U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2011, Fast Growing and New Southern Baptist Convention Attender Survey

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) How often do you go to worship services at this congregation? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) This is my first time3813.4
2) Hardly ever or special occasions only1641.5
3) Less than once a month1181.1
4) Once a month1401.3
5) Two or three times a month9128.2
6) Usually every week525747.1
7) More than once a week417937.5
Missing64 
TOTAL11151100.0
2) How long have you been going to worship services or activities at this congregation? (LNGATTND)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1 year187916.9
2) 1-2 years217019.5
3) 3-5 years290326.0
4) 6-10 years174415.6
5) 11-20 years9118.2
6) More than 20 years113010.1
7) I am visiting from another congregation2632.4
8) I am visiting and do not regularly go anywhere else1451.3
Missing70 
TOTAL11145100.0
3) Are you currently a member of this congregation? (CURRMEMB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes781470.5
2) No, but I'm in the process of becoming a member4394.0
3) No, but I regularly participate here179216.2
4) No10429.4
Missing128 
TOTAL11087100.0
4) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? (Mark all that apply.) Yes, in Sunday school, church school, or Sabbath school (SUNSCHL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked562550.2
1) Checked559049.8
TOTAL11215100.0
5) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? (Mark all that apply.) Yes, in prayer, discussion, or Bible study groups (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked652858.2
1) Checked468741.8
TOTAL11215100.0
6) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? (Mark all that apply.) Yes, in fellowships, clubs, or other social groups (SOCLGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked726464.8
1) Checked395135.2
TOTAL11215100.0
7) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? (Mark all that apply.) No, we have no group activities (NOGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1075895.9
1) Checked4574.1
TOTAL11215100.0
8) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? (Mark all that apply.) No, I am not regularly involved in group activities (NOREGGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked842675.1
1) Checked278924.9
TOTAL11215100.0
9) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? (Mark all that apply.) Yes, in evangelism or outreach activities (EVANACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked789670.4
1) Checked331929.6
TOTAL11215100.0
10) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? (Mark all that apply.) Yes, in community service, social justice, or advocacy activities of this congregation (COMMSERV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked801471.5
1) Checked320128.5
TOTAL11215100.0
11) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? (Mark all that apply.) No, we don't have such activities (NOACTV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1084596.7
1) Checked3703.3
TOTAL11215100.0
12) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? (Mark all that apply.) No, I am not regularly involved (NOREGACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked581151.8
1) Checked540448.2
TOTAL11215100.0
13) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? (Mark all that apply.) Member of the governing board (BOARDMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1056394.2
1) Checked6525.8
TOTAL11215100.0
14) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? (Mark all that apply.) Member of a congregational committee or task force (COMMTTEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1001689.3
1) Checked119910.7
TOTAL11215100.0
15) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? (Mark all that apply.) Leading or assisting in worship (LEDWRSHP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1015090.5
1) Checked10659.5
TOTAL11215100.0
16) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? (Mark all that apply.) Officer or leader of men's, women's, youth, or other group (LEADGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1000789.2
1) Checked120810.8
TOTAL11215100.0
17) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? (Mark all that apply.) Choir member, musician, or choir director (CHOIRMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked974486.9
1) Checked147113.1
TOTAL11215100.0
18) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? (Mark all that apply.) Sunday school, church school, or Sabbath school teacher (RELEDTCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked923282.3
