A Study of the North American Hispanic Adventist Church - Adult Survey, 1994

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I help others with their religious questions and struggles. (HLPQUEST)
TOTAL%
1) Never true894.3
2) Rarely true22110.7
3) Sometimes true60529.2
4) Often true52625.4
5) Always true63330.5
Missing69 
TOTAL2074100.0
2) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I seek out opportunities to help me grow spiritually. (HLPGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Never true522.5
2) Rarely true1356.5
3) Sometimes true33816.3
4) Often true54726.3
5) Always true100648.4
Missing65 
TOTAL2078100.0
3) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I feel a deep sense of responsibility for reducing pain and suffering in the world. (PAINSUFF)
TOTAL%
1) Never true623.0
2) Rarely true1366.6
3) Sometimes true42920.8
4) Often true53125.7
5) Always true90643.9
Missing79 
TOTAL2064100.0
4) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I give significant portions of time and money to help other people. (HLPOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Never true904.3
2) Rarely true34916.9
3) Sometimes true65231.5
4) Often true58728.3
5) Always true39319.0
Missing72 
TOTAL2071100.0
5) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I feel God's presence in my relationships with other people. (FEELPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Never true271.3
2) Rarely true1296.1
3) Sometimes true48422.8
4) Often true69232.6
5) Always true79037.2
Missing21 
TOTAL2122100.0
6) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- My life is filled with meaning and purpose. (LIFEPURP)
TOTAL%
1) Never true321.5
2) Rarely true683.2
3) Sometimes true21210.0
4) Often true39818.8
5) Always true141266.5
Missing21 
TOTAL2122100.0
7) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I care a great deal about reducing poverty in my country. (REPOVERT)
TOTAL%
1) Never true1467.0
2) Rarely true22010.5
3) Sometimes true46422.2
4) Often true50424.1
5) Always true75836.2
Missing51 
TOTAL2092100.0
8) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I try to apply my faith to political and social issues. (APPFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true37317.8
2) Rarely true28013.4
3) Sometimes true37117.7
4) Often true45621.7
5) Always true61729.4
Missing46 
TOTAL2097100.0
9) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- My life is committed to Jesus Christ. (COMMITLI)
TOTAL%
1) Never true291.4
2) Rarely true452.1
3) Sometimes true22310.5
4) Often true44220.9
5) Always true137665.1
Missing28 
TOTAL2115100.0
10) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I talk with other people about my faith. (TLKFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Never true422.0
2) Rarely true1557.3
3) Sometimes true38117.9
4) Often true63629.9
5) Always true91142.9
Missing18 
TOTAL2125100.0
11) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I have a real sense that God is guiding me. (GODGUIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Never true311.5
2) Rarely true291.4
3) Sometimes true1145.4
4) Often true27813.1
5) Always true167478.7
Missing17 
TOTAL2126100.0
12) How true are each of these statements for you? Be as honest as possible, describing how true it really is and not how true you would like it to be. -- I am spiritually moved by the beauty of God's creation. (GODBEAUT)
TOTAL%
1) Never true261.2
2) Rarely true200.9
3) Sometimes true602.8
4) Often true1929.0
5) Always true182886.0
Missing17 
TOTAL2126100.0
13) Are you male or female? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male91844.8
2) Female113055.2
Missing95 
TOTAL2048100.0
14) If you had a birthday party and invited your five best friends (excluding relatives), how many would be people who are Adventist? (ADFRIEND)
TOTAL%
1) One713.6
2) Two1477.5
3) Three32316.4
4) Four35017.8
5) Five107354.6
Missing179 
TOTAL1964100.0
15) What type of school are you attending? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) I am not in school158482.0
2) Adventist elementary school90.5
3) Public elementary school392.0
4) A non-Adventist religiously related elementary school20.1
5) Adventist high school or academy100.5
6) Public high school713.7
7) A non-Adventist religiously related high school50.3
8) Adventist college/university472.4
9) Non-Adventist college/university1658.5
Missing211 
TOTAL1932100.0
16) Indicate the HIGHEST level of education completed -- By you. (EDUCATIO)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling713.9
2) Grade school35619.8
3) High school57932.2
4) Some college43824.3
5) Graduated from college26614.8
6) Master's degree633.5
7) Postgraduate (Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., etc)271.5
Missing343 
TOTAL1800100.0
17) Indicate the HIGHEST level of education completed -- By your mother. (MOMEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling45428.2
2) Grade school78148.6
3) High school24315.1
4) Some college593.7
5) Graduated from college493.0
6) Master's degree181.1
7) Postgraduate (Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., etc)40.2
Missing535 
TOTAL1608100.0
18) Indicate the HIGHEST level of education completed -- By your father. (DADEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling39525.4
2) Grade school71345.9
3) High school24515.8
4) Some college875.6
5) Graduated from college734.7
6) Master's degree231.5
7) Postgraduate (Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., etc)171.1
Missing590 
TOTAL1553100.0
19) How many years of Adventist education have you had? (YRSADVEN)
TOTAL%
1) None142667.9
2) 1 to 428613.6
3) 5 to 81577.5
4) 9 to 121004.8
5) 13 to 16633.0
6) Over 16673.2
Missing44 
TOTAL2099100.0
20) Who was the first person in your family to attend college? (FRSTNCOL)
TOTAL%
1) No one48923.9
2) Myself36017.6
3) My son(s) or daughter(s)24912.2
4) One or both of my parents1999.7
5) A brother or sister52925.8
6) Other family member22110.8
Missing96 
TOTAL2047100.0
21) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Andrews University (ANDREWS)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there985.6
2) Considered attending/or sending my children26115.0
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children68539.3
4) Never heard of it69740.0
Missing402 
TOTAL1741100.0
22) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Atlantic Union College (ATLANTIC)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there402.8
2) Considered attending/or sending my children775.3
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children42529.4
4) Never heard of it90662.6
Missing695 
TOTAL1448100.0
23) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Canadian Union college (CANADIAN)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there292.1
2) Considered attending/or sending my children181.3
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children20214.6
4) Never heard of it113982.1
Missing755 
TOTAL1388100.0
24) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Columbia Union College (COLUMBIA)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there372.6
2) Considered attending/or sending my children483.4
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children29821.2
4) Never heard of it102372.8
Missing737 
TOTAL1406100.0
25) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- La Sierra University (LASIERRA)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there624.2
2) Considered attending/or sending my children15510.5
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children42628.9
4) Never heard of it83056.3
Missing670 
TOTAL1473100.0
26) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Loma Linda University (LOMALIND)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there513.3
2) Considered attending/or sending my children28418.2
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children73246.9
4) Never heard of it49331.6
Missing583 
TOTAL1560100.0
27) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Oakwood College (OAKWOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there332.4
2) Considered attending/or sending my children181.3
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children29221.0
4) Never heard of it104875.3
Missing752 
TOTAL1391100.0
28) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Pacific Union College (PACIFIC)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there463.2
2) Considered attending/or sending my children1268.7
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children46332.1
4) Never heard of it80956.0
Missing699 
TOTAL1444100.0
29) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Southern College (SOUTHERN)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there483.4
2) Considered attending/or sending my children1037.3
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children29020.5
4) Never heard of it97768.9
Missing725 
TOTAL1418100.0
30) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Southwestern SDA College (SWSDA)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there513.6
2) Considered attending/or sending my children503.6
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children23616.9
4) Never heard of it106175.9
Missing745 
TOTAL1398100.0
31) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Union College (UNION)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there332.3
2) Considered attending/or sending my children382.7
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children31822.6
4) Never heard of it101772.3
Missing737 
TOTAL1406100.0
32) How acquainted are you with the following Adventist colleges and universities? -- Walla Walla College (WALLAWAL)
TOTAL%
1) Studied or study there392.7
2) Considered attending/or sending my children1137.8
3) Know the school but never considered attending or sending my children45531.4
4) Never heard of it84158.1
Missing695 
TOTAL1448100.0
33) How often have you done each of the following during the last 12 months? -- Tried directly to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ (BLVCHRST)
TOTAL%
1) Never904.3
2) 1-10 times88942.2
3) 11-20 times40819.4
4) 21-39 times23811.3
5) 40 or more times48122.8
Missing37 
TOTAL2106100.0
34) How often have you done each of the following during the last 12 months? -- Told others about the work of God in your life (GODSWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Never1155.5
2) 1-10 times70333.4
3) 11-20 times37317.7
4) 21-39 times29514.0
5) 40 or more times61629.3
Missing41 
TOTAL2102100.0
35) How often have you done each of the following during the last 12 months? -- Tried directly to encourage someone to join the Adventist Church (JOINADVN)
TOTAL%
1) Never23010.9
2) 1-10 times93244.3
3) 11-20 times31314.9
4) 21-39 times1979.4
5) 40 or more times43020.5
Missing41 
TOTAL2102100.0
36) How often do you do each of the following? -- Pray or meditate, other than at church or before meals (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never281.3
2) Less than 3 times a month643.0
3) Several times a week23711.1
4) Once a day28113.2
5) More than once a day151671.3
Missing17 
TOTAL2126100.0
37) How often do you do each of the following? -- Watch religious programs on television or listen to religious radio programs (PROGRAMS)
TOTAL%
1) Never36817.7
2) Less than 3 times a month62530.1
3) Several times a week48423.3
4) Once a day22510.8
5) More than once a day37217.9
Missing69 
TOTAL2074100.0
38) How often do you do each of the following? -- Read the Bible on my own (READBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Never733.5
2) Less than 3 times a month25112.0
3) Several times a week60829.0
4) Once a day66131.5
5) More than once a day50524.1
Missing45 
TOTAL2098100.0
39) How often do you do each of the following? -- Read the writings of Ellen White (RDWHITE)
TOTAL%
1) Never38018.1
2) Less than 3 times a month74635.6
3) Several times a week50224.0
4) Once a day24911.9
5) More than once a day21710.4
Missing49 
TOTAL2094100.0
40) How often do you do each of the following? -- Read religious magazines, newspapers, or books (RDRELIGN)
TOTAL%
1) Never1698.1
2) Less than 3 times a month70033.4
3) Several times a week65731.3
4) Once a day29414.0
5) More than once a day27813.3
Missing45 
TOTAL2098100.0
41) The authority of the writings of Ellen White for SDAs today should be: (AUTWHITE)
TOTAL%
1) Uncertain401.9
2) Of no validity80.4
3) No more than that of other religious writers such as Luther1195.7
4) Of equal value, but subordinate to the Scriptures144169.6
5) Equal to the Scriptures39519.1
6) Higher than the Scriptures110.5
7) I don't know her572.8
Missing72 
TOTAL2071100.0
42) Overall, how meaningful is the Sabbath in your life? (SABBATH)
TOTAL%
1) It is not meaningful in my life.80.4
2) It is somewhat meaningful in my life.1547.3
3) It is very meaningful in my life.195392.3
Missing28 
TOTAL2115100.0
43) How well do you support the church financially? (SUPPCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Do not support the church271.3
2) Seldom give tithe and offerings25011.9
3) Faithful offering and no tithe1768.4
4) Faithful tithe and no offering1969.3
5) Faithful tithe and offering145569.2
Missing39 
TOTAL2104100.0
44) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- I know that to be saved I have to live by God's rules. (GODSRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree622.9
2) Disagree884.1
3) I'm not sure251.2
4) Agree31014.6
5) Strongly agree164277.2
Missing16 
TOTAL2127100.0
45) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- I know that God loves me no matter what I do. (GODLOVES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1677.9
2) Disagree1346.3
3) I'm not sure622.9
4) Agree28013.2
5) Strongly agree147269.6
Missing28 
TOTAL2115100.0
46) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- There is nothing I can do to earn salvation. (SALVATIO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree66732.1
2) Disagree33816.3
3) I'm not sure954.6
4) Agree23411.3
5) Strongly agree74335.8
Missing66 
TOTAL2077100.0
47) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The more I follow Adventist standards and practices, the more likely it is that I will be saved. (FLLOWADV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1949.2
2) Disagree27513.0
3) I'm not sure1487.0
4) Agree47122.2
5) Strongly agree103048.6
Missing25 
TOTAL2118100.0
48) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The way to be accepted by God is to try sincerely to live a good life. (GODACCPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1929.1
2) Disagree25011.8
3) I'm not sure552.6
4) Agree43220.4
5) Strongly agree119156.2
Missing23 
TOTAL2120100.0
49) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The main emphasis of the gospel is on God's rules for right living. (GOSPELS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1376.5
2) Disagree21610.2
3) I'm not sure813.8
4) Agree44921.2
5) Strongly agree123158.2
Missing29 
TOTAL2114100.0
50) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- I am loved by God even when I sin. (LOVESIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree341.6
2) Disagree351.7
3) I'm not sure532.5
4) Agree39718.8
5) Strongly agree159375.4
Missing31 
TOTAL2112100.0
51) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- More should be done to have women in key leadership positions in the local Conference, Union, and Division. (WOMNLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1547.3
2) Disagree1969.2
3) I'm not sure59728.2
4) Agree67631.9
5) Strongly agree49623.4
Missing24 
TOTAL2119100.0
52) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Men should have equal responsibility for taking care of house chores. (EQULRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree281.3
2) Disagree653.1
3) I'm not sure984.6
4) Agree77536.5
5) Strongly agree115854.5
Missing19 
TOTAL2124100.0
53) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Our church is involved with the community around the church. (COMMUNIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree482.3
2) Disagree1004.7
3) I'm not sure28513.4
4) Agree74835.2
5) Strongly agree94144.3
Missing21 
TOTAL2122100.0
54) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Personal success is a sign of God's blessing. (SUCCESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1386.5
2) Disagree28013.1
3) I'm not sure1919.0
4) Agree44320.8
5) Strongly agree108050.7
Missing11 
TOTAL2132100.0
55) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood (RACIALMV)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong122658.6
2) Often wrong33215.9
3) Not sure31014.8
4) Often right1657.9
5) Always right602.9
Missing50 
TOTAL2093100.0
56) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- A company paying women employees less than men employees for similar work (LESSPAY)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong144468.5
2) Often wrong31114.7
3) Not sure1386.5
4) Often right1296.1
5) Always right874.1
Missing34 
TOTAL2109100.0
57) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Passing laws to make it illegal to discriminate against women and minorities (DISCRIMI)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong68432.5
2) Often wrong1456.9
3) Not sure1456.9
4) Often right27212.9
5) Always right85640.7
Missing41 
TOTAL2102100.0
58) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Encourage individual church members to support local social reforms to relieve poverty and hunger (REFORMS)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong1266.0
2) Often wrong753.6
3) Not sure23010.9
4) Often right54425.8
5) Always right113753.8
Missing31 
TOTAL2112100.0
59) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Abortion when a doctor says the baby is likely to be born with a serious handicap (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong75536.0
2) Often wrong21110.1
3) Not sure54325.9
4) Often right32015.3
5) Always right26912.8
Missing45 
TOTAL2098100.0
60) In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Sexual intercourse by two unmarried persons who love each other (PREMARIT)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong175583.5
2) Often wrong1386.6
3) Not sure834.0
4) Often right522.5
5) Always right733.5
Missing42 
TOTAL2101100.0
61) What is your understanding of the role that men and women should have in the home? (MENSROLE)
TOTAL%
1) The role of the man is to be the head of the house and the woman is to obey the man in all things.693.4
2) The man is the head of the house and the woman has a voice in some decision making.1286.3
3) The man is the head of the house and the woman has a voice in all decision making.70534.7
4) Men and women are equal and share equally in all decision-making.113155.6
Missing110 
TOTAL2033100.0
62) What is your understanding of the role that women should have in the church? -- Women can only serve in non-ordained leadership positions in the church (deaconess, sabbath school teachers, etc). (NONORDAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes127063.2
2) No73936.8
Missing134 
TOTAL2009100.0
63) What is your understanding of the role that women should have in the church? -- Women can serve as ordained elders. (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52726.2
2) No148273.8
Missing134 
TOTAL2009100.0
64) What is your understanding of the role that women should have in the church? -- Women can serve as non-ordained pastors. (NONORDAI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29014.4
2) No171985.6
Missing134 
TOTAL2009100.0
65) What is your understanding of the role that women should have in the church? -- Women can serve as ordained pastors. (ORDPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45222.5
2) No155777.5
Missing134 
TOTAL2009100.0
66) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- God created the world in six 24-hour days. (GODCREAT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this1155.4
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing311.5
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this311.5
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing1718.1
5) I definitely believe this176983.6
Missing26 
TOTAL2117100.0
67) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- Jesus will come back to earth again and take the righteous to heaven. (RIGHTEOU)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this170.8
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing40.2
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this40.2
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing301.4
5) I definitely believe this208397.4
Missing5 
TOTAL2138100.0
68) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The Ten Commandments still apply to us today. (COMMANDM)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this100.5
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing100.5
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this60.3
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing411.9
5) I definitely believe this205696.8
Missing20 
TOTAL2123100.0
69) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The true Sabbath is the seventh day-Saturday. (TSABBATH)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this70.3
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing20.1
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this50.2
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing140.7
5) I definitely believe this210998.7
Missing6 
TOTAL2137100.0
70) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The investigative or pre-advent judgment in heaven began in 1844. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this693.3
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing462.2
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this1276.1
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing26312.5
5) I definitely believe this159375.9
Missing45 
TOTAL2098100.0
71) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- When people die, they remain in the grave until the resurrection. (RESSUREC)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this271.3
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing90.4
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this110.5
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing502.3
5) I definitely believe this203695.5
Missing10 
TOTAL2133100.0
72) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The wicked will not burn forever but will be totally destroyed. (WICKED)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this1426.8
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing683.2
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this713.4
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing28313.5
5) I definitely believe this153973.2
Missing40 
TOTAL2103100.0
73) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- Ellen G. White fulfilled Bible predictions that God would speak through the gift of prophecy in the last days. (EGWHITE)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this361.7
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing170.8
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this974.6
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing21710.2
5) I definitely believe this175482.7
Missing22 
TOTAL2121100.0
74) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The Seventh-day Adventist Church is God's true last-day church with a message to prepare the world for the second coming of Christ. (LASTDAY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this150.7
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing90.4
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this361.7
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing994.6
5) I definitely believe this197592.5
Missing9 
TOTAL2134100.0
75) How strongly do you believe each of the following statements? -- The body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, and we are responsible in every area of life for its care. (BODYCARE)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely do not believe this50.2
2) I am uncertain but lean toward not believing20.1
3) I am uncertain whether or not I believe this20.1
4) I am uncertain but lean toward believing251.2
5) I definitely believe this209298.4
Missing17 
TOTAL2126100.0
76) At what age did you join the Seventh-day Adventist church (through baptism or profession of faith)? (AGEJOIN)
TOTAL%
1) I have not been baptized311.5
2) Under 91828.7
3) 10-1334416.4
4) 14-1724411.6
5) 18-2125812.3
6) 22-2530014.3
7) Over 2674135.3
Missing43 
TOTAL2100100.0
77) Where were you baptized? (BAPTIZED)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I am not baptized412.0
2) In a country outside of the United States80638.5
3) In the United States124959.6
Missing47 
TOTAL2096100.0
78) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- Programs at my church are interesting. (INTEREST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree251.2
2) Disagree1296.1
3) I'm not sure1507.1
4) Agree95845.1
5) Strongly agree86340.6
Missing18 
TOTAL2125100.0
79) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- Programs at my church make me think. (THINK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree271.3
2) Disagree793.7
3) I'm not sure1476.9
4) Agree91643.2
5) Strongly agree95244.9
Missing22 
TOTAL2121100.0
80) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- My teachers or adult leaders know me very well. (KNOWME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree592.8
2) Disagree1426.7
3) I'm not sure48723.1
4) Agree59428.2
5) Strongly agree82839.2
Missing33 
TOTAL2110100.0
81) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I am proud of being a Seventh-day Adventist. (PROUDSDA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree130.6
2) Disagree110.5
3) I'm not sure703.3
4) Agree29714.1
5) Strongly agree172181.5
Missing31 
TOTAL2112100.0
82) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- The leaders at my church are warm and friendly toward the youth. (FRIENDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree391.8
2) Disagree1326.2
3) I'm not sure30314.3
4) Agree76936.3
5) Strongly agree87841.4
Missing22 
TOTAL2121100.0
83) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I don't participate in church programs because I don't speak Spanish well. (SPANISH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree128463.0
2) Disagree47823.5
3) I'm not sure934.6
4) Agree974.8
5) Strongly agree854.2
Missing106 
TOTAL2037100.0
84) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I look forward to going to church. (GOCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree170.8
2) Disagree211.0
3) I'm not sure502.4
4) Agree33916.1
5) Strongly agree168379.8
Missing33 
TOTAL2110100.0
85) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I have been put down because I don't speak good Spanish. (DNTSPEAK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree148971.9
2) Disagree35717.2
3) I'm not sure894.3
4) Agree753.6
5) Strongly agree602.9
Missing73 
TOTAL2070100.0
86) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I go to church because I want to. (WANTTOGO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree170.8
2) Disagree170.8
3) I'm not sure211.0
4) Agree21310.1
5) Strongly agree185187.4
Missing24 
TOTAL2119100.0
87) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- I would like to serve the church in some capacity as a denominational employee in the future. (DENOMINA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree793.8
2) Disagree1045.0
3) I'm not sure51424.8
4) Agree54426.3
5) Strongly agree83040.1
Missing72 
TOTAL2071100.0
88) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- It encourages me to ask questions. (QUESTION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree472.2
2) Disagree1195.7
3) I'm not sure23811.4
4) Agree88642.3
5) Strongly agree80538.4
Missing48 
TOTAL2095100.0
89) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- The church should provide bilingual programs (Sabbath school classes, sermons) for those Latinos who don't understand Spanish. (BILINGUA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1878.9
2) Disagree1607.6
3) I'm not sure23211.1
4) Agree68732.7
