U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Church of the Nazarene Leader Survey

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Nazarene > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Congregation ID (CONGID)
2) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (If none, check here:) (NODENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
3) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (DENOM1)
TOTAL%
79) Church of the Nazarene34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
4) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (If you did not attend a congregation before age 12, check here:) (NODEN12)
TOTAL%
1) Checked3100.0
Missing31 
TOTAL3100.0
5) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (DEN12_1)
TOTAL%
37) Southern Baptist12.9
55) Christian & Missionary Alliance12.9
66) Church of God12.9
76) Church of God Holiness12.9
79) Church of the Nazarene1338.2
118) Lutheran12.9
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America12.9
145) Methodist25.9
197) Presbyterian25.9
213) Roman Catholic Church38.8
228) Wesleyan Church12.9
243) Evangelical United Brethren12.9
288) United Holiness12.9
998) Non-denominational25.9
999) None38.8
TOTAL34100.0
6) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (DEN12_2)
TOTAL%
289) Bible Missionary1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
7) What is your present denomination? (DENOMPR)
TOTAL%
79) Church of the Nazarene34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
8) Are you ordained? (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3397.1
2) No, but I'm working toward ordination12.9
TOTAL34100.0
9) If ordained, how old were you when you received full ordination as minister, pastor, priest, or rabbi? (AGEORD)
TOTAL%
23) 26.1
24) 26.1
25) 26.1
27) 26.1
28) 26.1
29) 412.1
31) 13.0
32) 26.1
33) 39.1
34) 26.1
39) 26.1
40) 26.1
41) 13.0
42) 13.0
43) 26.1
44) 13.0
48) 13.0
51) 13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
10) Overall, how many YEARS have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (YRSORD)
TOTAL%
1) 13.0
3) 13.0
5) 13.0
6) 13.0
7) 13.0
8) 13.0
9) 26.1
10) 13.0
11) 13.0
14) 26.1
15) 13.0
16) 26.1
18) 26.1
20) 26.1
21) 13.0
23) 13.0
27) 13.0
29) 26.1
30) 13.0
31) 26.1
32) 26.1
33) 26.1
36) 13.0
47) 13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
11) Overall, how many MONTHS have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (MNTHSORD)
TOTAL%
0) 28.0
2) 28.0
3) 28.0
4) 936.0
5) 416.0
6) 312.0
8) 14.0
9) 14.0
11) 14.0
Missing9 
TOTAL25100.0
12) In how many different positions, including your current one, have you served as a paid ordained minister? (NUMBPOS)
TOTAL%
1) 929.0
2) 825.8
3) 39.7
4) 39.7
5) 26.5
6) 39.7
7) 26.5
9) 13.2
Missing3 
TOTAL31100.0
13) At what age did you first seriously consider that you were called to become an ordained minister, pastor or priest? (AGECALLD)
TOTAL%
8) 12.9
10) 12.9
12) 12.9
14) 25.9
16) 38.8
17) 25.9
18) 411.8
19) 12.9
20) 12.9
21) 38.8
22) 12.9
23) 12.9
24) 25.9
25) 12.9
28) 38.8
30) 12.9
31) 12.9
32) 12.9
33) 12.9
35) 25.9
45) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
14) Did you work full-time at one or more other occupations before entering the ministry? (OTHOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2676.5
2) No823.5
TOTAL34100.0
15) If yes, for how long? (Years) (OCCYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) 14.0
2) 416.0
3) 14.0
4) 14.0
5) 14.0
6) 14.0
8) 28.0
10) 14.0
12) 28.0
13) 14.0
15) 14.0
17) 14.0
18) 28.0
19) 14.0
20) 14.0
21) 14.0
23) 14.0
30) 14.0
35) 14.0
Missing9 
TOTAL25100.0
16) If yes, for how long? (Months) (OCCMONTH)
TOTAL%
0) 342.9
2) 114.3
6) 228.6
9) 114.3
Missing27 
TOTAL7100.0
17) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (LASTOCC)
TOTAL%
4) Lawyers, judges or legislators13.8
5) Teachers and professors415.4
6) All other professionals415.4
7) Managers and administrators623.1
9) Craftsman and related workers519.2
10) Operatives, factory13.8
11) Transport, laborers13.8
12) Farmers13.8
13) Service workers27.7
16) Armed services, police, firefighter13.8
Missing8 
TOTAL26100.0
18) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (LASTOCC2)
TOTAL%
5) Teachers and Professors1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
19) In your final year in that job, what was your approximate annual cash salary? (OCCSALRY)
TOTAL%
5400) 14.0
6800) 14.0
7800) 14.0
10400) 14.0
12000) 14.0
14000) 14.0
15000) 14.0
15600) 14.0
19200) 14.0
20000) 28.0
21000) 14.0
25000) 14.0
30000) 28.0
31000) 14.0
36000) 14.0
40000) 416.0
43000) 14.0
55000) 14.0
58000) 14.0
120000) 14.0
Missing9 
TOTAL25100.0
20) What year was that? (OCCFNLYR)
TOTAL%
1971) 13.8
1972) 27.7
1974) 13.8
1977) 13.8
1979) 27.7
1980) 13.8
1982) 13.8
1984) 13.8
1988) 13.8
1989) 415.4
1990) 13.8
1991) 27.7
1994) 13.8
1997) 13.8
1998) 13.8
1999) 13.8
2000) 27.7
2003) 13.8
2005) 13.8
Missing8 
TOTAL26100.0
21) 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 (LFTJNPAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3088.2
1) Checked411.8
TOTAL34100.0
22) 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 (LFTJSEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2882.4
1) Checked617.6
TOTAL34100.0
23) 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 (LFTJNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1029.4
1) Checked2470.6
TOTAL34100.0
24) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of years (YRSAWAY)
TOTAL%
1) 440.0
3) 110.0
4) 330.0
5) 110.0
10) 110.0
Missing24 
TOTAL10100.0
25) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of months (MNTHAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 233.3
2) 116.7
4) 233.3
6) 116.7
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
26) What is the highest level of theological training you have obtained? (THEOTRNG)
TOTAL%
2) Certificate from denominational training program, Bible college or seminary618.2
3) Bible college degree721.2
4) Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity1236.4
5) M.A., S.T.M., Th.M. or other master's degree39.1
6) Doctor of Ministry degree26.1
7) Ph.D. or Th.D.13.0
8) Other26.1
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
27) When did you receive your first theological degree? (YRDEGREE)
TOTAL%
1961) 13.7
1972) 13.7
1976) 311.1
1977) 311.1
1979) 13.7
1985) 13.7
1986) 13.7
1987) 13.7
1990) 13.7
1992) 13.7
1993) 13.7
1994) 311.1
1995) 13.7
1997) 13.7
2000) 13.7
2002) 13.7
2003) 27.4
2004) 13.7
2005) 27.4
Missing7 
TOTAL27100.0
28) Are you currently attending a seminary or theological school? (ATTENSEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes412.1
2) No2987.9
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
29) If currently attending seminary or theological school, what degree are you seeking? (DEGSEEK)
TOTAL%
4) Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity250.0
5) M.A., S.T.M., Th.M. or other master's degree125.0
6) Doctor of ministry125.0
Missing30 
TOTAL4100.0
30) Are you the congregation's principal leader? (LEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3397.1
2) No12.9
TOTAL34100.0
31) Were you a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the congregation's leader? (MEMBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, immediately before becoming the leader12.9
2) Yes, but I was a member or participant in the past12.9
3) No3294.1
TOTAL34100.0
32) Did you have to be ordained in order to hold the position that you are now in? (NEEDORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1235.3
2) No2264.7
TOTAL34100.0
33) How would you describe your current position? (CURRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) Senior pastor, priest or minister1750.0
2) Solo pastor, priest or minister1750.0
TOTAL34100.0
34) In what year did you become the pastor of this congregation? (YRPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1985) 12.9
1986) 25.9
1992) 12.9
1994) 12.9
1996) 12.9
1998) 12.9
1999) 411.8
2000) 25.9
2001) 25.9
2002) 25.9
2003) 411.8
2004) 25.9
2005) 720.6
2006) 25.9
2007) 12.9
2008) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
35) 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 (LEADPERM)
TOTAL%
1) 1030.3
2) 1545.5
3) 412.1
4) 39.1
16) 13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
36) 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 (LEADTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 17.7
1) 861.5
2) 430.8
Missing21 
TOTAL13100.0
37) Do you currently pastor another congregation? (MULTCONG)
TOTAL%
2) No34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
38) Do you currently work at any other job other than as pastor of this congregation (and other related congregations)? (OTHJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes721.2
2) No2678.8
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
39) If yes, what is your other job or occupation? (OTHJOB1)
TOTAL%
2) Other religious professional114.3
5) Teachers and professors228.6
6) All other professionals114.3
9) Craftsmen and related workers114.3
11) Transport, laborers228.6
Missing27 
TOTAL7100.0
40) Average hours per week (at other job) (OTHJBHRS)
TOTAL%
5) 342.9
12) 114.3
16) 114.3
20) 228.6
Missing27 
TOTAL7100.0
41) 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. Number of ordained professionals: Full-time (ORDFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 12.9
1) 2985.3
2) 38.8
3) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
42) 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. Number of ordained professionals: Part-time (ORDPART)
TOTAL%
0) 1482.4
1) 211.8
2) 15.9
Missing17 
TOTAL17100.0
43) 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. Number of non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Full-time (LAYFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 1381.3
1) 212.5
2) 16.3
Missing18 
TOTAL16100.0
44) 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. Number of non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Part-time (LAYPART)
TOTAL%
0) 1257.1
1) 628.6
2) 314.3
Missing13 
TOTAL21100.0
45) 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. Number of other paid employees: Full-time (OTHFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 1493.3
2) 16.7
Missing19 
TOTAL15100.0
46) 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. Number of other paid employees: Part-time (OTHPART)
TOTAL%
0) 829.6
1) 725.9
2) 1037.0
3) 27.4
Missing7 
TOTAL27100.0
47) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Loaned money to someone outside your family (LOANED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2264.7
1) Checked1235.3
TOTAL34100.0
48) 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 (CAREDSCK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2470.6
1) Checked1029.4
TOTAL34100.0
49) 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 (HELPFND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1852.9
1) Checked1647.1
TOTAL34100.0
50) 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 (GIVEFOOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1029.4
1) Checked2470.6
TOTAL34100.0
51) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Will vote or did vote in the 2008 presidential election (VOTEPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
52) 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) (CHARITAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked720.6
1) Checked2779.4
TOTAL34100.0
53) 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 (WORKSOLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1235.3
