Effective Christian Education: A National Study of Protestant Congregations, 1991 - Adolescent Component

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Type of respondent (WHO)
TOTAL%
4) Youth2675100.0
TOTAL2675100.0
2) Denomination (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ43916.4
2) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America65624.5
3) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)43116.1
4) Southern Baptist Convention28210.5
5) United Church of Christ47317.7
6) United Methodist Church39414.7
TOTAL2675100.0
3) Congregation ID (CID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26753382.3161710
4) Respondent ID (SERID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26755381.3213206
5) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Involving members in helping people in your town or city. (EMPHELP)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis662.5
2) Small emphasis40615.4
3) Some emphasis123246.7
4) Strong emphasis72827.6
5) Very strong emphasis2047.7
Missing39 
TOTAL2636100.0
6) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Supporting missionary work. (EMPMISSN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis2017.7
2) Small emphasis57121.8
3) Some emphasis84832.4
4) Strong emphasis74928.6
5) Very strong emphasis2499.5
Missing57 
TOTAL2618100.0
7) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Teaching the Bible. (EMPBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis823.1
2) Small emphasis1666.3
3) Some emphasis49919.0
4) Strong emphasis97537.1
5) Very strong emphasis90634.5
Missing47 
TOTAL2628100.0
8) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Supporting members in times of personal crisis. (EMPMBRS)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis391.5
2) Small emphasis1515.7
3) Some emphasis57321.7
4) Strong emphasis102939.0
5) Very strong emphasis84532.0
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
9) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Speaking out against the sin and evil in the world. (EMPNOSIN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1676.4
2) Small emphasis55321.0
3) Some emphasis95836.5
4) Strong emphasis64624.6
5) Very strong emphasis30411.6
Missing47 
TOTAL2628100.0
10) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Providing members with love, support, and friendship. (EMPPROV)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis311.2
2) Small emphasis1294.9
3) Some emphasis46317.6
4) Strong emphasis100038.0
5) Very strong emphasis101038.4
Missing42 
TOTAL2633100.0
11) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Reaching out to the poor and hungry. (EMPREACH)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis632.4
2) Small emphasis29011.0
3) Some emphasis87433.2
4) Strong emphasis94035.8
5) Very strong emphasis46217.6
Missing46 
TOTAL2629100.0
12) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Encouraging personal commitment to Jesus. (EMPJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis642.4
2) Small emphasis32012.2
3) Some emphasis78630.0
4) Strong emphasis91034.7
5) Very strong emphasis54320.7
Missing52 
TOTAL2623100.0
13) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Bringing the Gospel to people outside the church. (EMPGOSPL)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis2188.3
2) Small emphasis70927.1
3) Some emphasis98237.5
4) Strong emphasis52720.1
5) Very strong emphasis1857.1
Missing54 
TOTAL2621100.0
14) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Providing meaningful and uplifting worship experiences. (EMPWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis943.6
2) Small emphasis43916.8
3) Some emphasis93635.8
4) Strong emphasis81031.0
5) Very strong emphasis33712.9
Missing59 
TOTAL2616100.0
15) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Music. (EMPMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1164.4
2) Small emphasis33612.9
3) Some emphasis71627.4
4) Strong emphasis82131.5
5) Very strong emphasis62123.8
Missing65 
TOTAL2610100.0
16) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Providing members a comforting refuge from all the pain and suffering in the world. (EMPSAFE)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1495.7
2) Small emphasis56321.4
3) Some emphasis107540.9
4) Strong emphasis64124.4
5) Very strong emphasis2007.6
Missing47 
TOTAL2628100.0
17) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Giving members answers to moral questions. (EMPMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1535.9
2) Small emphasis60523.2
3) Some emphasis109541.9
4) Strong emphasis61923.7
5) Very strong emphasis1405.4
Missing63 
TOTAL2612100.0
18) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Helping members find meaning and purpose in their lives. (EMPPRPS)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1084.1
2) Small emphasis51819.8
3) Some emphasis99638.0
4) Strong emphasis74328.3
5) Very strong emphasis2579.8
Missing53 
TOTAL2622100.0
19) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Giving members the strength and courage to face the stress of everyday life. (EMPSTRN)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis913.5
2) Small emphasis46417.7
3) Some emphasis104539.8
4) Strong emphasis75028.5
5) Very strong emphasis27810.6
Missing47 
TOTAL2628100.0
20) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Encouraging members to commit time, talent, and resources to their church. (EMPRSRCS)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis843.2
2) Small emphasis33312.6
3) Some emphasis86232.7
4) Strong emphasis92835.2
5) Very strong emphasis42916.3
Missing39 
TOTAL2636100.0
21) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Helping members learn about people of different races and ethnic groups. (EMPDVSTY)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis45317.2
2) Small emphasis87933.4
3) Some emphasis81430.9
4) Strong emphasis35413.5
5) Very strong emphasis1315.0
Missing44 
TOTAL2631100.0
22) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Discussing national and international issues. (EMPISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis44517.0
2) Small emphasis97437.1
3) Some emphasis81431.0
4) Strong emphasis31412.0
5) Very strong emphasis762.9
Missing52 
TOTAL2623100.0
23) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Getting members to work for social justice and peace. (EMPJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis40815.6
2) Small emphasis87833.6
3) Some emphasis90534.6
4) Strong emphasis34413.2
5) Very strong emphasis772.9
Missing63 
TOTAL2612100.0
24) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Providing excellent Christian education for children. (EMPCECUD)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis993.8
2) Small emphasis30411.6
3) Some emphasis69026.3
4) Strong emphasis92635.3
5) Very strong emphasis60122.9
Missing55 
TOTAL2620100.0
25) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Providing excellent Christian education for teenagers. (EMPTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1515.8
2) Small emphasis38014.5
3) Some emphasis74528.4
4) Strong emphasis82831.6
5) Very strong emphasis51819.8
Missing53 
TOTAL2622100.0
26) How much emphasis do you the think your church puts on the following - Providing excellent Christian education for adults. (EMPAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No emphasis1315.0
2) Small emphasis2589.9
3) Some emphasis72227.6
4) Strong emphasis98337.6
5) Very strong emphasis52019.9
Missing61 
TOTAL2614100.0
27) Which of the following best describes your commitment to Jesus Christ? (COMMITMT)
TOTAL%
1) I am not committed to Christ.451.7
2) I am not sure if I am committed to Christ.44917.1
3) I committed my life to Christ at a specific moment in my life.31311.9
4) My commitment to Christ developed gradually over a period of time.104039.5
5) I've been committed to Christ since I was a young child.78329.8
Missing45 
TOTAL2630100.0
28) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is loving. (BLVLOVNG)
TOTAL%
0) No1013.8
1) Yes253696.2
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
29) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is aware of everything I think and do. (BLVAWARE)
TOTAL%
0) No36313.8
1) Yes227486.2
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
30) Do you believe the following statement about God - God punishes those who do wrong. (BLVPUNSH)
TOTAL%
0) No158160.0
1) Yes105640.0
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
31) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is strict. (BLVSTRCT)
TOTAL%
0) No226185.7
1) Yes37614.3
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
32) Do you believe the following statement about God - God accepts me as I am. (BLVIAM)
TOTAL%
0) No1847.0
1) Yes245393.0
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
33) Do you believe the following statement about God - God has a plan for my life. (BLVPLAN)
TOTAL%
0) No96536.6
1) Yes167263.4
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
34) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is judging. (BLVJUDG)
TOTAL%
0) No174966.3
1) Yes88833.7
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
35) Do you believe the following statement about God - God decides everything I do. (BLVIDO)
TOTAL%
0) No229587.0
1) Yes34213.0
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
36) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is mysterious. (BLVMSTRY)
TOTAL%
0) No147055.7
1) Yes116744.3
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
37) Do you believe the following statement about God - God is forgiving. (BLV4GIV)
TOTAL%
0) No1064.0
1) Yes253196.0
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
38) Are you male or female? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male114142.9
2) Female151957.1
Missing15 
TOTAL2660100.0
39) How important is religious faith in your life? (FAITHIMP)
TOTAL%
1) It is the most important influence in my life2007.6
2) It is a very important influence in my life65024.7
3) It is an important influence, but other things are also important in my life.125547.7
4) It has some influence in my life44616.9
5) It is not an important influence in my life813.1
Missing43 
TOTAL2632100.0
40) If you had a birthday party and invited your 5 best friends, how many would be people who go to your church? (BESTFRND)
TOTAL%
0) 081630.7
1) 160022.6
2) 248318.2
3) 337314.0
4) 41726.5
5) 52148.1
Missing17 
TOTAL2658100.0
41) How often have you done the following in the past year - Tried directly to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ. (JESUSBLV)
TOTAL%
1) Never126347.5
2) Once71526.9
3) 2-5 times53920.3
4) 6-9 times722.7
5) 10 times or more702.6
Missing16 
TOTAL2659100.0
42) How often have you done the following in the past year - Told others about the work of God in your life. (GODSWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Never110741.7
2) Once67725.5
3) 2-5 times59122.3
4) 6-9 times1475.5
5) 10 times or more1325.0
Missing21 
TOTAL2654100.0
43) How often have you done the following in the past year - Participated in a march, meeting, or gathering to promote social change. (SOCIALCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never131549.8
2) Once51419.5
3) 2-5 times53220.1
4) 6-9 times1375.2
5) 10 times or more1445.5
Missing33 
TOTAL2642100.0
44) How often have you done the following in the past year - Clearly felt the presence of God in your life. (FEELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Never35613.4
2) Once40515.3
3) 2-5 times76428.9
4) 6-9 times35113.3
5) 10 times or more77229.2
Missing27 
TOTAL2648100.0
45) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Donated time helping people who are poor, hungry, sick, or unable to care for themselves. (HRSPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours151357.0
2) 1-2 hours72727.4
3) 3-5 hours2549.6
4) 6-9 hours652.4
5) 10 hours or more953.6
Missing21 
TOTAL2654100.0
46) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Donated time in your town or city to help children, youth, or families. (HRSYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours118844.9
2) 1-2 hours73427.7
3) 3-5 hours37014.0
4) 6-9 hours1505.7
5) 10 hours or more2047.7
Missing29 
TOTAL2646100.0
47) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Helped friends or neighbors with problems they have. (HRSFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours36213.7
2) 1-2 hours89233.7
3) 3-5 hours63123.9
4) 6-9 hours33112.5
5) 10 hours or more42816.2
Missing31 
TOTAL2644100.0
48) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Spent time promoting social justice or world peace. (HRSJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours192672.9
2) 1-2 hours45617.3
3) 3-5 hours1455.5
4) 6-9 hours552.1
5) 10 hours or more602.3
Missing33 
TOTAL2642100.0
49) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Spent time making your own town or city a better place to live. (HRSVLNTR)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours135351.1
2) 1-2 hours66825.2
3) 3-5 hours32912.4
4) 6-9 hours1325.0
5) 10 hours or more1656.2
Missing28 
TOTAL2647100.0
50) How many hours have you done the following in the past 30 days - Been involved in personal growth activities. (HRSGRWTH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours105640.1
2) 1-2 hours62923.9
3) 3-5 hours37914.4
4) 6-9 hours1867.1
5) 10 hours or more38414.6
Missing41 
TOTAL2634100.0
51) How often do you do the following - Pray or meditate, other than at church or before meals. (YOUPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never26510.0
2) Less than once a month26610.0
3) About once a month1836.9
4) 2 or 3 times a month33312.5
5) About once a week35113.2
6) Several times a week52419.7
7) Once a day or more73827.7
Missing15 
TOTAL2660100.0
52) How often do you do the following - Watch religious programs on television. (YOUWATCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never159260.0
2) Less than once a month57921.8
3) About once a month1977.4
4) 2 or 3 times a month1335.0
5) About once a week1164.4
6) Several times a week220.8
7) Once a day or more140.5
Missing22 
TOTAL2653100.0
53) How often do you do the following - Listen to religious programs on the radio. (YOULSTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never184069.4
2) Less than once a month38914.7
3) About once a month1294.9
4) 2 or 3 times a month963.6
5) About once a week1023.8
6) Several times a week602.3
7) Once a day or more371.4
Missing22 
TOTAL2653100.0
54) How often do you do the following - Read the Bible when you are alone. (YOUBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never96436.5
2) Less than once a month73027.6
3) About once a month29311.1
4) 2 or 3 times a month2499.4
5) About once a week1796.8
6) Several times a week1254.7
7) Once a day or more1033.9
Missing32 
TOTAL2643100.0
55) How often do you do the following - Read religious magazines, newspapers, or books other than the Bible. (YOUREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Never129648.8
2) Less than once a month52719.9
3) About once a month32912.4
4) 2 or 3 times a month2097.9
5) About once a week1756.6
6) Several times a week712.7
7) Once a day or more471.8
Missing21 
TOTAL2654100.0
56) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To my church. (GIVCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) $041915.9
2) $1-$50170364.4
3) $51-$10029311.1
4) $101-$5001435.4
5) $501-$1,000451.7
6) $1,001-$2,000261.0
7) More than $2,000140.5
Missing32 
TOTAL2643100.0
57) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To other religious groups or religious organizations. (GIVREL)
TOTAL%
1) $0184570.0
2) $1-$5070026.6
3) $51-$100491.9
4) $101-$500220.8
5) $501-$1,000110.4
6) $1,001-$2,00040.2
7) More than $2,00050.2
Missing39 
TOTAL2636100.0
58) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To a TV evangelist. (GIVEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) $0256997.6
2) $1-$50321.2
3) $51-$10090.3
4) $101-$50070.3
5) $501-$1,00040.2
6) $1,001-$2,00030.1
7) More than $2,00080.3
Missing43 
TOTAL2632100.0
59) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To charities or social service organizations. (GIVCHAR)
TOTAL%
1) $0135651.4
2) $1-$50111242.2
3) $51-$1001023.9
4) $101-$500441.7
5) $501-$1,000100.4
6) $1,001-$2,00050.2
7) More than $2,00080.3
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
60) How much money did you contribute to the following in 1987 - To peace or social justice groups. (GIVPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) $0223084.9
2) $1-$5033812.9
3) $51-$100301.1
4) $101-$500100.4
5) $501-$1,000120.5
6) $1,001-$2,00020.1
7) More than $2,00050.2
Missing48 
TOTAL2627100.0
61) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Spiritually, I gain more within the church than outside it. (INCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1335.0
2) I tend to disagree33112.5
3) I'm not sure77929.5
4) I tend to agree81830.9
5) I definitely agree58422.1
Missing30 
TOTAL2645100.0
62) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Human nature is basically good. (WEBGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1064.0
2) I tend to disagree31612.0
3) I'm not sure78029.7
4) I tend to agree110742.2
5) I definitely agree31412.0
Missing52 
TOTAL2623100.0
63) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - We ought to worry about our own country and let the rest of the world take care of itself. (USONLY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree96136.4
2) I tend to disagree81030.7
3) I'm not sure43716.6
4) I tend to agree26410.0
5) I definitely agree1656.3
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
64) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I would like to see more women pastors. (WMNPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1997.6
2) I tend to disagree2138.1
3) I'm not sure116644.3
4) I tend to agree61523.4
5) I definitely agree43916.7
Missing43 
TOTAL2632100.0
65) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - The poor have only themselves to blame for their poverty. (BLAMEPOR)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree101638.6
2) I tend to disagree84832.2
3) I'm not sure46017.5
4) I tend to agree2379.0
5) I definitely agree722.7
