Combined Panel Surveys of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1987

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent type (DTRVR001)
TOTAL%
1) Panel1775100.0
Missing94 
TOTAL1775100.0
2) Response number (DTRVR002)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17751134.313683
3) Laity - Region (LREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast333.7
2) East north central33837.6
3) West north central24026.7
4) South14916.6
5) West13915.5
Missing970 
TOTAL899100.0
4) Laity-congregation size (LSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) 200 and under16618.5
2) 201-49933136.9
3) 500 and up40144.7
Missing971 
TOTAL898100.0
5) Laity-congregation ID (LCONGID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL899493869.603288835
6) Laity-congregation sequence number (LCONGSEQ)
TOTAL%
1) 13615.1
2) 9810.9
3) 11913.2
4) 788.7
5) 677.5
6) 525.8
7) 475.2
8) 404.4
9) 303.3
10) 303.3
11) 242.7
12) 252.8
13) 121.3
14) 121.3
15) 80.9
16) 101.1
17) 101.1
18) 131.4
19) 91.0
20) 40.4
21) 50.6
22) 91.0
23) 70.8
24) 50.6
25) 111.2
26) 50.6
27) 80.9
28) 30.3
29) 20.2
30) 40.4
32) 10.1
33) 10.1
34) 10.1
36) 20.2
37) 30.3
38) 30.3
39) 20.2
40) 10.1
42) 10.1
44) 10.1
Missing970 
TOTAL899100.0
7) Type of church worker (CWTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Clergy39745.3
2) Teacher40045.7
3) Lay worker799.0
Missing993 
TOTAL876100.0
8) Church worker status code (CWTYPE and CWSTATUS combined from Panels 851 and 861) (Category labels are found in the attached summary document.) (CWSTATUS)
TOTAL%
1001) 27331.2
1002) 171.9
1003) 303.4
1006) 171.9
1007) 10.1
1011) 111.3
1012) 151.7
1013) 20.2
1014) 30.3
1022) 60.7
1032) 10.1
1033) 20.2
1061) 171.9
1072) 20.2
2001) 23526.8
2002) 404.6
2003) 768.7
2005) 273.1
2006) 141.6
2009) 80.9
3012) 151.7
3013) 10.1
3014) 101.1
3015) 424.8
3016) 30.3
3017) 80.9
Missing993 
TOTAL876100.0
9) Church worker sequence number (CWSEQ)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL876815.386564
10) How many of your closest friends are LCMS? (FRIENDS)
TOTAL%
1) None764.3
2) A few33218.8
3) About half36520.6
4) Most84047.5
5) All1578.9
Missing99 
TOTAL1770100.0
11) How strong a Christian are you? (STRCHRST)
TOTAL%
1) Very strong90.5
2) Strong472.7
3) Somewhat strong31518.1
4) Not very strong92453.0
5) Weak45025.8
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
12) How upset would you be if you moved and there was no LCMS in your new area? (UPSET1)
TOTAL%
1) Not upsetting at all25514.4
2) Slightly upsetting33418.9
3) Somewhat upsetting53030.0
4) Very upsetting44925.4
5) Extremely upsetting20011.3
Missing101 
TOTAL1768100.0
13) How upset would you be if you moved and there was no Lutheran church in your new area? (UPSET2)
TOTAL%
1) Not upsetting at all522.9
2) Slightly upsetting1156.5
3) Somewhat upsetting25014.1
4) Very upsetting63135.6
5) Extremely upsetting72340.8
Missing98 
TOTAL1771100.0
14) How important are your religious beliefs? (IMPBEL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important in my life10.1
2) A slightly important thing in my life30.2
3) A somewhat important thing in my life482.7
4) A very important thing in my life59633.7
5) The most important thing in my life112363.4
Missing98 
TOTAL1771100.0
15) How frequently do you attend services? (FREQSERV)
TOTAL%
2) Once a year or less20.1
3) Several times a year140.8
4) About once a month321.8
5) 2 or 3 times a month814.6
6) Nearly every week35720.2
7) Every week103558.7
8) Several times a week24313.8
Missing105 
TOTAL1764100.0
16) How frequently do you attend Bible class? (FREQBICL)
TOTAL%
1) Never19711.2
2) Once a year or less1035.9
3) Several times a year22512.8
4) About once a month1156.6
5) 2 or 3 times a month1257.1
6) Nearly every week31918.2
7) Every week46426.4
8) Several times a week20711.8
Missing114 
TOTAL1755100.0
17) How often do you pray? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Never30.2
2) Less than once a week80.5
3) About once a week251.4
4) Several times a week1297.3
5) Once a day26815.2
6) Several times a day132975.4
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
18) How many hours per week do you spend in church-related activities? (HRCHRACT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL150120.74624
19) In 1984, how much did your family give to the congregation? (FAMCONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17091827.5162125
20) In 1984, how much money did your family give to the church-related activities? (FAMCHACT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1615649.7451122
21) Are you or have you been a member of a congregational board or committee? (MEMCONBO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past78544.7
2) Yes, currently but not in the past643.6
3) Yes, in the past but not currently52029.6
4) No, never participated in this type of group28416.2
9) Does not apply1045.9
Missing112 
TOTAL1757100.0
22) Are you or have you been an officer of a board or committee in your congregation? (OFFBOCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past45225.8
2) Yes, currently but not in the past543.1
3) Yes, in the past but not currently50929.0
4) No, never participated in this type of group50828.9
9) Does not apply23213.2
Missing114 
TOTAL1755100.0
23) Are you or have you been a member of a District board or committee? (MEMDIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past20711.8
2) Yes, currently but not in the past452.6
3) Yes, in the past but not currently35620.3
4) No, never participated in this type of group108361.8
9) Does not apply613.5
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
24) Are you or have you been a member of a synodical board or committee? (MEMSYNBO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past543.1
2) Yes, currently but not in the past120.7
3) Yes, in the past but not currently1307.4
4) No, never participated in this type of group147984.3
9) Does not apply804.6
Missing114 
TOTAL1755100.0
25) Are you teaching or have you taught Sunday school? (TCHSUNSC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past37021.0
2) Yes, currently but not in the past231.3
3) Yes, in the past but not currently96154.6
4) No, never participated in this type of group37721.4
9) Does not apply291.6
Missing109 
TOTAL1760100.0
26) Are you teaching or have you taught a Bible class? (TCHBIBCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past47827.1
2) Yes, currently but not in the past281.6
3) Yes, in the past but not currently58132.9
4) No, never participated in this type of group62935.7
9) Does not apply482.7
Missing105 
TOTAL1764100.0
27) Are you or have you been a member of LWML or LLL? (MEMLLL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past61635.1
2) Yes, currently but not in the past372.1
3) Yes, in the past but not currently33218.9
4) No, never participated in this type of group68539.0
9) Does not apply864.9
Missing113 
TOTAL1756100.0
28) Do you currently, or have you ever, participated in an exclusively male or exclusively female Bible class? (EXBIBCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past25314.3
2) Yes, currently but not in the past241.4
3) Yes, in the past but not currently42524.1
4) No, never participated in this type of group102157.8
9) Does not apply432.4
Missing103 
TOTAL1766100.0
29) Do you currently, or have you ever, participated in any other male-only or female-only group in your congregation? (SEXGRCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently and in the past41023.3
2) Yes, currently but not in the past291.6
3) Yes, in the past but not currently40022.8
4) No, never participated in this type of group86749.3
9) Does not apply523.0
Missing111 
TOTAL1758100.0
30) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for Bible study. (WOMIMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all482.8
2) Of slight importance824.7
3) Somewhat important27715.9
4) Very important63936.6
5) Extremely important64737.1
8) No opinion523.0
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
31) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to use one's time and talent in serving the congregation. (WOMIMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all251.4
2) Of slight importance673.8
3) Somewhat important37821.7
4) Very important74542.7
5) Extremely important50028.7
8) No opinion291.7
Missing125 
TOTAL1744100.0
32) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to help people. (WOMIMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all241.4
2) Of slight importance362.1
3) Somewhat important24113.9
4) Very important76844.2
5) Extremely important64737.2
8) No opinion221.3
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
33) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for spiritual growth. (WOMIMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all372.1
2) Of slight importance402.3
3) Somewhat important1739.9
4) Very important55531.8
5) Extremely important91452.4
8) No opinion251.4
Missing125 
TOTAL1744100.0
34) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to make and maintain friendships. (WOMIMP5)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all191.1
2) Of slight importance492.8
3) Somewhat important32418.6
4) Very important73342.1
5) Extremely important59334.1
8) No opinion221.3
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
35) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to share one's faith. (WOMIMP6)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all331.9
2) Of slight importance583.3
3) Somewhat important19911.4
4) Very important65637.7
5) Extremely important77144.3
8) No opinion231.3
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
36) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to learn more about what is going on in the congregation. (WOMIMP7)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all754.3
2) Of slight importance19511.2
3) Somewhat important54131.1
4) Very important57833.2
5) Extremely important32118.4
8) No opinion321.8
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
37) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to learn more about what is going on in the church beyond one's own congregation. (WOMIMP8)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all774.4
2) Of slight importance21712.5
3) Somewhat important58333.5
4) Very important55031.6
5) Extremely important28216.2
8) No opinion321.8
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
38) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to influence decisions within the congregation. (WOMIMP9)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1418.1
2) Of slight importance34319.7
3) Somewhat important54531.3
4) Very important43925.2
5) Extremely important22512.9
8) No opinion462.6
Missing130 
TOTAL1739100.0
39) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to develop leadership skills. (WOMIMP10)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all784.5
2) Of slight importance23913.7
3) Somewhat important57733.1
4) Very important55531.8
5) Extremely important25714.7
8) No opinion372.1
Missing126 
TOTAL1743100.0
40) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for recreational/sports activities. (WOMIMP11)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all23013.2
2) Of slight importance44325.5
3) Somewhat important59634.3
4) Very important27615.9
5) Extremely important1257.2
8) No opinion673.9
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
41) Women's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunities for other. (WOMIMP12)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all163.7
2) Of slight importance30.7
3) Somewhat important174.0
4) Very important5613.1
5) Extremely important7918.4
8) No opinion25860.1
Missing1440 
TOTAL429100.0
42) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for Bible study. (MENIMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all664.0
2) Of slight importance995.9
3) Somewhat important24114.5
4) Very important53031.8
5) Extremely important63538.1
8) No opinion955.7
Missing203 
TOTAL1666100.0
43) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to use one's time and talent in serving the congregation. (MENIMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all412.5
2) Of slight importance935.6
3) Somewhat important35921.5
4) Very important67340.3
5) Extremely important44126.4
8) No opinion643.8
Missing198 
TOTAL1671100.0
44) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to help people. (MENIMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all362.2
2) Of slight importance694.1
3) Somewhat important25915.5
4) Very important70242.1
5) Extremely important53732.2
8) No opinion633.8
Missing203 
TOTAL1666100.0
45) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for spiritual growth. (MENIMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all462.8
2) Of slight importance533.2
3) Somewhat important18611.2
4) Very important50930.5
5) Extremely important81048.6
8) No opinion633.8
Missing202 
TOTAL1667100.0
46) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to make and maintain friendships. (MENIMP5)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all241.4
2) Of slight importance653.9
3) Somewhat important34320.6
4) Very important66439.9
5) Extremely important50930.6
8) No opinion613.7
Missing203 
TOTAL1666100.0
47) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to share one's faith. (MENIMP6)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all382.3
2) Of slight importance674.0
3) Somewhat important21412.9
4) Very important59435.7
5) Extremely important68941.4
8) No opinion623.7
Missing205 
TOTAL1664100.0
48) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to learn more about what is going on in the congregation. (MENIMP7)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all653.9
2) Of slight importance16610.0
3) Somewhat important42225.3
4) Very important57334.4
5) Extremely important37722.6
8) No opinion643.8
Missing202 
TOTAL1667100.0
49) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to learn more about what is going on in the church beyond one's own congregation. (MENIMP8)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all704.2
2) Of slight importance19311.6
3) Somewhat important49929.9
4) Very important53131.8
5) Extremely important31218.7
8) No opinion633.8
Missing201 
TOTAL1668100.0
50) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to influence decisions within the congregation. (MENIMP9)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1026.1
2) Of slight importance20712.4
3) Somewhat important44026.4
4) Very important48729.2
5) Extremely important36121.7
8) No opinion694.1
Missing203 
TOTAL1666100.0
51) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity to develop leadership skills. (MENIMP10)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all613.7
2) Of slight importance1599.6
3) Somewhat important44326.6
4) Very important57234.4
5) Extremely important35821.5
8) No opinion704.2
Missing206 
TOTAL1663100.0
52) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunity for recreational/sports activities. (MENIMP11)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1458.7
2) Of slight importance34320.7
3) Somewhat important54532.8
4) Very important35321.3
5) Extremely important19611.8
8) No opinion784.7
Missing209 
TOTAL1660100.0
53) Men's-only groups exist within many congregations. Of the opportunities which these groups offer their members, please indicate the relative importance of each. - Opportunities for other. (MENIMP12)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all112.7
2) Of slight importance61.5
3) Somewhat important153.7
4) Very important399.5
5) Extremely important6215.1
8) No opinion27767.6
Missing1459 
TOTAL410100.0
54) Overall, indicate how important you feel it is that groups designed especially for women exist in your congregation. (OVLIMPWM)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all693.9
2) Of slight importance1488.4
3) Somewhat important47326.8
4) Very important68338.8
5) Extremely important37821.5
8) No opinion110.6
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
55) Overall, indicate how important you feel it is that groups designed especially for men exist in your congregation. (OVLIMIPM)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all955.4
2) Of slight importance21612.3
3) Somewhat important53530.5
4) Very important58133.1
5) Extremely important30017.1
8) No opinion291.7
Missing113 
TOTAL1756100.0
56) To what extent has the importance of groups within congregations designed especially for women changed in the last 10 years. (WOMGPCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Increased significantly995.8
2) Increased somewhat32719.1
3) No change has occurred51329.9
4) Decreased somewhat61836.0
5) Decreased significantly1599.3
Missing153 
TOTAL1716100.0
57) To what extent has the importance of groups within congregations designed especially for men changed in the last 10 years. (MENGPCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Increased significantly20011.8
2) Increased somewhat39723.5
3) No change has occurred69441.0
4) Decreased somewhat33619.9
5) Decreased significantly643.8
Missing178 
TOTAL1691100.0
58) How often do you spend a social evening with the following - Relatives. (SOCEVE1)
TOTAL%
1) Never181.0
2) Once a year or less1548.7
3) Several times a year59633.7
4) About once a month27015.3
5) Two or three times a month28816.3
6) Once a week24714.0
7) More than once a week19310.9
Missing103 
TOTAL1766100.0
59) How often do you spend a social evening with the following - Neighbors. (SOCEVE2)
TOTAL%
1) Never31718.0
2) Once a year or less41723.7
3) Several times a year43624.7
4) About once a month22913.0
5) Two or three times a month1609.1
6) Once a week1216.9
7) More than once a week834.7
Missing106 
TOTAL1763100.0
60) How often do you spend a social evening with the following - Friends, not belonging to your congregation. (SOCEVE3)
TOTAL%
1) Never673.8
2) Once a year or less22212.6
3) Several times a year58633.2
4) About once a month36420.6
5) Two or three times a month25914.7
6) Once a week1458.2
7) More than once a week1226.9
Missing104 
TOTAL1765100.0
61) How often do you spend a social evening with the following - Friends belonging to your congregation. (SOCEVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Never864.9
2) Once a year or less1568.8
3) Several times a year47326.8
4) About once a month40923.2
5) Two or three times a month35019.8
6) Once a week19811.2
7) More than once a week925.2
Missing105 
TOTAL1764100.0
62) Are you a member of any clubs or other voluntary organizations not associated with your church? (CLBNCHC1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96855.0
2) No79245.0
Missing109 
TOTAL1760100.0
63) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Social. (CLBNCHC2)
TOTAL%
1) 15677.6
2) 3416.9
3) 84.0
4) 21.0
6) 10.5
Missing1668 
TOTAL201100.0
64) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Recreational. (CLBNCHC3)
TOTAL%
1) 24677.1
2) 5717.9
3) 92.8
4) 61.9
5) 10.3
Missing1550 
TOTAL319100.0
65) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Service or charitable. (CLBNCHC4)
TOTAL%
1) 33470.3
2) 10522.1
3) 234.8
4) 51.1
5) 10.2
6) 30.6
8) 10.2
9) 30.6
Missing1394 
TOTAL475100.0
66) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Occupational or professional. (CLBNCHC5)
TOTAL%
1) 32661.3
2) 11521.6
3) 448.3
4) 244.5
5) 112.1
6) 71.3
8) 30.6
9) 20.4
Missing1337 
TOTAL532100.0
67) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Political. (CLBNCHC6)
TOTAL%
1) 9088.2
2) 1110.8
4) 11.0
Missing1767 
TOTAL102100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations you belong to of each type - Other. (CLBNCHC7)
TOTAL%
1) 6784.8
2) 810.1
3) 11.3
4) 11.3
5) 11.3
6) 11.3
Missing1790 
TOTAL79100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Social. (CLBNCHC8)
TOTAL%
1) 3397.1
2) 12.9
Missing1835 
TOTAL34100.0
70) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Recreational. (CLBNCHC9)
TOTAL%
1) 4484.6
2) 713.5
3) 11.9
Missing1817 
TOTAL52100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Service or charitable. (CLBNCH10)
TOTAL%
1) 16177.4
2) 3516.8
3) 62.9
4) 21.0
5) 10.5
7) 10.5
9) 21.0
Missing1661 
TOTAL208100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Occupational or professional. (CLBNCH11)
TOTAL%
1) 13876.7
2) 2916.1
3) 105.6
4) 21.1
5) 10.6
Missing1689 
TOTAL180100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Political. (CLBNCH12)
TOTAL%
1) 2689.7
2) 26.9
4) 13.4
Missing1840 
TOTAL29100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of organizations of each type in which you currently hold office - Other. (CLBNCH13)
TOTAL%
1) 3188.6
2) 12.9
3) 38.6
Missing1834 
TOTAL35100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Social. (CLBNCH14)
TOTAL%
1) 198.8
2) 5023.3
3) 2310.7
4) 4721.9
5) 157.0
6) 157.0
8) 136.0
9) 3315.3
Missing1654 
TOTAL215100.0
76) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Recreational. (CLBNCH15)
TOTAL%
1) 216.5
2) 3510.8
3) 257.7
4) 278.3
5) 185.6
6) 175.2
7) 30.9
8) 3711.4
9) 14143.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL324100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Service or charitable. (CLBNCH16)
TOTAL%
1) 6312.8
2) 8817.8
3) 5711.6
4) 7314.8
5) 408.1
6) 387.7
7) 51.0
8) 295.9
9) 10020.3
Missing1376 
TOTAL493100.0
78) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Occupational or professional. (CLBNCH17)
TOTAL%
1) 10220.4
2) 11723.4
3) 5811.6
4) 6312.6
5) 479.4
6) 173.4
7) 20.4
8) 153.0
9) 7915.8
Missing1369 
TOTAL500100.0
79) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Political. (CLBNCH18)
TOTAL%
1) 2440.7
2) 610.2
3) 915.3
4) 46.8
5) 610.2
8) 35.1
9) 711.9
Missing1810 
TOTAL59100.0
80) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ANY NON-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS: Indicate the number of hours per month that you spend in the following activity - Other. (CLBNCH19)
TOTAL%
1) 1315.7
2) 1012.0
3) 910.8
4) 1416.9
5) 67.2
6) 44.8
8) 67.2
9) 2125.3
Missing1786 
TOTAL83100.0
81) Indicate how many hours per week you spend doing volunteer, unpaid work which benefits others, but is not directly associated with your church (such as United Way/Red Feather, American Cancer Society). (HRSVOLWK)
TOTAL%
1) 21234.0
2) 15825.3
3) 7211.5
4) 497.9
5) 457.2
6) 264.2
7) 20.3
8) 81.3
9) 50.8
10) 193.0
11) 10.2
12) 61.0
14) 10.2
15) 71.1
20) 50.8
25) 10.2
30) 10.2
40) 30.5
44) 10.2
55) 10.2
67) 10.2
Missing1245 
TOTAL624100.0
82) During the past year, what would you estimate to be your family's total money contributions to non-church-related charitable and service organizations (such as, United Way/Red Feather, American Cancer Society)? (MONNCHOG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1521153.44301
83) How many uncommitted hours do you have each week (hours that you could do whatever you wanted)? (HRSUNCMT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL147416.65513
84) Of the uncommitted hours you have each week (where you could do whatever you wanted), how many would you be willing to spend doing service activities through your church, if you were asked? (HSUNCMCH)
TOTAL%
1) 12110.2
2) 31226.2
3) 15112.7
4) 12210.2
5) 20417.1
6) 484.0
7) 121.0
8) 403.4
9) 30.3
10) 12110.2
11) 20.2
12) 50.4
13) 50.4
14) 20.2
15) 171.4
16) 10.1
18) 20.2
20) 100.8
21) 10.1
22) 10.1
23) 10.1
24) 20.2
25) 40.3
30) 10.1
35) 20.2
40) 10.1
88) 10.1
Missing677 
TOTAL1192100.0
85) So far as you and your family are concerned, how satisfied are you with your present financial condition? (SATFINCN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied18310.4
2) Slightly satisfied24413.8
3) Somewhat satisfied40322.8
4) Mostly satisfied62935.7
5) Very satisfied30017.0
9) Does not apply50.3
Missing105 
TOTAL1764100.0
86) Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your marriage? (MARRSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied120.7
2) Slightly satisfied211.2
3) Somewhat satisfied593.4
4) Mostly satisfied42924.6
5) Very satisfied95454.8
9) Does not apply26615.3
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
87) In general, how satisfied are you with your relationship with your child(ren)? (CHILDSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied70.4
2) Slightly satisfied221.3
3) Somewhat satisfied995.7
4) Mostly satisfied62235.7
5) Very satisfied65937.8
9) Does not apply33519.2
Missing125 
TOTAL1744100.0
88) In general, how satisfied are you with your relationship with your parent(s)? (PARSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied231.3
2) Slightly satisfied513.0
3) Somewhat satisfied1569.1
4) Mostly satisfied54331.8
5) Very satisfied61035.7
9) Does not apply32719.1
Missing159 
TOTAL1710100.0
89) Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your job? (JOBSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied342.0
2) Slightly satisfied824.7
3) Somewhat satisfied24113.9
4) Mostly satisfied74142.7
5) Very satisfied44025.3
9) Does not apply19911.5
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
90) To what extent do your job responsibilities interfere with your family activities? (JBINTFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Not interfere at all22212.8
2) Interfere slightly30817.7
3) Interfere somewhat39122.5
4) Interfere quite a bit32718.8
5) Interfere a great deal24013.8
9) Question does not apply25314.5
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
91) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Attend voters meetings. (POSSERV1)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure402.3
1) Any baptized member78344.7
2) Only confirmed members35920.5
3) Only male confirmed members362.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age43724.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age885.0
6) Only called professional church workers50.3
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position40.2
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
92) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Participate in voters meetings. (POSSERV2)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure352.0
1) Any baptized member1448.2
2) Only confirmed members42624.3
3) Only male confirmed members673.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age84348.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age22813.0
6) Only called professional church workers40.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position50.3
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
93) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on calls. (POSSERV3)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1005.7
1) Any baptized member201.1
2) Only confirmed members30017.2
3) Only male confirmed members784.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age89451.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age32818.8
6) Only called professional church workers130.7
7) Only male called professional church workers50.3
8) Only pastors30.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position70.4
Missing121 
TOTAL1748100.0
94) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on excommunication. (POSSERV4)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure31217.9
1) Any baptized member90.5
2) Only confirmed members19711.3
3) Only male confirmed members784.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age69640.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age33919.5
6) Only called professional church workers251.4
7) Only male called professional church workers171.0
8) Only pastors342.0
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position342.0
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
95) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on any other issues, besides calls and excommunication. (POSSERV5)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1186.9
1) Any baptized member201.2
2) Only confirmed members30317.6
3) Only male confirmed members794.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age88051.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age29917.4
6) Only called professional church workers90.5
7) Only male called professional church workers30.2
8) Only pastors30.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position80.5
Missing147 
TOTAL1722100.0
96) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as an usher. (POSSERV6)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure442.5
1) Any baptized member31117.8
2) Only confirmed members37421.3
3) Only male confirmed members69039.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1297.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age19211.0
6) Only called professional church workers50.3
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position50.3
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
97) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational president (chair). (POSSERV7)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure693.9
1) Any baptized member160.9
2) Only confirmed members1156.6
3) Only male confirmed members29216.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age30917.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age94153.7
6) Only called professional church workers30.2
7) Only male called professional church workers50.3
8) Only pastors10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position20.1
Missing116 
TOTAL1753100.0
98) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational secretary. (POSSERV8)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure633.6
1) Any baptized member402.3
2) Only confirmed members28016.0
3) Only male confirmed members985.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age88250.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age37721.5
6) Only called professional church workers60.3
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position40.2
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
99) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational treasurer. (POSSERV9)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure563.2
1) Any baptized member301.7
2) Only confirmed members25714.7
3) Only male confirmed members1206.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age86149.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age41923.9
6) Only called professional church workers40.2
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position20.1
Missing118 
TOTAL1751100.0
100) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Elders. (POSSER10)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure663.8
1) Any baptized member140.8
2) Only confirmed members693.9
3) Only male confirmed members34419.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age19711.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age104459.4
6) Only called professional church workers70.4
7) Only male called professional church workers60.3
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position120.7
Missing110 
TOTAL1759100.0
101) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Trustees. (POSSER11)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure834.7
1) Any baptized member331.9
2) Only confirmed members24614.0
3) Only male confirmed members1589.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age74542.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age46026.2
6) Only called professional church workers40.2
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position251.4
Missing113 
TOTAL1756100.0
102) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Education. (POSSER12)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure583.3
1) Any baptized member382.2
2) Only confirmed members35920.5
3) Only male confirmed members663.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age94053.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age25314.4
6) Only called professional church workers80.5
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position311.8
Missing114 
TOTAL1755100.0
103) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Evangelism. (POSSER13)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure704.0
1) Any baptized member412.3
2) Only confirmed members37321.3
3) Only male confirmed members673.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age92052.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age20911.9
6) Only called professional church workers100.6
7) Only male called professional church workers40.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position573.3
Missing118 
TOTAL1751100.0
104) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Stewardship and Finance. (POSSER14)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure693.9
