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

All Frequencies weighted by 1061) WT_ALL4_CONG_DUP;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)

1) Case number (CASEID)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,3332,749.461,552.89
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-Atlantic67712.7
2) East North Central or West North Central123523.2
3) South Atlantic, East South Central, or West South Central257748.3
4) Mountain or Pacific84415.8
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 Leader375070.6
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)3626.8
3) Music90.2
4) Education410.8
5) Youth and Young Adults270.5
6) Adult/Family/Outreach80.2
7) Sick/Bereaved40.1
8) Missions130.2
10) Administration4528.5
11) Lay Leader5229.8
12) Building/Grounds Caretaking90.2
13) Other671.3
14) Multiple Roles480.9
Missing14
Total5312100.0
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
Total1,502134.53137.84
6) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (FOUNDED)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,1061,937.0556.14
7) In what year did your congregation began worshiping at its current location? (STRTWRSH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1671,944.8046.51
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) Yes426379.9
2) No107020.1
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
Total5,32445.8831.98
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,33315.6113.15
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 Catholic3316.2
2) Baptist137325.8
6) Methodist63211.9
9) Lutheran2695.0
12) Presbyterian or Reformed2965.5
14) Pentecostal70813.3
17) Other mainline or liberal Protestants1302.4
18) Episcopal Church1252.3
22) Other conservative, evangelical, or sectarian Protestants4077.6
23) Other Christian, not elsewhere classified75314.1
24) Non-Christian3095.8
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 Catholic3316.2
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist243545.7
3) Black Protestant110020.6
4) White liberal or moderate115621.7
6) Non-Christian3095.8
Total5331100.0
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) Yes46047.6
2) No50752.5
Missing4276
Total967100.0
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) School1152.2
7) Storefront1192.2
20) Church, synagogue, temple or mosque477989.7
21) Other3145.9
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) Yes41333.9
2) No80566.1
Missing4105
Total1218100.0
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 denomination460586.6
2) Belongs to another group71013.4
Missing17
Total5315100.0
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) Yes41130.2
2) No94969.8
Missing3913
Total1360100.0
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
Total9251,953.3941.75
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) Yes19311.5
2) No148488.5
Missing3333
Total1677100.0
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) Yes784.7
2) No159195.3
Missing3347
Total1669100.0
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) Yes22955.9
2) No18043.9
Missing4871
Total409100.0
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) Yes1796.9
2) No241493.1
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) Yes5440.9
2) No7959.7
Missing5137
Total133100.0
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) Yes796.3
2) No118393.7
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total464.222.41
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total792.893.70
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) Yes3983.9
2) No715.2
Missing5215
Total46100.0
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) Yes4252.0
2) No3847.2
3) [ARDA note: unknown code]00.0
Missing5198
Total80100.0
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/Branch2153.5
2) Main location1845.5
Missing5247
Total39100.0
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/Branch2049.3
2) Main location2152.1
Missing5247
Total41100.0
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) Yes2758.1
2) No1941.0
Missing5215
Total46100.0
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) Yes1215.7
2) No6784.7
Missing5198
Total79100.0
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) Yes3268.9
2) No1430.2
Missing5215
Total46100.0
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) Yes2329.5
2) No5670.3
3) [ARDA note: unknown code]00.6
Missing5198
Total79100.0
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
Total5,304494.201,960.74
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
Total5,318184.28511.76
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
Total5,333120.42308.30
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 imputed529699.3
1) Yes, size imputed for NUMADLTS370.7
Total5333100.0
39) What was the number of regularly participating adults in your congregation two years ago, that is in 2010? (NUMADLTS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,469135.22426.54
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) Increased3530.0
2) Remained about the same4841.1
3) Decreased3328.1
Missing5162
Total116100.0
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 percent1369.1
2) Decreased less than 10 percent1198.0
3) Remained about the same60040.4
4) Increased less than 10 percent20013.5
5) Increased more than 10 percent43229.1
Missing3841
Total1487100.0
42) Is there one person who is the head or senior clergy person or religious leader in your congregation? (CLERGONE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes500393.9
2) No3256.1
Missing3
Total5328100.0
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 Leader1214.7
2) Co-Leaders3644.6
3) Other Situation3239.8
Missing5256
Total80100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total363.951.94
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) Yes215.9
2) No1081.8
Missing5324
Total12100.0
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) Yes227.0
2) No775.9
Missing5315
Total9100.0
47) Is this person male or female? [ARDA Note: Please see DENOM in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (CLERGSEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Male446989.3
2) Female53710.7
Missing229
Total5006100.0
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) White345869.4
2) Black or African American116323.4
3) Hispanic1813.6
4) Asian or Pacific Islander1382.8
5) Other410.8
Missing248
Total4981100.0
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) Yes822.2
2) No366497.8
Missing1550
Total3746100.0
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]00.0
1) White and non-Hispanic256066.7
2) White Hispanic170.4
3) Black and non-Hispanic94824.7
4) Black Hispanic20.0
5) Hispanic1614.2
6) Asian and non-Hispanic1183.1
7) Asian Hispanic00.0
8) Other300.8
Missing1436
Total3836100.0
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/Chicano810.4
2) Mexican2129.4
3) Puerto Rican1014.3
5) Cuban22.3
6) Dominican22.5
7) Colombian1216.0
9) Central American, other33.8
10) South American, other45.2
11) Other1115.0
Missing5243
Total73100.0
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 Rica00.6
222) El Salvador06.7
320) Guatemala257.2
340) Honduras127.9
Missing5327
Total3100.0
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) Argentina04.2
76) Brazil01.5
222) El Salvador489.1
604) Peru00.3
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) Brazil01.9
222) El Salvador331.7
558) Nicaragua02.8
604) Peru01.0
724) Spain547.4
10010) Other, country not specified224.5
Missing5324
Total10100.0
55) [Were you/Was this person] born in the United States? Remarks: See remarks for CLERGSEX. (BORNINUS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes214787.9
2) No29712.1
Missing2862
Total2444100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total119496.49886.56
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
Total115284.64165.84
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
Total4,9622,000.1111.15
59) How old [are you/is this person]? Remarks: See remarks for CLERGSEX. (CLERGAGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4,92353.7711.86
60) [Are you/Is this person] currently married? Remarks: See remarks for CLERGSEX. (CLERGMAR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes98282.4
2) No21017.6
Missing4134
Total1192100.0
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 Nickname21615.2
2) First Name OR Title First Name241.7
3) First Name OR Title Only271.9
4) First Name OR Title Last Name120.9
5) Title First Name28920.3
6) Title First Name OR Title Last Name211.5
7) Title Only60342.4
8) Title Last Name20214.2
9) Title Only OR Title Last Name211.5
10) Title Only OR Title First Name90.7
Missing3885
Total1424100.0
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 title21615.1
1) Mr./Ms./Mrs.00.0
2) Dr.100.7
3) Pastor70849.6
4) Minister20.1
5) Reverend845.9
6) Rabbi201.4
7) Father1097.6
8) Padre00.0
9) Monsignor30.2
10) Bishop523.6
11) Sister50.3
12) Brother15110.6
13) Elder241.7
14) Teacher00.0
15) Preacher110.7
16) President90.6
17) Imam20.1
18) Chaplain40.3
20) Other171.2
Missing3885
Total1427100.0
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 school585.0
2) High school diploma635.4
3) Some college but no four-year degree16514.0
4) Four-year college degree20217.2
5) Graduate degree53345.3
6) Other (includes unspecified religious institutions)605.1
7) Not applicable, no single head clergy958.1
Missing4176
Total1176100.0
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) Yes120996.7
2) No413.3
Missing4059
Total1250100.0
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) Yes108687.0
2) No16213.0
Missing4062
Total1248100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,0716.653.36
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) Yes97389.8
2) No11110.2
Missing4136
Total1084100.0
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 degree687.0
2) Bachelor's degree63365.6
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)343.5
4) MDiv/BDiv degree919.5
5) Doctoral degree262.6
6) Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL) / Licentiate of Canon Law (JCL) or similar RC Church graduate degree00.0
7) Bible College diploma or certificate (not elsewhere specified)333.4
8) Law, Medical, or other professional degree (not elsewhere specified)00.0
9) Can't tell808.3
Missing4239
Total965100.0
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 degree162.8
2) Bachelor's degree7613.7
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)16028.7
4) MDiv/BDiv degree25245.2
5) Doctoral degree264.7
6) Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL) / Licentiate of Canon Law (JCL) or similar RC Church graduate degree10.1
7) Bible College diploma or certificate (not elsewhere specified)51.0
8) Law, Medical, or other professional degree (not elsewhere specified)30.5
9) Can't tell183.2
Missing4569
Total557100.0
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 degree10.4
2) Bachelor's degree169.3
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)3620.6
4) MDiv/BDiv degree3620.2
5) Doctoral degree6134.7
6) Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL) / Licentiate of Canon Law (JCL) or similar RC Church graduate degree21.1
7) Bible College diploma or certificate (not elsewhere specified)84.3
8) Law, Medical, or other professional degree (not elsewhere specified)00.3
9) Can't tell169.0
Missing5015
Total176100.0
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) No35336.6
1) Yes37538.9
9) Can't tell23624.5
Missing4241
Total964100.0
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) No12923.3
1) Yes38569.2
9) Can't tell427.6
Missing4570
Total556100.0
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) No3217.8
1) Yes12972.7
9) Can't tell168.9
Missing5015
Total177100.0
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 school383.0
2) High school diploma23518.9
3) Associate degree / Junior College / Bible College diploma or certificate594.8
4) Bachelor's degree26921.6
5) Graduate degree57045.8
6) Can't tell756.0
Missing4069
Total1246100.0
75) [Do you/Does this person] have a four-year college degree? Remarks: remark in CLERGSEX. (C4YRDEG)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes93278.7
2) No25321.4
Missing4142
Total1185100.0
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) Yes66973.6
2) No24026.4
Missing4306
Total909100.0
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)21231.6
4) MDiv/BDiv degree25938.6
5) Doctoral degree639.4
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say6910.2
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree6810.1
Missing4488
Total671100.0
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)7426.2
4) MDiv/BDiv degree7627.2
5) Doctoral degree5519.4
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say3913.9
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree3713.2
Missing4965
Total281100.0
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)912.9
4) MDiv/BDiv degree67.8
5) Doctoral degree3143.6
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say46.2
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree2129.2
Missing5243
Total71100.0
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) No19028.3
1) Yes42663.5
9) Can't tell558.2
Missing4488
Total671100.0
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) No9734.4
1) Yes15755.9
9) Can't tell279.7
Missing4965
Total281100.0
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) No3752.0
1) Yes2636.7
9) Can't tell811.0
Missing5243
Total71100.0
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 degree25321.3
2) Four-year college degree22418.8
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)16613.9
4) MDiv/BDiv degree28523.9
5) Doctoral degree14212.0
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say12110.1
Missing4134
Total1191100.0
84) [Have you/has this person] graduated from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (CLERGRAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes165364.5
2) No91035.5
Missing2699
Total2563100.0
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) Yes23010.4
2) No198289.6
Missing3540
Total2212100.0
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) Yes247193.3
2) No1776.7
Missing2608
Total2648100.0
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) Yes65124.9
2) No196275.1
Missing2688
Total2613100.0
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 Leader82.7
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)9630.8
3) Music51.6
4) Education51.6
5) Youth and Young Adults82.7
6) Adult/Family/Outreach30.9
8) Missions10.4
10) Administration185.8
11) Lay Leader6119.5
13) Other289.0
14) Multiple Roles7925.3
Missing5099
Total312100.0
89) [Are you/Is this person] paid for [you/his/her] work in this congregation? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (CLERPAID)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes319282.6
2) No67017.3
Missing1419
Total3862100.0
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) Yes17113.7
2) No107786.3
Missing4072
Total1248100.0
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) Yes27720.0
2) No110479.9
Missing3946
Total1381100.0
92) [Do you/Does this person] serve another congregation besides this one? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (OTHCONG)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes61515.9
2) No325384.1
Missing1408
Total3868100.0
93) [Do you/Does this person] hold another job besides working for this or other congregations? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (OTHJOB)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes137335.5
2) No249264.5
Missing1410
Total3865100.0
94) [Are you/Is this person] working full-time at this congregation? Remarks: See remark in CLERGSEX. (CLERFT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes263268.0
2) No123832.0
Missing1406
Total3870100.0
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) Yes47640.3
2) No70359.6
Missing4155
Total1179100.0
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) Yes21117.8
2) No97182.1
Missing4157
Total1182100.0
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) Yes14212.2
2) No102887.8
Missing4154
Total1170100.0
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) No150599.9
1) Yes10.1
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) Male670.4
2) Female338.3
Missing5314
Total9100.0
100) What race or ethnicity is this person? Remarks: See remarks for CLERRACE and CLERG2SEX. (CLER2RACE)
 TOTAL%
1) White441.1
2) Black or African American547.3
3) Hispanic113.2
4) Asian or Pacific Islander00.3
Missing5313
Total10100.0
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) Yes114.7
2) No894.0
Missing5314
Total9100.0
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-Hispanic445.6
3) Black and non-Hispanic448.0
5) Hispanic114.7
6) Asian and non-Hispanic00.3
Missing5314
Total9100.0
103) Was this person born in the United States? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2SEX. (BORNINUS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes9102.8
Missing5315
Total9100.0
104) In what year did this person become the head or senior clergy person or religious leader? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2SEX. (CLER2YEAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total102,006.7213.14
105) How old is this person? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2SEX. (CLERG2AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total954.168.16
106) Is this person currently married? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2SEX. (CLERG2MAR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes560.9
2) No441.9
Missing5315
Total9100.0
107) Does this person have a four-year college degree? Remarks: See remarks for CLER2SEX. (C24YRDEG)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes780.1
2) No222.7
Missing5315
Total9100.0
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) Yes342.0
2) No461.0
Missing5318
Total7100.0
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)015.5
4) MDiv/BDiv degree164.5
5) Doctoral degree01.0
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree166.1
Missing5322
Total2100.0
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)1137.5
4) MDiv/BDiv degree011.0
5) Doctoral degree030.9
Missing5328
Total1100.0
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 degree00
Missing5332
Total0100.0
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) No144.1
1) Yes254.0
Missing5322
Total3100.0
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) No02.6
1) Yes287.1
Missing5328
Total2100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total00.000.00
115) Highest degree completed; Remarks: See remark for HDEGREE18. (H2DEGREE18)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than four-year college degree225.6
2) Four-year college degree453.4
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)116.5
4) MDiv/BDiv degree116.1
5) Doctoral degree04.1
Missing5315
Total8100.0
116) Has this person graduated from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (CLER2GRAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes878.2
2) No219.6
Missing5314
Total10100.0
117) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX and CLERATTD. (CLER2ATTD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes09.2
2) No288.9
Missing5327
Total2100.0
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) Yes17.8
2) No990.1
Missing5314
Total10100.0
119) Is this person paid for [his/her] work in this congregation? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (CLER2PAID)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes657.0
2) No440.8
Missing5314
Total10100.0
120) Does this person serve another congregation besides this one? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (OTHCONG2)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes00.0
2) No999.4
Missing5316
Total9100.0
121) Does this person hold another job besides working for this or other congregations? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (OTHJOB2)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes556.6
2) No446.2
Missing5315
Total9100.0
122) Is this person working full-time at this congregation? Remarks: See remark in item CLER2SEX. (CLER2FT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes655.8
2) No442.0
Missing5314
Total10100.0
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) Yes110.6
2) No892.3
Missing5315
Total9100.0
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) Yes02.0
2) No9100.8
Missing5315
Total9100.0
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) Yes00.4
2) No9102.5
Missing5315
Total9100.0
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
Total5,2821.875.49
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4,0421.092.09
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 Leader36793.9
2) General Congregational Leader92.4
3) Music00.1
4) Education20.5
5) Youth and Young Adults10.1
6) Adult/Family/Outreach00.1
7) Sick/Bereaved20.4
10) Administration61.5
11) Lay Leader20.6
13) Other20.5
Missing4525
Total391100.0
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 Leader5913.7
2) General Congregational Leader13932.1
3) Music8619.8
4) Education317.1
5) Youth and Young Adults7016.3
6) Adult/Family/Outreach102.3
7) Sick/Bereaved10.3
8) Missions00.0
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic20.4
10) Administration194.5
11) Lay Leader61.3
12) Building Caretaking00.0
13) Other102.3
Missing4468
Total433100.0
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 Leader64.1
2) General Congregational Leader2516.3
3) Music2918.7
4) Education2315.1
5) Youth and Young Adults5133.2
6) Adult/Family/Outreach63.9
7) Sick/Bereaved10.5
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic10.4
10) Administration42.7
11) Lay Leader53.2
12) Building Caretaking00.1
13) Other21.4
Missing4875
Total153100.0
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 Leader12.1
2) General Congregational Leader713.1
3) Music1324.4
4) Education712.6
5) Youth and Young Adults1631.0
6) Adult/Family/Outreach47.2
7) Sick/Bereaved12.5
8) Missions00.7
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic00.1
10) Administration23.4
12) Building Caretaking12.5
13) Other00.4
Missing5130
Total52100.0
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 Leader13.9
2) General Congregational Leader314.1
3) Music314.8
4) Education416.8
5) Youth and Young Adults523.4
6) Adult/Family/Outreach27.1
7) Sick/Bereaved15.4
10) Administration313.9
13) Other01.1
Missing5225
Total22100.0
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 Leader04.5
2) General Congregational Leader228.8
3) Music115.2
4) Education221.5
5) Youth and Young Adults224.5
6) Adult/Family/Outreach04.9
10) Administration05.8
13) Other02.9
Missing5291
Total7100.0
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) Male38166.9
2) Female18833.0
Missing4320
Total569100.0
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) White21271.8
2) Black or African American5318.1
3) Hispanic258.4
4) Asian or Pacific Islander41.3
5) Other10.3
Missing4884
Total295100.0
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) Yes82.9
2) No26696.9
Missing4941
Total274100.0
137) How old is this person? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL and STF2GEND. (STF2AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total29247.9513.27
138) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL and STF2GEND. (STF2STRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5592,003.889.28
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) Yes2918.5
2) No12881.5
Missing5037
Total157100.0
140) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL and STF2GEND. (STF2GRDT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes29251.9
2) No27048.1
Missing4332
Total562100.0
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) Yes4115.2
2) No22784.7
Missing4900
Total268100.0
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) Yes25659.3
2) No17640.8
Missing4471
Total432100.0
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) Yes22740.1
2) No33859.8
Missing4327
Total565100.0
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) Specialize5540.2
2) Wide range8159.6
Missing5181
Total136100.0
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 Leader3341.8
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)1822.9
3) Music22.4
4) Education67.1
5) Youth and Young Adults22.9
6) Adult/Family/Outreach11.6
7) Sick/Bereaved00.2
10) Administration78.5
11) Lay Leader00.3
13) Other11.0
14) Multiple Roles1012.1
Missing5252
Total80100.0
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 ministry915.5
2) Youth ministry1120.0
3) Young adult ministry11.4
4) Music2544.5
5) Religious education46.3
6) Family ministry11.8
8) Psychological counseling00.2
12) Administration11.4
17) Other46.6
Missing5262
