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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Case number (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53332667.1471540
2) Four-digit year of data collection (YEAR)
TOTAL%
1998) 1998123423.1
2006) 2006150628.2
2012) 2012133125.0
2018) 2018126223.7
TOTAL5333100.0
3) Region in which congregation is located. Remarks: See Statistical Abstracts (any edition), U.S. Bureau of the Census, for a list of states within regions. (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England or Mid-Atlantic79314.9
2) East North Central or West North Central134625.2
3) South Atlantic, East South Central, or West South Central219041.1
4) Mountain or Pacific100418.8
TOTAL5333100.0
4) What is your position in this congregation? Remarks: This item identifies the position of the key informant. Positions are grouped here according to broad themes, but this is by no means the only categorization possible. (POS1)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader359267.5
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)4187.9
3) Music130.2
4) Education450.8
5) Youth and Young Adults280.5
6) Adult/Family/Outreach270.5
7) Sick/Bereaved100.2
8) Missions60.1
10) Administration82515.5
11) Lay Leader2755.2
12) Building/Grounds Caretaking80.2
13) Other370.7
14) Multiple Roles350.7
Missing14 
TOTAL5319100.0
5) For how long have you been actively involved with this congregation? (Number of months) Remarks: Respondents were asked to report the number of years and months they have been involved. We converted their responses into the total number of months. (RTENURE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1502128.674127
6) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (FOUNDED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51711930.44355
7) In what year did your congregation began worshiping at its current location? (STRTWRSH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11911945.21245
8) Is your congregation formally affiliated with a denomination, convention, or some similar kind of association? Remarks: This variable is coded 1 for congregations that we knew to be affiliated with a denomination even if the informant responded 'No' to the question. (HAVEDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes458486.0
2) No74914.0
TOTAL5333100.0
9) [2006-07 and 2012 wording] Please tell me the name of your denomination or other association. [ARDA Note: Please see DENOM in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (DENOM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL532436.06231
10) Denominational affiliation, collapsed; Remarks: DENCODE uses the information from DENOM and other questions asking about congregations' religious affiliations and traditions to create an aggregated religious family variable. [ARDA Note: Please see DENCODE in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (DENCODE)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic128724.1
2) Southern Baptist Convention4789.0
3) Black Baptist1572.9
4) American Black Convention541.0
5) Other Baptist3947.4
6) United Methodist Church4308.1
7) Black Methodist500.9
8) Other Methodist330.6
9) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America2023.8
10) Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod1001.9
11) Other Lutheran340.6
12) Presbyterian Church (USA)1472.8
13) Other Presbyterian290.5
14) Assemblies of God1092.0
15) Other Pentecostal1863.5
16) Church of God in Christ400.8
17) Disciples of Christ240.5
18) Episcopal Church1272.4
19) United Church of Christ991.9
20) Reformed Church in America140.3
21) Church of the Brethren130.2
22) Jehovah's Witness450.8
23) Mennonite100.2
24) Church of the Nazarene280.5
25) Seventh-day Adventist450.8
26) Unitarian Universalist Association330.6
27) Eastern Orthodox310.6
28) Church/Churches of Christ931.7
29) Various Church of God691.3
30) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints881.7
31) Jewish951.8
32) Non-Christian/non-Jewish1162.2
36) Christian and Missionary Alliance220.4
37) Other Mainline/Liberal310.6
38) Other Conservative/Evangelical1102.1
39) Other Christian, not elsewhere classified5109.6
TOTAL5333100.0
11) Denominational affiliation, collapsed further; Remarks: DENCODE3 collapses DENCODE into an even more broadly defined religious family variable. Note that DENCODE3 places congregations in a category if the religious tradition of the congregation was clear, even if HAVEDEN = 2. (DENCODE3)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic128724.1
2) Baptist108320.3
6) Methodist5139.6
9) Lutheran3366.3
12) Presbyterian or Reformed2895.4
14) Pentecostal3977.4
17) Other mainline or liberal Protestants1112.1
18) Episcopal Church1272.4
22) Other conservative, evangelical, or sectarian Protestants3506.6
23) Other Christian, not elsewhere classified62911.8
24) Non-Christian2114.0
TOTAL5333100.0
12) Religious Tradition - collapsed; Remarks: TRAD3 uses all available information to place congregations into very broad religious traditions [ARDA Note: Please see TRAD3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (TRAD3)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic128724.1
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist200137.5
3) Black Protestant69613.1
4) White liberal or moderate113821.3
6) Non-Christian2114.0
TOTAL5333100.0
13) Is your congregation affiliated with any local association of congregations such as a local council of churches? Remarks: In 1998, the skip instruction attached to HAVEDEN was incorrect. When HAVEDEN=2, informants should have been asked LOCALAFF, but instead interviewers were directed to item 10. Because of this error, LOCALAFF was asked only of congregations who reported an affiliation with a denomination. LOCALAFF therefore should be used with caution and interpreted appropriately. (LOCALAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54751.8
2) No51048.2
Missing4276 
TOTAL1057100.0
14) What type of building does your congregation currently use for the primary worship services? Remarks: Item 10a was asked only if the congregation reported meeting in some other kind of building (item 10=2). Responses to items 10 and 10a were consolidated into BLDGTYPE. (BLDGTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) School701.3
7) Storefront390.7
20) Church, synagogue, temple or mosque507695.3
21) Other1422.7
Missing6 
TOTAL5327100.0
15) Do visitors ever come to view the building or the worship space to look at its architecture, or at artwork like stained glass windows or statues? (VIEWBLDG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65253.1
2) No57646.9
Missing4105 
TOTAL1228100.0
16) Does this building belong to your congregation, or does it belong to another group that loans or rents space to you? (OWNBLDG)
TOTAL%
1) Belongs to congregation or denomination496393.4
2) Belongs to another group3536.6
Missing17 
TOTAL5316100.0
17) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation done any major construction or remodeling of your building or buildings? Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations reported owning their own building (OWNBLDG=1). (REMODEL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46532.7
2) No95567.3
Missing3913 
TOTAL1420100.0
18) What year was this building built? Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations reported owning their own building (OWNBLDG=1). (BLDGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10561959.06743
19) Is your building used by any other congregation for its worship services? Remarks: In 2012 this item was asked only if congregations reported owning their own building (OWNBLDG=1). In 2018-19 this item was asked only if OWNBLDG=1 and congregations reported that other groups used their building (USEBLDG=1). USEBLDG wasn't asked in 2012. Analysts examining change over time should keep this in mind. (CONGUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21911.0
2) No178189.1
Missing3333 
TOTAL2000100.0
20) Is that congregation composed primarily of recent immigrants to the United States? Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations reported that their building was used by another congregation for its worship services (CONGUSE=1). See remark for CONGUSE. (CONGIMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes934.7
2) No189395.3
Missing3347 
TOTAL1986100.0
21) Did this construction or remodeling include any special features to improve accessibility for people with physical disabilities? Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations had done major construction or remodeling (REMODEL = 1). (IMPROVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28160.8
2) No18139.2
Missing4871 
TOTAL462100.0
22) Some congregations have worship services that take place every week at more than one location, but all locations are considered part of the same congregation. Does this describe your congregation? (MULTISITE_1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31412.1
2) No227987.9
Missing2740 
TOTAL2593100.0
23) Do all of the services take place in the same building or campus? Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations reported having weekly worship services taking place at more than location, all part of the same congregation (MULTISITE_1=1). (SAMEBLDG_18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6131.1
2) No13568.9
Missing5137 
TOTAL196100.0
24) Multisite status of congregation with added clarification; [ARDA Note: Please see MULTISITE_2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (MULTISITE_2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13510.7
2) No112789.3
Missing4071 
TOTAL1262100.0
25) Including your location, how many locations does your congregation have? Remarks: In 2012, this item was asked if congregations reported being a multisite congregation (MULTISITE_1 = 1). (NMLOCATE_12)
TOTAL%
2) 6857.6
3) 3025.4
4) 65.1
5) 65.1
6) 32.5
7) 10.8
9) 10.8
15) 10.8
20) 21.7
Missing5215 
TOTAL118100.0
26) Including your location, how many locations does your congregation have? Remarks: In 2018-19, this item was asked only if congregations reported they were multisite (MULTISITE_1 = 1) and reported that services do not take place in the same building or campus (SAMEBLDG = 2 and thus MULTISITE_2 = 1). (NMLOCATE_18)
TOTAL%
2) 6750.0
3) 2619.4
4) 1914.2
5) 75.2
6) 10.7
7) 43.0
8) 21.5
9) 21.5
10) 10.7
14) 10.7
16) 10.7
17) 21.5
100) 10.7
Missing5199 
TOTAL134100.0
27) Are any of the congregation's locations considered satellite or branches of a main congregation or campus? Remarks: In 2012, this item was asked if congregations reported being a multisite congregation (MULTISITE_1 = 1). (BRANCH_12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8672.9
2) No3227.1
Missing5215 
TOTAL118100.0
28) Are any of the congregation's locations considered satellite or branches of a main congregation or campus? Remarks: In 2018-19, this item was asked only if congregations reported they were multisite (MULTISITE_1 = 1) and reported that services do not take place in the same building or campus (SAMEBLDG = 2 and thus MULTISITE_2 = 1). (BRANCH_18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8663.7
2) No4835.6
3) [ARDA note: unknown code]10.7
Missing5198 
TOTAL135100.0
29) Is your location one of these satellites or branches, or is your location the main one? Remarks: In 2012, this item was asked if congregations reported being a multisite congregation (MULTISITE_1 = 1). (BRCHMAIN_12)
TOTAL%
1) Satellite/Branch55.8
2) Main location8194.2
Missing5247 
TOTAL86100.0
30) Is your location one of these satellites or branches, or is your location the main one? Remarks: In 2018-19, this item was asked only if congregations reported they were multisite (MULTISITE_1 = 1) and reported that services do not take place in the same building or campus (SAMEBLDG = 2 and thus MULTISITE_2 = 1). (BRCHMAIN_18)
TOTAL%
1) Satellite/Branch1820.9
2) Main location6879.1
Missing5247 
TOTAL86100.0
31) Do people in worship services at these locations hear the same sermons or messages, either via live broadcast or a recording? Remarks: In 2012, this item was asked if congregations reported being a multisite congregation (MULTISITE_1 = 1). (SAMESER_12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5344.9
2) No6555.1
Missing5215 
TOTAL118100.0
32) Do people in worship services at these locations hear the same sermons or messages, either via live broadcast or a recording? Remarks: In 2018-19, this item was asked only if congregations reported they were multisite (MULTISITE_1 = 1) and reported that services do not take place in the same building or campus (SAMEBLDG = 2 and thus MULTISITE_2 = 1). (SAMESER_18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5339.3
2) No8260.7
Missing5198 
TOTAL135100.0
33) Do they hear any of the same music, either via live broadcast or a recording? Remarks: In 2012, this item was asked if congregations reported being a multisite congregation (MULTISITE_1 = 1). (SAMEMUS_12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3428.8
2) No8471.2
Missing5215 
TOTAL118100.0
34) Do they hear any of the same music, either via live broadcast or a recording? Remarks: In 2018-19, this item was asked only if congregations reported they were multisite (MULTISITE_1 = 1) and reported that services do not take place in the same building or campus (SAMEBLDG = 2 and thus MULTISITE_2 = 1). (SAMEMUS_18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3425.2
2) No10074.1
3) [ARDA note: unknown code]10.7
Missing5198 
TOTAL135100.0
35) How many persons would you say are associated in any way with the religious life of this congregation - counting both adults and children, counting both regular and irregular participants, counting both official or registered members and also participating nonmembers. What is the total number of persons associated with this congregation to any degree at all? Remarks: In 1998 and 2006-07 a single number response was accepted. In 2012 and 2018-19 either a single number or a range was accepted. When ranges were accepted, the average was used as NUMTOTAL. (NUMTOTAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52912387.1155419
36) How many persons - counting both adults and children - would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation - whether or not they are officially members of your congregation? Remarks: In 1998 and 2006-07 a single number response was accepted. In 2012 and 2018-19 either a single number or a range was accepted. When ranges were accepted, the average was used as NUMREGLR. (NUMREGLR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53011131.6372318
37) How many adults - people 18 years or older - would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation? Remarks: Because NUMADLTS was used to create weighting variables, we imputed a value to NUMADLTS for cases with missing data. IMPSIZE is coded 1 for cases for which NUMADLTS was imputed. In 1998 and 2006-07 a single number response was accepted. In 2012 and 2018-19 either a single number or a range was accepted. When ranges were accepted, the average was used as NUMADLTS. (NUMADLTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5333785.0071596
38) Size was imputed for NUMADLTS; Remarks: Details regarding the construction of IMPSIZE can be found in Appendix A. (IMPSIZE)
TOTAL%
0) No, size not imputed523998.2
1) Yes, size imputed for NUMADLTS941.8
TOTAL5333100.0
39) What was the number of regularly participating adults in your congregation two years ago, that is in 2010? (NUMADLTS2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2407891.6252198
40) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] Compared with two years ago - that is, this time in 2010 - has the number of regularly participating adults increased, decreased, or remained about the same? [ARDA Note: Please see ADLTCHG in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (ADLTCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Increased7141.5
2) Remained about the same6437.4
3) Decreased3621.1
Missing5162 
TOTAL171100.0
41) Has your [increase/decrease] been 10 percent or more since two years ago, or less than 10 percent? Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations reported an increase or decrease in the number of regularly participating adults (ADLTCHG=1 or ADLTCHG=3). In 2006-07, responses to items 14a and 14b were consolidated into CHANGE. (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Decreased more than 10 percent896.0
2) Decreased less than 10 percent1349.0
3) Remained about the same54236.3
4) Increased less than 10 percent23315.6
5) Increased more than 10 percent49433.1
Missing3841 
TOTAL1492100.0
42) Is there one person who is the head or senior clergy person or religious leader in your congregation? (CLERGONE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes509495.6
2) No2364.4
Missing3 
TOTAL5330100.0
43) What is the leadership situation in your congregation? Are you currently without a leader, have co-leaders, or in some other situation? Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=2. If CLERGONE=1, this item was left missing. (LEADSIT)
TOTAL%
1) No Leader911.7
2) Co-Leaders3849.4
3) Other Situation3039.0
Missing5256 
TOTAL77100.0
44) How many co-leaders are there? Remarks: This item was asked only if LEADSIT=2. If LEADSIT=1 or 2, this item was left missing. (CLDRNUM)
TOTAL%
2) 2052.6
3) 513.2
4) 37.9
5) 25.3
6) 25.3
8) 12.6
9) 12.6
10) 25.3
14) 12.6
20) 12.6
Missing5295 
TOTAL38100.0
45) Are you searching for a leader? Remarks: This item was asked only if LEADSIT=1. If LEADSIT=2 or 3, this item was left as missing. (LDRSRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes333.3
2) No666.7
Missing5324 
TOTAL9100.0
46) Are the co-leaders a married couple? Remarks: This item was asked only if LEADSIT=2 and CLDRNUM=2. If LEADSIT did not equal 2 or CLDRNUM did not equal 2, this item was left missing. (CLDRMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes950.0
2) No950.0
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
47) Is this person male or female? [ARDA Note: Please see DENOM in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLERGSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male476293.3
2) Female3426.7
Missing229 
TOTAL5104100.0
48) What race or ethnicity [are you/is this person?] Remarks: See remarks for CLERGSEX. [ARDA Note: Please see CLERRACE in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLERRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White391677.0
2) Black or African American76915.1
3) Hispanic2154.2
4) Asian or Pacific Islander1472.9
5) Other380.7
Missing248 
TOTAL5085100.0
49) [Are you/Is this person] Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for CLERGSEX. This item was asked only if CLERRACE does not equal three. (CLERHISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1082.9
2) No367597.1
Missing1550 
TOTAL3783100.0
50) Clergy race, incorporates response to CLERHISP; Remarks: This item was constructed using CLERRACE and CLERHISP. See remark to CLERGSEX for details about how this variable is handled in different years for co-leader situations. (CLERRACE2)
TOTAL%
-9) [ARDA note: unknown code]10.0
1) White and non-Hispanic290474.5
2) White Hispanic290.7
3) Black and non-Hispanic61215.7
4) Black Hispanic30.1
5) Hispanic1935.0
6) Asian and non-Hispanic1253.2
7) Asian Hispanic30.1
8) Other270.7
Missing1436 
TOTAL3897100.0
51) What is [you/this person's] Hispanic or Latino national origin? Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. This item was only asked if either CLERRACE=3 or CLERHISP=1. If CLERORIG= 9, 10, or 11, the specification is indicated in ORIGCA, ORIGSA, or ORIGOTHR (see below). (CLERORIG)
TOTAL%
1) Mexican American/Chicano1314.4
2) Mexican3235.6
3) Puerto Rican1112.2
5) Cuban44.4
6) Dominican44.4
7) Colombian77.8
9) Central American, other66.7
10) South American, other44.4
11) Other910.0
Missing5243 
TOTAL90100.0
52) Specification of other national origin for head or senior clergyperson; Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see ORIGCA in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (ORIGCA)
TOTAL%
188) Costa Rica116.7
222) El Salvador116.7
320) Guatemala350.0
340) Honduras116.7
Missing5327 
TOTAL6100.0
53) Specification of other national origin for head or senior clergyperson; Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see ORIGSA in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (ORIGSA)
TOTAL%
32) Argentina125.0
76) Brazil125.0
222) El Salvador125.0
604) Peru125.0
Missing5329 
TOTAL4100.0
54) Specification of other national origin for head or senior clergyperson; Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see ORIGOTHER in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (ORIGOTHR)
TOTAL%
76) Brazil111.1
222) El Salvador222.2
558) Nicaragua111.1
604) Peru111.1
724) Spain333.3
10010) Other, country not specified111.1
Missing5324 
TOTAL9100.0
55) [Were you/Was this person] born in the United States? Remarks: See remarks for CLERGSEX. (BORNINUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes214686.8
2) No32513.2
Missing2862 
TOTAL2471100.0
56) In what country [were you/was this person] born? Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1 and if BORNINUS=2. All country codes are based on ISO-3166 codes, with the exception of the unspecified codes (10001-10010) that are unique to this dataset. (CTRYBORN)
TOTAL%
32) Argentina10.6
50) Bangladesh10.6
52) Barbados10.6
60) Bermuda10.6
76) Brazil21.3
124) Canada85.0
156) China10.6
170) Colombia74.4
192) Cuba42.5
196) Cyprus10.6
214) Dominican Republic21.3
222) El Salvador42.5
250) France10.6
268) Georgia10.6
276) Germany42.5
288) Ghana21.3
320) Guatemala31.9
328) Guyana21.3
332) Haiti53.1
340) Honduras10.6
344) China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region10.6
356) India106.3
364) Iran (Islamic Republic of)10.6
372) Ireland63.8
380) Italy10.6
388) Jamaica10.6
392) Japan10.6
404) Kenya10.6
410) Republic of Korea63.8
422) Lebanon10.6
430) Liberia10.6
440) Lithuania10.6
470) Malta10.6
484) Mexico2918.2
558) Nicaragua10.6
566) Nigeria10.6
586) Pakistan10.6
604) Peru31.9
608) Philippines127.5
616) Poland74.4
630) Puerto Rico21.3
704) Vietnam42.5
710) South Africa31.9
724) Spain21.3
780) Trinidad and Tobago10.6
826) United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland53.1
862) Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)10.6
887) Yemen10.6
10001) Africa, country not specified21.3
Missing5174 
TOTAL159100.0
57) How long [have you/has this person] lived in the United States? Number of months. Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1 and if BORNINUS=2. [ARDA Note: Please see TIMEINUS in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (TIMEINUS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL156295.538181
58) In what year did [you/this person] become the head or senior clergy person or religious leader? Remarks: See remarks for CLERGSEX. (CLERYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50681999.39311
59) How old [are you/is this person]? Remarks: See remarks for CLERGSEX. (CLERGAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502653.81811
60) [Are you/Is this person] currently married? Remarks: See remarks for CLERGSEX. (CLERGMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86071.7
2) No33928.3
Missing4134 
TOTAL1199100.0
61) How do most people in the congregation address [you/this person]? Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. The variables HOWADD and TITLE were both constructed by coding verbatim responses to CLERGMAR. (HOWADD)
TOTAL%
1) First Name OR Nickname20814.4
2) First Name OR Title First Name281.9
3) First Name OR Title Only251.7
4) First Name OR Title Last Name110.8
5) Title First Name29920.6
6) Title First Name OR Title Last Name161.1
7) Title Only69447.9
8) Title Last Name15310.6
9) Title Only OR Title Last Name60.4
10) Title Only OR Title First Name80.6
Missing3885 
TOTAL1448100.0
62) How do most people in the congregation address [you/this person]? Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. The variables HOWADD and TITLE were both constructed by coding verbatim responses to CLERGMAR. (TITLE)
TOTAL%
0) No title20714.3
1) Mr./Ms./Mrs.30.2
2) Dr.231.6
3) Pastor59541.1
4) Minister20.1
5) Reverend594.1
6) Rabbi231.6
7) Father33623.2
8) Padre60.4
9) Monsignor261.8
10) Bishop392.7
11) Sister40.3
12) Brother765.2
13) Elder70.5
14) Teacher10.1
15) Preacher100.7
16) President80.6
17) Imam50.3
18) Chaplain40.3
20) Other141.0
Missing3885 
TOTAL1448100.0
63) What is the highest level of education [you have/this person has] received? Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. If CLERGONE=2, CLEREDUC was set at 7. Analysts looking at change over time should keep in mind that clergy education is measured in different ways in different years. (CLEREDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school171.5
2) High school diploma353.0
3) Some college but no four-year degree746.4
4) Four-year college degree16814.5
5) Graduate degree75465.2
6) Other (includes unspecified religious institutions)544.7
7) Not applicable, no single head clergy554.8
Missing4176 
TOTAL1157100.0
64) Did [you/this person] ever get a high school diploma or GED certificate? Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. (CLERGHS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes125798.7
2) No171.3
Missing4059 
TOTAL1274100.0
65) Did [you/this person] ever complete one or more years of college or post-graduate education - not including schooling such as business college, technical or vocational school? Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. (CLERCOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes120494.7
2) No675.3
Missing4062 
TOTAL1271100.0
66) How many years of college and post-graduate education did [you/this person] complete? Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. (CLERCOLY)
TOTAL%
1) 90.8
2) 534.5
3) 322.7
4) 14012.0
5) 474.0
6) 12210.4
7) 15213.0
8) 24721.1
9) 937.9
10) 11810.1
11) 504.3
12) 453.8
13) 171.5
14) 161.4
15) 80.7
16) 40.3
17) 30.3
18) 10.1
19) 30.3
20) 70.6
21) 20.2
22) 10.1
25) 10.1
Missing4162 
TOTAL1171100.0
67) [Do you/Does this person] have any college, university, or professional degrees? Remarks: This item was only asked if CLERGONE = 1. (CLERGDEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes111693.2
2) No816.8
Missing4136 
TOTAL1197100.0
68) What degree or degrees? Level of first degree mentioned; Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=1 and the head clergyperson had one or more college, university, or professional degrees (CLERGDEG=1). [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGLVL1_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGLVL1_12)
TOTAL%
1) Associate degree363.3
2) Bachelor's degree77971.2
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)797.2
4) MDiv/BDiv degree11310.3
5) Doctoral degree312.8
6) Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL) / Licentiate of Canon Law (JCL) or similar RC Church graduate degree30.3
7) Bible College diploma or certificate (not elsewhere specified)60.5
8) Law, Medical, or other professional degree (not elsewhere specified)20.2
9) Can't tell454.1
Missing4239 
TOTAL1094100.0
69) What degree or degrees? Level of second degree mentioned; Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=1 and the head clergyperson had one or more college, university, or professional degrees (CLERGDEG=1). [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGLVL2_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGLVL2_12)
TOTAL%
1) Associate degree101.3
2) Bachelor's degree7910.3
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)26434.6
4) MDiv/BDiv degree35346.2
5) Doctoral degree283.7
6) Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL) / Licentiate of Canon Law (JCL) or similar RC Church graduate degree60.8
7) Bible College diploma or certificate (not elsewhere specified)40.5
8) Law, Medical, or other professional degree (not elsewhere specified)50.7
9) Can't tell152.0
Missing4569 
TOTAL764100.0
70) What degree or degrees? Level of third degree mentioned; Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=1 and the head clergyperson had one or more college, university, or professional degrees (CLERGDEG=1). [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGLVL_3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGLVL3_12)
TOTAL%
1) Associate degree20.6
2) Bachelor's degree226.9
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)8125.5
4) MDiv/BDiv degree6219.5
5) Doctoral degree12639.6
6) Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL) / Licentiate of Canon Law (JCL) or similar RC Church graduate degree123.8
7) Bible College diploma or certificate (not elsewhere specified)20.6
8) Law, Medical, or other professional degree (not elsewhere specified)10.3
9) Can't tell103.1
Missing5015 
TOTAL318100.0
71) What degree or degrees? First degree religious in content; Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=1 and the head clergyperson had one or more college, university, or professional degrees (CLERGDEG=1). [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGREL1_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGREL1_12)
TOTAL%
0) No37234.1
1) Yes35632.6
9) Can't tell36433.3
Missing4241 
TOTAL1092100.0
72) What degree or degrees? Second degree religious in content; Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=1 and the head clergyperson had one or more college, university, or professional degrees (CLERGDEG=1). [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGREL2_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGREL2_12)
TOTAL%
0) No12716.6
1) Yes56073.4
9) Can't tell7610.0
Missing4570 
TOTAL763100.0
73) What degree or degrees? Third degree religious in content; Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=1 and the head clergyperson had one or more college, university, or professional degrees (CLERGDEG=1). [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGREL3_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGREL3_12)
TOTAL%
0) No5216.4
1) Yes22771.4
9) Can't tell3912.3
Missing5015 
TOTAL318100.0
74) Highest degree completed by head or senior clergyperson; Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=1 and the head clergyperson had one or more college, university, or professional degrees (CLERGDEG=1). [ARDA Note: Please see HDEGREE12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HDEGREE12)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school120.9
2) High school diploma13610.8
3) Associate degree / Junior College / Bible College diploma or certificate272.1
4) Bachelor's degree19515.4
5) Graduate degree83566.1
6) Can't tell594.7
Missing4069 
TOTAL1264100.0
75) [Do you/Does this person] have a four-year college degree? Remarks: remark in CLERGSEX. (C4YRDEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes104387.6
2) No14812.4
Missing4142 
TOTAL1191100.0
76) [Do you/Does this person] have any graduate or professional degrees beyond the four-year college degree? Remarks: remark in CLERGSEX. This item was only asked if the head clergyperson had a four-year college degree. (CGRADEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86584.2
2) No16215.8
Missing4306 
TOTAL1027100.0
77) What degree or degrees? Level of first degree mentioned; [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGLVL1_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGLVL1_18)
TOTAL%
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)26831.7
4) MDiv/BDiv degree38645.7
5) Doctoral degree799.3
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say546.4
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree586.9
Missing4488 
TOTAL845100.0
78) What degree or degrees? Level of second degree mentioned; [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGLVL2_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGLVL2_18)
TOTAL%
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)11130.2
4) MDiv/BDiv degree9525.8
5) Doctoral degree9525.8
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say328.7
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree359.5
Missing4965 
TOTAL368100.0
79) What degree or degrees? Level of third degree mentioned; [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGLVL3_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGLVL3_18)
TOTAL%
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)2123.3
4) MDiv/BDiv degree910.0
5) Doctoral degree3943.3
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say1011.1
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree1112.2
Missing5243 
TOTAL90100.0
80) What degree or degrees? First degree religious in content; [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGREL1_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGREL1_18)
TOTAL%
0) No15117.9
1) Yes59169.9
9) Can't tell10312.2
Missing4488 
TOTAL845100.0
81) What degree or degrees? Second degree religious in content; [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGREL2_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGREL2_18)
TOTAL%
0) No8021.7
1) Yes23864.7
9) Can't tell5013.6
Missing4965 
TOTAL368100.0
82) What degree or degrees? Third degree religious in content; [ARDA Note: Please see CLGDEGREL3_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLGDEGREL3_18)
TOTAL%
0) No2123.3
1) Yes4853.3
9) Can't tell2123.3
Missing5243 
TOTAL90100.0
83) Highest degree completed by head or senior clergyperson; Remarks: [ARDA Note: Please see HDEGREE18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HDEGREE18)
TOTAL%
1) Less than four-year college degree14812.3
2) Four-year college degree15713.1
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)20817.3
4) MDiv/BDiv degree38932.4
5) Doctoral degree20216.8
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say957.9
Missing4134 
TOTAL1199100.0
84) [Have you/has this person] graduated from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (CLERGRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes212780.8
2) No50719.2
Missing2699 
TOTAL2634100.0
85) [Are you/is this person] currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. [ARDA Note: Please see CLERATTD in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLERATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1538.5
2) No164091.5
Missing3540 
TOTAL1793100.0
86) [Are you/Is this person] ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=1. (CLERSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes263696.7
2) No893.3
Missing2608 
