Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2003 - Presbyterians Today, Clergy

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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 important55276.8
2) Somewhat important13018.1
3) A little important314.3
4) Not important60.8
Missing3 
TOTAL719100.0
2) Prior to receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with the magazine Presbyterians Today? (FAMILIAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar45262.7
2) Generally familiar19426.9
3) Only a little familiar547.5
4) Not familiar at all212.9
Missing1 
TOTAL721100.0
3) [Ask if FAMILIAR = "VERY FAMILIAR", "GENERALLY FAMILIAR", OR "ONLY A LITTLE 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 agree15622.1
2) Agree30142.7
3) Both agree and disagree14921.1
4) Disagree537.5
5) Strongly disagree121.7
6) Not sure344.8
Missing17 
TOTAL705100.0
4) How would you rate the overall quality of the content of this issue? (QUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Very high11315.9
2) High29040.9
3) Moderately high16222.8
4) Mixed11716.5
5) Moderately poor172.4
6) Poor71.0
7) Very poor20.3
8) Don't know10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL709100.0
5) How would you rate the overall quality of the visual design? (QUALITY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very high17124.2
2) High30443.1
3) Moderately high15221.5
4) Mixed649.1
5) Moderately poor91.3
6) Poor20.3
7) Very poor20.3
8) Don't know20.3
Missing16 
TOTAL706100.0
6) How would you rate the overall quality of the photographs? (QUALITY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very high18926.8
2) High29141.2
3) Moderately high14520.5
4) Mixed649.1
5) Moderately poor111.6
6) Poor30.4
7) Very poor10.1
8) Don't know20.3
Missing16 
TOTAL706100.0
7) How would you rate the overall quality of the writing? (QUALITY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very high10615.0
2) High27238.6
3) Moderately high17925.4
4) Mixed12517.7
5) Moderately poor172.4
6) Poor40.6
8) Don't know20.3
Missing17 
TOTAL705100.0
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 interest12517.5
2) High interest23933.5
3) Some interest26336.9
4) Only a little interest7210.1
5) No interest142.0
Missing9 
TOTAL713100.0
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 interest8011.2
2) High interest16923.7
3) Some interest29441.2
4) Only a little interest13919.5
5) No interest314.3
Missing9 
TOTAL713100.0
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 interest21430.1
2) High interest30943.5
3) Some interest14720.7
4) Only a little interest354.9
5) No interest50.7
Missing12 
TOTAL710100.0
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 interest324.5
2) High interest10514.8
3) Some interest26136.8
4) Only a little interest21830.7
5) No interest9413.2
Missing12 
TOTAL710100.0
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 interest50.7
2) High interest314.4
3) Some interest21129.7
4) Only a little interest29341.3
5) No interest17023.9
Missing12 
TOTAL710100.0
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 interest7310.5
2) High interest24335.1
3) Some interest26237.8
4) Only a little interest9013.0
5) No interest253.6
Missing29 
TOTAL693100.0
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 interest9012.8
2) High interest21730.9
3) Some interest24234.4
4) Only a little interest12718.1
5) No interest273.8
Missing19 
TOTAL703100.0
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 interest7110.1
2) High interest21831.0
3) Some interest26537.6
4) Only a little interest12117.2
5) No interest294.1
Missing18 
TOTAL704100.0
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 interest11115.8
2) High interest27839.5
3) Some interest20128.6
4) Only a little interest9613.7
5) No interest172.4
Missing19 
TOTAL703100.0
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 interest9013.0
2) High interest24034.6
3) Some interest26538.2
4) Only a little interest8211.8
5) No interest172.4
Missing28 
TOTAL694100.0
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 interest10715.4
2) High interest24935.7
3) Some interest25436.4
4) Only a little interest7811.2
5) No interest91.3
Missing25 
TOTAL697100.0
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 interest649.1
2) High interest21931.3
3) Some interest28440.6
4) Only a little interest11416.3
5) No interest192.7
Missing22 
TOTAL700100.0
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 interest10114.6
2) High interest26538.2
3) Some interest23734.2
4) Only a little interest669.5
5) No interest243.5
Missing29 
TOTAL693100.0
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 interest699.9
2) High interest20028.6
3) Some interest26037.1
4) Only a little interest12818.3
5) No interest436.1
Missing22 
TOTAL700100.0
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 interest8512.3
2) High interest24435.3
3) Some interest25336.6
4) Only a little interest9113.2
5) No interest182.6
Missing31 
TOTAL691100.0
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 interest12417.8
2) High interest27038.8
3) Some interest21831.4
4) Only a little interest679.6
5) No interest162.3
Missing27 
TOTAL695100.0
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 interest15922.7
2) High interest23433.5
3) Some interest18025.8
4) Only a little interest8712.4
5) No interest395.6
Missing23 
TOTAL699100.0
25) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Very interesting15221.4
2) Interesting30543.0
3) Neutral12117.0
4) Bland9713.7
5) Very bland314.4
6) No opinion40.6
Missing12 
TOTAL710100.0
26) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very inspiring669.4
2) Inspiring21530.5
3) Neutral23933.9
4) Uninspiring13519.1
5) Very uninspiring446.2
6) No opinion60.9
Missing17 
TOTAL705100.0
27) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very attractive19727.7
2) Attractive34448.3
3) Neutral12417.4
4) Unattractive334.6
5) Very unattractive71.0
6) No opinion71.0
Missing10 
TOTAL712100.0
28) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative81.1
2) Conservative405.7
3) Neutral36551.8
4) Liberal19828.1
5) Very liberal709.9
6) No opinion233.3
Missing18 
TOTAL704100.0
29) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Very useful10314.5
2) Useful31143.9
3) Neutral16623.4
4) Useless10414.7
5) Very useless202.8
6) No opinion40.6
Missing14 
TOTAL708100.0
30) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY6)
TOTAL%
1) Very relevant13218.6
2) Relevant30543.0
3) Neutral15121.3
4) Irrelevant9813.8
5) Very irrelevant182.5
6) No opinion50.7
Missing13 
TOTAL709100.0
31) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY7)
TOTAL%
1) Very contemporary9012.8
2) Contemporary25936.7
3) Neutral24034.0
4) Traditional7811.1
5) Very traditional202.8
6) No opinion182.6
Missing17 
TOTAL705100.0
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 likely19928.1
2) Likely23533.2
3) Not too likely18125.6
4) Not at all likely9213.0
Missing15 
TOTAL707100.0
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 likely33246.8
2) Less likely20.3
3) It would make no difference36150.8
4) Don't know152.1
Missing12 
TOTAL710100.0
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 likely334.7
2) Less likely14420.5
3) It would make no difference50371.6
4) Don't know233.3
Missing19 
TOTAL703100.0
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 likely31444.9
