Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2000 --Ministry to Families and Same-Sex Issues in the PC(USA), Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL98360767.59432
2) In general, how good a job does your congregation do in ministering to the needs and concerns of families? (JOBMINIS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent676.9
2) Very good28729.6
3) Good39540.8
4) Fair18318.9
5) Poor293.0
6) Not sure80.8
Missing14 
TOTAL969100.0
3) Does your congregation have a committee whose primary responsibilities are for family ministries? (FAMCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25125.9
2) No68270.4
3) Don't know363.7
Missing14 
TOTAL969100.0
4) Does your congregation have a pastor or other staff member whose responsibilities explicitly include family ministries? (FAMPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37238.7
2) No56658.9
3) Don't know232.4
Missing22 
TOTAL961100.0
5) Which statement below comes closest to your opinion of how your congregation ministers to families? (OPNMINIS)
TOTAL%
1) My congregation ministers to families mostly "unconsciously" as a byproduct of supporting individuals.48650.1
2) My congregation ministers to families because of a conscious effort to do so.44946.3
3) Not sure353.6
Missing13 
TOTAL970100.0
6) How much stress have you or your family experienced in the last year? (FSTRESS1)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal18118.6
2) Quite a bit28229.0
3) A moderate amount32233.2
4) Some10711.0
5) A little545.6
6) Hardly any232.4
7) None at all20.2
Missing12 
TOTAL971100.0
7) How much support did your congregation provide to help you cope with the stress? (FSTRESS2)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal818.5
2) Quite a bit26227.5
3) A moderate amount22623.8
4) Some18819.8
5) A little919.6
6) Hardly any717.5
7) None at all323.4
Missing32 
TOTAL951100.0
8) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by too much to do and not enough time? (STR2MUCH)
TOTAL%
1) A lot68070.5
2) Some24024.9
3) A little363.7
4) None80.8
Missing19 
TOTAL964100.0
9) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by work shifts that conflict with home life? (STRWORK)
TOTAL%
1) A lot28930.0
2) Some51453.4
3) A little13714.2
4) None222.3
Missing21 
TOTAL962100.0
10) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by long work hours? (STRHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) A lot43545.1
2) Some44846.4
3) A little717.4
4) None111.1
Missing18 
TOTAL965100.0
11) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by business travel? (STRTRAVL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot15015.7
2) Some49051.4
3) A little26327.6
4) None515.3
Missing29 
TOTAL954100.0
12) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by economic hardships? (STRMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot26427.5
2) Some41343.0
3) A little23724.7
4) None474.9
Missing22 
TOTAL961100.0
13) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by child care needs? (STRCARE)
TOTAL%
1) A lot27828.9
2) Some51053.0
3) A little12913.4
4) None464.8
Missing20 
TOTAL963100.0
14) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by sports and extracurricular activities for children? (STRACT)
TOTAL%
1) A lot36538.1
2) Some40242.0
3) A little14615.3
4) None444.6
Missing26 
TOTAL957100.0
15) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by extramarital affairs? (STRAFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) A lot949.9
2) Some35037.0
3) A little40142.4
4) None10010.6
Missing38 
TOTAL945100.0
16) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by family members suffering from long-term illness or disability? (STRILL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot22123.0
2) Some45747.6
3) A little24225.2
4) None404.2
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
17) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by adult children caring for their parents? (STRPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) A lot21422.2
2) Some52554.5
3) A little18819.5
4) None363.7
Missing20 
TOTAL963100.0
18) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Pre-marital counseling. (MINPREMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated62164.8
2) Yes, but I've not participated27328.5
3) No525.4
4) Don't know131.4
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
19) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Marital counseling or support groups for married couples. (MINMARID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated34135.7
2) Yes, but I've not participated22723.8
3) No37038.7
4) Don't know171.8
Missing28 
TOTAL955100.0
20) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Marriage enrichment events or retreats. (MINEVNTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated18919.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated15916.7
3) No58961.9
4) Don't know141.5
Missing32 
TOTAL951100.0
21) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Retreats for families (intergenerational). (MINRETRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated33034.5
2) Yes, but I've not participated13614.2
3) No48150.3
4) Don't know101.0
Missing26 
TOTAL957100.0
22) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School. (MINSCHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated37639.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated959.9
3) No48050.1
4) Don't know80.8
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
23) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Other intentionally-intergenerational events. (MINOTINT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated67370.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated10210.7
3) No16016.8
4) Don't know181.9
Missing30 
TOTAL953100.0
24) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Daycare or after-school programs for children. (MINDCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated18118.8
2) Yes, but I've not participated23023.9
3) No54256.4
4) Don't know80.8
Missing22 
TOTAL961100.0
25) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Adult daycare program. (MINACARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated282.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated495.1
3) No87090.6
4) Don't know131.4
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
26) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Ministry for elderly/homebound/nursing home. (MINELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated55557.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated18519.3
3) No20721.6
4) Don't know121.3
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
27) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Singles ministry (young or old). (MINSINGL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated13113.7
2) Yes, but I've not participated19119.9
3) No62064.7
4) Don't know171.8
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
28) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Ministry for victims of domestic violence. (MINVICT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated586.0
2) Yes, but I've not participated10210.6
3) No77880.8
4) Don't know252.6
Missing20 
TOTAL963100.0
29) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Ministry for perpetrators of domestic violence. (MINPERP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated272.8
2) Yes, but I've not participated384.0
3) No86489.9
4) Don't know323.3
Missing22 
TOTAL961100.0
30) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Outreach to refugee or immigrant families. (MINREF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated18018.7
2) Yes, but I've not participated13914.4
3) No61964.3
4) Don't know242.5
Missing21 
TOTAL962100.0
31) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Mission opportunities families can participate in together. (MINFMISS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated47449.4
2) Yes, but I've not participated20921.8
3) No26327.4
4) Don't know141.5
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
32) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues. (MINACLSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated39441.0
2) Yes, but I've not participated23224.2
3) No31733.0
4) Don't know171.8
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
33) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues. (MINFOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated31132.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated24225.4
