Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2001 -- Presbyterian Women and Other Topics, Members

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL55140634.236355
2) Estimate the percentage of members in your congregation who are female: (PERCFMLE)
TOTAL%
5) 10.2
20) 10.2
30) 10.2
35) 10.2
40) 20.5
42) 10.2
45) 10.2
50) 4410.9
51) 20.5
52) 41.0
53) 10.2
54) 20.5
55) 5012.4
56) 10.2
58) 30.7
59) 41.0
60) 14034.8
62) 41.0
63) 30.7
65) 7919.7
66) 20.5
68) 61.5
69) 10.2
70) 205.0
75) 164.0
80) 51.2
85) 30.7
90) 41.0
Missing149 
TOTAL402100.0
3) Don't know the percentage of members in your congregation who are female (DKPERFEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42777.5
1) Checked12422.5
TOTAL551100.0
4) Of the total number of women in your congregation, what percentage would you estimate are active in Presbyterian Women (PW), the official organization for women in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (ACTIVEPW)
TOTAL%
0) None3011.0
1) 141.5
2) 251.8
3) 331.1
5) 5165.9
6) 620.7
8) 820.7
9) 920.7
10) 103914.3
15) 15186.6
16) 1610.4
20) 203211.7
23) 2320.7
25) 25248.8
28) 2810.4
29) 2910.4
30) 30269.5
31) 3110.4
32) 3210.4
35) 3582.9
40) 40145.1
45) 4562.2
46) 4610.4
48) 4810.4
50) 50217.7
60) 6010.4
65) 6551.8
70) 7020.7
75) 7520.7
80) 8010.4
90) 9010.4
Missing278 
TOTAL273100.0
5) Don't know the total number of women in your congregation, what percentage would you estimate are active in Presbyterian Women (PW), the official organization for women in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (DKACTVPW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30956.1
1) Checked24243.9
TOTAL551100.0
6) How familiar are you with PW as it exists in your congregation? (FAMPWCNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar11821.7
2) Generally familiar13124.1
3) A little familiar12322.6
4) Not at all familiar12122.2
5) No PW in my congregation519.4
Missing7 
TOTAL544100.0
7) How familiar are you with PW as it exists in your presbytery? (FAMPWPRS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar255.0
2) Generally familiar6913.8
3) A little familiar14428.7
4) Not at all familiar26352.5
Missing50 
TOTAL501100.0
8) How familiar are you with PW as it exists in your synod? (FAMPWSYN)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar81.6
2) Generally familiar357.1
3) A little familiar8417.0
4) Not at all familiar36874.3
Missing56 
TOTAL495100.0
9) How familiar are you with PW as it exists nationally? (FAMPWNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar102.0
2) Generally familiar418.3
3) A little familiar10521.3
4) Not at all familiar33768.4
Missing58 
TOTAL493100.0
10) Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW: The stances taken by PW at the national level are too extreme (TOOEXTRM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree295.9
2) Agree326.5
3) Uncertain38277.8
4) Disagree438.8
5) Strongly disagree51.0
Missing60 
TOTAL491100.0
11) Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW: Women's-only organizations are outdated (OUTDATED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree132.6
2) Agree499.9
3) Uncertain10120.3
4) Disagree26853.9
5) Strongly disagree6613.3
Missing54 
TOTAL497100.0
12) Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW: PW empowers women to take leadership roles elsewhere in the church (EMPWLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree336.7
2) Agree25351.5
3) Uncertain16633.8
4) Disagree367.3
5) Strongly disagree30.6
Missing60 
TOTAL491100.0
13) Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW: PW is mainly an organization for older women (ORGOLDWM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree173.5
2) Agree8016.3
3) Uncertain14830.1
4) Disagree20341.3
5) Strongly disagree438.8
Missing60 
TOTAL491100.0
14) Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW: The national leadership of PW is more liberal than most women in my congregation (MORELIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree316.3
2) Agree7414.9
3) Uncertain34669.9
4) Disagree397.9
5) Strongly disagree51.0
Missing56 
TOTAL495100.0
15) How supportive of Presbyterian Women is (are) your pastor(s)? (PASTSUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Very Supportive15328.7
2) Supportive14928.0
3) Not Supportive152.8
4) Mixed122.3
5) Don't know17132.1
6) No pastor at this time336.2
Missing18 
TOTAL533100.0
16) Does PW collect each of these offerings in your congregation? : Birthday Offering (COLLBDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17433.3
2) No12724.3
3) Don't know22142.3
Missing29 
TOTAL522100.0
17) Does PW collect each of these offerings in your congregation? : Thank Offering (COLLTHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19637.1
2) No10620.1
3) Don't know22642.8
Missing23 
TOTAL528100.0
18) Does PW collect each of these offerings in your congregation? : Least Coin Offering (LSTCOIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16732.0
2) No12624.1
3) Don't know22943.9
Missing29 
TOTAL522100.0
19) Are you aware of the causes supported by each of these offerings? : Birthday Offering (AWREBDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14728.4
2) No37171.6
Missing33 
TOTAL518100.0
20) Are you aware of the causes supported by each of these offerings? : Thank Offering (AWRETHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15329.1
2) No37270.9
Missing26 
TOTAL525100.0
21) Are you aware of the causes supported by each of these offerings? : Least Coin Offering (AWLSTCN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14728.1
2) No37671.9
Missing28 
TOTAL523100.0
22) Have you recently read a copy of Horizons, the official magazine of Presbyterian Women? (READHRZN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I am a subscriber142.6
2) Yes, a household member subscribes40.7
3) Yes, someone gives a copy to me163.0
4) Yes, other source142.6
5) No, but I used to read it488.9
6) No44582.3
Missing10 
TOTAL541100.0
23) Are you familiar with the PW/Horizons Bible Study? (FAMPWBS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've used it9217.0
2) Yes, but I've never used it356.5
3) No41576.6
Missing9 
TOTAL542100.0
24) Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? (WMNCRCLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41779.3
2) No529.9
3) Don't know5710.8
Missing25 
TOTAL526100.0
25) [ASK ONLY IF WMNCRCLS=3 "DON'T KNOW"] Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? : Don't know (DKWMCRCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40473.3
1) Checked14726.7
TOTAL551100.0
26) [ASK ONLY IF WMNCRCLS=1 "YES"] Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? : How many? (NUMWMCRC)
TOTAL%
1) 15016.9
2) 25719.3
3) 35016.9
4) 44314.5
5) 53612.2
6) 6196.4
7) 7124.1
8) 872.4
9) 941.4
10) 1082.7
12) 1251.7
14) 1410.3
18) 1810.3
20) 2010.3
23) 2310.3
999) All/A lot10.3
Missing255 
TOTAL296100.0
