U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Church of the Nazarene Attenders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) How often do you attend worship services? (OFTEN)
TOTAL%
1) This is my first time.1322.2
2) Hardly ever921.5
3) Less than once a month540.9
4) Once a month731.2
5) 2-3 times a month4827.9
6) Usually every week252741.2
7) More than once a week277145.2
Missing65 
TOTAL6131100.0
2) How long have you been going to worship services or activities at this congregation? (HOWLONG)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1 year66910.9
2) 1-2 years80113.1
3) 3-5 years107517.5
4) 6-10 years85814.0
5) 11-20 years107117.5
6) More than 20 years144923.6
7) I am visiting from another congregation.1302.1
8) I am visiting and do not regularly go anywhere else.761.2
Missing67 
TOTAL6129100.0
3) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? Yes, in Sunday school, church school, or Sabbath school. (INVLVDSS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked252340.7
1) Check367359.3
TOTAL6196100.0
4) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? Yes, in prayer, discussion, or Bible study groups. (INVLVDPR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked349256.4
1) Check270443.6
TOTAL6196100.0
5) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? Yes, in fellowships, clubs, or other social groups. (INVLVDFS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked376060.7
1) Check243639.3
TOTAL6196100.0
6) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? No, we have no group activities. (INVLVDNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked600897.0
1) Check1883.0
TOTAL6196100.0
7) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? No, I am not regularly involved in group activities. (INVLVDNR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked482377.8
1) Check137322.2
TOTAL6196100.0
8) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? Yes, in evangelism or outreach activities. (COMMAEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked438870.8
1) Check180829.2
TOTAL6196100.0
9) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? Yes, in community service, social justice, or advocacy activities of this congregation. (COMMACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked491079.2
1) Check128620.8
TOTAL6196100.0
10) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? No, we don't have such activities. (COMMANA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked584594.3
1) Check3515.7
TOTAL6196100.0
11) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? No, I am not regularly involved. (COMMANR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked308249.7
1) Check311450.3
TOTAL6196100.0
12) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Member of the governing board. (ROLEGB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked527385.1
1) Check92314.9
TOTAL6196100.0
13) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Member of a congregational committee or task force. (ROLECC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked539787.1
1) Check79912.9
TOTAL6196100.0
14) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Leading or assisting in worship. (ROLELW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked539987.1
1) Check79712.9
TOTAL6196100.0
15) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Officer or leader of men's, women's, youth, or other small group. (ROLELG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked540087.2
1) Check79612.8
TOTAL6196100.0
16) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Choir member, musician, or choir director. (ROLECH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked500580.8
1) Check119119.2
TOTAL6196100.0
17) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Religious education teacher. (ROLERE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked490779.2
1) Check128920.8
TOTAL6196100.0
18) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Other role not listed here (specify). (ROLEOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked541387.4
1) Check78312.6
TOTAL6196100.0
19) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? None. (ROLENO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked370159.7
1) Check249540.3
TOTAL6196100.0
20) Over the last year, how much have you grown in your faith? (GROWTH)
TOTAL%
1) No real growth2143.6
2) Some growth197232.7
3) Much growth, mainly through this congregation255642.4
4) Much growth, mainly through other groups or congregations4978.2
5) Much growth, mainly through my own private activities78913.1
Missing168 
TOTAL6028100.0
21) How often do you spend time in private devotional activities (such as prayer, meditation, reading the Bible alone)? (DEVOTION)
TOTAL%
1) Every day/most days352557.8
2) A few times a week126320.7
3) Once a week1993.3
4) Occasionally77912.8
5) Hardly ever2634.3
6) Never731.2
Missing94 
TOTAL6102100.0
22) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.373361.7
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.113818.8
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.96215.9
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.871.4
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.130.2
6) The Bible is an ancient book with little value today.90.1
7) Don't know1071.8
Missing147 
TOTAL6049100.0
23) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: "All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth"? (ALLRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4016.7
2) Agree92515.4
3) Neutral or unsure89514.9
4) Disagree163727.2
5) Strongly disagree216736.0
Missing171 
TOTAL6025100.0
24) Do you agree or disagree: "My spiritual needs are being met in this congregation or parish"? (SPIRNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree241040.1
2) Agree268444.7
3) Neutral or unsure68411.4
4) Disagree1813.0
5) Strongly disagree450.7
Missing192 
TOTAL6004100.0
25) Some people feel they came to faith gradually. For others, it began at a definite moment of commitment. Have you ever experienced such a moment of decisive faith commitment or conversion? (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) No, I've had faith for as long as I can remember.114419.0
2) No, I came to faith through a gradual process.124720.7
3) Yes, at one specific moment in the last 5 years.4086.8
4) Yes, at one specific moment more than 5 years ago.155925.9
5) Yes, a number of specific moments of commitment or re-commitment.140623.4
6) Not sure or not applicable2494.1
Missing183 
TOTAL6013100.0
26) Are you currently a member of this congregation? (MEMBER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes421469.4
2) No, but I'm in the process of becoming a member.2253.7
3) No, but I regularly participate here.109818.1
4) No5378.8
Missing122 
TOTAL6074100.0
27) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? Yes, social service or charity groups. (COMMSRSS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked490079.1
1) Check129620.9
TOTAL6196100.0
28) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? Yes, advocacy, justice, or lobbying groups. (COMMSRAJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked596496.3
1) Check2323.7
TOTAL6196100.0
29) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? No, I'm not involved with such groups. (COMMSRNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked167227.0
1) Check452473.0
TOTAL6196100.0
30) Which of the following best describes your readiness to talk to others about your faith? (TALKFATH)
TOTAL%
1) I do not have faith, so the question is not applicable.480.8
2) I do not talk about my faith; my life and actions are sufficient.3035.1
3) I find it hard to talk about my faith in ordinary language.80613.5
4) I mostly feel at ease talking about my faith and do so if it comes up.330255.1
5) I feel at ease talking about my faith and seek opportunities to do so.153025.5
Missing207 
TOTAL5989100.0
31) Would you be prepared to invite to a worship service here any of your friends and relatives who do not now attend a congregation? (INVITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I have done so in the past 12 months.411268.8
2) Yes, but I have not done so in the past 12 months.132622.2
3) Don't know3796.3
4) No, probably not1282.1
5) No, definitely not330.6
Missing218 
TOTAL5978100.0
32) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Loaned money to someone outside your family. (MT12SLM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked410966.3
1) Check208733.7
TOTAL6196100.0
33) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Cared for someone outside your family who was very sick. (MN12SCS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked474476.6
1) Check145223.4
TOTAL6196100.0
34) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Helped someone outside your family find a job. (MN12OJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked491079.2
1) Check128620.8
TOTAL6196100.0
35) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Donated or prepared food for someone outside your family or congregation. (MN12SDF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked322552.0
1) Check297148.0
TOTAL6196100.0
36) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Voted in the last presidential election. (MN12SVP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked196831.8
1) Check422868.2
TOTAL6196100.0
37) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Donated money to a charitable organization (other than this congregation). (MN12SDM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked247139.9
1) Check372560.1
TOTAL6196100.0
38) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Worked with others to try to solve a community problem. (MN12SCP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked522584.3
1) Check97115.7
TOTAL6196100.0
39) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Contacted an elected official about a public issue. (MN12SEO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked523684.5
1) Check96015.5
TOTAL6196100.0
40) How satisfied are you with what is offered here for children and youth (less than 19 years of age)? (CHLDMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied184430.9
2) Satisfied215436.1
3) Mixed feelings115819.4
4) Dissatisfied2594.3
5) Very dissatisfied721.2
6) Not sure or not applicable4818.1
Missing228 
TOTAL5968100.0
41) Which best describes your involvement in the making of important decisions in this congregation? (DESINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) I have been given the opportunity and often participate in decision-making.154127.3
2) I have been given the opportunity and occasionally get involved in decision-making.131923.3
