Survey of Clergy in Indianapolis, 2000

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Case identification number (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26120237.59150
2) How many total years have you lived in the Indianapolis area? (LIVING1)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year41.5
1) 62.3
2) 145.4
3) 135.0
4) 93.4
5) 83.1
6) 114.2
7) 124.6
8) 114.2
9) 51.9
10) 83.1
11) 41.5
12) 103.8
13) 41.5
14) 51.9
15) 166.1
16) 31.1
17) 41.5
18) 20.8
19) 20.8
20) 51.9
21) 20.8
22) 20.8
23) 31.1
24) 10.4
25) 72.7
26) 72.7
27) 10.4
29) 31.1
30) 103.8
31) 10.4
32) 20.8
33) 31.1
34) 20.8
35) 62.3
36) 10.4
37) 31.1
38) 10.4
39) 10.4
40) 72.7
41) 10.4
43) 20.8
44) 51.9
45) 62.3
46) 51.9
47) 10.4
48) 10.4
50) 31.1
51) 51 years or more186.9
TOTAL261100.0
3) How many years have you been a clergy person? (CLERGY1)
TOTAL%
1) 10.4
2) 10.4
3) 20.8
4) 31.1
5) 31.1
6) 72.7
7) 10.4
8) 31.1
9) 41.5
10) 72.7
11) 72.7
12) 62.3
13) 72.7
14) 51.9
15) 124.6
16) 31.1
17) 62.3
18) 72.7
19) 93.4
20) 176.5
21) 41.5
22) 124.6
23) 62.3
24) 62.3
25) 186.9
26) 72.7
27) 83.1
28) 93.4
29) 51.9
30) 135.0
31) 31.1
32) 20.8
33) 51.9
34) 51.9
35) 103.8
36) 51.9
37) 41.5
38) 62.3
39) 31.1
40) 72.7
41) 10.4
42) 10.4
43) 20.8
45) 31.1
46) 20.8
48) 20.8
50) 10.4
TOTAL261100.0
4) How many years have you been serving urban areas? (CLER2A)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year3814.6
1) 62.3
2) 83.1
3) 83.1
4) 145.4
5) 135.0
6) 114.2
7) 114.2
8) 62.3
9) 31.1
10) 145.4
11) 72.7
12) 103.8
13) 31.1
14) 72.7
15) 155.7
16) 62.3
17) 20.8
18) 51.9
19) 51.9
20) 135.0
21) 10.4
22) 51.9
23) 62.3
24) 51.9
25) 41.5
26) 72.7
28) 10.4
29) 31.1
30) 51.9
32) 10.4
33) 41.5
35) 31.1
36) 10.4
38) 20.8
39) 10.4
41) 10.4
42) 10.4
43) 10.4
44) 10.4
45) 10.4
98) Don't know20.8
TOTAL261100.0
5) How many years have you been serving suburban areas? (CLER2B)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year10239.1
1) 72.7
2) 72.7
3) 62.3
4) 114.2
5) 135.0
6) 62.3
7) 103.8
8) 93.4
9) 31.1
10) 207.7
11) 62.3
12) 62.3
13) 83.1
14) 51.9
15) 72.7
16) 31.1
17) 20.8
18) 10.4
19) 31.1
20) 62.3
21) 20.8
22) 31.1
23) 10.4
24) 10.4
25) 31.1
26) 10.4
28) 10.4
29) 31.1
36) 10.4
44) 10.4
50) 10.4
98) Don't know20.8
TOTAL261100.0
6) How many years have you been serving rural areas? (CLER2C)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year11343.3
1) 72.7
2) 176.5
3) 2610.0
4) 166.1
5) 155.7
6) 72.7
7) 103.8
8) 114.2
9) 20.8
10) 72.7
11) 41.5
12) 31.1
13) 20.8
14) 41.5
15) 20.8
18) 10.4
19) 10.4
20) 31.1
24) 20.8
25) 31.1
26) 10.4
28) 10.4
44) 10.4
98) Don't know20.8
TOTAL261100.0
7) How many churches have you served as a clergy person? (CLERGY3)
TOTAL%
1) 207.7
2) 4617.6
3) 6023.0
4) 3714.2
5) 259.6
6) 249.2
7) 176.5
8) 103.8
9) 51.9
10) 31.1
11) 20.8
12) 31.1
15) 31.1
16) 10.4
20) 20 or more churches31.1
98) Don't know20.8
TOTAL261100.0
8) How many years have you been a clergy person at your current church? (CLERGY4)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year155.7
1) 166.1
2) 2610.0
3) 259.6
4) 238.8
5) 155.7
6) 186.9
7) 207.7
8) 166.1
9) 72.7
10) 124.6
11) 72.7
12) 41.5
13) 41.5
14) 31.1
15) 124.6
16) 31.1
17) 31.1
18) 20.8
19) 31.1
20) 31.1
21) 31.1
22) 20.8
23) 31.1
24) 10.4
25) 31.1
26) 41.5
29) 20.8
30) 31.1
33) 10.4
43) 20.8
TOTAL261100.0
9) Now I'd like to ask you about the role of religion and religious leaders in Indianapolis. - Overall, how much influence would you say Indianapolis clergy have in civic affairs? (CIVIC1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 176.5
2) A moderate amount14555.6
3) A little 9335.6
4) None at all31.1
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused20.8
TOTAL261100.0
10) Now I'd like to ask you about the role of religion and religious leaders in Indianapolis. - Overall, how different is this degree of influence compared to 20 years ago? (CIVIC2A)
TOTAL%
1) Much greater65.5
2) Somewhat greater2018.2
3) About the same3834.5
4) Somewhat less3027.3
5) Much less 1513.6
9) Refused10.9
Missing151 
TOTAL110100.0
11) Now I'd like to ask you about the role of religion and religious leaders in Indianapolis. - Overall, how different is this degree of influence compared to 10 years ago? (CIVIC2B)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat greater1220.7
3) About the same3763.8
4) Somewhat less712.1
5) Much less23.4
Missing203 
TOTAL58100.0
12) Now I'd like to ask you about the role of religion and religious leaders in Indianapolis. - In your opinion, how much influence should Indianapolis clergy have in civic affairs? (CIVIC3)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 8432.2
2) A moderate amount16061.3
3) A little 135.0
4) None at all10.4
8) Don't know 20.8
9) Refused10.4
TOTAL261100.0
13) In the past year, have you, as a clergy person, tried to influence public policy regarding business development in Indianapolis? (INFLU1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 5521.1
2) No20678.9
TOTAL261100.0
14) In the past year, have you, as a clergy person, tried to influence public policy regarding crime in Indianapolis? (INFLU2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 12246.7
2) No13953.3
TOTAL261100.0
15) In the past year, have you, as a clergy person, tried to influence public policy regarding the poor and disadvantaged? (INFLU3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 18069.0
2) No8131.0
TOTAL261100.0
16) In the past year, have you, as a clergy person, tried to influence public policy regarding minorities such as those of blacks and Hispanics in Indianapolis? (INFLU4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 15459.0
2) No10741.0
TOTAL261100.0
17) In the past year, have you, as a clergy person, tried to influence public policy to support gay and lesbian rights in Indianapolis? (INFLU5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 5019.2
2) No 20879.7
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused20.8
TOTAL261100.0
18) In the past year, have you, as a clergy person, tried to influence public policy to raise the minimum wage in Indianapolis? (INFLU6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 3111.9
2) No23088.1
TOTAL261100.0
19) In the past year, how many times, if at all, have you preached about business development or made it a subject of a sermon or homily? (PREACH1)
TOTAL%
0) None 19173.2
1) 155.7
2) 145.4
3) 176.5
4) 83.1
5) 20.8
6) 10.4
8) 10.4
10) 10.4
12) 41.5
20) 20.8
25) 10.4
30) 10.4
50) Fifty or more10.4
98) Don't know 10.4
99) Refused10.4
TOTAL261100.0
20) In the past year, how many times, if at all, have you preached about crime or made it a topic of a sermon or homily? (PREACH2)
TOTAL%
0) None 7227.6
1) 228.4
2) 3714.2
3) 249.2
4) 238.8
5) 155.7
6) 155.7
7) 62.3
8) 20.8
10) 135.0
12) 62.3
15) 31.1
18) 10.4
20) 83.1
25) 41.5
26) 10.4
30) 10.4
40) 10.4
48) 10.4
50) Fifty or more41.5
98) Don't know20.8
TOTAL261100.0
21) In the past year, how many times, if at all, have you preached about the poor or disadvantaged, or made them a topic of a sermon or homily? (PREACH3)
TOTAL%
0) None 238.8
1) 114.2
2) 2610.0
3) 186.9
4) 2610.0
5) 207.7
6) 228.4
7) 41.5
8) 124.6
10) 2911.1
11) 10.4
12) 166.1
14) 20.8
15) 103.8
17) 10.4
18) 10.4
20) 145.4
24) 10.4
25) 41.5
30) 31.1
40) 20.8
50) Fifty or more135.0
98) Don't know20.8
TOTAL261100.0
22) In the past year, how many times, if at all, have you preached about minorities or made them a topic of a sermon or homily? (PREACH4)
TOTAL%
0) None 6023.0
1) 238.8
2) 3111.9
3) 238.8
4) 238.8
5) 238.8
6) 135.0
7) 20.8
8) 83.1
9) 10.4
10) 197.3
12) 20.8
15) 93.4
20) 93.4
24) 20.8
25) 20.8
26) 10.4
30) 20.8
40) 20.8
50) Fifty or more41.5
98) Don't know20.8
TOTAL261100.0
23) In the past year, how many times, if at all, have you preached in support of gay and lesbian rights or made this the topic of a sermon or homily? (PREACH5)
TOTAL%
0) None 18370.1
1) 249.2
2) 238.8
3) 83.1
4) 51.9
5) 72.7
6) 31.1
7) 10.4
10) 10.4
12) 10.4
15) 20.8
25) 10.4
30) 10.4
98) Don't know10.4
TOTAL261100.0
24) In the past year, how many times, if at all, have you preached in support of raising the minimum wage or made it a topic of a sermon or homily? (PREACH6)