1) Checked2264.7
TOTAL34100.0
54) 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 (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2573.5
1) Checked926.5
TOTAL34100.0
55) 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 (CONTPOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3397.1
1) Checked12.9
TOTAL34100.0
56) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Went on a mission or service trip (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2161.8
1) Checked1338.2
TOTAL34100.0
57) 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) (HRSPRCH)
TOTAL%
3) 12.9
6) 12.9
8) 411.8
10) 514.7
12) 411.8
13) 12.9
15) 514.7
16) 12.9
18) 12.9
20) 720.6
22) 12.9
25) 25.9
40) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
58) 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 (HRSFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) 39.1
1.5) 13.0
2) 618.2
3) 1133.3
4) 412.1
5) 412.1
6) 26.1
8) 13.0
10) 13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
59) 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 (HRSTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) 13.8
1) 934.6
2) 830.8
3) 311.5
4) 27.7
5) 13.8
8) 13.8
10) 13.8
Missing8 
TOTAL26100.0
60) 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 (HRSCOUNS)
TOTAL%
0) 13.1
1) 1031.3
2) 928.1
3) 39.4
4) 412.5
5) 39.4
6) 13.1
8) 13.1
Missing2 
TOTAL32100.0
61) 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 (HRSVISIT)
TOTAL%
1) 720.6
2) 617.6
3) 823.5
4) 25.9
5) 411.8
7) 12.9
8) 25.9
10) 12.9
15) 25.9
20) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
62) 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 other to the faith (HRSCONV)
TOTAL%
0) 26.7
.5) 13.3
1) 826.7
2) 723.3
3) 310.0
4) 516.7
5) 310.0
10) 13.3
Missing4 
TOTAL30100.0
63) 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 meeting (HRSADMIN)
TOTAL%
1) 12.9
2) 25.9
3) 617.6
4) 617.6
5) 12.9
6) 25.9
10) 1029.4
15) 25.9
20) 38.8
32) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
64) 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 (HRSDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) 413.3
1) 1653.3
2) 413.3
3) 310.0
4) 310.0
Missing4 
TOTAL30100.0
65) 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 (HRSCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) 729.2
1) 1250.0
2) 14.2
4) 14.2
8) 14.2
10) 14.2
20) 14.2
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
66) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Youth ministry (HRSYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) 1456.0
1) 624.0
2) 312.0
3) 14.0
5) 14.0
Missing9 
TOTAL25100.0
67) In a typical week approximately how many hours do you spend in work related to your employment in this congregation? (HRSWK)
TOTAL%
12) 13.0
18) 13.0
31) 13.0
40) 39.1
42) 13.0
45) 26.1
47) 13.0
50) 618.2
51) 13.0
53) 13.0
55) 515.2
58) 13.0
60) 515.2
62) 13.0
67) 13.0
70) 13.0
75) 13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
68) In your preaching, do you use the scripture texts from a prescribed lectionary? (TEXTS)
TOTAL%
1) Always25.9
2) Most of the time38.8
3) Occasionally1029.4
4) Never1955.9
TOTAL34100.0
69) In the past two years, how many people from this congregation have you personally encouraged to consider becoming a pastor, minister or priest? (ENCOURG)
TOTAL%
0) 514.7
1) 617.6
2) 1029.4
3) 926.5
4) 25.9
5) 25.9
TOTAL34100.0
70) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Prayer, meditation, Bible reading, and other spiritual disciplines (Hours) (TIMEPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) 25.9
2) 38.8
2.5) 12.9
4) 38.8
5) 38.8
7) 926.5
8) 38.8
10) 514.7
12) 12.9
14) 25.9
15) 12.9
21) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
71) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Reading (other than for specific sermons or teaching) (Hours) (TIMEREAD)
TOTAL%
0) 38.8
1) 411.8
2) 926.5
3) 38.8
4) 38.8
5) 38.8
6) 12.9
7) 38.8
8) 25.9
10) 25.9
15) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
72) 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) (TIMEWEB)
TOTAL%
0) 617.6
.5) 12.9
1) 12.9
2) 514.7
3) 411.8
4) 25.9
5) 617.6
6) 25.9
7) 25.9
8) 12.9
10) 25.9
20) 25.9
TOTAL34100.0
73) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Email and text messaging (Hours) (TIMEEML)
TOTAL%
0) 515.2
1) 515.2
2) 824.2
3) 39.1
3.5) 13.0
4) 39.1
5) 26.1
6) 13.0
7) 26.1
8) 13.0
10) 26.1
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
74) 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) (TIMEFAM)
TOTAL%
2) 12.9
4) 12.9
6) 25.9
7) 12.9
8) 38.8
9) 12.9
10) 514.7
12) 411.8
14) 12.9
15) 411.8
16) 12.9
20) 514.7
21) 12.9
30) 12.9
35) 12.9
38) 12.9
40) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
75) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Physical exercise for your health (Hours) (TIMEEXER)
TOTAL%
0) 1236.4
1) 515.2
2) 39.1
3) 39.1
4) 13.0
5) 412.1
6) 13.0
7) 26.1
8) 13.0
9) 13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
76) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Recreation and hobbies (Hours) (TIMERECR)
TOTAL%
0) 1343.3
1) 310.0
2) 310.0
3) 26.7
4) 413.3
5) 13.3
6) 26.7
8) 13.3
10) 13.3
Missing4 
TOTAL30100.0
77) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Watching television (including news, sports, movies, and shows) (TIMETV)
TOTAL%
2) 12.9
3) 38.8
4) 25.9
5) 823.5
6) 25.9
7) 12.9
8) 25.9
10) 411.8
11) 12.9
12) 38.8
14) 38.8
15) 25.9
20) 12.9
36) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
78) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Socializing or eating out with friends (Hours) (TIMESOC)
TOTAL%
0) 515.2
1) 39.1
2) 721.2
3) 412.1
4) 412.1
5) 39.1
6) 39.1
7) 13.0
8) 13.0
9) 13.0
10) 13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
79) 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? (SALARY)
TOTAL%
0) 12.9
3598) 12.9
9620) 12.9
12000) 12.9
15000) 38.8
16900) 25.9
19616) 12.9
24000) 25.9
28000) 12.9
28116) 12.9
30000) 25.9
30250) 12.9
32000) 25.9
33000) 12.9
36000) 12.9
36800) 12.9
38000) 12.9
45000) 25.9
47000) 12.9
48000) 12.9
50000) 25.9
54500) 12.9
57000) 12.9
60000) 12.9
63563) 12.9
65000) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
80) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (If no educational debt, check here:) (EDDEBTNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28.7
1) Checked2191.3
Missing11 
TOTAL23100.0
81) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (EDDEBT)
TOTAL%
0) 750.0
30) 17.1
100) 17.1
135) 17.1
138) 17.1
182) 17.1
400) 17.1
500) 17.1
Missing20 
TOTAL14100.0
82) Are you furnished with a parsonage, manse, or rectory (either by your congregation, denomination or some other organization)? (HOUSING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2058.8
2) No1441.2
TOTAL34100.0
83) 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) (RENTVAL)
TOTAL%
4800) 210.5
5400) 210.5
6000) 421.1
6500) 15.3
7200) 210.5
7800) 15.3
9600) 15.3
12000) 210.5
14400) 210.5
15000) 15.3
16000) 15.3
Missing15 
TOTAL19100.0
84) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? (HOUSALLW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2058.8
2) No1441.2
TOTAL34100.0
85) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? Amount of housing allowance (Annual basis) (AMOUNT)
TOTAL%
1200) 15.0
1300) 210.0
2400) 15.0
3000) 15.0
4800) 15.0
5000) 15.0
7000) 15.0
8400) 15.0
13200) 15.0
14400) 210.0
15000) 15.0
18000) 15.0
19352) 15.0
20600) 15.0
24000) 15.0
25779) 15.0
35000) 15.0
36000) 15.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
86) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my congregation or denomination (HCARECON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1544.1
1) Checked1955.9
TOTAL34100.0
87) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my spouse's employer (HCARESP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2779.4
1) Checked720.6
TOTAL34100.0
88) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my other employment (HCAREEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
89) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from another source (HCAREOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2985.3
1) Checked514.7
TOTAL34100.0
90) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, but I pay the health care premium myself (HCAREPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3191.2
1) Checked38.8
TOTAL34100.0
91) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, I don't have health care benefits (HCARENO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3294.1
1) Checked25.9
TOTAL34100.0
92) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination (SPCHCCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1647.1
1) Checked1852.9
TOTAL34100.0
93) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through his or her employer (SPCHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2470.6
1) Checked1029.4
TOTAL34100.0
94) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment (SPHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
95) Does your spouse currently receive healt care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source (SPHCOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2985.3
1) Checked514.7
TOTAL34100.0
96) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves (SPHCHPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3397.1
1) Checked12.9
TOTAL34100.0
97) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, s/he doesn't have health care benefits (SPHCNCAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3397.1
1) Checked12.9
TOTAL34100.0
98) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No spouse (SPHCNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
99) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination (CHCARCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2779.4
1) Checked720.6
TOTAL34100.0
100) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my spouse's employer (CHCARSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2985.3
1) Checked514.7
TOTAL34100.0
101) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment (CHCAREMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
102) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source (CHCAROTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3191.2
1) Checked38.8
TOTAL34100.0
103) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves (CHCARPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3397.1
1) Checked12.9
TOTAL34100.0
104) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, they don't have health care benefits (CHCARNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
105) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No children at home (CHCARNOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1647.1
1) Checked1852.9
TOTAL34100.0
106) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? (PENSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2161.8
2) No1338.2
TOTAL34100.0
107) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? What percent of your annual salary? (PENAMT)
TOTAL%
.1) 16.3
1.5) 16.3
2) 318.8
3) 212.5
5) 318.8
6) 16.3
6.3) 16.3
7) 16.3
10) 212.5
15) 16.3
Missing18 
TOTAL16100.0
108) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Spouse's salary (INCSPSAL)
TOTAL%
0) 832.0
1000) 14.0
2400) 14.0
8100) 14.0
10000) 14.0
18000) 14.0
20000) 14.0
24000) 28.0
25000) 14.0
26000) 14.0
29000) 14.0
30000) 14.0
31000) 14.0
33000) 14.0
38000) 14.0
45000) 14.0
90000) 14.0
Missing9 
TOTAL25100.0
109) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Your other employment (INCOTHEM)
