Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2002 -- Church Camps and Retreats, Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46450575.22338
2) Can you recall one particular learning or spiritual growth experience which had great significance in shaping your Christian life (e.g., church school class, retreat, ministry in the community)? (RELEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30768.2
2) No11726.0
3) Don't remember265.8
Missing14 
TOTAL450100.0
3) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES]In what setting did this take place? (SETTING)
TOTAL%
1) Camp5517.4
2) Church school5718.0
3) Conference288.9
4) Home175.4
5) Retreat4815.2
6) Seminary30.9
7) Small Group227.0
8) Worship288.9
9) Youth group206.3
10) Other (specify)3812.0
Missing148 
TOTAL316100.0
4) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : Pastor/minister (INFLUNC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36177.8
1) Checked10322.2
TOTAL464100.0
5) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : Group members (INFLUNC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39986.0
1) Checked6514.0
TOTAL464100.0
6) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : Teacher or small group leader (INFLUNC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36378.2
1) Checked10121.8
TOTAL464100.0
7) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : Family member or parent (INFLUNC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43192.9
1) Checked337.1
TOTAL464100.0
8) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : Seminar leader/speaker (INFLUNC5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42691.8
1) Checked388.2
TOTAL464100.0
9) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : All other (INFLUNC6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43994.6
1) Checked224.7
7) Camp counselor or other camp leadership10.2
8) Youth group leader or lay volunteer20.4
TOTAL464100.0
10) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]What was your age at that time (approximately)? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28623.62915
11) In your experience, to what extent has the following made important contributions to your understanding of Christian faith and the relationship of faith to life? Worship services and sermons. (UNSTAND1)
TOTAL%
1) A very great extent14732.2
2) A great extent20845.5
3) Some extent9420.6
4) Slight extent71.5
6) Don't know10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL457100.0
12) In your experience, to what extent has the following made important contributions to your understanding of Christian faith and the relationship of faith to life? Church school experiences. (UNSTAND2)
TOTAL%
1) A very great extent6314.5
2) A great extent18141.8
3) Some extent13631.4
4) Slight extent399.0
5) Not at all81.8
6) Don't know61.4
Missing31 
TOTAL433100.0
13) In your experience, to what extent has the following made important contributions to your understanding of Christian faith and the relationship of faith to life? Camps and/or retreats. (UNSTAND3)
TOTAL%
1) A very great extent6114.4
2) A great extent11126.2
3) Some extent11627.4
4) Slight extent6114.4
5) Not at all5913.9
6) Don't know163.8
Missing40 
TOTAL424100.0
14) In your experience, to what extent has the following made important contributions to your understanding of Christian faith and the relationship of faith to life? Other group learning experiences provided by your congregation. (UNSTAND4)
TOTAL%
1) A very great extent358.1
2) A great extent12328.3
3) Some extent17039.2
4) Slight extent6114.1
5) Not at all245.5
6) Don't know214.8
Missing30 
TOTAL434100.0
15) In your experience, to what extent has the following made important contributions to your understanding of Christian faith and the relationship of faith to life? Other group learning experiences provided by groups outside your congregation. (UNSTAND5)
TOTAL%
1) A very great extent388.9
2) A great extent8520.0
3) Some extent11927.9
4) Slight extent8720.4
5) Not at all6816.0
6) Don't know296.8
Missing38 
TOTAL426100.0
16) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was developing competency in interpreting the Bible? (SUBJ1)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely10623.6
2) Likely15735.0
3) Somewhat likely10924.3
4) Not very likely5512.2
5) Not at all likely173.8
6) Don't know51.1
Missing15 
TOTAL449100.0
17) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was ministering to one another within the congregation? (SUBJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely7617.0
2) Likely16536.9
3) Somewhat likely13730.6
4) Not very likely4610.3
5) Not at all likely163.6
6) Don't know71.6
Missing17 
TOTAL447100.0
18) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was worship and preaching in the life of the congregation? (SUBJ3)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely327.4
2) Likely12428.5
3) Somewhat likely13130.1
4) Not very likely11125.5
5) Not at all likely296.7
6) Don't know81.8
Missing29 
TOTAL435100.0
19) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was ministering to and advocating for persons with special needs? (SUBJ4)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely439.8
2) Likely8920.3
3) Somewhat likely14032.0
4) Not very likely11927.2
5) Not at all likely368.2
6) Don't know112.5
Missing26 
TOTAL438100.0
20) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was understanding the role of the congregation in the light of global and national issues? (SUBJ5)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely439.6
2) Likely10723.9
3) Somewhat likely12728.4
4) Not very likely10824.2
5) Not at all likely4911.0
6) Don't know132.9
Missing17 
TOTAL447100.0
21) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was learning a new language to better relate to your community? (SUBJ6)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely214.8
2) Likely378.4
3) Somewhat likely8719.9
4) Not very likely16136.8
5) Not at all likely11726.7
6) Don't know153.4
Missing26 
TOTAL438100.0
22) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was all other? (SUBJ7)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely1012.5
2) Likely33.8
3) Somewhat likely22.5
4) Not very likely33.8
5) Not at all likely56.3
6) Don't know1923.8
7) Spiritual formation3037.5
8) Mission Trip810.0
Missing384 
TOTAL80100.0
23) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Biblical interpretation/Bible study (GRTSND1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16435.3
1) Checked30064.7
TOTAL464100.0
24) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : The church's role in society (GRTSND2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30766.2
1) Checked15733.8
TOTAL464100.0
25) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Theology (GRTSND3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39184.3
1) Checked7315.7
TOTAL464100.0
26) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Church history (including Presbyterian history) (GRTSND4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39284.5
1) Checked7215.5
TOTAL464100.0
27) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Marriage preparation/marriage enrichment (GRTSND5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41990.3
1) Checked459.7
TOTAL464100.0
28) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Parenting/family life (GRTSND6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37580.8
1) Checked8919.2
TOTAL464100.0
29) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Modifying lifestyle (GRTSND7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42491.4