TOTAL%
0) None 22586.2
1) 114.2
2) 124.6
3) 20.8
4) 31.1
5) 31.1
7) 10.4
10) 10.4
12) 10.4
20) 10.4
50) Fifty or more10.4
TOTAL261100.0
25) Which of the following sources do you rely on the most? (INFO1)
TOTAL%
1) Local media sources, such as newspapers21080.5
3) Clergy colleagues207.7
5) Members of your congregation238.8
8) Don't know 51.9
9) Refused31.1
TOTAL261100.0
26) Do you use religious or denominational media sources for information about the issues facing Indianapolis? (INFO2A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 17767.8
2) No8432.2
TOTAL261100.0
27) Do you use the Internet or World Wide Web? (INFO2B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 14455.2
2) No11744.8
TOTAL261100.0
28) Do you use mailings from political or civic organizations? (INFO2C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 16462.8
2) No9737.2
TOTAL261100.0
29) Do you use any other sources to gather information on issues facing Indianapolis that have not already been mentioned? (INFO2D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 15559.4
2) No10640.6
TOTAL261100.0
30) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY USED OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON ISSUES FACING INDIANAPOLIS: Please explain (INFO2DO)
TOTAL%
1) Advance America over the Internet10.6
2) AIDS Fund Board of Directors10.6
3) American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists10.6
4) Bible 21.3
5) Books 63.9
6) Charisma magazine10.6
7) Christian Science Monitor10.6
8) Civic leaders in the congregation10.6
9) Civil rights organizations10.6
10) Clergy colleagues106.5
11) Colleagues 21.3
12) Community groups53.2
13) Concerned Clergy21.3
14) Conversations10.6
15) Demographic research10.6
16) Denominational policies from church10.6
17) Department of Health10.6
18) Direct sources10.6
19) Directives from the Archdiocesan Office10.6
20) Downtown missions10.6
21) First Things clergy journal10.6
22) Indiana Business Review10.6
23) Indiana Catholic Conference21.3
24) Indianapolis Business Journal21.3
25) Indianapolis Church Federation42.6
26) Indianapolis Star42.6
27) Journals 10.6
28) Judiciary 10.6
29) Julian Center10.6
30) Library 31.9
31) Local news/papers63.9
32) Magazines 74.5
33) Media 1912.3
34) Members of the congregation74.5
35) Ministerial meetings42.6
36) Newsletters31.9
37) Newspapers 117.1
38) Periodicals85.2
39) Personal contacts21.3
40) Personal research10.6
41) Polis Center85.2
42) Political contacts42.6
43) Private research10.6
44) Public meetings10.6
45) Public radio10.6
46) Religious commentaries10.6
47) Religious publications31.9
48) Research papers21.3
49) Word of mouth53.2
Missing106 
TOTAL155100.0
31) Overall, how much do you use e-mail to communicate with clergy colleagues? (INFO3)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 5521.1
2) A moderate amount5922.6
3) A little 9937.9
4) Not at all4818.4
TOTAL261100.0
32) Next, some people think that government should be more supportive of religious institutions and activities, while others think government support for religious institutions would be inappropriate. Thinking about Indianapolis, how strongly would you say you agree or disagree with the following? - In Indianapolis, ministers or clergy of all faiths should be encouraged to run for public office. (STATE1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3011.5
2) Somewhat agree10138.7
3) Somewhat disagree7428.4
4) Strongly disagree5119.5
8) Don't know 20.8
9) Refused31.1
TOTAL261100.0
33) Next, some people think that government should be more supportive of religious institutions and activities, while others think government support for religious institutions would be inappropriate. Thinking about Indianapolis, how strongly would you say you agree or disagree with the following? - Religious groups in Indianapolis should keep separate from what goes on in city politics and city hall. (STATE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree145.4
2) Somewhat agree3312.6
3) Somewhat disagree8030.7
4) Strongly disagree13049.8
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused31.1
TOTAL261100.0
34) Next, some people think that government should be more supportive of religious institutions and activities, while others think government support for religious institutions would be inappropriate. Thinking about Indianapolis, how strongly would you say you agree or disagree with the following? - It is proper to have prayers in the city's public events. (STATE3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13752.5
2) Somewhat agree7428.4
3) Somewhat disagree2911.1
4) Strongly disagree197.3
8) Don't know20.8
TOTAL261100.0
35) Next, some people think that government should be more supportive of religious institutions and activities, while others think government support for religious institutions would be inappropriate. Thinking about Indianapolis, how strongly would you say you agree or disagree with the following? - A copy of the Ten Commandments should be posted in all city court rooms. (STATE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9937.9
2) Somewhat agree6023.0
3) Somewhat disagree3814.6
4) Strongly disagree6324.1
9) Refused10.4
TOTAL261100.0
36) Next, some people think that government should be more supportive of religious institutions and activities, while others think government support for religious institutions would be inappropriate. Thinking about Indianapolis, how strongly would you say you agree or disagree with the following? - Only politicians who believe in God are fit for public office. (STATE5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree218.0
2) Somewhat agree3513.4
3) Somewhat disagree6123.4
4) Strongly disagree14254.4
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused10.4
TOTAL261100.0
37) Next, some people think that government should be more supportive of religious institutions and activities, while others think government support for religious institutions would be inappropriate. Thinking about Indianapolis, how strongly would you say you agree or disagree with the following? - Congregations and local government should form partnerships to deal with social problems facing Indianapolis. (STATE6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14957.1
2) Somewhat agree8934.1
3) Somewhat disagree135.0
4) Strongly disagree93.4
8) Don't know10.4
TOTAL261100.0
38) Next, some people think that government should be more supportive of religious institutions and activities, while others think government support for religious institutions would be inappropriate. Thinking about Indianapolis, how strongly would you say you agree or disagree with the following? - Congregations should receive federal and state financial support to expand existing social welfare programs or develop new ones. (STATE7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5922.6
2) Somewhat agree9034.5
3) Somewhat disagree5119.5
4) Strongly disagree6023.0
8) Don't know10.4
TOTAL261100.0
39) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - Typically, what would you say was your average attendance at Sunday worship? (CONGRE1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL261370.739961
40) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - What is the total number of members in your congregation? (CONGRE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2611786.18810676
41) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - Thinking about the overall economic makeup of your congregation, would you characterize it as being predominantly: (CONGRE3)
TOTAL%
1) Upper class41.5
2) Upper middle class5721.8
3) Middle class11343.3
4) Working class6926.4
5) Poor 83.1
7) Mixed/equal103.8
TOTAL261100.0
42) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - Thinking about the racial makeup of your congregation, about what percentage of members would you say are white? (CONGRE4)
TOTAL%
0) 83.1
1) 103.8
2) 93.4
3) 20.8
5) 31.1
10) 41.5
15) 10.4
25) 10.4
30) 10.4
33) 10.4
40) 10.4
50) 31.1
60) 41.5
70) 41.5
75) 20.8
80) 124.6
