Presbyterian Panel Survey, 2003-2005 - Background Survey, Members and Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Sample Type (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members110545.6
2) Elders131954.4
Missing8 
TOTAL2424100.0
2) Identification Number (ID1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24232536.2811527
3) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL237919.98516
4) [If YRMEM = 0] How many months have you been a member of congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
0) 12.6
1) 410.5
3) 25.3
4) 25.3
5) 12.6
6) 1436.8
7) 410.5
8) 12.6
9) 25.3
10) 513.2
11) 25.3
Missing2394 
TOTAL38100.0
5) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) 1907.9
1) 32413.6
2) 40717.0
3) 31713.3
4) 1827.6
5) 29312.3
6) 913.8
7) 873.6
8) 933.9
9) 281.2
10) 1285.4
11) 160.7
12) 381.6
13) 120.5
14) 120.5
15) 692.9
16) 40.2
17) 100.4
18) 110.5
19) 10.0
20) 271.1
21) 10.0
22) 20.1
23) 20.1
24) 20.1
25) 150.6
26) 10.0
27) 10.0
28) 30.1
30) 40.2
32) 10.0
35) 40.2
38) 10.0
39) 10.0
40) 20.1
50) 20.1
75) 10.0
110) 10.0
200) 20.1
350) 10.0
998) 10.0
999) 20.1
Missing42 
TOTAL2390100.0
6) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked211286.8
1) Checked32013.2
TOTAL2432100.0
7) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1884741.581863
8) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes164668.5
2) No75731.5
Missing29 
TOTAL2403100.0
9) [IF ORDELDER is 1] Are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes126369.2
2) No56330.8
Missing606 
TOTAL1826100.0
10) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84435.4
2) No153864.6
Missing50 
TOTAL2382100.0
11) [If ORDDEACN is 1] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes605.3
2) No108094.7
Missing1292 
TOTAL1140100.0
12) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked178673.4
1) Checked64626.6
TOTAL2432100.0
13) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked162967.0
1) Checked80333.0
TOTAL2432100.0
14) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked230694.8
1) Checked1265.2
TOTAL2432100.0
15) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked220090.5
1) Checked2329.5
TOTAL2432100.0
16) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked187377.0
1) Checked55923.0
TOTAL2432100.0
17) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked238798.1
1) Checked451.9
TOTAL2432100.0
18) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked203883.8
1) Checked39416.2
TOTAL2432100.0
19) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked190578.3
1) Checked52721.7
TOTAL2432100.0
20) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked182274.9
1) Checked61025.1
TOTAL2432100.0
21) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never261.1
2) Less than once a year210.9
3) Once or twice a year241.0
4) Several times a year793.3
5) Once a month1064.4
6) Two to three times a month29612.3
7) Nearly every week109345.4
8) Every week76231.7
Missing25 
TOTAL2407100.0
22) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: attended programs or events at your church (besides worship; if you attended Sunday or Church School include those hours here.)? (HREVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours36715.4
2) 1-2 Hours40316.9
3) 3-5 Hours65127.2
4) 6-10 Hours57223.9
5) 11-20 Hours29412.3
6) More than 20 Hours1034.3
Missing42 
TOTAL2390100.0
23) 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? (HRVOLUNT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours46819.6
2) 1-2 Hours50421.2
3) 3-5 Hours61425.8
4) 6-10 Hours45919.3
5) 11-20 Hours2159.0
6) More than 20 Hours1225.1
Missing50 
TOTAL2382100.0
24) 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? (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours119750.4
2) 1-2 Hours58924.8
3) 3-5 Hours34814.6
4) 6-10 Hours1446.1
5) 11-20 Hours472.0
6) More than 20 Hours522.2
Missing55 
TOTAL2377100.0
25) 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)? (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours86336.9
2) 1-2 Hours60725.9
3) 3-5 Hours42418.1
4) 6-10 Hours23710.1
5) 11-20 Hours1084.6
6) More than 20 Hours1024.4
Missing91 
TOTAL2341100.0
26) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily42918.5
2) Several times a week35615.4
3) Weekly26811.6
4) Several times a month32113.9
5) Once a month1697.3
6) Several times a year39417.0
7) Once a year or less2209.5
8) Never1576.8
Missing118 
TOTAL2314100.0
27) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily442.0
2) Several times a week974.4
3) Weekly38217.4
4) Several times a month2029.2
5) Once a month1496.8
6) Several times a year35816.3
7) Once a year or less30614.0