3) I have been given the opportunity but don't usually get involved in decision-making.125622.2
4) I have not been given an opportunity to be involved and this is fine with me.121621.5
5) I have not been given an opportunity to be involved and I am not happy about this.3205.7
Missing544 
TOTAL5652100.0
42) Do you have a strong sense of belonging to this congregation? (BELONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, a strong sense of belonging that is growing355459.6
2) Yes, a strong sense-about the same as last year104517.5
3) Yes, but perhaps not as strong as in the past5799.7
4) No, but I am new here.2303.9
5) No, and I wish I did by now.1712.9
6) No, but I am happy as I am.1813.0
7) Don't know/not applicable2023.4
Missing234 
TOTAL5962100.0
43) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Traditional hymns. (WRSHTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked228336.8
1) Check391363.2
TOTAL6196100.0
44) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Praise music or choruses. (WRSHPM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked215434.8
1) Check404265.2
TOTAL6196100.0
45) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Contemporary hymns. (WRSHCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked507882.0
1) Check111818.0
TOTAL6196100.0
46) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns). (WRSHOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked534486.2
1) Check85213.8
TOTAL6196100.0
47) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Sung responsorial psalms. (WRSHRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked613199.0
1) Check651.0
TOTAL6196100.0
48) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Classical music or chorales. (WRSHCM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked603297.4
1) Check1642.6
TOTAL6196100.0
49) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Contemplative chants (Taize, Iona). (WRSHCC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked618699.8
1) Check100.2
TOTAL6196100.0
50) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Music or songs from a variety of cultures. (WRSHVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked596496.3
1) Check2323.7
TOTAL6196100.0
51) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? African-American gospel music. (WRSHAA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked597596.4
1) Check2213.6
TOTAL6196100.0
52) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? No music or songs. (WRSHNM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked617399.6
1) Check230.4
TOTAL6196100.0
53) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Don't know. (WRSHDK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked604097.5
1) Check1562.5
TOTAL6196100.0
54) To what extent do the worship services or activities of this congregation help you with everyday living? (WRSHHELP)
TOTAL%
1) A great extent336857.0
2) Some extent204534.6
3) A small extent3786.4
4) Not at all1182.0
Missing287 
TOTAL5909100.0
55) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Wider community care or social justice emphasis. (VALUECC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked585694.5
1) Check3405.5
TOTAL6196100.0
56) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Reaching those who do not attend church. (VALUERU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked442871.5
1) Check176828.5
TOTAL6196100.0
57) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Traditional style of worship or music. (VALUETS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked478677.2
1) Check141022.8
TOTAL6196100.0
58) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Contemporary style of worship or music. (VALUECS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked518383.7
1) Check101316.3
TOTAL6196100.0
59) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Sharing in Holy Communion, Eucharist, Lord's Supper. (VALUEHC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked507982.0
1) Check111718.0
TOTAL6196100.0
60) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Social activities or meeting new people. (VALUESA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked534686.3
1) Check85013.7
TOTAL6196100.0
61) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Sermons, preaching, or homilies (VALUESP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked355957.4
1) Check263742.6
TOTAL6196100.0
62) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups. (VALUEBS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked456973.7
1) Check162726.3
TOTAL6196100.0
63) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Ministry for children or youth. (VALUEMY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked492179.4
1) Check127520.6
TOTAL6196100.0
64) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Prayer ministry for one another. (VALUEPR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked486578.5
1) Check133121.5
TOTAL6196100.0
65) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Practical care for one another in times of need. (VALUECA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked496280.1
1) Check123419.9
TOTAL6196100.0
66) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? The congregation's school or pre-school. (VALUESC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked608998.3
1) Check1071.7
TOTAL6196100.0
67) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Openness to social diversity. (VALUEOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked589295.1
1) Check3044.9
TOTAL6196100.0
68) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Adult church-school or Sabbath-school class. (VALUEAS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked554189.4
1) Check65510.6
TOTAL6196100.0
69) Do you have any close friends in this congregation? (FRIENDS)
TOTAL%
1) No, I have little contact with others from this congregation outside of activities here.4878.2
2) No, I have some friends in this congregation, but my closest friends are not involved here.72312.1
3) Yes, I have some close friends here as well as other close friends who are not part of this congregation.343057.5
4) Yes, most of my closest friends are part of this congregation.132122.2
Missing235 
TOTAL5961100.0
70) Before you started coming to this congregation, were you participating in another congregation? (OTHCONG)
TOTAL%
1) No, I've come here for most/all of my life.79013.6
2) No, before coming here I had not been attending any congregation for several years.90015.5
3) No, before coming here I had never regularly attended.4006.9
4) Yes, immediately prior to coming here, I was participating in another congregation.370763.9
Missing399 
TOTAL5797100.0
71) Before you started coming here, what type of congregation did you attend? (CONGTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Assembly of God2524.3
2) Baptist88715.0
3) Catholic2013.4
4) Episcopal410.7
5) Lutheran1522.6
6) Methodist4387.4
7) Nazarene171228.9
8) Non-denominational3546.0
9) Pentecostal4257.2
10) Presbyterian971.6
11) Seventh-day Adventist150.3
12) United Church of Christ480.8
13) Other (please specify)5769.7
14) I did not attend another congregation before coming here.71612.1
Missing282 
TOTAL5914100.0
72) Over the last two years, has there been any conflict in this congregation? (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) No conflict that I am aware of276346.6
2) Some minor conflict177129.9
3) Major conflict1793.0
4) Major conflict, with leaders or people leaving3756.3
5) Don't know84014.2
Missing268 
TOTAL5928100.0
73) Have this congregation's leaders encouraged you to find and use your gifts and skills here? (ENCURAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, to a great extent239142.1
2) Yes, to some extent175831.0
3) Yes, to a small extent72012.7
4) Not at all3756.6
5) Don't know4357.7
Missing517 
TOTAL5679100.0
74) In what year were you born? 19__ (BORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL590152.79719
75) Are you (female or male): (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female349060.2
2) Male230339.8
Missing403 
TOTAL5793100.0
76) What is your employment status? Employed full time, part time, or self-employed. (EMPLYMNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked267543.2
1) Check352156.8
TOTAL6196100.0
77) What is your employment status? Unemployed. (EMPLUNEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked594696.0
1) Check2504.0
TOTAL6196100.0
78) What is your employment status? Retired. (EMPLRET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked485778.4
1) Check133921.6
TOTAL6196100.0
79) What is your employment status? Full-time homemaker (EMPLHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked557890.0
1) Check61810.0
TOTAL6196100.0
80) What is your employment status? Student. (EMPLSTUD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked554189.4
1) Check65510.6
TOTAL6196100.0
81) What is your employment status? Other (please specify). (EMPLOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked598396.6
1) Check2133.4
TOTAL6196100.0
82) What is the highest educational level you have completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling190.3
2) Primary school through 8th grade (K-8)2283.8
3) Some high school74312.5
4) Completed high school258143.5
5) Trade certificate4607.8
6) Associate degree59310.0
7) Bachelor s degree from a university or college87214.7
8) Master's, Doctorate, or other graduate degree4357.3
Missing265 
TOTAL5931100.0
83) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never married94215.8
2) In first marriage310552.0
3) Remarried after divorce76812.9
4) Remarried after death of spouse1262.1
5) Living in a committed relationship1061.8
6) Separated861.4
7) Divorced3786.3
8) Widowed4577.7
Missing228 
TOTAL5968100.0
84) Do you have a spouse or partner who is also completing a survey here? (SPOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes318554.7
2) No263945.3
Missing372 
TOTAL5824100.0
85) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander. (RACEAPI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked599696.8
1) Check2003.2
TOTAL6196100.0
86) What is your race or origin? Black or African American. (RACEBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked580693.7
1) Check3906.3
TOTAL6196100.0
87) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin. (RACEHS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked603197.3
1) Check1652.7
TOTAL6196100.0
88) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska Native. (RACEIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked603497.4
1) Check1622.6
TOTAL6196100.0
89) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian. (RACEWH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106517.2
