Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Jewish

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


All frequencies weighted by 251) WTRESP;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)
1) List (LIST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
2) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical Shabbat. For each day or time on a typical weekend, write in the number of worship services held on each day or time: Friday (FRISERVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451.100.49
3) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical Shabbat. For each day or time on a typical weekend, write in the number of worship services held on each day or time: Saturday (with a Bar/Bat Mitzvah) (SATABSER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451.130.80
4) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical Shabbat. For each day or time on a typical weekend, write in the number of worship services held on each day or time: Saturday (without a Bar/Bat Mitzvah) (SATANSER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.970.80
5) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical Shabbat. For each day or time on a typical weekend, write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on this day or time: Friday (FRIATT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94557.1978.34
6) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical Shabbat. For each day or time on a typical weekend, write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on this day or time: Saturday (with a Bar/Bat Mitzvah) (SATABATT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL945151.07123.28
7) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical Shabbat. For each day or time on a typical weekend, write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on this day or time: Saturday (without a Bar/Bat Mitzvah) (SATANATT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94557.4177.17
8) If you hold more than one service on a typical Shabbat, how different are these services from each other? (SIMSTYLE)
TOTAL%
1) We have only one service on a typical Shabbat58773.8
2) Very similar or identical in style172.1
3) One or more is somewhat different in style from the other(s)567
4) One or more very different in style from the other(s)13517
Missing174 
TOTAL795100.0
9) During the past five years, has your congregation changed the style of any of its weekend worship services or added a new service with a different style of worship? (WORSHCH)
TOTAL%
1) No change in style17819.1
2) Changed style a little22023.6
3) Changed style somewhat21923.5
4) Changed style a lot10311.1
5) Added a new service with a different style of worship21222.7
Missing19 
TOTAL932100.0
10) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Friday Evening 2010 (WORSH10F)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94557.4568.86
11) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Saturday Morning 2010 (WORSH10S)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94595.01101.85
12) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Friday Evening 2009 (WORSH09F)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94556.0167.64
13) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Saturday Morning 2009 (WORSH09S)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94594.60101.80
14) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Friday Evening 2008 (WORSH08F)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94555.8970.39
15) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Saturday Morning 2008 (WORSH08S)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94595.23102.20
16) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Friday Evening 2007 (WORSH07F)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94555.0565.71
17) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Saturday Morning 2007 (WORSH07S)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94596.01101.12
18) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Friday Evening 2006 (WORSH06F)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94554.5462.73
19) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Saturday Morning 2006 (WORSH06S)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94596.61100.93
20) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Friday Evening 2005 (WORSH05F)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94553.8262.53
21) So far in 2010 and for the past five years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Shabbat worship services. Estimate the attendance for all Shabbat services combined. Do not include weddings or funerals. Saturday Morning 2005 (WORSH05S)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94597.57102.26
22) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Shabbat worship services? Choir is a part of worship (CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) No86292.7
100) Yes687.3
Missing20 
TOTAL930100.0
23) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Shabbat worship services? Organ is a part of worship (ORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) No82689
100) Yes10211
Missing24 
TOTAL928100.0
24) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Shabbat worship services? Drums or other percussion instruments are a part of worship (DRUMS)
TOTAL%
0) No86293.1
100) Yes646.9
Missing24 
TOTAL926100.0
25) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Shabbat worship services? Electric guitar or bass are a part of worship (ELECTRIC)
TOTAL%
0) No85092.3
100) Yes717.7
Missing30 
TOTAL921100.0
26) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Shabbat worship services? Visual projection equipment is a part of worship (SCREEN)
TOTAL%
0) No90598.6
100) Yes131.4
Missing36 
TOTAL918100.0
27) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Shabbat worship services? Reading or performing by children or youth is a part of worship (KIDREAD)
TOTAL%
0) No71476.9
100) Yes21523.1
Missing22 
TOTAL929100.0
28) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Shabbat worship service? Worship is reverent (REVERENT)
TOTAL%
0) No49153.5
100) Yes42646.5
Missing36 
TOTAL917100.0
29) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Shabbat worship service? Filled with a sense of God's presence (GODTHERE)
TOTAL%
0) No50155
100) Yes41045
Missing41 
TOTAL911100.0
30) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Shabbat worship service? Worship is joyful (JOYFUL)
TOTAL%
0) No37240.3
100) Yes55259.7
Missing30 
TOTAL924100.0
31) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Shabbat worship service? Worship is innovative (INNOVATE)
TOTAL%
0) No72278.8
100) Yes19421.2
Missing37 
TOTAL916100.0
32) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Shabbat worship service? Worship is inspirational (INSPIRE)
TOTAL%
0) No49253.2
100) Yes43246.8
Missing28 
TOTAL924100.0
33) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Shabbat worship service? Worship is thought-provoking (THOUGHT)
TOTAL%
0) No45248.9
100) Yes47351.1
Missing28 
TOTAL925100.0
34) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Religious school (SSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
0) No14915.9
100) Yes78684.1
Missing13 
TOTAL935100.0
35) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
0) No86293.6
100) Yes596.4
Missing30 
TOTAL921100.0
36) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Adult text studies (ADLTSTDY)
TOTAL%
0) No41444.6
100) Yes51555.4
Missing21 
TOTAL929100.0
37) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Fellowships, trips or other social activities (FELLOWSH)
TOTAL%
0) No64569.1
100) Yes28830.9
Missing15 
TOTAL933100.0
38) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Music program (MUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) No66571.4
100) Yes26628.6
Missing18 
TOTAL931100.0
39) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Spiritual retreats (RETREAT)
TOTAL%
0) No88795.4
100) Yes434.6
Missing19 
TOTAL930100.0
40) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Support groups (bereavement, job loss, 12-step) (SUPPORTG)
TOTAL%
0) No83789.7
100) Yes9610.3
Missing18 
TOTAL933100.0
41) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Community service activities (COMMSERV)
TOTAL%
0) No48752.4
100) Yes44347.6
Missing18 
TOTAL930100.0
42) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Parenting or marriage enrichment activities (PARENT)
TOTAL%
0) No86893.3
100) Yes626.7
Missing19 
TOTAL930100.0
43) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Young adult activities or programs (YADULT)
TOTAL%
0) No72177.1
100) Yes21422.9
Missing13 
TOTAL935100.0
44) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Youth [teen] activities or programs (YOUTHACT)
TOTAL%
0) No43546.8
100) Yes49453.2
Missing21 
TOTAL929100.0
45) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? Team sports, fitness activities, exercise classes (SPORTS)
TOTAL%
0) No90597.3
100) Yes252.7
Missing19 
TOTAL930100.0
46) Overall, to what extent are your congregation's active participants involved in recruiting new people? Congregation's active participants are involved in recruiting new people [ISRAELACT] (ISRALACT)
TOTAL%
0) No66571.4
100) Yes26728.6
Missing17 
TOTAL932100.0
47) During the past 12 months, how often did your congregation hold special events or programs to attract people from the community (such as concerts, fairs, seminars, plays, special meals, etc.)? Held special events or programs to attract people (EVENTS)
TOTAL%
0) No44147.2
100) Yes49352.8
Missing15 
TOTAL934100.0
48) How are visitors contacted after they attend worship services or other activities? We rarely, if ever, have any visitors (NOVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) No89894.9
100) Yes485.1
TOTAL946100.0
49) How are visitors contacted after they attend worship services or other activities? We rarely, if ever, contact our visitors (NOCONTAC)
TOTAL%
0) No64668.3
100) Yes30031.7
TOTAL946100.0
50) How are visitors contacted after they attend worship services or other activities? We contact visitors by mail (BYMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) No72176.3
100) Yes22423.7
TOTAL945100.0
51) How are visitors contacted after they attend worship services or other activities? We contact visitors by phone (BYPHONE)
TOTAL%
0) No47950.7
100) Yes46649.3
TOTAL945100.0
52) How are visitors contacted after they attend worship services or other activities? We contact visitors by e-mail (BYEMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) No52956
100) Yes41644
TOTAL945100.0
53) How are visitors contacted after they attend worship services or other activities? We contact visitors by personal visit (BYVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) No88493.5
100) Yes616.5
TOTAL945100.0
54) How are visitors contacted after they attend worship services or other activities? We send materials about our congregation to our visitors (BYMATER)
TOTAL%
0) No54857.9
100) Yes39842.1
TOTAL946100.0
55) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Food pantry or soup kitchen-No (SOUP_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected72776.9
1) No21823.1
TOTAL945100.0
56) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Food pantry or soup kitchen-Provided directly (SOUP_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected60163.5
1) Provided directly34536.5
TOTAL946100.0
57) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Food pantry or soup kitchen-Together with another group (SOUP_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected52055
1) Together with another group42645
TOTAL946100.0
58) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Cash assistance for individuals or families-No (CASH_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected71575.6
1) No23124.4
TOTAL946100.0
59) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Cash assistance for individuals or families-Provided directly (CASH_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected32334.2
1) Provided directly62265.8
TOTAL945100.0
60) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Cash assistance for individuals or families-Together with another group (CASH_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected83688.5
1) Together with another group10911.5
TOTAL945100.0
61) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Day care, preschool, before- or after-school programs-No (DCARE_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected44947.5
1) No49752.5
TOTAL946100.0
62) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Day care, preschool, before- or after-school programs-Provided directly (DCARE_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected56659.8
1) Provided directly38040.2
TOTAL946100.0
63) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Day care, preschool, before- or after-school programs-Together with another group (DCARE_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected88593.6
1) Together with another group616.4
TOTAL946100.0
64) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Tutoring or literacy programs: No (TUTOR_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected31533.3
1) No63166.7
TOTAL946100.0
65) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Tutoring or literacy programs: Provided directly (TUTOR_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected73377.6
1) Provided directly21222.4
TOTAL945100.0
66) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Tutoring or literacy programs: Together with another group (TUTOR_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected85089.9
1) Together with another group9510.1
TOTAL945100.0
67) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Health education, clinics, [congregational nurse]: No (HEALTH_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected25326.8
1) No69273.2
TOTAL945100.0
68) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Health education, clinics, [congregational nurse]: Provided directly (HEALTHY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected79484
1) Provided directly15116
TOTAL945100.0
69) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Health education, clinics, [congregational nurse]: Together with another group (HEALTHY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected85390.2
1) Together with another group939.8
TOTAL946100.0
70) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Community organizing, organized social issue advocacy: No (COMORG_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected56659.8
1) No38040.2
TOTAL946100.0
71) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Community organizing, organized social issue advocacy: Provided directly (COMORGY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected63967.5
1) Provided directly30732.5
TOTAL946100.0
72) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Community organizing, organized social issue advocacy: Together with another group (COMORGY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected64067.7
1) Together with another group30632.3
TOTAL946100.0
73) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Job placement, job training, employment counseling: No (JOBED_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected34436.4
1) No60263.6
TOTAL946100.0
74) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Job placement, job training, employment counseling: Provided directly (JOBED_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected79483.9
1) Provided directly15216.1
TOTAL946100.0
75) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Job placement, job training, employment counseling: Together with another group (JOBED_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected74578.8
1) Together with another group20121.2
TOTAL946100.0
76) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Financial counseling or education: No (FINED_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected21222.4
1) No73477.6
TOTAL946100.0
77) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Financial counseling or education: Provided directly (FINED_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected85690.6
1) Provided directly899.4
TOTAL945100.0
78) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Financial counseling or education: Together with another group (FINED_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected82687.4
1) Together with another group11912.6
TOTAL945100.0
79) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Elderly or homebound programs: No (OLDPRO_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected47750.5
1) No46849.5
TOTAL945100.0
80) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Elderly or homebound programs: Provided directly (OLDPROY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected61364.9
1) Provided directly33235.1
TOTAL945100.0
81) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Elderly or homebound programs: Together with another group (OLDPROY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected79283.8
1) Together with another group15316.2
TOTAL945100.0
82) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Voter education or registration: No (VOTEED_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected13013.7
1) No81686.3
TOTAL946100.0
83) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Voter education or registration: Provided directly (VOTEEDY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected88393.4
1) Provided directly626.6
TOTAL945100.0
84) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Voter education or registration: Together with another group (VOTEEDY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected89394.5
1) Together with another group525.5
TOTAL945100.0
85) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Programs for migrants or immigrants: No (IMMPRO_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected10611.2
1) No83988.8
TOTAL945100.0
86) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Programs for migrants or immigrants: Provided directly (IMMPROY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected91296.4
1) Provided directly343.6
TOTAL946100.0
87) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Programs for migrants or immigrants: Together with another group (IMMPROY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected90295.3
1) Together with another group444.7
TOTAL946100.0
88) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Emphasize personal prayer, meditation, devotions or other spiritual practices (GOODPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) No71676.6
100) Yes21923.4
Missing15 
TOTAL935100.0
89) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Emphasize personal scripture or Bible study [Personal Torah study] (STUDYBIB)
TOTAL%
0) No66371.2
100) Yes26828.8
Missing19 
TOTAL931100.0
90) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Emphasize Keeping Shabbat holy [Observing special practices or restrictions on Shabbat] (GOODHOLY)
TOTAL%
0) No61666.5
100) Yes31133.5
Missing24 
TOTAL927100.0
91) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Emphasize observing dietary restrictions [Fasting] (GOODVEG)
TOTAL%
0) No76382.1
100) Yes16617.9
Missing23 
TOTAL929100.0
92) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Emphasize abstaining from premarital sex (NOSHACK)
TOTAL%
0) No90098.7
100) Yes121.3
Missing43 
TOTAL912100.0
93) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Emphasize parents talking with their children about being Jewish (PARENTS)
TOTAL%
0) No47651.2
100) Yes45448.8
Missing23 
TOTAL930100.0
94) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? E-mail (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected222.3
1) Uses email92497.7
TOTAL946100.0
95) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Website (WEBSITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected525.5
1) Uses a website89394.5
TOTAL945100.0
96) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Blogs (BLOGS)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected79484
1) Uses blogs15116
TOTAL945100.0
97) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Facebook or other social media (FACEBOOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected49252