27) [ASK ONLY IF WMNCRCLS=1 "YES"] Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? : Do some or all of these women's groups consider themselves part of PW? (PARTOFPW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, all do17939.6
2) Yes, some do7115.7
3) No327.1
4) Don't know17037.6
Missing99 
TOTAL452100.0
28) [ASK ONLY IF PARTOFPW=4 "DON'T KNOW"] Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? : Don't know (DKWMNCRC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31256.6
1) Checked23943.4
TOTAL551100.0
29) [ASK ONLY IF WMNCRCLS=1 "YES"] Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? : How many groups/circles consider themselves part of PW? (NUMPRTPW)
TOTAL%
0) None2111.4
1) 12513.5
2) 23217.3
3) 32211.9
4) 42513.5
5) 52413.0
6) 6105.4
7) 773.8
8) 863.2
9) 921.1
10) 1021.1
12) 1242.2
14) 1410.5
15) 1510.5
18) 1810.5
20) 2010.5
999) All10.5
Missing366 
TOTAL185100.0
30) Are you familiar with any of the following groups? : Presbyterian Women in Leadership (WMNLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47586.2
1) Checked7613.8
TOTAL551100.0
31) Are you familiar with any of the following groups? : Voices of Orthodox Women (VCSORTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53096.2
1) Checked213.8
TOTAL551100.0
32) Are you familiar with any of the following groups? : Voices of Sophia (VCSOPHIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48988.7
1) Checked6211.3
TOTAL551100.0
33) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] Have you participated in a PW group or circle in your congregation in the last two years? (PARTPWGP)
TOTAL%
1) No19256.8
2) Yes14643.2
Missing213 
TOTAL338100.0
34) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Have you participated in a PW group or circle in your congregation in the last two years? Have you been part of PW before? (PARTPWB4)
TOTAL%
1) No12955.4
2) Yes, at another PCUSA congregation219.0
3) Yes, at this congregation8335.6
Missing318 
TOTAL233100.0
35) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : No groups in my congregation (NOGROUPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50491.5
1) Checked478.5
TOTAL551100.0
36) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : It meets at an inconvenient time (BADTIME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50190.9
1) Checked509.1
TOTAL551100.0
37) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Don't like those who do participate (DSLKOTHS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54999.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL551100.0
38) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Too busy in other things (TOOBUSY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45883.1
1) Checked9316.9
TOTAL551100.0
39) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Not interested in mission work (NOINTMW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54799.3
1) Checked40.7
TOTAL551100.0
40) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Not interested in the fellowship (NOINTFSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54198.2
1) Checked101.8
TOTAL551100.0
41) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Not interested in the Bible study (NOINTBS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55099.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL551100.0
42) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Other (specify) (OTHER1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50691.8
1) Checked458.2
TOTAL551100.0
43) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Other (specify) (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
1) Session voted against group2100.0
Missing549 
TOTAL2100.0
44) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] For your group/circle estimate the number of women (ESTNUMWN)
TOTAL%
4) 21.3
5) 31.9
6) 53.2
8) 138.3
9) 31.9
10) 138.3
11) 21.3
12) 1811.5
13) 53.2
14) 10.6
15) 2516.0
16) 31.9
17) 10.6
18) 63.8
20) 1710.9
22) 10.6
24) 42.6
25) 85.1
26) 10.6
27) 21.3
30) 53.2
35) 31.9
37) 10.6
40) 63.8
50) 21.3
55) 10.6
60) 10.6
65) 10.6
70) 21.3
150) 10.6
Missing395 
TOTAL156100.0
45) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] For your group/circle estimate their average age (ESTAVAGE)
TOTAL%
2) 10.6
25) 10.6
30) 42.5
33) 10.6
35) 63.8
37) 21.3
38) 10.6
40) 31.9
42) 10.6
45) 74.4
47) 31.9
48) 10.6
50) 2012.6
54) 10.6
55) 95.7
57) 10.6
58) 42.5
60) 3220.1
62) 10.6
63) 10.6
64) 10.6
65) 159.4
67) 21.3
68) 63.8
69) 10.6
70) 2314.5
72) 21.3
75) 53.1
78) 31.9
79) 10.6
Missing392 
TOTAL159100.0
46) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] For your group/circle estimate their average education (ESTAVGED)
TOTAL%
1) High School159.3
2) Some college9961.5
3) College graduates4729.2
Missing390 
TOTAL161100.0
47) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Have you ever been an officer or other leader in this PW group/circle? (EVLEDPW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9446.1
2) No11053.9
Missing347 
TOTAL204100.0
48) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] How often does the group/circle meet? (OFTENMT)
TOTAL%
1) Weekly137.5
2) Twice a month84.6
3) Monthly13778.7
4) Less than monthly169.2
Missing377 
TOTAL174100.0
49) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] When do the meetings take place? (WHENMEET)
TOTAL%
1) Weekday evenings5633.1
2) Weekday afternoons/mornings10059.2
3) Weekends137.7
Missing382 
TOTAL169100.0
50) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] How often do you attend meetings? (OFTATTND)
TOTAL%
1) Always/Almost Always7943.2
2) Usually3519.1
3) Rarely3820.8
4) Never3116.9
Missing368 
TOTAL183100.0
51) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? : Social time (TAKEPLC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40974.2
1) Checked14225.8
TOTAL551100.0
52) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? : Speaker (TAKEPLC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50391.3
1) Checked488.7
TOTAL551100.0
53) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? : Bible study (TAKEPLC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41775.7
1) Checked13424.3
TOTAL551100.0
54) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? : Mission activity (TAKEPLC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46985.1
1) Checked8214.9
TOTAL551100.0
55) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? : Group discussion (TAKEPLC5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43278.4
1) Checked11921.6
TOTAL551100.0
56) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? : Service to congregation (TAKEPLC6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47886.8
1) Checked7313.2
TOTAL551100.0
57) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? : I like the fellowship (RSNPART1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42777.5
1) Checked12422.5
TOTAL551100.0
58) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? : I like the Bible study (RSNPART2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45482.4
1) Checked9717.6
TOTAL551100.0
59) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? : I like the opportunity for service (RSNPART3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49589.8
1) Checked5610.2
TOTAL551100.0
60) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? : Friends participate (RSNPART4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51994.2
1) Checked325.8
TOTAL551100.0
61) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? : It's expected of me (RSNPART5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53897.6
1) Checked132.4
TOTAL551100.0
62) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? : Out of habit, mostly (RSNPART6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54398.5
1) Checked81.5
TOTAL551100.0
63) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Does your group/circle use the PW Manual? (GRPUSE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3021.7
2) No3928.3
3) Don't know6950.0
Missing413 
TOTAL138100.0
64) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Does your group/circle use the PW Leadership Training Packet? (GRPUSE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1813.4
2) No4029.9
3) Don't know7656.7
Missing417 
TOTAL134100.0
65) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Does your group/circle use the PW/Horizons Bible Study? (GRPUSE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7948.8
2) No4024.7
3) Don't know4326.5
Missing389 
TOTAL162100.0
66) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] If your group/circle doesn't use the PW/Horizons Bible Study, why not? (WHYNOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Don't like it22.3
2) Prefer another Bible study1315.1
3) Don't have Bible study at meetings1011.6
4) Don't know5462.8
5) Other78.1
Missing465 
TOTAL86100.0
67) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Is your group circle doing anything to attract: New members, generally? (ATTRACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8755.4
2) No3421.7
3) Don't know3622.9
Missing394 
TOTAL157100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Is your group/circle doing anything to attract: Younger women? (ATTRACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5741.6
2) No3727.0
3) Don't know4331.4
Missing414 
TOTAL137100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Which statement best describes participation in PW of your close friends in your congregation? (DESCFRND)
TOTAL%
1) All of my close friends at church are in PW3119.4
2) Some close friends at church are in PW9760.6
3) No close friends at church are in PW74.4
4) Don't know if any close friends are in PW116.9
5) Don't have any close friends in my church148.8
Missing391 
TOTAL160100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] How long have you been part of PW (include past participation if no longer active)? (YRSPRTPW)
TOTAL%
0) None4621.4
1) 183.7
2) 2104.7
3) 3115.1
4) 483.7
5) 573.3
6) 673.3
7) 731.4
8) 831.4
10) 10177.9
11) 1120.9
12) 1252.3
14) 1410.5
15) 15104.7
16) 1610.5
17) 1720.9
18) 1831.4
20) 20125.6
23) 2310.5
25) 25136.0
28) 2810.5
30) 30115.1
31) 3110.5
35) 3552.3
36) 3610.5
37) 3710.5
40) 40136.0
42) 4210.5
43) 4320.9
45) 4531.4
50) 5062.8
Missing336 
TOTAL215100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] In the last two years, have you attended any of the following? : Presbytery-wide PW gathering (ATTEND1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50892.2
1) Checked437.8
TOTAL551100.0
72) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] In the last two years, have you attended any of the following? : Synod-wide PW gathering (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54799.3
1) Checked40.7
TOTAL551100.0
73) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] In the last two years, have you attended any of the following? : National PW gathering ("triennium") (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54298.4
1) Checked91.6
TOTAL551100.0
74) In the last two years, has PW in your congregation tried to establish a new goup/circle at a time more convenient for employed women? (NEWGRP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6923.4
2) No9532.2
3) Don't know13144.4
Missing256 
TOTAL295100.0
75) In the last two years, has PW in your congregation tried to establish a new group/circle aimed at younger women? (NEWGRP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6021.1
2) No8931.2
3) Don't know13647.7
Missing266 
TOTAL285100.0
76) Which statement best describes your acquaintance with the PW Enabler in your presbytery over the last two years? (DESCAQNT)
TOTAL%
1) I don't know her at all22175.4
2) I know of her but we haven't met175.8
3) I have met her once or twice217.2
4) I have had several contacts with her3411.6
Missing258 
TOTAL293100.0
77) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - PW is a positive feature of my congregation. (PWOWN1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10424.1
2) Agree19545.1
3) Uncertain10925.2
4) Disagree153.5
5) Strongly disagree92.1
Missing119 
TOTAL432100.0
78) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - Younger women sometimes feel excluded from PW here. (PWOWN2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree92.1
2) Agree5813.6
3) Uncertain21350.1
4) Disagree12128.5
5) Strongly disagree245.6
Missing126 
TOTAL425100.0
79) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - PW operates independently from the rest of the congregation. (PWOWN3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree61.4
2) Agree8620.5
3) Uncertain15837.7
4) Disagree15537.0
5) Strongly disagree143.3
Missing132 
TOTAL419100.0
80) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - PW is a vital part of the overall ministry of our congregation. (PWOWN4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6816.2
2) Agree17641.8
3) Uncertain13030.9
4) Disagree327.6
5) Strongly disagree153.6
Missing130 
TOTAL421100.0
81) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - The overall health of the congregation would improve if PW were to disappear tomorrow. (PWOWN5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30.7
2) Agree81.9
3) Uncertain11026.3
4) Disagree16740.0
5) Strongly disagree13031.1
Missing133 
TOTAL418100.0
82) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - PW is a good training ground for leaders in our congregation. (PWOWN6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree409.6
2) Agree18043.3
3) Uncertain17141.1
4) Disagree174.1
5) Strongly disagree81.9
Missing135 
TOTAL416100.0
83) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - Women in PW in our congregation aren't much interested in PW at the presbytery, synod, or GA level. (PWOWN7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree133.1
2) Agree7517.7
3) Uncertain24457.5
4) Disagree7718.2
5) Strongly disagree153.5
Missing127 
TOTAL424100.0
84) In your opinion, should a woman be permitted to abort a fetus that has reached a state of viability, that is, could live (with medical help) outside the womb? (OPNABORT)
TOTAL%
