Toward Shaping the Agenda: A National Survey of Catholic Religious Education, Survey of Children Aged 15-18, 1993

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey of Ages 15-18 (FORMTYPE)
TOTAL%
6) 452100.0
Missing518 
TOTAL452100.0
2) ID number (IDNUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL970463.949300
3) Parish code (PARISHCD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9671810.3311051
4) Family code (FAMILYCD)
TOTAL%
2) 12.7
3) 12.7
8) 12.7
11) 12.7
13) 12.7
21) 12.7
22) 12.7
34) 12.7
35) 12.7
40) 12.7
44) 12.7
48) 12.7
50) 12.7
52) 12.7
53) 12.7
80) 12.7
81) 12.7
83) 12.7
87) 12.7
95) 12.7
101) 12.7
105) 12.7
107) 12.7
109) 12.7
124) 12.7
125) 12.7
127) 12.7
134) 12.7
137) 12.7
138) 12.7
148) 12.7
153) 12.7
159) 12.7
168) 12.7
170) 12.7
172) 12.7
173) 12.7
Missing933 
TOTAL37100.0
5) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
12) 10.1
13) 50.5
14) 677.3
15) 24426.6
16) 27029.4
17) 27229.7
18) 556.0
19) 30.3
Missing53 
TOTAL917100.0
6) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female45549.5
2) Male46450.5
Missing51 
TOTAL919100.0
7) To which racial/ethnic group do you belong? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White76684.2
2) African American353.8
3) Hispanic707.7
4) Asian American171.9
5) Native American30.3
6) Other192.1
Missing60 
TOTAL910100.0
8) Do you attend high school at present? (INHISKL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89497.2
2) No262.8
Missing50 
TOTAL920100.0
9) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND HIGH SCHOOL AT PRESENT: Please describe the school you attend -- Public (SKOOLTP1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked57058.8
2) Not checked40041.2
TOTAL970100.0
10) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND HIGH SCHOOL AT PRESENT: Please describe the school you attend -- Catholic (SKOOLTP2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked31932.9
2) Not checked65167.1
TOTAL970100.0
11) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND HIGH SCHOOL AT PRESENT: Please describe the school you attend -- Private (not Catholic) (SKOOLTP3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked262.7
2) Not checked94497.3
TOTAL970100.0
12) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND HIGH SCHOOL AT PRESENT: Please describe the school you attend -- Academic/Comprehensive (SKOOLTP4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked606.2
2) Not checked91093.8
TOTAL970100.0
13) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND HIGH SCHOOL AT PRESENT: Please describe the school you attend -- Vocational/Technical (SKOOLTP5)
TOTAL%
1) Checked90.9
2) Not checked96199.1
TOTAL970100.0
14) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND HIGH SCHOOL AT PRESENT: Please describe the school you attend -- Coeducational (SKOOLTP6)
TOTAL%
1) Checked434.4
2) Not checked92795.6
TOTAL970100.0
15) How many years have you attended a Catholic school? (NUMYEARS)
TOTAL%
1) None40244.6
2) 1-3 years11012.2
3) 4-7 years13515.0
4) 9 or more years25428.2
Missing69 
TOTAL901100.0
16) What is the religious affiliation of your parents? -- Mother (RELIGMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic39086.7
2) Other Christian church408.9
3) Jewish30.7
4) Other173.8
Missing520 
TOTAL450100.0
17) What is the religious affiliation of your parents? -- Father (RELIGDAD)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic35379.7
2) Other Christian church6113.8
3) Jewish10.2
4) Other286.3
Missing527 
TOTAL443100.0
18) Do you live at home with one or both of your parents? (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Both parents35278.0
2) One parent8819.5
3) Other112.4
Missing519 
TOTAL451100.0
19) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My father attended -- Catholic elementary school (DADATND1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked16216.7
2) Not checked80883.3
TOTAL970100.0
20) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My father attended -- Catholic high school (DADATND2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked14414.8
2) Not checked82685.2
TOTAL970100.0
21) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My father attended -- Catholic college (DADATND3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked404.1
2) Not checked93095.9
TOTAL970100.0
22) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My father attended -- No Catholic schools (DADATND4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked16617.1
2) Not checked80482.9
TOTAL970100.0
23) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My father attended -- I don't know (DADATND5)
TOTAL%
1) Checked848.7
2) Not checked88691.3
TOTAL970100.0
24) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My mother attended -- Catholic elementary school (MOMATND1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked19620.2