1) Uses Facebook45448
TOTAL946100.0
98) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Podcasts (PODCASTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected89294.3
1) Uses podcasts545.7
TOTAL946100.0
99) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Other (OTHTECH)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected87192.1
1) Uses other technology757.9
TOTAL946100.0
100) Other technology mentioned (TECH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected93999.4
1) Other technology mentioned6.6
TOTAL945100.0
101) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Is like a close-knit family (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
0) No26027.9
100) Yes67172.1
Missing19 
TOTAL931100.0
102) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Is spiritually vital and alive (VITAL)
TOTAL%
0) No33836.3
100) Yes59263.7
Missing18 
TOTAL930100.0
103) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Has a clear mission and purpose (PURPOSE)
TOTAL%
0) No31433.7
100) Yes61766.3
Missing17 
TOTAL931100.0
104) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Is a 'moral beacon' in our community (BEACON)
TOTAL%
0) No39642.5
100) Yes53657.5
Missing17 
TOTAL932100.0
105) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Is willing to change to meet new challenges (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
0) No28230.3
100) Yes65069.7
Missing18 
TOTAL932100.0
106) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Wants to grow in membership [participants] (WANTGROW)
TOTAL%
0) No616.5
100) Yes87493.5
Missing13 
TOTAL935100.0
107) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Holds strong beliefs and values (BELIEFS)
TOTAL%
0) No18720.1
100) Yes74579.9
Missing17 
TOTAL932100.0
108) Celebrates denominational heritage (OKDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) No29831.9
100) Yes63668.1
Missing16 
TOTAL934100.0
109) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Wants to be racially and culturally diverse (DIVERSE)
TOTAL%
0) No37340.2
100) Yes55459.8
Missing21 
TOTAL927100.0
110) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Is working for social justice (JUSTICE)
TOTAL%
0) No31133.4
100) Yes61966.6
Missing20 
TOTAL930100.0
111) How would you describe the theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (THEOLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal16617.8
2) Somewhat liberal35538
3) Moderate26628.4
4) Somewhat conservative13013.9
5) Very conservative181.9
Missing15 
TOTAL935100.0
112) MemUnits3K (MEMUNIT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL945428.58439.49
113) How many persons (including children) regularly participate in worship or other religious activities in your congregation? (MEMBERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451133.741340.19
114) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: American Indian/Alaska Native (NATAMS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.181.09
115) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Asian (ASIANS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9455.9015.96
116) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (PACIFICI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.272.20
117) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Black or African American (BLACKS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9455.2255.91
118) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Hispanic or Latino/a (HISPANIC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9459.8641.78
119) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: White (WHITE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL945835.741049.71
120) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Biracial/multiracial (MULTI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94514.93122.61
121) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the percent who are: Senior adults, age 65 or older (SENIORS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94528.1520.19
122) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Adults, age 50-64 (MIDDLEAG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94524.1112.29
123) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Adults, age 35-49 (MEDADULT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94520.3212.52
124) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Younger adults, age 18-34 (YADULTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9457.776.44
125) Of your regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Children and youth, age 0-17 (KIDYTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94512.7110.95
126) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Female (FEMALES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94554.688.12
127) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: College graduates (COLLEGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94579.4119.15
128) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: New to this congregation in the past five years (NEWMEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94520.5015.76
129) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Life-long members of denomination (LIFELONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94554.0627.18
130) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Living within 15 minutes of this congregation's place of worship (NEARBY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94567.9225.08
131) How many people are associated in any way with the religious life of your congregation? (EVERYONE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451058.901428.38
132) Type of leadership structure (LEADTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) A principal rabbi with one or more assistant or associate rabbis22223.6
2) One principal rabbi with no assistant or associate rabbis63167.2
3) Co-principal rabbis (two or more rabbis sharing the leadership role equally)181.9
4) No principal rabbi at present. If you have no principal rabbi at present, skip to [During the past 12 months has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities?]687.2
Missing6 
TOTAL939100.0
133) Please describe the principal rabbi of your congregation: Age _____ years old (LEADAGE)
TOTAL%
23) 231.1
29) 292.2
30) 30101.1
31) 313.3
32) 327.8
33) 334.5
34) 345.6
35) 35161.8
36) 36141.6
37) 377.8
38) 38212.4
39) 39202.3
40) 40303.4
41) 41202.3
42) 42222.5
43) 43151.7
44) 44151.7
45) 45394.4
46) 46151.7
47) 47232.6
48) 48283.2
49) 49202.3
50) 50414.7
51) 51252.9
52) 52212.4
53) 53283.2
54) 54293.3
55) 55566.4
56) 56323.6
57) 57273.1
58) 58333.8
59) 59202.3
60) 60424.8
61) 61232.6
62) 62364.1
63) 63303.4
64) 64161.8
65) 65252.9
66) 66161.8
67) 6791
68) 684.5
69) 691.1
70) 707.8
71) 712.2
