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WITNESS from Faith Communities Today (FACT) 2000, Combined File
In addition to the outreach activities of your denomination, did your congregation do any of the following during the past 12 months to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community? If no, is the item: A) Something that probably would not be resisted by most members if you tried it; or B) Something that probably would be resisted by most members. Stressing in your congregations preaching and teaching the importance of [witnessing] to others about ones faith (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
0) Does not apply50.1
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months8,19483.5
2) No, but members would support this activity1,34613.7
3) No, and members would not support this activity2712.8
Missing4,485 
TOTAL9,816100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Other
Mode:Mixed-mode


CNG_TELL from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”] During the past year, have you personally participated in any of the following at your congregation: any organized program to tell people of other faiths--such as Muslims, Hindus, or Buddhists--about Jesus? (CNG_TELL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25010.4
2) No2,12988.7
3) Don’t know170.7
4) Refused30.1
Missing511 
TOTAL2,399100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


CNG_COUN from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”] During the past year, have you personally participated in any of the following at your congregation: a meeting at which a missionary or religious leader spoke about efforts to bring Christianity to people in other countries? (CNG_COUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,02542.7
2) No1,36056.7
3) Don’t know120.5
4) Refused30.1
Missing511 
TOTAL2,400100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day203.3
2) More than once a week274.5
3) Once a week335.5
4) At least once a month508.3
5) Several times a year6210.3
6) Less often13622.7
7) Never27145.2
8) Dont know10.2
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL600100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day406.2
2) More than once a week9614.8
3) Once a week7311.2
4) At least once a month11718.0
5) Several times a year10816.6
6) Less often11718.0
7) Never9114.0
8) Dont know20.3
9) Refused60.9
TOTAL650100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day243.3
2) More than once a week334.5
3) Once a week425.8
4) At least once a month506.9
5) Several times a year527.2
6) Less often14319.7
7) Never38252.6
8) Dont know00.0
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL726100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


Q14I from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q14 How often did you participate in the following religious activities last month - i. Witnessing/sharing your faith with friends (Q14I)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1,05364.3
2) 1-2 times36422.2
3) 3-4 times1277.8
4) 5 or more times945.7
TOTAL1638100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


Q14J from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q14 How often did you participate in the following religious activities last month - j. Witnessing/sharing your faith with strangers (Q14J)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1,29279.1
2) 1-2 times23114.1
3) 3-4 times694.2
4) 5 or more times412.5
TOTAL1633100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day1,38712.6
2) More than once a week1,30711.9
3) Once a week1,32412.0
4) At least once a month1,23411.2
5) Several times a year1,0579.6
6) Less often1,58014.3
7) Never2,97727.0
8) Dont know970.9
9) Refused650.6
TOTAL11028100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


WTNSSFR from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q14e. How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Witnessing/sharing your faith with friends (WTNSSFR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all62150.4
2) One to two times38631.3
3) Three to four times13410.9
4) Five or more times917.4
Missing416 
TOTAL1,232100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


WTNSSST from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q14f. How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Witnessing/sharing your faith with strangers (WTNSSST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all84669.6
2) One to two times25821.2
3) Three to four times635.2
4) Five or more times484.0
Missing433 
TOTAL1,215100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day7811.1
2) More than once a week7110.1
3) Once a week517.3
4) At least once a month426.0
5) Several times a year466.6
6) Less often8812.6
7) Never31745.3
8) Dont know71.0
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL700100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chile
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day7512.5
2) More than once a week406.7
3) Once a week406.7
4) At least once a month518.5
5) Several times a year7212.0
6) Less often9015.0
7) Never22337.2
8) Dont know20.3
9) Refused71.2
TOTAL600100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


Q42D from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset
IF HAS A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=1-8, 11, 13-14 OR CHR=1): How often do you share your faith with non-believers or people from other religious backgrounds - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42D)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week6,65522.0
2) Once or twice a month4,04813.4
3) Several times a year4,45014.7
4) Seldom6,91022.9
5) Never7,20923.8
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)9643.2
TOTAL30236100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


