Families and the Church, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1987

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Sequence number (SEQNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1517759.003438
2) Lay respondent identification number (LAYID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL757469.33284
3) Church work type (CWTYPE)
TOTAL%
0) Laity76150.2
1) Pastor35923.7
2) Teacher32821.6
3) Lay worker694.5
TOTAL1517100.0
4) Church work status (CWTYPE and CWSTATUS combined from Panels 851 and 861) (Category labels are found in the attached summary document.) (CWSTATUS)
TOTAL%
1001) 24131.9
1002) 131.7
1003) 304.0
1006) 162.1
1011) 101.3
1012) 152.0
1013) 30.4
1014) 20.3
1022) 60.8
1032) 20.3
1033) 20.3
1061) 172.2
1072) 20.3
2001) 18925.0
2002) 425.6
2003) 526.9
2005) 233.0
2006) 131.7
2009) 91.2
3012) 121.6
3013) 10.1
3014) 101.3
3015) 385.0
3016) 30.4
3017) 50.7
Missing761 
TOTAL756100.0
5) Church work identification number (CWNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL756789.377487
6) Church work identification block (combination of CWSTATUS and CWNO) (CWID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL75616193318.0216503020
7) As far as you can tell, to what extent has the following change taken place among the members of your own congregation? - There are more married women working outside the home. (MEMCHG1)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all80.5
2) To a small extent674.4
3) To some extent48732.3
4) To a large extent91860.9
8) Can't tell281.9
Missing9 
TOTAL1508100.0
8) As far as you can tell, to what extent has the following change taken place among the members of your own congregation - There are more married couples without children. (MEMCHG2)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all33822.4
2) To a small extent57238.0
3) To some extent39226.0
4) To a large extent614.0
8) Can't tell1449.6
Missing10 
TOTAL1507100.0
9) As far as you can tell, to what extent has the following change taken place among the members of your own congregation - There are more children being raised by single parents. (MEMCHG3)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1137.5
2) To a small extent39426.2
3) To some extent53835.7
4) To a large extent39826.4
8) Can't tell624.1
Missing12 
TOTAL1505100.0
10) As far as you can tell, to what extent has the following change taken place among the members of your own congregation - There are more young adults who have postponed marriage. (MEMCHG4)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all15710.4
2) To a small extent42428.2
3) To some extent55336.7
4) To a large extent16911.2
8) Can't tell20313.5
Missing11 
TOTAL1506100.0
11) As far as you can tell, to what extent has the following change taken place among the members of your own congregation - There are more divorces. (MEMCHG5)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1359.0
2) To a small extent34422.8
3) To some extent53535.5
4) To a large extent40326.8
8) Can't tell895.9
Missing11 
TOTAL1506100.0
12) As far as you can tell, to what extent has the following change taken place among the members of your own congregation - There are more unmarried couples living together. (MEMCHG6)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all27518.2
2) To a small extent38625.6
3) To some extent28919.2
4) To a large extent1479.8
8) Can't tell41027.2
Missing10 
TOTAL1507100.0
13) As far as you can tell, to what extent has the following change taken place among the members of your own congregation - There are more couples who are 30 years old or more when they have their first child. (MEMCHG7)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all27818.4
2) To a small extent54936.4
3) To some extent37725.0
4) To a large extent875.8
8) Can't tell21814.4
Missing8 
TOTAL1509100.0
14) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more married women working outside the home. (MCHAFF1)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive28619.1
2) Both positive and negative95763.9
3) Mostly negative17611.7
7) No significant effects at all463.1
8) Not sure/No opinion332.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1498100.0
15) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more married couples without children. (MCHAFF2)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive483.2
2) Both positive and negative46030.8
3) Mostly negative24616.5
7) No significant effects at all46230.9
8) Not sure/No opinion27718.6
Missing24 
TOTAL1493100.0
16) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more children being raised by single parents. (MCHAFF3)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive513.4
2) Both positive and negative32922.0
3) Mostly negative86557.7
7) No significant effects at all1369.1
8) Not sure/No opinion1177.8
Missing19 
TOTAL1498100.0
17) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more young adults who have postponed marriage. (MCHAFF4)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive29219.5
2) Both positive and negative44930.1
3) Mostly negative734.9
7) No significant effects at all43028.8
8) Not sure/No opinion25016.7
Missing23 
TOTAL1494100.0
18) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more divorces. (MCHAFF5)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive422.8
2) Both positive and negative19513.0
3) Mostly negative103469.2
7) No significant effects at all1147.6
8) Not sure/No opinion1107.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1495100.0
19) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more unmarried couples living together. (MCHAFF6)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive312.1
2) Both positive and negative926.2
3) Mostly negative90960.8
7) No significant effects at all1349.0
8) Not sure/No opinion32922.0
Missing22 
TOTAL1495100.0
20) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more couples who are 30 years old or more when they have their first child. (MCHAFF7)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive1489.9
2) Both positive and negative55036.8
3) Mostly negative956.4
7) No significant effects at all40727.2
8) Not sure/No opinion29619.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1496100.0
21) Compared with two-parent families, how difficult is it for single parents to do the following - Provide financially for his/her child(ren). (#PFAM1)
TOTAL%
1) Less difficult100.7
2) About as difficult1157.6
3) More difficult136690.8
8) Not sure/Don't know140.9
Missing12 
TOTAL1505100.0
22) Compared with two-parent families, how difficult is it for single parents to do the following - Find adequate day care/baby sitter for him/herself. (#PFAM2)
TOTAL%
1) Less difficult463.1
2) About as difficult78852.4
3) More difficult63041.9
8) Not sure/Don't know402.7
Missing13 
TOTAL1504100.0
23) Compared with two-parent families, how difficult is it for single parents to do the following - Have some personal time just for him/herself. (#PFAM3)
TOTAL%
1) Less difficult402.7
2) About as difficult23515.6
3) More difficult120079.8
8) Not sure/Don't know291.9
Missing13 
TOTAL1504100.0
24) Compared with two-parent families, how difficult is it for single parents to do the following - Have enough time with his/her child(ren). (#PFAM4)
TOTAL%
1) Less difficult563.7
2) About as difficult42228.1
3) More difficult99165.9
8) Not sure/Don't know352.3
Missing13 
TOTAL1504100.0
25) Compared with two-parent families, how difficult is it for single parents to do the following - Find a friend or relative with whom he/she could discuss problems and find support. (#PFAM5)
TOTAL%
1) Less difficult1379.1
2) About as difficult74849.7
3) More difficult45530.2
8) Not sure/Don't know16511.0
Missing12 
TOTAL1505100.0
26) What is your opinion about the morality of the following relationship, if engaged in by a person in your circle of friends - A married person having sex with someone other than the marriage partner. (MORAL1)
TOTAL%
1) Always morally wrong140793.1
2) Almost always morally wrong744.9
3) Uncertain80.5
4) Sometimes morally wrong151.0
5) Never morally wrong70.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1511100.0
