Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2003 - Presbyterians Today, All

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) In general, how important is it for the PC(USA) to have a regular means of communicating with individual members, elders, and ministers across the denomination? (COMMUNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important118069.3
2) Somewhat important41324.3
3) A little important865.1
4) Not important231.4
Missing11 
TOTAL1702100.0
2) Prior to receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with the magazine Presbyterians Today? (FAMILIAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar59835.1
2) Generally familiar41424.3
3) Only a little familiar30818.1
4) Not familiar at all38522.6
Missing8 
TOTAL1705100.0
3) [IF 'VERY FAMILIAR' 'GERERALLY FAMILIAR' OR 'ONLY A LITTLE FAMILIAR' to FAMILIAR] Do you agree or disagree? By informing Presbyterians about other parts of the church and our shared mission, Presbyterians Today does a good job of binding the church together. (BIND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21315.5
2) Agree61044.4
3) Both agree and disagree31022.6
4) Disagree936.8
5) Strongly disagree181.3
6) Not sure1299.4
Missing340 
TOTAL1373100.0
4) How would you rate the overall quality of the content of this issue? (QUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Very high22813.8
2) High65539.6
3) Moderately high41024.8
4) Mixed28717.3
5) Moderately poor332.0
6) Poor161.0
7) Very poor70.4
8) Don't know201.2
Missing57 
TOTAL1656100.0
5) How would you rate the overall quality of the visual design? (QUALITY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very high31018.8
2) High69442.2
3) Moderately high41625.3
4) Mixed18111.0
5) Moderately poor161.0
6) Poor50.3
7) Very poor40.2
8) Don't know191.2
Missing68 
TOTAL1645100.0
6) How would you rate the overall quality of the photographs? (QUALITY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very high34921.2
2) High65239.6
3) Moderately high41125.0
4) Mixed17510.6
5) Moderately poor311.9
6) Poor50.3
7) Very poor40.2
8) Don't know191.2
Missing67 
TOTAL1646100.0
7) How would you rate the overall quality of the writing? (QUALITY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very high20212.3
2) High63938.9
3) Moderately high44627.1
4) Mixed29718.1
5) Moderately poor261.6
6) Poor60.4
7) Very poor70.4
8) Don't know201.2
Missing70 
TOTAL1643100.0
8) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Cover story on church architecture (p. 12) (INTRST)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest22713.7
2) High interest54432.7
3) Some interest62837.8
4) Only a little interest19912.0
5) No interest643.9
Missing51 
TOTAL1662100.0
9) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Article on clergy couples (p. 28) (INTRST2)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest1499.0
2) High interest46027.7
3) Some interest69942.1
4) Only a little interest28116.9
5) No interest714.3
Missing53 
TOTAL1660100.0
10) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? General Assembly report (p. 22) (INTRST3)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest46027.8
2) High interest68541.5
3) Some interest37722.8
4) Only a little interest1046.3
5) No interest261.6
Missing61 
TOTAL1652100.0
11) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Classified advertisements (p. 32) (INTRST4)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest503.0
2) High interest18811.4
3) Some interest51130.9
4) Only a little interest56534.2
5) No interest33920.5
Missing60 
TOTAL1653100.0
12) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Other advertisements (INTRST5)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest130.8
2) High interest774.7
3) Some interest48829.5
4) Only a little interest66440.2
5) No interest41124.9
Missing60 
TOTAL1653100.0
13) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? UpFront (p. 2) (INTRST6)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest20612.8
2) High interest59236.7
3) Some interest59136.6
4) Only a little interest16610.3
5) No interest603.7
Missing98 
TOTAL1615100.0
14) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? LaughLines (p. 5) (INTRST7)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest17510.7
2) High interest54433.4
3) Some interest62838.5
4) Only a little interest21813.4
5) No interest664.0
Missing82 
TOTAL1631100.0
15) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Cartoons (pp. 5, 38) (INTRST8)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest1448.8
2) High interest47328.9
3) Some interest67941.5
4) Only a little interest25615.7
5) No interest835.1
Missing78 
TOTAL1635100.0
16) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Spiritual Fitness (p. 6) (INTRST9)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest23514.4
2) High interest62438.3
3) Some interest51631.7
4) Only a little interest21012.9
5) No interest452.8
Missing83 
TOTAL1630100.0
17) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Go Figure (p. 7) (INTRST10)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest18211.3
2) High interest54333.6
3) Some interest64339.8
4) Only a little interest18311.3
5) No interest633.9
Missing99 
TOTAL1614100.0
18) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? SpotLight (p. 8) (INTRST11)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest20812.9
2) High interest56835.1
3) Some interest61037.7
4) Only a little interest17811.0
5) No interest523.2
Missing97 
TOTAL1616100.0
19) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Critics' Corner (p. 30) (INTRST12)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest1398.6
2) High interest48029.7
3) Some interest68342.3
4) Only a little interest24615.2
5) No interest674.1
Missing98 
TOTAL1615100.0
20) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Q&A (p. 32) (INTRST13)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest23914.9
2) High interest61938.5
3) Some interest55134.3
4) Only a little interest1408.7
5) No interest583.6
Missing106 
TOTAL1607100.0
21) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Readers Write (p. 38) (INTRST14)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest16710.3
2) High interest53232.7
3) Some interest58636.0
4) Only a little interest24515.0
5) No interest996.1
Missing84 
TOTAL1629100.0
22) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Bright Ideas (p. 45) (INTRST15)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest18511.5
2) High interest55434.4
3) Some interest62238.6
4) Only a little interest19612.2
5) No interest553.4
Missing101 
TOTAL1612100.0
23) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Bible Explorations (p. 46) (INTRST16)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest27016.7
2) High interest64640.0
3) Some interest49730.8
4) Only a little interest1589.8
5) No interest452.8
Missing97 
TOTAL1616100.0
24) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? The Church in Society (p. 48) (INTRST17)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest31619.5
2) High interest58135.8
3) Some interest45928.3
4) Only a little interest18011.1
5) No interest875.4
Missing90 
TOTAL1623100.0
25) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Very interesting35921.7
2) Interesting68741.5
3) Neutral34720.9
4) Bland16810.1
5) Very bland563.4
6) No opinion402.4
Missing56 
TOTAL1657100.0
26) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very inspiring1479.0
2) Inspiring51031.2
3) Neutral56334.4
4) Uninspiring28217.2
5) Very uninspiring875.3
6) No opinion482.9
Missing76 
TOTAL1637100.0
27) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very attractive39223.8
2) Attractive76046.2
3) Neutral36522.2
4) Unattractive734.4
5) Very unattractive150.9
6) No opinion412.5
Missing67 
TOTAL1646100.0
28) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative392.4
2) Conservative19411.9
3) Neutral75346.1
4) Liberal36522.3
5) Very liberal16710.2
6) No opinion1167.1
Missing79 
TOTAL1634100.0
29) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Very useful19011.5
2) Useful65339.6
3) Neutral49329.9
4) Useless22113.4
5) Very useless442.7
6) No opinion462.8
Missing66 
TOTAL1647100.0
30) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY6)
TOTAL%
1) Very relevant26115.8
2) Relevant71143.1
3) Neutral41725.3
4) Irrelevant17210.4
5) Very irrelevant402.4
6) No opinion472.9
Missing65 
TOTAL1648100.0
31) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY7)
TOTAL%
1) Very contemporary19111.6
2) Contemporary57435.0
3) Neutral59036.0
4) Traditional1529.3
5) Very traditional352.1
6) No opinion996.0
Missing72 
TOTAL1641100.0
32) At the current subscription rate of $15.95 per year (ten issues), how likely are you to subscribe to PT after seeing the enclosed issue? (LIKE_SUB)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely28016.9
2) Likely45627.5
3) Not too likely60436.4
4) Not at all likely31919.2
