Presbyterian Panel Survey, Fall 2003 - Reparations, Members and Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL136618662.316342
2) Which phrase below do you think does the best job of capturing the meaning of the term 'reparations' as you understand it? (Check only one) (DEFINE)
TOTAL%
1) Diffusing anger251.9
2) Providing compensation39029.2
3) Seeking justice423.1
4) Making amends38528.9
5) Redistributing undeserved gains695.2
6) Reconciling divisions534.0
7) Bringing closure362.7
8) Repairing wrongs28521.4
9) Don't know or not familiar with the term493.7
Missing32 
TOTAL1334100.0
3) How far would you say the United States has come toward achieving racial reconciliation? (RACE_REC)
TOTAL%
1) The task of racial reconciliation is complete.463.4
2) The task is largely accomplished.22917.1
3) The task is far from accomplished but much work has been done.84563.1
4) The task is far from accomplished although some work has been done.19914.9
5) The task of racial reconciliation has barely begun.201.5
Missing27 
TOTAL1339100.0
4) How familiar or unfamiliar are you with the concept of reparations for racial ethnic or other groups that have experienced unjust treatment? (RACE_ETH)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar1239.1
2) Familiar65248.2
3) Not too familiar47334.9
4) Not at all familiar1067.8
Missing12 
TOTAL1354100.0
5) Are you aware that reparations have been paid by the U.S. government to Japanese Americans who were interned during World War II? (US_JAPAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113484.2
2) No21215.8
Missing20 
TOTAL1346100.0
6) Are you aware that reparations have been paid by the Swiss government to Jewish people for bank accounts appropriated during World War II? (SWIS_JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89166.8
2) No44233.2
Missing33 
TOTAL1333100.0
7) Are you aware that reparations have been paid by German corporations to persons who worked as forced laborers during World War II? (GER_LABR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54241.0
2) No78159.0
Missing43 
TOTAL1323100.0
8) Are you aware that reparations have been paid by Canada to First Nation children who were taken from their families and placed in boarding schools? (CAN_NATN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17913.6
2) No113486.4
Missing53 
TOTAL1313100.0
9) Are you aware that reparations have been paid by New Zealand to Maori people for wrongs committed in the late 1800s? (ZEA_MAOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17012.9
2) No114587.1
Missing51 
TOTAL1315100.0
10) Are you aware that reparations have been paid by Austria to people who worked as forced laborers during World War II? (AUS_LABR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23818.1
2) No107681.9
Missing52 
TOTAL1314100.0
11) Are you aware that reparations have been paid by the United States government to some Native American peoples? (US_NATIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes106679.7
2) No27220.3
Missing28 
TOTAL1338100.0
12) Concerning reparations, how often in the last 12 months have you read a newspaper or magazine article on this topic? (READ)
TOTAL%
1) None36226.8
2) 1-2 times62946.6
3) 3-4 times24418.1
4) 5-6 times765.6
5) 7 times or more392.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1350100.0
13) Concerning reparations, how often in the last 12 months have you watched a television feature or news story on this topic? (WATCHED)
TOTAL%
1) None57242.8
2) 1-2 times56242.1
3) 3-4 times13610.2
4) 5-6 times423.1
5) 7 times or more231.7
Missing31 
TOTAL1335100.0
14) Concerning reparations, how often in the last 12 months have you heard or preached a sermon on this topic? (SERMON)
TOTAL%
1) None117888.9
2) 1-2 times1168.8
3) 3-4 times171.3
4) 5-6 times70.5
5) 7 times or more70.5
Missing41 
TOTAL1325100.0
15) Concerning reparations, how often in the last 12 months have you been involved in a conversation or discussion on this topic? (CONVERS)
TOTAL%
1) None61746.0
2) 1-2 times46935.0
3) 3-4 times17012.7
4) 5-6 times382.8
5) 7 times or more473.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1341100.0
16) How familiar or unfamiliar are you with the proposal to have the federal government make reparations to African Americans as compensation for the slavery of their ancestors? (GOVT_AFR)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar926.8
2) Familiar58843.4
3) Not too familiar48635.9
4) Not at all familiar18913.9
Missing11 
TOTAL1355100.0
17) Do you think the federal government should or should not pay money to African Americans whose ancestors were slaves as compensation for that slavery? (NO_AFR)
TOTAL%
1) Should594.4
2) Should not114785.2
3) No opinion14010.4
Missing20 
TOTAL1346100.0
18) How important is the subject of reparations to you, personally? (IMPT_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important906.7
2) Important39429.3
3) Not too important68951.2
4) Not at all important17412.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1347100.0
