Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2003 - Stewardship, Finances, and Allocation of Resources, Members

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel identification number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53210975.235574
2) When you hear the word "stewardship," what word, thought, or phrase first comes to mind? (WORD)
TOTAL%
1) Church finances and giving to the church8619.1
2) Money5812.9
3) Time, talents, treasure11124.7
4) Giving10523.3
5) To care for or manage what is entrusted to us7115.8
6) Environment/creation10.2
9) Other184.0
Missing82 
TOTAL450100.0
3) Has your congregation actively promoted a "stewardship approach" to the giving of time, talent, and money that teaches the spiritual meaning of how we use God's gifts? (ACTPROMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and therefore I am likely to give more24747.2
2) Yes, but it has no effect on my giving19336.9
3) Yes, and therefore I am likely to give less10.2
4) No, my congregation has not promoted a stewardship approach499.4
5) Don't know336.3
Missing9 
TOTAL523100.0
4) How many times during the past year was stewardship the focus of the sermon in worship at your congregation? (NUMSERMN)
TOTAL%
1) Never112.1
2) Once or twice17934.0
3) Three or four times18635.4
4) Five or more times478.9
5) Don't know10319.6
Missing6 
TOTAL526100.0
5) [IF "FIVE OR MORE TIMES" NUMSERMN] What is the approximate number? (NUMSERM2)
TOTAL%
2) 27.1
3) 27.1
5) 27.1
6) 517.9
7) 310.7
8) 725.0
10) 27.1
12) 310.7
13) 13.6
20) 13.6
Missing504 
TOTAL28100.0
6) Which one statement would you say better describes how stewardship is approached in your congregation? (DESCRIB)
TOTAL%
1) We primarily emphasize stewardship during the annual fund-raising campaign25147.9
2) We emphasize stewardship year-round13826.3
3) Both equally8416.0
4) Don't know/no opinion519.7
Missing8 
TOTAL524100.0
7) Which one statement would you say better describes how stewardship is approached in your congregation? (DESCRIB2)
TOTAL%
1) We emphasize stewardship as fund-raising12423.6
2) We emphasize stewardship as a broad approach to life22843.3
3) Both equally12223.2
4) Don't know/no opinion529.9
Missing6 
TOTAL526100.0
8) Please indicate to what degree you agree/disagree with the statement. I'd like to see my congregation put more emphasis on time, talent, and other non-monetary aspects of stewardship. (MOREEMPH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9718.8
2) Moderately agree19738.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree16431.8
4) Moderately disagree336.4
5) Strongly disagree101.9
6) Don't know142.7
Missing17 
TOTAL515100.0
9) Please indicate to what degree you agree/disagree with the statement. My congregation puts too much of its stewardship emphasis on fund-raising. (TOOMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree285.4
2) Moderately agree7915.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree13626.5
4) Moderately disagree16031.1
5) Strongly disagree9318.1
6) Don't know183.5
Missing18 
TOTAL514100.0
10) Please indicate to what degree you agree/disagree with the statement. Stewardship should be an integral part of church (Sunday) school and other regular Christian education programs. (INTEGRAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17934.4
2) Moderately agree22342.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree7815.0
4) Moderately disagree193.6
5) Strongly disagree81.5
6) Don't know142.7
Missing11 
TOTAL521100.0
11) When you joined your current congregation, how much emphasis was placed on giving as a part of the new member class or orientation process? (EMPGIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Great emphasis265.2
2) Some emphasis11122.1
3) Only a little emphasis11422.7
4) Not mentioned6613.1
5) Don't remember18637.0
Missing29 
TOTAL503100.0
12) What percentage of your family income (pre-tax) from all sources did you contribute to your congregation last year? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) None40.9
1) 14610.5
2) 2429.5
3) 35211.8
4) 4245.5
5) 58218.6
6) 6194.3
7) 7245.5
8) 8194.3
9) 9122.7
10) 106214.1
11) 1130.7
12) 1292.0
13) 1320.5
15) 1581.8
17) 1710.2
18) 1820.5
19) 1910.2
20) 2051.1
25) 2510.2
31) 3110.2
35) 3510.2
50) 5010.2
80) 8010.2
99) Don't know184.1
Missing92 
TOTAL440100.0
13) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? A sense of gratitude for God's love and goodness (INFLUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25848.5
1) Checked27451.5
TOTAL532100.0
14) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? A sense of gratitude for help my family or I have received there (INFLUN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48190.4
1) Checked519.6
TOTAL532100.0
15) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? A sense of obligation to support the work there (INFLUEN3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30657.5
1) Checked22642.5
TOTAL532100.0
16) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? A sense of religious duty to give (INFLUN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42279.3
1) Checked11020.7
TOTAL532100.0
17) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? Habit or custom (INFLUN5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49793.4
1) Checked356.6
TOTAL532100.0
18) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? Hearing about specific needs (INFLUN6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46687.6
1) Checked6612.4
TOTAL532100.0
19) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? The Bible's teaching on giving (INFLUN7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44683.8
