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Survey of Churches and Church Membership by County, 1952 (ICPSR 14)
Principal Investigator(s): National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.
This data collection contains information about church and religious organization membership by county in the United States for the year 1952. Information is provided on the number and percentage of members in churches such as the Congregational Christian, Methodist, Protestant Episcopalian, Roman Catholic, and Jewish congregations, as well as the percentage of the total population who are church members and those belonging to other faiths. Demographic variables provide information on median age, income, and education.
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National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. SURVEY OF CHURCHES AND CHURCH MEMBERSHIP BY COUNTY, 1952. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 197?. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00014.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00014.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Universe: All counties in the United States in the year 1952.
Data Types: administrative records data, and census data
United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census, and church records
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-03-18
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