ELCA-Episcopal Church Study, 1999-2000

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Other > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ID (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL155115022.2314350
2) Clergy ID (CLERGYID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1551106722.36215424
3) Compared to other families in your neighborhood, would you say your religious beliefs are: (V1RELBEL)
TOTAL%
1) Much the same40927.0
3) Different74649.2
5) Very different18612.3
7) Hard to say17511.5
Missing35 
TOTAL1516100.0
4) Compared to other families in your neighborhood, would you say that your political views are: (V2POLBEL)
TOTAL%
1) Much the same51934.5
3) Different56437.5
5) Very different23215.4
7) Hard to say18812.5
Missing48 
TOTAL1503100.0
5) Considering what you know of your neighbors through conversations, seeing yard signs, bumper stickers, or through other personal knowledge, would you label your neighbors as generally: (V3NEIPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Republican29621.7
2) Democrat56741.5
3) Independent/Mixed50236.8
Missing186 
TOTAL1365100.0
6) Some people don't pay much attention to political campaigns. How about you: Were you very much interested, somewhat interested, or not much interested in the 1998 political campaigns? (V4POLINT)
TOTAL%
1) Very much interested32921.6
3) Somewhat interested70846.4
5) Not much interested48832.0
Missing26 
TOTAL1525100.0
7) How much attention did you pay to new reports about the 1998 campaign season? (V5ATTREP)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1046.8
2) Quite a bit29819.5
3) Some51933.9
4) Very little42928.0
5) None18111.8
Missing20 
TOTAL1531100.0
8) If it were possible, would you like to be more or less involved with social and political issues? (V6INVPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Much more744.9
2) Somewhat more19012.6
3) Same as now85056.3
4) Somewhat less33822.4
5) Much less573.8
Missing42 
TOTAL1509100.0
9) Do Lutherans, as a denomination, need to be more or less involved with social and political issues? (V7INVPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Much more866.2
2) Somewhat more22216.0
3) Same as now59943.1
4) Somewhat less34925.1
5) Much less1339.6
Missing162 
TOTAL1389100.0
10) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in CHURCH? A) Written a letter (V8CHULET)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled133886.3
1) Yes (circled)21313.7
TOTAL1551100.0
11) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity on your JOB? A) Written a letter (V8JOBLET)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled105267.8
1) Yes (circled)49932.2
TOTAL1551100.0
12) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in a GROUP/ORGANIZATION? A) Written a letter (V8GROLET)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled126981.8
1) Yes (circled)28218.2
TOTAL1551100.0
13) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in some OTHER setting? A) Written a letter (V8OTHLET)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled114673.9
1) Yes (circled)40526.1
TOTAL1551100.0
14) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in CHURCH? B) Given a speech/presentation (V8CHUSPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled130283.9
1) Yes (circled)24916.1
TOTAL1551100.0
15) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity on your JOB? B) Given a speech/presentation (V8JOBSPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled115774.6
1) Yes (circled)39425.4
TOTAL1551100.0
16) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in a GROUP/ORGANIZATION? B) Given a speech/presentation (V8GROSPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled124780.4
1) Yes (circled)30419.6
TOTAL1551100.0
17) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in some OTHER setting? B) Given a speech/presentation (V8OTHSPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled145193.6
1) Yes (circled)1006.4
TOTAL1551100.0
18) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in CHURCH? C) Planned a meeting (V8CHUPLN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled127782.3
1) Yes (circled)27417.7
TOTAL1551100.0
19) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity on your JOB? C) Planned a meeting (V8JOBPLN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled111872.1
1) Yes (circled)43327.9
TOTAL1551100.0
20) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in a GROUP/ORGANIZATION? C) Planned a meeting (V8GROPLN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled118676.5
1) Yes (circled)36523.5
TOTAL1551100.0
21) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in some OTHER setting? C) Planned a meeting (V8OTHPLN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled143892.7
1) Yes (circled)1137.3
TOTAL1551100.0
22) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in CHURCH? D) Studied/discussed a political issue with a group (V8CHUSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled143092.2
1) Yes (circled)1217.8
TOTAL1551100.0
23) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity on your JOB? D) Studied/discussed a political issue with a group (V8JOBSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled131784.9
1) Yes (circled)23415.1
TOTAL1551100.0
24) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in a GROUP/ORGANIZATION? D) Studied/discussed a political issue with a group (V8GROSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled125681.0
1) Yes (circled)29519.0
TOTAL1551100.0
25) In the past year, have you done any of the following activities as part of an activity in some OTHER setting? D) Studied/discussed a political issue with a group (V8OTHSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled133385.9
1) Yes (circled)21814.1
TOTAL1551100.0
26) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, a Democrat, or an independent? (V9PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican64141.9
2) Democrat46930.7
3) Independent32421.2
4) No preference895.8
5) Other party60.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1529100.0
27) If (Republican/Democrat), would you call yourself a STRONG (Republican/Democrat) OR a not so strong (Republican/Democrat)? (V10PARST)
TOTAL%
1) Strong57149.7
2) Not so strong57750.3
Missing403 
TOTAL1148100.0
28) If independent or no preference, do you think of yourself as closer to the Democratic party or closer to the Republican party? (V11INDDR)
TOTAL%
1) Republican23540.1
2) Neither13923.7
3) Democrat21236.2
Missing965 
TOTAL586100.0
29) Many people use the terms liberal and conservative to recognize different political opinions. On a scale from 1 to 5, where 1 is the most liberal position and 5 is the most conservative position, where would you rank yourself on this scale when you think of your general political views? (V12LICO)
TOTAL%
1) Most liberal614.0
2) 222815.1
3) Moderate77751.6
4) 432121.3
5) Most Conservative1208.0
Missing44 
TOTAL1507100.0
30) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? A) If enough people were involved in the church, social ills would take care of themselves. (V13ASOCI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree634.2
2) Agree40426.7
3) Not sure/neutral44329.2
4) Disagree50633.4
5) Strongly disagree996.5
Missing36 
TOTAL1515100.0
31) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? B) Churches should put more emphasis on transforming the social order and less on individual salvation. (V13BCHUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16310.9
2) Agree52435.0
3) Not sure/neutral42428.3
4) Disagree31421.0
5) Strongly disagree734.9
Missing53 
TOTAL1498100.0
32) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? C) Christians of different faiths need to cooperate more in politics, even if they can't agree on theology. (V13CCPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1197.9
2) Agree32221.5
3) Not sure/neutral36624.4
4) Disagree57738.5
5) Strongly disagree1147.6
Missing53 
TOTAL1498100.0
33) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? D) Ministers have great capacity to influence the political and social views of their congregation. (V13DMINI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree744.9
2) Agree41127.2
3) Not sure/neutral36924.5
4) Disagree55636.8
5) Strongly disagree996.6
Missing42 
TOTAL1509100.0
34) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? E) It is difficult for people to know the proper political channel to use to accomplish some political goal. (V13EPOLC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree463.1
2) Agree38626.2
3) Not sure/neutral32722.2
4) Disagree60941.4
5) Strongly disagree1047.1
Missing79 
TOTAL1472100.0
35) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? A. Hunger and poverty (V14AHUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important21414.1
2) Important26517.4
3) Neutral996.5
4) Not important53034.9
5) Not at all important41227.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1520100.0
36) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? B. National defense (V14BNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1469.7
2) Important25216.7
3) Neutral25116.6
4) Not important54636.1
5) Not at all important31620.9
Missing40 
TOTAL1511100.0
37) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? C. Women's issues (V14CWOMN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1489.8
2) Important28418.8
3) Neutral34022.5
4) Not important52835.0
5) Not at all important21013.9
Missing41 
TOTAL1510100.0
38) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? D. Civil rights (V14DCIVR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important18012.0
2) Important25917.2
3) Neutral25316.8
4) Not important51934.5
5) Not at all important29519.6
Missing45 
TOTAL1506100.0
39) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? E. Gay rights (V14EGAYR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23015.3
2) Important31020.7
3) Neutral52134.8
4) Not important28719.1
5) Not at all important15110.1
Missing52 
TOTAL1499100.0
40) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? F. Homosexuality (V14FHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Very important21914.7
2) Important28018.9
3) Neutral60040.4
4) Not important24716.6
5) Not at all important1399.4
Missing66 
TOTAL1485100.0
41) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? G. Budget deficits, government spending (V14GBUDG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1338.8
2) Important30120.0
3) Neutral18312.2
4) Not important54636.3
5) Not at all important34022.6
Missing48 
TOTAL1503100.0
42) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? H. Environmental problems (V14HENVP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important21414.1
2) Important24516.2
3) Neutral17011.2
4) Not important51433.9
5) Not at all important37424.7
Missing34 
TOTAL1517100.0
43) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? I. Abortion (V14IABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important17111.4
2) Important24716.5
3) Neutral45330.2
4) Not important39026.0
5) Not at all important24016.0
Missing50 
TOTAL1501100.0
44) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? J. Gambling laws (V14JGAMB)
TOTAL%
1) Very important855.7
2) Important26117.4
3) Neutral56837.8
4) Not important40927.2
5) Not at all important17911.9
Missing49 
TOTAL1502100.0
45) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? K. Prayer in public schools (V14KPRSC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1479.8
2) Important25416.9
3) Neutral41627.6
4) Not important39025.9
5) Not at all important29819.8
Missing46 
TOTAL1505100.0
46) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? L. Family problems in America (V14LFAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important18712.5
2) Important22815.2
3) Neutral18712.5
4) Not important46431.0
5) Not at all important43128.8
Missing54 
TOTAL1497100.0
47) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? M. Unemployment, the economy (V14MUNEM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1369.0
2) Important29819.8
3) Neutral20113.3
4) Not important62541.5
5) Not at all important24616.3
Missing45 
