New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Pastors Survey, 1992

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Case ID (CASE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL396198.785115
2) Location of church (state) (CHSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Maine10.3
2) Massachusetts30.8
5) Connecticut20.6
7) New York123.4
8) Pennsylvania30.8
9) Maryland30.8
10) New Jersey51.4
12) Ohio113.1
13) Indiana92.5
14) Michigan51.4
15) Illinois164.5
16) Wisconsin20.6
17) Minnesota61.7
19) South Dakota10.3
20) Nebraska20.6
21) Kansas82.2
22) Iowa20.6
23) Florida123.4
24) Georgia51.4
25) South Carolina20.6
26) North Carolina30.8
27) Virginia72.0
28) Kentucky20.6
29) Tennessee20.6
30) Alabama41.1
31) Mississippi10.3
32) Louisiana30.8
33) Arkansas20.6
34) West Virginia20.6
35) Missouri61.7
36) Texas92.5
37) Oklahoma30.8
38) Arizona185.1
39) New Mexico41.1
40) Montana41.1
42) Idaho30.8
43) Utah30.8
44) Colorado102.8
45) Nevada30.8
46) Washington113.1
47) Oregon113.1
48) California13237.1
50) Hawaii30.8
Missing41 
TOTAL356100.0
3) How would you describe the social class composition of the neighborhood in which your congregation is located? (SOCCLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Upper class30.9
2) Upper middle class226.8
3) Middle class -- white collar8526.3
4) Middle class -- working class15347.4
5) Lower middle class5316.4
6) Lower class72.2
Missing74 
TOTAL323100.0
4) Which of the categories below most closely describes the location of the church that you pastor? (LOCATION)
TOTAL%
1) In a small town (under 50,000)12933.3
2) In a medium city (50,000-250,000)11730.2
3) In a large city (over 250,000)7920.4
4) In a suburb near a medium-size city133.4
5) In a suburb near a large-size city4912.7
Missing10 
TOTAL387100.0
5) Please estimate the racial/ethnic composition of the community in which your church is located. -- Percentage black (i.e. 10 = 10 percent black) (BLA_COMM)
TOTAL%
0) 123.6
.25) 10.3
.5) 20.6
1) 5316.0
2) 3510.5
2.5) 20.6
3) 226.6
4) 61.8
5) 7021.1
6) 30.9
7) 10.3
8) 20.6
9) 10.3
10) 4212.7
12) 61.8
15) 144.2
18) 10.3
20) 226.6
21) 10.3
25) 30.9
28) 10.3
30) 154.5
35) 20.6
39) 10.3
40) 41.2
45) 10.3
49) 10.3
50) 41.2
55) 10.3
75) 10.3
85) 10.3
95) 10.3
Missing65 
TOTAL332100.0
6) Please estimate the racial/ethnic composition of the community in which your church is located. -- Percentage Asian (i.e. 10 = 10 percent Asian) (ASIACOMM)
TOTAL%
0) 134.6
.5) 20.7
1) 5118.2
2) 238.2
2.5) 41.4
3) 3412.1
3.5) 10.4
4) 31.1
5) 6824.3
6) 51.8
8) 31.1
10) 5318.9
15) 20.7
18) 10.4
20) 20.7
25) 31.1
28) 10.4
30) 20.7
40) 10.4
50) 10.4
60) 10.4
65) 10.4
82) 10.4
99) 20.7
100) 20.7
Missing117 
TOTAL280100.0
7) Please estimate the racial/ethnic composition of the community in which your church is located. -- Percentage white (10 = 10 percent white) (WHT_COMM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38573.62322
8) Please estimate the racial/ethnic composition of the community in which your church is located. -- Percentage Hispanic (i.e. 10 = 10 percent Hispanic) (HISPCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) 82.6
.5) 31.0
1) 3210.4
1.5) 10.3
1.75) 10.3
2) 154.9
2.5) 20.6
3) 92.9
4) 61.9
5) 5016.2
6) 31.0
7) 41.3
8) 92.9
9) 41.3
10) 4113.3
12) 10.3
13) 20.6
15) 227.1
16) 10.3
18) 20.6
19) 10.3
20) 237.5
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
23) 10.3
24) 10.3
25) 123.9
28) 10.3
30) 227.1
33) 10.3
35) 61.9
37) 10.3
39) 10.3
40) 31.0
43) 10.3
47) 10.3
50) 51.6
60) 51.6
75) 10.3
76) 10.3
80) 10.3
95) 10.3
100) 10.3
Missing89 
TOTAL308100.0
9) Please estimate the racial/ethnic composition of the community in which your church is located. -- Percentage Other1 (i.e. 10 = 10 percent other) (OTH1COMM)
TOTAL%
0) 1615.4
1) 2524.0
2) 98.7
3) 54.8
4) 32.9
5) 1716.3
6) 11.0
7) 21.9
10) 1312.5
14) 21.9
15) 11.0
20) 54.8
25) 11.0
30) 11.0
35) 11.0
60) 11.0
65) 11.0
Missing293 
TOTAL104100.0
10) Please estimate the racial/ethnic composition of the community in which your church is located. -- Percentage Other2 (i.e. 10 = 10 percent other) 999=Missing (OTH2COMM)
TOTAL%
0) 41.0
999) 39399.0
TOTAL397100.0
11) Please indicate the racial/ethnic composition of your congregation. -- Percentage black (i.e. 10 = 10 percent black) (BLK_CONG)
TOTAL%
0) 3714.5
.05) 10.4
.25) 10.4
.5) 72.7
1) 7127.7
2) 4417.2
2.5) 10.4
3) 197.4
4) 93.5
5) 3513.7
6) 10.4
7) 20.8
8) 31.2
10) 145.5
11) 20.8
12) 10.4
13) 10.4
15) 31.2
20) 10.4
25) 10.4
30) 10.4
45) 10.4
Missing141 
TOTAL256100.0
12) Please indicate the racial/ethnic composition of your congregation. -- Percentage Asian(i.e. 10 = 10 percent Asian) (ASIACONG)
TOTAL%
0) 4219.4
.5) 62.8
1) 6027.8
2) 2712.5
2.5) 20.9
3) 167.4
4) 52.3
5) 3013.9
6) 10.5
8) 31.4
10) 125.6
12) 10.5
15) 10.5
18) 10.5
25) 10.5
28) 10.5
39) 10.5
45) 10.5
99) 20.9
100) 31.4
Missing181 
TOTAL216100.0
13) Please indicate the racial/ethnic composition of your congregation. -- Percentage white (i.e. 10 = 10 percent white) (WHT_CONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38986.79718
14) Please indicate the racial/ethnic composition of your congregation. -- Percentage Hispanic (i.e. 10 = 10 percent Hispanic) (HISPCONG)
TOTAL%
0) 145.1
.5) 41.5
1) 3512.8
1.75) 10.4
2) 2910.6
2.5) 10.4
3) 176.2
3.5) 10.4
4) 82.9
5) 4014.7
6) 10.4
7) 62.2
8) 41.5
9) 10.4
10) 3813.9
11) 31.1
12) 20.7
15) 62.2
16) 10.4
19) 20.7
20) 134.8
25) 62.2
28) 10.4
29) 10.4
30) 72.6
33) 10.4
35) 31.1
38) 10.4
40) 82.9
42) 10.4
45) 20.7
48) 10.4
49) 10.4
50) 62.2
55) 10.4
75) 10.4
80) 10.4
97) 10.4
99) 10.4
100) 20.7
Missing124 
TOTAL273100.0
15) Please indicate the racial/ethnic composition of your congregation. -- Percentage Other1 (i.e. 10 = 10 percent other) (OTH1CONG)
TOTAL%
0) 2332.4
1) 1216.9
2) 1318.3
3) 34.2
3.5) 11.4
5) 68.5
7) 22.8
8) 11.4
10) 34.2
11) 22.8
13) 11.4
14) 11.4
15) 11.4
45) 11.4
60) 11.4
Missing326 
TOTAL71100.0
16) Please indicate the racial/ethnic composition of your congregation. -- Percentage Other2 (i.e. 10 = 10 percent other) (OTH2CONG)
TOTAL%
0) 888.9
6) 111.1
Missing388 
TOTAL9100.0
17) Please indicate the age characteristics of your congregation on a typical Sunday morning. -- Percentage of children 12 years or younger (PCTLT12)
TOTAL%
0) 30.8
1) 20.5
2.5) 10.3
4) 20.5
5) 92.4
8) 20.5
9) 20.5
10) 215.6
12) 10.3
14) 10.3
15) 195.0
16) 20.5
17) 10.3
18) 20.5
19) 10.3
20) 7219.0
22) 10.3
23) 30.8
24) 20.5
25) 5213.8
26) 41.1
27) 102.6
28) 20.5
29) 20.5
30) 6517.2
31) 10.3
32) 30.8
33) 102.6
34) 41.1
35) 256.6
36) 30.8
37) 30.8
38) 10.3
39) 20.5
40) 246.3
42) 20.5
43) 10.3
44) 10.3
45) 30.8
48) 20.5
50) 41.1
51) 10.3
60) 20.5
75) 10.3
80) 10.3
85) 10.3
90) 10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL378100.0
18) Please indicate the age characteristics of your congregation on a typical Sunday morning. -- Percentage of adolescents between the ages of 13 and 17 (PCT13T17)
TOTAL%
0) 20.5
1) 61.6
2) 215.7
2.5) 20.5
3) 174.6
4) 123.3
5) 9425.5
6) 82.2
7) 143.8
7.5) 10.3
8) 195.2
9) 51.4
10) 10829.3
11) 71.9