2) Not checked77479.8
TOTAL970100.0
25) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My mother attended -- Catholic high school (MOMATND2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked17217.7
2) Not checked79882.3
TOTAL970100.0
26) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My mother attended -- Catholic college (MOMATND3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked464.7
2) Not checked92495.3
TOTAL970100.0
27) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My mother attended -- No Catholic schools (MOMATND4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked14715.2
2) Not checked82384.8
TOTAL970100.0
28) Did your parents attend Catholic schools? My mother attended -- I don't know (MOMATND5)
TOTAL%
1) Checked717.3
2) Not checked89992.7
TOTAL970100.0
29) How many years have you attended school-year or summer parish religious education programs (outside of Catholic schools)? (PARISHED)
TOTAL%
1) None26930.0
2) 1-3 years19521.7
3) 4-8 years14916.6
4) 9 or more years28431.7
Missing73 
TOTAL897100.0
30) Are you currently attending any religious education programs? (RENOW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53859.4
2) No36840.6
Missing64 
TOTAL906100.0
31) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO CURRENTLY ATTEND ANY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMS: How often do you attend? (HOWOFTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly45272.1
2) Frequently8713.9
3) Occasionally609.6
4) Seldom284.5
Missing343 
TOTAL627100.0
32) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Attended Sunday Mass with members of my family (RELACT1)
TOTAL%
1) None17519.1
2) Once808.7
3) 2-3 times23025.1
4) 4-5 times31734.6
5) 6 or more times11512.5
Missing53 
TOTAL917100.0
33) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Received Communion (RELACT2)
TOTAL%
1) None15116.5
2) Once10411.4
3) 2-3 times20622.5
4) 4-5 times31434.4
5) 6 or more times13915.2
Missing56 
TOTAL914100.0
34) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Prayed by myself (RELACT3)
TOTAL%
1) None12713.9
2) Once727.9
3) 2-3 times16217.7
4) 4-5 times11312.3
5) 6 or more times44148.2
Missing55 
TOTAL915100.0
35) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Prayed with my friends (RELACT4)
TOTAL%
1) None47552.1
2) Once10111.1
3) 2-3 times11812.9
4) 4-5 times626.8
5) 6 or more times15617.1
Missing58 
TOTAL912100.0
36) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Took part in grace before meals at home (RELACT5)
TOTAL%
1) None36740.2
2) Once9310.2
3) 2-3 times10811.8
4) 4-5 times505.5
5) 6 or more times29432.2
Missing58 
TOTAL912100.0
37) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Read religious books or articles (RELACT6)
TOTAL%
1) None37941.6
2) Once16317.9
3) 2-3 times19321.2
4) 4-5 times677.4
5) 6 or more times10811.9
Missing60 
TOTAL910100.0
38) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Read the Bible outside of Mass (RELACT7)
TOTAL%
1) None29966.7
2) Once5211.6
3) 2-3 times5412.1
4) 4-5 times173.8
5) 6 or more times265.8
Missing522 
TOTAL448100.0
39) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Talked about religious beliefs and values at home (RELACT8)
TOTAL%
1) None33136.4
2) Once18620.4
3) 2-3 times21323.4
4) 4-5 times748.1
5) 6 or more times10611.6
Missing60 
TOTAL910100.0
40) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Talked about religious beliefs and values outside my home (RELACT9)
TOTAL%
1) None25427.9
2) Once16317.9
3) 2-3 times23926.2
4) 4-5 times9810.7
5) 6 or more times15817.3
Missing58 
TOTAL912100.0
41) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Visited a friend or neighbor who is very old or ill (RELACT10)
TOTAL%
1) None46351.2
2) Once21223.4
3) 2-3 times14015.5
4) 4-5 times404.4
5) 6 or more times505.5
Missing65 
TOTAL905100.0
42) Please tell how many times you did each of the following during the past 30 days? -- Took part in family prayer (other than grace at meals) (RELACT11)
TOTAL%
1) None34877.7
2) Once419.2
3) 2-3 times276.0
4) 4-5 times122.7
5) 6 or more times204.5
Missing522 
TOTAL448100.0
43) Please describe yourself in terms of your knowledge and practice of the Catholic faith. -- In terms of my knowledge and understanding (HOWMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) I am very knowledgeable.23425.5
2) I am somewhat knowledgeable.65071.0
3) I am not knowledgeable at all.323.5
Missing54 
TOTAL916100.0
44) Please describe yourself in terms of your knowledge and practice of the Catholic faith. -- In terms of my practice and commitment (HOWACTIV)
TOTAL%
1) I am an active Catholic.32635.8
2) I am only somewhat active.46751.3
3) I am not active.11712.9
Missing60 
TOTAL910100.0
45) 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 times9020.4
