New Parish Ministers Survey of Parishioners, 1992

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent identification (PARID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13681715.3551270
2) Description and category labels unavailable (PARID2)
TOTAL%
1) 38928.5
2) 35125.7
3) 30222.1
4) 22516.5
5) 1007.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1367100.0
3) For each relationship shown below, please indicate how close you feel on a scale from 1 (very close) to 5 (not at all close). - How close do you feel to God most of the time? (CLOSE1)
TOTAL%
1) Very close66449.8
2) 49837.4
3) 15211.4
4) 151.1
5) Not at all close30.2
Missing36 
TOTAL1332100.0
4) For each relationship shown below, please indicate how close you feel on a scale from 1 (very close) to 5 (not at all close). - How close did you feel to God five years ago? (CLOSE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very close34926.3
2) 46435.0
3) 36727.7
4) 1239.3
5) Not at all close231.7
Missing42 
TOTAL1326100.0
5) For each relationship shown below, please indicate how close you feel on a scale from 1 (very close) to 5 (not at all close). - How close do you feel today to the Catholic Church? (CLOSE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very close7645.5
2) 6438.3
3) 2414.4
4) 31.8
Missing1201 
TOTAL167100.0
6) For each relationship shown below, please indicate how close you feel on a scale from 1 (very close) to 5 (not at all close). - How close did you feel to the Catholic Church five years ago? (CLOSE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very close35126.8
2) 40130.6
3) 37328.4
4) 13610.4
5) Not at all close513.9
Missing56 
TOTAL1312100.0
7) For each relationship shown below, please indicate how close you feel on a scale from 1 (very close) to 5 (not at all close). - How close do you feel today to the parish where you worship? (CLOSE5)
TOTAL%
1) Very close82662.2
2) 35026.4
3) 1178.8
4) 262.0
5) Not at all close80.6
Missing41 
TOTAL1327100.0
8) For each relationship shown below, please indicate how close you feel on a scale from 1 (very close) to 5 (not at all close). - How close did you feel to the parish where you worshiped five years ago? (CLOSE6)
TOTAL%
1) Very close43933.3
2) 38529.2
3) 29222.1
4) 1299.8
5) Not at all close745.6
Missing49 
TOTAL1319100.0
9) Please indicate the number on the continuum which best describes the religious behavior of your family when you were growing up. (RELGFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious32924.6
2) 48536.3
3) 34826.1
4) 1198.9
5) Not at all religious544.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1335100.0
10) How often do you participate in Mass or a communion service? (PRTCPTE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily20915.7
2) Several times a week35226.4
3) Weekly74756.1
4) Several times a month151.1
5) Monthly30.2
6) Several times a year50.4
7) Fewer than several times a year10.1
Missing36 
TOTAL1332100.0
11) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - America (READ1)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly292.1
2) Often342.5
3) Seldom1087.9
4) Never119187.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
12) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - The Cara Report (READ2)
TOTAL%
2) Often20.1
3) Seldom161.2
4) Never134398.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
13) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - The Catechist (READ3)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly352.6
2) Often634.6
3) Seldom14810.9
4) Never111481.9
Missing8 
TOTAL1360100.0
14) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Catechumenate (READ4)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly161.2
2) Often171.2
3) Seldom544.0
4) Never127593.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
15) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Chicago Studies (READ5)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly20.1
2) Often50.4
3) Seldom241.8
4) Never133097.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
16) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Church (READ6)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly19714.6
2) Often13510.0
3) Seldom785.8
4) Never94069.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1350100.0
17) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Church Personnel Issues (READ7)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly352.6
2) Often171.2
3) Seldom251.8
4) Never128494.3
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
18) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Commonweal (READ8)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly90.7
2) Often201.5
3) Seldom967.0
4) Never123790.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
19) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Crux of the News (READ9)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly50.4
2) Often100.7
3) Seldom110.8
4) Never133698.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
20) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Emmanuel (READ10)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly30.2
2) Often60.4
3) Seldom322.4
4) Never132097.0
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
21) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Homiletic and Pastoral Review (READ11)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly131.0
2) Often181.3
3) Seldom473.5
4) Never128294.3
Missing8 
TOTAL1360100.0
22) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Liguorian (READ12)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly755.5
2) Often1208.8
3) Seldom30222.2
4) Never86363.5
Missing8 
TOTAL1360100.0
23) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Living Light (READ13)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly70.5
2) Often80.6
3) Seldom302.2
4) Never131696.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
24) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - National Catholic Register (READ14)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly100.7
2) Often342.5
3) Seldom1208.8
4) Never119888.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
25) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - National Catholic Reporter (READ15)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly564.1
2) Often362.6
3) Seldom1188.7
4) Never115284.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
26) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - New Theology Review (READ16)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly40.3
2) Often70.5
3) Seldom181.3
4) Never133397.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
27) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Origins (READ17)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly70.5
2) Often171.2
3) Seldom654.8
4) Never127293.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
28) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Our Sunday Visitor (READ18)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly977.1
2) Often1229.0
3) Seldom28220.8
4) Never85863.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1359100.0
29) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Mensaje (READ19)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly10.1
2) Often40.3
3) Seldom100.7
4) Never134798.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
30) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Pastoral Music (READ20)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly100.7
2) Often211.5
3) Seldom402.9
4) Never129194.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
31) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Praying (READ21)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly372.7
2) Often251.8
3) Seldom614.5
4) Never123991.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
32) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - The Priest (READ22)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly70.5
2) Often80.6
3) Seldom201.5
4) Never132697.4
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
33) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Review for Religious (READ23)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly70.5
2) Often60.4
3) Seldom201.5
4) Never132897.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
34) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Revista/Maryknoll (READ24)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly564.1
2) Often896.5
3) Seldom18613.7
4) Never103075.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
35) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Salt (READ25)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly80.6
2) Often70.5
3) Seldom402.9
4) Never130796.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1362100.0
36) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Sojourners (READ26)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly70.5
2) Often151.1
3) Seldom664.8
4) Never127393.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
37) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - St. Anthony's Messenger (READ27)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly785.7
2) Often1027.5
3) Seldom23317.1
4) Never94769.6
Missing8 
TOTAL1360100.0
38) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Theological Studies (READ28)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly40.3
2) Often120.9
3) Seldom261.9
4) Never131996.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
39) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Today's Parish (READ29)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly282.1
2) Often352.6
3) Seldom654.8
4) Never123390.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
40) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Twin Circle (READ30)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly20.1
2) Often90.7
3) Seldom372.7
4) Never131396.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
41) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - U.S. Catholic (READ31)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly443.2
2) Often644.7
3) Seldom16812.4
4) Never108479.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1360100.0
42) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - The Wanderer (READ32)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly80.6
2) Often141.0
3) Seldom493.6
4) Never128994.8
Missing8 
TOTAL1360100.0
43) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Worship (READ33)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly50.4
2) Often181.3
3) Seldom584.3
4) Never127894.0
Missing9 
TOTAL1359100.0
44) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Your diocesan newspaper (READ34)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly75956.0
2) Often24418.0
3) Seldom14310.5
4) Never21015.5
Missing12 
TOTAL1356100.0
45) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Other, first mention (READ35)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly32325.7
2) Often1038.2
3) Seldom282.2
4) Never80263.9
Missing112 
TOTAL1256100.0
46) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO READ OTHER PERIODICALS THAT MINISTERS REPORT READING -What other periodicals do you read? - Other, first mention (see summary documentation for category labels) (READOTH1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45365.65865
47) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Other, second mention (READ36)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly14411.8
2) Often373.0
3) Seldom161.3
4) Never102583.9
Missing146 
TOTAL1222100.0
48) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO READ OTHER PERIODICALS THAT MINISTERS REPORT READING -What other periodicals do you read? - Other, second mention (see summary documentation for category labels) (READOTH2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL195146.144120
49) Here is a list of periodicals ministers report reading. Perhaps you read some of these as well. Please indicate how frequently you read these periodicals. - Other, third mention (READ37)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly605.0
2) Often90.8
3) Seldom60.5
4) Never112593.8
Missing168 
TOTAL1200100.0
50) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO READ OTHER PERIODICALS THAT MINISTERS REPORT READING -What other periodicals do you read? - Other, third mention (see summary documentation for category labels) (READOTH3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL72184.097141
51) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Deepening parish spirituality (INFLNC1)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse201.5
2) Continued what was there19214.6
3) Some improvement49137.5
4) Added considerably60846.4
Missing57 
TOTAL1311100.0
52) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Ability to reach more parishioners (INFLNC2)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse181.4
2) Continued what was there17913.5
3) Some improvement50538.1
4) Added considerably62547.1
Missing41 
TOTAL1327100.0
53) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Competency in more areas/skills (INFLNC3)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse191.5
2) Continued what was there25320.0
3) Some improvement54943.4
4) Added considerably44535.2
Missing102 
TOTAL1266100.0
54) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Enabling parishioners to feel at home in the parish (INFLNC4)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse302.3
2) Continued what was there19514.7
3) Some improvement48936.9
4) Added considerably61046.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1324100.0
55) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Quality of liturgy/worship (INFLNC5)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse221.7
2) Continued what was there19915.0
3) Some improvement43833.1
4) Added considerably66550.2
Missing44 
TOTAL1324100.0
56) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Quality of religious education (INFLNC6)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse292.2
2) Continued what was there25019.0
3) Some improvement43733.3
4) Added considerably59845.5
Missing54 
TOTAL1314100.0
57) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Pastoral care to those with various needs (INFLNC7)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse191.5
2) Continued what was there21716.7
3) Some improvement50338.8
4) Added considerably55943.1
Missing70 
TOTAL1298100.0
58) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Counseling (INFLNC8)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse211.7
2) Continued what was there47438.8
3) Some improvement44036.0
4) Added considerably28623.4
Missing147 
TOTAL1221100.0
59) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Spirit of community (INFLNC9)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse352.7
2) Continued what was there20615.7
3) Some improvement50938.9
4) Added considerably55842.7
Missing60 
TOTAL1308100.0
60) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Outreach to wider community concerns (INFLNC10)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse211.6
2) Continued what was there30723.8
3) Some improvement49638.4
4) Added considerably46636.1
Missing78 
TOTAL1290100.0
61) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Sensitivity to family needs (INFLNC11)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse231.8
2) Continued what was there31324.1
3) Some improvement56043.2
4) Added considerably40130.9
Missing71 
TOTAL1297100.0
62) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Sensitivity to women's concerns (INFLNC12)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse352.7
2) Continued what was there44734.7
3) Some improvement49238.2
4) Added considerably31524.4
Missing79 
TOTAL1289100.0
63) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Sensitivity to men's concerns (INFLNC13)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse322.5
