)
TOTAL%
1) Never67069.1
2) Once11511.9
3) Twice9910.2
4) 3 Times454.6
5) 4 or more times404.1
Missing194 
TOTAL969100.0
301) The following statements deal with your perceptions of your pastor. -- I consider my pastor my friend. (PASTRFRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree454.5
2) Disagree575.7
3) I'm not sure17817.9
4) Agree42042.3
5) Strongly agree29329.5
Missing170 
TOTAL993100.0
302) The following statements deal with your perceptions of your pastor. -- My pastor allows young people to participate in worship services. (HELPSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree161.6
2) Disagree313.1
3) I'm not sure10911.0
4) Agree43143.4
5) Strongly agree40640.9
Missing170 
TOTAL993100.0
303) The following statements deal with your perceptions of your pastor. -- My pastor participates in various activities with the young people. (PASTPART)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree373.7
2) Disagree616.1
3) I'm not sure19319.4
4) Agree35736.0
5) Strongly agree34534.7
Missing170 
TOTAL993100.0
304) The following statements deal with your perceptions of your pastor. -- I feel comfortable speaking to my pastor about my problems. (TLK2PAST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree10210.3
2) Disagree13113.2
3) I'm not sure31431.7
4) Agree24424.7
5) Strongly agree19820.0
Missing174 
TOTAL989100.0
305) The following statements deal with your perceptions of your pastor. -- My pastor is sensitive to youth's needs and problems. (PASTSENS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree383.8
2) Disagree404.0
3) I'm not sure26927.1
4) Agree33533.8
5) Strongly agree31031.3
Missing171 
TOTAL992100.0
306) The following statements deal with your perceptions of your pastor. -- My pastor emphasizes the need for young people to get a Christian education. (NEEDEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree242.4
2) Disagree303.0
3) I'm not sure19719.8
4) Agree37037.3
5) Strongly agree37237.5
Missing170 
TOTAL993100.0
307) The following statements deal with your perceptions of your pastor. -- My pastor supports and participates in the different Latino traditions represented in his congregation. (TRDITION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree303.0
2) Disagree272.7
3) I'm not sure27227.5
4) Agree34334.7
5) Strongly agree31732.1
Missing174 
TOTAL989100.0
308) The following statements deal with your perceptions of your pastor. -- The pastor appears to feel superior about his own ethnic identity over that of his congregation. (SUPERIOR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree42943.4
2) Disagree14414.6
3) I'm not sure25425.7
4) Agree868.7
5) Strongly agree767.7
Missing174 
TOTAL989100.0
309) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- About how my friends treat me (WRRYFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all15115.3
2) A little13213.4
3) Somewhat21221.5
4) Quite a bit24224.5
5) Very much25125.4
Missing175 
TOTAL988100.0
310) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That my family might have problems with Immigration (La Migra) (LAMIGRA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all67268.2
2) A little727.3
3) Somewhat707.1
4) Quite a bit697.0
5) Very much10210.4
Missing178 
TOTAL985100.0
311) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That I might not be able to get a good job when I'm older (GOODJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all24925.2
2) A little16116.3
3) Somewhat16817.0
4) Quite a bit17517.7
5) Very much23523.8
Missing175 
TOTAL988100.0
312) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That someone might force me to do sexual things I don't want to do (FORCESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all47148.0
2) A little13413.7
3) Somewhat10710.9
4) Quite a bit919.3
5) Very much17818.1
Missing182 
TOTAL981100.0
313) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- About how well other kids like me (LIKEME)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all26727.2
2) A little15515.8
3) Somewhat21521.9
4) Quite a bit18018.4
5) Very much16316.6
Missing183 
TOTAL980100.0
314) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That I might lose my best friend (LOSEFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all28128.6
2) A little12312.5
3) Somewhat12412.6
4) Quite a bit16917.2
5) Very much28629.1
Missing180 
TOTAL983100.0
315) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That one of my parents will hit me so hard that I will be badly hurt (HITMEHRD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all59961.2
2) A little878.9
