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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) (panel_id) Unique ID for each panel record (PANEL_ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262131.576
2) (region) Region in which congregation is located (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England or Mid-Atlantic4717.9
2) East North Central or West North Central7026.7
3) South Atlantic, East South Central, or West South Central10038.2
4) Mountain or Pacific4517.2
TOTAL262100.0
3) (strtwrsh_98) In what year did your congregation begin worshipping at its current location? (STRTWR98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2621906.626271
4) (localaff_98) Is your congregation affiliated with any local association of congregations such as a local council of churches? (LOCAFF98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.7
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes12553.2
2) No10544.7
Missing27 
TOTAL235100.0
5) (viewbldg_98) 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? (VIEWBL98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes14153.8
2) No12045.8
TOTAL262100.0
6) (remodel_06) Within the past twelve months, has your congregation done any major construction or remodeling of your building or buildings? (REMODL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data124.6
1) Yes8733.2
2) No16362.2
TOTAL262100.0
7) (improve_06) Did this construction or remodeling include any special features to improve accessibility for people with physical disabilities? (IMPROV06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data17566.8
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes5521.0
2) No3111.8
TOTAL262100.0
8) (change_06) Has your [increase/decrease] been ten percent or more since two years ago, or less than ten percent? (CHANGE06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Decreased more than 10 percent176.5
2) Decreased less than 10 percent3212.2
3) Remained about the same10238.9
4) Increased less than 10 percent3714.1
5) Increased more than 10 percent7327.9
TOTAL262100.0
9) (clerrace2_06) Clergy race, incorporating responses to CLERHISP (CLRC2_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data166.1
1) White non-Hispanic19574.4
2) White Hispanic31.1
3) Black and non-Hispanic2911.1
5) Hispanic31.1
6) Asian and non-Hispanic72.7
8) Other93.4
TOTAL262100.0
10) (clerhisp_06) [Are you/Is this person] Hispanic or Latino? (CLRHSP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data218.0
1) Yes20.8
2) No23991.2
TOTAL262100.0
11) (rtenure_06) Number of months respondent has been actively involved with congregation (RTENUR06)
TOTAL%
0) 031.1
1) 141.5
2) 231.1
3) 320.8
5) 510.4
6) 662.3
9) 910.4
10) 1010.4
12) 12155.7
24) 24207.6
36) 36186.9
48) 4893.4
60) 60176.5
72) 72186.9
84) 8493.4
96) 9683.1
108) 108114.2
120) 120135.0
132) 132103.8
144) 144103.8
156) 15672.7
168) 16851.9
180) 18072.7
192) 19241.5
204) 20431.1
216) 21620.8
228) 22820.8
240) 24051.9
252) 25231.1
264) 26472.7
288) 28841.5
300) 30031.1
312) 31231.1
324) 32431.1
336) 33620.8
360) 36083.1
372) 37210.4
396) 39620.8
408) 40831.1
420) 42010.4
432) 43210.4
456) 45610.4
480) 48010.4
552) 55210.4
600) 60020.8
732) 73220.8
TOTAL262100.0
12) (clereduc_98) What is the highest level of education [you have/this person has] received? (CLERED98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data93.4
-2) Don‘t know10.4
1) Less than high school20.8
2) High school diploma62.3
3) Some college, but no four-year degree135.0
4) Four-year college degree3714.2
5) Graduate degree16663.6
6) Other (includes unspecified religious institutions)145.4
7) Not applicable, no single head clergy135.0
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
13) (copastor_06) The congregation has co-pastors instead of one head clergyperson (COPSTR06)
TOTAL%
0) No26199.6
1) Yes10.4
TOTAL262100.0
14) (howadd_06) How do most people in the congregation address [you/this person]? (HOWADD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data166.1
1) First name OR nickname3814.5
2) First name OR title first name31.1
3) First name OR title only72.7
4) First name OR title last name20.8
5) Title first name4918.7
6) Title first name OR title last name41.5
7) Title only12447.3
8) Title last name197.3
TOTAL262100.0
15) (title_06) With which title do most people in the congregation address [you/this person]? (TITLE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data166.1
0) No title3814.5
2) Dr.20.8
3) Pastor11042.0
5) Reverend114.2
6) Rabbi20.8
7) Father6123.3
9) Monsignor62.3
10) Bishop31.1
11) Sister10.4
12) Brother93.4
18) Chaplain10.4
20) Other20.8
TOTAL262100.0
16) (clergrad_06) [Have you/Has this person] graduated from a seminary or theological school? (CLRGRD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data145.3
1) Yes21983.6
2) No2911.1
TOTAL262100.0
17) (clerattd_06) [Are you/is this person] currently attending a seminary or theological school? (CLRATT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23288.9
1) Yes41.5
2) No259.6
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
18) (clerstat_06) [Are you/Is this person] ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (CLRSTA06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data155.7
1) Yes24292.4
2) No51.9
TOTAL262100.0
19) (clerpart_06) [Were you/was this person] a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the leader of the congregation? (CLRPRT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data145.3
1) Yes3814.5
2) No21080.2
TOTAL262100.0
20) (clergcap_06) In what capacity did you participate before? (CLRCAP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data22987.4
1) Pastor or co-pastor20.8
4) Interim pastor or administrator10.4
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)114.2
13) Pastoral associate/assistant or parochial vicar20.8
16) Secretary/Clerk/Receptionist10.4
21) Elder or Presiding elder, overseer10.4
25) Lay leader (e.g., committee chair, other) or lay minister10.4
26) Church member20.8
35) Other31.1
37) Deacon10.4
50) Youth/Children‘s pastor/minister or director/coordinator20.8
66) Other topical pastor/minister10.4
107) Clerk (Church clerk)10.4
200) Multiple roles41.5
TOTAL262100.0
21) (clerpaid_06) [Are you/Is this person] paid for [your/his/her] work in this congregation? (CLERPD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data155.7
1) Yes23790.5
2) No103.8
TOTAL262100.0
22) (clersabb_06) Does [your/this person‘s] compensation package include a provision for paid sabbatical leave of at least one month every seven years? (CLRSAB06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data166.1
-2) Don't know10.4
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes11443.5
2) No12949.2
TOTAL262100.0
23) (othcong_06) [Do you/Does this person] serve another congregation besides this one? (OTHCNG06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data155.7
1) Yes3312.6
2) No21481.7
TOTAL262100.0
24) (othjob_06) [Do you/Does this person] hold another job besides working for this or other congregations? (OTHJOB06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data155.7
1) Yes3413.0
2) No21381.3
TOTAL262100.0
25) (clergjob_06) What is [your/this person‘s] other job? (CLRJOB06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data22887.0
7) Owner10.4
8) Religious work93.4
11) Computer and information systems managers/manager, Internet Technology10.4
23) Education administration/Athletic director/School principal/Child care center director20.8
41) Manager, Apartment/Manager, Community Association/Manager, Cooperative10.4
42) Youth Program Director10.4
100) Consultant, systems, computer or data processing10.4
106) Database administrators10.4
211) Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers10.4
220) Teacher n/s (Industry: seminary)/Teacher, college subject not specified/Teacher, Religion/Teacher, prison20.8
234) Other teachers and instructors10.4
403) Food preparation workers10.4
461) Care giver10.4
484) Sales, cable television10.4
495) Sales, newspaper10.4
613) Logging workers10.4
623) Carpenter20.8
626) Construction worker10.4
896) Worker10.4
1111) Unknown/Can't tell31.1
9999) Multiple job mentions10.4
TOTAL262100.0
26) (clerft_06) Does the head or senior clergy work full-time at this congregation? (CLERFT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data155.7
1) Yes22686.3
2) No218.0
TOTAL262100.0
27) (minstaff_06) 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. (MINSTF06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
0) 02810.7
1) 19134.7
2) 23312.6
3) 33613.7
4) 4124.6
5) 5135.0
6) 662.3
7) 772.7
8) 893.4
9) 951.9
10) 1020.8
11) 1110.4
12) 1251.9
14) 1431.1
15) 1531.1
20) 2010.4
25) 2531.1
27) 2710.4
30) 3010.4
35) 3510.4
TOTAL262100.0
28) (stf1titl_06) 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]. (STF1T06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data16563.0
1) Pastor, co-pastor3413.0
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister4818.3
4) Interim pastor or administrator (any level)10.4
9) Rector10.4
10) Rabbi10.4
11) Priest (father)51.9
15) Other ministerial staff (excluding deacons; including chaplain)31.1
31) Minister, clergy, reverend, preacher10.4
36) Can't tell10.4
43) Religious Sister10.4
59) Pastor, Minister or Director, Coordinator of Music (includes Music Minister)10.4
TOTAL262100.0
29) (stf2titl_06) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? (STF2T06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data16061.1
1) Pastor, co-pastor31.1
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister ("senior" anything)10.4
3) Administrative/Executive Pastor/Minister20.8
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)3613.7
11) Priest (father)51.9
13) Pastoral associate/assistant and parochial vicar62.3
14) Director or Pastor of Religious Education (Christian Education)93.4
20) Other administrative or managerial staff (including financial administration), Ministry of Administration10.4
25) Lay leader (e.g., committee chair, other) or lay minister10.4
31) Minister, clergy, reverend, preacher10.4
37) Deacon10.4
38) Executive secretary (i.e., only administrative or executive secretary)10.4
39) Assistant to pastor (also pastor's secretary)10.4
43) Religious Sister31.1
50) Youth or Children's pastor or minister or director or coordinator114.2
52) University or Campus pastor or minister10.4
53) Pastor or Minister or Director or Coordinator of Adult Ministries10.4
55) Pastor or Minister or Director or Coordinator of Worship or Liturgy or Ritual (Liturgist)31.1
59) Pastor, Minister or Director, Coordinator of Music (includes Music Minister)83.1
61) Care Pastor/Minister10.4
65) Minister or Pastor or Director or Coordinator of Student Ministries10.4
73) Director or Coordinator or Pastor/Minister of Education10.4
74) Director or Coordinator of Faith Formation, RCIA and or Discipleship Education10.4
75) Director or Coordinator or Minister or Pastor of Pastoral Care10.4
83) Musician/Cantor10.4
104) Child Care10.4
TOTAL262100.0
30) (stf2gend_06) Thinking of [STF2TITL], is this person male or female? (STF2G06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data16161.5
1) Male6725.6
2) Female3413.0
TOTAL262100.0
31) (stf2strt_06) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (STF2ST06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data16161.7
-1) Refused20.8
1956) 195610.4
1971) 197110.4
1976) 197620.8
1980) 198010.4
1985) 198510.4
1987) 198720.8
1988) 198810.4
1989) 198910.4
1990) 199020.8
1991) 199110.4
1992) 199210.4
1993) 199310.4
1995) 199510.4
1996) 199651.9
1997) 199710.4
1998) 199851.9
1999) 199920.8
2000) 200031.1
2001) 200151.9
2002) 200262.3
2003) 2003145.4
2004) 2004145.4
2005) 2005176.5
2006) 200693.4
2007) 200710.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
32) (stf2grdt_06) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (STF2GR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data16061.3
1) Yes6023.0
2) No4115.7
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
33) (stf2attd_06) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (STF2AT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data22184.7
1) Yes72.7
2) No3312.6
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
34) (stf2ordn_06) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (STF2OR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data16061.1
1) Yes6424.4
2) No3814.5
TOTAL262100.0
35) (stf2mmbr_06) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (STF2MM06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data16061.1
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes269.9
2) No7528.6
TOTAL262100.0
36) (stf3titl_06) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? (STF3T06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data19775.2
1) Pastor, co-pastor10.4
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister ("senior" anything)10.4
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)31.1
11) Priest (father)31.1
14) Director/Coordinator or Pastor/Minister of Religious Education (Christian Education)124.6
15) Other ministerial staff (excluding deacons; including chaplain)20.8
16) Other administrative support (e.g., secretary, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, office manager, office staff)10.4
28) Intern, seminarian, student pastor10.4
37) Deacon20.8
43) Religious Sister20.8
50) Youth/Children‘s pastor/minister or director/coordinator176.5
55) Pastor/Minister or Director/Coordinator of Worship/Worship Arts/Liturgy/Ritual31.1
57) Pastor/Minister of Christian Life/Discipleship/Small Groups10.4
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)93.4
61) Care pastor/minister10.4
66) Other topical pastor/minister20.8
73) Director/Coordinator or Pastor/Minister of Education20.8
78) Principal (School Administrator)10.4
79) Teacher or Educator (includes Sunday School Teacher)10.4
TOTAL262100.0
37) (stf3gend_06) Thinking of [STF3TITL], is this person male or female? (STF3G06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data19675.1
1) Male3613.8
2) Female2911.1
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
38) (stf3strt_06) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (STF3ST06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data19675.1
-1) Refused10.4
1966) 196610.4
1974) 197410.4
1975) 197510.4
1976) 197610.4
1985) 198510.4
1986) 198610.4
1987) 198710.4
1991) 199110.4
1992) 199210.4
1993) 199331.1
1994) 199410.4
1995) 199510.4
1996) 199641.5
1997) 199710.4
1998) 199820.8
2000) 200051.9
2002) 200251.9
2003) 200341.5
2004) 200493.4
2005) 200593.4
2006) 2006103.8
2007) 200710.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
39) (stf3grdt_06) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (STF3GR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data19675.1
1) Yes249.2
2) No4115.7
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
40) (stf3attd_06) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (STF3AT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data22084.3
1) Yes51.9
2) No3613.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
41) (stf3ordn_06) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (STF3OR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data19675.1
1) Yes238.8
2) No4216.1
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
42) (stf3mmbr_06) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (STF3MM06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data19775.5
1) Yes176.5
2) No4718.0
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
43) (stf4titl_06) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? (STF4T06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23188.2
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)31.1
11) Priest (father)10.4
14) Director/Coordinator or Pastor/Minister of Religious Education (Christian Education)62.3
30) Imam10.4
37) Deacon10.4
45) Retired or Pastor Emeritus10.4
50) Youth or Children's pastor or minister or director or coordinator83.1
57) Pastor or Minister of Christian Life, Discipleship, Small Groups20.8
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)20.8
65) Minister or Pastor or Director or Coordinator of Student Ministries10.4
66) Other topical pastor20.8
78) Principal (School Administrator)10.4
83) Musician or Cantor10.4
104) Child Care10.4
TOTAL262100.0
44) (stf4gend_06) Thinking of [STF4TITL], is this person male or female? (STF4G)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23288.5
1) Male155.7
2) Female155.7
TOTAL262100.0
45) (stf4strt_06) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (STF4ST06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23288.5
-1) Refused31.1
1957) 195710.4
1984) 198410.4
1988) 198810.4
1992) 199210.4
1993) 199320.8
1996) 199620.8
1997) 199720.8
1998) 199820.8
2001) 200110.4
2002) 200210.4
2003) 200331.1
2004) 200420.8
2005) 200520.8
2006) 200662.3
TOTAL262100.0
46) (stf4grdt_06) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (STF4GR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23288.5
1) Yes114.2
2) No197.3
TOTAL262100.0
47) (stf4attd_06) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (STF4AT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24392.7
1) Yes41.5
2) No155.7
TOTAL262100.0
48) (stf4ordn_06) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (STF4OR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23288.5
1) Yes124.6
2) No186.9
TOTAL262100.0
49) (stf4mmbr_06) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (STF4MM06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23288.5
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes135.0
2) No166.1
TOTAL262100.0
50) (stf5titl_06) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? (STF5T06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24493.1
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)20.8
11) Priest (father)10.4
12) Director or Executive Director, Administrator10.4
14) Director or Pastor of Religious Education (Christian Education)10.4
37) Deacon10.4
50) Youth or Children's pastor or minister or director or coordinator31.1
55) Pastor/Minister or Director/Coordinator of Worship/Worship Arts/Liturgy/Ritual20.8
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)31.1
66) Other topical pastor10.4
73) Director or Coordinator or Pastor or Minister of Education10.4
79) Teacher or Educator (includes Sunday School teacher)10.4
83) Musician or Cantor10.4
TOTAL262100.0
51) (stf5gend_06) Thinking of [STF5TITL], is this person male or female? (STF5G06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24493.1
1) Male93.4
2) Female93.4
TOTAL262100.0
52) (stf5strt_06) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (STF5ST06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24493.1
-1) Refused10.4
1984) 198410.4
1990) 199020.8
1992) 199210.4
1993) 199310.4
1994) 199410.4
1996) 199610.4
2001) 200110.4
2002) 200220.8
2003) 200310.4
2004) 200420.8
2005) 200510.4
2006) 200631.1
TOTAL262100.0
53) (stf5grdt_06) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (STF5GR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24493.1
1) Yes51.9
2) No135.0
TOTAL262100.0
54) (stf5attd_06) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (STF5AT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24995.0
2) No135.0
TOTAL262100.0
55) (stf5ordn_06) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (STF5OR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24493.1
1) Yes72.7
2) No114.2
TOTAL262100.0
56) (stf5mmbr_06) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (STF5MM06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24493.1
1) Yes124.6
2) No62.3
TOTAL262100.0
57) (stf6titl_06) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? (STF6T06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25697.7
11) Priest (father)10.4
14) Director or Pastor of Religious Education (Christian Education)10.4
16) Other administrative support (e.g., secretary, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, office manager, office staff)10.4
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)10.4
79) Teacher or Educator (includes Sunday School teacher)10.4
83) Musician/Cantor10.4
TOTAL262100.0
58) (stf6gend_06) Thinking of [STF6TITL], is this person male or female? (STF6G06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25697.7
1) Male41.5
2) Female20.8
TOTAL262100.0
59) (stf6strt_06) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (STF6ST06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25697.7
1978) 197810.4
1994) 199410.4
1998) 199810.4
2001) 200110.4
2002) 200210.4
2005) 200510.4
TOTAL262100.0
60) (stf6grdt_06) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (STF6GR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25697.7
1) Yes20.8
2) No41.5
TOTAL262100.0
61) (stf6attd_06) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (STF6AT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25898.5
1) Yes10.4
2) No31.1
TOTAL262100.0
62) (stf6ordn_06) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (STF6OR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25697.7
1) Yes31.1
2) No31.1
TOTAL262100.0
63) (stf6mmbr_06) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (STF6MM06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25697.7
1) Yes20.8
2) No41.5
TOTAL262100.0
64) (ftstfmen_06) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are men? (ASKED ONLY IF MORE THAN SIX FULL-TIME STAFF) (FTSTFM06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data21983.6
2) 220.8
3) 320.8
4) 4114.2
5) 572.7
6) 662.3
7) 720.8
10) 1031.1
11) 1120.8
13) 1310.4
18) 1820.8
19) 1910.4
20) 2041.5
TOTAL262100.0
65) (ftstfgrd_06) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? (ASKED ONLY IF MORE THAN SIX FULL-TIME STAFF) (FTSTFG06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data21983.6
1) 131.1
2) 241.5
3) 341.5
4) 493.4
5) 572.7
6) 631.1
7) 710.4
8) 820.8
9) 931.1
10) 1010.4
11) 1110.4
15) 1531.1
17) 1710.4
35) 3510.4
TOTAL262100.0
66) (ftstfatd_06) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? (ASKED ONLY IF MORE THAN SIX FULL-TIME STAFF) (FTSTFA06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data21983.6
-1) Refused10.4
0) 02810.7
1) 162.3
2) 262.3
5) 510.4
35) 3510.4
TOTAL262100.0
67) (ftstford_06) How many are ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (ASKED ONLY IF MORE THAN SIX FULL-TIME STAFF) (FTSTFO06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data21983.6
0) 010.4
1) 120.8
2) 251.9
3) 372.7
4) 493.4
5) 541.5
6) 620.8
7) 710.4
8) 820.8
9) 910.4
10) 1041.5
11) 1110.4
12) 1210.4
14) 1410.4
17) 1710.4
20) 2010.4
TOTAL262100.0
68) (ftstfmbr_06) 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) (FTSTFR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data21983.6
0) 083.1
1) 183.1
2) 251.9
3) 331.1
4) 451.9
5) 531.1
6) 620.8
7) 731.1
8) 810.4
9) 910.4
10) 1010.4
14) 1410.4
20) 2010.4
35) 3510.4
TOTAL262100.0
69) (ftstfchg_06) Within the past 12 months has the number of full-time paid staff in your congregation increased, decreased, or stayed the same? (FTSTFC06)
TOTAL%
1) Increased3613.7
2) Stayed the same19674.8
3) Decreased3011.5
TOTAL262100.0
70) (ftsearch_06) Is your congregation currently searching for a full-time staff person of any sort? (FTSRCH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes3814.5
2) No22385.1
TOTAL262100.0
71) (ftpostn_06) What full-time position are you currently trying to fill? (FTPOS06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data22485.5
1) Pastor, co-pastor10.4
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister ("senior" anything)41.5
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)31.1
11) Priest (father)10.4
14) Director or Pastor of Religious Education (Christian Education)51.9
16) Other administrative support (e.g., secretary, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, office manager, office staff)20.8
50) Youth or Children's pastor or minister or director or coordinator72.7
51) Family pastor or minister or director or coordinator10.4
53) Pastor or Minister or Director or Coordinator of Adult Ministries10.4
57) Pastor or Minister of Christian Life, Discipleship, Small Groups10.4
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)41.5
63) Spanish Speaking (Hispanic) minister10.4
66) Other topical pastor10.4
73) Director or Coordinator or Pastor or Minister of Education20.8
74) Director or Coordinator of Faith Formation, RCIA and or Discipleship Education10.4
83) Musician or Cantor20.8
90) Facilities manager10.4
TOTAL262100.0
72) (ftsrchmo_06) When did this search begin? (MONTH) (FTSRMO06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data22686.3
-1) Refused10.4
1) 131.1
3) 320.8
4) 451.9
5) 541.5
6) 641.5
7) 772.7
8) 820.8
9) 941.5
10) 1031.1
11) 1110.4
TOTAL262100.0
73) (ftsrchyr_06) When did this search begin? (YEAR) (FTSRYR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data22686.3
-1) Refused10.4
2000) 200010.4
2004) 200410.4
2005) 200531.1
2006) 20063011.5
TOTAL262100.0
74) (servlng1_98) What language or languages were spoken or sung at this service? (FIRST LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (SLNG1_98)
TOTAL%
3) Arabic10.4
16) English24995.0
25) Greek20.8
30) Hebrew20.8
39) Korean10.4
52) Punjabi10.4
59) Spanish51.9
63) Tongan10.4
TOTAL262100.0
75) (servlng2_98) What language or languages were spoken or sung at this service? (SECOND LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (SLNG2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data18885.8
2) American Sign Language20.9
16) English73.2
22) French31.4
28) Haitian10.5
30) Hebrew10.5