1) Any baptized member412.3
2) Only confirmed members33419.1
3) Only male confirmed members844.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age90251.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age27915.9
6) Only called professional church workers70.4
7) Only male called professional church workers10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position352.0
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
105) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Youth Board. (POSSER15)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure895.1
1) Any baptized member885.0
2) Only confirmed members55831.8
3) Only male confirmed members482.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age75343.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age985.6
6) Only called professional church workers60.3
7) Only male called professional church workers10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position1116.3
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
106) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Chair congregational board. (POSSER16)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1106.3
1) Any baptized member331.9
2) Only confirmed members25014.3
3) Only male confirmed members1347.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age75343.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age45225.8
6) Only called professional church workers70.4
7) Only male called professional church workers40.2
8) Only pastors30.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position40.2
Missing119 
TOTAL1750100.0
107) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on congregational committees. (POSSER17)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure714.1
1) Any baptized member1076.1
2) Only confirmed members56732.4
3) Only male confirmed members402.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age85048.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1086.2
6) Only called professional church workers30.2
7) Only male called professional church workers30.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position30.2
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
108) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Chair committees. (POSSER18)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure975.5
1) Any baptized member643.7
2) Only confirmed members43324.7
3) Only male confirmed members693.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age89351.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age18610.6
6) Only called professional church workers30.2
7) Only male called professional church workers30.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position30.2
Missing118 
TOTAL1751100.0
109) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach Sunday school. (POSSER19)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure321.8
1) Any baptized member1428.1
2) Only confirmed members88550.5
3) Only male confirmed members80.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age68238.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age10.1
6) Only called professional church workers20.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position20.1
Missing115 
TOTAL1754100.0
110) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach teen Bible classes. (POSSER20)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure633.6
1) Any baptized member1116.3
2) Only confirmed members63636.3
3) Only male confirmed members231.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age83847.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age352.0
6) Only called professional church workers150.9
7) Only male called professional church workers110.6
8) Only pastors70.4
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position150.9
Missing115 
TOTAL1754100.0
111) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach women's Bible classes. (POSSER21)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1076.1
1) Any baptized member1086.2
2) Only confirmed members58933.6
3) Only male confirmed members50.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age75743.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age60.3
6) Only called professional church workers261.5
7) Only male called professional church workers90.5
8) Only pastors653.7
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position814.6
Missing116 
TOTAL1753100.0
112) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach mixed men's and women's Bible classes. (POSSER22)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure945.4
1) Any baptized member995.7
2) Only confirmed members49728.4
3) Only male confirmed members613.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age67038.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1568.9
6) Only called professional church workers362.1
7) Only male called professional church workers291.7
8) Only pastors975.5
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position110.6
Missing119 
TOTAL1750100.0
113) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach junior confirmation classes. (POSSER23)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure854.9
1) Any baptized member341.9
2) Only confirmed members26715.3
3) Only male confirmed members100.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age38722.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age402.3
6) Only called professional church workers24514.0
7) Only male called professional church workers1196.8
8) Only pastors55631.9
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position20.1
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
114) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach adult confirmation classes. (POSSER24)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure663.8
1) Any baptized member261.5
2) Only confirmed members1347.7
3) Only male confirmed members120.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1729.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age573.3
6) Only called professional church workers1558.9
7) Only male called professional church workers885.0
8) Only pastors103259.0
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position80.5
Missing119 
TOTAL1750100.0
115) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as Sunday school superintendent. (POSSER25)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure895.1
1) Any baptized member482.7
2) Only confirmed members39922.8
3) Only male confirmed members683.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age86749.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age21512.3
6) Only called professional church workers372.1
7) Only male called professional church workers140.8
8) Only pastors80.5
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position80.5
Missing116 
TOTAL1753100.0
116) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as vacation Bible school superintendent. (POSSER26)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure875.0
1) Any baptized member683.9
2) Only confirmed members47126.9
3) Only male confirmed members221.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age92853.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age613.5
6) Only called professional church workers512.9
7) Only male called professional church workers241.4
8) Only pastors140.8
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position261.5
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
117) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Read the lesson in a worship service. (POSSER27)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure965.5
1) Any baptized member26114.9
2) Only confirmed members41123.5
3) Only male confirmed members1558.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age31718.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age21012.0
6) Only called professional church workers150.9
7) Only male called professional church workers704.0
8) Only pastors1659.4
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position492.8
Missing120 
TOTAL1749100.0
118) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct a children's worship service. (POSSER28)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1609.2
1) Any baptized member1206.9
2) Only confirmed members37221.3
3) Only male confirmed members271.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age44425.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age553.2
6) Only called professional church workers19010.9
7) Only male called professional church workers1005.7
8) Only pastors19911.4
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position774.4
Missing125 
TOTAL1744100.0
119) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Plan the worship service. (POSSER29)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1176.7
1) Any baptized member1146.6
2) Only confirmed members25214.5
3) Only male confirmed members231.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age29617.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age683.9
6) Only called professional church workers1558.9
7) Only male called professional church workers945.4
8) Only pastors60534.8
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position160.9
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
120) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a message, other than the sermon, in a worship service. (POSSER30)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1589.1
1) Any baptized member21012.1
2) Only confirmed members40523.2
3) Only male confirmed members905.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age39222.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age23013.2
6) Only called professional church workers472.7
7) Only male called professional church workers784.5
8) Only pastors975.6
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position352.0
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
121) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a message or conduct devotions in a group setting other than a worship service. (POSSER31)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1005.7
1) Any baptized member29516.9
2) Only confirmed members56532.4
3) Only male confirmed members412.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age56632.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age653.7
6) Only called professional church workers372.1
7) Only male called professional church workers231.3
8) Only pastors402.3
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position100.6
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
122) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a sermon. (POSSER32)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure925.3
1) Any baptized member231.3
2) Only confirmed members814.7
3) Only male confirmed members985.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1076.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age28916.7
6) Only called professional church workers985.7
7) Only male called professional church workers21612.5
8) Only pastors71241.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position140.8
Missing139 
TOTAL1730100.0
123) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as choir director. (POSSER33)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1227.0
1) Any baptized member18210.5
2) Only confirmed members51829.8
3) Only male confirmed members150.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age66638.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age181.0
6) Only called professional church workers1548.9
7) Only male called professional church workers311.8
8) Only pastors30.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position301.7
Missing130 
TOTAL1739100.0
124) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Assist in serving communion. (POSSER34)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure673.8
1) Any baptized member261.5
2) Only confirmed members1216.9
3) Only male confirmed members25814.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1599.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age87350.0
6) Only called professional church workers422.4
7) Only male called professional church workers1337.6
8) Only pastors492.8
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position171.0
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
125) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Consecrate the bread and wine. (POSSER35)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure502.9
1) Any baptized member60.3
2) Only confirmed members191.1
3) Only male confirmed members171.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age211.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age563.2
6) Only called professional church workers281.6
7) Only male called professional church workers744.2
8) Only pastors145183.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position251.4
Missing122 
TOTAL1747100.0
126) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach the religion in an elementary school. (POSSER36)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1518.7
1) Any baptized member191.1
2) Only confirmed members1227.0
3) Only male confirmed members10.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age18510.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age80.5
6) Only called professional church workers74542.9
7) Only male called professional church workers422.4
8) Only pastors100.6
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position45526.2
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
127) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach religion in a high school. (POSSER37)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure21112.1
1) Any baptized member140.8
2) Only confirmed members824.7
3) Only male confirmed members60.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1186.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age171.0
6) Only called professional church workers48828.0
7) Only male called professional church workers854.9
8) Only pastors191.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position70140.3
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
128) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct elementary school chapel services. (POSSER38)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure20011.6
1) Any baptized member553.2
2) Only confirmed members1126.5
3) Only male confirmed members100.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1659.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age301.7
6) Only called professional church workers46827.1
7) Only male called professional church workers1237.1
8) Only pastors995.7
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position46827.1
Missing139 
TOTAL1730100.0
129) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct high school chapel services. (POSSER39)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure25814.9
1) Any baptized member311.8
2) Only confirmed members905.2
3) Only male confirmed members90.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1156.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age281.6
6) Only called professional church workers28316.3
7) Only male called professional church workers1086.2
8) Only pastors945.4
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position72141.5
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
130) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a director of Christian education. (POSSER40)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure18310.6
1) Any baptized member130.7
2) Only confirmed members875.0
3) Only male confirmed members171.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age17610.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age593.4
6) Only called professional church workers56532.6
7) Only male called professional church workers17810.3
8) Only pastors181.0
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position43825.3
Missing135 
TOTAL1734100.0
131) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a Lutheran elementary school principal. (POSSER41)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure17410.0
1) Any baptized member60.3
2) Only confirmed members352.0
3) Only male confirmed members90.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age834.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age301.7
6) Only called professional church workers61135.1
7) Only male called professional church workers30617.6
8) Only pastors70.4
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position47927.5
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
132) To the best of your knowledge who in your congregation is permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a Lutheran high school principal. (POSSER42)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure22613.0
1) Any baptized member50.3
2) Only confirmed members271.6
3) Only male confirmed members100.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age633.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age342.0
6) Only called professional church workers43024.7
7) Only male called professional church workers23113.3
8) Only pastors40.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position71040.8
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
133) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a voting delegate at district conventions. (DISSERV1)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure23013.2
1) Any baptized member130.7
2) Only confirmed members29717.1
3) Only male confirmed members1186.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age71541.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age31218.0
6) Only called professional church workers191.1
7) Only male called professional church workers60.3
8) Only pastors271.6
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
134) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a voting delegate at synodical conventions. (DISSERV2)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure27716.0
1) Any baptized member120.7
2) Only confirmed members25914.9
3) Only male confirmed members1136.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age68939.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age31418.1
6) Only called professional church workers231.3
7) Only male called professional church workers90.5
8) Only pastors392.2
Missing134 
TOTAL1735100.0
135) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a district or synodical professional staff member. (DISSERV3)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure43625.2
1) Any baptized member160.9
2) Only confirmed members1559.0
3) Only male confirmed members543.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age45626.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1488.6
6) Only called professional church workers32118.6
7) Only male called professional church workers965.6
8) Only pastors472.7
Missing140 
TOTAL1729100.0
136) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a member of a district board. (DISSERV4)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure38922.4
1) Any baptized member201.2
2) Only confirmed members23413.5
3) Only male confirmed members744.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age64937.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age21312.3
6) Only called professional church workers734.2
7) Only male called professional church workers392.2
8) Only pastors432.5
Missing135 
TOTAL1734100.0
137) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a member of a synodical board. (DISSERV5)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure43225.0
1) Any baptized member160.9
2) Only confirmed members20211.7
3) Only male confirmed members694.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age55131.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age17810.3
6) Only called professional church workers1116.4
7) Only male called professional church workers824.8
8) Only pastors854.9
Missing143 
TOTAL1726100.0
138) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach religion in a synodical college. (DISSERV6)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure41123.6
1) Any baptized member70.4
2) Only confirmed members241.4
3) Only male confirmed members261.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age653.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age563.2
6) Only called professional church workers46927.0
7) Only male called professional church workers42524.5
8) Only pastors25514.7
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
139) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach religion in a synodical seminary. (DISSERV7)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure42224.4
1) Any baptized member80.5
2) Only confirmed members201.2
3) Only male confirmed members201.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age392.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age653.8
6) Only called professional church workers27115.7
7) Only male called professional church workers45626.4
8) Only pastors42824.8
Missing140 
TOTAL1729100.0
140) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach subjects other than religion in a synodical seminary. (DISSERV8)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure52530.3
1) Any baptized member281.6
2) Only confirmed members613.5
3) Only male confirmed members140.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1518.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age452.6
6) Only called professional church workers50429.1
7) Only male called professional church workers30117.4
8) Only pastors1015.8
Missing139 
TOTAL1730100.0
141) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Conduct chapel services in a synodical college. (DISSERV9)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure49628.6
1) Any baptized member241.4
2) Only confirmed members754.3
3) Only male confirmed members352.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age995.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age975.6
6) Only called professional church workers23113.3
7) Only male called professional church workers39822.9
8) Only pastors28116.2
Missing133 
TOTAL1736100.0
142) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Conduct chapel services in a synodical seminary. (DISSER10)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure50829.3
1) Any baptized member150.9
2) Only confirmed members342.0
3) Only male confirmed members472.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age563.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1297.4
6) Only called professional church workers1508.7
7) Only male called professional church workers40823.5
8) Only pastors38622.3
Missing136 
TOTAL1733100.0
143) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a president of a synodical college. (DISSER11)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure42624.6
1) Any baptized member30.2
2) Only confirmed members221.3
3) Only male confirmed members291.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age442.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age794.6
6) Only called professional church workers19111.0
7) Only male called professional church workers60034.7
8) Only pastors33519.4
Missing140 
TOTAL1729100.0
144) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a LCMS high school. (DISSER12)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure53130.7
1) Any baptized member231.3
2) Only confirmed members22613.0
3) Only male confirmed members352.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age62035.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1488.5
6) Only called professional church workers764.4
7) Only male called professional church workers613.5
8) Only pastors120.7
Missing137 
TOTAL1732100.0
145) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a synodical college. (DISSER13)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure57032.8
1) Any baptized member130.7
2) Only confirmed members17410.0
3) Only male confirmed members502.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age48728.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age23113.3
6) Only called professional church workers885.1
7) Only male called professional church workers995.7
8) Only pastors251.4
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
146) To the best of your knowledge who is permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a LCMS seminary. (DISSER14)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure60034.5
1) Any baptized member110.6
2) Only confirmed members1428.2
3) Only male confirmed members653.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age31718.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age33219.1
6) Only called professional church workers653.7
7) Only male called professional church workers1277.3
8) Only pastors804.6
Missing130 
TOTAL1739100.0
147) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Attend voters meetings. (CONSERV1)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure191.1
1) Any baptized member73842.3
2) Only confirmed members48727.9
3) Only male confirmed members201.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age42024.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age573.3
7) Only male called professional church workers10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position30.2
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
148) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Participate in voters meetings. (CONSERV2)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure140.8
1) Any baptized member17910.2
2) Only confirmed members62635.8
3) Only male confirmed members352.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age75943.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1327.6
8) Only pastors10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position20.1
Missing121 
TOTAL1748100.0
149) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on calls. (CONSERV3)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure372.1
1) Any baptized member422.4
2) Only confirmed members47127.0
3) Only male confirmed members482.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age91152.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age21912.5
6) Only called professional church workers90.5
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
8) Only pastors50.3
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position20.1
Missing123 
TOTAL1746100.0
150) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on excommunication. (CONSERV4)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1126.4
1) Any baptized member281.6
2) Only confirmed members35720.5
3) Only male confirmed members533.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age81546.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age25214.5
6) Only called professional church workers331.9
7) Only male called professional church workers70.4
8) Only pastors653.7
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position191.1
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
151) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Vote on any other issues, besides calls and excommunication. (CONSERV5)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure573.3
1) Any baptized member442.5
2) Only confirmed members50729.4
3) Only male confirmed members452.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age88951.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1719.9
6) Only called professional church workers80.5
7) Only male called professional church workers10.1
8) Only pastors40.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position10.1
Missing142 
TOTAL1727100.0
152) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as an usher. (CONSERV6)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure171.0
1) Any baptized member40023.0
2) Only confirmed members61235.2
3) Only male confirmed members26415.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age30917.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1377.9
7) Only male called professional church workers10.1
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
153) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational president (chair). (CONSERV7)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure211.2
1) Any baptized member261.5
2) Only confirmed members23513.5
3) Only male confirmed members1468.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age63936.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age66738.2
6) Only called professional church workers30.2
7) Only male called professional church workers30.2
8) Only pastors30.2
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position20.1
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
154) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational secretary. (CONSERV8)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure181.0
1) Any baptized member452.6
2) Only confirmed members34719.9
3) Only male confirmed members452.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age107361.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age20811.9
6) Only called professional church workers50.3
7) Only male called professional church workers10.1
8) Only pastors20.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position10.1
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
155) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as congregational treasurer. (CONSERV9)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure181.0
1) Any baptized member382.2
2) Only confirmed members33219.0
3) Only male confirmed members533.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age106360.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age23213.3
6) Only called professional church workers40.2
7) Only male called professional church workers10.1
8) Only pastors20.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position20.1
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
156) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Elders. (CONSER10)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure291.7
1) Any baptized member251.4
2) Only confirmed members19911.4
3) Only male confirmed members1629.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age51929.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age79745.7
6) Only called professional church workers50.3
7) Only male called professional church workers40.2
8) Only pastors10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position40.2
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
157) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Trustees. (CONSER11)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure251.4
1) Any baptized member502.9
2) Only confirmed members34819.9
3) Only male confirmed members683.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age96255.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age27215.6
6) Only called professional church workers60.3
7) Only male called professional church workers30.2
8) Only pastors10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position100.6
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
158) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Education. (CONSER12)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure261.5
1) Any baptized member452.6
2) Only confirmed members41123.6
3) Only male confirmed members221.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age108462.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1317.5
6) Only called professional church workers100.6
7) Only male called professional church workers40.2
8) Only pastors10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position110.6
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
159) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Evangelism. (CONSER13)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure281.6
1) Any baptized member533.0
2) Only confirmed members43625.0
3) Only male confirmed members191.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age106961.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1076.1
6) Only called professional church workers100.6
7) Only male called professional church workers50.3
8) Only pastors10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position171.0
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
160) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Stewardship and Finance. (CONSER14)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure281.6