19) Before receiving this questionnaire, were you aware that the 213th General Assembly (2001) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) created a task force to look at the issue of reparations for African Americans, Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Mexican Americans, Native Americans, Puerto Ricans and others who have experienced unjust treatment, and report its findings and recommendations to the 216th General Assembly (2004) regarding how the church can foster dialogue and healing? (AWARE_GA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1299.6
2) No121990.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1348100.0
20) Would you like the PC(USA) to develop discussion resources for congregations on reparations? (PC_DEV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely906.7
2) Yes, probably27420.4
3) No, probably not51638.4
4) No, definitely not28921.5
5) Not sure17613.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1345100.0
21) Do you think the PC(USA) General Assembly should take a stand or issue a policy statement on the issue of reparations to African Americans? (AFRICAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, to oppose reparations for this group32024.2
2) Yes, to support reparations for this group1027.7
3) No67451.0
4) No opinion22617.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1322100.0
22) Do you think the PC(USA) General Assembly should take a stand or issue a policy statement on the issue of reparations to Native Americans? (NATIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, to oppose reparations for this group23517.8
2) Yes, to support reparations for this group26119.7
3) No61646.6
4) No opinion21015.9
Missing44 
TOTAL1322100.0
23) Do you think the PC(USA) General Assembly should take a stand or issue a policy statement on the issue of reparations to Alaskan Natives? (ALASKAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, to oppose reparations for this group25019.1
2) Yes, to support reparations for this group14611.2
3) No64749.4
4) No opinion26620.3
Missing57 
TOTAL1309100.0
24) Do you think the PC(USA) General Assembly should take a stand or issue a policy statement on the issue of reparations to Asian Americans? (ASIAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, to oppose reparations for this group28121.4
2) Yes, to support reparations for this group866.5
3) No69052.4
4) No opinion25919.7
Missing50 
TOTAL1316100.0
25) Do you think the PC(USA) General Assembly should take a stand or issue a policy statement on the issue of reparations to Mexican Americans? (MEXICAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, to oppose reparations for this group29722.6
2) Yes, to support reparations for this group665.0
3) No69953.1
4) No opinion25419.3
Missing50 
TOTAL1316100.0
26) Do you think the PC(USA) General Assembly should take a stand or issue a policy statement on the issue of reparations to Puerto Ricans? (PUERTO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, to oppose reparations for this group29322.2
2) Yes, to support reparations for this group604.6
3) No69853.0
4) No opinion26620.2
Missing49 
TOTAL1317100.0
27) Respondent Type (RESPTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Members55040.3
2) Elders81659.7
TOTAL1366100.0
28) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper123790.6
2) Web1299.4
TOTAL1366100.0
29) Identification number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13622687.3251509
30) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL133721.04616
31) How many months have you been a member of your current congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
1) 28.3
3) 28.3
4) 28.3
5) 14.2
6) 833.3
7) 28.3
10) 520.8
11) 28.3
Missing1342 
TOTAL24100.0
32) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile1067.9
1) 119814.8
2) 222216.6
3) 316412.2
4) 4936.9
5) 515811.8
6) 6554.1
7) 7564.2
8) 8534.0
9) 9191.4
10) 10705.2
11) 11100.7
12) 12251.9
13) 1370.5
14) 14100.7
15) 15382.8
16) 1610.1
17) 1740.3
18) 1880.6
20) 20151.1
21) 2110.1
22) 2210.1
23) 2310.1
24) 2410.1
25) 25100.7
26) 2610.1
27) 2710.1
32) 3210.1
35) 3520.1
38) 3810.1
39) 3910.1
40) 4010.1
50) 5010.1
75) 7510.1
110) 11010.1
200) 20010.1
350) 35010.1
999) Don't know10.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1340100.0
33) If don't know the number of members in your current congregation, check this box. (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked123390.5
1) Checked1299.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
34) What is the approximate membership of your current congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1122769.124867
35) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes101375.0
2) No33825.0
Missing15 
TOTAL1351100.0
36) [If ORDELDER=Yes] Are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78371.6
2) No31128.4
Missing272 
TOTAL1094100.0
37) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51238.4
2) No82361.6
Missing31 
TOTAL1335100.0
38) [If ORDDEACN=Yes] Are you serving now on session? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes324.8
2) No63695.2
Missing698 
TOTAL668100.0
39) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked96070.5
1) Checked40229.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
40) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85162.5
1) Checked51137.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
41) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked127093.2