41) Latin41.8
51) Portuguese10.5
59) Spanish104.6
82) Tamil10.5
90) Other10.5
Missing43 
TOTAL219100.0
76) (servlng3_98) What language or languages were spoken or sung at this service? (THIRD LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (SLNG3_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20297.1
30) Hebrew21.0
32) Hindi10.5
36) Italian10.5
51) Portuguese10.5
59) Spanish10.5
Missing54 
TOTAL208100.0
77) (mainlang_98) Which one of these was the primary language in which the service was conducted? (MNLANG98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data6873.1
3) Arabic11.1
16) English1718.3
22) French11.1
25) Greek22.2
30) Hebrew22.2
59) Spanish11.1
63) Tongan11.1
Missing169 
TOTAL93100.0
78) (othlang_98) Were languages other than [SERVLNG1, SERVLNG2, SERVLNG3] spoken or sung at any service in the past 12 months? (OTHLNG98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data93.4
1) Yes9737.0
2) No15659.5
TOTAL262100.0
79) (othlang1_98) What other languages were spoken or sung? (FIRST LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (OLNG1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data4934.3
1) African dialect10.7
2) American Sign Language10.7
16) English42.8
19) Filipino10.7
21) Finnish10.7
22) French32.1
23) German85.6
28) Haitian10.7
36) Italian10.7
39) Korean21.4
41) Latin149.8
43) Lithuanian10.7
44) Native American/American Indian21.4
50) Polish10.7
59) Spanish4430.8
61) Swahili32.1
64) Vietnamese10.7
90) Other53.5
Missing119 
TOTAL143100.0
80) (othlang2_98) What other languages were spoken or sung? (SECOND LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (OLNG2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data9069.8
2) American Sign Language21.6
5) Armenian10.8
8) Chinese10.8
11) Creole10.8
19) Filipino10.8
22) French32.3
23) German53.9
25) Greek10.8
30) Hebrew10.8
32) Hindi21.6
39) Korean21.6
41) Latin21.6
44) Native American/American Indian21.6
46) Norwegian10.8
50) Polish10.8
51) Portuguese10.8
55) Samoan10.8
59) Spanish64.7
70) Swedish10.8
71) Indian10.8
90) Other32.3
Missing133 
TOTAL129100.0
81) (othlang3_98) What other languages were spoken or sung? (THIRD LANGUAGE MENTIONED) (OLNG3_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10887.8
17) Ethiopian10.8
23) German10.8
33) Hungarian10.8
36) Italian10.8
37) Japanese10.8
39) Korean10.8
41) Latin10.8
54) Russian10.8
59) Spanish32.4
63) Tongan21.6
64) Vietnamese10.8
90) Other10.8
Missing139 
TOTAL123100.0
82) (spansrvc_06) 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? (SPNSRV06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3814.5
2) No22485.5
TOTAL262100.0
83) (numspoke_98) 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. (NUMSPK98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
-1) Refused10.4
0) 0135.0
1) 13814.5
2) 26424.4
3) 35420.6
4) 43714.1
5) 5186.9
6) 693.4
7) 762.3
8) 831.1
9) 931.1
10) 1020.8
14) 1420.8
15) 1520.8
16) 1620.8
18) 1810.4
20) 2020.8
30) 3010.4
70) 7010.4
TOTAL262100.0
84) (spkrdwn_06) Did the speaker come down during sermon? (Asked if SERMON=1) (SPKRDN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
1) Yes10238.9
2) No15659.5
TOTAL262100.0
85) (soloist_98) Was there singing by a soloist at this service? (SOLO98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12848.9
2) No13451.1
TOTAL262100.0
86) (kidtime_98) Was there a part of this service specifically directed at children? (KIDTIM98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13350.8
2) No12949.2
TOTAL262100.0
87) (teenpart_98) 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? (TEENPT98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11443.5
2) No14856.5
TOTAL262100.0
88) (laugh_98) Did people laugh out loud at any point in this service? (LAUGH98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20879.4
2) No5420.6
TOTAL262100.0
89) (incense_98) Was incense used in this service? (INCENS98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes145.3
2) No24794.3
TOTAL262100.0
90) (instment_98) Were any musical instruments used in this service? (INSTMT98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
1) Yes23288.5
2) No2710.3
TOTAL262100.0
91) (piano_98) Was a piano used? (PIANO98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data62.3
1) Yes18068.7
2) No7629.0
TOTAL262100.0
92) (organ_98) Was an organ used? (ORGAN98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
1) Yes17867.9
2) No7930.2
TOTAL262100.0
93) (elecgtr_98) Was an electric guitar used during the main service? (ELECGT98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data114.2
1) Yes7428.2
2) No17767.6
TOTAL262100.0
94) (guitar_98) Was a guitar used during the main service? (GUITAR98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9335.5
2) No16964.5
TOTAL262100.0
95) (joinhnds_06) Did people join hands at any point during the service, such as during a prayer or at other moments? (JOINHN06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes11142.4
2) No14956.9
TOTAL262100.0
96) (robe_06) Did the leader of this service wear a robe or other special garments? (ROBE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes14254.2
2) No11945.4
TOTAL262100.0
97) (offering_06) Was a monetary offering collected at this service? (OFFER06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24593.5
2) No176.5
TOTAL262100.0
98) (commun_98) Was communion or the Lord's Supper celebrated at this service? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (COMMUN98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data93.4
1) Yes12246.6
2) No13150.0
TOTAL262100.0
99) (totattnd_06) 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? (TOTATT06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262977.2712751
100) (impdiff_06) Are there important differences between any of the worship services your congregation has on a typical weekend, or are they all about the same? (IMPDIF06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data6123.3
1) Important differences10740.8
2) All about the same9435.9
TOTAL262100.0
101) (difflang_06) 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 (DIFLNG06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
0) Did not mention this type of difference24292.4
1) Mentioned this type of difference186.9
TOTAL262100.0
102) (diffsched_06) 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 (DIFSCH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
0) Did not mention this type of difference25898.5
1) Mentioned this type of difference20.8
TOTAL262100.0
103) (diffgrp_06) 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 (DIFGRP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
0) Did not mention this type of difference24392.7
1) Mentioned this type of difference176.5
TOTAL262100.0
104) (diffform_06) 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 (DIFFRM06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
0) Did not mention this type of difference19373.7
1) Mentioned this type of difference6725.6
TOTAL262100.0
105) (diffmusic_06) 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 (DIFMUS06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
0) Did not mention this type of difference21582.1
1) Mentioned this type of difference4517.2
TOTAL262100.0
106) (othdiffs_06) 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 data20.8
0) Did not mention this type of difference25396.6
1) Mentioned this type of difference72.7
TOTAL262100.0
107) (nmsrvchg_06) Within the past twelve months, has the number of worship services in a typical week, increased, decreased, or remained the same? (NMSRVC06)
TOTAL%
1) Increased3111.8
2) Remained the same22284.7
3) Decreased93.4
TOTAL262100.0
108) (whychg_06) Why was the number of services [increased/decreased]? (WHYCHG06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data22284.7
-1) Refused10.4
1) Change in congregation attendance124.6
2) Wanted to add another schedule option31.1
3) Wanted to provide an alternative worship style51.9
4) Staffing issues31.1
5) Seasonal change51.9
6) Needed a bilingual service10.4
10) Some other reason103.8
TOTAL262100.0
109) (protwor_98) Were any of these services with Protestant congregations? (PRTWOR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
1) Yes14756.1
2) No11242.7
TOTAL262100.0
110) (cathwor_98) Were any of these services with Roman Catholic congregations? (CTHWOR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
1) Yes7127.1
2) No18871.8
TOTAL262100.0
111) (muslmwor_98) Were any of these services with Muslim congregations? (MUSWOR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
1) Yes72.7
2) No25095.4
TOTAL262100.0
112) (othwor_98) Were any of these services with congregations other than Protestant, Catholic, or Jewish? (OTHWOR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
1) Yes135.0
2) No24493.1
TOTAL262100.0
113) (othwor1_98) With what other type of congregations have you had joint worship in the past twelve months? (FIRST MENTION) (OWOR1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data5782.6
1) Eastern Orthodox45.8
2) Mormon, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)22.9
4) Muslim34.3
8) Hindu11.4
10) Other congregation of the same denomination22.9
Missing193 
TOTAL69100.0
114) (othwor2_98) With what other type of congregations have you had joint worship in the past twelve months? (SECOND MENTION) (OWOR2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data5895.1
1) Eastern Orthodox11.6
3) Buddhist11.6
7) Bahai11.6
Missing201 
TOTAL61100.0
115) (othwor3_98) With what other type of congregations have you had joint worship in the past twelve months? (THIRD MENTION) (OWOR3_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data5798.3
8) Hindu11.7
Missing204 
TOTAL58100.0
116) (everdanc_98) Within the past twelve months, was there dance performed by teens or adults at any worship service of your congregation? (EVRDNC98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes8231.3
2) No17867.9
TOTAL262100.0
117) (everskit_98) Within the past twelve months, was an acting skit or play performed by teens or adults at any worship service of your congregation? (EVRSKT98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19373.7
2) No6926.3
TOTAL262100.0
118) (everhire_98) Within the past twelve months, has your congregation hired any singers or other musicians to perform at a worship service? (EVRHRE98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13350.8
2) No12949.2
TOTAL262100.0
119) (volopps_06) 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? (VOLOPP06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes25296.2
2) No93.4
TOTAL262100.0
120) (niv_98) Does your congregation encourage people to use the New International Version of the Bible rather than other translations? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (NIV98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data93.4
-2) Don't know31.1
1) Yes4818.3
2) No20277.1
TOTAL262100.0
121) (dispflag_06) Does your congregation display an American flag in your main sanctuary or worship space? (DISPFL06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused41.5
1) Yes16663.4
2) No9235.1
TOTAL262100.0
122) (usebldg_98) 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. (USEBLD98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data155.8
1) Yes17868.7
2) No6625.5
Missing3 
TOTAL259100.0
123) (numuse_98) Please tell me how many such groups or programs have met in your building within the past twelve months. (NUMUSE98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
-2) Don't know31.2
0) 07930.5
1) 1238.9
2) 2124.6
3) 3166.2
4) 4197.3
5) 5186.9
6) 6155.8
7) 720.8
8) 872.7
9) 910.4
10) 10218.1
11) 1110.4
12) 12135.0
13) 1310.4
14) 1420.8
15) 1551.9
20) 2072.7
22) 2210.4
23) 2310.4
25) 2520.8
30) 3010.4
50) 5031.2
60) 6010.4
75) 7510.4
Missing3 
TOTAL259100.0
124) (rehearse_98) Have any of these groups used your building for rehearsals or performances of musical or theatrical works? (REHRSE98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes8432.4
2) No17366.8
Missing3 
TOTAL259100.0
125) (exhibit_98) Have any of these groups used your building for exhibits of works of art like paintings, photography, or sculpture? (EXHIBT98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes3011.6
2) No22787.6
Missing3 
TOTAL259100.0
126) (clsund12_06) Does your congregation have religious education classes for children twelve years and younger that meet at least weekly? (CLS12_06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23991.2
2) No238.8
TOTAL262100.0
127) (cls13_14_06) 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_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes20979.8
2) No5219.8
TOTAL262100.0
128) (cls15_19_06) 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_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes17667.2
2) No8532.4
TOTAL262100.0
129) (clsyacs_06) 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? (CLSYA06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes11644.3
2) No14555.3
TOTAL262100.0
130) (clsadlt_06) Does your congregation have religious education classes for adults of any age that meet at least weekly? (CLSADL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes22184.4
2) No4015.3
TOTAL262100.0
131) (numclass_98) How many different classes meet at least once a month? (NUMCLS98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
-2) Don't know20.8
0) 0124.6
1) 131.1
2) 2114.2
3) 3166.1
4) 4186.9
5) 5114.2
6) 6155.7
7) 7145.3
8) 8135.0
9) 941.5
10) 10135.0
11) 1162.3
12) 12155.7
13) 1383.1
14) 1483.1
15) 15176.5
16) 1631.1
17) 1720.8
18) 1831.1
20) 20176.5
21) 2131.1
22) 2220.8
23) 2331.1
24) 2420.8
25) 2551.9
28) 2810.4
29) 2920.8
30) 3072.7
32) 3220.8
35) 3531.1
39) 3910.4
40) 4041.5
45) 4510.4
50) 5031.1
60) 6031.1
64) 6410.4
70) 7010.4
72) 7210.4
75) 7520.8
TOTAL262100.0
132) (kidno_98) How many children age 12 or younger would you say attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? (KIDNO98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262156.191242
133) (teenno_98) How many teenagers--those aged 13 to 18--would you say attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? (TEENNO98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26252.39991
134) (adltno_98) How many adults would you say attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? (ADLTNO98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262101.645235
135) (anychoir_98) Does your congregation have any choirs, choruses, or other musical groups that sing or perform on a regular basis? (ANYCHR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes22686.3
2) No3413.0
TOTAL262100.0
136) (numchoir_98) How many different musical groups are there? (NUMCHR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
0) 03413.0
1) 14316.4
2) 24015.3
3) 34416.8
4) 42911.1
5) 5228.4
6) 6207.6
7) 783.1
8) 841.5
9) 941.5
10) 1041.5
11) 1110.4
12) 1210.4
13) 1310.4
14) 1431.1
20) 2010.4
TOTAL262100.0
137) (inchoir_98) How many people--adults and children--would you say are in [this group/at least one of these groups]? (INCHR98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26256.55785
138) (teenrglr_06) How many teenagers, between thirteen and nineteen years old, are regular participants in your congregation? (TEENRG06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262102.695351
139) (ythmnstr_06) Do you have a youth minister or other leader specially designated to coordinate activities for youth? (YTHMNS06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes20477.9
2) No5721.8
TOTAL262100.0
140) (ythgrp_06) An organized youth group for teenagers? (YTHGRP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes20779.0
2) No5420.6
TOTAL262100.0
141) (teenchor_06) Choirs or other musical groups comprised primarily of teens? (TEENCH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes12447.3
2) No13752.3
TOTAL262100.0
142) (teencamp_06) Within the past twelve months, have teens participated through your congregation in any youth retreats, conferences, or camps composed primarily of teenagers? (TEENCM06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes20678.6
2) No5420.6
TOTAL262100.0
143) (teenvol_06) Within the past twelve months, have teens participated through your congregation in any service or volunteer projects composed primarily of teenage volunteers? (TEENVL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes21481.7
2) No4717.9
TOTAL262100.0
144) (teenspk_06) 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? (TEENSP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes21782.8
2) No4416.8
TOTAL262100.0
145) (teenevnt_06) 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? (TEENEV06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes16261.8
2) No9737.0
TOTAL262100.0
146) (teenlead_06) Do any teenagers serve on any of your congregation's governing committees, commissions, or boards? (TEENLD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes8632.8
2) No17466.4
TOTAL262100.0
147) (othteen_06) 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? (OTHTN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes12146.2
2) No13953.1
TOTAL262100.0
148) (entschl_06) 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? (ENTSCH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes12949.2
2) No13150.0
TOTAL262100.0
149) (grpx_98) 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. (GRPX98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
1) Yes23288.5
2) No269.9
TOTAL262100.0
150) (numgrpx_98) How many such groups have met within the past twelve months? (NMGRPX98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data166.1
-2) Don't know31.1
0) 0269.9
1) 1269.9
2) 22710.3
3) 32911.1
4) 4197.3
5) 5207.6
6) 6155.7
7) 762.3
8) 8114.2
9) 931.1
10) 10155.7
11) 1110.4
12) 12114.2
13) 1320.8
14) 1410.4
15) 1583.1
17) 1710.4
20) 2010.4
23) 2310.4
25) 2520.8
30) 3062.3
33) 3310.4
36) 3610.4
40) 4010.4
45) 4510.4
50) 5031.1
60) 6020.8
120) 12010.4
200) 20020.8
TOTAL262100.0
151) (ingrpx_98) How many people--adults and children--would you say have participated at least once in one of these groups within the past twelve months? (INGRPX98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262189.561533
152) (grpy_98) 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? (GRPY98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data145.3
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes12648.1
2) No12146.2
TOTAL262100.0
153) (numgrpy_98) How many such groups have met within the past twelve months? (NMGRPY98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data166.1
0) 012146.4
1) 1228.4
2) 2145.4
3) 3207.7
4) 483.1
5) 5207.7
6) 693.4
7) 751.9
8) 820.8
9) 910.4
10) 1031.1
12) 1251.9
13) 1310.4
15) 1531.1
17) 1710.4
18) 1810.4
20) 2020.8
25) 2510.4
28) 2810.4
30) 3031.1
100) 10010.4
115) 11510.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
154) (ingrpy_98) How many people--adults and children--would you say have participated at least once in one of these groups within the past twelve months? (INGRPY98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data166.1
-2) Don't know10.4
0) 012146.4
2) 210.4
3) 310.4
4) 410.4
5) 510.4
6) 631.1
8) 831.1
10) 1041.5
12) 1231.1
15) 1583.1
16) 1610.4
18) 1810.4
20) 2062.3
21) 2110.4
22) 2210.4
25) 2572.7
30) 3041.5
35) 3520.8
40) 4010.4
42) 4210.4
50) 50114.2
60) 6051.9
63) 6310.4
70) 7010.4
72) 7210.4
75) 7531.1
80) 8041.5
85) 8510.4
100) 100124.6
110) 11010.4
120) 12010.4
125) 12510.4
130) 13020.8
133) 13310.4
150) 15031.1
160) 16010.4
200) 20051.9
250) 25020.8
300) 30051.9
350) 35010.4
400) 40020.8
500) 50010.4
700) 70010.4
800) 80020.8
837) 83710.4
1500) 150010.4
2000) 200010.4
3000) 300020.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
155) (gaction98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Social justice, neighborhood, or community issues (GACTN98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned20792.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type167.2
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
156) (garts98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Fine or performing arts (GARTS98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned19487.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type2913.0
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
157) (gbereave98) 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 mentioned21897.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type52.2
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
158) (gbible98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Bible studies (GBIBLE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned13259.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type9140.8
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
159) (gbusiness98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Business or financial purposes (GBUS98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned20290.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type219.4
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
160) (gchurch98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Care for congregational building or property (GCHRCH98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned20792.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type167.2
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
161) (gclothes98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Sewing groups (GCLOTH98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned21496.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type94.0
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
162) (gcollege98) 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 mentioned21596.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type83.6
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
163) (gcouple98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for couples, including marriage preparation classes (GCOUPL98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned20792.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type167.2
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
164) (gdivorce98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Divorce support groups (GDIV98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned21897.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type52.2
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
165) (geduc98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Non-religious education purposes (GEDUC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned19487.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type2913.0
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
166) (gelderly98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for senior citizens (GELDER98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned17678.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type4721.1
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
167) (gethnic98) 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 mentioned21596.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type83.6
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
168) (gfamily98) 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 mentioned17578.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type4821.5
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
169) (gfemale98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for women (GFEM98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned11953.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10446.6
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
170) (gfest98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Festivals, bazaars, craft fairs, or other celebrations (GFEST98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned21295.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type114.9
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
171) (gfood98) 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 mentioned18181.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type4218.8
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
172) (gfund98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Fund-raising (GFUND98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned19989.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type2410.8
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
173) (ggame98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Bingo, cards, or other games (GGAME98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned21897.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type52.2
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
174) (ghealth98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on individuals' physical well-being (GHLTH98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned19185.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type3214.3
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
175) (gholyname98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Holy Name Society (GHOLY98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned22098.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31.3
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
176) (gjob98) 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 mentioned22299.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.4
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
177) (gkid98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for children and youth (GKID98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned13560.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type8839.5