TOTAL1506100.0
48) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? N. Capital punishment (V14NCAPI)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1177.8
2) Important25717.2
3) Neutral52635.1
4) Not important43829.3
5) Not at all important15910.6
Missing54 
TOTAL1497100.0
49) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? O. Full communion with ELCA Lutherans/the Episcopalians (V14OFULL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15610.6
2) Important25517.4
3) Neutral64844.1
4) Not important28719.5
5) Not at all important1238.4
Missing82 
TOTAL1469100.0
50) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? P. Education, Christian schools (V14PEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1016.8
2) Important25617.2
3) Neutral47331.7
4) Not important43829.4
5) Not at all important22415.0
Missing59 
TOTAL1492100.0
51) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? Q. Crime and personal safety (V14QCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20113.2
2) Important25516.8
3) Neutral1177.7
4) Not important51133.6
5) Not at all important43728.7
Missing30 
TOTAL1521100.0
52) How important or not important are the following issues to you personally? R. Gun violence and gun control (V14RGUNV)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24716.3
2) Important22414.8
3) Neutral20113.3
4) Not important44329.3
5) Not at all important39926.4
Missing37 
TOTAL1514100.0
53) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) A) Labor union (V15ALABO)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled143192.3
1) Yes (circled)1207.7
TOTAL1551100.0
54) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) B) Neighborhood (i.e., watch group) (V15BNEIG)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled137688.7
1) Yes (circled)17511.3
TOTAL1551100.0
55) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) C) Academic/Professional Association (V15CACAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled96862.4
1) Yes (circled)58337.6
TOTAL1551100.0
56) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) D) Nationality (i.e., Sons of Norway) (V15DNATI)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled148996.0
1) Yes (circled)624.0
TOTAL1551100.0
57) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) E) Fraternal (i.e., Elks) (V15EFRAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled141791.4
1) Yes (circled)1348.6
TOTAL1551100.0
58) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) F) School Fraternity/Sorority (V15FSCHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled144493.1
1) Yes (circled)1076.9
TOTAL1551100.0
59) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) G) Hobby/Garden (V15GHOBG)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled126381.4
1) Yes (circled)28818.6
TOTAL1551100.0
60) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) H) Service Club (i.e., Kiwanis) (V15HSERC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled137788.8
1) Yes (circled)17411.2
TOTAL1551100.0
61) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) I) Farm (i.e., Farm Bureau) (V15IFARM)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled149896.6
1) Yes (circled)533.4
TOTAL1551100.0
62) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) J) Sports (i.e., bowling league) (V15JSPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled122078.7
1) Yes (circled)33121.3
TOTAL1551100.0
63) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) K) Veterans (i.e., American Legion) (V15KVETR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled140390.5
1) Yes (circled)1489.5
TOTAL1551100.0
64) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) L) Youth (i.e., Boy Scouts) (V15LYOUT)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled139489.9
1) Yes (circled)15710.1
TOTAL1551100.0
65) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) M) Literary/Art/Study (i.e., book club) (V15MLIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled130584.1
1) Yes (circled)24615.9
TOTAL1551100.0
66) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) N) School service (i.e., PTA, PTO) (V15NSCHS)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled126881.8
1) Yes (circled)28318.2
TOTAL1551100.0
67) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) O) Environmental (i.e., Sierra Club) (V15OENVI)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled138289.1
1) Yes (circled)16910.9
TOTAL1551100.0
68) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) P) Abortion (i.e., NRTL, NARAL) (V15PABOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151797.8
1) Yes (circled)342.2
TOTAL1551100.0
69) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) Q) Gun (i.e., NRA) (V15QGUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled147595.1
1) Yes (circled)764.9
TOTAL1551100.0
70) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) R) Moral political (i.e., Christian Coalition) (V15RMORL)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled152098.0
1) Yes (circled)312.0
TOTAL1551100.0
71) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) S) Political party (i.e., Republican) (V15SPOLP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled131684.8
1) Yes (circled)23515.2
TOTAL1551100.0
72) Are you a member or do you attend meetings of any of the following group types? (Please circle all that apply) T) Other Political group (i.e., LWV) (V15TOTHP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled149796.5
1) Yes (circled)543.5
TOTAL1551100.0
73) How positive or negative do you feel about the groups listed below? Please leave an item blank if you are not familiar with the group. A. The Christian Coalition (Pat Robertson) (V16ACHRC)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive21417.3
2) Positive30224.5
3) Neutral30925.0
4) Negative21917.7
5) Very negative19115.5
Missing316 
TOTAL1235100.0
74) How positive or negative do you feel about the groups listed below? Please leave an item blank if you are not familiar with the group. B. Focus on the Family (James Dobson) (V16BFOCF)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive828.9
2) Positive14515.7
3) Neutral31434.0
4) Negative22324.2
5) Very negative15917.2
Missing628 
TOTAL923100.0
75) How positive or negative do you feel about the groups listed below? Please leave an item blank if you are not familiar with the group. C. Bread for the World (V16CBRED)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive243.6
2) Positive7210.9
3) Neutral33049.9
4) Negative16424.8
5) Very negative7110.7
Missing890 
TOTAL661100.0
76) How positive or negative do you feel about the groups listed below? Please leave an item blank if you are not familiar with the group. D. Promise Keepers (Bill McCartney) (V16DPROM)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive878.4
2) Positive20619.9
3) Neutral39137.7
4) Negative24623.7
5) Very negative10610.2
Missing515 
TOTAL1036100.0
77) How positive or negative do you feel about the groups listed below? Please leave an item blank if you are not familiar with the group. E. Operation Rescue (Randall Terry) (V16EOPER)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive8313.5
2) Positive6811.1
3) Neutral28646.5
4) Negative7612.4
5) Very negative10216.6
Missing936 
TOTAL615100.0
78) How positive or negative do you feel about the groups listed below? Please leave an item blank if you are not familiar with the group. F. Habitat for Humanity (V16FHABH)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive27319.5
2) Positive17812.7
3) Neutral1117.9
4) Negative39928.4
5) Very negative44231.5
Missing148 
TOTAL1403100.0
79) How positive or negative do you feel about the groups listed below? Please leave an item blank if you are not familiar with the group. G. Americans United For Separation of Church and State (V16GAMER)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive9412.9
2) Positive12817.6
3) Neutral31943.9
4) Negative12316.9
5) Very negative628.5
Missing825 
TOTAL726100.0
80) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? A. Call, write, email a politician (V17ACALY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled106568.7
1) Yes (circled)48631.3
TOTAL1551100.0
81) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? A. Call, write, email a politician (V17ACALF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often27022.0
2) Often25320.6
3) Sometimes40032.5
4) Rarely18214.8
5) Never12510.2
Missing321 
TOTAL1230100.0
82) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? B. Participate in local politics, such as planning boards or councils (V17BLOCY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled138489.2
1) Yes (circled)16710.8
TOTAL1551100.0
83) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? B. Participate in local politics, such as planning boards or councils (V17BLOCF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often40137.7
2) Often16915.9
3) Sometimes15314.4
4) Rarely13112.3
5) Never20919.7
Missing488 
TOTAL1063100.0
84) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? C. Contribute to political campaigns (V17CCONY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled123179.4
1) Yes (circled)32020.6
TOTAL1551100.0
85) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? C. Contribute to political campaigns (V17CCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often30425.8
2) Often19716.7
3) Sometimes37131.5
4) Rarely13711.6
5) Never16914.3
Missing373 
TOTAL1178100.0
86) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? D. Work for a political campaign (V17DWORY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled142992.1
1) Yes (circled)1227.9
TOTAL1551100.0
87) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? D. Work for a political campaign (V17DWORF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often44240.9
2) Often17015.7
3) Sometimes15214.1
4) Rarely979.0
5) Never22020.4
Missing470 
TOTAL1081100.0
88) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? E. Put out a political yard sign (V17EPUTY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled135687.4
1) Yes (circled)19512.6
TOTAL1551100.0
89) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? E. Put out a political yard sign (V17EPUTF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often39635.2
2) Often14412.8
3) Sometimes21419.0
4) Rarely11610.3
5) Never25622.7
Missing425 
TOTAL1126100.0
90) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? F. March or protest for a cause (V17FMARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled149896.6
1) Yes (circled)533.4
TOTAL1551100.0
91) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? F. March or protest for a cause (V17FMARF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often53651.2
2) Often10910.4
3) Sometimes888.4
4) Rarely757.2
5) Never23822.8
Missing505 
TOTAL1046100.0
92) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? G. Wear a political button (V17GBUTY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled140290.4
1) Yes (circled)1499.6
TOTAL1551100.0
93) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? G. Wear a political button (V17GBUTF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often34531.7
2) Often17516.1
3) Sometimes24722.7
4) Rarely11010.1
5) Never21019.3
Missing464 
TOTAL1087100.0
94) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? H. Help register others to vote (V17HREGY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled148295.6
1) Yes (circled)694.4
TOTAL1551100.0
95) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? H. Help register others to vote (V17HREGF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often49747.9
2) Often10610.2
3) Sometimes1009.6
4) Rarely666.4
5) Never26825.8
Missing514 
TOTAL1037100.0
96) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? I. Join a national political group (V17IJOIY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled146394.3
1) Yes (circled)885.7
TOTAL1551100.0
97) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? I. Join a national political group (V17IJOIF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often48148.0
2) Often12312.3
3) Sometimes929.2
4) Rarely666.6
5) Never24124.0
Missing548 
