Toward Shaping the Agenda: A National Survey of Catholic Religious Education, Survey of Children Aged 12-14, 1993

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey of Ages 12-14 (FORMTYPE)
TOTAL%
7) 393100.0
Missing981 
TOTAL393100.0
2) ID number (IDNUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1374680.555405
3) Parish code (PARISHCD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13661895.969932
4) Family code (FAMILYCD)
TOTAL%
1) 12.3
3) 12.3
4) 12.3
5) 12.3
13) 12.3
20) 12.3
21) 12.3
29) 12.3
30) 12.3
34) 12.3
37) 12.3
42) 12.3
48) 12.3
50) 12.3
52) 12.3
53) 12.3
54) 12.3
56) 12.3
58) 12.3
61) 12.3
64) 12.3
65) 12.3
80) 12.3
95) 12.3
105) 12.3
106) 12.3
107) 12.3
110) 12.3
120) 12.3
124) 12.3
125) 12.3
127) 12.3
130) 12.3
142) 12.3
143) 12.3
146) 12.3
149) 12.3
158) 12.3
159) 12.3
161) 12.3
176) 12.3
177) 12.3
186) 12.3
Missing1331 
TOTAL43100.0
5) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
7) 10.1
11) 50.4
12) 28321.2
13) 67550.6
14) 35226.4
15) 171.3
17) 10.1
Missing40 
TOTAL1334100.0
6) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female67350.3
2) Male66449.7
Missing37 
TOTAL1337100.0
7) To which racial/ethnic group do you belong? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White116987.9
2) African American272.0
3) Hispanic695.2
4) Asian American211.6
5) Native American120.9
6) Other322.4
Missing44 
TOTAL1330100.0
8) What year are you in school? Grade (GRADE)
TOTAL%
0) 10.1
5) 10.1
6) 201.6
7) 47238.2
8) 72458.7
9) 161.3
Missing140 
TOTAL1234100.0
9) Please describe the school you attend -- Public (SKOOLTP1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked84261.3
2) Not checked53238.7
TOTAL1374100.0
10) Please describe the school you attend -- Catholic (SKOOLTP2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked49536.0
2) Not checked87964.0
TOTAL1374100.0
11) Please describe the school you attend -- Private (not Catholic) (SKOOLTP3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked151.1
2) Not checked135998.9
TOTAL1374100.0
12) Please describe the school you attend -- Academic/Comprehensive (SKOOLTP4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked614.4
2) Not checked131395.6
TOTAL1374100.0
13) Please describe the school you attend -- Vocational/Technical (SKOOLTP5)
TOTAL%
1) Checked30.2
2) Not checked137199.8
TOTAL1374100.0
14) Please describe the school you attend -- Coeducational (SKOOLTP6)
TOTAL%
1) Checked684.9
2) Not checked130695.1
TOTAL1374100.0
15) How many years have you attended a Catholic school? (NUMYEARS)
TOTAL%
1) None61146.4
2) 1-4 years19815.0
3) 5-9 years50838.6
Missing57 
TOTAL1317100.0
16) Have you taken part in Scouting? (SCOUTING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17845.8
2) No21154.2
Missing985 
TOTAL389100.0
17) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN PART IN SCOUTING: Have you worked toward or received the Marian medal? (AWARD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3410.9
2) No27789.1
Missing1063 
TOTAL311100.0
18) What is the religion of your parents? -- Mother (RELIGMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic37295.1
2) Other Christian Church143.6
4) Other51.3
Missing983 
TOTAL391100.0
19) What is the religion of your parents? -- Father (RELIGDAD)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic30881.5
2) Other Christian Church359.3
3) Jewish20.5
4) Other338.7
Missing996 
TOTAL378100.0
20) Do you live at home with one or both of your parents? (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Both parents31780.7
2) One parent6717.0
3) Other92.3
Missing981 
TOTAL393100.0
21) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My father attended -- Catholic elementary school (DADATND1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1249.0
2) Not checked125091.0
TOTAL1374100.0
22) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My father attended -- Catholic high school (DADATND2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1047.6
2) Not checked127092.4
TOTAL1374100.0
23) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My father attended -- Catholic college (DADATND3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked413.0
2) Not checked133397.0
TOTAL1374100.0
24) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My father attended -- No Catholic schools (DADATND4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1128.2
2) Not checked126291.8
TOTAL1374100.0
25) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My father attended -- I don't know (DADATND5)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1299.4
