Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2000 --Public Worship, Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL76750574.841330
2) Think back to the most recent regular weekly worship service you attended at your church, whether on Sunday, Saturday, or another day of the week. When was this service? (DAY)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday morning around 8 or 8:30 am678.9
2) Sunday morning around 9 or 9:30 am12917.0
3) Sunday morning around 10 or 10:30 am25533.7
4) Sunday morning around 11 or 11:30 am29539.0
6) Sunday evening10.1
8) Weekday evening30.4
9) Other (specify)70.9
Missing10 
TOTAL757100.0
3) Number of hours worship service lasted. (LONGHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 10.1
1) 70598.1
2) 101.4
3) 20.3
5) 10.1
Missing48 
TOTAL719100.0
4) Number of minutes worship service lasted. (LONGMINS)
TOTAL%
0) 39952.5
1) 10.1
4) 10.1
5) 466.1
6) 10.1
7) 10.1
10) 11415.0
15) 10313.6
20) 202.6
25) 50.7
30) 303.9
35) 10.1
45) 81.1
50) 91.2
55) 20.3
60) 20.3
65) 20.3
70) 40.5
75) 20.3
90) 81.1
100) 10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL760100.0
5) Who led the service? : Our pastor(s) (LEADER1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked618.0
1) Checked70692.0
TOTAL767100.0
6) Who led the service? : Visiting minister (LEADER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72794.8
1) Checked405.2
TOTAL767100.0
7) Who led the service? : Elder (LEADER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69190.1
1) Checked769.9
TOTAL767100.0
8) Who led the service? : Deacon (LEADER4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75698.6
1) Checked111.4
TOTAL767100.0
9) Who led the service? : Other member (LEADER5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72093.9
1) Checked476.1
TOTAL767100.0
10) Who led the service? : Other (specify) (LEADER6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66486.6
1) Checked10313.4
TOTAL767100.0
11) Was there a written order of worship (i.e., a worship bulletin)? (WRITTEN)
TOTAL%
1) No70.9
2) Yes, outline only547.1
3) Yes, outline with few sections written in14519.2
4) Yes, several sections15720.8
5) Yes, most sections written in11715.5
6) Yes, outline with all sections written in27636.5
Missing11 
TOTAL756100.0
12) [ASK ONLY IF WRITTEN=1 "NO," OR 2 "YES, AN OUTLINE ONLY"]Was there a written order of worship (i.e., a worship bulletin)? If "yes," which of the following items were printed in full in the bulletin? : Unison reading(s) or prayer(s) (ITEMS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12716.6
1) Checked64083.4
TOTAL767100.0
13) [ASK ONLY IF WRITTEN=1 "NO," OR 2 "YES, AN OUTLINE ONLY"]Was there a written order of worship (i.e., a worship bulletin)? If "yes," which of the following items were printed in full in the bulletin? : Responsive reading(s) (ITEMS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31340.8
1) Checked45459.2
TOTAL767100.0
14) [ASK ONLY IF WRITTEN=1 "NO," OR 2 "YES, AN OUTLINE ONLY"]Was there a written order of worship (i.e., a worship bulletin)? If "yes," which of the following items were printed in full in the bulletin? : The scripture passages (ITEMS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65184.9
1) Checked11615.1
TOTAL767100.0
15) [ASK ONLY IF WRITTEN=1 "NO," OR 2 "YES, AN OUTLINE ONLY"]Was there a written order of worship (i.e., a worship bulletin)? If "yes," which of the following items were printed in full in the bulletin? : The words and/or music of congregational hymns or songs (ITEMS4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50866.2
1) Checked25933.8
TOTAL767100.0
16) [ASK ONLY IF WRITTEN=1 "NO," OR 2 "YES, AN OUTLINE ONLY"]Was there a written order of worship (i.e., a worship bulletin)? If "yes," which of the following items were printed in full in the bulletin? : The sermon (ITEMS5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71993.7
1) Checked486.3
TOTAL767100.0
17) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Lord's supper (ELEMENT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56573.7
1) Checked20226.3
TOTAL767100.0
18) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Baptism (ELEMENT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60679.0
1) Checked16121.0
TOTAL767100.0
19) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Creed or confession (e.g., Apostle's Creed; Brief Confession or Faith) (ELEMENT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22529.3
1) Checked54270.7
TOTAL767100.0
20) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Silent prayer/meditation (ELEMENT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16922.0
1) Checked59878.0
TOTAL767100.0
21) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Children's sermon (ELEMENT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21027.4
1) Checked55772.6
TOTAL767100.0
22) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Singing by a choir (ELEMENT6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11214.6
1) Checked65585.4
TOTAL767100.0
23) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Singing by the congregation (ELEMENT7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked121.6
1) Checked75598.4
TOTAL767100.0
24) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Sermon (ELEMENT8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked182.3
1) Checked74997.7
TOTAL767100.0
25) Which of these elements were included in the service? : People reading/reciting aloud together (ELEMENT9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18624.3
1) Checked58175.7
TOTAL767100.0
26) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Offering (ELMENT10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked182.3
1) Checked74997.7
TOTAL767100.0
27) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Solo musical presentation (ELMENT11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50065.2
1) Checked26734.8
TOTAL767100.0
28) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Passing the peace (ELMENT12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49864.9
1) Checked26935.1
TOTAL767100.0
29) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Prayer of confession (ELMENT13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12416.2
1) Checked64383.8
TOTAL767100.0
30) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Declaration of pardon (ELMENT14)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24131.4
1) Checked52668.6
TOTAL767100.0
31) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Prayers of the people (ELMENT15)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24832.3
1) Checked51967.7
TOTAL767100.0
32) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Thanksgiving and intercession (ELMENT16)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43256.3
1) Checked33543.7
TOTAL767100.0
33) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Invitation to Christian commitment ("altar call") (ELMENT17)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69891.0
1) Checked699.0
TOTAL767100.0
34) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Drama (ELMENT18)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74296.7
1) Checked253.3
TOTAL767100.0
35) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Dance (ELMENT19)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75999.0
1) Checked81.0
TOTAL767100.0
36) Which of these elements were included in the service? : "Minute for Mission" (ELMENT20)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52167.9
1) Checked24632.1
TOTAL767100.0