TOTAL2725100.0
87) [Were you/was this person] a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the leader of the congregation? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (CLERPART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54120.5
2) No210479.5
Missing2688 
TOTAL2645100.0
88) In what capacity did you participate before? Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=1 and if CLERPART=1. (CLERGCAP)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader156.4
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)7331.2
3) Music31.3
4) Education31.3
5) Youth and Young Adults104.3
6) Adult/Family/Outreach31.3
8) Missions10.4
10) Administration93.8
11) Lay Leader4519.2
13) Other219.0
14) Multiple Roles5121.8
Missing5099 
TOTAL234100.0
89) [Are you/Is this person] paid for [you/his/her] work in this congregation? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (CLERPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes360592.1
2) No3097.9
Missing1419 
TOTAL3914100.0
90) [Wording if hired within past two years] Since (you/they) were hired in (your/their) present position], [have you/has this person] taken a pay cut or had [your/their] salary reduced? [Wording if hired in the present position two or more years ago] In the past two years [have you/has this person] taken a pay cut or had [your/their] salary reduced? (CPAYCUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1239.8
2) No113890.2
Missing4072 
TOTAL1261100.0
91) Does [you/this person's] compensation package include a provision for paid sabbatical leave of at least one month every seven years? Remarks: This item was asked only if CLERGONE=1. (CLERSABB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55840.2
2) No82959.8
Missing3946 
TOTAL1387100.0
92) [Do you/Does this person] serve another congregation besides this one? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (OTHCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44011.2
2) No348588.8
Missing1408 
TOTAL3925100.0
93) [Do you/Does this person] hold another job besides working for this or other congregations? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (OTHJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72818.6
2) No319581.4
Missing1410 
TOTAL3923100.0
94) [Are you/Is this person] working full-time at this congregation? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (CLERFT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes343087.3
2) No49712.7
Missing1406 
TOTAL3927100.0
95) [Do you/Does this person] have a personal Facebook page that [you use/he uses/she uses] in [you/his/her] work in the congregation? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (CLERFACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43637.0
2) No74263.0
Missing4155 
TOTAL1178100.0
96) Other than Facebook, [do you/does this person] have any personal social media accounts, such as Twitter or Instagram, that [you use/he uses/she uses] in [your/his/her] work in the congregation? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (CLERSM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24821.1
2) No92878.9
Missing4157 
TOTAL1176100.0
97) [Do you/Does this person] have a blog that [you have/he or she has] posted to in the last 12 months? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (CLERBLOG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14512.3
2) No103487.7
Missing4154 
TOTAL1179100.0
98) The congregation has co-pastors instead of one head clergyperson; Remarks: This variable was constructed based on key informant reports of staff titles or other information. Because key informants were not asked directly if their congregation had co-pastors, COPASTOR should be used and interpreted with caution. (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) No150099.6
1) Yes60.4
Missing3827 
TOTAL1506100.0
99) Is [the other co-leader/INITIALS #2] male or female? [ARDA Note: Please see CLREG2SEX in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLERG2SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male842.1
2) Female1157.9
Missing5314 
TOTAL19100.0
100) What race or ethnicity is this person? Remarks: See remarks for CLERRACE and CLERG2SEX. (CLER2RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White1470.0
2) Black or African American420.0
3) Hispanic15.0
4) Asian or Pacific Islander15.0
Missing5313 
TOTAL20100.0
101) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2RACE and CLERG2SEX This item was asked only if CLER2RACE does not equal three. (CLER2HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15.3
2) No1894.7
Missing5314 
TOTAL19100.0
102) Clergy race, incorporates response to CLERHISP; Remarks: This item was constructed using CLER2RACE and CLER2HISP. See remark to CLERGSEX for details about how this variable is handled in different years for co-leader situations. (CLER2RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) White and non-Hispanic1473.7
3) Black and non-Hispanic315.8
5) Hispanic15.3
6) Asian and non-Hispanic15.3
Missing5314 
TOTAL19100.0
103) Was this person born in the United States? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2SEX. (BORNINUS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18100.0
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
104) In what year did this person become the head or senior clergy person or religious leader? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2SEX. (CLER2YEAR)
TOTAL%
1975) 15.3
1981) 15.3
1989) 15.3
1999) 15.3
2001) 315.8
2003) 15.3
2006) 15.3
2007) 15.3
2009) 15.3
2013) 15.3
2014) 15.3
2016) 15.3
2017) 15.3
2018) 421.1
Missing5314 
TOTAL19100.0
105) How old is this person? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2SEX. (CLERG2AGE)
TOTAL%
36) 15.6
39) 15.6
42) 15.6
43) 15.6
46) 211.1
47) 15.6
50) 211.1
54) 15.6
56) 15.6
58) 15.6
60) 15.6
64) 15.6
65) 15.6
67) 15.6
68) 15.6
70) 15.6
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
106) Is this person currently married? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2SEX. (CLERG2MAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1794.4
2) No15.6
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
107) Does this person have a four-year college degree? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2SEX. (C24YRDEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1583.3
2) No316.7
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
108) Does this person have any graduate or professional degrees beyond the four-year college degree? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. This item was only asked if the co-leader reported having a four-year college degree. (C2GRADEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1173.3
2) No426.7
Missing5318 
TOTAL15100.0
109) What degree or degrees? Level of first degree mentioned; Remarks: See remark for CLGDEGLVL1_18/CLGDEGLVL2_18/CLGDEGLVL3_18 and CLGDEGREL1_18/CLGDEGREL2_18/CLGDEGREL3_18. (CLG2DEGLVL1_18)
TOTAL%
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)19.1
4) MDiv/BDiv degree872.7
5) Doctoral degree19.1
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree19.1
Missing5322 
TOTAL11100.0
110) What degree or degrees? Level of second degree mentioned; Remarks: See remark for CLGDEGLVL1_18/CLGDEGLVL2_18/CLGDEGLVL3_18 and CLGDEGREL1_18/CLGDEGREL2_18/CLGDEGREL3_18. (CLG2DEGLVL2_18)
TOTAL%
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)240.0
4) MDiv/BDiv degree240.0
5) Doctoral degree120.0
Missing5328 
TOTAL5100.0
111) What degree or degrees? Level of third degree mentioned; Remarks: See remark for CLGDEGLVL1_18/CLGDEGLVL2_18/CLGDEGLVL3_18 and CLGDEGREL1_18/CLGDEGREL2_18/CLGDEGREL3_18. (CLG2DEGLVL3_18)
TOTAL%
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree1100.0
Missing5332 
TOTAL1100.0
112) What degree or degrees? First degree religious in content; Remarks: See remark for CLGDEGLVL1_18/CLGDEGLVL2_18/CLGDEGLVL3_18 and CLGDEGREL1_18/CLGDEGREL2_18/CLGDEGREL3_18. (CLG2DEGREL1_18)
TOTAL%
0) No19.1
1) Yes1090.9
Missing5322 
TOTAL11100.0
113) What degree or degrees? Second degree religious in content; Remarks: See remark for CLGDEGLVL1_18/CLGDEGLVL2_18/CLGDEGLVL3_18 and CLGDEGREL1_18/CLGDEGREL2_18/CLGDEGREL3_18. (CLG2DEGREL2_18)
TOTAL%
0) No120.0
1) Yes480.0
Missing5328 
TOTAL5100.0
114) What degree or degrees? Third degree religious in content; Remarks: See remark for CLGDEGLVL1_18/CLGDEGLVL2_18/CLGDEGLVL3_18 and CLGDEGREL1_18/CLGDEGREL2_18/CLGDEGREL3_18. (CLG2DEGREL3_18)
TOTAL%
0) No1100.0
Missing5332 
TOTAL1100.0
115) Highest degree completed; Remarks: See remark for HDEGREE18. (H2DEGREE18)
TOTAL%
1) Less than four-year college degree316.7
2) Four-year college degree422.2
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)15.6
4) MDiv/BDiv degree844.4
5) Doctoral degree211.1
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
116) Has this person graduated from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (CLER2GRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1368.4
2) No631.6
Missing5314 
TOTAL19100.0
117) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX and CLERATTD. (CLER2ATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116.7
2) No583.3
Missing5327 
TOTAL6100.0
118) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the leader of the congregation? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (CLER2MMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes421.1
2) No1578.9
Missing5314 
TOTAL19100.0
119) Is this person paid for [his/her] work in this congregation? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (CLER2PAID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1789.5
2) No210.5
Missing5314 
TOTAL19100.0
120) Does this person serve another congregation besides this one? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (OTHCONG2)
TOTAL%
2) No17100.0
Missing5316 
TOTAL17100.0
121) Does this person hold another job besides working for this or other congregations? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (OTHJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes211.1
2) No1688.9
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
122) Is this person working full-time at this congregation? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (CLER2FT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1578.9
2) No421.1
Missing5314 
TOTAL19100.0
123) Does this person have a personal Facebook page that [he/she] uses in [his/her] work in the congregation? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (CLER2FACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes844.4
2) No1055.6
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
124) Other than Facebook, does this person have any personal social media accounts, such as Twitter or Instagram, that [he/she] uses in [his/her] work in the congregation? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (CLER2SM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes422.2
2) No1477.8
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
125) Does this person have a blog that [he/she] posted to in the last 12 months? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (CLER2BLOG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes211.1
2) No1688.9
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
126) [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or either co-leader is full-time paid staff] Including [you/the leader(s) we've been talking about you and your co-leader], how many people currently work in this congregation as full-time paid staff? [ARDA Note: Please see FTFSTAFF in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (FTSTAFF)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53098.15219
127) [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or both co-leaders are not full-time paid staff] Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSTAFF] full-time paid staff people in this congregation, again including [you/the leader(s) we've been talking about/you and your co-leader], how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? [ARDA Note: Please see MINSTAFF in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (MINSTAFF)
TOTAL%
0) 60514.8
1) 141534.7
2) 53613.2
3) 3659.0
4) 2706.6
5) 1894.6
6) 1433.5
7) 1022.5
8) 1002.5
9) 431.1
10) 581.4
11) 320.8
12) 380.9
13) 160.4
14) 150.4
15) 210.5
16) 70.2
17) 110.3
18) 80.2
19) 50.1
20) 180.4
21) 20.0
22) 40.1
23) 10.0
24) 30.1
25) 190.5
26) 30.1
27) 30.1
28) 30.1
30) 100.2
32) 10.0
35) 30.1
37) 10.0
40) 50.1
42) 20.0
45) 20.0
47) 20.0
49) 10.0
50) 10.0
52) 10.0
70) 10.0
74) 10.0
75) 10.0
80) 10.0
90) 10.0
91) 10.0
99) 20.0
100) 20.0
150) 10.0
180) 10.0
Missing1257 
TOTAL4076100.0
128) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. First mention title; [ARDA Note: Please see STF1TITL in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (STF1TITL)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader75192.9
2) General Congregational Leader232.8
3) Music30.4
4) Education50.6
5) Youth and Young Adults30.4
6) Adult/Family/Outreach10.1
7) Sick/Bereaved20.2
10) Administration121.5
11) Lay Leader40.5
13) Other40.5
Missing4525 
TOTAL808100.0
129) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Second mention title; [ARDA Note: Please see STF2TITL in the survey instrument for full remark.] (STF2TITL)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader809.2
2) General Congregational Leader36742.4
3) Music10311.9
4) Education10512.1
5) Youth and Young Adults12314.2
6) Adult/Family/Outreach182.1
7) Sick/Bereaved91.0
8) Missions10.1
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic40.5
10) Administration424.9
11) Lay Leader60.7
12) Building Caretaking10.1
13) Other60.7
Missing4468 
TOTAL865100.0
130) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Third mention title; [ARDA Note: Please see STF3TITL in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (STF3TITL)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader235.0
2) General Congregational Leader9119.9
3) Music8919.4
4) Education9119.9
5) Youth and Young Adults12226.6
6) Adult/Family/Outreach122.6
7) Sick/Bereaved40.9
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic30.7
10) Administration132.8
11) Lay Leader40.9
12) Building Caretaking10.2
13) Other51.1
Missing4875 
TOTAL458100.0
131) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Fourth mention title; [ARDA Note: Please see STF4TITL in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (STF4TITL)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader42.0
2) General Congregational Leader3818.7
3) Music4019.7
4) Education4220.7
5) Youth and Young Adults5326.1
6) Adult/Family/Outreach115.4
7) Sick/Bereaved42.0
8) Missions21.0
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic10.5
10) Administration52.5
12) Building Caretaking10.5
13) Other21.0
Missing5130 
TOTAL203100.0
132) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Fifth mention title; [ARDA Note: Please see STF5TITL in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (STF5TITL)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader43.7
2) General Congregational Leader2119.4
3) Music2321.3
4) Education2119.4
5) Youth and Young Adults2220.4
6) Adult/Family/Outreach43.7
7) Sick/Bereaved43.7
10) Administration76.5
13) Other21.9
Missing5225 
TOTAL108100.0
133) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Sixth mention title; [ARDA Note: Please see STF6TITL in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (STF6TITL)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader12.4
2) General Congregational Leader614.3
3) Music1023.8
4) Education921.4
5) Youth and Young Adults921.4
6) Adult/Family/Outreach37.1
10) Administration37.1
13) Other12.4
Missing5291 
TOTAL42100.0
134) Thinking of [STF2TITL], is this person male or female? [ARDA Note: Please see STF2GEND in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (STF2GEND)
TOTAL%
1) Male68667.7
2) Female32732.3
Missing4320 
TOTAL1013100.0
135) What race or ethnicity is this person? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL and STF2GEND. Responses of '5, Other' were re-coded when possible, based on verbatim specifications of 'Other'. For more methodological details, see remarks for CLERRACE). (STF2RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White29866.4
2) Black or African American6714.9
3) Hispanic5913.1
4) Asian or Pacific Islander235.1
5) Other20.4
Missing4884 
TOTAL449100.0
136) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL and STF2GEND. This item was asked only if the person's race or ethnicity was not previously specified as Hispanic (STF2RACE does not equal three). (STF2HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes123.1
2) No38096.9
Missing4941 
TOTAL392100.0
137) How old is this person? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL and STF2GEND. (STF2AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44145.96814
138) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL and STF2GEND. (STF2STRT)
TOTAL%
1951) 10.1
1955) 10.1
1956) 10.1
1961) 10.1
1966) 10.1
1970) 10.1
1971) 30.3
1972) 10.1
1974) 10.1
1975) 10.1
1976) 20.2
1980) 70.7
1982) 20.2
1984) 30.3
1985) 111.1
1986) 70.7
1987) 60.6
1988) 50.5
1989) 50.5
1990) 101.0
1991) 101.0
1992) 111.1
1993) 101.0
1994) 111.1
1995) 121.2
1996) 262.6
1997) 181.8
1998) 252.5
1999) 282.8
2000) 434.3
2001) 494.9
2002) 555.5
2003) 585.8
2004) 898.9
2005) 10310.3
2006) 888.8
2007) 272.7
2008) 242.4
2009) 333.3
2010) 373.7
2011) 323.2
2012) 484.8
2013) 40.4
2014) 121.2
2015) 141.4
2016) 151.5
2017) 181.8
2018) 303.0
Missing4333 
TOTAL1000100.0
139) [Wording if hired within past two years] Since [he/she] was hired in [his/her] present position, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? [Wording if hired in the present position two or more years ago] In the past two years, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF2CUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3411.5
2) No26288.5
Missing5037 
TOTAL296100.0
140) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL and STF2GEND. (STF2GRDT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56556.4
2) No43643.6
Missing4332 
TOTAL1001100.0
141) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL and STF2GEND. This item was asked only if the person had not graduated from a seminary or theological school (STF2GRDT=2). (STF2ATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6615.2
2) No36784.8
Missing4900 
TOTAL433100.0
142) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church or religious group? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF2ORDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51359.5
2) No34940.5
Missing4471 
TOTAL862100.0
143) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL and STF2GEND. (STF2MMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34534.3
2) No66165.7
Missing4327 
TOTAL1006100.0
144) [Do you/Does this person] specialize in a particular area of work or [do you/does he/does she] have a wide range of responsibilities? Remarks: See remarks from STF2GEND. (STF2SPEC)
TOTAL%
1) Specialize7146.7
2) Wide range8153.3
Missing5181 
TOTAL152100.0
145) What is [you/this person's] job title? Remarks: See remarks from STF2GEND. This item was asked only if STF2SPEC = 2. (STAFF2A)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader1518.5
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)2733.3
3) Music44.9
4) Education67.4
5) Youth and Young Adults44.9
6) Adult/Family/Outreach33.7
7) Sick/Bereaved22.5
10) Administration911.1
11) Lay Leader11.2
13) Other33.7
14) Multiple Roles78.6
Missing5252 
TOTAL81100.0
146) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? First mention; Remarks: See remarks from STF2GEND. This item was asked only if STF2SPEC = 1. The respondent was allowed to list up to three areas. (STF2SPZ1)
TOTAL%
1) Children's ministry1115.5
2) Youth ministry1521.1
3) Young adult ministry22.8
4) Music2129.6
5) Religious education1115.5
6) Family ministry22.8
8) Psychological counseling11.4
12) Administration22.8
17) Other68.5
Missing5262 
TOTAL71100.0
147) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? Second mention; Remarks: See remarks from STF2GEND. This item was asked only if STF2SPEC = 1. The respondent was allowed to list up to three areas. (STF2SPZ2)
TOTAL%
2) Youth ministry212.5
4) Music16.3
5) Religious education212.5
6) Family ministry318.8
7) Pastoral care16.3
8) Psychological counseling16.3
12) Administration425.0
17) Other212.5
Missing5317 
TOTAL16100.0
148) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? Third mention; Remarks: See remarks from STF2GEND. This item was asked only if STF2SPEC = 1. The respondent was allowed to list up to three areas. (STF2SPZ3)
TOTAL%
4) Music150.0
5) Religious education150.0
Missing5331 
TOTAL2100.0
149) Thinking of [STF3TITL], is this person male or female? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3GEND)
TOTAL%
1) Male25355.7
2) Female20144.3
Missing4879 
TOTAL454100.0
150) What race or ethnicity is this person? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. Responses of '5, Other' were re-coded when possible, based on verbatim specifications of 'Other'. For more methodological details, see remarks for CLERRACE. (STF3RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White7671.7
2) Black or African American1211.3
3) Hispanic1211.3
4) Asian or Pacific Islander65.7
Missing5227 
TOTAL106100.0
151) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22.1
2) No9397.9
Missing5238 
TOTAL95100.0
152) How old is this person? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3AGE)
TOTAL%
22) 11.0
23) 11.0
24) 11.0
25) 11.0
26) 21.9
27) 11.0
28) 32.9
29) 21.9
30) 54.8
32) 11.0
33) 21.9
34) 11.0
35) 32.9
36) 32.9
37) 11.0
38) 21.9
39) 11.0
40) 54.8
41) 21.9
42) 32.9
43) 87.6
44) 43.8
45) 43.8
46) 11.0
47) 21.9
48) 32.9
50) 43.8
51) 32.9
52) 11.0
53) 21.9
54) 21.9
55) 54.8
56) 11.0
57) 21.9
58) 21.9
59) 11.0
60) 21.9
61) 21.9
62) 11.0
63) 21.9
65) 21.9
66) 21.9
67) 11.0
72) 11.0
74) 21.9
76) 11.0
80) 11.0
85) 11.0
86) 11.0
Missing5228 
TOTAL105100.0
153) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3STRT)
TOTAL%
1966) 20.4
1972) 10.2
1974) 10.2
1975) 10.2
1976) 10.2
1978) 20.4
1980) 10.2
1981) 30.7
1982) 30.7
1983) 10.2
1985) 40.9
1986) 10.2
1987) 20.4
1988) 40.9
1989) 30.7
1990) 51.1
1991) 30.7
1992) 71.6
1993) 92.0
1994) 112.5
1995) 92.0
1996) 143.1
1997) 81.8
1998) 112.5
1999) 132.9
2000) 214.7
2001) 255.6
2002) 337.4
2003) 357.8
2004) 5512.3
2005) 4710.5
2006) 5011.2
2007) 81.8
2008) 81.8
2009) 81.8
2010) 122.7
2011) 102.2
2012) 143.1
Missing4887 
TOTAL446100.0
154) [Wording if hired within past two years] Since [he/she] was hired in [his/her] present position, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? [Wording if hired in the present position two or more years ago] In the past two years, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3CUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes109.4
2) No9690.6
Missing5227 
TOTAL106100.0
155) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3GRDT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18641.2
2) No26658.8
Missing4881 
TOTAL452100.0
156) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. This item was asked only if the person had not graduated from a seminary or theological school (STF3GRDT=2). (STF3ATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3613.7
2) No22686.3
Missing5071 
TOTAL262100.0
157) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church or religious group? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3ORDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17137.7
2) No28362.3
Missing4879 
TOTAL454100.0
158) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3MMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17839.4
2) No27460.6
Missing4881 
TOTAL452100.0
159) Thinking of [STF4TITL], is this person male or female? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF4GEND)
TOTAL%
1) Male10351.8
2) Female9648.2
Missing5134 
TOTAL199100.0
160) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF4STRT)
TOTAL%
1957) 10.5
1965) 10.5
1968) 10.5
1975) 10.5
1982) 21.0
1983) 10.5
1984) 10.5
1985) 10.5
1986) 31.6
1988) 42.1
1990) 42.1
1991) 10.5
1992) 42.1
1993) 52.6
1994) 73.6
1995) 42.1
1996) 94.7
1997) 84.1
1998) 94.7
1999) 63.1
2000) 84.1
2001) 136.7
2002) 115.7
2003) 168.3
2004) 168.3
2005) 2714.0
2006) 2915.0
Missing5140 
TOTAL193100.0
161) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF4GRDT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6834.3
2) No13065.7
Missing5135 
TOTAL198100.0
162) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. This item was asked only if the person had not graduated from a seminary or theological school (STF4GRDT=2). (STF4ATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1410.9
2) No11589.1
Missing5204 
TOTAL129100.0
163) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church or religious group? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF4ORDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6633.2
2) No13366.8
Missing5134 
TOTAL199100.0
164) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF4MMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7839.4
2) No12060.6
Missing5135 
TOTAL198100.0
165) Thinking of [STF5TITL], is this person male or female? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF5GEND)
TOTAL%
1) Male4240.4
2) Female6259.6
Missing5229 
TOTAL104100.0
166) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF5STRT)
TOTAL%
1972) 11.0
1976) 11.0
1978) 11.0
1983) 11.0
1984) 22.0
1986) 11.0
1989) 11.0
1990) 54.9
1991) 11.0
1992) 22.0
1993) 11.0
1994) 11.0
1995) 22.0
1996) 65.9
1997) 43.9
1998) 54.9
1999) 11.0
2000) 32.9
2001) 65.9
2002) 65.9
2003) 87.8
2004) 1211.8
2005) 1514.7
2006) 1514.7
2007) 11.0
Missing5231 
TOTAL102100.0
167) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF5GRDT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3230.8
2) No7269.2
Missing5229 
TOTAL104100.0
168) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. This item was asked only if the person had not graduated from a seminary or theological school (STF5GRDT=2). (STF5ATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34.2
2) No6895.8
Missing5262 
TOTAL71100.0
169) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church or religious group? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF5ORDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3331.7
2) No7168.3
Missing5229 
TOTAL104100.0
170) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF5MMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4240.4
2) No6259.6
Missing5229 
TOTAL104100.0
171) Thinking of [STF6TITL], is this person male or female? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF6GEND)
TOTAL%
1) Male2252.4
2) Female2047.6
Missing5291 
TOTAL42100.0
172) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF6STRT)
TOTAL%
1978) 24.8
1986) 12.4
1991) 12.4
1994) 24.8
1995) 12.4
1996) 24.8
1998) 12.4
1999) 12.4
2000) 24.8
2001) 49.5
2002) 511.9
2003) 24.8
2004) 24.8
2005) 819.0
2006) 716.7
2007) 12.4
Missing5291 
TOTAL42100.0
173) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF6GRDT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1228.6
2) No3071.4
Missing5291 
TOTAL42100.0
174) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. This item was asked only if the person had not graduated from a seminary or theological school (STF6GRDT=2). (STF6ATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26.7
2) No2893.3
Missing5303 
TOTAL30100.0
175) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church or religious group? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF6ORDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1126.2
2) No3173.8
Missing5291 
TOTAL42100.0
176) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF6MMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1842.9
2) No2457.1
Missing5291 
TOTAL42100.0
177) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are white and non-Hispanic? Remarks: In 2012, item FTSTFWHT was asked if congregations had 4 or more full-time ministerial staff (MINSTAFF is greater than or equal to 4). The dataset distinguishes between the 2012 and 2018-19 versions of the variables since they refer to different subsets of congregations. (FTSTFWHT_12)
TOTAL%
0) 348.5
1) 215.3
2) 184.5
3) 297.3
4) 7518.8
5) 5914.8
6) 389.5
7) 266.5
8) 184.5
9) 133.3
10) 82.0
11) 61.5
12) 61.5
13) 20.5
14) 61.5
15) 30.8
16) 20.5
17) 51.3
18) 30.8
19) 41.0
20) 41.0
21) 10.3
22) 20.5
23) 10.3
24) 20.5
25) 10.3
26) 10.3
27) 10.3
28) 10.3
30) 10.3
34) 20.5
35) 10.3
36) 10.3
41) 10.3
60) 10.3
66) 10.3
80) 10.3
99) 10.3
Missing4933 
TOTAL400100.0
178) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are white and non-Hispanic? [ARDA Note: Please see FTSTFWHT_12 and FTSTFWHT_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSTFWHT_18)
TOTAL%
0) 6313.4
1) 388.1
2) 398.3
3) 7816.6
4) 6313.4
5) 429.0
6) 214.5
7) 255.3
8) 296.2
9) 61.3
10) 112.3
11) 81.7
12) 51.1
13) 61.3
14) 40.9
15) 40.9
16) 10.2
17) 30.6
19) 10.2
20) 20.4
22) 10.2
23) 20.4
24) 10.2
25) 20.4
26) 20.4
27) 20.4
30) 10.2
32) 20.4
42) 10.2
52) 10.2
63) 10.2
66) 10.2
70) 10.2
72) 10.2
135) 10.2
Missing4864 
TOTAL469100.0
179) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Black or African American? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFBLK_12)
TOTAL%
0) 32681.7
1) 276.8
2) 82.0
3) 51.3
4) 71.8
5) 82.0
6) 61.5
7) 20.5
8) 20.5
10) 20.5
11) 10.3
12) 10.3
13) 10.3
14) 10.3
15) 10.3
30) 10.3
Missing4934 
TOTAL399100.0
180) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Black or African American? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFBLK_18)
TOTAL%
0) 35976.4
1) 4910.4
2) 153.2
3) 163.4
4) 71.5
5) 71.5
7) 10.2
8) 20.4
10) 30.6
11) 20.4
15) 20.4
19) 10.2
20) 30.6
22) 10.2
23) 10.2
25) 10.2
Missing4863 
TOTAL470100.0
181) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFHIS_12)
TOTAL%
0) 27268.2
1) 5513.8
2) 266.5
3) 174.3
4) 133.3
5) 30.8
6) 41.0
7) 20.5
8) 10.3
9) 10.3
10) 20.5
28) 10.3
30) 10.3
40) 10.3
Missing4934 
TOTAL399100.0
182) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFHIS_18)
TOTAL%
0) 31066.0
1) 5311.3
2) 418.7
3) 296.2
4) 183.8
5) 81.7
6) 10.2
7) 30.6
10) 10.2
12) 10.2
13) 10.2
14) 20.4
15) 10.2
40) 10.2
Missing4863 
TOTAL470100.0
183) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFASI_12)
TOTAL%
0) 34085.2
1) 379.3
2) 82.0
3) 51.3
4) 10.3
5) 20.5
6) 10.3
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
10) 20.5
12) 10.3
Missing4934 
TOTAL399100.0
184) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFASI_18)
TOTAL%
0) 38181.1
1) 5110.9
2) 153.2
3) 81.7
4) 51.1
5) 20.4
6) 10.2
8) 10.2
9) 20.4
10) 10.2
15) 20.4
18) 10.2
Missing4863 
TOTAL470100.0
185) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are American Indian? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFAI_12)
TOTAL%
0) 39298.2
1) 71.8
Missing4934 
TOTAL399100.0
186) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are an ethnicity other than the ones I've mentioned? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFOTH_18)
TOTAL%
0) 44594.5
1) 143.0
2) 71.5
3) 30.6
4) 10.2
13) 10.2
Missing4862 
TOTAL471100.0
187) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are under 40 years old? (FTSFU40_12)
TOTAL%
0) 6917.3
1) 7919.8
2) 9423.6
3) 4511.3
4) 389.5
5) 205.0
6) 112.8
7) 92.3
8) 51.3
9) 41.0
10) 51.3
11) 20.5
12) 30.8
13) 10.3
14) 20.5
15) 10.3
17) 10.3
18) 10.3
19) 10.3
20) 20.5
22) 10.3
35) 10.3
48) 10.3
50) 20.5
99) 10.3
Missing4934 
TOTAL399100.0
188) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are under 40 years old? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSFU40_18)
TOTAL%
0) 9119.3
1) 10121.4
2) 11023.3
3) 5611.9
4) 275.7
5) 296.1
6) 112.3
7) 51.1
8) 61.3
9) 20.4
10) 71.5
12) 30.6
13) 20.4
14) 20.4
15) 20.4
16) 10.2
17) 20.4
18) 10.2
20) 10.2
24) 10.2
25) 40.8
30) 10.2
32) 10.2
41) 10.2
50) 10.2
60) 10.2
72) 10.2
90) 10.2
136) 10.2
Missing4861 
TOTAL472100.0
189) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are between 40 and 60 years old? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSFU60_12)
TOTAL%
0) 143.5
1) 5313.3
2) 7919.8
3) 7218.0
4) 6115.3
5) 399.8
6) 194.8
7) 102.5
8) 71.8
9) 71.8
10) 61.5
11) 71.8
12) 51.3
13) 10.3
14) 20.5
15) 20.5
17) 20.5
18) 20.5
20) 10.3
21) 10.3
22) 30.8
25) 10.3
27) 10.3
28) 10.3
30) 10.3
60) 10.3
90) 10.3
Missing4934 
TOTAL399100.0
190) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are over 60 years old? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSFO60_12)
TOTAL%
0) 16541.4
1) 11729.3
2) 6115.3
3) 307.5
4) 143.5
5) 51.3
6) 10.3
7) 20.5
8) 10.3
10) 10.3
26) 10.3
30) 10.3
Missing4934 
TOTAL399100.0
191) In the past two years, have any of these staff people taken a pay cut or had their salary reduced? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFCUT_12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes307.6
2) No36492.4
Missing4939 
TOTAL394100.0
192) How many have taken a pay cut or had their salary reduced? Remarks: This item was asked only if staff had taken a recent pay cut (FTSTFCUT=1). (TFSTFCUT1_12)
TOTAL%
1) 723.3
2) 310.0
3) 310.0
4) 413.3
5) 13.3
6) 413.3
7) 13.3
8) 413.3
9) 13.3
14) 13.3
37) 13.3
Missing5303 
TOTAL30100.0
193) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are men? (FTSTFMEN_06)
TOTAL%
1) 42.0
2) 73.4
3) 2311.3
4) 3416.7
5) 3617.7
6) 2311.3
7) 125.9
8) 146.9
9) 104.9
10) 104.9
11) 31.5
12) 42.0
13) 21.0
14) 31.5
15) 21.0
16) 10.5
17) 21.0
18) 21.0
19) 10.5
20) 42.0
22) 21.0
27) 21.0
30) 10.5
35) 10.5
Missing5130 
TOTAL203100.0
194) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are men? (FTSTFMEN_12)
TOTAL%
0) 10.3
1) 215.3
2) 5914.8
3) 9223.0
4) 7619.0
5) 4611.5
6) 256.3
7) 235.8
8) 102.5
9) 82.0
10) 51.3
11) 30.8
12) 30.8
13) 20.5
14) 30.8
15) 30.8
16) 20.5
17) 10.3
18) 20.5
20) 30.8
22) 10.3
25) 20.5
28) 10.3
29) 10.3
30) 10.3
35) 10.3
36) 10.3
44) 10.3
50) 20.5
99) 10.3
Missing4933 
TOTAL400100.0
195) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are men? (FTSTFMEN_18)
TOTAL%
0) 91.9
1) 439.1
2) 9520.1
3) 12225.8
4) 6413.5
5) 326.8
6) 173.6
7) 143.0
8) 143.0
9) 91.9
10) 71.5
11) 71.5
12) 132.7
13) 61.3
14) 10.2
15) 40.8
17) 10.2
19) 30.6
20) 10.2
21) 10.2
23) 10.2
24) 10.2
25) 10.2
27) 10.2
30) 10.2
35) 10.2
40) 10.2
45) 10.2
54) 10.2
80) 10.2
Missing4860 
TOTAL473100.0
196) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFGRD_06)
TOTAL%
0) 42.0
1) 146.9
2) 2311.4
3) 3316.3
4) 3115.3
5) 2512.4
6) 157.4
7) 136.4
8) 94.5
9) 73.5
10) 84.0
11) 31.5
12) 31.5
13) 10.5
14) 31.5
15) 31.5
16) 10.5
17) 10.5
18) 10.5
30) 10.5
35) 21.0
38) 10.5
Missing5131 
TOTAL202100.0
197) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFGRD_12)
TOTAL%
0) 297.3
1) 5413.6
2) 8320.9
3) 8020.1
4) 5213.1
5) 348.5
6) 174.3
7) 92.3
8) 61.5
9) 51.3
10) 41.0
11) 30.8
12) 61.5
13) 30.8
14) 10.3
15) 41.0
16) 10.3
18) 30.8
19) 10.3
22) 10.3
99) 20.5
Missing4935 
TOTAL398100.0
198) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFGRD_18)
TOTAL%
0) 377.9
1) 7315.7
2) 12526.8
3) 9620.6
4) 388.2
5) 275.8
6) 183.9
7) 102.1
8) 40.9
9) 61.3
10) 61.3
11) 20.4
12) 30.6
13) 10.2
14) 10.2
15) 61.3
17) 20.4
19) 20.4
20) 40.9
22) 10.2
30) 10.2
40) 20.4
105) 10.2
Missing4867 
TOTAL466100.0
199) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFATD_06)
TOTAL%
0) 12762.3
1) 3818.6
2) 2110.3
3) 73.4
4) 42.0
5) 10.5
6) 10.5
7) 21.0
8) 10.5
10) 10.5
35) 10.5
Missing5129 
TOTAL204100.0
200) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFATD_12)
TOTAL%
0) 26566.3
1) 7719.3
2) 287.0
3) 112.8
4) 71.8
5) 20.5
6) 30.8
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
9) 10.3
10) 20.5
20) 10.3
99) 10.3
Missing4933 
TOTAL400100.0
201) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFATD_18)
TOTAL%
0) 31566.6
1) 10321.8
2) 316.6
3) 61.3
4) 51.1
5) 20.4
6) 10.2
7) 20.4
8) 10.2
9) 10.2
10) 10.2
15) 30.6
30) 10.2
45) 10.2
Missing4860 
TOTAL473100.0
202) How many are ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church or religious group? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFORD_06)
TOTAL%
0) 10.5
1) 94.4
2) 3818.7
3) 3416.7
4) 3818.7
5) 188.9
6) 125.9
7) 115.4
8) 73.4
9) 63.0
10) 83.9
11) 21.0
12) 10.5
13) 10.5
14) 31.5
15) 31.5
17) 42.0
18) 10.5
20) 21.0
27) 10.5
30) 10.5
35) 21.0
Missing5130 
TOTAL203100.0
203) How many are ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church or religious group? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFORD_12)
TOTAL%
0) 92.3
1) 5012.5
2) 9724.3
3) 8120.3
4) 5012.5
5) 338.3
6) 164.0
7) 164.0
8) 102.5
9) 30.8
10) 61.5
11) 20.5
12) 82.0
13) 30.8
14) 10.3
15) 20.5
16) 20.5
17) 30.8
20) 10.3
21) 10.3
23) 10.3
37) 10.3
45) 10.3
73) 10.3
99) 10.3
Missing4934 
TOTAL399100.0
204) How many were members or regular participants in your congregation before they started their jobs at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTMBR_06)
TOTAL%
0) 5828.9
1) 2311.4
2) 2713.4
3) 189.0
4) 136.5
5) 94.5
6) 157.5
7) 73.5
8) 52.5
9) 73.5
10) 31.5
12) 21.0
13) 21.0
14) 21.0
15) 21.0
16) 10.5
18) 10.5
20) 21.0
25) 10.5
30) 10.5
35) 10.5
50) 10.5
Missing5132 
TOTAL201100.0
205) How many were members or regular participants in your congregation before they started their jobs at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTMBR_12)
TOTAL%
0) 8621.8
1) 7118.0
2) 7418.7
3) 4411.1
4) 266.6
5) 276.8
6) 102.5
7) 102.5
8) 102.5
9) 30.8
10) 71.8
11) 41.0
12) 20.5
13) 20.5
14) 10.3
15) 20.5
18) 20.5
19) 10.3
20) 30.8
28) 10.3
30) 20.5
35) 10.3
37) 10.3
45) 10.3
72) 10.3
90) 20.5
99) 10.3
Missing4938 
TOTAL395100.0
206) How many were members or regular participants in your congregation before they started their jobs at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTMBR_18)
TOTAL%
0) 12025.5
1) 11424.2
2) 7816.6
3) 4710.0
4) 245.1
5) 183.8
6) 102.1
7) 122.5
8) 81.7
9) 30.6
10) 71.5
11) 40.8
12) 30.6
13) 40.8
15) 61.3
17) 10.2
18) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 20.4
25) 10.2
35) 20.4
39) 10.2
50) 10.2
70) 10.2
90) 10.2
99) 10.2
Missing4862 
TOTAL471100.0
207) Do any of the [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF] full-time ministerial staff specialize in particular areas of work or do they all have a wide range of responsibilities? Remarks: See remark for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSSPZ_18)
TOTAL%
1) All have a wide range12025.2
2) At least one specializes35774.8
Missing4856 
TOTAL477100.0
208) How many specialize? Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation had three or more full-time ministerial staff (MINSTAFF is greater than or equal to three) and if at least one of these staff members specializes in a particular area of work (FTSSPZ = 2). (FTSSNO_18)
TOTAL%
0) 41.1
1) 5816.4
2) 5415.3
3) 6117.2
4) 3710.5
5) 318.8
6) 215.9
7) 174.8
8) 113.1
9) 51.4
10) 123.4
11) 41.1
12) 51.4
13) 41.1
14) 20.6
15) 20.6
16) 20.6
17) 30.8
20) 30.8
22) 20.6
24) 20.6
25) 10.3
27) 10.3
28) 20.6
30) 20.6
32) 10.3
40) 10.3
47) 10.3
60) 20.6
90) 10.3
91) 10.3
150) 10.3
Missing4979 
TOTAL354100.0
209) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: children's ministry; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSCHLD in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSCHLD)
TOTAL%
0) 12936.2
1) 14741.3
2) 4412.4
3) 164.5
4) 41.1
5) 30.8
6) 30.8
7) 20.6
8) 10.3
9) 20.6
10) 10.3
11) 10.3
15) 10.3
20) 10.3
91) 10.3
Missing4977 
TOTAL356100.0
210) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: youth ministry; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSYOUTH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) 10529.6
1) 17549.3
2) 4613.0
3) 102.8
4) 72.0
5) 30.8
6) 30.8
7) 10.3
8) 20.6
10) 30.8
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
211) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: young adult ministry; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSYA in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSYA)
TOTAL%
0) 20457.5
1) 11632.7
2) 205.6
3) 102.8
4) 10.3
5) 10.3
6) 10.3
10) 10.3
15) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
212) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: music; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSMUSIC in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSMUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) 12735.8
1) 15744.2
2) 4312.1
3) 164.5
4) 30.8
5) 20.6
6) 20.6
10) 10.3
11) 20.6
15) 10.3
33) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
213) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: religious education; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSREDU in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSREDU)
TOTAL%
0) 13337.5
1) 13237.2
2) 4111.5
3) 246.8
4) 102.8
5) 41.1
6) 20.6
7) 10.3
8) 20.6
9) 10.3
10) 20.6
11) 10.3
14) 10.3
22) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
214) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: family ministry; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSFAMIN in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSFAMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 22563.6
1) 7320.6
2) 308.5
3) 113.1
4) 61.7
5) 41.1
6) 20.6
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
20) 10.3
Missing4979 
TOTAL354100.0
215) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: pastoral care; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSCARE in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSCARE)
TOTAL%
0) 17348.7
1) 10329.0
2) 329.0
3) 185.1
4) 113.1
5) 61.7
6) 20.6
7) 30.8
9) 10.3
10) 30.8
12) 10.3
16) 10.3
88) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
216) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: psychological counseling; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSPSYCH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSPSYCH)
TOTAL%
0) 29783.7
1) 329.0
2) 143.9
3) 30.8
4) 30.8
5) 41.1
7) 20.6
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
217) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: community engagement; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSENGAG in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSENGAG)
TOTAL%
0) 21660.8
1) 7420.8
2) 257.0
3) 143.9
4) 61.7
5) 72.0
6) 51.4
7) 51.4
10) 10.3
11) 10.3
20) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
218) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: spiritual growth; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSGROW in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSGROW)
TOTAL%
0) 20156.6
1) 5314.9
2) 195.4
3) 308.5
4) 123.4
5) 143.9
6) 72.0
7) 61.7
8) 10.3
9) 10.3
10) 30.8
11) 20.6
12) 10.3
20) 20.6
24) 10.3
27) 10.3
35) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
219) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: outreach; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSREACH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSREACH)
TOTAL%
0) 19956.1
1) 8423.7
2) 298.2
3) 143.9
4) 51.4
5) 82.3
6) 51.4
7) 30.8
8) 30.8
10) 10.3
11) 10.3
16) 10.3
27) 10.3
28) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
220) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: administration; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSADMIN in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSADMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 20658.0
1) 9225.9
2) 349.6
3) 92.5
4) 30.8
5) 61.7
6) 20.6
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
9) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
221) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: volunteer coordination; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSVOLC in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSVOLC)
TOTAL%
0) 24268.2
1) 4613.0
2) 267.3
3) 133.7
4) 61.7
5) 61.7
6) 20.6
7) 20.6
8) 30.8
9) 10.3
10) 10.3
11) 20.6
14) 10.3
20) 10.3
21) 10.3
27) 10.3
28) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
222) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: worship-related technology; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSWTECH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSWTECH)
TOTAL%
0) 24167.9
1) 7721.7
2) 257.0
3) 61.7
4) 10.3
5) 10.3
6) 20.6
8) 10.3
10) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
223) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: technology other than worship-related technology; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSTECH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSTECH)
TOTAL%
0) 27778.0
1) 5615.8
2) 113.1
3) 51.4
4) 10.3
5) 41.1
7) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
224) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: media or communications; [ARDA Note: Please see FTSMEDIA in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSMEDIA)
TOTAL%
0) 26273.8
1) 6418.0
2) 133.7
3) 92.5
4) 41.1
5) 10.3
7) 10.3
15) 10.3
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
225) (If FTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: Any area of specialization that I haven't mentioned? (FTSOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6016.9
2) No29583.1
Missing4978 
TOTAL355100.0
226) Number of part time ministerial staff who specialize in an area not previously mentioned. [ARDA Note: Please see FTSPZOTHNUM in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FTSPZOTHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 2964.4
2) 1022.2
3) 511.1
5) 12.2
Missing5288 
TOTAL45100.0
227) Within the past 12 months has the number of full-time paid staff in your congregation increased, decreased, or stayed the same? (FTSFCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Increased57114.0
2) Stayed the same313476.7
3) Decreased3799.3
Missing1249 
TOTAL4084100.0
228) Within the past 12 months has the number of full-time paid staff in your congregation increased, decreased, or stayed the same? By how many? Remarks: This item was only asked if FTSTFCHG = 1 or 3. (FTCHGNO)
TOTAL%
1) 16258.3
2) 5820.9
3) 269.4
4) 62.2
5) 62.2
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
9) 20.7
10) 62.2
12) 31.1
13) 10.4
15) 20.7
20) 20.7
25) 10.4
40) 10.4
Missing5055 
TOTAL278100.0
229) [2006-2007 wording] Is your congregation currently searching for a full-time staff person of any sort? (FTSRCH_06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23515.7
2) No126384.3
Missing3835 
TOTAL1498100.0
230) [2018-19 wording] Are you currently searching to fill any full-time ministerial staff positions? (FTSRCH_18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17714.0
2) No108386.0
Missing4073 
TOTAL1260100.0
231) What full-time position are you currently trying to fill? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation was searching for a full-time staff person (FTSRCH_06=1). (FTPOSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader4619.9
2) General Congregational Leader3213.9
3) Music2510.8
4) Education2310.0
5) Youth and Young Adults4519.5
6) Adult/Family/Outreach93.9
7) Sick/Bereaved31.3
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic10.4
10) Administration3414.7
11) Lay Leader10.4
12) Building Caretaking83.5
13) Other41.7
Missing5102 
TOTAL231100.0
232) When did this search begin? Month; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation was searching for a full-time staff person (FTSRCH_06=1). (FTSRCHMO)
TOTAL%
1) January177.7
2) February125.4
3) March209.0
4) April115.0
5) May2611.8
6) June3716.7
7) July3114.0
8) August156.8
9) September156.8
10) October177.7
11) November83.6
12) December125.4
Missing5112 
TOTAL221100.0
233) When did this search begin? Year; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation was searching for a full-time staff person (FTSRCH_06=1). (FTSRCHYR)
TOTAL%
2000) 20.9
2001) 20.9
2002) 10.4
2003) 52.2
2004) 41.8
2005) 3515.7
2006) 16574.0
2007) 94.0
Missing5110 
TOTAL223100.0
234) How many positions are you seeking to fill? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation was searching for a full-time staff person (FTSRCH_06=1). (FTSRCHNO)
TOTAL%
1) 13878.4
2) 2413.6
3) 63.4
4) 10.6
5) 31.7
7) 10.6
10) 31.7
Missing5157 
TOTAL176100.0
235) (If FTSRCHNO is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If FTSRCHNO is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important positions you are trying to fill? First mention (FTPOSFL1)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader4123.7
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)1911.0
3) Music1810.4
4) Education105.8
5) Youth and Young Adults4425.4
6) Adult/Family/Outreach95.2
7) Sick/Bereaved42.3
8) Missions10.6
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic10.6
10) Administration126.9
12) Building Caretaking31.7
13) Other84.6
14) Multiple Roles31.7
Missing5160 
TOTAL173100.0
236) (If FTSRCHNO is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If FTSRCHNO is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important positions you are trying to fill? Second mention (FTPOSFL2)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader12.7
3) Music924.3
4) Education410.8
5) Youth and Young Adults1129.7
6) Adult/Family/Outreach25.4
7) Sick/Bereaved12.7
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic25.4
10) Administration38.1
12) Building Caretaking25.4
13) Other12.7
14) Multiple Roles12.7
Missing5296 
TOTAL37100.0
237) (If FTSRCHNO is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If FTSRCHNO is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important positions you are trying to fill? Third mention (FTPOSFL3)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader17.1
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)17.1
3) Music17.1
5) Youth and Young Adults214.3
6) Adult/Family/Outreach214.3
10) Administration535.7
12) Building Caretaking17.1
13) Other17.1
Missing5319 
TOTAL14100.0
238) [1998 and 2006-07 wording; 2012 wording if head clergyperson is not part-time paid staff; 2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or neither co-leader is part-time paid staff] How many people currently are part-time paid employees of this congregation, including people who receive regular fees for singing or other work? [ARDA Note: Please see PTSTAFF in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (PTSTAFF)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52636.07112
239) [2012 wording if head clergyperson is not part-time paid staff; 2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or neither co-leader is part-time paid staff] Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSTAFF] part-time paid staff people in this congregation, how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? [ARDA Note: Please see PTMINSTF in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (PTMINSTF)
TOTAL%
0) 108642.4
1) 57222.3
2) 31812.4
3) 2048.0
4) 1234.8
5) 783.0
6) 461.8
7) 240.9
8) 200.8
9) 90.4
10) 230.9
11) 50.2
12) 80.3
13) 20.1
14) 30.1
15) 60.2
17) 20.1
19) 10.0
20) 40.2
21) 10.0
22) 10.0
24) 20.1
25) 70.3
26) 10.0
30) 20.1
39) 10.0
40) 30.1
42) 10.0
60) 20.1
62) 10.0
70) 20.1
85) 10.0
200) 10.0
Missing2773 
TOTAL2560100.0
240) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF] part-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. First mention [ARDA Note: Please see PSTF1TITL in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PSTF1TITL)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader2090.9
2) General Congregational Leader14.5
5) Youth and Young Adults14.5
Missing5311 
TOTAL22100.0
241) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF] part-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Second mention; [ARDA Note: Please see PSTF2TITL in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PSTF2TITL)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader82.1
2) General Congregational Leader6216.1
3) Music17244.7
4) Education307.8
5) Youth and Young Adults6717.4
6) Adult/Family/Outreach92.3
7) Sick/Bereaved133.4
8) Missions20.5
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic30.8
10) Administration153.9
11) Lay Leader20.5
13) Other20.5
Missing4948 
TOTAL385100.0
242) What are the job titles of each of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF] part-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Third mention; [ARDA Note: Please see PSTF3TITL in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PSTF3TITL)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader32.2
2) General Congregational Leader1813.4
3) Music5238.8
4) Education2115.7
5) Youth and Young Adults2720.1
6) Adult/Family/Outreach32.2
7) Sick/Bereaved43.0
8) Missions10.7
10) Administration43.0
13) Other10.7
Missing5199 
TOTAL134100.0
243) [2018-19 wording] [Are you/Is this part-time paid ministerial staff person] male or female? Or [Are you/Is this second part-time paid ministerial staff person] male or female? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. [ARDA Note: Please see PSTF2GEND in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (PSTF2GEND)
TOTAL%
1) Male32653.0
2) Female28947.0
Missing4718 
TOTAL615100.0
244) What race or ethnicity is this person? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PSTF3TITL and PSTF2GEND. Responses of '5, Other' were re-coded when possible, based on verbatim specifications of 'Other'. For more methodological details, see remarks for CLERRACE. (PSTF2RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White44072.0
2) Black or African American10917.8
3) Hispanic518.3
4) Asian or Pacific Islander81.3
5) Other30.5
Missing4722 
TOTAL611100.0
245) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PSTF3TITL and PSTF2GEND.This item was asked only if the person's race or ethnicity was not previously specified as Hispanic (PSTF2RACE does not equal three). (PSTF2HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40.7
2) No55699.3
Missing4773 
TOTAL560100.0
246) How old is this person? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PSTF3TITL and PSTF2GEND. (PSTF2AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL58947.81215
247) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PSTF3TITL and PSTF2GEND. (PSTF2STRT)
TOTAL%
1948) 10.2
1956) 10.2
1965) 10.2
1969) 10.2
1974) 10.2
1975) 30.5
1977) 10.2
1979) 10.2
1980) 10.2
1981) 10.2
1982) 40.7
1984) 30.5
1985) 20.3
1986) 20.3
1987) 10.2
1988) 20.3
1989) 30.5
1990) 61.0
1991) 10.2
1992) 71.2
1993) 40.7
1994) 20.3
1995) 30.5
1996) 20.3
1997) 91.5
1998) 40.7
1999) 91.5
2000) 162.7
2001) 81.4
2002) 162.7
2003) 111.9
2004) 111.9
2005) 152.6
2006) 305.1
2007) 335.7
2008) 386.5
2009) 427.2
2010) 406.8
2011) 6010.3
2012) 528.9
2013) 122.1
2014) 132.2
2015) 213.6
2016) 295.0
2017) 183.1
2018) 427.2
2019) 10.2
Missing4749 
TOTAL584100.0
248) [Wording if hired in the present position two or more years ago] In the past two years, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? [Wording if hired within the past two years] Since [he/she] was hired in [his/her] present position, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF2CUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes318.1
2) No35091.9
Missing4952 
TOTAL381100.0
249) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PSTF3TITL and PSTF2GEND. (PSTF2GRDT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13221.8
2) No47378.2
Missing4728 
TOTAL605100.0
250) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PSTF3TITL and PSTF2GEND. This item was asked only if the person had not graduated from a seminary or theological school (PSTF2GRDT=2). (PSTF2ATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes326.7
2) No44993.3
Missing4852 
TOTAL481100.0
251) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF2ORDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8421.9
2) No30078.1
Missing4949 
TOTAL384100.0
252) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PSTF3TITL and PSTF2GEND. (PSTF2MMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33755.8
2) No26744.2
Missing4729 
TOTAL604100.0
253) [Do you/Does this person] specialize in a particular area of work or [do you/does he/does she] have a wide range of responsibilities? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF2GEND. (PTS2SPEC)
TOTAL%
1) Specialize17877.4
2) Wide Range of Responsibilities5222.6
Missing5103 
TOTAL230100.0
254) What is [your/this person's] job title? Remarks: See remarks from PSTF2GEND. This item was asked only if PTS2SPEC = 2. (PSTAFF2A)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader611.5
2) General Congregational Leader1325.0
3) Music23.8
4) Education11.9
5) Youth and Young Adults713.5
6) Adult/Family/Outreach35.8
7) Sick/Bereaved23.8
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic11.9
10) Administration713.5
11) Lay Leader23.8
14) Multiple Roles815.4
Missing5281 
TOTAL52100.0
255) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? First mention; Remarks: See remarks for PSTF2GEND. This item was asked only if PTS2SPEC = 1. The respondent was allowed to list up to three areas. (PSTF2SPZ1)
TOTAL%
1) Children's ministry137.3
2) Youth ministry2212.4
3) Young adult ministry31.7
4) Music10760.1
5) Religious education116.2
6) Family ministry10.6
7) Pastoral care95.1
8) Psychological counseling21.1
9) Community engagement31.7
17) Other73.9
Missing5155 
TOTAL178100.0
256) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? Second mention; Remarks: See remarks for PSTF2GEND. This item was asked only if PTS2SPEC = 1. The respondent was allowed to list up to three areas. (PSTF2SPZ2)
TOTAL%
3) Young adult ministry15.6
4) Music1055.6
5) Religious education15.6
6) Family ministry211.1
7) Pastoral care211.1
17) Other211.1
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
257) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? Third mention; Remarks: See remarks for PSTF2GEND. This item was asked only if PTS2SPEC = 1. The respondent was allowed to list up to three areas. (PSTF2SPZ3)
TOTAL%
17) Other1100.0
Missing5332 
TOTAL1100.0
258) Thinking of [PSTF3TITL], is this person male or female? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3GEND)
TOTAL%
1) Male4130.6
2) Female9369.4
Missing5199 
TOTAL134100.0
259) What race or ethnicity is this person? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. Responses of '5, Other' were re-coded when possible, based on verbatim specifications of 'Other'. For more methodological details, see remarks for CLERRACE. (PSTF3RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White9471.2
2) Black or African American1914.4
3) Hispanic1712.9
4) Asian or Pacific Islander21.5
Missing5201 
TOTAL132100.0
260) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. This item was asked only if the person's race or ethnicity was not previously specified as Hispanic (PSTF3RACE does not equal three). (PSTF3HISP)
TOTAL%
2) No115100.0
Missing5218 
TOTAL115100.0
261) How old is this person? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3AGE)
TOTAL%
19) 10.8
21) 21.6
22) 10.8
23) 10.8
24) 32.3
25) 21.6
26) 21.6
27) 21.6
28) 64.7
30) 97.0
31) 10.8
32) 21.6
33) 43.1
34) 32.3
35) 64.7
37) 21.6
38) 21.6
40) 64.7
41) 32.3
42) 10.8
43) 21.6
44) 21.6
45) 75.4
46) 32.3
47) 21.6
48) 32.3
49) 21.6
50) 1410.9
51) 10.8
52) 10.8
53) 10.8
54) 21.6
55) 86.2
56) 10.8
58) 10.8
60) 86.2
62) 43.1
64) 10.8
65) 21.6
68) 21.6
70) 10.8
75) 10.8
83) 10.8
Missing5204 
TOTAL129100.0
262) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3STRT)
TOTAL%
1972) 10.8
1976) 10.8
1982) 32.3
1985) 10.8
1993) 10.8
1994) 10.8
1997) 21.6
1998) 10.8
1999) 10.8
2000) 64.7
2001) 10.8
2002) 43.1
2003) 10.8
2004) 21.6
2005) 43.1
2006) 118.6
2007) 1612.5
2008) 97.0
2009) 1511.7
2010) 1713.3
2011) 1310.2
2012) 1713.3
Missing5205 
TOTAL128100.0
263) [Wording if hired in the present position two or more years ago] In the past two years, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? [Wording if hired within past two years] Since [he/she] was hired in [his/her] present position, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3CUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96.8
2) No12393.2
Missing5201 
TOTAL132100.0
264) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3GRDT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2115.7
2) No11384.3
Missing5199 
TOTAL134100.0
265) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. This item was asked only if the person had not graduated. (PSTF3ATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65.3
2) No10794.7
Missing5220 
TOTAL113100.0
266) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3ORDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1611.9
2) No11888.1
Missing5199 
TOTAL134100.0
267) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3MMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8261.7
2) No5138.3
Missing5200 
TOTAL133100.0
268) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are white and non-Hispanic? Remarks: In 2012, items PTSTFWHT, PTSTFBLK, et al. through PTSTFMBR were asked if congregations had four or more part-time ministerial staff (PTMINSTF is greater than or equal to four). (PTSTFWHT_12)
TOTAL%
0) 3613.8
1) 186.9
2) 218.0
3) 6725.7
4) 3714.2
5) 218.0
6) 176.5
7) 31.1
8) 103.8
9) 51.9
10) 93.4
11) 51.9
12) 10.4
13) 10.4
15) 41.5
18) 10.4
19) 10.4
20) 10.4
30) 10.4
31) 10.4
39) 10.4
Missing5072 
TOTAL261100.0
269) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are white and non-Hispanic? [ARDA Note: Please see PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSTFWHT_18)
TOTAL%
0) 8919.2
1) 5311.4
2) 11524.8
3) 7516.2
4) 439.3
5) 296.3
6) 153.2
7) 112.4
8) 51.1
9) 51.1
10) 71.5
12) 20.4
13) 10.2
14) 10.2
15) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 30.6
24) 10.2
25) 30.6
28) 10.2
50) 10.2
60) 10.2
99) 10.2
Missing4869 
TOTAL464100.0
270) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Black or African American? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PTSTFBLK_12)
TOTAL%
0) 20378.1
1) 166.2
2) 72.7
3) 155.8
4) 62.3
5) 31.2
6) 41.5
8) 10.4
10) 20.8
12) 10.4
15) 10.4
23) 10.4
Missing5073 
TOTAL260100.0
271) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Black or African American? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PTSTFBLK_18)
TOTAL%
0) 34674.6
1) 408.6
2) 316.7
3) 224.7
4) 71.5
5) 40.9
6) 51.1
7) 20.4
10) 40.9
20) 10.2
27) 10.2
30) 10.2
Missing4869 
TOTAL464100.0
272) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFHIS_12)
TOTAL%
0) 18972.7
1) 228.5
2) 197.3
3) 124.6
4) 20.8
5) 51.9
6) 20.8
7) 10.4
8) 20.8
10) 10.4
12) 10.4
16) 10.4
19) 10.4
20) 10.4
30) 10.4
Missing5073 
TOTAL260100.0
273) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFHIS_18)
TOTAL%
0) 35676.7
1) 4910.6
2) 204.3
3) 143.0
4) 112.4
5) 20.4
6) 30.6
7) 10.2
8) 20.4
10) 30.6
13) 10.2
20) 10.2
40) 10.2
Missing4869 
TOTAL464100.0
274) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFASI_12)
TOTAL%
0) 24192.7
1) 135.0
2) 20.8
3) 20.8
5) 10.4
7) 10.4
Missing5073 
TOTAL260100.0
275) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFASI_18)
TOTAL%
0) 41489.2
1) 337.1
2) 71.5
3) 30.6
4) 20.4
5) 30.6
7) 10.2
20) 10.2
Missing4869 
TOTAL464100.0
276) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are American Indian? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFAI)
TOTAL%
0) 260100.0
Missing5073 
TOTAL260100.0
277) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are under 40 years old? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFU40_12)
TOTAL%
0) 6023.1
1) 4918.8
2) 5420.8
3) 3714.2
4) 238.8
5) 72.7
6) 51.9
7) 51.9
8) 41.5
10) 72.7
11) 10.4
15) 10.4
16) 10.4
19) 10.4
20) 20.8
21) 10.4
40) 10.4
50) 10.4
Missing5073 
TOTAL260100.0
278) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are under 40 years old? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFU40_18)
TOTAL%
0) 14631.6
1) 12026.0
2) 9219.9
3) 357.6
4) 194.1
5) 122.6
6) 132.8
7) 51.1
8) 10.2
9) 20.4
10) 40.9
11) 10.2
12) 10.2
13) 10.2
14) 10.2
15) 20.4
20) 10.2
30) 10.2
37) 10.2
40) 20.4
42) 10.2
99) 10.2
Missing4871 
TOTAL462100.0
279) How many are between 40 and 60 years old? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFU60)
TOTAL%
0) 3814.6
1) 5521.2
2) 6023.1
3) 4718.1
4) 238.8
5) 176.5
6) 51.9
7) 41.5
8) 20.8
9) 10.4
10) 31.2
14) 20.8
19) 10.4
20) 10.4
22) 10.4
Missing5073 
TOTAL260100.0
280) How many are over 60 years old? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFO60)
TOTAL%
0) 15760.4
1) 6023.1
2) 2610.0
3) 72.7
4) 41.5
6) 41.5
8) 20.8
Missing5073 
TOTAL260100.0
281) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are men? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18, (PTSTFMEN_12)
TOTAL%
0) 4316.5
1) 5420.7
2) 7127.2
3) 4015.3
4) 238.8
5) 124.6
6) 31.1
7) 31.1
8) 20.8
9) 10.4
10) 20.8
12) 20.8
13) 20.8
15) 10.4
18) 10.4
19) 10.4
Missing5072 
TOTAL261100.0
282) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are men? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFMEN_18)
TOTAL%
0) 7115.3
1) 15633.5
2) 12226.2
3) 5311.4
4) 224.7
5) 143.0
6) 102.2
7) 10.2
8) 20.4
9) 10.2
10) 51.1
13) 10.2
15) 10.2
16) 10.2
26) 10.2
30) 30.6
99) 10.2
Missing4868 
TOTAL465100.0
283) In the past two years, have any of these staff people taken a pay cut or had their salary reduced? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFCUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes155.8
2) No24193.4
3) All hired within the last two years20.8
Missing5075 
TOTAL258100.0
284) How many? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. This item was asked only if staff had taken a recent pay cut (PTSTFCUT=1). (PTSTFCUT1)
TOTAL%
1) 318.8
2) 318.8
4) 425.0
6) 637.5
Missing5317 
TOTAL16100.0
285) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFGRD_12)
TOTAL%
0) 15258.7
1) 5220.1
2) 3011.6
3) 135.0
4) 41.5
5) 20.8
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
8) 10.4
10) 10.4
13) 10.4
20) 10.4
Missing5074 
TOTAL259100.0
286) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFGRD_18)
TOTAL%
0) 28963.4
1) 9019.7
2) 4710.3
3) 194.2
4) 51.1
5) 40.9
10) 20.4
Missing4877 
TOTAL456100.0
287) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFATD_12)
TOTAL%
0) 21081.4
1) 2911.2
2) 93.5
3) 62.3
5) 20.8
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
Missing5075 
TOTAL258100.0
288) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFATD_18)
TOTAL%
0) 38984.0
1) 5211.2
2) 163.5
3) 30.6
5) 20.4
10) 10.2
Missing4870 
TOTAL463100.0
289) How many are ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFORD)
TOTAL%
0) 17968.6
1) 4316.5
2) 166.1
3) 103.8
4) 51.9
5) 31.1
6) 20.8
7) 10.4
10) 10.4
12) 10.4
Missing5072 
TOTAL261100.0
290) How many were members or regular participants in your congregation before they started their jobs at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFMBR_12)
TOTAL%
0) 2710.5
1) 2710.5
2) 5019.4
3) 5621.7
4) 3513.6
5) 145.4
6) 135.0
7) 62.3
8) 83.1
9) 10.4
10) 72.7
11) 10.4
12) 31.2
15) 20.8
18) 10.4
20) 20.8
23) 10.4
40) 20.8
54) 10.4
70) 10.4
Missing5075 
TOTAL258100.0
291) How many were members or regular participants in your congregation before they started their jobs at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFMBR_18)
TOTAL%
0) 7516.4
1) 10222.4
2) 12427.2
3) 5512.1
4) 337.2
5) 214.6
6) 102.2
7) 112.4
8) 20.4
9) 40.9
10) 61.3
12) 20.4
13) 10.2
15) 10.2
17) 10.2
20) 20.4
25) 10.2
30) 10.2
40) 10.2
42) 10.2
50) 10.2
99) 10.2
Missing4877 
TOTAL456100.0
292) Do any of the [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF] part-time ministerial staff specialize in particular areas of work or do they all have a wide range of responsibilities? Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation had three or more part-time ministerial staff (PTMINSTF is greater than or equal to three). (PTSSPZ_18)
TOTAL%
1) All have a wide range8618.3
2) At least one specializes38481.7
Missing4863 
TOTAL470100.0
293) How many specialize? Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation reported three or more part-time ministerial staff (PTMINSTF is greater than or equal to three) and if at least one of these staff members specializes in a particular area of work (PTSSPZ = 2). (PTSSNO_18)
TOTAL%
0) 10.3
1) 348.9
2) 13434.9
3) 7018.2
4) 5113.3
5) 328.3
6) 123.1
7) 164.2
8) 71.8
9) 30.8
10) 61.6
11) 10.3
12) 20.5
14) 20.5
15) 10.3
17) 20.5
20) 20.5
24) 10.3
25) 30.8
30) 10.3
38) 10.3
70) 10.3
80) 10.3
Missing4949 
TOTAL384100.0
294) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: children's ministry; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSCHLD in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSCHLD)
TOTAL%
0) 21254.9
1) 11529.8
2) 4010.4
3) 71.8
4) 51.3
5) 30.8
10) 20.5
35) 10.3
55) 10.3
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
295) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: youth ministry; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSYOUTH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) 21355.2
1) 13234.2
2) 287.3
3) 61.6
4) 41.0
5) 10.3
7) 10.3
10) 10.3
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
296) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: young adult ministry; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSYA in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSYA)
TOTAL%
0) 32183.2
1) 4812.4
2) 92.3
3) 20.5
4) 10.3
5) 10.3
6) 10.3
7) 10.3
10) 20.5
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
297) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: music; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSMUSIC in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSMUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) 8923.1