12) 102.7
13) 20.5
14) 20.5
15) 164.3
16) 10.3
17) 20.5
18) 10.3
19) 20.5
20) 133.5
50) 20.5
205) 10.3
Missing29 
TOTAL368100.0
19) Please indicate the age characteristics of your congregation on a typical Sunday morning. -- Percentage of young adults between the ages of 18 and 22 (PCT18T22)
TOTAL%
0) 144.0
1) 113.2
1.5) 10.3
2) 257.2
2.5) 20.6
3) 329.2
4) 102.9
5) 7521.6
6) 113.2
7) 72.0
8) 123.4
9) 20.6
10) 9326.7
11) 10.3
12) 20.6
13) 20.6
15) 195.5
16) 10.3
18) 10.3
19) 10.3
20) 154.3
22) 10.3
25) 51.4
27) 10.3
30) 20.6
40) 10.3
205) 10.3
Missing49 
TOTAL348100.0
20) Please indicate the age characteristics of your congregation on a typical Sunday morning. -- Percentage of adults between the ages of 23 and 32 (PCT23T32)
TOTAL%
0) 10.3
1) 20.5
3) 20.5
4) 20.5
5) 92.4
6) 30.8
7) 30.8
8) 20.5
10) 307.9
12) 51.3
13) 102.6
14) 41.1
15) 184.7
16) 20.5
17) 51.3
18) 71.8
20) 7419.5
21) 51.3
22) 51.3
23) 41.1
24) 20.5
25) 5414.2
26) 30.8
27) 82.1
28) 82.1
30) 348.9
31) 10.3
32) 20.5
33) 30.8
35) 112.9
40) 184.7
42) 20.5
44) 30.8
45) 51.3
50) 133.4
51) 10.3
54) 10.3
60) 51.3
61) 10.3
65) 41.1
70) 20.5
80) 20.5
85) 10.3
90) 20.5
605) 10.3
Missing17 
TOTAL380100.0
21) Please indicate the age characteristics of your congregation on a typical Sunday morning. -- Percentage of adults between the ages of 33 and 45 (PCT33T45)
TOTAL%
0) 10.3
5) 92.4
6) 10.3
8) 41.1
9) 30.8
10) 215.6
11) 10.3
12) 10.3
13) 41.1
14) 10.3
15) 123.2
17) 20.5
18) 30.8
19) 30.8
20) 4411.6
21) 30.8
22) 82.1
23) 61.6
24) 41.1
25) 5514.6
26) 51.3
27) 92.4
28) 71.9
29) 30.8
30) 5113.5
32) 30.8
33) 61.6
34) 51.3
35) 246.3
36) 20.5
37) 10.3
38) 41.1
39) 20.5
40) 246.3
41) 10.3
43) 20.5
44) 30.8
45) 112.9
48) 20.5
50) 143.7
55) 20.5
57) 10.3
60) 30.8
65) 10.3
70) 10.3
75) 20.5
80) 20.5
90) 10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL378100.0
22) Please indicate the age characteristics of your congregation on a typical Sunday morning. -- Percentage of adults 46 years of age or older (PCTGT45)
TOTAL%
0) 30.8
1) 185.0
2) 164.5
2.5) 10.3
3) 174.7
4) 154.2
5) 9727.1
6) 123.4
7) 51.4
8) 113.1
9) 61.7
10) 8523.7
11) 30.8
12) 41.1
13) 41.1
14) 20.6
15) 226.1
16) 20.6
17) 10.3
19) 20.6
20) 215.9
21) 20.6
23) 10.3
25) 51.4
30) 10.3
40) 10.3
42.5) 10.3
Missing39 
TOTAL358100.0
23) Please estimate the following sex characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage of females (PCTFEMAL)
TOTAL%
25) 10.3
30) 20.5
35) 10.3
40) 71.8
42) 10.3
43) 10.3
44) 10.3
45) 92.4
46) 10.3
47) 20.5
48) 41.0
49) 20.5
50) 12231.9
51) 20.5
52) 153.9
53) 71.8
54) 41.0
55) 7018.3
56) 51.3
57) 20.5
58) 20.5
59) 41.0
60) 9725.4
61) 10.3
62.5) 10.3
63) 10.3
65) 92.4
66) 10.3
70) 41.0
75) 20.5
80) 10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL382100.0
24) Please estimate the following sex characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage of males (PCTMALE)
TOTAL%
20) 10.3
25) 20.5
30) 41.0
34) 10.3
35) 71.8
37) 10.3
37.5) 10.3
39) 10.3
40) 9625.1
41) 41.0
42) 20.5
43) 20.5
44) 51.3
45) 7319.1
46) 30.8
47) 71.8
48) 153.9
49) 20.5
50) 12332.2
51) 20.5
52) 41.0
53) 20.5
54) 10.3
55) 92.4
56) 10.3
57) 10.3
58) 10.3
60) 82.1
65) 10.3
70) 10.3
75) 10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL382100.0
25) Please estimate the following marital status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage of single, never married (SING_NM)
TOTAL%
0) 51.3
1) 71.9
2) 184.9
3) 30.8
4) 41.1
5) 4010.8
6) 20.5
7) 30.8
8) 113.0
9) 30.8
10) 6517.5
11) 10.3
12) 30.8
13) 10.3
14) 30.8
15) 318.4
16) 20.5
17) 51.3
18) 30.8
19) 20.5
20) 5314.3
21) 10.3
24) 10.3
25) 195.1
26) 20.5
27) 20.5
28) 30.8
29) 20.5
30) 267.0
31) 10.3
32) 20.5
33) 10.3
35) 61.6
37) 20.5
40) 113.0
42) 10.3
43) 20.5
45) 41.1
46) 10.3
47) 10.3
48) 10.3
50) 71.9
54) 10.3
55) 10.3
60) 41.1
70) 30.8
85) 10.3
Missing26 
TOTAL371100.0
26) Please estimate the following marital status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage of married, never divorced (MARR_ND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37752.10119
27) Please estimate the following marital status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage of married and previously divorced (MARR_PD)
TOTAL%
0) 30.8
1) 51.4
2) 123.4
3) 72.0
4) 51.4
5) 318.7
6) 72.0
7) 30.8
8) 82.2
9) 41.1
10) 5314.8
11) 41.1
12) 72.0
13) 41.1
14) 30.8
15) 277.6
18) 41.1
19) 41.1
20) 4813.4
21) 10.3
22) 20.6
23) 41.1
24) 30.8
25) 205.6
26) 10.3
27) 10.3
28) 20.6
29) 30.8
30) 257.0
33) 30.8
35) 82.2
37) 20.6
38) 20.6
40) 133.6
41) 10.3
44) 10.3
45) 41.1
47) 10.3
50) 72.0
53) 20.6
57) 10.3
60) 10.3
65) 20.6
68) 10.3
70) 30.8
73) 10.3
75) 10.3
80) 20.6
Missing40 
TOTAL357100.0
28) Please estimate the following marital status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage of divorced (DIVOR)
TOTAL%
0) 123.5
1) 164.6
2) 318.9
3) 226.3
4) 102.9
5) 7020.2
6) 133.7
7) 41.2
8) 144.0
9) 41.2
10) 8023.1
11) 51.4
12) 30.9
13) 72.0
14) 41.2
15) 164.6
16) 20.6
17) 20.6
18) 30.9
20) 226.3
23) 10.3
25) 30.9
30) 20.6
132) 10.3
Missing50 
TOTAL347100.0
29) Please estimate the following marital status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage of separated (SEPAR)
TOTAL%
0) 4314.5
.5) 10.3
.75) 10.3
1) 6722.6
2) 5317.9
3) 237.8
4) 175.7
5) 6622.3
6) 10.3
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
9) 10.3
10) 196.4
15) 10.3
20) 10.3
Missing101 
TOTAL296100.0
30) Please estimate the following marital status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage of widowed (WIDOW)
TOTAL%
0) 4817.7
.5) 20.7
.75) 10.4
1) 8230.3
2) 5118.8
3) 155.5
4) 114.1
5) 4516.6
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
8) 10.4
9) 20.7
10) 93.3
12) 10.4
20) 10.4
Missing126 
TOTAL271100.0
31) Please estimate the following education characteristics of adults in your congregation (highest levels attained) -- Percentage that are less than high school graduates (LTHSGRAD)
TOTAL%
0) 268.1
1) 257.8
2) 3310.3
2.5) 20.6
3) 144.4
4) 41.2
5) 8225.5
6) 51.6
7) 72.2
8) 41.2
9) 51.6
10) 6119.0
12) 20.6
13) 20.6
15) 92.8
16) 10.3
20) 113.4
22) 10.3
25) 92.8
27) 10.3
28) 10.3
30) 30.9
34) 10.3
35) 10.3
40) 41.2
42) 10.3
50) 10.3
55) 10.3
60) 10.3
65) 10.3
70) 10.3
80) 10.3
Missing76 
TOTAL321100.0
32) Please estimate the following education characteristics of adults in your congregation (highest levels attained) -- Percentage that are high school graduates (HSGRAD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36535.90523
33) Please estimate the following education characteristics of adults in your congregation (highest levels attained) -- Percentage that have had some college, trade, or vocational school (SOMECOLL)
TOTAL%
3) 20.5
5) 195.2
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
10) 4211.5
13) 30.8
14) 41.1
15) 174.7
16) 10.3
17) 30.8
18) 20.5
19) 30.8
20) 6718.4
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
23) 20.5
24) 41.1
25) 318.5
27) 20.5
29) 20.5
30) 328.8
31) 20.5
32) 20.5
33) 30.8
35) 123.3
36) 20.5
37) 10.3
38.5) 10.3
39) 10.3
40) 359.6
45) 71.9
50) 246.6
54) 10.3