TOTAL%
0) 1155.0
1000) 15.0
2500) 15.0
3000) 210.0
7000) 210.0
8000) 15.0
10000) 210.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
110) 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.) (INCOTH)
TOTAL%
0) 1275.0
500) 16.3
7200) 16.3
18000) 16.3
50000) 16.3
Missing18 
TOTAL16100.0
111) Over the past few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse, or has it stayed the same? (FINANC)
TOTAL%
1) Better1132.4
2) Worse720.6
3) Stayed the same1647.1
TOTAL34100.0
112) How often during the past year did you take part in some form of continuing theological education lasting at least a full day? (CONTTHED)
TOTAL%
1) Never411.8
2) Once or twice1441.2
3) Three to five times1338.2
4) More than five times38.8
TOTAL34100.0
113) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past ten years? (SABBATLV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes411.8
2) No3088.2
TOTAL34100.0
114) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past ten years? How long was your sabbatical leave? (days) (SABBLONG)
TOTAL%
2) 120.0
21) 120.0
30) 240.0
60) 120.0
Missing29 
TOTAL5100.0
115) Do you regularly take a day off each week? (DAYOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2264.7
2) No1235.3
TOTAL34100.0
116) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (DAYOFFW1)
TOTAL%
2) Monday836.4
4) Wednesday14.5
5) Thursday14.5
6) Friday940.9
7) Saturday313.6
Missing12 
TOTAL22100.0
117) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (DAYOFFW2)
TOTAL%
7) Saturday2100.0
Missing32 
TOTAL2100.0
118) Over the past two years, has there been any conflict in this congregation? (Check only one.) (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) No conflict that I'm aware of1029.4
2) Some minor conflict2058.8
3) Major conflict12.9
4) Major conflict with leaders or people leaving38.8
TOTAL34100.0
119) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Finances (CNFLFIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2083.3
1) Checked416.7
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
120) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in worship style (CNFLWORS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1666.7
1) Checked833.3
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
121) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in music style (CNFLMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2083.3
1) Checked416.7
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
122) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in other programs of the congregation (CNFLPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2083.3
1) Checked416.7
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
123) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Doctrines (CNFLDCTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2395.8
1) Checked14.2
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
124) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral leadership style (CNFLPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1562.5
1) Checked937.5
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
125) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Lay leadership style (CNFLLAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1979.2
1) Checked520.8
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
126) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between staff and/or clergy (CNFLSTFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2395.8
1) Checked14.2
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
127) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Sexual misconduct (CNFLSEX)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2395.8
1) Checked14.2
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
128) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues regarding homosexuality (CNFLHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2395.8
1) Checked14.2
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
129) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Racial or ethnic issues (CNFLRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24100.0
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
130) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Women in leadership positions in this congregation (CNFLWOMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2395.8
1) Checked14.2
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
131) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues about a new building or renovation of an existing building (CNFLBLDG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2291.7
1) Checked28.3
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
132) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Other (CNFLOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1979.2
1) Checked520.8
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
133) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Held congregational meeting(s) to discuss the issue (CONMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1979.2
1) Checked520.8
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
134) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Appointed a special task force or committee to work through the issue (CONTASKF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2187.5
1) Checked312.5
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
135) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) A denominational official or committee met with congregational leaders (CONOFFCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24100.0
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
136) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Worked with a specialized consultant who helps congregations in conflict (CONCONSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24100.0
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
137) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Used conflict resolution program or resources (CONRESOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2395.8
1) Checked14.2
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
138) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) No special approach was used other than how the congregation typically makes decisions (CONNOSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1250.0
1) Checked1250.0
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
139) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Other (CONOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2083.3
1) Checked416.7
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
140) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) General discussion/conversation/mediation/communication (individually or in groups) (CONDISCV)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
141) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Spiritual/Biblical tactics (CONBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2100.0
Missing32 
TOTAL2100.0
142) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Existing group in congregation dealt with issue (CONEXGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2100.0
Missing32 
TOTAL2100.0
143) Have you met regularly with other ministers or pastoral leaders in a small group for continuing education and support in the past five years? (SMGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2058.8
2) No1441.2
TOTAL34100.0
144) 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. (GRPDSCR1)
TOTAL%
3) Area ministers' group315.0
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals210.0
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy630.0
8) Spiritual formation groups525.0
14) Other15.0
15) Minister or colleague group not otherwise specified315.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
145) 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. (GRPDSCR2)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical clergy groups114.3
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals114.3
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy114.3
7) Study group342.9
8) Spiritual formation group114.3
Missing27 
TOTAL7100.0
146) 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. (GRPDSCR3)
TOTAL%
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
147) How long have you participated in that group? Years (GRPYRS)
TOTAL%
1) 15.3
2) 15.3
3) 526.3
4) 315.8
5) 210.5
6) 15.3
10) 315.8
16) 15.3
20) 15.3
26) 15.3
Missing15 
TOTAL19100.0
148) How long have you participated in that group? Months (GRPMNTHS)
TOTAL%
0) 240.0
2) 120.0
3) 240.0
Missing29 
TOTAL5100.0
149) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Times per year (GRPTIMES)
TOTAL%
2) 15.0
3) 210.0
4) 15.0
6) 210.0
7) 15.0
9) 210.0
10) 210.0
12) 315.0
14) 15.0
30) 15.0
45) 210.0
50) 15.0
52) 15.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
150) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Hours per meeting (GRPDURAT)
TOTAL%
1) 15.0
1.5) 15.0
2) 840.0
3) 315.0
6) 315.0
8) 15.0
10) 15.0
15) 15.0
48) 15.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
151) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Members decide who belongs (GRPBELNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1575.0
1) Checked525.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
152) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Members decide what group does (GRPDOES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1365.0
1) Checked735.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
153) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) A sponsoring organization (such as judicatory, diocese, or seminary) provides curriculum (GRPSPONS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1575.0
1) Checked525.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
154) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group includes persons of different races or ethnicities (GRPRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1155.0
1) Checked945.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
155) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group includes persons of different denominations or faith traditions (GRPINCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1575.0
1) Checked525.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
156) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group has a trained leader or facilitator (GRPLEADR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1365.0
1) Checked735.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
157) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) My congregation contributes to the cost of participation in the group (GRPCOST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1680.0
1) Checked420.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
158) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is sharing personal concerns or struggles (GRPCONC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1260.0
1) Checked840.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
159) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is engaging in Biblical or theological reflection (GRPBIBLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1575.0
1) Checked525.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
160) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is sharing ideas and resources for effective ministry (GRPSHRNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked630.0
1) Checked1470.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
161) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Those I minister to have been positively affected by my participation (GRPPOSIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked840.0
1) Checked1260.0
Missing14 
TOTAL20100.0
162) How important would you say that this congregation's denomination is for the way that it organizes its programs or ministries? (DENOMIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance1750.0
2) Somewhat important1544.1
3) Somewhat unimportant12.9
4) Of little importance12.9
TOTAL34100.0
163) Choose one: (LEADSTYL)
TOTAL%
1) I make most of the decisions here; lay members generally follow my lead.25.9
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.2779.4
3) Lay leaders come up with most of the initiatives in the congregation, although I try to exert a strong influence on their decisions.38.8
4) Lay leaders make most of the decisions about the congregation's directions and programs; my role is to empower them to implement their decisions25.9
TOTAL34100.0
164) Of the following, which one best describes your opinion of the future directions of this congregation? (FUTDIREC)
TOTAL%
3) We are currently deciding on new directions1132.4
4) We are currently moving in new directions2058.8
5) We need to rethink where we are heading25.9
6) Our future is very unclear or doubtful12.9
TOTAL34100.0
165) In general, would you say your health is . . . (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent617.6
2) Very good1750.0
3) Good1029.4
5) Poor12.9
TOTAL34100.0
166) During the past four weeks, how much did pain interfere with your normal activities (including both work outside the home and housework)? (PAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1852.9
2) A little bit1132.4
3) Moderately12.9
4) Quite a bit38.8
5) Extremely12.9
TOTAL34100.0
167) 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)? (HLTHPROB)
TOTAL%
3) Some of the time411.8
4) A little of the time617.6
5) None of the time2470.6
TOTAL34100.0
168) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? (MARHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy2163.6
2) Pretty happy1030.3
3) Not too happy26.1
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
169) What is your height? Feet (HEIGHTFT)
TOTAL%
5) 2573.5
6) 926.5
TOTAL34100.0
170) What is your height? Inches (HEIGHTIN)
TOTAL%
0) 39.4
2) 26.3
3) 26.3
4) 13.1
5) 13.1
7) 13.1
8) 13.1
9) 825.0
10) 515.6
11) 825.0
Missing2 
TOTAL32100.0
171) What is your weight? Pounds (WEIGHT)
TOTAL%
120) 12.9
131) 12.9
165) 12.9
169) 12.9
173) 12.9
175) 38.8
180) 38.8
185) 12.9
190) 25.9
195) 25.9
205) 12.9
210) 12.9
215) 12.9
220) 12.9
225) 12.9
230) 38.8
235) 12.9
240) 12.9
245) 25.9
252) 12.9
255) 12.9
260) 12.9
278) 12.9
280) 12.9
340) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
172) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word1544.1
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings720.6
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context1235.3
TOTAL34100.0
173) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative926.5
2) Conservative2367.6
3) Right in the middle25.9
TOTAL34100.0
174) Have you ever had a conversion experience or a moment of decisive faith commitment? (CONVEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
175) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth (RELIGEQ)
TOTAL%
4) Disagree617.6
5) Strongly disagree2882.4
TOTAL34100.0
176) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? Only followers of Jesus can be saved (SAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2676.5
2) Agree617.6
4) Disagree12.9
5) Strongly disagree12.9
TOTAL34100.0
177) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is directly involved in worldly affairs (GODINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1544.1
2) Agree1750.0
3) Neutral or unsure12.9
5) Strongly disagree12.9
TOTAL34100.0
178) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is angered by human sin (GODANGER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2058.8
2) Agree1132.4
3) Neutral or unsure12.9
5) Strongly disagree25.9
TOTAL34100.0
179) How satisfied are you with: Your health? (SATHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted514.7
2) Somewhat delighted1132.4
3) A little delighted1132.4
4) Mixed feelings514.7
5) A little terrible12.9
6) Somewhat terrible12.9
TOTAL34100.0
180) How satisfied are you with: Your relationships with family or friends? (SATRELAT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted1029.4
2) Somewhat delighted1647.1
3) A little delighted720.6
6) Somewhat terrible12.9
TOTAL34100.0
181) How satisfied are you with: Your life as a whole? (SALIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted1132.4
2) Somewhat delighted1441.2
3) A little delighted617.6
4) Mixed feelings12.9
5) A little terrible12.9
6) Somewhat terrible12.9
TOTAL34100.0
182) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Being ordained (IMPORDND)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance1750.0
2) Somewhat important1235.3
3) Somewhat unimportant514.7
TOTAL34100.0
183) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Having a seminary degree or certificate (IMPDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance411.8
2) Somewhat important1750.0
3) Somewhat unimportant1029.4
4) Of little importance38.8
TOTAL34100.0
184) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Having a clear sense of call from God (IMPCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance2985.3
2) Somewhat important514.7
TOTAL34100.0
185) 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 (IMPCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance3294.1
2) Somewhat important25.9
TOTAL34100.0
186) 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 (IMPGIFTS)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance2985.3
2) Somewhat important411.8
4) Of little importance12.9
TOTAL34100.0
187) 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 (IMPCHLNG)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance823.5
2) Somewhat important2161.8
3) Somewhat unimportant411.8
4) Of little importance12.9
TOTAL34100.0
188) 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 (IMPCLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance1750.0
2) Somewhat important1338.2
3) Somewhat unimportant38.8
4) Of little importance12.9
TOTAL34100.0
189) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Financial well-being (IMPFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance412.1
2) Somewhat important1957.6
3) Somewhat unimportant721.2
4) Of little importance39.1
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
190) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Housing or living arrangements (SATLIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied1852.9
2) Somewhat satisfied1544.1
3) Somewhat dissatisfied12.9
TOTAL34100.0
191) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your spiritual life (SATSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied823.5
2) Somewhat satisfied2676.5
TOTAL34100.0
192) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Opportunities for continuing theological education (SATOPPED)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied721.2
2) Somewhat satisfied1854.5
3) Somewhat dissatisfied824.2
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
193) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Support from your denominational officials, if applicable (SATDENOF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied1133.3
2) Somewhat satisfied1545.5
3) Somewhat dissatisfied412.1
4) Very dissatisfied39.1
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
194) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with other clergy (SATCLRGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied1544.1
2) Somewhat satisfied1441.2
3) Somewhat dissatisfied411.8
4) Very dissatisfied12.9
TOTAL34100.0
195) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with lay leaders in this congregation (SATLAYLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied1544.1
2) Somewhat satisfied1955.9
TOTAL34100.0
196) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with relationships with . . .? Other pastors in this congregation, if applicable (SATOTHPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied1359.1
2) Somewhat satisfied836.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied14.5
Missing12 
TOTAL22100.0
197) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your salary and benefits (SATSALRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied823.5
2) Somewhat satisfied2264.7
3) Somewhat dissatisfied411.8
TOTAL34100.0
198) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your family life, if applicable (SATFAMLF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied2163.6
2) Somewhat satisfied1133.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
199) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . . ? Your personal life (SATPERSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied1338.2
2) Somewhat satisfied1955.9
3) Somewhat dissatisfied25.9
TOTAL34100.0
200) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your work in ministry (SATMINST)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied1545.5
2) Somewhat satisfied1751.5
3) Somewhat dissatisfied13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
201) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your overall effectiveness as a pastoral leader in this particular congregation (SATEFFCT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied617.6
2) Somewhat satisfied2573.5
3) Somewhat dissatisfied38.8
TOTAL34100.0
202) 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 (PRBAGREE)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat a problem617.6
3) Very little problem1441.2
4) No problem1441.2
TOTAL34100.0
203) 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 (PRBPRIV)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem25.9
2) Somewhat a problem926.5
3) Very little problem1441.2
4) No problem926.5
TOTAL34100.0
204) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Finding time for recreation, relaxation, and personal reflection (PRBTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem411.8
2) Somewhat a problem1441.2
3) Very little problem1029.4
4) No problem617.6
TOTAL34100.0
205) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Relationships with the congregation's staff, if applicable (PRBSTAFF)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat a problem311.5
3) Very little problem830.8
4) No problem1557.7
Missing8 
TOTAL26100.0
206) During the past year, how often . . . have you experienced stress because of the challenges you face in this congregation? (EXPSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very often411.8
2) Fairly often1235.3
3) Once in a while1852.9
TOTAL34100.0
207) During the past year, how often . . . have you felt lonely and isolated in your work? (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Very often13.0
2) Fairly often927.3
3) Once in a while1751.5
4) Never618.2
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
208) 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? (TIMECHLD)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly often411.8
3) Once in a while1441.2
4) Never720.6
5) Not applicable926.5
TOTAL34100.0
209) During the past year, how often . . . has your spouse voiced resentment over the amount of time that your ministry takes up? (RESENTTM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12.9