1) 13234.3
2) 7920.5
3) 348.8
4) 143.6
5) 123.1
6) 51.3
7) 41.0
8) 61.6
9) 20.5
12) 20.5
15) 10.3
17) 20.5
20) 10.3
25) 10.3
30) 10.3
Missing4948 
TOTAL385100.0
298) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: religious education; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSREDU in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSREDU)
TOTAL%
0) 25465.8
1) 8121.0
2) 338.5
3) 82.1
4) 41.0
5) 10.3
6) 10.3
7) 20.5
12) 10.3
25) 10.3
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
299) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: family ministry; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSFAMIN in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSFAMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 30779.7
1) 5313.8
2) 153.9
3) 61.6
5) 20.5
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
Missing4948 
TOTAL385100.0
300) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: pastoral care; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSCARE in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSCARE)
TOTAL%
0) 29275.6
1) 6316.3
2) 215.4
3) 30.8
4) 20.5
5) 30.8
7) 10.3
9) 10.3
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
301) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: psychological counseling; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSPSYCH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSPSYCH)
TOTAL%
0) 35893.0
1) 236.0
2) 41.0
Missing4948 
TOTAL385100.0
302) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: community engagement; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSENGAG in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSENGAG)
TOTAL%
0) 32383.7
1) 328.3
2) 205.2
3) 30.8
4) 20.5
5) 30.8
7) 20.5
8) 10.3
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
303) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: spiritual growth; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSGROW in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSGROW)
TOTAL%
0) 28974.9
1) 4110.6
2) 287.3
3) 102.6
4) 51.3
5) 41.0
7) 20.5
8) 20.5
9) 10.3
10) 10.3
11) 10.3
12) 10.3
40) 10.3
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
304) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: outreach; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSREACH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSREACH)
TOTAL%
0) 30478.8
1) 4210.9
2) 215.4
3) 71.8
4) 41.0
5) 20.5
7) 20.5
8) 10.3
10) 20.5
15) 10.3
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
305) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: administration; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSADMIN in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSADMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 31681.9
1) 4311.1
2) 164.1
3) 51.3
4) 30.8
5) 20.5
10) 10.3
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
306) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: volunteer coordination; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSVOLC in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSVOLC)
TOTAL%
0) 30278.2
1) 4311.1
2) 184.7
3) 102.6
4) 61.6
5) 20.5
6) 10.3
7) 20.5
8) 10.3
10) 10.3
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
307) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: worship-related technology; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSWTECH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSWTECH)
TOTAL%
0) 31080.3
1) 4712.2
2) 194.9
3) 61.6
4) 20.5
5) 10.3
7) 10.3
Missing4947 
TOTAL386100.0
308) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: technology other than worship-related technology; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSTECH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSTECH)
TOTAL%
0) 34289.1
1) 328.3
2) 61.6
3) 10.3
4) 10.3
5) 10.3
7) 10.3
Missing4949 
TOTAL384100.0
309) (Asked if PTSSNO = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: media or communications; [ARDA Note: Please see PTSMEDIA in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSMEDIA)
TOTAL%
0) 32684.7
1) 4411.4
2) 133.4
3) 10.3
4) 10.3
Missing4948 
TOTAL385100.0
310) Any area of specialization that I haven't mentioned? (PTSOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes389.9
2) No34690.1
Missing4949 
TOTAL384100.0
311) Number of part time ministerial staff who specialize in an area not previously mentioned. [ARDA Note: Please see PTSPZOTHNUM in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PTSPZOTHNUM)
TOTAL%
0) 28.0
1) 1664.0
2) 624.0
3) 14.0
Missing5308 
TOTAL25100.0
312) Within the past 12 months has the number of part-time paid staff in your congregation increased, decreased, or stayed the same? (PTSFCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Increased19215.3
2) Stayed the same98878.6
3) Decreased776.1
Missing4076 
TOTAL1257100.0
313) By how many? Remarks: This item was only asked if PTSTFCHG = 1 or 3. (PTCHGNO)
TOTAL%
1) 15659.3
2) 6123.2
3) 269.9
4) 72.7
5) 83.0
6) 10.4
10) 31.1
15) 10.4
Missing5070 
TOTAL263100.0
314) Are you currently searching to fill any part-time ministerial staff positions? (PTSRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13010.3
2) No112889.7
Missing4075 
TOTAL1258100.0
315) How many positions are you seeking to fill? Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation reported they were currently searching to fill any part-time ministerial staff position(s) (PTSRCH = 1). (PTSRCHNO)
TOTAL%
1) 9574.2
2) 1713.3
3) 64.7
4) 43.1
5) 43.1
10) 21.6
Missing5205 
TOTAL128100.0
316) (If PTSRCHNO is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If PTSRCHNO is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important position you are trying to fill? First mentioned (PTPOSFL1)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader43.1
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)97.0
3) Music3325.8
4) Education86.3
5) Youth and Young Adults3728.9
6) Adult/Family/Outreach97.0
7) Sick/Bereaved64.7
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic10.8
10) Administration118.6
11) Lay Leader10.8
13) Other75.5
14) Multiple Roles21.6
Missing5205 
TOTAL128100.0
317) (If PTSRCHNO is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If PTSRCHNO is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important position you are trying to fill? Second mentioned (PTPOSFL2)
TOTAL%
1) Primary Congregational Leader13.1
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)39.4
3) Music515.6
4) Education412.5
5) Youth and Young Adults618.8
6) Adult/Family/Outreach412.5
7) Sick/Bereaved13.1
8) Missions13.1
10) Administration412.5
12) Building Caretaking13.1
13) Other26.3
Missing5301 
TOTAL32100.0
318) (If PTSRCHNO is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If PTSRCHNO is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important position you are trying to fill? Third mentioned (PTPOSFL3)
TOTAL%
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)17.7
3) Music17.7
4) Education323.1
5) Youth and Young Adults215.4
6) Adult/Family/Outreach17.7
10) Administration323.1
11) Lay Leader17.7
12) Building Caretaking17.7
Missing5320 
TOTAL13100.0
319) In a typical week, how many worship services does your congregation hold? (NUMSERV1)
TOTAL%
0) 80.2
1) 97218.3
2) 118422.2
3) 114221.5
4) 3987.5
5) 1933.6
6) 10.0
6) 901.7
7) 1302.4
8) 1502.8
9) 1382.6
10) 1552.9
11) 951.8
12) 681.3
13) 460.9
14) 681.3
15) 771.4
16) 841.6
17) 641.2
18) 571.1
19) 340.6
20) 400.8
21) 240.5
22) 190.4
23) 70.1
24) 60.1
25) 110.2
26) 30.1
27) 40.1
28) 70.1
29) 30.1
30) 80.2
31) 30.1
32) 20.0
34) 10.0
35) 170.3
36) 20.0
37) 10.0
38) 10.0
40) 10.0
42) 20.0
50) 10.0
65) 10.0
70) 10.0
100) 20.0
2000) 10.0
Missing11 
TOTAL5322100.0
320) [1998] Most recent or main worship service [2006-07, 2012, 2018-19] Most recent or main worship service at which respondent was present: Month; [ARDA Note: Please see SVCMNTH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (SVCMNTH)
TOTAL%
1) January1713.2
2) February1753.3
3) March2685.1
4) April4187.9
5) May77414.7
6) June73313.9
7) July75414.3
8) August55210.5
9) September4749.0
10) October4177.9
11) November3105.9
12) December2354.4
Missing52 
TOTAL5281100.0
321) [1998] Most recent or main worship service [2006-07, 2012, 2018-19] Most recent or main worship service at which respondent was present: Day of the month (1 through 31); [ARDA Note: Please see SVCDAY in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (SVCDAY)
TOTAL%
1) 1232.3
2) 1663.1
3) 2975.6
4) 2114.0
5) 1763.3
6) 1011.9
7) 2284.3
8) 1402.7
9) 1873.5
10) 2645.0
11) 1392.6
12) 1753.3
13) 1122.1
14) 1522.9
15) 1442.7
16) 1422.7
17) 2655.0
18) 1242.3
19) 2234.2
20) 1232.3
21) 1813.4
22) 1653.1
23) 1192.3
24) 2294.3
25) 1272.4
26) 2274.3
27) 1072.0
28) 2204.2
29) 1723.3
30) 1282.4
31) 1112.1
Missing55 
TOTAL5278100.0
322) How long did this service last? Time in minutes; Remarks: Respondents were asked to report the length of service in hours and minutes. We converted their responses into the total number of minutes. (LENGTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL532181.41638
323) Was there a sermon or a speech of some sort at this service? (SERMON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes520697.7
2) No1202.3
Missing7 
TOTAL5326100.0
324) How long did the sermon or speech last? Time in minutes; Remarks: SERMTIME was asked only if SERMON=1. If a congregation did not have a sermon (SERMON=2), SERMTIME was set at zero. (SERMTIME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL528925.55521
325) Did the speaker come down from the altar, podium, chancel, or stage during the sermon? Remarks: SPKRDWN was asked only if SERMON=1. (SPKRDWN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes121843.9
2) No155956.1
Missing2556 
TOTAL2777100.0
326) What language or languages were spoken or sung at this service? First language mentioned; Remarks: SERVLNG1, SERVLNG2, and SERVLNG3 were coded from verbatim responses to items SERVLNG1 through SERVLNG3. (SERVLNG1)
TOTAL%
3) Arabic20.2
5) Armenian10.1
8) Chinese20.2
11) Creole20.2
15) Dutch10.1
16) English116895.1
25) Greek40.3
30) Hebrew110.9
39) Korean10.1
41) Latin20.2
50) Polish20.2
52) Punjabi10.1
59) Spanish272.2
63) Tongan10.1
87) Ukrainian10.1
90) Other20.2
Missing4105 
TOTAL1228100.0
327) What language or languages were spoken or sung at this service? Second language mentioned; Remarks: SERVLNG1, SERVLNG2, and SERVLNG3 were coded from verbatim responses to items SERVLNG1 through SERVLNG3. (SERVLNG2)
TOTAL%
2) American Sign Language1410.2
3) Arabic42.9
5) Armenian10.7
6) Bangladeshi10.7
8) Chinese10.7
11) Creole10.7
16) English2719.7
22) French53.6
25) Greek42.9
28) Haitian10.7
30) Hebrew107.3
32) Hindi10.7
36) Italian10.7
39) Korean21.5
41) Latin1913.9
44) Native American - American Indian10.7
51) Portuguese21.5
54) Russian21.5
59) Spanish3223.4
64) Vietnamese10.7
67) Zulu10.7
81) Lebanese10.7
82) Tamil10.7
90) Other42.9
Missing5196 
TOTAL137100.0
328) What language or languages were spoken or sung at this service? Third language mentioned; Remarks: SERVLNG1, SERVLNG2, and SERVLNG3 were coded from verbatim responses to items SERVLNG1 through SERVLNG3. (SERVLNG3)
TOTAL%
4) Aramaic311.1
8) Chinese13.7
11) Creole13.7
16) English311.1
22) French13.7
25) Greek27.4
30) Hebrew27.4
32) Hindi13.7
36) Italian311.1
39) Korean13.7
41) Latin13.7
51) Portuguese13.7
59) Spanish414.8
66) Yiddish13.7
85) Coptic13.7
90) Other13.7
Missing5306 
TOTAL27100.0
329) Which one of these was the primary language in which the service was conducted? Remarks: MAINLANG was asked only if more than one language was mentioned in items SERVLNG1 through SERVLNG3. (MAINLANG)
TOTAL%
3) Arabic32.8
5) Armenian10.9
6) Bangladeshi10.9
11) Creole10.9
16) English7469.8
22) French10.9
25) Greek32.8
30) Hebrew87.5
41) Latin32.8
59) Spanish43.8
63) Tongan10.9
85) Coptic10.9
90) Other54.7
Missing5227 
TOTAL106100.0
330) Were languages other than [SERVLNG1, SERVLNG2, SERVLNG3] spoken or sung at any service in the past 12 months? (OTHLANG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42035.3
2) No76964.7
Missing4144 
TOTAL1189100.0
331) What other languages were spoken or sung? First language mentioned; Remarks: This item was asked only if OTHLANG=1. (OTHLANG1)
TOTAL%
1) African dialect20.5
2) American Sign Language102.5
3) Arabic30.7
4) Aramaic10.2
6) Bangladeshi10.2
8) Chinese30.7
15) Dutch10.2
16) English204.9
18) Fijian10.2
19) Filipino30.7
21) Finnish10.2
22) French102.5
23) German225.4
25) Greek51.2
28) Haitian20.5
30) Hebrew92.2
33) Hungarian10.2
36) Italian41.0
37) Japanese20.5
38) Kenyan10.2
39) Korean51.2
41) Latin8119.9
43) Lithuanian10.2
44) Native American - American Indian30.7
48) Pennsylvania Dutch10.2
49) Persian10.2
50) Polish20.5
51) Portuguese20.5
54) Russian41.0
55) Samoan10.2
58) South African10.2
59) Spanish17843.7
61) Swahili41.0
64) Vietnamese41.0
66) Yiddish30.7
90) Other143.4
Missing4926 
TOTAL407100.0
332) What other languages were spoken or sung? Second language mentioned; Remarks: This item was asked only if OTHLANG=1. (OTHLANG2)
TOTAL%
1) African dialect42.4
2) American Sign Language42.4
3) Arabic10.6
5) Armenian10.6
8) Chinese53.0
11) Creole10.6
15) Dutch10.6
16) English31.8
19) Filipino10.6
22) French148.4
23) German137.8
25) Greek84.8
28) Haitian10.6
30) Hebrew21.2
32) Hindi21.2
33) Hungarian21.2
34) Icelandic10.6
35) Indonesian10.6
36) Italian31.8
37) Japanese10.6
39) Korean53.0
41) Latin2313.9
42) Latin and Greek10.6
44) Native American - American Indian42.4
46) Norwegian10.6
50) Polish31.8
51) Portuguese53.0
54) Russian10.6
55) Samoan21.2
59) Spanish3420.5
61) Swahili10.6
64) Vietnamese31.8
70) Swedish10.6
71) Indian10.6
74) Turkish10.6
84) Pakistani31.8
86) Hawaiian10.6
90) Other74.2
Missing5167 
TOTAL166100.0
333) What other languages were spoken or sung? Third language mentioned; Remarks: This item was asked only if OTHLANG=1. (OTHLANG3)
TOTAL%
2) American Sign Language11.4
7) Bulgarian11.4
11) Creole11.4
17) Ethiopian11.4
19) Filipino11.4
22) French45.6
23) German79.9
25) Greek57.0
30) Hebrew11.4
31) Nigerian11.4
33) Hungarian11.4
36) Italian22.8
37) Japanese22.8
39) Korean34.2
41) Latin68.5
46) Norwegian11.4
49) Persian11.4
51) Portuguese22.8
53) Romanian22.8
54) Russian34.2
59) Spanish1521.1
63) Tongan22.8
64) Vietnamese45.6
90) Other45.6
Missing5262 
TOTAL71100.0
334) Still thinking about [the worship service/the main service] that took place this past week, how many different individuals spoke or read to the group at some point in this service? Please don't include those who made brief announcements or informally shared a concern. (NUMSPOKE)
TOTAL%
0) 524.3
1) 17214.2
2) 27822.9
3) 28423.4
4) 17114.1
5) 947.7
6) 604.9
7) 211.7
8) 221.8
9) 121.0
10) 131.1
11) 30.2
12) 60.5
13) 20.2
14) 30.2
15) 30.2
16) 50.4
17) 10.1
18) 30.2
20) 20.2
24) 10.1
27) 20.2
30) 10.1
50) 10.1
65) 10.1
70) 10.1
125) 10.1
Missing4118 
TOTAL1215100.0
335) Was this person male or female? Remarks: This item was asked if the congregation had only one speaker (NUMSPOKE=1). (SEXSPKR)
TOTAL%
1) Male14384.1
2) Female2715.9
Missing5163 
TOTAL170100.0
336) How many of these readers or speakers were male and how many were female? Number of males; [ARDA Note: Please see MALESPKR in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (MALESPKR)
TOTAL%
0) 1008.3
1) 37030.9
2) 20.2
2) 36130.1
2) 10.1
3) 18915.8
4) 877.3
5) 413.4
6) 242.0
7) 50.4
8) 80.7
9) 20.2
10) 20.2
12) 10.1
15) 20.2
18) 10.1
20) 20.2
70) 10.1
Missing4134 
TOTAL1199100.0
337) How many of these readers or speakers were male and how many were female? Number of females; [ARDA Note: Please see FEMSPKR in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FEMSPKR)
TOTAL%
0) 46738.9
1) 33427.9
2) 20.2
2) 23019.2
2) 10.1
3) 796.6
4) 302.5
5) 171.4
6) 100.8
7) 80.7
8) 50.4
9) 40.3
10) 30.3
11) 10.1
12) 30.3
13) 10.1
15) 10.1
19) 10.1
30) 10.1
45) 10.1
Missing4134 
TOTAL1199100.0
338) Was there singing by the congregation at this service? (SINGING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes520797.7
2) No1222.3
Missing4 
TOTAL5329100.0
339) Was there a period of extended singing during the service where the congregation sang three or more songs in a row? Remarks: This item was asked only if there was singing by the congregation during the main service (SINGING=1). (EXTSING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50541.3
2) No71758.7
Missing4111 
TOTAL1222100.0
340) Were any song lyrics specially provided to people on a flyer or handout? Remarks: This item was asked only if there was singing by the congregation at the service (SINGING=1). If a congregation reported that there was no singing by the congregation (SINGING=2), HANDOUT was set at 2. (HANDOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42131.6
2) No91068.4
Missing4002 
TOTAL1331100.0
341) Was there singing by a choir at this service? (CHOIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes314159.0
2) No218741.0
Missing5 
TOTAL5328100.0
342) Was there singing by a soloist at this service? (SOLOIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61850.2
2) No61349.8
Missing4102 
TOTAL1231100.0
343) [2006-07, 2012 and 2018-19 wording] Counting all the musical parts of this service, how many minutes would you say were taken up by music? [ARDA Note: Please see MUSICMIN in the survey instrument for full question wording.] (MUSICMIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL527323.98516
344) Were any musical instruments used in this service? (INSTMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes110190.8
2) No1129.2
Missing4120 
TOTAL1213100.0
345) Was a piano used? Remarks: This item was asked only if instruments were used (INSTMENT=1). If a congregation reported that no musical instruments were used during the main service (INSTMENT=2), PIANO was set at 2. (PIANO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82369.2
2) No36730.8
Missing4143 
TOTAL1190100.0
346) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] Was an organ used in this service? [ARDA Note: Please see ORGAN in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (ORGAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes221459.2
2) No152840.8
Missing1591 
TOTAL3742100.0
347) Were drums used at this service? [ARDA Note: Please see DRUMS in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (DRUMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes203039.0
2) No317561.0
Missing128 
TOTAL5205100.0
348) Electric guitar? Remarks: This item was asked only if instruments were used (INSTMENT=1). If a congregation reported that no musical instruments were used during the main service (INSTMENT=2), ELECGTR was set at 2. (ELECGTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34729.8
2) No81670.2
Missing4170 
TOTAL1163100.0
349) Was a guitar used at this service? Remarks: This item was asked only if MUSICMIN is greater than 0. If a congregation reported no music in the main service (MUSICMIN=0), GUITAR was set at 2. (GUITAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes186446.0
2) No218454.0
Missing1285 
TOTAL4048100.0
350) Was anyone paid by the congregation to sing or perform music at this service? (PAIDMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58444.1
2) No74155.9
Missing4008 
TOTAL1325100.0
351) How many? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported that someone was paid to sing or perform music at the main service (PAIDMUS=1). If a congregation reported no paid musicians (PAIDMUS=2), PAIDMUS1 was set at zero. (PAIDMUS1)
TOTAL%
0) 74156.0
1) 33725.5
2) 1219.1
3) 453.4
4) 211.6
5) 312.3
6) 80.6
7) 30.2
8) 50.4
9) 10.1
10) 30.2
11) 10.1
12) 20.2
14) 10.1
15) 10.1
18) 10.1
25) 20.2
Missing4009 
TOTAL1324100.0
352) Does your congregation have a copyright license agreement to perform or sing certain songs in worship services? (HAVECLA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93872.3
2) No36027.7
Missing4035 
TOTAL1298100.0
353) Was there a time during the service in which people in the congregation greeted each other by shaking hands or some other way? (GREET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes452184.9
2) No80515.1
Missing7 
TOTAL5326100.0
354) Was there time during the service for silent prayer or meditation? (MEDITATE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes221380.9
2) No52419.1
Missing2596 
TOTAL2737100.0
355) Was there a part of this service specifically directed at children? (KIDTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60649.2
2) No62650.8
Missing4101 
TOTAL1232100.0
356) Did any teens participate in this service by speaking, reading, singing, or performing, not including participating just by being part of the congregation or the choir? (TEENPART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55445.0
2) No67855.0
Missing4101 
TOTAL1232100.0
357) Did people join hands at any point during the service, such as during a prayer or at other moments? (JOINHNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes117441.5
2) No165658.5
Missing2503 
TOTAL2830100.0
358) Did the leader of this service wear a robe or other special garments? (ROBE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes195947.8
2) No213652.2
Missing1238 
TOTAL4095100.0
359) Did anyone call out 'amen' or other expressions of approval? (AMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes324661.1
2) No207038.9
Missing17 
TOTAL5316100.0
360) Was there applause at any point in this service? (APPLAUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes327661.6
2) No204438.4
Missing13 
TOTAL5320100.0
361) Did people laugh out loud at any point in this service? (LAUGH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92275.1
2) No30624.9
Missing4105 
TOTAL1228100.0
362) Was there a written order of service or program that people could follow, either in book form or as a handout? (PROGRAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes395174.1
2) No137925.9
Missing3 
TOTAL5330100.0
363) Was any visual projection equipment used in this service? (OVERHEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes195836.8
2) No336863.2
Missing7 
TOTAL5326100.0
364) Were song lyrics projected on a wall or screen at any time during this service? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported using visual projection equipment in the main service (OVERHEAD=1). If a congregation reported no visual projection equipment in the service (OVERHEAD=2), LYRICS was set at 2. (LYRICS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes117345.3
2) No141554.7
Missing2745 
TOTAL2588100.0
365) Were cameras used to project images of musicians or speakers during this service so that people in the same room can see them better? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported using visual projection equipment in the main service (OVERHEAD=1). (PROJECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23718.9
2) No102081.1
Missing4076 
TOTAL1257100.0
366) Did any part of this service involve watching video clips of any sort? (WTCHCLP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32225.6
2) No93474.4
Missing4077 
TOTAL1256100.0
367) Was this service broadcast or streamed live so that people outside your building or campus could see it? (STREAMED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36929.4
2) No88570.6
Missing4079 
TOTAL1254100.0
368) Was any part of this service recorded so people can listen or watch at a later time? (RECORDED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74159.1
2) No51240.9
Missing4080 
TOTAL1253100.0
369) Were people offered the opportunity to use their smartphones during the service to participate in some way? (SMTPHONE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40732.4
2) No84867.6
Missing4078 
TOTAL1255100.0
370) How? Using smartphone to access scripture; Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation reported offering the opportunity to use their smartphones during the service to participate (SMTPHONE = 1). [ARDA Note: Please see PHONSCRPT in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PHONSCRPT)
TOTAL%
0) No phone use of this type named104082.9
1) Response includes this type of phone use21517.1
Missing4078 
TOTAL1255100.0
371) How? Using smartphone to donate money to the congregation; Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation reported offering the opportunity to use their smartphones during the service to participate (SMTPHONE = 1). [ARDA Note: Please see PHONDON in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PHONDON)
TOTAL%
0) No phone use of this type named116592.8
1) Response includes this type of phone use907.2
Missing4078 
TOTAL1255100.0
372) How? Using smartphone to interact with social media; Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation reported offering the opportunity to use their smartphones during the service to participate (SMTPHONE = 1). [ARDA Note: Please see PHONSM in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PHONSM)
TOTAL%
0) No phone use of this type named120596.0
1) Response includes this type of phone use504.0
Missing4078 
TOTAL1255100.0
373) How? Using smartphone to record (audio/video/pictures); Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation reported offering the opportunity to use their smartphones during the service to participate (SMTPHONE = 1). [ARDA Note: Please see PHONREC in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PHONREC)
TOTAL%
0) No phone use of this type named118394.3
1) Response includes this type of phone use725.7
Missing4078 
TOTAL1255100.0
374) How? Using smartphone to engage with the sermon or message; Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation reported offering the opportunity to use their smartphones during the service to participate (SMTPHONE = 1). [ARDA Note: Please see PHONSERM in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PHONSERM)
TOTAL%
0) No phone use of this type named118094.0
1) Response includes this type of phone use756.0
Missing4078 
TOTAL1255100.0
375) How? Using smartphone to engage or interact with the service's music; Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation reported offering the opportunity to use their smartphones during the service to participate (SMTPHONE = 1). [ARDA Note: Please see PHONMUS in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PHONMUS)
TOTAL%
0) No phone use of this type named124198.9
1) Response includes this type of phone use141.1
Missing4078 
TOTAL1255100.0
376) How? Using smartphone in some way not previously mentioned; Remarks: This item was only asked if the congregation reported offering the opportunity to use their smartphones during the service to participate (SMTPHONE = 1). [ARDA Note: Please see PHONOTH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PHONOTH)
TOTAL%
0) No phone use of this type named37191.2
1) Response includes this type of phone use368.8
Missing4926 
TOTAL407100.0
377) Did the people speak or read or recite something together at any point? (CONGREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes195871.5
2) No77928.5
Missing2596 
TOTAL2737100.0
378) Was incense used in this service? (INCENSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes756.1
2) No115493.9
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
379) Did any adults jump, shouts, or dance spontaneously during this service? (JUMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes103619.5
2) No428080.5
Missing17 
TOTAL5316100.0
380) Did anyone besides the leader raise their hands in praise during the service? (RAISEHND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes296356.0
2) No233044.0
Missing40 
TOTAL5293100.0
381) Was communion or the Lord's Supper celebrated at this service? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55347.2
2) No61952.8
Missing4161 
TOTAL1172100.0
382) Was a monetary offering collected at this service? (OFFERING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes135590.1
2) No1499.9
Missing3829 
TOTAL1504100.0
383) Was there a reading from the Bible during the service? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian or Jewish congregations. (RDBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes125398.3
2) No221.7
Missing4058 
TOTAL1275100.0
384) From what translation? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported reading from the Bible during the main service (RDBIBLE=1). BIBLE1 was coded from verbatim responses to BIBLE1. (BIBLE1)
TOTAL%
1) King James Version24319.7
2) New King James Version856.9
3) Revised Standard Version110.9
4) New Revised Standard Version13811.2
5) New American Bible (includes New American Bible, Revised)22418.1
6) Catholic, other (includes Jerusalem Bible, lectionary, and missal)393.2
7) English Standard Version403.2
8) New Living Translation181.5
9) New American Standard Bible403.2
10) New World Translation90.7
11) The Message50.4
12) Good News Bible40.3
13) Reina-Valera (Spanish)70.6
14) La Biblia de las Américas (Spanish)10.1
15) La Biblia Latinoamericana (Spanish, includes Latin American Bible, Latino American Bible)80.6
16) Other or unspecified Catholic (Spanish)60.5
17) Nueva Version Internacional (Spanish)10.1
18) Spanish version, other40.3
19) New International Version (NIV), 198490.7
20) Today's New International Version (TNIV)50.4
21) New International Version, not specified21017.0
22) Holman Christian Standard Bible70.6
25) Other English translation of the Tanakh (includes Artscroll, Etz Hayim)10.1
26) Multiple translations786.3
27) Translation in other language (not English or Spanish)80.6
28) Other (includes American Standard, Common English Bible, Amplified, and unspecified or unclear)342.8
Missing4098 
TOTAL1235100.0
385) Did any part of this service involve watching video that was recorded at or broadcasted from another location? (WTCHVID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes937.0
2) No123893.0
Missing4002 
TOTAL1331100.0
386) For about how long would you say that people in this congregation usually mingle and socialize informally with each other before and after the service? Time in minutes (SOCLTIME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL405432.82826
387) [2006-07, 2012, and 2018-19 wording] Still thinking about [the worship service/the main service] that we've been talking about, how many people, including both adults and children, would you say attended? [ARDA Note: Please see NUMATTND in the survey instrument for full question wording.] (NUMATTND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5283378.704823
388) What was the total attendance, including both adults and children, at all of the worship services that took place this past weekend, including services on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday? [ARDA Note: Please see TOTATTND in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (TOTATTND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32521150.6962157
389) In the past week, did your congregation have any services on days other than Friday, Saturday, and Sunday? (SVCWEEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66468.9
2) No30031.1
Missing4369 
TOTAL964100.0
390) How many people would you say attended one of those weekday services without also attending on the weekend? Remarks: This item was asked only if SVCWEEK = 1. (ATTNDWEEK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL62880.96440
391) Of the regularly participating adults in this congregation, how many would you say attended more than one of the services held during the previous seven days? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported more than one worship service in the past week. If a congregation had one or no services, ATTMORE was set at zero. (ATTMORE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3663130.483446
392) Are there important differences between any of the worship services your congregation has on a typical weekend, or are they all about the same? (IMPDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Important differences142143.8
2) All about the same182756.3
Missing2085 
TOTAL3248100.0
393) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we've been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Different language; [ARDA Note: Please see DIFFLANG in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (DIFFLANG)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this type of difference114492.6
1) Mentioned this type of difference917.4
Missing4098 
TOTAL1235100.0
394) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we've been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Different schedule; [ARDA Note: Please see DIFFSCHED in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (DIFFSCHED)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this type of difference121998.7
1) Mentioned this type of difference161.3
Missing4098 
TOTAL1235100.0
395) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we've been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Appeals to special group; [ARDA Note: Please see DIFFGRP in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (DIFFGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this type of difference112290.9
1) Mentioned this type of difference1139.1
Missing4098 
TOTAL1235100.0
396) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we've been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Difference in In/Formality; [ARDA Note: Please see DIFFFORM in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (DIFFFORM)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this type of difference87070.4
1) Mentioned this type of difference36529.6
Missing4098 
TOTAL1235100.0
397) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we've been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Difference in music; [ARDA Note: Please see DIFFMUSIC in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (DIFFMUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this type of difference97879.2
1) Mentioned this type of difference25720.8
Missing4098 
TOTAL1235100.0
398) Thinking about the worship service on a typical weekend that is most different in terms of worship style from the service we've been talking about, how would you describe the main difference between these two services? Other differences; [ARDA Note: Please see OTHDIFFS in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OTHDIFFS)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this type of difference121298.1
1) Mentioned this type of difference231.9
Missing4098 
TOTAL1235100.0
