U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Random Attenders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] How often do you go to mass? (OFTEN)
TOTAL%
1) First time2580.4
2) Hardly eve9091.6
3) Less 1 mnt6251.1
4) Once month9231.6
5) 2-3X month49028.5
6) Every wk4198472.4
7) More 1Xwk837914.5
Missing64424 
TOTAL57980100.0
2) How long have you been going to worship services or activities at this congregation? (HOWLONG)
TOTAL%
1) Less year114939.6
2) 1-2 years1213110.1
3) 3-5 years1763614.7
4) 6-10 years1780814.9
5) 11-20 yrs2028516.9
6) 20 plus3361528.0
7) Visit othr56474.7
8) Visitor12541.0
Missing2535 
TOTAL119869100.0
3) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? Yes, in Sunday school, church school, or Sabbath school. (INVLVDSS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check9699079.2
1) Check2541420.8
TOTAL122404100.0
4) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? Yes, in prayer, discussion, or Bible study groups. (INVLVDPR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check9982981.6
1) Check2257518.4
TOTAL122404100.0
5) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? Yes, in fellowships, clubs, or other social groups. (INVLVDFS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check9069574.1
1) Check3170925.9
TOTAL122404100.0
6) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? No, we have no group activities. (INVLVDNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11097290.7
1) Check114329.3
TOTAL122404100.0
7) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? No, I am not regularly involved in group activities. (INVLVDNR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check6794755.5
1) Check5445744.5
TOTAL122404100.0
8) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? Yes, in community service, social justice, or advocacy activities of this congregation. (COMMACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10092082.4
1) Check2148417.6
TOTAL122404100.0
9) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? Yes, in evangelism or outreach activities. (COMMAEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10792488.2
1) Check1448011.8
TOTAL122404100.0
10) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? No, we don't have such activities. (COMMANA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11354192.8
1) Check88637.2
TOTAL122404100.0
11) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? No, I am not regularly involved. (COMMANR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4563237.3
1) Check7677262.7
TOTAL122404100.0
12) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Leading or assisting in worship. (ROLELW)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10845188.6
1) Check1395311.4
TOTAL122404100.0
13) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Sacramental. (ROLESA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5659395.9
1) Check24344.1
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
14) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Sunday school, church school, or Sabbath school teacher. (ROLEED)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5660895.9
1) Check24194.1
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
15) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Member of a leadership group (ROLELG)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5601794.9
1) Check30105.1
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
16) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Officer or leader of men's, women's, youth, or other small group. (ROLELE)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11457893.6
1) Check78266.4
TOTAL122404100.0
17) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Other role not listed here (specify). (ROLEOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10944689.4
1) Check1295810.6
TOTAL122404100.0
18) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? None. (ROLENO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5155142.1
1) Check7085357.9
TOTAL122404100.0
19) Over the last year, how much have you grown in your faith? (GROWTH)
TOTAL%
1) No real80876.9
2) Some4536838.5
3) Congration3796332.2
4) Other grps82567.0
5) Privat act1805615.3
Missing4674 
TOTAL117730100.0
20) How often do you spend time in private devotional activities (such as prayer, meditation, reading the Bible alone)? (DEVOTION)
TOTAL%
1) Every day5394945.2
2) Few week2139717.9
3) Once week61165.1
4) Occasion2317619.4
5) Hardly evr107529.0
6) Never39483.3
Missing3066 
TOTAL119338100.0
21) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Lit intrp3284328.0
2) Cult intrp2403820.5
3) Hist intrp4968342.4
4) Contns wrd48554.1
5) Not word16031.4
6) Little val3350.3
7) Don't know38033.2
Missing5244 
TOTAL117160100.0
22) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: "All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth"? (ALLRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree1762115.0
2) Agree4354037.1
3) Neutral2097017.9
