National Survey of the Religious Life Futures Project, 1990

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Community ID (COMMID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL63593754.6992427
2) Vocation (VOCATION)
TOTAL%
1) Sister335252.7
2) Brother154124.2
3) Priest146623.1
TOTAL6359100.0
3) Individual ID (INDIVID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL635915.54117
4) Tradition (TRAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Apostolic435168.4
2) Contemplative2333.7
3) Mendicant78712.4
4) Monastic98815.5
TOTAL6359100.0
5) Your present age: (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL620958.63915
6) Race/Ethnicity: (RACE_ETH)
TOTAL%
1) Caucasian545288.0
2) Black/African-American370.6
3) Mexican-American751.2
4) Other Hispanic520.8
5) Asian-American350.6
6) Native American4026.5
7) Asian or Pacific Islander440.7
8) Other991.6
Missing163 
TOTAL6196100.0
7) State or foreign country where you were born: (STATE)
8) Are you a citizen of the United States? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
0) No1262.0
1) Yes621598.0
Missing18 
TOTAL6341100.0
9) Number of siblings (SIB#)
TOTAL%
0) 2794.7
1) 65111.0
2) 85214.3
3) 88414.9
4) 76212.8
5) 5869.9
6) 4868.2
7) 4417.4
8) 3195.4
9) 2223.7
10) 1572.6
11) 1272.1
12) 851.4
13) 430.7
14) 150.3
15) 180.3
16) 70.1
17) 30.1
18) 30.1
19) 10.0
20) 10.0
26) 10.0
Missing416 
TOTAL5943100.0
10) Your position in family (i.e. oldest, 3rd of 6, etc.) (BIRTHORD)
TOTAL%
1) 190631.3
2) 126620.8
3) 92015.1
4) 64710.6
5) 4317.1
6) 3035.0
7) 2113.5
8) 1582.6
9) 1011.7
10) 581.0
11) 480.8
12) 310.5
13) 110.2
14) 20.0
15) 10.0
16) 20.0
18) 10.0
27) 10.0
Missing261 
TOTAL6098100.0
11) MBTI type (MBTI_R)
TOTAL%
1) ENFJ1237.8
2) ENFP1549.7
3) ENTJ402.5
4) ENTP140.9
5) ESFJ1328.3
6) ESFP473.0
7) ESTJ432.7
8) ESTP70.4
9) INFJ21213.4
10) INFP23514.8
11) INTJ1056.6
12) ISTP462.9
13) ISFJ23114.6
14) ISFP573.6
15) ISTJ1257.9
16) ISTP150.9
Missing4773 
TOTAL1586100.0
12) Vocation: (VOCATN2)
TOTAL%
1) Sister335052.7
2) Brother141022.2
3) Priest159925.1
TOTAL6359100.0
13) Are you in formation? (FORMATN)
TOTAL%
0) No583293.4
1) Yes4136.6
Missing114 
TOTAL6245100.0
14) Are you permanently professed? (PROFESS)
TOTAL%
0) No3535.6
1) Yes596994.4
Missing37 
TOTAL6322100.0
15) Are you ordained? (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
0) No407772.9
1) Yes151627.1
Missing766 
TOTAL5593100.0
16) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED: In what year were you ordained? (YEARORD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14921961.13715
17) Number of years in religious life: (RELLIFE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL627837.47216
18) Year first entered religious life: (YR-ENTER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL62891952.08116
19) Age at entrance into religious life: (AGEENTER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL629920.626
20) Have you ever been a member of another congregation? (OTHRCONG)
TOTAL%
0) No607395.9
1) Yes2594.1
Missing27 
TOTAL6332100.0
21) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN A MEMBER OF ANOTHER CONGREGATION: How long in other congregation? (OTHRLENG)
TOTAL%
0) 41.7
1) 4518.8
2) 2610.8
3) 166.7
4) 125.0
5) 187.5
6) 114.6
7) 93.8
8) 31.3
9) 72.9
10) 62.5
11) 83.3
12) 20.8
13) 31.3
14) 52.1
15) 93.8
16) 62.5
17) 31.3
18) 41.7
19) 10.4
20) 31.3
21) 31.3
22) 52.1
23) 20.8
24) 20.8
25) 41.7
26) 31.3
27) 10.4
29) 20.8
30) 20.8
31) 10.4
32) 10.4
33) 20.8
34) 10.4
37) 10.4
38) 10.4
39) 10.4
41) 10.4
42) 10.4
45) 10.4
50) 20.8
53) 10.4
65) 10.4
Missing6119 
TOTAL240100.0
22) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN A MEMBER OF ANOTHER CONGREGATION: How long have you been a member of your present congregation? (PRESLENG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL48630.74918
23) Have you ever held a position of provincial, abbatial leader or other major superior in your congregation? (HELDPSTN)
TOTAL%
0) No553388.4
1) Yes72511.6
Missing101 
TOTAL6258100.0
24) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HELD A POSITION OF PROVINCIAL, ABBATIAL LEADER OR OTHER MAJOR SUPERIOR IN THEIR CONGREGATION: Please show which of the following office(s) you have held: (LEADOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Superior/Superioress General15522.7
3) Abbot/Abbess273.9
4) Provincial/Vicar Provincial14320.9
5) President of Congregation111.6
6) Prior/Prioress17625.7
7) Leadership Team (with equal authority)17225.1
Missing5675 
TOTAL684100.0
25) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HELD A POSITION OF PROVINCIAL, ABBATIAL LEADER OR OTHER MAJOR SUPERIOR IN THEIR CONGREGATION: Total years as a leader: (LEAD_YRS)
TOTAL%
0) 30.4
1) 375.1
2) 446.1
3) 8211.4
4) 466.4
5) 344.7
6) 14219.7
7) 304.2
8) 618.4
9) 466.4
10) 202.8
11) 111.5
12) 436.0
13) 60.8
14) 101.4
15) 152.1
16) 71.0
17) 71.0
18) 152.1
19) 40.6
20) 60.8
21) 40.6
22) 71.0
23) 20.3
24) 60.8
25) 60.8
26) 60.8
27) 30.4
28) 10.1
29) 20.3
30) 40.6
32) 20.3
33) 10.1
34) 20.3
35) 10.1
39) 10.1
40) 10.1
45) 20.3
46) 10.1
48) 10.1
Missing5637 
TOTAL722100.0
26) Tradition: (TRADTION)
TOTAL%
1) Apostolic389866.6
2) Monastic104117.8
3) Contemplative1753.0
4) Mendicant5499.4
5) Evangelical1943.3
Missing502 
TOTAL5857100.0
27) What is the highest level of education or degree you have completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Grade school1021.7
2) High school3035.1
3) Some college/Technical degree3225.4
4) Associate degree671.1
5) Bachelor's degree84914.2
6) Some graduate school5048.4
7) Master's degree317052.9
8) Doctoral degree4998.3
9) Other1793.0
Missing364 
TOTAL5995100.0
28) Was your most recent degree granted by a Catholic institution? (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) No155426.7
1) Yes426473.3
Missing541 
TOTAL5818100.0
29) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED A HIGHER DEGREE: What is the field of study that represents your highest qualification? If your highest degree is in more than one field, please select ONLY the choice that corresponds to your most RECENT degree. (DEGREE1)
TOTAL%
0) Does not apply2645.4
1) Medicine260.5
2) Law270.5
3) Biological Sciences901.8
4) Physical Sciences941.9
5) Social Sciences (including History)2925.9
6) Humanities (including Philosophy)49410.1
7) Mathematics1292.6
8) Engineering230.5
9) Education130526.6
10) Social work941.9
11) Agriculture and related subjects50.1
12) Business and administration1533.1
13) Theology and related subjects (church history, catechetics, etc.)112422.9
14) Art591.2
15) Counseling1873.8
16) Pastoral Counseling771.6
17) Health professions2064.2
18) Other2635.4
Missing1447 
TOTAL4912100.0
30) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A DEGREE PROGRAM, OR PLAN TO BEGIN FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME STUDY AT ANY COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY IN THE NEAR FUTURE: Indicate the field of study: (DEGREE2)
TOTAL%
0) Does not apply81447.4
1) Medicine100.6
2) Law40.2
3) Biological Sciences80.5
4) Physical Sciences20.1
5) Social Sciences (including History)211.2
6) Humanities (including Philosophy)352.0
7) Mathematics50.3
8) Engineering20.1
9) Education875.1
10) Social work352.0
11) Agriculture and related subjects10.1
12) Business and administration402.3
13) Theology and related subjects (church history, catechetics, etc.)37521.9
14) Art160.9
15) Counseling593.4
16) Pastoral Counseling794.6
17) Health professions352.0
18) Other885.1
Missing4643 
TOTAL1716100.0
31) The primary ministry in which you are currently involved: (MINISTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Parish ministry72012.3
2) Hospital administration270.5
3) Congregational/Provincial leadership881.5
4) Congregational/Provincial administration1262.2
5) Social service961.6
6) Educational administration3275.6
7) Higher education3556.1
8) Engineering140.2
9) Education118720.3
10) Health care3506.0
11) Communication571.0
12) Pastoral visiting of the elderly, hospice patients, or others1953.3
13) Agriculture400.7
14) Eucharistic ministry390.7
15) Business and finance1702.9
16) Art350.6
17) Retreat ministry1442.5
18) Prison ministry290.5
19) Social work741.3
20) Apostolate of prayer1793.1
21) Counseling981.7
22) Pastoral counseling571.0
23) Retirement4307.4
24) Formation/vocation1963.4
25) Peace and justice320.5
26) Other77513.3
Missing519 
TOTAL5840100.0
32) The ministry you intend to pursue in the future: (MINSTRY2)
TOTAL%
1) Parish ministry66813.5
2) Hospital administration190.4
3) Congregational/Provincial leadership160.3
4) Congregational/Provincial administration390.8
5) Social service721.5
6) Educational administration1663.4
7) Higher education2925.9
8) Engineering120.2
9) Education64713.1
10) Health care2234.5
11) Communication601.2
12) Pastoral visiting of the elderly, hospice patients, or others3507.1
13) Agriculture310.6
14) Eucharistic ministry611.2
15) Business and finance941.9
16) Art641.3
17) Retreat ministry1994.0
18) Prison ministry250.5
19) Social work941.9
20) Apostolate of prayer2905.9
21) Counseling1743.5
22) Pastoral counseling1372.8
23) Retirement56411.4
24) Formation/vocation841.7
25) Peace and justice961.9
26) Other4639.4
Missing1419 
TOTAL4940100.0
33) I work approximately _____ hours per week in my primary job. (HRSPERWK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL557639.72818
34) Over a typical week, how often is Eucharistic liturgy a part of your routine? (EUCHARIS)
TOTAL%
1) Every day400963.5
2) 5-6 times104816.6
3) 2-4 times80312.7
4) Once a week3766.0
5) Less than once a week450.7
6) Almost never280.4
Missing50 
TOTAL6309100.0
35) Over a typical week, how often is the Liturgy of the Hours a part of your routine? (LITHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Every day402664.0
2) 5-6 times87714.0
3) 2-4 times4707.5
4) Once a week841.3
5) Less than once a week1502.4
6) Almost never67910.8
Missing73 
TOTAL6286100.0
36) In what context do you usually find yourself at Eucharistic liturgy? (CONTEXT)
TOTAL%
1) Your local parish193131.2
2) Another parish3115.0
3) A religious congregation278845.1
4) Institution (e.g., school, hospital)62310.1
5) Covenant community2584.2
6) Other2744.4
Missing174 
TOTAL6185100.0
37) How often do you pray or meditate privately? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Seldom or never911.5
2) Only on very special occasions961.6
3) About once a week1722.8
4) Several times a week109618.0
5) Daily (regardless of number of times)458875.5
6) Other360.6
Missing280 
TOTAL6079100.0
38) Other than celebration of the Eucharist, how often do you pray with a group? (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Seldom or never3886.4
2) Only on very special occasions64610.7
3) About once a week4006.6
4) Several times a week143023.6
5) Daily (regardless of number of times)305950.5
6) Other1312.2
Missing305 
TOTAL6054100.0
39) Which of the following statements best describes your feelings? (FEELING)
TOTAL%
1) I find attending Mass has become so difficult for various reasons that I no longer attend.831.3
2) I find attending Mass is not difficult at all. It is usually a very important form of prayer and worship for me.447971.6
3) I find attending Mass difficult, but it remains a very important form of prayer and worship for me.135221.6
4) I find attending Mass is not difficult, but it is not a very important form of prayer and worship for me.3455.5
Missing100 
TOTAL6259100.0
40) At present I live: (NOWLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Alone5389.1
2) In a community with more than one other person of my congregation426272.0
3) With one other member of my congregation4718.0
4) With member(s) of other congregations (same sex)3455.8
5) In a mixed community of men and women religious420.7
6) In a community which includes men and women, married and celibate250.4
7) With an elderly or ill parent/relative380.6
8) Other1973.3
Missing441 
TOTAL5918100.0
41) In the future, I expect to live: (FUTRLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Alone3135.6
2) In a community with more than one other person of my congregation392870.0
3) With one other member of my congregation2634.7
4) With member(s) of other congregations (same sex)3255.8
5) In a mixed community of men and women religious1182.1
6) In a community which includes men and women, married and celibate2093.7
7) With an elderly or ill parent/relative390.7
8) Other4167.4
Missing748 
TOTAL5611100.0
42) Listed below are some statements about your present living situation. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement? -- I am satisfied with my present living situation. (SATISFC1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1422.3
2) Disagree4477.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree4337.0
4) Agree265442.7
5) Strongly agree254440.9
Missing139 
TOTAL6220100.0
43) Listed below are some statements about your present living situation. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement? -- My congregation allows me sufficient freedom in determining my living situation. (FREEDOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1893.1
2) Disagree4407.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree65110.6
4) Agree271844.4
5) Strongly agree211734.6
Missing244 
TOTAL6115100.0
44) Listed below are some statements about your present living situation. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement? -- My present living situation detracts from my prayer life. (DETRACTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree275645.5
2) Disagree224537.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree5348.8
4) Agree4126.8
5) Strongly agree1051.7
Missing307 
TOTAL6052100.0
45) Listed below are some statements about your present living situation. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement? -- My present living situation enhances my sense of belonging to my congregation. (ENHANCES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2063.4
2) Disagree4817.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree88614.5
4) Agree242439.6
5) Strongly agree212234.7
Missing240 
TOTAL6119100.0
46) Listed below are some statements about your present living situation. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement? -- Ministry is the primary factor in determining my living situation. (MINSTRY3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree5018.3
2) Disagree106717.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree85714.2
4) Agree208834.6
5) Strongly agree152425.2
Missing322 
TOTAL6037100.0
47) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Interested (INTERES)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all380.6
2) A little791.3
3) Moderately87914.4
4) Quite a bit361859.2
5) Extremely149424.5
Missing251 
TOTAL6108100.0
48) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Distressed (DISTRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all226737.8
2) A little235939.3
3) Moderately98216.4
4) Quite a bit3565.9
5) Extremely370.6
Missing358 
TOTAL6001100.0
49) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Excited (EXCITED)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all5699.5
2) A little91415.2
3) Moderately273345.5
4) Quite a bit157126.2
5) Extremely2143.6
Missing358 
TOTAL6001100.0
50) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Upset (UPSET)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all242840.4
2) A little235839.2
3) Moderately87014.5
4) Quite a bit3185.3
5) Extremely340.6
Missing351 
TOTAL6008100.0
51) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Strong (STRONG)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all2273.8
2) A little4677.8
3) Moderately246341.3
4) Quite a bit229538.5
5) Extremely5098.5
Missing398 
TOTAL5961100.0
52) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Guilty (GUILTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all338756.6
2) A little176529.5
3) Moderately5739.6
4) Quite a bit2303.8
5) Extremely260.4
Missing378 
TOTAL5981100.0
53) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Scared (SCARED)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all345657.8
2) A little173329.0
3) Moderately5298.8
4) Quite a bit2343.9
5) Extremely310.5
Missing376 
TOTAL5983100.0
54) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Hostile (HOSTILE)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all401167.2
2) A little141723.7
3) Moderately3946.6
4) Quite a bit1342.2
5) Extremely160.3
Missing387 
TOTAL5972100.0
55) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Enthusiastic (ENTUSIA)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all1232.0
2) A little3525.8
3) Moderately194632.2
4) Quite a bit279546.3
5) Extremely82513.7
Missing318 
TOTAL6041100.0
56) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Proud (PROUD)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all4537.5
2) A little100916.8
3) Moderately224037.3
4) Quite a bit180230.0
5) Extremely4988.3
Missing357 
TOTAL6002100.0
57) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Irritable (IRRITABL)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all198533.1
2) A little277046.2
3) Moderately92315.4
4) Quite a bit2874.8
5) Extremely270.5
Missing367 
TOTAL5992100.0
58) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Alert (ALERT)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all460.8
2) A little1803.0
3) Moderately153125.5
4) Quite a bit322453.7
5) Extremely102517.1
Missing353 
TOTAL6006100.0
59) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Ashamed (ASHAMED)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all413069.1
2) A little137022.9
3) Moderately3535.9
4) Quite a bit1061.8
5) Extremely150.3
Missing385 
TOTAL5974100.0
60) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Inspired (INSPIRED)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all2233.7
2) A little60310.0
3) Moderately219436.5
4) Quite a bit245540.8
5) Extremely5429.0
Missing342 
TOTAL6017100.0
61) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Nervous (NERVOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all235839.3
2) A little219436.6
3) Moderately93815.6
4) Quite a bit4467.4
5) Extremely581.0
Missing365 
TOTAL5994100.0
62) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Determined (DETERMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all611.0
2) A little2524.2
3) Moderately139623.2
4) Quite a bit296849.3
5) Extremely133922.3
Missing343 
TOTAL6016100.0
63) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Attentive (ATTENT)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all360.6
2) A little1542.6
3) Moderately144624.0
4) Quite a bit333855.5
5) Extremely104517.4
Missing340 
TOTAL6019100.0
64) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Jittery (JITTERY)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all369161.9
2) A little156526.2
3) Moderately5028.4
4) Quite a bit1823.1
5) Extremely260.4
Missing393 
TOTAL5966100.0
65) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Active (ACTIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all530.9
2) A little1803.0
3) Moderately126120.9
4) Quite a bit278846.1
5) Extremely176029.1
Missing317 
TOTAL6042100.0
66) This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Indicate to what extent you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on the average. -- Afraid (AFRAID)
TOTAL%
1) Very slightly or not at all325954.4
2) A little197733.0
3) Moderately5198.7
4) Quite a bit2003.3
5) Extremely320.5
Missing372 
TOTAL5987100.0
67) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- The role of religious in the Church is sufficiently clear to me. (ROLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1863.0
2) Disagree108117.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree89614.3
4) Agree304748.5
5) Strongly agree107517.1
Missing74 
TOTAL6285100.0
68) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- Religious life is not as important as it once was to the Church. (IMPORTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree179428.5
2) Disagree219634.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree5679.0
4) Agree146823.3
5) Strongly agree2664.2
Missing68 
TOTAL6291100.0
69) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- The laity have assumed most of the responsibilities previously held by religious. (LAITY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3455.5
2) Disagree205232.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree154824.7
4) Agree207633.1
5) Strongly agree2494.0
Missing89 
TOTAL6270100.0
70) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- I know what it means to be a religious in the Church today. (MEANING1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1031.6
2) Disagree63210.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree102516.3
4) Agree338654.0
5) Strongly agree112718.0
Missing86 
TOTAL6273100.0
71) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- Women religious are essentially lay women who choose to live the common life and to profess vows. (WMN_REL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree5929.6
2) Disagree134721.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree80213.0
4) Agree268543.4
5) Strongly agree75812.3
Missing175 
TOTAL6184100.0
72) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- Religious priests regard their priesthood as more important than they regard membership in their congregation. (PRIEST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2213.8
2) Disagree118520.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree241341.3
4) Agree153726.3
5) Strongly agree4878.3
Missing516 
TOTAL5843100.0
73) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- My life as a religious is more meaningful to me today than it was in the past. (MEANING2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1762.8
2) Disagree81913.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree105416.7
4) Agree265042.1
5) Strongly agree159825.4
Missing62 
TOTAL6297100.0
74) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- I am satisfied with the job that I currently hold. (SATISFC2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1061.7
2) Disagree3595.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree5058.1
4) Agree328552.9
5) Strongly agree195231.4
Missing152 
TOTAL6207100.0
75) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- I think being a religious is important to the job I hold. (IMP_JOB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2333.8
2) Disagree62610.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree90414.6
4) Agree257141.7
5) Strongly agree183829.8
Missing187 
TOTAL6172100.0
76) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- If I had to do it all over again, I would still choose to become a religious. (CHOOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree831.3
2) Disagree2243.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree6239.9
4) Agree205232.6
5) Strongly agree330752.6
Missing70 
TOTAL6289100.0
77) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- I would encourage others to pursue a vocation in my congregation today. (VOCATN3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1592.5
2) Disagree4757.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree83113.2
4) Agree267942.6
5) Strongly agree214634.1
Missing69 
TOTAL6290100.0
78) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- Religious brothers are essentially lay men who choose to live the common life and to profess vows. (REL_BRO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree4878.2
2) Disagree103917.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree94916.0
4) Agree264244.6
5) Strongly agree80213.5
Missing440 
TOTAL5919100.0
79) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- My congregation inspires the very best in me. (INSPIRES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1562.5
2) Disagree68210.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree120019.1
4) Agree291146.3
5) Strongly agree134021.3
Missing70 
TOTAL6289100.0
80) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- Leadership in my congregation inspires my loyalty. (LEADSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2934.7
2) Disagree77812.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree125720.2
4) Agree273043.8
5) Strongly agree117918.9
Missing122 
TOTAL6237100.0
81) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- I am careful to use opportunities to nurture my spiritual life. (OPPORTUN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree150.2
2) Disagree3826.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree74211.8
4) Agree374459.6
5) Strongly agree139922.3
Missing77 
TOTAL6282100.0
82) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- The vows have been a great source of freedom for me. (VOWS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree741.2
2) Disagree4467.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree126420.2
4) Agree310149.6
5) Strongly agree136921.9
Missing105 
TOTAL6254100.0
83) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- I believe that in the future other vows will substitute for the traditional vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. (VOWS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree113418.2
2) Disagree189030.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree210033.7
4) Agree91814.7
5) Strongly agree1943.1
Missing123 
TOTAL6236100.0
84) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- I feel adequately prepared to work with the poor. (POOR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3415.5
2) Disagree189130.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree137722.2
4) Agree202532.7
5) Strongly agree5659.1
Missing160 
TOTAL6199100.0
85) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- I meet regularly with a spiritual guide or spiritual director. (SPRGUIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree77312.5
2) Disagree222535.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree87114.1
4) Agree157725.5
5) Strongly agree74612.0
Missing167 
TOTAL6192100.0
86) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- Some agreed upon structure is important to effectively living the common life. (STRUCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree450.7
2) Disagree1802.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree4296.8
4) Agree375860.0
5) Strongly agree185629.6
Missing91 
TOTAL6268100.0
87) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- My personal preference would be (is) to live alone. (LVEALONE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree289646.0
2) Disagree218234.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree5298.4
4) Agree4316.8
5) Strongly agree2554.1
Missing66 
TOTAL6293100.0
88) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- A diversity of ministries makes living a community life difficult. (DIVERSTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree88314.0
2) Disagree240538.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree125520.0
4) Agree142122.6
5) Strongly agree3255.2
Missing70 
TOTAL6289100.0
89) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- That which most unites community members is their commitment to a single ministry. (UNITES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree140822.5
2) Disagree278844.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree99715.9
4) Agree86113.7
5) Strongly agree2123.4
Missing93 
TOTAL6266100.0
90) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- I derive great satisfaction from living with other religious. (SATISFC3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1011.6
2) Disagree4166.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree117118.7
4) Agree324051.7
5) Strongly agree133821.4
Missing93 
TOTAL6266100.0
91) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- The future will see more communities of men and women living together. (FUTURE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree70011.2
2) Disagree114918.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree253940.7
4) Agree159225.5
5) Strongly agree2564.1
Missing123 
TOTAL6236100.0
92) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- Personality differences make living in common difficult. (DIFFRNC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1171.9
2) Disagree75512.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree103616.5
4) Agree367058.3
5) Strongly agree71711.4
Missing64 
TOTAL6295100.0
93) Please indicate your agreement with the following statements by circling the appropriate response. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers. -- Common life requires that someone in the group take a position of leadership (e.g., a local superior). (COMMNLFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3084.9
2) Disagree95815.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree66810.6
4) Agree285045.3
5) Strongly agree151424.0
Missing61 
TOTAL6298100.0
94) Consider the three traditional vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Please rank the vows in order of the meaning they hold for you, with 1 signifying the most meaningful for you and 3 signifying the least meaningful for you. -- Poverty (POVRTY1)
TOTAL%
1) Most meaningful181430.6
2) 195733.1
3) Least meaningful215036.3
Missing438 
TOTAL5921100.0
95) Consider the three traditional vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Please rank the vows in order of the meaning they hold for you, with 1 signifying the most meaningful for you and 3 signifying the least meaningful for you. -- Chastity (CHASTY1)
TOTAL%
1) Most meaningful225338.2
2) 194633.0
3) Least meaningful169628.8
Missing464 
TOTAL5895100.0
96) Consider the three traditional vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Please rank the vows in order of the meaning they hold for you, with 1 signifying the most meaningful for you and 3 signifying the least meaningful for you. -- Obedience (OBEDIEN1)
TOTAL%
1) Most meaningful242940.9
2) 160427.0
3) Least meaningful190432.1
Missing422 
TOTAL5937100.0