2) Continued what was there53442.1
3) Some improvement47237.2
4) Added considerably23118.2
Missing99 
TOTAL1269100.0
64) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Sensitivity to social justice concerns (INFLNC14)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse231.8
2) Continued what was there34726.8
3) Some improvement56443.6
4) Added considerably35927.8
Missing75 
TOTAL1293100.0
65) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Understanding of lay concerns (INFLNC15)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse241.9
2) Continued what was there35928.0
3) Some improvement58245.5
4) Added considerably31524.6
Missing88 
TOTAL1280100.0
66) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Involvement of women (INFLNC16)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse221.7
2) Continued what was there22817.3
3) Some improvement49537.6
4) Added considerably57343.5
Missing50 
TOTAL1318100.0
67) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Involvement of men (INFLNC17)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse201.5
2) Continued what was there37028.3
3) Some improvement53140.6
4) Added considerably38629.5
Missing61 
TOTAL1307100.0
68) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Involvement of the elderly (INFLNC18)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse302.3
2) Continued what was there48937.8
3) Some improvement46536.0
4) Added considerably30823.8
Missing76 
TOTAL1292100.0
69) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Involvement of youth (INFLNC19)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse524.0
2) Continued what was there28722.0
3) Some improvement54541.7
4) Added considerably42332.4
Missing61 
TOTAL1307100.0
70) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Management of parish resources (INFLNC20)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse352.7
2) Continued what was there27621.3
3) Some improvement47536.7
4) Added considerably50839.3
Missing74 
TOTAL1294100.0
71) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Communication within the parish (INFLNC21)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse413.1
2) Continued what was there22817.3
3) Some improvement61046.4
4) Added considerably43733.2
Missing52 
TOTAL1316100.0
72) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - General strengthening of parish life (INFLNC22)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse312.4
2) Continued what was there18614.2
3) Some improvement54441.4
4) Added considerably55242.0
Missing55 
TOTAL1313100.0
73) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Staff collaboration (INFLNC23)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse453.5
2) Continued what was there28422.0
3) Some improvement51439.9
4) Added considerably44534.5
Missing80 
TOTAL1288100.0
74) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Parish vision and sense of mission (INFLNC24)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse231.8
2) Continued what was there23718.2
3) Some improvement52840.5
4) Added considerably51639.6
Missing64 
TOTAL1304100.0
75) Indicate the extent to which lay and/or religious parish ministers have influenced your parish in the following aspects. - Planning (INFLNC25)
TOTAL%
1) Made it worse312.4
2) Continued what was there22317.1
3) Some improvement52440.2
4) Added considerably52640.3
Missing64 
TOTAL1304100.0
76) In general, where in the following continuum would you place the overall climate of your parish? (CLIMATE)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive41030.6
2) 53740.0
3) 31223.3
4) 715.3
5) Not at all positive110.8
Missing27 
TOTAL1341100.0
77) Do parishioners volunteer when new programs and services are presented? (VOLNTEER)
TOTAL%
1) Always21516.0
2) Usually64347.9
3) Sometimes40730.3
4) Seldom755.6
5) Never20.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1342100.0
78) If you had a personal problem, how likely would you be to seek assistance from the following? - Priest in your parish (ASSIST1)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely74254.9
2) Somewhat likely40429.9
3) Somewhat unlikely1148.4
4) Very unlikely916.7
Missing17 
TOTAL1351100.0
79) If you had a personal problem, how likely would you be to seek assistance from the following? - Religious sister or brother member of the parish staff (ASSIST2)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely28923.9
2) Somewhat likely44136.5
3) Somewhat unlikely22718.8
4) Very unlikely25120.8
Missing160 
TOTAL1208100.0
80) If you had a personal problem, how likely would you be to seek assistance from the following? - Lay member of parish staff (ASSIST3)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely23418.1
2) Somewhat likely43333.6
3) Somewhat unlikely30523.6
4) Very unlikely31824.7
Missing78 
TOTAL1290100.0
81) What is your own disposition toward having lay and religious parish ministers? (MINISTER)
TOTAL%
1) This is a good development, and I am ready for it.88867.5
2) This is a good development, but I feel inadequately prepared.24818.9
3) This is an unfortunate necessity.17913.6
Missing53 
TOTAL1315100.0
82) Year of birth (BORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13551943.18713
