Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989

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NOSWEAR (Weighted by WTFACTOR)

It is against the will of God for a Christian to swear the oath demanded by the civil government on occasions.
  1) Strongly agree
  2) Agree
  3) Uncertain
  4) Disagree
  5) Strongly disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Strongly agree 392 12.8% 12.8%
Agree 1343 43.9% 56.7%
Uncertain 814 26.6% 83.3%
Disagree 448 14.6% 97.9%
Strongly disagree 62 2% 99.9%
Missing 27
* 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
Strongly agree 13.0%
179
15.2%
125
12.4%
69
6.3%
16
7.8%
4
12.8%
393
Agree 46.1%
636
48.5%
399
41.6%
231
25.8%
65
23.5%
12
43.9%
1343
Uncertain 27.2%
375
21.8%
179
26.1%
145
38.5%
97
35.3%
18
26.6%
814
Disagree 12.3%
170
12.4%
102
17.3%
96
26.2%
66
29.4%
15
14.7%
449
Strongly disagree 1.4%
20
2.1%
17
2.5%
14
3.2%
8
3.9%
2
2.0%
61
TOTAL 100.0%
1380
100.0%
822
100.0%
555
100.0%
252
100.0%
51

3060


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly agree 14.7%
209
11.2%
181
12.8%
390
Agree 43.9%
625
43.8%
708
43.8%
1333
Uncertain 23.0%
328
30.0%
484
26.7%
812
Disagree 15.9%
227
13.4%
217
14.6%
444
Strongly disagree 2.5%
36
1.6%
26
2.0%
62
TOTAL 100.0%
1425
100.0%
1616

3041


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 64 65 & over TOTAL
Strongly agree 9.7%
53
8.5%
58
10.6%
55
15.9%
118
18.9%
104
12.8%
388
Agree 30.1%
165
36.3%
248
41.6%
216
54.8%
406
54.1%
297
43.8%
1332
Uncertain 39.4%
216
33.0%
226
27.4%
142
17.4%
129
18.0%
99
26.7%
812
Disagree 18.2%
100
19.3%
132
19.1%
99
10.3%
76
7.3%
40
14.7%
447
Strongly disagree 2.6%
14
2.9%
20
1.3%
7
1.6%
12
1.6%
9
2.0%
62
TOTAL 100.0%
548
100.0%
684
100.0%
519
100.0%
741
100.0%
549

3041


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Single Married Widowed Div./Sep. TOTAL
Strongly agree 12.7%
53
12.6%
309
16.4%
23
9.4%
5
12.8%
390
Agree 36.6%
153
45.2%
1104
52.1%
73
24.5%
13
44.0%
1343
Uncertain 31.6%
132
25.8%
631
20.7%
29
39.6%
21
26.6%
813
Disagree 16.7%
70
14.5%
355
7.9%
11
20.8%
11
14.6%
447
Strongly disagree 2.4%
10
1.8%
45
2.9%
4
5.7%
3
2.0%
62
TOTAL 100.0%
418
100.0%
2444
100.0%
140
100.0%
53

3055


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS grad H.S. grad Some coll. Coll. grad Grad schl TOTAL
Strongly agree 18.8%
130
12.0%
101
8.4%
47
9.1%
28
13.3%
86
12.9%
392
Agree 49.6%
344
43.0%
361
37.6%
210
39.6%
122
45.8%
297
43.8%
1334
Uncertain 22.4%
155
28.1%
236
34.0%
190
30.5%
94
21.0%
136
26.6%
811
Disagree 7.2%
50
15.1%
127
17.0%
95
18.8%
58
18.1%
117
14.7%
447
Strongly disagree 2.0%
14
1.7%
14
3.0%
17
1.9%
6
1.9%
12
2.1%
63
TOTAL 100.0%
693
100.0%
839
100.0%
559
100.0%
308
100.0%
648

3047


Place of residence (I-WHERLIVE)

U.S. Canada Other TOTAL
Strongly agree 10.8%
224
16.9%
159
7.1%
1
12.7%
384
Agree 41.3%
856
49.5%
466
57.1%
8
43.9%
1330
Uncertain 28.7%
595
22.6%
213
28.6%
4
26.8%
812
Disagree 16.8%
348
10.0%
94
0.0%
0
14.6%
442
Strongly disagree 2.5%
51
1.1%
10
7.1%
1
2.0%
62
TOTAL 100.0%
2074
100.0%
942
100.0%
14

3030


Nationality (I-NTNLTY)

Swiss/South German/Alsatian Dutch/North German/Prussian/Russian British Other TOTAL
Strongly agree 12.3%
142
14.7%
201
5.0%
6
5.8%
13
12.6%
362
Agree 49.1%
565
45.9%
629
20.7%
25
25.2%
57
44.5%
1276
Uncertain 23.5%
270
25.6%
351
43.0%
52
35.8%
81
26.3%
754
Disagree 14.2%
163
12.0%
165
24.8%
30
28.8%
65
14.7%
423
Strongly disagree 1.0%
11
1.8%
24
6.6%
8
4.4%
10
1.8%
53
TOTAL 100.0%
1151
100.0%
1370
100.0%
121
100.0%
226

2868


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20-29K 30-39K 40-49K 50K & up TOTAL
Strongly agree 15.2%
94
12.9%
93
9.6%
51
13.6%
54
9.4%
51
12.2%
343
Agree 50.0%
309
44.9%
324
41.4%
219
41.1%
163
41.7%
225
44.2%
1240
Uncertain 22.7%
140
25.4%
183
28.5%
151
28.7%
114
27.4%
148
26.2%
736
Disagree 9.7%
60
14.6%
105
18.7%
99
14.6%
58
19.6%
106
15.3%
428
Strongly disagree 2.4%
15
2.2%
16
1.7%
9
2.0%
8
1.9%
10
2.1%
58
TOTAL 100.0%
618
100.0%
721
100.0%
529
100.0%
397
100.0%
540

2805


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Democrat Republican Independnt TOTAL
Strongly agree 9.0%
36
8.7%
97
12.7%
9
8.9%
142
Agree 41.7%
166
39.1%
437
40.8%
29
39.8%
632
Uncertain 30.7%
122
30.8%
345
21.1%
15
30.4%
482
Disagree 15.8%
63
18.5%
207
23.9%
17
18.1%
287
Strongly disagree 2.8%
11
2.9%
33
1.4%
1
2.8%
45
TOTAL 100.0%
398
100.0%
1119
100.0%
71

1588



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