Ministry With Young Adults - A National Catholic Initiative, 1995

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Catholic > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Please give the name of your Arch/Diocese: (NAME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2875110.5356
2) Please give your age: (AGE)
TOTAL%
14) 10.0
16) 30.1
17) 170.6
18) 993.5
19) 1706.0
20) 1535.4
21) 1284.5
22) 1364.8
23) 1585.6
24) 1445.1
25) 1394.9
26) 1264.5
27) 1364.8
28) 1194.2
29) 1475.2
30) 1746.1
31) 1635.8
32) 1545.4
33) 1294.6
34) 1324.7
35) 1314.6
36) 652.3
37) 491.7
38) 431.5
39) 431.5
40) 200.7
41) 90.3
42) 100.4
43) 90.3
44) 30.1
45) 80.3
46) 10.0
47) 10.0
48) 10.0
49) 10.0
50) 10.0
51) 10.0
52) 10.0
54) 10.0
58) 20.1
59) 10.0
66) 10.0
Missing49 
TOTAL2830100.0
3) Are you [MALE, FEMALE]: (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male113140.9
2) Female163459.1
Missing114 
TOTAL2765100.0
4) Are you [SINGLE, MARRIED]: (MARRIED)
TOTAL%
1) Single183769.7
2) Married80030.3
Missing242 
TOTAL2637100.0
5) Are you [SEPARATED, DIVORCED, REMARRIED]: (STATUS)
TOTAL%
1) Separated2814.1
2) Divorced12763.8
3) Remarried4422.1
Missing2680 
TOTAL199100.0
6) If married or remarried, do you have children? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63254.4
2) No52945.6
Missing1718 
TOTAL1161100.0
7) Are you currently active in a Catholic parish? (CTHLPRSH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes244786.7
2) No37713.3
Missing55 
TOTAL2824100.0
8) Are you currently active in a Catholic campus ministry? (CTHLMNST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60722.5
2) No209577.5
Missing177 
TOTAL2702100.0
9) How do you make decisions regarding parish/campus affiliation? (PRSHAFIL)
TOTAL%
1) Geography86538.7
2) Welcome/hospitality109549.0
3) Presence of other young adults27312.2
Missing646 
TOTAL2233100.0
10) Number of years of formal religious education (parish or Catholic school): (YRSEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) 25610.2
1) 732.9
2) 702.8
3) 632.5
4) 1184.7
5) 682.7
6) 1114.4
7) 642.5
8) 27811.1
9) 1124.5
10) 1757.0
11) 903.6
12) 59723.8
13) 1224.9
14) 522.1
15) 341.4
16) 1134.5
17) 210.8
18) 170.7
19) 70.3
20) 150.6
21) 70.3
22) 30.1
23) 50.2
24) 40.2
25) 70.3
26) 10.0
27) 40.2
28) 30.1
29) 30.1
30) 40.2
31) 20.1
32) 30.1
33) 10.0
34) 30.1
35) 30.1
36) 20.1
37) 10.0
40) 10.0
Missing366 
TOTAL2513100.0
11) How often do you attend religious services? (RELGSRVC)
TOTAL%
1) Weekly241085.6
2) About monthly2268.0
3) Few times a year1384.9
4) Almost never411.5
Missing64 
TOTAL2815100.0
12) Have you received the sacrament of confirmation? (SACRMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes262492.5
2) No2147.5
Missing41 
TOTAL2838100.0
13) How often do you pray alone? (PRAYALON)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently189766.7
2) Occasionally80528.3
3) Hardly ever1234.3
4) Never210.7
Missing33 
TOTAL2846100.0
14) How often do you read the Bible? (READBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily34112.1
2) Weekly54519.3
3) Monthly39013.8
4) Less than monthly102936.4
5) Never52318.5
Missing51 
TOTAL2828100.0
15) Have you been involved in a parish youth program as a high school student? (PRSHYOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137966.5
2) No69633.5
Missing804 
TOTAL2075100.0
16) Since you graduated from Catholic high school, have you been involved in Catholic campus ministry as a college student? (CMPSMNST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86655.9
2) No68444.1
Missing1329 
TOTAL1550100.0
17) Have you participated in a retreat program as a high school student? (RTRTPGM1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137167.4
2) No66432.6
Missing844 
TOTAL2035100.0
18) Have you participated in a retreat program as a young adult? (RTRTPGM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes139468.5
2) No64231.5
Missing843 
TOTAL2036100.0
19) Please give the number of retreats you have made: (NMBRTRT)
TOTAL%
0) 22410.7
1) 45521.8
2) 33516.1
3) 23411.2
4) 1889.0
5) 1577.5
6) 964.6
7) 422.0
8) 582.8
9) 211.0
10) 944.5
11) 80.4
12) 291.4
13) 80.4
14) 50.2
15) 422.0
16) 20.1
17) 30.1
18) 60.3
20) 321.5
23) 20.1
24) 10.0
25) 70.3
28) 10.0
30) 80.4
31) 10.0
32) 10.0
34) 10.0
37) 10.0
40) 30.1
42) 10.0
45) 20.1
50) 40.2
52) 10.0
60) 10.0
99) 100.5
Missing795 
TOTAL2084100.0
20) Have you been involved in volunteer service as a high school student? (VOLUNTR1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes141071.4
2) No56528.6
Missing904 
TOTAL1975100.0
21) Have you been involved in volunteer service as a young adult? (VOLUNTR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes179984.1
2) No34015.9
Missing740 
TOTAL2139100.0
