National Congregations Study, Cumulative Dataset (1998, 2006-2007, 2012, and 2018-2019)

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CHOIR

Was there singing by a choir at this service?
  1) Yes
  2) No

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Yes 3141 59.0% 59.0% -0.83
No 2187 41.0% 100.0% 1.20

Variable Comparisons


Year (I-YEAR)

1998 2006 2012 2018 TOTAL
Yes 70.4%
868
57.2%
861
56.0%
745
53.0%
667
59.0%
3141
No 29.6%
365
42.8%
644
44.0%
586
47.0%
592
41.0%
2187
TOTAL 100.0%
1233
100.0%
1505
100.0%
1331
100.0%
1259

5328


Region (I-REGION)

New England or Mid-Atlantic East North Central or West North Central South Atlantic, East South Central, or West South Central Mountain or Pacific TOTAL
Yes 57.6%
457
52.1%
700
67.2%
1470
51.2%
514
59.0%
3141
No 42.4%
336
47.9%
643
32.8%
718
48.8%
490
41.0%
2187
TOTAL 100.0%
793
100.0%
1343
100.0%
2188
100.0%
1004

5328


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

More conservative Right in the middle More liberal TOTAL
Yes 54.1%
1553
67.2%
1166
59.3%
344
59.1%
3063
No 45.9%
1317
32.8%
569
40.7%
236
40.9%
2122
TOTAL 100.0%
2870
100.0%
1735
100.0%
580

5185


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

More conservative Right in the middle More liberal TOTAL
Yes 54.5%
1415
65.1%
1276
59.8%
306
59.2%
2997
No 45.5%
1180
34.9%
683
40.2%
206
40.8%
2069
TOTAL 100.0%
2595
100.0%
1959
100.0%
512

5066


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Roman Catholic White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist Black Protestant White liberal or moderate Non-Christian TOTAL
Yes 74.3%
956
42.6%
851
84.5%
587
62.3%
709
18.0%
38
59.0%
3141
No 25.7%
330
57.4%
1147
15.5%
108
37.7%
429
82.0%
173
41.0%
2187
TOTAL 100.0%
1286
100.0%
1998
100.0%
695
100.0%
1138
100.0%
211

5328

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