3) No37539.3
4) Don't know262.7
Missing29 
TOTAL954100.0
34) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for interfaith couples. (MININTRF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated828.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated616.4
3) No78281.9
4) Don't know303.1
Missing28 
TOTAL955100.0
35) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for inter-racial or inter-ethnic couples. (MININTRR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated889.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated707.3
3) No77881.1
4) Don't know232.4
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
36) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Help on spiritual formation. (MINSPFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated57960.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated17217.9
3) No19520.3
4) Don't know151.6
Missing22 
TOTAL961100.0
37) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Help on balancing family and work. (MINBLNCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated23724.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated14515.1
3) No54556.7
4) Don't know353.6
Missing21 
TOTAL962100.0
38) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Help on living within a budget. (MINBDGET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated12813.3
2) Yes, but I've not participated12513.0
3) No67470.1
4) Don't know353.6
Missing21 
TOTAL962100.0
39) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Help with coping with conflict among family members. (MINCFLCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated24725.7
2) Yes, but I've not participated18018.8
3) No50452.5
4) Don't know293.0
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
40) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group. (MINDVRCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated18319.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated18719.5
3) No56458.8
4) Don't know262.7
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
41) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for single-father families. (MINSFATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated616.4
2) Yes, but I've not participated707.3
3) No79682.9
4) Don't know333.4
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
42) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for foster and adoptive parents. (MINFSTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated717.4
2) Yes, but I've not participated949.8
3) No76179.1
4) Don't know363.7
Missing21 
TOTAL962100.0
43) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for blended families. (MINBLNDD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated9810.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated11511.9
3) No71073.7
4) Don't know404.2
Missing20 
TOTAL963100.0
44) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Classes/education on human sexuality. (MINSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated21722.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated18519.2
3) No52354.4
4) Don't know373.8
Missing21 
TOTAL962100.0
45) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Family life center. (MINLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated575.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated313.2
3) No85989.6
4) Don't know121.3
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
46) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Gymnasium. (MINGYM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated12012.5
2) Yes, but I've not participated535.5
3) No78581.8
4) Don't know20.2
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
47) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Sports programs for singles and families. (MINSPRTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated14615.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated13814.3
3) No66268.8
4) Don't know161.7
Missing21 
TOTAL962100.0
48) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for single-mother families. (MINSMOMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated889.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated14114.7
3) No69572.3
4) Don't know373.9
Missing22 
TOTAL961100.0
49) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Ministry to caregivers. (MINCGVRS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated20221.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated16217.0
3) No56859.5
4) Don't know232.4
Missing28 
TOTAL955100.0
50) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation"). (MINSAND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated11512.0
2) Yes, but I've not participated12212.7
3) No69172.2
4) Don't know293.0
Missing26 
TOTAL957100.0
51) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for grandparents raising grandchildren. (MINGPARS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated687.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated727.5
3) No78381.7
4) Don't know353.7
Missing25 
TOTAL958100.0
52) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Other family ministries. (MINOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated4810.7
2) Yes, but I've not participated245.3
3) No32171.3
4) Don't know5712.7
Missing533 
TOTAL450100.0
53) Of the ministries listed above that are not offered by your congregation, list up to three that you would especially like you congregation to begin to offer. Number one. (MINWANT1)
TOTAL%
1) Pre-marital counseling50.6
2) Marital counseling or support groups for married couples182.3
3) Marriage enrichment events or retreats729.3
4) Retreats for families (intergenerational)587.5
5) Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School253.2
6) Other intentionally-intergenerational events50.6
7) Daycare or after-school programs for children374.8
8) Adult daycare program172.2
9) Ministry for elderly/homebound/nursing home70.9
10) Singles ministry (young or old)314.0
11) Ministry for victims of domestic violence141.8
13) Outreach to refugee or immigrant families101.3
14) Mission opportunities families can participate in together162.1
15) Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues162.1
16) Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues70.9
17) Support for interfaith couples30.4
18) Support for inter-racial or inter-ethnic couples40.5
19) Help on spiritual formation182.3
20) Help on balancing family and work172.2
21) Help on living within a budget81.0
22) Help on coping with conflict among family members81.0
23) Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group273.5
24) Support for single-father families81.0
25) Support for foster and adoptive families364.7
26) Support for blended families496.4
27) Classes/education on human sexuality374.8
28) Family life center648.3
29) Gymnasium131.7
30) Sports programs for singles and families131.7
31) Support for single-mother families354.5
32) Ministry to caregivers405.2
33) Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation")415.3
34) Support for grandparents raising grandchildren121.6
Missing212 
TOTAL771100.0
54) Of the ministries listed above that are not offered by your congregation, list up to three that you would especially like you congregation to begin to offer. Number two. (MINWANT2)
TOTAL%
1) Pre-marital counseling10.1
2) Marital counseling or support groups for married couples50.7
3) Marriage enrichment events or retreats182.4
4) Retreats for families (intergenerational)283.8
5) Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School81.1
6) Other intentionally-intergenerational events70.9
7) Daycare or after-school programs for children293.9
8) Adult daycare program192.6
9) Ministry for elderly/homebound/nursing home111.5
10) Singles ministry (young or old)425.7
11) Ministry for victims of domestic violence101.4
12) Ministry for perpetrators of domestic violence60.8
13) Outreach to refugee or immigrant families101.4
14) Mission opportunities families can participate in together283.8
15) Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues304.1
16) Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues182.4
17) Support for interfaith couples60.8
18) Support for inter-racial or inter-ethnic couples60.8
19) Help on spiritual formation223.0
20) Help on balancing family and work223.0
21) Help on living within a budget141.9
22) Help on coping with conflict among family members253.4
23) Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group243.3
