Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989

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DATEOTHR (Weighted by WTFACTOR)

Here are items that indicate the degree of one's identity with one's religious or ethnic group. Circle the code which best indicates your agreement or disagreement with the statement. - Parents who discourage dating with non-Mennonites do a disservice to their children.
  1) Strongly agree
  2) Agree
  3) Uncertain
  4) Disagree
  5) Strongly disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Strongly agree 194 6.4% 6.4%
Agree 1099 36% 42.4%
Uncertain 733 24% 66.4%
Disagree 904 29.6% 96%
Strongly disagree 124 4.1% 100.1%
Missing 31
* 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 4.2%
58
8.3%
68
9.4%
52
4.8%
12
9.8%
5
6.4%
195
Agree 28.5%
393
39.2%
321
46.0%
256
42.6%
107
43.1%
22
36.0%
1099
Uncertain 27.9%
385
22.8%
187
16.4%
91
23.5%
59
21.6%
11
24.0%
733
Disagree 35.0%
482
25.2%
206
25.0%
139
26.3%
66
21.6%
11
29.6%
904
Strongly disagree 4.4%
60
4.5%
37
3.2%
18
2.8%
7
3.9%
2
4.1%
124
TOTAL 100.0%
1378
100.0%
819
100.0%
556
100.0%
251
100.0%
51

3055


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly agree 6.8%
96
6.1%
98
6.4%
194
Agree 36.7%
521
35.3%
570
36.0%
1091
Uncertain 22.6%
320
25.3%
409
24.0%
729
Disagree 29.7%
421
29.5%
476
29.6%
897
Strongly disagree 4.3%
61
3.8%
62
4.1%
123
TOTAL 100.0%
1419
100.0%
1615

3034


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 64 65 & over TOTAL
Strongly agree 12.9%
71
8.5%
58
5.6%
29
2.6%
19
3.1%
17
6.4%
194
Agree 40.9%
225
38.1%
260
36.9%
192
32.9%
242
31.7%
173
36.0%
1092
Uncertain 23.5%
129
23.1%
158
23.8%
124
22.3%
164
27.9%
152
24.0%
727
Disagree 18.5%
102
26.4%
180
30.7%
160
38.5%
283
31.6%
172
29.6%
897
Strongly disagree 4.2%
23
4.0%
27
3.1%
16
3.7%
27
5.7%
31
4.1%
124
TOTAL 100.0%
550
100.0%
683
100.0%
521
100.0%
735
100.0%
545

3034


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Single Married Widowed Div./Sep. TOTAL
Strongly agree 12.1%
51
5.5%
134
4.3%
6
7.7%
4
6.4%
195
Agree 38.1%
161
35.2%
858
37.4%
52
50.0%
26
36.0%
1097
Uncertain 25.3%
107
23.3%
569
33.1%
46
19.2%
10
24.0%
732
Disagree 21.3%
90
31.7%
772
22.3%
31
19.2%
10
29.6%
903
Strongly disagree 3.3%
14
4.3%
104
2.9%
4
3.8%
2
4.1%
124
TOTAL 100.0%
423
100.0%
2437
100.0%
139
100.0%
52

3051


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS grad H.S. grad Some coll. Coll. grad Grad schl TOTAL
Strongly agree 2.9%
20
4.9%
41
9.2%
51
6.8%
21
9.3%
60
6.3%
193
Agree 29.9%
206
35.8%
300
36.8%
204
45.0%
140
37.5%
243
35.9%
1093
Uncertain 27.9%
192
27.3%
229
17.5%
97
22.5%
70
21.9%
142
24.0%
730
Disagree 34.0%
234
27.7%
232
31.0%
172
22.8%
71
29.6%
192
29.6%
901
Strongly disagree 5.4%
37
4.4%
37
5.4%
30
2.9%
9
1.7%
11
4.1%
124
TOTAL 100.0%
689
100.0%
839
100.0%
554
100.0%
311
100.0%
648

3041


Place of residence (I-WHERLIVE)

U.S. Canada Other TOTAL
Strongly agree 6.3%
130
6.7%
63
7.7%
1
6.4%
194
Agree 34.3%
711
39.5%
370
30.8%
4
35.9%
1085
Uncertain 25.2%
521
21.3%
200
0.0%
0
23.9%
721
Disagree 30.2%
626
28.4%
266
53.8%
7
29.8%
899
Strongly disagree 4.0%
83
4.1%
38
7.7%
1
4.0%
122
TOTAL 100.0%
2071
100.0%
937
100.0%
13

3021


Nationality (I-NTNLTY)

Swiss/South German/Alsatian Dutch/North German/Prussian/Russian British Other TOTAL
Strongly agree 4.6%
52
6.5%
89
13.1%
16
12.8%
29
6.5%
186
Agree 30.7%
351
38.5%
526
51.6%
63
41.4%
94
36.2%
1034
Uncertain 24.6%
281
23.5%
321
16.4%
20
20.7%
47
23.4%
669
Disagree 36.9%
421
27.4%
375
15.6%
19
19.4%
44
30.0%
859
Strongly disagree 3.2%
37
4.2%
57
3.3%
4
5.7%
13
3.9%
111
TOTAL 100.0%
1142
100.0%
1368
100.0%
122
100.0%
227

2859


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20-29K 30-39K 40-49K 50K & up TOTAL
Strongly agree 4.1%
25
6.9%
50
6.4%
34
6.5%
26
8.5%
46
6.5%
181
Agree 33.7%
207
33.5%
241
37.1%
196
39.7%
158
38.1%
206
36.0%
1008
Uncertain 27.4%
168
24.6%
177
23.3%
123
21.9%
87
19.2%
104
23.5%
659
Disagree 30.1%
185
29.7%
214
31.6%
167
27.4%
109
31.2%
169
30.1%
844
Strongly disagree 4.7%
29
5.3%
38
1.5%
8
4.5%
18
3.0%
16
3.9%
109
TOTAL 100.0%
614
100.0%
720
100.0%
528
100.0%
398
100.0%
541

2801


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Democrat Republican Independnt TOTAL
Strongly agree 10.0%
40
6.0%
67
5.6%
4
7.0%
111
Agree 39.3%
157
35.8%
401
35.2%
25
36.6%
583
Uncertain 25.3%
101
23.0%
258
32.4%
23
24.0%
382
Disagree 23.5%
94
31.3%
351
22.5%
16
29.0%
461
Strongly disagree 2.0%
8
3.9%
44
4.2%
3
3.5%
55
TOTAL 100.0%
400
100.0%
1121
100.0%
71

1592



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