2) Less likely507.2
3) It would make no difference31044.3
4) Don't know253.6
Missing23 
TOTAL699100.0
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 likely355.0
2) Less likely21330.6
3) It would make no difference40357.9
4) Don't know456.5
Missing26 
TOTAL696100.0
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 likely23733.7
2) Less likely679.5
3) It would make no difference37152.7
4) Don't know294.1
Missing18 
TOTAL704100.0
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 likely25135.6
2) Less likely507.1
3) It would make no difference37953.8
4) Don't know253.5
Missing17 
TOTAL705100.0
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 likely26036.9
2) Less likely8712.3
3) It would make no difference31544.7
4) Don't know436.1
Missing17 
TOTAL705100.0
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 likely18726.8
2) Less likely7711.0
3) It would make no difference39957.2
4) Don't know355.0
Missing24 
TOTAL698100.0
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 likely32246.1
2) Less likely9413.4
3) It would make no difference25135.9
4) Don't know324.6
Missing23 
TOTAL699100.0
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 likely29141.5
2) Less likely628.8
3) It would make no difference30944.0
4) Don't know405.7
Missing20 
TOTAL702100.0
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 likely28540.5
2) Less likely618.7
3) It would make no difference33147.0
4) Don't know273.8
Missing18 
TOTAL704100.0
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 likely33848.0
2) Less likely557.8
3) It would make no difference29141.3
4) Don't know202.8
Missing18 
TOTAL704100.0
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 likely48669.3
2) Less likely355.0
3) It would make no difference16323.3
4) Don't know172.4
Missing21 
TOTAL701100.0
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 likely34048.6
2) Less likely568.0
3) It would make no difference28741.1
4) Don't know162.3
Missing23 
TOTAL699100.0
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 likely34949.7
2) Less likely547.7
3) It would make no difference27739.5
4) Don't know223.1
Missing20 
TOTAL702100.0
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 likely12918.4
2) Less likely19527.8
3) It would make no difference34348.9
4) Don't know355.0
Missing20 
TOTAL702100.0
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 likely36552.0
2) Less likely588.3
3) It would make no difference25336.0
4) Don't know263.7
Missing20 
TOTAL702100.0
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 likely40858.2
2) Less likely344.9
3) It would make no difference23733.8
4) Don't know223.1
Missing21 
TOTAL701100.0
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 likely31344.7
2) Less likely618.7
3) It would make no difference30743.8
4) Don't know202.9
Missing21 
TOTAL701100.0
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 likely30043.0
2) Less likely517.3
3) It would make no difference32847.1
4) Don't know182.6
Missing25 
TOTAL697100.0
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 likely18226.0
2) Less likely31544.9
3) It would make no difference18326.1
4) Don't know213.0
Missing21 
TOTAL701100.0
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 likely19227.4
2) Less likely21330.4
3) It would make no difference26637.9
4) Don't know304.3
Missing21 
TOTAL701100.0
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 likely42960.9
2) Less likely507.1
3) It would make no difference20228.7
4) Don't know233.3
Missing18 
TOTAL704100.0
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 likely46165.6
2) Less likely304.3
3) It would make no difference19527.7
4) Don't know172.4
Missing19 
TOTAL703100.0
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, definitely608.5
2) Yes, probably11115.6
3) No, probably not33547.2
4) No, definitely not11516.2
5) Not sure8912.5
Missing12 
TOTAL710100.0
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 likely51271.9
2) Less likely659.1
3) Has little or no effect12918.1
4) Don't know60.8
Missing10 
TOTAL712100.0
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) status20829.3
2) Less emphasis on official PC(USA) status9713.6
3) Keep the same emphasis as now31844.7
4) Don't know8812.4
Missing11 
TOTAL711100.0
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) ministries32646.0
2) Less emphasis on PC(USA) ministries537.5
3) Keep the same emphasis as now25536.0
4) Don't know7510.6
Missing13 
TOTAL709100.0
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 it22030.8
2) More than half of it28539.9
3) About half of it11616.2
4) Some of it, but less than half8612.0
5) None of it71.0
Missing8 
TOTAL714100.0
62) In your opinion, how important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) continue to publish Presbyterians Today? (IMPORTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important42058.9
2) Somewhat important18025.2
3) A little important608.4
4) Not important537.4
Missing9 
TOTAL713100.0
63) In general, how interested are you in receiving information regularly about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (RECINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested52873.8
2) Somewhat interested12918.0
3) A little interested365.0
4) Not too interested172.4
5) Not at all interested50.7
Missing7 
TOTAL715100.0
64) How would you prefer to receive information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Most preferred (PREFER)
TOTAL%
1) In a magazine like PT32246.2
2) Online at a web site13719.7
3) Through an email newsletter12317.6
4) Through a print newsletter8812.6
5) Through inserts for your congregation newsletter273.9
Missing25 
TOTAL697100.0
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 PT14622.3
2) Online at a web site15022.9
3) Through an email newsletter15523.7
4) Through a print newsletter13220.2
5) Through insets for your congregation newsletter639.6
6) Through announcements during worship91.4
Missing67 
TOTAL655100.0
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 PT9815.7
2) Online at a web site12319.6
3) Through an email newsletter12820.4
4) Through a print newsletter12620.1
5) Through inserts for your congregation newsletter12319.6
6) Through announcements during worship284.5
Missing96 
TOTAL626100.0
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, definitely669.4
2) Yes, probably13919.8
3) Yes, but only if free21230.2
4) No, probably not18125.8
5) No, definitely not608.5
6) Not sure446.3
Missing20 
TOTAL702100.0
68) [IF "YES, DEFINITELY" or "YES, PROBABLY" TO ONLINE] How much would you be willing to pay for an annual subscription (ten issues)? (ONLINE2)
TOTAL%
0) None168.3
1) 110.5
5) 594.7
8) 821.0
9) 910.5
10) 107137.0
12) 12126.3
13) 1310.5
14) 1410.5
15) 153317.2
16) 1621.0
17) 1721.0
20) 20199.9
24) 2410.5
25) 25126.3
30) 3021.0
35) 3521.0
40) 4010.5
99) Don't know42.1
Missing530 
TOTAL192100.0
69) Are you or is anyone in your household a subscriber to Presbyterians Today? (HH_SUB1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, as an individual17324.2
2) Yes, as part of a church subscription18125.3
3) Don't know101.4
4) No, never subscribed16623.2
5) No, but I/we subscribed in the past18626.0
Missing6 
TOTAL716100.0
70) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too expensive (HH_SUB2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69896.7