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
178) (gkofc98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Knights of Columbus (GKOFC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned21998.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type41.8
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
179) (glead98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Meetings of congregational leaders (GLEAD98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned20391.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type209.0
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
180) (glitcom98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on congregation's worship or liturgy (GLIT98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned20792.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type167.2
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
181) (gmale98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for men (GMALE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned15870.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type6529.1
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
182) (gnewmem98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on new members of the congregation (GNEWM98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned20993.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type146.3
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
183) (gother98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Group is nowhere else classified (GOTHER98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned16875.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type5524.7
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
184) (goutreach98) 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 mentioned20190.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type229.9
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
185) (gpray98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Prayer, worship, or devotional activity (GPRAY98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned15569.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type6830.5
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
186) (gpromise98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Promise Keepers (GPROM98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned22098.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31.3
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
187) (grec98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Recreation (GREC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned17176.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type5223.3
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
188) (grelig98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Religious purposes (GRELIG98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned6529.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type15870.9
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
189) (gservice98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping the needy (GSERV98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned16473.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type5926.5
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
190) (gsingle98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for singles (GSINGL98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned21295.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type114.9
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
191) (gsocial98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Socializing or "fellowship" (GSOC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned8035.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type14364.1
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
192) (gstudy98) 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 mentioned18181.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type4218.8
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
193) (gstbstanc98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping people with substance abuse problems (GSUBST98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned21194.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type125.4
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
194) (gsupport98) 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 mentioned21897.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type52.2
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
195) (gteacher98) 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 mentioned21395.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type104.5
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
196) (gvbs98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Vacation or summer Bible school (GVBS98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned21696.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type73.1
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
197) (gvdp98) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? St. Vincent de Paul (GVDP98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned22199.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.9
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
198) (gvisit98) 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 mentioned21395.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type104.5
Missing39 
TOTAL223100.0
199) (othgrps_06) Does your congregation have any other groups, meetings, or classes besides those you‘ve already mentioned? (OTHGRP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes12346.9
2) No13651.9
TOTAL262100.0
200) (gaction06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Social justice, neighborhood, or community issues (GACTN06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25597.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type72.7
TOTAL262100.0
201) (garts06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Fine or performing arts (GARTS06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25095.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type124.6
TOTAL262100.0
202) (gbereave06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Dealing with the loss of a loved one (GBEREV06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25597.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type72.7
TOTAL262100.0
203) (gbible06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Bible studies (GBIBLE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned23890.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type249.2
TOTAL262100.0
204) (gbusiness06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Business or financial purposes (GBUS06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26199.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.4
TOTAL262100.0
205) (gchurch06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Care for congregational building or property (GCHRCH06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26199.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.4
TOTAL262100.0
206) (gclothes06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Sewing groups (GCLOTH06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25697.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type62.3
TOTAL262100.0
207) (gcollege06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for young adults (i.e., age 18+) (GCOLL06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26099.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.8
TOTAL262100.0
208) (gcouple06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for couples, including marriage preparation classes (GCOUPL06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25898.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type41.5
TOTAL262100.0
209) (gdivorce06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Divorce support groups (GDIV06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25998.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31.1
TOTAL262100.0
210) (geduc06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Non-religious education purposes (GEDUC06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned24292.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type207.6
TOTAL262100.0
211) (gelderly06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for senior citizens (GELDER06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25496.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type83.1
TOTAL262100.0
212) (gethnic06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for people from certain racial/ethnic groups (GETHN06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25998.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31.1
TOTAL262100.0
213) (gfamily06) 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%
0) No group of this type mentioned24493.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type186.9
TOTAL262100.0
214) (gfemale06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for women (GFEM06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned22184.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type4115.6
TOTAL262100.0
215) (gfest06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Festivals, bazaars, craft fairs, or other celebrations (GFEST06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned262100.0
TOTAL262100.0
216) (gfood06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Explicitly involving food, including picnics, dinners, lunches, coffee hours (GFOOD06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25697.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type62.3
TOTAL262100.0
217) (gfund06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Fund-raising (GFUND06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25798.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type51.9
TOTAL262100.0
218) (ggame06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Bingo, cards, or other games (GGAME06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned262100.0
TOTAL262100.0
219) (ghealth06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on individuals' physical well-being (GHLTH06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned24593.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type176.5
TOTAL262100.0
220) (gholyname06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Holy Name Society (GHOLY06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26199.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.4
TOTAL262100.0
221) (gjob06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping individuals find jobs or advance in their careers (GJOB06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26199.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.4
TOTAL262100.0
222) (gkid06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for children and youth (GKID06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned23288.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type3011.5
TOTAL262100.0
223) (gkofc06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Knights of Columbus (GKOFC06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26099.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.8
TOTAL262100.0
224) (glead06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Meetings of congregational leaders (GLEAD06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26099.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.8
TOTAL262100.0
225) (glitcom06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on congregation's worship or liturgy (GLIT06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26099.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.8
TOTAL262100.0
226) (gmale06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for men (GMALE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned23690.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type269.9
TOTAL262100.0
227) (gnewmem06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Focused on new members of the congregation (GNEWM06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26099.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.8
TOTAL262100.0
228) (gother06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Group is nowhere else classified (GOTHER06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25396.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type93.4
TOTAL262100.0
229) (goutreach06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Purpose is to recruit new members or evangelize (GOUT06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25998.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31.1
TOTAL262100.0
230) (gpray06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Prayer, worship, or devotional activity (GPRAY06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25095.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type124.6
TOTAL262100.0
231) (gpromise06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Promise Keepers (GPROM06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned262100.0
TOTAL262100.0
232) (grec06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Recreation (GREC06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25697.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type62.3
TOTAL262100.0
233) (grelig06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Religious purposes (GRELIG06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned21080.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type5219.8
TOTAL262100.0
234) (gservice06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping the needy (GSERV06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned24693.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type166.1
TOTAL262100.0
235) (gsingle06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Specifically for singles (GSINGL06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26199.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.4
TOTAL262100.0
236) (gsocial06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Socializing or "fellowship" (GSOC06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned24794.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type155.7
TOTAL262100.0
237) (gstudy06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Study, teaching, or education whose specific content is unclear (GSTUDY06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25496.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type83.1
TOTAL262100.0
238) (gstbstanc06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Helping people with substance abuse problems (GSUBST06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned24794.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type155.7
TOTAL262100.0
239) (gsupport06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Support group for specific problems or issues, except bereavement and substance abuse (GSUPP06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned25697.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type62.3
TOTAL262100.0
240) (gteacher06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Supporting teachers either within the congregation or within congregation-related schools (GTEACH06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned262100.0
TOTAL262100.0
241) (gvbs06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Vacation or summer Bible school (GVBS06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned262100.0
TOTAL262100.0
242) (gvdp06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? St. Vincent de Paul (GVDP06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26199.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.4
TOTAL262100.0
243) (gvisit06) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet? Visiting others, such as shut-ins or incarcerated individuals (GVISIT06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type mentioned26199.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.4
TOTAL262100.0
244) (clean_98)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? (CLEAN98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19474.0
2) No6826.0
TOTAL262100.0
245) (healing_98) 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? (HEALNG98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10238.9
2) No16061.1
TOTAL262100.0
246) (environ_98) 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? (ENVIRN98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4517.2
2) No21782.8
TOTAL262100.0
247) (orgvols_98) 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? (ORGVOL98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16362.2
2) No9937.8
TOTAL262100.0
248) (workprob_98) 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? (WRKPRB98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5721.8
2) No20578.2
TOTAL262100.0
249) (owntrad_98) 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? (OWNTRD98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes17667.2
2) No8432.1
TOTAL262100.0
250) (topray_98) 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? (TOPRAY98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes21381.3
2) No4818.3
TOTAL262100.0
251) (perform_98) 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? (PERFRM98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes15860.3
2) No10339.3
TOTAL262100.0
252) (spectate_98) 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? (SPECT98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes14254.2
2) No11845.0
TOTAL262100.0
253) (racerel_98) 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? (RACREL98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes6826.0
2) No19273.3
TOTAL262100.0
254) (heritage_98) 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? (HERITG98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes259.5
2) No23690.1
TOTAL262100.0
255) (marriage_06) 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? (MARRGE06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14354.6
2) No11945.4
TOTAL262100.0
256) (frgnwork_06) 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? (FRGNWK06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes17064.9
2) No9134.7
TOTAL262100.0
257) (intfthwk_06) 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? (INTFTH06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes14455.0
2) No11744.7
TOTAL262100.0
258) (strgplan_06) 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? (STRGPL06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23288.5
2) No3011.5
TOTAL262100.0
259) (trvlus_06) 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? (TRVLUS06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13551.5
2) No12748.5
TOTAL262100.0
260) (trvlfrgn_06) 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? (TRVLFR06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10941.6
2) No15358.4
TOTAL262100.0
261) (govote_06) 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? (GOVOTE06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes5621.4
2) No20578.2
TOTAL262100.0
262) (selfhelp_98) 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? (SLFHLP98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes10640.5
2) No15458.8
TOTAL262100.0
263) (ownmony_98) 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? (OWNMON98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes8632.8
2) No17566.8
TOTAL262100.0
264) (congmony_98) 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? (CNGMON98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes14956.9
2) No11242.7
TOTAL262100.0
265) (overnite_98) 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? (OVRNTE98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes16362.2
2) No9837.4
TOTAL262100.0
266) (lissue1_06) On what issue or issues did a group from your congregation lobby elected officials? (FIRST MENTION) (LISS1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data21782.8
1) Right to life114.2
3) Stem cell research10.4
6) Pro-gay rights20.8
7) Anti-gay rights10.4
8) Education41.5
9) Support immigration20.8
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war51.9
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support83.1
20) Other31.1
32) Gay and lesbian issue, no position indicated31.1
33) Abortion, no position indicated10.4
40) Crime, drugs, community safety31.1
42) Gambling10.4
TOTAL262100.0
267) (lissue2_06) On what issue or issues did a group from your congregation lobby elected officials? (SECOND MENTION) (LISS2_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23489.3
1) Right to life10.4
3) Stem cell research20.8
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide10.4
5) Death penalty10.4
7) Anti-gay rights10.4
8) Education20.8
9) Support immigration10.4
11) Support of workers' rights20.8
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war10.4
13) Support of environment10.4
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support72.7
20) Other31.1
31) Immigration, no position indicated10.4
32) Gay and lesbian issue, no position indicated20.8
40) Crime, drugs, community safety20.8
TOTAL262100.0
268) (lissue3_06) On what issue or issues did a group from your congregation lobby elected officials? (THIRD MENTION) (LISS3_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25095.4
1) Right to life20.8
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide10.4
5) Death penalty10.4
9) Support immigration20.8
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war10.4
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support31.1
20) Other10.4
40) Crime, drugs, community safety10.4
TOTAL262100.0
269) (missue1_06) What was the issue or policy about which a group from your congregation demonstrated or marched? (FIRST MENTION) (MISS1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data21582.1
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Right to life155.7
2) Right for women to choose10.4
6) Pro-gay rights10.4
7) Anti-gay rights31.1
8) Education10.4
9) Support immigration51.9
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war41.5
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support31.1
20) Other10.4
31) Immigration, no position indicated51.9
32) Gay and lesbian issue, no position indicated20.8
33) Abortion, no position indicated10.4
40) Crime, drugs, community safety20.8
41) Racial issues20.8
TOTAL262100.0
270) (missue2_06) What was the issue or policy about which a group from your congregation demonstrated or marched? (SECOND MENTION) (MISS2_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data24894.7
1) Right to life20.8
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide10.4
5) Death penalty10.4
7) Anti-gay rights10.4
9) Support immigration20.8
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war20.8
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support20.8
20) Other20.8
40) Crime, drugs, community safety10.4
TOTAL262100.0
271) (missue3_06) What was the issue or policy about which a group from your congregation demonstrated or marched? (THIRD MENTION) (MISS3_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data25898.5
14) Poverty, welfare/social services support20.8
20) Other10.4
40) Crime, drugs, community safety10.4
TOTAL262100.0
272) (vgauthr2_06) Who wrote or produced the voter guide that was distributed? (SECOND MENTION) (VGAU2_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data26099.2
12) Christian Coalition10.4
23) [Colorado for] Family Values; [Florida] Family Council (i.e. "Family" organization)10.4
TOTAL262100.0
273) (homeschl_06) Does your congregation provide any materials or have programs or activities specifically aimed at families who home-school their children? (HOMSCH06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4015.3
2) No22284.7
TOTAL262100.0
274) (college_98) Does your congregation give money directly to any college, university, or seminary? (COLLGE98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes11343.1
2) No14655.7
TOTAL262100.0
275) (totprog98) Total number of social service programs (TOTPRG98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
0) 05822.1
1) 13714.1
2) 24015.3
3) 33312.6
4) 4228.4
5) 5186.9
6) 6166.1
7) 7103.8
8) 8114.2
9) 951.9
10) 1031.1
11) 1151.9
12) 1220.8
14) 1410.4
TOTAL262100.0
276) (sabused98) 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 mentioned18490.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type199.4
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
277) (sclean98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Cleaning highways or parks (SCLEAN98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned19696.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type73.4
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
278) (sclothes98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (SCLOTH98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned15274.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type5125.1
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
279) (scollege98) 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 mentioned19998.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type42.0
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
280) (sdisaster98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Disaster relief (SDISAS98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned19495.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type94.4
