Ministries By and To Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Men and Women, 1987

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent type (DTRVR001)
TOTAL%
1) Panel177872.4
2) PCOW only67727.6
Missing9 
TOTAL2455100.0
2) Response number (DTRVR002)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24641245.364757
3) Laity - Region (LREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast523.8
2) East north central53038.5
3) West north central36526.5
4) South21115.3
5) West21715.8
Missing1089 
TOTAL1375100.0
4) Laity-congregation size (LSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) 200 and under24017.5
2) 201-49949936.3
3) 500 and up63546.2
Missing1090 
TOTAL1374100.0
5) Laity-congregation ID (LCONGID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1375495214.875288110
6) Laity-congregation sequence number (LCONGSEQ)
TOTAL%
1) 19214.0
2) 16712.1
3) 16011.6
4) 1279.2
5) 1057.6
6) 775.6
7) 715.2
8) 594.3
9) 493.6
10) 423.1
11) 332.4
12) 342.5
13) 272.0
14) 221.6
15) 171.2
16) 171.2
17) 171.2
18) 151.1
19) 161.2
20) 90.7
21) 130.9
22) 141.0
23) 130.9
24) 100.7
25) 130.9
26) 100.7
27) 80.6
28) 50.4
29) 60.4
30) 60.4
31) 10.1
32) 20.1
33) 10.1
34) 10.1
36) 20.1
37) 50.4
38) 30.2
39) 20.1
40) 20.1
42) 10.1
44) 10.1
Missing1089 
TOTAL1375100.0
7) Type of church worker (CWTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Clergy47543.7
2) Teacher51247.1
3) Lay worker1009.2
Missing1377 
TOTAL1087100.0
8) Church worker status code (CWTYPE and CWSTATUS combined from Panels 851 and 861) (Category labels are found in the attached summary document.) (CWSTATUS)
TOTAL%
1001) 31729.2
1002) 191.7
1003) 383.5
1006) 222.0
1007) 10.1
1011) 121.1
1012) 171.6
1013) 30.3
1014) 40.4
1022) 80.7
1032) 20.2
1033) 30.3
1061) 262.4
1072) 20.2
1102) 10.1
2001) 29827.4
2002) 514.7
2003) 1039.5
2005) 343.1
2006) 171.6
2009) 90.8
3012) 171.6
3013) 10.1
3014) 151.4
3015) 534.9
3016) 30.3
3017) 111.0
Missing1377 
TOTAL1087100.0
9) Church worker sequence number (CWSEQ)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1087830.315546
10) How many of your closest friends are LCMS? (FRIENDS)
TOTAL%
1) None1355.5
2) A few52921.5
3) About half50320.5
4) Most108944.3
5) All2018.2
Missing7 
TOTAL2457100.0
11) How strong a Christian are you? (STRCHRST)
TOTAL%
1) Very strong110.5
2) Strong793.3
3) Somewhat strong50520.8
4) Not very strong126752.2
5) Weak56623.3
Missing36 
TOTAL2428100.0
12) How upset would you be if you moved and there was no LCMS in your new area? (UPSET1)
TOTAL%
1) Not upsetting at all38015.5
2) Slightly upsetting47219.3
3) Somewhat upsetting75330.7
4) Very upsetting60524.7
5) Extremely upsetting2419.8
Missing13 
TOTAL2451100.0
13) How upset would you be if you moved and there was no Lutheran church in your new area? (UPSET2)
TOTAL%
1) Not upsetting at all913.7
2) Slightly upsetting1747.1
3) Somewhat upsetting36915.0
4) Very upsetting86635.3
5) Extremely upsetting95538.9
Missing9 
TOTAL2455100.0
14) How important are your religious beliefs? (IMPBEL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important in my life10.0
2) A slightly important thing in my life70.3
3) A somewhat important thing in my life1024.1
4) A very important thing in my life87435.5
5) The most important thing in my life147560.0
Missing5 
TOTAL2459100.0
15) How frequently do you attend service? (FREQSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.1
2) Once a year or less40.2
3) Several times a year391.6
4) About once a month492.0
5) 2 or 3 times a month1385.6
6) Nearly every week54322.2
7) Every week138156.5
8) Several times a week28711.7
Missing21 
TOTAL2443100.0
16) How frequently do you attend Bible class? (FREQBICL)
TOTAL%
1) Never37515.4
2) Once a year or less1526.3
3) Several times a year30412.5
4) About once a month1486.1
5) 2 or 3 times a month1827.5
6) Nearly every week44718.4
7) Every week58424.0
8) Several times a week2379.8
Missing35 
TOTAL2429100.0
17) How often do you pray? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never50.2
2) Less than once a week220.9
3) About once a week401.6
4) Several times a week2068.4
5) Once a day38215.7
6) Several times a day178473.1
Missing25 
TOTAL2439100.0
18) How many hours per week do you spend in church-related activities? (HRCHRACT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL195819.20723
19) In 1984, how much did your family give to the congregation? (FAMCONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23161704.5471953
20) In 1984, how much money did your family give to the church-related activities? (FAMCHACT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2150616.4531085
21) Are you or have you been a member of a congregational board or committee? (MEMCONBO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past101341.6
2) Yes, currently but not in the past933.8
3) Yes, in the past but not currently70128.8
4) No, never participated in this type of group48820.0
9) Does not apply1395.7
Missing30 
TOTAL2434100.0
22) Are you or have you been an officer of a board or committee in your congregation? (OFFBOCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past58424.0
2) Yes, currently but not in the past773.2
3) Yes, in the past but not currently69128.4
4) No, never participated in this type of group77131.7
9) Does not apply30912.7
Missing32 
TOTAL2432100.0
23) Are you or have you been a member of a District board or committee? (MEMDIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past25210.4
2) Yes, currently but not in the past512.1
3) Yes, in the past but not currently44418.3
4) No, never participated in this type of group157965.0
9) Does not apply1044.3
Missing34 
TOTAL2430100.0
24) Are you or have you been a member of a synodical board or committee? (MEMSYNBO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past712.9
2) Yes, currently but not in the past130.5
3) Yes, in the past but not currently1676.9
4) No, never participated in this type of group205884.7
9) Does not apply1225.0
Missing33 
TOTAL2431100.0
25) Are you teaching or have you taught Sunday school? (TCHSUNSC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past47619.5
2) Yes, currently but not in the past301.2
3) Yes, in the past but not currently129653.1
4) No, never participated in this type of group60124.6
9) Does not apply361.5
Missing25 
TOTAL2439100.0
26) Are you teaching or have you taught a Bible class? (TCHBIBCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past57923.7
2) Yes, currently but not in the past321.3
3) Yes, in the past but not currently75831.1
4) No, never participated in this type of group100441.1
9) Does not apply672.7
Missing24 
TOTAL2440100.0
27) Are you or have you been a member of LWML or LLL? (MEMLLL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past82333.8
2) Yes, currently but not in the past461.9
3) Yes, in the past but not currently44718.4
4) No, never participated in this type of group100441.2
9) Does not apply1154.7
Missing29 
TOTAL2435100.0
28) Do you currently, or have you ever, participated in an exclusively male or exclusively female Bible class? (EXBIBCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past31813.0
2) Yes, currently but not in the past351.4
3) Yes, in the past but not currently56323.0
4) No, never participated in this type of group146059.7
9) Does not apply702.9
Missing18 
TOTAL2446100.0
29) Do you currently, or have you ever, participated in any other male-only or female-only group in your congregation? (SEXGRCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past54822.5
2) Yes, currently but not in the past341.4
3) Yes, in the past but not currently52221.5
4) No, never participated in this type of group125351.5
9) Does not apply763.1
Missing31 
TOTAL2433100.0
30) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for Bible study. (WOMIMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all713.0
2) Of slight importance1114.7
3) Somewhat important40316.9
4) Very important88837.2
5) Extremely important82134.4
8) No opinion933.9
Missing77 
TOTAL2387100.0
31) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to use one's time and talent in serving the congregation. (WOMIMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all321.3
2) Of slight importance1084.5
3) Somewhat important53522.4
4) Very important102843.1
5) Extremely important62826.3
8) No opinion552.3
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
32) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to help people. (WOMIMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all341.4
2) Of slight importance562.3
3) Somewhat important34814.6
4) Very important106744.7
5) Extremely important84935.6
8) No opinion321.3
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
33) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for spiritual growth. (WOMIMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all482.0
2) Of slight importance602.5
3) Somewhat important25510.6
4) Very important78732.9
5) Extremely important120950.5
8) No opinion361.5
Missing69 
TOTAL2395100.0
34) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to make and maintain friendships. (WOMIMP5)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all251.0
2) Of slight importance753.1
3) Somewhat important43918.4
4) Very important102742.9
5) Extremely important79433.2
8) No opinion321.3
Missing72 
TOTAL2392100.0
35) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to share one's faith. (WOMIMP6)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all411.7
2) Of slight importance863.6
3) Somewhat important29512.3
4) Very important92038.4
5) Extremely important101442.4
8) No opinion371.5
Missing71 
TOTAL2393100.0
36) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to learn more about what is going on in the congregation. (WOMIMP7)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1004.2
2) Of slight importance25210.5
3) Somewhat important73030.5
4) Very important82334.4
5) Extremely important43618.2
8) No opinion522.2
Missing71 
TOTAL2393100.0
37) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to learn more about what is going on in the church beyond one's own congregation. (WOMIMP8)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1014.2
2) Of slight importance29512.3
3) Somewhat important82734.6
4) Very important73930.9
5) Extremely important37015.5
8) No opinion592.5
Missing73 
TOTAL2391100.0
38) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to influence decisions within the congregation. (WOMIMP9)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1807.5
2) Of slight importance44718.7
3) Somewhat important77432.4
4) Very important61525.8
5) Extremely important28511.9
8) No opinion863.6
Missing77 
TOTAL2387100.0
39) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to develop leadership skills. (WOMIMP10)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1164.8
2) Of slight importance31113.0
3) Somewhat important80133.5
4) Very important75931.7
5) Extremely important33313.9
8) No opinion723.0
Missing72 
TOTAL2392100.0
40) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for recreational/sports activities. (WOMIMP11)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all30913.0
2) Of slight importance59525.0
3) Somewhat important81534.2
4) Very important39716.7
5) Extremely important1566.5
8) No opinion1104.6
Missing82 
TOTAL2382100.0
41) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunities for other. (WOMIMP12)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all244.2
2) Of slight importance50.9
3) Somewhat important274.7
4) Very important6711.6
5) Extremely important10217.6
8) No opinion35361.1
Missing1886 
TOTAL578100.0
42) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for Bible study. (MENIMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all984.3
2) Of slight importance1396.1
3) Somewhat important34715.3
4) Very important73232.3
5) Extremely important80235.4
8) No opinion1466.4
Missing200 
TOTAL2264100.0
43) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to use one's time and talent in serving the congregation. (MENIMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all582.6
2) Of slight importance1355.9
3) Somewhat important47721.0
4) Very important91940.5
5) Extremely important57425.3
8) No opinion1064.7
Missing195 
TOTAL2269100.0
44) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to help people. (MENIMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all482.1
2) Of slight importance974.3
3) Somewhat important34715.3
4) Very important97042.8
5) Extremely important71131.3
8) No opinion954.2
Missing196 
TOTAL2268100.0
45) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for spiritual growth. (MENIMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all612.7
2) Of slight importance683.0
3) Somewhat important26911.9
4) Very important72832.1
5) Extremely important104746.1
8) No opinion974.3
Missing194 
TOTAL2270100.0
46) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to make and maintain friendships. (MENIMP5)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all341.5
2) Of slight importance974.3
3) Somewhat important46320.4
4) Very important91440.3
5) Extremely important66429.3
8) No opinion964.2
Missing196 
TOTAL2268100.0
47) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to share one's faith. (MENIMP6)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all502.2
2) Of slight importance934.1
3) Somewhat important30113.3
4) Very important83336.8
5) Extremely important88939.3
8) No opinion974.3
Missing201 
TOTAL2263100.0
48) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to learn more about what is going on in the congregation. (MENIMP7)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all833.7
2) Of slight importance2139.4
3) Somewhat important55824.6
4) Very important80635.6
5) Extremely important50422.2
8) No opinion1034.5
Missing197 
TOTAL2267100.0
49) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to learn more about what is going on in the church beyond one's own congregation. (MENIMP8)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all893.9
2) Of slight importance26211.6
3) Somewhat important67129.6
4) Very important72031.7
5) Extremely important41918.5
8) No opinion1074.7
Missing196 
TOTAL2268100.0
50) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to influence decisions within the congregation. (MENIMP9)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1325.8
2) Of slight importance26711.8
3) Somewhat important59126.1
4) Very important68730.3
5) Extremely important47120.8
8) No opinion1185.2
Missing198 
TOTAL2266100.0
51) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to develop leadership skills. (MENIMP10)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all873.8
2) Of slight importance2089.2
3) Somewhat important59926.5
4) Very important78134.5
5) Extremely important46920.7
8) No opinion1175.2
Missing203 
TOTAL2261100.0
52) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for recreational/sports activities. (MENIMP11)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1968.7
2) Of slight importance45520.2
3) Somewhat important74733.2
4) Very important48121.3
5) Extremely important24911.1
8) No opinion1255.5
Missing211 
TOTAL2253100.0
53) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunities for other. (MENIMP12)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all162.9
2) Of slight importance91.6
3) Somewhat important234.1
4) Very important498.8
5) Extremely important7613.7
8) No opinion38268.8
Missing1909 
TOTAL555100.0
54) Overall, indicate how important you feel it is that groups designed especially for women exist in your congregation. (OVLIMPWM)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1084.4
2) Of slight importance2098.6
3) Somewhat important68828.3
4) Very important93138.2
5) Extremely important47419.5
8) No opinion251.0
Missing29 
TOTAL2435100.0
55) Overall, indicate how important you feel it is that groups designed especially for men exist in your congregation. (OVLIMIPM)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1385.7
2) Of slight importance29212.1
3) Somewhat important76631.6
4) Very important79032.6
5) Extremely important37815.6
8) No opinion572.4
Missing43 
TOTAL2421100.0
56) To what extent has the importance of groups within congregations designed especially for women changed in the last 10 years? (WOMGPCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Not changed at all1325.6
2) Slight change41317.6
3) Somewhat changed73831.5
4) Changed85236.4
5) Changed a lot2078.8
Missing122 
TOTAL2342100.0
57) To what extent has the importance of groups within congregations designed especially for men changed in the last 10 years? (MENGPCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Not changed at all24610.8
2) Slightly changed51122.3
3) Somewhat changed95641.8
4) Changed49121.5
5) Changed a lot833.6
Missing177 
TOTAL2287100.0
58) How often do you spend a social evening with the following - Relatives (SOCEVE1)
TOTAL%
1) Never291.2
2) Once a year or less1947.9
3) Several times a year77631.8
4) About once a month36715.0
5) Two or three times a month41517.0
6) Once a week37515.4
7) More than once a week28611.7
Missing22 
TOTAL2442100.0
59) How often do you spend a social evening with the following - Neighbors (SOCEVE2)
TOTAL%
1) Never42617.5
2) Once a year or less55022.6
3) Several times a year58424.0
4) About once a month33313.7
5) Two or three times a month2269.3
6) Once a week1857.6
7) More than once a week1295.3
Missing31 
TOTAL2433100.0
60) How often do you spend a social evening with the following - Friends not belonging to your congregation (SOCEVE3)
TOTAL%
1) Never984.0
2) Once a year or less28111.5
3) Several times a year77231.7
4) About once a month49520.3
5) Two or three times a month38215.7
6) Once a week2319.5
7) More than once a week1797.3
Missing26 
TOTAL2438100.0
61) How often do you spend a social evening with the following - Friends belonging to your congregation (SOCEVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Never1596.5
2) Once a year or less2409.8
3) Several times a year64926.6
4) About once a month53622.0
5) Two or three times a month46519.1
6) Once a week25610.5
7) More than once a week1335.5
Missing26 
TOTAL2438100.0
62) Are you a member of any clubs or other voluntary organizations not associated with your church? (CLBNCHC1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes129153.0
2) No114647.0
Missing27 
TOTAL2437100.0
63) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Social (CLBNCHC2)
TOTAL%
1) 21778.1
2) 4817.3
3) 93.2
4) 31.1
6) 10.4
Missing2186 
TOTAL278100.0
64) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Recreational (CLBNCHC3)
TOTAL%
1) 31475.8
2) 7718.6
3) 153.6
4) 61.4
5) 10.2
7) 10.2
Missing2050 
TOTAL414100.0
65) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Service or charitable (CLBNCHC4)
TOTAL%
1) 42771.2
2) 12520.8
3) 305.0
4) 81.3
5) 10.2
6) 30.5
7) 10.2
8) 20.3
9) 30.5
Missing1864 
TOTAL600100.0
66) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Occupational or professional (CLBNCHC5)
TOTAL%
1) 41061.9
2) 14521.9
3) 558.3
4) 284.2
5) 121.8
6) 71.1
8) 30.5
9) 20.3
Missing1802 
TOTAL662100.0
67) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Political (CLBNCHC6)
TOTAL%
1) 11586.5
2) 1612.0
3) 10.8
4) 10.8
Missing2331 
TOTAL133100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Other (CLBNCHC7)
TOTAL%
1) 9782.9
2) 1210.3
3) 21.7
4) 32.6
5) 10.9
6) 21.7
Missing2347 
TOTAL117100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Social (CLBNCHC8)
TOTAL%
1) 4195.3
2) 24.7
Missing2421 
TOTAL43100.0
70) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Recreational (CLBNCHC9)
TOTAL%
1) 6385.1
2) 810.8
3) 34.1
Missing2390 
TOTAL74100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Service or charitable (CLBNCH10)
TOTAL%
1) 20578.2
2) 4216.0
3) 93.4
4) 20.8
5) 10.4
7) 10.4
9) 20.8
Missing2202 
TOTAL262100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Occupational or professional (CLBNCH11)
TOTAL%
1) 17479.1
2) 3315.0
3) 104.5
4) 20.9
5) 10.5
Missing2244 
TOTAL220100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Political (CLBNCH12)
TOTAL%
1) 3389.2
2) 38.1
4) 12.7
Missing2427 
TOTAL37100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Other (CLBNCH13)
TOTAL%
1) 4386.0
2) 36.0
3) 36.0
4) 12.0
Missing2414 
TOTAL50100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Social (CLBNCH14)
TOTAL%
1) 299.9
2) 5920.1
3) 3813.0
4) 6221.2
5) 186.1
6) 196.5
7) 10.3
8) 175.8
9) 5017.1
Missing2171 
TOTAL293100.0
76) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Recreational (CLBNCH15)
TOTAL%
1) 266.0
2) 4310.0
3) 307.0