4) Disagree2055117.5
5) Str disagr1474312.6
Missing4979 
TOTAL117425100.0
23) Do you agree or disagree: "My spiritual needs are being met in this congregation or parish"? (SPIRNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree3867433.1
2) Agree5882650.3
3) Neutral1472612.6
4) Disagree37523.2
5) Str disagr9920.8
Missing5434 
TOTAL116970100.0
24) Some people feel they came to faith gradually. For others, it began at a definite moment of commitment. Have you ever experienced such a moment of decisive faith commitment or conversion? (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Always5444046.6
2) Gradual2407020.6
3) Moment64045.5
4) Moment 51192810.2
5) Many momts1392511.9
6) Not Appl61755.3
Missing5462 
TOTAL116942100.0
25) Are you currently a member of this congregation? (MEMBER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9188877.4
2) No process30332.6
3) No partic1260710.6
4) No112579.5
Missing3619 
TOTAL118785100.0
26) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? Yes, social service or charity groups. (COMMSRSS)
TOTAL%
1) Check31559100.0
Missing90845 
TOTAL31559100.0
27) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? Yes, advocacy, justice, or lobbying groups. (COMMSRAJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11648995.2
1) Check59154.8
TOTAL122404100.0
28) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? No, I'm not involved with such groups. (COMMSRNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4058633.2
1) Check8181866.8
TOTAL122404100.0
29) Which of the following best describes your readiness to talk to others about your faith? (TALKFATH)
TOTAL%
1) No faith8230.7
2) Not talk1401312.0
3) Find hard1399712.0
4) Most ease6852958.8
5) Seek opps1918816.5
Missing5854 
TOTAL116550100.0
30) Would you be prepared to invite to a worship service here any of your friends and relatives who do not now attend a congregation? (INVITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes recent5356646.0
2) Yes not 124160635.7
3) Don't know1307011.2
4) Prob not73046.3
5) Def not8730.7
Missing5985 
TOTAL116419100.0
31) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Loaned money to someone outside your family. (MT12SLM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check8791071.8
1) Check3449428.2
TOTAL122404100.0
32) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Cared for someone outside your family who was very sick. (MN12SCS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check9736379.5
1) Check2504120.5
TOTAL122404100.0
33) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Helped someone outside your family find a job. (MN12OJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not check9553978.1
1) Check2686521.9
TOTAL122404100.0
34) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Donated or prepared food for someone outside your family or congregation. (MN12SDF)
TOTAL%
0) Not check6605854.0
1) Check5634646.0
TOTAL122404100.0
35) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Voted in the last presidential election. (MN12SVP)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3565629.1
1) Check8674870.9
TOTAL122404100.0
36) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Donated money to a charitable organization (other than this congregation). (MN12SDM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3834331.3
1) Check8399368.7
Missing68 
TOTAL122336100.0
37) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Worked with others to try to solve a community problem. (MN12SCP)
TOTAL%
0) Not check9880080.7
1) Check2360419.3
TOTAL122404100.0
38) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Contacted an elected official about a public issue. (MN12SEO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10093682.5
1) Check2146817.5
TOTAL122404100.0
39) How satisfied are you with what is offered here for children and youth (less than 19 years of age)? (CHLDMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very satis3193327.8
2) Satisfied3915834.1
3) Mixed1521213.2
4) Dissatis33902.9
5) Very diss12541.1
6) Not sure2405120.9
Missing7406 
TOTAL114998100.0
40) Which best describes your involvement in the making of important decisions in this congregation? (DESINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Often part1314612.3
2) Occasion1989918.6
3) Decide not4015737.5
4) No opp2752525.7
5) Want opp64406.0
Missing15237 
TOTAL107167100.0
41) Do you have a strong sense of belonging to this congregation? (BELONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strng sens5340946.3
2) Same year2827924.5
3) Not strong96938.4
4) No, new63945.5
5) No, wish42553.7
6) No, happy70086.1
7) Don't know62735.4
Missing7093 
TOTAL115311100.0
42) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Traditional hymns. (WRSHTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5207442.5
1) Check7033057.5
TOTAL122404100.0
43) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Praise music or choruses. (WRSHPM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check8439068.9
