Spiritual Well-Being in the United States and Sweden, 1979

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Group number (GROUP)
TOTAL%
1) 726.8
2) 70.7
3) 282.6
4) 464.4
5) 252.4
6) 524.9
7) 181.7
8) 100.9
9) 16916.0
10) 938.8
11) 363.4
12) 141.3
13) 100.9
14) 706.6
15) 151.4
16) 222.1
17) 595.6
51) 90.9
52) 121.1
53) 181.7
54) 292.7
55) 333.1
56) 10.1
58) 222.1
59) 212.0
60) 797.5
61) 70.7
62) 242.3
64) 20.2
66) 282.6
68) 242.3
69) 20.2
TOTAL1057100.0
2) Respondent ID (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL105735.10636
3) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - Right now my life is happy. (HAPPY)
TOTAL%
0) No response40.4
1) I strongly agree.31029.3
2) I agree.48145.5
3) I tend to agree.19318.3
4) I tend to disagree.353.3
5) I disagree.141.3
6) I strongly disagree.141.3
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree60.6
TOTAL1057100.0
4) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I have found the meaning of my life. (MEANING)
TOTAL%
0) No response111.0
1) I strongly agree.30028.4
2) I agree.26425.0
3) I tend to agree.25624.3
4) I tend to disagree.13012.3
5) I disagree.524.9
6) I strongly disagree.252.4
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree171.6
Missing2 
TOTAL1055100.0
5) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - The world owes me a living. (WORLDOWE)
TOTAL%
0) No response212.0
1) I strongly agree.222.1
2) I agree.444.2
3) I tend to agree.878.2
4) I tend to disagree.21120.0
5) I disagree.25524.1
6) I strongly disagree.41038.8
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree70.7
TOTAL1057100.0
6) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I have inner peace. (INRPEACE)
TOTAL%
0) No response111.0
1) I strongly agree.25624.2
2) I agree.32831.1
3) I tend to agree.28727.2
4) I tend to disagree.1019.6
5) I disagree.323.0
6) I strongly disagree.292.7
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree121.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
7) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - Having a strong religious faith is not important to me personally. (FAITH)
TOTAL%
0) No response70.7
1) I strongly agree.595.6
2) I agree.444.2
3) I tend to agree.585.5
4) I tend to disagree.817.7
5) I disagree.16916.0
6) I strongly disagree.63159.7
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree80.8
TOTAL1057100.0
8) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I believe in the goodness of all people. (PEOPGOOD)
TOTAL%
0) No response121.1
1) I strongly agree.14213.4
2) I agree.21820.6
3) I tend to agree.26224.8
4) I tend to disagree.13612.9
5) I disagree.10810.2
6) I strongly disagree.17616.7
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree30.3
TOTAL1057100.0
9) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I believe in life after death. (AFTERLIF)
TOTAL%
0) No response151.4
1) I strongly agree.68564.8
2) I agree.15714.9
3) I tend to agree.1029.6
4) I tend to disagree.323.0
5) I disagree.333.1
6) I strongly disagree.262.5
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree70.7
TOTAL1057100.0
10) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I love myself. (LOVESELF)
TOTAL%
0) No response121.1
1) I strongly agree.18617.6
2) I agree.38136.1
3) I tend to agree.31029.4
4) I tend to disagree.777.3
5) I disagree.383.6
6) I strongly disagree.413.9
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree111.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
11) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - My life has no purpose. (NOPURP)
TOTAL%
0) No response60.6
1) I strongly agree.302.8
2) I agree.171.6
3) I tend to agree.383.6
4) I tend to disagree.959.0
5) I disagree.21920.7
6) I strongly disagree.64961.4
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree30.3
TOTAL1057100.0
12) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I know that God has forgiven my sins. (GODFRGIV)
TOTAL%
0) No response161.5
1) I strongly agree.58855.6
2) I agree.21720.5
3) I tend to agree.14313.5
4) I tend to disagree.312.9
5) I disagree.141.3
6) I strongly disagree.424.0
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree60.6
TOTAL1057100.0
13) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - My religious faith gives meaning to my life. (FTHMEAN)
TOTAL%
0) No response100.9
1) I strongly agree.58054.9
2) I agree.20819.7
3) I tend to agree.14013.2
