Notre Dame Study of Catholic Parish Life: Parishioners Sample, 1984

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent ID number (RESID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26672334.2211412
2) Month questionnaire completed (MONTH)
TOTAL%
1) January371.4
2) February40315.1
3) March431.6
4) April30.1
5) May20.1
6) June10.0
7) July10.0
10) October100637.7
11) November93435.0
12) December2358.8
Missing2 
TOTAL2665100.0
3) Day questionnaire completed (DAY)
TOTAL%
1) 662.5
2) 411.5
3) 321.2
4) 582.2
5) 873.3
6) 1415.3
7) 1465.5
8) 1254.7
9) 853.2
10) 823.1
11) 652.4
12) 883.3
13) 672.5
14) 1184.4
15) 1415.3
16) 1425.3
17) 973.6
18) 883.3
19) 762.9
20) 903.4
21) 632.4
22) 652.4
23) 602.3
24) 863.2
25) 953.6
26) 672.5
27) 803.0
28) 973.6
29) 903.4
30) 772.9
31) 491.8
Missing3 
TOTAL2664100.0
4) Year questionnaire completed (YEAR)
TOTAL%
3) 1983218882.1
4) 198447817.9
Missing1 
TOTAL2666100.0
5) In the space below, please write the name of the parish you attend most frequently. (PARID)
TOTAL%
1) Parish 1, MA833.1
2) Parish 1, MD823.1
3) Parish 1, KS692.6
4) Parish 1, MS632.4
5) Parish 1, MT431.6
6) Parish 1, RI712.7
7) Parish 2, MA662.5
8) Parish 1, IL1094.1
9) Parish 1, LA411.5
10) Parish 1, WA261.0
11) Parish 2, WA702.6
12) Parish 1, VA953.6
13) Parish 1, NC943.5
14) Parish 2, VA391.5
15) Parish 1, WI953.6
16) Parish 2, LA642.4
17) Parish 3, MA682.5
18) Parish 3, WA843.1
19) Parish 1, TX712.7
20) Parish 2, MD1144.3
21) Parish 4, MA833.1
22) Parish 3, LA592.2
23) Parish 3, MD732.7
24) Parish 2, IL491.8
25) Parish 1, OR742.8
26) Parish 2, KS833.1
27) Parish 1, CO1214.5
28) Parish 1, ID592.2
29) Parish 5, MA953.6
30) Parish 2, CO1003.7
31) Parish 3, IL1405.2
32) Parish 4, WA793.0
33) Parish 2, TX301.1
34) Parish 3, CO361.3
35) Parish 5, WA913.4
36) Parish 2, MT481.8
TOTAL2667100.0
6) Are there any other parishes where you attend Mass on Sunday or Saturday evening? (PARAT)
TOTAL%
1) Parish 1, MA722.7
2) Parish 1, MD762.9
3) Parish 1, KS672.5
4) Parish 1, MS642.4
5) Parish 1, MT381.4
6) Parish 1, RI682.6
7) Parish 2, MA612.3
8) Parish 1, IL993.7
9) Parish 1, LA391.5
10) Parish 1, WA230.9
11) Parish 2, WA632.4
12) Parish 1, VA873.3
13) Parish 1, NC933.5
14) Parish 2, VA371.4
15) Parish 1, WI943.5
16) Parish 2, LA592.2
17) Parish 3, MA642.4
18) Parish 3, WA752.8
19) Parish 1, TX702.6
20) Parish 2, MD1114.2
21) Parish 4, MA772.9
22) Parish 3, LA532.0
23) Parish 3, MD712.7
24) Parish 2, IL411.5
25) Parish 1, OR642.4
26) Parish 2, KS813.0
27) Parish 1, CO1184.4
28) Parish 1, ID562.1
29) Parish 5, MA943.5
30) Parish 2, CO923.5
31) Parish 3, IL1325.0
32) Parish 4, WA702.6
33) Parish 2, TX301.1
34) Parish 3, CO351.3
35) Parish 5, WA873.3
36) Parish 2, MT301.1
37) Other1716.4
88) Not attending40.2
Missing1 
TOTAL2666100.0
7) Do you live within the territorial boundaries of this parish? (LIVEPRSH)
TOTAL%
1) No36514.0
2) Yes210781.1
3) I'm not certain.1274.9
Missing68 
TOTAL2599100.0
8) What percentage of time have you attended Sunday/Saturday evening Masses at another parish in recent years? - First mention (PARATPC1)
TOTAL%
0) 151962.1
1) 1295.3
2) 1114.5
3) 251.0
4) 230.9
5) 1717.0
6) 80.3
7) 60.2
8) 100.4
9) 10.0
10) 1445.9
11) 10.0
12) 20.1
13) 30.1
15) 331.3
16) 10.0
17) 10.0
20) 662.7
23) 10.0
25) 672.7
26) 10.0
30) 311.3
33) 50.2
35) 90.4
40) 230.9
42) 10.0
45) 30.1
50) 331.3
55) 10.0
60) 20.1
70) 20.1
75) 20.1
80) 30.1
90) 40.2
98) 60.2
Missing219 
TOTAL2448100.0
9) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED ATTENDING SUNDAY/SATURDAY EVENING MASSES AT ANOTHER PARISH: When you attended another parish Mass was the parish nearby or distant? - First mention (PARATPT1)
TOTAL%
1) Nearby parish72928.3
2) Distant parish32512.6
8) Not applicable152159.1
Missing92 
TOTAL2575100.0
10) What percentage of time have you attended Sunday/Saturday evening Masses at another parish in recent years? - Second mention (PARATPC2)
TOTAL%
0) 230690.5
1) 451.8
2) 431.7
3) 90.4
4) 70.3
5) 552.2
6) 20.1
7) 10.0
8) 20.1
10) 391.5
15) 70.3
20) 110.4
25) 110.4
30) 70.3
35) 10.0
40) 20.1
Missing119 
TOTAL2548100.0
11) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED ATTENDING SUNDAY/SATURDAY EVENING MASSES AT ANOTHER PARISH: When you attended another parish Mass was the parish nearby or distant? - Second mention (PARATPT2)
TOTAL%
1) Nearby parish1676.5
2) Distant parish1084.2
8) Not applicable230389.3
Missing89 
TOTAL2578100.0
12) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED ATTENDING SUNDAY/SATURDAY EVENING MASSES AT ANOTHER PARISH: Are there any special reasons why you attend Masses at these other parishes (e.g., on vacation, special liturgies, etc.)? (PARATRS1)
TOTAL%
0) Do not go elsewhere153060.0
1) Convenient place1405.5
2) Convenient time30912.1
3) Visiting friends1425.6
4) Vacation2198.6
5) Like pastor190.7
6) Like liturgy853.3
7) Like people210.8
8) Dislike own pastor40.2
9) Dislike own liturgy40.2
11) Ethnic parish20.1
12) Types of ministry80.3
14) Like building160.6
15) Like sermons170.7
16) Childhood church100.4
17) Change routine220.9
18) Compare spirit experience10.0
19) Work there10.0
21) Belong there also10.0
Missing116 
TOTAL2551100.0
13) With so many competing demands placed on our time, it's often difficult to get involved in many activities, committees, auxiliaries, or ministries in a parish. For what types of such activities have you been able to find time? - First mention (PARACT1)
TOTAL%
0) No Activities129750.7
1) Parish council chair60.2
2) Parish council member732.9
5) Secretary, bookkeeper220.9
6) Extraordinary community ministry60.2
8) Pastoral associate10.0
10) Liturgy group, chair40.2
11) Liturgy group, member150.6
13) Organist/Choir/Canticle100.4
14) Guitarist/Folk head30.1
15) Choir, music member672.6
16) Eucharistic minister461.8
17) Altar/Bread Preparer/Server1315.1
18) Homilist/Lector/Reader411.6
19) Usher, greeter361.4
20) Education group, head20.1
21) Education group, member140.5
23) Parish school teacher110.4
24) CCD, Catechism teacher1395.4
25) Discussion leader60.2
26) Preschool, nursery210.8
27) Participant in Bible study431.7
28) P.T.O. member20.1
30) Evangelism member50.2
31) Non-charismatic participant140.5
32) Charismatic participant70.3
33) Renew participant532.1
34) Pre-CANA participant30.1
37) Marriage Encounter participant110.4
38) Spirit growth member10.0
39) Church social participant1435.6
40) Hospitality activity70.3
41) Sodality, women's club1345.2
42) Knights of Columbus/Holy Name/Men371.4
43) Athletic/Recreational130.5
44) Youth Ministry/Scouts/CYO120.5
45) Singles group/Social10.0
46) Seniors group/Social110.4
47) Janitor/Maintenance251.0
48) Bingo170.7
49) Fund raising/Finance301.2
50) Charity/Poor help180.7
51) Ministry to sick90.4
52) Neighborhood kitchen40.2
53) Social justice and peace20.1
54) Right to Life member20.1
61) Fostering ethnic liturgy10.0
70) Building committee30.1
Missing108 
TOTAL2559100.0
14) With so many competing demands placed on our time, it's often difficult to get involved in many activities, committees, auxiliaries, or ministries in a parish. For what types of such activities have you been able to find time? - Second mention (PARACT2)
TOTAL%
0) No Activities184472.1
1) Parish council chair20.1
2) Parish council member471.8
5) Secretary, bookkeeper130.5
6) Extraordinary community ministry10.0
10) Liturgy group, chair10.0
11) Liturgy group, member220.9
13) Organist/Choir/Canticle40.2
14) Guitarist/Folk head20.1
15) Choir, music member230.9
16) Eucharistic minister291.1
17) Altar/Bread Preparer/Server381.5
18) Homilist/Lector/Reader251.0
19) Usher, greeter140.5
20) Education group, head10.0
21) Education group, member150.6
23) Parish school teacher30.1
24) CCD, Catechism teacher491.9
25) Discussion leader10.0
26) Preschool, nursery80.3
27) Participant in Bible study331.3
28) P.T.O. member40.2
30) Evangelism member40.2
31) Non-charismatic participant100.4
32) Charismatic participant20.1
33) Renew participant301.2
34) Pre-CANA participant50.2
35) Divorce/Single parent member10.0
36) Ecumenism participant10.0
37) Marriage Encounter participant120.5
39) Church social participant1064.1
40) Hospitality activity30.1
41) Sodality, women's club391.5
42) Knights of Columbus/Holy Name/Men190.7
43) Athletic/Recreational130.5
44) Youth Ministry/Scouts/CYO160.6
45) Singles group/Social20.1
46) Seniors group/Social120.5
47) Janitor/Maintenance301.2
48) Bingo100.4
49) Fund raising/Finance281.1
50) Charity/Poor help120.5
51) Ministry to sick170.7
52) Neighborhood kitchen10.0
53) Social justice and peace30.1
54) Right to Life member10.0
55) Ministry to retarded10.0
70) Building committee20.1
Missing108 
TOTAL2559100.0
15) With so many competing demands placed on our time, it's often difficult to get involved in many activities, committees, auxiliaries, or ministries in a parish. For what types of such activities have you been able to find time? - Third mention (PARACT3)
TOTAL%
0) No Activities221886.7
1) Parish council chair10.0
2) Parish council member220.9
4) Deacon10.0
5) Secretary, bookkeeper60.2
7) Parish administrator or business manager10.0
10) Liturgy group, chair10.0
11) Liturgy group, member60.2
12) Liturgy/Music, head10.0
13) Organist/Choir/Canticle10.0
14) Guitarist/Folk head20.1
15) Choir, music member90.4
16) Eucharistic minister190.7
17) Altar/Bread Preparer/Server140.5
18) Homilist/Lector/Reader140.5
19) Usher, greeter120.5
21) Education group, member50.2
23) Parish school teacher30.1
24) CCD, Catechism teacher230.9
25) Discussion leader30.1
26) Preschool, nursery40.2
27) Participant in Bible study271.1
28) P.T.O. member10.0
30) Evangelism member20.1
31) Non-charismatic participant60.2
32) Charismatic participant20.1
33) Renew participant160.6
34) Pre-CANA participant30.1
36) Ecumenism participant10.0
37) Marriage Encounter participant20.1
39) Church social participant431.7
40) Hospitality activity50.2
41) Sodality, women's club210.8
42) Knights of Columbus/Holy Name/Men30.1
43) Athletic/Recreational30.1
44) Youth Ministry/Scouts/CYO40.2
46) Seniors group/Social30.1
47) Janitor/Maintenance110.4
48) Bingo70.3
49) Fund raising/Finance90.4
50) Charity/Poor help120.5
51) Ministry to sick60.2
52) Neighborhood kitchen10.0
53) Social justice and peace10.0
54) Right to Life member10.0
55) Ministry to retarded10.0
56) Ministry to deaf, blind10.0
70) Building committee10.0
Missing108 
TOTAL2559100.0
16) With so many competing demands placed on our time, it's often difficult to get involved in many activities, committees, auxiliaries, or ministries in a parish. For what types of such activities have you been able to find time? - Fourth mention (PARACT4)
TOTAL%
0) No Activities240894.1
1) Parish council chair10.0
2) Parish council member80.3
5) Secretary, bookkeeper30.1
6) Extraordinary community ministry10.0
11) Liturgy group, member30.1
13) Organist/Choir/Canticle10.0
15) Choir, music member60.2
16) Eucharistic minister90.4
17) Altar/Bread Preparer/Server50.2
18) Homilist/Lector/Reader70.3
19) Usher, greeter40.2
21) Education group, member20.1
24) CCD, Catechism teacher70.3
25) Discussion leader10.0
27) Participant in bible study100.4
31) Non-charismatic participant20.1
33) Renew participant40.2
34) Pre-CANA participant40.2
36) Ecumenism participant10.0
37) Marriage Encounter participant40.2
39) Church social participant170.7
40) Hospitality activity10.0
41) Sodality, women's club60.2
43) Athletic/Recreational10.0
44) Youth Ministry/Scouts/CYO10.0
45) Singles group/Social10.0
46) Seniors group/Social10.0
47) Janitor/Maintenance110.4
48) Bingo20.1
49) Fund Raising/Finance40.2
50) Charity/Poor help80.3
51) Ministry to sick100.4
52) Neighborhood kitchen20.1
54) Right to Life member20.1
70) Building committee10.0
Missing108 
TOTAL2559100.0
17) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED INVOLVEMENT IN ACTIVITIES: Total number of activities per person (PARACTNO)
TOTAL%
0) None129950.8
1) One54521.3
2) Two37314.6
3) Three1907.4
4) Four853.3
5) Five411.6
6) Six120.5
7) Seven40.2
8) Eight or more100.4
Missing108 
TOTAL2559100.0
18) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED INVOLVEMENT IN ACTIVITIES: On the average, how many hours per month do you participate in each activity mentioned above? - Activity 1 (PARHRS1)
TOTAL%
0) 129953.6
1) 2018.3
2) 2199.0
3) 1295.3
4) 1646.8
5) 753.1
6) 692.8
7) 140.6
8) 803.3
9) 110.5
10) 582.4
11) 40.2
12) 271.1
13) 50.2
14) 40.2
15) 110.5
16) 20.1
17) 20.1
18) 60.2
19) 20.1
20) 150.6
25) 40.2
30) 90.4
31) 10.0
32) 10.0
35) 10.0
40) 50.2
55) 10.0
60) 20.1
80) 10.0
90) 10.0
98) 20.1
Missing242 
TOTAL2425100.0
19) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED INVOLVEMENT IN ACTIVITIES: On the average, how many hours per month do you participate in each activity mentioned above? - Activity 2 (PARHRS2)
TOTAL%
0) 184374.8
1) 1526.2
2) 1144.6
3) 733.0
4) 953.9
5) 301.2
6) 291.2
7) 50.2
8) 401.6
9) 130.5
10) 271.1
11) 20.1
12) 80.3
13) 20.1
14) 10.0
15) 60.2
16) 60.2
18) 10.0
20) 70.3
21) 10.0
22) 20.1
25) 10.0
30) 10.0
35) 10.0
40) 10.0
41) 10.0
73) 10.0
Missing204 
TOTAL2463100.0
20) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED INVOLVEMENT IN ACTIVITIES: On the average, how many hours per month do you participate in each activity mentioned above? - Activity 3 (PARHRS3)
TOTAL%
0) 221888.2
1) 742.9
2) 632.5
3) 160.6
4) 421.7
5) 130.5
6) 110.4
7) 90.4
8) 190.8
9) 20.1
10) 80.3
11) 10.0
12) 80.3
13) 20.1
14) 10.0
15) 50.2
16) 30.1
20) 90.4
24) 10.0
25) 20.1
30) 20.1
40) 10.0
48) 20.1
56) 10.0
64) 10.0
70) 10.0
80) 10.0
Missing151 
TOTAL2516100.0
21) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED INVOLVEMENT IN ACTIVITIES: On the average, how many hours per month do you participate in each activity mentioned above? - Activity 4 (PARHRS4)
TOTAL%
0) 240994.9
1) 311.2
2) 251.0
3) 190.7
4) 190.7
5) 40.2
6) 100.4
8) 70.3
9) 20.1
10) 40.2
11) 10.0
12) 20.1
16) 10.0
18) 10.0
24) 10.0
25) 10.0
30) 20.1
Missing128 
TOTAL2539100.0
22) In general, how attached to this parish do you feel? (PARATTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Not attached at all1807.0
2) Somewhat attached106741.2
3) Very attached134051.8
Missing80 
TOTAL2587100.0
23) In what year did you start attending this parish? (PARYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL256863.43418
24) What kinds of changes have occurred in this parish since you have been attending? Please describe these changes (e.g., style of liturgies, role of lay persons, ethnic or racial composition of parish, etc.). - First perceived change (CHANGES1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL227941.19533
25) What kinds of change have occurred in this parish since you have been attending? Please describe these changes (e.g., style of liturgies, role of lay persons, ethnic or racial composition of parish, etc.). - Second perceived change (CHANGES2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL227834.94234
26) What kinds of change have occurred in this parish since you have been attending? Please describe these changes (e.g., style of liturgies, role of lay persons, ethnic or racial composition of parish, etc.). - Third perceived change (CHANGES3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL227818.87327
27) What kinds of change have occurred in this parish since you have been attending? Please describe these changes (e.g., style of liturgies, role of lay persons, ethnic or racial composition of parish, etc.). - Fourth perceived change (CHANGES4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22779.15121
28) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO REPORTED THAT THEIR PARISH HAD CHANGED SINCE THEY BEGAN ATTENDING: What kinds of changes have occurred in this parish since that time? - Total number of changes perceived (CHANGENO)
TOTAL%
0) 25411.2
1) 44219.4
2) 56424.8
3) 52222.9
4) 29112.8
5) 1084.7
6) 522.3
7) 210.9
8) 231.0
Missing390 
TOTAL2277100.0
29) Think of five persons who are your closest friends. (Do not include relatives.) How many of these friends are also members of your parish? (PARFRND)
TOTAL%
0) 75229.3
1) 36014.0
2) 42916.7
3) 33012.9
4) 2218.6
5) 47118.4
Missing104 
TOTAL2563100.0
30) How frequently do you have longer conversations with the following people during the course of an "average" month? - Pastor (CONVPAS)
TOTAL%
1) Never74229.0
2) Seldom117646.0
3) Frequently62524.4
4) Daily160.6
Missing108 
TOTAL2559100.0
31) How frequently do you have longer conversations with the following people during the course of an "average" month? - Associate or assistant pastor (CONVASC)
TOTAL%
1) Never81234.0
2) Seldom57524.1
3) Frequently29512.3
4) Daily120.5
8) Don't have this person69629.1
Missing277 
TOTAL2390100.0
32) How frequently do you have longer conversations with the following people during the course of an "average" month? - Parish secretary/receptionist (CONVSECR)
TOTAL%
1) Never123851.4
2) Seldom57523.9
3) Frequently1737.2
4) Daily150.6
8) Don't have this person40816.9
Missing258 
TOTAL2409100.0
33) How frequently do you have longer conversations with the following people during the course of an "average" month? - Principal of the school (CONVPRN)
TOTAL%
1) Never121751.7
2) Seldom27411.6
3) Frequently1175.0
4) Daily200.8
8) Don't have this person72630.8
Missing313 
TOTAL2354100.0
34) How frequently do you have longer conversations with the following people during the course of an "average" month? - Director of religious education (CONVDRE)
TOTAL%
1) Never134856.1
2) Seldom55523.1
3) Frequently29312.2
4) Daily160.7
8) Don't have this person1917.9
Missing264 
TOTAL2403100.0
35) How frequently do you have longer conversations with the following people during the course of an "average" month? - Head of parish council (CONVHPC)
TOTAL%
1) Never160266.4
2) Seldom50420.9
3) Frequently2199.1
4) Daily80.3
8) Don't have this person783.2
Missing256 
TOTAL2411100.0
36) How frequently do you have longer conversations with the following people during the course of an "average" month? - Teachers at parish school (CONVTEA)
TOTAL%
1) Never115548.8
2) Seldom35114.8
3) Frequently2098.8
4) Daily241.0
8) Don't have this person62626.5
Missing302 
TOTAL2365100.0
37) How frequently do you have longer conversations with the following people during the course of an "average" month? - Other parish members (CONVOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Never30512.3
2) Seldom60424.5
3) Frequently130152.7
4) Daily26010.5
Missing197 
TOTAL2470100.0
38) How frequently do you have longer conversations with the following people during the course of an "average" month? - Other parish staff (CONVOPS)
TOTAL%
1) Never130654.7
2) Seldom48220.2
3) Frequently36315.2
4) Daily291.2
8) Don't have this person2088.7
Missing279 
TOTAL2388100.0
39) In your own words, what do you think the main purpose of a parish is supposed to be? - First mention (PURPOSE1)
TOTAL%
0) No purpose, no other30.1
1) Emphasize Eucharist/sacraments130.6
2) Emphasize Worship/liturgy/music1004.3
3) Emphasize Christ presence170.7
4) Emphasize Catholic faith381.6
5) Emphasize community charity381.6
6) Emphasize spiritual growth632.7
7) Emphasize social and emotional support210.9
8) Emphasize Christian education251.1
9) Emphasize work of God140.6
10) Center religious activities813.5
20) General reference to spiritual enrichment48721.0
21) General reference to strengthen faith462.0
22) Emphasize close God913.9
23) Emphasize love God160.7
24) Emphasize Bible793.4
25) Emphasize Gospel281.2
26) Emphasize Catholic belief421.8
27) Emphasize salvation200.9
28) Emphasize Mass713.1
29) Emphasize liturgy prayer1084.7
32) Emphasize evangelizing the unchurched90.4
33) Emphasize catechism, CCD20.1
34) Emphasize education, children's parish school160.7
35) Emphasize religious education older401.7
36) Emphasize service to needy120.5
37) Emphasize aid to elderly20.1
38) Emphasize ministry to the bereaved20.1
41) Emphasize ministry to intact families70.3
42) Emphasize ministry to young20.1
43) Emphasize financial support60.3
46) Emphasize support life cycle1185.1
47) Emphasize ecumenism10.0
48) Emphasize witness of the Gospel200.9
49) Emphasize lay ministries60.3
50) Collective community30012.9
51) Special REF building community2159.3
52) Special REF community belief622.7
53) General emphasis on social functions50.2
54) General emphasis friendly311.3
55) General REF do good140.6
56) General REF teach respect90.4
58) Caring pastor100.4
59) Communication/newsletter30.1
70) Place for meditation100.4
71) Progressive adjustment20.1
75) Emphasize moral direction60.3
76) Enhance family life40.2
80) Does everything well20.1
86) REF to good race relations20.1
Missing348 
TOTAL2319100.0
40) In your own words, what do you think the main purpose of a parish is supposed to be? - Second mention (PURPOSE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL232020.54621
41) In your own words, what do you think the main purpose of a parish is supposed to be? - Third mention (PURPOSE3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23208.6218
42) In your own words, what do you think the main purpose of a parish is supposed to be? - Fourth mention (PURPOSE4)
TOTAL%
0) No purpose, no other220395.0
4) Emphasize Catholic faith30.1
5) Emphasize community charity20.1
6) Emphasize spiritual growth10.0
7) Emphasize social and emotional support20.1
20) General reference to spiritual enrichment60.3
21) General reference to strengthen faith40.2
22) Emphasize close God40.2
23) Emphasize love God20.1
24) Emphasize Bible10.0
25) Emphasize Gospel10.0
26) Emphasize Catholic belief20.1
27) Emphasize salvation20.1
28) Emphasize Mass40.2
29) Emphasize liturgy prayer30.1
30) Emphasize music, liturgy, art, expression10.0
32) Emphasize evangelizing the unchurched20.1
33) Emphasize catechism, CCD20.1
34) Emphasize education, children's parish school50.2
35) Emphasize religious education older40.2
36) Emphasize service to needy120.5
37) Emphasize aid to elderly10.0
38) Emphasize ministry to the bereaved40.2
42) Emphasize ministry to young20.1
44) Emphasize social justice20.1
46) Emphasize support life cycle110.5
47) Emphasize ecumenism10.0
48) Emphasize witness of the Gospel10.0
49) Emphasize lay ministries20.1
50) Collective community20.1
51) Special REF building community120.5
52) Special REF community belief10.0
53) General emphasis on social functions50.2
54) General emphasis friendly10.0
55) General REF do good30.1
56) General REF teach respect20.1
58) Caring pastor10.0
75) Emphasize moral direction30.1
Missing347 
TOTAL2320100.0
43) In general, how well does this parish meet your spiritual needs? (SPIRNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Completely65725.7
2) Very well150858.9
3) Not very well35313.8
4) Not at all431.7
Missing106 
TOTAL2561100.0
44) In general, how well does this parish meet your social needs? (SOCNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Completely2329.5
2) Very well113046.0
3) Not very well64226.2
4) Not at all45018.3
Missing213 
TOTAL2454100.0
45) People go to church for different reasons. From the list below, please circle only the most important reason you attend Mass at your church. - The Church requires that I attend. (REASATT1)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant242393.9