72) 725.6
73) 732.2
74) 742.2
75) 752.2
77) 771.1
78) 781.1
80) 801.1
82) 821.1
85) 851.1
999) No answer1.1
Missing82 
TOTAL877100.0
134) Please describe the principal rabbi of your congregation: (LEADSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male73785.1
2) Female12914.9
Missing88 
TOTAL866100.0
135) Please describe the principal rabbi of your congregation: Employment status (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time paid rabbi76187.5
2) Full-time unpaid rabbi2.2
3) Part-time paid rabbi10412
4) Part-time unpaid rabbi3.3
Missing84 
TOTAL870100.0
136) Please describe the principal rabbi of your congregation: Permanent or temporary status (CALL)
TOTAL%
1) Permanent rabbi82096.1
2) Interim rabbi172
3) Retired, serving as rabbi161.9
Missing107 
TOTAL853100.0
137) Please describe the principal rabbi of your congregation: Highest level of education (CLERGEDU)
TOTAL%
1) High school diploma or GED2.2
2) Some college or technical school; associate's degree4.5
3) College bachelor's degree698
4) Master's degree53061.5
5) Doctoral degree25729.8
Missing100 
TOTAL862100.0
138) Please describe the principal rabbi of your congregation: This person became the principal rabbi of your congregation in what year? (YEARCALL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451999.089.28
139) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent planning and leading worship (LEADWORS)
TOTAL%
0) No16018.6
100) Yes70181.4
Missing96 
TOTAL861100.0
140) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent developing and promoting a vision and purpose for the congregation (LEADVIS)
TOTAL%
0) No36542.4
100) Yes49557.6
Missing98 
TOTAL860100.0
141) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent recruiting and training lay leaders (DOEVAN)
TOTAL%
0) No61672.1
100) Yes23827.9
Missing107 
TOTAL854100.0
142) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent recruiting and training lay leaders (DOTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) No66677.3
100) Yes19622.7
Missing98 
TOTAL862100.0
143) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent providing pastoral care (visiting the sick, counseling people) (DOCARE)
TOTAL%
0) No21424.9
100) Yes64675.1
Missing97 
TOTAL860100.0
144) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent teaching people about Judaism and Torah (DOTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) No15718.3
100) Yes70181.7
Missing100 
TOTAL858100.0
145) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent leading small groups (for sharing, support, spiritual growth) (DOSMALL)
TOTAL%
0) No64374.8
100) Yes21725.2
Missing98 
TOTAL860100.0
146) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent in administration, supervision and committee meetings (DOADMIN)
TOTAL%
0) No43650.7
100) Yes42449.3
Missing97 
TOTAL860100.0
147) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent representing the congregation in the community (DOREPRES)
TOTAL%
0) No31937.1
100) Yes54162.9
Missing96 
TOTAL860100.0
148) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent engaging youth and young adults (WORKYADS)
TOTAL%
0) No48055.8
100) Yes38044.2
Missing98 
TOTAL860100.0
149) How much time does your principal rabbi spend in the following areas? Time spent dealing with conflict and disagreements (DEALARGU)
TOTAL%
0) No55965.5
100) Yes29534.5
Missing104 
TOTAL854100.0
150) During the past three years, has your principal rabbi met regularly with other rabbis or ministers in a small group for continuing education and support? (SPEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67078
2) No18922
Missing106 
TOTAL859100.0
151) If Yes, for how long has your leader participated in such a group? _____ years (YEARSMET)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9455.508.06
152) If Yes, for how long has your leader participated in such a group? _____ months (MONTHMET)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.562.02
153) Rabbiweds3k (RABBIWED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9457.158.24
154) Mixeds3k (MIXED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451.133.04
155) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Full-time paid employees; ordained professionals (rabbis and cantors) (FULLORD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451.080.97
156) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Part-time paid employees; ordained professionals (rabbis and cantors) (PARTORD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.200.56
157) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Full-time paid employees; cantors with investiture (professional training) (FULLCANT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.410.54
158) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Part-time paid employees; cantors with investiture (professional training) (PARTCANT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.170.40
159) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Full-time paid employees; lay administrative professionals (FULLADM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.911.49
160) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Part-time paid employees; lay administrative professionals (PARTADM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.150.67
161) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Full-time paid employees; lay program professionals (including musicians) (FULLPROG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.442.01
162) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Part-time paid employees; lay program professionals (including musicians) (PARTPROG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.601.81
163) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Full-time paid employees; educators (principal, teachers, etc.) (FULLEDU)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9454.8015.63
164) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Part-time paid employees; educators (principal, teachers, etc.) (PARTEDU)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9457.0113.22
165) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Full-time paid employees; clerical or secretarial employees (FULLSEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451.953.06
166) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Part-time paid employees; clerical or secretarial employees (PARTSEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.671.06
167) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Full-time paid employees; custodial or maintenance employees (FULLCUST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451.653.15
168) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Part-time paid employees; custodial or maintenance employees (PARTCUST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.821.33
169) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Full-time paid employees; other employees of the congregation (FULLOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9450.905.42
170) How many people are employed by your congregation including your principal rabbi? Write in number of: Part-time paid employees; other employees of the congregation (PARTOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451.466.90
171) Do the same people tend to serve in volunteer leadership roles year after year, or does your congregation rotate volunteer service among a larger number of people? (MIXVOLS)
TOTAL%
1) The same people tend to serve15516.5
2) Although there is some rotation, it tends to be among a limited number of people63567.6
3) We have a lot of rotation among persons in volunteer leadership roles15016
Missing7 
TOTAL940100.0
172) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? No involvement in joint worship services with other denominations or faith groups (JOINT_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected65369.1
1) No involvement29230.9
TOTAL945100.0
173) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Yes, joint worship services with other groups in your faith tradition (JOINT_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected56259.4
1) Yes, with other denominations38440.6
TOTAL946100.0
174) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Yes, joint worship services with other faith traditions (JOINT_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected44046.6
1) Yes, with other faith groups50553.4
TOTAL945100.0
175) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Joint celebrations, fairs, meals or cultural events: No (CELEB_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected71475.5
1) No23224.5
TOTAL946100.0
176) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Joint celebrations, fairs, meals or cultural events with other denominations: Yes (CELEB_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected49152
1) Yes, with other denominations45448
TOTAL945100.0
177) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Joint celebrations, fairs, meals or cultural events with other faith groups: Yes (CELEB_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected52956
1) Yes, with other faith groups41644
TOTAL945100.0
178) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Educational or fellowship activities: No (EDFEL_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected70274.3
1) No24325.7
TOTAL945100.0
179) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Educational or fellowship activities with other denominations: Yes (EDFEL_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected49352.2
1) Yes, with other denominations45247.8
TOTAL945100.0
180) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Educational or fellowship activities with other faith groups: Yes (EDFEL_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected51954.9
1) Yes, with other faith groups42645.1
TOTAL945100.0
181) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Community service activities: No (COMM_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected76380.7
1) No18219.3
TOTAL945100.0
182) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Community service activities with other denominations: Yes (COMM_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected52055
1) Yes, with other denominations42645
TOTAL946100.0
183) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following interfaith activities? Community service activities with other faith groups: Yes (COMM_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected36338.4
1) Yes, with other faith groups58361.6
TOTAL946100.0
184) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget: No (CONCASHN)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected64568.3
1) No30031.7
TOTAL945100.0
185) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget: Yes, but it was not serious (CONCASH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected57660.9
1) Yes, but it was not serious37039.1
TOTAL946100.0
186) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget: Yes, some people left (CONCASH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected80284.8
1) Yes, some people left14415.2
TOTAL946100.0
187) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget: Yes, some people withheld donations (CONCASH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected82186.8
1) Yes, some people withheld donations12513.2
TOTAL946100.0
188) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget: Yes, leader or staff member left (CONCASH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected88593.6
1) Yes, leader or staff member left616.4
TOTAL946100.0
189) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? How worship is conducted: No (CONWORSN)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected56159.3
1) No38540.7
TOTAL946100.0
190) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? How worship is conducted: Yes, but it was not serious (CONWORS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected59663
1) Yes, but it was not serious35037
TOTAL946100.0
191) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? How worship is conducted: Yes, some people left (CONWORS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected78182.6
1) Yes, some people left16517.4
TOTAL946100.0
192) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? How worship is conducted: Yes, some people withheld donations (CONWORS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected91596.7
1) Yes, some people withheld donations313.3
TOTAL946100.0
193) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? How worship is conducted: Yes, leader or staff member left (CONWORS4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected92197.4
1) Yes, leader or staff member left252.6
TOTAL946100.0
194) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Program priorities: No (CONPROGN)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected44547.1
1) No50052.9
TOTAL945100.0
195) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Program priorities: Yes, but it was not serious (CONPROG1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected62365.9
1) Yes, but it was not serious32334.1
TOTAL946100.0
196) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Program priorities: Yes, some people left (CONPROG2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected88193.1
1) Yes, some people left656.9
TOTAL946100.0
197) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Program priorities: Yes, some people withheld donations (CONPROG3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected92798