1) Check3801431.1
TOTAL122404100.0
44) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Contemporary hymns. (WRSHCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check9339976.3
1) Check2900523.7
TOTAL122404100.0
45) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns). (WRSHOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10756387.9
1) Check1484112.1
TOTAL122404100.0
46) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Sung responsorial psalms. (WRSHRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11024390.1
1) Check121619.9
TOTAL122404100.0
47) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Classical music or chorales. (WRSHCM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11141691.0
1) Check109889.0
TOTAL122404100.0
48) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Contemplative chants (Taize, Iona). (WRSHCC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check12020698.2
1) Check21981.8
TOTAL122404100.0
49) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Music or songs from a variety of cultures. (WRSHVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11173791.3
1) Check106678.7
TOTAL122404100.0
50) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? African-American gospel music. (WRSHAA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11633395.0
1) Check60715.0
TOTAL122404100.0
51) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? No music or songs. (WRSHNM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check12089498.8
1) Check15101.2
TOTAL122404100.0
52) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Don't know. (WRSHDK)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11868297.0
1) Check37223.0
TOTAL122404100.0
53) To what extent do the worship services or activities of this congregation help you with everyday living? (WRSHHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Grt extnt5086244.9
2) Some extnt4657341.1
3) Smll extnt1193510.5
4) Not at all39713.5
Missing9063 
TOTAL113341100.0
54) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Wider community care or social justice emphasis. (VALUECC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10598786.6
1) Check1641713.4
TOTAL122404100.0
55) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Reaching those who do not attend church. (VALUERU)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10486085.7
1) Check1754414.3
TOTAL122404100.0
56) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Traditional style of worship or music. (VALUETS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check8742371.4
1) Check3498128.6
TOTAL122404100.0
57) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Contemporary style of worship or music. (VALUECS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10380584.8
1) Check1859915.2
TOTAL122404100.0
58) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Sharing in Holy Communion, Eucharist, Lord's Supper. (VALUEHC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check6829255.8
1) Check5411244.2
TOTAL122404100.0
59) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Social activities or meeting new people. (VALUESA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10835188.5
1) Check1405311.5
TOTAL122404100.0
60) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Sermons, preaching, or homilies (VALUESP)
TOTAL%
0) Not check7780063.6
1) Check4460436.4
TOTAL122404100.0
61) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups. (VALUEBS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10651987.0
1) Check1588513.0
TOTAL122404100.0
62) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Ministry for children or youth. (VALUEMY)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10480885.6
1) Check1759614.4
TOTAL122404100.0
63) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Prayer ministry for one another. (VALUEPR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11236891.8
1) Check100368.2
TOTAL122404100.0
64) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Practical care for one another in times of need. (VALUECA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10755887.9
1) Check1484612.1
TOTAL122404100.0
65) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? The congregation's school or pre-school. (VALUESC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11301092.3
1) Check93947.7
TOTAL122404100.0
66) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Openness to social diversity. (VALUEOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11097990.7
1) Check114259.3
TOTAL122404100.0
67) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Adult church-school or Sabbath-school class. (VALUEAS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11528794.2
1) Check71175.8
TOTAL122404100.0
68) Do you have any close friends in this congregation? (FRIENDS)
TOTAL%
1) None1849816.2
2) Not here1949317.0
3) Some frnds6061952.9
4) Clos frnds1588413.9
Missing7910 
TOTAL114494100.0