5) Strongly agree83239.7
Missing45 
TOTAL2098100.0
90) Think about the local church you attend. How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? -- An important part of the mission of the Latino church is to preserve and promote Latino language and culture (LATINO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1657.8
2) Disagree1738.2
3) I'm not sure23511.1
4) Agree55126.1
5) Strongly agree99046.8
Missing29 
TOTAL2114100.0
91) How do you describe yourself? (BACKGROU)
TOTAL%
0) Mexican-American1718.5
1) Mexican64231.8
2) Cuban-American462.3
3) Cuban934.6
4) Puerto Rican-American1246.1
5) Puerto Rican1929.5
6) Dominican1406.9
7) Central American (specify country)39719.7
8) South American (specify country)1748.6
9) Other391.9
Missing125 
TOTAL2018100.0
92) What is your sexual preference? (PREFEREN)
TOTAL%
1) Heterosexual ("straight")200298.6
3) Lesbian10.0
4) Bi-sexual60.3
5) I am not sure of my sexual identity211.0
Missing113 
TOTAL2030100.0
93) How old are you? (AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 13 or younger70.3
2) 14-17241.1
3) 18-21512.4
4) 22-251446.8
5) 26-2929113.7
6) 30-3329714.0
7) 34-3728213.3
8) 38-4124711.7
9) 42-452109.9
10) 46-491537.2
11) 50-531155.4
12) 54-571014.8
13) 58-61713.3
14) 62-65512.4
15) 66 and over763.6
Missing23 
TOTAL2120100.0
94) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To spend time helping people (HELPPEOP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important50.2
2) Somewhat important1738.2
3) Not sure351.7
4) Quite important103048.7
5) Extremely important87241.2
Missing28 
TOTAL2115100.0
95) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To live my life according to Adventist standards (LIVEADVN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important100.5
2) Somewhat important783.7
3) Not sure381.8
4) Quite important69833.0
5) Extremely important129161.0
Missing28 
TOTAL2115100.0
96) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To help people who are poor or hungry (HELPPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important50.2
2) Somewhat important1235.8
3) Not sure321.5
4) Quite important80838.3
5) Extremely important113954.1
Missing36 
TOTAL2107100.0
97) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To have lots of money (HAVEMONE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important77537.2
2) Somewhat important78237.5
3) Not sure1567.5
4) Quite important30814.8
5) Extremely important633.0
Missing59 
TOTAL2084100.0
98) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To be active in the Adventist Church (ACTIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important130.6
2) Somewhat important1346.3
3) Not sure532.5
4) Quite important85340.4
5) Extremely important106150.2
Missing29 
TOTAL2114100.0
99) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To use my skills to help others have a better life (HELPOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important50.2
2) Somewhat important1336.3
3) Not sure331.6
4) Quite important87641.5
5) Extremely important106450.4
Missing32 
TOTAL2111100.0
100) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To show love to other people (SHOWLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important10.0
2) Somewhat important411.9
3) Not sure50.2
4) Quite important50524.0
5) Extremely important155373.8
Missing38 
TOTAL2105100.0
101) Listed below are goals that some people say are important to them. For each of these, indicate how important the goal is for you. -- To help promote social equality (PROMOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important572.7
2) Somewhat important2049.7
3) Not sure1738.2
4) Quite important78337.1
5) Extremely important89142.3
Missing35 
TOTAL2108100.0
102) How often do you attend church? (ATTENDCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.0
2) Less than once a month40.2
3) About once a month40.2
4) Two or three times a month602.9
5) About once a week76036.2
6) Several times a week or more127160.5
Missing43 
TOTAL2100100.0
103) Is your spouse a Seventh-day Adventist? (SPOUSSDA)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I am not married39819.2
2) Yes143268.9
3) No24711.9
Missing66 
TOTAL2077100.0
104) Are or were your parents Seventh-day Adventists? (PARENSDA)
TOTAL%
1) No one in my family is or was an Adventist.52325.5
2) I am the only Adventist in my family.39919.5
3) My father is or was but not my mother.422.0
4) My mother is or was but not my father.44721.8
5) Both parents are or were Adventists.63931.2
Missing93 
TOTAL2050100.0
105) Overall, how important is religion in your life? (IMPORTNT)
TOTAL%
1) It is the least important influence in my life.120.6
2) It is one of the least important influences in my life.40.2
3) It is a somewhat important influence in my life.612.9
4) It is one of the most important influences in my life.44521.0
5) It is the most important influence in my life.159375.3
Missing28 
TOTAL2115100.0
106) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Pastor (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply432.1
2) Not at all914.4
3) Not too much21710.6
4) Somewhat72035.0
5) Very much98447.9
Missing88 
TOTAL2055100.0
107) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Church worship (CHWRSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply120.6
2) Not at all221.1
3) Not too much713.4
4) Somewhat51425.0
5) Very much144069.9
Missing84 
TOTAL2059100.0
108) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Sabbath school program and classes (SASCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply160.8
2) Not at all331.6
3) Not too much1115.4
4) Somewhat66932.5
5) Very much123159.8
Missing83 
TOTAL2060100.0
109) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- A close friend (FRNDEVLP)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply39419.7
2) Not at all20810.4
3) Not too much33917.0
4) Somewhat56428.2
5) Very much49424.7
Missing144 
TOTAL1999100.0
110) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Community outreach programs (OUTREACH)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply28814.3
2) Not at all28614.2
3) Not too much46623.2
4) Somewhat62231.0
5) Very much34617.2
Missing135 
TOTAL2008100.0
111) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Youth Meetings ("Sociedad de jovenes") (YOUTHHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply673.3
2) Not at all1386.8
3) Not too much38018.6
4) Somewhat83841.0
5) Very much61930.3
Missing101 
TOTAL2042100.0
112) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Personal prayer and Bible study (BIBLSTUD)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply120.6
2) Not at all160.8
3) Not too much422.0
4) Somewhat26512.6
5) Very much177084.1
Missing38 
TOTAL2105100.0
113) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Evangelistic or revival meetings (EVANGHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply673.2
2) Not at all592.9
3) Not too much1567.6
4) Somewhat55426.9
5) Very much122659.5
Missing81 
TOTAL2062100.0
114) How much have each of the following helped you develop your religious faith? -- Adventist education (ADVENHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply54326.5
2) Not at all1366.6
3) Not too much1507.3
4) Somewhat38518.8
5) Very much83840.8
Missing91 
TOTAL2052100.0
115) About how much money did your family or household earn last year? (Answer this question even if you're single and independent.) (MONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,00021210.8
2) $5,000 - $9,99927814.1
3) $10,000 - $14,99934417.4
4) $15,000 - $24,99946123.4
5) $25,000 - $34,99928014.2
6) $35,000 - $49,99923912.1
7) $50,000 - $74,9991196.0
8) $75,000 or more392.0
Missing171 
TOTAL1972100.0
116) Which of the following best applies to you? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single and never married24211.6
2) Single, but living with someone in a committed relationship190.9
3) Married (first marriage)136665.4
4) Separated803.8
5) Divorced, now single1014.8
6) Divorced, and remarried1939.2
7) Widowed, now single633.0
8) Widowed, and remarried241.1
Missing55 
TOTAL2088100.0
117) In general, what language do you read and speak? (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish55326.4
2) Spanish better than English87541.7
3) Both equally46922.4
4) English better than Spanish1828.7
5) Only English180.9
Missing46 
TOTAL2097100.0
118) In what language do you usually think? (LANGTHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish74935.8
2) Spanish better than English72534.7
3) Both equally42420.3
4) English better than Spanish1497.1
5) Only English452.2
Missing51 
TOTAL2092100.0
119) What language do you usually speak at home? (LANGHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish93644.7
2) Spanish more than English72434.6
3) Both equally27012.9
4) English more than Spanish1346.4
5) Only English311.5
Missing48 
TOTAL2095100.0
120) What language do you usually speak with your friends? (LANGFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish74935.8
2) Spanish better than English73535.2
3) Both equally37517.9
4) English better than Spanish1818.7
5) Only English502.4
Missing53 
TOTAL2090100.0
121) Were each of the following people born in the United States -- Yourself? (SELFBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26113.3
2) No164984.1
3) Don't Know512.6
Missing182 
TOTAL1961100.0
122) Were each of the following people born in the United States -- Your mother? (MOMBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1377.5
2) No167591.7
3) Don't Know150.8
Missing316 
TOTAL1827100.0
123) Were each of the following people born in the United States -- Your father? (DADBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1226.7
2) No167892.4
3) Don't Know170.9
Missing326 
TOTAL1817100.0
124) Were each of the following people born in the United States -- At least one of your grandparents? (GPBORNUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1106.0
2) No163189.5
3) Don't Know824.5
Missing320 
TOTAL1823100.0
125) How long have you lived in the United States? (LIVEINUS)
TOTAL%
1) Less than a year803.8
2) 1 - 5 years38718.5
3) 6 - 10 years36717.5
4) 11 - 15 years40319.2
5) 16 - 20 years or more64931.0
6) I was born in the United States2089.9
Missing49 
TOTAL2094100.0
126) How many times have you moved in the last five years? (Not counting vacations or brief trips.) (TIMEMOVE)
TOTAL%
0) None76035.9
1) One47222.3
2) Two35316.7
3) Three27713.1
4) Four1115.2
5) Five572.7
6) More than 5894.2
Missing24 
TOTAL2119100.0
127) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Smoke or chew tobacco (SMOKECHW)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree198394.4
2) I tend to disagree180.9
3) I'm not sure80.4
4) I tend to agree100.5
5) I definitely agree823.9
Missing42 
TOTAL2101100.0
128) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Drink alcohol (beer, liquor, wine, etc) (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree193792.4
2) I tend to disagree462.2
3) I'm not sure241.1
4) I tend to agree150.7
5) I definitely agree753.6
Missing46 
TOTAL2097100.0
129) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Wearing jewelry (chains, rings, earrings, etc) (JEWELRY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree161877.2
2) I tend to disagree22510.7
3) I'm not sure914.3
4) I tend to agree954.5
5) I definitely agree673.2
Missing47 
TOTAL2096100.0
130) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Listening to rock music (ROCKMUSI)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree170881.5
2) I tend to disagree1929.2
3) I'm not sure803.8
4) I tend to agree562.7
5) I definitely agree602.9
Missing47 
TOTAL2096100.0
131) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Dancing (DANCING)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree158275.4
2) I tend to disagree23611.2
3) I'm not sure1266.0
4) I tend to agree924.4
5) I definitely agree623.0
Missing45 
TOTAL2098100.0
132) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Attending movie theaters (MOVIES)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree133363.6
2) I tend to disagree30214.4
3) I'm not sure21610.3
4) I tend to agree1728.2
5) I definitely agree723.4
Missing48 
TOTAL2095100.0
133) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Using illegal drugs (marijuana, cocaine, etc) (USEDRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree199795.4
2) I tend to disagree120.6
3) I'm not sure100.5
4) I tend to agree30.1
5) I definitely agree723.4
Missing49 
TOTAL2094100.0
134) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Having sex only in marriage (SEXONLY)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree1456.9
2) I tend to disagree281.3
3) I'm not sure311.5
4) I tend to agree773.7
5) I definitely agree181686.6
Missing46 
TOTAL2097100.0
135) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Eating "unclean" meats (DRTYMEAT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree176084.3
2) I tend to disagree753.6
3) I'm not sure311.5
4) I tend to agree391.9
5) I definitely agree1828.7
Missing56 
TOTAL2087100.0
136) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Being vegetarian (VEGETARI)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree602.9
2) I tend to disagree934.4
3) I'm not sure1909.1
4) I tend to agree75235.9
5) I definitely agree100247.8
Missing46 
TOTAL2097100.0
137) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Observing the Sabbath (OBSRVSAB)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree311.5
2) I tend to disagree40.2
3) I'm not sure221.0
4) I tend to agree673.2
5) I definitely agree197694.1
Missing43 
TOTAL2100100.0
138) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Wearing modest clothes (MODESTCL)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree422.0
2) I tend to disagree201.0
3) I'm not sure422.0
4) I tend to agree29714.2
5) I definitely agree168980.8
Missing53 
TOTAL2090100.0
139) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Engaging in competitive sports (COMPETIT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree26012.5
2) I tend to disagree24912.0
3) I'm not sure34516.6
