U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2011, Fast Growing Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Leader Survey

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Congregation ID (CONGID)
2) SAMPLE (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) PCUSA Growing11155.2
4) PCUSA New9044.8
TOTAL201100.0
3) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (If none, check here:) (q1a) (NODENOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked201100.0
TOTAL201100.0
4) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (q1b1) (DENOM1)
TOTAL%
204) Presbyterian Church USA201100.0
TOTAL201100.0
5) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (q1b2) (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
17) American Baptist112.5
86) Conservative Congregational Christian Conference112.5
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America112.5
145) Methodist112.5
155) United Methodist Church225.0
224) United Church of Christ225.0
Missing193 
TOTAL8100.0
6) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (q1b3) (DENOM3)
TOTAL%
224) United Church of Christ1100.0
Missing200 
TOTAL1100.0
7) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (If you did not attend a congregation before age 12, check here) (q2a) (NODEN12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19396.0
1) Checked84.0
TOTAL201100.0
8) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (q2b1) (DEN12_1)
TOTAL%
15) Baptist126.0
17) American Baptist Churches31.5
37) Southern Baptist105.0
58) Disciples of Christ10.5
59) Christian Churches and Churches of Christ10.5
60) Churches of Christ10.5
84) Congregational Bible Churches10.5
91) Episcopal Church52.5
118) Lutheran42.0
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America10.5
125) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod10.5
145) Methodist63.0
155) United Methodist Church126.0
197) Presbyterian3316.4
203) Presbyterian Church in America10.5
204) Presbyterian Church USA7939.3
207) Christian Reformed Church in North America10.5
213) Roman Catholic Church105.0
224) United Church of Christ21.0
230) Congregationalist10.5
256) Reformed Presbyterian Church in North America10.5
265) United Church of Canada10.5
299) Protestant10.5
996) Churches overseas31.5
998) Non-denominational21.0
999) None84.0
TOTAL201100.0
9) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (q2b2) (DEN12_2)
TOTAL%
15) Baptist133.3
197) Presbyterian133.3
204) Presbyterian Church USA133.3
Missing198 
TOTAL3100.0
10) What is your present denomination? (If none, check here:) (q3a) (NOPRSDEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked201100.0
TOTAL201100.0
11) What is your present denomination? (q3b1) (DENOMPR)
TOTAL%
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America10.5
155) United Methodist Church10.5
197) Presbyterian3818.9
204) Presbyterian Church USA15878.6
211) Reformed Church in America10.5
224) United Church of Christ21.0
TOTAL201100.0
12) What is your present denomination? (q3b2) (DENOMPR2)
TOTAL%
86) Conservative Congregational Christian Conference1100.0
Missing200 
TOTAL1100.0
13) Are you ordained? (q4) (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19195.5
2) No, but I'm working toward ordination (Skip to AGECALLED)10.5
3) No (Skip to OTHOCC)84.0
Missing1 
TOTAL200100.0
14) If ordained, how old were you when you received full ordination as minister, pastor, priest, or rabbi? (q5) (AGEORD)
TOTAL%
21) 10.5
23) 21.0
24) 94.7
25) 2714.1
26) 3216.7
27) 199.9
28) 126.3
29) 126.3
30) 126.3
31) 42.1
32) 42.1
33) 21.0
34) 31.6
35) 42.1
36) 21.0
37) 42.1
38) 31.6
39) 42.1
40) 31.6
41) 31.6
42) 42.1
43) 21.0
44) 21.0
45) 42.1
47) 21.0
48) 21.0
50) 21.0
51) 21.0
52) 31.6
53) 31.6
55) 10.5
57) 10.5
59) 10.5
62) 10.5
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
15) Overall, how many YEARS have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (q6a) (YRSORD)
TOTAL%
0) 10.5
1) 21.0
2) 21.0
3) 52.6
4) 52.6
5) 31.6
6) 21.0
7) 52.6
8) 42.1
10) 63.1
11) 52.6
12) 73.7
13) 42.1
14) 31.6
15) 52.6
16) 31.6
17) 63.1
18) 52.6
19) 42.1
20) 52.6
21) 84.2
22) 10.5
23) 42.1
24) 84.2
25) 52.6
26) 84.2
27) 52.6
28) 94.7
29) 52.6
30) 105.2
31) 94.7
32) 42.1
33) 42.1
34) 31.6
35) 21.0
36) 21.0
37) 42.1
38) 31.6
39) 31.6
40) 21.0
41) 21.0
42) 21.0
43) 10.5
44) 10.5
46) 21.0
56) 10.5
61) 10.5
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
16) Overall, how many MONTHS have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (q6b) (MNTHSORD)
TOTAL%
0) 96.0
1) 2013.3
2) 138.7
3) 2818.7
4) 2114.0
5) 128.0
6) 1812.0
7) 85.3
8) 42.7
9) 53.3
10) 85.3
11) 42.7
Missing51 
TOTAL150100.0
17) In how many different positions, including your current one, have you served as a paid ordained minister? (q7) (NUMBPOS)
TOTAL%
0) 21.1
1) 2814.9
2) 3518.6
3) 4423.4
4) 2412.8
5) 2211.7
6) 168.5
7) 52.7
8) 63.2
9) 21.1
10) 10.5
11) 10.5
12) 10.5
14) 10.5
Missing13 
TOTAL188100.0
18) At what age did you first seriously consider that you were called to become an ordained minister, pastor, or priest? (q8) (AGECALLD)
TOTAL%
6) 21.0
7) 10.5
8) 10.5
9) 10.5
10) 31.6
11) 10.5
12) 52.6
13) 10.5
14) 42.1
15) 73.6
16) 147.3
17) 115.7
18) 178.9
19) 94.7
20) 136.8
21) 178.9
22) 136.8
23) 73.6
24) 126.3
25) 105.2
26) 31.6
27) 21.0
28) 21.0
29) 10.5
30) 21.0
31) 21.0
32) 10.5
33) 21.0
34) 21.0
35) 42.1
36) 10.5
37) 10.5
38) 21.0
39) 21.0
40) 10.5
41) 10.5
42) 10.5
44) 21.0
45) 63.1
46) 10.5
48) 21.0
50) 10.5
60) 10.5
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
19) Did you work full-time at one or more other occupations before entering the ministry? (q9) (OTHOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11054.7
2) No (Skip to LFTJNPAR)9145.3
TOTAL201100.0
20) If yes, for how long? (Years) (q10a) (OCCYEAR)
TOTAL%
0) 11.0
1) 98.7
2) 109.6
3) 1312.5
4) 76.7
5) 54.8
6) 32.9
7) 21.9
8) 43.8
9) 21.9
10) 43.8
11) 32.9
12) 65.8
13) 11.0
14) 11.0
15) 43.8
17) 43.8
18) 32.9
19) 11.0
20) 43.8
21) 11.0
22) 11.0
23) 21.9
25) 32.9
27) 11.0
30) 43.8
32) 11.0
33) 11.0
35) 11.0
37) 11.0
40) 11.0
Missing97 
TOTAL104100.0
21) If yes, for how long? (Months) (q10b) (OCCMONTH)
TOTAL%
0) 1123.4
1) 24.3
2) 714.9
3) 817.0
4) 24.3
5) 36.4
6) 817.0
8) 24.3
10) 36.4
11) 12.1
Missing154 
TOTAL47100.0
22) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (q11a) (LASTOCC)
TOTAL%
2) Other religious professionals108.9
4) Lawyers, judges, and legislators54.5
5) Teachers and professors1917.0
6) All other professionals2219.6
7) Managers and administrators2522.3
8) Clerical and related workers54.5
9) Craftsman and related workers98.0
10) Operatives factory10.9
11) Transport laborers10.9
12) Farmers32.7
13) Service workers65.4
16) Armed services, police, and fireman54.5
17) Student10.9
Missing89 
TOTAL112100.0
23) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (q11b) (LASTOCC2)
TOTAL%
7) Managers and administrators2100.0
Missing199 
TOTAL2100.0
24) In your final year in that job, what was your approximate annual cash salary? (q12) (OCCSALRY)
TOTAL%
0) 11.1
1635) 11.1
2500) 11.1
6000) 11.1
8000) 22.1
9000) 11.1
9500) 11.1
10000) 55.3
12000) 77.4
13000) 22.1
15000) 44.3
16000) 33.2
16260) 11.1
18000) 22.1
20000) 33.2
24000) 11.1
25000) 66.4
26000) 11.1
27000) 11.1
28000) 11.1
29000) 11.1
30000) 88.5
32000) 11.1
33000) 11.1
35000) 22.1
38000) 11.1
40000) 66.4
42000) 11.1
45000) 33.2
50000) 44.3
55000) 11.1
60000) 33.2
62000) 11.1
64000) 11.1
70000) 22.1
75000) 11.1
79000) 11.1
80000) 11.1
84000) 11.1
90000) 11.1
98000) 11.1
100000) 11.1
110000) 11.1
120000) 11.1
125000) 22.1
130000) 11.1
200000) 11.1
Missing107 
TOTAL94100.0
25) What year was that? (q13) (OCCFNLYR)
TOTAL%
1961) 10.9
1967) 10.9
1969) 10.9
1970) 10.9
1971) 10.9
1972) 10.9
1974) 10.9
1975) 21.9
1976) 76.5
1977) 43.7
1978) 65.6
1979) 21.9
1980) 43.7
1981) 21.9
1982) 65.6
1983) 54.6
1984) 10.9
1985) 32.8
1986) 21.9
1987) 32.8
1988) 32.8
1989) 32.8
1990) 21.9
1991) 21.9
1992) 43.7
1994) 43.7
1995) 32.8
1996) 21.9
1997) 43.7
1998) 10.9
1999) 10.9
2000) 54.6
2001) 10.9
2002) 10.9
2003) 32.8
2004) 21.9
2005) 32.8
2006) 21.9
2007) 32.8
2008) 10.9
2009) 10.9
2010) 10.9
2011) 21.9
Missing93 
TOTAL108100.0
26) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? Yes, to work in non-parish ministry (q14a) (LFTJNPAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17084.6
1) Checked3115.4
TOTAL201100.0
27) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? Yes, to work in a secular position (q14b) (LFTJSEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19295.5
1) Checked94.5
TOTAL201100.0
28) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? No (Skip to THEOTRNG) (q14c) (LFTJNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4220.9
1) Checked15979.1
TOTAL201100.0
29) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of years (q15a) (YRSAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 12.8
1) 719.4
2) 719.4
3) 513.9
4) 411.1
5) 25.6
6) 411.1
10) 25.6
14) 12.8
18) 12.8
20) 12.8
30) 12.8
Missing165 
TOTAL36100.0
30) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of months (q15b) (MNTHAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 729.2
3) 28.3
4) 14.2
6) 416.7
7) 28.3
8) 14.2
9) 14.2
10) 312.5
11) 312.5
Missing177 
TOTAL24100.0
31) What is the highest level of theological training you have obtained? (q16) (THEOTRNG)
TOTAL%
1) None (Skip to ATTENSEM)42.0
2) Certificate from denominational training program, Bible college, or seminary31.5
3) Bible college degree21.0
4) Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity10452.0
5) M.A., S.T.M., Th.M., or other Master's degree115.5
6) Doctor of Ministry degree6331.5
7) Ph.D. or Th.D.136.5
Missing1 
TOTAL200100.0
32) When did you receive your first theological degree? (q17) (YRDEGREE)
TOTAL%
1950) 10.5
1957) 10.5
1962) 10.5
1965) 21.0
1967) 21.0
1968) 10.5
1969) 21.0
1970) 10.5
1971) 52.6
1972) 31.5
1973) 42.1
1974) 21.0
1975) 10.5
1976) 31.5
1977) 42.1
1978) 84.1
1979) 63.1
1980) 84.1
1981) 42.1
1982) 136.7
1983) 52.6
1984) 73.6
1985) 52.6
1986) 84.1
1987) 73.6
1988) 31.5
1989) 52.6
1990) 63.1
1991) 52.6
1992) 21.0
1993) 94.6
1994) 21.0
1995) 21.0
1996) 63.1
1997) 21.0
1998) 21.0
1999) 63.1
2000) 63.1
2001) 63.1
2002) 31.5
2003) 52.6
2004) 52.6
2005) 21.0
2006) 42.1
2007) 21.0
2008) 31.5
2009) 10.5
2010) 21.0
2011) 10.5
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
33) Are you currently attending a seminary or theological school? (q18) (ATTENSEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes136.6
2) No18493.4
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
34) If currently attending seminary or theological school, what degree are you seeking? (q18a) (DEGSEEK)
TOTAL%
4) Master of Divinity (M. Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity19.1
6) Doctor of Ministry degree981.8
7) Ph.D or Th.D19.1
Missing190 
TOTAL11100.0
35) Are you the congregation's principal leader? (q19) (LEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19798.0
2) No42.0
TOTAL201100.0
36) Were you a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the congregation's leader? (q20) (MEMBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, immediately before becoming the leader73.5
2) Yes, but I was a member or participant in the past63.0
3) No18693.5
Missing2 
TOTAL199100.0
37) In general, do people who serve in the position you currently hold have to be ordained? (q21) (NEEDORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19296.5
2) No73.5
Missing2 
TOTAL199100.0
38) How would you describe your current position? (q22) (CURRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) Senior pastor, priest, or minister7235.8
2) Solo pastor, priest, or minister9949.3
3) Co-pastor63.0
4) Interim pastor, priest, or minister126.0
5) Associate or assistant minister, pastor, or priest21.0
6) Lay minister or pastoral leader63.0
7) Other42.0
TOTAL201100.0
39) In what year did you become the principle leader of this congregation? (q23) (YRPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1983) 21.0
1985) 10.5
1986) 21.0
1987) 31.5
1990) 52.5
1991) 21.0
1992) 21.0
1993) 63.0
1994) 31.5
1995) 21.0
1996) 21.0
1997) 52.5
1998) 52.5
1999) 94.5
2000) 105.0
2001) 105.0
2002) 115.5
2003) 136.5
2004) 105.0
2005) 2311.5
2006) 115.5
2007) 84.0
2008) 147.0
2009) 126.0
2010) 105.0
2011) 199.5
Missing1 
TOTAL200100.0
40) Including yourself, how many principal leaders (such as senior pastors, priests, or ministers) have served this congregation in the past 10 years? Clergy filling regular or permanent positions as senior leader (q24a) (LEADPERM)
TOTAL%
0) 63.2
1) 8243.6
2) 7137.8
3) 2010.6
4) 21.1
5) 31.6
6) 10.5
7) 10.5
8) 10.5
24) 10.5
Missing13 
TOTAL188100.0
41) Including yourself, how many principal leaders (such as senior pastors, priests, or ministers) have served this congregation in the past 10 years? Clergy filling interim or temporary positions as senior leader (q24b) (LEADTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 2419.7
1) 5847.5
2) 2621.3
3) 108.2
4) 21.6
5) 10.8
6) 10.8
Missing79 
TOTAL122100.0
42) Do you currently pastor another congregation? (q25) (MULTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73.6
2) No19096.4
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
43) If yes, how many? (q25a) (NUMBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) 583.3
3) 116.7
Missing195 
TOTAL6100.0
44) Do you currently work at any other job other than as pastor of this congregation (and other related congregations)? (q26) (OTHJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2613.1
2) No17286.9
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
45) If yes, what is your other job or occupation? (q26a1) (OTHJOB1)
TOTAL%
2) Other religious professional832.0
5) Teachers and professors416.0
6) All other professionals624.0
7) Managers and administrators416.0
9) Craftsman and related workers14.0
12) Farmers14.0
13) Service workers14.0
Missing176 
TOTAL25100.0
46) Average hours per week (at other job)(q26b) (OTHJBHRS)
TOTAL%
1) 29.1
5) 313.6
9) 14.5
10) 627.3
12) 29.1
15) 29.1
20) 14.5
30) 14.5
40) 418.2
Missing179 
TOTAL22100.0
47) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Number of ordained professionals: Full-time (q27a1) (ORDFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 179.7
1) 12571.4
2) 2614.9
3) 42.3
4) 10.6
6) 10.6
7) 10.6
Missing26 
TOTAL175100.0
48) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Number of ordained professionals: Part-time (q27a2) (ORDPART)
TOTAL%
0) 4046.5
1) 3743.0
2) 67.0
3) 11.2
4) 22.3
Missing115 
TOTAL86100.0
49) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Number of non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Full-time (q27b1) (LAYFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 4953.3
1) 2729.3
2) 99.8
3) 33.3
4) 22.2
5) 11.1
55) 11.1
Missing109 
TOTAL92100.0
50) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Number of non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Part-time (q27b2) (LAYPART)
TOTAL%
0) 3936.1
1) 3128.7
2) 1413.0
3) 109.3
4) 87.4
5) 32.8
6) 10.9
7) 10.9
10) 10.9
Missing93 
TOTAL108100.0
51) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Number of other paid employees: Full-time (q27c1) (OTHFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 3637.9
1) 2526.3
2) 1111.6
3) 1010.5
4) 44.2
5) 22.1
6) 33.2
7) 11.1
10) 11.1
15) 11.1
30) 11.1
Missing106 
TOTAL95100.0
52) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Number of other paid employees: Part-time (q27c2) (OTHPART)
TOTAL%
0) 106.0
1) 1710.2
2) 3521.0
3) 3420.4
4) 2716.2
5) 169.6
6) 116.6
7) 53.0
8) 42.4
9) 31.8
10) 10.6
12) 10.6
13) 10.6
25) 10.6
30) 10.6
Missing34 
TOTAL167100.0
53) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Loaned money to someone outside your family (q28a) (LOANED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15074.6
1) Checked5125.4
TOTAL201100.0
54) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Cared for someone outside your family who was very sick (q28b) (CAREDSCK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12562.2
1) Checked7637.8
TOTAL201100.0
55) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Helped someone outside your family find a job (q28c) (HELPFND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9848.8
1) Checked10351.2
TOTAL201100.0
56) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Donated or prepared food for someone outside your family or congregation (q28d) (GIVEFOOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5125.4
1) Checked15074.6
TOTAL201100.0
57) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Voted in the 2008 presidential election (q28e) (VOTEPRES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked147.0
1) Checked18793.0
TOTAL201100.0
58) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Donated money to a charitable organization (other than this congregation) (q28f) (CHARITAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked136.5
1) Checked18893.5
TOTAL201100.0
59) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Worked with others to try to solve a community problem (q28g) (WORKSOLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5527.4