1) Checked243.3
TOTAL722100.0
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 checked69295.8
1) Checked304.2
TOTAL722100.0
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 checked68995.4
1) Checked334.6
TOTAL722100.0
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 checked69396.0
1) Checked294.0
TOTAL722100.0
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 checked65991.3
1) Checked638.7
TOTAL722100.0
75) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too conservative (HH_SUB7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71699.2
1) Checked60.8
TOTAL722100.0
76) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too liberal (HH_SUB8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68695.0
1) Checked365.0
TOTAL722100.0
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 checked70097.0
1) Checked223.0
TOTAL722100.0
78) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Other (HH_SUB10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68394.6
1) Checked395.4
TOTAL722100.0
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 it29441.4
2) Read more than half of it24935.1
3) Read about half of it7510.6
4) Read some of it, but less than half476.6
5) Just skimmed through it375.2
6) Did not look at it at all81.1
Missing12 
TOTAL710100.0
80) Have you visited the Presbyterians Today's Web page in the past year (www.pcusa.org/today)? (WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16523.0
2) No55277.0
Missing5 
TOTAL717100.0
81) [IF "YES" TO WEB] Approximately how often have you visited this Web site in the past year? (WEB2)
TOTAL%
1) 138.7
2) 3624.2
3) 2214.8
4) 138.7
5) 1510.1
6) 106.7
7) 32.0
8) 21.3
9) 21.3
10) 128.1
12) 85.4
15) 21.3
18) 21.3
20) 21.3
40) 10.7
50) 42.7
60) 10.7
99) 10.7
Missing573 
TOTAL149100.0
82) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A current article or monthly feature (WEB3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68594.9
1) Checked375.1
TOTAL722100.0
83) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A past article or monthly feature (WEB4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67994.0
1) Checked436.0
TOTAL722100.0
84) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? News about the PC(USA) (WEB5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66592.1
1) Checked577.9
TOTAL722100.0
85) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A job opening announcement or advertisement (WEB6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69296.0
1) Checked294.0
Missing1 
TOTAL721100.0
86) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Another advertisement (WEB7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72099.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL722100.0
87) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? The magazine in general (WEB8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70597.6
1) Checked172.4
TOTAL722100.0
88) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Nothing—I just happened upon it (WEB9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71198.5
1) Checked111.5
TOTAL722100.0
89) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Other (WEB10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71599.0
1) Checked71.0
TOTAL722100.0
90) If you could change one thing about PT, what would it be? (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) More theology, spirituality348.3
2) More news, information on PC(USA)/current issues in PC(USA)/PC(USA) staff and elected body work235.6
3) More content about individual churches and their programs; more content to help individual congregations143.4
5) More reviews10.2
6) More devotionals, Bible study, lectionary texts81.9
7) More contemporary, relevant articles/orientation143.4
8) More focus on evangelism/new church development51.2
9) Add a resource page20.5
10) More information on other denominations, church internationally10.2
12) Change in "Reader's Write" (more; less; fewer letters on one topic)20.5
13) More children/youth-oriented content10.2
14) Change in current columnists/editorial staff30.7
15) Change regarding cartoons30.7
16) More emphasis on mission10.2
17) More guest writers/columnists/editorials30.7
18) More Bible-based content/traditional content10.2
19) Other comments about specific pieces of magazine133.2
20) More depth, in general; more meat; less fluff; more thought-provoking; less boring5312.9
21) More length, in general; more articles and/or longer articles112.7
22) Become more conservative/balanced4711.4
23) Written more for laity; more accessible to laity30.7
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 issue194.6
25) Make it shorter30.7
26) More inclusive; more racial ethnic balance; content in another language51.2
30) Better/different photographs30.7
31) Change layout/format112.7
32) Better graphics41.0
33) Better cover, title41.0
40) Lower price133.2
41) Change delivery/availability (Send to every PC(USA) household; send it to church libraries; make it available for purchase at bookstores, seminaries)81.9
42) Change advertisements30.7
43) Send it free to pastors30.7
45) More web emphasis30.7
50) Change nothing; good as it is; general positive comments4611.2
51) Don't know; have no idea; not sure; ?163.9
52) Comment not applicable225.4
53) Eliminate it; shut it down51.2
Missing311 
TOTAL411100.0
91) Response Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper62085.9
2) Web10214.1
TOTAL722100.0
92) Panel identification number (PANEL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL72236103.237639
93) Identification number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7206102.808638
94) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1953) 10.1
1954) 10.1
1955) 10.1
1957) 20.3
1958) 10.1
1960) 20.3
1961) 101.4
1962) 60.8
1963) 121.7
1964) 81.1
1965) 172.4
1966) 71.0
1967) 162.2
1968) 131.8
1969) 162.2
1970) 162.2
1971) 212.9
1972) 253.5
1973) 253.5
1974) 202.8
1975) 182.5
1976) 172.4
1977) 162.2
1978) 162.2
1979) 223.1
1980) 263.6
1981) 182.5
1982) 243.3
1983) 263.6
1984) 182.5
1985) 223.1
1986) 202.8
1987) 243.3
1988) 192.6
1989) 233.2
1990) 131.8
1991) 152.1
1992) 142.0
1993) 131.8
1994) 91.3
1995) 182.5
1996) 131.8
1997) 212.9
1998) 212.9
1999) 162.2
2000) 182.5
2001) 172.4
Missing5 
TOTAL717100.0
95) 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) Baptist89.1
3) Episcopalian11.1
4) Lutheran11.1
5) Methodist22.3
6) Presbyterian5461.4
7) Other Presbyterian66.8
8) Reformed11.1
9) Roman Catholic22.3
10) Untied Church of Christ55.7
12) Other33.4
13) None55.7
Missing634 
TOTAL88100.0
96) Are you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes517.2
2) No66092.8
Missing11 
TOTAL711100.0
97) [IF SCHOOL = "yes"] Degree sought: (DEGWORK)
TOTAL%
2) M.A.12.5
4) D.Min.3177.5
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.820.0
Missing682 
TOTAL40100.0
98) [IF SCHOOL = "yes"] School attending: (SCHOOL2)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland13.8
16) Claremont13.8
18) Columbia415.4
22) Dubuque13.8
30) Fuller415.4
33) Gordon Conwell13.8
45) McCormick311.5
65) Princeton311.5
68) San Francisco13.8
99) Other726.9
Missing696 
TOTAL26100.0
99) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25635.8
2) No46064.2
Missing6 
TOTAL716100.0
100) [If SECJOB is "Yes"] How long were you in that job or career? (YRSSECJB)
