Pastor Survey 2015

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


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) V_SURVNUM (V_SURVNUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1500750.5433
2) Location as defined by U.S. Census regions (REGIONID)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast1218.1
2) Midwest43028.7
3) South69846.5
4) West25116.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
3) Broad denominational categories (GROUP_DESC) (GRP_DESC)
4) Specific denomination (DENOM_DESC) (DNM_DESC)
5) Identifier of churches affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)
TOTAL%
1) SBC affiliated50033.3
2) Not SBC affiliated100066.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
6) Total members (according to sample provider) (ACTUAL_MEMBER) (ACT_MEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1500232.965324
7) Membership categories (SIZE)
TOTAL%
1) 1-99 members53435.6
2) 100-249 members49232.8
3) 250+ members47431.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
8) Q1. What is your church's average worship attendance on a typical weekend (including all ages from babies to adults but not counting anyone twice)? - Record (Q1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1500135.203153
9) Q2. In what year did you become the senior pastor of this church? - Record (Q2)
TOTAL%
1955) 10.1
1962) 10.1
1964) 10.1
1965) 10.1
1969) 30.2
1971) 20.1
1972) 10.1
1973) 20.1
1974) 20.1
1975) 10.1
1976) 20.1
1977) 30.2
1978) 30.2
1979) 50.3
1980) 80.5
1981) 70.5
1982) 50.3
1983) 90.6
1984) 80.5
1985) 130.9
1986) 151.0
1987) 130.9
1988) 130.9
1989) 171.1
1990) 140.9
1991) 171.1
1992) 251.7
1993) 181.2
1994) 181.2
1995) 221.5
1996) 342.3
1997) 302.0
1998) 322.1
1999) 332.2
2000) 593.9
2001) 503.3
2002) 432.9
2003) 473.1
2004) 523.5
2005) 765.1
2006) 453.0
2007) 805.3
2008) 583.9
2009) 604.0
2010) 825.5
2011) 926.1
2012) 1097.3
2013) 1057.0
2014) 1298.6
2015) 342.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
10) Q3. Is this the first church you have served as senior pastor? (Q3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62541.7
2) No87558.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
11) Q4. What was the name of the pastor of your current church in February 2005? - Record Name (REDACTED) (Q4XR1)
TOTAL%
1) Not sure (Do not read)25779.1
2) Church did not exist (Do not read)329.8
3) No pastor at that time/interim pastor at that time (Do not read)3611.1
Missing1176 
TOTAL325100.0
12) Q5. As far as you know, which of the following best describes where that pastor is today? (Q5)
TOTAL%
1) Pastoring another church19034.9
2) Working in another ministry role other than pastor7513.8
3) Working in a non-ministry role397.2
4) Retired15027.5
5) Deceased427.7
6) Not sure (Do not read)499.0
Missing956 
TOTAL545100.0
13) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Conflict in a church (Q6_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected8574.6
1) Selected2925.4
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
14) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Burnout (Q6_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected10188.6
1) Selected1311.4
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
15) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Moral or ethical issues (Q6_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected9986.8
1) Selected1513.2
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
16) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Illness (Q6_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected10995.6
1) Selected54.4
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
17) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Change in calling (Q6_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected7162.3
1) Selected4337.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
18) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Family issues (Q6_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected9583.3
1) Selected1916.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
19) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Personal finances (Q6_7)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected10491.2
1) Selected108.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
20) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Poor fit with a church (Q6_8)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected9986.8
1) Selected1513.2
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
21) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Lack of preparation for the job (Q6_9)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected11197.4
1) Selected32.6
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
22) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Another reason, please specify: (Q6_10)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected9785.1
1) Selected1714.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
23) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Not sure (Do not read) (Q6_11)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected10087.7
1) Selected1412.3
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
24) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- None of these (Do not read) (Q6_12)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected11096.5
1) Selected43.5
Missing1387 
TOTAL114100.0
25) Q6. To the best of your knowledge, why did this pastor leave the pastorate? (Select all that apply)- Another reason, please specify: (Q6OTH1)
26) Q7. My seminary or ministry training prepared me to handle the people side of ministry. (Q7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42728.5
2) Somewhat agree73849.2
3) Somewhat disagree19212.8
4) Strongly disagree906.0
5) Not sure (Do not read)90.6
6) Not applicable (Do not read)442.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
27) Q8. I expect I will need to confront conflict in this church in the future. (Q8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree60840.5
2) Somewhat agree59239.5
3) Somewhat disagree15910.6