1) Checked8616.2
TOTAL532100.0
20) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? The congregation's or the pastor's urging to give (INFLUN8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52498.5
1) Checked81.5
TOTAL532100.0
21) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? The tax benefits I receive for my contributions (INFLUN9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52197.9
1) Checked112.1
TOTAL532100.0
22) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? Wanting to contribute to God's work in the world (INFLUN10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38973.1
1) Checked14326.9
TOTAL532100.0
23) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? Other (INFLUN11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51797.2
1) Checked152.8
TOTAL532100.0
24) What factor influence you the most in your decisions about giving to your congregation? I don't give to my congregation (INFLUN12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53099.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL532100.0
25) In the last five years, have you ever increased your regular giving or annual pledge because the overall church budget was in the red? (INCGIVE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39774.6
1) Checked13525.4
TOTAL532100.0
26) In the last five years, have you ever increased your regular giving or annual pledge because you saw the good done by a program or ministry funded by the church? (INCGIVE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35366.4
1) Checked17933.6
TOTAL532100.0
27) In the last five years, have you ever increased your regular giving or annual pledge because a specific program or mission of the congregation was threatened by a lack of funds? (INCGIVE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42379.5
1) Checked10920.5
TOTAL532100.0
28) In the last five years, have you ever increased your regular giving or annual pledge because the pastor or other leader asked you to? (INCGIVE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46186.7
1) Checked7113.3
TOTAL532100.0
29) In the last five years, have you ever increased your regular giving or annual pledge because your spouse or other family member suggested it? (INCGIVE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49192.3
1) Checked417.7
TOTAL532100.0
30) In the last five years, have you ever increased your regular giving or annual pledge because you felt God wanted you to do so? (INCGIVE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34464.7
1) Checked18835.3
TOTAL532100.0
31) In the last five years, have you ever increased your regular giving or annual pledge because your family income went up? (INCGIVE7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36769.0
1) Checked16531.0
TOTAL532100.0
32) In the last five years, have you ever increased your regular giving or annual pledge because the church had helped you or your family? (INCGIVE8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48691.4
1) Checked468.6
TOTAL532100.0
33) If there was a significant need, do you think you could increase your giving to the church or are you giving all you can afford? (INCNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, could give more25849.0
2) No, giving all I/we can15329.1
3) Not sure11521.9
Missing6 
TOTAL526100.0
34) Of the total dollars your congregation sent to fund missions and programs beyond your congregation, what percentage would you estimate went to the General Assembly, General Assembly Council, or other national programs of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Don't know (PERGA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8415.8
1) Checked44884.2
TOTAL532100.0
35) Of the total dollars your congregation sent to fund missions and programs beyond your congregation, what percentage would you estimate went to the General Assembly, General Assembly Council, or other national programs of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (PERGA2)
TOTAL%
0) None34.3
1) 157.1
2) 268.6
3) 357.1
4) 411.4
5) 51318.6
6) 645.7
8) 811.4
10) 101318.6
11) 1111.4
13) 1311.4
14) 1411.4
15) 1511.4
20) 2034.3
24) 2411.4
25) 2534.3
30) 3011.4
40) 4011.4
48) 4811.4
50) 5022.9
70) 7011.4
80) 8011.4
90) 9011.4
Missing462 
TOTAL70100.0
36) Do you think when people give money to their congregation they ought to be encouraged to indicate what percentage should go to mission and programs beyond the congregation? (INDICATE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, encouraged to designate money in this way14427.3
2) Neither encouraged nor discouraged from designating money in this way19837.5
3) No, discouraged from designating money in this way11221.2
4) No opinion7414.0
Missing4 
TOTAL528100.0
37) Do you have enough say when it comes to decisions by your congregation on allocating funds to mission and program, or would you like to have more say? (SAYFUNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Have enough say30057.7
2) Would like more say9919.0
3) Not sure12123.3
Missing12 
TOTAL520100.0
38) Does the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) as a whole have serious financial needs? (FINNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, very serious needs6312.0
2) Yes, somewhat serious needs14427.4
3) No, only routine needs407.6
4) No, it is financially well-off214.0
5) Don't know25849.0
Missing6 
TOTAL526100.0
39) How much enthusiasm do you feel, in general, about the work and programs of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (ENTHUSI)
