U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Leader Survey

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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%
0) Not checked48999.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL490100.0
3) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (DENOM1)
TOTAL%
204) Presbyterian Church USA490100.0
TOTAL490100.0
4) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
17) American Baptist Churches213.3
58) Disciples of Christ213.3
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America213.3
145) Methodist16.7
155) United Methodist Church320.0
200) Cumberland Presbyterian213.3
224) United Church of Christ320.0
Missing475 
TOTAL15100.0
5) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (DENOM3)
TOTAL%
17) American Baptist Churches150.0
155) United Methodist Church150.0
Missing488 
TOTAL2100.0
6) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (If you did not attend a congregation before age 12, check here:) (NODEN12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46194.1
1) Checked295.9
TOTAL490100.0
7) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (DEN12_1)
TOTAL%
4) Seventh-day Adventist10.2
15) Baptist244.9
16) American Baptist Association10.2
17) American Baptist Churches102.0
24) Free Will Baptist10.2
37) Southern Baptist132.7
45) Brethren10.2
48) Church of the Brethren20.4
50) Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches10.2
55) Christian & Missionary Alliance20.4
58) Disciples of Christ30.6
59) Christian Churches & Churches of Christ10.2
60) Churches of Christ10.2
65) Church of Christ Scientist20.4
79) Church of the Nazarene20.4
88) Episcopal-Anglican20.4
95) Evangelical Congregational Church10.2
96) Evangelical Covenant Church10.2
98) Foursquare Gospel10.2
112) Latter-day Saints10.2
118) Lutheran71.4
121) Church of Lutheran Brethren10.2
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America81.6
145) Methodist153.1
147) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church10.2
150) Free Methodist Church of North America20.4
155) United Methodist Church224.5
158) Moravian10.2
175) Eastern Orthodox10.2
185) Pentecostal10.2
186) Assemblies of God20.4
197) Presbyterian8116.6
203) Presbyterian Church in America10.2
204) Presbyterian Church USA19139.1
211) Reformed Church in America61.2
213) Roman Catholic Church255.1
224) United Church of Christ122.5
228) Wesleyan Church10.2
299) Protestant10.2
996) Churches overseas51.0
998) Non-denominational40.8
999) None306.1
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
8) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (DEN12_2)
TOTAL%
41) Bible Fellowship19.1
145) Methodist436.4
148) Christian Methodist Episcopal Church19.1
155) United Methodist Church19.1
197) Presbyterian19.1
204) Presbyterian Church USA19.1
205) Second Cumberland Presbyterian Church in the US19.1
996) Churches overseas19.1
Missing479 
TOTAL11100.0
9) What is your present denomination? (If none, check here:) (NOPRSDEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked490100.0
TOTAL490100.0
10) What is your present denomination? (DENOMPR)
TOTAL%
15) Baptist30.6
17) American Baptist Churches20.4
48) Church of the Brethren10.2
79) Church of the Nazarene10.2
118) Lutheran10.2
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America20.4
155) United Methodist Church20.4
197) Presbyterian9619.6
204) Presbyterian Church USA37776.9
211) Reformed Church in America30.6
224) United Church of Christ20.4
TOTAL490100.0
11) What is your present denomination? (DENOMPR2)
TOTAL%
197) Presbyterian150.0
200) Cumberland Presbyterian150.0
Missing488 
TOTAL2100.0
12) Are you ordained? (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45893.5
2) No, but I'm working toward ordination61.2
3) No265.3
TOTAL490100.0
13) If ordained, how old were you when you received full ordination as minister, pastor, priest, or rabbi? (AGEORD)
TOTAL%
18) 10.2
19) 20.4
21) 10.2
22) 30.7
23) 51.1
24) 183.9
25) 4710.3
26) 5712.5
27) 327.0
28) 408.8
29) 296.3
30) 275.9
31) 153.3
32) 153.3
33) 71.5
34) 122.6
35) 173.7
36) 40.9
37) 92.0
38) 71.5
39) 102.2
40) 153.3
41) 40.9
42) 71.5
43) 112.4
44) 71.5
45) 71.5
46) 20.4
47) 30.7
48) 20.4
49) 71.5
50) 20.4
51) 30.7
52) 20.4
53) 40.9
54) 10.2
55) 51.1
56) 10.2
57) 20.4
58) 51.1
59) 20.4
60) 20.4
61) 10.2
63) 10.2
66) 20.4
68) 10.2
Missing33 
TOTAL457100.0
14) Overall, how many YEARS have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (YRSORD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45920.81712
15) 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) 277.5
1) 4211.7
2) 4111.5
3) 6117.0
4) 5415.1
5) 174.7
6) 277.5
7) 164.5
8) 143.9
9) 164.5
10) 257.0
11) 185.0
Missing132 
TOTAL358100.0
16) In how many different positions, including your current one, have you served as a paid ordained minister? (NUMBPOS)
TOTAL%
0) 051.1
1) 16915.0
2) 29220.0
3) 39220.0
4) 47115.5
5) 55311.5
6) 6245.2
7) 7183.9
8) 881.7
9) 9122.6
10) 1040.9
11) 1120.4
12) 1230.7
14) 1410.2
15) 1510.2
17) 1720.4
26) 2610.2
99) Multiple10.2
Missing31 
TOTAL459100.0
17) At what age did you first seriously consider that you were called to become an ordained minister, pastor, or priest? (AGECALLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46823.04711
18) Did you work full-time at one or more other occupations before entering the ministry? (OTHOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30162.1
2) No18437.9
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
19) If yes, for how long? (Years) (OCCYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) 217.3
2) 3010.5
3) 207.0
4) 165.6
5) 144.9
6) 51.7
7) 51.7
8) 207.0
9) 72.4
10) 186.3
11) 82.8
12) 82.8
13) 51.7
14) 51.7
15) 134.5
16) 31.0
17) 51.7
18) 62.1
19) 20.7
20) 175.9
21) 20.7
22) 31.0
23) 41.4
24) 41.4
25) 72.4
26) 20.7
27) 10.3
28) 20.7
29) 31.0
30) 41.4
31) 20.7
32) 51.7
33) 51.7
34) 10.3
35) 51.7
40) 31.0
42) 20.7
48) 10.3
50) 20.7
Missing204 
TOTAL286100.0
20) If yes, for how long? (Months) (OCCMONTH)
TOTAL%
0) 3533.7
1) 43.8
2) 76.7
3) 1312.5
4) 54.8
5) 65.8
6) 1918.3
7) 11.0
8) 109.6
9) 21.9
10) 11.0
11) 11.0
Missing386 
TOTAL104100.0
21) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (LASTOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Clergy31.0
2) Other religious professional216.8
4) Lawyers, judges, or legislators20.7
5) Teachers and professors5016.3
6) All other professionals9330.3
7) Managers and administrators7323.8
8) Clerical and related workers92.9
9) Craftsman and related workers113.6
10) Operatives, factory41.3
11) Transport, laborers41.3
12) Farmers41.3
13) Service workers216.8
15) Homemaker10.3
16) Armed services, police, firefighter72.3
17) Student31.0
18) Volunteer10.3
Missing183 
TOTAL307100.0
22) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (LASTOCC2)
TOTAL%
6) All other professionals120.0
7) Managers and administrators240.0
8) Clerical and related workers120.0
13) Service workers120.0
Missing485 
TOTAL5100.0
23) In your final year in that job, what was your approximate annual cash salary? (OCCSALRY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27332898.23825669
24) What year was that? (OCCFNLYR)
TOTAL%
1942) 10.3
1951) 10.3
1957) 10.3
1958) 10.3
1959) 10.3
1963) 10.3
1964) 10.3
1965) 10.3
1966) 20.7
1968) 10.3
1969) 31.0
1970) 10.3
1971) 41.3
1972) 20.7
1973) 93.0
1974) 31.0
1975) 72.3
1976) 51.7
1977) 72.3
1978) 62.0
1979) 93.0
1980) 155.0
1981) 113.7
1982) 124.0
1983) 62.0
1984) 113.7
1985) 113.7
1986) 103.3
1987) 62.0
1988) 51.7
1989) 124.0
1990) 51.7
1991) 93.0
1992) 82.7
1993) 82.7
1994) 51.7
1995) 51.7
1996) 113.7
1997) 82.7
1998) 103.3
1999) 82.7
2000) 103.3
2001) 144.7
2002) 51.7
2003) 72.3
2004) 62.0
2005) 41.3
2006) 41.3
2007) 20.7
2008) 51.7
Missing190 
TOTAL300100.0
25) 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 checked43588.8
1) Checked5511.2
TOTAL490100.0
26) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? Yes, to work in a secular position (LFTJSEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43889.4
1) Checked5210.6
TOTAL490100.0
27) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? No (LFTJNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10922.2
1) Checked38177.8
TOTAL490100.0
28) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of years (YRSAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 11.1
1) 1718.9
2) 1718.9
3) 1415.6
4) 1011.1
5) 44.4
6) 22.2
7) 55.6
8) 44.4
9) 11.1
10) 55.6
12) 22.2
13) 11.1
15) 22.2
18) 11.1
20) 11.1
23) 11.1
25) 11.1
29) 11.1
Missing400 
TOTAL90100.0
29) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of months (MNTHAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 614.6
1) 37.3
2) 24.9
3) 614.6
4) 614.6
5) 12.4
6) 1126.8
7) 12.4
9) 37.3
10) 12.4
11) 12.4
Missing449 
TOTAL41100.0
30) What is the highest level of theological training you have obtained? (THEOTRNG)
TOTAL%
1) None61.2
2) Certificate from denominational training program, Bible college, or seminary193.9
3) Bible college degree20.4
4) Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity31464.6
5) M.A., S.T.M., Th.M., or other Master's degree296.0
6) Doctor of Ministry degree10621.8
7) Ph.D. or Th.D.91.9
8) Other10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
31) When did you receive your first theological degree? (YRDEGREE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4681986.43612
32) Are you currently attending a seminary or theological school? (ATTENSEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes418.4
2) No44591.6
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
33) If currently attending seminary or theological school, what degree are you seeking? (DEGSEEK)
TOTAL%
1) M.C.E./M.R.E.12.4
4) Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity37.3
5) M.A., S.T.M., Th.M., or other Master's degree12.4
6) Doctor of ministry3482.9
7) Ph.D. or Th.D.12.4
8) Other12.4
Missing449 
TOTAL41100.0
34) Are you the congregation's principal leader? (LEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48699.2
2) No40.8
TOTAL490100.0
35) Were you a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the congregation's leader? (MEMBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, immediately before becoming the leader81.6
2) Yes, but I was a member or participant in the past102.0
3) No47096.3
Missing2 
TOTAL488100.0
36) Did you have to be ordained in order to hold the position that you are now in? (NEEDORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44290.4
2) No479.6
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
37) How would you describe your current position? (CURRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) Senior pastor, priest, or minister10321.0
2) Solo pastor, priest, or minister28858.8
3) Co-pastor112.2
4) Interim pastor, priest, or minister5912.0
5) Associate or assistant minister, pastor, or priest20.4
6) Lay minister or pastoral leader275.5
TOTAL490100.0
38) In what year did you become the pastor of this congregation? (YRPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1959) 10.2
1968) 10.2
1969) 10.2
1973) 10.2
1975) 10.2
1977) 10.2
1978) 10.2
1979) 10.2
1980) 10.2
1981) 10.2
1982) 10.2
1983) 10.2
1985) 71.4
1986) 51.0
1987) 40.8
1988) 51.0
1989) 51.0
1990) 61.2
1991) 51.0
1992) 61.2
1993) 112.2
1994) 122.5
1995) 132.7
1996) 132.7
1997) 183.7
1998) 71.4
1999) 183.7
2000) 214.3
2001) 214.3
2002) 234.7
2003) 316.3
2004) 316.3
2005) 469.4
2006) 367.4
2007) 6212.7
2008) 6513.3
2009) 61.2
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
39) 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%
0) 112.5
1) 20545.8
2) 16536.8
3) 5011.2
4) 122.7
5) 20.4
6) 10.2
7) 10.2
24) 10.2
Missing42 
TOTAL448100.0
40) Including yourself, how many principal leaders (such as senior pastors, priests, or ministers) have served this congregation in the past 10 years? Clergy filling interim or temporary positions as senior leader (LEADTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 3811.9
1) 16551.9
2) 7222.6
3) 288.8
4) 61.9
5) 51.6
6) 10.3
7) 20.6
8) 10.3
Missing172 
TOTAL318100.0
41) Do you currently pastor another congregation? (MULTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4910.0
2) No44090.0
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
42) If yes, how many? (NUMBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) 4185.4
2) 12.1
3) 36.3
6) 12.1
7) 24.2
Missing442 
TOTAL48100.0
43) Do you currently work at any other job other than as pastor of this congregation (and other related congregations)? (OTHJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7515.4
2) No41284.6
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
44) If yes, what is your other job or occupation? (OTHJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Clergy22.8
2) Other religious professional1318.3
5) Teachers and professors1825.4
6) All other professionals1825.4
7) Managers and administrators1419.7
9) Craftsmen and related workers11.4
11) Transport, laborers11.4
12) Farmers11.4
13) Service workers11.4
16) Armed services, police or firefighter22.8
Missing419 
TOTAL71100.0
45) If yes, what is your other job or occupation? (OTHJOB2)
TOTAL%
2) Other religious professional1100.0
Missing489 
TOTAL1100.0
46) Average hours per week (at other job) (OTHJBHRS)
TOTAL%
2) 223.1
3) 334.6
4) 423.1
5) 511.5
6) 623.1
7) 711.5
8) 823.1
10) 1069.2
11) 1111.5
12) 1246.2
16) 1611.5
20) 201015.4
22) 2211.5
24) 2423.1
28) 2811.5
30) 3034.6
32) 3211.5
35) 3523.1
40) 40913.8
41) 4134.6
44) 4411.5
45) 4523.1
50) 5046.2
998) Varies11.5
Missing425 
TOTAL65100.0
47) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of ordained professionals: Full-time (ORDFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 4711.6
1) 30675.4
2) 4410.8
3) 82.0
5) 10.2
Missing84 
TOTAL406100.0
48) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of ordained professionals: Part-time (ORDPART)
TOTAL%
0) 12151.3
1) 10845.8
2) 73.0
Missing254 
TOTAL236100.0
49) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Full-time (LAYFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 15970.7
1) 3716.4
2) 146.2
3) 83.6
4) 10.4
5) 20.9
7) 10.4
8) 20.9
10) 10.4
Missing265 
TOTAL225100.0
50) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Part-time (LAYPART)
TOTAL%
0) 14052.2
1) 6524.3
2) 238.6
3) 217.8
4) 62.2
5) 41.5
6) 62.2
7) 10.4
9) 20.7
Missing222 
TOTAL268100.0
51) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of other paid employees: Full-time (OTHFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 12048.6
1) 5421.9
2) 2510.1
3) 166.5
4) 104.0
5) 62.4
6) 31.2
7) 72.8
8) 31.2
9) 10.4
10) 10.4
13) 10.4
Missing243 
TOTAL247100.0
52) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of other paid employees: Part-time (OTHPART)
TOTAL%
0) 338.0
1) 6816.4
2) 8420.2
3) 8721.0
4) 419.9
5) 4510.8
6) 286.7