1) Any baptized member452.6
2) Only confirmed members40923.4
3) Only male confirmed members271.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age105960.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1538.8
6) Only called professional church workers80.5
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
8) Only pastors10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position130.7
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
161) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on the Youth Board. (CONSER15)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure261.5
1) Any baptized member975.6
2) Only confirmed members66238.0
3) Only male confirmed members150.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age83347.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age673.8
6) Only called professional church workers60.3
7) Only male called professional church workers60.3
8) Only pastors10.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position291.7
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
162) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Chair congregational board. (CONSER16)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure291.7
1) Any baptized member311.8
2) Only confirmed members31618.1
3) Only male confirmed members583.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age93653.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age34920.0
6) Only called professional church workers70.4
7) Only male called professional church workers70.4
8) Only pastors60.3
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position30.2
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
163) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve on congregational committees. (CONSER17)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure221.3
1) Any baptized member1227.0
2) Only confirmed members56132.2
3) Only male confirmed members201.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age95054.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age583.3
6) Only called professional church workers40.2
7) Only male called professional church workers50.3
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
164) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Chair committees. (CONSER18)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure261.5
1) Any baptized member502.9
2) Only confirmed members41223.7
3) Only male confirmed members402.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age103559.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1719.8
6) Only called professional church workers30.2
7) Only male called professional church workers50.3
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
165) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach Sunday school. (CONSER19)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure150.9
1) Any baptized member844.8
2) Only confirmed members70440.4
3) Only male confirmed members70.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age91852.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age60.3
6) Only called professional church workers50.3
7) Only male called professional church workers20.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position10.1
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
166) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach teen Bible classes. (CONSER20)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure171.0
1) Any baptized member653.7
2) Only confirmed members50829.2
3) Only male confirmed members160.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age103759.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age512.9
6) Only called professional church workers231.3
7) Only male called professional church workers80.5
8) Only pastors120.7
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position30.2
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
167) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach women's Bible classes. (CONSER21)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure241.4
1) Any baptized member663.8
2) Only confirmed members48127.6
3) Only male confirmed members40.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age104660.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age100.6
6) Only called professional church workers452.6
7) Only male called professional church workers80.5
8) Only pastors432.5
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position140.8
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
168) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach mixed men's and women's Bible classes. (CONSER22)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure211.2
1) Any baptized member643.7
2) Only confirmed members41123.7
3) Only male confirmed members392.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age89951.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age17510.1
6) Only called professional church workers502.9
7) Only male called professional church workers160.9
8) Only pastors623.6
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
169) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach junior confirmation classes. (CONSER23)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure251.4
1) Any baptized member251.4
2) Only confirmed members22513.0
3) Only male confirmed members120.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age56532.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age523.0
6) Only called professional church workers30717.8
7) Only male called professional church workers683.9
8) Only pastors44625.8
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position40.2
Missing140 
TOTAL1729100.0
170) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach adult confirmation classes. (CONSER24)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure261.5
1) Any baptized member241.4
2) Only confirmed members1579.1
3) Only male confirmed members150.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age35520.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age613.5
6) Only called professional church workers24514.1
7) Only male called professional church workers724.2
8) Only pastors77144.5
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position70.4
Missing136 
TOTAL1733100.0
171) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as Sunday school superintendent. (CONSER25)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure321.8
1) Any baptized member382.2
2) Only confirmed members36921.2
3) Only male confirmed members171.0
4) Only confirmed members over a given age107061.5
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1428.2
6) Only called professional church workers412.4
7) Only male called professional church workers191.1
8) Only pastors80.5
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position30.2
Missing130 
TOTAL1739100.0
172) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as vacation Bible school superintendent. (CONSER26)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure251.4
1) Any baptized member492.8
2) Only confirmed members40023.0
3) Only male confirmed members110.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age111163.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age653.7
6) Only called professional church workers422.4
7) Only male called professional church workers201.2
8) Only pastors70.4
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position90.5
Missing130 
TOTAL1739100.0
173) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Read the lesson in a worship service. (CONSER27)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure281.6
1) Any baptized member26715.3
2) Only confirmed members46026.4
3) Only male confirmed members633.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age56732.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age20111.6
6) Only called professional church workers241.4
7) Only male called professional church workers291.7
8) Only pastors935.3
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position80.5
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
174) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct a children's worship service. (CONSER28)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure342.0
1) Any baptized member1086.2
2) Only confirmed members44125.4
3) Only male confirmed members191.1
4) Only confirmed members over a given age69940.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age683.9
6) Only called professional church workers1548.9
7) Only male called professional church workers462.7
8) Only pastors1478.5
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position191.1
Missing134 
TOTAL1735100.0
175) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Plan the worship service. (CONSER29)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure311.8
1) Any baptized member1569.0
2) Only confirmed members34419.9
3) Only male confirmed members90.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age44325.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age533.1
6) Only called professional church workers1569.0
7) Only male called professional church workers513.0
8) Only pastors48027.8
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position20.1
Missing144 
TOTAL1725100.0
176) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a message, other than the sermon, in a worship service. (CONSER30)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure352.0
1) Any baptized member19411.2
2) Only confirmed members44125.5
3) Only male confirmed members442.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age60334.8
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age19011.0
6) Only called professional church workers784.5
7) Only male called professional church workers603.5
8) Only pastors814.7
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position60.3
Missing137 
TOTAL1732100.0
177) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a message or conduct devotions in a group setting other than a worship service. (CONSER31)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure211.2
1) Any baptized member22613.1
2) Only confirmed members54231.3
3) Only male confirmed members241.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age74443.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age764.4
6) Only called professional church workers432.5
7) Only male called professional church workers241.4
8) Only pastors301.7
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position10.1
Missing138 
TOTAL1731100.0
178) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Deliver a sermon. (CONSER32)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure352.0
1) Any baptized member331.9
2) Only confirmed members1498.7
3) Only male confirmed members482.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age22313.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age21712.7
6) Only called professional church workers1388.1
7) Only male called professional church workers1498.7
8) Only pastors71841.9
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position30.2
Missing156 
TOTAL1713100.0
179) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as choir director. (CONSER33)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure382.2
1) Any baptized member1347.7
2) Only confirmed members49428.5
3) Only male confirmed members120.7
4) Only confirmed members over a given age89151.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age171.0
6) Only called professional church workers1186.8
7) Only male called professional church workers150.9
8) Only pastors80.5
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position70.4
Missing135 
TOTAL1734100.0
180) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Assist in serving communion. (CONSER34)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure342.0
1) Any baptized member422.4
2) Only confirmed members26515.3
3) Only male confirmed members1116.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age45226.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age63136.5
6) Only called professional church workers613.5
7) Only male called professional church workers885.1
8) Only pastors412.4
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position50.3
Missing139 
TOTAL1730100.0
181) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Consecrate the bread and wine. (CONSER35)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure321.8
1) Any baptized member110.6
2) Only confirmed members472.7
3) Only male confirmed members140.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age905.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age643.7
6) Only called professional church workers784.5
7) Only male called professional church workers854.9
8) Only pastors129574.8
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position160.9
Missing137 
TOTAL1732100.0
182) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach the religion in an elementary school. (CONSER36)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure734.2
1) Any baptized member231.3
2) Only confirmed members1508.7
3) Only male confirmed members50.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age31418.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age130.8
6) Only called professional church workers90952.7
7) Only male called professional church workers573.3
8) Only pastors362.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position1468.5
Missing143 
TOTAL1726100.0
183) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Teach religion in a high school. (CONSER37)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure865.0
1) Any baptized member211.2
2) Only confirmed members1267.3
3) Only male confirmed members60.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age24514.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age432.5
6) Only called professional church workers80446.6
7) Only male called professional church workers1528.8
8) Only pastors462.7
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position19811.5
Missing142 
TOTAL1727100.0
184) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct elementary school chapel services. (CONSER38)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure794.6
1) Any baptized member573.3
2) Only confirmed members17510.2
3) Only male confirmed members70.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age33419.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age482.8
6) Only called professional church workers57733.5
7) Only male called professional church workers1518.8
8) Only pastors1398.1
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position1559.0
Missing147 
TOTAL1722100.0
185) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Conduct high school chapel services. (CONSER39)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure905.2
1) Any baptized member422.4
2) Only confirmed members1709.8
3) Only male confirmed members80.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age27816.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age683.9
6) Only called professional church workers50929.5
7) Only male called professional church workers20311.8
8) Only pastors1548.9
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position20411.8
Missing143 
TOTAL1726100.0
186) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a director of Christian education. (CONSER40)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure734.2
1) Any baptized member191.1
2) Only confirmed members1066.1
3) Only male confirmed members70.4
4) Only confirmed members over a given age28416.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age502.9
6) Only called professional church workers82747.8
7) Only male called professional church workers19611.3
8) Only pastors311.8
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position1367.9
Missing140 
TOTAL1729100.0
187) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a Lutheran elementary school principal. (CONSER41)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure824.7
1) Any baptized member150.9
2) Only confirmed members724.2
3) Only male confirmed members50.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1679.7
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age382.2
6) Only called professional church workers93153.8
7) Only male called professional church workers24614.2
8) Only pastors150.9
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position1589.1
Missing140 
TOTAL1729100.0
188) In your opinion, who in your congregation should be permitted to serve in the positions or participate in the following activity - Serve as a Lutheran high school principal. (CONSER42)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure945.4
1) Any baptized member150.9
2) Only confirmed members704.0
3) Only male confirmed members60.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1548.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age462.7
6) Only called professional church workers84348.7
7) Only male called professional church workers28716.6
8) Only pastors171.0
9) Does not apply-no such activity or position19811.4
Missing139 
TOTAL1730100.0
189) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a voting delegate at district conventions. (DISSYN1)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure935.4
1) Any baptized member251.4
2) Only confirmed members33719.5
3) Only male confirmed members573.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age93053.9
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age23813.8
6) Only called professional church workers211.2
7) Only male called professional church workers70.4
8) Only pastors181.0
Missing143 
TOTAL1726100.0
190) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a voting delegate at synodical conventions. (DISSYN2)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1025.9
1) Any baptized member251.5
2) Only confirmed members31918.5
3) Only male confirmed members563.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age91653.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age24214.0
6) Only called professional church workers241.4
7) Only male called professional church workers90.5
8) Only pastors301.7
Missing146 
TOTAL1723100.0
191) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a district or synodical professional staff member. (DISSYN3)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1478.6
1) Any baptized member231.3
2) Only confirmed members19211.2
3) Only male confirmed members271.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age65938.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1156.7
6) Only called professional church workers44626.0
7) Only male called professional church workers854.9
8) Only pastors241.4
Missing151 
TOTAL1718100.0
192) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a member of a district board. (DISSYN4)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1388.0
1) Any baptized member251.5
2) Only confirmed members28416.5
3) Only male confirmed members382.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age88751.6
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age18310.6
6) Only called professional church workers1046.0
7) Only male called professional church workers271.6
8) Only pastors342.0
Missing149 
TOTAL1720100.0
193) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a member of a synodical board. (DISSYN5)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1498.7
1) Any baptized member221.3
2) Only confirmed members25815.1
3) Only male confirmed members321.9
4) Only confirmed members over a given age79246.2
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age17810.4
6) Only called professional church workers17110.0
7) Only male called professional church workers482.8
8) Only pastors643.7
Missing155 
TOTAL1714100.0
194) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach religion in a synodical college. (DISSYN6)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1388.1
1) Any baptized member110.6
2) Only confirmed members543.2
3) Only male confirmed members110.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1438.3
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age492.9
6) Only called professional church workers70140.9
7) Only male called professional church workers29717.3
8) Only pastors30918.0
Missing156 
TOTAL1713100.0
195) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach religion in a synodical seminary. (DISSYN7)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1559.1
1) Any baptized member130.8
2) Only confirmed members513.0
3) Only male confirmed members100.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1277.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age533.1
6) Only called professional church workers58934.4
7) Only male called professional church workers28916.9
8) Only pastors42424.8
Missing158 
TOTAL1711100.0
196) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Teach subjects other than religion in a synodical seminary. (DISSYN8)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure18310.7
1) Any baptized member331.9
2) Only confirmed members1086.3
3) Only male confirmed members90.5
4) Only confirmed members over a given age29817.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age402.3
6) Only called professional church workers73242.8
7) Only male called professional church workers21212.4
8) Only pastors955.6
Missing159 
TOTAL1710100.0
197) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Conduct chapel services in a synodical college. (DISSYN9)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1508.8
1) Any baptized member301.8
2) Only confirmed members975.7
3) Only male confirmed members201.2
4) Only confirmed members over a given age24614.4
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1015.9
6) Only called professional church workers38122.2
7) Only male called professional church workers30417.7
8) Only pastors38422.4
Missing156 
TOTAL1713100.0
198) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Conduct chapel services in a synodical seminary. (DISSYN10)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure1659.6
1) Any baptized member261.5
2) Only confirmed members875.1
3) Only male confirmed members231.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age20512.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1066.2
6) Only called professional church workers32919.2
7) Only male called professional church workers29917.4
8) Only pastors47527.7
Missing154 
TOTAL1715100.0
199) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a president of a synodical college. (DISSYN11)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure17110.0
1) Any baptized member171.0
2) Only confirmed members543.2
3) Only male confirmed members100.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age1569.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age663.9
6) Only called professional church workers50829.7
7) Only male called professional church workers40723.8
8) Only pastors31918.7
Missing161 
TOTAL1708100.0
200) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a LCMS high school. (DISSYN12)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure17410.1
1) Any baptized member301.7
2) Only confirmed members24614.3
3) Only male confirmed members231.3
4) Only confirmed members over a given age89152.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age1388.0
6) Only called professional church workers1579.2
7) Only male called professional church workers382.2
8) Only pastors181.0
Missing154 
TOTAL1715100.0
201) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a synodical college. (DISSYN13)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure17410.1
1) Any baptized member261.5
2) Only confirmed members23013.4
3) Only male confirmed members281.6
4) Only confirmed members over a given age81047.1
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age17810.4
6) Only called professional church workers18310.7
7) Only male called professional church workers633.7
8) Only pastors261.5
Missing151 
TOTAL1718100.0
202) In your opinion, who should be permitted to serve in the district or synodical positions in the following activity - Serve as a board member of a LCMS seminary. (DISSYN14)
TOTAL%
0) Unsure18310.7
1) Any baptized member271.6
2) Only confirmed members21412.5
3) Only male confirmed members311.8
4) Only confirmed members over a given age66939.0
5) Only male confirmed members over a given age25114.6
6) Only called professional church workers1569.1
7) Only male called professional church workers975.7
8) Only pastors885.1
Missing153 
TOTAL1716100.0
203) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve in the pastoral ministry. (SYNPOS1)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only163593.5
2) Males preferred but females may serve341.9
3) Females and males may serve equally201.1
4) No synodical statement limiting participation10.1
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position583.3
Missing121 
TOTAL1748100.0
204) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve as the president (chair) of the congregation. (SYNPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only108462.0
2) Males preferred but females may serve32118.4
3) Females and males may serve equally1066.1
4) No synodical statement limiting participation693.9
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position1689.6
Missing121 
TOTAL1748100.0
205) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on the Board of Elders (Deacons). (SYNPOS3)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only130374.6
2) Males preferred but females may serve18410.5
3) Females and males may serve equally824.7
4) No synodical statement limiting participation412.3
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position1367.8
Missing123 
TOTAL1746100.0
206) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on the Board of Education. (SYNPOS4)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only1106.3
2) Males preferred but females may serve29116.7
3) Females and males may serve equally101958.5
4) No synodical statement limiting participation1729.9
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position1518.7
Missing126 
TOTAL1743100.0
207) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Teach mixed men's and women's Bible classes. (SYNPOS5)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only21712.5
2) Males preferred but females may serve36120.7
3) Females and males may serve equally70740.6
4) No synodical statement limiting participation23413.4
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position22112.7
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
208) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Vote in congregational meetings. (SYNPOS6)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only1679.6
2) Males preferred but females may serve1267.2
3) Females and males may serve equally118067.7
4) No synodical statement limiting participation17410.0
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position955.5
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
209) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Read the lesson in a worship service. (SYNPOS7)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only33219.1
2) Males preferred but females may serve34519.9
3) Females and males may serve equally59234.1
4) No synodical statement limiting participation25914.9
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position20611.9
Missing135 
TOTAL1734100.0
210) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Assist in serving communion. (SYNPOS8)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only110963.9
2) Males preferred but females may serve20011.5
3) Females and males may serve equally1106.3
4) No synodical statement limiting participation1025.9
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position21512.4
Missing133 
TOTAL1736100.0
211) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on a district or synodical board. (SYNPOS9)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only34820.0
2) Males preferred but females may serve27916.1
3) Females and males may serve equally65437.7
4) No synodical statement limiting participation1136.5
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position34219.7
Missing133 
TOTAL1736100.0
212) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the synodical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve as an acolyte. (SYNPOS10)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only1166.7
2) Males preferred but females may serve1538.8
3) Females and males may serve equally93653.7
4) No synodical statement limiting participation35220.2
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position18510.6
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
213) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve in the pastoral ministry. (BIBPOS1)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only125472.4
2) Males preferred but females may serve734.2
3) Females and males may serve equally1036.0
4) No synodical statement limiting participation1458.4
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position1569.0
Missing138 
TOTAL1731100.0
214) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve as the president (chair) of the congregation. (BIBPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only76043.9
2) Males preferred but females may serve1267.3
3) Females and males may serve equally19411.2
4) No synodical statement limiting participation43525.1
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position21612.5
Missing138 
TOTAL1731100.0
215) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on the Board of Elders (Deacons). (BIBPOS3)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only97656.2
2) Males preferred but females may serve854.9
3) Females and males may serve equally17710.2
4) No synodical statement limiting participation29016.7
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position20912.0
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
216) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on the Board of Education. (BIBPOS4)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only20211.7
2) Males preferred but females may serve1428.2
3) Females and males may serve equally50629.3
4) No synodical statement limiting participation62636.2
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position25314.6
Missing140 
TOTAL1729100.0
217) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Teach mixed men's and women's Bible classes. (BIBPOS5)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only36120.9
2) Males preferred but females may serve1599.2
3) Females and males may serve equally44525.8
4) No synodical statement limiting participation48227.9
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position28116.3
Missing141 
TOTAL1728100.0
218) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Vote in congregational meetings. (BIBPOS6)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only37021.3
2) Males preferred but females may serve633.6
3) Females and males may serve equally49428.5
4) No synodical statement limiting participation57933.4
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position22813.1
Missing135 
TOTAL1734100.0
219) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Read the lesson in a worship service. (BIBPOS7)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only43625.2
2) Males preferred but females may serve1176.8
3) Females and males may serve equally39422.7
4) No synodical statement limiting participation52030.0
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position26515.3
Missing137 
TOTAL1732100.0
220) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Assist in serving communion. (BIBPOS8)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only67438.9
2) Males preferred but females may serve633.6
3) Females and males may serve equally20611.9
4) No synodical statement limiting participation50128.9
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position29016.7
Missing135 
TOTAL1734100.0
221) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve on a district or synodical board. (BIBPOS9)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only26915.6
2) Males preferred but females may serve995.7
3) Females and males may serve equally35520.5
4) No synodical statement limiting participation66738.6
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position33919.6
Missing140 
TOTAL1729100.0