24) Support for single-father families91.2
25) Support for foster and adoptive families182.4
26) Support for blended families435.8
27) Classes/education on human sexuality243.3
28) Family life center435.8
29) Gymnasium223.0
30) Sports programs for singles and families243.3
31) Support for single-mother families405.4
32) Ministry to caregivers456.1
33) Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation")598.0
34) Support for grandparents raising grandchildren202.7
35) Other family ministries (specify)10.1
Missing246 
TOTAL737100.0
55) Of the ministries listed above that are not offered by your congregation, list up to three that you would especially like you congregation to begin to offer. Number three. (MINWANT3)
TOTAL%
2) Marital counseling or support groups for married couples71.1
3) Marriage enrichment events or retreats172.6
4) Retreats for families (intergenerational)172.6
5) Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School71.1
6) Other intentionally-intergenerational events81.2
7) Daycare or after-school programs for children142.1
8) Adult daycare program142.1
9) Ministry for elderly/homebound/nursing home30.5
10) Singles ministry (young or old)264.0
11) Ministry for victims of domestic violence121.8
12) Ministry for perpetrators of domestic violence20.3
13) Outreach to refugee or immigrant families81.2
14) Mission opportunities families can participate in together182.7
15) Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues304.6
16) Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues172.6
17) Support for interfaith couples71.1
18) Support for inter-racial or inter-ethnic couples20.3
19) Help on spiritual formation152.3
20) Help on balancing family and work192.9
21) Help on living within a budget172.6
22) Help on coping with conflict among family members152.3
23) Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group324.9
24) Support for single-father families71.1
25) Support for foster and adoptive families111.7
26) Support for blended families385.8
27) Classes/education on human sexuality132.0
28) Family life center375.6
29) Gymnasium203.0
30) Sports programs for singles and families192.9
31) Support for single-mother families456.8
32) Ministry to caregivers538.1
33) Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation")7010.6
34) Support for grandparents raising grandchildren284.3
35) Other family ministries (specify)101.5
Missing325 
TOTAL658100.0
56) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job ministering to singles. (JOBSINGL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree303.1
2) Agree20421.4
3) Uncertain22623.7
4) Disagree44146.3
5) Strongly disagree525.5
Missing30 
TOTAL953100.0
57) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job ministering to divorced persons. (JOBDVRCD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree404.2
2) Agree33635.2
3) Uncertain25426.6
4) Disagree29330.7
5) Strongly disagree323.4
Missing28 
TOTAL955100.0
58) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job ministering to blended/step-families. (JOBSTEPS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree394.1
2) Agree29831.3
3) Uncertain30532.0
4) Disagree28329.7
5) Strongly disagree272.8
Missing31 
TOTAL952100.0
59) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job supporting marriages. (JOBMARRG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17718.5
2) Agree57960.6
3) Uncertain12212.8
4) Disagree677.0
5) Strongly disagree101.0
Missing28 
TOTAL955100.0
60) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job supporting parents. (JOBPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20821.8
2) Agree56358.9
3) Uncertain10811.3
4) Disagree707.3
5) Strongly disagree70.7
Missing27 
TOTAL956100.0
61) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job making worship family-inclusive. (JOBWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34736.2
2) Agree44346.2
3) Uncertain838.7
4) Disagree757.8
5) Strongly disagree101.0
Missing25 
TOTAL958100.0
62) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job making other activities family-inclusive. (JOBOTACT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30131.6
2) Agree48951.3
3) Uncertain9510.0
4) Disagree596.2
5) Strongly disagree90.9
Missing30 
TOTAL953100.0
63) Are you familiar with the organization Presbyterian Mariners? (PRESMAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73676.0
2) No23324.0
Missing14 
TOTAL969100.0
64) Have you ever been a member of a Presbyterian Mariners' group? (PRESMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14815.3
2) No81884.7
Missing17 
TOTAL966100.0
65) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Have you ever been interested in joining or invited to join a Mariners' group? (PRESMAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10916.1
2) No56883.9
Missing306 
TOTAL677100.0
66) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Couldn't afford it (PRESMAR4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97799.4
1) Checked60.6
TOTAL983100.0
67) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Too busy (PRESMAR5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91793.3
1) Checked666.7
TOTAL983100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Just never got around to it (PRESMAR6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93795.3
1) Checked464.7
TOTAL983100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Joined another type or parenting-support group (PRESMAR7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked96398.0
1) Checked202.0
TOTAL983100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : No group in my congregation (PRESMAR8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73374.6
1) Checked25025.4
TOTAL983100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Other (specify) (PRESMAR9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88990.4
1) Checked949.6
TOTAL983100.0
72) Does your congregation have a Presbyterian Mariners' group now or did it have one in the past? (PRSMAR10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, now747.7
2) No, but we had one in the past15816.5
3) No, and we've never had one to my knowledge63766.4
4) Don't know919.5
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
73) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR5=1 "YES, NOW" OR 2 "NO, BUT WE HAD ONE IN THE PAST"]How would you rate the effectiveness of the Presbyterian Mariners' group in your congregation? (PRSMAR11)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective126.1
2) Effective4522.8
3) Not very effective3316.8
4) Not at all effective2211.2
5) Don't know8543.1
Missing786 
TOTAL197100.0
74) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR5=1 "YES, NOW" OR 2 "NO, BUT WE HAD ONE IN THE PAST"]How would you describe the trend in the number of participants in the Mariners' group over the last five years? (PRSMAR12)
TOTAL%
1) Growing116.4
2) Staying about the same2615.1
3) Declining5532.0
4) Don't know8046.5
Missing811 
TOTAL172100.0
75) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR5=3 "NO, AND WE'VE NEVER HAD ONE TO MY KNOWLEDGE" OR 4 "DON'T KNOW"]Has the session or another part of the congregation considered forming a Presbyterian Mariners' group in the last five years? (PRSMAR13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes263.0
2) No70781.1
3) Don't know13915.9
Missing111 
TOTAL872100.0
76) Are you familiar with the family ministry web site (under "Family Ministry" at www.pcusa.org)? (FAMWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar85489.3
2) Very helpful141.5
3) Helpful515.3
4) A little helpful222.3
5) Not helpful151.6
Missing27 
TOTAL956100.0
77) Are you familiar with the Presbyterian Mariners' web site (www.undial.com/~mariners)? (FAMPRWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar88493.4
2) Very helpful10.1
3) Helpful212.2
4) A little helpful192.0
5) Not helpful212.2
Missing37 
TOTAL946100.0
78) Are you familiar with Presbyterian Mariners' workbooks on various family issues? (FAMWKBKS)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar84490.5
2) Very helpful80.9
3) Helpful343.6
4) A little helpful313.3
5) Not helpful161.7
Missing50 
TOTAL933100.0
79) Are you familiar with Alert magazine for leaders and planners of the church's education program? (FAMALERT)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar19820.7
2) Very helpful12112.7
3) Helpful35236.9
4) A little helpful22823.9
5) Not helpful565.9
Missing28 
TOTAL955100.0