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
281) (seduc98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Non-religious education (SEDUC98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned17184.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type3215.8
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
282) (selderly98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for senior citizens (SELDER98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned18189.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type2210.8
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
283) (sethnic98) 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 mentioned18892.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type157.4
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
284) (sfood98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Feeding the hungry (SFOOD98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned7235.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type13164.5
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
285) (sgender98) 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 mentioned15676.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type4723.2
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
286) (shabitat98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Habitat for Humanity projects (SHABIT98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned15978.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type4421.7
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
287) (shealth98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting physical health needs (SHEAL98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned15274.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type5125.1
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
288) (shomeless98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (SHOME98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned15676.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type4723.2
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
289) (shouse98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Home building, repair, or maintenance (SHOUSE98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned10853.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type9546.8
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
290) (simmig98) 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 mentioned19395.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type104.9
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
291) (sintl98) 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 mentioned17284.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type3115.3
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
292) (sjob98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs to help people obtain jobs (SJOB98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned19797.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type63.0
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
293) (skid98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for children or youth (SKID98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned11858.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type8541.9
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
294) (sother98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Program is nowhere else classified (SOTHER98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned10049.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type10350.7
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
295) (sprison98) 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 mentioned19395.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type104.9
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
296) (srelig98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs with explicit religious content (SRELIG98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned16581.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type3818.7
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
297) (ssecure98) 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 mentioned19294.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type115.4
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
298) (ssubstanc98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Substance abuse programs (SSUBST98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned18892.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type157.4
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
299) (ssupphous98) 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 mentioned18892.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type157.4
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
300) (svdp98) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned19897.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type52.5
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
301) (svol98) 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 mentioned18892.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type157.4
Missing59 
TOTAL203100.0
302) (progcost_98) 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
TOTAL26261357.893515227
303) (prgstaf1_98) 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 data72.7
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes3312.9
2) No21483.9
Missing7 
TOTAL255100.0
304) (prgstaf2_98) 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 data103.9
0) 021484.3
1) 1155.9
2) 262.4
3) 341.6
4) 420.8
5) 510.4
7) 710.4
45) 4510.4
Missing8 
TOTAL254100.0
305) (prgvol1_98) 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 data72.7
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes18570.6
2) No6926.3
TOTAL262100.0
306) (prgvol2_98) 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)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data145.4
-2) Don't know51.9
0) 06926.4
1) 110.4
1.5) 1.510.4
2) 231.1
3) 310.4
4) 462.3
5) 583.1
6) 641.5
7) 731.1
8) 841.5
10) 1072.7
12) 1251.9
13) 1310.4
15) 1583.1
16) 1610.4
18) 1820.8
20) 2093.4
25) 25155.7
28) 2810.4
30) 3083.1
35) 3510.4
40) 4083.1
50) 50145.4
51) 5110.4
60) 6062.3
70) 7010.4
75) 7531.1
77.5) 77.510.4
100) 100145.4
125) 12520.8
145) 14510.4
150) 15093.4
175) 17510.4
200) 20083.1
275) 27510.4
300) 30041.5
400) 40031.1
500) 50010.4
700) 70020.8
1000) 100010.4
2000) 200010.4
3000) 300010.4
5000) 500010.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
307) (outfunds_98) 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 data41.5
1) Yes3111.8
2) No22786.6
TOTAL262100.0
308) (found1_98) Did any of these funds come as donations from foundations, businesses, or United Way? (FND1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data72.7
1) Yes166.1
2) No23991.2
TOTAL262100.0
309) (found2_98) 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 data72.7
-2) Don't know20.8
0) 024292.4
450) 45010.4
500) 50010.4
1650) 165010.4
2000) 200010.4
3000) 300020.8
4000) 400010.4
8000) 800010.4
15000) 1500010.4
200000) 20000010.4
500000) 50000010.4
TOTAL262100.0
310) (govfund1_98) Did any of these funds come from local, state, or federal government? (GOVF1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data93.4
1) Yes51.9
2) No24894.7
TOTAL262100.0
311) (govfund2_98) 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 data93.4
-2) Don't know10.4
0) 024995.0
12000) 1200010.4
120000) 12000010.4
150000) 15000010.4
TOTAL262100.0
312) (anysocl_06) 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. (ANYSOC06)
TOTAL%
0) No228.4
1) Yes24091.6
TOTAL262100.0
313) (sclserv2_06) 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? (SCLS2_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data18169.1
1) Yes5521.0
2) No269.9
TOTAL262100.0
314) (totprog06a_06) Total number of social service programs (SOCLSERV and SCLSERV2 only) (TOTPR06A)
TOTAL%
0) 269.9
1) 6123.3
2) 5621.4
3) 5019.1
4) 238.8
5) 197.3
6) 62.3
7) 83.1
8) 72.7
10) 10.4
11) 51.9
TOTAL262100.0
315) (totprog06b_06) Total number of social service programs (SOCLSERV, SCLSERV2, and OTHPRJ) (TOTPR06B)
TOTAL%
0) 228.4
1) 4717.9
2) 4617.6
3) 5019.1
4) 2710.3
5) 269.9
6) 114.2
7) 114.2
8) 103.8
9) 41.5
10) 31.1
11) 10.4
12) 10.4
14) 31.1
TOTAL262100.0
316) (sabused06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (SABUSE06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned25095.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type124.6
TOTAL262100.0
317) (sclean06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Cleaning highways or parks (SCLEAN06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned25095.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type124.6
TOTAL262100.0
318) (sclothes06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (SCLOTH06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned22585.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type3714.1
TOTAL262100.0
319) (scollege06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for college students or young adults (SCOLL06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned25697.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type62.3
TOTAL262100.0
320) (sdisaster06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Disaster relief (SDISAS06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned22786.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type3513.4
TOTAL262100.0
321) (seduc06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Non-religious education (SEDUC06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned21481.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type4818.3
TOTAL262100.0
322) (selderly06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for senior citizens (SELDER06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned23589.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type2710.3
TOTAL262100.0
323) (sethnic06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs focused on issues of race or ethnicity (SETHN06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned24894.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type145.3
TOTAL262100.0
324) (sfood06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Feeding the hungry (SFOOD06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned14053.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type12246.6
TOTAL262100.0
325) (sgender06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting men or women in particular (SGEND06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned22686.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type3613.7
TOTAL262100.0
326) (shabitat06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Habitat for Humanity projects (SHABIT06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned22385.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type3914.9
TOTAL262100.0
327) (shealth06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting physical health needs (SHEAL06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned21481.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type4818.3
TOTAL262100.0
328) (shomeless06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (SHOME06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned20779.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type5521.0
TOTAL262100.0
329) (shouse06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Home building, repair, or maintenance (SHOUSE06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned15860.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type10439.7
TOTAL262100.0
330) (simmig06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (SIMMIG06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned25195.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type114.2
TOTAL262100.0
331) (sintl06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting people outside the United States (SINTL06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned23388.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type2911.1
TOTAL262100.0
332) (sjob06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs to help people obtain jobs (SJOB06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned25496.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type83.1
TOTAL262100.0
333) (skid06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for children or youth (SKID06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned17968.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type8331.7
TOTAL262100.0
334) (sother06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Program is nowhere else classified (SOTHER06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned18570.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type7729.4
TOTAL262100.0
335) (sprison06) 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%
0) No program of this type mentioned24794.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type155.7
TOTAL262100.0
336) (srelig06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs with explicit religious content (SRELIG06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned23388.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type2911.1
TOTAL262100.0
337) (ssecure06) 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%
0) No program of this type mentioned25898.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type41.5
TOTAL262100.0
338) (ssubstanc06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Substance abuse programs (SSUBST06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned25597.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type72.7
TOTAL262100.0
339) (ssupphous06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Providing furniture, household items, and money for rent or utilities (SSUPP06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned24292.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type207.6
TOTAL262100.0
340) (svdp06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned25798.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type51.9
TOTAL262100.0
341) (svol06) What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Explicit volunteering, not including Habitat for Humanity (SVOL06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type mentioned24392.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type197.3
TOTAL262100.0
342) (progcost_06) 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
TOTAL26264481.251432541
343) (prgstaf1_06) 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 data51.9
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes4416.8
2) No21280.9
TOTAL262100.0
344) (prgvol1_06) 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 data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes21180.5
2) No4918.7
TOTAL262100.0
345) (prgvol2_06) 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
TOTAL262110.668369
346) (outfunds_06) 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 data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes4316.4
2) No21782.8
TOTAL262100.0
347) (govfund1_06) Did any of these funds come from local, state, or federal government? (GOVF1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes114.2
2) No24894.7
TOTAL262100.0
348) (govfund2_06) 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 data41.5
-1) Refused31.1
0) 025496.9
30000) 3000010.4
TOTAL262100.0
349) (hvaplygv_06) 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 data93.4
-1) Refused31.1
1) Yes207.6
2) No23087.8
TOTAL262100.0
350) (othprj_06) Does your congregation engage in any other human service projects or outreach ministries besides those you‘ve already mentioned? (OTHPRJ06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes8833.6
2) No17064.9
TOTAL262100.0
351) (pabused06) Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (PABUSE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25597.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type20.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
352) (pclean06) Cleaning highways or parks (PCLEAN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25798.5
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
353) (pclothes06) Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (PCLOTH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25196.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type62.3
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
354) (pcollege06) Specifically for college students or young adults (PCOLL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25798.5
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
355) (pdisaster06) Disaster relief (PDISAS06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25196.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type62.3
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
356) (peduc06) Non-religious education (PEDUC06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned24794.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type103.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
357) (pelderly06) Specifically for senior citizens (PELDER06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned24794.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type103.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
358) (pethnic06) Programs focused on issues of race or ethnicity (PETHN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25698.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type10.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
359) (pfood06) Feeding the hungry (PFOOD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned23088.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type2710.3
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
360) (pgender06) Programs targeting men or women in particular (PGEND06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25396.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type41.5
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
361) (phabitat06) Habitat for Humanity projects (PHABIT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25497.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type31.1
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
362) (phealth06) Programs focused on physical health needs (PHEAL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No24092.0
1) Yes176.5
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
363) (phomeless06) Programs targeting the homeless or transients (PHOME06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned24995.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type83.1
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
364) (phouse06) Home building, repair, or maintenance (PHOUSE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned24593.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type124.6
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
365) (pimmig06) Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (PIMMIG06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25497.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type31.1
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
366) (pintl06) Programs targeting people outside the United States (PINTL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned24493.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type135.0
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
367) (pjob06) Programs to help people obtain jobs (PJOB06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25798.5
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
368) (pkid06) Specifically for children or youth (PKID06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned24393.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type145.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
369) (pother06) Program is nowhere else classified (POTHER06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned23088.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type2710.3
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
370) (pprison06) Programs targeting prisoners or people in trouble with the law and their families (PPRISN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25597.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type20.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
371) (prelig06) Programs with explicit religious content (PRELIG06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned24393.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type145.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
372) (psecure06) Programs focused on crime prevention, crime victims, police and fire departments, military personnel (PSECUR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25497.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type31.1
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
373) (psubstanc06) Programs targeting substance abusers (PSUBST06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25597.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type20.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
374) (psupphous06) Providing furniture, household items, and money for rent or utilities (PSUPP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned24895.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type93.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
375) (pvdp06) St. Vincent de Paul (PVDP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25698.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type10.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
376) (pvol06) Explicit volunteering, not including Habitat for Humanity (PVOL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) No program of this type mentioned25497.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type31.1
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
377) (aidsprgm_06) Does your congregation currently have any program or activity specifically intended to serve persons with HIV or AIDS? (AIDSPR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes2710.3
2) No23388.9
TOTAL262100.0
378) (hivpostv_06) 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? (HIVPOS06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-1) Refused72.7
1) Yes2810.7
2) No22585.9
TOTAL262100.0
379) (helpmmbr_06) 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? (HELPMM06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23087.8
2) No3212.2
TOTAL262100.0
380) (recvhelp_06) Within the past twelve months, how many of your members or regular participants received this sort of help from the congregation? (RECHLP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data72.7
-2) Don't know10.4
-1) Refused103.8
0) 03714.1
1) 110.4
2) 293.4
3) 383.1
4) 462.3
5) 5145.3
6) 6114.2
7) 710.4
8) 831.1
9) 920.8
10) 10228.4
12) 12135.0
13) 1310.4
15) 15135.0
16) 1610.4
18) 1810.4
19) 1910.4
20) 20166.1
24) 2410.4
25) 2593.4
27) 2710.4
30) 30135.0
35) 3510.4
40) 4031.1
45) 4531.1
48) 4810.4
50) 50103.8
60) 6010.4
70) 7010.4
75) 7541.5
80) 8020.8
88) 8810.4
100) 100145.3
125) 12510.4
149) 14910.4
150) 15041.5
175) 17510.4
200) 20020.8
250) 25010.4
300) 30031.1
380) 38010.4
500) 50010.4
600) 60010.4
800) 80010.4
1200) 120010.4
1440) 144010.4
TOTAL262100.0
381) (hltheduc_06) 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? (HLTHED06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11644.3
2) No14655.7
TOTAL262100.0
382) (legaware_98) Have you heard about legislation in Congress that would enable religious congregations to apply for public money to support their human services programs? (LEGAWR98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8132.7
2) No16767.3
Missing14 
TOTAL248100.0
383) (speakrs2_98) How many visiting speakers have spoken to your congregation in the past twelve months? (SPKR2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data93.4
0) 0238.8
1) 162.3
2) 2218.0
3) 32911.1
3.5) 3.510.4
4) 42610.0
5) 5259.6
6) 63312.6
7) 783.1
8) 893.4
9) 920.8
10) 10186.9
12) 12103.8
13) 1331.1
14) 1441.5
15) 1510.4
17) 1710.4
18) 1810.4
20) 20103.8
25) 2541.5
26) 2610.4
30) 3020.8
35) 3520.8
40) 4041.5
45) 4510.4
50) 5020.8
52) 5220.8
75) 7510.4
100) 10020.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
384) (spclerg_98) Were any of these visiting speakers clergy from other congregations? (SPCLER98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes18470.5
2) No7629.1
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
385) (spprof_98) Were any of these visiting speakers academics or professors? (SPPROF98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes10339.5
2) No15659.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
386) (spmiss_98) Were any of these visiting speakers missionaries? (SPMISS98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes16764.0
2) No9335.6
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
387) (recruit_98) Does your congregation make any efforts to recruit new participants? (RECRT98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes23690.1
2) No249.2
TOTAL262100.0
388) (advert_98) Within the past twelve months have you done any of the following: Placed a paid ad in a newspaper? (ADVERT98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes13551.5
2) No12346.9
TOTAL262100.0
389) (invite_98) Within the past twelve months have you done any of the following: Encouraged people already in the congregation to invite a new person? (INVITE98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes23087.8
2) No3111.8
