Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989

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RAISHAND (Weighted by WTFACTOR)

In my church
  1) It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing.
  2) Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace.

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing. 434 14.3% 14.3%
Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace. 2596 85.7% 100%
Missing 57 % %

Variable Comparisons

Church (I-CHURCH)

MC GCMC MBC BCC EMC TOTAL
It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing. 20.9%
286
1.7%
14
11.5%
63
28.4%
71
2.0%
1
14.4%
435
Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace. 79.1%
1082
98.3%
800
88.5%
485
71.6%
179
98.0%
50
85.6%
2596
Missing 27 13 12 6 1 59
TOTAL 100.0%
1368
100.0%
814
100.0%
548
100.0%
250
100.0%
51

3031


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female Missing TOTAL
It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing. 14.5%
204
14.1%
226

4
14.3%
430
Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace. 85.5%
1204
85.9%
1377

15
85.7%
2581
Missing 24 33 0 57
TOTAL 100.0%
1408
100.0%
1603

19

3011


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 64 65 & over Missing TOTAL
It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing. 18.9%
104
15.1%
103
16.5%
85
11.5%
83
10.3%
56

3
14.3%
431
Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace. 81.1%
445
84.9%
577
83.5%
430
88.5%
640
89.7%
489

15
85.7%
2581
Missing 3 5 7 20 20 0 55
TOTAL 100.0%
549
100.0%
680
100.0%
515
100.0%
723
100.0%
545

18

3012


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Single Married Widowed Div./Sep. Missing TOTAL
It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing. 18.4%
77
13.8%
334
11.9%
16
12.0%
6

1
14.3%
433
Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace. 81.6%
342
86.2%
2087
88.1%
119
88.0%
44

3
85.7%
2592
Missing 5 42 8 3 0 58
TOTAL 100.0%
419
100.0%
2421
100.0%
135
100.0%
50

4

3025


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS grad H.S. grad Some coll. Coll. grad Grad schl Missing TOTAL
It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing. 19.0%
128
15.9%
133
12.9%
72
14.1%
43
8.4%
54

4
14.3%
430
Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace. 81.0%
545
84.1%
702
87.1%
485
85.9%
263
91.6%
592

8
85.7%
2587
Missing 34 10 6 5 2 0 57
TOTAL 100.0%
673
100.0%
835
100.0%
557
100.0%
306
100.0%
646

12

3017


Place of residence (I-WHERLIVE)

U.S. Canada Other Missing TOTAL
It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing. 15.7%
324
11.2%
104
23.1%
3

3
14.4%
431
Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace. 84.3%
1734
88.8%
822
76.9%
10

29
85.6%
2566
Missing 35 20 0 0 55
TOTAL 100.0%
2058
100.0%
926
100.0%
13

32

2997


Nationality (I-NTNLTY)

Swiss/South German/Alsatian Dutch/North German/Prussian/Russian British Other Missing TOTAL
It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing. 16.8%
191
10.7%
145
21.3%
26
17.4%
39

33
14.1%
401
Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace. 83.2%
949
89.3%
1210
78.7%
96
82.6%
185

155
85.9%
2440
Missing 14 25 0 5 0 44
TOTAL 100.0%
1140
100.0%
1355
100.0%
122
100.0%
224

188

2841


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20-29K 30-39K 40-49K 50K & up Missing TOTAL
It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing. 12.8%
78
14.1%
100
14.5%
76
16.1%
63
12.8%
69

49
13.9%
386
Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace. 87.2%
531
85.9%
610
85.5%
449
83.9%
329
87.2%
472

204
86.1%
2391
Missing 17 17 5 8 2 0 49
TOTAL 100.0%
609
100.0%
710
100.0%
525
100.0%
392
100.0%
541

253

2777


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Democrat Republican Independnt Missing TOTAL
It is commonplace for the worshippers to raise their hands to God while praying or singing. 9.6%
38
17.1%
191
12.7%
9

196
15.0%
238
Raising of hands while praying or singing is not commonplace. 90.4%
357
82.9%
925
87.3%
62

1251
85.0%
1344
Missing 7 15 0 0 22
TOTAL 100.0%
395
100.0%
1116
100.0%
71

1447

1582