TOTAL%
1) Very high enthusiasm438.2
2) Moderately high enthusiasm20338.9
3) Moderately low enthusiasm10720.5
4) Very low enthusiasm458.6
5) I am generally opposed to them142.7
6) No opinion11021.1
Missing10 
TOTAL522100.0
40) When it comes to your supporting mission projects of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), either overseas or in this country, what is your preference for how projects should be selected for funding? (SELECT)
TOTAL%
1) I prefer that a denominational entity, such as a presbytery of the General Assembly, select the projects529.9
2) I prefer that the session of my congregation select the projects16832.1
3) I prefer giving to missionaries and projects that I select417.8
4) I prefer a combination of these approaches22242.4
5) I have no opinion407.6
Missing9 
TOTAL523100.0
41) Do you feel you have enough information about the handling and allocation of funds by the leaders of your congregation (i.e., the session)? (INFOCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, enough38273.6
2) No, not enough8316.0
3) No opinion5410.4
Missing13 
TOTAL519100.0
42) Do you feel you have enough information about the handling and allocation of funds by the leaders of your presbytery? (INFOPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, enough12023.9
2) No, not enough19939.6
3) No opinion18436.6
Missing29 
TOTAL503100.0
43) Do you feel you have enough information about the handling and allocation of funds by the leaders of your synod? (INFOSYND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, enough7314.7
2) No, not enough20140.6
3) No opinion22144.6
Missing37 
TOTAL495100.0
44) Do you feel you have enough information about the handling and allocation of funds by the leaders of the General Assembly Council and other national entities of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (INFOGA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, enough9018.4
2) No, not enough20441.6
3) No opinion19640.0
Missing42 
TOTAL490100.0
45) How much do you trust the handling and allocation of funds by the leaders of your congregation (i.e., the session)? (TRUSTCON)
TOTAL%
1) High level of trust38072.2
2) Medium level of trust10820.5
3) Low level of trust224.2
4) No opinion163.0
Missing6 
TOTAL526100.0
46) How much do you trust the handling and allocation of funds by the leaders of your presbytery? (TRUSTPRE)
TOTAL%
1) High level of trust15931.2
2) Medium level of trust18235.7
3) Low level of trust469.0
4) No opinion12324.1
Missing22 
TOTAL510100.0
47) How much do you trust the handling and allocation of funds by the leaders of your synod? (TRUSTSYN)
TOTAL%
1) High level of trust12424.5
2) Medium level of trust15731.0
3) Low level of trust5611.1
4) No opinion16933.4
Missing26 
TOTAL506100.0
48) How much do you trust the handling and allocation of funds by the leaders of the General Assembly Council and other national entities of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (TRUSTGA)
TOTAL%
1) High level of trust12524.5
2) Medium level of trust14027.5
3) Low level of trust9017.6
4) No opinion15530.4
Missing22 
TOTAL510100.0
49) Would you prefer that sessions make more decisions about funding programs, such as missions, outreach, and social service, rather than having presbyteries or national church leaders decide? (SESSIONS)
TOTAL%
1) I would prefer more decision-making by sessions28254.0
2) I like the situation now13525.9
3) I would prefer more decision-making by presbytery or national church leaders183.4
4) I have no opinion8716.7
Missing10 
TOTAL522100.0
50) Has your congregation ever encouraged members to bypass the regular funding procedures of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and instead give money directly to mission or programs? (BYPASS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6712.8
2) No23945.6
3) Don't know21841.6
Missing8 
TOTAL524100.0
51) Please indicate to what degree you agree or disagree with the following statement: The leaders of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) are sufficiently accountable to members regarding how church contributions are used. (ACCOUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5610.9
2) Moderately agree14027.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree8917.2
4) Moderately disagree6212.0
5) Strongly disagree336.4
6) Don't know13626.4
Missing16 
TOTAL516100.0
52) Please indicate to what degree you agree or disagree with the following statement: Overall, the leadership of the PC(USA) is doing a good job. (LEADGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5410.5
2) Moderately agree16632.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree9618.7
4) Moderately disagree458.8
5) Strongly disagree295.6
6) Don't know12424.1
Missing18 
TOTAL514100.0
53) Please indicate to what degree you agree or disagree with the following statement: Overall, I approve of the decision-making processes in the PC(USA). (APPROVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree438.4
2) Moderately agree15430.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree10620.8
4) Moderately disagree5711.2
5) Strongly disagree275.3
6) Don't know12224.0
Missing23 
TOTAL509100.0
54) Please indicate to what degree you agree or disagree with the following statement: I would like more oversight of national PC(USA) leaders when it comes to making decisions about which missions and programs to fund. (MOREDEC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5711.2
2) Moderately agree13225.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree13526.5
4) Moderately disagree418.0
5) Strongly disagree163.1