1) Important1576.1
Missing87 
TOTAL2580100.0
46) People go to church for different reasons. From the list below, please circle only the most important reason you attend Mass at your church. - Mainly, it's a habit. (REASATT2)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant251297.4
1) Important682.6
Missing87 
TOTAL2580100.0
47) People go to church for different reasons. From the list below, please circle only the most important reason you attend Mass at your church. - I want to please or satisfy someone close to me (like spouse or parent). (REASATT3)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant252998.0
1) Important512.0
Missing87 
TOTAL2580100.0
48) People go to church for different reasons. From the list below, please circle only the most important reason you attend Mass at your church. - I want to set an example for my children. (REASATT4)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant231489.7
1) Important26610.3
Missing87 
TOTAL2580100.0
49) People go to church for different reasons. From the list below, please circle only the most important reason you attend Mass at your church. - I enjoy being with other persons in our church. (REASATT5)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant246195.4
1) Important1194.6
Missing87 
TOTAL2580100.0
50) People go to church for different reasons. From the list below, please circle only the most important reason you attend Mass at your church. - I enjoy taking part in the service itself and experiencing the liturgy. (REASATT6)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant186872.4
1) Important71227.6
Missing87 
TOTAL2580100.0
51) People go to church for different reasons. From the list below, please circle only the most important reason you attend Mass at your church. - I enjoy the feeling of meditating and communicating with God. (REASATT7)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant161462.6
1) Important96637.4
Missing87 
TOTAL2580100.0
52) People go to church for different reasons. From the list below, please circle only the most important reason you attend Mass at your church. - I feel a need to hear God's word. (REASATT8)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant208380.7
1) Important49719.3
Missing87 
TOTAL2580100.0
53) People go to church for different reasons. From the list below, please circle only the most important reason you attend Mass at your church. - I feel a need to receive the sacrament of Holy Communion. (REASATT9)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant206680.1
1) Important51419.9
Missing87 
TOTAL2580100.0
54) People go to church for different reasons. From the list below, please circle only the most important reason you attend Mass at your church. - Other (REASAT10)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant245995.3
1) Important1204.7
Missing88 
TOTAL2579100.0
55) Sometimes you hear people express satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the way their parish celebrates Mass. How would you rate the quality of your parish liturgy (that is, music, readings, singing, praying, and ritual used during Mass)? - Music (LITURGY1)
TOTAL%
1) Generally unsatisfactory1746.8
2) Could be improved68726.8
3) Generally satisfactory170266.4
Missing104 
TOTAL2563100.0
56) Sometimes you hear people express satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the way their parish celebrates Mass. How would you rate the quality of your parish liturgy (that is, music, readings, singing, praying, and ritual used during Mass)? - Readings (LITURGY2)
TOTAL%
1) Generally unsatisfactory632.5
2) Could be improved33313.1
3) Generally satisfactory214584.4
Missing126 
TOTAL2541100.0
57) Sometimes you hear people express satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the way their parish celebrates Mass. How would you rate the quality of your parish liturgy (that is, music, readings, singing, praying, and ritual used during Mass)? - Singing (LITURGY3)
TOTAL%
1) Generally unsatisfactory1907.4
2) Could be improved84133.0
3) Generally satisfactory152159.6
Missing115 
TOTAL2552100.0
58) Sometimes you hear people express satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the way their parish celebrates Mass. How would you rate the quality of your parish liturgy (that is, music, readings, singing, praying, and ritual used during Mass)? - Prayers (LITURGY4)
TOTAL%
1) Generally unsatisfactory662.6
2) Could be improved37014.5
3) Generally satisfactory212283.0
Missing109 
TOTAL2558100.0
59) Sometimes you hear people express satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the way their parish celebrates Mass. How would you rate the quality of your parish liturgy (that is, music, readings, singing, praying, and ritual used during Mass)? - Ritual (LITURGY5)
TOTAL%
1) Generally unsatisfactory983.9
2) Could be improved36314.3
3) Generally satisfactory206981.8
Missing137 
TOTAL2530100.0
60) How would you describe a typical homily that is given during Sunday/Saturday evening Mass at your parish church? - Uninspiring or inspiring (HOMILY1)
TOTAL%
1) Uninspiring1355.7
2) 23910.1
3) 66628.1
4) 92439.0
5) Inspiring40517.1
Missing298 
TOTAL2369100.0
61) How would you describe a typical homily that is given during Sunday/Saturday evening Mass at your parish church? - Dull or interesting (HOMILY2)
TOTAL%
1) Dull1285.5
2) 2279.7
3) 61826.5
4) 95440.9
5) Interesting40817.5
Missing332 
TOTAL2335100.0
62) How would you describe a typical homily that is given during Sunday/Saturday evening Mass at your parish church? - Informative or uninformative (HOMILY3)
TOTAL%
1) Informative46720.2
2) 86137.2
3) 65928.5
4) 24210.5
5) Uninformative853.7
Missing353 
TOTAL2314100.0
63) How would you describe a typical homily that is given during Sunday/Saturday evening Mass at your parish church? - Helps my faith to grow or doesn't help my faith to grow (HOMILY4)
TOTAL%
1) Helps my faith to grow44819.0
2) 76532.5
3) 74031.4
4) 26811.4
5) Doesn't help my faith to grow1365.8
Missing310 
TOTAL2357100.0
64) How do you feel about the following aspects of the Mass? - Hymn-singing by the congregation (MASSAHYM)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish doesn't do this.491.9
1) I wish it were omitted.1104.3
2) I don't mind.68126.5
3) I'm happy it has been added.172567.3
Missing102 
TOTAL2565100.0
65) How do you feel about the following aspects of the Mass? - Communal confession of sins during the service (MASSBSIN)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish doesn't do this.122849.6
1) I wish it were omitted.1415.7
2) I don't mind.53521.6
3) I'm happy it has been added.57123.1
Missing192 
TOTAL2475100.0
66) How do you feel about the following aspects of the Mass? - Exchanging a sign of peace (MASSCPEA)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish doesn't do this.722.8
1) I wish it were omitted.29811.6
2) I don't mind.62324.3
3) I'm happy it has been added.156861.2
Missing106 
TOTAL2561100.0
67) How do you feel about the following aspects of the Mass? - Communion from the cup (MASSDCUP)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish doesn't do this.43717.4
1) I wish it were omitted.38715.4
2) I don't mind.81032.2
3) I'm happy it has been added.88035.0
Missing153 
TOTAL2514100.0
68) How do you feel about the following aspects of the Mass? - Communion in the hand (MASSEHAN)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish doesn't do this.180.7
1) I wish it were omitted.26510.4
2) I don't mind.75429.7
3) I'm happy it has been added.150059.1
Missing130 
TOTAL2537100.0
69) How do you feel about the following aspects of the Mass? - Lay readers (MASSFLAY)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish doesn't do this.210.8
1) I wish it were omitted.1465.8
2) I don't mind.85033.8
3) I'm happy it has been added.150059.6
Missing150 
TOTAL2517100.0
70) How do you feel about the following aspects of the Mass? - Silence after readings and the homily (MASSGSIL)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish doesn't do this.39115.6
1) I wish it were omitted.1465.8
2) I don't mind.93537.4
3) I'm happy it has been added.103041.2
Missing165 
TOTAL2502100.0
71) How do you feel about the following aspects of the Mass? - Lay men communion ministers (MASSHMEN)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish doesn't do this.1104.3
1) I wish it were omitted.38915.3
2) I don't mind.93036.6
3) I'm happy it has been added.111443.8
Missing124 
TOTAL2543100.0
72) How do you feel about the following aspects of the Mass? - Women communion ministers (MASSIWMN)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish doesn't do this.32312.7
1) I wish it were omitted.45617.9
2) I don't mind.78330.8
3) I'm happy it has been added.98038.6
Missing125 
TOTAL2542100.0
73) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you turn for help for that problem? - Death of a member of my family (TRNHLPDE)
TOTAL%
1) Friends116046.2
2) Pastor and/or parish staff123549.2
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish943.7
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff150.6
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies out20.1
7) Friends, pastor and/or parish staff, professionals or agencies30.1
Missing158 
TOTAL2509100.0
74) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Severe marital problems (TRNHLPMR)
TOTAL%
1) Friends30413.0
2) Pastor and/or parish staff104544.5
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish98341.9
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff60.3
5) Friends and professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies outside the parish70.3
7) Friends, pastor and/or parish staff, professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
Missing320 
TOTAL2347100.0
75) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem. - Alcohol/drug abuse (TRNHLPAL)
TOTAL%
1) Friends1938.2
2) Pastor and/or parish staff35515.1
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish179576.3
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff10.0
5) Friends and professionals or agencies outside the parish40.2
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies outside the parish30.1
7) Friends, pastor and/or parish staff, professionals or agencies outside the parish20.1
Missing314 
TOTAL2353100.0
76) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Unemployment (TRNHLPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Friends67529.1
2) Pastor and/or parish staff1315.7
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish150564.9
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff30.1
5) Friends and professionals or agencies outside the parish20.1
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
7) Friends, pastor and/or parish staff, professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
Missing349 
TOTAL2318100.0
77) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Counseling at time of sickness (TRNHLPSC)
TOTAL%
1) Friends48219.9
2) Pastor and/or parish staff141458.3
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish51621.3
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff60.2
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies outside the parish40.2
7) Friends, pastor and/or parish staff, professionals or agencies outside the parish20.1
Missing243 
TOTAL2424100.0
78) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Severe money problems (TRNHLPMC)
TOTAL%
1) Friends75532.3
2) Pastor and/or parish staff1747.4
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish140460.1
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff20.1
5) Friends and professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies outside the parish20.1
Missing329 
TOTAL2338100.0
79) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Unwanted pregnancy (TRNHLPPG)
TOTAL%
1) Friends37217.3
2) Pastor and/or parish staff84739.3
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish93243.3
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff10.0
7) Friends, pastor and/or parish staff, professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
Missing514 
TOTAL2153100.0
80) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Religious education for myself (TRNHLPRE)
TOTAL%
1) Friends632.7
2) Pastor and/or parish staff220393.4
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish913.9
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
Missing309 
TOTAL2358100.0
81) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Support for faith (TRNHLPFA)
TOTAL%
1) Friends2289.7
2) Pastor and/or parish staff208988.6
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish331.4
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff50.2
5) Friends and professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
7) Friends, pastor and/or parish staff, professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
Missing309 
TOTAL2358100.0
82) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Premarital counseling or marital renewal (TRNHLPPR)
TOTAL%
1) Friends873.8
2) Pastor and/or parish staff197785.7
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish23910.4
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies outside the parish20.1
7) Friends, pastor and/or parish staff, professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
Missing361 
TOTAL2306100.0
83) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Family problems (TRNHLPFM)
TOTAL%
1) Friends64527.6
2) Pastor and/or parish staff97441.7
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish70230.1
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff20.1
5) Friends and professionals or agencies outside the parish40.2
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies outside the parish40.2
7) Friends, pastor and/or parish staff, professionals or agencies outside the parish20.1
Missing334 
TOTAL2333100.0
84) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Religious education of children (TRNHLPRC)
TOTAL%
1) Friends351.5
2) Pastor and/or parish staff225296.3
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish492.1
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff10.0
5) Friends and professionals or agencies outside the parish10.0
Missing329 
TOTAL2338100.0
85) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - Opportunities to serve others (TRNHLPSR)
TOTAL%
1) Friends56924.2
2) Pastor and/or parish staff127754.4
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish48820.8
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff60.3
5) Friends and professionals or agencies outside the parish20.1
6) Pastor and/or parish staff and professionals or agencies outside the parish30.1
7) Friends, pastor and/or parish staff, professionals or agencies outside the parish20.1
Missing320 
TOTAL2347100.0
86) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem? - A place to express my doubts without fear of judgment (TRNHLPEX)
TOTAL%
1) Friends90638.0
2) Pastor and/or parish staff117349.2
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish29912.5
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff40.2
5) Friends and professionals or agencies outside the parish20.1
Missing283 
TOTAL2384100.0
87) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. To whom would you would turn for help for that problem. - Handling of painful memories (TRNHLPME)
TOTAL%
1) Friends113347.6
2) Pastor and/or parish staff81034.1
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish42818.0
4) Friends and pastor and/or parish staff40.2
5) Friends and professionals or agencies outside the parish30.1
Missing289 
TOTAL2378100.0
88) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Death of a member of my family (AVLHLPDE)
TOTAL%
1) Likely672.7
2) Unlikely311.2
8) Not applicable239796.1
Missing172 
TOTAL2495100.0
89) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Severe marital problems (AVLHLPMR)
TOTAL%
1) Likely54523.7
2) Unlikely39917.4
8) Not applicable135558.9
Missing368 
TOTAL2299100.0
90) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Alcohol/drug abuse (AVLHLPAL)
TOTAL%
1) Likely97743.5
2) Unlikely71832.0
8) Not applicable55124.5
Missing421 
TOTAL2246100.0
91) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Unemployment (AVLHLPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Likely65930.0
2) Unlikely72433.0
8) Not applicable81237.0
Missing472 
TOTAL2195100.0
92) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Counseling at time of sickness (AVLHLPSC)
TOTAL%
1) Likely28311.9
2) Unlikely2018.5
8) Not applicable189379.6
Missing290 
TOTAL2377100.0
93) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Severe money problems (AVLHLPMN)
TOTAL%
1) Likely52223.6
2) Unlikely76234.4
8) Not applicable93142.0
Missing452 
TOTAL2215100.0
94) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Unwanted pregnancy (AVLHLPPG)
TOTAL%
1) Likely39819.0
2) Unlikely46922.4
8) Not applicable122658.6
Missing574 
TOTAL2093100.0
95) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Religious education for myself (AVLHLPRE)
TOTAL%
1) Likely622.6
2) Unlikely291.2
8) Not applicable225796.1
Missing319 
TOTAL2348100.0
96) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Support for faith (AVLHLPFA)
TOTAL%
1) Likely291.2
2) Unlikely130.6
8) Not applicable230898.2
Missing317 
TOTAL2350100.0
97) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Premarital counseling or marital renewal (AVLHLPPR)
TOTAL%
1) Likely1225.3
2) Unlikely1014.4
8) Not applicable206090.2
Missing384 
TOTAL2283100.0
98) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Family problems (AVLHLPFM)
TOTAL%
1) Likely38717.0
2) Unlikely26211.5
8) Not applicable162171.4
Missing397 
TOTAL2270100.0
99) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Religious education of children (AVLHLPRC)
TOTAL%
1) Likely361.5
2) Unlikely180.8
8) Not applicable228397.7
Missing330 
TOTAL2337100.0
100) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Opportunities to serve others (AVLHLPSR)
TOTAL%
1) Likely32814.2
2) Unlikely1285.6
8) Not applicable184780.2
Missing364 
TOTAL2303100.0
101) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - A place to express my doubts without fear of judgment (AVLHLPEX)
TOTAL%
1) Likely1335.7
2) Unlikely1466.2
8) Not applicable207288.1
Missing316 
TOTAL2351100.0
102) At one time, it is said that people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies, or professionals outside the parish. Here is a list of personal needs or family problems. Now suppose such help were available within your parish. Indicate whether you would be "very likely" or "unlikely" to use such a service from your parish if it were available. - Handling of painful memories (AVLHLPME)
TOTAL%
1) Likely2229.5
2) Unlikely1767.5
8) Not applicable193682.9
Missing333 
TOTAL2334100.0
103) Given limited resources within this parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Enhancing religious education of preteens (RESOURA1)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention210.9
2) Give less attention190.8
3) Give as much attention as now99944.4
4) Give more attention37716.8
5) Give much more attention83237.0
Missing419 
TOTAL2248100.0
104) Given limited resources within this parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Enhancing religious education of teens (RESOURA2)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention180.8
2) Give less attention241.0
3) Give as much attention as now84535.9
4) Give more attention44719.0
5) Give much more attention102243.4
Missing311 
TOTAL2356100.0
105) Given limited resources within this parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Enhancing religious education of adults (RESOURA3)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention442.0
2) Give less attention663.0
3) Give as much attention as now110550.5
4) Give more attention39618.1
5) Give much more attention57826.4
Missing478 
TOTAL2189100.0
106) Given limited resources within this parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Making converts and/or reclaiming church dropouts (RESOURCB)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention1285.2
2) Give less attention1455.9
3) Give as much attention as now89536.2
4) Give more attention46418.8
5) Give much more attention83833.9
Missing197 
TOTAL2470100.0
107) Given limited resources within this parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Helping poor people within the parish (RESOURCC)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention261.1
2) Give less attention371.5
3) Give as much attention as now105342.7
4) Give more attention56923.1
5) Give much more attention78031.6
Missing202 
TOTAL2465100.0
108) Given limited resources within this parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Helping poor people outside the parish (RESOURCD)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention1556.4
2) Give less attention2199.1
3) Give as much attention as now126252.4
4) Give more attention36815.3
5) Give much more attention40616.8
Missing257 
TOTAL2410100.0
109) Given limited resources within this parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Improving liturgy (RESOURCE)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention984.1
2) Give less attention1335.5
3) Give as much attention as now130254.2
4) Give more attention46719.4
5) Give much more attention40216.7
Missing265 
TOTAL2402100.0
110) Given limited resources within this parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Improving the social life of the parish (RESOURCF)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention1486.0
2) Give less attention1777.2
3) Give as much attention as now125551.2
4) Give more attention44918.3
5) Give much more attention42217.2
Missing216 
TOTAL2451100.0
111) Given limited resources within this parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Improving contacts with non-Catholic churches within our neighborhood (RESOURCG)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention1747.1
2) Give less attention2048.4
3) Give as much attention as now116247.6
4) Give more attention45218.5
5) Give much more attention45118.5
Missing224 
TOTAL2443100.0
112) Given limited resources within this parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Working to change unjust socioeconomic conditions (RESOURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention24910.3
2) Give less attention26010.7
3) Give as much attention as now101742.0
4) Give more attention41217.0
5) Give much more attention48219.9
Missing247 
TOTAL2420100.0
113) Are there any other activities toward which you would like to see the parish direct its attention? - First mention (RSRCACT1)
TOTAL%
0) No other priority226289.2
1) Implement parish government organization220.9
2) Family oriented ministry1003.9
3) Minister to the sick, aged632.5
4) Implement pray spirit381.5
5) Nurturing conversation for social issues261.0
6) Implement financial support20.1
7) Implement physical plant210.8
8) Train lay ministers30.1