TOTAL262100.0
390) (survey_98) Within the past twelve months have you done any of the following: Conducted or used a survey of your community? (SURVEY98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes9134.7
2) No16763.7
TOTAL262100.0
391) (flyer_98) Within the past twelve months have you done any of the following: Mailed or distributed a flyer to people in the community? (FLYER98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes12848.9
2) No13150.0
TOTAL262100.0
392) (followup_98) Within the past twelve months have you followed up with visitors to the congregation? (FOLLOW98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes19674.8
2) No6424.4
TOTAL262100.0
393) (formcomm_98) Within the past twelve months have you had a special formal committee to work on recruitment? (FRMCOM98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes11945.4
2) No14153.8
TOTAL262100.0
394) (plntcong_06) Within the past two years, has your congregation intentionally planted or helped start any new congregations? (PLNTCN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes5320.2
2) No20879.4
TOTAL262100.0
395) (nonprft_06) Within the past two years, has your congregation established a separate nonprofit organization to conduct human service projects or outreach ministries? (NONPRF06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes3613.7
2) No22485.5
TOTAL262100.0
396) (ccetdntn_06) Is your congregation able to accept donations by credit card or electronic transfer of funds? (CCETDN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes7930.2
2) No18269.5
TOTAL262100.0
397) (srvdenom_06) Within the past twelve months, have any people from your congregation attended meetings or served on committees of your denomination or religious group? (SRVDEN06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes20477.9
2) No5621.4
TOTAL262100.0
398) (consult2_98) How many times in the past twelve months did your congregation make use of any type of services offered by a denomination, another religious organization, or an outside consultant of any sort? (CNST2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
-2) Don't know31.1
0) 015057.3
1) 12710.3
2) 23613.7
3) 3197.3
4) 431.1
5) 551.9
6) 631.1
10) 1010.4
12) 1231.1
15) 1510.4
20) 2020.8
25) 2510.4
50) 5010.4
52) 5220.8
TOTAL262100.0
399) (source1_98) Who provided these services to you? (FIRST MENTION) (SRCE1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data15659.8
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Private secular firm or sole practitioner (includes members)2710.3
2) Private firm-sole practitioner, unspecified124.6
7) Publishing houses, religious10.4
11) Congregations (own denomination)10.4
13) Regional office of own denomination228.4
17) Office of own denomination, level unspecified228.4
18) Office of other denomination, level unspecified20.8
19) Other religious firm, organization or sole practitioner103.8
20) Other20.8
21) Can't tell51.9
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
400) (source2_98) Who provided these services to you? (SECOND MENTION) (SRCE2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20478.2
1) Private secular firm or sole practitioner (includes members)135.0
2) Private firm-sole practitioner, unspecified103.8
7) Publishing houses, religious10.4
11) Congregations (own denomination)20.8
13) Regional office of own denomination124.6
15) National office of own denomination20.8
17) Office of own denomination, level unspecified93.4
19) Other religious firm, organization or sole practitioner72.7
21) Can't tell10.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
401) (source3_98) Who provided these services to you? (THIRD MENTION) (SRCE3_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23188.5
1) Private secular firm or sole practitioner (includes members)83.1
2) Private firm-sole practitioner, unspecified41.5
7) Publishing houses, religious20.8
13) Regional office of own denomination51.9
15) National office of own denomination10.4
17) Office of own denomination, level unspecified51.9
19) Other religious firm, organization or sole practitioner20.8
20) Other10.4
21) Can't tell20.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
402) (prvdsrv1_06) Thinking of [SERVICE1], was this service provided by an office of your own denomination or religious group, or not? (PSRV1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data14455.0
1) Yes8733.2
2) No3111.8
TOTAL262100.0
403) (prvdsrv2_06) Thinking of [SERVICE2], was this service provided by an office of your own denomination or religious group, or not? (PSRV2_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20377.5
1) Yes3914.9
2) No207.6
TOTAL262100.0
404) (prvdsrv3_06) Thinking of [SERVICE3], was this service provided by an office of your own denomination or religious group, or not? (PSRV3_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23087.8
1) Yes218.0
2) No114.2
TOTAL262100.0
405) (incden1_98) During your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation receive any income from your denomination or religious group? (INC1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
-2) Don't know10.4
-1) Refused41.5
1) Yes197.3
2) No23489.3
TOTAL262100.0
406) (incden2_98) During your most recent fiscal year, how much money did your congregation receive from your denomination or religious group? (INC2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
-2) Don't know20.8
0) 023491.1
500) 50010.4
1000) 100010.4
2000) 200010.4
5000) 500010.4
10000) 1000020.8
14000) 1400010.4
15000) 1500020.8
20000) 2000010.4
30000) 3000031.2
50000) 5000010.4
163000) 16300010.4
1200000) 120000010.4
Missing5 
TOTAL257100.0
407) (spndrel1_98) 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? (SPND1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
-2) Don't know10.4
-1) Refused51.9
1) Yes15960.7
2) No9335.5
TOTAL262100.0
408) (spndrel2_98) 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? (SPND2_98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2567887.72728847
409) (irs_98) Has your congregation filed with the Internal Revenue Service for its own official 501(c)(3) status? (IRS98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data62.3
-2) Don't know145.3
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes, only through denomination8532.4
2) Yes, on our own10740.8
3) No4818.3
TOTAL262100.0
410) (permit_98) In the past twelve months, has your congregation tried to obtain any sort of permit or license from a government authority or office? (PERMIT98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
-2) Don't know20.8
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes9636.6
2) No16061.1
TOTAL262100.0
411) (permpurp_98) For what purpose did you need this permit or license? (PERMPR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data3628.6
1) Kitchen32.4
2) Building or remodeling3427.0
3) Liquor license43.2
4) Day care license43.2
5) Bingo, gambling, or raffle license1310.3
6) Signage or statue64.8
7) Burning10.8
8) Festival or bazaar86.3
9) Parade or march21.6
10) Boiler21.6
11) Mailing43.2
13) Tax exemption21.6
15) Food license10.8
17) Soup kitchen10.8
19) Re-zoning10.8
21) Vehicle license10.8
24) Handicapped permit21.6
28) Resale permit10.8
Missing136 
TOTAL126100.0
412) (getperm1_98) What was the outcome of your effort to obtain the necessary permit or form? (GETP1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data55.1
1) Permit or license was granted8888.9
2) Permit or license was refused11.0
4) Application process is ongoing44.0
5) Other11.0
Missing163 
TOTAL99100.0
413) (newpct_98) 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]? (NEWPCT98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25813.12511
414) (nodippct_98) About what percentage of the regular adult participants have less than a high school diploma? (NODPCT98)
TOTAL%
0) 3916.5
.5) 31.3
1) 2711.4
1.5) 10.4
2) 187.6
3) 83.4
4) 41.7
5) 4016.9
6.66666666666667) 10.4
7) 31.3
8) 20.8
10) 4117.4
11.1111111111111) 10.4
12) 10.4
15) 62.5
17) 10.4
20) 93.8
25) 62.5
29.4117647058824) 10.4
30) 31.3
33) 10.4
35) 10.4
40) 41.7
45) 10.4
50) 31.3
60) 31.3
65) 10.4
70) 10.4
75) 10.4
80) 41.7
95) 10.4
Missing26 
TOTAL236100.0
415) (shrtwpct_98) 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? (SHRPCT98)
TOTAL%
0) 2911.4
1) 135.1
1.05263157894737) 10.4
1.14285714285714) 10.4
1.33333333333333) 10.4
2) 72.7
2.63157894736842) 10.4
2.77777777777778) 10.4
3) 41.6
4) 10.4
4.54545454545455) 10.4
5) 3413.3
6.66666666666667) 10.4
8) 20.8
8.57142857142857) 10.4
8.92857142857143) 10.4
9.70873786407767) 10.4
10) 4216.5
13.3333333333333) 10.4
15) 124.7
16) 20.8
20) 218.2
25) 124.7
27.7777777777778) 10.4
30) 124.7
33) 10.4
33.3333333333333) 10.4
35) 31.2
40) 93.5
45) 20.8
50) 187.1
55) 20.8
60) 52.0
70) 10.4
75) 31.2
80) 31.2
90) 20.8
95) 10.4
98) 10.4
Missing7 
TOTAL255100.0
416) (ownpct_98) What percent would you say own their own store or business? (OWNPCT98)
TOTAL%
0) 166.9
.1) 10.4
.333333333333333) 10.4
.5) 10.4
1) 146.1
1.05263157894737) 10.4
1.14285714285714) 10.4
1.6) 10.4
1.94174757281553) 10.4
2) 146.1
2.5) 10.4
2.85714285714286) 10.4
3) 93.9
3.33333333333333) 10.4
4) 20.9
5) 4318.6
6) 10.4
6.89655172413793) 10.4
7.5) 10.4
8) 62.6
8.19672131147541) 10.4
10) 5523.8
10.6666666666667) 10.4
15) 93.9
16) 10.4
20) 135.6
22.2222222222222) 10.4
25) 52.2
27.7777777777778) 10.4
30) 104.3
35) 20.9
40) 41.7
45) 10.4
50) 62.6
60) 10.4
70) 10.4
75) 20.9
Missing31 
TOTAL231100.0
417) (amindpct_06) What percent are American Indian? (AMIPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 20581.3
.076103500761035) 10.4
.08) 10.4
.125) 10.4
.285714285714286) 10.4
.4) 20.8
.444444444444444) 10.4
1) 2710.7
1.25) 10.4
1.66666666666667) 10.4
2) 31.2
2.85714285714286) 10.4
3) 10.4
5) 10.4
10) 10.4
11) 10.4
15) 20.8
70) 10.4
Missing10 
TOTAL252100.0
418) (othrgrp_98) Any other ethnic groups? (OTHGRP98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data218.0
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes4717.9
2) No19373.7
TOTAL262100.0
419) (ethnic1_98) Other ethnic group (FIRST MENTION) (ETHN1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data19383.2
1) Latin American62.6
2) Asian31.3
3) African20.9
4) Middle Eastern31.3
5) Pacific Islander10.4
6) Native American Indian166.9
7) European20.9
8) Eastern European52.2
9) North American10.4
Missing30 
TOTAL232100.0
420) (ethnic2_98) Other ethnic group (SECOND MENTION) (ETHN2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data19394.6
1) Latin American31.5
2) Asian10.5
3) African10.5
4) Middle Eastern21.0
6) Native American Indian21.0
7) European21.0
Missing58 
TOTAL204100.0
421) (ethnic3_98) Other ethnic group (THIRD MENTION) (ETHN3_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data19396.0
1) Latin American42.0
2) Asian10.5
5) Pacific Islander10.5
7) European10.5
8) Eastern European10.5
Missing61 
TOTAL201100.0
422) (sparpct_98) What percent live in households in which there are children with just one parent? (SPPCT_98)
TOTAL%
0) 198.1
4.58715596330275E-02) 10.4
.909090909090909) 10.4
1) 73.0
1.14942528735632) 10.4
1.33333333333333) 10.4
1.66666666666667) 10.4
1.85185185185185) 10.4
2) 156.4
2.4) 10.4
2.77777777777778) 10.4
3) 83.4
4) 31.3
4.36363636363637) 10.4
4.91803278688525) 10.4
5) 4117.4
5.8252427184466) 10.4
5.88235294117647) 10.4
6) 20.8
6.66666666666667) 10.4
7) 10.4
7.5) 10.4
8) 20.8
10) 4318.2
15) 198.1
16) 10.4
18) 10.4
20) 166.8
25) 156.4
25.2525252525253) 10.4
30) 145.9
35) 20.8
36) 10.4
39) 10.4
40) 20.8
43) 10.4
50) 31.3
60) 31.3
85) 10.4
Missing26 
TOTAL236100.0
423) (malelead_98) Of these [NUMBER FROM LEADPCT] people who have served in leadership roles in the past twelve months, how many of them are male? (MALELD98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26057.628158
424) (femlead_98) Of these [NUMBER FROM LEADPCT] people who have served in leadership roles in the past twelve months, how many of them are female? (FEMLD98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26076.133223
425) (committee_98) Have any official congregational committees or boards met in the past twelve months? (COMMIT98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes24392.7
2) No166.1
TOTAL262100.0
426) (numcomm_98) How many committees have met in the past twelve months? (NUMCOM98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data62.3
-2) Don't know51.9
0) 0166.1
1) 1186.9
2) 2197.3
3) 3197.3
4) 4228.4
5) 5186.9
6) 6218.0
7) 772.7
8) 8155.7
9) 962.3
10) 10238.8
11) 1120.8
12) 12197.3
13) 1310.4
14) 1410.4
15) 1562.3
16) 1610.4
18) 1862.3
20) 20124.6
22) 2220.8
23) 2310.4
24) 2431.1
25) 2541.5
30) 3020.8
33) 3310.4
40) 4010.4
50) 5020.8
57) 5710.4
200) 20010.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
427) (maincomm_98) Is there one committee that is the most important governing body or coordinating committee in your congregation? (MAINCM98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
1) Yes22887.0
2) No2911.1
TOTAL262100.0
428) (mainsize_98) How many people are currently on it? (MAINSZ98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
-2) Don't know20.8
0) 02911.1
2) 220.8
3) 320.8
4) 451.9
5) 5145.3
6) 6176.5
7) 7135.0
8) 8197.3
9) 9103.8
10) 10155.7
11) 1183.1
12) 122810.7
13) 1341.5
14) 1451.9
15) 15166.1
16) 1662.3
17) 1731.1
18) 1862.3
19) 1910.4
20) 2093.4
22) 2241.5
23) 2310.4
24) 2410.4
25) 2572.7
28) 2820.8
30) 3072.7
32) 3210.4
35) 3541.5
36) 3620.8
38) 3820.8
42) 4210.4
46) 4610.4
50) 5031.1
58) 5810.4
60) 6010.4
100) 10031.1
120) 12010.4
125) 12510.4
TOTAL262100.0
429) (mainmale_98) How many of the people currently on it are male? (MAINML98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data62.3
-2) Don't know10.4
0) 03111.8
1) 131.1
2) 283.1
2.1) 2.110.4
3) 3145.3
4) 4228.4
5) 52710.3
6) 6259.5
7) 7155.7
8) 82710.3
8.5) 8.510.4
9) 9114.2
10) 10103.8
11) 1162.3
12) 1293.4
13) 1351.9
14) 1451.9
15) 1572.7
16) 1610.4
17) 1720.8
17.5) 17.510.4
18) 1820.8
20) 2051.9
21) 2110.4
22) 2210.4
25) 2531.1
30) 3041.5
30.4) 30.410.4
35) 3520.8
40) 4020.8
50) 5020.8
51) 5110.4
TOTAL262100.0
430) (mainfem_98) How many of the people currently on it are female? (MAINFM98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data83.1
-2) Don't know10.4
0) 07729.4
1) 183.1
2) 2114.2
3) 3218.0
4) 42810.7
4.9) 4.910.4
5) 5145.3
6) 6145.3
7) 7155.7
7.6) 7.610.4
8) 8155.7
8.5) 8.510.4
9) 941.5
10) 1093.4
11) 1120.8
12) 1241.5
13) 1310.4
14) 1420.8
15) 1572.7
17) 1710.4
17.5) 17.510.4
18) 1841.5
21) 2110.4
25) 2510.4
28) 2810.4
30) 3010.4
35) 3520.8
49) 4910.4
50) 5010.4
60) 6020.8
75) 7510.4
100) 10010.4
TOTAL262100.0
431) (diet_98) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding what people should eat? (DIET98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes3011.5
2) No23087.8
TOTAL262100.0
432) (dancing_98) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding dancing? (DANCNG98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes259.5
2) No23589.7
TOTAL262100.0
433) (smoking_98) Does your congregation prohibit smoking tobacco? (SMOKNG98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes4818.3
2) No21280.9
TOTAL262100.0
434) (joining_98) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding what sorts of groups outside the congregation people can join? (JOIN98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes4416.8
2) No21481.7
TOTAL262100.0
435) (alcohol_98) Does your congregation prohibit the use of alcohol? (ALCOHL98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes5922.5
2) No20176.7
TOTAL262100.0
436) (giving_98) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding how much money people give to the congregation? (GIVING98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes4918.7
2) No21180.5
TOTAL262100.0
437) (dating_98) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms about who single people date or become romantically involved with? (DATING98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
1) Yes4316.4
2) No21682.4
TOTAL262100.0
438) (cohabit_98) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding cohabitation of unmarried adults? (COHABT98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
1) Yes13651.9
2) No12346.9
TOTAL262100.0
439) (homosex_98) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms concerning homosexual behavior? (HOMOSX98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
-2) Don't know20.8
1) Yes14254.2
2) No11543.9
TOTAL262100.0
440) (mbralcmd_06) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: Someone who drinks alcohol in moderation? (MBRALC06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes23087.8
2) No186.9
3) Don't know135.0
TOTAL262100.0
441) (mbrcohbt_06) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: An unmarried couple who live together? (MBRCOH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes18369.8
2) No6524.8
3) Don't know135.0
TOTAL262100.0
442) (mbrgay_06) 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? (MBRGAY06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes13852.7
2) No9435.9
3) Don't know2911.1
TOTAL262100.0
443) (mbrrchse_06) 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? (MBRRCH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes18771.4
2) No5521.0
3) Don't know197.3
TOTAL262100.0
444) (mbrrlife_06) 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? (MBRRLF06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes24292.4
2) No135.0
3) Don't know62.3
TOTAL262100.0
445) (ldralcmd_06) 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? (LDRALC06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes20076.3
2) No5521.0
3) Don't know62.3
TOTAL262100.0
446) (ldrcohbt_06) 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? (LDRCOH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes9636.6
2) No14856.5
3) Don't know176.5
TOTAL262100.0
447) (ldrgay_06) 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? (LDRGAY06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes6926.3
2) No17466.4
3) Don't know186.9
TOTAL262100.0
448) (ldrrchse_06) 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? (LDRRCH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes12748.5
2) No11242.7
3) Don't know218.0
TOTAL262100.0
449) (ldrrlife_06) 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? (LDRRLF06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes23288.5
2) No186.9
3) Don't know114.2
TOTAL262100.0
450) (wlcmstmt_06) Some congregations have adopted written statements that officially welcome gays and lesbians. Has your congregation adopted such a statement? (WLCMST06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes228.4
2) No23790.5
TOTAL262100.0
451) (wmnvltr_06) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Hold all of the volunteer leadership positions that men can hold? (WMNVLT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes21381.3
2) No4717.9
3) Don't know10.4
TOTAL262100.0
452) (wmnbrd_06) 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? (WMNBRD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes23388.9
2) No2710.3
3) Don't know10.4
TOTAL262100.0
453) (wmntch_06) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Teach by themselves a class with adult men in it? (WMNTCH06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes23087.8
2) No2710.3
3) Don't know41.5
TOTAL262100.0
454) (wmnprch_06) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Preach at a main worship service? (WMNPRC06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes15258.0
2) No10740.8
3) Don't know20.8
TOTAL262100.0
455) (wmnlead_06) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Be the head clergyperson or primary religious leader of your congregation? (WMNLD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes11142.4
2) No14354.6
3) Don't know72.7
TOTAL262100.0
456) (identity_06) 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) (IDENT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data7829.8
-1) Refused10.4
1) Fundamentalist103.8
2) Evangelical6826.0
3) Mainline6725.6
4) Liberal72.7
5) None3111.8
TOTAL262100.0
457) (edusch1_06) What was this conflict about? Education/school (EDU1_06)
TOTAL%
0) No25798.1
1) Yes51.9
TOTAL262100.0
458) (gayles1_06) What was this conflict about? Homosexuality (GAY1_06)
TOTAL%
0) No25697.7
1) Yes62.3
TOTAL262100.0
459) (leader1_06) What was this conflict about? Leaders or leadership (LEAD1_06)
TOTAL%
0) No25496.9
1) Yes83.1
TOTAL262100.0
460) (money1_06) What was this conflict about? Money or financial management (MONY1_06)
TOTAL%
0) No25998.9
1) Yes31.1
TOTAL262100.0
461) (pastor1_06) What was this conflict about? Clergyperson (PAST1_06)
TOTAL%
0) No24995.0
1) Yes135.0
TOTAL262100.0
462) (other1_06) What was this conflict about? Some other issue (OTHR1_06)
TOTAL%
0) No23890.8
1) Yes249.2
TOTAL262100.0
463) (edusch2_06) What was this conflict about? Education/school (EDU2_06)
TOTAL%
0) No25798.1
1) Yes51.9
TOTAL262100.0
464) (gayles2_06) What was this conflict about? Homosexuality (GAY2_06)
TOTAL%
0) No26099.2
1) Yes20.8
TOTAL262100.0
465) (leader2_06) What was this conflict about? Leaders or leadership (LEAD2_06)
TOTAL%
0) No25396.6
1) Yes93.4
TOTAL262100.0
466) (money2_06) What was this conflict about? Money or financial management (MONY2_06)
TOTAL%
0) No25798.1
1) Yes51.9
TOTAL262100.0
467) (pastor2_06) What was this conflict about? Clergyperson (PAST2_06)
TOTAL%
0) No24693.9
1) Yes166.1
TOTAL262100.0
468) (other2_06) What was this conflict about? Some other issue (OTHR2_06)
TOTAL%
0) No23890.8
1) Yes249.2
TOTAL262100.0
469) (conflct2b_06) Did the people who left start a new congregation of their own? (CON2B_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20176.7
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes62.3
2) No5420.6
TOTAL262100.0
470) (conflct3_06) Within the last two years, has your congregation experienced a conflict that led to the departure of a clergyperson or other religious leader? (CONF3_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes228.4
2) No23690.1
TOTAL262100.0
471) (edusch3_06) What was this conflict about? Education/school (EDU3_06)
TOTAL%
0) No26199.6
1) Yes10.4
TOTAL262100.0
472) (gayles3_06) What was this conflict about? Homosexuality (GAY3_06)
TOTAL%
0) No262100.0
TOTAL262100.0
473) (leader3_06) What was this conflict about? Leaders or leadership (LEAD3_06)
TOTAL%
0) No25798.1
1) Yes51.9
TOTAL262100.0
474) (money3_06) What was this conflict about? Money or financial management (MONY3_06)
TOTAL%
0) No262100.0
TOTAL262100.0
475) (pastor3_06) What was this conflict about? Clergyperson (PAST3_06)
TOTAL%
0) No25195.8
1) Yes114.2
TOTAL262100.0
476) (other3_06) What was this conflict about? Some other issue (OTHR3_06)
TOTAL%
0) No25697.7
1) Yes62.3
TOTAL262100.0
477) (poor30_90ct_98) At least 30% of people in the congregation's 1990 census tract are below the official poverty level. (P90CT_06)
TOTAL%
0) No23489.3
1) Yes2810.7
TOTAL262100.0
478) (poor30_00ct_06) At least 30% of people in the congregation's 2000 census tract are below the official poverty level. (P00CT_06)
TOTAL%
0) No24593.5
1) Yes176.5
TOTAL262100.0
479) (imm5_00ct_06) At least 5% of people in the congregation's census tract arrived in the United States since 1990. (I00CT_06)
TOTAL%
0) No20076.3
1) Yes6223.7
TOTAL262100.0
480) (blck80_90ct_98) At least 80% of people in the congregation's census tract are African American. (B90CT_98)
TOTAL%
0) No25095.4
1) Yes124.6
TOTAL262100.0
481) (blck80_00ct_06) At least 80% of people in the congregation's census tract are African American. (B00CT_06)
TOTAL%
0) No24995.0
1) Yes135.0
TOTAL262100.0
482) (urban_90ct_98) Is the congregation's census tract predominately urban, predominately suburban, or predominately rural? (U90CT_98)
TOTAL%
1) Urban16964.5
2) Suburban3714.1
3) Rural5621.4
TOTAL262100.0
483) (urban_00ct_06) Is the congregation's census tract predominately urban, predominately suburban, or predominately rural? (U00CT_06)
TOTAL%
1) Urban17667.2
2) Suburban4015.3
3) Rural4617.6
TOTAL262100.0
484) (hispanic_90ct2_98) Percent of people in the congregation's census tract who are Hispanic (H90CT_98)
TOTAL%
1) Zero through 4.9%19775.2
2) 5% through 100%6524.8
TOTAL262100.0
485) (hispanic_00ct2_06) Percent of people in the congregation's census tract who are Hispanic (H00CT_06)
TOTAL%
1) Zero through 4.9%16462.6
2) 5% through 100%9837.4
TOTAL262100.0
486) Weight for panel cases, ignoring duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. (W7)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26212
487) Weight for panel cases, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. (W8)
TOTAL%
.842443729903537) 22786.6
1.68488745980707) 2810.7
2.52733118971061) 20.8
3.36977491961415) 31.1
4.21221864951768) 20.8
TOTAL262100.0
488) See weighting document for set descriptions (SET)
489) (cnsltper_06) Did the respondent consult anyone else during the interview about answer to any questions? (CNSLTP06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes269.9
2) No23087.8
TOTAL262100.0
490) (cnsltdoc_06) Did the respondent consult an annual report, financial statement, or any other document to get answers to any questions? (CNSLTD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
-1) Refused41.5
1) Yes6625.2
2) No18771.4
TOTAL262100.0
491) (attitude_06) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (ATTITD06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data72.7
1) Friendly and interested21782.8
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested3513.4
3) Impatient and restless31.1
TOTAL262100.0
492) (caseid_06) Case ID (CASEID06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2621365.576