4) Strongly disagree1258.3
5) Not sure (Do not read)161.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
28) Q9. I consistently protect my time with my family. (Q9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree102368.2
2) Somewhat agree39326.2
3) Somewhat disagree523.5
4) Strongly disagree201.3
5) Not sure (Do not read)30.2
6) Not applicable (Do not read)90.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
29) Q10. I am sure I can stay at this church as long as I want. (Q10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree86657.7
2) Somewhat agree45730.5
3) Somewhat disagree795.3
4) Strongly disagree513.4
5) Not sure (Do not read)473.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
30) Q11. I feel I must be 'on-call' 24 hours a day. (Q11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree74849.9
2) Somewhat agree49933.3
3) Somewhat disagree15210.1
4) Strongly disagree1006.7
5) Not sure (Do not read)10.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
31) Q12. I work hard to protect my image as a pastor. (Q12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree99766.5
2) Somewhat agree34823.2
3) Somewhat disagree1046.9
4) Strongly disagree312.1
5) Not sure (Do not read)201.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
32) Q13. My family resents the demands of pastoral ministry. (Q13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1218.1
2) Somewhat agree18812.5
3) Somewhat disagree32021.3
4) Strongly disagree84956.6
5) Not sure (Do not read)70.5
6) Not applicable (Do not read)151.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
33) Q14. I consistently listen to people in our church for signs of conflict. (Q14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree81454.3
2) Somewhat agree55336.9
3) Somewhat disagree845.6
4) Strongly disagree382.5
5) Not sure (Do not read)110.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
34) Q15. I often feel the demands of ministry are greater than I can handle. (Q15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24316.2
2) Somewhat agree49933.3
3) Somewhat disagree41727.8
4) Strongly disagree33122.1
5) Not sure (Do not read)100.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
35) Q16. I have another staff member present when counseling church members of the opposite sex. (Q16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree92861.9
2) Somewhat agree24416.3
3) Somewhat disagree1479.8
4) Strongly disagree946.3
5) I do not counsel251.7
6) I do not counsel members of the opposite sex151.0
7) Not sure (Do not read)473.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
36) Q17. I refer church members to a professional counselor when the situation requires more than two sessions. (Q17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree71647.7
2) Somewhat agree42228.1
3) Somewhat disagree19412.9
4) Strongly disagree1238.2
5) Not sure (Do not read)453.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
37) Q18. I am often concerned about the financial security of my family. (Q18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28519.0
2) Somewhat agree50533.7
3) Somewhat disagree32121.4
4) Strongly disagree37525.0
5) Not sure (Do not read)60.4
6) Not applicable (Do not read)80.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
38) Q19. I deserve the respect of my people. (Q19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree53535.7
2) Somewhat agree61140.7
3) Somewhat disagree19412.9
4) Strongly disagree956.3
5) Not sure (Do not read)654.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
39) Q20. Which if any of the following does your church have in place today? (Select all that apply)- A plan for the pastor to periodically receive a sabbatical (Q20_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected108372.2
1) Selected41727.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
40) Q20. Which if any of the following does your church have in place today? (Select all that apply)- A pastor support group that invests in the health of the pastor's family (Q20_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected99666.4
1) Selected50433.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
41) Q20. Which if any of the following does your church have in place today? (Select all that apply)- A list of counselors to refer people to (Q20_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected48332.2
1) Selected101767.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
42) Q20. Which if any of the following does your church have in place today? (Select all that apply)- A document that clearly communicates the church's expectations of the pastor (Q20_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected44629.7
1) Selected105470.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
43) Q20. Which if any of the following does your church have in place today? (Select all that apply)- A lay counseling ministry (Q20_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected100967.3
1) Selected49132.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
44) Q20. Which if any of the following does your church have in place today? (Select all that apply)- A process for church discipline (Q20_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected26817.9
1) Selected123282.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
45) Q20. Which if any of the following does your church have in place today? (Select all that apply)- Not sure (Do not read) (Q20_7)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected149999.9
1) Selected10.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
46) Q20. Which if any of the following does your church have in place today? (Select all that apply)- None of these (Q20_8)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected146097.3
1) Selected402.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
47) Q21. Which of the following training, if any, have you received? (Select all that apply)- Taken graduate school courses in counseling (Q21_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected70146.7