4) I tend to disagree.454.3
5) I disagree.312.9
6) I strongly disagree.363.4
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree70.7
TOTAL1057100.0
14) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - My faith helps me to make decisions. (FTHDECS)
TOTAL%
0) No response100.9
1) I strongly agree.41639.4
2) I agree.29427.8
3) I tend to agree.20419.3
4) I tend to disagree.575.4
5) I disagree.282.6
6) I strongly disagree.403.8
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree80.8
TOTAL1057100.0
15) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I have harmony with myself. (HARMONY)
TOTAL%
0) No response90.9
1) I strongly agree.17216.3
2) I agree.43841.5
3) I tend to agree.30328.7
4) I tend to disagree.888.3
5) I disagree.201.9
6) I strongly disagree.141.3
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree121.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
16) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - Most people are friendly to me. (FRIENDLY)
TOTAL%
0) No response50.5
1) I strongly agree.24323.0
2) I agree.54751.8
3) I tend to agree.23121.9
4) I tend to disagree.212.0
5) I disagree.40.4
6) I strongly disagree.30.3
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree30.3
TOTAL1057100.0
17) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - All that I am and ever hope to be I owe to others. (IOWEOTH)
TOTAL%
0) No response242.3
1) I strongly agree.575.4
2) I agree.12912.2
3) I tend to agree.28426.9
4) I tend to disagree.26525.1
5) I disagree.17917.0
6) I strongly disagree.1019.6
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree171.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
18) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - Compared to other people, I get down in the dumps too often. (INDUMPS)
TOTAL%
0) No response100.9
1) I strongly agree.333.1
2) I agree.636.0
3) I tend to agree.15114.3
4) I tend to disagree.29628.0
5) I disagree.32931.1
6) I strongly disagree.16615.7
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree90.9
TOTAL1057100.0
19) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - All people are sinners. (SINNERS)
TOTAL%
0) No response191.8
1) I strongly agree.52950.0
2) I agree.16415.5
3) I tend to agree.13012.3
4) I tend to disagree.797.5
5) I disagree.424.0
6) I strongly disagree.858.0
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree90.9
TOTAL1057100.0
20) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I am annoyed when someone asks me to help them out of a jam. (HELPOUT)
TOTAL%
0) No response131.2
1) I strongly agree.181.7
2) I agree.434.1
3) I tend to agree.10610.0
4) I tend to disagree.18917.9
5) I disagree.38036.0
6) I strongly disagree.30729.0
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree10.1
TOTAL1057100.0
21) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I believe that Jesus Christ is my own personal Savior. (SAVIOR)
TOTAL%
0) No response131.2
1) I strongly agree.60657.3
2) I agree.16415.5
3) I tend to agree.12311.6
4) I tend to disagree.686.4
5) I disagree.282.6
6) I strongly disagree.484.5
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree70.7
TOTAL1057100.0
22) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - The Holy Spirit lives in me. (HOLYSPRT)
TOTAL%
0) No response201.9
1) I strongly agree.49646.9
2) I agree.23622.3
3) I tend to agree.18217.2
4) I tend to disagree.524.9
5) I disagree.232.2
6) I strongly disagree.424.0
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree60.6
TOTAL1057100.0
23) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - If my ideas about religion were different, my life-style would be very different. (LIFESTYL)
TOTAL%
0) No response201.9
1) I strongly agree.35934.0
2) I agree.23622.3
3) I tend to agree.21620.4
4) I tend to disagree.10810.2
5) I disagree.605.7
6) I strongly disagree.484.5
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree100.9
TOTAL1057100.0
24) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I personally do have spiritual well-being. (WELLBENG)
TOTAL%
0) No response191.8
1) I strongly agree.23922.6
2) I agree.37435.4
3) I tend to agree.30328.7
4) I tend to disagree.676.3
5) I disagree.232.2
6) I strongly disagree.272.6
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree50.5
TOTAL1057100.0
25) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - My friends believe that I have spiritual well-being. (FRNDWLBG)
TOTAL%