Total56100.0
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 ministry533.8
4) Music03.3
5) Religious education02.4
6) Family ministry211.4
7) Pastoral care02.8
8) Psychological counseling424.1
12) Administration213.8
17) Other212.3
Missing5317
Total15100.0
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) Music016.9
5) Religious education275.7
Missing5331
Total2100.0
149) Thinking of [STF3TITL], is this person male or female? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3GEND)
 TOTAL%
1) Male8254.8
2) Female6845.3
Missing4879
Total150100.0
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) White2777.8
2) Black or African American411.9
3) Hispanic24.8
4) Asian or Pacific Islander27.0
Missing5227
Total35100.0
151) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3HISP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes12.1
2) No3496.6
Missing5238
Total35100.0
152) How old is this person? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3545.6115.34
153) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3STRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1462,001.756.60
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) Yes412.6
2) No3188.9
Missing5227
Total35100.0
155) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF3GRDT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes5537.0
2) No9462.9
Missing4881
Total149100.0
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) Yes1719.1
2) No7481.0
Missing5071
Total91100.0
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) Yes6543.6
2) No8556.4
Missing4879
Total150100.0
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) Yes7147.0
2) No7952.5
Missing4881
Total150100.0
159) Thinking of [STF4TITL], is this person male or female? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF4GEND)
 TOTAL%
1) Male3263.1
2) Female1936.8
Missing5134
Total51100.0
160) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF4STRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total501,999.996.35
161) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF4GRDT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1733.5
2) No3466.4
Missing5135
Total51100.0
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) Yes411.4
2) No2888.6
Missing5204
Total32100.0
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) Yes2038.6
2) No3161.4
Missing5134
Total51100.0
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) Yes1936.5
2) No3263.4
Missing5135
Total51100.0
165) Thinking of [STF5TITL], is this person male or female? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF5GEND)
 TOTAL%
1) Male943.5
2) Female1257.3
Missing5229
Total21100.0
166) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF5STRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total212,001.546.01
167) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF5GRDT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes837.0
2) No1363.8
Missing5229
Total21100.0
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) Yes03.3
2) No1399.4
Missing5262
Total13100.0
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) Yes834.5
2) No1461.8
Missing5229
Total22100.0
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) Yes733.5
2) No1467.3
Missing5229
Total21100.0
171) Thinking of [STF6TITL], is this person male or female? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF6GEND)
 TOTAL%
1) Male448.4
2) Female446.3
Missing5291
Total8100.0
172) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF6STRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total82,002.155.57
173) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for STF1TITL through STF6TITL. (STF6GRDT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes332.7
2) No562.0
Missing5291
Total8100.0
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) Yes04.1
2) No595.0
Missing5303
Total5100.0
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) Yes234.5
2) No573.7
Missing5291
Total7100.0
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) Yes343.9
2) No464.2
Missing5291
Total7100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8419.0629.39
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1323.375.43
179) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Black or African American? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFBLK_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total842.154.02
180) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Black or African American? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFBLK_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1320.421.32
181) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFHIS_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total847.7015.46
182) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFHIS_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1320.411.19
183) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFASI_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total842.023.89
184) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFASI_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1321.013.20
185) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are American Indian? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSTFAI_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total840.010.12
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1320.050.35
187) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are under 40 years old? (FTSFU40_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8411.2918.76
188) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are under 40 years old? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSFU40_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1332.205.03
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total848.0610.98
190) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are over 60 years old? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFWHT_12 and FTSFWHT_18. (FTSFO60_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total842.563.79
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) Yes56.1
2) No7893.9
Missing4939
Total83100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total53.934.49
193) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are men? (FTSTFMEN_06)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total216.354.62
194) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are men? (FTSTFMEN_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8412.4518.27
195) Of these [NUMBER FROM MINSTAFF], how many are men? (FTSTFMEN_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1333.303.58
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total215.094.75
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8420.6137.51
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1322.174.07
199) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFATD_06)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total210.862.33
200) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFATD_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8418.5538.35
201) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for FTSFMEN_06 through FTSFMEN_18. (FTSTFATD_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1320.481.39
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total214.884.66
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8321.1937.32
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total213.575.30
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8318.7234.41
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1271.802.58
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 range4433.0
2) At least one specializes8966.8
Missing4856
Total133100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total893.896.68
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.711.51
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.670.81
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.410.68
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.731.16
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total891.282.19
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.471.21
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.783.59
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.651.84
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total891.052.13
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total891.332.69
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.761.93
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.491.15
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.872.25
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.280.64
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.220.57
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total890.290.73
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) Yes1112.2
2) No7887.5
Missing4978
Total89100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total101.350.73
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) Increased2446.0
2) Stayed the same361789.0
3) Decreased2035.0
Missing1249
Total4064100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1181.952.60
229) [2006-2007 wording] Is your congregation currently searching for a full-time staff person of any sort? (FTSRCH_06)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes15910.8
2) No132489.3
Missing3835
Total1483100.0
230) [2018-19 wording] Are you currently searching to fill any full-time ministerial staff positions? (FTSRCH_18)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1229.7
2) No113990.4
Missing4073
Total1261100.0
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 Leader6239.3
2) General Congregational Leader127.6
3) Music3522.2
4) Education53.5
5) Youth and Young Adults2314.4
6) Adult/Family/Outreach21.2
7) Sick/Bereaved63.5
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic00.0
10) Administration127.6
11) Lay Leader00.2
12) Building Caretaking10.9
13) Other00.3
Missing5102
Total158100.0
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) January128.2
2) February63.8
3) March74.8
4) April42.6
5) May3019.7
6) June2717.8
7) July117.2
8) August2415.6
9) September106.9
10) October117.5
11) November32.0
12) December63.9
Missing5112
Total151100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1512,005.570.99
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1221.480.97
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 Leader5142.1
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)1512.7
3) Music43.7
4) Education10.6
5) Youth and Young Adults3831.2
6) Adult/Family/Outreach32.4
7) Sick/Bereaved32.4
8) Missions00.0
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic00.3
10) Administration21.5
12) Building Caretaking00.2
13) Other32.3
14) Multiple Roles11.2
Missing5160
Total121100.0
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 Leader00.0
3) Music412.1
4) Education26.0
5) Youth and Young Adults27.4
6) Adult/Family/Outreach00.2
7) Sick/Bereaved00.1
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic00.8
10) Administration1546.8
12) Building Caretaking927.4
13) Other00.0
14) Multiple Roles00.0
Missing5296
Total32100.0
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 Leader00.3
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)01.2
3) Music00.1
5) Youth and Young Adults00.2
6) Adult/Family/Outreach00.2
10) Administration16100.1
12) Building Caretaking00.1
13) Other00.1
Missing5319
Total16100.0
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
Total5,2792.344.39
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,5720.861.68
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 Leader3073.4
2) General Congregational Leader12.7
5) Youth and Young Adults1024.0
Missing5311
Total41100.0
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 Leader216.6
2) General Congregational Leader4413.6
3) Music16249.8
4) Education134.0
5) Youth and Young Adults5617.1
6) Adult/Family/Outreach51.5
7) Sick/Bereaved31.0
8) Missions00.0
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic10.3
10) Administration195.8
11) Lay Leader10.4
13) Other00.1
Missing4948
Total325100.0
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 Leader22.5
2) General Congregational Leader1720.3
3) Music3035.4
4) Education89.7
5) Youth and Young Adults2530.3
6) Adult/Family/Outreach00.4
7) Sick/Bereaved10.9
8) Missions00.2
10) Administration11.1
13) Other00.0
Missing5199
Total84100.0
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) Male29456.3
2) Female22943.9
Missing4718
Total523100.0
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) White35467.8
2) Black or African American12624.1
3) Hispanic295.5
4) Asian or Pacific Islander81.5
5) Other51.0
Missing4722
Total522100.0
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) Yes193.8
2) No47096.1
Missing4773
Total489100.0
246) How old is this person? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PSTF3TITL and PSTF2GEND. (PSTF2AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total51248.1115.43
247) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PSTF3TITL and PSTF2GEND. (PSTF2STRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4792,007.139.27
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) Yes195.7
2) No30694.1
Missing4952
Total325100.0
249) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PSTF3TITL and PSTF2GEND. (PSTF2GRDT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes10921.1
2) No40978.9
Missing4728
Total518100.0
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) Yes225.3
2) No39194.6
Missing4852
Total413100.0
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) Yes9027.5
2) No23672.3
Missing4949
Total326100.0
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) Yes28053.9
2) No23946.1
Missing4729
Total519100.0
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) Specialize14472.1
2) Wide Range of Responsibilities5527.4
Missing5103
Total199100.0
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 Leader2139.0
2) General Congregational Leader713.2
3) Music12.5
4) Education00.2
5) Youth and Young Adults58.7
6) Adult/Family/Outreach11.8
7) Sick/Bereaved00.5
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic00.2
10) Administration611.5
11) Lay Leader59.3
14) Multiple Roles814.2
Missing5281
Total54100.0
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 ministry75.0
2) Youth ministry1711.9
3) Young adult ministry10.9
4) Music10069.6
5) Religious education96.3
6) Family ministry32.0
7) Pastoral care32.2
8) Psychological counseling00.2
9) Community engagement10.5
17) Other21.7
Missing5155
Total143100.0
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 ministry04.5
4) Music560.7
5) Religious education220.8
6) Family ministry02.0
7) Pastoral care17.8
17) Other110.2
Missing5315
Total9100.0
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) Other00
Missing5332
Total0100.0
258) Thinking of [PSTF3TITL], is this person male or female? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3GEND)
 TOTAL%
1) Male1922.2
2) Female6677.6
Missing5199
Total85100.0
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) White5667.2
2) Black or African American2327.5
3) Hispanic44.6
4) Asian or Pacific Islander10.9
Missing5201
Total84100.0
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%
1) Yes00.0
2) No80100.5
Missing5218
Total80100.0
261) How old is this person? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8343.6811.12
262) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3STRT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total832,007.227.36
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) Yes44.3
2) No8095.7
Missing5201
Total84100.0
264) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PSTF3GRDT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1517.3
2) No7082.5
Missing5199
Total85100.0
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) Yes1217.3
2) No5882.9
Missing5220
Total70100.0
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) Yes77.8
2) No7892.0
Missing5199
Total85100.0
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) Yes5564.2
2) No3035.4
Missing5200
Total85100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total823.103.01
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2252.362.51
270) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Black or African American? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PTSTFBLK_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total821.051.92
271) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Black or African American? Remarks: See remarks for PSTF1TITL through PTSF3TITL. (PTSTFBLK_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2250.691.39
272) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFHIS_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total820.441.84
273) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Hispanic or Latino? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFHIS_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2250.281.03
274) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFASI_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total820.040.26
275) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFASI_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2250.100.46
276) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are American Indian? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFAI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total820.000.00
277) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are under 40 years old? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFU40_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total821.872.40
278) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are under 40 years old? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFU40_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2231.382.16
279) How many are between 40 and 60 years old? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFU60)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total822.142.16
280) How many are over 60 years old? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFO60)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total820.620.92
281) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are men? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18, (PTSTFMEN_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total822.011.71
282) Of these [NUMBER FROM PTMINSTF], how many are men? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFMEN_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2251.681.78
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) Yes1113.0
2) No7085.0
3) All hired within the last two years11.1
Missing5075
Total82100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total113.442.28
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total820.661.21
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2220.661.12
287) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFATD_12)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total820.240.72
288) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? Remarks: See remarks for PTSTFWHT_12 and PTSTFWHT_18. (PTSTFATD_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2240.260.59
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total820.741.22
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total802.953.28
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2211.922.24
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 range4419.6
2) At least one specializes18180.5
Missing4863
Total225100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1813.042.23
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.571.00
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.550.69
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.190.46
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1811.631.63
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.470.84
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1800.260.64
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.350.73
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1800.070.30
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.370.95
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.561.45
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.471.04
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.220.59
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.370.86
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.310.67
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1800.150.53
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1810.210.57
310) Any area of specialization that I haven't mentioned? (PTSOTHER)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes179.4
2) No16490.6
Missing4949
Total181100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total111.110.49
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) Increased1058.3
2) Stayed the same112289.0
3) Decreased342.7
Missing4076
Total1261100.0
313) By how many? Remarks: This item was only asked if PTSTFCHG = 1 or 3. (PTCHGNO)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1381.460.94
314) Are you currently searching to fill any part-time ministerial staff positions? (PTSRCH)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes876.9
2) No117593.1
Missing4075
Total1262100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total861.270.85
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 Leader44.6
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)55.5
3) Music2933.2
4) Education67.1
5) Youth and Young Adults2832.5
6) Adult/Family/Outreach22.6
7) Sick/Bereaved11.0
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic10.6
10) Administration66.4
11) Lay Leader11.0
13) Other11.4
14) Multiple Roles33.3
Missing5205
Total87100.0
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 Leader215.0
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)19.6
3) Music324.7
4) Education216.3
5) Youth and Young Adults214.1
6) Adult/Family/Outreach19.3
7) Sick/Bereaved02.9
8) Missions00.1
10) Administration14.7
12) Building Caretaking00.8
13) Other17.2
Missing5301
Total13100.0
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)04.6
3) Music00.4
4) Education257.9
5) Youth and Young Adults114.5
6) Adult/Family/Outreach00.7
10) Administration08.2
11) Lay Leader121.6
12) Building Caretaking02.7
Missing5320
Total4100.0
319) In a typical week, how many worship services does your congregation hold? (NUMSERV1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,3152.888.03
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) January1903.6
2) February1232.3
3) March2534.8
4) April3867.3
5) May64312.2
6) June68213.0
7) July68613.0
8) August70313.4
9) September4979.4
10) October52810.0
11) November3015.7
12) December2695.1
Missing52
Total5261100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,25715.458.92
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
Total5,31589.6842.11
323) Was there a sermon or a speech of some sort at this service? (SERMON)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes510195.8
2) No2234.2
Missing7
Total5324100.0
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
Total5,28829.3118.51
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) Yes134549.7
2) No136450.4
Missing2556
Total2709100.0
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) Armenian00.0
8) Chinese20.1
11) Creole10.1
15) Dutch00.0
16) English118196.0
25) Greek00.0
30) Hebrew60.5
39) Korean40.3
41) Latin10.1
50) Polish10.1
52) Punjabi10.1
59) Spanish242.0
63) Tongan50.4
64) Vietnamese00.0
87) Ukrainian10.1
90) Other10.1
Missing4105
Total1230100.0
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 Language78.8
3) Arabic44.4
5) Armenian10.8
6) Bangladeshi22.5
8) Chinese11.1
11) Creole00.1
16) English2328.7
22) French11.7
25) Greek11.5
28) Haitian22.0
30) Hebrew89.7
32) Hindi00.2
36) Italian00.1
39) Korean11.3
41) Latin810.2
44) Native American - American Indian00.3
51) Portuguese11.6
54) Russian11.1
59) Spanish1923.5
64) Vietnamese00.0
67) Zulu00.4
81) Lebanese00.2
82) Tamil00.0
90) Other11.8
Missing5196
Total81100.0
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) Aramaic538.6
8) Chinese16.5
11) Creole02.6
16) English03.1
22) French03.6
25) Greek15.2
30) Hebrew13.7
32) Hindi00.0
36) Italian214.2
39) Korean00.3
41) Latin00.4
51) Portuguese211.9
59) Spanish14.3
66) Yiddish03.6
85) Coptic14.1
90) Other00.2
Missing5306
Total14100.0
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) Arabic33.9
5) Armenian10.9
6) Bangladeshi22.8
11) Creole00.7
16) English4463.0
22) French00.6
25) Greek00.5
30) Hebrew811.1
41) Latin11.1
59) Spanish11.0
63) Tongan57.1
85) Coptic10.8
90) Other46.2
Missing5227
Total70100.0
