National Congregations Study, Cumulative Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Case ID (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27401370.5791
2) Four-digit year of data collection (YEAR)
TOTAL%
1) 1998123445.0
2) 2006150655.0
TOTAL2740100.0
3) Region in which congregation is located (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England or Mid-Atlantic45216.5
2) East North Central or West North Central67924.8
3) South Atlantic, East South Central, or West South Central109640.0
4) Mountain or Pacific51318.7
TOTAL2740100.0
4) What is your position in this congregation? (POS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27388.57713
5) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (FOUNDED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27401863.391344
6) In what year did your congregation begin worshiping at its current location? (STRTWRSH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12341877.347360
7) Is your congregation formally affiliated with a denomination, convention, or some similar kind of association? (HAVEDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes239687.4
2) No34412.6
TOTAL2740100.0
8) [1998 wording] Please tell me the names of all denominations or other associations that your congregation belongs to. [2006-07 wording] Please tell me the name of your denomination or other association. (DENOM1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL260640.90264
9) Denominational affiliation (collapsed 1) (DENCODE)
TOTAL%
0) No denomination31311.4
1) Roman Catholic66324.2
2) Southern Baptist Convention28510.4
3) Black Baptist913.3
4) American Baptist Churches260.9
5) Other Baptist1204.4
6) United Methodist Church2458.9
7) Black Methodist230.8
8) Other Methodist90.3
9) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America1114.1
10) Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod521.9
11) Other Lutheran190.7
12) Presbyterian Church (USA)823.0
13) Other Presbyterian90.3
14) Assembly of God481.8
15) Other Pentecostal542.0
16) Church of God in Christ210.8
17) Disciples of Christ170.6
18) Episcopal Church772.8
19) United Church of Christ511.9
20) Reformed Church in America80.3
21) Church of the Brethren70.3
22) Jehovah's Witness281.0
23) Mennonite70.3
24) Church of the Nazarene200.7
25) Seventh-day Adventists150.5
26) Unitarian Universalist Association160.6
27) Eastern Orthodox130.5
28) Church/Churches of Christ160.6
29) Various Church of God260.9
30) Latter-day Saints (LDS, Mormon)451.6
31) Jewish451.6
32) Non-Christian/non-Jewish531.9
35) Evangelical130.5
36) Christian and Missionary Alliance130.5
37) Other Mainline/Liberal90.3
38) Other Conservative/Evangelical341.2
39) Other Christian, nec562.0
TOTAL2740100.0
10) Denominational affiliation (collapsed 2) (DENCODE3)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic64323.5
2) Baptist60121.9
6) Methodist27710.1
9) Lutheran1846.7
12) Presbyterian or Reformed1525.5
14) Pentecostal1656.0
17) Other mainline or liberal Protestant762.8
18) Episcopal Church772.8
22) Other conservative, evangelical, or sectarian Protestant1786.5
23) Other Christian, nec28910.5
24) Non-Christian983.6
TOTAL2740100.0
11) What is your congregation's religion or religious group? (TRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Same as DENOM1236386.2
2) Can't tell10.0
3) Baptist802.9
4) Pentecostal150.5
5) Lutheran20.1
6) Apostolic10.0
12) Muslim50.2
15) Church of Christ371.4
16) Reform Judaism20.1
17) Congregational10.0
18) Sikh20.1
22) Seventh-day Adventist20.1
23) Jehovah's Witness40.1
24) Church of Scientology20.1
26) Hindu60.2
34) Calvary Chapel30.1
35) Latter-day Saints10.0
36) Catholic210.8
37) Presbyterian10.0
38) Church of God50.2
39) Spiritualist10.0
40) Christian, other1756.4
41) Non-Christian, non-Jewish80.3
42) Jewish20.1
TOTAL2740100.0
12) Religious tradition (collapsed) (TRAD3)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic66324.2
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist102037.2
3) Black Protestant32912.0
4) White liberal or moderate63023.0
6) Non-Christian983.6
TOTAL2740100.0
13) Is your congregation affiliated with any local association of congregations such as a local council of churches? (LOCALAFF)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data121.1
-2) Don't know30.3
1) Yes54751.0
2) No51047.6
Missing1668 
TOTAL1072100.0
14) What type of building does your congregation currently use for the primary worship service? (BLDGTYPE)
TOTAL%
-1) -120.1
1) School481.8
7) Store front160.6
20) Church, synagogue, temple, or mosque260595.2
21) Other652.4
Missing4 
TOTAL2736100.0
15) Do visitors ever come to view the building or the worship space to look at its architecture, or at artwork like stained glass windows or statues? (VIEWBLDG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.4
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes65252.8
2) No57646.7
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
16) Does this building belong to your congregation, or does it belong to another group that loans or rents space to you? (OWNBLDG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data140.5
1) Belongs to congregation or denomination257193.8
2) Belongs to another group1555.7
TOTAL2740100.0
17) Within the past twelve months, has your congregation done any major construction or remodeling of your building or buildings? (REMODEL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data835.5
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes46530.9
2) No95563.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
18) Did this construction or remodeling include any special features to improve accessibility for people with physical disabilities? (IMPROVE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data104169.1
-1) Refused30.2
1) Yes28118.7
2) No18112.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
19) How many persons would you say are associated in any way with the religious life of this congregation--counting both adults and children, counting both regular and irregular participants, counting both official or registered members and also participating nonmembers. What is the total number of persons associated with this congregation to any degree at all? (NUMTOTAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27402172.1385298
20) How many persons--counting both adults and children--would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation--whether or not they are officially members of your congregation? (NUMREGLR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27401030.2851833
21) How many adults--people 18 years or older--would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation? (NUMADLTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2740708.851291
22) Coded 1 for cases in which NUMADLTS was imputed (Because NUMADLTS was used to create weighting variables, we imputed a value to NUMADLTS for cases with All other missing data) (IMPSIZE)
TOTAL%
0) Size not imputed267797.7
1) Size imputed for NUMADULTS632.3
TOTAL2740100.0
23) Has your [increase/decrease] been ten percent or more since two years ago, or less than ten percent? (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused140.9
1) Decreased more than 10 percent895.9
2) Decreased less than 10 percent1348.9
3) Remained about the same54236.0
4) Increased less than 10 percent23315.5
5) Increased more than 10 percent49432.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
24) Is there one person who is the head or senior clergy person or religious leader in your congregation? (CLERGONE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.0
-2) Don‘t know10.0
1) Yes263496.1
2) No1043.8
TOTAL2740100.0
25) Is this person male or female? (CLERGSEX)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data532.0
-2) Don‘t know10.0
1) Male248392.5
2) Female1475.5
Missing56 
TOTAL2684100.0
26) What race or ethnicity [are you/is this person]? (CLERRACE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data612.3
-2) Don‘t know50.2
-1) Refused20.1
1) White206176.9
2) Black or African American34913.0
3) Hispanic672.5
4) Asian or Pacific Islander501.9
5) Other863.2
Missing59 
TOTAL2681100.0
27) Clergy race, incorporating responses to CLERHISP (CLERRAC2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data664.4
1) White non-Hispanic109872.9
2) White Hispanic151.0
3) Black and non-Hispanic19412.9
4) Black Hispanic10.1
5) Hispanic432.9
6) Asian and non-Hispanic332.2
7) Asian Hispanic10.1
8) Other553.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
28) [Are you/Is this person] Hispanic or Latino? (CLERHISP)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data1077.1
-2) Don‘t know40.3
1) Yes211.4
2) No137491.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
29) In what year did [you/this person] become the head or senior clergy person or religious leader? (CLERYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26841932.709344
30) How old [are you/is this person]? (CLERGAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL268350.45415
31) Number of months respondent has been actively involved with congregation (RTENURE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1506128.33127
32) What is the highest level of education [you have/this person has] received? (CLEREDUC)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data625.0
-2) Don‘t know121.0
-1) Refused20.2
1) Less than high school171.4
2) High school diploma352.8
3) Some college, but no four-year degree746.0
4) Four-year college degree16813.6
5) Graduate degree75461.2
6) Other (includes unspecified religious institutions)544.4
7) Not applicable, no single head clergy554.5
Missing1507 
TOTAL1233100.0
33) The congregation has co-pastors instead of one head clergyperson (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) No150099.6
1) Yes60.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
34) How do most people in the congregation address [you/this person]? (HOWADD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data573.8
-2) Don‘t know10.1
1) First name or nickname20813.8
2) First name OR title first name281.9
3) First name or title only251.7
4) First name or title last name110.7
5) Title first name29919.9
6) Title first name or title last name161.1
7) Title only69446.1
8) Title last name15310.2
9) Title only OR title last name60.4
10) Title Only OR title first name80.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
35) With which title do most people in the congregation address [you/this person]? (TITLE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data573.8
-2) Don‘t know10.1
0) No title20713.7
1) Mr./Ms./Mrs.30.2
2) Dr.231.5
3) Pastor59539.5
4) Minister20.1
5) Reverend593.9
6) Rabbi231.5
7) Father33622.3
8) Padre60.4
9) Monsignor261.7
10) Bishop392.6
11) Sister40.3
12) Brother765.0
13) Elder70.5
14) Teacher10.1
15) Preacher100.7
16) President80.5
17) Imam50.3
18) Chaplain40.3
20) Other140.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
36) [Have you/Has this person] graduated from a seminary or theological school? (CLERGRAD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data503.3
-2) Don‘t know10.1
-1) Refused60.4
1) Yes119479.3
2) No25516.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
37) [Are you/is this person] currently attending a seminary or theological school? (CLERATTD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data124482.7
-2) Don‘t know10.1
1) Yes342.3
2) No22515.0
Missing1236 
TOTAL1504100.0
38) [Are you/Is this person] ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (CLERSTAT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data543.6
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes140693.4
2) No453.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
39) [Were you/was this person] a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the leader of the congregation? (CLERPART)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data533.5
-2) Don‘t know10.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes26717.7
2) No118378.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
40) In what capacity did you participate before? (CLERGCAP)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data127284.5
1) Pastor or co-pastor80.5
4) Interim pastor or administrator10.1
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)483.2
7) Bishop30.2
8) Vicar10.1
11) Priest (father)10.1
13) Pastoral associate/assistant or parochial vicar50.3
15) Other ministerial staff (excluding deacons; including chaplain)20.1
16) Secretary/Clerk/Receptionist20.1
21) Elder or Presiding elder, overseer60.4
23) Member/chair/trustee of executive board, including financial secretary/treasurer50.3
24) Other administrative officer of congregation10.1
25) Lay leader (e.g., committee chair, other) or lay minister40.3
26) Church member291.9
28) Intern, seminarian, student pastor10.1
31) Minister, clergy, reverend, preacher10.1
33) Bishop's counselor40.3
35) Other171.1
36) Can't tell40.3
37) Deacon130.9
38) Executive/Administrative secretary10.1
39) Assistant to pastor10.1
45) Retired/Pastor Emeritus10.1
50) Youth/Children‘s pastor/minister or director/coordinator90.6
53) Pastor/Minister or Director/Coordinator of Adult Ministries10.1
55) Pastor/Minister or Director/Coordinator of Worship/Worship Arts/Liturgy/Ritual10.1
56) Pulpit/Preaching pastor/minister10.1
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)20.1
60) Men‘s or Women‘s pastor/minister20.1
64) Missions pastor/minister10.1
65) Minister/Pastor or Director Coordinator of Student ministries10.1
66) Other topical pastor/minister20.1
79) Teacher/Educator (includes Sunday School teacher)30.2
107) Clerk (Church clerk)10.1
200) Multiple roles513.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
41) [Are you/Is this person] paid for [your/his/her] work in this congregation? (CLERPAID)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data543.6
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes133288.4
2) No1187.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
42) Does [your/this person‘s] compensation package include a provision for paid sabbatical leave of at least one month every seven years? (CLERSABB)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data704.6
-2) Don't know30.2
-1) Refused463.1
1) Yes55837.1
2) No82955.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
43) [Do you/Does this person] serve another congregation besides this one? (OTHCONG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data533.5
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes16210.8
2) No129085.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
44) [Do you/Does this person] hold another job besides working for this or other congregations? (OTHJOB)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data523.5
-2) Don't know20.1
1) Yes26117.3
2) No119179.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
45) What is [your/this person‘s] other job? (CLERGJOB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1506140.475941
46) Does the head or senior clergy work full-time at this congregation? (CLERFT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data523.5
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes125183.1
2) No20213.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
47) [1998 wording] How many people currently work in this congregation as full-time paid staff? [2006-07 wording] Including [you/the leader we‘ve been talking about], how many people currently work in this congregation as full-time paid staff? (FTSTAFF)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27407.919
48) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSTAFF] full-time paid staff people in this congregation, again including [you/the leader we‘ve been talking about], how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? Please do not count secretaries, janitors, school teachers, or other full-time employees not primarily engaged in religious work. (MINSTAFF)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data151.0
0) 020413.5
1) 151934.5
2) 220813.8
3) 31489.8
4) 4986.5
5) 5624.1
6) 6422.8
7) 7463.1
8) 8342.3
9) 9211.4
10) 10201.3
11) 11151.0
12) 12151.0
13) 1370.5
14) 1470.5
15) 1590.6
16) 1620.1
17) 1720.1
18) 1830.2
20) 2060.4
22) 2220.1
25) 2580.5
26) 2620.1
27) 2710.1
30) 3040.3
32) 3210.1
35) 3520.1
42) 4210.1
45) 4510.1
50) 5010.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
49) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. (STF1TITL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data97164.5
1) Pastor, co-pastor21114.0
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister25316.8
4) Interim pastor or administrator (any level)30.2
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)40.3
7) Bishop10.1
9) Rector60.4
10) Rabbi70.5
11) Priest (father)191.3
12) Director or Executive Director40.3
15) Other ministerial staff (excluding deacons; including chaplain)40.3
20) Other administrative staff (including financial administration), Ministry of Administration10.1
21) Elder or presiding elder, overseer20.1
22) President of congregation20.1
24) Other administrative officer of congregation10.1
31) Minister, clergy, reverend, preacher40.3
35) Other10.1
36) Can't tell10.1
40) Spiritual leader10.1
43) Religious Sister10.1
44) Pastoral Administrator (lay Catholic pastor)10.1
52) University or Campus pastor or minister10.1
56) Pulpit/Preaching pastor or minister30.2
57) Pastor/Minister of Christian Life, Discipleship, Small Groups10.1
59) Pastor, Minister or Director, Coordinator of Music (includes Music Minister)10.1
61) Care pastor/minister10.1
100) Need Pastor10.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
50) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? (STF2TITL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15068.54421
51) Thinking of [STF2TITL], is this person male or female? (STF2GEND)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data94162.5
-1) Refused10.1
1) Male38825.8
2) Female17511.6
Missing1235 
TOTAL1505100.0
52) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (STF2STRT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data94262.6
-1) Refused70.5
1951) 195110.1
1955) 195510.1
1956) 195610.1
1961) 196110.1
1966) 196610.1
1970) 197010.1
1971) 197130.2
1972) 197210.1
1975) 197510.1
1976) 197620.1
1980) 198040.3
1984) 198410.1
1985) 198540.3
1986) 198660.4
1987) 198740.3
1988) 198850.3
1989) 198930.2
1990) 199080.5
1991) 199190.6
1992) 199280.5
1993) 199390.6
1994) 199460.4
1995) 1995100.7
1996) 1996231.5
1997) 1997120.8
1998) 1998171.1
1999) 1999221.5
2000) 2000302.0
2001) 2001402.7
2002) 2002392.6
2003) 2003513.4
2004) 2004765.1
2005) 2005835.5
2006) 2006694.6
2007) 200730.2
Missing1236 
TOTAL1504100.0
53) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (STF2GRDT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data94062.5
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes33422.2
2) No22715.1
Missing1236 
TOTAL1504100.0
54) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (STF2ATTD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data127985.0
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes382.5
2) No18612.4
Missing1236 
TOTAL1504100.0
55) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (STF2ORDN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data94062.5
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes33922.5
2) No22515.0
Missing1235 
TOTAL1505100.0
56) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (STF2MMBR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data94262.6
-1) Refused40.3
1) Yes16911.2
2) No39025.9
Missing1235 
TOTAL1505100.0
57) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? (STF3TITL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data115476.6
1) Pastor, co-pastor10.1
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister ("senior" anything)10.1
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)382.5
11) Priest (father)80.5
12) Director or Executive Director, Administrator20.1
13) Pastoral associate/assistant and parochial vicar70.5
14) Director/Coordinator or Pastor/Minister of Religious Education (Christian Education)483.2
15) Other ministerial staff (excluding deacons; including chaplain)60.4
16) Other administrative support (e.g., secretary, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, office manager, office staff)50.3
20) Other administrative/managerial staff (including financial administration); "Ministry of Administration"20.1
21) Elder or Presiding elder, overseer30.2
26) Church member10.1
28) Intern, seminarian, student pastor10.1
31) Minister, clergy, reverend, preacher20.1
35) Other10.1
36) Can't tell30.2
37) Deacon90.6
43) Religious Sister30.2
50) Youth/Children‘s pastor/minister or director/coordinator895.9
51) Family pastor or minister or director or coordinator20.1
52) University/Campus pastor/minister10.1
53) Pastor/Minister or Director/Coordinator of Adult Ministries20.1
55) Pastor/Minister or Director/Coordinator of Worship/Worship Arts/Liturgy/Ritual110.7
57) Pastor/Minister of Christian Life/Discipleship/Small Groups30.2
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)513.4
60) Men‘s or Women‘s Pastor/Minister10.1
61) Care pastor/minister20.1
63) Spanish-Speaking (Hispanic) Minister30.2
65) Minister or Pastor or Director or Coordinator of Student Ministries70.5
66) Other topical pastor/minister60.4
73) Director/Coordinator of Pastor/Minister of Education70.5
74) Director/Coordinator of Faith Formation/RCIA and Discipleship Education60.4
77) Student Ministry (High School Ministry, etc.)10.1
78) Principal (School Administrator)20.1
79) Teacher or Educator (includes Sunday School teacher)40.3
83) Musician or Cantor70.5
101) Director of Outreach/Stephen Minister30.2
103) Nurse/Health Ministry10.1
104) Child Care10.1
105) Custodian/Maintenance/Sexton10.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
58) Thinking of [STF3TITL], is this person male or female? (STF3GEND)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data115576.7
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Male19212.8
2) Female15610.4
Missing1235 
TOTAL1505100.0
59) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (STF3STRT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data115676.8
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused70.5
1966) 196620.1
1974) 197410.1
1975) 197510.1
1976) 197610.1
1978) 197810.1
1980) 198010.1
1981) 198130.2
1982) 198230.2
1983) 198310.1
1985) 198540.3
1986) 198610.1
1987) 198720.1
1988) 198830.2
1989) 198920.1
1990) 199040.3
1991) 199130.2
1992) 199230.2
1993) 199370.5
1994) 199480.5
1995) 199580.5
1996) 1996140.9
1997) 199750.3
1998) 1998110.7
1999) 1999100.7
2000) 2000191.3
2001) 2001221.5
2002) 2002271.8
2003) 2003302.0
2004) 2004513.4
2005) 2005442.9
2006) 2006463.1
2007) 200730.2
Missing1235 
TOTAL1505100.0
60) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (STF3GRDT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data115576.7
-2) Don't know20.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes1369.0
2) No21014.0
Missing1235 
TOTAL1505100.0
61) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (STF3ATTD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data129786.2
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes302.0
2) No17611.7
Missing1235 
TOTAL1505100.0
62) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (STF3ORDN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data115576.7
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes1258.3
2) No22314.8
Missing1235 
TOTAL1505100.0
63) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (STF3MMBR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data115676.8
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes1359.0
2) No21114.0
Missing1235 
TOTAL1505100.0
64) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? (STF4TITL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130386.5
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister ("senior" anything)10.1
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)120.8
11) Priest (father)20.1
13) Pastoral associate/assistant and parochial vicar70.5
14) Director/Coordinator or Pastor/Minister of Religious Education (Christian Education)271.8
15) Other ministerial staff (excluding deacons; including chaplain)10.1
16) Other administrative support (e.g., secretary, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, office manager, office staff)30.2
20) Other administrative/managerial staff (including financial administration); "Ministry of Administration"10.1
28) Intern, seminarian, student pastor10.1
30) Imam10.1
35) Other10.1
36) Can't tell10.1
37) Deacon60.4
38) Executive/Administrative secretary10.1
43) Religious Sister20.1
