Spirituality and the Elderly: Survey of Staff and Residents From Long-Term Care Facilities, 1998 - Codebook

All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).

1) Data collection locations (SITE)
 TOTAL%
1) Oklahoma site 1508.4
2) California site 161.0
3) Michigan site 1183.0
4) Maryland site 121135.6
5) Florida site 1213.5
6) Florida site 2193.2
7) Florida site 3132.2
8) Maryland site 29315.7
9) Florida site 4132.2
10) Oklahoma site 2294.9
11) Michigan site 2233.9
12) Virginia site 1183.0
13) Utah site 1437.3
14) Virginia site 281.4
16) Oklahoma site 3274.6
Total592100.0
2) Test module completed (MODULENU)
 TOTAL%
1) Module 17412.5
2) Module 26811.5
3) Module 37713.0
4) Module 47612.9
5) Module 58414.2
6) Module 66911.7
7) Module 77612.9
8) Module 86711.3
Missing1
Total591100.0
3) Number at site (SUBJECT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5924.674.37
4) Participant type (PARTTYPE)
 TOTAL%
1) Staff32655.1
2) Resident26644.9
Total592100.0
5) Participant type (VARPAR01)
 TOTAL%
1) Resident26646.8
2) Staff20936.8
3) Administrator9316.4
Missing24
Total568100.0
6) [Answered by residents only] Are you able to attend the church of your choice? (ATTENDCH)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes20983.6
2) No4116.4
Missing342
Total250100.0
7) Type of facility (ORGANIZA)
 TOTAL%
1) Nursing facility10317.8
2) Convalescent home71.2
3) Assisted-living facility9115.7
4) Continuing or life-care community17029.4
5) Adult group home61.0
6) Residential or personal-care home15927.5
7) Retirement apartments315.4
8) Other111.9
Missing14
Total578100.0
8) Years at the facility (YRSATFAC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5745.074.73
9) [For Residents:] Degree to which religious needs are met by the facility. [For Staff:] Degree to which the facility is meeting resident needs. (NEEDMET)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, completely23843.9
2) Most of the time20137.1
3) Sometimes5410.0
4) Not usually183.3
5) No315.7
Missing50
Total542100.0
10) Does the facility have a chaplain? (CHAPLAIN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes27147.7
2) No29752.3
Missing24
Total568100.0
11) Number of residents at the facility (NOFRES)
 TOTAL%
1) 20 or less5810.3
2) 21 to 506812.1
3) 51 to 1008915.8
4) 101 to 2008414.9
5) 201 or more26446.9
Missing29
Total563100.0
12) Age of respondent (AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total54060.1221.40
13) Sex (SEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Male12721.6
2) Female46178.4
Missing4
Total588100.0
14) Ethnicity (ETHNICIT)
 TOTAL%
1) African American6711.7
2) American Indian or Alaskan native50.9
3) Asian Pacific Islander81.4
4) Hispanic111.9
5) White46881.5
6) Other152.6
Missing18
Total574100.0
15) Education level (EDUCLEVE)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than high school325.5
2) High school graduate or less16928.8
3) Associate degree from a community college6511.1
4) Completion of a trade school or apprenticeship program559.4
5) Bachelor's degree12521.3
6) Master's degree8214.0
7) Doctorate325.5
8) Other264.4
Missing6
Total586100.0
16) Are you a member of the Hemlock society? (HEMLOCH)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes93.4
2) No25296.6
Missing331
Total261100.0
17) Is English your primary language? (ENGLISH)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes29792.0
2) No268.0
Missing269
Total323100.0
18) Religious Category (RELCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Protestant40067.7
2) Catholic7011.8
3) Jew91.5
4) None, no response11018.6
5) Muslim10.2
6) Buddhist10.2
Missing1
Total591100.0
19) How religious are you? (HOWRELIG)
 TOTAL%
1) Very religious17129.7
2) Somewhat/moderately religious35060.9
3) Not religious549.4
Missing17
Total575100.0
20) How spiritual are you? (HOWSPIRI)
 TOTAL%
1) Very spiritual19934.9
2) Somewhat/moderately spiritual32657.2
3) Not spiritual457.9
Missing22
Total570100.0
21) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTENDSE)
 TOTAL%
1) At least once a week25544.0
2) Once or more a month10718.5
3) Several times a year10818.7
4) Once a year or less7012.1
5) Never396.7
Missing13
Total579100.0
22) How helpful is your religious faith when you face a stressful situation? (HELPFULF)
 TOTAL%
1) Very helpful37263.8
2) Somewhat/moderately helpful16127.6
3) Not helpful162.7
4) Not applicable, I'm not religious.345.8