27) What is your opinion about the morality of the following relationship, if engaged in by a person in your circle of friends - A man and a woman who are both single having sex after knowing each other for a few months. (MORAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Always morally wrong111473.8
2) Almost always morally wrong18612.3
3) Uncertain825.4
4) Sometimes morally wrong1026.8
5) Never morally wrong251.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1509100.0
28) What is your opinion about the morality of the following relationship, if engaged in by a person in your circle of friends - A man and a woman who are both single having sex after they are engaged. (MORAL3)
TOTAL%
1) Always morally wrong83455.3
2) Almost always morally wrong24015.9
3) Uncertain20013.3
4) Sometimes morally wrong16510.9
5) Never morally wrong694.6
Missing9 
TOTAL1508100.0
29) What is your opinion about the morality of the following relationship, if engaged in by a person in your circle of friends - A man and a woman living together (as sexual partners) before deciding whether to get married. (MORAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Always morally wrong117778.1
2) Almost always morally wrong1469.7
3) Uncertain714.7
4) Sometimes morally wrong845.6
5) Never morally wrong291.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1507100.0
30) What is your opinion about the morality of the following relationship, if engaged in by a person in your circle of friends - A man and a woman who have made a life-long commitment to each other living together (as sexual partners) without getting married. (MORAL5)
TOTAL%
1) Always morally wrong90159.9
2) Almost always morally wrong19813.2
3) Uncertain20213.4
4) Sometimes morally wrong1338.8
5) Never morally wrong704.7
Missing13 
TOTAL1504100.0
31) What is your opinion about the morality of the following relationship, if engaged in by a person in your circle of friends - Two men or two women living together (as sexual partners) in a relationship which they intend to be life-long and exclusive. (MORAL6)
TOTAL%
1) Always morally wrong131987.5
2) Almost always morally wrong553.6
3) Uncertain815.4
4) Sometimes morally wrong312.1
5) Never morally wrong221.5
Missing9 
TOTAL1508100.0
32) What is your opinion about the morality of the following relationship, if engaged in by a person in your circle of friends - An elderly man and woman living together (as sexual partners) because their financial situation makes it impossible to be married. (MORAL7)
TOTAL%
1) Always morally wrong83655.4
2) Almost always morally wrong16911.2
3) Uncertain25316.8
4) Sometimes morally wrong16711.1
5) Never morally wrong845.6
Missing8 
TOTAL1509100.0
33) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Homosexuality is a departure from the natural order of God's creation. (AGREE1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree137091.0
2) Somewhat agree815.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree211.4
4) Somewhat disagree120.8
5) Strongly disagree211.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1505100.0
34) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement - The sexual behavior of freely consenting adults in private is not an appropriate subject for legislation or police action. (AGREE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38825.8
2) Somewhat agree44929.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree15210.1
4) Somewhat disagree23415.6
5) Strongly disagree27818.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1501100.0
35) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Couples who choose to remain childless are not fulfilling God's plan. (AGREE3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1379.1
2) Somewhat agree25116.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree38925.9
4) Somewhat disagree26217.4
5) Strongly disagree46530.9
Missing13 
TOTAL1504100.0
36) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Christians should support education about human sexuality in the public schools. (AGREE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree49132.6
2) Somewhat agree49733.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree19412.9
4) Somewhat disagree19512.9
5) Strongly disagree1298.6
Missing11 
TOTAL1506100.0
37) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Christians should support education about human sexuality in parochial schools. (AGREE5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree91460.7
2) Somewhat agree40827.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree845.6
4) Somewhat disagree523.5
5) Strongly disagree473.1
Missing12 
TOTAL1505100.0
38) Have you ever read or heard of the Missouri Synod Commission on Theology and Church Relations statement on human sexuality? (MSCHOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) I have read this statement.41327.6
2) While I have not read this statement, I have heard a lot about it and have a fairly good idea of what it says.936.2
3) I have heard references to this statement, but I don't know much about it.45330.2
4) I have never heard of this statement.54036.0
Missing18 
TOTAL1499100.0
39) Do you think divorce is preferable to staying together for the following situation - Serious physical abuse by the spouse. (DIVORCE1)
TOTAL%
1) Divorce is definitely not preferable.493.2
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.956.3
3) Uncertain1026.8
4) Divorce is probably preferable.51834.4
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.74449.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1508100.0
40) Do you think divorce is preferable to staying together for the following situation - Emotional, but not physical, abuse by the spouse. (DIVORCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Divorce is definitely not preferable.976.4
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.23615.7
3) Uncertain26317.5
4) Divorce is probably preferable.66143.9
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.24816.5
Missing12 
TOTAL1505100.0
41) Do you think divorce is preferable to staying together for the following situation - Refusal by the spouse to seek professional help with a severe psychological illness. (DIVORCE3)
TOTAL%
1) Divorce is definitely not preferable.1087.2
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.30120.0
3) Uncertain43528.9
4) Divorce is probably preferable.46530.9
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.19412.9
Missing14 
TOTAL1503100.0
42) Do you think divorce is preferable to staying together for the following situation - Sexual infidelity by the spouse. (DIVORCE4)
TOTAL%
1) Divorce is definitely not preferable.1117.4
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.38525.6
3) Uncertain30620.4
4) Divorce is probably preferable.39826.5
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.30320.2
Missing14 
TOTAL1503100.0
43) Do you think divorce is preferable to staying together for the following situation - Permanent loss of spouse's normal sexual function due to accident or disease. (DIVORCE5)
TOTAL%
1) Divorce is definitely not preferable.96664.0
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.40827.0
3) Uncertain1087.2
4) Divorce is probably preferable.140.9
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.130.9
Missing8 
TOTAL1509100.0
44) Do you think divorce is preferable to staying together for the following situation - Divorce as a prerequisite for obtaining necessary public funds to pay for spouse's organ transplant. (DIVORCE6)
TOTAL%
1) Divorce is definitely not preferable.67144.6
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.22414.9
3) Uncertain41727.7
4) Divorce is probably preferable.1208.0
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.724.8
Missing13 
TOTAL1504100.0
45) Do you think divorce is preferable to staying together for the following situation - Both partners wish to divorce, but remain together for the sake of their minor children. (DIVORCE7)
TOTAL%
1) Divorce is definitely not preferable.34522.9
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.39226.0