4) I tend to agree71834.5
5) I definitely agree50924.5
Missing62 
TOTAL2081100.0
140) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Exercising daily (EXERCISE)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree412.0
2) I tend to disagree201.0
3) I'm not sure653.1
4) I tend to agree57727.6
5) I definitely agree138466.3
Missing56 
TOTAL2087100.0
141) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Wearing a wedding ring (WEARRING)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree90143.3
2) I tend to disagree22110.6
3) I'm not sure29514.2
4) I tend to agree38018.3
5) I definitely agree28213.6
Missing64 
TOTAL2079100.0
142) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Wearing make-up (WEARMKUP)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree72234.8
2) I tend to disagree35016.9
3) I'm not sure29814.4
4) I tend to agree55226.6
5) I definitely agree1547.4
Missing67 
TOTAL2076100.0
143) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Using drinks that contain caffeine (CAFFEINE)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree128961.5
2) I tend to disagree36917.6
3) I'm not sure1577.5
4) I tend to agree1748.3
5) I definitely agree1065.1
Missing48 
TOTAL2095100.0
144) As an Adventist, how much do you agree or disagree with the following practices? -- Masturbating (MASTURBT)
TOTAL%
1) I definitely disagree165279.8
2) I tend to disagree1336.4
3) I'm not sure1497.2
4) I tend to agree582.8
5) I definitely agree783.8
Missing73 
TOTAL2070100.0
145) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not use tobacco. (NOTOBACC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced1406.7
2) Somewhat strictly enforced542.6
3) I'm not sure291.4
4) Quite strictly enforced1225.8
5) Very strictly enforced176083.6
Missing38 
TOTAL2105100.0
146) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not drink beer or liquor. (NOALCOHO)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced1497.1
2) Somewhat strictly enforced683.2
3) I'm not sure401.9
4) Quite strictly enforced1587.5
5) Very strictly enforced168580.2
Missing43 
TOTAL2100100.0
147) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not wear jewelry (chains, rings, earrings, etc). (NOJEWLRY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced1989.5
2) Somewhat strictly enforced1587.6
3) I'm not sure793.8
4) Quite strictly enforced29314.0
5) Very strictly enforced136165.2
Missing54 
TOTAL2089100.0
148) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not listen to rock music. (NOMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced22210.6
2) Somewhat strictly enforced22710.9
3) I'm not sure1145.5
4) Quite strictly enforced31815.2
5) Very strictly enforced120957.8
Missing53 
TOTAL2090100.0
149) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not dance. (NOTDANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced1929.2
2) Somewhat strictly enforced1657.9
3) I'm not sure1296.2
4) Quite strictly enforced29914.3
5) Very strictly enforced130662.5
Missing52 
TOTAL2091100.0
150) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not attend movie theaters. (NOMOVIES)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced26312.6
2) Somewhat strictly enforced21710.4
3) I'm not sure1587.6
4) Quite strictly enforced30614.7
5) Very strictly enforced114454.8
Missing55 
TOTAL2088100.0
151) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not use illegal drugs. (NODRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced1195.7
2) Somewhat strictly enforced301.4
3) I'm not sure201.0
4) Quite strictly enforced864.1
5) Very strictly enforced183387.8
Missing55 
TOTAL2088100.0
152) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- Sex should only occur in marriage. (POSTSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced803.8
2) Somewhat strictly enforced381.8
3) I'm not sure693.3
4) Quite strictly enforced1587.6
5) Very strictly enforced174283.5
Missing56 
TOTAL2087100.0
153) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not eat "unclean" meats. (NOTCLNMT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced1376.6
2) Somewhat strictly enforced763.6
3) I'm not sure612.9
4) Quite strictly enforced2009.6
5) Very strictly enforced161377.3
Missing56 
TOTAL2087100.0
154) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should be a vegetarian. (YESVEGET)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced45121.6
2) Somewhat strictly enforced53725.8
3) I'm not sure21510.3
4) Quite strictly enforced41920.1
5) strictly enforced46322.2
Missing58 
TOTAL2085100.0
155) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should observe the Sabbath. (YESSABBA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced924.4
2) Somewhat strictly enforced1245.9
3) I'm not sure291.4
4) Quite strictly enforced29914.3
5) Very strictly enforced154974.0
Missing50 
TOTAL2093100.0
156) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should wear modest clothes. (YESMDEST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced683.3
2) Somewhat strictly enforced1627.8
3) I'm not sure693.3
4) Quite strictly enforced55126.4
5) Very strictly enforced123659.3
Missing57 
TOTAL2086100.0
157) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not engage in competitive sports. (NOSPORTS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced48223.6
2) Somewhat strictly enforced33516.4
3) I'm not sure41520.3
4) Quite strictly enforced37418.3
5) Very strictly enforced43621.4
Missing101 
TOTAL2042100.0
158) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should exercise daily. (YESEXERC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced43120.8
2) Somewhat strictly enforced46722.5
3) I'm not sure2019.7
4) Quite strictly enforced47122.7
5) Very strictly enforced50224.2
Missing71 
TOTAL2072100.0
159) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- Married persons should not wear a wedding ring. (NORING)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced43421.0
2) Somewhat strictly enforced1557.5
3) I'm not sure24812.0
4) Quite strictly enforced23111.2
5) Very strictly enforced100348.4
Missing72 
TOTAL2071100.0
160) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not wear make-up. (NOMAKEUP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced49424.0
2) Somewhat strictly enforced44621.7
3) I'm not sure24211.8
4) Quite strictly enforced35617.3
5) Very strictly enforced52125.3
Missing84 
TOTAL2059100.0
161) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not use drinks that contain caffeine. (NOCAFFEI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced36717.6
2) Somewhat strictly enforced37217.8
3) I'm not sure1336.4
4) Quite strictly enforced33616.1
5) Very strictly enforced88342.2
Missing52 
TOTAL2091100.0
162) For each of the following standards, indicate how strictly they are enforced by your family. -- One should not masturbate. (NOMASTUR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all strictly enforced1989.6
2) Somewhat strictly enforced894.3
3) I'm not sure24111.7
4) Quite strictly enforced1617.8
5) Very strictly enforced136766.5
Missing87 
TOTAL2056100.0
163) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Drink alcohol (beer, liquor, wine, etc). (OFTNDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Never190290.9
2) Less than once a month1225.8
3) About once a month341.6
4) Two or three times a month130.6
5) About once a week80.4
6) Several times a week70.3
7) Once a day20.1
8) More than once a day40.2
Missing51 
TOTAL2092100.0
164) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Smoke or chew tobacco (OFTNSMOK)
TOTAL%
1) Never204297.7
2) Less than once a month211.0
3) About once a month50.2
4) Two or three times a month30.1
5) About once a week40.2
6) Several times a week50.2
7) Once a day40.2
8) More than once a day60.3
Missing53 
TOTAL2090100.0
165) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Wear jewelry (chains, rings, earrings, etc) (OFTNWEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Never185889.2
2) Less than once a month793.8
3) About once a month271.3
4) Two or three times a month130.6
5) About once a week110.5
6) Several times a week201.0
7) Once a day271.3
8) More than once a day492.4
Missing59 
TOTAL2084100.0
166) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Listen to rock music (OFTNLIST)
TOTAL%
1) Never160877.2
2) Less than once a month1798.6
3) About once a month442.1
4) Two or three times a month562.7
5) About once a week502.4
6) Several times a week713.4
7) Once a day311.5
8) More than once a day442.1
Missing60 
TOTAL2083100.0
167) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Dancing (OFTNDANC)
TOTAL%
1) Never185889.5
2) Less than once a month1376.6
3) About once a month221.1
4) Two or three times a month201.0
5) About once a week180.9
6) Several times a week90.4
7) Once a day40.2
8) More than once a day80.4
Missing67 
TOTAL2076100.0
168) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Use an illegal drug (marijuana, cocaine, etc) (OFTNDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) Never206298.7
2) Less than once a month110.5
3) About once a month30.1
4) Two or three times a month30.1
5) About once a week50.2
6) Several times a week20.1
7) Once a day20.1
8) More than once a day10.0
Missing54 
TOTAL2089100.0
169) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Watch TV or videos in your home (OFTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Never1547.4
2) Less than once a month1678.0
3) About once a month1316.3
4) Two or three times a month1808.7
5) About once a week22210.7
6) Several times a week44621.5
7) Once a day42520.5
8) More than once a day35116.9
Missing67 
TOTAL2076100.0
170) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Eat meat (OFTNMEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Never33116.0
2) Less than once a month22410.8
3) About once a month1778.5
4) Two or three times a month25712.4
5) About once a week43320.9
6) Several times a week43521.0
7) Once a day1336.4
8) More than once a day854.1
Missing68 
TOTAL2075100.0
171) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Have five alcoholic drinks or more in a row (BNGEDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Never201696.6
2) Less than once a month341.6
3) About once a month130.6
4) Two or three times a month70.3
5) About once a week40.2
6) Several times a week60.3
7) Once a day40.2
8) More than once a day30.1
Missing56 
TOTAL2087100.0
172) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- See a movie at a movie theater (OFTNMOVI)
TOTAL%
1) Never168881.0
2) Less than once a month25312.1
3) About once a month944.5
4) Two or three times a month211.0
5) About once a week180.9
6) Several times a week40.2
7) Once a day10.0
8) More than once a day40.2
Missing60 
TOTAL2083100.0
173) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Go to a party where people were drinking (GOPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Never150872.5
2) Less than once a month45722.0
3) About once a month743.6
4) Two or three times a month180.9
5) About once a week120.6
6) Several times a week50.2
7) Once a day20.1
8) More than once a day30.1
Missing64 
TOTAL2079100.0
174) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Take something from a store without paying for it (OFTNSTEA)
TOTAL%
1) Never200796.3
2) Less than once a month562.7
3) About once a month70.3
4) Two or three times a month50.2
5) About once a week20.1
6) Several times a week50.2
7) Once a day20.1
8) More than once a day10.0
Missing58 
TOTAL2085100.0
175) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Watch sexually explicit videos or magazines (VIEWPORN)
TOTAL%
1) Never183588.0
2) Less than once a month1818.7
3) About once a month321.5
4) Two or three times a month170.8
5) About once a week110.5
6) Several times a week50.2
7) Once a day20.1
8) More than once a day30.1
Missing57 
TOTAL2086100.0
176) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Drink caffeinated drinks (cola, coffee) (DRNKCAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Never88342.4
2) Less than once a month37317.9
3) About once a month1376.6
4) Two or three times a month1396.7
5) About once a week1135.4
6) Several times a week1939.3
7) Once a day1517.2
8) More than once a day954.6
Missing59 
TOTAL2084100.0
177) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Have premarital sex or sex outside of marriage (PREMASEX)
TOTAL%
1) Never191992.9
2) Less than once a month582.8
3) About once a month130.6
4) Two or three times a month251.2
5) About once a week201.0
6) Several times a week221.1
7) Once a day40.2
8) More than once a day50.2
Missing77 
TOTAL2066100.0
178) How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Attend Friday night or Saturday secular activities (SECULAR)
TOTAL%
1) Never163979.3
2) Less than once a month20610.0
3) About once a month542.6
4) Two or three times a month452.2
5) About once a week582.8
6) Several times a week331.6
7) Once a day130.6
8) More than once a day190.9
Missing76 
TOTAL2067100.0
179) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Adventist schools provide a better education than public school. (ADVBETTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree502.3
2) Disagree944.4
3) I'm not sure36617.2
4) Agree50523.7
5) Strongly agree111952.4
Missing9 
TOTAL2134100.0
180) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The church should seek for ways to make Christian Education affordable to all its members. (EDUCAFFR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree221.0
2) Disagree100.5
3) I'm not sure281.3
4) Agree34716.3
5) Strongly agree172680.9
Missing10 
TOTAL2133100.0
181) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The spiritual value of Adventist school justifies the cost. (VALUEADV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree21810.3
2) Disagree36117.1
3) I'm not sure55226.1
4) Agree44721.1
5) Strongly agree53725.4
Missing28 
TOTAL2115100.0
182) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Latino pastors need to receive training in the social urban problems in the United States. (TRAINING)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree934.4
2) Disagree1065.0
3) I'm not sure50023.7