80) Are you familiar with the Family Ministry Packet including the Family Week Poster? (FAMMNPAC)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar62366.0
2) Very helpful242.5
3) Helpful11712.4
4) A little helpful12413.1
5) Not helpful565.9
Missing39 
TOTAL944100.0
81) Are you familiar with the Family Ministry Journal published by Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary? (FAMFMJRN)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar76280.6
2) Very helpful272.9
3) Helpful717.5
4) A little helpful626.6
5) Not helpful232.4
Missing38 
TOTAL945100.0
82) Are you familiar with the parenting resources included as part of the PC(U.S.A.) church school curriculum? (FAMPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar57460.4
2) Very helpful656.8
3) Helpful18519.5
4) A little helpful879.2
5) Not helpful394.1
Missing33 
TOTAL950100.0
83) Are you familiar with the PC(U.S.A.) resources on human sexuality? (FAMSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar33935.6
2) Very helpful14014.7
3) Helpful22823.9
4) A little helpful11812.4
5) Not helpful12713.3
Missing31 
TOTAL952100.0
84) Are you familiar with the family ministry resources produced by other denominations? (FAMOTMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar54357.9
2) Very helpful808.5
3) Helpful20321.6
4) A little helpful9710.3
5) Not helpful151.6
Missing45 
TOTAL938100.0
85) Are you familiar with the Parenting for Peace and Justice Network resources? (FAMPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar54057.6
2) Very helpful707.5
3) Helpful15516.5
4) A little helpful9710.4
5) Not helpful758.0
Missing46 
TOTAL937100.0
86) Are you familiar with the Religion, Culture, and Family Project book series? (FAMBOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar80186.5
2) Very helpful131.4
3) Helpful414.4
4) A little helpful303.2
5) Not helpful414.4
Missing57 
TOTAL926100.0
87) Are you familiar with the Active Parenting publishers? (FAMPUBL)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar62867.3
2) Very helpful929.9
3) Helpful13214.1
4) A little helpful535.7
5) Not helpful283.0
Missing50 
TOTAL933100.0
88) Are you familiar with the intergenerational ministry resources? (FAMINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar58663.1
2) Very helpful566.0
3) Helpful18119.5
4) A little helpful768.2
5) Not helpful303.2
Missing54 
TOTAL929100.0
89) Are there issues affecting families for which you have been unable to find resources? (OTHISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7610.1
2) No67489.9
Missing233 
TOTAL750100.0
90) Homosexuality should be considered an acceptable alternative lifestyle. (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26327.7
2) Agree16617.5
3) Uncertain939.8
4) Disagree9810.3
5) Strongly disagree32934.7
Missing34 
TOTAL949100.0
91) Gay partners who make a legal commitment to each other should be entitled to the same rights and benefits as couples in traditional marriages. (PARTNERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31633.1
2) Agree20621.6
3) Uncertain747.8
4) Disagree10110.6
5) Strongly disagree25726.9
Missing29 
TOTAL954100.0
92) Presbyterian ministers should be prohibited from performing a ceremony that blesses the union between two people of the same sex. (HOMOBLES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36337.9
2) Agree737.6
3) Uncertain626.5
4) Disagree13714.3
5) Strongly disagree32233.6
Missing26 
TOTAL957100.0
93) It is okay for two people of the same sex to hold a union ceremony in a Presbyterian church. (CEREOKAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26628.0
2) Agree13213.9
3) Uncertain929.7
4) Disagree949.9
5) Strongly disagree36738.6
Missing32 
TOTAL951100.0
94) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors77678.9
4) Spec clergy20721.1
TOTAL983100.0
95) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper90792.3
2) Web767.7
TOTAL983100.0
96) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (WHENORD)
TOTAL%
48) 10.1
52) 10.1
53) 30.3
55) 30.3
56) 10.1
57) 50.5
58) 30.3
59) 90.9
60) 141.4
61) 151.5
62) 181.9
63) 202.1
64) 202.1
65) 141.4
66) 151.5
67) 262.7
68) 151.5
69) 161.6
70) 131.3
71) 202.1
72) 363.7
73) 171.8
74) 202.1
75) 293.0
76) 242.5
77) 232.4
78) 252.6
79) 394.0
80) 414.2
81) 293.0
82) 272.8
83) 282.9
84) 303.1
85) 242.5
86) 293.0
87) 353.6
88) 232.4
89) 272.8
90) 192.0
91) 232.4
92) 293.0
93) 252.6
94) 333.4
95) 252.6
96) 313.2
97) 232.4
98) 232.4
99) 20.2
Missing12 
TOTAL971100.0
97) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body. (DENOMORD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist1715.9
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)32.8
4) Lutheran10.9
5) Methodist54.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA5450.5
7) Other Presbyterian32.8
8) Reformed54.7
10) UCC (United Churches of Christ/Congregational)43.7
12) Other21.9
70) Other98.4
73) Canadian Presbyterian10.9
74) UPC21.9
99) Other10.9
Missing876 
TOTAL107100.0
98) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (Check the appropriate box) (ENRLPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes828.6
2) No87391.4
Missing28 
TOTAL955100.0
99) [IF YES TO ENRLPRES], degree: (ENRLDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) M.C.E./M.R.E.22.7
3) Th.M./S.T.M.11.4
4) D.Min5879.5
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.79.6
6) Other56.8
Missing910 
TOTAL73100.0
100) [IF YES TO ENRLPRES], school: (ENRLSCHO)
TOTAL%
5) Austin58.1
8) Bethel23.2
16) Claremont11.6
18) Columbia1524.2
22) Dubuque11.6
30) Fuller812.9
33) Gordon Conwell11.6
41) Louisville Pts23.2
43) Lutheran Pa11.6
45) McCormick69.7
52) New Brunswick11.6
57) NW Lutheran11.6
63) Pittsburgh23.2
65) Princeton23.2
66) Reformed23.2
68) San Francisco34.8
74) Trinity Evangelical23.2
78) Union VA11.6
99) Other69.7
Missing921 
TOTAL62100.0
101) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (BEF_SEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32433.9
2) No63266.1
Missing27 
TOTAL956100.0
102) Please indicate the year and the school from which you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree. - Year degree received (YEAR_DEG)
TOTAL%
0) Do not have this degree121.3
48) 4810.1
52) 5220.2
53) 5320.2
55) 5530.3
56) 5610.1
57) 5760.6
58) 5850.5
59) 5980.8
60) 60161.7
61) 61141.5
62) 62181.9
63) 63222.3
64) 64202.1
65) 65151.6
66) 66151.6
67) 67252.6
68) 68181.9
69) 69202.1
70) 7080.8
71) 71323.4
72) 72303.1
73) 73202.1
74) 74171.8
75) 75293.0
76) 76202.1
77) 77242.5
78) 78343.6
79) 79404.2
80) 80323.4
81) 81242.5
82) 82293.0
83) 83293.0
84) 84293.0
85) 85303.1
86) 86252.6
87) 87303.1
88) 88303.1
89) 89222.3
90) 90252.6
91) 91192.0
92) 92313.2
93) 93242.5
94) 94202.1
95) 95232.4
96) 96262.7
97) 97192.0
98) 98101.0
99) 9910.1
Missing28 
TOTAL955100.0
103) [IF YES TO YEAR_DEG] Please indicate the year and the school from which you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree. - School from which degree received (SCHL_DEG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL93551.34824
104) Do you have one or more other graduate degrees from a seminary or other school of theological education (besides your B.D. or M.Div.)? (Check one box) (OTH_DEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36137.6
2) No59862.4
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
105) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received M.C.E./M.R.E. (ODEG_MCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84998.6
1) Checked121.4
Missing122 
TOTAL861100.0
106) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received M.C.E./M.R.E. (OSCH_MCE)
TOTAL%
59) 16.3
62) 212.5
63) 212.5
64) 16.3
67) 16.3
68) 16.3
72) 212.5
75) 16.3
77) 16.3
84) 16.3
86) 16.3
95) 16.3
97) 16.3
Missing967 
TOTAL16100.0
107) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received M.C.E./M.R.E. (OYR_MCE)
TOTAL%
41) Louisville Pts16.3
51) Nazarene16.3
64) PSCE850.0
65) Princeton318.8
75) Union/Auburn16.3
99) Other212.5
Missing967 
TOTAL16100.0
108) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received M.A. (ODEG_MA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80292.9
1) Checked617.1
Missing120 
TOTAL863100.0
109) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received M.A. (OSCH_MA)
TOTAL%
55) 23.0
58) 11.5
61) 11.5
63) 11.5
64) 34.5
66) 34.5
67) 11.5
68) 34.5
69) 11.5
70) 46.0
72) 23.0
73) 23.0
74) 46.0
75) 23.0
76) 11.5
77) 23.0
78) 23.0
79) 23.0
80) 11.5
81) 23.0
82) 11.5
83) 34.5
84) 34.5
85) 23.0
86) 23.0
87) 11.5
88) 23.0
89) 69.0
92) 11.5
93) 11.5
