Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2001 -- Presbyterians in the 21st Century, Members

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MORIMPRT

Which is more important to you?
  1) A "big-tent" church that tolerates diversity of beliefs and practices
  2) A strict church that requires more uniformity of belief and practice
  3) Other

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
A "big-tent" church that tolerates diversity of beliefs and practices 290 52.5% 52.5% -.94
A strict church that requires more uniformity of belief and practice 258 46.7% 99.3% 1.01
Other 4 .7% 100% 2.95

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 40 40-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
A "big-tent" church that tolerates diversity of beliefs and practices 54.8%
40
70.2%
66
55.9%
90
41.0%
89
52.3%
285
A strict church that requires more uniformity of belief and practice 45.2%
33
29.8%
28
42.2%
68
58.5%
127
47.0%
256
Other 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.9%
3
0.5%
1
0.7%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
73
100.0%
94
100.0%
161
100.0%
217

545


Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
A "big-tent" church that tolerates diversity of beliefs and practices 54.0%
177
49.8%
108
52.3%
285
A strict church that requires more uniformity of belief and practice 44.8%
147
50.2%
109
47.0%
256
Other 1.2%
4
0.0%
0
0.7%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
328
100.0%
217

545


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Not married TOTAL
A "big-tent" church that tolerates diversity of beliefs and practices 51.0%
214
56.0%
65
52.1%
279
A strict church that requires more uniformity of belief and practice 48.3%
203
43.1%
50
47.2%
253
Other 0.7%
3
0.9%
1
0.7%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
420
100.0%
116

536


Race (I-RACE)

White African American Asian Hispanic Some other race TOTAL
A "big-tent" church that tolerates diversity of beliefs and practices 52.0%
278
33.3%
1
100.0%
5
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
52.3%
285
A strict church that requires more uniformity of belief and practice 47.3%
253
66.7%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
47.0%
256
Other 0.7%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
535
100.0%
3
100.0%
5
100.0%
1
100.0%
1

545


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20,000 $20K-49,999 $50K-99,999 $100K+ TOTAL
A "big-tent" church that tolerates diversity of beliefs and practices 39.5%
15
46.6%
69
58.6%
119
62.8%
71
54.6%
274
A strict church that requires more uniformity of belief and practice 60.5%
23
52.0%
77
40.9%
83
36.3%
41
44.6%
224
Other 0.0%
0
1.4%
2
0.5%
1
0.9%
1
0.8%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
38
100.0%
148
100.0%
203
100.0%
113

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