1) Checked198317.7
TOTAL11215100.0
19) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? (Mark all that apply.) Other role not listed here (OTHRROLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked964086.0
1) Checked157514.0
TOTAL11215100.0
20) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? (Mark all that apply.) None (NOROLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked575251.3
1) Checked546348.7
TOTAL11215100.0
21) To what extent do the worship services or activities of this congregation help you with everyday living? (CONGHELP)
TOTAL%
1) A great extent820074.6
2) Some extent219920.0
3) A small extent3803.5
4) Not at all2111.9
Missing225 
TOTAL10990100.0
22) How often do you spend time in private devotional activities (such as prayer, meditation, reading the Bible alone)? (DEVOTNL)
TOTAL%
1) Every day or most days621656.0
2) A few times a week253222.8
3) Once a week4183.8
4) Occasionally143612.9
5) Hardly ever4043.6
6) Never1020.9
Missing107 
TOTAL11108100.0
23) Over the last year, how much have you grown in your faith? (Mark only one.) (GRWFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) No real growth3283.0
2) Some growth334430.5
3) Much growth, mainly through this congregation519647.4
4) Much growth, mainly through other groups or congregations9738.9
5) Much growth, mainly through my own private activities111610.2
Missing258 
TOTAL10957100.0
24) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (Mark only one.) (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word783670.8
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings206218.6
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and cultural context9008.1
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us1071.0
5) The Bible is not the word of God, but is a valuable book270.2
6) The Bible is an ancient book with little value today120.1
7) Don't know1271.1
Missing144 
TOTAL11071100.0
25) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth? (ALLGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6155.6
2) Agree125211.4
3) Neutral or unsure161814.7
4) Disagree264324.0
5) Strongly agree489244.4
Missing195 
TOTAL11020100.0
26) Do you agree or disagree: My spiritual needs are being met in this congregation or parish? (NEEDSMET)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree521147.5
2) Agree446640.7
3) Neutral or unsure10299.4
4) Disagree2111.9
5) Strongly agree510.5
Missing247 
TOTAL10968100.0
27) Which one of the following best describes your readiness to talk to others about your faith? (Mark only one.) (TALKFTH)
TOTAL%
1) I do not have faith, so the question is not applicable710.6
2) I do not talk about my faith; my life and actions are sufficient3343.0
3) I find it hard to talk about my faith in ordinary language143213.0
4) I mostly feel at ease talking about my faith and do so if it comes up584953.0
5) I feel at ease talking about my faith and seek opportunities to do so334430.3
Missing185 
TOTAL11030100.0
28) Have you ever had a conversion experience or a moment of decisive faith commitment? (CONVEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes837678.6
2) No7807.3
3) Not sure150414.1
Missing555 
TOTAL10660100.0
29) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Yes, social service or charity groups (OTHSERV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked814772.6
1) Checked306827.4
TOTAL11215100.0
30) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Yes, advocacy, justice, or lobbying groups (OTHADVO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1074395.8
1) Checked4724.2
TOTAL11215100.0
31) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) No, I'm not involved with such groups (NOINVOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked358331.9
1) Checked763268.1
TOTAL11215100.0
32) Would you be prepared to invite to a worship service here any of your friends and relatives who do not now attend a congregation? (INVITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I have done so in the past 12 months780371.1
2) Yes, but I have not done so in the past 12 months253023.1
3) No, probably not2212.0
4) No, definitely not490.4
5) Don't know3663.3
Missing246 
TOTAL10969100.0
33) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Loaned money to someone outside your family (LOANED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked729065.0
1) Checked392535.0
TOTAL11215100.0
34) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Cared for someone outside your family who was very sick (CARED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked843975.2
1) Checked277624.8
TOTAL11215100.0
35) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Helped someone outside your family find a job (FINDJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked840374.9
1) Checked281225.1
TOTAL11215100.0
36) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Donated or prepared food for someone outside your family or congregation (PREPFOOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked527647.0
1) Checked593953.0
TOTAL11215100.0
37) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Will vote or did vote in the 2008 presidential election (VOTED08)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked364932.5
1) Checked756667.5
TOTAL11215100.0
38) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Donated money to a charitable organization (other than this congregation) (DONATED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked418937.4
1) Checked702662.6
TOTAL11215100.0
39) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Worked with others to try to solve a community problem (WORKSOLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked923782.4
1) Checked197817.6
TOTAL11215100.0
40) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Contacted an elected official about a public issue (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked962485.8
1) Checked159114.2
TOTAL11215100.0
41) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Contributed money to a political party or candidate (CONTRIB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1032892.1
1) Checked8877.9
TOTAL11215100.0
42) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Spoke at a decision-making meeting of this congregation (SPOKEMTG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1004589.6
1) Checked117010.4
TOTAL11215100.0
43) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? (Mark all that apply.) Went on a mission or service trip (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked941884.0
1) Checked179716.0
TOTAL11215100.0
44) How satisfied are you with what is offered here for children and youth (less than 19 years of age)? (OFFRYTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied474243.3
2) Satisfied333630.5
3) Mixed feelings111510.2
4) Dissatisfied1841.7
5) Very dissatisfied540.5
6) Not sure or not applicable151313.8
Missing271 
TOTAL10944100.0
45) Do you have any close friends in this congregation? (CONGFRND)
TOTAL%
1) No, I have little contact with others from this congregation outside of activities8457.7
2) No, I have some friends in this congregation, but my closest friends are not involved here140712.8
3) Yes, I have some close friends here as well as other close friends who are not part of this congregation649359.1
4) Yes, most of my closest friends are part of this congregation224920.5
Missing221 
TOTAL10994100.0
46) Does this congregation have a clear vision, goals, or direction for its ministry and mission? (VISION)
TOTAL%
1) I am not aware of such a vision, goals, or direction6556.1
2) There are ideas but no clear vision, goals, or direction6325.9
3) Yes, and I am strongly committed to them625858.1
4) Yes, and I am partly committed to them247123.0
5) Yes, but I am not committed to them7476.9
Missing452 
TOTAL10763100.0
47) Which one statement best describes your involvement in the making of important decisions in this congregation? (INVDECID)
TOTAL%
1) I have been given the opportunity and often participate in decision-making234522.5
2) I have been given the opportunity and occasionally get involved in decision-making231922.3
3) I have been given the opportunity but don't usually get involved in decision-making290127.9
4) I have not been given an opportunity to be involved and this is fine with me245923.6
5) I have not been given an opportunity to be involved and I am not happy about this3923.8
Missing799 
TOTAL10416100.0
48) Do you have a strong sense of belonging to this congregation? (BELONGNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, a strong sense of belonging that is growing677362.1
2) Yes, a strong sense--about the same as last year168415.4
3) Yes, but perhaps not as strong as in the past7396.8
4) No, but I am new here7036.4
5) No, and I wish I did by now3142.9
6) No, but I am happy as I am3042.8
7) Not applicable3983.6
Missing300 
TOTAL10915100.0
49) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) Traditional hymns (TRADHYMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked579551.7
1) Checked542048.3
TOTAL11215100.0
50) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) Praise music or choruses (PRAISMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked578951.6
1) Checked542648.4
TOTAL11215100.0
51) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) Contemporary hymns (CONTHYMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked839874.9
1) Checked281725.1
TOTAL11215100.0
52) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns) (OTHCNTMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked874878.0
1) Checked246722.0
TOTAL11215100.0
53) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) Sung responsorial psalms (PSALMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1115699.5
1) Checked590.5
TOTAL11215100.0
54) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) Classical music or chorales (CLASSMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1104398.5
1) Checked1721.5
TOTAL11215100.0
55) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) Contemplative chants (Taize, Iona) (CHANTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1119799.8
1) Checked180.2
TOTAL11215100.0
56) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) Music or songs from a variety of cultures (MULTICUL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1076196.0
1) Checked4544.0
TOTAL11215100.0
57) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) Gospel music (GOSPEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked866377.2
1) Checked255222.8
TOTAL11215100.0
58) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) No music or songs (NOMUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1118499.7
1) Checked310.3
TOTAL11215100.0
59) While you may value many different styles of music, which two of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? (Mark up to two.) Don't know (DKMUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1092697.4
1) Checked2892.6
TOTAL11215100.0
60) Do you agree or disagree: 'In general, there is a good match between our congregation and our minister, pastor, priest, or rabbi'? (GOODMTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree718366.1
2) Agree281925.9
3) Neutral or unsure7046.5
4) Disagree970.9
5) Strongly disagree320.3
6) There is currently no leader here330.3
Missing347 
TOTAL10868100.0
61) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Wider community care or social justice emphasis (SOCJUST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked983987.7
1) Checked137612.3
TOTAL11215100.0
62) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Reaching those who do not attend church (REACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked676060.3
1) Checked445539.7
TOTAL11215100.0
63) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Traditional style of worship or music (TRADSTYL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked938283.7
1) Checked183316.3
TOTAL11215100.0
64) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Contemporary style of worship or music (CONTSTYL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked864077.0
1) Checked257523.0
TOTAL11215100.0
65) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Sharing in Holy Communion, Eucharist, or the Lord's Supper (SHARCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1000589.2
1) Checked121010.8
TOTAL11215100.0
66) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Social activities or meeting new people (SOCLACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked977487.2
1) Checked144112.8
TOTAL11215100.0
67) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Sermons, preaching, or homilies (SERMONS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked634956.6
1) Checked486643.4
TOTAL11215100.0
68) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups (BIBLSTDY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked772768.9
1) Checked348831.1
TOTAL11215100.0
69) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Ministry for children or youth (KIDMNSTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked845575.4
1) Checked276024.6
TOTAL11215100.0
70) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Prayer ministry for one another (PRAYMNST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked960285.6
1) Checked161314.4
TOTAL11215100.0
71) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Practical care for one another in times of need (CAREOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked937783.6
1) Checked183816.4
TOTAL11215100.0
72) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) The congregation's school or pre-school (CONGSCHL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1108398.8
1) Checked1321.2
TOTAL11215100.0
73) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Openness to social diversity (DIVERSTY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1052393.8