2) Fairly often25.9
3) Once in a while2058.8
4) Never1132.4
TOTAL34100.0
210) 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? (RESENTFN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12.9
2) Fairly often720.6
3) Once in a while1029.4
4) Never1647.1
TOTAL34100.0
211) During the past year, how often have you . . . doubted that you are called by God to the ministry? (DOUBTCLL)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly often12.9
3) Once in a while38.8
4) Never3088.2
TOTAL34100.0
212) During the past year, how often have you . . . seriously thought of leaving your current position to become a pastor elsewhere? (LEAVEELS)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12.9
2) Fairly often25.9
3) Once in a while1235.3
4) Never1955.9
TOTAL34100.0
213) During the past year, how often have you . . . seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry in a congregation to enter another type of ministry position? (LEAVEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12.9
2) Fairly often12.9
3) Once in a while1441.2
4) Never1852.9
TOTAL34100.0
214) During the past year, how often have you . . . seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry to enter a secular occupation? (LEAVESEC)
TOTAL%
1) Very often26.1
2) Fairly often26.1
3) Once in a while618.2
4) Never2369.7
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
215) During the past year, how often have you . . . experienced stress as a result of dealing with members here who are critical of your work? (STRSSMEM)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly often25.9
3) Once in a while2676.5
4) Never617.6
TOTAL34100.0
216) During the past year, how often have you . . . experienced stress as a result of dealing with the other pastor(s) here, if applicable? (STRSSPST)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly often13.7
3) Once in a while414.8
4) Never2281.5
Missing7 
TOTAL27100.0
217) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . made you feel loved and cared for? (CONGLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very often1955.9
2) Fairly often926.5
3) Once in a while617.6
TOTAL34100.0
218) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . listened to you talk about your private problems and concerns? (CONGLSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often25.9
2) Fairly often514.7
3) Once in a while1955.9
4) Never823.5
TOTAL34100.0
219) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . made too many demands on you? (CONGDMND)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly often514.7
3) Once in a while2264.7
4) Never720.6
TOTAL34100.0
220) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . expressed interest in and concern about your well-being? (CONGINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very often617.6
2) Fairly often1441.2
3) Once in a while1235.3
4) Never25.9
TOTAL34100.0
221) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have enthusiasm for my work (ENTHUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2058.8
2) Somewhat agree1338.2
5) Strongly disagree12.9
TOTAL34100.0
222) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? This congregation is always ready to try something new (TRYNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38.8
2) Somewhat agree1955.9
3) Neutral or unsure411.8
4) Somewhat disagree823.5
TOTAL34100.0
223) 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 (HAPPYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25.9
2) Somewhat agree1544.1
3) Neutral or unsure926.5
4) Somewhat disagree411.8
5) Strongly disagree411.8
TOTAL34100.0
224) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel drained in fulfilling my functions in this congregation (DRAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12.9
2) Somewhat agree926.5
3) Neutral or unsure514.7
4) Somewhat disagree1750.0
5) Strongly disagree25.9
TOTAL34100.0
225) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I am less patient with people in this congregation than I used to be (LESSPTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25.9
2) Somewhat agree617.6
3) Neutral or unsure514.7
4) Somewhat disagree1029.4
5) Strongly disagree1132.4
TOTAL34100.0
226) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? In general, there is a good match between this congregation and my leadership (MTCHCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1544.1
2) Somewhat agree1544.1
3) Neutral or unsure411.8
TOTAL34100.0
227) 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) (MTCHOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree937.5
2) Somewhat agree833.3
3) Neutral or unsure625.0
4) Somewhat disagree14.2
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
228) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel negative or cynical about the people with whom I work (FEELNEG)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat agree12.9
3) Neutral or unsure411.8
4) Somewhat disagree1132.4
5) Strongly disagree1852.9
TOTAL34100.0
229) 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 (FRUSTRTD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25.9
2) Somewhat agree1132.4
3) Neutral or unsure411.8
4) Somewhat disagree1441.2
5) Strongly disagree38.8
TOTAL34100.0
230) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? Members of this congregation have a sense of excitement about the congregation's future (MEMBEXCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree720.6
2) Somewhat agree1955.9
3) Neutral or unsure823.5
TOTAL34100.0
231) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have accomplished many worthwhile things in my ministry here (ACCMPLSH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1441.2
2) Somewhat agree1852.9
3) Neutral or unsure12.9
4) Somewhat disagree12.9
TOTAL34100.0
232) 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? (FELTCALM)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time25.9
2) Most of the time1955.9
3) Some of the time1132.4
4) A little of the time25.9
TOTAL34100.0
233) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . did you have a lot of energy? (LOTENRGY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time25.9
2) Most of the time1338.2
3) Some of the time1750.0
4) A little of the time12.9
5) None of the time12.9
TOTAL34100.0
234) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . have you felt downhearted and depressed? (FELTDOWN)
TOTAL%
2) Most of the time25.9
3) Some of the time617.6
4) A little of the time1338.2
5) None of the time1338.2
TOTAL34100.0
235) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . did you feel worn out? (FEELWORN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time12.9
2) Most of the time38.8
3) Some of the time1132.4
4) A little of the time1647.1
5) None of the time38.8
TOTAL34100.0
236) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . have you been happy? (BEENHPPY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time411.8
2) Most of the time2573.5
3) Some of the time411.8
4) A little of the time12.9
TOTAL34100.0
237) 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 (POTENTLV)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time720.6
2) Most of the time1955.9
3) Some of the time720.6
4) A little of the time12.9
TOTAL34100.0
238) 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 (INTOUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time617.6
2) Most of the time2676.5
3) Some of the time25.9
TOTAL34100.0
239) 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 (SACRIFCE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time411.8
2) Most of the time1750.0
3) Some of the time1132.4
4) A little of the time25.9
TOTAL34100.0
240) 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 (PLCONVIN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time25.9
2) Most of the time1750.0
3) Some of the time1338.2
4) A little of the time25.9
TOTAL34100.0
241) 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 (KNWHAPPN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time25.9
2) Most of the time2161.8
3) Some of the time1132.4
TOTAL34100.0
242) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am talented at helping others heal emotionally (HELPHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time25.9
2) Most of the time1647.1
3) Some of the time1441.2
4) A little of the time25.9
TOTAL34100.0
243) 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 (BESTINTR)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time514.7
2) Most of the time2470.6
3) Some of the time514.7
TOTAL34100.0
244) 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 (PERSUADE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time12.9
2) Most of the time1338.2
3) Some of the time1852.9
4) A little of the time25.9
TOTAL34100.0
245) 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 (HELPEMOT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time25.9
2) Most of the time1544.1
3) Some of the time1338.2
4) A little of the time411.8
TOTAL34100.0
246) 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 (FUNCCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2058.8
2) Most of the time926.5
3) Some of the time411.8
4) A little of the time12.9
TOTAL34100.0
247) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here to think about old problems in new ways (THINKNEW)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time12.9
2) Most of the time1544.1
3) Some of the time1852.9
TOTAL34100.0
248) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I tend to allow people here to do pretty much what they want (ALLOWDO)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time12.9
2) Most of the time1132.4
3) Some of the time1235.3
4) A little of the time926.5
5) None of the time12.9
TOTAL34100.0
249) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here learn and grow as individuals (HELPLRN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time617.6
2) Most of the time2470.6
3) Some of the time411.8
TOTAL34100.0
250) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? People have complete faith in me as their leader here (COMPLFTH)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time514.7
2) Most of the time2367.6
3) Some of the time617.6
TOTAL34100.0
251) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I provide appealing ideas about what we can do here (PROVIDE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time25.9
2) Most of the time2264.7
3) Some of the time1029.4
TOTAL34100.0
252) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I encourage people here to think in new ways about puzzling things (PUZZLNG)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time25.9
2) Most of the time1750.0
3) Some of the time1338.2
4) A little of the time25.9
TOTAL34100.0
253) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? As long as things are working here, I don't try to change things (NOCHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time12.9
2) Most of the time1647.1
3) Some of the time926.5
4) A little of the time823.5
TOTAL34100.0
254) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I make people here feel good to be around me (MAKEFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time25.9
2) Most of the time2573.5
3) Some of the time720.6
TOTAL34100.0
255) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help others find meaning in their involvement here (HELPFIND)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time411.8