1) Selected79953.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
48) Q21. Which of the following training, if any, have you received? (Select all that apply)- Obtained a graduate degree in counseling (Q21_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected136791.1
1) Selected1338.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
49) Q21. Which of the following training, if any, have you received? (Select all that apply)- Read several books or articles on counseling (Q21_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected1429.5
1) Selected135890.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
50) Q21. Which of the following training, if any, have you received? (Select all that apply)- Attended conferences on counseling (Q21_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected55236.8
1) Selected94863.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
51) Q21. Which of the following training, if any, have you received? (Select all that apply)- Taken courses on interpersonal skills (Q21_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected41827.9
1) Selected108272.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
52) Q21. Which of the following training, if any, have you received? (Select all that apply)- Taken courses on dealing with conflict (Q21_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected37024.7
1) Selected113075.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
53) Q21. Which of the following training, if any, have you received? (Select all that apply)- Not sure (Do not read) (Q21_7)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected149799.8
1) Selected30.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
54) Q21. Which of the following training, if any, have you received? (Select all that apply)- None of these (Q21_8)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected146597.7
1) Selected352.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
55) Q22. Which of the following best describes your marital status? (Q22)
TOTAL%
1) Married143995.9
2) Single, never married271.8
3) Divorced/separated161.1
4) Widowed161.1
5) Refused (Do not read)20.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
56) Q23. In the last 7 days, how many times have you had personal time alone with the Lord involving Bible study and prayer, other than sermon or lesson preparation? (Q23)
TOTAL%
1) 7 or more88458.9
2) 61499.9
3) 524416.3
4) 41006.7
5) 3865.7
6) 2211.4
7) 180.5
8) 080.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
57) Q24. My spouse is very satisfied with my marriage today. (Q24)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree118082.0
2) Somewhat agree23316.2
3) Somewhat disagree171.2
4) Strongly disagree20.1
5) Not sure (Do not read)70.5
Missing62 
TOTAL1439100.0
58) Q25. The role of being a pastor is frequently overwhelming. (Q25)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29319.5
2) Somewhat agree53635.7
3) Somewhat disagree35623.7
4) Strongly disagree30520.3
5) Not sure (Do not read)100.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
59) Q26. I invest in processes and behaviors to prevent conflict. (Q26)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree69346.2
2) Somewhat agree68645.7
3) Somewhat disagree614.1
4) Strongly disagree231.5
5) Not sure (Do not read)372.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
60) Q27. This church would not have achieved the progress it has without me. (Q27)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16210.8
2) Somewhat agree43328.9
3) Somewhat disagree40326.9
4) Strongly disagree39326.2
5) Not sure (Do not read)1097.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
61) Q28. My church has unrealistic expectations of me. (Q28)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree855.7
2) Somewhat agree23715.8
3) Somewhat disagree46130.7
4) Strongly disagree70346.9
5) Not sure (Do not read)140.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
62) Q29. At least one day a week I 'unplug' from ministerial work and have a day of rest. (Q29)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree88458.9
2) Somewhat agree38425.6
3) Somewhat disagree1459.7
4) Strongly disagree795.3
5) Not sure (Do not read)80.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
63) Q30. My spouse has found a fulfilling area of ministry to serve in our church. (Q30)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree94665.7
2) Somewhat agree36625.4
3) Somewhat disagree876.0
4) Strongly disagree281.9
5) Not sure (Do not read)120.8
Missing62 
TOTAL1439100.0
64) Q31. I frequently get irritated with people at the church. (Q31)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree674.5
2) Somewhat agree30720.5
3) Somewhat disagree52635.1
4) Strongly disagree58939.3
5) Not sure (Do not read)110.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
65) Q32. I feel isolated as a pastor. (Q32)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree906.0
2) Somewhat agree44129.4
3) Somewhat disagree30520.3
4) Strongly disagree66244.1
5) Not sure (Do not read)20.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
66) Q33. The search team or leaders who invited me to my church accurately described the church before I arrived. (Q33)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree62241.5
2) Somewhat agree41127.4
3) Somewhat disagree16110.7
4) Strongly disagree1419.4
5) Not sure (Do not read)16511.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
67) Q34. The demands of ministry keep me from spending time with my family. (Q34)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree664.4
2) Somewhat agree45530.3
3) Somewhat disagree42428.3
4) Strongly disagree54236.1
5) Not sure (Do not read)30.2
6) Not applicable (Do not read)100.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
68) Q35. My spouse is enthusiastic about our life in ministry together. (Q35)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree90663.0
2) Somewhat agree44831.1
3) Somewhat disagree594.1
4) Strongly disagree141.0
5) Not sure (Do not read)120.8
Missing62 
TOTAL1439100.0