4) Agree67432.0
5) Strongly agree73434.8
Missing36 
TOTAL2107100.0
183) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Latino pastors in the United States would be more effective if they were completely bilingual. (BILINGUL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1255.9
2) Disagree24011.3
3) I'm not sure31214.7
4) Agree62729.6
5) Strongly agree81738.5
Missing22 
TOTAL2121100.0
184) Have you ever experienced verbal or emotional abuse (being humiliated, told that you were "no good," being regularly "put down," made to feel worthless)? (VRBLABUS)
TOTAL%
1) Never82539.5
2) Rarely59028.2
3) Some of the time48323.1
4) Very often1276.1
5) Almost all the time643.1
Missing54 
TOTAL2089100.0
185) If you have experienced emotional abuse, by whom -- Parents? (VRBLPARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25820.3
2) No101579.7
Missing870 
TOTAL1273100.0
186) If you have experienced emotional abuse, by whom -- Spouse? (VRBLSPOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40832.1
2) No86567.9
Missing870 
TOTAL1273100.0
187) If you have experienced emotional abuse, by whom -- Close relative? (VRBLRELA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16312.8
2) No111087.2
Missing870 
TOTAL1273100.0
188) If you have experienced emotional abuse, by whom -- Friend or neighbor? (VRBLFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17513.7
2) No109886.3
Missing870 
TOTAL1273100.0
189) If you have experienced emotional abuse, by whom -- Other? (VRBLOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42433.3
2) No84966.7
Missing870 
TOTAL1273100.0
190) Have you ever experienced physical abuse (beaten until one had bruises or other marks, or being pinched, or slapped in the face)? (PHYSABUS)
TOTAL%
1) Never139568.4
2) Rarely34516.9
3) Some of the time21410.5
4) Very often582.8
5) Almost all the time261.3
Missing105 
TOTAL2038100.0
191) If you have experienced physical abuse, by whom -- Parents? (PHYSPARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29838.7
2) No47361.3
Missing1372 
TOTAL771100.0
192) If you have experienced physical abuse, by whom -- Spouse? (PHYSSPOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21728.1
2) No55471.9
Missing1372 
TOTAL771100.0
193) If you have experienced physical abuse, by whom -- Close relative? (PHYSRELA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8010.4
2) No69189.6
Missing1372 
TOTAL771100.0
194) If you have experienced physical abuse, by whom -- Friend or neighbor? (PHYSFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes466.0
2) No72594.0
Missing1372 
TOTAL771100.0
195) If you have experienced physical abuse, by whom -- Other? (PHYSOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18924.5
2) No58275.5
Missing1372 
TOTAL771100.0
196) Have you ever experienced sexual abuse (being touched or fondled in sexual areas of the body, raped or seduced, or pressured into having sex against your will)? (SEXLABUS)
TOTAL%
1) Never159780.3
2) Rarely25412.8
3) Some of the time1125.6
4) Very often150.8
5) Almost all the time120.6
Missing153 
TOTAL1990100.0
197) If you have experienced sexual abuse, by whom -- Parents? (SEXLPARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes275.9
2) No42894.1
Missing1688 
TOTAL455100.0
198) If you have experienced sexual abuse, by whom -- Spouse? (SEXLSPOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8418.5
2) No37181.5
Missing1688 
TOTAL455100.0
199) If you have experienced sexual abuse, by whom -- Close relative? (SEXLRELA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11224.6
2) No34375.4
Missing1688 
TOTAL455100.0
200) If you have experienced sexual abuse, by whom -- Friend or neighbor? (SEXLFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11825.9
2) No33774.1
Missing1688 
TOTAL455100.0
201) If you have experienced sexual abuse, by whom -- Other? (SEXLOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14932.7
2) No30667.3
Missing1688 
TOTAL455100.0
202) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I feel proud of being a Latino. (PROUDLAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree281.3
2) Disagree211.0
3) I'm not sure894.2
4) Agree43020.5
5) Strongly agree153273.0
Missing43 
TOTAL2100100.0
203) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I feel that to be white is more beautiful than being black or brown. (SKINBEAU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree120157.0
2) Disagree48322.9
3) I'm not sure1828.6
4) Agree1266.0
5) Strongly agree1145.4
Missing37 
TOTAL2106100.0
204) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I will probably marry a Latino person. (MARRYLAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree995.4
2) Disagree593.2
3) I'm not sure23112.6
4) Agree44124.1
5) Strongly agree99754.6
Missing316 
TOTAL1827100.0
205) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- When filling out a questionnaire, I identify myself as a Latino. (IMLATINO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree492.3
2) Disagree301.4
3) I'm not sure432.0
4) Agree40919.4
5) Strongly agree157274.8
Missing40 
TOTAL2103100.0
206) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- When I am able to, I am planning to change my Latino name to an Anglo name. (CHNGNAME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree174583.3
2) Disagree23711.3
3) I'm not sure442.1
4) Agree160.8
5) Strongly agree522.5
Missing49 
TOTAL2094100.0
207) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- Within the last year, I have read something dealing with my Latino heritage. (HERITAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree44821.9
2) Disagree26412.9
3) I'm not sure38118.6
4) Agree58328.5
5) Strongly agree36818.0
Missing99 
TOTAL2044100.0
208) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I would rather listen to American pop music than Latino pop music. (MUSCPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree106551.5
2) Disagree47523.0
3) I'm not sure22711.0
4) Agree1778.6
5) Strongly agree1246.0
Missing75 
TOTAL2068100.0
209) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I feel proud of the color of my skin. (PROUSKIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree793.8
2) Disagree472.2
3) I'm not sure743.5
4) Agree41719.9
5) Strongly agree148170.6
Missing45 
TOTAL2098100.0
210) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I get embarrassed when I have to introduce my family to my friends. (FAM2FRND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree170781.2
2) Disagree21810.4
3) I'm not sure381.8
4) Agree331.6
5) Strongly agree1055.0
Missing42 
TOTAL2101100.0
211) The following questions deal with your ethnic identity. -- I feel that Latino culture has a lot to offer to the American culture. (OFFRCULT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree633.0
2) Disagree532.5
3) I'm not sure22710.8
4) Agree53325.3
5) Strongly agree123158.4
Missing36 
TOTAL2107100.0
212) In the last 12 months, have you ever tried to kill yourself? (SUICIDE)
TOTAL%
1) No205597.3
2) Yes, once472.2
3) Yes, twice20.1
4) Yes, more than two times90.4
Missing30 
TOTAL2113100.0
213) How religious are your best friends? (FRNDRELI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all religious1527.2
2) Somewhat religious102448.8
3) Very religious92243.9
Missing45 
TOTAL2098100.0
214) Which of the following is the best description of your concept of salvation? (DESCSALV)
TOTAL%
1) God's gift of salvation is free, yet I must keep the law to be worthy to receive it.42220.4
2) Since keeping the law has no merit with God, salvation means I no longer need to obey the law.30.1
3) By faith I accept God's free gift of salvation, and as a result God gives me the power to keep his law.152273.5
4) My salvation depends on whether I keep the law perfectly.1246.0
Missing72 
TOTAL2071100.0
215) Before becoming an Adventist, with what denomination were you affiliated? (BEFORADV)
TOTAL%
1) I've always been an Adventist49323.5
2) Roman Catholic109652.2
3) Baptist422.0
4) Pentecostal/Assembly of God/Church of God803.8
5) Presbyterian140.7
6) Methodist190.9
7) Jehovah's Witness30.1
8) I did not belong to any church or faith30814.7
9) Other442.1
Missing44 
TOTAL2099100.0
216) What was your very first contact with the Seventh-day Adventist Church? (FIRSTSDA)
TOTAL%
1) I was raised a Seventh-day Adventist53225.3
2) Adventist friend56426.8
3) Series of evangelistic meetings1145.4
4) Adventist radio or TV program412.0
6) Literature evangelist452.1
7) Health ministries110.5
8) Adventist books150.7
9) Adventist schools311.5
10) Relative41019.5
11) Request cards for literature90.4
12) Adventist spouse1014.8
13) Community service program100.5
14) Door contact at my home974.6
15) El Centinela150.7
16) Other1065.0
Missing42 
TOTAL2101100.0
217) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- This question does not apply to me; I was raised an Adventist. (RAISEADV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49123.4
2) No160676.6
Missing46 
TOTAL2097100.0
218) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- Because of my family (spouse, children). (ADVFAMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23411.2
2) No186088.8
Missing49 
TOTAL2094100.0
219) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- Because the Adventist church was warm and caring. (ADVCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27313.0
2) No182187.0
Missing49 
TOTAL2094100.0
220) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- Because I established close friends that were Adventist. (ADVADVFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1034.9
2) No198995.1
Missing51 
TOTAL2092100.0
221) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- I was lonely and someone from the church came to my need. (ADVLONLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1185.6
2) No197394.4
Missing52 
TOTAL2091100.0
222) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- The truth and beauty of the Adventist message. (ADVBEAUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67732.3
2) No141967.7
Missing47 
TOTAL2096100.0
223) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- A close personal friend. (ADVFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1296.2
2) No196593.8
Missing49 
TOTAL2094100.0
224) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- I understood the plan of salvation like never before. (ADVSALVA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47422.6
2) No161977.4
Missing50 
TOTAL2093100.0
225) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- The Adventist message provided me with a clear picture of the final events of world history. (ADVEXPLN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23111.0
2) No186389.0
Missing49 
TOTAL2094100.0
226) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- The emphasis on healthful living. (ADVHEALT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1477.0
2) No194793.0
Missing49 
TOTAL2094100.0
227) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- The charisma of the minister/evangelist. (ADVMINIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes643.1
2) No202796.9
Missing52 
TOTAL2091100.0
228) What was the main reason that most attracted you to the Adventist message? -- Other. (ADVOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes934.4
2) No199795.6
Missing53 
TOTAL2090100.0
229) What are the last four digits of your home phone number? If your number is 555-1234, the answer to this question would be 1234. Please write the last four digits to your home phone number in the boxes below, and then fill in the corresponding numbers underneath. (TELENMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11874677.4672936
230) How many of your children are male? (KIDSMALE)
TOTAL%
1) One boy67952.5
2) Two boys39430.4
3) Three boys14311.1
4) Four boys544.2
5) Five boys110.9
6) Six boys120.9
7) Seven boys10.1
Missing849 
TOTAL1294100.0
231) How many of your children are female? (KIDSFMLE)
TOTAL%
1) One girl64551.8
2) Two girls35628.6
3) Three girls15512.4
4) Four girls675.4
5) Five girls131.0
6) Six girls40.3
7) Seven girls60.5
Missing897 
TOTAL1246100.0
232) In which month do your children have birthdays -- January? (BDAYJAN)
TOTAL%
0) No179383.7
1) Yes35016.3
TOTAL2143100.0
233) In which month do your children have birthdays -- February? (BDAYFEB)
TOTAL%
0) No181884.8
1) Yes32515.2
TOTAL2143100.0
234) In which month do your children have birthdays -- March? (BDAYMAR)
TOTAL%
0) No179383.7
1) Yes35016.3
TOTAL2143100.0
235) In which month do your children have birthdays -- April? (BDAYAPR)
TOTAL%
0) No184386.0
1) Yes30014.0
TOTAL2143100.0
236) In which month do your children have birthdays -- May? (BDAYMAY)
TOTAL%
0) No182385.1
1) Yes32014.9
TOTAL2143100.0
237) In which month do your children have birthdays -- June? (BDAYJUNE)
TOTAL%
0) No177382.7
1) Yes37017.3
TOTAL2143100.0
238) In which month do your children have birthdays -- July? (BDAYJULY)
TOTAL%
0) No178583.3
1) Yes35816.7
TOTAL2143100.0
239) In which month do your children have birthdays -- August? (BDAYAUG)
TOTAL%
0) No179483.7
1) Yes34916.3
TOTAL2143100.0
240) In which month do your children have birthdays -- September? (BDAYSEPT)
TOTAL%
0) No181084.5
1) Yes33315.5
TOTAL2143100.0
241) In which month do your children have birthdays -- October? (BDAYOCT)
TOTAL%
0) No181584.7
1) Yes32815.3
TOTAL2143100.0
242) In which month do your children have birthdays -- November? (BDAYNOV)
TOTAL%
0) No178383.2
1) Yes36016.8
TOTAL2143100.0
243) In which month do your children have birthdays -- December? (BDAYDEC)
TOTAL%
0) No180584.2
1) Yes33815.8
TOTAL2143100.0
244) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following activities? -- Talk with your children about your faith in God (FAITINGD)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply322.1
2) Never1509.7
3) About 1-3 times a month23014.8
4) About once a week60338.8
5) Several times a week53934.7
Missing589 
TOTAL1554100.0
245) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following activities? -- Pray with your children (other than before meals) (PRAYWKID)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply1137.6