97) Consider the three traditional vows of poverty, chastity, and Obedience. Please rank the vows in order of the difficulty you experience living them, with 1 signifying the most difficult for you to live and 3 signifying the least difficult for you to live. -- Poverty (POVRTY2)
TOTAL%
1) Most difficult176429.8
2) 215236.4
3) Least difficult199433.7
Missing449 
TOTAL5910100.0
98) Consider the three traditional vows of poverty, chastity, and Obedience. Please rank the vows in order of the difficulty you experience living them, with 1 signifying the most difficult for you to live and 3 signifying the least difficult for you to live. -- Chastity (CHASTY2)
TOTAL%
1) Most difficult217236.9
2) 159327.1
3) Least difficult211836.0
Missing476 
TOTAL5883100.0
99) Consider the three traditional vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Please rank the vows in order of the difficulty you experience living them, with 1 signifying the most difficult for you to live and 3 signifying the least difficult for you to live. -- Obedience (OBEDIEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Most difficult195733.1
2) 185431.4
3) Least difficult209935.5
Missing449 
TOTAL5910100.0
100) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I feel I am an important part of my congregation. (IMP_PART)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1482.3
2) Disagree4907.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree69711.0
4) Agree346854.9
5) Strongly agree151023.9
Missing46 
TOTAL6313100.0
101) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- My opinions are considered in decisions made about my congregation. (OPINION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2524.0
2) Disagree77912.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree121819.4
4) Agree333052.9
5) Strongly agree71511.4
Missing65 
TOTAL6294100.0
102) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I would like to have more influence in establishing the future of my congregation. (INFLUEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1252.0
2) Disagree105016.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree224235.7
4) Agree232437.0
5) Strongly agree5448.7
Missing74 
TOTAL6285100.0
103) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I feel isolated from the important things happening in my congregation. (ISOLATE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree97815.5
2) Disagree308749.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree106516.9
4) Agree92914.8
5) Strongly agree2373.8
Missing63 
TOTAL6296100.0
104) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I am willing to participate in implementing decisions of my congregation. (DECISION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree430.7
2) Disagree2303.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree67810.8
4) Agree424567.5
5) Strongly agree109617.4
Missing67 
TOTAL6292100.0
105) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- My congregation has clear policies (e.g. personnel procedures) that assist me as I make choices about my work and ministry. (POLICY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2534.0
2) Disagree92814.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree106417.0
4) Agree317050.6
5) Strongly agree85613.7
Missing88 
TOTAL6271100.0
106) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- Lines of accountability within my congregation are clear. (ACCTABLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1923.1
2) Disagree93414.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree91614.6
4) Agree349855.6
5) Strongly agree75412.0
Missing65 
TOTAL6294100.0
107) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- When I am uncertain about something within my congregation, I know exactly with whom to speak to have it clarified. (UNCERTN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1792.8
2) Disagree71911.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree64810.3
4) Agree354256.2
5) Strongly agree121519.3
Missing56 
TOTAL6303100.0
108) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I look forward to being with members of my congregation. (MEMBRS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree320.5
2) Disagree1802.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree5478.7
4) Agree370658.8
5) Strongly agree184029.2
Missing54 
TOTAL6305100.0
109) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I am personally involved in my congregation. (INVOLV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree540.9
2) Disagree3756.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree66510.6
4) Agree380560.4
5) Strongly agree139822.2
Missing62 
TOTAL6297100.0
110) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- The important things that happen to me directly involve my congregation. (INVOLV2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1021.6
2) Disagree84613.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree149924.0
4) Agree297047.5
5) Strongly agree83413.3
Missing108 
TOTAL6251100.0
111) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- Members of my congregation agree on what our congregation's goals are. (GOALS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2864.5
2) Disagree145023.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree135421.5
4) Agree262441.7
5) Strongly agree5749.1
Missing71 
TOTAL6288100.0
112) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- Declaring a homosexual orientation would not exclude an individual from being admitted to my congregation. (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree86014.1
2) Disagree133822.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree221036.3
4) Agree143823.6
5) Strongly agree2363.9
Missing277 
TOTAL6082100.0
113) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- Although there is increasing talk about religious working with the poor, I feel little commitment to that. (POOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree94415.1
2) Disagree230836.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree108117.3
4) Agree167626.8
5) Strongly agree2564.1
Missing94 
TOTAL6265100.0
114) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I am willing to contribute more than is normally expected in order to help my congregation fulfill its mission. (CONTRIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree250.4
2) Disagree2624.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree91514.6
4) Agree390562.2
5) Strongly agree116718.6
Missing85 
TOTAL6274100.0
115) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I feel little loyalty to my congregation. (LOYAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree275444.0
2) Disagree253140.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree3014.8
4) Agree4447.1
5) Strongly agree2273.6
Missing102 
TOTAL6257100.0
116) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I find that my values and my congregation's values are similar. (VALUE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1091.7
2) Disagree5238.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree88414.1
4) Agree370659.2
5) Strongly agree103816.6
Missing99 
TOTAL6260100.0
117) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- Members of minority groups may feel uneasy in my congregation. (MINORTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree5819.3
2) Disagree207533.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree138122.0
4) Agree194431.0
5) Strongly agree2854.5
Missing93 
TOTAL6266100.0
118) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I intend to remain a member of my congregation for the rest of my life. (INTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree410.7
2) Disagree701.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree4256.7
4) Agree194730.9
5) Strongly agree381960.6
Missing57 
TOTAL6302100.0
119) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I am proud to tell others that I am part of my congregation. (PROUD2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree260.4
2) Disagree921.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree3836.1
4) Agree230536.6
5) Strongly agree349455.5
Missing59 
TOTAL6300100.0
120) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- It would take little change in my present circumstances to cause me to leave my congregation. (LEAV_CON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree320251.2
2) Disagree220635.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree3796.1
4) Agree2834.5
5) Strongly agree1853.0
Missing104 
TOTAL6255100.0
121) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- There is little to be gained by remaining with my congregation indefinitely. (STAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree354456.3
2) Disagree211433.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree3375.4
4) Agree1712.7
5) Strongly agree1262.0
Missing67 
TOTAL6292100.0
122) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- Often, I find it difficult to agree with my congregation's policies on important matters relating to its members. (AGREE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree129920.7
2) Disagree286845.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree100516.0
4) Agree93114.8
5) Strongly agree1802.9
Missing76 
TOTAL6283100.0
123) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- Inclusion of lay associates as members of my congregation may undermine what it means to be a member of my congregation. (LAITY2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree155524.9
2) Disagree250740.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree122219.5
4) Agree71411.4
5) Strongly agree2554.1
Missing106 
TOTAL6253100.0
124) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I care about the future of my congregation. (FUTUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree280.4
2) Disagree350.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree1232.0
4) Agree207432.9
5) Strongly agree404664.2
Missing53 
TOTAL6306100.0
125) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- For me this is the best of all possible congregations to which I could belong. (BEST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree601.0
2) Disagree2594.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree79112.6
4) Agree204532.6
5) Strongly agree311249.7
Missing92 
TOTAL6267100.0
126) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- Deciding to enter this congregation was a mistake on my part. (MISTAKE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree412865.6
2) Disagree177628.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree2594.1
4) Agree851.4
5) Strongly agree440.7
Missing67 
TOTAL6292100.0
127) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- My closest friends are members of my religious congregation. (FRIEND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1963.1
2) Disagree104516.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree91714.6
4) Agree262341.7
5) Strongly agree151424.1
Missing64 
TOTAL6295100.0
128) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- The mission of my congregation is clear. (MISSION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1211.9
2) Disagree6019.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree81012.9
4) Agree323451.4
5) Strongly agree152524.2
Missing68 
TOTAL6291100.0
129) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? For each, choose the response which best fits your present thinking. -- I would prefer to work outside the corporate commitment of my congregation. (OUT_CONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree187529.8
2) Disagree277344.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree97715.5
4) Agree4997.9
5) Strongly agree1602.5
Missing75 
TOTAL6284100.0
130) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- I know what is expected of me as a religious. (EXPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree160.3
2) Disagree2403.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree4236.7
4) Agree402663.9
5) Strongly agree159225.3
Missing62 
TOTAL6297100.0
131) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- In general, it is easy to work with the hierarchy in the Church. (HEIRARCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree83613.3
2) Disagree158325.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree156524.9
4) Agree197731.4
5) Strongly agree3325.3
Missing66 
TOTAL6293100.0
132) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- Being a religious presents challenges that I enjoy. (CHALLNGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree260.4
2) Disagree2594.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree97815.6
4) Agree409765.2
5) Strongly agree92614.7
Missing73 
TOTAL6286100.0
133) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- Being a religious gives meaning to my life in a way no other vocation can. (MEANING3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree580.9
2) Disagree3185.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree69511.1
4) Agree311249.8
5) Strongly agree207133.1
Missing105 
TOTAL6254100.0
134) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- Religious in this country are at the service of the institutional Church. (INSTIT_C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1802.9
2) Disagree88014.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree156525.1
4) Agree298747.9
5) Strongly agree62910.1
Missing118 
TOTAL6241100.0
135) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- In general, there is conflict between religious and the laity. (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree92514.7
2) Disagree382560.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree114518.2
4) Agree3305.3
5) Strongly agree580.9
Missing76 
TOTAL6283100.0
136) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- The bishops of the Church should be influential in determining the future of religious life. (BISHOP2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree126720.2
2) Disagree209633.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree149923.9
4) Agree118819.0
5) Strongly agree2183.5
Missing91 
TOTAL6268100.0
137) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- Congregations should consider merging when they are too small to carry out their mission. (MERGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1392.2
2) Disagree4707.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree153324.4
4) Agree347855.4
5) Strongly agree65510.4
Missing84 
TOTAL6275100.0
138) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- It is necessary for religious to work together with the hierarchy of the Church so that the mission of the Church can be accomplished. (MISSION2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree931.5
2) Disagree3545.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree71211.3
4) Agree376359.8
5) Strongly agree137321.8
Missing64 
TOTAL6295100.0
139) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- In general, members of the Church hierarchy have a clear picture of what religious do. (CLR_PICT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree100315.9