330) Were languages other than [SERVLNG1, SERVLNG2, SERVLNG3] spoken or sung at any service in the past 12 months? (OTHLANG)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes22919.2
2) No96480.8
Missing4144
Total1193100.0
331) What other languages were spoken or sung? First language mentioned; Remarks: This item was asked only if OTHLANG=1. (OTHLANG1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total21846.3420.22
332) What other languages were spoken or sung? Second language mentioned; Remarks: This item was asked only if OTHLANG=1. (OTHLANG2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total7936.7820.20
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 Language00.8
7) Bulgarian13.6
11) Creole13.4
17) Ethiopian01.6
19) Filipino00.8
22) French311.1
23) German29.1
25) Greek27.0
30) Hebrew02.0
31) Nigerian00.1
33) Hungarian01.3
36) Italian01.9
37) Japanese13.1
39) Korean01.4
41) Latin15.1
46) Norwegian00.5
49) Persian622.1
51) Portuguese00.7
53) Romanian01.2
54) Russian01.9
59) Spanish622.1
63) Tongan12.9
64) Vietnamese01.9
90) Other12.4
Missing5262
Total25100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2113.264.87
335) Was this person male or female? Remarks: This item was asked if the congregation had only one speaker (NUMSPOKE=1). (SEXSPKR)
 TOTAL%
1) Male23290.4
2) Female249.6
Missing5163
Total256100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2042.063.00
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2041.192.76
338) Was there singing by the congregation at this service? (SINGING)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes515396.7
2) No1763.3
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) Yes59348.9
2) No61951.1
Missing4111
Total1212100.0
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) Yes34726.1
2) No98473.9
Missing4002
Total1331100.0
341) Was there singing by a choir at this service? (CHOIR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes245946.1
2) No287053.8
Missing5
Total5329100.0
342) Was there singing by a soloist at this service? (SOLOIST)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes50340.8
2) No72859.1
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
Total5,28524.7116.52
344) Were any musical instruments used in this service? (INSTMENT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes103285.2
2) No17914.8
Missing4120
Total1211100.0
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) Yes82568.9
2) No37231.0
Missing4143
Total1197100.0
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) Yes174047.0
2) No196253.0
Missing1591
Total3702100.0
347) Were drums used at this service? [ARDA Note: Please see DRUMS in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (DRUMS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes166132.1
2) No351567.9
Missing128
Total5176100.0
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) Yes24020.8
2) No91279.2
Missing4170
Total1152100.0
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) Yes131932.7
2) No271767.3
Missing1285
Total4036100.0
350) Was anyone paid by the congregation to sing or perform music at this service? (PAIDMUS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes31723.9
2) No101076.1
Missing4008
Total1327100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,3270.380.91
352) Does your congregation have a copyright license agreement to perform or sing certain songs in worship services? (HAVECLA)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes65951.1
2) No63148.9
Missing4035
Total1290100.0
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) Yes426180.0
2) No106620.0
Missing7
Total5327100.0
354) Was there time during the service for silent prayer or meditation? (MEDITATE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes201473.6
2) No72326.4
Missing2596
Total2737100.0
355) Was there a part of this service specifically directed at children? (KIDTIME)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes59648.3
2) No63851.7
Missing4101
Total1234100.0
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) Yes49139.8
2) No74160.2
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) Yes104737.0
2) No178663.0
Missing2503
Total2833100.0
358) Did the leader of this service wear a robe or other special garments? (ROBE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes137133.5
2) No272266.5
Missing1238
Total4093100.0
359) Did anyone call out 'amen' or other expressions of approval? (AMEN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes356167.0
2) No175633.0
Missing17
Total5317100.0
360) Was there applause at any point in this service? (APPLAUSE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes319460.1
2) No212439.9
Missing13
Total5318100.0
361) Did people laugh out loud at any point in this service? (LAUGH)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes91174.7
2) No30825.2
Missing4105
Total1219100.0
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) Yes356766.9
2) No176233.1
Missing3
Total5329100.0
363) Was any visual projection equipment used in this service? (OVERHEAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes159429.9
2) No373070.1
Missing7
Total5324100.0
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) Yes94936.7
2) No164063.4
Missing2745
Total2589100.0
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) Yes1118.8
2) No114791.2
Missing4076
Total1258100.0
366) Did any part of this service involve watching video clips of any sort? (WTCHCLP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes22818.2
2) No102981.9
Missing4077
Total1257100.0
367) Was this service broadcast or streamed live so that people outside your building or campus could see it? (STREAMED)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes25320.2
2) No100079.8
Missing4079
Total1253100.0
368) Was any part of this service recorded so people can listen or watch at a later time? (RECORDED)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes62349.7
2) No63150.3
Missing4080
Total1254100.0
369) Were people offered the opportunity to use their smartphones during the service to participate in some way? (SMTPHONE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes41533.0
2) No84267.0
Missing4078
Total1257100.0
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 named102181.2
1) Response includes this type of phone use23618.8
Missing4078
Total1257100.0
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 named119595.1
1) Response includes this type of phone use624.9
Missing4078
Total1257100.0
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 named118994.6
1) Response includes this type of phone use685.4
Missing4078
Total1257100.0
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 named113590.3
1) Response includes this type of phone use1229.7
Missing4078
Total1257100.0
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 named120295.6
1) Response includes this type of phone use554.4
Missing4078
Total1257100.0
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 named123598.2
1) Response includes this type of phone use221.7
Missing4078
Total1257100.0
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 named38693.0
1) Response includes this type of phone use296.9
Missing4926
Total415100.0
377) Did the people speak or read or recite something together at any point? (CONGREAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes167761.3
2) No105738.7
Missing2596
Total2734100.0
378) Was incense used in this service? (INCENSE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes473.8
2) No116796.1
Missing4104
Total1214100.0
379) Did any adults jump, shouts, or dance spontaneously during this service? (JUMP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes132324.9
2) No398475.1
Missing17
Total5307100.0
380) Did anyone besides the leader raise their hands in praise during the service? (RAISEHND)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes296556.0
2) No233144.0
Missing40
Total5296100.0
381) Was communion or the Lord's Supper celebrated at this service? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (COMMUN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes37432.3
2) No78467.7
Missing4161
Total1158100.0
382) Was a monetary offering collected at this service? (OFFERING)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes133088.5
2) No17311.5
Missing3829
Total1503100.0
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) Yes121198.4
2) No191.5
Missing4058
Total1230100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2038.909.42
385) Did any part of this service involve watching video that was recorded at or broadcasted from another location? (WTCHVID)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes403.0
2) No129197.0
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
Total4,06535.3727.90
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
Total5,307120.70614.51
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
Total2,662242.73617.78
389) In the past week, did your congregation have any services on days other than Friday, Saturday, and Sunday? (SVCWEEK)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes52570.6
2) No21829.4
Missing4369
Total743100.0
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
Total51724.7766.53
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
Total3,41638.44102.35
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 differences100839.1
2) All about the same157260.9
Missing2085
Total2580100.0
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 difference100997.3
1) Mentioned this type of difference292.8
Missing4098
Total1038100.0
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 difference102498.5
1) Mentioned this type of difference151.4
Missing4098
Total1039100.0
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 difference98094.3
1) Mentioned this type of difference595.6
Missing4098
Total1039100.0
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 difference72569.9
1) Mentioned this type of difference31330.2
Missing4098
Total1038100.0
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 difference90887.5
1) Mentioned this type of difference13012.5
Missing4098
Total1038100.0
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 difference102798.8
1) Mentioned this type of difference121.1
Missing4098
Total1039100.0
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) Yes36023.3
2) No118276.7
Missing3321
Total1542100.0
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) Yes583.7
2) No148496.3
Missing3320
Total1542100.0
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) Yes26016.9
2) No128283.2
Missing3320
Total1542100.0
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) Increased17111.4
2) Remained the same127184.4
3) Decreased644.3
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 attendance4016.8
2) Add scheduling options4016.8
3) Provide alternative worship style4519.2
4) Staffing issues3715.6
5) Seasonal change2611.1
6) Needed a bilingual service62.5
10) Some other reason4217.9
Missing5088
Total236100.0
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) Yes3398.3
2) No375691.7
Missing1240
Total4095100.0
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) Yes7866.0
2) No4033.8
Missing5083
Total118100.0
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) Yes80.7
2) No120599.3
Missing4253
Total1213100.0
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) Yes774.5
2) No219.5
Missing5309
Total9100.0
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) Yes2176.7
2) No620.4
Missing5191
Total27100.0
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) January01.0
3) March00.1
4) April28.3
5) May14.2
6) June312.3
7) July627.2
8) August27.8
9) September521.0
10) October27.1
11) November13.1
12) December02.0
Missing5219
Total22100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2116.4010.06
411) Did anyone call out 'amen' or other expressions of approval? Remarks: See remarks for HSVCMNTH and HSVCDAY. (HAMEN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1465.6
2) No731.8
Missing5222
Total21100.0
412) Did any adults jump, shout, or dance spontaneously during this service? Remarks: See remarks for HSVCMNTH and HSVCDAY. (HJUMP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes836.5
2) No1360.9
Missing5221
Total21100.0
413) Did anyone besides the leader raise their hands in praise during the service? Remarks: See remarks for HSVCMNTH and HSVCDAY. (HRAISHNDS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1470.7
2) No631.6
Missing5221
Total20100.0
414) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation participated in a joint worship service with any other congregation? (JOINTWOR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes265266.4
2) No134033.6
Missing1351
Total3992100.0
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) Yes116529.5
2) No278870.5
Missing1390
Total3953100.0
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) Yes853.2
2) No261496.8
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) Yes231.5
2) No146298.5
Missing3843
Total1485100.0
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) Yes76162.2
2) No46237.8
Missing4108
Total1223100.0
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) Yes19616.1
2) No102083.9
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) Yes423.4
2) No118496.5
Missing4116
Total1226100.0
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 Orthodox419.8
2) Mormons, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)520.8
3) Buddhist01.9
4) Muslim311.8
7) Baha'i12.4
8) Hindu01.9
10) Other congregation same denomination940.1
Missing5294
Total22100.0
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 Orthodox08.3
2) Mormons, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)02.2
3) Buddhist019.8
4) Muslim03.3
7) Baha'i171.1
Missing5326
Total1100.0
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) Hindu171.1
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) Yes21517.5
2) No101782.5
Missing4104
Total1232100.0
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) Yes78163.4
2) No45136.6
Missing4103
Total1232100.0
426) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation hired any singers or other musicians to perform at a worship service? (EVERHIRE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes44235.9
2) No79064.1
Missing4103
Total1232100.0
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) Yes102819.4
2) No426180.6
Missing34
Total5289100.0
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) Yes263192.8
2) No2057.2
Missing2499
Total2836100.0
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) Yes336382.7
2) No70317.3
Missing1272
Total4066100.0
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) Yes80864.4
2) No44635.6
Missing4078
Total1254100.0
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) Yes76957.8
2) No56142.2
Missing4006
Total1330100.0
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) Yes137127.6
2) No360472.4
Missing264
Total4975100.0
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) Yes50421.1
2) No189278.9
Missing2892
Total2396100.0
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) Yes399181.3
2) No92018.7
Missing335
Total4911100.0
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) Yes81666.4
2) No41333.6
Missing4058
Total1229100.0
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 Version33641.5
2) New King James Version587.1
3) Revised Standard Version232.9
4) New Revised Standard Version728.9
5) New American Bible (includes New American Bible, Revised)30.3
6) Catholic, other (includes Jerusalem Bible, lectionary, and missal)10.1
7) English Standard Version131.6
8) New Living Translation20.2
9) New American Standard Bible70.8
12) Good News Bible60.8
13) Reina-Valera (Spanish)141.7
19) New International Version (NIV), 198400.0
20) Today's New International Version (TNIV)40.5
21) New International Version, not specified21226.2
22) Holman Christian Standard Bible111.4
25) Other English translation of the Tanakh (includes Artscroll, Etz Hayim)20.2
26) Multiple translations394.8
27) Translation in other language (not English or Spanish)00.0
28) Other (includes American Standard, Common English Bible, Amplified, and unspecified or unclear)70.8
Missing4698
Total810100.0
437) Are people encouraged to bring their own Bibles to worship services? Remarks: This item was asked only of Christian congregations. (BIBLOWN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes97379.2
2) No25620.8
Missing4058
Total1229100.0
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) Yes49440.2
2) No73559.8
Missing4058
Total1229100.0
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) Yes78564.1
2) No44035.9
Missing4063
Total1225100.0
440) Does your congregation display an American flag in your main sanctuary or worship space? (DISPFLAG)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes90660.4
2) No59439.6
Missing3835
Total1500100.0
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) Yes27725.0
2) No82974.9
Missing4172
Total1106100.0
442) Does your congregation have any choirs, choruses, or other musical groups that sing or perform on a regular basis? (ANYCHOIR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes79464.5
2) No43735.5
Missing4104
Total1231100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2271.632.45
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
Total1,22718.3735.00
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) Yes246490.1
2) No2699.9
Missing2598
Total2733100.0
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
Total1,2286.857.53
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
Total1,20834.2281.07
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
Total1,20415.2532.69
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
Total1,22435.5883.76
450) Does your congregation have religious education classes for children 12 years and younger that meet at least weekly? (CLSUND12)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes122881.6
2) No27818.4
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) Yes96464.2
2) No53735.8
Missing3830
Total1501100.0
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) Yes80153.3
2) No70246.7
Missing3831
Total1503100.0
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) Yes54536.5
2) No95063.6
Missing3831
Total1495100.0
454) Does your congregation have religious education classes for adults of any age that meet at least weekly? (CLSADLT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes116877.7
2) No33622.4
Missing3830
Total1504100.0
455) An organized youth group for teenagers? (YTHGRP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes93162.2
2) No56537.8
Missing3831
Total1496100.0
456) Choirs or other musical groups comprised primarily of teens? (TEENCHOR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes51434.2
2) No98765.8
Missing3830
Total1501100.0
457) How many teenagers, between 13 and 19 years old, are regular participants in your congregation? (TEENRGLR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4,04319.9365.49
458) Do you have a youth minister or other leader specially designated to coordinate activities for youth? (YTHMNSTR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes147355.3
2) No119244.7
Missing2571
Total2665100.0
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) Yes22936.1
2) No40764.0
Missing4399
Total636100.0
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) Yes10917.1
2) No52782.9
Missing4399
Total636100.0
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) Yes94963.3
2) No55036.7
Missing3833
Total1499100.0
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) Yes88559.5
2) No60240.5
Missing3835
Total1487100.0
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) Yes107471.4
2) No43028.6
Missing3830
Total1504100.0
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) Yes75049.9
2) No75350.1
Missing3836
Total1503100.0
465) Do any teenagers serve on any of your congregation's governing committees, commissions, or boards? (TEENLEAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes33522.4
2) No115977.6
Missing3833
Total1494100.0
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) Yes67845.3
2) No81754.7
Missing3840
Total1495100.0
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) Yes45230.1
2) No104869.9
Missing3840
Total1500100.0
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) Yes91374.3
2) No31625.7
Missing4112
Total1229100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1653.457.05
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
Total1,14850.36143.95
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) Yes36129.8
2) No84870.1
Missing4128
Total1209100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1941.173.41
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
Total1,19220.86104.10
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) Yes3817.2
2) No493092.8
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) Yes120290.4
2) No1289.6
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) Yes103437.9
2) No169562.1
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) Yes106939.2
2) No165760.8
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) Yes87871.2
2) No35528.8
Missing4103
Total1233100.0
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) Yes39832.3
2) No83167.6
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) Yes80115.1
2) No449684.9
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) Yes1954.8
2) No386095.2
Missing1271
Total4055100.0
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) Yes30511.8
2) No228388.2
Missing2751
Total2588100.0
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) Yes38530.6
2) No87269.4
Missing4082
Total1257100.0
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) Yes18314.6
2) No107385.4
Missing4083
Total1256100.0
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) Yes31112.6
2) No216587.5
Missing2853
Total2476100.0
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) Yes47238.7
2) No74761.2
Missing4106
Total1219100.0
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) Yes20917.1
2) No101182.9
Missing4105
Total1220100.0
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) Yes71514.3
2) No427085.7
Missing237
Total4985100.0
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) Yes54944.9
2) No67355.1
Missing4107
Total1222100.0
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) Yes158858.3
2) No113441.6
Missing2601
Total2722100.0
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) Yes82067.2
2) No40032.8
Missing4106
Total1220100.0
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) Yes47839.1
2) No74460.9
Missing4104
Total1222100.0
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) Yes51041.9
2) No70758.1
Missing4109
Total1217100.0
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) Yes160439.6
2) No244460.4
Missing1279
Total4048100.0
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) Yes56122.7
2) No191477.3
Missing2859
Total2475100.0
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) Yes1169.5
2) No110390.5
Missing4105
Total1219100.0
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) Yes127924.1
2) No402175.9
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) Yes19716.2
2) No102083.8
Missing4109
Total1217100.0
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) Yes108528.5
2) No272071.5
Missing1529
Total3805100.0
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) Yes145456.9
2) No110043.1
Missing2776
Total2554100.0
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) Yes58047.5
2) No64152.5
Missing4104
Total1221100.0
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) Yes261149.2
2) No269950.8
Missing26
Total5310100.0
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) Yes54436.2
2) No95863.8
Missing3829
Total1502100.0
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) Yes69045.9
2) No81254.1
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) Yes181244.3
2) No227555.7
Missing1254
Total4087100.0
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) Yes238384.1
2) No45015.9
Missing2497
Total2833100.0
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) Yes123530.3
2) No284869.8
Missing1249
Total4083100.0
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) Yes108726.6
2) No300573.4
Missing1247
Total4092100.0
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) Yes93522.9
2) No314377.1
Missing1257
Total4078100.0
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) Yes99774.9
2) No33425.1
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) Yes77758.4
2) No55341.6
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) Yes72828.1
2) No185871.9
Missing2751
Total2586100.0
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) Yes84232.6
2) No174567.5
Missing2750
Total2587100.0
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) Yes79930.9
2) No178869.1
Missing2755
Total2587100.0
