Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989

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TOBACCO? (Weighted by WTFACTOR)

Which of the following describes the extent to which you have used tobacco in your lifetime?
  1) Have never tried it
  2) Tried it once or a few times
  3) Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it
  4) Am a regular user now

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Have never tried it 1270 41.6% 41.6%
Tried it once or a few times 1246 40.8% 82.4%
Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it 422 13.8% 96.2%
Am a regular user now 118 3.9% 100.1%
Missing 30
* 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
Have never tried it 45.5%
628
33.9%
277
42.3%
235
42.9%
108
44.2%
23
41.6%
1271
Tried it once or a few times 38.9%
537
41.9%
342
45.6%
253
36.9%
93
42.3%
22
40.8%
1247
Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it 12.0%
166
18.0%
147
11.2%
62
15.9%
40
11.5%
6
13.8%
421
Am a regular user now 3.6%
50
6.2%
51
0.9%
5
4.4%
11
1.9%
1
3.9%
118
TOTAL 100.0%
1381
100.0%
817
100.0%
555
100.0%
252
100.0%
52

3057


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Have never tried it 22.6%
320
58.1%
942
41.6%
1262
Tried it once or a few times 49.7%
704
33.0%
534
40.8%
1238
Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it 21.5%
304
7.1%
115
13.8%
419
Am a regular user now 6.3%
89
1.8%
29
3.9%
118
TOTAL 100.0%
1417
100.0%
1620

3037


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 64 65 & over TOTAL
Have never tried it 46.2%
254
30.4%
207
35.3%
184
43.3%
319
53.6%
294
41.4%
1258
Tried it once or a few times 39.5%
217
48.9%
333
45.3%
236
38.7%
285
31.0%
170
40.8%
1241
Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it 8.5%
47
16.0%
109
15.7%
82
14.5%
107
13.8%
76
13.9%
421
Am a regular user now 5.8%
32
4.7%
32
3.6%
19
3.5%
26
1.6%
9
3.9%
118
TOTAL 100.0%
550
100.0%
681
100.0%
521
100.0%
737
100.0%
549

3038


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Single Married Widowed Div./Sep. TOTAL
Have never tried it 52.7%
222
38.2%
932
69.8%
97
30.2%
16
41.5%
1267
Tried it once or a few times 34.0%
143
43.0%
1049
25.9%
36
32.1%
17
40.8%
1245
Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it 9.3%
39
15.0%
366
3.6%
5
20.8%
11
13.8%
421
Am a regular user now 4.0%
17
3.7%
91
0.7%
1
17.0%
9
3.9%
118
TOTAL 100.0%
421
100.0%
2438
100.0%
139
100.0%
53

3051


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS grad H.S. grad Some coll. Coll. grad Grad schl TOTAL
Have never tried it 47.7%
331
39.1%
328
44.2%
245
46.3%
144
33.3%
215
41.5%
1263
Tried it once or a few times 31.4%
218
40.7%
341
37.5%
208
40.8%
127
53.8%
347
40.8%
1241
Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it 18.2%
126
13.8%
116
13.9%
77
10.9%
34
10.5%
68
13.8%
421
Am a regular user now 2.7%
19
6.3%
53
4.3%
24
1.9%
6
2.3%
15
3.8%
117
TOTAL 100.0%
694
100.0%
838
100.0%
554
100.0%
311
100.0%
645

3042


Place of residence (I-WHERLIVE)

U.S. Canada Other TOTAL
Have never tried it 44.7%
927
34.5%
323
14.3%
2
41.4%
1252
Tried it once or a few times 38.3%
794
46.3%
433
78.6%
11
41.0%
1238
Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it 12.9%
267
15.9%
149
0.0%
0
13.8%
416
Am a regular user now 4.1%
85
3.3%
31
7.1%
1
3.9%
117
TOTAL 100.0%
2073
100.0%
936
100.0%
14

3023


Nationality (I-NTNLTY)

Swiss/South German/Alsatian Dutch/North German/Prussian/Russian British Other TOTAL
Have never tried it 47.3%
543
38.3%
523
33.9%
41
32.1%
72
41.2%
1179
Tried it once or a few times 37.9%
435
43.4%
593
43.0%
52
46.4%
104
41.4%
1184
Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it 11.7%
135
13.9%
190
20.7%
25
17.4%
39
13.6%
389
Am a regular user now 3.1%
36
4.4%
60
2.5%
3
4.0%
9
3.8%
108
TOTAL 100.0%
1149
100.0%
1366
100.0%
121
100.0%
224

2860


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20-29K 30-39K 40-49K 50K & up TOTAL
Have never tried it 48.9%
300
37.8%
274
37.8%
199
38.5%
153
33.6%
181
39.5%
1107
Tried it once or a few times 33.8%
207
44.3%
321
43.5%
229
43.8%
174
46.4%
250
42.2%
1181
Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it 13.7%
84
14.5%
105
13.3%
70
13.9%
55
15.8%
85
14.3%
399
Am a regular user now 3.6%
22
3.3%
24
5.5%
29
3.8%
15
4.3%
23
4.0%
113
TOTAL 100.0%
613
100.0%
724
100.0%
527
100.0%
397
100.0%
539

2800


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Democrat Republican Independnt TOTAL
Have never tried it 37.6%
151
43.8%
493
35.2%
25
41.9%
669
Tried it once or a few times 43.5%
175
39.1%
440
40.8%
29
40.3%
644
Have used it regularly in the past, but no longer use it 16.7%
67
12.8%
144
12.7%
9
13.8%
220
Am a regular user now 2.2%
9
4.3%
48
11.3%
8
4.1%
65
TOTAL 100.0%
402
100.0%
1125
100.0%
71

1598



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