4) 358.1
5) 266.0
6) 266.0
7) 40.9
8) 5312.3
9) 18743.5
Missing2034 
TOTAL430100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Service or charitable (CLBNCH16)
TOTAL%
1) 8813.8
2) 11317.7
3) 7111.1
4) 10115.8
5) 497.7
6) 487.5
7) 60.9
8) 365.6
9) 12820.0
Missing1824 
TOTAL640100.0
78) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Occupational or professional (CLBNCH17)
TOTAL%
1) 13021.1
2) 14122.9
3) 6610.7
4) 7612.3
5) 558.9
6) 223.6
7) 30.5
8) 223.6
9) 10216.5
Missing1847 
TOTAL617100.0
79) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Political (CLBNCH18)
TOTAL%
1) 3138.3
2) 1417.3
3) 1113.6
4) 44.9
5) 78.6
8) 56.2
9) 911.1
Missing2383 
TOTAL81100.0
80) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Other (CLBNCH19)
TOTAL%
1) 1814.9
2) 1613.2
3) 129.9
4) 2016.5
5) 75.8
6) 54.1
8) 75.8
9) 3629.8
Missing2343 
TOTAL121100.0
81) Indicate how many hours per week you spend doing volunteer, unpaid work which benefits others, but is not directly associated with your church (such as, United Way/Red Feather, American Cancer Society). (HRSVOLWK)
TOTAL%
1) 28835.4
2) 19924.4
3) 9011.1
4) 637.7
5) 597.2
6) 344.2
7) 30.4
8) 121.5
9) 50.6
10) 242.9
11) 10.1
12) 70.9
13) 10.1
14) 10.1
15) 81.0
20) 60.7
25) 20.2
30) 30.4
40) 50.6
44) 10.1
55) 10.1
67) 10.1
Missing1650 
TOTAL814100.0
82) During the past year, what would you estimate to be your family's total money contributions to non-church-related charitable and service organizations (such as United Way/Red Feather, American Cancer Society)? (MONNCHOG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2040148.808296
83) How many uncommitted hours do you have each week (hours that you could do whatever you wanted)? (HRSUNCMT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL192016.4313
84) How many of those uncommitted hours would you be willing to spend doing service activities through your church, if you were asked? (HSUNCMCH)
TOTAL%
1) 17911.3
2) 44227.9
3) 18511.7
4) 16710.5
5) 26316.6
6) 563.5
7) 211.3
8) 473.0
9) 40.3
10) 1439.0
11) 30.2
12) 70.4
13) 50.3
14) 20.1
15) 231.5
16) 20.1
18) 20.1
20) 140.9
21) 10.1
22) 10.1
23) 10.1
24) 20.1
25) 50.3
30) 30.2
35) 20.1
40) 20.1
88) 10.1
Missing881 
TOTAL1583100.0
85) So far as you and your family are concerned, how satisfied are you with your present financial condition? (SATFINCN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied25610.5
2) Slightly satisfied34314.1
3) Somewhat satisfied55822.9
4) Mostly satisfied88436.2
5) Very satisfied38515.8
9) Does not apply140.6
Missing24 
TOTAL2440100.0
86) Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your marriage? (MARRSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied200.8
2) Slightly satisfied291.2
3) Somewhat satisfied893.7
4) Mostly satisfied56723.7
5) Very satisfied132355.3
9) Does not apply36315.2
Missing73 
TOTAL2391100.0
87) In general, how satisfied are you with your relationship with your child(ren)? (CHILDSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied110.5
2) Slightly satisfied301.2
3) Somewhat satisfied1556.4
4) Mostly satisfied81733.9
5) Very satisfied95339.5
9) Does not apply44518.5
Missing53 
TOTAL2411100.0
88) In general, how satisfied are you with your relationship with your parent(s)? (PARSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied291.2
2) Slightly satisfied632.7
3) Somewhat satisfied2028.7
4) Mostly satisfied73831.7
5) Very satisfied83235.7
9) Does not apply46720.0
Missing133 
TOTAL2331100.0
89) Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your job? (JOBSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied622.6
2) Slightly satisfied1144.8
3) Somewhat satisfied31913.4
4) Mostly satisfied98541.4
5) Very satisfied59525.0
9) Does not apply30212.7
Missing87 
TOTAL2377100.0
90) To what extent do your job responsibilities interfere with your family activities? (JBINTFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Not interfere at all36115.1
2) Interfere slightly43618.2
3) Interfere somewhat51321.4
4) Interfere quite a bit40316.8
5) Interfere a great deal30912.9
9) Question does not apply37015.5
Missing72 
TOTAL2392100.0
91) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Attend voters meetings (POSSERV1)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure783.2
1) Any baptized member99441.3
2) Only confirmed members50521.0
3) Only male confirmed members572.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age61525.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1415.9
6) Only called professional church workers100.4
7) Only male called professional church workers10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position70.3
Missing56 
TOTAL2408100.0
92) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Participate in voters meetings (POSSERV2)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure662.7
1) Any baptized member2048.5
2) Only confirmed members58924.5
3) Only male confirmed members1044.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age109745.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age33113.7
6) Only called professional church workers90.4
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position60.2
Missing56 
TOTAL2408100.0
93) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on calls (POSSERV3)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1787.4
1) Any baptized member381.6
2) Only confirmed members41117.2
3) Only male confirmed members1164.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age114948.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age45218.9
6) Only called professional church workers210.9
7) Only male called professional church workers110.5
8) Only pastors80.3
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position110.5
Missing69 
TOTAL2395100.0
94) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on excommunication (POSSERV4)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure46919.7
1) Any baptized member180.8
2) Only confirmed members26911.3
3) Only male confirmed members1094.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age90137.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age44518.7
6) Only called professional church workers421.8
7) Only male called professional church workers341.4
8) Only pastors502.1
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position472.0
Missing80 
TOTAL2384100.0
95) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on any other issues, besides calls and excommunication (POSSERV5)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1978.4
1) Any baptized member391.7
2) Only confirmed members41317.6
3) Only male confirmed members1144.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age112848.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age41217.6
6) Only called professional church workers210.9
7) Only male called professional church workers70.3
8) Only pastors50.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position100.4
Missing118 
TOTAL2346100.0
96) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as an usher (POSSERV6)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure723.0
1) Any baptized member42217.5
2) Only confirmed members50120.8
3) Only male confirmed members94539.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1767.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age27711.5
6) Only called professional church workers50.2
7) Only male called professional church workers40.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position50.2
Missing57 
TOTAL2407100.0
97) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational president (chair) (POSSERV7)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1285.3
1) Any baptized member311.3
2) Only confirmed members1767.3
3) Only male confirmed members41217.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age41417.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age121750.7
6) Only called professional church workers60.2
7) Only male called professional church workers130.5
8) Only pastors30.1
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position20.1
Missing62 
TOTAL2402100.0
98) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational secretary (POSSERV8)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1205.0
1) Any baptized member713.0
2) Only confirmed members39516.4
3) Only male confirmed members1405.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age114147.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age51621.5
6) Only called professional church workers110.5
7) Only male called professional church workers50.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position60.2
Missing59 
TOTAL2405100.0
99) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational treasurer (POSSERV9)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1144.7
1) Any baptized member512.1
2) Only confirmed members36315.1
3) Only male confirmed members1747.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age111546.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age57023.7
6) Only called professional church workers80.3
7) Only male called professional church workers60.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position20.1
Missing61 
TOTAL2403100.0
100) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Board of Elders. (POSSER10)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1225.1
1) Any baptized member261.1
2) Only confirmed members1164.8
3) Only male confirmed members47419.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age28812.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age134455.8
6) Only called professional church workers120.5
7) Only male called professional church workers140.6
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position140.6
Missing54 
TOTAL2410100.0
101) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Board of Trustees (POSSER11)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1506.2
1) Any baptized member512.1
2) Only confirmed members32813.6
3) Only male confirmed members2339.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age96840.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age63026.2
6) Only called professional church workers120.5
7) Only male called professional church workers60.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position271.1
Missing59 
TOTAL2405100.0
102) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Board of Education (POSSER12)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1205.0
1) Any baptized member612.5
2) Only confirmed members48720.3
3) Only male confirmed members994.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age121950.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age35714.9
6) Only called professional church workers170.7
7) Only male called professional church workers60.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position371.5
Missing61 
TOTAL2403100.0
103) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Board of Evangelism (POSSER13)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1375.7
1) Any baptized member713.0
2) Only confirmed members50721.1
3) Only male confirmed members954.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age120250.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age29312.2
6) Only called professional church workers190.8
7) Only male called professional church workers100.4
8) Only pastors10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position682.8
Missing61 
TOTAL2403100.0
104) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Board of Stewardship and Finance (POSSER14)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1365.7
1) Any baptized member652.7
2) Only confirmed members45118.8
3) Only male confirmed members1235.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age117148.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age38916.2
6) Only called professional church workers170.7
7) Only male called professional church workers40.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position441.8
Missing64 
TOTAL2400100.0
105) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Youth Board (POSSER15)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1666.9
1) Any baptized member1345.6
2) Only confirmed members76631.9
3) Only male confirmed members662.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age97740.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1395.8
6) Only called professional church workers120.5
7) Only male called professional church workers50.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position1345.6
Missing65 
TOTAL2399100.0
106) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Chair congregational board (POSSER16)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure2008.4
1) Any baptized member532.2
2) Only confirmed members33714.1
3) Only male confirmed members1887.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age96740.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age60925.5
6) Only called professional church workers140.6
7) Only male called professional church workers110.5
8) Only pastors40.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position60.3
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
107) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on congregational committees (POSSER17)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1456.1
1) Any baptized member1556.5
2) Only confirmed members73630.8
3) Only male confirmed members612.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age112146.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1586.6
6) Only called professional church workers60.3
7) Only male called professional church workers70.3
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position40.2
Missing71 
TOTAL2393100.0
108) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Chair committees (POSSER18)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1847.7
1) Any baptized member964.0
2) Only confirmed members57924.2
3) Only male confirmed members933.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age116448.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age25710.8
6) Only called professional church workers50.2
7) Only male called professional church workers60.3
8) Only pastors10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position50.2
Missing74 
TOTAL2390100.0
109) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach Sunday school (POSSER19)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure642.7
1) Any baptized member2128.8
2) Only confirmed members119249.5
3) Only male confirmed members130.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age90537.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age60.2
6) Only called professional church workers80.3
8) Only pastors10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position50.2
Missing58 
TOTAL2406100.0
110) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach teen Bible classes (POSSER20)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1074.5
1) Any baptized member1656.9
2) Only confirmed members87136.2
3) Only male confirmed members341.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age109245.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age472.0
6) Only called professional church workers341.4
7) Only male called professional church workers170.7
8) Only pastors130.5
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position231.0
Missing61 
TOTAL2403100.0
111) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach women's Bible classes (POSSER21)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1717.1
1) Any baptized member1576.5
2) Only confirmed members79433.0
3) Only male confirmed members80.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age100341.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age120.5
6) Only called professional church workers441.8
7) Only male called professional church workers120.5
8) Only pastors923.8
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position1104.6
Missing61 
TOTAL2403100.0
112) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach mixed men's and women's Bible classes (POSSER22)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1566.5
1) Any baptized member1405.8
2) Only confirmed members68228.4
3) Only male confirmed members803.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age88536.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1907.9
6) Only called professional church workers612.5
7) Only male called professional church workers381.6
8) Only pastors1476.1
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position190.8
Missing66 
TOTAL2398100.0
113) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach junior confirmation classes (POSSER23)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1375.7
1) Any baptized member552.3
2) Only confirmed members36315.2
3) Only male confirmed members231.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age52422.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age502.1
6) Only called professional church workers30712.9
7) Only male called professional church workers1646.9
8) Only pastors75531.6
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position80.3
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
114) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach adult confirmation classes (POSSER24)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1174.9
1) Any baptized member431.8
2) Only confirmed members1958.1
3) Only male confirmed members241.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age24410.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age713.0
6) Only called professional church workers1958.1
7) Only male called professional church workers1184.9
8) Only pastors137757.5
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position110.5
Missing69 
TOTAL2395100.0
115) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as Sunday school superintendent (POSSER25)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1526.3
1) Any baptized member793.3
2) Only confirmed members54622.7
3) Only male confirmed members933.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age114247.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age28411.8
6) Only called professional church workers592.5
7) Only male called professional church workers210.9
8) Only pastors120.5
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position130.5
Missing63 
TOTAL2401100.0
116) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as vacation Bible school superintendent (POSSER26)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1526.3
1) Any baptized member1054.4
2) Only confirmed members63426.4
3) Only male confirmed members301.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age120850.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age853.5
6) Only called professional church workers803.3
7) Only male called professional church workers381.6
8) Only pastors261.1
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position401.7
Missing66 
TOTAL2398100.0
117) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Read the lesson in a worship service (POSSER27)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1626.8
1) Any baptized member34614.5
2) Only confirmed members56123.4
3) Only male confirmed members1998.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age43718.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age26411.0
6) Only called professional church workers291.2
7) Only male called professional church workers893.7
8) Only pastors24410.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position632.6
Missing70 
TOTAL2394100.0
118) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct a children's worship service (POSSER28)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure24510.2
1) Any baptized member1737.2
2) Only confirmed members51721.6
3) Only male confirmed members341.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age57724.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age713.0
6) Only called professional church workers24410.2
7) Only male called professional church workers1315.5
8) Only pastors29212.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position1074.5
Missing73 
TOTAL2391100.0
119) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Plan the worship service (POSSER29)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure2008.4
1) Any baptized member1526.4
2) Only confirmed members32613.6
3) Only male confirmed members321.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age39316.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age893.7