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) Yes61946.6
2) No71153.5
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) Yes103840.1
2) No155059.9
Missing2753
Total2588100.0
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) Yes63524.5
2) No195175.5
Missing2757
Total2586100.0
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) Yes29523.5
2) No95876.5
Missing4084
Total1253100.0
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) Yes23318.6
2) No101881.3
Missing4084
Total1251100.0
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) Yes23618.8
2) No102081.2
Missing4083
Total1256100.0
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) Yes24319.4
2) No101180.6
Missing4086
Total1254100.0
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) Yes25620.3
2) No100179.6
Missing4084
Total1257100.0
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) Yes3837.2
2) No491592.8
Missing24
Total5298100.0
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 Life1916.9
3) Stem cell research21.6
5) Death penalty43.7
6) Pro-gay rights32.4
7) Anti-gay rights109.4
8) Education1311.7
9) Support immigration10.8
11) Support of workers rights00.1
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war2421.7
13) Support of environment10.8
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support1110.2
20) Other54.8
22) Multiple mentions10.5
31) Immigration, no position indicated10.8
32) Gay and lesbian issues, no position indicated11.1
33) Abortion, no position indicated21.9
40) Crime, drugs, community safety43.9
41) Racial issues43.6
42) Gambling43.3
Missing5132
Total110100.0
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 Life23.1
3) Stem cell research11.9
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide00.4
5) Death penalty22.7
6) Pro-gay rights34.1
7) Anti-gay rights00.6
8) Education710.7
9) Support immigration22.4
11) Support of workers rights33.6
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war69.0
13) Support of environment10.8
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support1318.6
20) Other913.4
31) Immigration, no position indicated00.1
32) Gay and lesbian issues, no position indicated23.4
33) Abortion, no position indicated23.3
40) Crime, drugs, community safety57.4
42) Gambling1115.2
Missing5206
Total69100.0
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 Life625.0
3) Stem cell research01.9
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide00.6
5) Death penalty01.6
6) Pro-gay rights14.4
7) Anti-gay rights00.3
8) Education12.1
9) Support immigration00.8
11) Support of workers rights00.8
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war312.2
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support625.9
20) Other12.3
22) Multiple mentions01.2
32) Gay and lesbian issues, no position indicated26.6
33) Abortion, no position indicated00.7
40) Crime, drugs, community safety518.8
Missing5280
Total25100.0
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) Yes62011.7
2) No468188.3
Missing26
Total5301100.0
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 Life3932.9
2) Right for women to choose10.9
3) Stem cell research00.4
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide00.1
5) Death penalty00.2
6) Pro-gay rights108.4
7) Anti-gay rights54.6
8) Education64.7
9) Support immigration75.9
10) Against immigration00.0
11) Support of workers rights11.1
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war2218.6
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support76.1
20) Other43.2
31) Immigration, no position indicated22.0
32) Gay and lesbian issues, no position indicated00.0
33) Abortion, no position indicated21.6
40) Crime, drugs, community safety87.0
41) Racial issues43.5
Missing5063
Total118100.0
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 Life14.9
3) Stem cell research01.2
4) Euthanasia/assisted suicide00.2
5) Death penalty01.8
6) Pro-gay rights13.0
7) Anti-gay rights01.0
8) Education13.5
9) Support immigration525.4
11) Support of workers rights15.0
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war419.8
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support315.8
20) Other13.4
33) Abortion, no position indicated02.1
40) Crime, drugs, community safety315.0
41) Racial issues01.7
Missing5265
Total20100.0
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 Life07.4
2) Right for women to choose05.0
6) Pro-gay rights09.6
8) Education01.6
11) Support of workers rights01.0
12) International aid/support, issues, human rights, peace/war115.5
14) Poverty, welfare/Social services support118.0
20) Other360.7
22) Multiple mentions03.2
40) Crime, drugs, community safety00.3
41) Racial issues05.3
Missing5315
Total5100.0
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) Yes12627.5
2) No33172.4
Missing4599
Total457100.0
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) Yes13830.4
2) No31869.8
Missing4599
Total456100.0
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) Yes7437.4
2) No12562.7
Missing4953
Total199100.0
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) Yes12448.2
2) No13351.8
Missing4982
Total257100.0
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) Yes5829.0
2) No14270.9
Missing4952
Total200100.0
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) Yes4818.8
2) No20981.2
Missing4981
Total257100.0
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) Yes7930.5
2) No17969.2
Missing4980
Total258100.0
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) Yes8131.6
2) No17668.4
Missing4983
Total257100.0
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/Immigration9697.1
2) Encourage Stricter Immigration Enforcement33.2
Missing5215
Total99100.0
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-Life5783.2
2) Pro-Choice1116.1
Missing5167
Total68100.0
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) Support4392.3
2) Oppose49.3
Missing5274
Total47100.0
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 environment7392.1
2) Oppose environmental regulations67.2
Missing5262
Total79100.0
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 named25097.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type72.7
Missing4980
Total257100.0
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 named22285.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type3613.8
Missing4980
Total258100.0
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 named24494.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type145.3
Missing4980
Total258100.0
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 named23189.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type2610.2
Missing4980
Total257100.0
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 named24494.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type135.2
Missing4980
Total257100.0
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 named24495.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type135.0
Missing4980
Total257100.0
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 named25699.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type10.4
Missing4980
Total257100.0
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 named24193.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type176.5
Missing4980
Total258100.0
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 named25398.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type41.6
Missing4980
Total257100.0
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 named24092.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type186.8
Missing4980
Total258100.0
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 named25599.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type20.8
Missing4980
Total257100.0
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 named23491.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type238.9
Missing4980
Total257100.0
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 named24796.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type104.1
Missing4982
Total257100.0
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 named25599.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type20.9
Missing4982
Total257100.0
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 named23089.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type2710.4
Missing4982
Total257100.0
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 named25398.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type41.7
Missing4982
Total257100.0
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 named24996.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type83.2
Missing4982
Total257100.0
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 named25398.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type41.5
Missing4982
Total257100.0
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 named24093.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type176.5
Missing4982
Total257100.0
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 named24996.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type83.2
Missing4982
Total257100.0
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 named24294.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type155.7
Missing4982
Total257100.0
564) Does your congregation have any other groups, meetings, or classes besides those you've already mentioned? (OTHGRPS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes50533.5
2) No100166.4
Missing3831
Total1506100.0
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 named88796.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type293.2
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named148598.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type201.3
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named81789.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type9910.8
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named147197.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type342.3
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named89898.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type181.9
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149799.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type80.5
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
571) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Bible studies (GBIBLE98)
 TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named57062.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type34637.8
Missing4253
Total916100.0
572) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Bible studies (GBIBLE06)
 TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named136690.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type1399.2
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named86394.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type535.8
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149999.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type60.4
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named88096.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type363.9
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named150399.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.1
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named89798.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type192.1
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149699.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type90.6
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named88696.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type303.3
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149899.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type80.5
Missing3831
Total1506100.0
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 named88095.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type374.0
Missing4253
Total917100.0
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 named149199.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type141.0
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named91299.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type40.4
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named150499.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.1
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named85192.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type657.1
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named144996.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type563.7
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named80487.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type11212.2
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named147598.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type302.0
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named90198.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type151.7
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named150199.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type40.3
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named82590.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type9110.0
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named146197.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type442.9
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named58864.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type32835.8
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named130686.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type19913.2
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named88897.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type283.1
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149799.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type80.5
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named73680.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type18019.6
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named147197.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type342.2
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
599) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Fund-raising (GFUND98)
 TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named83691.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type808.8
Missing4253
Total916100.0
600) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Fund-raising (GFUND06)
 TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named149599.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type100.7
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named88796.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type293.2
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named150099.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type50.3
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named86494.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type525.7
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named147598.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type302.0
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named91499.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.3
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named1504100.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.0
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named91599.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.1
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named150099.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type50.3
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named58463.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type33236.2
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named140693.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type996.6
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named91099.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type60.7
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149999.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type60.4
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named84492.2
1) Mentions at least one group of this type727.8
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named148798.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type181.2
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named88296.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type343.7
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149299.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type130.9
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named71578.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20121.9
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named137191.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type1348.9
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named88997.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type273.0
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149799.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type80.5
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named75882.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type15817.3
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named146697.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type392.6
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named83290.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type849.2
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named148198.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type241.6
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named69575.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type22124.1
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named144295.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type634.2
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
627) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Promise Keepers (GPROMISE98)
 TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named90398.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type131.5
Missing4253
Total916100.0
628) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Promise Keepers (GPROMISE06)
 TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named1505100.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type00.0
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
629) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Recreation (GREC98)
 TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named76883.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type14816.1
Missing4253
Total916100.0
630) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Recreation (GREC06)
 TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named148498.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type211.4
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
631) For what purpose or purposes do these groups meet [have these groups met]? Religious purpose (GRELIG98)
 TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named28230.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type63469.3
Missing4253
Total916100.0
632) What are the three best attended groups that you haven't already mentioned? Religious purpose (GRELIG06)
 TOTAL%
0) No group of this type named125883.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type24716.4
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named78986.1
1) Mentions at least one group of this type12713.9
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named143495.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type714.7
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named89597.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type212.3
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named1505100.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type00.0
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named35238.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type56561.6
Missing4253
Total917100.0
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 named142594.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type805.3
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named77484.4
1) Mentions at least one group of this type14315.5
Missing4253
Total917100.0
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 named147598.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type302.0
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named90698.8
1) Mentions at least one group of this type111.1
Missing4253
Total917100.0
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 named146997.6
1) Mentions at least one group of this type362.4
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named89898.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type182.0
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149599.3
1) Mentions at least one group of this type100.7
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named89597.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type212.3
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named1504100.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type10.0
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named87095.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type465.0
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149099.0
1) Mentions at least one group of this type151.0
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named91399.7
1) Mentions at least one group of this type30.3
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named150399.9
1) Mentions at least one group of this type20.1
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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 named88496.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type323.5
Missing4253
Total916100.0
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 named149799.5
1) Mentions at least one group of this type80.5
Missing3831
Total1505100.0
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) Yes93417.7
2) No434882.3
Missing61
Total5282100.0
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 government186.5
2) Candidate or political party, unspecified124.3
3) Church member, clergy or other congregation145.0
4) Local council of churches, or ecumenical organization62.1
5) Pro-life groups114.0
6) League of Women Voters3111.0
7) NAACP134.5
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)186.3
9) FLARE00.1
10) Citizens Concerned for the Constitution41.5
11) Ohio Round Table00.1
12) Christian Coalition5720.1
13) 700 Club/Pat Robertson51.6
14) Focus on the Family/Dr. James Dobson206.9
15) Dr. James Kennedy's group00.2
16) Citizens for Traditional Values and/or Lou Sheldon20.7
17) Family Forum (Michigan)41.6
18) Regional church office, unspecified denomination72.5
19) Other3713.0
20) Can't tell134.6
21) Common Cause10.4
22) Moral Majority/Jerry Falwell10.4
23) [Colorado for] Family Values; [Florida] Family Council (i.e., 'Family' organization)93.1
24) Conservative/evangelical source, not elsewhere classified10.2
Missing4833
Total284100.0
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 government06.7
5) Pro-life groups01.5
6) League of Women Voters00.5
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)117.9
12) Christian Coalition06.3
19) Other230.4
20) Can't tell01.8
23) [Colorado for] Family Values; [Florida] Family Council (i.e., 'Family' organization)247.7
Missing5314
Total5100.0
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 Voters00
8) Catholic church/organization (including regional or diocesan office or newspaper)00
Missing5331
Total0100.0
657) Within the past two years, has your congregation publicly supported or opposed any candidate for public office? (SUPPORT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes534.3
2) No119895.8
Missing4084
Total1251100.0
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) Yes20617.2
2) No89574.6
3) Don't know1008.3
Missing4117
Total1201100.0
659) Some congregations have declared themselves to be sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants. Has your congregation done that? (IMMSANC)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes514.1
2) No120396.0
Missing4086
Total1254100.0
660) Has your congregation discussed doing this within the last year? Remarks: This item was only asked if IMMSANC = 2. (IMMDISCUS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1089.0
2) No108991.0
Missing4139
Total1197100.0
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) Yes836.6
2) No117093.4
Missing4089
Total1253100.0
662) Has your congregation discussed doing this within the last year? Remarks: This item was only asked if SPONREF = 2. (DISCREF)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes847.2
2) No108692.8
Missing4200
Total1170100.0
