Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Presbyterian Church (USA)

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QF3A

How would you describe your congregation's financial health today and five years ago? Today
  1) In serious difficulty
  2) In some difficulty
  3) Tight, but we manage
  4) Good
  5) Excellent

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
In serious difficulty 53 7.8% 7.8% -2.05
In some difficulty 106 15.5% 23.3% -1.06
Tight, but we manage 318 46.6% 69.9% -.08
Good 144 21.1% 91.1% .91
Excellent 61 8.9% 100% 1.89

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

1650-1800 1801-1900 1901-1950 1951-1975 1976-2000 After 2000 TOTAL
In serious difficulty 9.1%
4
7.4%
23
3.7%
5
8.8%
10
15.8%
6
28.6%
2
7.7%
50
In some difficulty 11.4%
5
15.1%
47
16.3%
22
18.4%
21
10.5%
4
28.6%
2
15.5%
101
Tight, but we manage 59.1%
26
44.2%
138
48.9%
66
44.7%
51
50.0%
19
28.6%
2
46.5%
302
Good 20.5%
9
23.4%
73
19.3%
26
20.2%
23
15.8%
6
14.3%
1
21.2%
138
Excellent 0.0%
0
9.9%
31
11.9%
16
7.9%
9
7.9%
3
0.0%
0
9.1%
59
TOTAL 100.0%
44
100.0%
312
100.0%
135
100.0%
114
100.0%
38
100.0%
7

650


Size of place (I-SIZPLACE)

1-50 51-100 101-250 251-500 More than 500 TOTAL
In serious difficulty 9.3%
25
11.8%
19
3.1%
5
7.1%
4
0.0%
0
7.9%
53
In some difficulty 17.9%
48
18.6%
30
11.0%
18
8.9%
5
9.5%
2
15.4%
103
Tight, but we manage 45.1%
121
42.9%
69
56.4%
92
32.1%
18
47.6%
10
46.3%
310
Good 20.9%
56
19.9%
32
20.2%
33
26.8%
15
33.3%
7
21.4%
143
Excellent 6.7%
18
6.8%
11
9.2%
15
25.0%
14
9.5%
2
9.0%
60
TOTAL 100.0%
268
100.0%
161
100.0%
163
100.0%
56
100.0%
21

669


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Moderate Somewhat conservative Very conservative TOTAL
In serious difficulty 13.3%
2
8.2%
8
9.6%
25
5.0%
12
8.3%
5
7.7%
52
In some difficulty 20.0%
3
16.5%
16
14.9%
39
15.8%
38
16.7%
10
15.8%
106
Tight, but we manage 40.0%
6
54.6%
53
45.2%
118
47.1%
113
36.7%
22
46.4%
312
Good 20.0%
3
15.5%
15
19.9%
52
22.5%
54
31.7%
19
21.2%
143
Excellent 6.7%
1
5.2%
5
10.3%
27
9.6%
23
6.7%
4
8.9%
60
TOTAL 100.0%
15
100.0%
97
100.0%
261
100.0%
240
100.0%
60

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