493) (caseid_98) Case ID (CASEID98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262588.469359
494) (pos1_06) What is your position in this congregation? (POS1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Pastor or co-pastor9837.4
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister ("senior" anything)7026.7
3) Administrative/Executive Pastor/Minister41.5
4) Interim pastor or administrator31.1
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)83.1
8) Vicar10.4
9) Rector31.1
10) Rabbi20.8
11) Priest (father)20.8
12) Director or Executive Director, Administrator41.5
13) Pastoral associate/assistant or parochial vicar10.4
15) Other ministerial staff (excluding deacons; including chaplain)31.1
16) Secretary/Clerk/Receptionist155.7
19) Vice President, Operations20.8
20) Other administrative/managerial staff (including financial administration); "Ministry of Administration"20.8
21) Elder or Presiding elder, overseer51.9
22) President of congregation31.1
23) Member/chair/trustee of executive board, including financial secretary/treasurer20.8
25) Lay leader (e.g., committee chair, other) or lay minister10.4
26) Church member41.5
31) Minister, clergy, reverend, preacher51.9
33) Bishop's counselor10.4
35) Other10.4
37) Deacon20.8
38) Executive/Administrative secretary10.4
39) Assistant to pastor51.9
45) Retired/Pastor Emeritus20.8
50) Youth/Children‘s pastor/minister or director/coordinator10.4
53) Pastor/Minister or Director/Coordinator of Adult Ministries10.4
57) Pastor/Minister of Christian Life/Discipleship/Small Groups10.4
59) Arts/Liturgy/Ritual (Liturgist)10.4
65) Minister/Pastor or Director Coordinator of Student ministries10.4
66) Other Topical Pastor/Minister10.4
75) Director/Coordinator of Minister/Pastor of Pastoral Care10.4
78) Principal (School administrator)10.4
83) Musician/cantor10.4
107) Clerk (Church clerk)10.4
TOTAL262100.0
495) (pos1_98) What is your position in this congregation? (POS1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Pastor or co-pastor10439.7
2) Senior/Head/Lead pastor/minister ("senior" anything)4818.3
3) Administrative/Executive pastor/minister72.7
4) Interim pastor or administrator51.9
6) Associate/assistant/junior pastor/minister/priest/rabbi ("assistant" anything)135.0
7) Bishop10.4
9) Rector31.1
10) Rabbi20.8
11) Priest (father)41.5
12) Director or Executive Director, Administrator10.4
15) Other ministerial staff (excluding deacons; including chaplain)41.5
16) Secretary/Clerk/Receptionist228.4
17) Office manager/Administrative assistant93.4
18) Business/Operations manager51.9
20) Other administrative/managerial staff (including financial administration); "Ministry of Administration"41.5
21) Elder or Presiding elder, overseer72.7
22) President of congregation20.8
23) Member/chair/trustee of executive board, including financial secretary/treasurer72.7
26) Church member20.8
27) Pastor's spouse10.4
28) Intern, seminarian, student pastor10.4
31) Minister, clergy, reverend, preacher31.1
32) State representative or other regional clergy/administrator10.4
35) Other10.4
37) Deacon31.1
38) Executive/Administrative secretary10.4
TOTAL262100.0
496) (founded_06) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (FOUND06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2621884.447269
497) (founded_98) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (FOUND98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2621877.042293
498) (haveden_06) Is your congregation formally affiliated with a denomination, convention, or some similar kind of association? (HAVEDN06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23589.7
2) No2710.3
TOTAL262100.0
499) (haveden_98) Is your congregation formally affiliated with a denomination, convention, or some similar kind of association? (HAVEDN98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24091.6
2) No228.4
TOTAL262100.0
500) (denom1_06) Please tell me the name of your denomination or other association. (DENM1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data2710.3
2) Catholic6524.8
4) Jewish Conservative (United)20.8
5) Jewish Reform (Union)10.4
9) Christian Missionary Alliance20.8
11) American Baptist Churches in the USA (Northern)20.8
12) National Baptist Convention of America20.8
13) National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc20.8
14) Southern Baptist Convention3413.0
15) National Baptist41.5
16) National Association of Freewill Baptists10.4
17) Baptist, unknown51.9
22) United Methodist238.8
31) Association of Free Lutheran Congregations10.4
32) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod72.7
35) Evangelical Lutheran Church of America176.5
37) Church of God in Christ10.4
43) Presbyterian Church (USA)124.6
44) Disciples of Christ31.1
47) Evangelical Free Church10.4
50) Episcopal Church83.1
58) Jehovah's Witness62.3
59) Latter-day Saints (LDS, Mormon)20.8
65) Church of the Nazarene10.4
77) Seventh-day Adventists31.1
80) Unitarian Universalist10.4
81) United Church of Christ72.7
95) Unity Church10.4
119) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)10.4
120) Pentecostal, unknown10.4
134) Independent Fundamental Church of America20.8
138) Worldwide Apostolic Church10.4
149) Assemblies of God20.8
163) Progressive National Baptist Convention10.4
165) Baptist General Conference/Convention41.5
178) Christian Evangelistic Assembly10.4
181) Greek Orthodox20.8
183) Conservative Baptist Association of America10.4
193) Christian Evangelistic Assemblies10.4
197) Islamic10.4
335) Church of God of Prophecy10.4
337) Missionary Baptist, other10.4
340) Sikh10.4
TOTAL262100.0
501) (denom1_98) Please tell me the names of all denominations or other associations that your congregation belongs to. (DENM1_98)
TOTAL%
2) Catholic6527.1
4) Jewish Conservative (United)20.8
5) Jewish Reform (Union)10.4
9) Christian Missionary Alliance20.8
11) American Baptist Churches in the USA (Northern)20.8
12) National Baptist Convention of America10.4
14) Southern Baptist Convention3514.6
15) National Baptist52.1
16) National Association of Freewill Baptists10.4
18) Baptist Churches Association of America10.4
19) Independent Baptist Churches10.4
22) United Methodist2410.0
30) Lutheran, unknown10.4
31) Association of Free Lutheran Congregations10.4
32) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod62.5
35) Evangelical Lutheran Church of America187.5
37) Church of God in Christ10.4
43) Presbyterian Church (USA)125.0
44) Disciples of Christ31.3
47) Evangelical Free Church10.4
50) Episcopal Church83.3
52) Full Gospel31.3
54) Baptist Bible Fellowship10.4
58) Jehovah's Witness62.5
59) Latter-day Saints (LDS, Mormon)20.8
65) Church of the Nazarene10.4
77) Seventh-day Adventists31.3
80) Unitarian Universalist10.4
81) United Church of Christ72.9
93) National Missionary Baptist10.4
95) Unity Church10.4
119) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)10.4
120) Pentecostal, unknown10.4
134) Independent Fundamental Church of America20.8
138) Worldwide Apostolic Church10.4
149) Assemblies of God31.3
163) Progressive National Baptist Convention20.8
165) Baptist General Conference/Convention20.8
178) Christian Evangelistic Assembly10.4
181) Greek Orthodox20.8
183) Conservative Baptist Association of America20.8
184) Baptist Missionary Association of America20.8
193) Christian Evangelistic Assemblies10.4
198) Buddhist10.4
199) Evangelical Missions Foundation10.4
200) Hindu10.4
Missing22 
TOTAL240100.0
502) (dencode_06) Denominational affiliation (collapsed 1) (DENCOD06)
TOTAL%
0) No denomination259.5
1) Roman Catholic6524.8
2) Southern Baptist Convention3413.0
3) Black Baptist93.4
4) American Baptist Churches20.8
5) Other Baptist124.6
6) United Methodist Church238.8
9) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America176.5
10) Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod72.7
11) Other Lutheran10.4
12) Presbyterian Church (USA)124.6
14) Assembly of God20.8
15) Other Pentecostal20.8
16) Church of God in Christ10.4
17) Disciples of Christ31.1
18) Episcopal Church83.1
19) United Church of Christ72.7
22) Jehovah's Witness62.3
24) Church of the Nazarene10.4
25) Seventh-day Adventists31.1
26) Unitarian Universalist Association10.4
27) Eastern Orthodox20.8
29) Various Church of God10.4
30) Latter-day Saints (LDS, Mormon)20.8
31) Jewish31.1
32) Non-Christian/non-Jewish41.5
35) Evangelical10.4
36) Christian and Missionary Alliance20.8
38) Other Conservative/Evangelical41.5
39) Other Christian, nec20.8
TOTAL262100.0
503) (dencode_98) Denominational affiliation (collapsed 1) (DENCOD98)
TOTAL%
0) No denomination207.6
1) Roman Catholic6524.8
2) Southern Baptist Convention3513.4
3) Black Baptist83.1
4) American Baptist Churches20.8
5) Other Baptist114.2
6) United Methodist Church249.2
9) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America186.9
10) Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod62.3
11) Other Lutheran20.8
12) Presbyterian Church (USA)124.6
14) Assembly of God31.1
15) Other Pentecostal51.9
16) Church of God in Christ10.4
17) Disciples of Christ31.1
18) Episcopal Church83.1
19) United Church of Christ72.7
22) Jehovah's Witness62.3
24) Church of the Nazarene10.4
25) Seventh-day Adventists31.1
26) Unitarian Universalist Association10.4
27) Eastern Orthodox20.8
29) Various Church of God10.4
30) Latter-day Saints (LDS, Mormon)20.8
31) Jewish31.1
32) Non-Christian/non-Jewish41.5
35) Evangelical10.4
36) Christian and Missionary Alliance20.8
38) Other Conservative/Evangelical41.5
39) Other Christian, nec20.8
TOTAL262100.0
504) (dencode3_06) Denominational affiliation (collapsed 2) (DNCD3_06)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic6524.8
2) Baptist6324.0
6) Methodist238.8
9) Lutheran259.5
12) Presbyterian or Reformed197.3
14) Pentecostal72.7
17) Other mainline or liberal Protestant41.5
18) Episcopal Church83.1
22) Other conservative, evangelical, or sectarian Protestant197.3
23) Other Christian, nec228.4
24) Non-Christian72.7
TOTAL262100.0
505) (dencode3_98) Denominational affiliation (collapsed 2) (DNCD3_98)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic6524.8
2) Baptist6123.3
6) Methodist249.2
9) Lutheran269.9
12) Presbyterian or Reformed197.3
14) Pentecostal103.8
17) Other mainline or liberal Protestant41.5
18) Episcopal Church83.1
22) Other conservative, evangelical, or sectarian Protestant218.0
23) Other Christian, nec176.5
24) Non-Christian72.7
TOTAL262100.0
506) (trad_06) What is your congregation's religion or religious group? (TRAD06)
TOTAL%
1) Same as DENOM123589.7
3) Baptist62.3
4) Pentecostal10.4
15) Church of Christ10.4
26) Hindu10.4
34) Calvary Chapel10.4
40) Christian, other166.1
41) Non-Christian, Non-Jewish10.4
TOTAL262100.0
507) (trad_98) What is your congregation's religion or religious group? (TRAD98)
TOTAL%
1) Same as DENOM124091.6
3) Baptist51.9
12) Muslim10.4
15) Church of Christ20.8
18) Sikh10.4
34) Calvary Chapel10.4
38) Church of God10.4
40) Christian, other114.2
TOTAL262100.0
508) (trad3_06) Religious tradition (collapsed) (TRAD3_06)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic6524.8
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist9636.6
3) Black Protestant269.9
4) White liberal or moderate6826.0
6) Non-Christian72.7
TOTAL262100.0
509) (trad3_98) Religious tradition (collapsed) (TRAD3_98)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic6524.8
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist9435.9
3) Black Protestant269.9
4) White liberal or moderate7026.7
6) Non-Christian72.7
TOTAL262100.0
510) (bldgtype_06) What type of building does your congregation currently use for the primary worship service? (BLDGTP06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
7) Store front10.4
20) Church, synagogue, temple, or mosque25697.7
21) Other41.5
TOTAL262100.0
511) (bldgtype_98) What type of building does your congregation currently use for the primary worship service? (BLDGTP98)
TOTAL%
1) School72.7
7) Store front20.8
20) Church, synagogue, temple, or mosque24493.5
21) Other83.1
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
512) (ownbldg_06) Does this building belong to your congregation, or does it belong to another group that loans or rents space to you? (OWNBLD06)
TOTAL%
1) Belongs to congregation or denomination25095.4
2) Belongs to another group124.6
TOTAL262100.0
513) (ownbldg_98) Does this building belong to your congregation, or does it belong to another group that loans or rents space to you? (OWNBLD98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
1) Belongs to congregation or denomination24693.9
2) Belongs to another group135.0
TOTAL262100.0
514) (numtotal_06) 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? (NUMTOT06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2622358.6224192
515) (numtotal_98) 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? (NUMTOT98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2622962.89312739
516) (numreglr_06) 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? (NUMREG06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2621049.3091561
517) (numreglr_98) 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? (NUMREG98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2621216.0612325
518) (numadlts_06) How many adults--people 18 years or older--would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation? (NUMADL06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262736.6721230
519) (numadlts_98) How many adults--people 18 years or older--would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation? (NUMADL98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262834.4841487
520) (impsize_06) 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) (IMPSIZ06)
TOTAL%
0) Size not imputed25798.1
1) Size imputed for NUMADULTS51.9
TOTAL262100.0
521) (impsize_98) 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) (IMPSIZ98)
TOTAL%
0) Size not imputed25396.6
1) Size imputed for NUMADULTS93.4
TOTAL262100.0
522) (clergone_06) Is there one person who is the head or senior clergy person or religious leader in your congregation? (CLERG06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24894.7
2) No145.3
TOTAL262100.0
523) (clergone_98) Is there one person who is the head or senior clergy person or religious leader in your congregation? (CLERG98)
TOTAL%
-2) Don‘t know10.4
1) Yes24894.7
2) No135.0
TOTAL262100.0
524) (clergsex_06) Is this person male or female? (CLERSX06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data155.7
1) Male22686.3
2) Female218.0
TOTAL262100.0
525) (clergsex_98) Is this person male or female? (CLERSX98)
TOTAL%
1) Male23394.0
2) Female156.0
Missing14 
TOTAL248100.0
526) (clerrace_06) What race or ethnicity [are you/is this person]? (CLERRC06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data166.1
1) White19775.2
2) Black or African American3011.5
3) Hispanic31.1
4) Asian or Pacific Islander72.7
5) Other93.4
TOTAL262100.0
527) (clerrace_98) What race or ethnicity [are you/is this person]? (CLERRC98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) White20381.9
2) Black or African American3012.1
3) Hispanic62.4
4) Asian or Pacific Islander41.6
5) Other41.6
Missing14 
TOTAL248100.0
528) (cleryear_06) In what year did [you/this person] become the head or senior clergy person or religious leader? (CLERYR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data145.3
-1) Refused10.4
1957) 195710.4
1963) 196310.4
1967) 196710.4
1969) 196910.4
1970) 197020.8
1971) 197110.4
1972) 197210.4
1973) 197331.1
1975) 197510.4
1976) 197610.4
1977) 197710.4
1978) 197810.4
1979) 197910.4
1980) 198010.4
1982) 198241.5
1983) 198320.8
1984) 198441.5
1985) 198520.8
1986) 198631.1
1987) 198710.4
1988) 198841.5
1989) 198920.8
1990) 199031.1
1991) 199151.9
1992) 199251.9
1993) 199362.3
1994) 1994103.8
1995) 1995114.2
1996) 1996135.0
1997) 199793.4
1998) 1998103.8
1999) 1999103.8
2000) 2000155.7
2001) 2001197.3
2002) 2002145.3
2003) 2003176.5
2004) 2004186.9
2005) 2005197.3
2006) 2006238.8
2007) 200710.4
TOTAL262100.0
529) (cleryear_98) In what year did [you/this person] become the head or senior clergy person or religious leader? (CLERYR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data52.0
-2) Don‘t know31.2
1938) 193810.4
1958) 195810.4
1959) 195910.4
1961) 196110.4
1963) 196310.4
1964) 196410.4
1965) 196510.4
1966) 196610.4
1967) 196710.4
1969) 196920.8
1970) 197041.6
1971) 197110.4
1972) 197210.4
1973) 197310.4
1974) 197410.4
1975) 197531.2
1976) 197631.2
1977) 197741.6
1978) 197820.8
1979) 197910.4
1980) 198020.8
1981) 198131.2
1982) 198231.2
1983) 198310.4
1984) 198452.0
1985) 198552.0
1986) 198662.4
1987) 198741.6
1988) 198883.2
1989) 198983.2
1990) 1990104.0
1991) 1991176.9
1992) 1992166.5
1993) 1993104.0
1994) 1994187.3
1995) 1995176.9
1996) 19962811.3
1997) 19972911.7
1998) 1998187.3
Missing14 
TOTAL248100.0
530) (clergage_06) How old [are you/is this person]? (CLERAG06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26249.91617
531) (clergage_98) How old [are you/is this person]? (CLERAG98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.2
-2) Don‘t know10.4
28) 2820.8
29) 2910.4
31) 3110.4
33) 3310.4
34) 3420.8
35) 3520.8
36) 3610.4
37) 3731.2
38) 3852.0
39) 3931.2
40) 40145.7
41) 4141.6
42) 4283.2
43) 43156.1
44) 4472.8
45) 4583.2
46) 4631.2
47) 4783.2
48) 4872.8
49) 4993.6
50) 50145.7
51) 5193.6
52) 52145.7
53) 5383.2
54) 5472.8
55) 5562.4
56) 5652.0
57) 5741.6
58) 5852.0
59) 5941.6
60) 6041.6
61) 6141.6
62) 6283.2
63) 6372.8
64) 6441.6
65) 6572.8
66) 6652.0
67) 6741.6
68) 6841.6
69) 6952.0
70) 7031.2
71) 7110.4
72) 7220.8
74) 7420.8
76) 7610.4
77) 7710.4
80) 8010.4
Missing15 
TOTAL247100.0
532) (ftstaff_06) Including [you/the leader we‘ve been talking about], how many people currently work in this congregation as full-time paid staff? (FTSTFF06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
0) 02810.7
1) 16123.3
2) 2228.4
3) 3259.5
4) 4176.5
5) 5166.1
6) 693.4
7) 7135.0
8) 883.1
9) 941.5
10) 1083.1
11) 1110.4
12) 1231.1
13) 1341.5
14) 1420.8
15) 1531.1
16) 1610.4
17) 1720.8
18) 1810.4
20) 2020.8
21) 2120.8
22) 2210.4
25) 2520.8
26) 2610.4
30) 3031.1
32) 3220.8
35) 3541.5
40) 4020.8
45) 4520.8
46) 4620.8
47) 4710.4
50) 5010.4
55) 5510.4
56) 5610.4
60) 6010.4
70) 7010.4
72) 7210.4
80) 8010.4
90) 9010.4
100) 10010.4
TOTAL262100.0
533) (ftstaff_98) How many people currently work in this congregation as full-time paid staff? (FTSTFF98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
0) 03111.8
1) 15521.0
2) 23011.5
3) 3218.0
4) 4259.5
5) 5135.0
6) 6114.2
7) 772.7
8) 862.3
9) 972.7
10) 1083.1
11) 1131.1
12) 1251.9
13) 1310.4
15) 1541.5
16) 1631.1
17) 1720.8
18) 1810.4
20) 2051.9
22) 2210.4
23) 2310.4
25) 2510.4
26) 2620.8
28) 2810.4
29) 2910.4
30) 3031.1
35) 3531.1
40) 4020.8
50) 5010.4
57) 5710.4
58) 5810.4
60) 6020.8
65) 6510.4
80) 8010.4
300) 30010.4
TOTAL262100.0
534) (ptstaff_06) How many people currently are part-time paid employees of this congregation, including people who receive regular fees for singing or other work? (PTSTFF06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-1) Refused31.1
0) 03814.5
1) 1197.3
2) 2249.2
3) 33111.8
4) 4238.8
5) 53312.6
6) 6186.9
7) 772.7
8) 883.1
9) 972.7
10) 1062.3
11) 1131.1
12) 1231.1
13) 1351.9
14) 1420.8
15) 1583.1
16) 1610.4
17) 1710.4
18) 1810.4
19) 1910.4
20) 2051.9
22) 2210.4
25) 2531.1
30) 3031.1
35) 3510.4
47) 4710.4
50) 5010.4
60) 6010.4
64) 6410.4
99) 9910.4
TOTAL262100.0
535) (ptstaff_98) How many people currently are part-time paid employees of this congregation, including people who receive regular fees for singing or other work? (PTSTFF98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-2) Don't know10.4
0) 04115.6
1) 1238.8
2) 23413.0
3) 33111.8
4) 42710.3
5) 53312.6
6) 6145.3
7) 751.9
8) 872.7
9) 941.5
10) 10114.2
12) 1262.3
14) 1410.4
15) 1572.7
16) 1610.4
18) 1810.4
20) 2041.5
25) 2510.4
26) 2610.4
30) 3010.4
35) 3510.4
45) 4510.4
60) 6010.4
68) 6810.4
100) 10020.8
TOTAL262100.0
536) (numserv1_06) In a typical week, how many worship services does your congregation hold? (NUMS1_06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) 15621.4
2) 24216.0
3) 35019.1
4) 4269.9
5) 5103.8
6) 662.3
7) 762.3
8) 883.1
9) 9114.2
10) 1062.3
11) 1141.5
12) 1251.9
13) 1310.4
14) 1451.9
15) 1531.1
16) 1641.5
17) 1731.1
18) 1831.1
19) 1910.4
20) 2010.4
21) 2120.8
22) 2220.8
23) 2310.4
28) 2810.4
30) 3010.4
31) 3110.4
35) 3510.4
2000) 200010.4
TOTAL262100.0
537) (numserv1_98) In a typical week, how many worship services does your congregation hold? (NUMS1_98)
TOTAL%
1) 4115.6
2) 5721.8
3) 5621.4
4) 228.4
5) 155.7
6) 31.1
7) 62.3
8) 72.7
9) 72.7
10) 31.1
11) 72.7
12) 41.5
13) 10.4
14) 31.1
15) 51.9
16) 20.8
17) 41.5
18) 51.9
19) 51.9
20) 10.4
21) 10.4
25) 31.1
28) 10.4
30) 10.4
35) 20.8
TOTAL262100.0
538) (svcday_06) Most recent or main worship service day (SVCDAY06)
TOTAL%
1) 103.8
2) 83.1
3) 72.7
4) 72.7
5) 72.7
6) 93.4
7) 20.8
8) 41.5
9) 186.9
10) 114.2
11) 62.3
12) 83.1
13) 41.5
14) 83.1
15) 51.9
16) 135.0
17) 114.2
18) 269.9
19) 62.3
20) 124.6
21) 20.8
22) 72.7
23) 114.2
24) 93.4
25) 207.6
26) 51.9
27) 72.7
28) 41.5
29) 62.3
30) 72.7
31) 20.8
TOTAL262100.0
539) (svcday_98) Most recent or main worship service day (SVCDAY98)
TOTAL%
1) 10.4
2) 10.4
3) 3714.2
5) 124.6
7) 176.5
8) 41.5
9) 20.8
10) 218.1
12) 124.6
14) 145.4
15) 20.8
16) 10.4
17) 197.3
18) 20.8
19) 186.9
21) 103.8
22) 135.0
24) 124.6
25) 20.8
26) 249.2
27) 10.4
28) 145.4
29) 72.7
30) 10.4
31) 135.0
Missing2 
TOTAL260100.0
540) (svcmnth_06) Most recent or main worship service month (SVCMTH06)
TOTAL%
1) January124.6
2) February93.4
3) March41.5
6) June4717.9
7) July5822.1
8) August3513.4
9) September3212.2
10) October2710.3
11) November238.8
12) December155.7
TOTAL262100.0
541) (svcmnth_98) Most recent or main worship service month (SVCMTH98)
TOTAL%
3) March2710.3
4) April5420.7
5) May10841.4
6) June5420.7
7) July186.9
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
542) (summer_06) Interview was conducted between June 15th and September 1st (SUMMER06)
TOTAL%
0) No12848.9
1) Yes13451.1
TOTAL262100.0
543) (summer_98) Interview was conducted between June 15th and September 1st (SUMMER98)
TOTAL%
0) No21983.6
1) Yes4316.4
TOTAL262100.0
544) (length_06) How long did this service last? (TIME IN MINUTES) (LENGTH06)
TOTAL%
30) 10.4
40) 20.8
45) 114.2
50) 31.1
55) 41.5
60) 9737.0
61) 10.4
65) 41.5
70) 259.5
75) 3111.8
80) 72.7
85) 20.8
90) 3312.6
100) 10.4
105) 10.4
120) 238.8
135) 10.4
140) 10.4
150) 62.3
165) 10.4
180) 51.9
240) 10.4
300) 10.4
TOTAL262100.0
545) (length_98) How long did this service last? (TIME IN MINUTES) (LENGTH98)
TOTAL%
15) 10.4
20) 10.4
25) 20.8
30) 51.9
40) 20.8
45) 83.1
50) 83.1
55) 62.3
60) 8633.0
65) 103.8
68) 10.4
70) 218.0
75) 3914.9
80) 51.9
85) 10.4
90) 197.3
95) 10.4
100) 10.4
105) 51.9
120) 176.5
125) 10.4
135) 31.1
150) 72.7
165) 20.8
180) 72.7
210) 20.8
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
546) (sermon_06) Was there a sermon or a speech of some sort at this service? (SERMON06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26099.2
2) No20.8
TOTAL262100.0
547) (sermon_98) Was there a sermon or a speech of some sort at this service? (SERMON98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25296.2
2) No103.8
TOTAL262100.0
548) (sermtime_06) How long did the sermon or speech last? (TIME IN MINUTES) (SERMTM06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
0) 020.8
5) 520.8
6) 610.4
7) 762.3
8) 851.9
9) 910.4
10) 103814.5
12) 12114.2
13) 1320.8
15) 153212.2
16) 1610.4
18) 1831.1
20) 203312.6
22) 2220.8
23) 2331.1
25) 252710.3
30) 303513.4
35) 35145.3
36) 3610.4
40) 40166.1
45) 45186.9
50) 5041.5
60) 6010.4
80) 8010.4
187) 18710.4
240) 24010.4
TOTAL262100.0
549) (sermtime_98) How long did the sermon or speech last? (TIME IN MINUTES) (SERMTM98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
0) 0103.9
5) 541.5
7) 720.8
8) 841.5
10) 10259.7
12) 12155.8
13) 1331.2
14) 1441.5
15) 153714.3
16) 1610.4
17) 1710.4
18) 1862.3
20) 203814.7
25) 25207.7
28) 2810.4
30) 302610.0
35) 35197.3
38) 3810.4
40) 40114.2
45) 45186.9
48) 4810.4
50) 5010.4
60) 6051.9
70) 7020.8
90) 9010.4
105) 10510.4
Missing3 
TOTAL259100.0
550) (sexspkr_98) Was this person male or female? (Asked if NUMSPOKE=1) (SEXSPK98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data49.5
-2) Don't know12.4
1) Male3276.2
2) Female511.9
Missing220 
TOTAL42100.0
551) (malespkr_98) How many of these readers or speakers were male and how many were female? (Number of males) (MALESP98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
-2) Don't know10.4
0) 0218.0
1) 18432.2
2) 28030.7
3) 33111.9
4) 4166.1
5) 572.7
6) 641.5
7) 731.1
8) 820.8
9) 920.8
10) 1020.8
15) 1520.8
70) 7010.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
552) (femspkr_98) How many of these readers or speakers were male and how many were female? (Number of females) (FEMSPK98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
-2) Don't know10.4
0) 010138.7
1) 17227.6
2) 24517.2
3) 3176.5
4) 493.4
5) 520.8
6) 610.4
7) 710.4
8) 831.1
9) 910.4
10) 1010.4
11) 1110.4
15) 1510.4
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
553) (singing_06) Was there singing by the congregation at this service? (SINGNG06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25697.7
2) No62.3
TOTAL262100.0
554) (singing_98) Was there singing by the congregation at this service? (SINGNG98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25898.5
2) No41.5
TOTAL262100.0
555) (choir_06) Was there singing by a choir at this service? (CHOIR06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15258.0
2) No11042.0
TOTAL262100.0