1) No, under no circumstances11723.2
2) Yes, for any reason316.1
3) Yes, under certain circumstances35770.7
Missing46 
TOTAL505100.0
85) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If it is necessary to save the mother's life. (CRCMST1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17231.2
1) Checked37968.8
TOTAL551100.0
86) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If it is necessary to protect the mother's physical health. (CRCMST2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31356.8
1) Checked23843.2
TOTAL551100.0
87) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If it is necessary to protect the mother's mental health. (CRCMST3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39471.5
1) Checked15728.5
TOTAL551100.0
88) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If it is necessary to preserve the mother's ability to have another child. (CRCMST4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43979.7
1) Checked11220.3
TOTAL551100.0
89) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If the child would have severe defects. (CRCMST5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33560.8
1) Checked21639.2
TOTAL551100.0
90) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If the pregnancy is the result of rape. (CRCMST6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27049.0
1) Checked28151.0
TOTAL551100.0
91) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If the pregnancy is the result of incest. (CRCMST7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27149.2
1) Checked28050.8
TOTAL551100.0
92) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If the woman cannot afford to raise the child. (CRCMST8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52394.9
1) Checked285.1
TOTAL551100.0
93) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If the woman is unmarried and she and the father do not want to marry. (CRCMST9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52795.6
1) Checked244.4
TOTAL551100.0
94) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If the woman's physician advises her to abort. (CRCMST10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36365.9
1) Checked18834.1
TOTAL551100.0
95) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If the woman, after prayer and consultation with her pastor or spiritual advisor, decides to abort. (CRCMST11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42877.7
1) Checked12322.3
TOTAL551100.0
96) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If the woman chooses to abort for any reason. (CRCMST12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51894.0
1) Checked336.0
TOTAL551100.0
97) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: Other (specify) (CRCMST13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54098.0
1) Checked112.0
TOTAL551100.0
98) Have you attended or visited an annual General Assembly meeting in the last five years? (ATDGA5YR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes336.3
2) No49593.8
Missing23 
TOTAL528100.0
99) How often do you access the Internet? (OFTINTAC)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often17533.5
2) Few times a week12824.5
3) Once a week326.1
4) Less than weekly499.4
5) Never13826.4
Missing29 
TOTAL522100.0
100) How often do you send/receive e-mail? (OFTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often18037.0
2) Few times a week11323.3
3) Once a week204.1
4) Less than weekly428.6
5) Never13127.0
Missing65 
TOTAL486100.0
101) Do you like to receive and send notes by e-mail? (LIKEEML)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always10120.1
2) Yes, most of the time12124.1
3) Yes, some of the time11623.1
4) No, generally not9919.7
5) Don't know6613.1
Missing48 
TOTAL503100.0
102) Do you subscribe to any magazines? (MAGSUBSC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43086.9
2) No6513.1
Missing56 
TOTAL495100.0
103) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : News/current events (MGCTNT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37167.3
1) Checked18032.7
TOTAL551100.0
104) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : General interest (MGCTNT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44981.5
1) Checked10218.5
TOTAL551100.0
105) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Book reviews (MGCTNT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53997.8
1) Checked122.2
TOTAL551100.0
106) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Environment/nature (MGCTNT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51894.0
1) Checked336.0
TOTAL551100.0
107) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Women's issues (MGCTNT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48588.0
1) Checked6612.0
TOTAL551100.0
108) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Men's issues (MGCTNT6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54098.0
1) Checked112.0
TOTAL551100.0
109) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Faith/spirituality (MGCTNT7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48688.2
1) Checked6511.8
TOTAL551100.0
110) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Professional/job (MGCTNT8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49088.9
1) Checked6111.1
TOTAL551100.0
111) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Home (MGCTNT9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44480.6
1) Checked10719.4
TOTAL551100.0
112) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Gardening (MGCTNT10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50291.1
1) Checked498.9
TOTAL551100.0
113) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Fashion (MGCTNT11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53897.6
1) Checked132.4
TOTAL551100.0
114) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Sports (MGCTNT12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51593.5
1) Checked366.5
TOTAL551100.0
115) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Business (MGCTNT13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51693.6
1) Checked356.4
TOTAL551100.0
116) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : The church (MGCTNT14)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52795.6
1) Checked244.4
TOTAL551100.0
117) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Hobbies (MGCTNT15)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51693.6
1) Checked356.4
TOTAL551100.0
118) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Science (MGCTNT16)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52595.3
1) Checked264.7
TOTAL551100.0
119) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Other (MGCTNT17)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48788.4
1) Checked6411.6
TOTAL551100.0
120) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Other (specify) (MGCNTOTH)
TOTAL%
18) Cooking26.1
19) Health618.2
20) Parenting/family824.2
21) Financial/investment26.1
22) Walking/Outdoor activities412.1
23) Travel1030.3
