Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2004 -- Disabilities Issues , All

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL180926274.7069775
2) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Main seating area of the sanctuary (ACC_MAIN)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible129973.6
2) Most is accessible25214.3
3) Some is accessible1418.0
4) None is accessible482.7
5) Don't know/Don't have facility251.4
Missing47 
TOTAL1765100.0
3) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Choir loft/choir seating area (ACC_CHOI)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible23313.4
2) Most is accessible1217.0
3) Some is accessible26415.2
4) None is accessible100758.0
5) Don't know/Don't have facility1116.4
Missing76 
TOTAL1736100.0
4) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Chancel (area around pulpit and Lord's Supper table) (ACC_CHAN)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible51329.5
2) Most is accessible23313.4
3) Some is accessible31318.0
4) None is accessible62536.0
5) Don't know/Don't have facility543.1
Missing74 
TOTAL1738100.0
5) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Church offices (ACC_OFFI)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible122969.8
2) Most is accessible19411.0
3) Some is accessible1156.5
4) None is accessible1548.8
5) Don't know/Don't have facility683.9
Missing52 
TOTAL1760100.0
6) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Church school/Christian education classrooms (ACC_CLAS)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible97355.3
2) Most is accessible31317.8
3) Some is accessible32918.7
4) None is accessible1035.8
5) Don't know/Don't have facility432.4
Missing51 
TOTAL1761100.0
7) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Fellowship hall (ACC_HALL)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible142480.7
2) Most is accessible1307.4
3) Some is accessible563.2
4) None is accessible1146.5
5) Don't know/Don't have facility412.3
Missing47 
TOTAL1765100.0
8) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Kitchen (ACC_KITC)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible130273.9
2) Most is accessible1659.4
3) Some is accessible1066.0
4) None is accessible1498.5
5) Don't know/Don't have facility402.3
Missing50 
TOTAL1762100.0
9) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Youth room/youth house (ACC_YOUT)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible76844.8
2) Most is accessible1337.8
3) Some is accessible1619.4
4) None is accessible27516.0
5) Don't know/Don't have facility37922.1
Missing96 
TOTAL1716100.0
10) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Restrooms (ACC_REST)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible94553.5
2) Most is accessible34319.4
3) Some is accessible33819.1
4) None is accessible1076.1
5) Don't know/Don't have facility331.9
Missing46 
TOTAL1766100.0
11) Has your congregation taken any action in the last three years that resulted in making any part of the physical facilities more accessible to persons who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? (MORE_ACC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes94555.5
2) No57033.5
3) No, because we lack the funds865.0
4) No, but we have definite plans to do so in the next two years784.6
5) Not needed-building already accessible251.5
Missing108 
TOTAL1704100.0
12) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide designated "handicapped" parking spaces? (PARKING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes155088.1
2) No18610.6
3) Don't know191.1
4) Not applicable40.2
Missing53 
TOTAL1759100.0
13) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide curb cuts for wheelchairs? (CURB_CUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes135577.8
2) No27515.8
3) Don't know895.1
4) Not applicable221.3
Missing71 
TOTAL1741100.0
14) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide large print hymnals? (LRG_HYMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100957.7
2) No56832.5
3) Don't know1719.8
4) Not applicable10.1
Missing63 
TOTAL1749100.0
15) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide large print Bibles? (LRG_BIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74642.7
2) No71040.7
3) Don't know28916.6
4) Not applicable10.1
Missing66 
TOTAL1746100.0
16) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide Braille Bibles, hymnals, or other Braille resources? (BRAILLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes502.9
2) No134077.1
3) Don't know34619.9
4) Not applicable10.1
Missing75 
TOTAL1737100.0
17) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide automatic doors on entrances and exits? (AUTODOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20711.9
2) No150286.1
3) Don't know341.9
4) Not applicable10.1
Missing68 
TOTAL1744100.0
18) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide accessible water fountains? (WATER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98356.2
2) No64636.9
3) Don't know1156.6
4) Not applicable60.3
Missing62 
TOTAL1750100.0
19) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide a supplemental sound system for the hearing impaired? (SOUND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes123870.5
2) No41823.8
3) Don't know985.6
4) Not applicable10.1
Missing57 
TOTAL1755100.0
20) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide tape recordings of services for persons whose disabilities prevent them from attending? (RECORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes129373.7
2) No33018.8
3) Don't know1307.4
4) Not applicable10.1
Missing58 
TOTAL1754100.0
21) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide copies of newsletters, bulletins, etc., on disk/tape/Web site? (COPIES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes91752.3
2) No61535.1
3) Don't know21912.5
4) Not applicable10.1
Missing60 
TOTAL1752100.0
22) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide food at suppers, fellowships, etc. that is free from nuts, wheat, or other items that might cause allergic reactions? (FOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38722.1
2) No85548.8
3) Don't know50929.1
4) Not applicable10.1
Missing60 
TOTAL1752100.0
23) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide gluten-free bread for the Lord's Supper? (GLUTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18710.7
2) No100857.7
3) Don't know55231.6
4) Not applicable10.1
Missing64 
TOTAL1748100.0
24) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Worship (as participant) (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80746.8
2) No50329.1
3) Don't know30917.9
4) Not applicable1076.2
Missing86 
TOTAL1726100.0
25) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Worship (as leader) (WORSHIP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38822.6
2) No78945.9
3) Don't know42524.7
4) Not applicable1166.8
Missing94 
TOTAL1718100.0
26) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Church school/educational activities for adults (ACTIVIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60235.1
2) No60435.2
3) Don't know39422.9
4) Not applicable1176.8
Missing95 
TOTAL1717100.0
27) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Church school/educational activities for youth/children (ACTIVIT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53531.3
2) No63637.2
3) Don't know40523.7
4) Not applicable1357.9
Missing101 
TOTAL1711100.0
28) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Session meetings (SESSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45326.4
2) No73242.7
3) Don't know37421.8
4) Not applicable1549.0
Missing99 
TOTAL1713100.0
29) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Deacon meetings (DEA_MTG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33319.7
2) No60135.5
3) Don't know37922.4
4) Not applicable38022.4
Missing119 
TOTAL1693100.0
30) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Fellowship activities (retreats, suppers, picnics) (FELL_ACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68239.9
2) No55632.5
3) Don't know36221.2
4) Not applicable1096.4
Missing103 
TOTAL1709100.0
31) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Youth group (YOUTH_GR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40123.4
2) No63537.1
3) Don't know47627.8
4) Not applicable19911.6
Missing101 
TOTAL1711100.0
32) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Men's/women's groups (MEN_GR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54131.7
2) No57233.5
3) Don't know43625.6
4) Not applicable1569.1
Missing107 
TOTAL1705100.0
33) Indicate whether you have serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses (YOU_SEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked177397.9
1) Checked382.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1811100.0
34) Indicate whether a family member has serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses (FAM_SEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked172695.3
1) Checked864.7
TOTAL1812100.0
35) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation has serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses (MEM_SEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79944.1
1) Checked101355.9
TOTAL1812100.0
36) Indicate whether you have trouble hearing what is said in normal conversation, even when wearing a hearing aid (YOU_HEAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked173495.7
1) Checked784.3
TOTAL1812100.0
37) Indicate whether a family member has trouble hearing what is said in normal conversation, even when wearing a hearing aid (FAM_HEAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked157687.0
1) Checked23613.0
TOTAL1812100.0
38) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation has trouble hearing what is said in normal conversation, even when wearing a hearing aid (MEM_HEAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55930.8
1) Checked125369.2
TOTAL1812100.0
39) Indicate whether you have serious difficulty speaking or communicating so that people outside the family understand (YOU_SPEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked180199.4
1) Checked110.6
TOTAL1812100.0
40) Indicate whether a family member has serious difficulty speaking or communicating so that people outside the family understand (FAM_SPEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked176397.3
1) Checked492.7
TOTAL1812100.0
41) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation has serious difficulty speaking or communicating so that people outside the family understand (MEM_SPEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked125169.0
1) Checked56131.0
TOTAL1812100.0
42) Indicate whether you use any of these aids to get around: a cane, crutches, walker, medically prescribed shoes, a wheelchair, or a scooter (YOU_AID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked175296.7
1) Checked603.3
TOTAL1812100.0
43) Indicate whether a family member uses any of these aids to get around: a cane, crutches, walker, medically prescribed shoes, a wheelchair, or a scooter (FAM_AID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked160888.7
1) Checked20411.3
TOTAL1812100.0
44) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation uses any of these aids to get around: a cane, crutches, walker, medically prescribed shoes, a wheelchair, or a scooter (MEM_AID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31017.1