1) Checked408.6
TOTAL464100.0
30) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Evangelism (GRTSND8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35977.4
1) Checked10522.6
TOTAL464100.0
31) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Worship and the sacraments (GRTSND9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41088.4
1) Checked5411.6
TOTAL464100.0
32) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Service to persons with special needs in the community (GRTSND10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39785.6
1) Checked6714.4
TOTAL464100.0
33) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Prayer and meditation (GRTSND11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26256.5
1) Checked20243.5
TOTAL464100.0
34) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Peacemaking (GRTSND12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39184.3
1) Checked7315.7
TOTAL464100.0
35) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Racial ethnic ministries (GRTSND13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42992.5
1) Checked357.5
TOTAL464100.0
36) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Connecting with immigrants (GRTSND14)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44696.1
1) Checked183.9
TOTAL464100.0
37) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Other (please specify) (GRTSND15)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45497.8
1) Checked102.2
TOTAL464100.0
38) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Accessibility to church facilities (ramps, elevators, etc.) (HPRTY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26958.0
1) Checked19542.0
TOTAL464100.0
39) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Audio-visual equipment (HPRTY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37981.7
1) Checked8518.3
TOTAL464100.0
40) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Books for children (HPRTY3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37981.7
1) Checked8518.3
TOTAL464100.0
41) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Books for youth/adults (HPRTY4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35476.3
1) Checked11023.7
TOTAL464100.0
42) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Computer equipment and software (HPRTY5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38883.6
1) Checked7616.4
TOTAL464100.0
43) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Educational videos (HPRTY6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37580.8
1) Checked8919.2
TOTAL464100.0
44) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Entertainment videos (HPRTY7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46399.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL464100.0
45) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Recreational equipment for children and youth (HPRTY8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42792.0
1) Checked378.0
TOTAL464100.0
46) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Scholarship help to attend camps, conferences, and other denominational events (HPRTY9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22849.1
1) Checked23650.9
TOTAL464100.0
47) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Accessibility to church facilities (ramps, elevators, etc.) (LPRTY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41188.6
1) Checked5311.4
TOTAL464100.0
48) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Audio-visual equipment (LPRTY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41288.8
1) Checked5211.2
TOTAL464100.0
49) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Books for children (LPRTY3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45297.4
1) Checked122.6
TOTAL464100.0
50) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Books for youth/adults (LPRTY4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43393.3
1) Checked316.7
TOTAL464100.0
51) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Computer equipment and software (LPRTY5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34875.0
1) Checked11625.0
TOTAL464100.0
52) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Educational videos (LPRTY6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41188.6
1) Checked5311.4
TOTAL464100.0
53) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Entertainment videos (LPRTY7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5511.9
1) Checked40988.1
TOTAL464100.0
54) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Recreational equipment for children and youth (LPRTY8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31968.8
1) Checked14531.3
TOTAL464100.0
55) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Scholarship help to attend camps, conferences, and other denominational events (LPRTY9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42591.6
1) Checked398.4
TOTAL464100.0
56) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains four national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, formerly known as Plaza Resolana. Have you ever attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one or more of these conference centers? : Yes, Stony Point Conference Center (RETREAT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44896.6
1) Checked163.4
TOTAL464100.0
57) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains four national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, formerly known as Plaza Resolana. Have you ever attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one or more of these conference centers? : Yes, Montreat Conference Center (RETREAT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38883.6
1) Checked7616.4
TOTAL464100.0
58) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains four national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, formerly known as Plaza Resolana. Have you ever attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one or more of these conference centers? : Yes, Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu (RETREAT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45798.5
1) Checked71.5
TOTAL464100.0
59) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains four national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, formerly known as Plaza Resolana. Have you ever attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one or more of these conference centers? : Yes, Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe (RETREAT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45998.9
1) Checked51.1
TOTAL464100.0
60) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains four national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreal, North Carolina; Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, formerly known as Plaza Resolana. Have you ever attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one or more of these conference centers? : No (RETREAT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10021.6
1) Checked36478.4
TOTAL464100.0
61) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for children (up to 12 years old)? (RETRT1)
TOTAL%
1) None13030.7
2) 111026.0
3) 2 to 58419.9
4) 6 to 920.5
5) 10 or more10.2
6) Don't know9622.7
Missing41 
TOTAL423100.0
62) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for youth (13 to 19 years old)? (RETRT2)
TOTAL%
1) None7617.2
2) 111325.5
3) 2 to 516938.1
4) 6 to 9143.2
5) 10 or more30.7
6) Don't know6815.3
Missing21 
TOTAL443100.0
63) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for young adults (20 to 40 years old)? (RETRT3)
TOTAL%
1) None17743.8
2) 17217.8
3) 2 to 55112.6
4) 6 to 930.7
6) Don't know10125.0
Missing60 
TOTAL404100.0
64) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for adults (41 to 70 years old)? (RETRT4)
TOTAL%
1) None16841.9
2) 18020.0
3) 2 to 56716.7
4) 6 to 930.7
6) Don't know8320.7
Missing63 
TOTAL401100.0
65) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for older adults (71 years old and older)? (RETRT5)
TOTAL%
1) None20252.1
2) 14411.3
3) 2 to 5359.0
4) 6 to 910.3
6) Don't know10627.3
Missing76 
TOTAL388100.0
66) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for adults of all ages? (RETRT6)
TOTAL%
1) None14935.8
2) 110625.5
3) 2 to 56916.6
4) 6 to 961.4
5) 10 or more20.5
6) Don't know8420.2
Missing48 
TOTAL416100.0
67) Have you been involved in planning a retreat or overnight event for your congregation or a group in your congregation in the last three years? (PLNRETRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9520.8
2) No36279.2
Missing7 
TOTAL457100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Children (AGES1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43593.8
1) Checked296.3
TOTAL464100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Youth (AGES2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41489.2
1) Checked5010.8
TOTAL464100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Young adults (AGES3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43293.1
1) Checked326.9
TOTAL464100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Adults (AGES4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41489.2
1) Checked5010.8
TOTAL464100.0
72) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Older adults (AGES5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43994.6
1) Checked255.4
TOTAL464100.0
73) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Adults of all ages (AGES6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40988.1
1) Checked5511.9
TOTAL464100.0
74) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What was the gender of those who participated? : Female (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37480.6
1) Checked9019.4
TOTAL464100.0
75) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What was the gender of those who participated? : Male (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37881.5
1) Checked8618.5
TOTAL464100.0
76) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Linens/towels provided. (RTLINEN)
TOTAL%
1) Essential87.8
2) Important2827.5
3) Not important3130.4
4) Not a consideration3029.4
5) Don't know54.9
Missing362 
TOTAL102100.0
77) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Daily maid/laundry services. (RTLANDRY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential11.0
2) Important109.7
3) Not important4442.7
4) Not a consideration4341.7
5) Don't know54.9
Missing361 
TOTAL103100.0
78) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Internet access on-site. (RTINTNET)
TOTAL%
2) Important65.8
3) Not important3533.7
4) Not a consideration5754.8
5) Don't know65.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
79) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Separate building/branch for our group. (RTBLDG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1312.5
2) Important4341.3
3) Not important2625.0
4) Not a consideration1716.3
5) Don't know54.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
80) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Single-occupancy rooms available. (RTROOMS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential32.9
2) Important2928.4
3) Not important4241.2
4) Not a consideration2120.6
5) Don't know76.9
Missing362 
TOTAL102100.0
81) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Telephone in each room. (RTPHONE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential11.0
2) Important43.8
3) Not important3735.6
4) Not a consideration5754.8
5) Don't know54.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
82) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Television in each room. (RTTVROOM)
TOTAL%
1) Essential11.0
2) Important21.9
3) Not important3129.8
4) Not a consideration6562.5
5) Don't know54.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
83) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Air conditioning. (RTAC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential87.6
2) Important4240.0
3) Not important2120.0
4) Not a consideration2927.6
5) Don't know54.8
Missing359 
TOTAL105100.0
84) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Central heating. (RTHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1312.4
2) Important5451.4
3) Not important1817.1
4) Not a consideration1413.3
5) Don't know65.7
Missing359 
TOTAL105100.0
85) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Private baths. (RTBATHS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1312.5
2) Important2726.0
3) Not important4341.3
4) Not a consideration1615.4
5) Don't know54.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
86) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Motel-like sleeping facility (versus dorm-style). (RTMOTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential65.7
2) Important2523.8
3) Not important4946.7
4) Not a consideration2019.0
5) Don't know54.8
Missing359 
TOTAL105100.0
87) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Indoor sleeping facility (versus camping). (RTINDOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential2726.0
2) Important5754.8
3) Not important87.7
4) Not a consideration76.7
5) Don't know54.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
88) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Swimming pool. (RTPOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential11.0
2) Important2221.0
3) Not important4542.9
4) Not a consideration3230.5
5) Don't know54.8
Missing359 
TOTAL105100.0
89) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Recreation activities. (RTREC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential65.8
2) Important5653.8
3) Not important2423.1
4) Not a consideration1312.5
5) Don't know54.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
90) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Boating/sailing/yachting. (RTBOAT)
TOTAL%
2) Important32.9
3) Not important5048.1
4) Not a consideration4644.2
5) Don't know54.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
91) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Rural setting. (RTRURAL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential65.8
2) Important3735.6
3) Not important3432.7
4) Not a consideration2120.2
5) Don't know65.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
92) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Exercise room. (RTEXERC)
TOTAL%
2) Important76.7
3) Not important4139.0
4) Not a consideration5249.5
5) Don't know54.8
Missing359 
TOTAL105100.0
93) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Large assembly hall or meeting place. (RTHALL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential4138.3
2) Important4340.2
3) Not important1413.1
4) Not a consideration43.7
5) Don't know54.7
Missing357 
TOTAL107100.0
94) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Outdoor team-building or challenge course. (RTCOURSE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential11.0
2) Important2422.9
3) Not important4441.9
4) Not a consideration2826.7
5) Don't know87.6
Missing359 
TOTAL105100.0
95) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Private group kitchen for meals or snacks. (RTKTCHEN)
TOTAL%
1) Essential87.7
2) Important3230.8
3) Not important4341.3
4) Not a consideration1514.4
5) Don't know65.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
96) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Meals provided by host facility. (RTMEALS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential3331.1
2) Important4239.6
3) Not important1312.3
4) Not a consideration1312.3
5) Don't know54.7
Missing358 
TOTAL106100.0
97) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Picnic facilities. (RTPICNIC)
TOTAL%
2) Important2625.0
3) Not important4341.3
4) Not a consideration3028.8
5) Don't know54.8
Missing360 
TOTAL104100.0
98) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Within 100 miles of our church. (RTCLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential2322.5
2) Important4645.1
3) Not important2120.6
4) Not a consideration76.9
5) Don't know54.9
Missing362 
TOTAL102100.0
99) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Presbyterian affiliation. (RTPRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential88.4
2) Important2728.4
3) Not important3840.0
4) Not a consideration1717.9
5) Don't know55.3
Missing369 
TOTAL95100.0
100) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Linens/towels provided. (RTREAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Essential5612.7
2) Important14232.2
3) Not important17740.1
4) Not a consideration6314.3
5) Don't know30.7
Missing23 
TOTAL441100.0
101) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Daily maid/laundry services. (RTREAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Essential61.4
2) Important317.1
3) Not important25458.1
4) Not a consideration14232.5
5) Don't know40.9
Missing27 
TOTAL437100.0
102) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Internet access on-site. (RTREAT3)
TOTAL%
1) Essential30.7
2) Important133.0
3) Not important22952.3
4) Not a consideration18943.2
5) Don't know40.9
Missing26 
TOTAL438100.0
103) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Telephone in each room. (RTREAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Essential122.7
2) Important5512.5
3) Not important21749.4
4) Not a consideration15134.4
5) Don't know40.9
Missing25 
TOTAL439100.0
104) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Television in each room. (RTREAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Essential30.7
2) Important173.9
3) Not important24054.9
4) Not a consideration17339.6
5) Don't know40.9
Missing27 
TOTAL437100.0
105) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Air conditioning. (RTREAT6)
TOTAL%
1) Essential9822.0
2) Important21347.8
3) Not important8920.0
4) Not a consideration347.6
5) Don't know122.7
Missing18 
TOTAL446100.0
106) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Central heating. (RTREAT7)
TOTAL%
1) Essential10623.9
2) Important24455.1
3) Not important7116.0
4) Not a consideration143.2
5) Don't know81.8
Missing21 
TOTAL443100.0
107) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Private baths. (RTREAT8)
TOTAL%
1) Essential7216.2
2) Important17639.6
3) Not important16737.6
4) Not a consideration255.6
5) Don't know40.9
Missing20 
TOTAL444100.0
108) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Single-occupancy rooms available. (RTREAT9)
TOTAL%
1) Essential327.3
2) Important16838.3
3) Not important19243.7
4) Not a consideration419.3
5) Don't know61.4
Missing25 
TOTAL439100.0
109) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Motel-like sleeping facility (versus dorm-like). (RTREAT10)
TOTAL%
1) Essential5011.2
2) Important18742.0
3) Not important16837.8
4) Not a consideration357.9
5) Don't know51.1
Missing19 
TOTAL445100.0
110) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Indoor sleeping facility (versus camping). (RTREAT11)
TOTAL%
1) Essential11626.1
2) Important25056.3
3) Not important6414.4
4) Not a consideration112.5
5) Don't know30.7
Missing20 
TOTAL444100.0
111) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Swimming pool. (RTREAT12)
TOTAL%
1) Essential51.1
2) Important358.0
3) Not important26861.0
4) Not a consideration12528.5
5) Don't know61.4
Missing25 
TOTAL439100.0
112) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Recreation activities. (RTREAT13)
TOTAL%
1) Essential214.8
2) Important20947.6
3) Not important15334.9
4) Not a consideration4810.9
5) Don't know81.8
Missing25 
TOTAL439100.0
113) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Exercise room. (RTREAT14)
TOTAL%
1) Essential61.4
2) Important4811.0
3) Not important26861.2
4) Not a consideration10924.9
5) Don't know71.6
Missing26 
TOTAL438100.0
114) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Walking trails. (RTREAT15)
TOTAL%
1) Essential214.8
2) Important27061.4
3) Not important11425.9
4) Not a consideration286.4
5) Don't know71.6
Missing24 
TOTAL440100.0
115) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Rural setting. (RTREAT16)
TOTAL%
1) Essential194.3
2) Important22952.3
3) Not important15334.9
4) Not a consideration327.3
5) Don't know51.1
Missing26 
TOTAL438100.0
116) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Boating/sailing/yachting. (RTREAT17)
TOTAL%
1) Essential10.2
2) Important235.3
3) Not important25558.8
4) Not a consideration14934.3
5) Don't know61.4
Missing30 
TOTAL434100.0
117) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Private group kitchen for meals or snacks. (RTREAT18)
TOTAL%
1) Essential184.1
2) Important13931.7
3) Not important21047.8
4) Not a consideration6615.0
5) Don't know61.4
Missing25 
TOTAL439100.0
118) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Meals provided by the host facility. (RTREAT19)
TOTAL%
1) Essential8318.7
2) Important24454.8
3) Not important9320.9
4) Not a consideration194.3
5) Don't know61.3
Missing19 
TOTAL445100.0
119) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Picnic facilities. (RTREAT20)
TOTAL%
1) Essential61.4
2) Important11727.0
3) Not important23955.2
4) Not a consideration6214.3
5) Don't know92.1
Missing31 
TOTAL433100.0
120) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Within 100 miles of our church. (RTREAT21)
TOTAL%
1) Essential6414.7
2) Important21950.2
3) Not important12528.7
4) Not a consideration214.8
5) Don't know71.6
Missing28 
TOTAL436100.0
121) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Presbyterian affiliation. (RTREAT22)
TOTAL%
1) Essential338.5
2) Important12030.8
3) Not important18948.5
4) Not a consideration4110.5
5) Don't know71.8
Missing74 
TOTAL390100.0
122) How many church related retreats and/or camps have you attended in the past year? (ATNDRTRT)
TOTAL%
0) None29265.9
1) 111425.7
2) 2276.1
3) 381.8
4) 420.5
Missing21 
TOTAL443100.0
123) Does your congregation have a full-time pastor or co-pastor (senior/solo/associate)? (CNGTN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5812.5
1) Checked40687.5
TOTAL464100.0
124) Does your congregation have a part-time pastor or co-pastor (senior/solo/associate)? (CNGTN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35977.4
1) Checked10522.6
TOTAL464100.0
125) Does your congregation have a interim pastor? (CNGTN3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40787.7
1) Checked5712.3
TOTAL464100.0
126) Does your congregation have a full-time director of education? (CNGTN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29463.4
1) Checked17036.6
TOTAL464100.0
127) Does your congregation have a part-time director of education? (CNGTN5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38081.9
1) Checked8418.1
TOTAL464100.0