37) Which of these elements were included in the service? : Prayers for healing (ELMENT21)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40152.3
1) Checked36647.7
TOTAL767100.0
38) Did the pastor or other worship leaders wear robes? (ROBES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59377.9
2) No12516.4
3) Some did; some did not415.4
4) Don't recall20.3
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
39) At any time during the service, how often, if at all, did any of the worshipers applaud or clap spontaneously? (APPLAUD)
TOTAL%
1) Never36149.0
2) Few did rarely8411.4
3) Few did often253.4
4) Many did rarely19426.3
5) Many did often739.9
Missing30 
TOTAL737100.0
40) At any time during the service, how often, if at all, did any of the worshipers speak aloud in tongues? (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Never64398.5
2) Few did rarely71.1
3) Few did often10.2
4) Many did rarely20.3
Missing114 
TOTAL653100.0
41) At any time during the service, how often, if at all, did any of the worshipers call out "Amen!" or the like? (AMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never54881.7
2) Few did rarely7310.9
3) Few did often203.0
4) Many did rarely182.7
5) Many did often121.8
Missing96 
TOTAL671100.0
42) At any time during the service, how often, if at all, did any of the worshipers raise their hands in praise or prayer? (HANDS)
TOTAL%
1) Never55883.2
2) Few did rarely588.6
3) Few did often304.5
4) Many did rarely111.6
5) Many did often142.1
Missing96 
TOTAL671100.0
43) Was there a Psalm, either read or sung? (PSALM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, read22029.6
2) Yes, sung709.4
3) No45361.0
Missing24 
TOTAL743100.0
44) How many Bible passages ("lessons") were read? (PASSAGES)
TOTAL%
0) None111.5
1) 19927.5
2) 41357.0
3) 8912.3
4) 30.4
5) 20.3
6) 20.3
7) 10.1
8) 20.3
11) 10.1
18) 10.1
Missing43 
TOTAL724100.0
45) Was the Bible read aloud? (READLOUD)
TOTAL%
1) By the pastor or other worship leader63186.0
2) By the pastor and congregation in unison?294.0
3) Responsive395.3
4) Other354.8
Missing33 
TOTAL734100.0
46) Were copies of Bibles available in the seats/pews for worshipers to use during the service? (BIBLES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70893.7
2) No486.3
Missing11 
TOTAL756100.0
47) In general, when the Bible is read aloud by the pastor or worship leader, do you follow along in another copy of the Bible? (FOLLOW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always13618.0
2) Yes, usually19325.6
3) Yes, sometimes18023.9
4) Yes, rarely11415.1
5) No, never13117.4
Missing13 
TOTAL754100.0
48) How would you best describe the music used during the most recent worship service you attended? (MUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional38651.3
2) Contemporary324.2
3) A blend of traditional and contemporary33544.5
Missing14 
TOTAL753100.0
49) What musical instruments were used during the worship service? : Organ (INSTRMT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8811.5
1) Checked67988.5
TOTAL767100.0
50) What musical instruments were used during the worship service? : Piano (INSTRMT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22829.7
1) Checked53970.3
TOTAL767100.0
51) What musical instruments were used during the worship service? : Drums (INSTRMT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69190.1
1) Checked769.9
TOTAL767100.0
52) What musical instruments were used during the worship service? : Acoustic guitar (INSTRMT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69991.1
1) Checked688.9
TOTAL767100.0
53) What musical instruments were used during the worship service? : Electric guitar (INSTRMT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71593.2
1) Checked526.8
TOTAL767100.0
54) What musical instruments were used during the worship service? : Electronic keyboard (INSTRMT6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68589.3
1) Checked8210.7
TOTAL767100.0
55) What musical instruments were used during the worship service? : Strings (e.g., violin, cello) (INSTRMT7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72594.5
1) Checked425.5
TOTAL767100.0
56) What musical instruments were used during the worship service? : Brass (e.g., trumpet, horn) (INSTRMT8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71893.6
1) Checked496.4
TOTAL767100.0
57) What musical instruments were used during the worship service? : Woodwinds (e.g., flute, clarinet) (INSTRMT9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70491.8
1) Checked638.2
TOTAL767100.0
58) What musical instruments were used during the worship service? : Other (specify) (INSTRT10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70091.3
1) Checked263.4
2) Bells415.3
TOTAL767100.0
59) To what extent did the worship service give you a sense of being in the presence of God? (SENSEGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent34245.8
2) Some extent34446.1
3) Little or no extent516.8
4) Not sure91.2
Missing21 
TOTAL746100.0
60) To what extent did the worship service renew your spirits? (RENEW)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent33144.6
2) Some extent35147.3
3) Little or no extent506.7
4) Not sure101.3
Missing25 
TOTAL742100.0
61) To what extent did the worship service deepen your faith? (DEEPEN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent22630.8
2) Some extent37751.4
3) Little or no extent11515.7
4) Not sure162.2
Missing33 
TOTAL734100.0
62) To what extent did the worship service prepare you to face everyday challenges? (CHALLNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent27637.3
2) Some extent36148.8
3) Little or no extent9212.4
4) Not sure111.5
Missing27 
TOTAL740100.0
63) To what extent did the worship service prepare you to lead a more faithful life? (LEADLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent29539.7
2) Some extent36248.7
3) Little or no extent7410.0
4) Not sure121.6
Missing24 
TOTAL743100.0
64) To what extent did the worship service make you feel good? (FEELGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent32444.0
2) Some extent31342.5
3) Little or no extent8411.4
4) Not sure162.2
Missing30 
TOTAL737100.0
65) To what extent did the worship service lead you to want to serve God by serving others? (SRVOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent28238.3
2) Some extent34146.3
3) Little or no extent10113.7
4) Not sure131.8
Missing30 
TOTAL737100.0
66) To what extent did the worship service cause you to want to learn more about God? (LEARNGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent21529.5
2) Some extent34947.8
3) Little or no extent14620.0
4) Not sure202.7
Missing37 
TOTAL730100.0
67) To what extent did the worship service help you to know God more fully? (KNOWGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent21429.4
2) Some extent37851.9
3) Little or no extent12316.9
4) Not sure131.8
Missing39 
TOTAL728100.0
68) To what extent did the worship service help you to know you are forgiven in the sight of God? (FORGIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent37350.5
2) Some extent28939.1
3) Little or no extent729.7
4) Not sure50.7
Missing28 
TOTAL739100.0
69) To what extent did the worship service motivate you to share your faith with others? (MOTIVATE)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent18625.3
2) Some extent32844.6
3) Little or no extent20227.5
4) Not sure192.6
Missing32 
TOTAL735100.0
70) To what extent did the worship service make you feel part of the larger Church? (FEELPART)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent25734.6
2) Some extent32643.9
3) Little or no extent13918.7
4) Not sure202.7