TOTAL1003100.0
98) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? J. Contact your pastor or synod about a denominational issue (V17JCONY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled142591.9
1) Yes (circled)1268.1
TOTAL1551100.0
99) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? J. Contact your pastor or synod about a denominational issue (V17JCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often42239.6
2) Often16315.3
3) Sometimes17416.3
4) Rarely989.2
5) Never21019.7
Missing484 
TOTAL1067100.0
100) Have you done the following political activities in the past year? K. Write a letter to the editor about a political issue (V17KLETY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled146394.3
1) Yes (circled)885.7
TOTAL1551100.0
101) How often do you generally engage in the following activities? K. Write a letter to the editor about a political issue (V17KLETF)
TOTAL%
1) Very often46243.6
2) Often15114.3
3) Sometimes13112.4
4) Rarely918.6
5) Never22421.2
Missing492 
TOTAL1059100.0
102) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. A) Call, write, email a politician (18AVCHUC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled145493.7
1) Yes (circled)976.3
TOTAL1551100.0
103) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. A) Call, write, email a politician (V18AJOBC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled119777.2
1) Yes (circled)35422.8
TOTAL1551100.0
104) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. A) Call, write, email a politician (V18ANEIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled135787.5
1) Yes (circled)19412.5
TOTAL1551100.0
105) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. A) Call, write, email a politician (18AVPARC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled146894.6
1) Yes (circled)835.4
TOTAL1551100.0
106) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. A) Call, write, email a politician (V18ACANC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled138389.2
1) Yes (circled)16810.8
TOTAL1551100.0
107) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. B) Participate in local politics, such as planning boards or councils (V18BCHUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151197.4
1) Yes (circled)402.6
TOTAL1551100.0
108) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. B) Participate in local politics, such as planning boards or councils (V18BJOBP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled145293.6
1) Yes (circled)996.4
TOTAL1551100.0
109) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. B) Participate in local politics, such as planning boards or councils (V18BNEIP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled150296.8
1) Yes (circled)493.2
TOTAL1551100.0
110) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. B) Participate in local politics, such as planning boards or councils (V18BPARP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled146694.5
1) Yes (circled)855.5
TOTAL1551100.0
111) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. B) Participate in local politics, such as planning boards or councils (V18BCANP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled148495.7
1) Yes (circled)674.3
TOTAL1551100.0
112) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. C) Contribute to political campaigns (V18CCHUC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled154599.6
1) Yes (circled)60.4
TOTAL1551100.0
113) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. C) Contribute to political campaigns (V18CJOBC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled140590.6
1) Yes (circled)1469.4
TOTAL1551100.0
114) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. C) Contribute to political campaigns (V18CNEIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled146694.5
1) Yes (circled)855.5
TOTAL1551100.0
115) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. C) Contribute to political campaigns (V18CPARC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled148595.7
1) Yes (circled)664.3
TOTAL1551100.0
116) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. C) Contribute to political campaigns (V18CCANC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled105067.7
1) Yes (circled)50132.3
TOTAL1551100.0
117) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. D) Work for a political campaign (V18DCHUW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled154599.6
1) Yes (circled)60.4
TOTAL1551100.0
118) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. D) Work for a political campaign (V18DJOBW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled149396.3
1) Yes (circled)583.7
TOTAL1551100.0
119) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. D) Work for a political campaign (V18DNEIW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151297.5
1) Yes (circled)392.5
TOTAL1551100.0
120) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. D) Work for a political campaign (V18DPARW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled149396.3
1) Yes (circled)583.7
TOTAL1551100.0
121) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. D) Work for a political campaign (V18DCANW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled135687.4
1) Yes (circled)19512.6
TOTAL1551100.0
122) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. E) Put out a political yard sign (V18ECHUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled153899.2
1) Yes (circled)130.8
TOTAL1551100.0
123) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. E) Put out a political yard sign (V18EJOBP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled148895.9
1) Yes (circled)634.1
TOTAL1551100.0
124) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. E) Put out a political yard sign (V18ENEIP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151997.9
1) Yes (circled)322.1
TOTAL1551100.0
125) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. E) Put out a political yard sign (V18EPARP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled143692.6
1) Yes (circled)1157.4
TOTAL1551100.0
126) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. E) Put out a political yard sign (V18ECANP)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled132485.4
1) Yes (circled)22714.6
TOTAL1551100.0
127) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. F) March or protest for a cause (V18FCHUM)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled152298.1
1) Yes (circled)291.9
TOTAL1551100.0
128) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. F) March or protest for a cause (V18FJOBM)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled149596.4
1) Yes (circled)563.6
TOTAL1551100.0
129) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. F) March or protest for a cause (V18FNEIM)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151897.9
1) Yes (circled)332.1
TOTAL1551100.0
130) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. F) March or protest for a cause (V18FPARM)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled152998.6
1) Yes (circled)221.4
TOTAL1551100.0
131) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. F) March or protest for a cause (V18FCANM)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled152298.1
1) Yes (circled)291.9
TOTAL1551100.0
132) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. G) Wear a political button (V18GCHUW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled154499.5
1) Yes (circled)70.5
TOTAL1551100.0
133) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. G) Wear a political button (V18GJOBW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled150096.7
1) Yes (circled)513.3
TOTAL1551100.0
134) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. G) Wear a political button (V18GNEIW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151097.4
1) Yes (circled)412.6
TOTAL1551100.0
135) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. G) Wear a political button (V18GPARW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151897.9
1) Yes (circled)332.1
TOTAL1551100.0
136) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. G) Wear a political button (V18GCANW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled143592.5
1) Yes (circled)1167.5
TOTAL1551100.0
137) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. H) Help register others to vote (V18HCHUH)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled154899.8
1) Yes (circled)30.2
TOTAL1551100.0
138) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. H) Help register others to vote (V18HJOBH)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151097.4
1) Yes (circled)412.6
TOTAL1551100.0
139) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. H) Help register others to vote (V18HNEIH)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled153098.6
1) Yes (circled)211.4
TOTAL1551100.0
140) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. H) Help register others to vote (V18HPARH)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled153498.9
1) Yes (circled)171.1
TOTAL1551100.0
141) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. H) Help register others to vote (V18HCANH)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151097.4
1) Yes (circled)412.6
TOTAL1551100.0
142) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. I) Join a national political group (V18ICHUJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled154799.7
1) Yes (circled)40.3
TOTAL1551100.0
143) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. I) Join a national political group (V18IJOBJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151797.8
1) Yes (circled)342.2
TOTAL1551100.0
144) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. I) Join a national political group (V18INEIJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled154499.5
1) Yes (circled)70.5
TOTAL1551100.0
145) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. I) Join a national political group (V18IPARJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled153699.0
1) Yes (circled)151.0
TOTAL1551100.0
146) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. I) Join a national political group (V18ICANJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled145793.9
1) Yes (circled)946.1
TOTAL1551100.0
147) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. J) Write a letter to the editor about a political issue (V18JCHUW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled154399.5
1) Yes (circled)80.5
TOTAL1551100.0
148) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. J) Write a letter to the editor about a political issue (V18JJOBW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled144593.2
1) Yes (circled)1066.8
TOTAL1551100.0
149) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. J) Write a letter to the editor about a political issue (V18JNEIW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled150396.9
1) Yes (circled)483.1
TOTAL1551100.0
150) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. J) Write a letter to the editor about a political issue (V18JPARW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled152498.3
1) Yes (circled)271.7
TOTAL1551100.0
151) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. J) Write a letter to the editor about a political issue (V18JCANW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled149896.6
1) Yes (circled)533.4
TOTAL1551100.0
152) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. K) Register to vote (V18KCHUR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled152898.5
1) Yes (circled)231.5
TOTAL1551100.0
153) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. K) Register to vote (V18KJOBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled149096.1
1) Yes (circled)613.9
TOTAL1551100.0
154) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. K) Register to vote (V18KNEIW)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled152598.3
1) Yes (circled)261.7
TOTAL1551100.0
155) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. K) Register to vote (V18KPARR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled152598.3
1) Yes (circled)261.7
TOTAL1551100.0
156) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. K) Register to vote (V18KCANR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled140790.7
1) Yes (circled)1449.3
TOTAL1551100.0
157) In the past year has someone from your CHURCH asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. L) Vote, go to the polls (V18LCHUV)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled143192.3
1) Yes (circled)1207.7
TOTAL1551100.0
158) In the past year has someone from your JOB asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. L) Vote, go to the polls (V18LJOBV)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled133385.9
1) Yes (circled)21814.1
TOTAL1551100.0
159) In the past year has someone from your NEIGHBORHOOD asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. L) Vote, go to the polls (V18LNEIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled142491.8
1) Yes (circled)1278.2
TOTAL1551100.0
160) In the past year has a political PARTY volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. L) Vote, go to the polls (V18LPARV)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled138689.4
1) Yes (circled)16510.6
TOTAL1551100.0
161) In the past year has a political CANDIDATE volunteer asked you to do any of the following activities? Circle as many as apply for each activity. L) Vote, go to the polls (V18LCANV)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled100364.7
1) Yes (circled)54835.3
TOTAL1551100.0
162) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. A. The federal government should do more to solve social problems such as unemployment, poverty, and poor housing. (V19AFEDM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1318.8
2) Agree39726.6
3) Not sure/neutral28419.0
4) Disagree48732.6
5) Strongly disagree19513.1
Missing57 
TOTAL1494100.0
163) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. B. Government is providing too many services which should be left to private enterprise. (V19BGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree956.5
2) Agree33722.9
3) Not sure/neutral45030.6
4) Disagree44630.3
5) Strongly disagree1449.8
Missing79 
TOTAL1472100.0
164) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. C. More environmental protection is needed, even if it raises prices or cuts jobs. (V19CMENV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1117.5
2) Agree37225.2
3) Not sure/neutral45831.0
4) Disagree40027.1
5) Strongly disagree1359.1
Missing75 
TOTAL1476100.0
165) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. D. The U.S. should spend more on the military and defense. (V19DUSMO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree946.3
2) Agree32321.6
3) Not sure/neutral54936.8
4) Disagree40126.9
5) Strongly disagree1268.4
Missing58 
TOTAL1493100.0
166) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. E. We need a federal law or amendment to permit prayer as a regular exercise in schools. (V19EFEDP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21714.4
2) Agree32221.4
3) Not sure/neutral33422.2
4) Disagree37124.6
5) Strongly disagree26217.4
Missing45 
TOTAL1506100.0
167) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. F. We need a federal law or amendment to prohibit all abortion unless necessary to save the life of the mother. (V19FFEDA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30820.5
2) Agree33222.1
3) Not sure/neutral26517.6
4) Disagree26717.8
5) Strongly disagree33222.1
Missing47 
TOTAL1504100.0
168) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. G. Public policy should discourage ownership, access to, and use of handguns. (V19GPGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31120.9
2) Agree31821.3
3) Not sure/neutral22815.3
4) Disagree36724.6
5) Strongly disagree26717.9
Missing60 
TOTAL1491100.0
169) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. H. Homosexuals should have all the same rights and privileges as other American citizens. (V19HHSAM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24116.2
2) Agree30320.3
3) Not sure/neutral30820.7
4) Disagree39026.2
5) Strongly disagree24916.7
Missing60 
TOTAL1491100.0
170) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. I. The U.S. should intervene in other countries to protect human rights. (V19IUSIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree614.1
2) Agree36724.5
3) Not sure/neutral59239.5
4) Disagree40927.3
5) Strongly disagree684.5
Missing54 
TOTAL1497100.0
171) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. J. Recent welfare reform laws are too harsh and hurt children. (V19JREWE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree765.2
2) Agree42529.0
3) Not sure/neutral64243.9
4) Disagree24917.0
5) Strongly disagree724.9
Missing87 
TOTAL1464100.0
172) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. K. The federal government should give tax credits for tuition paid by parents of students in Christian schools. (V19KTAXC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20113.5
2) Agree38525.9
3) Not sure/neutral34823.4
4) Disagree38926.2
5) Strongly disagree16210.9
Missing66 
TOTAL1485100.0
173) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. L. Blacks and other minorities may need special government help to achieve an equal place in America. (V19LGOVH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1238.3
2) Agree48932.9
3) Not sure/neutral44229.7
4) Disagree34122.9
5) Strongly disagree926.2
Missing64 
TOTAL1487100.0
174) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. M. We need government-sponsored national health insurance so that everyone, even the poor, can get adequate medical care. (V19MGOVM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19112.7
2) Agree34623.0
3) Not sure/neutral31320.8
4) Disagree41727.7
5) Strongly disagree23715.8
Missing47 
TOTAL1504100.0
175) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. N. The government should allow people to invest some of their Social Security funds in the stock market. (V19NGINV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16110.8
2) Agree34923.5
3) Not sure/neutral52235.1
4) Disagree32521.9
5) Strongly disagree1308.7
Missing64 
TOTAL1487100.0
176) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements. O. Capital punishment should be abolished. (V19OCAPA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26817.9
2) Agree43829.2
3) Not sure/neutral40326.9
4) Disagree24216.1
5) Strongly disagree1489.9
Missing52 
TOTAL1499100.0
177) For which presidential candidate did you vote in 1996, or did you not vote? (V20CVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Bill Clinton67345.2
2) Bob Dole61041.0
3) Ross Perot1198.0
4) Other221.5
5) Did not vote654.4
Missing62 
TOTAL1489100.0
178) On the whole, who do you think MOST of your congregation voted for president in 1996? (V21CONV)
TOTAL%
1) Bill Clinton38337.7
2) Bob Dole60159.2
3) Ross Perot60.6
4) Other252.5
Missing536 
TOTAL1015100.0
179) Could you provide an approximate percentage of parishioners whom you think voted for this candidate in 1996 (of those who voted)? (V22PARVO)
TOTAL%
0) 10.2
4) 10.2
10) 30.5
15) 10.2
20) 20.3
25) 30.5
30) 81.3
35) 10.2
40) 162.5
42) 10.2
45) 81.3
46) 20.3
47) 10.2
49) 10.2
50) 7712.1
51) 142.2
52) 20.3
53) 20.3
55) 518.0
56) 20.3
58) 20.3
59) 10.2
60) 19330.4
62) 10.2
63) 20.3
65) 386.0
66) 30.5
67) 10.2
68) 10.2
70) 6810.7
75) 7011.0
78) 20.3
80) 375.8
85) 81.3
90) 71.1
95) 20.3
100) 10.2
Missing917 
TOTAL634100.0
180) How certain are you of that number? (V22PARVC)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain252.4
2) Somewhat23722.6
3) Not very certain30529.0
4) Not certain48346.0
Missing501 
TOTAL1050100.0
181) In the 1998 election for the House of Representatives, did you vote for the Democratic, Republican, or some other candidate, or did you not vote? (V23HVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain58240.3
2) Somewhat72250.0
3) Not very certain342.4
4) Not certain1057.3
Missing108 
TOTAL1443100.0
182) How do you think MOST of your congregation voted for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1998? (V24CVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat25328.3
2) Republican62469.8
3) Other171.9
Missing657 
TOTAL894100.0
183) Could you provide an approximate percentage of parishioners who voted for this candidate in 1998 (of those who voted)? (V25PERC)
TOTAL%
1) 10.2
3) 10.2
4) 20.4
5) 10.2
8) 10.2
15) 10.2
20) 30.6
25) 30.6
30) 71.3
35) 10.2
40) 163.0
42) 10.2
45) 81.5
50) 519.6
51) 152.8
52) 30.6
55) 346.4
59) 10.2
60) 14827.8
65) 346.4
66) 30.6
67) 10.2
69) 20.4
70) 6612.4
75) 6211.6
78) 10.2
80) 438.1
85) 71.3
90) 122.3
95) 30.6
98) 10.2
Missing1018 
TOTAL533100.0
184) How certain are you of that number? (V25CERT)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain293.2
2) Somewhat19821.6
3) Not very certain23425.5
4) Not certain45649.7
Missing634 
TOTAL917100.0
185) How many special activities, programs, committees, or small groups are YOU currently involved with in your church? (just a number) (V26SPEC)
TOTAL%
0) 21115.7
1) 29321.9
2) 36427.2
3) 23617.6
4) 1188.8
5) 705.2
6) 302.2
7) 80.6
8) 50.4
9) 10.1
10) 40.3
Missing211 
TOTAL1340100.0
186) Of the people who attend your church, would you say that: (V27PACT)
TOTAL%
1) Most are involved in group activities17012.2
2) About half are involved in group activities59842.9
3) About a quarter are involved in group activities51436.9
4) Very few are involved in group activities1118.0
Missing158 
TOTAL1393100.0
187) Thinking about the church group or activity in which you spend the most time, are your fellow group members in general mostly the same as you or different and how are they different? Leave an item blank if you don't know. A) In terms of their race/ethnicity (V28ARACE)
TOTAL%
1) Same as me118695.0
2) Mostly white604.8
3) Mostly minority20.2
Missing303 
TOTAL1248100.0
188) Thinking about the church group or activity in which you spend the most time, are your fellow group members in general mostly the same as you or different and how are they different? Leave an item blank if you don't know. B) In terms of their age (V28BAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Same as me60851.0
2) Older32527.3
3) Younger25821.7
Missing360 
TOTAL1191100.0
189) Thinking about the church group or activity in which you spend the most time, are your fellow group members in general mostly the same as you or different and how are they different? Leave an item blank if you don't know. C) In terms of their political beliefs (V28CPOLB)
TOTAL%
1) Same as me37947.1
2) More liberal9411.7
3) More moderate10312.8
4) More conservative22828.4
Missing747 
TOTAL804100.0
190) Thinking about the church group or activity in which you spend the most time, are your fellow group members in general mostly the same as you or different and how are they different? Leave an item blank if you don't know. D) Their party affiliation (V28DPAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Same as me33650.1
2) Republican23034.3
3) Independent192.8
4) Democratic8612.8
Missing880 
TOTAL671100.0
191) Thinking about the church group or activity in which you spend the most time, are your fellow group members in general mostly the same as you or different and how are they different? Leave an item blank if you don't know. E) In terms of their religious beliefs (V28ERELB)
TOTAL%
1) Same as me77173.2
2) More liberal504.7
3) More moderate868.2
4) More conservative14613.9
Missing498 
TOTAL1053100.0
192) Thinking about the church group or activity in which you spend the most time, are your fellow group members in general mostly the same as you or different and how are they different? Leave an item blank if you don't know. F) In terms of their social status/class (V28FSOCS)
TOTAL%
1) Same as me88678.5
2) Lower766.7
3) Higher16714.8
Missing422 
TOTAL1129100.0
193) Thinking about the church group or activity in which you spend the most time, are your fellow group members in general mostly the same as you or different and how are they different? Leave an item blank if you don't know. G) In terms of where they live (V28GLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Same as me74364.1
2) Farther from church16314.1
3) Closer to church25421.9