1) Checked14672.6
TOTAL201100.0
60) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Contacted an elected official about a public issue (q28h) (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10753.2
1) Checked9446.8
TOTAL201100.0
61) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Contributed money to a political campaign or candidate (q28i) (CONTPOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13969.2
1) Checked6230.8
TOTAL201100.0
62) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Went on a mission or service trip (q28j) (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10451.7
1) Checked9748.3
TOTAL201100.0
63) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Preaching and worship leadership (including sermon preparation, funerals, and weddings) (q29a) (HRSPRCH)
TOTAL%
2) 10.5
4) 31.6
5) 42.1
6) 105.3
7) 10.5
8) 2211.6
9) 10.5
10) 3820.0
11) 52.6
12) 2111.1
14) 10.5
15) 2613.7
17) 10.5
17.5) 10.5
18) 105.3
19) 21.1
20) 3417.9
24) 10.5
25) 42.1
27) 10.5
28) 10.5
29) 10.5
30) 10.5
Missing11 
TOTAL190100.0
64) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Teaching people about the faith (q29b) (HRSFAITH)
TOTAL%
0) 42.3
1) 158.5
2) 5229.4
3) 2212.4
4) 2815.8
4.5) 10.6
5) 2313.0
6) 116.2
8) 74.0
10) 105.6
12) 10.6
15) 21.1
25) 10.6
Missing24 
TOTAL177100.0
65) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Training people for ministry and mission (q29c) (HRSTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) 138.1
.5) 31.9
1) 3924.2
1.5) 10.6
2) 3924.2
3) 1911.8
4) 1811.2
5) 169.9
6) 85.0
7) 10.6
10) 42.5
Missing40 
TOTAL161100.0
66) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Pastoral counseling and spiritual direction (q29d) (HRSCOUNS)
TOTAL%
0) 31.7
.5) 10.6
1) 2916.0
1.5) 10.6
2) 4625.4
3) 2916.0
4) 2212.2
5) 2513.8
6) 63.3
7) 21.1
8) 31.7
10) 84.4
12) 31.7
17) 10.6
20) 21.1
Missing20 
TOTAL181100.0
67) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Visiting members and their families, including the sick and shut-ins (q29e) (HRSVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) 10.5
.5) 10.5
1) 2111.5
2) 3720.2
3) 2513.7
4) 2815.3
4.5) 10.5
5) 2513.7
6) 147.7
8) 94.9
10) 168.7
12) 21.1
16) 10.5
20) 21.1
Missing18 
TOTAL183100.0
68) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Visiting or calling on prospective members; working to convert others to the faith (q29f) (HRSCONV)
TOTAL%
0) 2314.3
.3) 10.6
.5) 21.2
1) 5131.7
2) 4628.6
3) 169.9
4) 127.5
5) 85.0
10) 21.2
Missing40 
TOTAL161100.0
69) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Administering the work of the congregation, including staff supervision, attending congregational board and committee meetings (q29g) (HRSADMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 10.5
1) 63.2
2) 115.8
3) 84.2
4) 136.8
5) 136.8
6) 63.2
7) 10.5
8) 157.9
10) 3015.8
11) 31.6
12) 94.7
12.5) 10.5
13) 21.1
14) 42.1
15) 2412.6
16) 63.2
18) 52.6
20) 168.4
22) 10.5
24) 21.1
25) 31.6
26) 10.5
28) 10.5
30) 63.2
35) 10.5
36) 10.5
Missing11 
TOTAL190100.0
70) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Involvement in denominational, interdenominational, and interfaith affairs (q29h) (HRSDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) 116.3
.5) 21.1
1) 3419.3
2) 6637.5
3) 158.5
4) 2011.4
5) 179.7
6) 31.7
7) 10.6
10) 21.1
12) 21.1
13) 10.6
15) 10.6
20) 10.6
Missing25 
TOTAL176100.0
71) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Involvement in community organizations and issues beyond the congregation (q29i) (HRSCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) 2113.5
.5) 10.6
1) 4629.7
2) 3925.2
3) 1811.6
4) 117.1
5) 85.2
6) 42.6
8) 21.3
10) 31.9
15) 10.6
20) 10.6
Missing46 
TOTAL155100.0
72) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Youth ministry (q29j) (HRSYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) 4835.0
.5) 10.7
1) 4230.7
2) 2316.8
3) 107.3
4) 75.1
5) 32.2
6) 10.7
7) 21.5
Missing64 
TOTAL137100.0
73) In a typical week approximately how many hours do you spend in work related to your employment in this congregation? (q30) (HRSWK)
TOTAL%
4) 10.5
8) 10.5
10) 10.5
12) 21.0
15) 10.5
16) 10.5
18) 10.5
20) 21.0
21) 10.5
22) 10.5
25) 21.0
28) 10.5
30) 52.6
31) 10.5
32) 10.5
35) 21.0
40) 189.4
41) 31.6
42) 42.1
44) 10.5
45) 199.9
46) 10.5
47) 21.0
48) 84.2
50) 4222.0
51) 21.0
52) 21.0
55) 2211.5
56) 31.6
57) 21.0
58) 21.0
60) 2412.6
61) 21.0
63) 10.5
65) 31.6
68) 10.5
70) 21.0
71) 10.5
72) 10.5
77) 10.5
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
74) In your preaching, do you use the scripture texts from a prescribed lectionary? (q31) (TEXTS)
TOTAL%
1) Always2311.8
2) Most of the time8945.6
3) Occasionally4322.1
4) Never4020.5
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
75) In the past two years, how many people from this congregation have you personally encouraged to consider becoming a pastor, minister, or priest? (q32) (ENCOURG)
TOTAL%
0) 5025.8
1) 5327.3
2) 5226.8
3) 157.7
4) 168.2
5) 42.1
6) 42.1
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
76) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Prayer, meditation, Bible reading, and other spiritual disciplines (Hours) (q33b) (TIMEPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) 1105.3
1.5) 1.521.1
2) 22513.2
3) 3189.5
3.5) 3.521.1
4) 42211.6
5) 52412.7
6) 6105.3
7) 72613.8
8) 863.2
9) 910.5
10) 10189.5
12) 1242.1
14) 1442.1
15) 1531.6
17) 1710.5
18) 1810.5
20) 2021.1
21) 2142.1
24) 2410.5
25) 2521.1
30) 3010.5
50) 5010.5
998) Varies10.5
Missing12 
TOTAL189100.0
77) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Reading (other than for specific sermons or teaching) (Hours) (q33a) (TIMEREAD)
TOTAL%
0) 031.6
1) 1105.2
2) 23417.8
3) 32010.5
4) 42010.5
5) 53015.7
6) 6168.4
7) 7136.8
8) 852.6
10) 102412.6
11) 1110.5
12) 1221.0
14) 1421.0
15) 1510.5
20) 2063.1
25) 2521.0
30) 3010.5
998) Varies10.5
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
78) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Using the Internet (including searching the web, reading blogs or online news, downloading music or videos, and using online social networking sites like Facebook) (Hours) (q33c) (TIMEWEB)
TOTAL%
0) 031.6
1) 1126.5
2) 22815.1
3) 3168.6
3.5) 3.510.5
4) 4105.4
5) 53217.3
6) 6126.5
7) 7126.5
8) 8105.4
9) 910.5
10) 102312.4
11) 1110.5
12) 1242.2
14) 1431.6
15) 1531.6
20) 2063.2
21) 2131.6
25) 2510.5
35) 3531.6
998) Varies10.5
Missing16 
TOTAL185100.0
79) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Email and text messaging (Hours) (q33d) (TIMEEML)
TOTAL%
0) 042.1
1) 1189.6
2) 22211.8
3) 32412.8
3.5) 3.510.5
4) 42211.8
5) 52613.9
6) 684.3
7) 7147.5
8) 863.2
9) 910.5
10) 102513.4
12) 1231.6
14) 1431.6
15) 1510.5
20) 2021.1
25) 2531.6
28) 2810.5
30) 3010.5
60) 6010.5
998) Varies10.5
Missing14 
TOTAL187100.0
80) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Family life (time spent on family activities including meals) (Hours) (q33e) (TIMEFAM)
TOTAL%
0) 63.3
2) 42.2
3) 21.1
4) 21.1
5) 73.8
6) 84.3
7) 84.3
8) 84.3
10) 2714.7
11) 10.5
12) 73.8
14) 168.7
15) 158.2
16) 31.6
17) 10.5
18) 21.1
19) 10.5
20) 2714.7
21) 63.3
22) 10.5
24) 31.6
25) 73.8
28) 10.5
30) 31.6
32) 10.5
35) 42.2
36) 10.5
40) 42.2
42) 10.5
45) 21.1
49) 10.5
50) 10.5
51) 10.5
60) 10.5
100) 10.5
Missing17 
TOTAL184100.0
81) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Physical exercise for your health (Hours) (q33f) (TIMEEXER)
TOTAL%
0) 179.0
.5) 10.5
1) 126.4
1.5) 21.1
2) 3418.1
2.5) 10.5
3) 3217.0
4) 189.6
5) 2010.6
6) 1910.1
7) 147.4
8) 94.8
9) 21.1
10) 42.1
10.5) 10.5
12) 10.5
20) 10.5
Missing13 
TOTAL188100.0
82) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Recreation and hobbies (Hours) (q33g) (TIMERECR)
TOTAL%
0) 2616.3
1) 2817.5
2) 3220.0
3) 106.3
4) 148.8
5) 1911.9
6) 95.6
7) 95.6
8) 85.0
10) 42.5
24) 10.6
Missing41 
TOTAL160100.0
83) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Watching television (including news, sports, movies, and shows)(q33h) (TIMETV)
TOTAL%
0) 147.6
1) 84.3
1.5) 10.5
2) 126.5
3) 147.6
4) 84.3
5) 2513.5
6) 137.0
7) 126.5
8) 147.6
10) 2714.6
12) 52.7
14) 126.5
15) 105.4
16) 21.1
17) 10.5
18) 10.5
20) 21.1
21) 31.6
25) 10.5
Missing16 
TOTAL185100.0
84) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Socializing or eating out with friends (Hours) (q33i) (TIMESOC)
TOTAL%
0) 2011.1
1) 1810.0
2) 4625.6
3) 2212.2
4) 3016.7
5) 168.9
6) 63.3
7) 52.8
8) 52.8
10) 73.9
12) 21.1
14) 21.1
15) 10.6
Missing21 
TOTAL180100.0
85) What is your current annual salary as pastor, priest, or minister prior to taxes, including fringe benefits and allowances, but excluding housing, health insurance, and pension or retirement funds? (q34) (SALARY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL18344646.43724175
86) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (If no educational debt, check here) (q35a) (EDDEBTNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5728.4
1) Checked14471.6
TOTAL201100.0
87) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (q35b) (EDDEBT)
TOTAL%
0) 5374.6
50) 11.4
70) 11.4
86) 11.4
100) 45.6
125) 11.4
150) 11.4
200) 11.4
220) 22.8
290) 11.4
300) 11.4
430) 11.4
450) 11.4
600) 11.4
6000) 11.4
Missing130 
TOTAL71100.0
88) Are you furnished with a parsonage, manse, or rectory (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? (q36) (HOUSING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes147.2
2) No18192.8
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
89) Are you furnished with a parsonage, manse, or rectory (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? What is the fair rental value? (Annual basis) (q36a) (RENTVAL)
TOTAL%
7200) 17.7
10000) 17.7
10200) 17.7
10500) 17.7
12000) 17.7
15000) 215.4
16000) 17.7
19086) 17.7
19355) 17.7
22500) 17.7
24000) 17.7
36000) 17.7
Missing188 
TOTAL13100.0
90) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? (q37) (HOUSALLW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16284.8
2) No2915.2
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
91) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? Amount of housing allowance (Annual basis) (q37a) (AMOUNT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14824893.48610264
92) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my congregation or denomination (q38a) (HCARECON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2612.9
1) Checked17587.1
TOTAL201100.0
93) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my spouse's employer (q38b) (HCARESP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18491.5
1) Checked178.5
TOTAL201100.0
94) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my other employment (q38c) (HCAREEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19697.5
1) Checked52.5
TOTAL201100.0
95) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from another source (q38d) (HCAREOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19295.5
1) Checked94.5
TOTAL201100.0
96) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, but I pay the health care premium myself (q38e) (HCAREPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19898.5
1) Checked31.5
TOTAL201100.0
97) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, I don't have health care benefits (q38f) (HCARENO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
98) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination (q39a) (SPCHCCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5326.4
1) Checked14873.6
TOTAL201100.0
99) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through his or her employer (q39b) (SPCHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16079.6
1) Checked4120.4
TOTAL201100.0
100) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment (q39c) (SPHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
101) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source (q39d) (SPHCOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18994.0
1) Checked126.0
TOTAL201100.0
102) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves (q39e) (SPHCHPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19898.5
1) Checked31.5
TOTAL201100.0
103) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, s/he doesn't have health care benefits (q39f) (SPHCNCAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19396.0
1) Checked84.0
TOTAL201100.0
104) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No spouse (q39g) (SPHCNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18592.0
1) Checked168.0
TOTAL201100.0
105) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination (q40a) (CHCARCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11054.7
1) Checked9145.3
TOTAL201100.0
106) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my spouse's employer (q40b) (CHCARSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18893.5
1) Checked136.5
TOTAL201100.0
107) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment (q40c) (CHCAREMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
108) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source (q40d) (CHCAROTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19697.5
1) Checked52.5
TOTAL201100.0
109) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves (q40e) (CHCARPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19999.0
1) Checked21.0
TOTAL201100.0
110) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, they don't have health care benefits (q40f) (CHCARNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked201100.0
TOTAL201100.0
111) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No children at home (q40g) (CHCARNOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10954.2
1) Checked9245.8
TOTAL201100.0
112) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? (q41) (PENSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17288.2
2) No2110.8
3) Not sure21.0
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
113) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? What percent of your annual salary? (q41a) (PENAMT)
TOTAL%
1) 10.9
1.25) 10.9
2) 32.6
3) 21.7
3.5) 10.9
4) 10.9
7) 10.9
8) 10.9
8.3) 10.9
9) 10.9
10) 97.8
10.5) 21.7
11) 3328.7
12) 2622.6
13) 21.7
14) 21.7
15) 97.8
16) 32.6
18) 32.6
19) 21.7
21) 10.9
24) 10.9
31) 43.5
31.5) 43.5
33) 10.9
Missing86 
TOTAL115100.0
114) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Spouse's salary (q42a) (INCSPSAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15030880.31341701
115) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Your other employment (q42b) (INCOTHEM)
TOTAL%
0) 5061.7
400) 11.2
1000) 11.2
1200) 11.2
1500) 11.2
2000) 11.2
3000) 22.5
4500) 22.5
5000) 33.7
5560) 11.2
9000) 11.2
10000) 22.5
12000) 11.2
18000) 22.5
20000) 22.5
23000) 11.2
26400) 11.2
30000) 11.2
40000) 11.2
50000) 22.5
54500) 11.2
60000) 11.2
65000) 11.2
68000) 11.2
Missing120 
TOTAL81100.0
116) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Other income (investment, pension or retirement, etc.) (q42c) (INCOTH)
TOTAL%
0) 4042.6
1000) 44.3
1200) 11.1
2000) 11.1
2400) 11.1
3000) 11.1
3600) 11.1
4000) 44.3
5000) 55.3
6000) 33.2
8000) 11.1
10000) 33.2
10800) 11.1
12000) 11.1
15000) 33.2
18000) 11.1
20000) 33.2
24000) 11.1
25000) 11.1
28000) 22.1
29520) 11.1
30000) 22.1
33000) 11.1
38000) 11.1
40000) 11.1
43000) 11.1
50000) 11.1
55000) 11.1
62000) 11.1
70000) 22.1
81000) 11.1
84000) 11.1
100000) 11.1
107000) 11.1
Missing107 
TOTAL94100.0
117) Over the past few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse, or has it stayed the same? (q43) (FINANC)
TOTAL%
1) Better6935.6
2) Worse5126.3
3) Stayed the same7237.1
4) Not sure21.0
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
118) How often during the past year did you take part in some form of continuing theological education lasting at least a full day? (q44) (CONTTHED)
TOTAL%
1) Never2110.7
2) Once or twice10453.1
3) Three to five times5427.6
4) More than five times178.7
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
119) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past ten years? (q45) (SABBATLV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4824.6
2) No14775.4
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
120) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past ten years? How long was your sabbatical leave? (days) (q45a) (SABBLONG)
TOTAL%
7) 12.1
21) 12.1
28) 12.1
30) 36.4
35) 12.1
42) 48.5
56) 12.1
60) 36.4
70) 12.1
90) 1838.3
91) 12.1
98) 12.1
100) 12.1
120) 36.4
150) 12.1
160) 12.1
180) 510.6
Missing154 
TOTAL47100.0
121) Do you regularly take a day off each week? (q46) (DAYOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16685.1
2) No2914.9
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
122) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (q46a) (DAYOFFW1)
TOTAL%
2) Monday6539.9
3) Tuesday31.8
4) Wednesday10.6
5) Thursday63.7
6) Friday6539.9
7) Saturday169.8
9) Varies74.3
Missing38 
TOTAL163100.0
123) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (q46b) (DAYOFFW2)
TOTAL%