399) Are any of these differences related to: How formal or informal services are? [ARDA Note: Please see FORMDIF in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FORMDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47923.8
2) No153376.2
Missing3321 
TOTAL2012100.0
400) Are any of these differences related to: Which languages are used during services? [ARDA Note: Please see LANGDIF in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LANGDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25312.6
2) No176087.4
Missing3320 
TOTAL2013100.0
401) Are any of these differences related to: What kind of music is played or sung during services? [ARDA Note: Please see MUSDIF in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (MUSDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56528.1
2) No144871.9
Missing3320 
TOTAL2013100.0
402) Within the past 12 months, has the number of worship services in a typical week increased, decreased, or remained the same? (NMSRVCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Increased19012.6
2) Remained the same126083.7
3) Decreased563.7
Missing3827 
TOTAL1506100.0
403) Why was the number of services [increased/decreased]? [ARDA Note: Please see WHYCHG in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (WHYCHG)
TOTAL%
1) Change in congregation attendance7229.4
2) Add scheduling options2711.0
3) Provide alternative worship style3213.1
4) Staffing issues218.6
5) Seasonal change2911.8
6) Needed a bilingual service104.1
10) Some other reason5422.0
Missing5088 
TOTAL245100.0
404) In a typical week, does your congregation have a worship service in which the primary language is Spanish, or which is bilingual in Spanish and English? (SPANSRVC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68916.8
2) No340483.2
Missing1240 
TOTAL4093100.0
405) Is that true of the main service we just talked about? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported having a worship service in which the primary language is Spanish or which is bilingual in Spanish and English (SPANSRVC=1). (SPANMAIN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11345.2
2) No13754.8
Missing5083 
TOTAL250100.0
406) In a typical week, does your congregation have a worship service that is attended primarily by Hispanic or Latino people, even if the service is conducted in English? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported that they did not have a worship service in which the primary language is Spanish or which is bilingual in Spanish and English (SPANSRVC=2). (HISPSVC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes242.2
2) No105697.8
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
407) Is that true of the main service we just talked about? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported having a worship service that is not in Spanish or bilingual in Spanish and English, but which is attended primarily by Hispanic or Latino people (HISPSVC=1). See also remarks for HISPSVC. (SPANMAIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1875.0
2) No625.0
Missing5309 
TOTAL24100.0
408) Have you attended any of [the Spanish language or bilingual worship services / worship services primarily attended by Hispanic and Latino people] in the past 12 months? [ARDA Note: Please see ATSPSVC in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (ATSPSVC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11480.3
2) No2819.7
Missing5191 
TOTAL142100.0
409) When was your most recent [Spanish language or bilingual worship service / worship service attended primarily by Hispanic and Latino people]? Month; [ARDA Note: Please see HVSCMNTH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HSVCMNTH)
TOTAL%
1) January32.6
3) March10.9
4) April97.9
5) May87.0
6) June1916.7
7) July1916.7
8) August1513.2
9) September1412.3
10) October1412.3
11) November65.3
12) December65.3
Missing5219 
TOTAL114100.0
410) When was your most recent [Spanish language or bilingual worship service / worship service attended primarily by Hispanic and Latino people]? Day of the month; [ARDA Note: Please see HSVCDAY in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HSVCDAY)
TOTAL%
1) 54.4
2) 43.5
3) 10.9
4) 21.8
5) 10.9
6) 10.9
7) 87.0
8) 87.0
9) 43.5
10) 43.5
11) 32.6
12) 32.6
13) 32.6
14) 10.9
15) 43.5
16) 32.6
17) 65.3
18) 10.9
19) 43.5
20) 32.6
21) 21.8
22) 65.3
23) 43.5
24) 65.3
25) 65.3
26) 32.6
27) 43.5
28) 43.5
29) 65.3
30) 21.8
31) 21.8
Missing5219 
TOTAL114100.0
411) Did anyone call out 'amen' or other expressions of approval? Remarks: See remarks for HSVCMNTH and HSVCDAY. (HAMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5953.2
2) No5246.8
Missing5222 
TOTAL111100.0
412) Did any adults jump, shout, or dance spontaneously during this service? Remarks: See remarks for HSVCMNTH and HSVCDAY. (HJUMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1715.2
2) No9584.8
Missing5221 
TOTAL112100.0
413) Did anyone besides the leader raise their hands in praise during the service? Remarks: See remarks for HSVCMNTH and HSVCDAY. (HRAISHNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6860.7
2) No4439.3
Missing5221 
TOTAL112100.0
414) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation participated in a joint worship service with any other congregation? (JOINTWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes239760.2
2) No158539.8
Missing1351 
TOTAL3982100.0
415) Were any of these services with congregations whose racial or ethnic make-up is different than your congregation's? Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations had participated in a joint worship service (JOINTWOR=1). If a congregation reported no joint worship services (JOINTWOR=2), RACEWOR was set at 2. (RACEWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116829.6
2) No277570.4
Missing1390 
TOTAL3943100.0
416) Were any of these services with Jewish congregations? Remarks: If a congregation reported no joint worship services (JOINTWOR=2), JEWWOR was set at 2. In 2006-07, this item was asked only of non-Jewish congregations. (JEWWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1706.3
2) No252993.7
Missing2634 
TOTAL2699100.0
417) Were any of these services with Muslim congregations? Remarks: If a congregation reported no joint worship services (JOINTWOR=2), MUSLMWOR was set at 2. This item was asked only of non-Muslim congregations. (MUSLMWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes352.3
2) No145597.7
Missing3843 
TOTAL1490100.0
418) Were any of these services with Protestant congregations? Remarks: If a congregation reported no joint worship services (JOINTWOR=2), PROTWOR was set at 2. Also, see remarks on data cleaning associated with OTHWOR through OTHWOR3 below. (PROTWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74160.5
2) No48439.5
Missing4108 
TOTAL1225100.0
419) Were any of these services with Roman Catholic congregations? Remarks: If a congregation reported no joint worship services (JOINTWOR=2), CATHWOR was set at 2. (CATHWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31826.2
2) No89873.8
Missing4117 
TOTAL1216100.0
420) Were any of these services with congregations other than Protestant, Catholic, or Jewish? [ARDA Note: Please see OTHWOR in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OTHWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes574.7
2) No116095.3
Missing4116 
TOTAL1217100.0
421) With what other type of congregations have you had joint worship in the past 12 months? First mention; [ARDA Note: Please see OTHWOR1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OTHWOR1)
TOTAL%
1) Eastern Orthodox820.5
2) Mormons, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)1025.6
3) Buddhist25.1
4) Muslim1025.6
7) Baha'i12.6
8) Hindu410.3
10) Other congregation same denomination410.3
Missing5294 
TOTAL39100.0
422) With what other type of congregations have you had joint worship in the past 12 months? Second mention; [ARDA Note: Please see OTHWOR2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OTHWOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Eastern Orthodox114.3
2) Mormons, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)114.3
3) Buddhist342.9
4) Muslim114.3
7) Baha'i114.3
Missing5326 
TOTAL7100.0
423) With what other type of congregations have you had joint worship in the past 12 months? Third mention; [ARDA Note: Please see OTHWOR3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OTHWOR3)
TOTAL%
8) Hindu1100.0
Missing5332 
TOTAL1100.0
424) Within the past 12 months, was there dance performed by teens or adults at any worship service of your congregation? (EVERDANC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36930.0
2) No86070.0
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
425) Within the past 12 months, was there an acting skit or play performed by teens or adults at any worship service of your congregation? (EVERSKIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87471.1
2) No35628.9
Missing4103 
TOTAL1230100.0
426) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation hired any singers or other musicians to perform at a worship service? (EVERHIRE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62650.9
2) No60449.1
Missing4103 
TOTAL1230100.0
427) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services been told of opportunities for political activity, including petition campaigns, lobbying, or demonstrating? (POLOPPS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes143627.1
2) No386372.9
Missing34 
TOTAL5299100.0
428) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services been told of opportunities to volunteer to provide assistance for people outside your congregation who are in need? (VOLOPPS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes270995.6
2) No1254.4
Missing2499 
TOTAL2834100.0
429) At any service during the past 12 months was there a time for people other than the leaders of the service to testify or speak about their own religious experience? (TESTIFY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes310776.5
2) No95423.5
Missing1272 
TOTAL4061100.0
430) Was there a time during the service when people other than the leaders spoke to share their own joys, concerns, or thoughts? Remarks: In 2018-19, SPOKE was asked instead of TESTIFY. Analysts using TESTIFY and SPOKE to examine trends over time should use caution. (SPOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53942.9
2) No71657.1
Missing4078 
TOTAL1255100.0
431) Within the past 12 months, did any service include praying over or laying hands on people who were injured or ill in an effort to cure them? (CURE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80660.7
2) No52139.3
Missing4006 
TOTAL1327100.0
432) Did people speak in tongues at any service within the past 12 months? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes110621.8
2) No396378.2
Missing264 
TOTAL5069100.0
433) Does your congregation encourage people to use the New International Version of the Bible rather than other translations? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (NIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46819.2
2) No197380.8
Missing2892 
TOTAL2441100.0
434) [1998, 2006-07, 2012 wording] Does your congregation consider the Bible to be the literal and inerrant word of God? [2018-19 wording] Does your congregation teach that the Bible is the literal and inerrant word of God? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (INERRANT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes352870.6
2) No147029.4
Missing335 
TOTAL4998100.0
435) Are there Bibles in the pews or chairs for people to use during worship services? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (BIBLPEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes64050.2
2) No63549.8
Missing4058 
TOTAL1275100.0
436) What translation? Remarks: This item was asked only if congregation reported having Bibles in the pews or chairs for people to use during worship service (BIBLPEW=1). BIBLPEW1 was coded from verbatim responses to this question. (BIBLPEW1)
TOTAL%
1) King James Version18028.3
2) New King James Version457.1
3) Revised Standard Version132.0
4) New Revised Standard Version10616.7
5) New American Bible (includes New American Bible, Revised)203.1
6) Catholic, other (includes Jerusalem Bible, lectionary, and missal)71.1
7) English Standard Version193.0
8) New Living Translation40.6
9) New American Standard Bible111.7
12) Good News Bible50.8
13) Reina-Valera (Spanish)30.5
19) New International Version (NIV), 198410.2
20) Today's New International Version (TNIV)30.5
21) New International Version, not specified16025.2
22) Holman Christian Standard Bible60.9
25) Other English translation of the Tanakh (includes Artscroll, Etz Hayim)10.2
26) Multiple translations436.8
27) Translation in other language (not English or Spanish)10.2
28) Other (includes American Standard, Common English Bible, Amplified, and unspecified or unclear)71.1
Missing4698 
TOTAL635100.0
437) Are people encouraged to bring their own Bibles to worship services? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (BIBLOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78961.9
2) No48638.1
Missing4058 
TOTAL1275100.0
438) Does your congregation follow a lectionary or some other schedule of scripture readings when it comes to what passages are read in worship services? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (READINGS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66452.1
2) No61147.9
Missing4058 
TOTAL1275100.0
439) In the past 12 months, have there been any events during which children from your congregation recited scripture from memory? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (MEMSCRIPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes77160.7
2) No49939.3
Missing4063 
TOTAL1270100.0
440) Does your congregation display an American flag in your main sanctuary or worship space? (DISPFLAG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93362.3
2) No56537.7
Missing3835 
TOTAL1498100.0
441) Some religious groups teach that God gives financial wealth and good physical health to those with enough faith. Does your congregation teach this? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (PROSPERG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19216.5
2) No96983.5
Missing4172 
TOTAL1161100.0
442) Does your congregation have any choirs, choruses, or other musical groups that sing or perform on a regular basis? (ANYCHOIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes105285.6
2) No17714.4
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
443) How many different musical groups are there? Remarks: If a congregation reported no choirs or musical groups (ANYCHOIR=2), NUMCHOIR was set at zero. (NUMCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) 17614.4
1) 21817.8
2) 23819.5
3) 18114.8
4) 12810.5
5) 947.7
6) 705.7
7) 383.1
8) 181.5
9) 121.0
10) 221.8
11) 20.2
12) 70.6
13) 20.2
14) 50.4
15) 40.3
20) 20.2
28) 10.1
30) 10.1
35) 10.1
55) 10.1
75) 10.1
Missing4111 
TOTAL1222100.0
444) How many people - adults and children - would you say are in [this group/at least one of these groups]? Remarks: If a congregation reported no choirs or musical groups (ANYCHOIR=2), INCHOIR was set at zero. (INCHOIR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL121851.689111
445) Does your congregation have religious education classes for children, teens, or adults? [ARDA Note: Please see RELED in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (RELED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes264696.7
2) No893.3
Missing2598 
TOTAL2735100.0
446) How many different classes meet at least once a month? Remarks: If a congregation reported no religious education classes (RELED=2), NUMCLASS was set at zero. (NUMCLASS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL120313.64814
447) How many children age 12 or younger would you say attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? Remarks: If a congregation reported no religious education classes (RELED=2), KIDNO was set at zero. (KIDNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1197143.423253
448) How many teenagers - those aged 13-18 - would you say attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? Remarks: If a congregation reported no religious education classes (RELED=2), TEENNO was set at zero. (TEENNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL119253.20295
449) How many adults would you say attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? Remarks: if a congregation reported no religious education classes (RELED=2), ADLTNO was set at zero. (ADLTNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1207111.174325
450) Does your congregation have religious education classes for children 12 years and younger that meet at least weekly? (CLSUND12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes140693.4
2) No1006.6
Missing3827 
TOTAL1506100.0
451) Other than regular youth group meetings, does your congregation have religious education classes for younger teenagers, those who are 13 or 14 years old, that meet at least weekly? (CLS13_14)
TOTAL%
1) Yes123282.0
2) No27118.0
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
452) Other than regular youth group meetings, does your congregation have religious education classes for older teenagers, those between the ages of 15 and 19, that meet at least weekly? (CLS15_19)
TOTAL%
1) Yes104569.6
2) No45730.4
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
453) Other than regular youth group meetings, does your congregation have religious education classes targeted at young adults or college students that meet at least weekly? (CLSYACS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68545.6
2) No81754.4
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
454) Does your congregation have religious education classes for adults of any age that meet at least weekly? (CLSADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes128985.8
2) No21414.2
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
455) An organized youth group for teenagers? (YTHGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes122581.6
2) No27718.4
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
456) Choirs or other musical groups comprised primarily of teens? (TEENCHOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71847.8
2) No78552.2
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
457) How many teenagers, between 13 and 19 years old, are regular participants in your congregation? (TEENRGLR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL395598.558265
458) Do you have a youth minister or other leader specially designated to coordinate activities for youth? (YTHMNSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes208475.5
2) No67824.5
Missing2571 
TOTAL2762100.0
459) Is this person a paid employee [Are any of these people paid employees] of your congregation? Remarks: This variable is coded 1 if at least one youth minister or youth leader is a paid employee of the congregation. (YTHMINPD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59263.4
2) No34236.6
Missing4399 
TOTAL934100.0
460) Does this person [Do any of these people] work full-time as a youth leader at your congregation? Remarks: This variable is coded 1 if at least one youth minister or youth leader works full-time as a youth leader for the congregation. (YTHMINFT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35838.3
2) No57661.7
Missing4399 
TOTAL934100.0
461) Within the past 12 months, have teens participated through your congregation in any youth retreats, conferences, or camps composed primarily of teenagers? (TEENCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes122081.3
2) No28018.7
Missing3833 
TOTAL1500100.0
462) Within the past 12 months, have teens participated through your congregation in any service or volunteer projects composed primarily of teenage volunteers? (TEENVOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes120280.2
2) No29619.8
Missing3835 
TOTAL1498100.0
463) Within the past 12 months, have there been any regular worship services in which teens participated by speaking or reading in front of the congregation? (TEENSPK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124983.1
2) No25416.9
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
464) Within the past 12 months, have there been any congregational events other than worship services that teens planned, led, or at which they gave presentations or speeches? (TEENEVNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96064.1
2) No53735.9
Missing3836 
TOTAL1497100.0
465) Do any teenagers serve on any of your congregation's governing committees, commissions, or boards? (TEENLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49432.9
2) No100667.1
Missing3833 
TOTAL1500100.0
466) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation organized any events or programs whose primary purpose was to meet the needs of teenagers who are not part of your congregation? (OTHTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75050.2
2) No74349.8
Missing3840 
TOTAL1493100.0
467) Within the past two years, has anyone from your congregation entered seminary, theological school, or other kinds of training or preparation for full-time religious work? (ENTSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71848.1
2) No77551.9
Missing3840 
TOTAL1493100.0
468) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups of people from your congregation meeting once a month or more for religious, social, recreational, or other purposes? Please do not include governing or administrative committees here, and please do not include groups you already have mentioned. (GRPX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes107988.4
2) No14211.6
Missing4112 
TOTAL1221100.0
469) How many such groups have met within the past 12 months? Remarks: if a congregation reported no groups (GRPX=2), NUMGRPX was set at zero. Group purposes are detailed in OTHGRPS, below. (NUMGRPX)
TOTAL%
0) 14212.5
1) 948.3
2) 1018.9
3) 12811.3
4) 11510.1
5) 1039.1
6) 706.2
7) 292.6
8) 423.7
9) 131.1
10) 686.0
11) 60.5
12) 443.9
13) 50.4
14) 60.5
15) 302.6
16) 50.4
17) 30.3
18) 50.4
19) 10.1
20) 302.6
21) 10.1
22) 10.1
23) 30.3
24) 30.3
25) 161.4
27) 10.1
29) 10.1
30) 201.8
31) 10.1
33) 20.2
35) 20.2
36) 10.1
40) 80.7
45) 10.1
50) 121.1
54) 10.1
56) 10.1
60) 20.2
75) 40.4
76) 10.1
80) 10.1
82) 10.1
90) 10.1
100) 30.3
120) 10.1
155) 10.1
200) 30.3
230) 10.1
613) 10.1
Missing4198 
TOTAL1135100.0
470) How many people - adults and children - would you say have participated at least once in one of those groups within the past 12 months? Remarks: If a congregation reported no groups (GRPX=2), INGRPX was set at zero. (INGRPX)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1122210.043576
471) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups of people from your congregation who met together besides the ones that meet once a month or more? (GRPY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60350.0
2) No60250.0
Missing4128 
TOTAL1205100.0
472) How many such groups have met within the past 12 months? Remarks: If a congregation reported no groups (GRPY=2), NUMGRPY was set at zero. Group purposes are detailed in OTHGRPS, below. (NUMGRPY)
TOTAL%
0) 60451.8
1) 1028.7
2) 897.6
3) 816.9
4) 443.8
5) 564.8
6) 373.2
7) 171.5
8) 141.2
9) 20.2
10) 282.4
11) 20.2
12) 272.3
13) 20.2
14) 20.2
15) 90.8
16) 30.3
17) 20.2
18) 20.2
20) 181.5
24) 10.1
25) 30.3
28) 10.1
30) 60.5
35) 10.1
40) 10.1
50) 30.3
52) 10.1
56) 10.1
60) 20.2
71) 10.1
90) 10.1
100) 10.1
115) 10.1
120) 10.1
Missing4167 
TOTAL1166100.0
473) How many people - adults and children - would you say have participated at least once in one of these groups within the past 12 months? Remarks: If a congregation reported no groups (GRPY=2), INGRPY was set at zero. (INGRPY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL115485.134295
474) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss politics? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73213.8
2) No457986.2
Missing22 
TOTAL5311100.0
475) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To read and discuss the Bible? (DISBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes127896.1
2) No523.9
Missing4003 
TOTAL1330100.0
476) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss a book people have read other than the Bible? (BOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes145853.4
2) No127146.6
Missing2604 
TOTAL2729100.0
477) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss parenting issues? (PARENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes167961.6
2) No104738.4
Missing2607 
TOTAL2726100.0
478) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? An event for cleaning or maintenance of your building? (CLEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87771.3
2) No35328.7
Missing4103 
TOTAL1230100.0
479) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? For physical healing? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53243.3
2) No69756.7
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
480) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? An effort to get people registered to vote? (VOTERREG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116622.0
2) No413178.0
Missing36 
TOTAL5297100.0
481) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class for people in your congregation to learn English? (LRNENGL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50012.3
2) No356287.7
Missing1271 
TOTAL4062100.0
482) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? [2018-19 wording] To offer services for immigrants, such as legal assistance, translation, English language instruction, or job placement? [ARDA Note: Please see IMMSERV in the survey instrument for full question wording.] (IMMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57822.4
2) No200477.6
Missing2751 
TOTAL2582100.0
483) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A workshop or event for religious leaders who are not part of your own congregation? (OTHRLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48939.1
2) No76260.9
Missing4082 
TOTAL1251100.0
484) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss any sort of scientific issue or the relationship between science and religion? (SCIENCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29823.8
2) No95276.2
Missing4083 
TOTAL1250100.0
485) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? [2018-19 wording] To discuss issues related to the environment? [ARDA Note: Please see ENVIRON in the survey instrument for full question wording.] (ENVIRON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49319.9
2) No198780.1
Missing2853 
TOTAL2480100.0
486) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? An event to organize or encourage people to do volunteer work? (ORGVOLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70257.2
2) No52542.8
Missing4106 
TOTAL1227100.0
487) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss people's problems or concerns at work? (WORKPROB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31025.2
2) No91874.8
Missing4105 
TOTAL1228100.0
488) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To receive or practice gifts of the spirit such as tongues or prophesying? (SPRGIFTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89717.6
2) No419982.4
Missing237 
TOTAL5096100.0
489) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class for current members about the history or practice of your own religious tradition? (OWNTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80966.0
2) No41734.0
Missing4107 
TOTAL1226100.0
490) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class for prospective or new members? (NEWMEMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes212577.8
2) No60722.2
Missing2601 
TOTAL2732100.0
491) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A meeting specifically to pray or meditate? (TOPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99581.1
2) No23218.9
Missing4106 
TOTAL1227100.0
492) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To put on a musical or theatrical performance, not including the choirs you've already mentioned? (PERFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67855.2
2) No55144.8
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
493) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To attend a live musical or theatrical performance elsewhere? (SPECTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65453.4
2) No57046.6
Missing4109 
TOTAL1224100.0
494) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class to train new religious education teachers? (TRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes266865.8
2) No138634.2
Missing1279 
TOTAL4054100.0
495) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? [2018-19 wording] To discuss issues related to race and race relations? [ARDA Note: Please see RACEREL in the survey instrument for full question wording.] (RACEREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72329.2
2) No175170.8
Missing2859 
TOTAL2474100.0
496) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss how best to preserve your congregation's own racial or ethnic heritage? (HERITAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16213.2
2) No106686.8
Missing4105 
TOTAL1228100.0
497) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss or learn about a religion other than your own? (OTHTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes182534.4
2) No347565.6
Missing33 
TOTAL5300100.0
498) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Twelve-step groups such as alcoholics anonymous or similar self-help groups? (SELFHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45937.5
2) No76562.5
Missing4109 
TOTAL1224100.0
499) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss or learn how to manage one's personal finances? (OWNMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes162842.8
2) No217657.2
Missing1529 
TOTAL3804100.0
500) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss how to improve the management of your congregation's money? (CONGMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes163964.1
2) No91835.9
Missing2776 
TOTAL2557100.0
501) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To take a trip somewhere that required an overnight stay? (OVERNITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76662.3
2) No46337.7
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
502) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To plan or conduct an assessment of community needs? (ASSESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes310658.5
2) No220141.5
Missing26 
TOTAL5307100.0
503) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class for married couples on enriching or improving their marriages? (MARRIAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86257.3
2) No64242.7
Missing3829 
TOTAL1504100.0
504) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss or learn about religious or charitable work in other countries? (FRGNWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes94262.7
2) No56037.3
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
505) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To participate in a service project or volunteer activity in which people from your congregation worked with people from another faith? (INTFTHWK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes236958.1
2) No171041.9
Missing1254 
TOTAL4079100.0
506) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To do strategic planning or discuss the future goals of your congregation? (STRGPLAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes257590.8
2) No2619.2
Missing2497 
TOTAL2836100.0
507) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To travel to another part of the United States to provide assistance to people in need? (TRVLUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes183044.8
2) No225455.2
Missing1249 
TOTAL4084100.0
508) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To travel to another country to provide assistance to people in need? (TRVLFRGN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes163940.1
2) No244759.9
Missing1247 
TOTAL4086100.0
509) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To get out the vote during an election? (GOVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes101524.9
2) No306175.1
Missing1257 
TOTAL4076100.0
510) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A group specifically for women? (WOMENGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113185.0
2) No20015.0
Missing4002 
TOTAL1331100.0
511) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A group specifically for men? (MENGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes101075.9
2) No32024.1
Missing4003 
TOTAL1330100.0
512) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for military veterans and their families? (VETSUPPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98538.1
2) No159761.9
Missing2751 
TOTAL2582100.0
513) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To exercise or promote physical activity? (EXERCISE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes119846.4
2) No138553.6
Missing2750 
TOTAL2583100.0
514) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? [2018-19 wording] To help people who are unemployed find or train for a job? [ARDA Note: Please see NOJOB in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (NOJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes105340.8
2) No152559.2
Missing2755 
TOTAL2578100.0
515) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for people with terminal illness or chronic health problems? (ILLNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80960.8
2) No52139.2
Missing4003 
TOTAL1330100.0
516) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for people struggling with drug or alcohol abuse? (SUBABUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137353.2
2) No120746.8
Missing2753 
TOTAL2580100.0
517) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for people with mental illness? (MILLNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83932.6
2) No173767.4
Missing2757 
TOTAL2576100.0
518) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for recently divorced people? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44935.9
2) No80064.1
Missing4084 
TOTAL1249100.0
519) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in a blood donation drive? (BLOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45136.1