83) Gender (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female86463.7
2) Male49336.3
Missing11 
TOTAL1357100.0
84) Racial/ethnic background (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) European-American117887.1
2) African-American181.3
3) Hispanic-American (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban or other Spanish705.2
4) Asian-American/Pacific Island descent90.7
5) North-American Indian/Alaskan Indian descent30.2
6) Other, please explain745.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1352100.0
85) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO ANSWERED THEY ARE FROM ANOTHER RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND - Please explain. (RACEOTH)
TOTAL%
7) Canadian-American34.2
8) White/Caucasian-American3041.7
9) Irish-French11.4
10) European-American and North American Indian/Alaskan Indian descent11.4
12) Canadian-English11.4
13) Irish-American68.3
14) Korean11.4
15) White, Black, Indian11.4
17) Irish, Scotch, Spanish11.4
22) American-Italian22.8
23) Irish English11.4
24) Filipino American11.4
25) 17 nationalities11.4
27) Native American22.8
28) Irish11.4
29) Asian11.4
31) Polish11.4
32) European/Indian/Cicilian11.4
33) Lebanese/European11.4
34) Hispanic/Anglo/Irish/German/Indian11.4
35) Asian-European11.4
36) Mixed11.4
37) Lebanese American11.4
38) European-American Indian11.4
39) American-English11.4
40) Cuban11.4
41) Irish-German11.4
42) American-born Italian11.4
43) Black-Haitian11.4
44) Filipino11.4
45) Brazilian11.4
47) Spanish, Irish, English, American11.4
48) Irish, English, Indian11.4
49) Eastern European/Middle Eastern11.4
Missing1296 
TOTAL72100.0
86) Information on Baptism (BAPTISM)
TOTAL%
1) I was baptized Roman Catholic as a child.118086.7
2) I became a Catholic later.17012.5
3) I am a baptized member of another Christian church.100.7
4) I was never baptized.10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0
87) What is your marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married103776.6
2) Widowed1077.9
3) Divorced and annulled231.7
4) Divorced, no annulment372.7
5) Separated100.7
6) Single (never married)13910.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1353100.0
88) What is the highest education level you have achieved? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than a high school graduate261.9
2) High school graduate26519.6
3) Vocational school beyond high school816.0
4) Some college/associate degree34725.6
5) College graduate24117.8
6) Some graduate work1289.4
7) Master's (other than M.Div.)19114.1
8) M.Div.80.6
9) D.Min.131.0
10) Doctorate (other than D.Min.)554.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1355100.0
89) Please indicate the major field of your highest degree. (MAJOR)
TOTAL%
1) Administration524.7
2) Business28525.7
3) Counseling/Psychology363.2
4) Education18216.4
5) Liberal arts12211.0
6) Liturgy10.1
7) Music111.0
8) Pastoral ministry111.0
9) Religious education464.1
10) Social sciences333.0
11) Social work151.4
12) Theology191.7
13) Other29826.8
Missing257 
TOTAL1111100.0
90) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A SECOND DEGREE EQUIVALENT TO THEIR HIGHEST DEGREE - Please indicate the major field (SECDEGRE)
TOTAL%
1) Administration2113.3
2) Business2314.6
3) Counseling/Psychology53.2
4) Education2515.8
5) Liberal arts117.0
7) Music31.9
8) Pastoral ministry53.2
9) Religious education85.1
10) Social sciences31.9
11) Social work95.7
12) Theology31.9
13) Other4226.6
Missing1210 
TOTAL158100.0
91) How many years did you attend Catholic school? (CATHSCHL)
TOTAL%
0) 46834.3
1) 161.2
2) 302.2
3) 241.8
4) 533.9
5) 151.1
6) 443.2
7) 251.8
8) 16011.7
9) 483.5
10) 382.8
11) 181.3
12) 23417.2
13) 332.4
14) 302.2
15) 181.3
16) 695.1
17) 90.7
18) 171.2
19) 50.4
20) 50.4
22) 10.1
23) 10.1
24) 20.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1363100.0
92) How long have you been a parishioner at this parish? (ATPARISH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL136421.80417
93) I-GENDER: Gender (for use with on-line analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female86463.7
2) Male49336.3
Missing11 
TOTAL1357100.0
94) I-BORN: Year of birth (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-BORN)
TOTAL%
1) 1910-192923317.2
2) 1930-193929721.9
3) 1940-194936927.2
4) 1950-195931823.5
5) 1960-198013810.2
Missing13 
TOTAL1355100.0
95) I-RACE: Racial/ethnic background (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Euro-Amer117887.1
2) Other17412.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1352100.0
96) I-MARITAL: What is your marital status? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never Marr13910.3
2) Married103776.6
3) Widowed1077.9
4) Div/Sep705.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1353100.0
97) I-EDUC: What is the highest education level you have achieved? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 261.9
2) High/Voc34625.5
3) Coll/+grad71652.8
4) Masters19914.7
5) DMin/PhD685.0
Missing13 
TOTAL1355100.0
98) I-BAPT: Was respondent baptized Roman Catholic as a child or adult, or baptized in another Christian denomination, or never baptized at all? (For use with on-line analysis) (I-BAPT)
TOTAL%
1) RC as kid118086.7
2) RC as adlt17012.5
3) Oth Chrstn100.7
4) Nevr bapt10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL1361100.0