6) Only called professional church workers2128.9
7) Only male called professional church workers1235.1
8) Only pastors84235.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position220.9
Missing73 
TOTAL2391100.0
120) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a message, other than the sermon, in a worship service (POSSER30)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure23810.0
1) Any baptized member28812.1
2) Only confirmed members52021.8
3) Only male confirmed members1205.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age53122.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age30012.6
6) Only called professional church workers813.4
7) Only male called professional church workers1114.7
8) Only pastors1516.3
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position461.9
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
121) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a message or conduct devotions in a group setting other than a worship service (POSSER31)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1767.4
1) Any baptized member40416.9
2) Only confirmed members74331.1
3) Only male confirmed members532.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age74731.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age913.8
6) Only called professional church workers582.4
7) Only male called professional church workers391.6
8) Only pastors622.6
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position160.7
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
122) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a sermon (POSSER32)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1596.7
1) Any baptized member461.9
2) Only confirmed members1104.6
3) Only male confirmed members1315.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1375.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age37015.6
6) Only called professional church workers1395.9
7) Only male called professional church workers27011.4
8) Only pastors98841.7
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position210.9
Missing93 
TOTAL2371100.0
123) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as choir director (POSSER33)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure2018.4
1) Any baptized member26111.0
2) Only confirmed members68328.7
3) Only male confirmed members160.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age88137.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age271.1
6) Only called professional church workers2159.0
7) Only male called professional church workers472.0
8) Only pastors110.5
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position381.6
Missing84 
TOTAL2380100.0
124) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Assist in serving communion (POSSER34)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1285.4
1) Any baptized member431.8
2) Only confirmed members1727.2
3) Only male confirmed members34814.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age2259.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age110946.5
6) Only called professional church workers702.9
7) Only male called professional church workers2038.5
8) Only pastors642.7
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position220.9
Missing80 
TOTAL2384100.0
125) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Consecrate the bread and wine (POSSER35)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1084.5
1) Any baptized member120.5
2) Only confirmed members281.2
3) Only male confirmed members311.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age351.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age813.4
6) Only called professional church workers391.6
7) Only male called professional church workers964.0
8) Only pastors192780.5
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position371.5
Missing70 
TOTAL2394100.0
126) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach religion in an elementary school (POSSER36)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure2379.9
1) Any baptized member331.4
2) Only confirmed members1626.8
3) Only male confirmed members40.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age26010.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age110.5
6) Only called professional church workers100842.3
7) Only male called professional church workers692.9
8) Only pastors180.8
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position58024.3
Missing82 
TOTAL2382100.0
127) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach religion in a high school (POSSER37)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure32013.4
1) Any baptized member271.1
2) Only confirmed members1154.8
3) Only male confirmed members90.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1727.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age231.0
6) Only called professional church workers68128.6
7) Only male called professional church workers1285.4
8) Only pastors291.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position87836.9
Missing82 
TOTAL2382100.0
128) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct elementary school chapel services (POSSER38)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure31513.3
1) Any baptized member743.1
2) Only confirmed members1546.5
3) Only male confirmed members150.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age2199.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age421.8
6) Only called professional church workers62526.4
7) Only male called professional church workers1777.5
8) Only pastors1526.4
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position59825.2
Missing93 
TOTAL2371100.0
129) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct high school chapel services (POSSER39)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure38216.1
1) Any baptized member461.9
2) Only confirmed members1255.3
3) Only male confirmed members140.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1616.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age371.6
6) Only called professional church workers40517.0
7) Only male called professional church workers1556.5
8) Only pastors1436.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position90938.2
Missing87 
TOTAL2377100.0
130) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a director of Christian education (POSSER40)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure29512.4
1) Any baptized member210.9
2) Only confirmed members1315.5
3) Only male confirmed members251.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age24510.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age803.4
6) Only called professional church workers76432.2
7) Only male called professional church workers23910.1
8) Only pastors321.3
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position54222.8
Missing90 
TOTAL2374100.0
131) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a Lutheran elementary school principal (POSSER41)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure28011.8
1) Any baptized member110.5
2) Only confirmed members562.4
3) Only male confirmed members130.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1195.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age381.6
6) Only called professional church workers83735.1
7) Only male called professional church workers39916.8
8) Only pastors150.6
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position61425.8
Missing82 
TOTAL2382100.0
132) To the best of your knowledge, who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a Lutheran high school principal (POSSER42)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure35014.7
1) Any baptized member100.4
2) Only confirmed members451.9
3) Only male confirmed members130.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age974.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age411.7
6) Only called professional church workers60425.4
7) Only male called professional church workers31313.1
8) Only pastors90.4
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position89937.8
Missing83 
TOTAL2381100.0
133) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a voting delegate at district conventions (DISSERV1)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure39916.8
1) Any baptized member231.0
2) Only confirmed members37715.8
3) Only male confirmed members1677.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age92939.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age40216.9
6) Only called professional church workers381.6
7) Only male called professional church workers120.5
8) Only pastors331.4
Missing84 
TOTAL2380100.0
134) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a voting delegate at synodical conventions (DISSERV2)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure45919.3
1) Any baptized member190.8
2) Only confirmed members32513.7
3) Only male confirmed members1636.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age88937.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age41017.2
6) Only called professional church workers391.6
7) Only male called professional church workers180.8
8) Only pastors552.3
Missing87 
TOTAL2377100.0
135) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a district or synodical professional staff member (DISSERV3)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure66928.3
1) Any baptized member190.8
2) Only confirmed members1988.4
3) Only male confirmed members833.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age58124.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age2008.5
6) Only called professional church workers41417.5
7) Only male called professional church workers1305.5
8) Only pastors703.0
Missing100 
TOTAL2364100.0
136) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a member of a district board (DISSERV4)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure60525.5
1) Any baptized member261.1
2) Only confirmed members30112.7
3) Only male confirmed members1064.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age82434.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age27811.7
6) Only called professional church workers1094.6
7) Only male called professional church workers622.6
8) Only pastors602.5
Missing93 
TOTAL2371100.0
137) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a member of a synodical board (DISSERV5)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure66128.1
1) Any baptized member180.8
2) Only confirmed members25710.9
3) Only male confirmed members944.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age69729.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age2289.7
6) Only called professional church workers1687.1
7) Only male called professional church workers1064.5
8) Only pastors1265.4
Missing109 
TOTAL2355100.0
138) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach religion in a synodical college (DISSERV6)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure64127.0
1) Any baptized member100.4
2) Only confirmed members341.4
3) Only male confirmed members371.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age853.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age793.3
6) Only called professional church workers61926.1
7) Only male called professional church workers53122.4
8) Only pastors33514.1
Missing93 
TOTAL2371100.0
139) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach religion in a synodical seminary (DISSERV7)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure65928.0
1) Any baptized member90.4
2) Only confirmed members301.3
3) Only male confirmed members311.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age552.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age903.8
6) Only called professional church workers39816.9
7) Only male called professional church workers57124.2
8) Only pastors51221.7
Missing109 
TOTAL2355100.0
140) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach subjects other than religion in a synodical seminary (DISSERV8)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure78733.3
1) Any baptized member381.6
2) Only confirmed members813.4
3) Only male confirmed members220.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1978.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age642.7
6) Only called professional church workers65527.8
7) Only male called professional church workers36715.6
8) Only pastors1496.3
Missing104 
TOTAL2360100.0
141) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Conduct chapel services in a synodical college (DISSERV9)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure75331.8
1) Any baptized member281.2
2) Only confirmed members923.9
3) Only male confirmed members542.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1305.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1305.5
6) Only called professional church workers30312.8
7) Only male called professional church workers49220.8
8) Only pastors38616.3
Missing96 
TOTAL2368100.0
142) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Conduct chapel services in a synodical seminary (DISSER10)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure77632.8
1) Any baptized member180.8
2) Only confirmed members421.8
3) Only male confirmed members652.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age733.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1677.1
6) Only called professional church workers2189.2
7) Only male called professional church workers50221.2
8) Only pastors50321.3
Missing100 
TOTAL2364100.0
143) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a president of a synodical college (DISSER11)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure68429.0
1) Any baptized member50.2
2) Only confirmed members291.2
3) Only male confirmed members441.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age542.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1044.4
6) Only called professional church workers25310.7
7) Only male called professional church workers73731.3
8) Only pastors44719.0
Missing107 
TOTAL2357100.0
144) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a LCMS high school (DISSER12)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure79533.6
1) Any baptized member301.3
2) Only confirmed members28512.0
3) Only male confirmed members592.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age76632.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1958.2
6) Only called professional church workers1285.4
7) Only male called professional church workers903.8
8) Only pastors200.8
Missing96 
TOTAL2368100.0
145) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a synodical college (DISSER13)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure84835.8
1) Any baptized member170.7
2) Only confirmed members2209.3
3) Only male confirmed members773.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age60025.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age29712.5
6) Only called professional church workers1395.9
7) Only male called professional church workers1305.5
8) Only pastors441.9
Missing92 
TOTAL2372100.0
146) To the best of your knowledge, who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a LCMS seminary (DISSER14)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure88437.2
1) Any baptized member170.7
2) Only confirmed members1797.5
3) Only male confirmed members913.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age40216.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age41117.3
6) Only called professional church workers1064.5
7) Only male called professional church workers1626.8
8) Only pastors1235.2
Missing89 
TOTAL2375100.0
147) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Attend voters meetings (CONSERV1)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure361.5
1) Any baptized member93839.1
2) Only confirmed members68928.7
3) Only male confirmed members301.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age61425.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age853.5
6) Only called professional church workers10.0
7) Only male called professional church workers10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position30.1
Missing67 
TOTAL2397100.0
148) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Participate in voters meetings (CONSERV2)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure281.2
1) Any baptized member25310.6
2) Only confirmed members85035.5
3) Only male confirmed members512.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age102442.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1847.7
6) Only called professional church workers20.1
8) Only pastors10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position20.1
Missing69 
TOTAL2395100.0
149) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on calls (CONSERV3)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure642.7
1) Any baptized member723.0
2) Only confirmed members65027.2
3) Only male confirmed members582.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age122151.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age28712.0
6) Only called professional church workers190.8
7) Only male called professional church workers30.1
8) Only pastors140.6
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position30.1
Missing73 
TOTAL2391100.0
150) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on excommunication (CONSERV4)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1807.6
1) Any baptized member482.0
2) Only confirmed members49520.8
3) Only male confirmed members632.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age108545.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age32813.8
6) Only called professional church workers542.3
7) Only male called professional church workers130.5
8) Only pastors893.7
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position261.1
Missing83 
TOTAL2381100.0
151) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on any other issues, besides calls and excommunication (CONSERV5)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1064.5
1) Any baptized member743.1
2) Only confirmed members68028.9
3) Only male confirmed members622.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age116449.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age23710.1
6) Only called professional church workers190.8
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
8) Only pastors80.3
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position20.1
Missing110 
TOTAL2354100.0
152) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as an usher (CONSERV6)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure371.5
1) Any baptized member53222.3
2) Only confirmed members83434.9
3) Only male confirmed members36815.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age42217.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1908.0
6) Only called professional church workers20.1
7) Only male called professional church workers30.1
8) Only pastors10.0
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
153) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational president (chair) (CONSERV7)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure492.1
1) Any baptized member522.2
2) Only confirmed members34414.4
3) Only male confirmed members1807.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age88136.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age85735.9
6) Only called professional church workers130.5
7) Only male called professional church workers80.3
8) Only pastors40.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position20.1
Missing74 
TOTAL2390100.0
154) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational secretary (CONSERV8)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure461.9
1) Any baptized member773.2
2) Only confirmed members49120.5
3) Only male confirmed members602.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age142059.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age27711.6
6) Only called professional church workers150.6
7) Only male called professional church workers30.1
8) Only pastors20.1
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position10.0
Missing72 
TOTAL2392100.0
155) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational treasurer (CONSERV9)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure441.8
1) Any baptized member672.8
2) Only confirmed members47319.8
3) Only male confirmed members682.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age140658.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age31113.0