1) Checked926.8
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
42) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked121789.4
1) Checked14510.6
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
43) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member men's, women's or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102275.0
1) Checked34025.0
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
44) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked133698.1
1) Checked261.9
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
45) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked113283.1
1) Checked23016.9
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
46) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church school or Sunday school teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104876.9
1) Checked31423.1
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
47) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99072.7
1) Checked37227.3
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
48) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never50.4
2) Less than once a year70.5
3) Once-twice a year120.9
4) Several times a year352.6
5) Once a month483.5
6) 2-3 times a month15111.2
7) Nearly every week65248.2
8) Every week44432.8
Missing12 
TOTAL1354100.0
49) 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 Hours16912.6
2) 1-2 Hours20415.2
3) 3-5 Hours38328.5
4) 6-10 Hours33925.2
5) 11-20 Hours18814.0
6) More than 20 Hours634.7
Missing20 
TOTAL1346100.0
50) 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 Hours21816.2
2) 1-2 Hours26519.7
3) 3-5 Hours37627.9
4) 6-10 Hours28421.1
5) 11-20 Hours1309.7
6) More than 20 Hours735.4
Missing20 
TOTAL1346100.0
51) 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 that took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours65649.0
2) 1-2 Hours33725.1
3) 3-5 Hours20115.0
4) 6-10 Hours856.3
5) 11-20 Hours282.1
6) More than 20 Hours332.5
Missing26 
TOTAL1340100.0
52) 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 you make your own community a better place to live (e.g., through volunteer or committee work)? (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours44733.8
2) 1-2 Hours34225.9
3) 3-5 Hours26920.3
4) 6-10 Hours14611.0
5) 11-20 Hours715.4
6) More than 20 Hours473.6
Missing44 
TOTAL1322100.0
53) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily26720.4
2) Several times a week21116.1
3) Weekly16712.7
4) Several times a month17913.7
5) Once a month916.9
6) Several times a year22216.9
7) Once a year or less1078.2
8) Never675.1
Missing55 
TOTAL1311100.0
54) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read Bible with family or friends (TOGETHER)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily282.3
2) Several times a week604.8
3) Weekly22918.5
4) Several times a month1129.0
5) Once a month866.9
6) Several times a year19715.9
7) Once a year or less17614.2
8) Never35328.4
Missing125 
TOTAL1241100.0
55) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (STDYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily90.7
2) Several times a week332.7
3) Weekly30524.6
4) Several times a month1008.1
5) Once a month1058.5
6) Several times a year1189.5
7) Once a year or less16012.9
8) Never41233.2
Missing124 
TOTAL1242100.0
56) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily93170.3
2) Several times a week22116.7
3) Weekly483.6
4) Several times a month614.6
5) Once a month181.4
6) Several times a year312.3
7) Once a year or less80.6
8) Never60.5
Missing42 
TOTAL1324100.0
57) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRYTOGET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily31524.6
2) Several times a week18214.2
3) Weekly21616.9
4) Several times a month13710.7
5) Once a month665.2
6) Several times a year17413.6
7) Once a year or less433.4
8) Never14811.6
Missing85 
TOTAL1281100.0
58) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily131.1
2) Several times a week181.5
3) Weekly1038.4
4) Several times a month443.6
5) Once a month685.6
6) Several times a year1139.3
7) Once a year or less17013.9
8) Never69056.6
Missing147 
TOTAL1219100.0
59) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes106880.0
2) No26219.6
3) Not sure50.4
Missing31 
TOTAL1335100.0
60) [If BEFORE= Yes] what denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist11610.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)222.0
3) Episcopal393.6
4) Lutheran716.5
5) Methodist16014.6
6) Presbyterian47543.3
7) Other Presbyterian232.1
8) Reformed121.1
9) Roman Catholic494.5
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)444.0
11) Independent or non-denominational262.4
12) Other595.4
Missing270 
TOTAL1096100.0
61) In what religious denomination were you raised? (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist15211.3
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)231.7
3) Episcopal382.8
4) Lutheran745.5
5) Methodist18513.7
6) Presbyterian58543.3
7) Other Presbyterian171.3
8) Reformed231.7
9) Roman Catholic826.1
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)332.4
11) Independent or non-denominational241.8
12) None302.2
13) Other856.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1351100.0
62) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL133919.18717
63) Which of the following describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative856.3
2) Conservative47535.3
3) Moderate53740.0
4) Liberal19514.5
5) Very liberal523.9
Missing22 
TOTAL1344100.0
64) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90967.5
2) No43832.5
Missing19 
TOTAL1347100.0
65) 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) Yes63147.3
2) No70452.7
Missing31 
TOTAL1335100.0
66) 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 word.19214.4
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.56242.1
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.47735.7
4) The Bible is not the word of God but contains God's word to us.836.2
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.131.0
7) Don't know90.7
Missing30 
TOTAL1336100.0
67) Which statement comes closest to your view of the account of Creation presented in Genesis? (GENESIS)
TOTAL%
1) It 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 world.927.1
2) It is a true account of how God created the world.75057.7
3) It reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created.45835.2
Missing66 
TOTAL1300100.0
68) 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 agree1128.4
2) Agree33024.9
3) Not sure15011.3
4) Disagree55041.4
5) Strongly disagree18513.9
Missing39 
TOTAL1327100.0
69) 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 agree624.7
2) Agree28421.3
3) Not sure22116.6
4) Disagree40530.4
5) Strongly disagree36027.0
Missing34 
TOTAL1332100.0
70) 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 agree90167.8
2) Agree30322.8
3) Not sure1068.0
4) Disagree131.0
5) Strongly disagree50.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1328100.0
71) 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 agree61146.1
2) Agree34325.9
3) Not sure19014.3
4) Disagree13910.5
5) Strongly disagree433.2
Missing40 
TOTAL1326100.0
72) 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 agree64448.3
2) Agree32624.5
3) Not sure29021.8
4) Disagree513.8
5) Strongly disagree221.7
Missing33 
TOTAL1333100.0
73) 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 agree36927.9
2) Agree23317.6
3) Not sure30523.1
4) Disagree28121.3
5) Strongly disagree13410.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1322100.0
74) 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 agree51838.9
2) Agree65449.1
3) Not sure1017.6
4) Disagree554.1
5) Strongly disagree40.3
Missing34 
TOTAL1332100.0
75) 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 agree50237.7
2) Agree39629.7
3) Not sure26019.5
4) Disagree1219.1
5) Strongly disagree544.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1333100.0
76) 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 agree63848.3
2) Agree41831.7
3) Not sure19114.5
4) Disagree483.6
5) Strongly disagree251.9
Missing46 
TOTAL1320100.0
77) 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 agree15111.4
2) Agree40830.9
3) Not sure29022.0
4) Disagree32824.9
5) Strongly disagree14210.8
Missing47 
TOTAL1319100.0
78) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree82861.6
2) Agree40129.8
3) Not sure936.9
4) Disagree120.9
5) Strongly disagree110.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1345100.0
79) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree64948.4
2) Agree34325.6
3) Not sure26619.9
4) Disagree413.1
5) Strongly disagree413.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1340100.0
80) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female74354.9
2) Male61145.1
Missing12 
TOTAL1354100.0
81) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL134958.08914
82) 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 farm1249.2
2) On a farm513.8
3) Small city-town38328.4
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)21215.7
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city1339.9
6) In a large city (more than 250,000)16011.9
7) In a suburb near a large city28521.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1348100.0
83) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married109581.9
2) Not married24218.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1337100.0
84) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Never married6926.5
2) Yes, now widowed11845.4
3) Yes, now divorced6625.4
4) Both widowed and divorced72.7
Missing1106 
TOTAL260100.0
85) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No86680.0
2) Yes, was widowed282.6
3) Yes, was divorced18016.6
4) Yes, both widowed & divorced80.7
Missing284 
TOTAL1082100.0
86) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised. (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist15214.0
2) Disciples of Christ323.0
3) Episcopal423.9
4) Lutheran585.4
5) Methodist16515.2
6) Presbyterian Church31729.3
7) Other Presbyterian10.1
8) Reformed141.3
9) Roman Catholic13712.7
10) UCC312.9
11) Independent/nondenominational60.6
12) None323.0
13) Other958.8
Missing284 
TOTAL1082100.0
87) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife is currently in. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist50.5
2) Disciples of Christ30.3
3) Episcopal30.3
4) Lutheran20.2
5) Methodist80.8
6) Presbyterian Church91588.9