3) Somewhat646.5
4) Quite a bit636.4
5) Very much16516.9
Missing185 
TOTAL978100.0
316) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That I may die soon (DIESOON)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all46447.5
2) A little12612.9
3) Somewhat12913.2
4) Quite a bit919.3
5) Very much16617.0
Missing187 
TOTAL976100.0
317) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- About the drugs and drinking I see around me (DRUGDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all39940.8
2) A little11812.1
3) Somewhat12212.5
4) Quite a bit12512.8
5) Very much21522.0
Missing184 
TOTAL979100.0
318) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That one of my parents might die (PARENDIE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all15916.2
2) A little939.5
3) Somewhat11611.8
4) Quite a bit14514.8
5) Very much46847.7
Missing182 
TOTAL981100.0
319) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- About all the people who are hungry and poor in our country (HOMELESS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all646.5
2) A little10310.5
3) Somewhat20320.7
4) Quite a bit24324.8
5) Very much36637.4
Missing184 
TOTAL979100.0
320) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- About not being ready for Christ's return (CHRSTRET)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all515.2
2) A little727.4
3) Somewhat979.9
4) Quite a bit17517.9
5) Very much58159.5
Missing187 
TOTAL976100.0
321) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That I might get beat up at school (BEATUP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all56358.6
2) A little10010.4
3) Somewhat10811.3
4) Quite a bit677.0
5) Very much12212.7
Missing203 
TOTAL960100.0
322) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That my parents might stop loving me if I disappoint them (STOPLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all51052.1
2) A little848.6
3) Somewhat10310.5
4) Quite a bit818.3
5) Very much20020.4
Missing185 
TOTAL978100.0
323) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- About how much my mother or father drinks (PRNTDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all70773.4
2) A little293.0
3) Somewhat434.5
4) Quite a bit414.3
5) Very much14314.8
Missing200 
TOTAL963100.0
324) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- About how I'm doing in school (DOINSCHO)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all12913.4
2) A little586.0
3) Somewhat11812.3
4) Quite a bit22223.1
5) Very much43545.2
Missing201 
TOTAL962100.0
325) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- About not being faithful during the Time of Trouble (TIMETROU)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all899.2
2) A little9810.1
3) Somewhat15115.6
4) Quite a bit19520.1
5) Very much43845.1
Missing192 
TOTAL971100.0
326) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- About my looks (MYLOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all14515.0
2) A little15415.9
3) Somewhat21121.8
4) Quite a bit23424.2
5) Very much22323.1
Missing196 
TOTAL967100.0
327) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That my friends will get me in trouble (GETNTRBL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all33033.9
2) A little14114.5
3) Somewhat18619.1
4) Quite a bit12913.2
5) Very much18819.3
Missing189 
TOTAL974100.0
328) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- About all the violence that happens in our country (INCOUNTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all12813.1
2) A little10310.5
3) Somewhat19019.4
4) Quite a bit22222.7
5) Very much33434.2
Missing186 
TOTAL977100.0
329) This section asks you to tell how much you worry about different things in your life. I worry -- That my parents might get a divorce (Leave this blank if your parents are already divorced or if one of your parents is not living in your home.) (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all38848.0
2) A little8911.0
3) Somewhat617.5
4) Quite a bit627.7
5) Very much20825.7
Missing355 
TOTAL808100.0
330) One of the main programs to nurture the faith of youth in Latino churches is the youth program (sociedad de jovenes). Reflect on your local church youth programs as you answer the following questions. -- The youth programs (sociedad de jovenes) are relevant to youth needs. (SOCIEDAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree474.8
2) Disagree757.7
3) I'm not sure22623.1
4) Agree35936.7
5) Strongly agree27027.6
Missing186 
TOTAL977100.0