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) Yes1219.7
2) No113090.3
Missing4085
Total1251100.0
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) Yes41733.2
2) No83766.8
Missing4087
Total1254100.0
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) Yes31074.6
2) No10625.5
Missing4794
Total416100.0
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) Yes11227.0
2) No30273.0
Missing4801
Total414100.0
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) Yes9923.7
2) No31876.2
Missing4793
Total417100.0
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) Yes16740.4
2) No24759.5
Missing4800
Total414100.0
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) Yes378.9
2) No37491.1
Missing4801
Total411100.0
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) Yes12329.6
2) No29270.4
Missing4798
Total415100.0
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) Yes29069.5
2) No12730.4
Missing4794
Total417100.0
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) Yes8921.3
2) No32878.6
Missing4792
Total417100.0
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 named40196.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type153.6
Missing4792
Total416100.0
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 named41599.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type10.3
Missing4792
Total416100.0
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 named40597.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type122.8
Missing4792
Total417100.0
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 named39294.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type255.9
Missing4792
Total417100.0
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 named41298.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type51.2
Missing4792
Total417100.0
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 named40897.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type92.1
Missing4792
Total417100.0
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 named40597.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type122.9
Missing4792
Total417100.0
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 named41198.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type61.4
Missing4792
Total417100.0
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 named39795.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type204.7
Missing4792
Total417100.0
682) Does your congregation provide any materials or have programs or activities specifically aimed at families who home-school their children? (HOMESCHL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes946.3
2) No141293.7
Missing3828
Total1506100.0
683) Does your congregation have an elementary or high school? (HAVESCHL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes2665.0
2) No506195.0
Missing15
Total5327100.0
684) Does your congregation give money directly to any college, university, or seminary? (COLLEGE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes42234.4
2) No80565.6
Missing4108
Total1227100.0
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) Yes107851.1
2) No103349.0
Missing3040
Total2111100.0
686) Please tell me how many such groups or programs have met in your building within the past 12 months (NUMUSE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,0953.7411.47
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) Yes16816.0
2) No88184.0
Missing4198
Total1049100.0
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) Yes595.6
2) No99094.4
Missing4198
Total1049100.0
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) Yes228080.4
2) No55619.6
Missing2498
Total2836100.0
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
Total1,44417.62116.03
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) Yes70424.8
2) No213175.2
Missing2500
Total2835100.0
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) Yes226451.7
2) No211348.3
Missing1103
Total4377100.0
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) Yes177168.1
2) No82831.9
Missing3189
Total2599100.0
694) Total number of social service programs; [ARDA Note: Please see TOTPROG98 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (TOTPROG98)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2331.682.20
695) Total number of social service programs; [ARDA Note: Please see TOTPROG06A in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (TOTPROG06A)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,4941.941.80
696) Total number of social service programs; [ARDA Note: Please see TOTPROG06B in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (TOTPROG06B)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,4952.292.09
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
Total2,5634.3511.90
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) No26817.9
1) Yes122782.1
Missing3832
Total1495100.0
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 named118095.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type534.3
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named143796.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type573.8
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named130297.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type282.1
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named123898.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type181.5
Missing4081
Total1256100.0
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 named109688.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type13711.1
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named125684.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type23815.9
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named109982.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type23017.3
Missing4005
Total1329100.0
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 named107385.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type18414.6
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named117895.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type554.4
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named135590.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1399.3
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named125894.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type715.3
Missing4005
Total1329100.0
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 named118794.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type705.5
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named115693.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type776.2
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named134990.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1459.7
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named114886.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type18113.6
Missing4005
Total1329100.0
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 named106284.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type19515.5
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named115693.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type776.2
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named132688.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type16711.2
Missing3834
Total1493100.0
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 named121991.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1118.3
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named117593.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type826.5
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named82266.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type41133.3
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named90560.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type58939.4
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named63847.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type69252.0
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named65251.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type60448.1
Missing4081
Total1256100.0
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 named112491.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1098.8
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named135290.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1429.5
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named124693.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type846.3
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named116993.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type887.0
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named114492.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type897.2
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named140694.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type875.9
Missing3834
Total1493100.0
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 named128796.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type423.2
Missing4005
Total1329100.0
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 named123898.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type191.5
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named110789.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type12610.2
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named123382.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type26117.5
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named104978.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type28121.1
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named103182.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type22618.0
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named114192.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type927.5
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named132088.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type17411.6
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named117388.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type15711.8
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named106985.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type18714.9
Missing4081
Total1256100.0
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 named101582.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type21817.7
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named121881.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type27618.5
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named108981.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type24118.1
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named108586.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type17213.7
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named122499.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type90.8
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named147999.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type151.0
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named131598.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type151.1
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named122797.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type302.4
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named119496.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type393.2
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named139193.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type1036.9
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named124693.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type846.3
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named111889.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type13811.0
Missing4081
Total1256100.0
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 named122099.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type131.0
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named147298.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type221.5
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named130598.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type241.8
Missing4005
Total1329100.0
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 named123598.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type221.7
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named99981.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type23419.0
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named115977.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type33522.4
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named91768.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type41331.0
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named85468.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type40232.0
Missing4081
Total1256100.0
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 named120898.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type252.0
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named142995.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type644.3
Missing3834
Total1493100.0
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 named130398.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type262.0
Missing4005
Total1329100.0
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 named120097.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type332.6
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named145297.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type422.8
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named127295.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type584.3
Missing4005
Total1330100.0
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 named120996.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type473.8
Missing4081
Total1256100.0
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 named122097.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type372.9
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named122799.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type60.5
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named148899.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type60.4
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named132299.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type70.5
Missing4005
Total1329100.0
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 named124799.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type100.8
Missing4081
Total1257100.0
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 named88471.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type34928.3
Missing4104
Total1233100.0
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 named111074.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type38425.7
Missing3834
Total1494100.0
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 named124193.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type886.6
Missing4005
Total1329100.0
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 named117695.0
1) Mentions at least one program of this type625.0
Missing4110
Total1238100.0
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) No27725.5
1) Yes81174.5
Missing4133
Total1088100.0
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 collaborator107898.0
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator222.0
Missing4244
Total1100100.0
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 collaborator145997.4
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator392.6
Missing3830
Total1498100.0
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 collaborator83876.2
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator26223.8
Missing4244
Total1100100.0
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 collaborator109773.2
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator40126.8
Missing3830
Total1498100.0
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 collaborator102893.4
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator726.5
Missing4244
Total1100100.0
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 collaborator145797.3
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator412.7
Missing3830
Total1498100.0
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 collaborator95887.2
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator14112.9
Missing4244
Total1099100.0
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 collaborator137892.1
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator1198.0
Missing3830
Total1497100.0
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 collaborator85978.2
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator24021.8
Missing4244
Total1099100.0
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 collaborator119980.1
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator29819.9
Missing3830
Total1497100.0
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 collaborator90482.2
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator19517.8
Missing4244
Total1099100.0
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 collaborator134890.0
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator15010.0
Missing3830
Total1498100.0
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 collaborator94786.1
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator15313.9
Missing4244
Total1100100.0
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 collaborator130887.3
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator19012.7
Missing3830
Total1498100.0
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 collaborator105295.7
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator474.3
Missing4244
Total1099100.0
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 collaborator145397.1
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator443.0
Missing3830
Total1497100.0
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 collaborator58653.3
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator51346.7
Missing4244
Total1099100.0
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 collaborator82254.9
1) Mentioned this kind of collaborator67645.1
Missing3830
Total1498100.0
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) Yes64365.8
2) No33534.3
Missing4250
Total978100.0
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) Yes68169.6
2) No29730.4
Missing4254
Total978100.0
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) Yes42543.5
2) No55256.5
Missing4252
Total977100.0
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) Yes33233.9
2) No64666.0
Missing4251
Total978100.0
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) Yes10110.3
2) No87689.7
Missing4250
Total977100.0
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) Yes22222.8
2) No75477.2
Missing4255
Total976100.0
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) Yes28129.2
2) No68470.9
Missing4261
Total965100.0
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 congregation50851.8
2) All involve collaboration47148.1
Missing4249
Total979100.0
802) How many are completely run by your congregation? (PGNUMB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5022.915.88
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
Total1,0426,879.9177,773.76
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
Total1,2219,189.7199,732.79
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
Total1,18626,781.28374,582.79
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
Total1,04610,971.3694,314.10
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) Yes706.4
2) No103093.6
Missing4169
Total1100100.0
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) Yes15510.8
2) No127089.1
Missing3879
Total1425100.0
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) Yes18314.0
2) No112686.0
Missing4030
Total1309100.0
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) Yes16214.7
2) No94385.4
Missing4179
Total1105100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,0900.110.85
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) Yes63351.9
2) No58648.0
Missing4126
Total1219100.0
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
Total1,18215.0764.46
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) Yes106971.6
2) No42528.5
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
Total1,46422.1776.09
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) Yes13110.7
2) No109489.3
Missing4116
Total1225100.0
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) Yes16010.7
2) No133289.2
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) Yes1179.0
2) No119391.1
Missing4029
Total1310100.0
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) Yes14411.7
2) No109288.3
Missing4117
Total1236100.0
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) Yes524.3
2) No116495.7
Missing4122
Total1216100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,201354.135,977.64
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) Yes363.0
2) No117397.1
Missing4133
Total1209100.0
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) Yes604.0
2) No142995.9
Missing3848
Total1489100.0
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) Yes211.6
2) No128998.4
Missing4030
Total1310100.0
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) Yes312.5
2) No120197.5
Missing4124
Total1232100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,18794.456,000.65
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,4782,087.5162,123.04
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,308731.6124,775.89
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,118272.638,419.83
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) Yes27423.5
2) No89476.5
Missing4175
Total1168100.0
831) Does your congregation have a policy against receiving funds from local, state, or federal government? (POLICY)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes41616.3
2) No212883.7
Missing2803
Total2544100.0
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) Yes104043.8
2) No133556.2
Missing2937
Total2375100.0
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) Yes1654.1
2) No382395.9
Missing1442
Total3988100.0
834) Does your congregation engage in any other human service projects or outreach ministries besides those you've already mentioned? (OTHPRJ)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes31721.2
2) No118078.8
Missing3840
Total1497100.0
835) What are the three most important? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (PABUSED06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named149399.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type30.2
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
836) What are the three most important? Cleaning highways or parks (PCLEAN06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named149199.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type50.4
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
837) What are the three most important? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (PCLOTHES06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named148499.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type120.8
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
838) What are the three most important? Specifically for college students or young adults (PCOLLEGE06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named149299.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type40.3
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
839) What are the three most important? Disaster relief (PDISASTER06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named147198.3
1) Mentions at least one program of this type261.7
Missing3848
Total1497100.0
840) What are the three most important? Non-religious education (PEDUC06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named146697.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type312.0
Missing3848
Total1497100.0
841) What are the three most important? Specifically for senior citizens (PELDERLY06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named146397.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type332.2
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
842) What are the three most important? Programs focused on issues of race or ethnicity (PETHNIC06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named149499.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type20.1
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
843) What are the three most important? Feeding the hungry (PFOOD06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named143395.7
1) Mentions at least one program of this type644.3
Missing3848
Total1497100.0