85) 20.8
87) 10.4
89) 20.8
90) 176.5
93) 20.8
94) 20.8
95) 3513.4
96) 41.5
97) 103.8
98) 2810.7
99) 4718.0
100) 4115.7
998) 20.8
999) 20.8
TOTAL261100.0
43) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - Thinking about the racial makeup of your congregation, about what percentage of members would you say are black or African-American? (CONGRE5)
TOTAL%
0) 6826.1
1) 6023.0
2) 259.6
3) 62.3
4) 93.4
5) 145.4
6) 20.8
8) 41.5
10) 83.1
12) 10.4
15) 93.4
19) 10.4
20) 62.3
28) 10.4
30) 41.5
35) 10.4
39) 10.4
50) 20.8
67) 10.4
70) 10.4
85) 10.4
90) 41.5
95) 10.4
97) 31.1
98) 93.4
99) 124.6
100) 62.3
999) 10.4
TOTAL261100.0
44) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - Thinking about the racial makeup of your congregation, about what percentage of members would you say are from other racial or ethnic minority groups, such as Hispanics, Asians or Native American groups? (CONGRE6)
TOTAL%
0) 11443.7
1) 6023.0
2) 218.0
3) 114.2
4) 62.3
5) 2610.0
7) 20.8
8) 20.8
10) 51.9
13) 10.4
15) 10.4
25) 10.4
30) 10.4
45) 10.4
50) 10.4
60) 10.4
84) 10.4
90) 10.4
94) 10.4
998) 31.1
999) 10.4
TOTAL261100.0
45) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - How much would you say your congregation has changed in its membership since your appointment in terms of racial or ethnic diversity? (CONGRE7A)
TOTAL%
1) A lot more diverse43.8
2) Somewhat more diverse2927.6
5) Stayed the same7066.7
8) Don't know 11.0
9) Refused11.0
Missing156 
TOTAL105100.0
46) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - How much would you say your congregation has changed in its membership since your appointment in terms of economic makeup? (CONGRE8A)
TOTAL%
1) A lot more diverse43.8
2) Somewhat more diverse2019.0
3) Somewhat less diverse11.0
5) Stayed the same7874.3
8) Don't know 11.0
9) Refused11.0
Missing156 
TOTAL105100.0
47) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - How much would you say your congregation has changed in its membership over the past five years in terms of racial or ethnic diversity? (CONGRE7B)
TOTAL%
1) A lot more diverse45.3
2) Somewhat more diverse3039.5
3) Somewhat less diverse33.9
4) A lot less diverse11.3
5) Stayed the same3850.0
Missing185 
TOTAL76100.0
48) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - How much would you say your congregation has changed in its membership over the past five years in terms of economic makeup? (CONGRE8B)
TOTAL%
1) A lot more diverse45.3
2) Somewhat more diverse2532.9
3) Somewhat less diverse56.6
4) A lot less diverse11.3
5) Stayed the same4052.6
8) Don't know11.3
Missing185 
TOTAL76100.0
49) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - How much would you say your congregation has changed in its membership over the past 10 years in terms of racial or ethnic diversity? (CONGRE7C)
TOTAL%
1) A lot more diverse22.5
2) Somewhat more diverse2430.0
3) Somewhat less diverse22.5
4) A lot less diverse22.5
5) Stayed the same5062.5
Missing181 
TOTAL80100.0
50) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your own church and congregation. - How much would you say your congregation has changed in its membership over the past 10 years in terms of economic makeup? (CONGRE8C)
TOTAL%
1) A lot more diverse45.0
2) Somewhat more diverse2632.5
3) Somewhat less diverse56.3
4) A lot less diverse11.3
5) Stayed the same4353.8
9) Refused11.3
Missing181 
TOTAL80100.0
51) About what percentage of your congregation would you estimate lives in the same neighborhood as your church? (NEIGH1)
TOTAL%
0) 83.1
1) 83.1
2) 62.3
3) 31.1
4) 10.4
5) 166.1
8) 20.8
10) 2810.7
12) 10.4
15) 114.2
20) 249.2
25) 218.0
30) 83.1
33) 31.1
35) 51.9
40) 186.9
45) 20.8
48) 10.4
50) 2610.0
55) 10.4
60) 228.4
65) 20.8
66) 10.4
67) 20.8
70) 93.4
75) 114.2
80) 62.3
84) 10.4
85) 41.5
90) 41.5
95) 10.4
98) 10.4
99) 20.8
100) 10.4
998) 10.4
TOTAL261100.0
52) Do you currently live in the same neighborhood as your church? (NEIGH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 12648.3
2) No13551.7
TOTAL261100.0
53) How important is it for you, as a clergy person, to be actively involved in the same neighborhood as your church? (NEIGH3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14455.2
2) Somewhat important8131.0
3) Not too important259.6
4) Not at all important114.2
TOTAL261100.0
54) How knowledgeable would you say you are about the issues and needs facing the people who live in the same neighborhood as your church? (NEIGH4)
TOTAL%
1) Very knowledgeable10741.0
2) Somewhat knowledgeable14053.6
3) Not too knowledgeable135.0
4) Not at all knowledgeable10.4
TOTAL261100.0
55) In the last month, how many individuals who were not members of your congregation have received direct help from your congregation with food or money or other kinds of material need? (CONHELP1)
TOTAL%
0) 2610.0
1) 72.7
2) 103.8
3) 145.4
4) 114.2
5) 155.7
6) 166.1
7) 51.9
8) 62.3
10) 186.9
11) 10.4
12) 31.1
15) 166.1
17) 10.4
20) 135.0
24) 10.4
25) 51.9
28) 20.8
30) 103.8
35) 20.8
40) 51.9
43) 10.4
45) 20.8
50) 135.0
54) 10.4
70) 20.8
75) 41.5
100) 4718.0
998) 20.8
999) 20.8
TOTAL261100.0
56) In the last month, how many individuals who were not members of your congregation have received direct help from your congregation with spiritual, moral or religious needs, other than material or financial help? (CONHELP2)
TOTAL%
0) 114.2
1) 31.1
2) 93.4
3) 103.8
4) 93.4
5) 218.0
6) 83.1
7) 51.9
8) 83.1
10) 3413.0
12) 155.7
14) 10.4
15) 124.6
17) 10.4
20) 197.3
25) 186.9
30) 103.8
35) 20.8
36) 10.4
40) 62.3
45) 10.4
50) 124.6
60) 20.8
70) 20.8
75) 20.8
100) 3011.5
998) 72.7
999) 20.8
TOTAL261100.0
57) Has your congregation participated in or supported social service projects of any sort within the last year? (PROJ1A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 21080.5
2) No 5019.2
9) Refused10.4
TOTAL261100.0
58) Has your congregation participated in or supported community development projects of any sort within the last year? (PROJ1B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 13049.8
2) No 13049.8
8) Don't know10.4
TOTAL261100.0
59) Has your congregation participated in or supported neighborhood organizing projects of any sort within the last year? (PROJ1C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 11744.8
2) No14455.2
TOTAL261100.0
60) Has your congregation participated in or supported local political action projects of any sort within the last year? (PROJ1D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 5219.9
2) No20980.1
TOTAL261100.0
61) What is the name of the largest project or program your congregation has sponsored or participated in within the last year? (Names of organizations are not available.) (PROJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Project reported24493.5
2) No projects or programs155.7
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused10.4
TOTAL261100.0
62) Was the largest project funded and staffed completely by your congregation or in collaboration with other groups or organizations? (PROJ2B)
TOTAL%
1) Completely by congregation4417.9
2) In collaboration with others19980.9
8) Don't know 20.8
9) Refused10.4
Missing15 
TOTAL246100.0
63) What is the name of the second largest project or program your congregation has sponsored or participated in within the last year? (Names of organizations are not available.) (PROJ3)
TOTAL%
1) Project reported21185.8
2) No projects or programs3213.0
8) Don't know 20.8
9) Refused10.4
Missing15 
TOTAL246100.0
64) Was the second largest project funded and staffed completely by your congregation or in collaboration with other groups or organizations? (PROJ3B)
TOTAL%
1) Completely by congregation4922.9
2) In collaboration with others16476.6
9) Refused10.5
Missing47 
TOTAL214100.0
65) What is the name of the third largest project or program your congregation has sponsored or participated in within the last year? (Names of organizations are not available.) (PROJ4)
TOTAL%
1) Project reported17481.3
2) No projects or programs3616.8
8) Don't know 31.4
9) Refused10.5
Missing47 
TOTAL214100.0
66) Was the third largest project funded and staffed completely by your congregation or in collaboration with other groups or organizations? (PROJ4B)
