Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2003 -- Hunger Issues, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel identification number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10256096.98638
2) Indicate whether you have a positive or a negative impression of the organization. Bread for the World (BREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive38037.8
2) Positive38037.8
3) Negative232.3
5) No opinion808.0
6) Not familiar with organization14114.0
Missing21 
TOTAL1004100.0
3) Indicate whether you have a positive or a negative impression of the organization. Catholic Charities (CHARITY)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive19519.5
2) Positive49349.3
3) Negative303.0
4) Very negative50.5
5) No opinion13213.2
6) Not familiar with organization14514.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1000100.0
4) Indicate whether you have a positive or a negative impression of the organization. Habitat for Humanity (HABITAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive80279.6
2) Positive18718.6
3) Negative70.7
4) Very negative10.1
5) No opinion80.8
6) Not familiar with organization30.3
Missing17 
TOTAL1008100.0
5) Indicate whether you have a positive or a negative impression of the organization. Presbyterian Hunger Program (HUNGER)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive44344.2
2) Positive42342.2
3) Negative343.4
5) No opinion656.5
6) Not familiar with organization383.8
Missing22 
TOTAL1003100.0
6) Indicate whether you have a positive or a negative impression of the organization. Save the Children (SAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive10310.3
2) Positive36036.1
3) Negative12212.2
4) Very negative161.6
5) No opinion23123.2
6) Not familiar with organization16516.5
Missing28 
TOTAL997100.0
7) Indicate whether you have a positive or a negative impression of the organization. UNICEF (UNICEF)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive26026.0
2) Positive50350.4
3) Negative909.0
4) Very negative111.1
5) No opinion11711.7
6) Not familiar with organization181.8
Missing26 
TOTAL999100.0
8) Indicate whether you have a positive or a negative impression of the organization. United Nations (UNATIONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive19619.8
2) Positive48549.0
3) Negative11511.6
4) Very negative444.4
5) No opinion12312.4
6) Not familiar with organization272.7
Missing35 
TOTAL990100.0
9) Indicate whether you have a positive or a negative impression of the organization. Your local food bank/food pantry (FOODBANK)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive57557.0
2) Positive37837.5
3) Negative121.2
4) Very negative20.2
5) No opinion181.8
6) Not familiar with organization232.3
Missing17 
TOTAL1008100.0
10) When it comes to the hunger problem in the U.S., which group do you think needs the most help, that is, which group should we focus assistance on? (FOODHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Children36736.6
2) Poor families52452.2
3) Senior citizens353.5
4) Women111.1
5) Don't know666.6
8) All equally, all of these10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1004100.0
11) Generally speaking, would you say of people who are hungry that their hunger is their own fault or do you believe they are hungry because of other reasons? (HUNGRFLT)
TOTAL%
1) Their own fault212.1
2) Other reasons90390.6
3) Don't know727.2
8) Both10.1
Missing28 
TOTAL997100.0
12) Over the last decade, would you say that the hunger problem has gotten worse, gotten better, or remained the same: in the U.S.? (HUNGRUS)
TOTAL%
1) Gotten worse58357.7
2) Gotten better12812.7
3) Remained the same23623.4
4) Don't know636.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1010100.0
13) Over the last decade, would you say that the hunger problem has gotten worse, gotten better, or remained the same: in the world? (HUNGRWRL)
TOTAL%
1) Gotten worse78078.5
2) Gotten better606.0
3) Remained the same10110.2
4) Don't know535.3
Missing31 
TOTAL994100.0
14) When thinking about the hunger problem here in the U.S., which word or word pair best describes the real problem? (HUNGRPRB)
TOTAL%
1) Child hunger15215.2
2) Chronic hunger20520.5
3) Food insecurity28328.3
4) Malnutrition24124.1
5) Starvation80.8
6) Don't know11211.2
Missing24 
TOTAL1001100.0
15) Which of the following is the best way to help fight the hunger problem in Africa? (HUNGRAFR)
TOTAL%
1) Giving more money to groups like the United Nations505.0
2) Helping farmers in Africa grow more food44544.2
3) Helping charitable organizations like Save the Children363.6
4) Supporting programs in Africa that promote free markets and economic development34834.6
5) Don't know12412.3
8) All equally, all of these10.1
9) None of these or similar response20.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1006100.0
16) Which of the following comes closer to your own personal opinion? (FIGHTHGR)
TOTAL%
1) The best way to fight hunger in the U.S. is through programs that help poor people to get better jobs that pay enough so they can feed their families85584.7
2) The best way to fight hunger in the U.S. is through programs that provide food to poor families11111.0
3) Don't know393.9
8) Both30.3
9) None of these or similar response10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1009100.0
17) Which of the following comes closer to your own personal opinion? (RSPONSBL)
TOTAL%
1) We can't force people to take responsibility for themselves and there is plenty of food for those who need it616.1
2) We need to help people who are chronically hungry, weak, and dizzy because of hunger, and we need to help them so they can take responsibility for their own lives88788.3
3) Don't know545.4
8) Both10.1
9) None of these or similar response20.2
Missing20 
TOTAL1005100.0
18) Which of the following comes closer to your own personal opinion? (CHILDHGR)
TOTAL%
1) Children are hungry because of parents who fail to take responsibility for them and government can't teach parents to love and care for their kids12812.9
2) Parents have a moral obligation to care for a child, but if the parent is chronically hungry, weak and unable to even stand from fatigue, they need direct food assistance so they can then get back on their feet, go to work, and care for their children80180.4
3) Don't know606.0
8) Both10.1
9) None of these or similar response60.6
Missing29 
TOTAL996100.0
19) Which of the following comes closer to your own personal opinion? (CHRONIC)
TOTAL%
1) To help the chronically hungry, we have to first provide them with food, because otherwise they will be too weak to get back on their feet and take responsibility for themselves45245.2
2) We need to help the chronically hungry by making sure they have food so they are not too weak to get back on their feet, but at the same time we need to demand accountability and work49749.7
3) Don't know505.0
9) None of these or similar response20.2
Missing24 
