Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2003 - Presbyterians Today, Members

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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 important25061.9
2) Somewhat important12330.4
3) A little important276.7
4) Not important41.0
Missing4 
TOTAL404100.0
2) Prior to receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with the magazine Presbyterians Today? (FAMILIAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar379.2
2) Generally familiar7719.1
3) Only a little familiar10726.5
4) Not familiar at all18345.3
Missing4 
TOTAL404100.0
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 agree145.6
2) Agree12048.4
3) Both agree and disagree6225.0
4) Disagree145.6
5) Strongly disagree10.4
6) Not sure3714.9
Missing160 
TOTAL248100.0
4) How would you rate the overall quality of the content of this issue? (QUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Very high5012.9
2) High14136.3
3) Moderately high10827.8
4) Mixed6617.0
5) Moderately poor92.3
6) Poor20.5
7) Very poor10.3
8) Don't know112.8
Missing20 
TOTAL388100.0
5) How would you rate the overall quality of the visual design? (QUALITY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very high5213.5
2) High14938.6
3) Moderately high11730.3
4) Mixed5313.7
5) Moderately poor30.8
6) Poor30.8
8) Don't know92.3
Missing22 
TOTAL386100.0
6) How would you rate the overall quality of the photographs? (QUALITY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very high5915.2
2) High13935.7
3) Moderately high12231.4
4) Mixed5113.1
5) Moderately poor61.5
6) Poor20.5
7) Very poor10.3
8) Don't know92.3
Missing19 
TOTAL389100.0
7) How would you rate the overall quality of the writing? (QUALITY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very high4411.3
2) High14336.8
3) Moderately high11730.1
4) Mixed6717.2
5) Moderately poor41.0
6) Poor20.5
7) Very poor30.8
8) Don't know92.3
Missing19 
TOTAL389100.0
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 interest307.8
2) High interest12732.8
3) Some interest14738.0
4) Only a little interest5815.0
5) No interest256.5
Missing21 
TOTAL387100.0
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 interest297.5
2) High interest12732.8
3) Some interest15740.6
4) Only a little interest5414.0
5) No interest205.2
Missing21 
TOTAL387100.0
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 interest8923.1
2) High interest15038.9
3) Some interest9925.6
4) Only a little interest3910.1
5) No interest92.3
Missing22 
TOTAL386100.0
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 interest51.3
2) High interest307.8
3) Some interest10226.5
4) Only a little interest13635.3
5) No interest11229.1
Missing23 
TOTAL385100.0
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 interest30.8
2) High interest164.2
3) Some interest11229.2
4) Only a little interest14537.8
5) No interest10828.1
Missing24 
TOTAL384100.0
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 interest5715.2
2) High interest13235.3
3) Some interest13235.3
4) Only a little interest379.9
5) No interest164.3
Missing34 
TOTAL374100.0
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 interest379.8
2) High interest13134.7
3) Some interest15942.2
4) Only a little interest379.8
5) No interest133.4
Missing31 
TOTAL377100.0
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 interest328.5
2) High interest10327.3
3) Some interest16142.7
4) Only a little interest5715.1
5) No interest246.4
Missing31 
TOTAL377100.0
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 interest4010.6
2) High interest14739.0
3) Some interest12633.4
4) Only a little interest4913.0
5) No interest154.0
Missing31 
TOTAL377100.0
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 interest349.1
2) High interest11229.9
3) Some interest16042.8
4) Only a little interest4612.3
5) No interest225.9
Missing34 
TOTAL374100.0
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 interest4712.7
2) High interest11831.9
3) Some interest14138.1
4) Only a little interest4712.7
5) No interest174.6
Missing38 
TOTAL370100.0
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 interest287.6
2) High interest10027.2
3) Some interest16244.1
4) Only a little interest5615.3
5) No interest215.7
Missing41 
TOTAL367100.0
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 interest5113.7
2) High interest14138.0
3) Some interest13235.6
4) Only a little interest318.4
5) No interest164.3
Missing37 
TOTAL371100.0
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 interest4211.2
2) High interest13435.6
3) Some interest13235.1
4) Only a little interest4411.7
5) No interest246.4
Missing32 
TOTAL376100.0
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 interest338.9
2) High interest11731.5
3) Some interest16343.8
4) Only a little interest4211.3
5) No interest174.6
Missing36 
TOTAL372100.0
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 interest5715.1
2) High interest14037.1
3) Some interest11731.0
4) Only a little interest4712.5
5) No interest164.2
Missing31 
TOTAL377100.0
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 interest6417.1
2) High interest14137.7
3) Some interest10929.1
4) Only a little interest4211.2
5) No interest184.8
Missing34 
TOTAL374100.0
25) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Very interesting8321.5
2) Interesting14337.0
3) Neutral9925.6
4) Bland266.7
5) Very bland102.6
6) No opinion256.5
Missing22 
TOTAL386100.0
26) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very inspiring349.1
2) Inspiring9725.9
3) Neutral14739.3