45) Retired or Pastor Emeritus20.1
50) Youth or Children's pastor or minister or director or coordinator463.1
51) Family pastor or minister or director or coordinator20.1
52) University or Campus pastor or minister10.1
53) Pastor or Minister or Director or Coordinator of Adult Ministries20.1
55) Pastor or Minister or Director or Coordinator of Worship or Liturgy or Ritual (Liturgist)20.1
57) Pastor or Minister of Christian Life, Discipleship, Small Groups30.2
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)372.5
60) Men's or Women's pastor10.1
61) Care pastor10.1
62) Hospital/Visitation pastor/minister20.1
63) Spanish Speaking (Hispanic) minister10.1
64) Missions pastor/minister20.1
65) Minister or Pastor or Director or Coordinator of Student Ministries50.3
66) Other Topical Pastor70.5
70) Preschool Director or Coordinator (early education)30.2
73) Director or Coordinator or Pastor or Minister of Education20.1
74) Director or Coordinator of Faith Formation, RCIA and or Discipleship Education50.3
75) Director or Coordinator or Minister or Pastor of Pastoral Care10.1
77) Student Ministry (High School Ministry, etc.)10.1
78) Principal (School Administrator)20.1
79) Teacher or Educator (includes Sunday School teacher)10.1
83) Musician or Cantor10.1
101) Director of Outreach/Stephen Minister30.2
104) Child Care20.1
105) Custodian/Maintenance/Sexton10.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
65) Thinking of [STF4TITL], is this person male or female? (STF4GEND)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130586.7
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Male1036.8
2) Female966.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
66) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (STF4STRT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130586.7
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused70.5
1957) 195710.1
1965) 196510.1
1968) 196810.1
1975) 197510.1
1982) 198220.1
1983) 198310.1
1984) 198410.1
1985) 198510.1
1986) 198630.2
1988) 198840.3
1990) 199040.3
1991) 199110.1
1992) 199240.3
1993) 199350.3
1994) 199470.5
1995) 199540.3
1996) 199690.6
1997) 199780.5
1998) 199890.6
1999) 199960.4
2000) 200080.5
2001) 2001130.9
2002) 2002110.7
2003) 2003161.1
2004) 2004161.1
2005) 2005271.8
2006) 2006291.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
67) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (STF4GRDT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130586.7
-2) Don't know20.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes684.5
2) No1308.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
68) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (STF4ATTD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data137591.3
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes140.9
2) No1157.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
69) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (STF4ORDN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130586.7
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes664.4
2) No1338.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
70) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (STF4MMBR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130586.7
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes785.2
2) No1208.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
71) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? (STF5TITL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data139892.8
1) Pastor, co-pastor10.1
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister ("senior" anything)10.1
4) Interim pastor10.1
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)60.4
11) Priest (father)10.1
12) Director or Executive Director, Administrator30.2
13) Pastoral associate & parochial vicar20.1
14) Director or Pastor of Religious Education (Christian Education)90.6
16) Other administrative support (e.g., secretary, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, office manager, office staff)10.1
20) Other administrative/managerial staff (including financial administration); "Ministry of Administration"30.2
36) Can't tell20.1
37) Deacon30.2
43) Religious Sister10.1
50) Youth or Children's Pastor or minister or director or coordinator211.4
55) Pastor/Minister or Director/Coordinator of Worship/Worship Arts/Liturgy/Ritual30.2
57) Pastor or Minister of Christian Life, Discipleship, Small Groups30.2
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)191.3
65) Minister or Pastor or Director or Coordinator of Student Ministries10.1
66) Other topical pastor90.6
70) Preschool director or coordinator (early education)20.1
73) Director or Coordinator or Pastor or Minister of Education40.3
74) Director/Coordinator of Faith Formation/RCIA and Discipleship Education10.1
75) Director or Coordinator or Minister or Pastor of Pastoral Care20.1
76) Director or Coordinator of Confirmation10.1
78) Principal (School Administrator)30.2
79) Teacher or Educator (includes Sunday School teacher)10.1
83) Musician or Cantor10.1
101) Director of Outreach/Stephen Minister10.1
103) Nurse/Health Ministry20.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
72) Thinking of [STF5TITL], is this person male or female? (STF5GEND)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data140193.0
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Male422.8
2) Female624.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
73) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (STF5STRT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data140193.0
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused20.1
1972) 197210.1
1976) 197610.1
1978) 197810.1
1983) 198310.1
1984) 198420.1
1986) 198610.1
1989) 198910.1
1990) 199050.3
1991) 199110.1
1992) 199220.1
1993) 199310.1
1994) 199410.1
1995) 199520.1
1996) 199660.4
1997) 199740.3
1998) 199850.3
1999) 199910.1
2000) 200030.2
2001) 200160.4
2002) 200260.4
2003) 200380.5
2004) 2004120.8
2005) 2005151.0
2006) 2006151.0
2007) 200710.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
74) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (STF5GRDT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data140193.0
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes322.1
2) No724.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
75) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (STF5ATTD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data143495.2
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes30.2
2) No684.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
76) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (STF5ORDN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data140193.0
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes332.2
2) No714.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
77) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (STF5MMBR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data140193.0
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes422.8
2) No624.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
78) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? (STF6TITL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data146497.2
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)20.1
11) Priest (father)10.1
12) Director or Executive Director, Administrator10.1
14) Director or Pastor of Religious Education (Christian Education)50.3
16) Other administrative support (e.g., secretary, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, office manager, office staff)20.1
35) Other10.1
50) Youth or Children's pastor or minister or director or coordinator80.5
53) Pastor or Minister or Director or Coordinator of Adult Ministries20.1
55) Pastor/Minister or Director/Coordinator of Worship/Worship Arts/Liturgy/Ritual20.1
57) Pastor or Minister of Christian Life, Discipleship, Small Groups10.1
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)60.4
65) Minister or Pastor or Director or Coordinator of Student Ministries10.1
66) Other Topical Pastor40.3
70) Preschool director or coordinator (early education)20.1
73) Director or Coordinator or Pastor or Minister of Education10.1
79) Teacher or Educator (includes Sunday School teacher)10.1
83) Musician/Cantor20.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
79) Thinking of [STF6TITL], is this person male or female? (STF6GEND)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data146497.2
1) Male221.5
2) Female201.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
80) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (STF6STRT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data146497.2
1978) 197820.1
1986) 198610.1
1991) 199110.1
1994) 199420.1
1995) 199510.1
1996) 199620.1
1998) 199810.1
1999) 199910.1
2000) 200020.1
2001) 200140.3
2002) 200250.3
2003) 200320.1
2004) 200420.1
2005) 200580.5
2006) 200670.5
2007) 200710.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
81) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (STF6GRDT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data146497.2
1) Yes120.8
2) No302.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
82) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (STF6ATTD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data147698.0
1) Yes20.1
2) No281.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
83) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (STF6ORDN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data146497.2
1) Yes110.7
2) No312.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
84) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (STF6MMBR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data146497.2
1) Yes181.2
2) No241.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
85) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are men? (ASKED ONLY IF MORE THAN SIX FULL-TIME STAFF) (FTSTFMEN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130386.5
1) 140.3
2) 270.5
3) 3231.5
4) 4342.3
5) 5362.4
6) 6231.5
7) 7120.8
8) 8140.9
9) 9100.7
10) 10100.7
11) 1130.2
12) 1240.3
13) 1320.1
14) 1430.2
15) 1520.1
16) 1610.1
17) 1720.1
18) 1820.1
19) 1910.1
20) 2040.3
22) 2220.1
27) 2720.1
30) 3010.1
35) 3510.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
86) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? (ASKED ONLY IF MORE THAN SIX FULL-TIME STAFF) (FTSTFGRD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130286.5
-1) Refused20.1
0) 040.3
1) 1140.9
2) 2231.5
3) 3332.2
4) 4312.1
5) 5251.7
6) 6151.0
7) 7130.9
8) 890.6
9) 970.5
10) 1080.5
11) 1130.2
12) 1230.2
13) 1310.1
14) 1430.2
15) 1530.2
16) 1610.1
17) 1710.1
18) 1810.1
30) 3010.1
35) 3520.1
38) 3810.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
87) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? (ASKED ONLY IF MORE THAN SIX FULL-TIME STAFF) (FTSTFATD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data129986.3
-1) Refused30.2
0) 01278.4
1) 1382.5
2) 2211.4
3) 370.5
4) 440.3
5) 510.1
6) 610.1
7) 720.1
8) 810.1
10) 1010.1
35) 3510.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
88) How many are ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (ASKED ONLY IF MORE THAN SIX FULL-TIME STAFF) (FTSTFORD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130286.5
-1) Refused10.1
0) 010.1
1) 190.6
2) 2382.5
3) 3342.3
4) 4382.5
5) 5181.2
6) 6120.8
7) 7110.7
8) 870.5
9) 960.4
10) 1080.5
11) 1120.1
12) 1210.1
13) 1310.1
14) 1430.2
15) 1530.2
17) 1740.3
18) 1810.1
20) 2020.1
27) 2710.1
30) 3010.1
35) 3520.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
89) How many were members or regular participants in your congregation before they started their jobs at this congregation? (ASKED ONLY IF MORE THAN SIX FULL-TIME STAFF) (FTSTFMBR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130386.5
-1) Refused20.1
0) 0583.9
1) 1231.5
2) 2271.8
3) 3181.2
4) 4130.9
5) 590.6
6) 6151.0
7) 770.5
8) 850.3
9) 970.5
10) 1030.2
12) 1220.1
13) 1320.1
14) 1420.1
15) 1520.1
16) 1610.1
18) 1810.1
20) 2020.1
25) 2510.1
30) 3010.1
35) 3510.1
50) 5010.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
90) Within the past 12 months has the number of full-time paid staff in your congregation increased, decreased, or stayed the same? (FTSTFCHG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.4
-1) Refused20.1
1) Increased23715.7
2) Stayed the same114075.7
3) Decreased1218.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
91) Is your congregation currently searching for a full-time staff person of any sort? (FTSEARCH)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.4
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes23515.6
2) No126383.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
92) What full-time position are you currently trying to fill? (FTPOSTN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data127384.5
-1) Refused20.1
1) Pastor, co-pastor130.9
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister ("senior" anything)291.9
3) Administrative/Executive pastor/minister30.2
4) Interim pastor or administrator (any level)10.1
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)221.5
9) Rector10.1
10) Rabbi10.1
11) Priest (father)10.1
12) Director or Executive Director, Administrator50.3
13) Pastoral associate and parochial vicar10.1
14) Director or Pastor of Religious Education (Christian Education)90.6
15) Other ministerial staff (excluding deacons; including chaplain)10.1
16) Other administrative support (e.g., secretary, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, office manager, office staff)181.2
19) Vice President, Operations10.1
20) Other administrative staff (including financial administration), Ministry of Administration70.5
22) President of congregation10.1
28) Intern, seminarian, student pastor20.1
35) Other30.2
36) Can't tell10.1
50) Youth or Children's pastor or minister or director or coordinator432.9
51) Family pastor or minister or director or coordinator30.2
52) University or Campus pastor or minister10.1
53) Pastor or Minister or Director or Coordinator of Adult Ministries10.1
55) Pastor/Minister or Director/Coordinator of Worship/Worship Arts/Liturgy/Ritual20.1
56) Pulpit/Preaching pastor or minister10.1
57) Pastor or Minister of Christian Life, Discipleship, Small Groups40.3
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)181.2
60) Men's or Women's pastor10.1
62) Hospital or Visitation pastor20.1
63) Spanish Speaking (Hispanic) minister10.1
65) Minister or Pastor or Director or Coordinator of Student Ministries10.1
66) Other topical pastor50.3
70) Preschool Director or Coordinator (early education)10.1
73) Director or coordinator or pastor or minister of education50.3
74) Director or Coordinator of Faith Formation, RCIA and or Discipleship Education20.1
78) Principal (School Administrator)20.1
79) Teacher or Educator (includes Sunday School teacher)40.3
82) Music Ministry10.1
83) Musician or Cantor40.3
90) Facilities Manager20.1
103) Nurse/Health Ministry10.1
105) Custodian/Maintenance/Sexton60.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
93) When did this search begin? (MONTH) (FTSRCHMO)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data128085.0
-1) Refused50.3
1) 1171.1
2) 2120.8
3) 3201.3
4) 4110.7
5) 5261.7
6) 6372.5
7) 7312.1
8) 8151.0
9) 9151.0
10) 10171.1
11) 1180.5
12) 12120.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
94) When did this search begin? (YEAR) (FTSRCHYR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data127984.9
-1) Refused40.3
2000) 200020.1
2001) 200120.1
2002) 200210.1
2003) 200350.3
2004) 200440.3
2005) 2005352.3
2006) 200616511.0
2007) 200790.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
95) How many people currently are part-time paid employees of this congregation, including people who receive regular fees for singing or other work? (PTSTAFF)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data240.9
-2) Don't know40.1
-1) Refused120.4
0) 048217.6
1) 12679.7
2) 232011.7
3) 332812.0
4) 42609.5
5) 52619.5
6) 61666.1
7) 7772.8
8) 8823.0
9) 9401.5
10) 10963.5
11) 11311.1
12) 12461.7
13) 13130.5
14) 14140.5
15) 15381.4
16) 1690.3
17) 1780.3
18) 1880.3
19) 1940.1
20) 20371.4
21) 2120.1
22) 2240.1
23) 2350.2
24) 2410.0
25) 25260.9
26) 2630.1
27) 2730.1
28) 2820.1
30) 30210.8
32) 3230.1
35) 3550.2
36) 3610.0
40) 4090.3
45) 4530.1
47) 4710.0
50) 5070.3
60) 6050.2
64) 6410.0
68) 6810.0
70) 7020.1
75) 7520.1
96) 9610.0
99) 9910.0
100) 10030.1
200) 20010.0
TOTAL2740100.0
96) In a typical week, how many worship services does your congregation hold? (NUMSERV1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.1
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused10.0
0) 040.1
1) 143916.0
2) 258121.2
3) 366924.4
4) 42107.7
5) 51033.8
5.5) 5.510.0
6) 6431.6
7) 7652.4
8) 8802.9
9) 9712.6
10) 10903.3
11) 11421.5
12) 12341.2
13) 13190.7
14) 14391.4
15) 15401.5
16) 16421.5
17) 17301.1
18) 18250.9
19) 19130.5
20) 20190.7
21) 21170.6
22) 22120.4
23) 2340.1
24) 2430.1
25) 2550.2
26) 2620.1
27) 2730.1
28) 2850.2
30) 3050.2
31) 3130.1
32) 3220.1
35) 3580.3
38) 3810.0
40) 4010.0
42) 4220.1
70) 7010.0
100) 10010.0
2000) 200010.0
TOTAL2740100.0
97) Most recent or main worship service day (SVCDAY)
TOTAL%
1) 521.9
2) 521.9
3) 1917.0
4) 1224.5
5) 873.2
6) 491.8
7) 1264.6
8) 572.1
9) 612.3
10) 1575.8
11) 652.4
12) 993.7
13) 652.4
14) 692.5
15) 542.0
16) 602.2
17) 1495.5
18) 702.6
19) 1465.4
20) 622.3
21) 913.4
22) 542.0
23) 431.6
24) 1164.3
25) 722.7
26) 1415.2
27) 552.0
28) 1344.9
29) 682.5
30) 491.8
31) 943.5
Missing30 
TOTAL2710100.0
98) Most recent or main worship service month (SVCMNTH)
TOTAL%
1) January973.6
2) February532.0
3) March1415.2
4) April29710.9
5) May58821.7
6) June46217.0
7) July31511.6
8) August2147.9
9) September1555.7
10) October1786.6
11) November1063.9
12) December1073.9
Missing27 
TOTAL2713100.0
99) Interview was conducted between June 15th and September 1st (SUMMER)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.0
0) No201573.5
1) Yes72426.4
TOTAL2740100.0
100) How long did this service last? (TIME IN MINUTES) (LENGTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL273480.74934
101) Was there a sermon or a speech of some sort at this service? (SERMON)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.1
1) Yes266797.3
2) No702.6
TOTAL2740100.0
102) How long did the sermon or speech last? (TIME IN MINUTES) (SERMTIME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL271525.01917
103) What language or languages were spoken or sung at this service? (FIRST LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (SERVLNG1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.2
3) Arabic20.2
5) Armenian10.1
8) Chinese20.2
11) Creole20.2
15) Dutch10.1
16) English116895.0
25) Greek40.3
30) Hebrew110.9
39) Korean10.1
41) Latin20.2
50) Polish20.2
52) Punjabi10.1
59) Spanish272.2
63) Tongan10.1
87) Ukrainian10.1
90) Other20.2
Missing1510 
TOTAL1230100.0
104) What language or languages were spoken or sung at this service? (SECOND LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (SERVLNG2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data85686.0
-2) Don't know20.2
2) American Sign Language141.4
3) Arabic40.4
5) Armenian10.1
6) Bangladeshi10.1
8) Chinese10.1
11) Creole10.1
16) English272.7
22) French50.5
25) Greek40.4
28) Haitian10.1
30) Hebrew101.0
32) Hindi10.1
36) Italian10.1
39) Korean20.2
41) Latin191.9
44) Native American/American Indian10.1
51) Portuguese20.2
54) Russian20.2
59) Spanish323.2
64) Vietnamese10.1
67) Zulu10.1
81) Lebanese10.1
82) Tamil10.1
90) Other40.4
Missing1745 
TOTAL995100.0
105) What language or languages were spoken or sung at this service? (THIRD LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (SERVLNG3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data92997.0
-2) Don't know20.2
4) Aramaic30.3
8) Chinese10.1
11) Creole10.1
16) English30.3
22) French10.1
25) Greek20.2
30) Hebrew20.2
32) Hindi10.1
36) Italian30.3
39) Korean10.1
41) Latin10.1
51) Portuguese10.1
59) Spanish40.4
66) Yiddish10.1
85) Coptic10.1
90) Other10.1
Missing1782 
TOTAL958100.0
106) Which one of these was the primary language in which the service was conducted? (MAINLANG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31274.6
3) Arabic30.7
5) Armenian10.2
6) Bangladeshi10.2
11) Creole10.2
16) English7417.7
22) French10.2
25) Greek30.7
30) Hebrew81.9
41) Latin30.7
59) Spanish41.0
63) Tongan10.2
85) Coptic10.2
90) Other51.2
Missing2322 
TOTAL418100.0
107) Were languages other than [SERVLNG1, SERVLNG2, SERVLNG3] spoken or sung at any service in the past 12 months? (OTHLANG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data453.6
1) Yes42034.0
2) No76962.3
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
108) What other languages were spoken or sung? (FIRST LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (OTHLANG1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25438.4
1) African dialect20.3
2) American Sign Language101.5
3) Arabic30.5
4) Aramaic10.2
6) Bangladeshi10.2
8) Chinese30.5
15) Dutch10.2
16) English203.0
18) Fijian10.2
19) Filipino30.5
21) Finnish10.2
22) French101.5
23) German223.3
25) Greek50.8
28) Haitian20.3
30) Hebrew91.4
33) Hungarian10.2
36) Italian40.6
37) Japanese20.3
38) Kenyan10.2
39) Korean50.8
41) Latin8112.3
43) Lithuanian10.2
44) Native American/American Indian30.5
48) Pennsylvania Dutch10.2
49) Persian10.2
50) Polish20.3
51) Portuguese20.3
54) Russian40.6
55) Samoan10.2
58) South African10.2
59) Spanish17826.9
61) Swahili40.6
64) Vietnamese40.6
66) Yiddish30.5
90) Other142.1
Missing2079 
TOTAL661100.0
109) What other languages were spoken or sung? (SECOND LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (OTHLANG2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data42571.9
1) African dialect40.7
2) American Sign Language40.7
3) Arabic10.2
5) Armenian10.2
8) Chinese50.8
11) Creole10.2
15) Dutch10.2
16) English30.5
19) Filipino10.2
22) French142.4
23) German132.2
25) Greek81.4
28) Haitian10.2
30) Hebrew20.3
32) Hindi20.3
33) Hungarian20.3
34) Icelandic10.2
35) Indonesian10.2
36) Italian30.5
37) Japanese10.2
39) Korean50.8
41) Latin233.9
42) Latin and Greek10.2
44) Native American/American Indian40.7
46) Norwegian10.2
50) Polish30.5
51) Portuguese50.8
54) Russian10.2
55) Samoan20.3
59) Spanish345.8
61) Swahili10.2
64) Vietnamese30.5
70) Swedish10.2
71) Indian10.2
74) Turkish10.2
84) Pakistani30.5
86) Hawaiian10.2
90) Other71.2
Missing2149 
TOTAL591100.0
110) What other languages were spoken or sung? (THIRD LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (OTHLANG3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data49087.3
2) American Sign Language10.2
7) Bulgarian10.2
11) Creole10.2
17) Ethiopian10.2
19) Filipino10.2
22) French40.7
23) German71.2
25) Greek50.9
30) Hebrew10.2
31) Nigerian10.2
33) Hungarian10.2
36) Italian20.4
37) Japanese20.4
39) Korean30.5
41) Latin61.1
46) Norwegian10.2
49) Persian10.2
51) Portuguese20.4
53) Romanian20.4
54) Russian30.5
59) Spanish152.7
63) Tongan20.4
64) Vietnamese40.7
90) Other40.7
Missing2179 
TOTAL561100.0
111) In a typical week, does your congregation have a worship service in which the primary language is Spanish, or which is bilingual in Spanish and English? (SPANSRVC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22514.9
2) No128185.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
112) Still thinking about [the worship service/the main service] that took place this past week, how many different individuals spoke or read to the group at some point in this service? Please don‘t include those who made brief announcements or informally shared a concern. (NUMSPOKE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data161.3
-2) Don't know20.2
-1) Refused10.1
0) 0534.3
1) 117113.9
2) 227822.5
3) 328423.0
4) 417113.9
5) 5947.6
6) 6604.9
7) 7211.7
8) 8221.8
9) 9121.0
10) 10131.1
11) 1130.2
12) 1260.5
13) 1320.2
14) 1430.2
15) 1530.2
16) 1650.4
17) 1710.1
18) 1830.2
20) 2020.2
24) 2410.1
27) 2720.2
30) 3010.1
50) 5010.1
65) 6510.1
70) 7010.1
125) 12510.1
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
113) Was this person male or female? (Asked if NUMSPOKE=1) (SEXSPKR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data152589.9
-2) Don't know20.1
1) Male1428.4
2) Female271.6
Missing1044 
TOTAL1696100.0
114) How many of these readers or speakers were male and how many were female? (Number of males) (MALESPKR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data153556.1
-2) Don't know40.1
0) 01013.7
1) 136913.5
1.5) 1.520.1
2) 236113.2
2.5) 2.510.0
3) 31896.9
4) 4873.2
5) 5411.5
6) 6240.9
7) 750.2
8) 880.3
9) 920.1
10) 1020.1
12) 1210.0
15) 1520.1
18) 1810.0
20) 2020.1
70) 7010.0
Missing2 
TOTAL2738100.0