55) 20.5
60) 92.5
65) 20.5
68) 10.3
69) 10.3
70) 41.1
75) 41.1
76) 10.3
78) 10.3
80) 30.8
84) 10.3
90) 41.1
98) 10.3
Missing32 
TOTAL365100.0
34) Please estimate the following education characteristics of adults in your congregation (highest levels attained) -- Percentage that are college graduates (COLLGRAD)
TOTAL%
0) 41.1
2) 61.6
3) 30.8
4) 41.1
5) 154.1
8) 20.5
10) 5615.2
11) 30.8
12) 41.1
13) 10.3
14) 30.8
15) 267.1
16) 10.3
18) 51.4
20) 6417.4
23) 30.8
24) 20.5
25) 308.2
27) 20.5
28) 20.5
30) 349.2
31) 10.3
32) 10.3
33) 30.8
35) 143.8
36) 20.5
37) 10.3
38) 20.5
40) 246.5
43) 10.3
45) 61.6
50) 143.8
55) 10.3
57) 10.3
60) 92.4
62) 10.3
68) 20.5
70) 113.0
80) 30.8
90) 10.3
Missing29 
TOTAL368100.0
35) Please estimate the following education characteristics of adults in your congregation (highest levels attained) -- Percentage that have done post-graduate work or achieved graduate degrees (GRADSCH)
TOTAL%
0) 175.1
.02) 10.3
.5) 10.3
1) 164.8
2) 3410.3
2.5) 10.3
3) 123.6
4) 82.4
5) 9528.7
6) 51.5
7) 41.2
8) 41.2
9) 10.3
10) 7422.4
11) 20.6
12) 30.9
13) 20.6
15) 185.4
16) 30.9
17) 10.3
18) 20.6
20) 164.8
21) 20.6
25) 30.9
30) 41.2
40) 10.3
45) 10.3
Missing66 
TOTAL331100.0
36) Please estimate the following socio-economic status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage that are upper-class or upper middle-class professionals (UPPCLASS)
TOTAL%
0) 4113.1
.02) 10.3
1) 237.3
2) 258.0
3) 134.2
4) 72.2
5) 7624.3
6) 20.6
7) 41.3
8) 10.3
10) 6621.1
12) 10.3
15) 144.5
20) 185.8
24) 10.3
25) 72.2
30) 51.6
33) 10.3
35) 10.3
40) 20.6
50) 31.0
80) 10.3
Missing84 
TOTAL313100.0
37) Please estimate the following socio-economic status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage that are middle-class white-collar professionals (MIDWHITE)
TOTAL%
0) 92.5
.1) 10.3
1) 72.0
2) 72.0
3) 20.6
4) 10.3
5) 195.3
6) 20.6
7) 10.3
8) 41.1
9) 20.6
10) 4011.2
11) 10.3
12) 10.3
13) 30.8
15) 154.2
16) 10.3
17) 20.6
18) 10.3
20) 5214.5
23) 10.3
24) 20.6
25) 226.1
28) 10.3
29) 10.3
30) 4011.2
31) 10.3
33) 20.6
34) 10.3
35) 113.1
36) 20.6
38) 20.6
39) 20.6
40) 298.1
45) 72.0
46) 10.3
47) 20.6
49) 10.3
50) 205.6
55) 30.8
58) 10.3
60) 143.9
65) 72.0
67) 10.3
70) 51.4
75) 10.3
80) 51.4
90) 10.3
91) 10.3
Missing39 
TOTAL358100.0
38) Please estimate the following socio-economic status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage that are middle-class blue-collar workers (MIDBLUE)
TOTAL%
0) 30.8
2) 20.5
3) 10.3
4) 10.3
5) 102.7
7) 20.5
10) 123.3
15) 123.3
18) 10.3
20) 297.9
22) 10.3
23) 20.5
24) 20.5
25) 246.5
26) 10.3
29) 10.3
30) 4612.5
31) 10.3
32) 10.3
33) 20.5
35) 215.7
38) 20.5
39) 10.3
40) 4913.3
41) 20.5
44) 20.5
45) 82.2
46) 10.3
47) 20.5
48) 41.1
49) 10.3
50) 3810.3
51) 20.5
53) 20.5
54) 10.3
56) 10.3
57) 10.3
60) 267.1
64) 10.3
65) 51.4
68) 10.3
70) 123.3
75) 82.2
80) 133.5
81) 10.3
90) 51.4
95) 10.3
100) 30.8
Missing29 
TOTAL368100.0
39) Please estimate the following socio-economic status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage that are lower middle-class workers (LOWMID)
TOTAL%
0) 41.2
1) 51.4
2) 51.4
3) 30.9
4) 41.2
5) 247.0
6) 41.2
7) 20.6
8) 20.6
9) 20.6
10) 7521.7
11) 10.3
12) 30.9
13) 10.3
14) 41.2
15) 4011.6
16) 20.6
17) 20.6
19) 30.9
20) 6017.4
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
23) 20.6
24) 10.3
25) 247.0
26) 20.6
27) 10.3
30) 144.1
31) 10.3
32) 10.3
33) 20.6
34) 10.3
35) 51.4
38) 10.3
40) 154.3
43) 30.9
50) 72.0
60) 41.2
63) 10.3
68) 10.3
75) 41.2
80) 41.2
85) 10.3
93) 10.3
95) 10.3
Missing52 
TOTAL345100.0
40) Please estimate the following socio-economic status characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percentage that are lower-class workers (LOWCLASS)
TOTAL%
0) 113.8
1) 113.8
2) 93.1
3) 103.5
4) 41.4
5) 8128.3
6) 41.4
7) 10.3
8) 62.1
9) 20.7
10) 7726.9
11) 31.0
12) 20.7
13) 20.7
14) 10.3
15) 155.2
18) 20.7
20) 238.0
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
23) 20.7
25) 41.4
28) 10.3
34) 20.7
35) 10.3
40) 20.7
49) 10.3
50) 10.3
70) 20.7
80) 20.7
90) 20.7
Missing111 
TOTAL286100.0
41) Please estimate the following characteristics of adults in your congregation -- Percent currently unemployed (who are seeking work) (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) 309.3
.5) 20.6
1) 3410.6
2) 4313.4
2.5) 10.3
3) 226.9
4) 51.6
5) 8024.9
6) 41.2
7) 61.9
8) 144.4
9) 10.3
10) 4313.4
11) 10.3
12) 10.3
15) 134.0
20) 61.9
25) 72.2
30) 30.9
31) 10.3
50) 10.3
70) 10.3
80) 10.3
81) 10.3
Missing76 
TOTAL321100.0
42) In what year was this congregation founded? 19_____ (FOUNDED)
TOTAL%
1) 20.5
42) 10.3
56) 10.3
62) 10.3
63) 10.3
64) 10.3
66) 10.3
70) 10.3
71) 10.3
72) 10.3
73) 30.8
74) 30.8
75) 20.5
76) 61.5
77) 61.5
78) 82.1
79) 123.1
80) 164.1
81) 174.4
82) 266.7
83) 184.6
84) 143.6
85) 379.5
86) 328.2
87) 307.7
88) 256.4
89) 287.2
90) 4311.1
91) 4110.6
92) 82.1
96) 10.3
1887) 10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL388100.0
43) Has this church always been affiliated with the Vineyard? (AFFVINE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29977.5
2) No8722.5
Missing11 
TOTAL386100.0
44) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CHURCH HAS NOT ALWAYS BEEN AFFILIATED WITH THE VINEYARD: In what year did it affiliate as a Vineyard Fellowship? 19_____ (YRAFFIL)
TOTAL%
1) 10.5
72) 10.5
74) 21.0
76) 31.5
77) 42.0
78) 10.5
79) 21.0
80) 52.5
81) 63.0
82) 84.0
83) 94.5
84) 115.4
85) 2110.4
86) 146.9
87) 167.9
88) 115.4
89) 2210.9
90) 2411.9
91) 3517.3
92) 63.0
Missing195 
TOTAL202100.0
45) Not counting yourself, how many other senior pastors of this congregation have there been since this church was started? (SRPASTRN)
TOTAL%
0) 27274.1
1) 6417.4
2) 184.9
3) 71.9
4) 30.8
7) 20.5
12) 10.3
Missing30 
TOTAL367100.0
46) Please indicate the typical Sunday morning attendance during each of the following calendar years. -- 1988 (ATT1988)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL263216.753460
47) Please indicate the typical Sunday morning attendance during each of the following calendar years. -- 1989 (ATT1989)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL288244.413507
48) Please indicate the typical Sunday morning attendance during each of the following calendar years. -- 1990 (ATT1990)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL331262.943551
49) Please indicate the typical Sunday morning attendance during each of the following calendar years. -- 1991 (ATT1991)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL378299.328615
50) What is the annual budget of your church? (BUDGET)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL366182226.699314268
51) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CHURCH HAS A BUILDING FUND: Approximately how much money have you accumulated in this fund? (BUILDFND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL18449066.478103671
52) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CHURCH HAS A BUILDING FUND: What is the purpose of the fund? (FNDPRPSE)
TOTAL%
1) To upgrade facilities4032.5
2) To build new facilities8367.5