128) Does your congregation have a full-time youth minister? (CNGTN6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31968.8
1) Checked14531.3
TOTAL464100.0
129) Does your congregation have a part-time youth minister? (CNGTN7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39986.0
1) Checked6514.0
TOTAL464100.0
130) Does your congregation have a Christian education committee? (CNGTN8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8017.2
1) Checked38482.8
TOTAL464100.0
131) Does your congregation have a sub-committee on adult Christian education? (CNGTN9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34373.9
1) Checked12126.1
TOTAL464100.0
132) Does your congregation have a consultant in adult education, used regularly by your congregation? (CNGTN10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45397.6
1) Checked112.4
TOTAL464100.0
133) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders464100.0
TOTAL464100.0
134) Survey format (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper copy42591.6
2) From the web398.4
TOTAL464100.0
135) Sample2 (SAMPLE2)
TOTAL%
2) 461100.0
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
136) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? __ year(s) (if less than one year, __ months) (YRSMEMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45724.10928
137) How far do you live from your congregation? __ mile(s) (HOWFAR)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile102.2
1) 110623.4
2) 27215.9
3) 36815.0
4) 4235.1
5) 54910.8
6) 6235.1
7) 7204.4
8) 8194.2
9) 961.3
10) 10184.0
12) 1271.5
13) 1310.2
14) 1410.2
15) 1592.0
17) 1720.4
18) 1820.4
19) 1910.2
20) 2061.3
22) 2210.2
25) 2540.9
30) 3010.2
40) 4010.2
45) 4510.2
500) 50010.2
998) 998 miles or more10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL453100.0
138) 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
TOTAL445871.7171439
139) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45699.3
2) No30.7
Missing5 
TOTAL459100.0
140) [IF YES TO EVERELDR] Are you serving now on session? (NOWELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26357.8
2) No19242.2
Missing9 
TOTAL455100.0
141) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18039.6
2) No27560.4
Missing9 
TOTAL455100.0
142) [IF YES TO EVERDCON] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (NOWDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83.2
2) No24296.8
Missing214 
TOTAL250100.0
143) 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 checked26156.7
1) Checked19943.3
Missing4 
TOTAL460100.0
144) 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 checked19542.3
1) Checked26657.7
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
145) 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 checked40988.7
1) Checked5211.3
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
146) 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 checked37581.3
1) Checked8618.7
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
147) 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 checked30365.7
1) Checked15834.3
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
148) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Organist or choir director (POSCHDIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45097.6
1) Checked112.4
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
149) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of choir (POSCHMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35376.6
1) Checked10823.4
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
150) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Church school teacher/leader (POSTCHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30265.5
1) Checked15934.5
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
151) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Other (specify) (POSOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42692.4
1) Checked357.6
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
152) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (Check the appropriate box) (FREQATTD)
TOTAL%
3) Once or twice a year10.2
4) Several times a year10.2
5) Once a month30.7
6) 2-3 times a month347.4
7) Nearly every week28261.7
8) Every week13629.8
Missing7 
TOTAL457100.0
153) 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) Yes42798.2
2) No81.8
Missing29 
TOTAL435100.0
154) [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) 1122.7
2) 2419.2
3) 3429.4
4) 47115.9
5) 5388.5
6) 65111.4
7) 7163.6
8) 85011.2
9) 940.9
10) 105011.2
11) 1120.4
12) 12204.5
13) 1310.2
14) 1440.9
15) 15163.6
16) 1640.9
18) 1830.7
20) 2081.8
24) 2410.2
25) 2520.4
26) 2610.2
28) 2820.4
35) 3510.2
36) 3610.2
40) 4020.4
48) 4810.2
50) 5010.2
Missing17 
TOTAL447100.0
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. - My job/business required me to be at work on Sunday. (EMJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40587.9
1) Checked5612.1
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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. - I was traveling on business and didn't get home in time. (EMRAVEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38082.4
1) Checked8117.6
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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. - I was ill. (EMILL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27860.3
1) Checked18339.7
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
158) [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 checked34775.4
1) Checked11324.6
Missing4 
TOTAL460100.0
159) [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 checked8418.2
1) Checked37781.8
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
160) [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. (EMCTCHUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41088.9
1) Checked5111.1
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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. - I just didn't feel like going. (EMFEEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42792.6
1) Checked347.4
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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. - The weather was bad. (EMWEATHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42492.0
1) Checked378.0
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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 overslept. (EMSLEPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45398.3
1) Checked81.7
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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 guests from out of town. (EMGUEST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36278.5
1) Checked9921.5
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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 decided to do something else that day. (EMELSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42391.8
1) Checked388.2
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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 wasn't interested in the theme of the service. (EMTHEME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45698.9
1) Checked51.1
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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 didn't want to hear a particular preacher/speaker. (EMPRECHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44195.7
1) Checked204.3
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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. - Conflict in the congregation (EMCNFLCT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45498.5