2) No79863.9
Missing4084 
TOTAL1249100.0
520) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss issues related to race and the police? (RACEPO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27121.7
2) No97978.3
Missing4083 
TOTAL1250100.0
521) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss issues related to sexual orientation or gender identity? (LGBT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33026.5
2) No91773.5
Missing4086 
TOTAL1247100.0
522) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To learn about living wills, advance medical directives, or other end-of-life issues? (WILLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41533.2
2) No83466.8
Missing4084 
TOTAL1249100.0
523) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in efforts to lobby elected officials of any sort? (LOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73113.8
2) No457886.2
Missing24 
TOTAL5309100.0
524) On what issue or issues did a group from your congregation lobby elected officials? First mention: Remarks: This item was asked only if a group from the congregation met to lobby elected officials (LOBBY=1). [ARDA Note: Please see LISSUE1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LISSUE1)
TOTAL%
1) Right to Life4622.9
3) Stem cell research63.0
5) Death penalty94.5
6) Pro-gay rights105.0
7) Anti-gay rights126.0
8) Education178.5
9) Support immigration52.5
11) Support of workers rights10.5
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war2411.9
13) Support of environment10.5
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support2713.4
20) Other147.0
22) Multiple mentions10.5
31) Immigration, no position indicated84.0
32) Gay and lesbian issues, no position indicated73.5
33) Abortion, no position indicated42.0
40) Crime, drugs, community safety42.0
41) Racial issues10.5
42) Gambling42.0
Missing5132 
TOTAL201100.0
525) On what issue or issues did a group from your congregation lobby elected officials? Second mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if a group from the congregation met to lobby elected officials (LOBBY=1). [ARDA Note: Please see LISSUE2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LISSUE2)
TOTAL%
1) Right to Life1612.6
3) Stem cell research107.9
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide32.4
5) Death penalty75.5
6) Pro-gay rights10.8
7) Anti-gay rights43.1
8) Education86.3
9) Support immigration75.5
11) Support of workers rights53.9
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war1310.2
13) Support of environment21.6
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support2116.5
20) Other118.7
31) Immigration, no position indicated21.6
32) Gay and lesbian issues, no position indicated53.9
33) Abortion, no position indicated53.9
40) Crime, drugs, community safety43.1
42) Gambling32.4
Missing5206 
TOTAL127100.0
526) On what issue or issues did a group from your congregation lobby elected officials? Third mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if a group from the congregation met to lobby elected officials (LOBBY=1). [ARDA Note: Please see LISSUE3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (ISSUE3)
TOTAL%
1) Right to Life713.2
3) Stem cell research35.7
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide23.8
5) Death penalty35.7
6) Pro-gay rights23.8
7) Anti-gay rights23.8
8) Education23.8
9) Support immigration35.7
11) Support of workers rights11.9
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war35.7
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support1426.4
20) Other23.8
22) Multiple mentions23.8
32) Gay and lesbian issues, no position indicated23.8
33) Abortion, no position indicated11.9
40) Crime, drugs, community safety47.5
Missing5280 
TOTAL53100.0
527) To organize or participate in a demonstration or march either in support of or opposition to some public issue or policy? (MARCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113521.4
2) No417278.6
Missing26 
TOTAL5307100.0
528) What was the issue or policy about which a group from your congregation demonstrated or marched? First mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if a group from the congregation met to demonstrate or march about a public issue or policy (MARCH=1). [ARDA Note: Please see MISSUE1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (MISSUE1)
TOTAL%
1) Right to Life10538.9
2) Right for women to choose20.7
3) Stem cell research20.7
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide10.4
5) Death penalty10.4
6) Pro-gay rights114.1
7) Anti-gay rights124.4
8) Education93.3
9) Support immigration2810.4
10) Against immigration10.4
11) Support of workers rights10.4
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war238.5
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support197.0
20) Other103.7
31) Immigration, no position indicated197.0
32) Gay and lesbian issues, no position indicated20.7
33) Abortion, no position indicated124.4
40) Crime, drugs, community safety83.0
41) Racial issues41.5
Missing5063 
TOTAL270100.0
529) What was the issue or policy about which a group from your congregation demonstrated or marched? Second mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if a group from the congregation met to demonstrate or march about a public issue or policy (MARCH=1). [ARDA Note: Please see MISSUE2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (MISSUE2)
TOTAL%
1) Right to Life913.2
3) Stem cell research22.9
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide11.5
5) Death penalty57.4
6) Pro-gay rights11.5
7) Anti-gay rights22.9
8) Education45.9
9) Support immigration710.3
11) Support of workers rights22.9
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war1014.7
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support1319.1
20) Other68.8
33) Abortion, no position indicated22.9
40) Crime, drugs, community safety22.9
41) Racial issues22.9
Missing5265 
TOTAL68100.0
530) What was the issue or policy about which a group from your congregation demonstrated or marched? Third mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if a group from the congregation met to demonstrate or march about a public issue or policy (MARCH=1). [ARDA Note: Please see MISSUE3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (MISSUE3)
TOTAL%
1) Right to Life316.7
2) Right for women to choose15.6
6) Pro-gay rights15.6
8) Education15.6
11) Support of workers rights15.6
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war211.1
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support316.7
20) Other316.7
22) Multiple mentions15.6
40) Crime, drugs, community safety15.6
41) Racial issues15.6
Missing5315 
TOTAL18100.0
531) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Immigration? [ARDA Note: Please see LMIMMIG in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMIMMIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20828.3
2) No52671.7
Missing4599 
TOTAL734100.0
532) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Abortion? [ARDA Note: Please see LMABORT in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMABORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39353.5
2) No34146.5
Missing4599 
TOTAL734100.0
533) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Poverty? [ARDA Note: Please see LMPOV_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMPOV_12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16042.1
2) No22057.9
Missing4953 
TOTAL380100.0
534) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Poverty or economic inequality? [ARDA Note: Please see LMPOV_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMPOV_18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14240.5
2) No20959.5
Missing4982 
TOTAL351100.0
535) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Same-sex marriage? [ARDA Note: Please see LMGAYM in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMGAYM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9324.4
2) No28875.6
Missing4952 
TOTAL381100.0
536) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Issues concerning gay, lesbian, or transgender people? [ARDA Note: Please see LMLGBT in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMLGBT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6017.0
2) No29283.0
Missing4981 
TOTAL352100.0
537) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Environmental issues? [ARDA Note: Please see LMENVIRO in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMENVIRO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7220.4
2) No28179.6
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
538) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Was there any other issue or policy about which a group from your congregation lobbied or marched? [ARDA Note: Please see LMOTHR in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9928.3
2) No25171.7
Missing4983 
TOTAL350100.0
539) Was that to support immigrants and immigration, or to encourage stricter immigration enforcement? Remarks: This item was only asked if LMIMMIG = 1. (IMMSIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Support Immigrants/Immigration11597.5
2) Encourage Stricter Immigration Enforcement32.5
Missing5215 
TOTAL118100.0
540) Was that on the pro-life side or the pro-choice side? Remarks: This item was only asked if LMABORT = 1. (ABORSIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Pro-Life15995.8
2) Pro-Choice74.2
Missing5167 
TOTAL166100.0
541) Was that to support or oppose more rights for gays, lesbians, or transgender people? Remarks: This item was only asked if LMLGBT = 1. (GAYSIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Support5593.2
2) Oppose46.8
Missing5274 
TOTAL59100.0
542) Was that to protect the environment or oppose environmental regulations? Remarks: This item was only asked if LMENVIRO = 1. (ENVRSIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Protect the environment6895.8
2) Oppose environmental regulations34.2
Missing5262 
TOTAL71100.0
543) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to education; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVEDUC in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named34397.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type102.8
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
544) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to food and hunger; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVFOOD in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVFOOD)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named33093.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type236.5
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
545) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to housing; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVHOUSE in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVHOUSE)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named31789.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type3610.2
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
546) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to homelessness; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVHOMLS in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVHOMLS)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named31990.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type349.6
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
547) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to health; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVHLTH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named33996.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type144.0
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
548) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to jobs and employment; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVJOB in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVJOB)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named33695.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type174.8
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
549) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to children; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVKID in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVKID)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named34898.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type51.4
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
550) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to income and pay; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVPAY in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVPAY)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named32291.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type318.8
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
551) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to incarceration; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVPRISON in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVPRISON)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named34597.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type82.3
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
552) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to race; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVRACE in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVRACE)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named34497.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type92.5
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
553) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to women; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVWOMEN in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVWOMEN)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named34798.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type61.7
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
554) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue is not classified by any of the other descriptors; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMPOV = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see POVOTH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POVOTH)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named33294.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type215.9
Missing4980 
TOTAL353100.0
555) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies concerning the criminal justice system; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMOTHR = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see LMCRIME in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMCRIME)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named34498.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type72.0
Missing4982 
TOTAL351100.0
556) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies related to education; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMOTHR = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see LMEDUC in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named34197.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type102.8
Missing4982 
TOTAL351100.0
557) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies concerning gun usage in the US; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMOTHR = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see LMGUN in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMGUN)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named32692.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type257.1
Missing4982 
TOTAL351100.0
558) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies involving foreign state or non-state actors; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMOTHR = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see LMFORGN in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMFORGN)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named34498.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type72.0
Missing4982 
TOTAL351100.0
559) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies mentioning health related issues; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMOTHR = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see LMHLTH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named33695.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type154.3
Missing4982 
TOTAL351100.0
560) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies related to income, pay, compensation, or benefits; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMOTHR = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see LMPAY in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMPAY)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named34698.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type51.4
Missing4982 
TOTAL351100.0
561) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies concerning race; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMOTHR = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see LMRACE in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMRACE)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named34096.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type113.1
Missing4982 
TOTAL351100.0
562) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies specific to women; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMOTHR = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see LMWOMEN in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMWOMEN)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named33495.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type174.8
Missing4982 
TOTAL351100.0
563) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies not previously mentioned; Remarks: This item was only asked if LMOTHR = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see LMOTHR_OTH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LMOTHR_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named33695.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type154.3
Missing4982 
TOTAL351100.0
564) Does your congregation have any other groups, meetings, or classes besides those you've already mentioned? (OTHGRPS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68745.7
2) No81554.3
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
565) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Social justice, neighborhood, or community issues (GACTION98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named100593.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type756.9
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
566) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Social justice, neighborhood, or community issues (GACTION06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named146297.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type402.7
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
567) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Fine or performing arts (GARTS98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named94387.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type13712.7
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
568) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Fine or performing arts (GARTS06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named145196.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type513.4
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
569) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Dealing with the loss of loved ones (GBEREAVE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named104897.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type323.0
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
570) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Dealing with the loss of loved ones (GBEREAVE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named147298.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type302.0
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
571) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Bible studies (GBIBLE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named67062.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type41038.0
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
572) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Bible studies (GBIBLE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named134389.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type15910.6
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
573) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Business or financial purposes (GBUSINESS98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named101493.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type666.1
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
574) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Business or financial purposes (GBUSINESS06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named149399.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type90.6
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
575) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Care for congregational buildings or property (GCHURCH98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named101594.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type656.0
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
576) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Care for congregational buildings or property (GCHURCH06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named149999.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type30.2
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
577) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Sewing groups (blankets, clothing, other) (GCLOTHES98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named105197.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type292.7
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
578) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Sewing groups (blankets, clothing, other) (GCLOTHES06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named147998.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type231.5
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
579) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Specifically for young adults (i.e., age 18+) (GCOLLEGE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named102194.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type595.5
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
580) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Specifically for young adults (i.e., age 18+) (GCOLLEGE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148999.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type130.9
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
581) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Specifically for couples, including marriage preparation classes (GCOUPLE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named100593.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type756.9
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
582) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Specifically for couples, including marriage preparation classes (GCOUPLE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named147798.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type251.7
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
583) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Divorce support groups (GDIVORCE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named105697.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type242.2
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
584) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Divorce support groups (GDIVORCE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148899.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type140.9
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
585) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Non-religious education purposes (GEDUC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named93986.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type14113.1
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
586) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Non-religious education purposes (GEDUC06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named141794.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type855.7
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
587) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Specifically for senior citizens (GELDERLY98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named87180.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20919.4
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
588) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Specifically for senior citizens (GELDERLY06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named144296.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type604.0
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
589) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Specifically for people from certain racial/ethnic groups (GETHNIC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named103796.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type434.0
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
590) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Specifically for people from certain racial/ethnic groups (GETHNIC06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148899.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type140.9
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
591) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Purpose is supporting families, including marriage training, wedding or baby showers, discussion of pregnancy issues or family values (GFAMILY98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named88181.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type19918.4
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
592) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Purpose is supporting families, including marriage training, wedding or baby showers, discussion of pregnancy issues or family values (GFAMILY06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named141994.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type835.5
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
593) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Specifically for women (GFEMALE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named62157.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type45942.5
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
594) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Specifically for women (GFEMALE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named128285.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type22014.6
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
595) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Festivals, bazaars, craft fairs, or other celebrations (GFEST98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named103295.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type484.4
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
596) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Festivals, bazaars, craft fairs, or other celebrations (GFEST06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named149399.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type90.6
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
597) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Explicitly involving food, including picnics, dinner, lunches, coffee hours (GFOOD98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named87681.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20418.9
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
598) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Explicitly involving food, including picnics, dinner, lunches, coffee hours (GFOOD06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named146997.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type332.2
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
599) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Fund-raising (GFUND98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named96889.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type11210.4
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
600) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Fund-raising (GFUND06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148298.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type201.3
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
601) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Bingo, cards, or other game-playing (GGAME98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named104997.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type312.9
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
602) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Bingo, cards, or other game-playing (GGAMES06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named149599.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type70.5
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
603) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Focused on individuals' physical well being (GHEALTH98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named98290.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type989.1
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
604) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Focused on individuals' physical well being (GHEALTH06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named142795.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type755.0
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
605) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Holy Name Society (GHOLYNAME98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named106298.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type181.7
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
606) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Holy Name Society (GHOLYNAME06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named149999.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type30.2
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
607) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Helping individuals find jobs or advance their careers (GJOB98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named107699.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type40.4
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
608) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Helping individuals find jobs or advance their careers (GJOB06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named149299.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type100.7
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
609) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Specifically for children and youth (GKID98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named61156.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type46943.4
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
610) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Specifically for children and youth (GKIDS06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named135690.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type1469.7
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
611) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Knights of Columbus (GKOFC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named104496.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type363.3
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
612) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Knights of Columbus (GKOFC06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named147998.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type231.5
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
613) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Meetings of congregational leaders (GLEAD98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named98891.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type928.5
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
614) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Meetings of congregational leaders (GLEAD06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148498.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type181.2
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
615) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Focused on congregations' worship or liturgy (GLITCOM98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named99191.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type898.2
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
616) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Focused on congregations' worship or liturgy (GLITCOM06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148698.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type161.1
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
617) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Specifically for men (GMALE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named76771.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31329.0
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
618) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Specifically for men (GMALE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named134889.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type15410.3
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
619) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Focused on new members of the congregation (GNEWMEM98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named101794.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type635.8
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
620) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Focused on new members of the congregation (GNEWMEM06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148498.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type181.2
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
621) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Group is nowhere else classified (GOTHER98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named82576.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type25523.6