7) 102.4
8) 102.4
9) 61.4
10) 10.2
15) 20.5
Missing75 
TOTAL415100.0
53) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Loaned money to someone outside your family (LOANED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35672.7
1) Checked13427.3
TOTAL490100.0
54) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Cared for someone outside your family who was very sick (CAREDSCK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32566.3
1) Checked16533.7
TOTAL490100.0
55) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Helped someone outside your family find a job (HELPFND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29059.2
1) Checked20040.8
TOTAL490100.0
56) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Donated or prepared food for someone outside your family or congregation (GIVEFOOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12725.9
1) Checked36374.1
TOTAL490100.0
57) 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%
0) Not checked91.8
1) Checked48198.2
TOTAL490100.0
58) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Donated money to a charitable organization (other than this congregation) (CHARITAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked193.9
1) Checked47196.1
TOTAL490100.0
59) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Worked with others to try to solve a community problem (WORKSOLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13126.7
1) Checked35973.3
TOTAL490100.0
60) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Contacted an elected official about a public issue (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28257.6
1) Checked20842.4
TOTAL490100.0
61) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Contributed money to a political campaign or candidate (CONTPOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34069.4
1) Checked15030.6
TOTAL490100.0
62) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Went on a mission or service trip (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31263.7
1) Checked17836.3
TOTAL490100.0
63) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Preaching and worship leadership (including sermon preparation, funerals, and weddings) (HRSPRCH)
TOTAL%
1) 20.4
2) 30.6
2.5) 10.2
3) 40.8
4) 81.7
5) 173.5
6) 275.6
7) 61.2
7.5) 10.2
8) 387.9
8.5) 10.2
9) 61.2
10) 8116.8
11) 51.0
12) 6513.5
12.5) 20.4
13) 40.8
13.5) 10.2
14) 112.3
15) 7816.1
16) 81.7
16.5) 10.2
17) 40.8
17.5) 40.8
18) 163.3
20) 6413.3
21) 30.6
22) 20.4
22.5) 10.2
24) 10.2
25) 132.7
26) 10.2
30) 30.6
35) 10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
64) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Teaching people about the faith (HRSFAITH)
TOTAL%
0) 143.2
.25) 10.2
.5) 30.7
1) 5813.1
1.5) 20.5
1.75) 10.2
2) 11024.8
2.5) 10.2
3) 5512.4
3.5) 30.7
4) 5813.1
4.5) 10.2
5) 6113.8
5.5) 10.2
6) 255.6
7) 61.4
7.5) 10.2
8) 173.8
9) 10.2
10) 143.2
12) 10.2
13) 10.2
14) 10.2
15) 40.9
17) 10.2
18) 10.2
20) 10.2
Missing47 
TOTAL443100.0
65) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Training people for ministry and mission (HRSTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) 6519.1
.5) 92.6
.75) 10.3
1) 8825.9
1.5) 30.9
2) 9126.8
3) 226.5
4) 195.6
5) 216.2
6) 92.6
7.5) 10.3
8) 41.2
10) 61.8
15) 10.3
Missing150 
TOTAL340100.0
66) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Pastoral counseling and spiritual direction (HRSCOUNS)
TOTAL%
0) 255.6
.5) 81.8
1) 10122.5
1.5) 30.7
2) 13229.5
2.5) 20.4
3) 5512.3
4) 398.7
5) 337.4
6) 143.1
7) 30.7
7.5) 10.2
8) 71.6
10) 173.8
12) 10.2
12.5) 10.2
14) 10.2
15) 20.4
16) 10.2
30) 10.2
40) 10.2
Missing42 
TOTAL448100.0
67) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Visiting members and their families, including the sick and shut-ins (HRSVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) 091.9
.25) 10.2
.5) 51.1
1) 1408.5
2) 210722.7
2.5) 2.510.2
2.75) 2.7510.2
3) 36012.7
3.5) 3.510.2
4) 46814.4
4.5) 4.530.6
5) 55311.3
6) 6316.6
7) 761.3
7.5) 7.510.2
8) 8275.7
9) 920.4
10) 10326.8
12) 1281.7
13) 1310.2
15) 1581.7
17) 1710.2
18) 1820.4
20) 2010.2
24) 2410.2
998) Varies10.2
Missing19 
TOTAL471100.0
68) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Visiting or calling on prospective members; working to convert other to the faith (HRSCONV)
TOTAL%
0) 7520.7
.25) 10.3
.5) 164.4
1) 14840.8
2) 7821.5
2.5) 10.3
3) 123.3
3.5) 10.3
4) 164.4
5) 82.2
6) 20.6
10) 20.6
15) 10.3
20) 10.3
25) 10.3
Missing127 
TOTAL363100.0
69) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Administering the work of the congregation, including staff supervision, attending congregational board and committee meeting (HRSADMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 051.1
.25) 10.2
.5) 10.2
1) 1326.8
1.5) 1.530.6
1.75) 1.7510.2
2) 2316.6
2.5) 2.510.2
3) 3224.7
4) 4265.5
5) 5275.7
6) 6224.7
7) 771.5
7.5) 7.520.4
8) 8316.6
9) 930.6
10) 108117.2
11) 1130.6
12) 12234.9
12.5) 12.510.2
13) 1340.9
14) 1451.1
15) 15408.5
16) 1691.9
17.5) 17.510.2
18) 1830.6
19) 1910.2
20) 20469.8
21) 2110.2
22) 2220.4
24) 2420.4
25) 25173.6
26) 2610.2
27.5) 27.510.2
29) 2910.2
30) 3081.7
35) 3510.2
40) 4030.6
998) Varies10.2
Missing20 
TOTAL470100.0
70) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Involvement in denominational, interdenominational, and interfaith affairs (HRSDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) 0173.9
.25) 10.2
.5) 40.9
1) 111726.7
1.5) 1.530.7
2) 211927.2
2.5) 2.520.5
3) 34410.0
4) 45211.9
5) 55011.4
6) 6133.0
7) 710.2
8) 830.7
10) 1071.6
12) 1210.2
13) 1310.2
15) 1510.2
25) 2510.2
998) Varies10.2
Missing52 
TOTAL438100.0
71) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Involvement in community organizations and issues beyond the congregation (HRSCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) 04511.5
.5) 51.3
1) 110727.3
1.5) 1.541.0
1.75) 1.7510.3
2) 212531.9
3) 34110.5
4) 4246.1
5) 5246.1
6) 641.0
8) 820.5
9) 910.3
10) 1041.0
11) 1110.3
12) 1210.3
20) 2020.5
998) Varies10.3
Missing98 
TOTAL392100.0
72) 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) 12637.8
.25) 10.3
.5) 72.1
1) 7422.2
1.5) 41.2
1.75) 10.3
2) 7321.9
3) 154.5
4) 195.7
5) 51.5
6) 41.2
7) 10.3
10) 20.6
12.5) 10.3
Missing157 
TOTAL333100.0
73) In a typical week approximately how many hours do you spend in work related to your employment in this congregation? (HRSWK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL48543.39815
74) In your preaching, do you use the scripture texts from a prescribed lectionary? (TEXTS)
TOTAL%
1) Always9419.2
2) Most of the time27456.0
3) Occasionally7916.2
4) Never428.6
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
75) In the past two years, how many people from this congregation have you personally encouraged to consider becoming a pastor, minister, or priest? (ENCOURG)
TOTAL%
0) 19642.0
1) 14230.4
2) 9019.3
3) 214.5
4) 102.1
5) 20.4
6) 30.6
7) 20.4
8) 10.2
Missing23 
TOTAL467100.0
76) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Prayer, meditation, Bible reading, and other spiritual disciplines (Hours) (TIMEPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) 10.2
.5) 20.4
1) 459.4
1.5) 30.6
2) 8417.5
2.5) 30.6
3) 5110.6
3.5) 30.6
4) 5411.3
4.5) 20.4
5) 5210.9
6) 326.7
7) 6112.7
8) 224.6
9) 30.6
10) 245.0
12) 112.3
13) 10.2
14) 91.9
15) 30.6
16) 20.4
18) 10.2
20) 40.8
21) 10.2
30) 10.2
33) 10.2
35) 10.2
45) 10.2
50) 10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL479100.0
77) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Reading (other than for specific sermons or teaching) (Hours) (TIMEREAD)
TOTAL%
0) 102.1
.5) 10.2
1) 439.1
2) 7315.4
2.5) 10.2
3) 6914.5
3.5) 10.2
4) 5110.7
5) 7114.9
6) 214.4
6.5) 10.2
7) 275.7
8) 204.2
9) 30.6
10) 5712.0
12) 61.3
13) 10.2
14) 40.8
15) 51.1
18) 30.6
20) 40.8
25) 20.4
28) 10.2
Missing15 
TOTAL475100.0
78) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Using the Internet (including searching the web, reading blogs or online news, downloading music or videos, and using online social networking sites like Facebook) (Hours) (TIMEWEB)
TOTAL%
0) 0224.8
.5) 20.4
1) 1357.6
1.5) 1.540.9
2) 26313.6
2.5) 2.510.2
3) 3459.7
3.5) 3.530.6
4) 4306.5
5) 56113.2
6) 6245.2
7) 7265.6
8) 8286.0
9) 910.2
10) 105912.7
12) 12112.4
14) 14122.6
15) 15183.9
16) 1610.2
20) 2091.9
21) 2130.6
25) 2510.2
30) 3010.2
48) 4810.2
100) 10010.2
998) Varies10.2
Missing27 
TOTAL463100.0
79) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Email and text messaging (Hours) (TIMEEML)
TOTAL%
0) 0102.1
.3) 10.2
.5) 102.1
1) 16914.7
1.5) 1.520.4
2) 29620.5
2.5) 2.540.9
3) 35211.1
3.5) 3.520.4
4) 4398.3
4.5) 4.510.2
5) 55311.3
6) 6255.3
7) 7286.0
8) 8194.1
9) 910.2
10) 10367.7
12) 1261.3
14) 1461.3
15) 1520.4
18) 1810.2
20) 2010.2
40) 4010.2
60) 6010.2
70) 7010.2
998) Varies10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL468100.0
80) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Family life (time spent on family activities including meals) (Hours) (TIMEFAM)
TOTAL%
0) 173.7
1) 40.9
2) 40.9
3) 40.9
4) 112.4
5) 163.5
6) 132.9
7) 204.4
8) 306.6
9) 10.2
10) 6815.0
11) 20.4
12) 245.3
12.5) 10.2
14) 296.4
15) 419.0
16) 102.2
17.5) 10.2
18) 81.8
19) 40.9
20) 5913.0
21) 81.8
22) 20.4
23) 20.4
24) 51.1
25) 132.9
26) 20.4
27) 10.2
27.5) 20.4
28) 61.3
30) 214.6
31) 20.4
32) 10.2
32.5) 10.2
33) 10.2
34) 10.2
35) 51.1
36) 10.2
37) 10.2
39) 10.2
40) 40.9
42) 10.2
50) 10.2
60) 10.2
69) 10.2
70) 10.2
73) 10.2
90) 10.2
Missing36 
TOTAL454100.0
81) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Physical exercise for your health (Hours) (TIMEEXER)
TOTAL%
0) 5010.8
.5) 102.2
1) 4810.4
1.5) 20.4
2) 6313.6
2.5) 10.2
3) 6814.7
3.5) 30.6
4) 6113.2
4.5) 20.4
5) 5010.8
5.5) 10.2
6) 265.6
6.5) 10.2
7) 286.1
8) 143.0
9) 51.1
10) 173.7
12) 51.1
14) 10.2
15) 20.4
20) 10.2
30) 20.4
38) 10.2
Missing28 
TOTAL462100.0
82) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Recreation and hobbies (Hours) (TIMERECR)
TOTAL%
0) 11328.0
.5) 30.7
1) 4611.4
1.5) 20.5
2) 7618.8
3) 338.2
4) 358.7
5) 348.4
6) 133.2
7) 71.7
7.5) 10.2
8) 153.7
9) 10.2
10) 164.0
11) 10.2
13) 10.2
15) 10.2
20) 20.5
21) 20.5
28) 10.2
30) 10.2
Missing86 
TOTAL404100.0
83) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Watching television (including news, sports, movies, and shows) (TIMETV)
TOTAL%
0) 204.3
1) 204.3
2) 377.9
2.5) 20.4
3) 316.6
3.5) 51.1
4) 326.8
5) 4910.5
6) 214.5
7) 357.5
8) 286.0
9) 20.4
10) 8117.3
12) 194.1
14) 306.4
15) 214.5
16) 30.6
18) 30.6
20) 153.2
21) 71.5
24) 10.2
25) 10.2
28) 30.6
30) 10.2
40) 10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL468100.0
84) 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) 8218.0
1) 4610.1
1.5) 20.4
2) 11725.7
2.5) 10.2
3) 5411.9
3.5) 10.2
4) 6714.7
4.5) 10.2
5) 378.1
6) 163.5
7) 30.7
8) 81.8
9) 20.4
10) 92.0
11) 20.4
12) 20.4
15) 20.4
20) 30.7
Missing35 
TOTAL455100.0
85) What is your current annual salary as pastor, priest, or minister prior to taxes, including fringe benefits and allowances, but excluding housing, health insurance, and pension or retirement funds? (SALARY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46836049.42119795
86) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (If no educational debt, check here:) (EDDEBTNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14028.6
1) Checked35071.4
TOTAL490100.0
87) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (EDDEBT)
TOTAL%
0) 10765.2
50) 21.2
70) 10.6
80) 10.6
86) 10.6
88) 10.6
100) 31.8
120) 10.6
121) 10.6
125) 10.6
126) 10.6
128) 10.6
150) 21.2
155) 10.6
158) 10.6
160) 10.6
165) 10.6
180) 10.6
200) 74.3
240) 10.6
250) 74.3
300) 21.2
310) 10.6
315) 10.6
350) 21.2
375) 21.2
400) 10.6
450) 10.6
500) 42.4
700) 10.6
741) 10.6
800) 21.2
1000) 10.6
2200) 10.6
3000) 10.6
Missing326 
TOTAL164100.0
88) Are you furnished with a parsonage, manse, or rectory (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? (HOUSING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10020.7
2) No38479.3
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
89) Are you furnished with a parsonage, manse, or rectory (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? What is the fair rental value? (Annual basis) (RENTVAL)
TOTAL%
4000) 33.4
4100) 11.1
4200) 22.3
4800) 33.4
5000) 11.1
5300) 11.1
5500) 11.1
6000) 55.7
6300) 11.1
6500) 11.1
7200) 55.7
7400) 11.1
7500) 11.1
7830) 11.1
8000) 22.3
8190) 11.1
8400) 22.3
8500) 11.1
8655) 11.1
8800) 11.1
9000) 55.7
9100) 11.1
9150) 11.1
9600) 66.9
9900) 11.1
10000) 44.6
10363) 11.1
10397) 11.1
10800) 11.1
11000) 22.3
11160) 11.1
12000) 55.7
12750) 11.1
13354) 11.1
13500) 11.1
14000) 33.4
14260) 11.1
15000) 33.4
17000) 22.3
17500) 11.1
18000) 11.1
19000) 11.1
20000) 22.3
22000) 11.1
24000) 11.1
25000) 11.1
30000) 11.1
40000) 11.1
72000) 11.1
Missing403 
TOTAL87100.0
90) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? (HOUSALLW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36575.7
2) No11724.3
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
91) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? Amount of housing allowance (Annual basis) (AMOUNT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33520030.40610635
92) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my congregation or denomination (HCARECON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7014.3
1) Checked42085.7
TOTAL490100.0
93) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my spouse's employer (HCARESP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42586.7
1) Checked6513.3
TOTAL490100.0
94) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my other employment (HCAREEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47296.3
1) Checked183.7
TOTAL490100.0
95) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from another source (HCAREOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45993.7
1) Checked316.3
TOTAL490100.0
96) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, but I pay the health care premium myself (HCAREPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47797.3
1) Checked132.7
TOTAL490100.0
97) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, I don't have health care benefits (HCARENO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48599.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL490100.0
98) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination (SPCHCCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19439.6
1) Checked29660.4
TOTAL490100.0
99) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through his or her employer (SPCHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34169.6
1) Checked14930.4
TOTAL490100.0
100) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment (SPHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48498.8
1) Checked61.2
TOTAL490100.0
101) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source (SPHCOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45993.7
1) Checked316.3
TOTAL490100.0
102) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves (SPHCHPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48198.2
1) Checked91.8
TOTAL490100.0
103) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, s/he doesn't have health care benefits (SPHCNCAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47596.9
1) Checked153.1
TOTAL490100.0
104) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) No spouse (SPHCNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42686.9
1) Checked6413.1
TOTAL490100.0
105) 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 checked33768.8
1) Checked15331.2
TOTAL490100.0
106) 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 checked45392.4
1) Checked377.6
TOTAL490100.0
107) 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 checked48198.2
1) Checked91.8
TOTAL490100.0
108) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source (CHCAROTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47596.9
1) Checked153.1
TOTAL490100.0
109) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves (CHCARPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47897.6
1) Checked122.4
TOTAL490100.0
110) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, they don't have health care benefits (CHCARNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48599.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL490100.0
111) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No children at home (CHCARNOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21744.3
1) Checked27355.7
TOTAL490100.0
112) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? (PENSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39380.4
2) No9218.8
3) Not sure40.8
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
113) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? What percent of your annual salary? (PENAMT)
TOTAL%
1) 51.8
1.5) 31.1
2) 20.7
3) 31.1
3.5) 10.4
4) 10.4
5) 41.4
6) 20.7
7) 41.4
7.7) 10.4
8) 41.4
9) 31.1
10) 155.3
11) 7225.4
11.5) 10.4
12) 6121.5
12.5) 10.4
13) 103.5
14) 51.8
15) 72.5
16) 62.1
17) 51.8
17.5) 10.4
18) 41.4
19) 51.8
19.5) 51.8
20) 31.1
21) 20.7
24) 31.1
25) 10.4
26) 20.7
27) 10.4
28) 10.4
29) 10.4
29.5) 10.4
30) 51.8
31) 82.8
31.5) 165.6
32) 20.7
33) 41.4
33.5) 10.4
40) 10.4
45) 10.4
Missing206 
TOTAL284100.0
114) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Spouse's salary (INCSPSAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37831424.57433494
115) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Your other employment (INCOTHEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21810433.17421154
116) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Other income (investment, pension or retirement, etc.) (INCOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23911947.08423266
117) Over the past few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse, or has it stayed the same? (FINANC)
TOTAL%
1) Better19339.6
2) Worse11323.2
3) Stayed the same17335.5
4) Not sure81.6
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
118) How often during the past year did you take part in some form of continuing theological education lasting at least a full day? (CONTTHED)
TOTAL%
1) Never5310.9
2) Once or twice23748.9
3) Three to five times14229.3
4) More than five times5310.9
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
119) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past ten years? (SABBATLV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7315.0
2) No41585.0
Missing2 
TOTAL488100.0
120) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past ten years? How long was your sabbatical leave? (days) (SABBLONG)
TOTAL%
2) 11.4
10) 11.4
20) 11.4
28) 11.4
30) 34.3
35) 22.9
42) 22.9
45) 11.4
49) 22.9
56) 11.4
60) 68.6
70) 11.4
77) 22.9
84) 22.9
90) 3955.7
98) 11.4
100) 11.4
120) 22.9
180) 11.4
Missing420 
TOTAL70100.0
121) Do you regularly take a day off each week? (DAYOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38278.8
2) No10321.2
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
122) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (DAYOFFW1)
TOTAL%
2) Monday10528.5
3) Tuesday51.4
4) Wednesday10.3
5) Thursday143.8
6) Friday18951.2
7) Saturday4512.2
8) Part-time, not applicable20.5
9) Varies82.2
Missing121 
TOTAL369100.0
123) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (DAYOFFW2)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday27.7
2) Monday27.7
3) Tuesday13.8
6) Friday13.8
7) Saturday2076.9
Missing464 
TOTAL26100.0
124) 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 of15431.6
2) Some minor conflict24850.9
3) Major conflict306.2
4) Major conflict with leaders or people leaving4910.1
5) Don't know61.2
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
125) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Finances (CNFLFIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40081.6
1) Checked9018.4
TOTAL490100.0
126) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in worship style (CNFLWORS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42185.9
1) Checked6914.1
TOTAL490100.0
127) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in music style (CNFLMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43789.2
1) Checked5310.8
TOTAL490100.0
128) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in other programs of the congregation (CNFLPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44891.4
1) Checked428.6
TOTAL490100.0
129) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Doctrines (CNFLDCTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47296.3
1) Checked183.7
TOTAL490100.0
130) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral leadership style (CNFLPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39179.8
1) Checked9920.2
TOTAL490100.0
131) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Lay leadership style (CNFLLAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45292.2
1) Checked387.8
TOTAL490100.0
132) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between staff and/or clergy (CNFLSTFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44991.6
1) Checked418.4
TOTAL490100.0
133) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Sexual misconduct (CNFLSEX)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48498.8
1) Checked61.2
TOTAL490100.0
134) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues regarding homosexuality (CNFLHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45793.3
1) Checked336.7
TOTAL490100.0
135) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Racial or ethnic issues (CNFLRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48699.2
1) Checked40.8
TOTAL490100.0
136) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Women in leadership positions in this congregation (CNFLWOMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47997.8
1) Checked112.2
TOTAL490100.0
137) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues about a new building or renovation of an existing building (CNFLBLDG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42185.9
1) Checked6914.1
TOTAL490100.0
138) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Other (CNFLOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44691.0
1) Checked449.0
TOTAL490100.0
139) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in pastoral/staff/leadership (CNFLPSTL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48198.2
1) Checked91.8
TOTAL490100.0
140) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between pastor/staff and members/attendees (CNFLPMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48899.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL490100.0
141) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between members/attendees (CNFLMEMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48699.2
1) Checked40.8
TOTAL490100.0
142) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) General personality conflicts/interpersonal problems (CNFLPERS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48198.2
1) Checked91.8
TOTAL490100.0
143) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Held congregational meeting(s) to discuss the issue (CONMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40482.4
1) Checked8617.6
TOTAL490100.0
144) 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 checked43989.6
1) Checked5110.4
TOTAL490100.0
145) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) A denominational official or committee met with congregational leaders (CONOFFCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43288.2
1) Checked5811.8
TOTAL490100.0
146) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Worked with a specialized consultant who helps congregations in conflict (CONCONSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47596.9
1) Checked153.1
TOTAL490100.0
147) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Used conflict resolution program or resources (CONRESOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46394.5
1) Checked275.5
TOTAL490100.0
148) 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 checked33468.2
1) Checked15631.8
TOTAL490100.0
149) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Other (CONOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47697.1
1) Checked142.9
TOTAL490100.0
150) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Pastor(s) took care of the conflict (CONPASTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48198.2
1) Checked91.8
TOTAL490100.0
151) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) General discussion/conversation/mediation/communication (individually or in groups) (CONDISCV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47196.1
1) Checked193.9
TOTAL490100.0
152) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Spiritual/Biblical tactics (CONBIBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48799.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL490100.0
153) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral/staff/lay leader change (CONLDRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47797.3
1) Checked132.7
TOTAL490100.0
154) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Existing group in congregation dealt with issue (CONEXGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47897.6
1) Checked122.4
TOTAL490100.0
155) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) People left the congregation (CONPPLFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked490100.0
TOTAL490100.0
156) Have you met regularly with other ministers or pastoral leaders in a small group for continuing education and support in the past five years? (SMGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36475.1
2) No12124.9
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
157) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (GRPDSCR1)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical clergy group7721.9
2) Women clergy41.1
3) Area ministers' group3710.5
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals226.3
5) D.Min./other Seminary-related group144.0
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy6117.4
7) Study groups3610.3
8) Spiritual formation groups174.8
9) Church ministry group10.3
10) Specialized focus185.1
11) Therapeutic or counseling group41.1
12) Professional formation group30.9
13) SPE groups20.6
14) Other30.9
15) Minister or colleague group not otherwise specified5214.8
Missing139 
TOTAL351100.0
158) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (GRPDSCR2)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical clergy groups55.8
2) Women clergy22.3
3) Area ministers' group2326.7
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals1011.6
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy2427.9
7) Study group1011.6
8) Spiritual formation group78.1
10) Specialized focus33.5
12) Professional formation groups22.3
Missing404 
TOTAL86100.0
159) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (GRPDSCR3)
TOTAL%
2) Women clergy112.5
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals112.5
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy337.5
7) Study groups225.0
8) Spiritual formation groups112.5
Missing482 
TOTAL8100.0
160) How long have you participated in that group? Years (GRPYRS)
TOTAL%
0) 41.2
1) 4614.1
2) 5717.5
3) 4714.4
4) 257.7
5) 319.5
6) 144.3
7) 144.3
8) 123.7
9) 92.8
10) 185.5
11) 20.6
12) 113.4
13) 51.5
14) 20.6
15) 51.5
16) 30.9
17) 41.2
18) 20.6
19) 41.2
20) 51.5
23) 30.9
24) 10.3
25) 10.3
26) 10.3
Missing164 
TOTAL326100.0
161) How long have you participated in that group? Months (GRPMNTHS)
TOTAL%
0) 3321.4
1) 117.1
2) 138.4
3) 106.5
4) 95.8
5) 106.5
6) 3824.7
7) 95.8
8) 63.9
9) 74.5
10) 63.9
11) 10.6
23) 10.6
Missing336 
TOTAL154100.0
162) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Times per year (GRPTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 174.7
2) 164.4
3) 61.7
4) 226.1
5) 20.6
6) 236.4
7) 20.6
8) 133.6
9) 267.2
10) 4311.9
11) 123.3
12) 9526.2
17) 10.3
18) 41.1
20) 51.4
21) 10.3
22) 20.6
24) 51.4
25) 20.6
26) 20.6
30) 51.4
34) 10.3
35) 10.3
36) 10.3
40) 82.2
45) 30.8
46) 20.6
48) 82.2
50) 185.0
52) 164.4
Missing128 
TOTAL362100.0
163) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Hours per meeting (GRPDURAT)
TOTAL%
1) 4111.5
1.25) 10.3
1.39888888888889) 10.3
1.5) 5415.2
2) 15844.5
2.5) 113.1
3) 329.0
3.5) 10.3
4) 92.5
5) 41.1
6) 82.3
7) 10.3
8) 20.6
10) 10.3
12) 41.1
15) 20.6
16) 20.6
24) 10.3
28) 10.3
30) 20.6
36) 10.3
40) 30.8
48) 10.3
56) 10.3
60) 41.1
70) 10.3
72) 41.1
82) 10.3
120) 10.3
168) 20.6
Missing135 
TOTAL355100.0
164) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Members decide who belongs (GRPBELNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31063.3
1) Checked18036.7
TOTAL490100.0
165) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Members decide what group does (GRPDOES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24449.8
1) Checked24650.2
TOTAL490100.0
166) 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 checked45192.0
1) Checked398.0
TOTAL490100.0
167) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group includes persons of different races or ethnicities (GRPRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38779.0
1) Checked10321.0
TOTAL490100.0
168) 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 checked32165.5
1) Checked16934.5
TOTAL490100.0
169) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group has a trained leader or facilitator (GRPLEADR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41785.1
1) Checked7314.9
TOTAL490100.0
170) 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 checked41985.5