Missing9
Total583100.0
23) Marital status (MARITAL)
 TOTAL%
1) Single, never married7813.2
2) Separated132.2
3) Divorced6611.2
4) Married28348.0
5) Widowed14725.0
6) Other20.3
Missing3
Total589100.0
24) Which phrase best describes you - I smoke tobacco now, I have never smoked tobacco, or I am a former smoker? (SMOKERUR)
 TOTAL%
1) I smoke tobacco now.9316.0
2) I have never smoked tobacco.30252.0
3) I am a former smoker.18632.0
Missing11
Total581100.0
25) How often do you drink alcoholic beverages? (ALCOHOL)
 TOTAL%
1) Daily345.9
2) Once a week or more9316.1
3) Seldom24442.1
4) Never20835.9
Missing13
Total579100.0
26) In general, how would you describe your health? (HEALTH)
 TOTAL%
1) Excellent14624.8
2) Good33356.6
3) Fair9616.3
4) Poor132.2
Missing4
Total588100.0
27) Which title, if any, applies to you? (TITLE)
 TOTAL%
1) Registered Nurse (RN)3412.6
2) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)228.2
3) Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)5520.4
4) Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)83.0
5) Certified Medications Assistant (CMA)103.7
6) Masters in Social Work (MSW)31.1
8) Other13750.9
Missing323
Total269100.0
28) How many years experience do you have working with the elderly? (YRSEXPER)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31210.718.11
29) Overall, how satisfied are you with your life? (LIFESATI)
 TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied22338.0
2) Satisfied26645.3
3) Somewhat satisfied8214.0
4) Not satisfied162.7
Missing5
Total587100.0
30) How strongly do you believe in God or a higher power? (BELIEFIN)
 TOTAL%
1) Very strongly38966.2
2) Strongly12721.6
3) Sometimes strongly, sometimes less strongly376.3
4) Not strongly at all132.2
5) Not at all223.7
Missing4
Total588100.0
31) Do you believe in an afterlife? (AFTERLIF)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely39568.2
2) Sometimes11720.2
3) No6711.6
Missing13
Total579100.0
32) To what extent do you follow the religious teachings of your faith? (FOLLOWFA)
 TOTAL%
1) Completely11319.6
2) Most of the time33457.8
3) Sometimes8815.2
4) Seldom234.0
5) Never203.5
Missing14
Total578100.0
33) How strongly do you believe that prayer can help someone who is ill? (PRAYER)
 TOTAL%
1) Very strongly31854.3
2) Strongly12721.7
3) Sometimes strongly, sometimes less strongly10317.6
4) Not strongly213.6
5) Not at all172.9
Missing6
Total586100.0
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34) How important is your faith now as compared to in the past? (IMPORTAN)
 TOTAL%
1) More imp.9335.8
2) Same3111.9
3) Less imp.13652.3
Missing332
Total260100.0
35) Suicide ideation (SUICIDE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes72.6
2) No25897.4
Missing327
Total265100.0
36) (See Readme document) (ITEM1)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree51388.4
2) Disagree335.7
3) Don't know345.9
Missing12
Total580100.0
37) (See Readme document) (ITEM2)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree284.8
2) Disagree44977.0
3) Don't know10618.2
Missing9
Total583100.0
38) (See Readme document) (ITEM3)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree11019.2
2) Disagree38367.0
3) Don't know7913.8
Missing20
Total572100.0
39) (See Readme document) (ITEM4)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree53792.7
2) Disagree244.1
3) Don't know183.1
Missing13
Total579100.0
40) (See Readme document) (ITEM5)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree35761.8
2) Disagree10017.3
3) Don't know12120.9
Missing14
Total578100.0
41) (See Readme document) (ITEM6)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree34659.9
2) Disagree11920.6
3) Don't know11319.6
Missing14
Total578100.0
42) (See Readme document) (ITEM7)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree25443.9
2) Disagree14124.4
3) Don't know18331.7
Missing14
Total578100.0
43) (See Readme document) (ITEM8)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree28750.1
2) Disagree16829.3
3) Don't know11820.6
Missing19
Total573100.0
44) (See Readme document) (ITEM9)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree33960.0
2) Disagree15327.1
3) Don't know7312.9
Missing27
Total565100.0
45) (See Readme document) (ITEM10)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree53292.2
2) Disagree223.8
3) Don't know234.0
Missing15
Total577100.0
46) (See Readme document) (ITEM11)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree39868.4