2) 1 time6214.0
3) 2-4 times11826.7
4) 5 or more times17238.9
Missing528 
TOTAL442100.0
46) 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.339.5
2) It made some difference.13739.3
3) It made a little difference.13237.8
4) It made no difference at all.4713.5
Missing621 
TOTAL349100.0
47) 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 times4710.7
2) 1 time439.8
3) 2-4 times6414.5
4) 5 or more times28765.1
Missing529 
TOTAL441100.0
48) 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.16242.0
2) It made some difference.13535.0
3) It made a little difference.6717.4
4) It made no difference at all.225.7
Missing584 
TOTAL386100.0
49) 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 times19644.4
2) 1 time5111.6
3) 2-4 times9321.1
4) 5 or more times10122.9
Missing529 
TOTAL441100.0
50) 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.3012.3
2) It made some difference.8836.1
3) It made a little difference.9137.3
4) It made no difference at all.3514.3
Missing726 
TOTAL244100.0
51) 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 times14633.3
2) 1 time5713.0
3) 2-4 times12628.8
4) 5 or more times10924.9
Missing532 
TOTAL438100.0
52) 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.4214.5
2) It made some difference.12342.4
3) It made a little difference.8930.7
4) It made no difference at all.3612.4
Missing680 
TOTAL290100.0
53) 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 times14833.6
2) 1 time7717.5
3) 2-4 times11626.4
4) 5 or more times9922.5
Missing530 
TOTAL440100.0
54) 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.4214.5
2) It made some difference.12141.7
3) It made a little difference.9231.7
4) It made no difference at all.3512.1
Missing680 
TOTAL290100.0
55) 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 times14933.8
2) 1 time7216.3
3) 2-4 times11726.5
4) 5 or more times10323.4
Missing529 
TOTAL441100.0
56) 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.5017.4
2) It made some difference.11740.8
3) It made a little difference.8529.6
4) It made no difference at all.3512.2
Missing683 
TOTAL287100.0
57) 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 times14432.7
2) 1 time8018.1
3) 2-4 times10824.5
4) 5 or more times10924.7
Missing529 
TOTAL441100.0
58) 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.5518.6
2) It made some difference.11840.0
3) It made a little difference.7726.1
4) It made no difference at all.4515.3
Missing675 
TOTAL295100.0
59) 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 times13530.7
2) 1 time133.0
3) 2-4 times112.5
4) 5 or more times28163.9
Missing530 
TOTAL440100.0
60) 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.13945.7
2) It made some difference.7825.7
3) It made a little difference.3812.5
4) It made no difference at all.4916.1
Missing666 
TOTAL304100.0
61) 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 times25658.7
2) 1 time225.0
3) 2-4 times225.0
4) 5 or more times13631.2
Missing534 
TOTAL436100.0
62) 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.5631.6
2) It made some difference.5832.8
3) It made a little difference.2715.3
4) It made no difference at all.3620.3
Missing793 
TOTAL177100.0
63) 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 times35180.3
2) 1 time368.2
3) 2-4 times358.0
4) 5 or more times153.4
Missing533 
TOTAL437100.0
64) 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.1415.4
2) It made some difference.3740.7
3) It made a little difference.2224.2
4) It made no difference at all.1819.8
Missing879 
TOTAL91100.0
65) 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 times7918.0
2) 1 time276.2
3) 2-4 times6013.7
4) 5 or more times27362.2
Missing531 
TOTAL439100.0
66) 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.10630.2
2) It made some difference.11833.6
3) It made a little difference.8624.5
4) It made no difference at all.4111.7
Missing619 
TOTAL351100.0
67) 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 times9121.0
2) 1 time5212.0
3) 2-4 times7517.3
4) 5 or more times21649.8
Missing536 
TOTAL434100.0
68) 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.11032.8
2) It made some difference.11835.2
3) It made a little difference.6720.0
4) It made no difference at all.4011.9
Missing635 
TOTAL335100.0
69) 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 times7116.1
2) 1 time378.4
3) 2-4 times6815.5
4) 5 or more times26460.0
Missing530 
TOTAL440100.0
70) 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.7119.6
2) It made some difference.13637.5
3) It made a little difference.9927.3
4) It made no difference at all.5715.7
Missing607 
TOTAL363100.0
71) 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 times23152.6
2) 1 time5512.5
3) 2-4 times6514.8
4) 5 or more times8820.0
Missing531 
TOTAL439100.0
72) 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.5928.4