94) 34.5
95) 11.5
96) 11.5
Missing916 
TOTAL67100.0
110) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received M.A. (OYR_MA)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity11.5
16) Claremont34.5
18) Columbia34.5
22) Dubuque34.5
30) Fuller11.5
31) Garrett Evangelical11.5
41) Louisville Pts11.5
42) 4211.5
53) New York11.5
63) Pittsburgh11.5
64) PSCE2131.3
68) San Francisco11.5
74) Trinity Evangelical23.0
78) Union VA11.5
88) Yale23.0
99) Other2435.8
Missing916 
TOTAL67100.0
111) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received Th.M./S.T.M. (ODEG_THM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80793.5
1) Checked566.5
Missing120 
TOTAL863100.0
112) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received Th.M./S.T.M. (OSCH_THM)
TOTAL%
62) 23.2
63) 23.2
64) 11.6
65) 46.3
66) 11.6
67) 46.3
68) 23.2
69) 34.8
70) 23.2
71) 34.8
72) 34.8
73) 34.8
74) 11.6
75) 11.6
76) 11.6
77) 23.2
78) 23.2
79) 11.6
80) 23.2
81) 23.2
82) 11.6
83) 11.6
85) 23.2
87) 34.8
89) 46.3
90) 23.2
91) 34.8
92) 11.6
93) 23.2
98) 23.2
Missing920 
TOTAL63100.0
113) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received Th.M./S.T.M. (OYR_THM)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton11.6
15) Christian Theo11.6
16) Claremont11.6
18) Columbia34.7
20) Covenant11.6
22) Dubuque34.7
28) Evangelical Puerto Rico11.6
30) Fuller23.1
45) McCormick23.1
53) New York34.7
61) Perkins11.6
63) Pittsburgh11.6
65) Princeton2640.6
68) San Francisco11.6
75) Union-Auburn11.6
78) Union VA46.3
88) Yale46.3
99) Other812.5
Missing919 
TOTAL64100.0
114) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received D.Min. (ODEG_DMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67876.4
1) Checked21023.6
Missing95 
TOTAL888100.0
115) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received D.Min. (OSCH_DMN)
TOTAL%
63) 10.4
69) 10.4
70) 20.9
72) 10.4
73) 10.4
74) 31.3
75) 41.7
76) 93.9
77) 52.2
78) 31.3
79) 83.5
80) 187.8
81) 62.6
82) 93.9
83) 114.8
84) 135.7
85) 135.7
86) 125.2
87) 62.6
88) 52.2
89) 73.0
90) 167.0
91) 114.8
92) 93.9
93) 73.0
94) 83.5
95) 93.9
96) 114.8
97) 20.9
98) 125.2
99) 73.0
Missing753 
TOTAL230100.0
116) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received D.Min. (OYR_DMN)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newto10.5
4) Ashland10.5
5) Austin94.1
8) Bethel10.5
11) Candler10.5
14) Chicago Theo10.5
15) Christian Theo20.9
16) Claremont10.5
17) Colgate Rochester10.5
18) Columbia2611.7
20) Covenant10.5
21) Drew20.9
22) Dubuque20.9
24) Eastern Baptist41.8
25) Eden20.9
26) Episcopal10.5
30) Fuller167.2
33) Gordon Conwell20.9
34) Harvard University10.5
41) Louisville Pts94.1
45) McCormick4419.8
53) New York20.9
63) Pittsburgh177.7
65) Princeton115.0
68) San Francisco188.1
71) St Mary's10.5
75) Union-Auburn20.9
76) United Theo Dayton10.5
77) United Theo MN31.4
78) Union VA229.9
81) Vanderbilt31.4
84) Western Theo Sem31.4
85) Westminster10.5
89) Emory10.5
99) Other94.1
Missing761 
TOTAL222100.0
117) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (ODEG_PHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80793.8
1) Checked536.2
Missing123 
TOTAL860100.0
118) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (OSCH_PHD)
TOTAL%
63) 11.9
64) 11.9
66) 11.9
68) 11.9
69) 11.9
70) 23.7
72) 23.7
73) 11.9
74) 47.4
76) 35.6
77) 11.9
79) 11.9
80) 11.9
81) 35.6
82) 47.4
83) 35.6
84) 11.9
85) 11.9
86) 35.6
87) 35.6
88) 11.9
90) 35.6
91) 23.7
92) 23.7
93) 11.9
94) 23.7
95) 11.9
97) 35.6
99) 11.9
Missing929 
TOTAL54100.0
119) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (OYR_PHD)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton11.9
13) University of Chicago Divinity11.9
14) Chicago Theo11.9
16) Claremont23.7
18) Columbia11.9
21) Drew11.9
22) Dubuque11.9
23) Duke University35.6
30) Fuller11.9
34) Harvard University23.7
45) McCormick11.9
63) Pittsburgh11.9
65) Princeton47.4
68) San Francisco11.9
74) Trinity Evangelical11.9
75) Union-Auburn11.9
78) Union VA59.3
79) University of Notre Dame11.9
81) Vanderbilt23.7
88) Yale23.7
99) Other2138.9
Missing929 
TOTAL54100.0
120) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received other degree (ODEG_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84197.5
1) Checked222.5
Missing120 
TOTAL863100.0
121) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received other degree (OSCH_OTH)
TOTAL%
55) 14.3
57) 14.3
60) 14.3
64) 14.3
67) 14.3
71) 14.3
74) 14.3
78) 14.3
79) 28.7
81) 313.0
84) 28.7
88) 14.3
90) 313.0
91) 14.3
93) 14.3
94) 14.3
98) 14.3
Missing960 
TOTAL23100.0
122) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received other degree (OYR_OTH)
TOTAL%
21) Drew14.3
34) Harvard University14.3
38) Johnson C Smith14.3
53) New York14.3
65) Princeton313.0
71) St Marys14.3
78) Union VA14.3
99) Other1460.9
Missing960 
TOTAL23100.0
123) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (HIGH_DEG)
TOTAL%
2) Completed high school50.5
3) Some college30.3
4) College graduate57360.4
5) Some graduate work15115.9
6) Graduate degree21622.8
Missing35 
TOTAL948100.0
124) What category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? (Check all that apply) - First response (EMP_CAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation79982.7
2) Non-parish job or ministry14014.5
3) Unemployed90.9
4) Retired from active ministry181.9
Missing17 
TOTAL966100.0
125) What category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? (Check all that apply) - Second response (EMP_CAT2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job or ministry3587.5
4) Retired from active ministry512.5
Missing943 
TOTAL40100.0
126) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (PSTRTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time69787.1
2) Part-time10312.9
Missing183 
TOTAL800100.0
127) [IF PART-TIME FOR VARIABLE PSTR_TIME] specify hours per week. (PSTRPART)
TOTAL%
1) 22.0
2) 22.0
4) 11.0
5) 11.0
6) 22.0
8) 22.0
10) 76.9
11) 11.0
12) 22.0
14) 22.0
15) 87.9
16) 33.0
17) 11.0
18) 11.0
20) 1413.9
22) 11.0
23) 11.0
24) 109.9
25) 87.9
27) 11.0
28) 33.0
29) 11.0
30) 1413.9
32) 22.0
33) 11.0
34) 22.0
35) 55.0
39) 11.0
40) 11.0
50) 11.0
Missing882 
TOTAL101100.0
128) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, what position(s) do you have in a congregation? (Check all that apply) - First response (PSTRPOS1)
TOTAL%
1) Solo Pastor32640.2
2) Senior Pastor20124.8
3) Assistant Associate Pastor17922.1
4) Co-Pastor354.3
5) Stated-Temp Supply222.7
6) Designated Pastor50.6
7) Interim Pastor243.0
8) Tentmaker30.4
9) Paid Parish Associate101.2
10) Other50.6
Missing173 
TOTAL810100.0
129) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, what position(s) do you have in a congregation? (Check all that apply) - Second response (PSTRPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Solo Pastor710.0
2) Senior Pastor1318.6
3) Assistant Associate Pastor57.1
5) Stated-Temp Supply2231.4
6) Designated Pastor22.9
7) Interim Pastor1217.1
8) Tentmaker34.3
9) Paid Parish Associate34.3
10) Other34.3
Missing913 
TOTAL70100.0
130) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, how many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (PSTRNUM1)
TOTAL%
1) One74894.0
2) Two or more486.0
Missing187 
TOTAL796100.0
131) [IF "TWO OR MORE" TO PSTR_NUM1] How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (PSTRNUM2)
TOTAL%
0) 12.2
2) 3371.7
3) 715.2
4) 12.2
5) 24.3
7) 12.2
10) 12.2
Missing937 
TOTAL46100.0
132) [IF "TWO OR MORE" TO PSTR_NUM1] Are some or all of these congregations yoked as a larger parish? (PSTRYOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1838.3
2) No2961.7
Missing936 
TOTAL47100.0
133) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? Write the combined membership if you serve two or more. (CONGMEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL794796.8461278
134) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, is your non-parish job or ministry full-time or part-time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NPAR_FUL)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time14768.1
2) Part-time6931.9
Missing767 
TOTAL216100.0
135) If you are currently employed part time in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, specify hours per week. (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NPAR_PAR)
TOTAL%
4) 34.7
5) 57.8
6) 46.3
7) 11.6
8) 69.4
10) 812.5
12) 34.7
15) 46.3
16) 34.7
20) 57.8
23) 11.6
24) 23.1
25) 46.3
28) 11.6
30) 812.5
32) 23.1
35) 11.6
37) 11.6
50) 11.6
99) 11.6
Missing919 
TOTAL64100.0
136) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of non-parish job or ministry are you currently employed? (Check all that apply) - First response (NPAR_JB1)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff at an educational institution4120.7
2) Chaplain4422.2
3) Missionary/mission co-worker31.5
4) National staff or middle governing body2914.6
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency84.0
6) Professional pastoral counselor115.6
7) Other employment6231.3
Missing785 
TOTAL198100.0
137) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of non-parish job or ministry are you currently employed? (Check all that apply) - Second response (NPAR_JB2)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff at an educational institution14.2
2) Chaplain312.5
3) Missionary/mission co-worker14.2
4) National Staff14.2
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency28.3
6) Professional pastoral counselor416.7
7) Other employment1250.0
Missing959 
TOTAL24100.0
138) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of institution do you work? (Check all that apply) - First response (NPAR_IN1)
TOTAL%
1) Military83.7
2) Civilian government83.7
3) Elementary, middle, or high school167.5
4) College or university2511.7
5) Seminary or other theological school115.1
6) Hospital or other medical facility2913.6
7) Church/religious body4621.5
8) Other non-profit organization2913.6
9) For-profit business2612.1
10) Other167.5
Missing769 
TOTAL214100.0
139) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of institution do you work? (Check all that apply) - Second response (NPAR_IN2)
TOTAL%
3) Elementary, middle, or high school15.0
5) Seminary or other theological school210.0
7) Church/religious body420.0
8) Other non-profit organization420.0
9) For-profit business315.0
10) Other630.0
Missing963 
TOTAL20100.0
140) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (NPAR_AFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7937.6
2) No13162.4
Missing773 
TOTAL210100.0
141) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL95620.95819
142) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active54156.2
2) Generally active14915.5
3) Somewhat active949.8
4) Not very active727.5
5) Not active at all10410.8
6) Don't know30.3
Missing20 
TOTAL963100.0
143) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Check only one. If you were part of more than one denomination as a child, answer by putting a check in the one that influenced you the most.) (DEN_RAIS)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist687.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)20.2
3) Episcopal151.6
4) Lutheran232.4
5) Methodist576.0
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA61965.3
7) Other Presbyterian131.4
8) Reformed171.8
9) Roman Catholic283.0
10) UCC (United Churches of Christ/Congregational)232.4
11) Independent or non-denominational212.2
12) Other545.7
13) None30.3
70) Other50.5
Missing35 
TOTAL948100.0
144) Do any of your relatives serve as pastors, Christian educators, mission workers, or in other full-time ministry for a Presbyterian or other church? (RELPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24225.6
2) No70274.4
Missing39 
TOTAL944100.0
145) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST2)
TOTAL%
0) 20.8
1) 14356.5
2) 7328.9
3) 187.1
4) 93.6
5) 41.6
6) 10.4
7) 20.8
10) 10.4
Missing730 
TOTAL253100.0
146) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83597.2
1) Checked242.8
Missing124 
TOTAL859100.0
147) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85499.4
1) Checked50.6
Missing124 
TOTAL859100.0
148) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85699.8
1) Checked20.2
Missing125 
TOTAL858100.0
149) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85799.9
1) Checked10.1
Missing125 
TOTAL858100.0
150) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85299.2
1) Checked70.8
Missing124 
TOTAL859100.0
151) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85299.2
1) Checked70.8
Missing124 
TOTAL859100.0
152) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - A brother or sister (SIBPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79291.3
1) Checked758.7
Missing116 
TOTAL867100.0
153) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
0) All Other69779.6
1) A grandchild60.7
2) A distant ancestor30.3
3) An uncle or aunt273.1
4) A niece or nephew111.3
5) A cousin495.6
8) A spouse354.0
9) An in-law485.5
Missing107 
TOTAL876100.0
154) Have any other relatives, whether living or dead, such as grandparents or great-grandparents, served in the past as pastors, Christian educators, missionary workers, or in other full-time ministry for a Presbyterian or other church? (RELCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31835.5
2) No57864.5
Missing87 
TOTAL896100.0
155) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH2)
TOTAL%
1) 17156.3
2) 6320.7
3) 3411.2
4) 175.6
5) 93.0
6) 41.3
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
10) 20.7
11) 10.3
15) 10.3
Missing679 
TOTAL304100.0
156) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79192.2
1) Checked677.8
Missing125 
TOTAL858100.0
157) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84096.3
1) Checked323.7
Missing111 
TOTAL872100.0
158) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78791.2
1) Checked768.8
Missing120 
TOTAL863100.0
159) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84897.6
1) Checked212.4
Missing114 
TOTAL869100.0
160) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85599.5
1) Checked40.5
Missing124 
TOTAL859100.0
161) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85699.7
1) Checked30.3
Missing124 
TOTAL859100.0
162) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - A brother or sister (SIBCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83797.6
1) Checked212.4
Missing125 
TOTAL858100.0
163) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other/not specified68577.6
1) A grandchild10.1
2) A distant ancestor849.5
3) An uncle or aunt778.7
4) A niece or nephew20.2
5) A cousin121.4
8) A spouse50.6
9) An in-law171.9
Missing100 
TOTAL883100.0
164) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative313.2
2) Conservative24325.3
3) Moderate38239.8
4) Liberal24225.2
5) Very Liberal616.4
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
165) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90998.6
2) No131.4
Missing61 
TOTAL922100.0
166) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it59263.9
2) Almost all of it13014.0
3) Most of it13814.9
4) Some of it495.3
5) Only a very small amount20.2
6) Not sure151.6
Missing57 
TOTAL926100.0
167) The account of Creation presented in Genesis - (Check the one box that best describes your view) (CREA_TRU)
TOTAL%
1) Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible--that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world192.0
2) Is a true account of how God created the world52556.4
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created38741.6
Missing52 
TOTAL931100.0
168) Which statement best summarizes your view of the Bible? (Check one box) (BIBL_ACC)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is entirely accurate without error of any kind.11212.0
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history49152.7
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters32935.3
Missing51 
TOTAL932100.0
169) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (IND_BEL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree181.9
2) Agree525.4
3) Not sure293.0
4) Disagree49651.3
5) Strongly Disagree37238.5
Missing16 
TOTAL967100.0
170) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (ALL_RELS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree141.4
2) Agree717.3
3) Not sure565.8
4) Disagree39641.0
5) Strongly Disagree42944.4
Missing17 
TOTAL966100.0
171) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - There is a life beyond death. (BYND_DTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree75078.0
2) Agree15816.4
3) Not sure444.6
4) Disagree80.8
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL961100.0
172) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The only absolute truth for humanity is in Jesus Christ. (JES_TRUE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42944.5
2) Agree23724.6
3) Not sure626.4
4) Disagree19019.7
5) Strongly disagree474.9
Missing18 
TOTAL965100.0
173) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (JES_SAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18118.9