6) Don't know12925.3
Missing22 
TOTAL510100.0
55) Do you have available all the information you need about the mission and program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), or would you like to have more? (ALLINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Have all I need16932.4
2) Would like to have more available22743.5
3) Not sure12624.1
Missing10 
TOTAL522100.0
56) [IF "Would like to have more available" TO ALLINFO] How would you like to have such information made available? (ALLINFO2)
TOTAL%
1) In printed form19174.3
2) In occasional e-mails3212.5
3) Via the Internet3413.2
Missing275 
TOTAL257100.0
57) Did your congregation have a financial stewardship campaign in 2002? (CAMPAIGN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18979.7
2) No229.3
3) Don't know2611.0
Missing295 
TOTAL237100.0
58) [IF "YES" TO CAMPAIGN] What method was used? Direct mail (CAMPAIG2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41578.0
1) Checked11722.0
TOTAL532100.0
59) [IF "YES" TO CAMPAIGN] What method was used? Telephone solicitation (CAMPAIG3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52097.7
1) Checked122.3
TOTAL532100.0
60) [IF "YES" TO CAMPAIGN] What method was used? Every member visitation (CAMPAIG4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51095.9
1) Checked224.1
TOTAL532100.0
61) [IF "YES" TO CAMPAIGN] What method was used? Personal delivery (e.g., Pony Express or similar) (CAMPAIG5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51997.6
1) Checked132.4
TOTAL532100.0
62) [IF "YES" TO CAMPAIGN] What method was used? Consecration Sunday (CAMPAIG6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44283.1
1) Checked9016.9
TOTAL532100.0
63) [IF "YES" TO CAMPAIGN] What method was used? Other (CAMPAIG7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51496.6
1) Checked183.4
TOTAL532100.0
64) In the last two years, have you seen the stewardship magazine or other materials on stewardship prepared by the national offices of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (MAGAZINE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4016.6
2) No20183.4
Missing291 
TOTAL241100.0
65) [IF "YES" TO MAGAZINE] How helpful were these materials to you in your work as a pastor? (MAGHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful12.9
2) Helpful925.7
3) Somewhat helpful1645.7
4) Not helpful38.6
5) Did not use any617.1
Missing497 
TOTAL35100.0
66) In the last two years, have you searched the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) web page (www.pcusa.org) specifically for stewardship-related ideas or resources? (ONLINE)
TOTAL%
2) Yes, occasionally20.8
3) Yes, once or twice83.3
4) No, never23295.9
Missing290 
TOTAL242100.0
67) Would you prefer that stewardship materials produced by the PC(USA) continue to be provided as separate, distinct items, or would you prefer to have them included as one part of publications that provide a broad array of resources (e.g., as part of a Christian education magazine)? (PUBLICAT)
TOTAL%
1) Kept separate5020.7
2) Included with other resources6426.4
3) No preference5623.1
4) No opinion7229.8
Missing290 
TOTAL242100.0
68) To what extent is stewardship an integral part of your congregation's worship? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent4920.0
2) Some extent13354.3
3) Only a small extent4618.8
4) None at all20.8
5) Don't know156.1
Missing287 
TOTAL245100.0
69) To what extent is stewardship an integral part of your congregation's regular CE program? (CE)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent198.3
2) Some extent8236.0
3) Only a small extent4017.5
4) None at all146.1
5) Don't know7332.0
Missing304 
TOTAL228100.0
70) To what extent is stewardship an integral part of your congregation's new member class? (NEWMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent177.4
2) Some extent6528.3
3) Only a small extent4318.7
4) None at all125.2
5) Don't know9340.4
Missing302 
TOTAL230100.0
71) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper47489.1
2) Web5810.9
TOTAL532100.0
72) Identification Number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL531975.286574
73) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51720.78917
74) [IF YRMEM<1] How many months have you been a member of your current congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
1) 16.7
4) 16.7
6) 640.0
7) 213.3
9) 16.7
10) 426.7
Missing517 
TOTAL15100.0
75) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile428.1
1) 17614.6
2) 210420.0
3) 35811.2
4) 4387.3
5) 55711.0
6) 6183.5
7) 7152.9
8) 891.7
9) 9112.1
10) 10265.0
11) 1120.4
12) 1261.2
13) 1340.8
14) 1451.0
15) 15163.1
16) 1610.2
17) 1730.6
18) 1851.0
19) 1910.2
20) 2071.3
21) 2110.2
22) 2210.2
24) 2410.2
25) 2530.6
27) 2710.2
35) 3520.4
39) 3910.2
40) 4010.2
50) 5010.2
110) 11010.2
200) 20010.2
350) 35010.2
999) Don't know10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL520100.0
76) Approximate number of members (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL369711.851770
77) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43581.9
1) Checked9618.1
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
78) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19737.7
2) No32662.3
Missing9 
TOTAL523100.0
79) If yes elder, are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes207.0
2) No26693.0
Missing246 
TOTAL286100.0
80) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16030.8
2) No36069.2
Missing12 
TOTAL520100.0
81) If yes deacon, are you serving now on session? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2510.4