Missing274 
TOTAL123100.0
53) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CHURCH HAS A BUILDING FUND: When do you plan on beginning construction? (1990 = plan to begin construction in 1990) (CONSTRCT)
TOTAL%
0) 35.2
.5) 58.6
1) 58.6
2) 11.7
91) 23.4
92) 2339.7
93) 915.5
94) 712.1
95) 23.4
1993) 11.7
Missing339 
TOTAL58100.0
54) In what type of facilities does your church currently meet? -- Rented facilities (RENTFACL)
TOTAL%
1) Checked30977.8
2) Not checked8822.2
TOTAL397100.0
55) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE RENTING FACILITIES (RENTFACL): Please specify the type of facility your church currently meets in (e.g., school, community hall, etc.) (CHURFACL)
56) In what type of facilities does your church currently meet? -- Our own facilities (OWNFACL)
TOTAL%
1) Checked8721.9
2) Not checked31078.1
TOTAL397100.0
57) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO OWN FACILITIES (OWNFACL): What is the approximate size of your grounds in acres? (GRNDSIZE)
TOTAL%
0) 22.5
.25) 22.5
.75) 33.7
1) 44.9
1.25) 11.2
1.5) 22.5
1.7) 11.2
1.8) 11.2
2) 1214.8
2.5) 22.5
3) 89.9
3.3) 11.2
3.5) 67.4
3.8) 11.2
4) 33.7
4.5) 22.5
5) 78.6
5.5) 11.2
6) 11.2
7) 11.2
7.5) 11.2
8) 11.2
10) 11.2
10.05) 11.2
12) 44.9
13) 22.5
14) 11.2
15) 11.2
25) 11.2
26) 11.2
28) 11.2
31) 11.2
40) 11.2
2500) 11.2
8000) 11.2
21083) 11.2
Missing316 
TOTAL81100.0
58) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO OWN FACILITIES (OWNFACL): What is the approximate size of your buildings in square feet? (BLDGSIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8616127.3619870
59) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO BOTH RENT AND OWN FACILITIES: What is the size of grounds that you own in acres? (GRDSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) 233.3
2) 233.3
5) 116.7
12) 116.7
Missing391 
TOTAL6100.0
60) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO BOTH RENT AND OWN FACILITIES: What is the size of buildings that you own in square feet? (BLDGSIZ)
TOTAL%
0) 114.3
45) 114.3
2750) 114.3
3400) 114.3
13000) 114.3
14000) 114.3
30000) 114.3
Missing390 
TOTAL7100.0
61) Your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male391100.0
Missing6 
TOTAL391100.0
62) Your race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White37195.1
2) Hispanic153.8
3) Asian30.8
5) Black10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL390100.0
63) Your age in years? (AGE)
TOTAL%
22) 10.3
23) 10.3
24) 10.3
27) 20.5
28) 30.8
29) 20.5
30) 71.8
31) 71.8
32) 82.1
33) 174.4
34) 194.9
35) 235.9
36) 235.9
37) 174.4
38) 266.7
39) 276.9
40) 328.2
41) 307.7
42) 215.4
43) 194.9
44) 184.6
45) 184.6
46) 153.8
47) 71.8
48) 30.8
49) 102.6
50) 51.3
51) 61.5
52) 30.8
53) 30.8
54) 30.8
55) 41.0
56) 20.5
57) 10.3
58) 30.8
59) 10.3
64) 10.3
68) 10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL390100.0
64) Your marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Never married30.8
2) Married, never divorced33886.7
3) Married and previously divorced4812.3
4) Divorced10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL390100.0
65) Do you have children or youth living in your household in any of the following groups? -- Less than 5 years old (CHLT5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13097.7
2) No32.3
Missing264 
TOTAL133100.0
66) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN LESS THAN 5 YEARS OLD LIVING IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD: How many children do you have less than 5 years old living in your household? (CHLT5N)
TOTAL%
1) 8163.8
2) 3527.6
3) 107.9
5) 10.8
Missing270 
TOTAL127100.0
67) Do you have children or youth living in your household in any of the following groups? -- 5 to 12 years old (CH5T12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23798.8
2) No31.3
Missing157 
TOTAL240100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 5 AND 12 LIVING IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD: How many children do you have between 5 and 12 years old living in your household? (CH5T12N)
TOTAL%
1) 8737.8
2) 10344.8
3) 3314.3
4) 52.2
5) 10.4
12) 10.4
Missing167 
TOTAL230100.0
69) Do you have children or youth living in your household in any of the following groups? -- 13 to 17 years old (CH13T17)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14798.7
2) No21.3
Missing248 
TOTAL149100.0
70) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13 AND 17 YEARS OLD LIVING IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD: How many children do you have between 13 and 17 years old living in your household? (CH13T17N)
TOTAL%
1) 7955.6
2) 5135.9
3) 96.3
4) 21.4
5) 10.7
Missing255 
TOTAL142100.0
71) Do you have children or youth living in your household in any of the following groups? -- 18 to 22 years old (CH18T22)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6698.5
2) No11.5
Missing330 
TOTAL67100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 AND 22 YEARS OLD LIVING IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD: How many children do you have between 18 and 22 years old living in your household? (CH18T22N)
TOTAL%
1) 4777.0
2) 1118.0
3) 23.3
4) 11.6
Missing336 
TOTAL61100.0
73) Do you have children or youth living in your household in any of the following groups? -- Over 22 years old (CHGT22)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17100.0
Missing380 
TOTAL17100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OVER 22 YEARS OLD LIVING IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD: How many children do you have over 22 years old do you have living in your household? (CHGT22N)
TOTAL%
1) 1381.3
2) 212.5
3) 16.3
Missing381 
TOTAL16100.0
75) Does your family household include a stepparent or a stepchild? (STEPCHPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes246.2
2) No36493.8
Missing9 
TOTAL388100.0
76) What is the highest level of (non-seminary/non-ministry related) formal education that you have completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate20.5
2) High school graduate4511.5
3) Some college, trade, or vocational school14837.9
4) College degree11930.4
5) Post-graduate work348.7
6) Post-graduate degree4311.0
Missing6 
TOTAL391100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: What is your spouse's education? (EDUC_SP)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate133.4
2) High school graduate7820.1
3) Some college, trade, or vocational school17043.8
4) College degree8421.6
5) Post-graduate work256.4
6) Post-graduate degree184.6
Missing9 
TOTAL388100.0
78) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: What is your spouse's employment status? (EMPLY_SP)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time5614.7
2) Working part time11329.6
3) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work10.3
4) Not working because of temporary illness, vacation, or strike20.5
5) Retired30.8
6) In school20.5
7) Keeping house20553.7
Missing15 
TOTAL382100.0
79) At age 16, in what city were you living? (CTYAT16)