Missing25 
TOTAL742100.0
71) Which statement below better describes the actions of the principal worship leader during worship? (LEADACTS)
TOTAL%
1) Person truly believed what s/he was saying69892.1
2) Person going through motions334.4
3) Not sure273.6
Missing9 
TOTAL758100.0
72) In general, how meaningful do you find the worship services in your congregation? (MEANING)
TOTAL%
1) Very meaningful38050.3
2) Generally meaningful27636.5
3) Somewhat meaningful749.8
4) A little meaningful182.4
5) Not at all meaningful81.1
Missing11 
TOTAL756100.0
73) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Traditional. (TRADTION)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent45361.5
2) Some extent24933.8
3) Little or no extent354.7
Missing30 
TOTAL737100.0
74) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Joyous. (JOYOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent26536.8
2) Some extent38152.8
3) Little or no extent709.7
4) Not sure50.7
Missing46 
TOTAL721100.0
75) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Well-organized. (ORGANZED)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent55275.1
2) Some extent16822.9
3) Little or no extent131.8
4) Not sure20.3
Missing32 
TOTAL735100.0
76) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Overly long. (LONG)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent243.5
2) Some extent10114.7
3) Little or no extent54979.9
4) Not sure131.9
Missing80 
TOTAL687100.0
77) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Child-friendly. (CHFRNDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent30842.8
2) Some extent31143.2
3) Little or no extent9012.5
4) Not sure111.5
Missing47 
TOTAL720100.0
78) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Spontaneous. (SPONTAN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent618.8
2) Some extent24635.3
3) Little or no extent36452.3
4) Not sure253.6
Missing71 
TOTAL696100.0
79) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Rigid. (RIGID)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent294.3
2) Some extent20129.6
3) Little or no extent42462.4
4) Not sure253.7
Missing88 
TOTAL679100.0
80) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Informal. (INFORMAL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent7010.1
2) Some extent32146.1
3) Little or no extent29442.2
4) Not sure111.6
Missing71 
TOTAL696100.0
81) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Liturgical. (LTURGCAL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent18026.4
2) Some extent35051.3
3) Little or no extent12117.7
4) Not sure314.5
Missing85 
TOTAL682100.0
82) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Boring. (BORING)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent81.2
2) Some extent9413.7
3) Little or no extent55581.0
4) Not sure284.1
Missing82 
TOTAL685100.0
83) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Warmth of spirit. (WARMTH)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent39554.0
2) Some extent29340.1
3) Little or no extent395.3
4) Not sure40.5
Missing36 
TOTAL731100.0
84) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Quiet and reflective. (QUIET)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent16823.2
2) Some extent43159.5
3) Little or no extent11616.0
4) Not sure91.2
Missing43 
TOTAL724100.0
85) To what extent would each of the following terms describe this worship service? Relevant. (RELEVANT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent41156.2
2) Some extent27537.6
3) Little or no extent375.1
4) Not sure81.1
Missing36 
TOTAL731100.0
86) To what extent do the physical qualities of the worship space in you congregation enhance or diminish your experience of worship? (PHYWORSH)
TOTAL%
1) Enhance greatly34446.0
2) Enhance somewhat27336.5
3) Neither10013.4
4) Diminish somewhat233.1
5) Diminish greatly30.4
6) Not sure50.7
Missing19 
TOTAL748100.0
87) Suppose for a moment you could design your ideal worship space, what would it look like? (SPACE1)
TOTAL%
1) Spare24334.9
2) Uncertain31144.6
3) Ornate14320.5
Missing70 
TOTAL697100.0
88) Suppose for a moment you could design your ideal worship space, what would it look like? (SPACE2)
TOTAL%
1) Spacious36249.7
2) Uncertain13618.7
3) Cozy23031.6
Missing39 
TOTAL728100.0
89) Suppose for a moment you could design your ideal worship space, what would it look like? (SPACE3)
TOTAL%
1) Dark colors527.2
2) Uncertain10214.1
3) Light colors57178.8
Missing42 
TOTAL725100.0
90) Suppose for a moment you could design your ideal worship space, what would it look like? (SPACE4)
TOTAL%
1) Carpeted floors54273.7
2) Uncertain9913.5
3) Bare floors9412.8
Missing32 
TOTAL735100.0
91) Suppose for a moment you could design your ideal worship space, what would it look like? (SPACE5)
TOTAL%
1) Pews64187.1
2) Uncertain506.8
3) Chairs456.1
Missing31 
TOTAL736100.0
92) Suppose for a moment you could design your ideal worship space, what would it look like? (SPACE6)
TOTAL%
1) Movable seating10815.1
2) Uncertain12617.7
3) Fixed seating47967.2
Missing54 
TOTAL713100.0
93) Suppose for a moment you could design your ideal worship space, what would it look like? (SPACE7)
TOTAL%
1) Lots of natural light65989.1
2) Uncertain598.0
3) Little natural light223.0
Missing27 
TOTAL740100.0
94) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVICE1)
TOTAL%
1) Ordered54774.7
2) Uncertain10514.3
3) Spontaneous8010.9
Missing35 
TOTAL732100.0
95) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVICE2)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional46664.2
2) Uncertain13919.1
3) Contemporary12116.7
Missing41 
TOTAL726100.0
96) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVICE3)
TOTAL%
1) One style8811.9
2) Uncertain9512.9
3) Blend of styles55475.2
Missing30 
TOTAL737100.0
97) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVICE4)
TOTAL%
1) Exuberant30141.7
2) Uncertain22531.2
3) Reserved19627.1
Missing45 
TOTAL722100.0
98) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVICE5)
TOTAL%
1) Follows lectionary closely17724.1
2) Uncertain24633.6
3) Expository preaching through books of the Bible31042.3
Missing34 
TOTAL733100.0
99) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVICE6)
TOTAL%
1) Almost always includes the Lord's Supper16121.7
2) Uncertain10814.5
3) Only occasionally includes the Lord's Supper47463.8
Missing24 
TOTAL743100.0
100) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVICE7)
TOTAL%
1) Includes invitation to Christian commitment38452.4
2) Uncertain13318.1
3) Does not include invitation21629.5
Missing34 
TOTAL733100.0
101) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVICE8)
TOTAL%
1) Takes place on Sunday69392.9
2) Uncertain415.5
3) Takes place on another day of the week121.6
Missing21 
TOTAL746100.0
102) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVICE9)
TOTAL%
1) Lasts for a set period of time51469.5
2) Uncertain476.4
3) Varies in length due to content17924.2
Missing27 
TOTAL740100.0
103) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVIC10)
TOTAL%
1) Lasts for an hour or less46262.8
2) Uncertain14319.4
3) Lasts for more than an hour13117.8
Missing31 
TOTAL736100.0
104) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVIC11)
TOTAL%
1) Opportunity for prayer concerns47564.5
2) Uncertain10013.6
3) No opportunity for prayer concerns16222.0
Missing30 
TOTAL737100.0
105) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVIC12)
TOTAL%
1) Includes a children's sermon61983.0
2) Uncertain618.2
3) Does not include children's sermon668.8
Missing21 
TOTAL746100.0
106) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVIC13)
TOTAL%