2) Not checked124590.6
TOTAL1374100.0
26) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My mother attended -- Catholic elementary school (MOMATND1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked16311.9
2) Not checked121188.1
TOTAL1374100.0
27) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My mother attended -- Catholic high school (MOMATND2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1279.2
2) Not checked124790.8
TOTAL1374100.0
28) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My mother attended -- Catholic college (MOMATND3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked433.1
2) Not checked133196.9
TOTAL1374100.0
29) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My mother attended -- No Catholic schools (MOMATND4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked997.2
2) Not checked127592.8
TOTAL1374100.0
30) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My mother attended -- I don't know (MOMATND5)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1077.8
2) Not checked126792.2
TOTAL1374100.0
31) How many years have you attended school year or summer parish religious education programs (outside of Catholic schools)? (PARISHED)
TOTAL%
1) None44433.5
2) 1-3 years24418.4
3) 4-8 years51038.5
4) 9 or more years1289.7
Missing48 
TOTAL1326100.0
32) Are you currently attending any religious education programs? (RENOW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92369.5
2) No40630.5
Missing45 
TOTAL1329100.0
33) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY ATTENDING ANY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMS: How often do you attend? (HOWOFTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly72076.0
2) Frequently13113.8
3) Occasionally656.9
4) Seldom313.3
Missing427 
TOTAL947100.0
34) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Attended Sunday Mass with members of my family (RELACT1)
TOTAL%
1) None1067.9
2) Once846.3
3) 2-3 times24818.6
4) 4-5 times43932.9
5) 6 or more times45934.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1336100.0
35) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Received Communion (RELACT2)
TOTAL%
1) None957.1
2) Once1017.6
3) 2-3 times21516.1
4) 4-5 times36227.2
5) 6 or more times55942.0
Missing42 
TOTAL1332100.0
36) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Prayed by myself (RELACT3)
TOTAL%
1) None13710.3
2) Once14310.8
3) 2-3 times27921.0
4) 4-5 times15811.9
5) 6 or more times61146.0
Missing46 
TOTAL1328100.0
37) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Prayed with my friends (RELACT4)
TOTAL%
1) None64748.5
2) Once13310.0
3) 2-3 times17913.4
4) 4-5 times1037.7
5) 6 or more times27320.4
Missing39 
TOTAL1335100.0
38) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Felt close to Jesus (RELACT5)
TOTAL%
1) None18213.8
2) Once22717.2
3) 2-3 times32024.2
4) 4-5 times22116.7
5) 6 or more times37228.1
Missing52 
TOTAL1322100.0
39) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Took part in grace before meals at home (RELACT6)
TOTAL%
1) None36927.8
2) Once13910.5
3) 2-3 times16212.2
4) 4-5 times967.2
5) 6 or more times56342.4
Missing45 
TOTAL1329100.0
40) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Read religious books or articles (RELACT7)
TOTAL%
1) None44533.4
2) Once20615.5
3) 2-3 times30823.1
4) 4-5 times1299.7
5) 6 or more times24518.4
Missing41 
TOTAL1333100.0
41) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Read the Bible outside of Mass (RELACT8)
TOTAL%
1) None17945.8
2) Once8421.5
3) 2-3 times7418.9
4) 4-5 times276.9
5) 6 or more times276.9
Missing983 
TOTAL391100.0
42) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Discussed religious beliefs and values at home (RELACT9)
TOTAL%
1) None48036.2
2) Once28521.5
3) 2-3 times25719.4
4) 4-5 times13510.2
5) 6 or more times17012.8
Missing47 
TOTAL1327100.0
43) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Discussed religious beliefs and values outside my home (RELACT10)
TOTAL%
1) None40830.6
2) Once23417.5
3) 2-3 times26419.8
4) 4-5 times16912.7
5) 6 or more times25919.4
Missing40 
TOTAL1334100.0
44) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Helped a neighbor (RELACT11)
TOTAL%
1) None21516.2
2) Once19214.5
3) 2-3 times37928.6
4) 4-5 times18514.0
5) 6 or more times35426.7
Missing49 
TOTAL1325100.0
45) Please tell how many times you did the following during the past 30 days. -- Took part in family prayer (other than grace at meals) (RELACT12)
TOTAL%
1) None21354.3
2) Once6316.1
3) 2-3 times5614.3
4) 4-5 times276.9
5) 6 or more times338.4
Missing982 
TOTAL392100.0