TOTAL%
1) 31.2
2) 176.7
3) 228.7
4) 176.7
5) 2710.6
6) 124.7
7) 176.7
8) 93.5
9) 31.2
10) 3815.0
11) 31.2
12) 124.7
13) 62.4
14) 62.4
15) 62.4
16) 41.6
17) 52.0
18) 41.6
19) 52.0
20) 155.9
22) 20.8
23) 20.8
25) 83.1
26) 10.4
27) 10.4
28) 10.4
29) 10.4
30) 31.2
33) 10.4
40) 31.2
Missing468 
TOTAL254100.0
101) If no bachelor's degree, check this box (NOBACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71599.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
102) In what year did you receive your B.A., B.S., or other bachelor's degree? (YRBDBS)
TOTAL%
1944) 10.1
1948) 10.1
1951) 20.3
1952) 20.3
1953) 10.1
1954) 20.3
1955) 20.3
1956) 60.8
1957) 40.6
1958) 121.7
1959) 101.4
1960) 131.8
1961) 142.0
1962) 182.5
1963) 162.3
1964) 304.2
1965) 233.2
1966) 243.4
1967) 334.6
1968) 344.8
1969) 354.9
1970) 405.6
1971) 253.5
1972) 253.5
1973) 213.0
1974) 253.5
1975) 202.8
1976) 263.7
1977) 213.0
1978) 233.2
1979) 142.0
1980) 192.7
1981) 253.5
1982) 223.1
1983) 142.0
1984) 101.4
1985) 121.7
1986) 131.8
1987) 131.8
1988) 71.0
1989) 91.3
1990) 50.7
1991) 71.0
1992) 91.3
1993) 81.1
1994) 30.4
1995) 50.7
1996) 10.1
1997) 50.7
1998) 10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL711100.0
103) What school awarded the B.A., B.S., or other bachelor's degree? (SCHOOLBD)
TOTAL%
1) A Presbyterian related school19327.0
2) Another church-related school14520.3
3) Other college or university37852.8
Missing6 
TOTAL716100.0
104) From what school did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (NAMEBD)
TOTAL%
51) Nazarene1100.0
Missing721 
TOTAL1100.0
105) From what school did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (NAMEMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL71651.34525
106) In what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (YRMDIV)
TOTAL%
1954) 10.1
1955) 10.1
1957) 30.4
1958) 10.1
1959) 20.3
1960) 40.6
1961) 81.1
1962) 91.3
1963) 111.5
1964) 40.6
1965) 182.5
1966) 101.4
1967) 152.1
1968) 152.1
1969) 162.3
1970) 202.8
1971) 253.5
1972) 263.7
1973) 213.0
1974) 182.5
1975) 162.3
1976) 182.5
1977) 182.5
1978) 162.3
1979) 233.2
1980) 243.4
1981) 213.0
1982) 233.2
1983) 263.7
1984) 263.7
1985) 273.8
1986) 152.1
1987) 263.7
1988) 192.7
1989) 182.5
1990) 121.7
1991) 131.8
1992) 111.5
1993) 152.1
1994) 111.5
1995) 162.3
1996) 202.8
1997) 213.0
1998) 172.4
1999) 91.3
2000) 131.8
2001) 91.3
Missing11 
TOTAL711100.0
107) If no other grad degrees check this box (GRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50770.4
1) Checked21329.6
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
108) 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 checked71399.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing3 
TOTAL719100.0
109) In what year did you receive your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (YRMCEMRE)
TOTAL%
1962) 114.3
1966) 114.3
1970) 114.3
1979) 114.3
1988) 114.3
1993) 114.3
1995) 114.3
Missing715 
TOTAL7100.0
110) What school awarded the M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (NAMEMCE)
TOTAL%
36) Iliff114.3
63) Pittsburgh114.3
64) PSCE114.3
66) Reformed114.3
78) Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University114.3
98) Union114.3
99) Other114.3
Missing715 
TOTAL7100.0
111) Degree: M.A. (MA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68394.9
1) Checked375.1
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
112) In what year did you receive your M.A. degree? (YRRCVMA)
TOTAL%
1960) 12.8
1962) 12.8
1965) 12.8
1967) 12.8
1969) 12.8
1971) 12.8
1972) 38.3
1974) 25.6
1975) 12.8
1976) 12.8
1978) 12.8
1979) 12.8
1980) 25.6
1981) 12.8
1984) 25.6
1985) 12.8
1986) 25.6
1987) 25.6
1988) 12.8
1989) 38.3
1992) 25.6
1993) 12.8
1995) 12.8
1997) 25.6
1998) 12.8
Missing686 
TOTAL36100.0
113) What school awarded the M.A. degree? (NAMEMA)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity26.1
16) Claremont13.0
18) Columbia13.0
22) Dubuque13.0
30) Fuller39.1
50) Moravian13.0
64) PSCE26.1
65) Princeton13.0
68) San Francisco13.0
70) St John's13.0
78) Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University412.1
88) Yale13.0
98) Union13.0
99) Other1339.4
Missing689 
TOTAL33100.0
114) Degree: Th.M./S.T.M. received: (THM-STM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66992.9
1) Checked517.1
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
115) In what year did you receive your T.H.M./S.T.M. degree? (YRTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1957) 12.0
1958) 12.0
1964) 12.0
1965) 12.0
1966) 12.0
1967) 48.2
1969) 24.1
1970) 36.1
1971) 12.0
1972) 36.1
1973) 36.1
1975) 24.1
1977) 12.0
1978) 12.0
1979) 24.1
1980) 12.0
1981) 12.0
1982) 12.0
1983) 12.0
1985) 24.1
1987) 36.1
1988) 12.0
1989) 36.1
1990) 12.0
1991) 24.1
1993) 48.2
1994) 24.1
Missing673 
TOTAL49100.0
116) What school awarded the THM-STM (NTHM-STM)
TOTAL%
18) Columbia612.2
22) Dubuque12.0
23) Duke University12.0
25) Eden12.0
45) McCormick36.1
53) New York12.0
63) Pittsburgh48.2
65) Princeton1836.7
69) Southern Baptist12.0
75) Union-Auburn48.2
78) Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University12.0
88) Yale36.1
99) Other510.2
Missing673 
TOTAL49100.0
117) Degree: D.Min. (DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55677.2
1) Checked16422.8
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
118) In what year did you receive your D.Min. degree? (YRDMIN)
TOTAL%
1971) 10.6
1972) 10.6
1974) 10.6
1975) 31.9
1976) 53.2
1977) 53.2
1978) 21.3
1979) 21.3
1980) 31.9
1981) 42.5
1982) 42.5
1983) 74.5
1984) 117.0
1985) 85.1
1986) 42.5
1987) 63.8
1988) 127.6
1989) 53.2
1990) 53.2
1991) 95.7
1992) 63.8
1993) 63.8
1994) 74.5
1995) 42.5
1996) 95.7
1997) 53.2
1998) 53.2
1999) 21.3
2000) 63.8
2001) 10.6
2002) 85.1
Missing565 
TOTAL157100.0
119) What school awarded the D.Min. degree? (NAMEDMIN)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton10.6
5) Austin95.7
8) Bethel10.6
14) Chicago Theological10.6
16) Claremont10.6
18) Columbia106.4
21) Drew31.9
22) Dubuque21.3
24) Eastern Baptist53.2
25) Eden10.6
30) Fuller138.3
33) Gordon Conwell42.5
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary63.8
43) Lutheran PA10.6
45) McCormick3723.6
53) New York10.6
61) Perkins10.6
62) Phillips21.3
63) Pittsburgh117.0
65) Princeton31.9
68) San Francisco138.3
72) St Paul10.6
74) Trinity Evangelical10.6
76) United Theological Seminary, Dayton21.3
78) Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University106.4
81) Vanderbilt21.3
98) Union63.8
99) Other95.7
Missing565 
TOTAL157100.0
120) Degree:Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (PHD-STD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67794.0
1) Checked436.0
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
121) In what year did you receive your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1962) 12.3
1963) 12.3
1965) 12.3
1967) 12.3
1968) 24.7
1970) 24.7
1971) 12.3
1973) 12.3
1974) 37.0
1977) 12.3
1979) 12.3
1980) 12.3
1981) 12.3
1983) 49.3
1985) 37.0
1986) 24.7
1987) 12.3
1988) 12.3
1991) 12.3
1992) 24.7
1993) 12.3
1995) 24.7
1997) 12.3
1998) 24.7
1999) 12.3
2000) 24.7
2001) 12.3
2002) 12.3
2003) 12.3
Missing679 
TOTAL43100.0
122) What school awarded the Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (NAMEPHD)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity12.3
16) Claremont24.7
18) Columbia12.3