3) Uncertain32521.6
4) Divorce is probably preferable.35323.4
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.936.2
Missing9 
TOTAL1508100.0
46) Are you and your spouse both working outside the home? (YUSPSWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78952.0
2) No72848.0
TOTAL1517100.0
47) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - Our standard of living is higher. (BOTHWRK1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree172.4
2) Somewhat disagree395.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree588.1
4) Somewhat agree27538.2
5) Strongly agree33045.9
Missing798 
TOTAL719100.0
48) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - We cook fewer of our meals at home. (BOTHWRK2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree14320.0
2) Somewhat disagree12517.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree618.5
4) Somewhat agree23933.4
5) Strongly agree14820.7
Missing801 
TOTAL716100.0
49) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - My spouse has more self-confidence. (BOTHWRK3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree192.7
2) Somewhat disagree415.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree18425.7
4) Somewhat agree22932.0
5) Strongly agree24233.8
Missing802 
TOTAL715100.0
50) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - I have more self-confidence. (BOTHWRK4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree172.4
2) Somewhat disagree496.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree24534.1
4) Somewhat agree21129.4
5) Strongly agree19627.3
Missing799 
TOTAL718100.0
51) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - My spouse has become more skilled at housework. (BOTHWRK5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree9313.0
2) Somewhat disagree13618.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree26436.8
4) Somewhat agree15922.1
5) Strongly agree669.2
Missing799 
TOTAL718100.0
52) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - I have become more skilled at housework. (BOTHWRK6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree699.6
2) Somewhat disagree9012.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree22130.8
4) Somewhat agree24634.3
5) Strongly agree9112.7
Missing800 
TOTAL717100.0
53) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - My spouse and I share housework more equally. (BOTHWRK7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree8411.7
2) Somewhat disagree13819.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree8211.4
4) Somewhat agree24834.6
5) Strongly agree16523.0
Missing800 
TOTAL717100.0
54) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - Our life has more excitement and challenge. (BOTHWRK8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree375.2
2) Somewhat disagree11415.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree22931.9
4) Somewhat agree22831.8
5) Strongly agree11015.3
Missing799 
TOTAL718100.0
55) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - We often have the feeling that there's just not enough time to get everything done. (BOTHWRK9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree192.6
2) Somewhat disagree496.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree598.2
4) Somewhat agree27237.9
5) Strongly agree31944.4
Missing799 
TOTAL718100.0
56) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - Frankly, it's hard to manage; if we could afford to go back to only one of us working, we would. (BTHWRK10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree14420.1
2) Somewhat disagree18826.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree11816.5
4) Somewhat agree14319.9
5) Strongly agree12417.3
Missing800 
TOTAL717100.0
57) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - We find so many satisfactions in both having jobs that we'd probably continue regardless of whether we needed the money. (BTHWRK11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree9513.2
2) Somewhat disagree13518.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree9913.8
4) Somewhat agree24033.5
5) Strongly agree14820.6
Missing800 
TOTAL717100.0
58) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - Our marriage has suffered from both of us working. (BTHWRK12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree34147.6
2) Somewhat disagree13619.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree12517.4
4) Somewhat agree9513.2
5) Strongly agree202.8
Missing800 
TOTAL717100.0
59) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - Our marriage has improved as a result of both of us working. (BTHWRK13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree517.1
2) Somewhat disagree10013.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree26537.0
4) Somewhat agree21029.3
5) Strongly agree9112.7
Missing800 
TOTAL717100.0
60) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - We have less time to spend in church activities. (BTHWRK14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree19727.5
2) Somewhat disagree17424.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree10314.4
4) Somewhat agree17724.7
5) Strongly agree669.2
Missing800 
TOTAL717100.0
61) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - We use our time more efficiently, so we have just as much time for church activities. (BTHWRK15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree365.0
2) Somewhat disagree17424.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree17123.8
4) Somewhat agree21529.9
5) Strongly agree12217.0
Missing799 
TOTAL718100.0
62) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - Our children sometimes resent our absence. (BTHWRK16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree7011.0
2) Somewhat disagree10015.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree17226.9
4) Somewhat agree25139.3
5) Strongly agree467.2
Missing878 
TOTAL639100.0
63) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - Our children enjoy having more opportunities to be independent. (BTHWRK17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree182.8
2) Somewhat disagree9715.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree26141.1
4) Somewhat agree21433.7
5) Strongly agree457.1
Missing882 
TOTAL635100.0
64) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - We give more money to the church. (BTHWRK18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree152.1
2) Somewhat disagree466.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree638.8
4) Somewhat agree26837.3
5) Strongly agree32745.5
Missing798 
TOTAL719100.0
65) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - We have a wider circle of friends. (BTHWRK19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree324.4
2) Somewhat disagree10915.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree17223.9
4) Somewhat agree25835.8
5) Strongly agree14920.7
Missing797 
TOTAL720100.0
66) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - We have less time to spend with our friends. (BTHWRK20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree446.1
2) Somewhat disagree16122.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree15321.3
4) Somewhat agree29040.4
5) Strongly agree709.7
Missing799 
TOTAL718100.0
67) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND BOTH WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME: How much do you agree with the following statement - We have less time to care for our aging parents. (BTHWRK21)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree10314.7
2) Somewhat disagree12017.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree30543.6
4) Somewhat agree12618.0
5) Strongly agree466.6
Missing817 
TOTAL700100.0
68) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Getting married. (EXPERN1)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly1459.7
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family36624.5
3) Have not experienced this situation98365.8
Missing23 
TOTAL1494100.0
69) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Becoming a parent. (EXPERN2)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly25917.4