0) No response666.2
1) I strongly agree.17016.1
2) I agree.36934.9
3) I tend to agree.30428.8
4) I tend to disagree.837.9
5) I disagree.191.8
6) I strongly disagree.302.8
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree161.5
TOTAL1057100.0
26) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - My family members believe that I have spiritual well-being. (FAMWLBG)
TOTAL%
0) No response636.0
1) I strongly agree.21120.0
2) I agree.40037.8
3) I tend to agree.26525.1
4) I tend to disagree.636.0
5) I disagree.262.5
6) I strongly disagree.282.6
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree10.1
TOTAL1057100.0
27) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - It is possible for everybody to have spiritual well-being. (ALLWLBG)
TOTAL%
0) No response222.1
1) I strongly agree.32430.7
2) I agree.32130.4
3) I tend to agree.21019.9
4) I tend to disagree.878.2
5) I disagree.484.5
6) I strongly disagree.413.9
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree40.4
TOTAL1057100.0
28) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - Most people have spiritual well-being. (MOSTWLBG)
TOTAL%
0) No response363.4
1) I strongly agree.171.6
2) I agree.696.5
3) I tend to agree.20119.0
4) I tend to disagree.33231.4
5) I disagree.21420.2
6) I strongly disagree.18217.2
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree60.6
TOTAL1057100.0
29) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I try hard to keep my religion separate from the rest of my life. (RELSEPAR)
TOTAL%
0) No response191.8
1) I strongly agree.343.2
2) I agree.262.5
3) I tend to agree.575.4
4) I tend to disagree.17616.7
5) I disagree.25924.5
6) I strongly disagree.48245.6
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree30.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
30) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - Efforts to deal with the most difficult problems of humanity by religious means are a waste of time and resources. (RELWASTE)
TOTAL%
0) No response232.2
1) I strongly agree.272.6
2) I agree.232.2
3) I tend to agree.595.6
4) I tend to disagree.17516.6
5) I disagree.25424.1
6) I strongly disagree.49346.7
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree20.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
31) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I do not want a group residence or half-way house for ex-convicts, alcoholics, drug addicts, or mentally ill people near my home. (NOTNEAR)
TOTAL%
0) No response171.6
1) I strongly agree.333.1
2) I agree.504.7
3) I tend to agree.13913.2
4) I tend to disagree.21920.7
5) I disagree.24222.9
6) I strongly disagree.35333.4
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree40.4
TOTAL1057100.0
32) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - Organized religion (church, synagogue, etc.) has hindered or harmed my own spiritual well-being more than it has helped. (HINDERED)
TOTAL%
0) No response282.7
1) I strongly agree.242.3
2) I agree.312.9
3) I tend to agree.625.9
4) I tend to disagree.17016.1
5) I disagree.29227.7
6) I strongly disagree.44642.2
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree30.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
33) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I once had spiritual well-being but have lost it. (LOSTWLBG)
TOTAL%
0) No response252.4
1) I strongly agree.191.8
2) I agree.191.8
3) I tend to agree.514.8
4) I tend to disagree.12011.4
5) I disagree.31629.9
6) I strongly disagree.50647.9
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree10.1
TOTAL1057100.0
34) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I believe that Jesus Christ died for my sins. (DIEDSINS)
TOTAL%
0) No response121.1
1) I strongly agree.67163.5
2) I agree.19318.3
3) I tend to agree.858.0
4) I tend to disagree.282.6
5) I disagree.252.4
6) I strongly disagree.383.6
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree50.5
TOTAL1057100.0
35) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - God is the Creator and Supreme Being of the universe. (CREATOR)
TOTAL%
0) No response100.9
1) I strongly agree.80275.9
2) I agree.12812.1
3) I tend to agree.646.1
4) I tend to disagree.151.4
5) I disagree.151.4
6) I strongly disagree.222.1
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree10.1
TOTAL1057100.0
36) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I have peace with God. (PEACEGOD)