556) (choir_98) Was there singing by a choir at this service? (CHOIR98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19976.0
2) No6324.0
TOTAL262100.0
557) (musicmin_06) Counting all the musical parts of this service, how many minutes would you say were taken up by music? (MUSMIN06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused31.1
0) 020.8
2) 210.4
3) 310.4
4) 410.4
5) 520.8
7) 720.8
8) 831.1
9) 910.4
10) 10145.3
12) 1251.9
13) 1331.1
14) 1420.8
15) 154517.2
17) 1720.8
18) 1820.8
20) 206826.0
23) 2320.8
25) 25218.0
30) 304818.3
35) 3562.3
40) 40124.6
45) 4562.3
46) 4610.4
60) 6031.1
70) 7010.4
75) 7510.4
80) 8010.4
90) 9010.4
170) 17010.4
320) 32010.4
TOTAL262100.0
558) (musicmin_98) Counting all the musical parts of [this/the main] service this past week, how many minutes would you say were taken up by music? (MUSMIN98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
0) 020.8
1) 120.8
2) 220.8
3) 310.4
5) 510.4
7) 710.4
8) 831.1
9) 910.4
10) 10166.1
11) 1110.4
12) 12114.2
14) 1410.4
15) 153613.7
16) 1610.4
17) 1720.8
18) 1872.7
19) 1910.4
20) 205922.5
21) 2120.8
23) 2310.4
25) 252810.7
28) 2820.8
30) 303814.5
35) 3551.9
38) 3810.4
40) 40114.2
45) 4572.7
50) 5031.1
60) 6041.5
75) 7510.4
90) 9020.8
112) 11210.4
135) 13510.4
180) 18010.4
211) 21110.4
221) 22110.4
TOTAL262100.0
559) (greet_06) Was there a time during the service in which people in the congregation greeted each other by shaking hands or some other way? (GREET06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22184.4
2) No4115.6
TOTAL262100.0
560) (greet_98) Was there a time during the service in which people in the congregation greeted each other by shaking hands or some other way? (GREET98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes22786.6
2) No3413.0
TOTAL262100.0
561) (meditate_06) Was there a time during the service for silent prayer or meditation? (MEDITA06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22084.0
2) No4216.0
TOTAL262100.0
562) (meditate_98) Was there a time during the service for silent prayer or meditation? (MEDITA98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes20678.6
2) No5420.6
TOTAL262100.0
563) (amen_06) Did anyone call out "amen" or other expressions of approval? (AMEN06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes15157.6
2) No11042.0
TOTAL262100.0
564) (amen_98) Did anyone call out "amen" or other expressions of approval? (AMEN98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13852.7
2) No12447.3
TOTAL262100.0
565) (applause_06) Was there applause at any point in this service? (APPLSE06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15860.3
2) No10439.7
TOTAL262100.0
566) (applause_98) Was there applause at any point in this service? (APPLSE98)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes16462.6
2) No9737.0
TOTAL262100.0
567) (program_06) Was there a written order of service or program that people could follow, either in book form or as a handout? (PROGRM06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21180.5
2) No5119.5
TOTAL262100.0
568) (program_98) Was there a written order of service or program that people could follow, either in book form or as a handout? (PROGRM98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22585.9
2) No3714.1
TOTAL262100.0
569) (overhead_06) Was any visual projection equipment used in this service? (OVERHD06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8130.9
2) No18169.1
TOTAL262100.0
570) (overhead_98) Was any visual projection equipment used in this service? (OVERHD98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes3413.0
2) No22786.6
TOTAL262100.0
571) (congread_06) Did the people speak or read or recite something together at any point? (CONGRD06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19273.3
2) No7026.7
TOTAL262100.0
572) (congread_98) Did the people speak or read or recite something together at any point? (CONGRD98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes19574.4
2) No6625.2
TOTAL262100.0
573) (jump_06) Did any adults jump, shout, or dance spontaneously during this service? (JUMP06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3613.7
2) No22686.3
TOTAL262100.0
574) (jump_98) Did any adults jump, shout, or dance spontaneously during this service? (JUMP98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes3011.5
2) No23188.2
TOTAL262100.0
575) (raisehnd_06) Did anyone besides the leader raise their hands in praise during the service? (RAISHN06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12146.2
2) No14153.8
TOTAL262100.0
576) (raisehnd_98) Did anyone besides the leader raise their hands in praise during the service? (RAISHN98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes12045.8
2) No14053.4
TOTAL262100.0
577) (drums_06) Were drums used in this service? (DRUMS06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes7428.2
2) No18771.4
TOTAL262100.0
578) (drums_98) Were drums used in this service? (DRUMS98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data124.6
1) Yes5922.5
2) No19172.9
TOTAL262100.0
579) (socltime_06) 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) (SOCLTM06)
TOTAL%
0) 20.8
4) 10.4
5) 62.3
7) 10.4
8) 10.4
10) 2911.1
13) 10.4
15) 3714.1
18) 10.4
20) 3212.2
22) 10.4
23) 10.4
25) 114.2
30) 5822.1
33) 10.4
35) 41.5
37) 20.8
38) 10.4
40) 135.0
45) 145.3
50) 20.8
55) 10.4
60) 3312.6
75) 10.4
90) 41.5
100) 10.4
110) 10.4
120) 10.4
420) 10.4
TOTAL262100.0
580) (socltime_98) 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) (SOCLTM98)
TOTAL%
2) 20.8
5) 41.5
8) 10.4
10) 228.5
12) 20.8
14) 10.4
15) 4416.9
18) 20.8
20) 4015.4
25) 166.2
30) 6123.5
35) 41.5
38) 10.4
40) 93.5
45) 166.2
50) 10.4
55) 10.4
60) 228.5
75) 10.4
85) 10.4
90) 31.2
95) 10.4
120) 31.2
150) 10.4
180) 10.4
Missing2 
TOTAL260100.0
581) (numattnd_06) 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? (NUMATT06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262347.866451
582) (numattnd_98) 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? (NUMATT98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262407.469625
583) (attmore_06) 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? (ATTMOR06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL260155.388794
584) (attmore_98) 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? (ATTMOR98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL257143.412457
585) (jointwor_06) Within the past twelve months, has your congregation participated in a joint worship service with any other congregation? (JNTWOR06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes16161.5
2) No9937.8
TOTAL262100.0
586) (jointwor_98) Within the past twelve months, has your congregation participated in a joint worship service with any other congregation? (JNTWOR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
1) Yes16061.1
2) No9737.0
TOTAL262100.0
587) (racewor_06) Were any of these services with congregations whose racial or ethnic make-up is different than your congregation's? (RACWOR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes7227.5
2) No18771.4
TOTAL262100.0
588) (racewor_98) Were any of these services with congregations whose racial or ethnic make-up is different than your congregation's? (RACWOR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
1) Yes8130.9
2) No17667.2
TOTAL262100.0
589) (jewwor_06) Were any of these services with Jewish congregations? (JEWWOR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
1) Yes155.7
2) No24292.4
TOTAL262100.0
590) (jewwor_98) Were any of these services with Jewish congregations? (JEWWOR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes249.2
2) No23388.9
TOTAL262100.0
591) (polopps_06) Within the past twelve months, have people at worship services been told of opportunities for political activity, including petition campaigns, lobbying, or demonstrating? (POLOPP06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes9335.5
2) No16864.1
TOTAL262100.0
592) (polopps_98) Within the past twelve months, have people at worship services been told of opportunities for political activity, including petition campaigns, lobbying, or demonstrating? (POLOPP98)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes9636.6
2) No16563.0
TOTAL262100.0
593) (testify_06) 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? (TESTIF06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20377.5
2) No5922.5
TOTAL262100.0
594) (testify_98) 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? (TESTIF98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19775.2
2) No6524.8
TOTAL262100.0
595) (tongues_06) Did people speak in tongues at any service within the past twelve months? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (TONGUE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data83.1
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes4015.3
2) No21280.9
TOTAL262100.0
596) (tongues_98) Did people speak in tongues at any service within the past twelve months? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (TONGUE98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data72.7
1) Yes4216.0
2) No21381.3
TOTAL262100.0
597) (inerrant_06) Does your congregation consider the Bible to be the literal and inerrant word of God? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (INERR06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data103.8
-1) Refused41.5
1) Yes15860.3
2) No9034.4
TOTAL262100.0
598) (inerrant_98) Does your congregation consider the Bible to be the literal and inerrant word of God? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (INERR98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data124.6
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes15258.0
2) No9737.0
TOTAL262100.0
599) (reled_06) Does your congregation have religious education classes for children, teens, or adults? (RELED06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes25396.6
2) No83.1
TOTAL262100.0
600) (reled_98) Does your congregation have religious education classes for children, teens, or adults? (RELED98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes25095.4
2) No114.2
TOTAL262100.0
601) (politics_06) 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? (POLITC06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes4918.7
2) No21180.5
TOTAL262100.0
602) (politics_98) 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? (POLITC98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3312.6
2) No22987.4
TOTAL262100.0
603) (books_06) 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? (BOOKS06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17165.3
2) No9134.7
TOTAL262100.0
604) (books_98) 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? (BOOKS98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11543.9
2) No14756.1
TOTAL262100.0
605) (parents_06) 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? (PARENT06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes15759.9
2) No10439.7
TOTAL262100.0
606) (parents_98) 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? (PARENT98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16362.2
2) No9937.8
TOTAL262100.0
607) (voterreg_06) 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? (VOTERR06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused31.1
1) Yes6826.0
2) No19172.9
TOTAL262100.0
608) (voterreg_98) 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? (VOTERR98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3312.6
2) No22987.4
TOTAL262100.0
609) (lrnengl_06) 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? (LRNENG06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3714.1
2) No22585.9
TOTAL262100.0
610) (lrnengl_98) 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? (LRNENG98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3413.0
2) No22887.0
TOTAL262100.0
611) (sprgifts_06) 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? (SPRGFT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes3312.6
2) No22786.6
TOTAL262100.0
612) (sprgifts_98) 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? (SPRGFT98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4617.6
2) No21682.4
TOTAL262100.0
613) (newmems_06) 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? (NEWMEM06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19976.0
2) No6324.0
TOTAL262100.0
614) (newmems_98) 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? (NEWMEM98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes20678.6
2) No5420.6
TOTAL262100.0
615) (train_06) 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? (TRAIN06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes17165.3
2) No9034.4
TOTAL262100.0
616) (train_98) 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? (TRAIN98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes17767.6
2) No8432.1
TOTAL262100.0
617) (othtrad_06) 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? (OTHTRD06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10640.5
2) No15659.5
TOTAL262100.0
618) (othtrad_98) 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? (OTHTRD98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes8231.3
2) No17968.3
TOTAL262100.0
619) (assess_06) 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? (ASSESS06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14756.1
2) No11543.9
TOTAL262100.0
620) (assess_98) 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? (ASSESS98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes12246.6
2) No13953.1
TOTAL262100.0
621) (lobby_06) 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? (LOBBY06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4717.9
2) No21582.1
TOTAL262100.0
622) (lobby_98) 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? (LOBBY98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes3513.4
2) No22686.3
TOTAL262100.0
623) (march_06) 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? (MARCH06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4717.9
2) No21582.1
TOTAL262100.0
624) (march_98) 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? (MARCH98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes4918.7
2) No21280.9
TOTAL262100.0
625) (votrguid_06) Have voter guides been distributed through your congregation within the past two years? (VOTRGD06)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes7729.4
2) No18470.2
TOTAL262100.0
626) (votrguid_98) Have voter guides ever been distributed to people through your congregation? (VOTRGD98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes7127.1
2) No18972.1
TOTAL262100.0
627) (vgauthr1_06) Who wrote or produced the voter guide that was distributed? (FIRST MENTION) (VGAU1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data18871.8
-2) Don't know31.1
-1) Refused155.7
1) City, county, or state government20.8
2) Candidate or political party, unspecified10.4
3) Church member, clergy or other congregation41.5
4) Local council of churches, or ecumenical organization10.4
5) Pro-life groups10.4
6) League of Women Voters62.3
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)155.7
12) Christian Coalition31.1
13) 700 Club/Pat Robertson10.4
14) Focus on the Family/Dr. James Dobson31.1
16) Citizens for Traditional Values and/or Lou Sheldon10.4
17) Family Forum (Michigan)10.4
18) Regional church office, unspecified denomination10.4
19) Other114.2
20) Can't tell10.4
23) [Colorado for] Family Values; [Florida] Family Council (i.e. "Family" organization)41.5
TOTAL262100.0
628) (vgauthr1_98) Who wrote or produced the voter guide that was distributed? (FIRST MENTION) (VGAU1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data19172.9
-2) Don't know228.4
1) City, county, or state government51.9
2) Candidate or political party, unspecified20.8
3) Church member, clergy or other congregation20.8
4) Local council of churches, or ecumenical organization10.4
5) Pro-life groups20.8
6) League of Women Voters72.7
7) NAACP10.4
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)51.9
10) Citizens Concerned for the Constitution10.4
12) Christian Coalition114.2
13) 700 Club/Pat Robertson10.4
14) Focus on the Family/Dr. James Dobson10.4
17) Family Forum (Michigan)10.4
18) Regional church office, unspecified denomination20.8
19) Other41.5
20) Can't tell20.8
21) Common Cause10.4
TOTAL262100.0
629) (haveschl_06) Does your congregation have an elementary or high school? (HAVSCH06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4918.7
2) No21381.3
TOTAL262100.0
630) (haveschl_98) Does your congregation have an elementary or high school? (HAVSCH98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes5721.8
2) No20377.5
TOTAL262100.0
631) (soclserv_06) 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. (SOCSRV06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18169.1
2) No8130.9
TOTAL262100.0
632) (soclserv_98) 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. (SOCSRV98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes20377.5
2) No5822.1
TOTAL262100.0
633) (collbus98) Collaborated with business on social service projects (COLBUS98)
TOTAL%
0) No21595.6
1) Yes104.4
Missing37 
TOTAL225100.0
634) (collcong98) Collaborated with other congregations on social service projects (COLCON98)
TOTAL%
0) No13359.1
1) Yes9240.9
Missing37 
TOTAL225100.0
635) (collden98) Collaborated with a denominational organization on social service projects (COLDEN98)
TOTAL%
0) No20892.4
1) Yes177.6
Missing37 
TOTAL225100.0
636) (collgovt98) Collaborated with government on social service projects (COLGOV98)
TOTAL%
0) No19486.2
1) Yes3113.8
Missing37 
TOTAL225100.0
637) (collnp98) Collaborated with a non-profit on social service projects (COLLNP98)
TOTAL%
0) No13760.9
1) Yes8839.1
Missing37 
TOTAL225100.0
638) (colloth98) Collaborated with another kind of organization on social service projects (COLOTH98)
TOTAL%
0) No17276.4
1) Yes5323.6
Missing37 
TOTAL225100.0
639) (collrel98) Collaborated with another religious organization on social service projects (COLREL98)
TOTAL%
0) No16472.9
1) Yes6127.1
Missing37 
TOTAL225100.0
640) (collschl98) Collaborated with an educational institution on social service projects (COLSCH98)
TOTAL%
0) No21294.2
1) Yes135.8
Missing37 
TOTAL225100.0
641) (nocoll98) Did not collaborate on social services projects (NOCOLL98)
TOTAL%
-3) -33714.1
0) No16763.7
1) Yes5822.1
TOTAL262100.0
642) (collbus06) Collaborated with business on social service projects (COLBUS06)
TOTAL%
0) No25195.8
1) Yes114.2
TOTAL262100.0
643) (collcong06) Collaborated with other congregations on social service projects (COLCON06)
TOTAL%
0) No17466.4
1) Yes8833.6
TOTAL262100.0
644) (collden06) Collaborated with a denominational organization on social service projects (COLDEN06)
TOTAL%
0) No23790.5
1) Yes259.5
TOTAL262100.0
645) (collgovt06) Collaborated with government on social service projects (COLGOV06)
TOTAL%
0) No23489.3
1) Yes2810.7
TOTAL262100.0
646) (collnp06) Collaborated with a non-profit on social service projects (COLLNP06)
TOTAL%
0) No18269.5
1) Yes8030.5
TOTAL262100.0
647) (colloth06) Collaborated with another kind of organization on social service projects (COLOTH06)
TOTAL%
0) No22585.9
1) Yes3714.1
TOTAL262100.0
648) (collrel06) Collaborated with another religious organization on social service projects (COLREL06)
TOTAL%
0) No21280.9
1) Yes5019.1
TOTAL262100.0
649) (collschl06) Collaborated with an educational institution on social service projects (COLSCH06)
TOTAL%
0) No24593.5
1) Yes176.5
TOTAL262100.0
650) (nocoll06) Did not collaborate on social services projects (NOCOLL06)
TOTAL%
0) No18771.4
1) Yes7528.6
TOTAL262100.0
651) (policy_06) Does your congregation have a policy against receiving funds from local, state, or federal government? (POLICY06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data93.4
-1) Refused62.3
1) Yes4918.7
2) No19875.6
TOTAL262100.0
652) (policy_98) Does your congregation have a policy against receiving funds from local, state, or federal government? (POLICY98)
TOTAL%
-2) Don't know135.2
1) Yes3413.7
2) No20181.0
Missing14 
TOTAL248100.0
653) (applygov_06) Do you think your congregation would apply for government money to support your human services programs if it was available? (APPGOV06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data114.2
-1) Refused124.6
1) Yes11845.0
2) No12146.2
TOTAL262100.0
654) (applygov_98) Do you think your congregation would apply for government money to support your human services programs if it was available? (APPGOV98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-2) Don't know239.8
1) Yes11147.2
2) No10042.6
Missing27 
TOTAL235100.0
655) (speakrs1_06) 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? (SPKR1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes22987.4
2) No3212.2
TOTAL262100.0
656) (speakrs1_98) 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? (SPKR1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes23589.7
2) No238.8
TOTAL262100.0
657) (spkgov_06) Were any of these visiting speakers elected government officials? (SPGOV06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes3212.2
2) No22987.4
TOTAL262100.0
658) (spkgov_98) Were any of these visiting speakers elected government officials? (SPGOV98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes3312.6
2) No22686.6
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
659) (spdenom_06) Were any of these visiting speakers official representatives of your denomination or religious group? (SPDENM06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes17165.3
2) No9034.4
TOTAL262100.0
660) (spdenom_98) Were any of these visiting speakers official representatives of your denomination or religious group? (SPDENM98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes17567.0
2) No8532.6
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
661) (spsocsrv_06) Were any of these visiting speakers representatives of social service organizations in your community? (SPSOCS06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes11945.4
2) No14153.8
TOTAL262100.0
662) (spsocsrv_98) Were any of these visiting speakers representatives of social service organizations in your community? (SPSOCS98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
-2) Don't know10.4
1) Yes11744.8
2) No14053.6
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
663) (spcand_06) Were any of these visiting speakers someone running for office? (SPCAND06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes166.1
2) No24593.5
TOTAL262100.0
664) (spcand_98) Were any of these visiting speakers someone running for office? (SPCAND98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes166.1
2) No24393.1
Missing1 
TOTAL261100.0
665) (email_06) Does your congregation use electronic mail to communicate with members? (EMAIL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes20076.3
2) No6123.3
TOTAL262100.0
666) (email_98) Does your congregation use electronic mail to communicate with members? (EMAIL98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
1) Yes8231.3
2) No17767.6
TOTAL262100.0
667) (website_06) Does your congregation have a website on the Internet? (WEBSTE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes20176.7
2) No6022.9
TOTAL262100.0
668) (website_98) Does your congregation have a website on the Internet? (WEBSTE98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes7327.9
2) No18871.8
TOTAL262100.0
669) (consult1_06) 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? (CNST1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused41.5
1) Yes12246.6
2) No13551.5
TOTAL262100.0
670) (consult1_98) 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? (CNST1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes11042.0
2) No15057.3
TOTAL262100.0
671) (service1_06) What services did you use, beginning with the most important? (FIRST MENTION) (SRVC1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data14053.4
-1) Refused20.8
1) Congregational growth62.3
2) Personnel/staff/leadership training238.8
3) Financial/management issues228.4
4) Building/facilities issues62.3
5) Other3011.5
6) Education/training for congregation members103.8
7) Strategic planning197.3
8) Computing and IT41.5
TOTAL262100.0
672) (service1_98) What [three most important] services did you use? (FIRST MENTION) (SRVC1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data15258.7
1) Congregational growth83.1
2) Personnel/staff/leadership training114.2
3) Financial/management issues2810.8
4) Building/facilities issues207.7
5) Other259.7
6) Education/training for congregation members103.9
7) Strategic planning31.2
8) Computing and IT20.8
Missing3 
TOTAL259100.0
673) (service2_06) What services did you use, beginning with the most important? (SECOND MENTION) (SRVC2_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20377.5
1) Congregational growth62.3
2) Personnel/staff/leadership training51.9
3) Financial/management issues114.2
4) Building/facilities issues83.1
5) Other218.0
6) Education/training for congregation members62.3
7) Strategic planning10.4
8) Computing and IT10.4
TOTAL262100.0
674) (service2_98) What [three most important] services did you use? (SECOND MENTION) (SRVC2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data15271.7
1) Congregational growth52.4
2) Personnel/staff/leadership training31.4
3) Financial/management issues115.2
4) Building/facilities issues94.2
5) Other2612.3
6) Education/training for congregation members62.8
Missing50 
TOTAL212100.0
675) (service3_06) What services did you use, beginning with the most important? (THIRD MENTION) (SRVC3_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data23087.8