25) Computers/Internet13.0
Missing518 
TOTAL33100.0
121) This year's General Assembly sent to presbyteries for their vote an amendment to the PC(USA) constitution to permit each presbytery to ordain, at its discretion, sexually-active gays and lesbians as ministers. Do you want your presbytery to approve or reject this amendment? (OPNAMEND)
TOTAL%
1) Approve13224.7
2) Reject33262.1
3) Uncertain7113.3
Missing16 
TOTAL535100.0
122) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members551100.0
TOTAL551100.0
123) Survey format (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper copy52094.4
2) From the web315.6
TOTAL551100.0
124) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? __ year(s) (if less than one year, __ months) (YRSMMEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53720.53117
125) How far do you live from your congregation? __ mile(s) (HOWFAR)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile10.2
1) 110619.9
2) 28215.4
3) 36812.7
4) 4407.5
5) 57514.0
6) 6366.7
7) 7173.2
8) 8224.1
9) 950.9
10) 10264.9
11) 1140.7
12) 1291.7
13) 1310.2
14) 1450.9
15) 15152.8
16) 1630.6
20) 2030.6
23) 2310.2
25) 2520.4
30) 3010.2
35) 3510.2
40) 4010.2
42) 4210.2
60) 6010.2
90) 9010.2
175) 17510.2
220) 22010.2
271) 27110.2
455) 45510.2
998) 998 miles or more20.4
999) Don't know10.2
Missing17 
TOTAL534100.0
126) 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
TOTAL4802440.7653646
127) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21240.0
2) No31860.0
Missing21 
TOTAL530100.0
128) [IF YES TO EVERELDR] Are you serving now on session? (NOWELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes134.2
2) No29895.8
Missing240 
TOTAL311100.0
129) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18334.8
2) No34365.2
Missing25 
TOTAL526100.0
130) [IF YES TO EVERDCON] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (NOWDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3412.0
2) No25088.0
Missing267 
TOTAL284100.0
131) 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 checked44081.5
1) Checked10018.5
Missing11 
TOTAL540100.0
132) 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 checked33862.2
1) Checked20537.8
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
133) 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 checked51093.9
1) Checked336.1
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
134) 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 checked46385.3
1) Checked8014.7
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
135) 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 checked38070.0
1) Checked16330.0
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
136) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Organist or choir director (POSCHDIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53398.2
1) Checked101.8
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
137) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of choir (POSCHMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43379.7
1) Checked11020.3
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
138) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Church school teacher/leader (POSTCHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40674.8
1) Checked13725.2
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
139) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Other (specify) (POSOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52095.8
1) Checked234.2
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
140) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (Check the appropriate box) (FREQATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Never50.9
2) Less than once a year30.6
3) Once or twice a year91.7
4) Several times a year244.5
5) Once a month183.3
6) 2-3 times a month10218.9
7) Nearly every week25747.7
8) Every week12122.4
Missing12 
TOTAL539100.0
141) 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) Yes50098.4
2) No81.6
Missing43 
TOTAL508100.0
142) [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) None20.4
1) 161.2
2) 2316.1
3) 3316.1
4) 4377.3
5) 5387.5
6) 65310.5
7) 7153.0
8) 8265.1
9) 981.6
10) 10499.7
11) 1120.4
12) 12377.3
13) 1381.6
14) 1471.4
15) 15346.7
16) 1691.8
18) 1861.2
19) 1930.6
20) 20428.3
21) 2110.2
24) 2430.6
25) 2540.8
26) 2630.6
27) 2710.2
30) 3051.0
34) 3420.4
35) 3520.4
36) 3610.2
38) 3810.2
40) 40112.2
42) 4210.2
44) 4420.4
45) 4530.6
46) 4610.2
47) 4710.2
48) 4830.6
49) 4910.2
50) 5071.4
51) 5110.2
52) 5271.4
Missing46 
TOTAL505100.0
143) [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 checked44882.5
1) Checked9517.5
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
144) [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 checked48990.1
1) Checked549.9
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
145) [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 checked31057.1
1) Checked23342.9
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
146) [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 checked39773.1
1) Checked14626.9
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
147) [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 checked13725.3
1) Checked40574.7
Missing9 
TOTAL542100.0
148) [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 checked42578.3
1) Checked11821.7
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
149) [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 checked46285.1
1) Checked8114.9
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
150) [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 checked48288.8
1) Checked6111.2
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
151) [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 checked50993.7
1) Checked346.3
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
152) [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 checked39973.5
1) Checked14426.5
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
153) [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 checked46685.8
1) Checked7714.2
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
154) [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 checked53197.8
1) Checked122.2
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
155) [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 checked51394.5
1) Checked305.5
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
156) [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 checked53197.8
1) Checked122.2
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
157) [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 other2441.4
2) Worked at another church46.9
3) Visited another church (out of town)610.3
4) Seasonal migrant712.1
5) Visited another church1220.7
7) Tried to go but prevented58.6
Missing493 
TOTAL58100.0
158) 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 Hours13525.3
2) 1-2 Hours9618.0
3) 3-5 Hours14026.2
4) 6-10 Hours9818.4
5) 11-20 Hours387.1
6) More than 20 Hours275.1
Missing17 
TOTAL534100.0