2) Disagree253640.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree142422.6
4) Agree118018.7
5) Strongly agree1512.4
Missing65 
TOTAL6294100.0
140) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- It is necessary for religious to work together with the laity so that the mission of the Church can be accomplished. (LAITY3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree290.5
2) Disagree500.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree2443.9
4) Agree373759.3
5) Strongly agree224235.6
Missing57 
TOTAL6302100.0
141) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- The institutional Church must clarify the role of religious for religious life to remain viable. (ROLES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree62610.0
2) Disagree160325.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree154824.8
4) Agree197931.7
5) Strongly agree4947.9
Missing109 
TOTAL6250100.0
142) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- In general, members of the laity have a clear picture of what religious do. (LAITY4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree73411.7
2) Disagree358056.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree124019.7
4) Agree67710.8
5) Strongly agree570.9
Missing71 
TOTAL6288100.0
143) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- What happens in the institutional Church is very important to me. (IMPORT2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1432.3
2) Disagree5198.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree79512.7
4) Agree342454.6
5) Strongly agree138822.1
Missing90 
TOTAL6269100.0
144) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- In general, members of the laity are easy to work with. (LAITY5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree270.4
2) Disagree2594.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree119719.1
4) Agree422967.3
5) Strongly agree5709.1
Missing77 
TOTAL6282100.0
145) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- The role of religious in the Church was clearer before laity became involved in the Church. (ROLES2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree4206.7
2) Disagree222935.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree172227.4
4) Agree171527.3
5) Strongly agree1923.1
Missing81 
TOTAL6278100.0
146) Listed below are some statements regarding aspects of life as a religious. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each statement as a description of religious life as you experience it? -- In general, there is conflict between religious and the hierarchical Church. (CONFLIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3004.8
2) Disagree185829.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree191130.5
4) Agree180928.8
5) Strongly agree3966.3
Missing85 
TOTAL6274100.0
147) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My current work in ministry (WORK)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied440.7
2) Dissatisfied2063.3
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied4036.5
4) Satisfied317250.9
5) Very satisfied241138.7
Missing123 
TOTAL6236100.0
148) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My personal health (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied731.2
2) Dissatisfied5929.4
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied5408.6
4) Satisfied383060.7
5) Very satisfied127420.2
Missing50 
TOTAL6309100.0
149) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My spiritual life (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied280.4
2) Dissatisfied78312.4
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied102416.2
4) Satisfied375459.6
5) Very satisfied71411.3
Missing56 
TOTAL6303100.0
150) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My psychological stability (PSYSTABL)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied170.3
2) Dissatisfied2594.1
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied5068.1
4) Satisfied434469.2
5) Very satisfied115418.4
Missing79 
TOTAL6280100.0
151) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My sexual integration (SEX_INTG)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied380.6
2) Dissatisfied4266.9
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied73311.9
4) Satisfied396964.6
5) Very satisfied97915.9
Missing214 
TOTAL6145100.0
152) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My relationships with peers (RELAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied180.3
2) Dissatisfied3155.0
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied5048.0
4) Satisfied430868.6
5) Very satisfied113418.1
Missing80 
TOTAL6279100.0
153) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My current living situation (LIV_SIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied881.4
2) Dissatisfied4527.2
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied5859.3
4) Satisfied349155.5
5) Very satisfied167726.6
Missing66 
TOTAL6293100.0
154) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My opportunities for continuing education (EDUC_CON)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied490.8
2) Dissatisfied2063.3
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied97115.7
4) Satisfied351957.0
5) Very satisfied142423.1
Missing190 
TOTAL6169100.0
155) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My opportunities for continuing formation (FORM_CON)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied420.7
2) Dissatisfied2894.7
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied113918.6
4) Satisfied355657.9
5) Very satisfied111418.1
Missing219 
TOTAL6140100.0
156) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My relationships with members of my local community (RELAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied480.8
2) Dissatisfied3956.3
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied73111.7
4) Satisfied379060.5
5) Very satisfied129920.7
Missing96 
TOTAL6263100.0
157) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My relationship with my local superior (RELAT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied881.5
2) Dissatisfied2955.0
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied92415.6
4) Satisfied314453.2
5) Very satisfied146224.7
Missing446 
TOTAL5913100.0
158) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My relationship with my major superior (RELAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied1141.8
2) Dissatisfied3175.1
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied70211.3
4) Satisfied337054.0
5) Very satisfied173527.8
Missing121 
TOTAL6238100.0
159) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My competence in the work that I perform for the Church (COMPETNC)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied80.1
2) Dissatisfied1462.3
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied5599.0
4) Satisfied383361.6
5) Very satisfied167526.9
Missing138 
TOTAL6221100.0
160) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My role as a religious in the Church today (ROLES3)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied240.4
2) Dissatisfied2674.2
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied77512.3
4) Satisfied399563.4
5) Very satisfied124019.7
Missing58 
TOTAL6301100.0
161) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My relationship with the laity with whom I work (LAITY6)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied70.1
2) Dissatisfied631.0
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied5649.1
4) Satisfied377961.0
5) Very satisfied178428.8
Missing162 
TOTAL6197100.0
162) Indicate your level of satisfaction with the various aspects of your life as a religious. -- My relationship with my congregation (RELAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied370.6
2) Dissatisfied2183.5
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied5468.7
4) Satisfied368258.5
5) Very satisfied181228.8
Missing64 
TOTAL6295100.0
163) By the year 1995, I will still be a member of my religious congregation. (MEMBER1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely not580.9
2) Undecided2153.4
3) Probably109517.4
4) Definitely493278.3
Missing59 
TOTAL6300100.0
164) I intend to remain a member of my religious congregation (MEMBER2)
TOTAL%
1) For the rest of my life529484.0
2) Until I discern God calling me elsewhere83213.2
3) For at least 5 years170.3
4) For only a short time300.5
5) Undecided1312.1
Missing55 
TOTAL6304100.0
165) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- My congregation is moving in a direction that conflicts with my calling/values/vision. (LEAVE1)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely119956.1
2) Second most likely62229.1
3) Third most likely31714.8
Missing4221 
TOTAL2138100.0
166) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- I feel called to a lifestyle that is more life-giving. (LEAVE2)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely48037.8
2) Second most likely42233.3
3) Third most likely36728.9
Missing5090 
TOTAL1269100.0
167) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- My congregation no longer meets my needs. Therefore, I choose to leave. (LEAVE3)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely14823.4
2) Second most likely18429.1
3) Third most likely30147.6
Missing5726 
TOTAL633100.0
168) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- I see little hope for the future of religious life. (LEAVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely16326.4
2) Second most likely17227.9
3) Third most likely28245.7
Missing5742 
TOTAL617100.0
169) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- My congregation has become so middle class that the vow of poverty is no longer meaningful. (LEAVE5)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely21425.3
2) Second most likely34240.4
3) Third most likely29034.3
Missing5513 
TOTAL846100.0
170) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- I no longer feel called to the simplicity of life that the vow of poverty requires. (LEAVE6)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely9422.2
2) Second most likely12730.0
3) Third most likely20347.9
Missing5935 
TOTAL424100.0
171) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- I seek a more intimate relationship which is incompatible with my current commitment to celibacy/chastity. (LEAVE7)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely51644.2
2) Second most likely31326.8
3) Third most likely33829.0
Missing5192 
TOTAL1167100.0
172) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- I need greater independence from authority and more personal freedom than the vow of obedience entails. (LEAVE8)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely16926.2
2) Second most likely20932.5
3) Third most likely26641.3
Missing5715 
TOTAL644100.0
173) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- I cannot continue my affiliation with the institutional Church. (LEAVE9)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely22830.3
2) Second most likely21628.7
3) Third most likely30941.0
Missing5606 
TOTAL753100.0
174) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- Our diminished size jeopardizes the effectiveness of our congregational structures. (LEAVE10)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely18625.8
2) Second most likely24734.3
3) Third most likely28839.9
Missing5638 
TOTAL721100.0
175) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- The role of religious in the Church is no longer unique or distinct. (LAVE11)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely13623.0
2) Second most likely19032.1
3) Third most likely26644.9
Missing5767 
TOTAL592100.0
176) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- I experience my congregation as a dysfunctional system. Therefore, I choose to leave. (LEAVE12)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely33928.9
2) Second most likely39133.4
3) Third most likely44237.7
Missing5187 
TOTAL1172100.0
177) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- I cannot envision any reason for ever leaving my congregation. (LEAVE13)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely289890.4
2) Second most likely1304.1
3) Third most likely1765.5
Missing3155 
TOTAL3204100.0
178) A list of possible reasons for leaving your congregation follows. Please read the list and consider the following question. In your response, you may choose up to three reasons. Place a 1 next to the most likely reason. Should you have additional reasons, write 2 and 3 next to the second and third most likely reasons. If I should ever decide to leave my congregation, it probably would be for the following reason -- Other (LEAVE14)
TOTAL%
1) Most likely30071.1
2) Second most likely8419.9
3) Third most likely389.0
Missing5937 
TOTAL422100.0
179) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Religious life is a purely human phenomenon subject to radical reconsideration even to the point of allowing its disappearance. (RLGSLF1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree215734.6
2) Disagree244239.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree72511.6
4) Agree72111.6
5) Strongly agree1923.1
Missing122 
TOTAL6237100.0
180) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Church institutions provide a conduit for the effective exercise of ministry by religious. (RLGSLF2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1442.3
2) Disagree84613.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree147323.8
4) Agree333153.8
5) Strongly agree4016.5
Missing164 
TOTAL6195100.0
181) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Poverty means dependence on the congregation for all of one's material needs. (RLGSLF3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree4777.6
2) Disagree169427.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree96915.4
4) Agree251040.0
5) Strongly agree62710.0
Missing82 
TOTAL6277100.0
182) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- For religious life to be relevant today, there should be a re-emphasis of its contemplative dimension. (RLGSLF4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree881.4
2) Disagree64310.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree131220.9
4) Agree316750.5
5) Strongly agree106417.0
Missing85 
TOTAL6274100.0
183) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Various congregations with the same apostolates or similar ways of life should be merged or united. (RLGSLF5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree4547.2
2) Disagree226636.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree236937.7
4) Agree105916.9
5) Strongly agree1292.1
Missing82 
TOTAL6277100.0
184) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- I would be pleased if the changes that continue in religious life would slow down or cease. (RLGSLF6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree72611.6
2) Disagree253240.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree177528.3
4) Agree102516.3
5) Strongly agree2223.5