1) Checked6926.2
TOTAL11215100.0
74) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? (Mark up to three.) Adult church-school or Sabbath-school classes (ADLTSCHL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1057294.3
1) Checked6435.7
TOTAL11215100.0
75) Before you started coming to this congregation, were you participating in another congregation? (PARTOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) No, I've come here for most or all of my life6756.3
2) No, before coming here I had not been attending any congregation for several years175216.3
3) No, before coming here I had never regularly attended8067.5
4) Yes, immediately prior to coming here, I was participating in another congregation750269.9
Missing480 
TOTAL10735100.0
76) Before you started coming here, what type of congregation did you attend? (Mark only one.) (OTHRTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Assembly of God2522.4
2) Baptist634759.8
3) Catholic3102.9
4) Episcopal450.4
5) Lutheran1351.3
6) Methodist6195.8
7) Nazarene1281.2
8) Non-denominational10399.8
9) Pentecostal1931.8
10) Presbyterian2552.4
11) Seventh-day Adventist140.1
12) United Church of Christ860.8
13) Other (please specify)5084.8
14) I did not attend another congregation before coming here6846.4
Missing600 
TOTAL10615100.0
77) In what year were you born? 19__ (YEARBRN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1072264.06919
78) Are you: (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female611558.2
2) Male439241.8
Missing708 
TOTAL10507100.0
79) What is your employment status? (Mark all that apply.) Employed or self-employed full-time (FULLTIME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked620055.3
1) Checked501544.7
TOTAL11215100.0
80) What is your employment status? (Mark all that apply.) Employed or self-employed part-time (PARTTIME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked993688.6
1) Checked127911.4
TOTAL11215100.0
81) What is your employment status? (Mark all that apply.) Unemployed (UNEMPLYD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1061694.7
1) Checked5995.3
TOTAL11215100.0
82) What is your employment status? (Mark all that apply.) Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked893179.6
1) Checked228420.4
TOTAL11215100.0
83) What is your employment status? (Mark all that apply.) Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAKR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1047093.4
1) Checked7456.6
TOTAL11215100.0
84) What is your employment status? (Mark all that apply.) Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked977087.1
1) Checked144512.9
TOTAL11215100.0
85) What is your employment status? (Mark all that apply.) Other (OTHEREMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1086496.9
1) Checked3513.1
TOTAL11215100.0
86) What is the highest educational level you have completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling290.3
2) Primary school through 8th grade (K-8)2542.3
3) Some high school10509.6
4) Completed high school448341.1
5) Trade certificate9428.6
6) Associate degree133812.3
7) Bachelor's degree from a university or college186617.1
8) Master's, doctorate, or other graduate degree9488.7
Missing305 
TOTAL10910100.0
87) What is your present marital status? (Mark only one.) (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never married200418.4
2) In first marriage496045.5
3) Remarried after divorce188317.3
4) Remarried after death of spouse2532.3
5) Living in a committed relationship2572.4
6) Separated1411.3
7) Divorced7907.3
8) Widowed6085.6
Missing319 
TOTAL10896100.0
88) Do you have a spouse or partner who is also completing a survey here? (SPOUSSUR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes592956.1
2) No464943.9
Missing637 
TOTAL10578100.0
89) What is your race or origin? (Mark all that apply.) Asian or Pacific Islander (ASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1101598.2
1) Checked2001.8
TOTAL11215100.0
90) What is your race or origin? (Mark all that apply.) Black or African American (BLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1049793.6
1) Checked7186.4
TOTAL11215100.0
91) What is your race or origin? (Mark all that apply.) Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1089197.1
1) Checked3242.9
TOTAL11215100.0
92) What is your race or origin? (Mark all that apply.) Indian (American) or Alaska Native (NATAMER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1102598.3
1) Checked1901.7
TOTAL11215100.0
93) What is your race or origin? (Mark all that apply.) White or Caucasian (WHITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked157314.0
1) Checked964286.0