1) Checked150282.9
TOTAL1812100.0
45) Indicate whether you have one or more of the following conditions: cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, hydrocephalus, microcephalus, muscular dystrophy, sickle cell anemia, spina bifida (YOU_CON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked180799.7
1) Checked50.3
TOTAL1812100.0
46) Indicate whether a family member has one or more of the following conditions: cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, hydrocephalus, microcephalus, muscular dystrophy, sickle cell anemia, spina bifida (FAM_CON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked176697.5
1) Checked462.5
TOTAL1812100.0
47) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation has one or more of the following conditions: cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, hydrocephalus, microcephalus, muscular dystrophy, sickle cell anemia, spina bifida (MEM_CON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked123468.1
1) Checked57831.9
TOTAL1812100.0
48) Indicate whether you have a serious chronic illness such as Alzheimer's disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, or multiple sclerosis (YOU_CHRO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked177998.2
1) Checked331.8
TOTAL1812100.0
49) Indicate whether a family member has a serious chronic illness such as Alzheimer's disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, or multiple sclerosis (FAM_CHRO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked164991.0
1) Checked1639.0
TOTAL1812100.0
50) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation has a serious chronic illness such as Alzheimer's disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, or multiple sclerosis (MEM_CHRO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63635.1
1) Checked117664.9
TOTAL1812100.0
51) Indicate whether you have one or more of the following conditions: developmental disability (mental retardation), Down syndrome, Fragile X, autism (YOU_DEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked180499.6
1) Checked80.4
TOTAL1812100.0
52) Indicate whether a family member has one or more of the following conditions: developmental disability (mental retardation), Down syndrome, Fragile X, autism (FAM_DEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked175096.6
1) Checked623.4
TOTAL1812100.0
53) Indicate whether someone you know from your congregation has one or more of the following conditions: developmental disability (mental retardation), Down syndrome, Fragile X, autism (MEM_DEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103357.0
1) Checked77943.0
TOTAL1812100.0
54) Indicate whether you have a serious mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia or severe anxiety, paranoid or delusional disorder, or other dementia (YOU_MENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179298.9
1) Checked201.1
TOTAL1812100.0
55) Indicate whether a family member has a serious mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia or severe anxiety, paranoid or delusional disorder, or other dementia (FAM_MENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked167892.6
1) Checked1347.4
TOTAL1812100.0
56) Indicate whether someone you know from your congregation has a serious mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia or severe anxiety, paranoid or delusional disorder, or other dementia (MEM_MENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97753.9
1) Checked83546.1
TOTAL1812100.0
57) Indicate whether you have attention deficit disorder or a learning disability (YOU_ADD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked178198.3
1) Checked311.7
TOTAL1812100.0
58) Indicate whether a family member has attention deficit disorder or a learning disability (FAM_ADD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked163490.2
1) Checked1789.8
TOTAL1812100.0
59) Indicate whether someone you know from your congregation has attention deficit disorder or a learning disability (MEM_ADD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91550.5
1) Checked89749.5
TOTAL1812100.0
60) Indicate whether you have any other condition or impairment that requires you to get help from another person to bathe/shower, dress, eat, get in or out of bed or chairs, use the toilet (including getting to the toilet) or get around inside the home. (YOU_IMPA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked180399.5
1) Checked90.5
TOTAL1812100.0
61) Indicate whether a family member has any other condition or impairment that requires them to get help from another person to bathe/shower, dress, eat, get in or out of bed or chairs, use the toilet (including getting to the toilet) or get around inside the home. (FAM_IMPA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked171494.6
1) Checked985.4
TOTAL1812100.0
62) Indicate whether someone you know from your congregation has any other condition or impairment that requires them to get help from another person to bathe/shower, dress, eat, get in or out of bed or chairs, use the toilet (including getting to the toilet) or get around inside the home. (MEM_IMPA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86948.0
1) Checked94352.0
TOTAL1812100.0
63) Are there persons with disabilities in your congregation who started coming because of the efforts the church has taken to include persons with disabilities in the life and program of the congregation? (COME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, many261.5
2) Yes, several1347.8
3) Yes, few34520.2
4) No, don't know of any120370.4
Missing104 
TOTAL1708100.0