2) Disagree11018.9
3) Don't know7412.7
Missing10
Total582100.0
47) (See Readme document) (ITEM12)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree35761.8
2) Disagree13823.9
3) Don't know8314.4
Missing14
Total578100.0
48) (See Readme document) (ITEM13)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree25444.6
2) Disagree15126.5
3) Don't know16428.8
Missing23
Total569100.0
49) (See Readme document) (ITEM14)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree43274.5
2) Disagree417.1
3) Don't know10718.4
Missing12
Total580100.0
50) (See Readme document) (ITEM15)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree39970.2
2) Disagree7613.4
3) Don't know9316.4
Missing24
Total568100.0
51) (See Readme document) (ITEM16)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree36462.9
2) Disagree11419.7
3) Don't know10117.4
Missing13
Total579100.0
52) (See Readme document) (ITEM17)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree41772.0
2) Disagree9516.4
3) Don't know6711.6
Missing13
Total579100.0
53) (See Readme document) (ITEM18)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree28549.2
2) Disagree18231.4
3) Don't know11219.3
Missing13
Total579100.0
54) (See Readme document) (ITEM19)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree35762.5
2) Disagree11720.5
3) Don't know9717.0
Missing21
Total571100.0
55) (See Readme document) (ITEM20)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree34359.3
2) Disagree9917.1
3) Don't know13623.5
Missing14
Total578100.0
56) (See Readme document) (ITEM21)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree32055.6
2) Disagree13122.7
3) Don't know12521.7
Missing16
Total576100.0
57) (See Readme document) (ITEM22)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree37264.8
2) Disagree9716.9
3) Don't know10518.3
Missing18
Total574100.0
58) (See Readme document) (ITEM23)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree36864.9
2) Disagree10318.2
3) Don't know9616.9
Missing25
Total567100.0
59) (See Readme document) (ITEM24)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree37165.3
2) Disagree5810.2
3) Don't know13924.5
Missing24
Total568100.0
60) (See Readme document) (ITEM25)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree46081.4
2) Disagree396.9
3) Don't know6611.7
Missing27
Total565100.0
61) (See Readme document) (ITEM26)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree33758.7
2) Disagree10217.8
3) Don't know13523.5
Missing18
Total574100.0
62) (See Readme document) (ITEM27)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree37065.4
2) Disagree7914.0
3) Don't know11720.7
Missing26
Total566100.0
63) (See Readme document) (ITEM28)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree35662.5
2) Disagree10418.2
3) Don't know11019.3
Missing22
Total570100.0
64) (See Readme document) (ITEM29)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree41672.3
2) Disagree386.6
3) Don't know12121.0
Missing17
Total575100.0
65) (See Readme document) (ITEM30)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree35662.8
2) Disagree7713.6
3) Don't know13423.6
Missing25
Total567100.0
66) (See Readme document) (ITEM31)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree40370.3
2) Disagree6811.9
3) Don't know10217.8
Missing19
Total573100.0
67) (See Readme document) (ITEM32)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree25645.5
2) Disagree15427.4
3) Don't know15327.2
Missing29
Total563100.0
68) (See Readme document) (ITEM33)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree48183.5
2) Disagree325.6
3) Don't know6310.9
Missing16
Total576100.0
69) (See Readme document) (ITEM34)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree42173.6
2) Disagree508.7
3) Don't know10117.7
Missing20
Total572100.0
70) (See Readme document) (ITEM35)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree40771.4
2) Disagree335.8
3) Don't know13022.8
Missing22
Total570100.0
71) (See Readme document) (ITEM36)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree34359.9
2) Disagree9216.1
3) Don't know13824.1
Missing19
Total573100.0
72) (See Readme document) (ITEM37)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree29852.7
2) Disagree15226.9
3) Don't know11620.5
Missing26
Total566100.0
73) (See Readme document) (ITEM38)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree42874.0
2) Disagree223.8