TOTAL%
0) No response232.2
1) I strongly agree.48545.9
2) I agree.30829.1
3) I tend to agree.15814.9
4) I tend to disagree.444.2
5) I disagree.111.0
6) I strongly disagree.242.3
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree40.4
TOTAL1057100.0
37) For each item, indicate the answer that best represents your personal opinion or characteristic. - I'll be happy when I die because I'll go to be with God forever. (GODFOREV)
TOTAL%
0) No response474.4
1) I strongly agree.46844.3
2) I agree.24423.1
3) I tend to agree.19218.2
4) I tend to disagree.333.1
5) I disagree.302.8
6) I strongly disagree.353.3
7) In between tend to agree and tend to disagree80.8
TOTAL1057100.0
38) Which ONE of the following statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual Word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.19718.8
2) The Bible is the inspired Word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.76973.4
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by men.827.8
Missing9 
TOTAL1048100.0
39) How important to you are your religious beliefs? (IMPBELFS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important75471.7
2) Fairly important22121.0
3) Not too important535.0
4) Not at all important242.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1052100.0
40) Compared to ten years ago, is your spiritual well-being now better, the same, or worse? (BETTWLBG)
TOTAL%
1) Better76674.1
2) The same18517.9
3) Worse838.0
Missing23 
TOTAL1034100.0
41) What is your most important source of spiritual well-being (even if you do not now have it)? (SOURCEWB)
TOTAL%
1) Your own self929.0
2) Other people15415.1
3) Nature555.4
4) God15815.4
5) Jesus Christ31731.0
6) Three or more of the above choices807.8
7) Both God and Jesus Christ817.9
8) Other combination of two items454.4
9) Other414.0
Missing34 
TOTAL1023100.0
42) Did you, yourself, attend church or synagogue in the last seven days? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79275.5
2) No25724.5
Missing8 
TOTAL1049100.0
43) How often do you usually attend religious services in a church or synagogue? (FREQATND)
TOTAL%
1) Twice or more each week34432.8
2) Once a week46043.9
3) Once or more each month11811.2
4) Several times a year676.4
5) Once a year or less484.6
6) Never121.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1049100.0
44) How often do you attend or take part in other religious activities, such as Bible studies, prayer groups, religious discussions, etc.? (RELACTIV)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week44642.6
2) Once or more a month18317.5
3) Several times a year14113.5
4) Once a year or less13412.8
5) Never14213.6
Missing11 
TOTAL1046100.0
45) Are you involved in any charity or social service activities, such as helping the poor, the sick, or the elderly? (CHARITY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48146.4
2) No55553.6
Missing21 
TOTAL1036100.0
46) How often do you read the bible or other devotional literature? (READBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Every day43741.5
2) At least once a week17216.3
3) Occasionally30829.2
4) Never13612.9
Missing4 
TOTAL1053100.0
47) How often do you pray privately? (PRAYPRIV)
TOTAL%
1) Never555.3
2) Only when I have a crisis or emergency15414.7
3) Sometimes46644.6
4) Every day34232.7
5) Several times a day292.8
Missing11 
TOTAL1046100.0
48) How often do you meditate? (MEDITATE)
TOTAL%
1) Never21921.7
2) Occasionally40440.0
3) Weekly11010.9
4) Daily27627.4
Missing48 
TOTAL1009100.0
49) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Contributed money to a political cause or campaign (MONEYPOL)
TOTAL%
0) No81477.3
1) Yes23922.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1053100.0
50) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Contributed money to a church or other religious organization (MONEYREL)
TOTAL%
0) No13813.1
1) Yes91786.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1055100.0
51) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Contributed money to a charity (MONCHRTY)
TOTAL%
0) No43341.0
1) Yes62359.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
52) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Visited a sick or shut-in person (VISSICK)
TOTAL%
0) No29828.2
1) Yes75971.8
TOTAL1057100.0
53) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Visited a person in a jail, prison, or other institution (VISJAIL)
