Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Seventh-Day Adventists

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ECONOMY

How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation's income?
  1) Our income declined a lot
  2) Our income declined a little
  3) Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded
  4) No significant change in income
  5) Our income has grown

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Our income declined a lot 58 18.1% 18.1% -1.32
Our income declined a little 126 39.3% 57.3% -.54
Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded 24 7.5% 64.8% .24
No significant change in income 84 26.2% 91% 1.02
Our income has grown 29 9% 100% 1.8

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

1850-1900 1901-1950 1951-1975 1976-2000 After 2000 TOTAL
Our income declined a lot 0.0%
0
12.8%
12
20.8%
11
30.0%
21
21.6%
8
18.7%
52
Our income declined a little 45.8%
11
44.7%
42
34.0%
18
41.4%
29
27.0%
10
39.6%
110
Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded 12.5%
3
8.5%
8
9.4%
5
5.7%
4
5.4%
2
7.9%
22
No significant change in income 29.2%
7
24.5%
23
24.5%
13
17.1%
12
35.1%
13
24.5%
68
Our income has grown 12.5%
3
9.6%
9
11.3%
6
5.7%
4
10.8%
4
9.4%
26
TOTAL 100.0%
24
100.0%
94
100.0%
53
100.0%
70
100.0%
37

278


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Moderate Somewhat conservative Very conservative TOTAL
Our income declined a lot 33.3%
1
33.3%
8
17.4%
15
15.1%
22
17.5%
10
17.7%
56
Our income declined a little 0.0%
0
33.3%
8
40.7%
35
44.5%
65
29.8%
17
39.6%
125
Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded 33.3%
1
0.0%
0
10.5%
9
5.5%
8
10.5%
6
7.6%
24
No significant change in income 0.0%
0
29.2%
7
25.6%
22
24.7%
36
29.8%
17
25.9%
82
Our income has grown 33.3%
1
4.2%
1
5.8%
5
10.3%
15
12.3%
7
9.2%
29
TOTAL 100.0%
3
100.0%
24
100.0%
86
100.0%
146
100.0%
57

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Size of place (I-SIZPLACE)

1-50 51-100 101-250 251-500 Over 500 TOTAL
Our income declined a lot 16.2%
28
20.6%
13
22.4%
13
17.6%
3
25.0%
1
18.4%
58
Our income declined a little 38.2%
66
36.5%
23
46.6%
27
47.1%
8
25.0%
1
39.7%
125
Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded 6.4%
11
11.1%
7
8.6%
5
5.9%
1
0.0%
0
7.6%
24
No significant change in income 31.2%
54
23.8%
15
12.1%
7
11.8%
2
25.0%
1
25.1%
79
Our income has grown 8.1%
14
7.9%
5
10.3%
6
17.6%
3
25.0%
1
9.2%
29
TOTAL 100.0%
173
100.0%
63
100.0%
58
100.0%
17
100.0%
4

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