Missing54 
TOTAL1659100.0
33) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if the price were lower, say, $9.95 per year? (SUBSCR)
TOTAL%
1) More likely70142.4
2) Less likely90.5
3) It would make no difference88053.2
4) Don't know653.9
Missing58 
TOTAL1655100.0
34) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if the individual articles were shorter? (SUBSCR2)
TOTAL%
1) More likely875.3
2) Less likely26816.4
3) It would make no difference119973.3
4) Don't know815.0
Missing78 
TOTAL1635100.0
35) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if the individual articles were more in-dept? (SUBSCR3)
TOTAL%
1) More likely55634.4
2) Less likely1237.6
3) It would make no difference84452.2
4) Don't know955.9
Missing95 
TOTAL1618100.0
36) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were fewer articles? (SUBSCR4)
TOTAL%
1) More likely825.1
2) Less likely39624.5
3) It would make no difference103363.8
4) Don't know1076.6
Missing95 
TOTAL1618100.0
37) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was a column by the moderator or stated clerk of the General Assembly? (SUBSCR5)
TOTAL%
1) More likely52932.4
2) Less likely1207.3
3) It would make no difference88654.3
4) Don't know986.0
Missing80 
TOTAL1633100.0
38) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was a page for children or youth? (SUBSCR6)
TOTAL%
1) More likely46528.4
2) Less likely1187.2
3) It would make no difference97159.2
4) Don't know865.2
Missing73 
TOTAL1640100.0
39) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was a page for opinion articles by non-staff (an 'op-ed' department)? (SUBSCR7)
TOTAL%
1) More likely54233.5
2) Less likely1609.9
3) It would make no difference79549.1
4) Don't know1237.6
Missing93 
TOTAL1620100.0
40) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles, in general? (SUBSCR8)
TOTAL%
1) More likely35822.2
2) Less likely18411.4
3) It would make no difference95459.2
4) Don't know1157.1
Missing102 
TOTAL1611100.0
41) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles on 'hot-button' issues? (SUBSCR9)
TOTAL%
1) More likely80850.2
2) Less likely1428.8
3) It would make no difference56735.3
4) Don't know915.7
Missing105 
TOTAL1608100.0
42) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles on everyday living? (SUBSCR10)
TOTAL%
1) More likely71944.5
2) Less likely1197.4
3) It would make no difference68942.6
4) Don't know895.5
Missing97 
TOTAL1616100.0
43) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles on family issues? (SUBSCR11)
TOTAL%
1) More likely67341.7
2) Less likely1126.9
3) It would make no difference75346.6
4) Don't know774.8
Missing98 
TOTAL1615100.0
44) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles about interesting Presbyterians? (SUBSCR12)
TOTAL%
1) More likely71044.0
2) Less likely1126.9
3) It would make no difference72344.8
4) Don't know694.3
Missing99 
TOTAL1614100.0
45) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles about Presbyterian beliefs and theology? (SUBSCR13)
TOTAL%
1) More likely106065.4
2) Less likely744.6
3) It would make no difference42626.3
4) Don't know623.8
Missing91 
TOTAL1622100.0
46) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more news about the PC(USA)? (SUBSCR14)
TOTAL%
1) More likely66141.1
2) Less likely1247.7
3) It would make no difference74746.4
4) Don't know774.8
Missing104 
TOTAL1609100.0
47) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more news about congregations (SUBSCR15)
TOTAL%
1) More likely67141.4
2) Less likely1318.1
3) It would make no difference73245.2
4) Don't know855.3
Missing94 
TOTAL1619100.0
48) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more news about other denominations? (SUBSCR16)
TOTAL%
1) More likely31719.6
2) Less likely35922.2
3) It would make no difference84452.1
4) Don't know996.1
Missing94 
TOTAL1619100.0
49) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more news about global mission? (SUBSCR17)
TOTAL%
1) More likely67141.5
2) Less likely1438.9
3) It would make no difference71644.3
4) Don't know855.3
Missing98 
TOTAL1615100.0
50) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles about mission in the United States? (SUBSCR18)
TOTAL%
1) More likely81750.5
2) Less likely885.4
3) It would make no difference64239.7
4) Don't know714.4
Missing95 
TOTAL1618100.0
51) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more information about the church resources? (SUBSCR19)
TOTAL%
1) More likely61838.3
2) Less likely1328.2