2) No21689.6
Missing291 
TOTAL241100.0
82) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50094.2
1) Checked315.8
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
83) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40676.5
1) Checked12523.5
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
84) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51196.2
1) Checked203.8
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
85) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48090.4
1) Checked519.6
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
86) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40977.0
1) Checked12223.0
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
87) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51997.7
1) Checked122.3
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
88) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45385.3
1) Checked7814.7
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
89) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44283.2
1) Checked8916.8
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
90) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40175.5
1) Checked13024.5
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
91) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIPS)
TOTAL%
1) Never30.6
2) Less than once a year71.3
3) Once/twice a year61.1
4) Several times a year336.3
5) Once a month377.0
6) 2-3 times a month7915.0
7) Nearly every week21741.3
8) Every week14427.4
Missing6 
TOTAL526100.0
92) 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 Hours13526.0
2) 1-2 Hours10019.3
3) 3-5 Hours13526.0
4) 6-10 Hours8817.0
5) 11-20 Hours479.1
6) More than 20 Hours142.7
Missing13 
TOTAL519100.0
93) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you? Given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on committee or help with some program or event (HRVOLUNT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours18234.9
2) 1-2 Hours13225.3
3) 3-5 Hours10419.9
4) 6-10 Hours6412.3
5) 11-20 Hours254.8
6) More than 20 Hours152.9
Missing10 
TOTAL522100.0
94) 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 Hours29656.9
2) 1-2 Hours11822.7
3) 3-5 Hours6011.5
4) 6-10 Hours285.4
5) 11-20 Hours51.0
6) More than 20 Hours132.5
Missing12 
TOTAL520100.0
95) 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 Hours19738.6
2) 1-2 Hours11622.7
3) 3-5 Hours9117.8
4) 6-10 Hours6011.7
5) 11-20 Hours224.3
6) More than 20 Hours254.9
Missing21 
TOTAL511100.0
96) Frequency: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily8516.9
2) Several times a week7414.7
3) Weekly5410.7
4) Several times a month499.7
5) Once a month408.0
6) Several times a year9719.3
7) Once a year or less5711.3
8) Never479.3
Missing29 
TOTAL503100.0
97) Frequency: Read Bible with family-friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily132.8
2) Several times a week163.4
3) Weekly5411.6
4) Several times a month306.4
5) Once a month275.8
6) Several times a year7616.3
7) Once a year or less6614.1
8) Never18539.6
Missing65 
TOTAL467100.0
98) Frequency: Attend Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily30.6
2) Several times a week81.7
3) Weekly8818.8
4) Several times a month275.8
5) Once a month398.3
6) Several times a year357.5
7) Once a year or less6012.8
8) Never20844.4
Missing64 
TOTAL468100.0
99) Frequency: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily33364.9
2) Several times a week9518.5
3) Weekly214.1
4) Several times a month254.9
5) Once a month71.4
6) Several times a year203.9
7) Once a year or less81.6
8) Never40.8
Missing19 
TOTAL513100.0
100) Frequency: Pray with family-friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily11623.9
2) Several times a week5711.8
3) Weekly7315.1
4) Several times a month387.8
5) Once a month204.1
6) Several times a year6914.2
7) Once a year or less234.7
8) Never8918.4
Missing47 
TOTAL485100.0
101) Frequency: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily40.9
2) Several times a week51.1
3) Weekly286.1
4) Several times a month102.2
5) Once a month194.1
6) Several times a year347.4
7) Once a year or less5812.6
8) Never30465.8
Missing70 
TOTAL462100.0
102) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40478.0
2) No11422.0
Missing14 
TOTAL518100.0
103) [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) Baptist4611.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)112.7
3) Episcopal163.9
4) Lutheran266.3
5) Methodist5713.8
6) Presbyterian18043.5
7) Other Presbyterian102.4
8) Reformed61.4
9) Roman Catholic174.1
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)184.3
11) Independent or non-denominational81.9
12) Other194.6
Missing118 
TOTAL414100.0
104) In what religious denomination were you raised? (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist6312.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)152.9
3) Episcopal132.5
4) Lutheran265.0
5) Methodist6913.2
6) Presbyterian23244.3
7) Other Presbyterian51.0
8) Reformed122.3
9) Roman Catholic265.0
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)142.7
11) Independent or non-denominational91.7
12) None101.9
13) Other305.7
Missing8 
TOTAL524100.0
105) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52019.03517
106) Which of the following describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative275.2
2) Conservative16932.4
3) Moderate22643.4
4) Liberal7514.4
5) Very liberal244.6
Missing11 
TOTAL521100.0
107) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30157.4
2) No22342.6
Missing8 
TOTAL524100.0
108) 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) Yes21742.0