1) Expressive43560.2
2) Uncertain19126.4
3) Rationalistic9713.4
Missing44 
TOTAL723100.0
107) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVIC14)
TOTAL%
1) Usually has drama or dance638.6
2) Uncertain18024.7
3) Usually does not have drama or dance48766.7
Missing37 
TOTAL730100.0
108) Suppose for a moment that you could design your ideal worship service. What would it include? (SERVIC15)
TOTAL%
1) Often uses multimedia technology14119.5
2) Uncertain20828.7
3) Rarely uses multimedia tech37551.8
Missing43 
TOTAL724100.0
109) While all worship services will include some of the following aspects, which is normally most important to you? (SRVIMPT)
TOTAL%
1) Mystery and awe in the presence of God415.6
2) Clear and relevant preaching of God's Word40655.5
3) Feeling moved by the power of God's Spirit18925.8
4) Being moved to care and action for others9212.6
5) None of the above40.5
Missing35 
TOTAL732100.0
110) In the last year, have you been involved in any way in planning one or more of your congregation's worship services? (INVLVD1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26135.0
2) No48465.0
Missing22 
TOTAL745100.0
111) In the last year, have you been involved in any way in leading one or more of your congregation's worship services? (INVLVD2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21229.2
2) No51370.8
Missing42 
TOTAL725100.0
112) Would you like to see more elders, deacons, or other members leading worship? (OTHRLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely16521.7
2) Yes, probably20627.1
3) No, probably not28637.6
4) No, definitely not496.4
5) Not sure557.2
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
113) How familiar are you with The Book of Common Worship? (COMWORSH)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar496.4
2) Generally familiar30640.2
3) Not too familiar30039.4
4) Not at all familiar10613.9
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
114) How familiar are you with "The Directory of Worship" of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (DIRWORSH)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar222.9
2) Generally familiar14619.3
3) Not too familiar29438.8
4) Not at all familiar29639.1
Missing9 
TOTAL758100.0
115) [ASK ONLY IF DIRWORSH=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," OR 3 "NOT TOO FAMILIAR"]Is "The Directory of Worship" studied as part of the elder and deacon training in your congregation? (DIRSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, elder training12224.5
2) Yes, deacon training81.6
3) No22745.7
4) Not sure14028.2
Missing270 
TOTAL497100.0
116) In the last year, has worship in your congregation ever included an element or feature that seemed to you to be more for entertainment than for the worship of God? (ENTRTAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11816.3
2) No60583.7
Missing44 
TOTAL723100.0
117) [ASK ONLY IF ENTRTAIN=1 "YES"] [In the last year, has worship in your congregation ever included an element or feature that seemed to you to be more for entertainment than for the worship of God?] Describe briefly: (ENTDESC)
TOTAL%
1) Style of sermon43.6
2) Content of sermon119.9
3) Musical presentation3632.4
4) Skit/drama2522.5
5) Content that is inappropriate87.2
6) Youth Sunday/children's sermons76.3
7) Dancing/clapping65.4
9) All other1412.6
Missing656 
TOTAL111100.0
118) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? Ash Wednesday. (SPECAL1)
TOTAL%
1) No15625.7
2) Yes45074.3
Missing161 
TOTAL606100.0
119) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL1=1 "YES"]Did you attend Ash Wednesday? (ATTEND1)
TOTAL%
1) No20344.0
2) Yes25856.0
Missing306 
TOTAL461100.0
120) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? Epiphany. (SPECAL2)
TOTAL%
1) No32263.6
2) Yes18436.4
Missing261 
TOTAL506100.0
121) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL2=1 "YES"]Did you attend Epiphany? (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
1) No13043.5
2) Yes16956.5
Missing468 
TOTAL299100.0
122) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? Maundy Thursday. (SPECAL3)
TOTAL%
1) No689.6
2) Yes64090.4
Missing59 
TOTAL708100.0
123) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL3=1 "YES"]Did you attend Maundy Thursday? (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
1) No21533.2
2) Yes43266.8
Missing120 
TOTAL647100.0
124) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? Good Friday. (SPECAL4)
TOTAL%
1) No16627.2
2) Yes44572.8
Missing156 
TOTAL611100.0
125) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL4=1 "YES"]Did you attend Good Friday? (ATTEND4)
TOTAL%
1) No23748.9
2) Yes24851.1
Missing282 
TOTAL485100.0
126) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? Easter Vigil. (SPECAL5)
TOTAL%
1) No37167.0
2) Yes18333.0
Missing213 
TOTAL554100.0
127) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL5=1 "YES"]Did you attend Easter Vigil? (ATTEND5)
TOTAL%
1) No15256.3
2) Yes11843.7
Missing497 
TOTAL270100.0
128) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? Easter Sunrise. (SPECAL6)
TOTAL%
1) No26442.9
2) Yes35157.1
Missing152 
TOTAL615100.0
129) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL6=1 "YES"]Did you attend Easter Sunrise? (ATTEND6)
TOTAL%
1) No25462.3
2) Yes15437.7
Missing359 
TOTAL408100.0
130) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? Advent. (SPECAL7)
TOTAL%
1) No11818.6
2) Yes51881.4
Missing131 
TOTAL636100.0
131) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL7=1 "YES"]Did you attend Advent? (ATTEND7)
TOTAL%
1) No9517.4
2) Yes45082.6
Missing222 
TOTAL545100.0
132) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? Mid-week service(s). (SPECAL8)
TOTAL%
1) No31253.9
2) Yes26746.1
Missing188 
TOTAL579100.0
133) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL8=1 "YES"]Did you attend Mid-week service(s)? (ATTEND8)
TOTAL%
1) No17750.7
2) Yes17249.3
Missing418 
TOTAL349100.0
134) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? Ascension Day. (SPECAL9)
TOTAL%
1) No42977.2
2) Yes12722.8
Missing211 
TOTAL556100.0
135) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL9=1 "YES"]Did you attend Ascension Day? (ATTEND9)
TOTAL%
1) No16363.7
2) Yes9336.3
Missing511 
TOTAL256100.0
136) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? Healing services. (SPECAL10)
TOTAL%
1) No34072.0
2) Yes13228.0
Missing295 
TOTAL472100.0
137) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL10=1 "YES"]Did you attend healing services? (ATTEND10)
TOTAL%
1) No17673.6
2) Yes6326.4
Missing528 
TOTAL239100.0
138) Do you recall any special or seasonal services in your congregation during the past year of the sort listed below? (SPECAL11)
TOTAL%
1) Prayer service1213.5
2) Off-site service89.0
3) Service as part of another church event55.6
4) Service as a part of a national event1112.4
5) Pentecost66.7
9) All Other4752.8
Missing678 
TOTAL89100.0
139) [ASK ONLY IF SPECAL11=1 "YES"]Did you attend other (please specify)? (ATTEND11)
TOTAL%
1) No1933.3
2) Yes3866.7
Missing710 
TOTAL57100.0
140) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders767100.0
TOTAL767100.0
141) Survey format (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper copy72694.7
2) From the web415.3
TOTAL767100.0
142) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? __ year(s) (YRSMMEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL75622.49124
143) How far do you live from your congregation? __ mile(s) (HOWFAR)
TOTAL%
0) 121.6
1) 16822.6
2) 11715.7
3) 10514.1
4) 587.8
5) 8511.4
6) 456.0
7) 273.6
8) 293.9
9) 60.8
10) 324.3
11) 10.1
12) 141.9
13) 30.4
14) 10.1
15) 141.9
16) 10.1