844) What are the three most important? Programs targeting men or women in particular (PGENDER06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named147898.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type181.2
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
845) What are the three most important? Habitat for Humanity projects (PHABITAT06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named149199.6
1) Mentions at least one program of this type60.4
Missing3848
Total1497100.0
846) What are the three most important? Programs targeting physical health needs (PHEALTH06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named143595.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type624.1
Missing3848
Total1497100.0
847) What are the three most important? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (PHOMELESS06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named148799.4
1) Mentions at least one program of this type90.6
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
848) What are the three most important? Home building, repair, or maintenance (PHOUSE06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named146397.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type332.2
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
849) What are the three most important? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (PIMMIG06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named149499.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type30.2
Missing3848
Total1497100.0
850) What are the three most important? Programs targeting people outside the United States (PINTL06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named143495.8
1) Mentions at least one program of this type634.2
Missing3848
Total1497100.0
851) What are the three most important? Programs to help people obtain jobs (PJOB06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named149599.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type10.1
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
852) What are the three most important? Specifically for children or youth (PKID06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named141494.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type825.5
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
853) What are the three most important? Program is nowhere else classified (POTHER06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named141594.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type825.5
Missing3848
Total1497100.0
854) What are the three most important? Programs targeting prisoners or people in trouble with the law and their families (PPRISON06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named148299.1
1) Mentions at least one program of this type141.0
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
855) What are the three most important? Programs with explicit religious content (PRELIG06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named144396.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type533.6
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
856) What are the three most important? Programs focused on crime prevention, crime victims, police and fire departments, military personnel (PSECURE06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named148499.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type120.8
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
857) What are the three most important? Substance abuse programs (PSUBSTANC06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named148999.5
1) Mentions at least one program of this type70.5
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
858) What are the three most important? Providing furniture, household items, and money for rent or utilities (PSUPPHOUS06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named148599.2
1) Mentions at least one program of this type120.8
Missing3848
Total1497100.0
859) What are the three most important? St. Vincent de Paul (PVDP06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named149499.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type20.2
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
860) What are the three most important? Explicit volunteering, not including Habitat for Humanity (PVOL06)
 TOTAL%
0) No program of this type named148098.9
1) Mentions at least one program of this type161.1
Missing3848
Total1496100.0
861) Within the past two years, has your congregation participated in any efforts to help people respond to or recover from a natural disaster such as an earthquake, flood, tornado, or wildfire? (NDHELP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes73058.2
2) No52541.8
Missing4088
Total1255100.0
862) Thinking about your most recent response to a natural disaster, did your congregation help by raising or contributing money to support the relief effort? Remarks: This item was only asked if NDHELP = 1. If NDHELP=2, NDMONY was left missing. (NDMONY)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes59882.0
2) No13118.0
Missing4439
Total729100.0
863) Did your congregation donate food, clothing, furniture, or other in-kind supplies? Remarks: This item was only asked if NDHELP =1. If NDHELP=2, NDDONAT was left missing. (NDDONAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes41857.3
2) No31142.6
Missing4439
Total729100.0
864) Still thinking about your most recent response to a natural disaster, did your congregation provide temporary shelter or transitional housing for people affected by the disaster? Remarks: This item was only asked if NDHELP = 1. If NDHELP=2, NDSHLTR was left missing. (NDSHLTR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes537.2
2) No67492.8
Missing4439
Total727100.0
865) Did your congregation send a team to the disaster area to help with clean-up or provide other sorts of assistance? Remarks: This item was only asked if NDHELP = 1. If NDHELP=2, NDTEAM was left missing. (NDTEAM)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes19727.1
2) No53072.9
Missing4440
Total727100.0
866) Does your congregation currently have any program or activity specifically intended to serve persons with HIV or AIDS? (AIDSPRGM)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes805.3
2) No142194.7
Missing3831
Total1501100.0
867) Is there anyone in your congregation who has publicly acknowledged his or her infection with the virus that causes AIDS? That is, is there anyone who is openly HIV-positive? (HIVPOSTV)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1635.8
2) No264794.2
Missing2554
Total2810100.0
868) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on... Providing support, such as food, housing, personal items, or pastoral care to persons living with HIV or AIDS? (HIVSPRT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes27410.6
2) No230389.4
Missing2767
Total2577100.0
869) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on... Preventing HIV transmission, such as teaching about prevention strategies or promoting HIV testing? (HIVTEST)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1148.6
2) No121591.4
Missing4007
Total1329100.0
870) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on... Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS in other ways, such as sponsoring World AIDS Day events or participating in an AIDS walk? (HIVAWARE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes987.4
2) No123192.6
Missing4005
Total1329100.0
871) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation given financial or in-kind donations to an organization whose primary purpose is to help people living with HIV or AIDS, or to prevent HIV transmission? (HIVGIVE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1007.6
2) No122492.5
Missing4019
Total1324100.0
872) Within the past 12 months, have any visiting speakers come to your congregation to give a talk at a meeting or event or worship service? (SPEAKRS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes423779.9
2) No106620.1
Missing32
Total5303100.0
873) How many visiting speakers have spoken to your congregation in the past 12 months? Number of speakers; Remarks: If a congregation reported no visiting speakers (SPEAKRS1=2), SPEAKRS2 was set at zero. (SPEAKRS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1836.007.85
874) Were any of these visiting speakers... Clergy from other congregations? Remarks: If a congregation reported no visiting speakers (SPEAKRS1=2), SPCLERG was set at 2. (SPCLERG)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes80366.0
2) No41434.0
Missing4112
Total1217100.0
875) Were any of these visiting speakers... Elected government officials? Remarks: If a congregation reported no visiting speakers (SPEAKRS1=2), SPGOV was set at 2. (SPGOV)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes3576.8
2) No492793.2
Missing53
Total5284100.0
876) Were any of these visiting speakers... Academics or professors? Remarks: If a congregation reported no visiting speakers (SPEAKRS1=2), SPROF was set at 2. (SPPROF)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes24019.9
2) No96680.1
Missing4123
Total1206100.0
877) Were any of these visiting speakers... Official representatives of your denomination or religious group? Remarks: If a congregation reported no visiting speakers (SPEAKRS1=2), SPSOCSRV was set at 2. (SPDENOM)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes274452.0
2) No253148.0
Missing43
Total5275100.0
878) Were any of these visiting speakers... Representatives of social service organizations in your community? Remarks: If a congregation reported no visiting speakers (SPEAKRS1=2), SPSOCSRV was set at 2. (SPSOCSRV)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes149528.3
2) No378671.7
Missing57
Total5281100.0
879) Were any of these visiting speakers... Missionaries? Remarks: If a congregation reported no visiting speakers (SPEAKRS1=2), SPMISS was set at 2. (SPMISS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes56446.8
2) No64053.2
Missing4118
Total1204100.0
880) Were any of these visiting speakers... Someone running for office? Remarks: If a congregation reported no visiting speakers (SPEAKRS1=2), SPCAND was set at 2. (SPCAND)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes2885.5
2) No499794.6
Missing53
Total5285100.0
881) Does your congregation make any efforts to recruit new participants? (RECRUIT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes110090.2
2) No1199.8
Missing4113
Total1219100.0
882) Within the past 12 months have you done any of the following: Placed a paid ad in a newspaper? Remarks: If a congregation reported no efforts to recruit new participants (RECRUIT=2), ADVERT was set at 2. (ADVERT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes54444.8
2) No67155.2
Missing4111
Total1215100.0
883) Within the past 12 months have you done any of the following: Encouraged people already in the congregation to invite a new person? Remarks: If a congregation reported no efforts to recruit new participants (RECRUIT=2), INVITE was set at 2. (INVITE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes107687.9
2) No14812.1
Missing4107
Total1224100.0
884) Within the past 12 months have you done any of the following: Conducted or used a survey of your community? Remarks: If a congregation reported no efforts to recruit new participants (RECRUIT=2), SURVEY was set at 2. (SURVEY)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes31125.6
2) No90374.4
Missing4111
Total1214100.0
885) Within the past 12 months have you done any of the following: Mailed or distributed a flyer to people in the community? Remarks: If a congregation reported no efforts to recruit new participants (RECRUIT=2), FLYER was set at 2. (FLYER)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes57547.4
2) No63952.7
Missing4110
Total1214100.0
886) Within the past 12 months have you done any of the following: Followed up by phone or face-to-face with people who visit your congregation? Remarks: If a congregation reported no efforts to recruit new participants (RECRUIT=2), FOLLOWUP was set at 2. (FOLLOWUP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes96478.7
2) No26121.3
Missing4108
Total1225100.0
887) Within the past 12 months have you done any of the following: Have a special formal committee to work on recruitment? Remarks: If a congregation reported no efforts to recruit new participants (RECRUIT=2), FORMCOMM was set at 2. (FORMCOMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes43835.8
2) No78664.2
Missing4110
Total1224100.0
888) Within the past two years, has your congregation intentionally planted or helped start any new congregations? (PLNTCONG)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes23115.4
2) No127184.6
Missing3832
Total1502100.0
889) Within the past two years, has your congregation established a separate nonprofit organization to conduct human service projects or outreach ministries? (NONPRFT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes3007.4
2) No377792.6
Missing1264
Total4077100.0
890) Does your congregation use electronic mail to communicate with members? (EMAIL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes114942.1
2) No157857.9
Missing2605
Total2727100.0
891) Does your congregation have a website on the Internet? (WEBSITE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes250347.3
2) No279352.7
Missing28
Total5296100.0
892) Are recordings of any parts of your congregation's worship services available on your website? Remarks: This item was asked only if WEBSITE = 1. If a congregation reported not having a website (WEBSITE=2), WEBREC was changed to 2. (WEBREC)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes39531.9
2) No84268.1
Missing4088
Total1237100.0
893) Is all of the website publicly accessible, or are there parts that are accessible only to people in your congregation? Remarks: This item was asked only if WEBSIRE = 1. If a congregation reported not having a website (WEBSITE=2), WEBPUB was left as missing. (WEBPUB)
 TOTAL%
1) All Publicly Accessible79689.8
2) Parts for Congregation Only9010.2
Missing4254
Total886100.0
894) Are people able to use the website to make financial donations to your congregation? Remarks: This item was asked only if WEBSITE = 1. If a congregation reported not having a website (WEBSITE=2), WEBDON was changed to 2. (WEBDON)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes45336.6
2) No78463.4
Missing4092
Total1237100.0
895) Are people able to make financial donations to your congregation using an app, credit card, or other ways of donating electronically? Remarks: This item was only asked if WEBDON=2. If a congregation reported that people were able to use the congregation website to make financial donations to the congregation (WEBDON=1), ELECDON was set to 1. (ELECDON)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes60048.2
2) No64651.8
Missing4083
Total1246100.0
896) Does your congregation have a Facebook page? (FACEBOOK)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes144355.8
2) No114144.2
Missing2764
Total2584100.0
897) Besides having a website or a Facebook page, does your congregation have a presence on other kinds of social media, such as Twitter or Instagram? (OTHSOCMD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes23218.7
2) No101081.3
Missing4102
Total1242100.0
898) Does your congregation make or recommend apps for people to use on their phones or tablets? (APPS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes28522.9
2) No95677.1
Missing4090
Total1241100.0
899) Does anyone on your congregation's paid staff spend more than 25 percent of their work time managing your congregation's social media presence, website, or apps? [ARDA Note: Please see SMTIME in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (SMTIME)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes564.5
2) No119195.5
Missing4093
Total1247100.0
900) Is your congregation able to accept donations by credit card or electronic transfer of funds? (CCETDNTN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes17111.5
2) No132188.5
Missing3840
Total1492100.0
901) Within the past 12 months, have any people from your congregation attended meetings or served on committees of your denomination or religious group? (SRVDENOM)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes180964.5
2) No99435.5
Missing2522
Total2803100.0
902) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation made use of any type of services offered by a denomination, another religious organization, or an outside consultant of any sort? (CONSULT1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes87032.0
2) No184968.0
Missing2617
Total2719100.0
903) How many times in the past 12 months did your congregation make use of such services? Remarks: If a congregation reported no use of outside consultants (CONSULT1=2), CONSULT2 was set at zero. (CONSULT2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1981.103.60
904) [2006-07 wording] What services did you use, beginning with the most important? First mention; [ARDA Note: Please see SERVICE1 in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (SERVICE1)
 TOTAL%
1) Congregational growth414.8
2) Personnel/Staff/Leadership training12214.3
3) Financial/Management issues13115.3
4) Building/Facilities issues789.1
5) Other29734.7
6) Education/training for congregation members10211.9
7) Strategic Planning617.2
8) Computing and IT232.7
Missing4155
Total855100.0
905) What services did you use, beginning with the most important? Second mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported using a consultant at least once in the past 12 months (CONSULT1=1). These variables were coded from verbatim responses to SERVICE1 through SERVICE3. (SERVICE2)
 TOTAL%
1) Congregational growth245.5
2) Personnel/Staff/Leadership training6615.1
3) Financial/Management issues5713.0
4) Building/Facilities issues347.9
5) Other17840.8
6) Education/training for congregation members5813.3
7) Strategic Planning163.7
8) Computing and IT30.7
Missing4693
Total436100.0
906) What services did you use, beginning with the most important? Third mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported using a consultant at least once in the past 12 months (CONSULT1=1). These variables were coded from verbatim responses to SERVICE1 through SERVICE3. (SERVICE3)
 TOTAL%
1) Congregational growth157.6
2) Personnel/Staff/Leadership training126.1
3) Financial/Management issues2110.8
4) Building/Facilities issues136.6
5) Other10655.6
6) Education/training for congregation members147.5
7) Strategic Planning42.1
8) Computing and IT52.7
Missing5021
Total190100.0
907) Who provided these services to you? First mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported using a consultant at least once in the past 12 months (CONSULT1=1). These variables were coded from verbatim responses to SOURCE1 through SOURCE3. (SOURCE1)
 TOTAL%
1) Private secular firm or sole practitioner (includes members)5415.4
2) Private firm or sole practitioner, religious or secular not specified308.7
4) Professor00.0
5) Clergy or evangelist82.2
7) Publishing houses, religious30.8
9) Community organizing agency10.3
11) Congregations (own denomination)41.2
12) Congregations (other denomination)20.4
13) Regional office of own denomination8022.8
15) National office of own denomination20.7
17) Office of own denomination, level unspecified8925.4
18) Office of other denomination, level unspecified61.8
19) Other religious firm, organization or sole practitioner4813.6
20) Other20.4
21) Can't tell205.7
22) Congregation, unspecified denomination10.3
23) Government employee or agency20.6
24) Accrediting officer00.1
Missing4837
Total352100.0
908) Who provided these services to you? Second mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported using a consultant at least once in the past 12 months (CONSULT1=1). These variables were coded from verbatim responses to SOURCE1 through SOURCE3. (SOURCE2)
 TOTAL%
1) Private secular firm or sole practitioner (includes members)2714.9
2) Private firm or sole practitioner, religious or secular not specified2614.6
4) Professor31.9
5) Clergy or evangelist21.1
7) Publishing houses, religious31.7
11) Congregations (own denomination)126.6
12) Congregations (other denomination)00.1
13) Regional office of own denomination3117.5
15) National office of own denomination31.8
17) Office of own denomination, level unspecified2815.6
18) Office of other denomination, level unspecified10.5
19) Other religious firm, organization or sole practitioner3016.6
20) Other31.8
21) Can't tell84.2
22) Congregation, unspecified denomination00.1
23) Government employee or agency21.1
Missing5046
Total179100.0
909) Who provided these services to you? Third mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported using a consultant at least once in the past 12 months (CONSULT1=1). These variables were coded from verbatim responses to SOURCE1 through SOURCE3. (SOURCE3)
 TOTAL%
1) Private secular firm or sole practitioner (includes members)1520.6
2) Private firm or sole practitioner, religious or secular not specified45.7
4) Professor00.3
5) Clergy or evangelist10.8
7) Publishing houses, religious22.5
10) IAF00.4
11) Congregations (own denomination)00.7
13) Regional office of own denomination1318.0
15) National office of own denomination11.8
17) Office of own denomination, level unspecified1520.8
18) Office of other denomination, level unspecified11.0
19) Other religious firm, organization or sole practitioner811.2
20) Other00.6
21) Can't tell1115.5
23) Government employee or agency22.4
24) Accrediting officer00.1
Missing5183
Total73100.0
910) Thinking of [SERVICE1], was this service provided by an office of your own denomination or religious group, or not? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported using a consultant at least once in the past 12 months (CONSULTANT2 is greater than or equal to one) and indicated the type of service used (SERVICE1 is not missing). (PRVDSRV1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes35073.1
2) No12927.0
Missing4685
Total479100.0
911) Thinking of [SERVICE2], was this service provided by an office of your own denomination or religious group, or not? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported using a consultant at least once in the past 12 months (CONSULTANT2 is greater than or equal to two) and indicated the type of service used (SERVICE2 is not missing). (PRVDSRV2)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes18375.9
2) No5824.1
Missing4999
Total241100.0
912) Thinking of [SERVICE3], was this service provided by an office of your own denomination or religious group, or not? Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported using a consultant at least once in the past 12 months (CONSULTANT2 is greater than or equal to three) and indicated the type of service used (SERVICE3 is not missing). (PRVDSRV3)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes7572.8
2) No2827.2
Missing5192
Total103100.0
913) Is your congregation formally affiliated with a community organizing group, organization, or network? (CMORGGRP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes49819.4
2) No206280.6
Missing2776
Total2560100.0
914) Which one? Affiliated with known community organizing groups; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported being formally affiliated with a community organizing group, organization, or network (CMORGGRP=1). [ARDA Note: Please see KNWNGRP in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (KNWNGRP)
 TOTAL%
0) No30577.1
1) Yes9123.1
Missing4758
Total396100.0
915) Which one? Affiliated with known and potential community organizing groups; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported being formally affiliated with a community organizing group, organization, or network (CMORGGRP=1). [ARDA Note: Please see KNWNPLUS in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (KNWNPLUS)
 TOTAL%
0) No24661.8
1) Yes15238.1
Missing4757
Total398100.0
916) In the last 12 months, has your congregation hosted a clergyperson or preacher who lives in another country? (HOSTCLER)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes39029.5
2) No93170.5
Missing4006
Total1321100.0
917) From what country? [ARDA Note: Please see HOSTCLER1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HOSTCLER1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3841,269.232,698.68
918) Does your congregation send money directly to any congregation outside the United States? (SENDMONY)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes24818.7
2) No108281.4
Missing4006
Total1330100.0
919) In what country is that congregation? First mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported sending money to another congregation outside the United States (SENDMONY=1). (SNDMONY1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2422,456.933,919.59
