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ELCA rostered leaders seek a healthy body, mind and spirit.

Percentage of ELCA rostered leaders who report they don't exercise:

22% (Clergy)
24% (Lay)

Percentage of ELCA rostered leaders who report they exercise more than four times per week:

15% (Clergy)
15% (Lay)

Percentage or ELCA rostered leaders who report they are dissatisfied with their jobs:

7% (Clergy)
6% (Lay)

Percentage of ELCA rostered leaders who report they had financial problems in the past year:

18% (Clergy)
16% (Lay)

Percentage of ELCA rostered leaders who report they had family problems in the past year:

16% (Clergy)
17% (Lay)

Percentage of ELCA rostered leaders who report they are dissatisfied with their devotional life:

20% (Clergy)
22% (Lay)

Percentage of ELCA rostered leaders who report they are dissatisfied with their present vocation:

9% (Clergy)
8% (Lay)


In some areas, U.S. population healthier than ELCA leaders

ELCA clergy and rostered lay leaders report higher rates of several troubling health issues than the U.S. population:

Depression:

10% (U.S. population)
17% (Clergy)
17% (Lay leaders)

Overweight or obese:

55% (U.S. population)
68% (Clergy)
59% (Lay leaders)


Physical inactivity:

60% (U.S. population)
81% (Clergy)
80% (Lay leaders)

High blood pressure

23% (U.S. population)
22% (Clergy)
18% (Lay leaders)

Arthritis:

14% (U.S. population)
15% (Clergy)
20% (Lay leaders)


Cholesterol over 240:

19% (U.S. population)
4% (Clergy)
3% (Lay leaders)



SOURCE:ELCA MINISTERIAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROJECT


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