3) It would make no difference76547.4
4) Don't know996.1
Missing99 
TOTAL1614100.0
52) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more information about upcoming PC(USA) events? (SUBSCR20)
TOTAL%
1) More likely55034.2
2) Less likely1076.7
3) It would make no difference86553.8
4) Don't know855.3
Missing106 
TOTAL1607100.0
53) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more theologically conservative writers? (SUBSCR21)
TOTAL%
1) More likely44327.4
2) Less likely51431.8
3) It would make no difference57635.6
4) Don't know855.3
Missing95 
TOTAL1618100.0
54) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more theologically liberal writers? (SUBSCR22)
TOTAL%
1) More likely32420.1
2) Less likely49130.4
3) It would make no difference69543.1
4) Don't know1036.4
Missing100 
TOTAL1613100.0
55) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more content on spirituality and spiritual formation? (SUBSCR23)
TOTAL%
1) More likely89455.1
2) Less likely1026.3
3) It would make no difference53032.7
4) Don't know965.9
Missing91 
TOTAL1622100.0
56) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more content about successful church program ideas? (SUBSCR24)
TOTAL%
1) More likely102162.9
2) Less likely674.1
3) It would make no difference47029.0
4) Don't know654.0
Missing90 
TOTAL1623100.0
57) Would you personally like to be able to buy copies of PT at bookstores, groceries, drug stores, and other places magazines are sold? (COPIES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely1197.2
2) Yes, probably28217.0
3) No, probably not77846.9
4) No, definitely not27316.5
5) Not sure20612.4
Missing55 
TOTAL1658100.0
58) Does the fact that PT is published by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make you more or less likely to want to read it? (PUBLISH)
TOTAL%
1) More likely109665.7
2) Less likely1297.7
3) Has little or no effect41124.7
4) Don't know311.9
Missing46 
TOTAL1667100.0
59) Would you like to see PT put more emphasis on its official status as a PC(USA) publication or put less emphasis on its official status as a PC(USA) publication? (EMPHAS)
TOTAL%
1) More emphasis on official PC(USA) status42225.4
2) Less emphasis on official PC(USA) status20712.4
3) Keep the same emphasis as now68241.0
4) Don't know35221.2
Missing50 
TOTAL1663100.0
60) Would you like to see PT put more emphasis on programs and ministries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or less emphasis on programs and ministries of the PC(USA)? (EMPHAS2)
TOTAL%
1) More emphasis on PC(USA) ministries69742.1
2) Less emphasis on PC(USA) ministries965.8
3) Keep the same emphasis as now59035.6
4) Don't know27416.5
Missing56 
TOTAL1657100.0
61) If you were given a free subscription to Presbyterians Today, how much of each issue would you be likely to read? (FREE)
TOTAL%
1) All of it47528.4
2) More than half of it61536.8
3) About half of it29817.8
4) Some of it, but less than half24914.9
5) None of it342.0
Missing42 
TOTAL1671100.0
62) In your opinion, how important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) continue to publish Presbyterians Today? (IMPORTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important80748.4
2) Somewhat important55833.5
3) A little important16910.1
4) Not important1327.9
Missing47 
TOTAL1666100.0
63) In general, how interested are you in receiving information regularly about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (RECINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested89553.3
2) Somewhat interested49029.2
3) A little interested16810.0
4) Not too interested794.7
5) Not at all interested472.8
Missing34 
TOTAL1679100.0
64) How would you prefer to receive information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Most preferred (PREFER)
TOTAL%
1) In a magazine like PT72845.4
2) Online at a web site20412.7
3) Through an email newsletter20012.5
4) Through a print newsletter20612.9
5) Through inserts for your congregation newsletter22914.3
6) Through announcements during worship352.2
Missing111 
TOTAL1602100.0
65) How would you prefer to receive information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Second most preferred (PREFER2)
TOTAL%
1) In a magazine like PT28719.4
2) Online at a web site24616.6
3) Through an email newsletter24216.4
4) Through a print newsletter35624.1
5) Through inserts for your congregation newsletter25717.4
6) Through announcements during worship906.1
Missing235 
TOTAL1478100.0