115) How many of these readers or speakers were male and how many were female? (Number of females) (FEMSPKR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data153556.1
-2) Don't know40.1
0) 046717.1
1) 133412.2
1.5) 1.520.1
2) 22308.4
2.5) 2.510.0
3) 3792.9
4) 4301.1
5) 5170.6
6) 6100.4
7) 780.3
8) 850.2
9) 940.1
10) 1030.1
11) 1110.0
12) 1230.1
13) 1310.0
15) 1510.0
19) 1910.0
30) 3010.0
45) 4510.0
Missing2 
TOTAL2738100.0
116) Did the speaker come down during sermon? (Asked if SERMON=1) (SPKRDWN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data352.3
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes64743.0
2) No82254.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
117) Was there singing by the congregation at this service? (SINGING)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.0
1) Yes267397.6
2) No662.4
TOTAL2740100.0
118) Was there singing by a choir at this service? (CHOIR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.0
-1) Refused10.0
1) Yes172963.1
2) No100936.8
TOTAL2740100.0
119) Was there singing by a soloist at this service? (SOLOIST)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
1) Yes61850.1
2) No61349.7
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
120) [1998 wording] Counting all the musical parts of [this/the main] service this past week, how many minutes would you say were taken up by music? [2006-07 wording] Counting all the musical parts of this service, how many minutes would you say were taken up by music? (MUSICMIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL274023.93117
121) Was there a time during the service in which people in the congregation greeted each other by shaking hands or some other way? (GREET)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.0
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes232284.7
2) No41515.1
TOTAL2740100.0
122) Was there a time during the service for silent prayer or meditation? (MEDITATE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.1
-2) Don't know10.0
1) Yes221380.8
2) No52419.1
TOTAL2740100.0
123) Was there a part of this service specifically directed at children? (KIDTIME)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.2
1) Yes60649.1
2) No62650.7
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
124) Did any teens participate in this service by speaking, reading, singing, or performing, not including participating just by being part of the congregation or the choir? (TEENPART)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.2
1) Yes55444.9
2) No67854.9
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
125) Did anyone call out "amen" or other expressions of approval? (AMEN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.0
-1) Refused60.2
1) Yes160758.6
2) No112641.1
TOTAL2740100.0
126) Was there applause at any point in this service? (APPLAUSE)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes162859.4
2) No110640.4
TOTAL2740100.0
127) Did people laugh out loud at any point in this service? (LAUGH)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know60.5
1) Yes92274.7
2) No30624.8
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
128) Was there a written order of service or program that people could follow, either in book form or as a handout? (PROGRAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes216779.1
2) No57320.9
TOTAL2740100.0
129) Was any visual projection equipment used in this service? (OVERHEAD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.1
1) Yes68625.0
2) No205274.9
TOTAL2740100.0
130) Did the people speak or read or recite something together at any point? (CONGREAD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.1
-2) Don't know10.0
1) Yes195871.5
2) No77928.4
TOTAL2740100.0
131) Was incense used in this service? (INCENSE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.3
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes756.1
2) No115493.5
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
132) Did any adults jump, shout, or dance spontaneously during this service? (JUMP)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.1
-1) Refused30.1
1) Yes43916.0
2) No229583.8
TOTAL2740100.0
133) Did anyone besides the leader raise their hands in praise during the service? (RAISEHND)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.2
-2) Don't know50.2
-1) Refused40.1
1) Yes139250.8
2) No133448.7
TOTAL2740100.0
134) Were any musical instruments used in this service? (INSTMENT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data211.7
1) Yes110189.2
2) No1129.1
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
135) Was a piano used? (PIANO)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data423.4
-2) Don't know20.2
1) Yes82366.7
2) No36729.7
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
136) Was an organ used? (ORGAN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data373.0
1) Yes83467.6
2) No36329.4
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
137) Were drums used in this service? (DRUMS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data752.7
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes84230.7
2) No182166.5
TOTAL2740100.0
138) Was an electric guitar used during the main service? (ELECGTR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data695.6
-2) Don't know20.2
1) Yes34728.1
2) No81666.1
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
139) Was a guitar used during the main service? (GUITAR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.1
1) Yes63141.9
2) No87358.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
140) Did people join hands at any point during the service, such as during a prayer or at other moments? (JOINHNDS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
-1) Refused30.2
1) Yes58538.8
2) No91760.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
141) Did the leader of this service wear a robe or other special garments? (ROBE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
1) Yes75650.2
2) No74949.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
142) Was a monetary offering collected at this service? (OFFERING)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes135590.0
2) No1499.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
143) Was communion or the Lord's Supper celebrated at this service? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data625.0
1) Yes55344.8
2) No61950.2
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
144) For about how long would you say that people in this congregation usually mingle and socialize informally with each other before and after the service? (Time in minutes) (SOCLTIME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL272632.46424
145) Still thinking about [the worship service/the main service] that took place this past week, how many people, including both adults and children, would you say attended? (NUMATTND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2740366.224820
146) What was the total attendance, including both adults and children, at all of the worship services that took place this past weekend, including services on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday? (TOTATTND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1506850.9661847
147) Of the regularly participating adults in this congregation, how many would you say attended more than one of the services held during the previous seven days? (ATTMORE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2720119.014468
148) Are there important differences between any of the worship services your congregation has on a typical weekend, or are they all about the same? (IMPDIFF)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data27017.9
-1) Refused10.1
1) Important differences62641.6
2) All about the same60940.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
149) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we‘ve been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Different language (DIFFLANG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) Did not mention this type of difference140293.1
1) Mentioned this type of difference916.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
150) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we‘ve been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Different schedule (DIFFSCHD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) Did not mention this type of difference147798.1
1) Mentioned this type of difference161.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
151) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we‘ve been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Appeals to special group (DIFFGRP)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) Did not mention this type of difference138091.6
1) Mentioned this type of difference1137.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
152) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we‘ve been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Difference in (in)formality (DIFFFORM)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) Did not mention this type of difference112874.9
1) Mentioned this type of difference36524.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
153) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we‘ve been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Difference in music (DIFFMUS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) Did not mention this type of difference123682.1
1) Mentioned this type of difference25717.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
154) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we‘ve been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Other differences (OTHDIFFS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) Did not mention this type of difference147097.6
1) Mentioned this type of difference231.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
155) Within the past twelve months, has the number of worship services in a typical week, increased, decreased, or remained the same? (NMSRVCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Increased19012.6
2) Remained the same126083.7
3) Decreased563.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
156) Why was the number of services [increased/decreased]? (WHYCHG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data126083.7
-1) Refused10.1
1) Change in congregation attendance724.8
2) Wanted to add another schedule option271.8
3) Wanted to provide an alternative worship style322.1
4) Staffing issues211.4
5) Seasonal change291.9
6) Needed a bilingual service100.7
10) Some other reason543.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
157) Within the past twelve months, has your congregation participated in a joint worship service with any other congregation? (JOINTWOR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data160.6
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused40.1
1) Yes167761.2
2) No104238.0
TOTAL2740100.0
158) Were any of these services with congregations whose racial or ethnic make-up is different than your congregation's? (RACEWOR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data361.3
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused60.2
1) Yes76628.0
2) No193070.5
Missing1 
TOTAL2739100.0
159) Were any of these services with Jewish congregations? (JEWWOR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data351.3
-2) Don't know20.1
-1) Refused30.1
1) Yes1706.2
2) No252992.3
Missing1 
TOTAL2739100.0
160) Were any of these services with Protestant congregations? (PROTWOR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.6
1) Yes74160.1
2) No48439.3
Missing1507 
TOTAL1233100.0
161) Were any of these services with Roman Catholic congregations? (CATHWOR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data171.4
1) Yes31825.8
2) No89872.8
Missing1507 
TOTAL1233100.0
162) Were any of these services with Muslim congregations? (MUSLMWOR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data140.9
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes352.3
2) No145596.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
163) Were any of these services with congregations other than Protestant, Catholic, or Jewish? (OTHWOR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data161.3
1) Yes574.6
2) No116094.1
Missing1507 
TOTAL1233100.0
164) With what other type of congregations have you had joint worship in the past twelve months? (FIRST MENTION) (OTHWOR1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25086.5
1) Eastern Orthodox82.8
2) Mormon, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)103.5
3) Buddhist20.7
4) Muslim103.5
7) Bahai10.3
8) Hindu41.4
10) Other congregation of the same denomination41.4
Missing2451 
TOTAL289100.0
165) With what other type of congregations have you had joint worship in the past twelve months? (SECOND MENTION) (OTHWOR2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24697.2
1) Eastern Orthodox10.4
2) Mormon, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)10.4
3) Buddhist31.2
4) Muslim10.4
7) Bahai10.4
Missing2487 
TOTAL253100.0
166) With what other type of congregations have you had joint worship in the past twelve months? (THIRD MENTION) (OTHWOR3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24299.6
8) Hindu10.4
Missing2497 
TOTAL243100.0
167) Within the past twelve months, was there dance performed by teens or adults at any worship service of your congregation? (EVERDANC)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.3
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes36929.9
2) No86069.7
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
168) Within the past twelve months, was an acting skit or play performed by teens or adults at any worship service of your congregation? (EVERSKIT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
-2) Don't know30.2
1) Yes87470.8
2) No35628.8
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
169) Within the past twelve months, has your congregation hired any singers or other musicians to perform at a worship service? (EVERHIRE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes62650.7
2) No60448.9
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
170) Within the past twelve months, have people at worship services been told of opportunities for political activity, including petition campaigns, lobbying, or demonstrating? (POLOPPS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.2
-2) Don't know60.2
-1) Refused80.3
1) Yes89432.6
2) No182666.6
TOTAL2740100.0
171) Within the past twelve months, have people at worship services been told of opportunities to volunteer to provide assistance for people outside your congregation who are in need? (VOLOPPS)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes144295.8
2) No624.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
172) At any service during the past twelve months was there a time for people other than the leaders of the service to testify or speak about their own religious experience? (TESTIFY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.1
-1) Refused60.2
1) Yes210076.6
2) No63123.0
TOTAL2740100.0
173) Did people speak in tongues at any service within the past twelve months? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data1083.9
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused60.2
1) Yes52819.3
2) No209776.5
TOTAL2740100.0
174) Does your congregation encourage people to use the New International Version of the Bible rather than other translations? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (NIV)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data604.9
-2) Don't know40.3
1) Yes26821.7
2) No90273.1
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
175) Does your congregation consider the Bible to be the literal and inerrant word of God? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (INERRANT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data1244.5
-2) Don't know110.4
-1) Refused170.6
1) Yes175764.1
2) No83130.3
TOTAL2740100.0
176) Does your congregation display an American flag in your main sanctuary or worship space? (DISPFLAG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
-1) Refused70.5
1) Yes93362.0
2) No56537.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
177) Within the past twelve months, have there been groups, programs, or events that have no connection to your congregation but that have used or rented space in your building? This might include other congregations, Alcoholics Anonymous groups, day-care centers, or once-a-year events like fairs, concerts, or art shows. (USEBLDG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data766.3
1) Yes80566.3
2) No33327.4
Missing1526 
TOTAL1214100.0
178) Please tell me how many such groups or programs have met in your building within the past twelve months. (NUMUSE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data151.2
-2) Don't know151.2
0) 040333.2
1) 1857.0
2) 2937.7
3) 3846.9
4) 4786.4
5) 5756.2
6) 6675.5
7) 7171.4
8) 8352.9
9) 960.5
10) 10715.8
11) 1130.2
12) 12443.6
13) 1330.2
14) 1450.4
15) 15262.1
16) 1610.1
18) 1860.5
20) 20242.0
22) 2210.1
23) 2320.2
24) 2430.2
25) 25110.9
27) 2710.1
30) 3080.7
32) 3210.1
33) 3310.1
35) 3520.2
40) 4060.5
48) 4810.1
50) 50131.1
52) 5210.1
60) 6020.2
65) 6520.2
75) 7510.1
90) 9020.2
Missing1526 
TOTAL1214100.0
179) Have any of these groups used your building for rehearsals or performances of musical or theatrical works? (REHEARSE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.7
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes35028.8
2) No85570.4
Missing1526 
TOTAL1214100.0
180) Have any of these groups used your building for exhibits of works of art like paintings, photography, or sculpture? (EXHIBIT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90.7
1) Yes13110.8
2) No107488.5
Missing1526 
TOTAL1214100.0
181) Does your congregation have religious education classes for children twelve years and younger that meet at least weekly? (CLSUND12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes140693.4
2) No1006.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
182) Other than regular youth group meetings, does your congregation have religious education classes for younger teenagers, those who are thirteen or fourteen years old, that meet at least weekly? (CLS13_14)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
1) Yes123281.8
2) No27118.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
183) Other than regular youth group meetings, does your congregation have religious education classes targeted at older teens, those between the ages of fifteen and nineteen, that meet at least weekly? (CLS15_19)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
-1) -110.1
1) Yes104569.4
2) No45730.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
184) Other than regular youth group meetings, does your congregation have religious education classes targeted at young adults or college students that meet at least weekly? (CLSYACS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes68545.5
2) No81754.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
185) Does your congregation have religious education classes for adults of any age that meet at least weekly? (CLSADLT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes128985.6
2) No21414.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
186) Does your congregation have religious education classes for children, teens, or adults? (RELED)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.2
1) Yes264696.6
2) No893.2
TOTAL2740100.0
187) How many different classes meet at least once a month? (NUMCLASS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL123413.24114
188) How many children age 12 or younger would you say attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? (KIDNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1234139.057250
189) How many teenagers--those aged 13 to 18--would you say attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? (TEENNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL123451.31694
190) How many adults would you say attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? (ADLTNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1234108.693322
191) Does your congregation have any choirs, choruses, or other musical groups that sing or perform on a regular basis? (ANYCHOIR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.5
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes105185.2
2) No17614.3
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
192) How many different musical groups are there? (NUMCHOIR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90.7
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
0) 017614.3
1) 121817.7
2) 223819.3
3) 318114.7
4) 412810.4
5) 5947.6
6) 6705.7
7) 7383.1
8) 8181.5
9) 9121.0
10) 10221.8
11) 1120.2
12) 1270.6
13) 1320.2
14) 1450.4
15) 1540.3
20) 2020.2
28) 2810.1
30) 3010.1
35) 3510.1
55) 5510.1
75) 7510.1
Missing1507 
TOTAL1233100.0
193) How many people--adults and children--would you say are in [this group/at least one of these groups]? (INCHOIR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL123351.029111
194) How many teenagers, between thirteen and nineteen years old, are regular participants in your congregation? (TEENRGLR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL150687.679243
195) Do you have a youth minister or other leader specially designated to coordinate activities for youth? (YTHMNSTR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
1) Yes115076.4
2) No35523.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
196) An organized youth group for teenagers? (YTHGRP)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes122581.3
2) No27718.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
197) Choirs or other musical groups comprised primarily of teens? (TEENCHOR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes71847.7
2) No78552.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
198) Within the past twelve months, have teens participated through your congregation in any youth retreats, conferences, or camps composed primarily of teenagers? (TEENCAMP)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
-1) Refused50.3
1) Yes122081.0
2) No28018.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
199) Within the past twelve months, have teens participated through your congregation in any service or volunteer projects composed primarily of teenage volunteers? (TEENVOL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
-1) Refused70.5
1) Yes120279.8
2) No29619.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
200) Within the past twelve months, have there been any regular worship services in which teens participated by speaking or reading in front of the congregation? (TEENSPK)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
1) Yes124982.9
2) No25416.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
201) Within the past twelve months, have there been any congregational events other than worship services that teens planned, led, or at which they gave presentations or speeches? (TEENEVNT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
-1) Refused60.4
1) Yes96063.7
2) No53735.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
202) Do any teenagers serve on any of your congregation‘s governing committees, commissions, or boards? (TEENLEAD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
-1) Refused50.3
1) Yes49432.8
2) No100666.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
203) Within the past twelve months, has your congregation organized any events or programs whose primary purpose was to meet the needs of teenagers who are not part of your congregation? (OTHTEEN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
-1) Refused100.7
1) Yes75049.8
2) No74349.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
204) Within the past two years, has anyone from your congregation entered seminary, theological school, or other kinds of training or preparation for full-time religious work? (ENTSCHL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
-1) Refused100.7
1) Yes71847.7
2) No77551.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
205) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups of people from your congregation meeting once a month or more for religious, social, recreational, or other purposes? Please do not include governing or administrative committees here, and please do not include groups you already have mentioned. (GRPX)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data110.9
-1) Refused20.2
1) Yes107987.4
2) No14211.5
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