331) One of the main programs to nurture the faith of youth in Latino churches is the youth program (sociedad de jovenes). Reflect on your local church youth programs as you answer the following questions. -- The youth programs (sociedad de jovenes) are organized and directed by the youth of the church. (DIRECTED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree404.1
2) Disagree697.1
3) I'm not sure17217.6
4) Agree37538.4
5) Strongly agree32132.9
Missing186 
TOTAL977100.0
332) One of the main programs to nurture the faith of youth in Latino churches is the youth program (sociedad de jovenes). Reflect on your local church youth programs as you answer the following questions. -- Most of the youth of the church attend the programs of the youth society (sociedad de jovenes). (ATTNDPRG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree464.7
2) Disagree16717.1
3) I'm not sure25125.7
4) Agree33434.2
5) Strongly agree17918.3
Missing186 
TOTAL977100.0
333) One of the main programs to nurture the faith of youth in Latino churches is the youth program (sociedad de jovenes). Reflect on your local church youth programs as you answer the following questions. -- The programs are creative and imaginative. (CREATIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree606.2
2) Disagree10210.5
3) I'm not sure24124.7
4) Agree36837.7
5) Strongly agree20420.9
Missing188 
TOTAL975100.0
334) One of the main programs to nurture the faith of youth in Latino churches is the youth program (sociedad de jovenes). Reflect on your local church youth programs as you answer the following questions. -- The programs challenge me to think. (CHALLENG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree495.0
2) Disagree909.2
3) I'm not sure21321.7
4) Agree39240.0
5) Strongly agree23624.1
Missing183 
TOTAL980100.0
335) One of the main programs to nurture the faith of youth in Latino churches is the youth program (sociedad de jovenes). Reflect on your local church youth programs as you answer the following questions. -- The programs are faith-affirming and inspirational. (INSPIRAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree303.1
2) Disagree697.1
3) I'm not sure22222.7
4) Agree40741.7
5) Strongly agree24925.5
Missing186 
TOTAL977100.0
336) One of the main programs to nurture the faith of youth in Latino churches is the youth program (sociedad de jovenes). Reflect on your local church youth programs as you answer the following questions. -- Youth meetings (sociedad de jovenes) need to be improved. (IMPROVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree373.8
2) Disagree788.0
3) I'm not sure20821.3
4) Agree31632.4
5) Strongly agree33734.5
Missing187 
TOTAL976100.0
337) One of the main programs to nurture the faith of youth in Latino churches is the youth program (sociedad de jovenes). Reflect on your local church youth programs as you answer the following questions. -- I look forward to attending the youth programs (sociedad de jovenes) every week. (LOOKFWRD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree434.4
2) Disagree858.7
3) I'm not sure18619.1
4) Agree30231.1
5) Strongly agree35636.6
Missing191 
TOTAL972100.0
338) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church worship experience. -- I enjoy listening to my pastor preach. (ENJYLSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree383.9
2) Disagree636.4
3) I'm not sure15916.2
4) Agree38939.7
5) Strongly agree33133.8
Missing183 
TOTAL980100.0
339) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church worship experience. -- I would characterize the sermons preached at my church as being Christ-centered. (CRSTCNTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree282.9
2) Disagree353.6
3) I'm not sure21622.2
4) Agree36237.2
5) Strongly agree33234.1
Missing190 
TOTAL973100.0
340) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church worship experience. -- The sermons in my church help me relate my beliefs with problems and issues in today's world. (HELPRELA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree252.6
2) Disagree505.1
3) I'm not sure20621.2
4) Agree39340.4
5) Strongly agree29930.7
Missing190 
TOTAL973100.0
341) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church worship experience. -- Youth have a voice in the decision-making process of the church. (HAVEVIOC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree636.4
2) Disagree808.2
3) I'm not sure31832.5
4) Agree28729.3
5) Strongly agree23023.5
Missing185 
TOTAL978100.0
342) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church worship experience. -- The church takes great care in organizing recreational and social activities for the youth of the church. (RECREATN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree474.8