1) Checked7114.5
TOTAL490100.0
171) 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 checked31263.7
1) Checked17836.3
TOTAL490100.0
172) 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 checked36975.3
1) Checked12124.7
TOTAL490100.0
173) 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 checked30662.4
1) Checked18437.6
TOTAL490100.0
174) 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 checked24149.2
1) Checked24950.8
TOTAL490100.0
175) 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 importance18538.1
2) Somewhat important20442.0
3) Somewhat unimportant5110.5
4) Of little importance469.5
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
176) Choose one: (LEADSTYL)
TOTAL%
1) I make most of the decisions here; lay members generally follow my lead.91.8
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.28658.7
3) Lay leaders come up with most of the initiatives in the congregation, although I try to exert a strong influence on their decisions.6212.7
4) Lay leaders make most of the decisions about the congregation's directions and programs; my role is to empower them to implement their decisions13026.7
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
177) Of the following, which one best describes your opinion of the future directions of this congregation? (FUTDIREC)
TOTAL%
1) We need to get back to the way we did things in the past10.2
2) We are faithfully maintaining past directions347.0
3) We are currently deciding on new directions17736.4
4) We are currently moving in new directions18538.1
5) We need to rethink where we are heading489.9
6) Our future is very unclear or doubtful387.8
7) Don't know30.6
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
178) In general, would you say your health is . . . (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent13527.6
2) Very good19740.3
3) Good13828.2
4) Fair173.5
5) Poor20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
179) 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 all28057.3
2) A little bit14730.1
3) Moderately479.6
4) Quite a bit122.5
5) Extremely30.6
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
180) 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%
1) All of the time51.0
2) Most of the time40.8
3) Some of the time428.8
4) A little of the time10622.2
5) None of the time32067.1
Missing13 
TOTAL477100.0
181) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? (MARHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy24752.2
2) Pretty happy14530.7
3) Not too happy204.2
4) Not married6112.9
Missing17 
TOTAL473100.0
182) What is your height? Feet (HEIGHTFT)
TOTAL%
5) 33571.1
6) 13628.9
Missing19 
TOTAL471100.0
183) What is your height? Inches (HEIGHTIN)
TOTAL%
0) 4910.8
1) 357.7
2) 327.0
3) 245.3
4) 347.5
5) 275.9
6) 337.3
7) 296.4
8) 459.9
9) 337.3
10) 6213.7
11) 5111.2
Missing36 
TOTAL454100.0
184) What is your weight? Pounds (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL467194.57854
185) 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 word234.8
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings17135.9
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context24952.3
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us316.5
5) The Bible is not the word of God, but is a valuable book10.2
7) Don't know10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL476100.0
186) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative153.2
2) Conservative10722.7
3) Right in the middle15332.5
4) Liberal15232.3
5) Very liberal449.3
Missing19 
TOTAL471100.0
187) Have you ever had a conversion experience or a moment of decisive faith commitment? (CONVEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34373.4
2) No10522.5
3) Not sure194.1
Missing23 
TOTAL467100.0
188) 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%
1) Strongly agree173.5
2) Agree7315.1
3) Neutral or unsure6713.9
4) Disagree21444.3
5) Strongly disagree11223.2
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
189) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? Only followers of Jesus can be saved (SAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7615.8
2) Agree9920.6
3) Neutral or unsure7014.6
4) Disagree16634.5
5) Strongly disagree7014.6
Missing9 
TOTAL481100.0
190) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is directly involved in worldly affairs (GODINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15031.2
2) Agree24450.7
3) Neutral or unsure5511.4
4) Disagree285.8
5) Strongly disagree40.8
Missing9 
TOTAL481100.0
191) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is angered by human sin (GODANGER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12125.0
2) Agree23047.5
3) Neutral or unsure449.1
4) Disagree6814.0
5) Strongly disagree214.3
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
192) How satisfied are you with: Your health? (SATHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Delighted7114.6
2) 217135.1
3) 310621.8
4) Mixed feelings10020.5
5) 5265.3
6) 691.8
7) Terrible40.8
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
193) How satisfied are you with: Your relationships with family or friends? (SATRELAT)
TOTAL%
1) Delighted12726.1
2) 220441.9
3) 38116.6
4) Mixed feelings4910.1
5) 5224.5
6) 630.6
7) Terrible10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
194) How satisfied are you with: Your life as a whole? (SALIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Delighted11022.6
2) 222646.4
3) 39820.1
4) Mixed feelings398.0
5) 591.8
6) 640.8
7) Terrible10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
195) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Being ordained (IMPORDND)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance36475.2
2) Somewhat important8818.2
3) Somewhat unimportant163.3
4) Of little importance163.3
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
196) 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 importance34470.8
2) Somewhat important11223.0
3) Somewhat unimportant122.5
4) Of little importance183.7
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
197) 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 importance32968.1
2) Somewhat important14329.6
3) Somewhat unimportant91.9
4) Of little importance20.4
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
198) 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 importance42587.8
2) Somewhat important5711.8
3) Somewhat unimportant20.4
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
199) 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 importance41685.4
2) Somewhat important7014.4
3) Somewhat unimportant10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
200) 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 importance25051.3
2) Somewhat important20842.7
3) Somewhat unimportant265.3
4) Of little importance30.6
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
201) 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 importance17736.4
2) Somewhat important24149.6
3) Somewhat unimportant6112.6
4) Of little importance71.4
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
202) 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 importance7515.4
2) Somewhat important31765.2
3) Somewhat unimportant8116.7
4) Of little importance132.7
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
203) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Housing or living arrangements (SATLIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied34170.5
2) Somewhat satisfied11824.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied173.5
4) Very dissatisfied81.7
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
204) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your spiritual life (SATSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied12826.4
2) Somewhat satisfied28659.1
3) Somewhat dissatisfied6212.8
4) Very dissatisfied81.7
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
205) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Opportunities for continuing theological education (SATOPPED)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied17236.1
2) Somewhat satisfied22547.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied7415.5
4) Very dissatisfied51.1
Missing14 
TOTAL476100.0
206) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Support from your denominational officials, if applicable (SATDENOF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied16335.1
2) Somewhat satisfied18138.9
3) Somewhat dissatisfied8919.1
4) Very dissatisfied326.9
Missing25 
TOTAL465100.0
207) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with other clergy (SATCLRGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied16033.4
2) Somewhat satisfied25052.2
3) Somewhat dissatisfied6012.5
4) Very dissatisfied91.9
Missing11 
TOTAL479100.0
208) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with lay leaders in this congregation (SATLAYLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied24551.4
2) Somewhat satisfied21645.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied153.1
4) Very dissatisfied10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL477100.0
209) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with relationships with . . .? Other pastors in this congregation, if applicable (SATOTHPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied7443.8
2) Somewhat satisfied7645.0
3) Somewhat dissatisfied137.7
4) Very dissatisfied63.6
Missing321 
TOTAL169100.0
210) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your salary and benefits (SATSALRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied16935.1
2) Somewhat satisfied24550.9
3) Somewhat dissatisfied5511.4
4) Very dissatisfied122.5
Missing9 
TOTAL481100.0
211) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your family life, if applicable (SATFAMLF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied24854.9
2) Somewhat satisfied17137.8
3) Somewhat dissatisfied306.6
4) Very dissatisfied30.7
Missing38 
TOTAL452100.0
212) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . . ? Your personal life (SATPERSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied21343.8
2) Somewhat satisfied21744.7
3) Somewhat dissatisfied5411.1
4) Very dissatisfied20.4
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
213) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your work in ministry (SATMINST)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied23047.4
2) Somewhat satisfied21844.9
3) Somewhat dissatisfied336.8
4) Very dissatisfied40.8
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
214) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your overall effectiveness as a pastoral leader in this particular congregation (SATEFFCT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied16634.1
2) Somewhat satisfied26955.2
3) Somewhat dissatisfied479.7
4) Very dissatisfied51.0
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
215) 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%
1) Great problem142.9
2) Somewhat a problem479.7
3) Very little problem20241.7
4) No problem22145.7
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
216) 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 problem173.5
2) Somewhat a problem12425.6
3) Very little problem20341.9
4) No problem14028.9
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
217) 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 problem5511.4
2) Somewhat a problem19440.1
3) Very little problem15732.4
4) No problem7816.1
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
218) 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%
1) Great problem51.2
2) Somewhat a problem348.5
3) Very little problem16039.9
4) No problem20250.4
Missing89 
TOTAL401100.0
219) During the past year, how often . . . Have you experienced stress because of the challenges you face in this congregation? (EXPSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very often5311.0
2) Fairly often13127.1
3) Once in a while26855.5
4) Never316.4
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
220) During the past year, how often . . . Have you felt lonely and isolated in your work? (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Very often306.2
2) Fairly often8216.9
3) Once in a while27757.2
4) Never9519.6
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
221) 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%
1) Very often153.2
2) Fairly often336.9
3) Once in a while14630.7
4) Never11423.9
5) Not applicable16835.3
Missing14 
TOTAL476100.0
222) 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 often122.5
2) Fairly often418.5
3) Once in a while22446.6
4) Never14029.1
5) Not applicable6413.3
Missing9 
TOTAL481100.0
223) 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 often112.3
2) Fairly often275.6
3) Once in a while12125.3
4) Never25553.3
5) Not applicable6413.4
Missing12 
TOTAL478100.0
224) During the past year, how often have you . . . Doubted that you are called by God to the ministry? (DOUBTCLL)
TOTAL%
1) Very often30.6
2) Fairly often71.4
3) Once in a while13527.8
4) Never34170.2
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
225) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving your current position to become a pastor elsewhere? (LEAVEELS)
TOTAL%
1) Very often204.1
2) Fairly often5311.0
3) Once in a while17335.7
4) Never23849.2
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
226) 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 often132.7
2) Fairly often245.0
3) Once in a while15231.4
4) Never29561.0
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
227) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry to enter a secular occupation? (LEAVESEC)
TOTAL%
1) Very often102.1
2) Fairly often122.5
3) Once in a while12024.9
4) Never34070.5
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
228) 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%
1) Very often132.7
2) Fairly often5310.9
3) Once in a while27256.0
4) Never14830.5
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
229) 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%
1) Very often10.4
2) Fairly often103.6
3) Once in a while7024.9
4) Never20071.2
Missing209 
TOTAL281100.0
230) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Made you feel loved and cared for? (CONGLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very often23147.6
2) Fairly often18337.7
3) Once in a while7014.4
4) Never10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
231) 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 often326.6
2) Fairly often7916.3
3) Once in a while29260.3
4) Never8116.7
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
232) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Made too many demands on you? (CONGDMND)