222) To the best of your knowledge and understanding, what is the Biblical position regarding participation in the following activity/position - Serve as an acolyte. (BIBPOS10)
TOTAL%
1) Limited to males only1649.5
2) Males preferred but females may serve573.3
3) Females and males may serve equally48327.9
4) No synodical statement limiting participation70840.9
5) I'm not sure of the synodical position32018.5
Missing137 
TOTAL1732100.0
223) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - If a female professional church worker is single, the possibility that she might marry places the congregation in too much of an uncertain position. (AGREE1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree113164.0
2) Somewhat disagree27015.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree19911.3
4) Somewhat agree1086.1
5) Strongly agree251.4
9) Don't know331.9
Missing103 
TOTAL1766100.0
224) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - A female full-time professional church worker who is married and does not have children can fulfill her responsibilities as a spouse as ably as if she were not employed outside the home. (AGREE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree834.7
2) Somewhat disagree24213.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree1719.7
4) Somewhat agree42424.1
5) Strongly agree79845.4
9) Don't know392.2
Missing112 
TOTAL1757100.0
225) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - A female full-time professional church worker who is married and has children can fulfill her responsibilities as a wife and mother as ably as if she were not employed outside the home. (AGREE3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree32618.5
2) Somewhat disagree46726.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree20011.4
4) Somewhat agree40523.0
5) Strongly agree32418.4
9) Don't know382.2
Missing109 
TOTAL1760100.0
226) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Female professional church workers are likely to have higher levels of absenteeism from work than male professional church workers. (AGREE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree77844.0
2) Somewhat disagree25214.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree25914.7
4) Somewhat agree29616.8
5) Strongly agree704.0
9) Don't know1126.3
Missing102 
TOTAL1767100.0
227) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Tradition and custom about church leadership work against women occupying leadership roles in my congregation. (AGREE5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree22312.7
2) Somewhat disagree25314.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree17910.2
4) Somewhat agree54331.0
5) Strongly agree45626.0
9) Don't know975.5
Missing118 
TOTAL1751100.0
228) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Lay members of my congregation are by and large opposed to expanding the role of women in the congregation. (AGREE6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree24714.0
2) Somewhat disagree43124.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree24914.1
4) Somewhat agree43624.7
5) Strongly agree21312.1
9) Don't know18610.6
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
229) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Most congregations today need the strong leadership that men are better able to provide. (AGREE7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree48827.7
2) Somewhat disagree34819.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree33919.3
4) Somewhat agree31017.6
5) Strongly agree24714.0
9) Don't know291.6
Missing108 
TOTAL1761100.0
230) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - In every congregational meeting where men and women are present, men should chair the meeting. (AGREE8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree67538.2
2) Somewhat disagree28216.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree22612.8
4) Somewhat agree18210.3
5) Strongly agree37421.2
9) Don't know261.5
Missing104 
TOTAL1765100.0
231) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - If women become more active leaders in the congregation, men will become less interested in occupying leadership positions. (AGREE9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree46826.6
2) Somewhat disagree28816.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree24914.2
4) Somewhat agree45425.8
5) Strongly agree25414.4
9) Don't know462.6
Missing110 
TOTAL1759100.0
232) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Today, LCMS pastors encourage women to seek congregational leadership positions traditionally occupied by men. (AGREE10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree31818.1
2) Somewhat disagree45225.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree32618.5
4) Somewhat agree31217.7
5) Strongly agree583.3
9) Don't know29216.6
Missing111 
TOTAL1758100.0
233) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - I would be offended if the role of women in my congregation was in any way expanded. (AGREE11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree89851.2
2) Somewhat disagree30617.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree20911.9
4) Somewhat agree1639.3
5) Strongly agree1448.2
9) Don't know352.0
Missing114 
TOTAL1755100.0
234) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - When women participate in congregational meetings, their comments are taken as seriously as men's comments. (AGREE12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree975.5
2) Somewhat disagree27115.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree1548.8
4) Somewhat agree59333.8
5) Strongly agree54130.8
9) Don't know1015.7
Missing112 
TOTAL1757100.0
235) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Members of my congregation are more open to the idea of women as leaders in the congregation than they were five years ago. (AGREE13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1166.6
2) Somewhat disagree1538.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree1719.7
4) Somewhat agree76543.5
5) Strongly agree36120.5
9) Don't know19110.9
Missing112 
TOTAL1757100.0
236) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Women are by and large not interested in becoming more active as leaders in my congregation. (AGREE14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree38221.7
2) Somewhat disagree56932.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree20911.9
4) Somewhat agree36020.4
5) Strongly agree1045.9
9) Don't know1377.8
Missing108 
TOTAL1761100.0
237) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - I would be offended if women were permitted to serve as assistant pastors. (AGREE15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree35320.1
2) Somewhat disagree1548.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree1538.7
4) Somewhat agree18110.3
5) Strongly agree84948.3
9) Don't know683.9
Missing111 
TOTAL1758100.0
238) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - By the year 2025 it will be commonplace for women to serve on district and synodical boards and commissions. (AGREE16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1136.4
2) Somewhat disagree1166.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree19210.9
4) Somewhat agree55931.9
5) Strongly agree49328.1
9) Don't know28116.0
Missing115 
TOTAL1754100.0
239) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - By the year 2025 it will be commonplace for women to serve in district and synodical executive and professional staff positions. (AGREE17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1659.4
2) Somewhat disagree18010.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree23413.3
4) Somewhat agree51229.2
5) Strongly agree38321.8
9) Don't know28216.1
Missing113 
TOTAL1756100.0
240) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod will never permit women to serve as pastors. (AGREE18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree17810.1
2) Somewhat disagree18610.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree1216.9
4) Somewhat agree26014.8
5) Strongly agree74742.4
9) Don't know27015.3
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
241) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Changes within church bodies regarding women's roles are the result of changes within society as a whole. (AGREE19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree331.9
2) Somewhat disagree482.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree925.2
4) Somewhat agree84848.2
5) Strongly agree70940.3
9) Don't know291.6
Missing110 
TOTAL1759100.0
242) Indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement - Men are by nature more suited for leadership than women. (AGREE20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree68138.8
2) Somewhat disagree27015.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree30217.2
4) Somewhat agree26415.0
5) Strongly agree21612.3
9) Don't know231.3
Missing113 
TOTAL1756100.0
243) Indicate your personal preference about services in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach Sunday school. (PREPOS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male372.1
2) Slight preference for a male704.0
3) No preference for either sex154787.6
4) Slight preference for a female935.3
5) Strong preference for a female191.1
Missing103 
TOTAL1766100.0
244) Indicate your personal preference about services in the positions or participation in the following activity - Serve as Sunday school superintendent. (PREPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male1729.8
2) Slight preference for a male24714.0
3) No preference for either sex131674.7
4) Slight preference for a female201.1
5) Strong preference for a female60.3
Missing108 
TOTAL1761100.0
245) Indicate your personal preference about services in the positions or participation in the following activity - Serve as Director of Church Music. (PREPOS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male543.1
2) Slight preference for a male1488.4
3) No preference for either sex150985.8
4) Slight preference for a female372.1
5) Strong preference for a female100.6
Missing111 
TOTAL1758100.0
246) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Elders (Deacons). (PREPOS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male91051.7
2) Slight preference for a male32718.6
3) No preference for either sex51029.0
4) Slight preference for a female110.6
5) Strong preference for a female20.1
Missing109 
TOTAL1760100.0
247) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Serve on the Board of Education. (PREPOS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male1488.4
2) Slight preference for a male1649.3
3) No preference for either sex143081.5
4) Slight preference for a female120.7
5) Strong preference for a female10.1
Missing114 
TOTAL1755100.0
248) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Lead devotions at mixed male and female group meeting. (PREPOS6)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male24213.7
2) Slight preference for a male26014.7
3) No preference for either sex125571.1
4) Slight preference for a female50.3
5) Strong preference for a female20.1
Missing105 
TOTAL1764100.0
249) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach a mixed men's and women's Bible class. (PREPOS7)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male31217.7
2) Slight preference for a male28015.9
3) No preference for either sex116966.2
4) Slight preference for a female40.2
5) Strong preference for a female10.1
Missing103 
TOTAL1766100.0
250) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Guide the church in a building program. (PREPOS8)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male48827.7
2) Slight preference for a male49528.1
3) No preference for either sex77143.8
4) Slight preference for a female60.3
5) Strong preference for a female20.1
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
251) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach in a Lutheran elementary school. (PREPOS9)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male221.2
2) Slight preference for a male633.6
3) No preference for either sex162792.3
4) Slight preference for a female412.3
5) Strong preference for a female90.5
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
252) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach in a Lutheran high school. (PREPOS10)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male563.2
2) Slight preference for a male1578.9
3) No preference for either sex153887.4
4) Slight preference for a female40.2
5) Strong preference for a female50.3
Missing109 
TOTAL1760100.0
253) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach religion in a Lutheran elementary school. (PREPOS11)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male1015.7
2) Slight preference for a male1589.0
3) No preference for either sex148484.2
4) Slight preference for a female160.9
5) Strong preference for a female40.2
Missing106 
TOTAL1763100.0
254) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Teach religion in a Lutheran high school. (PREPOS12)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male26214.9
2) Slight preference for a male31017.6
3) No preference for either sex118367.2
4) Slight preference for a female20.1
5) Strong preference for a female40.2
Missing108 
TOTAL1761100.0
255) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Plan a church bazaar. (PREPOS13)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male100.6
2) Slight preference for a male110.6
3) No preference for either sex102758.8
4) Slight preference for a female40223.0
5) Strong preference for a female29617.0
Missing123 
TOTAL1746100.0
256) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Counsel you about a personal problem. (PREPOS14)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male30617.4
2) Slight preference for a male29116.5
3) No preference for either sex108961.8
4) Slight preference for a female502.8
5) Strong preference for a female251.4
Missing108 
TOTAL1761100.0
257) Indicate your personal preference about service in the positions or participation in the following activity - Serve as a synodical board member. (PREPOS15)
TOTAL%
1) Strong preference for a male32018.2
2) Slight preference for a male30317.2
3) No preference for either sex113364.4
4) Slight preference for a female20.1
5) Strong preference for a female10.1
Missing110 
TOTAL1759100.0
258) In your congregation, who may serve as acolytes? (ACOLYTES)
TOTAL%
1) Males only25514.5
2) Both males and females131574.8
3) Does not apply, no acolytes18910.7
Missing110 
TOTAL1759100.0
259) Indicate your opinion regarding opportunities for service by children in the following - Serve as an acolyte. (OPCHLD1)
TOTAL%
1) Should be boys only17510.0
2) Boys should be given preference895.1
3) Both girls and boys should be given an equal opportunity to serve.148784.9
Missing118 
TOTAL1751100.0
260) Indicate your opinion regarding opportunities for service by children in the following - Reciting Bible verses in the Christmas program. (OPCHLD2)
TOTAL%
1) Should be boys only110.6
2) Boys should be given preference231.3
3) Both girls and boys should be given an equal opportunity to serve.172898.1
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
261) Indicate your opinion regarding opportunities for service by children in the following - Reading from the Bible in a school chapel service. (OPCHLD3)
TOTAL%
1) Should be boys only583.3
2) Boys should be given preference744.2
3) Both girls and boys should be given an equal opportunity to serve.162992.5
Missing108 
TOTAL1761100.0
262) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Public grade school teacher. (SONDISA1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage804.6
2) Mildly discourage24013.7
3) Express no preference37521.5
4) Mildly encourage55431.7
5) Strongly encourage49728.5
Missing123 
TOTAL1746100.0
263) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Public high school teacher. (SONDISA2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage915.2
2) Mildly discourage21112.1
3) Express no preference38021.8
4) Mildly encourage53430.6
5) Strongly encourage52930.3
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
264) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Accountant. (SONDISA3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage70.4
2) Mildly discourage472.7
3) Express no preference45926.3
4) Mildly encourage58033.2
5) Strongly encourage65237.4
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
265) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Nurse. (SONDISA4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage1106.3
2) Mildly discourage21612.4
3) Express no preference50729.1
4) Mildly encourage44025.3
5) Strongly encourage46826.9
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
266) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Physician. (SONDISA5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage100.6
2) Mildly discourage261.5
3) Express no preference31017.7
4) Mildly encourage57232.7
5) Strongly encourage83347.6
Missing118 
TOTAL1751100.0
267) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Plumber. (SONDISA6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage342.0
2) Mildly discourage1267.2
3) Express no preference53730.8
4) Mildly encourage55231.7
5) Strongly encourage49328.3
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
268) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Lawyer. (SONDISA7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage472.7
2) Mildly discourage694.0
3) Express no preference35920.6
4) Mildly encourage56632.5
5) Strongly encourage70340.3
Missing125 
TOTAL1744100.0
269) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that occupation. - Social worker. (SONDISA8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage553.2
2) Mildly discourage1327.6
3) Express no preference44225.3
4) Mildly encourage56532.4
5) Strongly encourage55131.6
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
270) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Pastor. (SONDISB1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage100.6
2) Mildly discourage271.5
3) Express no preference1397.9
4) Mildly encourage45726.1
5) Strongly encourage111863.8
Missing118 
TOTAL1751100.0
271) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Director of music. (SONDISB2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage201.1
2) Mildly discourage543.1
3) Express no preference30017.2
4) Mildly encourage57232.8
5) Strongly encourage79645.7
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
272) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Director of Christian education. (SONDISB3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage171.0
2) Mildly discourage523.0
3) Express no preference26415.2
4) Mildly encourage58133.4
5) Strongly encourage82447.4
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
273) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Teacher in a Lutheran elementary school. (SONDISB4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage301.7
2) Mildly discourage915.2
3) Express no preference25414.6
4) Mildly encourage56032.2
5) Strongly encourage80546.3
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
274) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Teacher in a Lutheran high school. (SONDISB5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage291.7
2) Mildly discourage774.4
3) Express no preference24514.1
4) Mildly encourage55431.8
5) Strongly encourage83548.0
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
275) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Professor in a synodical college. (SONDISB6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage150.9
2) Mildly discourage432.5
3) Express no preference25214.5
4) Mildly encourage49128.2
5) Strongly encourage93853.9
Missing130 
TOTAL1739100.0
276) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Professor in a seminary. (SONDISB7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage160.9
2) Mildly discourage412.4
3) Express no preference26015.0
4) Mildly encourage48527.9
5) Strongly encourage93553.8
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
277) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Lay minister. (SONDISB8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage573.3
2) Mildly discourage1056.1
3) Express no preference34820.1
4) Mildly encourage53130.6
5) Strongly encourage69440.0
Missing134 
TOTAL1735100.0
278) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Parish worker. (SONDISB9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage553.2
2) Mildly discourage1046.0
3) Express no preference38222.0
4) Mildly encourage54231.1
5) Strongly encourage65737.8
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
279) If you had a son who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage his pursuit of that profession. - Director of evangelism. (SONDSB10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage261.5
2) Mildly discourage512.9
3) Express no preference35320.3
4) Mildly encourage54731.5
5) Strongly encourage76143.8
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
280) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Public grade school teacher. (DTRDISA1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage764.4
2) Mildly discourage18710.7
3) Express no preference34019.5
4) Mildly encourage56832.6
5) Strongly encourage57332.9
Missing125 
TOTAL1744100.0
281) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Public high school teacher. (DTRDISA2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage875.0
2) Mildly discourage18710.8
3) Express no preference34319.7
4) Mildly encourage55932.2
5) Strongly encourage56232.3
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
282) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Accountant. (DTRDISA3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage130.7
2) Mildly discourage492.8
3) Express no preference43725.2
4) Mildly encourage58933.9
5) Strongly encourage64937.4
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
283) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Nurse. (DTRDISA4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage100.6
2) Mildly discourage311.8
3) Express no preference31918.2
4) Mildly encourage59934.3
5) Strongly encourage78945.1
Missing121 
TOTAL1748100.0
284) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Physician. (DTRDISA5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage201.2
2) Mildly discourage442.5
3) Express no preference31318.0
4) Mildly encourage52630.2
5) Strongly encourage83648.1
Missing130 
TOTAL1739100.0
285) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Plumber. (DTRDISA6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage27215.7
2) Mildly discourage33919.5
3) Express no preference47927.6
4) Mildly encourage32018.4
5) Strongly encourage32718.8
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
286) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Lawyer. (DTRDISA7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage814.6
2) Mildly discourage875.0
3) Express no preference35520.4
4) Mildly encourage55832.0
5) Strongly encourage66238.0
Missing126 
TOTAL1743100.0
287) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Social worker. (DTRDISA8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage553.2
2) Mildly discourage1015.8
3) Express no preference38622.1
4) Mildly encourage59233.9
5) Strongly encourage61135.0
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
288) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following occupations, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Full-time homemaker. (DTRDISA9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage472.7
2) Mildly discourage935.3
3) Express no preference43525.0
4) Mildly encourage44725.7
5) Strongly encourage72041.3
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
289) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Pastor. (DTRDISB1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage90652.0
2) Mildly discourage24414.0
3) Express no preference19811.4
4) Mildly encourage19211.0
5) Strongly encourage20211.6
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
290) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Director of music. (DTRDISB2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage211.2
2) Mildly discourage402.3
3) Express no preference26415.2
4) Mildly encourage60634.8
5) Strongly encourage81146.6
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
291) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Director of Christian education. (DTRDISB3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage744.3
2) Mildly discourage1076.2
3) Express no preference30917.8
4) Mildly encourage56432.5
5) Strongly encourage68139.3
Missing134 
TOTAL1735100.0
292) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Teacher in a Lutheran elementary school. (DTRDISB4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage191.1
2) Mildly discourage663.8
3) Express no preference23213.3
4) Mildly encourage54531.2
5) Strongly encourage88550.7
Missing122 
TOTAL1747100.0
293) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Teacher in a Lutheran high school. (DTRDISB5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage362.1
2) Mildly discourage714.1
3) Express no preference24814.3
4) Mildly encourage54731.5
5) Strongly encourage83748.1
Missing130 
TOTAL1739100.0
294) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Professor in a synodical college. (DTRDISB6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage20912.0
2) Mildly discourage1418.1
3) Express no preference34119.6
4) Mildly encourage44825.7
5) Strongly encourage60134.5
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
295) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Professor in a seminary. (DTRDISB7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage45626.2
2) Mildly discourage23813.7
3) Express no preference36120.8
4) Mildly encourage31418.1
5) Strongly encourage36921.2
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
296) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Lay minister. (DTRDISB8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage47127.1
2) Mildly discourage22613.0
3) Express no preference38422.1
4) Mildly encourage32418.7
5) Strongly encourage33219.1
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
297) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Parish worker. (DTRDISB9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage724.1
2) Mildly discourage895.1
3) Express no preference40323.2
4) Mildly encourage54231.1
5) Strongly encourage63436.4
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
298) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Director of evangelism. (DTRDSB10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage1126.4
2) Mildly discourage1096.3
3) Express no preference45426.1
4) Mildly encourage49828.6
5) Strongly encourage56732.6
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
299) If you had a daughter who indicated interest in one of the following church professions, indicate the degree to which you would encourage her pursuit of that profession. - Deaconess. (DTRDSB11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourage895.1
2) Mildly discourage935.3
3) Express no preference33018.9
4) Mildly encourage50228.8
5) Strongly encourage73141.9
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
300) If you had a son who was planning to marry a deaconess in the LCMS, how pleased would you be? (SNMAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Very displeased231.3
2) Somewhat displeased352.0
3) Neither pleased nor displeased36420.7
4) Somewhat pleased30617.4
5) Very pleased102858.5
Missing113 
TOTAL1756100.0
301) If you had a son who was planning to marry a teacher in a Missouri Synod school, how pleased would you be? (SNMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very displeased50.3
2) Somewhat displeased100.6
3) Neither pleased nor displeased27515.6
4) Somewhat pleased30717.4
5) Very pleased116566.1
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
302) If you had a daughter who was planning to marry a pastor in the LCMS, how pleased would you be? (DTRMAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Very displeased130.7
2) Somewhat displeased412.3
3) Neither pleased nor displeased25314.4
4) Somewhat pleased28916.4
5) Very pleased116566.2
Missing108 
TOTAL1761100.0
303) If you had a daughter who was planning to marry a teacher in a Missouri Synod school, how pleased would you be? (DTRMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very displeased120.7
2) Somewhat displeased372.1
3) Neither pleased nor displeased27215.5
4) Somewhat pleased32518.5
5) Very pleased111463.3
Missing109 
TOTAL1760100.0
304) Indicate your level of agreement with the following statement - It's acceptable for a pastor's wife to have paid employment in the congregation her husband serves. (AGREB1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1548.8
2) Somewhat disagree27315.6
3) No opinion23113.2
4) Somewhat agree50328.7
5) Strongly agree59233.8
Missing116 
TOTAL1753100.0
305) Indicate your level of agreement with the following statement - It's acceptable for a pastor's wife to have paid employment in church-related work outside her husband's congregation. (AGREB2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree472.7
2) Somewhat disagree784.5
3) No opinion18110.3
4) Somewhat agree48827.9
5) Strongly agree95754.7
Missing118 
TOTAL1751100.0
306) Indicate your level of agreement with the following statement - It's acceptable for a pastor's wife to have paid employment unrelated to the church. (AGREB3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree311.8
2) Somewhat disagree432.5
3) No opinion1035.9
4) Somewhat agree39122.3
5) Strongly agree118567.6
Missing116 
TOTAL1753100.0
307) Indicate your opinion regarding the responsibilities of a pastor's wife by choosing the statement that best reflects your opinion. (OPINPSWF)
TOTAL%
1) A pastor's wife should take on major responsibility for activities in the congregation.251.5
2) A pastor's wife should take on somewhat more responsibility for activities in the congregation than most other members of the congregation.28816.9
3) A pastor's wife should take about the same amount of responsibility for activities in the congregation as most other members.133077.9
4) A pastor's wife should avoid taking on responsibility for activities within the congregation.653.8
Missing161 
TOTAL1708100.0
308) Of the three versions given of selections from the Nicene Creed, please indicate which of the three versions you prefer. [Selections of the Creed given to respondents are found in the summary document that accompanies this data file] (PRENCVER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly prefer version 150529.7
2) Somewhat prefer version 11659.7
3) Strongly prefer version 248928.8
4) Somewhat prefer version 234620.4
5) Strongly prefer version 3633.7
6) Somewhat prefer version 3673.9
7) No version preferred633.7
Missing171 
TOTAL1698100.0
309) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Daycare program? (CONSPN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored35220.3
2) No, the program does not exist132176.1
3) I am not sure if it currently exists643.7
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
310) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Elementary school? (CONSPN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored89851.3
2) No, the program does not exist82747.2
3) I am not sure if it currently exists271.5
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
311) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - High school? (CONSPN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored47227.0
2) No, the program does not exist123870.8
3) I am not sure if it currently exists392.2
Missing120 
TOTAL1749100.0
312) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Singles' group? (CONSPN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored62835.9
2) No, the program does not exist99356.8
3) I am not sure if it currently exists1267.2
Missing122 
TOTAL1747100.0
313) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Divorced adults' support group? (CONSPN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored1387.9
2) No, the program does not exist140680.5
3) I am not sure if it currently exists20211.6
Missing123 
TOTAL1746100.0
314) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Children of divorce support group? (CONSPN6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored191.1