3) Don't know12822.1
Missing14
Total578100.0
74) (See Readme document) (ITEM39)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree33157.9
2) Disagree12221.3
3) Don't know11920.8
Missing20
Total572100.0
75) (See Readme document) (ITEM40)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree35362.8
2) Disagree9617.1
3) Don't know11320.1
Missing30
Total562100.0
76) (See Readme document) (ITEM41)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree29552.0
2) Disagree6611.6
3) Don't know20636.3
Missing25
Total567100.0
77) (See Readme document) (ITEM42)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree34860.6
2) Disagree10418.1
3) Don't know12221.3
Missing18
Total574100.0
78) (See Readme document) (ITEM43)
 TOTAL%
1) Agree47281.4
2) Disagree437.4
3) Don't know6511.2
Missing12
Total580100.0
79) (See Readme document) (AITEM1)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong7913.3
1) Correct51386.7
Total592100.0
80) (See Readme document) (AITEM2)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong20434.5
1) Correct38865.5
Total592100.0
81) (See Readme document) (AITEM3)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong20935.3
1) Correct38364.7
Total592100.0
82) (See Readme document) (AITEM4)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong559.3
1) Correct53790.7
Total592100.0
83) (See Readme document) (AITEM5)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong23539.7
1) Correct35760.3
Total592100.0
84) (See Readme document) (AITEM6)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong24641.6
1) Correct34658.4
Total592100.0
85) (See Readme document) (AITEM7)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong33857.1
1) Correct25442.9
Total592100.0
86) (See Readme document) (AITEM8)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong30551.5
1) Correct28748.5
Total592100.0
87) (See Readme document) (AITEM9)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong25342.7
1) Correct33957.3
Total592100.0
88) (See Readme document) (AITEM10)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong6010.1
1) Correct53289.9
Total592100.0
89) (See Readme document) (AITEM11)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong20634.8
1) Correct38665.2
Total592100.0
90) (See Readme document) (AITEM12)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong17930.2
1) Correct41369.8
Total592100.0
91) (See Readme document) (AITEM13)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong30852.0
1) Correct28448.0
Total592100.0
92) (See Readme document) (AITEM14)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong16027.0
1) Correct43273.0
Total592100.0
93) (See Readme document) (AITEM15)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong18531.3
1) Correct40768.8
Total592100.0
94) (See Readme document) (AITEM16)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong18831.8
1) Correct40468.2
Total592100.0
95) (See Readme document) (AITEM17)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong17128.9
1) Correct42171.1
Total592100.0
96) (See Readme document) (AITEM18)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong21135.6
1) Correct38164.4
Total592100.0
97) (See Readme document) (AITEM19)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong20935.3
1) Correct38364.7
Total592100.0
98) (See Readme document) (AITEM20)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong22938.7
1) Correct36361.3
Total592100.0
99) (See Readme document) (AITEM21)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong27245.9
1) Correct32054.1
Total592100.0
100) (See Readme document) (AITEM22)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong22037.2
1) Correct37262.8
Total592100.0
101) (See Readme document) (AITEM23)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong17128.9
1) Correct42171.1
Total592100.0
102) (See Readme document) (AITEM24)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong23539.7
1) Correct35760.3
Total592100.0
103) (See Readme document) (AITEM25)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong13222.3
1) Correct46077.7
Total592100.0
104) (See Readme document) (AITEM26)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong22538.0
1) Correct36762.0
Total592100.0
105) (See Readme document) (AITEM27)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong22738.3
1) Correct36561.7
Total592100.0
106) (See Readme document) (AITEM28)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong21035.5
