Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989

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PEACPRIN (Weighted by WTFACTOR)

In my church the application of the principle of peace and nonresistance would be interpreted more as
  1) Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war.
  2) Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war.

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war. 2367 81.1% 81.1%
Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war. 551 18.9% 100%
Missing 207
* The number of missing cases reported above is unweighted. Missing cases are not displayed in tables below.

Variable Comparisons

Church (I-CHURCH)

MC GCMC MBC BCC EMC TOTAL
Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war. 82.4%
1097
80.2%
638
83.0%
430
76.0%
174
63.6%
28
81.1%
2367
Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war. 17.6%
234
19.8%
158
17.0%
88
24.0%
55
36.4%
16
18.9%
551
TOTAL 100.0%
1331
100.0%
796
100.0%
518
100.0%
229
100.0%
44

2918


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war. 83.7%
1165
79.0%
1192
81.2%
2357
Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war. 16.3%
227
21.0%
317
18.8%
544
TOTAL 100.0%
1392
100.0%
1509

2901


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 64 65 & over TOTAL
Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war. 83.0%
426
81.0%
526
81.7%
410
79.9%
569
80.8%
424
81.2%
2355
Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war. 17.0%
87
19.0%
123
18.3%
92
20.1%
143
19.2%
101
18.8%
546
TOTAL 100.0%
513
100.0%
649
100.0%
502
100.0%
712
100.0%
525

2901


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Single Married Widowed Div./Sep. TOTAL
Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war. 85.9%
342
81.0%
1898
73.6%
95
64.4%
29
81.1%
2364
Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war. 14.1%
56
19.0%
445
26.4%
34
35.6%
16
18.9%
551
TOTAL 100.0%
398
100.0%
2343
100.0%
129
100.0%
45

2915


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS grad H.S. grad Some coll. Coll. grad Grad schl TOTAL
Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war. 78.1%
513
80.6%
639
81.9%
442
81.2%
237
84.1%
528
81.1%
2359
Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war. 21.9%
144
19.4%
154
18.1%
98
18.8%
55
15.9%
100
18.9%
551
TOTAL 100.0%
657
100.0%
793
100.0%
540
100.0%
292
100.0%
628

2910


Place of residence (I-WHERLIVE)

U.S. Canada Other TOTAL
Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war. 81.3%
1617
80.9%
716
69.2%
9
81.1%
2342
Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war. 18.7%
372
19.1%
169
30.8%
4
18.9%
545
TOTAL 100.0%
1989
100.0%
885
100.0%
13

2887


Nationality (I-NTNLTY)

Swiss/South German/Alsatian Dutch/North German/Prussian/Russian British Other TOTAL
Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war. 84.1%
945
81.7%
1075
74.3%
81
74.5%
152
81.9%
2253
Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war. 15.9%
178
18.3%
240
25.7%
28
25.5%
52
18.1%
498
TOTAL 100.0%
1123
100.0%
1315
100.0%
109
100.0%
204

2751


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20-29K 30-39K 40-49K 50K & up TOTAL
Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war. 78.7%
466
81.7%
562
84.3%
430
80.2%
304
81.6%
426
81.3%
2188
Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war. 21.3%
126
18.3%
126
15.7%
80
19.8%
75
18.4%
96
18.7%
503
TOTAL 100.0%
592
100.0%
688
100.0%
510
100.0%
379
100.0%
522

2691


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Democrat Republican Independnt TOTAL
Conscientious objection to participation in military service and war. 83.9%
323
80.7%
869
75.4%
52
81.3%
1244
Nonviolent acts of protest against militarism and preparation for war. 16.1%
62
19.3%
208
24.6%
17
18.7%
287
TOTAL 100.0%
385
100.0%
1077
100.0%
69

1531



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