Missing130 
TOTAL2537100.0
114) Are there any other activities toward which you would like to see the parish direct its attention? - Second mention (RSRCACT2)
TOTAL%
0) No other priority247397.5
1) Implement parish government organization20.1
2) Family oriented ministry120.5
3) Minister to the sick, aged240.9
4) Implement pray spirit100.4
5) Nurturing conversation for social issues80.3
6) Implement financial support10.0
7) Implement physical plant50.2
8) Train lay ministers10.0
Missing131 
TOTAL2536100.0
115) Are there any other activities toward which you would like to see the parish direct its attention? - Third mention (RSRCACT3)
TOTAL%
0) No other priority252099.4
1) Implement parish government organization40.2
2) Family oriented ministry20.1
3) Minister to the sick, aged30.1
5) Nurturing conversation for social issues20.1
6) Implement financial support10.0
8) Train lay ministers30.1
Missing132 
TOTAL2535100.0
116) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE PARISH HAS A SCHOOL: Which of the following is a good way of describing your parish school? - The parish school offers better academic training than other schools. (PARSCHAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76734.8
2) No37517.0
8) Not applicable106248.2
Missing463 
TOTAL2204100.0
117) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE PARISH HAS A SCHOOL: Which of the following is a good way of describing your parish school? - The parish school has higher quality teachers than other schools. (PARSCHQU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54525.1
2) No56726.1
8) Not applicable106248.9
Missing493 
TOTAL2174100.0
118) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE PARISH HAS A SCHOOL: Which of the following is a good way of describing your parish school? - There is daily instruction offered in religion. (PARSCHDI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes105247.8
2) No874.0
8) Not applicable106048.2
Missing468 
TOTAL2199100.0
119) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE PARISH HAS A SCHOOL: Which of the following is a good way of describing your parish school? - The parish school provides a more disciplined environment than other schools. (PARSCHEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes97344.3
2) No1657.5
8) Not applicable105948.2
Missing470 
TOTAL2197100.0
120) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE PARISH HAS A SCHOOL: Which of the following is a good way of describing your parish school? - The parish school displays more concern for the students than is true in other schools. (PARSCHCO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85138.9
2) No27712.7
8) Not applicable106048.4
Missing479 
TOTAL2188100.0
121) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE PARISH HAS A SCHOOL: Which of the following is a good way of describing your parish school? - The parish school teaches values I want instilled in my children. (PARSCHVA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102747.1
2) No954.4
8) Not applicable105948.6
Missing486 
TOTAL2181100.0
122) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE PARISH HAS A SCHOOL: Which of the following is a good way of describing your parish school? - The parish school has better students than other schools. (PARSCHBT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45221.0
2) No63929.7
8) Not applicable106149.3
Missing515 
TOTAL2152100.0
123) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE PARISH HAS A SCHOOL: Which of the following is a good way of describing your parish school? - Other (specify) (PARSCHOT)
TOTAL%
0) No other reason121053.1
11) Sinful not to send10.0
12) Child wanted to go10.0
13) Faculty show concern20.1
14) Christian environment10.0
15) Convenient location10.0
16) Smaller classes10.0
88) Not applicable106146.6
Missing389 
TOTAL2278100.0
124) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CHILDREN ATTEND(ED) THE PARISH SCHOOL: Which one of the reasons listed in the previous question is/was the most important reason you send/sent your child to the parish school? (WHYATTND)
TOTAL%
1) Better academics833.4
2) Better teachers70.3
3) Daily religious education1737.0
4) More discipline793.2
5) Care about students552.2
6) Value training1867.5
7) Better students20.1
11) Sinful not to send10.0
12) Child wanted to go10.0
14) Christian environment10.0
15) Convenient location10.0
88) Not applicable188376.2
Missing195 
TOTAL2472100.0
125) Many Catholics either cannot or prefer not to send their child to a Catholic school. In your own words, indicate your principal reason for not sending your child to the parish school. - First mention (NOTATTD1)
TOTAL%
0) No other reason672.7
1) Financial factors1024.2
2) Distance341.4
3) Poor faculty/curriculum522.1
4) Poor extracurricular activities90.4
5) Bad attitude833.4
6) No space available120.5
7) Child not old enough381.6
8) Not applicable204083.7
Missing230 
TOTAL2437100.0
126) Many Catholics either cannot or prefer not to send their child to a Catholic school. In your own words, indicate your principal reason for not sending your child to the parish school. - Second mention (NOTATTD2)
TOTAL%
0) No other reason28911.9
1) Financial factors170.7
2) Distance311.3
3) Poor faculty/curriculum200.8
4) Poor extracurricular activities50.2
5) Bad attitude160.7
6) No space available60.2
7) Child not old enough50.2
8) Not applicable204284.0
Missing236 
TOTAL2431100.0
127) Do you have any children who attend the parish school? (NOKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have at least one child who presently attends.1827.2
2) I had at least one child who attended in the past.45417.9
3) No, none of my children attended the parish school.50920.0
4) No, I have no children.34513.6
5) Our parish doesn't have a school.105341.4
Missing124 
TOTAL2543100.0
128) Reflecting on this section of the questionnaire, in general what kind of things does your parish do best? - First mention (PARBEST1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL169439.17916
129) Reflecting on this section of the questionnaire, in general what kind of things does your parish do best? - Second mention (PARBEST2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL169418.96823
130) Reflecting on this section of the questionnaire, in general what kind of things does your parish do best? - Third mention (PARBEST3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16947.12217
131) Reflecting on this section of the questionnaire, in general what kind of things does your parish do best? - Fourth mention (PARBEST4)
TOTAL%
0) No purpose, no other161595.3
5) Emphasize community charity10.1
6) Emphasize spiritual growth10.1
8) Emphasize Christian education10.1
20) General reference to spiritual enrichment10.1
21) General reference to strengthen faith10.1
24) Emphasize Bible10.1
28) Emphasize Mass30.2
29) Emphasize liturgy prayer10.1
31) Emphasize preaching, homilies10.1
34) Emphasize education, children's parish school20.1
35) Emphasize religious education older30.2
36) Emphasize service to needy50.3
37) Emphasize aid to elderly10.1
41) Emphasize ministry to intact families20.1
42) Emphasize ministry to young40.2
43) Emphasize financial support20.1
44) Emphasize social justice10.1
46) Emphasize support life cycle20.1
47) Emphasize ecumenism10.1
49) Emphasize lay ministries60.4
50) Collective community60.4
51) Special REF building community50.3
52) Special REF community belief30.2
53) General emphasis on social functions80.5
54) General emphasis friendly10.1
58) Caring pastor50.3
60) REF physical plant maintained10.1
70) Place for meditation10.1
71) Progressive adjustment10.1
72) Charismatic healing prayer10.1
73) Special devotions10.1
75) Emphasize moral direction10.1
80) Does everything well20.1
82) Excellent renewal program10.1
88) Not applicable20.1
Missing973 
TOTAL1694100.0
132) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - It's my parish; I live in this neighborhood. (ATTRACMY)
TOTAL%
0) No116644.3
1) Yes146455.7
Missing37 
TOTAL2630100.0
133) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - Quality of friendliness and/or concern among members of our parish (ATTRACQU)
TOTAL%
0) No225985.9
1) Yes37114.1
Missing37 
TOTAL2630100.0
134) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - The opportunities for becoming a lay leader in our congregation (ATTRACOP)
TOTAL%
0) No261299.3
1) Yes180.7
Missing37 
TOTAL2630100.0
135) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - The atmosphere of the church building itself (ATTRACAT)
TOTAL%
0) No255497.1
1) Yes762.9
Missing37 
TOTAL2630100.0
136) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - The quality of pastoral care and concern provided by the parish priests (ATTRACPC)
TOTAL%
0) No219383.4
1) Yes43816.6
Missing36 
TOTAL2631100.0
137) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - The quality of the preaching at Mass (ATTRACPR)
TOTAL%
0) No252495.9
1) Yes1074.1
Missing36 
TOTAL2631100.0
138) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - The opportunities for parishioners to participate in community service (ATTRACSR)
TOTAL%
0) No257898.0
1) Yes532.0
Missing36 
TOTAL2631100.0
139) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - The "status" of our parish in the local community (ATTRACST)
TOTAL%
0) No260298.9
1) Yes291.1
Missing36 
TOTAL2631100.0
140) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - The style of worship that is typical of the parish (ATTRACNP)
TOTAL%
0) No245193.2
1) Yes1806.8
Missing36 
TOTAL2631100.0
141) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - The fact that many of my friends and/or relatives belong to this parish (ATTRACPE)
TOTAL%
0) No254896.8
1) Yes833.2
Missing36 
TOTAL2631100.0
142) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - The opportunity to get my children into the parish school (ATTRACSL)
TOTAL%
0) No258698.3
1) Yes441.7
Missing37 
TOTAL2630100.0
143) What is your most important reason for being attracted to this parish? - Other reasons (ATTRACOT)
TOTAL%
1) Distance from nearest parish281.1
2) Ethnicity of parish110.4
3) Types of ministries130.5
4) Parishioner attitude120.5
5) Convenient Masses50.2
6) Dissatisfaction with other parishes20.1
8) No other response255797.3
Missing39 
TOTAL2628100.0
144) How upsetting would it be for you if you had to move and were forced to leave this parish? (PRSHUPST)
TOTAL%
1) Very upsetting72127.5
2) Mildly upsetting82231.3
3) Not very upsetting53320.3
4) Not at all upsetting54920.9
Missing42 
TOTAL2625100.0
145) How much of a feeling of community is there in your parish? (FEELCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) There is no feeling of community.973.7
2) The parish shows some feeling of community.103439.6
3) The parish shows a strong feeling of community.147756.6
Missing59 
TOTAL2608100.0
146) If you had to make a guess, how much money do you think you and your immediate family (your spouse and children) contributed to your parish last year? Be sure to include all money contributed for tuition at your parish school. (GIVE$IN)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $502389.3
2) Between $50 and $14945417.7
3) Between $150 and $24939315.3
4) Between $250 and $49961023.8
5) Between $500 and $99950019.5
6) Between $1,000 and $1,99926210.2
7) Between $2,000 and $2,999652.5
8) Between $3,000 and $4,999301.2
9) Between $5,000 and $9,999140.5
10) More than $10,00020.1
Missing99 
TOTAL2568100.0
147) If you had to make a guess, how much money do you think you and your immediate family contributed last year to Catholic activities, organizations, and charities outside your parish (e.g., Catholic Relief Fund, Catholic Charities, college fund)? (GIVE$OUT)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $50101240.0
2) Between $50 and $14977030.4
3) Between $150 and $24929311.6
4) Between $250 and $4992058.1
5) Between $500 and $9991315.2
6) Between $1,000 and $1,999612.4
7) Between $2,000 and $2,999281.1
8) Between $3,000 and $4,999150.6
9) Between $5,000 and $9,999100.4
10) More than $10,00050.2
Missing137 
TOTAL2530100.0
148) In your judgment, how much do the various parishes in your community differ from one another? (PRSHDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) No other Catholic parishes are located in our town.61823.8
2) There are major basic differences among parishes.40415.6
3) There are minor basic differences among parishes.53620.7
4) There are really no basic differences among parishes.2469.5
5) I have no idea about the extent of differences.79030.5
Missing73 
TOTAL2594100.0
149) Does your parish encourage unchurched people to become members or become active in the parish? (UNCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) No efforts have been made to do this.51723.8
2) Some efforts have been made to do this.92242.5
3) Continuing efforts have been made to do this.73033.7
Missing498 
TOTAL2169100.0
150) Does your parish encourage inactive Catholics to become members or become active in the parish? (INACTIVE)
TOTAL%
1) No efforts have been made to do this.38117.0
2) Some efforts have been made to do this.94642.1
3) Continuing efforts have been made to do this.92040.9
Missing420 
TOTAL2247100.0
151) How much do you expect the parish to change in the next ten years? (CHNGNPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very much39215.5
2) Some change164565.2
3) No change48719.3
Missing143 
TOTAL2524100.0
152) What kind of changes, if any, do you expect in your parish in the next ten years? (For example, style of liturgies, role of lay persons, ethnic or racial composition of parish, etc.) - First mention (ANTCHNG1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL206239.81336
153) If any, what kind of changes do you expect in your parish in the next ten years? (For example, style of liturgies, role of lay persons, ethnic or racial composition of parish, etc.) - Second mention (ANTCHNG2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL206020.78832
154) If any, what kind of changes do you expect in your parish in the next ten years? (For example, style of liturgies, role of lay persons, ethnic or racial composition of parish, etc.) - Third mention (ANTCHNG3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20607.39821
155) If any, what kind of changes do you expect in your parish in the next ten years? (For example, style of liturgies, role of lay persons, ethnic or racial composition of parish, etc.) - Fourth mention (ANTCHNG4)
TOTAL%
0) No change196795.5
3) Aging membership20.1
5) Racial change - White flight40.2
6) Racial change - Black to white10.0
7) Ethnic assimilation40.2
9) Parish growth10.0
10) Longtime pastor left20.1
14) One pastor10.0
15) Share priest10.0
18) Lay leaders20.1
19) Deacons10.0
21) No longer have school10.0
22) Consolidation of schools10.0
25) Renovate church10.0
28) Decreased staff size10.0
33) Communion both types20.1
36) Increased congregational participation40.2
38) Women liturgy roles30.1
42) Informal liturgy30.1
44) Child liturgy20.1
47) More convenient Mass10.0
49) More exciting celebrant20.1
51) Female priests20.1
54) Church marriage laws10.0
55) More ecumenism20.1
56) Changes confession30.1
57) American bishops20.1
59) Change church laws10.0
60) Liturgy styles RAC GR10.0
63) Active lay leaders70.3
65) Social activity10.0
66) More spiritual renewal10.0
67) Developed CCD program10.0
71) Increased emphasis on charity/poor20.1
72) Emphasize justice and peace30.1
74) Better program yuppies30.1
75) Better program aged10.0
76) School liturgies20.1
77) Education or development programs10.0
79) Increased interaction10.0
80) More liberal attitudes30.1
82) Positive church race relations10.0
88) Improved financial support of parish30.1
89) Decreased financial support of parish10.0
94) Dislike church music10.0
96) Greater emphasis on parish as a community20.1
97) Liturgical change50.2
98) Change in role of laypersons20.1
Missing607 
TOTAL2060100.0
156) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED THAT THEY EXPECTED THEIR PARISH TO CHANGE IN THE NEXT TEN YEARS: Total number of changes expected to occur in your parish? (TOTCHNG)
TOTAL%
0) None43721.2
1) One77737.7
2) Two52825.6
3) Three23011.2
4) Four733.5
5) Five120.6
6) Six40.2
8) Eight or more10.0
Missing605 
TOTAL2062100.0
157) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Rights of minorities (INVOLMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved28812.5
2) 2259.7
3) 115650.0
4) 40817.6
5) More involved23610.2
Missing354 
TOTAL2313100.0
158) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Local zoning laws (INVOLZON)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved66929.4
2) 43519.1
3) 87938.7
4) 1828.0
5) More involved1094.8
Missing393 
TOTAL2274100.0
159) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Handling of crime and criminals (INVOLCRI)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved39817.1
2) 29512.7
3) 98342.4
4) 39517.0
5) More involved25010.8
Missing346 
TOTAL2321100.0
160) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Prevention of drug/alcohol abuse (INVOLALC)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved1064.5
2) 803.4
3) 59925.2
4) 86336.4
5) More involved72630.6
Missing293 
TOTAL2374100.0
161) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Medical care issues (INVOLMED)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved25010.8
2) 24210.5
3) 95641.4
4) 55323.9
5) More involved31013.4
Missing356 
TOTAL2311100.0
162) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Local elections (INVOLELC)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved69430.2
2) 37416.3
3) 88238.3
4) 1968.5
5) More involved1546.7
Missing367 
TOTAL2300100.0
163) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Business-government relationships (INVOLBGO)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved66829.0
2) 39517.2
3) 92440.1
4) 1958.5
5) More involved1205.2
Missing365 
TOTAL2302100.0
164) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Quality of public education (INVOLPUB)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved27711.8
2) 1626.9
3) 81034.5
4) 59425.3
5) More involved50421.5
Missing320 
TOTAL2347100.0
165) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Rarely go to Mass? (TRUCATHA)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes36214.4
2) I think so.90536.0
3) I don't think so.86934.5
4) Definitely no34713.8
5) Refuse to judge341.4
Missing150 
TOTAL2517100.0
166) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Live together outside marriage? (TRUCATHB)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes2409.6
2) I think so.69827.8
3) I don't think so.75330.0
4) Definitely no78631.3
5) Refuse to judge331.3
Missing157 
TOTAL2510100.0
167) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Are married outside the Church? (TRUCATHC)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes42016.8
2) I think so.95038.0
3) I don't think so.68927.6
4) Definitely no40516.2
5) Refuse to judge331.3
Missing170 
TOTAL2497100.0
168) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Oppose racial integration? (TRUCATHD)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes25310.2
2) I think so.66927.0
3) I don't think so.94938.3
4) Definitely no57523.2
5) Refuse to judge341.4
Missing187 
TOTAL2480100.0
169) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Oppose nuclear disarmament? (TRUCATHE)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes70828.9
2) I think so.104742.7
3) I don't think so.42417.3
4) Definitely no2399.7
5) Refuse to judge341.4
Missing215 
TOTAL2452100.0
170) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Urge or undergo abortion? (TRUCATHF)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes1556.2
2) I think so.46118.5
3) I don't think so.72128.9
4) Definitely no112545.1
5) Refuse to judge331.3
Missing172 
TOTAL2495100.0
171) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Practice homosexuality? (TRUCATHG)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes1767.1
2) I think so.62525.1
3) I don't think so.69027.7
4) Definitely no96638.8
5) Refuse to judge331.3
Missing177 
TOTAL2490100.0
172) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Commit "minor" crimes? (TRUCATHH)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes32413.1
2) I think so.107043.1
3) I don't think so.63925.8
4) Definitely no41316.6
5) Refuse to judge351.4
Missing186 
TOTAL2481100.0
173) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Commit "serious" crimes? (TRUCATHI)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes2168.7
2) I think so.55922.5
3) I don't think so.70828.4
4) Definitely no97139.0
5) Refuse to judge351.4
Missing178 
TOTAL2489100.0
174) Sex of respondent (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male99637.3
2) Female167162.7
TOTAL2667100.0
175) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never married2629.9
2) Married181368.6
3) Separated301.1
4) Divorced and now single1345.1
5) Divorced and now remarried1013.8
6) Widow or widower30211.4
Missing25 
TOTAL2642100.0
176) Do you have any children? If so, how many? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) 47117.9
1) 33512.7
2) 64424.4
3) 48718.5
4) 31011.8
5) 1626.1
6) 1054.0
7) 501.9
8) 381.4
9) 160.6
10) 90.3
11) 50.2
12) 30.1
13) 10.0
14) 10.0
Missing30 
TOTAL2637100.0
177) ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO HAVING CHILDREN: Age of first child (KIDAGE1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL259919.51916
178) ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO HAVING CHILDREN: Age of second child (KIDAGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL261115.02315
179) ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO HAVING CHILDREN: Age of third child (KIDAGE3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26159.82814
180) ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO HAVING CHILDREN: Age of fourth child (KIDAGE4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26265.92311
181) ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO HAVING CHILDREN: Age of fifth child (KIDAGE5)
TOTAL%
0) 225085.6
1) 100.4
2) 40.2
3) 10.0
4) 50.2
5) 20.1
6) 10.0
7) 30.1
8) 30.1
9) 30.1
10) 80.3
11) 90.3
12) 80.3
13) 50.2
14) 40.2
15) 80.3
16) 70.3
17) 160.6
18) 120.5
19) 160.6
20) 261.0
21) 190.7
22) 210.8
23) 160.6
24) 251.0
25) 90.3
26) 160.6
27) 210.8
28) 110.4
29) 130.5
30) 110.4
31) 120.5
32) 50.2
33) 70.3
34) 40.2
35) 50.2
36) 20.1
37) 50.2
38) 50.2
40) 40.2
42) 40.2
43) 20.1
44) 10.0
45) 20.1
48) 20.1
50) 20.1
51) 30.1
53) 10.0
57) 10.0
Missing37 
TOTAL2630100.0
182) ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO HAVING CHILDREN: Age of sixth child (KIDAGE6)
TOTAL%
0) 241091.6
1) 30.1
3) 10.0
5) 10.0
6) 10.0
7) 10.0
8) 20.1
9) 20.1
10) 30.1
11) 40.2
12) 30.1
13) 50.2
14) 20.1
15) 90.3
16) 100.4
17) 110.4
18) 120.5
19) 140.5
20) 160.6
21) 110.4
22) 110.4
23) 130.5
24) 110.4
25) 120.5
26) 130.5
27) 70.3
28) 60.2
29) 50.2
30) 70.3
31) 20.1
32) 10.0
33) 30.1
34) 10.0
35) 20.1
36) 20.1
37) 10.0
38) 10.0
40) 20.1
41) 10.0
42) 20.1