8) Never65429.8
Missing240 
TOTAL2192100.0
28) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily180.8
2) Several times a week462.1
3) Weekly51523.4
4) Several times a month1727.8
5) Once a month1637.4
6) Several times a year2159.8
7) Once a year or less26912.2
8) Never80236.5
Missing232 
TOTAL2200100.0
29) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily161668.9
2) Several times a week38316.3
3) Weekly1004.3
4) Several times a month1195.1
5) Once a month341.4
6) Several times a year592.5
7) Once a year or less170.7
8) Never180.8
Missing86 
TOTAL2346100.0
30) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily53923.8
2) Several times a week32014.1
3) Weekly36416.1
4) Several times a month25111.1
5) Once a month1235.4
6) Several times a year29513.0
7) Once a year or less773.4
8) Never29313.0
Missing170 
TOTAL2262100.0
31) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily190.9
2) Several times a week221.0
3) Weekly1818.4
4) Several times a month803.7
5) Once a month1265.8
6) Several times a year2089.6
7) Once a year or less29213.5
8) Never123857.2
Missing266 
TOTAL2166100.0
32) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes185778.4
2) No49721.0
3) Not sure140.6
Missing64 
TOTAL2368100.0
33) What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist19610.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)361.9
3) Episcopal703.7
4) Lutheran1115.8
5) Methodist31416.4
6) Presbyterian79141.3
7) Other Presbyterian361.9
8) Reformed251.3
9) Roman Catholic924.8
10) UCC824.3
11) Nondenominational542.8
12) Other1065.5
Missing519 
TOTAL1913100.0
34) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Check only one box. If you were part of more than one denomination as a child, answer by putting a check by the one that influenced you the most.) (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist26010.9
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)411.7
3) Episcopal642.7
4) Lutheran1285.3
5) Methodist35514.8
6) Presbyterian103443.2
7) Other Presbyterian301.3
8) Reformed341.4
9) Roman Catholic1506.3
10) UCC642.7
11) Nondenominational391.6
12) None612.5
13) Other1365.7
Missing36 
TOTAL2396100.0
35) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL237718.96617
36) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative1536.4
2) Conservative81934.5
3) Moderate98741.6
4) Liberal32713.8
5) Very liberal893.7
Missing57 
TOTAL2375100.0
37) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes157165.8
2) No81634.2
Missing45 
TOTAL2387100.0
38) Would you say you have had a conversion experience—that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (EXPERIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes112847.7
2) No123752.3
Missing67 
TOTAL2365100.0
39) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word37815.9
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context98841.5
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings81034.1
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us1405.9
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book311.3
6) The Bible is an ancient book with little value today10.0
7) Don't know301.3
Missing54 
TOTAL2378100.0
40) The account of Creation presented in Genesis: (GENESIS)
TOTAL%
1) Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible–that is, it took six twenty-four-hour periods for God to create the world1747.5
2) Is a true account of how God created the world136959.3
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created76633.2
Missing123 
TOTAL2309100.0
41) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25110.7
2) Agree63026.8
3) Not sure28612.2
4) Disagree88937.8
5) Strongly disagree29412.5
Missing82 
TOTAL2350100.0
42) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1426.0
2) Agree51722.0
3) Not sure38616.4
4) Disagree69829.6
5) Strongly disagree61226.0
Missing77 
TOTAL2355100.0
43) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a life beyond death. (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree159167.6
2) Agree51822.0
3) Not sure2179.2
4) Disagree231.0
5) Strongly disagree50.2
Missing78 
TOTAL2354100.0
44) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The only absolute truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree109546.4
2) Agree60925.8
3) Not sure34214.5
4) Disagree24410.3
5) Strongly disagree682.9
Missing74 
TOTAL2358100.0
45) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus will return to Earth someday. (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree115348.8
2) Agree56624.0
3) Not sure52422.2
4) Disagree863.6
5) Strongly disagree341.4
Missing69 
TOTAL2363100.0
46) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Only followers of Jesus can be saved. (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree66428.4
2) Agree43518.6
3) Not sure52122.3
4) Disagree50021.4
5) Strongly disagree2169.2
Missing96 
TOTAL2336100.0
47) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: It is important to share faith with other people. (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree90738.3
2) Agree112347.5
3) Not sure1968.3
4) Disagree1285.4
5) Strongly disagree120.5
Missing66 
TOTAL2366100.0
48) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree89937.9
2) Agree74131.3
3) Not sure44718.9
4) Disagree1958.2
5) Strongly disagree873.7
Missing63 
TOTAL2369100.0
49) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus was born of a virgin. (VIRGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree115649.3
2) Agree75132.0
3) Not sure32113.7
4) Disagree743.2
5) Strongly disagree431.8
Missing87 
TOTAL2345100.0
50) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: We should respect other world religions and quit trying to impose Christianity on them. (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28712.3
2) Agree69329.8
3) Not sure53022.8
4) Disagree58925.3
5) Strongly disagree2309.9
Missing103 
TOTAL2329100.0
51) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree148062.0
2) Agree70329.5
3) Not sure1747.3
4) Disagree180.8
5) Strongly disagree120.5
Missing45 
TOTAL2387100.0
52) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree117349.4
2) Agree60625.5
3) Not sure45719.2
4) Disagree843.5
5) Strongly disagree562.4
Missing56 
TOTAL2376100.0
53) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female132755.1
2) Male108244.9
Missing23 
TOTAL2409100.0
54) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL240155.67115
55) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm2138.9
2) On a farm1094.5
3) Small city-town68928.8
4) In a medium-size city (50,000–250,000)38115.9
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city24110.1
6) In a large city (over 250,000)27211.4
7) In a suburb near a large city49120.5
Missing36 
TOTAL2396100.0
56) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married192380.9
2) Not married45419.1
Missing55 
TOTAL2377100.0
57) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married16934.8
2) Yes, am now widowed18437.9
3) Yes, am now divorced11623.9
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced173.5
Missing1946 
TOTAL486100.0
58) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No152880.8
2) Yes, was widowed472.5
3) Yes, was divorced30816.3
4) Yes, both widowed & divorced90.5
Missing540 
TOTAL1892100.0
59) 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. (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist26113.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)492.6
3) Episcopal613.2
4) Lutheran1156.1
5) Methodist29315.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA57530.4
7) Other Presbyterian10.1
8) Reformed241.3
9) Roman Catholic24212.8
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)532.8
11) Independent or non-denominational140.7
12) None472.5
13) Other1568.2
Missing541 
TOTAL1891100.0
60) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife is currently in (if more than one, select the one in which she or he is most involved) (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist80.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)60.3
3) Episcopal50.3
4) Lutheran50.3
5) Methodist130.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA157488.6
7) Other Presbyterian20.1
8) Reformed30.2
9) Roman Catholic512.9
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)40.2
11) Non-denominational40.2
12) None734.1
13) Other291.6
Missing655 
TOTAL1777100.0
61) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never603.5
2) Less than once a year352.1
3) About once-twice a year895.2
4) Several times a year1106.4
5) About once a month1166.8
6) Two to three times a month20011.7
7) Nearly every week65438.3
8) Every week44225.9
Missing726 
TOTAL1706100.0
62) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never18744.0
2) Less than once a year388.9
3) About once-twice a year7116.7
4) Several times a year4911.5
5) About once a month174.0
6) Two to three times a month163.8
7) Nearly every week214.9
8) Every week266.1
Missing2007 
TOTAL425100.0
63) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked152462.7
1) Checked90837.3
TOTAL2432100.0
64) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked218890.0
1) Checked24410.0
TOTAL2432100.0
65) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked224292.2
1) Checked1907.8
TOTAL2432100.0
66) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked239498.4
1) Checked381.6
TOTAL2432100.0
67) Please indicate your employment status: retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked172771.0
1) Checked70529.0
TOTAL2432100.0
68) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked222391.4
1) Checked2098.6
TOTAL2432100.0
69) Please indicate your employment status: student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked235897.0
1) Checked743.0
TOTAL2432100.0
70) Please indicate your employment status: other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked238998.2
1) Checked431.8
TOTAL2432100.0
71) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked169369.6
1) Checked73930.4
TOTAL2432100.0
72) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked226293.0
1) Checked1707.0
TOTAL2432100.0
73) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked226193.0
1) Checked1717.0
TOTAL2432100.0
74) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked241299.2
1) Checked200.8
TOTAL2432100.0
75) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked198681.7
1) Checked44618.3
TOTAL2432100.0
76) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked223691.9
1) Checked1968.1
TOTAL2432100.0
77) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked242099.5
1) Checked120.5
TOTAL2432100.0
78) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked241899.4
1) Checked140.6
TOTAL2432100.0
79) Indicate average hours worked per week (HRWK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL155738.77317
80) If your husband or wife is: employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year (SHRWK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12693918
81) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years of formal education20.1
2) Completed 8th grade50.2
3) Some high school401.8
4) High school diploma23310.6
5) Some college42619.4
6) Graduated from college58526.6
7) Some graduate work27012.3
8) Graduate degree63929.0
Missing232 
TOTAL2200100.0
82) If married, what is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than eight years20.1
2) Completed 8th grade40.2
3) Some high school251.4
4) High school diploma21612.4
5) Some college33319.1
6) Graduated from college53630.7
7) Some graduate work1508.6
8) Graduate degree48127.5
Missing685 
TOTAL1747100.0
83) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None30712.8
1) 126210.9
2) 299241.4
3) 353722.4
4) 42108.8
5) 5552.3
6) 6190.8
7) 770.3
8) 830.1
9) 910.0
10) 1010.0
Missing38 
TOTAL2394100.0
84) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) Live alone29912.4
2) Two of us118449.1
3) Three of us34714.4
4) Four of us39716.5
5) Five of us1285.3
6) Six of us291.2
7) Seven or more of us110.5
8) Not applicable180.7
Missing19 
TOTAL2413100.0
85) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: under six years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None54472.2
1) 113718.2
2) 2587.7
3) 3131.7
4) 410.1
Missing1679 
TOTAL753100.0
86) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: six to twelve years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None49756.0
1) 123826.8
2) 212814.4
3) 3222.5
4) 410.1
5) 510.1
9) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing10.1
Missing1544 
TOTAL888100.0
87) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: thirteen to seventeen years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None47952.8
1) 130834.0
2) 210811.9
3) 3121.3
Missing1525 
TOTAL907100.0
88) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: eighteen to twenty-four years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None50972.6
1) 115321.8
2) 2294.1
3) 350.7
4) 440.6
5) 510.1
Missing1731 
TOTAL701100.0
89) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: twenty-five years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None492.1
1) 129412.9
2) 2183080.0
3) 3964.2
4) 4140.6
5) 520.1
6) 610.0
8) Legitimate skip10.0
Missing145 
TOTAL2287100.0
90) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone27611.8
2) A single parent, living with one or more children773.3
3) Married, no kids106445.4
4) A married couple, living with one or more children83535.7
5) Some other arrangement903.8
Missing90 
TOTAL2342100.0
91) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat61626.0
2) Independent36615.4
3) Republican132355.8
4) Other652.7
Missing62 
TOTAL2370100.0
92) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often127453.0
2) Few times a week47419.7
3) Once a week833.5
4) Less than weekly1948.1
5) Never37815.7
Missing29 
TOTAL2403100.0
93) How often do you send and receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often131254.6