6) Only called professional church workers140.6
7) Only male called professional church workers40.2
8) Only pastors20.1
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position20.1
Missing73 
TOTAL2391100.0
156) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Board of Elders (CONSER10)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure542.3
1) Any baptized member492.1
2) Only confirmed members28912.1
3) Only male confirmed members2128.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age72030.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age103543.3
6) Only called professional church workers160.7
7) Only male called professional church workers80.3
8) Only pastors10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position50.2
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
157) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Board of Trustees (CONSER11)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure472.0
1) Any baptized member833.5
2) Only confirmed members48120.1
3) Only male confirmed members994.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age126652.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age38516.1
6) Only called professional church workers170.7
7) Only male called professional church workers30.1
8) Only pastors10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position120.5
Missing70 
TOTAL2394100.0
158) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Board of Education (CONSER12)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure492.0
1) Any baptized member753.1
2) Only confirmed members56623.7
3) Only male confirmed members331.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age143059.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1918.0
6) Only called professional church workers271.1
7) Only male called professional church workers50.2
8) Only pastors10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position150.6
Missing72 
TOTAL2392100.0
159) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Board of Evangelism (CONSER13)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure522.2
1) Any baptized member833.5
2) Only confirmed members59925.0
3) Only male confirmed members291.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age142159.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1576.6
6) Only called professional church workers241.0
7) Only male called professional church workers60.3
8) Only pastors30.1
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position190.8
Missing71 
TOTAL2393100.0
160) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Board of Stewardship and Finance (CONSER14)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure512.1
1) Any baptized member763.2
2) Only confirmed members55723.3
3) Only male confirmed members431.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age140858.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age2179.1
6) Only called professional church workers210.9
7) Only male called professional church workers30.1
8) Only pastors10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position150.6
Missing72 
TOTAL2392100.0
161) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on Youth Board (CONSER15)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure502.1
1) Any baptized member1476.2
2) Only confirmed members89537.5
3) Only male confirmed members220.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age112247.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age964.0
6) Only called professional church workers110.5
7) Only male called professional church workers70.3
8) Only pastors20.1
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position371.5
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
162) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Chair congregational board (CONSER16)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure552.3
1) Any baptized member572.4
2) Only confirmed members44518.6
3) Only male confirmed members783.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age125352.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age46119.3
6) Only called professional church workers190.8
7) Only male called professional church workers90.4
8) Only pastors80.3
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position30.1
Missing76 
TOTAL2388100.0
163) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on congregational committees (CONSER17)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure451.9
1) Any baptized member1747.3
2) Only confirmed members75831.7
3) Only male confirmed members271.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age127353.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age974.1
6) Only called professional church workers90.4
7) Only male called professional church workers50.2
8) Only pastors10.0
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
164) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Chair committees (CONSER18)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure532.2
1) Any baptized member793.3
2) Only confirmed members57824.2
3) Only male confirmed members482.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age138057.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age2319.7
6) Only called professional church workers100.4
7) Only male called professional church workers70.3
8) Only pastors10.0
Missing77 
TOTAL2387100.0
165) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach Sunday school (CONSER19)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure291.2
1) Any baptized member1225.1
2) Only confirmed members98841.4
3) Only male confirmed members110.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age121450.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age110.5
6) Only called professional church workers90.4
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
8) Only pastors10.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position20.1
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
166) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach teen Bible classes (CONSER20)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure321.3
1) Any baptized member1004.2
2) Only confirmed members73730.9
3) Only male confirmed members200.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age136657.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age652.7
6) Only called professional church workers311.3
7) Only male called professional church workers110.5
8) Only pastors210.9
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position50.2
Missing76 
TOTAL2388100.0
167) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach women's Bible classes (CONSER21)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure512.1
1) Any baptized member974.1
2) Only confirmed members69028.9
3) Only male confirmed members50.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age136357.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age150.6
6) Only called professional church workers652.7
7) Only male called professional church workers90.4
8) Only pastors682.8
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position251.0
Missing76 
TOTAL2388100.0
168) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach mixed men's and women's Bible classes (CONSER22)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure451.9
1) Any baptized member923.9
2) Only confirmed members60425.3
3) Only male confirmed members472.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age119450.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age2128.9
6) Only called professional church workers662.8
7) Only male called professional church workers210.9
8) Only pastors1004.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position30.1
Missing80 
TOTAL2384100.0
169) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach junior confirmation classes (CONSER23)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure492.1
1) Any baptized member451.9
2) Only confirmed members33114.0
3) Only male confirmed members150.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age76032.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age652.7
6) Only called professional church workers39916.8
7) Only male called professional church workers913.8
8) Only pastors60725.6
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position60.3
Missing96 
TOTAL2368100.0
170) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach adult confirmation classes (CONSER24)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure512.1
1) Any baptized member431.8
2) Only confirmed members23710.0
3) Only male confirmed members180.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age48720.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age823.4
6) Only called professional church workers31713.3
7) Only male called professional church workers933.9
8) Only pastors104043.8
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position90.4
Missing87 
TOTAL2377100.0
171) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as Sunday school superintendent (CONSER25)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure552.3
1) Any baptized member612.6
2) Only confirmed members52121.8
3) Only male confirmed members231.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age142359.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1867.8
6) Only called professional church workers713.0
7) Only male called professional church workers241.0
8) Only pastors160.7
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position60.3
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
172) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as vacation Bible school superintendent (CONSER26)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure512.1
1) Any baptized member773.2
2) Only confirmed members55523.3
3) Only male confirmed members160.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age148262.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age853.6
6) Only called professional church workers723.0
7) Only male called professional church workers231.0
8) Only pastors120.5
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position130.5
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
173) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Read the lesson in a worship service (CONSER27)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure502.1
1) Any baptized member35915.0
2) Only confirmed members64927.2
3) Only male confirmed members803.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age76732.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age24510.3
6) Only called professional church workers451.9
7) Only male called professional church workers381.6
8) Only pastors1405.9
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position130.5
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
174) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct a children's worship service (CONSER28)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure622.6
1) Any baptized member1516.3
2) Only confirmed members61325.7
3) Only male confirmed members231.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age92738.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age823.4
6) Only called professional church workers2058.6
7) Only male called professional church workers622.6
8) Only pastors2299.6
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position271.1
Missing83 
TOTAL2381100.0
175) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Plan the worship service (CONSER29)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure562.4
1) Any baptized member2018.5
2) Only confirmed members44118.7
3) Only male confirmed members120.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age57924.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age733.1
6) Only called professional church workers2068.7
7) Only male called professional church workers642.7
8) Only pastors72230.6
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position80.3
Missing102 
TOTAL2362100.0
176) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a message, other than the sermon, in a worship service (CONSER30)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure692.9
1) Any baptized member25510.8
2) Only confirmed members59625.2
3) Only male confirmed members582.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age79933.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age2309.7
6) Only called professional church workers1275.4
7) Only male called professional church workers853.6
8) Only pastors1405.9
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position90.4
Missing96 
TOTAL2368100.0
177) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a message or conduct devotions in a group setting other than a worship service. (CONSER31)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure482.0
1) Any baptized member30012.6
2) Only confirmed members73430.9
3) Only male confirmed members311.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age99642.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age984.1
6) Only called professional church workers692.9
7) Only male called professional church workers411.7
8) Only pastors532.2
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position40.2
Missing90 
TOTAL2374100.0
178) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a sermon (CONSER32)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure582.5
1) Any baptized member502.1
2) Only confirmed members1968.3
3) Only male confirmed members602.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age30112.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age26511.3
6) Only called professional church workers1908.1
7) Only male called professional church workers1948.3
8) Only pastors102843.8
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position70.3
Missing115 
TOTAL2349100.0
179) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as choir director (CONSER33)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure692.9
1) Any baptized member1807.6
2) Only confirmed members66428.0
3) Only male confirmed members180.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age118650.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age271.1
6) Only called professional church workers1817.6
7) Only male called professional church workers200.8
8) Only pastors140.6
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position140.6
Missing91 
TOTAL2373100.0
180) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Assist in serving communion (CONSER34)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure582.4
1) Any baptized member642.7
2) Only confirmed members36915.6
3) Only male confirmed members1506.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age63326.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age80233.8
6) Only called professional church workers1044.4
7) Only male called professional church workers1325.6
8) Only pastors542.3
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position50.2
Missing93 
TOTAL2371100.0
181) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Consecrate the bread and wine (CONSER35)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure582.4
1) Any baptized member200.8
2) Only confirmed members813.4
3) Only male confirmed members231.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1275.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age833.5
6) Only called professional church workers1114.7
7) Only male called professional church workers1084.6
8) Only pastors173773.3
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position220.9
Missing94 
TOTAL2370100.0
182) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach religion in an elementary school (CONSER36)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1275.4
1) Any baptized member361.5
2) Only confirmed members1958.3
3) Only male confirmed members80.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age44418.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age160.7
6) Only called professional church workers119550.6
7) Only male called professional church workers853.6
8) Only pastors542.3
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position2028.6
Missing102 
TOTAL2362100.0
183) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach religion in a high school (CONSER37)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1405.9
1) Any baptized member321.4
2) Only confirmed members1667.0
3) Only male confirmed members100.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age35214.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age512.2
6) Only called professional church workers107845.6
7) Only male called professional church workers1978.3
8) Only pastors723.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position26511.2
Missing101 
TOTAL2363100.0
184) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct elementary school chapel services (CONSER38)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1305.5
1) Any baptized member743.1
2) Only confirmed members23710.1
3) Only male confirmed members80.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age44318.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age632.7
6) Only called professional church workers78133.1
7) Only male called professional church workers1968.3
8) Only pastors2129.0
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position2139.0
Missing107 
TOTAL2357100.0
185) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct high school chapel services (CONSER39)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1466.2
1) Any baptized member572.4
2) Only confirmed members2249.5
3) Only male confirmed members110.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age37615.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age893.8
6) Only called professional church workers69529.5
7) Only male called professional church workers24710.5
8) Only pastors24310.3
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position27111.5
Missing105 
TOTAL2359100.0
186) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a director of Christian education (CONSER40)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1215.1
1) Any baptized member301.3
2) Only confirmed members1556.6
3) Only male confirmed members110.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age39516.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age713.0
6) Only called professional church workers109446.3
7) Only male called professional church workers24610.4
8) Only pastors592.5
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position1837.7
Missing99 
TOTAL2365100.0
187) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a Lutheran elementary school principal (CONSER41)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1395.9
1) Any baptized member251.1
2) Only confirmed members1024.3
3) Only male confirmed members80.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age24110.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age522.2
6) Only called professional church workers123052.0
7) Only male called professional church workers31913.5
8) Only pastors331.4
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position2189.2
Missing97 
TOTAL2367100.0
188) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a Lutheran high school principal (CONSER42)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1526.4
1) Any baptized member251.1
2) Only confirmed members974.1
3) Only male confirmed members90.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age2269.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age612.6
6) Only called professional church workers112447.5
7) Only male called professional church workers36815.5
8) Only pastors371.6
9) Does not apply - no such activity or position26811.3
Missing97 
TOTAL2367100.0
189) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a voting delegate at district conventions (DISSYN1)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1697.2
1) Any baptized member391.7
2) Only confirmed members45419.3
3) Only male confirmed members813.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age122452.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age31513.4
6) Only called professional church workers401.7
7) Only male called professional church workers110.5
8) Only pastors231.0
Missing108 
TOTAL2356100.0
190) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a voting delegate at synodical conventions (DISSYN2)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1867.9
1) Any baptized member381.6
2) Only confirmed members41917.8