4) Wednesday110.0
6) Friday110.0
7) Saturday880.0
Missing191 
TOTAL10100.0
124) Over the past two years, has there been any conflict in this congregation? (Check only one.) (q47) (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) No conflict that I'm aware of (Skip to SMGROUP)5729.1
2) Some minor conflict10151.5
3) Major conflict115.6
4) Major conflict with leaders or people leaving2512.8
5) Don't know (Skip to SMGROUP)21.0
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
125) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Finances (q48a) (CNFLFIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16582.1
1) Checked3617.9
TOTAL201100.0
126) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in worship style (q48b) (CNFLWORS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18089.6
1) Checked2110.4
TOTAL201100.0
127) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in music style (q48c) (CNFLMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18692.5
1) Checked157.5
TOTAL201100.0
128) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in other programs of the congregation (q48d) (CNFLPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18391.0
1) Checked189.0
TOTAL201100.0
129) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Doctrines (q48e) (CNFLDCTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19295.5
1) Checked94.5
TOTAL201100.0
130) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral leadership style (q48f) (CNFLPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17587.1
1) Checked2612.9
TOTAL201100.0
131) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Lay leadership style (q48g) (CNFLLAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18994.0
1) Checked126.0
TOTAL201100.0
132) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between staff and/or clergy (q48h) (CNFLSTFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17888.6
1) Checked2311.4
TOTAL201100.0
133) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Sexual misconduct (q48i) (CNFLSEX)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19396.0
1) Checked84.0
TOTAL201100.0
134) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues regarding homosexuality (q48j) (CNFLHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16481.6
1) Checked3718.4
TOTAL201100.0
135) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Racial or ethnic issues (q48k) (CNFLRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
136) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Women in leadership positions in this congregation (q48l) (CNFLWOMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19898.5
1) Checked31.5
TOTAL201100.0
137) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues about a new building or renovation of an existing building (q48m) (CNFLBLDG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17587.1
1) Checked2612.9
TOTAL201100.0
138) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Other (q48n) (CNFLOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18491.5
1) Checked178.5
TOTAL201100.0
139) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in pastoral/staff/leadership (q48o) (CNFLPSTL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19898.5
1) Checked31.5
TOTAL201100.0
140) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between pastor/staff and members/attendees (q48p) (CNFLPMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
141) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between members/attendees (q48q) (CNFLMEMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked201100.0
TOTAL201100.0
142) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) General personality conflicts/interpersonal problems (q48r) (CNFLPERS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19697.5
1) Checked52.5
TOTAL201100.0
143) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Held congregational meeting(s) to discuss the issue (q49a) (CONMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15677.6
1) Checked4522.4
TOTAL201100.0
144) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Appointed a special task force or committee to work through the issue (q49b) (CONTASKF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17185.1
1) Checked3014.9
TOTAL201100.0
145) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) A denominational official or committee met with congregational leaders (q49c) (CONOFFCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18391.0
1) Checked189.0
TOTAL201100.0
146) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Worked with a specialized consultant who helps congregations in conflict (q49d) (CONCONSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19195.0
1) Checked105.0
TOTAL201100.0
147) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Used conflict resolution program or resources (q49e) (CONRESOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18692.5
1) Checked157.5
TOTAL201100.0
148) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) No special approach was used other than how the congregation typically makes decisions (q49f) (CONNOSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14471.6
1) Checked5728.4
TOTAL201100.0
149) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Other (q49g) (CONOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18994.0
1) Checked126.0
TOTAL201100.0
150) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Pastor(s) took care of the conflict (q49h) (CONPASTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
151) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) General discussion/conversation/mediation/communication (individually or in groups) (q49i) (CONDISCV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18692.5
1) Checked157.5
TOTAL201100.0
152) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Spiritual/Biblical tactics (q49j) (CONBIBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19999.0
1) Checked21.0
TOTAL201100.0
153) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral/staff/lay leader change (q49k) (CONLDRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
154) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Existing group in congregation dealt with issue (q49l) (CONEXGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked201100.0
TOTAL201100.0
155) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) People left the congregation (q49m) (CONPPLFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked201100.0
TOTAL201100.0
156) Have you met regularly with other ministers or pastoral leaders in a small group for continuing education and support in the past five years? (q50) (SMGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14674.5
2) No (Skip to INGRNWPS)5025.5
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
157) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (q51a) (GRPDSCR1)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical3021.3
2) Women clergy64.3
3) Area Ministers2014.2
4) Support/Mentoring, often over meals1913.5
5) D. Min. or seminary related64.3
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy2215.6
7) Study groups128.5
8) Spiritual Formation Groups53.5
9) Church ministry groups10.7
10) Specialized Focus42.8
12) Professional Formation Groups10.7
13) SPE groups10.7
15) Minister or colleague group not otherwise specified149.9
Missing60 
TOTAL141100.0
158) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (q51b) (GRPDSCR2)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical24.8
2) Women clergy12.4
3) Area ministers' group49.5
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals511.9
5) D. Min. or seminary-related24.8
6) Judicatory/denominational clergy1433.3
7) Study groups24.8
8) Spiritual formation groups614.3
10) Specialized focus614.3
Missing159 
TOTAL42100.0
159) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (q51c) (GRPDSCR3)
TOTAL%
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals125.0
7) Study groups125.0
8) Spiritual formation groups125.0
14) Other125.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
160) How long have you participated in that group? Years (q52a) (GRPYRS)
TOTAL%
1) 1510.9
2) 1410.2
3) 2719.7
4) 107.3
5) 1510.9
6) 64.4
7) 53.6
8) 53.6
9) 42.9
10) 1510.9
11) 21.5
12) 21.5
13) 10.7
14) 10.7
15) 21.5
16) 32.2
17) 21.5
18) 10.7
20) 53.6
23) 10.7
31) 10.7
Missing64 
TOTAL137100.0
161) How long have you participated in that group? Months (q52b) (GRPMNTHS)
TOTAL%
0) 1732.7
1) 35.8
2) 815.4
3) 23.8
4) 35.8
5) 35.8
6) 1121.2
7) 11.9
9) 11.9
10) 35.8
Missing149 
TOTAL52100.0
162) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Times per year (q53a) (GRPTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 64.3
2) 64.3
3) 53.6
4) 96.4
5) 21.4
6) 85.7
8) 53.6
9) 64.3
10) 2115.0
11) 32.1
12) 4129.3
18) 21.4
20) 21.4
24) 32.1
25) 10.7
26) 10.7
40) 64.3
41) 10.7
45) 42.9
50) 32.1
52) 42.9
96) 10.7
Missing61 
TOTAL140100.0
163) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Hours per meeting (q53b) (GRPDURAT)
TOTAL%
1) 1611.7
1.5) 2316.8
2) 6245.3
2.5) 21.5
3) 118.0
4) 75.1
5) 21.5
6) 10.7
15) 10.7
48) 21.5
60) 32.2
72) 21.5
96) 10.7
120) 10.7
168) 10.7
240) 10.7
336) 10.7
Missing64 
TOTAL137100.0
164) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? A new pastor (gq54a) (INGRNWPS)
TOTAL%
1) Major3241.0
2) Minor1316.7
3) None3342.3
Missing123 
TOTAL78100.0
165) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? The pastor, but not a new one (gq54b) (INGRSMPS)
TOTAL%
1) Major3241.6
2) Minor2329.9
3) None2228.6
Missing124 
TOTAL77100.0
166) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? Other staff (gq54c) (INGROTSF)
TOTAL%
1) Major3340.7
2) Minor3138.3
3) None1721.0
Missing120 
TOTAL81100.0
167) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? A new program or ministry (gq54d) (INGRNPMI)
TOTAL%
1) Major2632.5
2) Minor3746.3
3) None1721.3
Missing121 
TOTAL80100.0
168) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? A new worship service (gq54e) (INGRNWWS)
TOTAL%
1) Major2430.8
2) Minor1620.5
3) None3848.7
Missing123 
TOTAL78100.0
169) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? Variety of worship services offered (gq54f) (INGRVWSO)
TOTAL%
1) Major2026.0
2) Minor2127.3
3) None3646.8
Missing124 
TOTAL77100.0
170) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? Reaching those who are unchurched (gq54g) (INGRSRUC)
TOTAL%
1) Major1114.3
2) Minor4761.0
3) None1924.7
Missing124 
TOTAL77100.0
171) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? Our hospitality to visitors (gq54h) (INGRHPVS)
TOTAL%
1) Major6167.8
2) Minor2628.9
3) None33.3
Missing111 
TOTAL90100.0
172) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? Our stance on social/political issues (gq54i) (INGRSSPI)
TOTAL%
1) Major1216.4
2) Minor2128.8
3) None4054.8
Missing128 
TOTAL73100.0
173) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent year. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? Our theological orientation (gq54j) (INGRTHOR)
TOTAL%
1) Major2330.3
2) Minor4052.6
3) None1317.1
Missing125 
TOTAL76100.0
174) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? Openness to social diversity (gq54k) (INGROPSD)
TOTAL%
1) Major3139.7
2) Minor3342.3
3) None1417.9
Missing123 
TOTAL78100.0
175) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? Located in growing community (gq54l) (INGRLCGC)
TOTAL%
1) Major1722.1
2) Minor2735.1
3) None3342.9
Missing124 
TOTAL77100.0
176) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? New/remodeled/expanded facilities (gq54m) (INGRNREF)
TOTAL%
1) Major1923.5
2) Minor2328.4
3) None3948.1
Missing120 
TOTAL81100.0
177) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? New vision/plans for the future (gq54n) (INGRNVPF)
TOTAL%
1) Major3241.6
2) Minor2836.4
3) None1722.1
Missing124 
TOTAL77100.0
178) Your church has experienced growth in worship attendance in recent years. To what extent has each of the following influenced that growth? Other (gq54o) (INGROTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Major1878.3
2) Minor28.7
3) None313.0
Missing178 
TOTAL23100.0
179) Congregation founded in past 20 years? (NWCHRFND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes940.9
2) No1359.1
Missing179 
TOTAL22100.0
180) Church started to minister to a particular group? (nq54) (CHMIPRGP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5262.7
2) No3137.3
Missing118 
TOTAL83100.0
181) Group: seekers (NQ54A) (GRPSEEKR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4666.7
1) Checked2333.3
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
182) Group: families with young children (NQ54B) (GPFAMYNC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4869.6
1) Checked2130.4
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
183) Group: young adults (NQ54C) (GRPYNGAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5681.2
1) Checked1318.8
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
184) Group: college students (NQ54D) (GPCLSTDT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6492.8
1) Checked57.2
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
185) Group: older adults (NQ54E) (GRPOLDAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5884.1
1) Checked1115.9
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
186) Group: immigrants and their families (NQ54F) (GPIMFAMI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5985.5
1) Checked1014.5
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
187) Group: racial/ethnic group (NQ54G) (GRRCETGP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6087.0
1) Checked913.0
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
188) Group: other targeted group (NQ54H) (GROTTAGP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6188.4
1) Checked811.6
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
189) Group: people in unchurched area (NQ54I) (GPPLUNAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6087.0
1) Checked913.0
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
190) Group: people in growing suburb (NQ54J) (GPPLGRSB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5173.9
1) Checked1826.1
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
191) Group: other (NQ54K) (GRPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5985.5
1) Checked1014.5
Missing132 
TOTAL69100.0
192) How important would you say that this congregation's denomination is for the way that it organizes its programs or ministries? (q55) (DENOMIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance6231.5
2) Somewhat important7839.6
3) Somewhat unimportant2613.2
4) Of little importance3115.7
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
193) Choose one: (q56) (LEADSTYL)
TOTAL%
1) I make most of the decisions here; lay members generally follow my lead.52.5
2) I try to inspire and encourage lay members to make decisions and take action, although I will take action alone if I believe that it is needed.13668.0
3) Lay leaders come up with most of the initiatives in the congregation, although I try to exert a strong influence on their decisions.2010.0
4) Lay leaders make most of the decisions about the congregation's directions and programs; my role is to empower them to implement their decisions3919.5
Missing1 
TOTAL200100.0
194) Of the following, which one best describes your opinion of the future directions of this congregation? (q57) (FUTDIREC)
TOTAL%
1) We need to get back to the way we did things in the past10.5
2) We are faithfully maintaining past directions178.5
3) We are currently deciding on new directions6934.7
4) We are currently moving in new directions8844.2
5) We need to rethink where we are heading168.0
6) Our future is very unclear or doubtful63.0
7) Don't know21.0
Missing2 
TOTAL199100.0
195) In general, would you say your health is . . . (q58) (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent6231.2
2) Very good8542.7
3) Good4020.1
4) Fair115.5
5) Poor10.5
Missing2 
TOTAL199100.0
196) During the past four weeks, how much did pain interfere with your normal activities (including both work outside the home and housework)? (q59) (PAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all12763.8
2) A little bit4723.6
3) Moderately178.5
4) Quite a bit73.5
5) Extremely10.5
Missing2 
TOTAL199100.0
197) During the past four weeks, how much of the time has your physical health or emotional problems interfered with your social activities (like visiting friends or relatives)? (q60) (HLTHPROB)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time31.5
2) Most of the time42.0
3) Some of the time157.7
4) A little of the time2914.8
5) None of the time14574.0
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
198) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? (q61) (MARHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy12564.1
2) Pretty happy4623.6
3) Not too happy84.1
4) Not married168.2
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
199) What is your height? Feet (q62a) (HEIGHTFT)
TOTAL%
5) 12866.0
6) 6634.0