22) Please give the average number of volunteer hours per year you have contributed: (VLNTRHRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL175787.697141
23) Have you participated in religious education programs (courses, study groups) as a young adult? (EDUCPGRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes166176.2
2) No51923.8
Missing699 
TOTAL2180100.0
24) Have you been involved in leadership roles in a parish or campus ministry? (LDRROLES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes129865.1
2) No69634.9
Missing885 
TOTAL1994100.0
25) Have you participated in a Bible study program? (BIBLSTDY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes108256.9
2) No82143.1
Missing976 
TOTAL1903100.0
26) Have you participated in a prayer group? (PRAYRGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116560.9
2) No74939.1
Missing965 
TOTAL1914100.0
27) Have you participated in any movement or association in the Church? (MOVEMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes132868.1
2) No62231.9
Missing929 
TOTAL1950100.0
28) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Honesty (HONESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important120.4
2) Not too important40.1
3) Fairly important1605.6
4) Very important267993.8
Missing24 
TOTAL2855100.0
29) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Courage (COURAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important150.5
2) Not too important2217.8
3) Fairly important135247.5
4) Very important126044.2
Missing31 
TOTAL2848100.0
30) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Justice (JUSTICE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important150.5
2) Not too important822.9
3) Fairly important82929.1
4) Very important192167.5
Missing32 
TOTAL2847100.0
31) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Peace (PEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important140.5
2) Not too important592.1
3) Fairly important58020.4
4) Very important219577.1
Missing31 
TOTAL2848100.0
32) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Compassion (COMPASSN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important110.4
2) Not too important481.7
3) Fairly important55719.5
4) Very important223778.4
Missing26 
TOTAL2853100.0
33) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Fairness (FAIRNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important120.4
2) Not too important501.8
3) Fairly important64222.6
4) Very important214275.3
Missing33 
TOTAL2846100.0
34) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Self-reliance (SLFRLIAN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important230.8
2) Not too important1836.5
3) Fairly important113740.1
4) Very important149352.6
Missing43 
TOTAL2836100.0
35) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Discipline (DISCIPLN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important120.4
2) Not too important1404.9
3) Fairly important109838.7
4) Very important159056.0
Missing39 
TOTAL2840100.0
36) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Chastity (CHASTITY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important983.5
2) Not too important39514.2
3) Fairly important97635.0
4) Very important132047.3
Missing90 
TOTAL2789100.0
37) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Loyalty (LOYALTY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important120.4
2) Not too important351.2
3) Fairly important53618.8
4) Very important226279.5
Missing34 
TOTAL2845100.0
38) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Respect for others (RSPCTOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important100.4
2) Not too important80.3
3) Fairly important30010.5
4) Very important253188.8
Missing30 
TOTAL2849100.0
39) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Love (LOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important110.4
2) Not too important150.5
3) Fairly important2147.5
4) Very important259991.5
Missing40 
TOTAL2839100.0
40) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Unselfishness (UNSLFSH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important130.5
2) Not too important692.4
3) Fairly important89031.3
4) Very important187365.8
Missing34 
TOTAL2845100.0
41) Using the scale below, please rate the importance of the following values in your life: -- Kindness (KINDNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important90.3
2) Not too important331.2
3) Fairly important50617.8
4) Very important230080.8
Missing31 
TOTAL2848100.0
42) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Having good health (GOODHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important100.4
2) Not too important511.8
3) Fairly important82929.2
4) Very important194768.6
Missing42 