1) Yes, some people withheld donations192
TOTAL946100.0
198) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Program priorities: Yes, leader or staff member left (CONPROG4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected93198.5
1) Yes, leader or staff member left141.5
TOTAL945100.0
199) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Actions of denomination or supervisory body: No (CONSYNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected29431.1
1) No65168.9
TOTAL945100.0
200) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Actions of denomination or supervisory body: Yes, but it was not serious (CONSYN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected77181.5
1) Yes, but it was not serious17518.5
TOTAL946100.0
201) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Actions of denomination or supervisory body: Yes, some people left (CONSYN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected88793.9
1) Yes, some people left586.1
TOTAL945100.0
202) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Actions of denomination or supervisory body: Yes, some people withheld donations (CONSYN3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected92898.1
1) Yes, some people withheld donations181.9
TOTAL946100.0
203) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Actions of denomination or supervisory body: Yes, leader or staff member left (CONSYN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected92898.2
1) Yes, leader or staff member left171.8
TOTAL945100.0
204) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Rabbi's leadership style: No (CONLEADN)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected48251
1) No46449
TOTAL946100.0
205) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Rabbi's leadership style: Yes, but it was not serious (CONLEAD1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected75379.7
1) Yes, but it was not serious19220.3
TOTAL945100.0
206) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Rabbi's leadership style: Yes, some people left (CONLEAD2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected74378.6
1) Yes, some people left20221.4
TOTAL945100.0
207) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Rabbi's leadership style: Yes, some people withheld donations (CONLEAD3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected89294.3
1) Yes, some people withheld donations545.7
TOTAL946100.0
208) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Rabbi's leadership style: Yes, leader or staff member left (CONLEAD4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected86491.4
1) Yes, leader or staff member left818.6
TOTAL945100.0
209) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Rabbi's personal behavior: No (CONLACTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected28229.8
1) No66470.2
TOTAL946100.0
210) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Rabbi's personal behavior: Yes, but it was not serious (CONLACT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected85490.4
1) Yes, but it was not serious919.6
TOTAL945100.0
211) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Rabbi's personal behavior: Yes, some people left (CONLACT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected82287
1) Yes, some people left12313
TOTAL945100.0
212) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Rabbi's personal behavior: Yes, some people withheld donations (CONLACT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected90896.1
1) Yes, some people withheld donations373.9
TOTAL945100.0
213) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Rabbi's personal behavior: Yes, leader or staff member left (CONLACT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected89494.5
1) Yes, leader or staff member left525.5
TOTAL946100.0
214) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Member's personal behavior: No (CONMACTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected42544.9
1) No52155.1
TOTAL946100.0
215) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Member's personal behavior: Yes, but it was not serious (CONMACT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected72176.2
1) Yes, but it was not serious22523.8
TOTAL946100.0
216) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Member's personal behavior: Yes, some people left (CONMACT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected81986.7
1) Yes, some people left12613.3
TOTAL945100.0
217) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Member's personal behavior: Yes, some people withheld donations (CONMACT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected91596.8
1) Yes, some people withheld donations303.2
TOTAL945100.0
218) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Member's personal behavior: Yes, leader or staff member left (CONMACT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected90395.6
1) Yes, leader or staff member left424.4
TOTAL945100.0
219) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Use of facilities: No (CONFACNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected32133.9
1) No62566.1
TOTAL946100.0
220) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Use of facilities: Yes, but it was not serious (CONFAC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected70174.2
1) Yes, but it was not serious24425.8
TOTAL945100.0
221) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Use of facilities: Yes, some people left (CONFAC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected91496.6
1) Yes, some people left323.4
TOTAL946100.0
222) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Use of facilities: Yes, some people withheld donations (CONFAC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected92998.2
1) Yes, some people withheld donations171.8
TOTAL946100.0
223) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Use of facilities: Yes, leader or staff member left (CONFAC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected94399.7
1) Yes, leader or staff member left3.3
TOTAL946100.0
224) What was the approximate dollar amount of your congregation's total budget for 2009? (Do not count funds for capital improvements or primary/secondary schools) _____ (BUDGET)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451191947.421379960.28
225) Of this total budget amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). Staff salaries and benefits (PCTSTAFF)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94543.4126.88
226) Of this total budget amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). Building operations (utilities, mortgage, insurance, maintenance, etc.) (PCTBLDGR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94518.5915.22