7) Other Presbyterian10.1
8) Reformed10.1
9) Roman Catholic282.7
10) UCC20.2
11) Independent/nondenominational30.3
12) None434.2
13) Other151.5
Missing337 
TOTAL1029100.0
88) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never313.0
2) Less than once a year181.8
3) About once/twice a year454.4
4) Several times a year595.8
5) About once a month626.0
6) 2-3 times a month11010.7
7) Nearly every week42341.2
8) Every week27827.1
Missing340 
TOTAL1026100.0
89) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never10440.2
2) Less than once a year218.1
3) About once/twice a year5019.3
4) Several times a year3513.5
5) About once a month103.9
6) 2-3 times a month93.5
7) Nearly every week103.9
8) Every week207.7
Missing1107 
TOTAL259100.0
90) Please indicate your employment status:full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86663.6
1) Checked49636.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
91) Please indicate your employment status:part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120388.3
1) Checked15911.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
92) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked125291.9
1) Checked1108.1
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
93) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134198.5
1) Checked211.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
94) Please indicate your employment status: retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88364.8
1) Checked47935.2
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
95) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked123590.7
1) Checked1279.3
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
96) Please indicate your employment status: student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked133998.3
1) Checked231.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
97) Please indicate your employment status: other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked133698.1
1) Checked261.9
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
98) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse:full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93568.6
1) Checked42731.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
99) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked126793.0
1) Checked957.0
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
100) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked127593.6
1) Checked876.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
101) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: unemployed (UNEMPLO2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked135299.3
1) Checked100.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
102) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106077.8
1) Checked30222.2
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
103) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked123190.4
1) Checked1319.6
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
104) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked135699.6
1) Checked60.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
105) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked135399.3
1) Checked90.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
106) 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)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL84337.46918
107) Average hours spouse worked per week (SHRWK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL68537.93718
108) Your highest level of education completed (EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than eight years10.1
2) Completed eighth grade20.2
3) Some high school131.0
4) High school diploma1108.4
5) Some college24218.6
6) Graduated from college33025.3
7) Some graduate work18714.4
8) Graduate degree41732.0
Missing64 
TOTAL1302100.0
109) Spouse's highest level of education completed (SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than eight years20.2
2) Completed eighth grade30.3
3) Some high school141.3
4) High school diploma12411.8
5) Some college20319.3
6) Graduated from college32030.4
7) Some graduate work928.7
8) Graduate degree29528.0
Missing313 
TOTAL1053100.0
110) How many children do you have? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None16112.0
1) 113810.2
2) 256842.2
3) 330922.9
4) 41239.1
5) 5302.2
6) 6110.8
7) 730.2
8) 830.2
10) 1010.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1347100.0
111) Number of persons living in household (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) Live alone17713.0
2) Two of us74655.0
3) Three of us17913.2
4) Four of us17613.0
5) Five of us584.3
6) Six of us120.9
7) Seven or more of us40.3
8) Not applicable50.4
Missing9 
TOTAL1357100.0
112) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are under six years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None31978.4
1) 16115.0
2) 2215.2
3) 351.2
4) 410.2
Missing959 
TOTAL407100.0
113) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are six to 12 years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None29661.2
1) 112024.8
2) 25912.2
3) 381.7
5) 510.2
Missing882 
TOTAL484100.0
114) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are 13 to 17 years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None29260.1