2) Agree13514.1
3) Not sure15115.8
4) Disagree28730.0
5) Strongly disagree20421.3
Missing25 
TOTAL958100.0
174) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHAR_FTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree58060.2
2) Agree36938.3
3) Not sure30.3
4) Disagree50.5
5) Strongly disagree60.6
Missing20 
TOTAL963100.0
175) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29230.4
2) Agree24825.8
3) Not sure13814.4
4) Disagree18018.7
5) Strongly disagree10310.7
Missing22 
TOTAL961100.0
176) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - Jesus was born of a virgin. (JES_VRGN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34135.6
2) Agree24525.5
3) Not sure19220.0
4) Disagree12212.7
5) Strongly disagree596.2
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
177) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Read the Bible privately (OFT_BPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily48149.7
2) Several times a week30932.0
3) Weekly10110.4
4) Several times a month454.7
5) Once a month131.3
6) Several times a year151.6
7) Once a year or less30.3
Missing16 
TOTAL967100.0
178) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Read the Bible with family or friends (OFT_BFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily737.6
2) Several times a week19019.8
3) Weekly30131.4
4) Several times a month12913.5
5) Once a month454.7
6) Several times a year12813.3
7) Once a year or less464.8
8) Never474.9
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
179) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Attend a Bible study group (OFT_BGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily242.5
2) Several times a week11712.2
3) Weekly42344.1
4) Several times a month10811.3
5) Once a month687.1
6) Several times a year11111.6
7) Once a year or less606.3
8) Never485.0
Missing24 
TOTAL959100.0
180) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily82585.9
2) Several times a week949.8
3) Weekly222.3
4) Several times a month90.9
5) Once a month50.5
6) Several times a year40.4
8) Never10.1
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
181) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray with family or friends (OFT_PFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily47048.6
2) Several times a week25626.5
3) Weekly12613.0
4) Several times a month515.3
5) Once a month121.2
6) Several times a year282.9
7) Once a year or less90.9
8) Never151.6
Missing16 
TOTAL967100.0
182) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Attend a prayer group (OFT_PGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily333.4
2) Several times a week656.8
3) Weekly26928.1
4) Several times a month959.9
5) Once a month879.1
6) Several times a year15916.6
7) Once a year or less9910.3
8) Never15015.7
Missing26 
TOTAL957100.0
183) Do you believe that Jesus will return to earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71476.0
2) No909.6
3) Not Sure13514.4
Missing44 
TOTAL939100.0
184) [IF YES TO JES_RTRN] Do you think that Jesus's return is more likely in 2000, less likely in 2000, or about as likely then as in any other year? (RTRN2000)
TOTAL%
1) More likely in 200040.5
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year55169.7
3) Less likely in 2000324.1
4) No opinion20325.7
Missing193 
TOTAL790100.0
185) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38640.4
2) No57059.6
Missing27 
TOTAL956100.0
186) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] Will you be celebrating or commemorating the end of 1999 and the beginning of 2000 in a way different from how you would usually mark the end of one year and the beginning of a new one? (PLAN_USU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26150.6
2) No25549.4
Missing467 
TOTAL516100.0
187) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home186.3
2) Spend time with family196.6
3) Party/Celebrate4114.3
4) Work93.1
5) Attend church17159.6
6) Vacation/Travel165.6
9) Other134.5
Missing696 
TOTAL287100.0
188) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
4) Work125.0
5) Attend church375.0
Missing979 
TOTAL4100.0
189) Does your congregation plan to hold a worship service on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day to mark the transition to 2000? (NEW_SERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely15816.5
2) Yes, probably11311.8
3) No, probably not35036.5
4) No, definitely not12412.9
5) Don't know21522.4
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
190) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in U.S. society generally? (Y2KSOCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very major10.1
2) Major131.3
3) Minor49951.6
4) Very minor37739.0
5) None at all515.3
6) No opinion262.7
Missing16 
TOTAL967100.0
191) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in your local community? (Y2KCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Very major10.1
2) Major90.9
3) Minor43745.4
4) Very minor41242.8
5) None at all808.3
6) No opinion242.5
Missing20 
TOTAL963100.0
192) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in your local church? (Y2KCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very major10.1
2) Major50.5
3) Minor21622.4
4) Very minor35436.7
5) None at all36237.6
6) No opinion262.7
Missing19 
TOTAL964100.0
193) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in your own personal life? (Y2KLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Very major20.2
2) Major40.4
3) Minor25326.2
4) Very minor42844.4
5) None at all25826.7
6) No opinion202.1
Missing18 
TOTAL965100.0
194) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female22823.6
2) Male73976.4
Missing16 
TOTAL967100.0
195) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL96750.20810
196) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm646.6
2) On a farm50.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)29330.4
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)13814.3
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city778.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000)16417.0
7) In a suburb near a large city22223.1
Missing20 
TOTAL963100.0
197) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married86089.1
2) Not married10510.9
Missing18 
TOTAL965100.0
198) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married4945.8
2) Yes, am now widowed1312.1
3) Yes, am now divorced4340.2
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced21.9
Missing876 
TOTAL107100.0
199) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Spouse's educational level (EDUCSPOU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school10.1
4) High school diploma172.0
5) Some college8910.7
6) Graduated from college23528.1
7) Some graduate work10212.2
8) A graduate degree39146.8
Missing148 
TOTAL835100.0
200) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No71683.5
2) Yes, was widowed50.6
3) Yes, was divorced13415.6
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced20.2
Missing126 
TOTAL857100.0
201) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time41649.1
2) Employed part-time16319.2
3) Self-employed667.8
4) Unemployed232.7
5) Retired475.5
6) Full-time homemaker11713.8
7) Student101.2
8) Other60.7
Missing135 
TOTAL848100.0
202) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time22.4
2) Employed part-time56.0
3) Self-employed2125.0
4) Unemployed11.2
5) Retired67.1
6) Full-time homemaker2934.5
7) Student1416.7
8) Other67.1
Missing899 
TOTAL84100.0
203) If your husband or wife is: employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (SPOUHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 30.5
1) 10.2
2) 10.2
3) 10.2
4) 40.6
5) 30.5
6) 40.6
7) 10.2
8) 20.3
10) 81.2
11) 10.2
12) 111.7
15) 172.6
16) 60.9
18) 50.8
19) 10.2
20) 426.3
21) 10.2
24) 111.7
25) 192.9
27) 10.2
28) 60.9
29) 10.2
30) 375.6
32) 91.4
33) 30.5
35) 304.5
36) 30.5
37) 10.2
38) 30.5
40) 14722.2
41) 10.2
42) 71.1
43) 40.6
44) 20.3
45) 487.3
47) 10.2
48) 81.2
50) 9614.5
53) 10.2
55) 274.1
56) 10.2
58) 10.2
60) 598.9
65) 71.1
70) 81.2
75) 10.2
80) 40.6
86) 10.2
99) 20.3
Missing321 
TOTAL662100.0
204) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised (if more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved), and his or her current religious affiliation. - Faith in which spouse was raised (SPOURAIS)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist9110.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)101.2
3) Episcopal404.7
4) Lutheran384.5