4) Uninspiring5113.6
5) Very uninspiring174.5
6) No opinion287.5
Missing34 
TOTAL374100.0
27) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very attractive7820.5
2) Attractive15340.3
3) Neutral10427.4
4) Unattractive205.3
5) Very unattractive20.5
6) No opinion236.1
Missing28 
TOTAL380100.0
28) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative133.4
2) Conservative5715.1
3) Neutral15240.3
4) Liberal7118.8
5) Very liberal379.8
6) No opinion4712.5
Missing31 
TOTAL377100.0
29) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Very useful389.9
2) Useful11630.4
3) Neutral14237.2
4) Useless4812.6
5) Very useless92.4
6) No opinion297.6
Missing26 
TOTAL382100.0
30) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY6)
TOTAL%
1) Very relevant5113.4
2) Relevant14838.9
3) Neutral10828.4
4) Irrelevant3910.3
5) Very irrelevant61.6
6) No opinion287.4
Missing28 
TOTAL380100.0
31) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY7)
TOTAL%
1) Very contemporary4110.8
2) Contemporary11831.2
3) Neutral14137.3
4) Traditional359.3
5) Very traditional30.8
6) No opinion4010.6
Missing30 
TOTAL378100.0
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 likely266.7
2) Likely7719.9
3) Not too likely17344.8
4) Not at all likely11028.5
Missing22 
TOTAL386100.0
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 likely12833.3
2) Less likely41.0
3) It would make no difference22558.6
4) Don't know277.0
Missing24 
TOTAL384100.0
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 likely184.8
2) Less likely4311.5
3) It would make no difference28075.1
4) Don't know328.6
Missing35 
TOTAL373100.0
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 likely8924.3
2) Less likely297.9
3) It would make no difference21157.7
4) Don't know3710.1
Missing42 
TOTAL366100.0
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 likely102.7
2) Less likely6718.3
3) It would make no difference25669.9
4) Don't know339.0
Missing42 
TOTAL366100.0
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 likely10327.8
2) Less likely236.2
3) It would make no difference20455.1
4) Don't know4010.8
Missing38 
TOTAL370100.0
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 likely8623.1
2) Less likely277.3
3) It would make no difference22460.2
4) Don't know359.4
Missing36 
TOTAL372100.0
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 likely10227.6
2) Less likely277.3
3) It would make no difference19853.5
4) Don't know4311.6
Missing38 
TOTAL370100.0
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 likely6216.9
2) Less likely3910.7
3) It would make no difference23263.4
4) Don't know339.0
Missing42 
TOTAL366100.0
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 likely18350.1
2) Less likely164.4
3) It would make no difference13938.1
4) Don't know277.4
Missing43 
TOTAL365100.0
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 likely17246.7
2) Less likely236.3
3) It would make no difference14739.9
4) Don't know267.1
Missing40 
TOTAL368100.0
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 likely15141.4
2) Less likely184.9
3) It would make no difference16946.3
4) Don't know277.4
Missing43 
TOTAL365100.0
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 likely13938.1
2) Less likely246.6
3) It would make no difference17949.0
4) Don't know236.3
Missing43 
TOTAL365100.0
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 likely20956.8
2) Less likely154.1
3) It would make no difference12032.6
4) Don't know246.5
Missing40 
TOTAL368100.0
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 likely11632.1
2) Less likely256.9
3) It would make no difference18751.8
4) Don't know339.1
Missing47 
TOTAL361100.0
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 likely10629.0
2) Less likely369.9
3) It would make no difference18851.5
4) Don't know359.6
Missing43 
TOTAL365100.0
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 likely7219.6
2) Less likely5715.5
3) It would make no difference20856.5
4) Don't know318.4
Missing40 
TOTAL368100.0
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 likely10428.6
2) Less likely298.0
3) It would make no difference20857.1
4) Don't know236.3
Missing44 
TOTAL364100.0
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 likely14840.9
2) Less likely195.2
3) It would make no difference17648.6
4) Don't know195.2
Missing46 
TOTAL362100.0
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 likely9626.5
2) Less likely318.6
3) It would make no difference19854.7
4) Don't know3710.2
Missing46 
TOTAL362100.0
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 likely8423.1
2) Less likely236.3
3) It would make no difference22060.6
4) Don't know369.9
Missing45 
TOTAL363100.0
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 likely9526.0
2) Less likely7019.1
3) It would make no difference16946.2
4) Don't know328.7
Missing42 
TOTAL366100.0
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 likely4412.1
2) Less likely10729.3
3) It would make no difference17547.9
4) Don't know3910.7
Missing43 
TOTAL365100.0
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 likely16344.3
2) Less likely236.3
3) It would make no difference15040.8
4) Don't know328.7
Missing40 
TOTAL368100.0
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 likely17848.8
2) Less likely174.7
3) It would make no difference14539.7
4) Don't know256.8
Missing43 
TOTAL365100.0
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, definitely215.4
2) Yes, probably6817.5
3) No, probably not18246.8
4) No, definitely not7318.8
5) Not sure4511.6
Missing19 
TOTAL389100.0