TOTAL%
1) Completely by congregation5732.0
2) In collaboration with others11866.3
8) Don't know 21.1
9) Refused10.6
Missing83 
TOTAL178100.0
67) As you might know, financial support from the government is available for church-sponsored social service programs. Would you consider applying for government grants to support any of your church's current social service programs? (GOV1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 13150.4
2) No 12246.9
7) Already have applied62.3
9) Refused10.4
Missing1 
TOTAL260100.0
68) Please tell me if any of the following reasons reflects why you would not apply for government grants to support any of your current social service programs. - Would you not apply because your church philosophy is opposed to accepting money from governmental entities? (GOV2A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 5847.5
2) No6452.5
Missing139 
TOTAL122100.0
69) Please tell me if any of the following reasons reflects why you would not apply for government grants to support any of your current social service programs. - Would you not apply because your church does not need financial assistance from governmental sources? (GOV2B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 6351.6
2) No5948.4
Missing139 
TOTAL122100.0
70) Please tell me if any of the following reasons reflects why you would not apply for government grants to support any of your current social service programs. - Would you not apply because you don't have time and resources necessary to apply for government grants? (GOV2C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 3831.1
2) No 8368.0
8) Don't know10.8
Missing139 
TOTAL122100.0
71) Please tell me if any of the following reasons reflects why you would not apply for government grants to support any of your current social service programs. - Would you not apply because your church does not provide social service programs that would be applicable to government grants? (GOV2D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 5847.5
2) No 5948.4
8) Don't know 32.5
9) Refused21.6
Missing139 
TOTAL122100.0
72) Please tell me if any of the following reasons reflects why you would not apply for government grants to support any of your current social service programs. - Would you not apply because of other reasons? (GOV2E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 4738.5
2) No7561.5
Missing139 
TOTAL122100.0
73) Would you consider applying for government grants to support any of your church's potential social service programs? (GOV3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 18069.5
2) No 7629.3
7) Already have applied10.4
8) Don't know20.8
Missing2 
TOTAL259100.0
74) Please tell me if any of the following reasons reflect why you would not apply for government grants to support any of your potential social service programs your church might be considering. - Would you not apply because your church philosophy is opposed to accepting money from governmental entities? (GOV4A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 5066.7
2) No2533.3
Missing186 
TOTAL75100.0
75) Please tell me if any of the following reasons reflects why you would not apply for government grants to support any of your potential social service programs your church might be considering. - Would you not apply because your church does not need financial assistance from governmental sources? (GOV4B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 3850.7
2) No3749.3
Missing186 
TOTAL75100.0
76) Please tell me if any of the following reasons reflects why you would not apply for government grants to support any of your potential social service programs your church might be considering. - Would you not apply because you don't have the time and resources necessary to apply for government grants? (GOV4C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 2229.3
2) No5370.7
Missing186 
TOTAL75100.0
77) Please tell me if any of the following reasons reflects why you would not apply for government grants to support any of your potential social service programs your church might be considering. - Would you not apply because your church does not provide social service programs that would be applicable to government grants? (GOV4D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 2736.0
2) No 4762.7
9) Refused11.3
Missing186 
TOTAL75100.0
78) Please tell me if any of the following reasons reflects why you would not apply for government grants to support any of your potential social service programs your church might be considering. - Would you not apply because of other reasons? (GOV4E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 2330.7
2) No5269.3
Missing186 
TOTAL75100.0
79) For the current fiscal year, what would you estimate to be the total amount of all budgets for your congregation? (BUDGET1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2589428272355224
80) About what percent of money in all your budgets comes through congregational support, such as tithing, contributions, donations and gifts? (BUDGET2)
TOTAL%
5) 10.4
19) 10.4
20) 41.6
30) 10.4
33) 31.2
35) 10.4
40) 41.6
50) 124.7
55) 10.4
60) 31.2
65) 31.2
67) 10.4
70) 31.2
75) 166.2
80) 124.7
85) 93.5
90) 166.2
95) 103.9
96) 10.4
97) 41.6
98) 83.1
99) 72.7
100) 13552.5
999) 10.4
Missing4 
TOTAL257100.0
81) Next, please tell me if your congregation or its programs are receiving funding from any of the following sources. - Is your congregation or its programs receiving any funding from fundraising efforts? (FUNDA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 12147.1
2) No 13452.1
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused10.4
Missing4 
TOTAL257100.0
82) Next please tell me if your congregation or its programs are receiving funding from any of the following sources. - Is your congregation or its programs receiving any funding from space rental? (FUNDB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 8934.8
2) No 16664.8
9) Refused10.4
Missing5 
TOTAL256100.0
83) Next please tell me if your congregation or its programs are receiving funding from any of the following sources. - Is your congregation or its programs receiving any funding from grant programs? (FUNDC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 6123.8
2) No 19475.8
9) Refused10.4
Missing5 
TOTAL256100.0
84) Next please tell me if your congregation or its programs are receiving funding from any of the following sources. - Is your congregation or its programs receiving any funding from government funds? (FUNDD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 3011.7
2) No 22587.9
9) Refused10.4
Missing5 
TOTAL256100.0
85) Next please tell me if your congregation or its programs are receiving funding from any of the following sources. - Is your congregation or its programs receiving any funding from any other sources? (FUNDE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 7730.1
2) No 17769.1
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused10.4
Missing5 
TOTAL256100.0
86) Is anyone on your staff specifically designated to spend at least half of his or her work time in community outreach or ministry? (COMMOUT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 7830.6
2) No17769.4
Missing6 
TOTAL255100.0
87) Is the person on your staff specifically designated to spend at least half of his or her work time in community outreach or ministry paid? (COMMOUT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 5266.7
2) No2633.3
Missing183 
TOTAL78100.0
88) How many groups or organizations has your congregation collaborated with in the last year? (COLLAB1)
TOTAL%
0) 155.9
1) 124.7
2) 2610.2
3) 3112.2
4) 218.2
5) 2710.6
6) 239.0
7) 52.0
8) 83.1
9) 10.4
10) 249.4
11) 10.4
12) 176.7
13) 10.4
14) 10.4
15) 72.7
20) 135.1
24) 20.8
25) 41.6
29) 10.4
30) 20.8
40) 10.4
50) 41.6
70) 10.4
75) 10.4
100) 52.0
998) 10.4
Missing6 
TOTAL255100.0
89) How familiar are you with the Charitable Choice Provision of the 1996 Welfare Reform Act? (PART1A)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar83.1