69) Before you started coming to this congregation, were you participating in another congregation? (OTHCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Most life1679515.1
2) None years1289211.6
3) No nev reg53734.8
4) Yes7637868.5
Missing10966 
TOTAL111438100.0
70) Before you started coming here, what type of congregation did you attend? (CONGTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Assem God15111.3
2) Baptist109679.7
3) Catholic5611149.4
4) Episcopal20741.8
5) Lutheran81397.2
6) Methodist71496.3
7) Nazarene4610.4
8) Non-denom30872.7
9) Pentecostl10290.9
10) Presby31742.8
11) SD Advent3150.3
12) UCC11361.0
13) Other49914.4
14) Not attnd1335611.8
Missing8904 
TOTAL113500100.0
71) Over the last two years, has there been any conflict in this congregation? (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) None6263455.0
2) Min cnflct2447321.5
3) Maj cnflct33713.0
4) Wth leavng50054.4
5) Don't know1842116.2
Missing8500 
TOTAL113904100.0
72) Have this congregation's leaders encouraged you to find and use your gifts and skills here? (ENCURAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Grt extnt3335430.8
2) Some extnt3235729.9
3) Smll extnt1471813.6
4) Not at all1183610.9
5) Don't know1593914.7
Missing14200 
TOTAL108204100.0
73) In what year were you born? 19__ (BORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11431550.67118
74) Are you (female or male): (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female6896261.4
2) Male4335638.6
Missing10086 
TOTAL112318100.0
75) What is your employment status? Employed full time, part time, or self-employed. (EMPLYMNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5558845.4
1) Check6681654.6
TOTAL122404100.0
76) What is your employment status? Unemployed. (EMPLUNEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11882597.1
1) Check35792.9
TOTAL122404100.0
77) What is your employment status? Retired. (EMPLRET)
TOTAL%
0) Not check9341176.3
1) Check2899323.7
TOTAL122404100.0
78) What is your employment status? Full-time homemaker (EMPLHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11026790.1
1) Check121379.9
TOTAL122404100.0
79) What is your employment status? Student. (EMPLSTUD)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11227291.7
1) Check101328.3
TOTAL122404100.0
80) What is your employment status? Other (please specify). (EMPLOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11857996.9
1) Check38253.1
TOTAL122404100.0
81) What is the highest educational level you have completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal8390.7
2) K-849044.2
3) Some HS91017.9
4) High schl3793632.8
5) Trade cert72636.3
6) Assoc1220010.6
7) Bachelors2707323.4
8) Grad degr1628514.1
Missing6803 
TOTAL115601100.0
82) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never mar1859316.0
2) First marr6319954.5
3) Rem divrc107319.3
4) Rem death19411.7
5) Comm relat25202.2
6) Separated15691.4
7) Divorced76626.6
8) Widowed97128.4
Missing6477 
TOTAL115927100.0
83) Do you have a spouse or partner who is also completing a survey here? (SPOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5540349.5
2) No5645850.5
Missing10543 
TOTAL111861100.0
84) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander. (RACEAPI)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11744796.0
1) Check49574.0
TOTAL122404100.0
85) What is your race or origin? Black or African American. (RACEBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11692395.5
1) Check54814.5
TOTAL122404100.0
86) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin. (RACEHS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check10752087.8
1) Check1488412.2
TOTAL122404100.0
87) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska Native. (RACEIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not check12098898.8
1) Check14161.2
TOTAL122404100.0
88) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian. (RACEWH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3346927.3
1) Check8893572.7
TOTAL122404100.0
89) What is your race or origin? Some other race (please specify). (RACEOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check12026798.3
1) Check21371.7
TOTAL122404100.0
90) Where were you born? (WHREBORN)
TOTAL%
1) US10068587.2
2) Engspk cnt44533.9
3) Noneng cnt102778.9
Missing6989 
TOTAL115415100.0
91) Is English your first language? (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8481086.5
2) No1322413.5
Missing24370 
TOTAL98034100.0
92) Which statement best describes the people who currently live in your household? (HOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Alone1635214.4
2) Couple3233228.4
3) Adlt chld69926.1
4) Adlts chld4638240.8
5) Some adult1170910.3
Missing8637 
TOTAL113767100.0
93) About how much do you give financially to this congregation? (GIVE)
TOTAL%
1) 10%2107919.0
2) 5-9%3014927.1
3) Less 5%3030727.3
4) Smll amnt2224120.0
5) None73576.6
Missing11271 
TOTAL111133100.0
94) Which of the following describes your total annual household income before taxes? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less 10K93439.0