1) Checked71.5
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
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. - Other (volunteered response) (EMOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) All other1470.0
2) Worked at another church15.0
3) Visited another church (out of town)210.0
5) Visited another church315.0
Missing444 
TOTAL20100.0
170) 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 Hours419.0
2) 1-2 Hours5512.0
3) 3-5 Hours12226.6
4) 6-10 Hours13930.3
5) 11-20 Hours6915.1
6) More than 20 Hours327.0
Missing6 
TOTAL458100.0
171) 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 Hours367.8
2) 1-2 Hours7917.2
3) 3-5 Hours13729.8
4) 6-10 Hours10623.1
5) 11-20 Hours5111.1
6) More than 20 Hours5010.9
Missing5 
TOTAL459100.0
172) 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 Hours21347.1
2) 1-2 Hours10122.3
3) 3-5 Hours7917.5
4) 6-10 Hours337.3
5) 11-20 Hours112.4
6) More than 20 Hours153.3
Missing12 
TOTAL452100.0
173) 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 Hours15734.7
2) 1-2 Hours12327.2
3) 3-5 Hours8017.7
4) 6-10 Hours4910.8
5) 11-20 Hours224.9
6) More than 20 Hours224.9
Missing11 
TOTAL453100.0
174) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BELCHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36781.0
2) No8619.0
Missing11 
TOTAL453100.0
175) [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) Baptist256.7
2) Disciples of Christ71.9
3) Episcopal102.7
4) Lutheran133.5
5) Methodist5915.9
6) Presbyterian18148.8
7) Other Presbyterian71.9
8) Reformed92.4
9) Roman Catholic113.0
10) UCC236.2
11) Non-denominational123.2
12) Other143.8
Missing93 
TOTAL371100.0
176) 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) Baptist419.0
2) Disciples of Christ112.4
3) Episcopal163.5
4) Lutheran204.4
5) Methodist7115.5
6) Presbyterian19242.0
7) Other Presbyterian71.5
8) Reformed92.0
9) Roman Catholic183.9
10) UCC275.9
11) Non-denominational132.8
12) None122.6
13) Other204.4
Missing7 
TOTAL457100.0
177) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45625.46915
178) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active18039.1
2) Generally active9119.8
3) Somewhat active6113.3
4) Not very active5512.0
5) Not active at all7015.2
6) Don't know30.7
Missing4 
TOTAL460100.0
179) 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) Yes9220.3
2) No36179.7
Missing11 
TOTAL453100.0
180) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST#)
TOTAL%
0) 2624.8
1) 6259.0
2) 1110.5
3) 32.9
4) 11.0
5) 11.0
6) 11.0
Missing359 
TOTAL105100.0
181) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45799.3
1) Checked30.7
Missing4 
TOTAL460100.0
182) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46099.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
183) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked461100.0
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
184) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46099.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
185) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44797.0
1) Checked143.0
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
186) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45398.3
1) Checked81.7
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
187) [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 checked45197.8
1) Checked102.2
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
188) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
0) All other22.9
1) Grandchild11.4
2) Distant ancestor22.9
3) Uncle/Aunt45.8
4) Niece or nephew1217.4
5) Cousin2739.1
8) Spouse57.2
9) In-law1623.2
Missing395 
TOTAL69100.0
189) 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? (RELCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10924.5
2) No33675.5
Missing19 
TOTAL445100.0
190) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH#)
TOTAL%
0) 2119.3
1) 5247.7
2) 2422.0
3) 43.7
4) 32.8
6) 21.8
7) 21.8
8) 10.9
Missing355 
TOTAL109100.0
191) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44596.5
1) Checked163.5
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
192) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44596.5
1) Checked163.5
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
193) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43895.0
1) Checked235.0
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
194) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45498.5
1) Checked71.5
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
195) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply My son (SONCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45999.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
196) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45999.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
197) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - A brother or sister (SIBCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44797.0
1) Checked143.0
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
198) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other11.4
1) Grandchild11.4
2) Distant ancestor2128.8
3) Uncle/Aunt2432.9
5) Cousin1317.8
8) Spouse45.5
9) In-law912.3
Missing391 
TOTAL73100.0
199) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative224.8
2) Conservative16335.7
3) Moderate19542.7
4) Liberal6213.6
5) Very Liberal153.3
Missing7 
TOTAL457100.0
200) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as a personal savior? (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32270.3
2) No13629.7
Missing6 
TOTAL458100.0
201) 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) Yes19843.6
2) No25656.4
Missing10 
TOTAL454100.0
202) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44098.9
2) No51.1
Missing19 
TOTAL445100.0
203) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it24454.8
2) Almost all of it7316.4
3) Most of it8318.7
4) Some of it296.5
6) Not sure163.6
Missing19 
TOTAL445100.0
204) 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 world327.1
2) Is a true account of how God created the world24654.5
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created17338.4
Missing13 
TOTAL451100.0
205) 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.11325.7
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history.23152.5
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters.9621.8
Missing24 
TOTAL440100.0
206) 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 agree224.8
2) Agree8318.3
3) Not sure5411.9
4) Disagree19843.6
5) Strongly disagree9721.4
Missing10 
TOTAL454100.0
207) 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 agree153.3
2) Agree11024.5
3) Not sure7717.1
4) Disagree13931.0
5) Strongly disagree10824.1
Missing15 
TOTAL449100.0
208) 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 agree30467.9
2) Agree11726.1
3) Not sure235.1
4) Disagree40.9
Missing16 
TOTAL448100.0
209) 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 agree22951.5
2) Agree11726.3
3) Not sure5612.6
4) Disagree378.3
5) Strongly disagree61.3
Missing19 
TOTAL445100.0
210) 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 agree12527.9
2) Agree8318.5
3) Not sure10723.9
4) Disagree9220.5
5) Strongly disagree419.2
Missing16 
TOTAL448100.0
211) 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 agree20044.3
2) Agree22850.6
3) Not sure122.7
4) Disagree102.2
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL451100.0
212) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18842.0
2) Agree13630.4