920) In what country is that congregation? Second mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported sending money to another congregation outside the United States (SENDMONY=1). (SNDMONY2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1061,315.702,855.81
921) In what country is that congregation? Third mention; Remarks: This item was asked only if the congregation reported sending money to another congregation outside the United States (SENDMONY=1). (SNDMONY3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total451,374.732,959.21
922) Does your congregation operate with a formal, written annual budget? (BUDGET)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes392875.1
2) No129924.9
Missing87
Total5227100.0
923) What is the total amount of money your congregation received in income from all sources during your most recent fiscal year? Dollar amount (INCOME)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3,862282,915.901,201,513.09
924) Of this amount, how much came from individuals' donations, dues, or contributions? Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation reported zero income (INCOME=0), INCIND was set at zero. (INCIND)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3,724245,880.811,078,500.25
925) [2018-19 wording] What was your congregation's income from all sources two fiscal years ago, that is, 2016? Dollar amount; [ARDA Note: Please see INC2YA in the survey instrument for full question wording.] (INC2YA)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,658347,803.951,412,182.50
926) Is your congregation's current income greater than, less than, or the same as your congregation's income from all sources two fiscal years ago? Remarks: This item was asked only if the respondent didn't report a dollar amount for INC2YA. (INC2YA1)
 TOTAL%
1) Greater than28337.7
2) The same21228.3
3) Less than25634.1
Missing4709
Total751100.0
927) Has your congregation held a capital campaign in the last five years? (CAPCPGN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes25819.5
2) No106280.5
Missing4011
Total1320100.0
928) How much did your capital campaign raise in the last five years? Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation did not hold a capital campaign in the last five years (CAPCPGN=2), CAPCPGN1 was set at zero. (CAPCPGN1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,27498,812.27782,189.63
929) Does your congregation have a mortgage, loan, or other outstanding debt? (CONGDEBT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes33425.5
2) No97674.5
Missing4020
Total1310100.0
930) What is the current balance on that debt? Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation reported no outstanding debt (CONGDEBT=2), CNGDEBT1 was set at zero. (CNGDEBT1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,266135,817.531,611,973.91
931) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] During your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation receive any income from the rent of your building or property? [ARDA Note: Please see INCBLDG1 in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (INCBLDG1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes58322.5
2) No200677.5
Missing2722
Total2589100.0
932) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] During your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation receive any income from the rent of your building or property? [ARDA Note: Please see RENTBLDG in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (RENTBLDG)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes65427.8
2) No169772.2
Missing2907
Total2351100.0
933) How much? Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation reported no income from their building (INCBLDG1=2 in 1998 and 2006-07; RENTBLDG=2 in 2012 and 2018-19), INCBLDG2 (1998 and 2006-07) or RNTBLDG1 (2012 and 2018-19) was set at zero. See also remarks for INCBLDG1 and RENTBLDG. (INCBLDG2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,5084,235.0250,910.59
934) How much? Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation reported no income from their building (INCBLDG1=2 in 1998 and 2006-07; RENTBLDG=2 in 2012 and 2018-19), INCBLDG2 (1998 and 2006-07) or RNTBLDG1 (2012 and 2018-19) was set at zero. See also remarks for INCBLDG1 and RENTBLDG. (RNTBLDG1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,2564,795.2739,983.35
935) During your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation receive any income from your denomination or religious group? (INCDEN1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes13211.1
2) No106189.0
Missing4157
Total1193100.0
936) How much? Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation reported no income from their denomination (INCDEN1=2), INCDEN2 was set at zero. (INCDEN2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1391,221.0815,883.76
937) What was your total congregational budget for the most recent fiscal year - the total amount that your congregation spent for all purposes, including standard operating costs, salaries, money sent to your denomination or other religious organizations, and all other purposes? Dollar amount (SPEND)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3,839249,871.291,081,502.05
938) [2018-19 wording] In your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation give any money to your denomination, diocese, or convention? [ARDA Note: Please see SPNDDEN1 in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (SPNDDEN1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes354469.7
2) No153930.3
Missing239
Total5083100.0
939) How much? Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation reported not giving any money to their denomination (SPNDDEN1=2), SPNDDEN2 was set at zero. (SPNDDEN2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4,31216,641.74119,275.71
940) In the most recent fiscal year, did your congregation give any money to any other religious organizations or agencies, whether or not they are affiliated with your denomination? (SPNDREL1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes60351.3
2) No57248.7
Missing4165
Total1175100.0
941) How much? Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation did not give money to any religious organizations (SPNDREL1=2), SPNDREL2 was set at zero. (SPNDREL2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,0812,997.4415,934.12
942) Does your congregation have an endowment, savings account, or other reserve fund? (ENDOW)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes306260.9
2) No196739.1
Missing319
Total5029100.0
943) Do you have more than one such account or fund? Remarks: This item is only asked if ENDOW = 1. If ENDOW=2, ENDOWONE was set at 2. (ENDOWONE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes39833.7
2) No78266.2
Missing4212
Total1180100.0
944) How much is in it? Dollar amount; Remarks: If a congregation did not have an endowment, savings account or other reserve fund (ENDOW=2), ENDOWAMT was set at zero. [ARDA Note: Please see ENDOWAMT in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (ENDOWAMT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4,184132,779.231,181,305.50
945) Has your congregation filed with the Internal Revenue Service for its own official 501(c)(3) status? (IRS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, only through denomination32829.7
2) Yes, on our own47142.7
3) No30427.6
Missing4252
Total1103100.0
946) In the past 12 months, has your congregation tried to obtain any sort of permit or license from a government authority or office? (PERMIT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes20517.0
2) No100583.0
Missing4131
Total1210100.0
947) For what purpose did you need this permit or license? Remarks: This item was asked only if a congregation reported trying to obtain a permit or license (PERMIT=1), and generated a set of verbatim responses that are coded in PERMPURP. (PERMPURP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1968.357.94
948) What was the outcome of your effort to obtain the necessary permit or form? Remarks: This item was asked only if a congregation reported trying to obtain a permit or license (PERMIT=1). (GETPERM1)
 TOTAL%
1) Permit or license was granted18691.6
2) Permit or license was refused21.0
4) Application process is ongoing136.2
5) Other20.8
Missing4909
Total203100.0
949) Thinking of the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants in your congregation, about what percent would you say are new to this congregation in the past year? That is, how many have become involved since [month/last year]? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for NEWPCT. (NEWPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,18917.7219.85
950) Thinking again of these [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percent would you say are female? Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for FEMPCT. (FEMPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,24461.1713.73
951) About what percentage would you say have four-year degrees or more? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for BAPCT. (BAPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4,83031.0327.19
952) About what percentage of the regular adult participants have less than a high school diploma? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for NODIPPCT. (NODIPPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,09714.1221.69
953) Of the regular adult participants, about what percentage would you say are over 60 years old? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for GT60PCT. (GT60PCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,25935.7224.89
954) What percentage of the regular adult participants would you say are under 35 years old? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for LT35PCT. (LT35PCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,23325.9418.95
955) Still thinking about the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percentage would you say live within a ten minute walk of the place where you meet? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for SHRTWPCT. (SHRTWPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,19616.8121.10
956) What percent would you say live within a ten minute drive of the place where you meet? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for SHRTDPCT. (SHRTDPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,65758.0931.06
957) What percent live more than a 30-minute drive away? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for LONGDPCT. (LONGDPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3,94413.9221.45
958) [2006-07 wording] Still thinking about the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percent would you say live in households with income under $25,000 a year? Percent of regular adult participants; [ARDA Note: Please see POORPCT1 in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (POORPCT1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,28632.7830.08
959) Still thinking about the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants, what percent would you say live in households with income under $35,000 a year? Percent of regular adult participants; [ARDA Note: Please see POORPCT2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POORPCT2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,22133.0628.39
960) What percent would you say live in households with income higher than $100,000 a year? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for RICHPCT1. [ARDA Note: Please see RICHPCT1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (RICHPCT1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,4266.6313.31
961) What percent would you say live in households with income higher than $140,000 a year? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for RICHPCT2. See also remarks for RICHPCT1. (RICHPCT2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,2588.2814.46
962) What percent would you say own their own store or business? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for OWNPCT. (OWNPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1409.4715.02
963) What percent of the regular adult participants in your congregation are white and non-Hispanic? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for WHITEPCT. (WHITEPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,26464.7342.32
964) What percent are Black or African American? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for BLACKPCT. (BLACKPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,26823.8038.92
965) Hispanic or Latino? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for LATINPCT. (LATINPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,2616.3718.67
966) What is the largest specific Hispanic ethnicity in your congregation? [ARDA Note: Please see HISPETH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HISPETH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total45015.2014.84
967) Asian or Pacific Islander? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for ASIANPCT. (ASIANPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,2193.0813.51
968) American Indian? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for AMINDPCT. (AMINDPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2,8021.127.52
969) What percent are an ethnicity other than the ones I've mentioned? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for OTHPCT. (OTHPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2443.0114.46
970) Any other ethnic groups? (OTHRGRP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes13211.7
2) No99488.3
Missing4198
Total1126100.0
971) Specify: First mention; Remarks: If congregations reported having other ethnic groups (OTHRGRP=1), they were asked to specify the three largest groups in ETHNIC1 through ETHNIC3. This item generated verbatim responses that were coded for ETHNIC1-ETHNIC3. (ETHNIC1)
 TOTAL%
1) Latin American109.4
2) Asian76.3
3) African32.8
4) Middle Eastern109.6
5) Pacific Islander21.6
6) Native American6560.2
7) European44.1
8) Eastern European43.3
9) North American33.1
Missing5152
Total108100.0
972) Specify: Second mention; Remarks: If congregations reported having other ethnic groups (OTHRGRP=1), they were asked to specify the three largest groups in ETHNIC1 through ETHNIC3. This item generated verbatim responses that were coded for ETHNIC1-ETHNIC3. (ETHNIC2)
 TOTAL%
1) Latin American627.3
2) Asian27.5
3) African418.2
4) Middle Eastern15.9
5) Pacific Islander00.1
6) Native American14.2
7) European522.3
8) Eastern European315.8
Missing5282
Total22100.0
973) Specify: Third mention; Remarks: If congregations reported having other ethnic groups (OTHRGRP=1), they were asked to specify the three largest groups in ETHNIC1 through ETHNIC3. This item generated verbatim responses that were coded for ETHNIC1-ETHNIC3. (ETHNIC3)
 TOTAL%
1) Latin American438.0
2) Asian01.0
3) African18.4
4) Middle Eastern16.6
5) Pacific Islander110.0
7) European112.0
8) Eastern European19.0
9) North American110.0
10) Mixed- Diverse00.4
Missing5309
Total10100.0
974) Of the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regular adult participants in your congregation, what percent would you say have come to the United States within the past five years? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for IMMPCT. (IMMPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,1322.249.62
975) What is the country of origin of the largest specific immigrant group in your congregation? [ARDA Note: Please see IMMETH in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (IMMETH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2312,006.313,556.36
976) Of the regular adult participants in your congregation, about what percent live in households in which there are two married adults with children living at home? Percent of regular adult participants; [ARDA Note: Please see TFAMPCT in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (TFAMPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4,95638.3927.73
977) What percent live in households in which there are children with just one parent? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for SPARPCT. (SPARPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,11110.8815.09
978) Of the [NUMBER FROM NUMADLTS] regularly participating adults, how many would you say have served in some sort of leadership role in this congregation - such as chairing a committee, serving as an officer, teaching a class, or other leadership roles - within the past 12 months? Percent of regular adult participants (LEADPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,22139.6039.25
979) How many only attend services without participating in any other way in the congregation's life? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for ONLYPCT. (ONLYPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,20736.6126.10
980) Of these [NUMBER FROM LEADPCT] people who have served in leadership roles in the past 12 months, how many of them are male and how many are female? Number of males; Remarks: If a congregation reported no people serving as leaders, MALELEAD and FEMLEAD were set at zero. (MALELEAD)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,15516.2631.10
981) Of these [NUMBER FROM LEADPCT] people who have served in leadership roles in the past 12 months, how many of them are male and how many are female? Number of females; Remarks: If a congregation reported no people serving as leaders, MALELEAD and FEMLEAD were set at zero. (FEMLEAD)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,15319.1643.12
982) How many regular adult participants in your congregation are openly gay or lesbian? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for GAYPCT. (GAYPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2841.919.14
983) How many are unemployed, that is, involuntarily out of work? Percent of regular adult participants; Remarks: If an informant replied with an absolute number rather than a percent, we calculated a percent for UNEMPCT. (UNEMPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2686.9512.95
984) Have any official congregational committees or boards met in the past 12 months? (COMMITTEE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes106587.6
2) No15012.3
Missing4121
Total1215100.0
985) How many committees have met in the past 12 months? Number of committees; Remarks: If a congregation reported no committees meeting in the past 12 months (COMMITTEE=2), NUMCOMM was set at zero. (NUMCOMM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1545.5210.15
986) Is there one committee that is the most important governing body or coordinating committee in your congregation? (MAINCOMM)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes98582.1
2) No21417.8
Missing4121
Total1199100.0
987) How many people are currently on it? Number of persons; Remarks: If a congregation reported no main committee (MAINCOMM=2), MAINSIZE was set at zero. (MAINSIZE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1759.1713.96
988) How many of the people currently on it are male and how many are female? Number of males; Remarks: If a congregation reported no main committee (MAINCOMM=2), MAINMALE and MAINFEM were set at zero. (MAINMALE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1775.226.52
989) How many of the people currently on it are male and how many are female? Number of females; Remarks: If a congregation reported no main committee (MAINCOMM=2), MAINMALE and MAINFEM were set at zero. (MAINFEM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,1653.737.37
990) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding what people should eat? (DIET)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes937.6
2) No113292.4
Missing4109
Total1225100.0
991) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding dancing? (DANCING)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes25320.6
2) No97379.4
Missing4107
Total1226100.0
992) Does your congregation prohibit smoking tobacco? (SMOKING)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes32526.5
2) No90173.5
Missing4107
Total1226100.0
993) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding what sorts of groups outside the congregation people can join? (JOINING)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes24420.1
2) No97380.0
Missing4114
Total1217100.0
994) Does your congregation prohibit the use of alcohol? (ALCOHOL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes51342.0
2) No70958.0
Missing4110
Total1222100.0
995) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding how much money people give to the congregation? (GIVING)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes25020.4
2) No97179.5
Missing4113
Total1221100.0
996) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms about who single people date or become romantically involved with? (DATING)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes22318.3
2) No99881.8
Missing4111
Total1221100.0
997) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms regarding cohabitation of unmarried adults? (COHABIT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes65553.8
2) No56246.2
Missing4115
Total1217100.0
998) Does your congregation have any special rules or norms concerning homosexual behavior? (HOMOSEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes71758.9
2) No49941.1
Missing4123
Total1216100.0
999) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: Someone who drinks alcohol in moderation? (MBRALCMD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes213777.6
2) No54819.9
3) Don't know682.5
Missing2588
Total2753100.0
1000) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: An unmarried couple who live together? (MBRCOHBT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes166560.4
2) No96034.8
3) Don't know1314.7
Missing2588
Total2756100.0
1001) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: Someone who publicly supported a woman's right to choose with regard to abortion? (MBRRCHSE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes88859.2
2) No43629.0
3) Don't know17711.8
Missing3835
Total1501100.0
1002) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: Someone who publicly supported a right-to-life position on abortion? (MBRRLIFE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes128985.9
2) No1228.1
3) Don't know895.9
Missing3838
Total1500100.0
1003) [2012 wording] Would an openly gay or lesbian couple in a committed relationship be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation? [ARDA Note: Please see MBRGAY in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (MBRGAY)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes185545.8
2) No187646.3
3) Don't know3187.9
Missing1280
Total4049100.0
1004) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: Someone who drinks alcohol in moderation? (LDRALCMD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes158357.9
2) No107239.2
3) Don't know782.8
Missing2591
Total2733100.0
1005) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: An unmarried couple who live together? (LDRHOBHT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes90933.1
2) No171762.6
3) Don't know1184.3
Missing2593
Total2744100.0
1006) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: Someone who publicly supported a woman's right to choose with regard to abortion? (LDRRCHSE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes61440.9
2) No76050.7
3) Don't know1268.4
Missing3836
Total1500100.0
1007) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: Someone who publicly supported a right-to-life position on abortion? (LDRRLIFE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes122581.8
2) No16911.3
3) Don't know1057.0
Missing3836
Total1499100.0
1008) [2012 wording] Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would an openly gay or lesbian couple in a committed relationship be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members? [ARDA Note: Please see LDRGAY in the survey instrument for full remarks and question wording.] (LDRGAY)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes98124.3
2) No279369.1
3) Don't know2696.7
Missing1277
Total4043100.0
1009) Would your congregation allow a wedding of two people of the same sex to take place in your building? Remark: This item was asked only if the congregation owned their old building (OWNBLDG = 1). If the congregation reported not owning their own building (OWNBLDG=2), GAYWED was left as missing. (GAYWED)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes16515.8
2) No83379.4
3) Don't know514.8