2) 10K-24,9991771317.1
3) 25K-49,9992708926.1
4) 50K-74,9992173120.9
5) 75K-99,9991211211.7
6) 100K plus1584415.3
Missing18572 
TOTAL103832100.0
95) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? (CHILD)
TOTAL%
0) None2023218.9
1) 11317712.3
2) 23194429.8
3) 32152820.1
4) 4106679.9
5) 546744.4
6) 623182.2
7) 713621.3
8) 86300.6
9) 93700.3
10) 101790.2
11) 111100.1
12) 12880.1
13) 13380.0
Missing15087 
TOTAL107317100.0
96) Do you have any children living at home? (CHILDHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check7400560.5
1) None home4839939.5
TOTAL122404100.0
97) Please provide the age of your eldest child living at home. (CHILDEL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4561515.06610
98) Please provide the age of your second oldest child living at home. (CHILD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3149211.4618
99) Please provide the age of your third oldest child living at home. (CHILD3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1311310.0228
100) Please provide the age of your forth oldest child living at home. (CHILD4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL42969.8989
101) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Eldest child. (CHLDPRT1)
TOTAL%
1) Here3468976.9
2) Elsewhere38028.4
3) No661614.7
Missing77297 
TOTAL45107100.0
102) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Child number 2. (CHLDPRT2)
TOTAL%
1) Here2563382.7
2) Elsewhere22037.1
3) No316610.2
Missing91402 
TOTAL31002100.0
103) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Child number 3. (CHLDPRT3)
TOTAL%
1) Here1063581.1
2) Elsewhere10177.8
3) No145811.1
Missing109294 
TOTAL13110100.0
104) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Child number 4. (CHLDPRT4)
TOTAL%
1) Here337274.6
2) Elsewhere4409.7
3) No71015.7
Missing117882 
TOTAL4522100.0
105) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] Do you accept the authority of the church to teach certain doctrines? (CHAUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, no df3081558.1
2) Yes, sm df1622730.6
3) Yes, gr df15983.0
4) No21214.0
5) Don't know22534.2
Missing69390 
TOTAL53014100.0
106) How often do you go to worship services at this congregation? (WRSERVC)
TOTAL%
1) First time29092.5
2) Hardly evr29322.5
3) Less month22852.0
4) Month27762.4
5) 2-3X month1378011.8
6) Weekly7399763.6
7) Week plus1762515.2
Missing6100 
TOTAL116304100.0
107) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] How important is parish community in your life? (PARLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Extr impor1289524.2
2) Very impor1729832.5
3) Quite impo1264123.8
4) Little imp862816.2
5) Not at all17423.3
Missing69200 
TOTAL53204100.0
108) Compared to 2 years ago, do you think you participate in activities of the congregation more, less, or about the same amount as you did then? (PARTYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Part more2584927.3
2) About same4594948.6
3) Part less1174912.4
4) Not appl1108511.7
Missing27772 
TOTAL94632100.0
109) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] We have grown in unity & strength as a parish community. (UNTYPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree994519.2
2) Agree2178342.2
3) Neutral1783834.5
4) Disagree16813.3
5) Str disag4250.8
Missing70732 
TOTAL51672100.0
110) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? A sense of God's presence. (WRSHP1)
TOTAL%
1) Always4446749.3
2) Usually2898332.2
3) Sometimes1343614.9
4) Rarely32533.6
Missing32265 
TOTAL90139100.0
111) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Inspiration. (WRSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Always2662632.0
2) Usually3588543.1
3) Sometimes1828621.9
4) Rarely25243.0
Missing39083 
TOTAL83321100.0
112) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Boredom. (WRSHP3)
TOTAL%
1) Always13071.7
2) Usually32864.2
3) Sometimes2528932.5
4) Rarely4802261.6
Missing44500 
TOTAL77904100.0
113) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Awe or mystery. (WRSHP4)
TOTAL%
1) Always68549.0
2) Usually1508519.9
3) Sometimes3445045.4
4) Rarely1949325.7
Missing46522 
TOTAL75882100.0
114) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Joy. (WRSHP5)
TOTAL%
1) Always2670932.2
2) Usually3564543.0
3) Sometimes1759721.2
4) Rarely28913.5
Missing39562 
TOTAL82842100.0
115) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Frustration. (WRSHP6)
TOTAL%
1) Always10281.3
2) Usually26883.5
3) Sometimes1916224.8
4) Rarely5424770.3
Missing45279 
TOTAL77125100.0
116) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Spontaneity. (WRSHP7)
TOTAL%
1) Always59377.9
2) Usually1545820.5
3) Sometimes3430845.6
4) Rarely1957626.0
Missing47125 
TOTAL75279100.0
117) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? A sense of fulfilling my obligation. (WRSHP8)
TOTAL%
1) Always2655632.8
2) Usually3251540.2
3) Sometimes1504118.6
4) Rarely67628.4
Missing41530 
TOTAL80874100.0