64) Can you think of one or more persons with disabilities associated with your congregation who do not participate in worship, educational programs, or another church activity as often as they might because the facilities for this program/activity are not accessible or not easily accessible to the persons? (NOT_ACC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, many90.5
2) Yes, several613.6
3) Yes, a few30417.7
4) No, don't know of any134378.2
Missing95 
TOTAL1717100.0
65) Can you think of one or more persons with disabilities associated with your congregation who do not participate in worship, educational programs, or another church activity as often as they might because the staff and congregation hasn't made an effort to make the activity welcoming to persons with disabilities? (NOT_ACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, many100.6
2) Yes, several251.5
3) Yes, a few875.1
4) No, don't know of any158392.8
Missing107 
TOTAL1705100.0
66) Can you think of one or more persons with disabilities associated with your congregation who do not participate in worship, educational programs, or another church activity as often as they might because the person has been made to feel unwelcome because of the disability? (NOT_WELC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, many60.4
2) Yes, several50.3
3) Yes, a few613.6
4) No, don't know of any164095.8
Missing100 
TOTAL1712100.0
67) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Worship (using sign language interpreters) (HEAR_SIG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked170594.1
1) Checked1065.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1811100.0
68) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Worship (using other communication aids) (HEAR_COM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked116364.2
1) Checked64935.8
TOTAL1812100.0
69) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Church school class(es) (HEAR_CHU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked174196.1
1) Checked713.9
TOTAL1812100.0
70) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Bible study group(s) (HEAR_BIB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked173595.8
1) Checked774.2
TOTAL1812100.0
71) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Fellowship events (HEAR_FEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked170293.9
1) Checked1106.1
TOTAL1812100.0
72) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Other (HEAR_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked176797.5
1) Checked452.5
TOTAL1812100.0
73) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? No, none (HEAR_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked111061.3
1) Checked70238.7
TOTAL1812100.0
74) [IF "CHECKED" TO HEAR_SIG] How regularly have you had interpreters in the last year? (HEARSIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week5914.7
2) Most weeks225.5
3) Some weeks194.7
4) Only a few weeks4511.2
5) Not sure21954.6
6) None379.2
Missing1411 
TOTAL401100.0
75) In the past three years, has your congregation had a person with disabilities serve as pastor or associate pastor? (PAST_DIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1015.8
2) No154288.6
3) Don't know975.6
Missing72 
TOTAL1740100.0
76) In the past three years, has your congregation had a staff person with disabilities (other than a pastor/associate pastor)? (STAF_DIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1569.0
2) No140781.4
3) Don't know1669.6
Missing83 
TOTAL1729100.0
77) In the past three years, has your congregation had a person with disabilities serving as an elder? (DIS_ELDE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59034.0
2) No88451.0
3) Don't know26015.0
Missing78 
TOTAL1734100.0
78) In the past three years, has your congregation had a persons with disabilities serving as a deacon? (DIS_DEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41125.7
2) No86854.3
3) Don't know31920.0
Missing214 
TOTAL1598100.0
79) In the past three years, has your congregation held a worship service designed specifically to recognize and involve persons with disabilities? (INVO_DIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1066.2
2) No137280.1
3) Don't know23513.7
Missing99 
TOTAL1713100.0
80) In the past three years, has your congregation provided transportation to worship services for people with disabilities through a formal, church-sponsored program? (TRANS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes77944.9
2) No77544.7
3) Don't know18010.4
Missing78 
TOTAL1734100.0
81) In the past three years, has your congregation provided transportation to other church activities (youth group, women's circles, educational programs, etc.) for people with disabilities through a formal, church-sponsored program? (TRANS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56832.8
2) No88751.2
3) Don't know27816.0
Missing79 
TOTAL1733100.0
82) In the past three years, has your congregation provided respite care for those who care for persons with disabilities through a formal, church-sponsored program? (RESPITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31818.5
2) No105161.0
3) Don't know35420.5
Missing89 
TOTAL1723100.0
83) In the past three years, has your congregation used a special curriculum for persons with learning or developmental disabilities, Alzheimer's disease, etc.? (SPECIAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes844.9
2) No125372.8
3) Don't know38522.4
Missing90 
TOTAL1722100.0
84) Overall, how much of an impediment to the participation of persons with disabilities are: your congregation's facilities? (FACILIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very great impediment452.6