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family33522.5
3) Have not experienced this situation89660.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1490100.0
70) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Severe marital conflict. (EXPERN3)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly1469.8
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family26117.4
3) Have not experienced this situation108972.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1496100.0
71) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Getting remarried. (EXPERN4)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly251.7
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family1419.4
3) Have not experienced this situation133188.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0
72) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Breakdown of communication with a son/daughter. (EXPERN5)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly15510.3
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family18412.3
3) Have not experienced this situation115977.4
Missing19 
TOTAL1498100.0
73) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Separation or divorce. (EXPERN6)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly402.7
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family20113.4
3) Have not experienced this situation125683.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0
74) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Raising a child or children in the absence of a spouse. (EXPERN7)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly523.5
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family1419.4
3) Have not experienced this situation130487.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0
75) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - One or more family members leaving the church. (EXPERN8)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly1046.9
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family21414.3
3) Have not experienced this situation117978.8
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0
76) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Making a decision about whether to have an abortion. (EXPERN9)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly140.9
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family463.1
3) Have not experienced this situation143796.0
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0
77) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Death of a relative or close friend. (EXPERN10)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly77852.1
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family19513.1
3) Have not experienced this situation51934.8
Missing25 
TOTAL1492100.0
78) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Serious illness (heart attack or other acute illness). (EXPERN11)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly24116.1
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family40827.3
3) Have not experienced this situation84856.6
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0
79) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Youngest child leaving home. (EXPERN12)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly17912.0
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family1067.1
3) Have not experienced this situation120780.9
Missing25 
TOTAL1492100.0
80) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Sexual harassment on the job. (EXPERN13)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly362.4
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family201.3
3) Have not experienced this situation143996.3
Missing22 
TOTAL1495100.0
81) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Rape. (EXPERN14)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly30.2
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family90.6
3) Have not experienced this situation148699.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1498100.0
82) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Imprisonment. (EXPERN15)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly70.5
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family251.7
3) Have not experienced this situation146597.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0
83) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Periods of emotional distress or hopelessness. (EXPERN16)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly37725.3
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family29019.5
3) Have not experienced this situation82155.2
Missing29 
TOTAL1488100.0
84) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Moving to a new community. (EXPERN17)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly38125.6
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family15010.1
3) Have not experienced this situation96064.4
Missing26 
TOTAL1491100.0
85) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Unemployment. (EXPERN18)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly15010.0
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family21214.2
3) Have not experienced this situation113275.8
Missing23 
TOTAL1494100.0
86) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Severe money problems. (EXPERN19)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly23215.6
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family21614.5
3) Have not experienced this situation104370.0
Missing26 
TOTAL1491100.0
87) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Homosexuality. (EXPERN20)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly171.1
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family422.8
3) Have not experienced this situation143896.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0
88) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Mental breakdown or illness. (EXPERN21)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly352.3
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family1429.5
3) Have not experienced this situation132288.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1499100.0
89) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Caring for an elderly parent. (EXPERN22)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly29419.6
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family23215.5
3) Have not experienced this situation97164.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0
90) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Physical abuse by spouse. (EXPERN23)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly171.1
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family342.3
3) Have not experienced this situation144796.6
Missing19 
TOTAL1498100.0
91) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - An extramarital affair. (EXPERN24)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly302.0
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family634.2
3) Have not experienced this situation140593.8
Missing19 
TOTAL1498100.0
92) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Physical abuse of child or children. (EXPERN25)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly80.5
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family281.9
3) Have not experienced this situation146297.6
Missing19 
TOTAL1498100.0
93) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Chronic or disabling illness. (EXPERN26)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly1107.4
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family22114.8
3) Have not experienced this situation116577.9
Missing21 
TOTAL1496100.0
94) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Getting married. (CHRSUP1)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.13048.1
2) There was some support from the church.7828.9
3) There was very little support from the church.197.0
4) There was no support from the church.41.5
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.93.3
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.31.1
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2710.0
Missing1247 