TOTAL2837100.0
43) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Having close personal friends (CLOSFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important150.5
2) Not too important1655.8
3) Fairly important83329.4
4) Very important182064.2
Missing46 
TOTAL2833100.0
44) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Having your own family (OWNFMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important451.6
2) Not too important2247.9
3) Fairly important58620.7
4) Very important197369.8
Missing51 
TOTAL2828100.0
45) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Having a fulfilling career (CAREER)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important672.4
2) Not too important2799.9
3) Fairly important112539.9
4) Very important135047.9
Missing58 
TOTAL2821100.0
46) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Living comfortably (LVCMFRTB)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important401.4
2) Not too important39714.0
3) Fairly important155454.9
4) Very important83929.6
Missing49 
TOTAL2830100.0
47) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Being a person of integrity (INTGRITY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important60.2
2) Not too important361.3
3) Fairly important49417.5
4) Very important228681.0
Missing57 
TOTAL2822100.0
48) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Having a close relationship with God (RLTNWGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important140.5
2) Not too important582.0
3) Fairly important46316.3
4) Very important229881.1
Missing46 
TOTAL2833100.0
49) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Living close to other family members (FMLYMBRS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important1093.9
2) Not too important56720.1
3) Fairly important117941.8
4) Very important96334.2
Missing61 
TOTAL2818100.0
50) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Having a high-paying job (HGHPAYJB)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important35412.5
2) Not too important115740.9
3) Fairly important106537.7
4) Very important2528.9
Missing51 
TOTAL2828100.0
51) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Living to an old age (LVOLDAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important2378.4
2) Not too important86230.5
3) Fairly important113340.1
4) Very important59120.9
Missing56 
TOTAL2823100.0
52) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Owning a large home (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important64823.0
2) Not too important139149.4
3) Fairly important58320.7
4) Very important1956.9
Missing62 
TOTAL2817100.0
53) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Having good family relationships (FMLYRLTN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important90.3
2) Not too important511.8
3) Fairly important43715.5
4) Very important232982.4
Missing53 
TOTAL2826100.0
54) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Influencing other people's lives for good (INFLUNCE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important160.6
2) Not too important1324.7
3) Fairly important94033.3
4) Very important173761.5
Missing54 
TOTAL2825100.0
55) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Being part of a local church (LCLCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important271.0
2) Not too important1766.3
3) Fairly important93833.5
4) Very important166259.3
Missing76 
TOTAL2803100.0
56) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Not having to work for a living (NOTWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important133448.0
2) Not too important98435.4
3) Fairly important2749.9
4) Very important1856.7
Missing102 
TOTAL2777100.0
57) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Achieving fame or public recognition (ACHVFAME)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important145151.7
2) Not too important104437.2
3) Fairly important2197.8
4) Very important923.3
Missing73 
TOTAL2806100.0
58) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Being a Christian and living your beliefs (LVBELIFS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important230.8
2) Not too important712.5
3) Fairly important64122.8
4) Very important207973.9
Missing65 
TOTAL2814100.0
59) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Marrying someone who shares (MRRYSHRE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important312.3
2) Not too important503.8
3) Fairly important31523.8
4) Very important93070.1
Missing1553 
TOTAL1326100.0
60) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- My Roman Catholic tradition (TRDITION)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important1284.7
2) Not too important27510.1