46) Please describe yourself in terms of your knowledge and practice of the Catholic faith. -- In terms of my knowledge and understanding (KNOWLEG)
TOTAL%
1) I am very knowledgeable.37628.3
2) I am somewhat knowledgeable.91769.1
3) I am not knowledgeable at all.352.6
Missing46 
TOTAL1328100.0
47) Please describe yourself in terms of your knowledge and practice of the Catholic faith. -- In terms of my practice and commitment (ACTIVE)
TOTAL%
1) I am an active Catholic.49437.2
2) I am only somewhat active.74756.2
3) I am not active.886.6
Missing45 
TOTAL1329100.0
48) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Reading Bible, religious books or articles (PARTIC1)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times5915.2
2) 1 time5814.9
3) 2-4 times10326.5
4) 5 or more times16843.3
Missing986 
TOTAL388100.0
49) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Reading Bible, religious books or articles (DIFF1)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.4313.9
2) It made some difference.14546.8
3) It made a little difference.10132.6
4) It made no difference at all.216.8
Missing1064 
TOTAL310100.0
50) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Private prayer/reflection (PARTIC2)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times4912.6
2) 1 time4712.1
3) 2-4 times9725.0
4) 5 or more times19550.3
Missing986 
TOTAL388100.0
51) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Private prayer/reflection (DIFF2)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.9730.3
2) It made some difference.12438.8
3) It made a little difference.7523.4
4) It made no difference at all.247.5
Missing1054 
TOTAL320100.0
52) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Taking part in family prayer (PARTIC3)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times11429.3
2) 1 time5313.6
3) 2-4 times9724.9
4) 5 or more times12532.1
Missing985 
TOTAL389100.0
53) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Taking part in family prayer (DIFF3)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.3613.7
2) It made some difference.9134.7
3) It made a little difference.9034.4
4) It made no difference at all.4517.2
Missing1112 
TOTAL262100.0
54) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Taking part in family religious traditions (PARTIC4)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times10527.2
2) 1 time5915.3
3) 2-4 times11128.8
4) 5 or more times11128.8
Missing988 
TOTAL386100.0
55) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Taking part in family religious traditions (DIFF4)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.7026.6
2) It made some difference.8030.4
3) It made a little difference.8532.3
4) It made no difference at all.2810.6
Missing1111 
TOTAL263100.0
56) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Talking with family about religion (PARTIC5)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times11830.3
2) 1 time8622.1
3) 2-4 times11529.5
4) 5 or more times7118.2
Missing984 
TOTAL390100.0
57) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Talking with family about religion (DIFF5)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.5822.8
2) It made some difference.8131.9
3) It made a little difference.8834.6
4) It made no difference at all.2710.6
Missing1120 
TOTAL254100.0
58) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Talking with friends about religion (PARTIC6)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times17043.8
2) 1 time8622.2
3) 2-4 times7920.4
4) 5 or more times5313.7
Missing986 
TOTAL388100.0
59) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Talking with friends about religion (DIFF6)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.2311.1
2) It made some difference.8339.9
3) It made a little difference.6430.8
4) It made no difference at all.3818.3
Missing1166 
TOTAL208100.0
60) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Talking with adult believers (PARTIC7)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times12331.7
2) 1 time6817.5
3) 2-4 times9624.7
4) 5 or more times10126.0
Missing986 
TOTAL388100.0
61) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Talking with adult believers (DIFF7)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.5422.0
2) It made some difference.8233.3
3) It made a little difference.8434.1
4) It made no difference at all.2610.6
Missing1128 
TOTAL246100.0
62) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Going to a Catholic school (PARTIC8)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times14437.4
2) 1 time153.9
3) 2-4 times205.2