3) Only male confirmed members833.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age119650.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age31913.6
6) Only called professional church workers502.1
7) Only male called professional church workers170.7
8) Only pastors462.0
Missing110 
TOTAL2354100.0
191) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a district or synodical professional staff member (DISSYN3)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure24710.5
1) Any baptized member361.5
2) Only confirmed members25711.0
3) Only male confirmed members421.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age84736.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1536.5
6) Only called professional church workers60225.7
7) Only male called professional church workers1074.6
8) Only pastors502.1
9) Does not apply10.0
Missing122 
TOTAL2342100.0
192) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a member of a district board (DISSYN4)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure23610.1
1) Any baptized member371.6
2) Only confirmed members37516.0
3) Only male confirmed members592.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age113748.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age24610.5
6) Only called professional church workers1606.8
7) Only male called professional church workers421.8
8) Only pastors512.2
Missing121 
TOTAL2343100.0
193) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a member of a synodical board (DISSYN5)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure25510.9
1) Any baptized member351.5
2) Only confirmed members32814.1
3) Only male confirmed members472.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age101143.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age2329.9
6) Only called professional church workers25010.7
7) Only male called professional church workers793.4
8) Only pastors964.1
Missing131 
TOTAL2333100.0
194) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach religion in a synodical college (DISSYN6)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure24210.3
1) Any baptized member180.8
2) Only confirmed members803.4
3) Only male confirmed members190.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1928.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age662.8
6) Only called professional church workers93539.9
7) Only male called professional church workers38016.2
8) Only pastors41017.5
Missing122 
TOTAL2342100.0
195) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach religion in a synodical seminary (DISSYN7)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure26311.3
1) Any baptized member200.9
2) Only confirmed members773.3
3) Only male confirmed members180.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1737.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age713.0
6) Only called professional church workers80634.5
7) Only male called professional church workers37616.1
8) Only pastors53022.7
Missing130 
TOTAL2334100.0
196) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach subjects other than religion in a synodical seminary (DISSYN8)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure29812.8
1) Any baptized member472.0
2) Only confirmed members1486.3
3) Only male confirmed members140.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age39416.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age542.3
6) Only called professional church workers97041.5
7) Only male called professional church workers27111.6
8) Only pastors1416.0
Missing127 
TOTAL2337100.0
197) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Conduct chapel services in a synodical college (DISSYN9)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure25711.0
1) Any baptized member441.9
2) Only confirmed members1385.9
3) Only male confirmed members251.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age31813.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1225.2
6) Only called professional church workers52522.4
7) Only male called professional church workers38216.3
8) Only pastors53322.7
Missing120 
TOTAL2344100.0
198) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Conduct chapel services in a synodical seminary (DISSSYN1)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure27911.9
1) Any baptized member381.6
2) Only confirmed members1255.3
3) Only male confirmed members291.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age26711.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1275.4
6) Only called professional church workers46219.7
7) Only male called professional church workers38816.6
8) Only pastors62726.8
Missing122 
TOTAL2342100.0
199) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a president of a synodical college (DISSYN11)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure28712.3
1) Any baptized member251.1
2) Only confirmed members803.4
3) Only male confirmed members170.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age2169.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age903.9
6) Only called professional church workers68729.4
7) Only male called professional church workers51121.9
8) Only pastors42018.0
Missing131 
TOTAL2333100.0
200) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a LCMS high school (#DISSSYN)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure28412.1
1) Any baptized member411.7
2) Only confirmed members32213.7
3) Only male confirmed members331.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age114749.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1677.1
6) Only called professional church workers25911.1
7) Only male called professional church workers612.6
8) Only pastors291.2
Missing121 
TOTAL2343100.0
201) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a synodical college (DISSYN13)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure29312.5
1) Any baptized member371.6
2) Only confirmed members29412.5
3) Only male confirmed members361.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age104544.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age2159.2
6) Only called professional church workers29512.6
7) Only male called professional church workers863.7
8) Only pastors472.0
Missing116 
TOTAL2348100.0
202) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a LCMS seminary (DISSYN14)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure30613.0
1) Any baptized member391.7
2) Only confirmed members27311.6
3) Only male confirmed members411.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age87737.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age29912.8
6) Only called professional church workers25610.9
7) Only male called professional church workers1285.5
8) Only pastors1265.4
Missing119 
TOTAL2345100.0
203) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve in the pastoral ministry (SYNPOS1)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only214389.5
2) Males preferred but females may serve702.9
3) Females and males may serve equally.512.1
4) No synodical statement limiting participation20.1
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.1295.4
Missing69 
TOTAL2395100.0
204) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve as the president (chair) of the congregation (SYNPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only142859.6
2) Males preferred but females may serve42517.8
3) Females and males may serve equally.1747.3
4) No synodical statement limiting participation923.8
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.27511.5
Missing70 
TOTAL2394100.0
205) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on the Board of Elders (Deacons) (SYNPOS3)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only170671.4
2) Males preferred but females may serve24510.3
3) Females and males may serve equally.1476.2
4) No synodical statement limiting participation572.4
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.2349.8
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
206) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on the Board of Education (SYNPOS4)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only1887.9
2) Males preferred but females may serve40216.8
3) Females and males may serve equally.133355.8
4) No synodical statement limiting participation2209.2
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.24410.2
Missing77 
TOTAL2387100.0
207) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Teach mixed men's and women's Bible classes (SYNPOS5)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only29112.2
2) Males preferred but females may serve46919.6
3) Females and males may serve equally.98741.3
4) No synodical statement limiting participation29512.4
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.34614.5
Missing76 
TOTAL2388100.0
208) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Vote in congregational meetings (SYNPOS6)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only25710.8
2) Males preferred but females may serve1717.2
3) Females and males may serve equally.156265.5
4) No synodical statement limiting participation2189.1
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.1777.4
Missing79 
TOTAL2385100.0
209) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Read the lesson in a worship service (SYNPOS7)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only45019.0
2) Males preferred but females may serve46219.5
3) Females and males may serve equally.82634.8
4) No synodical statement limiting participation32013.5
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.31513.3
Missing91 
TOTAL2373100.0
210) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Assist in serving communion (SYNPOS8)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only146661.5
2) Males preferred but females may serve27211.4
3) Females and males may serve equally.1857.8
4) No synodical statement limiting participation1315.5
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.32813.8
Missing82 
TOTAL2382100.0
211) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on a district or synodical board (SYNPOS9)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only50021.0
2) Males preferred but females may serve36415.3
3) Females and males may serve equally.86136.2
4) No synodical statement limiting participation1395.8
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.51421.6
Missing86 
TOTAL2378100.0
212) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve as an acolyte (SYNPOS10)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only1777.4
2) Males preferred but females may serve2088.7
3) Females and males may serve equally.126953.2
4) No synodical statement limiting participation43918.4
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.29312.3
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
213) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve in the pastoral ministry (BIBPOS1)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only167670.6
2) Males preferred but females may serve1014.3
3) Females and males may serve equally.1636.9
4) No synodical statement limiting participation1857.8
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.24910.5
Missing90 
TOTAL2374100.0
214) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve as the president (chair) of the congregation. (BIBPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only102043.0
2) Males preferred but females may serve1737.3
3) Females and males may serve equally.27211.5
4) No synodical statement limiting participation55323.3
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.35214.9
Missing94 
TOTAL2370100.0
215) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on the Board of Elders (Deacons) (BIBPOS3)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only128454.0
2) Males preferred but females may serve1245.2
3) Females and males may serve equally.25710.8
4) No synodical statement limiting participation37915.9
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.33314.0
Missing87 
TOTAL2377100.0
216) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on the Board of Education (BIBPOS4)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only30412.8
2) Males preferred but females may serve1988.4
3) Females and males may serve equally.68528.9
4) No synodical statement limiting participation78633.2
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.39616.7
Missing95 
TOTAL2369100.0
217) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Teach mixed men's and women's Bible classes (BIBPOS5)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only47820.2
2) Males preferred but females may serve2068.7
3) Females and males may serve equally.62726.5
4) No synodical statement limiting participation62026.2
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.43718.5
Missing96 
TOTAL2368100.0
218) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Vote in congregational meetings (BIBPOS6)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only51221.6
2) Males preferred but females may serve893.8
3) Females and males may serve equally.68128.7
4) No synodical statement limiting participation71830.3
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.37215.7
Missing92 
TOTAL2372100.0
219) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Read the lesson in a worship service (BIBPOS7)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only58924.8
2) Males preferred but females may serve1667.0
3) Females and males may serve equally.55223.3
4) No synodical statement limiting participation65427.6
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.41017.3
Missing93 
TOTAL2371100.0
220) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Assist in serving communion (BIBPOS8)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only91738.6
2) Males preferred but females may serve923.9
3) Females and males may serve equally.29612.5
4) No synodical statement limiting participation62026.1
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.44918.9
Missing90 
TOTAL2374100.0
221) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on a district or synodical board (BIBPOS9)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only40317.0
2) Males preferred but females may serve1315.5
3) Females and males may serve equally.48720.6
4) No synodical statement limiting participation82534.8
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.52322.1
Missing95 
TOTAL2369100.0
222) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve as an acolyte (BIBPOS10)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only23910.1
2) Males preferred but females may serve873.7
3) Females and males may serve equally.66428.0
4) No synodical statement limiting participation88337.2
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position.49821.0
Missing93 
TOTAL2371100.0
223) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - If a female professional church worker is single, the possibility that she might marry places the congregation in too much of an uncertain position. (AGREE1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree150461.9
2) Somewhat disagree36915.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree30912.7
4) Somewhat agree1435.9
5) Strongly agree351.4
9) Don't know712.9
Missing33 
TOTAL2431100.0
224) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - A female full-time professional church worker who is married and does not have children can fulfill her responsibilities as a spouse as ably as if she were not employed outside the home. (AGREE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1265.2
2) Somewhat disagree31913.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree25110.4
4) Somewhat agree58524.2
5) Strongly agree106644.0
9) Don't know733.0
Missing44 
TOTAL2420100.0
225) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - A female full-time professional church worker who is married and has children can fulfill her responsibilities as a wife and mother as ably as if she were not employed outside the home. (AGREE3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree41817.3
2) Somewhat disagree62826.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree29512.2
4) Somewhat agree55522.9
5) Strongly agree45919.0
9) Don't know652.7
Missing44 
TOTAL2420100.0
226) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Female professional church workers are likely to have higher levels of absenteeism from work than male professional church workers. (AGREE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree102842.3
2) Somewhat disagree36214.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree36915.2
4) Somewhat agree41417.0
5) Strongly agree984.0
9) Don't know1596.5
Missing34 
TOTAL2430100.0
227) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Tradition and custom about church leadership work against women occupying leadership roles in my congregation. (AGREE5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30212.6
2) Somewhat disagree33714.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree27111.3
4) Somewhat agree71029.6
5) Strongly agree60925.4
9) Don't know1707.1
Missing65 
TOTAL2399100.0
228) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Lay members of my congregation are by and large opposed to expanding the role of women in the congregation. (AGREE6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree32713.5
2) Somewhat disagree55022.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree34214.1
4) Somewhat agree58023.9
5) Strongly agree28311.7
9) Don't know34114.1
Missing41 
TOTAL2423100.0
229) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Most congregations today need the strong leadership that men are better able to provide. (AGREE7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree68328.2
2) Somewhat disagree46219.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree46219.1
4) Somewhat agree43017.7
5) Strongly agree33313.7
9) Don't know532.2
Missing41 
TOTAL2423100.0
230) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - In every congregational meeting where men and women are present, men should chair the meeting. (AGREE8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree91137.5
2) Somewhat disagree40516.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree32613.4
4) Somewhat agree25210.4
5) Strongly agree48720.0
9) Don't know492.0
Missing34 
TOTAL2430100.0
231) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - If women become more active leaders in the congregation, men will become less interested in occupying leadership positions. (AGREE9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree63326.1
2) Somewhat disagree40516.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree34714.3
4) Somewhat agree61925.5
5) Strongly agree34214.1
9) Don't know823.4
Missing36 
TOTAL2428100.0
232) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Today, LCMS pastors encourage women to seek congregational leadership positions traditionally occupied by men. (AGREE10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree41817.3
2) Somewhat disagree60525.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree43217.8
4) Somewhat agree41717.2
5) Strongly agree773.2
9) Don't know47319.5
Missing42 
TOTAL2422100.0
233) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - I would be offended if the role of women in my congregation was in any way expanded. (AGREE11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree120449.7
2) Somewhat disagree43117.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree32413.4
4) Somewhat agree2158.9
5) Strongly agree1927.9
9) Don't know562.3
Missing42 
TOTAL2422100.0
234) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - When women participate in congregational meetings, their comments are taken as seriously as men's comments. (AGREE12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1375.7
2) Somewhat disagree38916.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree25010.3
4) Somewhat agree78232.3
5) Strongly agree69628.7
9) Don't know1676.9
Missing43 
TOTAL2421100.0
235) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Members of my congregation are more open to the idea of women as leaders in the congregation than they were five years ago. (AGREE13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1596.6
2) Somewhat disagree2279.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree2369.7
4) Somewhat agree102742.4
5) Strongly agree47019.4
9) Don't know30212.5
Missing43 
TOTAL2421100.0
236) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Women are by and large not interested in becoming more active as leaders in my congregation. (AGREE14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree48720.1