TOTAL%
1) Very often183.7
2) Fairly often5711.8
3) Once in a while28358.7
4) Never12425.7
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
233) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Expressed interest in and concern about your well-being? (CONGINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12024.8
2) Fairly often21544.5
3) Once in a while13628.2
4) Never122.5
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
234) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have enthusiasm for my work (ENTHUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27356.3
2) Somewhat agree18939.0
3) Neutral or unsure153.1
4) Somewhat disagree61.2
5) Strongly disagree20.4
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
235) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? This congregation is always ready to try something new (TRYNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5110.6
2) Somewhat agree22546.7
3) Neutral or unsure10622.0
4) Somewhat disagree7916.4
5) Strongly disagree214.4
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
236) 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 agree8116.8
2) Somewhat agree15933.0
3) Neutral or unsure12926.8
4) Somewhat disagree7916.4
5) Strongly disagree347.1
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
237) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel drained in fulfilling my functions in this congregation (DRAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree285.8
2) Somewhat agree11123.2
3) Neutral or unsure6814.2
4) Somewhat disagree14730.7
5) Strongly disagree12526.1
Missing11 
TOTAL479100.0
238) 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 agree143.0
2) Somewhat agree6513.8
3) Neutral or unsure5712.1
4) Somewhat disagree15432.7
5) Strongly disagree18138.4
Missing19 
TOTAL471100.0
239) 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 agree23348.5
2) Somewhat agree18638.8
3) Neutral or unsure479.8
4) Somewhat disagree91.9
5) Strongly disagree51.0
Missing10 
TOTAL480100.0
240) 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 agree5835.4
2) Somewhat agree5835.4
3) Neutral or unsure2716.5
4) Somewhat disagree127.3
5) Strongly disagree95.5
Missing326 
TOTAL164100.0
241) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel negative or cynical about the people with whom I work (FEELNEG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree51.1
2) Somewhat agree306.3
3) Neutral or unsure316.5
4) Somewhat disagree12225.7
5) Strongly disagree28760.4
Missing15 
TOTAL475100.0
242) 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 agree173.5
2) Somewhat agree15131.3
3) Neutral or unsure6413.3
4) Somewhat disagree13227.4
5) Strongly disagree11824.5
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
243) 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 agree9619.9
2) Somewhat agree20542.4
3) Neutral or unsure8617.8
4) Somewhat disagree7214.9
5) Strongly disagree245.0
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
244) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have accomplished many worthwhile things in my ministry here (ACCMPLSH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16333.7
2) Somewhat agree22145.8
3) Neutral or unsure7916.4
4) Somewhat disagree193.9
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
245) 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 time102.1
2) Most of the time26354.2
3) Some of the time16233.4
4) A little of the time449.1
5) None of the time61.2
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
246) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Did you have a lot of energy? (LOTENRGY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time193.9
2) Most of the time26354.2
3) Some of the time15632.2
4) A little of the time387.8
5) None of the time91.9
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
247) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Have you felt downhearted and depressed? (FELTDOWN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time30.6
2) Most of the time173.5
3) Some of the time12024.9
4) A little of the time21244.0
5) None of the time13027.0
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
248) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Did you feel worn out? (FEELWORN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time71.4
2) Most of the time398.1
3) Some of the time15231.4
4) A little of the time22847.1
5) None of the time5812.0
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
249) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . have you been happy? (BEENHPPY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time479.7
2) Most of the time33669.3
3) Some of the time7816.1
4) A little of the time204.1
5) None of the time40.8
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
250) 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 time15331.6
2) Most of the time24149.8
3) Some of the time7615.7
4) A little of the time122.5
5) None of the time20.4
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
251) 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 time8517.6
2) Most of the time34471.2
3) Some of the time5210.8
4) A little of the time20.4
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
252) 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 time255.2
2) Most of the time14029.2
3) Some of the time24651.3
4) A little of the time6413.3
5) None of the time51.0
Missing10 
TOTAL480100.0
253) 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 time163.3
2) Most of the time20041.6
3) Some of the time22346.4
4) A little of the time418.5
5) None of the time10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL481100.0
254) 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 time234.8
2) Most of the time27156.6
3) Some of the time15131.5
4) A little of the time306.3
5) None of the time40.8
Missing11 
TOTAL479100.0
255) 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 time408.3
2) Most of the time24751.2
3) Some of the time16935.1
4) A little of the time265.4
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
256) 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 time377.6
2) Most of the time24650.8
3) Some of the time16033.1
4) A little of the time377.6
5) None of the time40.8
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
257) 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 time214.4
2) Most of the time18037.3
3) Some of the time21945.4
4) A little of the time6112.7
5) None of the time10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
258) 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 time418.6
2) Most of the time25853.9
3) Some of the time15933.2
4) A little of the time214.4
Missing11 
TOTAL479100.0
259) 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 time24852.2
2) Most of the time17436.6
3) Some of the time439.1
4) A little of the time81.7
5) None of the time20.4
Missing15 
TOTAL475100.0
260) 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 time265.4
2) Most of the time27657.1
3) Some of the time16033.1
4) A little of the time193.9
5) None of the time20.4
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
261) 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 time102.1
2) Most of the time16133.5
3) Some of the time22045.8
4) A little of the time8718.1
5) None of the time20.4
Missing10 
TOTAL480100.0
262) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here learn and grow as individuals (HELPLRN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time5711.9
2) Most of the time31164.8
3) Some of the time10221.3
4) A little of the time102.1
Missing10 
TOTAL480100.0
263) 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 time408.3
2) Most of the time32667.8
3) Some of the time10822.5
4) A little of the time71.5
Missing9 
TOTAL481100.0
264) 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 time377.7
2) Most of the time27156.5
3) Some of the time15331.9
4) A little of the time194.0
Missing10 
TOTAL480100.0
265) 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 time5210.8
2) Most of the time27356.9
3) Some of the time13628.3
4) A little of the time194.0
Missing10 
TOTAL480100.0
266) 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 time112.3
2) Most of the time13427.9
3) Some of the time18939.4
4) A little of the time12826.7
5) None of the time183.8
Missing10 
TOTAL480100.0
267) 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 time377.7
2) Most of the time32667.8
3) Some of the time10622.0
4) A little of the time112.3
5) None of the time10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL481100.0
268) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help others find meaning in their involvement here (HELPFIND)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time398.1
2) Most of the time32567.4
3) Some of the time10822.4
4) A little of the time102.1
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
269) 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 time173.5
2) Most of the time14730.5
3) Some of the time25753.3
4) A little of the time6112.7
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
270) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used the Internet? (USEDNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily42588.0
2) At least weekly459.3
3) Less often71.4
4) Never61.2
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
271) In the past year, how often have you . . . Sent or received emails? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily41990.5
2) At least weekly326.9
3) Less often81.7
4) Never40.9
Missing27 
TOTAL463100.0
272) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (including sermon preparation)? (NETRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily19841.0
2) At least weekly18939.1
3) Less often7615.7
4) Never204.1
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
273) In the past year, how often have you . . . Sent email to individual worshipers here? (SNTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily19440.5
2) At least weekly18538.6
3) Less often8016.7
4) Never204.2
Missing11 
TOTAL479100.0
274) In the past year, how often have you . . . Received email from a worshiper here? (RECEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily19239.8
2) At least weekly18838.9
3) Less often8718.0
4) Never163.3
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
275) In the past year, how often have you . . . Participated in a listserv or online group related to this congregation? (LISTSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Daily214.4
2) At least weekly438.9
3) Less often8918.5
4) Never32968.3
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
276) In the past year, how often have you . . . Conducted any congregational business by email? (BIZEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily10421.6
2) At least weekly20442.3
3) Less often14129.3
4) Never336.8
Missing8 
TOTAL482100.0
277) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used email to plan an event for this congregation? (EMAILPLN)
TOTAL%
1) Daily6313.2
2) At least weekly14129.6
3) Less often18639.1
4) Never8618.1
Missing14 
TOTAL476100.0
278) In the past year, how often have you . . . Forwarded an email with spiritual or religious content to a member here? (FRWRDEML)
TOTAL%
1) Daily357.3
2) At least weekly11123.1
3) Less often22947.7
4) Never10521.9
Missing10 
TOTAL480100.0
279) In the past year, how often have you . . . Maintained a blog related to your ministry? (BLOG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily91.9
2) At least weekly153.1
3) Less often336.9
4) Never42488.1
Missing9 
TOTAL481100.0
280) How long does it usually take you to get to the congregation where you serve? (COMMUTE)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 minutes19239.5
2) 6-10 minutes8216.9
3) 11-15 minutes7014.4
4) 16-20 minutes408.2
5) 21-30 minutes367.4
6) More than 30 minutes6613.6
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
281) Are you: (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male34070.1
2) Female14529.9
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
282) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Asian or Pacific Islander (RACASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48799.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL490100.0
283) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Black or African American (RACBLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47997.8
1) Checked112.2
TOTAL490100.0
284) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin (RACHISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48498.8
1) Checked61.2
TOTAL490100.0
285) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Indian (American) or Alaska Native (RACINDN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48599.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL490100.0
286) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) White or Caucasian (RACWHT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked285.7
1) Checked46294.3
TOTAL490100.0
287) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Some other race (RACOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48799.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL490100.0
288) Would you describe yourself as Hispanic or Latino/a? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81.7
2) No46898.3
Missing14 
TOTAL476100.0
289) In what year were you born? (YEARBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4861953.25310
290) Which of the following best describes your current marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never married275.6
2) In first marriage30763.3
3) Divorced or separated316.4
4) Widowed112.3
5) Remarried after death of spouse81.6
6) Remarried after divorce9519.6
7) In a committed relationship61.2
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
291) 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 checked26554.1
1) Checked22545.9
TOTAL490100.0
292) 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 checked40282.0
1) Checked8818.0
TOTAL490100.0
293) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Student (SPSTDNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48999.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL490100.0
294) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Homemaker (SPHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44290.2
1) Checked489.8
TOTAL490100.0
295) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Retired (SPRETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44390.4
1) Checked479.6
TOTAL490100.0
296) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Other (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48899.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL490100.0
297) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Unemployed (SPUNEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48799.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL490100.0
298) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Disabled (SPDISABL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48599.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL490100.0
299) Is your spouse or partner an ordained minister? (SPMNSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and serves in this congregation102.4
2) Yes, but serves elsewhere4711.3
3) No33781.2
4) No, but he/she is a lay minister or pastoral leader194.6
5) Yes, retired20.5
Missing75 
TOTAL415100.0
300) How many people in your household (including you) are: Less than 6 years old? (HSHLD6)
TOTAL%
0) 13978.5
1) 2111.9
2) 137.3
3) 42.3
Missing313 
TOTAL177100.0
301) How many people in your household (including you) are: 6 to 12 years old? (HSHLD12)
TOTAL%
0) 13469.1
1) 3317.0
2) 2412.4
3) 31.5
Missing296 
TOTAL194100.0
302) How many people in your household (including you) are: 13 to 18 years old? (HSHLD18)
TOTAL%
0) 12859.8
1) 5626.2
2) 2813.1
3) 20.9
Missing276 
TOTAL214100.0
303) How many people in your household (including you) are: 19 to 24 years old? (HSHLD24)
TOTAL%
0) 12764.5
1) 5025.4
2) 168.1
3) 42.0
Missing293 
TOTAL197100.0
304) How many people in your household (including you) are: 25 years or older? (HSHLD25)
TOTAL%
0) 0122.5
1) 16513.7
2) 236677.1
3) 3214.4
4) 481.7
5) 510.2
18) 1810.2
99) Checked10.2
Missing15 
TOTAL475100.0
305) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Less than 6 years old (HSCNG6)
TOTAL%
0) 13379.2
1) 2112.5
2) 116.5
3) 31.8
Missing322 
TOTAL168100.0
306) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 6 to 12 years old (HSCNG12)
TOTAL%
0) 12871.1
1) 2916.1
2) 2011.1
3) 31.7
Missing310 
TOTAL180100.0
307) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 13 to 18 years old (HSCNG18)
TOTAL%
0) 12564.1
1) 4724.1
2) 2211.3
3) 10.5
Missing295 
TOTAL195100.0
308) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 19 to 24 years old (HSCNG24)
TOTAL%
0) 12973.3
1) 3519.9
2) 105.7
3) 21.1
Missing314 
TOTAL176100.0
309) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 25 years or older (HSCNG25)
TOTAL%
0) 142.9
1) 12025.2
2) 32367.7
3) 142.9
4) 40.8
5) 10.2
18) 10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL477100.0
310) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? Please write the number. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 6413.3
1) 489.9
2) 19740.8
3) 11323.4
4) 357.2
5) 183.7
6) 40.8
7) 40.8
Missing7 
TOTAL483100.0
311) How many of your children of any age live at home with you? Please write the number. (CHLDHOME)
TOTAL%
0) 29261.3
1) 8217.2
2) 7315.3
3) 224.6
4) 61.3
5) 10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL476100.0
312) What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling20.4
4) Completed high school40.8
5) Trade certificate30.6
6) Associate degree30.6
7) Bachelor's degree from a university or college27356.2
8) Master's, Doctorate, or other graduate degree20141.4
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
313) Where were you born? (WHEREBRN)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States46795.9
2) In another English-speaking country81.6
3) In a non-English speaking country122.5
Missing3 
TOTAL487100.0
314) Where were your parents born? (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Both born in United States45293.0
2) Only father born in the United States102.1
3) Only mother born in the United States40.8
4) Both father and mother born in another country204.1
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
315) Where did you live when you were 5 years old? (LIVEFIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States46195.1
2) In another country244.9
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
316) When you were 5 years old, was English your primary language? (ENGLISH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47097.1
2) No142.9
Missing6 
TOTAL484100.0
317) Job #1: Job description (JB1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work307.6
2) Solo pastor13634.3
3) Senior pastor20.5
4) Co-pastor112.8
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation276.8
6) Associate/assistant pastor11629.2
7) Interim pastor133.3
8) Regional staff30.8
9) National staff10.3
10) Chaplain143.5
11) Other ministry4411.1
Missing93 
TOTAL397100.0
318) Job #1: Month job began (JB1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 287.3
2) 123.1
3) 123.1
4) 82.1
5) 215.4
6) 10426.9
7) 5514.2
8) 4812.4
9) 5313.7
10) 277.0
11) 112.8
12) 71.8
Missing104 
TOTAL386100.0
319) Job #1: Year job began (JB1YRBEG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3981984.37411
320) Job #1: Month job ended (JB1MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 256.5
2) 246.3
3) 195.0
4) 143.7
5) 359.2
6) 5013.1
7) 379.7
8) 6116.0
9) 287.3
10) 4010.5
11) 205.2
12) 297.6
Missing108 
TOTAL382100.0
321) Job #1: Year job ended (JB1YREND)
TOTAL%
1953) 10.3
1955) 10.3
1956) 10.3
1958) 10.3
1959) 10.3
1961) 10.3
1962) 30.8
1967) 10.3
1968) 30.8
1969) 30.8
1970) 61.5
1971) 71.8
1972) 41.0
1973) 10.3
1974) 41.0
1975) 92.3
1976) 82.0
1977) 82.0
1978) 61.5
1979) 123.0
1980) 112.8
1981) 82.0
1982) 174.3
1983) 61.5
1984) 164.1
1985) 133.3
1986) 123.0
1987) 61.5
1988) 194.8
1989) 92.3
1990) 205.1
1991) 102.5
1992) 102.5
1993) 123.0
1994) 133.3
1995) 112.8
1996) 102.5
1997) 102.5
1998) 102.5
1999) 92.3
2000) 153.8
2001) 51.3
2002) 71.8
2003) 92.3
2004) 71.8
2005) 102.5
2006) 61.5
2007) 123.0
2008) 112.8
Missing95 
TOTAL395100.0
322) Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week (JB1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
5) 510.3
10) 1061.6
15) 1541.1
16) 1610.3
19) 1910.3
20) 20308.2
24) 2420.5
25) 2571.9
30) 30133.6
32) 3210.3
33) 3310.3
35) 3541.1
40) 4019152.5
41) 41143.8
45) 45143.8
47) 4710.3
48) 4882.2
50) 504311.8
51) 5110.3
55) 5582.2
60) 6051.4
65) 6530.8
100) 10010.3
999) Salaried41.1
Missing126 
TOTAL364100.0
323) Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week (JB1ACTHR)
TOTAL%
5) 10.3
10) 30.8
12) 20.5
15) 41.1
16) 10.3
20) 102.7
24) 20.5
25) 30.8
27) 41.1
30) 195.2
35) 102.7
37) 10.3
40) 5815.9
41) 102.7
43) 30.8
45) 287.7
46) 10.3
47) 10.3
48) 61.6
50) 8523.3
51) 71.9
52) 10.3
53) 20.5
55) 236.3
56) 20.5
57) 10.3
58) 10.3
60) 5615.3
61) 30.8
63) 10.3
65) 82.2
70) 51.4
80) 30.8
Missing125 
TOTAL365100.0
324) Job #1: Average worship attendance (JB1WORAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL288211.274309
325) Job #1: Job overlap (JB1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap37293.5
1) Secular-ministry bivocation82.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap133.3
3) Secular-secular overlap10.3
4) Secular-ministry overlap30.8
9) Overlap-type unknown10.3
Missing92 
TOTAL398100.0
326) Job #1: Community (JB1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area12632.1
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)11629.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area7819.8
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)7318.6
Missing97 
TOTAL393100.0
327) Job #2: Job Description (JB2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work144.5
2) Solo pastor12138.7
3) Senior pastor175.4
4) Co-pastor51.6
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation175.4
6) Associate/assistant pastor5617.9
7) Interim pastor3511.2
8) Regional staff20.6
9) National staff10.3
10) Chaplain175.4
11) Other ministry288.9
Missing177 
TOTAL313100.0
328) Job #2: Month job began (JB2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 289.3
2) 155.0
3) 155.0
4) 144.7
5) 196.3
6) 4414.7
7) 227.3
8) 3612.0
9) 5518.3
10) 186.0
11) 227.3
12) 124.0
Missing190 
TOTAL300100.0
329) Job #2: Year job began (JB2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1953) 10.3
1955) 10.3
1956) 10.3
1958) 10.3
1961) 10.3
1962) 20.6
1965) 10.3
1966) 10.3
1967) 10.3
1968) 20.6
1969) 20.6
1970) 61.9
1971) 72.2
1972) 51.6
1973) 10.3
1974) 51.6
1975) 92.9
1976) 82.6
1977) 61.9
1978) 51.6
1979) 103.2
1980) 144.5
1981) 61.9
1982) 154.8
1983) 72.2
1984) 144.5
1985) 103.2
1986) 82.6
1987) 72.2
1988) 134.2
1989) 103.2
1990) 206.4
1991) 61.9
1992) 123.8
1993) 113.5
1994) 113.5
1995) 51.6
1996) 103.2
1997) 51.6
1998) 92.9
1999) 41.3
2000) 134.2
2001) 41.3
2002) 20.6
2003) 82.6
2004) 41.3
2005) 20.6
2006) 41.3
2007) 31.0
Missing177 
TOTAL313100.0
330) Job #2: Month job ended (JB2MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 1217.0
2) 2175.7
3) 3155.0
4) 4196.4
5) 5248.0
6) 65919.7
7) 7206.7
8) 83913.0
9) 9248.0
10) 10237.7
11) 11124.0
12) 12258.4
98) Current position10.3
Missing191 
TOTAL299100.0
331) Job #2: Year job ended (JB2YREND)
TOTAL%
1956) 195610.3
1957) 195710.3
1963) 196310.3
1964) 196410.3
1965) 196510.3
1966) 196610.3
1967) 196731.0
1969) 196910.3
1970) 197020.6
1973) 197351.6
1974) 197451.6
1975) 197551.6
1976) 197641.3
1977) 197751.6
1978) 197851.6
1979) 197972.3
1980) 198061.9
1981) 198151.6
1982) 198261.9
1983) 198382.6
1984) 198472.3
1986) 1986113.5
1987) 1987185.8
1988) 198861.9
1989) 1989103.2
1990) 1990113.5
1991) 199172.3
1992) 1992103.2
1993) 199372.3
1994) 199492.9
1995) 1995103.2
1996) 1996154.8
1997) 199792.9
1998) 1998103.2
1999) 1999103.2
2000) 2000134.2
2001) 2001165.1
2002) 2002113.5
2003) 200361.9
2004) 200482.6
2005) 200592.9
2006) 200682.6
2007) 2007103.2
2008) 200861.9
9998) Current position10.3
Missing179 
TOTAL311100.0
332) Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week (JB2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
2) 210.3
3) 310.3
5) 510.3
10) 1082.8
12) 1220.7
14) 1410.3
15) 1531.0
18) 1810.3
19) 1910.3
20) 20186.3
22) 2210.3
25) 2562.1
30) 3062.1
32) 3210.3
35) 3551.7
40) 4014350.0
41) 4193.1
42) 4210.3
45) 45124.2
47) 4710.3
48) 4841.4
50) 503813.3
51) 5120.7
55) 5572.4
57) 5710.3
60) 6062.1
61) 6110.3
79) 7910.3
998) Varies10.3
999) Salaried31.0
Missing204 
TOTAL286100.0
333) Job #2: Average actual worked hours per week (JB2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
5) 20.7
10) 62.1
13) 10.3
14) 10.3
17) 10.3
18) 10.3
20) 113.8
21) 10.3
25) 20.7
26) 10.3
28) 10.3
30) 93.1
31) 10.3
33) 10.3
35) 103.5
40) 4616.0
41) 93.1
42) 20.7
43) 10.3
45) 165.6
46) 10.3
47) 20.7
48) 51.7
50) 5920.6
51) 31.0
52) 31.0
55) 175.9
56) 31.0
58) 31.0
59) 10.3
60) 4013.9
61) 20.7
65) 165.6
70) 51.7
75) 10.3
79) 10.3
80) 10.3
81) 10.3
Missing203 
TOTAL287100.0
334) Job #2: Average worship attendance (JB2WORAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL228208.202399
335) Job #2: Job overlap (JB2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap28591.3
1) Secular-ministry bivocation72.2
2) Ministry-ministry overlap175.4
3) Secular-secular overlap10.3
4) Secular-ministry overlap20.6
Missing178 
TOTAL312100.0
336) Job #2: Community (JB2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area6219.9
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)13142.1
3) Suburb of a large metro area5618.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)6219.9
Missing179 
TOTAL311100.0
337) Job #3: Job description (JB3DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work187.9
2) Solo pastor7834.4
3) Senior pastor229.7
4) Co-pastor52.2
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations94.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor2310.1
7) Interim pastor3013.2
8) Regional staff31.3
9) National staff31.3
10) Chaplain104.4
11) Other ministry2611.5
Missing263 
TOTAL227100.0
338) Job #3: Month job began (JB3MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 2511.6
2) 94.2
3) 115.1
4) 94.2
5) 115.1
6) 2612.1
7) 2813.0
8) 2813.0
9) 3315.3
10) 167.4
11) 94.2
12) 104.7
Missing275 
TOTAL215100.0
339) Job #3: Year job began (JB3YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1956) 10.4
1957) 10.4
1964) 10.4
1965) 10.4
1966) 10.4
1967) 20.9
1968) 20.9
1969) 10.4
1970) 20.9
1973) 52.2
1974) 52.2
1975) 41.8
1976) 41.8
1977) 62.6
1978) 52.2
1979) 52.2
1980) 62.6
1981) 52.2
1982) 73.1
1983) 62.6
1984) 73.1
1986) 104.4
1987) 125.3
1988) 73.1
1989) 83.5
1990) 114.8
1991) 31.3
1992) 135.7
1993) 52.2
1994) 41.8
1995) 125.3
1996) 83.5
1997) 83.5
1998) 73.1
1999) 31.3
2000) 83.5
2001) 104.4
2002) 62.6
2003) 52.2
2004) 31.3
2005) 31.3
2006) 20.9
2007) 20.9
2008) 10.4
Missing262 
TOTAL228100.0
340) Job #3: Month job began (JB3MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 1136.1
2) 273.3
3) 3104.7
4) 4125.6
5) 52310.7
6) 62913.6
7) 7198.9
8) 82813.1
9) 92210.3
10) 10177.9
11) 11125.6
12) 12219.8
98) Current position10.5
Missing276 
TOTAL214100.0
341) Job #3: Year job ended (JB3YREND)
TOTAL%
1959) 195910.4
1964) 196410.4
1967) 196710.4
1969) 196920.9
1974) 197410.4
1975) 197510.4
1976) 197652.2
1977) 197720.9
1978) 197852.2
1979) 197941.8
1980) 198052.2
1981) 198152.2
1982) 198210.4
1984) 198462.7
1985) 198583.5
1986) 198631.3
1987) 198773.1
1988) 198831.3
1989) 198931.3
1990) 199041.8
1991) 199194.0
1992) 1992114.9
1993) 199352.2
1994) 1994114.9
1995) 199552.2
1996) 1996135.8
1997) 199773.1
1998) 199873.1
1999) 199994.0
2000) 200083.5
2001) 200173.1
2002) 2002104.4
2003) 2003114.9
2004) 200494.0
2005) 2005125.3
2006) 200683.5
2007) 2007125.3
2008) 200831.3
9998) Current position10.4
Missing264 
TOTAL226100.0
342) Job #3: Average paid hours worked per week (JB3PDHRS)
TOTAL%
3) 310.5
4) 410.5
5) 510.5
10) 1021.0
12) 1221.0
15) 1552.5
18) 1810.5
19) 1910.5
20) 20125.9
25) 2562.9
30) 3052.5
32) 3210.5
35) 3531.5
40) 4011154.4
41) 4162.9
43) 4310.5
45) 4562.9
48) 4852.5
50) 502110.3
52) 5210.5
55) 5531.5
57) 5710.5
60) 6052.5
70) 7010.5
85) 8510.5
999) Salaried10.5
Missing286 
TOTAL204100.0
343) Job #3: Average actual hours worked per week (JB3ACTHR)
TOTAL%
5) 10.5
6) 10.5
10) 10.5
12) 10.5
15) 62.9
18) 10.5
20) 73.3
22) 10.5
25) 62.9
30) 52.4
32) 10.5
35) 52.4
38) 10.5
40) 2511.9
41) 62.9
45) 94.3
47) 10.5
48) 73.3
50) 4019.0
51) 10.5
52) 10.5
55) 146.7
56) 10.5
58) 21.0
59) 10.5
60) 3516.7
61) 21.0
65) 115.2
67) 10.5
70) 83.8
71) 10.5
75) 21.0
80) 31.4
85) 10.5
90) 10.5
Missing280 
TOTAL210100.0
344) Job #3: Average worship attendance (JB3WORAT)
TOTAL%
12) 10.7
20) 10.7
25) 32.0
28) 10.7
35) 21.3
40) 10.7
45) 42.7
50) 42.7
55) 10.7
60) 85.4
65) 32.0
70) 21.3
75) 32.0
80) 85.4
85) 53.4
90) 10.7
95) 10.7
100) 106.7
110) 42.7
120) 96.0
125) 53.4
126) 10.7
128) 10.7
130) 32.0
145) 10.7
150) 64.0
170) 10.7
175) 42.7
180) 32.0
200) 53.4
210) 10.7
220) 10.7
225) 53.4
240) 10.7
250) 96.0
280) 21.3
300) 32.0
325) 10.7
350) 64.0
400) 32.0
420) 10.7
425) 21.3
450) 10.7
500) 21.3
600) 42.7
700) 10.7
800) 10.7
900) 21.3
1100) 10.7
Missing341 
TOTAL149100.0
345) Job #3: Job overlap (JB3OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap19585.9