TOTAL11215100.0
94) What is your race or origin? (Mark all that apply.) Some other race (OTHRRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1109198.9
1) Checked1241.1
TOTAL11215100.0
95) Where were you born? (WHEREBRN)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States1041995.4
2) In another English-speaking country1371.3
3) In a non-English-speaking country3643.3
Missing295 
TOTAL10920100.0
96) Where were your parents born? (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Both born in the United States1009992.2
2) Only father born in the United States1901.7
3) Only mother born in the United States1531.4
4) Both father and mother born in another country5094.6
Missing264 
TOTAL10951100.0
97) Where did you live when you were 5 years old? (WHERE5)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States1030395.7
2) In another country4684.3
Missing444 
TOTAL10771100.0
98) When you were 5 years old, was English your primary language? (ENGLISH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1027796.3
2) No3903.7
Missing548 
TOTAL10667100.0
99) Which statement best describes the people who currently live in your household? (HHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone115110.7
2) A couple without children308128.6
3) One adult with child/children6576.1
4) Two or more adults with child/children474644.0
5) Some adults living in the same household114910.7
Missing431 
TOTAL10784100.0
100) About how much do you give financially to this congregation? (GIVECONG)
TOTAL%
1) I give 10% or more of net income regularly478745.2
2) I give about 5% to 9% of net income regularly196818.6
3) I give less than 5% of net income regularly108010.2
4) I give a small amount whenever I am here154214.6
5) I do not contribute financially here120311.4
Missing635 
TOTAL10580100.0
101) Which of the following describes your total annual household income before taxes? (HHINC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000119212.0
2) $10,000 to $24,999151515.3
3) $25,000 to $49,999253925.6
4) $50,000 to $74,999214621.7
5) $75,000 to $99,999124812.6
6) $100,000 to $124,9996546.6
7) $125,000 to $149,9992392.4
8) $150,000 or more3713.7
Missing1311 
TOTAL9904100.0
102) How many people in your household (including you) are: Less than 6 years old (HHLESS6)
TOTAL%
0) 0142244.8
1) 1108834.3
2) 244113.9
3) 3812.6
4) 4190.6
5) 540.1
6) 640.1
7) 710.0
8) 820.1
23) 2310.0
98) Checked1103.5
Missing8042 
TOTAL3173100.0
103) How many people in your household (including you) are: 6 to 12 years old (HH6TO12)
TOTAL%
0) 0125534.2
1) 1147340.1
2) 267318.3
3) 31333.6
4) 4290.8
5) 530.1
6) 670.2
19) 1910.0
93) 9310.0
98) Checked942.6
Missing7546 
TOTAL3669100.0
104) How many people in your household (including you) are: 13 to 18 years old (HH13TO18)
TOTAL%
0) 094424.8
1) 1176346.4
2) 278620.7
3) 31303.4
4) 4210.6
5) 590.2
6) 670.2
7) 710.0
13) 1310.0
16) 1610.0
98) Checked1393.7
Missing7413 
TOTAL3802100.0
105) How many people in your household (including you) are: 19 to 24 years old (HH19TO24)
TOTAL%
0) 099231.6
1) 1127640.7
2) 253817.1
3) 31183.8
4) 4501.6
5) 5170.5
6) 6130.4
7) 710.0
8) 860.2
9) 920.1
10) 1010.0
11) 1110.0
14) 1410.0
16) 1610.0
98) Checked1213.9
Missing8077 
TOTAL3138100.0
106) How many people in your household (including you) are: 25 years old or older (HH25OLDR)
TOTAL%
0) 02102.1
1) 1125912.6
2) 2662966.2
3) 36926.9
4) 41521.5
5) 5310.3
6) 650.0
7) 730.0
13) 1310.0
28) 2810.0
93) 9310.0
98) Checked102710.3
Missing1204 
TOTAL10011100.0
107) How many people in your household (including you) participate here: Less than 6 years old (PRTLESS6)
TOTAL%
0) 0129944.4
1) 1100434.3
2) 240313.8
3) 3732.5
4) 4180.6
5) 530.1
6) 620.1
98) Checked1234.2
Missing8290 
TOTAL2925100.0
108) How many people in your household (including you) participate here: 6 to 12 years old (PRT6TO12)
TOTAL%
0) 0114833.6
1) 1138140.4
2) 263118.5
3) 31323.9
4) 4210.6
5) 520.1
6) 650.1
7) 710.0
9) 920.1
11) 1110.0
98) Checked962.8
Missing7795 
TOTAL3420100.0
109) How many people in your household (including you) participate here: 13 to 18 years old (PR13TO18)
TOTAL%
0) 095227.7
1) 1159646.5
2) 264818.9
3) 3962.8
4) 4170.5
5) 5120.3
6) 650.1
98) Checked1093.2
Missing7780 
TOTAL3435100.0
110) How many people in your household (including you) participate here: 19 to 24 years old (PR19TO24)
TOTAL%
0) 0102638.5
1) 1109541.1
2) 235913.5
3) 3592.2
4) 4140.5
5) 530.1
6) 630.1
8) 810.0
9) 960.2
11) 1110.0
98) Checked983.7
Missing8550 
TOTAL2665100.0
111) How many people in your household (including you) participate here: 25 years old or older (PR25OLDR)
TOTAL%
0) 04164.4
1) 1185319.6
2) 2593762.7
3) 33703.9
4) 4550.6