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
200) What is your height? Inches (q62b) (HEIGHTIN)
TOTAL%
0) 2312.1
1) 126.3
2) 189.5
3) 126.3
4) 115.8
5) 126.3
6) 147.4
7) 147.4
8) 105.3
9) 126.3
10) 2513.2
11) 2714.2
Missing11 
TOTAL190100.0
201) What is your weight? Pounds (q63) (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL194194.30970
202) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (q64) (BIBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word115.6
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings7940.3
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context8945.4
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us178.7
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
203) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (q65) (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative94.6
2) Conservative6131.3
3) Right in the middle5628.7
4) Liberal5729.2
5) Very liberal126.2
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
204) Have you ever had a conversion experience or a moment of decisive faith commitment? (q66) (CONVEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15580.7
2) No3015.6
3) Not sure73.6
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
205) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth (q67a) (RELIGEQ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree105.1
2) Agree168.2
3) Neutral or unsure168.2
4) Disagree8945.6
5) Strongly disagree6432.8
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
206) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? Only followers of Jesus can be saved (q67b) (SAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4523.2
2) Agree4020.6
3) Neutral or unsure3216.5
4) Disagree5226.8
5) Strongly disagree2512.9
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
207) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is directly involved in worldly affairs (q67c) (GODINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8041.0
2) Agree9347.7
3) Neutral or unsure126.2
4) Disagree84.1
5) Strongly disagree21.0
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
208) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is angered by human sin (q67d) (GODANGER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6131.4
2) Agree8845.4
3) Neutral or unsure199.8
4) Disagree189.3
5) Strongly disagree84.1
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
209) How satisfied are you with: Your health? (q68a) (SATHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted3718.7
2) Somewhat delighted8542.9
3) A little delighted2914.6
4) Mixed feelings3216.2
5) A little terrible115.6
6) Somewhat terrible31.5
7) Extremely terrible10.5
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
210) How satisfied are you with: Your relationships with family or friends? (q68b) (SATRELAT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted5427.3
2) Somewhat delighted9146.0
3) A little delighted3517.7
4) Mixed feelings136.6
5) A little terrible21.0
6) Somewhat terrible21.0
7) Extremely terrible10.5
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
211) How satisfied are you with: Your life as a whole? (q68c) (SALIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted4824.2
2) Somewhat delighted11055.6
3) A little delighted2713.6
4) Mixed feelings84.0
5) A little terrible42.0
6) Somewhat terrible10.5
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
212) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Being ordained (q69a) (IMPORDND)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance15778.9
2) Somewhat important3216.1
3) Somewhat unimportant31.5
4) Of little importance73.5
Missing2 
TOTAL199100.0
213) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Having a seminary degree or certificate (q69b) (IMPDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance14874.4
2) Somewhat important4020.1
3) Somewhat unimportant42.0
4) Of little importance73.5
Missing2 
TOTAL199100.0
214) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Having a clear sense of call from God (q69c) (IMPCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance15477.4
2) Somewhat important4120.6
3) Somewhat unimportant31.5
4) Of little importance10.5
Missing2 
TOTAL199100.0
215) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Being competent in the tasks of ministry, including preaching (q69d) (IMPCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance18492.0
2) Somewhat important157.5
4) Of little importance10.5
Missing1 
TOTAL200100.0
216) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Feeling that your gifts for ministry are right for the congregation you are serving (q70a) (IMPGIFTS)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance17387.4
2) Somewhat important2311.6
3) Somewhat unimportant21.0
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
217) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Serving a congregation that offers challenges to your creativity (q70b) (IMPCHLNG)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance11256.6
2) Somewhat important7638.4
3) Somewhat unimportant84.0
4) Of little importance21.0
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
218) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Having close relationships with your congregation's members (q70c) (IMPCLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance8643.4
2) Somewhat important9648.5
3) Somewhat unimportant136.6
4) Of little importance31.5
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
219) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Financial well-being (q70d) (IMPFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance3618.2
2) Somewhat important12864.6
3) Somewhat unimportant2914.6
4) Of little importance52.5
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
220) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Housing or living arrangements (q71a) (SATLIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied13066.0
2) Somewhat satisfied5829.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied73.6
4) Very dissatisfied21.0
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
221) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your spiritual life (q71b) (SATSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied6834.3
2) Somewhat satisfied10754.0
3) Somewhat dissatisfied'2311.6
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
222) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Opportunities for continuing theological education (q71c) (SATOPPED)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied6734.2
2) Somewhat satisfied10352.6
3) Somewhat dissatisfied2512.8
4) Very dissatisfied10.5
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
223) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Support from your denominational officials, if applicable (q71d) (SATDENOF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied6533.9
2) Somewhat satisfied8343.2
3) Somewhat dissatisfied3618.8
4) Very dissatisfied84.2
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
224) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with other clergy (q71e) (SATCLRGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied7136.0
2) Somewhat satisfied10452.8
3) Somewhat dissatisfied2110.7
4) Very dissatisfied10.5
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
225) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with lay leaders in this congregation (q71f) (SATLAYLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied11357.7
2) Somewhat satisfied7839.8
3) Somewhat dissatisfied42.0
4) Very dissatisfied10.5
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
226) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with relationships with . . .? Other pastors in this congregation, if applicable (q71g) (SATOTHPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied6261.4
2) Somewhat satisfied3433.7
3) Somewhat dissatisfied44.0
4) Very dissatisfied11.0
Missing100 
TOTAL101100.0
227) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your salary and benefits (q71h) (SATSALRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied8443.1
2) Somewhat satisfied8041.0
3) Somewhat dissatisfied2613.3
4) Very dissatisfied52.6
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
228) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your family life, if applicable (q71i) (SATFAMLF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied11460.0
2) Somewhat satisfied6433.7
3) Somewhat dissatisfied115.8
4) Very dissatisfied10.5
Missing11 
TOTAL190100.0
229) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . . ? Your personal life (q71j) (SATPERSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied9850.3
2) Somewhat satisfied8443.1
3) Somewhat dissatisfied126.2
4) Very dissatisfied10.5
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
230) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your work in ministry (q71k) (SATMINST)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied9649.0
2) Somewhat satisfied8945.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied105.1
4) Very dissatisfied10.5
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
231) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your overall effectiveness as a pastoral leader in this particular congregation (q71l) (SATEFFCT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied9246.7
2) Somewhat satisfied8744.2
3) Somewhat dissatisfied147.1
4) Very dissatisfied42.0
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
232) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Lack of agreement between the congregation and me over what my role as a pastor here is (q72a) (PRBAGREE)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem63.1
2) Somewhat a problem105.1
3) Very little problem7538.3
4) No problem10553.6
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
233) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Difficulty of having a private life apart from my ministerial role (q72b) (PRBPRIV)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem115.6
2) Somewhat a problem5126.0
3) Very little problem7437.8
4) No problem6030.6
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
234) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Finding time for recreation, relaxation, and personal reflection (q72c) (PRBTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem2713.8
2) Somewhat a problem6533.2
3) Very little problem6633.7
4) No problem3819.4
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
235) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Relationships with the congregation's staff, if applicable (q72d) (PRBSTAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem52.7
2) Somewhat a problem168.7
3) Very little problem6233.7
4) No problem10154.9
Missing17 
TOTAL184100.0
236) During the past year, how often . . . Have you experienced stress because of the challenges you face in this congregation? (q73a) (EXPSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very often2010.5
2) Fairly often5528.8
3) Once in a while10655.5
4) Never105.2
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
237) During the past year, how often . . . Have you felt lonely and isolated in your work? (q73b) (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Very often157.7
2) Fairly often2311.8
3) Once in a while11056.4
4) Never4724.1
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
238) During the past year, how often . . . Have you felt that your work in this congregation did not permit you to devote adequate time to your children? (q73c) (TIMECHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very often94.6
2) Fairly often2010.2
3) Once in a while7236.5
4) Never5025.4
5) Not applicable4623.4
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
239) During the past year, how often . . . Has your spouse voiced resentment over the amount of time that your ministry takes up? (q73d) (RESENTTM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often105.1
2) Fairly often126.1
3) Once in a while8945.2
4) Never6834.5
5) Not applicable189.1
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
240) During the past year, how often . . . Has your spouse voiced resentment over the financial situation in which you find yourselves by being in pastoral ministry? (q73e) (RESENTFN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often63.0
2) Fairly often94.6
3) Once in a while4422.3
4) Never12060.9
5) Not applicable189.1
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
241) During the past year, how often have you . . . Doubted that you are called by God to the ministry? (q74a) (DOUBTCLL)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10.5
2) Fairly often52.6
3) Once in a while4221.4
4) Never14875.5
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
242) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving your current position to become a pastor elsewhere? (q74b) (LEAVEELS)
TOTAL%
1) Very often73.6
2) Fairly often168.2
3) Once in a while7236.9
4) Never10051.3
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
243) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry in a congregation to enter another type of ministry position? (q74c) (LEAVEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very often84.1
2) Fairly often126.2
3) Once in a while5830.1
4) Never11559.6
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
244) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry to enter a secular occupation? (q74d) (LEAVESEC)
TOTAL%
1) Very often42.1
2) Fairly often115.6
3) Once in a while4221.5
4) Never13870.8
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
245) During the past year, how often have you . . . Experienced stress as a result of dealing with members here who are critical of your work? (q74e) (STRSSMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often63.1
2) Fairly often136.7
3) Once in a while12262.6
4) Never5427.7
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
246) During the past year, how often have you . . . Experienced stress as a result of dealing with the other pastor(s) here, if applicable? (q74f) (STRSSPST)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10.8
2) Fairly often32.3
3) Once in a while4030.8
4) Never8666.2
Missing71 
TOTAL130100.0
247) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Made you feel loved and cared for? (q75a) (CONGLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10453.3
2) Fairly often6834.9
3) Once in a while2311.8
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
248) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Listened to you talk about your private problems and concerns (q75b)? (CONGLSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often168.2
2) Fairly often3719.0
3) Once in a while11659.5
4) Never2613.3
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
249) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Made too many demands on you? (q75c) (CONGDMND)
TOTAL%
1) Very often84.1
2) Fairly often3417.3
3) Once in a while11659.2
4) Never3819.4
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
250) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Expressed interest in and concern about your well-being? (q75d) (CONGINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very often6432.8
2) Fairly often8141.5
3) Once in a while4824.6
4) Never21.0
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
251) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have enthusiasm for my work (q76a) (ENTHUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12161.7
2) Somewhat agree6734.2
3) Neutral or unsure52.6
4) Somewhat disagree31.5
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
252) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? This congregation is always ready to try something new (q76b) (TRYNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3819.4
2) Somewhat agree9448.0
3) Neutral or unsure3819.4
4) Somewhat disagree2010.2
5) Strongly disagree63.1
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
253) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I could be just as happy in some other congregation, it wouldn't have to be this one (q76c) (HAPPYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree168.2
2) Somewhat agree6734.5
3) Neutral or unsure4824.7
4) Somewhat disagree4322.2
5) Strongly disagree2010.3
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
254) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel drained in fulfilling my functions in this congregation (q76d) (DRAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree94.7
2) Somewhat agree5226.9
3) Neutral or unsure2513.0
4) Somewhat disagree6232.1
5) Strongly disagree4523.3
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
255) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I am less patient with people in this congregation than I used to be (q76e) (LESSPTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42.1