1) Congregational growth41.5
2) Personnel/staff/leadership training31.1
3) Financial/management issues10.4
4) Building/facilities issues10.4
5) Other207.6
6) Education/training for congregation members20.8
7) Strategic planning10.4
TOTAL262100.0
676) (service3_98) What [three most important] services did you use? (THIRD MENTION) (SRVC3_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data15282.6
1) Congregational growth31.6
3) Financial/management issues10.5
4) Building/facilities issues63.3
5) Other168.7
6) Education/training for congregation members52.7
8) Computing and IT10.5
Missing78 
TOTAL184100.0
677) (budget_06) Does your congregation operate with a formal, written annual budget? (BUDGET06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-2) Don't know10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes23790.5
2) No228.4
TOTAL262100.0
678) (budget_98) Does your congregation operate with a formal, written annual budget? (BUDGET98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-2) Don't know10.4
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes22284.7
2) No3613.7
TOTAL262100.0
679) (income_06) What is the total amount of money your congregation received in income from all sources during your most recent fiscal year? (INCOME06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262718991.3091635147
680) (income_98) What is the total amount of money your congregation received in income from all sources during your most recent fiscal year? (INCOME98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262571248.9621380513
681) (incind_06) Of this amount, how much came from individuals' donations, dues, or contributions? (INCIND06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262607467.0331466088
682) (incind_98) Of this amount, how much came from individuals' donations, dues, or contributions? (INCIND98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262410376.065879800
683) (incbldg1_06) During your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation receive any income from the sale or rent of your building or property? (INCB1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-1) Refused51.9
1) Yes8432.1
2) No17165.3
TOTAL262100.0
684) (incbldg1_98) During your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation receive any income from the sale or rent of your building or property? (INCB1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-2) Don't know10.4
-1) Refused31.1
1) Yes9435.9
2) No16261.8
TOTAL262100.0
685) (incbldg2_06) During your most recent fiscal year, how much money did your congregation receive from the sale or rent of your building or property? (INCB2_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
-2) Don't know31.1
-1) Refused124.6
0) 017165.3
.5) 10.4
2) 210.4
50) 5010.4
100) 10010.4
170) 17010.4
200) 20010.4
300) 30010.4
400) 40010.4
500) 50010.4
675) 67510.4
1000) 100051.9
1200) 120020.8
2000) 200062.3
2500) 250010.4
3000) 300051.9
4000) 400010.4
5000) 500031.1
5400) 540010.4
5600) 560010.4
5610) 561010.4
7000) 700010.4
8000) 800020.8
10000) 1000041.5
11400) 1140010.4
12000) 1200010.4
14000) 1400010.4
14500) 1450010.4
15000) 1500031.1
17000) 1700010.4
18000) 1800010.4
20000) 2000041.5
22000) 2200010.4
25000) 2500010.4
30000) 3000020.8
40000) 4000020.8
45000) 4500010.4
50000) 5000031.1
54000) 5400010.4
60000) 6000010.4
75000) 7500010.4
200000) 20000010.4
720000) 72000010.4
TOTAL262100.0
686) (incbldg2_98) During your most recent fiscal year, how much money did your congregation receive from the sale or rent of your building or property? (INCB2_98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25817477.783200199
687) (spend_06) 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? (SPEND06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262688578.7971553722
688) (spend_98) 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? (SPEND98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262460200.931856064
689) (spndden1_06) In your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation give any money to your denomination or convention? (SPDD1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
-2) Don't know31.1
-1) Refused51.9
1) Yes21180.5
2) No3814.5
TOTAL262100.0
690) (spndden1_98) In your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation give any money to your denomination or convention? (SPDD1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-2) Don't know20.8
-1) Refused62.3
1) Yes21682.4
2) No3613.7
TOTAL262100.0
691) (spndden2_06) In your most recent fiscal year, how much money did your congregation give to your denomination or convention? (SPDD2_06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26246395.493110868
692) (spndden2_98) In your most recent fiscal year, how much money did your congregation give to your denomination or convention? (SPDD2_98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25441471.98144274
693) (endow_06) Does your congregation have an endowment, savings account, or other reserve fund? (ENDOW06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
-2) Don't know20.8
-1) Refused72.7
1) Yes18972.1
2) No6022.9
TOTAL262100.0
694) (endow_98) Does your congregation have an endowment, savings account, or other reserve fund? (ENDOW98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data31.1
-2) Don't know20.8
-1) Refused41.5
1) Yes18771.4
2) No6625.2
TOTAL262100.0
695) (endowamt_06) How much money does your congregation have in an endowment, savings account, or other reserve fund? (ENDAMT06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262341068.2761684780
696) (endowamt_98) How much money does your congregation have in an endowment, savings account, or other reserve fund? (ENDAMT98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL256272044.9381455351
697) (fempct_06) Thinking again of these [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percent would you say are female? (FEMPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 10.4
7.5) 10.4
40) 41.6
45) 10.4
50) 4517.4
52) 31.2
54) 10.4
55) 249.3
55.5555555555556) 10.4
56) 10.4
58) 31.2
60) 8934.5
61.5384615384615) 20.8
62) 10.4
62.5) 20.8
63) 31.2
65) 155.8
67) 10.4
68) 20.8
70) 2710.5
71.4285714285714) 10.4
75) 155.8
78) 10.4
80) 62.3
81.8181818181818) 10.4
85) 41.6
89.8550724637681) 10.4
90) 10.4
97) 10.4
Missing4 
TOTAL258100.0
698) (fempct_98) Thinking again of these [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percent would you say are female? (FEMPCT98)
TOTAL%
2.5) 10.4
40) 31.2
45) 10.4
49) 10.4
50) 5521.7
52) 20.8
53) 10.4
54) 10.4
55) 2911.5
55.5555555555556) 10.4
58) 20.8
58.3333333333333) 10.4
58.8235294117647) 10.4
60) 8533.6
62.5) 10.4
65) 2811.1
66) 20.8
70) 93.6
72) 10.4
75) 104.0
80) 72.8
85) 10.4
88.5714285714285) 10.4
90) 52.0
95) 31.2
98) 10.4
Missing9 
TOTAL253100.0
699) (bapct_06) About what percentage would you say have four-year degrees or more? (BAPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 10.4
1) 31.3
2) 10.4
3) 52.1
4) 10.4
5) 125.0
6.66666666666667) 10.4
8) 10.4
10) 156.3
15) 166.7
19) 10.4
20) 166.7
22) 20.8
24.390243902439) 10.4
25) 104.2
26.6666666666667) 10.4
30) 156.3
33.3333333333333) 10.4
35) 52.1
40) 198.0
43) 10.4
45) 72.9
47) 10.4
50) 3213.4
51) 10.4
60) 114.6
65) 31.3
67) 20.8
70) 135.5
75) 41.7
77) 20.8
80) 135.5
85) 72.9
90) 93.8
92.3076923076923) 10.4
95) 20.8
96) 20.8
Missing24 
TOTAL238100.0
700) (bapct_98) About what percentage would you say have four-year degrees or more? (BAPCT98)
TOTAL%
0) 10.4
1) 31.3
2) 31.3
2.35294117647059) 10.4
2.85714285714286) 10.4
3) 20.9
5) 83.4
6) 10.4
8) 20.9
10) 2510.8
12) 10.4
13.8888888888889) 10.4
15) 62.6
16) 10.4
16.6666666666667) 10.4
17.5) 10.4
20) 229.5
23) 10.4
25) 135.6
28) 10.4
30) 198.2
32) 10.4
33) 31.3
33.3333333333333) 20.9
35) 52.2
38) 10.4
40) 166.9
45) 31.3
50) 229.5
55) 10.4
60) 125.2
65) 62.6
66) 20.9
68) 10.4
70) 52.2
75) 93.9
80) 135.6
85) 62.6
90) 52.2
95) 31.3
98) 10.4
100) 10.4
Missing30 
TOTAL232100.0
701) (gt60pct_06) Of the regular adult participants, about what percentage would you say are over sixty years old? (GT60PC06)
TOTAL%
1) 10.4
2) 20.8
5) 93.5
6.66666666666667) 10.4
8) 10.4
9.75609756097561) 10.4
10) 218.1
12.5) 10.4
15) 135.0
15.3846153846154) 10.4
16.6666666666667) 10.4
17.8571428571429) 10.4
20) 218.1
22.7272727272727) 10.4
23) 10.4
25) 218.1
27) 31.2
30) 2911.2
30.7692307692308) 10.4
33) 31.2
35) 114.3
38.961038961039) 10.4
40) 238.9
42.8571428571429) 10.4
45) 72.7
50) 2810.9
55) 62.3
57) 20.8
58) 10.4
60) 135.0
65) 72.7
67) 10.4
70) 62.3
75) 93.5
80) 41.6
85) 20.8
90) 20.8
100) 10.4
Missing4 
TOTAL258100.0
702) (gt60pct_98) Of the regular adult participants, about what percentage would you say are over sixty years old? (GT60PC98)
TOTAL%
0) 10.4
.05) 10.4
.875) 10.4
1) 10.4
1.11111111111111) 10.4
2) 52.0
3) 31.2
5) 93.5
7) 20.8
7.69230769230769) 10.4
8) 72.7
9.33333333333333) 10.4
10) 249.4
11) 10.4
11.1111111111111) 10.4
12) 20.8
15) 218.2
16) 10.4
20) 2811.0
22) 10.4
22.7272727272727) 10.4
24) 10.4
25) 218.2
29.4117647058824) 10.4
30) 3112.2
32) 10.4
33) 41.6
33.3333333333333) 10.4
35) 155.9
40) 187.1
44) 10.4
45) 31.2
48.5714285714285) 10.4
50) 166.3
55) 20.8
55.5555555555556) 10.4
60) 103.9
65) 31.2
70) 41.6
75) 41.6
80) 20.8
94.4444444444444) 10.4
100) 10.4
Missing7 
TOTAL255100.0
703) (lt35pct_06) What percentage of the regular adult participants would you say are under thirty-five years old? (LT35PC06)
TOTAL%
0) 31.2
1) 20.8
2) 31.2
3) 20.8
4) 10.4
5) 72.7
7.69230769230769) 10.4
8) 10.4
10) 218.2
13) 20.8
14) 10.4
15) 238.9
18.1818181818182) 10.4
19) 10.4
20) 5521.4
22) 20.8
23) 20.8
25) 259.7
28) 20.8
30) 3413.2
33) 10.4
33.3333333333333) 10.4
35) 145.4
35.7142857142857) 10.4
37.5) 10.4
38.8888888888889) 10.4
40) 166.2
42) 10.4
42.8571428571429) 10.4
45) 41.6
50) 135.1
51.9480519480519) 10.4
60) 83.1
61.5384615384615) 10.4
80) 10.4
90) 31.2
Missing5 
TOTAL257100.0
704) (lt35pct_98) What percentage of the regular adult participants would you say are under thirty-five years old? (LT35PC98)
TOTAL%
0) 20.8
2.22222222222222) 10.4
4.16666666666667) 10.4
5) 52.0
6) 10.4
8) 20.8
10) 124.7
12) 20.8
13.3333333333333) 10.4
15) 207.9
16.6666666666667) 20.8
20) 4216.6
20.8333333333333) 10.4
23.5294117647059) 10.4
25) 2710.7
30) 4317.0
33) 41.6
35) 187.1
37) 10.4
40) 249.5
44.6666666666667) 10.4
45) 62.4
48) 10.4
50) 207.9
55) 10.4
55.5555555555556) 10.4
60) 72.8
65) 10.4
70) 31.2
95) 10.4
100) 10.4
Missing9 
TOTAL253100.0
705) (shrtdpct_06) What percent would you say live within a ten-minute drive of the place where you meet? (SHDPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 20.8
1) 10.4
2) 10.4
5) 41.6
9) 10.4
10) 103.9
15) 72.7
20) 114.3
21.1538461538462) 10.4
25) 93.5
27) 10.4
30) 93.5
30.7692307692308) 10.4
33) 20.8
35) 31.2
40) 72.7
45) 20.8
50) 239.0
60) 145.5
65) 41.6
66.6666666666667) 10.4
67) 10.4
68) 10.4
68.1818181818182) 10.4
70) 197.4
75) 2710.5
78) 20.8
80) 3011.7
85) 93.5
90) 239.0
92.3076923076923) 10.4
93.3333333333333) 10.4
95) 103.9
98) 20.8
99) 20.8
100) 135.1
Missing6 
TOTAL256100.0
706) (shrtdpct_98) What percent would you say live within a ten-minute drive of the place where you meet? (SHDPCT98)
TOTAL%
0) 62.3
1) 10.4
2) 20.8
3) 10.4
5) 72.7
9.83606557377049) 10.4
10) 72.7
11) 10.4
12) 10.4
15) 10.4
20) 124.7
25) 62.3
30) 166.3
33) 10.4
35) 41.6
39) 10.4
40) 145.5
45) 41.6
50) 2710.5
55) 31.2
60) 145.5
65) 31.2
66.6666666666667) 10.4
69.4444444444444) 10.4
70) 207.8
73.5294117647059) 10.4
75) 197.4
79) 10.4
80) 3212.5
85) 93.5
90) 187.0
91.4285714285714) 10.4
95) 31.2
98) 20.8
99) 20.8
100) 135.1
Missing6 
TOTAL256100.0
707) (longdpct_06) What percent live more than a thirty-minute drive away? (LGDPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 4618.0
1) 166.3
1.81818181818182) 10.4
2) 114.3
3) 31.2
4) 10.4
4.44444444444444) 10.4
5) 5019.5
6) 10.4
6.66666666666667) 10.4
7) 20.8
7.5) 10.4
7.69230769230769) 10.4
8) 10.4
10) 4116.0
12.5) 10.4
15) 187.0
20) 187.0
25) 114.3
30) 72.7
35) 10.4
40) 31.2
50) 20.8
60) 10.4
70) 31.2
76.9230769230769) 10.4
80) 41.6
85) 31.2
90) 41.6
95) 10.4
100) 10.4
Missing6 
TOTAL256100.0
708) (longdpct_98) What percent live more than a thirty-minute drive away? (LGDPCT98)
TOTAL%
0) 6324.8
1) 145.5
1.14942528735632) 10.4
1.38888888888889) 10.4
2) 187.1
2.18181818181818) 10.4
2.4) 10.4
3) 20.8
5) 3212.6
7) 20.8
8) 10.4
10) 3413.4
13) 10.4
15) 155.9
18) 10.4
20) 103.9
25) 72.8
28) 10.4
30) 72.8
33) 10.4
34) 10.4
40) 62.4
48) 10.4
50) 83.1
57) 10.4
60) 72.8
70) 20.8
72) 10.4
74) 10.4
75) 31.2
88) 10.4
90) 31.2
95) 31.2
100) 31.2
Missing8 
TOTAL254100.0
709) (poorpct_06) Of the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percent would you say live in households with income under $25,000 a year? (POORPC06)
TOTAL%
0) 146.4
1) 73.2
2) 31.4
2.5) 10.5
3) 83.6
3.84615384615385) 10.5
5) 3415.5
7) 31.4
8) 20.9
10) 5123.2
12) 10.5
13) 10.5
15) 167.3
15.5555555555556) 10.5
17) 10.5
18) 20.9
20) 156.8
25) 209.1
28) 10.5
30) 104.5
35) 10.5
40) 94.1
45) 10.5
45.4545454545455) 10.5
50) 52.3
60) 20.9
65) 20.9
70) 10.5
75) 20.9
80) 10.5
85) 10.5
90) 20.9
Missing42 
TOTAL220100.0
710) (poorpct_98) Of the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percent would you say live in households with income under $25,000 a year? (POORPC98)
TOTAL%
0) 94.0
.05) 10.4
1) 73.1
2) 52.2
3.33333333333333) 10.4
5) 3013.3
6.94444444444444) 10.4
7) 10.4
8) 20.9
10) 3415.1
12) 10.4
14.2857142857143) 10.4
15) 219.3
16) 10.4
17) 20.9
20) 3013.3
25) 94.0
30) 2410.7
33.3333333333333) 10.4
35) 20.9
40) 83.6
45) 10.4
50) 104.4
60) 83.6
65) 20.9
70) 31.3
80) 20.9
90) 31.3
95) 20.9
99) 10.4
100) 20.9
Missing37 
TOTAL225100.0
711) (richpct_06) What percent would you say live in households with income higher than $100,000 a year? (RICHPC06)
TOTAL%
0) 3414.8
.1) 10.4
.615384615384615) 10.4
1) 93.9
2) 83.5
3) 73.1
4) 10.4
5) 2510.9
5.71428571428571) 10.4
7) 20.9
7.27272727272727) 10.4
8) 20.9
10) 3515.3
12) 31.3
15) 146.1
15.3846153846154) 10.4
20) 229.6
25) 83.5
27) 10.4
28) 10.4
30) 114.8
33) 10.4
35) 10.4
40) 93.9
45) 20.9
50) 146.1
55) 10.4
60) 62.6
65) 20.9
70) 20.9
75) 20.9
80) 10.4
Missing33 
TOTAL229100.0
712) (richpct_98) What percent would you say live in households with income higher than $100,000 a year? (RICHPC98)
TOTAL%
0) 4318.8
4.58715596330275E-02) 10.4
.884955752212389) 10.4
1) 187.9
1.11111111111111) 10.4
1.72413793103448) 10.4
2) 177.4
2.22222222222222) 10.4
3) 52.2
4) 52.2
4.59770114942529) 10.4
5) 3515.3
7) 10.4
7.5) 10.4
8) 10.4
10) 3414.8
15) 114.8
20) 167.0
25) 73.1
30) 73.1
33) 10.4
35) 20.9
40) 31.3
50) 31.3
60) 41.7
69.4444444444444) 10.4
70) 31.3
75) 20.9
80) 20.9
90) 10.4
Missing33 
TOTAL229100.0
713) (whitepct_06) What percent of the regular adult participants in your congregation are white and non-Hispanic? (WHTPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 166.2
.153846153846154) 10.4
1) 93.5
1.81818181818182) 10.4
2) 10.4
3) 20.8
5) 41.6
10) 20.8
15) 31.2
20) 10.4
23) 10.4
25) 20.8
30) 10.4
33.3333333333333) 10.4
35) 10.4
40) 31.2
43) 10.4
45) 31.2
50) 51.9
55) 10.4
60) 83.1
65) 31.2
70) 41.6
71.1111111111111) 10.4
75) 51.9
80) 135.0
85) 72.7
90) 2911.2
90.9090909090909) 10.4
93) 20.8
94) 20.8
95) 3011.6
96) 31.2
96.6666666666667) 10.4
97) 62.3
98) 207.8
99) 238.9
100) 4115.9
Missing4 
TOTAL258100.0
714) (whitepct_98) What percent of the regular adult participants in your congregation are white and non-Hispanic? (WHTPCT98)
TOTAL%
0) 176.6
.133333333333333) 10.4
.4) 10.4
.5) 10.4
.526315789473684) 10.4
.727272727272727) 10.4
1) 41.6
1.54440154440154) 10.4
2) 20.8
2.08333333333333) 10.4
3.125) 10.4
4) 10.4
5) 10.4
9) 10.4
10) 31.2
20) 31.2
25) 10.4
30) 10.4
40) 41.6
45) 10.4
50) 41.6
55) 10.4
60) 20.8
62) 10.4
65) 31.2
70) 20.8
75) 52.0
80) 103.9
85) 41.6
88) 10.4
90) 187.0
90.2777777777778) 10.4
93) 31.2
95) 3011.7
96) 31.2
97) 72.7
98) 249.4
98.6486486486486) 10.4
99) 3112.1
99.5) 10.4
99.9) 20.8
100) 5521.5
Missing6 
TOTAL256100.0
715) (blackpct_06) What percent are Black or African American? (BLKPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 8131.4
.076103500761035) 10.4
.1) 10.4
.125) 10.4
.285714285714286) 20.8
.333333333333333) 10.4
.444444444444444) 10.4
1) 4718.2
1.45454545454545) 10.4
1.66666666666667) 10.4
2) 207.8
2.8) 10.4
3) 83.1
3.33333333333333) 10.4
4) 41.6
5) 218.1
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
8) 31.2
9) 10.4
10) 93.5
13) 10.4
15) 62.3
17) 10.4
20) 31.2
25) 10.4
30) 62.3
33.3333333333333) 10.4
40) 10.4
45) 10.4
60) 20.8
75) 10.4
90) 20.8
95) 20.8
98) 10.4
99) 83.1
100) 145.4
Missing4 
TOTAL258100.0
716) (blackpct_98) What percent are Black or African American? (BLKPCT98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25513.57130
717) (latinpct_06) What percent are Hispanic or Latino? (LATPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 9938.2
.275862068965517) 10.4
.363636363636364) 10.4
.4) 10.4
.533333333333333) 10.4
.571428571428571) 10.4
.60882800608828) 10.4
.666666666666667) 10.4
1) 4316.6
1.42857142857143) 10.4
1.66666666666667) 10.4
1.81818181818182) 10.4
2) 207.7
2.33333333333333) 10.4
2.5) 10.4
3) 83.1
4) 31.2
5) 238.9
5.5) 10.4
6) 10.4
7) 31.2
8) 10.4
9) 10.4
10) 83.1
11) 10.4
12) 10.4
15) 62.3
17) 10.4
19) 10.4
20) 10.4
23) 10.4
25) 51.9
30) 20.8
33.3333333333333) 10.4
35) 10.4
40) 10.4
44.4444444444444) 10.4
50) 20.8
55) 20.8
60) 20.8
66.6666666666667) 10.4
70) 10.4
90) 10.4
95) 10.4
99) 10.4
100) 20.8
Missing3 
TOTAL259100.0
718) (latinpct_98) What percent are Hispanic or Latino? (LATPCT98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2565.08714
719) (asianpct_06) What percent are Asian or Pacific Islander? (ASNPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 13652.9
.133333333333333) 10.4
.285714285714286) 10.4
.307692307692308) 10.4
.333333333333333) 10.4
.363636363636364) 10.4
.4) 20.8
1) 3413.2
1.2) 10.4
1.33333333333333) 10.4
2) 249.3
2.22222222222222) 10.4
3) 72.7
3.0441400304414) 10.4
3.84615384615385) 10.4
4) 31.2
5) 145.4
5.5) 10.4
6.66666666666667) 10.4
7.5) 10.4
8) 10.4
8.33333333333333) 10.4
9) 10.4
10) 114.3
17) 10.4
20) 20.8
23) 10.4
45) 10.4
51) 10.4
60) 10.4
65) 10.4
99) 10.4
100) 10.4
Missing5 
TOTAL257100.0
720) (asianpct_98) What percent are Asian or Pacific Islander? (ASNPCT98)
TOTAL%
0) 13354.1
.001) 10.4
.08) 10.4
.1) 20.8
.133333333333333) 10.4
.142857142857143) 10.4
.15) 10.4
.153846153846154) 10.4
.181818181818182) 20.8
.2) 10.4
.3) 10.4
.4) 10.4
.416666666666667) 10.4
.434782608695652) 10.4
.450958286358512) 10.4
.5) 41.6
.571428571428571) 10.4
.666666666666667) 10.4
.8) 10.4
1) 3112.6
1.09090909090909) 10.4
1.11111111111111) 10.4
1.14285714285714) 10.4
1.14942528735632) 10.4
1.15384615384615) 10.4
1.37931034482759) 10.4
1.38888888888889) 10.4
1.66666666666667) 20.8
1.81818181818182) 10.4
2) 62.4
2.4) 20.8
2.5) 10.4
3) 62.4
4) 20.8
5) 156.1
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
9) 10.4
10) 31.2
20) 10.4
25) 10.4
29.126213592233) 10.4
33) 10.4
34) 10.4
49) 10.4
50) 10.4
80) 10.4
97.96) 10.4
100) 20.8
Missing16 
TOTAL246100.0
721) (immpct_06) 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? (IMMPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 12250.2
.133333333333333) 10.4
.181818181818182) 10.4
.857142857142857) 10.4
1) 3213.2
1.42857142857143) 10.4
1.53846153846154) 20.8
2) 2711.1
2.5) 10.4
2.8) 10.4
3) 83.3
4) 52.1
5) 156.2
6.25) 10.4
8) 20.8
10) 72.9
13) 10.4
13.6363636363636) 10.4
15) 31.2
17) 10.4
20) 41.6
30) 31.2
40) 10.4
50) 10.4
95) 10.4
Missing19 
TOTAL243100.0
722) (immpct_98) 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? (IMMPCT98)
TOTAL%
0) 13656.0
.225479143179256) 10.4
.4) 20.8
.416666666666667) 10.4
.5) 41.6
.6) 10.4
.757575757575757) 10.4
.8) 10.4
.909090909090909) 10.4
1) 2911.9
1.05263157894737) 10.4
1.11111111111111) 10.4
1.14285714285714) 10.4
1.2) 10.4
1.5) 10.4
1.63934426229508) 10.4
2) 104.1
2.5) 10.4
3) 72.9
3.92156862745098) 10.4
4) 10.4
5) 145.8
5.54545454545455) 10.4
6.94444444444444) 10.4
7) 20.8
9.70873786407767) 10.4
10) 62.5
15) 10.4
20) 20.8
25) 41.6
30) 20.8
35) 10.4
50) 10.4
65) 10.4
96) 10.4
100) 20.8
Missing19 
TOTAL243100.0
723) (tfampct_06) 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? (TFMPCT06)
TOTAL%
0) 41.6
1.42857142857143) 10.4
2) 20.8
3.33333333333333) 10.4
5) 72.9
6) 10.4
6.25) 10.4
7.5) 10.4
9.09090909090909) 10.4
10) 124.9
12) 10.4
13) 10.4
14.5454545454545) 10.4
15) 31.2
20) 187.3
23.0769230769231) 10.4
25) 156.1
26) 10.4
28) 20.8
30) 176.9
35) 104.1
37) 10.4
40) 2711.0
45) 52.0
46.1538461538462) 10.4
50) 3815.5
55) 31.2
60) 156.1
62.4375) 10.4
62.5) 10.4
65) 31.2
70) 156.1
75) 93.7
80) 135.3
85) 20.8
90) 83.3
95) 10.4
99) 10.4
Missing17 
TOTAL245100.0
724) (tfampct_98) 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? (TFMPCT98)
TOTAL%
0) 41.7
1) 20.8
2) 20.8
4) 10.4
5) 20.8
6) 10.4
8) 20.8
10) 104.2
12) 10.4
14.2857142857143) 10.4
15) 20.8
17.2413793103448) 10.4
18) 10.4
18.4466019417476) 10.4
20) 93.8
22.2222222222222) 10.4
23.5294117647059) 10.4
24) 20.8
25) 166.8
30) 145.9
33) 10.4
34.7222222222222) 10.4
35) 73.0
38) 10.4
40) 218.9
43) 10.4
45) 41.7
48.5714285714285) 10.4
50) 3314.0
55) 20.8
60) 187.6
65) 93.8
66.6666666666667) 10.4
70) 125.1
75) 145.9
80) 166.8
85) 41.7
89) 10.4
90) 52.1
92) 10.4
95) 31.3
98) 31.3
100) 31.3
Missing26 
TOTAL236100.0
725) (leadpct_06) 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? (LEADPC06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25828.59922
726) (leadpct_98) 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? (LEADPC98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26227.72741
727) (libcon_06) Politically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (LIBCON06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data41.5
-2) Don't know51.9
-1) Refused93.4
1) More on the conservative side12045.8
2) Right in the middle10339.3
3) More on the liberal side218.0
TOTAL262100.0
728) (libcon_98) Politically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (LIBCON98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data62.3
-2) Don't know72.7
1) More on the conservative side12447.3
2) Right in the middle10038.2
3) More on the liberal side259.5
TOTAL262100.0
729) (theology_06) Theologically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (THEOL06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-2) Don't know20.8
-1) Refused51.9
1) More on the conservative side13852.7
2) Right in the middle8934.0
3) More on the liberal side269.9
TOTAL262100.0
730) (theology_98) Theologically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (THEOL98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data51.9
-2) Don't know20.8
1) More on the conservative side13350.8
2) Right in the middle9837.4
3) More on the liberal side249.2
TOTAL262100.0
731) (conflct1_06) 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? (CONF1_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes5621.4
2) No20477.9
TOTAL262100.0
732) (conflct1_98) 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? (CONF1_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes6424.4
2) No19674.8
TOTAL262100.0
733) (conflct2_06) Within the last two years, has your congregation experienced a conflict that led some people to leave the congregation? (CONF2_06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes6123.3
2) No19875.6
TOTAL262100.0
734) (conflct2_98) Within the last two years, has your congregation experienced a conflict that led some people to leave the congregation? (CONF2_98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes6625.2
2) No19474.0
TOTAL262100.0
735) (ncsspan_06) NCS interview was conducted in Spanish (NCSSPN06)
TOTAL%
0) No262100.0
TOTAL262100.0
736) (gssspan_06) GSS interview was conducted in Spanish; the NCS case would have been lost otherwise (GSSSPN06)
TOTAL%
0) No262100.0
TOTAL262100.0
737) (spanchck_06) NCS interview was conducted in Spanish or GSS interview would have been lost if not done in Spanish (SPNCHK06)
TOTAL%
0) No262100.0
TOTAL262100.0
738) (mode_06) Mode of questionnaire administration (MODE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Over the phone21180.5
2) In person4918.7
3) Combination of over the phone and in person10.4
TOTAL262100.0
739) (mode_98) Mode of questionnaire administration (MODE98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data249.2
1) Over the phone21983.6
2) In person186.9
3) Combination of over the phone and in person10.4
TOTAL262100.0
740) (nominate_06) Number of GSS respondents nominating a congregation (NOMINT06)
TOTAL%
1) 990.0
2) 110.0
Missing252 
TOTAL10100.0
741) (nominate_98) Number of GSS respondents nominating a congregation (NOMINT98)
TOTAL%
1) 22786.6
2) 2810.7
3) 20.8
4) 31.1
5) 20.8
TOTAL262100.0
742) (panel_98) Indicates selection for panel sample (PANEL98)
TOTAL%
0) 62.3
1) 25697.7
TOTAL262100.0
743) I-REGION: (region) Region in which congregation is located (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast4717.9
2) Midwest7026.7
3) South10038.2
4) West4517.2
TOTAL262100.0
744) I-RELIGION: (trad3_06) Religious tradition (collapsed) (for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic6524.8
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist9636.6
3) Black Protestant269.9
4) White liberal or moderate6826.0
6) Non-Christian72.7
TOTAL262100.0
745) I-POLITICS: (libcon_06) 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 side12049.2
2) Right in the middle10342.2
3) More on the liberal side218.6
Missing18 
TOTAL244100.0
746) I-THEOLOGY: (theology_06) 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 side13854.5
2) Right in the middle8935.2
3) More on the liberal side2610.3
Missing9 
TOTAL253100.0