5) 5110.1
6) 630.0
7) 770.1
8) 820.0
22) 2210.0
23) 2310.0
98) Checked8128.6
Missing1747 
TOTAL9468100.0
112) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? Please write the number: (NUMBCHLD)
TOTAL%
0) 0225821.7
1) 1127312.2
2) 2321730.9
3) 3191318.4
4) 49218.9
5) 53753.6
6) 61811.7
7) 7760.7
8) 8580.6
9) 9150.1
10) 1060.1
11) 1120.0
12) 1220.0
13) 1320.0
16) 1630.0
17) 1720.0
20) 2020.0
22) 2220.0
23) 2310.0
25) 2510.0
26) 2620.0
29) 2910.0
30) 3020.0
32) 3210.0
33) 3330.0
57) 5710.0
60) 6020.0
62) 6230.0
63) 6330.0
70) 7010.0
71) 7120.0
98) Checked710.7
Missing813 
TOTAL10402100.0
113) How many of your children of any age live at home with you? Please write the number: (CHLDHOME)
TOTAL%
0) 0558854.3
1) 1180917.6
2) 2175017.0
3) 36916.7
4) 42482.4
5) 5500.5
6) 6240.2
7) 7170.2
8) 890.1
9) 920.0
10) 1020.0
12) 1210.0
14) 1410.0
15) 1510.0
17) 1720.0
18) 1810.0
20) 2020.0
21) 2110.0
22) 2210.0
23) 2310.0
24) 2420.0
30) 3010.0
33) 3310.0
55) 5510.0
62) 6220.0
69) 6910.0
80) 8010.0
82) 8210.0
98) Checked780.8
Missing926 
TOTAL10289100.0
114) How long does it usually take you to get there? (HOWLONG)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 minutes256125.8
2) 6-10 minutes291529.4
3) 11-15 minutes196219.8
4) 16-20 minutes133813.5
5) 21-30 minutes8168.2
6) More than 30 minutes3243.3
Missing1299 
TOTAL9916100.0
115) Compared to 2 years ago, do you think you participate in activities of the congregation more, less, or about the same amount as you did then? (MORELESS)
TOTAL%
1) Participate more414842.3
2) About the same participation352235.9
3) Participate less100510.3
4) Not applicable (been coming less than 2 years)112911.5
Missing1411 
TOTAL9804100.0
116) Have this congregation's leaders encouraged you to find and use your gifts and skills here? (USEGIFTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, to a great extent418843.1
2) Yes, to some extent308431.8
3) Yes, to a small extent113111.6
4) Not at all6036.2
5) Don't know7067.3
Missing1503 
TOTAL9712100.0
117) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? (Mark one response in every row.) A sense of God's presence (SENSEGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Always493551.7
2) Usually342035.8
3) Sometimes101610.6
4) Rarely1761.8
Missing1668 
TOTAL9547100.0
118) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? (Mark one response in every row.) Inspiration (INSPIRTN)
TOTAL%
1) Always415645.3
2) Usually383441.8
3) Sometimes103211.3
4) Rarely1491.6
Missing2044 
TOTAL9171100.0
119) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? (Mark one response in every row.) Boredom (BOREDOM)
TOTAL%
1) Always1171.3
2) Usually2042.3
3) Sometimes172219.8
4) Rarely666676.5
Missing2506 
TOTAL8709100.0
120) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? (Mark one response in every row.) Awe or mystery (AWE)
TOTAL%
1) Always7689.1
2) Usually204624.3
3) Sometimes381845.3
4) Rarely179821.3
Missing2785 
TOTAL8430100.0
121) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? (Mark one response in every row.) Joy (JOY)
TOTAL%
1) Always417545.8
2) Usually375641.2
3) Sometimes97410.7
4) Rarely2152.4
Missing2095 
TOTAL9120100.0
122) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? (Mark one response in every row.) Frustration (FRUSTRAT)
TOTAL%
1) Always951.1
2) Usually2502.9
3) Sometimes171019.8
4) Rarely656576.2
Missing2595 
TOTAL8620100.0
123) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? (Mark one response in every row.) Spontaneity (SPONTNTY)
TOTAL%
1) Always8279.8
2) Usually196723.3
3) Sometimes396947.1
4) Rarely166319.7
Missing2789 
TOTAL8426100.0
124) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? (Mark one response in every row.) A sense of fulfilling my obligation (FULFILL)
TOTAL%
1) Always205823.6
2) Usually380243.5
3) Sometimes204423.4
4) Rarely8329.5
Missing2479 
TOTAL8736100.0
125) Do you agree or disagree: 'Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved'? (ONLYJC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree616463.2
2) Agree149915.4
3) Neutral or unsure6226.4
4) Disagree7978.2
5) Strongly disagree6766.9
Missing1457 
TOTAL9758100.0
126) Do you agree or disagree: 'I have a sense of excitement about our congregation's future'? (EXCITE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree544155.8
2) Agree326333.4
3) Neutral or unsure9409.6
4) Disagree870.9
5) Strongly disagree250.3
Missing1459 
TOTAL9756100.0
127) Over the last two years, has there been any conflict in this congregation? (Mark only one.) (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) No conflict that I am aware of463747.6
2) Some minor conflict264027.1
3) Major conflict2122.2