TOTAL%
0) No87382.7
1) Yes18317.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
54) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Sent a letter, postcard, or telegram to a political representative (WRITEPOL)
TOTAL%
0) No88183.3
1) Yes17616.7
TOTAL1057100.0
55) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Signed a petition (PETITION)
TOTAL%
0) No47645.0
1) Yes58155.0
TOTAL1057100.0
56) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Voted in an election (VOTED)
TOTAL%
0) No58455.3
1) Yes47344.7
TOTAL1057100.0
57) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Tried to influence the way others vote (INFLVOTE)
TOTAL%
0) No73769.7
1) Yes32030.3
TOTAL1057100.0
58) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Supported human rights or a cause by attending a rally, marching, distributing leaflets, organizing, or other action (CAUSEACT)
TOTAL%
0) No85480.8
1) Yes20319.2
TOTAL1057100.0
59) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Worn a button, put a bumper sticker on your car, or had a lawn or window sign for a political cause or candidate (CAUSEDIS)
TOTAL%
0) No88483.6
1) Yes17316.4
TOTAL1057100.0
60) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Encouraged someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as Savior (ACCPTJES)
TOTAL%
0) No48646.0
1) Yes57154.0
TOTAL1057100.0
61) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Donated your time to collect funds for a united community fund, American Red Cross, or other charitable drive (FUNDRASE)
TOTAL%
0) No87582.8
1) Yes18217.2
TOTAL1057100.0
62) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Donated your services to the Scouts, a service club, or some other community program to help people (SERVICE)
TOTAL%
0) No75471.3
1) Yes30328.7
TOTAL1057100.0
63) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Taught in a church school or synagogue, Sunday school, or vacation Bible school (TAUGHT)
TOTAL%
0) No71067.2
1) Yes34632.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
64) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Held office in a church, synagogue, or other religious organization (HLDOFFIC)
TOTAL%
0) No70266.5
1) Yes35433.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
65) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Served on a church or synagogue committee or donated other services to a religious organization (COMMITTE)
TOTAL%
0) No65562.0
1) Yes40138.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
66) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Donated food, clothing, or other things to a church or community project to help needy people (DONATED)
TOTAL%
0) No50748.0
1) Yes54952.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
67) During the past 12 months have you done any of the following activities? - Helped a disabled or elderly person (HLPELDER)
TOTAL%
0) No44842.4
1) Yes60857.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1056100.0
68) Would you say that you have been "born again" or have you had a "born again" experience, that is a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (BRNAGAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59358.2
2) No42641.8
Missing38 
TOTAL1019100.0
69) Have you ever had a religious or mystical experience, that is a moment of sudden religious insight or awakening? (MYSTICAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57256.5
2) No44043.5
Missing45 
TOTAL1012100.0
70) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO HAD A RELIGIOUS OR MYSTICAL EXPERIENCE - Which of the following best describes that experience? (MYSTICL1)
TOTAL%
1) An other worldly feeling of union with a Divine Being, carrying with it the conviction of salvation and the forgiveness of sins.13724.3
2) A dramatic spiritual awakening related to nature or life itself.9016.0
3) An experience related to healing.508.9
4) A sudden insight and turning to God in a moment of crisis.11520.4
5) Other11320.1
6) Two of the above responses427.5
7) Three or more of the above responses162.8
Missing494 
TOTAL563100.0
71) What is your religious preference? (RELGPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant48846.6
2) Catholic49847.5
3) Eastern Orthodox222.1
4) Jewish50.5
5) None161.5
6) Other191.8
Missing9 