227) Of this total budget amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). Program support and materials (for religious school, evangelism, education, etc.) (PCTPROG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9459.499.44
228) Of this total budget amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). Denominational dues (PCTDENOM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9453.583.85
229) Of this total budget amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). All other expenditures (PCTOTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9454.887.44
230) How would you describe your congregation's financial health today and five years ago? Today (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty16918.5
2) In some difficulty23425.6
3) Tight, but we manage35438.7
4) Good11612.7
5) Excellent414.5
Missing41 
TOTAL914100.0
231) How would you describe your congregation's financial health today and five years ago? 2005 (FINAN05)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty697.6
2) In some difficulty16017.7
3) Tight, but we manage33537.1
4) Good26028.8
5) Excellent808.8
Missing52 
TOTAL904100.0
232) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation's income? (ECONOMY)
TOTAL%
1) Our income declined a lot30132.6
2) Our income declined a little42946.5
3) Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded788.5
4) No significant change in income9610.4
5) Our income has grown182
Missing34 
TOTAL922100.0
233) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Impact on Congregational Staff and Operations: Staff layoffs or furloughs (LAYOFFS)
TOTAL%
0) No70378
100) Yes19822
Missing55 
TOTAL901100.0
234) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Impact on Congregational Staff and Operations: Staff salary reductions or salary freeze (PAYCUTS)
TOTAL%
0) No44349
100) Yes46251
Missing50 
TOTAL905100.0
235) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Impact on Congregational Staff and Operations: Delays in filling staff positions (DELAYS)
TOTAL%
0) No71280.3
100) Yes17519.7
Missing71 
TOTAL887100.0
236) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Impact on Congregational Staff and Operations: Funds available from investments or savings account (INVEST)
TOTAL%
0) No43548.8
100) Yes45651.2
Missing73 
TOTAL891100.0
237) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Impact on Congregational Staff and Operations: Funds available for denominational dues (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) No63772.1
100) Yes24627.9
Missing80 
TOTAL883100.0
238) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Impact on Congregational Staff and Operations: Capital campaign or building program (CAPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) No48555.1
100) Yes39644.9
Missing85 
TOTAL881100.0
239) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Impact on Individuals: Requests for pastoral counseling (COUNSEL)
TOTAL%
0) No50457.3
100) Yes37542.7
Missing103 
TOTAL879100.0
240) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Impact on Individuals: Requests for cash assistance (CASHNEED)
TOTAL%
0) No46852.8
100) Yes41847.2
Missing95 
TOTAL886100.0
241) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Impact on Individuals: Requests for emergency housing (HOUSNEED)
TOTAL%
0) No78890.5
100) Yes839.5
Missing111 
TOTAL871100.0
242) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Impact on Individuals: Unemployment among members (NOWORK)
TOTAL%
0) No39244.4
100) Yes49155.6
Missing91 
TOTAL883100.0
243) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (YRORG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9451937.2142.54
244) How would you describe the location of your place of worship? (PLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area or open country181.9
2) Village or town with a population of less than 10,000535.7
3) Small city or large town with a population of 10,000 to 50,00024326
4) Downtown or central area of a large city with a population of 50,000 or more919.7
5) Older residential area of a large city with a population of 50,000 or more18820.1
6) Older suburb around a large city with a population of 50,000 or more24025.7
7) Newer suburb around a large city with a population of 50,000 or more10210.9
Missing12 
TOTAL935100.0
245) What is the approximate seating capacity of the space where your largest worship service is held? (SEATING)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL945572.64532.26
246) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation? Space for worship (WORSHSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much less than we need343.6
2) Slightly less than we need10511.2
3) Just about right51054.5
4) Slightly more than we need16617.7
5) Much more than we need12112.9
Missing12 
TOTAL936100.0
247) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation? Space for parking (PARKSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much less than we need21723.6
2) Slightly less than we need21723.6
3) Just about right38141.5
4) Slightly more than we need657.1
5) Much more than we need384.1
Missing32 
TOTAL918100.0
248) I am a(n)... (If retired, please answer with respect to your major career during your work life.) (ROLE)
TOTAL%
1) Senior rabbi or solo rabbi of the congregation36939.3
2) Rabbi serving in another congregational position242.6
3) Rabbi serving in another capacity5.5
4) Cantor222.3
5) Executive director of the congregation939.9
6) Educational administrator212.2
7) Classroom teacher3.3
8) Youth group leader4.4
9) Another Jewish educator3.3
10) Another Jewish communal professional6.6
11) President of the congregation20722.1
12) Another lay leader in the congregation687.2
13) All others11312
Missing12 
TOTAL938100.0
249) I am a(n)... (If retired, please answer with respect to your major career during your work life.) Other (ROLEOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
250) What is your congregation's specific denomination? (e.g., Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, Reconstructionist, Independent Minyan, etc.) (DENOM)
TOTAL%
2) Conservative46449.1
3) Reform48150.9
TOTAL945100.0
251) Weight (WTRESP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0.7780.407
252) How many persons (including children) regularly participate in worship or other religious activities in your congregation? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SIZPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) 1-100788.8
2) 101-50029333.2
3) 501-1,00018420.9
4) 1,001-2,00019722.3
5) 2,001 or more13014.7
Missing103 
TOTAL882100.0
253) How would you describe the theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal16617.8
2) Somewhat liberal35538
3) Moderate26628.4
4) Somewhat or very conservative14815.8
Missing15 
TOTAL935100.0