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 likely22858.6
2) Less likely225.7
3) Has little or no effect12331.6
4) Don't know164.1
Missing19 
TOTAL389100.0
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) status6817.4
2) Less emphasis on official PC(USA) status379.5
3) Keep the same emphasis as now15840.5
4) Don't know12732.6
Missing18 
TOTAL390100.0
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) ministries13133.9
2) Less emphasis on PC(USA) ministries112.8
3) Keep the same emphasis as now14437.3
4) Don't know10025.9
Missing22 
TOTAL386100.0
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 it9724.8
2) More than half of it13233.8
3) About half of it7017.9
4) Some of it, but less than half7619.4
5) None of it164.1
Missing17 
TOTAL391100.0
62) In your opinion, how important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) continue to publish Presbyterians Today? (IMPORTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14337.0
2) Somewhat important15640.3
3) A little important5113.2
4) Not important379.6
Missing21 
TOTAL387100.0
63) In general, how interested are you in receiving information regularly about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (RECINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested12030.4
2) Somewhat interested14536.7
3) A little interested6516.5
4) Not too interested4010.1
5) Not at all interested256.3
Missing13 
TOTAL395100.0
64) How would you prefer to receive information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Most preferred (PREFER)
TOTAL%
1) In a magazine like PT15242.3
2) Online at a web site226.1
3) Through an email newsletter298.1
4) Through a print newsletter4512.5
5) Through inserts for your congregation newsletter9125.3
6) Through announcements during worship205.6
Missing49 
TOTAL359100.0
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 PT4815.2
2) Online at a web site3410.8
3) Through an email newsletter3210.1
4) Through a print newsletter7624.1
5) Through insets for your congregation newsletter8025.3
6) Through announcements during worship4614.6
Missing92 
TOTAL316100.0
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 PT5117.2
2) Online at a web site258.4
3) Through an email newsletter3511.8
4) Through a print newsletter5618.9
5) Through inserts for your congregation newsletter7625.7
6) Through announcements during worship5317.9
Missing112 
TOTAL296100.0
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, definitely92.5
2) Yes, probably3910.7
3) Yes, but only if free6718.3
4) No, probably not13837.7
5) No, definitely not8723.8
6) Not sure267.1
Missing42 
TOTAL366100.0
68) [IF "YES, DEFINITELY" or "YES, PROBABLY" TO ONLINE] How much would you be willing to pay for an annual subscription? (ONLINE2)
TOTAL%
0) None816.3
1) 112.0
3) 312.0
5) 512.0
8) 812.0
10) 102346.9
11) 1112.0
12) 1236.1
13) 1312.0
15) 15510.2
20) 2012.0
25) 2512.0
50) 5012.0
99) Don't know12.0
Missing359 
TOTAL49100.0
69) Are you or is anyone in your household a subscriber to Presbyterians Today? (HH_SUB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, as an individual133.3
2) Yes, as part of a church subscription266.6
3) Don't know82.0
4) No, never subscribed28672.8
5) No, but I/we subscribed in the past6015.3
Missing15 
TOTAL393100.0
70) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too expensive (HH_SUB1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40499.5
1) Checked20.5
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
71) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? No time to read it (HH_SUB2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39195.8
1) Checked174.2
TOTAL408100.0
72) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Never got around to reading it (HH_SUB3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39196.1
1) Checked163.9
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
73) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Not interested in content (HH_SUB4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40398.8
1) Checked51.2
TOTAL408100.0
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_SUB5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37591.9
1) Checked338.1
TOTAL408100.0
75) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too conservative (HH_SUB6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40699.5
1) Checked20.5
TOTAL408100.0
76) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too liberal (HH_SUB7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40198.3
1) Checked71.7
TOTAL408100.0
77) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Don't know (HH_SUB8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39997.8
1) Checked92.2
TOTAL408100.0
78) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Other (HH_SUB9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39997.8
1) Checked92.2
TOTAL408100.0
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 it15840.3
2) Read more than half of it10526.8
3) Read about half of it4010.2
4) Read some of it, but less than half338.4
5) Just skimmed through it4611.7
6) Did not look at it at all102.6
Missing16 
TOTAL392100.0
80) Have you visited the Presbyterians Today Web page in the past year (www.pcusa.org/today)? (WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes328.2
2) No36091.8
Missing16 
TOTAL392100.0
81) [IF "YES" TO WEB] Approximately how often have you visited this Web site in the past year? (WEB2)
TOTAL%
1) 516.7
2) 723.3
3) 826.7
4) 413.3
5) 13.3
6) 13.3
10) 310.0
12) 13.3
Missing378 
TOTAL30100.0
82) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A current article or monthly feature (WEB3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40499.0
1) Checked41.0
TOTAL408100.0
83) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A past article or monthly feature (WEB4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40499.0
1) Checked41.0
TOTAL408100.0
84) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? News about the PC(USA) (WEB5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39095.6
1) Checked184.4
TOTAL408100.0
85) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A job opening announcement or advertisement (WEB6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40699.5
1) Checked20.5
TOTAL408100.0
86) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Another advertisement (WEB7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked408100.0
TOTAL408100.0
87) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? The magazine in general (WEB8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40499.0
1) Checked41.0
TOTAL408100.0
88) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Nothing—I just happened upon it (WEB9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40599.3
1) Checked30.7
TOTAL408100.0
89) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Other (WEB10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40599.3
1) Checked30.7
TOTAL408100.0
90) If you could change one thing about PT, what would it be? (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) More theology, spirituality74.1
2) More news, information on PC(USA)/current issues in PC(USA)/PC(USA) staff and elected body work42.3
3) More content about individual churches and their programs; more content to help individual congregations31.8
5) More reviews10.6
6) More devotionals, Bible study, lectionary texts31.8
7) More contemporary, relevant articles/orientation52.9
13) More children/youth-oriented content52.9
14) Change in current columnists/editorial staff10.6
16) More emphasis on mission10.6
18) More Bible-based content/traditional content10.6
19) Other comments about specific pieces of magazine95.3
20) More depth, in general; more meat; less fluff; more thought-provoking; less boring95.3
21) More length, in general; more articles and/or longer articles10.6
22) Become more conservative/balanced1911.1
23) Written more for laity; more accessible to laity10.6
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 issue127.0
25) Make it shorter31.8
30) Better/different photographs10.6
31) Change layout/format74.1
33) Better cover, title10.6
40) Lower price74.1
41) Change delivery/availability (Send to every PC(USA) household; send it to church libraries; make it available for purchase at bookstores, seminaries)52.9
42) Change advertisements21.2
44) Change frequency of issue (bimonthly; quarterly)10.6
50) Change nothing; good as it is; general positive comments3319.3
51) Don't know; have no idea; not sure; ?127.0
52) Comment not applicable148.2
53) Eliminate it; shut it down31.8
Missing237 
TOTAL171100.0
91) Response Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper35687.3
2) Web5212.7
TOTAL408100.0
92) Identification Number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40811001.963588
93) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39821.30717
94) [If YRMEM = 0] How many months have you been a member of congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
1) 17.1
6) 642.9
7) 214.3
10) 321.4
11) 214.3
Missing394 
TOTAL14100.0
95) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) 0266.5
1) 16416.1
2) 27218.1
3) 34711.8
4) 4307.5
5) 54310.8
6) 6164.0
7) 7112.8
8) 882.0
9) 982.0
10) 10235.8
11) 1110.3
12) 1251.3
13) 1341.0
14) 1441.0
15) 15123.0
16) 1620.5
17) 1720.5
18) 1810.3
20) 2051.3
21) 2110.3
24) 2410.3
25) 2530.8
27) 2710.3
30) 3010.3
35) 3510.3
39) 3910.3
40) 4010.3
110) 11010.3
200) 20010.3
350) 35010.3
999) Don't know10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL398100.0
96) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33682.6
1) Checked7117.4
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
97) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL290721.886833
98) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15438.3
2) No24861.7
Missing6 
TOTAL402100.0
99) [IF ORDELDER is 1] Are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes198.3
2) No20991.7
Missing180 
TOTAL228100.0
100) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13132.7
2) No27067.3
Missing7 
TOTAL401100.0
101) [If ORDDEACN is 1] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2010.0
2) No18190.0
Missing207 
TOTAL201100.0
102) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38594.6
1) Checked225.4
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
103) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31376.9
1) Checked9423.1
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
104) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38995.6
1) Checked184.4
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
105) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36188.7
1) Checked4611.3
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
106) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30574.9
1) Checked10225.1
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
107) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39998.0
1) Checked82.0
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
108) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34484.5