17) 30.4
18) 20.3
20) 91.2
22) 20.3
25) 30.4
28) 10.1
30) 30.4
40) 10.1
45) 10.1
500) 10.1
998) 10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL745100.0
144) What is the approximate membership of the congregations(s) you attend? If you don't know, leave the line blank and check here. (NOMEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL726977.9791677
145) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74598.8
2) No91.2
Missing13 
TOTAL754100.0
146) [IF YES TO EVERELDR] Are you serving now on session? (NOWELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44659.9
2) No29840.1
Missing23 
TOTAL744100.0
147) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30540.7
2) No44459.3
Missing18 
TOTAL749100.0
148) [IF YES TO EVERDCON] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (NOWDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102.4
2) No40597.6
Missing352 
TOTAL415100.0
149) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCOMCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44558.6
1) Checked31541.4
Missing7 
TOTAL760100.0
150) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCOMME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35146.1
1) Checked41053.9
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
151) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSGAMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68590.0
1) Checked7610.0
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
152) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (POSYGOFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62782.4
1) Checked13417.6
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
153) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSYGMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51567.7
1) Checked24632.3
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
154) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Organist or choir director (POSCHDIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74798.2
1) Checked141.8
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
155) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of choir (POSCHMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58076.2
1) Checked18123.8
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
156) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Church school teacher/leader (POSTCHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51567.7
1) Checked24632.3
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
157) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Other (specify) (POSOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71493.8
1) Checked476.2
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
158) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (Check the appropriate box) (FREQATTD)
TOTAL%
2) Less than once a year20.3
3) Once or twice a year10.1
4) Several times a year50.7
5) Once a month60.8
6) 2-3 times a month749.8
7) Nearly every week44458.9
8) Every week22229.4
Missing13 
TOTAL754100.0
159) In the last year, have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? (EVERMISA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71298.3
2) No121.7
Missing43 
TOTAL724100.0
160) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] Approximately how many Sundays have you missed attending worship over the last year (52 weeks)? Estimate the number of Sundays you were absent from worship in the last year on the line. (EVERMISB)
TOTAL%
0) None30.4
1) 152.0
2) 547.3
3) 668.9
4) 12016.2
5) 739.9
6) 8511.5
7) 223.0
8) 729.7
9) 101.4
10) 9012.2
11) 40.5
12) 334.5
13) 30.4
14) 50.7
15) 304.1
16) 50.7
17) 10.1
18) 70.9
19) 10.1
20) 162.2
21) 10.1
24) 20.3
25) 50.7
26) 10.1
28) 20.3
30) 40.5
35) 10.1
36) 10.1
40) 30.4
42) 10.1
50) 20.3
99) Don't Know10.1
Missing28 
TOTAL739100.0
161) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - My job/business required me to be at work on Sunday. (EMJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65886.5
1) Checked10313.5
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
162) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I was traveling on business and didn't get home in time. (EMRAVEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63683.6
1) Checked12516.4
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
163) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I was ill. (EMILL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45960.3
1) Checked30239.7
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
164) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I had family responsibilities (e.g., caring for an ill or disabled child or parent). (EMFAMLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57275.2
1) Checked18924.8
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
165) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I was away on vacation. (EMVACATN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13117.2
1) Checked63082.8
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
166) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I needed the time to catch up on other responsibilities. (EMCTCHHU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66086.7
1) Checked10113.3
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
167) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I just didn't feel like going. (EMFEEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69491.2
1) Checked678.8
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
168) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - The weather was bad. (EMWEATHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70592.6
1) Checked567.4
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
169) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I overslept. (EMSLEPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74597.9
1) Checked162.1
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
170) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I had guests from out of town. (EMGUEST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59678.3
1) Checked16521.7
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
171) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I decided to do something else that day. (EMELSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67688.8
1) Checked8511.2
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
172) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I wasn't interested in the theme of the service. (EMTHEME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75699.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
173) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I didn't want to hear a particular preacher/speaker. (EMPRECHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72995.8
1) Checked324.2
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
174) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - Conflict in the congregation (EMCNFLCT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74798.2
1) Checked141.8
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
175) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - Other (volunteered response) (EMOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) All other2367.6
2) Worked at another church12.9
3) Visited another church (out of town)411.8
4) Seasonal migrant12.9
5) Visited another church514.7
Missing733 
TOTAL34100.0
176) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you...Attended programs or events at your church (besides worship; if you attended Sunday church school, include those hours here)? (HRSEVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours658.7