TOTAL1001100.0
20) When it comes to fighting the hunger problem in the U.S., which one of the following do you believe is the most effective in fighting hunger? (EFFECT)
TOTAL%
1) A strong economy and creating more jobs33233.2
2) Charitable groups313.1
3) Churches and other religious groups525.2
4) Food pantries and soup kitchens444.4
5) Food stamps242.4
6) Improving schools in low-income neighborhoods464.6
7) Raising the minimum wage11111.1
8) Social Security30.3
9) Tax relief for poor families, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit181.8
10) The school lunch program373.7
11) The Temporary Assistance For Needy families (TANF) program, also known as welfare reform454.5
12) The Women, Infants and Children Program, also known as the WIC programs949.4
13) Don't know16216.2
Missing26 
TOTAL999100.0
21) Which comes closest to your own personal opinion? (SPEND)
TOTAL%
1) We spend too much on hunger problems, and in the end most of the money is wasted111.1
2) We spend too little money, which is why we have too many hungry children41341.1
3) We spend enough money on programs for hungry children, but we need to reform the programs to make them more effective43343.0
4) Don't know14914.8
Missing19 
TOTAL1006100.0
22) Indicate whether you agree or disagree with the statement. The problem of widespread hunger can be solved in the United States. (SOLVEUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39339.0
2) Agree51451.0
3) Disagree706.9
4) Strongly disagree50.5
5) Don't know262.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1008100.0
23) Indicate whether you agree or disagree with the statement. Enough money is already being spent on the hunger problem. (MONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree151.5
2) Agree17317.1
3) Disagree48948.5
4) Strongly disagree18218.0
5) Don't know15014.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1009100.0
24) Indicate whether you agree or disagree with the statement. We have the experience and technology right now to reduce world hunger dramatically; what we need is the political will to reduce hunger. (POLITICW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50149.6
2) Agree43042.6
3) Disagree515.0
4) Strongly disagree20.2
5) Don't know262.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1010100.0
25) Indicate whether you agree or disagree with the statement. There should be major new efforts, led by charitable and religious groups, with some taxpayer support, to make sure that every child in America has enough to eat. (TAXPAYER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31931.8
2) Agree47046.8
3) Disagree12312.3
4) Strongly disagree222.2
5) Don't know707.0
Missing21 
TOTAL1004100.0
26) Indicate whether you agree or disagree with the statement. Government programs haven't solved the problem of hungry children, so we need to reform these programs to make sure every child has healthy food to eat and parents get help to do their job better. (GOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27127.0
2) Agree55855.6
3) Disagree10310.3
4) Strongly disagree131.3
5) Don't know585.8
Missing22 
TOTAL1003100.0
27) Indicate whether you agree or disagree with the statement. The problem of widespread hunger can be solved throughout the world. (SOLVEWRL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24624.4
2) Agree47146.7
3) Disagree16616.5
4) Strongly disagree161.6
5) Don't know11010.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1009100.0
28) Indicate whether you agree or disagree with the statement. Promoting trade throughout the world helps reduce hunger. (TRADE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree929.1
2) Agree48548.2
3) Disagree19519.4
4) Strongly disagree161.6
5) Don't know21821.7
Missing19 
TOTAL1006100.0
29) Indicate whether you agree or disagree with the statement. We need to do more to help feed the chronically hungry so they can then get back on their feet and take responsibility for feeding and caring for themselves and their families. (RESPONS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28828.6
2) Agree63563.1
3) Disagree343.4
4) Strongly disagree20.2
5) Don't know474.7
Missing19 
TOTAL1006100.0
30) Indicate whether you agree or disagree with the statement. Reducing farm subsidies on the U.S. agriculture would give farmers in poor countries a chance to compete. (REDFARM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree434.3
2) Agree22722.5
3) Disagree25024.8
4) Strongly disagree626.1
5) Don't know42842.4
Missing15 
TOTAL1010100.0
31) The following is an argument you might hear in favor of increasing funding and government support for solving the hunger problem. How convincing or unconvincing do you find each statement as an argument for doing more to solve the hunger problem? The number of hungry people throughout the world has gone down significantly in the last decade. (NUMBRDEC)
TOTAL%
1) Very convincing323.2
2) Somewhat convincing15915.8
3) Not too convincing32232.0
4) Not very convincing40740.4
5) Don't know878.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1007100.0
32) The following is an argument you might hear in favor of increasing funding and government support for solving the hunger problem. How convincing or unconvincing do you find each statement as an argument for doing more to solve the hunger problem? Improving nutrition programs for low-income American families will help children learn in school. (NUTRITN)
TOTAL%
1) Very convincing46546.1
2) Somewhat convincing46746.3
3) Not too convincing525.2
4) Not very convincing141.4
5) Don't know111.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1009100.0
33) The following is an argument you might hear in favor of increasing funding and government support for solving the hunger problem. How convincing or unconvincing do you find each statement as an argument for doing more to solve the hunger problem? Six million children die each year in poor countries from hunger-related causes, and America has a moral obligation to try and fight hunger throughout the world. (MORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very convincing51350.8
2) Somewhat convincing38337.9
3) Not too convincing797.8
4) Not very convincing222.2
5) Don't know131.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1010100.0
34) Just your best guess: what percentage of the federal budge do you think the U.S. spends on humanitarian aid and development assistance to help poor people in other countries? (FEDBUDGT)
TOTAL%
0) None10.1
1) 1 Percent or less32933.0
2) 212712.8
3) 3555.5
4) 4181.8
5) 5989.8
6) 690.9
7) 740.4
8) 8131.3
9) 920.2
10) 10555.5
12) 1240.4
13) 1330.3
15) 15171.7
17) 1710.1
20) 2060.6
22) 2210.1
23) 2310.1
25) 2550.5
27) 2710.1
30) 3030.3
51) 5110.1
71) 7110.1
99) Don't know24124.2
Missing29 
TOTAL996100.0
35) How successful would you say humanitarian aid and development assistance programs to poor countries have been? (SUCCESS)
TOTAL%