43) 10.0
44) 20.1
47) 10.0
48) 10.0
49) 10.0
51) 20.1
Missing35 
TOTAL2632100.0
183) ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO HAVING CHILDREN: Age of seventh child (KIDAGE7)
TOTAL%
0) 251595.5
4) 20.1
7) 20.1
8) 10.0
9) 20.1
11) 30.1
12) 10.0
13) 70.3
14) 80.3
15) 40.2
16) 70.3
17) 10.0
18) 80.3
19) 50.2
20) 90.3
21) 90.3
22) 70.3
23) 80.3
24) 20.1
25) 30.1
26) 30.1
27) 50.2
28) 30.1
29) 10.0
30) 20.1
31) 10.0
32) 30.1
33) 10.0
34) 10.0
35) 10.0
39) 10.0
40) 20.1
41) 30.1
49) 10.0
54) 10.0
Missing34 
TOTAL2633100.0
184) ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO HAVING CHILDREN: Age of eighth child (KIDAGE8)
TOTAL%
0) 256697.5
2) 20.1
7) 10.0
8) 10.0
9) 10.0
11) 20.1
12) 40.2
13) 40.2
14) 10.0
15) 30.1
16) 10.0
17) 30.1
18) 30.1
19) 80.3
20) 40.2
21) 30.1
22) 30.1
23) 10.0
24) 30.1
25) 20.1
26) 50.2
27) 10.0
28) 10.0
30) 10.0
31) 10.0
32) 10.0
33) 10.0
35) 10.0
37) 20.1
38) 10.0
39) 20.1
Missing34 
TOTAL2633100.0
185) ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO HAVING CHILDREN: Age of ninth child (KIDAGE9)
TOTAL%
0) 260298.7
1) 10.0
5) 10.0
6) 10.0
7) 10.0
8) 10.0
13) 30.1
15) 30.1
17) 20.1
18) 10.0
19) 20.1
20) 20.1
21) 30.1
23) 30.1
24) 10.0
25) 30.1
27) 10.0
30) 10.0
31) 10.0
35) 10.0
37) 10.0
Missing32 
TOTAL2635100.0
186) Please indicate the highest level of education completed by yourself. (EDUCSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less1887.2
2) Some high school1867.2
3) High school graduate66825.7
4) Some college51219.7
5) Technical school or two-year (junior college) degree30611.8
6) Completed college33612.9
7) Some graduate work1756.7
8) Post-graduate or professional degree (M.A., Ph.D., M.D.)2308.8
Missing66 
TOTAL2601100.0
187) Please indicate the highest level of education completed by your spouse. (EDUCSPS)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less1226.4
2) Some high school1447.5
3) High school graduate52027.2
4) Some college37219.4
5) Technical school or two-year (junior college) degree20110.5
6) Completed college26113.6
7) Some graduate work1015.3
8) Post-graduate or professional degree (M.A., Ph.D., M.D.)19210.0
Missing754 
TOTAL1913100.0
188) Please indicate the highest level of education completed by your father. (EDUCPOP)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less88339.7
2) Some high school32314.5
3) High school graduate49822.4
4) Some college1888.5
5) Technical school or two-year (junior college) degree803.6
6) Completed college1376.2
7) Some graduate work321.4
8) Post-graduate or professional degree (M.A., Ph.D., M.D.)823.7
Missing444 
TOTAL2223100.0
189) Please indicate the highest level of education completed by your mother. (EDUCMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less74933.4
2) Some high school32914.7
3) High school graduate71031.7
4) Some college1727.7
5) Technical school or two-year (junior college) degree1004.5
6) Completed college1255.6
7) Some graduate work231.0
8) Post-graduate or professional degree (M.A., Ph.D., M.D.)331.5
Missing426 
TOTAL2241100.0
190) When you were growing up, what type of grade school did you attend - Public? (GRSCHPUB)
TOTAL%
0) No128948.3
1) Yes137851.7
TOTAL2667100.0
191) When you were growing up, what type of grade school did you attend - Private non-religious? (GRSCHPRI)
TOTAL%
0) No264199.0
1) Yes261.0
TOTAL2667100.0
192) When you were growing up, what type of grade school did you attend - Catholic parochial? (GRSCHPAR)
TOTAL%
0) No132749.8
1) Yes134050.2
TOTAL2667100.0
193) When you were growing up, what type of grade school did you attend - Non-Catholic, church-related? (GRSCHNCR)
TOTAL%
0) No263898.9
1) Yes291.1
TOTAL2667100.0
194) When you were growing up, what type of grade school did you attend - Not applicable? (GRSCHNAP)
TOTAL%
0) No265399.5
1) Yes140.5
TOTAL2667100.0
195) When you were growing up, what type of junior high school did you attend - Public? (JRSCHPUB)
TOTAL%
0) No134550.4
1) Yes132249.6
TOTAL2667100.0
196) When you were growing up, what type of junior high school did you attend - Private, non-religious? (JRSCHPRI)
TOTAL%
0) No263698.8
1) Yes311.2
TOTAL2667100.0
197) When you were growing up, what type of junior high school did you attend - Catholic parochial? (JRSCHPAR)
TOTAL%
0) No179467.3
1) Yes87332.7
TOTAL2667100.0
198) When you were growing up, what type of junior high school did you attend - Non-Catholic, church-related? (JRSCHNCR)
TOTAL%
0) No264299.1
1) Yes250.9
TOTAL2667100.0
199) When you were growing up, what type of junior high school did you attend - Not applicable? (JRSCHNAP)
TOTAL%
0) No227885.4
1) Yes38914.6
TOTAL2667100.0
200) When you were growing up, what type of high school did you attend - Public? (HISCHPUB)
TOTAL%
0) No107240.2
1) Yes159559.8
TOTAL2667100.0
201) When you were growing up, what type of high school did you attend - Private, non-religious? (HISCHPRI)
TOTAL%
0) No263698.8
1) Yes311.2
TOTAL2667100.0
202) When you were growing up, what type of high school did you attend - Catholic parochial? (HISCHPAR)
TOTAL%
0) No192672.2
1) Yes74127.8
TOTAL2667100.0
203) When you were growing up, what type of high school did you attend - Non-Catholic, church-related? (HISCHNCR)
TOTAL%
0) No263298.7
1) Yes351.3
TOTAL2667100.0
204) When you were growing up, what type of high school did you attend - Not applicable? (HISCHNAP)
TOTAL%
0) No240990.3
1) Yes2589.7
TOTAL2667100.0
205) When you were growing up, what type of college did you attend - Public? (CLSCHPUB)
TOTAL%
0) No169563.6
1) Yes97236.4
TOTAL2667100.0
206) When you were growing up, what type of college did you attend - Private, non-religious? (CLSCHPRI)
TOTAL%
0) No255695.8
1) Yes1114.2
TOTAL2667100.0
207) When you were growing up, what type of college did you attend - Catholic parochial? (CLSCHPAR)
TOTAL%
0) No231786.9
1) Yes35013.1
TOTAL2667100.0
208) When you were growing up, what type of college did you attend - Non-Catholic, church-related? (CLSCHNCR)
TOTAL%
0) No259197.2
1) Yes762.8
TOTAL2667100.0
209) When you were growing up, what type of college did you attend - Not applicable? (CLSCHNAP)
TOTAL%
0) No155458.3
1) Yes111341.7
TOTAL2667100.0
210) Age (in years) of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL254248.5616
211) Age (in years) of respondent's spouse (AGESPOUS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL258344.0628
212) Besides being an American, what is your main nationality background? (NATIONR)
TOTAL%
1) English2509.4
2) Irish60522.7
3) Italian1937.2
4) French33712.6
5) German57921.7
6) Polish1706.4
7) East European1314.9
8) Scandinavian532.0
9) Black2499.3
10) Hispanic220.8
11) Asian30.1
12) Middle Eastern180.7
13) American Indian170.6
14) Canadian40.1
15) French-Canadian80.3
16) Austrian10.0
17) Swiss70.3
18) Scottish70.3
19) Welsh10.0
20) Belgian/Flemish30.1
21) Basque/Spanish20.1
22) Portuguese20.1
23) Greek30.1
24) Dutch20.1
TOTAL2667100.0
213) Besides being an American, what is your spouse's main nationality background? (NATIONS)
TOTAL%
0) Not married70427.1
1) English2589.9
2) Irish39915.4
3) Italian1124.3
4) French1887.2
5) German46618.0
6) Polish943.6
7) East European732.8
8) Scandinavian963.7
9) Black1305.0
10) Hispanic90.3
11) Asian80.3
12) Middle Eastern150.6
13) American Indian140.5
15) French-Canadian20.1
16) Austrian10.0
17) Swiss70.3
18) Scottish90.3
19) Welsh10.0
20) Belgian/Flemish20.1
21) Basque/Spanish30.1
22) Portuguese10.0
23) Greek10.0
24) Dutch10.0
Missing73 
TOTAL2594100.0
214) Do you have a political party preference? If so, which one? (PLPTYSLF)
TOTAL%
1) No preference54321.0
2) Republican50219.4
3) Democrat124248.0
4) Independent29611.5
5) Other20.1
Missing82 
TOTAL2585100.0
215) Does your spouse have a political party preference? If so, which one? (PLPTYSPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not currently married70427.3
1) No preference42616.5
2) Republican41115.9
3) Democrat81531.6
4) Independent2228.6
5) Other10.0
Missing88 
TOTAL2579100.0
216) Which of the following labels best describes your political position? (PLPOSSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal632.5
2) Liberal34213.6
3) Moderate130552.0
4) Conservative70027.9
5) Very conservative913.6
6) Other80.3
Missing158 
TOTAL2509100.0
217) Which of the following labels best describes your spouse's political position? (PLPOSSPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not married70027.5
1) Very liberal361.4
2) Liberal2208.6
3) Moderate95937.6
4) Conservative54321.3
5) Very conservative853.3
6) Other60.2
Missing118 
TOTAL2549100.0
218) We are interested in the denominational background of you and your spouse. What is your present denomination? (NOWDENSL)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic253498.1
2) Lutheran80.3
3) Presbyterian20.1
4) Baptist110.4
5) Methodist50.2
6) Episcopal10.0
7) Pentecostal10.0
8) Jewish10.0
10) None140.5
11) United Church of Christ, Congregational20.1
15) Christian non-denominational30.1
Missing85 
TOTAL2582100.0
219) We are interested in the denominational background of you and your spouse. What is your spouse's present denomination? (NOWDENSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not currently married70527.5
1) Catholic137853.7
2) Lutheran682.6
3) Presbyterian351.4
4) Baptist843.3
5) Methodist732.8
6) Episcopal251.0
7) Pentecostal50.2
8) Jewish60.2
9) Eastern Orthodox50.2
10) None1596.2
11) United Church of Christ, Congregational60.2
13) Reformed/Dutch Reformed10.0
14) Islam/Buddhist/other non-Christian40.2
15) Christian non-denominational130.5
16) Adventist10.0
Missing99 
TOTAL2568100.0
220) We are interested in the denominational background of you and your spouse. What is the denomination you were raised in? (PREDENSL)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic206385.0
2) Lutheran341.4
3) Presbyterian301.2
4) Baptist1184.9
5) Methodist984.0
6) Episcopal190.8
7) Pentecostal80.3
8) Jewish20.1
10) None361.5
11) United Church of Christ, Congregational70.3
14) Islam/Buddhist/other non-Christian10.0
15) Christian non-denominational110.5
Missing240 
TOTAL2427100.0
221) We are interested in the denominational background of you and your spouse. What is the denomination your spouse was raised in? (PREDENSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not currently married70228.1
1) Catholic101640.6
2) Lutheran1395.6
3) Presbyterian743.0
4) Baptist1817.2
5) Methodist1676.7
6) Episcopal532.1
7) Pentecostal80.3
8) Jewish60.2
9) Eastern Orthodox90.4
10) None1114.4
11) United Church of Christ, Congregational80.3
13) Reformed/Dutch Reformed20.1
14) Islam/Buddhist/other non-Christian40.2
15) Christian non-denominational200.8
16) Adventist10.0
Missing166 
TOTAL2501100.0
222) We are interested in the denominational background of you and your spouse. Have you ever belonged to any other denominations? (OTHDENLF)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic321.2
2) Lutheran70.3
3) Presbyterian40.2
4) Baptist150.6
5) Methodist200.8
6) Episcopal110.4
7) Pentecostal40.2
8) Jewish10.0
9) Eastern Orthodox50.2
10) None200.8
11) United Church of Christ, Congregational10.0
15) Christian non-denominational20.1
88) No other denomination247795.3
Missing68 
TOTAL2599100.0
223) We are interested in the denominational background of you and your spouse. Has your spouse ever belonged to any other denominations? (OTHDENPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not currently married62323.9
1) Catholic100.4
2) Lutheran50.2
3) Presbyterian40.2
4) Baptist10.0
5) Methodist150.6
6) Episcopal30.1
7) Pentecostal20.1
8) Jewish10.0
9) Eastern Orthodox20.1
10) None170.7
11) United Church of Christ, Congregational10.0
15) Christian non-denominational10.0
88) No other denomination192673.8
Missing56 
TOTAL2611100.0
224) What is your current employment status? (EMPLSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Presently employed155560.6
2) Unemployed351.4
3) Retired49719.4
4) Housewife45817.8
5) Student230.9
Missing99 
TOTAL2568100.0
225) List your occupation and that of your spouse (if applicable). Please try to be as clear and specific as possible. For example, if you work as a lathe operator in a factory you should enter "lathe operator" and not skilled tradesman, blue collar worker, etc. If you are not presently married, leave the column under spouse blank. If you or your spouse are presently retired, indicate "retired" and list your principal former occupation. - Self (see summary documentation for occupation codes) (OCCUPSLF)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2461495.076355
226) What is your spouse's current employment status? (EMPLSPS)
TOTAL%
1) Presently employed127867.9
2) Unemployed181.0
3) Retired29615.7
4) Housewife28415.1
5) Student60.3
Missing785 
TOTAL1882100.0
227) List your occupation and that of your spouse (if applicable). Please try to be as clear and specific as possible. For example, if you work as a lathe operator in a factory you should enter "lathe operator" and not skilled tradesman, blue collar worker, etc. If you are not presently married, leave the column under spouse blank. If you or your spouse are presently retired, indicate "retired" and list your principal former occupation. - Spouse (see summary documentation for occupation codes) (OCCUPSPS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1811490.897337
228) How many years have you lived in your current residence? (RESYEARS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL261714.60913
229) How many times have you moved during the past 15 years? (MOVES)
TOTAL%
0) 104139.8
1) 47918.3
2) 33913.0
3) 28410.9
4) 1746.7
5) 1044.0
6) 702.7
7) 291.1
8) 331.3
9) 110.4
10) 251.0
11) 30.1
12) 120.5
13) 10.0
14) 20.1
15) 30.1
17) 10.0
18) 10.0
20) 10.0
23) 10.0
25) 10.0
Missing52 
TOTAL2615100.0
230) AKSED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY HAD MOVED IN THE PAST 15 YEARS: How many of these moves were within the neighborhood served by the parish you now attend most frequently? (PARMOVES)
TOTAL%
0) No moves/Not applicable79450.2
1) One move46629.5
2) Two moves19312.2
3) Three moves815.1
4) Four moves291.8
5) Five moves110.7
6) Six moves40.3
7) Seven or more30.2
Missing1086 
TOTAL1581100.0
231) How far is your present home from the parish you attend? (HOMEFAR)
TOTAL%
1) Less than half a mile56521.8
2) Less than 1 mile43416.7
3) 1 to 2 miles54721.1
4) 2 to 3 miles30611.8
5) 4 to 5 miles26810.3
6) 5 to 10 miles33012.7
7) More than 10 miles1475.7
Missing70 
TOTAL2597100.0
232) With many demands on our time, it's difficult for most people to participate in any groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any such groups or organizations, either secular or religious, as labor unions, veterans' groups, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, etc.? - First mention (ORGANIZA)
TOTAL%
0) Do not belong to any148757.1
1) Fraternal411.6
2) Service1305.0
3) Veterans843.2
4) Political421.6
5) Labor union562.1
6) Sports group552.1
7) Youth group411.6
8) School service group562.1
9) Hobby/social club1415.4
10) Sorority170.7
11) Nationality group60.2
12) Farm organization220.8
13) Liturgy/discussion/study group130.5
14) Professional/academic society1375.3
15) Neighborhood association471.8
21) Church fraternal group1134.3
22) Church service group522.0
24) Church political group110.4
27) Church youth group30.1
28) Church school service group60.2
29) Church hobby/social group170.7
30) Church school sorority30.1
33) Church liturgy/discussion/study group240.9
34) Church professional/academic group20.1
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
233) With many demands on our time, it's difficult for most people to participate in any groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any such groups or organizations, either secular or religious, as labor unions, veterans' groups, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, etc.? - Second mention (ORGANIZB)
TOTAL%
0) Do not belong to any193574.3
1) Fraternal180.7
2) Service773.0
3) Veterans441.7
4) Political431.7
5) Labor union160.6
6) Sports group532.0
7) Youth group271.0
8) School service group351.3
9) Hobby/social club1114.3
10) Sorority120.5
11) Nationality group20.1
12) Farm organization160.6
13) Liturgy/discussion/study group110.4
14) Professional/academic society1084.1
15) Neighborhood association220.8
21) Church fraternal group230.9
22) Church service group200.8
24) Church political group70.3
25) Church labor union10.0
27) Church youth group20.1
28) Church school service group60.2
29) Church hobby/social group50.2
30) Church school sorority10.0
33) Church liturgy/discussion/study group90.3
34) Church professional/academic group20.1
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
234) With many demands on our time, it's difficult for most people to participate in any groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any such groups or organizations, either secular or religious, as labor unions, veterans' groups, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, etc.? - Third mention (ORGANIZC)
TOTAL%
0) Do not belong to any224586.1
1) Fraternal80.3
2) Service391.5
3) Veterans210.8
4) Political120.5
5) Labor union100.4
6) Sports group281.1
7) Youth group150.6
8) School service group220.8
9) Hobby/social club602.3
10) Sorority50.2
11) Nationality group30.1
12) Farm organization110.4
13) Liturgy/discussion/study group80.3
14) Professional/academic society592.3
15) Neighborhood association140.5
16) Marriage Encounter10.0
21) Church fraternal group110.4
22) Church service group100.4
24) Church political group20.1
25) Church labor union10.0
27) Church youth group10.0
28) Church school service group60.2
29) Church hobby/social group30.1
30) Church school sorority10.0
33) Church liturgy/discussion/study group100.4
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
235) With many demands on our time, it's difficult for most people to participate in any groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any such groups or organizations, either secular or religious, as labor unions, veterans' groups, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, etc.? - Fourth mention (ORGANIZD)
TOTAL%
0) Do not belong to any242893.2
1) Fraternal30.1
2) Service170.7
3) Veterans80.3
4) Political120.5
5) Labor union20.1
6) Sports group180.7
7) Youth group80.3
8) School service group90.3
9) Hobby/social club291.1
10) Sorority20.1
12) Farm organization10.0
13) Liturgy/discussion/study group30.1
14) Professional/academic society421.6
15) Neighborhood association20.1
21) Church fraternal group20.1
22) Church service group60.2
24) Church political group50.2
28) Church school service group10.0
29) Church hobby/social group10.0
33) Church liturgy/discussion/study group50.2
34) Church professional/academic group20.1
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
236) With many demands on our time, it's difficult for most people to participate in any groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any such groups or organizations, either secular or religious, as labor unions, veterans' groups, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, etc.? - Fifth mention (ORGANIZE)
TOTAL%
0) Do not belong to any252596.9
2) Service80.3
3) Veterans20.1
4) Political50.2
5) Labor union20.1
6) Sports group40.2
7) Youth group50.2
8) School service group30.1
9) Hobby/social club110.4
10) Sorority20.1
13) Liturgy/discussion/study group40.2
14) Professional/academic society210.8
15) Neighborhood association10.0
21) Church fraternal group30.1
22) Church service group50.2
24) Church political group10.0
33) Church liturgy/discussion/study group40.2
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
237) With many demands on our time, it's difficult for most people to participate in any groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any such groups or organizations, either secular or religious, as labor unions, veterans' groups, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, etc.? - Sixth mention (ORGANIZF)
TOTAL%
0) Do not belong to any257398.7
2) Service50.2
4) Political10.0
8) School service group50.2
9) Hobby/social club50.2
10) Sorority20.1
13) Liturgy/discussion/study group10.0
14) Professional/academic society90.3
15) Neighborhood association10.0
21) Church fraternal group10.0
22) Church service group10.0
28) Church school service group10.0
33) Church liturgy/discussion/study group10.0
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
238) With many demands on our time, it's difficult for most people to participate in any groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any such groups or organizations, either secular or religious, as labor unions, veterans' groups, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, etc.? - Seventh mention (ORGANIZG)
TOTAL%
0) Do not belong to any259699.6
2) Service10.0
3) Veterans20.1
7) Youth group10.0
8) School service group10.0
9) Hobby/social club10.0
13) Liturgy/discussion/study group10.0
14) Professional/academic society10.0
28) Church school service group10.0
33) Church liturgy/discussion/study group10.0
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
239) With many demands on our time, it's difficult for most people to participate in any groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any such groups or organizations, either secular or religious, as labor unions, veterans' groups, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, etc.? - Eighth mention (ORGANIZH)
TOTAL%
0) Do not belong to any260199.8
4) Political20.1
14) Professional/academic society10.0
22) Church service group10.0
28) Church school service group10.0
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
240) With many demands on our time, it's difficult for most people to participate in any groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any such groups or organizations, either secular or religious, as labor unions, veterans' groups, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, etc.? - Ninth mention (ORGANIZI)
TOTAL%
0) Do not belong to any260399.9
4) Political10.0
14) Professional/academic society10.0
24) Church political group10.0
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
241) With many demands on our time, it's difficult for most people to participate in any groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any such groups or organizations, either secular or religious, as labor unions, veterans' groups, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, etc.? - Tenth mention (ORGANIZJ)
TOTAL%
0) Do not belong to any260399.9
1) Fraternal10.0
14) Professional/academic society10.0
24) Church political group10.0
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
242) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED BELONGING TO GROUPS OR ORGANIZATIONS: Total number of memberships (ORGANTL)
TOTAL%
0) 148757.1
1) 44717.2
2) 31011.9
3) 1847.1
4) 973.7
5) 481.8
6) 230.9
7) 50.2
8) 20.1
9) 10.0
10) 20.1
Missing61 
TOTAL2606100.0
243) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED BELONGING TO GROUPS OR ORGANIZATIONS: Name the group or organization to which you give the most time. (ORGANTME)
TOTAL%
1) Fraternal222.3