2) Never1369.1
3) About 1-3 times a month20513.7
4) About once a week42528.5
5) Several times a week61341.1
Missing651 
TOTAL1492100.0
246) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following activities? -- Discuss religious topics or issues with your children (TALKWKID)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply1228.4
2) Never23816.4
3) About 1-3 times a month29920.6
4) About once a week49334.0
5) Several times a week29820.6
Missing693 
TOTAL1450100.0
247) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following activities? -- Talk with your children about what he or she is thinking or feeling about God (KIDFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply1228.4
2) Never25917.8
3) About 1-3 times a month28019.2
4) About once a week51735.5
5) Several times a week27819.1
Missing687 
TOTAL1456100.0
248) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following activities? -- Talk with children about their school work (KIDEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply35622.1
2) Never583.6
3) About 1-3 times a month1066.6
4) About once a week1448.9
5) Several times a week44327.5
6) Once a day50231.2
Missing534 
TOTAL1609100.0
249) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following activities? -- Help your children with their homework (KIDHMWK)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply45228.1
2) Never16610.3
3) About 1-3 times a month1378.5
4) About once a week1509.3
5) Several times a week36322.6
6) Once a day33220.6
Missing534 
TOTAL1600100.0
250) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following activities? -- Spend time listening to your children's concerns (KIDCNCRN)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply19712.0
2) Never432.6
3) About 1-3 times a month1408.6
4) About once a week1519.2
5) Several times a week57935.4
6) Once a day52732.2
Missing506 
TOTAL1637100.0
251) Do you ever worry -- That your children will marry a non-Latino? (KIDMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Never79549.3
2) Once in a while18211.3
3) Sometimes25515.8
4) Often16210.1
5) Very often21713.5
Missing532 
TOTAL1611100.0
252) Do you ever worry -- That your children will forget their Spanish? (KIDFORGE)
TOTAL%
1) Never60136.9
2) Once in a while16910.4
3) Sometimes26816.4
4) Often24314.9
5) Very often34921.4
Missing513 
TOTAL1630100.0
253) Do you ever worry -- That your children will forget and not appreciate their Latino cultural roots? (KIDROOTS)
TOTAL%
1) Never51031.3
2) Once in a while19612.0
3) Sometimes27917.1
4) Often28117.3
5) Very often36122.2
Missing516 
TOTAL1627100.0
254) Do you ever worry -- That your children might leave the church? (KIDLEAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Never29618.1
2) Once in a while1116.8
3) Sometimes22013.4
4) Often22113.5
5) Very often78848.2
Missing507 
TOTAL1636100.0
255) Do you ever worry -- That your children will drop out of high school? (DROPOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Never57636.3
2) Once in a while1479.3
3) Sometimes17010.7
4) Often16910.7
5) Very often52333.0
Missing558 
TOTAL1585100.0
256) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following experiences? -- Had a good conversation with your children about sexual related topics? (TALKSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply38823.4
2) Never20412.3
3) Once in a while29017.5
4) Sometimes34921.1
5) Often24314.7
6) Very often18311.0
Missing486 
TOTAL1657100.0
257) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following experiences? -- Teach your children about your cultural background (KIDBKGND)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply22213.5
2) Never1499.1
3) Once in a while26816.3
4) Sometimes41825.4
5) Often34721.1
6) Very often24014.6
Missing499 
TOTAL1644100.0
258) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following experiences? -- Read to your children in English (READENGL)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply36722.8
2) Never41225.5
3) Once in a while24815.4
4) Sometimes24215.0
5) Often17310.7
6) Very often17110.6
Missing530 
TOTAL1613100.0
259) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following experiences? -- Actively seek to teach Spanish to your children (TEACHKID)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply26916.4
2) Never1197.3
3) Once in a while1197.3
4) Sometimes18811.5
5) Often41425.3
6) Very often52932.3
Missing505 
TOTAL1638100.0
260) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following experiences? -- Talk with your children about their experiences in school (TLKEXPER)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply32720.0
2) Never412.5
3) Once in a while804.9
4) Sometimes23014.1
5) Often44827.4
6) Very often50931.1
Missing508 
TOTAL1635100.0
261) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following experiences? -- Talk with your children about their educational plans after high school (TLKPLANS)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply42626.2
2) Never694.2
3) Once in a while1016.2
4) Sometimes23014.2
5) Often37222.9
6) Very often42726.3
Missing518 
TOTAL1625100.0
262) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following experiences? -- Take part in parent-teacher conference (PARNCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply40725.2
2) Never1157.1
3) Once in a while18111.2
4) Sometimes29018.0
5) Often27316.9
6) Very often34921.6
Missing528 
TOTAL1615100.0
263) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following experiences? -- Visit your children's classes (SEECLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply40224.8
2) Never1328.1
3) Once in a while22914.1
4) Sometimes34321.1
5) Often25916.0
6) Very often25715.8
Missing521 
TOTAL1622100.0
264) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following experiences? -- Attend a school event such as a play, concert, gym exhibit, sports competition, honor ceremony or science fair (SEEEVENT)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply38223.4
2) Never23114.1
3) Once in a while23514.4
4) Sometimes28717.6
5) Often25215.4
6) Very often24815.2
Missing508 
TOTAL1635100.0
265) How often do you or your spouse do each of the following experiences? -- Do volunteer work for the school such as supervising lunch or chaperoning a field trip (VOLUNTER)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply53132.5
2) Never55033.7
3) Once in a while22613.8
4) Sometimes16810.3
5) Often764.7
6) Very often835.1
Missing509 
TOTAL1634100.0
266) Does your family enforce rules for your children about any of the following activities? -- Maintaining a certain grade average (GRADRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Never15810.4
2) Once in a while362.4
3) Sometimes845.5
4) Often43528.6
5) Very often80953.2
Missing621 
TOTAL1522100.0
267) Does your family enforce rules for your children about any of the following activities? -- Doing school homework (HMWKRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Never15610.4
2) Once in a while281.9
3) Sometimes734.9
4) Often33122.0
5) Very often91560.9
Missing640 
TOTAL1503100.0
268) Does your family enforce rules for your children about any of the following activities? -- Doing household chores (CHORES)
TOTAL%
1) Never956.2
2) Once in a while503.3
3) Sometimes21213.8
4) Often46430.2
5) Very often71546.5
Missing607 
TOTAL1536100.0
269) Does your family enforce rules for your children about any of the following activities? -- Regular reading time (READRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Never1046.8
2) Once in a while855.6
3) Sometimes26317.2
4) Often48231.5
5) Very often59739.0
Missing612 
TOTAL1531100.0
270) Does your family enforce rules for your children about any of the following activities? -- Limit TV viewing (TVRULES)
TOTAL%
1) Never966.2
2) Once in a while996.4
3) Sometimes33021.3
4) Often44228.5
5) Very often58537.7
Missing591 
TOTAL1552100.0
271) Indicate the type of school that each of your children attend. Give the number of children per school. -- Adventist school (ADVEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) One20543.1
2) Two16534.7
3) Three7114.9
4) Four194.0
5) Five163.4
Missing1667 
TOTAL476100.0
272) Indicate the type of school that each of your children attend. Give the number of children per school. -- Private religious school, but not Adventist (NONADVED)
TOTAL%
1) One4963.6
2) Two1013.0
3) Three33.9
4) Four56.5
5) Five1013.0
Missing2066 
TOTAL77100.0
273) Indicate the type of school that each of your children attend. Give the number of children per school. -- Private school, not religious (PVRTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) One4576.3
2) Two610.2
3) Three23.4
4) Four11.7
5) Five58.5
Missing2084 
TOTAL59100.0
274) Indicate the type of school that each of your children attend. Give the number of children per school. -- Public school (PUBLEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) One30434.4
2) Two30234.2
3) Three15317.3
4) Four627.0
5) Five627.0
Missing1260 
TOTAL883100.0
275) Indicate the type of school that each of your children attend. Give the number of children per school. -- Home school (HOMEEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) One4164.1
2) Two914.1
3) Three34.7
4) Four69.4
5) Five57.8
Missing2079 
TOTAL64100.0
276) Indicate the type of school that each of your children attend. Give the number of children per school. -- Number of children not in school (NOTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) One28558.9
2) Two11423.6
3) Three4910.1
4) Four234.8
5) Five132.7
Missing1659 
TOTAL484100.0
277) In your family, who chose the school your children attend? (CHOSESCH)
TOTAL%
1) Parents decided82559.1
2) Parents decided after discussing with children997.1
3) Parents and children decided together40228.8
4) Children decided694.9
Missing748 
TOTAL1395100.0
278) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Quality of the teachers (TCHRQUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important312.1
2) Somewhat important543.6
3) I'm not sure1036.9
4) Quite important42628.7
5) Extremely important87058.6
Missing659 
TOTAL1484100.0
279) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Quality of the educational program (PROGQUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important271.8
2) Somewhat important322.2
3) I'm not sure875.9
4) Quite important42728.8
5) Extremely important90961.3
Missing661 
TOTAL1482100.0
280) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Religious emphasis of the school (RELGEMPH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important996.9
2) Somewhat important1047.3
3) I'm not sure21314.9
4) Quite important25617.9
5) Extremely important75953.0
Missing712 
TOTAL1431100.0
281) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Discipline of the school (DISCIPLI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important140.9
2) Somewhat important271.8
3) I'm not sure825.5
4) Quite important44830.3
5) Extremely important90761.4
Missing665 
TOTAL1478100.0
282) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Financial cost (COSTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important1107.5
2) Somewhat important1127.7
3) I'm not sure1027.0
4) Quite important40227.6
5) Extremely important73250.2
Missing685 
TOTAL1458100.0
283) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) program (ESLPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important22215.2
2) Somewhat important1389.4
3) I'm not sure1127.7
4) Quite important38526.3
5) Extremely important60541.4
Missing681 
TOTAL1462100.0
284) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Location of the school (LOCATION)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important845.7
2) Somewhat important1268.6
3) I'm not sure543.7
4) Quite important41628.3
5) Extremely important78853.7
Missing675 
TOTAL1468100.0
285) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Children's special needs and interests (SPCLNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important322.2
2) Somewhat important362.4
3) I'm not sure594.0
4) Quite important46931.7
5) Extremely important88359.7
Missing664 
TOTAL1479100.0
286) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Availability of vocational-technical training (VOCATION)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important1268.7
2) Somewhat important996.8
3) I'm not sure15710.8
4) Quite important48033.1
5) Extremely important58740.5
Missing694 
TOTAL1449100.0
287) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Availability of work-study programs (WORKSTDY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important16211.1
2) Somewhat important1208.2
3) I'm not sure1298.9
4) Quite important42729.3
5) Extremely important61742.4
Missing688 
TOTAL1455100.0
288) In choosing the school your children attend, how important was each of the following factors? -- Multicultural education (MULTCULT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important1278.7
2) Somewhat important1339.1
3) I'm not sure20714.2
4) Quite important44130.3
5) Extremely important54637.6
Missing689 
TOTAL1454100.0
289) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- To acquire an Adventist education is an important goal for our family. (EDUCIMPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree211.3
2) Disagree623.7
3) I'm not sure1428.6
4) Agree45527.5
5) Strongly agree97458.9
Missing489 
TOTAL1654100.0
290) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Sending our children to an Adventist school is simply too expensive. (ADVEXPEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree895.4
2) Disagree16510.1
3) I'm not sure21112.9
4) Agree51631.6
5) Strongly agree65340.0
Missing509 
TOTAL1634100.0
291) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The nearest Adventist school is too far away for me to send my children there. (ADV2FAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree33321.3
2) Disagree35322.5
3) I'm not sure21313.6
4) Agree35122.4
5) Strongly agree31720.2
Missing576 
TOTAL1567100.0
292) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- The faster my children learn English and forget their Spanish, the more successful they will be in school. (FORGTSPN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree94758.9
2) Disagree39424.5
3) I'm not sure1308.1
4) Agree633.9
5) Strongly agree754.7
Missing534 
TOTAL1609100.0
293) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Christian education is often promoted in our local congregation. (CHRSEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree633.2
2) Disagree1437.2
3) I'm not sure1778.9
4) Agree86243.5
5) Strongly agree73837.2
Missing160 
TOTAL1983100.0
294) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- Adventist schools that are predominantly Latino should provide bilingual or English as a Second Language education. (ADVESL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1115.6
2) Disagree1145.8
3) I'm not sure26513.4
4) Agree69635.2
5) Strongly agree79240.0
Missing165 
TOTAL1978100.0
295) For each of the following statements, tell how much you agree or disagree. -- In order for Latinos to be successful in the U.S., it would be best to distance themselves from their cultural roots. (DISTSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree141270.6
2) Disagree39019.5
3) I'm not sure894.5
4) Agree442.2
5) Strongly agree643.2
Missing144 
TOTAL1999100.0
296) How far in school do you want your children to go? (FAREDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I have no children.32717.1
2) Finish high school only.180.9
3) Go to vocational or trade school after high school.573.0
4) Go to two years of college or community college.603.1
5) Graduate from college 4 years.38720.2
6) Master's degree.38119.9
7) Ph.D., M.D., or another post-graduate degree.68535.8
Missing228 
TOTAL1915100.0
297) If your children go to college, how important is it to you that he or she go to an Adventist college or university? (ADVIMPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I have no children in college69935.5
2) Not at all important633.2
3) Somewhat important1457.4
4) Quite important35217.9
5) Extremely important71236.1
Missing172 
TOTAL1971100.0
298) How likely is it that your children will go to an Adventist college or university? (KIDGOADV)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I have no children38419.6
2) No chance20510.4
3) Small chance36318.5
4) Fair chance49025.0
5) Good chance1939.8
6) Excellent chance32816.7
Missing180 
TOTAL1963100.0
299) Think about the local Adventist elementary school or high school in your area. How much would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- The school makes an effort to recruit Latino students. (RECRUIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1577.8
2) Disagree1618.0
3) I'm not sure85642.7
4) Agree44022.0
5) Strongly agree38919.4
Missing140 
TOTAL2003100.0
300) Think about the local Adventist elementary school or high school in your area. How much would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- My local church is strong in its financial support for Adventist schools. (SPPRTADV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree723.6
2) Disagree1185.8
3) I'm not sure46723.1
4) Agree62130.7
5) Strongly agree74336.8
Missing122 
TOTAL2021100.0
301) Think about the local Adventist elementary school or high school in your area. How much would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- The school makes an effort to recruit Latino teachers. (LATTCHRS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1909.5
2) Disagree1648.2
3) I'm not sure112256.0
4) Agree30415.2
5) Strongly agree22411.2
Missing139 
TOTAL2004100.0
302) Think about the local Adventist elementary school or high school in your area. How much would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- The school makes an effort to help Latinos stay in school. (STAYEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1185.9
2) Disagree1175.8
3) I'm not sure91645.7
4) Agree48023.9
5) Strongly agree37518.7
Missing137 
TOTAL2006100.0
303) Think about the local Adventist elementary school or high school in your area. How much would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- The teachers and principals are concerned about the unique needs and interests of Latinos. (LTNOINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1407.0
2) Disagree1396.9
3) I'm not sure101450.4
4) Agree42721.2
5) Strongly agree29014.4
Missing133 
TOTAL2010100.0
304) Think about the local Adventist elementary school or high school in your area. How much would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- The school helps its teachers to understand the needs and interests of Latinos. (LATNEEDS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1276.4
2) Disagree1256.3
3) I'm not sure111856.0
4) Agree36918.5
5) Strongly agree25913.0
Missing145 
TOTAL1998100.0
305) Think about the local Adventist elementary school or high school in your area. How much would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- The teachers understand Latino culture. (TCHRKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1487.4
2) Disagree1507.5
3) I'm not sure112556.1
4) Agree34617.2
5) Strongly agree23711.8
Missing137 
TOTAL2006100.0
306) Think about the local Adventist elementary school or high school in your area. How much would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- The school administrator (or principal) understands Latino culture. (ADMIKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1447.3
2) Disagree1145.8
3) I'm not sure116759.3
4) Agree30315.4
5) Strongly agree24112.2
Missing174 
TOTAL1969100.0
307) Think about the local Adventist elementary school or high school in your area. How much would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- The school understands the needs of those whose first language is Spanish. (EDUCKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1276.4
2) Disagree1497.6
3) I'm not sure103852.7
4) Agree39019.8
5) Strongly agree26513.5
Missing174 
TOTAL1969100.0
308) Think about the local Adventist elementary school or high school in your area. How much would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- The school curriculum reflects the unique needs of Latino students. (CURRKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1507.7
2) Disagree1497.6
3) I'm not sure113758.3
4) Agree31316.1
5) Strongly agree20110.3
Missing193 
TOTAL1950100.0
309) How would you describe your political affiliation in the United States? (POLAFFIL)
TOTAL%
1) Republican26713.3
2) Democrat44021.9
3) Independent743.7
4) Don't have a political affiliation122961.1
Missing133 
TOTAL2010100.0
310) For what presidential candidate did you vote for in the last election in the United States? (VOTE4WHO)
TOTAL%
1) I did not vote151975.8
2) The Republican candidate1748.7
3) The Democratic candidate27813.9
4) The Independent candidate341.7
Missing138 
TOTAL2005100.0
311) How would you describe your political orientation? (POLORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative44522.2
2) Moderate37818.8
3) Liberal1095.4
4) Don't have a political orientation107553.6
Missing136 
TOTAL2007100.0
312) How long have you been a baptized member of the Adventist church? (BAPTIADV)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not a member572.8
2) 0 to 5 years46923.2
3) 6 to 10 years38919.2
4) 11 to 15 years35017.3
5) 16 to 20 years22911.3
6) 21 years or more53026.2
Missing119 
TOTAL2024100.0
313) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- My congregation thinks of itself as a close-knit family. (CLSECONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree783.8
2) Disagree27013.1
3) I'm not sure32515.7
4) Agree87142.1
5) Strongly agree52325.3
Missing76 
TOTAL2067100.0
314) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- There have been times when members have been treated or judged unfairly by the church pastor or other church members. (UNFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree46122.5
2) Disagree40319.6
3) I'm not sure55527.0
4) Agree43521.2
5) Strongly agree1999.7
Missing90 
TOTAL2053100.0
315) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- In our congregation, having bilingual Sabbath school classes or sermons is not acceptable. (NOSERMON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree32015.6
2) Disagree55026.8
3) I'm not sure27413.4
4) Agree43321.1
5) Strongly agree47423.1
Missing92 
TOTAL2051100.0
316) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- Members of my congregation don't see much connection between faith and social issues. (NOCONNEC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree22911.3
2) Disagree36117.8
3) I'm not sure94846.8
4) Agree34316.9
5) Strongly agree1457.2
Missing117 
TOTAL2026100.0
317) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- The members of my congregation feel helping the poor is important in their lives. (POORIMPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree231.1
2) Disagree572.8
3) I'm not sure23311.3
4) Agree92645.0
5) Strongly agree81839.8
Missing86 
TOTAL2057100.0
318) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- The congregation contains several disruptive factions. (NOFACTIO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree39419.4
2) Disagree42420.9
3) I'm not sure66132.6
4) Agree39219.3
5) Strongly agree1587.8
Missing114 
TOTAL2029100.0
319) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- If a personal or family crisis were to occur, my pastor would be among the first people I would notify. (FRST2KNW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1527.4
2) Disagree1567.6
3) I'm not sure34917.0
4) Agree54526.5
5) Strongly agree85541.6
Missing86 
TOTAL2057100.0
320) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent to you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- The pastor speaks English well. (PASTENGL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1195.8
2) Disagree22311.0
3) I'm not sure61630.3
4) Agree49324.2
5) Strongly agree58428.7
Missing108 
TOTAL2035100.0
321) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- Our pastor is concerned about meeting the needs of the youth of the church. (MEETNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree613.0
2) Disagree824.0
3) I'm not sure29814.5
4) Agree65331.7
5) Strongly agree96446.8
Missing85 
TOTAL2058100.0
322) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- Our pastor gets along well with the youth of the church. (LIKEKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree361.7
2) Disagree582.8
3) I'm not sure25512.4
4) Agree66632.3
5) Strongly agree104550.7
Missing83 
TOTAL2060100.0
323) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- I enjoy listening to my pastor preach. (LIKEPRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree271.3
2) Disagree572.8
3) I'm not sure1004.8
4) Agree64531.3
5) Strongly agree123459.8
Missing80 
TOTAL2063100.0
324) Think about your local congregation. Do the following statements describe your congregation? To what extent do you disagree or agree with the following statements? -- My pastor seems to have some influence in the community. (HAVINFLU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree824.0
2) Disagree1125.5
3) I'm not sure75736.9
4) Agree54526.5
5) Strongly agree55827.2
Missing89 
TOTAL2054100.0
325) Do sermons in your congregation tie the teachings of faith to social problems and concerns in your neighborhood? (TIEFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Never20210.0
2) Very seldom30515.1
3) Sometimes59529.4
4) Often57528.4
5) Very often34817.2
Missing118 
TOTAL2025100.0
326) Have you heard your pastor say that being involved in social outreach can deepen one's faith? (DEEPENFA)
TOTAL%
1) Never88844.7
2) Very seldom29915.0
3) Sometimes37218.7
4) Often28714.4
5) Very often1417.1
Missing156 
TOTAL1987100.0
327) Indicate your work status (WORKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time103460.4
2) Employed part time29016.9
3) Unemployed30717.9
4) Retired824.8
Missing430 
TOTAL1713100.0
328) Indicate the work status of your spouse (SPOUWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time89058.0
2) Employed part time26617.3
3) Unemployed29919.5
4) Retired795.1
Missing609 
TOTAL1534100.0
329) How do you classify the work that you do, if any? (SELFWORK)
TOTAL%
1) A professional (e.g., doctor, lawyer, professor/teacher)20712.4
2) A white-collar employee (e.g. clerk, secretary, nurse, salesperson, computer programmer)49329.5
3) A blue-collar employee (e.g., electrician, construction worker, laborer, farm hand)31618.9
4) Business owner583.5
5) Homemaker31218.7
6) Retired603.6
7) Student352.1
8) Other 11187.1
9) Other 2714.3
Missing473 
TOTAL1670100.0
330) How do you classify the work that your spouse does, if any? (SPSEWORK)
TOTAL%
1) A professional (e.g., doctor, lawyer, professor/teacher)15911.3
2) A white-collar employee (e.g., clerk, secretary, nurse, salesperson, computer programmer)38827.7
3) A blue-collar employee (e.g., electrician, construction worker, laborer, farm hand)29521.1
4) Business owner564.0
5) Homemaker25818.4
6) Retired493.5
7) Student352.5
8) Other 11077.6
9) Other 2543.9
Missing742 
TOTAL1401100.0
331) How do you classify the work that your father does, if any? (DADWORK)
TOTAL%
1) A professional (e.g., doctor, lawyer, professor/teacher)1096.9
2) A white-collar employee (e.g. clerk, secretary, nurse, salesperson, computer programmer)19312.3
3) A blue-collar employee (e.g., electrician, construction worker, laborer, farm hand)73146.5
4) Business owner17811.3
5) Homemaker644.1
6) Retired16510.5
7) Student60.4
8) Other 1835.3
9) Other 2432.7
Missing571 
TOTAL1572100.0
332) How do you classify the work that your mother does, if any? (MOMWORK)
TOTAL%
1) A professional (e.g., doctor, lawyer, professor/teacher)583.3
2) A white-collar employee (e.g. clerk, secretary, nurse, salesperson, computer programmer)1589.1
3) A blue-collar employee (e.g., electrician, construction worker, laborer, farm hand)20411.7
4) Business owner844.8
5) Homemaker107161.5
6) Retired895.1
7) Student10.1
8) Other 1512.9
9) Other 2251.4
Missing402 
TOTAL1741100.0