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
622) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Group is nowhere else classified (GOTHER06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named142795.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type755.0
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
623) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Purpose is to recruit new members or evangelize (GOUTREACH98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named96489.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type11610.7
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
624) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Purpose is to recruit new members or evangelize (GOUTREACH06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148298.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type201.3
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
625) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Prayer, worship, or devotional activity (GPRAY98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named76570.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31529.2
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
626) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Prayer, worship, or devotional activity (GPRAY06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named141694.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type865.7
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
627) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Promise Keepers (GPROMISE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named106198.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type191.8
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
628) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Promise Keepers (GPROMISE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named150199.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.1
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
629) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Recreation (GREC98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named83076.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type25023.1
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
630) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Recreation (GREC06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named146097.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type422.8
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
631) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Religious purpose (GRELIG98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named29227.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type78873.0
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
632) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Religious purpose (GRELIG06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named118879.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type31420.9
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
633) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Helping the needy (GSERVICE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named84378.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type23721.9
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
634) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Helping the needy (GSERVICE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named139192.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type1117.4
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
635) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Specifically for singles (GSINGLE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named101694.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type645.9
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
636) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Specifically for singles (GSINGLE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named149699.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type60.4
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
637) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Socializing or 'fellowship' (GSOCIAL98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named34131.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type73968.4
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
638) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Socializing or 'fellowship' (GSOCIAL06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named141193.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type916.1
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
639) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Study, teaching, or education whose content is unclear (GSTUDY98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named88181.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type19918.4
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
640) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Study, teaching, or education whose content is unclear (GSTUDY06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named145096.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type523.5
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
641) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Helping people with substance abuse problems (GSUBSTANCE98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named104196.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type393.6
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
642) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Helping people with substance abuse problems (GSUBSTANCE06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named140993.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type936.2
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
643) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Support groups for specific problems or issues, except bereavement and substance abuse (GSUPPORT98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named103996.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type413.8
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
644) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Support groups for specific problems or issues, except bereavement and substance abuse (GSUPPORT06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named147798.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type251.7
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
645) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Supporting teachers within the congregation or within congregation-related schools (GTEACHER98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named104696.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type343.1
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
646) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Supporting teachers within the congregation or within congregation-related schools (GTEACHER06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named150099.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.1
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
647) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Vacation or summer bible schools (GVBS98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named104496.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type363.3
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
648) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Vacation or summer bible schools (GVBS06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named149699.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type60.4
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
649) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? St. Vincent de Paul (GVDP98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named106298.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type181.7
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
650) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? St. Vincent de Paul (GDP06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148799.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type151.0
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
651) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Visiting others, such as shut-ins or incarcerated individuals (GVISIT98)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named103695.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type444.1
Missing4253 
TOTAL1080100.0
652) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Visiting others, such as shut-ins or incarcerated individuals (GVISIT06)
TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148999.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type130.9
Missing3831 
TOTAL1502100.0
653) [2006-07, 2012, and 2018-19 wording] Have voter guides been distributed through your congregation within the past two years? [ARDA Note: Please see VOTRGUID in the survey instrument for full question wording.] (VOTRGUID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes132625.2
2) No394674.8
Missing61 
TOTAL5272100.0
654) Who wrote or produced the voter guide that was distributed? First mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations distributed voter guides (VOTRGUID=1). [ARDA Note: Please see GAUTHR1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GAUTHR1)
TOTAL%
1) City, county or state government418.2
2) Candidate or political party, unspecified153.0
3) Church member, clergy or other congregation234.6
4) Local council of churches, or ecumenical organization102.0
5) Pro-life groups224.4
6) League of Women Voters5511.0
7) NAACP51.0
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)10821.6
9) FLARE30.6
10) Citizens Concerned for the Constitution20.4
11) Ohio Round Table10.2
12) Christian Coalition7214.4
13) 700 Club/Pat Robertson51.0
14) Focus on the Family/Dr. James Dobson153.0
15) Dr. James Kennedy's group10.2
16) Citizens for Traditional Values and/or Lou Sheldon71.4
17) Family Forum (Michigan)61.2
18) Regional church office, unspecified denomination163.2
19) Other5811.6
20) Can't tell163.2
21) Common Cause10.2
22) Moral Majority/Jerry Falwell10.2
23) [Colorado for] Family Values; [Florida] Family Council (i.e., 'Family' organization)142.8
24) Conservative/evangelical source, not elsewhere classified30.6
Missing4833 
TOTAL500100.0
655) Who wrote or produced the voter guide that was distributed? Second mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations distributed voter guides (VOTRGUID=1). [ARDA Note: Please see GAUTHR2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GAUTHR2)
TOTAL%
1) City, county, or state government15.3
5) Pro-life groups15.3
6) League of Women Voters15.3
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)736.8
12) Christian Coalition210.5
19) Other526.3
20) Can't tell15.3
23) [Colorado for] Family Values; [Florida] Family Council (i.e., 'Family' organization)15.3
Missing5314 
TOTAL19100.0
656) Who wrote or produced the voter guide that was distributed? Third mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations distributed voter guides (VOTRGUID=1). [ARDA Note: Please see GAUTHR3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GAUTHR3)
TOTAL%
6) League of Women Voters150.0
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)150.0
Missing5331 
TOTAL2100.0
657) Within the past two years, has your congregation publicly supported or opposed any candidate for public office? (SUPPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes302.4
2) No121997.6
Missing4084 
TOTAL1249100.0
658) Do you think your congregation would publicly support or oppose candidates for public office if doing so did not put your congregation's tax status at risk? Remarks: This item was only asked if SUPPORT = 2. (TAXRISK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15612.8
2) No99782.0
3) Don't know635.2
Missing4117 
TOTAL1216100.0
659) Some congregations have declared themselves to be sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants. Has your congregation done that? (IMMSANC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes483.8
2) No119996.2
Missing4086 
TOTAL1247100.0
660) Has your congregation discussed doing this within the last year? Remarks: This item was only asked if IMMSANC = 2. (IMMDISCUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12010.1
2) No107489.9
Missing4139 
TOTAL1194100.0
661) Some congregations have directly sponsored refugees who have come to the United States from other countries. Has your congregation directly sponsored any refugees within the last two years? (SPONSREF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1149.2
2) No113090.8
Missing4089 
TOTAL1244100.0
662) Has your congregation discussed doing this within the last year? Remarks: This item was only asked if SPONREF = 2. (DISCREF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1059.3
2) No102890.7
Missing4200 
TOTAL1133100.0
663) Does your congregation have any organized effort, designated person, or committee whose purpose is to increase racial or ethnic diversity in your congregation? (DIVERSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17313.9
2) No107586.1
Missing4085 
TOTAL1248100.0
664) Within the last 12 months, has your congregation had any organized effort to provide your members with health-focused programs such as blood pressure checks, health education classes, or disease prevention information? (HLTHPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54243.5
2) No70456.5
Missing4087 
TOTAL1246100.0
665) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Blood pressure checks? Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHPROG = 1. (HLTHBP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42679.0
2) No11321.0
Missing4794 
TOTAL539100.0
666) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Screen for any type of cancer? Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHPROG = 1. (HLTHCAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15128.4
2) No38171.6
Missing4801 
TOTAL532100.0
667) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Offering flu shots? Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHPROG = 1. (HLTHFLU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17332.0
2) No36768.0
Missing4793 
TOTAL540100.0
668) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Testing for diabetes or checking blood sugar levels? Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHPROG = 1. (HLTHDB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22241.7
2) No31158.3
Missing4800 
TOTAL533100.0
669) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Testing for HIV or AIDS? Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHPROG = 1. (HLTHAID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5911.1
2) No47388.9
Missing4801 
TOTAL532100.0
670) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Helping people get health insurance or Medicaid? Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHPROG = 1. (HLTHMED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14527.1
2) No39072.9
Missing4798 
TOTAL535100.0
671) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Educating people about nutrition or healthy eating habits? Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHPROG = 1. (HLTHNUTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34864.6
2) No19135.4
Missing4794 
TOTAL539100.0
672) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Any other health focused program or activity besides the ones already mentioned? Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHPROG = 1. (HLTHOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13825.5
2) No40374.5
Missing4792 
TOTAL541100.0
673) What are they? Programs addressing issues of substance abuse or addiction; Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHOTH = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see HLTHADDICT in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HLTHADDICT)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named53198.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type101.8
Missing4792 
TOTAL541100.0
674) What are they? Programs providing First Aid, CPR, or AED training; Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHOTH = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see HLTHFSTAID in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HLTHFSTAID)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named53498.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type71.3
Missing4792 
TOTAL541100.0
675) What are they? Programs addressing cardiovascular health issues; Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHOTH = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see HLTHCARDO in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HLTHCARDO)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named52496.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type173.1
Missing4792 
TOTAL541100.0
676) What are they? Programs designed to educate people about health-related issues; Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHOTH = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see HLTHEDU in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HLTHEDU)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named50192.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type407.4
Missing4792 
TOTAL541100.0
677) What are they? Programs targeting senior citizens; Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHOTH = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see HLTHELDER in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HLTHELDER)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named52897.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type132.4
Missing4792 
TOTAL541100.0
678) What are they? Programs addressing health issues related to eyesight, hearing, feet, or dental hygiene; Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHOTH = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see HLTHFEET in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HLTHFEET)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named52797.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type142.6
Missing4792 
TOTAL541100.0
679) What are they? Programs for physical fitness; Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHF = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see HLTHFIT in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HLTHFIT)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named51194.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type305.5
Missing4792 
TOTAL541100.0
680) What are they? Programs addressing mental health conditions; Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHOTH = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see HLTHMENTL in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HLTHMENTL)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named52597.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type163.0
Missing4792 
TOTAL541100.0
681) What are they? Program is nowhere else classified; Remarks: This item was only asked if HLTHOTH = 1. [ARDA Note: Please see HLTHOTH2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HLTHOTH2)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named51595.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type264.8
Missing4792 
TOTAL541100.0
682) Does your congregation provide any materials or have programs or activities specifically aimed at families who home-school their children? (HOMESCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21014.0
2) No129586.0
Missing3828 
TOTAL1505100.0
683) Does your congregation have an elementary or high school? (HAVESCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes101419.1
2) No430480.9
Missing15 
TOTAL5318100.0
684) Does your congregation give money directly to any college, university, or seminary? (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55445.2
2) No67154.8
Missing4108 
TOTAL1225100.0
685) [2018-19 wording] Within the past 12 months, have there been groups, programs, or events that have no connection to your congregation but that have used or rented space in your building? Remarks: This item was asked only of congregations that owned their own building (OWNBLDG=1). [ARDA Note: Please see USEBLDG in the survey instrument for full question wording.] (USEBLDG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes157368.6
2) No72031.4
Missing3040 
TOTAL2293100.0
686) Please tell me how many such groups or programs have met in your building within the past 12 months (NUMUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22597.08118
687) Have any of these groups used your building for rehearsals or performances of musical or theatrical works? Remarks: If a congregation reported that no outside groups used its building (USEBLDG=2), REHEARSE was set at 2. (REHEARSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35030.8
2) No78569.2
Missing4198 
TOTAL1135100.0
688) Have any of these groups used your building for exhibits of works of art like paintings, photography, or sculpture? Remarks: If a congregation reported that no outside groups use their building (USEBLDG=2), EXHIBIT was set at 2. (EXHIBIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13111.5
2) No100488.5
Missing4198 
TOTAL1135100.0
689) Does your congregation have any organized effort, designated person, or committee whose purpose is to coordinate or provide help to members, for example by cooking meals for a new mother or someone just home from the hospital, or providing financial assistance to someone who needs it? (HELPMMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes244586.2
2) No39013.8
Missing2498 
TOTAL2835100.0
690) Within the past 12 months, how many of your members or regular participants received this sort of help from the congregation? Remarks: This item was asked only if congregations reported an organized effort to help members (HELPMMBR=1). If a congregation reported no such organized effort (HELPMMBR=2), RECVHELP was set at zero. (RECVHELP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL138162.199277
691) Does your congregation have any organized effort, designated person, or committee whose purpose is to provide your members with health-focused programs such as blood pressure checks, health education classes, or disease prevention information? (HLTHEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116941.3
2) No166458.7
Missing2500 
TOTAL2833100.0
692) Has your congregation participated in or supported social service, community development, or neighborhood organizing projects of any sort within the past 12 months? Please don't include projects that use or rent space in your building but have no other connection to your congregation. [ARDA Note: Please see SOCLSERV in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (SOCLSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes289468.4
2) No133631.6
Missing1103 
TOTAL4230100.0
693) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation engaged in any human service projects, outreach ministries, or other activities intended to help people who are not members of your congregation? Remarks: This item was asked in 2006-07 and 2012 only if a respondent answered 'no' to item 163 (SOCLSERV=2). [ARDA Note: Please see SCLSERV2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (SCLSERV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes171780.1
2) No42719.9
Missing3189 
TOTAL2144100.0
694) Total number of social service programs; [ARDA Note: Please see TOTPROG98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (TOTPROG98)
TOTAL%
0) 30925.1
1) 15112.3
2) 17414.2
3) 15212.4
4) 12610.3
5) 917.4
6) 826.7
7) 443.6
8) 292.4
9) 262.1
10) 100.8
11) 151.2
12) 90.7
13) 10.1
14) 20.2
15) 20.2
16) 20.2
17) 20.2
18) 10.1
20) 10.1
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
695) Total number of social service programs; [ARDA Note: Please see TOTPROG06A in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (TOTPROG06A)
TOTAL%
0) 1449.6
1) 38425.6
2) 33522.3
3) 28018.7
4) 1419.4
5) 785.2
6) 553.7
7) 312.1
8) 221.5
9) 80.5
10) 40.3
11) 171.1
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
696) Total number of social service programs; [ARDA Note: Please see TOTPROG06B in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (TOTPROG06B)
TOTAL%
0) 1278.5
1) 29319.5
2) 27118.1
3) 27618.4
4) 17211.5
5) 1278.5
6) 845.6
7) 563.7
8) 352.3
9) 271.8
10) 130.9
11) 110.7
12) 20.1
13) 20.1
14) 50.3
Missing3832 
TOTAL1501100.0
697) How many [social service, human service, etc.] projects or programs has your congregation sponsored or participated in within the last 12 months? [ARDA Note: Please see NUMPROG in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (NUMPROG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25408.48335
698) Congregation participated in or sponsored any social or human service program; Remarks: This constructed variable indicates whether congregations participated in any social or human service programs at all. If congregations answered SOCLSERV=1, SCLSERV2=1, or OTHPRJ=1, ANYSOCL was set at one. (ANYSOCL)
TOTAL%
0) No1278.5
1) Yes137491.5
Missing3832 
TOTAL1501100.0
699) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (SABUSED98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named114092.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type897.2
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
700) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (SABUSED06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named144096.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type593.9
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
701) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (SABUSED12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named127996.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type493.7
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
702) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (SABUSED18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named121096.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type423.4
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
703) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (SCLOTHES98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named101582.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type21417.4
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
704) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (SCLOTHES06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named124783.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type25216.8
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
705) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (SCLOTHES12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named106980.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type25919.5
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
706) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (SCLOTHES18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named102381.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type22918.3
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
707) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Disaster relief (SDISASTER98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named117795.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type524.2
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
708) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Disaster relief (SDISASTER06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named132588.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type17411.6
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
709) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Disaster relief (SDISASTER12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named127796.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type513.8
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
710) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Disaster relief (SDISASTER18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named117393.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type796.3
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
711) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Non-religious education (SEDUC98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named106987.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type16013.0
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
712) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Non-religious education (SEDUC06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named128085.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type21914.6
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
713) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Non-religious education (SEDUC12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named106980.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type25919.5
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
714) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Non-religious education (SEDUC18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named102381.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type22918.3
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
715) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for senior citizens (SELDERLY98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named110489.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type12510.2
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
716) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for senior citizens (SELDERLY06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named135090.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1499.9
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
717) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for senior citizens (SELDERLY12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named119890.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1309.8
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
718) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for senior citizens (SELDERLY18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named116593.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type876.9
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
719) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Feeding the hungry (SFOOD98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named63651.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type59348.3
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
720) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Feeding the hungry (SFOOD06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named76451.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type73549.0
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
721) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Feeding the hungry (SFOOD12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named50938.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type81961.7
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
722) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Feeding the hungry (SFOOD18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named53342.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type71957.4
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
723) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting men or women in particular (SGENDER98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named100982.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type22017.9
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
724) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting men or women in particular (SGENDER06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named130587.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type19412.9
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
725) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting men or women in particular (SGENDER12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named118188.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type14711.1
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
726) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting men or women in particular (SGENDER18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named110288.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type15012.0
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
727) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Habitat for Humanity projects (SHABITAT98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named106686.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type16313.3
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
728) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Habitat for Humanity projects (SHABITAT06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named130587.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type19412.9
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
729) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Habitat for Humanity projects (SHABITAT12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named123492.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type947.1
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
730) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Habitat for Humanity projects (SHABITAT18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named120696.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type463.7
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
731) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting physical health needs (SHEALTH98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named100081.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type22918.6
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
732) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting physical health needs (SHEALTH06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named121681.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type28318.9
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
733) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting physical health needs (SHEALTH12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named99675.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type33225.0