3) Not sure7516.7
4) Disagree368.0
5) Strongly disagree132.9
Missing16 
TOTAL448100.0
213) 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 agree22549.7
2) Agree15233.6
3) Not sure5913.0
4) Disagree112.4
5) Strongly disagree61.3
Missing11 
TOTAL453100.0
214) 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 daily9019.9
2) Several times a week7717.0
3) Weekly7215.9
4) Several times a month7215.9
5) Once a month245.3
6) Several times a year8919.6
7) Once a year or less214.6
8) Never81.8
Missing11 
TOTAL453100.0
215) 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 daily122.7
2) Several times a week214.7
3) Weekly10423.2
4) Several times a month5512.2
5) Once a month408.9
6) Several times a year8017.8
7) Once a year or less5311.8
8) Never8418.7
Missing15 
TOTAL449100.0
216) 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 daily20.5
2) Several times a week40.9
3) Weekly12227.7
4) Several times a month347.7
5) Once a month5512.5
6) Several times a year7116.1
7) Once a year or less6815.4
8) Never8519.3
Missing23 
TOTAL441100.0
217) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily31369.6
2) Several times a week8418.7
3) Weekly163.6
4) Several times a month255.6
5) Once a month10.2
6) Several times a year112.4
Missing14 
TOTAL450100.0
218) 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 daily10322.9
2) Several times a week7817.3
3) Weekly8819.6
4) Several times a month5211.6
5) Once a month276.0
6) Several times a year5712.7
7) Once a year or less122.7
8) Never337.3
Missing14 
TOTAL450100.0
219) 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 daily40.9
2) Several times a week61.3
3) Weekly5211.7
4) Several times a month224.9
5) Once a month296.5
6) Several times a year6213.9
7) Once a year or less7416.6
8) Never19744.2
Missing18 
TOTAL446100.0
220) Do you believe that Jesus will return to Earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34277.2
2) No225.0
3) Not sure7917.8
Missing21 
TOTAL443100.0
221) [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 200082.1
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year23962.9
3) Less likely in 2000102.6
4) No Opinion12332.4
Missing84 
TOTAL380100.0
222) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12828.3
2) No32471.7
Missing12 
TOTAL452100.0
223) [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) Yes6126.6
2) No16873.4
Missing235 
TOTAL229100.0
224) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home67.8
2) Spend time with family2431.2
3) Party/celebrate1823.4
4) Work22.6
5) Attend church1620.8
6) Vacation/travel11.3
7) Not sure-no plans yet45.2
9) Other67.8
Missing387 
TOTAL77100.0
225) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home133.3
3) Party/celebrate266.7
Missing461 
TOTAL3100.0
226) 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, definitely378.1
2) Yes, probably5311.6
3) No, probably not9721.2
4) No, definitely not173.7
5) Don't know25355.4
Missing7 
TOTAL457100.0
227) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in U.S. society generally? (Y2KSOCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very major10.2
2) Major112.4
3) Minor18340.2
4) Very minor19442.6
5) None at all398.6
6) No opinion275.9
Missing9 
TOTAL455100.0
228) 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 major10.2
2) Major30.7
3) Minor15634.3
4) Very minor20044.0
5) None at all7015.4
6) No opinion255.5
Missing9 
TOTAL455100.0
229) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in your local church? (Y2KCHRCH)
TOTAL%
2) Major10.2
3) Minor8017.6
4) Very minor15934.9
5) None at all19041.8
6) No opinion255.5
Missing9 
TOTAL455100.0
230) 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) Minor10623.2
4) Very minor17337.9
5) None at all15534.0
6) No opinion214.6
Missing8 
TOTAL456100.0
231) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female23551.2
2) Male22448.8
Missing5 
TOTAL459100.0
232) What is your present age? (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45959.09412
233) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm5311.5
2) On a farm265.7
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)13028.3
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)7115.5
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city398.5
6) In a large city (over 250,000)5010.9
7) In a suburb near a large city9019.6
Missing5 
TOTAL459100.0
234) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married38884.9
2) Not married6915.1
Missing7 
TOTAL457100.0
235) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married1318.1
2) Yes, now widowed3954.2
3) Yes, now divorced1622.2
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced45.6
Missing392 
TOTAL72100.0
236) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No31383.9
2) Yes, was widowed71.9
3) Yes, was divorced5213.9
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced10.3
Missing91 
TOTAL373100.0
237) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Never112.9
2) Less than once a year51.3
3) About once or twice a year153.9
4) Several times a year51.3
5) About once a month174.4
6) 2-3 times a month389.9
7) Nearly every week20854.2
8) Every week8522.1
Missing80 
TOTAL384100.0
238) 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) Baptist4612.0
2) Disciples of Christ61.6
3) Episcopal92.4
4) Lutheran174.5
5) Methodist6918.1
6) Presbyterian Church12933.8
7) Other Presbyterian61.6
8) Reformed10.3
9) Roman Catholic328.4
10) UCC153.9
11) Non-denominational133.4
12) None174.5
13) Other225.8
Missing82 
TOTAL382100.0
239) 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) Episcopal20.6
5) Methodist30.9
6) Presbyterian Church30891.7
7) Other Presbyterian41.2
9) Roman Catholic51.5
12) None113.3
13) Other20.6
Missing128 
TOTAL336100.0
240) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, first response (YOUREMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time16636.6
2) Employed part-time398.6
3) Self-employed459.9
4) Unemployed40.9
5) Retired16937.3
6) Homemaker276.0
7) Student10.2
8) Other20.4
Missing11 
TOTAL453100.0
241) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, second response (YOUREMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time37.7
3) Self-employed615.4
5) Retired923.1
6) Homemaker1846.2
8) Other37.7
Missing425 
TOTAL39100.0
242) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time14038.0
2) Employed part-time349.2
3) Self-employed277.3
4) Unemployed41.1
5) Retired11230.4
6) Homemaker4412.0
7) Student20.5
8) Other51.4
Missing96 
TOTAL368100.0
243) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time15.0
2) Employed part-time210.0
3) Self-employed210.0
5) Retired525.0
6) Homemaker525.0
8) Other525.0
Missing444 
TOTAL20100.0
244) 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)
TOTAL%
0) 114.0
4) 10.4
5) 10.4
6) 10.4
10) 62.2
12) 20.7
14) 10.4
15) 82.9
16) 10.4
18) 10.4
20) 155.4
23) 10.4
24) 41.4
25) 31.1
26) 10.4
27) 10.4
30) 134.7
32) 20.7
35) 82.9
36) 10.4
37) 10.4
38) 51.8
40) 6021.7
42) 41.4
43) 31.1
44) 10.4
45) 2910.5
46) 10.4
47) 10.4
48) 51.8
50) 4516.2
52) 20.7
54) 10.4
55) 72.5
56) 10.4
60) 238.3
65) 10.4
70) 20.7
84) 10.4
85) 10.4
96) 10.4
Missing187 
TOTAL277100.0
245) 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) 0156.1
1) 110.4
4) 410.4
5) 531.2
6) 620.8
8) 831.2
10) 1041.6
12) 1231.2
14) 1410.4
15) 1583.3
16) 1620.8
17) 1720.8
19) 1910.4
20) 2083.3
24) 2431.2
25) 2562.4
28) 2810.4
30) 30145.7
32) 3231.2
35) 3552.0
36) 3610.4
37) 3710.4
39) 3910.4
40) 406124.8
42) 4210.4
44) 4441.6
45) 45197.7
46) 4610.4
47) 4710.4
48) 4831.2
50) 502711.0
54) 5410.4
55) 55114.5
60) 60176.9