80) At age 16, in what state were you living? (ST_AT16)
TOTAL%
1) Maine10.3
2) Massachusetts30.8
3) New Hampshire20.5
5) Connecticut30.8
7) New York143.8
8) Pennsylvania41.1
9) Maryland61.6
10) New Jersey61.6
12) Ohio123.2
13) Indiana71.9
14) Michigan92.4
15) Illinois195.1
16) Wisconsin82.2
17) Minnesota102.7
20) Nebraska30.8
21) Kansas82.2
22) Iowa41.1
23) Florida41.1
24) Georgia30.8
25) South Carolina20.5
26) North Carolina20.5
27) Virginia20.5
28) Kentucky10.3
29) Tennessee30.8
30) Alabama41.1
31) Mississippi20.5
32) Louisiana10.3
34) West Virginia10.3
35) Missouri113.0
36) Texas71.9
37) Oklahoma61.6
38) Arizona61.6
39) New Mexico20.5
40) Montana10.3
42) Idaho10.3
43) Utah10.3
44) Colorado82.2
45) Nevada41.1
46) Washington92.4
47) Oregon92.4
48) California16143.4
50) Hawaii10.3
Missing26 
TOTAL371100.0
81) Which of the categories comes closest to the type of place you were living at age 16? (TOWNTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) In a small town (under 50,000)10126.2
2) In a medium city (50,000-250,000)11930.8
3) In a large city (over 250,000)8622.3
4) In open country, but not on a farm143.6
5) On a farm174.4
6) In a suburb near a medium city143.6
7) In a suburb near a large city359.1
Missing11 
TOTAL386100.0
82) How would you describe the religious affiliation of your upbringing? (CHRELAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant5614.5
2) Evangelical Protestant9524.6
3) Liberal Protestant6015.5
4) Roman Catholic8622.3
5) No affiliation6917.9
6) Other205.2
Missing11 
TOTAL386100.0
83) How frequently did you attend Sunday morning services per month in the church of your upbringing? (SNDYSERV)
TOTAL%
0) 7119.5
.5) 20.5
1) 143.8
1.5) 10.3
2) 215.8
2.5) 30.8
3) 318.5
3.5) 20.5
4) 19553.4
4.5) 195.2
6) 10.3
8) 30.8
12) 20.5
Missing32 
TOTAL365100.0
84) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How would you describe the religious affiliation of your spouse's upbringing? (RELAFFSP)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant5915.6
2) Evangelical Protestant10628.1
3) Liberal Protestant6517.2
4) Roman Catholic8723.1
5) No affiliation4411.7
6) Other164.2
Missing20 
TOTAL377100.0
85) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How frequently did your spouse attend Sunday morning services (per month in the church of spouse's upbringing)? (SDYSERSP)
TOTAL%
0) 4612.5
.5) 20.5
1) 359.5
2) 339.0
2.5) 20.5
3) 236.3
3.5) 10.3
4) 19553.0
4.5) 113.0
5) 10.3
6) 20.5
7) 10.3
8) 102.7
9) 10.3
12) 41.1
16) 10.3
Missing29 
TOTAL368100.0
86) How would you describe your religious affiliation during the year before you became involved with the Vineyard Fellowship? (AFFYBVIN)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant5113.5
2) Evangelical Protestant19852.4
3) Liberal Protestant92.4
4) Roman Catholic164.2
5) No affiliation7519.8
6) Other297.7
Missing19 
TOTAL378100.0
87) How frequently were you attending Sunday morning services per month before the year that you became involved with the Vineyard Fellowship? (ATTYBVIN)
TOTAL%
0) 5915.6
1) 61.6
1.5) 10.3
2) 92.4
2.5) 20.5
3) 41.1
4) 24264.0
4.5) 133.4
5) 41.1
6) 20.5
7) 10.3
8) 154.0
9) 10.3
10) 41.1
12) 71.9
13.5) 10.3
15) 10.3
16) 20.5
20) 30.8
21) 10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL378100.0
88) At what age did you become a born-again Christian? (AGEBNAGN)
TOTAL%
2) 30.8
4) 41.0
5) 71.8
6) 92.3
7) 102.6
8) 102.6
9) 82.0
10) 102.6
11) 102.6
12) 92.3
13) 133.3
14) 123.1
15) 123.1
16) 184.6
17) 235.9
18) 184.6
19) 276.9
20) 246.1
21) 246.1
22) 164.1
23) 153.8
24) 143.6
25) 102.6
26) 143.6
27) 123.1
28) 102.6
29) 112.8
30) 143.6
31) 10.3
32) 82.0
33) 30.8
34) 10.3
35) 20.5
37) 20.5
39) 10.3
40) 10.3
42) 10.3
43) 10.3
45) 10.3
46) 10.3
48) 10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL391100.0
89) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE BORN-AGAIN CHRISTIANS: In what Christian group or church did this born-again experience occur? (WHERBNAG)
TOTAL%
1) Vineyard5815.1
2) Other32684.9
Missing13 
TOTAL384100.0
90) Check all of the following that describe your family experience as a child -- For some part of my childhood, I lived in a single-parent family. (CHSINGPT)
TOTAL%
1) Checked7919.9
2) Not checked31880.1
TOTAL397100.0
91) Check all of the following that describe your family experience as a child -- My parents divorced while I was still living at home. (CHDIVOR)
TOTAL%
1) Checked6917.4
2) Not checked32882.6
TOTAL397100.0
92) Check all of the following that describe your family experience as a child -- One or both of my parents abused alcohol or drugs. (ABUSALCO)
TOTAL%
1) Checked11228.2
2) Not checked28571.8
TOTAL397100.0
93) Check all of the following that describe your family experience as a child -- I grew up in a loving and nurturing family environment. (NURTURE)
TOTAL%
1) Checked24361.2
2) Not checked15438.8
TOTAL397100.0
94) Check all of the following that describe your family experience as a child -- One or both of my parents attended church almost weekly. (PRTATCHU)
TOTAL%
1) Checked22255.9
2) Not checked17544.1
TOTAL397100.0
95) Check all of the following that describe your family experience as a child -- One of my parents was a pastor/minister of a church. (PRTMNSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Checked317.8
2) Not checked36692.2
TOTAL397100.0
96) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- Prayer is an important part of my daily life. (PRT_MIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37294.4
2) Somewhat agree215.3
4) Strongly disagree10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL394100.0
97) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- I am very interested in politics and national affairs. (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11529.5
2) Somewhat agree23961.3
3) Somewhat disagree338.5
5) Not sure/don't know30.8
Missing7 
TOTAL390100.0
98) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- The public elementary schools in this area should teach sex education in grades four through eight. (SEX_EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree41.0
2) Somewhat agree4511.6
3) Somewhat disagree9323.9
4) Strongly disagree22958.9
5) Not sure/don't know184.6
Missing8 
TOTAL389100.0
99) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- I would object if a member of my family wanted to bring a friend of a different race home to dinner. (RACE_REL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree71.8
2) Somewhat agree30.8
3) Somewhat disagree61.5
4) Strongly disagree37595.4
5) Not sure/don't know20.5
Missing4 
TOTAL393100.0
100) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- Minority races should not push themselves where they're not wanted. (MINORITY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30.8
2) Somewhat agree3810.2
3) Somewhat disagree9926.5
4) Strongly disagree19752.8
5) Not sure/don't know369.7
Missing24 
TOTAL373100.0
101) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- There should be laws against marriages between minority races and whites. (INTRRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20.5
3) Somewhat disagree143.6
4) Strongly disagree37294.9
5) Not sure/don't know41.0
Missing5 
TOTAL392100.0
102) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- Women should take care of running their homes, and leave running the country up to men. (GNDRRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree225.7
2) Somewhat agree7319.1
3) Somewhat disagree13033.9
4) Strongly disagree14938.9
5) Not sure/don't know92.3
Missing14 
TOTAL383100.0
103) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- I approve of a married woman earning money in business or industry if she has a husband capable of supporting her. (FAMROLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8422.2
2) Somewhat agree17646.4
3) Somewhat disagree6316.6
4) Strongly disagree307.9
5) Not sure/don't know266.9
Missing18 
TOTAL379100.0
104) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than most women. (MENINPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4411.6
2) Somewhat agree14337.6
3) Somewhat disagree8021.1
4) Strongly disagree6717.6
5) Not sure/don't know4612.1
Missing17 
TOTAL380100.0
105) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- It should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if she is married and does not want any more children. (PREGABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10.3
3) Somewhat disagree41.0
4) Strongly disagree38798.5
5) Not sure/don't know10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL393100.0
106) Most of the following questions are drawn from national option surveys. Please feel free not to answer any questions that you consider to be too personal. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements. -- It should be possible for a woman to obtain a legal abortion if she wants it for any reason. (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10.3
3) Somewhat disagree20.5
4) Strongly disagree38899.0
5) Not sure/don't know10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL392100.0
107) What is your political party affiliation? (POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican29677.5
2) Independent205.2
3) Democrat71.8
4) No affiliation5915.4
Missing15 
TOTAL382100.0
108) How often during elections do you try to show people why they should vote for one of the parties or candidates? (INFLVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Often235.9
2) Sometimes10025.6
3) Rarely14436.8
4) Never12431.7
Missing6 
TOTAL391100.0
109) In terms of politics, do you consider yourself? (LIBVSCON)
TOTAL%
3) Slightly liberal51.3
4) Moderate, middle of the road164.1
5) I don't care about politics30.8
6) Slightly conservative7018.1
7) Conservative25966.9
8) Extremely conservative277.0
9) I don't know71.8
Missing10 
TOTAL387100.0
110) In the 1988 presidential election, I voted for: (PRESELEC)
TOTAL%
1) George Bush33790.1
2) Another candidate20.5
3) Michael Dukakis30.8
4) I didn't vote in this election328.6
Missing23 
TOTAL374100.0
111) Should someone who is against all churches and religion -- Be allowed to make a speech in your city? (FREESPCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34789.7
2) No277.0
3) I don't know133.4
Missing10 
TOTAL387100.0
112) Should someone who is against all churches and religion -- Be allowed to teach in a college or university? (TEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32083.1
2) No4712.2
3) I don't know184.7
Missing12 
TOTAL385100.0
113) If some people in your community suggested that a book written against churches and religion be taken out of our public library, would you favor removing this book or not? (CENSOR)
TOTAL%
1) Favor7118.5
2) Not favor24564.0
3) I don't know6717.5
Missing14 
TOTAL383100.0
114) Suppose there is a community-wide vote on the general housing issue. Of these two possible laws, which would you vote for? (LAW)
TOTAL%
1) A law saying that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to even if he prefers not to sell to minority races.11429.6
2) A law saying that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of his/her race or color.24162.6
3) I don't know307.8
Missing12 
TOTAL385100.0
115) What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner? (EXMARREL)
TOTAL%
1) It is always wrong39299.5
2) It is almost always wrong10.3
3) I don't know10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL394100.0
116) What is your opinion about sexual relations between two adults of the same sex? (SAMESEX)
TOTAL%
1) It is always wrong39199.5
4) It is wrong only sometimes10.3
5) It is not wrong at all10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL393100.0
117) Growing up, how frequently did you attend rock concerts? (RCKCNRT)
TOTAL%
1) Often10125.7
2) A few times18146.1
3) Once194.8
4) Never9223.4
Missing4 
TOTAL393100.0
118) How do you rate your musical skills/aptitude compared to that of the general population? (MUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Very low5514.0
2) Somewhat low4110.4
3) Average13033.0
4) Somewhat high13233.5
5) Very high369.1
Missing3 
TOTAL394100.0
119) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE MUSICAL SKILLS: How frequently do you sing or play at worship services? (CHURMUSC)
TOTAL%
1) Never9931.7
2) Occasionally8326.6
3) Fairly frequently309.6
4) Frequently10032.1
Missing85 
TOTAL312100.0
120) (Optional) Prior to becoming a Christian, how often did you have the following experiences? (You may skip this question if you consider the answers to be too personal.) -- Smoked marijuana and/or used illegal drugs (SMKEPOT)
TOTAL%
1) Often13436.0
2) A few times8623.1
3) Once195.1
4) Never13335.8
Missing25 
TOTAL372100.0
121) (Optional) Prior to becoming a Christian, how often did you have the following experiences? (You may skip this question if you consider the answers to be too personal.) -- Abused alcohol (ABUSEALC)
TOTAL%
1) Often16243.4
2) A few times11430.6
3) Once71.9
4) Never9024.1
Missing24 
TOTAL373100.0
122) (Optional) Prior to becoming a Christian, how often did you have the following experiences? (You may skip this question if you consider the answers to be too personal.) -- Engaged in homosexual activity (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Often20.6
2) A few times102.8
3) Once61.7
4) Never34595.0
Missing34 
TOTAL363100.0
123) (Optional) Prior to becoming a Christian, how often did you have the following experiences? (You may skip this question if you consider the answers to be too personal.) -- Engaged in premarital sex (PRMARSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Often12635.0
2) A few times10529.2
3) Once205.6
4) Never10930.3
Missing37 
TOTAL360100.0
124) (Optional) Prior to becoming a Christian, how often did you have the following experiences? (You may skip this question if you consider the answers to be too personal.) -- Engaged in extramarital sex (EXMRTLSX)
TOTAL%
1) Often143.9
2) A few times287.8
3) Once82.2
4) Never30986.1