2) Somewhat agree3618.8
3) Neutral or unsure2613.5
4) Somewhat disagree6734.9
5) Strongly disagree5930.7
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
256) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? In general, there is a good match between this congregation and my leadership (q76f) (MTCHCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11860.8
2) Somewhat agree6232.0
3) Neutral or unsure94.6
4) Somewhat disagree52.6
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
257) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? In general, there is a good match between my leadership and other pastors here (if applicable) (q76g) (MTCHOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4753.4
2) Somewhat agree2427.3
3) Neutral or unsure1213.6
4) Somewhat disagree33.4
5) Strongly disagree22.3
Missing113 
TOTAL88100.0
258) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel negative or cynical about the people with whom I work (q76h) (FEELNEG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10.5
2) Somewhat agree115.7
3) Neutral or unsure168.3
4) Somewhat disagree5428.0
5) Strongly disagree11157.5
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
259) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I find myself frustrated in my attempts to accomplish tasks that are important to me (q76i) (FRUSTRTD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree157.7
2) Somewhat agree5327.2
3) Neutral or unsure2412.3
4) Somewhat disagree5327.2
5) Strongly disagree5025.6
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
260) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? Members of this congregation have a sense of excitement about the congregation's future (q76j) (MEMBEXCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6030.9
2) Somewhat agree9247.4
3) Neutral or unsure3015.5
4) Somewhat disagree94.6
5) Strongly disagree31.5
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
261) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have accomplished many worthwhile things in my ministry here (q76k) (ACCMPLSH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11056.1
2) Somewhat agree6533.2
3) Neutral or unsure189.2
4) Somewhat disagree31.5
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
262) The following questions are about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For each question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Have you felt calm and peaceful? (q77a) (FELTCALM)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time105.1
2) Most of the time10854.8
3) Some of the time6633.5
4) A little of the time115.6
5) None of the time21.0
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
263) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Did you have a lot of energy? (q77b) (LOTENRGY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time126.1
2) Most of the time10955.6
3) Some of the time5528.1
4) A little of the time157.7
5) None of the time52.6
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
264) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Have you felt downhearted and depressed? (q77c) (FELTDOWN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time21.0
2) Most of the time52.5
3) Some of the time4020.3
4) A little of the time10251.8
5) None of the time4824.4
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
265) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Did you feel worn out? (q77d) (FEELWORN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time42.0
2) Most of the time168.2
3) Some of the time5930.1
4) A little of the time8744.4
5) None of the time3015.3
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
266) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . have you been happy? (q77e) (BEENHPPY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2814.2
2) Most of the time13166.5
3) Some of the time3216.2
4) A little of the time63.0
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
267) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I see this congregation's potential to contribute to society (q78a) (POTENTLV)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time8543.8
2) Most of the time8644.3
3) Some of the time2211.3
5) None of the time10.5
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
268) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am in touch with what's happening here (q78b) (INTOUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time5428.0
2) Most of the time12665.3
3) Some of the time126.2
4) A little of the time10.5
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
269) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I sacrifice my own interests to meet needs of people here (q78c) (SACRIFCE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2010.3
2) Most of the time5126.3
3) Some of the time10152.1
4) A little of the time2110.8
5) None of the time10.5
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
270) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am good at convincing others to do things here (q78d) (PLCONVIN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time199.8
2) Most of the time8744.8
3) Some of the time7337.6
4) A little of the time136.7
5) None of the time21.0
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
271) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I seem to know what is going to happen here (q78e) (KNWHAPPN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2412.6
2) Most of the time10655.5
3) Some of the time4925.7
4) A little of the time115.8
5) None of the time10.5
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
272) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am talented at helping others heal emotionally (q78f) (HELPHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2311.9
2) Most of the time9448.5
3) Some of the time6835.1
4) A little of the time84.1
5) None of the time10.5
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
273) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I put the congregation's best interests ahead of my own (q78g) (BESTINTR)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2311.9
2) Most of the time8845.6
3) Some of the time6433.2
4) A little of the time168.3
5) None of the time21.0
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
274) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am gifted when it comes to persuading others (q78h) (PERSUADE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2211.5
2) Most of the time7740.1
3) Some of the time7338.0
4) A little of the time178.9
5) None of the time31.6
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
275) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am good at helping others with their emotional issues (q78i) (HELPEMOT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2211.4
2) Most of the time10252.8
3) Some of the time5930.6
4) A little of the time105.2
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
276) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I believe this congregation needs to function as a community (q78j) (FUNCCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time10353.9
2) Most of the time6835.6
3) Some of the time147.3
4) A little of the time52.6
5) None of the time10.5
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
277) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here to think about old problems in new ways (q79a) (THINKNEW)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2311.9
2) Most of the time10856.0
3) Some of the time5629.0
4) A little of the time52.6
5) None of the time10.5
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
278) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I tend to allow people here to do pretty much what they want (q79b) (ALLOWDO)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time73.6
2) Most of the time5930.6
3) Some of the time9348.2
4) A little of the time2915.0
5) None of the time52.6
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
279) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here learn and grow as individuals (q79c) (HELPLRN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time3518.1
2) Most of the time12966.8
3) Some of the time2714.0
4) A little of the time21.0
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
280) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? People have complete faith in me as their leader here (q79d) (COMPLFTH)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2111.0
2) Most of the time13771.7
3) Some of the time2613.6
4) A little of the time63.1
5) None of the time10.5
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
281) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I provide appealing ideas about what we can do here (q79e) (PROVIDE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2412.5
2) Most of the time11157.8
3) Some of the time5327.6
4) A little of the time42.1
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
282) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I encourage people here to think in new ways about puzzling things (q79f) (PUZZLNG)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time3518.1
2) Most of the time10956.5
3) Some of the time4221.8
4) A little of the time73.6
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
283) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? As long as things are working here, I don't try to change things (q79g) (NOCHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time63.1
2) Most of the time5930.7
3) Some of the time6835.4
4) A little of the time5026.0
5) None of the time94.7
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
284) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I make people here feel good to be around me (q79h) (MAKEFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2010.6
2) Most of the time12767.6
3) Some of the time3820.2
4) A little of the time31.6
Missing13 
TOTAL188100.0
285) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help others find meaning in their involvement here (q79i) (HELPFIND)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2714.1
2) Most of the time13670.8
3) Some of the time2714.1
4) A little of the time21.0
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
286) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I give personal attention to those who seem less involved here (q79j) (PRSNLATT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time157.9
2) Most of the time5528.9
3) Some of the time9952.1
4) A little of the time2010.5
5) None of the time10.5
Missing11 
TOTAL190100.0
287) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used the Internet? (q80a) (USEDNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily18595.4
2) At least weekly63.1
3) Less often10.5
4) Never21.0
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
288) In the past year, how often have you . . . Sent or received emails? (q80b) (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily18595.4
2) At least weekly73.6
3) Less often10.5
4) Never10.5
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
289) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (including sermon preparation)? (q80c) (NETRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily10353.4
2) At least weekly6533.7
3) Less often178.8
4) Never84.1
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
290) In the past year, how often have you . . . Sent email to individual worshipers here? (q80d) (SNTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily11559.6
2) At least weekly5830.1
3) Less often178.8
4) Never31.6
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
291) In the past year, how often have you . . . Received email from a worshiper here? (q80e) (RECEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily12664.9
2) At least weekly4422.7
3) Less often2211.3
4) Never21.0
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
292) In the past year, how often have you . . . Participated in a listserv or online group related to this congregation? (q80f) (LISTSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Daily2814.6
2) At least weekly3518.2
3) Less often4925.5
4) Never8041.7
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
293) In the past year, how often have you . . . Conducted any congregational business by email? (q80g) (BIZEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily8041.5
2) At least weekly6835.2
3) Less often3317.1
4) Never126.2
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
294) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used email to plan an event for this congregation? (q80h) (EMAILPLN)
TOTAL%
1) Daily6332.6
2) At least weekly6433.2
3) Less often5428.0
4) Never126.2
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
295) In the past year, how often have you . . . Forwarded an email with spiritual or religious content to a member here? (q80i) (FRWRDEML)
TOTAL%
1) Daily2814.4
2) At least weekly5126.3
3) Less often8945.9
4) Never2613.4
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
296) In the past year, how often have you . . . Maintained a blog related to your ministry? (q80j) (BLOG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily52.6
2) At least weekly2110.9
3) Less often2110.9
4) Never14675.6
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
297) How long does it usually take you to get to the congregation where you serve? (q82) (COMMUTE)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 minutes5628.6
2) 6-10 minutes5729.1
3) 11-15 minutes3015.3
4) 16-20 minutes189.2
5) 21-30 minutes2211.2
6) More than 30 minutes136.6
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
298) Are you: (q83) (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male15679.2
2) Female4120.8
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
299) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Asian or Pacific Islander (q84a) (RACASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19094.5
1) Checked115.5
TOTAL201100.0
300) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Black or African American (q84b) (RACBLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
301) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin (q84c) (RACHISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19597.0
1) Checked63.0
TOTAL201100.0
302) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Indian (American) or Alaska Native (q84d) (RACINDN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19898.5
1) Checked31.5
TOTAL201100.0
303) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) White or Caucasian (q84e) (RACWHT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2411.9
1) Checked17788.1
TOTAL201100.0
304) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Some other race (q84f) (RACOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
305) Would you describe yourself as Hispanic or Latino/a? (q85) (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63.1
2) No18696.9
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
306) In what year were you born? (q86) (YEARBORN)
TOTAL%
1926) 10.5
1932) 10.5
1935) 10.5
1936) 10.5
1938) 10.5
1939) 21.0
1940) 10.5
1942) 10.5
1943) 52.6
1944) 31.5
1945) 42.1
1946) 136.7
1947) 42.1
1948) 52.6
1949) 63.1
1950) 63.1
1951) 73.6
1952) 105.2
1953) 115.7
1954) 105.2
1955) 94.6
1956) 94.6
1957) 157.7
1958) 84.1
1959) 52.6
1960) 42.1
1961) 42.1
1962) 73.6
1963) 21.0
1964) 10.5
1965) 31.5
1966) 21.0
1967) 31.5
1968) 42.1
1969) 31.5
1970) 52.6
1971) 42.1
1972) 10.5
1973) 21.0
1974) 10.5
1975) 21.0
1976) 31.5
1977) 21.0
1981) 10.5
1982) 10.5
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
307) Which of the following best describes your current marital status? (q87) (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never married (Skip to HSHLD6)52.5
2) In first marriage14573.6
3) Divorced or separated (Skip to HSHLD6)105.1
4) Widowed (Skip to HSHLD6)52.5
5) Remarried after death of spouse52.5
6) Remarried after divorce2613.2
7) In a committed relationship10.5
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
308) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Employed or self-employed full-time (q88a) (SPEMFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13165.2
1) Checked7034.8
TOTAL201100.0
309) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Employed or self-employed part-time (q88b) (SPEMPLYD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14471.6
1) Checked5728.4
TOTAL201100.0
310) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Student (q88c) (SPSTDNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
311) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Homemaker (q88d) (SPHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17285.6
1) Checked2914.4
TOTAL201100.0
312) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Retired (q88e) (SPRETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18391.0
1) Checked189.0
TOTAL201100.0
313) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Other (q88f) (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19999.0
1) Checked21.0
TOTAL201100.0
314) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Unemployed (q88g) (SPUNEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20099.5
1) Checked10.5
TOTAL201100.0
315) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Disabled (q88h) (SPDISABL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked201100.0
TOTAL201100.0
316) Is your spouse or partner an ordained minister? (q89) (SPMNSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and serves in this congregation105.6
2) Yes, but serves elsewhere158.4
3) No14279.3
4) No, but he/she is a lay minister or pastoral leader126.7
Missing22 
TOTAL179100.0
317) How many people in your household (including you) are: Less than 6 years old? (q90a) (HSHLD6)
TOTAL%
0) 7080.5
1) 89.2
2) 78.0
3) 11.1
4) 11.1
Missing114 
TOTAL87100.0
318) How many people in your household (including you) are: 6 to 12 years old? (q90b) (HSHLD12)
TOTAL%
0) 6566.3
1) 1212.2
2) 1717.3
3) 44.1
Missing103 
TOTAL98100.0
319) How many people in your household (including you) are: 13 to 18 years old? (q90c) (HSHLD18)
TOTAL%
0) 6060.0
1) 2929.0
2) 1010.0
3) 11.0
Missing101 
TOTAL100100.0
320) How many people in your household (including you) are: 19 to 24 years old? (q90d) (HSHLD24)
TOTAL%
0) 5856.9
1) 2928.4
2) 1211.8
3) 22.0
4) 11.0
Missing99 
TOTAL102100.0
321) How many people in your household (including you) are: 25 years or older? (q90e) (HSHLD25)
TOTAL%
0) 73.7
1) 137.0
2) 14879.1
3) 137.0
4) 52.7
5) 10.5
Missing14 
TOTAL187100.0
322) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Less than 6 years old (q91a) (HSCNG6)
TOTAL%
0) 6479.0
1) 89.9
2) 78.6
3) 22.5
Missing120 
TOTAL81100.0
323) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 6 to 12 years old (q91b) (HSCNG12)
TOTAL%
0) 6065.9
1) 1112.1
2) 1617.6
3) 44.4
Missing110 
TOTAL91100.0
324) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 13 to 18 years old (q91c) (HSCNG18)
TOTAL%
0) 5561.8
1) 2528.1
2) 89.0
3) 11.1
Missing112 
TOTAL89100.0
325) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 19 to 24 years old (q91d) (HSCNG24)
TOTAL%
0) 6069.0
1) 1820.7
2) 66.9
3) 22.3
4) 11.1
Missing114 
TOTAL87100.0
326) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 25 years or older (q91e) (HSCNG25)
TOTAL%
0) 73.7
1) 2613.7
2) 14375.3
3) 105.3
4) 31.6
5) 10.5
Missing11 
TOTAL190100.0
327) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? Please write the number. (q92) (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 2010.2
1) 126.1
2) 9146.4
3) 4724.0
4) 189.2
5) 42.0
6) 10.5
7) 31.5
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
328) How many of your children of any age live at home with you? Please write the number. (q93) (CHLDHOME)
TOTAL%
0) 8946.1
1) 4221.8
2) 5025.9
3) 73.6
4) 42.1
7) 10.5
Missing8 
TOTAL193100.0
329) What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (q94) (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling10.5
4) Completed high school21.0
6) Associate degree10.5
7) Bachelor's degree from a university or college9347.7
8) Master's, Doctorate, or other graduate degree9850.3
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
330) Where were you born? (q95) (WHEREBRN)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States17891.3
2) In another English-speaking country21.0
3) In a non-English speaking country157.7
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
331) Where were your parents born? (q96) (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Both born in United States17489.2
2) Only father born in the United States31.5
3) Only mother born in the United States10.5
4) Both father and mother born in another country178.7
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
332) Where did you live when you were 5 years old? (q97) (LIVEFIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States17589.7
2) In another country2010.3
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
333) When you were 5 years old, was English your primary language? (q98) (ENGLISH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17891.3
2) No178.7
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
334) Job #1: Job description (q100a1) (JB1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work116.9
2) Solo pastor3723.1
3) Senior pastor21.3
4) Co-pastor31.9
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations85.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor7043.8
7) Interim pastor63.8
10) Chaplain74.4
11) Other ministry1610.0
Missing41 
TOTAL160100.0
335) Job #1: Month job began (q100a2a) (JB1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January138.4
2) February31.9
3) March31.9
4) April42.6
5) May53.2
6) June4428.6
7) July2616.9
8) August2013.0
9) September2314.9
10) October85.2
11) November42.6
12) December10.6
Missing47 
TOTAL154100.0
336) Job #1: Year job began (q100a2b) (JB1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1950) 10.6
1957) 10.6
1962) 10.6
1963) 10.6
1965) 10.6
1966) 10.6
1967) 21.2
1968) 10.6
1969) 10.6
1970) 10.6
1971) 53.1
1972) 42.5
1973) 53.1
1974) 42.5
1975) 10.6
1976) 21.2
1977) 42.5
1978) 95.6
1979) 42.5
1980) 74.3
1981) 53.1
1982) 85.0
1983) 74.3
1984) 42.5
1985) 53.1
1986) 85.0
1987) 74.3
1988) 31.9
1989) 42.5
1990) 31.9
1991) 42.5
1992) 21.2
1993) 85.0
1994) 21.2
1995) 21.2
1996) 42.5
1997) 42.5
1998) 21.2
1999) 31.9
2000) 42.5
2001) 53.1
2002) 21.2
2003) 21.2
2004) 31.9
2005) 10.6
2008) 21.2
2009) 10.6
Missing40 
TOTAL161100.0
337) Job #1: Month job ended (q100a3a) (JB1MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January106.5
2) February74.5
3) March74.5
4) April31.9
5) May1711.0
6) June2113.5
7) July159.7
8) August3522.6
9) September74.5
10) October95.8
11) November53.2
12) December1811.6
98) Current position10.6
Missing46 
TOTAL155100.0
338) Job #1: Year job ended (q100a3b) (JB1YREND)
TOTAL%
1954) 195410.6
1959) 195910.6
1965) 196510.6
1967) 196710.6
1968) 196810.6
1969) 196921.2
1971) 197110.6
1972) 197242.5
1973) 197321.2
1974) 197421.2
1975) 197531.9
1976) 197642.5
1977) 197721.2
1978) 197821.2
1979) 197953.1
1980) 198053.1
1981) 198131.9
1982) 198210.6
1983) 198353.1
1984) 198463.7
1985) 198574.3
1986) 198653.1
1987) 198721.2
1988) 198853.1
1989) 198995.6
1990) 199095.6
1991) 199153.1
1992) 199253.1
1993) 199342.5
1994) 199453.1
1995) 199574.3
1996) 199610.6
1997) 199763.7
1998) 199831.9
1999) 199931.9
2000) 200042.5
2001) 200131.9
2002) 200242.5
2003) 200342.5
2004) 200453.1
2005) 200553.1
2008) 200831.9
2009) 200921.2
2010) 201021.2
9998) Current position10.6
Missing40 
TOTAL161100.0
339) Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week (q100a4) (JB1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 32.1
14) 10.7
15) 32.1
20) 64.1
25) 42.7
28) 21.4
30) 42.7
35) 21.4
40) 8759.6
41) 32.1
42) 10.7
45) 74.8
48) 21.4
50) 1711.6
55) 21.4
60) 10.7
61) 10.7
Missing55 
TOTAL146100.0
340) Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week (q100a5) (JB1ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 32.0
14) 10.7
15) 10.7
20) 21.3
24) 10.7
25) 32.0
30) 64.0
35) 32.0
40) 2818.5
41) 10.7
42) 21.3
45) 1610.6
47) 10.7
48) 32.0
50) 2919.2
51) 21.3
52) 10.7
54) 10.7
55) 127.9
56) 21.3
58) 10.7
60) 2214.6
61) 10.7
65) 10.7
70) 42.6
75) 21.3
80) 21.3
Missing50 
TOTAL151100.0
341) Job #1: Average worship attendance (q100a6) (JB1WORAT)
TOTAL%
25) 21.6
28) 10.8
30) 54.1
35) 32.5
50) 43.3
55) 21.6
60) 64.9
62) 10.8
65) 10.8
70) 10.8
75) 10.8
80) 64.9
85) 32.5
90) 10.8
100) 86.6
106) 10.8
120) 10.8
125) 10.8
135) 21.6
150) 75.7
175) 32.5
190) 10.8
200) 75.7
220) 10.8
230) 21.6
240) 10.8
250) 75.7
300) 97.4
325) 10.8
330) 21.6
350) 43.3
375) 10.8
400) 54.1
450) 10.8
500) 32.5
600) 43.3
650) 10.8
700) 21.6
800) 43.3
900) 21.6
950) 10.8
1000) 10.8
1200) 10.8
1500) 10.8
Missing79 
TOTAL122100.0
342) Job #1: Job overlap (q100a7) (JB1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap14893.7
1) Secular-ministry bivocation10.6
2) Ministry-ministry overlap63.8
4) Secular-ministry overlap21.3
9) Overlap - Type unknown10.6
Missing43 
TOTAL158100.0
343) Job #1: Community (q100a8) (JB1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area3623.1
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)5233.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area4226.9
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)2616.7
Missing45 
TOTAL156100.0
344) Job #2: Job Description (q100b1) (JB2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work107.9
2) Solo pastor4434.6
3) Senior pastor43.1
4) Co-pastor53.9
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations64.7
6) Associate/assistant pastor3527.6
7) Interim pastor86.3
9) National staff10.8
10) Chaplain32.4
11) Other ministry118.7
Missing74 
TOTAL127100.0
345) Job #2: Month job began (q100b2a) (JB2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January1915.4
2) February86.5
3) March43.3
4) April43.3
5) May97.3
6) June1411.4
7) July1512.2
8) August1613.0
9) September1411.4
10) October118.9
11) November54.1
12) December43.3
Missing78 
TOTAL123100.0
346) Job #2: Year job began (q100b2b) (JB2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1954) 10.8
1962) 10.8
1965) 10.8
1967) 10.8
1968) 10.8
1969) 10.8
1970) 10.8
1972) 43.1
1973) 32.4
1974) 21.6
1975) 43.1
1976) 21.6
1977) 21.6
1978) 32.4
1979) 43.1
1980) 43.1
1981) 53.9
1983) 43.1
1984) 75.5
1985) 53.9
1986) 32.4
1987) 43.1
1988) 43.1
1989) 86.3
1990) 86.3
1991) 53.9
1992) 32.4
1993) 43.1
1994) 53.9
1995) 75.5
1996) 10.8
1997) 32.4
1999) 21.6
2000) 10.8
2001) 32.4
2002) 32.4
2003) 32.4
2004) 21.6
2005) 10.8
2008) 10.8
Missing74 
TOTAL127100.0
347) Job #2: Month job ended (q100b3a) (JB2MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January97.3
2) February108.1
3) March64.9
4) April54.1
5) May1411.4
6) June1915.4
7) July118.9
8) August1411.4
9) September75.7
10) October75.7
11) November64.9
12) December1512.2
Missing78 
TOTAL123100.0
348) Job #2: Year job ended (q100b3b) (JB2YREND)
TOTAL%
1960) 10.8
1967) 10.8
1970) 10.8
1973) 32.4
1974) 32.4
1975) 10.8
1976) 21.6
1977) 21.6
1978) 21.6
1979) 32.4
1980) 10.8
1981) 32.4
1982) 10.8
1983) 10.8
1984) 32.4
1985) 64.7
1986) 10.8
1987) 32.4
1988) 43.1
1989) 32.4
1990) 75.5
1991) 75.5
1992) 32.4
1993) 43.1
1994) 53.9
1995) 43.1
1996) 10.8
1997) 43.1
1998) 43.1
1999) 75.5
2000) 64.7
2001) 32.4
2002) 75.5
2003) 43.1
2004) 53.9
2005) 43.1
2006) 21.6
2007) 32.4
2009) 21.6
Missing74 
TOTAL127100.0
349) Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week (q100b4) (JB2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
3) 10.9
8) 10.9
10) 21.8
15) 32.6
20) 65.3
24) 10.9
25) 21.8
28) 10.9
30) 21.8
32) 10.9
35) 10.9
40) 6657.9
41) 10.9
45) 43.5
48) 21.8
50) 1210.5
51) 10.9
55) 32.6
57) 10.9
60) 21.8
61) 10.9
Missing87 
TOTAL114100.0
350) Job #2: Average actual worked hours per week (q100b5) (JB2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
5) 10.8
8) 10.8
10) 10.8
15) 43.4
20) 54.2
25) 10.8
30) 43.4
35) 32.5
37) 10.8
40) 2521.0
44) 10.8
45) 65.0
48) 21.7
50) 1916.0
51) 10.8
55) 97.6
56) 10.8
58) 21.7
59) 10.8
60) 2117.6
61) 10.8
65) 65.0
70) 32.5
Missing82 
TOTAL119100.0
351) Job #2: Average worship attendance (q100b6) (JB2WORAT)
TOTAL%
15) 11.0
20) 11.0
25) 11.0
30) 11.0
35) 11.0
40) 11.0
50) 44.1
60) 22.0
65) 44.1
70) 33.1
75) 33.1
80) 11.0
90) 11.0
100) 1111.2
110) 11.0
115) 11.0
120) 55.1
125) 11.0
135) 33.1
140) 22.0
150) 22.0
165) 11.0
180) 11.0
190) 11.0
200) 1212.2
230) 11.0
250) 22.0
275) 11.0
280) 11.0
300) 22.0
325) 11.0
350) 33.1
400) 22.0
450) 11.0
475) 11.0
500) 66.1
600) 66.1
800) 11.0
880) 11.0
1000) 22.0
1100) 11.0
1800) 11.0
Missing103 
TOTAL98100.0
352) Job #2: Job overlap (q100b7) (JB2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap11088.0
1) Secular-ministry bivocation32.4
2) Ministry-ministry86.4
4) Secular-ministry overlap43.2
Missing76 
TOTAL125100.0
353) Job #2: Community (q100b8) (JB2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area2520.5
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)4738.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area2923.8
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)2117.2
Missing79 
TOTAL122100.0
354) Job #3: Job description (q100c1) (JB3DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work88.3
2) Solo pastor1919.8
3) Senior pastor1818.8
4) Co-pastor44.2
6) Associate/assistant pastor2222.9
7) Interim pastor99.4
8) Regional staff11.0
10) Chaplain99.4
11) Other ministry66.3
Missing105 
TOTAL96100.0
355) Job #3: Month job began (q100c2a) (JB3MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January1415.6
2) February88.9
3) March910.0
4) April33.3
5) May88.9
6) June1617.8
7) July910.0
8) August66.7
9) September88.9
10) October33.3
11) November44.4
12) December22.2
Missing111 
TOTAL90100.0
356) Job #3: Year job began (q100c2b) (JB3YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1960) 11.1
1968) 11.1
1970) 11.1
1973) 22.1
1974) 33.2
1975) 22.1
1976) 22.1
1977) 11.1
1978) 22.1
1979) 22.1
1980) 11.1
1981) 11.1
1982) 44.2
1983) 11.1
1984) 44.2
1985) 55.3
1986) 22.1
1987) 11.1
1988) 33.2
1989) 33.2
1990) 66.3
1991) 66.3
1992) 33.2
1993) 33.2
1994) 33.2
1995) 44.2
1996) 11.1
1997) 33.2
1998) 33.2
1999) 33.2
2000) 55.3
2001) 33.2
2002) 22.1
2003) 33.2
2004) 22.1
2005) 11.1
2006) 22.1
Missing106 
TOTAL95100.0
357) Job #3 Month job ended (q100c3a) (JB3MNED)
TOTAL%
1) January44.5
2) February66.7
3) March77.9
4) April33.4
5) May77.9
6) June1516.9
7) July1314.6
8) August77.9
9) September44.5
10) October22.2
11) November77.9
12) December1415.7
Missing112 
TOTAL89100.0
358) Job #3: Year job ended (q100c3b) (JB3YREND)
TOTAL%
1973) 22.1
1976) 11.0
1978) 33.1
1980) 22.1
1982) 22.1
1983) 33.1
1984) 11.0
1986) 22.1
1987) 44.2
1988) 11.0
1989) 33.1
1990) 11.0
1991) 22.1
1992) 11.0
1993) 33.1
1994) 11.0
1995) 77.3
1996) 44.2
1997) 44.2
1998) 77.3
1999) 22.1
2000) 88.3
2001) 11.0
2002) 11.0
2003) 66.3
2004) 77.3
2005) 44.2
2006) 11.0
2007) 33.1
2008) 55.2
2010) 22.1
2011) 22.1
Missing105 
TOTAL96100.0
359) Job #3: Average paid hours worked per week (q100c4) (JB3PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 33.4
12) 11.1
20) 1011.5
25) 11.1
30) 11.1
35) 11.1
40) 4855.2
41) 11.1
45) 55.7
48) 11.1
50) 1011.5
55) 22.3
57) 22.3
60) 11.1
Missing114 
TOTAL87100.0
360) Job #3: Average actual hours worked per week (q100c5) (JB3ACTHR)
TOTAL%
8) 11.1
10) 11.1
12) 11.1
15) 11.1
20) 55.6
25) 44.4
28) 11.1
30) 22.2
40) 1112.2
45) 55.6
48) 22.2
50) 1718.9
51) 11.1
54) 11.1
55) 1112.2
56) 11.1
58) 22.2
60) 1516.7
65) 33.3
66) 11.1
70) 44.4
Missing111 
TOTAL90100.0
361) Job #3: Average worship attendance (q100c6) (JB3WORAT)
TOTAL%
24) 11.4
40) 11.4
50) 45.7
60) 22.9
70) 11.4
75) 34.3
100) 34.3
110) 11.4
125) 34.3
130) 11.4
140) 11.4
145) 11.4
150) 34.3
170) 22.9
175) 11.4
200) 34.3
225) 22.9
230) 11.4
250) 68.6
260) 11.4
300) 11.4
330) 11.4
350) 710.0
380) 11.4
385) 11.4
400) 11.4
425) 11.4
440) 11.4
450) 11.4
500) 45.7
600) 22.9
700) 11.4
800) 22.9
1000) 22.9
1500) 22.9
2000) 11.4
Missing131 
TOTAL70100.0
362) Job #3: Job overlap (q100c7) (JB3OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap8084.2
1) Secular-ministry bivocation44.2
2) Ministry-ministry99.5
4) Secular-ministry overlap22.1
Missing106 
TOTAL95100.0
363) Job #3: Community (q100c8) (JB3COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area77.8
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)4145.6
3) Suburb of a large metro area2932.2
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)1314.4
Missing111 
TOTAL90100.0
364) Job #4: Job description (q100d1) (JB4DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work610.0
2) Solo pastor1423.3
3) Senior pastor1220.0
4) Co-pastor11.7
5) Solo pastor service multiple congregations35.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor35.0
7) Interim pastor711.7
8) Regional staff23.3
9) National staff11.7
10) Chaplain58.3
11) Other ministry610.0
Missing141 
TOTAL60100.0
365) Job #4: Month job began (q100d2a) (JB4MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January1017.5
2) February35.3
3) March610.5
4) April23.5
5) May23.5
6) June610.5
7) July814.0
8) August1017.5
9) September23.5
10) October23.5
11) November47.0
12) December23.5
Missing144 
TOTAL57100.0
366) Job #4: Year job began (q100d2b) (JB4YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1973) 23.3
1976) 23.3
1978) 23.3
1980) 23.3
1982) 11.6
1983) 34.9
1984) 23.3
1986) 23.3
1987) 23.3
1988) 23.3
1990) 46.6
1991) 23.3
1992) 23.3
1993) 23.3
1994) 11.6
1995) 69.8
1996) 34.9
1998) 46.6
1999) 34.9
2000) 34.9
2001) 34.9
2002) 11.6
2003) 23.3
2004) 23.3
2005) 11.6
2009) 23.3
Missing140 
TOTAL61100.0
367) Job #4: Month job ended (q100d3a) (JB4MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January610.5
2) February11.8
3) March47.0
4) April58.8
5) May712.3
6) June58.8
7) July58.8
8) August58.8
9) September35.3
10) October610.5
11) November23.5
12) December814.0
Missing144 
TOTAL57100.0
368) Job #4: Year job ended (q100d3b) (JB4YREND)
