Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989

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RELATGOD (Weighted by WTFACTOR)

In general, how close do you describe your present relationship to God?
  1) Quite unrelated
  2) Rather distant
  3) Between distant and close
  4) Fairly close
  5) Close
  6) Very close

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Quite unrelated 5 .2% .2%
Rather distant 90 2.9% 3.1%
Between distant and close 414 13.5% 16.6%
Fairly close 928 30.2% 46.8%
Close 1136 37% 83.8%
Very close 498 16.2% 100%
Missing 12
* 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
Quite unrelated 0.1%
2
0.2%
2
0.2%
1
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
6
Rather distant 3.3%
46
3.3%
27
2.1%
12
2.4%
6
2.0%
1
3.0%
92
Between distant and close 12.5%
173
16.2%
133
12.9%
72
12.5%
32
7.8%
4
13.5%
414
Fairly close 31.3%
435
28.9%
237
29.7%
166
30.6%
78
23.5%
12
30.2%
928
Close 35.1%
488
37.0%
303
40.4%
226
37.3%
95
45.1%
23
36.9%
1135
Very close 17.6%
245
14.3%
117
14.7%
82
16.9%
43
21.6%
11
16.2%
498
TOTAL 100.0%
1389
100.0%
819
100.0%
559
100.0%
255
100.0%
51

3073


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Quite unrelated 0.2%
3
0.1%
2
0.2%
5
Rather distant 3.6%
52
2.3%
38
2.9%
90
Between distant and close 13.7%
195
13.5%
219
13.6%
414
Fairly close 32.3%
460
28.6%
465
30.3%
925
Close 36.3%
518
37.2%
604
36.8%
1122
Very close 13.9%
198
18.3%
297
16.2%
495
TOTAL 100.0%
1426
100.0%
1625

3051


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 64 65 & over TOTAL
Quite unrelated 0.2%
1
0.3%
2
0.4%
2
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
6
Rather distant 6.4%
35
4.2%
29
1.7%
9
2.0%
15
0.5%
3
3.0%
91
Between distant and close 22.3%
122
19.5%
134
14.2%
74
7.7%
57
4.3%
24
13.5%
411
Fairly close 35.8%
196
32.8%
225
36.3%
189
25.4%
189
22.8%
127
30.3%
926
Close 28.5%
156
31.9%
219
34.0%
177
44.4%
330
43.5%
242
36.8%
1124
Very close 6.9%
38
11.4%
78
13.3%
69
20.3%
151
28.8%
160
16.2%
496
TOTAL 100.0%
548
100.0%
687
100.0%
520
100.0%
743
100.0%
556

3054


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Single Married Widowed Div./Sep. TOTAL
Quite unrelated 0.2%
1
0.2%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
6
Rather distant 6.8%
29
2.3%
56
1.4%
2
5.7%
3
2.9%
90
Between distant and close 22.4%
95
12.6%
309
1.4%
2
11.3%
6
13.4%
412
Fairly close 31.6%
134
31.0%
759
15.6%
22
22.6%
12
30.2%
927
Close 32.8%
139
37.2%
911
44.0%
62
41.5%
22
37.0%
1134
Very close 6.1%
26
16.7%
409
37.6%
53
18.9%
10
16.2%
498
TOTAL 100.0%
424
100.0%
2449
100.0%
141
100.0%
53

3067


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS grad H.S. grad Some coll. Coll. grad Grad schl TOTAL
Quite unrelated 0.3%
2
0.1%
1
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
6
Rather distant 0.9%
6
4.2%
35
3.2%
18
5.8%
18
2.2%
14
3.0%
91
Between distant and close 11.1%
78
14.0%
118
15.1%
84
17.3%
54
12.5%
81
13.6%
415
Fairly close 25.4%
178
31.1%
262
34.6%
193
34.3%
107
28.6%
185
30.2%
925
Close 40.5%
284
36.2%
305
34.3%
191
29.8%
93
39.6%
256
36.9%
1129
Very close 21.9%
154
14.5%
122
12.6%
70
12.8%
40
16.8%
109
16.2%
495
TOTAL 100.0%
702
100.0%
843
100.0%
557
100.0%
312
100.0%
647

3061


Place of residence (I-WHERLIVE)

U.S. Canada Other TOTAL
Quite unrelated 0.1%
3
0.1%
1
7.1%
1
0.2%
5
Rather distant 2.7%
57
3.3%
31
0.0%
0
2.9%
88
Between distant and close 12.9%
269
14.7%
138
14.3%
2
13.5%
409
Fairly close 29.9%
622
31.0%
292
35.7%
5
30.3%
919
Close 37.0%
770
36.9%
347
35.7%
5
37.0%
1122
Very close 17.3%
360
14.0%
132
7.1%
1
16.2%
493
TOTAL 100.0%
2081
100.0%
941
100.0%
14

3036


Nationality (I-NTNLTY)

Swiss/South German/Alsatian Dutch/North German/Prussian/Russian British Other TOTAL
Quite unrelated 0.1%
1
0.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.9%
2
0.2%
5
Rather distant 2.9%
34
2.9%
40
2.5%
3
2.2%
5
2.9%
82
Between distant and close 12.2%
141
12.9%
177
20.7%
25
18.5%
42
13.4%
385
Fairly close 31.5%
363
30.4%
417
28.9%
35
24.7%
56
30.3%
871
Close 35.5%
410
39.5%
541
33.9%
41
32.6%
74
37.1%
1066
Very close 17.8%
205
14.2%
194
14.0%
17
21.1%
48
16.2%
464
TOTAL 100.0%
1154
100.0%
1371
100.0%
121
100.0%
227

2873


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20-29K 30-39K 40-49K 50K & up TOTAL
Quite unrelated 0.3%
2
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.7%
3
0.0%
0
0.2%
6
Rather distant 2.1%
13
1.7%
12
4.2%
22
4.2%
17
3.7%
20
3.0%
84
Between distant and close 9.6%
60
14.5%
105
13.2%
70
16.2%
65
14.6%
79
13.5%
379
Fairly close 26.7%
166
29.8%
215
35.2%
186
30.9%
124
33.0%
179
30.9%
870
Close 39.1%
243
36.6%
264
35.7%
189
36.7%
147
34.9%
189
36.6%
1032
Very close 22.2%
138
17.3%
125
11.7%
62
11.2%
45
13.8%
75
15.8%
445
TOTAL 100.0%
622
100.0%
722
100.0%
529
100.0%
401
100.0%
542

2816


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Democrat Republican Independnt TOTAL
Quite unrelated 1.0%
4
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
5
Rather distant 3.5%
14
2.0%
23
5.7%
4
2.6%
41
Between distant and close 15.8%
63
12.2%
137
14.3%
10
13.2%
210
Fairly close 34.1%
136
31.9%
358
28.6%
20
32.3%
514
Close 32.3%
129
36.9%
415
44.3%
31
36.1%
575
Very close 13.3%
53
16.9%
190
7.1%
5
15.6%
248
TOTAL 100.0%
399
100.0%
1124
100.0%
70

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