2) Somewhat familiar207.8
3) Not too familiar6324.7
4) Not familiar at all16464.3
Missing6 
TOTAL255100.0
90) How familiar are you with the Front Porch Alliance? (PART2A)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar5120.1
2) Somewhat familiar9838.6
3) Not too familiar4919.3
4) Not familiar at all5622.0
Missing7 
TOTAL254100.0
91) Have you ever had direct contact with the Front Porch Alliance? (PART2B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 9060.4
2) No5939.6
Missing112 
TOTAL149100.0
92) How familiar are you with the Interfaith Hospitality Network? (PART3A)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar2811.0
2) Somewhat familiar5421.3
3) Not too familiar4216.5
4) Not familiar at all13051.2
Missing7 
TOTAL254100.0
93) Have you ever had direct contact with the Interfaith Hospitality Network? (PART3B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 5567.1
2) No2732.9
Missing179 
TOTAL82100.0
94) How familiar are you with Celebration of Hope? (PART4A)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar5019.7
2) Somewhat familiar6525.6
3) Not too familiar4316.9
4) Not familiar at all9637.8
Missing7 
TOTAL254100.0
95) Have you ever had direct contact with Celebration of Hope? (PART4B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 6758.3
2) No4841.7
Missing146 
TOTAL115100.0
96) How familiar are you with the Church Federation of Indianapolis? (PART5A)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar11846.5
2) Somewhat familiar10942.9
3) Not too familiar124.7
4) Not familiar at all155.9
Missing7 
TOTAL254100.0
97) Have you ever had direct contact with the Church Federation of Indianapolis? (PART5B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 18682.3
2) No4017.7
Missing35 
TOTAL226100.0
98) How familiar are you with the Indianapolis Center for Congregations? (PART6A)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar5722.5
2) Somewhat familiar10039.5
3) Not too familiar3313.0
4) Not familiar at all6324.9
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
99) Have you ever had direct contact with the Indianapolis Center for Congregations? (PART6B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 10063.7
2) No5736.3
Missing104 
TOTAL157100.0
100) How familiar are you with the Lilly Endowment? (LILLY1)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar10340.7
2) Somewhat familiar11545.5
3) Not too familiar239.1
4) Not familiar at all124.7
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
101) How important do you think the Lilly Endowment is to community development in Indianapolis? (LILLY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important18183.0
2) Somewhat important3315.1
3) Not too important31.4
8) Don't know10.5
Missing43 
TOTAL218100.0
102) How important is the Lilly Endowment to religious life in Indianapolis? (LILLY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important11351.8
2) Somewhat important8338.1
3) Not too important177.8
4) Not at all important52.3
Missing43 
TOTAL218100.0
103) How important do you think the work of the Lilly Endowment is to the life of your congregation? (LILLY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important3917.9
2) Somewhat important8036.7
3) Not too important5726.1
4) Not at all important4219.3
Missing43 
TOTAL218100.0
104) Do you belong to any ministerial associations or other associations of clergy? (MIN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 20380.2
2) No5019.8
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
105) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDING THAT THEY ARE ACTIVE IN A MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION: How active would you say you are in this ministerial association? (MIN2B)
TOTAL%
1) Very active11054.2
2) Somewhat active6833.5
3) Not too active2210.8
4) Not at all active21.0
8) Don't know10.5
Missing58 
TOTAL203100.0
106) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDING THAT THEY ARE ACTIVE IN A MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION: How often do you meet formally with other members of this ministerial association? (MIN2C)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week42.0
2) Once a week63.0
3) Two to three times a month188.9
4) About once a month9647.3
5) Several times a year6833.5
6) Once a year or less115.4
Missing58 
TOTAL203100.0
107) Do you belong to another (second) ministerial association? (MIN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10853.2
2) No9546.8
Missing58 
TOTAL203100.0
108) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDING THAT THEY ARE ACTIVE IN A SECOND MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION: How active would you say you are in this second ministerial association? (MIN3B)
TOTAL%
1) Very active5651.9
2) Somewhat active3633.3
3) Not too active1413.0
4) Not at all active21.9
Missing153 
TOTAL108100.0
109) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDING THAT THEY ARE ACTIVE IN A SECOND MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION: How often do you meet formally with other members of this second ministerial association? (MIN3C)
TOTAL%
2) Once a week98.3
3) Two to three times a month1312.0
4) About once a month3431.5
5) Several times a year4238.9
6) Once a year or less109.3
Missing153 
TOTAL108100.0
110) Do you belong to another (third) ministerial association? (MIN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3330.6
2) No7569.4
Missing153 
TOTAL108100.0
111) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDING THAT THEY ARE ACTIVE IN A THIRD MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION: How active would you say you are in this third ministerial association? (MIN4B)
TOTAL%
1) Very active1545.5
2) Somewhat active1442.4
3) Not too active39.1
4) Not at all active13.0
Missing228 
TOTAL33100.0
112) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDING THAT THEY ARE ACTIVE IN A THIRD MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION: How often do you meet formally with other members of this third ministerial association? (MIN4C)
TOTAL%
2) Once a week26.1
3) Two to three times a month26.1
4) About once a month1442.4
5) Several times a year1236.4
6) Once a year or less39.1
Missing228 
TOTAL33100.0
113) In general, how satisfied are you with the amount of face-to-face contact you have with other ministers of your own denomination? (MIN5)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied13453.0
2) Somewhat satisfied9336.8
3) Not too satisfied166.3
4) Not at all satisfied83.2
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused10.4
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
114) How often do you have face-to-face contact with ministers from outside your denomination? (MIN6)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week207.9
2) Once a week239.1
3) Two to three times a month5421.3
4) About once a month6525.7
5) Several times a year6626.1
6) Once a year or less249.5
9) Refused10.4
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
115) How satisfied are you with the amount of face-to-face contact you have with ministers from outside your denomination? (MIN7)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied8232.4
2) Somewhat satisfied12348.6
3) Not too satisfied3815.0
4) Not at all satisfied104.0
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
116) Now, I have some questions about your personal beliefs. - Do you consider yourself to be an evangelical? (EVANGEL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 14758.1
2) No 10240.3
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused31.2
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
117) Now, I have some questions about your personal beliefs. - Which of the following statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? Would you say: (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the Word of God, to be taken literally.6826.9
2) The Bible is the Word of God, but not everything is to be taken literally.17368.4
3) The Bible is an ancient book of legends, history, and moral teachings.31.2
7) Other 72.8