Missing38 
TOTAL359100.0
125) (Optional) Prior to becoming a Christian, how often did you have the following experiences? (You may skip this question if you consider the answers to be too personal.) -- Were physically and/or sexually abused (ABUSED)
TOTAL%
1) Often41.1
2) A few times3810.5
3) Once246.6
4) Never29581.7
Missing36 
TOTAL361100.0
126) How long have you been a pastor (in years)? (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
.25) 10.3
.5) 20.5
.75) 20.5
1) 215.3
1.5) 30.8
2) 174.3
2.5) 82.0
3) 164.1
3.5) 41.0
4) 123.0
4.5) 30.8
5) 276.9
5.5) 20.5
6) 287.1
7) 235.8
7.5) 10.3
8) 225.6
8.5) 10.3
9) 153.8
9.5) 10.3
10) 358.9
10.5) 10.3
11) 194.8
12) 276.9
13) 123.0
14) 164.1
14.5) 10.3
15) 174.3
15.5) 10.3
16) 112.8
17) 61.5
17.5) 10.3
18) 71.8
19) 30.8
20) 82.0
21) 41.0
22) 30.8
23) 20.5
24) 20.5
26) 30.8
29) 10.3
30) 20.5
31) 10.3
42) 10.3
50) 10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL394100.0
127) How long have you been a pastor at this church (in years)? (YRSATCHU)
TOTAL%
.25) 30.8
.5) 82.0
.75) 51.3
1) 4411.2
1.5) 133.3
1.75) 10.3
2) 4611.7
2.5) 112.8
3) 328.2
3.5) 51.3
4) 276.9
4.5) 30.8
5) 317.9
5.5) 41.0
6) 307.7
6.5) 10.3
7) 287.1
7.5) 20.5
8) 205.1
8.5) 20.5
9) 92.3
9.5) 10.3
10) 256.4
10.5) 10.3
11) 92.3
12) 61.5
13) 51.3
14) 82.0
15) 41.0
15.5) 10.3
16) 30.8
18) 10.3
19) 10.3
20) 10.3
21) 10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL392100.0
128) Are you ordained? (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1) No307.6
2) Yes36392.4
Missing4 
TOTAL393100.0
129) Have you been a pastor at any church other than this one? (PASTROTH)
TOTAL%
1) No15840.8
2) Yes22959.2
Missing10 
TOTAL387100.0
130) In addition to being the pastor at this church, do you also have other employment? (ADDEMPLY)
TOTAL%
1) No26667.9
2) Yes12632.1
Missing5 
TOTAL392100.0
131) Did becoming a pastor require changing your career? (CHNGJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No15038.9
2) Yes23661.1
Missing11 
TOTAL386100.0
132) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree10.3
4) Disagree266.6
5) Strongly disagree36392.4
Missing4 
TOTAL393100.0
133) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- Not all the churches have God's Truth; many are in serious error. (GODTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28572.7
2) Agree8621.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree133.3
4) Disagree61.5
5) Strongly disagree20.5
Missing5 
TOTAL392100.0
134) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- The only absolute truth for humankind is Jesus Christ. (ABSTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37896.4
2) Agree123.1
5) Strongly disagree20.5
Missing5 
TOTAL392100.0
135) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- All the great religions of the world are equally good and true. (RELEQUAL)
TOTAL%
4) Disagree164.1
5) Strongly disagree37595.9
Missing6 
TOTAL391100.0
136) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- Only the followers of Jesus Christ and members of His church can be saved. (SAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35390.7
2) Agree287.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree51.3
4) Disagree30.8
Missing8 
TOTAL389100.0
137) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- The primary purpose of men and women in this life is to prepare for the next life. (PREPARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13635.3
2) Agree12331.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree4812.5
4) Disagree4712.2
5) Strongly disagree318.1
Missing12 
TOTAL385100.0
138) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- It is not as important to worry about life after death as what one can do in this life. (WORRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree205.2
2) Agree6316.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree4411.5
4) Disagree10427.2
5) Strongly disagree15239.7
Missing14 
TOTAL383100.0
139) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- I believe in a divine judgment after death where some shall be rewarded and others punished. (JUDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36593.1
2) Agree256.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree10.3
5) Strongly disagree10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL392100.0
140) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- Today people should think for themselves about religion and not accept the teachings of any one church. (THINK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4712.3
2) Agree9023.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree7018.4
4) Disagree8823.1
5) Strongly disagree8622.6
Missing16 
TOTAL381100.0
141) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- The individual can find religious truth without any help from a church. (RELTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5514.1
2) Agree18046.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree4712.1
4) Disagree7318.7
5) Strongly disagree359.0
Missing7 
TOTAL390100.0
142) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- Religious ideas should be the result of the individual's search, without regard to any churches or church teachings. (SEARCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree71.8
2) Agree348.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree5213.4
4) Disagree18146.5
5) Strongly disagree11529.6
Missing8 
TOTAL389100.0
143) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- To know God's Truth, it is important to follow the teachings of ministers. (TEACHING)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree184.7
2) Agree9925.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree12331.9
4) Disagree10326.8
5) Strongly disagree4210.9
Missing12 
TOTAL385100.0
144) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- God's Truth was given to the church, and all persons must follow the church's teachings. (FLLWTEA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree225.8
2) Agree7519.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree10828.5
4) Disagree12031.7
5) Strongly disagree5414.2
Missing18 
TOTAL379100.0
145) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Listed below are statements expressing attitudes toward people in other countries who have never heard about Christ. -- I believe that if we do not preach Christ to them, they will be damned forever. (DAMNED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12131.7
2) Agree13635.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree5414.1
4) Disagree5213.6
5) Strongly disagree195.0
Missing15 
TOTAL382100.0
146) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Listed below are statements expressing attitudes toward people in other countries who have never heard about Christ. -- I don't believe they will be damned, but I do have a desire to share the love of Christ with them. (DESIRE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5815.6
2) Agree359.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree5214.0