1) Secular-ministry bivocation104.4
2) Ministry-ministry overlap167.0
3) Secular-secular overlap52.2
4) Secular-ministry overlap10.4
Missing263 
TOTAL227100.0
346) Job #3: Community (JB3COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area3515.8
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)9542.8
3) Suburb of a large metro area5223.4
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)4018.0
Missing268 
TOTAL222100.0
347) Job #4: Job description (JB4DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work148.8
2) Solo pastor5132.1
3) Senior pastor159.4
4) Co-pastor42.5
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations74.4
6) Associate/assistant pastor148.8
7) Interim pastor2817.6
8) Regional staff42.5
9) National staff53.1
10) Chaplain31.9
11) Other ministry148.8
Missing331 
TOTAL159100.0
348) Job #4: Month job began (JB4MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 149.3
2) 85.3
3) 74.7
4) 106.7
5) 117.3
6) 1912.7
7) 1610.7
8) 2013.3
9) 2114.0
10) 96.0
11) 106.7
12) 53.3
Missing340 
TOTAL150100.0
349) Job #4: Year job began (JB4YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1959) 10.6
1964) 10.6
1967) 21.3
1974) 10.6
1975) 10.6
1976) 53.1
1977) 10.6
1978) 63.8
1979) 21.3
1980) 74.4
1981) 53.1
1982) 21.3
1984) 63.8
1985) 74.4
1986) 31.9
1987) 53.1
1988) 31.9
1989) 31.9
1990) 42.5
1991) 85.0
1992) 85.0
1993) 63.8
1994) 85.0
1995) 10.6
1996) 116.9
1997) 74.4
1998) 74.4
1999) 42.5
2000) 95.6
2001) 42.5
2002) 42.5
2003) 42.5
2004) 31.9
2005) 95.6
2006) 21.3
Missing330 
TOTAL160100.0
350) Job #4: Month job ended (JB4MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 174.7
2) 285.4
3) 364.0
4) 41610.7
5) 51711.4
6) 62114.1
7) 7106.7
8) 8128.1
9) 9149.4
10) 10138.7
11) 1164.0
12) 121812.1
98) Current position10.7
Missing341 
TOTAL149100.0
351) Job #4: Year job ended (JB4YREND)
TOTAL%
1964) 196410.6
1969) 196910.6
1975) 197510.6
1976) 197610.6
1977) 197721.3
1978) 197821.3
1980) 198021.3
1981) 198142.5
1982) 198242.5
1983) 198321.3
1984) 198421.3
1986) 198642.5
1987) 198721.3
1988) 198821.3
1989) 198953.1
1990) 199063.8
1991) 199131.9
1992) 199253.1
1993) 199363.8
1994) 199453.1
1995) 199553.1
1996) 199653.1
1997) 199731.9
1998) 199842.5
1999) 199985.0
2000) 2000106.3
2001) 200153.1
2002) 200263.8
2003) 200363.8
2004) 200495.7
2005) 200563.8
2006) 200695.7
2007) 2007159.4
2008) 200863.8
2009) 200910.6
9998) Current position10.6
Missing331 
TOTAL159100.0
352) Job #4: Average paid hours worked per week (JB4PDHRS)
TOTAL%
5) 510.7
6) 610.7
8) 810.7
10) 1032.2
12) 1221.4
15) 1510.7
20) 2096.5
25) 2542.9
30) 3064.3
32) 3210.7
35) 3510.7
40) 407654.7
41) 4132.2
42) 4210.7
45) 4564.3
48) 4821.4
50) 50128.6
55) 5521.4
60) 6021.4
65) 6510.7
70) 7010.7
80) 8010.7
995) Self-employed10.7
999) Salaried10.7
Missing351 
TOTAL139100.0
353) Job #4: Average actual hours worked per week (JB4ACTHR)
TOTAL%
5) 10.7
6) 10.7
10) 21.4
12) 32.1
15) 21.4
20) 42.7
25) 42.7
28) 10.7
30) 96.2
32) 10.7
38) 10.7
40) 1812.3
41) 10.7
42) 10.7
43) 10.7
45) 1510.3
48) 32.1
50) 2215.1
55) 106.8
56) 10.7
58) 10.7
60) 1913.0
61) 21.4
62) 10.7
65) 53.4
70) 85.5
71) 10.7
75) 32.1
76) 10.7
80) 32.1
85) 10.7
Missing344 
TOTAL146100.0
354) Job #4: Average worship attendance (JB4WORAT)
TOTAL%
15) 11.0
18) 11.0
22) 11.0
25) 21.9
30) 32.9
33) 11.0
40) 43.8
45) 32.9
50) 21.9
55) 11.0
60) 76.7
70) 11.0
75) 21.9
80) 32.9
85) 32.9
90) 43.8
100) 65.7
110) 43.8
111) 11.0
112) 11.0
120) 32.9
125) 32.9
130) 32.9
140) 11.0
148) 11.0
150) 76.7
155) 11.0
180) 11.0
190) 11.0
200) 87.6
215) 11.0
250) 32.9
300) 87.6
350) 43.8
450) 21.9
475) 11.0
500) 11.0
520) 11.0
700) 21.9
1500) 11.0
1700) 11.0
Missing385 
TOTAL105100.0
355) Job #4: Job overlap (JB4OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap13584.9
1) Secular-ministry bivocation106.3
2) Ministry-ministry overlap127.5
3) Secular-secular overlap21.3
Missing331 
TOTAL159100.0
356) Job #4: Community (JB4COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area2818.3
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)5737.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area3623.5
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)3220.9
Missing337 
TOTAL153100.0
357) Job #5: Job description (JB5DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work1514.3
2) Solo pastor2221.0
3) Senior pastor1413.3
4) Co-pastor11.0
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations65.7
6) Associate/assistant pastor76.7
7) Interim pastor2422.9
8) Regional staff11.0
9) National staff32.9
10) Chaplain32.9
11) Other ministry98.6
Missing385 
TOTAL105100.0
358) Job #5: Month job began (JB5MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 88.3
2) 88.3
3) 22.1
4) 1010.4
5) 22.1
6) 99.4
7) 88.3
8) 88.3
9) 1717.7
10) 88.3
11) 99.4
12) 77.3
Missing394 
TOTAL96100.0
359) Job #5: Year job began (JB5YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1964) 11.0
1974) 11.0
1976) 11.0
1977) 21.9
1978) 21.9
1980) 11.0
1981) 54.8
1982) 21.9
1983) 43.8
1984) 11.0
1986) 21.9
1987) 21.9
1988) 43.8
1989) 43.8
1990) 65.7
1991) 32.9
1992) 87.6
1993) 21.9
1994) 54.8
1995) 43.8
1996) 65.7
1997) 11.0
1998) 32.9
1999) 98.6
2000) 32.9
2001) 21.9
2002) 54.8
2003) 43.8
2004) 43.8
2005) 21.9
2006) 43.8
2007) 21.9
Missing385 
TOTAL105100.0
360) Job #5: Month Job Ended (JB5MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 144.1
2) 277.2
3) 344.1
4) 499.3
5) 599.3
6) 61717.5
7) 766.2
8) 866.2
9) 988.2
10) 1099.3
11) 1177.2
12) 121010.3
98) Current position11.0
Missing393 
TOTAL97100.0
361) Job #5: Year Job Ended (JB5YREND)
TOTAL%
1978) 197821.9
1982) 198211.0
1983) 198321.9
1984) 198432.9
1985) 198532.9
1987) 198721.9
1988) 198821.9
1990) 199021.9
1991) 199132.9
1992) 199265.7
1993) 199354.8
1994) 199465.7
1995) 199532.9
1996) 199654.8
1997) 199754.8
1998) 199854.8
1999) 199921.9
2000) 200032.9
2001) 200165.7
2002) 200254.8
2003) 200365.7
2004) 200465.7
2005) 200554.8
2006) 200654.8
2007) 200798.6
2008) 200821.9
9998) Current position11.0
Missing385 
TOTAL105100.0
362) Job #5: Average paid hours worked per week (JB5PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 011.1
9) 911.1
10) 1066.5
15) 1522.2
20) 2077.5
25) 2522.2
30) 3044.3
32) 3211.1
35) 3522.2
40) 404750.5
41) 4133.2
42) 4211.1
45) 4533.2
50) 501111.8
55) 5511.1
999) Salaried11.1
Missing397 
TOTAL93100.0
363) Job #5: Average actual hours worked per week (JB5ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 22.1
12) 22.1
15) 33.2
20) 66.3
30) 77.4
35) 33.2
37) 11.1
40) 1313.7
41) 11.1
45) 99.5
50) 1212.6
52) 11.1
55) 33.2
56) 11.1
58) 11.1
59) 11.1
60) 1717.9
61) 22.1
65) 11.1
68) 11.1
70) 44.2
71) 11.1
75) 11.1
80) 22.1
Missing395 
TOTAL95100.0
364) Job #5: Average worship attendance (JB5WORAT)
TOTAL%
12) 11.7
15) 11.7
25) 11.7
30) 23.3
45) 11.7
48) 11.7
50) 23.3
60) 11.7
75) 35.0
80) 11.7
90) 58.3
100) 46.7
110) 11.7
120) 35.0
140) 23.3
150) 58.3
175) 11.7
180) 11.7
185) 11.7
200) 35.0
205) 11.7
225) 11.7
230) 11.7
250) 35.0
300) 23.3
320) 11.7
350) 11.7
380) 23.3
400) 23.3
500) 11.7
520) 11.7
600) 46.7
Missing430 
TOTAL60100.0
365) Job #5: Job overlap (JB5OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap7975.2
1) Secular-ministry bivocation1211.4
2) Ministry-ministry overlap1110.5
3) Secular-secular overlap21.9
4) Secular-ministry overlap11.0
Missing385 
TOTAL105100.0
366) Job #5: Community (JB5COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area87.8
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)5048.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area2120.4
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)2423.3
Missing387 
TOTAL103100.0
367) Job #6: Job description (JB6DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work912.7
2) Solo pastor912.7
3) Senior pastor57.0
4) Co-pastor22.8
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations45.6
6) Associate/assistant pastor68.5
7) Interim pastor2129.6
8) Regional staff45.6
10) Chaplain11.4
11) Other ministry1014.1
Missing419 
TOTAL71100.0
368) Job #6: Month job began (JB6MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 34.7
2) 710.9
4) 710.9
5) 46.3
6) 812.5
7) 34.7
8) 914.1
9) 46.3
10) 812.5
11) 69.4
12) 57.8
Missing426 
TOTAL64100.0
369) Job #6: Year job began (JB6YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1976) 11.4
1978) 22.8
1982) 11.4
1984) 11.4
1985) 45.6
1987) 34.2
1988) 11.4
1989) 22.8
1990) 34.2
1991) 11.4
1992) 68.5
1993) 22.8
1994) 57.0
1995) 22.8
1996) 45.6
1997) 57.0
1998) 45.6
1999) 45.6
2000) 22.8
2002) 45.6
2003) 45.6
2004) 57.0
2005) 11.4
2006) 22.8
2007) 22.8
Missing419 
TOTAL71100.0
370) Job #6: Month job ended (JB6MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 46.3
2) 69.4
3) 46.3
4) 57.8
5) 812.5
6) 914.1
7) 57.8
8) 69.4
9) 69.4
10) 57.8
12) 69.4
Missing426 
TOTAL64100.0
371) Job #6: Year job ended (JB6YREND)
TOTAL%
1979) 11.4
1980) 11.4
1983) 11.4
1986) 11.4
1987) 22.8
1989) 22.8
1991) 22.8
1992) 11.4
1993) 34.2
1994) 22.8
1995) 34.2
1996) 68.5
1997) 68.5
1998) 34.2
1999) 57.0
2000) 34.2
2001) 22.8
2002) 34.2
2003) 57.0
2004) 57.0
2005) 34.2
2006) 45.6
2007) 22.8
2008) 57.0
Missing419 
TOTAL71100.0
372) Job #6: Average paid hours worked per week (JB6PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 34.6
12) 11.5
20) 710.8
25) 11.5
30) 57.7
32) 11.5
35) 34.6
40) 3147.7
42) 11.5
45) 46.2
48) 11.5
50) 57.7
60) 23.1
Missing425 
TOTAL65100.0
373) Job #6: Average actual hours worked per week (JB6ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 23.0
12) 11.5
15) 11.5
20) 34.5
25) 11.5
26) 11.5
30) 69.0
33) 11.5
40) 1522.4
45) 710.4
50) 69.0
55) 34.5
56) 11.5
60) 1014.9
61) 23.0
65) 23.0
70) 46.0
80) 11.5
Missing423 
TOTAL67100.0
374) Job #6: Average worship attendance (JB6WORAT)
TOTAL%
15) 12.3
18) 12.3
30) 12.3
35) 12.3
40) 24.5
45) 12.3
50) 24.5
60) 12.3
65) 36.8
70) 12.3
75) 12.3
80) 36.8
85) 36.8
100) 36.8
102) 12.3
125) 12.3
126) 12.3
150) 36.8
200) 12.3
225) 12.3
250) 12.3
300) 49.1
340) 12.3
400) 24.5
540) 12.3
700) 12.3
980) 12.3
2000) 12.3
Missing446 
TOTAL44100.0
375) Job #6: Job overlap (JB6OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap5576.4
1) Secular-ministry bivocation68.3
2) Ministry-ministry overlap1013.9
3) Secular-secular overlap11.4
Missing418 
TOTAL72100.0
376) Job #6: Community (JB6COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area912.9
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)3854.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area1115.7
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)1217.1
Missing420 
TOTAL70100.0
377) Job #7: Job description (JB7DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work36.1
2) Solo pastor1122.4
3) Senior pastor48.2
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations36.1
6) Associate/assistant pastor24.1
7) Interim pastor2040.8
10) Chaplain36.1
11) Other ministry36.1
Missing441 
TOTAL49100.0
378) Job #7: Month job began (JB7MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 36.8
2) 24.5
3) 511.4
4) 24.5
5) 49.1
6) 36.8
7) 49.1
8) 613.6
9) 613.6
10) 49.1
11) 24.5
12) 36.8
Missing446 
TOTAL44100.0
379) Job #7: Year job began (JB7YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1979) 12.1
1980) 12.1
1983) 12.1
1986) 12.1
1987) 24.2
1988) 12.1
1989) 12.1
1991) 24.2
1992) 12.1
1993) 24.2
1994) 12.1
1995) 12.1
1996) 510.4
1997) 48.3
1998) 48.3
1999) 612.5
2001) 24.2
2002) 24.2
2003) 48.3
2004) 24.2
2005) 12.1
2006) 24.2
2008) 12.1
Missing442 
TOTAL48100.0
380) Job #7: Month job ended (JB7MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 24.5
2) 36.8
3) 24.5
4) 12.3
5) 613.6
6) 1125.0
7) 511.4
8) 49.1
9) 49.1
10) 36.8
11) 12.3
12) 24.5
Missing446 
TOTAL44100.0
381) Job #7: Year job ended (JB7YREND)
TOTAL%
1984) 24.1
1985) 12.0
1987) 12.0
1990) 12.0
1991) 36.1
1994) 12.0
1995) 12.0
1997) 48.2
1998) 24.1
1999) 12.0
2000) 612.2
2001) 24.1
2002) 510.2
2003) 12.0
2004) 48.2
2005) 510.2
2006) 48.2
2007) 36.1
2008) 24.1
Missing441 
TOTAL49100.0
382) Job #7: Average paid hours worked per week (JB7PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 12.3
20) 818.6
25) 24.7
30) 37.0
32) 12.3
35) 24.7
40) 1637.2
41) 12.3
48) 12.3
50) 716.3
60) 12.3
Missing447 
TOTAL43100.0
383) Job #7: Average actual hours worked per week (JB7ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 12.3
20) 49.3
25) 12.3
30) 716.3
35) 12.3
40) 37.0
42) 12.3
45) 12.3
50) 1125.6
54) 12.3
55) 12.3
56) 12.3
60) 49.3
61) 12.3
65) 24.7
70) 37.0
Missing447 
TOTAL43100.0
384) Job #7: Average worship attendance (JB7WORAT)
TOTAL%
15) 12.9
29) 12.9
30) 12.9
40) 12.9
45) 12.9
50) 38.6
60) 12.9
70) 25.7
75) 12.9
80) 12.9
85) 12.9
88) 12.9
100) 38.6
110) 12.9
120) 12.9
125) 25.7
160) 12.9
175) 12.9
186) 12.9
200) 12.9
240) 12.9
250) 12.9
275) 12.9
350) 25.7
400) 12.9
800) 38.6
Missing455 
TOTAL35100.0
385) Job #7: Job overlap (JB7OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap3979.6
1) Secular-ministry bivocation36.1
2) Ministry-ministry overlap714.3
Missing441 
TOTAL49100.0
386) Job #7: Community (JB7COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area48.7
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)2758.7
3) Suburb of a large metro area1021.7
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)510.9
Missing444 
TOTAL46100.0
387) Job #8: Job description (JB8DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work38.8
2) Solo pastor514.7
3) Senior pastor38.8
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation25.9
6) Associate/assistant pastor12.9
7) Interim pastor1750.0
11) Other ministry38.8
Missing456 
TOTAL34100.0
388) Job #8: Month job began (JB8MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 723.3
2) 13.3
3) 26.7
4) 13.3
5) 13.3
6) 310.0
7) 620.0
8) 13.3
9) 310.0
10) 413.3
12) 13.3
Missing460 
TOTAL30100.0
389) Job #8: Year job began (JB8YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1984) 12.9
1985) 25.9
1987) 12.9
1990) 12.9
1991) 38.8
1993) 12.9
1994) 25.9
1997) 25.9
1998) 25.9
1999) 12.9
2000) 411.8
2001) 12.9
2002) 12.9
2003) 38.8
2004) 25.9
2005) 38.8
2006) 38.8
2007) 12.9
Missing456 
TOTAL34100.0
390) Job #8: Month job ended (JB8MNEND)
TOTAL%
2) 26.7
4) 26.7
6) 826.7
7) 413.3
8) 516.7
9) 310.0
10) 310.0
12) 310.0
Missing460 
TOTAL30100.0
391) Job #8: Year job ended (JB8YREND)
TOTAL%
1987) 12.9
1989) 12.9
1991) 25.7
1992) 25.7
1994) 25.7
1995) 25.7
1996) 12.9
1997) 12.9
1998) 12.9
2000) 38.6
2001) 25.7
2002) 12.9
2003) 12.9
2004) 25.7
2005) 38.6
2006) 38.6
2007) 38.6
2008) 411.4
Missing455 
TOTAL35100.0
392) Job #8: Average paid hours worked per week (JB8PDHRS)
TOTAL%
16) 13.3
20) 723.3
30) 13.3
35) 310.0
40) 1136.7
41) 13.3
50) 413.3
60) 26.7
Missing460 
TOTAL30100.0
393) Job #8: Average actual hours worked per week (JB8ACTHR)
TOTAL%
16) 13.4
20) 310.3
30) 413.8
35) 26.9
40) 620.7
50) 26.9
52) 13.4
55) 13.4
60) 620.7
61) 13.4