Missing391 
TOTAL1160100.0
194) How often do you generally perform the following activities? A) Pray on your own (V29APRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily28218.7
2) Almost daily17211.4
3) Weekly19312.8
4) Monthly30119.9
5) Rarely or never56437.3
Missing39 
TOTAL1512100.0
195) How often do you generally perform the following activities? B) Read the Bible (V29BREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Daily35024.4
2) Almost daily22315.5
3) Weekly38526.8
4) Monthly18412.8
5) Rarely or never29320.4
Missing116 
TOTAL1435100.0
196) How often do you generally perform the following activities? C) Convince others to accept your faith (V29CCONV)
TOTAL%
1) Daily75755.6
2) Almost daily987.2
3) Weekly413.0
4) Monthly453.3
5) Rarely or never42130.9
Missing189 
TOTAL1362100.0
197) How often do you generally perform the following activities? D) Discuss your faith (V29DDISF)
TOTAL%
1) Daily27519.8
2) Almost daily37426.9
3) Weekly34224.6
4) Monthly21015.1
5) Rarely or never18913.6
Missing161 
TOTAL1390100.0
198) How often do you generally perform the following activities? E) Read Episcopal Life/The Lutheran or some other religious/church publications (V29EREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Daily24616.8
2) Almost daily53536.6
3) Weekly21414.6
4) Monthly27618.9
5) Rarely or never19213.1
Missing88 
TOTAL1463100.0
199) How many years or months have you been attending THIS church? (in years, with months converted to fractions) (V30YEARC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL151819.87117
200) Were you raised in an Episcopal/Lutheran church? (V31RAISE)
TOTAL%
0) No59538.8
1) Yes93961.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1534100.0
201) Have you ever regularly attended a NON-Episcopal/Lutheran church? (V32NONEV)
TOTAL%
0) No75749.7
1) Yes76750.3
Missing27 
TOTAL1524100.0
202) Have you ever stopped attending any church for more than six months? (V33STSIX)
TOTAL%
0) No71146.6
1) Yes81553.4
Missing25 
TOTAL1526100.0
203) From time to time, people discuss government, elections, and politics with other people. Looking back over the last year, we would like to know more about the people you talked with about these matters. These people might be spouses, relatives, friends, co workers, members of your congregation, or others. We would like you to think of and list the names of THREE such persons. How are they connected to you? (Person A) (V34ADISA)
TOTAL%
1) Is s/he a Spouse/partner60153.0
2) Other relative15313.5
3) Unrelated by blood or marriage; a friend37933.5
Missing418 
TOTAL1133100.0
204) From time to time, people discuss government, elections, and politics with other people. Looking back over the last year, we would like to know more about the people you talked with about these matters. These people might be spouses, relatives, friends, co workers, members of your congregation, or others. We would like you to think of and list the names of THREE such persons. How are they connected to you? (Person B) (V34BDISB)
TOTAL%
1) Is s/he a Spouse/partner757.2
2) Other relative33832.3
3) Unrelated by blood or marriage; a friend63560.6
Missing503 
TOTAL1048100.0
205) From time to time, people discuss government, elections, and politics with other people. Looking back over the last year, we would like to know more about the people you talked with about these matters. These people might be spouses, relatives, friends, co workers, members of your congregation, or others. We would like you to think of and list the names of THREE such persons. How are they connected to you? (Person C) (V34CDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Is s/he a Spouse/partner697.1
2) Other relative25025.6
3) Unrelated by blood or marriage; a friend65767.3
Missing575 
TOTAL976100.0
206) Are they male or female? (Person A) (V35AGENA)
TOTAL%
1) Male68760.5
2) Female44939.5
Missing415 
TOTAL1136100.0
207) Are they male or female? (Person B) (V35BGENB)
TOTAL%
1) Male49947.1
2) Female56052.9
Missing492 
TOTAL1059100.0
208) Are they male or female? (Person C) (V35CGENC)
TOTAL%
1) Male46847.6
2) Female51552.4
Missing568 
TOTAL983100.0
209) Are these people fellow members/attendees of your church? (Person A) (V36AMEMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63658.5
2) No45241.5
Missing463 
TOTAL1088100.0
210) Are these people fellow members/attendees of your church? (Person B) (V36BMEMB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28728.7
2) No71371.3
Missing551 
TOTAL1000100.0
211) Are these people fellow members/attendees of your church? (Person C) (V36CMEMC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26428.3
2) No66971.7
Missing618 
TOTAL933100.0
212) If these people are church members and not relatives, did you meet them in a church activity, through a chance meeting in church, in a newcomer class, or did you know these people before attending this church? (Person A) (V37AMEA)
TOTAL%
1) Church small group or activity6014.1
2) Met in the congregation5512.9
3) Met in a newcomer class30.7
4) Knew this person before attending church30972.4
Missing1124 
TOTAL427100.0
213) If these people are church members and not relatives, did you meet them in a church activity, through a chance meeting in church, in a newcomer class, or did you know these people before attending this church? (Person B) (V37BMEB)
TOTAL%
1) Church small group or activity5212.7
2) Met in the congregation6916.8
3) Met in a newcomer class30.7
4) Knew this person before attending church28769.8
Missing1140 
TOTAL411100.0
214) If these people are church members and not relatives, did you meet them in a church activity, through a chance meeting in church, in a newcomer class, or did you know these people before attending this church? (Person C) (V37CMEC)
TOTAL%
1) Church small group or activity5112.7
2) Met in the congregation6315.7
3) Met in a newcomer class20.5
4) Knew this person before attending church28571.1
Missing1150 
TOTAL401100.0
215) If church members, do you participate in any church small groups or activities with them now? (Person A) (V38ASMAA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30750.7
2) No29849.3
Missing946 
TOTAL605100.0
216) If church members, do you participate in any church small groups or activities with them now? (Person B) (V38BSMAB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17537.3
2) No29462.7
Missing1082 
TOTAL469100.0
217) If church members, do you participate in any church small groups or activities with them now? (Person C) (V38CSMAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16537.1
2) No28062.9
Missing1106 
TOTAL445100.0
218) Are they also co-workers, neighbors, or members of a group or organization to which you belong? (Circle all that apply). Coworker: Person A. (V39ACOWA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled142091.6
1) Yes (circled)1318.4
TOTAL1551100.0
219) Are they also co-workers, neighbors, or members of a group or organization to which you belong? (Circle all that apply). Coworker: Person B. (V39BCOWB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled137188.4
1) Yes (circled)18011.6
TOTAL1551100.0
220) Are they also co-workers, neighbors, or members of a group or organization to which you belong? (Circle all that apply). Coworker: Person C. (V39CCOWC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled137888.8
1) Yes (circled)17311.2
TOTAL1551100.0
221) Are they also co-workers, neighbors, or members of a group or organization to which you belong? (Circle all that apply). Neighbor: Person A. (V39ANEIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled147294.9
1) Yes (circled)795.1
TOTAL1551100.0
222) Are they also co-workers, neighbors, or members of a group or organization to which you belong? (Circle all that apply). Neighbor: Person B. (V39BNEIB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled144393.0
1) Yes (circled)1087.0
TOTAL1551100.0
223) Are they also co-workers, neighbors, or members of a group or organization to which you belong? (Circle all that apply). Neighbor: Person C. (V39CNEIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled144993.4
1) Yes (circled)1026.6
TOTAL1551100.0
224) Are they also co-workers, neighbors, or members of a group or organization to which you belong? (Circle all that apply). Group or organization: Person A. (V39AGRPA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled145293.6
1) Yes (circled)996.4
TOTAL1551100.0
225) Are they also co-workers, neighbors, or members of a group or organization to which you belong? (Circle all that apply). Group or organization: Person B. (V39BGRPB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled142491.8
1) Yes (circled)1278.2
TOTAL1551100.0
226) Are they also co-workers, neighbors, or members of a group or organization to which you belong? (Circle all that apply). Group or organization: Person C (V39CGRPC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled140990.8
1) Yes (circled)1429.2
TOTAL1551100.0
227) During a normal week, how many days do you talk with them? (Person A) (V40ATALA)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 day a week/never1009.0
1) 1 to 2 days19817.9
2) 3 to 4 days1089.8
3) 5 to 6 days12211.0
4) 7 days/every day57952.3
Missing444 
TOTAL1107100.0
228) During a normal week, how many days do you talk with them? (Person B) (V40BTALB)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 day a week/never15514.9
1) 1 to 2 days37035.5
2) 3 to 4 days19218.4
3) 5 to 6 days17917.2
4) 7 days/every day14614.0
Missing509 
TOTAL1042100.0
229) During a normal week, how many days do you talk with them? (Person C) (V40CTALC)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 day a week/never15616.1
1) 1 to 2 days36637.8
2) 3 to 4 days18519.1
3) 5 to 6 days14014.4
4) 7 days/every day12212.6
Missing582 
TOTAL969100.0
230) When you talk with them, do you discuss political matters: Person A (V41ADISA)
TOTAL%
1) Very often21719.1
2) Often31227.4
3) Sometimes53046.6
4) Rarely or Never786.9
Missing414 
TOTAL1137100.0
231) When you talk with them, do you discuss political matters: Person B (V41BDISB)
TOTAL%
1) Very often1019.6
2) Often24523.2
3) Sometimes61257.9
4) Rarely or Never999.4
Missing494 
TOTAL1057100.0
232) When you talk with them, do you discuss political matters: Person C (V41CDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10010.2
2) Often22923.2
3) Sometimes54355.1
4) Rarely or Never11311.5
Missing566 
TOTAL985100.0
233) When you discuss politics with them do you disagree: Person A (V42ADISA)
TOTAL%
1) Very often918.1
2) Often15713.9
3) Sometimes57951.2
4) Rarely or Never30326.8
Missing421 
TOTAL1130100.0
234) When you discuss politics with them do you disagree: Person B (V42BDISB)
TOTAL%
1) Very often585.6
2) Often15715.1
3) Sometimes55953.8
4) Rarely or Never26625.6
Missing511 
TOTAL1040100.0
235) When you discuss politics with them do you disagree: Person C (V42CDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Very often636.5
2) Often13914.3
3) Sometimes51252.7
4) Rarely or Never25726.5
Missing580 
TOTAL971100.0
236) Do you think they normally support political candidates who are Republicans, Democrats, from both parties, or from neither party? (Person A) (V43ACANA)
TOTAL%
1) Republicans47042.6
2) Democrats32029.0
3) Both parties25723.3
4) Neither party555.0
Missing449 
TOTAL1102100.0
237) Do you think they normally support political candidates who are Republicans, Democrats, from both parties, or from neither party? (Person B) (V43BCANB)
TOTAL%
1) Republicans39138.5
2) Democrats32431.9
3) Both parties26325.9
4) Neither party373.6
Missing536 
TOTAL1015100.0
238) Do you think they normally support political candidates who are Republicans, Democrats, from both parties, or from neither party? (Person C) (V43CCANC)
TOTAL%
1) Republicans34736.4
2) Democrats30932.5
3) Both parties25026.3
4) Neither party464.8
Missing599 
TOTAL952100.0
239) Previously we asked you to rank yourself using the familiar political terms liberal, moderate, and conservative. Using this same 1 to 5 scale, where 1 is the most liberal position and 5 is the most conservative position, where would you rank these three friends when you think of their general political views? (Person A) (V44ARANA)