TOTAL%
1976) 11.6
1978) 11.6
1979) 23.3
1981) 11.6
1985) 23.3
1987) 46.6
1988) 23.3
1990) 23.3
1992) 11.6
1993) 34.9
1994) 23.3
1996) 23.3
1997) 69.8
1999) 23.3
2000) 58.2
2001) 34.9
2002) 58.2
2003) 46.6
2004) 23.3
2006) 58.2
2007) 34.9
2009) 11.6
2011) 23.3
Missing140 
TOTAL61100.0
369) Job #4: Average paid hours worked per week (q100d4) (JB4PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 11.8
20) 35.3
25) 11.8
32) 11.8
35) 11.8
40) 3459.6
41) 11.8
45) 47.0
50) 610.5
55) 35.3
58) 11.8
80) 11.8
Missing144 
TOTAL57100.0
370) Job #4: Average actual hours worked per week (q100d5) (JB4ACTHR)
TOTAL%
15) 11.7
20) 35.2
30) 23.4
35) 11.7
40) 813.8
45) 610.3
50) 1424.1
51) 11.7
55) 46.9
56) 11.7
60) 1017.2
65) 46.9
67) 11.7
80) 23.4
Missing143 
TOTAL58100.0
371) Job #4: Average worship attendance (q100d6) (JB4WORAT)
TOTAL%
25) 12.7
30) 25.4
38) 12.7
40) 25.4
50) 12.7
65) 12.7
75) 25.4
95) 12.7
100) 410.8
110) 12.7
130) 12.7
140) 12.7
150) 38.1
170) 12.7
175) 12.7
200) 25.4
225) 12.7
250) 12.7
275) 12.7
300) 25.4
500) 12.7
550) 12.7
750) 12.7
800) 38.1
3000) 12.7
Missing164 
TOTAL37100.0
372) Job #4: Job overlap (q100d7) (JB4OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap4981.7
1) Secular-ministry bivocation46.7
2) Ministry-ministry overlap711.7
Missing141 
TOTAL60100.0
373) Job #4: Community (q100d8) (JB4COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area1119.3
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)2645.6
3) Suburb of a large metro area915.8
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)1119.3
Missing144 
TOTAL57100.0
374) Job #5: Job description (q100e1) (JB5DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work36.3
2) Solo pastor1020.8
3) Senior pastor918.8
4) Co-pastor12.1
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations24.2
6) Associate/assistant pastor510.4
7) Interim pastor816.7
9) National staff12.1
10) Chaplain12.1
11) Other ministry816.7
Missing153 
TOTAL48100.0
375) Job #5: Month job began (q100e2a) (JB5MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January613.3
2) February36.7
3) March24.4
4) April24.4
5) May12.2
6) June920.0
7) July613.3
8) August36.7
9) September613.3
10) October511.1
12) December24.4
Missing156 
TOTAL45100.0
376) Job #5: Year job began (q100e2b) (JB5YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1976) 12.0
1979) 36.0
1981) 12.0
1985) 12.0
1987) 510.0
1988) 24.0
1990) 12.0
1991) 12.0
1992) 12.0
1993) 24.0
1994) 24.0
1996) 24.0
1997) 48.0
1998) 24.0
1999) 12.0
2000) 612.0
2001) 36.0
2002) 48.0
2003) 24.0
2004) 36.0
2006) 24.0
2007) 12.0
Missing151 
TOTAL50100.0
377) Job #5: Month Job Ended (q100e3a) (JB5MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January24.3
2) February510.6
3) March12.1
5) May12.1
6) June1123.4
7) July48.5
8) August817.0
9) September48.5
10) October48.5
12) December714.9
Missing154 
TOTAL47100.0
378) Job #5: Year Job Ended (q100e3b) (JB5YREND)
TOTAL%
1985) 36.0
1988) 12.0
1989) 12.0
1990) 36.0
1992) 12.0
1995) 24.0
1997) 12.0
1999) 24.0
2000) 24.0
2001) 36.0
2002) 24.0
2003) 48.0
2004) 48.0
2005) 816.0
2006) 48.0
2007) 24.0
2008) 36.0
2009) 24.0
2010) 12.0
2011) 12.0
Missing151 
TOTAL50100.0
379) Job #5: Average paid hours worked per week (q100e4) (JB5PDHRS)
TOTAL%
18) 12.2
20) 48.9
25) 12.2
32) 12.2
35) 12.2
40) 2657.8
41) 12.2
45) 36.7
50) 48.9
55) 24.4
60) 12.2
Missing156 
TOTAL45100.0
380) Job #5: Average actual hours worked per week (q100e5) (JB5ACTHR)
TOTAL%
8) 12.1
18) 12.1
20) 48.5
25) 24.3
35) 12.1
40) 612.8
45) 817.0
50) 714.9
51) 12.1
55) 48.5
56) 12.1
60) 612.8
70) 48.5
75) 12.1
Missing154 
TOTAL47100.0
381) Job #5: Average worship attendance (q100e6) (JB5WORAT)
TOTAL%
25) 13.2
30) 13.2
35) 13.2
50) 39.7
100) 13.2
120) 39.7
125) 13.2
150) 26.5
180) 13.2
200) 39.7
240) 13.2
250) 13.2
300) 412.9
320) 13.2
350) 13.2
400) 13.2
425) 13.2
450) 13.2
500) 13.2
1750) 13.2
2000) 13.2
Missing170 
TOTAL31100.0
382) Job #5: Job overlap (q100e7) (JB5OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap4285.7
1) Secular-ministry bivocation12.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap612.2
Missing152 
TOTAL49100.0
383) Job #5: Community (q100e8) (JB5COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area24.5
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)2045.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area1125.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)1125.0
Missing157 
TOTAL44100.0
384) Job #6: Job description (q100f1) (JB6DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work26.7
2) Solo pastor516.7
3) Senior pastor516.7
4) Co-pastor310.0
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations13.3
6) Associate/assistant pastor413.3
7) Interim pastor516.7
8) Regional Staff13.3
10) Chaplain13.3
11) Other ministry310.0
Missing171 
TOTAL30100.0
385) Job #6: Month job began (q100f2a) (JB6MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January13.8
2) February415.4
3) March13.8
5) May27.7
6) June623.1
7) July415.4
8) August13.8
9) September311.5
10) October27.7
11) November13.8
12) December13.8
Missing175 
TOTAL26100.0
386) Job #6: Year job began (q100f2b) (JB6YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1985) 13.4
1988) 13.4
1989) 13.4
1990) 310.3
1991) 13.4
1992) 13.4
1995) 26.9
1997) 13.4
1999) 310.3
2000) 26.9
2001) 26.9
2002) 13.4
2003) 310.3
2004) 13.4
2005) 310.3
2006) 26.9
2007) 13.4
Missing172 
TOTAL29100.0
387) Job #6: Month job ended (q100f3a) (JB6MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January13.7
2) February13.7
3) March27.4
4) April13.7
5) May27.4
6) June518.5
7) July414.8
8) August311.1
9) September13.7
10) October27.4
11) November13.7
12) December311.1
98) Current position13.7
Missing174 
TOTAL27100.0
388) Job #6: Year job ended (q100f3b) (JB6YREND)
TOTAL%
1989) 198913.4
1990) 199013.4
1992) 199213.4
1993) 199326.9
1995) 199513.4
1998) 199813.4
1999) 199913.4
2000) 200013.4
2001) 200113.4
2002) 200213.4
2003) 2003310.3
2004) 200426.9
2005) 200526.9
2006) 2006310.3
2007) 200713.4
2008) 2008310.3
2009) 200926.9
2011) 201113.4
9998) Current position13.4
Missing172 
TOTAL29100.0
389) Job #6: Average paid hours worked per week (q100f4) (JB6PDHRS)
TOTAL%
20) 415.4
25) 13.8
40) 1453.8
45) 27.7
50) 311.5
55) 13.8
60) 13.8
Missing175 
TOTAL26100.0
390) Job #6: Average actual hours worked per week (q100f5) (JB6ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 13.7
20) 311.1
25) 13.7
30) 13.7
40) 414.8
50) 518.5
51) 13.7
55) 518.5
56) 13.7
60) 414.8
70) 13.7
Missing174 
TOTAL27100.0
391) Job #6: Average worship attendance (q100f6) (JB6WORAT)
TOTAL%
15) 16.3
30) 16.3
50) 16.3
100) 16.3
110) 16.3
140) 16.3
200) 16.3
250) 212.5
300) 16.3
400) 16.3
500) 212.5
600) 16.3
650) 16.3
1300) 16.3
Missing185 
TOTAL16100.0
392) Job #6: Job overlap (q100f7) (JB6OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap2482.8
2) Ministry- ministry overlap413.8
4) Secular-ministry overlap13.4
Missing172 
TOTAL29100.0
393) Job #6: Community (q100f8) (JB6COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area416.0
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)936.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area728.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)520.0
Missing176 
TOTAL25100.0
394) Job #7: Job description (q100g1) (JB7DESCR)
TOTAL%
2) Solo pastor314.3
3) Senior pastor628.6
6) Associate/assistant pastor14.8
7) Interim pastor733.3
8) Regional staff14.8
10) Champlain314.3
Missing180 
TOTAL21100.0
395) Job #7: Month job began (q100g2a) (JB7MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January211.1
2) February211.1
6) June422.2
7) July316.7
8) August316.7
9) September15.6
10) October211.1
12) December15.6
Missing183 
TOTAL18100.0
396) Job #7: Year job began (q100g2b) (JB7YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1989) 15.0
1990) 15.0
1991) 15.0
1992) 210.0
1993) 15.0
1995) 15.0
1997) 15.0
2000) 15.0
2001) 15.0
2003) 15.0
2004) 210.0
2005) 210.0
2006) 315.0
2007) 15.0
2008) 15.0
Missing181 
TOTAL20100.0
397) Job #7: Month job ended (q100g3a) (JB7MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January211.1
3) March15.6
4) April211.1
5) May15.6
6) June527.8
7) July211.1
8) August211.1
9) September15.6
10) October15.6
12) December15.6
Missing183 
TOTAL18100.0
398) Job #7: Year job ended (q100g3b) (JB7YREND)
TOTAL%
1990) 15.0
1991) 15.0
1993) 15.0
1994) 15.0
1995) 15.0
2000) 15.0
2001) 15.0
2002) 15.0
2003) 15.0
2005) 210.0
2006) 210.0
2007) 15.0
2008) 210.0
2009) 210.0
2010) 210.0
Missing181 
TOTAL20100.0
399) Job #7: Average paid hours worked per week (q100g4) (JB7PDHRS)
TOTAL%
15) 15.9
18) 15.9
25) 15.9
30) 15.9
40) 847.1
45) 317.6
50) 15.9
60) 15.9
Missing184 
TOTAL17100.0
400) Job #7: Average actual hours worked per week (q100g5) (JB7ACTHR)
TOTAL%
15) 211.1
18) 15.6
25) 15.6
35) 15.6
40) 211.1
45) 211.1
50) 211.1
51) 15.6
55) 15.6
56) 15.6
59) 15.6
60) 211.1
75) 15.6
Missing183 
TOTAL18100.0
401) Job #7: Average worship attendance (q100g6) (JB7WORAT)
TOTAL%
40) 19.1
50) 19.1
60) 19.1
100) 19.1
125) 19.1
190) 19.1
200) 218.2
300) 19.1
600) 19.1
700) 19.1
Missing190 
TOTAL11100.0
402) Job #7: Job overlap (q100g7) (JB7OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1680.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap420.0
Missing181 
TOTAL20100.0
403) Job #7: Community (JB7COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area315.8
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)736.8
3) Suburb of a large metro area736.8
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)210.5
Missing182 
TOTAL19100.0
404) Job #8: Job description (q100h1) (JB8DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work110.0
2) Solo pastor440.0
4) Co-pastor110.0
7) Interim pastor440.0
Missing191 
TOTAL10100.0
405) Job #8: Month job began (q100h2a) (JB8MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January220.0
5) May110.0
6) June330.0
7) July110.0
8) August110.0
9) September110.0
12) December110.0
Missing191 
TOTAL10100.0
406) Job #8: Year job began (q100h2b) (JB8YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1990) 19.1
1991) 19.1
1993) 19.1
1994) 19.1
1995) 19.1
2001) 19.1
2003) 19.1
2005) 19.1
2006) 218.2
2009) 19.1
Missing190 
TOTAL11100.0
407) Job #8: Month job ended (q100h3a) (JB8MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January110.0
4) April110.0
5) May220.0
6) June110.0
8) August220.0
9) September110.0
11) November110.0
12) December110.0
Missing191 
TOTAL10100.0
408) Job #8: Year job ended(q100h3b) (JB8YREND)
TOTAL%
1991) 19.1
1994) 19.1
1999) 19.1
2000) 19.1
2003) 19.1
2004) 19.1
2006) 19.1
2007) 19.1
2008) 19.1
2009) 19.1
2011) 19.1
Missing190 
TOTAL11100.0
409) Job #8: Average paid hours worked per week (q100h4) (JB8PDHRS)
TOTAL%
20) 111.1
25) 222.2
30) 111.1
40) 222.2
45) 222.2
50) 111.1
Missing192 
TOTAL9100.0
410) Job #8: Average actual hours worked per week (q100h5) (JB8ACTHR)
TOTAL%
25) 111.1
40) 222.2
45) 111.1
50) 333.3
51) 111.1
55) 111.1
Missing192 
TOTAL9100.0
411) Job #8: Average worship attendance (q100h6) (JB8WORAT)
TOTAL%
40) 114.3
50) 114.3
75) 114.3
120) 114.3
200) 114.3
300) 114.3
700) 114.3
Missing194 
TOTAL7100.0
412) Job #8: Job overlap (q100h7) (JB8OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap990.0
2) Ministry-ministry110.0
Missing191 
TOTAL10100.0
413) Job #8: Community (q100h8) (JB8COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area111.1
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)555.6
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)333.3
Missing192 
TOTAL9100.0
414) Job #9: Job description (q100i1) (JB9DESCR)
TOTAL%
2) Solo pastor116.7
3) Senior pastor116.7
7) Interim pastor350.0
10) Chaplain116.7
Missing195 
TOTAL6100.0
415) Job #9: Month job began (q100i2a) (JB9MNBEG)
TOTAL%
2) February116.7
5) May116.7
7) July233.3
9) September233.3
Missing195 
TOTAL6100.0
416) Job #9: Year job began (q100i2b) (JB9YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1991) 116.7
1996) 116.7
1999) 116.7
2000) 116.7
2008) 116.7
2009) 116.7
Missing195 
TOTAL6100.0
417) Job #9: Month job ended (q100i3a (JB9MNEND)
TOTAL%
4) April116.7
6) June233.3
8) August116.7
9) September116.7
12) December116.7
Missing195 
TOTAL6100.0
418) Job #9: Year job ended (q100i3b) (JB9YREND)
TOTAL%
1993) 116.7
1997) 116.7
2002) 116.7
2004) 116.7
2009) 116.7
2010) 116.7
Missing195 
TOTAL6100.0
419) Job #9: Average paid hours worked per week (q100i4) (JB9PDHRS)
TOTAL%
25) 120.0
40) 240.0
45) 240.0
Missing196 
TOTAL5100.0
420) Job #9: Average actual hours worked per week (q100i5) (JB9ACTHR)
TOTAL%
25) 120.0
40) 120.0
50) 240.0
51) 120.0
Missing196 
TOTAL5100.0
421) Job #9: Average worship attendance (q100i6) (JB9WORAT)
TOTAL%
80) 133.3
150) 133.3
1200) 133.3
Missing198 
TOTAL3100.0
422) Job #9: Job overlap (q100i7) (JB9OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap583.3
2) Ministry-ministry overlap116.7
Missing195 
TOTAL6100.0
423) Job #9: Community (q100i8) (JB9COMM)
TOTAL%
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)120.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area240.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)240.0
Missing196 
TOTAL5100.0
424) Job #10: Job description (q100j1) (J10DESCR)
TOTAL%
2) Solo pastor125.0
7) Interim Pastor250.0
11) Other ministry125.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
425) Job #10: Month job began (q100j2a) (J10MNBEG)
TOTAL%
3) March125.0
7) July125.0
9) September125.0
11) November125.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
426) Job #10: Year job began (q100j2b) (J10YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1993) 125.0
1998) 125.0
2001) 125.0
2009) 125.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
427) Job #10: Month job ended (q100j3a) (J10MNEND)
TOTAL%
2) February125.0
7) July125.0
11) November125.0
12) December125.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
428) Job #10: Year job ended (q100j3b) (J10YREND)
TOTAL%
2000) 125.0
2004) 125.0
2011) 250.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
429) Job #10: Average paid hours worked per week (q100j4) (J10PDHRS)
TOTAL%
15) 125.0
40) 125.0
45) 250.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
430) Job #10: Average actual hours worked per week (q100j5) (J10ACTHR)
TOTAL%
15) 125.0
50) 125.0
51) 125.0
60) 125.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
431) Job #10: Average worship attendance (q100j6) (J10WORAT)
TOTAL%
35) 133.3
250) 133.3
300) 133.3
Missing198 
TOTAL3100.0
432) Job #10: Job overlap (q100j7) (J10OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap375.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap125.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
433) Job #10: Community (q100j8) (J10COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area133.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area133.3
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)133.3
Missing198 
TOTAL3100.0
434) Have you held more than 10 jobs since graduation or ordination? (q100k) (MORE10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44.0
2) No9796.0
Missing100 
TOTAL101100.0
435) Current Job #1: Job description (Q100l1) (CJ1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work10.5
2) Solo pastor9549.5
3) Senior pastor6835.4
4) Co-pastor63.1
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations52.6
6) Associate/assistant pastor21.0
7) Interim pastor136.8
11) Other ministry21.0
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
436) Current Job #1: Month job began (q100l2a) (CJ1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January2111.4
2) February94.9
3) March126.5
4) April84.3
5) May94.9
6) June147.6
7) July2212.0
8) August3016.3
9) September2614.1
10) October158.2
11) November158.2
12) December31.6
Missing17 
TOTAL184100.0
437) Current Job #1: Year job began (Q100l2b) (CJ1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1977) 10.5
1983) 21.0
1985) 10.5
1986) 21.0
1987) 31.5
1990) 42.1
1991) 31.5
1992) 21.0
1993) 52.6
1994) 10.5
1995) 31.5
1996) 10.5
1997) 42.1
1998) 63.1
1999) 73.6
2000) 84.1
2001) 105.1
2002) 115.6
2003) 147.2
2004) 136.7
2005) 2311.8
2006) 84.1
2007) 84.1
2008) 126.2
2009) 126.2
2010) 105.1
2011) 2110.8
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0
438) Current Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week (q100l4) (CJ1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 10.6
2) 10.6
8) 10.6
15) 21.2
16) 10.6
20) 95.3
21) 10.6
24) 31.8
28) 10.6
30) 42.3
32) 10.6
35) 10.6
40) 9857.3
41) 31.8
45) 84.7
48) 42.3
50) 2414.0
52) 10.6
55) 21.2
56) 10.6
57) 21.2
60) 10.6
61) 10.6
Missing30 
TOTAL171100.0
439) Current Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week (q100l5) (CJ1ACTHR)
TOTAL%
8) 10.5
12) 10.5
15) 10.5
16) 10.5
20) 42.1
22) 10.5
25) 21.0
27) 10.5
28) 31.6
30) 21.0
31) 10.5
35) 21.0
40) 157.9
41) 52.6
42) 31.6
43) 10.5
45) 147.3
47) 10.5
48) 73.7
50) 4222.0
51) 31.6
52) 31.6
54) 21.0
55) 189.4
56) 63.1
57) 10.5
58) 21.0
60) 2312.0
61) 21.0
65) 84.2
67) 10.5
68) 21.0
70) 63.1
71) 10.5
75) 31.6
80) 21.0