Q42G from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset
IF ATHEIST, AGNOSTIC, OR NO RELIGION (Q.16=9, 10, 12) OR AMBIGUOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=99 AND CHR=2,9), ASK: How often do you share your views on God and religion with religious people - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42G)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week61511.6
2) Once or twice a month5239.8
3) Several times a year53910.1
4) Seldom1,60730.2
5) Never1,82034.2
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)2164.1
TOTAL5320100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day454.5
2) More than once a week565.6
3) Once a week656.5
4) At least once a month10810.8
5) Several times a year727.2
6) Less often18518.5
7) Never46046.0
8) Dont know80.8
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL999100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day8410.5
2) More than once a week9011.3
3) Once a week8010.0
4) At least once a month739.1
5) Several times a year779.6
6) Less often11814.8
7) Never24831.0
8) Dont know91.1
9) Refused202.5
TOTAL799100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day7510.1
2) More than once a week557.4
3) Once a week7410.0
4) At least once a month9713.1
5) Several times a year8010.8
6) Less often9713.1
7) Never22730.7
8) Dont know324.3
9) Refused30.4
TOTAL740100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


Q42D from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset
IF HAS A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=1-8, 11, 13-14 OR CHR=1): How often do you share your faith with non-believers or people from other religious backgrounds - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42D)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week7424.2
2) Once or twice a month3812.4
3) Several times a year4314.1
4) Seldom7022.9
5) Never6822.2
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)134.2
TOTAL306100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


Q42G from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset
IF ATHEIST, AGNOSTIC, OR NO RELIGION (Q.16=9, 10, 12) OR AMBIGUOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=99 AND CHR=2,9), ASK: How often do you share your views on God and religion with religious people - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42G)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week77.4
2) Once or twice a month99.5
3) Several times a year77.4
4) Seldom3031.6
5) Never3738.9
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)55.3
TOTAL95100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELALT7 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF NOT Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? (RANDOMIZE LIST) Tried to defend your religious worldview to people of other faiths (RELALT7)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all19766.3
2) 1-23511.8
3) 3-5237.7
4) More than 53712.5
5) Dont know/Refused51.7
TOTAL297100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELALT8 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF NOT Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? (RANDOMIZE LIST) Told teens or adults explicitly about how they could accept your faith (RELALT8)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all22274.7
2) 1-2206.7
3) 3-5155.1
4) More than 53110.4
5) Dont know/Refused93.0
TOTAL297100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELALT28 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? Told teens or adults explicitly about how they could become a Christian (RELALT28)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all63148.1
2) 1-222917.4
3) 3-51289.7
4) More than 530122.9
5) Dont know/Refused241.8
TOTAL1313100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


QN31A_B from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion
IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF A RELIGION (from RELIG): How often do you share your faith with non-believers? Would you say...? (QN31A_B)
TOTAL%
1) Every day71020.8
2) At least once a week57316.7
3) Once or twice a month37611.0
4) A few times a year35010.2
5) Seldom66419.4
6) Never66019.3
8) Dont know682.0
9) Refused200.6
TOTAL3421100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day7811.9
2) More than once a week10716.4
3) Once a week12819.6
4) At least once a month9013.8
5) Several times a year426.4
6) Less often9113.9
7) Never11317.3
8) Dont know40.6
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL653100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SHARE_F from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala
How often do you share your faith with non-believers: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (SHARE_F)
TOTAL%
1) Every day18918.8
2) More than once a week14814.7
3) Once a week13613.5
4) At least once a month979.7
5) Several times a year727.2
6) Less often909.0
7) Never26626.5
8) Dont know60.6
9) Refused10.1
TOTAL1,005100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


MBRMISS from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)
Have you ever personally tried to convert someone to the LDS faith (outside of periods of actual missionary service)? (MBRMISS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, often10110.8
2) Yes, once in a while34937.2
3) No, not really48752.0
TOTAL937100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


ACTEVANG from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996
[ASKED OF GROUP 1 AND GROUP 2] Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years a lot, some, or none?: Told teens or adults explicitly about how they could become a Christian? (ACTEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) A lot44119.5
2) Some1,12749.8
3) None67629.9
4) DK110.5
5) Refused80.4
TOTAL2263100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


CONVERT from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963
Have you personally ever tried to convert someone to your religious faith? (CONVERT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, often2609.7
2) Yes, a few times59622.2
3) Yes, once or twice52919.7
4) No, never1,30048.4
TOTAL2685100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


MBRMISS from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)
Have you ever personally tried to convert someone to the LDS faith (outside of periods of actual missionary service)? (MBRMISS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, often206.8
2) Yes, once in a while12041.1
3) No, not really15252.1
TOTAL292100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