1) Very successful90.9
2) Somewhat successful55154.9
3) Not very successful33533.4
4) Not at all successful181.8
5) Don't know919.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1004100.0
36) [IF 'NOT VERY SUCCESSFUL' OR 'NOT AT ALL SUCCESSFUL' SUCCESS] What do you think is the most important reason why you believe that humanitarian aid and development assistance programs to poor countries have not bee successful? (SUCCESS2)
TOTAL%
1) Politics (in general)7121.6
2) Political favors expected, too many strings attached, etc.82.4
3) Corruption10531.9
4) Waste, inefficiency, bureaucracy, too much overhead6419.5
5) Not enough aid and assistance from the United States and other countries237.0
6) Failure of people in poor countries to know how to use aid, poor choices made by the people who receive aid144.3
7) Cultural differences72.1
8) All other3610.9
9) Don't know10.3
Missing696 
TOTAL329100.0
37) Between the following, which one should be a higher priority for Congress? (CONGRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Reducing hunger in the United States26526.3
2) Reducing hunger throughout the world959.4
3) Both should have the same priority62462.0
4) Don't know222.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1006100.0
38) Which of the following candidates would you be more likely to vote for? (VOTE)
TOTAL%
1) A candidate for Congress who says s/he will make fighting hunger problems a higher priority89693.4
2) A candidate for Congress who says there is currently enough being done to fight the hunger problem636.6
Missing66 
TOTAL959100.0
39) Who do you think is better able to fight the hunger problem in the U.S. and throughout the world? (WHOFIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) President George Bush and the Republicans in Congress11211.2
2) The Democrats in Congress34434.3
3) Both equally24023.9
4) Neither21621.5
5) Don't know919.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1003100.0
40) What is your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female29428.9
2) Male72371.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1017100.0
41) What is your age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL101451.78910
42) SURVEY (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper90988.7
2) Web11611.3
TOTAL1025100.0
43) Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102536096.98638
44) Additional Comments (ADDCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Biased1516.1
2) Other comments on how poorly written the survey is6974.2
3) Respondent's lack of knowledge on hunger issues99.7
Missing932 
TOTAL93100.0
45) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.1
1953) 10.1
1954) 10.1
1955) 20.2
1957) 30.3
1958) 20.2
1959) 10.1
1960) 20.2
1961) 121.2
1962) 80.8
1963) 131.3
1964) 90.9
1965) 242.4
1966) 131.3
1967) 232.3
1968) 232.3
1969) 191.9
1970) 222.2
1971) 262.6
1972) 292.9
1973) 262.6
1974) 232.3
1975) 242.4
1976) 191.9
1977) 252.5
1978) 222.2
1979) 343.4
1980) 282.8
1981) 282.8
1982) 363.6
1983) 363.6
1984) 272.7
1985) 313.1
1986) 292.9
1987) 373.7
1988) 262.6
1989) 323.2
1990) 292.9
1991) 242.4
1992) 191.9
1993) 151.5
1994) 222.2
1995) 242.4
1996) 252.5
1997) 282.8
1998) 292.9
1999) 272.7
2000) 252.5
2001) 282.8
Missing13 
TOTAL1012100.0
46) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body: (DENOMORD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist1310.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)21.7
3) Episcopalian10.8
4) Lutheran21.7
5) Methodist43.3
6) Presbyterian7259.5
7) Other Presbyterian43.3
8) Reformed32.5
9) Roman Catholic10.8
10) Untied Church of Christ65.0
12) Other65.0
13) None75.8
Missing904 
TOTAL121100.0
47) Are you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes727.2
2) No93492.8
Missing19 
TOTAL1006100.0
48) [IF SCHOOL = 'yes'] Degree sought: (DEGWORK)
TOTAL%
2) M.A.35.3
4) D.Min.4171.9
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.1119.3
6) Other23.5
Missing968 
TOTAL57100.0
49) [IF SCHOOL = 'yes'] School attending: (SCHOOL2)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton12.6
4) Ashland12.6
16) Claremont12.6
18) Columbia821.1
20) Covenant12.6
22) Dubuque12.6
30) Fuller513.2
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary12.6
45) McCormick410.5
63) Pittsburgh12.6
65) Princeton25.3
68) San Francisco410.5
88) Yale12.6
99) Other718.4
Missing987 
TOTAL38100.0
50) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36335.8
2) No65064.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1013100.0
51) [If SECJOB is 'Yes'] How long were you in that job or career? (YRSSECJ)
TOTAL%
1) 61.7
2) 205.6
3) 3710.3
4) 298.1
5) 3710.3
6) 174.7
7) 205.6
8) 185.0
9) 41.1
10) 4913.7
11) 51.4
12) 185.0
13) 82.2
14) 92.5
15) 123.4
16) 61.7
17) 61.7
18) 51.4
19) 61.7
20) 185.0
22) 30.8
23) 20.6
24) 10.3
25) 82.2
26) 20.6
27) 10.3
28) 10.3
29) 10.3
30) 51.4
33) 10.3
39) 10.3
40) 20.6
Missing667 
TOTAL358100.0
52) If no, bachelor's degree, check this box (BA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101399.3
1) Checked70.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
53) In what year did you receive your B.D. or M.Div. Degree? (YRBDMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10091973.54810
54) What school awarded this degree? (SCHOOLBD)
TOTAL%
1) A Presbyterian-related school26025.7
2) Another church-related school20019.8
3) Other college or university55054.5
Missing15 
TOTAL1010100.0
55) From what school did you receive your B.D. degree? (NAMEBD)
TOTAL%
51) Nazarene1100.0
Missing1024 
TOTAL1100.0
56) From what school did you receive your M.Div. degree? (NAMEMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL101050.79125
57) In what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (YRMDIV)
TOTAL%
1951) 10.1
1952) 10.1
1954) 10.1
1955) 10.1
1957) 40.4
1958) 10.1
1959) 30.3
1960) 40.4
1961) 111.1
1962) 111.1
1963) 111.1
1964) 70.7
1965) 252.5
1966) 171.7
1967) 232.3
1968) 232.3
1969) 222.2
1970) 242.4
1971) 353.5
1972) 282.8
1973) 222.2
1974) 202.0
1975) 222.2
1976) 242.4
1977) 262.6
1978) 272.7
1979) 323.2
1980) 292.9
1981) 272.7
1982) 383.8
1983) 323.2
1984) 353.5
1985) 343.4
1986) 252.5
1987) 383.8
1988) 313.1
1989) 282.8
1990) 222.2
1991) 212.1
1992) 161.6
1993) 242.4
1994) 222.2
1995) 282.8
1996) 292.9
1997) 262.6
1998) 252.5
1999) 161.6
2000) 212.1
2001) 101.0
Missing22 
TOTAL1003100.0
58) If no other grad degrees check this box (GRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70869.4
1) Checked31230.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
59) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: M.C.E./M.R.E. (MCE_MRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100898.9
1) Checked111.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1019100.0
60) In what year did you receive your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (YRMCEMRE)
TOTAL%
1961) 18.3
1962) 18.3
1963) 18.3
1966) 18.3
1970) 18.3
1979) 18.3
1983) 18.3
1988) 18.3
1992) 18.3