1) Checked6315.5
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
109) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34083.5
1) Checked6716.5
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
110) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30675.2
1) Checked10124.8
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
111) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never30.7
2) Less than once a year30.7
3) Once or twice a year71.7
4) Several times a year266.5
5) Once a month297.2
6) Two to three times a month5714.1
7) Nearly every week17042.2
8) Every week10826.8
Missing5 
TOTAL403100.0
112) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: attended programs or events at your church (besides worship; if you attended Sunday or Church School include those hours here.)? (HREVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours11127.9
2) 1–2 Hours6917.3
3) 3–5 Hours8721.9
4) 6–10 Hours7719.3
5) 11–20 Hours369.0
6) More than 20 Hours184.5
Missing10 
TOTAL398100.0
113) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event? (HRVOLUNT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours14536.4
2) 1-2 Hours9523.9
3) 3-5 Hours7418.6
4) 6-10 Hours4812.1
5) 11-20 Hours205.0
6) More than 20 Hours164.0
Missing10 
TOTAL398100.0
114) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: participated in religious events, programs, or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organization which took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours22155.5
2) 1-2 Hours8521.4
3) 3-5 Hours5112.8
4) 6-10 Hours235.8
5) 11-20 Hours61.5
6) More than 20 Hours123.0
Missing10 
TOTAL398100.0
115) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: given volunteer time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (e.g., through volunteer or committee work)? (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours15339.4
2) 1-2 Hours8521.9
3) 3-5 Hours7519.3
4) 6-10 Hours3910.1
5) 11-20 Hours164.1
6) More than 20 Hours205.2
Missing20 
TOTAL388100.0
116) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily6516.9
2) Several times a week4511.7
3) Weekly4612.0
4) Several times a month5714.8
5) Once a month266.8
6) Several times a year7720.1
7) Once a year or less389.9
8) Never307.8
Missing24 
TOTAL384100.0
117) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily133.6
2) Several times a week92.5
3) Weekly4913.7
4) Several times a month257.0
5) Once a month246.7
6) Several times a year5314.8
7) Once a year or less5816.2
8) Never12635.3
Missing51 
TOTAL357100.0
118) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily41.1
2) Several times a week61.7
3) Weekly7019.5
4) Several times a month215.8
5) Once a month318.6
6) Several times a year298.1
7) Once a year or less4412.3
8) Never15442.9
Missing49 
TOTAL359100.0
119) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily26467.3
2) Several times a week6817.3
3) Weekly143.6
4) Several times a month205.1
5) Once a month41.0
6) Several times a year123.1
7) Once a year or less61.5
8) Never41.0
Missing16 
TOTAL392100.0
120) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily9124.2
2) Several times a week4712.5
3) Weekly5715.2
4) Several times a month338.8
5) Once a month164.3
6) Several times a year5113.6
7) Once a year or less154.0
8) Never6617.6
Missing32 
TOTAL376100.0
121) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily51.4
2) Several times a week61.7
3) Weekly246.7
4) Several times a month71.9
5) Once a month143.9
6) Several times a year287.8
7) Once a year or less4211.7
8) Never23364.9
Missing49 
TOTAL359100.0
122) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31880.3
2) No7819.7
Missing12 
TOTAL396100.0
123) What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist3510.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)113.4
3) Episcopal92.8
4) Lutheran216.4
5) Methodist4614.1
6) Presbyterian14544.3
7) Other Presbyterian82.4
8) Reformed51.5
9) Roman Catholic92.8
10) UCC154.6
11) Nondenominational61.8
12) Other175.2
Missing81 
TOTAL327100.0
124) 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) Baptist5513.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)112.8
3) Episcopal92.3
4) Lutheran174.3
5) Methodist5614.0
6) Presbyterian17543.8
7) Other Presbyterian30.8
8) Reformed82.0
9) Roman Catholic184.5
10) UCC102.5
11) Nondenominational71.8
12) None61.5
13) Other256.3
Missing8 
TOTAL400100.0
125) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39819.47218
126) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative266.5
2) Conservative14335.8
3) Moderate15839.5
4) Liberal5814.5
5) Very liberal153.8
Missing8 
TOTAL400100.0
127) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24260.5
2) No15839.5
Missing8 
TOTAL400100.0
128) Would you say you have had a conversion experience—that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (EXPERIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18446.7
2) No21053.3
Missing14 
TOTAL394100.0
129) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word5614.1
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context15137.9
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings15137.9
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us338.3
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book61.5
7) Don't know10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL398100.0
130) 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 world318.1
2) Is a true account of how God created the world20051.9
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created15440.0