Missing79 
TOTAL6280100.0
185) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Religious life has been a major factor in my ministerial happiness and success. (RLGSLF7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree400.6
2) Disagree2504.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree4537.2
4) Agree369658.7
5) Strongly agree186229.6
Missing58 
TOTAL6301100.0
186) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- The vow of chastity is so essential to religious life that religious life would not survive without it. (RLGSLF8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1622.6
2) Disagree96315.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree106917.0
4) Agree260441.3
5) Strongly agree150023.8
Missing61 
TOTAL6298100.0
187) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- In my experience as a religious, I see that there is seldom, if ever, any real conflict for men religious between being a member of a congregation and being an effective priest. (RLGSLF9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2273.8
2) Disagree117619.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree177629.9
4) Agree221437.2
5) Strongly agree5539.3
Missing413 
TOTAL5946100.0
188) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- In the future, temporary commitment will be the norm for religious life. (RLGSLF10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree65610.4
2) Disagree212033.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree229336.4
4) Agree109717.4
5) Strongly agree1262.0
Missing67 
TOTAL6292100.0
189) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- A religious congregation should require that its members live together. (RLGSLF11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree4156.6
2) Disagree174427.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree149423.7
4) Agree208733.1
5) Strongly agree5719.0
Missing48 
TOTAL6311100.0
190) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Poverty requires members of a congregation to contribute their income to the congregation or local house. (RLGSLF12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree470.7
2) Disagree3044.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree5158.1
4) Agree412565.3
5) Strongly agree132921.0
Missing39 
TOTAL6320100.0
191) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Each member of the congregation should be allowed to involve herself/himself in various movements and demonstrations without hindrance from her/his community. (RLGSLF13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree4336.9
2) Disagree222435.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree172227.4
4) Agree170227.0
5) Strongly agree2153.4
Missing63 
TOTAL6296100.0
192) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- In its efforts toward renewal, my congregation has not recaptured the original spirit of our Founder/ress. (RLGSLF14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree103816.5
2) Disagree320650.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree97415.5
4) Agree88514.1
5) Strongly agree1933.1
Missing63 
TOTAL6296100.0
193) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- I have been faithful to my vow of obedience. (RLGSLF15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree170.3
2) Disagree1432.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree4497.1
4) Agree426467.8
5) Strongly agree142022.6
Missing66 
TOTAL6293100.0
194) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Updating has created disorder and confusion which is harmful to my congregation. (RLGSLF16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree102116.2
2) Disagree329752.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree109317.4
4) Agree72911.6
5) Strongly agree1442.3
Missing75 
TOTAL6284100.0
195) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- I have been faithful to my vow of chastity. (RLGSLF17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1051.7
2) Disagree80612.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree62710.0
4) Agree324251.6
5) Strongly agree150323.9
Missing76 
TOTAL6283100.0
196) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Religious life is so tied to institutions that its prophetic role is almost snuffed out. (RLGSLF18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree5659.0
2) Disagree304048.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree142822.8
4) Agree103716.6
5) Strongly agree1873.0
Missing102 
TOTAL6257100.0
197) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Renewal in my congregation has been marginal. (RLGSLF19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree93314.9
2) Disagree357757.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree79812.7
4) Agree85113.6
5) Strongly agree1081.7
Missing92 
TOTAL6267100.0
198) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Each local community should have the right to choose its own members. (RLGSLF20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree67810.8
2) Disagree215134.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree153624.5
4) Agree155124.8
5) Strongly agree3455.5
Missing98 
TOTAL6261100.0
199) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- A religious congregation should require uniformity in dress for its members. (RLGSLF21)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree184929.3
2) Disagree202932.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree96215.2
4) Agree103316.4
5) Strongly agree4366.9
Missing50 
TOTAL6309100.0
200) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- At the time of my perpetual vows, I was well aware of the implications of my vow of chastity. (RLGSLF22)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2143.4
2) Disagree94315.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree4226.8
4) Agree312850.1
5) Strongly agree153524.6
Missing117 
TOTAL6242100.0
201) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Optional celibacy for religious would hamper vocations to religious life. (RLGSLF23)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2954.7
2) Disagree117718.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree148823.8
4) Agree218334.9
5) Strongly agree111217.8
Missing104 
TOTAL6255100.0
202) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Poverty shields religious from the realistic cares of everyday human living. (RLGSLF24)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree6179.8
2) Disagree237137.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree97815.5
4) Agree197731.4
5) Strongly agree3485.5
Missing68 
TOTAL6291100.0
203) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- The leadership conferences of women and men religious (LCWR & CMSM) should consider forming one conference of major superiors. (RLGSLF25)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3505.6
2) Disagree125620.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree282045.4
4) Agree149624.1
5) Strongly agree2934.7
Missing144 
TOTAL6215100.0
204) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- The spirit of poverty is meaningless without poverty in fact. (RLGSLF26)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2383.8
2) Disagree214034.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree95015.1
4) Agree240038.1
5) Strongly agree5638.9
Missing68 
TOTAL6291100.0
205) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- For religious life to be relevant today, there should be a return to stricter discipline. (RLGSLF27)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree67710.7
2) Disagree252140.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree140922.4
4) Agree144923.0
5) Strongly agree2483.9
Missing55 
TOTAL6304100.0
206) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- I have been faithful to my vow of poverty. (RLGSLF28)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree300.5
2) Disagree75312.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree98515.7
4) Agree382960.8
5) Strongly agree69611.1
Missing66 
TOTAL6293100.0
207) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- All major superiors should be elected directly by the entire religious membership. (RLGSLF29)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1582.5
2) Disagree112317.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree114718.3
4) Agree268042.7
5) Strongly agree116618.6
Missing85 
TOTAL6274100.0
208) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Religious life is a permanent element in the Church. (RLGSLF30)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree570.9
2) Disagree4377.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree126120.1
4) Agree325251.8
5) Strongly agree127520.3
Missing77 
TOTAL6282100.0
209) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- There is no need for a local superior in a community of mature religious. (RLGSLF31)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree123819.7
2) Disagree282044.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree73611.7
4) Agree115818.4
5) Strongly agree3395.4
Missing68 
TOTAL6291100.0
210) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- Looking over the last twenty years, renewal has left me disenchanted with religious life. (RLGSLF32)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree141422.5
2) Disagree349655.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree89314.2
4) Agree3575.7
5) Strongly agree1131.8
Missing86 
TOTAL6273100.0
211) Below are some statements about the nature and relevance of religious life. For each, choose the response which best fits your PRESENT thinking. -- In the future, lifelong commitment for religious life will be the norm for religious life. (RLGSLF33)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1372.2
2) Disagree119819.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree230736.7
4) Agree212033.7
5) Strongly agree5248.3
Missing73 
TOTAL6286100.0
212) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A sense of being in the presence of God (EXPRNC1)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always202432.0
2) Fairly often283244.7
3) Sometimes104716.5
4) Once in a while3796.0
5) Not at all470.7
Missing30 
TOTAL6329100.0
213) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A feeling of being afraid of God (EXPRNC2)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always430.7
2) Fairly often1592.5
3) Sometimes86313.7
4) Once in a while167626.6
5) Not at all356356.5
Missing55 
TOTAL6304100.0
214) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A feeling of great hope about the future of religious life (EXPRNC3)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always63910.2
2) Fairly often182629.1
3) Sometimes218734.8
4) Once in a while119319.0
5) Not at all4397.0
Missing75 
TOTAL6284100.0
215) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A deep feeling of being personally loved by Christ here and now (EXPRNC4)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always241138.2
2) Fairly often239337.9
3) Sometimes93114.8
4) Once in a while4417.0
5) Not at all1302.1
Missing53 
TOTAL6306100.0
216) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A feeling that I am seriously depressed (EXPRNC5)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always450.7
2) Fairly often1933.1
3) Sometimes71111.3
4) Once in a while213833.9
5) Not at all321551.0
Missing57 
TOTAL6302100.0
217) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A feeling of being tempted by the devil (EXPRNC6)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always500.8
2) Fairly often3094.9
3) Sometimes126420.2
4) Once in a while233637.3
5) Not at all229736.7
Missing103 
TOTAL6256100.0
218) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A feeling of being embraced by God (EXPRNC7)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always132421.2
2) Fairly often228836.6
3) Sometimes159625.5
4) Once in a while72811.6
5) Not at all3145.0
Missing109 
TOTAL6250100.0
219) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A feeling of being unable to identify the God who originally called me to a vocation (EXPRNC8)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always1372.2
2) Fairly often3195.1
3) Sometimes86613.8
4) Once in a while121619.4
5) Not at all372259.5
Missing99 
TOTAL6260100.0
220) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A feeling of wanting to leave religious life (EXPRNC9)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always691.1
2) Fairly often1863.0
3) Sometimes4617.3
4) Once in a while155224.6
5) Not at all403364.0
Missing58 
TOTAL6301100.0
221) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A feeling of being at one with God or Christ (EXPRNC10)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always160425.6
2) Fairly often238238.0
3) Sometimes145623.2
4) Once in a while65710.5
5) Not at all1652.6
Missing95 
TOTAL6264100.0
222) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A desire to join another group more committed than my congregation to values in which I believe (EXPRNC11)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always500.8
2) Fairly often1051.7
3) Sometimes3104.9
4) Once in a while66810.6
5) Not at all516882.0
Missing58 
TOTAL6301100.0
223) During the past two or three years, how often have you experienced each of the following? -- A clear sense that membership in my congregation is the appropriate choice for me (EXPRNC12)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always328652.0
2) Fairly often179628.4
3) Sometimes5709.0
4) Once in a while3155.0
5) Not at all3585.7
Missing34 
TOTAL6325100.0
224) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Visiting the sick (VSTSICK)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this104723.2
2) No value591.3
3) Doubtful value1062.4
4) Somewhat valuable109824.4
5) Very valuable219548.7
Missing1854 
TOTAL4505100.0
225) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Helping people who are poor (HELPPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this81418.1
2) No value681.5
3) Doubtful value1162.6
4) Somewhat valuable108824.2
5) Very valuable240453.5
Missing1869 
TOTAL4490100.0
226) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Participating in some significant social justice activities (SOCJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this210833.8
2) No value460.7
3) Doubtful value2534.1
4) Somewhat valuable204832.8
5) Very valuable178628.6
Missing118 
TOTAL6241100.0
227) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Private devotion to Mary, e.g., rosary (PRIVDEV)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this78312.4
2) No value570.9
3) Doubtful value3605.7
4) Somewhat valuable200731.8
5) Very valuable311049.2
Missing42 
TOTAL6317100.0
228) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Small group discussions of spiritual issues (SPIRISS)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this5759.1
2) No value540.9
3) Doubtful value3505.6
4) Somewhat valuable281444.7
5) Very valuable250839.8
Missing58 
TOTAL6301100.0
229) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Supporting the causes of minority peoples (MINORITY)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this120619.2
2) No value370.6
3) Doubtful value2484.0
4) Somewhat valuable233637.2
5) Very valuable244839.0
Missing84 
TOTAL6275100.0
230) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Action on behalf of mentally ill or retarded persons (MNTLYILL)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this287246.0
2) No value280.4
3) Doubtful value1532.4
4) Somewhat valuable157525.2
5) Very valuable162025.9
Missing111 
TOTAL6248100.0
231) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Regular confession (monthly) (CONFESSN)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this186729.7
2) No value1141.8
3) Doubtful value4917.8
4) Somewhat valuable144923.1
5) Very valuable236337.6
Missing75 
TOTAL6284100.0
232) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Working for better political leadership (POL_LDRS)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this240438.7
2) No value1302.1
3) Doubtful value5759.3
4) Somewhat valuable190430.6
5) Very valuable120019.3
Missing146 
TOTAL6213100.0
233) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Spiritual reading (SPRTLRDG)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this721.2
2) No value80.1
3) Doubtful value751.2
4) Somewhat valuable180228.9
5) Very valuable428868.7
Missing114 
TOTAL6245100.0
234) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Providing recreational opportunities for the young or deprived (RECREATN)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this312649.8
2) No value390.6
3) Doubtful value2574.1
4) Somewhat valuable163226.0
5) Very valuable122219.5
Missing83 
TOTAL6276100.0
235) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Having a good time at a social gathering (SOCGATHR)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this2534.0
2) No value961.5
3) Doubtful value5017.9
4) Somewhat valuable301447.8
5) Very valuable244138.7
Missing54 
TOTAL6305100.0
236) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Personal donations of money to worthy causes (DONATION)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this143822.9
2) No value560.9
3) Doubtful value3705.9
4) Somewhat valuable264242.0
5) Very valuable178428.4
Missing69 
TOTAL6290100.0
237) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Literature, drama, film, art (ARTS)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this5578.9
2) No value520.8
3) Doubtful value3976.3
4) Somewhat valuable306048.9
5) Very valuable218835.0
Missing105 
TOTAL6254100.0
238) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Celebrating prayer led by a woman (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this92814.9
2) No value1252.0
3) Doubtful value3976.4
4) Somewhat valuable281545.3
5) Very valuable195531.4
Missing139 
TOTAL6220100.0
239) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Experiencing nature (EXPERNTR)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this1232.0
2) No value310.5
3) Doubtful value1632.6
4) Somewhat valuable198131.6
5) Very valuable397163.3
Missing90 
TOTAL6269100.0
240) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Praying in common with members of my community (COMMPRYR)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this1282.0
2) No value330.5
3) Doubtful value1792.8
4) Somewhat valuable176928.0
5) Very valuable420666.6
Missing44 
TOTAL6315100.0
241) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Reading about global issues (GLBLISS)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this1742.8
2) No value751.2
3) Doubtful value4286.8
4) Somewhat valuable298947.5
5) Very valuable263141.8
Missing62 
TOTAL6297100.0
242) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Participating in ecumenical activity (ECUMACT)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this142622.7
2) No value621.0
3) Doubtful value4186.7
4) Somewhat valuable277044.2
5) Very valuable159725.5
Missing86 
TOTAL6273100.0
243) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Praying with charismatic groups (CHARGRPS)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this353656.4
2) No value2353.8
3) Doubtful value74011.8
4) Somewhat valuable130720.9
5) Very valuable4467.1
Missing95 
TOTAL6264100.0
244) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Making an annual retreat (RETREAT)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this1502.4
2) No value220.3
3) Doubtful value1512.4
4) Somewhat valuable124119.7
5) Very valuable473175.2
Missing64 
TOTAL6295100.0
245) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Engaging in aerobic exercise (EXERCISE)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this298847.5
2) No value1522.4
3) Doubtful value4967.9
4) Somewhat valuable166326.4
5) Very valuable99015.7
Missing70 
TOTAL6289100.0
246) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Playing competitive sports (SPORTS)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this390662.3
2) No value2243.6
3) Doubtful value67810.8
4) Somewhat valuable111217.7
5) Very valuable3535.6
Missing86 
TOTAL6273100.0
247) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Participating in non-traditional religious rituals (RITUALS)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this302348.4
2) No value2363.8
3) Doubtful value78312.5
4) Somewhat valuable175028.0
5) Very valuable4537.3
Missing114 
TOTAL6245100.0
248) How do you evaluate the following activities as contributing to your spiritual and personal fulfillment? If you do not engage in a particular activity, choose the "I do not do this" code. -- Resting in contemplative prayer (CONTPRYR)
TOTAL%
1) I do not do this6109.7
2) No value320.5
3) Doubtful value1973.1
4) Somewhat valuable216834.5
5) Very valuable328152.2
Missing71 
TOTAL6288100.0
249) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Is content to let me continue to do my job in the same way. (LDRSHP1)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always402564.2
2) Fairly often155024.7
3) Sometimes4477.1
4) Once in a while1392.2
5) Not at all1071.7
Missing91 
TOTAL6268100.0
250) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Talks optimistically about the future. (LDRSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always267642.5
2) Fairly often217534.6
3) Sometimes86213.7
4) Once in a while3796.0
5) Not at all1983.1
Missing69 
TOTAL6290100.0
251) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Treats me as an individual rather than just a member of the group. (LDRSHP3)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always382960.7
2) Fairly often140622.3
3) Sometimes5699.0
4) Once in a while3335.3
5) Not at all1742.8
Missing48 
TOTAL6311100.0
252) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Things have to go wrong for him/her to take action. (LDRSHP4)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always65910.6
2) Fairly often89714.5
3) Sometimes181229.2
4) Once in a while135221.8
5) Not at all147723.8
Missing162 
TOTAL6197100.0
253) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Persuades me to go beyond my own self-interest. (LDRSHP5)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always85213.8
2) Fairly often161026.0
3) Sometimes158825.7
4) Once in a while99316.0
5) Not at all114418.5
Missing172 
TOTAL6187100.0
254) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Works out agreements with me on what I will receive if I do what needs to be done. (LDRSHP6)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always4176.9
2) Fairly often61010.1
3) Sometimes85014.1
4) Once in a while62110.3
5) Not at all352058.5
Missing341 
TOTAL6018100.0
255) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Is alert for failure to meet standards. (LDRSHP7)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always71311.9
2) Fairly often131722.0
3) Sometimes165627.6
4) Once in a while120120.0
5) Not at all110418.4
Missing368 
TOTAL5991100.0
256) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Shows the value of questioning assumptions. (LDRSHP8)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always83814.0
2) Fairly often179630.1
3) Sometimes168228.1
4) Once in a while96416.1
5) Not at all69611.6
Missing383 
TOTAL5976100.0
257) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Articulates a vision of future opportunities. (LDRSHIP9)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always171727.9
2) Fairly often196832.0
3) Sometimes119019.4
4) Once in a while76012.4
5) Not at all5108.3
Missing214 
TOTAL6145100.0
258) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Listens to my concerns. (LDRSHP10)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always273743.9
2) Fairly often174427.9
3) Sometimes89614.4
4) Once in a while5889.4
5) Not at all2764.4
Missing118 
TOTAL6241100.0
259) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Provides reasons to change my way of thinking about problems. (LDRSHP11)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always79012.9
2) Fairly often147224.0
3) Sometimes203833.2
4) Once in a while104017.0
5) Not at all79212.9
Missing227 
TOTAL6132100.0
260) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Talks about special rewards for good work. (LDRSHP12)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always1422.3
2) Fairly often3065.0
3) Sometimes72511.9
4) Once in a while86614.2
5) Not at all405766.6
Missing263 
TOTAL6096100.0
261) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Shows s/he is a firm believer in "If it ain't broken, don't fix it." (LDRSHP13)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always67511.4
2) Fairly often90415.2
3) Sometimes138023.2
4) Once in a while111418.8
5) Not at all186731.4
Missing419 
TOTAL5940100.0
262) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Focuses attention on irregularities, mistakes, exceptions and deviations from what is expected of me. (LDRSHP14)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always1732.8
2) Fairly often3615.9
3) Sometimes82313.4
4) Once in a while146523.9
5) Not at all330754.0
Missing230 
TOTAL6129100.0
263) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- If I don't bother him/her, s/he doesn't bother me. (LDRSHP15)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always98216.2
2) Fairly often96115.8
3) Sometimes118619.5
4) Once in a while83313.7
5) Not at all210734.7
Missing290 
TOTAL6069100.0
264) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Provides advice when it is needed. (LDRSHP16)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always194531.4
2) Fairly often195631.6
3) Sometimes130121.0
4) Once in a while68411.0
5) Not at all3135.0
Missing160 
TOTAL6199100.0
265) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Serves as a role model for me. (LDRSHP17)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always155325.0
2) Fairly often152224.5
3) Sometimes132821.4
4) Once in a while81713.2
5) Not at all98215.8
Missing157 
TOTAL6202100.0
266) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Makes me back up my opinions with good reasoning. (LDRSHP18)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always107717.7
2) Fairly often185230.4
3) Sometimes152325.0
4) Once in a while91014.9
5) Not at all73512.1
Missing262 
TOTAL6097100.0
267) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Introduces new projects and new challenges. (LDRSHP19)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always122019.8
2) Fairly often177228.7
3) Sometimes156125.3
4) Once in a while95515.5
5) Not at all66410.8
Missing187 
TOTAL6172100.0
268) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Monitors performance for errors needing correction. (LDRSHP20)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always3886.4
2) Fairly often89414.8
3) Sometimes155225.7
4) Once in a while153825.5
5) Not at all166527.6
Missing322 
TOTAL6037100.0
269) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- As long as work meets minimal standards, s/he avoids trying to make improvements. (LDRSHP21)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always4547.6
2) Fairly often75212.5
3) Sometimes122420.4
4) Once in a while130021.6
5) Not at all227937.9
Missing350 
TOTAL6009100.0
270) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Avoids getting involved when important issues arise. (LDRSHP22)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always2624.3
2) Fairly often3876.3
3) Sometimes81013.2
4) Once in a while105217.1
5) Not at all363459.1
Missing214 
TOTAL6145100.0
271) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Shows how to look at problems from new angles. (LDRSHP23)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always115718.9
2) Fairly often186830.5
3) Sometimes164026.8
4) Once in a while97315.9
5) Not at all4928.0
Missing229 
TOTAL6130100.0
272) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Sets high standards for herself/himself and others. (LDRSHP24)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always205433.5
2) Fairly often214034.9
3) Sometimes105717.2
4) Once in a while5468.9
5) Not at all3325.4
Missing230 
TOTAL6129100.0
273) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Tells me what to do to be rewarded for my efforts. (LDRSHP25)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always1482.5
2) Fairly often2764.6
3) Sometimes79113.1
4) Once in a while80913.4
5) Not at all399966.4
Missing336 
TOTAL6023100.0
274) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Avoids making decisions. (LDRSHP26)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always2894.7
2) Fairly often4407.2
3) Sometimes110518.0
4) Once in a while137422.3
5) Not at all294347.8
Missing208 
TOTAL6151100.0
275) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Problems have to be chronic before s/he will take action. (LDRSHP27)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always3816.2
2) Fairly often68211.2
3) Sometimes113318.6
4) Once in a while120019.7
5) Not at all271044.4
Missing253 
TOTAL6106100.0
276) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Mobilizes a collective sense of mission. (LDRSHP28)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always144423.9
2) Fairly often192831.9
3) Sometimes137722.8
4) Once in a while73312.1
5) Not at all5569.2
Missing321 
TOTAL6038100.0
277) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Points out what I will receive if I do what is required. (LDRSHP29)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always1272.1
2) Fairly often2063.4
3) Sometimes65010.8
4) Once in a while74412.4
5) Not at all429671.3
Missing336 
TOTAL6023100.0
278) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Keeps careful track of mistakes. (LDRSHP30)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always2223.6
2) Fairly often2944.8
3) Sometimes6049.9
4) Once in a while108117.7
5) Not at all389563.9
Missing263 
TOTAL6096100.0
279) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Serves as teacher or coach as necessary. (LDRSHP31)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always76712.6