2) Most of the time2058.8
3) Some of the time1029.4
TOTAL34100.0
256) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I give personal attention to those who seem less involved here (PRSNLATT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time13.0
2) Most of the time927.3
3) Some of the time2266.7
4) A little of the time13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
257) In the past year, how often have you . . . used the Internet? (USEDNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily2676.5
2) At least weekly25.9
3) Less often514.7
4) Never12.9
TOTAL34100.0
258) In the past year, how often have you . . . sent or received emails? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily2985.3
2) At least weekly25.9
3) Less often25.9
4) Never12.9
TOTAL34100.0
259) In the past year, how often have you . . . used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (including sermon preparation)? (NETRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily1132.4
2) At least weekly1647.1
3) Less often514.7
4) Never25.9
TOTAL34100.0
260) In the past year, how often have you . . . sent email to individual worshipers here? (SNTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily1133.3
2) At least weekly1236.4
3) Less often618.2
4) Never412.1
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
261) In the past year, how often have you . . . received email from a worshiper here? (RECEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily1235.3
2) At least weekly1544.1
3) Less often720.6
TOTAL34100.0
262) In the past year, how often have you . . . participated in a listserv or online group related to this congregation? (LISTSERV)
TOTAL%
2) At least weekly12.9
3) Less often514.7
4) Never2882.4
TOTAL34100.0
263) In the past year, how often have you . . . conducted any congregational business by email? (BIZEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily38.8
2) At least weekly1029.4
3) Less often1338.2
4) Never823.5
TOTAL34100.0
264) In the past year, how often have you . . . used email to plan an event for this congregation? (EMAILPLN)
TOTAL%
1) Daily38.8
2) At least weekly1132.4
3) Less often1647.1
4) Never411.8
TOTAL34100.0
265) In the past year, how often have you . . . forwarded an email with spiritual or religious content to a member here? (FRWRDEML)
TOTAL%
1) Daily39.1
2) At least weekly721.2
3) Less often1854.5
4) Never515.2
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
266) In the past year, how often have you . . . maintained a blog related to your ministry? (BLOG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily13.0
2) At least weekly13.0
4) Never3193.9
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
267) How long does it usually take you to get to the congregation where you serve? (COMMUTE)
TOTAL%
1) One-five minutes2060.6
2) Six-10 minutes618.2
3) 11-15 minutes39.1
4) 16-20 minutes13.0
5) 21-30 minutes26.1
6) More than 30 minutes13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
268) Are you: (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
269) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Asian or Pacific Islander (RACASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3397.1
1) Checked12.9
TOTAL34100.0
270) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Black or African American (RACBLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
271) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin (RACHISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
272) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Indian (American) or Alaska Native (RACINDN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
273) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) White or Caucasian (RACWHT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12.9
1) Checked3397.1
TOTAL34100.0
274) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Some other race (RACOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
275) Would you describe yourself as Hispanic or Latino/a? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
2) No33100.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
276) In what year were you born? (YEARBORN)
TOTAL%
1939) 12.9
1943) 25.9
1944) 12.9
1945) 25.9
1948) 25.9
1949) 38.8
1950) 25.9
1952) 25.9
1953) 12.9
1954) 12.9
1955) 25.9
1957) 25.9
1958) 12.9
1959) 12.9
1960) 25.9
1963) 25.9
1964) 12.9
1967) 12.9
1971) 12.9
1972) 12.9
1974) 12.9
1976) 25.9
TOTAL34100.0
277) Which of the following best describes your current marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
2) In first marriage3088.2
5) Remarried after death of spouse12.9
6) Remarried after divorce38.8
TOTAL34100.0
278) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Employed or self-employed full-time (SPEMFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2058.8
1) Checked1441.2
TOTAL34100.0
279) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Employed or self-employed part-time (SPEMPLYD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2470.6
1) Checked1029.4
TOTAL34100.0
280) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Student (SPSTDNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
281) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Homemaker (SPHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2676.5
1) Checked823.5
TOTAL34100.0
282) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Retired (SPRETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3397.1
1) Checked12.9
TOTAL34100.0
283) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Other (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3397.1
1) Checked12.9
TOTAL34100.0
284) Is your spouse or partner an ordained minister? (SPMNSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and serves in this congregation12.9
3) No3294.1
4) No, but he/she is a lay minister or pastoral leader12.9
TOTAL34100.0
285) How many people in your household (including you) are: less than six years old? (HSHLD6)
TOTAL%
0) 01058.8
1) 1529.4
2) 215.9
99) Checked15.9
Missing17 
TOTAL17100.0
286) How many people in your household (including you) are: Six to 12 years old? (HSHLD12)
TOTAL%
0) 1062.5
1) 531.3
3) 16.3
Missing18 
TOTAL16100.0
287) How many people in your household (including you) are: 13 to 18 years old? (HSHLD18)
TOTAL%
0) 956.3
1) 425.0
2) 318.8
Missing18 
TOTAL16100.0
288) How many people in your household (including you) are: 19 to 24 years old? (HSHLD24)
TOTAL%
0) 1066.7
1) 320.0
2) 213.3
Missing19 
TOTAL15100.0
289) How many people in your household (including you) are: 25 years or older? (HSHLD25)
TOTAL%
2) 3193.9
3) 26.1
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
290) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Less than six years old (HSCNG6)
TOTAL%
0) 01058.8
1) 1529.4
2) 215.9
99) Checked15.9
Missing17 
TOTAL17100.0
291) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Six to 12 years old (HSCNG12)
TOTAL%
0) 1062.5
1) 531.3
3) 16.3
Missing18 
TOTAL16100.0
292) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 13 to 18 years old (HSCNG18)
TOTAL%
0) 956.3
1) 425.0
2) 318.8
Missing18 
TOTAL16100.0
293) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 19 to 24 years old (HSCNG24)
TOTAL%
0) 1066.7
1) 426.7
2) 16.7
Missing19 
TOTAL15100.0
294) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 25 years or older (HSCNG25)
TOTAL%
2) 3093.8
3) 26.3
Missing2 
TOTAL32100.0
295) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? Please write the number. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 38.8
1) 411.8
2) 1441.2
3) 720.6
4) 514.7
5) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
296) How many of your children of any age live at home with you? Please write the number. (CHLDHOME)
TOTAL%
0) 1750.0
1) 617.6
2) 823.5
3) 25.9
4) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
297) What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
4) Completed high school514.7
6) Associate degree514.7
7) Bachelor's degree from a university or college1750.0
8) Master's, doctorate or other graduate degree720.6
TOTAL34100.0
298) Where were you born? (WHEREBRN)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States3397.1
2) In another English-speaking country12.9
TOTAL34100.0
299) Where were your parents born? (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Both born in United States3294.1
3) Only mother born in the United States12.9
4) Both father and mother born in another country12.9
TOTAL34100.0
300) Where did you live when you were five years old? (LIVEFIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States3397.1
2) In another country12.9
TOTAL34100.0
301) When you were five years old, was English your primary language? (ENGLISH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
302) Job #1: Job description (JB1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work414.3
2) Solo pastor932.1
3) Senior pastor517.9
6) Associate/assistant pastor725.0
7) Interim pastor27.1
10) Chaplain13.6
Missing6 
TOTAL28100.0
303) Job #1: Month job began (JB1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 310.7
4) 27.1
5) 13.6
6) 1450.0
7) 27.1
8) 13.6
9) 310.7
10) 13.6
11) 13.6
Missing6 
TOTAL28100.0
304) Job #1: Year job began (JB1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1961) 13.6
1966) 13.6
1972) 414.3
1975) 13.6
1976) 27.1
1977) 310.7
1979) 13.6
1983) 13.6
1986) 27.1
1990) 27.1
1991) 13.6
1994) 414.3
1995) 13.6
1996) 13.6
1997) 13.6
1999) 13.6
2001) 13.6
Missing6 
TOTAL28100.0
305) Job #1: Month job ended (JB1MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 310.7
2) 27.1
3) 13.6
4) 27.1
5) 310.7
6) 414.3
7) 13.6
8) 27.1
9) 310.7
10) 13.6
11) 27.1
12) 414.3
Missing6 
TOTAL28100.0
306) Job #1: Year job ended (JB1YREND)
TOTAL%
1965) 13.6
1970) 13.6
1972) 13.6
1973) 27.1
1976) 13.6
1978) 13.6
1979) 13.6
1980) 310.7
1982) 13.6
1987) 27.1
1992) 27.1
1995) 13.6
1996) 27.1
1997) 13.6
1999) 27.1
2000) 13.6
2002) 27.1
2003) 13.6
2005) 27.1
Missing6 
TOTAL28100.0
307) Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week (JB1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 014.2
4) 414.2
5) 514.2
30) 3014.2
40) 401666.7
50) 5028.3
60) 6014.2
998) Varies14.2
Missing10 
TOTAL24100.0
308) Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week (JB1ACTHR)
TOTAL%
4) 13.7
20) 13.7
30) 13.7
40) 518.5
45) 27.4
50) 829.6
52) 13.7
60) 518.5
61) 13.7
75) 13.7
80) 13.7
Missing7 
TOTAL27100.0
309) Job #1: Average worship attendance (JB1WORAT)
TOTAL%
6) 14.5
10) 14.5
25) 14.5
30) 29.1
35) 29.1
40) 14.5
60) 29.1
100) 29.1
120) 29.1
150) 14.5
200) 14.5
208) 14.5
250) 14.5
280) 14.5
450) 14.5
600) 14.5
1500) 14.5
Missing12 
TOTAL22100.0
310) Job #1: Job overlap (JB1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap2796.4
2) Ministry-ministry overlap13.6
Missing6 
TOTAL28100.0
311) Job #1: Community (JB1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area519.2
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)1350.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area415.4
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)415.4
Missing8 
TOTAL26100.0
312) Job #2: Job Description (JB2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work28.7
2) Solo pastor939.1
3) Senior pastor521.7
6) Associate/assistant pastor313.0
10) Chaplain14.3
11) Other ministry313.0
Missing11 
TOTAL23100.0
313) Job #2: Month job began (JB2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 626.1
2) 14.3
4) 14.3
5) 14.3
6) 417.4
7) 14.3
9) 626.1
10) 14.3
11) 14.3
12) 14.3
Missing11 
TOTAL23100.0