2) 1-2 Hours9212.3
3) 3-5 Hours22830.4
4) 6-10 Hours20627.5
5) 11-20 Hours10714.3
6) More than 20 Hours526.9
Missing17 
TOTAL750100.0
177) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you...Given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event? (HRSVOLCH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours709.3
2) 1-2 Hours15019.9
3) 3-5 Hours21628.7
4) 6-10 Hours15720.9
5) 11-20 Hours8911.8
6) More than 20 Hours709.3
Missing15 
TOTAL752100.0
178) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you...Participated in religious events, programs, or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organization which took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (HRSOTHCH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours36349.1
2) 1-2 Hours14519.6
3) 3-5 Hours12516.9
4) 6-10 Hours567.6
5) 11-20 Hours202.7
6) More than 20 Hours304.1
Missing28 
TOTAL739100.0
179) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you...Given volunteer time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (e.g., through volunteer or committee work)? (HRSVOLOT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours26535.7
2) 1-2 Hours18424.8
3) 3-5 Hours13317.9
4) 6-10 Hours8711.7
5) 11-20 Hours324.3
6) More than 20 Hours425.7
Missing24 
TOTAL743100.0
180) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BELCHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61182.0
2) No13418.0
Missing22 
TOTAL745100.0
181) [IF YES TO BELCRCH] What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (Check only one box) (WHACHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist406.5
2) Disciples of Christ152.4
3) Episcopal223.6
4) Lutheran254.1
5) Methodist9315.1
6) Presbyterian28846.8
7) Other Presbyterian101.6
8) Reformed142.3
9) Roman Catholic223.6
10) UCC355.7
11) Non-denominational193.1
12) Other325.2
Missing152 
TOTAL615100.0
182) 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) Baptist678.9
2) Disciples of Christ192.5
3) Episcopal304.0
4) Lutheran364.8
5) Methodist11315.0
6) Presbyterian30941.1
7) Other Presbyterian131.7
8) Reformed131.7
9) Roman Catholic374.9
10) UCC374.9
11) Non-denominational202.7
12) None202.7
13) Other374.9
Missing16 
TOTAL751100.0
183) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL74325.70415
184) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active28437.6
2) Generally active15420.4
3) Somewhat active10313.6
4) Not very active9011.9
5) Not active at all11715.5
6) Don't know81.1
Missing11 
TOTAL756100.0
185) Do any of your relatives serve as pastors, Christian educators, or mission workers, or in other full-time ministry for a Presbyterian or other church? (RELPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13217.7
2) No61482.3
Missing21 
TOTAL746100.0
186) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST#)
TOTAL%
0) 4327.6
1) 7648.7
2) 2616.7
3) 63.8
4) 21.3
5) 21.3
6) 10.6
Missing611 
TOTAL156100.0
187) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75799.6
1) Checked30.4
Missing7 
TOTAL760100.0
188) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75899.6
1) Checked30.4
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
189) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked761100.0
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
190) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76099.9
1) Checked10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
191) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74497.8
1) Checked172.2
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
192) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75198.7
1) Checked101.3
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
193) [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 checked74597.9
1) Checked162.1
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
194) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
0) All other22.0
1) Grandchild33.0
2) Distant ancestor11.0
3) Uncle/Aunt1010.0
4) Niece or nephew2121.0
5) Cousin3838.0
8) Spouse77.0
9) In-law1818.0
Missing667 
TOTAL100100.0
195) 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) Yes16021.8
2) No57478.2
Missing33 
TOTAL734100.0
196) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH#)
TOTAL%
0) 3923.2
1) 7041.7
2) 3420.2
3) 106.0
4) 63.6
5) 21.2
6) 31.8
7) 31.8
8) 10.6
Missing599 
TOTAL168100.0
197) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73596.6
1) Checked263.4
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
198) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73997.1
1) Checked222.9
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
199) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72294.9
1) Checked395.1
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
200) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74898.4
1) Checked121.6
Missing7 
TOTAL760100.0
201) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply - My son (SONCHURC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked761100.0
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
202) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked761100.0
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
203) [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 checked74497.8
1) Checked172.2
Missing6 
TOTAL761100.0
204) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other21.9
1) Grandchild32.8
2) Distant ancestor2927.1
3) Uncle/Aunt3532.7
4) Niece or nephew10.9
5) Cousin1514.0
8) Spouse65.6
9) In-law1615.0
Missing660 
TOTAL107100.0
205) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative344.5
2) Conservative25533.9
3) Moderate33344.3
4) Liberal11114.8
5) Very Liberal192.5
Missing15 
TOTAL752100.0
206) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as a personal savior? (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51969.2
2) No23130.8
Missing17 
TOTAL750100.0
207) Would you say you have had a conversion experience--that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (CNVRSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34646.6
2) No39753.4
Missing24 
TOTAL743100.0
208) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72598.6
2) No101.4
Missing32 
TOTAL735100.0
209) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it40155.2
2) Almost all of it11616.0
3) Most of it14019.3
4) Some of it456.2
5) Only a very small amount30.4
6) Not sure212.9
Missing41 
TOTAL726100.0
210) 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 world537.2
2) Is a true account of how God created the world41155.5
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created27737.4
Missing26 
TOTAL741100.0
211) 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.18326.0
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history.37052.5
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters.15221.6
Missing62 
TOTAL705100.0
212) 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 agree506.8
2) Agree14119.1
3) Not sure9012.2
4) Disagree33044.6
5) Strongly disagree12917.4
Missing27 
TOTAL740100.0
213) 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 agree293.9
2) Agree18825.5
3) Not sure12817.4
4) Disagree22730.8
5) Strongly disagree16422.3
Missing31 
TOTAL736100.0
214) 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 agree50067.8
2) Agree18124.5
3) Not sure466.2
4) Disagree81.1
5) Strongly disagree30.4
Missing29 
TOTAL738100.0
215) 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 agree35949.0
2) Agree18625.4
3) Not sure9913.5
4) Disagree719.7
5) Strongly disagree172.3
Missing35 
TOTAL732100.0