3) Fairly important89132.7
4) Very important142852.5
Missing157 
TOTAL2722100.0
61) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Standing up for Christian values (CHRSVLUE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important160.6
2) Not too important1033.7
3) Fairly important86130.6
4) Very important183865.2
Missing61 
TOTAL2818100.0
62) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Being a person who cares for others (CARE4OTH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important40.1
2) Not too important281.0
3) Fairly important45716.2
4) Very important234082.7
Missing50 
TOTAL2829100.0
63) Using the scale below, please indicate how important the following items are to you: -- Giving to the poor and disadvantaged (GIV2POOR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important100.4
2) Not too important1555.5
3) Fairly important128645.5
4) Very important137548.7
Missing53 
TOTAL2826100.0
64) Using the scale below, which of the following are important ministries of the Church for you? -- Adequate/meaningful marriage preparation (MRRGPREP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important1124.0
2) Not too important2318.3
3) Fairly important84530.4
4) Very important159057.2
Missing101 
TOTAL2778100.0
65) Using the scale below, which of the following are important ministries of the Church for you? -- Welcome and hospitality within the parish (HSPTLITY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important230.8
2) Not too important1154.1
3) Fairly important87331.0
4) Very important180964.1
Missing59 
TOTAL2820100.0
66) Using the scale below, which of the following are important ministries of the Church for you? -- Meaningful education/formation (EDUCATIO)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important200.7
2) Not too important1535.5
3) Fairly important100035.7
4) Very important162558.1
Missing81 
TOTAL2798100.0
67) Using the scale below, which of the following are important ministries of the Church for you? -- Encouragement for women to participate in leadership positions within the Church (LEADRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important1836.6
2) Not too important55519.9
3) Fairly important102136.6
4) Very important103237.0
Missing88 
TOTAL2791100.0
68) Using the scale below, which of the following are important ministries of the Church for you? -- Explanation/discussion of the Church's teaching on sexuality and birth control (BRTHCTRL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important1676.0
2) Not too important51018.2
3) Fairly important98535.2
4) Very important113940.7
Missing78 
TOTAL2801100.0
69) Using the scale below, which of the following are important ministries of the Church for you? -- Social outreach to the poor/disadvantaged (OUTREACH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important240.9
2) Not too important1555.5
3) Fairly important106137.8
4) Very important156755.8
Missing72 
TOTAL2807100.0
70) Using the scale below, which of the following are important ministries of the Church for you? -- Parenting skills (PARNTING)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important1244.4
2) Not too important29910.7
3) Fairly important87131.2
4) Very important149553.6
Missing90 
TOTAL2789100.0
71) Using the scale below, which of the following are important ministries of the Church for you? -- Counseling (COUNSLNG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important652.3
2) Not too important30210.8
3) Fairly important104037.1
4) Very important139549.8
Missing77 
TOTAL2802100.0
72) Using the scale below, how often do each of the following sources provide you with support or help? -- Personal friends/immediate family (PRSNLFRN)
TOTAL%
1) Never271.0
2) Not too often1736.1
3) Sometimes67523.9
4) Often194569.0
Missing59 
TOTAL2820100.0
73) Using the scale below, how often do each of the following sources provide you with support or help? -- The Bible (THEBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never28610.2
2) Not too often87231.0
3) Sometimes109138.7
4) Often56820.2
Missing62 
TOTAL2817100.0
74) Using the scale below, how often do each of the following sources provide you with support or help? -- Books, other than Bible (BOOKBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Never28710.2
2) Not too often92132.8
3) Sometimes118342.1
4) Often41714.9
Missing71 
TOTAL2808100.0
75) Using the scale below, how often do each of the following sources provide you with support or help? -- Clergy in a parish/campus (CLERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Never38613.8
2) Not too often100335.8
3) Sometimes100636.0
4) Often40314.4
Missing81 
TOTAL2798100.0