2) No30058.0
Missing15 
TOTAL517100.0
109) 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.6412.2
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.20138.4
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.19938.0
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.468.8
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.71.3
7) Don't know61.1
Missing9 
TOTAL523100.0
110) The account of Creation presented in Genesis (GENESIS)
TOTAL%
1) Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible --that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world397.7
2) Is a true account of how God created the world26853.0
3) Reflects human feelings about how world might been created19939.3
Missing26 
TOTAL506100.0
111) An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree519.9
2) Agree14728.5
3) Not sure7714.9
4) Disagree19437.6
5) Strongly disagree479.1
Missing16 
TOTAL516100.0
112) All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find the ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree295.6
2) Agree12524.3
3) Not sure10019.4
4) Disagree16031.1
5) Strongly disagree10119.6
Missing17 
TOTAL515100.0
113) There is a life beyond death. (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31560.8
2) Agree12724.5
3) Not sure6712.9
4) Disagree71.4
5) Strongly disagree20.4
Missing14 
TOTAL518100.0
114) The only absolute Truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21040.9
2) Agree13927.1
3) Not sure9518.5
4) Disagree5510.7
5) Strongly disagree142.7
Missing19 
TOTAL513100.0
115) Jesus will return to Earth someday. (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22543.3
2) Agree12724.4
3) Not sure13225.4
4) Disagree254.8
5) Strongly disagree112.1
Missing12 
TOTAL520100.0
116) Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11422.4
2) Agree8917.5
3) Not sure12023.6
4) Disagree12725.0
5) Strongly disagree5911.6
Missing23 
TOTAL509100.0
117) It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15630.1
2) Agree26951.8
3) Not sure5610.8
4) Disagree366.9
5) Strongly disagree20.4
Missing13 
TOTAL519100.0
118) The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17233.1
2) Agree16732.1
3) Not sure10319.8
4) Disagree5410.4
5) Strongly disagree244.6
Missing12 
TOTAL520100.0
119) Jesus was born of a virgin. (VIRGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21942.9
2) Agree18035.3
3) Not sure7113.9
4) Disagree244.7
5) Strongly disagree163.1
Missing22 
TOTAL510100.0
120) We should respect other world religions and quit trying to impose Christianity on them. (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6312.3
2) Agree18035.2
3) Not sure11422.3
4) Disagree11722.9
5) Strongly disagree387.4
Missing20 
TOTAL512100.0
121) There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29556.1
2) Agree17934.0
3) Not sure448.4
4) Disagree30.6
5) Strongly disagree51.0
Missing6 
TOTAL526100.0
122) There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22342.8
2) Agree14327.4
3) Not sure11822.6
4) Disagree214.0
5) Strongly disagree163.1
Missing11 
TOTAL521100.0
123) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female34464.8
2) Male18735.2
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
124) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52957.83716
125) 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 farm438.2
2) On a farm234.4
3) Small city or town (under 50,000)14928.4
4) Medium-size city (50,000-250,000)8716.6
5) Suburb near medium-size city5510.5
6) Large city (over 250,000)6011.4
7) Suburb near a large city10820.6
Missing7 
TOTAL525100.0
126) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married40077.1
2) Not married11922.9
Missing13 
TOTAL519100.0
127) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married3829.9
2) Yes, now widowed5240.9
3) Yes, now divorced3628.3
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced10.8
Missing405 
TOTAL127100.0
128) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No32381.2
2) Yes, was widowed112.8
3) Yes, was divorced6015.1
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced41.0
Missing134 
TOTAL398100.0
129) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised. (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist4611.4
2) Disciples of Christ112.7
3) Episcopal143.5
4) Lutheran266.5
5) Methodist6415.9
6) Presbyterian Church11227.9
8) Reformed71.7
9) Roman Catholic6616.4
10) UCC112.7
11) Independent/nondenominational20.5
12) None123.0
13) Other317.7
Missing130 
TOTAL402100.0
130) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife is currently in. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.5
2) Disciples of Christ10.3
3) Episcopal10.3
4) Lutheran10.3
5) Methodist10.3
6) Presbyterian Church32186.3
7) Other Presbyterian10.3
8) Reformed10.3
9) Roman Catholic133.5
10) UCC10.3
11) Non-denominational30.8
12) None215.6
13) Other51.3
Missing160 
TOTAL372100.0
131) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never143.8
2) Less than once a year102.7
3) About once/twice a year236.3
4) Several times a year246.6
5) About once a month277.4
6) 2-3 times a month4612.6
7) Nearly every week13637.4
8) Every week8423.1
Missing168 
TOTAL364100.0
132) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never3737.0
2) Less than once a year1313.0
3) About once/twice a year2121.0
4) Several times a year1414.0
5) About once a month44.0
6) 2-3 times a month22.0
7) Nearly every week55.0
8) Every week44.0
Missing432 
TOTAL100100.0
133) Employment status: Full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37470.4
1) Checked15729.6
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