Missing42 
TOTAL2633100.0
66) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - In our country too much emphasis is placed on individualism. (INDIVID)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree28510.9
2) I tend to disagree47418.1
3) I'm not sure123747.2
4) I tend to agree44216.9
5) I definitely agree1847.0
Missing53 
TOTAL2622100.0
67) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - A good way to improve the world is to bring the Gospel to more people. (DOGOSPEL)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree983.7
2) I tend to disagree2007.6
3) I'm not sure84231.9
4) I tend to agree88533.5
5) I definitely agree61723.4
Missing33 
TOTAL2642100.0
68) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - The way many people in the U.S. buy and use things is one of the reasons poverty exists in other parts of the world. (CONSUMER)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree29811.3
2) I tend to disagree51019.3
3) I'm not sure106340.3
4) I tend to agree56821.5
5) I definitely agree1997.5
Missing37 
TOTAL2638100.0
69) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I would favor a good plan to help the poor even if it costs me money. (HELPPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree752.8
2) I tend to disagree1756.6
3) I'm not sure83731.7
4) I tend to agree109341.4
5) I definitely agree45717.3
Missing38 
TOTAL2637100.0
70) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Public schools should require religious expression, such as saying the Lord's Prayer, reading Bible verses, or saying prayers. (SCHLPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree73828.0
2) I tend to disagree66525.2
3) I'm not sure65524.9
4) I tend to agree33412.7
5) I definitely agree2439.2
Missing40 
TOTAL2635100.0
71) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I believe in reincarnation. (REINCARN)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree94736.0
2) I tend to disagree37014.1
3) I'm not sure85732.6
4) I tend to agree29411.2
5) I definitely agree1616.1
Missing46 
TOTAL2629100.0
72) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - For me, religious insight comes more from my own personal experiences than from what I learn through the teachings of the church. (NOTCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1887.2
2) I tend to disagree65424.9
3) I'm not sure90534.5
4) I tend to agree66225.2
5) I definitely agree2138.1
Missing53 
TOTAL2622100.0
73) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Part of God's plan is that some will be rich and some will be poor. (SOMERICH)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree36814.1
2) I tend to disagree44817.1
3) I'm not sure101738.8
4) I tend to agree58022.2
5) I definitely agree2057.8
Missing57 
TOTAL2618100.0
74) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I believe in astrology. (ASTROLGY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree57522.4
2) I tend to disagree33313.0
3) I'm not sure103040.1
4) I tend to agree44917.5
5) I definitely agree1797.0
Missing109 
TOTAL2566100.0
75) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I believe that God has chosen the U.S. to show the world about freedom and democracy. (FREEDOM)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree31812.1
2) I tend to disagree46217.6
3) I'm not sure110242.0
4) I tend to agree57521.9
5) I definitely agree1696.4
Missing49 
TOTAL2626100.0
76) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - A good way to improve the world is to change economic and social policies in many countries. (CHANGEPL)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree963.7
2) I tend to disagree2228.5
3) I'm not sure114343.6
4) I tend to agree91434.8
5) I definitely agree2489.5
Missing52 
TOTAL2623100.0
77) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I believe that the Holy Spirit is at work in my life. (HOLYSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree682.6
2) I tend to disagree1094.2
3) I'm not sure60223.0
4) I tend to agree96736.9
5) I definitely agree87633.4
Missing53 
TOTAL2622100.0
78) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I think our government should spend less money on the military. (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree2589.8
2) I tend to disagree39915.2
3) I'm not sure73828.1
4) I tend to agree66425.3
5) I definitely agree56421.5
Missing52 
TOTAL2623100.0
79) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Through meditation and self-discipline I come to know that all spiritual truth and wisdom is within me. (SPIRINME)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree2268.6
2) I tend to disagree33812.9
3) I'm not sure130149.7
4) I tend to agree59022.5
5) I definitely agree1626.2
Missing58 
TOTAL2617100.0
80) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Poverty in the U.S. is mainly due to discrimination and unfair laws and policies. (DISCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree28610.9
2) I tend to disagree65525.0
3) I'm not sure102439.1
4) I tend to agree53120.3
5) I definitely agree1234.7
Missing56 
TOTAL2619100.0
81) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I think that sometimes God should be referred to as "she." (SHEGOD)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree82231.4
2) I tend to disagree47018.0
3) I'm not sure93135.6
4) I tend to agree2529.6
5) I definitely agree1405.4
Missing60 
TOTAL2615100.0
82) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I would be willing to eat less meat and more grains and vegetables if it would provide food for starving people. (LESSMEAT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1264.8
2) I tend to disagree2268.6
3) I'm not sure67625.8
4) I tend to agree94135.9
5) I definitely agree65124.8
Missing55 
TOTAL2620100.0
83) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - I am in charge of my own life; I can be anything I want to be. (ICONTROL)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1395.3
2) I tend to disagree2359.0
3) I'm not sure36814.1
4) I tend to agree78330.0
5) I definitely agree108941.7
Missing61 
TOTAL2614100.0
84) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - It is possible to communicate with people who have died. (TLK2DEAD)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree75829.0
2) I tend to disagree50019.1
3) I'm not sure88633.8
4) I tend to agree33512.8
5) I definitely agree1395.3
Missing57 
TOTAL2618100.0
85) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement - An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (INDBLF)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1616.1
2) I tend to disagree39615.1
3) I'm not sure96436.8
4) I tend to agree69926.7
5) I definitely agree40215.3
Missing53 
TOTAL2622100.0
86) How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (MOVERACE)
TOTAL%
1) Always right481.8
2) Often right1786.8
3) Not sure54120.5
4) Often wrong85132.3
5) Always wrong101538.5
Missing42 
TOTAL2633100.0
87) How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by parents to keep children with AIDS from attending public school. (AIDSKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Always right1535.8
2) Often right29211.1
3) Not sure64924.7
4) Often wrong82931.6
5) Always wrong70326.8
Missing49 
TOTAL2626100.0
88) How right or wrong is the following statement - Abortion when a doctor says the baby is likely to be born with a serious handicap. (ABORTKID)
TOTAL%
1) Always right1315.0
2) Often right56221.4
3) Not sure92235.1
4) Often wrong52019.8
5) Always wrong49318.8
Missing47 
TOTAL2628100.0
89) How right or wrong is the following statement - Sexual intercourse by two unmarried adults who love each other. (PREMARSX)
TOTAL%
1) Always right2278.6
2) Often right81130.8
3) Not sure73928.1
4) Often wrong40515.4
5) Always wrong45217.2
Missing41 
TOTAL2634100.0
90) How right or wrong is the following statement - A company paying women employees less than men employees for similar work. (WMNEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Always right652.5
2) Often right1194.5
3) Not sure31011.8
4) Often wrong74628.3
5) Always wrong139552.9
Missing40 
TOTAL2635100.0
91) How right or wrong is the following statement - The U.S. using nuclear weapons to win a war against the Soviet Union. (NUKES)
TOTAL%
1) Always right1315.0
2) Often right2298.7
3) Not sure83631.8
4) Often wrong47418.0
5) Always wrong95836.5
Missing47 
TOTAL2628100.0
92) How right or wrong is the following statement - Taxing the wealthy to help raise the standard of living for poor people. (TAXRICH)
TOTAL%
1) Always right28210.7
2) Often right86833.0
3) Not sure92735.2
4) Often wrong39114.9
5) Always wrong1626.2
Missing45 
TOTAL2630100.0
93) How right or wrong is the following statement - Sending U.S. military aid to Central America to fight communism. (NOCOMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Always right1917.3
2) Often right66025.2
3) Not sure119145.5
4) Often wrong39315.0
5) Always wrong1847.0
Missing56 
TOTAL2619100.0
94) How right or wrong is the following statement - Sexual intercourse by two unmarried 17 year-olds who love each other. (YOUNGSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always right1505.7
2) Often right59422.6
3) Not sure68325.9
4) Often wrong57221.7
5) Always wrong63524.1
Missing41 
TOTAL2634100.0
95) How right or wrong is the following statement - Homosexual relations between two adults of the same sex who choose to be in that relationship. (HMSXLTY)
TOTAL%
1) Always right1365.2
2) Often right32212.2
3) Not sure77229.3
4) Often wrong35013.3
5) Always wrong105139.9
Missing44 
TOTAL2631100.0
96) How right or wrong is the following statement - Passing laws to make it illegal to discriminate against women or minorities. (DISCRIMI)
TOTAL%
1) Always right94636.0
2) Often right58322.2
3) Not sure51819.7
4) Often wrong2258.6
5) Always wrong35513.5
Missing48 
TOTAL2627100.0
97) How right or wrong is the following statement - The United States and other countries demanding that South Africa end its apartheid policies. (APARTHED)
TOTAL%
1) Always right51419.5
2) Often right59622.7
3) Not sure115243.8
4) Often wrong2188.3
5) Always wrong1505.7
Missing45 
TOTAL2630100.0
98) How true is the following statement - I am concerned that our country is not doing enough to help the poor. (MOREHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true913.5
2) Rarely true1806.8
3) True once in a while41015.6
4) Sometimes true74528.3
5) Often true66825.4
6) Almost always true30311.5
7) Always true2318.8
Missing47 
TOTAL2628100.0
99) How true is the following statement - I know that Jesus Christ is the son of God who died on a cross and rose again. (SONOFGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Never true301.1
2) Rarely true401.5
3) True once in a while612.3
4) Sometimes true1054.0
5) Often true1204.6
6) Almost always true1887.2
7) Always true208079.3
Missing51 
TOTAL2624100.0
100) How true is the following statement - My faith shapes how I think and act each and every day. (DAILYFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true893.4
2) Rarely true1987.6
3) True once in a while33612.9
4) Sometimes true68426.2
5) Often true54220.7
6) Almost always true41215.8
7) Always true35213.5
Missing62 
TOTAL2613100.0
101) How true is the following statement - I help others with their religious questions and struggles. (HELPOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true28210.8
2) Rarely true64824.9
3) True once in a while56221.6
4) Sometimes true55121.1
5) Often true31812.2
6) Almost always true1606.1
7) Always true853.3
Missing69 
TOTAL2606100.0
102) How true is the following statement - I tend to be critical of other people. (CRITICAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1003.8
2) Rarely true35013.4
3) True once in a while49318.8
4) Sometimes true79430.3
5) Often true56321.5
6) Almost always true2138.1
7) Always true1054.0
Missing57 
TOTAL2618100.0
103) How true is the following statement - In my free time, I help people who have problems or needs. (GIVENEED)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1435.5
2) Rarely true47618.2
3) True once in a while58522.3
4) Sometimes true61923.6
5) Often true43816.7
6) Almost always true2318.8
7) Always true1294.9
Missing54 
TOTAL2621100.0
104) How true is the following statement - My faith helps me know right from wrong. (FAITHHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true732.8
2) Rarely true1415.4
3) True once in a while29111.1
4) Sometimes true51719.8
5) Often true55221.1
6) Almost always true57522.0
7) Always true46717.9
Missing59 
TOTAL2616100.0
105) How true is the following statement - I do things to help protect the environment. (ENVIRONS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true923.5
2) Rarely true34413.1
3) True once in a while49919.1
4) Sometimes true66625.4
5) Often true53420.4
6) Almost always true31612.1
7) Always true1666.3
Missing58 
TOTAL2617100.0
106) How true is the following statement - I devote time to reading and studying the Bible. (TIMEBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Never true48418.5
2) Rarely true80830.8
3) True once in a while55521.2
4) Sometimes true39315.0
5) Often true1997.6
6) Almost always true1033.9
7) Always true793.0
Missing54 
TOTAL2621100.0
107) How true is the following statement - I have a hard time accepting myself. (KNOWME)
TOTAL%
1) Never true37214.2
2) Rarely true57221.8
3) True once in a while41815.9
4) Sometimes true59922.8
5) Often true34013.0
6) Almost always true1967.5
7) Always true1264.8
Missing52 
TOTAL2623100.0
108) How true is the following statement - Every day I see evidence that God is active in the world. (GODLIVES)
TOTAL%
1) Never true913.5
2) Rarely true2178.3
3) True once in a while32912.5
4) Sometimes true54820.9
5) Often true47818.2
6) Almost always true39215.0
7) Always true56721.6
Missing53 
TOTAL2622100.0
109) How true is the following statement - I take excellent care of my physical health. (GOODHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true271.0
2) Rarely true1254.8
3) True once in a while2519.6
4) Sometimes true58022.2
5) Often true64924.8
6) Almost always true66225.3
7) Always true31912.2
Missing62 
TOTAL2613100.0
110) How true is the following statement - I am active in efforts to promote social justice. (SOCJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) Never true49519.0
2) Rarely true62624.0
3) True once in a while56521.7
4) Sometimes true55621.4
5) Often true2318.9
6) Almost always true953.6
7) Always true361.4
Missing71 
TOTAL2604100.0
111) How true is the following statement - I seek out opportunities to help me grow spiritually. (SPIRGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Never true2409.2
2) Rarely true50919.5
3) True once in a while59322.7
4) Sometimes true60423.1
5) Often true36413.9
6) Almost always true2088.0
7) Always true933.6
Missing64 
TOTAL2611100.0
112) How true is the following statement - I take time for periods of prayer or meditation. (DLYPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true30711.7
2) Rarely true49518.9
3) True once in a while46017.5
4) Sometimes true44917.1
5) Often true36213.8
6) Almost always true28210.8
7) Always true26710.2
Missing53 
TOTAL2622100.0
113) How true is the following statement - I am active in efforts to promote world peace. (WRLDPEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Never true80230.6
2) Rarely true70326.9
3) True once in a while41515.9
4) Sometimes true35913.7
5) Often true1616.2
6) Almost always true1033.9
7) Always true742.8
Missing58 
TOTAL2617100.0
114) How true is the following statement - I accept people whose religious beliefs are different from mine. (DIFFBLFS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true291.1
2) Rarely true582.2
3) True once in a while1124.3
4) Sometimes true2399.1
5) Often true37714.4
6) Almost always true75228.7
7) Always true105340.2
Missing55 
TOTAL2620100.0
115) How true is the following statement - I feel a deep sense of responsibility for reducing pain and suffering in the world. (STOPPAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1786.8
2) Rarely true45117.3
3) True once in a while46117.7
4) Sometimes true72527.8
5) Often true42116.1
6) Almost always true2148.2
7) Always true1606.1
Missing65 
TOTAL2610100.0
116) How true is the following statement - As I grow older, my understanding of God changes. (GODCHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true732.8
2) Rarely true1395.3
3) True once in a while1786.8
4) Sometimes true49919.2
5) Often true71527.5
6) Almost always true55621.4
7) Always true44217.0
Missing73 
TOTAL2602100.0
117) How true is the following statement - I feel overwhelmed by all the responsibilities and obligations I have. (OVERWHLM)
TOTAL%
1) Never true742.8
2) Rarely true27010.3
3) True once in a while41515.9
4) Sometimes true76629.3
5) Often true54220.8
6) Almost always true33412.8
7) Always true2098.0
Missing65 
TOTAL2610100.0
118) How true is the following statement - I give significant portions of time and money to help other people. (GIVETIME)
TOTAL%
1) Never true26210.0
2) Rarely true70527.0
3) True once in a while64124.6
4) Sometimes true56121.5
5) Often true26210.0
6) Almost always true1244.8
7) Always true522.0
Missing68 
TOTAL2607100.0
119) How true is the following statement - I speak out for equality for women and minorities. (EQUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true41816.1
2) Rarely true55521.4
3) True once in a while44517.1
4) Sometimes true44917.3
5) Often true31812.3
6) Almost always true1977.6
7) Always true2138.2
Missing80 
TOTAL2595100.0
120) How true is the following statement - I feel God's presence in my relationships with other people. (GODSPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1977.6
2) Rarely true39515.2
3) True once in a while45317.4
4) Sometimes true60823.3
5) Often true45817.6
6) Almost always true28711.0
7) Always true2077.9
Missing70 
TOTAL2605100.0
121) How true is the following statement - My life is filled with meaning and purpose. (LIFEPURP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true341.3
2) Rarely true1586.1
3) True once in a while30111.6
4) Sometimes true54521.0
5) Often true54120.8
6) Almost always true52520.2
7) Always true49419.0
Missing77 
TOTAL2598100.0
