Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

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LUTHERAN (Weighted by WEIGHT)

[IF DENOMINA= 24 'LUTHERAN'] With which Lutheran group is your church associated? Is that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, the Wisconsin Synod, or some other Lutheran group?
  1) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church)
  2) Lutheran, don't know which
  3) Missouri Synod Lutheran
  4) Wisconsin Synod
  5) Other
  6) Don't know/refused

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church) 61 40.1% 40.1%
Lutheran, don't know which 7 4.6% 44.7%
Missouri Synod Lutheran 53 34.9% 79.6%
Wisconsin Synod 9 5.9% 85.5%
Other 16 10.5% 96%
Don't know/refused 6 3.9% 99.9%
Missing 2754
* The number of missing cases reported above is unweighted. Missing cases are not displayed in tables below.

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church) 38.9%
7
31.0%
9
48.0%
12
48.4%
15
39.2%
20
40.9%
63
Lutheran, don't know which 0.0%
0
10.3%
3
0.0%
0
3.2%
1
5.9%
3
4.5%
7
Missouri Synod Lutheran 33.3%
6
31.0%
9
16.0%
4
38.7%
12
43.1%
22
34.4%
53
Wisconsin Synod 0.0%
0
6.9%
2
20.0%
5
0.0%
0
2.0%
1
5.2%
8
Other 16.7%
3
17.2%
5
12.0%
3
6.5%
2
5.9%
3
10.4%
16
Don't know/refused 11.1%
2
3.4%
1
4.0%
1
3.2%
1
3.9%
2
4.5%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
18
100.0%
29
100.0%
25
100.0%
31
100.0%
51

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Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate Some college Trade/technical/vocational training College graduate Post-graduate work/degree TOTAL
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church) 12.5%
1
36.5%
19
34.9%
15
30.0%
3
63.0%
17
41.7%
5
39.5%
60
Lutheran, don't know which 12.5%
1
9.6%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
8.3%
1
4.6%
7
Missouri Synod Lutheran 50.0%
4
32.7%
17
39.5%
17
60.0%
6
18.5%
5
33.3%
4
34.9%
53
Wisconsin Synod 0.0%
0
7.7%
4
7.0%
3
0.0%
0
7.4%
2
8.3%
1
6.6%
10
Other 12.5%
1
11.5%
6
11.6%
5
10.0%
1
7.4%
2
0.0%
0
9.9%
15
Don't know/refused 12.5%
1
1.9%
1
7.0%
3
0.0%
0
3.7%
1
8.3%
1
4.6%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
8
100.0%
52
100.0%
43
100.0%
10
100.0%
27
100.0%
12

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Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church) 40.5%
30
39.7%
31
40.1%
61
Lutheran, don't know which 5.4%
4
3.8%
3
4.6%
7
Missouri Synod Lutheran 31.1%
23
37.2%
29
34.2%
52
Wisconsin Synod 6.8%
5
5.1%
4
5.9%
9
Other 12.2%
9
9.0%
7
10.5%
16
Don't know/refused 4.1%
3
5.1%
4
4.6%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
74
100.0%
78

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Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $10,000 Between $10,000 and $30,000 $30,000 or more Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church) 17.6%
3
33.3%
9
41.8%
38
68.8%
11
40.4%
61
Lutheran, don't know which 17.6%
3
0.0%
0
3.3%
3
6.3%
1
4.6%
7
Missouri Synod Lutheran 23.5%
4
55.6%
15
34.1%
31
12.5%
2
34.4%
52
Wisconsin Synod 0.0%
0
3.7%
1
6.6%
6
6.3%
1
5.3%
8
Other 35.3%
6
0.0%
0
9.9%
9
6.3%
1
10.6%
16
Don't know/refused 5.9%
1
7.4%
2
4.4%
4
0.0%
0
4.6%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
17
100.0%
27
100.0%
91
100.0%
16

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Race (I-RACE)

White African American/Black Asian or Pacific Islander American Indian/Native American Some other race TOTAL
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church) 40.0%
60
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
39.9%
61
Lutheran, don't know which 4.7%
7
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
4.6%
7
Missouri Synod Lutheran 34.7%
52
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
35.3%
54
Wisconsin Synod 6.0%
9
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
5.9%
9
Other 10.7%
16
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.5%
16
Don't know/refused 4.0%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.9%
6
TOTAL 100.0%
150
100.0%
1
100.0%
1
100.0%
1
100.0%
0

153


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Evangelical Mainline Black Protestant Catholic Jewish Other faith TOTAL
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church) 0.0%
0
67.8%
61
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
40.1%
61
Lutheran, don't know which 0.0%
0
7.8%
7
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
4.6%
7
Missouri Synod Lutheran 85.5%
53
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
34.9%
53
Wisconsin Synod 14.5%
9
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
5.9%
9
Other 0.0%
0
17.8%
16
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.5%
16
Don't know/refused 0.0%
0
6.7%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.9%
6
TOTAL 100.0%
62
100.0%
90
100.0%
0
100.0%
0
100.0%
0
100.0%
0

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