2) Somewhat disagree75431.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree30912.7
4) Somewhat agree50220.7
5) Strongly agree1335.5
9) Don't know2399.9
Missing40 
TOTAL2424100.0
237) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - I would be offended if women were permitted to serve as assistant pastors. (AGREE15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree51521.2
2) Somewhat disagree2289.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree2309.5
4) Somewhat agree24810.2
5) Strongly agree110045.4
9) Don't know1044.3
Missing39 
TOTAL2425100.0
238) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - By the year 2025 it will be commonplace for women to serve on district and synodical boards and commissions. (AGREE16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1566.4
2) Somewhat disagree1496.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree25610.6
4) Somewhat agree75831.3
5) Strongly agree64026.5
9) Don't know46019.0
Missing45 
TOTAL2419100.0
239) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - By the year 2025 it will be commonplace for women to serve in district and synodical executive and professional staff positions. (AGREE17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2128.8
2) Somewhat disagree2379.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree31112.9
4) Somewhat agree69028.5
5) Strongly agree50721.0
9) Don't know46019.0
Missing47 
TOTAL2417100.0
240) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod will never permit women to serve as pastors. (AGREE18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree26010.7
2) Somewhat disagree2389.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree1707.0
4) Somewhat agree35314.6
5) Strongly agree96639.8
9) Don't know43918.1
Missing38 
TOTAL2426100.0
241) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Changes within church bodies regarding women's roles are the result of changes within society as a whole. (AGREE19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree542.2
2) Somewhat disagree773.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree1405.8
4) Somewhat agree114647.3
5) Strongly agree93438.5
9) Don't know733.0
Missing40 
TOTAL2424100.0
242) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Men are by nature more suited for leadership than women. (AGREE20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree91937.9
2) Somewhat disagree38215.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree41417.1
4) Somewhat agree37615.5
5) Strongly agree28611.8
9) Don't know471.9
Missing40 
TOTAL2424100.0
243) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach Sunday school (PREPOS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male562.3
2) Slight preference for a male923.8
3) No preference for either sex212287.0
4) Slight preference for a female1285.3
5) Strong preference for a female401.6
Missing26 
TOTAL2438100.0
244) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Serve as Sunday school superintendent (PREPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male2359.7
2) Slight preference for a male32513.4
3) No preference for either sex182975.1
4) Slight preference for a female331.4
5) Strong preference for a female120.5
Missing30 
TOTAL2434100.0
245) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Serve as Director of Church Music (PREPOS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male783.2
2) Slight preference for a male1867.7
3) No preference for either sex207385.6
4) Slight preference for a female622.6
5) Strong preference for a female230.9
Missing42 
TOTAL2422100.0
246) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Elders (Deacons) (PREPOS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male118348.8
2) Slight preference for a male47419.5
3) No preference for either sex74730.8
4) Slight preference for a female150.6
5) Strong preference for a female70.3
Missing38 
TOTAL2426100.0
247) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Education (PREPOS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male2128.8
2) Slight preference for a male2239.2
3) No preference for either sex196581.1
4) Slight preference for a female150.6
5) Strong preference for a female70.3
Missing42 
TOTAL2422100.0
248) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Lead devotions at mixed male and female group meeting (PREPOS6)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male31512.9
2) Slight preference for a male34214.0
3) No preference for either sex176972.6
4) Slight preference for a female50.2
5) Strong preference for a female50.2
Missing28 
TOTAL2436100.0
249) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach a mixed men's and women's Bible class (PREPOS7)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male40416.6
2) Slight preference for a male36515.0
3) No preference for either sex165668.0
4) Slight preference for a female70.3
5) Strong preference for a female50.2
Missing27 
TOTAL2437100.0
250) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Guide the church in a building program (PREPOS8)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male67627.8
2) Slight preference for a male69628.7
3) No preference for either sex104743.1
4) Slight preference for a female60.2
5) Strong preference for a female40.2
Missing35 
TOTAL2429100.0
251) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach in a Lutheran elementary school (PREPOS9)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male331.4
2) Slight preference for a male863.5
3) No preference for either sex223892.1
4) Slight preference for a female602.5
5) Strong preference for a female140.6
Missing33 
TOTAL2431100.0
252) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach in a Lutheran high school (PREPOS10)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male773.2
2) Slight preference for a male2068.5
3) No preference for either sex212987.6
4) Slight preference for a female80.3
5) Strong preference for a female90.4
Missing35 
TOTAL2429100.0
253) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach religion in a Lutheran elementary school (PREPOS11)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male1355.5
2) Slight preference for a male2018.3
3) No preference for either sex206584.8
4) Slight preference for a female230.9
5) Strong preference for a female110.5
Missing29 
TOTAL2435100.0
254) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach religion in a Lutheran high school (PREPOS12)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male33213.7
2) Slight preference for a male39716.3
3) No preference for either sex168969.5
4) Slight preference for a female50.2
5) Strong preference for a female80.3
Missing33 
TOTAL2431100.0
255) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Plan a church bazaar (PREPOS13)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male150.6
2) Slight preference for a male170.7
3) No preference for either sex139157.6
4) Slight preference for a female56923.6
5) Strong preference for a female42217.5
Missing50 
TOTAL2414100.0
256) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Counsel you about a personal problem (PREPOS14)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male39716.4
2) Slight preference for a male36815.2
3) No preference for either sex153263.1
4) Slight preference for a female883.6
5) Strong preference for a female421.7
Missing37 
TOTAL2427100.0
257) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Serve as a synodical board member (PREPOS15)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male44018.2
2) Slight preference for a male40916.9
3) No preference for either sex156964.7
4) Slight preference for a female30.1
5) Strong preference for a female30.1
Missing40 
TOTAL2424100.0
258) In your congregation, who may serve as acolytes? (ACOLYTES)
TOTAL%
1) Males only37415.5
2) Both males and females177673.4
3) Does not apply, no acolytes27011.2
Missing44 
TOTAL2420100.0
259) Indicate your opinion regarding opportunities for service by children in the following - Serve as an acolyte (OPCHLD1)
TOTAL%
1) Should be boys only2349.7
2) Boys should be given preference.1325.5
3) Both girls and boys should be given an equal opportunity to serve.204384.8
Missing55 
TOTAL2409100.0
260) Indicate your opinion regarding opportunities for service by children in the following - Reciting Bible verses in Christmas Program (OPCHLD2)
TOTAL%
1) Should be boys only190.8
2) Boys should be given preference.421.7
3) Both girls and boys should be given an equal opportunity to serve.236797.5
Missing36 
TOTAL2428100.0
261) Indicate your opinion regarding opportunities for service by children in the following - Reading from the Bible in a school chapel service (OPCHLD3)
TOTAL%
1) Should be boys only733.0
2) Boys should be given preference.1034.2
3) Both girls and boys should be given an equal opportunity to serve.225292.8
Missing36 
TOTAL2428100.0
262) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Public grade school teacher (SONDISA1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage1094.6
2) Mildly discourage30912.9
3) Express no preference55723.3
4) Mildly encourage72830.5
5) Strongly encourage68628.7
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
263) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Public high school teacher (SONDISA2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage1195.0
2) Mildly discourage27411.5
3) Express no preference56223.5
4) Mildly encourage70929.7
5) Strongly encourage72330.3
Missing77 
TOTAL2387100.0
264) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Accountant (SONDISA3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage110.5
2) Mildly discourage562.3
3) Express no preference64827.1
4) Mildly encourage77532.5
5) Strongly encourage89737.6
Missing77 
TOTAL2387100.0
265) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Nurse (SONDISA4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage1405.9
2) Mildly discourage28411.9
3) Express no preference71630.0
4) Mildly encourage58824.7
5) Strongly encourage65527.5
Missing81 
TOTAL2383100.0
266) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Physician (SONDISA5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage160.7
2) Mildly discourage351.5
3) Express no preference45519.0
4) Mildly encourage75231.4
5) Strongly encourage113647.5
Missing70 
TOTAL2394100.0
267) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Plumber (SONDISA6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage441.8
2) Mildly discourage1646.9
3) Express no preference75231.6
4) Mildly encourage74531.3
5) Strongly encourage67728.4
Missing82 
TOTAL2382100.0
268) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Lawyer (SONDISA7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage622.6
2) Mildly discourage923.9
3) Express no preference52522.0
4) Mildly encourage75131.5
5) Strongly encourage95740.1
Missing77 
TOTAL2387100.0
269) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Social worker (SONDISA8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage713.0
2) Mildly discourage1717.2
3) Express no preference64427.0
4) Mildly encourage74731.3
5) Strongly encourage75331.6
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
270) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Pastor (SONDISB1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage200.8
2) Mildly discourage351.5
3) Express no preference2309.6
4) Mildly encourage62025.8
5) Strongly encourage149762.3
Missing62 
TOTAL2402100.0
271) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Director of music (SONDISB2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage271.1
2) Mildly discourage733.1
3) Express no preference46319.4
4) Mildly encourage75331.6
5) Strongly encourage106644.8
Missing82 
TOTAL2382100.0
272) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Director of Christian education (SONDISB3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage241.0
2) Mildly discourage612.6
3) Express no preference41017.2
4) Mildly encourage77332.5
5) Strongly encourage111046.7
Missing86 
TOTAL2378100.0
273) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Teacher in a Lutheran elementary school (SONDISB4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage431.8
2) Mildly discourage1174.9
3) Express no preference40216.9
4) Mildly encourage74031.1
5) Strongly encourage107845.3
Missing84 
TOTAL2380100.0
274) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Teacher in a Lutheran high school (SONDISB5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage391.6
2) Mildly discourage1004.2
3) Express no preference38716.3
4) Mildly encourage73631.0
5) Strongly encourage111546.9
Missing87 
TOTAL2377100.0
275) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Professor in a synodical college (SONDISB6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage231.0
2) Mildly discourage562.4
3) Express no preference39416.6
4) Mildly encourage66628.0
5) Strongly encourage123852.1
Missing87 
TOTAL2377100.0
276) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Professor in a seminary (SONDISB7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage251.1
2) Mildly discourage532.2
3) Express no preference40417.0
4) Mildly encourage65527.6
5) Strongly encourage123752.1
Missing90 
TOTAL2374100.0
277) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Lay minister (SONDISB8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage692.9
2) Mildly discourage1315.5
3) Express no preference51921.9
4) Mildly encourage69829.4
5) Strongly encourage95540.3
Missing92 
TOTAL2372100.0
278) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Parish worker (SONDISB9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage682.9
2) Mildly discourage1385.8
3) Express no preference56123.6
4) Mildly encourage70229.5
5) Strongly encourage90938.2
Missing86 
TOTAL2378100.0
279) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Director of evangelism (SONDSB10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage361.5
2) Mildly discourage783.3
3) Express no preference52021.9
4) Mildly encourage71630.1
5) Strongly encourage102643.2
Missing88 
TOTAL2376100.0
280) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Public grade school teacher (DTRDISA1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage994.1
2) Mildly discourage2369.9
3) Express no preference50721.2
4) Mildly encourage75431.6
5) Strongly encourage79033.1
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
281) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Public high school teacher (DTRDISA2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage1144.8
2) Mildly discourage2369.9
3) Express no preference52021.8
4) Mildly encourage73430.8
5) Strongly encourage77632.6
Missing84 
TOTAL2380100.0
282) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Accountant (DTRDISA3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage150.6
2) Mildly discourage632.7
3) Express no preference61625.9
4) Mildly encourage78533.1
5) Strongly encourage89637.7
Missing89 
TOTAL2375100.0
283) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Nurse (DTRDISA4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage130.5
2) Mildly discourage401.7
3) Express no preference45619.0
4) Mildly encourage79833.3
5) Strongly encourage109245.5
Missing65 
TOTAL2399100.0
284) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Physician (DTRDISA5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage311.3
2) Mildly discourage592.5
3) Express no preference46119.4
4) Mildly encourage70929.9
5) Strongly encourage111446.9
Missing90 
TOTAL2374100.0
285) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Plumber (DTRDISA6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage37515.8
2) Mildly discourage44518.8
3) Express no preference67828.6
4) Mildly encourage43318.3
5) Strongly encourage44018.6
Missing93 
TOTAL2371100.0
286) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Lawyer (DTRDISA7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage1104.6
2) Mildly discourage1174.9
3) Express no preference52622.1
4) Mildly encourage72830.6
5) Strongly encourage89737.7
Missing86 
TOTAL2378100.0
287) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Social worker (DTRDISA8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage672.8
2) Mildly discourage1315.5
3) Express no preference55823.4
4) Mildly encourage79733.4
5) Strongly encourage83334.9
Missing78 
TOTAL2386100.0
288) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Full-time homemaker (DTRDISA9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage632.6
2) Mildly discourage1235.2
3) Express no preference63826.8
4) Mildly encourage59224.8
5) Strongly encourage96740.6
Missing81 
TOTAL2383100.0
289) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Pastor (DTRDISB1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage116949.1
2) Mildly discourage33414.0
3) Express no preference30712.9
4) Mildly encourage26911.3
5) Strongly encourage30312.7
Missing82 
TOTAL2382100.0
290) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Director of music (DTRDISB2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage281.2
2) Mildly discourage532.2
3) Express no preference40016.8
4) Mildly encourage80934.0
5) Strongly encourage109245.8
Missing82 
TOTAL2382100.0
291) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Director of Christian education (DTRDISB3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage984.1
2) Mildly discourage1295.4
3) Express no preference45819.3
4) Mildly encourage75031.6
5) Strongly encourage93539.5
Missing94 
TOTAL2370100.0
292) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Teacher in a Lutheran elementary school (DTRDISB4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage311.3
2) Mildly discourage873.6
3) Express no preference34314.4
4) Mildly encourage73230.6
5) Strongly encourage119750.1
Missing74 
TOTAL2390100.0
293) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Teacher in a Lutheran high school (DTRDISB5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage512.1
2) Mildly discourage943.9
3) Express no preference36915.5
4) Mildly encourage73330.8
5) Strongly encourage113647.7
Missing81 
TOTAL2383100.0
294) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Professor in a synodical college (DTRDISB6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage27311.5
2) Mildly discourage2058.6
3) Express no preference48720.5
4) Mildly encourage59725.1
5) Strongly encourage81234.2
Missing90 
TOTAL2374100.0
295) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Professor in a seminary (DTRDISB7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage58224.5
2) Mildly discourage31813.4
3) Express no preference52021.9
4) Mildly encourage42818.0
5) Strongly encourage52522.1
Missing91 
TOTAL2373100.0
296) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Lay minister (DTRDISB8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage59225.0
2) Mildly discourage31413.3
3) Express no preference55723.5
4) Mildly encourage42718.0
5) Strongly encourage47620.1
Missing98 
TOTAL2366100.0
297) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Parish worker (DTRDISB9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage883.7
2) Mildly discourage1235.2
3) Express no preference58024.4
4) Mildly encourage73430.9
5) Strongly encourage85435.9
Missing85 
TOTAL2379100.0
298) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Director of evangelism (DTRDSB10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage1405.9
2) Mildly discourage1516.3
3) Express no preference65727.6
4) Mildly encourage66127.8
5) Strongly encourage77032.4
Missing85 
TOTAL2379100.0
299) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Deaconess (DTRDSB11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage1195.0
2) Mildly discourage1255.2
3) Express no preference49720.8
4) Mildly encourage65527.4
5) Strongly encourage99341.6
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
300) If you had a son who was planning to marry a Deaconess in the LCMS, how pleased would you be? (SNMAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Very displeased331.4
2) Somewhat displeased461.9
3) Neither pleased nor displeased52521.8
4) Somewhat pleased42717.8
5) Very pleased137457.1
Missing59 
TOTAL2405100.0
301) If you had a son who was planning to marry a teacher in a Missouri Synod school, how pleased would you be? (SNMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very displeased100.4
2) Somewhat displeased130.5