4) Major conflict, with leaders or people leaving2883.0
5) Don't know196920.2
Missing1469 
TOTAL9746100.0
128) Of the following, which one best describes your opinion of the future directions of this congregation? (FUTURE)
TOTAL%
1) We need to get back to the way we did things in the past2412.5
2) We are faithfully maintaining past directions117812.3
3) We are currently deciding on new directions168617.6
4) We are currently moving in new directions412743.0
5) We need to rethink where we are heading2682.8
6) Our future is very unclear or doubtful740.8
7) Don't know202121.1
Missing1620 
TOTAL9595100.0
129) Do you agree or disagree: 'This congregation is always ready to try something new'? (TRYNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree232624.1
2) Agree457347.4
3) Neutral or unsure240724.9
4) Disagree3003.1
5) Strongly disagree460.5
Missing1563 
TOTAL9652100.0
130) To what extent does the minister, pastor, or priest here take into account the ideas of those who worship here? (IDEAS)
TOTAL%
1) A great extent525054.3
2) Some extent253326.2
3) A small extent3433.5
4) Not at all580.6
5) Don't know148015.3
6) There is currently no leader here100.1
Missing1541 
TOTAL9674100.0
131) Which of the following is the best description of the style of leadership of your pastor, minister, or priest? (LEADSTYL)
TOTAL%
1) Leadership that tends to take charge190519.8
2) Leadership that inspires people to take action592661.5
3) Leadership that acts on goals that people here have been involved in setting8869.2
4) Leadership where the people start most things1221.3
5) There is currently no leader here250.3
6) Don't know7678.0
Missing1584 
TOTAL9631100.0
132) Do you agree or disagree: 'God is directly involved in worldly affairs'? (GODINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree615663.8
2) Agree230123.8
3) Neutral or unsure7657.9
4) Disagree2893.0
5) Strongly disagree1311.4
6) Don't believe in God90.1
Missing1564 
TOTAL9651100.0
133) Do you agree or disagree: 'God is angered by human sin'? (GODANGER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree591360.9
2) Agree256126.4
3) Neutral or unsure7297.5
4) Disagree3823.9
5) Strongly disagree1251.3
6) Don't believe in God40.0
Missing1501 
TOTAL9714100.0
134) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative254527.0
2) Conservative457848.6
3) Right in the middle191020.3
4) Liberal3253.4
5) Very liberal670.7
Missing1790 
TOTAL9425100.0
135) Form_id (FORMID)
TOTAL%
18443) 950.8
18830) 1003989.5
20177) 9888.8
58275) 930.8
TOTAL11215100.0
136) Congregation ID (CONGREGA)
137) Current Congregations Denomination (SAMP)
TOTAL%
1) 11215100.0
TOTAL11215100.0
138) Baptist Attenders (CHURGO2)
TOTAL%
0) Switcher832174.2
1) Transfer289425.8
TOTAL11215100.0
139) Transfer (TRANSFER)
TOTAL%
0) 178038.1
1) 289461.9
Missing6541 
TOTAL4674100.0
140) Attended 5 Years or Less (NEWPEOP)
TOTAL%
1) First-timer5778.9
2) Returnee119718.6
3) Switcher178027.6
4) Transfer289444.9
Missing4767 
TOTAL6448100.0
141) Survey Year (SRVYEAR)
TOTAL%
2011) 11215100.0
TOTAL11215100.0
142) Spouse survey for hh calcs (HHSPOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) 592952.9
2) 528647.1
TOTAL11215100.0
143) Year (YEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL107221964.06919
144) Age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1061347.11419
145) Age group (AGEGRP)
TOTAL%
1) 15-24169716.0
2) 25-44296127.9
3) 45-64383536.1
4) 65 and older212020.0
Missing602 
TOTAL10613100.0
146) Baptist Sample Type (SAMPLETP)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist fast growing1016290.6
2) Baptist new10539.4
TOTAL11215100.0
147) I-AGE: Age group (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 15-24169716.0
2) 25-44296127.9
3) 45-64383536.1
4) 65 and older212020.0
Missing602 
TOTAL10613100.0
148) I-ATTEND: How often do you go to worship services at this congregation? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) This is my first time / Hardly ever5454.9
2) Less than once a month1181.1
3) Once a month1401.3
4) Two or three times a month9128.2
5) Usually every week525747.1
6) More than once a week417937.5
Missing64 
TOTAL11151100.0
149) I-EDUC: What is the highest educational level you have completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school133312.2
2) Completed high school448341.1
3) Trade certificate9428.6
4) Associate degree133812.3
5) Bachelor's degree from a university or college186617.1
6) Master's, doctorate, or other graduate degree9488.7
Missing305 
TOTAL10910100.0
150) I-GENDER: Are you: (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female611558.2
2) Male439241.8
Missing708 
TOTAL10507100.0