63) 13.4
75) 13.4
Missing461 
TOTAL29100.0
394) Job #8: Average worship attendance (JB8WORAT)
TOTAL%
25) 14.0
30) 14.0
40) 28.0
45) 312.0
55) 14.0
60) 14.0
65) 14.0
69) 14.0
70) 14.0
85) 14.0
100) 14.0
110) 14.0
120) 14.0
125) 14.0
150) 14.0
166) 14.0
320) 14.0
350) 14.0
425) 14.0
750) 14.0
800) 14.0
1600) 14.0
Missing465 
TOTAL25100.0
395) Job #8: Job overlap (JB8OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap2781.8
1) Secular-ministry bivocation13.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap412.1
3) Secular-secular overlap13.0
Missing457 
TOTAL33100.0
396) Job #8: Community (JB8COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area618.2
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)1648.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area721.2
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)412.1
Missing457 
TOTAL33100.0
397) Job #9: Job description (JB9DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work210.0
2) Solo pastor420.0
3) Senior pastor15.0
7) Interim pastor1260.0
11) Other ministry15.0
Missing470 
TOTAL20100.0
398) Job #9: Month job began (JB9MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 317.6
2) 15.9
3) 15.9
6) 15.9
7) 317.6
8) 211.8
9) 423.5
11) 211.8
Missing473 
TOTAL17100.0
399) Job #9: Year job began (JB9YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1981) 15.3
1987) 15.3
1989) 15.3
1991) 15.3
1993) 210.5
1994) 210.5
1995) 210.5
1997) 15.3
2000) 15.3
2001) 210.5
2003) 15.3
2004) 15.3
2005) 210.5
2006) 15.3
Missing471 
TOTAL19100.0
400) Job #9: Month job ended (JB9MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 15.9
3) 211.8
5) 211.8
6) 211.8
7) 317.6
8) 211.8
9) 15.9
10) 211.8
11) 211.8
Missing473 
TOTAL17100.0
401) Job #9: Year job ended (JB9YREND)
TOTAL%
1988) 15.0
1991) 15.0
1993) 210.0
1994) 15.0
1996) 210.0
2000) 210.0
2002) 315.0
2003) 315.0
2006) 15.0
2007) 315.0
2008) 15.0
Missing470 
TOTAL20100.0
402) Job #9: Average paid hours worked per week (JB9PDHRS)
TOTAL%
6) 15.9
20) 15.9
25) 15.9
30) 15.9
40) 1058.8
50) 211.8
60) 15.9
Missing473 
TOTAL17100.0
403) Job #9: Average actual hours worked per week (JB9ACTHR)
TOTAL%
20) 15.9
25) 15.9
30) 15.9
33) 15.9
36) 15.9
40) 423.5
50) 529.4
61) 15.9
65) 15.9
70) 15.9
Missing473 
TOTAL17100.0
404) Job #9: Average worship attendance (JB9WORAT)
TOTAL%
45) 16.3
50) 16.3
60) 16.3
70) 212.5
80) 212.5
100) 212.5
150) 16.3
168) 16.3
200) 16.3
385) 16.3
600) 16.3
800) 16.3
3000) 16.3
Missing474 
TOTAL16100.0
405) Job #9: Job overlap (JB9OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1890.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap15.0
3) Secular-secular overlap15.0
Missing470 
TOTAL20100.0
406) Job #9: Community (JB9COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area315.0
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)945.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area420.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)420.0
Missing470 
TOTAL20100.0
407) Job #10: Job description (J10DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work213.3
3) Senior pastor16.7
7) Interim pastor1066.7
11) Other ministry213.3
Missing475 
TOTAL15100.0
408) Job #10: Month job began (J10MNBEG)
TOTAL%
2) 18.3
3) 325.0
5) 18.3
7) 18.3
9) 325.0
10) 18.3
11) 216.7
Missing478 
TOTAL12100.0
409) Job #10: Year job began (J10YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1988) 17.1
1991) 17.1
1993) 321.4
1996) 17.1
2000) 214.3
2002) 214.3
2003) 17.1
2005) 17.1
2006) 17.1
2007) 17.1
Missing476 
TOTAL14100.0
410) Job #10: Month job ended (J10MNEND)
TOTAL%
2) 2215.4
3) 317.7
4) 417.7
5) 517.7
6) 6215.4
7) 7215.4
10) 10323.1
98) Current position17.7
Missing477 
TOTAL13100.0
411) Job #10: Year job ended (J10YREND)
TOTAL%
1990) 199016.7
1993) 199316.7
1994) 199416.7
1995) 199516.7
1998) 199816.7
2002) 200216.7
2003) 200316.7
2005) 2005320.0
2008) 2008320.0
2009) 200916.7
9998) Current position16.7
Missing475 
TOTAL15100.0
412) Job #10: Average paid hours worked per week (J10PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 17.7
25) 17.7
40) 753.8
50) 323.1
60) 17.7
Missing477 
TOTAL13100.0
413) Job #10: Average actual hours worked per week (J10ACTHR)
TOTAL%
18) 18.3
20) 18.3
40) 216.7
45) 18.3
50) 325.0
55) 18.3
61) 216.7
75) 18.3
Missing478 
TOTAL12100.0
414) Job #10: Average worship attendance (J10WORAT)
TOTAL%
25) 218.2
50) 19.1
85) 19.1
100) 19.1
110) 19.1
120) 19.1
250) 19.1
350) 19.1
750) 19.1
1200) 19.1
Missing479 
TOTAL11100.0
415) Job #10: Job overlap (J10OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap787.5
2) Ministry-ministry overlap112.5
Missing482 
TOTAL8100.0
416) Job #10: Community (J10COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area320.0
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)640.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area213.3
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)426.7
Missing475 
TOTAL15100.0
417) More than 10 jobs since graduation (MORE10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes186.7
2) No25093.3
Missing222 
TOTAL268100.0
418) Current Job #1: Job description (CJ1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work20.4
2) Solo pastor28458.0
3) Senior pastor9118.6
4) Co-pastor132.7
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations285.7
6) Associate/assistant pastor30.6
7) Interim pastor5310.8
8) Regional staff10.2
10) Chaplain10.2
11) Other ministry40.8
12) Lay minister or pastoral leader102.0
TOTAL490100.0
419) Current Job #1: Month job began (CJ1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 4810.6
2) 357.8
3) 286.2
4) 214.7
5) 378.2
6) 4810.6
7) 316.9
8) 449.8
9) 5311.8
10) 5211.5
11) 347.5
12) 204.4
Missing39 
TOTAL451100.0
420) Current Job #1: Year job began (CJ1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1959) 10.2
1968) 10.2
1969) 10.2
1973) 10.2
1977) 20.4
1978) 10.2
1980) 30.6
1982) 10.2
1983) 10.2
1985) 61.2
1986) 51.0
1987) 40.8
1988) 61.2
1989) 51.0
1990) 61.2
1991) 71.4
1992) 51.0
1993) 102.1
1994) 102.1
1995) 132.7
1996) 122.5
1997) 173.5
1998) 71.4
1999) 214.3
2000) 214.3
2001) 244.9
2002) 193.9
2003) 296.0
2004) 296.0
2005) 428.6
2006) 387.8
2007) 6513.4
2008) 6713.8
2009) 61.2
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
421) Current Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week (CJ1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
2) 210.2
3) 310.2
4) 410.2
5) 510.2
7) 710.2
9) 910.2
10) 1030.7
11) 1110.2
12) 1241.0
13) 1310.2
20) 20338.0
22) 2210.2
24) 2430.7
25) 25122.9
26) 2610.2
28) 2810.2
29) 2910.2
30) 30122.9
31) 3110.2
32) 3230.7
35) 3561.5
36) 3610.2
37) 3710.2
38) 3810.2
40) 4019848.2
41) 4181.9
42) 4220.5
43) 4320.5
44) 4410.2
45) 45153.6
46) 4610.2
47) 4710.2
48) 4871.7
50) 505613.6
51) 5120.5
55) 55122.9
56) 5610.2
57) 5710.2
60) 6061.5
61) 6110.2
65) 6510.2
999) Salaried41.0
Missing79 
TOTAL411100.0
422) Current Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week (CJ1ACTHR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL47546.33513
423) Current Job #1: Average worship attendance (CJ1WORAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL390123.374117
424) Current Job #1: Job overlap (CJ1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap40283.9
1) Secular-ministry bivocation296.1
2) Ministry-ministry overlap296.1
4) Secular-ministry overlap163.3
9) Overlap-type unknown30.6
Missing11 
TOTAL479100.0
425) Current Job #1: Community (CJ1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area10924.2
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)19643.6
3) Suburb of a large metro area8218.2
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)6314.0
Missing40 
TOTAL450100.0
426) Current Job #2: Job description (CJ2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work1030.3
2) Solo pastor515.2
4) Co-pastor13.0
7) Interim pastor412.1
8) Regional staff39.1
10) Chaplain515.2
11) Other ministry412.1
12) Lay minister or pastoral leader13.0
Missing457 
TOTAL33100.0
427) Current Job #2: Month job began (CJ2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
2) 414.3
4) 414.3
5) 310.7
6) 27.1
7) 310.7
8) 310.7
9) 414.3
10) 13.6
12) 414.3
Missing462 
TOTAL28100.0
428) Current Job #2: Year job began (CJ2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1979) 26.3
1987) 13.1
1992) 13.1
1993) 13.1
1994) 13.1
1996) 13.1
1998) 13.1
2000) 39.4
2002) 39.4
2003) 26.3
2005) 412.5
2006) 515.6
2007) 39.4
2008) 412.5
Missing458 
TOTAL32100.0
429) Current Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week (CJ2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
1) 113.6
6) 613.6
10) 10310.7
12) 1213.6
20) 20310.7
21) 2113.6
22) 2227.1
24) 2413.6
25) 2513.6
30) 3013.6
32) 3213.6
35) 3513.6
36) 3613.6
40) 40621.4
44) 4413.6
48) 4813.6
995) Self-employed13.6
998) Varies13.6
Missing462 
TOTAL28100.0
430) Current Job #2: Average actual hours worked per week (CJ2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
2) 13.0
5) 39.1
6) 13.0
10) 26.1
11) 13.0
12) 26.1
15) 13.0
20) 26.1
21) 13.0
22) 13.0
25) 13.0
26) 13.0
30) 26.1
35) 26.1
36) 26.1
40) 39.1
42) 13.0
44) 13.0
45) 13.0
60) 39.1
70) 13.0
Missing457 
TOTAL33100.0
431) Current Job #2: Average worship attendance (CJ2WORAT)
TOTAL%
10) 112.5
18) 112.5
23) 112.5
25) 112.5
60) 112.5
65) 112.5
78) 112.5
150) 112.5
Missing482 
TOTAL8100.0
432) Current Job #2: Job overlap (CJ2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
1) Secular-ministry927.3
2) Ministry-ministry overlap2163.6
4) Secular-ministry overlap39.1
Missing457 
TOTAL33100.0
433) Current Job #2: Community (CJ2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area725.9
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)1348.1
3) Suburb of a large metro area311.1
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)414.8
Missing463 
TOTAL27100.0
434) Web survey data (WBSURVEY)
TOTAL%
0) No48098.0
1) Yes102.0
TOTAL490100.0
435) Congregation size (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL490110.257106
436) Survey wave (WAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Congregations repeating from 200120141.0
2) Congregations newly sampled in 200827255.5
3) Both 2001 and 2008173.5
TOTAL490100.0
437) Ten year trends total members 2008 (TOTMEM08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL489213.54249
438) Ten year trends total attendance 2008 (ATTEND08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL48999.335108
439) Ten year trends total members 2007 (TOTMEM07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL490218.61249
440) Ten year trends total attendance 2007 (ATTEND07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL490101.102111
441) Ten year trends total members 2006 (TOTMEM06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL489224.065251
442) Ten year trends total attendance 2006 (ATTEND06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL489106.145113
443) Ten year trends total members 2005 (TOTMEM05)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL488229.924253
444) Ten year trends total attendance 2005 (ATTEND05)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL488108.484113
445) Ten year trends total members 2004 (TOTMEM04)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL487233.616254
446) Ten year trends total attendance 2004 (ATTEND04)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL487107.916114
447) Ten year trends total members 2003 (TOTMEM03)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL487238.281259
448) Ten year trends total attendance 2003 (ATTEND03)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL487111.263111
449) Ten year trends total members 2002 (TOTMEM02)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL487242.144257
450) Ten year trends total attendance 2002 (ATTEND02)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL486111.235106
451) Ten year trends total members 2001 (TOTMEM01)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL487247.199256
452) Ten year trends total attendance 2001 (ATTEND01)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL486117.897117
453) Ten year trends total members 2000 (TOTMEM00)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL486250.208256
454) Ten year trends total attendance 2000 (ATTEND00)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL490110.835109
455) Year took survey (SRVYYEAR)
TOTAL%
2008) 40482.4
2009) 8617.6
TOTAL490100.0
456) Number of clergy filling regular/permanent positions (REGLEAD)
TOTAL%
0) 418.6
1) 20542.9
2) 16534.5
3) 5010.5
4) 122.5
5) 20.4
6) 10.2
7) 10.2
24) 10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL478100.0
457) Number of clergy filling interim/temporary positions (TEMPLEAD)
TOTAL%
0) 19841.4
1) 16534.5
2) 7215.1
3) 285.9
4) 61.3
5) 51.0
6) 10.2
7) 20.4
8) 10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL478100.0
458) Number full-time ordained paid staff (FTORDAIN)
TOTAL%
0) 13026.6
1) 30662.6
2) 449.0
3) 81.6
5) 10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
459) Number part-time ordained paid staff (PTORDAIN)
TOTAL%
0) 37476.5
1) 10822.1
2) 71.4
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
460) Number full-time lay paid staff (FTLAY)
TOTAL%
0) 42386.5
1) 377.6
2) 142.9
3) 81.6
4) 10.2
5) 20.4
7) 10.2
8) 20.4
10) 10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
461) Number part-time lay paid staff (PTLAY)
TOTAL%
0) 36173.8
1) 6513.3
2) 234.7
3) 214.3
4) 61.2
5) 40.8
6) 61.2
7) 10.2
9) 20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
462) Number full-time other paid staff (FTOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) 36274.0
1) 5411.0
2) 255.1
3) 163.3
4) 102.0
5) 61.2
6) 30.6
7) 71.4
8) 30.6
9) 10.2
10) 10.2
13) 10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
463) Number part-time other paid staff (PTOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) 10721.9
1) 6813.9
2) 8417.2
3) 8717.8
4) 418.4
5) 459.2
6) 285.7
7) 102.0
8) 102.0
9) 61.2
10) 10.2
15) 20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL489100.0
464) I-AGE: In what year were you born? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old418.4
2) 40 to 49 years old8317.1
3) 50 to 59 years old20943.0
4) 60 years or older15331.5
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
465) 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%
6) Associate degree or less122.5
7) Bachelor's degree from a university or college27356.2
8) Master's, Doctorate, or other graduate degree20141.4
Missing4 
TOTAL486100.0
466) I-GENDER: Are you: (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male34070.1
2) Female14529.9
Missing5 
TOTAL485100.0
467) 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 conservative153.2
2) Conservative10722.7
3) Right in the middle15332.5
4) Liberal15232.3
5) Very liberal449.3
Missing19 
TOTAL471100.0