159) 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 Hours17533.0
2) 1-2 Hours11722.0
3) 3-5 Hours11521.7
4) 6-10 Hours6612.4
5) 11-20 Hours315.8
6) More than 20 Hours275.1
Missing20 
TOTAL531100.0
160) 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 Hours31660.8
2) 1-2 Hours11221.5
3) 3-5 Hours5711.0
4) 6-10 Hours203.8
5) 11-20 Hours81.5
6) More than 20 Hours71.3
Missing31 
TOTAL520100.0
161) 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 Hours22743.5
2) 1-2 Hours10920.9
3) 3-5 Hours8516.3
4) 6-10 Hours489.2
5) 11-20 Hours193.6
6) More than 20 Hours346.5
Missing29 
TOTAL522100.0
162) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BELCHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43081.3
2) No9918.7
Missing22 
TOTAL529100.0
163) [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) Baptist286.5
2) Disciples of Christ92.1
3) Episcopal112.6
4) Lutheran296.8
5) Methodist6615.4
6) Presbyterian20948.8
7) Other Presbyterian51.2
8) Reformed133.0
9) Roman Catholic102.3
10) UCC204.7
11) Non-denominational51.2
12) Other235.4
Missing123 
TOTAL428100.0
164) 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) Baptist6311.9
2) Disciples of Christ183.4
3) Episcopal152.8
4) Lutheran346.4
5) Methodist7413.9
6) Presbyterian21440.3
7) Other Presbyterian91.7
8) Reformed112.1
9) Roman Catholic203.8
10) UCC254.7
11) Non-denominational71.3
12) None132.4
13) Other285.3
Missing20 
TOTAL531100.0
165) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53125.8115
166) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active19035.3
2) Generally active10619.7
3) Somewhat active7714.3
4) Not very active5810.8
5) Not active at all9918.4
6) Don't know91.7
Missing12 
TOTAL539100.0
167) 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) Yes8415.7
2) No45084.3
Missing17 
TOTAL534100.0
168) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST#)
TOTAL%
0) 1718.9
1) 4752.2
2) 1820.0
3) 33.3
4) 33.3
6) 22.2
Missing461 
TOTAL90100.0
169) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53899.1
1) Checked50.9
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
170) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54199.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
171) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked543100.0
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
172) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked543100.0
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
173) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53899.1
1) Checked50.9
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
174) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53398.2
1) Checked101.8
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
175) [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 checked52797.1
1) Checked162.9
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
176) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Grandchild46.0
2) Distant ancestor23.0
3) Uncle/Aunt69.0
4) Niece or nephew1623.9
5) Cousin2029.9
6) Stepparent11.5
8) Spouse34.5
9) In-law1522.4
Missing484 
TOTAL67100.0
177) 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) Yes11221.2
2) No41678.8
Missing23 
TOTAL528100.0
178) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH#)
TOTAL%
0) 1512.9
1) 6051.7
2) 2319.8
3) 76.0
4) 86.9
5) 21.7
7) 10.9
Missing435 
TOTAL116100.0
179) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52897.2
1) Checked152.8
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
180) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53598.5
1) Checked81.5
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
181) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51695.0
1) Checked275.0
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
182) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53398.2
1) Checked101.8
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
183) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked543100.0
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
184) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53899.1
1) Checked50.9
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
185) [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 checked53498.3
1) Checked91.7
Missing8 
TOTAL543100.0
186) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Grandchild11.3
2) Distant ancestor3442.5
3) Uncle/Aunt2632.5
4) Niece or nephew11.3
5) Cousin810.0
8) Spouse22.5
9) In-law810.0
Missing471 
TOTAL80100.0
187) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative244.5
2) Conservative19135.8
3) Moderate23744.5
4) Liberal6512.2
5) Very Liberal163.0
Missing18 
TOTAL533100.0
188) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as a personal savior? (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33462.2
2) No20337.8
Missing14 
TOTAL537100.0
189) 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) Yes23244.0
2) No29556.0
Missing24 
TOTAL527100.0
190) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50997.9
2) No112.1
Missing31 
TOTAL520100.0
191) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it23845.7
2) Almost all of it9518.2
3) Most of it12524.0
4) Some of it366.9
5) Only a very small amount30.6
6) Not sure244.6
Missing30 
TOTAL521100.0
192) 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 world244.5
2) Is a true account of how God created the world29856.4
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created20639.0
Missing23 
TOTAL528100.0
193) 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.12124.0
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history.24849.1
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters.13626.9
Missing46 
TOTAL505100.0
194) 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 agree478.9
2) Agree12223.1
3) Not sure6512.3
4) Disagree23243.9
5) Strongly disagree6311.9
Missing22 
TOTAL529100.0
195) 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 agree315.9
2) Agree10920.7
3) Not sure10519.9
4) Disagree17934.0
5) Strongly disagree10319.5
Missing24 
TOTAL527100.0
196) 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 agree32862.1
2) Agree13625.8
3) Not sure5510.4
4) Disagree61.1
5) Strongly disagree30.6
Missing23 
TOTAL528100.0
197) 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 agree23544.4
2) Agree15328.9
3) Not sure8015.1
4) Disagree499.3
5) Strongly disagree122.3
Missing22 
TOTAL529100.0
198) 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 agree12724.1
2) Agree11321.4
3) Not sure14026.6
4) Disagree9718.4
5) Strongly disagree509.5
Missing24 
TOTAL527100.0
199) 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 agree18334.8
2) Agree27752.7
3) Not sure438.2
4) Disagree193.6
5) Strongly disagree40.8
Missing25 
TOTAL526100.0
200) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18434.5
2) Agree17031.9
3) Not sure10519.7
4) Disagree5510.3
5) Strongly disagree193.6
Missing18 
TOTAL533100.0
201) 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 agree26149.0
2) Agree15128.3
3) Not sure9718.2