2) It made some difference.8239.4
3) It made a little difference.4823.1
4) It made no difference at all.199.1
Missing762 
TOTAL208100.0
73) 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 times33576.3
2) 1 time419.3
3) 2-4 times358.0
4) 5 or more times286.4
Missing531 
TOTAL439100.0
74) 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.1817.0
2) It made some difference.3734.9
3) It made a little difference.3533.0
4) It made no difference at all.1615.1
Missing864 
TOTAL106100.0
75) 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 times27362.3
2) 1 time4811.0
3) 2-4 times5211.9
4) 5 or more times6514.8
Missing532 
TOTAL438100.0
76) 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.5029.9
2) It made some difference.6538.9
3) It made a little difference.3319.8
4) It made no difference at all.1911.4
Missing803 
TOTAL167100.0
77) 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 times10824.5
2) 1 time5813.2
3) 2-4 times13029.5
4) 5 or more times14532.9
Missing529 
TOTAL441100.0
78) 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.7623.5
2) It made some difference.12137.5
3) It made a little difference.9228.5
4) It made no difference at all.3410.5
Missing647 
TOTAL323100.0
79) 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 times27162.2
2) 1 time4911.2
3) 2-4 times7517.2
4) 5 or more times419.4
Missing534 
TOTAL436100.0
80) 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.4526.5
2) It made some difference.5834.1
3) It made a little difference.4526.5
4) It made no difference at all.2212.9
Missing800 
TOTAL170100.0
81) 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 times26360.5
2) 1 time5512.6
3) 2-4 times6615.2
4) 5 or more times5111.7
Missing535 
TOTAL435100.0
82) 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.4224.7
2) It made some difference.5733.5
3) It made a little difference.4928.8
4) It made no difference at all.2212.9
Missing800 
TOTAL170100.0
83) 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 times21850.3
2) 1 time10323.8
3) 2-4 times8619.9
4) 5 or more times266.0
Missing537 
TOTAL433100.0
84) 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.9745.1
2) It made some difference.6329.3
3) It made a little difference.3114.4
4) It made no difference at all.2411.2
Missing755 
TOTAL215100.0
85) 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 times23253.7
2) 1 time4911.3
3) 2-4 times6916.0
4) 5 or more times8219.0
Missing538 
TOTAL432100.0
86) 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.5125.8
2) It made some difference.7638.4
3) It made a little difference.4321.7
4) It made no difference at all.2814.1
Missing772 
TOTAL198100.0
87) 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 times31372.6
2) 1 time5212.1
3) 2-4 times358.1
4) 5 or more times317.2
Missing539 
TOTAL431100.0
88) 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.2621.8
2) It made some difference.4437.0
3) It made a little difference.2722.7
4) It made no difference at all.2218.5
Missing851 
TOTAL119100.0
89) 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 times37887.9
2) 1 time163.7
3) 2-4 times163.7
4) 5 or more times204.7
Missing540 
TOTAL430100.0
90) 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.1321.7
2) It made some difference.2135.0
3) It made a little difference.1118.3
4) It made no difference at all.1525.0
Missing910 
TOTAL60100.0
91) 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 times8519.8
2) 1 time4510.5
3) 2-4 times9622.3
4) 5 or more times20447.4
Missing540 
TOTAL430100.0
92) 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.17752.4
2) It made some difference.9528.1
3) It made a little difference.3610.7
4) It made no difference at all.308.9
Missing632 
TOTAL338100.0
93) 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 fundamentally is the community of believers. (MYVU1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23425.8
2) Agree42847.2
3) Not sure/I do not know19021.0
4) Disagree323.5
5) Strongly disagree222.4
Missing64 
TOTAL906100.0
94) 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. -- Original sin refers to a single event in pre-history of the human race. (MYVU2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12714.1
2) Agree24326.9
3) Not sure/I do not know31635.0
4) Disagree14416.0
5) Strongly disagree728.0
Missing68 
TOTAL902100.0
95) 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 that it is by their own efforts that people earn their place in heaven. (MYVU3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34238.1
2) Agree29633.0
3) Not sure/I do not know13314.8
4) Disagree819.0
5) Strongly disagree455.0
Missing73 
TOTAL897100.0
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 Gospel of Christ was preached before it was written down. (MYVU4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34538.4
2) Agree32035.6
