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Table 2 Structural characteristics of participating parishes, CRUZA study, baseline survey (N = 49)

From: Enhancing organizational capacity to provide cancer control programs among Latino churches: design and baseline findings of the CRUZA Study

  Participating parishes  
  (N = 49)  
Resources Mean SD(Range)
Size of congregation 2020 1828 (60–7741)
Percent Latino 46 30 (1–100)
Percent of congregation that volunteer 9 15 (0–70)
Amount of weekly collection 5115 4037 (350–20000)
Years of Spanish Mass offered 29 14 (2–62)
Parish leadership   
Number of full-time paid pastoral staff 6 8 (0–44)
Parish leaders %  
Percent of pastors with a graduate degree 73  
Parish health programming   
Percent of parishes with a health ministry 18  
Percent of parishes with health programs 33  
Existing collaborations   
Percent of parishes with hospitals or health center collaborations 69