122) How true is the following statement - I don't understand how a loving God can allow so much pain and suffering in the world. (WHYPAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Never true2047.8
2) Rarely true33312.8
3) True once in a while42816.5
4) Sometimes true65825.3
5) Often true44217.0
6) Almost always true29111.2
7) Always true2439.3
Missing76 
TOTAL2599100.0
123) How true is the following statement - I believe that I must obey God's rules and commandments in order to be saved. (RULESAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true2027.8
2) Rarely true2308.9
3) True once in a while32012.4
4) Sometimes true51319.8
5) Often true46417.9
6) Almost always true38915.0
7) Always true47318.3
Missing84 
TOTAL2591100.0
124) How true is the following statement - I am confident that I can overcome any problem or crisis no matter how serious. (OVERCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Never true662.5
2) Rarely true1827.0
3) True once in a while31011.9
4) Sometimes true59222.7
5) Often true52120.0
6) Almost always true51419.7
7) Always true41816.1
Missing72 
TOTAL2603100.0
125) How true is the following statement - I care a great deal about reducing poverty in the U.S. and throughout the world. (NOPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Never true903.5
2) Rarely true2379.1
3) True once in a while47118.1
4) Sometimes true65825.3
5) Often true48018.5
6) Almost always true33713.0
7) Always true32712.6
Missing75 
TOTAL2600100.0
126) How true is the following statement - I try to apply my faith to political and social issues. (APPLYFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true38815.0
2) Rarely true60323.3
3) True once in a while51419.9
4) Sometimes true55121.3
5) Often true29011.2
6) Almost always true1646.3
7) Always true793.1
Missing86 
TOTAL2589100.0
127) How true is the following statement - My life is committed to Jesus Christ. (MYJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1505.8
2) Rarely true2479.5
3) True once in a while33412.9
4) Sometimes true46117.7
5) Often true43516.7
6) Almost always true41115.8
7) Always true56121.6
Missing76 
TOTAL2599100.0
128) How true is the following statement - I talk with other people about my faith. (TALKFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true34113.1
2) Rarely true52820.3
3) True once in a while46517.9
4) Sometimes true54921.1
5) Often true36714.1
6) Almost always true2339.0
7) Always true1194.6
Missing73 
TOTAL2602100.0
129) How true is the following statement - My life is filled with stress and anxiety. (MYSTRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1254.8
2) Rarely true35413.6
3) True once in a while45317.4
4) Sometimes true59823.0
5) Often true50019.2
6) Almost always true33612.9
7) Always true2339.0
Missing76 
TOTAL2599100.0
130) How true is the following statement - I go out of my way to show love to people I meet. (SHOWLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true953.7
2) Rarely true30611.8
3) True once in a while53520.6
4) Sometimes true71727.7
5) Often true49619.1
6) Almost always true29211.3
7) Always true1515.8
Missing83 
TOTAL2592100.0
131) How true is the following statement - I have a real sense that God is guiding me. (GODGUIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1174.5
2) Rarely true2569.9
3) True once in a while43316.7
4) Sometimes true58622.6
5) Often true47518.4
6) Almost always true43316.7
7) Always true28811.1
Missing87 
TOTAL2588100.0
132) How true is the following statement - I do not want the churches of this nation getting involved in political issues. (NOPLTCS)
TOTAL%
1) Never true2168.4
2) Rarely true33513.0
3) True once in a while45517.6
4) Sometimes true63024.4
5) Often true36914.3
6) Almost always true28010.8
7) Always true30011.6
Missing90 
TOTAL2585100.0
133) How true is the following statement - I like to worship and pray with others. (WRSHPOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true2118.2
2) Rarely true38414.9
3) True once in a while43616.9
4) Sometimes true53020.5
5) Often true42516.4
6) Almost always true32912.7
7) Always true26910.4
Missing91 
TOTAL2584100.0
134) How true is the following statement - I think Christians must be about the business of creating international understanding and harmony. (HARMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1385.4
2) Rarely true2499.7
3) True once in a while42216.5
4) Sometimes true74629.1
5) Often true49919.5
6) Almost always true28311.0
7) Always true2288.9
Missing110 
TOTAL2565100.0
135) How true is the following statement - I am spiritually moved by the beauty of God's creations. (BEAUTY)
TOTAL%
1) Never true803.1
2) Rarely true1556.0
3) True once in a while27910.8
4) Sometimes true48618.8
5) Often true51319.8
6) Almost always true47318.3
7) Always true60023.2
Missing89 
TOTAL2586100.0
136) Which of the following best describes your belief about the Bible? (BIBLEBLF)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible was written by persons who were motivated by a deep faith in God and who tried their best to describe and interpret their understanding of God and God's activity in the world.71628.2
2) The Bible is Word of God. It was inspired by God and recorded by writers who interpreted God's message in the context of their times. It speaks truth on matters of faith and practice, but it may contain some historical and scientific errors.102840.5
3) The Bible is the Word of God. It was dictated by God word for word and recorded by writers who were not influenced by their times. Everything in the bible is true - historically, scientifically, and in matters of faith and practice.50019.7
4) The Bible records the stories, legends, and myths that people developed to understand the mysteries of life. It contains a great deal of wisdom and insight into the human experience.25810.2
5) The Bible contains no more truth or wisdom than do the religious books of other world religions.351.4
Missing138 
TOTAL2537100.0
137) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It feels warm. (CHWARM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true732.8
2) Slightly true2359.0
3) Somewhat true71327.2
4) Quite true95336.3
5) Very true65024.8
Missing51 
TOTAL2624100.0
138) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - I learn a lot. (CHLEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true883.4
2) Slightly true36914.1
3) Somewhat true84032.1
4) Quite true90434.6
5) Very true41515.9
Missing59 
TOTAL2616100.0
139) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It accepts people who are different. (CHPEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true762.9
2) Slightly true2158.3
3) Somewhat true44016.9
4) Quite true81831.4
5) Very true105340.5
Missing73 
TOTAL2602100.0
140) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - Most members want to be challenged to think about religious issues and ideas. (CHCHALLG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1545.9
2) Slightly true50619.4
3) Somewhat true105040.3
4) Quite true66225.4
5) Very true2338.9
Missing70 
TOTAL2605100.0
141) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It is friendly. (CHFRNDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true451.7
2) Slightly true1054.1
3) Somewhat true33212.9
4) Quite true74228.8
5) Very true135152.5
Missing100 
TOTAL2575100.0
142) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It challenges my thinking. (CHTHINK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1756.8
2) Slightly true43917.0
3) Somewhat true93236.2
4) Quite true71427.7
5) Very true31612.3
Missing99 
TOTAL2576100.0
143) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It encourages me to ask questions. (CHQUESTN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true2178.4
2) Slightly true57822.5
3) Somewhat true79230.8
4) Quite true65225.3
5) Very true33413.0
Missing102 
TOTAL2573100.0
144) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It is boring. (CHBORING)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true80231.2
2) Slightly true87233.9
3) Somewhat true53120.7
4) Quite true2268.8
5) Very true1395.4
Missing105 
TOTAL2570100.0
145) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - Strangers feel welcome. (CHWELCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true612.4
2) Slightly true1887.3
3) Somewhat true54621.2
4) Quite true95837.3
5) Very true81831.8
Missing104 
TOTAL2571100.0
146) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It tries out new ideas. (CHIDEAS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1566.1
2) Slightly true41016.0
3) Somewhat true73728.7
4) Quite true81731.8
5) Very true44617.4
Missing109 
TOTAL2566100.0
147) How true is the following statement about the church you attend? - It expects people to learn and think. (CHTHINKS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1013.9
2) Slightly true37614.7
3) Somewhat true92636.1
4) Quite true79931.2
5) Very true36314.2
Missing110 
TOTAL2565100.0
148) Which of the following best represents your belief about how God is related to the world? (GODWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) God and the world are one.50119.3
2) The world is part of God, but God is greater and larger than the world.96537.2
3) Human beings are part of God.56621.8
4) God set the world into motion but does not play an active role in the world.873.4
5) God transcends the world, entering the world infrequently.692.7
6) God transcends the world but is actively involved in the world.40315.6
Missing84 
TOTAL2591100.0
149) How true is the following statement - God is active in the lives of individual persons. (ACTIVEGO)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false391.5
2) Mostly false441.7
3) Somewhat false773.0
4) I'm not sure42516.4
5) Somewhat true40615.7
6) Mostly true60923.5
7) Absolutely true98938.2
Missing86 
TOTAL2589100.0
150) How true is the following statement - God works through social and economic systems to bring about social change. (GODCHNG)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false793.1
2) Mostly false1305.1
3) Somewhat false1716.7
4) I'm not sure119446.5
5) Somewhat true50919.8
6) Mostly true30411.8
7) Absolutely true1837.1
Missing105 
TOTAL2570100.0
151) How true is the following statement - My faith guides me on how to show love to other people. (LOVEOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false461.8
2) Mostly false933.6
3) Somewhat false1696.6
4) I'm not sure48018.7
5) Somewhat true76729.8
6) Mostly true60023.3
7) Absolutely true41816.2
Missing102 
TOTAL2573100.0
152) How true is the following statement - My faith helps me when I feel sad or lonely. (FAITHSAD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false742.9
2) Mostly false1034.0
3) Somewhat false2017.8
4) I'm not sure36914.4
5) Somewhat true75229.3
6) Mostly true58822.9
7) Absolutely true48218.8
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
153) How true is the following statement - Salvation refers to the attainment of justice and peace throughout the world. (SALVATN)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1817.1
2) Mostly false1264.9
3) Somewhat false1927.5
4) I'm not sure120947.3
5) Somewhat true41616.3
6) Mostly true28811.3
7) Absolutely true1425.6
Missing121 
TOTAL2554100.0
154) How true is the following statement - Salvation refers to eternal life for those who believe. (LIFETRNL)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false391.5
2) Mostly false532.1
3) Somewhat false1034.1
4) I'm not sure72428.6
5) Somewhat true41416.3
6) Mostly true48018.9
7) Absolutely true72228.5
Missing140 
TOTAL2535100.0
155) How true is the following statement - God is a close personal friend who guides and protects me. (GUIDESME)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false572.2
2) Mostly false672.6
3) Somewhat false1455.7
4) I'm not sure36214.1
5) Somewhat true51119.9
6) Mostly true55521.7
7) Absolutely true86633.8
Missing112 
TOTAL2563100.0
156) How true is the following statement - God is a force in the world working to make societies more just and fair for all people. (GODJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false692.7
2) Mostly false1144.5
3) Somewhat false1917.5
4) I'm not sure81932.0
5) Somewhat true61223.9
6) Mostly true44517.4
7) Absolutely true30612.0
Missing119 
TOTAL2556100.0
157) How true is the following statement - Christians should be about the work of telling others about Jesus. (TELLOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false481.9
2) Mostly false712.8
3) Somewhat false1566.1
4) I'm not sure52520.5
5) Somewhat true63524.8
6) Mostly true53320.9
7) Absolutely true58823.0
Missing119 
TOTAL2556100.0
158) How true is the following statement - Christians should be about the work of changing society. (CHNGSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false682.7
2) Mostly false1174.6
3) Somewhat false2439.5
4) I'm not sure88334.6
5) Somewhat true67026.3
6) Mostly true36014.1
7) Absolutely true2118.3
Missing123 
TOTAL2552100.0
159) How true is the following statement - Only Christians will be saved by God. (FEWSAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false88835.0
2) Mostly false31812.5
3) Somewhat false26310.4
4) I'm not sure53721.1
5) Somewhat true1616.3
6) Mostly true1566.1
7) Absolutely true2178.5
Missing135 
TOTAL2540100.0
160) How true is the following statement - The good Christian never criticizes his or her country. (NOCRTSZ)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false55121.6
2) Mostly false44917.6
3) Somewhat false46218.1
4) I'm not sure56121.9
5) Somewhat true2509.8
6) Mostly true1596.2
7) Absolutely true1244.9
Missing119 
TOTAL2556100.0
161) How true is the following statement - My religious faith is at the center of my life. (FTHCENTR)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1315.1
2) Mostly false2499.8
3) Somewhat false44917.6
4) I'm not sure62624.5
5) Somewhat true56122.0
6) Mostly true32712.8
7) Absolutely true2108.2
Missing122 
TOTAL2553100.0
162) How true is the following statement - My religious faith gives me comfort. (COMFORT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false642.5
2) Mostly false1305.1
3) Somewhat false2248.8
4) I'm not sure42116.5
5) Somewhat true78930.9
6) Mostly true49619.4
7) Absolutely true43116.9
Missing120 
TOTAL2555100.0
163) How true is the following statement - My religious faith causes me to care about other people. (CAREOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false652.5
2) Mostly false773.0
3) Somewhat false1305.1
4) I'm not sure34513.5
5) Somewhat true74929.3
6) Mostly true66025.8
7) Absolutely true53420.9
Missing115 
TOTAL2560100.0
164) How true is the following statement - My ultimate responsibility as a person of faith is to love and worship God. (LOVWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false662.6
2) Mostly false943.7
3) Somewhat false1807.0
4) I'm not sure49619.4
5) Somewhat true56822.2
6) Mostly true54721.4
7) Absolutely true60423.6
Missing120 
TOTAL2555100.0
165) How true is the following statement - My ultimate responsibility as a person of faith is to devote my life to helping other people. (OTHERHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false592.3
2) Mostly false1054.1
3) Somewhat false2439.5
4) I'm not sure62024.3
5) Somewhat true76930.1
6) Mostly true51020.0
7) Absolutely true2499.7
Missing120 
TOTAL2555100.0
166) How true is the following statement - The purpose of the Church should be to help reduce pain and suffering in the world. (NOPAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false542.1
2) Mostly false1034.0
3) Somewhat false27610.8
4) I'm not sure65825.8
5) Somewhat true81331.9
6) Mostly true43717.1
7) Absolutely true2088.2
Missing126 
TOTAL2549100.0
167) How true is the following statement - The purpose of the church should be to strengthen faith in God. (STRNFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false220.9
2) Mostly false351.4
3) Somewhat false853.3
4) I'm not sure32612.8
5) Somewhat true53120.8
6) Mostly true75829.7
7) Absolutely true79331.1
Missing125 
TOTAL2550100.0
168) How true is the following statement - My faith helps me feel good about myself. (FEELGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false481.9
2) Mostly false692.7
3) Somewhat false1766.9
4) I'm not sure42316.7
5) Somewhat true75229.6
6) Mostly true60623.9
7) Absolutely true46518.3
Missing136 
TOTAL2539100.0
169) How true is the following statement - My faith causes me to pay less attention to myself. (FOCUSOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false34413.5
2) Mostly false36514.3
3) Somewhat false53421.0
4) I'm not sure75129.5
5) Somewhat true32812.9
6) Mostly true1616.3
7) Absolutely true642.5
Missing128 
TOTAL2547100.0
170) How true is the following statement - I am certain that God exists. (YESGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false401.6
2) Mostly false471.8
3) Somewhat false662.6
4) I'm not sure30712.1
5) Somewhat true2309.0
6) Mostly true39515.5
7) Absolutely true146157.4
Missing129 
TOTAL2546100.0
171) How true is the following statement - I believe in life after death. (AFTERLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1325.2
2) Mostly false863.4
3) Somewhat false943.7
4) I'm not sure55622.0
5) Somewhat true2519.9
6) Mostly true40115.8
7) Absolutely true101039.9
Missing145 
TOTAL2530100.0
172) How true is the following statement - The Bible is about how God saves those who believe. (BIBGODSV)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false592.3
2) Mostly false973.8
3) Somewhat false2158.5
4) I'm not sure59823.5
5) Somewhat true67526.6
6) Mostly true50319.8
7) Absolutely true39315.5
Missing135 
TOTAL2540100.0
173) How true is the following statement - The Bible is about the kind of world God wants us to create. (NEWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false763.0
2) Mostly false913.6
3) Somewhat false2098.2
4) I'm not sure70827.9
5) Somewhat true63425.0
6) Mostly true49719.6
7) Absolutely true32612.8
Missing134 
TOTAL2541100.0
174) How true is the following statement - I often pray for God's help when I have problems. (PRAYHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false632.5
2) Mostly false803.1
3) Somewhat false1335.2
4) I'm not sure1957.7
5) Somewhat true52720.7
6) Mostly true66726.2
7) Absolutely true88434.7
Missing126 