76) Using the scale below, how often do each of the following sources provide you with support or help? -- Lay minister in a parish/campus (LAYMNSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Never81329.3
2) Not too often102236.8
3) Sometimes68224.6
4) Often2579.3
Missing105 
TOTAL2774100.0
77) Using the scale below, how often do each of the following sources provide you with support or help? -- Boss or employer (EMPLOYER)
TOTAL%
1) Never92033.2
2) Not too often97135.0
3) Sometimes71325.7
4) Often1706.1
Missing105 
TOTAL2774100.0
78) Using the scale below, how often do each of the following sources provide you with support or help? -- TV, audio cassette, or video programs (MEDIAPGM)
TOTAL%
1) Never93833.4
2) Not too often103436.8
3) Sometimes66023.5
4) Often1756.2
Missing72 
TOTAL2807100.0
79) Using the scale below, how often do each of the following sources provide you with support or help? -- A professional counselor (PROCNSLR)
TOTAL%
1) Never160057.2
2) Not too often63222.6
3) Sometimes39314.1
4) Often1706.1
Missing84 
TOTAL2795100.0
80) Using the scale below, how often do each of the following sources provide you with support or help? -- Self-help groups (SLEFHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Never181764.9
2) Not too often53819.2
3) Sometimes31211.1
4) Often1324.7
Missing80 
TOTAL2799100.0
81) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Go to a theater to watch a movie (GOMOVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes200271.4
2) No80328.6
Missing74 
TOTAL2805100.0
82) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Participate in church life: programs/activities (diocese, parish, campus or movement) (CHRCHLFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes215276.6
2) No65823.4
Missing69 
TOTAL2810100.0
83) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Watch religious television programs (TVPRGRMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69624.8
2) No211575.2
Missing68 
TOTAL2811100.0
84) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Listen to radio stations playing Christian music (CHRRADIO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72225.7
2) No208674.3
Missing71 
TOTAL2808100.0
85) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Listen to Christian preaching or teaching on the radio (PRCHRDIO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52918.9
2) No227681.1
Missing74 
TOTAL2805100.0
86) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Attend a group that meets to pray or study the Bible (PRAYSTDY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96734.4
2) No184065.6
Missing72 
TOTAL2807100.0
87) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Rent a video to watch a movie (RNTMOVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes232782.9
2) No48117.1
Missing71 
TOTAL2808100.0
88) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Volunteer time to help people in need in your area (VLNTEER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes153154.7
2) No126645.3
Missing82 
TOTAL2797100.0
89) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Discuss religious beliefs with someone of different beliefs (DSCSBLFS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes190668.2
2) No88931.8
Missing84 
TOTAL2795100.0
90) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Read a religious magazine or book, other than the Bible (RELGMGZN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes147552.8
2) No132047.2
Missing84 
TOTAL2795100.0
91) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Attend a class at a school or education center (for job, enrichment, etc.) (CLSENRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes163458.4
2) No116341.6
Missing82 
TOTAL2797100.0
92) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Volunteer time to help a non-profit organization or a church (NONPROFT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes178463.8
2) No101236.2
Missing83 
TOTAL2796100.0
93) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Attend worship services (parish or campus) (WRSHPSRV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes244687.2
2) No35812.8
Missing75 
TOTAL2804100.0
94) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Listen to audio cassettes (books-on-cassette, presentations, meditation, etc.) (AUDCASET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes91032.5
2) No189267.5
Missing77 
TOTAL2802100.0
95) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Attend a religious education program (course, workshop, speaker series, etc.) (RLGWRKSH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99035.5
2) No179964.5
Missing90 
TOTAL2789100.0
96) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Read the Bible (RDTHEBBL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes150153.7
2) No129346.3
