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Was any visual projection equipment used in this service? (National Congregations Study 2006-2007)

Each question was asked of a key informant from the congregation, such as a minister, priest, rabbi, or other staff person or leader.


Visual Projection Equipment? (National Congregations Study 2006-2007)

   

[Results weighted by W1]


Demographic Patterns


Visual Projection Equipment? (Demographic Patterns)


Visual Projection Equipment? by Year Founded


Before 19001900-19501951-19992000 or LaterMissingTOTAL
Yes15.3%
55
23.4%
91
35.3%
202
41.8%
41
1927.4%
389
No84.7%
304
76.6%
298
64.7%
370
58.2%
57
7072.6%
1029
TOTAL100.0%
359
100.0%
389
100.0%
572
100.0%
98
891418

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Visual Projection Equipment? by Adult Members


25 or Less26-5051-100101-200More than 200MissingTOTAL
Yes8.0%
16
20.5%
77
29.3%
110
35.9%
104
38.3%
100
127.1%
407
No92.0%
184
79.5%
298
70.7%
265
64.1%
186
61.7%
161
472.9%
1094
TOTAL100.0%
200
100.0%
375
100.0%
375
100.0%
290
100.0%
261
51501

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Visual Projection Equipment? by Political Ideology


More on the conservative sideRight in the middleMore on the liberal sideMissingTOTAL
Yes33.3%
274
22.5%
110
3.6%
4
2027.3%
388
No66.7%
548
77.5%
379
96.4%
107
6472.7%
1034
TOTAL100.0%
822
100.0%
489
100.0%
111
841422

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Visual Projection Equipment? by Region of the Country


New England or Mid-AtlanticEast North Central or West North CentralSouth Atlantic, East South Central, or West South CentralMountain or PacificTOTAL
Yes17.7%
35
28.9%
112
25.1%
180
39.8%
82
27.1%
409
No82.3%
163
71.1%
275
74.9%
536
60.2%
124
72.9%
1098
TOTAL100.0%
198
100.0%
387
100.0%
716
100.0%
206
1507

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Visual Projection Equipment? by Religious Tradition


Roman CatholicWhite conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalistBlack ProtestantWhite liberal or moderateNon-ChristianTOTAL
Yes3.8%
3
42.7%
315
9.3%
33
19.3%
55
3.9%
2
27.1%
408
No96.3%
77
57.3%
422
90.7%
321
80.7%
230
96.1%
49
72.9%
1099
TOTAL100.0%
80
100.0%
737
100.0%
354
100.0%
285
100.0%
51
1507

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Visual Projection Equipment? by Theology


More on the conservative sideRight in the middleMore on the liberal sideMissingTOTAL
Yes32.1%
293
22.4%
95
12.4%
15
627.6%
403
No67.9%
621
77.6%
330
87.6%
106
4172.4%
1057
TOTAL100.0%
914
100.0%
425
100.0%
121
471460

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Visual Projection Equipment? by Year


19982006TOTAL
Yes12.1%
149
27.1%
408
20.4%
557
No87.9%
1079
72.9%
1098
79.6%
2177
TOTAL100.0%
1228
100.0%
1506
2734

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Notes

The National Congregations Study (NCS) dataset "fills a void in the sociological study of congregations by providing, for the first time, data that can be used to draw a nationally aggregate picture of congregations" (Chaves et al. 1999, p.460). Thanks to innovations in sampling techniques, the NCS data is the first nationally representative sample of American congregations. In 2006-07, a panel component was added to the NCS. In addition to the new cross-section of congregations generated in conjunction with the 2006 General Social Survey (GSS), a stratified random sample was drawn from congregations who participated in the 1998 NCS. The 2006-07 NCS sample, then, includes a subset of cases that were also interviewed in 1998. A full codebook, prepared by the primary investigator, is available for download here. The codebook contains the original questionnaire, as well as detailed information on survey methodology, weights, coding, and more.