314) Job #2: Year job began (JB2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1965) 14.3
1970) 14.3
1973) 313.0
1976) 14.3
1978) 14.3
1979) 14.3
1980) 28.7
1981) 14.3
1983) 14.3
1987) 14.3
1988) 14.3
1992) 313.0
1995) 14.3
1996) 14.3
1997) 14.3
2000) 14.3
2002) 14.3
2003) 14.3
Missing11 
TOTAL23100.0
315) Job #2: Month job ended (JB2MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 28.7
2) 28.7
3) 28.7
4) 14.3
5) 28.7
6) 313.0
7) 14.3
8) 14.3
9) 313.0
10) 14.3
11) 313.0
12) 28.7
Missing11 
TOTAL23100.0
316) Job #2: Year job ended (JB2YREND)
TOTAL%
1965) 14.3
1972) 14.3
1974) 14.3
1976) 14.3
1977) 14.3
1980) 28.7
1981) 14.3
1984) 14.3
1985) 14.3
1989) 14.3
1993) 14.3
1995) 14.3
1996) 14.3
1997) 14.3
1998) 28.7
1999) 14.3
2000) 14.3
2002) 14.3
2004) 14.3
2005) 14.3
2008) 14.3
Missing11 
TOTAL23100.0
317) Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week (JB2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 15.6
2) 15.6
8) 15.6
40) 1266.7
50) 15.6
60) 211.1
Missing16 
TOTAL18100.0
318) Job #2: Average actual worked hours per week (JB2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
2) 14.8
10) 14.8
40) 419.0
45) 14.8
50) 419.0
55) 29.5
60) 523.8
61) 14.8
75) 29.5
Missing13 
TOTAL21100.0
319) Job #2: Average worship attendance (JB2WORAT)
TOTAL%
20) 16.3
25) 16.3
30) 212.5
45) 212.5
50) 16.3
55) 16.3
70) 16.3
80) 16.3
100) 16.3
110) 212.5
135) 16.3
225) 16.3
250) 16.3
Missing18 
TOTAL16100.0
320) Job #2: Job overlap (JB2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap2295.7
2) Ministry-ministry overlap14.3
Missing11 
TOTAL23100.0
321) Job #2: Community (JB2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area522.7
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)1045.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area313.6
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)418.2
Missing12 
TOTAL22100.0
322) Job #3: Job description (JB3DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work423.5
2) Solo pastor211.8
3) Senior pastor529.4
6) Associate/assistant pastor423.5
11) Other ministry211.8
Missing17 
TOTAL17100.0
323) Job #3: Month job began (JB3MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 15.9
2) 423.5
3) 211.8
5) 15.9
7) 211.8
8) 211.8
9) 317.6
11) 211.8
Missing17 
TOTAL17100.0
324) Job #3: Year job began (JB3YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1965) 15.9
1972) 15.9
1975) 15.9
1976) 15.9
1977) 15.9
1980) 211.8
1984) 15.9
1985) 15.9
1990) 15.9
1993) 15.9
1995) 15.9
1997) 211.8
1998) 15.9
2000) 15.9
2008) 15.9
Missing17 
TOTAL17100.0
325) Job #3: Month job began (JB3MNEND)
TOTAL%
3) 15.9
4) 15.9
5) 15.9
6) 211.8
7) 635.3
8) 15.9
10) 529.4
Missing17 
TOTAL17100.0
326) Job #3: Year job ended (JB3YREND)
TOTAL%
1966) 15.9
1976) 15.9
1978) 211.8
1979) 15.9
1982) 15.9
1985) 15.9
1986) 15.9
1992) 15.9
1994) 15.9
1995) 15.9
1996) 15.9
1999) 211.8
2003) 211.8
2008) 15.9
Missing17 
TOTAL17100.0
327) Job #3: Average paid hours worked per week (JB3PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 17.1
30) 17.1
40) 964.3
50) 17.1
55) 17.1
60) 17.1
Missing20 
TOTAL14100.0
328) Job #3: Average actual hours worked per week (JB3ACTHR)
TOTAL%
15) 17.1
40) 428.6
45) 214.3
48) 17.1
50) 17.1
55) 17.1
60) 214.3
64) 17.1
75) 17.1
Missing20 
TOTAL14100.0
329) Job #3: Average worship attendance (JB3WORAT)
TOTAL%
55) 110.0
60) 110.0
65) 110.0
90) 110.0
125) 110.0
150) 110.0
160) 110.0
200) 110.0
400) 110.0
750) 110.0
Missing24 
TOTAL10100.0
330) Job #3: Job overlap (JB3OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap17100.0
Missing17 
TOTAL17100.0
331) Job #3: Community (JB3COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area16.3
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)743.8
3) Suburb of a large metro area318.8
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)531.3
Missing18 
TOTAL16100.0
332) Job #4: Job description (JB4DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work220.0
2) Solo pastor110.0
3) Senior pastor440.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor330.0
Missing24 
TOTAL10100.0
333) Job #4: Month job began (JB4MNBEG)
TOTAL%
4) 110.0
5) 110.0
7) 330.0
9) 110.0
10) 440.0
Missing24 
TOTAL10100.0
334) Job #4: Year job began (JB4YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1966) 110.0
1977) 110.0
1978) 220.0
1979) 110.0
1982) 110.0
1985) 110.0
1995) 110.0
1996) 110.0
1999) 110.0
Missing24 
TOTAL10100.0
335) Job #4: Month job ended (JB4MNEND)
TOTAL%
3) 110.0
6) 220.0
8) 330.0
9) 220.0
10) 220.0
Missing24 
TOTAL10100.0
336) Job #4: Year job ended (JB4YREND)
TOTAL%
1971) 110.0
1980) 110.0
1981) 110.0
1984) 220.0
1988) 110.0
1990) 110.0
2003) 110.0
2005) 110.0
2006) 110.0
Missing24 
TOTAL10100.0
337) Job #4: Average paid hours worked per week (JB4PDHRS)
TOTAL%
40) 675.0
50) 112.5
60) 112.5
Missing26 
TOTAL8100.0
338) Job #4: Average actual hours worked per week (JB4ACTHR)
TOTAL%
45) 112.5
50) 337.5
60) 337.5
75) 112.5
Missing26 
TOTAL8100.0
339) Job #4: Average worship attendance (JB4WORAT)
TOTAL%
40) 116.7
55) 116.7
150) 116.7
175) 116.7
300) 116.7
500) 116.7
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
340) Job #4: Job overlap (JB4OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap990.0
4) Secular-ministry overlap110.0
Missing24 
TOTAL10100.0
341) Job #4: Community (JB4COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area333.3
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)333.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area111.1
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)222.2
Missing25 
TOTAL9100.0
342) Job #5: Job description (JB5DESCR)
TOTAL%
2) Solo pastor225.0
3) Senior pastor450.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor112.5
11) Other ministry112.5
Missing26 
TOTAL8100.0
343) Job #5: Month job began (JB5MNBEG)
TOTAL%
2) 112.5
3) 112.5
7) 112.5
8) 112.5
9) 225.0
10) 225.0
Missing26 
TOTAL8100.0
344) Job #5: Year job began (JB5YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1971) 112.5
1980) 112.5
1982) 112.5
1984) 225.0
1988) 112.5
1990) 112.5
2003) 112.5
Missing26 
TOTAL8100.0
345) Job #5: Month job ended (JB5MNEND)
TOTAL%
2) 225.0
3) 225.0
4) 112.5
5) 112.5
6) 225.0
Missing26 
TOTAL8100.0
346) Job #5: Year job ended (JB5YREND)
TOTAL%
1982) 112.5
1985) 112.5
1986) 112.5
1990) 112.5
1994) 112.5
1999) 112.5
2005) 225.0
Missing26 
TOTAL8100.0
347) Job #5: Average paid hours worked per week (JB5PDHRS)
TOTAL%
40) 466.7
50) 116.7
60) 116.7
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
348) Job #5: Average actual hours worked per week (JB5ACTHR)
TOTAL%
45) 114.3
60) 571.4
65) 114.3
Missing27 
TOTAL7100.0
349) Job #5: Average worship attendance (JB5WORAT)
TOTAL%
90) 120.0
120) 120.0
125) 120.0
175) 120.0
300) 120.0
Missing29 
TOTAL5100.0
350) Job #5: Job overlap (JB5OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap787.5
4) Secular-ministry overlap112.5
Missing26 
TOTAL8100.0
351) Job #5: Community (JB5COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area342.9
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)342.9
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)114.3
Missing27 
TOTAL7100.0
352) Job #6: Job description (JB6DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work116.7
3) Senior pastor233.3
6) Associate/assistant pastor116.7
7) Interim pastor116.7
11) Other ministry116.7
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
353) Job #6: Month job began (JB6MNBEG)
TOTAL%
2) 116.7
3) 116.7
4) 233.3
8) 116.7
9) 116.7
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
354) Job #6: Year job began (JB6YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1986) 233.3
1990) 116.7
1994) 116.7
1999) 116.7
2005) 116.7
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
355) Job #6: Month job ended (JB6MNEND)
TOTAL%
4) 116.7
6) 233.3
8) 116.7
10) 116.7
12) 116.7
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
356) Job #6: Year job ended (JB6YREND)
TOTAL%
1988) 116.7
2000) 233.3
2003) 116.7
2004) 116.7
2005) 116.7
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
357) Job #6: Average paid hours worked per week (JB6PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 120.0
20) 120.0
40) 360.0
Missing29 
TOTAL5100.0
358) Job #6: Average actual hours worked per week (JB6ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 116.7
20) 116.7
50) 116.7
60) 116.7
65) 233.3
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
359) Job #6: Average worship attendance (JB6WORAT)
TOTAL%
70) 133.3
185) 133.3
350) 133.3
Missing31 
TOTAL3100.0
360) Job #6: Job overlap (JB6OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap6100.0
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
361) Job #6: Community (JB6COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area250.0
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)125.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area125.0
Missing30 
TOTAL4100.0
362) Job #7: Job description (JB7DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work125.0
3) Senior pastor125.0
7) Interim pastor250.0
Missing30 
TOTAL4100.0
363) Job #7: Month job began (JB7MNBEG)
TOTAL%
4) 250.0
8) 125.0
12) 125.0
Missing30 
TOTAL4100.0
364) Job #7: Year job began (JB7YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1988) 125.0
2003) 125.0
2004) 125.0
2006) 125.0
Missing30 
TOTAL4100.0
365) Job #7: Month job ended (JB7MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 125.0
2) 125.0
7) 125.0
9) 125.0
Missing30 
TOTAL4100.0
366) Job #7: Year job ended (JB7YREND)
TOTAL%
1989) 125.0
2005) 125.0
2006) 125.0
2007) 125.0
Missing30 
TOTAL4100.0
367) Job #7: Average paid hours worked per week (JB7PDHRS)
TOTAL%
12) 133.3
40) 266.7
Missing31 
TOTAL3100.0
368) Job #7: Average actual hours worked per week (JB7ACTHR)
TOTAL%
12) 133.3
40) 133.3
60) 133.3
Missing31 
TOTAL3100.0
369) Job #7: Average worship attendance (JB7WORAT)
TOTAL%
120) 150.0
135) 150.0
Missing32 
TOTAL2100.0
370) Job #7: Job overlap (JB7OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap4100.0
Missing30 
TOTAL4100.0
371) Job #7: Community (JB7COMM)
TOTAL%
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)266.7
3) Suburb of a large metro area133.3
Missing31 
TOTAL3100.0
372) Job #8: Job description (JB8DESCR)
TOTAL%
6) Associate/assistant pastor1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
373) Job #8: Month job began (JB8MNBEG)
TOTAL%
8) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
374) Job #8: Year job began (JB8YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1989) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
375) Job #8: Month job ended (JB8MNEND)
TOTAL%
2) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
376) Job #8: Year job ended (JB8YREND)
TOTAL%
1995) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
377) Job #8: Average paid hours worked per week (JB8PDHRS)
TOTAL%
40) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
378) Job #8: Average actual hours worked per week (JB8ACTHR)
TOTAL%
50) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
379) Job #8: Average worship attendance (JB8WORAT)
TOTAL%
200) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
380) Job #8: Job overlap (JB8OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
381) Job #8: Community (JB8COMM)
TOTAL%
3) Suburb of a large metro area1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
382) Job #9: Job description (JB9DESCR)
TOTAL%
6) Associate/assistant pastor1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
383) Job #9: Month job began (JB9MNBEG)
TOTAL%
2) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