1993) 18.3
1995) 18.3
1999) 18.3
Missing1013 
TOTAL12100.0
61) What school awarded the M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (NAMEMCE)
TOTAL%
36) Iliff18.3
45) McCormick18.3
63) Pittsburgh18.3
64) Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education (Union-PSCE) in Richmond433.3
65) Princeton18.3
66) Reformed18.3
78) School of Theology at Virginia Union University (Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology)18.3
98) Union Theological Seminary in New York City18.3
99) Other18.3
Missing1013 
TOTAL12100.0
62) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: M.A. degree? (MA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked96194.2
1) Checked595.8
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
63) In what year did you receive your M.A. degree? (YRMCE)
TOTAL%
1960) 11.8
1962) 11.8
1965) 11.8
1967) 11.8
1968) 23.5
1969) 11.8
1970) 11.8
1971) 23.5
1972) 58.8
1973) 11.8
1974) 23.5
1975) 11.8
1976) 23.5
1978) 11.8
1979) 11.8
1980) 35.3
1981) 23.5
1983) 23.5
1984) 35.3
1985) 23.5
1986) 23.5
1987) 47.0
1988) 23.5
1989) 35.3
1992) 35.3
1993) 23.5
1994) 11.8
1997) 35.3
1998) 23.5
Missing968 
TOTAL57100.0
64) What school awarded the M.A. degree? (NAMEMA)
TOTAL%
5) Austin11.9
13) University of Chicago Divinity23.7
16) Claremont23.7
18) Columbia11.9
21) Drew11.9
22) Dubuque11.9
30) Fuller47.4
45) McCormick11.9
48) Methodist11.9
50) Moravian11.9
64) Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education (Union-PSCE) in Richmond23.7
65) Princeton11.9
68) San Francisco11.9
70) St Johns11.9
78) Union VA59.3
81) Vanderbilt35.6
88) Yale23.7
98) Union35.6
99) Other2138.9
Missing971 
TOTAL54100.0
65) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Th.M./S.T.M. (THM_STM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked95693.7
1) Checked646.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
66) In what year did you receive your Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (YRTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1957) 11.6
1958) 11.6
1963) 11.6
1964) 11.6
1965) 11.6
1966) 11.6
1967) 58.1
1968) 23.2
1969) 23.2
1970) 34.8
1971) 23.2
1972) 46.5
1973) 34.8
1974) 11.6
1975) 34.8
1977) 11.6
1978) 11.6
1979) 23.2
1980) 23.2
1981) 23.2
1983) 23.2
1985) 23.2
1986) 23.2
1987) 34.8
1988) 11.6
1989) 23.2
1991) 11.6
1993) 69.7
1994) 11.6
1996) 11.6
1997) 11.6
2000) 11.6
Missing963 
TOTAL62100.0
67) What school awarded the Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (NTHM_STM)
TOTAL%
5) Austin11.7
18) Columbia58.3
22) Dubuque11.7
23) Duke University11.7
25) Eden11.7
30) Fuller11.7
34) Harvard University11.7
45) McCormick46.7
53) New York11.7
63) Pittsburgh46.7
65) Princeton2338.3
68) San Francisco11.7
69) Southeastern Baptist11.7
75) Union-Auburn35.0
78) School of Theology at Virginia Union University (Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology)35.0
88) Yale46.7
99) Other58.3
Missing965 
TOTAL60100.0
68) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: D.Min. (DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79577.9
1) Checked22522.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
69) In what year did you receive your D.Min. degree? (YRDMIN)
TOTAL%
1971) 10.5
1972) 10.5
1973) 10.5
1974) 41.9
1975) 41.9
1976) 52.3
1977) 62.8
1978) 73.2
1979) 41.9
1980) 52.3
1981) 52.3
1982) 41.9
1983) 83.7
1984) 104.6
1985) 73.2
1986) 83.7
1987) 52.3
1988) 115.1
1989) 83.7
1990) 52.3
1991) 115.1
1992) 83.7
1993) 83.7
1994) 104.6
1995) 115.1
1996) 156.9
1997) 73.2
1998) 73.2
1999) 52.3
2000) 104.6
2001) 41.9
2002) 104.6
2004) 10.5
Missing809 
TOTAL216100.0
70) What school awarded the D.Min. degree? (NAMEDMIN)
TOTAL%
5) Austin94.2
8) Bethel41.9
14) Chicago Theological Seminary10.5
16) Claremont10.5
18) Columbia209.4
21) Drew52.4
22) Dubuque20.9
24) Eastern Baptist41.9
25) Eden20.9
30) Fuller188.5
33) Gordon Conwell62.8
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary62.8
43) Lutheran PA10.5
45) McCormick4621.7
53) New York10.5
61) Perkins10.5
62) Phillips10.5
63) Pittsburgh125.7
65) Princeton41.9
66) Reformed10.5
68) San Francisco2310.8
72) St Paul10.5
74) Trinity Evangelical10.5
76) United Theo Dayton20.9
78) Union VA2210.4
81) Vanderbilt20.9
83) Wesley10.5
98) Union41.9
99) Other115.2
Missing813 
TOTAL212100.0
71) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (PHD_STD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked95493.5
1) Checked666.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
72) In what year did you receive your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1955) 11.5
1962) 11.5
1963) 11.5
1965) 23.0
1967) 11.5
1968) 23.0
1969) 11.5
1970) 23.0
1971) 11.5
1973) 23.0
1974) 34.5
1975) 11.5
1976) 23.0
1977) 23.0
1978) 11.5
1979) 11.5
1980) 34.5
1981) 11.5
1982) 11.5
1983) 34.5
1984) 34.5
1985) 46.1
1986) 57.6
1987) 23.0
1988) 23.0
1990) 23.0
1991) 11.5
1992) 23.0
1993) 11.5
1994) 11.5
1995) 23.0
1997) 11.5
1998) 11.5
1999) 11.5
2000) 23.0
2001) 23.0
2002) 11.5
2003) 11.5
Missing959 
TOTAL66100.0
73) What school awarded the Ph.D./S.T.D/Th.D. degree? (NAMEPHD)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity23.0
16) Claremont34.5
18) Columbia11.5
21) Drew34.5
23) Duke University34.5
28) Evangelical Puerto Rico11.5
34) Harvard University23.0
41) Louisville Pts11.5
63) Pittsburgh34.5
65) Princeton710.6
68) San Francisco11.5
73) Trinity Lutheran11.5
78) Union VA34.5
81) Vanderbilt46.1
88) Yale11.5
98) Union23.0
99) Other2842.4
Missing959 
TOTAL66100.0
74) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Other degree (OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98997.0
1) Checked313.0
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
75) In what year did you receive your other degree? (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
1969) 14.5
1970) 14.5
1971) 14.5
1972) 29.1
1973) 29.1
1975) 14.5
1976) 14.5
1977) 14.5
1992) 14.5
1993) 29.1
1994) 14.5
1998) 29.1
1999) 14.5
2000) 14.5
2001) 29.1
2002) 29.1
Missing1003 
TOTAL22100.0
76) What school awarded the other degree? (NAMEOTHR)
TOTAL%
22) Dubuque14.5
39) Lancaster14.5
63) Pittsburgh29.1
65) Princeton29.1
68) San Francisco313.6
74) Trinity Evangelical14.5
99) Other1254.5
Missing1003 
TOTAL22100.0
77) List any other graduate degrees you have earned. (OTHGRD1)
TOTAL%
1) 131.7
2) Master's Degree15387.4
3) Doctoral Degree126.9
4) Other74.0
Missing850 
TOTAL175100.0
78) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: Year degree received (OTHGRD1Y)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.6
1953) 10.6
1957) 10.6
1959) 21.1
1963) 10.6
1964) 21.1
1965) 10.6
1966) 21.1
1967) 31.7
1968) 31.7
1969) 84.5
1970) 95.1
1971) 21.1
1972) 63.4
1973) 63.4
1974) 42.3
1975) 137.4
1976) 84.5
1977) 42.3
1978) 137.4
1979) 74.0
1980) 52.8
1981) 63.4
1982) 31.7
1983) 31.7
1984) 42.3
1985) 21.1
1986) 42.3
1987) 42.3
1989) 63.4
1990) 74.0
1991) 52.8
1992) 95.1
1993) 63.4
1994) 52.8
1995) 10.6
1996) 21.1
1997) 31.7
1998) 10.6
2001) 10.6
2002) 21.1