118) Do you agree or disagree: "This congregation is strongly focused on serving the wider community beyond the congregation"? (SRVCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree3288134.9
2) Agree4127443.8
3) Neutral1689217.9
4) Disagree26682.8
5) Str disagr4990.5
Missing28190 
TOTAL94214100.0
119) Does this congregation have a clear vision, goals, or direction for its ministry and mission? (VISION)
TOTAL%
1) Not aware1703119.1
2) No clear920910.4
3) Str commit2764231.1
4) Prt commit2464127.7
5) Not comm1043411.7
Missing33447 
TOTAL88957100.0
120) Of the following, which one best describes your opinion of the future directions of this congregation? (DIRECTN)
TOTAL%
1) Get back49115.4
2) Maintain1095412.1
3) Deciding1582217.4
4) New direct3123534.4
5) Rethink57456.3
6) Doubtful13741.5
7) Don't know2075522.9
Missing31608 
TOTAL90796100.0
121) To what extent does the minister, pastor, or priest here take into account the ideas of those who worship here? (ACCOUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Grt extnt4048043.8
2) Some extnt2578527.9
3) Smll extnt47435.1
4) Not at all10431.1
5) Don't know2001121.7
6) No leader2760.3
Missing30066 
TOTAL92338100.0
122) Which of the following is the best description of the style of leadership of your pastor, minister, or priest? (STYLE)
TOTAL%
1) Take chrge1799419.7
2) Inspires4252146.5
3) Acts goals1340314.7
4) Peop start32493.6
5) No leader7680.8
6) Don't know1353314.8
Missing30936 
TOTAL91468100.0
123) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] What do you think are the main roles that your priest actually carries out here? – Conducting worship or administering the sacraments. (CROLEWOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2267138.4
1) Checked3635661.6
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
124) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] What do you think are the main roles that your priest actually carries out here? – Teaching people about the faith. (CROLETFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3217554.5
1) Checked2685245.5
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
125) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] What do you think are the main roles that your priest actually carries out here? – Training people for ministry and mission. (CROLETRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5464492.6
1) Checked43837.4
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
126) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] What do you think are the main roles that your priest actually carries out here? – Converting others to the faith. (CROLECFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5487593.0
1) Checked41527.0
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
127) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] What do you think are the main roles that your priest actually carries out here? – Administering the work of the congregation. (CROLEADM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4706479.7
1) Checked1196320.3
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
128) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] What do you think are the main roles that your priest actually carries out here? – Visiting, counseling and helping people. (CROLEADV)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4195771.1
1) Checked1707028.9
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
129) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] What do you think are the main roles that your priest actually carries out here? – Confronting social injustices, involvement in wider community groups. (CROLESCI)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5401091.5
1) Checked50178.5
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
130) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] What do you think are the main roles that your priest actually carries out here? – Providing a vision and goals for the future. (CROLEVIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4941783.7
1) Checked961016.3
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
131) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] What do you think are the main roles that your priest actually carries out here? – Offering prayer or being a spiritual role model. (CROLEPRY)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4483776.0
1) Checked1419024.0
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
132) [ASKED ON CATHOLIC SURVEY ONLY] What do you think are the main roles that your priest actually carries out here? – Don't know. (CROLEDK)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5611295.1
1) Checked29154.9
Missing63377 
TOTAL59027100.0
133) Do you agree or disagree: "In general, there is a good match between our congregation and our minister, pastor, or priest"? (MATCH)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree4496348.7
2) Agree3280435.6
3) Neutral1143412.4
4) Disagree19412.1
5) Str disag7440.8
6) No leader3570.4
Missing30161 
TOTAL92243100.0