2) Service14415.0
3) Veterans525.4
4) Political333.4
5) Labor union262.7
6) Sports group727.5
7) Youth group555.7
8) School service group525.4
9) Hobby/social club14314.9
10) Sorority111.1
11) Nationality group60.6
12) Farm organization212.2
13) Liturgy/discussion/study group111.1
14) Professional/academic society10811.2
15) Neighborhood association323.3
21) Church fraternal group586.0
22) Church service group474.9
24) Church political group80.8
27) Church youth group20.2
28) Church school service group121.2
29) Church hobby/social group151.6
30) Church school sorority10.1
31) Church nationality group10.1
33) Church liturgy/discussion/study group262.7
34) Church professional/academic group30.3
Missing1706 
TOTAL961100.0
244) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED BELONGING TO GROUPS OR ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate roughly how many hours per month you spend in the group or organization you reported to giving the most time. (ORGANHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 364.0
1) 889.8
2) 9911.0
3) 667.3
4) 9911.0
5) 576.3
6) 596.5
7) 202.2
8) 667.3
9) 131.4
10) 788.6
11) 40.4
12) 434.8
13) 60.7
14) 40.4
15) 283.1
16) 101.1
17) 10.1
18) 40.4
19) 10.1
20) 475.2
21) 10.1
22) 40.4
23) 10.1
24) 30.3
25) 50.6
26) 10.1
29) 10.1
30) 182.0
32) 20.2
35) 30.3
36) 20.2
40) 141.6
45) 10.1
48) 20.2
50) 50.6
60) 30.3
63) 10.1
70) 10.1
72) 10.1
80) 10.1
96) 10.1
98) 20.2
Missing1765 
TOTAL902100.0
245) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO REPORTED BELONGING TO GROUPS OR ORGANIZATIONS: In what manner do you participate in the organization that you reported to spending the most time with? (ORGANPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Leader2018.0
2) Active worker27210.8
3) Regular participant28711.4
4) Occasional participant26810.6
8) Not applicable149259.2
Missing147 
TOTAL2520100.0
246) In which of the categories listed below would you put your total family income (from all sources, before taxes) for last year? (IF YOU ARE A DEPENDENT, THEN ESTIMATE THE INCOME OF YOUR FAMILY. IF YOU ARE MARRIED, INCLUDE YOUR SPOUSE'S INCOME). (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $10,00036714.9
2) Between $10,000 and $19,99953521.7
3) Between $20,000 and $29,99955322.4
4) Between $30,000 and $34,99927611.2
5) Between $35,000 and $39,9991857.5
6) Between $40,000 and $44,9991395.6
7) Between $45,000 and $49,999994.0
8) Between $50,000 and $59,9991144.6
9) $60,000 and over2008.1
Missing199 
TOTAL2468100.0
247) How often do you do each of the following? - Mass on Sunday/Saturday evening (GOMASS)
TOTAL%
1) Never421.6
2) About once a year652.5
3) Several times a year2108.0
4) Once a month813.1
5) 2 or 3 times a month34813.3
6) Once a week186971.5
Missing52 
TOTAL2615100.0
248) How often do you do each of the following? - Daily Mass (GODLYMAS)
TOTAL%
1) Never105943.8
2) About once a year31212.9
3) Several times a year64026.5
4) Once a month793.3
5) 2 or 3 times a month1024.2
6) Once a week723.0
7) Several times a week1114.6
8) Every day441.8
Missing248 
TOTAL2419100.0
249) How often do you do each of the following? - Benediction (GOBEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never122352.9
2) About once a year64027.7
3) Several times a year35415.3
4) Once a month361.6
5) 2 or 3 times a month160.7
6) Once a week391.7
7) Several times a week40.2
8) Every day20.1
Missing353 
TOTAL2314100.0
250) How often do you do each of the following? - Stations of the Cross (GOSTOCR)
TOTAL%
1) Never105143.5
2) About once a year84134.8
3) Several times a year41917.3
4) Once a month210.9
5) 2 or 3 times a month241.0
6) Once a week441.8
7) Several times a week100.4
8) Every day50.2
Missing252 
TOTAL2415100.0
251) How often do you do each of the following? - Public Rosary (GOROSARY)
TOTAL%
1) Never145961.2
2) About once a year41917.6
3) Several times a year36115.1
4) Once a month431.8
5) 2 or 3 times a month271.1
6) Once a week461.9
7) Several times a week130.5
8) Every day160.7
Missing283 
TOTAL2384100.0
252) How often do you do each of the following? - Novenas (GONOVENA)
TOTAL%
1) Never177976.4
2) About once a year33014.2
3) Several times a year1506.4
4) Once a month210.9
5) 2 or 3 times a month110.5
6) Once a week190.8
7) Several times a week50.2
8) Every day140.6
Missing338 
TOTAL2329100.0
253) How often do you do each of the following? - Communal penance services (GOPNANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Never118150.0
2) About once a year68729.1
3) Several times a year41617.6
4) Once a month411.7
5) 2 or 3 times a month120.5
6) Once a week170.7
7) Several times a week30.1
8) Every day30.1
Missing307 
TOTAL2360100.0
254) How often do you do each of the following? - Communion (GOCOMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never1897.4
2) About once a year953.7
3) Several times a year2409.3
4) Once a month1365.3
5) 2 or 3 times a month36914.4
6) Once a week136153.0
7) Several times a week1365.3
8) Every day421.6
Missing99 
TOTAL2568100.0
255) How often do you do each of the following? - Confession (GOCONFES)
TOTAL%
1) Never66426.2
2) About once a year87834.6
3) Several times a year82432.5
4) Once a month1335.2
5) 2 or 3 times a month120.5
6) Once a week170.7
7) Several times a week50.2
8) Every day30.1
Missing131 
TOTAL2536100.0
256) How often do you do the following? - Read or study the Bible on your own (OFTNBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day1315.1
2) Several times a week1867.3
3) Once a week993.9
4) 2 or 3 times a month1726.7
5) Once a month973.8
6) Several times a year52320.5
7) Once a year or less50419.7
8) Never84533.0
Missing110 
TOTAL2557100.0
257) How often do you do the following? - Read or study the Bible with friends or as a part of a study group (OFTNFRN)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day210.8
2) Several times a week301.2
3) Once a week1455.8
4) 2 or 3 times a month652.6
5) Once a month441.8
6) Several times a year1716.9
7) Once a year or less2008.0
8) Never181072.8
Missing181 
TOTAL2486100.0
258) How often do you do the following? - Say grace before meals (OFTNGRC)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day109242.4
2) Several times a week34013.2
3) Once a week943.6
4) 2 or 3 times a month1214.7
5) Once a month763.0
6) Several times a year53820.9
7) Once a year or less1034.0
8) Never2128.2
Missing91 
TOTAL2576100.0
259) How often do you do the following? - Share your religious beliefs with other Catholics who have similar beliefs (OFTNREL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day1224.9
2) Several times a week2138.6
3) Once a week1978.0
4) 2 or 3 times a month31212.7
5) Once a month2188.8
6) Several times a year78331.8
7) Once a year or less25010.1
8) Never37015.0
Missing202 
TOTAL2465100.0
260) How often do you do the following? - Share your religious beliefs with other Catholics who have different beliefs (OFTNDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day662.6
2) Several times a week1214.9
3) Once a week1054.2
4) 2 or 3 times a month2028.1
5) Once a month1817.3
6) Several times a year76830.8
7) Once a year or less39215.7
8) Never65926.4
Missing173 
TOTAL2494100.0
261) How often do you do the following? - Share your religious beliefs with non-Catholics who have similar beliefs (OFTNNON)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day662.7
2) Several times a week1094.4
3) Once a week853.4
4) 2 or 3 times a month2048.2
5) Once a month1576.3
6) Several times a year78231.6
7) Once a year or less44317.9
8) Never62825.4
Missing193 
TOTAL2474100.0
262) How often do you do the following? - Share your religious beliefs with non-Catholics who have different beliefs (OFTNNDF)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day461.9
2) Several times a week813.3
3) Once a week602.4
4) 2 or 3 times a month1606.4
5) Once a month1415.7
6) Several times a year70928.6
7) Once a year or less51020.6
8) Never77431.2
Missing186 
TOTAL2481100.0
263) How often do you do the following? - Listen to a religious program on the radio (OFTNRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day753.1
2) Several times a week652.6
3) Once a week1727.0
4) 2 or 3 times a month763.1
5) Once a month763.1
6) Several times a year28311.5
7) Once a year or less2299.3
8) Never148060.3
Missing211 
TOTAL2456100.0
264) How often do you do the following? - Watch a religious program on television (OFTNTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day462.0
2) Several times a week452.0
3) Once a week1376.0
4) 2 or 3 times a month612.7
5) Once a month672.9
6) Several times a year44519.4
7) Once a year or less31113.5
8) Never118551.6
Missing370 
TOTAL2297100.0
265) How often do you do the following? - Pray with friends or with members of your household, other than grace at meals (OFTNPRA)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day1877.8
2) Several times a week1395.8
3) Once a week1666.9
4) 2 or 3 times a month984.1
5) Once a month753.1
6) Several times a year41817.4
7) Once a year or less26411.0
8) Never105043.8
Missing270 
TOTAL2397100.0
266) How often do you do the following? - Pray privately (OFTNPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day159261.2
2) Several times a week49919.2
3) Once a week1054.0
4) 2 or 3 times a month1094.2
5) Once a month451.7
6) Several times a year1505.8
7) Once a year or less311.2
8) Never702.7
Missing66 
TOTAL2601100.0
267) How often do you do the following? - Fast or abstain from meat on certain days (OFTNFAS)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or several times a day642.5
2) Several times a week843.3
3) Once a week2319.1
4) 2 or 3 times a month833.3
5) Once a month923.6
6) Several times a year122448.2
7) Once a year or less35614.0
8) Never40315.9
Missing130 
TOTAL2537100.0
268) Which religious radio programs you listen to? - First mention (RADIO1)
TOTAL%
0) No mention78967.8
1) Sunday Mass615.2
2) Daily Mass60.5
3) Mass to shut-ins110.9
4) Rosary211.8
5) Novena90.8
6) Choir Sunday90.8
10) Christophers60.5
11) Father Randall40.3
20) Rex Humbard20.2
21) Ken Copeland40.3
22) Billy Graham342.9
23) Jim Dobson70.6
24) Chuck Swindoll30.3
26) Oral Roberts20.2
28) Garner Armstrong10.1
38) Local religious programming534.6
39) Several ministers211.8
40) Gospel Hour151.3
41) Celebration Rock30.3
42) Focus on Family10.1
43) To Be of Service10.1
44) Bible Answer Man10.1
45) Bible Times10.1
46) Spirit & the Word10.1
50) Spiritual Renaissance10.1
51) Moody Bible Institute30.3
52) Chalice of Salvation20.2
53) John Nadolny20.2
54) Crossroads30.3
55) J. Vernon McGee10.1
56) Father Zampino10.1
57) Tips for Teens10.1
58) Norman Vincent Peale20.2
59) Back to the Bible10.1
60) Local show unspecified635.4
61) Viola Hour10.1
62) Night Sounds10.1
63) Unity Church10.1
64) Country Roads110.9
65) Hour of Decision10.1
66) Open Door10.1
67) Sacred Heart20.2
Missing1503 
TOTAL1164100.0
269) Which religious radio programs you listen to? - Second mention (RADIO2)
TOTAL%
0) No mention113597.4
1) Sunday Mass40.3
2) Daily Mass10.1
3) Mass to shut-ins10.1
5) Novena10.1
11) Father Randall10.1
22) Billy Graham10.1
23) Jim Dobson20.2
24) Chuck Swindoll30.3
27) Edith Wyntt10.1
38) Local religious programming70.6
39) Several ministers70.6
45) Bible Times10.1
Missing1502 
TOTAL1165100.0
270) Which religious radio programs you listen to? - Third mention (RADIO3)
TOTAL%
0) No mention116399.8
1) Sunday Mass10.1
38) Local religious programming10.1
Missing1502 
TOTAL1165100.0
271) Which religious TV programs you watch? - First mention (TELIVIS1)
TOTAL%
0) No mention84558.6
1) Sunday Mass845.8
2) Daily Mass60.4
3) Mass to shut-ins261.8
4) Holiday Mass70.5
5) Holy Mass, Rome191.3
6) Diocesan Lenten programs20.1
9) Special Holy Mass604.2
10) Christophers60.4
20) Rex Humbard30.2
21) Ken Copeland30.2
22) Billy Graham926.4
23) Oral Roberts201.4
24) Bob Schuller302.1
25) Jim Swaggart100.7
26) Jerry Falwell40.3
28) Lindstroms10.1
29) Jim Bakker30.2
30) Charles Stanley10.1
39) Various programs10.1
40) 700 Club674.6
41) Real to Reel30.2
42) In Touch10.1
43) 5 Minutes to Live By10.1
44) Apostle Handicap40.3
45) PTL90.6
46) Dr. Larkin's Breakthrough10.1
47) Moody Bible Institute10.1
49) Local religious programming704.9
50) Episodic special402.8
51) Chalice of Salvation110.8
52) CBN Christmas Broadcast50.3
53) Garner Armstrong10.1
54) Cabbages & Kings10.1
55) Herbert Armstrong20.1
56) Gospel variation30.2
Missing1224 
TOTAL1443100.0
272) Which religious TV programs you watch? - Second mention (TELEVIS2)
TOTAL%
0) No mention136194.8
1) Sunday Mass50.3
2) Daily Mass10.1
3) Mass to shut-ins10.1
5) Holy Mass, Rome60.4
6) Diocesan Lenten programs20.1
9) Special Holy Mass20.1
10) Christophers20.1
21) Ken Copeland20.1
22) Billy Graham120.8
23) Oral Roberts70.5
24) Bob Schuller30.2
25) Jim Swaggart30.2
26) Jerry Falwell10.1
28) Lindstroms10.1
40) 700 Club110.8
41) Real to Reel10.1
45) PTL40.3
49) Local religious programming100.7
56) Gospel variation10.1
Missing1231 
TOTAL1436100.0
273) Which religious TV programs you watch? - Third mention (TELEVIS3)
TOTAL%
0) No mention142599.3
6) Diocesan Lenten programs10.1
20) Rex Humbard10.1
21) Ken Copeland10.1
22) Billy Graham10.1
23) Oral Roberts10.1
40) 700 Club10.1
49) Local religious programming30.2
50) Episodic special10.1
Missing1232 
TOTAL1435100.0
274) Reading over the things you do a lot, which of these does the most to fulfill your religious needs? - First priority (FULFILL1)
TOTAL%
1) Weekend Mass103343.4
2) Daily Mass532.2
3) Benediction20.1
4) Stations of Cross100.4
5) Public Rosary200.8
6) Novenas100.4
7) Communal penance services30.1
8) Communion1797.5
9) Confession170.7
10) Daily Bible reading933.9
11) Bible study group301.3
12) Grace before meals200.8
13) Sharing your beliefs with other Catholics who have similar beliefs341.4
14) Sharing your beliefs with other Catholics who have different beliefs241.0
15) Sharing your beliefs with non-Catholics who have similar beliefs190.8
16) Sharing your beliefs with non-Catholics who have different beliefs50.2
17) Listening to a religious program on the radio90.4
18) Watching a religious program on television100.4
19) Praying with friends or members of your family, other than grace at meals371.6
20) Pray privately69429.2
21) Fasting or abstaining from meat on certain days783.3
Missing287 
TOTAL2380100.0
275) Reading over the things you do a lot, which two of these do the most to fulfill your religious needs? - Second priority (FULFILL2)
TOTAL%
0) No other1054.6
1) Weekend Mass34515.1
2) Daily Mass221.0
3) Benediction120.5
4) Stations of Cross281.2
5) Public Rosary401.7
6) Novenas221.0
7) Communal penance services261.1
8) Communion36716.0
9) Confession552.4
10) Daily Bible reading1255.5
11) Bible study group431.9
12) Grace before meals693.0
13) Sharing your beliefs with other Catholics who have similar beliefs1175.1
14) Sharing your beliefs with other Catholics who have different beliefs552.4
15) Sharing your beliefs with non-Catholics who have similar beliefs472.1
16) Sharing your beliefs with non-Catholics who have different beliefs200.9
17) Listening to a religious program on the radio462.0
18) Watching a religious program on television301.3
19) Praying with friends or members of your family, other than grace at meals1114.8
20) Pray privately53423.3
21) Fasting or abstaining from meat on certain days733.2
Missing375 
TOTAL2292100.0
276) Describe briefly in your own words to whom you usually pray (for example, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Mary, saints, etc.). - First mention (PRAY1)
TOTAL%
0) No object given140.6
1) Trinity110.5
2) Lord210.9
3) Father53523.1
4) Jesus135758.6
5) Holy Spirit793.4
6) Mary1998.6
7) St. Joseph70.3
8) Sacred Heart231.0
9) Rosary (Mary)40.2
10) St. Jude160.7
11) St. Theresa30.1
12) St. Anne30.1
13) St. Anthony30.1
15) St. Monica10.0
19) Saints, unspecified371.6
80) No one in particular10.0
Missing353 
TOTAL2314100.0
277) Describe briefly in your own words to whom you usually pray (for example, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Mary, saints, etc.). - Second mention (PRAY2)
TOTAL%
0) No object given86237.3
1) Trinity40.2
2) Lord120.5
3) Father1255.4
4) Jesus26411.4
5) Holy Spirit1777.7
6) Mary71731.0
7) St. Joseph140.6
8) Sacred Heart80.3
9) Rosary (Mary)30.1
10) St. Jude431.9
11) St. Theresa70.3
12) St. Anne10.0
13) St. Anthony100.4
15) St. Monica10.0
16) St. Christopher30.1
18) St. Gerard40.2
19) Saints, unspecified562.4
21) St. Francis10.0
80) No one in particular10.0
Missing354 
TOTAL2313100.0
278) Describe briefly in your own words to whom you usually pray (for example, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Mary, saints, etc.). - Third mention (PRAY3)
TOTAL%
0) No object given156667.8
1) Trinity30.1
2) Lord40.2
3) Father331.4
4) Jesus441.9
5) Holy Spirit1114.8
6) Mary23910.3
7) St. Joseph562.4
8) Sacred Heart30.1
9) Rosary (Mary)30.1
10) St. Jude572.5
11) St. Theresa150.6
12) St. Anne60.3
13) St. Anthony251.1
14) St. Rita10.0
16) St. Christopher20.1
18) St. Gerard10.0
19) Saints, unspecified1416.1
Missing357 
TOTAL2310100.0
279) Describe briefly in your own words to whom you usually pray (for example, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Mary, saints, etc.). - Fourth mention (PRAY4)
TOTAL%
0) No object given200887.0
1) Trinity20.1
3) Father120.5
4) Jesus40.2
5) Holy Spirit261.1
6) Mary492.1
7) St. Joseph231.0
8) Sacred Heart20.1
9) Rosary (Mary)40.2
10) St. Jude351.5
11) St. Theresa130.6
12) St. Anne70.3
13) St. Anthony221.0
16) St. Christopher20.1
18) St. Gerard10.0
19) Saints, unspecified964.2
21) St. Francis10.0
22) St. Luke10.0
23) St. Martin10.0
Missing358 
TOTAL2309100.0
280) Describe briefly in your own words to whom you usually pray (for example, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Mary, saints, etc.). - Fifth mention (PRAY5)
TOTAL%
0) No object given221195.8
2) Lord10.0
3) Father50.2
4) Jesus20.1
5) Holy Spirit20.1
6) Mary30.1
7) St. Joseph130.6
8) Sacred Heart20.1
10) St. Jude100.4
11) St. Theresa80.3
12) St. Anne20.1
13) St. Anthony100.4
14) St. Rita20.1
15) St. Monica10.0
18) St. Gerard10.0
19) Saints, unspecified341.5
Missing360 
TOTAL2307100.0
281) Describe briefly in your own words the content of your prayer or meditation; that is, what do you pray about? - First mention (CONPRAY1)
TOTAL%
0) No prayer content150.7
1) Help health2099.4
2) Emotions2089.3
3) Guidance26912.1
4) Thanks41618.7
5) Growth, success291.3
6) Be good person1808.1
7) Safety100.4
8) Financial security120.5
9) Forgiveness944.2
10) Family safety200.9
11) Family health1667.4
12) Family emotions1255.6
13) Family guidance542.4
14) Family thanks291.3
15) Repose of soul150.7
16) Good parent231.0
17) Spiritual growth for the family542.4
18) Others' welfare1225.5
21) Help pastor20.1
24) Guidance to serve10.0
26) Ministry for the poor and depressed40.2
27) Vocations10.0
28) Pope or bishops20.1
30) National crisis40.2
31) Peace914.1
32) Social justice30.1
34) Peacemakers70.3
40) Godhead221.0
41) Mary40.2
42) Sacred Heart10.0
43) Corpus Christi10.0
45) Stillness70.3
50) Souls in Purgatory50.2
51) Rosary200.9
52) To get to Heaven40.2
Missing438 
TOTAL2229100.0
282) Describe briefly in your own words the content of your prayer or meditation; that is, what do you pray about? - Second mention (CONPRAY2)
TOTAL%
0) No prayer content41118.4
1) Help health1004.5
2) Emotions1978.8
3) Guidance23410.5
4) Thanks1506.7
5) Growth, success361.6
6) Be good person904.0
7) Safety221.0
8) Financial security160.7
9) Forgiveness411.8
10) Family safety130.6
11) Family health1737.8
12) Family emotions1767.9
13) Family guidance1195.3
14) Family thanks452.0
15) Repose of soul261.2
16) Good parent301.3
17) Spiritual growth for the family642.9
18) Others' welfare1366.1
19) Family financial security50.2
21) Help pastor40.2
24) Guidance to serve20.1
26) Ministry for the poor and depressed30.1
27) Vocations20.1
28) Pope or bishops40.2
30) National crisis90.4
31) Peace693.1
32) Social justice50.2
33) Local/nation policy10.0
34) Peacemakers120.5
40) Godhead60.3
41) Mary90.4
43) Corpus Christi20.1
44) Saints10.0
45) Stillness10.0
50) Souls in Purgatory80.4
51) Rosary70.3
52) To get to Heaven20.1
70) Event in Scripture10.0
Missing435 
TOTAL2232100.0
283) Describe briefly in your own words the content of your prayer or meditation; that is, what do you pray about? - Third mention (CONPRAY3)
TOTAL%
0) No prayer content109449.1
1) Help health391.7
2) Emotions723.2
3) Guidance823.7
4) Thanks863.9
5) Growth, success130.6
6) Be good person703.1
7) Safety140.6
8) Financial security150.7
9) Forgiveness431.9
10) Family safety100.4
11) Family health944.2
12) Family emotions1376.1
13) Family guidance1034.6
14) Family thanks411.8
15) Repose of soul291.3
16) Good parent200.9
17) Spiritual growth for the family341.5
18) Others' welfare914.1
19) Family financial security70.3
21) Help pastor40.2
22) Help school/Christian education10.0
23) Parish decisions10.0
24) Guidance to serve40.2
25) Raise finances10.0
26) Ministry for the poor and depressed110.5
27) Vocations10.0
28) Pope or bishops50.2
30) National crisis50.2
31) Peace542.4
32) Social justice70.3
33) Local/nation policy10.0
34) Peacemakers100.4
40) Godhead20.1
41) Mary30.1
43) Corpus Christi30.1
44) Saints20.1
45) Stillness50.2
46) Tongues10.0
50) Souls in Purgatory60.3
51) Rosary10.0
52) To get to Heaven70.3
60) Dialogue with God10.0
Missing437 
TOTAL2230100.0
284) When you attend Mass, do you say your own prayers or follow the prayers said by the entire congregation? (CONGPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) I pray along with the congregation.120045.7
2) I usually say some prayers of my own choosing and say some prayers with the congregation.132450.4
3) I usually say prayers of my own choosing privately.963.7
4) I do not pray at all at Mass.50.2
Missing42 
TOTAL2625100.0
285) Below is a list of images that could be used to describe God. INDICATE HOW ACCURATE YOU FEEL EACH IMAGE IS AS A DESCRIPTION OF GOD. - Judge (IMAGAJUD)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate2158.8
2) 1476.0
3) 47119.2
4) 47719.5
5) Completely accurate114246.6
Missing215 
TOTAL2452100.0
286) Below is a list of images that could be used to describe God. INDICATE HOW ACCURATE YOU FEEL EACH IMAGE IS AS A DESCRIPTION OF GOD. - Protector (IMAGBPRO)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate743.0
2) 411.6
3) 1696.8
4) 51720.7
5) Completely accurate169567.9
Missing171 
TOTAL2496100.0
287) Below is a list of images that could be used to describe God. INDICATE HOW ACCURATE YOU FEEL EACH IMAGE IS AS A DESCRIPTION OF GOD. - Redeemer (IMAGCRED)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate682.7
2) 160.6
3) 1255.0
4) 39815.9
5) Completely accurate190175.8
Missing159 
TOTAL2508100.0
288) Below is a list of images that could be used to describe God. INDICATE HOW ACCURATE YOU FEEL EACH IMAGE IS AS A DESCRIPTION OF GOD. - Lover (IMAGDLOV)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate33714.1
2) 1546.5
3) 33914.2
4) 30112.6
5) Completely accurate125552.6
Missing281 
TOTAL2386100.0