2) No, the program does not exist153788.0
3) I am not sure if it currently exists19010.9
Missing123 
TOTAL1746100.0
315) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Program for children in single-parent homes? (CONSPN7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored362.1
2) No, the program does not exist152587.4
3) I am not sure if it currently exists18310.5
Missing125 
TOTAL1744100.0
316) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Food pantry? (CONSPN8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored107661.3
2) No, the program does not exist55831.8
3) I am not sure if it currently exists1206.8
Missing115 
TOTAL1754100.0
317) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Support group for the grieving? (CONSPN9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored30917.7
2) No, the program does not exist121169.2
3) I am not sure if it currently exists23013.1
Missing119 
TOTAL1750100.0
318) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Support group for widows/widowers? (CONSPN10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored22612.9
2) No, the program does not exist129574.0
3) I am not sure if it currently exists22813.0
Missing120 
TOTAL1749100.0
319) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Marriage enrichment classes? (CONSPN11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored56632.4
2) No, the program does not exist99056.6
3) I am not sure if it currently exists19211.0
Missing121 
TOTAL1748100.0
320) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Parenting classes? (CONSPN12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored30517.5
2) No, the program does not exist122870.4
3) I am not sure if it currently exists21112.1
Missing125 
TOTAL1744100.0
321) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Premarital counseling program? (CONSPN13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored126472.1
2) No, the program does not exist28116.0
3) I am not sure if it currently exists20711.8
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
322) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Sex education classes for young people? (CONSPN14)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored40323.1
2) No, the program does not exist105660.5
3) I am not sure if it currently exists28616.4
Missing124 
TOTAL1745100.0
323) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - exercise classes? (CONSPN15)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored38422.0
2) No, the program does not exist120969.3
3) I am not sure if it currently exists1518.7
Missing125 
TOTAL1744100.0
324) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Program for senior citizens? (CONSPN16)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored71340.7
2) No, the program does not exist87750.1
3) I am not sure if it currently exists1609.1
Missing119 
TOTAL1750100.0
325) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Support services for shut-ins? (CONSPN17)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored107561.4
2) No, the program does not exist50428.8
3) I am not sure if it currently exists1739.9
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
326) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Drug and alcohol counseling? (CONSPN18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored31017.7
2) No, the program does not exist115766.0
3) I am not sure if it currently exists28516.3
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
327) Does your congregation currently sponsor the following program - Crisis pregnancy services? (CONSPN19)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the program is currently sponsored1387.9
2) No, the program does not exist133976.5
3) I am not sure if it currently exists27415.6
Missing118 
TOTAL1751100.0
328) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Day care program? (CONSPNB1)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship111864.2
2) No opinion42624.5
3) Oppose sponsorship19711.3
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
329) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Elementary school? (CONSPNB2)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship131275.3
2) No opinion22312.8
3) Oppose sponsorship20811.9
Missing126 
TOTAL1743100.0
330) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - High school? (CONSPNB3)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship104560.1
2) No opinion39122.5
3) Oppose sponsorship30217.4
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
331) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Singles' group? (CONSPNB4)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship144282.8
2) No opinion24514.1
3) Oppose sponsorship543.1
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
332) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Divorced adults' support group? (CONSPNB5)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship119368.6
2) No opinion46026.5
3) Oppose sponsorship854.9
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
333) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Children of divorce support group? (CONSPNB6)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship117967.8
2) No opinion48928.1
3) Oppose sponsorship704.0
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
334) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Program for children in single-parent homes? (CONSPNB7)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship113865.6
2) No opinion51629.7
3) Oppose sponsorship814.7
Missing134 
TOTAL1735100.0
335) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Food pantry? (CONSPNB8)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship149085.6
2) No opinion20511.8
3) Oppose sponsorship452.6
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
336) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Support group for the grieving? (CONSPNB9)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship139580.4
2) No opinion30817.8
3) Oppose sponsorship321.8
Missing134 
TOTAL1735100.0
337) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Support group for widows/widowers? (CNSPNB10)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship135778.1
2) No opinion35020.1
3) Oppose sponsorship301.7
Missing132 
TOTAL1737100.0
338) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - marriage enrichment classes? (CNSPNB11)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship151687.2
2) No opinion18210.5
3) Oppose sponsorship402.3
Missing131 
TOTAL1738100.0
339) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Parenting classes? (CNSPNB12)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship140580.7
2) No opinion29817.1
3) Oppose sponsorship382.2
Missing128 
TOTAL1741100.0
340) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Premarital counseling? (CNSPNB13)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship162893.5
2) No opinion975.6
3) Oppose sponsorship171.0
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
341) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Sex education classes for young people? (CNSPNB14)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship126873.1
2) No opinion36020.7
3) Oppose sponsorship1076.2
Missing134 
TOTAL1735100.0
342) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Exercise classes? (CNSPNB15)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship80746.5
2) No opinion66438.3
3) Oppose sponsorship26415.2
Missing134 
TOTAL1735100.0
343) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Program for senior citizens? (CNSPNB16)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship146284.1
2) No opinion24013.8
3) Oppose sponsorship372.1
Missing130 
TOTAL1739100.0
344) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Support services for shut-ins? (CNSPNB17)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship162093.0
2) No opinion1086.2
3) Oppose sponsorship140.8
Missing127 
TOTAL1742100.0
345) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Drug and alcohol counseling? (CNSPNB18)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship130875.2
2) No opinion35820.6
3) Oppose sponsorship744.3
Missing129 
TOTAL1740100.0
346) Do you favor or oppose your congregation sponsoring the following program - Crisis pregnancy services? (CNSPNB19)
TOTAL%
1) Favor sponsorship115966.6
2) No opinion49628.5
3) Oppose sponsorship844.8
Missing130 
TOTAL1739100.0
347) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Legislation guaranteeing equal rights under the law for men and women? (SUPPROA1)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition19511.1
2) Slight opposition1579.0
3) Neither support nor opposition24914.2
4) Slight support34719.8
5) Strong support80345.9
Missing118 
TOTAL1751100.0
348) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Legal protection of unborn children? (SUPPROA2)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition452.6
2) Slight opposition512.9
3) Neither support nor opposition17810.1
4) Slight support17710.1
5) Strong support130974.4
Missing109 
TOTAL1760100.0
349) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Legislation prohibiting agencies from providing birth control information to females under the age of 18 without informing their parents? (SUPPROA3)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition30317.2
2) Slight opposition24814.1
3) Neither support nor opposition24113.7
4) Slight support28816.3
5) Strong support68238.7
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
350) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Providing more public assistance to working women who earn low wages and are raising children alone? (SUPPROA4)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition895.1
2) Slight opposition19110.9
3) Neither support nor opposition35019.9
4) Slight support66637.9
5) Strong support46126.2
Missing112 
TOTAL1757100.0
351) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Requiring women with children under the age of 5 who are on welfare to take jobs outside the home? (SUPPROA5)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition33619.1
2) Slight opposition45525.9
3) Neither support nor opposition52329.8
4) Slight support27815.8
5) Strong support1649.3
Missing113 
TOTAL1756100.0
352) Indicate the degree of support you feel for each proposal - Jailing fathers who do not make court-ordered child support payments? (SUPPROA6)
TOTAL%
1) Strong opposition995.6
2) Slight opposition1558.8
3) Neither support nor opposition30517.4
4) Slight support55431.6
5) Strong support64136.5
Missing115 
TOTAL1754100.0
353) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - There is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABORTB1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45225.8
2) Unsure45726.1
3) No84148.1
Missing119 
TOTAL1750100.0
354) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - She is married and does not want any more children. (ABORTB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes955.4
2) Unsure1166.6
3) No154688.0
Missing112 
TOTAL1757100.0
355) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - The woman's own life is seriously endangered by the pregnancy. (ABORTB3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes125371.3
2) Unsure38722.0
3) No1186.7
Missing111 
TOTAL1758100.0
356) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - The woman's own physical health, but not her life, is seriously endangered by the pregnancy. (ABORTB4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38521.9
2) Unsure68138.8
3) No68839.2
Missing115 
TOTAL1754100.0
357) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - The woman's emotional well-being is seriously endangered by the pregnancy. (ABORTB5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27315.5
2) Unsure55931.8
3) No92752.7
Missing110 
TOTAL1759100.0
358) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - The family has a very low income and cannot afford any more children. (ABORTB6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1196.8
2) Unsure18110.3
3) No145982.9
Missing110 
TOTAL1759100.0
359) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - She became pregnant as a result of rape. (ABORTB7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69939.9
2) Unsure44125.1
3) No61435.0
Missing115 
TOTAL1754100.0
360) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - She is not married and does not want to marry the man. (ABORTB8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1257.1
2) Unsure1428.1
3) No149384.8
Missing109 
TOTAL1760100.0
361) Please indicate the conditions under which a pregnant woman should or should not be able to receive a legal abortion - She is under the age of 16. (ABORTB9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22212.6
2) Unsure31417.8
3) No122469.5
Missing109 
TOTAL1760100.0
362) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The amount of violence on TV. (CONCERN1)
TOTAL%
1) No concern211.2
2) 221.2
3) 362.0
4) 1347.6
5) 29916.9
6) 46626.4
7) Extreme concern79044.7
Missing101 
TOTAL1768100.0
363) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The amount of sex on TV. (CONCERN2)
TOTAL%
1) No concern140.8
2) 140.8
3) 331.9
4) 915.1
5) 23213.1
6) 45725.8
7) Extreme concern92752.4
Missing101 
TOTAL1768100.0
364) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The extent of poverty in the U.S. (CONCERN3)
TOTAL%
1) No concern191.1
2) 331.9
3) 905.1
4) 29917.0
5) 46626.5
6) 41423.5
7) Extreme concern43824.9
Missing110 
TOTAL1759100.0
365) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - Increases in health care costs. (CONCERN4)
TOTAL%
1) No concern50.3
2) 171.0
3) 402.3
4) 20211.5
5) 38521.9
6) 46926.6
7) Extreme concern64336.5
Missing108 
TOTAL1761100.0
366) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The quality of the environment. (CONCERN5)
TOTAL%
1) No concern80.5
2) 372.1
3) 824.7
4) 30917.6
5) 47527.0
6) 46326.4
7) Extreme concern38321.8
Missing112 
TOTAL1757100.0
367) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The availability of quality day care. (CONCERN6)
TOTAL%
1) No concern965.5
2) 1287.3
3) 20111.5
4) 44925.7
5) 41323.6
6) 25014.3
7) Extreme concern21112.1
Missing121 
TOTAL1748100.0
368) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The number of unmarried couples living together. (CONCERN7)
TOTAL%
1) No concern502.8
2) 533.0
3) 734.1
4) 18710.6
5) 28416.1
6) 41023.2
7) Extreme concern71040.2
Missing102 
TOTAL1767100.0
369) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - The rate of divorces. (CONCERN8)
TOTAL%
1) No concern171.0
2) 160.9
3) 231.3
4) 1126.3
5) 26314.9
6) 46626.4
7) Extreme concern86949.2
Missing103 
TOTAL1766100.0
370) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - Sexual harassment on the job. (CONCERN9)
TOTAL%
1) No concern623.5
2) 1086.1
3) 1407.9
4) 37321.2
5) 39722.5
6) 32718.5
7) Extreme concern35620.2
Missing106 
TOTAL1763100.0
371) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - Child abuse. (CONCER10)
TOTAL%
1) No concern50.3
2) 60.3
3) 100.6
4) 412.3
5) 1488.4
6) 34319.4
7) Extreme concern121268.7
Missing104 
TOTAL1765100.0
372) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - Spouse abuse. (CONCER11)
TOTAL%
1) No concern100.6
2) 80.5
3) 231.3
4) 955.4
5) 23813.5
6) 40322.8
7) Extreme concern99056.0
Missing102 
TOTAL1767100.0
373) Indicate the degree of concern you have for the following issue - Availability of services for the elderly. (CONCER12)
TOTAL%
1) No concern80.5
2) 271.5
3) 573.2
4) 27015.3
5) 47727.0
6) 48727.5
7) Extreme concern44225.0
Missing101 
TOTAL1768100.0
374) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - Unmarried females should be encouraged to choose adoption in cases of an unplanned pregnancy. (AGREC1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1106.2
2) Somewhat disagree975.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree30117.1
4) Somewhat agree44425.2
5) Strongly agree81346.1
Missing104 
TOTAL1765100.0
375) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A working mother can establish just as warm and secure relationship with her children as a mother who does not work. (AGREC2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1578.9
2) Somewhat disagree33318.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree1116.3
4) Somewhat agree54931.0
5) Strongly agree62035.0
Missing99 
TOTAL1770100.0
376) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A father who does not live with his children can maintain a close relationship with and serve as a role model for them. (AGREC3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree50328.5
2) Somewhat disagree58433.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree1327.5
4) Somewhat agree38121.6
5) Strongly agree1649.3
Missing105 
TOTAL1764100.0
377) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works. (AGREC4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree21212.0
2) Somewhat disagree29716.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree28216.0
4) Somewhat agree65937.4
5) Strongly agree31417.8
Missing105 
TOTAL1764100.0
378) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A husband should share more household responsibilities, like cleaning and doing laundry, when his wife works. (AGREC5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree90.5
2) Somewhat disagree191.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree945.3
4) Somewhat agree57632.6
5) Strongly agree106960.5
Missing102 
TOTAL1767100.0
379) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - Some equality in marriage is a good thing but, by and large, the husband should have the final word in family matters. (AGREC6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree27815.8
2) Somewhat disagree22112.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree24914.1
4) Somewhat agree50028.4
5) Strongly agree51429.2
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
380) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A married woman with small children has as much right as her husband to work outside the home. (AGREC7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree23013.1
2) Somewhat disagree39722.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree27515.6
4) Somewhat agree44025.0
5) Strongly agree42023.8
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
381) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - In general, the father should have greater authority than the mother in bringing up children. (AGREC8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree45225.6
2) Somewhat disagree41723.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree38822.0
4) Somewhat agree31317.7
5) Strongly agree19611.1
Missing103 
TOTAL1766100.0
382) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - When a husband's career interests and a wife's career interests conflict, priority should be given to the husband's career interests. (AGREC9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree18110.3
2) Somewhat disagree19511.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree46426.3
4) Somewhat agree49528.1
5) Strongly agree42924.3
Missing105 
TOTAL1764100.0
383) Indicate the extent to which you agree with the following statement - A husband should not feel uncomfortable if his wife earns a larger salary than he does. (AGREC10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree341.9
2) Somewhat disagree975.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree19711.1
4) Somewhat agree53630.3
5) Strongly agree90351.1
Missing102 
TOTAL1767100.0
384) What is your age. (AGE1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL177344.37214
385) What is your gender? (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
1) Male108061.2
2) Female68638.8
Missing103 
TOTAL1766100.0
386) What is your race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian, Aleut, or Eskimo382.1
3) White171196.7
4) Black160.9
5) Other40.2
Missing100 
TOTAL1769100.0
387) Please indicate if you are of Spanish origin. (ORIGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not of Spanish origin129499.8
2) Mexican10.1
3) Puerto Rico10.1
4) Cuban10.1
Missing572 
TOTAL1297100.0
388) What is your marital status? (MARSTAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Married, first marriage135176.2
2) Married, remarriage1287.2
3) Separated50.3
4) Divorced382.1
5) Widowed623.5
6) Never married19010.7
Missing95 
TOTAL1774100.0
389) What is the most appropriate description of your current living arrangements? (LIVARANG)
TOTAL%
1) Alone18010.1
2) With spouse only47526.8
3) With spouse and children97454.9
4) With children only251.4
5) With parents only241.4
6) With parents and siblings only201.1
7) With other relative(s)60.3
8) With other non-relative(s)301.7
9) Other402.3
Missing95 
TOTAL1774100.0
390) Would you say your own health is (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent130.7
2) Good965.4
3) Fair77043.5
4) Poor89350.4
Missing97 
TOTAL1772100.0
391) What do you consider yourself, politically? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Independent40622.9
2) Democrat20011.3
3) Republican84047.4
4) Other110.6
5) Do not categorize myself31417.7
Missing98 
TOTAL1771100.0
392) Generally, I would define my political views as (POLIVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative22012.5
2) Somewhat conservative94953.9
3) Middle of the road42324.0
4) Somewhat liberal1599.0
5) Very liberal110.6
Missing107 
TOTAL1762100.0
393) Have you ever had any children? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137477.5
2) No39922.5
Missing96 
TOTAL1773100.0
394) Have you ever been an adoptive parent? (ADOPPARN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1357.7
2) No161792.3
Missing117 
TOTAL1752100.0
395) Have you ever been a foster parent? (FOSPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes985.6
2) No164594.4
Missing126 
TOTAL1743100.0
396) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Females, aged 0-5 (ADPPAR1)
TOTAL%
1) 17079.1
2) 4219.5
3) 31.4
Missing1654 
TOTAL215100.0
397) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Females, aged 6-13. (ADPPAR2)
TOTAL%
1) 22375.6
2) 6722.7
3) 51.7
Missing1574 
TOTAL295100.0
398) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Females, aged 14-18. (ADPPAR3)
TOTAL%
1) 18882.8
2) 3716.3
3) 10.4
4) 10.4
Missing1642 
TOTAL227100.0
399) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Females, aged 19 and up. (ADPPAR4)
TOTAL%
1) 25648.4
2) 17232.5
3) 6512.3
4) 254.7
5) 112.1
Missing1340 
TOTAL529100.0
400) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Males, aged 0-5. (ADPPAR5)
TOTAL%
1) 16778.0
2) 4320.1
3) 20.9
4) 20.9
Missing1655 
TOTAL214100.0
401) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Males, aged 6-13. (ADPPAR6)
TOTAL%
1) 21674.0
2) 6722.9
3) 82.7
5) 10.3
Missing1577 
TOTAL292100.0
402) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Males, aged 14-18. (ADPPAR7)
TOTAL%
1) 16781.5
2) 3416.6
3) 21.0
7) 10.5
8) 10.5
Missing1664 
TOTAL205100.0
403) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN OR HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many children do you have in the following gender and age - Males, aged 19 and up. (ADPPAR8)
TOTAL%
1) 24145.7
2) 18134.3
3) 7113.5
4) 234.4
5) 50.9
6) 30.6
7) 10.2
8) 20.4
Missing1342 
TOTAL527100.0
404) Are you currently employed? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, full-time128573.1
2) Yes, part-time1729.8
3) No, not employed but able to work251.4
4) No, unable to work120.7
5) No, retired1367.7
6) No, going to school271.5
7) No, full-time homemaker1005.7
8) No, full-time volunteer10.1
Missing111 
TOTAL1758100.0
405) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO QUESTION 14: What is the category that best describes your occupation? (EMPLOYA)
TOTAL%
1) Managerial1258.6
2) Professional99968.6
3) Technical483.3
4) Sales594.1
5) Administrative support644.4
6) Service815.6
7) Farming, forestry, fishing382.6
8) Craft and repair130.9
9) Operators, fabricators, laborers292.0
Missing413 
TOTAL1456100.0
406) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO BEING EMPLOYED: Please describe your occupation as fully possible. (EMPLOYB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14572673.7451511
407) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO QUESTION 14: Are you employed by a Lutheran congregation, school, or agency? (EMPLOYC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87658.4
2) No62541.6
Missing368 
TOTAL1501100.0
408) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO QUESTION 14: How many hours per week do you spend in work-related activity? (EMPLOYD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL153346.59419
409) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO QUESTION 14: How many hours per week do you spend traveling to and from work? (EMPLOYE)
TOTAL%
0) 23916.1
1) 33622.7
2) 24616.6
3) 20213.6
4) 684.6
5) 18012.2
6) 483.2
7) 211.4
8) 332.2
9) 60.4
10) 704.7
11) 30.2
12) 140.9
13) 10.1
14) 30.2
15) 30.2
16) 20.1
17) 10.1
18) 10.1
20) 10.1
24) 10.1
77) 10.1
Missing389 
TOTAL1480100.0
410) If you are married, is your spouse currently employed? (SPSEMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, full-time67745.7
2) Yes, part-time31621.4
3) No, not employed but able to work1278.6
4) No, unable to work201.4
5) No, retired916.1
6) No, going to school181.2
7) No, full-time homemaker22715.3
8) No, full-time volunteer40.3
Missing389 
TOTAL1480100.0
411) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO SPOUSE BEING EMPLOYED: What best describes your spouse's occupation? (SPSEMPLA)
TOTAL%
1) Managerial11211.3
2) Professional45345.8
3) Technical515.2
4) Sales656.6
5) Administrative Support10911.0
6) Service909.1
7) Farming, Forestry, Fishing303.0
8) Craft and Repair181.8
9) Operators, Fabricators, Laborers626.3
Missing879 
TOTAL990100.0
412) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO SPOUSE BEING EMPLOYED: Please describe your spouse's occupation as fully as possible. (SPSEMPLB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9883589.8451814
413) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO QUESTION 20: Is your spouse employed by a Lutheran congregation, school, or agency? (SPSEMPLC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27526.9
2) No74773.1
Missing847 
TOTAL1022100.0
414) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO SPOUSE BEING EMPLOYED: How many hours per week does your spouse spend in work-related activity? (SPSEMPLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL117832.60322
415) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED YES TO SPOUSE BEING EMPLOYED: How many hours per week does your spouse spend traveling to and from work? (SPSEMPLE)
TOTAL%
0) 19017.9
1) 23021.7
2) 17116.1
3) 13412.6
4) 575.4
5) 14113.3
6) 383.6
7) 141.3
8) 171.6
9) 40.4
10) 444.1
12) 100.9
14) 10.1
15) 60.6
20) 30.3
22) 10.1
50) 10.1
Missing807 
TOTAL1062100.0
416) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (EDUCATE)
TOTAL%
1) Elementary school graduate or less362.0
2) Some high school422.4
3) High school graduate25214.3
4) Some college26615.1
5) College graduate25114.2
6) Some post-baccalaureate22612.8
7) Master's degree or equivalent34519.6
8) Some post-master's level22612.8
9) Doctoral degree or equivalent1196.7
Missing106 
TOTAL1763100.0
417) What is the highest level of education your spouse has completed? (SPSEDUCT)
TOTAL%
1) Elementary school graduate or less352.4
2) Some high school402.7
3) High school graduate31020.8
4) Some college44730.0
5) College graduate29319.7
6) Some post-baccalaureate18812.6
7) Master's degree or equivalent885.9
8) Some post-master's level614.1
9) Doctoral degree or equivalent271.8
Missing380 
TOTAL1489100.0
418) How much education have you had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools - Lutheran elementary school. (EDUCLUTA)
TOTAL%
1) All58434.0
2) Some25915.1
3) None87350.9
Missing153 
TOTAL1716100.0
419) How much education have you had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools - Lutheran high school. (EDUCLUTB)
TOTAL%
1) All35021.1
2) Some945.7
3) None121873.3
Missing207 
TOTAL1662100.0
420) How much education have you had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools - LCMS college. (EDUCLUTC)
TOTAL%
1) All61237.7
2) Some25115.5
3) None75946.8
Missing247 
TOTAL1622100.0
421) How much education have you had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools - Other Lutheran College. (EDUCLUTD)
TOTAL%
1) All685.1
2) Some876.5
3) None117788.4
Missing537 
TOTAL1332100.0
422) How much education has your spouse had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools - Lutheran elementary school. (SPEDLUTA)
TOTAL%
1) All42729.1
2) Some14710.0
3) None89160.8
Missing404 
TOTAL1465100.0
423) How much education has your spouse had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools - Lutheran high school. (SPEDLUTB)
TOTAL%
1) All16711.8
2) Some362.5
3) None121885.7
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
424) How much education has your spouse had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools - LCMS college. (SPEDLUTC)
TOTAL%
1) All31223.0
2) Some1349.9
3) None91067.1
Missing513 
TOTAL1356100.0
425) How much education has your spouse had at the following level that occurred in Lutheran schools - Other Lutheran college. (SPEDLUTD)
TOTAL%
1) All332.9
2) Some544.7
3) None106792.5
Missing715 
TOTAL1154100.0
426) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Does not apply, no children. (CHLDSCHA)
TOTAL%
1) Marked37622.7
2) Not marked128177.3
Missing212 
TOTAL1657100.0
427) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Lutheran pre-school. (CHLDSCHB)
TOTAL%
1) 16343.8
2) 13034.9
3) 4913.2
4) 236.2
5) 51.3
6) 10.3
7) 10.3
Missing1497 
TOTAL372100.0
428) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Other pre-school. (CHLDSCHC)
TOTAL%
1) 12540.5
2) 13142.4
3) 3912.6
4) 113.6
5) 31.0
Missing1560 
TOTAL309100.0
429) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Lutheran elementary school. (CHLDSCHD)
TOTAL%
1) 13719.3
2) 21930.8
3) 19527.4
4) 10414.6
5) 365.1
6) 131.8
7) 30.4
8) 30.4
9) 10.1
Missing1158 
TOTAL711100.0
430) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Private elementary school. (CHLDSCHE)
TOTAL%
1) 1938.8
2) 1428.6
3) 48.2
4) 612.2
5) 48.2
6) 12.0
9) 12.0
Missing1820 
TOTAL49100.0
431) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Public elementary school. (CHLDSCHF)
TOTAL%
1) 12420.3
2) 20333.2
3) 14623.9
4) 8614.1
5) 355.7
6) 71.1
7) 71.1
8) 20.3
9) 10.2
Missing1258 
TOTAL611100.0
432) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Lutheran high school. (CHLDSCHG)
TOTAL%
1) 5825.4
2) 8035.1
3) 4821.1
4) 2511.0
5) 104.4
6) 52.2
8) 20.9
Missing1641 
TOTAL228100.0
433) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Private high school. (CHLDSCHH)
TOTAL%
1) 2553.2
2) 817.0
3) 510.6
4) 817.0
7) 12.1
Missing1822 
TOTAL47100.0
434) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Public high school. (CHLDSCHI)
TOTAL%
1) 12620.7
2) 17829.2
3) 14423.6
4) 10417.1
5) 406.6
6) 71.1
7) 40.7
8) 40.7
9) 20.3
Missing1260 
TOTAL609100.0
435) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - LCMS college. (CHLDSCHJ)
TOTAL%
1) 11451.4
2) 6428.8
3) 2611.7
4) 94.1
5) 73.2
6) 10.5
7) 10.5
Missing1647 
TOTAL222100.0
436) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Other Lutheran college. (CHLDSCHK)
TOTAL%
1) 6176.3
2) 1316.3
3) 22.5
4) 22.5
5) 11.3
6) 11.3
Missing1789 
TOTAL80100.0
437) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Other private college. (CHLDSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) 9574.2
2) 2015.6
3) 107.8
4) 32.3
Missing1741 
TOTAL128100.0
438) How many children do you have who have attended the following type of school - Public college. (CHLDSCHM)
TOTAL%
1) 16736.1
2) 16836.4
3) 7115.4
4) 398.4
5) 143.0
6) 10.2
7) 10.2
9) 10.2
Missing1407 
TOTAL462100.0
439) What is your income to the nearest $1,000? (INCOME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL154922.41319
440) What is your spouse's income to the nearest $1,000? (SPSINCM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL107018.36827
441) What is the income of any other family members to the nearest $1,000? (INCOTMEM)
TOTAL%
1) 3018.8
2) 2012.5
3) 1811.3
4) 138.1
5) 159.4
6) 74.4
7) 74.4
8) 31.9
9) 31.9
10) 127.5
11) 21.3
12) 21.3
13) 21.3
15) 42.5
20) 53.1
21) 10.6
24) 21.3
25) 21.3
29) 10.6
35) 10.6
38) 10.6
40) 21.3
45) 10.6
50) 31.9
75) 10.6
100) 21.3
Missing1709 
