National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

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BLDGTP98

(bldgtype_98) What type of building does your congregation currently use for the primary worship service?
  1) School
  7) Store front
  20) Church, synagogue, temple, or mosque
  21) Other

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
School 7 2.7% 2.7% -5.63
Store front 2 .8% 3.4% -3.79
Church, synagogue, temple, or mosque 244 93.5% 96.9% .18
Other 8 3.1% 100% .48

Variable Comparisons


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
School 2.1%
1
1.4%
1
4.0%
4
2.2%
1
2.7%
7
Store front 2.1%
1
1.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.8%
2
Church, synagogue, temple, or mosque 95.7%
45
92.9%
65
92.9%
92
93.3%
42
93.5%
244
Other 0.0%
0
4.3%
3
3.0%
3
4.4%
2
3.1%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
47
100.0%
70
100.0%
99
100.0%
45

261


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Roman Catholic White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist Black Protestant White liberal or moderate Non-Christian TOTAL
School 0.0%
0
5.2%
5
3.8%
1
0.0%
0
14.3%
1
2.7%
7
Store front 0.0%
0
2.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.8%
2
Church, synagogue, temple, or mosque 100.0%
64
87.5%
84
88.5%
23
98.5%
67
85.7%
6
93.5%
244
Other 0.0%
0
5.2%
5
7.7%
2
1.5%
1
0.0%
0
3.1%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
64
100.0%
96
100.0%
26
100.0%
68
100.0%
7

261


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

More on the conservative side Right in the middle More on the liberal side TOTAL
School 3.3%
4
1.9%
2
4.8%
1
2.9%
7
Store front 1.7%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.8%
2
Church, synagogue, temple, or mosque 93.3%
112
96.1%
99
81.0%
17
93.4%
228
Other 1.7%
2
1.9%
2
14.3%
3
2.9%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
120
100.0%
103
100.0%
21

244


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

More on the conservative side Right in the middle More on the liberal side TOTAL
School 3.6%
5
1.1%
1
3.8%
1
2.8%
7
Store front 1.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.8%
2
Church, synagogue, temple, or mosque 93.5%
129
96.6%
85
84.6%
22
93.7%
236
Other 1.4%
2
2.3%
2
11.5%
3
2.8%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
138
100.0%
88
100.0%
26

252

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