TOTAL270100.0
95) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Becoming a parent. (CHRSUP2)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.11434.7
2) There was some support from the church.11334.3
3) There was very little support from the church.3711.2
4) There was no support from the church.144.3
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.134.0
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.3811.6
Missing1188 
TOTAL329100.0
96) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Severe marital conflict. (CHRSUP3)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.2411.4
2) There was some support from the church.4119.5
3) There was very little support from the church.2813.3
4) There was no support from the church.115.2
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.7133.8
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.41.9
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.3114.8
Missing1307 
TOTAL210100.0
97) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Getting remarried. (CHRSUP4)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.2227.2
2) There was some support from the church.1214.8
3) There was very little support from the church.33.7
4) There was no support from the church.56.2
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.1012.3
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.11.2
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2834.6
Missing1436 
TOTAL81100.0
98) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Breakdown of communication with a son/daughter. (CHRSUP5)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.2311.2
2) There was some support from the church.4320.9
3) There was very little support from the church.2311.2
4) There was no support from the church.125.8
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.6129.6
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.73.4
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.3718.0
Missing1311 
TOTAL206100.0
99) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Separation or divorce. (CHRSUP6)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.1813.5
2) There was some support from the church.3022.6
3) There was very little support from the church.1511.3
4) There was no support from the church.1511.3
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.2216.5
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.43.0
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2921.8
Missing1384 
TOTAL133100.0
100) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Raising a child or children in the absence of a spouse. (CHRSUP7)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.1717.3
2) There was some support from the church.2121.4
3) There was very little support from the church.1212.2
4) There was no support from the church.1212.2
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.77.1
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2929.6
Missing1419 
TOTAL98100.0
101) How much support did the church give in the following situation - One or more family members leaving the church. (CHRSUP8)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.126.3
2) There was some support from the church.3518.2
3) There was very little support from the church.2814.6
4) There was no support from the church.3417.7
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.3819.8
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.115.7
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.3417.7
Missing1325 
TOTAL192100.0
102) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Making a decision about whether to have an abortion. (CHRSUP9)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.47.3
2) There was some support from the church.59.1
3) There was very little support from the church.23.6
4) There was no support from the church.712.7
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.1120.0
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.11.8
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2545.5
Missing1462 
TOTAL55100.0
103) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Death of a relative or close friend. (CHRSUP10)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.37347.0
2) There was some support from the church.23729.9
3) There was very little support from the church.465.8
4) There was no support from the church.222.8
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.688.6
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.20.3
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.455.7
Missing724 
TOTAL793100.0
104) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Serious illness. (CHRSUP11)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.18445.5
2) There was some support from the church.12230.2
3) There was very little support from the church.266.4
4) There was no support from the church.102.5
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.307.4
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.51.2
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.276.7
Missing1113 
TOTAL404100.0
105) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Youngest child leaving home. (CHRSUP12)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.169.6
2) There was some support from the church.3521.1
3) There was very little support from the church.2213.3
4) There was no support from the church.159.0
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.127.2
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.10.6
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.6539.2
Missing1351 
TOTAL166100.0
106) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Sexual harassment on the job. (CHRSUP13)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.11.7
2) There was some support from the church.46.9
3) There was very little support from the church.58.6
4) There was no support from the church.610.3
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.1119.0
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.35.2
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2848.3
Missing1459 
TOTAL58100.0
107) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Rape. (CHRSUP14)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.25.1
2) There was some support from the church.37.7
3) There was very little support from the church.410.3
4) There was no support from the church.25.1
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.410.3
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.12.6
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2359.0
Missing1478 
TOTAL39100.0
108) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Imprisonment. (CHRSUP15)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.35.9
2) There was some support from the church.611.8
3) There was very little support from the church.59.8
4) There was no support from the church.35.9
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.1223.5
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.12.0
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2141.2
Missing1466 
TOTAL51100.0
109) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Periods of emotional distress or hopelessness. (CHRSUP16)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.4610.9
2) There was some support from the church.10124.0
3) There was very little support from the church.5613.3
4) There was no support from the church.389.0
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.12730.2
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.276.4
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.266.2
Missing1096 
TOTAL421100.0
110) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Moving to a new community. (CHRSUP17)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.14840.7
2) There was some support from the church.9626.4
3) There was very little support from the church.4512.4
4) There was no support from the church.184.9
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.133.6
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.41.1
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.4011.0
Missing1153 
TOTAL364100.0
111) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Unemployment. (CHRSUP18)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.2513.7
2) There was some support from the church.3720.2
3) There was very little support from the church.2614.2
4) There was no support from the church.2714.8
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.2614.2
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.52.7
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.3720.2
Missing1334 
TOTAL183100.0
112) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Severe money problems. (CHRSUP19)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.125.0
2) There was some support from the church.239.5
3) There was very little support from the church.3414.0
4) There was no support from the church.3313.6
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.7832.2
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.104.1
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.5221.5
Missing1275 
TOTAL242100.0
113) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Homosexuality. (CHRSUP20)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.23.7
2) There was some support from the church.23.7
3) There was very little support from the church.23.7
4) There was no support from the church.611.1
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.1527.8
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.23.7
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2546.3
Missing1463 
TOTAL54100.0
114) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Mental breakdown or illness. (CHRSUP21)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.1919.2
2) There was some support from the church.2020.2
3) There was very little support from the church.1616.2
4) There was no support from the church.66.1
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.1313.1
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.55.1
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2020.2
Missing1418 
TOTAL99100.0
115) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Caring for an elderly parent. (CHRSUP22)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.6319.3
2) There was some support from the church.10331.5
3) There was very little support from the church.4614.1
4) There was no support from the church.3310.1
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.247.3
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.10.3
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.5717.4
Missing1190 
TOTAL327100.0
116) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Physical abuse by spouse. (CHRSUP23)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.12.3
2) There was some support from the church.36.8
3) There was very little support from the church.511.4
4) There was no support from the church.24.5
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.920.5
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.24.5
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2250.0
Missing1473 
TOTAL44100.0
117) How much support did the church give in the following situation - An extramarital affair. (CHRSUP24)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.46.0
2) There was some support from the church.23.0
3) There was very little support from the church.811.9
4) There was no support from the church.46.0
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.2029.9
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2943.3
Missing1450 
TOTAL67100.0
118) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Physical abuse of child or children. (CHRSUP25)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.12.2
2) There was some support from the church.511.1
3) There was very little support from the church.511.1
4) There was no support from the church.36.7
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.715.6
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2453.3
Missing1472 
TOTAL45100.0
119) How much support did the church give in the following situation - Chronic or disabling illness. (CHRSUP26)
TOTAL%
1) There was a great deal of support from the church.5026.2
2) There was some support from the church.6232.5
3) There was very little support from the church.2312.0
4) There was no support from the church.84.2
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.178.9
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.21.0
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2915.2
Missing1326 
TOTAL191100.0
120) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Getting married. (SUPLIK1)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.3413.1
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.3413.1
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.15660.0
4) I didn't want any support from the church.31.2
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.20.8
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.186.9
7) Can't say.135.0
Missing1257 
TOTAL260100.0
121) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Becoming a parent. (SUPLIK2)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.309.4
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.5818.2
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.16953.1
4) I didn't want any support from the church.134.1
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.10.3
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.268.2
7) Can't say.216.6
Missing1199 
TOTAL318100.0
122) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Severe marital conflict. (SUPLIK3)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.4523.1
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.168.2
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.4523.1
4) I didn't want any support from the church.3115.9
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.157.7
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2110.8
7) Can't say.2211.3
Missing1322 
TOTAL195100.0
123) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Getting remarried. (SUPLIK4)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.57.5
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.57.5
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.2537.3
4) I didn't want any support from the church.34.5
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.46.0
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.1116.4
7) Can't say.1420.9
Missing1450 
TOTAL67100.0
124) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Breakdown of communication with a son/daughter. (SUPLIK5)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.4624.5
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.2412.8
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.4423.4
4) I didn't want any support from the church.189.6
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.63.2
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2412.8
7) Can't say.2613.8
Missing1329 
TOTAL188100.0
125) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Separation or divorce. (SUPLIK6)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.2925.4
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.1311.4
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.2320.2
4) I didn't want any support from the church.76.1
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.54.4
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2017.5
7) Can't say.1714.9
Missing1403 
TOTAL114100.0
126) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Raising a child or children in the absence of spouse. (SUPLIK7)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.1213.6
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.1921.6
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.2730.7
4) I didn't want any support from the church.55.7
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.22.3
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.1112.5
7) Can't say.1213.6
Missing1429 
TOTAL88100.0
127) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - One or more family members leaving the church. (SUPLIK8)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.5733.3