21) Drew12.3
23) Duke12.3
34) Harvard12.3
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary12.3
63) Pittsburgh37.0
65) Princeton511.6
68) San Francisco12.3
78) Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University37.0
81) Vanderbilt24.7
98) Union24.7
99) Other1944.2
Missing679 
TOTAL43100.0
123) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Other degree (OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69796.8
1) Checked233.2
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
124) In what year did you receive the other degree? (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
1969) 15.6
1970) 15.6
1971) 15.6
1972) 211.1
1973) 316.7
1976) 15.6
1977) 15.6
1988) 15.6
1993) 316.7
1994) 211.1
1996) 15.6
2002) 15.6
Missing704 
TOTAL18100.0
125) What school awarded the other degree? (NAMEOTHR)
TOTAL%
39) Lancaster15.0
60) Pacific School of Religion15.0
63) Pittsburgh210.0
65) Princeton210.0
68) San Francisco15.0
74) Trinity Evangelical15.0
99) Other1260.0
Missing702 
TOTAL20100.0
126) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Other degree (GRAD2)
TOTAL%
2) Master's degree10191.8
3) Doctoral degree98.2
Missing612 
TOTAL110100.0
127) In what year did you receive the other degree? (GRAD2YR)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.8
1953) 21.7
1959) 21.7
1964) 10.8
1965) 10.8
1967) 21.7
1968) 21.7
1969) 65.1
1970) 54.2
1971) 10.8
1972) 43.4
1973) 21.7
1974) 32.5
1975) 119.3
1976) 65.1
1977) 10.8
1978) 97.6
1979) 32.5
1980) 32.5
1981) 32.5
1982) 10.8
1983) 32.5
1984) 32.5
1985) 21.7
1986) 54.2
1987) 21.7
1989) 54.2
1990) 65.1
1991) 32.5
1992) 65.1
1993) 43.4
1994) 43.4
1996) 10.8
1997) 21.7
1998) 10.8
1999) 10.8
2002) 10.8
Missing604 
TOTAL118100.0
128) Indicate other Graduate degree major (MAJOR)
TOTAL%
1) Business1412.5
2) Education108.9
3) English/Languages76.3
4) Fine Arts/Music54.5
5) Journalism/Communication10.9
6) Medical/health1513.4
7) Natural Science/Engineering/Math/Computers108.9
8) Philosophy/Religion/Theo10.9
9) Social Science/History3026.8
10) Other1917.0
Missing610 
TOTAL112100.0
129) School awarding other degrees: (NAMEMAJ)
TOTAL%
99) Other11100.0
Missing711 
TOTAL11100.0
130) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Other degree (OTHGRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree15.0
2) Master's degree1050.0
3) Doctoral degree735.0
4) Other210.0
Missing702 
TOTAL20100.0
131) Indicate other Grad degree year (GRADYR)
TOTAL%
1956) 14.8
1962) 14.8
1971) 14.8
1975) 14.8
1976) 14.8
1980) 314.3
1982) 29.5
1983) 14.8
1984) 14.8
1985) 14.8
1986) 29.5
1988) 314.3
1994) 14.8
1997) 14.8
1998) 14.8
Missing701 
TOTAL21100.0
132) Indicate other Graduate degree major (OGRMAJ)
TOTAL%
1) Business15.0
2) Education210.0
3) English/Languages15.0
4) Fine Arts/Music210.0
5) Journalism/Communication15.0
6) Medical/health315.0
7) Natural Science/Engineering/Math/Computers210.0
9) Social Science/History630.0
10) Other210.0
Missing702 
TOTAL20100.0
133) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): pastor, co-pastor, associate, or other pastor in a congregation (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19326.8
1) Checked52773.2
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
134) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other position in congregation (POSITION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68995.7
1) Checked314.3
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
135) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Non-parish job or ministry (NONPARSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55076.4
1) Checked17023.6
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
136) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70497.8
1) Checked162.2
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
137) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Retired from active ministry (RETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69796.8
1) Checked233.2
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
138) Do you consider yourself a full-time or a part-time parish pastor? (FULLPART)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time45984.4
2) Part-time8515.6
Missing178 
TOTAL544100.0
139) [If NOPARJOB = "part-time"] Specify hours per week: (HOURS)
TOTAL%
1) 22.5
2) 11.2
3) 22.5
5) 22.5
6) 33.7
7) 11.2
8) 22.5
9) 11.2
10) 1012.3
15) 67.4
16) 11.2
17) 11.2
20) 1316.0
22) 11.2
23) 22.5
24) 11.2
25) 1214.8
28) 11.2
30) 911.1
35) 44.9
36) 22.5
37) 11.2
40) 22.5
43) 11.2
Missing641 
TOTAL81100.0
140) What position do you have in a congregation (check all that apply): Position: Solo pastor (SOLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42258.6
1) Checked29841.4
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
141) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Senior pastor (SENIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60183.5
1) Checked11916.5
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
142) Position: Associate pastor (ASSO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65791.3
1) Checked638.8
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
143) Position: Co-pastor (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69997.1
1) Checked212.9
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
144) Position: Stated or temp supply (TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68394.9
1) Checked375.1
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
145) Position: Designated pastor (DESIGNAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71699.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
146) Position: Interim pastor (INTERMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68194.6
1) Checked395.4
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
147) Position: Tentmaker (TENTMAKE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71098.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
148) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Associate pastor (PAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70497.8
1) Checked162.2
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
149) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69196.0
1) Checked294.0
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
150) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (CONGREG)
TOTAL%
1) One51294.1
2) Two or more yoked congregations224.0
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations101.8
Missing178 
TOTAL544100.0
151) [If CONGREG = "two or more"] How many? (MANY)
TOTAL%
2) 22678.8
3) 339.1
4) 413.0
5) 539.1
Missing689 
TOTAL33100.0
152) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more.) (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL538416.026707
153) 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-time13368.2
2) Part-time6231.8
Missing527 
TOTAL195100.0
154) Specify hours per week (HOURS2)
TOTAL%
0) 23.4
1) 23.4
2) 35.1
3) 23.4
4) 23.4
5) 11.7
6) 11.7
8) 23.4
10) 711.9
12) 23.4
15) 35.1
16) 23.4
20) 1322.0
24) 46.8
25) 23.4
27) 11.7
30) 58.5
32) 11.7
35) 11.7
40) 23.4
50) 11.7
Missing663 
TOTAL59100.0
155) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Faculty-staff at education institute (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68094.4
1) Checked405.6
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
156) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Chaplain (CHAPLAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67093.1
1) Checked506.9
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
157) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Missionary/Mission co-worker (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71799.6
1) Checked30.4
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
158) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Staff or mid government body staff (NATFSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68895.6
1) Checked324.4
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
159) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (ECUMENA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71399.0
1) Checked71.0
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
160) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Professional pastoral counselor (PROFCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71198.8
1) Checked91.3
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
161) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Other employment (OTHEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63888.6
1) Checked8211.4
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
162) For what type of institution do you work?: Military (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71599.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
163) For what type of institution do you work?: Civilian government (CIVLGOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70597.9
1) Checked152.1
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
164) For what type of institution do you work?: Elementary, middle, high school (ELEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71499.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
165) For what type of institution do you work?: College or university (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68795.4
1) Checked334.6
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
166) For what type of institution do you work?: Seminary or other theology school (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70397.6
1) Checked172.4
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
167) For what type of institution do you work?: Hospital or other medical facility (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68895.6
1) Checked324.4
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
168) For what type of institution do you work?: Church/religious body (CHURCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66291.9
1) Checked588.1
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
169) For what type of institution do you work?: Other non-profit organization (NOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69296.1
1) Checked283.9
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
170) For what type of institution do you work?: For-profit business (PROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70397.6
1) Checked172.4
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
171) For what type of institution do you work?: Other (EMPOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69296.1
1) Checked283.9
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
172) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A)? (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8343.0
2) No11057.0
Missing529 
TOTAL193100.0
173) How old were you when you decided God was calling you into ministry? (AGEGOD)
TOTAL%
2) 10.1
4) 20.3
5) 20.3
6) 10.1
7) 40.6
8) 71.0
9) 40.6
10) 81.1
11) 81.1
12) 172.4
13) 111.5
14) 192.7
15) 142.0
16) 456.3
17) 354.9
18) 456.3
19) 486.8
20) 8812.4
21) 598.3
22) 425.9
23) 283.9
24) 233.2
25) 253.5
26) 121.7
27) 131.8
28) 91.3
29) 60.8
30) 121.7
31) 101.4
32) 50.7
33) 121.7
34) 101.4
35) 121.7
36) 91.3
37) 30.4
38) 50.7
39) 50.7
40) 111.5
41) 30.4
42) 20.3
43) 50.7
44) 30.4
45) 91.3
46) 30.4
47) 20.3
49) 30.4
50) 50.7
51) 20.3
57) 10.1
60) 20.3
Missing12 
TOTAL710100.0
174) How large was the congregation you belonged to at that time? (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL704753.7911036
175) How important was that congregation in your overall discernment of a call? (IMPTCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31444.2
2) Important26737.6
3) Not very important10014.1
4) Not at all important304.2
Missing11 
TOTAL711100.0
176) What person/feature most influenced your sense of call? (INFLUEN)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor28445.5
2) Other staff person538.5
3) Lay leader497.9
4) Other member162.6
5) Congregational program-activity8313.3
6) Worship355.6
7) Overall culture or feel10416.7
Missing98 
TOTAL624100.0
177) Was this the same congregation you were raised in? (RAISED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40456.9
2) No30643.1
Missing12 
TOTAL710100.0
178) If "no," how large was the congregation you grew up in? (RAISED2)
TOTAL%
0) No congregation/not raised in church/did not belong to one31.2
1) 110.4
11) 1110.4
20) 2010.4
21) 2110.4
25) 2510.4
30) 3010.4
40) 4031.2
50) 5062.4
55) 5510.4
60) 6020.8
70) 7010.4
75) 7552.0
80) 8020.8
85) 8510.4
100) 100208.1
120) 12010.4
125) 12520.8
140) 14010.4
150) 150114.5
175) 17531.2
180) 18031.2
200) 2002510.1
225) 22510.4
250) 250114.5
280) 28020.8
300) 3002510.1
325) 32510.4
350) 35041.6
380) 38010.4
400) 400104.0
450) 45020.8
500) 500218.5
550) 55010.4
600) 60052.0
700) 70062.4
800) 80072.8
850) 85010.4
900) 90020.8
1000) 1000197.7
1200) 120010.4
1500) 1500114.5
1600) 160010.4
1800) 180020.8
2000) 200052.0
2100) 210010.4
2500) 250020.8
2750) 275010.4
3000) 300041.6
9999) 999941.6
Missing475 
TOTAL247100.0
179) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
TOTAL%
0) 23132.4
1) 8211.5
2) 192.7
3) 202.8
4) 243.4
5) 263.6
6) 202.8
7) 71.0
8) 162.2
9) 81.1
10) 152.1
11) 30.4
12) 142.0
13) 91.3
14) 101.4
15) 91.3
16) 91.3
17) 111.5
18) 182.5
19) 101.4
20) 162.2
21) 152.1
22) 182.5
23) 91.3
24) 162.2
25) 202.8
26) 60.8
27) 101.4
28) 50.7
29) 40.6
30) 91.3
31) 30.4
32) 60.8
33) 10.1
35) 40.6
36) 30.4
40) 20.3
44) 10.1
45) 10.1
46) 20.3
48) 10.1
59) 10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL714100.0
180) 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) Baptist557.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)101.4
3) Episcopal71.0
4) Lutheran192.7
5) Methodist415.8
6) Presbyterian45864.3
7) Other Presbyterian192.7
8) Reformed101.4
9) Roman Catholic152.1
10) UCC202.8
11) Independent or non-denominational131.8
12) Other425.9
13) None30.4
Missing10 
TOTAL712100.0
181) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative233.2
2) Conservative15922.3
3) Moderate27138.0
4) Liberal20628.9
5) Very liberal547.6
6) Varies10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL714100.0
182) 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 word243.4
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context38353.5
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings23933.4
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us648.9
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book50.7
7) Don't know10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL716100.0
183) 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 world81.2