4) Disagree13636.6
5) Strongly disagree9124.5
Missing25 
TOTAL372100.0
147) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Listed below are statements expressing attitudes toward people in other countries who have never heard about Christ. -- I believe that we shouldn't worry about them because there are so many people in this country who haven't heard about Christ. (THISCNTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20.5
2) Agree20.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree112.8
4) Disagree11830.4
5) Strongly disagree25565.7
Missing9 
TOTAL388100.0
148) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. Listed below are statements expressing attitudes toward people in other countries who have never heard about Christ. -- I believe that we should respect their religions and stop trying to impose Christianity on them. (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree30.8
4) Disagree6416.4
5) Strongly disagree32082.1
Missing7 
TOTAL390100.0
149) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. There are many different ways of picturing God. We'd like to know the kinds of images you are most likely to associate with God. Below are four sets of contrasting images. For each set, indicate by circling the appropriate number where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images. (For example, if you imagine God as Father, you would circle "7"; if you imagine God as Mother, you would circle "1"; if you imagine God as somewhere between Father and Mother, you would circle 2, 3, 4, or 6.) (MOTHFATH)
TOTAL%
4) 174.5
5) 338.7
6) 7118.6
7) Father26068.2
Missing16 
TOTAL381100.0
150) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. There are many different ways of picturing God. We'd like to know the kinds of images you are most likely to associate with God. Below are four sets of contrasting images. For each set, indicate by circling the appropriate number where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images. (For example, if you imagine God as Spouse, you would circle "7"; if you imagine God as Master, you would circle "1"; if you imagine God as somewhere between Spouse and Master, you would circle 2, 3, 4, or 6.) (MSTRSPOU)
TOTAL%
1) Master18549.3
2) 5013.3
3) 379.9
4) 7520.0
5) 143.7
6) 51.3
7) Spouse92.4
Missing22 
TOTAL375100.0
151) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. There are many different ways of picturing God. We'd like to know the kinds of images you are most likely to associate with God. Below are four sets of contrasting images. For each set, indicate by circling the appropriate number where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images. (For example, if you imagine God as Lover, you would circle "7"; if you imagine God as Judge, you would circle "1"; if you imagine God as somewhere between Lover and Judge, you would circle 2, 3, 4, or 6.) (JDGELOVR)
TOTAL%
1) Judge4612.6
2) 30.8
3) 195.2
4) 18049.5
5) 4913.5
6) 4412.1
7) Lover236.3
Missing33 
TOTAL364100.0
152) The following questions are identical to those asked on a recent survey of Presbyterian clergy. Your opinions on this question will be valuable in comparing differences between Vineyard Fellowship pastors with ministers in mainline denominations. There are many different ways of picturing God. We'd like to know the kinds of images you are most likely to associate with God. Below are four sets of contrasting images. For each set, indicate by circling the appropriate number where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images. (For example, if you imagine God as King, you would circle "7"; if you imagine God as Friend, you would circle "1"; if you imagine God as somewhere between King and Friend, you would circle 2, 3, 4, or 6.) (FRNDKING)
TOTAL%
1) Friend164.5
2) 72.0
3) 164.5
4) 22061.8
5) 4612.9
6) 185.1
7) King339.3
Missing41 
TOTAL356100.0
153) Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? (BIBATIT)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.8923.2
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God. It contains no errors, but some verses are to be taken symbolically rather than literally.28173.4
3) The Bible is the inspired word of God, but it may contain historical or scientific errors.133.4
Missing14 
TOTAL383100.0
154) What is your conviction about the return of Christ? (RETURN)
TOTAL%
1) I believe that Christ will return within the next decade.3710.1
2) I believe that Christ will return within my lifetime.17447.3
3) It is not our place to speculate on the time when Christ will return.15742.7
Missing29 
TOTAL368100.0
155) Type of church (CHURTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Vineyard18446.7
2) Calvary21053.3
Missing3 
TOTAL394100.0
156) I-CHREGN: Location of church (state) (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-CHREGN)
TOTAL%
0) Northeast267.3
1) Midwest6819.1
2) South6016.9
3) West20256.7
Missing41 
TOTAL356100.0
157) I-CLASS: How would you describe the social class composition of the neighborhood in which your congregation is located? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-CLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Up/Up-mid257.7
1) Wht collar8526.3
2) Wkng class15347.4
3) Low/Lw-mid6018.6
Missing74 
TOTAL323100.0
158) I-CHLOCAT: Which of the categories below most closely describes the location of the church that you pastor? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-CHLOCAT)
TOTAL%
1) In a small town (under 50,000)12933.3
2) In a medium city (50,000-250,000)11730.2
3) In a large city (over 250,000)7920.4
4) In a suburb near a medium-size city133.4
5) In a suburb near a large-size city4912.7
Missing10 
TOTAL387100.0
159) I-AGE: Your age in years? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 22-346817.4
1) 35-3911629.7
2) 40-4412030.8
3) 45-495313.6
4) 50 & over338.5
Missing7 
TOTAL390100.0
160) I-MARITAL: Your marital status? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Mar,nev dv33886.7
1) Mar,prv dv4812.3
2) Not marr'd41.0
Missing7 
TOTAL390100.0
161) I-EDUCATN: What is the highest level of (non-seminary/non-ministry related) formal education that you have completed? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
0) HS & less4712.0
1) Some coll.14837.9
2) Coll. degr11930.4
3) Post-grad7719.7
Missing6 
TOTAL391100.0
162) I-RELUPBR: How would you describe the religious affiliation of your upbringing? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RELUPBR)
TOTAL%
0) Fnd/Ev Prt15139.1
1) Libl Prot6015.5
2) Roman Cath8622.3
3) No affil.6917.9
4) Other205.2
Missing11 
TOTAL386100.0
163) I-POLPARTY: What is your political party affiliation? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican29677.5
2) Independent205.2
3) Democrat71.8
4) No affiliation5915.4
Missing15 
TOTAL382100.0
164) I-CHTYPE: Type of church (for use with on-line analysis) (I-CHTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Vineyard18446.7
2) Calvary21053.3
Missing3 
TOTAL394100.0