TOTAL%
1) Most liberal756.7
2) 19017.0
3) Moderate45140.3
4) 20318.2
5) Most conservative19917.8
Missing433 
TOTAL1118100.0
240) Previously we asked you to rank yourself using the familiar political terms liberal, moderate, and conservative. Using this same 1 to 5 scale, where 1 is the most liberal position and 5 is the most conservative position, where would you rank these three friends when you think of their general political views? (Person B) (V44BRANB)
TOTAL%
1) Most liberal1009.5
2) 17116.3
3) Moderate37936.2
4) 22621.6
5) Most conservative17216.4
Missing503 
TOTAL1048100.0
241) Previously we asked you to rank yourself using the familiar political terms liberal, moderate, and conservative. Using this same 1 to 5 scale, where 1 is the most liberal position and 5 is the most conservative position, where would you rank these three friends when you think of their general political views? (Person C) (V44CRANC)
TOTAL%
1) Most liberal10310.6
2) 16717.1
3) Moderate37138.0
4) 18819.3
5) Most conservative14715.1
Missing575 
TOTAL976100.0
242) Would you say that they were very much interested, somewhat interested, or not much interested in the 1998 political campaigns? (Person A) (V45AINTA)
TOTAL%
1) Very much interested53747.6
2) Somewhat interested45540.3
3) Not much interested13712.1
Missing422 
TOTAL1129100.0
243) Would you say that they were very much interested, somewhat interested, or not much interested in the 1998 political campaigns? (Person B) (V45BINTB)
TOTAL%
1) Very much interested46144.2
2) Somewhat interested46744.7
3) Not much interested11611.1
Missing507 
TOTAL1044100.0
244) Would you say that they were very much interested, somewhat interested, or not much interested in the 1998 political campaigns? (Person C) (V45CINTC)
TOTAL%
1) Very much interested41643.0
2) Somewhat interested41142.5
3) Not much interested14114.6
Missing583 
TOTAL968100.0
245) Who do you think they voted for in the 1998 congressional (US House) election? (Person A) (V46AVOTA)
TOTAL%
1) Voted Democratic40238.7
2) Voted Republican52250.2
3) Voted Reform/independent555.3
4) Did not vote615.9
Missing511 
TOTAL1040100.0
246) Who do you think they voted for in the 1998 congressional (US House) election? (Person B) (V46BVOTB)
TOTAL%
1) Voted Democratic36138.7
2) Voted Republican45849.1
3) Voted Reform/independent353.8
4) Did not vote798.5
Missing618 
TOTAL933100.0
247) Who do you think they voted for in the 1998 congressional (US House) election? (Person C) (V46CVOTC)
TOTAL%
1) Voted Democratic34340.1
2) Voted Republican40747.6
3) Voted Reform/independent374.3
4) Did not vote688.0
Missing696 
TOTAL855100.0
248) The federal government should do more to solve social problems such as unemployment, poverty, and poor housing: Person A. (V47AAMOA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled51933.5
1) Strongly agree18712.1
2) Agree34021.9
3) Not sure/neutral17011.0
4) Disagree23014.8
5) Strongly disagree1056.8
TOTAL1551100.0
249) The federal government should do more to solve social problems such as unemployment, poverty, and poor housing: Person B. (V47ABMOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled61839.8
1) Strongly agree17311.2
2) Agree30719.8
3) Not sure/neutral17211.1
4) Disagree19812.8
5) Strongly disagree835.4
TOTAL1551100.0
250) The federal government should do more to solve social problems such as unemployment, poverty, and poor housing: Person C. (V47ACMOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled68043.8
1) Strongly agree1539.9
2) Agree27317.6
3) Not sure/neutral18511.9
4) Disagree17811.5
5) Strongly disagree825.3
TOTAL1551100.0
251) More environmental protection is needed, even if it raises prices or cuts jobs: Person A. (V47BAENA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled50632.6
1) Strongly agree1539.9
2) Agree34622.3
3) Not sure/neutral25416.4
4) Disagree21313.7
5) Strongly disagree795.1
TOTAL1551100.0
252) More environmental protection is needed, even if it raises prices or cuts jobs: Person B. (V47BBENB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled60739.1
1) Strongly agree1298.3
2) Agree31520.3
3) Not sure/neutral25016.1
4) Disagree18211.7
5) Strongly disagree684.4
TOTAL1551100.0
253) More environmental protection is needed, even if it raises prices or cuts jobs: Person C. (V47BCENC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled67443.5
1) Strongly agree1177.5
2) Agree27918.0
3) Not sure/neutral25916.7
4) Disagree15710.1
5) Strongly disagree654.2
TOTAL1551100.0
254) We need a federal law or amendment to permit prayer as a regular exercise in schools: Person A. (V47CAPRA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled50132.3
1) Strongly agree15510.0
2) Agree25516.4
3) Not sure/neutral23615.2
4) Disagree21213.7
5) Strongly disagree19212.4
TOTAL1551100.0
255) We need a federal law or amendment to permit prayer as a regular exercise in schools: Person B. (V47CBPRB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled58737.8
1) Strongly agree1399.0
2) Agree23415.1
3) Not sure/neutral22714.6
4) Disagree20513.2
5) Strongly disagree15910.3
TOTAL1551100.0
256) We need a federal law or amendment to permit prayer as a regular exercise in schools: Person C. (V47CCPRC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled66642.9
1) Strongly agree1177.5
2) Agree20713.3
3) Not sure/neutral22614.6
4) Disagree18111.7
5) Strongly disagree1549.9
TOTAL1551100.0
257) We need a federal law or amendment to prohibit all abortion unless necessary to save the life of the mother: Person A. (V47DAABA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled52633.9
1) Strongly agree15810.2
2) Agree16010.3
3) Not sure/neutral18111.7
4) Disagree26016.8
5) Strongly disagree26617.2
TOTAL1551100.0
258) We need a federal law or amendment to prohibit all abortion unless necessary to save the life of the mother: Person B. (V47DBABB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled60839.2
1) Strongly agree1409.0
2) Agree16810.8
3) Not sure/neutral17711.4
4) Disagree23415.1
5) Strongly disagree22414.4
TOTAL1551100.0
259) We need a federal law or amendment to prohibit all abortion unless necessary to save the life of the mother: Person C. (V47DCABC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled68244.0
1) Strongly agree1207.7
2) Agree1278.2
3) Not sure/neutral19612.6
4) Disagree20413.2
5) Strongly disagree22214.3
TOTAL1551100.0
260) Homosexuals should have all the same rights and privileges as other American citizens: Person A. (V47EAHOA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled52834.0
1) Strongly agree22614.6
2) Agree29519.0
3) Not sure/neutral21914.1
4) Disagree1449.3
5) Strongly disagree1399.0
TOTAL1551100.0
261) Homosexuals should have all the same rights and privileges as other American citizens: Person B. (V47EBHOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled61439.6
1) Strongly agree20813.4
2) Agree25316.3
3) Not sure/neutral22314.4
4) Disagree1308.4
5) Strongly disagree1237.9
TOTAL1551100.0
262) Homosexuals should have all the same rights and privileges as other American citizens: Person C. (V47ECHOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled67443.5
1) Strongly agree19212.4
2) Agree23515.2
3) Not sure/neutral22114.2
4) Disagree1197.7
5) Strongly disagree1107.1
TOTAL1551100.0
263) Public policy should discourage the ownership, access to, and use of handguns: Person A. (V47FAHGA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled50332.4
1) Strongly agree28018.1
2) Agree27717.9
3) Not sure/neutral1207.7
4) Disagree16910.9
5) Strongly disagree20213.0
TOTAL1551100.0
264) Public policy should discourage the ownership, access to, and use of handguns: Person B. (V47FBHGB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled59838.6
1) Strongly agree23515.2
2) Agree22914.8
3) Not sure/neutral15910.3
4) Disagree15710.1
5) Strongly disagree17311.2
TOTAL1551100.0
265) Public policy should discourage the ownership, access to, and use of handguns: Person C. (V47FCHGC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled67043.2
1) Strongly agree21714.0
2) Agree22114.2
3) Not sure/neutral1449.3
4) Disagree1429.2
5) Strongly disagree15710.1
TOTAL1551100.0
266) Blacks and other minorities may need special government help to achieve an equal place in America: Person A. (V47GABLA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled51633.3
1) Strongly agree553.5
2) Agree22414.4
3) Not sure/neutral25216.2
4) Disagree30419.6
5) Strongly disagree20012.9
TOTAL1551100.0
267) Blacks and other minorities may need special government help to achieve an equal place in America: Person B. (V47GBBLB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled61839.8
1) Strongly agree593.8
2) Agree18411.9
3) Not sure/neutral22514.5
4) Disagree28718.5
5) Strongly disagree17811.5
TOTAL1551100.0
268) Blacks and other minorities may need special government help to achieve an equal place in America: Person C. (V47GCBLC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled67443.5
1) Strongly agree543.5
2) Agree17911.5
3) Not sure/neutral20813.4
4) Disagree27117.5
5) Strongly disagree16510.6
TOTAL1551100.0
269) We need government-sponsored national health insurance so that everyone, even the poor, can get adequate medical care: Person A. (V47HAMEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled51533.2
1) Strongly agree19912.8
2) Agree36623.6
3) Not sure/neutral17411.2
4) Disagree17311.2
5) Strongly disagree1248.0
TOTAL1551100.0
270) We need government-sponsored national health insurance so that everyone, even the poor, can get adequate medical care: Person B. (V47HBMEB)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled60939.3
1) Strongly agree17811.5
2) Agree33021.3
3) Not sure/neutral17911.5
4) Disagree1499.6
5) Strongly disagree1066.8
TOTAL1551100.0
271) We need government-sponsored national health insurance so that everyone, even the poor, can get adequate medical care: Person C. (V47HCMEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled67043.2
1) Strongly agree16810.8
2) Agree29819.2
3) Not sure/neutral16710.8
4) Disagree1429.2
5) Strongly disagree1066.8
TOTAL1551100.0
272) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? A. Hunger and poverty (V48AHUNA)
TOTAL%
1) Very often1148.4
2) Often28320.9
3) Sometimes22616.7
4) Rarely53339.4
5) Never19714.6
Missing198 
TOTAL1353100.0
273) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? B. National defense (V48BHUNB)
TOTAL%
1) Very often30022.9
2) Often25019.1
3) Sometimes40631.0
4) Rarely16512.6
5) Never19014.5
Missing240 
TOTAL1311100.0
274) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? C. Women's issues (V48CHUNC)
TOTAL%
1) Very often31123.9
2) Often31424.1
3) Sometimes38529.5
4) Rarely15411.8
5) Never13910.7
Missing248 
TOTAL1303100.0
275) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? D. Civil rights (V48DPCIV)
TOTAL%
1) Very often20015.4
2) Often31324.1
3) Sometimes42032.3
4) Rarely26420.3
5) Never1037.9
Missing251 
TOTAL1300100.0
276) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? E. Gay rights (V48EPGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Very often42232.5
2) Often29122.4
3) Sometimes29622.8
4) Rarely14110.8
5) Never15011.5
Missing251 
TOTAL1300100.0
277) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? F. Homosexuality (V48FPHOM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often38930.0
2) Often30923.9
3) Sometimes30223.3
4) Rarely13710.6
5) Never15812.2
Missing256 
TOTAL1295100.0
278) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? G. Budget deficits, government spending (V48GPBUD)
TOTAL%
1) Very often35527.7
2) Often26820.9
3) Sometimes30223.6
4) Rarely16312.7
5) Never19415.1
Missing269 
TOTAL1282100.0
279) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? H. Environmental problems (V48HPENV)
TOTAL%
1) Very often22317.2
2) Often29923.1
3) Sometimes43133.3
4) Rarely22517.4
5) Never1169.0
Missing257 
TOTAL1294100.0
280) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? I. Abortion (V48IPABO)
TOTAL%
1) Very often37128.8
2) Often26220.3
3) Sometimes32525.2
4) Rarely14811.5
5) Never18414.3
Missing261 
TOTAL1290100.0
281) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? J. Gambling laws (V48JPGAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often41432.3