3) Not sure/I do not know19221.4
4) Disagree283.1
5) Strongly disagree131.4
Missing72 
TOTAL898100.0
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. -- What is inspired in the Bible is the religious message it teaches. (MYVU5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22024.5
2) Agree40545.1
3) Not sure/I do not know21423.8
4) Disagree434.8
5) Strongly disagree161.8
Missing72 
TOTAL898100.0
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. -- Passover is a feast created by the early Church to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus. (MYVU6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5211.9
2) Agree11726.8
3) Not sure/I do not know12628.8
4) Disagree5512.6
5) Strongly disagree8719.9
Missing533 
TOTAL437100.0
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. -- I see attendance at Sunday Mass as a somewhat burdensome duty. (MYVU7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree788.8
2) Agree20222.7
3) Not sure/I do not know20523.0
4) Disagree26930.2
5) Strongly disagree13715.4
Missing79 
TOTAL891100.0
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 celebration of the Sunday Eucharist means a lot to me; I look forward to it. (MYVU8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10511.8
2) Agree24627.7
3) Not sure/I do not know30434.2
4) Disagree17519.7
5) Strongly disagree596.6
Missing81 
TOTAL889100.0
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. -- The Church's social teaching affirms the right of employees to organize for collective bargaining. (MYVU9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree576.4
2) Agree13415.0
3) Not sure/I do not know57564.5
4) Disagree8910.0
5) Strongly disagree374.1
Missing78 
TOTAL892100.0
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. -- I believe women and men can be equally effective as leaders in the Church. (MYVU10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree49255.0
2) Agree20623.0
3) Not sure/I do not know9310.4
4) Disagree606.7
5) Strongly disagree434.8
Missing76 
TOTAL894100.0
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. -- I believe that the BEST way a person can improve the world is to mind his or her own personal and family business. (MYVU11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree869.6
2) Agree15817.6
3) Not sure/I do not know19221.4
4) Disagree29633.0
5) Strongly disagree16618.5
Missing72 
TOTAL898100.0
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. -- To be Catholic means to honor Mary. (MYVU12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10912.2
2) Agree29032.5
3) Not sure/I do not know25428.4
4) Disagree17819.9
5) Strongly disagree626.9
Missing77 
TOTAL893100.0
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. -- If you have to make a choice, it is more important to attend Sunday Mass than to help a friend in a crisis. (MYVU13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree273.0
2) Agree576.4
3) Not sure/I do not know16518.5
4) Disagree33137.1
5) Strongly disagree31335.1
Missing77 
TOTAL893100.0
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. -- The Church teaches that the life of an enemy soldier is as important as the life of an unborn child. (MYVU14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22024.9
2) Agree25328.6
3) Not sure/I do not know29032.8
4) Disagree768.6
5) Strongly disagree465.2
Missing85 
TOTAL885100.0
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. -- I believe that Jesus is really present in the Eucharist. (MYVU15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28832.4
2) Agree29132.7
3) Not sure/I do not know21123.7
4) Disagree566.3
5) Strongly disagree434.8
Missing81 
TOTAL889100.0
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. -- Sexual relations outside of marriage is not seriously wrong in societies where it is an accepted practice. (MYVU16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12514.0
2) Agree24427.3
3) Not sure/I do not know22124.7
4) Disagree16218.1
5) Strongly disagree14215.9
Missing76 
TOTAL894100.0
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. -- I believe a woman is morally free to have a legal abortion if she so chooses. (MYVU17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18120.4
2) Agree16118.1
3) Not sure/I do not know17319.5
4) Disagree11713.2
5) Strongly disagree25728.9
Missing81 
TOTAL889100.0
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. -- I believe I have a serious moral obligation to take care of my health and avoid unhealthy habits. (MYVU18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23626.6
2) Agree37141.8
3) Not sure/I do not know18420.7
4) Disagree647.2
5) Strongly disagree333.7
Missing82 
TOTAL888100.0
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. -- The Reformation and Protestant Christianity began in the 16th Century. (MYVU19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree879.8