Missing23 
TOTAL385100.0
131) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree369.1
2) Agree11829.9
3) Not sure6316.0
4) Disagree14737.3
5) Strongly disagree307.6
Missing14 
TOTAL394100.0
132) 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 agree246.1
2) Agree8922.5
3) Not sure8020.3
4) Disagree12230.9
5) Strongly disagree8020.3
Missing13 
TOTAL395100.0
133) 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 agree25263.6
2) Agree8822.2
3) Not sure4711.9
4) Disagree71.8
5) Strongly disagree20.5
Missing12 
TOTAL396100.0
134) 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 agree16943.1
2) Agree10125.8
3) Not sure6917.6
4) Disagree399.9
5) Strongly disagree143.6
Missing16 
TOTAL392100.0
135) 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 agree17744.7
2) Agree10025.3
3) Not sure9223.2
4) Disagree184.5
5) Strongly disagree92.3
Missing12 
TOTAL396100.0
136) 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 agree9624.4
2) Agree8120.6
3) Not sure8822.3
4) Disagree8321.1
5) Strongly disagree4611.7
Missing14 
TOTAL394100.0
137) 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 agree13133.2
2) Agree20050.6
3) Not sure338.4
4) Disagree276.8
5) Strongly disagree41.0
Missing13 
TOTAL395100.0
138) 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 agree13132.9
2) Agree13233.2
3) Not sure7318.3
4) Disagree4110.3
5) Strongly disagree215.3
Missing10 
TOTAL398100.0
139) 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 agree16943.3
2) Agree13334.1
3) Not sure5614.4
4) Disagree194.9
5) Strongly disagree133.3
Missing18 
TOTAL390100.0
140) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: We should respect other world religions and quit trying to impose Christianity on them. (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4812.2
2) Agree13233.7
3) Not sure8321.2
4) Disagree9424.0
5) Strongly disagree358.9
Missing16 
TOTAL392100.0
141) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23758.8
2) Agree13032.3
3) Not sure307.4
4) Disagree20.5
5) Strongly disagree41.0
Missing5 
TOTAL403100.0
142) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17343.5
2) Agree11228.1
3) Not sure8020.1
4) Disagree123.0
5) Strongly disagree215.3
Missing10 
TOTAL398100.0
143) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female26164.4
2) Male14435.6
Missing3 
TOTAL405100.0
144) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40459.63916
145) 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 farm297.3
2) On a farm153.8
3) Small city-town12030.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000–250,000)6015.0
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city389.5
6) In a large city (over 250,000)5213.0
7) In a suburb near a large city8621.5
Missing8 
TOTAL400100.0
146) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married30175.8
2) Not married9624.2
Missing11 
TOTAL397100.0
147) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2827.5
2) Yes, am now widowed4241.2
3) Yes, am now divorced2827.5
4) Yes, both widowed- divorced43.9
Missing306 
TOTAL102100.0
148) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No24983.0
2) Yes, was widowed62.0
3) Yes, was divorced4414.7
4) Yes, both widowed & divorced10.3
Missing108 
TOTAL300100.0
149) 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) Baptist3712.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)103.3
3) Episcopal113.7
4) Lutheran175.7
5) Methodist4816.1
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA9130.4
8) Reformed62.0
9) Roman Catholic4013.4
10) UCC93.0
11) Non-denominational10.3
12) None62.0
13) Other237.7
Missing109 
TOTAL299100.0
150) 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) Baptist31.1
3) Episcopal10.4
4) Lutheran10.4
5) Methodist20.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA24987.4
9) Roman Catholic103.5
10) UCC10.4
11) Non-denominational20.7
12) None113.9
13) Other51.8
Missing123 
TOTAL285100.0
151) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never93.1
2) Less than once a year82.7
3) About once-twice a year196.5
4) Several times a year206.9
5) About once a month248.2
6) 2-3 times a month3211.0
7) Nearly every week10435.7
8) Every week7525.8
Missing117 
TOTAL291100.0
152) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never2232.8
2) Less than once a year811.9
3) About once or twice a year1116.4
4) Several times a year1420.9
5) About once a month23.0
6) Two to three times a month11.5
7) Nearly every week34.5
8) Every week69.0
Missing341 
TOTAL67100.0
153) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28971.0
1) Checked11829.0
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
154) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37191.2
1) Checked368.8
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
155) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38394.1
1) Checked245.9
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
156) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40198.5
1) Checked61.5
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
157) Please indicate your employment status: retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23056.5
1) Checked17743.5
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
158) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36790.2
1) Checked409.8
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
159) Please indicate your employment status: student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39396.6
1) Checked143.4
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