1) Correct38264.5
Total592100.0
107) (See Readme document) (AITEM29)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong17629.7
1) Correct41670.3
Total592100.0
108) (See Readme document) (AITEM30)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong23639.9
1) Correct35660.1
Total592100.0
109) (See Readme document) (AITEM31)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong18931.9
1) Correct40368.1
Total592100.0
110) (See Readme document) (AITEM32)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong23639.9
1) Correct35660.1
Total592100.0
111) (See Readme document) (AITEM33)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong11118.8
1) Correct48181.3
Total592100.0
112) (See Readme document) (AITEM34)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong17128.9
1) Correct42171.1
Total592100.0
113) (See Readme document) (AITEM35)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong18531.3
1) Correct40768.8
Total592100.0
114) (See Readme document) (AITEM36)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong19633.1
1) Correct39666.9
Total592100.0
115) (See Readme document) (AITEM37)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong21536.3
1) Correct37763.7
Total592100.0
116) (See Readme document) (AITEM38)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong16427.7
1) Correct42872.3
Total592100.0
117) (See Readme document) (AITEM39)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong19032.1
1) Correct40267.9
Total592100.0
118) (See Readme document) (AITEM40)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong23940.4
1) Correct35359.6
Total592100.0
119) (See Readme document) (AITEM41)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong35059.1
1) Correct24240.9
Total592100.0
120) (See Readme document) (AITEM42)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong23940.4
1) Correct35359.6
Total592100.0
121) (See Readme document) (AITEM43)
 TOTAL%
0) Wrong15926.9
1) Correct43373.1
Total592100.0
122) Number of correct responses from 10 general items (the same for all modules) (GENTOTAL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5926.582.26
123) Percentage of correct responses on knowledge; items from eight different modules (KSUBTEST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5920.700.62
124) Percentage of correct responses on attitude; items from eight different modules (ASUBTEST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5920.860.35
125) Percentages of correct responses on practice; items from eight different modules (PSUBTEST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5920.760.43
126) Total number of correct responses on the module; items vary on eight modules (TOTALALL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total59227.977.87
127) Percentage of correct responses based on 43 items per module (SUMAKP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5920.971.95
128) What is your religious affiliation? (RELIGION)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total53125.4712.99
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129) What is your job title now? (See readme document for codes) (JOBTITLE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total53896.9366.49
130) Age of respondent (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than 35 years6912.8
2) 35-44 years9818.1
3) 45-64 years12022.2
4) 65-79 years11521.3
5) 80+ years13825.6
Missing52
Total540100.0
131) Sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Male12721.6
2) Female46178.4
Missing4
Total588100.0
132) Religious Category (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
 TOTAL%
1) Christian (includes Protestant and Catholic)47079.5
2) Non-Christian (includes Jew, Muslim, Buddhist, and None)12120.5
Missing1
Total591100.0
133) Education level (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than high school325.5
2) High school graduate or less16928.8
3) Associate degree from a community college/completion of a trade school or apprenticeship program12020.5
4) Bachelor's degree12521.3
5) Graduate degree (includes master's degree and doctorate)11419.5
6) Other264.4
Missing6
Total586100.0
134) Ethnicity (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ETHNIC)
 TOTAL%
1) Non-white10618.5
2) White46881.5
Missing18
Total574100.0
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