66) How would you prefer to receive information about the Presbyterian Church(U.S.A.)? Third most preferred (PREFER3)
TOTAL%
1) In a magazine like PT23016.3
2) Online at a web site21915.5
3) Through an email newsletter22215.7
4) Through a print newsletter26518.8
5) Through inserts for your congregation newsletter32422.9
6) Through announcements during worship15310.8
Missing300 
TOTAL1413100.0
67) Would you be interested in subscribing to a monthly online publication that presented information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (ONLINE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely885.5
2) Yes, probably23114.3
3) Yes, but only if free40325.0
4) No, probably not54433.7
5) No, definitely not24415.1
6) Not sure1026.3
Missing101 
TOTAL1612100.0
68) [IF 'YES, DEFINITELY' or 'YES, PROBABLY' TO ONLINE] How much would you be willing to pay for an annual subscription? (ONLINE2)
TOTAL%
0) None289.3
1) 120.7
3) 310.3
5) 5124.0
7) 720.7
8) 841.3
9) 910.3
10) 1013043.3
11) 1110.3
12) 12196.3
13) 1320.7
14) 1410.3
15) 154113.7
16) 1620.7
17) 1741.3
20) 20237.7
24) 2410.3
25) 25144.7
30) 3020.7
35) 3520.7
40) 4010.3
50) 5010.3
99) Don't know62.0
Missing1413 
TOTAL300100.0
69) Are you or is anyone in your household a subscriber to Presbyterians Today? (HH_SUB1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, as an individual23013.7
2) Yes, as part of a church subscription29317.5
3) Don't know301.8
4) No, never subscribed81048.4
5) No, but I/we subscribed in the past31018.5
Missing40 
TOTAL1673100.0
70) [IF 'NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST' TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too expensive (HH_SUB2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked167598.0
1) Checked352.0
Missing3 
TOTAL1710100.0
71) [IF 'NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST' TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? No time to read it (HH_SUB3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked165396.5
1) Checked603.5
TOTAL1713100.0
72) [IF 'NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST' TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Never got around to reading it (HH_SUB4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked165596.7
1) Checked573.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1712100.0
73) [IF 'NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST' TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Not interested in content (HH_SUB5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked167397.7
1) Checked402.3
TOTAL1713100.0
74) [IF 'NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST' TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? My church quit paying for my subscription (HH_SUB6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked157692.0
1) Checked1378.0
TOTAL1713100.0
75) [IF 'NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST' TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too conservative (HH_SUB7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked170499.5
1) Checked90.5
TOTAL1713100.0
76) [IF 'NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST' TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too liberal (HH_SUB8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked166197.0
1) Checked523.0
TOTAL1713100.0
77) [IF 'NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST' TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Don't know (HH_SUB9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked167397.7
1) Checked402.3
TOTAL1713100.0
78) [IF 'NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST' TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Other (HH_SUB10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked165296.4
1) Checked613.6
TOTAL1713100.0
79) How thoroughly did you examine the enclosed copy of Presbyterians Today either before or while you were answering this questionnaire? (THOROUGH)
TOTAL%
1) Read all of it69341.5
2) Read more than half of it53231.9
3) Read about half of it18210.9
4) Read some of it, but less than half1187.1
5) Just skimmed through it1197.1
6) Did not look at it at all251.5
Missing44 
TOTAL1669100.0
80) Have you visited the Presbyterian Today Web page in the past year (www.pcusa.org/today)? (WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27316.3
2) No140683.7
Missing34 
TOTAL1679100.0
81) [IF 'YES' TO WEB] Approximately how many times have you visited this Web site in the past year? (WEB2)