Missing4192
Total1049100.0
1010) Some congregations have adopted written statements that officially welcome gays and lesbians. Has your congregation adopted such a statement? (WLMCSTMT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes855.8
2) No139694.3
Missing3843
Total1481100.0
1011) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Hold all of the volunteer leadership positions that men can hold? (WMNVLTR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes215676.3
2) No65623.2
3) Don't know130.5
Missing2505
Total2825100.0
1012) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Serve as full-fledged members of your congregation's main governing body or coordinating committee? (WMNBRD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes351486.2
2) No53713.2
3) Don't know250.6
Missing1257
Total4076100.0
1013) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Teach by themselves a class with adult men in it? (WMNTCH)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes239184.6
2) No38713.7
3) Don't know471.7
Missing2505
Total2825100.0
1014) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Preach at a main worship service? (WMNPRCH)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes277568.1
2) No127631.3
3) Don't know240.6
Missing1257
Total4075100.0
1015) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Be the head clergyperson or primary religious leader of your congregation? (WMNLEAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes217153.3
2) No183345.0
3) Don't know721.8
Missing1256
Total4076100.0
1016) Politically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (LIBCON)
 TOTAL%
1) More conservative280355.3
2) Right in the middle175034.5
3) More liberal51810.2
Missing265
Total5071100.0
1017) More elaborate scale of political leaning; Remarks: This variable was constructed from answers to LIBCON and follow-up questions 276a and 276b. (LIBCON7)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely conservative13011.0
2) Moderately conservative34328.9
3) Slightly conservative665.5
4) Right in the middle46639.3
5) Slightly liberal131.1
6) Moderately liberal1119.4
7) Extremely liberal554.6
Missing4156
Total1184100.0
1018) Theologically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (THEOLOGY)
 TOTAL%
1) More conservative311160.1
2) Right in the middle152629.5
3) More liberal54110.4
Missing146
Total5178100.0
1019) More elaborate scale of theological leaning; Remarks: This variable was constructed from answers to THEOLOGY and follow-up questions 277a and 277b. (THEOLOGY7)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely conservative22519.0
2) Moderately conservative36630.8
3) Slightly conservative453.8
4) Right in the middle40634.2
5) Slightly liberal211.8
6) Moderately liberal645.4
7) Extremely liberal584.9
Missing4135
Total1185100.0
1020) When it comes to the overall religious identity or culture of your congregation, would you say that your congregation tends to be fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, liberal, or do none of those terms describe your congregation well? Remarks: This item was asked only of Protestant congregations. (IDENTITY)
 TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist20315.7
2) Evangelical57043.9
3) Mainline22517.3
4) Liberal443.4
5) None25719.8
Missing4284
Total1299100.0
1021) In every congregation, disagreements and conflicts occasionally arise. Within the last two years, has your congregation experienced a conflict for which a special meeting was called specifically to deal with the disagreement? (CONFLCT1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes70425.9
2) No201674.1
Missing2617
Total2720100.0
1022) What was this conflict about? Education/school; [ARDA Note: Please see EDUSCH1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (EDUSCH1)
 TOTAL%
0) No149299.7
1) Yes40.3
Missing3839
Total1496100.0
1023) What was this conflict about? Homosexuality; [ARDA Note: Please see GAYLES1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GAYLES1)
 TOTAL%
0) No148799.3
1) Yes100.6
Missing3839
Total1497100.0
1024) What was this conflict about? Leaders or leadership; [ARDA Note: Please see LEADER1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LEADER1)
 TOTAL%
0) No145096.8
1) Yes473.1
Missing3839
Total1497100.0
1025) What was this conflict about? Money or financial management; [ARDA Note: Please see MONEY1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (MONEY1)
 TOTAL%
0) No147098.2
1) Yes271.8
Missing3839
Total1497100.0
1026) What was this conflict about? Some other issue; [ARDA Note: Please see OTHER1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OTHER1)
 TOTAL%
0) No133088.9
1) Yes16611.1
Missing3839
Total1496100.0
1027) What was this conflict about? Clergyperson; [ARDA Note: Please see PASTOR1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PASTOR1)
 TOTAL%
0) No140694.0
1) Yes906.0
Missing3839
Total1496100.0
1028) Within the last two years, has your congregation experienced a conflict that led some people to leave the congregation? (CONFLCT2)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes72426.7
2) No198873.3
Missing2627
Total2712100.0
1029) What was this conflict about? Education/school; [ARDA Note: Please see EDUSCH2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (EDUSCH2)
 TOTAL%
0) No148799.7
1) Yes50.3
Missing3845
Total1492100.0
1030) What was this conflict about? Homosexuality; [ARDA Note: Please see GAYLES2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GAYLES2)
 TOTAL%
0) No147198.6
1) Yes211.4
Missing3845
Total1492100.0
1031) What was this conflict about? Leaders or leadership; [ARDA Note: Please see LEADER2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LEADER2)
 TOTAL%
0) No144596.9
1) Yes473.1
Missing3845
Total1492100.0
1032) What was this conflict about? Money or financial management; [ARDA Note: Please see MONEY2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (MONEY2)
 TOTAL%
0) No147098.5
1) Yes221.5
Missing3845
Total1492100.0
1033) What was this conflict about? Some other issue; [ARDA Note: Please see OTHER2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OTHER2)
 TOTAL%
0) No133389.4
1) Yes15910.6
Missing3845
Total1492100.0
1034) What was this conflict about? Clergyperson; [ARDA Note: Please see PASTOR2 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PASTOR2)
 TOTAL%
0) No135390.7
1) Yes1399.3
Missing3845
Total1492100.0
1035) Did the people who left start a new congregation of their own? Remarks: This item was asked only in 2006-07, if congregations reported a conflict that led people to leave the congregation (CONFLICT2=1). (CONFLCT2B)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes276.8
2) No36793.1
Missing4968
Total394100.0
1036) Within the last two years, has your congregation experienced a conflict that led to the departure of a clergyperson or other religious leader? (CONFLCT3)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1298.7
2) No136291.4
Missing3844
Total1491100.0
1037) What was this conflict about? Education/school; [ARDA Note: Please see EDUSCH3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (EDUSCH3)
 TOTAL%
0) No149199.9
1) Yes10.1
Missing3844
Total1492100.0
1038) What was this conflict about? Homosexuality; [ARDA Note: Please see GAYLES3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (GAYLES3)
 TOTAL%
0) No149199.9
1) Yes10.1
Missing3844
Total1492100.0
1039) What was this conflict about? Leaders or leadership; [ARDA Note: Please see LEADER3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (LEADER3)
 TOTAL%
0) No148099.2
1) Yes120.8
Missing3844
Total1492100.0
1040) What was this conflict about? Money or financial management; [ARDA Note: Please see MONEY3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (MONEY3)
 TOTAL%
0) No148599.5
1) Yes70.5
Missing3844
Total1492100.0
1041) What was this conflict about? Some other issue; [ARDA Note: Please see OTHER3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (OTHER3)
 TOTAL%
0) No147098.5
1) Yes221.5
Missing3844
Total1492100.0
1042) What was this conflict about? Clergyperson; [ARDA Note: Please see PASTOR3 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (PASTOR3)
 TOTAL%
0) No140394.1
1) Yes885.9
Missing3844
Total1491100.0
1043) Mode of questionnaire administration (MODE)
 TOTAL%
1) Over the phone431882.3
2) In person91417.4
3) Combination of over the phone and in person160.3
Missing110
Total5248100.0
1044) Year of interview (INTYEAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,3322,008.627.31
1045) Number of General Social Survey (GSS) respondents who nominated each congregation (NOMINATE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,2811.110.60
1046) Did the respondent consult anyone else during the interview about answer to any questions? (CNSLTPER)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes3889.6
2) No367090.4
3) [ARDA note: unknown code]20.1
Missing1281
Total4060100.0
1047) Did the respondent consult an annual report, financial statement, or any other document to get answers to any questions? (CNSLTDOC)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes106326.5
2) No293273.2
3) [ARDA note: unknown code]120.3
Missing1347
Total4007100.0
1048) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (ATTITUDE)
 TOTAL%
1) Friendly and interested343384.6
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested55113.6
3) Impatient and restless681.7
4) Hostile60.2
Missing1282
Total4058100.0
1049) Indicates that case was selected for 2006-07 or 2018-19 panel sample. Remarks: PANEL_06 indicates 1998 cases that were selected for the 2006-07 panel, some of which did not participate again in 2006-07. (PANEL_06)
 TOTAL%
0) No237586.7
1) Yes36513.3
Missing2593
Total2740100.0
1050) Cases with data in both 1998 and 2006-07 or in both 2012 and 2018-19. Remarks: DUP_06 indicates 1998 cases that are also in 2006. Note that not all duplicate cases are also panel cases. There are a handful of cases that are duplicates, but were not selected for the panel. (DUP_06)
 TOTAL%
0) No244489.2
1) Yes29610.8
Missing2593
Total2740100.0
1051) ID number to identify duplicate pair cases. Remarks: DUP_ID_06 identifies 1998 and 2006 paired cases. (DUP_ID_06)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total296121.4971.82
1052) Indicates that case was selected for 2006-07 or 2018-19 panel sample. Remarks: PANEL_18 indicates 2012 cases that were selected for the 2018-19 panel, some of which did not participate again in 2018-19. (PANEL_18)
 TOTAL%
0) No154559.6
1) Yes104840.4
Missing2740
Total2593100.0
1053) Cases with data in both 1998 and 2006-07 or in both 2012 and 2018-19; Remarks: DUP_18 indicates 2012 cases that are also in the 2018-19 data. Note that not all duplicate cases are also panel cases. There are a handful of cases that are duplicates, but were not selected for the panel. (DUP_18)
 TOTAL%
0) No177468.4
1) Yes81831.6
Missing2741
Total2592100.0
1054) ID number to identify duplicate pair cases; Remarks: DUP_ID_18 identifies 2012 and 2018-19 paired cases. (DUP_ID_18)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total818295.96164.62
1055) Congregation's set membership (SET)
1056) NCS interview was conducted in Spanish; Remarks: Starting in 2006-07, the NCS interview was available in Spanish. (NCSSPAN)
 TOTAL%
0) No279098.3
1) Yes471.7
Missing2496
Total2837100.0
1057) Was the interview conducted in English or Spanish? (IWLANGUAGE)
 TOTAL%
1) English124198.8
2) Spanish60.5
3) Combination of English and Spanish90.7
Missing4082
Total1256100.0
1058) Congregation selected for NCS as part of Hispanic over-sample; [ARDA Note: Please see HISPOVER1 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HISPOVER)
 TOTAL%
0) No126895.3
1) Yes634.7
Missing4002
Total1331100.0
1059) If congregation is multisite (MULTISITE_2=1), which site or sites did R have in mind when answering questions about the congregation as a whole? (WHICHSITE)
 TOTAL%
1) All of them treated together as one congregation7858.1
2) One of the them3526.3
3) Respondent answered some questions with all sites in mind; answered other questions with one site in mind2014.6
4) Other21.8
Missing5135
Total135100.0
1060) Weight for all cases, including the panel cases, ignoring duplicate nominations. Allows users to analyze data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_ALL4_CONG_IGN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,3333.834.02
1061) Weight for all cases, including the panel cases, taking account of duplicate nominations. Allows users to analyze data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_ALL4_CONG_DUP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,3331.001.72
1062) Weight for all cases, including the panel cases, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_ALL4_ATTENDEE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5,3331.260.84
1063) Weight for all cases nominated in the 2006 GSS, ignoring duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. (WT_WAVE2_CONG_IGN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,4543.233.38
1064) Weight for all cases nominated in the 2006 GSS, taking account of duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE2_CONG_DUP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,4543.413.46
1065) Weight for all cases nominated in the 2006 GSS, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE2_ATTENDEE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,4541.100.70
1066) Weight for panel cases from Waves I and II, ignoring duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_PANEL12_CONG_IGN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2963.723.64
1067) Weight for panel cases from Waves I and II, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_PANEL12_ATTENDEE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2961.090.53
1068) Weight for Wave III cases dropping all those in the Hispanic oversample (i.e., 2008 panel and 2010 panel ballot B nominations that were not also nominated in other ballots), ignoring duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE3_NOHISP_CONG_IGN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2684.424.85
1069) Weight for Wave III cases dropping all those in the Hispanic oversample (i.e., 2008 panel and 2010 panel ballot B nominations that were not also nominated in other ballots), taking account of duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE3_NOHISP_CONG_DUP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2684.454.64
1070) Weight for Wave III cases dropping all those in the Hispanic oversample (i.e., 2008 panel and 2010 panel ballot B nominations that were not also nominated in other ballots), ignoring duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE3_NOHISP_ATTENDEE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1,2681.350.94
1071) Weight for Wave III cases nominated by Hispanic GSS cases, ignoring duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE3_HISP_CONG_IGN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1387.177.28
1072) Weight for Wave III cases nominated by Hispanic GSS cases, taking account of duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE3_HISP_CONG_DUP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1387.086.94
1073) Weight for Wave III cases nominated by Hispanic GSS cases, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE3_HISP_ATTENDEE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1381.541.00
1074) Weight for panel cases from Waves III and IV, ignoring duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_PANEL34_CONG_IGN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8183.834.70
1075) Weight for panel cases from Waves III and IV, taking account of duplicate nominations. This weight allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_PANEL34_CONG_DUP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8183.834.45
1076) Weight for panel cases from Waves III and IV, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_PANEL34_ATTENDEE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8181.341.14
1077) Weight for Wave IV cases nominated in 2018, ignoring duplicate nominations. This weight allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE4_CONG_IGN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total9843.242.78
1078) Weight for Wave IV cases nominated in 2018, taking account of duplicate nominations. This weight allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE4_CONG_DUP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total9843.292.81
1079) Weight for Wave IV cases nominated in 2018, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. Remarks: See Appendix A for details on weights. (WT_WAVE4_ATTENDEE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total9841.200.81
1080) At least 30 percent of people in the congregation's census tract are below the official poverty level. [ARDA Note: Please see POOR30_ALL4 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (POOR30_ALL4)
 TOTAL%
0) No452785.4
1) Yes77314.6
Missing4
Total5300100.0
1081) At least 80 percent of people in the congregation's census tract are African American. [ARDA Note: Please see BLCK80_4 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (BLCK80_4)
 TOTAL%
0) No509296.1
1) Yes2083.9
Missing3
Total5300100.0
1082) Percent of people in the congregation's census tract who are Hispanic. [ARDA Note: Please see HISPANIC_ALL4 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (HISPANIC_ALL4)
 TOTAL%
1) Zero through 4.9315659.5
2) Five thru 100214440.5
Missing3
Total5300100.0
1083) The congregation's census tract is predominately urban, predominately suburban, or predominately rural [based on census data]. [ARDA Note: Please see URBAN_ALL4 in the survey instrument for full remarks.] (URBAN_ALL4)
 TOTAL%
1) Urban - Inside Urbanized Areas [Labeled as 'Urban in previous NCS datasets]258848.8
2) Suburban - Inside Urban Clusters [Labeled as 'Suburban' in previous NCS datasets]96518.2
3) Rural174833.0
Missing3
Total5301100.0
1084) Year the congregation was founded (FOUNDED) - recoded (FOUNDCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Before 1900130425.5
2) 1900-1949123224.1
3) 1950-1989150229.4
4) 1990 or later106820.9
Missing162
Total5106100.0
1085) Year the congregation began worship in its current location (STRTWRSH) - recoded (WORSHCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Before 190019817.0
2) 1900-194930225.9
3) 1950-198946639.9
4) 1990 or later20117.2
Missing4142
Total1167100.0
1086) Number of people associated with congregation in any way (NUMTOTAL) - recoded (NUMTTLCT)
 TOTAL%
1) 5 to 99184434.8
2) 100 to 249172832.6
3) 250 to 999131924.9
4) 1,000 to 2,9992635.0
5) 3,000 or more1502.8
Missing42
Total5304100.0
1087) Number of people (adults and children) who regularly participate in congregation (NUMREGLR) - recoded (NUMREGCT)
 TOTAL%
1) 5 to 49178333.5
2) 50 to 99138526.0
3) 100 to 249133025.0
4) 250 to 99965812.4
5) 1,000 to 2,9991272.4
6) 3,000 or more350.7
Missing32
Total5318100.0
1088) Number of regularly participating adults in congregation (NUMADLTS) - recoded (NUMADCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) 5 to 49254147.6
2) 50 to 99129224.2
3) 100 to 24997018.2
4) 250 to 9994448.3
5) 1,000 to 2,999741.4
6) 3,000 or more120.2
Total5333100.0
1089) Number of regularly participating adults in congregation 2 years ago (NMADULT2) - recoded (NMAD2CAT)
 TOTAL%
1) 1 to 49115046.5
2) 50 to 9961825.0
3) 100 to 24946218.7
4) 250 to 9991947.9
5) 1,000 to 2,999341.4
6) 3,000 or more120.5
Missing2926
Total2470100.0
1090) Year current leader became head or senior clergyperson (CLERYEAR) - recoded (CLERYRCT)
 TOTAL%
1) Before 19802575.2
2) 1980 to 19894328.7
3) 1990 to 1999152130.6
4) 2000 to 2009169134.1
5) 2010 to 2019106221.4
Missing265
Total4963100.0
1091) Age of head or senior clergyperson (CLERGAGE) - recoded (CLERAGCT)
 TOTAL%
1) 21 to 4069214.1
2) 41 to 50129226.2
3) 51 to 60154431.4
4) 61 or older139528.3
Missing307
Total4923100.0
1092) Number of full-time paid staff (FTSTAFF) - recoded (FTSTFCAT)
 TOTAL%
0) None194036.7
1) 1193336.6
2) 2 to 5109320.7
3) 6 to 101803.4
4) Eleven or more1372.6
Missing24
Total5283100.0
1093) Number of full-time paid ministerial staff (MINSTAFF) - recoded (MINSTFCT)
 TOTAL%
0) None153438.0
1) 1177844.0
2) 2 to 564215.9
3) 6 to 10651.6
4) Eleven or more230.6
Missing1257
Total4042100.0
1094) Number of part-time paid employees (PTSTAFF) - recoded (PTSTFCAT)
 TOTAL%
0) None190736.1
1) 196418.3
2) 2 to 5189535.9
3) 6 to 103787.2
4) Eleven or more1352.6
Missing70
Total5279100.0
1095) Number of part-time paid ministerial employees (PTMINSTF) - recoded (PTMINCAT)
 TOTAL%
0) None135852.8
1) 175729.4
2) 2 to 542216.4
3) 6 to 10301.2
4) Eleven or more50.2
Missing2773
Total2572100.0
1096) Number of worship services held in an average week (NUMSERV1) - recoded (NSERVCAT)
 TOTAL%
0) None170.3
1) 1174832.9
2) 2150328.3
3) 3 to 4156929.5
4) 5 or more4789.0
Missing11
Total5315100.0
1097) Length of main service in minutes (LENGTH) - recoded (LENGTHCT)
 TOTAL%
1) 60 minutes or less181334.1
2) 61 to 90 minutes199837.6
3) 91 to 120 minutes83815.8
4) More than 2 hours66712.5
Missing12
Total5316100.0
1098) Length of sermon in minutes (SERMTIME) - recoded (SERMCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) 10 minutes or less55710.5
2) 11 to 20 minutes147027.8
3) 21 to 40 minutes226442.8
4) More than 40 minutes99718.8
Missing44
Total5288100.0
1099) Number of speakers or readers at main service (NUMSPOKE) - recoded (NSPKRCAT)
 TOTAL%
0) None826.8
1) 125621.2
2) 231125.7
3) 321617.8
4) 413210.9
5) 5 or more21317.6
Missing4118
Total1210100.0
1100) Minutes during main worship service taken up by music (MUSICMIN) - recoded (MUSICCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) 10 minutes or less65912.5
2) 11 to 20 minutes233344.1
3) 21 to 40 minutes173032.7
4) More than 40 minutes56310.6
Missing60
Total5285100.0
1101) Number of minutes spent socializing before and after main service (SOCLTIME) - recoded (SOCLCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) 10 minutes or less40510.0
2) 11 to 20 minutes113327.9
3) 21 to 40 minutes139434.3
4) More than 40 minutes113327.9
Missing1279
Total4065100.0
1102) Number of people (adults and children) at main service (NUMATTND) - recoded (ATTMNCAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than 50207339.1
2) 50 to 99146227.6
3) 100 to 249129824.5
4) 250 to 9994438.3
5) 1,000 or more310.6
Missing50
Total5307100.0
1103) Total attendance (adults and children) at all weekend services (TOTATTND) - recoded (TOTATTCT)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than 5061723.2
2) 50 to 9957921.8
3) 100 to 24984431.7
4) 250 to 99951519.3
5) 1,000 to 2,999843.1
6) 3,000 or more240.9
Missing2081
Total2663100.0
1104) Number of religious education classes meeting at least once per month (NUMCLASS) - recoded (NCLASSCT)
 TOTAL%
0) None1108.9
1) 1 to 339432.0
2) 4 to 942234.3
3) 10 to 1921117.2
4) 20 or more927.5
Missing4130
Total1229100.0
1105) Number of children 12 and under attending at least one class in a typical week (KIDNO) - recoded (KIDNOCAT)
 TOTAL%
0) None16113.3
1) 1 to 2570158.1
2) 26 to 5017814.7
3) 51 to 100957.8
4) 101 to 250524.3
5) More than 250211.7
Missing4136
Total1208100.0
1106) Number of teens (13-18) attending at least one class in typical week (TEENNO) - recoded (TEENNOCT)
 TOTAL%
0) None16914.0
1) 1 to 2588673.5
2) 26 to 501038.5
3) 51 to 100282.4
4) More than 100191.6
Missing4141
Total1205100.0
1107) Number of adults attending at least one class in a typical week (ADLTNO) - recoded (ADLTNOCT)
 TOTAL%
0) None16413.4
1) 1 to 2560249.3
2) 26 to 5025921.2
3) 51 to 10012710.4
4) 101 to 250564.6
5) More than 250151.3
Missing4126
Total1223100.0
1108) Number of choirs or musical groups (NUMCHOIR) - recoded (CHOIRCAT)
 TOTAL%
0) None43635.5
1) 132426.4
2) 2 to 330524.8
3) 4 to 51018.2
4) 6 or more625.0
Missing4111
Total1228100.0
1109) Number of regularly participating teens (TEENRGLR) - recoded (TEENCAT)
 TOTAL%
0) None44711.1
1) 1 to 25296773.4
2) 26 to 503909.7
3) 51 to 1001593.9
4) More than 100792.0
Missing1378
Total4042100.0
1110) Number of groups meeting at least once a month, in past 12 months (NUMGRPX) - recoded (GRPXCAT)
 TOTAL%
0) None31627.1
1) 1 to 350143.0
2) 4 to 620317.5
3) 7 to 10635.4
4) More than 10827.0
Missing4198
Total1165100.0
1111) Number of people in groups meeting at least once a month, past 12 months (INGRPX) - recoded (INGRPXCT)
 TOTAL%
0) None31627.5
1) 1 to 1013711.9
2) 11 to 2521118.3
3) 26 to 5020217.6
4) 51 to 10016914.7
5) More than 1001149.9
Missing4211
Total1149100.0
1112) Number of groups meeting less than once a month, in past 12 months (NUMGRPY) - recoded (GRPYCAT)
 TOTAL%
0) None85271.3
1) 1 to 322118.5
2) 4 to 6756.3
3) 7 or more463.9
Missing4167
Total1194