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
440) Current Job #1: Average worship attendance (q100l6) (CJ1WORAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL160193.831255
441) Current Job #1: Job overlap (q100l7) (CJ1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap17589.3
1) Secular-ministry bivocation73.6
2) Ministry-ministry overlap42.0
4) Secular-ministry overlap84.1
9) Overlap-type unknown21.0
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
442) Current Job #1: Community (q100l8) (CJ1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area2413.1
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)7440.4
3) Suburb of a large metro area6233.9
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)2312.6
Missing18 
TOTAL183100.0
443) Current Job #2: Job description (q100m1) (CJ2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work562.5
8) Regional staff112.5
11) Other ministry112.5
12) Lay minister or pastoral leader112.5
Missing193 
TOTAL8100.0
444) Current Job #2: Month job began (q100m2a) (CJ2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
4) April125.0
5) May125.0
7) July125.0
9) September125.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
445) Current Job #2: Year job began (q100m2b) (CJ2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1992) 116.7
1998) 116.7
2005) 116.7
2007) 116.7
2008) 116.7
2011) 116.7
Missing195 
TOTAL6100.0
446) Current Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week (q100m4) (CJ2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
20) 125.0
40) 375.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
447) Current Job #2: Average actual hours worked per week (q100m5) (CJ2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
5) 228.6
17) 114.3
20) 114.3
40) 228.6
50) 114.3
Missing194 
TOTAL7100.0
448) Current Job #2: Average worship attendance (q100m6) (CJ2WORAT)
TOTAL%
18) 1100.0
Missing200 
TOTAL1100.0
449) Current Job #2: Job overlap (q100m7) (CJ2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
1) Secular-ministry bivocation450.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap112.5
4) Secular-ministry overlap337.5
Missing193 
TOTAL8100.0
450) Current Job #2: Community (q100m8) (CJ2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area125.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area125.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)250.0
Missing197 
TOTAL4100.0
451) Average attendance 2011 (AVGATT11)
TOTAL%
30) 15.0
45) 15.0
47) 15.0
50) 210.0
76) 15.0
87) 15.0
89) 15.0
120) 15.0
125) 210.0
128) 15.0
175) 15.0
184) 15.0
187) 15.0
193) 15.0
310) 15.0
330) 15.0
402) 15.0
500) 15.0
Missing181 
TOTAL20100.0
452) Average attendance 2010 (AVGATT10)
TOTAL%
40) 15.3
45) 210.5
53) 15.3
57) 15.3
63) 15.3
76) 15.3
91) 15.3
116) 15.3
118) 15.3
125) 15.3
134) 15.3
175) 15.3
177) 15.3
181) 15.3
194) 15.3
300) 15.3
340) 15.3
386) 15.3
Missing182 
TOTAL19100.0
453) Average attendance 2009 (AVGATT09)
TOTAL%
45) 210.5
56) 15.3
59) 15.3
61) 15.3
72) 15.3
75) 15.3
86) 15.3
112) 210.5
121) 15.3
133) 15.3
174) 15.3
175) 15.3
185) 15.3
198) 15.3
290) 15.3
350) 15.3
405) 15.3
Missing182 
TOTAL19100.0
454) Average attendance 2008 (AVGATT08)
TOTAL%
45) 15.3
50) 15.3
51) 15.3
55) 210.5
61) 15.3
70) 15.3
75) 15.3
107) 15.3
118) 15.3
132) 15.3
135) 15.3
175) 15.3
177) 15.3
199) 15.3
214) 15.3
290) 15.3
320) 15.3
375) 15.3
Missing182 
TOTAL19100.0
455) Average attendance 2007 (AVGATT07)
TOTAL%
50) 210.5
51) 15.3
56) 210.5
58) 15.3
72) 15.3
80) 15.3
101) 15.3
106) 15.3
124) 15.3
136) 15.3
175) 210.5
177) 15.3
206) 15.3
225) 15.3
340) 15.3
350) 15.3
Missing182 
TOTAL19100.0
456) Average attendance 2006 (AVGATT06)
TOTAL%
46) 15.9
50) 211.8
59) 15.9
67) 15.9
86) 15.9
92) 15.9
95) 15.9
122) 15.9
163) 15.9
169) 15.9
175) 15.9
207) 15.9
210) 15.9
240) 15.9
325) 15.9
350) 15.9
Missing184 
TOTAL17100.0
457) Average attendance 2005 (AVGATT05)
TOTAL%
34) 16.3
50) 212.5
52) 16.3
70) 16.3
79) 16.3
86) 16.3
92) 16.3
117) 16.3
125) 16.3
152) 16.3
184) 16.3
203) 16.3
280) 16.3
305) 16.3
350) 16.3
Missing185 
TOTAL16100.0
458) Average attendance 2004 (AVGATT04)
TOTAL%
28) 16.7
35) 16.7
55) 16.7
78) 16.7
88) 16.7
92) 16.7
94) 16.7
105) 16.7
125) 16.7
137) 16.7
183) 16.7
188) 16.7
190) 16.7
250) 16.7
350) 16.7
Missing186 
TOTAL15100.0
459) WEB SURVEY DATA (WBSURVDA)
TOTAL%
0) No17989.1
1) Yes2210.9
TOTAL201100.0
460) How many years in ordained ministry? (YEARSMIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19122.59312
461) How long worked full time before entering ministry? (years) (PRIORMIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10710.82210
462) How long away from parish ministry? (years) (AWAYPAR)
TOTAL%
.75) 12.6
.916666666666667) 25.3
1) 410.5
1.33333333333333) 12.6
1.5) 12.6
1.66666666666667) 12.6
2) 410.5
2.58333333333333) 12.6
2.83333333333333) 25.3
3) 25.3
3.25) 12.6
3.5) 12.6
3.83333333333333) 12.6
4) 25.3
4.25) 12.6
4.58333333333333) 12.6
5) 12.6
5.5) 12.6
6) 37.9
6.91666666666667) 12.6
10) 25.3
14) 12.6
18) 12.6
20) 12.6
30.5) 12.6
Missing163 
TOTAL38100.0
463) Number of clergy filling regular or permanent positions (REGLEAD)
TOTAL%
0) 157.6
1) 8241.6
2) 7136.0
3) 2010.2
4) 21.0
5) 31.5
6) 10.5
7) 10.5
8) 10.5
24) 10.5
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
464) Number of clergy filling interim or temporary positions (TEMPLEAD)
TOTAL%
0) 9950.3
1) 5829.4
2) 2613.2
3) 105.1
4) 21.0
5) 10.5
6) 10.5
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
465) Number of full time ordained paid staff (FTORDAIN)
TOTAL%
0) 4020.2
1) 12563.1
2) 2613.1
3) 42.0
4) 10.5
6) 10.5
7) 10.5
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
466) Number of part time ordained staff (PTORDAIN)
TOTAL%
0) 15276.8
1) 3718.7
2) 63.0
3) 10.5
4) 21.0
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
467) Number of full time lay paid staff (FTLAYPDS)
TOTAL%
0) 15578.3
1) 2713.6
2) 94.5
3) 31.5
4) 21.0
5) 10.5
55) 10.5
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
468) Number of part time lay paid staff (PTLAYPDS)
TOTAL%
0) 12965.2
1) 3115.7
2) 147.1
3) 105.1
4) 84.0
5) 31.5
6) 10.5
7) 10.5
10) 10.5
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
469) Number of full time other paid staff (FTOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) 13970.2
1) 2512.6
2) 115.6
3) 105.1
4) 42.0
5) 21.0
6) 31.5
7) 10.5
10) 10.5
15) 10.5
30) 10.5
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
470) Number of part time other paid staff (PTOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) 4120.7
1) 178.6
2) 3517.7
3) 3417.2
4) 2713.6
5) 168.1
6) 115.6
7) 52.5
8) 42.0
9) 31.5
10) 10.5
12) 10.5
13) 10.5
25) 10.5
30) 10.5
Missing3 
TOTAL198100.0
471) Number of years participated in group (PARTICIP)
TOTAL%
8.33333333333333E-02) 10.7
.333333333333333) 21.4
.416666666666667) 10.7
.5) 21.4
.75) 10.7
1) 85.6
1.16666666666667) 21.4
1.41666666666667) 10.7
1.5) 32.1
1.58333333333333) 10.7
2) 128.3
2.33333333333333) 10.7
2.5) 10.7
3) 2215.3
3.16666666666667) 21.4
3.5) 21.4
3.83333333333333) 10.7
4) 106.9
5) 106.9
5.16666666666667) 21.4
5.5) 10.7
5.83333333333333) 21.4
6) 64.2
7) 42.8
7.08333333333333) 10.7
8) 32.1
8.16666666666667) 10.7
8.5) 10.7
9) 32.1
9.5) 10.7
10) 128.3
10.1666666666667) 10.7
10.25) 10.7
10.4166666666667) 10.7
11) 21.4
12) 21.4
13) 10.7
14) 10.7
15) 21.4
16) 32.1
17) 10.7
17.25) 10.7
18) 10.7
20) 53.5
23.0833333333333) 10.7
31) 10.7
Missing57 
TOTAL144100.0
472) AGE CALLED TO BECOME ORDAINED MINISTER (CALLDAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 9 or younger52.6
2) 10-14147.3
3) 15-195830.2
4) 20-246232.3
5) 25-29189.4
6) 30-39199.9
7) 40-49147.3
8) 50 and older21.0
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
473) AGE WHEN RECEIVED FULL ORDINATION (ORDNAGE)
TOTAL%
2) 20-2911459.4
3) 30-394221.9
4) 40-492211.5
5) 50-59136.8
6) 60 or older10.5
Missing9 
TOTAL192100.0
474) Number of different positions served (NUMJOBS)
TOTAL%
0) None21.1
1) 12814.9
2) 23518.6
3) 34423.4
4) 42412.8
5) 5-95127.1
6) 10-1442.1
Missing13 
TOTAL188100.0
475) Approximate annual cash salary (EARLYPAY)
TOTAL%
0) None11.1
1) Less than $10,00077.4
2) $10,000 - $19,9992425.5
3) $20,000 - $29,9991414.9
4) $30,000 - $39,9991313.8
5) $40,000 - $49,9991010.6
6) $50,000 - $59,99955.3
7) $60,000 - $69,99955.3
8) $70,000 - $79,99944.3
9) $80,000 or more1111.7
Missing107 
TOTAL94100.0
476) Final year in job (EARLYYR)
TOTAL%
2) 1960-196932.8
3) 1970-19792523.1
4) 1980-19893229.6
5) 1990-19992321.3
6) 2000-present2523.1
Missing93 
TOTAL108100.0
477) Year received first theology degree (FIRSTDEG)
TOTAL%
1) Prior to 196021.0
2) 1960-196984.1
3) 1970-19793719.1
4) 1980-19896533.5
5) 1990-19994221.6
6) 2000-present4020.6
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
478) Year became pastor of congregation (YRPASTR)
TOTAL%
2) 1980-198984.0
3) 1990-1994189.0
4) 1995-19992311.5
5) 2000-20045427.0
6) 2005-present9748.5
Missing1 
TOTAL200100.0
479) If yes, how many other congregations? (NUMCONG)
TOTAL%
1) 583.3
3) 116.7
Missing195 
TOTAL6100.0
480) Average hours per week at other job (HRSPWOJ)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 10627.3
2) 10-19 hours1045.5
3) 20-29 hours14.5
4) 30-39 hours14.5
5) 40 hours or more418.2
Missing179 
TOTAL22100.0
481) Hours spent preaching and worship leadership (PRCHHOUR)
TOTAL%
2) 1-4 hours42.1
3) 5-9 hours3820.0
4) 10-19 hours10555.3
5) 20-29 hours4222.1
6) 30 hours or more10.5
Missing11 
TOTAL190100.0
482) Hours spent teaching people about the faith (TCHHOURS)
TOTAL%
0) None42.3
2) 1-4 hours11766.1
3) 5-9 hours4223.7
4) 10-19 hours137.3
5) 20-29 hours10.6
Missing24 
TOTAL177100.0
483) Hours spent training people for ministry (TRAINHRS)
TOTAL%
0) None138.1
2) 1-4 hours11973.9
3) 5-9 hours2515.5
4) 10-19 hours42.5
Missing40 
TOTAL161100.0
484) Hours spent in pastoral counseling (COUNSLHR)
TOTAL%
0) None31.7
2) 1-4 hours12870.7
3) 5-9 hours3619.9
4) 10-19 hours126.6
5) 20-29 hours21.1
Missing20 
TOTAL181100.0
485) Hours spent visiting members and family (MEMVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) None10.5
2) 1-4 hours11261.2
3) 5-9 hours4926.8
4) 10-19 hours1910.4
5) 20-29 hours21.1
Missing18 
TOTAL183100.0
486) Hours spent visiting prospective members and working to convert others (PROVSTHR)
TOTAL%
0) None2314.3
1) Less than 1 hour10.6
2) 1-4 hours12778.9
3) 5-9 hours85.0
4) 10-19 hours21.2
Missing40 
TOTAL161100.0
487) Hours spent in administrative work of the congregation (ADMINHRS)
TOTAL%
0) None10.5
2) 1-4 hours3820.0
3) 5-9 hours3518.4
4) 10-19 hours8444.2
5) 20-29 hours2412.6
6) 30 hours or more84.2
Missing11 
TOTAL190100.0
488) Hours spent in involvement in denominational/interdenominational/interfaith affairs (DENHOURS)
TOTAL%
0) None116.3
2) 1-4 hours13777.8
3) 5-9 hours2111.9
4) 10-19 hours63.4
5) 20-29 hours10.6
Missing25 
TOTAL176100.0
489) Hours spent in involvement in community organizations (CMMHOURS)
TOTAL%
0) None2113.5
2) 1-4 hours11574.2
3) 5-9 hours149.0
4) 10-19 hours42.6
5) 20-29 hours10.6
Missing46 
TOTAL155100.0
490) Hours spent in youth ministry (YOUTHHRS)
TOTAL%
0) None4835.0
2) 1-4 hours8360.6
3) 5-9 hours64.4
Missing64 
TOTAL137100.0
491) Hours spent in work related to the congregation (HRSWKCN)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 20 hours84.2
2) 20-39 hours168.4
3) 40-49 hours5629.3
4) 50-59 hours7539.3
5) 60-69 hours3116.2
6) 70 or more hours52.6
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
492) Number of people you personally encouraged to become a pastor (ENCOPAST)
TOTAL%
0) None5025.8
1) 15327.3
2) 25226.8
3) 3157.7
4) 4168.2
5) 5 or more84.1
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
493) Time spent in prayer/meditation/Bible reading (PRYRTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Under 5 hours7941.8
2) 5-9 hours6735.4
3) 10-14 hours3116.4
4) 20 hours or more115.8
5) Varies10.5
Missing12 
TOTAL189100.0
494) Time spent reading (READTIME)
TOTAL%
0) None31.6
1) Under 5 hours8444.0
2) 5-9 hours6433.5
3) 10-19 hours3015.7
4) 20 hours or more94.7
5) Varies10.5
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
495) Time spent using the internet (INTRNTHR)
TOTAL%
0) None31.6
1) Under 5 hours6736.2
2) 5-9 hours6736.2
3) 10-19 hours3418.4
4) 20 hours or more137.0
5) Varies10.5
Missing16 
TOTAL185100.0
496) Time spent on email and text messaging (EMLTXTHR)
TOTAL%
0) None42.1
1) Under 5 hours8746.5
2) 5-9 hours5529.4
3) 10-19 hours3217.1
4) 20 hours or more84.3
5) Varies10.5
Missing14 
TOTAL187100.0
497) Time spent on physical exercise (EXCSTIME)
TOTAL%
0) None179.0
1) Under 5 hours10053.2
2) 5-9 hours6434.0
3) 10-19 hours63.2
4) 20 hours or more10.5
Missing13 
TOTAL188100.0
498) Time spent on recreation and hobbies (RECRTNHR)
TOTAL%
0) None2616.3
1) Under 5 hours8452.5
2) 5-9 hours4528.1
3) 10-19 hours42.5
4) 20 hours or more10.6
Missing41 
TOTAL160100.0
499) Time spent watching TV (TVTIMEHR)
TOTAL%
0) None147.6
1) Under 5 hours4323.2
2) 5-9 hours6434.6
3) 10-19 hours5831.4
4) 20 hours or more63.2
Missing16 
TOTAL185100.0
500) Time spent socializing/eating out with friends (SOCLTIME)
TOTAL%
0) None2011.1
1) Under 5 hours11664.4
2) 5-9 hours3217.8
3) 10-19 hours126.7
Missing21 
TOTAL180100.0
501) Current annual salary as minister (CURSALRY)
TOTAL%
0) None10.5
1) Less than $10,00052.7
2) $10,000-$19,999158.2
3) $20,000-$29,9992111.5
4) $30,000-$39,9993720.2
5) $40,000-$49,9993720.2
6) $50,000-$59,9992714.8
7) $60,000-$69,9991910.4
8) $70,000-$99,999179.3
9) $100,000 or more42.2
Missing18 
TOTAL183100.0
502) Money paid each month toward educational debts (EDUCDEBT)
TOTAL%
1) No debt14473.5
2) 03618.4
3) $1-$999157.7
4) $1000 or more10.5
Missing5 
TOTAL196100.0
503) Fair rental value (RNTLVALU)
TOTAL%
4) $5,000-$7,49917.7
6) $10,000-$14,999430.8
7) $15,000-$19,000538.5
8) $20,000 or more323.1
Missing188 
TOTAL13100.0
504) Amount of housing allowance (HSALWAMT)
TOTAL%
3) $2,000-$4,99921.4
4) $5,000-$7,499932.0
5) $7,500-$9,99921.4
6) $10,000-$14,999138.8
7) $15,000-$19,9992114.2
8) $20,000 or more10772.3
Missing53 
TOTAL148100.0
505) If yes, what percent of annual salary to retirement plan? (RETRSALR)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5%97.8
2) 5-9%43.5
3) 10-14%7464.3
4) 15-19%1714.8
5) 20-29%21.7
6) 30% or more97.8
Missing86 
TOTAL115100.0
506) Total other annual income: spouse's salary (SPOSESAL)
TOTAL%
0) None3422.7
1) $1-$4,99953.3
2) $5,000-$9,999149.3
3) $10,000-$19,9992013.3
4) $20,000-$29,9991610.7
5) $30,000-$39,9991711.3
6) $40,000-$49,0002013.3
7) $50,000-$99,9991711.3
8) $100,000 or more74.7
Missing51 
TOTAL150100.0
507) Total other annual income: pastor's other employment (OTERHSAL)
TOTAL%
0) None5061.7
1) $1-$4,999911.1
2) $5,000-$9,99956.2
3) $10,000-$19,99956.2
4) $20,000-$29,99944.9
5) $30,000-$39,99911.2
6) $40,000-$49,00011.2
7) $50,000-$99,99967.4
Missing120 
TOTAL81100.0
508) Total other annual income: other income (OTHERINC)
TOTAL%
0) None4042.6
1) $1-$4,9991313.8
2) $5,000-$9,99999.6
3) $10,000-$19,99999.6
4) $20,000-$29,99988.5
5) $30,000-$39,99944.3
6) $40,000-$49,00022.1
7) $50,000-$99,99977.4
8) $100,000 or more22.1
Missing107 
TOTAL94100.0
509) Length of last sabbatical leave in days (SABBTLVD)
TOTAL%
1) Up to 30 days612.8
2) 31-60 days919.1
3) 61-90 days1940.4
4) Over 90 days1327.7
Missing154 
TOTAL47100.0
510) Number of times group meets per year (TIMESYR)
TOTAL%
1) 1-6 times3625.7
2) 7-12 times7654.3
3) 13 times or more2820.0
Missing61 
TOTAL140100.0
511) Average hours per meeting (HRSMTG)
TOTAL%
2) 1 hour1611.7
3) 2 hours8562.0
4) 3 hours139.5
5) 4 or more hours2316.8
Missing64 
TOTAL137100.0
512) Age (AGE)
TOTAL%
26) 10.5
27) 10.5
31) 21.0
32) 31.5
33) 21.0
34) 10.5
35) 21.0
36) 10.5
37) 42.1
38) 52.6
39) 31.5
40) 42.1
41) 31.5
42) 21.0
43) 31.5
44) 10.5
45) 21.0
46) 73.6
47) 42.1
48) 42.1
49) 52.6
50) 84.1
51) 157.7
52) 94.6
53) 94.6
54) 105.2
55) 115.7
56) 105.2
57) 73.6
58) 63.1
59) 63.1
60) 52.6
61) 42.1
62) 136.7
63) 42.1
64) 31.5
65) 52.6
66) 10.5
68) 10.5
69) 21.0
70) 10.5
72) 10.5
73) 10.5
76) 10.5
82) 10.5
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
513) Age group (AGEGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 3021.0
2) 30-392311.9
3) 40-493518.0
4) 50-599146.9
5) 60-693819.6
6) 70 or older52.6
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
514) I-AGE: Age group (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 506030.9
2) 50-599146.9
3) 60 or older4322.2
Missing7 
TOTAL194100.0
515) I-EDUC: What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (q94) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree from a university or college9348.7
2) Master's, Doctorate, or other graduate degree9851.3
Missing10 
TOTAL191100.0
516) I-GENDER: Are you: (q83) (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male15679.2
2) Female4120.8
Missing4 
TOTAL197100.0
517) I-THEOLOGY: Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (q65) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative or very conservative7035.9
2) Right in the middle5628.7
3) Liberal or very liberal6935.4
Missing6 
TOTAL195100.0