5) Methodist10612.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA35241.4
7) Other Presbyterian172.0
8) Reformed172.0
9) Roman Catholic526.1
10) UCC (United Churches of Christ/Congregational)303.5
11) Independent or non-denominational252.9
12) None728.5
Missing133 
TOTAL850100.0
205) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised (if more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved), and his or her current religious affiliation. - Spouse's current faith (SPOUFATH)
TOTAL%
3) Episcopal50.6
4) Lutheran70.9
5) Methodist91.1
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA75393.8
7) Other Presbyterian20.2
8) Reformed10.1
9) Roman Catholic91.1
10) UCC (United Churches of Christ/Congregational)50.6
11) Independent or non-denominational40.5
12) None81.0
Missing180 
TOTAL803100.0
206) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Never212.5
2) Less than once a year121.4
3) About once or twice a year232.7
4) Several times a year293.4
5) About once a month273.2
6) 2-3 times a month374.3
7) Nearly every week17720.7
8) Every week52861.8
Missing129 
TOTAL854100.0
207) Is your husband or wife a member of the same congregation which you serve or attend? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62773.6
2) No22526.4
Missing131 
TOTAL852100.0
208) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPOUMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12514.6
2) No73285.4
Missing126 
TOTAL857100.0
209) Which statements below, if any, apply to your husband or wife's current call? (Check all that apply) - First response (SPOUCAL1)
TOTAL%
1) Is a co-pastor with me3325.4
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation4534.6
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly32.3
4) Serves in another PC(USA)-affiliated institution (e.g., college, seminary, retirement home)43.1
5) Serves in a pastoral position at a congregation of another denomination96.9
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination10.8
7) As a secular job or position129.2
8) Other2317.7
Missing853 
TOTAL130100.0
210) Which statements below, if any, apply to your husband or wife's current call? (Check all that apply) - Second response (SPOUCAL2)
TOTAL%
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation111.1
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly333.3
7) As a secular job or position333.3
8) Other222.2
Missing974 
TOTAL9100.0
211) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (NO_KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None13914.6
1) 110611.1
2) 239641.5
3) 321722.7
4) 4717.4
5) 5202.1
6) 630.3
7) 720.2
8) 810.1
Missing28 
TOTAL955100.0
212) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat51153.2
2) Independent18218.9
3) Republican24925.9
4) Other192.0
Missing22 
TOTAL961100.0
213) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (Check only one box.) (HH_SIZE)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.879.0
2) Two of us39841.2
3) Three of us20321.0
4) Four of us18118.8
5) Five of us778.0
6) Six of us141.5
7) Seven or more of us50.5
Missing18 
TOTAL965100.0
214) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None19359.8
1) 19128.2
2) 23611.1
3) 310.3
4) 420.6
Missing660 
TOTAL323100.0
215) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_6-12)
TOTAL%
0) None19249.9
1) 111830.6
2) 26216.1
3) 3133.4
Missing598 
TOTAL385100.0
216) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_13-17)
TOTAL%
0) None18445.0
1) 116440.1
2) 25313.0
3) 371.7
4) 4\10.2
Missing574 
TOTAL409100.0
217) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_18-24)
TOTAL%
0) None19971.3
1) 16322.6
2) 2176.1
Missing704 
TOTAL279100.0
218) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25UP)
TOTAL%
0) None121.3
1) 19510.3
2) 277483.8
3) 3374.0
4) 460.6
Missing59 
TOTAL924100.0
219) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (For example, a teenager living with both parents would check "4.") (HH_TYPE)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone828.6
2) A single parent, living with one or more children131.4
3) A married couple, no children in household37138.9
4) A married couple, living with one or more children44847.0
5) Some other arrangement (Please describe your household here)394.1
Missing30 
TOTAL953100.0
220) Is the home in which you currently live: (HOM_NOW)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you747.7
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage697.2
3) Owned by you with a mortgage63566.1
4) Owned by your congregation16016.7
5) Other222.3
Missing23 
TOTAL960100.0
221) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house I live in now47248.9
2) A different house, but in the same county10010.4
3) In a different county, but in the same state9910.2
4) In a different state28729.7
5) In a different country80.8
Missing17 
TOTAL966100.0
222) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (ST_BORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL95733.22617
223) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian93096.4
2) Black or African American90.9
3) Indian30.3
4) Asian or Pacific Islander121.2
5) Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin90.9
6) Some other race20.2
Missing18 
TOTAL965100.0
224) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian1050.0
4) Asian or Pacific Islander210.0
5) Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin315.0
6) Some other race525.0
Missing963 
TOTAL20100.0
225) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1998? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (HH_INCOM)
TOTAL%
2) $10K-14,99920.2
3) $15K-19,99960.6
4) $20K-29,999404.2
5) $30K-39,99910611.0
6) $40K-49,99912713.2
7) $50K-59,99914314.9
8) $60K-69,99912212.7
9) $70K-79,99911311.7
10) $80K-89,999919.5
11) $90K-99,999717.4
12) $100K-124,999778.0
13) $125K-149,999323.3
14) $150K+323.3
Missing21 
TOTAL962100.0
226) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to each of the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - To your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign) (MNY_REG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9314016.1226095
227) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to each of the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - To your church, in giving to a special campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church (MNY_SPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6471225.6585785
228) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to each of the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - To your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including the denomination-wide special offerings--One Great Hour of Sharing, Witness, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy (MNY_APPL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL830756.5866121
229) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (MNY_OUTS)
TOTAL%
1) $017418.5
2) $1-5011912.6
3) $51-1009910.5
4) $101-50025727.3
5) $501-100010411.0
6) $1001-2000616.5
7) $2001+12913.7
Missing40 
TOTAL943100.0
230) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (MNY_NREL)
TOTAL%
1) $0404.2
2) $1-5012613.2
3) $51-10016417.2
4) $101-50039741.7
5) $501-100011311.9
6) $1001-2000515.4
7) $2001+626.5
Missing30 
TOTAL953100.0
231) [If BEF_SEM is yes] Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? How long were you in that job or career? (BEF_SEMA)
TOTAL%
1) 311.5
2) 27.7
3) 311.5
4) 13.8
5) 27.7
6) 13.8
7) 415.4
8) 27.7
10) 415.4
12) 27.7
13) 13.8
18) 13.8
Missing957 
TOTAL26100.0
232) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 4013213.7
2) 40-4934135.3
3) 50-6443044.5
4) 65+646.6
Missing16 
TOTAL967100.0
233) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female22823.6
2) Male73976.4
Missing16 
TOTAL967100.0
234) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married86089.1
2) Not married10510.9
Missing18 
TOTAL965100.0
235) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat51153.2
2) Independent18218.9
3) Republican24925.9
4) Other192.0
Missing22 
TOTAL961100.0
236) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian93096.4
2) Black or African American90.9
3) Indian30.3
4) Asian or Pacific Islander121.2
5) Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin90.9
6) Some other race20.2
Missing18 
TOTAL965100.0
237) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1998? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
2) $10K-19,99980.8
3) $20K-49,99927328.4
4) $50K-99,99954056.1
5) $100K+14114.7
Missing21 
TOTAL962100.0