Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: QJ-004-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1971

Subject Area: Religion

Bibliographic Citation: Churches and church membership in the United States, 1971.  [machine-readable data file] / National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7520

Comments: For more information see a related publication: Bureau of Research and Survey, Division of Home Missions, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, Churches and Church Membership in the United States: An Enumeration and Analysis by Counties, States and Regions, New York, NY, 1957. (Historical Library Call No: BR 525 N3). LG. 9/18/2007 a copy of the data and codebooks can be found on Linux at: /cdelibrary/dali/c7/religion

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 2 volumes hard copy; includes report volume mentioned in comment field.

Abstract: A file containing information on the membership of 53 Christian church denominations has been acquired by ICPSR. Included in the dataset are estimates or enumerations by denomination of the numbers of churches, full members, and adherents collected by NCCC from each reporting denomination. The data are recorded for the nation, regions, states, SMSAs, and counties. This dataset was obtained from the Office of Research, Evaluation and Planning of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the United States. Under terms of the acquisition arrangement with the NCCC, this dataset is available from ICPSR to scholars at Consortium member institutions only.

SUBJECT TERMS: churches. county-level. membership. religion. social attitudes and behavior. states. Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas. United States.

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