206) How many such groups have met within the past twelve months? (NUMGRPX)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12328.48924
207) How many people--adults and children--would you say have participated at least once in one of these groups within the past twelve months? (INGRPX)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1232191.049553
208) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups of people from your congregation who met together besides the ones that meet once a month or more? (GRPY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data252.0
-2) Don't know30.2
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes60348.9
2) No60248.8
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
209) How many such groups have met within the past twelve months? (NUMGRPY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data483.9
-2) Don't know151.2
-1) Refused10.1
0) 060449.1
1) 11028.3
2) 2897.2
3) 3816.6
4) 4443.6
5) 5564.6
6) 6373.0
7) 7171.4
8) 8141.1
9) 920.2
10) 10282.3
11) 1120.2
12) 12272.2
13) 1320.2
14) 1420.2
15) 1590.7
16) 1630.2
17) 1720.2
18) 1820.2
20) 20181.5
24) 2410.1
25) 2530.2
28) 2810.1
30) 3060.5
35) 3510.1
40) 4010.1
50) 5030.2
52) 5210.1
56) 5610.1
60) 6020.2
71) 7110.1
90) 9010.1
100) 10010.1
115) 11510.1
120) 12010.1
Missing1510 
TOTAL1230100.0
210) How many people--adults and children--would you say have participated at least once in one of these groups within the past twelve months? (INGRPY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL123079.704287
211) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Social justice, neighborhood, or community issues (GACTN98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned100593.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type756.9
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
212) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Fine or performing arts (GARTS98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned94387.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type13712.7
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
213) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Dealing with the loss of a loved one (GBEREV98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned104897.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type323.0
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
214) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Bible studies (GBIBLE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned67062.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type41038.0
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
215) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Business or financial purposes (GBUS98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned101493.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type666.1
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
216) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Care for congregational building or property (GCHRCH98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned101594.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type656.0
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
217) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Sewing groups (GCLOTH98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned105197.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type292.7
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
218) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for young adults (i.e., age 18+) (GCOLL98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned102194.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type595.5
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
219) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for couples, including marriage preparation classes (GCOUPL98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned100593.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type756.9
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
220) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Divorce support groups (GDIV98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned105697.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type242.2
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
221) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Non-religious education purposes (GEDUC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned93986.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type14113.1
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
222) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for senior citizens (GELDER98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned87180.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20919.4
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
223) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for people from certain racial/ethnic groups (GETHN98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned103796.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type434.0
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
224) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Purpose is supporting families, including marriage training, wedding or baby showers, discussion of pregnancy issues or family values (GFAM98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned88181.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type19918.4
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
225) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for women (GFEM98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned62157.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type45942.5
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
226) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Festivals, bazaars, craft fairs, or other celebrations (GFEST98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned103295.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type484.4
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
227) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Explicitly involving food, including picnics, dinners, lunches, coffee hours (GFOOD98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned87681.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20418.9
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
228) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Fund-raising (GFUND98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned96889.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type11210.4
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
229) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Bingo, cards, or other games (GGAME98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned104997.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type312.9
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
230) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on individuals' physical well-being (GHLTH98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned98290.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type989.1
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
231) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Holy Name Society (GHOLY98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned106298.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type181.7
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
232) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping individuals find jobs or advance in their careers (GJOB98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned107699.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type40.4
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
233) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for children and youth (GKID98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned61156.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type46943.4
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
234) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Knights of Columbus (GKOFC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned104496.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type363.3
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
235) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Meetings of congregational leaders (GLEAD98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned98891.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type928.5
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
236) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on congregation's worship or liturgy (GLIT98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned99191.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type898.2
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
237) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for men (GMALE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned76771.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31329.0
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
238) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on new members of the congregation (GNEWM98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned101794.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type635.8
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
239) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Group is nowhere else classified (GOTHER98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned82576.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type25523.6
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
240) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Purpose is to recruit new members or evangelize (GOUT98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned96489.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type11610.7
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
241) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Prayer, worship, or devotional activity (GPRAY98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned76570.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31529.2
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
242) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Promise Keepers (GPROM98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned106198.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type191.8
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
243) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Recreation (GREC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned83076.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type25023.1
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
244) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Religious purposes (GRELIG98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned29227.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type78873.0
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
245) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping the needy (GSERV98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned84378.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type23721.9
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
246) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for singles (GSINGL98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned101694.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type645.9
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
247) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Socializing or "fellowship" (GSOC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned34131.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type73968.4
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
248) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Study, teaching, or education whose specific content is unclear (GSTUDY98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned88181.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type19918.4
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
249) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping people with substance abuse problems (GSUBST98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned104196.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type393.6
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
250) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Support group for specific problems or issues, except bereavement and substance abuse (GSUPP98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned103996.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type413.8
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
251) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Supporting teachers either within the congregation or within congregation-related schools (GTEACH98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned104696.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type343.1
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
252) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Vacation or summer Bible school (GVBS98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned104496.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type363.3
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
253) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? St. Vincent de Paul (GVDP98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned106298.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type181.7
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
254) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Visiting others, such as shut-ins or incarcerated individuals (GVISIT98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned103695.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type444.1
Missing1660 
TOTAL1080100.0
255) Does your congregation have any other groups, meetings, or classes besides those you've already mentioned? (OTHGRPS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes68745.6
2) No81554.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
256) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Social justice, neighborhood, or community issues (GACTN06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned146297.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type402.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
257) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Fine or performing arts (GARTS06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned145196.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type513.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
258) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Dealing with the loss of a loved one (GBEREV06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned147297.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type302.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
259) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Bible studies (GBIBLE06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned134389.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type15910.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
260) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Business or financial purposes (GBUS06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned149399.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type90.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
261) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Care for congregational building or property (GCHRCH06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned149999.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type30.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
262) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Sewing groups (GCLOTH06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned147998.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type231.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
263) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for young adults (i.e., age 18+) (GCOLL06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned148998.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type130.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
264) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for couples, including marriage preparation classes (GCOUPL06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned147798.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type251.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
265) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Divorce support groups (GDIV06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned148898.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type140.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
266) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Non-religious education purposes (GEDUC06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned141794.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type855.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
267) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for senior citizens (GELDER06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned144295.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type604.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
268) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for people from certain racial/ethnic groups (GETHN06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned148898.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type140.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
269) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Purpose is supporting families, including marriage training, wedding or baby showers, discussion of pregnancy issues or family values (GFAM06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned141994.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type835.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
270) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for women (GFEM06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned128285.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type22014.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
271) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Festivals, bazaars, craft fairs, or other celebrations (GFEST06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned149399.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type90.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
272) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Explicitly involving food, including picnics, dinners, lunches, coffee hours (GFOOD06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned146997.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type332.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
273) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Fund-raising (GFUND06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned148298.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type201.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
274) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Bingo, cards, or other games (GGAME06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned149599.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type70.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
275) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on individuals' physical well-being (GHLTH06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned142794.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type755.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
276) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Holy Name Society (GHOLY06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned149999.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type30.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
277) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping individuals find jobs or advance in their careers (GJOB06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned149299.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type100.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
278) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for children and youth (GKID06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned135690.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type1469.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
279) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Knights of Columbus (GKOFC06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned147998.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type231.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
280) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Meetings of congregational leaders (GLEAD06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned148498.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type181.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
281) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on congregation's worship or liturgy (GLIT06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned148698.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type161.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
282) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for men (GMALE06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned134889.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type15410.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
283) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on new members of the congregation (GNEWM06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned148498.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type181.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
284) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Group is nowhere else classified (GOTHER06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned142794.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type755.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
285) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Purpose is to recruit new members or evangelize (GOUT06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned148298.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type201.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
286) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Prayer, worship, or devotional activity (GPRAY06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned141694.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type865.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
287) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Promise Keepers (GPROM06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned150199.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
288) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Recreation (GREC06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned146096.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type422.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
289) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Religious purposes (GRELIG06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned118878.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31420.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
290) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping the needy (GSERV06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned139192.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type1117.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
291) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for singles (GSINGL06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned149699.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type60.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
292) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Socializing or "fellowship" (GSOC06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned141193.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type916.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
293) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Study, teaching, or education whose specific content is unclear (GSTUDY06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned145096.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type523.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
294) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping people with substance abuse problems (GSUBST06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned140993.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type936.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
295) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Support group for specific problems or issues, except bereavement and substance abuse (GSUPP06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned147798.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type251.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
296) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Supporting teachers either within the congregation or within congregation-related schools (GTEACH06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned150099.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
297) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Vacation or summer Bible school (GVBS06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned149699.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type60.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
298) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? St. Vincent de Paul (GVDP06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned148798.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type151.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
299) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Visiting others, such as shut-ins or incarcerated individuals (GVISIT06)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know40.3
0) No group of this type mentioned148998.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type130.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
300) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss politics? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.1
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused50.2
1) Yes38514.1
2) No234685.6
TOTAL2740100.0
301) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss a book people have read other than the Bible? (BOOKS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.1
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused60.2
1) Yes145853.2
2) No127146.4
TOTAL2740100.0
302) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss parenting issues? (PARENTS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.1
-2) Don't know30.1
-1) Refused70.3
1) Yes167961.3
2) No104738.2
TOTAL2740100.0
303) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? An event for cleaning or maintenance of your building? (CLEAN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes87771.1
2) No35328.6
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
304) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? For physical healing? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.3
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes53243.1
2) No69756.5
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
305) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? An effort to get people registered to vote? (VOTERREG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.2
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused130.5
1) Yes54920.0
2) No217279.3
TOTAL2740100.0
306) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class for people in your congregation to learn English? (LRNENGL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.2
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes32111.7
2) No241288.0
TOTAL2740100.0
307) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss pollution or other environmental issues? (ENVIRON)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.4
1) Yes17914.5
2) No105085.1
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
308) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? An event to organize or encourage people to do volunteer work? (ORGVOLS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.5
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes70256.9
2) No52542.5
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
309) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss people‘s problems or concerns at work? (WORKPROB)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.4
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes31025.1
2) No91874.4
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
310) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To receive or practice gifts of the spirit such as tongues or prophesying? (SPRGIFTS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90.3
-1) Refused30.1
1) Yes45216.5
2) No227683.1
TOTAL2740100.0
311) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class for current members about the history or practice of your own religious tradition? (OWNTRAD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.5
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes80965.6
2) No41733.8
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
312) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class for prospective or new members? (NEWMEMS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.3
1) Yes212577.6
2) No60722.2
TOTAL2740100.0
313) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A meeting specifically to pray or meditate? (TOPRAY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.5
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes99580.6
2) No23218.8
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
314) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To put on a musical or theatrical performance, not including the choirs you've already mentioned? (PERFORM)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.3
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes67854.9
2) No55144.7
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
315) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To attend a live musical or theatrical performance elsewhere? (SPECTATE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.6
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes65453.0
2) No57046.2
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
316) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class to train new religious education teachers? (TRAIN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.2
-1) Refused60.2
1) Yes177264.7
2) No95634.9
TOTAL2740100.0
317) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss race relations in our society? (RACEREL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.6
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes28523.1
2) No94076.2
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
318) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss how best to preserve your congregation‘s own racial or ethnic heritage? (HERITAGE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.4
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes16213.1
2) No106686.4
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
319) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss or learn about a religion other than your own? (OTHTRAD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.3
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused80.3
1) Yes94534.5
2) No177964.9
TOTAL2740100.0
320) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class for married couples on enriching or improving their marriages? (MARRIAGE)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes86257.2
2) No64242.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
321) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss or learn about religious or charitable work in other countries? (FRGNWORK)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused40.3
1) Yes94262.5
2) No56037.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
322) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To participate in a service project or volunteer activity in which people from your congregation worked with people from another faith? (INTFTHWK)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused50.3
1) Yes78251.9
2) No71947.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
323) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To do strategic planning or discuss the future goals of your congregation? (STRGPLAN)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes133788.8
2) No16811.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
324) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To travel to another part of the United States to provide assistance to people in need? (TRVLUS)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes73548.8
2) No77051.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
325) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To travel to another country to provide assistance to people in need? (TRVLFRGN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes61540.8
2) No88959.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
326) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To get out the vote during an election? (GOVOTE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.3
-1) Refused60.4
1) Yes35123.3
2) No114576.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
327) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Twelve-step groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous or similar self-help groups? (SELFHELP)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.6
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes45937.2
2) No76562.0
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
328) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss or learn how to manage one's personal finances? (OWNMONY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.4
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes42134.1
2) No80665.3
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
329) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss how to improve the management of your congregation's money? (CONGMONY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.3
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes68955.8
2) No54043.8
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
330) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To take a trip somewhere that required an overnight stay? (OVERNITE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.3
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes76662.1
2) No46337.5
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
331) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To plan or conduct an assessment of community needs? (ASSESS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.3
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused50.2
1) Yes145052.9
2) No127746.6
TOTAL2740100.0
332) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in efforts to lobby elected officials of any sort? (LOBBY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.2
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused40.1
1) Yes34912.7
2) No238186.9
TOTAL2740100.0
333) On what issue or issues did a group from your congregation lobby elected officials? (FIRST MENTION) (LISSUE1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130186.6
1) Right to life463.1
3) Stem cell research60.4
5) Death penalty90.6
6) Pro-gay rights100.7
7) Anti-gay rights120.8
8) Education171.1
9) Support immigration50.3
11) Support of workers' rights10.1
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war241.6
13) Support of environment10.1
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support271.8
20) Other140.9
22) Multiple codes10.1
31) Immigration, no position indicated80.5
32) Gay and lesbian issue, no position indicated70.5
33) Abortion, no position indicated40.3
40) Crime, drugs, community safety40.3
41) Racial issues10.1
42) Gambling40.3
Missing1238 
TOTAL1502100.0
334) On what issue or issues did a group from your congregation lobby elected officials? (SECOND MENTION) (LISSUE2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data137991.6
1) Right to life161.1
3) Stem cell research100.7
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide30.2
5) Death penalty70.5
6) Pro-gay rights10.1
7) Anti-gay rights40.3
8) Education80.5
9) Support immigration70.5
11) Support of workers' rights50.3
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war130.9
13) Support of environment20.1
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support211.4
20) Other110.7
31) Immigration, no position indicated20.1
32) Gay and lesbian issue, no position indicated50.3
33) Abortion, no position indicated50.3
40) Crime, drugs, community safety40.3
42) Gambling30.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
335) On what issue or issues did a group from your congregation lobby elected officials? (THIRD MENTION) (LISSUE3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data145396.5
1) Right to life70.5
3) Stem cell research30.2
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide20.1
5) Death penalty30.2
6) Pro-gay rights20.1
7) Anti-gay rights20.1
8) Education20.1
9) Support immigration30.2
11) Support of workers' rights10.1
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war30.2
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support140.9
20) Other20.1
22) Multiple mentions20.1
32) Gay and lesbian issue, no position indicated20.1
33) Abortion, no position indicated10.1
40) Crime, drugs, community safety40.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
336) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in a demonstration or march either in support of or opposition to some public issue or policy? (MARCH)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.2
-1) Refused60.2
1) Yes51718.9
2) No221180.7
TOTAL2740100.0
337) What was the issue or policy about which a group from your congregation demonstrated or marched? (FIRST MENTION) (MISSUE1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123582.0
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Right to life1057.0
2) Right for women to choose20.1
3) Stem cell research20.1
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide10.1
5) Death penalty10.1
6) Pro-gay rights110.7
7) Anti-gay rights120.8
8) Education90.6
9) Support immigration281.9
10) Against immigration10.1
11) Support of workers' rights10.1
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war231.5
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support191.3
20) Other100.7
31) Immigration, no position indicated191.3
32) Gay and lesbian issue, no position indicated20.1
33) Abortion, no position indicated120.8
40) Crime, drugs, community safety80.5
41) Racial issues40.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
338) What was the issue or policy about which a group from your congregation demonstrated or marched? (SECOND MENTION) (MISSUE2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data143895.5
1) Right to life90.6
3) Stem cell research20.1
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide10.1
5) Death penalty50.3
6) Pro-gay rights10.1
7) Anti-gay rights20.1
8) Education40.3
9) Support immigration70.5
11) Support of workers' rights20.1
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war100.7
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support130.9
20) Other60.4
33) Abortion, no position indicated20.1
40) Crime, drugs, community safety20.1
41) Racial issues20.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
339) What was the issue or policy about which a group from your congregation demonstrated or marched? (THIRD MENTION) (MISSUE3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data148898.8
1) Right to life30.2
2) Right for women to choose10.1
6) Pro-gay rights10.1
8) Education10.1
11) Support of workers' rights10.1
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war20.1
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support30.2
20) Other30.2
22) Multiple mentions10.1
40) Crime, drugs, community safety10.1
41) Racial issues10.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
340) [1998 wording] Have voter guides ever been distributed to people through your congregation? [2006-07 wording] Have voter guides been distributed through your congregation within the past two years? (VOTRGUID)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.1
-2) Don't know50.2
-1) Refused130.5
1) Yes70625.8
2) No201273.4
TOTAL2740100.0
341) Who wrote or produced the voter guide that was distributed? (FIRST MENTION) (VGAUTHR1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data204474.6
-2) Don't know1033.8
-1) Refused933.4
1) City, county, or state government411.5
2) Candidate or political party, unspecified150.5
3) Church member, clergy or other congregation230.8
4) Local council of churches, or ecumenical organization100.4
5) Pro-life groups220.8
6) League of Women Voters552.0
7) NAACP50.2
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)1083.9
9) FLARE30.1
10) Citizens Concerned for the Constitution20.1
11) Ohio Round Table10.0
12) Christian Coalition722.6
13) 700 Club/Pat Robertson50.2
14) Focus on the Family/Dr. James Dobson150.5
15) Dr. James Kennedy's group10.0
16) Citizens for Traditional Values and/or Lou Sheldon70.3
17) Family Forum (Michigan)60.2
18) Regional church office, unspecified denomination160.6
19) Other582.1
20) Can't tell160.6
21) Common Cause10.0
22) Moral Majority/Jerry Falwell10.0
23) [Colorado for] Family Values; [Florida] Family Council (i.e. "Family" organization)140.5
24) Conservative/evangelical source; not elsewhere classified30.1
TOTAL2740100.0
342) Who wrote or produced the voter guide that was distributed? (SECOND MENTION) (VGAUTHR2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data148798.7
1) City, county, or state government10.1
5) Pro-life groups10.1
6) League of Women Voters10.1
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)70.5
12) Christian Coalition20.1
19) Other50.3
20) Can't tell10.1
23) [Colorado for] Family Values; [Florida] Family Council (i.e. "Family" organization)10.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
343) Who wrote or produced the voter guide that was distributed? (THIRD MENTION) (VGAUTHR3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150399.8
-2) Don't know10.1
6) League of Women Voters10.1
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)10.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
344) Does your congregation have an elementary or high school? (HAVESCHL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.1
-1) Refused10.0
1) Yes53419.5
2) No220380.4
TOTAL2740100.0
345) Does your congregation provide any materials or have programs or activities specifically aimed at families who home-school their children? (HOMESCHL)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes21013.9
2) No129586.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
346) Does your congregation give money directly to any college, university, or seminary? (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.4
-2) Don't know30.2
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes55444.9
2) No67154.4
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
347) Has your congregation participated in or supported social service, community development, or neighborhood organizing projects of any sort within the past twelve months? Please don't include projects that use or rent space in your building but have no other connection to your congregation. (SOCLSERV)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.2
-1) Refused70.3
1) Yes187868.5
2) No85031.0
TOTAL2740100.0
348) Total number of social service programs (TOTPRG98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.4
0) 030925.0
1) 115112.2
2) 217414.1
3) 315212.3
4) 412610.2
5) 5917.4
6) 6826.6
7) 7443.6
8) 8292.4
9) 9262.1
10) 10100.8
11) 11151.2
12) 1290.7
13) 1310.1
14) 1420.2
15) 1520.2
16) 1620.2
17) 1720.2
18) 1810.1
20) 2010.1
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
349) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (SABUSE98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned83190.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type899.7
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
350) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Cleaning highways or parks (SCLEAN98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned87895.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type424.6
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
351) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (SCLOTH98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned70676.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type21423.3
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
352) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for college students or young adults (SCOLL98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned89897.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type222.4
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
353) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Disaster relief (SDISAS98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned86894.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type525.7
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
354) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Non-religious education (SEDUC98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned76082.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type16017.4
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
355) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for senior citizens (SELDER98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned79586.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type12513.6
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
356) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs focused on issues of race or ethnicity (SETHN98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned85392.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type677.3
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
357) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Feeding the hungry (SFOOD98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned32735.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type59364.5
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
358) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting men or women in particular (SGEND98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned70076.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type22023.9
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
359) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Habitat for Humanity projects (SHABIT98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned75782.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type16317.7
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
360) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting physical health needs (SHEAL98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned69175.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type22924.9
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
361) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (SHOME98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned72278.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type19821.5
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
362) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Home building, repair, or maintenance (SHOUSE98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned52056.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type40043.5
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
363) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (SIMMIG98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned88796.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type333.6
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
364) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting people outside the United States (SINTL98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned81288.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type10811.7
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
365) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs to help people obtain jobs (SJOB98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned88496.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type363.9
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
366) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for children or youth (SKID98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned55860.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type36239.3
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
367) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Program is nowhere else classified (SOTHER98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned45449.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type46650.7