8) Don't know20.8
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
118) In a typical week during the past year, how many hours did you spend on leading worship and preaching? (ACTIVE1)
TOTAL%
0) None 10.4
1) 1 hour or less104.0
2) 218.3
3) 83.2
4) 166.3
5) 145.5
6) 239.1
7) 72.8
8) 104.0
9) 41.6
10) 4015.8
11) 41.6
12) 114.3
13) 10.4
14) 41.6
15) 228.7
16) 31.2
17) 10.4
18) 20.8
20) 2710.7
22) 10.4
23) 10.4
24) 10.4
25) 72.8
30) 20.8
35) 10.4
40) 20.8
41) 41 or more hours93.6
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
119) In a typical week during the past year, how many hours did you spend on Bible study or other religious education activities? (ACTIVE2)
TOTAL%
0) None 10.4
1) 1 hour or less62.4
2) 3011.9
3) 259.9
4) 155.9
5) 4015.8
6) 166.3
7) 62.4
8) 124.7
9) 10.4
10) 3614.2
12) 52.0
14) 20.8
15) 176.7
16) 31.2
18) 10.4
20) 218.3
22) 10.4
24) 20.8
25) 31.2
30) 20.8
35) 10.4
40) 20.8
41) 41 or more hours52.0
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
120) In a typical week during the past year, how many hours did you spend on counseling congregation members? (ACTIVE3)
TOTAL%
0) None 62.4
1) 1 hour or less3313.0
2) 6124.1
3) 249.5
4) 3212.6
5) 3614.2
6) 72.8
7) 10.4
8) 93.6
10) 218.3
12) 52.0
14) 10.4
15) 83.2
20) 52.0
22) 10.4
25) 10.4
41) 41 or more hours10.4
99) Refused10.4
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
121) In a typical week during the past year, how many hours did you spend on administrative tasks? (ACTIVE4)
TOTAL%
0) None 10.4
1) 1 hour or less83.2
2) 155.9
3) 187.1
4) 124.7
5) 239.1
6) 114.3
7) 52.0
8) 176.7
10) 4216.6
11) 10.4
12) 145.5
15) 3011.9
16) 20.8
18) 10.4
20) 2710.7
25) 145.5
28) 10.4
30) 41.6
35) 20.8
40) 10.4
41) 41 or more hours31.2
98) Don't know10.4
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
122) In a typical week during the past year, how many hours did you spend on home and hospital visitations? (ACTIVE5)
TOTAL%
0) None 52.0
1) 1 hour or less187.1
2) 3212.6
3) 3915.4
4) 3011.9
5) 3212.6
6) 176.7
7) 93.6
8) 104.0
9) 10.4
10) 3011.9
12) 72.8
14) 10.4
15) 114.3
20) 72.8
30) 10.4
40) 10.4
41) 41 or more hours10.4
98) Don't know10.4
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
123) In a typical week during the past year, how many hours did you spend in social outreach or community ministry? (ACTIVE6)
TOTAL%
0) None 3011.9
1) 1 hour or less5722.5
2) 6525.7
3) 249.5
4) 176.7
5) 2710.7
6) 93.6
8) 83.2
9) 10.4
10) 41.6
12) 20.8
15) 20.8
17) 10.4
20) 10.4
24) 10.4
35) 10.4
98) Don't know20.8
99) Refused10.4
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
124) Now I want to ask you a few questions about the religious landscape of Indianapolis. - What percentage of Marion County residents would you say are Roman Catholic? (KNOW2)
TOTAL%
2) 10.4
5) 31.2
7) 10.4
8) 10.4
10) 124.7
11) 10.4
12) 72.8
13) 20.8
14) 10.4
15) 218.3
17) 10.4
20) 3815.0
22) 10.4
23) 10.4
25) 3614.2
28) 20.8
30) 3614.2
33) 31.2
35) 207.9
38) 10.4
39) 10.4
40) 249.5
45) 20.8
50) 93.6
55) 10.4
60) 83.2
65) 10.4
80) 10.4
98) 20.8
998) 145.5
999) 10.4
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
125) Now I want to ask you a few questions about the religious landscape of Indianapolis. - What percentage of Marion County residents would you say are Protestant? (KNOW3)
TOTAL%
1) 10.4
5) 10.4
7) 10.4
8) 10.4
10) 20.8
20) 52.0
22) 10.4
25) 166.3
26) 10.4
27) 10.4
30) 207.9
33) 10.4
34) 10.4
35) 207.9
38) 10.4
40) 3915.4
42) 10.4
45) 83.2
48) 10.4
50) 4517.8
55) 20.8
56) 10.4
60) 3614.2
65) 104.0
68) 10.4
70) 145.5
75) 62.4
80) 20.8
998) 124.7
999) 20.8
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
126) Now I want to ask you a few questions about the religious landscape of Indianapolis. - What percentage of Marion County residents would you say are Jewish? (KNOW4)
TOTAL%
1) 155.9
2) 249.5
3) 259.9
4) 83.2
5) 6023.7
6) 41.6
7) 72.8
8) 124.7
10) 4417.4
12) 10.4
13) 10.4
15) 187.1
20) 104.0
25) 72.8
30) 20.8
39) 10.4
40) 10.4
998) 124.7
999) 10.4
Missing8 
TOTAL253100.0
127) Next I am going to read you a list of types of organizations. Please tell me if you belong to any of these types of organizations. - Do you belong to any neighborhood or block associations? (GROUP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 12549.6
2) No12750.4
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
128) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY BELONGED TO A NEIGHBORHOOD OR BLOCK ASSOCIATION: How active are you in this neighborhood or block association? (GROUP1B)
TOTAL%
1) Very active2721.6
2) Somewhat active4536.0
3) Not too active4233.6
4) Not at all active118.8
Missing136 
TOTAL125100.0
129) Next I am going to read you a list of types of organizations. Please tell me if you belong to any of these types of organizations. - Do you belong to any service groups or organizations? (GROUP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 4819.0
2) No20481.0
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
130) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY BELONGED TO A SERVICE GROUP OR ORGANIZATION: What is the name of this service group or organization? (GROUP2A)
TOTAL%
1) American Legion12.1
2) Big Brothers12.1
3) Boy Scouts of America12.1
4) Parents Club12.1
5) CARES 12.1
6) Kiwanis12.1
7) Citizens Neighborhood Association12.1
8) Community Investments12.1
9) Exchange Club24.2
10) Rotary Club12.1
11) Urban League12.1
12) Odd Fellows12.1
13) Kiwanis Club510.4
14) Neighborhood Association12.1
15) Lions Club24.2
16) Denomination's disability ministries12.1
17) Mental Health Association12.1
18) Masons 36.3
19) Metro Ministries12.1
20) Parent Teacher Association510.4
21) Parent Teacher Organization12.1
22) Parents for Public Education12.1
23) Rotary 12.1
24) Saint Vincent de Paul Society24.2
25) Sertoma Club12.1
26) Sertoma International12.1
27) United Methodist Foundation12.1
28) Masons12.1
29) Neighborhood pastors group12.1
30) Multi-service group12.1
31) Church12.1
32) The Knights of St. Peter Claver12.1
33) Missionary Fellowship12.1
34) The Parent/Faculty Organization12.1
35) Youth Basketball League12.1
Missing213 
TOTAL48100.0
131) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY BELONGED TO A SERVICE GROUP OR ORGANIZATION: How active are you in this service group or organization? (GROUP2B)
TOTAL%
1) Very active2143.8
2) Somewhat active1633.3
3) Not too active1020.8
4) Not at all active12.1
Missing213 
TOTAL48100.0
132) Next I am going to read you a list of types of organizations. Please tell me if you belong to any of these types of organizations. - Do you belong to any other local community or civic organizations? (GROUP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 7831.0
2) No17469.0
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
133) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY BELONGED TO A LOCAL COMMUNITY OR CIVIC ORGANIZATION: What is the name of this local community or civic organization? (GROUP3A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7835.12821
134) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY BELONGED TO A LOCAL COMMUNITY OR CIVIC ORGANIZATION: How active are you in this local community or civic organization? (GROUP3B)
TOTAL%
1) Very active3950.0
2) Somewhat active2937.2
3) Not too active810.3
4) Not at all active22.6
Missing183 
TOTAL78100.0
135) How familiar are you with the Polis Center at Indianapolis Univeristy Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI)? (POLIS1)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar3714.7
2) Somewhat familiar13252.4
3) Not too familiar5521.8
4) Not at all familiar2811.1
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
136) How would you rate the Polis Center's work on community life in Indianapolis? (POLIS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable6639.1
2) Somewhat favorable9355.0
3) Somewhat unfavorable95.3
8) Don't know10.6
Missing92 
TOTAL169100.0
137) How would you rate the Polis Center's work on religion in Indianapolis? (POLIS3)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable7343.2
2) Somewhat favorable8952.7