2) Is a true account of how God created the world34350.5
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created32848.3
Missing43 
TOTAL679100.0
184) 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 agree121.7
2) Agree547.6
3) Not sure354.9
4) Disagree39054.5
5) Strongly disagree22431.3
Missing7 
TOTAL715100.0
185) 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 agree142.0
2) Agree699.7
3) Not sure567.9
4) Disagree30943.4
5) Strongly disagree26437.1
Missing10 
TOTAL712100.0
186) 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 agree52173.2
2) Agree15121.2
3) Not sure304.2
4) Disagree50.7
5) Strongly disagree50.7
Missing10 
TOTAL712100.0
187) 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 agree27038.3
2) Agree19227.2
3) Not sure547.7
4) Disagree14320.3
5) Strongly disagree466.5
Missing17 
TOTAL705100.0
188) 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 agree11215.8
2) Agree10615.0
3) Not sure12717.9
4) Disagree20829.4
5) Strongly disagree15521.9
Missing14 
TOTAL708100.0
189) 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 agree38053.0
2) Agree32545.3
3) Not sure71.0
4) Disagree40.6
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL717100.0
190) 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 agree30743.4
2) Agree22431.7
3) Not sure12117.1
4) Disagree324.5
5) Strongly disagree233.3
Missing15 
TOTAL707100.0
191) 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 agree19427.4
2) Agree18225.7
3) Not sure11816.6
4) Disagree13418.9
5) Strongly disagree8111.4
Missing13 
TOTAL709100.0
192) 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 agree22231.4
2) Agree20629.1
3) Not sure13919.6
4) Disagree8612.1
5) Strongly disagree557.8
Missing14 
TOTAL708100.0
193) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily35449.3
2) Several times a week24033.4
3) Weekly7510.4
4) Several times a month233.2
5) Once a month101.4
6) Several times a year131.8
7) Once a year or less20.3
8) Never10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL718100.0
194) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (TOGETHER)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily537.5
2) Several times a week14420.3
3) Weekly23533.1
4) Several times a month9012.7
5) Once a month405.6
6) Several times a year8512.0
7) Once a year or less202.8
8) Never425.9
Missing13 
TOTAL709100.0
195) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (STDYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily121.7
2) Several times a week10314.6
3) Weekly30643.5
4) Several times a month699.8
5) Once a month436.1
6) Several times a year9413.4
7) Once a year or less324.5
8) Never456.4
Missing18 
TOTAL704100.0
196) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily61185.8
2) Several times a week8011.2
3) Weekly91.3
4) Several times a month60.8
5) Once a month30.4
6) Several times a year20.3
7) Once a year or less10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL712100.0
197) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRYTOGET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily33146.6
2) Several times a week19827.8
3) Weekly9112.8
4) Several times a month385.3
5) Once a month162.3
6) Several times a year253.5
7) Once a year or less40.6
8) Never81.1
Missing11 
TOTAL711100.0
198) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily182.6
2) Several times a week517.2
3) Weekly20228.7
4) Several times a month568.0
5) Once a month7310.4
6) Several times a year10114.3
7) Once a year or less689.7
8) Never13519.2
Missing18 
TOTAL704100.0
199) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female19226.7
2) Male52673.3
Missing4 
TOTAL718100.0
200) What is your present age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
26) 10.1
27) 40.6
29) 50.7
30) 20.3
31) 71.0
32) 50.7
33) 30.4
34) 40.6
35) 101.4
36) 40.6
37) 60.8
38) 162.2
39) 71.0
40) 172.4
41) 111.5
42) 111.5
43) 212.9
44) 172.4
45) 243.3
46) 212.9
47) 243.3
48) 233.2
49) 202.8
50) 233.2
51) 212.9
52) 294.0
53) 304.2
54) 304.2
55) 436.0
56) 395.4
57) 263.6
58) 202.8
59) 263.6
60) 334.6
61) 142.0
62) 344.7
63) 162.2
64) 182.5
65) 142.0
66) 111.5
67) 71.0
68) 81.1
69) 10.1
70) 30.4
71) 40.6
72) 10.1
74) 10.1
75) 10.1
80) 10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL717100.0
201) 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 farm344.8
2) On a farm20.3
3) Small city-town24834.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)11315.8
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city588.1
6) In a large city (over 250,000)11115.5
7) In a suburb near a large city14920.8
Missing7 
TOTAL715100.0
202) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married61585.8
2) Not married10214.2
Missing5 
TOTAL717100.0
203) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Never married4948.5
2) Yes, now widowed76.9
3) Yes, now divorced4544.6
Missing621 
TOTAL101100.0
204) Spouses highest level of education (SEDU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school10.2
4) High school diploma152.5
5) Some college6911.3
6) Graduated from college15425.3
7) Some graduate work7111.7
8) A graduate degree29849.0
Missing114 
TOTAL608100.0
205) Current married—ever previous marriage? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was widowed91.5
2) Yes, was divorced10817.5
4) No50081.0
Missing105 
TOTAL617100.0
206) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SMINISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8814.3
2) No52885.7
Missing106 
TOTAL616100.0
207) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42058.3
1) Checked30041.7
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
208) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57780.1
1) Checked14319.9
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
209) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67193.2
1) Checked496.8
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
210) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Unemployed (SUNMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70197.4
1) Checked192.6
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
211) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66992.9
1) Checked517.1
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
212) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65791.3
1) Checked638.8
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
213) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71098.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
214) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69997.1
1) Checked212.9
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
215) 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 (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 030.6
4) 420.4
5) 530.6
6) 610.2
7) 730.6
8) 871.4
10) 1081.6
12) 1251.0
14) 1420.4
15) 15142.8
16) 1651.0
18) 1830.6
20) 20306.1
21) 2110.2
22) 2220.4
23) 2310.2
24) 2471.4
25) 25214.3
26) 2620.4
27) 2710.2
28) 2810.2
30) 30326.5
32) 3251.0
33) 3310.2
35) 35173.4
36) 3651.0
37) 3720.4
38) 3861.2
40) 4012525.4
42) 4230.6
43) 4330.6
44) 4420.4
45) 45326.5
47) 4710.2
48) 4810.2
50) 506212.6
52) 5210.2
53) 5310.2
54) 5410.2
55) 55193.9
58) 5820.4
60) 60357.1
65) 6540.8
70) 7051.0
75) 7520.4
80) 8010.2
99) 99 hours or more30.6
Missing229 
TOTAL493100.0
216) 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) Baptist6110.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)101.6