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.2917.0
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.179.9
4) I didn't want any support from the church.63.5
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.169.4
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.158.8
7) Can't say.3118.1
Missing1346 
TOTAL171100.0
128) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Making a decision about whether to have an abortion. (SUPLIK9)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.24.8
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.49.5
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.716.7
4) I didn't want any support from the church.37.1
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.819.0
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.511.9
7) Can't say.1331.0
Missing1475 
TOTAL42100.0
129) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Death of a relative or close friend. (SUPLIK10)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.8210.8
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.10413.7
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.48363.5
4) I didn't want any support from the church.253.3
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.30.4
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.374.9
7) Can't say.273.5
Missing756 
TOTAL761100.0
130) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Serious illness. (SUPLIK11)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.4812.5
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.5815.1
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.23962.1
4) I didn't want any support from the church.30.8
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.20.5
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.153.9
7) Can't say.205.2
Missing1132 
TOTAL385100.0
131) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Youngest child leaving home. (SUPLIK12)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.42.7
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.2214.7
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.5335.3
4) I didn't want any support from the church.138.7
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.3523.3
7) Can't say.2315.3
Missing1367 
TOTAL150100.0
132) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Sexual harassment on the job. (SUPLIK13)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.817.8
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.715.6
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.36.7
4) I didn't want any support from the church.36.7
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.24.4
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.817.8
7) Can't say.1431.1
Missing1472 
TOTAL45100.0
133) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Rape. (SUPLIK14)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.39.7
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.26.5
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.412.9
4) I didn't want any support from the church.13.2
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.13.2
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.619.4
7) Can't say.1445.2
Missing1486 
TOTAL31100.0
134) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Imprisonment. (SUPLIK15)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.49.3
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.920.9
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.37.0
4) I didn't want any support from the church.12.3
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.12.3
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.818.6
7) Can't say.1739.5
Missing1474 
TOTAL43100.0
135) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Periods of emotional distress or hopelessness. (SUPLIK16)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.9322.2
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.10424.9
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.9021.5
4) I didn't want any support from the church.4410.5
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.204.8
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.245.7
7) Can't say.4310.3
Missing1099 
TOTAL418100.0
136) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Moving to a new community. (SUPLIK17)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.5215.2
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.7120.7
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.16447.8
4) I didn't want any support from the church.82.3
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.236.7
7) Can't say.257.3
Missing1174 
TOTAL343100.0
137) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Unemployment. (SUPLIK18)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.3218.2
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.3218.2
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.3922.2
4) I didn't want any support from the church.2111.9
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.21.1
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2715.3
7) Can't say.2313.1
Missing1341 
TOTAL176100.0
138) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Severe money problems. (SUPLIK19)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.2912.4
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.3916.7
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.3113.3
4) I didn't want any support from the church.3515.0
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.104.3
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.4921.0
7) Can't say.4017.2
Missing1284 
TOTAL233100.0
139) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Homosexuality. (SUPLIK20)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.714.3
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.36.1
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.510.2
4) I didn't want any support from the church.24.1
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.1020.4
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.816.3
7) Can't say.1428.6
Missing1468 
TOTAL49100.0
140) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Mental breakdown or illness. (SUPLIK21)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.1516.7
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.2325.6
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.2426.7
4) I didn't want any support from the church.22.2
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.33.3
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.1011.1
7) Can't say.1314.4
Missing1427 
TOTAL90100.0
141) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Caring for an elderly parent. (SUPLIK22)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.227.1
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.7925.6
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.12741.2
4) I didn't want any support from the church.154.9
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.10.3
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.4314.0
7) Can't say.216.8
Missing1209 
TOTAL308100.0
142) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Physical abuse by spouse. (SUPLIK23)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.38.6
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.617.1
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.25.7
4) I didn't want any support from the church.12.9
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.25.7
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.720.0
7) Can't say.1440.0
Missing1482 
TOTAL35100.0
143) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - An extramarital affair. (SUPLIK24)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.58.6
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.58.6
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.915.5
4) I didn't want any support from the church.46.9
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.712.1
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.915.5
7) Can't say.1932.8
Missing1459 
TOTAL58100.0
144) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Physical abuse of child or children. (SUPLIK25)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.512.5