3) Somewhat unfavorable63.6
8) Don't know10.6
Missing92 
TOTAL169100.0
138) Do you currently lack any community information about Indianapolis that would be helpful for you as a minister? (LACK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18573.4
2) No5722.6
8) Don't know104.0
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
139) Are you: (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male 23191.7
2) Female218.3
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
140) In what year were you born? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1923) 10.4
1924) 10.4
1926) 10.4
1928) 20.8
1929) 20.8
1930) 41.6
1931) 20.8
1932) 20.8
1933) 62.4
1934) 20.8
1935) 52.0
1936) 72.8
1937) 41.6
1938) 93.6
1939) 41.6
1940) 114.4
1941) 93.6
1942) 72.8
1943) 93.6
1944) 41.6
1945) 72.8
1946) 93.6
1947) 52.0
1948) 72.8
1949) 114.4
1950) 83.2
1951) 145.6
1952) 104.0
1953) 166.3
1954) 72.8
1955) 104.0
1956) 104.0
1957) 83.2
1958) 31.2
1959) 72.8
1960) 114.4
1962) 31.2
1963) 20.8
1964) 20.8
1965) 10.4
1966) 10.4
1967) 10.4
1968) 20.8
1969) 20.8
1970) 10.4
1971) 10.4
9999) 10.4
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
141) Age of respondent (recoded) (AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2920.8
2) 30-446325.0
3) 45-6416364.7
4) 65 or older239.1
9) Refused10.4
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
142) Are you of Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin? (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 62.4
2) No24697.6
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
143) Is your racial or ethnic background white or Caucasian? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 20882.5
2) No 4216.7
9) Refused20.8
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
144) Is your racial or ethnic background black or African-American? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 3614.3
2) No 21484.9
9) Refused20.8
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
145) Is your racial or ethnic background American Indian or Alaska Native? (RACE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 176.7
2) No 23392.5
9) Refused20.8
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
146) Is your racial or ethnic background Asian or Pacific Islander? (RACE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 41.6
2) No 24697.6
9) Refused20.8
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
147) Is your racial or ethnic background another race? (RACE5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 72.8
2) No 24296.4
9) Refused20.8
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
148) Race of respondent (recoded) (RACECODE)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian19276.5
2) Black or African-American3012.0
3) American Indian or Alaska Native10.4
4) Asian or Pacific Islander31.2
5) Another race10.4
13) White and American Indian/Alaska Native124.8
15) White and another race41.6
23) Black/African-American and American Indian/Alaska Native31.2
25) Black/African American and another race10.4
90) Three or more races10.4
98) Don't know 10.4
99) Refused20.8
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
149) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED BEING AMERICAN INDIAN OR AN ALASKAN NATIVE: What tribe do you identify most with? (TRIBE)
TOTAL%
1) Blackfoot 16.3
2) Cherokee 850.0
3) Choctaw 16.3
4) Creek Indians16.3
5) Delaware tribe16.3
6) Iroquois sect called Muckasuck16.3
7) Lakota 16.3
8) Miami 16.3
9) On the East Coast, in the Maryland area16.3
Missing245 
TOTAL16100.0
150) What is the highest grade of school or level of education you have completed? (GRADE)
TOTAL%
12) 12th grade/high school/diploma/GED83.2
13) Some college but no degree197.6
14) Associate/community college/nursing20.8
15) Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/AB)239.2
16) Master's degree14658.4
17) Medical, law (J.D.) or other doctorate4216.8
18) Vocational or technical school beyond31.2
98) Don't know 62.4
99) Refused10.4
Missing11 
TOTAL250100.0
151) Education level of respondent (recoded) (EDUCAT)
TOTAL%
1) Zero to 11 years10.4
2) 12 years83.2
3) Some college228.8
4) College degree or higher21384.9
8) Don't know 62.4
9) Refused10.4
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
152) Do you have a formal ministerial degree(s) from a seminary, divinity school or Bible college? (TRAIN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 20983.3
2) No4216.7
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
153) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY HAVE A FORMAL MINISTERIAL DEGREE FROM A SEMINARY, DIVINITY SCHOOL OR BIBLE COLLEGE: What seminaries, divinity schools or Bible colleges have you received a ministerial degree from? (TRAIN2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20645.48527
154) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY HAVE A FORMAL MINISTERIAL DEGREE FROM A SEMINARY, DIVINITY SCHOOL OR BIBLE COLLEGEB: What seminaries, divinity schools or Bible colleges have you received a second ministerial degree from? (TRAIN2B)
TOTAL%
1) Andover-Newton Theological Seminary11.9
2) Asbury Theological Seminary23.8
3) Asland Theological Seminary11.9
4) Baptist Temple Schools11.9
5) Catholic University of America23.8
6) Christian Theological Seminary611.3
7) Church of God Theological Seminary11.9
8) Cincinnati Bible Seminary23.8
9) Cincinnati Christian Seminary11.9
10) Concordia Theological Seminary11.9
11) Dallas Theological Seminary11.9
12) Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary11.9
13) Gulf Coast Bible Seminary11.9
14) Indiana Wesleyan University11.9
15) Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley11.9
16) Lexington Theological Seminary11.9
17) Lutheran Theological Seminary11.9
18) McCormick Theological Seminary611.3
19) Mequon Seminary11.9
20) Midsouth Christian College11.9
21) Northern Baptist Theological Seminary11.9
22) Oakland City University11.9
23) Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary11.9
24) Pacific School of Religion11.9
25) Princeton Theological Seminary11.9
26) Sebury Western Theological Seminary11.9
27) St. Mary's Seminary11.9
28) Taylor University11.9
29) The Faculty of Divinity at University of Edinburgh (Scotland)23.8
30) The Pontifical Athenian of St. Ansel11.9
31) Southern Baptist Theological Seminary11.9
33) University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Rome)11.9
34) Union Theological Seminary11.9
35) United Theological Seminary23.8
36) University of Chicago Divinity School11.9
37) Vanderbilt Divinity School11.9
38) Vanderbilt University11.9
39) Western Seminary11.9
Missing208 
TOTAL53100.0
155) Are you: (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 20380.9
2) Living with a partner20.8
3) Widowed 20.8
4) Separated 10.4
5) Divorced 114.4
6) Never married3212.7
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
156) Currently, in addition to your job as a minister, are you working for pay in some other capacity? (WORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 4919.5
2) No 20180.1
9) Refused10.4
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
157) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY WORK FOR PAY IN SOME OTHER CAPACITY (IN ADDITION TO BEING A MINISTER): What is your job title in that position? (WORK2)
TOTAL%
1) Adjunct faculty12.0
2) Assembler job setter12.0
3) Associate Director of a worship office12.0
4) Associate professor12.0
5) Board member of a church consulting firm12.0
6) Bus operator12.0
7) Career consultant12.0
8) Chaplain 12.0
9) Church consultant12.0
10) Consultant as a school therapist 12.0
11) Coordinator for urban ministry12.0
12) Counselor 12.0
13) Customer service12.0
14) Deputy sheriff12.0
15) Editor 12.0
16) Electrician12.0
17) English instructor12.0
18) Environment engineering consulting12.0
19) Executive Director12.0
20) Factory worker12.0
21) Faculty member12.0
22) Field education instructor12.0
23) Ground maintenance12.0
24) Hospital chaplain12.0
25) Inspector of metal finish12.0
26) Instructor 12.0
27) Journeyman electrician12.0
28) Machine technician12.0