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
368) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting prisoners or people in trouble with the law and their families (SPRISN98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned85993.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type616.6
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
369) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs with explicit religious content (SRELIG98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned75682.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type16417.8
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
370) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs focused on crime prevention, crime victims, police and fire departments, military personnel (SSECUR98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned88295.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type384.1
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
371) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Substance abuse programs (SSUBST98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned85893.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type626.7
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
372) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Providing furniture, household items, and money for rent or utilities (SSUPP98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned85392.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type677.3
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
373) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned87895.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type424.6
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
374) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Explicit volunteering, not including Habitat for Humanity (SVOL98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned85592.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type657.1
Missing1820 
TOTAL920100.0
375) How much money, overall, did your congregation directly spend on all of these projects or programs within the past twelve months? Here, I'm asking about direct cash donations from your congregation, not counting staff time or volunteer time. (PRGCS_98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL123038120.492304936
376) Within the past twelve months, has anyone who is paid by your congregation spent more than 25% of their work time on one or more of these projects? (PRGS1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data161.3
-2) Don't know80.7
-1) Refused20.2
1) Yes15813.3
2) No100684.5
Missing1550 
TOTAL1190100.0
377) How many of your paid staff spent more than 25% of their work time on one or more of these projects? (PRGS2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data262.2
-2) Don't know10.1
0) 0100685.3
1) 1716.0
2) 2363.1
3) 3171.4
4) 490.8
5) 530.3
6) 610.1
7) 720.2
8) 820.2
12) 1210.1
25) 2510.1
26) 2610.1
35) 3510.1
45) 4510.1
80) 8010.1
Missing1560 
TOTAL1180100.0
378) Has anyone from your congregation done any volunteer work for one or more of these programs within the past twelve months? (PRGV1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data171.4
-2) Don't know60.5
-1) Refused30.2
1) Yes84468.5
2) No36329.4
Missing1507 
TOTAL1233100.0
379) Of the regularly participating adults in your congregation, how many of them would you say did volunteer work at least once for one or more of these programs within the past 12 months? (PRGV2_98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL122463.338274
380) Are any of these programs that you've mentioned supported by outside funds directly provided to your congregation by other agencies or organizations? (OUTFN_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.6
-2) Don't know50.4
-1) Refused30.2
1) Yes15812.8
2) No105985.9
Missing1507 
TOTAL1233100.0
381) Did any of these funds come as donations from foundations, businesses, or United Way? (FND1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data110.9
-2) Don't know30.2
1) Yes846.9
2) No112792.0
Missing1515 
TOTAL1225100.0
382) How much did your congregation receive from foundations, businesses, or United Way in your most recent fiscal year? (Dollar amount) (FND2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data121.0
-2) Don't know131.1
0) 0114093.3
300) 30010.1
450) 45010.1
500) 50020.2
1000) 100020.2
1090) 109010.1
1500) 150030.2
1650) 165010.1
2000) 200050.4
3000) 300050.4
4000) 400010.1
5000) 500060.5
6000) 600010.1
6480) 648010.1
8000) 800010.1
10000) 1000060.5
12000) 1200010.1
15000) 1500010.1
18000) 1800010.1
23000) 2300010.1
40000) 4000020.2
50000) 5000020.2
60000) 6000010.1
70000) 7000010.1
75000) 7500010.1
80000) 8000010.1
95000) 9500010.1
100000) 10000020.2
105000) 10500010.1
135000) 13500010.1
200000) 20000020.2
500000) 50000010.1
Missing1518 
TOTAL1222100.0
383) Did any of these funds come from local, state, or federal government? (GOVF1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data221.8
-2) Don't know30.2
1) Yes413.3
2) No115994.6
Missing1515 
TOTAL1225100.0
384) How much money did your congregation receive from the government in grants, contracts, or fees during your most recent fiscal year? (Dollar amount) (GOVF2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data302.5
-2) Don't know80.7
0) 0116195.0
500) 50010.1
800) 80010.1
2000) 200020.2
2300) 230010.1
3000) 300010.1
5000) 500010.1
5500) 550010.1
7000) 700010.1
10000) 1000020.2
12000) 1200010.1
30000) 3000020.2
40000) 4000010.1
45000) 4500010.1
50000) 5000010.1
60000) 6000020.2
120000) 12000010.1
150000) 15000010.1
200000) 20000010.1
2700000) 270000010.1
Missing1518 
TOTAL1222100.0
385) Has your congregation participated in or supported social service, community development, or neighborhood organizing projects of any sort within the past twelve months? Please don't include projects that use or rent space in your building but have no other connection to your congregation. (ANYSOCL)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.1
0) No1308.6
1) Yes137591.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
386) Within the past twelve months, has your congregation engaged in any human service projects, outreach ministries, or other activities intended to help people who are not members of your congregation? (SCLSERV2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data95963.7
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes40126.6
2) No1449.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
387) Total number of social service programs (SOCLSERV and SCLSERV2 only) (TOTPR06A)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
-1) Refused20.1
0) 01489.8
1) 138425.5
2) 233522.2
3) 328018.6
4) 41419.4
5) 5785.2
6) 6553.7
7) 7312.1
8) 8221.5
9) 980.5
10) 1040.3
11) 11171.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
388) Total number of social service programs (SOCLSERV, SCLSERV2, and OTHPRJ) (TOTPR06B)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.1
-1) Refused10.1
0) 01298.6
1) 129319.5
2) 227118.0
3) 327618.3
4) 417211.4
5) 51278.4
6) 6845.6
7) 7563.7
8) 8352.3
9) 9271.8
10) 10130.9
11) 11110.7
12) 1220.1
13) 1320.1
14) 1450.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
389) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (SABUSE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned143995.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type593.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
390) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Cleaning highways or parks (SCLEAN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned143395.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type654.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
391) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (SCLOTH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned124682.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type25216.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
392) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for college students or young adults (SCOLL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned148198.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type171.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
393) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Disaster relief (SDISAS06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned132487.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type17411.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
394) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Non-religious education (SEDUC06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned128085.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type21814.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
395) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for senior citizens (SELDER06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned134989.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1499.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
396) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs focused on issues of race or ethnicity (SETHN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned144996.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type493.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
397) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Feeding the hungry (SFOOD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned76350.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type73548.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
398) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting men or women in particular (SGEND06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned130486.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type19412.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
399) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Habitat for Humanity projects (SHABIT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned130486.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type19412.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
400) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting physical health needs (SHEAL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned121680.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type28218.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
401) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (SHOME06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned121480.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type28418.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
402) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Home building, repair, or maintenance (SHOUSE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned99466.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type50433.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
403) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (SIMMIG06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned144996.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type493.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
404) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting people outside the United States (SINTL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned135289.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1469.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
405) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs to help people obtain jobs (SJOB06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned145496.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type442.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
406) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for children or youth (SKID06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned106170.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type43729.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
407) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Program is nowhere else classified (SOTHER06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned105970.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type43929.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
408) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting prisoners or people in trouble with the law and their families (SPRISN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned142294.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type765.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
409) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs with explicit religious content (SRELIG06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned131887.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type18012.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
410) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs focused on crime prevention, crime victims, police and fire departments, military personnel (SSECUR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned147297.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type261.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
411) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Substance abuse programs (SSUBST06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned144796.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type513.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
412) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Providing furniture, household items, and money for rent or utilities (SSUPP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned135990.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1399.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
413) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned145596.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type432.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
414) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Explicit volunteering, not including Habitat for Humanity (SVOL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
0) No program of this type mentioned142294.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type765.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
415) How much money, overall, did your congregation directly spend on all of these projects or programs within the past twelve months? Here, I‘m asking about direct cash donations from your congregation, not counting staff time or volunteer time. (PRGCS_06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL150652045.193575405
416) Within the past twelve months, has anyone who is paid by your congregation spent more than 25% of their work time on one or more of these projects? (PRGS1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data382.5
-2) Don't know20.1
-1) Refused120.8
1) Yes25116.7
2) No120379.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
417) Has anyone from your congregation done any volunteer work for one or more of these programs within the past twelve months? (PRGV1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.5
-1) Refused50.3
1) Yes124782.8
2) No24716.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
418) Of the regularly participating adults in your congregation, how many of them would you say did volunteer work at least once for one or more of these programs within the past twelve months? (PRGV2_06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL150693.732348
419) Are any of these programs that you've mentioned supported by outside funds directly provided to your congregation by other agencies or organizations? (OUTFN_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
-1) Refused60.4
1) Yes21114.0
2) No128185.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
420) Did any of these funds come from local, state, or federal government? (GOVF1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data140.9
-1) Refused70.5
1) Yes664.4
2) No141994.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
421) How much money did your congregation receive from the government in grants, contracts, or fees during your most recent fiscal year? (Dollar amount) (GOVF2_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data231.5
-2) -220.1
-1) Refused161.1
0) 0143995.6
2) 210.1
200) 20010.1
500) 50010.1
550) 55010.1
2000) 200050.3
2500) 250010.1
3500) 350010.1
5000) 500010.1
6000) 600010.1
10000) 1000040.3
15000) 1500010.1
30000) 3000010.1
50000) 5000010.1
65000) 6500010.1
75000) 7500010.1
150000) 15000010.1
200000) 20000010.1
1500000) 150000010.1
2500000) 250000010.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
422) Within the past two years, has your congregation applied for a grant from any government agency at the local, state, or federal level? (HVAPLYGV)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data473.1
-1) Refused151.0
1) Yes1228.1
2) No132287.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
423) Collaborated with business on social service projects (COLBUS98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150658.0
0) No104140.1
1) Yes481.8
Missing145 
TOTAL2595100.0
424) Collaborated with other congregations on social service projects (COLCON98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150658.0
0) No69226.7
1) Yes39715.3
Missing145 
TOTAL2595100.0
425) Collaborated with a denominational organization on social service projects (COLDEN98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150658.0
0) No99238.2
1) Yes973.7
Missing145 
TOTAL2595100.0
426) Collaborated with government on social service projects (COLGOV98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150658.0
0) No90735.0
1) Yes1827.0
Missing145 
TOTAL2595100.0
427) Collaborated with a non-profit on social service projects (COLLNP98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150658.0
0) No69926.9
1) Yes39015.0
Missing145 
TOTAL2595100.0
428) Collaborated with another kind of organization on social service projects (COLOTH98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150658.0
0) No81231.3
1) Yes27710.7
Missing145 
TOTAL2595100.0
429) Collaborated with another religious organization on social service projects (COLREL98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150658.0
0) No80631.1
1) Yes28310.9
Missing145 
TOTAL2595100.0
430) Collaborated with an educational institution on social service projects (COLSCH98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150658.0
0) No102739.6
1) Yes622.4
Missing145 
TOTAL2595100.0
431) Did not collaborate on social services projects (NOCOLL98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data165160.3
0) No78028.5
1) Yes30911.3
TOTAL2740100.0
432) Collaborated with a business on social service projects (COLBUS06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No146053.3
1) Yes461.7
TOTAL2740100.0
433) Collaborated with other congregations on social service projects (COLCON06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No103337.7
1) Yes47317.3
TOTAL2740100.0
434) Collaborated with a denominational organization on social service projects (COLDEN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No143052.2
1) Yes762.8
TOTAL2740100.0
435) Collaborated with government on social service projects (COLGOV06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No135049.3
1) Yes1565.7
TOTAL2740100.0
436) Collaborated with a non-profit on social service projects (COLNP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No109339.9
1) Yes41315.1
TOTAL2740100.0
437) Collaborated with another kind of organization on social service projects (COLOTH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No130647.7
1) Yes2007.3
TOTAL2740100.0
438) Collaborated with another religious organization on social service projects (COLREL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No122744.8
1) Yes27910.2
TOTAL2740100.0
439) Collaborated with an educational institution on social service projects (COLSCH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No143952.5
1) Yes672.4
TOTAL2740100.0
440) Did not collaborate on social services projects (NOCOLL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No100436.6
1) Yes50218.3
TOTAL2740100.0
441) Does your congregation engage in any other human service projects or outreach ministries besides those you‘ve already mentioned? (OTHPRJ)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.3
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused70.5
1) Yes48632.3
2) No100766.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
442) Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (PABUSE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned147598.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type100.7
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
443) Cleaning highways or parks (PCLEAN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned147898.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type70.5
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
444) Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (PCLOTH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned144796.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type382.5
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
445) Specifically for college students or young adults (PCOLL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned147998.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type60.4
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
446) Disaster relief (PDISAS06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned143395.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type523.5
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
447) Non-religious education (PEDUC06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned143495.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type513.4
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
448) Specifically for senior citizens (PELDER06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned144196.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type442.9
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
449) Programs focused on issues of race or ethnicity (PETHN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned148098.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type50.3
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
450) Feeding the hungry (PFOOD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned134789.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1389.2
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
451) Programs targeting men or women in particular (PGEND06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned144896.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type372.5
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
452) Habitat for Humanity projects (PHABIT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned147098.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type151.0
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
453) Programs focused on physical health needs (PHEAL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No138992.7
1) Yes966.4
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
454) Programs targeting the homeless or transients (PHOME06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned145296.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type332.2
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
455) Home building, repair, or maintenance (PHOUSE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned140894.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type775.1
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
456) Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (PIMMIG06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned147598.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type100.7
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
457) Programs targeting people outside the United States (PINTL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned139793.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type885.9
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
458) Programs to help people obtain jobs (PJOB06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned148499.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type10.1
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
459) Specifically for children or youth (PKID06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned138792.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type986.5
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
