National Survey of the Religious Life Futures Project, 1990

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VALUE(Percentages are unweighted)

To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I find that my values and my congregation's values are similar.
  5) Strongly agree
  1) Strongly disagree
  4) Agree
  3) Neither agree nor disagree
  2) Disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Strongly agree 1038 16.6% 16.6% 1.37
Strongly disagree 109 1.7% 18.3% -3.22
Agree 3706 59.2% 77.5% 0.22
Neither agree nor disagree 884 14.1% 91.6% -0.92
Disagree 523 8.4% 100.0% -2.07

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Female Male TOTAL
Strongly agree 18.7%
615
14.2%
423
16.6%
1038
Strongly disagree 1.3%
44
2.2%
65
1.7%
109
Agree 60.2%
1975
58.1%
1731
59.2%
3706
Neither agree nor disagree 12.4%
408
16.0%
476
14.1%
884
Disagree 7.3%
239
9.5%
284
8.4%
523
TOTAL 100.0%
3281
100.0%
2979

6260


Age (I-AGE)

19-30 31-40 41-50 51-65 66-75 76 or older TOTAL
Strongly agree 17.1%
39
13.7%
74
15.1%
167
16.9%
359
17.6%
226
18.5%
155
16.7%
1020
Strongly disagree 0.4%
1
2.8%
15
1.7%
19
1.7%
36
1.2%
16
2.1%
18
1.7%
105
Agree 61.4%
140
57.1%
309
59.9%
661
58.8%
1248
59.6%
766
59.3%
497
59.2%
3621
Neither agree nor disagree 14.9%
34
16.5%
89
13.7%
151
13.7%
291
14.4%
185
13.5%
113
14.1%
863
Disagree 6.1%
14
10.0%
54
9.6%
106
8.8%
187
7.2%
92
6.6%
55
8.3%
508
TOTAL 100.0%
228
100.0%
541
100.0%
1104
100.0%
2121
100.0%
1285
100.0%
838

6117


Race (I-RACE)

White/Caucasian Black/African-American or Mexican-American Other TOTAL
Strongly agree 16.6%
893
13.5%
15
17.4%
107
16.6%
1015
Strongly disagree 1.7%
89
2.7%
3
2.1%
13
1.7%
105
Agree 59.8%
3216
54.1%
60
54.9%
337
59.2%
3613
Neither agree nor disagree 13.7%
736
14.4%
16
18.6%
114
14.2%
866
Disagree 8.3%
446
15.3%
17
7.0%
43
8.3%
506
TOTAL 100.0%
5380
100.0%
111
100.0%
614

6105


Education (I-EDUC)

High school or less Some college Bachelor's degree Some graduate school Master's degree Doctoral degree TOTAL
Strongly agree 14.4%
56
17.9%
68
16.4%
136
16.1%
80
16.4%
513
20.3%
100
16.6%
953
Strongly disagree 1.3%
5
1.6%
6
1.4%
12
1.6%
8
1.8%
57
2.2%
11
1.7%
99
Agree 58.2%
227
56.1%
213
61.3%
509
60.8%
302
59.6%
1869
55.3%
272
59.3%
3392
Neither agree nor disagree 19.2%
75
16.8%
64
13.9%
115
14.3%
71
13.3%
416
12.4%
61
14.0%
802
Disagree 6.9%
27
7.6%
29
7.0%
58
7.2%
36
8.9%
280
9.8%
48
8.4%
478
TOTAL 100.0%
390
100.0%
380
100.0%
830
100.0%
497
100.0%
3135
100.0%
492

5724

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