PERSUADE from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[ASK ONLY IF CONSCHRS = 1 “YES”] In the past year, how many times have you talked specifically with anyone who was not a Christian to persuade them to become a Christian? (PERSUADE)
TOTAL%
1) None1,20951.9
2) Once or twice38816.7
3) Several times41717.9
4) Many times29812.8
5) Don’t know140.6
6) Refused20.1
Missing583 
TOTAL2,328100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


Q42D from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q42 How important is it to do the following.. in order to be a good person; d. Convert others to your religious faith (Q42D)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1599.5
2) Somewhat important30017.9
3) Not very important48729.1
4) Not at all important72743.5
TOTAL1673100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


CONVOTHR from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q35e. How important is it to do the following if one wishes to be a good person? Convert others to your religious faith (CONVOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Not important63239.2
2) Not very important44227.4
3) Somewhat important32119.9
4) Very important21713.5
Missing36 
TOTAL1,612100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


CHRCHGL from Religion and Politics Survey, 1996
Which do you think is most important for the church to do -- to convert people to a spiritual belief so that they can earn a happy life after death, or to teach people how to live better every day with all other people? (CHRCHGL)
TOTAL%
1) Convert to spiritual belief58614.0
2) Teach people how to live better3,02972.5
3) Both44910.7
4) Neither401.0
5) Undecided751.8
TOTAL4,179100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELIMP32 from America's Evangelicals
Now I am going to read to you a list of statements about religion. For each one, please tell me how strongly you agree or disagree with it. (FOLLOWUP) Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat? It is important to convert others (RELIMP32)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree55834.7
2) Somewhat agree39624.6
3) Somewhat disagree24915.5
4) Strongly disagree35422.0
5) Dont know/Refused533.3
TOTAL1610100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


XCONVERT from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996
[ASKED OF THOSE IN GROUP 1 WHO ANSWERED 1 TO TRYCHANG] How important is converting people to Jesus Christ, as a way to change American society? (XCONVERT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1,41783.5
2) Somewhat important24914.7
3) Not important191.1
4) DK100.6
5) Refused30.2
TOTAL1698100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


BECOMECH from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
In your view, how important is it for Christians to encourage people from other faiths—-such as Muslims, Hindus, or Buddhists—-to become Christians? (BECOMECH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important43629.9
2) Fairly important27218.7
3) Not very important27218.7
4) Not at all important44130.3
5) Don’t know302.1
6) Refused50.3
Missing1,454 
TOTAL1,456100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


TRYCONV from Religious Behaviors Questionnaire, 1986
I have tried to convert others to faith in God. (TRYCONV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1818.8
2) No7881.3
TOTAL96100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


PERSOTHR from Religious Behaviors Questionnaire, 1986
I have tried to persuade others to attend church or synagogue on a religious holiday. (PERSOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3233.3
2) No6466.7
TOTAL96100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


TRYCONV from Religious Behaviors Questionnaire, 1987
I have tried to convert others to faith in God. (TRYCONV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2123.9
2) No6776.1
TOTAL88100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


PERSOTHR from Religious Behaviors Questionnaire, 1987
I have tried to persuade others to attend church or synagogue on a religious holiday. (PERSOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3034.1
2) No5865.9
TOTAL88100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


TRYCONV from Religious Behaviors Questionnaire, 1988
I have tried to convert others to faith in God. (TRYCONV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2021.5
2) No7378.5
TOTAL93100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


PERSOTHR from Religious Behaviors Questionnaire, 1988
I have tried to persuade others to attend church or synagogue on a religious holiday. (PERSOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2223.7
2) No7176.3
TOTAL93100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


Q14D from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q14 How often did you participate in the following religious activities last month - d. Community or missionary outreach programs (Q14D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1,26978.2
2) 1-2 times27016.6
3) 3-4 times533.3
4) 5 or more times301.8
TOTAL1622100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