2) Disagree969.8
3) I'm not sure19219.5
4) Agree38339.0
5) Strongly agree26527.0
Missing180 
TOTAL983100.0
343) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church worship experience. -- Attending the Spanish church helps to affirm my ethnic identity. (AFFIRMID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree353.6
2) Disagree636.4
3) I'm not sure22022.5
4) Agree37838.7
5) Strongly agree28228.8
Missing185 
TOTAL978100.0
344) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church worship experience. -- I enjoy worshipping with people of my same ethnic background. (SMEBKGND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree333.4
2) Disagree525.3
3) I'm not sure17017.4
4) Agree39039.8
5) Strongly agree33434.1
Missing184 
TOTAL979100.0
345) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church worship experience. -- I would rather attend a Latino church, even if I didn't understand Spanish well, than an English-speaking church. (LATCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree11411.8
2) Disagree13914.4
3) I'm not sure29130.2
4) Agree18919.6
5) Strongly agree23023.9
Missing200 
TOTAL963100.0
346) What are some reasons for not wanting to go to church? -- This question does not apply, I enjoy going to church regularly. (NOGOCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65556.3
2) No50843.7
TOTAL1163100.0
347) What are some reasons for not wanting to go to church? -- Adults criticize me, are always on my back. (ONMYBACK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes897.7
2) No107492.3
TOTAL1163100.0
348) What are some reasons for not wanting to go to church? -- I don't understand Spanish well. (UNDRSPAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes211.8
2) No114298.2
TOTAL1163100.0
349) What are some reasons for not wanting to go to church? -- I find church programs boring. (PGMBORNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14012.0
2) No102388.0
TOTAL1163100.0
350) What are some reasons for not wanting to go to church? -- I don't feel like I am wanted. (NOTWANTD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes544.6
2) No110995.4
TOTAL1163100.0
351) What are some reasons for not wanting to go to church? -- Parents force me to go. (PARNFRCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes806.9
2) No108393.1
TOTAL1163100.0
352) What are some reasons for not wanting to go to church? -- Church programs do not meet youth needs. (YOUTHNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes998.5
2) No106491.5
TOTAL1163100.0
353) What are some reasons for not wanting to go to church? -- My close friends don't go to church. (FRNDCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes474.0
2) No111696.0
TOTAL1163100.0
354) What are some reasons for not wanting to go to church? -- Other. (OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes887.6
2) No107592.4
TOTAL1163100.0
355) I-SEX: Are you male or female? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male50344.6
2) Female62455.4
Missing36 
TOTAL1127100.0
356) I-EDUCATN: Indicate the HIGHEST level of education completed -- By you. (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
0) < H.S.27229.5
1) H.S.39542.8
2) Some coll.17919.4
3) Coll. grad626.7
4) Grad schl.151.6
Missing240 
TOTAL923100.0
357) I-ETHNICTY: How do you describe yourself? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-ETHNICTY)
TOTAL%
0) Mexican28226.1
1) Latino-Am.30528.2
2) Cub/Dom/PR15614.4
3) C/S Amer.30828.5
4) Other312.9
Missing81 
TOTAL1082100.0
358) I-AGE: How old are you? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 13 or less15913.9
1) 14-1742436.9
2) 18-2132228.0
3) 22-2517715.4
4) 26 & over665.7
Missing15 
TOTAL1148100.0
359) I-INCOME: About how much money did your family or household earn last year? (Answer this question even if you're single and independent.) (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) < 10K36635.5
1) 10K-24,99935034.0
2) 25K-49,99922221.6
3) 50K & over928.9
Missing133 
TOTAL1030100.0
360) I-MARITAL: Which of the following best applies to you? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Never marr100888.8
1) Marr/Comtd1089.5
2) Sep/Dv/Wid191.7
Missing28 
TOTAL1135100.0
361) I-LANGUAGE: In general, what language do you read and speak? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish867.5
2) Spanish better than English27624.0
3) Both equally48742.4
4) English better than Spanish27524.0
5) Only English242.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1148100.0