289) Below is a list of images that could be used to describe God. INDICATE HOW ACCURATE YOU FEEL EACH IMAGE IS AS A DESCRIPTION OF GOD. - Master (IMAGEMAS)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate1686.9
2) 1034.2
3) 29612.1
4) 38215.6
5) Completely accurate149761.2
Missing221 
TOTAL2446100.0
290) Below is a list of images that could be used to describe God. INDICATE HOW ACCURATE YOU FEEL EACH IMAGE IS AS A DESCRIPTION OF GOD. - Mother (IMAGFMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate85637.0
2) 28512.3
3) 43018.6
4) 2279.8
5) Completely accurate51522.3
Missing354 
TOTAL2313100.0
291) Below is a list of images that could be used to describe God. INDICATE HOW ACCURATE YOU FEEL EACH IMAGE IS AS A DESCRIPTION OF GOD. - Creator (IMAGGCRE)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate502.0
2) 70.3
3) 642.5
4) 27110.7
5) Completely accurate214684.6
Missing129 
TOTAL2538100.0
292) Below is a list of images that could be used to describe God. INDICATE HOW ACCURATE YOU FEEL EACH IMAGE IS AS A DESCRIPTION OF GOD. - Father (IMAGHDAD)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate913.6
2) 241.0
3) 1415.6
4) 34313.7
5) Completely accurate189976.0
Missing169 
TOTAL2498100.0
293) Below is a list of images that could be used to describe God. INDICATE HOW ACCURATE YOU FEEL EACH IMAGE IS AS A DESCRIPTION OF GOD. - Friend (IMAGIFRN)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate843.4
2) 271.1
3) 1546.2
4) 37615.1
5) Completely accurate184474.2
Missing182 
TOTAL2485100.0
294) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Faithful (TRUEAFAI)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all140.5
2) 40.2
3) 933.6
4) 33113.0
5) Extremely true211182.7
Missing114 
TOTAL2553100.0
295) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Dependable (TRUEBDEP)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all160.6
2) 170.7
3) 1596.2
4) 36914.5
5) Extremely true198878.0
Missing118 
TOTAL2549100.0
296) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Forgiving (TRUECFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all80.3
2) 40.2
3) 512.0
4) 26910.4
5) Extremely true225587.2
Missing80 
TOTAL2587100.0
297) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Mysterious (TRUEDMYS)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all1365.4
2) 1044.1
3) 30512.1
4) 33013.0
5) Extremely true165465.4
Missing138 
TOTAL2529100.0
298) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - More present in relationships with others than in an individual's life (TRUEEREL)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all87937.0
2) 37115.6
3) 59425.0
4) 27011.4
5) Extremely true26311.1
Missing290 
TOTAL2377100.0
299) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Distant (TRUEFDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all123850.9
2) 41317.0
3) 42717.6
4) 2128.7
5) Extremely true1435.9
Missing234 
TOTAL2433100.0
300) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Permissive (TRUEGPER)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all74831.7
2) 36915.6
3) 69329.4
4) 26711.3
5) Extremely true28212.0
Missing308 
TOTAL2359100.0
301) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - A creative force in history (TRUEHCRE)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all1807.4
2) 1024.2
3) 32413.4
4) 44918.5
5) Extremely true136956.5
Missing243 
TOTAL2424100.0
302) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Aware of everything I think (TRUEIAWA)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all401.6
2) 441.7
3) 2088.2
4) 33013.1
5) Extremely true190375.4
Missing142 
TOTAL2525100.0
303) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Close (TRUEJCLO)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all582.3
2) 512.0
3) 28411.4
4) 51520.6
5) Extremely true159363.7
Missing166 
TOTAL2501100.0
304) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Vindictive (TRUEKVIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all155566.3
2) 28112.0
3) 28112.0
4) 843.6
5) Extremely true1436.1
Missing323 
TOTAL2344100.0
305) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - My constant companion (TRUELCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all471.9
2) 722.9
3) 42616.9
4) 47718.9
5) Extremely true149759.4
Missing148 
TOTAL2519100.0
306) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Strict (TRUEMSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all34814.4
2) 24810.2
3) 82334.0
4) 45919.0
5) Extremely true54422.5
Missing245 
TOTAL2422100.0
307) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Clearly knowable (TRUENKNO)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all1295.3
2) 1576.4
3) 48819.9
4) 41817.1
5) Extremely true125551.3
Missing220 
TOTAL2447100.0
308) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - In my life more as a symbol or an idea than as a real presence I can feel (TRUEOSYM)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all93238.4
2) 37715.5
3) 44018.1
4) 36014.8
5) Extremely true32013.2
Missing238 
TOTAL2429100.0
309) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - All-powerful (TRUEPPOW)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all190.8
2) 140.6
3) 1154.6
4) 30912.2
5) Extremely true206981.9
Missing141 
TOTAL2526100.0
310) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Awesome (TRUEQAWE)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all2118.8
2) 1104.6
3) 34814.5
4) 35814.9
5) Extremely true138057.3
Missing260 
TOTAL2407100.0
311) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Fascinating (TRUERFAS)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all1164.8
2) 803.3
3) 40016.5
4) 45818.9
5) Extremely true136856.5
Missing245 
TOTAL2422100.0
312) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Judgmental (TRUESJUD)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all35114.6
2) 25510.6
3) 59724.8
4) 39816.5
5) Extremely true81133.6
Missing255 
TOTAL2412100.0
313) As you read each of the following phrases, on a scale from 1 to 5 (with "1" being not true at all and "5" being extremely true) indicate how true it is for you. God is - Indifferent (TRUETIND)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all174872.2
2) 26110.8
3) 2128.8
4) 723.0
5) Extremely true1295.3
Missing245 
TOTAL2422100.0
314) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 1, entry 1 (SALVST11)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given37714.1
10) Void in my life73827.7
11) Sinfulness91634.3
12) No human community55921.0
13) Fear of unknown60.2
14) Human imperfections200.7
15) Lack of love of God291.1
16) Creature conflicts40.1
17) Need for meaning80.3
18) Lack of conviction100.4
TOTAL2667100.0
315) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 1, entry 2 (SALVST12)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given37714.1
10) Void in my life10.0
11) Sinfulness140.5
12) No human community100.4
13) Fear of unknown20.1
14) Human imperfections10.0
15) Lack of love of God30.1
17) Need for meaning10.0
20) Doing good deeds46417.4
21) God's grace78729.5
22) Church, sacraments2539.5
23) Working for justice61222.9
24) Living the best life542.0
25) Enhance other lives301.1
26) Following God's will291.1
27) Accepting Jesus130.5
28) Accepting God's will80.3
29) Developing beliefs80.3
TOTAL2667100.0
316) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 1, entry 3 (SALVST13)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given38214.3
10) Void in my life10.0
12) No human community40.1
20) Doing good deeds90.3
21) God's grace281.0
22) Church, sacraments100.4
23) Working for justice110.4
24) Living the best life60.2
25) Enhance other lives10.0
26) Following God's will30.1
27) Accepting Jesus30.1
29) Developing beliefs40.1
30) Feel fulfillment53720.1
31) Live in Heaven101338.0
32) Peaceable world61523.1
33) Mutual respect210.8
34) Spiritual perfection90.3
35) Christian victory100.4
TOTAL2667100.0
317) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 1, entry 4 (SALVST14)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given253595.1
20) Doing good deeds40.1
21) God's grace30.1
22) Church, sacraments90.3
23) Working for justice40.1
24) Living the best life10.0
25) Enhance other lives10.0
28) Accepting God's will10.0
30) Feel fulfillment250.9
31) Live in Heaven612.3
32) Peaceable world170.6
33) Mutual respect30.1
34) Spiritual perfection10.0
35) Christian victory20.1
TOTAL2667100.0
318) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 1, entry 5 (SALVST15)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given262098.2
20) Doing good deeds10.0
21) God's grace10.0
22) Church, sacraments20.1
23) Working for justice40.1
30) Feel fulfillment90.3
31) Live in Heaven160.6
32) Peaceable world130.5
33) Mutual respect10.0
TOTAL2667100.0
319) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 1, entry 6 (SALVST16)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given264899.3
30) Feel fulfillment20.1
31) Live in Heaven100.4
32) Peaceable world70.3
TOTAL2667100.0
320) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 2, entry 1 (SALVST21)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given225984.7
10) Void in my life210.8
11) Sinfulness34312.9
12) No human community411.5
14) Human imperfections20.1
18) Lack of conviction10.0
TOTAL2667100.0
321) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 2, entry 2 (SALVST22)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given225884.7
11) Sinfulness10.0
12) No human community30.1
20) Doing good deeds341.3
21) God's grace2348.8
22) Church, sacraments833.1
23) Working for justice471.8
24) Living the best life20.1
26) Following God's will10.0
27) Accepting Jesus20.1
29) Developing beliefs20.1
TOTAL2667100.0
322) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 2, entry 3 (SALVST23)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given226785.0
12) No human community10.0
20) Doing good deeds20.1
21) God's grace60.2
22) Church, sacraments70.3
23) Working for justice30.1
30) Feel fulfillment893.3
31) Live in Heaven2158.1
32) Peaceable world722.7
33) Mutual respect20.1
34) Spiritual perfection10.0
35) Christian victory20.1
TOTAL2667100.0
323) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 2, entry 4 (SALVST24)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given264699.2
23) Working for justice10.0
30) Feel fulfillment50.2
31) Live in heaven120.4
32) Peaceable world30.1
TOTAL2667100.0
324) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 2, entry 5 (SALVST25)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given266299.8
31) Live in Heaven20.1
32) Peaceable world30.1
TOTAL2667100.0
325) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 2, entry 6 (SALVST26)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given266599.9
32) Peaceable world10.0
33) Mutual respect10.0
TOTAL2667100.0
326) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 3, entry 1 (SALVST31)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given232987.3
10) Void in my life50.2
11) Sinfulness110.4
12) No human community31912.0
13) Fear of unknown10.0
14) Human imperfections10.0
15) Lack of love of God10.0
TOTAL2667100.0
327) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 3, entry 1 (SALVST32)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given232787.3
12) No human community10.0
20) Doing good deeds240.9
21) God's grace190.7
22) Church, sacraments301.1
23) Working for justice2599.7
24) Living the best life30.1
25) Enhance other lives10.0
26) Following God's will10.0
27) Accepting Jesus10.0
28) Accepting God's will10.0
TOTAL2667100.0
328) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 3, entry 3 (SALVST33)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given233487.5
20) Doing good deeds20.1
22) Church, sacraments30.1
30) Feel fulfillment311.2
31) Live in Heaven281.0
32) Peaceable world2639.9
33) Mutual respect50.2
34) Spiritual perfection10.0
TOTAL2667100.0
329) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 3, entry 4 (SALVST34)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given265999.7
20) Doing good deeds10.0
23) Working for justice10.0
30) Feel fulfillment10.0
31) Live in Heaven40.1
33) Mutual respect10.0
TOTAL2667100.0
330) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 3, entry 5 (SALVST35)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given2666100.0
31) Live in Heaven10.0
TOTAL2667100.0
331) Religion always identifies a basic human problem, something that is wrong with humans and their world. Then religion talks about a path to salvation, that is, a way that basic human problems can be overcome. Finally, religion talks about outcomes of salvation - a change in persons' lives or the way the world is as a result of salvation. Below is part of a picture that shows several kinds of basic human problems, paths to salvation, and outcomes of salvation. Think about your religious beliefs. What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? What do you think is the path to salvation? What is the outcome of salvation? - String 3, entry 6 (SALVST36)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given2666100.0
32) Peaceable world10.0
TOTAL2667100.0
332) Which one of these six pictures symbolizes your own idea of God's relationship to the world? (WORLDGOD)
TOTAL%
1) God and the world are one.39015.4
2) The world is part of God, but God is greater and larger than the world.97938.7
3) Human beings are part of God.61524.3
4) God sets the world in motion but does not play an active role in the world.662.6
5) God transcends the world, entering the world infrequently.351.4
6) God transcends the world but is actively involved in the world.44717.7
Missing135 
TOTAL2532100.0
333) The nature of God has often been a matter of dispute in the history of the Church. Each of us carries around our own picture of the inter-relationship of God, Jesus Christ, and ourselves. Which of the following pictures comes closest to the way you see it? (JESUSGOD)
TOTAL%
1) God has sent His son, Jesus, to save us and since he has completed that, each of us individually can approach God directly.56722.5
2) God has sent His son, Jesus, to save us and since he has done that and continues to do it, each of us individually can approach God through Jesus.66826.5
3) God has sent His son, Jesus, who continues to live in the Church. As a result, the Church teaches and sanctifies us for God.54921.8
4) Since the Church is Christ's body and since we, its members, are the Church, together we approach God directly.56222.3
5) Jesus was a great man but not really God. Jesus showed us how to live our lives.381.5
6) Trinity variant1255.0
7) Complex three40.2
8) Other40.2
Missing150 
TOTAL2517100.0
334) Do you feel that God has given us rules to live by? (GODRULES)
TOTAL%
1) God has given very clear, detailed rules to apply to everyone.129650.4
2) God has given us some general rules, but we must decide how to apply them to our own situation.57022.2
3) God has given rules, but the rules may be different for different people.853.3
4) God has given ideals, rather than rules, and we must try to live up to them.49619.3
5) I do not think that God has given us rules.291.1
6) I'm not really sure.933.6
Missing98 
TOTAL2569100.0
335) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while? - Reading the Gospels (CLOSGOSP)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all742.9
2) Somewhat close1425.7
3) Close109343.6
4) Very close66726.6
5) Extremely close53321.2
Missing158 
TOTAL2509100.0
336) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while? - Obeying Church rules (CLOSRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all1214.9
2) Somewhat close25610.3
3) Close105942.7
4) Very close62525.2
5) Extremely close42016.9
Missing186 
TOTAL2481100.0
337) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while? - Gathering with the congregation during Mass (CLOSGATH)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all562.2
2) Somewhat close813.2
3) Close74830.0
4) Very close84233.7
5) Extremely close77030.8
Missing170 
TOTAL2497100.0
338) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while? - Chanting and praying the liturgy (CLOSLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all692.8
2) Somewhat close1204.8
3) Close79432.0
4) Very close81532.9
5) Extremely close68227.5
Missing187 
TOTAL2480100.0
339) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while? - Being absolved or anointed, etc. (CLOSABSL)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all532.2
2) Somewhat close903.7
3) Close44017.9
4) Very close69928.5
5) Extremely close117347.8
Missing212 
TOTAL2455100.0
340) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while? - Receiving Holy Communion (CLOSCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all220.9
2) Somewhat close261.0
3) Close1907.5
4) Very close56722.5
5) Extremely close172068.1
Missing142 
TOTAL2525100.0
341) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while? - Praying privately (CLOSPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all150.6
2) Somewhat close160.6
3) Close2299.0
4) Very close69227.3
5) Extremely close157962.4
Missing136 
TOTAL2531100.0
342) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while? - Helping individuals in need (CLOSHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all371.5
2) Somewhat close662.6
3) Close63825.6
4) Very close83833.6
5) Extremely close91336.6
Missing175 
TOTAL2492100.0
343) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while? - Working for justice and peace (CLOSJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all712.9
2) Somewhat close1947.9
3) Close91537.1
4) Very close72129.2
5) Extremely close56823.0
Missing198 
TOTAL2469100.0
344) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while? - Being with a person I love (CLOSLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all512.0
2) Somewhat close1415.7
3) Close61724.8
4) Very close73629.5
5) Extremely close94738.0
Missing175 
TOTAL2492100.0
345) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close do you feel to God while - Praying in charismatic groups? (CLOSCHAR)
TOTAL%
0) Never do this90.4
1) Not close at all44319.5
2) Somewhat close29713.1
3) Close77434.1
4) Very close38316.9
5) Extremely close36616.1
Missing395 
TOTAL2272100.0
346) How often in your life have you had an experience where you felt as though you were very close to a powerful, spiritual force that seemed to lift you out of yourself? (EXPFORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Never in my life110643.6
2) Once or twice67426.6
3) Several times56322.2
4) Often1917.5
Missing133 
TOTAL2534100.0
347) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE REPSONDENTS WHO HAVE FELT CLOSE TO A POWERFUL, SPIRITUAL FORCE: When you have or had these religious experiences, what happened? (e.g., When did it happen? How did it happen? How did you feel? Why did you think it was a spiritual force?) - Nature of the religious experience (NATURE)
TOTAL%
0) No experience42829.7
1) Deep peace1087.5
2) Certainty644.4
3) Love is all130.9
4) Joy644.4
5) Unity of all171.2
6) Universe alive30.2
7) New life130.9
8) Confident survival141.0
9) Increased understanding100.7
10) Physical expansion151.0
11) Psychological expansion30.2
12) Need to continue80.6
13) Taken over201.4
14) Warmth or heat261.8
15) Bathed in light181.3
16) Isolation30.2
17) Desolation10.1
18) Loss of concerns30.2
19) Emotional intensity342.4
20) Indescribable453.1
21) Other feeling755.2
22) Tongues60.4
23) Heart pounds20.1
24) Crying191.3
25) Greater being684.7
26) Communication with dead221.5
27) Physical healing332.3
28) Closeness to God30421.1
Missing1228 
TOTAL1439100.0
348) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE REPSONDENTS WHO HAVE FELT CLOSE TO A POWERFUL, SPIRITUAL FORCE: When you have or had these religious experiences, what happened? (e.g., When did it happen? How did it happen? How did you feel? Why did you think it was a spiritual force? PLEASE DESCRIBE.) - Trigger of religious experience (TRIGGER)
TOTAL%
0) No experience49334.2
60) While music played30.2
61) Religious music50.3
62) In church service946.5
63) Church alone100.7
64) Listen to homily151.0
65) Read Bible in church30.2
66) Read Bible out of church60.4
67) Reflect out of church181.3
68) Quiet prayer out of church1359.4
69) Community prayer out of church292.0
70) Community prayer in church161.1
71) Observing nature271.9
72) Observing human acts of love130.9
74) Creative work90.6
76) Watching children30.2
77) At childbirth664.6
78) During sex10.1
79) During play20.1
80) During physical exercise30.2
82) Group drug trip20.1
83) Near death15710.9
84) Intercession of saint70.5
85) Life passages1147.9
86) Catechesis120.8
87) During healing50.3
89) During confession60.4
90) Other time16411.4
92) During baptism201.4
93) After divorce20.1
Missing1227 
TOTAL1440100.0
349) What do you think is the primary task of the Holy Spirit? (SPIRTASK)
TOTAL%
1) To guide the Pope and the bishops823.2
2) To guide each of us (if we pray)110343.2
3) To unite us in Christ95137.2
4) To unite us together in the Church2499.7
5) To heal sin271.1
6) To heal the world1425.6
Missing113 
TOTAL2554100.0
350) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should be more people-oriented; less concerned about its organizational structures and rules. (YFTRAPEO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1335.3
2) Disagree46918.6
3) Agree127150.4
4) Strongly agree65125.8
Missing143 
TOTAL2524100.0
351) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should stress a personal, spiritual relationship to Christ. (YFTRBPER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree170.7
2) Disagree632.5
3) Agree129650.8
4) Strongly agree117346.0
Missing118 
TOTAL2549100.0
352) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should listen more to the voice of ordinary lay Catholics. (YFTRCLIS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1024.0
2) Disagree40416.0
3) Agree133452.9
4) Strongly agree68127.0
Missing146 
TOTAL2521100.0
353) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should put more emphasis on spreading the faith. (YFTRDSPR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree200.8
2) Disagree34713.7
3) Agree159862.9
4) Strongly agree57622.7
Missing126 
TOTAL2541100.0
354) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should make more effort to understand family life. (YFTREFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree100.4
2) Disagree1014.0
3) Agree144056.5
4) Strongly agree99939.2
Missing117 
TOTAL2550100.0
355) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should put less emphasis on lay participation in the Mass or liturgy. (YFTRFLES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree64525.7
2) Disagree120347.9
3) Agree48919.5
4) Strongly agree1777.0
Missing153 
TOTAL2514100.0
356) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should follow through more on changes and guidelines that resulted from Vatican II. (YFTRGCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree893.7
2) Disagree51521.6
3) Agree153564.4
4) Strongly agree24510.3
Missing283 