TOTAL2549100.0
175) How true is the following statement - I often pray that God will help other people. (PRAYPEOP)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false491.9
2) Mostly false702.8
3) Somewhat false1335.2
4) I'm not sure2088.2
5) Somewhat true61424.2
6) Mostly true70027.6
7) Absolutely true76130.0
Missing140 
TOTAL2535100.0
176) How true is the following statement - Jesus to me is a teacher who shows me how to love and serve. (JCTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false361.4
2) Mostly false491.9
3) Somewhat false953.7
4) I'm not sure40615.9
5) Somewhat true62024.3
6) Mostly true63524.9
7) Absolutely true71027.8
Missing124 
TOTAL2551100.0
177) How true is the following statement - Jesus to me is a friend who cares for me each day. (JCCARES)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false421.7
2) Mostly false582.3
3) Somewhat false1024.0
4) I'm not sure33313.1
5) Somewhat true48419.0
6) Mostly true58823.1
7) Absolutely true93436.8
Missing134 
TOTAL2541100.0
178) How true is the following statement - My faith teaches me how to sacrifice for the good of others. (SACRIFCE)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false391.5
2) Mostly false592.3
3) Somewhat false1626.4
4) I'm not sure67026.4
5) Somewhat true75829.8
6) Mostly true55121.7
7) Absolutely true30211.9
Missing134 
TOTAL2541100.0
179) How true is the following statement - My faith teaches me how to find true happiness. (TRUHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false572.3
2) Mostly false763.0
3) Somewhat false1787.0
4) I'm not sure56722.4
5) Somewhat true73328.9
6) Mostly true51320.3
7) Absolutely true40916.1
Missing142 
TOTAL2533100.0
180) How true is the following statement - The good Christian should pay attention to spiritual matters. (SPMATTER)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false371.5
2) Mostly false622.4
3) Somewhat false1505.9
4) I'm not sure65825.9
5) Somewhat true72228.4
6) Mostly true52720.7
7) Absolutely true38615.2
Missing133 
TOTAL2542100.0
181) How true is the following statement - The good Christian should pay attention to politics. (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false1666.6
2) Mostly false2198.7
3) Somewhat false38915.4
4) I'm not sure99239.2
5) Somewhat true43617.2
6) Mostly true2148.5
7) Absolutely true1144.5
Missing145 
TOTAL2530100.0
182) How true is the following statement - When I am successful at something, I know God is with me. (SUCCESS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false552.2
2) Mostly false632.5
3) Somewhat false1184.6
4) I'm not sure41616.4
5) Somewhat true58322.9
6) Mostly true59523.4
7) Absolutely true71328.0
Missing132 
TOTAL2543100.0
183) How true is the following statement - When a person trusts me enough to share his or her pain with me, I know God is present. (GODHERE)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely false572.2
2) Mostly false692.7
3) Somewhat false1254.9
4) I'm not sure55721.9
5) Somewhat true52020.4
6) Mostly true57222.5
7) Absolutely true64525.3
Missing130 
TOTAL2545100.0
184) How do you describe yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian291.1
2) Asian or Pacific Islander301.2
3) Black592.3
4) Latino or Hispanic441.7
5) White237391.5
6) Bi-racial or bi-cultural592.3
Missing81 
TOTAL2594100.0
185) How old are you? (AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 11-14104740.0
2) 15-20149557.1
3) 21-24251.0
4) 25-2970.3
5) 30-39140.5
6) 40-49100.4
7) 50-5930.1
8) 60-6940.2
9) 70-7970.3
10) 80 or older60.2
Missing57 
TOTAL2618100.0
186) Where do you live? (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) On a farm27410.6
2) In the open country, not on a farm32912.7
3) On an American Indian reservation80.3
4) In a small town or village (under 2,500 in population)35713.8
5) In a town (2,500 to 9,999)39115.1
6) In a small city (10,000 to 49,999)45917.8
7) In a medium size central city (50,000 to 250,000)2168.4
8) In a suburb of a medium size central city1857.2
9) In a large central city (over 250,000)1184.6
10) In a suburb of a large central city2459.5
Missing93 
TOTAL2582100.0
187) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which my faith shapes how I think and act. (HOWIACT)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now1124.4
2) Somewhat less now2007.8
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago83432.5
4) Somewhat greater now101439.6
5) Much greater now40315.7
Missing112 
TOTAL2563100.0
188) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The effort I make to get involved in activities that help me grow spiritually. (INVOLVED)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now913.6
2) Somewhat less now28911.3
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago95537.3
4) Somewhat greater now88034.4
5) Much greater now34513.5
Missing115 
TOTAL2560100.0
189) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The time I spend talking to others about my faith. (TALK2OTH)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now1626.4
2) Somewhat less now29011.4
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago130251.1
4) Somewhat greater now61324.1
5) Much greater now1817.1
Missing127 
TOTAL2548100.0
190) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The amount of time I spend working for peace and social justice. (WORKPEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now1877.3
2) Somewhat less now2148.4
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago168766.1
4) Somewhat greater now36414.3
5) Much greater now1003.9
Missing123 
TOTAL2552100.0
191) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I accept people who believe differently than I do. (DIFFOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now461.8
2) Somewhat less now1305.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago89935.2
4) Somewhat greater now96237.7
5) Much greater now51620.2
Missing122 
TOTAL2553100.0
192) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which my life has meaning and purpose (MEMEANNG)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now532.1
2) Somewhat less now1415.6
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago64025.2
4) Somewhat greater now109443.1
5) Much greater now61124.1
Missing136 
TOTAL2539100.0
193) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I apply my faith to political or social issues. (POLUISSU)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now1184.6
2) Somewhat less now1937.6
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago146357.6
4) Somewhat greater now59323.4
5) Much greater now1726.8
Missing136 
TOTAL2539100.0
194) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The amount of time I spend reading and studying the Bible. (TIMESPNT)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now1877.3
2) Somewhat less now32412.7
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago122648.1
4) Somewhat greater now55221.7
5) Much greater now26010.2
Missing126 
TOTAL2549100.0
195) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The time I spend worshiping and praying with others. (TMEWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now1435.6
2) Somewhat less now26110.3
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago111443.8
4) Somewhat greater now70627.7
5) Much greater now32212.6
Missing129 
TOTAL2546100.0
196) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I show love to people I meet. (LOVE2OTH)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now481.9
2) Somewhat less now1375.4
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago86934.1
4) Somewhat greater now105141.2
5) Much greater now44317.4
Missing127 
TOTAL2548100.0
197) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The sense of personal responsibility I feel for reducing pain and suffering in the world. (PERSRSP)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now702.7
2) Somewhat less now1656.5
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago128650.4
4) Somewhat greater now77830.5
5) Much greater now25510.0
Missing121 
TOTAL2554100.0
198) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I feel that God is guiding me. (HEGUIDES)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now602.4
2) Somewhat less now1766.9
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago80431.6
4) Somewhat greater now93736.8
5) Much greater now56822.3
Missing130 
TOTAL2545100.0
199) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I care about hunger and poverty in the world. (WORLDPOV)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now512.0
2) Somewhat less now1295.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago102640.2
4) Somewhat greater now94337.0
5) Much greater now40215.8
Missing124 
TOTAL2551100.0
200) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The amount of time and money I give to help other people. (AMTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now682.7
2) Somewhat less now1817.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago124148.6
4) Somewhat greater now82432.2
5) Much greater now2429.5
Missing119 
TOTAL2556100.0
201) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I am convinced that God is active in the world. (GODACTIV)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now632.5
2) Somewhat less now1586.2
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago84833.2
4) Somewhat greater now89635.1
5) Much greater now59023.1
Missing120 
TOTAL2555100.0
202) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The degree to which I let God into my life. (LETGODIN)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now622.4
2) Somewhat less now1706.7
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago82032.2
4) Somewhat greater now88234.6
5) Much greater now61324.1
Missing128 
TOTAL2547100.0
203) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The importance of my spiritual life. (SPIRLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now672.6
2) Somewhat less now1777.0
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago99139.0
4) Somewhat greater now80431.6
5) Much greater now50419.8
Missing132 
TOTAL2543100.0
204) To how much of a degree have you changed in the last 2 to 3 years - The amount of stress and anxiety in my life. (AMTSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Much less now1325.2
2) Somewhat less now25810.1
3) About the same as 2 or 3 years ago57022.4
4) Somewhat greater now83832.9
5) Much greater now75029.4
Missing127 
TOTAL2548100.0
205) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How much do you agree with the following statement - If I had to change churches, I would feel a great sense of loss. (CHNGCHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1234.9
2) Disagree28411.3
3) Not sure86934.4
4) Agree73229.0
5) Strongly agree51520.4
Missing152 
TOTAL2523100.0
206) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How much do you agree with the following statement - I feel at home in this church. (HOMEINCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree572.3
2) Disagree1686.7
3) Not sure36314.5
4) Agree100740.2
5) Strongly agree91236.4
Missing168 
TOTAL2507100.0
207) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How much do you agree with the following statement - I would change churches if my church developed major leadership or financial problems. (LDRPROBS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree41416.4
2) Disagree67726.9
3) Not sure110443.8
4) Agree2349.3
5) Strongly agree893.5
Missing157 
TOTAL2518100.0
208) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How much do you agree with the following statement - The church I attend matters a great deal to me. (LIKEMYCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree612.4
2) Disagree1777.1
3) Not sure56122.4
4) Agree99339.6
5) Strongly agree71528.5
Missing168 
TOTAL2507100.0
209) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: Which of these most helps you find meaning and purpose in life? (HELPSME)
TOTAL%
1) Religious TV and radio programs281.1
2) My own private religious experiences, such as prayer and meditation71928.8
3) My church137055.0
4) Religious groups or events outside of my church37615.1
Missing182 
TOTAL2493100.0
210) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: Which of these gives you the most help with moral questions? (MORAL?S)
TOTAL%
1) Religious TV and radio programs562.3
2) My own private religious experiences, such as prayer and meditation66326.7
3) My church133853.8
4) Religious groups or events outside of my church43017.3
Missing188 
TOTAL2487100.0
211) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: Which of these most helps you grow spiritually? (SPIRGRWS)
TOTAL%
1) Religious TV and radio programs331.3
2) My own private religious experiences, such as prayer and meditation55822.4
3) My church155562.5
4) Religious groups or events outside of my church34313.8
Missing186 
TOTAL2489100.0
212) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How important to you is belonging to a church? (BELONGCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important86834.3
2) Important88535.0
3) Somewhat important53521.2
4) Not too important1857.3
5) Not at all important562.2
Missing146 
TOTAL2529100.0
213) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How often do you attend worship services at your church? (ATTENDCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never291.1
2) A few times a year1646.5
3) About once a month1947.6
4) Two or three times a month45618.0
5) About once a week131651.9
6) More than once a week37914.9
Missing137 
TOTAL2538100.0
214) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How many hours during the past month did you attend programs or events at your church (other than worship)? (HRSATTND)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours48419.3
2) 1-2 hours55222.0
3) 3-5 hours63425.2
4) 6-10 hours43117.2
5) 11-20 hours2359.4
6) More than 20 hours1757.0
Missing164 
TOTAL2511100.0
215) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How many hours during the past month did you give volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event? (HRSVOLCH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours97938.8
2) 1-2 hours75930.1
3) 3-5 hours45718.1
4) 6-10 hours1767.0
5) 11-20 hours873.5
6) More than 20 hours632.5
Missing154 
TOTAL2521100.0
216) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How many hours during the past month did you participate in religious events, programs, or groups outside of your church? (HRSPART)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours120647.9
2) 1-2 hours58123.1
3) 3-5 hours34813.8
4) 6-10 hours1797.1
5) 11-20 hours793.1
6) More than 20 hours1244.9
Missing158 
TOTAL2517100.0
217) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (DISCIPLS)
TOTAL%
0) No179178.4
1) Yes49421.6
Missing390 
TOTAL2285100.0
218) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
TOTAL%
0) No180679.0
1) Yes47921.0
Missing390 
TOTAL2285100.0
219) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) No187582.1
1) Yes41017.9
Missing390 
TOTAL2285100.0
220) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)
TOTAL%
0) No204089.3
1) Yes24510.7
Missing390 
TOTAL2285100.0
221) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - United Methodist Church (UMC)
TOTAL%
0) No189883.1
1) Yes38716.9
Missing390 
TOTAL2285100.0
222) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - United Church of Christ (UCC)
TOTAL%
0) No191984.0
1) Yes36616.0
Missing390 
TOTAL2285100.0
223) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: With which denomination is your church affiliated? - I do not know. (NOTKNOW)
TOTAL%
0) No228591.8
1) Yes2038.2
Missing187 
TOTAL2488100.0
224) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How important is it to you to attend a church of the denomination you marked above? (ATTDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) It's extremely important to me35714.3
2) It's important to me97438.9
3) It's somewhat important to me68927.5
4) It's not too important to me31112.4
5) It's not important at all1746.9
Missing170 
TOTAL2505100.0
225) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: How satisfied are you with the denomination your church is affiliated with? (SATDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied91736.7
2) Satisfied103941.5
3) Somewhat satisfied45218.1
4) Dissatisfied612.4
5) Very dissatisfied331.3
Missing173 
TOTAL2502100.0
226) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT ON THE PAID STAFF OF THEIR CONGREGATION: If you moved to another city that had many churches from which to choose, would you attend a church of the same denomination you now attend? (SAMDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, absolutely77530.7
2) Yes, probably118947.1
3) Maybe46818.6
4) Probably not411.6
5) No491.9
Missing153 
TOTAL2522100.0
227) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: What is the highest level of education you have completed? (EDUCATIO)
TOTAL%
1) Completed some grade school346.3
2) Completed grade school15629.1
3) Took some high school16731.2
4) Completed high school8515.9
5) Went to vocational school142.6
6) Took some college478.8
7) Completed college173.2
8) Did some graduate or professional degree work40.7
9) Completed a graduate or professional degree122.2
Missing2139 
TOTAL536100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: How much did your family or household earn in 1987? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $7,000316.3
2) $7,000 - $12,000367.3
3) $12,001 -$16,000397.9
4) $16,001 - $20,000285.7
5) $20,001 - $25,0005911.9
6) $25,001 - $38,0008617.4
7) $38,001 - $50,0008316.8
8) $50,001 - $75,0007515.2
9) $75,001 - $100,000326.5
10) More than $100,000265.3
Missing2180 
TOTAL495100.0
229) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: Which of the following best applies to you? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single and never married47184.7
2) Single, but living with someone in a committed relationship132.3
3) Married468.3
4) Divorced, now single71.3
5) Divorced and remarried81.4
6) Widowed, now single61.1
7) Widowed and remarried30.5
8) Separated20.4
Missing2119 
TOTAL556100.0
230) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: What is your political party preference? (POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat6311.8
2) Not very strong Democrat6512.1
3) Independent, close to Democrat336.2
4) Independent, no preference21039.3
5) Independent, close to Republican458.4
6) No very strong Republican539.9
7) Strong Republican6612.3
Missing2140 
TOTAL535100.0
231) Which of the following best describes your political orientation? (POLORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal753.4
2) Liberal31013.9
3) Slightly liberal2139.6
4) Moderate119853.8
5) Slightly conservative1918.6
6) Conservative1848.3
7) Extremely conservative542.4
Missing450 
TOTAL2225100.0
232) How many people belong to your church? (NUMCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 10041416.1
2) 100-20082932.2
3) 201-50091635.5
4) 501-99927710.7
5) 1,000 or more1425.5
Missing97 
TOTAL2578100.0
233) How well do you think your church does at making a difference in the lives of the following - Children (grades 1-6) (KIDSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor291.2
2) Fair994.0
3) OK37815.3
4) Good74130.0
5) Very good72429.3
6) Excellent39415.9
7) Outstanding1064.3
Missing204 
TOTAL2471100.0
234) How well do you think your church does at making a difference in the lives of the following - Teenagers? (TEENSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1465.7
2) Fair1977.7
3) OK43216.9
4) Good62724.5
5) Very good61624.1
6) Excellent38214.9
7) Outstanding1576.1
Missing118 
TOTAL2557100.0
235) How well do you think your church does at making a difference in the lives of the following - Adults? (ADULTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor391.6
2) Fair712.9
3) OK26010.6
4) Good64826.3
5) Very good79832.4
6) Excellent47719.4
7) Outstanding1716.9
Missing211 
TOTAL2464100.0
236) How old are you? (YAGE)
TOTAL%
12) 2339.2
13) 41316.3
14) 40015.8
15) 46018.1
16) 43217.0
17) 36214.3
18) 1827.2
19) 552.2
Missing138 
TOTAL2537100.0
237) What grade are you in? (GRADE)
TOTAL%
7) 7th43417.5
8) 8th42617.2
9) 9th42217.0
10) 10th44618.0
11) 11th36814.8
12) 12th38615.6
Missing193 
TOTAL2482100.0
238) Does the following person live in your home with you - I don't live with my family. (LVNOTFAM)
TOTAL%
0) No254899.2
1) Yes210.8
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
239) Does the following person live in your home with you - My natural mother. (LVNATMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No2449.5
1) Yes232590.5
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
240) Does the following person live in your home with you - My natural father. (LVNATDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No57122.2
1) Yes199877.8
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
241) Does the following person live in your home with you - The father that adopted me. (LVADTDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No244095.0
1) Yes1295.0
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
242) Does the following person live in your home with you - The mother that adopted me. (LVADTMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No247396.3
1) Yes963.7
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
243) Does the following person live in your home with you - My stepfather. (LVSTPDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No240093.4
1) Yes1696.6
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
244) Does the following person live in your home with you - My stepmother. (LVSTPMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No250297.4
1) Yes672.6
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
245) Does the following person live in your home with you - My foster mother. (LVFSTMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No256199.7
1) Yes80.3
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
246) Does the following person live in your home with you - My foster father. (LVFSTDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No256199.7
1) Yes80.3
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
247) Does the following person live in your home with you - My aunt(s). (LVAUNT)
TOTAL%
0) No255599.5
1) Yes140.5
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
248) Does the following person live in your home with you - My uncle(s). (LVUNCLE)
TOTAL%
0) No255199.3
1) Yes180.7
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
249) Does the following person live in your home with you - A brother(s). (LVBRO)
TOTAL%
0) No141054.9
1) Yes115945.1
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
250) Does the following person live in your home with you - Sister(s). (LVSIS)
TOTAL%
0) No140854.8
1) Yes116145.2
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
251) Does the following person live in your home with you - Grandmother. (LVGRDMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No249297.0
1) Yes773.0
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
252) Does the following person live in your home with you - Grandfather. (LVGRDDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No253698.7
1) Yes331.3
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
253) Does the following person live in your home with you - Another man I'm not related to. (LVOTHMAN)
TOTAL%
0) No254899.2
1) Yes210.8
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
254) Does the following person live in your home with you - Another woman I'm not related to. (LVOTHWMN)
TOTAL%
0) No255799.5
1) Yes120.5
Missing106 
TOTAL2569100.0
255) What is the highest level of education your mother has completed? (EDUCMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Completed some grade school100.4
2) Completed grade school190.8
3) Took some high school903.7
4) Completed high school70728.9
5) Went to vocational school1707.0
6) Took some college42017.2
7) Completed college58023.7
8) Did some graduate or professional degree work2359.6
9) Completed a graduate or professional degree2148.8
Missing230 
TOTAL2445100.0
256) What is the highest level of education your father has completed? (EDUCDAD)
TOTAL%
1) Completed some grade school200.8
2) Completed grade school331.4
3) Took some high school1365.7
4) Completed high school56223.4
5) Went to vocational school1817.5
6) Took some college32313.4
7) Completed college55923.3
8) Did some graduate or professional degree work2209.2
9) Completed a graduate or professional degree36915.4
Missing272 
TOTAL2403100.0
257) How many times in the last 30 days have you had a one-to-one conversation with an adult (other than your parents) that lasted for more than 10 minutes? (ADCONVER)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times35514.0
2) 1 time33213.1
3) 2 times42516.7
4) 3-5 times64725.5
5) 6 or more times78230.8
Missing134 
TOTAL2541100.0
258) Are the parents who gave birth to you divorced or separated? (PARSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49520.0
2) No197780.0
Missing203 
TOTAL2472100.0
259) How many adults in your church do you think know you well? (KNOWADLT)
TOTAL%
1) 01546.0
2) 1732.9
3) 2-336514.3
4) 4-548418.9
5) 6-937714.7
6) 10 or more110643.2
Missing116 
TOTAL2559100.0
260) If you had an important question about your life, how many adults in your church would you feel comfortable going to for help? (ADLTHELP)
TOTAL%
1) None44217.3
2) 137714.7
3) 2-389735.1
4) 4-547518.6
5) 6-91746.8
6) 10 or more1947.6
Missing116 
TOTAL2559100.0
261) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life? - My mother, stepmother, or female guardian (ADVMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No43819.5
1) Yes181180.5
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
262) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life,? - My father, stepfather, or male guardian (ADVDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No85938.2
1) Yes139061.8
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
263) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life,? - A grandparent (ADVGRDPR)
TOTAL%
0) No174877.7
1) Yes50122.3
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
264) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life,? - A brother or sister (ADVSIB)
TOTAL%
0) No132258.8
1) Yes92741.2
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
265) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life? - An aunt or uncle (ADVAUNT)
TOTAL%
0) No193486.0
1) Yes31514.0
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
266) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life? - A friend my age (ADVFRND)
TOTAL%
0) No53123.6
1) Yes171876.4
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
267) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life? - A pastor or other church adult (not a relative) in my church (ADVPSTR)
TOTAL%
0) No152968.0
1) Yes72032.0
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
268) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life? - A teacher, coach, or counselor at school (ADVTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) No152467.8
1) Yes72532.2
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
269) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life? - A neighbor man or woman (ADVNEIGH)
TOTAL%
0) No213594.9
1) Yes1145.1
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
270) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life? - A leader of a youth group or organization that is not part of my church (ADVLEADR)
TOTAL%
0) No207692.3
1) Yes1737.7
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
271) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life? - A parent of one of my friends (ADVOTHPR)
TOTAL%
0) No192785.7
1) Yes32214.3
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
272) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life? - A doctor or nurse (ADVDOC)
TOTAL%
0) No219097.4
1) Yes592.6
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
273) Who would you go to for help or advice if you had an important question about your life? - Some other adult in my community (ADVOTHAD)
TOTAL%
0) No202890.2
1) Yes2219.8
Missing426 
TOTAL2249100.0
274) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Felt very happy. (HAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) 0160.6
2) 1-2592.3
3) 3-5923.6
4) 6-91676.5
5) 10-1928411.1
6) 20-3939015.3
7) 40 or more154260.5
Missing125 
TOTAL2550100.0
275) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Felt very sad or depressed. (DEPRESSD)
TOTAL%
1) 0381.5
2) 1-22339.2
3) 3-531112.3
4) 6-940115.8
5) 10-1952420.7
6) 20-3946818.4
7) 40 or more56222.2
Missing138 
TOTAL2537100.0
276) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Thought about killing yourself. (SUICIDE)
TOTAL%
1) 0150860.2
2) 1-248519.4
3) 3-51927.7
4) 6-91255.0
5) 10-191094.4
6) 20-39492.0
7) 40 or more371.5
Missing170 
TOTAL2505100.0
277) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Learned something important at your church. (LEARNCH)
TOTAL%
1) 02178.6
2) 1-243617.2
3) 3-549919.7
4) 6-951820.5
5) 10-1942216.7
6) 20-3925610.1
7) 40 or more1817.2
Missing146 
TOTAL2529100.0
278) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Drank alcohol while alone or with friends. (DRANK)
TOTAL%
1) 0124549.0
2) 1-244317.4
3) 3-526810.6
4) 6-92048.0
5) 10-191817.1
6) 20-391034.1
7) 40 or more953.7
Missing136 
TOTAL2539100.0
279) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Used marijuana. (USEPOT)
TOTAL%
1) 0227289.9
2) 1-2923.6
3) 3-5441.7
4) 6-9411.6
5) 10-19371.5
6) 20-39180.7
7) 40 or more230.9
Missing148 
TOTAL2527100.0
280) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Used cocaine. (COCAINE)
TOTAL%
1) 0242296.5
2) 1-2220.9
3) 3-5170.7
4) 6-9140.6
5) 10-19140.6
6) 20-3990.4
7) 40 or more130.5
Missing164 
TOTAL2511100.0
281) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Been to a party where kids your age were drinking. (PARTYAL)
TOTAL%
1) 0137254.3
2) 1-241816.5
3) 3-52279.0
4) 6-91877.4
5) 10-191676.6
6) 20-39753.0
7) 40 or more813.2
Missing148 
TOTAL2527100.0
282) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Cheated on a test at school. (CHEATED)
TOTAL%
1) 090836.2
2) 1-265626.2
3) 3-535014.0
4) 6-925510.2
5) 10-191827.3
6) 20-39833.3
7) 40 or more722.9
Missing169 
TOTAL2506100.0
283) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Had five drinks or more in a row. (DRINKS5)
TOTAL%
1) 0185672.9
2) 1-225810.1
3) 3-51164.6
4) 6-91214.8
5) 10-19933.7
6) 20-39532.1
7) 40 or more502.0
Missing128 
TOTAL2547100.0
284) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Felt the care and support of an adult in your church. (CHCARE)
TOTAL%
1) 045117.8
2) 1-263125.0
3) 3-547118.6
4) 6-939415.6
5) 10-1928211.2
6) 20-391325.2
7) 40 or more1676.6
Missing147 
TOTAL2528100.0
285) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Hit or beat up someone. (ASSAULT)
TOTAL%
1) 0138655.6
2) 1-255322.2
3) 3-52048.2
4) 6-91255.0
5) 10-191004.0
6) 20-39431.7
7) 40 or more803.2
Missing184 
TOTAL2491100.0
286) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Had a conversation with someone of a different race than you are. (SPKRACE)
TOTAL%
1) 034013.4
2) 1-239815.7
3) 3-533713.3
4) 6-926810.5
5) 10-1927510.8
6) 20-3927210.7
7) 40 or more65225.6
Missing133 
TOTAL2542100.0
287) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Taken something from a store without paying for it. (STEAL)
TOTAL%
1) 0211583.2
2) 1-22258.9
3) 3-5592.3
4) 6-9522.0
5) 10-19502.0
6) 20-39150.6
7) 40 or more261.0
Missing133 
TOTAL2542100.0
288) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Felt really proud of yourself. (PROUD)
TOTAL%
1) 0582.3
2) 1-21847.3
3) 3-532212.8
4) 6-946918.6
5) 10-1961024.2
6) 20-3940916.2
7) 40 or more46818.6
Missing155 
TOTAL2520100.0
289) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Gotten into trouble at school. (TROUBLE)
TOTAL%
1) 095638.0
2) 1-274629.7
3) 3-536414.5
4) 6-92028.0
5) 10-191244.9
6) 20-39562.2
7) 40 or more682.7
Missing159 
TOTAL2516100.0
290) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Done something nice for someone at your school. (BENICE)
TOTAL%
1) 01064.2
2) 1-22289.0
3) 3-545017.8
4) 6-957722.8
5) 10-1962024.5
6) 20-3930412.0
7) 40 or more2419.5
Missing149 
TOTAL2526100.0
291) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Felt like no one loved you. (NOLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) 070628.0
2) 1-266026.1
3) 3-536814.6
4) 6-928411.3
5) 10-192389.4
6) 20-391375.4
7) 40 or more1315.2
Missing151 
TOTAL2524100.0
292) How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Needed help but had no one to turn to. (NEEDHELP)
TOTAL%
1) 0108742.8
2) 1-257722.7
3) 3-530912.2
4) 6-92349.2
5) 10-191455.7
6) 20-39913.6
7) 40 or more973.8
Missing135 
TOTAL2540100.0
293) When you are 21, what are the chances that you'll be active in church? (ACTIVE21)
TOTAL%
1) No chance481.9
2) Small chance28411.1
3) Fair chance60423.7
4) Good chance104641.1
5) Excellent chance56622.2
Missing127 
TOTAL2548100.0
294) When you are 40, what are the chances that you'll be active in church? (ACTIVE40)
TOTAL%
1) No chance461.8
2) Small chance1837.2
3) Fair chance47118.4
4) Good chance116645.6
5) Excellent chance68927.0
Missing120 
TOTAL2555100.0
295) Have you ever had sex? (HADSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Never202580.4
2) Yes, once1275.0
3) Yes, 2-5 times1345.3
4) Yes, 6 times or more2349.3
Missing155 
TOTAL2520100.0
296) During an average week, how many hours do you spend doing the following - Work in a paid job. (PAIDJOB)
TOTAL%
1) 0141655.5
2) 1-227510.8
3) 3-52479.7
4) 6-102359.2
5) 11-202017.9
6) More than 201776.9
Missing124 
TOTAL2551100.0
297) During an average week, how many hours do you spend doing the following - Do homework. (HOMEWORK)
TOTAL%
1) 01124.4
2) 1-243317.0
3) 3-571428.1
4) 6-1067226.4
5) 11-2037914.9
6) More than 202339.2
Missing132 
TOTAL2543100.0
298) During an average week, how many hours do you spend doing the following - Watch TV. (WATCHTV)
TOTAL%
1) 0321.3
2) 1-22459.6
3) 3-552520.6
4) 6-1066726.2
5) 11-2057722.6
6) More than 2050319.7
Missing126 
TOTAL2549100.0
299) During an average week, how many hours do you spend doing the following - Listen to music. (LSTMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) 0301.2
2) 1-22118.3
3) 3-542216.6
4) 6-1052620.6
5) 11-2055821.9
6) More than 2080131.4
Missing127 
TOTAL2548100.0
300) During an average week, how many hours do you spend doing the following - Participate in a band, choir, orchestra, music lessons, or practicing voice or an instrument. (BANDPRAC)
TOTAL%
1) 0107842.1
2) 1-231112.2
3) 3-542516.6
4) 6-1040916.0
5) 11-201676.5
6) More than 201686.6
Missing117 
TOTAL2558100.0
301) During an average week, how many hours do you spend doing the following - Participate in clubs and organizations at school. (SCHLCLUB)
TOTAL%
1) 092636.4
2) 1-273028.7
3) 3-544717.6
4) 6-1025410.0
5) 11-20923.6
6) More than 20953.7
Missing131 
TOTAL2544100.0
302) During an average week, how many hours do you spend doing the following - Play sports on school or community teams. (TEAMSPTS)
TOTAL%
1) 0104241.0
2) 1-228711.3
3) 3-529111.5
4) 6-1038115.0
5) 11-2031012.2
6) More than 202309.1
Missing134 
TOTAL2541100.0
303) During an average week, how many hours do you spend doing the following - Go to church. (ACHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) 01726.8
2) 1-2109543.1
3) 3-581131.9
4) 6-1027110.7
5) 11-20943.7
6) More than 20973.8
Missing135 
TOTAL2540100.0
304) During an average week, how many hours do you spend doing the following - Participate in clubs or organizations (not at school or church). (OTHCLUBS)
TOTAL%
1) 0154560.5
2) 1-258522.9
3) 3-52479.7
4) 6-101003.9
5) 11-20431.7
6) More than 20321.3
Missing123 
TOTAL2552100.0
305) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Talk with your mother about religious faith. (MOMFTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely87437.4
2) Sometimes117350.1
3) Often29312.5
Missing335 
TOTAL2340100.0
306) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Talk with your father about religious faith. (DADFTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely143261.6
2) Sometimes75132.3
3) Often1436.1
Missing349 
TOTAL2326100.0
307) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Talk with other relatives about religious faith. (RELFTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely153266.3
2) Sometimes67929.4