Missing849 
TOTAL176100.0
79) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: Graduate degree received (OTHGRD1M)
TOTAL%
1) Business2313.6
2) Education1810.7
3) English/Languages95.3
4) Fine Arts/Music63.6
5) Journalism/Communication21.2
6) Medical/Health2313.6
7) Natural Science-Engineering/Math/Computers127.1
9) Social Science/History4426.0
10) Other3218.9
Missing856 
TOTAL169100.0
80) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: Indicate other schools you received your degree from. (OTHGRD1S)
TOTAL%
99) Other12100.0
Missing1013 
TOTAL12100.0
81) List any other graduate degrees you have earned. (OTHGRD2)
TOTAL%
1) 114.3
2) Master's Degree1252.2
3) Doctoral Degree834.8
4) Other28.7
Missing1002 
TOTAL23100.0
82) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: Year degree received (OTHGRD2Y)
TOTAL%
1962) 14.2
1970) 14.2
1971) 14.2
1975) 14.2
1976) 28.3
1980) 312.5
1982) 312.5
1983) 14.2
1984) 14.2
1985) 14.2
1986) 28.3
1988) 312.5
1994) 14.2
1995) 14.2
1997) 14.2
1998) 14.2
Missing1001 
TOTAL24100.0
83) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: Graduate degree received (OTHGRD2M)
TOTAL%
1) Business14.3
2) Education313.0
3) English/Languages14.3
4) Fine Arts/Music14.3
5) Journalism/Communication14.3
6) Medical/Health417.4
7) Natural Science-Engineering/Math/Computers28.7
9) Social Science/History626.1
10) Other417.4
Missing1002 
TOTAL23100.0
84) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): pastor, co-pastor, associate, or other pastor in a congregation (PASTORE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28027.5
1) Checked74072.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
85) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other position in congregation (POSITION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97695.7
1) Checked444.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
86) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Non-parish Job or ministry (NONPARSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78577.0
1) Checked23523.0
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
87) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Unemployed (PUNEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98496.5
1) Checked363.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
88) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Retired from active ministry (RETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98997.0
1) Checked313.0
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
89) Do you consider yourself a full-time or a part-time parish pastor? (FULLPART)
TOTAL%
1) Full time64184.5
2) Part time11815.5
Missing266 
TOTAL759100.0
90) [If NOPARJOB = 'part-time'] Specify hours per week: (HOURS)
TOTAL%
1) 21.7
2) 21.7
3) 10.9
5) 43.4
6) 21.7
7) 10.9
8) 32.6
9) 10.9
10) 119.5
14) 10.9
15) 86.9
16) 10.9
17) 10.9
18) 10.9
20) 2521.6
22) 10.9
23) 21.7
24) 10.9
25) 1412.1
27) 21.7
28) 10.9
30) 1412.1
32) 10.9
35) 54.3
36) 10.9
37) 21.7
39) 10.9
40) 32.6
43) 10.9
45) 10.9
50) 10.9
60) 10.9
Missing909 
TOTAL116100.0
91) What position do you have in a congregation (check all that apply): Solo Pastor (SOLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61460.2
1) Checked40639.8
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
92) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Senior Pastor (SENIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86584.8
1) Checked15515.2
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
93) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Associate Pastor (ASSO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91489.6
1) Checked10610.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
94) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Co-pastor (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98796.8
1) Checked333.2
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
95) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Stated or Temp supply (TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97395.4
1) Checked474.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
96) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Designated pastor (DESIGNAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101399.3
1) Checked70.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
97) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Interim pastor (INTERMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked96594.6
1) Checked555.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
98) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Tentmaker (TENTMAKE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100598.5
1) Checked151.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
99) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Paid parish associate (PAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99797.7
1) Checked232.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
100) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98196.2
1) Checked393.8
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
101) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (CONGREG)
TOTAL%
1) One71594.6
2) Two or more yoked congregations283.7
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations131.7
Missing269 
TOTAL756100.0
102) [If CONGREG = 'two or more'] How many? (MANY)
TOTAL%
2) 23585.4
3) 324.9
4) 412.4
5) 524.9
6) 612.4
Missing984 
TOTAL41100.0
103) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more). (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL748445.85705
104) Is your non-parish job or ministry full-time or part-time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NOPARJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time18867.6
2) Part-time9032.4
Missing747 
TOTAL278100.0
105) [If NOPARJOB = 'part-time'] Specify hours per week: (HOURS2)
TOTAL%
0) 33.3
1) 33.3
2) 44.4
3) 22.2
4) 33.3
5) 22.2
6) 22.2
8) 33.3
9) 11.1
10) 88.8
11) 11.1
12) 33.3
13) 11.1
14) 11.1
15) 77.7
16) 33.3
18) 11.1
20) 1718.7
23) 11.1
24) 66.6
25) 44.4
27) 11.1
30) 55.5
32) 22.2
35) 11.1
40) 44.4
50) 22.2
Missing934 
TOTAL91100.0
106) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Faculty/staff at education institute (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked96394.4
1) Checked575.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
107) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Chaplain (CHAPLAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94692.7
1) Checked747.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
108) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Missionary/Mission co-worker (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101699.6
1) Checked40.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
109) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Staff or mid-sized government body staff (NATFSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97595.6