69) Q36. My congregation regularly provides my family with genuine encouragement. (Q36)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree89359.5
2) Somewhat agree47631.7
3) Somewhat disagree1016.7
4) Strongly disagree161.1
5) Not sure (Do not read)30.2
6) Not applicable (Do not read)110.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
70) Q37. I feel free to say 'no' when expectations of me are unrealistic. (Q37)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree78752.5
2) Somewhat agree53935.9
3) Somewhat disagree1197.9
4) Strongly disagree483.2
5) Not sure (Do not read)70.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
71) Q38. Do you meet at least once a month and openly share your struggles with any of the following? (Select all that apply)- A mentor (Q38_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected84956.6
1) Selected65143.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
72) Q38. Do you meet at least once a month and openly share your struggles with any of the following? (Select all that apply)- A counselor (Q38_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected137091.3
1) Selected1308.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
73) Q38. Do you meet at least once a month and openly share your struggles with any of the following? (Select all that apply)- A close friend (Q38_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected37925.3
1) Selected112174.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
74) Q38. Do you meet at least once a month and openly share your struggles with any of the following? (Select all that apply)- Lay leaders in the church (Q38_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected74549.7
1) Selected75550.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
75) Q38. Do you meet at least once a month and openly share your struggles with any of the following? (Select all that apply)- Another staff member (Q38_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected91561.0
1) Selected58539.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
76) Q38. Do you meet at least once a month and openly share your struggles with any of the following? (Select all that apply)- Your spouse (Q38_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected15110.1
1) Selected134989.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
77) Q38. Do you meet at least once a month and openly share your struggles with any of the following? (Select all that apply)- Another pastor (Q38_7)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected43028.7
1) Selected107071.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
78) Q38. Do you meet at least once a month and openly share your struggles with any of the following? (Select all that apply)- A Bible study group in your church (Q38_8)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected100066.7
1) Selected50033.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
79) Q38. Do you meet at least once a month and openly share your struggles with any of the following? (Select all that apply)- None of these (Q38_9)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected147398.2
1) Selected271.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
80) Q38. Do you meet at least once a month and openly share your struggles with any of the following? (Select all that apply)- Not sure (Do not read) (Q38_10)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected1500100.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
81) Q39. Which of the following reasons describe why you left your last church? (Select all that apply)- You were not a good fit for the church (Q39_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected71781.9
1) Selected15818.1
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
82) Q39. Which of the following reasons describe why you left your last church? (Select all that apply)- The church had unrealistic expectations of you (Q39_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected71381.5
1) Selected16218.5
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
83) Q39. Which of the following reasons describe why you left your last church? (Select all that apply)- You took the church as far as you could (Q39_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected39044.6
1) Selected48555.4
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
84) Q39. Which of the following reasons describe why you left your last church? (Select all that apply)- Your family needed a change (Q39_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected58066.3
1) Selected29533.7
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
85) Q39. Which of the following reasons describe why you left your last church? (Select all that apply)- Conflict in the church (Q39_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected66075.4
1) Selected21524.6
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
86) Q39. Which of the following reasons describe why you left your last church? (Select all that apply)- You were asked to leave the church (Q39_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected80792.2
1) Selected687.8
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
87) Q39. Which of the following reasons describe why you left your last church? (Select all that apply)- The church did not embrace your approach to pastoral ministry (Q39_7)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected70480.5
1) Selected17119.5
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
88) Q39. Which of the following reasons describe why you left your last church? (Select all that apply)- You were reassigned (Q39_8)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected72382.6
1) Selected15217.4
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
89) Q39. Which of the following reasons describe why you left your last church? (Select all that apply)- None of these (Q39_9)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected70780.8
1) Selected16819.2
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