460) Program is nowhere else classified (POTHER06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned133288.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type15310.2
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
461) Programs targeting prisoners or people in trouble with the law and their families (PPRISN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned146998.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type161.1
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
462) Programs with explicit religious content (PRELIG06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned141594.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type704.7
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
463) Programs focused on crime prevention, crime victims, police and fire departments, military personnel (PSECUR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned147898.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type70.5
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
464) Programs targeting substance abusers (PSUBST06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned147598.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type100.7
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
465) Providing furniture, household items, and money for rent or utilities (PSUPP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned146297.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type231.5
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
466) St. Vincent de Paul (PVDP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned147398.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type120.8
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
467) Explicit volunteering, not including Habitat for Humanity (PVOL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.9
0) No program of this type mentioned146797.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type181.2
Missing1242 
TOTAL1498100.0
468) Does your congregation currently have any program or activity specifically intended to serve persons with HIV or AIDS? (AIDSPRGM)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes1409.3
2) No136290.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
469) Is there anyone in your congregation who has publicly acknowledged his or her infection with the virus that causes AIDS? That is, is there anyone who is openly HIV-positive? (HIVPOSTV)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.3
-2) Don't know50.3
-1) Refused281.9
1) Yes1288.5
2) No134189.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
470) Does your congregation have any organized effort, designated person, or committee whose purpose is to coordinate or provide help to members, for example by cooking meals for a new mother or someone just home from the hospital, or providing financial assistance to someone who needs it? (HELPMMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes132888.2
2) No17811.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
471) Within the past twelve months, how many of your members or regular participants received this sort of help from the congregation? (RECVHELP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL150656.923266
472) Does your congregation have any organized effort, designated person, or committee whose purpose is to provide your members with health-focused programs such as blood pressure checks, health education classes, or disease prevention information? (HLTHEDUC)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
1) Yes60540.2
2) No90059.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
473) Have you heard about legislation in Congress that would enable religious congregations to apply for public money to support their human services programs? (LEGAWARE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.6
-2) Don't know40.3
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes36731.4
2) No79167.6
Missing1570 
TOTAL1170100.0
474) Does your congregation have a policy against receiving funds from local, state, or federal government? (POLICY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data602.2
-2) Don't know361.3
-1) Refused501.9
1) Yes40715.2
2) No212379.3
Missing64 
TOTAL2676100.0
475) Do you think your congregation would apply for government money to support your human services programs if it was available? (APPLYGOV)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data682.6
-2) Don't know913.4
-1) Refused833.1
1) Yes114143.3
2) No125547.6
Missing102 
TOTAL2638100.0
476) Within the past twelve months, have any visiting speakers come to your congregation to give a talk at a meeting or event or worship service? (SPEAKRS1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data130.5
-2) Don't know30.1
-1) Refused30.1
1) Yes239587.4
2) No32611.9
TOTAL2740100.0
477) How many visiting speakers have spoken to your congregation in the past twelve months? (SPEAKRS2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data433.5
-2) Don't know60.5
0) 01229.9
1) 1352.8
2) 2947.6
3) 313010.6
3.5) 3.510.1
4) 413310.8
4.5) 4.510.1
5) 51169.4
6) 613410.9
7) 7272.2
8) 8453.7
9) 9141.1
10) 10937.6
11) 1140.3
12) 12756.1
13) 1340.3
14) 14121.0
15) 15171.4
17) 1750.4
18) 1840.3
19) 1910.1
20) 20362.9
21) 2110.1
23) 2310.1
24) 2450.4
25) 25181.5
26) 2610.1
27) 2710.1
28) 2810.1
29) 2910.1
30) 30141.1
33) 3310.1
34) 3410.1
35) 3560.5
36) 3620.2
40) 4060.5
42) 4210.1
45) 4510.1
50) 5050.4
52) 5220.2
60) 6020.2
65) 6510.1
70) 7010.1
75) 7510.1
100) 10040.3
250) 25010.1
Missing1510 
TOTAL1230100.0
478) Were any of these visiting speakers clergy from other congregations? (SPCLERG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.7
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes87371.0
2) No34828.3
Missing1510 
TOTAL1230100.0
479) Were any of these visiting speakers elected government officials? (SPGOV)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data210.8
-2) Don't know40.1
-1) Refused30.1
1) Yes32912.0
2) No237987.0
Missing4 
TOTAL2736100.0
480) Were any of these visiting speakers academics or professors? (SPPROF)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data171.4
-2) Don't know30.2
1) Yes45637.1
2) No75461.3
Missing1510 
TOTAL1230100.0
481) Were any of these visiting speakers official representatives of your denomination or religious group? (SPDENOM)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150.5
-2) Don't know20.1
-1) Refused10.0
1) Yes171262.6
2) No100636.8
Missing4 
TOTAL2736100.0
482) Were any of these visiting speakers representatives of social service organizations in your community? (SPSOCSRV)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data220.8
-2) Don't know20.1
-1) Refused60.2
1) Yes115742.3
2) No154956.6
Missing4 
TOTAL2736100.0
483) Were any of these visiting speakers missionaries? (SPMISS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data131.1
-2) Don't know20.2
1) Yes75461.3
2) No46137.5
Missing1510 
TOTAL1230100.0
484) Were any of these visiting speakers someone running for office? (SPCAND)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data240.9
-2) Don't know40.1
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes1706.2
2) No253692.7
Missing4 
TOTAL2736100.0
485) Does your congregation make any efforts to recruit new participants? (RECRUIT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data121.0
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes110489.5
2) No1169.4
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
486) Within the past twelve months have you done any of the following: Placed a paid ad in a newspaper? (ADVERT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90.7
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes63451.5
2) No58847.7
Missing1508 
TOTAL1232100.0
487) Within the past twelve months have you done any of the following: Encouraged people already in the congregation to invite a new person? (INVITE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.4
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes107387.1
2) No15312.4
Missing1508 
TOTAL1232100.0
488) Within the past twelve months have you done any of the following: Conducted or used a survey of your community? (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.6
-2) Don't know20.2
1) Yes39532.1
2) No82767.1
Missing1508 
TOTAL1232100.0
489) Within the past twelve months have you done any of the following: Mailed or distributed a flyer to people in the community? (FLYER)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.6
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes64752.5
2) No57646.8
Missing1508 
TOTAL1232100.0
490) Within the past twelve months have you followed up with visitors to the congregation? (FOLLOWUP)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.5
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes94376.5
2) No28222.9
Missing1508 
TOTAL1232100.0
491) Within the past twelve months have you had a special formal committee to work on recruitment? (FORMCOMM)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90.7
1) Yes58647.6
2) No63751.7
Missing1508 
TOTAL1232100.0
492) Within the past two years, has your congregation intentionally planted or helped start any new congregations? (PLNTCONG)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused10.1
1) Yes29819.8
2) No120379.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
493) Within the past two years, has your congregation established a separate nonprofit organization to conduct human service projects or outreach ministries? (NONPRFT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data30.2
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused60.4
1) Yes1479.8
2) No134989.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
494) Does your congregation use electronic mail to communicate with members? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data100.4
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused10.0
1) Yes156457.1
2) No116442.5
TOTAL2740100.0
495) Does your congregation have a website on the Internet? (WEBSITE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.3
-2) Don't know20.1
-1) Refused30.1
1) Yes145453.1
2) No127446.5
TOTAL2740100.0
496) Is your congregation able to accept donations by credit card or electronic transfer of funds? (CCETDNTN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data40.3
-1) Refused90.6
1) Yes41227.4
2) No108171.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
497) Within the past twelve months, have any people from your congregation attended meetings or served on committees of your denomination or religious group? (SRVDENOM)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.3
-1) Refused120.8
1) Yes115076.4
2) No33922.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
498) Within the past twelve months, has your congregation made use of any type of services offered by a denomination, another religious organization, or an outside consultant of any sort? (CONSULT1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data150.5
-2) Don't know10.0
-1) Refused110.4
1) Yes120143.8
2) No151255.2
TOTAL2740100.0
499) How many times in the past twelve months did your congregation make use of such services? (CONSULT2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data362.9
-2) Don't know171.4
-1) Refused10.1
0) 068955.8
1) 114311.6
2) 212310.0
2.5) 2.510.1
3) 3887.1
4) 4332.7
5) 5322.6
6) 6131.1
7) 730.2
8) 850.4
10) 10100.8
12) 12191.5
13) 1310.1
14) 1410.1
15) 1520.2
16) 1610.1
20) 2050.4
25) 2530.2
50) 5040.3
52) 5230.2
54) 5410.1
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
500) [1998 wording] What [three most important] services did you use? [2006-07 wording] What services did you use, beginning with the most important? (FIRST MENTION) (SERVICE1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data154056.5
-1) Refused80.3
1) Congregational growth662.4
2) Personnel/staff/leadership training1385.1
3) Financial/management issues2549.3
4) Building/facilities issues1194.4
5) Other36613.4
6) Education/training for congregation members1114.1
7) Strategic planning953.5
8) Computing and IT271.0
Missing16 
TOTAL2724100.0
501) [1998 wording] What [three most important] services did you use? [2006-07 wording] What services did you use, beginning with the most important? (SECOND MENTION) (SERVICE2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data187274.6
1) Congregational growth502.0
2) Personnel/staff/leadership training562.2
3) Financial/management issues1174.7
4) Building/facilities issues672.7
5) Other2319.2
6) Education/training for congregation members763.0
7) Strategic planning331.3
8) Computing and IT80.3
Missing230 
TOTAL2510100.0
502) [1998 wording] What [three most important] services did you use? [2006-07 wording] What services did you use, beginning with the most important? (THIRD MENTION) (SERVICE3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data206486.9
1) Congregational growth220.9
2) Personnel/staff/leadership training170.7
3) Financial/management issues331.4
4) Building/facilities issues351.5
5) Other1576.6
6) Education/training for congregation members311.3
7) Strategic planning50.2
8) Computing and IT110.5
Missing365 
TOTAL2375100.0
503) Who provided these services to you? (FIRST MENTION) (SOURCE1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data73159.6
-2) Don't know20.2
1) Private secular firm or sole practitioner (includes members)1038.4
2) Private firm-sole practitioner, unspecified736.0
4) Professor10.1
5) Clergy/evangelist80.7
7) Publishing houses, religious70.6
9) Community organizing agency10.1
11) Congregations (own denomination)40.3
12) Congregations (other denomination)30.2
13) Regional office of own denomination1008.2
15) National office of own denomination60.5
17) Office of own denomination, level unspecified927.5
18) Office of other denomination, level unspecified70.6
19) Other religious firm, organization or sole practitioner554.5
20) Other40.3
21) Can't tell221.8
22) Congregation, unspecified denomination20.2
23) Government employee/agency40.3
24) Accrediting officer10.1
Missing1514 
TOTAL1226100.0
504) Who provided these services to you? (SECOND MENTION) (SOURCE2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data94476.7
-2) Don't know20.2
1) Private secular firm or sole practitioner (includes members)584.7
2) Private firm-sole practitioner, unspecified413.3
4) Professor10.1
5) Clergy/evangelist40.3
7) Publishing houses, religious40.3
11) Congregations (own denomination)60.5
12) Congregations (other denomination)10.1
13) Regional office of own denomination655.3
15) National office of own denomination40.3
17) Office of own denomination, level unspecified413.3
18) Office of other denomination, level unspecified30.2
19) Other religious firm, organization or sole practitioner383.1
20) Other40.3
21) Can't tell110.9
22) Congregation, unspecified denomination10.1
23) Government employee/agency30.2
Missing1509 
TOTAL1231100.0
505) Who provided these services to you? (THIRD MENTION) (SOURCE3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data107887.9
1) Private secular firm or sole practitioner (includes members)413.3
2) Private firm-sole practitioner, unspecified121.0
4) Professor10.1
5) Clergy/evangelist20.2
7) Publishing houses, religious30.2
10) IAF10.1
11) Congregations (own denomination)10.1
13) Regional office of own denomination242.0
15) National office of own denomination10.1
17) Office of own denomination, level unspecified262.1
18) Office of other denomination, level unspecified10.1
19) Other religious firm, organization or sole practitioner171.4
20) Other10.1
21) Can't tell131.1
23) Government employee/agency40.3
24) Accrediting officer10.1
Missing1513 
TOTAL1227100.0
506) Thinking of [SERVICE1], was this service provided by an office of your own denomination or religious group, or not? (PRVDSRV1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data85857.0
1) Yes42828.4
2) No22014.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
507) Thinking of [SERVICE2], was this service provided by an office of your own denomination or religious group, or not? (PRVDSRV2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data117277.8
1) Yes21614.3
2) No1187.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
508) Thinking of [SERVICE3], was this service provided by an office of your own denomination or religious group, or not? (PRVDSRV3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data136590.6
1) Yes916.0
2) No503.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
509) Does your congregation operate with a formal, written annual budget? (BUDGET)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data180.7
-2) Don't know200.7
-1) Refused170.6
1) Yes236686.4
2) No31911.6
TOTAL2740100.0
510) What is the total amount of money your congregation received in income from all sources during your most recent fiscal year? (INCOME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2737553564.9551461813
511) Of this amount, how much came from individuals' donations, dues, or contributions? (INCIND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2738458891.7181265233
512) During your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation receive any income from the sale or rent of your building or property? (INCBLDG1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data351.3
-2) Don't know471.7
-1) Refused511.9
1) Yes87632.0
2) No173163.2
TOTAL2740100.0
513) During your most recent fiscal year, how much money did your congregation receive from the sale or rent of your building or property? (INCBLDG2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL270310888.534105097
514) During your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation receive any income from your denomination or religious group? (INCDEN1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data252.0
-2) Don't know110.9
-1) Refused241.9
1) Yes1189.6
2) No105685.6
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
515) During your most recent fiscal year, how much money did your congregation receive from your denomination or religious group? (INCDEN2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11992998.04939839
516) What was your total congregational budget for the most recent fiscal year -- the total amount that your congregation spent for all purposes, including standard operating costs, salaries, money sent to your denomination or other religious organizations, and all other purposes? (SPEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2738529949.0851583336
517) In your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation give any money to your denomination or convention? (SPNDDEN1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data391.4
-2) Don't know572.1
-1) Refused652.4
1) Yes208576.1
2) No49318.0
Missing1 
TOTAL2739100.0
518) In your most recent fiscal year, how much money did your congregation give to your denomination or convention? (SPNDDEN2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL269735035.92104749
519) In the most recent fiscal year, did your congregation give any money to any other religious organizations or agencies, whether or not they are affiliated with your denomination? (SPNDREL1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data342.8
-2) Don't know191.5
-1) Refused221.8
1) Yes72458.7
2) No43435.2
Missing1507 
TOTAL1233100.0
520) In the most recent fiscal year, how much money did your congregation give to any other religious organizations or agencies, whether or not they are affiliated with your denomination? (SPNDREL2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL119111373.96244172
521) Does your congregation have an endowment, savings account, or other reserve fund? (ENDOW)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data451.6
-2) Don't know682.5
-1) Refused752.7
1) Yes185767.8
2) No69525.4
TOTAL2740100.0
522) How much money does your congregation have in an endowment, savings account, or other reserve fund? (ENDOWAMT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2694217796.041772860
523) Has your congregation filed with the Internal Revenue Service for its own official 501(c)(3) status? (IRS)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data362.9
-2) Don't know1048.4
-1) Refused131.1
1) Yes, only through denomination39832.3
2) Yes, on our own46337.5
3) No22017.8
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
524) In the past twelve months, has your congregation tried to obtain any sort of permit or license from a government authority or office? (PERMIT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data191.5
-2) Don't know90.7
-1) Refused80.6
1) Yes42934.8
2) No76962.3
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
525) For what purpose did you need this permit or license? (PERMPURP)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data14225.5
-2) Don't know10.2
1) Kitchen112.0
2) Building or remodeling17631.6
3) Liquor license213.8
4) Day care license142.5
5) Bingo, gambling, or raffle license6010.8
6) Signage or statue193.4
7) Burning30.5
8) Festival or bazaar193.4
9) Parade or march112.0
10) Boiler50.9
11) Mailing81.4
12) Zoning40.7
13) Tax exemption142.5
15) Food license101.8
16) Worker's compensation10.2
17) Soup kitchen10.2
18) Fire department40.7
19) Re-zoning30.5
20) Expand cemetery20.4
21) Vehicle license101.8
22) School registration20.4
23) Build houses10.2
24) Handicapped permit20.4
25) Health permit50.9
26) Visa10.2
27) Elevator10.2
28) Resale permit40.7
29) Historic site status10.2
30) Radio station10.2
Missing2183 
TOTAL557100.0
526) What was the outcome of your effort to obtain the necessary permit or form? (GETPERM1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data255.6
1) Permit or license was granted39387.5
2) Permit or license was refused51.1
4) Application process is ongoing235.1
5) Other30.7
Missing2291 
TOTAL449100.0
527) Thinking of the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants in your congregation, about what percent would you say are new to this congregation in the past year? That is, how many have become involved since [month/last year]? (NEWPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL118814.09914
528) Thinking again of these [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percent would you say are female? (FEMPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL263659.21611
529) About what percentage would you say have four-year degrees or more? (BAPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL243337.93727
530) About what percentage of the regular adult participants have less than a high school diploma? (NODIPPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108911.00416
531) Of the regular adult participants, about what percentage would you say are over sixty years old? (GT60PCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL266430.70520
532) What percentage of the regular adult participants would you say are under thirty-five years old? (LT35PCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL264528.56216
533) Still thinking about the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percentage would you say live within a ten-minute walk of the place where you meet? (SHRTWPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL117819.19123
534) What percent would you say live within a ten-minute drive of the place where you meet? (SHRTDPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL265459.65329
535) What percent live more than a thirty-minute drive away? (LONGDPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL264313.88621
536) Of the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percent would you say live in households with income under $25,000 a year? (POORPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL227722.85823
537) What percent would you say live in households with income higher than $100,000 a year? (RICHPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL235013.40818
538) What percent would you say own their own store or business? (OWNPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL107410.112
539) What percent of the regular adult participants in your congregation are white and non-Hispanic? (WHITEPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL266972.39737
540) What percent are Black or African American? (BLACKPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL266515.87832
541) What percent are Hispanic or Latino? (LATINPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26637.51618
542) What percent are Asian or Pacific Islander? (ASIANPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26303.1612
543) What percent are American Indian? (AMINDPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1445.5723