2) Agree13515.2
3) Not sure/I do not know61869.6
4) Disagree333.7
5) Strongly disagree151.7
Missing82 
TOTAL888100.0
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. -- At the Council of Jerusalem, the Church declared that one did not have to accept the Jewish tradition of circumcision to be a Christian. (MYVU20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree748.4
2) Agree13615.3
3) Not sure/I do not know63271.3
4) Disagree323.6
5) Strongly disagree121.4
Missing84 
TOTAL886100.0
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. -- From the time of the Apostles until recently, Catholic worship throughout the world was always in Latin. (MYVU21)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11513.0
2) Agree28932.6
3) Not sure/I do not know35339.8
4) Disagree10011.3
5) Strongly disagree303.4
Missing83 
TOTAL887100.0
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. -- Ecumenism refers to ongoing efforts between Catholics and Protestants to gain a better, mutual understanding. (MYVU22)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree576.5
2) Agree14816.8
3) Not sure/I do not know64272.7
4) Disagree273.1
5) Strongly disagree91.0
Missing87 
TOTAL883100.0
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 find it interesting to learn about the beliefs and practices of other religions. (MYVU23)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19321.8
2) Agree42147.6
3) Not sure/I do not know13114.8
4) Disagree10712.1
5) Strongly disagree323.6
Missing86 
TOTAL884100.0
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 think that religion is one of those subjects that is best avoided in conversations with friends and neighbors. (MYVU24)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree778.7
2) Agree21324.1
3) Not sure/I do not know21324.1
4) Disagree27931.6
5) Strongly disagree10111.4
Missing87 
TOTAL883100.0
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 think that people who know me know that I'm a Catholic. (MYVU25)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23126.3
2) Agree35039.8
3) Not sure/I do not know17519.9
4) Disagree768.6
5) Strongly disagree485.5
Missing90 
TOTAL880100.0
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 tend to speak up for my Christian beliefs. (MYVU26)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16518.9
2) Agree34739.7
3) Not sure/I do not know20022.9
4) Disagree12914.7
5) Strongly disagree343.9
Missing95 
TOTAL875100.0
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. -- I see Jesus as one who asks a lot from His followers. (MYVU27)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree647.3
2) Agree17820.2
3) Not sure/I do not know20623.4
4) Disagree32436.8
5) Strongly disagree10912.4
Missing89 
TOTAL881100.0
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. -- I consider myself a follower of Christ. (MYVU28)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28932.6
2) Agree38443.3
3) Not sure/I do not know13915.7
4) Disagree455.1
5) Strongly disagree303.4
Missing83 
TOTAL887100.0
121) 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 the decision to follow Christ as a one-time event rather than a daily challenge. (MYVU29)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree475.3
2) Agree10411.8
3) Not sure/I do not know22725.7
4) Disagree30935.0
5) Strongly disagree19722.3
Missing86 
TOTAL884100.0
122) 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 it helps a person's business, spreading false rumors is not wrong. (MYVU30)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree404.5
2) Agree536.0
3) Not sure/I do not know13415.1
4) Disagree29032.8
5) Strongly disagree36841.6
Missing85 
TOTAL885100.0
123) 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. -- It is possible for someone to turn away form God forever and be in hell. (MYVU31)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10812.2
2) Agree17219.4
3) Not sure/I do not know31135.1
4) Disagree17419.6
5) Strongly disagree12113.7
Missing84 
TOTAL886100.0
124) I-AGE: What is your age? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 14 & under738.0
1) 1524426.7
2) 1627029.5
3) 1727229.8
4) 18 & over556.0
Missing56 
TOTAL914100.0
125) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female45549.5
2) Male46450.5
Missing51 
TOTAL919100.0
126) I-RACE: To which racial/ethnic group do you belong? (recoded for on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
0) White76684.2
1) Other14415.8
Missing60 
TOTAL910100.0
127) I-YRSATTND: How many years have you attended a Catholic school? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-YRSATTND)
TOTAL%
1) None40244.6
2) 1-3 years11012.2
3) 4-7 years13515.0
4) 9 or more years25428.2
Missing69 
TOTAL901100.0