MISSION from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)
Y234. How many times, if any, have you ever gone on a religious missions team or religious service project? [PROBE: Just give me your best guess.][RECORD NUMBER, RANGE= 0-20, 98=DK, 99=REFUSED, RANGE 20=20 OR MORE] (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) 02,39371.0
1) 135910.7
2) 22517.4
3) 31093.2
4) 4491.5
5) 5511.5
6) 6220.7
7) 770.2
8) 870.2
9) 940.1
10) 10320.9
11) 1120.1
12) 1260.2
15) 15100.3
16) 1610.0
20) 20230.7
777) Dont know371.1
888) Refused70.2
TOTAL3370100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Youth
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MISSION from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)
(mission_w2) Q:7. In the last two years, how many times, if any, have you gone on a religious missions team or religious service project? [PROBE: Just give me your best guess.] [RECORD NUMBER, RANGE = 0-20, RANGE 20=20 OR MORE] (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) 01,97075.7
1) 130211.6
2) 21636.3
3) 3582.2
4) 4271.0
5) 5170.7
6) 6120.5
7) 730.1
8) 830.1
9) 920.1
10) 1070.3
11) 1110.0
12) 1220.1
15) 1520.1
20) 20100.4
666) Invalid skip230.9
777) Dont know20.1
TOTAL2604100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MISSION from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
(mission_w3) Q:7. In the last two years, how many times, if any, have you gone on a religious missions team or religious service project? [PROBE: Just give me your best guess.] [RECORD NUMBER, RANGE=0-20, RANGE 20=20 OR MORE] (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) 02,14184.6
1) 12108.3
2) 2943.7
3) 3321.3
4) 4120.5
5) 590.4
6) 630.1
7) 710.0
8) 810.0
10) 1030.1
14) 1410.0
15) 1510.0
18) 1810.0
20) 2090.4
777) Dont know40.2
999) Legitimate skip100.4
TOTAL2532100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELALT9 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF NOT Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? (RANDOMIZE LIST) Given money or time to a religious organization to help spread the gospel in the U.S. or overseas (RELALT9)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all20769.7
2) 1-23110.4
3) 3-5175.7
4) More than 53812.8
5) Dont know/Refused41.3
TOTAL297100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELALT11 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF NOT Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? (RANDOMIZE LIST) Go on a religious mission to another country (RELALT11)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all28395.3
2) 1-251.7
3) 3-520.7
4) More than 520.7
5) Dont know/Refused51.7
TOTAL297100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELALT12 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF NOT Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? (RANDOMIZE LIST) Do a religious project in the United States (RELALT12)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all23779.8
2) 1-2268.8
3) 3-593.0
4) More than 5165.4
5) Dont know/Refused93.0
TOTAL297100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELALT29 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? Given money or time to a Christian organization to help spread the gospel in the U.S. or overseas (RELALT29)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all48837.2
2) 1-225719.6
3) 3-514911.3
4) More than 538729.5
5) Dont know/Refused322.4
TOTAL1313100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELA2_11 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? Go on a religious mission to another country (RELA2_11)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1,22693.4
2) 1-2564.3
3) 3-5110.8
4) More than 590.7
5) Dont know/Refused110.8
TOTAL1313100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELA2_12 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? Do a religious project in the United States (RELA2_12)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all90769.1
2) 1-218814.3
3) 3-5745.6
4) More than 5937.1
5) Dont know/Refused513.9
TOTAL1313100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MISSION from Religion and America's Role in the World
Have you ever participated in missionary work, in the United States or abroad, on behalf of your religion or church? If respondent says yes- Was the missionary work in the United States, outside the United States, or have you done both? (MISSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the United States22015.7
2) Yes, outside of the United States503.6
3) Yes, both in the United States and Internationally876.2
4) No, have not participated in missionary work1,01372.4
5) Dont know/refused302.1
TOTAL1400100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MISSION from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)
Have you ever served a mission for the LDS Church? (If so, which kind(s)?) (MISSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, a full-time mission14015.5
2) Yes, a stake mission667.3
3) Yes, both kinds of mission394.3
4) No, no mission66173.0
TOTAL906100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


ACTGOSP from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996
[ASKED OF GROUP 1 AND GROUP 2] Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years a lot, some, or none?: Given money or time to a Christian organization to help spread the gospel in the U.S. or overseas? (ACTGOSP)
TOTAL%
1) A lot66029.2
2) Some1,09048.2
3) None49822.0
4) DK120.5
5) Refused30.1
TOTAL2263100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MISSION from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)
Have you ever served a mission for the LDS Church? (If so, which kind(s)?) (MISSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, a full-time mission279.4
2) Yes, a stake mission186.3
3) Yes, both kinds of mission51.7
4) No, no mission23782.6
TOTAL287100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


WHOCONV1 from America's Evangelicals
(IF YES IN CONVERT) Please tell me which of the following people youve tried to convince to accept Jesus into their life: (RANDOMIZE LIST) Friends (WHOCONV1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69291.2
2) No658.6
3) Dont know/Refused20.3
TOTAL759100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