160) Please indicate your employment status: other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39897.8
1) Checked92.2
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
161) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30474.7
1) Checked10325.3
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
162) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38694.8
1) Checked215.2
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
163) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38694.8
1) Checked215.2
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
164) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40499.3
1) Checked30.7
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
165) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30073.7
1) Checked10726.3
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
166) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37592.1
1) Checked327.9
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
167) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40499.3
1) Checked30.7
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
168) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40499.3
1) Checked30.7
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
169) Indicate average hours worked per week (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0178.3
1) 110.5
2) 210.5
3) 321.0
4) 410.5
5) 521.0
6) 610.5
8) 810.5
10) 1083.9
12) 1231.5
15) 1521.0
16) 1621.0
18) 1810.5
20) 2083.9
24) 2421.0
25) 2552.4
26) 2610.5
27) 2710.5
30) 3083.9
32) 3231.5
35) 3583.9
36) 3621.0
37) 3721.0
38) 3810.5
40) 405828.3
41) 4110.5
42) 4221.0
44) 4410.5
45) 45104.9
48) 4831.5
50) 502210.7
52) 5221.0
53) 5310.5
55) 5583.9
60) 6052.4
62) 6210.5
65) 6521.0
70) 7010.5
75) 7510.5
99) Don't know42.0
Missing203 
TOTAL205100.0
170) If your husband or wife is: employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0148.2
4) 431.8
8) 842.3
10) 1021.2
12) 1210.6
14) 1410.6
15) 1510.6
16) 1621.2
17) 1710.6
20) 2074.1
25) 2531.8
26) 2610.6
28) 2821.2
30) 3042.3
32) 3231.8
35) 3552.9
37) 3721.2
38) 3810.6
40) 404828.1
42) 4210.6
43) 4310.6
44) 4410.6
45) 45116.4
47) 4710.6
48) 4831.8
50) 502313.5
52) 5210.6
54) 5410.6
55) 5542.3
57) 5710.6
60) 60127.0
65) 6510.6
70) 7021.2
80) 8010.6
99) Don't know21.2
Missing237 
TOTAL171100.0
171) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade30.8
3) Some high school92.3
4) High school diploma4812.2
5) Some college8321.0
6) Graduated from college9223.3
7) Some graduate work5112.9
8) Graduate degree10927.6
Missing13 
TOTAL395100.0
172) If married, what is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade20.7
3) Some high school62.0
4) High school diploma4414.7
5) Some college6020.0
6) Graduated from college8729.0
7) Some graduate work258.3
8) Graduate degree7625.3
Missing108 
TOTAL300100.0
173) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None6215.3
1) 1399.6
2) 216240.0
3) 38019.8
4) 44511.1
5) 5102.5
6) 651.2
7) 710.2
9) 910.2
Missing3 
TOTAL405100.0
174) 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 alone5714.0
2) Two of us22755.9
3) Three of us5313.1
4) Four of us4711.6
5) Five of us133.2
6) Six of us30.7
7) Seven or more of us20.5
8) Not applicable41.0
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
175) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are under six years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None10181.5
1) 11512.1
2) 264.8
3) 310.8
4) 410.8
Missing284 
TOTAL124100.0
176) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are six to twelve years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None9664.9
1) 13120.9
2) 21711.5
3) 332.0
4) 410.7
Missing260 
TOTAL148100.0
177) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are thirteen to seventeen years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None9666.7
1) 13121.5
2) 21611.1
3) 310.7
Missing264 
TOTAL144100.0
178) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are eighteen to twenty four years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None9282.1
1) 11816.1
2) 210.9
3) 310.9
Missing296 
TOTAL112100.0
179) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are twenty five years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None133.4
1) 15614.5
2) 230077.9
3) 3153.9
4) 410.3
Missing23 
TOTAL385100.0
180) 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 alone5012.9
2) A single parent, living with one or more children164.1
3) Married, no kids19851.0
4) A married couple, living with one or more children10226.3
5) Some other arrangement225.7
Missing20 
TOTAL388100.0
181) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat11228.2
2) Independent6115.4
3) Republican21554.2
4) Other92.3
Missing11 
TOTAL397100.0
182) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often18646.6
2) Few times a week7619.0
3) Once a week123.0
4) Less than weekly317.8
5) Never9423.6
Missing9 
TOTAL399100.0
183) How often do you send and receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often18847.1
2) Few times a week7819.5
3) Once a week112.8
4) Less than weekly379.3
5) Never8521.3
Missing9 
TOTAL399100.0
184) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): white or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked112.7
1) Checked39697.3
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
185) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40298.8
1) Checked51.2
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
186) Race: Indian or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked407100.0