3) Neither pleased nor displeased40316.6
4) Somewhat pleased42717.6
5) Very pleased156964.8
Missing42 
TOTAL2422100.0
302) If you had a daughter who was planning to marry a pastor in the LCMS, how pleased would you be? (DTRMAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Very displeased241.0
2) Somewhat displeased502.1
3) Neither pleased nor displeased36615.1
4) Somewhat pleased40216.6
5) Very pleased157565.2
Missing47 
TOTAL2417100.0
303) If you had a daughter who was planning to marry a teacher in a Missouri Synod school, how pleased would you be? (DTRMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very displeased200.8
2) Somewhat displeased502.1
3) Neither pleased nor displeased39616.4
4) Somewhat pleased44118.3
5) Very pleased150762.4
Missing50 
TOTAL2414100.0
304) Indicate your level of agreement with the following statement - It's acceptable for a pastor's wife to have paid employment in the congregation her husband serves. (AGREB1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2138.8
2) Somewhat disagree35814.8
3) No opinion37315.4
4) Somewhat agree68328.2
5) Strongly agree79532.8
Missing42 
TOTAL2422100.0
305) Indicate your level of agreement with the following statement - It's acceptable for a pastor's wife to have paid employment in church-related work outside her husband's congregation. (ABREB2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree712.9
2) Somewhat disagree1144.7
3) No opinion30412.6
4) Somewhat agree66427.4
5) Strongly agree126852.4
Missing43 
TOTAL2421100.0
306) Indicate your level of agreement with the following statement - It's acceptable for a pastor's wife to have paid employment unrelated to the church. (AGREB3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree411.7
2) Somewhat disagree662.7
3) No opinion1837.6
4) Somewhat agree55022.7
5) Strongly agree158265.3
Missing42 
TOTAL2422100.0
307) Indicate your opinion regarding the responsibilities of a pastor's wife by choosing the statement that best reflects your opinion. (OPINPSWF)
TOTAL%
1) A pastor's wife should take on major responsibility for activities in the congregation.411.7
2) A pastor's wife should take on somewhat more responsibility for activities in the congregation than most other members of the congregation.41117.5
3) A pastor's wife should take about the same amount of responsibility for activities in the congregation as most other members.180977.1
4) A pastor's wife should avoid taking on responsibility for activities within the congregation.853.6
Missing118 
TOTAL2346100.0
308) Of the three versions given of selections from the Nicene Creed, please indicate which of the three versions you prefer. [Selections of the Creed given to respondents are found in the summary document that accompanies this data file.] (PRENCVER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly prefer version 167829.2
2) Somewhat prefer version 12229.6
3) Strongly prefer version 267429.1
4) Somewhat prefer version 247020.3
5) Strongly prefer version 3843.6
6) Somewhat prefer version 31004.3
7) No version preferred913.9
Missing145 
TOTAL2319100.0
309) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Day-care program? (CONSPN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.50421.1
2) No, the program does not exist.177073.9
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.1205.0
Missing70 
TOTAL2394100.0
310) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Elementary school? (CONSPN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.120950.1
2) No, the program does not exist.114747.5
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.582.4
Missing50 
TOTAL2414100.0
311) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - High school? (CONSPN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.63226.3
2) No, the program does not exist.170570.8
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.702.9
Missing57 
TOTAL2407100.0
312) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Singles' group? (CONSPN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.87936.5
2) No, the program does not exist.131154.5
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.2158.9
Missing59 
TOTAL2405100.0
313) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Divorced adults' support group? (CONSPN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.1787.4
2) No, the program does not exist.188978.7
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.33313.9
Missing64 
TOTAL2400100.0
314) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Children of divorce support group? (CONSPN6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.271.1
2) No, the program does not exist.205385.5
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.32013.3
Missing64 
TOTAL2400100.0
315) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Program for children in single-parent homes? (CONSPN7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.502.1
2) No, the program does not exist.204385.2
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.30512.7
Missing66 
TOTAL2398100.0
316) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Food pantry? (CONSPN8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.145760.3
2) No, the program does not exist.75231.1
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.2078.6
Missing48 
TOTAL2416100.0
317) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Support group for the grieving? (CONSPN9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.41917.4
2) No, the program does not exist.160566.7
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.38415.9
Missing56 
TOTAL2408100.0
318) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Support group for widows/widowers? (CONSPN10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.29812.4
2) No, the program does not exist.171971.4
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.38916.2
Missing58 
TOTAL2406100.0
319) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Marriage enrichment classes? (CONSPN11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.77932.4
2) No, the program does not exist.130954.5
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.31613.1
Missing60 
TOTAL2404100.0
320) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program -Parenting classes? (CONSPN12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.40516.9
2) No, the program does not exist.162767.9
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.36515.2
Missing67 
TOTAL2397100.0
321) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Premarital counseling program? (CONSPN13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.165568.7
2) No, the program does not exist.41617.3
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.33814.0
Missing55 
TOTAL2409100.0
322) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Sex education classes for young people? (CONSPN14)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.49820.7
2) No, the program does not exist.145860.7
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.44718.6
Missing61 
TOTAL2403100.0
323) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Exercise classes? (CONSPN15)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.50721.1
2) No, the program does not exist.163068.0
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.26110.9
Missing66 
TOTAL2398100.0
324) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Program for senior citizens? (CONSPN16)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.95139.5
2) No, the program does not exist.117548.8
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.28311.7
Missing55 
TOTAL2409100.0
325) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Support services for shut-ins? (CONSPN17)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.144459.9
2) No, the program does not exist.68328.4
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.28211.7
Missing55 
TOTAL2409100.0
326) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Drug and alcohol counseling? (CONSPN18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.42617.7
2) No, the program does not exist.153963.9
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.44518.5
Missing54 
TOTAL2410100.0
327) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Crisis pregnancy services? (CONSPN19)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored.1727.1
2) No, the program does not exist.180374.9
3) I am not sure if it currently exists.43117.9
Missing58 
TOTAL2406100.0
328) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Day-care program? (CONSPNB1)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship152863.9
2) No opinion60825.4
3) Oppose sponsorship25710.7
Missing71 
TOTAL2393100.0
329) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Elementary school? (CONSPNB2)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship175873.3
2) No opinion36915.4
3) Oppose sponsorship27111.3
Missing66 
TOTAL2398100.0
330) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - High school? (CONSPNB3)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship140658.8
2) No opinion58224.3
3) Oppose sponsorship40316.9
Missing73 
TOTAL2391100.0
331) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Singles' group? (CONSPNB4)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship191680.0
2) No opinion40216.8
3) Oppose sponsorship763.2
Missing70 
TOTAL2394100.0
332) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Divorced adults' support group? (CONSPNB5)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship159266.7
2) No opinion67628.3
3) Oppose sponsorship1205.0
Missing76 
TOTAL2388100.0
333) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Children of divorce support group? (CONSPNB6)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship159066.6
2) No opinion70029.3
3) Oppose sponsorship984.1
Missing76 
TOTAL2388100.0
334) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Program for children in single-parent homes? (CONSPNB7)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship155065.0
2) No opinion72230.3
3) Oppose sponsorship1124.7
Missing80 
TOTAL2384100.0
335) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Food pantry? (CONSPNB8)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship200383.8
2) No opinion31713.3
3) Oppose sponsorship692.9
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
336) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Support group for the grieving? (CONSPNB9)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship188879.2
2) No opinion44818.8
3) Oppose sponsorship482.0
Missing80 
TOTAL2384100.0
337) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Support group for widows/widowers? (CNSPNB10)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship184277.2
2) No opinion50221.0
3) Oppose sponsorship411.7
Missing79 
TOTAL2385100.0
338) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - marriage enrichment classes? (CNSPNB11)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship204285.4
2) No opinion29812.5
3) Oppose sponsorship502.1
Missing74 
TOTAL2390100.0
339) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Parenting classes? (CNSPNB12)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship187978.7
2) No opinion45519.0
3) Oppose sponsorship552.3
Missing75 
TOTAL2389100.0
340) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Premarital counseling? (CNSPNB13)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship217791.0
2) No opinion1847.7
3) Oppose sponsorship321.3
Missing71 
TOTAL2393100.0
341) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Sex education classes for young people? (CNSPNB14)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship166970.0
2) No opinion54622.9
3) Oppose sponsorship1687.0
Missing81 
TOTAL2383100.0
342) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Exercise classes? (CNSPNB15)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship110046.1
2) No opinion92338.7
3) Oppose sponsorship36115.1
Missing80 
TOTAL2384100.0
343) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Program for senior citizens? (CNSPNB16)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship200083.6
2) No opinion34514.4
3) Oppose sponsorship472.0
Missing72 
TOTAL2392100.0
344) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Support services for shut-ins? (CNSPNB17)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship219691.7
2) No opinion1767.3
3) Oppose sponsorship241.0
Missing68 
TOTAL2396100.0
345) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Drug and alcohol counseling? (CNSPNB18)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship178474.6
2) No opinion50521.1
3) Oppose sponsorship1034.3
Missing72 
TOTAL2392100.0
346) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Crisis pregnancy services? (CNSPNB19)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship156165.3
2) No opinion69829.2
3) Oppose sponsorship1315.5
Missing74 
TOTAL2390100.0
347) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Legislation guaranteeing equal rights under the law for men and women (SUPPROA1)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition24310.1
2) Slight opposition1907.9
3) Neither support nor opposition33914.1
4) Slight support50521.0
5) Strong support113247.0
Missing55 
TOTAL2409100.0
348) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Legal protection of unborn children (SUPPROA2)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition702.9
2) Slight opposition662.7
3) Neither support nor opposition27511.4
4) Slight support25410.5
5) Strong support175672.5
Missing43 
TOTAL2421100.0
349) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Legislation prohibiting agencies from providing birth control information to females under the age of 18 without informing their parents (SUPPROA3)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition43317.9
2) Slight opposition35014.5
3) Neither support nor opposition34714.3
4) Slight support36515.1
5) Strong support92638.2
Missing43 
TOTAL2421100.0
350) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Providing more public assistance to working women who earn low wages and are raising children alone (SUPPROA4)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition1184.9
2) Slight opposition25410.5
3) Neither support nor opposition49320.4
4) Slight support88936.8
5) Strong support66127.4
Missing49 
TOTAL2415100.0
351) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Requiring women with children under the age of 5 who are on welfare to take jobs outside the home (SUPPROA5)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition43217.9
2) Slight opposition59424.6
3) Neither support nor opposition73930.6
4) Slight support39616.4
5) Strong support25310.5
Missing50 
TOTAL2414100.0
352) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Jailing fathers who do not make court-ordered child support payments (SUPPROA6)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition1365.6
2) Slight opposition2068.5
3) Neither support nor opposition43217.9
4) Slight support74430.9
5) Strong support89337.0
Missing53 
TOTAL2411100.0
353) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - There is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABORTB1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67227.9
2) Unsure65527.2
3) No108244.9
Missing55 
TOTAL2409100.0
354) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - She is married and does not want any more children? (ABORTB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1415.8
2) Unsure1837.6
3) No209386.6
Missing47 
TOTAL2417100.0
355) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - The woman's own life is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABORTB3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes170670.5
2) Unsure54222.4
3) No1737.1
Missing43 
TOTAL2421100.0
356) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - The woman's own physical health, but not her life, is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABORTB4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55122.8
2) Unsure94739.3
3) No91437.9
Missing52 
TOTAL2412100.0
357) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - The woman's emotional well-being is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABORTB5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39916.5
2) Unsure78932.6
3) No123250.9
Missing44 
TOTAL2420100.0
358) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - The family has a very low income and cannot afford any more children? (ABORTB6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1847.6
2) Unsure27111.2
3) No196581.2
Missing44 
TOTAL2420100.0
359) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - She became pregnant as a result of rape? (ABORTB7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102442.4
2) Unsure59024.4
3) No80233.2
Missing48 
TOTAL2416100.0
360) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - She is not married and does not want to marry the man? (ABORTB8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1857.6
2) Unsure2359.7
3) No200182.7
Missing43 
TOTAL2421100.0
361) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - She is under the age of 16? (ABORTB9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33613.9
2) Unsure45718.9
3) No162967.3
Missing42 
TOTAL2422100.0
362) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The amount of violence on TV (CONCERN1)
TOTAL%
1) No concern321.3
2) 291.2
3) 522.1
4) 1807.4
5) 39816.3
6) 58123.8
7) Extreme concern116847.9
Missing24 
TOTAL2440100.0
363) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The amount of sex on TV (CONCERN2)
TOTAL%
1) No concern241.0
2) 170.7
3) 482.0
4) 1325.4
5) 32013.1
6) 57723.7
7) Extreme concern131954.1
Missing27 
TOTAL2437100.0
364) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The extent of poverty in the U.S. (CONCERN3)
TOTAL%
1) No concern331.4
2) 411.7
3) 1124.6
4) 39816.4
5) 62225.7
6) 55923.1
7) Extreme concern65827.2
Missing41 
TOTAL2423100.0
365) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - Increases in health care costs (CONCERN4)
TOTAL%
1) No concern160.7
2) 210.9
3) 582.4
4) 25410.5
5) 50520.8
6) 62725.9
7) Extreme concern94438.9
Missing39 
TOTAL2425100.0
366) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The quality of the environment (CONCERN5)
TOTAL%
1) No concern200.8
2) 482.0
3) 1104.5
4) 40916.9
5) 64726.8
6) 60425.0
7) Extreme concern58024.0
Missing46 
TOTAL2418100.0
367) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The availability of quality day-care (CONCERN6)
TOTAL%
1) No concern1365.7
2) 1636.8
3) 27911.6
4) 63526.4
5) 53122.1
6) 34014.1
7) Extreme concern32213.4
Missing58 
TOTAL2406100.0
368) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The number of unmarried couples living together (CONCERN7)
TOTAL%
1) No concern913.7
2) 793.2
3) 1134.6
4) 26110.7
5) 38115.6
6) 51121.0
7) Extreme concern100041.1
Missing28 
TOTAL2436100.0
369) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The rate of divorces (CONCERN8)
TOTAL%
1) No concern321.3
2) 241.0
3) 522.1
4) 1626.7
5) 35314.5
6) 60825.0
7) Extreme concern120049.4
Missing33 
TOTAL2431100.0
370) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - Sexual harassment on the job (CONCERN9)
TOTAL%
1) No concern873.6
2) 1476.1
3) 1847.6
4) 50420.8
5) 53722.1
6) 43918.1
7) Extreme concern52821.8
Missing38 
TOTAL2426100.0
371) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - Child abuse (CONCER10)
TOTAL%
1) No concern110.5
2) 70.3
3) 160.7
4) 562.3
5) 1887.7
6) 46118.9
7) Extreme concern169469.6
Missing31 
TOTAL2433100.0
372) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - Spouse abuse (CONCER11)
TOTAL%
1) No concern200.8
2) 100.4
3) 301.2
4) 1275.2
5) 31613.0
6) 52521.6
7) Extreme concern140657.8
Missing30 
TOTAL2434100.0
373) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - Availability of services for the elderly (CONCER12)
TOTAL%
1) No concern200.8
2) 351.4
3) 833.4
4) 36414.9
5) 61225.1
6) 64126.3
7) Extreme concern68128.0
Missing28 
TOTAL2436100.0
374) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - Unmarried females should be encouraged to choose adoption in cases of an unplanned pregnancy. (AGREC1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1606.6
2) Somewhat disagree1445.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree46219.0
4) Somewhat agree58023.8
5) Strongly agree109144.8
Missing27 
TOTAL2437100.0
375) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A working mother can establish just as warm and secure relationship with her children as a mother who does not work. (AGREC2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2128.7
