Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989

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NUMKIDS (Weighted by WTFACTOR)

Persons currently married: Research indicates that a certain amount of disagreement is apt to be found in all marriages, even in the best of them. Indicate the approximate agreement or disagreement you and your mate have experienced on the items listed. - Number of children wanted
  1) Always agree
  2) Almost always agree
  3) Occasionally disagree
  4) Frequently disagree
  5) Almost always disagree
  6) Always disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Always agree 1225 50.7% 50.7%
Almost always agree 843 34.9% 85.6%
Occasionally disagree 261 10.8% 96.4%
Frequently disagree 55 2.3% 98.7%
Almost always disagree 8 .3% 99%
Always disagree 24 1% 100%
Missing 652
* 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
Always agree 45.7%
488
54.7%
364
55.8%
242
53.2%
108
53.7%
22
50.7%
1224
Almost always agree 37.7%
403
31.7%
211
33.4%
145
33.5%
68
36.6%
15
34.9%
842
Occasionally disagree 12.8%
137
9.8%
65
8.1%
35
10.3%
21
7.3%
3
10.8%
261
Frequently disagree 2.8%
30
2.1%
14
1.8%
8
1.5%
3
2.4%
1
2.3%
56
Almost always disagree 0.2%
2
0.3%
2
0.5%
2
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
7
Always disagree 0.8%
9
1.5%
10
0.5%
2
1.0%
2
0.0%
0
1.0%
23
TOTAL 100.0%
1069
100.0%
666
100.0%
434
100.0%
203
100.0%
41

2413


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Always agree 48.4%
573
52.9%
645
50.7%
1218
Almost always agree 38.3%
454
31.6%
385
34.9%
839
Occasionally disagree 10.0%
119
11.6%
142
10.9%
261
Frequently disagree 2.1%
25
2.4%
29
2.2%
54
Almost always disagree 0.4%
5
0.2%
3
0.3%
8
Always disagree 0.8%
9
1.2%
15
1.0%
24
TOTAL 100.0%
1185
100.0%
1219

2404


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 64 65 & over TOTAL
Always agree 38.3%
100
46.4%
278
52.5%
254
54.9%
367
56.8%
218
50.8%
1217
Almost always agree 42.9%
112
37.1%
222
35.3%
171
33.8%
226
28.1%
108
35.0%
839
Occasionally disagree 13.4%
35
13.0%
78
9.7%
47
8.2%
55
10.9%
42
10.7%
257
Frequently disagree 4.6%
12
2.7%
16
1.4%
7
1.8%
12
1.6%
6
2.2%
53
Almost always disagree 0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.4%
2
0.0%
0
1.3%
5
0.3%
8
Always disagree 0.8%
2
0.7%
4
0.6%
3
1.3%
9
1.3%
5
1.0%
23
TOTAL 100.0%
261
100.0%
599
100.0%
484
100.0%
669
100.0%
384

2397


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Single Married Widowed Div./Sep. TOTAL
Always agree 71.4%
5
50.8%
1209
43.5%
10
0.0%
0
50.7%
1224
Almost always agree 0.0%
0
35.2%
836
26.1%
6
0.0%
0
34.9%
842
Occasionally disagree 0.0%
0
10.6%
251
17.4%
4
100.0%
5
10.8%
260
Frequently disagree 28.6%
2
2.2%
52
8.7%
2
0.0%
0
2.3%
56
Almost always disagree 0.0%
0
0.3%
8
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
8
Always disagree 0.0%
0
0.9%
22
4.3%
1
0.0%
0
1.0%
23
TOTAL 100.0%
7
100.0%
2378
100.0%
23
100.0%
5

2413


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS grad H.S. grad Some coll. Coll. grad Grad schl TOTAL
Always agree 51.8%
256
54.7%
369
54.8%
239
40.2%
99
45.7%
255
50.6%
1218
Almost always agree 30.2%
149
32.6%
220
30.7%
134
43.5%
107
41.6%
232
35.0%
842
Occasionally disagree 11.1%
55
9.5%
64
11.5%
50
13.8%
34
10.4%
58
10.8%
261
Frequently disagree 3.6%
18
2.1%
14
2.1%
9
2.4%
6
1.4%
8
2.3%
55
Almost always disagree 1.0%
5
0.1%
1
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.3%
8
Always disagree 2.2%
11
0.9%
6
0.7%
3
0.0%
0
0.7%
4
1.0%
24
TOTAL 100.0%
494
100.0%
674
100.0%
436
100.0%
246
100.0%
558

2408


Place of residence (I-WHERLIVE)

U.S. Canada Other TOTAL
Always agree 48.9%
804
54.6%
406
66.7%
6
50.7%
1216
Almost always agree 36.4%
598
32.0%
238
33.3%
3
35.0%
839
Occasionally disagree 11.3%
186
9.7%
72
0.0%
0
10.8%
258
Frequently disagree 2.3%
38
2.0%
15
0.0%
0
2.2%
53
Almost always disagree 0.3%
5
0.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.3%
8
Always disagree 0.8%
13
1.3%
10
0.0%
0
1.0%
23
TOTAL 100.0%
1644
100.0%
744
100.0%
9

2397


Nationality (I-NTNLTY)

Swiss/South German/Alsatian Dutch/North German/Prussian/Russian British Other TOTAL
Always agree 46.7%
429
52.6%
567
59.0%
62
55.3%
99
50.7%
1157
Almost always agree 40.0%
368
33.2%
358
22.9%
24
31.3%
56
35.4%
806
Occasionally disagree 10.7%
98
10.3%
111
11.4%
12
9.5%
17
10.4%
238
Frequently disagree 1.6%
15
2.2%
24
2.9%
3
3.4%
6
2.1%
48
Almost always disagree 0.1%
1
0.6%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
7
Always disagree 0.9%
8
1.0%
11
3.8%
4
0.6%
1
1.1%
24
TOTAL 100.0%
919
100.0%
1077
100.0%
105
100.0%
179

2280


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20-29K 30-39K 40-49K 50K & up TOTAL
Always agree 50.6%
201
49.3%
309
49.8%
233
44.8%
152
56.1%
261
50.3%
1156
Almost always agree 34.8%
138
37.3%
234
35.3%
165
42.8%
145
29.9%
139
35.8%
821
Occasionally disagree 9.6%
38
10.8%
68
11.8%
55
9.4%
32
10.3%
48
10.5%
241
Frequently disagree 1.3%
5
2.1%
13
2.4%
11
1.8%
6
3.2%
15
2.2%
50
Almost always disagree 1.5%
6
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
8
Always disagree 2.3%
9
0.5%
3
0.6%
3
0.9%
3
0.4%
2
0.9%
20
TOTAL 100.0%
397
100.0%
627
100.0%
468
100.0%
339
100.0%
465

2296


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Democrat Republican Independnt TOTAL
Always agree 45.4%
148
49.7%
452
40.7%
24
48.2%
624
Almost always agree 39.6%
129
34.7%
316
44.1%
26
36.4%
471
Occasionally disagree 12.9%
42
11.4%
104
11.9%
7
11.8%
153
Frequently disagree 1.8%
6
2.6%
24
3.4%
2
2.5%
32
Almost always disagree 0.3%
1
0.4%
4
0.0%
0
0.4%
5
Always disagree 0.0%
0
1.1%
10
0.0%
0
0.8%
10
TOTAL 100.0%
326
100.0%
910
100.0%
59

1295



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