4) Disagree122.3
5) Strongly disagree122.3
Missing18 
TOTAL533100.0
202) 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 daily9618.2
2) Several times a week6412.1
3) Weekly6612.5
4) Several times a month7915.0
5) Once a month315.9
6) Several times a year10119.2
7) Once a year or less6712.7
8) Never234.4
Missing24 
TOTAL527100.0
203) 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 daily163.1
2) Several times a week173.3
3) Weekly8115.6
4) Several times a month5610.8
5) Once a month356.7
6) Several times a year9818.9
7) Once a year or less8616.6
8) Never13025.0
Missing32 
TOTAL519100.0
204) 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 daily61.2
2) Several times a week71.4
3) Weekly11422.1
4) Several times a month285.4
5) Once a month499.5
6) Several times a year6412.4
7) Once a year or less7714.9
8) Never17233.3
Missing34 
TOTAL517100.0
205) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily33763.5
2) Several times a week8716.4
3) Weekly326.0
4) Several times a month336.2
5) Once a month101.9
6) Several times a year163.0
7) Once a year or less71.3
8) Never91.7
Missing20 
TOTAL531100.0
206) 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 daily11822.6
2) Several times a week6712.9
3) Weekly8716.7
4) Several times a month458.6
5) Once a month316.0
6) Several times a year8816.9
7) Once a year or less183.5
8) Never6712.9
Missing30 
TOTAL521100.0
207) 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 daily30.6
2) Several times a week30.6
3) Weekly387.4
4) Several times a month173.3
5) Once a month224.3
6) Several times a year428.1
7) Once a year or less8716.9
8) Never30458.9
Missing35 
TOTAL516100.0
208) Do you believe that Jesus will return to Earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36370.6
2) No356.8
3) Not sure11622.6
Missing37 
TOTAL514100.0
209) [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 200030.7
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year26861.5
3) Less likely in 2000133.0
4) No Opinion15234.9
Missing115 
TOTAL436100.0
210) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13224.8
2) No40075.2
Missing19 
TOTAL532100.0
211) [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) Yes6727.6
2) No17672.4
Missing308 
TOTAL243100.0
212) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home1215.8
2) Spend time with family1215.8
3) Party/celebrate2532.9
4) Work911.8
5) Attend church1013.2
6) Vacation/travel33.9
7) Not sure-no plans yet11.3
9) Other45.3
Missing475 
TOTAL76100.0
213) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
2) Spend time with family120.0
3) Party/celebrate240.0
5) Attend church120.0
6) Vacation/travel120.0
Missing546 
TOTAL5100.0
214) 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, definitely376.9
2) Yes, probably6011.1
3) No, probably not5910.9
4) No, definitely not163.0
5) Don't know36768.1
Missing12 
TOTAL539100.0
215) 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%
2) Major152.8
3) Minor23543.9
4) Very minor20337.9
5) None at all417.7
6) No opinion417.7
Missing16 
TOTAL535100.0
216) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in your local community? (Y2KCOMM)
TOTAL%
2) Major40.8
3) Minor19837.2
4) Very minor23243.6
5) None at all5911.1
6) No opinion397.3
Missing19 
TOTAL532100.0
217) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in your local church? (Y2KCRCH)
TOTAL%
2) Major10.2
3) Minor10118.9
4) Very minor18634.8
5) None at all20438.2
6) No opinion427.9
Missing17 
TOTAL534100.0
218) 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) Major10.2
3) Minor12222.9
4) Very minor20638.6
5) None at all16531.0
6) No opinion397.3
Missing18 
TOTAL533100.0
219) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female33762.3
2) Male20437.7
Missing10 
TOTAL541100.0
220) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL54158.19216
221) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm6311.8
2) On a farm152.8
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)16029.9
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)7614.2
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city478.8
6) In a large city (over 250,000)6612.3
7) In a suburb near a large city10920.3
Missing15 
TOTAL536100.0
222) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married42279.6
2) Not married10820.4
Missing21 
TOTAL530100.0
223) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married3732.2
2) Yes, now widowed4337.4
3) Yes, now divorced3026.1
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced54.3
Missing436 
TOTAL115100.0
224) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No33482.5
2) Yes, was widowed133.2
3) Yes, was divorced5613.8
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced20.5
Missing146 
TOTAL405100.0
225) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Never235.5
2) Less than once a year71.7
3) About once or twice a year225.3
4) Several times a year378.9
5) About once a month163.8
6) 2-3 times a month7618.3
7) Nearly every week16439.4
8) Every week7117.1
Missing135 
TOTAL416100.0
226) 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) Baptist4911.7
2) Disciples of Christ51.2
3) Episcopal184.3
4) Lutheran256.0
5) Methodist5513.1
6) Presbyterian Church13732.7
7) Other Presbyterian71.7
8) Reformed41.0
9) Roman Catholic4410.5
10) UCC112.6
11) Non-denominational41.0
12) None256.0
13) Other358.4
Missing132 
TOTAL419100.0
227) 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) Baptist10.3
3) Episcopal30.9
5) Methodist10.3
6) Presbyterian Church30787.7
7) Other Presbyterian10.3
9) Roman Catholic92.6
10) UCC10.3
11) Non-denominational30.9
12) None185.1
13) Other61.7
Missing201 
TOTAL350100.0
228) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, first response (YOUREMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time16931.7
2) Employed part-time499.2
3) Self-employed315.8
4) Unemployed61.1
5) Retired19536.6
6) Homemaker5410.1
7) Student173.2
8) Other122.3
Missing18 
TOTAL533100.0
229) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, second response (YOUREMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part-time28.0
3) Self-employed520.0
5) Retired728.0
6) Homemaker728.0
7) Student312.0
8) Other14.0
Missing526 
TOTAL25100.0
230) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time16139.0
2) Employed part-time297.0
3) Self-employed266.3
4) Unemployed20.5
5) Retired15036.3
6) Homemaker409.7
7) Student10.2
8) Other41.0
Missing138 
TOTAL413100.0
231) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time17.7
3) Self-employed17.7
5) Retired538.5
6) Homemaker538.5
8) Other17.7
Missing538 
TOTAL13100.0
232) 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
TOTAL29537.59318
233) 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) 156.3
2) 10.4
5) 20.8
7) 10.4
8) 31.3
9) 10.4
10) 52.1
12) 10.4
15) 20.8
16) 20.8
18) 20.8
20) 52.1
24) 20.8
25) 31.3
27) 10.4
30) 31.3
35) 83.3
36) 20.8
37) 10.4
38) 52.1
39) 10.4
40) 5322.2
42) 31.3
43) 52.1
44) 10.4
45) 2510.5
47) 10.4
48) 72.9
50) 3916.3
55) 104.2
56) 10.4