TOTAL2384100.0
357) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should remain strong in its opposition to the use of contraceptives. (YFTRHCTP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree64425.6
2) Disagree100339.9
3) Agree51920.7
4) Strongly agree34713.8
Missing154 
TOTAL2513100.0
358) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should remain strong in its opposition to abortion. (YFTRIABT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1244.9
2) Disagree26610.4
3) Agree75529.6
4) Strongly agree140955.2
Missing113 
TOTAL2554100.0
359) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should liberalize its position on divorce. (YFTRJDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2329.2
2) Disagree68026.9
3) Agree116646.2
4) Strongly agree44617.7
Missing143 
TOTAL2524100.0
360) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should allow women to become priests. (YFTRKALW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree87734.7
2) Disagree74129.3
3) Agree59423.5
4) Strongly agree31612.5
Missing139 
TOTAL2528100.0
361) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should allow married men to become priests. (YFTRLALM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree43317.1
2) Disagree60824.1
3) Agree89735.5
4) Strongly agree58923.3
Missing140 
TOTAL2527100.0
362) Below are some general directions the Catholic Church might consider taking in the years ahead. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should encourage communion between Catholics and non-Catholic Christians. (YFTRMECU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree26110.3
2) Disagree49319.5
3) Agree122548.5
4) Strongly agree54921.7
Missing139 
TOTAL2528100.0
363) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should be more people-oriented; less concerned about its organizational structures and rules. (PFTRAPEO)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.1315.9
2) Pastor disagrees.50222.7
3) Pastor agrees.124956.4
4) Pastor strongly agrees.33115.0
Missing454 
TOTAL2213100.0
364) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should stress a personal, spiritual relationship to Christ. (PFTRBPER)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.180.8
2) Pastor disagrees.542.4
3) Pastor agrees.125155.1
4) Pastor strongly agrees.94941.8
Missing395 
TOTAL2272100.0
365) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should listen more to the voice of ordinary lay Catholics. (PFTRCLIS)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.853.8
2) Pastor disagrees.48821.8
3) Pastor agrees.136560.9
4) Pastor strongly agrees.30513.6
Missing424 
TOTAL2243100.0
366) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should put more emphasis on spreading the faith. (PFTRDSPR)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.100.4
2) Pastor disagrees.783.5
3) Pastor agrees.138861.4
4) Pastor strongly agrees.78434.7
Missing407 
TOTAL2260100.0
367) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should make more effort to understand family life. (PFTREFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.261.1
2) Pastor disagrees.1526.7
3) Pastor agrees.150366.5
4) Pastor strongly agrees.58025.7
Missing406 
TOTAL2261100.0
368) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should put less emphasis on lay participation in the Mass or liturgy. (PFTRFLES)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.57425.7
2) Pastor disagrees.117352.6
3) Pastor agrees.38217.1
4) Pastor strongly agrees.1014.5
Missing437 
TOTAL2230100.0
369) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should follow through more on changes and guidelines that resulted from Vatican II. (PFTRGCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.401.9
2) Pastor disagrees.28413.3
3) Pastor agrees.143367.1
4) Pastor strongly agrees.38017.8
Missing530 
TOTAL2137100.0
370) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should remain strong in its opposition to the use of contraceptives. (PFTRHCTP)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.572.6
2) Pastor disagrees.27812.9
3) Pastor agrees.102947.6
4) Pastor strongly agrees.79936.9
Missing504 
TOTAL2163100.0
371) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should remain strong in its opposition to abortion. (PFTRIABT)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.502.2
2) Pastor disagrees.542.4
3) Pastor agrees.58926.2
4) Pastor strongly agrees.155669.2
Missing418 
TOTAL2249100.0
372) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should liberalize its position on divorce. (PFTRJDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.42420.0
2) Pastor disagrees.86540.7
3) Pastor agrees.67431.7
4) Pastor strongly agrees.1627.6
Missing542 
TOTAL2125100.0
373) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should allow women to become priests. (PFTRKALW)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.72034.0
2) Pastor disagrees.101547.9
3) Pastor agrees.29714.0
4) Pastor strongly agrees.864.1
Missing549 
TOTAL2118100.0
374) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should allow married men to become priests. (PFTRLALM)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.53025.3
2) Pastor disagrees.97946.7
3) Pastor agrees.46021.9
4) Pastor strongly agrees.1276.1
Missing571 
TOTAL2096100.0
375) How do you think your pastor feels about the direction the Church should move on these issues? As best as you can, respond to the following statements in the same way you believe he would. - The Church should encourage communion between Catholics and non-Catholic Christians. (PFTRMECU)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor strongly disagrees.25411.9
2) Pastor disagrees.64330.2
3) Pastor agrees.99546.7
4) Pastor strongly agrees.23711.1
Missing538 
TOTAL2129100.0
376) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - It is morally wrong for couples to live together when they are not married. (ISSUALIV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree90835.3
2) Disagree89534.8
3) Agree53420.8
4) Strongly agree2359.1
Missing95 
TOTAL2572100.0
377) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Interracial marriages are morally acceptable. (ISSUBIMR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree51120.3
2) Disagree122748.6
3) Agree51320.3
4) Strongly agree27210.8
Missing144 
TOTAL2523100.0
378) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - It is best if the wife stays home and the husband works to support the family. (ISSUCHOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree35613.9
2) Disagree84933.2
3) Agree89735.0
4) Strongly agree45917.9
Missing106 
TOTAL2561100.0
379) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Both father and mother have the responsibility to care for small children. (ISSUDBOT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree154859.9
2) Disagree97337.6
3) Agree281.1
4) Strongly agree371.4
Missing81 
TOTAL2586100.0
380) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Strict, "old-fashioned" upbringing is still the best way to raise children. (ISSUESTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree55021.4
2) Disagree103740.4
3) Agree85033.1
4) Strongly agree1295.0
Missing101 
TOTAL2566100.0
381) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - The husband should have the "final say" in the family's decision making. (ISSUFFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2088.1
2) Disagree46918.4
3) Agree130351.0
4) Strongly agree57322.4
Missing114 
TOTAL2553100.0
382) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Parents should have the right to censor textbooks and books selected for the public library. (ISSUGLEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree38215.0
2) Disagree115645.4
3) Agree73628.9
4) Strongly agree27210.7
Missing121 
TOTAL2546100.0
383) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Schools share with parents the responsibility for educating children in sexuality. (ISSUHSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree43817.2
2) Disagree160963.0
3) Agree41216.1
4) Strongly agree943.7
Missing114 
TOTAL2553100.0
384) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Secular humanism has greatly eroded the moral fiber of our society. (ISSUISEC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree41218.3
2) Disagree112950.1
3) Agree63728.3
4) Strongly agree763.4
Missing413 
TOTAL2254100.0
385) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Communism is a serious threat within our country. (ISSUJCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree79631.5
2) Disagree94337.3
3) Agree68727.2
4) Strongly agree1044.1
Missing137 
TOTAL2530100.0
386) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? - The government should let parents deduct some of the costs of sending their children to parochial school. (ISSUKGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree98338.4
2) Disagree114744.9
3) Agree30712.0
4) Strongly agree1204.7
Missing110 
TOTAL2557100.0
387) Which of the following statements comes closest to your views about abortion? (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) Abortion is always acceptable.150.6
2) Abortion is acceptable under most circumstances.1194.6
3) Abortion is acceptable only under certain extreme circumstances, like a threat to the mother's life, rape, or incest.179969.1
4) Abortion is never acceptable.67225.8
Missing62 
TOTAL2605100.0
388) Do you think religious organizations should or should not try to persuade senators, representatives, or city council members to enact legislation they would like to see become law? (PERSUADE)
TOTAL%
1) They should.176268.8
2) They should not.80031.2
Missing105 
TOTAL2562100.0
389) To what degree do you feel your religious beliefs and values guide or influence your voting decisions? (VOTEREL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all54921.2
2) Only to a small degree91735.4
3) To a large degree88234.0
4) My voting decisions are completely determined by my religious beliefs and values.2439.4
Missing76 
TOTAL2591100.0
390) Below we have listed two common positions on the best way to approach social problems (e.g., crime, violence, pollution, poverty). Which comes closest to your own beliefs? (SOCPROBS)
TOTAL%
1) Social problems can be solved best by first focusing on changing the hearts (that is, attitudes, beliefs, consciences) of individuals.157262.2
2) Social problems can be solved best by first focusing on transforming human institutions and environments in which people live.95637.8
Missing139 
TOTAL2528100.0
391) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - Registration of all firearms (AMCTAREG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor107441.7
2) Favor81931.8
3) Oppose39215.2
4) Strongly oppose28811.2
Missing94 
TOTAL2573100.0
392) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - Death penalty of persons convicted of murder (AMCTBPEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor56522.4
2) Favor109543.3
3) Oppose68927.3
4) Strongly oppose1777.0
Missing141 
TOTAL2526100.0
393) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) (AMCTCERA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor53921.3
2) Favor121648.0
3) Oppose55121.7
4) Strongly oppose2299.0
Missing132 
TOTAL2535100.0
394) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - Requiring prayer in public schools (AMCTDPUB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor59323.1
2) Favor118646.3
3) Oppose65325.5
4) Strongly oppose1315.1
Missing104 
TOTAL2563100.0
395) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - Requiring public schools to give equal time for the teaching of creation theory and evolution theory about man's origins (AMCTEEVO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor40116.1
2) Favor127451.1
3) Oppose63725.5
4) Strongly oppose1837.3
Missing172 
TOTAL2495100.0
396) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - Allowing homosexuals to teach in public schools (AMCTFHOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor853.4
2) Favor81132.3
3) Oppose99739.7
4) Strongly oppose62124.7
Missing153 
TOTAL2514100.0
397) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - Busing to achieve racial integration in the public schools (AMCTGBUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor1064.2
2) Favor55321.9
3) Oppose111544.2
4) Strongly oppose74729.6
Missing146 
TOTAL2521100.0
398) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - Increased spending for national defense (AMCTHDEF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor1947.7
2) Favor103140.8
3) Oppose91136.1
4) Strongly oppose38915.4
Missing142 
TOTAL2525100.0
399) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - Boycotting or not buying the products of those companies who sponsor television shows in which there is morally objectionable content (AMCTIBOY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor54521.5
2) Favor126049.7
3) Oppose59123.3
4) Strongly oppose1405.5
Missing131 
TOTAL2536100.0
400) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - Urging our own government to "freeze" the development of nuclear weapons regardless of what the Soviet Union does (AMCTJFRZ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor27811.0
2) Favor60624.1
3) Oppose110743.9
4) Strongly oppose52821.0
Missing148 
TOTAL2519100.0
401) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. How do you feel about these statements? - A joint "freeze" on the development of nuclear weapons by both the U.S. and the Soviet Union (AMCTKNUC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor135553.1
2) Favor99238.9
3) Oppose1264.9
4) Strongly oppose793.1
Missing115 
TOTAL2552100.0
402) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Aid to poor countries: The Pope (SPKAPOP)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak76630.1
1) Should speak178169.9
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
403) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Eliminating poverty from this country: The Pope (SPKBPOP)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak173268.0
1) Should speak81432.0
Missing121 
TOTAL2546100.0
404) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Birth control: The Pope (SPKCPOP)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak146657.6
1) Should speak108142.4
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
405) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Equal opportunities for advancement regardless of worker's sex: The Pope (SPKDPOP)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak176369.3
1) Should speak78130.7
Missing123 
TOTAL2544100.0
406) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Sex and violence on TV: The Pope (SPKEPOP)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak183972.2
1) Should speak70827.8
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
407) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Action for world disarmament: The Pope (SPKFPOP)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak67426.5
1) Should speak187073.5
Missing123 
TOTAL2544100.0
408) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Racial integration: The Pope (SPKGPOP)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak147658.0
1) Should speak107142.0
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
409) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Aid to poor countries: Bishops (SPKABIS)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak136353.5
1) Should speak118446.5
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
410) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Eliminating poverty from this country: Bishops (SPKBBIS)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak83432.8
1) Should speak171267.2
Missing121 
TOTAL2546100.0
411) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Birth control: Bishops (SPKCBIS)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak199478.3
1) Should speak55321.7
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
412) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Equal opportunities for advancement, regardless of worker's sex: Bishops (SPKDBIS)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak157161.8
1) Should speak97238.2
Missing124 
TOTAL2543100.0
413) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Sex and violence on TV: Bishops (SPKEBIS)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak140455.1
1) Should speak114344.9
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
414) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Action for world disarmament: Bishops (SPKFBIS)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak157261.8
1) Should speak97238.2
Missing123 
TOTAL2544100.0
415) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Racial integration: Bishops (SPKGBIS)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak136653.6
1) Should speak118146.4
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
416) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Aid to poor countries: Priests (SPKAPRI)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak149858.8
1) Should speak104941.2
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
417) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Eliminating poverty from this country: Priests (SPKBPRI)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak132051.8
1) Should speak122648.2
Missing121 
TOTAL2546100.0
418) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Birth control: Priests (SPKCPRI)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak188674.0
1) Should speak66126.0
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
419) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Equal opportunities for advancement, regardless of worker's sex: Priests (SPKDPRI)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak156061.3
1) Should speak98338.7
Missing124 
TOTAL2543100.0
420) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Sex and violence on TV: Priests (SPKEPRI)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak122348.0
1) Should speak132452.0
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
421) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Action for world disarmament: Priests (SPKFPRI)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak169466.6
1) Should speak85033.4
Missing123 
TOTAL2544100.0
422) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Racial integration: Priests (SPKGPRI)
TOTAL%
0) Should not speak139454.7
1) Should speak115345.3
Missing120 
TOTAL2547100.0
423) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Aid to poor countries: This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual Catholic. (SPKAIND)
TOTAL%
0) No210582.7
1) Yes43917.3
Missing123 
TOTAL2544100.0
424) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Eliminating poverty from this country: This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual Catholic. (SPKBIND)
TOTAL%
0) No211683.2
1) Yes42816.8
Missing123 
TOTAL2544100.0
425) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Birth control: This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual Catholic. (SPKCIND)
TOTAL%
0) No118246.4
1) Yes136353.6
Missing122 
TOTAL2545100.0
426) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Equal opportunities for advancement, regardless of worker's sex: This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual Catholic. (SPKDIND)
TOTAL%
0) No146157.5
1) Yes108042.5
Missing126 
TOTAL2541100.0
427) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Sex and violence on TV: This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual Catholic. (SPKEIND)
TOTAL%
0) No157762.0
1) Yes96738.0
Missing123 
TOTAL2544100.0
428) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Action for world disarmament: This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual Catholic. (SPKFIND)
TOTAL%
0) No192675.8
1) Yes61524.2
Missing126 
TOTAL2541100.0
429) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: The Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Racial integration: This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual Catholic. (SPKGIND)
TOTAL%
0) No166965.6
1) Yes87534.4
Missing123 
TOTAL2544100.0
430) If you were in a situation tomorrow where you had an extremely strong desire or need to do each of the following things, what are the chances that you would do it? - Drink excessively (YOUDRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Almost no chance172567.6
2) Some chance32612.8
3) 50-50 even chance36714.4
4) More chance732.9
5) Excellent chance612.4
Missing115 
TOTAL2552100.0
431) If you were in a situation tomorrow where you had an extremely strong desire or need to do each of the following things, what are the chances that you would do it? - Take something that did not belong to you worth at least $100 (YOUTAKE)
TOTAL%
1) Almost no chance232491.0
2) Some chance1445.6
3) 50-50 even chance692.7
4) More chance60.2
5) Excellent chance110.4
Missing113 
TOTAL2554100.0
432) If you were in a situation tomorrow where you had an extremely strong desire or need to do each of the following things, what are the chances that you would do it? - Cheat a little on your income tax (YOUCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Almost no chance117846.6
2) Some chance59923.7
3) 50-50 even chance52920.9
4) More chance993.9
5) Excellent chance1234.9
Missing139 
TOTAL2528100.0
433) If you were in a situation tomorrow where you had an extremely strong desire or need to do each of the following things, what are the chances that you would do it? - Lie to your husband/wife or close friend (YOULIE)
TOTAL%
1) Almost no chance128850.9
2) Some chance70527.8
3) 50-50 even chance44517.6
4) More chance552.2
5) Excellent chance391.5
Missing135 
TOTAL2532100.0
434) If you were in a situation tomorrow where you had an extremely strong desire or need to do each of the following things, what are the chances that you would do it? - Charge someone a price more than an item or service is worth (YOUCHRGE)
TOTAL%
1) Almost no chance189574.8
2) Some chance42116.6
3) 50-50 even chance1666.6
4) More chance331.3
5) Excellent chance190.7
Missing133 
TOTAL2534100.0
435) If you were in a situation tomorrow where you had an extremely strong desire or need to do each of the following things, what are the chances that you would do it? - Make personal use of an employer's equipment (YOUUSEQU)
TOTAL%
1) Almost no chance93737.2
2) Some chance66426.4
3) 50-50 even chance61224.3
4) More chance1767.0
5) Excellent chance1285.1
Missing150 
TOTAL2517100.0
436) If you were in a situation tomorrow where you had an extremely strong desire or need to do each of the following things, what are the chances that you would do it? - Cheat on an examination (YOUTEST)
TOTAL%
1) Almost no chance177771.1
2) Some chance45718.3
3) 50-50 even chance2138.5
4) More chance321.3
5) Excellent chance220.9
Missing166 
TOTAL2501100.0