90) Q39. Which of the following reasons describe why you left your last church? (Select all that apply)- Not sure (Do not read) (Q39_10)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected87299.7
1) Selected30.3
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
91) Q40. Which of the following types of conflict did you personally experience as pastor in your last church?- Conflict with lay leaders (Q40_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected52960.5
1) Selected34639.5
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
92) Q40. Which of the following types of conflict did you personally experience as pastor in your last church?- Conflict with church patriarch or matriarch (Q40_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected58667.0
1) Selected28933.0
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
93) Q40. Which of the following types of conflict did you personally experience as pastor in your last church?- Conflict over doctrinal differences (Q40_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected76587.4
1) Selected11012.6
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
94) Q40. Which of the following types of conflict did you personally experience as pastor in your last church?- Conflict over changes you proposed (Q40_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected52860.3
1) Selected34739.7
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
95) Q40. Which of the following types of conflict did you personally experience as pastor in your last church?- Conflict over expectations about the pastor's role (Q40_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected64373.5
1) Selected23226.5
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
96) Q40. Which of the following types of conflict did you personally experience as pastor in your last church?- Conflict over your leadership style (Q40_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected62771.7
1) Selected24828.3
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
97) Q40. Which of the following types of conflict did you personally experience as pastor in your last church?- Experienced a significant personal attack (Q40_7)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected56664.7
1) Selected30935.3
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
98) Q40. Which of the following types of conflict did you personally experience as pastor in your last church?- None of these (Q40_8)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected57966.2
1) Selected29633.8
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
99) Q40. Which of the following types of conflict did you personally experience as pastor in your last church?- Not sure (Do not read) (Q40_9)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected87299.7
1) Selected30.3
Missing626 
TOTAL875100.0
100) Q41. What is your age? (Q41)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL147553.92112
101) Q41. What is your age? (Q41XR1)
TOTAL%
1) Refused (Do not read)25100.0
Missing1476 
TOTAL25100.0
102) Q42. Which of the following best describes your highest level of education? (Q42)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate140.9
2) High school graduate412.7
3) Some college23115.4
4) Bachelor's degree34122.7
5) Master's degree (include M.Div.)70547.0
6) Doctoral degree (include Ph.D., D.Min.)15710.5
7) Refused (Do not read)110.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
103) Q43. Which of the following best represents your ethnic background? (Q43)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian or Alaska Native181.2
2) Asian or Pacific Islander271.8
3) Black or African-American875.8
4) Hispanic or Latino312.1
5) White127685.1
6) Other352.3
7) Refused (Do not read)261.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
104) Q44. (Do not read) Record respondent's gender (Q44)
TOTAL%
1) Male147098.0
2) Female302.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
105) Responses were weighted by region, size, and SBC affiliation (an oversample of churches affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention was used) (WT)
TOTAL%
.372598751499127) 231.5
.377982613498575) 171.1
.408492119160427) 362.4
.507736894244055) 100.7
.515073433509524) 120.8
.52307926248901) 60.4
.556648456472817) 372.5
.565300489472949) 130.9
.629182874375952) 15610.4
.638274246138275) 1077.1
.689793630974857) 835.5
.877345476555288) 1016.7
.883806540403868) 1228.1
.909876256650329) 1318.7
1.19555061752883) 432.9
1.20435504985393) 583.9
1.21413315966275) 211.4
1.22307444000771) 372.5
1.23988001258541) 916.1
1.25915157017324) 442.9
1.48151529370084) 1208.0
1.49242566499817) 1338.9
1.53644787102038) 996.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
106) Age bins based on Q41 response (YEARS)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent age 18-4435123.8
2) Respondent age 45-5433122.4
3) Respondent age 55-6452235.4
4) Respondent age 65+27118.4
Missing26 
TOTAL1475100.0
107) Attendance bins based on Q1 response (ATT)
TOTAL%
1) Attendance 0-4931220.8
2) Attendance 50-9945030.0
3) Attendance 100-24953435.6
4) Attendance 250+20413.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
108) I-GENDER: Q44. (Do not read) Record respondent's gender (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male147098.0
2) Female302.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0
109) I-AGE: Age bins based on Q41 response (for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent age 18-4435123.8
2) Respondent age 45-5433122.4
3) Respondent age 55-6452235.4
4) Respondent age 65+27118.4
Missing26 
TOTAL1475100.0
110) I-EDUC: Q42. Which of the following best describes your highest level of education? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school graduate or less553.7
2) Some college23115.5
3) Bachelor's degree34122.9
4) Master's degree (include M.Div.)70547.3
5) Doctoral degree (include Ph.D., D.Min.)15710.5
Missing12 
TOTAL1489100.0
111) I-REGION: Location as defined by U.S. Census regions (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast1218.1
2) Midwest43028.7
3) South69846.5
4) West25116.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1500100.0