TOTAL160100.0
442) In what type of community do you reside? (RESIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Farm18710.7
2) Rural, non-farm945.4
3) Small town (under 2500)1649.4
4) City (2500-9999)19010.9
5) City (10,000-49,999)26515.2
6) City (50,000-249,999)21612.3
7) Suburb of a city of 50,000-249,9991287.3
8) City (250,000-999,999)1146.5
9) Suburb of a city of 250,000-999,9991408.0
10) City (1,000,000 or more)784.5
11) Suburb of a city of 1,000,000 or more1739.9
Missing120 
TOTAL1749100.0
443) What state do you live in? (STATELIV)
TOTAL%
1) 10.1
2) 20.1
3) 40.2
4) 60.3
5) 1046.0
6) 241.4
7) 20.1
10) 362.1
11) 40.2
12) 20.1
13) 80.5
14) 24514.1
15) 1076.2
16) 694.0
17) 311.8
18) 30.2
19) 130.7
21) 301.7
22) 50.3
23) 1538.8
24) 1327.6
25) 40.2
26) 935.4
27) 10.1
28) 1005.8
30) 10.1
31) 50.3
32) 100.6
33) 402.3
34) 120.7
35) 160.9
36) 452.6
37) 140.8
38) 281.6
39) 191.1
40) 10.1
41) 40.2
42) 140.8
43) 171.0
44) 1196.9
45) 10.1
47) 191.1
48) 472.7
49) 10.1
50) 1317.6
51) 110.6
92) 10.1
Missing134 
TOTAL1735100.0
444) What is your LCMS district? (LCMSDIST)
TOTAL%
3) 261.7
4) 10.1
5) 362.4
7) 594.0
9) 20.1
11) 10.1
12) 251.7
14) 271.8
16) 312.1
20) 553.7
22) 1218.1
24) 291.9
26) 815.4
28) 412.7
30) 281.9
32) 302.0
33) 10.1
36) 20.1
37) 1167.8
38) 191.3
39) 241.6
41) 906.0
42) 10.1
43) 845.6
44) 10.1
47) 714.8
49) 70.5
51) 10.1
53) 151.0
55) 694.6
56) 281.9
58) 120.8
60) 322.1
61) 130.9
63) 543.6
65) 221.5
67) 966.4
69) 10.1
76) 412.7
78) 755.0
79) 130.9
97) 100.7
Missing378 
TOTAL1491100.0
445) How did you become a Lutheran? (LUTHROOT)
TOTAL%
1) Reared Lutheran144682.4
2) Through a Lutheran school171.0
3) Through marriage1176.7
4) Converted as an adult1568.9
5) Other191.1
Missing114 
TOTAL1755100.0
446) If you were not reared Lutheran, in what religion were you reared? (REARRELG)
TOTAL%
2) 10.4
30) 10.4
53) 20.8
56) 4416.7
75) 31.1
81) 5219.8
93) 20.8
100) 83.0
105) 20.8
111) 10.4
157) 10.4
165) 31.1
167) 62.3
175) 62.3
193) 72.7
196) 20.8
221) 10.4
255) 10.4
280) 41.5
281) 20.8
288) 6725.5
294) 10.4
313) 10.4
316) 10.4
347) 10.4
355) 155.7
371) 20.8
403) 10.4
419) 31.1
431) 10.4
435) 10.4
443) 20.8
449) 20.8
453) 10.4
469) 10.4
500) 10.4
501) 103.8
503) 10.4
504) 10.4
506) 10.4
Missing1606 
TOTAL263100.0
447) If you are married, what is you spouse's current religious affiliation? (SPRELAF)
TOTAL%
53) 10.1
56) 70.5
81) 251.8
100) 10.1
175) 10.1
208) 10.1
269) 10.1
280) 59441.9
281) 40.3
283) 77054.4
288) 40.3
291) 10.1
355) 10.1
360) 10.1
502) 10.1
528) 20.1
830) 10.1
Missing453 
TOTAL1416100.0
448) If you are married, in what denomination was your spouse reared? (SPSREAR)
TOTAL%
28) 10.1
29) 271.9
45) 10.1
53) 30.2
56) 463.3
70) 10.1
71) 20.1
75) 40.3
81) 1128.0
89) 10.1
93) 50.4
100) 40.3
105) 10.1
127) 10.1
165) 10.1
167) 70.5
175) 110.8
193) 90.6
203) 10.1
208) 10.1
226) 10.1
247) 10.1
269) 20.1
280) 37526.8
281) 130.9
283) 58842.0
285) 20.1
288) 775.5
291) 10.1
294) 10.1
349) 10.1
355) 412.9
357) 10.1
360) 10.1
371) 30.2
381) 20.1
403) 10.1
415) 10.1
419) 90.6
443) 50.4
449) 10.1
469) 120.9
500) 20.1
501) 141.0
502) 10.1
503) 10.1
504) 10.1
506) 10.1
507) 10.1
Missing470 
TOTAL1399100.0
449) Panel ID number (PANELID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17758092969.0389373345
450) Age category (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 14-19140.8
2) 20-2922912.9
3) 30-3950228.3
4) 40-4941623.5
5) 50-5933218.7
6) 60-6919811.2
7) 70-88824.6
Missing96 
TOTAL1773100.0
451) 1984 Average Income - Respondent (RESINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL177519.55919
452) 1984 Average Income - Spouse (SPCINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL177511.07323
453) 1984 Average Income - Other (OTHINC)
TOTAL%
0) 161591.0
1) 301.7
2) 201.1
3) 181.0
4) 130.7
5) 150.8
6) 70.4
7) 70.4
8) 30.2
9) 30.2
10) 120.7
11) 20.1
12) 20.1
13) 20.1
15) 40.2
20) 50.3
21) 10.1
24) 20.1
25) 20.1
29) 10.1
35) 10.1
38) 10.1
40) 20.1
45) 10.1
50) 30.2
75) 10.1
100) 20.1
Missing94 
TOTAL1775100.0
454) 1984 Average Income - Household (HHINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1775-424.396884
455) Respondent identification from the waves when panels were merged, creating unique codes for each variable. (RSPID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17758097947.2979372019
456) Respondent identification from the waves when panels were merged, creating unique codes for each variable. (RSPID851)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL177529028.55812580
457) CWID for the combined panel study (PANELID1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL186928784.0612668
458) Sequence number (W2SEQNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1512758.709438
459) Lay respondent identification number (W2LAYID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL757469.33284
460) Church work type (W2CWTYPE)
TOTAL%
0) Laity75750.1
1) Pastor35823.7
2) Teacher32821.7
3) Lay worker694.6
Missing357 
TOTAL1512100.0
461) Church worker status code (CWTYPE and CWSTATUS combined from Panels 851 and 861) (Category labels are found in the attached summary document.) (W2CWSTAT)
TOTAL%
1001) 24031.8
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) 172.3
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
Missing1114 
TOTAL755100.0
462) Church work identification number (W2CWNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL755790.14487
463) Church work identification block (W2CWID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL75516201507.5646503428
464) 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 extent674.5
3) To some extent48632.3
4) To a large extent91460.8
8) Can't tell281.9
Missing366 
TOTAL1503100.0
465) 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 all33822.5
2) To a small extent56937.9
3) To some extent39026.0
4) To a large extent614.1
8) Can't tell1449.6
Missing367 
TOTAL1502100.0
466) 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 extent39326.2
3) To some extent53535.7
4) To a large extent39726.5
8) Can't tell624.1
Missing369 
TOTAL1500100.0
467) 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 all15710.5
2) To a small extent42328.2
3) To some extent55136.7
4) To a large extent16711.1
8) Can't tell20313.5
Missing368 
TOTAL1501100.0
468) 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 all1348.9
2) To a small extent34322.9
3) To some extent53335.5
4) To a large extent40226.8
8) Can't tell895.9
Missing368 
TOTAL1501100.0
469) 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 all27418.2
2) To a small extent38525.6
3) To some extent28719.1
4) To a large extent1479.8
8) Can't tell40927.2
Missing367 
TOTAL1502100.0
470) 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 all27818.5
2) To a small extent54836.4
3) To some extent37424.9
4) To a large extent865.7
8) Can't tell21814.5
Missing365 
TOTAL1504100.0
471) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more married women working outside the home. (MCHAFF1)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive28419.0
2) Both positive and negative95463.9
3) Mostly negative17611.8
7) No significant effects at all463.1
8) Not sure/No opinion332.2
Missing376 
TOTAL1493100.0
472) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more married couples without children. (MCHAFF2)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive463.1
2) Both positive and negative45930.8
3) Mostly negative24516.5
7) No significant effects at all46131.0
8) Not sure/No opinion27718.6
Missing381 
TOTAL1488100.0
473) 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 negative32822.0
3) Mostly negative86157.7
7) No significant effects at all1369.1
8) Not sure/No opinion1177.8
Missing376 
TOTAL1493100.0
474) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more young adults who have postponed marriage. (MCHAFF4)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive29119.5
2) Both positive and negative44630.0
3) Mostly negative734.9
7) No significant effects at all42928.8
8) Not sure/No opinion25016.8
Missing380 
TOTAL1489100.0
475) How would you describe the effects of the following change - There are more divorces. (MCHAFF5)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly positive422.8
2) Both positive and negative19513.1
3) Mostly negative103069.1
7) No significant effects at all1137.6
8) Not sure/No opinion1107.4
Missing379 
TOTAL1490100.0
476) 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 negative90660.8
7) No significant effects at all1338.9
8) Not sure/No opinion32822.0
Missing379 
TOTAL1490100.0
477) 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 positive1469.8
2) Both positive and negative54836.8
3) Mostly negative956.4
7) No significant effects at all40627.2
8) Not sure/No opinion29619.9
Missing378 
TOTAL1491100.0
478) 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 difficult1157.7
3) More difficult136190.7
8) Not sure/Don't know140.9
Missing369 
TOTAL1500100.0
479) 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 difficult78852.6
3) More difficult62541.7
8) Not sure/Don't know402.7
Missing370 
TOTAL1499100.0
480) 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 difficult23415.6
3) More difficult119679.8
8) Not sure/Don't know291.9
Missing370 
TOTAL1499100.0
481) 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 difficult553.7
2) About as difficult42228.2
3) More difficult98865.9
8) Not sure/Don't know342.3
Missing370 
TOTAL1499100.0
482) 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 difficult74749.8
3) More difficult45230.1
8) Not sure/Don't know16410.9
Missing369 
TOTAL1500100.0
483) 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 wrong140393.2
2) Almost always morally wrong734.8
3) Uncertain80.5
4) Sometimes morally wrong151.0
5) Never morally wrong70.5
Missing363 
TOTAL1506100.0
484) 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 wrong111173.9
2) Almost always morally wrong18512.3
3) Uncertain825.5
4) Sometimes morally wrong1016.7
5) Never morally wrong251.7
Missing365 
TOTAL1504100.0
485) 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 wrong83155.3
2) Almost always morally wrong24016.0
3) Uncertain20013.3
4) Sometimes morally wrong16410.9
5) Never morally wrong684.5
Missing366 
TOTAL1503100.0
486) 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 wrong117478.2
2) Almost always morally wrong1459.7
3) Uncertain714.7
4) Sometimes morally wrong835.5
5) Never morally wrong291.9
Missing367 
TOTAL1502100.0
487) 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 wrong89859.9
2) Almost always morally wrong19713.1
3) Uncertain20213.5
4) Sometimes morally wrong1338.9
5) Never morally wrong694.6
Missing370 
TOTAL1499100.0
488) 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 wrong131687.6
2) Almost always morally wrong553.7
3) Uncertain815.4
4) Sometimes morally wrong302.0
5) Never morally wrong211.4
Missing366 
TOTAL1503100.0
489) 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 wrong83355.4
2) Almost always morally wrong16811.2
3) Uncertain25316.8
4) Sometimes morally wrong16711.1
5) Never morally wrong835.5
Missing365 
TOTAL1504100.0
490) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Homosexuality is a departure from the natural order of God's creation. (AGREEB1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree136791.1
2) Somewhat agree815.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree211.4
4) Somewhat disagree110.7
5) Strongly disagree201.3
Missing369 
TOTAL1500100.0
491) 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. (AGREEB2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38625.8
2) Somewhat agree44629.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree15210.2
4) Somewhat disagree23415.6
5) Strongly disagree27818.6
Missing373 
TOTAL1496100.0
492) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Couples who choose to remain childless are not fulfilling God's plan. (AGREEB3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1379.1
2) Somewhat agree25016.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree38926.0
4) Somewhat disagree26017.3
5) Strongly disagree46330.9
Missing370 
TOTAL1499100.0
493) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Christians should support education about human sexuality in the public schools. (AGREEB4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree49032.6
2) Somewhat agree49432.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree19312.9
4) Somewhat disagree19513.0
5) Strongly disagree1298.6
Missing368 
TOTAL1501100.0
494) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement - Christians should support education about human sexuality in parochial schools. (AGREEB5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree91260.8
2) Somewhat agree40627.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree835.5
4) Somewhat disagree523.5
5) Strongly disagree473.1
Missing369 
TOTAL1500100.0
495) 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.41027.4
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.45130.2
4) I have never heard of this statement.54036.1
Missing375 
TOTAL1494100.0
496) 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.493.3
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.956.3
3) Uncertain1026.8
4) Divorce is probably preferable.51634.3
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.74149.3
Missing366 
TOTAL1503100.0
497) 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.976.5
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.23515.7
3) Uncertain26317.5
4) Divorce is probably preferable.65943.9
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.24616.4
Missing369 
TOTAL1500100.0
498) 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.29819.9
3) Uncertain43529.0
4) Divorce is probably preferable.46330.9
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.19413.0
Missing371 
TOTAL1498100.0
499) 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.38325.6
3) Uncertain30520.4
4) Divorce is probably preferable.39726.5
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.30220.2
Missing371 
TOTAL1498100.0
500) 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.96364.0
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.40627.0
3) Uncertain1087.2
4) Divorce is probably preferable.140.9
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.130.9
Missing365 
TOTAL1504100.0
501) 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.67044.7
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.22214.8
3) Uncertain41527.7
4) Divorce is probably preferable.1208.0
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.724.8
Missing370 
TOTAL1499100.0
502) 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.34322.8
2) Divorce is probably not preferable.39025.9
3) Uncertain32521.6
4) Divorce is probably preferable.35323.5
5) Divorce is definitely preferable.926.1
Missing366 
TOTAL1503100.0
503) Are you and your spouse both working outside the home? (YUSPSWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78652.0
2) No72648.0
Missing357 
TOTAL1512100.0
504) 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 agree27438.2
5) Strongly agree32945.9
Missing1152 
TOTAL717100.0
505) 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 agree23833.3
5) Strongly agree14720.6
Missing1155 
TOTAL714100.0
506) 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 disagree405.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree18425.8
4) Somewhat agree22832.0
5) Strongly agree24233.9
Missing1156 
TOTAL713100.0
507) 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 disagree24534.2
4) Somewhat agree21029.3
5) Strongly agree19527.2
Missing1153 
TOTAL716100.0
508) 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 disagree13518.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree26336.7
4) Somewhat agree15922.2
5) Strongly agree669.2
Missing1153 
TOTAL716100.0
509) 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 disagree699.7
2) Somewhat disagree8912.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree22130.9
4) Somewhat agree24634.4
5) Strongly agree9012.6
Missing1154 
TOTAL715100.0
510) 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 disagree13819.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree8211.5
4) Somewhat agree24734.5
5) Strongly agree16422.9
Missing1154 
TOTAL715100.0
511) 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 disagree11315.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree22932.0
4) Somewhat agree22831.8
5) Strongly agree10915.2
Missing1153 
TOTAL716100.0
512) 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 disagree192.7
2) Somewhat disagree496.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree598.2
4) Somewhat agree27137.8
5) Strongly agree31844.4
Missing1153 
TOTAL716100.0
513) 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 disagree14320.0
2) Somewhat disagree18826.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree11816.5
4) Somewhat agree14320.0
5) Strongly agree12317.2
Missing1154 
TOTAL715100.0
514) 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 disagree9413.1
2) Somewhat disagree13518.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree9913.8
4) Somewhat agree24033.6
5) Strongly agree14720.6
Missing1154 
TOTAL715100.0
515) 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 disagree34047.6
2) Somewhat disagree13619.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree12517.5
4) Somewhat agree9513.3
5) Strongly agree192.7
Missing1154 
TOTAL715100.0
516) 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 disagree507.0
2) Somewhat disagree10014.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree26436.9
4) Somewhat agree21029.4
5) Strongly agree9112.7
Missing1154 
TOTAL715100.0
517) 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 disagree19627.4
2) Somewhat disagree17424.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree10314.4
4) Somewhat agree17724.8
5) Strongly agree659.1
Missing1154 
TOTAL715100.0
518) 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 disagree354.9
2) Somewhat disagree17424.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree17123.9
4) Somewhat agree21530.0
5) Strongly agree12116.9
Missing1153 
TOTAL716100.0
519) 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 disagree10015.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree17227.0
4) Somewhat agree25139.3
5) Strongly agree457.1
Missing1231 
TOTAL638100.0
520) 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 disagree26141.2
4) Somewhat agree21333.6
5) Strongly agree457.1
Missing1235 
TOTAL634100.0
521) 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 agree26837.4
5) Strongly agree32545.3
Missing1152 
TOTAL717100.0
522) 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 disagree324.5
2) Somewhat disagree10815.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree17123.8
4) Somewhat agree25835.9
5) Strongly agree14920.8
Missing1151 
TOTAL718100.0
523) 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 disagree16122.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree15221.2
4) Somewhat agree29040.5
5) Strongly agree699.6
Missing1153 
TOTAL716100.0
524) 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 disagree10314.8
2) Somewhat disagree12017.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree30443.6
4) Somewhat agree12618.1
5) Strongly agree456.4
Missing1171 
TOTAL698100.0
525) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Getting married. (EXPERN1)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly1439.6
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family36524.5
3) Have not experienced this situation98165.9
Missing380 
TOTAL1489100.0
526) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Becoming a parent. (EXPERN2)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly25717.3
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family33322.4
3) Have not experienced this situation89560.3
Missing384 
TOTAL1485100.0
527) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Severe marital conflict. (EXPERN3)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly1459.7
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family26017.4
3) Have not experienced this situation108672.8
Missing378 
TOTAL1491100.0
528) 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 family1419.5
3) Have not experienced this situation132688.9
Missing377 
TOTAL1492100.0
529) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Breakdown of communication with a son/daughter. (EXPERN5)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly15510.4
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family18212.2
3) Have not experienced this situation115677.4
Missing376 
TOTAL1493100.0
530) 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 family20013.4
3) Have not experienced this situation125283.9
Missing377 
TOTAL1492100.0
531) 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 family1409.4
3) Have not experienced this situation130087.1
Missing377 
TOTAL1492100.0
532) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - One or more family members leaving the church. (EXPERN8)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly1047.0
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family21314.3
3) Have not experienced this situation117578.8
Missing377 
TOTAL1492100.0
533) 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 situation143296.0
Missing377 
TOTAL1492100.0
534) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Death of a relative or close friend. (EXPERN10)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly77752.3
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family19413.0
3) Have not experienced this situation51634.7
Missing382 
TOTAL1487100.0
535) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Serious illness (heart attack or other acute illness). (EXPERN11)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly24116.2
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family40527.1
3) Have not experienced this situation84656.7
Missing377 
TOTAL1492100.0
536) 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 family1047.0
3) Have not experienced this situation120481.0
Missing382 
TOTAL1487100.0
537) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Sexual harassment on the job. (EXPERN13)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly352.3
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family201.3
3) Have not experienced this situation143596.3
Missing379 
TOTAL1490100.0
538) 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 situation148199.2
Missing376 
TOTAL1493100.0
539) 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 situation146097.9
Missing377 
TOTAL1492100.0
540) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Periods of emotional distress or hopelessness. (EXPERN16)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly37625.4
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family28819.4
3) Have not experienced this situation81955.2
Missing386 
TOTAL1483100.0
541) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Moving to a new community. (EXPERN17)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly38025.6
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family15010.1
3) Have not experienced this situation95664.3
Missing383 
TOTAL1486100.0
542) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Unemployment. (EXPERN18)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly14910.0
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family21214.2
3) Have not experienced this situation112875.8
Missing380 
TOTAL1489100.0
543) 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 family21514.5
3) Have not experienced this situation103969.9
Missing383 
TOTAL1486100.0
544) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Homosexuality. (EXPERN20)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly161.1
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family412.7
3) Have not experienced this situation143596.2
Missing377 
TOTAL1492100.0
545) 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 family1419.4
3) Have not experienced this situation131888.2
Missing375 
TOTAL1494100.0
546) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - Caring for an elderly parent. (EXPERN22)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly29419.7
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family22915.3
3) Have not experienced this situation96964.9
Missing377 
TOTAL1492100.0
547) 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 family332.2
3) Have not experienced this situation144396.7
Missing376 
TOTAL1493100.0
548) Have you somehow experienced the following in the past 3 years - An extramarital affair. (EXPERN24)
TOTAL%
1) Have experienced directly291.9
2) Have experienced through a member of my immediate family624.2
3) Have not experienced this situation140293.9
Missing376 
TOTAL1493100.0
549) 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 situation145797.6
Missing376 
TOTAL1493100.0
550) 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 family22014.8
3) Have not experienced this situation116177.9
Missing378 
TOTAL1491100.0
551) 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.12948.1
2) There was some support from the church.7829.1
3) There was very little support from the church.186.7
4) There was no support from the church.41.5
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.93.4
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.2710.1
Missing1601 
TOTAL268100.0
552) 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.11434.9
2) There was some support from the church.11334.6
3) There was very little support from the church.3611.0
4) There was no support from the church.144.3
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.123.7
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.3811.6
Missing1542 
TOTAL327100.0
553) 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.2411.5
2) There was some support from the church.4019.1
3) There was very little support from the church.2813.4
4) There was no support from the church.115.3
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.7134.0
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
Missing1660 
TOTAL209100.0
554) 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
Missing1788 
TOTAL81100.0
555) 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.4321.0
3) There was very little support from the church.2311.2
4) There was no support from the church.125.9
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.6029.3
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
Missing1664 
TOTAL205100.0
556) 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
Missing1736 
TOTAL133100.0
557) 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
Missing1771 
TOTAL98100.0
558) 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
Missing1677 
TOTAL192100.0
559) 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
Missing1814 
TOTAL55100.0
560) 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
Missing1076 
TOTAL793100.0
561) 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.18345.4
2) There was some support from the church.12230.3
3) There was very little support from the church.266.5
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
Missing1466 
TOTAL403100.0
562) 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
Missing1703 
TOTAL166100.0
563) 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
Missing1811 
TOTAL58100.0
564) 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
Missing1830 
TOTAL39100.0
565) 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
Missing1818 
TOTAL51100.0
566) 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.4611.0
2) There was some support from the church.10023.9
3) There was very little support from the church.5613.4
4) There was no support from the church.389.1
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.12630.1
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
Missing1450 
TOTAL419100.0
567) 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
Missing1505 
TOTAL364100.0
568) 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.3720.3
3) There was very little support from the church.2614.3
4) There was no support from the church.2614.3
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.2614.3
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.3720.3
Missing1687 
TOTAL182100.0
569) 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
Missing1627 
TOTAL242100.0
570) 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.23.8
2) There was some support from the church.23.8
3) There was very little support from the church.23.8
4) There was no support from the church.611.5
5) Nobody at the church knew about this.1426.9
6) Attitudes and responses in the church made the situation worse.11.9
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2548.1
Missing1817 
TOTAL52100.0
571) 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
Missing1770 
TOTAL99100.0
572) 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
Missing1542 
TOTAL327100.0
573) 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
Missing1825 
TOTAL44100.0
574) 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
Missing1802 
TOTAL67100.0
575) 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
Missing1824 
TOTAL45100.0
576) 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.4925.8
2) There was some support from the church.6232.6
3) There was very little support from the church.2312.1
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.21.1
7) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.2915.3
Missing1679 
TOTAL190100.0
577) 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.3413.2
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.3312.8
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.15560.1
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.187.0
7) Can't say.135.0
Missing1611 
TOTAL258100.0
578) 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.299.2
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.5818.4
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.16953.5
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.257.9
7) Can't say.216.6
Missing1553 
TOTAL316100.0
579) 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.4523.2
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.4422.7
4) I didn't want any support from the church.3116.0
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
Missing1675 
TOTAL194100.0
580) 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
Missing1802 
TOTAL67100.0
581) 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.4624.6
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.4323.0
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.2613.9
Missing1682 
TOTAL187100.0
582) 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
Missing1755 
TOTAL114100.0
583) 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
Missing1781 
TOTAL88100.0
584) 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
Missing1698 
TOTAL171100.0
585) 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
Missing1827 
TOTAL42100.0
586) 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
Missing1108 
TOTAL761100.0
587) 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.23862.0
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
Missing1485 
TOTAL384100.0
588) 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
Missing1719 
TOTAL150100.0
589) 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
Missing1824 
TOTAL45100.0
590) 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
Missing1838 
TOTAL31100.0
591) 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
Missing1826 
TOTAL43100.0
592) 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.9322.4
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.10425.0
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.8921.4
4) I didn't want any support from the church.4410.6
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.194.6
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.245.8
7) Can't say.4310.3
Missing1453 
TOTAL416100.0
593) 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
Missing1526 
TOTAL343100.0
594) 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.3117.7
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.3218.3
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.3922.3
4) I didn't want any support from the church.2112.0
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.2715.4
7) Can't say.2313.1
Missing1694 
TOTAL175100.0
595) 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
Missing1636 
TOTAL233100.0
596) 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.714.9