544) Any other ethnic groups? (OTHRGRP)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data897.2
-2) Don't know70.6
-1) Refused70.6
1) Yes22318.1
2) No90873.6
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
545) Other ethnic group (FIRST MENTION) (ETHNIC1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90883.5
1) Latin American232.1
2) Asian252.3
3) African90.8
4) Middle Eastern151.4
5) Pacific Islander40.4
6) Native American Indian635.8
7) European181.7
8) Eastern European161.5
9) North American60.6
Missing1653 
TOTAL1087100.0
546) Other ethnic group (SECOND MENTION) (ETHNIC2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90894.5
1) Latin American80.8
2) Asian70.7
3) African70.7
4) Middle Eastern40.4
5) Pacific Islander10.1
6) Native American Indian60.6
7) European121.2
8) Eastern European80.8
Missing1779 
TOTAL961100.0
547) Other ethnic group (THIRD MENTION) (ETHNIC3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90897.4
1) Latin American70.8
2) Asian10.1
3) African10.1
4) Middle Eastern10.1
5) Pacific Islander10.1
7) European50.5
8) Eastern European60.6
9) North American10.1
10) Mixed or Diverse10.1
Missing1808 
TOTAL932100.0
548) Of the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants in your congregation, what percent would you say have come to the United States within the past five years? (IMMPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24953.2079
549) Of the regular adult participants in your congregation, about what percent live in households in which there are two married adults with children living at home? (TFAMPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL246046.74525
550) What percent live in households in which there are children with just one parent? (SPARPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106514.48115
551) Of the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regularly participating adults, how many would you say have served in some sort of leadership role in this congregation -- such as chairing a committee, serving as an officer, teaching a class, or other leadership roles -- within the past twelve months? (LEADPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL270328.55330
552) Of these [NUMBER FROM LEADPCT] people who have served in leadership roles in the past twelve months, how many of them are male? (MALELEAD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL121046.329109
553) Of these [NUMBER FROM LEADPCT] people who have served in leadership roles in the past twelve months, how many of them are female? (FEMLEAD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL121059.96161
554) Have any official congregational committees or boards met in the past twelve months? (COMMITEE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data181.5
-2) Don't know40.3
-1) Refused40.3
1) Yes113091.6
2) No786.3
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
555) How many committees have met in the past twelve months? (NUMCOMM)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data362.9
-2) Don't know252.0
-1) Refused20.2
0) 0786.4
1) 11018.2
2) 2967.8
3) 3897.3
4) 4816.6
5) 51119.1
6) 6927.5
7) 7423.4
7.5) 7.510.1
8) 8524.2
9) 9211.7
10) 101008.2
11) 11141.1
12) 12746.0
13) 13100.8
14) 1430.2
15) 15423.4
16) 1680.7
17) 1730.2
18) 18141.1
19) 1910.1
20) 20494.0
21) 2110.1
22) 2220.2
23) 2320.2
24) 2490.7
25) 25191.5
26) 2610.1
27) 2710.1
30) 30121.0
33) 3310.1
35) 3550.4
36) 3620.2
37) 3710.1
40) 4030.2
50) 5030.2
57) 5710.1
68) 6810.1
75) 7540.3
77) 7710.1
80) 8020.2
100) 10040.3
118) 11810.1
120) 12020.2
125) 12510.1
200) 20010.1
300) 30010.1
Missing1514 
TOTAL1226100.0
556) Is there one committee that is the most important governing body or coordinating committee in your congregation? (MAINCOMM)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data221.8
-2) Don't know30.2
-1) Refused30.2
1) Yes105085.1
2) No15612.6
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
557) How many people are currently on it? (MAINSIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL122814.57534
558) How many of the people currently on it are male? (MAINMALE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12288.36718
559) How many of the people currently on it are female? (MAINFEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12285.78718
560) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding what people should eat? (DIET)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.5
-2) Don't know20.2
-1) Refused20.2
1) Yes16613.5
2) No105885.7
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
561) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding dancing? (DANCING)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.5
-1) Refused20.2
1) Yes17113.9
2) No105585.5
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
562) Does your congregation prohibit smoking tobacco? (SMOKING)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data50.4
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused20.2
1) Yes22218.0
2) No100481.4
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
563) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding what sorts of groups outside the congregation people can join? (JOINING)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90.7
-2) Don't know40.3
-1) Refused20.2
1) Yes22618.3
2) No99380.5
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
564) Does your congregation prohibit the use of alcohol? (ALCOHOL)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.6
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused20.2
1) Yes32025.9
2) No90373.2
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
565) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding how much money people give to the congregation? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data110.9
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused20.2
1) Yes27021.9
2) No95077.0
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
566) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms about who single people date or become romantically involved with? (DATING)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.6
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused30.2
1) Yes21317.3
2) No100981.8
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
567) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding cohabitation of unmarried adults? (COHABIT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data110.9
-2) Don't know20.2
-1) Refused30.2
1) Yes67354.5
2) No54544.2
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
568) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms concerning homosexual behavior? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data110.9
-2) Don't know80.6
-1) Refused50.4
1) Yes70156.8
2) No50941.2
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
569) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: Someone who drinks alcohol in moderation? (MBRALCMD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.5
-2) Don't know10.1
1) Yes125183.1
2) No20613.7
3) Don't know412.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
570) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: An unmarried couple who live together? (MBRCOHBT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.5
-2) Don't know20.1
1) Yes96063.7
2) No46630.9
3) Don't know714.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
571) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: An openly gay or lesbian couple in a committed relationship? (MBRGAY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.5
-2) Don't know70.5
1) Yes71647.5
2) No63842.4
3) Don't know1389.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
572) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: Someone who publicly supported a woman‘s right to choose with regard to abortion? (MBRRCHSE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data80.5
-2) Don't know70.5
1) Yes100566.7
2) No36424.2
3) Don't know1228.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
573) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: Someone who publicly supported a right-to-life position on abortion? (MBRRLIFE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data110.7
-2) Don't know40.3
1) Yes134789.4
2) No815.4
3) Don't know634.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
574) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: Someone who drinks alcohol in moderation? (LDRALCMD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.4
-2) Don't know20.1
1) Yes103168.5
2) No42128.0
3) Don't know463.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
575) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: An unmarried couple who live together? (LDRCOHBT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.5
-2) Don't know40.3
1) Yes47731.7
2) No93662.2
3) Don't know825.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
576) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: An openly gay or lesbian couple in a committed relationship? (LDRGAY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.5
-2) Don't know50.3
1) Yes34222.7
2) No104069.1
3) Don't know1127.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
577) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: Someone who publicly supported a woman's right to choose with regard to abortion? (LDRRCHSE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90.6
-2) Don't know40.3
1) Yes63642.2
2) No73248.6
3) Don't know1258.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
578) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: Someone who publicly supported a right-to-life position on abortion? (LDRRLIFE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data90.6
-2) Don't know30.2
1) Yes127784.8
2) No1348.9
3) Don't know835.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
579) Some congregations have adopted written statements that officially welcome gays and lesbians. Has your congregation adopted such a statement? (WLCMSTMT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data100.7
-2) Don't know30.2
-1) Refused30.2
1) Yes1167.7
2) No137491.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
580) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Hold all of the volunteer leadership positions that men can hold? (WMNVLTR)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.4
-2) Don't know20.1
1) Yes119479.3
2) No29719.7
3) Don't know70.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
581) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Serve as full-fledged members of your congregation‘s main governing body or coordinating committee? (WMNBRD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.4
-2) Don't know20.1
1) Yes130486.6
2) No18212.1
3) Don't know120.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
582) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Teach by themselves a class with adult men in it? (WMNTCH)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.4
-2) Don't know20.1
1) Yes131587.3
2) No16310.8
3) Don't know201.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
583) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Preach at a main worship service? (WMNPRCH)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data70.5
-2) Don't know20.1
1) Yes88658.8
2) No60139.9
3) Don't know100.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
584) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Be the head clergyperson or primary religious leader of your congregation? (WMNLEAD)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data60.4
-2) Don't know20.1
1) Yes61140.6
2) No85957.0
3) Don't know281.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
585) When it comes to the overall religious identity or culture of your congregation, would you say that your congregation tends to be fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, liberal, or do none of those terms describe your congregation well? (Asked only of Protestant congregations) (IDENTITY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data44129.3
-1) Refused161.1
1) Fundamentalist1067.0
2) Evangelical45530.2
3) Mainline24516.3
4) Liberal362.4
5) None20713.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
586) Politically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (LIBCON)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data401.5
-2) Don't know451.6
-1) Refused642.3
1) More on the conservative side139150.8
2) Right in the middle98636.0
3) More on the liberal side2147.8
TOTAL2740100.0
587) Theologically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data240.9
-2) Don't know240.9
-1) Refused271.0
1) More on the conservative side147653.9
2) Right in the middle91933.5
3) More on the liberal side2709.9
TOTAL2740100.0
588) In every congregation, disagreements and conflicts occasionally arise. Within the last two years, has your congregation experienced a conflict for which a special meeting was called specifically to deal with the disagreement? (CONFLCT1)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data140.5
-2) Don't know30.1
-1) Refused70.3
1) Yes63223.1
2) No208476.1
TOTAL2740100.0
589) What was this conflict about? Education/school (EDUSCH1)
TOTAL%
0) No148098.3
1) Yes261.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
590) What was this conflict about? Homosexuality (GAYLES1)
TOTAL%
0) No149199.0
1) Yes151.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
591) What was this conflict about? Leaders or leadership (LEADER1)
TOTAL%
0) No146997.5
1) Yes372.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
592) What was this conflict about? Money or financial management (MONEY1)
TOTAL%
0) No147998.2
1) Yes271.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
593) What was this conflict about? Clergyperson (PASTOR1)
TOTAL%
0) No144295.8
1) Yes644.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
594) What was this conflict about? Some other issue (OTHER1)
TOTAL%
0) No135990.2
1) Yes1479.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
595) Within the last two years, has your congregation experienced a conflict that led some people to leave the congregation? (CONFLCT2)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data200.7
-2) Don't know40.1
-1) Refused100.4
1) Yes68324.9
2) No202373.8
TOTAL2740100.0
596) What was this conflict about? Education/school (EDUSCH2)
TOTAL%
0) No148398.5
1) Yes231.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
597) What was this conflict about? Homosexuality (GAYLES2)
TOTAL%
0) No147898.1
1) Yes281.9
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
598) What was this conflict about? Leaders or leadership (LEADER2)
TOTAL%
0) No147097.6
1) Yes362.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
599) What was this conflict about? Money or financial management (MONEY2)
TOTAL%
0) No148798.7
1) Yes191.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
600) What was this conflict about? Clergyperson (PASTOR2)
TOTAL%
0) No141493.9
1) Yes926.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
601) What was this conflict about? Some other issue (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) No134489.2
1) Yes16210.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
602) Did the people who left start a new congregation of their own? (CNFLCT2B)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data113975.6
-1) Refused20.1
1) Yes251.7
2) No34022.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
603) Within the last two years, has your congregation experienced a conflict that led to the departure of a clergyperson or other religious leader? (CONFLCT3)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data110.7
-2) Don't know10.1
-1) Refused50.3
1) Yes1248.2
2) No136590.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
604) What was this conflict about? Education/school (EDUSCH3)
TOTAL%
0) No150099.6
1) Yes60.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
605) What was this conflict about? Homosexuality (GAYLES3)
TOTAL%
0) No150599.9
1) Yes10.1
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
606) What was this conflict about? Leaders or leadership (LEADER3)
TOTAL%
0) No148898.8
1) Yes181.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
607) What was this conflict about? Money or financial management (MONEY3)
TOTAL%
0) No150199.7
1) Yes50.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
608) What was this conflict about? Clergyperson (PASTOR3)
TOTAL%
0) No145096.3
1) Yes563.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
609) What was this conflict about? Some other issue (OTHER3)
TOTAL%
0) No146897.5
1) Yes382.5
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
610) At least 30% of people in the congregation's 1990 census tract are below the official poverty level. (POOR90CT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
0) No110189.2
1) Yes13210.7
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
611) At least 30% of people in the congregation's 2000 census tract are below the official poverty level. (POOR00CT)
TOTAL%
0) No135389.8
1) Yes15310.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
612) At least 5% of people in the congregation's census tract arrived in the United States since 1990. (IMM00CT)
TOTAL%
0) No115176.4
1) Yes35523.6
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
613) At least 80% of people in the congregation's census tract are African American. (BLCK90CT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
0) No116394.2
1) Yes705.7
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
614) At least 80% of people in the congregation's census tract are African American. (BLCK00CT)
TOTAL%
0) No144095.6
1) Yes664.4
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
615) Is the congregation's census tract predominately urban, predominately suburban, or predominately rural? (URBN90CT)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.1
1) Urban77863.0
2) Suburban17914.5
3) Rural27622.4
Missing1506 
TOTAL1234100.0
616) Is the congregation's census tract predominately urban, predominately suburban, or predominately rural? (URBN00CT)
TOTAL%
1) Urban100066.4
2) Suburban22314.8
3) Rural28318.8
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
617) Percent of people in the congregation's census tract who are Hispanic (HISP90CT)
TOTAL%
1) Zero through 4.9%86570.2
2) 5% through 100%36829.8
Missing1507 
TOTAL1233100.0
618) Percent of people in the congregation's census tract who are Hispanic (HISP00CT)
TOTAL%
1) Zero through 4.9%91961.0
2) 5% through 100%58739.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
619) Weight for all cases, including the panel cases, ignoring duplicate nominations. Allows users to analyze data at the congregation level. (W1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL274012
620) Weight for all cases, including the panel cases taking account of duplicate nominations. Allows users to analyze data at the congregation level. (W2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL274012
621) Weight for all cases, including the panel cases, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. (W3)
TOTAL%
.304252820516839) 2177.9
.608505641033678) 281.0
.79230918763168) 59821.8
.827651065866606) 28010.2
.831536388140162) 106438.8
.845561465525028) 240.9
.883278723915099) 180.7
.912758461550517) 20.1
1.21701128206736) 30.1
1.5212641025842) 20.1
1.58461837526336) 431.6
1.65530213173321) 240.9
1.66307277628032) 1214.4
1.69112293105006) 10.0
1.76068708362595) 1706.2
1.7665574478302) 10.0
1.83922459081468) 260.9
1.87902547894451) 40.1
1.96284160870022) 10.0
2.37692756289504) 60.2
2.48295319759982) 50.2
2.49460916442049) 240.9
2.55299627125763) 160.6
2.66687565668129) 130.5
2.72458694446953) 10.0
3.16923675052672) 10.0
3.31060426346642) 20.1
3.32614555256065) 190.7
3.34530545888931) 40.1
3.49452672254789) 30.1
3.52137416725191) 10.0
4.13761464652099) 20.1
4.15768194070081) 60.2
4.50610024749597) 20.1
4.92992383415267) 10.0
4.96590639519964) 10.0
5.1498288542811) 10.0
5.33375131336257) 10.0
5.72223302178435) 30.1
7.81670451096239) 10.0
TOTAL2740100.0
622) Weight for all cases nominated in the 2006 GSS, ignoring duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. (W4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL125412
623) Weight for all cases nominated in the 2006 GSS, taking account of duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. (W5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL125412
624) Weight for all cases nominated in the 2006 GSS, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. (W6)
TOTAL%
.704073092807705) 62249.6
.735479096805813) 29823.8
1.40814618561541) 443.5
1.47095819361163) 252.0
1.56460687290601) 17413.9
1.63439799290181) 272.2
2.11221927842312) 60.5
2.20643729041744) 50.4
2.26867996571372) 171.4
2.36987708970762) 131.0
2.81629237123082) 10.1
2.94191638722325) 20.2
2.97275305852142) 40.3
3.10535618651343) 30.2
3.12921374581202) 10.1
3.67682615132913) 20.2
4.00427508260942) 20.2
4.38089924413683) 10.1
4.41287458083488) 10.1
4.57631438012506) 10.1
4.73975417941524) 10.1
5.08497233694454) 30.2
6.94619146983268) 10.1
Missing1486 
TOTAL1254100.0
625) Weight for panel cases, ignoring duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. (W7)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52412
626) Weight for panel cases, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. (W8)
TOTAL%
.842443729903537) 45486.6
1.68488745980707) 5610.7
2.52733118971061) 40.8
3.36977491961415) 61.1
4.21221864951768) 40.8
Missing2216 
TOTAL524100.0
627) NCS interview was conducted in Spanish (NCSSPAN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No149554.6
1) Yes110.4
TOTAL2740100.0
628) GSS interview was conducted in Spanish; the NCS case would have been lost otherwise (GSSSPAN)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No145853.2
1) Yes481.8
TOTAL2740100.0
629) NCS interview was conducted in Spanish or GSS interview would have been lost if not done in Spanish (SPANCHCK)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data123445.0
0) No145453.1
1) Yes521.9
TOTAL2740100.0
630) Mode of questionnaire administration (MODE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data953.5
-2) Don't know20.1
1) Over the phone217479.4
2) In person44716.3
3) Combination of over the phone and in person210.8
Missing1 
TOTAL2739100.0
631) Number of GSS respondents nominating a congregation (NOMINATE)
TOTAL%
1) 218587.8
2) 2218.9
3) 441.8
4) 251.0
5) 80.3
6) 40.2
7) 10.0
Missing252 
TOTAL2488100.0
632) Indicates selection for panel sample (PANEL)
TOTAL%
0) 215378.6
1) 58721.4
TOTAL2740100.0
633) See weighting document for set descriptions (SET)
634) Did the respondent consult anyone else during the interview about answer to any questions? (CNSLTPER)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data261.7
-1) Refused50.3
1) Yes1399.2
2) No133688.7
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
635) Did the respondent consult an annual report, financial statement, or any other document to get answers to any questions? (CNSLTDOC)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data281.9
-1) Refused100.7
1) Yes36824.4
2) No110073.0
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
636) In general, what was the respondent‘s attitude toward the interview? (ATTITUDE)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data352.3
1) Friendly and interested121080.3
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested22815.1
3) Impatient and restless302.0
4) Hostile30.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL1506100.0
637) I-YEAR: Four-digit year of data collection (for use with online analysis) (I-YEAR)
TOTAL%
1) 1998123445.0
2) 2006150655.0
TOTAL2740100.0
638) I-REGION: Region in which congregation is located (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England or Mid-Atlantic45216.5
2) East North Central or West North Central67924.8
3) South Atlantic, East South Central, or West South Central109640.0
4) Mountain or Pacific51318.7
TOTAL2740100.0
639) I-THEOLOGY: Theologically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side147655.4
2) Right in the middle91934.5
3) More on the liberal side27010.1
Missing75 
TOTAL2665100.0
640) I-POLITICS: Politically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side139153.7
2) Right in the middle98638.1
3) More on the liberal side2148.3
Missing149 
TOTAL2591100.0
641) I-RELIGION: Religious tradition (collapsed) (for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic66324.2
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist102037.2
3) Black Protestant32912.0
4) White liberal or moderate63023.0
6) Non-Christian983.6
TOTAL2740100.0