WHOCONV2 from America's Evangelicals
(IF YES IN CONVERT) Please tell me which of the following people youve tried to convince to accept Jesus into their life: (RANDOMIZE LIST) Family (WHOCONV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes64785.2
2) No11114.6
3) Dont know/Refused10.1
TOTAL759100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


WHOCONV3 from America's Evangelicals
(IF YES IN CONVERT) Please tell me which of the following people youve tried to convince to accept Jesus into their life: (RANDOMIZE LIST) Co-workers (WHOCONV3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43256.9
2) No32242.4
3) Dont know/Refused50.7
TOTAL759100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


WHOCONV4 from America's Evangelicals
(IF YES IN CONVERT) Please tell me which of the following people youve tried to convince to accept Jesus into their life: (RANDOMIZE LIST) Children (WHOCONV4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59278.0
2) No16621.9
3) Dont know/Refused10.1
TOTAL759100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


WHOCONV5 from America's Evangelicals
(IF YES IN CONVERT) Please tell me which of the following people youve tried to convince to accept Jesus into their life: (RANDOMIZE LIST) Strangers (WHOCONV5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39251.6
2) No36548.1
3) Dont know/Refused20.3
TOTAL759100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


WHOCONV6 from America's Evangelicals
(IF YES IN CONVERT) Please tell me which of the following people youve tried to convince to accept Jesus into their life: (RANDOMIZE LIST) (OTHER) (WHOCONV6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14719.4
2) No59978.9
3) Dont know/Refused131.7
TOTAL759100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_MURELG from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[ASK ONLY IF CONT_MUS = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] In your contacts with Muslims, how often do you discuss religion? (C_MURELG)
TOTAL%
1) Never65446.6
2) Almost never27019.3
3) Occasionally36225.8
4) Often1107.8
5) Don’t know60.4
Missing1,507 
TOTAL1,402100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_HIRELG from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[ASK ONLY IF CONT_HIN = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] In your contacts with Hindus, how often do you discuss religion? (C_HIRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Never53051.6
2) Almost never23022.4
3) Occasionally20620.0
4) Often504.9
5) Don’t know121.2
Missing1,883 
TOTAL1,028100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_BURELG from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[ASK ONLY IF CONT_BUD = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] In your contacts with Buddhists, how often do you discuss religion? (C_BURELG)
TOTAL%
1) Never37337.6
2) Almost never24024.2
3) Occasionally28829.0
4) Often868.7
5) Don’t know50.5
Missing1,918 
TOTAL992100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_JWRELG from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[ASK ONLY IF CONT_JEW = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] In your contacts with Jews, how often do you discuss religion? (C_JWRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Never85838.5
2) Almost never44820.1
3) Occasionally69131.0
4) Often22810.2
5) Don’t know40.2
Missing680 
TOTAL2,229100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PERS_MUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE= 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES] Did you try to persuade anyone who was Muslim? (PERS_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1069.6
2) No96887.9
3) Don’t know272.5
Missing1,808 
TOTAL1,101100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PERS_HIN from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE = 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES] Did you try to persuade anyone who was Hindu? (PERS_HIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes555.0
2) No1,02192.6
3) Don’t know262.4
Missing1,808 
TOTAL1,102100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PERS_BUD from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE = 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES] Did you try to persuade anyone who was Buddhist? (PERS_BUD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes787.1
2) No1,00391.0
3) Don’t know211.9
Missing1,808 
TOTAL1,102100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PERS_JEW from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE= 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES] Did you try to persuade anyone who was Jewish? (PERS_JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19217.4
2) No89080.8
3) Don’t know201.8
Missing1,808 
TOTAL1,102100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PERS_ATH from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
[ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE= 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES] Did you try to persuade anyone who was an atheist? (PERS_ATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50045.4
2) No57552.2
3) Don’t know272.5
Missing1,808 
TOTAL1,102100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


 

Subcategories
CongregationDid respondents' congregation take part in evangelistic or outreach activity?
FrequencyHow often does respondent share their faith?
ImportanceHow important is it to share one's faith?
IncidenceHas the respondent ever tried to convert others or ask others to visit his/her church?
MissionHow often has the respondent been involved with a missionary program?
Who?To whom did the respondent proselytize?

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