2) I would have liked a little more support from the church.36.4
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.510.6
4) I didn't want any support from the church.24.3
5) Attitudes and responses in the church would probably have made the situation worse.817.0
6) The situation wasn't one to which the church was relevant.817.0
7) Can't say.1429.8
Missing1822 
TOTAL47100.0
597) 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
Missing1779 
TOTAL90100.0
598) 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
Missing1561 
TOTAL308100.0
599) 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
Missing1834 
TOTAL35100.0
600) 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
Missing1811 
TOTAL58100.0
601) 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
Missing1829 
TOTAL40100.0
602) 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.4324.9
3) I received about the right amount of support from the church.6336.4
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.1810.4
7) Can't say.2313.3
Missing1696 
TOTAL173100.0
603) 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, definitely98266.0
2) Yes, probably41828.1
3) Don't know/not sure573.8
4) No, probably not291.9
5) No, definitely not30.2
Missing380 
TOTAL1489100.0
604) 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, definitely58239.3
2) Yes, probably61441.5
3) Don't know/not sure17411.7
4) No, probably not976.5
5) No, definitely not140.9
Missing388 
TOTAL1481100.0
605) 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, definitely85157.6
2) Yes, probably49933.8
3) Don't know/not sure996.7
4) No, probably not221.5
5) No, definitely not70.5
Missing391 
TOTAL1478100.0
606) 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, definitely22615.4
2) Yes, probably51134.8
3) Don't know/not sure32322.0
4) No, probably not36424.8
5) No, definitely not463.1
Missing399 
TOTAL1470100.0
607) 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, definitely40527.4
2) Yes, probably72348.9
3) Don't know/not sure21214.3
4) No, probably not1198.0
5) No, definitely not201.4
Missing390 
TOTAL1479100.0
608) 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, definitely84857.3
2) Yes, probably51935.0
3) Don't know/not sure805.4
4) No, probably not261.8
5) No, definitely not80.5
Missing388 
TOTAL1481100.0
609) 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, definitely52735.6
2) Yes, probably69346.8
3) Don't know/not sure18812.7
4) No, probably not684.6
5) No, definitely not40.3
Missing389 
TOTAL1480100.0
610) 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, definitely60440.9
2) Yes, probably60741.1
3) Don't know/not sure17411.8
4) No, probably not795.4
5) No, definitely not120.8
Missing393 
TOTAL1476100.0
611) 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, definitely28919.6
2) Yes, probably63743.2
3) Don't know/not sure26818.2
4) No, probably not23916.2
5) No, definitely not422.8
Missing394 
TOTAL1475100.0
612) 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, definitely77052.1
2) Yes, probably58239.4
3) Don't know/not sure986.6
4) No, probably not221.5
5) No, definitely not70.5
Missing390 
TOTAL1479100.0
613) 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, definitely41528.2
2) Yes, probably65344.4
3) Don't know/not sure29920.3
4) No, probably not936.3
5) No, definitely not110.7
Missing398 
TOTAL1471100.0
614) 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, definitely32422.0
2) Yes, probably54837.2
3) Don't know/not sure40827.7
4) No, probably not15710.7
5) No, definitely not362.4
Missing396 
TOTAL1473100.0
615) 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, definitely75851.4
2) Yes, probably57138.7
3) Don't know/not sure1107.5
4) No, probably not292.0
5) No, definitely not80.5
Missing393 
TOTAL1476100.0
616) 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, definitely70047.4
2) Yes, probably58239.4
3) Don't know/not sure15110.2
4) No, probably not302.0
5) No, definitely not140.9
Missing392 
TOTAL1477100.0
617) 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, definitely47832.4
2) Yes, probably60040.6
3) Don't know/not sure25317.1
4) No, probably not1198.1
5) No, definitely not271.8
Missing392 
TOTAL1477100.0
618) 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, definitely62942.4
2) Yes, probably57738.9
3) Don't know/not sure17211.6
4) No, probably not845.7
5) No, definitely not221.5
Missing385 
TOTAL1484100.0
619) What is your age? (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL149245.59713
620) What is your gender? (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male90760.6
2) Female58939.4
Missing373 
TOTAL1496100.0
621) What is your marital status? (MARSTAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Married, first marriage115977.3
2) Married, remarriage1046.9
3) Separated50.3
4) Divorced322.1
5) Widowed553.7
6) Never married1449.6
Missing370 
TOTAL1499100.0
622) Are you currently employed? (EMPLOYED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, full-time107572.7
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
Missing390 
TOTAL1479100.0
623) 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 graduate20513.7
4) Some college21714.5
5) College graduate21614.4
6) Some post-baccalaureate19112.8
7) Master's degree or equivalent27918.6
8) Some post master's22014.7
9) Doctoral degree or equivalent1127.5
Missing371 
TOTAL1498100.0
624) PANWAVE (PANWAVE)
TOTAL%
12) 1512100.0
Missing357 
TOTAL1512100.0
625) Age category (W2AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 14-1950.3
2) 20-2915610.5
3) 30-3940327.0
4) 40-4936724.6
5) 50-5930820.6
6) 60-6917711.9
7) 70-84765.1
Missing377 
TOTAL1492100.0
626) Church worker codes used when files were merged, creating unique codes for each variable. (W2CWCODE)
TOTAL%
10000) 35823.7
20000) 32821.7
30000) 694.6
40000) 75750.1
Missing357 
TOTAL1512100.0
627) Respondent identification from the waves when panels were merged, creating unique codes for each variable. (RSPID861)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL151228731.37512733
628) Sequence number (W3SEQNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1430716.823414
629) Lay respondent identification number (W3LAYID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL722468.046284
630) Church work type (W3CWTYPE)
TOTAL%
0) Laity72250.5
1) Clergy33123.1
2) Teacher31622.1
3) Lay worker614.3
Missing439 
TOTAL1430100.0
631) Church worker status code (CWTYPE and CWSTATUS combined from Panels 851 and 861) (Category labels are found in the attached summary document.) (W3CWSTAT)
TOTAL%
1001) 22131.2
1002) 121.7
1003) 314.4
1006) 152.1
1007) 10.1
1011) 81.1
1012) 142.0
1013) 20.3
1014) 10.1
1022) 60.8
1032) 10.1
1033) 20.3
1061) 152.1
1072) 20.3
2001) 18926.7
2002) 324.5
2003) 517.2
2005) 243.4
2006) 131.8
2009) 71.0
3012) 111.6
3014) 101.4
3015) 365.1
3017) 40.6
Missing1161 
TOTAL708100.0
632) Church work identification number (W3CWNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL708791.633480
633) W3CWID (W3CWID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL70816237614.4846400005
634) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - People are friendly to strangers and newcomers. (AGREEC1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree372.6
2) Somewhat disagree16811.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree1158.0
4) Somewhat agree74352.0
5) Strongly agree36525.5
9) No opinion10.1
Missing440 
TOTAL1429100.0
635) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - People help each other in times of trouble. (AGREEC2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree171.2
2) Somewhat disagree715.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree1258.7
4) Somewhat agree73651.5
5) Strongly agree47133.0
9) No opinion90.6
Missing440 
TOTAL1429100.0
636) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - The members have a voice in making important decisions. (AGREEC3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree372.6
2) Somewhat disagree1248.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree1399.7
4) Somewhat agree54338.1
5) Strongly agree57340.2
9) No opinion100.7
Missing443 
TOTAL1426100.0
637) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - People feel free to disagree openly with each other on matters of policy. (AGREEC4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree604.2
2) Somewhat disagree20514.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree22315.6
4) Somewhat agree60342.3
5) Strongly agree31021.7
9) No opinion261.8
Missing442 
TOTAL1427100.0
638) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - People share God's love in what they do for and with each other. (AGREEC5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree110.8
2) Somewhat disagree1208.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree20514.4
4) Somewhat agree72851.0
5) Strongly agree35725.0
9) No opinion60.4
Missing442 
TOTAL1427100.0
639) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - There are cliques or exclusive groups which make one feel unwelcome. (AGREEC6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree24617.2
2) Somewhat disagree31722.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree28219.7
4) Somewhat agree40828.6
5) Strongly agree15510.9
9) No opinion201.4
Missing441 
TOTAL1428100.0
640) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - People feel free to disagree openly with the pastor. (AGREEC7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1077.5
2) Somewhat disagree27919.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree25818.1
4) Somewhat agree55238.8
5) Strongly agree18813.2
9) No opinion392.7
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
641) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - People are open to new experiences and ideas. (AGREEC8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1077.5
2) Somewhat disagree34023.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree20414.3
4) Somewhat agree60542.3
5) Strongly agree16311.4
9) No opinion110.8
Missing439 
TOTAL1430100.0
642) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - People care for one another in a way that is qualitatively better than I have experienced in other groups. (AGREEC9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree735.1
2) Somewhat disagree20214.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree38226.8
4) Somewhat agree48233.8
5) Strongly agree25417.8
9) No opinion352.5
Missing441 
TOTAL1428100.0
643) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - The pastor dominates our congregational decisions. (AGREEC10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30421.4
2) Somewhat disagree40228.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree26918.9
4) Somewhat agree29520.7
5) Strongly agree1278.9
9) No opinion261.8
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
644) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - People are relaxed and comfortable with each other. (AGREEC11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree191.3
2) Somewhat disagree15510.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree20414.3
4) Somewhat agree74152.0
5) Strongly agree30121.1
9) No opinion50.4
Missing444 
TOTAL1425100.0
645) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - People speak about experiences of the continuing action or presence of God. (AGREEC12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree594.1
2) Somewhat disagree24517.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree32723.0
4) Somewhat agree61743.4
5) Strongly agree15611.0
9) No opinion191.3
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
646) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - People laugh and joke and have a good time even when engaged in serious business matters. (AGREEC13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree533.7
2) Somewhat disagree16511.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree24717.4
4) Somewhat agree63244.4
5) Strongly agree29420.7
9) No opinion322.2
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
647) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - Reaching out to unchurched people is a high priority. (AGREEC14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree17112.0
2) Somewhat disagree33423.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree28219.8
4) Somewhat agree42429.8
5) Strongly agree20414.3
9) No opinion80.6
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
648) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - The people who have joined have done so primarily because it is Missouri Synod. (AGREEC15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree18412.9
2) Somewhat disagree35524.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree34224.0
4) Somewhat agree33723.7
5) Strongly agree956.7
9) No opinion1117.8
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
649) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - The pastor is available whenever members need him. (AGREEC16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree392.7
2) Somewhat disagree1007.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree1047.3
4) Somewhat agree42629.9
5) Strongly agree73951.9
9) No opinion161.1
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
650) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - Helping people in need who are not members of the congregation is a high priority. (AGREEC17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree15510.9
2) Somewhat disagree31322.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree36525.6
4) Somewhat agree43630.6
5) Strongly agree1228.6
9) No opinion342.4
Missing444 
TOTAL1425100.0
651) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - Our Christian beliefs and practices are typical of the majority of people in our community. (AGREEC18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree18713.1
2) Somewhat disagree37326.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree26918.9
4) Somewhat agree43430.5
5) Strongly agree1158.1
9) No opinion463.2
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
652) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - The educational program for children is a program of high priority. (AGREEC19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree402.8
2) Somewhat disagree1107.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree1399.8
4) Somewhat agree46732.8
5) Strongly agree65546.0
9) No opinion120.8
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
653) After reading the following statement, decide on the extent to which you agree or disagree with it - Members turn to each other for help as often as they turn to the pastor. (AGREEC20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree574.0
2) Somewhat disagree20214.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree31322.0
4) Somewhat agree57340.3
5) Strongly agree19413.6
9) No opinion845.9
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
654) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing worship that deepens members' understanding of the Bible, the Church, and the Christian tradition. (IMPORT1)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat important473.3
3) Very important30221.1
4) Extremely important107975.6
Missing441 
TOTAL1428100.0
655) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing worship that nurtures, uplifts, and strengthens individuals to carry on their daily lives. (IMPORT2)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance30.2
2) Somewhat important231.6
3) Very important24617.2
4) Extremely important115580.9
Missing442 
TOTAL1427100.0
656) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing worship that challenges members to relate the Gospel to the issues and situations that confront them. (IMPORT3)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance110.8
2) Somewhat important845.9
3) Very important37426.2
4) Extremely important95867.1
Missing442 
TOTAL1427100.0
657) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing worship that helps members share each other's faith, doubt, joy and sorrow. (IMPORT4)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance221.5
2) Somewhat important18012.6
3) Very important46132.3
4) Extremely important76353.5
Missing443 
TOTAL1426100.0
658) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing worship that reaffirms the familiar traditions of your religious heritage, e.g., hymns, liturgy, sacraments, etc. (IMPORT5)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance282.0
2) Somewhat important33623.5
3) Very important47433.2
4) Extremely important59141.4
Missing440 
TOTAL1429100.0
659) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing worship that deepens members' understanding of the Bible, the Church, and the Christian tradition. (SATISF1)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied594.1
2) Somewhat satisfied34724.3
3) Very satisfied57640.4
4) Extremely satisfied44431.1
Missing443 
TOTAL1426100.0
660) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing worship that nurtures, uplifts, and strengthens individuals to carry on their daily lives. (SATISF2)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied795.6
2) Somewhat satisfied34724.4
3) Very satisfied58541.1
4) Extremely satisfied41229.0
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
661) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing worship that challenges members to relate the Gospel to the issues and situations that confront them. (SATISF3)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied926.4
2) Somewhat satisfied47533.3
3) Very satisfied55538.9
4) Extremely satisfied30521.4
Missing442 
TOTAL1427100.0
662) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing worship that helps members share each other's faith, doubt, joy and sorrow. (SATISF4)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied1188.3
2) Somewhat satisfied53637.7
3) Very satisfied51135.9
4) Extremely satisfied25818.1
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
663) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing worship that reaffirms the familiar traditions of your religious heritage, e.g., hymns, liturgy, sacraments, etc. (SATISF5)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied694.8
2) Somewhat satisfied30721.5
3) Very satisfied62743.9
4) Extremely satisfied42429.7
Missing442 
TOTAL1427100.0
664) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing worship that expresses the Gospel in contemporary language and forms. (IMPORT21)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance614.3
2) Somewhat important34924.7
3) Very important56239.8
4) Extremely important44131.2
Missing456 
TOTAL1413100.0
665) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing worship that helps members express their joy and thanksgiving for God's gifts to them. (IMPORT22)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance80.6
2) Somewhat important956.7
3) Very important51136.1
4) Extremely important80356.7
Missing452 
TOTAL1417100.0
666) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Encouraging members to view their daily life and work as a place for ministry. (IMPORT23)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance70.5
2) Somewhat important916.4
3) Very important44931.7
4) Extremely important86861.3
Missing454 
TOTAL1415100.0
667) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Carrying out acts of charity to needy persons. (IMPORT24)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance110.8
2) Somewhat important15510.9
3) Very important60742.8
4) Extremely important64645.5
Missing450 
TOTAL1419100.0
668) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Involvement in community issues. (IMPORT25)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance17912.7
2) Somewhat important62344.1
3) Very important43931.0
4) Extremely important17312.2
Missing455 
TOTAL1414100.0
669) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Supporting the world mission of the Church through study and giving. (IMPORT26)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance181.3
2) Somewhat important17012.0
3) Very important60542.7
4) Extremely important62544.1
Missing451 
TOTAL1418100.0
670) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Encouraging members to understand and act on the relationship of the Christian faith to social, political and economic issues. (IMPORT27)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance835.9
2) Somewhat important42229.8
3) Very important59341.9
4) Extremely important31822.5
Missing453 
TOTAL1416100.0
671) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Sharing the Good News of the Gospel with the unchurched. (IMPORT28)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance161.1
2) Somewhat important674.7
3) Very important26818.9
4) Extremely important106675.2
Missing452 
TOTAL1417100.0
672) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing for the guidance and growth of members' spiritual life. (IMPORT31)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance30.2
2) Somewhat important473.3
3) Very important30721.6
4) Extremely important106374.9
Missing449 
TOTAL1420100.0
673) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Helping members develop practices of prayer and meditation. (IMPORT32)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance120.8
2) Somewhat important1268.9
3) Very important54038.0
4) Extremely important74252.3
Missing449 
TOTAL1420100.0
674) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Helping members develop a stronger personal relationship with God. (IMPORT33)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance60.4
2) Somewhat important382.7
3) Very important31922.5
4) Extremely important105574.4
Missing451 
TOTAL1418100.0
675) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Helping members to encounter God in serving persons. (IMPORT34)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance221.6
2) Somewhat important15611.1
3) Very important60242.8
4) Extremely important62544.5
Missing464 
TOTAL1405100.0
676) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing worship that expresses the Gospel in contemporary language and forms. (SATISF21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied916.5
2) Somewhat satisfied41429.4
3) Very satisfied61944.0
4) Extremely satisfied28420.2
Missing461 
TOTAL1408100.0
677) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing worship that helps members express their joy and thanksgiving for God's gifts to them. (SATISF22)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied614.3
2) Somewhat satisfied36425.7
3) Very satisfied64445.5
4) Extremely satisfied34524.4
Missing455 
TOTAL1414100.0
678) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Encouraging members to view their daily life and work as a place for ministry. (SATISF23)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied866.1
2) Somewhat satisfied49535.1
3) Very satisfied58741.6
4) Extremely satisfied24417.3
Missing457 
TOTAL1412100.0
679) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Carrying out acts of charity to needy persons. (SATISF24)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied654.6
2) Somewhat satisfied43130.5
3) Very satisfied61743.6
4) Extremely satisfied30221.3
Missing454 
TOTAL1415100.0
680) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Involvement in community issues. (SATISF25)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied19714.0
2) Somewhat satisfied59442.2
3) Very satisfied46733.1
4) Extremely satisfied15110.7
Missing460 
TOTAL1409100.0
681) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Supporting the world mission of the Church through study and giving. (SATISF26)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied1057.4
2) Somewhat satisfied51736.5
3) Very satisfied57440.5
4) Extremely satisfied22115.6
Missing452 
TOTAL1417100.0
682) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Encouraging members to understand and act on the relationship of the Christian faith to social, political and economic issues. (SATISF27)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied16511.7
2) Somewhat satisfied60843.0
3) Very satisfied51636.5
4) Extremely satisfied1248.8
Missing456 
TOTAL1413100.0
683) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Sharing the Good News of the Gospel with the unchurched. (SATISF28)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied21515.2
2) Somewhat satisfied61443.4
3) Very satisfied44431.4
4) Extremely satisfied14210.0
Missing454 
TOTAL1415100.0
684) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing for the guidance and growth of members' spiritual life. (SATISF31)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied835.9
2) Somewhat satisfied41429.2
3) Very satisfied60742.8
4) Extremely satisfied31422.1
Missing451 
TOTAL1418100.0
685) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Helping members develop practices of prayer and meditation. (SATISF32)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied16111.4
2) Somewhat satisfied58841.5
3) Very satisfied51536.3
4) Extremely satisfied15310.8
Missing452 
TOTAL1417100.0
686) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Helping members develop a stronger personal relationship with God. (SATISF33)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied946.6
2) Somewhat satisfied46032.5
3) Very satisfied62344.1
4) Extremely satisfied23716.8
Missing455 
TOTAL1414100.0
687) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Helping members to encounter God in serving persons. (SATISF34)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied997.1
2) Somewhat satisfied60042.9
3) Very satisfied54238.7
4) Extremely satisfied15911.4
Missing469 
TOTAL1400100.0
688) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Developing fellowship opportunities in which members can be with and get to know one another. (IMOPRT41)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance110.8
2) Somewhat important18212.8
3) Very important71550.4
4) Extremely important51136.0
Missing450 
TOTAL1419100.0
689) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Encouraging members to care for and support one another. (IMPORT42)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance60.4
2) Somewhat important1148.0
3) Very important63644.8
4) Extremely important66346.7
Missing450 
TOTAL1419100.0
690) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing pastoral care and counseling to help members deal with their problems. (IMPORT43)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance100.7
2) Somewhat important725.1
3) Very important53137.3
4) Extremely important80956.9
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
691) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing a caring ministry to sick and shut-in persons. (IMPORT44)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance60.4
2) Somewhat important433.0
3) Very important45131.9
4) Extremely important91664.7
Missing453 
TOTAL1416100.0
692) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Educating and challenging members to support the work of the church. (IMPORT51)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance90.6
2) Somewhat important916.4
3) Very important56139.5
4) Extremely important75953.5
Missing449 
TOTAL1420100.0
693) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Helping members understand and view their use of money, time and talents in all areas of their life as expressions of Christian stewardship. (IMPORT52)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance70.5
2) Somewhat important1278.9
3) Very important53938.0
4) Extremely important74652.6
Missing450 
TOTAL1419100.0
694) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Helping members understand their Christian responsibility for the care, development and conservation of the earth's natural resources. (IMPORT53)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance966.8
2) Somewhat important48033.9
3) Very important55439.1
4) Extremely important28720.3
Missing452 
TOTAL1417100.0
695) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Teaching children about the Bible, the Church and the Christian tradition. (IMPORT61)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance10.1
2) Somewhat important251.8
3) Very important20514.4
4) Extremely important118883.7
Missing450 
TOTAL1419100.0
696) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing education for youth that encourages an open search for a faith that makes sense of their lives. (IMPORT62)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance282.0
2) Somewhat important765.4
3) Very important36225.8
4) Extremely important93566.7
Missing468 
TOTAL1401100.0
697) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing fellowship opportunities for youth to be together in a Christian context. (IMPORT63)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance70.5
2) Somewhat important684.8
3) Very important53537.6
4) Extremely important81257.1
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
698) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing educational events that allow children, youth and adults to share with each other in a common setting. (IMPORT64)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance332.3
2) Somewhat important27719.5
3) Very important60342.5
4) Extremely important50735.7
Missing449 
TOTAL1420100.0
699) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Developing fellowship opportunities in which members can be with and get to know one another. (SATISF41)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied956.7
2) Somewhat satisfied44431.5
3) Very satisfied58941.7
4) Extremely satisfied28320.1
Missing458 
TOTAL1411100.0
700) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Encouraging members to care for and support one another. (SATISF42)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied795.6
2) Somewhat satisfied51636.5
3) Very satisfied61643.6
4) Extremely satisfied20314.4
Missing455 
TOTAL1414100.0
701) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing pastoral care and counseling to help members deal with their problems. (SATISF43)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied805.7
2) Somewhat satisfied36725.9
3) Very satisfied58341.2
4) Extremely satisfied38527.2
Missing454 
TOTAL1415100.0
702) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing a caring ministry to sick and shut-in persons. (SATISF44)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied483.4
2) Somewhat satisfied28119.9
3) Very satisfied54938.9
4) Extremely satisfied53337.8
Missing458 
TOTAL1411100.0
703) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Educating and challenging members to support the work of the Church. (SATISF51)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied1258.8
2) Somewhat satisfied51936.7
3) Very satisfied55038.9
4) Extremely satisfied21915.5
Missing456 
TOTAL1413100.0
704) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Helping members understand and view their use of money, time and talents in all areas of their life as expressions of Christian stewardship. (SATISF52)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied1339.4
2) Somewhat satisfied53137.5
3) Very satisfied56239.7
4) Extremely satisfied19113.5
Missing452 
TOTAL1417100.0
705) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Helping members understand their Christian responsibility for the care, development and conservation of the earth's natural resources. (SATISF53)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied24117.0
2) Somewhat satisfied65746.5
3) Very satisfied40628.7
4) Extremely satisfied1107.8
Missing455 
TOTAL1414100.0
706) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Teaching children about the Bible, the Church and the Christian tradition. (SATISF61)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied402.8
2) Somewhat satisfied21114.9
3) Very satisfied60042.5
4) Extremely satisfied56239.8
Missing456 
TOTAL1413100.0
707) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing education for youth that encourages an open search for a faith that makes sense of their lives. (SATISF62)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied1369.8
2) Somewhat satisfied45732.8
3) Very satisfied50436.2
4) Extremely satisfied29721.3
Missing475 
TOTAL1394100.0
708) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing fellowship opportunities for youth to be together in a Christian context. (SATISF63)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied1319.3
2) Somewhat satisfied42730.2