1) Checked454.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
110) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (ECUMEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101099.0
1) Checked101.0
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
111) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Professional pastoral counselor (PROFCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101199.1
1) Checked90.9
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
112) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Other employment (OTHEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked90388.5
1) Checked11711.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
113) For what type of institution do you work?: Military (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101399.3
1) Checked70.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
114) For what type of institution do you work?: Civilian government (CIVLGOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100098.0
1) Checked202.0
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
115) For what type of institution do you work?: Elementary, middle, high school (ELEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101199.1
1) Checked90.9
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
116) For what type of institution do you work?: College or university (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97895.9
1) Checked424.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
117) For what type of institution do you work?: Seminary or other theology school (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99797.7
1) Checked232.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
118) For what type of institution do you work?: Hospital or other medical facility (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97295.3
1) Checked484.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
119) For what type of institution do you work?: Church/religious body (CHURCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94892.9
1) Checked727.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
120) For what type of institution do you work?: Other non-profit organization (NOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98496.5
1) Checked363.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
121) For what type of institution do you work?: For-profit business (FORPROF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99197.2
1) Checked292.8
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
122) For what type of institution do you work?: Other (OTHER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98196.2
1) Checked393.8
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
123) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A)? (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10639.8
2) No16060.2
Missing759 
TOTAL266100.0
124) How old were you when you decided God was calling you into ministry? (AGEGOD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL100822.9879
125) How large was the congregation you belonged to at that time? (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL992765.3431020
126) How important was that congregation in your overall discernment of a call? (IMPTCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important42041.8
2) Important37737.5
3) Not very important15515.4
4) Not at all important525.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1004100.0
127) [If IMPTCALL = 'very important' or 'important'] What person/feature there most influenced your sense of call? (INFLUEN)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor41247.9
2) Other staff person728.4
3) Lay leader677.8
4) Other member313.6
5) Congregational program-activity11012.8
6) Worship364.2
7) Overall culture or feel13215.3
Missing165 
TOTAL860100.0
128) Was this the same congregation you were raised in? (RAISED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54354.2
2) No45945.8
Missing23 
TOTAL1002100.0
129) [If RAISED= 'No'], How large was the congregation you grew up in? (RAISED2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL369800.3931611
130) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
TOTAL%
0) 32932.5
1) 10410.3
2) 262.6
3) 262.6
4) 272.7
5) 313.1
6) 191.9
7) 111.1
8) 252.5
9) 151.5
10) 262.6
11) 60.6
12) 191.9
13) 121.2
14) 161.6
15) 151.5
16) 131.3
17) 121.2
18) 252.5
19) 161.6
20) 191.9
21) 232.3
22) 272.7
23) 171.7
24) 212.1
25) 272.7
26) 151.5
27) 151.5
28) 101.0
29) 50.5
30) 141.4
31) 40.4
32) 70.7
33) 10.1
34) 20.2
35) 70.7
36) 50.5
37) 20.2
40) 50.5
41) 40.4
44) 10.1
45) 10.1
46) 30.3
47) 10.1
48) 10.1
50) 10.1
59) 10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1012100.0
131) 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) Baptist757.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)111.1
3) Episcopal121.2
4) Lutheran252.5
5) Methodist727.1
6) Presbyterian62962.3
7) Other Presbyterian262.6
8) Reformed151.5
9) Roman Catholic262.6
10) UCC262.6
11) Independent or Non-denominational252.5
12) Other626.1
13) None60.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1010100.0
132) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative303.0
2) Conservative23223.0
3) Moderate37637.2
4) Liberal28027.7
5) Very liberal919.0
6) Varies10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1010100.0
133) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word272.7
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context56355.7
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings33232.8
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us828.1
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book60.6
7) Don't know10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL1011100.0
134) 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 24-hour periods for God to create the world121.3
2) Is a true account of how God created the world49051.1
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created45747.7
Missing66 
TOTAL959100.0
135) 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. (BELIEFS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree202.0
2) Agree666.5
3) Not sure565.6
4) Disagree55655.1
5) Strongly disagree31130.8
Missing16 
TOTAL1009100.0
136) 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 agree242.4
2) Agree999.8
3) Not sure737.3
4) Disagree42842.5
5) Strongly disagree38238.0
Missing19 
TOTAL1006100.0
137) 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 agree75374.8
2) Agree19719.6
3) Not sure454.5
4) Disagree60.6
5) Strongly disagree60.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1007100.0
138) 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 agree38538.7
2) Agree25926.0
3) Not sure757.5
4) Disagree20120.2
5) Strongly disagree757.5
Missing30 
TOTAL995100.0
139) 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 agree16916.9
2) Agree14814.8
3) Not sure16316.3
4) Disagree30130.0