TOTAL1048100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO ARE PROTESTANT - What denomination do you prefer? (PROTDNOM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist7213.9
2) Episcopal10620.5
3) Lutheran366.9
4) Methodist305.8
5) Pentecostal, Holiness, or Wesleyan8917.2
6) Presbyterian or Reformed6512.5
7) United Church of Christ468.9
8) Other7414.3
Missing539 
TOTAL518100.0
73) Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of a church or synagogue? (MEMBER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I am a member now.91590.1
2) No, but I was a member.686.7
3) No, and I never was a member.323.2
Missing42 
TOTAL1015100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO ARE NOW OR HAVE EVER BEEN A MEMBER OF A CHURCH OR SYNAGOGUE - Would you say that you are an active member? (ACTVMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68872.4
2) No26227.6
Missing107 
TOTAL950100.0
75) Is your church membership identity the same as that of your parents? (PARENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Same as both76377.5
2) Same as mother's but not father's606.1
3) Same as father's but not mother's151.5
4) Different from both14714.9
Missing72 
TOTAL985100.0
76) How religious would you say you are? (RELGISTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious32533.3
2) Somewhat religious48249.4
3) Not very religious12012.3
4) Not at all religious495.0
Missing81 
TOTAL976100.0
77) In relationship to your parents, how religious would you say you are? (PARRELG)
TOTAL%
1) More religious20521.8
2) Less religious25026.6
3) About the same48651.6
Missing116 
TOTAL941100.0
78) Which theological position is closest to your own? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Atheist91.0
2) Agnostic or skeptic525.7
3) Jewish182.0
4) Liberal Christian36239.5
5) Neo-Orthodox Christian353.8
6) Evangelical Christian24126.3
7) Fundamentalist Christian14115.4
8) Other596.4
Missing140 
TOTAL917100.0
79) How would you describe your health? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent51249.6
2) Good41840.5
3) Fair898.6
4) Poor131.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1032100.0
80) How many personal friends do you have? (FRIENDS)
TOTAL%
1) Many56154.8
2) Some36335.4
3) Few969.4
4) None40.4
Missing33 
TOTAL1024100.0
81) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
1) 8 grades or less676.5
2) Some high school363.5
3) High school graduate23923.3
4) One to three years of college40839.8
5) College graduate12812.5
6) Master's degree545.3
7) Doctoral degree908.8
8) Other30.3
Missing32 
TOTAL1025100.0
82) What is your primary occupation? (OCCUPATN)
TOTAL%
1) Student61659.8
2) Homemaker474.6
3) Service worker171.7
4) Skilled crafts313.0
5) Laborer545.2
6) Secretarial, clerical, or sales383.7
7) Professional or managerial989.5
8) Retired646.2
9) Other656.3
Missing27 
TOTAL1030100.0
83) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female57455.8
2) Male45544.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1029100.0
84) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
10) 13312.9
11) 252.4
12) 151.5
13) 131.3
15) 10.1
20) 25124.3
21) 676.5
22) 414.0
23) 646.2
30) 14914.4
31) 191.8
32) 171.6
33) 242.3
40) 12712.3
41) 141.4
42) 30.3
43) 121.2
50) 514.9
51) 40.4
53) 10.1
70) 10.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1032100.0
85) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female57455.8
2) Male45544.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1029100.0
86) I-EDUCATN: What is the highest level of education you have completed? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
1) 10310.1
2) High schl64763.3
3) Coll grad12812.5
4) Master's545.3
5) Doctorate908.8
Missing35 
TOTAL1022100.0
87) I-RELGPREF: What is your religious preference? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RELGPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant48846.6
2) Catholic49847.5
3) Other625.9
Missing9 
TOTAL1048100.0
88) I-BRNAGAIN: Would you say that you have been "born again" or have you had a "born again" experience, that is a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-BRNAGAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59358.2
2) No42641.8
Missing38 
TOTAL1019100.0
89) I-AGE: What is your age? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) <20 yrs18718.1
2) 20-29 yrs42341.0
3) 30-39 yrs20920.3
4) 40-49 yrs15615.1
5) 50+ yrs575.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1032100.0