2) Somewhat disagree44818.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree1566.4
4) Somewhat agree77031.5
5) Strongly agree85635.1
Missing22 
TOTAL2442100.0
376) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A father who does not live with his children can maintain a close relationship with and serve as a role models for them. (AGREC3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree67727.8
2) Somewhat disagree77231.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree2038.3
4) Somewhat agree54122.2
5) Strongly agree2419.9
Missing30 
TOTAL2434100.0
377) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works. (AGREC4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree28811.8
2) Somewhat disagree41517.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree40416.6
4) Somewhat agree90437.1
5) Strongly agree42517.4
Missing28 
TOTAL2436100.0
378) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A husband should share more household responsibilities, like cleaning and doing laundry, when his wife works. (AGREC5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree150.6
2) Somewhat disagree241.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree1345.5
4) Somewhat agree80132.9
5) Strongly agree146260.0
Missing28 
TOTAL2436100.0
379) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - Some equality in marriage is a good thing but, by and large, the husband should have the final word in family matters. (AGREC6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree39616.3
2) Somewhat disagree30612.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree35414.5
4) Somewhat agree68128.0
5) Strongly agree69628.6
Missing31 
TOTAL2433100.0
380) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A married woman with small children has as much right as her husband to work outside the home. (AGREC7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree29412.1
2) Somewhat disagree52221.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree38715.9
4) Somewhat agree62825.8
5) Strongly agree59924.7
Missing34 
TOTAL2430100.0
381) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - In general, the father should have greater authority than the mother in bringing up children. (AGREC8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree64226.4
2) Somewhat disagree57923.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree53822.1
4) Somewhat agree41417.0
5) Strongly agree26010.7
Missing31 
TOTAL2433100.0
382) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - When a husband's career interests and a wife's career interests conflict, priority should be given to the husband's career interests. (AGREC9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree25510.5
2) Somewhat disagree27211.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree65426.9
4) Somewhat agree66127.2
5) Strongly agree59224.3
Missing30 
TOTAL2434100.0
383) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A husband should not feel uncomfortable if his wife earns a larger salary than he does. (AGREC10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree471.9
2) Somewhat disagree1315.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree29712.2
4) Somewhat agree74530.6
5) Strongly agree121850.0
Missing26 
TOTAL2438100.0
384) What is your age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL245645.05914
385) What is your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male142058.0
2) Female102942.0
Missing15 
TOTAL2449100.0
386) What is your race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian, Aleut, or Eskimo682.8
2) Asian, Pacific Islander10.0
3) White234295.7
4) Black230.9
5) Other140.6
Missing16 
TOTAL2448100.0
387) Please indicate if you are of Spanish origin. (ORIGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not of Spanish origin171999.5
2) Mexican50.3
3) Puerto Rico20.1
4) Cuban10.1
5) Other Spanish10.1
Missing736 
TOTAL1728100.0
388) What is your marital status? (MARSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married, first marriage183874.7
2) Married, remarriage1857.5
3) Separated100.4
4) Divorced532.2
5) Widowed1134.6
6) Never married26110.6
Missing4 
TOTAL2460100.0
389) What is the most appropriate description of your current living arrangements? (LIVARANG)
TOTAL%
1) Alone26310.7
2) With spouse only69928.4
3) With spouse and children128252.1
4) With children only421.7
5) With parents only361.5
6) With parents and siblings only341.4
7) With other relative(s)110.4
8) With other non-relative(s)451.8
9) Other482.0
Missing4 
TOTAL2460100.0
390) Would you say your own health is (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent261.1
2) Good1566.4
3) Fair108644.3
4) Poor118648.3
Missing10 
TOTAL2454100.0
391) What do you consider yourself, politically? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Independent55522.7
2) Democrat31412.8
3) Republican111245.5
4) Other170.7
5) Do not categorize myself44718.3
Missing19 
TOTAL2445100.0
392) Generally, I would define my political views as (POLIVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative29011.9
2) Somewhat conservative127852.6
3) Middle of the road61725.4
4) Somewhat liberal2249.2
5) Very liberal190.8
Missing36 
TOTAL2428100.0
393) Have you ever had any children? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes191077.8
2) No54422.2
Missing10 
TOTAL2454100.0
394) Have you ever been an adoptive parent? (ADOPPARN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1777.3
2) No223992.7
Missing48 
TOTAL2416100.0
395) Have you ever been a foster parent? (FOSPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1265.3
2) No227494.8
Missing64 
TOTAL2400100.0
396) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Females, ages 0-5 (ADPPAR1)
TOTAL%
1) 23079.0
2) 5619.2
3) 51.7
Missing2173 
TOTAL291100.0
397) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Females, ages 6-13 (ADPPAR2)
TOTAL%
1) 28875.8
2) 8522.4
3) 61.6
4) 10.3
Missing2084 
TOTAL380100.0
398) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Females, ages 14-18 (ADPPAR3)
TOTAL%
1) 23583.9
2) 4315.4
3) 10.4
4) 10.4
Missing2184 
TOTAL280100.0
399) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Females, ages 19 and up (ADPPAR4)
TOTAL%
1) 36047.9
2) 24933.2
3) 9312.4
4) 364.8
5) 131.7
Missing1713 
TOTAL751100.0
400) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Males, ages 0-5 (ADPPAR5)
TOTAL%
1) 23080.1
2) 5318.5
3) 20.7
4) 20.7
Missing2177 
TOTAL287100.0
401) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Males, ages 6-13 (ADPPAR6)
TOTAL%
1) 28074.1
2) 8823.3
3) 92.4
5) 10.3
Missing2086 
TOTAL378100.0
402) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Males, ages 14-18 (ADPPAR7)
TOTAL%
1) 21380.4
2) 4818.1
3) 20.8
7) 10.4
8) 10.4
Missing2199 
TOTAL265100.0
403) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Males, ages 19 and up (ADPPAR8)
TOTAL%
1) 35046.2
2) 25233.3
3) 10313.6
4) 385.0
5) 81.1
6) 30.4
7) 10.1
8) 20.3
Missing1707 
TOTAL757100.0
404) Are you currently employed? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, full-time168569.4
2) Yes, part-time25310.4
3) No, not employed but able to work371.5
4) No, unable to work210.9
5) No, retired2289.4
6) No, going to school351.4
7) No, full-time homemaker1666.8
8) No, full-time volunteer20.1
Missing37 
TOTAL2427100.0
405) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING CURRENTLY EMPLOYED: What is the category that best describes your occupation? (EMPLOYA)
TOTAL%
1) Managerial1759.0
2) Professional125664.7
3) Technical713.7
4) Sales763.9
5) Administrative support1075.5
6) Service1216.2
7) Farming, forestry, fishing572.9
8) Craft and repair231.2
9) Operators, fabricators, laborers542.8
Missing524 
TOTAL1940100.0
406) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING CURRENTLY EMPLOYED: Please describe your occupation as fully as possible. (EMPLOYB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19382809.9811623
407) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING CURRENTLY EMPLOYED: Are you employed by a Lutheran congregation, school, or agency? (EMPLOYC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes108453.7
2) No93546.3
Missing445 
TOTAL2019100.0
408) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING CURRENTLY EMPLOYED: How many hours per week do you spend in work-related activity? (EMPLOYD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL205145.52620
409) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING CURRENTLY EMPLOYED: How many hours per week do you spend traveling to and from work? (EMPLOYE)
TOTAL%
0) 30615.4
1) 45523.0
2) 31716.0
3) 27213.7
4) 1025.1
5) 24812.5
6) 753.8
7) 311.6
8) 422.1
9) 70.4
10) 884.4
11) 40.2
12) 180.9
13) 10.1
14) 40.2
15) 30.2
16) 20.1
17) 10.1
18) 10.1
20) 10.1
21) 20.1
24) 10.1
77) 10.1
Missing482 
TOTAL1982100.0
410) If you are married, is your spouse currently employed? (SPSEMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, full-time95847.3
2) Yes, part-time39919.7
3) No, not employed but able to work1668.2
4) No, unable to work301.5
5) No, retired1557.7
6) No, going to school241.2
7) No, full-time homemaker28814.2
8) No, full-time volunteer40.2
Missing440 
TOTAL2024100.0
411) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING MARRIED: Which category best describes your spouse's occupation? (SPSEMPLA)
TOTAL%
1) Managerial14911.0
2) Professional57642.7
3) Technical846.2
4) Sales926.8
5) Administrative Support14410.7
6) Service1279.4
7) Farming, Forestry, Fishing544.0
8) Craft and Repair231.7
9) Operators, Fabricators, Laborers1007.4
Missing1115 
TOTAL1349100.0
412) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING MARRIED: Please describe your spouse's occupation as fully as possible. (SPSEMPLB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13423675.4751856
413) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING MARRIED: Is your spouse employed by a Lutheran congregation, school, or agency? (SPSEMPLC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33724.0
2) No106876.0
Missing1059 
TOTAL1405100.0
414) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING MARRIED: How many hours per week does your spouse spend in work-related activity? (SPSEMPLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL157932.98522
415) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING MARRIED: How many hours per week does your spouse spend traveling to and from work? (SPSEMPLE)
TOTAL%
0) 24917.3
1) 29520.5
2) 23816.5
3) 18412.8
4) 735.1
5) 19513.5
6) 513.5
7) 211.5
8) 251.7
9) 50.3
10) 684.7
12) 141.0
14) 10.1
15) 80.6
20) 70.5
22) 10.1
23) 10.1
24) 10.1
30) 10.1
45) 10.1
50) 10.1
Missing1024 
TOTAL1440100.0
416) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (EDUCATE)
TOTAL%
1) Elementary school graduate or less692.8
2) Some high school943.9
3) High school graduate41417.0
4) Some college38215.6
5) College graduate34614.2
6) Some post-baccalaureate29912.2
7) Master's degree or equivalent41517.0
8) Some post-master's level28011.5
9) Doctoral degree or equivalent1425.8
Missing23 
TOTAL2441100.0
417) What is the highest level of education your spouse has completed? (SPSEDUCT)
TOTAL%
1) Elementary school graduate or less743.6
2) Some high school723.5
3) High school graduate47423.2
4) Some college59329.0
5) College graduate37918.5
6) Some post-baccalaureate22711.1
7) Master's degree or equivalent1195.8
8) Some post-master's level723.5
9) Doctoral degree or equivalent351.7
Missing419 
TOTAL2045100.0
418) How much education have you had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools? - Lutheran elementary school. (EDUCLUTA)
TOTAL%
1) All77032.8
2) Some33614.3
3) None124252.9
Missing116 
TOTAL2348100.0
419) How much education have you had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools? - Lutheran high school. (EDUCLUTB)
TOTAL%
1) All43219.1
2) Some1255.5
3) None170175.3
Missing206 
TOTAL2258100.0
420) How much education have you had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools? - Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod college. (EDUCLUTC)
TOTAL%
1) All77135.1
2) Some31914.5
3) None110850.4
Missing266 
TOTAL2198100.0
421) How much education have you had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools? - Other Lutheran college. (EDUCLUTD)
TOTAL%
1) All814.5
2) Some1096.0
3) None162089.5
Missing654 
TOTAL1810100.0
422) How much education has your spouse had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools? - Lutheran elementary school. (SPEDLUTA)
TOTAL%
1) All57228.7
2) Some20310.2
3) None122161.2
Missing468 
TOTAL1996100.0
423) How much education has your spouse had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools? - Lutheran high school. (SPEDLUTB)
TOTAL%
1) All21111.0
2) Some462.4
3) None166286.6
Missing545 
TOTAL1919100.0
424) How much education has your spouse had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools? - LCMS college. (SPEDLUTC)
TOTAL%
1) All38020.9
2) Some1649.0
3) None127170.0
Missing649 
TOTAL1815100.0
425) How much education has your spouse had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools? - Other Lutheran college. (SPEDLUTD)
TOTAL%
1) All432.8
2) Some644.1
3) None145393.1
Missing904 
TOTAL1560100.0
426) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Does not apply, no children (marked if applicable) (CHLDSCHA)
TOTAL%
1) Marked52422.9
2) Not marked176077.1
Missing180 
TOTAL2284100.0
427) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Lutheran Pre-school (CHLDSCHB)
TOTAL%
1) 21445.1
2) 16334.3
3) 6213.1
4) 275.7
5) 61.3
6) 10.2
7) 10.2
9) 10.2
Missing1989 
TOTAL475100.0
428) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Other pre-school (CHLDSCHC)
TOTAL%
1) 16942.1
2) 16240.4
3) 4912.2
4) 164.0
5) 41.0
6) 10.2
Missing2063 
TOTAL401100.0
429) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Lutheran elementary school (CHLDSCHD)
TOTAL%
1) 17719.1
2) 29331.6
3) 23825.7
4) 13614.7
5) 525.6
6) 202.2
7) 30.3
8) 40.4
9) 30.3
Missing1538 
TOTAL926100.0
430) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Private elementary school (CHLDSCHE)
TOTAL%
1) 2436.4
2) 1725.8
3) 710.6
4) 1015.2
5) 57.6
6) 11.5
7) 11.5
9) 11.5
Missing2398 
TOTAL66100.0
431) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Public elementary school (CHLDSCHF)
TOTAL%
1) 15819.6
2) 27133.5
3) 19123.6
4) 11514.2
5) 485.9
6) 131.6
7) 81.0
8) 20.2
9) 20.2
Missing1656 
TOTAL808100.0
432) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Lutheran high school (CHLDSCHG)
TOTAL%
1) 8429.1
2) 9532.9
3) 5519.0
4) 3411.8
5) 124.2
6) 72.4
8) 20.7
Missing2175 
TOTAL289100.0
433) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Private high school (CHLDSCHH)
TOTAL%
1) 2747.4
2) 1221.1
3) 712.3
4) 915.8
5) 11.8
7) 11.8
Missing2407 
TOTAL57100.0
434) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Public high school (CHLDSCHI)
TOTAL%
1) 16519.8
2) 25130.1
3) 19923.9
4) 13516.2
5) 556.6
6) 161.9
7) 60.7
8) 50.6
9) 20.2
Missing1630 
TOTAL834100.0
435) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod college (CHLDSCHJ)
TOTAL%
1) 14952.7
2) 8229.0
3) 3311.7
4) 103.5
5) 72.5
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
Missing2181 
TOTAL283100.0
436) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Other Lutheran college (CHLDSCHK)
TOTAL%
1) 7974.5
2) 1817.0
3) 43.8
4) 32.8
5) 10.9
6) 10.9
Missing2358 
TOTAL106100.0
437) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Other private college (CHLDSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) 12472.9
2) 2816.5
3) 158.8
4) 31.8
Missing2294 
TOTAL170100.0
438) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school? - Public college (CHLDSCHM)
TOTAL%
1) 23137.0
2) 22335.7
3) 9815.7
4) 477.5
5) 213.4
6) 20.3
7) 10.2
9) 20.3
Missing1839 
TOTAL625100.0
439) What is your income to the nearest $1,000? (INCOME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL223920.24118
440) What is your spouse's income to the nearest $1,000? (SPSINCM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL196813.09622
441) What is the income of any other family members to the nearest $1,000? (INCOTMEM)
TOTAL%
0) 154788.7
1) 331.9
2) 241.4
3) 201.1
4) 130.7
5) 191.1
6) 100.6
7) 70.4
8) 40.2
9) 30.2
10) 140.8
11) 20.1
12) 20.1
13) 40.2
15) 60.3
19) 10.1
20) 90.5
21) 10.1
22) 10.1
24) 20.1
25) 50.3
29) 10.1
30) 20.1
35) 10.1
38) 20.1
40) 30.2
45) 10.1
50) 40.2
75) 10.1
100) 20.1
Missing720 
TOTAL1744100.0
442) In what type of community do you reside? (COMRESID)
TOTAL%
1) Farm26611.0
2) Rural, non-farm1425.9
3) Small town (under 2,500)25410.5
4) City (2,500-9,999)25810.7
5) City (10,000-49,999)36715.2
6) City (50,000-249,999)29612.2
7) Suburb of a city of 50,000-249,9991747.2
8) City (250,000-999,999)1516.2
9) Suburb of a city of 250,000-999,9991807.4
10) City (1,000,000 or more)1024.2
11) Suburb of a city of 1,000,000 or more2319.5
Missing43 
TOTAL2421100.0
443) How did you become a Lutheran? (LUTHROOT)
TOTAL%
1) Reared Lutheran197081.0
2) Through a Lutheran school170.7
3) Through marriage1867.6
4) Converted as an adult2359.7
5) Other251.0
Missing31 
TOTAL2433100.0
444) If you were not reared Lutheran, in what religion were you reared? (REARRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 10.3
2) 20.5
30) 10.3
53) 20.5
56) 6115.7
75) 30.8
81) 8020.6
93) 30.8
100) 123.1
105) 20.5
111) 10.3
123) 10.3
157) 10.3
165) 30.8
167) 92.3
175) 92.3
193) 112.8
196) 30.8
215) 10.3
221) 20.5
255) 10.3
271) 10.3
280) 71.8
281) 20.5
288) 9424.2
294) 10.3
313) 10.3
316) 10.3
347) 10.3
355) 246.2
371) 20.5
403) 10.3
413) 10.3
419) 51.3
431) 10.3
435) 10.3
443) 20.5
449) 51.3
453) 10.3
469) 10.3
500) 10.3
501) 205.1
502) 10.3
503) 30.8
504) 10.3
506) 10.3
508) 10.3
Missing2075 
TOTAL389100.0
445) If you are married, what is you spouse's current religious affiliation? (SPRELAF)
TOTAL%
53) 10.1
56) 90.5
81) 412.1
100) 10.1
167) 10.1
175) 10.1
208) 10.1
269) 10.1
280) 87045.5
281) 40.2
283) 96350.4
288) 70.4
291) 10.1
355) 20.1
360) 10.1
443) 10.1
502) 10.1
508) 10.1
528) 20.1
580) 10.1
802) 10.1
830) 10.1
Missing552 
TOTAL1912100.0
446) If you are married, in what denomination was your spouse reared? (SPSREAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1893255.82291
447) Panel ID number (PANELID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17928032955.6489356287
448) Age category (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 14-19301.2
2) 20-2932013.0
3) 30-3966026.9
4) 40-4953021.6
5) 50-5946819.1
6) 60-6930412.4
7) 70-881445.9
Missing8 
TOTAL2456100.0
449) 1984 Average income - Respondent (RESINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2464-73.236295
450) 1984 Average income - Spouse (SPCINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2464-192.665408
451) 1984 Average income - Other (OTHINC)
TOTAL%
-999) 72229.3
0) 154562.7
1) 331.3
2) 241.0
3) 200.8
4) 130.5
5) 190.8
6) 100.4
7) 70.3
8) 40.2
9) 30.1
10) 140.6
11) 20.1
12) 20.1
13) 40.2
15) 60.2
19) 10.0
20) 90.4
21) 10.0
22) 10.0
24) 20.1
25) 50.2
29) 10.0
30) 20.1
35) 10.0
38) 20.1
40) 30.1
45) 10.0
50) 40.2
75) 10.0
100) 20.1
TOTAL2464100.0
452) 1984 Average income - Household (HHINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2464-557.8987
453) I-SEX: What is your gender (for use with on-line analysis)? (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male142058.0
2) Female102942.0
Missing15 
TOTAL2449100.0
454) I-RACE: What is your race (for use with on-line analysis)? (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian, Aleut, or Eskimo682.8
2) Asian, Pacific Islander10.0
3) White234295.7
4) Black230.9
5) Other140.6
Missing16 
TOTAL2448100.0
455) I-REGION: Region of the Laity (for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast523.8
2) East north central53038.5
3) West north central36526.5
4) South21115.3
5) West21715.8
Missing1089 
TOTAL1375100.0
456) I-MARSTAT: What is your marital status (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-MARSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married202382.2
2) Separated100.4
3) Divorced532.2
4) Widowed1134.6
5) Never marr26110.6
Missing4 
TOTAL2460100.0
457) I-EDUCATE: What is the highest level of education you have completed (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-EDUCATE)
TOTAL%
1) 1636.7
2) High schl79632.6
3) College64526.4
4) Master's69528.5
5) Doctorate1425.8
Missing23 
TOTAL2441100.0
458) I-AGECAT: Age category (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) <20301.2
2) 20-3998039.9
3) 40-5999840.6
4) 60-8844818.2
Missing8 
TOTAL2456100.0