Missing85 
TOTAL2794100.0
97) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Pray or meditate alone on a regular basis (PRAYRGLR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes228381.6
2) No51618.4
Missing80 
TOTAL2799100.0
98) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Volunteer time to help people in need in other countries (HELPNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28610.3
2) No250289.7
Missing91 
TOTAL2788100.0
99) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Work out at a health club or gym (EXERCISE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes119242.7
2) No160257.3
Missing85 
TOTAL2794100.0
100) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Take time for recreational activities (RECACTVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes255891.6
2) No2348.4
Missing87 
TOTAL2792100.0
101) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Participate in a support group (self-help, religious, issue-oriented, etc.) (SUPRTGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71925.8
2) No206474.2
Missing96 
TOTAL2783100.0
102) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Use a computer (COMPUTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes227882.6
2) No47917.4
Missing122 
TOTAL2757100.0
103) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Use a computer for work or school (CMPTRWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes227482.5
2) No48217.5
Missing123 
TOTAL2756100.0
104) Using the scale below, think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Use a computer for personal/family use (CMPTRFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes202573.7
2) No72426.3
Missing130 
TOTAL2749100.0
105) Using the scale below think about a typical month in your life and indicate whether or not you participate in the following activities: -- Spend time with your family (TMEWFMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes253691.1
2) No2478.9
Missing96 
TOTAL2783100.0
106) How important are the religious teachings and traditions of the Catholic Church to you? (TRADCTHL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important176363.4
2) Fairly important91632.9
3) Not too important863.1
4) Not at all important170.6
Missing97 
TOTAL2782100.0
107) To what degree do these religious beliefs affect your daily thinking and action? (DAILYACT)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal166459.6
2) Some103136.9
3) Hardly any752.7
4) Not at all220.8
Missing87 
TOTAL2792100.0
108) How much effort do you make in following Jesus' example as found in the Bible? (JSUSEXMP)
TOTAL%
1) Greatest possible71025.5
2) Considerable148453.3
3) Some53819.3
4) Hardly any effort541.9
Missing93 
TOTAL2786100.0
109) How much effort do you make in following the teachings of the Catholic faith? (CTHLFAIT)
TOTAL%
1) Greatest possible71225.6
2) Considerable143751.6
3) Some56820.4
4) Hardly any effort682.4
Missing94 
TOTAL2785100.0
110) Do you believe that there is only one God who created the universe and rules it today? (ONEGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes266495.1
2) No210.7
3) Not sure1174.2
Missing77 
TOTAL2802100.0
111) Do you believe God loves you? (GODLVYOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes275298.1
2) No60.2
3) Not sure461.6
Missing75 
TOTAL2804100.0
112) Do you believe God hears all people's prayers and has the power to answer them? (GODHEARS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes259492.8
2) No321.1
3) Not sure1696.0
Missing84 
TOTAL2795100.0
113) Do you believe Jesus Christ is God's Son who rose from the dead and is alive today? (GODSSON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes264894.8
2) No311.1
3) Not sure1134.0
Missing87 
TOTAL2792100.0
114) Do you believe to love God includes loving your neighbor as yourself? (LOVNGHBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes268195.9
2) No170.6
3) Not sure973.5
Missing84 
TOTAL2795100.0
115) Do you believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God and its teachings are true? (WRDOFGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes239185.6
2) No562.0
3) Not sure34512.4
Missing87 
TOTAL2792100.0
116) Do you believe there is life after death? (PSTDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes239485.7
2) No371.3
3) Not sure36313.0
Missing85 
TOTAL2794100.0
117) Do you believe you have a responsibility to witness to your faith by your actions? (WITNSACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes261793.9
2) No220.8
3) Not sure1495.3
Missing91 
TOTAL2788100.0
118) Do you believe it is essential for Christians to work for justice and the alleviation of poverty, violence, and discrimination? (WRKJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes251290.1