2) Fairly often128421.1
3) Sometimes162026.6
4) Once in a while113218.6
5) Not at all128721.1
Missing269 
TOTAL6090100.0
280) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Instills pride in being associated with him/her. (LDRSHP32)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always145223.7
2) Fairly often160026.1
3) Sometimes121319.8
4) Once in a while80413.1
5) Not at all105817.3
Missing232 
TOTAL6127100.0
281) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Engages in words and deeds which enhance her/his image of competence. (LDRSHP33)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always118219.4
2) Fairly often166527.3
3) Sometimes131721.6
4) Once in a while85914.1
5) Not at all108317.7
Missing253 
TOTAL6106100.0
282) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Makes me aware of strongly held values, ideals, and aspirations which are shared in common. (LDRSHP34)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always181229.3
2) Fairly often209433.8
3) Sometimes124020.0
4) Once in a while71311.5
5) Not at all3325.4
Missing168 
TOTAL6191100.0
283) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Demonstrates a strong conviction in her/his beliefs and values. (LDRSHP35)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always266243.1
2) Fairly often214034.6
3) Sometimes76412.4
4) Once in a while4186.8
5) Not at all1983.2
Missing177 
TOTAL6182100.0
284) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Projects a powerful, dynamic and magnetic presence. (LDRSHP36)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always142923.2
2) Fairly often172728.0
3) Sometimes137122.2
4) Once in a while83313.5
5) Not at all80913.1
Missing190 
TOTAL6169100.0
285) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- I am ready to trust him/her to overcome any obstacle. (LDRSHP37)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always149424.3
2) Fairly often190331.0
3) Sometimes126120.5
4) Once in a while82913.5
5) Not at all65010.6
Missing222 
TOTAL6137100.0
286) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- I have complete confidence in him/her. (LDRSHP38)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always191831.0
2) Fairly often193731.4
3) Sometimes106517.2
4) Once in a while69011.2
5) Not at all5689.2
Missing181 
TOTAL6178100.0
287) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- In my mind, s/he is a symbol of success and accomplishment. (LDRSHP39)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always144123.5
2) Fairly often188430.7
3) Sometimes131521.5
4) Once in a while77412.6
5) Not at all71511.7
Missing230 
TOTAL6129100.0
288) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Displays extraordinary talent and competence in whatever s/he decides to undertake. (LDRSHP40)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always154925.2
2) Fairly often201132.7
3) Sometimes131221.3
4) Once in a while80813.1
5) Not at all4727.7
Missing207 
TOTAL6152100.0
289) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Inspires loyalty to the congregation. (LDRSHP41)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always250240.2
2) Fairly often201732.4
3) Sometimes86914.0
4) Once in a while5609.0
5) Not at all2724.4
Missing139 
TOTAL6220100.0
290) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Summons me to faith in Jesus and the Gospel. (LRSHP42)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always241439.1
2) Fairly often182629.6
3) Sometimes98816.0
4) Once in a while6049.8
5) Not at all3435.6
Missing184 
TOTAL6175100.0
291) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Speaks about global concerns. (LDRSHP43)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always163726.5
2) Fairly often182429.6
3) Sometimes140822.8
4) Once in a while85713.9
5) Not at all4427.2
Missing191 
TOTAL6168100.0
292) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Has a sense of mission which s/he transmits to me. (LDRSHP44)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always191331.1
2) Fairly often185730.2
3) Sometimes116919.0
4) Once in a while72311.8
5) Not at all4887.9
Missing209 
TOTAL6150100.0
293) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Challenges me to spiritual growth. (LDRSHP45)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always185530.0
2) Fairly often177428.7
3) Sometimes125920.4
4) Once in a while78012.6
5) Not at all5138.3
Missing178 
TOTAL6181100.0
294) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Focuses attention of members on the poor. (LDRSHP46)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always141923.0
2) Fairly often183429.7
3) Sometimes149924.3
4) Once in a while98015.9
5) Not at all4377.1
Missing190 
TOTAL6169100.0
295) Listed below are descriptive statements about leadership. Choose the person or group in your congregation to whom you consider yourself accountable and keep them in mind as you complete this section. For each statement, we would like you to judge how frequently it fits the person or group you have in mind. -- Gives personal attention to members who seem neglected. (LDRSHP47)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently, if not always176828.6
2) Fairly often203933.0
3) Sometimes132921.5
4) Once in a while69111.2
5) Not at all3455.6
Missing187 
TOTAL6172100.0
296) In all, how satisfied are you with the person or group you are rating as a leader? (SATW_LDR)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied4497.3
2) Dissatisfied5879.5
3) Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied76512.4
4) Satisfied245839.8
5) Very satisfied191631.0
Missing184 
TOTAL6175100.0
297) Please indicate the person or group whom you had in mind as you responded to the leadership questions. (LEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Resident superior (not major superior) of my local community119119.6
2) Non-resident regional, district, or sectional superior (not of province or congregation)2053.4
3) Abbot, Prioress, etc. of my monastery, cloister98216.1
4) Major Superior of my province (not congregation)166627.4
5) General Superior of my congregation70311.5
6) Leadership team of my province5659.3
7) Leadership team of my congregation4657.6
8) Other3145.2
Missing268 
TOTAL6091100.0
298) I am willing to work in an institution sponsored by my congregation. (WRKINSTI)
TOTAL%
0) No4397.1
1) Yes570992.9
Missing211 
TOTAL6148100.0
299) I am willing to live in an institution sponsored by my congregation. (LVINSTIT)
TOTAL%
0) No74712.1
1) Yes540787.9
Missing205 
TOTAL6154100.0
300) Listed below are various lifestyles of religious. Choose the ONE that would most appeal to you if you were on the verge of making a religious commitment today. (RELFSTYL)
TOTAL%
1) Same-sex celibate community448171.4
2) Mixed-sex celibate community3565.7
3) Mixed-sex community including celibate, married and single persons73411.7
4) Living alone with affiliation with other members of my congregration5618.9
5) Living in absolute solitude520.8
6) Other891.4
Missing86 
TOTAL6273100.0
301) Below is a list of several attitudes or behaviors that may be important to the future of religious life. Please rank order, that is, arrange the list according to the priority that you would give to each item in terms of their actual importance to your own future as a religious. The most important item would receive a 1, while the least important item would receive a 7. -- Engaging in some contemplative activity (RLGSFTR1)
TOTAL%
1) The most important105117.1
2) 101616.6
3) 92015.0
4) 86714.1
5) 81913.3
6) 5408.8
7) The least important92415.1
Missing222 
TOTAL6137100.0
302) Below is a list of several attitudes or behaviors that may be important to the future of religious life. Please rank order, that is, arrange the list according to the priority that you would give to each item in terms of their actual importance to your own future as a religious. The most important item would receive a 1, while the least important item would receive a 7. -- Working on behalf of the poor and marginalized (RLGSFTR2)
TOTAL%
1) The most important67711.1
2) 84913.9
3) 104817.1
4) 128621.0
5) 126020.6
6) 69511.4
7) The least important3045.0
Missing240 
TOTAL6119100.0
303) Below is a list of several attitudes or behaviors that may be important to the future of religious life. Please rank order, that is, arrange the list according to the priority that you would give to each item in terms of their actual importance to your own future as a religious. The most important item would receive a 1, while the least important item would receive a 7. -- Living in harmony with the earth and all of creation (RLGSFTR3)
TOTAL%
1) The most important4246.9
2) 5959.7
3) 69011.3
4) 77512.7
5) 95515.6
6) 143323.5
7) The least important123520.2
Missing252 
TOTAL6107100.0
304) Below is a list of several attitudes or behaviors that may be important to the future of religious life. Please rank order, that is, arrange the list according to the priority that you would give to each item in terms of their actual importance to your own future as a religious. The most important item would receive a 1, while the least important item would receive a 7. -- Engaging in the ministry of the Church universal (RLGSFTR4)
TOTAL%
1) The most important65010.6
2) 104217.0
3) 112618.4
4) 102816.8
5) 86314.1
6) 72211.8
7) The least important69711.4
Missing231 
TOTAL6128100.0
305) Below is a list of several attitudes or behaviors that may be important to the future of religious life. Please rank order, that is, arrange the list according to the priority that you would give to each item in terms of their actual importance to your own future as a religious. The most important item would receive a 1, while the least important item would receive a 7. --Modeling my life on the values of my founder/ress (RLGSFTR5)
TOTAL%
1) The most important116118.9
2) 126920.6
3) 108117.6
4) 77512.6
5) 68311.1
6) 6049.8
7) The least important5839.5
Missing203 
TOTAL6156100.0
306) Below is a list of several attitudes or behaviors that may be important to the future of religious life. Please rank order, that is, arrange the list according to the priority that you would give to each item in terms of their actual importance to your own future as a religious. The most important item would receive a 1, while the least important item would receive a 7. --Participating in work that heightens global awareness (RLGSFTR6)
TOTAL%
1) The most important1502.5
2) 2944.8
3) 4797.9
4) 74712.3
5) 90314.8
6) 155325.5
7) The least important195632.2
Missing277 
TOTAL6082100.0
307) Below is a list of several attitudes or behaviors that may be important to the future of religious life. Please rank order, that is, arrange the list according to the priority that you would give to each item in terms of their actual importance to your own future as a religious. The most important item would receive a 1, while the least important item would receive a 7. -- Acting on behalf of the reign of God (RLGSFTR7)
TOTAL%
1) The most important287146.8
2) 108217.6
3) 70111.4
4) 4677.6
5) 4106.7
6) 2974.8
7) The least important3115.1
Missing220 
TOTAL6139100.0
308) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life --Individualism (THREAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all3485.5
2) A little79512.6
3) Moderately136521.7
4) Quite a bit234237.2
5) Extremely143822.9
Missing71 
TOTAL6288100.0
309) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Financial independence from community (THREAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all3485.6
2) A little74511.9
3) Moderately121119.4
4) Quite a bit226336.2
5) Extremely168126.9
Missing111 
TOTAL6248100.0
310) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Lack of clarity about the role of religious (THREAT3)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all2023.2
2) A little75712.1
3) Moderately163026.0
4) Quite a bit239838.3
5) Extremely127320.3
Missing99 
TOTAL6260100.0
311) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Apathy (THREAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1332.1
2) A little63010.1
3) Moderately98715.9
4) Quite a bit205333.0
5) Extremely242438.9
Missing132 
TOTAL6227100.0
312) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Sexual needs (THREAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6159.9
2) A little141122.8
3) Moderately205333.2
4) Quite a bit140122.7
5) Extremely70311.4
Missing176 
TOTAL6183100.0
313) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Becoming too settled (THREAT6)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all2313.7
2) A little92914.9
3) Moderately194431.2
4) Quite a bit227236.4
5) Extremely86213.8
Missing121 
TOTAL6238100.0
314) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Unwillingness to grant authority to others (THREAT7)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all3285.3
2) A little97015.5
3) Moderately168427.0
4) Quite a bit213634.2
5) Extremely112218.0
Missing119 
TOTAL6240100.0
315) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Pessimism about the future (THREAT8)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1883.0
2) A little77612.4
3) Moderately138322.1
4) Quite a bit228536.5
5) Extremely163426.1
Missing93 
TOTAL6266100.0
316) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Loss of faith (THREAT9)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5188.3
2) A little97615.7
3) Moderately75512.1
4) Quite a bit95615.3
5) Extremely302848.6
Missing126 
TOTAL6233100.0
317) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Involvement of the hierarchy in religious life issues (THREAT10)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all85413.7
2) A little139822.5
3) Moderately190130.6
4) Quite a bit141722.8
5) Extremely65210.5
Missing137 
TOTAL6222100.0
318) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Loss of conviction about the vows (THREAT11)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all3054.9
2) A little70311.2
3) Moderately120719.2
4) Quite a bit194230.9
5) Extremely212333.8
Missing79 
TOTAL6280100.0
319) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- The belief that more relevant work can be done outside religious life (THREAT12)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all62210.0
2) A little115718.6
3) Moderately161125.9
4) Quite a bit198031.8
5) Extremely86113.8
Missing128 
TOTAL6231100.0
320) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- The increased role of the laity in the Church (THREAT13)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all271143.6
2) A little153424.7
3) Moderately120619.4
4) Quite a bit65310.5
5) Extremely1141.8
Missing141 
TOTAL6218100.0
321) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Lack of corporate identity of the congregation (THREAT14)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5829.5
2) A little128520.9
3) Moderately171627.9
4) Quite a bit186930.4
5) Extremely70111.4
Missing206 
TOTAL6153100.0
322) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- American culture (THREAT15)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all78012.6