57) 10.4
58) 10.4
60) 197.9
65) 31.3
68) 10.4
70) 10.4
75) 20.8
Missing312 
TOTAL239100.0
234) 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) Management5214.2
13) Business and financial operations277.4
15) Computer and math123.3
17) Architecture and engineering102.7
19) Life-physical and social science61.6
21) Community and social services71.9
23) Legal71.9
25) Education/training/library7119.3
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media133.5
29) Healthcare and technical3810.4
31) Healthcare support20.5
33) Protective service30.8
39) Personal care20.5
41) Sales and related occupations287.6
43) Office and administrative support4211.4
45) Farming/fishing/forestry20.5
47) Construction92.5
49) Installation/maintenance/repair41.1
51) Production occupations82.2
53) Transportation30.8
99) Homemaker215.7
Missing184 
TOTAL367100.0
235) 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) Management4415.1
13) Business and financial operations217.2
15) Computer and math93.1
17) Architecture and engineering124.1
19) Life-physical and social science41.4
21) Community and social services93.1
23) Legal62.1
25) Education/training/library3110.6
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media72.4
29) Healthcare and technical227.5
31) Healthcare support20.7
33) Protective service41.4
37) Building and grounds cleaning20.7
39) Personal care10.3
41) Sales and related occupations4013.7
43) Office and administrative support237.9
45) Farming/fishing/forestry41.4
47) Construction51.7
49) Installation/maintenance/repair72.4
51) Production occupations103.4
53) Transportation72.4
55) Military10.3
99) Homemaker217.2
Missing259 
TOTAL292100.0
236) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Your educational level (EDUCYOU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years10.2
3) Some high school81.5
4) High school diploma539.9
5) Some college12322.9
6) Graduated from college14527.0
7) Some graduate work7313.6
8) A graduate degree13525.1
Missing13 
TOTAL538100.0
237) 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 grade10.2
3) Some high school51.2
4) High school diploma5212.3
5) Some college9622.7
6) Graduated from college12830.3
7) Some graduate work337.8
8) A graduate degree10825.5
Missing128 
TOTAL423100.0
238) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (NO_KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None7113.3
1) 17313.7
2) 218935.5
3) 312222.9
4) 4478.8
5) 5132.4
6) 6142.6
7) 720.4
9) 920.4
Missing18 
TOTAL533100.0
239) 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.8315.4
2) Two of us28953.6
3) Three of us7614.1
4) Four of us5910.9
5) Five of us203.7
6) Six of us30.6
7) Seven or more of us40.7
8) Not Applicable50.9
Missing12 
TOTAL539100.0
240) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None11669.0
1) 13822.6
2) 2116.5
3) 331.8
Missing383 
TOTAL168100.0
241) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_6-12)
TOTAL%
0) None11161.0
1) 14223.1
2) 22614.3
3) 331.6
Missing369 
TOTAL182100.0
242) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_13-17)
TOTAL%
0) None11067.5
1) 14024.5
2) 2127.4
3) 310.6
Missing388 
TOTAL163100.0
243) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_18-24)
TOTAL%
0) None11377.9
1) 12416.6
2) 274.8
3) 310.7
Missing406 
TOTAL145100.0
244) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25)
TOTAL%
0) None173.6
1) 16714.0
2) 237578.5
3) 3183.8
4) 410.2
Missing73 
TOTAL478100.0
245) 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 adult7714.6
2) Single parent132.5
3) Married, no kids27451.9
4) Married, with kids14126.7
5) Some other arrangement234.4
Missing23 
TOTAL528100.0
246) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house I live in now39372.8
2) A different house, same county8215.2
3) In a different county, same state305.6
4) In a different state336.1
5) In a different country20.4
Missing11 
TOTAL540100.0
247) 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
TOTAL54132.75816
248) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat13625.7
2) Independent9317.5
3) Republican29054.7
4) Other112.1
Missing21 
TOTAL530100.0
249) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White53098.1
2) African American40.7
4) Asian30.6
5) Hispanic10.2
6) Some other race20.4
Missing11 
TOTAL540100.0
250) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) White350.0
3) Indian116.7
5) Hispanic116.7
6) Some other race116.7
Missing545 
TOTAL6100.0
251) 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 10,00061.2
2) $10K-14,999102.0
3) $15K-19,999234.6
4) $20K-29,999408.0
5) $30K-39,9996412.7
6) $40K-49,9995310.5
7) $50K-59,9995611.1
8) $60K-69,999387.6
9) $70K-79,999367.2
10) $80K-89,999326.4
11) $90K-99,999316.2
12) $100K-124,9995110.1
13) $125K-149,999244.8
14) $150K or more397.8
Missing48 
TOTAL503100.0
252) Did you or any other family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGECD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43781.4
2) No9317.3
3) Don't know71.3
Missing14 
TOTAL537100.0
253) 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
TOTAL5043100.6439972
254) 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
TOTAL3502022.40911021
255) 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)
TOTAL%
0) None4710.7
5) 530.7
10) 1081.8
15) 1551.1
20) 20184.1
24) 2410.2
25) 25225.0
30) 3061.4
40) 4040.9
45) 4510.2
50) 505512.6
55) 5510.2
60) 6030.7
64) 6410.2
70) 7010.2
75) 7592.1
86) 8610.2
100) 1008419.2
120) 12010.2
125) 12530.7
130) 13010.2
150) 150214.8
161) 16110.2
175) 17510.2
189) 18910.2
200) 2005211.9
250) 25092.1
300) 300143.2
322) 32210.2
325) 32510.2
387) 38710.2
400) 40071.6
450) 45010.2
500) 500225.0
600) 60010.2
625) 62510.2
800) 80010.2
890) 89010.2
1000) 100061.4
1500) 150010.2
1750) 175010.2
2000) 200051.1
2500) 250010.2
3000) 300010.2
4000) 400010.2
5000) 500040.9
15000) 1500010.2
30000) 3000010.2
99999) Don't Know51.1
Missing113 
TOTAL438100.0
256) 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) $015430.4
2) $1-5010320.4
3) $51-1007615.0
4) $101-5009418.6
5) $501-1000244.7
6) $1001-2000275.3
7) $2001+285.5
Missing45 
TOTAL506100.0
257) 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) $0163.1
2) $1-507514.5
3) $51-1008516.5
4) $101-50017433.7
5) $501-10006713.0
6) $1001-2000367.0
7) $2001+6312.2
Missing35 
TOTAL516100.0
258) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 408014.8
2) 40-498615.9
3) 50-6415428.5
4) 65+22140.9
Missing10 
TOTAL541100.0
259) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female33762.3
2) Male20437.7
Missing10 
TOTAL541100.0
260) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married42279.6
2) Not married10820.4
Missing21 
TOTAL530100.0
261) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White53098.1
2) African American40.7
4) Asian30.6
5) Hispanic10.2
6) Some other race20.4
Missing11 
TOTAL540100.0
262) 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%
1) Less than 20,000397.8
2) $20K-49,99915731.2
3) $50K-99,99919338.4
4) $100K+11422.7
Missing48 
TOTAL503100.0