1) 114429.6
2) 2469.5
3) 340.8
Missing880 
TOTAL486100.0
115) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are 18 to 24 years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None30478.4
1) 16416.5
2) 2153.9
3) 330.8
4) 420.5
Missing978 
TOTAL388100.0
116) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are 25 years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None272.1
1) 117513.4
2) 2103679.4
3) 3554.2
4) 490.7
6) 610.1
8) 810.1
Missing62 
TOTAL1304100.0
117) 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 alone15511.8
2) A single parent, living with one or more children393.0
3) Married, no kids68251.7
4) A married couple, living with one or more children38829.4
5) Some other arrangement544.1
Missing48 
TOTAL1318100.0
118) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat37928.2
2) Independent20315.1
3) Republican73754.8
4) Other251.9
Missing22 
TOTAL1344100.0
119) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often72153.4
2) Few times a week26019.3
3) Once a week473.5
4) Less than weekly1077.9
5) Never21515.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1350100.0
120) How often do you send-receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often72453.6
2) Few times a week27720.5
3) Once a week382.8
4) Less than weekly1047.7
5) Never20715.3
Missing16 
TOTAL1350100.0
121) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): white or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked443.2
1) Checked131896.8
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
122) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134798.9
1) Checked151.1
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
123) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): American Indian or Alaska Native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked135999.8
1) Checked30.2
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
124) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked135599.5
1) Checked70.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
125) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked135199.2
1) Checked110.8
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
126) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked135899.7
1) Checked40.3
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
127) 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 $10,000110.9
2) $10,000-$14,999141.1
3) $15,000-$19,999252.0
4) $20,000-$29,999826.6
5) $30,000-$39,999997.9
6) $40,000-$49,999947.5
7) $50,000-$59,9991098.7
8) $60,000-$69,9991028.2
9) $70,000-$79,9991078.6
10) $80,000-$89,999856.8
11) $90,000-$99,999816.5
12) $100,000-$124,99916313.1
13) $125,000-$149,999887.1
14) $150,000 or more18715.0
Missing119 
TOTAL1247100.0
128) Anyone in household fill out a pledge card? (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes114484.7
2) No20014.8
3) Don't know70.5
Missing15 
TOTAL1351100.0
129) 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) Yes131898.2
2) No241.8
Missing24 
TOTAL1342100.0
130) Write your best estimate of the amount given as regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL117210351.92282185
131) 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) Yes67252.9
2) No59947.1
Missing95 
TOTAL1271100.0
132) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special capital campaign: (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL60525125.742147318
133) 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) Yes107482.1
2) No23417.9
Missing58 
TOTAL1308100.0
134) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special appeals: (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL96526180.95158897
135) 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) Yes59747.3
2) No66552.7
Missing104 
TOTAL1262100.0
136) Write your best estimate of the amount given to all religious causes: (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL56426083.011155640
137) 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) Yes121892.6
2) No987.4
Missing50 
TOTAL1316100.0
138) Write your best estimate of the amount given to non-religious causes: (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109916850.298121514
139) Survey Form Two (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper125792.3
2) Web1057.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1362100.0
140) Age (banded) (AGE2)
TOTAL%
1) Under 2080.6
2) 20-2450.4
3) 25-2980.6
4) 30-34352.6
5) 35-39634.7
6) 40-441118.2
7) 45-4914811.0
8) 50-5417713.1
9) 55-5919214.2
10) 60-641319.7
11) 65-6915011.1
12) 70-741339.9
13) 75-791128.3
14) 80-84584.3
15) 85 or older181.3
Missing17 
TOTAL1349100.0
141) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 401198.8
2) 40-4925919.2
3) 50-6450037.1
4) 65+47134.9
Missing17 
TOTAL1349100.0
142) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female74354.9
2) Male61145.1
Missing12 
TOTAL1354100.0
143) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000504.0
2) $20K-$49,99927522.1
3) $50K-$99,99948438.8
4) $100K+43835.1
Missing119 
TOTAL1247100.0
144) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat37928.2
2) Independent20315.1
3) Republican73754.8
4) Other251.9
Missing22 
TOTAL1344100.0