3) Often1014.4
Missing363 
TOTAL2312100.0
308) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - See your mother go to church, pray, or do other religious things. (MOMPRAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely23410.1
2) Sometimes62226.8
3) Often146763.2
Missing352 
TOTAL2323100.0
309) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - See your father go to church, pray, or do other religious things. (DADPRAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely64027.6
2) Sometimes65028.1
3) Often102744.3
Missing358 
TOTAL2317100.0
310) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Have family devotions, prayer, or Bible reading at home. (FAMPRAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely147763.5
2) Sometimes63627.4
3) Often2129.1
Missing350 
TOTAL2325100.0
311) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Have family projects to help other people. (FAMPROJ1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely149564.9
2) Sometimes69730.3
3) Often1124.9
Missing371 
TOTAL2304100.0
312) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Attend worship services at a church. (GOWRSHP1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely1938.3
2) Sometimes57624.9
3) Often154366.7
Missing363 
TOTAL2312100.0
313) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Participate in a church youth group. (YTHGRP1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely83336.5
2) Sometimes62627.4
3) Often82636.1
Missing390 
TOTAL2285100.0
314) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Attend church school, Sunday school, Bible studies, or other classes at church. (ACHURCH1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely2219.6
2) Sometimes49421.3
3) Often159969.1
Missing361 
TOTAL2314100.0
315) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Go to a church camp or work camp. (GOCAMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely134558.0
2) Sometimes61226.4
3) Often36215.6
Missing356 
TOTAL2319100.0
316) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Go to religious revivals or rallies. (ATRALLY1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely169973.7
2) Sometimes47820.7
3) Often1285.6
Missing370 
TOTAL2305100.0
317) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Experience the feeling that adults in a church cared about you. (ADLCARE1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely55524.0
2) Sometimes111448.2
3) Often64227.8
Missing364 
TOTAL2311100.0
318) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Help to lead programs, classes, or events at a church. (LEADR1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely157868.5
2) Sometimes59025.6
3) Often1365.9
Missing371 
TOTAL2304100.0
319) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Participate in youth organizations such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire, 4-H, etc. (YTHORG1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely74732.2
2) Sometimes59525.7
3) Often97542.1
Missing358 
TOTAL2317100.0
320) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Participate in a religious youth organization or group that was not part of a church. (RELYORG1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely180478.0
2) Sometimes37416.2
3) Often1345.8
Missing363 
TOTAL2312100.0
321) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Participate in projects to help other people. (HELPPRO1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely131156.8
2) Sometimes86137.3
3) Often1355.9
Missing368 
TOTAL2307100.0
322) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Talk with your best friends about God or faith. (BSTFRND1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely153266.5
2) Sometimes63927.7
3) Often1335.8
Missing371 
TOTAL2304100.0
323) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Read the Bible or pray by yourself. (BIBSELF1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely96342.0
2) Sometimes95241.5
3) Often37916.5
Missing381 
TOTAL2294100.0
324) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Participate in a church choir or musical group. (DOMUSIC1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely98943.0
2) Sometimes64428.0
3) Often66528.9
Missing377 
TOTAL2298100.0
325) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Experience the feeling that other youth at your church cared about you. (OTHCARE1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely72431.6
2) Sometimes110348.2
3) Often46320.2
Missing385 
TOTAL2290100.0
326) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Watch religious programs on TV or listen to religious programs on the radio. (RELPROG1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely189282.3
2) Sometimes34314.9
3) Often642.8
Missing376 
TOTAL2299100.0
327) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Participate in church plays or dramas. (CHDRAMA1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely90039.4
2) Sometimes95741.9
3) Often42718.7
Missing391 
TOTAL2284100.0
328) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Go to your church after school or on weekends just to have fun. (HAVEFUN1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely162270.6
2) Sometimes51622.5
3) Often1596.9
Missing378 
TOTAL2297100.0
329) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Go to church programs or events that included children and adults together. (KIDADEV1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely68730.1
2) Sometimes113049.5
3) Often46520.4
Missing393 
TOTAL2282100.0
330) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Assist in worship services at a church. (ASSTSER1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely122953.8
2) Sometimes76633.5
3) Often28912.7
Missing391 
TOTAL2284100.0
331) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Read and study about the Christian faith. (STDYFTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely92340.5
2) Sometimes95141.8
3) Often40317.7
Missing398 
TOTAL2277100.0
332) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Try to bring the Gospel of Jesus to non-believers. (EVANGEL1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely180778.7
2) Sometimes40917.8
3) Often803.5
Missing379 
TOTAL2296100.0
333) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 5-12 years - Participate in local or national efforts to promote social justice or peace. (SOCLJUS1)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely195285.1
2) Sometimes29112.7
3) Often502.2
Missing382 
TOTAL2293100.0
334) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Talk with your mother about religious faith. (MOMFTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely69731.8
2) Sometimes119054.2
3) Often30714.0
Missing481 
TOTAL2194100.0
335) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Talk with your father about religious faith. (DADFTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely125357.2
2) Sometimes77035.2
3) Often1677.6
Missing485 
TOTAL2190100.0
336) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Talk with other relatives about religious faith. (RELFTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely132160.7
2) Sometimes73633.8
3) Often1205.5
Missing498 
TOTAL2177100.0
337) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - See your mother go to church, pray, or do other religious things. (MOMPRAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely23110.6
2) Sometimes53524.5
3) Often141864.9
Missing491 
TOTAL2184100.0
338) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - See your father go to church, pray, or do other religious things. (DADPRAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely59627.3
2) Sometimes59327.2
3) Often99445.5
Missing492 
TOTAL2183100.0
339) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Have family devotions, prayer, or Bible reading at home. (FAMPRAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely145066.1
2) Sometimes56625.8
3) Often1798.2
Missing480 
TOTAL2195100.0
340) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Have family projects to help other people. (FAMPROJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely134261.8
2) Sometimes71532.9
3) Often1135.2
Missing505 
TOTAL2170100.0
341) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Attend worship services at a church. (GOWRSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely1185.4
2) Sometimes52624.1
3) Often154370.6
Missing488 
TOTAL2187100.0
342) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Participate in a church youth group. (YTHGRP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely30814.2
2) Sometimes63829.4
3) Often122556.4
Missing504 
TOTAL2171100.0
343) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Attend church school, Sunday school, Bible studies, or other classes at church. (ACHURCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely22810.4
2) Sometimes52624.1
3) Often142865.4
Missing493 
TOTAL2182100.0
344) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Go to a church camp or work camp. (GOCAMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely102046.8
2) Sometimes69631.9
3) Often46421.3
Missing495 
TOTAL2180100.0
345) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Go to religious revivals or rallies. (ATRALLY2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely138563.9
2) Sometimes58426.9
3) Often1999.2
Missing507 
TOTAL2168100.0
346) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Experience the feeling that adults in a church cared about you. (ADLCARE2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely37317.1
2) Sometimes109750.3
3) Often71232.6
Missing493 
TOTAL2182100.0
347) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Help to lead programs, classes, or events at a church. (LEADR2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely90141.3
2) Sometimes92442.3
3) Often35716.4
Missing493 
TOTAL2182100.0
348) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Participate in youth organizations such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire, 4-H, etc. (YTHORG2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely128358.6
2) Sometimes42619.5
3) Often47921.9
Missing487 
TOTAL2188100.0
349) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Participate in a religious youth organization or group that was not part of a church. (RELYORG2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely152469.8
2) Sometimes44120.2
3) Often2179.9
Missing493 
TOTAL2182100.0
350) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Participate in projects to help other people. (HELPPRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely83238.3
2) Sometimes114252.6
3) Often1999.2
Missing502 
TOTAL2173100.0
351) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Talk with your best friends about God or faith. (BSTFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely100246.0
2) Sometimes93042.7
3) Often24811.4
Missing495 
TOTAL2180100.0
352) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Read the Bible or pray by yourself. (BIBSELF2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely57326.2
2) Sometimes107349.1
3) Often53924.7
Missing490 
TOTAL2185100.0
353) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Participate in a church choir or musical group. (DOMUSIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely97744.7
2) Sometimes63729.2
3) Often57026.1
Missing491 
TOTAL2184100.0
354) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Experience the feeling that other youth at your church cared about you. (OTHCARE2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely46821.5
2) Sometimes102347.0
3) Often68431.4
Missing500 
TOTAL2175100.0
355) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Watch religious programs on TV or listen to religious programs on the radio. (RELPROG2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely166076.3
2) Sometimes41719.2
3) Often994.5
Missing499 
TOTAL2176100.0
356) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Participate in church plays or dramas. (CHDRAMA2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely94043.3
2) Sometimes92542.6
3) Often30614.1
Missing504 
TOTAL2171100.0
357) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Go to your church after school or no weekends just to have fun. (HAVEFUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely121955.9
2) Sometimes71732.9
3) Often24511.2
Missing494 
TOTAL2181100.0
358) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Go to church programs or events that included children and adults together. (KIDADEV2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely51523.6
2) Sometimes118354.3
3) Often48022.0
Missing497 
TOTAL2178100.0
359) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Assist in worship services at a church. (ASSTSER2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely69732.1
2) Sometimes104348.1
3) Often43019.8
Missing505 
TOTAL2170100.0
360) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Read and study about the Christian faith. (STDYFTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely58026.9
2) Sometimes108250.1
3) Often49623.0
Missing517 
TOTAL2158100.0
361) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Try to bring the Gospel of Jesus to non-believers. (EVANGEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely144166.1
2) Sometimes63329.0
3) Often1064.9
Missing495 
TOTAL2180100.0
362) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 13-15 years - Participate in local or national efforts to promote social justice or peace. (SOCLJUS2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely170778.5
2) Sometimes39918.3
3) Often693.2
Missing500 
TOTAL2175100.0
363) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Talk with your mother about religious faith. (MOMFTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely37436.9
2) Sometimes47947.3
3) Often16015.8
Missing1662 
TOTAL1013100.0
364) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Talk with your father about religious faith. (DADFTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely58558.1
2) Sometimes34133.9
3) Often818.0
Missing1668 
TOTAL1007100.0
365) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Talk with other relatives about religious faith. (RELFTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely58157.9
2) Sometimes34634.5
3) Often777.7
Missing1671 
TOTAL1004100.0
366) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - See your mother go to church, pray, or do other religious things. (MOMPRAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely12212.0
2) Sometimes21521.2
3) Often67666.7
Missing1662 
TOTAL1013100.0
367) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - See your father go to church, pray, or do other religious things. (DADPRAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely30029.7
2) Sometimes23823.6
3) Often47246.7
Missing1665 
TOTAL1010100.0
368) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Have family devotions, prayer, or Bible reading at home. (FAMPRAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely71971.1
2) Sometimes21421.2
3) Often787.7
Missing1664 
TOTAL1011100.0
369) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Have family projects to help other people. (FAMPROJ3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely63463.3
2) Sometimes31631.6
3) Often515.1
Missing1674 
TOTAL1001100.0
370) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Attend worship services at a church. (GOWRSHP3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely10110.0
2) Sometimes23723.5
3) Often67166.5
Missing1666 
TOTAL1009100.0
371) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Participate in a church youth group. (YTHGRP3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely25825.8
2) Sometimes24424.4
3) Often49949.9
Missing1674 
TOTAL1001100.0
372) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Attend church school, Sunday school, Bible studies, or other classes at church. (ACHURCH3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely26726.4
2) Sometimes22222.0
3) Often52251.6
Missing1664 
TOTAL1011100.0
373) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Go to a church camp or work camp. (GOCAMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely60159.3
2) Sometimes23022.7
3) Often18218.0
Missing1662 
TOTAL1013100.0
374) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Go to religious revivals or rallies. (ATRALLY3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely64664.2
2) Sometimes24924.8
3) Often11111.0
Missing1669 
TOTAL1006100.0
375) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Experience the feeling that adults in a church cared about. (ADLCARE3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely15815.6
2) Sometimes43843.3
3) Often41641.1
Missing1663 
TOTAL1012100.0
376) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Help to lead programs, classes, or events at a church. (LEADR3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely37337.1
2) Sometimes40640.4
3) Often22622.5
Missing1670 
TOTAL1005100.0
377) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Participate in youth organizations such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire, 4-H, etc. (YTHORG3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely74173.3
2) Sometimes12011.9
3) Often15014.8
Missing1664 
TOTAL1011100.0
378) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Participate in a religious youth organization or group that was not part of a church. (RELYORG3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely71170.0
2) Sometimes18318.0
3) Often12111.9
Missing1660 
TOTAL1015100.0
379) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Participate in projects to help other people. (HELPPRO3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely42041.7
2) Sometimes47747.4
3) Often10910.8
Missing1669 
TOTAL1006100.0
380) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Talk with your best friends about God or faith. (BSTFRND3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely37737.5
2) Sometimes43943.6
3) Often19018.9
Missing1669 
TOTAL1006100.0
381) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Read the Bible or pray by yourself. (BIBSELF3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely27527.3