437) If you were in a situation tomorrow where you had an extremely strong desire or need to do each of the following things, what are the chances that you would do it? - Spend money on yourself that should have been spent for other purposes (YOUSPEND)
TOTAL%
1) Almost no chance126149.7
2) Some chance61024.1
3) 50-50 even chance45618.0
4) More chance1164.6
5) Excellent chance923.6
Missing132 
TOTAL2535100.0
438) In this parish, how many people do you think have done the following? - Drink excessively (OTHDRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everybody743.2
2) More than half28912.6
3) About half39517.2
4) Less than half96942.3
5) Hardly anybody56524.7
Missing375 
TOTAL2292100.0
439) In this parish, how many people do you think have done the following? - Take something that did not belong to them worth at least $100 (OTHTAKE)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everybody160.7
2) More than half642.8
3) About half1215.3
4) Less than half74933.0
5) Hardly anybody132158.2
Missing396 
TOTAL2271100.0
440) In this parish, how many people do you think have done the following? - Cheat a little on their income tax (OTHCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everybody2129.3
2) More than half33814.9
3) About half48821.5
4) Less than half81636.0
5) Hardly anybody41418.3
Missing399 
TOTAL2268100.0
441) In this parish, how many people do you think have done the following? - Lie to their husband/wife or close friend (OTHLIE)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everybody1566.9
2) More than half28712.8
3) About half52823.5
4) Less than half81936.4
5) Hardly anybody45720.3
Missing420 
TOTAL2247100.0
442) In this parish, how many people do you think have done the following? - Charge someone a price more than an item or service is worth (OTHCHRGE)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everybody401.8
2) More than half1918.4
3) About half43719.3
4) Less than half91040.2
5) Hardly anybody68530.3
Missing404 
TOTAL2263100.0
443) In this parish, how many people do you think have done the following? - Make personal use of an employer's equipment (OTHUSEQU)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everybody1456.5
2) More than half35715.9
3) About half54724.3
4) Less than half73632.8
5) Hardly anybody46220.6
Missing420 
TOTAL2247100.0
444) In this parish, how many people do you think have done the following? - Cheat on an examination (OTHTEST)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everybody442.0
2) More than half1717.7
3) About half41218.6
4) Less than half90040.7
5) Hardly anybody68531.0
Missing455 
TOTAL2212100.0
445) In this parish, how many people do you think have done the following? - Spend money on themselves that should have been spent for other purposes (OTHSPEND)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everybody1556.9
2) More than half28912.8
3) About half56825.2
4) Less than half78534.8
5) Hardly anybody46020.4
Missing410 
TOTAL2257100.0
446) Imagine that you were to do the things listed below and that some people in this parish found out. How difficult would it be for you to get along in the parish once these people knew what you did? - Drink excessively (SEEDRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely difficult35714.6
2) Difficult30112.3
3) Somewhat difficult65926.9
4) Less difficult75630.9
5) Not difficult at all37315.2
Missing221 
TOTAL2446100.0
447) Imagine that you were to do the things listed below and that some people in this parish found out. How difficult would it be for you to get along in the parish once these people knew what you did? - Take something that did not belong to you worth at least $100 (SEETAKE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely difficult67327.6
2) Difficult72729.8
3) Somewhat difficult61225.1
4) Less difficult27111.1
5) Not difficult at all1566.4
Missing228 
TOTAL2439100.0
448) Imagine that you were to do the things listed below and that some people in this parish found out. How difficult would it be for you to get along in the parish once these people knew what you did? - Cheat a little on your income tax (SEECHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely difficult25210.4
2) Difficult28011.5
3) Somewhat difficult61925.5
4) Less difficult76031.3
5) Not difficult at all51421.2
Missing242 
TOTAL2425100.0
449) Imagine that you were to do the things listed below and that some people in this parish found out. How difficult would it be for you to get along in the parish once these people knew what you did? - Lie to your husband/wife or close friend (SEELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely difficult31813.1
2) Difficult35414.6
3) Somewhat difficult79232.7
4) Less difficult63126.1
5) Not difficult at all32613.5
Missing246 
TOTAL2421100.0
450) Imagine that you were to do the things listed below and that some people in this parish found out. How difficult would it be for you to get along in the parish once these people knew what you did? - Charge someone a price more than an item or service is worth (SEECHRGE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely difficult43818.0
2) Difficult51721.3
3) Somewhat difficult82333.9
4) Less difficult44218.2
5) Not difficult at all2078.5
Missing240 
TOTAL2427100.0
451) Imagine that you were to do the things listed below and that some people in this parish found out. How difficult would it be for you to get along in the parish once these people knew what you did? - Make personal use of an employer's equipment (SEEUSEQU)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely difficult2128.8
2) Difficult24210.0
3) Somewhat difficult63826.5
4) Less difficult78832.7
5) Not difficult at all53122.0
Missing256 
TOTAL2411100.0
452) Imagine that you were to do the things listed below and that some people in this parish found out. How difficult would it be for you to get along in the parish once these people knew what you did? - Cheat on an examination (SEETEST)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely difficult37115.6
2) Difficult46619.5
3) Somewhat difficult75431.6
4) Less difficult53322.3
5) Not difficult at all26110.9
Missing282 
TOTAL2385100.0
453) Imagine that you were to do the things listed below and that some people in this parish found out. How difficult would it be for you to get along in the parish once these people knew what you did? - Spend money on yourself that should have been spent for other purposes (SEESPEND)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely difficult29112.0
2) Difficult27911.5
3) Somewhat difficult63126.0
4) Less difficult73730.4
5) Not difficult at all48820.1
Missing241 
TOTAL2426100.0
454) How many times in the last five years have you done each of the following? - Drink excessively (NUMDRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Never131452.2
2) 1-2 times46918.6
3) 3-5 times27410.9
4) 6-10 times1887.5
5) 11-25 times1084.3
6) 26-50 times712.8
7) More than 50 times913.6
Missing152 
TOTAL2515100.0
455) How many times in the last five years have you done each of the following? - Take something that did not belong to you worth at least $100 (NUMTAKE)
TOTAL%
1) Never239194.9
2) 1-2 times933.7
3) 3-5 times160.6
4) 6-10 times70.3
5) 11-25 times70.3
6) 26-50 times40.2
7) More than 50 times10.0
Missing148 
TOTAL2519100.0
456) How many times in the last five years have you done each of the following? - Cheat a little on your income tax (NUMCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Never154361.7
2) 1-2 times60124.0
3) 3-5 times31012.4
4) 6-10 times220.9
5) 11-25 times160.6
6) 26-50 times50.2
7) More than 50 times50.2
Missing165 
TOTAL2502100.0
457) How many times in the last five years have you done each of the following? - Lie to your husband/wife or close friend (NUMLIE)
TOTAL%
1) Never109744.0
2) 1-2 times70728.4
3) 3-5 times33613.5
4) 6-10 times1566.3
5) 11-25 times1124.5
6) 26-50 times361.4
7) More than 50 times492.0
Missing174 
TOTAL2493100.0
458) How many times in the last five years have you done each of the following? - Charge someone a price more than an item or service is worth (NUMCHRGE)
TOTAL%
1) Never216086.6
2) 1-2 times2269.1
3) 3-5 times632.5
4) 6-10 times261.0
5) 11-25 times110.4
6) 26-50 times70.3
7) More than 50 times20.1
Missing172 
TOTAL2495100.0
459) How many times in the last five years have you done each of the following? - Make personal use of an employer's equipment (NUMUSEQU)
TOTAL%
1) Never125450.5
2) 1-2 times45718.4
3) 3-5 times29912.0
4) 6-10 times2168.7
5) 11-25 times1325.3
6) 26-50 times572.3
7) More than 50 times682.7
Missing184 
TOTAL2483100.0
460) How many times in the last five years have you done each of the following? - Cheat on an examination (NUMTEST)
TOTAL%
1) Never219489.0
2) 1-2 times1927.8
3) 3-5 times471.9
4) 6-10 times210.9
5) 11-25 times90.4
7) More than 50 times10.0
Missing203 
TOTAL2464100.0
461) How many times in the last five years have you done each of the following? - Spend money on yourself that should have been spent for other purposes (NUMSPEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never123049.1
2) 1-2 times52520.9
3) 3-5 times34013.6
4) 6-10 times2068.2
5) 11-25 times1044.2
6) 26-50 times481.9
7) More than 50 times532.1
Missing161 
TOTAL2506100.0
462) How morally wrong is it for someone to do each of the following things? - Drink excessively (WRGDRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong at all632.5
2) Less wrong1877.4
3) Somewhat wrong73529.0
4) More wrong73128.8
5) Very wrong81932.3
Missing132 
TOTAL2535100.0
463) How morally wrong is it for someone to do each of the following things? - Take something that did not belong to him/her worth at least $100 (WRGTAKE)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong at all80.3
2) Less wrong240.9
3) Somewhat wrong1285.0
4) More wrong61924.4
5) Very wrong176169.3
Missing127 
TOTAL2540100.0
464) How morally wrong is it for someone to do each of the following things? - Cheat a little on one's income tax (WRGCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong at all572.3
2) Less wrong2108.3
3) Somewhat wrong81632.3
4) More wrong69527.5
5) Very wrong74929.6
Missing140 
TOTAL2527100.0
465) How morally wrong is it for someone to do each of the following things? - Lie to one's husband/wife or close friend (WRGLIE)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong at all240.9
2) Less wrong1014.0
3) Somewhat wrong65025.7
4) More wrong75729.9
5) Very wrong99639.4
Missing139 
TOTAL2528100.0
466) How morally wrong is it for someone to do each of the following things? - Charge someone a price more than an item or service is worth (WRGCHRGE)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong at all200.8
2) Less wrong712.8
3) Somewhat wrong40115.8
4) More wrong83032.8
5) Very wrong120847.7
Missing137 
TOTAL2530100.0
467) How morally wrong is it for someone to do each of the following things? - Make personal use of an employer's equipment (WRGUSEQU)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong at all943.8
2) Less wrong33113.2
3) Somewhat wrong87535.0
4) More wrong61224.5
5) Very wrong59123.6
Missing164 
TOTAL2503100.0
468) How morally wrong is it for someone to do each of the following things? - Cheat on an examination (WRGTEST)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong at all150.6
2) Less wrong622.5
3) Somewhat wrong39315.9
4) More wrong76530.9
5) Very wrong123950.1
Missing193 
TOTAL2474100.0
469) Imagine that you were to do the things listed below and that some people in this parish found out. How difficult would it be for you to get along in the parish once these people knew what you did? - Spend money on yourself that should have been spent for other purposes (WRGSPEND)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong at all893.5
2) Less wrong25110.0
3) Somewhat wrong82032.5
4) More wrong67026.6
5) Very wrong69027.4
Missing147 
TOTAL2520100.0
470) How accurate are the following images of human nature? - Mainly evil (MANEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Not accurate at all115446.9
2) Less accurate60524.6
3) Somewhat accurate57423.3
4) More accurate753.0
5) Completely accurate532.2
Missing206 
TOTAL2461100.0
471) How accurate are the following images of human nature? - Sinful (MANSINS)
TOTAL%
1) Not accurate at all36614.9
2) Less accurate48519.7
3) Somewhat accurate102241.5
4) More accurate32613.3
5) Completely accurate26110.6
Missing207 
TOTAL2460100.0
472) How accurate are the following images of human nature? - Selfish (MANSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Not accurate at all1365.5
2) Less accurate30912.5
3) Somewhat accurate125650.9
4) More accurate54822.2
5) Completely accurate2208.9
Missing198 
TOTAL2469100.0
473) How accurate are the following images of human nature? - Competitive (MANCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Not accurate at all321.3
2) Less accurate722.9
3) Somewhat accurate78531.9
4) More accurate95738.9
5) Completely accurate61124.9
Missing210 
TOTAL2457100.0
474) How accurate are the following images of human nature? - Mainly good (MANMNGD)
TOTAL%
1) Not accurate at all562.3
2) Less accurate1084.4
3) Somewhat accurate74930.5
4) More accurate103442.1
5) Completely accurate50820.7
Missing212 
TOTAL2455100.0
475) How accurate are the following images of human nature? - Good (MANGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Not accurate at all421.7
2) Less accurate1265.2
3) Somewhat accurate88136.1
4) More accurate98940.5
5) Completely accurate40416.5
Missing225 
TOTAL2442100.0
476) How accurate are the following images of human nature? - Cooperative (MANCOOP)
TOTAL%
1) Not accurate at all361.5
2) Less accurate1576.5
3) Somewhat accurate118948.8
4) More accurate84734.8
5) Completely accurate2058.4
Missing233 
TOTAL2434100.0
477) How accurate are the following images of human nature? - Perfectible, given the right social conditions (MANPERF)
TOTAL%
1) Not accurate at all1717.1
2) Less accurate25110.4
3) Somewhat accurate104743.3
4) More accurate71329.5
5) Completely accurate2349.7
Missing251 
TOTAL2416100.0
478) How accurate are the following images of human nature? - Not perfectible, there are no social conditions that can overcome human evil (MANIPERF)
TOTAL%
1) Not accurate at all89837.5
2) Less accurate60625.3
3) Somewhat accurate55023.0
4) More accurate1938.1
5) Completely accurate1466.1
Missing274 
TOTAL2393100.0
479) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a parishioner. - Knowledge or learning (PACHAKNO)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st2319.7
2) Ranked 2nd32813.7
3) Ranked 3rd31413.1
4) Ranked 4th34814.6
5) Ranked 5th27011.3
6) Ranked 6th29612.4
7) Ranked 7th2249.4
8) Ranked 8th1787.4
9) Ranked 9th1215.1
10) Ranked last803.3
Missing277 
TOTAL2390100.0
480) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a parishioner. - Sensitivity to others' needs (PACHBSEN)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st76732.0
2) Ranked 2nd49820.8
3) Ranked 3rd38916.2
4) Ranked 4th26311.0
5) Ranked 5th2098.7
6) Ranked 6th1174.9
7) Ranked 7th713.0
8) Ranked 8th401.7
9) Ranked 9th321.3
10) Ranked last90.4
Missing272 
TOTAL2395100.0
481) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a parishioner. - Holiness (PACHCHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st75231.4
2) Ranked 2nd30712.8
3) Ranked 3rd23910.0
4) Ranked 4th2189.1
5) Ranked 5th1606.7
6) Ranked 6th1596.6
7) Ranked 7th1586.6
8) Ranked 8th1616.7
9) Ranked 9th1315.5
10) Ranked last1094.6
Missing273 
TOTAL2394100.0
482) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a parishioner. - Humanity (PACHDHUM)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st27011.3
2) Ranked 2nd43718.3
3) Ranked 3rd33213.9
4) Ranked 4th32613.6
5) Ranked 5th24610.3
6) Ranked 6th2319.7
7) Ranked 7th1918.0
8) Ranked 8th1867.8
9) Ranked 9th1114.6
10) Ranked last602.5
Missing277 
TOTAL2390100.0
483) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a parishioner. - Good preacher or speaker (PACHEPRE)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st1867.8
2) Ranked 2nd2339.8
3) Ranked 3rd2149.0
4) Ranked 4th2088.7
5) Ranked 5th28311.9
6) Ranked 6th28311.9
7) Ranked 7th31713.3
8) Ranked 8th34814.6
9) Ranked 9th2189.1
10) Ranked last974.1
Missing280 
TOTAL2387100.0
484) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a parishioner. - Good listener (PACHFLIS)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st622.6
2) Ranked 2nd2169.0
3) Ranked 3rd28411.9
4) Ranked 4th30112.6
5) Ranked 5th38716.2
6) Ranked 6th39716.6
7) Ranked 7th28612.0
8) Ranked 8th2199.2
9) Ranked 9th1656.9
10) Ranked last723.0
Missing278 
TOTAL2389100.0
485) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a parishioner. - Good organizer of parish activities (PACHGORG)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st492.1
2) Ranked 2nd672.8
3) Ranked 3rd1054.4
4) Ranked 4th1034.3
5) Ranked 5th1275.3
6) Ranked 6th1847.7
7) Ranked 7th27811.6
8) Ranked 8th38416.1
9) Ranked 9th64927.2
10) Ranked last44318.5
Missing278 
TOTAL2389100.0
486) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a parishioner. - Moderate or middle-of-the-road views on most issues (PACHHMOD)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st160.7
2) Ranked 2nd381.6
3) Ranked 3rd492.1
4) Ranked 4th612.6
5) Ranked 5th984.1
6) Ranked 6th1305.5
7) Ranked 7th1747.3
8) Ranked 8th25510.7
9) Ranked 9th41517.4
10) Ranked last114748.1
Missing284 
TOTAL2383100.0
487) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a parishioner. - Patience (PACHIPAT)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st472.0
2) Ranked 2nd1948.1
3) Ranked 3rd30012.5
4) Ranked 4th34614.5
5) Ranked 5th35214.7
6) Ranked 6th30412.7
7) Ranked 7th36615.3
8) Ranked 8th25310.6
9) Ranked 9th1787.4
10) Ranked last522.2
Missing275 
TOTAL2392100.0
488) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a parishioner. - Sense of humor (PACHJHUM)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st522.2
2) Ranked 2nd964.0
3) Ranked 3rd1646.9
4) Ranked 4th2249.4
5) Ranked 5th26711.2
6) Ranked 6th27611.5
7) Ranked 7th32313.5
8) Ranked 8th35614.9
9) Ranked 9th34014.2
10) Ranked last29412.3
Missing275 
TOTAL2392100.0
489) Please list the following activities of a priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Preaching (PRACAPRE)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st25010.4
2) Ranked 2nd84935.3
3) Ranked 3rd38315.9
4) Ranked 4th32213.4
5) Ranked 5th26310.9
6) Ranked 6th1897.9
7) Ranked last1496.2
Missing262 
TOTAL2405100.0
490) Please list the following activities of a priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Celebrating Mass and the sacraments (PRACBSAC)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st170470.9
2) Ranked 2nd35314.7
3) Ranked 3rd1466.1
4) Ranked 4th954.0
5) Ranked 5th532.2
6) Ranked 6th431.8
7) Ranked last110.5
Missing262 
TOTAL2405100.0
491) Please list the following activities of a priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Visiting the sick and elderly (PRACCVIS)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st582.4
2) Ranked 2nd37015.4
3) Ranked 3rd59624.8
4) Ranked 4th63426.4
5) Ranked 5th44518.5
6) Ranked 6th2399.9
7) Ranked last622.6
Missing263 
TOTAL2404100.0
492) Please list the following activities of a priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Leading the parish in projects to help the poor and minorities attain justice (PRACDPOR)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st341.4
2) Ranked 2nd943.9
3) Ranked 3rd1978.2
4) Ranked 4th31913.3
5) Ranked 5th49620.7
6) Ranked 6th64126.7
7) Ranked last61825.8
Missing268 
TOTAL2399100.0
493) Please list the following activities of a priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Administering the parish, its organizations and finances (PRACEADM)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st1295.4
2) Ranked 2nd2359.8
3) Ranked 3rd32313.5
4) Ranked 4th28712.0
5) Ranked 5th38716.2
6) Ranked 6th47619.9
7) Ranked last55823.3
Missing272 
TOTAL2395100.0
494) Please list the following activities of a priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Counseling those who are troubled (PRACFTRB)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st24510.2
2) Ranked 2nd44318.4
3) Ranked 3rd61925.7
4) Ranked 4th51421.4
5) Ranked 5th34214.2
6) Ranked 6th1887.8
7) Ranked last542.2
Missing262 
TOTAL2405100.0
495) Please list the following activities of a priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Teaching in CCD or continuing education programs (PRACGCLD)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked 1st190.8
2) Ranked 2nd733.1
3) Ranked 3rd1385.8
4) Ranked 4th2199.2
5) Ranked 5th41717.4
6) Ranked 6th60125.1
7) Ranked last92538.7
Missing275 
TOTAL2392100.0
496) Region of U.S. of respondent (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast46617.5
2) Mid-Atlantic49718.6
3) Midwest54520.4
4) South32812.3
5) Intermountain40715.3
6) Pacific42415.9
TOTAL2667100.0
497) Respondent's parish location (PARLOC)
TOTAL%
1) Urban parishes80930.3
2) Suburban parishes66625.0
3) Small-town parishes89933.7
4) Rural parishes29311.0
TOTAL2667100.0
498) Respondent's parish size (SIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than or equal to 90 families2489.3
2) 91 to 749 families141753.1
3) 750 or more families100237.6
TOTAL2667100.0
499) Tenure of respondent's pastor (TENURE)
TOTAL%
1) 1 to 2 years58522.3
2) 3 to 5 years47618.1
3) 6 to 9 years80430.6
4) 10 or more years76329.0
Missing39 
TOTAL2628100.0
500) I-SEX: Sex of respondent (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male99637.3
2) Female167162.7
TOTAL2667100.0
501) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never marr2629.9
2) Married191472.4
3) Div/separ1646.2
4) Widow/er30211.4
Missing25 
TOTAL2642100.0
502) I-PLPTYSLF: Do you have a political party preference? If so, which one (for use with on-line analysis)? (I-PLPTYSLF)
TOTAL%
1) No preference54321.0
2) Republican50219.4
3) Democrat124248.0
4) Independent29611.5
5) Other20.1
Missing82 
TOTAL2585100.0
503) I-REGION: Region of U.S. of respondent (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast46617.5
2) MidAtlant49718.6
3) Midwest54520.4
4) South32812.3
5) Mtn/Pacif83131.2
TOTAL2667100.0
504) I-EDUCSLF: Please indicate the highest level of education completed by yourself (recoded for use with on-line analysis). (I-EDUCSLF)
TOTAL%
1) 37414.4
2) High schl66825.7
3) Some coll81831.4
4) College33612.9
5) Grad+40515.6
Missing66 
TOTAL2601100.0
505) I-INCOME: In which of the categories listed below would you put your total family income (from all sources, before taxes) for last year? (IF YOU ARE A DEPENDENT, THEN ESTIMATE THE INCOME OF YOUR FAMILY. IF YOU ARE MARRIED, INCLUDE YOUR SPOUSE'S INCOME) (recoded for use with on-line analysis). (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) <$10,00036714.9
2) $10K-1999953521.7
3) $20K-2999955322.4
4) $30K-4499960024.3
5) $45,000+41316.7
Missing199 
TOTAL2468100.0
506) I-AGE: Age (in years) of respondent (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) <35 years57922.8
2) 35-44 yrs57222.5
3) 45-54 yrs46518.3
4) 55-69 yrs63525.0
5) 70+ yrs29111.4
Missing125 
TOTAL2542100.0