134) Unique ID put in by scanning company. Can be used to merge data for an attender to the back page data. (SUSPENSE)
135) Unique ID put in by scanning company. Can be used to merge data for an attender to the back page data. (BATCHTRA)
136) Unique id number to aggregate data by congregation. The first letter is R in the random sample. (CONGREGA)
137) Sample denomination (SAMPDENO)
TOTAL%
10) Random122404100.0
TOTAL122404100.0
138) Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) A4397435.9
2) AS14221.2
3) B5376643.9
4) BS52614.3
5) D210.0
6) I11320.9
7) J11651.0
8) K11090.9
9) L12221.0
10) M11861.0
11) N11590.9
12) O11480.9
13) P12511.0
14) Q13001.1
15) R12901.1
16) S12121.0
17) T13071.1
18) U11891.0
19) V11901.0
20) W11000.9
TOTAL122404100.0
139) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Member of the governing board (ROLEGB)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5947793.8
1) Check39006.2
Missing59027 
TOTAL63377100.0
140) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Member of a congregational committee or task force (ROLECC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5586788.2
1) Check751011.8
Missing59027 
TOTAL63377100.0
141) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Choir member (ROLECM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5581388.1
1) Check756411.9
Missing59027 
TOTAL63377100.0
142) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Sunday school, church school, or Sabbath school teacher (ROLERE)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5613288.6
1) Check724511.4
Missing59027 
TOTAL63377100.0
143) How long does it take you to get here? (DISTANC)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 min1015123.5
2) 6-10 min1344231.1
3) 11-15 min905220.9
4) 16-20 min552912.8
5) 21-30 min35248.1
6) More 30min15743.6
Missing79132 
TOTAL43272100.0
144) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Catholic (INDNCATH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3858285.0
1) Checked681415.0
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
145) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Evangelical (INDNEVNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3693681.4
1) Checked846018.6
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
146) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Reformed (INDNREFM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4378196.4
1) Checked16153.6
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
147) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Charismatic (INDNCHAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4306794.9
1) Checked23295.1
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
148) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Pentecostal (INDNPENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4187992.3
1) Checked35177.7
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
149) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Fundamentalist (INDNFUND)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4300794.7
1) Checked23895.3
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
150) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Traditionalist (INDNTRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3885585.6
1) Checked654114.4
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
151) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Moderate (INDNMOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4193792.4
1) Checked34597.6
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
152) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Liberal (INDNLIB)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4342395.7
1) Checked19734.3
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
153) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - New Age (INDNNA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4435897.7
1) Checked10382.3
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
154) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - I do not identify with such descriptions. (INDNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3351373.8
1) Checked1188326.2
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
155) Do you agree or disagree: "I have a sense of excitement about our congregation's future"? (EXCTFUT)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree1577337.6
2) Agree1780242.5
3) Neutral737317.6
4) Disagree7681.8
5) Str disagr1990.5
Missing80489 
TOTAL41915100.0
156) Do you agree or disagree: "This congregation is always ready to try something new"? (CONGNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree623815.0
2) Agree1926246.4
3) Neutral1236429.8
4) Disagree32217.8
5) Str disagr4411.1
Missing80878 
TOTAL41526100.0
157) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Conducting worship or administering the sacraments. (ROLEWORS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2018244.5
1) Checked2521455.5
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
158) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Teaching people about the faith. (ROLETFTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2119246.7
1) Checked2420453.3
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
159) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Training people for ministry and mission. (ROLETRPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3870985.3
1) Checked668714.7
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
160) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Converting others to the faith. (ROLECFTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3996788.0
1) Checked542912.0
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
161) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Administering the work of the congregation. (ROLEADMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3787883.4
1) Checked751816.6
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
162) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Visiting, counseling and helping people. (ROLEADVS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3052867.2
1) Checked1486832.8
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
163) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Confronting social injustices, involvement in wider community groups. (ROLESCIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4097590.3
1) Checked44219.7
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
164) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Providing a vision and goals for the future. (ROLEVISN)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3553978.3
1) Checked985721.7
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
165) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Offering prayer or being a spiritual role model. (ROLEPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3444675.9
1) Checked1095024.1
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
166) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Don't know. (ROLEDK)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4330295.4
1) Checked20944.6
Missing77008 
TOTAL45396100.0
167) Year of Birth of respondent (YEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1143151950.67118
168) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Did not do anything. (MT12NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check11450193.6
1) Check77866.4
Missing117 
TOTAL122287100.0
169) Age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11431550.32918
170) New persons attending the church in past 5 years or less (NEWATT)
TOTAL%
1) First time27517.6
2) Returnee652618.0
3) Switcher621217.1
4) Transfer2075057.3
Missing86165 
TOTAL36239100.0
171) Congregational-level weight used for estimating the percentage of congregations that have a certain characteristic. This is the final weight and has been adjusted for size of congregation. (WHITEA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL120845.3551
172) Congregational-level weight used for estimating the percentage of attendees who attend congregations that have a certain characteristic. This weight is not adjusted for size of congregation and is a nonresponse-adjusted weight. (WHITEB)
TOTAL%
0) 34222.8
.490469416785209) 15451.3
.594318808604526) 6490.5
.599073359073362) 3890.3
.605124605124608) 11280.9
.620252720252723) 20171.7
.632355212355215) 8680.7
.739596739596743) 55614.6
.758826254826259) 20841.7
.790444015444019) 40143.3
.793644193644198) 30282.5
.91525096525097) 57354.7
.92713734142306) 11851.0
.998455598455603) 36773.0
1.03173745173746) 5830.5
1.05392535392536) 5570.5
1.05678461967122) 6638054.9
1.06501930501931) 21811.8
1.08720720720721) 26242.2
1.40259238830668) 8970.7
1.47771428571429) 41503.4
1.59752895752897) 15611.3
1.66409266409267) 21031.7
1.70107250107251) 41743.5
1.78889961389962) 3330.3
Missing1559 
TOTAL120845100.0
173) I-GENDER: Are you (female or male): (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female6896261.4
2) Male4335638.6
Missing10086 
TOTAL112318100.0
174) I-INCOME: Which of the following describes your total annual household income before taxes? (for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less 10K93439.0
2) 10K-24,9991771317.1
3) 25K-49,9992708926.1
4) 50K-74,9992173120.9
5) 75K-99,9991211211.7
6) 100K plus1584415.3
Missing18572 
TOTAL103832100.0
175) I-EDUC: What is the highest educational level you have completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less HS1484412.8
4) High schl3793632.8
5) Trade cert72636.3
6) Assoc1220010.6
7) Bachelors2707323.4
8) Grad degr1628514.1
Missing6803 
TOTAL115601100.0
176) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never mar1859316.0
2) Married7587165.4
5) Comm relat25202.2
6) Separated15691.4
7) Divorced76626.6
8) Widowed97128.4
Missing6477 
TOTAL115927100.0
177) I-AGE: Age of respondent (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less 25109109.5
2) 25-443411829.8
3) 45-542278419.9
4) 55-641779915.6
5) 65+2870425.1
Missing8089 
TOTAL114315100.0