3) Very satisfied50235.5
4) Extremely satisfied35625.1
Missing453 
TOTAL1416100.0
709) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing educational events that allow children, youth and adults to share with each other in a common setting. (SATISF64)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied24517.3
2) Somewhat satisfied58941.5
3) Very satisfied41629.3
4) Extremely satisfied16811.8
Missing451 
TOTAL1418100.0
710) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing adult education that teaches about the Bible, the Church and the Christian tradition. (IMPORT65)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance30.2
2) Somewhat important402.8
3) Very important35525.0
4) Extremely important102372.0
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
711) How important should the following task be in your congregation - Providing adult education that deals with contemporary issues, topics and problems. (IMPORT66)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no importance513.6
2) Somewhat important24217.0
3) Very important60942.8
4) Extremely important52036.6
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
712) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing adult education that teaches about the Bible, the church and the Christian tradition. (SATIS622)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied594.1
2) Somewhat satisfied30021.1
3) Very satisfied58541.1
4) Extremely satisfied47933.7
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
713) How satisfied are you with your congregation's current performance on the following task - Providing adult education that deals with contemporary issues, topics and problems. (SATISF66)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all satisfied18212.8
2) Somewhat satisfied54037.9
3) Very satisfied46933.0
4) Extremely satisfied23216.3
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
714) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - There's an ample opportunity for members to make known their concerns and hopes for the congregation to leaders and other members. (AGRCON1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree402.8
2) Somewhat disagree15911.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree14310.0
4) Somewhat agree58340.9
5) Strongly agree48634.1
9) No opinion161.1
Missing442 
TOTAL1427100.0
715) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Members are well informed about the activities taking place in the congregation. (AGRCON2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree473.3
2) Somewhat disagree19713.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree15110.6
4) Somewhat agree54938.6
5) Strongly agree47833.6
9) No opinion10.1
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
716) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Members are well informed about what the various committees and groups in the congregation are doing. (AGRCON3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree916.4
2) Somewhat disagree35725.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree26218.4
4) Somewhat agree49634.8
5) Strongly agree21615.2
9) No opinion20.1
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
717) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - The community around the church is well informed about the activities taking place in the congregation. (AGRCON4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree29020.4
2) Somewhat disagree47033.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree29720.9
4) Somewhat agree26718.8
5) Strongly agree624.4
9) No opinion382.7
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
718) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Members are well informed about the concerns, needs and activities of the neighborhood/community around the church. (AGRCON5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree23916.7
2) Somewhat disagree47633.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree28620.0
4) Somewhat agree31522.1
5) Strongly agree715.0
9) No opinion402.8
Missing442 
TOTAL1427100.0
719) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - The congregation has a clear statement of goals. (AGRCON6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree15811.1
2) Somewhat disagree25718.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree21214.9
4) Somewhat agree47233.1
5) Strongly agree30221.2
9) No opinion241.7
Missing444 
TOTAL1425100.0
720) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - The congregation has a plan for meeting its goals. (AGRCON7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree17612.4
2) Somewhat disagree28019.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree24917.5
4) Somewhat agree45331.8
5) Strongly agree23716.7
9) No opinion282.0
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
721) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Study of the needs of the congregation is regularly undertaken as the basis for church planning. (AGRCON8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree17011.9
2) Somewhat disagree28920.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree23516.5
4) Somewhat agree43930.8
5) Strongly agree25217.7
9) No opinion402.8
Missing444 
TOTAL1425100.0
722) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Study of the needs of the community is regularly undertaken as the basis for church planning. (AGRCON9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree38326.8
2) Somewhat disagree44531.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree29220.5
4) Somewhat agree19013.3
5) Strongly agree443.1
9) No opinion735.1
Missing442 
TOTAL1427100.0
723) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Committee and group chairpersons regularly attempt to discover how members feel about the way their committee or group is functioning. (AGRCON10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree27319.2
2) Somewhat disagree42329.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree30821.7
4) Somewhat agree30721.6
5) Strongly agree563.9
9) No opinion553.9
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
724) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - There is a regular process for laypersons to give feedback to the pastor about his performance. (AGRCON11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree33523.6
2) Somewhat disagree37726.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree30021.1
4) Somewhat agree23916.8
5) Strongly agree976.8
9) No opinion745.2
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
725) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Those who make important decisions about the life of our church consistently represent the thinking of the majority of members. (AGRCON12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1208.4
2) Somewhat disagree24917.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree29320.5
4) Somewhat agree56139.3
5) Strongly agree16911.9
9) No opinion342.4
Missing443 
TOTAL1426100.0
726) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Important decisions about the life of the church are rarely made without being openly discussed and debated by a broad spectrum of church leaders and members. (AGRCON13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1057.4
2) Somewhat disagree22615.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree21014.7
4) Somewhat agree48634.1
5) Strongly agree36925.9
9) No opinion282.0
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
727) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - The theological and biblical implications of important decisions are always thoroughly and explicitly discussed. (AGRCON14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1319.2
2) Somewhat disagree26818.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree26818.8
4) Somewhat agree45632.1
5) Strongly agree24617.3
9) No opinion533.7
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
728) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - It can't be said of our church that "some members seem to have a lot more influence over policy than others." (AGRCON15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30521.4
2) Somewhat disagree45131.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree23816.7
4) Somewhat agree27119.0
5) Strongly agree1248.7
9) No opinion352.5
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
729) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - The congregation has an effective stewardship program. (AGRCON16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree16211.4
2) Somewhat disagree30821.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree29620.8
4) Somewhat agree46832.9
5) Strongly agree17112.0
9) No opinion171.2
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
730) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - The congregation has an effective program of new member recruitment. (AGRCON17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree22515.8
2) Somewhat disagree45031.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree30121.1
4) Somewhat agree34924.5
5) Strongly agree795.5
9) No opinion211.5
Missing444 
TOTAL1425100.0
731) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Lay leaders are provided the training they need for their committee and task assignments. (AGRCON18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree19813.9
2) Somewhat disagree39827.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree32823.0
4) Somewhat agree37626.4
5) Strongly agree815.7
9) No opinion433.0
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
732) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Members are encouraged to discover their particular gifts for ministry and service to the church and provided the necessary training and resources to develop them. (AGRCON19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree14910.5
2) Somewhat disagree35224.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree29420.7
4) Somewhat agree44531.3
5) Strongly agree15410.8
9) No opinion282.0
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
733) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - It's important in our congregation for the pastor to participate regularly in continuing education. (AGRCON20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1007.0
2) Somewhat disagree16911.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree25417.8
4) Somewhat agree44931.5
5) Strongly agree41829.3
9) No opinion362.5
Missing443 
TOTAL1426100.0
734) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - It's easy to summarize for visitors and non-members how our congregation differs from other congregations in the area. (AGRCON21)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree654.6
2) Somewhat disagree23816.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree34023.8
4) Somewhat agree51836.3
5) Strongly agree21715.2
9) No opinion483.4
Missing443 
TOTAL1426100.0
735) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - There's common agreement among members as to what our congregation stands for. (AGRCON22)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree574.0
2) Somewhat disagree24217.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree29820.9
4) Somewhat agree57340.2
5) Strongly agree22415.7
9) No opinion322.2
Missing443 
TOTAL1426100.0
736) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - There are clear expectations for being a member of this church. (AGRCON23)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1007.0
2) Somewhat disagree31722.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree33123.3
4) Somewhat agree46032.4
5) Strongly agree19013.4
9) No opinion211.5
Missing450 
TOTAL1419100.0
737) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - When I think of this congregation, I usually think of "we" rather than "they." (AGRCON24)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree765.3
2) Somewhat disagree1299.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree15010.5
4) Somewhat agree47633.4
5) Strongly agree57840.5
9) No opinion171.2
Missing443 
TOTAL1426100.0
738) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Disagreements and conflicts are dealt with openly rather than hushed up or hidden behind closed doors. (AGRCON25)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1329.3
2) Somewhat disagree30321.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree29820.9
4) Somewhat agree47533.4
5) Strongly agree16711.7
9) No opinion483.4
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
739) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - The predominant attitude of the membership is that conflict and disagreement can be a positive force toward growth rather than something to be avoided or suppressed. (AGRCON26)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1278.9
2) Somewhat disagree35925.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree37826.6
4) Somewhat agree37326.2
5) Strongly agree1107.7
9) No opinion765.3
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
740) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - There's considerable acceptance and appreciation of differing opinions and beliefs among members. (AGRCON27)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1258.8
2) Somewhat disagree37626.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree32723.0
4) Somewhat agree44331.1
5) Strongly agree1087.6
9) No opinion443.1
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
741) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - All things considered, our church appears much the same today as it did 10 years ago. (AGRCON28)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree27619.4
2) Somewhat disagree36625.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree1369.6
4) Somewhat agree34224.0
5) Strongly agree17312.1
9) No opinion1319.2
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
742) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Most members view change in policies and programs as a necessary and desirable dynamic in our church's life. (AGRCON29)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1339.4
2) Somewhat disagree39027.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree32122.6
4) Somewhat agree46132.4
5) Strongly agree755.3
9) No opinion423.0
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
743) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - There would be little negative reaction among members to experimenting with the style or order of Sunday worship. (AGRCON30)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree31021.8
2) Somewhat disagree47633.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree15010.6
4) Somewhat agree36225.5
5) Strongly agree1107.7
9) No opinion130.9
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
744) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - Members place considerable importance on doing things in the church in traditional ways. (AGRCON31)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree553.9
2) Somewhat disagree21214.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree21415.1
4) Somewhat agree63444.6
5) Strongly agree29220.6
9) No opinion130.9
Missing449 
TOTAL1420100.0
745) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - The current morale of our church members is high. (AGRCON32)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1067.5
2) Somewhat disagree21515.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree24016.9
4) Somewhat agree52637.1
5) Strongly agree31422.2
9) No opinion151.1
Missing453 
TOTAL1416100.0
746) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - There's a sense of excitement among members about our church's future. (AGRCON33)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1379.6
2) Somewhat disagree27119.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree32322.7
4) Somewhat agree44130.9
5) Strongly agree23216.3
9) No opinion211.5
Missing444 
TOTAL1425100.0
747) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement describing your congregation - The church leadership has the full confidence and support of the membership. (AGRCON34)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree785.5
2) Somewhat disagree20814.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree23416.4
4) Somewhat agree56539.6
5) Strongly agree31221.9
9) No opinion282.0
Missing444 
TOTAL1425100.0
748) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity. - Maps out objectives and plans the overall church strategy and program. (PASPER1)
TOTAL%
1) Not important302.1
2) Somewhat important16111.4
3) Average importance45832.3
4) Very important55239.0
5) Most important21615.2
Missing452 
TOTAL1417100.0
749) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Teaches and works directly with children. (PASPER2)
TOTAL%
1) Not important231.6
2) Somewhat important936.5
3) Average importance35124.7
4) Very important61143.0
5) Most important34224.1
Missing449 
TOTAL1420100.0
750) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Leads public worship. (PASPER3)
TOTAL%
1) Not important70.5
2) Somewhat important70.5
3) Average importance513.6
4) Very important28319.9
5) Most important107375.5
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
751) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Ministers to the sick, dying, and bereaved. (PASPER4)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat important60.4
3) Average importance392.7
4) Very important32122.5
5) Most important105874.3
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
752) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Counsels with people facing the major decisions of life; marriage, vocation. (PASPER5)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat important191.3
3) Average importance1228.6
4) Very important53737.7
5) Most important74552.4
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
753) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Frequently communicates the importance and the possibilities of ministry by church members. (PASPER6)
TOTAL%
1) Not important60.4
2) Somewhat important382.7
3) Average importance27919.7
4) Very important66346.8
5) Most important43230.5
Missing451 
TOTAL1418100.0
754) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Fosters fellowship at church gatherings. (PASPER7)
TOTAL%
1) Not important161.1
2) Somewhat important1117.8
3) Average importance41729.3
4) Very important56239.5
5) Most important31522.2
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
755) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Teaches and works directly with young people. (PASPER8)
TOTAL%
1) Not important161.1
2) Somewhat important1087.6
3) Average importance34424.2
4) Very important54738.4
5) Most important40828.7
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
756) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Identifies and encourages the use of members' gifts and talents. (PASPER9)
TOTAL%
1) Not important90.6
2) Somewhat important604.2
3) Average importance30521.4
4) Very important64045.0
5) Most important40828.7
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
757) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Talks with individuals about their spiritual development. (PASPER10)
TOTAL%
1) Not important50.4
2) Somewhat important443.1
3) Average importance21815.3
4) Very important61343.1
5) Most important54238.1
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
758) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Visits new residents and recruits new members. (PASPER11)
TOTAL%
1) Not important151.1
2) Somewhat important1067.5
3) Average importance34023.9
4) Very important56739.9
5) Most important39327.7
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
759) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Supplies ideas for new activities and projects. (PASPER12)
TOTAL%
1) Not important171.2
2) Somewhat important15110.6
3) Average importance55639.1
4) Very important50535.5
5) Most important19213.5
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
760) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Works with congregational boards and committees. (PASPER13)
TOTAL%
1) Not important50.4
2) Somewhat important513.6
3) Average importance32222.7
4) Very important59341.7
5) Most important45031.7
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
761) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Recruits, trains, and assists lay leaders and teachers. (PASPER14)
TOTAL%
1) Not important151.1
2) Somewhat important966.7
3) Average importance31822.3
4) Very important59141.5
5) Most important40328.3
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
762) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Manages the church office; records, correspondence, information center. (PASPER15)
TOTAL%
1) Not important24817.4
2) Somewhat important41429.1
3) Average importance40528.5
4) Very important24116.9
5) Most important1158.1
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
763) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Develops confidence and feelings of self worth in church members. (PASPER16)
TOTAL%
1) Not important50.4
2) Somewhat important634.4
3) Average importance23916.8
4) Very important62043.5
5) Most important49734.9
Missing445 
TOTAL1424100.0
764) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Preaches sermons. (PASPER17)
TOTAL%
1) Not important10.1
2) Somewhat important60.4
3) Average importance493.4
4) Very important30821.7
5) Most important105774.4
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
765) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Follows a definite schedule of reading and study. (PASPER18)
TOTAL%
1) Not important312.2
2) Somewhat important604.2
3) Average importance31121.9
4) Very important60342.5
5) Most important41529.2
Missing449 
TOTAL1420100.0
766) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Promotes and creates enthusiasm for church activities. (PASPER19)
TOTAL%
1) Not important70.5
2) Somewhat important473.3
3) Average importance31522.2
4) Very important67047.1
5) Most important38326.9
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
767) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Maintains a disciplined life of prayer and personal devotion. (PASPER20)
TOTAL%
1) Not important80.6
2) Somewhat important292.0
3) Average importance1127.9
4) Very important47333.3
5) Most important79756.2
Missing450 
TOTAL1419100.0
768) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Cooperates with other professionals in the community. (PASPER21)
TOTAL%
1) Not important473.3
2) Somewhat important18412.9
3) Average importance47433.4
4) Very important48233.9
5) Most important23416.5
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
769) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Helps manage church finances. (PASPER22)
TOTAL%
1) Not important29921.0
2) Somewhat important45331.9
3) Average importance44631.4
4) Very important16311.5
5) Most important614.3
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
770) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Administers baptism and communion; conducts weddings and sacred rites. (PASPER23)
TOTAL%
1) Not important10.1
2) Somewhat important40.3
3) Average importance473.3
4) Very important23016.2
5) Most important114080.2
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
771) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Participates in district/synod activities. (PASPER24)
TOTAL%
1) Not important221.5
2) Somewhat important986.9
3) Average importance37626.5
4) Very important56439.7
5) Most important36125.4
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
772) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Clearly articulates a dream or goal for the congregation. (PASPER25)
TOTAL%
1) Not important171.2
2) Somewhat important694.9
3) Average importance29420.7
4) Very important63444.6
5) Most important40728.6
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
773) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Teaches and works directly with adults. (PASPER26)
TOTAL%
1) Not important40.3
2) Somewhat important251.8
3) Average importance21214.9
4) Very important63044.4
5) Most important54938.7
Missing449 
TOTAL1420100.0
774) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Counsels with people about their moral and personal problems. (PASPER27)
TOTAL%
1) Not important30.2
2) Somewhat important241.7
3) Average importance20214.2
4) Very important58741.3
5) Most important60642.6
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
775) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Cultivates his home and personal life. (PASPER28)
TOTAL%
1) Not important100.7
2) Somewhat important271.9
3) Average importance16611.7
4) Very important51136.0
5) Most important70649.7
Missing449 
TOTAL1420100.0
776) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Participates in community projects and organizations. (PASPER29)
TOTAL%
1) Not important1309.1
2) Somewhat important38026.7
3) Average importance55739.1
4) Very important26718.8
5) Most important896.3
Missing446 
TOTAL1423100.0
777) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Mixes socially to develop contacts. (PASPER30)
TOTAL%
1) Not important1369.6
2) Somewhat important34324.1
3) Average importance52436.9
4) Very important30621.5
5) Most important1127.9
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
778) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Maintains harmony, handles troublemakers, averts or resolves problems. (PASPER31)
TOTAL%
1) Not important191.3
2) Somewhat important1097.7
3) Average importance41028.9
4) Very important60842.8
5) Most important27319.2
Missing450 
TOTAL1419100.0
779) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Assists victims of social neglect or injustice. (PASPER32)
TOTAL%
1) Not important614.3
2) Somewhat important23416.5
3) Average importance53137.4
4) Very important44831.5
5) Most important14710.3
Missing448 
TOTAL1421100.0
780) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Speaks to community and civic groups. (PASPER33)
TOTAL%
1) Not important20914.7
2) Somewhat important48834.3
3) Average importance49234.6
4) Very important18112.7
5) Most important523.7
Missing447 
TOTAL1422100.0
781) Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Visits regularly in the homes of the congregation. (PASPER34)
TOTAL%
1) Not important684.8
2) Somewhat important20914.7
3) Average importance43530.6
4) Very important46732.9
5) Most important24117.0
Missing449 
TOTAL1420100.0
782) How well does your pastor perform each of these pastoral activities - Maps out objectives and plans the overall church strategy and program. (PASACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective543.8
2) Somewhat ineffective14510.3
3) Average53938.3
4) Very effective45132.0
5) Outstanding14110.0
9) Don't know785.5
Missing461 
TOTAL1408100.0
783) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Teaches and works directly with children. (PASACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective745.2
2) Somewhat ineffective16311.6
3) Average50836.0
4) Very effective43731.0
5) Outstanding19513.8
9) Don't know332.3
Missing459 
TOTAL1410100.0
784) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Leads public worship. (PASACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective100.7
2) Somewhat ineffective241.7
3) Average21114.9
4) Very effective44231.3
5) Outstanding70650.0
9) Don't know191.3
Missing457 
TOTAL1412100.0
785) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Ministers to the sick, dying, and bereaved. (PASACT4)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective171.2
2) Somewhat ineffective352.5
3) Average18112.8
4) Very effective47433.6
5) Outstanding66647.2
9) Don't know392.8
Missing457 
TOTAL1412100.0
786) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Counsels with people facing the major decisions of life; marriage, vocation. (PASACT5)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective181.3
2) Somewhat ineffective664.7
3) Average36426.1
4) Very effective47033.8
5) Outstanding37727.1
9) Don't know977.0
Missing477 
TOTAL1392100.0
787) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Frequently communicates the importance and the possibilities of ministry by church members. (PASACT6)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective352.5
2) Somewhat ineffective14710.6
3) Average50936.7
4) Very effective43331.2
5) Outstanding19814.3
9) Don't know644.6
Missing483 
TOTAL1386100.0
788) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Fosters fellowship at church gatherings. (PASACT7)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective382.7
2) Somewhat ineffective1339.5
3) Average49635.3
4) Very effective47633.8
5) Outstanding23416.6
9) Don't know302.1
Missing462 
TOTAL1407100.0
789) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Teaches and works directly with young people. (PASACT8)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective1107.8
2) Somewhat ineffective23416.6
3) Average50435.7
4) Very effective33223.5
5) Outstanding19613.9
9) Don't know362.5
Missing457 
TOTAL1412100.0
790) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Identifies and encourages the use of members' gifts and talents. (PASACT9)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective553.9
2) Somewhat ineffective17712.6
3) Average54338.6
4) Very effective40829.0
5) Outstanding17812.7
9) Don't know463.3
Missing462 
TOTAL1407100.0
791) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Talks with individuals about their spiritual development. (PASACT10)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective513.6
2) Somewhat ineffective18613.2
3) Average54038.4
4) Very effective34524.5
5) Outstanding16011.4
9) Don't know1268.9
Missing461 
TOTAL1408100.0
792) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Visits new residents and recruits new members. (PASACT11)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective926.5
2) Somewhat ineffective20414.5
3) Average47934.0
4) Very effective33023.4
5) Outstanding17712.6
9) Don't know1289.1
Missing459 
TOTAL1410100.0
793) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Supplies ideas for new activities and projects. (PASACT12)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective412.9
2) Somewhat ineffective1339.4
3) Average55639.4
4) Very effective42430.0
5) Outstanding16811.9
9) Don't know906.4
Missing457 
TOTAL1412100.0
794) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Works with congregational boards and committees. (PASACT13)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective211.5
2) Somewhat ineffective805.7
3) Average40628.8
4) Very effective54538.6
5) Outstanding32423.0
9) Don't know352.5
Missing458 
TOTAL1411100.0
795) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Recruits, trains, and assists lay leaders and teachers. (PASACT14)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective735.2
2) Somewhat ineffective19814.1
3) Average54438.6
4) Very effective36225.7
5) Outstanding1359.6
9) Don't know966.8
Missing461 
TOTAL1408100.0
796) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Manages the church office; records, correspondence, information center. (PASACT15)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective694.9
2) Somewhat ineffective1369.6
3) Average53738.1
4) Very effective36425.8
5) Outstanding14910.6
9) Don't know15611.1
Missing458 
TOTAL1411100.0
797) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Develops confidence and feelings of self worth in church members. (PASACT16)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective433.1
2) Somewhat ineffective1148.1
3) Average51036.2
4) Very effective46833.2
5) Outstanding22616.0
9) Don't know483.4
Missing460 
TOTAL1409100.0
798) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Preaches sermons. (PASACT17)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective141.0
2) Somewhat ineffective463.3
3) Average22515.9
4) Very effective43530.8
5) Outstanding68348.4
9) Don't know90.6
Missing457 
TOTAL1412100.0
799) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Follows a definite schedule of reading and study. (PASACT18)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective211.5
2) Somewhat ineffective916.4
3) Average32322.9
4) Very effective37926.9
5) Outstanding26518.8
9) Don't know33223.5
Missing458 
TOTAL1411100.0
800) How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Promotes and creates enthusiasm for church activities. (PASACT19)
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