2) No481.7
3) Not sure2288.2
Missing91 
TOTAL2788100.0
119) Do you believe the Christian faith has the answers to leading a fully human life? (LEADLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes220179.3
2) No1164.2
3) Not sure45716.5
Missing105 
TOTAL2774100.0
120) Do you believe people can rely upon the Bible for guidance? (BBLGUIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes224280.7
2) No762.7
3) Not sure46016.6
Missing101 
TOTAL2778100.0
121) Do you believe sin is present in the world today? (SINPRSNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes276299.1
2) No70.3
3) Not sure180.6
Missing92 
TOTAL2787100.0
122) Do you believe when you receive communion at Mass you are receiving the Body and Blood of Christ? (BODYBLOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes256492.1
2) No521.9
3) Not sure1676.0
Missing96 
TOTAL2783100.0
123) Do you believe the Seven Sacraments are personal encounters with Jesus Christ? (SVNSCRMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes230183.0
2) No531.9
3) Not sure41715.0
Missing108 
TOTAL2771100.0
124) Do you believe Confession, the Sacrament of Penance, helps one live a life of conversion and reconciliation? (CNFSSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes219479.1
2) No1455.2
3) Not sure43515.7
Missing105 
TOTAL2774100.0
125) Do you believe the Mass is the central and most important act of the Church? (MSSCNTRL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes198871.6
2) No31811.5
3) Not sure47016.9
Missing103 
TOTAL2776100.0
126) Do you believe Mary is the Mother of God? (MARYMTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes262394.4
2) No602.2
3) Not sure973.5
Missing99 
TOTAL2780100.0
127) Do you believe there is a Holy Spirit and that it continues to guide the Church? (HOLYSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes258393.0
2) No210.8
3) Not sure1746.3
Missing101 
TOTAL2778100.0
128) Do you believe in the 10 Commandments? (TENCMMND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes248990.0
2) No391.4
3) Not sure2398.6
Missing112 
TOTAL2767100.0
129) Do you believe the Eight Beatitudes describe the paths that lead to heaven? (EGHTBEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes133877.7
2) No271.6
3) Not sure35720.7
Missing1157 
TOTAL1722100.0
130) Do you believe all life is sacred and should be respected and cared for, from conception to death? (LFESCRED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes251890.8
2) No722.6
3) Not sure1846.6
Missing105 
TOTAL2774100.0
131) Do you believe abortion and euthanasia are grave sins? (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes179364.7
2) No31911.5
3) Not sure66123.8
Missing106 
TOTAL2773100.0
132) Do you believe to be a fully initiated Catholic is to receive the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist? (EUCHRIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes238586.4
2) No1314.7
3) Not sure2438.8
Missing120 
TOTAL2759100.0
133) Do you believe all people are made in the image and likeness of God? (IMAGEGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes250990.0
2) No602.2
3) Not sure2197.9
Missing91 
TOTAL2788100.0
134) Do you believe as members of the Church, we are the people of God, united in Christ? (UNITDCHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes266095.6
2) No311.1
3) Not sure923.3
Missing96 
TOTAL2783100.0
135) Do you believe the saints are models of Christian living for us? (SAINTMDL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes251890.5
2) No461.7
3) Not sure2187.8
Missing97 
TOTAL2782100.0
136) Do you believe the Pope, the successor of St. Peter, is the visible source of unity in the Church? (THEPOPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes223380.5
2) No1435.2
3) Not sure39914.4
Missing104 
TOTAL2775100.0
137) Using the scale below, which of the following are important ministries of the Church for you? -- Liturgical celebrations (LITRGICL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important210.8
2) Not too important1364.9
3) Fairly important92032.9
4) Very important172161.5
Missing81 
TOTAL2798100.0
138) ID (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2874110238.41454597
139) I-AGE: Please give your age: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 21 & under57120.2
1) 22-2670324.8
2) 27-3173926.1
3) 32-3661121.6
4) 37 & over2067.3
Missing49 
TOTAL2830100.0
140) I-SEX: Are you [MALE, FEMALE]: (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male113140.9
2) Female163459.1
Missing114 
TOTAL2765100.0
141) I-MARITAL: Are you [SINGLE, MARRIED]: (for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single183769.7
2) Married80030.3
Missing242 
TOTAL2637100.0