2) Few times a week48220.1
3) Once a week642.7
4) Less than weekly1737.2
5) Never37115.4
Missing30 
TOTAL2402100.0
94) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): white or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1024.2
1) Checked233095.8
TOTAL2432100.0
95) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked239398.4
1) Checked391.6
TOTAL2432100.0
96) Race: Indian or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked242599.7
1) Checked70.3
TOTAL2432100.0
97) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked241499.3
1) Checked180.7
TOTAL2432100.0
98) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked241699.3
1) Checked160.7
TOTAL2432100.0
99) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked242399.6
1) Checked90.4
TOTAL2432100.0
100) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000200.9
2) $10,000-$14,999311.4
3) $15,000-$19,999361.6
4) $20,000-$29,9991245.7
5) $30,000-$39,9991697.7
6) $40,000-$49,9991808.2
7) $50,000-$59,9992059.4
8) $60,000-$69,9991788.1
9) $70,000-$79,9991918.7
10) $80,000-$89,9991607.3
11) $90,000-$99,9991416.4
12) $100,000-$124,99928913.2
13) $125,000-$149,9991496.8
14) $150,000 or more31914.6
Missing240 
TOTAL2192100.0
101) Did you or any other family member in your household fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes194080.9
2) No42717.8
3) Don't know321.3
Missing33 
TOTAL2399100.0
102) Did you contribute to your congregation? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes229897.1
2) No682.9
Missing66 
TOTAL2366100.0
103) Write your best estimate of the amount given to regular giving: (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL199319371.724125395
104) During the last twelve months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to your congregation, in giving to a special capital campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church? (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes110449.6
2) No112350.4
Missing205 
TOTAL2227100.0
105) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special capital campaign: (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL96038594.625185767
106) During the last twelve months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money 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, Pentecost, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy? (SPECIALA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes179078.4
2) No49221.6
3) Don't know10.0
Missing149 
TOTAL2283100.0
107) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special appeal: (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL156336758.781187461
108) Did you contribute to any other religious causes? (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98744.6
2) No122555.4
3) Don't know10.0
Missing219 
TOTAL2213100.0
109) Write your best estimate of the amount given to all religious causes: (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL91432109.327172321
110) During the last twelve months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to non–religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes206789.5
2) No24210.5
Missing123 
TOTAL2309100.0
111) Write your best estimate of the amount given to non-religious causes: (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL181626358.642154865
112) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper223491.9
2) Web1988.1
TOTAL2432100.0
113) New Code (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL242317979.9466430
114) State (STATE)
115) Total Membership (TOTMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2420742.529825
116) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast47919.8
2) Midwest66027.3
3) South90637.4
4) West37515.5
Missing12 
TOTAL2420100.0
117) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 4031313.0
2) 40-4954622.7
3) 50-6480733.6
4) 65+73530.6
Missing31 
TOTAL2401100.0
118) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female132755.1
2) Male108244.9
Missing23 
TOTAL2409100.0
119) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001? (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 $20,000874.0
2) $20K-$49,99947321.6
3) $50K-$99,99987539.9
4) $100K+75734.5
Missing240 
TOTAL2192100.0
120) 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) Democrat61626.0
2) Independent36615.4
3) Republican132355.8
4) Other652.7
Missing62 
TOTAL2370100.0
121) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school or less472.1
4) High school diploma23310.6
5) Some college42619.4
6) Graduated from college58526.6
7) Some graduate work27012.3
8) Graduate degree63929.0
Missing232 
TOTAL2200100.0