4) 5 or more times20653.5
Missing989 
TOTAL385100.0
63) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Going to a Catholic school (DIFF8)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.11350.0
2) It made some difference.4821.2
3) It made a little difference.2611.5
4) It made no difference at all.3917.3
Missing1148 
TOTAL226100.0
64) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Attending CCD/Parish religious education programs (PARTIC9)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times17345.2
2) 1 time297.6
3) 2-4 times4010.4
4) 5 or more times14136.8
Missing991 
TOTAL383100.0
65) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Attending CCD/Parish religious education programs (DIFF9)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.5930.6
2) It made some difference.7538.9
3) It made a little difference.3819.7
4) It made no difference at all.2110.9
Missing1181 
TOTAL193100.0
66) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Taking part in family-based religious programs (PARTIC10)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times22558.0
2) 1 time7820.1
3) 2-4 times5915.2
4) 5 or more times266.7
Missing986 
TOTAL388100.0
67) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Taking part in family-based religious programs (DIFF10)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.2616.7
2) It made some difference.5132.7
3) It made a little difference.6038.5
4) It made no difference at all.1912.2
Missing1218 
TOTAL156100.0
68) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Taking part in the Sunday Eucharist (Mass) (PARTIC11)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times4712.2
2) 1 time215.4
3) 2-4 times4712.2
4) 5 or more times27170.2
Missing988 
TOTAL386100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Taking part in the Sunday Eucharist (Mass) (DIFF11)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.10933.6
2) It made some difference.12338.0
3) It made a little difference.6118.8
4) It made no difference at all.319.6
Missing1050 
TOTAL324100.0
70) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Receiving the Sacraments (PARTIC12)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times5313.9
2) 1 time4010.5
3) 2-4 times9725.5
4) 5 or more times19050.0
Missing994 
TOTAL380100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Receiving the Sacraments (DIFF12)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.11838.1
2) It made some difference.11637.4
3) It made a little difference.5317.1
4) It made no difference at all.237.4
Missing1064 
TOTAL310100.0
72) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Listening to Sunday sermons (PARTIC13)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times297.5
2) 1 time4311.1
3) 2-4 times7820.2
4) 5 or more times23661.1
Missing988 
TOTAL386100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Listening to Sunday sermons (DIFF13)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.9227.3
2) It made some difference.12336.5
3) It made a little difference.8525.2
4) It made no difference at all.3711.0
Missing1037 
TOTAL337100.0
74) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Taking part in a Scripture study or serious discussion group (PARTIC14)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times18347.4
2) 1 time6015.5
3) 2-4 times8121.0
4) 5 or more times6216.1
Missing988 
TOTAL386100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Taking part in a Scripture study or serious discussion group (DIFF14)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.3819.8
2) It made some difference.6533.9
3) It made a little difference.7639.6
4) It made no difference at all.136.8
Missing1182 
TOTAL192100.0
76) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Taking part in a parish-based short course on a religious topic (PARTIC15)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times23861.7
2) 1 time6115.8
3) 2-4 times5113.2
4) 5 or more times369.3
Missing988 
TOTAL386100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Taking part in a parish-based short course on a religious topic (DIFF15)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.2819.9
2) It made some difference.4834.0
3) It made a little difference.5740.4
4) It made no difference at all.85.7
Missing1233 
TOTAL141100.0
78) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Taking part in a peer ministry program (PARTIC16)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times27070.1
2) 1 time4411.4
3) 2-4 times3910.1
4) 5 or more times328.3
Missing989 
TOTAL385100.0
79) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Taking part in a peer ministry program (DIFF16)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.2220.2
2) It made some difference.4238.5
3) It made a little difference.2926.6
4) It made no difference at all.1614.7
Missing1265 
TOTAL109100.0
80) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Celebrate religious festivals (PARTIC17)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times8020.6
2) 1 time7118.3
3) 2-4 times10126.0
4) 5 or more times13735.2
Missing985 
TOTAL389100.0
81) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Celebrate religious festivals (DIFF17)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.8328.6
2) It made some difference.10736.9
3) It made a little difference.6221.4
4) It made no difference at all.3813.1
Missing1084 
TOTAL290100.0
82) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Helping plan/carry out a youth worship service (PARTIC18)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times20051.8
2) 1 time7318.9
3) 2-4 times7719.9
4) 5 or more times369.3
Missing988 
TOTAL386100.0
83) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Helping plan/carry out a youth worship service (DIFF18)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.3117.7
2) It made some difference.6034.3
3) It made a little difference.6235.4
4) It made no difference at all.2212.6
Missing1199 
TOTAL175100.0
84) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Working in parish social service projects (PARTIC19)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times21254.9
2) 1 time7619.7
3) 2-4 times7018.1
4) 5 or more times287.3
Missing988 
TOTAL386100.0
85) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Working in parish social service projects (DIFF19)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.2716.1
2) It made some difference.6337.5
3) It made a little difference.6438.1
4) It made no difference at all.148.3
Missing1206 
TOTAL168100.0
86) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Participating in Catholic youth retreats (PARTIC20)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times22558.1
2) 1 time9123.5
3) 2-4 times4311.1
4) 5 or more times287.2
Missing987 
TOTAL387100.0
87) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Participating in Catholic youth retreats (DIFF20)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.4731.1
2) It made some difference.5435.8
3) It made a little difference.3523.2
4) It made no difference at all.159.9
Missing1223 
TOTAL151100.0
88) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Participating in other Catholic youth group activities (PARTIC21)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times19751.0
2) 1 time6316.3
3) 2-4 times6817.6
4) 5 or more times5815.0
Missing988 
TOTAL386100.0
89) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Participating in other Catholic youth group activities (DIFF21)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.3519.7
2) It made some difference.7341.0
3) It made a little difference.5229.2
4) It made no difference at all.1810.1
Missing1196 
TOTAL178100.0
90) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Taking part in an interfaith youth activity (PARTIC22)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times25867.2
2) 1 time7519.5
3) 2-4 times359.1
4) 5 or more times164.2
Missing990 
TOTAL384100.0
91) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Taking part in an interfaith youth activity (DIFF22)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.2925.0
2) It made some difference.4034.5
3) It made a little difference.3631.0
4) It made no difference at all.119.5
Missing1258 
TOTAL116100.0
92) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Taking part in a youth program at a Protestant church (PARTIC23)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times33386.3
2) 1 time194.9
3) 2-4 times215.4
4) 5 or more times133.4
Missing988 
TOTAL386100.0
93) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Taking part in a youth program at a Protestant church (DIFF23)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.919.6
2) It made some difference.1737.0
3) It made a little difference.1226.1
4) It made no difference at all.817.4
Missing1328 
TOTAL46100.0
94) Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please indicate how many times you participated in each of the activities during the past 12 months. -- Dealing with personal crises/problems (PARTIC24)
TOTAL%
1) 0 times9324.3
2) 1 time7018.3
3) 2-4 times10226.7
4) 5 or more times11730.6
Missing992 
TOTAL382100.0
95) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITY: Listed below are activities that may have helped you better understand and appreciate your Catholic faith. Please rate the activity as to how much difference it made in your life as a Catholic. -- Dealing with personal crises/problems (DIFF24)
TOTAL%
1) It made a great difference.11240.4
2) It made some difference.9735.0
3) It made a little difference.4817.3
4) It made no difference at all.207.2
Missing1097 
TOTAL277100.0
96) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- The sacraments are signs of God's love and sources of God's life. (MYVU1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree58243.6
2) Agree49236.9
3) Not sure/I do not know22016.5
4) Disagree191.4
5) Strongly disagree221.6
Missing39 
TOTAL1335100.0
97) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- Catholics believe that Jesus actually died and then rose from the dead. (MYVU2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree92769.5
2) Agree27720.8
3) Not sure/I do not know785.8
4) Disagree171.3
5) Strongly disagree352.6
Missing40 
TOTAL1334100.0
98) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- Catholics believe that in the Mass the bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Jesus. (MYVU3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree83162.3
2) Agree34225.7
3) Not sure/I do not know987.4
4) Disagree201.5
5) Strongly disagree423.2
Missing41 
TOTAL1333100.0
99) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- Grace is something we earn. (MYVU4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27220.5
2) Agree34726.1
3) Not sure/I do not know42932.3
4) Disagree13310.0
5) Strongly disagree14811.1
Missing45 
TOTAL1329100.0
100) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- The Gospel was preached before it was written down. (MYVU5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36927.8
2) Agree43933.1
3) Not sure/I do not know45734.5
4) Disagree322.4
5) Strongly disagree292.2
Missing48 
TOTAL1326100.0
101) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- God loves me only when I am good. (MYVU6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree745.6
2) Agree614.6
3) Not sure/I do not know1138.5
4) Disagree27320.5
5) Strongly disagree81060.9
Missing43 
TOTAL1331100.0
102) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- The Sunday Eucharist means a lot to me; I look forward to it. (MYVU7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21216.0
2) Agree47235.6
3) Not sure/I do not know41931.6
4) Disagree15811.9
5) Strongly disagree634.8
Missing50 
TOTAL1324100.0
103) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- Every Catholic is called in some way to serve others. (MYVU8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42532.3
2) Agree53840.9
3) Not sure/I do not know27721.1
4) Disagree453.4
5) Strongly disagree302.3
Missing59 
TOTAL1315100.0
104) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- Slavery is an example of a social sin. (MYVU9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14236.5
2) Agree8120.8
3) Not sure/I do not know12431.9
4) Disagree143.6
5) Strongly disagree287.2
Missing985 
TOTAL389100.0
105) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- I believe rich countries should help poor countries. (MYVU10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree55942.3
2) Agree44333.5
3) Not sure/I do not know18814.2
4) Disagree816.1
5) Strongly disagree523.9
Missing51 
TOTAL1323100.0
106) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- To be Catholic means to honor Mary. (MYVU11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25119.0
2) Agree43032.6
3) Not sure/I do not know42532.2
4) Disagree14511.0
5) Strongly disagree695.2
Missing54 
TOTAL1320100.0
107) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- If you have to make a choice, it is more important to attend Sunday Mass than to help a friend in a crisis. (MYVU12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree866.5
2) Agree14911.3
3) Not sure/I do not know44133.3
4) Disagree37528.3
5) Strongly disagree27320.6
Missing50 
TOTAL1324100.0
108) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- To love God with all of our hearts and our neighbors as ourselves are the two great commandments. (MYVU13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree48536.7
2) Agree48436.6
3) Not sure/I do not know25219.1
4) Disagree624.7
5) Strongly disagree393.0
Missing52 
TOTAL1322100.0
109) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- A person can follow Christ and not be concerned about serving others. (MYVU14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree916.9