2) Sometimes40240.0
3) Often32932.7
Missing1669 
TOTAL1006100.0
382) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Participate in a church choir or musical group. (DOMUSIC3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely55655.5
2) Sometimes17117.1
3) Often27427.4
Missing1674 
TOTAL1001100.0
383) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Experience the feeling that other youth at your church cared about you. (OTHCARE3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely21821.6
2) Sometimes41240.9
3) Often37837.5
Missing1667 
TOTAL1008100.0
384) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Watch religious programs on TV or listen to religious programs on the radio. (RELPROG3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely76376.1
2) Sometimes19419.4
3) Often454.5
Missing1673 
TOTAL1002100.0
385) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Participate in church plays or dramas. (CHDRAMA3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely57457.5
2) Sometimes29429.5
3) Often13013.0
Missing1677 
TOTAL998100.0
386) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Go to your church after school or no weekends just to have fun. (HAVEFUN3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely64063.9
2) Sometimes25725.7
3) Often10410.4
Missing1674 
TOTAL1001100.0
387) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Go to church programs or events that included children and adults together. (KIDADEV3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely29028.9
2) Sometimes47046.9
3) Often24224.2
Missing1673 
TOTAL1002100.0
388) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Assist in worship services at a church. (ASSTSER3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely39940.1
2) Sometimes41141.3
3) Often18518.6
Missing1680 
TOTAL995100.0
389) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Read and study about the Christian faith. (STDYFTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely33133.4
2) Sometimes44344.7
3) Often21822.0
Missing1683 
TOTAL992100.0
390) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Try to bring the Gospel of Jesus to non-believers. (EVANGEL3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely63963.3
2) Sometimes31030.7
3) Often605.9
Missing1666 
TOTAL1009100.0
391) During your life how often did you do the following in this age group - 16-18 years - Participate in local or national efforts to promote social justice or peace. (SOCLJUS3)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely80479.9
2) Sometimes17217.1
3) Often303.0
Missing1669 
TOTAL1006100.0
392) When you were between the ages of 3 and 5, how often did you do the following - Go to church services. (CHURSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely30313.8
2) Sometimes44620.3
3) Often144665.9
Missing480 
TOTAL2195100.0
393) When you were between the ages of 3 and 5, how often did you do the following - Attend church school or Sunday school. (CHURSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely27112.1
2) Sometimes34415.3
3) Often162872.6
Missing432 
TOTAL2243100.0
394) When you were between the ages of 3 and 5, how often did you do the following - Have religious discussions, prayers, or devotions at home. (TALKRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely100655.9
2) Sometimes53529.7
3) Often25914.4
Missing875 
TOTAL1800100.0
395) How well do you do in school compared with friends your age? (INSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Much above average49519.6
2) Above average106142.0
3) Average86434.2
4) Below average873.4
5) Much below average170.7
Missing151 
TOTAL2524100.0
396) How religious is the following person(s) - Mother. (RELMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all religious1044.1
2) Somewhat religious140355.5
3) Very religious102140.4
Missing147 
TOTAL2528100.0
397) How religious is the following person(s) - Father. (RELDAD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all religious39415.7
2) Somewhat religious141356.4
3) Very religious69827.9
Missing170 
TOTAL2505100.0
398) How religious is the following person(s) - Your 3 or 4 best friends. (RELFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all religious42016.7
2) Somewhat religious184273.2
3) Very religious25610.2
Missing157 
TOTAL2518100.0
399) How many years have you attended this church? (YRCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year1666.6
2) 2 years1475.8
3) 3 years2188.7
4) 4-5 years29611.7
5) 6-10 years53921.4
6) 11 years or more115445.8
Missing155 
TOTAL2520100.0
400) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - My mother (INFMOM)
TOTAL%
0) No51323.8
1) Yes164676.2
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
401) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - My father (INFDAD)
TOTAL%
0) No100246.4
1) Yes115753.6
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
402) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A grandparent (INFGRPAR)
TOTAL%
0) No150069.5
1) Yes65930.5
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
403) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Another relative (INFREL)
TOTAL%
0) No188087.1
1) Yes27912.9
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
404) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Brothers or sisters (INFSIBS)
TOTAL%
0) No181684.1
1) Yes34315.9
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
405) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - My friends (INFFRNDS)
TOTAL%
0) No156472.4
1) Yes59527.6
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
406) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - The pastor at my church (INFAPSTR)
TOTAL%
0) No109450.7
1) Yes106549.3
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
407) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Church camp (INFCAMP)
TOTAL%
0) No162675.3
1) Yes53324.7
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
408) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A famous musical or movie star (INFSTAR)
TOTAL%
0) No209797.1
1) Yes622.9
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
409) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Christian education programs at my church (for example, Sunday school, church school, other classes, Bible studies) (INFPRGRM)
TOTAL%
0) No161874.9
1) Yes54125.1
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
410) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A Sunday school or church school teacher I once had (INFTCHR)
TOTAL%
0) No165376.6
1) Yes50623.4
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
411) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A youth group at my church (INFYTHGR)
TOTAL%
0) No154271.4
1) Yes61728.6
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
412) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A youth group leader at my church (INFYLDR)
TOTAL%
0) No182484.5
1) Yes33515.5
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
413) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A youth group outside of my church (INFYGRO)
TOTAL%
0) No207596.1
1) Yes843.9
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
414) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A youth group leader outside of my church (INFYGLO)
TOTAL%
0) No209997.2
1) Yes602.8
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
415) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - The Bible (INFBIBLE)
TOTAL%
0) No159774.0
1) Yes56226.0
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
416) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Other books I've read (INFBOOKS)
TOTAL%
0) No208196.4
1) Yes783.6
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
417) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Personal prayer or meditation (INFPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) No183084.8
1) Yes32915.2
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
418) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A teacher I've had in school (INFPROF)
TOTAL%
0) No206995.8
1) Yes904.2
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
419) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Religious revivals or rallies I've attended (INFRALLY)
TOTAL%
0) No207296.0
1) Yes874.0
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
420) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A television or radio evangelist (INFEVANG)
TOTAL%
0) No213098.7
1) Yes291.3
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
421) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Worship services at a church I attend (INFWRSHP)
TOTAL%
0) No187486.8
1) Yes28513.2
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
422) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - The active presence of God in my life (INFGOD)
TOTAL%
0) No190588.2
1) Yes25411.8
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
423) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Work camp (INFWRKCP)
TOTAL%
0) No211698.0
1) Yes432.0
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
424) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Mission study tour (INFMISSN)
TOTAL%
0) No214699.4
1) Yes130.6
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
425) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Retreats (INFRETRT)
TOTAL%
0) No186886.5
1) Yes29113.5
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
426) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - A coach on an athletic team (INFCOACH)
TOTAL%
0) No209296.9
1) Yes673.1
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
427) Which of the following have had the most positive influence on your religious faith? - Choir or other musical activities at church (INFMUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) No197491.4
1) Yes1858.6
Missing516 
TOTAL2159100.0
428) How well does your church do the following - Help you learn how your church is different from other kinds of churches. (MYCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor31512.4
2) Fair46518.3
3) OK103540.8
4) Good60223.7
5) Excellent1224.8
Missing136 
TOTAL2539100.0
429) How well does your church do the following - Help you discover what is special about you. (MESPECIA)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1736.8
2) Fair44417.5
3) OK91236.0
4) Good78931.2
5) Excellent2148.5
Missing143 
TOTAL2532100.0
430) How well does your church do the following - Help you learn who God is. (WHOGODIS)
TOTAL%
1) Poor451.8
2) Fair1044.1
3) OK45718.1
4) Good105241.7
5) Excellent86734.3
Missing150 
TOTAL2525100.0
431) How well does your church do the following - Help you learn about the Bible and its meaning for your life. (BIBMEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Poor512.0
2) Fair1907.5
3) OK62324.7
4) Good100339.7
5) Excellent65926.1
Missing149 
TOTAL2526100.0
432) How well does your church do the following - Help you get to know adults in your church. (ADLTKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1345.3
2) Fair37214.7
3) OK84633.5
4) Good86834.4
5) Excellent30312.0
Missing152 
TOTAL2523100.0
433) How well does your church do the following - Provide you with opportunities to receive advice and help when you need it. (GETADVIC)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1606.4
2) Fair36914.6
3) OK83533.1
4) Good80131.8
5) Excellent35414.1
Missing156 
TOTAL2519100.0
434) How well does your church do the following - Help you develop leadership skills. (LDRSKILL)
TOTAL%
1) Poor2208.7
2) Fair46518.4
3) OK88234.9
4) Good71428.3
5) Excellent2459.7
Missing149 
TOTAL2526100.0
435) How well does your church do the following - Provide a place where you can go to relax and have fun after school or on weekends. (FORFUN)
TOTAL%
1) Poor72428.7
2) Fair55321.9
3) OK60724.1
4) Good42416.8
5) Excellent2158.5
Missing152 
TOTAL2523100.0
436) How well does your church do the following - Help you learn how to pray and meditate. (KNOWPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Poor27510.9
2) Fair54321.5
3) OK85834.0
4) Good63925.3
5) Excellent2098.3
Missing151 
TOTAL2524100.0
437) How well does your church do the following - Get you to spend time with people of other racial and ethnic groups. (OTHRACES)
TOTAL%
1) Poor73129.1
2) Fair68527.3
3) OK64325.6
4) Good32412.9
5) Excellent1305.2
Missing162 
TOTAL2513100.0
438) How well does your church do the following - Help you feel good about yourself. (GOODSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1134.5
2) Fair28111.2
3) OK79431.6
4) Good91336.3
5) Excellent41516.5
Missing159 
TOTAL2516100.0
439) How well does your church do the following - Help you know and love Jesus Christ. (LOVEJES)
TOTAL%
1) Poor421.7
2) Fair1506.0
3) OK48219.2
4) Good88635.3
5) Excellent94837.8
Missing167 
TOTAL2508100.0
440) How well does your church do the following - Help you learn how to make friends and be a good friend. (BEFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1044.1
2) Fair26010.4
3) OK68727.4
4) Good93537.3
5) Excellent52320.8
Missing166 
TOTAL2509100.0
441) How well does your church do the following - Help you make decisions about what's right and wrong. (RITWRONG)
TOTAL%
1) Poor853.4
2) Fair2188.6
3) OK79731.6
4) Good97638.7
5) Excellent44717.7
Missing152 
TOTAL2523100.0
442) How well does your church do the following - Get you involved in helping people in your town or city. (HLPSOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1947.7
2) Fair47118.7
3) OK97538.6
4) Good65726.0
5) Excellent2269.0
Missing152 
TOTAL2523100.0
443) How well does your church do the following - Help you develop responsible values and behaviors in the area of sexuality. (SEXVALUE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor44117.6
2) Fair48719.4
3) OK78931.5
4) Good53721.4
5) Excellent25110.0
Missing170 
TOTAL2505100.0
444) How well does your church do the following - Help you develop concern for other people. (COMPASSN)
TOTAL%
1) Poor692.8
2) Fair2238.9
3) OK74229.6
4) Good98939.5
5) Excellent48219.2
Missing170 
TOTAL2505100.0
445) How well does your church do the following - Help you learn how to apply your faith to everyday decisions. (APPFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1014.0
2) Fair35514.1
3) OK86034.2
4) Good85634.1
5) Excellent34013.5
Missing163 
TOTAL2512100.0
446) How well does your church do the following - Help you experience God's love and forgiveness. (GODSLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor592.3
2) Fair1867.4
3) OK61824.6
4) Good93137.1
5) Excellent71728.6
Missing164 
TOTAL2511100.0
447) How well does your church do the following - Help you learn to love life. (LOVELIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor903.6
2) Fair2299.2
3) OK73629.5
4) Good91436.6
5) Excellent52821.1
Missing178 
TOTAL2497100.0
448) How well does your church do the following - Help you learn how to resist pressure from other kids to do things you know are wrong. (PRESSURE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1716.8
2) Fair34913.9
3) OK77931.0
4) Good81932.6
5) Excellent39215.6
Missing165 
TOTAL2510100.0
449) How well does your church do the following - Help you do better in school. (DOSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Poor44317.8
2) Fair62225.0
3) OK90036.2
4) Good40116.1
5) Excellent1184.8
Missing191 
TOTAL2484100.0
450) How well does your church do the following - Help you understand what is going on around the world. (INWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) Poor25410.1
2) Fair55622.2
3) OK89435.6
4) Good62224.8
5) Excellent1827.3
Missing167 
TOTAL2508100.0
451) How well does your church do the following - Help you avoid alcohol or drug abuse. (NODRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Poor30112.0
2) Fair45118.0
3) OK71828.7
4) Good60724.2
5) Excellent42917.1
Missing169 
TOTAL2506100.0
452) How well does your church do the following - Help you talk better with your parents. (TLKPARS)
TOTAL%
1) Poor36614.6
2) Fair52220.8
3) OK87935.1
4) Good55822.3
5) Excellent1807.2
Missing170 
TOTAL2505100.0
453) How well does your church do the following - Help you gain a sense of purpose in your life. (PURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1485.9
2) Fair36614.6
3) OK83333.2
4) Good84133.5
5) Excellent32412.9
Missing163 
TOTAL2512100.0
454) How well does your church do the following - Get you involved in helping to improve the lives of people who are poor or hungry. (GIVEPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Poor2088.3
2) Fair47218.8
3) OK89735.8
4) Good67326.9
5) Excellent25510.2
Missing170 
TOTAL2505100.0
455) How well does your church do the following - Help you learn how to be a peacemaker. (PEACEMKR)
TOTAL%
1) Poor27911.1
2) Fair50820.3
3) OK94937.9
4) Good59323.7
5) Excellent1767.0
Missing170 
TOTAL2505100.0
456) How well does your church do the following - Help you learn what your church believes about God, Jesus, and the Bible. (LRNGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Poor702.8
2) Fair1706.7
3) OK54721.7
4) Good87434.7
5) Excellent85934.1
Missing155 
TOTAL2520100.0
457) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how my church is different from other churches. (CHDIFFER)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.36214.4
2) I'm slightly interested in this.45918.2
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.88735.3
4) I'm interested in this.58923.4
5) I'm very interested in this.2198.7
Missing159 
TOTAL2516100.0
458) How much interest do you have in the following - Discovering what is special about me. (MESPECII)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1154.6
2) I'm slightly interested in this.25410.1
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.67126.7
4) I'm interested in this.92036.7
5) I'm very interested in this.54921.9
Missing166 
TOTAL2509100.0
459) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning more about who God is. (WHOGODII)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.843.4
2) I'm slightly interested in this.1526.1
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.49719.8
4) I'm interested in this.84433.7
5) I'm very interested in this.92837.0
Missing170 
TOTAL2505100.0
460) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning about the Bible and its meanings for my life. (BIBMEANI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1124.5