3) Episcopalian274.4
4) Lutheran345.5
5) Methodist7612.4
6) Presbyterian27044.0
7) Other Presbyterian20.3
8) Reformed91.5
9) Roman Catholic579.3
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)132.1
11) Independent or non-denominational101.6
12) None71.1
13) Other376.0
Missing109 
TOTAL613100.0
217) 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) Baptist20.3
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)30.5
3) Episcopalian50.8
4) Lutheran30.5
5) Methodist50.8
6) Presbyterian55392.2
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic71.2
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)61.0
12) None30.5
13) Other111.8
Missing122 
TOTAL600100.0
218) How many children do you have? Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None11015.3
1) 19012.6
2) 230142.0
3) 315121.1
4) 4456.3
5) 5162.2
6) 620.3
7) 720.3
Missing5 
TOTAL717100.0
219) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (MANSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16022.2
2) No56077.8
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
220) 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 alone7911.0
2) Two of us33646.8
3) Three of us12817.8
4) Four of us10714.9
5) Five of us557.7
6) Six of us101.4
7) Seven or more of us30.4
Missing4 
TOTAL718100.0
221) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are under six years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None18173.6
1) 15321.5
2) 2114.5
3) 310.4
Missing476 
TOTAL246100.0
222) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are six to twelve years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None17157.4
1) 18026.8
2) 23913.1
3) 372.3
4) 410.3
Missing424 
TOTAL298100.0
223) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are thirteen to seventeen years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None16250.5
1) 110833.6
2) 24714.6
3) 341.2
Missing401 
TOTAL321100.0
224) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are eighteen to twenty-four years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None16771.7
1) 15624.0
2) 293.9
3) 310.4
Missing489 
TOTAL233100.0
225) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are twenty-five years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None10.1
1) 19313.2
2) 257681.5
3) 3324.5
4) 430.4
6) 610.1
7) 710.1
Missing15 
TOTAL707100.0
226) 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 alone7410.4
2) A single parent, living with one or more children131.8
3) Married, no kids30943.3
4) A married couple, living with one or more children28239.6
5) Some other arrangement354.9
Missing9 
TOTAL713100.0
227) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat39555.4
2) Independent12517.5
3) Republican17324.3
4) Other202.8
Missing9 
TOTAL713100.0
228) 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–$14,99910.1
3) $15,000–$19,99920.3
4) $20,000–$29,999192.7
5) $30,000–$39,9997210.2
6) $40,000–$49,9998612.1
7) $50,000–$59,9998712.3
8) $60,000–$69,9998411.9
9) $70,000–$79,9998712.3
10) $80,000–$89,9997110.0
11) $90,000–$99,999608.5
12) $100,000–$124,9998512.0
13) $125,000–$149,999192.7
14) $150,000 or more344.8
Missing14 
TOTAL708100.0
229) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): white or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked365.0
1) Checked68495.0
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
230) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71399.0
1) Checked71.0
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
231) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Indian (American) or Alaska Native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71198.8
1) Checked91.3
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
232) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70497.8
1) Checked162.2
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
233) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71499.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
234) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71298.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
235) During the last twelve 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) Yes69597.2
2) No202.8
Missing7 
TOTAL715100.0
236) Amount contribute: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6474256.3065310
237) 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) Yes28341.4
2) No40058.6
Missing39 
TOTAL683100.0
238) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special capital campaign: (SPECIALG)
TOTAL%
0) None238.2
25) 2510.4
50) 5020.7
75) 7510.4
100) 100258.9
120) 12010.4
150) 15041.4
160) 16010.4
200) 200207.1
240) 24010.4
250) 25072.5
300) 300155.4
350) 35020.7
400) 40072.5
500) 5003713.2
520) 52020.7
600) 60031.1
625) 62510.4
650) 65010.4
700) 70020.7
750) 75010.4
800) 80020.7
900) 90010.4
960) 96020.7
1000) 10003813.6
1100) 110031.1
1110) 111010.4
1200) 1200124.3
1400) 140010.4
1450) 145010.4
1500) 150093.2
1800) 180010.4
1840) 184010.4
1950) 195010.4
2000) 2000113.9
2340) 234010.4
2400) 240020.7
2500) 250010.4
3000) 3000145.0
3200) 320010.4
3500) 350010.4
3600) 360010.4
4000) 400010.4
4500) 450010.4
5000) 500072.5
6000) 600062.1
10000) 1000010.4
15000) 1500010.4
16000) 1600010.4
Missing442 
TOTAL280100.0
239) 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) Yes57682.2
2) No12517.8
Missing21 
TOTAL701100.0
240) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special appeal: (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5422263.16142949
241) During the last twelve months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45365.3
2) No24134.7
Missing28 
TOTAL694100.0
242) Write your best estimate of the amount given to all religious causes: (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4403392.08447881
243) 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) Yes62888.7
2) No8011.3
Missing14 
TOTAL708100.0
244) Write your best estimate of the amount given to non-religious causes: (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5934453.52358271
245) Survey Form (FORM2)
TOTAL%
1) Paper64689.7
2) Web7410.3
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
246) Past Pastor (PPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Non-pastor24634.2
1) Pastor47465.8
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
247) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors47465.8
4) Specialized Clergy24634.2
Missing2 
TOTAL720100.0
248) State (STATE)
249) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast14019.5
2) Midwest17324.1
3) South27938.8
4) West12717.7
Missing3 
TOTAL719100.0
250) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 407410.3
2) 40-4918926.4
3) 50-6440256.1
4) 65+527.3
Missing5 
TOTAL717100.0
251) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female19226.7
2) Male52673.3
Missing4 
TOTAL718100.0
252) 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 $20K40.6
2) $20K–$49,99917725.0
3) $50K–$99,99938954.9
4) $100K+13819.5
Missing14 
TOTAL708100.0
253) 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) Democrat39555.4
2) Independent12517.5
3) Republican17324.3
4) Other202.8
Missing9 
TOTAL713100.0
254) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast14019.5
2) Midwest17324.1
3) South27938.8
4) West12717.7
Missing3 
TOTAL719100.0