29) Ministry coordinator12.0
30) Newspaper carrier24.1
31) Occupational health nurse12.0
32) Pastor of a parish12.0
33) President 12.0
34) Purchasing agent12.0
35) Rehab specialist12.0
36) Religious professor12.0
37) Education supervisor12.0
38) Self-employed musician12.0
39) Self-employed rental properties handler12.0
40) Services manager12.0
41) Stockbroker12.0
42) Supplemental chaplain at hospitals12.0
43) Teacher 12.0
44) Transfer clerk12.0
45) Transportation coordinator12.0
46) UPS 12.0
47) Warehouse stock clerk12.0
48) Write and edit books12.0
Missing212 
TOTAL49100.0
158) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a: (POL1)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 7931.5
2) Democrat 11144.2
3) Independent4819.1
4) Something else114.4
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused10.4
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
159) We hear a lot of talk in politics these days about liberals and conservatives. On a scale from 1 to 7, where 1 is extremely liberal and 7 is extremely conservative, where would you place yourself? (POL2)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal62.4
2) 3413.5
3) 5321.1
4) 4317.1
5) 5019.9
6) 4317.1
7) Extremely conservative187.2
8) Don't know 31.2
9) Refused10.4
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
160) Considering all sources of household income and all salaries, was your household's total annual income in 1999, before taxes and other deductions, less than $30,000, or was it $30,000 or more? (INCOME1)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $30,0003513.9
2) $30,000 or more21184.1
9) Refused52.0
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
161) Considering all sources of household income and all salaries, was your household's total annual income in 1999, before taxes and other deductions, less than $20,000? (INCOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 925.7
2) No 2571.4
9) Refused12.9
Missing226 
TOTAL35100.0
162) Considering all sources of household income and all salaries, was your household's total annual income in 1999, before taxes and other deductions, less than $40,000? (INCOME3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 17984.8
2) No 2913.7
9) Refused31.4
Missing50 
TOTAL211100.0
163) Considering all sources of household income and all salaries, was your household's total annual income in 1999, before taxes and other deductions, less than $60,000? (INCOME4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 10055.9
2) No 7843.6
9) Refused10.6
Missing82 
TOTAL179100.0
164) Considering all sources of household income and all salaries, was your household's total annual income in 1999, before taxes and other deductions, less than $80,000? (INCOME5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 4141.0
2) No5959.0
Missing161 
TOTAL100100.0
165) Household income of respondent (recoded) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $0 - $19,99993.6
2) $20,000 - $29,9992610.4
3) $30,000 - $39,9992911.6
4) $40,000 - $59,9998132.3
5) $60,000 - $79,9996023.9
6) $80,000 and above4116.3
9) Refused52.0
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
166) What percent of your total household income comes from your salary as a minister? (INCOMEB)
TOTAL%
0) 187.2
1) 20.8
5) 20.8
10) 41.6
15) 62.4
20) 20.8
22) 10.4
24) 10.4
25) 62.4
30) 41.6
33) 20.8
35) 41.6
40) 104.0
45) 41.6
48) 10.4
50) 239.2
55) 41.6
60) 176.8
65) 72.8
66) 20.8
67) 10.4
70) 145.6
75) 62.4
76) 10.4
80) 218.4
85) 124.8
86) 10.4
90) 104.0
95) 41.6
96) 10.4
98) 31.2
100) 5521.9
998) 10.4
999) 10.4
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
167) Type of church (CHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Assembly of God31.1
2) Baptist4918.8
3) Catholic2610.0
4) Christian4316.5
5) Christian Methodist Episcopal20.8
6) Church of Christ41.5
7) Church of God51.9
8) Church of the Brethren10.4
12) Church of the Nazarene83.1
13) Community Church51.9
14) Episcopal62.3
15) Evangelical10.4
16) Free Methodist20.8
17) Free Presbyterian10.4
18) Friends31.1
19) Lutheran207.7
20) Native American10.4
21) Orthodox41.5
22) Pentecostal10.4
23) Presbyterian145.4
24) Reformed10.4
25) Unitarian10.4
26) United Christian10.4
27) United Church of Christ124.6
28) United Methodist Church4316.5
29) Other (independents)41.5
TOTAL261100.0
168) What is the status of your current appointment? (POSIT1)
TOTAL%
1) Full time 22787.3
5) Part time 2810.8
7) Interim51.9
Missing1 
TOTAL260100.0
169) What is your current title? (TITLE2)
TOTAL%
1) Bishop 10.4
2) Brother 41.5
3) Dr. 176.6
4) Elder 31.2
5) Father 197.3
6) Monseigneur31.2
7) Reverend 13953.7
8) Sister 20.8
9) Other7127.4
Missing2 
TOTAL259100.0
170) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED TO HAVING ANOTHER CURRENT MINISTRY JOB TITLE: Current title (TITLE2O)
TOTAL%
1) Directory of Ministry11.4
2) Interim 11.4
3) Minister 34.3
4) Mister 22.9
5) Pastor 5172.9
6) Reverend 22.9
7) Reverend Canon11.4
8) Reverend Monseigneur11.4
9) Senior Minister34.3
10) Senior Pastor22.9
11) The Reverend11.4
12) The Very Reverend11.4
13) Very Reverend11.4
Missing191 
TOTAL70100.0
171) Sample code (SMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic259.6
2) Mainline Protestant12547.9
3) Independent Protestant11142.5
TOTAL261100.0
172) Interview date: mddyy (IDAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26133030.65110608
173) Interview time: military time hhmm (ITIM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2611321.808309
174) Interview length in minutes (TTIME)
TOTAL%
0) 10.4
19) 10.4
24) 10.4
28) 10.4
29) 10.4
30) 31.2
32) 10.4
33) 31.2
34) 31.2
35) 31.2
36) 41.5
37) 62.3
38) 135.0
39) 155.8
40) 114.2
41) 114.2
42) 124.6
43) 145.4
44) 124.6
45) 145.4
46) 114.2
47) 103.8
48) 124.6
49) 93.5
50) 83.1
51) 72.7
52) 83.1
53) 83.1
54) 114.2
55) 20.8
56) 72.7
57) 20.8
58) 20.8
59) 20.8
60) 51.9
61) 20.8
62) 41.5
63) 10.4
64) 10.4
66) 10.4
67) 31.2
68) 20.8
69) 20.8
70) 41.5
73) 10.4
74) 10.4
80) 10.4
81) 10.4
82) 10.4
116) 10.4
Missing1 
TOTAL260100.0
175) Interviewer (INTLOGN)
TOTAL%
1) Interviewer 110.4
2) Interviewer 231.1
3) Interviewer 341.5
4) Interviewer 4103.8
5) Interviewer 53111.9
6) Interviewer 610.4
7) Interviewer 72710.3
8) Interviewer 841.5
9) Interviewer 941.5
10) Interviewer 1031.1
11) Interviewer 11145.4
12) Interviewer 126123.4
13) Interviewer 13103.8
14) Interviewer 143011.5
15) Interviewer 1541.5
16) Interviewer 16249.2
17) Interviewer 1731.1
18) Interviewer 1810.4
19) Interviewer 19176.5
20) Interviewer 2051.9
21) Interviewer 2141.5
TOTAL261100.0
176) Previous refusal by respondent (REF1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124.6
2) No24995.4
TOTAL261100.0
177) I-GENDER: Gender (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male 23191.7
2) Female218.3
Missing9 
TOTAL252100.0
178) I-AGE: Age of respondent (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) <45 years6525.9
2) 45 yrs+18674.1
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
179) I-RACE: Race (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White20883.2
2) Non-white4216.8
Missing11 
TOTAL250100.0
180) I-MARITAL: Marital status (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never marr3212.7
2) Married20380.9
3) Divor/sep124.8
4) Widowed20.8
5) Cohabiting20.8
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
181) I-POL1: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-POL1)
TOTAL%
1) Republican7931.5
2) Democrat11144.2
3) Independen4819.1
4) Other135.2
Missing10 
TOTAL251100.0
182) I-SMPL: Religious group (for use with online analysis) (I-SMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic259.6
2) Mainline Protestant12547.9
3) Independent Protestant11142.5
TOTAL261100.0
183) I-EDUCAT: Education level of respondent (recoded for use with online analysis)) (I-EDUCAT)
TOTAL%
1) HiSch/less3112.7
2) Coll degr21387.3
Missing17 
TOTAL244100.0
184) I-INCOME: Household income of respondent (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) <$20,00093.7
2) $20K-399995522.4
3) $40K-599998132.9
4) $60K-799996024.4
5) $80,000+4116.7
Missing15 
TOTAL246100.0