Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989

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SALVATN (Weighted by WTFACTOR)

How often do you have doubts about your own salvation?
  1) Never
  2) Seldom
  3) Sometimes
  4) Often
  5) Very often

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Never 1134 36.9% 36.9%
Seldom 1135 36.9% 73.8%
Sometimes 713 23.2% 97%
Often 83 2.7% 99.7%
Very often 9 .3% 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
Never 31.8%
443
33.8%
276
49.9%
280
41.9%
106
58.0%
29
36.9%
1134
Seldom 40.6%
565
34.9%
285
33.2%
186
33.6%
85
26.0%
13
36.9%
1134
Sometimes 23.7%
330
28.5%
233
16.0%
90
20.9%
53
14.0%
7
23.2%
713
Often 3.5%
49
2.6%
21
0.7%
4
3.2%
8
2.0%
1
2.7%
83
Very often 0.4%
5
0.2%
2
0.2%
1
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
1392
100.0%
817
100.0%
561
100.0%
253
100.0%
50

3073


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Never 35.8%
511
37.9%
616
36.9%
1127
Seldom 38.9%
555
35.3%
574
37.0%
1129
Sometimes 22.2%
316
24.0%
390
23.1%
706
Often 3.0%
43
2.4%
39
2.7%
82
Very often 0.1%
1
0.5%
8
0.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
1426
100.0%
1627

3053


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 64 65 & over TOTAL
Never 25.5%
140
38.0%
261
39.7%
207
38.3%
283
42.0%
235
36.9%
1126
Seldom 40.6%
223
34.0%
233
35.9%
187
39.2%
290
35.1%
196
37.0%
1129
Sometimes 28.1%
154
24.9%
171
22.3%
116
20.4%
151
20.8%
116
23.2%
708
Often 5.3%
29
2.8%
19
2.1%
11
1.6%
12
2.0%
11
2.7%
82
Very often 0.5%
3
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.4%
3
0.2%
1
0.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
549
100.0%
686
100.0%
521
100.0%
739
100.0%
559

3054


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Single Married Widowed Div./Sep. TOTAL
Never 19.1%
81
39.3%
964
47.5%
67
40.7%
22
36.9%
1134
Seldom 44.0%
186
36.3%
891
31.9%
45
20.4%
11
36.9%
1133
Sometimes 31.0%
131
21.9%
537
20.6%
29
27.8%
15
23.2%
712
Often 5.2%
22
2.4%
58
0.0%
0
5.6%
3
2.7%
83
Very often 0.7%
3
0.1%
3
0.0%
0
5.6%
3
0.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
423
100.0%
2453
100.0%
141
100.0%
54

3071


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS grad H.S. grad Some coll. Coll. grad Grad schl TOTAL
Never 35.1%
247
34.0%
285
40.9%
229
35.0%
109
39.9%
259
36.9%
1129
Seldom 34.2%
241
35.1%
294
38.4%
215
38.9%
121
40.1%
260
36.9%
1131
Sometimes 27.4%
193
27.4%
230
18.4%
103
22.5%
70
17.6%
114
23.2%
710
Often 3.3%
23
3.2%
27
1.6%
9
2.9%
9
2.3%
15
2.7%
83
Very often 0.0%
0
0.2%
2
0.7%
4
0.6%
2
0.2%
1
0.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
704
100.0%
838
100.0%
560
100.0%
311
100.0%
649

3062


Place of residence (I-WHERLIVE)

U.S. Canada Other TOTAL
Never 36.8%
766
37.7%
356
46.2%
6
37.1%
1128
Seldom 38.5%
802
33.1%
312
46.2%
6
36.8%
1120
Sometimes 21.5%
448
26.7%
252
7.7%
1
23.1%
701
Often 3.0%
62
2.1%
20
0.0%
0
2.7%
82
Very often 0.2%
5
0.4%
4
0.0%
0
0.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
2083
100.0%
944
100.0%
13

3040


Nationality (I-NTNLTY)

Swiss/South German/Alsatian Dutch/North German/Prussian/Russian British Other TOTAL
Never 32.6%
376
39.4%
540
42.6%
52
45.8%
104
37.3%
1072
Seldom 42.4%
490
35.6%
488
28.7%
35
26.0%
59
37.3%
1072
Sometimes 21.8%
252
22.6%
309
25.4%
31
26.9%
61
22.7%
653
Often 3.0%
35
2.0%
28
3.3%
4
1.3%
3
2.4%
70
Very often 0.2%
2
0.4%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
1155
100.0%
1370
100.0%
122
100.0%
227

2874


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20-29K 30-39K 40-49K 50K & up TOTAL
Never 41.3%
256
37.9%
275
38.0%
200
32.0%
128
36.3%
197
37.5%
1056
Seldom 35.8%
222
35.0%
254
37.4%
197
42.3%
169
38.4%
208
37.3%
1050
Sometimes 21.0%
130
23.1%
168
21.1%
111
24.5%
98
22.5%
122
22.3%
629
Often 1.5%
9
4.0%
29
3.2%
17
1.3%
5
2.2%
12
2.6%
72
Very often 0.5%
3
0.0%
0
0.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.6%
3
0.3%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
620
100.0%
726
100.0%
527
100.0%
400
100.0%
542

2815


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Democrat Republican Independnt TOTAL
Never 32.5%
130
39.1%
439
41.7%
30
37.5%
599
Seldom 43.8%
175
37.3%
419
33.3%
24
38.7%
618
Sometimes 19.3%
77
21.2%
238
18.1%
13
20.6%
328
Often 3.5%
14
2.5%
28
6.9%
5
2.9%
47
Very often 1.0%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
400
100.0%
1124
100.0%
72

1596



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