5) Strongly disagree22122.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1002100.0
140) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Important to share faith with other people (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree54553.7
2) Agree44944.3
3) Not sure111.1
4) Disagree80.8
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1014100.0
141) 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 agree43743.7
2) Agree30230.2
3) Not sure17817.8
4) Disagree494.9
5) Strongly disagree353.5
Missing24 
TOTAL1001100.0
142) 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 agree28328.2
2) Agree26025.9
3) Not sure16716.7
4) Disagree18118.1
5) Strongly disagree11111.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1002100.0
143) 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 agree32732.6
2) Agree27327.2
3) Not sure20320.2
4) Disagree12412.4
5) Strongly disagree767.6
Missing22 
TOTAL1003100.0
144) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily49448.6
2) Several times a week33933.4
3) Weekly11010.8
4) Several times a month343.3
5) Once a month131.3
6) Several times a year212.1
7) Once a year or less30.3
8) Never20.2
Missing9 
TOTAL1016100.0
145) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (TOGETHER)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily656.5
2) Several times a week21221.1
3) Weekly32832.7
4) Several times a month11511.5
5) Once a month585.8
6) Several times a year12212.2
7) Once a year or less404.0
8) Never636.3
Missing22 
TOTAL1003100.0
146) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (STDYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily111.1
2) Several times a week13013.0
3) Weekly43343.4
4) Several times a month10710.7
5) Once a month666.6
6) Several times a year12312.3
7) Once a year or less484.8
8) Never797.9
Missing28 
TOTAL997100.0
147) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily86886.2
2) Several times a week10710.6
3) Weekly151.5
4) Several times a month101.0
5) Once a month20.2
6) Several times a year30.3
7) Once a year or less10.1
8) Never10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1007100.0
148) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRYTOGET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily44243.8
2) Several times a week29829.6
3) Weekly13012.9
4) Several times a month626.2
5) Once a month161.6
6) Several times a year383.8
7) Once a year or less70.7
8) Never151.5
Missing17 
TOTAL1008100.0
149) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily252.5
2) Several times a week636.3
3) Weekly28628.6
4) Several times a month838.3
5) Once a month10010.0
6) Several times a year15215.2
7) Once a year or less999.9
8) Never19119.1
Missing26 
TOTAL999100.0
150) Respondent's sex (RSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female27927.5
2) Male73672.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1015100.0
151) Respondent's age (RAGE)
TOTAL%
26) 20.2
27) 40.4
28) 10.1
29) 50.5
30) 50.5
31) 121.2
32) 90.9
33) 70.7
34) 90.9
35) 121.2
36) 80.8
37) 90.9
38) 191.9
39) 171.7
40) 222.2
41) 171.7
42) 161.6
43) 282.8
44) 191.9
45) 323.2
46) 424.1
47) 333.3
48) 393.8
49) 323.2
50) 363.6
51) 313.1
52) 454.4
53) 393.8
54) 363.6
55) 555.4
56) 484.7
57) 323.2
58) 282.8
59) 393.8
60) 484.7
61) 222.2
62) 464.5
63) 242.4
64) 252.5
65) 191.9
66) 90.9
67) 70.7
68) 111.1
69) 20.2
70) 40.4
71) 30.3
72) 10.1
74) 20.2
75) 20.2
80) 10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1014100.0
152) 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 farm605.9
2) On a farm30.3
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)33232.8
4) In a medium-size city (50,000–250,000)15215.0
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city787.7
6) In a large city (over 250,000)16816.6
7) In a suburb near a large city21821.6
Missing14 
TOTAL1011100.0
153) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married86885.5
2) Not married14714.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1015100.0
154) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Never married6242.5
2) Yes, am now widowed117.5
3) Yes, am now divorced7148.6
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced21.4
Missing879 
TOTAL146100.0
155) If married, what is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school10.1
4) High school diploma212.4
5) Some college9310.8
6) Graduated from college22225.9
7) Some graduate work9310.8
8) A Graduate degree42849.9
Missing167 
TOTAL858100.0
156) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was widowed121.4
2) Yes, was divorced15417.7
3) Both widowed & divorced10.1
4) No70580.8
Missing153 
TOTAL872100.0
157) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SMINISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13715.7
2) No73484.3
Missing154 
TOTAL871100.0
158) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58757.5
1) Checked43342.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
159) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82981.3
1) Checked19118.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
160) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94993.0
1) Checked717.0
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
161) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99097.1
1) Checked302.9
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
162) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked95693.7
1) Checked646.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
163) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93291.4
1) Checked888.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
164) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100398.3
1) Checked171.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
165) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98596.6
1) Checked353.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
166) 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)
TOTAL%
0) 030.4
3) 310.1
4) 430.4
5) 550.7
6) 620.3
7) 740.6
8) 871.0
10) 10162.3
12) 1271.0
14) 1410.1
15) 15233.4
16) 1650.7
18) 1840.6
20) 20345.0
21) 2110.1
22) 2230.4
23) 2310.1
24) 2491.3
25) 25263.8
26) 2620.3
27) 2710.1
28) 2820.3
30) 30405.9
32) 3260.9
33) 3310.1
34) 3410.1
35) 35243.5
36) 3660.9
37) 3720.3
38) 3881.2
40) 4017425.5
42) 4230.4
43) 4350.7
44) 4440.6
45) 45466.7
47) 4710.1
48) 4850.7
50) 509714.2
53) 5310.1
54) 5410.1
55) 55213.1
58) 5820.3
60) 60527.6
65) 6550.7
70) 7091.3
73) 7310.1
75) 7520.3
80) 8020.3
99) 99 Hours or more30.4
Missing343 
TOTAL682100.0
167) 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). (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist9210.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)172.0
3) Episcopalian343.9
4) Lutheran404.6
5) Methodist10311.9
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA37743.6
7) Other Presbyterian10.1
8) Reformed121.4
9) Roman Catholic819.4
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)252.9
11) Independent or non-denominational131.5