TOTAL%
0) 031.2
1) 12610.2
2) 26224.4
3) 34517.7
4) 4249.4
5) 5197.5
6) 6166.3
7) 741.6
8) 831.2
9) 920.8
10) 10218.3
12) 12145.5
15) 1520.8
18) 1820.8
20) 2031.2
40) 4010.4
50) 5052.0
60) 6010.4
99) Response Missing10.4
Missing1459 
TOTAL254100.0
82) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A current article or monthly feature (WEB3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked166197.0
1) Checked523.0
TOTAL1713100.0
83) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A past article or monthly feature (WEB4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked166096.9
1) Checked533.1
TOTAL1713100.0
84) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? News about the PC(USA) (WEB5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked160193.5
1) Checked1126.5
TOTAL1713100.0
85) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A job opening announcement or advertisement (WEB6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked167697.9
1) Checked362.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1712100.0
86) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Another advertisement (WEB7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked171199.9
1) Checked20.1
TOTAL1713100.0
87) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? The magazine in general (WEB8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked168398.2
1) Checked301.8
TOTAL1713100.0
88) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Nothing—I just happened upon it (WEB9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked169699.0
1) Checked171.0
TOTAL1713100.0
89) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Other (WEB10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked169398.8
1) Checked201.2
TOTAL1713100.0
90) If you could change one thing about PT, what would it be? (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) More theology, spirituality536.2
2) More news, information on PC(USA)/current issues in PC(USA)/PC(USA) staff and elected body work414.8
3) More content about individual churches and their programs; more content to help individual congregations333.9
4) More focus on presbyteries/regions10.1
5) More reviews30.4
6) More devotionals, Bible study, lectionary texts151.8
7) More contemporary, relevant articles/orientation273.2
8) More focus on evangelism/new church development70.8
9) Add a resource page20.2
10) More information on other denominations, church internationally20.2
11) More human interest stories; profiles of individual Presbyterians30.4
12) Change in 'Reader's Write' (more; less; fewer letters on one topic)60.7
13) More children- and youth-oriented content141.6
14) Change in current columnists/editorial staff70.8
15) Change regarding cartoons40.5
16) More emphasis on mission20.2
17) More guest writers/columnists/editorials30.4
18) More Bible-based content/traditional content60.7
19) Other comments about specific pieces of magazine303.5
20) More depth, in general; more meat; less fluff; more thought-provoking; less boring768.9
21) More length, in general; more articles and/or longer articles161.9
22) Become more conservative/balanced10312.0
23) Written more for laity; more accessible to laity60.7
24) More opinionated editorial stance; less wishy-washy; different tone; more opinion, commentary; more 'point-counterpoint': paired articles by writers with very different takes (e.g., liberal-conservative) on same issue404.7
25) Make it shorter101.2
26) More inclusive; more racial ethnic balance; content in another language50.6
30) Better/different photographs70.8
31) Change layout/format252.9
32) Better graphics40.5
33) Better cover, title91.1
40) Lower price242.8
41) Change delivery/availability (Send to every PC(USA) household; send it to church libraries; make it available for purchase at bookstores, seminaries)222.6
42) Change advertisements101.2
43) Send it free to pastors40.5
44) Change frequency of issue (bimonthly; quarterly)40.5
45) More web emphasis50.6
50) Change nothing; good as it is; general positive comments10912.7
51) Don't know; have no idea; not sure; ?485.6
52) Comment not applicable596.9
53) Eliminate it; shut it down121.4
Missing856 
TOTAL857100.0
91) Response Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper147886.3
2) Web23513.7
TOTAL1713100.0
92) Sample Type (SAMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Member40923.9
2) Elders58234.0
3) All clergy72242.1
TOTAL1713100.0