2) Often22517.6
3) Sometimes24218.9
4) Rarely1249.7
5) Never27621.5
Missing270 
TOTAL1281100.0
282) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? K. Prayer in public schools (V48KPPRA)
TOTAL%
1) Very often27821.7
2) Often23518.3
3) Sometimes35727.9
4) Rarely20816.2
5) Never20315.8
Missing270 
TOTAL1281100.0
283) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? L. Family problems in America (V48LPFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often1178.9
2) Often23818.2
3) Sometimes29522.5
4) Rarely48236.8
5) Never17813.6
Missing241 
TOTAL1310100.0
284) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? M. Unemployment, the economy (V48MPUNE)
TOTAL%
1) Very often21116.5
2) Often25219.7
3) Sometimes42833.5
4) Rarely25119.6
5) Never13610.6
Missing273 
TOTAL1278100.0
285) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? N. Capital punishment (V48NPCAP)
TOTAL%
1) Very often39331.2
2) Often25420.2
3) Sometimes29523.4
4) Rarely13110.4
5) Never18714.8
Missing291 
TOTAL1260100.0
286) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? O. Full communion with ELCA Lutherans (V48OPFUL)
TOTAL%
1) Very often20816.5
2) Often26020.6
3) Sometimes38330.4
4) Rarely27121.5
5) Never13911.0
Missing290 
TOTAL1261100.0
287) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? P. Education, Christian schools (V48PPEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Very often1269.8
2) Often24719.2
3) Sometimes34026.4
4) Rarely41832.5
5) Never15612.1
Missing264 
TOTAL1287100.0
288) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? Q. Crime and personal safety (V48QPCRI)
TOTAL%
1) Very often18614.4
2) Often25419.7
3) Sometimes41332.1
4) Rarely30423.6
5) Never13110.2
Missing263 
TOTAL1288100.0
289) How often have you heard your pastor discussing (preaching or not) the following political and social issues in the past year? R. Gun violence and gun control (V48RPGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often29923.3
2) Often26720.8
3) Sometimes36128.1
4) Rarely19615.3
5) Never16012.5
Missing268 
TOTAL1283100.0
290) Please tell us how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your church: A. Church's worship style(s) (V49ASWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied25317.2
2) Satisfied26217.8
3) Neutral815.5
4) Dissatisfied49233.5
5) Very dissatisfied38025.9
Missing83 
TOTAL1468100.0
291) Please tell us how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your church: B. Quality of the music (V49BSQUA)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied25417.3
2) Satisfied23015.7
3) Neutral1359.2
4) Dissatisfied39026.6
5) Very dissatisfied45531.1
Missing87 
TOTAL1464100.0
292) Please tell us how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your church: C. Worship performance of clergy (V49CSPER)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied28919.7
2) Satisfied20113.7
3) Neutral916.2
4) Dissatisfied38526.2
5) Very dissatisfied50134.2
Missing84 
TOTAL1467100.0
293) Please tell us how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your church: D. Messages of the sermons (V49DSMES)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied24416.7
2) Satisfied23315.9
3) Neutral1278.7
4) Dissatisfied40127.4
5) Very dissatisfied45731.3
Missing89 
TOTAL1462100.0
294) Please tell us how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your church: E. Availability of pastor for personal consultation (V49ESPER)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied24317.1
2) Satisfied17312.1
3) Neutral24617.3
4) Dissatisfied35424.8
5) Very dissatisfied40928.7
Missing126 
TOTAL1425100.0
295) Please tell us how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your church: F. Adult education opportunities (V49FSADU)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied14310.2
2) Satisfied26318.7
3) Neutral29420.9
4) Dissatisfied45132.0
5) Very dissatisfied25718.3
Missing143 
TOTAL1408100.0
296) Please tell us how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your church: G. Community outreach opportunities (V49GSCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied17512.4
2) Satisfied26819.0
3) Neutral26318.7
4) Dissatisfied47733.9
5) Very dissatisfied22616.0
Missing142 
TOTAL1409100.0
297) Please tell us how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your church: H. Spiritual development opportunities (V49HSDEV)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied14610.5
2) Satisfied27719.8
3) Neutral27219.5
4) Dissatisfied46933.6
5) Very dissatisfied23216.6
Missing155 
TOTAL1396100.0
298) Please tell us how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your church: I. The amount of time the clergy devote to political issues (preaching or not) (V49ISTIM)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied826.2
2) Satisfied20215.2
3) Neutral64648.8
4) Dissatisfied27620.8
5) Very dissatisfied1199.0
Missing226 
TOTAL1325100.0
299) Please tell us how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your church: J. The overall job the clergy is doing (V49JSOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied27318.7
2) Satisfied20514.1
3) Neutral1157.9
4) Dissatisfied38126.1
5) Very dissatisfied48533.2
Missing92 
TOTAL1459100.0
300) How much guidance does religion provide you in your daily life? (V50GUIDE)
TOTAL%
1) No guidance at all241.6
2) Some guidance33322.4
3) Quite a bit of guidance60740.9
4) A great deal of guidance52135.1
Missing66 
TOTAL1485100.0
301) On a scale from 1 to 5, where 1 is very liberal and 5 is very conservative, where would you place yourself in terms of your religious views? (V51RELV)
TOTAL%
1) Most liberal1067.5
2) 21715.3
3) Moderate68948.7
4) 22616.0
5) Most conservative15310.8
6) Don't know251.8
Missing135 
TOTAL1416100.0
302) Which view comes closest to your view of the Bible? (V52VIEWB)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.20413.8
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken word for word.127386.2
Missing74 
TOTAL1477100.0
303) How do you compare with your fellow church members on the items listed below? Please indicate whether they are similar or different, and if different how they differ from you. Circle the answer that best applies, and leave items blank if you don't know. A. In terms of their race/ethnicity (V53AMRAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled throughout17411.2
1) Same as me129683.6
2) Mostly white764.9
3) Mostly minority50.3
TOTAL1551100.0
304) How do you compare with your fellow church members on the items listed below? Please indicate whether they are similar or different, and if different how they differ from you. Circle the answer that best applies, and leave items blank if you don't know. B. In terms of their age (V53BMAGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled throughout28918.6
1) Same as me54835.3
2) Older38524.8
3) Younger32921.2
TOTAL1551100.0
305) How do you compare with your fellow church members on the items listed below? Please indicate whether they are similar or different, and if different how they differ from you. Circle the answer that best applies, and leave items blank if you don't know. C. In terms of their political beliefs (V53CMPOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled throughout68544.2
1) Same as me37123.9
2) More liberal1137.3
3) More moderate1298.3
4) More conservative25316.3
TOTAL1551100.0
306) How do you compare with your fellow church members on the items listed below? Please indicate whether they are similar or different, and if different how they differ from you. Circle the answer that best applies, and leave items blank if you don't know. D. Their party affiliation (V53DMPAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled throughout80752.0
1) Same as me35122.6
2) Republican27217.5
3) Independent161.0
4) Democratic1056.8
TOTAL1551100.0
307) How do you compare with your fellow church members on the items listed below? Please indicate whether they are similar or different, and if different how they differ from you. Circle the answer that best applies, and leave items blank if you don't know. E. In terms of their religious beliefs (V53EMREL)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled throughout43828.2
1) Same as me70245.3
2) More liberal775.0
3) More moderate1358.7
4) More conservative19912.8
TOTAL1551100.0
308) How do you compare with your fellow church members on the items listed below? Please indicate whether they are similar or different, and if different how they differ from you. Circle the answer that best applies, and leave items blank if you don't know. F. In terms of their social status/class (V53FMSOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled throughout33521.6
1) Same as me92659.7
2) Lower734.7
3) Higher21714.0
TOTAL1551100.0
309) How do you compare with your fellow church members on the items listed below? Please indicate whether they are similar or different, and if different how they differ from you. Circle the answer that best applies, and leave items blank if you don't know. G. In terms of where they live (V53GMLIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled throughout32521.0
1) Same as me68344.0
2) Farther from church22514.5
3) Closer to church31820.5
TOTAL1551100.0
310) Did your ministers do any of these activities in the PAST YEAR (preaching or not): A. Endorse a candidate (V54APAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151897.9
1) Yes (circled)332.1
TOTAL1551100.0
311) How often do your ministers generally engage in these activities?: A. Endorse a candidate (V54AFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very often56252.3
2) Often12211.4
3) Sometimes363.4
4) Rarely595.5
5) Never29527.5
Missing477 
TOTAL1074100.0
312) Did your ministers do any of these activities in the PAST YEAR (preaching or not): B. Pray for a candidate/party (V54BPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled144293.0
1) Yes (circled)1097.0
TOTAL1551100.0
313) How often do your ministers generally engage in these activities?: B. Pray for a candidate/party (V54BFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very often49945.9
2) Often968.8
3) Sometimes11710.8
4) Rarely827.6
5) Never29226.9
Missing465 
TOTAL1086100.0
314) Did your ministers do any of these activities in the PAST YEAR (preaching or not): C. Urge the church to register and vote (V54CPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled135287.2
1) Yes (circled)19912.8
TOTAL1551100.0
315) How often do your ministers generally engage in these activities?: C. Urge the church to register and vote (V54CFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very often26024.0
2) Often16715.4
3) Sometimes31128.7
4) Rarely14113.0
5) Never20318.8
Missing469 
TOTAL1082100.0
316) Did your ministers do any of these activities in the PAST YEAR (preaching or not): D. Urge the church to participate in politics (V54DPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled146794.6
1) Yes (circled)845.4
TOTAL1551100.0
317) How often do your ministers generally engage in these activities?: D. Urge the church to participate in politics (V54DFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very often39137.1
2) Often17316.4
3) Sometimes17716.8
4) Rarely817.7
5) Never23322.1
Missing496 
TOTAL1055100.0
318) Did your ministers do any of these activities in the PAST YEAR (preaching or not): E. Engage in political protest activities (V54EPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151997.9
1) Yes (circled)322.1
TOTAL1551100.0
319) How often do your ministers generally engage in these activities?: E. Engage in political protest activities (V54EFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very often58756.0
2) Often807.6
3) Sometimes656.2
4) Rarely535.1
5) Never26325.1
Missing503 
TOTAL1048100.0
320) Did your ministers do any of these activities in the PAST YEAR (preaching or not): F. Engage in other political activities (V54FPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled150797.2
1) Yes (circled)442.8
TOTAL1551100.0
321) How often do your ministers generally engage in these activities?: F. Engage in other political activities (V54FFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very often46646.5