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.615.0
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.410.0
4) I didn't want any support from the church.12.5
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.820.0
7) Can't say.1640.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL40100.0
145) How much support would you have liked to receive from the church in the following situation - Chronic or disabling illness. (SUPLIK26)
TOTAL%
1) I would have liked a great deal more support from the church.2112.1
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.4324.7
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.6436.8
4) I didn't want any support from the church.42.3
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.10.6
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.1810.3
7) Can't say.2313.2
Missing1343 
TOTAL174100.0
146) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Coping with stress. (WKSINC1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely98666.0
2) Yes, probably41828.0
3) Don't know/not sure573.8
4) No, probably not302.0
5) No, definitely not30.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1494100.0
147) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Family financial planning. (WKSINC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely58639.4
2) Yes, probably61541.4
3) Don't know/not sure17411.7
4) No, probably not976.5
5) No, definitely not140.9
Missing31 
TOTAL1486100.0
148) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Rearing young children. (WKSINC3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely85257.5
2) Yes, probably50233.9
3) Don't know/not sure1006.7
4) No, probably not221.5
5) No, definitely not70.5
Missing34 
TOTAL1483100.0
149) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Family health/nutrition. (WKSINC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely22615.3
2) Yes, probably51234.7
3) Don't know/not sure32422.0
4) No, probably not36724.9
5) No, definitely not463.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1475100.0
150) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Preparing for retirement. (WKSINC5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely40627.4
2) Yes, probably72548.9
3) Don't know/not sure21414.4
4) No, probably not1198.0
5) No, definitely not201.3
Missing33 
TOTAL1484100.0
151) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Enriching your marriage. (WKSINC6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely85057.2
2) Yes, probably52135.1
3) Don't know/not sure805.4
4) No, probably not261.8
5) No, definitely not80.5
Missing32 
TOTAL1485100.0
152) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Adult children and their aging parents. (WKSINC7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely52835.6
2) Yes, probably69446.7
3) Don't know/not sure19012.8
4) No, probably not694.6
5) No, definitely not40.3
Missing32 
TOTAL1485100.0
153) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Teaching children about sex. (WKSINC8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely60440.8
2) Yes, probably61141.3
3) Don't know/not sure17511.8
4) No, probably not795.3
5) No, definitely not120.8
Missing36 
TOTAL1481100.0
154) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Planning a will or estate. (WKSINC9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely29119.7
2) Yes, probably64043.2
3) Don't know/not sure26818.1
4) No, probably not23916.1
5) No, definitely not422.8
Missing37 
TOTAL1480100.0
155) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Being parents of teenagers. (WKSINC10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely77152.0
2) Yes, probably58539.4
3) Don't know/not sure996.7
4) No, probably not221.5
5) No, definitely not70.5
Missing33 
TOTAL1484100.0
156) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Dealing with violence in families. (WKSINC11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely41628.2
2) Yes, probably65544.4
3) Don't know/not sure30020.3
4) No, probably not946.4
5) No, definitely not110.7
Missing41 
TOTAL1476100.0
157) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Dealing with homosexuals within families. (WKSINC12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely32622.1
2) Yes, probably54837.1
3) Don't know/not sure40927.7
4) No, probably not15810.7
5) No, definitely not362.4
Missing40 
TOTAL1477100.0
158) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Dealing with drug/alcohol dependence in families. (WKSINC13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely76051.3
2) Yes, probably57238.6
3) Don't know/not sure1117.5
4) No, probably not302.0
5) No, definitely not80.5
Missing36 
TOTAL1481100.0
159) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Being a single parent. (WKSINC14)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely70147.3
2) Yes, probably58639.5
3) Don't know/not sure15110.2
4) No, probably not302.0
5) No, definitely not140.9
Missing35 
TOTAL1482100.0
160) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Time management for parents. (WKSINC15)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely47832.3
2) Yes, probably60340.7
3) Don't know/not sure25417.1
4) No, probably not1208.1
5) No, definitely not271.8
Missing35 
TOTAL1482100.0
161) In your opinion, which of the following types of workshops or small groups should be included in the synod's Board for Parish Services church-wide Family Festival? - Working couples; Balancing family and career. (WKSINC16)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely63042.3
2) Yes, probably58039.0
3) Don't know/not sure17311.6
4) No, probably not845.6
5) No, definitely not221.5
Missing28 
TOTAL1489100.0
162) What is your age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL149745.59113
163) What is your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male91160.7
2) Female59039.3
Missing16 
TOTAL1501100.0
164) What is your marital status? (MARSTATS)
TOTAL%
1) Married, first marriage116477.4
2) Married, remarriage1046.9
3) Separated50.3
4) Divorced322.1
5) Widowed553.7
6) Never married1449.6
Missing13 
TOTAL1504100.0
165) Are you currently employed? (EMPLOYD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, full-time108072.8
2) Yes, part-time1389.3
3) No, not employed, but able to work211.4
4) No, unable to work60.4
5) No, retired1268.5
6) No, going to school120.8
7) No, full-time homemaker956.4
8) No, full-time volunteer60.4
Missing33 
TOTAL1484100.0
166) What is the highest level of education you completed? (EDUCAT)
TOTAL%
1) Elementary school graduate or less291.9
2) Some high school291.9
3) High school graduate20513.6
4) Some college21714.4
5) College graduate21714.4
6) Some post-baccalaureate19312.8
7) Master's degree or equivalent28118.7
8) Some post-master's22014.6
9) Doctoral degree or equivalent1127.5
Missing14 
TOTAL1503100.0
167) Panel and Wave numbers (e.g., Panel 1 + Wave 2 = PANWAVE 12) (PANWAVE)
TOTAL%
12) 1517100.0
TOTAL1517100.0
168) Age category (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 14-1950.3
2) 20-2915710.5
3) 30-3940527.1
4) 40-4936724.5
5) 50-5930920.6
6) 60-6917811.9
7) 70-84765.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0
169) I-SEX: What is your gender (for use with on-line analysis)? (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male91160.7
2) Female59039.3
Missing16 
TOTAL1501100.0
170) I-MARSTAT: What is your marital status (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-MARSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married126884.3
2) Separated50.3
3) Divorced322.1
4) Widowed553.7
5) Never marr1449.6
Missing13 
TOTAL1504100.0
171) I-EDUCAT: What is the highest level of education you completed (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-EDUCAT)
TOTAL%
1) 583.9
2) High schl42228.1
3) College41027.3
4) Master's50133.3
5) Doctorate1127.5
Missing14 
TOTAL1503100.0
172) I-AGECAT: Age category (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) <2050.3
2) 20-3956237.5
3) 40-5967645.2
4) 60-8425417.0
Missing20 
TOTAL1497100.0