384) Job #9: Year job began (JB9YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1995) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
385) Job #9: Month job ended (JB9MNEND)
TOTAL%
8) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
386) Job #9: Year job ended (JB9YREND)
TOTAL%
1999) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
387) Job #9: Average paid hours worked per week (JB9PDHRS)
TOTAL%
40) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
388) Job #9: Average actual hours worked per week (JB9ACTHR)
TOTAL%
50) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
389) Job #9: Average worship attendance (JB9WORAT)
TOTAL%
175) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
390) Job #9: Job overlap (JB9OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
391) Job #9: Community (JB9COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
392) Job #10: Month job began (J10MNBEG)
TOTAL%
8) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
393) Job #10: Year job began (J10YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1999) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
394) Job #10: Month job ended (J10MNEND)
TOTAL%
6) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
395) Job #10: Year job ended (J10YREND)
TOTAL%
2003) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
396) Job #10: Average paid hours worked per week (J10PDHRS)
TOTAL%
40) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
397) Job #10: Average actual hours worked per week (J10ACTHR)
TOTAL%
50) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
398) Job #10: Average worship attendance (J10WORAT)
TOTAL%
350) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
399) Job #10: Job overlap (J10OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
400) Job #10: Community (J10COMM)
TOTAL%
3) Suburb of a large metro area1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
401) More than 10 jobs since graduation (MORE10)
TOTAL%
2) No21100.0
Missing13 
TOTAL21100.0
402) Current Job #1: Job description (CJ1DESCR)
TOTAL%
2) Solo pastor1955.9
3) Senior pastor1441.2
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations12.9
TOTAL34100.0
403) Current Job #1: Month job began (CJ1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 13.0
2) 39.1
3) 39.1
4) 39.1
5) 13.0
6) 412.1
7) 618.2
8) 412.1
9) 412.1
10) 26.1
11) 13.0
12) 13.0
Missing1 
TOTAL33100.0
404) Current Job #1: Year job began (CJ1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1985) 12.9
1986) 25.9
1992) 12.9
1994) 12.9
1996) 12.9
1998) 12.9
1999) 411.8
2000) 25.9
2001) 25.9
2002) 25.9
2003) 411.8
2004) 25.9
2005) 720.6
2006) 25.9
2007) 12.9
2008) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
405) Current Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week (CJ1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 13.8
40) 1973.1
43) 13.8
45) 13.8
50) 27.7
60) 27.7
Missing8 
TOTAL26100.0
406) Current Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week (CJ1ACTHR)
TOTAL%
40) 39.4
45) 412.5
50) 412.5
51) 13.1
55) 515.6
58) 13.1
60) 928.1
62) 13.1
65) 13.1
68) 13.1
70) 13.1
75) 13.1
Missing2 
TOTAL32100.0
407) Current Job #1: Average worship attendance (CJ1WORAT)
TOTAL%
6) 13.4
34) 13.4
35) 13.4
40) 13.4
45) 13.4
50) 13.4
55) 13.4
60) 13.4
63) 13.4
70) 26.9
75) 13.4
83) 13.4
85) 13.4
90) 13.4
95) 26.9
105) 13.4
110) 26.9
135) 13.4
150) 310.3
151) 26.9
165) 13.4
170) 13.4
180) 13.4
Missing5 
TOTAL29100.0
408) Current Job #1: Job overlap (CJ1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap2779.4
1) Secular-ministry bivocation12.9
2) Ministry-ministry overlap12.9
4) Secular-ministry overlap514.7
TOTAL34100.0
409) Current Job #1: Community (CJ1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area1134.4
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)825.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area928.1
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)412.5
Missing2 
TOTAL32100.0
410) Current Job #2: Job description (CJ2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
411) Current Job #2: Month job began (CJ2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
3) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
412) Current Job #2: Year job began (CJ2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
2002) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
413) Current Job #2: Average actual hours worked per week (CJ2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
16) 1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
414) Current Job #2: Job overlap (CJ2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
4) Secular-ministry overlap1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
415) Current Job #2: Community (CJ2COMM)
TOTAL%
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)1100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1100.0
416) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
417) Q6ANEW (Q6ANEW)
TOTAL%
0) 12.9
1) 12.9
3) 12.9
5) 12.9
6) 12.9
7) 12.9
8) 12.9
9) 25.9
10) 12.9
11) 12.9
14) 25.9
15) 12.9
16) 25.9
18) 25.9
20) 25.9
21) 12.9
23) 12.9
27) 12.9
29) 25.9
30) 12.9
31) 25.9
32) 25.9
33) 25.9
36) 12.9
47) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
418) Q6BNEW (Q6BNEW)
TOTAL%
0) 1132.4
2) 25.9
3) 25.9
4) 926.5
5) 411.8
6) 38.8
8) 12.9
9) 12.9
11) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
419) Years converted into months (YEARSREC)
TOTAL%
0) 12.9
12) 12.9
36) 12.9
60) 12.9
72) 12.9
84) 12.9
96) 12.9
108) 25.9
120) 12.9
132) 12.9
168) 25.9
180) 12.9
192) 25.9
216) 25.9
240) 25.9
252) 12.9
276) 12.9
324) 12.9
348) 25.9
360) 12.9
372) 25.9
384) 25.9
396) 25.9
432) 12.9
564) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
420) Ministry time converted into months (MINMONRE)
TOTAL%
0) 12.9
16) 12.9
36) 12.9
66) 12.9
72) 12.9
88) 12.9
96) 12.9
110) 12.9
113) 12.9
120) 12.9
136) 12.9
173) 12.9
174) 12.9
184) 12.9
196) 12.9
201) 12.9
218) 12.9
221) 12.9
240) 12.9
244) 12.9
258) 12.9
281) 12.9
324) 12.9
351) 12.9
352) 12.9
360) 12.9
372) 12.9
376) 12.9
388) 12.9
395) 12.9
399) 12.9
404) 12.9
432) 12.9
564) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
421) How many years in ordained ministry (YEARSMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 12.9
1.33333333333333) 12.9
3) 12.9
5.5) 12.9
6) 12.9
7.33333333333333) 12.9
8) 12.9
9.16666666666667) 12.9
9.41666666666667) 12.9
10) 12.9
11.3333333333333) 12.9
14.4166666666667) 12.9
14.5) 12.9
15.3333333333333) 12.9
16.3333333333333) 12.9
16.75) 12.9
18.1666666666667) 12.9
18.4166666666667) 12.9
20) 12.9
20.3333333333333) 12.9
21.5) 12.9
23.4166666666667) 12.9
27) 12.9
29.25) 12.9
29.3333333333333) 12.9
30) 12.9
31) 12.9
31.3333333333333) 12.9
32.3333333333333) 12.9
32.9166666666667) 12.9
33.25) 12.9
33.6666666666667) 12.9
36) 12.9
47) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
422) Years worked before ministry converted into months (MOS)
TOTAL%
12) 14.0
24) 416.0
36) 14.0
48) 14.0
60) 14.0
72) 14.0
96) 28.0
120) 14.0
144) 28.0
156) 14.0
180) 14.0
204) 14.0
216) 28.0
228) 14.0
240) 14.0
252) 14.0
276) 14.0
360) 14.0
420) 14.0
Missing9 
TOTAL25100.0
423) Time worked before ministry converted into months (WRKMONTH)
TOTAL%
30) 114.3
78) 114.3
105) 114.3
156) 114.3
204) 114.3
228) 114.3
242) 114.3
Missing27 
TOTAL7100.0
424) How long worked full-time before entering ministry? (PRIORMIN)
TOTAL%
2.5) 114.3
6.5) 114.3
8.75) 114.3
13) 114.3
17) 114.3
19) 114.3
20.1666666666667) 114.3
Missing27 
TOTAL7100.0
425) Years away from ministry converted into months (AWAYMOS)
TOTAL%
12) 440.0
36) 110.0
48) 330.0
60) 110.0
120) 110.0
Missing24 
TOTAL10100.0
426) Years away from ministry converted into months added to months (AWYMONTH)
TOTAL%
12) 116.7
18) 116.7
36) 116.7
50) 116.7
52) 233.3
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
427) How long away from parish ministry? (AWAYPAR)
TOTAL%
1) 116.7
1.5) 116.7
3) 116.7
4.16666666666667) 116.7
4.33333333333333) 233.3
Missing28 
TOTAL6100.0
428) Years participated in group converted into months (PARTMOS)
TOTAL%
12) 15.3
24) 15.3
36) 526.3
48) 315.8
60) 210.5
72) 15.3
120) 315.8
192) 15.3
240) 15.3
312) 15.3
Missing15 
TOTAL19100.0
429) Time participated in group converted into months (TIMEPART)
TOTAL%
39) 125.0
48) 125.0
62) 125.0
72) 125.0
Missing30 
TOTAL4100.0
430) Number of years participated in group (PARTICIP)
TOTAL%
3.25) 125.0
4) 125.0
5.16666666666667) 125.0
6) 125.0
Missing30 
TOTAL4100.0
431) Feet converted into inches (INCHES)
TOTAL%
60) 2573.5
72) 926.5
TOTAL34100.0
432) Height in inches (HEIGHT)
TOTAL%
62) 13.1
64) 13.1
67) 13.1
68) 13.1
69) 825.0
70) 515.6
71) 825.0
72) 39.4
74) 13.1
75) 26.3
77) 13.1
Missing2 
TOTAL32100.0
433) Height in feet and inches (THEIGHT)
TOTAL%
5.16666666666667) 13.1
5.33333333333333) 13.1
5.58333333333333) 13.1
5.66666666666667) 13.1
5.75) 825.0
5.83333333333333) 515.6
5.91666666666667) 825.0
6) 39.4
6.16666666666667) 13.1
6.25) 26.3
6.41666666666667) 13.1
Missing2 
TOTAL32100.0
434) Age (AGE)
TOTAL%
32) 25.9
34) 12.9
36) 12.9
37) 12.9
41) 12.9
44) 12.9
45) 25.9
48) 25.9
49) 12.9
50) 12.9
51) 25.9
53) 25.9
54) 12.9
55) 12.9
56) 25.9
58) 25.9
59) 38.8
60) 25.9
63) 25.9
64) 12.9
65) 25.9
69) 12.9
TOTAL34100.0
435) (Recode) How many people in your household (including you) are: less than six years old? (HHLESRE)
TOTAL%
0) 1132.4
1) 2367.6
TOTAL34100.0
436) (Recode) How many people in your household (including you) are: six to 12 years old? (HH6RE)
TOTAL%
0) 1029.4
1) 2470.6
TOTAL34100.0
437) (Recode) How many people in your household (including you) are: 13 to 18 years old? (HH13RE)
TOTAL%
0) 926.5
1) 2573.5
TOTAL34100.0
438) (Recode) How many people in your household (including you) are: 19 to 24 years old? (HH19RE)
TOTAL%
0) 1029.4
1) 2470.6
TOTAL34100.0
439) (Recode) How many people in your household (including you) are: 25 years or older? (HH25RE)
TOTAL%
1) 34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
440) (Recode) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Less than six years old (HHPLESRE)
TOTAL%
0) 1132.4
1) 2367.6
TOTAL34100.0
441) (Recode) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Six to 12 years old (HHP6RE)
TOTAL%
0) 1029.4
1) 2470.6
TOTAL34100.0
442) (Recode) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 13 to 18 years old (HHP13RE)
TOTAL%
0) 926.5
1) 2573.5
TOTAL34100.0
443) (Recode) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 19 to 24 years old (HHP19RE)
TOTAL%
0) 1029.4
1) 2470.6
TOTAL34100.0
444) (Recode) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 25 years or older (HHP25RE)
TOTAL%
1) 34100.0
TOTAL34100.0
445) (Recode) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? Please write the number. (CHIRE)
TOTAL%
0) 038.8
1) 1411.8
2) 21441.2
3) 3720.6
4) Four or more617.6
TOTAL34100.0
446) (Recode) How many of your children of any age live at home with you? Please write the number. (CHHOMERE)
TOTAL%
0) 01750.0
1) 1617.6
2) 2823.5
3) 325.9
4) Four or more12.9
TOTAL34100.0
447) I-AGE: Age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old514.7
2) 40 to 49 years old720.6
3) 50 to 59 years old1441.2
4) 60 years or older823.5
TOTAL34100.0
448) I-EDUC: What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Completed high school514.7
2) Associate degree514.7
3) Bachelor's degree from a university or college1750.0
4) Master's, doctorate or other graduate degree720.6
TOTAL34100.0
449) I-THEOLOGY: Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative926.5
2) Conservative2367.6
3) Right in the middle25.9
TOTAL34100.0