2) I'm slightly interested in this.2379.5
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.60024.0
4) I'm interested in this.81432.6
5) I'm very interested in this.73629.5
Missing176 
TOTAL2499100.0
461) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning about people of racial and ethnic groups other than my own. (OTHRACEI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1887.5
2) I'm slightly interested in this.40616.2
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.85634.2
4) I'm interested in this.72328.9
5) I'm very interested in this.33313.3
Missing169 
TOTAL2506100.0
462) How much interest do you have in the following - Getting to know adults in my church. (ADLTKNOI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1516.0
2) I'm slightly interested in this.39115.6
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.86734.6
4) I'm interested in this.79531.7
5) I'm very interested in this.30012.0
Missing171 
TOTAL2504100.0
463) How much interest do you have in the following - Getting advice or help when I need it. (GETADVII)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1234.9
2) I'm slightly interested in this.28611.5
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.69127.7
4) I'm interested in this.86734.8
5) I'm very interested in this.52621.1
Missing182 
TOTAL2493100.0
464) How much interest do you have in the following - Developing leadership skills. (LDRSKILI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1516.1
2) I'm slightly interested in this.30812.4
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.69427.9
4) I'm interested in this.82032.9
5) I'm very interested in this.51720.8
Missing185 
TOTAL2490100.0
465) How much interest do you have in the following - Having a place to go to relax and have fun after school or weekends. (FORFUNI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.31512.6
2) I'm slightly interested in this.39916.0
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.58423.4
4) I'm interested in this.60224.1
5) I'm very interested in this.59823.9
Missing177 
TOTAL2498100.0
466) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how to pray and meditate. (LRNPRAYI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.27311.0
2) I'm slightly interested in this.39816.0
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.78631.7
4) I'm interested in this.65626.4
5) I'm very interested in this.36814.8
Missing194 
TOTAL2481100.0
467) How much interest do you have in the following - Getting to know people of other racial and ethnic groups. (KNORACEI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.2028.1
2) I'm slightly interested in this.40116.1
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.81632.8
4) I'm interested in this.68927.7
5) I'm very interested in this.37915.2
Missing188 
TOTAL2487100.0
468) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning to like myself more. (LIKESELI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1194.8
2) I'm slightly interested in this.2339.4
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.59423.9
4) I'm interested in this.87935.4
5) I'm very interested in this.65726.5
Missing193 
TOTAL2482100.0
469) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning to know and love Jesus Christ. (LOVJESI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.793.2
2) I'm slightly interested in this.1827.3
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.47719.1
4) I'm interested in this.75330.2
5) I'm very interested in this.100440.2
Missing180 
TOTAL2495100.0
470) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how to make friends and be a good friend. (BEFRNDI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.853.4
2) I'm slightly interested in this.1556.2
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.45418.1
4) I'm interested in this.82032.8
5) I'm very interested in this.98939.5
Missing172 
TOTAL2503100.0
471) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how to make decisions about what is right and wrong. (RIWRONGI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.943.8
2) I'm slightly interested in this.1757.0
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.53521.4
4) I'm interested in this.82633.1
5) I'm very interested in this.86534.7
Missing180 
TOTAL2495100.0
472) How much interest do you have in the following - Having opportunities to help people in my town or city. (HELPOTHI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1275.1
2) I'm slightly interested in this.33313.4
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.86434.6
4) I'm interested in this.75630.3
5) I'm very interested in this.41416.6
Missing181 
TOTAL2494100.0
473) How much interest do you have in the following - Helping me develop responsible values and behaviors in the area of sexuality. (SEXVALUI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.27411.0
2) I'm slightly interested in this.30512.3
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.74329.9
4) I'm interested in this.67527.1
5) I'm very interested in this.49119.7
Missing187 
TOTAL2488100.0
474) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning to love life more. (LOVELIFI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.973.9
2) I'm slightly interested in this.2269.1
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.53421.4
4) I'm interested in this.89235.8
5) I'm very interested in this.74329.8
Missing183 
TOTAL2492100.0
475) How much interest do you have in the following - Developing more compassion and concern for other people. (COMPASSI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.973.9
2) I'm slightly interested in this.2299.2
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.66026.5
4) I'm interested in this.89936.1
5) I'm very interested in this.60524.3
Missing185 
TOTAL2490100.0
476) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how to apply my faith to everyday decisions. (APPFAITI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1435.8
2) I'm slightly interested in this.28311.4
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.73629.6
4) I'm interested in this.76230.7
5) I'm very interested in this.56122.6
Missing190 
TOTAL2485100.0
477) How much interest do you have in the following - Helping me to experience God's love and forgiveness. (GODSLOVI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1024.1
2) I'm slightly interested in this.2168.7
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.58423.6
4) I'm interested in this.81933.0
5) I'm very interested in this.75830.6
Missing196 
TOTAL2479100.0
478) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how to resist pressure from kids my age when they want me to do things I know are wrong. (PRESSURI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.2038.2
2) I'm slightly interested in this.29211.7
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.60424.3
4) I'm interested in this.73629.6
5) I'm very interested in this.65526.3
Missing185 
TOTAL2490100.0
479) How much interest do you have in the following - Helping me do better in school. (DOSCHOOI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.24810.0
2) I'm slightly interested in this.28511.5
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.58123.4
4) I'm interested in this.68427.6
5) I'm very interested in this.68327.5
Missing194 
TOTAL2481100.0
480) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning what is going on around the world. (INWORLDI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1737.0
2) I'm slightly interested in this.32613.1
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.76630.8
4) I'm interested in this.76130.6
5) I'm very interested in this.46318.6
Missing186 
TOTAL2489100.0
481) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how to avoid alcohol and drug abuse. (NODRUGSI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.27911.2
2) I'm slightly interested in this.34513.9
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.60524.3
4) I'm interested in this.62325.0
5) I'm very interested in this.63725.6
Missing186 
TOTAL2489100.0
482) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how to talk better with my parents. (TLKPARI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1998.0
2) I'm slightly interested in this.25210.1
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.64125.8
4) I'm interested in this.74029.8
5) I'm very interested in this.65426.3
Missing189 
TOTAL2486100.0
483) How much interest do you have in the following - Gaining a sense of purpose in my life. (PURPOSEI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1345.4
2) I'm slightly interested in this.2028.1
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.60124.2
4) I'm interested in this.82933.4
5) I'm very interested in this.71728.9
Missing192 
TOTAL2483100.0
484) How much interest do you have in the following - Having opportunities to improve the lives of people who are poor and hungry. (GIVEPOOI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1285.2
2) I'm slightly interested in this.33813.6
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.77531.2
4) I'm interested in this.73529.6
5) I'm very interested in this.50820.5
Missing191 
TOTAL2484100.0
485) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how to be a good peacemaker. (PEACEMKI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.25910.4
2) I'm slightly interested in this.43017.3
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.84534.0
4) I'm interested in this.59323.8
5) I'm very interested in this.36114.5
Missing187 
TOTAL2488100.0
486) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how to make choices and decisions. (MAKEDECI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1275.1
2) I'm slightly interested in this.2269.1
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.68027.3
4) I'm interested in this.86434.7
5) I'm very interested in this.59123.8
Missing187 
TOTAL2488100.0
487) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how I can make a difference in the world. (MAKEDIFI)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1546.2
2) I'm slightly interested in this.29211.7
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.74329.8
4) I'm interested in this.74629.9
5) I'm very interested in this.55722.4
Missing183 
TOTAL2492100.0
488) How much interest do you have in the following - Helping people in my church, such as those who are sick, handicapped, or in nursing homes. (HELPSICK)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.1375.5
2) I'm slightly interested in this.32713.1
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.81332.7
4) I'm interested in this.72429.1
5) I'm very interested in this.48919.6
Missing185 
TOTAL2490100.0
489) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning about jobs and careers through which I can express my Christian faith. (CHRSTJOB)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.32112.9
2) I'm slightly interested in this.49019.6
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.80232.1
4) I'm interested in this.53821.6
5) I'm very interested in this.34413.8
Missing180 
TOTAL2495100.0
490) How much interest do you have in the following - Learning how to talk about my faith with other people. (PEOPLFTH)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in this.29811.9
2) I'm slightly interested in this.46618.7
3) I'm somewhat interested in this.73429.4
4) I'm interested in this.56422.6
5) I'm very interested in this.43217.3
Missing181 
TOTAL2494100.0
491) How true is the following statement about Christian education - Programs at my church are interesting. (PROGINT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true963.9
2) Slightly true27611.3
3) Somewhat true67727.6
4) True93238.0
5) Very true47119.2
Missing223 
TOTAL2452100.0
492) How true is the following statement about Christian education - Programs at my church make me think. (PROGTHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1134.6
2) Slightly true37215.2
3) Somewhat true66027.0
4) True84534.5
5) Very true45618.6
Missing229 
TOTAL2446100.0
493) How true is the following statement about Christian education - My teachers or adult leaders know me very well. (KNOWWELL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1536.3
2) Slightly true28911.9
3) Somewhat true65426.9
4) True67027.5
5) Very true66727.4
Missing242 
TOTAL2433100.0
494) How true is the following statement about Christian education - My teachers or adult leaders are warm and friendly. (ADLTWARM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true482.0
2) Slightly true1486.1
3) Somewhat true32113.2
4) True83634.3
5) Very true108144.4
Missing241 
TOTAL2434100.0
495) How true is the following statement about Christian education - I can be myself. (BEMYSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true753.1
2) Slightly true1747.2
3) Somewhat true38415.9
4) True77932.2
5) Very true100841.7
Missing255 
TOTAL2420100.0
496) How true is the following statement about Christian education - My teachers or adult leaders care about me. (CARE4ME)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true592.4
2) Slightly true1596.6
3) Somewhat true41117.0
4) True86936.0
5) Very true91537.9
Missing262 
TOTAL2413100.0
497) How true is the following statement about Christian education - I look forward to going to things at my church. (LIKECHCH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1626.6
2) Slightly true36414.9
3) Somewhat true65026.6
4) True66927.4
5) Very true60024.5
Missing230 
TOTAL2445100.0
498) How true is the following statement about Christian education - I wish my church offered more things for kids my age. (MORE4AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true24210.1
2) Slightly true32013.4
3) Somewhat true49220.6
4) True55323.2
5) Very true77832.6
Missing290 
TOTAL2385100.0
499) How true is the following statement about Christian education - My church feels like a prison. (CHPRISON)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true165869.4
2) Slightly true32313.5
3) Somewhat true2068.6
4) True1184.9
5) Very true853.6
Missing285 
TOTAL2390100.0
500) How true is the following statement about Christian education - I go to things at my church because I want to. (WANTTOGO)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all true1295.3
2) Slightly true30412.5
3) Somewhat true54422.4
4) True68928.3
5) Very true76731.5
Missing242 
TOTAL2433100.0
501) Would you recommend your church to a friend looking for a church to attend? (RECCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely yes109243.8
2) Probably yes83433.4
3) Maybe43117.3
4) Probably no873.5
5) Absolutely no522.1
Missing179 
TOTAL2496100.0
502) How many hours have you spent in your life going to church doing the following - Learning about or discussing drugs and alcohol. (HRSDRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) 039015.6
2) 1-275230.0
3) 3-554921.9
4) 6-1041216.5
5) 11-202188.7
6) 21-40994.0
7) More than 40833.3
Missing172 
TOTAL2503100.0
503) How many hours have you spent in your life going to church doing the following - Helping other people in my church. (HRSHELP)
TOTAL%
1) 01415.6
2) 1-253421.3
3) 3-555222.0
4) 6-1050520.2
5) 11-2035614.2
6) 21-402218.8
7) More than 401957.8
Missing171 
TOTAL2504100.0
504) How many hours have you spent in your life going to church doing the following - Doing projects to help people in my town or city. (HRSPROJS)
TOTAL%
1) 035414.3
2) 1-258923.7
3) 3-555322.3
4) 6-1044718.0
5) 11-2026510.7
6) 21-401606.4
7) More than 401144.6
Missing193 
TOTAL2482100.0
505) How many hours have you spent in your life going to church doing the following - Leaning about or discussing peacemaking. (HRSPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) 051920.9
2) 1-272429.1
3) 3-547819.2
4) 6-1038015.3
5) 11-202108.4
6) 21-401134.5
7) More than 40632.5
Missing188 
TOTAL2487100.0
506) How many hours have you spent in your life going to church doing the following - Learning about or doing something about people who are poor and hungry. (HRS2POOR)
TOTAL%
1) 025510.2
2) 1-260324.1
3) 3-555422.2
4) 6-1047519.0
5) 11-2029211.7
6) 21-401706.8
7) More than 401496.0
Missing177 
TOTAL2498100.0
507) How many hours have you spent in your life going to church doing the following - Learning about or discussing sex. (HRSTKSEX)
TOTAL%
1) 067927.2
2) 1-266126.5
3) 3-539515.8
4) 6-1031112.5
5) 11-202249.0
6) 21-401144.6
7) More than 401104.4
Missing181 
TOTAL2494100.0
508) How many hours have you spent in the last 30 days at your church in church school or Sunday school classes, Bible studies, youth programs or events, or other activities for youth your age? (HRSATCH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours1917.6
2) 1 hour853.4
3) 2 hours1556.2
4) 3-5 hours44017.6
5) 6-10 hours61924.8
6) 11-20 hours54621.8
7) 21-40 hours25310.1
8) More than 40 hours2108.4
Missing176 
TOTAL2499100.0
509) I-SEX: Are you male or female (for use with on-line analysis)? (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male114142.9
2) Female151957.1
Missing15 
TOTAL2660100.0
510) I-RACE: How do you describe yourself (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Asian or Pacific Islander301.2
2) Black592.3
3) Latino or Hispanic441.7
4) White237391.5
5) Other883.4
Missing81 
TOTAL2594100.0
511) I-YAGE: How old are you (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-YAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 12-1364625.5
2) 14-1586033.9
3) 16-1779431.3
4) 18-192379.3
Missing138 
TOTAL2537100.0
512) I-DENOM: Denomination (for use with on-line analysis) (I-DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ43916.4
2) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America65624.5
3) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)43116.1
4) Southern Baptist Convention28210.5
5) United Church of Christ47317.7
6) United Methodist Church39414.7
TOTAL2675100.0
513) I-INCOME: ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OR OLDER: How much did your family or household earn in 1987 (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) <$16,00010621.4
2) $16001-25K8717.6
3) $25001-38K8617.4
4) $38001-75K15831.9
5) >$75,0005811.7
Missing2180 
TOTAL495100.0