65) 6510.4
68) 6810.4
70) 7031.2
72) 7210.4
75) 7510.4
80) 8010.4
84) 8410.4
99) Don't know20.8
Missing218 
TOTAL246100.0
246) 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) Management4112.3
13) Business and financial operations298.7
15) Computer and math103.0
17) Architecture and engineering185.4
19) Life-physical and social science61.8
21) Community and social services92.7
23) Legal133.9
25) Education/training/library6619.8
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media113.3
29) Healthcare and technical195.7
31) Healthcare support61.8
33) Protective service30.9
35) Food Prep10.3
37) Building and grounds cleaning10.3
39) Personal care30.9
41) Sales and related occupations3510.5
43) Office and administrative support257.5
45) Farming/fishing/forestry72.1
47) Construction20.6
49) Installation/maintenance/repair20.6
51) Production occupations51.5
53) Transportation61.8
55) Military20.6
99) Homemaker144.2
Missing130 
TOTAL334100.0
247) 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) Management3211.6
13) Business and financial operations103.6
15) Computer and math124.4
17) Architecture and engineering145.1
19) Life-physical and social science20.7
21) Community and social services103.6
23) Legal93.3
25) Education/training/library4917.8
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media20.7
29) Healthcare and technical2910.5
31) Healthcare support20.7
33) Protective service31.1
39) Personal care10.4
41) Sales and related occupations3010.9
43) Office and administrative support2910.5
45) Farming/fishing/forestry31.1
47) Construction31.1
49) Installation/maintenance/repair41.5
51) Production occupations72.5
53) Transportation93.3
55) Military20.7
99) Homemaker134.7
Missing189 
TOTAL275100.0
248) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Your educational level (EDUCYOU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school20.4
4) High school diploma439.4
5) Some college8117.8
6) Graduated from college11425.0
7) Some graduate work6313.8
8) A graduate degree15333.6
Missing8 
TOTAL456100.0
249) 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 grade20.5
3) Some high school61.6
4) High school diploma4912.8
5) Some college6517.0
6) Graduated from college11830.8
7) Some graduate work4010.4
8) Graduate degree10326.9
Missing81 
TOTAL383100.0
250) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (NO_KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None388.4
1) 14710.4
2) 219142.1
3) 311926.2
4) 4419.0
5) 5143.1
6) 630.7
7) 710.2
Missing10 
TOTAL454100.0
251) 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) Live alone5612.2
2) Two of us25655.7
3) Three of us7416.1
4) Four of us5111.1
5) Five of us183.9
6) Six of us51.1
Missing4 
TOTAL460100.0
252) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None10782.3
1) 11813.8
2) 253.8
Missing334 
TOTAL130100.0
253) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_6-12)
TOTAL%
0) None10666.3
1) 13421.3
2) 21710.6
3) 331.9
Missing304 
TOTAL160100.0
254) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_13-17)
TOTAL%
0) None9758.1
1) 15029.9
2) 22012.0
Missing297 
TOTAL167100.0
255) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_18-24)
TOTAL%
0) None10675.7
1) 12719.3
2) 264.3
3) 310.7
Missing324 
TOTAL140100.0
256) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25+)
TOTAL%
0) None174.0
1) 15212.1
2) 233377.8
3) 3255.8
4) 410.2
Missing36 
TOTAL428100.0
257) 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 adult5512.1
2) Single parent102.2
3) Married, no kids24554.0
4) Married, with kids13429.5
5) Some other arrangement102.2
Missing10 
TOTAL454100.0
258) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house I live in now40888.7
2) A different house, same county347.4
3) In a different county, same state92.0
4) In a different state81.7
5) In a different country10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL460100.0
259) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (ST_BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama112.4
2) Alaska20.4
4) Arizona10.2
5) Arkansas40.9
6) California153.3
8) Colorado20.4
9) Connecticut30.7
10) Delaware30.7
11) Dist of Columbia10.2
12) Florida51.1
13) Georgia81.8
16) Idaho20.4
17) Illinois245.3
18) Indiana132.9
19) Iowa163.5
20) Kansas51.1
21) Kentucky71.5
22) Louisiana20.4
23) Maine10.2
24) Maryland20.4
25) Massachusetts30.7
26) Michigan204.4
27) Minnesota102.2
28) Mississippi20.4
29) Missouri143.1
31) Nebraska92.0
34) New Jersey143.1
36) New York367.9
37) North Carolina255.5
38) North Dakota20.4
39) Ohio367.9
40) Oklahoma51.1
41) Oregon30.7
42) Pennsylvania5912.9
45) South Carolina204.4
46) South Dakota30.7
47) Tennessee51.1
48) Texas163.5
50) Vermont20.4
51) Virginia102.2
53) Washington71.5
54) West Virginia92.0
55) Wisconsin51.1
59) Canada30.7
60) Caribbean10.2
70) Great Britain40.9
73) Germany10.2
78) Eastern Europe20.4
92) Japan10.2
96) Korea20.4
Missing8 
TOTAL456100.0
260) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat13028.6
2) Independent8218.1
3) Republican23952.6
4) Other30.7
Missing10 
TOTAL454100.0
261) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White43896.1
2) African American132.9
4) Asian51.1
Missing8 
TOTAL456100.0
262) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) White114.3
2) African American114.3
3) Indian571.4
Missing457 
TOTAL7100.0
263) 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 10,00010.2
2) $10K-14,99981.8
3) $15K-19,99992.1
4) $20K-29,999245.5
5) $30K-39,999358.0
6) $40K-49,9995011.4
7) $50K-59,9994811.0
8) $60K-69,9994510.3
9) $70K-79,999409.1
10) $80K-89,999388.7
11) $90K-99,999286.4
12) $100K-124,9994510.3
13) $125K-149,999214.8
14) $150K or more4610.5
Missing26 
TOTAL438100.0
264) Did you or any other family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGECD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39085.5
2) No6614.5
Missing8 
TOTAL456100.0
265) 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
TOTAL4393522.0275171
266) 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
TOTAL3282179.6718328
267) 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
TOTAL393326.387877
268) 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) $010824.6
2) $1-508920.3
3) $51-1006414.6
4) $101-5007817.8
5) $501-1000347.7
6) $1001-2000235.2
7) $2001+439.8
Missing25 
TOTAL439100.0
269) 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) $081.8
2) $1-505813.2
3) $51-1006514.7
4) $101-50015234.5
5) $501-10005512.5
6) $1001-2000388.6
7) $2001+6514.7
Missing23 
TOTAL441100.0
270) Survey2 (SURVEY2)
TOTAL%
1) Paper42592.2
2) Web367.8
Missing3 
TOTAL461100.0
271) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40153.3
2) 40-499320.3
3) 50-6418740.7
4) 65+16435.7
Missing5 
TOTAL459100.0
272) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female23551.2
2) Male22448.8
Missing5 
TOTAL459100.0
273) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Your educational level (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school20.4
4) High school diploma439.4
5) Some college8117.8
6) Graduated from college11425.0
7) Some graduate work6313.8
8) A graduate degree15333.6
Missing8 
TOTAL456100.0
274) 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 20,000184.1
2) $20K-49,99910924.9
3) $50K-99,99919945.4
4) $100K+11225.6
Missing26 
TOTAL438100.0
275) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White43896.1
2) African American132.9
4) Asian51.1
Missing8 
TOTAL456100.0
276) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat13028.6
2) Independent8218.1
3) Republican23952.6
4) Other30.7
Missing10 
TOTAL454100.0