216) 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 agree19326.2
2) Agree12817.4
3) Not sure17724.0
4) Disagree16522.4
5) Strongly disagree739.9
Missing31 
TOTAL736100.0
217) 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 agree31943.2
2) Agree37350.5
3) Not sure283.8
4) Disagree162.2
5) Strongly disagree30.4
Missing28 
TOTAL739100.0
218) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28839.2
2) Agree23031.3
3) Not sure12617.1
4) Disagree669.0
5) Strongly disagree253.4
Missing32 
TOTAL735100.0
219) 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 agree36348.8
2) Agree24933.5
3) Not sure10414.0
4) Disagree192.6
5) Strongly disagree91.2
Missing23 
TOTAL744100.0
220) 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 daily14920.0
2) Several times a week12717.0
3) Weekly11715.7
4) Several times a month11215.0
5) Once a month486.4
6) Several times a year13618.2
7) Once a year or less445.9
8) Never131.7
Missing21 
TOTAL746100.0
221) 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 daily172.3
2) Several times a week354.8
3) Weekly17724.0
4) Several times a month8511.5
5) Once a month547.3
6) Several times a year12517.0
7) Once a year or less9412.8
8) Never14920.2
Missing31 
TOTAL736100.0
222) 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 daily30.4
2) Several times a week91.2
3) Weekly19527.0
4) Several times a month506.9
5) Once a month699.5
6) Several times a year11716.2
7) Once a year or less12016.6
8) Never16022.1
Missing44 
TOTAL723100.0
223) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily50667.9
2) Several times a week13117.6
3) Weekly354.7
4) Several times a month425.6
5) Once a month50.7
6) Several times a year233.1
7) Once a year or less20.3
8) Never10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL745100.0
224) 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 daily17423.6
2) Several times a week11715.9
3) Weekly14820.1
4) Several times a month8511.5
5) Once a month354.7
6) Several times a year8611.7
7) Once a year or less314.2
8) Never628.4
Missing29 
TOTAL738100.0
225) 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 daily71.0
2) Several times a week81.1
3) Weekly8311.4
4) Several times a month283.8
5) Once a month415.6
6) Several times a year10614.6
7) Once a year or less12617.3
8) Never32945.2
Missing39 
TOTAL728100.0
226) Do you believe that Jesus will return to Earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53774.4
2) No446.1
3) Not sure14119.5
Missing45 
TOTAL722100.0
227) [IF YES TO JES_RTRN] Do you think that Jesus' 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 2000101.6
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year37961.9
3) Less likely in 2000152.5
4) No Opinion20834.0
Missing155 
TOTAL612100.0
228) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22430.1
2) No52069.9
Missing23 
TOTAL744100.0
229) [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) Yes9925.2
2) No29474.8
Missing374 
TOTAL393100.0
230) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home75.5
2) Spend time with family3829.7
3) Party/celebrate3527.3
4) Work75.5
5) Attend church2519.5
6) Vacation/travel10.8
7) Not sure-no plans yet53.9
9) Other107.8
Missing639 
TOTAL128100.0
231) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home125.0
3) Party/celebrate375.0
Missing763 
TOTAL4100.0
232) 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, definitely648.5
2) Yes, probably9012.0
3) No, probably not16822.4
4) No, definitely not324.3
5) Don't know39652.8
Missing17 
TOTAL750100.0
233) 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 major20.3
2) Major182.4
3) Minor30640.9
4) Very minor30540.7
5) None at all668.8
6) No opinion526.9
Missing18 
TOTAL749100.0
234) 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) Major50.7
3) Minor26835.8
4) Very minor31542.1
5) None at all11114.8
6) No opinion496.5
Missing18 
TOTAL749100.0
235) 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) Major30.4
3) Minor12016.0
4) Very minor26435.2
5) None at all31241.7
6) No opinion496.5
Missing18 
TOTAL749100.0
236) 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%
2) Major20.3
3) Minor15420.5
4) Very minor30040.0
5) None at all25033.3
6) No opinion445.9
Missing17 
TOTAL750100.0
237) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female38651.0
2) Male37149.0
Missing10 
TOTAL757100.0
238) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL75558.33612
239) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm8010.7
2) On a farm415.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)21428.5
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)11014.6
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city678.9
6) In a large city (over 250,000)9312.4
7) In a suburb near a large city14619.4
Missing16 
TOTAL751100.0
240) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married63384.0
2) Not married12116.0
Missing13 
TOTAL754100.0
241) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2419.4
2) Yes, now widowed6149.2
3) Yes, now divorced3225.8
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced75.6
Missing643 
TOTAL124100.0
242) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No50683.4
2) Yes, was widowed132.1
3) Yes, was divorced8614.2
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced20.3
Missing160 
TOTAL607100.0
243) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Never132.1
2) Less than once a year81.3
3) About once or twice a year213.4
4) Several times a year233.7
5) About once a month243.8
6) 2-3 times a month7111.3
7) Nearly every week31750.6
8) Every week14923.8
Missing141 
TOTAL626100.0
244) 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) Baptist7612.2
2) Disciples of Christ121.9
3) Episcopal182.9
4) Lutheran335.3
5) Methodist11318.2
6) Presbyterian Church20032.2
7) Other Presbyterian121.9
8) Reformed20.3
9) Roman Catholic589.3
10) UCC243.9
11) Non-denominational172.7
12) None284.5
13) Other294.7
Missing145 
TOTAL622100.0
245) 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%
1) Baptist10.2
3) Episcopal20.4
5) Methodist81.5
6) Presbyterian Church49590.7
7) Other Presbyterian50.9
9) Roman Catholic101.8
12) None193.5
13) Other61.1
Missing221 
TOTAL546100.0
246) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, first response (YOUREMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time28638.2
2) Employed part-time618.2
3) Self-employed8711.6
4) Unemployed50.7
5) Retired24833.2
6) Homemaker577.6
7) Student10.1
8) Other30.4
Missing19 
TOTAL748100.0
247) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, second response (YOUREMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time47.7
2) Employed part-time11.9
3) Self-employed815.4
5) Retired1528.8
6) Homemaker1936.5
7) Student23.8
8) Other35.8
Missing715 
TOTAL52100.0
248) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time24139.5
2) Employed part-time508.2
3) Self-employed538.7
4) Unemployed71.1
5) Retired17428.5
6) Homemaker7913.0
7) Student30.5
8) Other30.5
Missing157 
TOTAL610100.0
249) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time26.9
2) Employed part-time26.9
3) Self-employed413.8
5) Retired620.7
6) Homemaker827.6
7) Student13.4
8) Other620.7
Missing738 
TOTAL29100.0
250) If you (and your spouse, if married) are employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours per week worked over the last year - Your hours (YOUHRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL48038.98517
251) If you (and your spouse, if married) are employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours per week worked over the last year - Spouse's hours (SPOUHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 348.4