134) Employment status: Part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47188.7
1) Checked6011.3
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
135) Employment status: Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49593.2
1) Checked366.8
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
136) Employment status: Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52198.1
1) Checked101.9
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
137) Employment status: Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34164.2
1) Checked19035.8
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
138) Employment status: Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46888.1
1) Checked6311.9
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
139) Employment status: Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51496.8
1) Checked173.2
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
140) Employment status: Other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52097.9
1) Checked112.1
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
141) Spouse employ: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37069.7
1) Checked16130.3
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
142) Spouse employ: Part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50695.3
1) Checked254.7
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
143) Spouse employ: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50294.5
1) Checked295.5
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
144) Spouse employ: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52699.1
1) Checked50.9
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
145) Spouse employ: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40977.0
1) Checked12223.0
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
146) Spouse employ: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49994.0
1) Checked326.0
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
147) Spouse employ: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52899.4
1) Checked30.6
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
148) Spouse employ: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52999.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
149) Indicate your average hours worked per week (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0196.4
1) 110.3
2) 220.7
3) 320.7
4) 441.3
5) 510.3
6) 610.3
8) 810.3
9) 910.3
10) 10124.0
12) 1262.0
15) 1541.3
16) 1610.3
18) 1820.7
20) 20165.4
24) 2462.0
25) 25113.7
26) 2620.7
27) 2710.3
28) 2820.7
30) 30113.7
32) 3220.7
35) 35144.7
36) 3610.3
37) 3710.3
38) 3831.0
40) 406923.2
41) 4110.3
42) 4231.0
43) 4310.3
44) 4410.3
45) 45206.7
46) 4610.3
47) 4710.3
48) 4831.0
50) 503511.7
52) 5220.7
53) 5320.7
55) 55134.4
56) 5610.3
60) 60103.4
62) 6210.3
65) 6510.3
70) 7010.3
99) Don't know51.7
Missing234 
TOTAL298100.0
150) Average hours spouse worked per week (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0228.5
2) 210.4
4) 420.8
5) 520.8
6) 610.4
8) 820.8
10) 1062.3
12) 1210.4
15) 1531.2
16) 1631.2
17) 1710.4
20) 20124.6
25) 2531.2
28) 2820.8
30) 3051.9
32) 3220.8
35) 3551.9
36) 3610.4
37) 3720.8
38) 3820.8
40) 407026.9
42) 4220.8
43) 4310.4
44) 4410.4
45) 45228.5
46) 4620.8
47) 4710.4
48) 4841.5
50) 503714.2
52) 5210.4
53) 5310.4
54) 5410.4
55) 5583.1
57) 5710.4
60) 60197.3
65) 6520.8
70) 7010.4
80) 8010.4
90) 9020.8
99) Don't know51.9
Missing272 
TOTAL260100.0
151) Your highest level of education completed (EDU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade30.6
3) Some high school122.4
4) High school diploma499.9
5) Some college10120.4
6) Graduated from college13126.5
7) Some graduate work6613.4
8) Graduate degree13226.7
Missing38 
TOTAL494100.0
152) Spouse's highest level of education completed (SEDU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade20.5
3) Some high school71.9
4) High school diploma4612.2
5) Some college7219.1
6) Graduated from college11330.0
7) Some graduate work338.8
8) Graduate degree10427.6
Missing155 
TOTAL377100.0
153) How many children do you have? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None7514.2
1) 1519.7
2) 220739.2
3) 312323.3
4) 4509.5
5) 5152.8
6) 661.1
7) 710.2
Missing4 
TOTAL528100.0
154) Number of persons living in household (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.7313.8
2) Two of us27351.5
3) Three of us8215.5
4) Four of us7013.2
5) Five of us224.2
6) Six of us40.8
7) Seven or more of us30.6
8) Not applicable30.6
Missing2 
TOTAL530100.0
155) Number aged under 6 years (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None13373.5
1) 13318.2
2) 2105.5
3) 342.2
4) 410.6
Missing351 
TOTAL181100.0
156) Number aged 6-12 years (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None12763.8
1) 14321.6
2) 22613.1
3) 331.5
Missing333 
TOTAL199100.0
157) Number aged 13-17 years (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None12160.8
1) 15929.6
2) 2199.5
Missing333 
TOTAL199100.0
158) Number aged 18-24 years (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None12477.5
1) 12817.5
2) 263.8
3) 321.3
Missing372 
TOTAL160100.0
159) Number aged 25-older (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None112.2
1) 17214.2
2) 240079.1
3) 3214.2
4) 420.4
Missing26 
TOTAL506100.0
160) Describe all people in the household in which you live. (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Single adult6613.0
2) Single parent183.5
3) Married, no kids23947.0
4) Married with kids16031.4
5) Some other arrangement265.1
Missing23 
TOTAL509100.0
161) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat14327.3
2) Independent8015.3
3) Republican28454.2
4) Other173.2
Missing8 
TOTAL524100.0
162) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often26049.4
2) Few times a week9217.5
3) Once a week183.4
4) Less than weekly428.0
5) Never11421.7
Missing6 
TOTAL526100.0
163) How often do you send/receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often25949.2
2) Few times a week10520.0
3) Once a week112.1
4) Less than weekly458.6
5) Never10620.2
Missing6 
TOTAL526100.0
164) Race: White (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked122.3
1) Checked51997.7
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
165) Race: Black (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52598.9
1) Checked61.1
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
166) Race: Indian or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked531100.0
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
167) Race: Asian (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52999.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
168) Race: Hispanic (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52999.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
169) Describe total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001. (INCOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00071.5
2) $10,000-$14,999102.1
3) $15,000-$19,999142.9
4) $20,000-$29,999377.7
5) $30,000-$39,999428.8
6) $40,000-$49,9995311.0
7) $50,000-$59,999459.4
8) $60,000-$69,999336.9
9) $70,000-$79,999336.9
10) $80,000-$89,999347.1
11) $90,000-$99,999326.7
12) $100,000-$124,9995711.9
13) $125,000-$149,999347.1
14) $150,000 or more4910.2
Missing52 
TOTAL480100.0
170) 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) Yes42380.3
2) No9618.2
3) Don't know81.5
Missing5 
TOTAL527100.0
171) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To your congregation, in regular giving (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50096.3
2) No193.7
Missing13 
TOTAL519100.0
172) Best estimate of the amount given: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45015711.322114581
173) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To your congregation, in giving to a special capital campaign? (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21444.2
2) No27055.8
Missing48 
TOTAL484100.0
174) Best estimate of the amount given: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
TOTAL%
0) None157.7
5) 510.5
20) 2031.5
25) 2531.5
30) 3010.5
40) 4021.0
50) 50105.1
60) 6010.5
100) 100147.1
120) 12010.5
150) 15021.0
200) 200147.1
250) 25063.1
275) 27510.5
300) 300105.1
400) 40073.6
420) 42010.5
461) 46110.5
500) 5002010.2
520) 52010.5
600) 60052.6
667) 66710.5
800) 80010.5
1000) 1000168.2
1200) 120042.0
1400) 140021.0
1500) 150031.5
1600) 160010.5
1800) 180031.5
2000) 2000115.6
2080) 208010.5
2300) 230010.5
2500) 250021.0
3000) 300031.5
3200) 320021.0
4000) 400021.0
5000) 500031.5
6000) 600021.0
7500) 750021.0
8333) 833310.5
10000) 1000010.5
11000) 1100010.5
11500) 1150010.5
12000) 1200021.0
12500) 1250010.5
15000) 1500010.5
35000) 3500010.5
80000) 8000010.5
999999) Don't know73.6
Missing336 
TOTAL196100.0
175) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? 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) Yes39478.6
2) No10721.4
Missing31 
TOTAL501100.0
176) Best estimate of the amount given: special appeal? (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
0) None51.4
5) 541.1
7) 710.3
10) 10143.9
17) 1710.3
20) 20246.7
25) 25195.3
30) 3082.2
40) 4092.5
45) 4510.3
50) 505615.7
60) 6030.8
65) 6510.3
70) 7020.6
75) 7520.6
80) 8020.6
100) 1007521.0
105) 10510.3
110) 11010.3
115) 11510.3
120) 12010.3
125) 12530.8
135) 13510.3
150) 150102.8
190) 19010.3
195) 19510.3
200) 2003710.4
250) 25030.8
300) 300154.2
315) 31510.3
400) 40061.7
450) 45010.3
500) 500174.8
575) 57510.3
600) 60030.8
625) 62510.3
700) 70010.3
750) 75010.3
900) 90020.6
1000) 100020.6
1200) 120010.3
1394) 139410.3
1850) 185010.3
2000) 200020.6
2400) 240010.3
999999) Don't know133.6
Missing175 
TOTAL357100.0
177) Did you contribute to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21944.5
2) No27355.5
Missing40 
TOTAL492100.0
178) Best estimate of the amount given: all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21533513.042177783
179) Did you contribute to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46390.4
2) No499.6
Missing20 
TOTAL512100.0
180) Best estimate of the amount given: non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL42115452.855118608
181) State (STATE)
182) Total Membership (TOTMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL530740.558839
183) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast9517.9
2) Midwest15429.0
3) South19636.9
4) West8616.2
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
184) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 406712.7
2) 40-4910519.8
3) 50-6415729.7
4) 65+20037.8
Missing3 
TOTAL529100.0
185) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female34464.8
2) Male18735.2
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0
186) I-INCOME: Describe total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) Less than $20,000316.5
1) $20K-$49,99913227.5
2) $50K-$99,99917736.9
3) $100K+14029.2
Missing52 
TOTAL480100.0
187) 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) Democrat14327.3
2) Independent8015.3
3) Republican28454.2
4) Other173.2
Missing8 
TOTAL524100.0
188) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast9517.9
2) Midwest15429.0
3) South19636.9
4) West8616.2
Missing1 
TOTAL531100.0