2) A little104216.9
3) Moderately175128.4
4) Quite a bit196131.8
5) Extremely63310.3
Missing192 
TOTAL6167100.0
323) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Affluent lifestyle (THREAT16)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1752.8
2) A little5508.9
3) Moderately110917.9
4) Quite a bit269743.5
5) Extremely166526.9
Missing163 
TOTAL6196100.0
324) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Technology (THREAT17)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all169627.6
2) A little170327.8
3) Moderately177228.9
4) Quite a bit81913.3
5) Extremely1462.4
Missing223 
TOTAL6136100.0
325) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- The laity (THREAT18)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all331154.0
2) A little150524.5
3) Moderately95615.6
4) Quite a bit2994.9
5) Extremely601.0
Missing228 
TOTAL6131100.0
326) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Capitalism (THREAT19)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all86914.3
2) A little127821.1
3) Moderately170928.2
4) Quite a bit159226.2
5) Extremely62110.2
Missing290 
TOTAL6069100.0
327) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Charismatic communities (THREAT20)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all329554.1
2) A little153725.2
3) Moderately86014.1
4) Quite a bit2854.7
5) Extremely1171.9
Missing265 
TOTAL6094100.0
328) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Lack of personal prayer (THREAT21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1792.9
2) A little4387.1
3) Moderately70511.4
4) Quite a bit196931.8
5) Extremely289846.8
Missing170 
TOTAL6189100.0
329) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Unconscious racism (THREAT22)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all4146.8
2) A little119219.5
3) Moderately163326.7
4) Quite a bit188030.7
5) Extremely100716.4
Missing233 
TOTAL6126100.0
330) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Homosexuality (THREAT23)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all112118.5
2) A little165527.3
3) Moderately122620.2
4) Quite a bit95015.7
5) Extremely111718.4
Missing290 
TOTAL6069100.0
331) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Liberation theology (THREAT24)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all222936.9
2) A little136022.5
3) Moderately123820.5
4) Quite a bit74512.3
5) Extremely4677.7
Missing320 
TOTAL6039100.0
332) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Increased understanding of co-dependence (THREAT25)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all237940.3
2) A little133222.6
3) Moderately149225.3
4) Quite a bit5519.3
5) Extremely1422.4
Missing463 
TOTAL5896100.0
333) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Disillusionment with religious leadership (THREAT26)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all3615.9
2) A little129521.1
3) Moderately175928.6
4) Quite a bit198932.3
5) Extremely74812.2
Missing207 
TOTAL6152100.0
334) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Loss of meaningful rituals (THREAT27)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all4958.1
2) A little146923.9
3) Moderately185130.1
4) Quite a bit176528.7
5) Extremely5659.2
Missing214 
TOTAL6145100.0
335) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Controversy concerning forms of worship (THREAT28)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all71211.6
2) A little193431.6
3) Moderately193231.6
4) Quite a bit121219.8
5) Extremely3235.3
Missing246 
TOTAL6113100.0
336) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Communidades de base (base Christian communities) (THREAT29)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all287751.5
2) A little134524.1
3) Moderately98217.6
4) Quite a bit2604.7
5) Extremely1192.1
Missing776 
TOTAL5583100.0
337) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Recognition that religious life supports an oppressive system (THREAT30)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all188532.0
2) A little143624.4
3) Moderately109518.6
4) Quite a bit80713.7
5) Extremely66311.3
Missing473 
TOTAL5886100.0
338) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Lack of minority vocations (THREAT31)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all65910.8
2) A little160526.2
3) Moderately184330.1
4) Quite a bit155725.4
5) Extremely4637.6
Missing232 
TOTAL6127100.0
339) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Emphasis on professionalism (THREAT32)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all150324.5
2) A little155225.2
3) Moderately164526.8
4) Quite a bit111518.1
5) Extremely3325.4
Missing212 
TOTAL6147100.0
340) Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Feminism (THREAT33)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all185630.4
2) A little153625.2
3) Moderately130821.4
4) Quite a bit91215.0
5) Extremely4888.0
Missing259 
TOTAL6100100.0
341) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- A clearer definition of what it means to be a religious (INFLNC1)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1522.4
2) A little4917.9
3) Moderately115218.4
4) Quite a bit274744.0
5) Extremely170527.3
Missing112 
TOTAL6247100.0
342) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- A more rigorous structure of religious life (INFLNC2)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all211633.9
2) A little142022.7
3) Moderately153724.6
4) Quite a bit86913.9
5) Extremely3034.9
Missing114 
TOTAL6245100.0
343) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- More community prayer (INFLNC3)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all4947.9
2) A little99716.0
3) Moderately177528.5
4) Quite a bit198031.8
5) Extremely98315.8
Missing130 
TOTAL6229100.0
344) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- A conservative repositioning of the Church (INFLNC4)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all327753.5
2) A little108117.7
3) Moderately113818.6
4) Quite a bit4727.7
5) Extremely1532.5
Missing238 
TOTAL6121100.0
345) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- The reintroduction of religious garb (INFLNC5)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all326952.4
2) A little97515.6
3) Moderately77412.4
4) Quite a bit73311.7
5) Extremely4917.9
Missing117 
TOTAL6242100.0
346) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- Technology (INFLNC6)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all182530.0
2) A little167727.6
3) Moderately181129.8
4) Quite a bit65910.8
5) Extremely1091.8
Missing278 
TOTAL6081100.0
347) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- Feminist theology (INFLNC7)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all141723.2
2) A little156025.6
3) Moderately157925.9
4) Quite a bit116619.1
5) Extremely3766.2
Missing261 
TOTAL6098100.0
348) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- Mixed communities of men and women (INFLNC8)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all268244.0
2) A little123220.2
3) Moderately114718.8
4) Quite a bit75512.4
5) Extremely2784.6
Missing265 
TOTAL6094100.0
349) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- More individuals joining my congregation (INFLNC9)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all3225.3
2) A little65710.7
3) Moderately147824.1
4) Quite a bit240839.3
5) Extremely125720.5
Missing237 
TOTAL6122100.0
350) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- The ordination of women (INFLNC10)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all266543.5
2) A little91114.9
3) Moderately97615.9
4) Quite a bit94915.5
5) Extremely62110.1
Missing237 
TOTAL6122100.0
351) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- A married clergy (INFLNC11)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all243539.7
2) A little92215.0
3) Moderately99016.2
4) Quite a bit108017.6
5) Extremely70211.5
Missing230 
TOTAL6129100.0
352) Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- Communities that include married couples and families (INFLNC12)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all259742.4
2) A little117419.2
3) Moderately106617.4
4) Quite a bit83313.6
5) Extremely4507.4
Missing239 
TOTAL6120100.0
353) By the year 2010, I expect that my congregation (CONGFTR)
TOTAL%
1) Will have a significantly greater number of members6019.7
2) Will have approximately the same number of members124220.1
3) Will have a significantly smaller number of members382061.7
4) Will no longer be in existence711.1
5) Will have merged or united with another congregation (monastery, etc.)4547.3
Missing171 
TOTAL6188100.0
354) Complete each of the following statements by indicating the phrase that best describes the degree of change in your perception. -- My level of satisfaction as a religious today is (SATRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) More than it was when I took my vows359357.6
2) Less than it was when I took my vows122219.6
3) About the same as it was when I took my vows142222.8
Missing122 
TOTAL6237100.0
355) Complete each of the following statements by indicating the phrase that best describes the degree of change in your perception. -- My commitment to prayer is (CMMTPRYR)
TOTAL%
1) More than it was when I took my vows400364.0
2) Less than it was when I took my vows88914.2
3) About the same as it was when I took my vows136121.8
Missing106 
TOTAL6253100.0
356) Complete each of the following statements by indicating the phrase that best describes the degree of change in your perception. -- My belief in Jesus Christ is (BLFJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) More than it was when I took my vows487278.2
2) Less than it was when I took my vows1161.9
3) About the same as it was when I took my vows124420.0
Missing127 
TOTAL6232100.0
357) Complete each of the following statements by indicating the phrase that best describes the degree of change in your perception. -- My commitment to the celibate way of life is (CMMTCEL1)
TOTAL%
1) More than it was when I took my vows321451.7
2) Less than it was when I took my vows81513.1
3) About the same as it was when I took my vows218935.2
Missing141 
TOTAL6218100.0
358) Complete each of the following statements by indicating the phrase that best describes the degree of change in your perception. -- My happiness with the role of religious life in the Church today is (RLGSHPPY)
TOTAL%
1) More than it was when I took my vows253240.7
2) Less than it was when I took my vows206333.2
3) About the same as it was when I took my vows162426.1
Missing140 
TOTAL6219100.0
359) Complete each of the following statements by indicating the phrase that best describes the degree of change in your perception. -- My awareness of the significance of religious life is (RELIGLF)
TOTAL%
1) More than it was when I took my vows429368.9
2) Less than it was when I took my vows80913.0
3) About the same as it was when I took my vows113318.2
Missing124 
TOTAL6235100.0
360) Complete each of the following statements by indicating the phrase that best describes the degree of change in your perception. -- My belief that religious life is a gift to give to the Church is (CHRCHGFT)
TOTAL%
1) More than it was when I took my vows400564.4
2) Less than it was when I took my vows66110.6
3) About the same as it was when I took my vows154924.9
Missing144 
TOTAL6215100.0
361) Complete each of the following statements by indicating the phrase that best describes the degree of change in your perception. -- My choice to live simply is (LVSIMPLY)
TOTAL%
1) More than it was when I took my vows340754.6
2) Less than it was when I took my vows98815.8
3) About the same as it was when I took my vows184129.5
Missing123 
TOTAL6236100.0
362) Complete each of the following statements by indicating the phrase that best describes the degree of change in your perception. -- My respect for the Magisterium of the Church is (MAGISTRM)
TOTAL%
1) More than it was when I took my vows162226.1
2) Less than it was when I took my vows263042.3
3) About the same as it was when I took my vows196231.6
Missing145 
TOTAL6214100.0
363) Complete each of the following statements by indicating the phrase that best describes the degree of change in your perception. -- My love of religious life is (LOVERELF)
TOTAL%
1) More than it was when I took my vows414966.3
2) Less than it was when I took my vows5568.9
3) About the same as it was when I took my vows154924.8
Missing105 
TOTAL6254100.0
364) Please complete the following analogies in the form "A" is to "B" as "C" is to "D". For example, rose is to flower as cat is to animal. -- Religious life is to the Church as _____ is to_____ (ANALOG1)
TOTAL%
0) No, no response given130720.6
1) Yes, answer given505279.4
TOTAL6359100.0
365) Please complete the following analogies in the form "A" is to "B" as "C" is to "D". For example, rose is to flower as cat is to animal. -- The vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience are to religious life as _____ is to _____ (ANALOG2)
TOTAL%
0) No132320.8
1) Yes503679.2
TOTAL6359100.0
366) Please complete the following analogies in the form "A" is to "B" as "C" is to "D". For example, rose is to flower as cat is to animal. -- The common life is to religious life as _____ is to _____ (ANALOG3)
TOTAL%
0) No147923.3
1) Yes488076.7
TOTAL6359100.0
367) Comment (COMMENT)
TOTAL%
0) No401363.1
1) Yes234636.9
TOTAL6359100.0
368) Record number 6 (REC#6)
TOTAL%
6) 6359100.0
TOTAL6359100.0
369) Sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female335052.7
2) Male300947.3
TOTAL6359100.0
370) Leader hierarchy (LEVEL)
TOTAL%
1) Lowest119120.6
2) Next highest2053.5
3) Second highest264845.8
4) Highest70312.2
5) Team leadership103017.8
Missing582 
TOTAL5777100.0
371) Cohort1 (COHORT1)
TOTAL%
1) 19 thru 45128720.7
2) 45 thru 60197031.7
3) 61 thru 73180929.1
4) 74 thru highest114318.4
Missing150 
TOTAL6209100.0
372) Cohort2 (COHORT2)
TOTAL%
1) 19 - 3969011.1
2) 40 - 455979.6
3) 46 - 59180729.1
4) 60 - 6593015.0
5) 66 - 77156925.3
6) 78 +6169.9
Missing150 
TOTAL6209100.0
373) I-VOCATION: Vocation (for use with on-line analysis) (I-VOCATION)
TOTAL%
1) Sister335252.7
2) Brother154124.2
3) Priest146623.1
TOTAL6359100.0
374) I-AGE: Your present age: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 45 & under128720.7
1) 46-55125820.3
2) 56-65147923.8
3) 66-75131521.2
4) 76 & over87014.0
Missing150 
TOTAL6209100.0
375) I-ETHNICTY: Race/Ethnicity: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-ETHNICTY)
TOTAL%
0) White545288.0
1) Black370.6
2) Latino-Am.1272.0
3) Native Am.4026.5
4) Other1782.9
Missing163 
TOTAL6196100.0
376) I-YRENTER: Year first entered religious life: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-YRENTER)
TOTAL%
0) 1912-1945223635.6
1) 1946-1965290446.2
2) 1966-1990114918.3
Missing70 
TOTAL6289100.0
377) I-EDUCATN: What is the highest level of education or degree you have completed? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
0) HS or less4057.0
1) Some coll.3225.5
2) Assc./BA91615.7
3) Some grad5048.7
4) Grad deg.366963.1
Missing543 
TOTAL5816100.0