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
734) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting physical health needs (SHEALTH18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named100380.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type24919.9
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
735) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (SHOMELESS98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named103183.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type19816.1
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
736) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (SHOMELESS06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named121481.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type28519.0
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
737) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (SHOMELESS12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named106380.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type26520.0
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
738) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (SHOMELESS18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named95976.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type29323.4
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
739) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Home building, repair, or maintenance (SHOUSE98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named82967.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type40032.5
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
740) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Home building, repair, or maintenance (SHOUSE06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named99466.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type50533.7
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
741) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Home building, repair, or maintenance (SHOUSE12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named97173.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type35726.9
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
742) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Home building, repair, or maintenance (SHOUSE18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named98278.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type27021.6
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
743) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (SIMMIG98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named119697.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type332.7
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
744) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (SIMMIG06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named145096.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type493.3
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
745) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (SIMMIG12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named128296.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type463.5
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
746) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (SIMMIG18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named119095.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type625.0
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
747) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting people outside the United States (SINTL98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named112191.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1088.8
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
748) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting people outside the United States (SINTL06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named135390.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1469.7
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
749) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting people outside the United States (SINTL12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named123693.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type926.9
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
750) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting people outside the United States (SINTL18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named105484.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type19815.8
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
751) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs to help people obtain jobs (SJOB98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named119397.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type362.9
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
752) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs to help people obtain jobs (SJOB06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named145597.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type442.9
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
753) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs to help people obtain jobs (SJOB12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named128496.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type443.3
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
754) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs to help people obtain jobs (SJOB18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named122798.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type252.0
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
755) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for children or youth (SKID98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named86770.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type36229.5
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
756) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for children or youth (SKID06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named106170.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type43829.2
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
757) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for children or youth (SKID12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named86765.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type46134.7
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
758) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for children or youth (SKID18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named78562.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type46737.3
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
759) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting prisoners or people in trouble with the law and their families (SPRISON98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named116895.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type615.0
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
760) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting prisoners or people in trouble with the law and their families (SPRISON06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named142394.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type765.1
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
761) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting prisoners or people in trouble with the law and their families (SPRISON12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named128196.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type473.5
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
762) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting prisoners or people in trouble with the law and their families (SPRISON18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named116795.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type625.0
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
763) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Substance abuse programs (SSUBSTANC98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named144896.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type513.4
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
764) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Substance abuse programs (SSUBSTANC06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named127696.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type523.9
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
765) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Substance abuse programs (SSUBSTANC12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named119295.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type604.8
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
766) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Substance abuse programs (SSUBSTANC18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named120396.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type493.9
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
767) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named118796.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type423.4
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
768) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named145697.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type432.9
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
769) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named127495.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type544.1
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
770) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named120896.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type443.5
Missing4081 
TOTAL1252100.0
771) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Program is nowhere else classified (SOTHER98)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named75061.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type47939.0
Missing4104 
TOTAL1229100.0
772) [1998 and 2006-07 wording] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Program is nowhere else classified (SOTHER06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named103569.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type46431.0
Missing3834 
TOTAL1499100.0
773) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Program is nowhere else classified (SOTHER12)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named126495.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type644.8
Missing4005 
TOTAL1328100.0
774) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Program is nowhere else classified (SOTHER18)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named117796.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type463.8
Missing4110 
TOTAL1223100.0
775) For each of these please tell me whether it is a program or project completely run by your congregation, or whether it is a program that is run by or in collaboration with other groups or organizations. [ARDA Note: Please see COLLAB_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (COLLAB_12)
TOTAL%
0) No25020.8
1) Yes95079.2
Missing4133 
TOTAL1200100.0
776) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with business on social service projects (COLLBUS98)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator104195.6
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator484.4
Missing4244 
TOTAL1089100.0
777) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with business on social service projects (COLLBUS06)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator145796.9
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator463.1
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
778) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with other congregations on social service projects (COLLCONG98)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator69263.5
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator39736.5
Missing4244 
TOTAL1089100.0
779) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with other congregations on social service projects (COLLCONG06)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator103068.5
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator47331.5
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
780) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with a denominational organization on social service projects (COLLDEN98)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator99291.1
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator978.9
Missing4244 
TOTAL1089100.0
781) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with a denominational organization on social service projects (COLLDEN06)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator142794.9
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator765.1
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
782) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with government on social service projects (COLLGOVT98)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator90783.3
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator18216.7
Missing4244 
TOTAL1089100.0
783) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with government on social service projects (COLLGOVT06)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator134789.6
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator15610.4
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
784) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with a non-profit on social service projects (COLLNP98)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator69964.2
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator39035.8
Missing4244 
TOTAL1089100.0
785) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with a non-profit on social service projects (COLLNP06)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator109072.5
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator41327.5
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
786) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with another kind of organization on social service projects (COLLOTH98)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator81274.6
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator27725.4
Missing4244 
TOTAL1089100.0
787) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with another kind of organization on social service projects (COLLOTH06)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator130386.7
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator20013.3
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
788) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with another religious organization on social service projects (COLLREL98)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator80674.0
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator28326.0
Missing4244 
TOTAL1089100.0
789) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with another religious organization on social service projects (COLLREL06)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator122481.4
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator27918.6
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
790) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with an educational institution on social service projects (COLLSCHL98)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator102794.3
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator625.7
Missing4244 
TOTAL1089100.0
791) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Collaborated with an educational institution on social service projects (COLLSCHL06)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator143695.5
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator674.5
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
792) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Did not collaborate on social service projects (NOCOLL98)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator78071.6
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator30928.4
Missing4244 
TOTAL1089100.0
793) With what other organizations does your congregation collaborate on this program? Did not collaborate on social service projects (NOCOLL06)
TOTAL%
0) Did not mention this kind of collaborator100466.8
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator49933.2
Missing3830 
TOTAL1503100.0
794) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: Other congregations (CLBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76770.8
2) No31629.2
Missing4250 
TOTAL1083100.0
795) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With a nonprofit service organization (CLBNP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84378.1
2) No23621.9
Missing4254 
TOTAL1079100.0
796) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With an office or program of your own denomination or religious group (CLBDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58554.1
2) No49645.9
Missing4252 
TOTAL1081100.0
797) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With a public elementary, middle, or high school (CLBSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48344.6
2) No59955.4
Missing4251 
TOTAL1082100.0
798) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With a college or university (CLBUNIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20018.5
2) No88381.5
Missing4250 
TOTAL1083100.0
799) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With a business (CLBBIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33931.4
2) No73968.6
Missing4255 
TOTAL1078100.0
800) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With a local, state, or federal government agency or program (CLBGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36534.0
2) No70766.0
Missing4261 
TOTAL1072100.0
801) [Is this project or program/Are any of these projects or programs] completely run by your congregation or do they all involve collaborations of some sort with other groups or organizations? (CLBAMNT)
TOTAL%
1) Some or all completely run by congregation58854.2
2) All involve collaboration49645.8
Missing4249 
TOTAL1084100.0
802) How many are completely run by your congregation? (PGNUMB)
TOTAL%
1) 18331.9
2) 11219.5
3) 10418.2
4) 498.6
5) 335.8
6) 111.9
7) 71.2
8) 142.4
9) 50.9
10) 183.1
11) 20.3
12) 61.0
14) 20.3
15) 71.2
16) 30.5
17) 10.2
18) 20.3
19) 10.2
20) 10.2
25) 40.7
29) 10.2
30) 20.3
40) 10.2
50) 10.2
90) 10.2
160) 10.2
256) 10.2
Missing4760 
TOTAL573100.0
803) How much money, overall, did your congregation directly spend on all of these projects or programs within the past 12 months? Here, I'm asking about direct cash donations from your congregation, not counting staff time or volunteer time. Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation reported no social service programs (SOCLSERV=2 in 1998), PROGCOST was set at zero. (PROGCOST_98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL103345390.707332274
804) How much money, overall, did your congregation directly spend on all of these projects or programs within the past 12 months? Here, I'm asking about direct cash donations from your congregation, not counting staff time or volunteer time. Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation reported no social service programs (SOCLSERV = 2 and SCLSERV2 = 2 in 2006-07 and 2012), PROGCOST was set at zero. (PROGCOST_06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL119465645.262645590
805) How much money, overall, did your congregation directly spend on all of these projects or programs within the past 12 months? Here, I'm asking about direct cash donations from your congregation, not counting staff time or volunteer time. Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation reported no social service programs (SCLSERV2 = 2 in 2006-07 and 2012), PROGCOST was set at zero. (PROGCOST_12)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1145103727.8111618480
806) How much money, overall, did your congregation directly spend on all of these projects or programs within the past 12 months? Here, I'm asking about direct cash donations from your congregation, not counting staff time or volunteer time. Dollar amount; Remarks: In 2018-19, for congregations that reported no social service programs (SCLSERV2=2 or SOCLSERV=2), PROGCOST was set at zero. (PROGCOST_18)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL100795476.145730817
807) Within the past 12 months, has anyone who is paid by your congregation spent more than 25 percent of their work time on one or more of these projects? [ARDA Note: Please see PRFSTAF1_98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PRFSTAF1_98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15813.6
2) No100686.4
Missing4169 
TOTAL1164100.0
808) Within the past 12 months, has anyone who is paid by your congregation spent more than 25 percent of their work time on one or more of these projects? [ARDA Note: Please see PRFSTAF1_06 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PRFSTAF1_06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25117.3
2) No120382.7
Missing3879 
TOTAL1454100.0
809) Within the past 12 months, has anyone who is paid by your congregation spent more than 25 percent of their work time on one or more of these projects? [ARDA Note: Please see PRFSTAF1_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PRFSTAF1_12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26220.1
2) No104179.9
Missing4030 
TOTAL1303100.0
810) Within the past 12 months, has anyone who is paid by your congregation spent more than 25 percent of their work time on one or more of these projects? [ARDA Note: Please see PRFSTAF1_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PRFSTAF1_18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22519.5
2) No92980.5
Missing4179 
TOTAL1154100.0
811) How many of your paid staff spent more than 25 percent of their work time on one or more of these projects? [ARDA Note: Please see PRGSTAF2_98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PRGSTAF2_98)
TOTAL%
0) 100687.3
1) 716.2
2) 363.1
3) 171.5
4) 90.8
5) 30.3
6) 10.1
7) 20.2
8) 20.2
12) 10.1
25) 10.1
26) 10.1
35) 10.1
45) 10.1
80) 10.1
Missing4180 
TOTAL1153100.0
812) Has anyone from your congregation done any volunteer work for one or more of these programs within the past 12 months? [ARDA Note: Please see PRGVOL1_98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PRGVOL1_98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84469.9
2) No36330.1
Missing4126 
TOTAL1207100.0
813) Of the regularly participating adults in your congregation, how many of them would you say did volunteer work at least once for one or more of these programs within the past 12 months? [ARDA Note: Please see PRGVOL2_98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PRGVOL2_98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL115367.396282
814) Has anyone from your congregation done any volunteer work for one or more of these programs within the past 12 months? [ARDA Note: Please see PRGVOL1_06 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PRGVOL1_06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124783.5
2) No24716.5
Missing3839 
TOTAL1494100.0
815) Of the regularly participating adults in your congregation, how many of them would you say did volunteer work at least once for one or more of these programs within the past 12 months? [ARDA Note: Please see PRGVOL2_06 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PRGVOL2_06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL143698.399356
816) Are any of these programs that you've mentioned supported by outside funds directly provided to your congregation by other agencies or organizations? [ARDA Note: Please see OUTFUNDS_98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OUTFUNDS_98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15813.0
2) No105987.0
Missing4116 
TOTAL1217100.0
817) Are any of these programs that you've mentioned supported by outside funds directly provided to your congregation by other agencies or organizations? [ARDA Note: Please see OUTFUNDS_06 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OUTFUNDS_06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21114.1
2) No128185.9
Missing3841 
TOTAL1492100.0
818) Are any of these programs that you've mentioned supported by outside funds directly provided to your congregation by other agencies or organizations? [ARDA Note: Please see OUTFUNDS_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OUTFUNDS_12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16712.8
2) No113787.2
Missing4029 
TOTAL1304100.0
819) Are any of these programs that you've mentioned supported by outside funds directly provided to your congregation by other agencies or organizations? [ARDA Note: Please see OUTFUNDS_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OUTFUNDS_18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19215.8
2) No102484.2
Missing4117 
TOTAL1216100.0
820) Did any of these funds come as donations from foundations, businesses, or United Way? [ARDA Note: Please see FOUND1_98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FOUND1_98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes846.9
2) No112793.1
Missing4122 
TOTAL1211100.0
821) How much did your congregation receive from foundations, businesses, or United Way in your most recent fiscal year? Dollar amount; [ARDA Note: Please see FOUND2_98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (FOUND2_98)
TOTAL%
0) 114095.2
300) 10.1
450) 10.1
500) 20.2
1000) 20.2
1090) 10.1
1500) 30.3
1650) 10.1
2000) 50.4
3000) 50.4
4000) 10.1
5000) 60.5
6000) 10.1
6480) 10.1
8000) 10.1
10000) 60.5
12000) 10.1
15000) 10.1
18000) 10.1
23000) 10.1
40000) 20.2
50000) 20.2
60000) 10.1
70000) 10.1
75000) 10.1
80000) 10.1
95000) 10.1
100000) 20.2
105000) 10.1
135000) 10.1
200000) 20.2
500000) 10.1
Missing4136 
TOTAL1197100.0
822) Did any of these funds come from local, state, or federal government? [ARDA Note: Please see GOVFUND1_98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GOVFUND1_98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes413.4
2) No115996.6
Missing4133 
TOTAL1200100.0
823) Did any of these funds come from local, state, or federal government? [ARDA Note: Please see GOVFUND1_06 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GOVFUND1_06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes664.4
2) No141995.6
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
824) Did any of these funds come from local, state, or federal government? [ARDA Note: Please see GOVFUND1_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GOVFUND1_12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes473.6
2) No125696.4
Missing4030 
TOTAL1303100.0
825) Did any of these funds come from local, state, or federal government? [ARDA Note: Please see GOVFUND1_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GOVFUND1_18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes594.9
2) No115095.1
Missing4124 
TOTAL1209100.0
826) How much money did your congregation receive from the government in grants, contracts, or fees during your most recent fiscal year? Dollar amount; [ARDA Note: Please see GOVFUND2_98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GOVFUND2_98)
TOTAL%
0) 116198.1
500) 10.1
800) 10.1
2000) 20.2
2300) 10.1
3000) 10.1
5000) 10.1
5500) 10.1
7000) 10.1
10000) 20.2
12000) 10.1
30000) 20.2
40000) 10.1
45000) 10.1
50000) 10.1
60000) 20.2
120000) 10.1
150000) 10.1
200000) 10.1
2700000) 10.1
Missing4149 
TOTAL1184100.0
827) How much money did your congregation receive from the government in grants, contracts, or fees during your most recent fiscal year? Dollar amount; [ARDA Note: Please see GOVFUND2_06 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GOVFUND2_06)
TOTAL%
0) 143998.2
2) 10.1
200) 10.1
500) 10.1
550) 10.1
2000) 50.3
2500) 10.1
3500) 10.1
5000) 10.1
6000) 10.1
10000) 40.3
15000) 10.1
30000) 10.1
50000) 10.1
65000) 10.1
75000) 10.1
150000) 10.1
200000) 10.1
1500000) 10.1
2500000) 10.1
Missing3868 
TOTAL1465100.0
828) How much money did your congregation receive from the government in grants, contracts, or fees during your most recent fiscal year? Dollar amount; [ARDA Note: Please see GOVFUND2_12 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GOVFUND2_12)
TOTAL%
0) 126897.9
150) 10.1
200) 10.1
1500) 20.2
2500) 10.1
3500) 10.1
5000) 30.2
6000) 20.2
8000) 10.1
10000) 40.3
20000) 20.2
35000) 10.1
45000) 10.1
50000) 10.1
130000) 10.1
150000) 10.1
300000) 10.1
450000) 10.1
1000000) 20.2
Missing4038 
TOTAL1295100.0
829) How much money did your congregation receive from the government in grants, contracts, or fees during your most recent fiscal year? Dollar amount; [ARDA Note: Please see GOVFUND2_18 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GOVFUND2_18)
TOTAL%
0) 104197.0
105) 10.1
150) 10.1
300) 10.1
2000) 20.2
4000) 10.1
5000) 20.2
6000) 20.2
7000) 10.1
8000) 10.1
10000) 60.6
12000) 10.1
20000) 20.2
22000) 10.1
25000) 30.3
50000) 20.2
100000) 10.1
180000) 10.1
230000) 10.1
500000) 10.1
520000) 10.1
Missing4260 
TOTAL1073100.0
830) Have you heard about legislation in Congress that would enable religious congregations to apply for public money to support their human services programs? (LEGAWARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36731.7
2) No79168.3
Missing4175 
TOTAL1158100.0
831) Does your congregation have a policy against receiving funds from local, state, or federal government? (POLICY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40716.1
2) No212383.9
Missing2803 
TOTAL2530100.0
832) Do you think your congregation would apply for government money to support your human services programs if it was available? Remarks: If a congregation reported having a policy against applying for government funds (POLICY=1), APPLYGOV was set at 2. (APPLYGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes114147.6
2) No125552.4
Missing2937 
TOTAL2396100.0
833) Within the past two years, has your congregation applied for a grant from any government agency at the local, state, or federal level? [ARDA Note: Please see HVAPLYGV in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HVAPLYGV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3258.4
2) No356691.6
Missing1442 
TOTAL3891100.0
834) Does your congregation engage in any other human service projects or outreach ministries besides those you've already mentioned? (OTHPRJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48632.6
2) No100767.4
Missing3840 
TOTAL1493100.0
835) What are the three most important? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (PABUSED06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named147599.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type100.7
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
836) What are the three most important? Cleaning highways or parks (PCLEAN06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named147899.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type70.5
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
837) What are the three most important? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (PCLOTHES06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named144797.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type382.6
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
838) What are the three most important? Specifically for college students or young adults (PCOLLEGE06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named147999.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type60.4
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
839) What are the three most important? Disaster relief (PDISASTER06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named143396.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type523.5
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
840) What are the three most important? Non-religious education (PEDUC06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named143496.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type513.4
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
841) What are the three most important? Specifically for senior citizens (PELDERLY06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named144197.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type443.0
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
842) What are the three most important? Programs focused on issues of race or ethnicity (PETHNIC06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named148099.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type50.3
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
843) What are the three most important? Feeding the hungry (PFOOD06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named134790.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1389.3
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
844) What are the three most important? Programs targeting men or women in particular (PGENDER06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named144897.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type372.5
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
845) What are the three most important? Habitat for Humanity projects (PHABITAT06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named147099.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type151.0
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
846) What are the three most important? Programs targeting physical health needs (PHEALTH06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named138993.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type966.5
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
847) What are the three most important? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (PHOMELESS06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named145297.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type332.2
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
848) What are the three most important? Home building, repair, or maintenance (PHOUSE06)
TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named140894.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type775.2
Missing3848 
TOTAL1485100.0
849) What are the three most important? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (PIMMIG06)