333) Please indicate which of the sources listed below had the greatest influence in your joining the Adventist church. -- Church programs (prayer meetings, Sabbath school, "sociedad de jovenes," spiritual retreats) (JOINPROG)
TOTAL%
1) No influence21611.0
2) Some influence174389.0
Missing184 
TOTAL1959100.0
334) Please indicate which of the sources listed below had the greatest influence in your joining the Adventist church. -- Church workers (pastor, colporteur, Bible worker) (JOINWKRS)
TOTAL%
1) No influence30715.9
2) Some influence162784.1
Missing209 
TOTAL1934100.0
335) Please indicate which of the sources listed below had the greatest influence in your joining the Adventist church. -- An Adventist member whom you did not know, witnessing door-to-door (JOINMBR)
TOTAL%
1) No influence83044.2
2) Some influence104655.8
Missing267 
TOTAL1876100.0
336) Please indicate which of the sources listed below had the greatest influence in your joining the Adventist church. -- A family member (JOINFMLY)
TOTAL%
1) No influence68236.1
2) Some influence120863.9
Missing253 
TOTAL1890100.0
337) Please indicate which of the sources listed below had the greatest influence in your joining the Adventist church. -- Adventist neighbor (JOINNGHB)
TOTAL%
1) No influence124868.0
2) Some influence58732.0
Missing308 
TOTAL1835100.0
338) Please indicate which of the sources listed below had the greatest influence in your joining the Adventist church. -- A friend (JOINFRND)
TOTAL%
1) No influence86145.8
2) Some influence101754.2
Missing265 
TOTAL1878100.0
339) Please indicate which of the sources listed below had the greatest influence in your joining the Adventist church. -- Evangelism activity (Bible studies, public meetings, etc) (EVANGELI)
TOTAL%
1) No influence47625.1
2) Some influence141874.9
Missing249 
TOTAL1894100.0
340) Please indicate which of the sources listed below had the greatest influence in your joining the Adventist church. -- TV or radio ministry (TVMNSTRY)
TOTAL%
1) No influence97752.4
2) Some influence88947.6
Missing277 
TOTAL1866100.0
341) Please indicate which of the sources listed below had the greatest influence in your joining the Adventist church. -- Adventist schools (grade school, academy, university) (ADVSCHOO)
TOTAL%
1) No influence115363.1
2) Some influence67336.9
Missing317 
TOTAL1826100.0
342) Please indicate which of the sources listed below had the greatest influence in your joining the Adventist church. -- Seventh-day Adventist books, magazines or other publications (ADV7BOOK)
TOTAL%
1) No influence45223.7
2) Some influence145376.3
Missing238 
TOTAL1905100.0
343) Which statement below comes the nearest to describing the type of fellowship you have found in the Adventist church? (ADVFELLW)
TOTAL%
1) Cold and exclusive. I don't feel at home.834.1
2) People are friendly, but I haven't developed any close relationships.25012.5
3) A friendly atmosphere. I've made some good friends.78138.9
4) Very warm and loving. Like a family.89244.5
Missing137 
TOTAL2006100.0
344) How do you rate your present relationship to the church? (CHRELATI)
TOTAL%
1) Very weak803.9
2) Somewhat lukewarm26513.0
3) Average71635.3
4) Relatively strong42120.7
5) Very strong54927.0
Missing112 
TOTAL2031100.0
345) What is your citizenship status? (CITZNSHP)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. citizen by birth43321.6
2) U.S. citizen by naturalization39819.9
3) Resident (have a green card)82541.1
4) Temporary worker683.4
5) I have applied for political asylum522.6
6) Without legal papers1748.7
7) Other552.7
Missing138 
TOTAL2005100.0
346) Which of the following statements comes closest to your views about abortion? (VIEWABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Abortion is always acceptable.60.3
2) Abortion is acceptable under most circumstances.452.2
3) Abortion is acceptable under certain extreme circumstances threat to the mother's life, rape, or incest.117658.5
4) Abortion is never acceptable.78439.0
Missing132 
TOTAL2011100.0
347) To what degree do you feel your religious beliefs and values guide or influence your voting decisions? (QUIDEVOT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all66034.9
2) Only to a small degree22511.9
3) To a large degree31516.7
4) My voting decisions are completely determined by my religious beliefs and values.68936.5
Missing254 
TOTAL1889100.0
348) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- I look forward every week to attending worship at my local church. (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree120.6
2) Disagree321.6
3) I'm not sure582.8
4) Agree44121.6
5) Strongly agree149773.4
Missing103 
TOTAL2040100.0
349) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- The worship service in my church is inspirational and spiritually uplifting. (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree130.6
2) Disagree532.6
3) I'm not sure1316.4
4) Agree78138.4
5) Strongly agree105852.0
Missing107 
TOTAL2036100.0
350) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- I would characterize the sermons preached at my church as being Christ-centered. (CRSTCNTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree291.4
2) Disagree562.8
3) I'm not sure1437.1
4) Agree70935.3
5) Strongly agree107253.4
Missing134 
TOTAL2009100.0
351) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- More emphasis needs to be given to evangelism in my church. (EVNGLISM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1035.1
2) Disagree1969.7
3) I'm not sure26413.1
4) Agree81440.4
5) Strongly agree63731.6
Missing129 
TOTAL2014100.0
352) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- The sermons in my church help me to relate my beliefs with problems and issues in today's world. (SERMNHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree442.2
2) Disagree803.9
3) I'm not sure1899.3
4) Agree79539.2
5) Strongly agree92145.4
Missing114 
TOTAL2029100.0
353) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- Worship services need to be more appealing to the youth of the church. (APPEAKID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree402.0
2) Disagree904.4
3) I'm not sure1507.4
4) Agree80839.8
5) Strongly agree94346.4
Missing112 
TOTAL2031100.0
354) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- Youth have a voice in the decision-making process of the church. (KIDDECID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree753.7
2) Disagree1346.6
3) I'm not sure41220.3
4) Agree78738.7
5) Strongly agree62430.7
Missing111 
TOTAL2032100.0
355) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- The church takes great care in organizing recreational and social activities for the youth of the church. (KIDACTIV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree653.2
2) Disagree1708.3
3) I'm not sure23411.5
4) Agree80739.6
5) Strongly agree76237.4
Missing105 
TOTAL2038100.0
356) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- I could not see myself leaving the Seventh-day Adventist church. (LEAVESDA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree763.7
2) Disagree361.8
3) I'm not sure1296.3
4) Agree34416.9
5) Strongly agree144871.2
Missing110 
TOTAL2033100.0
357) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- I would characterize my local congregation as one big happy family. (BIGFAMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree391.9
2) Disagree1175.8
3) I'm not sure33216.3
4) Agree70134.5
5) Strongly agree84541.5
Missing109 
TOTAL2034100.0
358) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- There is a lot of unity among the members of my church. (UNITY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree824.0
2) Disagree1808.8
3) I'm not sure51325.2
4) Agree74436.5
5) Strongly agree52025.5
Missing104 
TOTAL2039100.0
359) The following questions deal with your perceptions of your local church life. -- The church should seek to influence public officials (mayors, senators, etc) on diverse social issues impacting the community. (INFOFFCL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree35317.5
2) Disagree24812.3
3) I'm not sure62030.7
4) Agree48223.9
5) Strongly agree31415.6
Missing126 
TOTAL2017100.0
360) How are important decisions made in your church? (CHDECIDE)
TOTAL%
1) The pastor makes all the important decisions in church without consulting members.1005.0
2) The pastor consults with members first before making important decisions.148974.2
3) The pastor delegates all important decision-making to church members.1678.3
4) I don't know how decisions are made in my church.25012.5
Missing137 
TOTAL2006100.0
361) (Answer only if you became an Adventist during your teens or later.) -- Since your conversion to Adventism, are you likely to be economically better or worse off? (ECONADV)
TOTAL%
1) Much worse462.7
2) A little worse583.4
3) The same23914.0
4) A little better40023.4
5) Much better89452.3
6) Don't know724.2
Missing434 
TOTAL1709100.0
362) How much financial support do you send to members of your immediate or extended family living in another country other than the United States? (SUPPTFAM)
TOTAL%
1) This question does not apply to me.66433.7
2) I don't send money to my family.54727.7
3) Less than 10% of my monthly income.50925.8
4) Between 11% to 20% of my monthly income.1397.0
5) Over 20% of my monthly income.1145.8
Missing170 
TOTAL1973100.0
363) How much financial support do you send to the Adventist church in another country other than the United States? (SUPPTCHR)
TOTAL%
1) This question does not apply to me.57029.2
2) I don't send money out of the United States.91947.1
3) Less than 10% of my monthly income.36518.7
4) Between 11% to 20% of my monthly income.854.4
5) Over 20% of my monthly income.140.7
Missing190 
TOTAL1953100.0
364) Think about the time before you were an Adventist and compare it to your present experience as an Adventist. To what degree would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- I have been motivated to further my education since becoming an Adventist. (FTHREDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I've always been a Seventh-day Adventist25413.2
2) Strongly disagree542.8
3) Disagree1065.5
4) I'm not sure1447.5
5) Agree62932.6
6) Strongly agree74338.5
Missing213 
TOTAL1930100.0
365) Think about the time before you were an Adventist and compare it to your present experience as an Adventist. To what degree would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- My money doesn't seem to go far enough since becoming an Adventist. (NOMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I've always been a Seventh-day Adventist34618.2
2) Strongly disagree74739.3
3) Disagree48525.5
4) I'm not sure1306.8
5) Agree1115.8
6) Strongly agree834.4
Missing241 
TOTAL1902100.0
366) Think about the time before you were an Adventist and compare it to your present experience as an Adventist. To what degree would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- I have a better job now that I am an Adventist. (BETTRJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I've always been a Seventh-day Adventist29716.1
2) Strongly disagree19810.7
3) Disagree27514.9
4) I'm not sure27715.0
5) Agree45824.8
6) Strongly agree34318.6
Missing295 
TOTAL1848100.0
367) Think about the time before you were an Adventist and compare it to your present experience as an Adventist. To what degree would you agree or disagree with the following statements? -- Now that I am a Seventh-day Adventist, I am better off financially than my cousins of the same age who are not Adventists and live in the United States. (MOREMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Does not apply, I've always been a Seventh-day Adventist31116.7
2) Strongly disagree19610.5
3) Disagree26914.4
4) I'm not sure39921.4
5) Agree35319.0
6) Strongly agree33417.9
Missing281 
TOTAL1862100.0
368) I-SEX: Are you male or female? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male91844.8
2) Female113055.2
Missing95 
TOTAL2048100.0
369) I-EDUCATN: Indicate the HIGHEST level of education completed -- By you. (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
0) 42723.7
1) H.S.57932.2
2) Some coll.43824.3
3) Coll. grad26614.8
4) Grad Schl.905.0
Missing343 
TOTAL1800100.0
370) I-ETHNICTY: How do you describe yourself? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-ETHNICTY)
TOTAL%
0) Mexican64231.8
1) Latino-Am34116.9
2) Cubn/Domn23311.5
3) Puerto Rcn1929.5
4) Other61030.2
Missing125 
TOTAL2018100.0
371) I-AGE: How old are you? (recoded for use with on-line analysis task) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 29 & under51724.4
1) 30-3757927.3
2) 38-4545721.6
3) 46-5736917.4
4) 58 & over1989.3
Missing23 
TOTAL2120100.0
372) I-INCOME: About how much money did your family or household earn last year? (Answer this question even if you're single and independent.) (recoded for use with on-line analysis task) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) < 10K49024.8
1) 10K-24,99980540.8
2) 25K-49,99951926.3
3) 50K & over1588.0
Missing171 
TOTAL1972100.0
373) I-MARITAL: Which of the following best applies to you? (recoded for use with on-line analysis task) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Married136665.4
1) Div/Sep.37417.9
2) Widowed874.2
3) Never marr24211.6
4) Comm.relat190.9
Missing55 
TOTAL2088100.0
374) I-POLPARTY: How would you describe your political affiliation in the United States? (for use with on-line analysis task) (I-POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican26713.3
2) Democrat44021.9
3) Independent743.7
4) Don't have a political affiliation122961.1
Missing133 
TOTAL2010100.0
375) I-POLORIEN: How would you describe your political orientation? (for use with on-line analysis task) (I-POLORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative44522.2
2) Moderate37818.8
3) Liberal1095.4
4) Don't have a political orientation107553.6
Missing136 
TOTAL2007100.0
376) I-LANGUAGE: In general, what language do you read and speak? (for use with on-line analysis task) (I-LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish55326.4
2) Spanish better than English87541.7
3) Both equally46922.4
4) English better than Spanish1828.7
5) Only English180.9
Missing46 
TOTAL2097100.0