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
187) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked407100.0
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
188) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40599.5
1) Checked20.5
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
189) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked407100.0
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
190) 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 $10,00051.4
2) $10,000- $14,99961.7
3) $15,000- $19,999113.1
4) $20,000- $29,999339.2
5) $30,000- $39,999308.4
6) $40,000- $49,999359.7
7) $50,000- $59,9994211.7
8) $60,000- $69,999287.8
9) $70,000- $79,999257.0
10) $80,000- $89,999267.2
11) $90,000- $99,999164.5
12) $100,000- $124,9993810.6
13) $125,000- $149,999298.1
14) $150,000- more359.7
Missing49 
TOTAL359100.0
191) Did you or any other family member in your household fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32581.0
2) No7218.0
3) Don't know41.0
Missing7 
TOTAL401100.0
192) Did you contribute to your congregation? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38296.5
2) No143.5
Missing12 
TOTAL396100.0
193) Please give your best estimate of the amount contributed to regular giving: (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33320378.547132917
194) 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) Yes17146.1
2) No20053.9
Missing37 
TOTAL371100.0
195) Please give your best estimate of the amount contributed to special capital campaign: (SPECIALG)
TOTAL%
0) None117.2
20) 2021.3
25) 2521.3
30) 3010.7
40) 4032.0
50) 5074.6
60) 6021.3
100) 100117.2
120) 12010.7
150) 15021.3
175) 17510.7
200) 20074.6
250) 25032.0
300) 30063.9
350) 35010.7
375) 37510.7
400) 40042.6
420) 42010.7
500) 5001610.5
520) 52021.3
600) 60063.9
667) 66710.7
800) 80010.7
1000) 1000159.8
1200) 120042.6
1400) 140021.3
1440) 144010.7
1500) 150021.3
1800) 180032.0
2000) 200074.6
2080) 208010.7
2300) 230010.7
2500) 250010.7
3000) 300032.0
3200) 320021.3
4000) 400021.3
5000) 500021.3
6000) 600021.3
7500) 750010.7
8333) 833310.7
10000) 1000010.7
11000) 1100010.7
11500) 1150010.7
12000) 1200010.7
80000) 8000010.7
999999) 99999963.9
Missing255 
TOTAL153100.0
196) 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) Yes30378.9
2) No8121.1
Missing24 
TOTAL384100.0
197) Please give your best estimate of the amount contributed to special appeal? (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
0) None62.2
5) 510.4
7) 710.4
10) 1062.2
17) 1710.4
20) 20197.1
25) 25186.7
30) 30103.7
35) 3510.4
40) 4083.0
45) 4510.4
50) 503513.1
60) 6031.1
70) 7010.4
75) 7520.7
80) 8031.1
100) 1005721.3
105) 10510.4
110) 11010.4
115) 11510.4
120) 12010.4
125) 12531.1
135) 13510.4
150) 15083.0
190) 19010.4
200) 200249.0
250) 25020.7
270) 27010.4
300) 300114.1
315) 31510.4
400) 40041.5
450) 45010.4
500) 500145.2
575) 57510.4
600) 60031.1
750) 75010.4
900) 90010.4
1000) 100010.4
1394) 139410.4
1850) 185010.4
2000) 200020.7
999999) 99999993.4
Missing140 
TOTAL268100.0
198) Did you contribute to any other religious causes? (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16945.3
2) No20454.7
Missing35 
TOTAL373100.0
199) Please give your best estimate of the amount contributed to all religious causes: (ALLCAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) None74.3
10) 1031.9
15) 1510.6
18) 1810.6
20) 2031.9
25) 25106.2
30) 3021.2
40) 4010.6
50) 502314.3
60) 6021.2
70) 7010.6
75) 7521.2
100) 100159.3
105) 10510.6
110) 11010.6
125) 12531.9
150) 15010.6
180) 18021.2
200) 200138.1
250) 25053.1
265) 26510.6
300) 30095.6
320) 32021.2
350) 35010.6
400) 40021.2
450) 45021.2
456) 45610.6
480) 48010.6
500) 50095.6
660) 66010.6
800) 80021.2
940) 94010.6
1000) 100074.3
1100) 110010.6
1200) 120010.6
1500) 150021.2
2000) 200021.2
2500) 250021.2
3000) 300042.5
3400) 340010.6
4000) 400010.6
5000) 500031.9
5300) 530010.6
999999) 99999974.3
Missing247 
TOTAL161100.0
200) During the last twelve months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to to non–religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35792.0
2) No318.0
Missing20 
TOTAL388100.0
201) Please give your best estimate of the amount contributed to non-religious causes: (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL31629388.244166461
202) What is your present age? (AGE2)
TOTAL%
1) Under age 2071.7
2) 20-2441.0
3) 25-2951.2
4) 30-34112.7
5) 35-39194.7
6) 40-44317.7
7) 45-49389.4
8) 50-54358.7
9) 55-594210.4
10) 60-64348.4
11) 65-694511.1
12) 70-744811.9
13) 75-794410.9
14) 80-84317.7
15) 85 or older102.5
Missing4 
TOTAL404100.0
203) Subscription (SUBSCR25)
TOTAL%
1) Yes399.9
2) No35490.1
Missing15 
TOTAL393100.0
204) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 404611.4
2) 40-496917.1
3) 50-6411127.5
4) 65+17844.1
Missing4 
TOTAL404100.0
205) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female26164.4
2) Male14435.6
Missing3 
TOTAL405100.0
206) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Completed 8th grade or some high school123.0
4) High school diploma4812.2
5) Some college8321.0
6) Graduated from college9223.3
7) Some graduate work5112.9
8) Graduate degree10927.6
Missing13 
TOTAL395100.0
207) 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) Democrat11228.2
2) Independent6115.4
3) Republican21554.2
4) Other92.3
Missing11 
TOTAL397100.0
208) 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 $20K226.1
2) $20K- $49,9999827.3
3) $50,000- $99,99913738.2
4) $100K+10228.4
Missing49 
TOTAL359100.0