1) 20.5
2) 10.2
4) 20.5
5) 30.7
6) 20.5
8) 41.0
10) 41.0
12) 30.7
15) 102.5
17) 20.5
19) 10.2
20) 143.4
22) 10.2
24) 41.0
25) 102.5
28) 10.2
30) 184.4
32) 30.7
33) 10.2
35) 92.2
37) 10.2
38) 30.7
39) 10.2
40) 10626.1
42) 20.5
44) 30.7
45) 348.4
46) 20.5
47) 10.2
48) 51.2
49) 10.2
50) 4811.8
54) 30.7
55) 153.7
56) 10.2
60) 307.4
65) 41.0
68) 10.2
70) 71.7
75) 10.2
80) 20.5
84) 10.2
90) 10.2
99) Don't know41.0
Missing361 
TOTAL406100.0
252) What is your usual occupation (title/kind of work) and, if married, your spouse's usual occupation (title/kind of work)? - Your Occupation (YOUOCCUP)
TOTAL%
11) Management8615.3
13) Business and financial operations508.9
15) Computer and math183.2
17) Architecture and engineering244.3
19) Life-physical and social science132.3
21) Community and social services162.9
23) Legal213.7
25) Education/training/library9617.1
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media193.4
29) Healthcare and technical346.1
31) Healthcare support71.2
33) Protective service30.5
35) Food Prep10.2
39) Personal care61.1
41) Sales and related occupations559.8
43) Office and administrative support427.5
45) Farming/fishing/forestry101.8
47) Construction61.1
49) Installation/maintenance/repair50.9
51) Production occupations81.4
53) Transportation91.6
55) Military30.5
99) Homemaker295.2
Missing206 
TOTAL561100.0
253) What is your usual occupation (title/kind of work) and, if married, your spouse's usual occupation (title/kind of work)? - Spouse's Occupation (SPOOCCUP)
TOTAL%
11) Management6113.6
13) Business and financial operations255.6
15) Computer and math163.6
17) Architecture and engineering255.6
19) Life-physical and social science30.7
21) Community and social services194.3
23) Legal122.7
25) Education/training/library8218.3
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media92.0
29) Healthcare and technical357.8
31) Healthcare support20.4
33) Protective service30.7
39) Personal care20.4
41) Sales and related occupations449.8
43) Office and administrative support378.3
45) Farming/fishing/forestry30.7
47) Construction40.9
49) Installation/maintenance/repair61.3
51) Production occupations173.8
53) Transportation143.1
55) Military20.4
99) Homemaker265.8
Missing320 
TOTAL447100.0
254) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Your educational level (EDUCYOU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school60.8
4) High school diploma719.4
5) Some college13618.0
6) Graduated from college20527.2
7) Some graduate work10213.5
8) A graduate degree23431.0
Missing13 
TOTAL754100.0
255) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Spouse's educational level (EDUCSPOU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade30.5
3) Some high school132.1
4) High school diploma8413.4
5) Some college10616.9
6) Graduated from college19330.8
7) Some graduate work599.4
8) Graduate degree16826.8
Missing141 
TOTAL626100.0
256) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (NO_KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None709.3
1) 8711.6
2) 30740.9
3) 19425.8
4) 678.9
5) 172.3
6) 81.1
7) 10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL751100.0
257) 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.9512.5
2) Two of us41154.2
3) Three of us11715.4
4) Four of us9112.0
5) Five of us364.7
6) Six of us70.9
8) Not Applicable10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL758100.0
258) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None17380.5
1) 12511.6
2) 2167.4
3) 310.5
Missing552 
TOTAL215100.0
259) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_6-12)
TOTAL%
0) None17164.3
1) 15721.4
2) 23613.5
3) 320.8
Missing501 
TOTAL266100.0
260) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_13-17)
TOTAL%
0) None16057.8
1) 18229.6
2) 23512.6
Missing490 
TOTAL277100.0
261) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_18-24)
TOTAL%
0) None16875.0
1) 14419.6
2) 2104.5
3) 320.9
Missing543 
TOTAL224100.0
262) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25+)
TOTAL%
0) None243.4
1) 17911.3
2) 254978.7
3) 3456.4
4) 410.1
Missing69 
TOTAL698100.0
263) 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) Single adult8912.0
2) Single parent192.6
3) Married, no kids38351.5
4) Married, with kids23431.5
5) Some other arrangement182.4
Missing24 
TOTAL743100.0
264) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house I live in now65986.9
2) A different house, same county648.4
3) In a different county, same state141.8
4) In a different state182.4
5) In a different country30.4
Missing9 
TOTAL758100.0
265) 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
TOTAL75533.18116
266) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat21929.1
2) Independent13818.3
3) Republican38951.7
4) Other60.8
6) Reform10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL753100.0
267) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White72395.5
2) African American233.0
4) Asian111.5
Missing10 
TOTAL757100.0
268) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian1083.3
5) Hispanic216.7
Missing755 
TOTAL12100.0
269) 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%
1) Less than 10,00030.4
2) $10K-14,999152.1
3) $15K-19,999162.2
4) $20K-29,999527.2
5) $30K-39,999638.7
6) $40K-49,999719.8
7) $50K-59,999719.8
8) $60K-69,999669.1
9) $70K-79,999577.9
10) $80K-89,999608.3
11) $90K-99,999375.1
12) $100K-124,9997510.4
13) $125K-149,999425.8
14) $150K or more9413.0
Missing45 
TOTAL722100.0
270) Did you or any other family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGECD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes64685.7
2) No10513.9
3) Don't know30.4
Missing13 
TOTAL754100.0
271) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to 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
TOTAL7213617.435028
272) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to 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
TOTAL5032142.3148328
273) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to 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
TOTAL623361.7481270
274) 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) $019727.2
2) $1-5015321.1
3) $51-1009913.7
4) $101-50012917.8
5) $501-1000405.5
6) $1001-2000385.2
7) $2001+689.4
Missing43 
TOTAL724100.0
275) 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) $0152.1
2) $1-509412.9
3) $51-10010814.9
4) $101-50024633.8
5) $501-100010013.8
6) $1001-2000669.1
7) $2001+9813.5
Missing40 
TOTAL727100.0
276) Total Members 98 (TOTMEM98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL765746.72976
277) Total Members 99 (TOTMEM99)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL765740.729949
278) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female38651.0
2) Male37149.0
Missing10 
TOTAL757100.0
279) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married63384.0
2) Not married12116.0
Missing13 
TOTAL754100.0
280) I-DEM_REP: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat21929.1
2) Independent13818.3
3) Republican38951.7
4) Other60.8
6) Reform10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL753100.0
281) I-HH_INCOM: 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-HH_INCOM)
TOTAL%
0) <20K344.7
1) 20K-49,99918625.8
2) 50K-99,99929140.3
3) 100K+21129.2
Missing45 
TOTAL722100.0
282) I-RACE1: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White72395.5
2) African American233.0
4) Asian111.5
Missing10 
TOTAL757100.0
283) I-AGE: What is your present age? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) Under 40425.6
1) 40-4915620.7
2) 50-6429438.9
3) 65+26334.8
Missing12 
TOTAL755100.0