1) Check513182.8
TOTAL6196100.0
90) What is your race or origin? Some other race (please specify)|Other. (RACEOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked606897.9
1) Check1282.1
TOTAL6196100.0
91) Where were you born? (WHREBORN)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States545990.9
2) In another English-speaking country3806.3
3) In a non-English speaking country1652.7
Missing192 
TOTAL6004100.0
92) Is English your first language? (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes490096.9
2) No1593.1
Missing1137 
TOTAL5059100.0
93) Which statement best describes the people who currently live in your household? (HOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.69011.7
2) A couple without children169628.8
3) One adult with child/children3736.3
4) Two or more adults with child/children259244.0
5) Some adults living in the same household5399.2
Missing306 
TOTAL5890100.0
94) About how much do you give financially to this congregation? (GIVE)
TOTAL%
1) I give 10% or more of net income regularly.325856.0
2) I give about 5% to 9% of net income regularly.94316.2
3) I give less than 5% of net income regularly.5068.7
4) I give a small amount whenever I am here.80213.8
5) I do not contribute financially here.3065.3
Missing381 
TOTAL5815100.0
95) Which of the following describes your total annual household income before taxes? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00055910.3
2) $10,000 to $24,999116521.5
3) $25,000 to $49,999179833.2
4) $50,000 to $74,999113721.0
5) $75,000 to $99,9994328.0
6) $100,000 or more3175.9
Missing788 
TOTAL5408100.0
96) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? (CHILD)
TOTAL%
0) None99417.8
1) 68512.3
2) 171330.6
3) 115620.7
4) 59210.6
5) 2143.8
6) 1132.0
7) 541.0
8) 330.6
9) 170.3
10) 60.1
11) 60.1
12) 60.1
13) 10.0
Missing606 
TOTAL5590100.0
97) Do you have any children living at home? (CHILDHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked368959.5
1) None at home250740.5
TOTAL6196100.0
98) Please provide the age of your eldest child living at home. (CHILDEL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL235014.7779
99) Please provide the age of your second oldest child living at home. (CHILD2)
TOTAL%
1) 553.5
2) 825.2
3) 613.9
4) 805.1
5) 774.9
6) 1046.6
7) 664.2
8) 795.0
9) 835.3
10) 935.9
11) 805.1
12) 714.5
13) 744.7
14) 895.7
15) 855.4
16) 895.7
17) 624.0
18) 563.6
19) 362.3
20) 342.2
21) 221.4
22) 201.3
23) 151.0
24) 60.4
25) 70.4
26) 40.3
27) 60.4
28) 20.1
30) 50.3
31) 40.3
32) 10.1
33) 20.1
34) 30.2
35) 20.1
37) 10.1
38) 10.1
39) 10.1
43) 10.1
44) 20.1
46) 10.1
48) 20.1
50) 10.1
52) 10.1
75) 10.1
77) 10.1
Missing4628 
TOTAL1568100.0
100) Please provide the age of your third oldest child living at home. (CHILD3)
TOTAL%
1) 335.2
2) 355.5
3) 457.1
4) 446.9
5) 396.1
6) 335.2
7) 518.0
8) 446.9
9) 284.4
10) 253.9
11) 406.3
12) 304.7
13) 314.9
14) 304.7
15) 325.0
16) 223.5
17) 91.4
18) 132.0
19) 40.6
20) 40.6
21) 50.8
22) 20.3
23) 30.5
24) 60.9
25) 20.3
26) 10.2
27) 10.2
28) 30.5
30) 10.2
31) 10.2
32) 30.5
33) 30.5
34) 20.3
37) 10.2
38) 20.3
40) 20.3
42) 20.3
44) 10.2
45) 10.2
49) 10.2
84) 10.2
Missing5560 
TOTAL636100.0
101) Please provide the age of your fourth oldest child living at home. (CHILD4)
TOTAL%
1) 168.9
2) 137.3
3) 95.0
4) 63.4
5) 158.4
6) 168.9
7) 73.9
8) 105.6
9) 158.4
10) 116.1
11) 73.9
12) 84.5
13) 137.3
14) 31.7
15) 52.8
16) 52.8
17) 10.6
18) 21.1
19) 10.6
20) 21.1
21) 10.6
23) 10.6
25) 31.7
26) 21.1
27) 10.6
29) 10.6
32) 10.6
43) 10.6
45) 10.6
46) 10.6
70) 10.6
Missing6017 
TOTAL179100.0
102) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Eldest child. (CHLDPRT1)
TOTAL%
1) Participate here186579.9
2) Participate elsewhere1908.1
3) No28012.0
Missing3861 
TOTAL2335100.0
103) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Child number 2. (CHLDPRT2)
TOTAL%
1) Participate here140987.4
2) Participate elsewhere935.8
3) No1116.9
Missing4583 
TOTAL1613100.0
104) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Child number 3. (CHLDPRT3)
TOTAL%
1) Participate here57986.5
2) Participate elsewhere395.8
3) No517.6
Missing5527 
TOTAL669100.0
105) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Child number 4. (CHLDPRT4)
TOTAL%
1) Participate here17482.5
2) Participate elsewhere167.6
3) No2110.0
Missing5985 
TOTAL211100.0
106) How long does it take you to get here? (DISTANC)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 minutes134826.8
2) 6-10 minutes132726.4
3) 11-15 minutes95719.0
4) 16-20 minutes70814.1
5) 21-30 minutes4559.0
6) More than 30 minutes2414.8
Missing1160 
TOTAL5036100.0
107) Compared to 2 years ago, do you think you participate in activities of the congregation more, less, or about the same amount as you did then? (PARTYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Participate more170034.1
2) About the same participation208841.9
3) Participate less70514.1
4) Not applicable (been coming less than 2 years)4969.9
Missing1207 
TOTAL4989100.0
108) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Catholic (INDCATH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked501095.6
1) Checked2314.4
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
109) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Evangelical (INDNEVNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked304858.2
1) Checked219341.8
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
110) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Reformed (INDNREFM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked518899.0
1) Checked531.0
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
111) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Charismatic (INDNCHAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked501595.7
1) Checked2264.3
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
112) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Pentecostal (INDNPENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked468089.3
1) Checked56110.7
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
113) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Fundamentalist (INDNFUND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked478991.4
1) Checked4528.6
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
114) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Traditionalist (INDNTRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked472790.2
1) Checked5149.8
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
115) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Moderate (INDNMOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked502996.0
1) Checked2124.0
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
116) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Liberal (INDNLIB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked517398.7
1) Checked681.3
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
117) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - New Age (INDNNA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked517398.7
1) Checked681.3
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
118) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - I do not identify with such descriptions. (INDNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked406077.5
1) Checked118122.5
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
119) Do you agree or disagree: "This congregation is strongly focused on serving the wider community beyond the congregation"? (SRVCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree175435.3
2) Agree214643.2
3) Neutral or unsure80116.1
4) Disagree2294.6
5) Strongly disagree370.7
Missing1229 
TOTAL4967100.0
120) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? A sense of God's presence. (WRSHP1)
TOTAL%
1) Always205142.4
2) Usually201141.6
3) Sometimes68114.1
4) Rarely941.9
Missing1359 
TOTAL4837100.0
121) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Inspiration. (WRSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Always138831.4
2) Usually216548.9
3) Sometimes77617.5
4) Rarely962.2
Missing1771 
TOTAL4425100.0
122) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Boredom. (WRSHP3)
TOTAL%
1) Always631.5
2) Usually1503.6
3) Sometimes108726.2
4) Rarely284568.6
Missing2051 
TOTAL4145100.0
123) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Awe or mystery. (WRSHP4)
TOTAL%
1) Always2446.2
2) Usually75819.2
3) Sometimes189247.9
4) Rarely105426.7
Missing2248 
TOTAL3948100.0
124) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Joy. (WRSHP5)
TOTAL%
1) Always147433.3
2) Usually213248.1
3) Sometimes73416.6
4) Rarely902.0
Missing1766 
TOTAL4430100.0
125) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Frustration. (WRSHP6)
TOTAL%
1) Always320.8
2) Usually1413.4
3) Sometimes107726.2
4) Rarely286169.6
Missing2085 
TOTAL4111100.0
126) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Spontaneity. (WRSHP7)
TOTAL%
1) Always2937.1
2) Usually103825.3
3) Sometimes199148.6
4) Rarely77719.0
Missing2097 
TOTAL4099100.0
127) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? A sense of fulfilling my obligation. (WRSHP8)
TOTAL%
1) Always77418.1
2) Usually196846.1
3) Sometimes108425.4
4) Rarely44510.4
Missing1925 
TOTAL4271100.0
128) Does this congregation have a clear vision, goals, or direction for its ministry and mission? (VISION)
TOTAL%
1) I am not aware of such a vision, goals, or direction.4659.8
2) There are ideas but no clear vision, goals, or direction.67514.3
3) Yes, and I am strongly committed to them.209244.2
4) Yes, and I am partly committed to them.118124.9
5) Yes, but I am not committed to them.3216.8
Missing1462 
TOTAL4734100.0
129) Do you agree or disagree: "I have a sense of excitement about our congregation's future"? (EXCTFUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree193639.3
2) Agree202141.0
3) Neutral or unsure84517.1
4) Disagree1002.0
5) Strongly disagree290.6
Missing1265 
TOTAL4931100.0
130) Of the following, which one best describes your opinion of the future directions of this congregation? (DIRECTN)
TOTAL%
1) We need to get back to the way we did things in the past.2044.2
2) We are faithfully maintaining past directions.3998.2
3) We are currently deciding on new directions.100320.7
4) We are currently moving in new directions.205742.4
5) We need to rethink where we are heading.3166.5
6) Our future is very unclear or doubtful.1022.1
7) Don't know76915.9
Missing1346 
TOTAL4850100.0
131) Do you agree or disagree: "This congregation is always ready to try something new"? (CONGNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree66013.5
2) Agree224445.8
3) Neutral or unsure147130.0
4) Disagree4629.4
5) Strongly disagree661.3
Missing1293 
TOTAL4903100.0
132) To what extent does the minister, pastor, or priest here take into account the ideas of those who worship here? (ACCOUNT)