12) None111.3
13) Other586.7
Missing161 
TOTAL864100.0
168) 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) Baptist40.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)50.6
3) Episcopalian101.2
4) Lutheran50.6
5) Methodist81.0
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA76992.0
7) Other Presbyterian10.1
9) Roman Catholic101.2
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)70.8
11) Independent or non-denominational10.1
12) None30.4
13) Other131.6
Missing189 
TOTAL836100.0
169) How many children do you have? Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None15215.0
1) 112412.3
2) 242642.1
3) 321721.5
4) 4605.9
5) 5212.1
6) 660.6
7) 730.3
8) 810.1
9) 9 or more10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL1011100.0
170) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (MANSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22121.8
2) No79578.2
Missing9 
TOTAL1016100.0
171) 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) I live alone.10710.5
2) Two of us46245.5
3) Three of us17817.5
4) Four of us17517.2
5) Five of us717.0
6) Six of us171.7
7) Seven or more of us40.4
8) Not applicable10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1015100.0
172) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: under 6 years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None24769.0
1) 17922.1
2) 2298.1
3) 330.8
Missing667 
TOTAL358100.0
173) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 6-12 years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None23855.7
1) 111927.9
2) 25913.8
3) 3102.3
4) 410.2
Missing598 
TOTAL427100.0
174) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 13-17 years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None22449.7
1) 116336.1
2) 25913.1
3) 351.1
Missing574 
TOTAL451100.0
175) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 18-24 years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None23570.6
1) 18124.3
2) 2144.2
3) 330.9
Missing692 
TOTAL333100.0
176) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 25 years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None10.1
1) 113113.1
2) 281881.9
3) 3424.2
4) 450.5
6) 610.1
7) 710.1
Missing26 
TOTAL999100.0
177) 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 alone969.5
2) A single parent, living with one or more children252.5
3) A married couple, no children in household42041.6
4) A married couple, living with one or more children41340.9
5) Some other arrangement555.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1009100.0
178) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat55654.9
2) Independent17417.2
3) Republican24824.5
4) Other333.3
5) Libertarian10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1012100.0
179) 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 $10,00010.1
2) $10,000-$14,99920.2
3) $15,000-$19,99960.6
4) $20,000-$29,999343.4
5) $30,000-$39,999909.0
6) $40,000-$49,99913213.2
7) $50,000-$59,99912312.3
8) $60,000-$69,99912212.2
9) $70,000-$79,99911511.5
10) $80,000-$89,99910010.0
11) $90,000-$99,999818.1
12) $100,000-$124,99911011.0
13) $125,000-$149,999343.4
14) $150,000 or more474.7
Missing28 
TOTAL997100.0
180) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): white or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked595.8
1) Checked96194.2
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
181) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100598.5
1) Checked151.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
182) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Indian (American) or Alaska Native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100198.1
1) Checked191.9
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
183) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99497.5
1) Checked262.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
184) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101199.1
1) Checked90.9
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
185) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100998.9
1) Checked111.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
186) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to your congregation in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign) (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes97896.9
2) No313.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1009100.0
187) Write your best estimate of the amount given to regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9114071.4183650
188) During the last 12 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) Yes39741.3
2) No56558.7
Missing63 
TOTAL962100.0
189) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3873809.64950805
190) During the last 12 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) Yes78980.3
2) No19419.7
Missing42 
TOTAL983100.0
191) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special appeal (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7414439.06363525
192) Did you contribute to religious causes outside the PCUSA? (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes64566.6
2) No32433.4
Missing56 
TOTAL969100.0
193) Write your best estimate of the amount given to all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6204411.90556854
194) During the last 12 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) Yes87587.6
2) No12412.4
Missing26 
TOTAL999100.0
195) Amount contributed to non-religious charities (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8257049.31477757
196) Survey Form (SURFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper92390.5
2) Web979.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
197) Past Pastor (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Non-pastor35034.3
1) Pastor67065.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
198) SAMP (SAMP)
TOTAL%
3) Pastor67065.7
4) Specialized Clergy35034.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1020100.0
199) State (STATE)
200) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast19519.1
2) Midwest25424.9
3) South36936.2
4) West20119.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1019100.0
201) I-AGE: What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 4013613.4
2) 40-4924924.6
3) 50-6455855.0
4) 65+717.0
Missing11 
TOTAL1014100.0
202) I-SEX: Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female27927.5
2) Male73672.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1015100.0
203) 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 $20,00090.9
2) $20K-$49,99925625.7
3) $50K-$99,99954154.3
4) $100K+19119.2
Missing28 
TOTAL997100.0
204) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat55654.9
2) Independent17417.2
3) Republican24824.5
4) Other343.4
Missing13 
TOTAL1012100.0
205) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast19519.1
2) Midwest25424.9
3) South36936.2
4) West20119.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1019100.0