2) Often14114.1
3) Sometimes11411.4
4) Rarely626.2
5) Never21921.9
Missing549 
TOTAL1002100.0
322) Did your ministers do any of these activities in the PAST YEAR (preaching or not): G. Organize political study or action groups in church (V54GPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled152498.3
1) Yes (circled)271.7
TOTAL1551100.0
323) How often do your ministers generally engage in these activities?: G. Organize political study or action groups in church (V54GFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very often53552.0
2) Often10910.6
3) Sometimes636.1
4) Rarely565.4
5) Never26625.9
Missing522 
TOTAL1029100.0
324) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): A. Hunger and poverty (V55AGHUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled132485.4
1) Circled22714.6
TOTAL1551100.0
325) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): B. Full communion with ELCA Lutherans/Episcopalians (V55BGFUL)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled140190.3
1) Circled1509.7
TOTAL1551100.0
326) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): C. Women's issues (V55CGWOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled148996.0
1) Circled624.0
TOTAL1551100.0
327) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): D. Environment (V55DGENV)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled148295.6
1) Circled694.4
TOTAL1551100.0
328) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): E. Gay rights (V55EGGAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151197.4
1) Circled402.6
TOTAL1551100.0
329) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): F. Candidate forums (V55FGCAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled154599.6
1) Circled60.4
TOTAL1551100.0
330) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): G. Economy (V55GGECO)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled151997.9
1) Circled322.1
TOTAL1551100.0
331) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): H. Abortion (V55HGABO)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled154299.4
1) Circled90.6
TOTAL1551100.0
332) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): I. Gambling (V55IGGAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled153999.2
1) Circled120.8
TOTAL1551100.0
333) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): J. Family problems (V55JGFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled134186.5
1) Circled21013.5
TOTAL1551100.0
334) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): K. General govt. and politics (V55KGGOV)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled153699.0
1) Circled151.0
TOTAL1551100.0
335) In the past year, have you attended any church adult education groups held about one of the following topics? (Circle as many as apply): L. Denominational issues (V55LGDEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled138789.4
1) Circled16410.6
TOTAL1551100.0
336) How often do you attend church services? (V56ATTC)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week1208.6
2) Every week31222.5
3) Almost every week49135.3
4) 1 2 times a month38627.8
5) A few times a year755.4
6) Never50.4
Missing162 
TOTAL1389100.0
337) How good a job are these (Episcopal Church institutions/ELCA divisions) and affiliated agencies doing their jobs?: A. Episcopal colleges and universities/ELCA colleges and universities (V57AGEPI)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent32926.3
2) Good897.1
3) Fair725.8
4) Poor34727.8
5) Don't Know41233.0
Missing302 
TOTAL1249100.0
338) How good a job are these (Episcopal Church institutions/ELCA divisions) and affiliated agencies doing their jobs?: B. Diocesan health and welfare agencies/ELCA social ministry organizations (V57BGDIO)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent31425.3
2) Good14211.4
3) Fair12610.1
4) Poor36129.1
5) Don't Know29924.1
Missing309 
TOTAL1242100.0
339) How good a job are these (Episcopal Church institutions/ELCA divisions) and affiliated agencies doing their jobs?: C. Episcopal Church Women/Lutheran World Relief (V57CGEPI)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent27121.0
2) Good18114.1
3) Fair1138.8
4) Poor38529.9
5) Don't Know33826.2
Missing263 
TOTAL1288100.0
340) How good a job are these (Episcopal Church institutions/ELCA divisions) and affiliated agencies doing their jobs?: D. Episcopal News Service/Lutheran Peace Fellowship (V57DGEPI)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent52945.1
2) Good16313.9
3) Fair11710.0
4) Poor16614.2
5) Don't Know19716.8
Missing379 
TOTAL1172100.0
341) How good a job are these (Episcopal Church institutions/ELCA divisions) and affiliated agencies doing their jobs?: E. Episcopal seminaries/ELCA seminaries (V57EGEPI)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent37230.6
2) Good14612.0
3) Fair1109.0
4) Poor29224.0
5) Don't Know29724.4
Missing334 
TOTAL1217100.0
342) How good a job are these (Episcopal Church institutions/ELCA divisions) and affiliated agencies doing their jobs?: F. Episcopal Office of Governmental Relations/Lutheran Office for Governmental Affairs (V57FGEPI)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent54448.3
2) Good655.8
3) Fair746.6
4) Poor11610.3
5) Don't Know32829.1
Missing424 
TOTAL1127100.0
343) How good a job are these (Episcopal Church institutions/ELCA divisions) and affiliated agencies doing their jobs?: G. Your Episcopal diocese/ Your ELCA synod (V57GGYOU)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent30123.7
2) Good24519.3
3) Fair19215.1
4) Poor37029.1
5) Don't Know16212.8
Missing281 
TOTAL1270100.0
344) How good a job are these (Episcopal Church institutions/ELCA divisions) and affiliated agencies doing their jobs?: H. National Council of Churches/National Council of Churches (V57HGNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent48841.4
2) Good1149.7
3) Fair13211.2
4) Poor16914.3
5) Don't Know27623.4
Missing372 
TOTAL1179100.0
345) How good a job are these (Episcopal Church institutions/ELCA divisions) and affiliated agencies doing their jobs?: I. World Council of Churches/World Council of Churches (V57IGWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent48542.0
2) Good1089.4
3) Fair11810.2
4) Poor15513.4
5) Don't Know28825.0
Missing397 
TOTAL1154100.0
346) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? A. The Episcopal Church should pursue agreements with as many denominations as possible. (V58AAGRE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree886.2
2) Agree26818.9
3) Not sure/neutral61143.2
4) Disagree36325.7
5) Strongly disagree856.0
Missing136 
TOTAL1415100.0
347) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? B. The Episcopal Church should lobby government. (V58BLOBG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1128.0
2) Agree35325.3
3) Not sure/neutral53738.5
4) Disagree30121.6
5) Strongly disagree916.5
Missing157 
TOTAL1394100.0
348) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? C. The Episcopal Church should adopt more liberal policies on homosexuality. (V58CLIBH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15210.8
2) Agree29721.1
3) Not sure/neutral50736.0
4) Disagree31922.7
5) Strongly disagree1329.4
Missing144 
TOTAL1407100.0
349) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? D. The Episcopal Church should enter into full communion with the ELCA Lutherans. (V58DENTF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1279.0
2) Agree25418.0
3) Not sure/neutral65646.6
4) Disagree26819.0
5) Strongly disagree1037.3
Missing143 
TOTAL1408100.0
350) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? E. The Episcopal Church should pursue union with breakaway Episcopal factions. (V58EPURU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree453.2
2) Agree19313.7
3) Not sure/neutral55639.5
4) Disagree47233.5
5) Strongly disagree14110.0
Missing144 
TOTAL1407100.0
351) What is your gender? (V59GEND)
TOTAL%
1) Male55736.6
2) Female96663.4
Missing28 
TOTAL1523100.0
352) What is the highest level of education that you have received? (V60EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school211.4
2) Finished high school or GED25016.4
3) Some college or associate's40426.4
4) Four-year college degree29019.0
5) More than four years of college56436.9
Missing22 
TOTAL1529100.0
353) What is your current employment status? (V61EMP)
TOTAL%
1) Employed82654.2
2) Unemployed261.7
3) Retired53435.1
4) Homemaker1379.0
Missing28 
TOTAL1523100.0
354) What is your current marital status? (V62MAR)
TOTAL%
1) Married118379.1
2) Single875.8
3) Divorced926.1
4) Widowed1349.0
Missing55 
TOTAL1496100.0
355) In what category does your total family income fall before taxes? (V63INC)
TOTAL%
1) Under $25,00016011.4
2) $25,000-$35,00015110.8
3) $35,000-$45,00018413.1
4) $45,000-$65,00028920.6
5) $65,000-$85,00019513.9
6) Over $85,00042130.1
Missing151 
TOTAL1400100.0
356) Compared to where you live now, when you were 16 years old were you living in... (V64LIV16)
TOTAL%
1) The same place1429.4
2) A different place in the same city/area34823.0
3) A different city48331.9
4) A different state54035.7
Missing38 
TOTAL1513100.0
357) On average, how many days a week do you do the following? (Please fill in from 0 to 7 days): A. Read the newspaper? (V66AREAD)
TOTAL%
0) 402.7
1) 1167.7
2) 956.3
3) 906.0
4) 422.8
5) 1197.9
6) 785.2
7) 92861.5
Missing43 
TOTAL1508100.0
358) On average, how many days a week do you do the following? (Please fill in from 0 to 7 days): B. Watch television news? (V66BWATC)
TOTAL%
0) 543.6
1) 704.6
2) 604.0
3) 775.1
4) 775.1
5) 18112.0
6) 966.4
7) 89559.3
Missing41 
TOTAL1510100.0
359) On average, how many days a week do you do the following? (Please fill in from 0 to 7 days): C. Watch religious television? (V66CRELT)
TOTAL%
0) 76965.8
1) 23119.8
2) 564.8
3) 252.1
4) 121.0
5) 161.4
6) 50.4
7) 544.6
Missing383 
TOTAL1168100.0
360) On average, how many days a week do you do the following? (Please fill in from 0 to 7 days): D. Listen to talk radio? (V66DLIST)
TOTAL%
0) 51240.6
1) 15412.2
2) 927.3
3) 786.2
4) 574.5
5) 15212.1
6) 282.2
7) 18814.9
Missing290 
TOTAL1261100.0
361) On average, how many days a week do you do the following? (Please fill in from 0 to 7 days): E. Listen to public radio? (V66ELISP)
TOTAL%
0) 30021.8
1) 18213.2
2) 1178.5
3) 745.4
4) 715.2
5) 14710.7
6) 433.1
7) 44132.1
Missing176 
TOTAL1375100.0
362) On average, how many days a week do you do the following? (Please fill in from 0 to 7 days): F. Listen to religious radio? (V66FLISR)
TOTAL%
0) 78568.7
1) 17415.2
2) 494.3
3) 383.3
4) 141.2
5) 332.9
6) 70.6
7) 423.7
Missing409 
TOTAL1142100.0
363) How would you classify your race? (V67RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White150198.3
2) African American20.1
3) Asian American50.3
4) Native American40.3
5) Hispanic40.3
6) Other110.7
Missing24 
TOTAL1527100.0
364) In what year were you born? (V68YEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15021943.40515
365) I-GENDER: What is your gender? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male55736.6
2) Female96663.4
Missing28 
TOTAL1523100.0
366) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education that you have received? (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school211.4
2) Finished high school or GED25016.4
3) Some college or associate's40426.4
4) Four-year college degree29019.0
5) More than four years of college56436.9
Missing22 
TOTAL1529100.0
367) I-MARITAL: What is your current marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married118379.1
2) Single875.8
3) Divorced926.1
4) Widowed1349.0
Missing55 
TOTAL1496100.0
368) I-INCOME: In what category does your total family income fall before taxes? (for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $25,00016011.4
2) $25,000-$35,00015110.8
3) $35,000-$45,00018413.1
4) $45,000-$65,00028920.6
5) $65,000-$85,00019513.9
6) Over $85,00042130.1
Missing151 
TOTAL1400100.0
369) I-RACE: How would you classify your race? (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White150198.3
2) African American20.1
3) Asian American50.3
4) Native American40.3
5) Hispanic40.3
6) Other110.7
Missing24 
TOTAL1527100.0