TOTAL%
1) A great extent265754.0
2) Some extent142829.0
3) A small extent2495.1
4) Not at all420.9
5) Don't know53010.8
6) There is currently no leader here.180.4
Missing1272 
TOTAL4924100.0
133) Which of the following is the best description of the style of leadership of your pastor, minister, or priest? (STYLE)
TOTAL%
1) Leadership that tends to take charge105321.5
2) Leadership that inspires people to take action266054.3
3) Leadership that acts on goals that people here have been involved in setting61412.5
4) Leadership where the people start most things1412.9
5) There is currently no leader here.360.7
6) Don't know3958.1
Missing1297 
TOTAL4899100.0
134) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Conducting worship or administering the sacraments. (ROLEWORS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked258449.3
1) Checked265750.7
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
135) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Teaching people about the faith. (ROLETFTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked243546.5
1) Checked280653.5
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
136) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Training people for ministry and mission. (ROLETRPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked442384.4
1) Checked81815.6
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
137) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Converting others to the faith. (ROLECFTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked420180.2
1) Checked104019.8
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
138) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Administering the work of the congregation. (ROLEADMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked466889.1
1) Checked57310.9
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
139) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Visiting, counseling and helping people. (ROLEADVS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked323961.8
1) Checked200238.2
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
140) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Confronting social injustices, igood nvolvement in wider community groups. (ROLESCIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked492393.9
1) Checked3186.1
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
141) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Providing a vision and goals for the future. (ROLEVISN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked419480.0
1) Checked104720.0
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
142) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Offering prayer or being a spiritual role model. (ROLEPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked339864.8
1) Checked184335.2
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
143) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Don't know. (ROLEDK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked501295.6
1) Checked2294.4
Missing955 
TOTAL5241100.0
144) Do you agree or disagree: "In general, there is a good match between our congregation and our minister, pastor, or priest"? (MATCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree265653.8
2) Agree168234.1
3) Neutral or unsure4869.8
4) Disagree701.4
5) Strongly disagree200.4
6) There is currently no leader here210.4
Missing1261 
TOTAL4935100.0
145) Unique ID put in by scanning company. Can be used to merge data for an attender to the back page data. (SUSPENSE)
146) Unique ID put in by scanning company. Can be used to merge data for an attender to the back page data. (BATCHTRA)
147) Unique id number to aggregate data by congregation. (Note: all Nazarene congregations start with an N.) (CONGREGA)
148) Sample denomination (SAMPDENO)
TOTAL%
6) Nazarene6196100.0
TOTAL6196100.0
149) Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) A521384.1
2) AS280.5
3) H95515.4
TOTAL6196100.0
150) Respondent s year of birth (YEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59011952.79719
151) Age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL590148.20319
152) New persons attending the church in past 5 years or less (NEWPEOP)
TOTAL%
1) First Time - Newcomer2239.4
2) Returnee51821.9
3) Switcher107245.3
4) Transfer55623.5
Missing3827 
TOTAL2369100.0
153) I-GENDER: Are you (female or male): (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female349060.2
2) Male230339.8
Missing403 
TOTAL5793100.0
154) I-INCOME: Which of the following describes your total annual household income before taxes? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) Less 25K172431.9
1) 25K-49K179833.2
2) 50K-74K113721.0
3) 75K-99K4328.0
4) 100K+3175.9
Missing788 
TOTAL5408100.0
155) I-EDUC: What is the highest educational level you have completed? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Less HS99016.7
1) HS grad258143.5
2) Trade/Asso105317.8
3) Bachelors87214.7
4) Grad degr4357.3
Missing265 
TOTAL5931100.0
156) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Never94215.8
1) Married399967.0
2) Com Relat1061.8
3) Sep/Div4647.8
4) Widowed4577.7
Missing228 
TOTAL5968100.0
157) I-AGE: Age of respondent (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) <2576513.0
1) 25-44178130.2
2) 45-54113519.2
3) 55-6489715.2
4) 65+132322.4
Missing295 
TOTAL5901100.0