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Now I would like to ask you some questions about your personal religious and moral views, which may or may not match the official position of your denomination. (Give Card D) Using the categories in card D, please tell me whether you would agree or disagree with the following statements. It is important to encourage others to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Jesus Christ as his or her savior
  1) Strongly agree
  2) Agree
  3) Neutral
  4) Disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Strongly agree 59 66.3% 66.3% -.6
Agree 20 22.5% 88.8% .59
Neutral 5 5.6% 94.4% 1.78
Disagree 5 5.6% 100% 2.97

Variable Comparisons


Church attendance (I-ATTEND)

100 or less 101-200 201-500 500+ TOTAL
Strongly agree 62.5%
25
64.0%
16
68.4%
13
100.0%
5
66.3%
59
Agree 27.5%
11
20.0%
5
21.1%
4
0.0%
0
22.5%
20
Neutral 5.0%
2
8.0%
2
5.3%
1
0.0%
0
5.6%
5
Disagree 5.0%
2
8.0%
2
5.3%
1
0.0%
0
5.6%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
40
100.0%
25
100.0%
19
100.0%
5

89


Age (I-AGE)

1776-1850 1851-1900 1901-1950 1951-1975 1976-2000 TOTAL
Strongly agree 64.3%
9
59.1%
13
72.2%
13
60.0%
12
85.7%
12
67.0%
59
Agree 21.4%
3
13.6%
3
27.8%
5
30.0%
6
14.3%
2
21.6%
19
Neutral 7.1%
1
9.1%
2
0.0%
0
10.0%
2
0.0%
0
5.7%
5
Disagree 7.1%
1
18.2%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
5.7%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
14
100.0%
22
100.0%
18
100.0%
20
100.0%
14

88


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Assemblies of God Episcopal United Methodist Church TOTAL
Strongly agree 100.0%
24
36.7%
11
68.6%
24
66.3%
59
Agree 0.0%
0
36.7%
11
25.7%
9
22.5%
20
Neutral 0.0%
0
13.3%
4
2.9%
1
5.6%
5
Disagree 0.0%
0
13.3%
4
2.9%
1
5.6%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
24
100.0%
30
100.0%
35

89


Region (I-REGION)

Grand Rapids, MI Waco, TX Harford, CT TOTAL
Strongly agree 60.6%
20
84.6%
22
56.7%
17
66.3%
59
Agree 27.3%
9
15.4%
4
23.3%
7
22.5%
20
Neutral 6.1%
2
0.0%
0
10.0%
3
5.6%
5
Disagree 6.1%
2
0.0%
0
10.0%
3
5.6%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
33
100.0%
26
100.0%
30

89

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