2) Agree15011.4
3) Not sure/I do not know34826.4
4) Disagree42532.2
5) Strongly disagree30523.1
Missing55 
TOTAL1319100.0
110) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- The Church teaches that the life of an enemy soldier is as important as the life of an unborn child. (MYVU15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32724.9
2) Agree31924.3
3) Not sure/I do not know51839.5
4) Disagree796.0
5) Strongly disagree695.3
Missing62 
TOTAL1312100.0
111) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- Martin Luther began the Protestant Reformation. (MYVU16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4912.7
2) Agree6617.1
3) Not sure/I do not know24663.9
4) Disagree133.4
5) Strongly disagree112.9
Missing989 
TOTAL385100.0
112) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- The disciples who followed Jesus immediately gave up all Jewish religious customs. (MYVU17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree675.1
2) Agree13210.0
3) Not sure/I do not know76458.1
4) Disagree23417.8
5) Strongly disagree1199.0
Missing58 
TOTAL1316100.0
113) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- Ecumenism describes activities to foster unity among Catholics and people of other Christian congregations. (MYVU18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1078.2
2) Agree17713.6
3) Not sure/I do not know95373.0
4) Disagree413.1
5) Strongly disagree272.1
Missing69 
TOTAL1305100.0
114) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- All Christians are Catholics. (MYVU19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1299.8
2) Agree21816.6
3) Not sure/I do not know28121.4
4) Disagree34126.0
5) Strongly disagree34426.2
Missing61 
TOTAL1313100.0
115) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- I think that people who know me know that I'm a Catholic. (MYVU20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33625.6
2) Agree47536.2
3) Not sure/I do not know29222.2
4) Disagree13610.4
5) Strongly disagree745.6
Missing61 
TOTAL1313100.0
116) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- I consider myself a follower of Christ. (MYVU21)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree52840.4
2) Agree53040.5
3) Not sure/I do not know17513.4
4) Disagree413.1
5) Strongly disagree342.6
Missing66 
TOTAL1308100.0
117) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- I see Jesus as one who asks a lot from His followers. (MYVU22)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1118.5
2) Agree20315.5
3) Not sure/I do not know31223.8
4) Disagree42732.5
5) Strongly disagree25919.7
Missing62 
TOTAL1312100.0
118) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- I can in good conscience exclude some people from a social gathering because of their race. (MYVU23)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree826.3
2) Agree896.8
3) Not sure/I do not know22116.9
4) Disagree20115.4
5) Strongly disagree71454.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1307100.0
119) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- A girl can be as effective a leader as a boy. (MYVU24)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree84263.9
2) Agree24918.9
3) Not sure/I do not know1118.4
4) Disagree503.8
5) Strongly disagree665.0
Missing56 
TOTAL1318100.0
120) In this section, you are asked to express your perceptions and personal views on a number of statements about the teachings of the Church. Remember that this survey is confidential. Please candidly share your views and perceptions by responding to each statement. -- At times, I feel God is too great to care about me. (MYVU25)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1047.9
2) Agree18113.8
3) Not sure/I do not know24518.6
4) Disagree30423.1
5) Strongly disagree48236.6
Missing58 
TOTAL1316100.0
121) I-AGE: What is your age? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 12 & under28921.7
1) 1367550.6
2) 14 & over37027.7
Missing40 
TOTAL1334100.0
122) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female67350.3
2) Male66449.7
Missing37 
TOTAL1337100.0
123) I-RACE: To which racial/ethnic group do you belong? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
0) White116987.9
1) Other16112.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1330100.0
124) I-YRSATTND: How many years have you attended a Catholic school? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-YRSATTND)
TOTAL%
1) None61146.4
2) 1-4 years19815.0
3) 5-9 years50838.6
Missing57 
TOTAL1317100.0