Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989

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EMPLOY1 (Weighted by WTFACTOR)

Persons currently employed: In regard to your choice of a job, occupation, or vocation, upon whom did you rely for advice or counsel? Rank the following five categories by writing a 1 in the blank for the most important source of counsel, 2 for the second most important, etc.
  1) Your spouse
  2) Your parents
  3) Your closest friends
  4) Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession
  5) Members of your church (other than above)

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Your spouse 1140 74.5% 74.5%
Your parents 221 14.4% 88.9%
Your closest friends 59 3.9% 92.8%
Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession 43 2.8% 95.6%
Members of your church (other than above) 67 4.4% 100%
Missing 1535
* 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
Your spouse 74.1%
520
73.1%
291
80.7%
209
71.4%
100
69.0%
20
74.6%
1140
Your parents 14.8%
104
16.1%
64
10.0%
26
15.7%
22
17.2%
5
14.5%
221
Your closest friends 4.4%
31
3.3%
13
2.3%
6
5.0%
7
3.4%
1
3.8%
58
Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession 2.7%
19
3.3%
13
1.9%
5
3.6%
5
3.4%
1
2.8%
43
Members of your church (other than above) 4.0%
28
4.3%
17
5.0%
13
4.3%
6
6.9%
2
4.3%
66
TOTAL 100.0%
702
100.0%
398
100.0%
259
100.0%
140
100.0%
29

1528


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Your spouse 71.2%
634
79.4%
502
74.6%
1136
Your parents 15.6%
139
12.5%
79
14.3%
218
Your closest friends 4.7%
42
2.7%
17
3.9%
59
Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession 3.8%
34
1.4%
9
2.8%
43
Members of your church (other than above) 4.7%
42
4.0%
25
4.4%
67
TOTAL 100.0%
891
100.0%
632

1523


Age (I-AGE)

Under 30 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 64 65 & over TOTAL
Your spouse 67.5%
129
71.5%
314
75.5%
275
76.3%
329
92.6%
87
74.7%
1134
Your parents 16.2%
31
15.0%
66
14.3%
52
16.0%
69
2.1%
2
14.5%
220
Your closest friends 2.1%
4
5.2%
23
4.4%
16
3.0%
13
2.1%
2
3.8%
58
Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession 3.1%
6
2.7%
12
3.0%
11
2.6%
11
2.1%
2
2.8%
42
Members of your church (other than above) 11.0%
21
5.5%
24
2.7%
10
2.1%
9
1.1%
1
4.3%
65
TOTAL 100.0%
191
100.0%
439
100.0%
364
100.0%
431
100.0%
94

1519


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Single Married Widowed Div./Sep. TOTAL
Your spouse 7.1%
2
76.0%
1130
66.7%
6
33.3%
2
74.6%
1140
Your parents 0.0%
0
14.6%
217
33.3%
3
0.0%
0
14.4%
220
Your closest friends 3.6%
1
3.8%
57
0.0%
0
16.7%
1
3.9%
59
Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession 10.7%
3
2.6%
39
0.0%
0
16.7%
1
2.8%
43
Members of your church (other than above) 78.6%
22
2.9%
43
0.0%
0
33.3%
2
4.4%
67
TOTAL 100.0%
28
100.0%
1486
100.0%
9
100.0%
6

1529


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS grad H.S. grad Some coll. Coll. grad Grad schl TOTAL
Your spouse 86.5%
198
74.3%
295
76.9%
210
78.7%
140
65.5%
292
74.5%
1135
Your parents 9.2%
21
16.4%
65
15.4%
42
8.4%
15
17.3%
77
14.4%
220
Your closest friends 1.7%
4
3.3%
13
4.0%
11
4.5%
8
4.9%
22
3.8%
58
Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession 1.7%
4
2.8%
11
0.4%
1
3.9%
7
4.5%
20
2.8%
43
Members of your church (other than above) 0.9%
2
3.3%
13
3.3%
9
4.5%
8
7.8%
35
4.4%
67
TOTAL 100.0%
229
100.0%
397
100.0%
273
100.0%
178
100.0%
446

1523


Place of residence (I-WHERLIVE)

U.S. Canada Other TOTAL
Your spouse 73.7%
791
75.8%
332
85.7%
6
74.4%
1129
Your parents 14.5%
156
14.6%
64
14.3%
1
14.6%
221
Your closest friends 4.3%
46
3.0%
13
0.0%
0
3.9%
59
Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession 2.4%
26
3.7%
16
0.0%
0
2.8%
42
Members of your church (other than above) 5.0%
54
3.0%
13
0.0%
0
4.4%
67
TOTAL 100.0%
1073
100.0%
438
100.0%
7

1518


Nationality (I-NTNLTY)

Swiss/South German/Alsatian Dutch/North German/Prussian/Russian British Other TOTAL
Your spouse 73.4%
461
76.2%
493
78.3%
54
67.6%
75
74.4%
1083
Your parents 15.1%
95
13.4%
87
13.0%
9
18.9%
21
14.6%
212
Your closest friends 4.0%
25
3.7%
24
2.9%
2
2.7%
3
3.7%
54
Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession 2.9%
18
2.6%
17
0.0%
0
4.5%
5
2.7%
40
Members of your church (other than above) 4.6%
29
4.0%
26
5.8%
4
6.3%
7
4.5%
66
TOTAL 100.0%
628
100.0%
647
100.0%
69
100.0%
111

1455


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20-29K 30-39K 40-49K 50K & up TOTAL
Your spouse 72.5%
137
78.8%
308
76.6%
256
68.5%
174
73.0%
235
74.5%
1110
Your parents 14.8%
28
11.3%
44
14.7%
49
18.5%
47
14.9%
48
14.5%
216
Your closest friends 2.6%
5
3.8%
15
4.5%
15
5.9%
15
2.5%
8
3.9%
58
Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession 3.7%
7
2.6%
10
2.1%
7
2.8%
7
3.7%
12
2.9%
43
Members of your church (other than above) 6.3%
12
3.6%
14
2.1%
7
4.3%
11
5.9%
19
4.2%
63
TOTAL 100.0%
189
100.0%
391
100.0%
334
100.0%
254
100.0%
322

1490


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Democrat Republican Independnt TOTAL
Your spouse 66.7%
168
75.1%
429
67.9%
36
72.3%
633
Your parents 21.8%
55
13.5%
77
17.0%
9
16.1%
141
Your closest friends 4.0%
10
3.9%
22
5.7%
3
4.0%
35
Your colleagues at work, in business, or in your profession 1.6%
4
2.6%
15
5.7%
3
2.5%
22
Members of your church (other than above) 6.0%
15
4.9%
28
3.8%
2
5.1%
45
TOTAL 100.0%
252
100.0%
571
100.0%
53

876



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