2) Great impediment1086.2
3) Some impediment77144.6
4) Not an impediment72141.7
5) Not sure854.9
Missing82 
TOTAL1730100.0
85) Overall, how much of an impediment to the participation of persons with disabilities are: the attitudes and understanding of your congregation? (ATTITUDE)
TOTAL%
1) Very great impediment201.2
2) Great impediment482.8
3) Some impediment39923.3
4) Not an impediment108563.3
5) Not sure1639.5
Missing97 
TOTAL1715100.0
86) My congregation has approached the issue of disabilities as ministry to persons with disabilities (charity), rather than as ministry with persons with disabilities (empowerment) (EMPOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree432.6
2) Agree31318.7
3) Not sure66139.5
4) Disagree51630.8
5) Strongly disagree1418.4
6) 610.1
Missing137 
TOTAL1675100.0
87) My congregation has done a good job of making the sanctuary accessible to persons with disabilities (SANCTUAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree55632.2
2) Agree90752.5
3) Not sure1036.0
4) Disagree1297.5
5) Strongly disagree311.8
Missing86 
TOTAL1726100.0
88) My congregation has done a good job of including persons with disabilities in worship leadership (INCLUDE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1408.2
2) Agree38322.5
3) Not sure60735.7
4) Disagree51930.5
5) Strongly disagree523.1
6) Not applicable10.1
Missing110 
TOTAL1702100.0
89) My congregation has done a better job of making facilities accessible to persons with disabilities than it has making programs inclusive of persons with disabilities (FAC_PROG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1579.2
2) Agree78345.8
3) Not sure45326.5
4) Disagree27215.9
5) Strongly disagree442.6
6) Not applicable20.1
Missing101 
TOTAL1711100.0
90) Compared to ten years ago, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is a stronger advocate for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the church (STRONGER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20211.7
2) Agree79846.2
3) Not sure66038.2
4) Disagree502.9
5) Strongly disagree171.0
Missing85 
TOTAL1727100.0
91) The national entities of the PC(USA) should be doing more to encourage congregations to be inclusive of persons with disabilities (NATION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1679.7
2) Agree70440.9
3) Not sure65337.9
4) Disagree1689.8
5) Strongly disagree291.7
Missing91 
TOTAL1721100.0
92) How important to you, personally, is full inclusion of persons with disabilities in the church? (IMP_INCL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important93152.3
2) Generally important67337.8
3) Somewhat important1578.8
4) Not important181.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1779100.0
93) To what extent are persons with disabilities included in the life of your congregation? (EXT_INCL)
TOTAL%
1) Full extent31518.0
2) Great extent73842.1
3) Small extent54130.9
4) No extent311.8
5) Not sure1277.2
Missing60 
TOTAL1752100.0
94) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? The finances of the congregation (RES_FIN)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent22713.8
2) Some extent38123.2
3) Small extent33120.2
4) No extent52832.2
5) Not sure17410.6
Missing171 
TOTAL1641100.0
95) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? Attitudes in the congregation toward persons with disabilities (RES_ATT)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent724.4
2) Some extent23014.1
3) Small extent38123.3
4) No extent78347.9
5) Not sure16810.3
Missing178 
TOTAL1634100.0
96) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? The age composition of the congregation (RES_AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent1489.1
2) Some extent34521.1
3) Small extent33520.5
4) No extent63238.7
5) Not sure17210.5
Missing180 
TOTAL1632100.0
97) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? The physical facilities of the congregations (RES_PHYS)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent24514.9
2) Some extent41725.4
3) Small extent37222.7
4) No extent48729.7
5) Not sure1187.2
Missing173 
TOTAL1639100.0
98) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? Lack of awareness on this issue (RES_AWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent1539.3
2) Some extent44827.3
3) Small extent45327.6
4) No extent41625.4
5) Not sure17110.4
Missing171 
TOTAL1641100.0
99) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? Lack of leadership on this issue (RES_LEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent1499.1
2) Some extent43526.5
3) Small extent39724.2
4) No extent47929.2
5) Not sure18211.1
Missing170 
TOTAL1642100.0
100) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? Presbyterian/Reformed theology (RES_THEO)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent171.1
2) Some extent593.7
3) Small extent996.1
4) No extent93958.3
5) Not sure49830.9
Missing200 
TOTAL1612100.0
101) Which one item is most responsible for why persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation? (MOST_RES)
TOTAL%
1) The finances of the congregation20114.7
2) Attitudes in the congregation toward persons with disabilities715.2
3) The age composition of the congregation18113.2
4) The physical facilities of the congregation31022.6
5) The lack of awareness on this issue38327.9
6) The lack of leadership on this issue18113.2
7) Presbyterian /Reformed theology161.2
8) Not sure130.9
9) None151.1
Missing441 
TOTAL1371100.0
102) To what extent would you say persons with disabilities are welcome as part of the life of your presbytery? (WELCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Full extent51529.0
2) Great extent65536.9
3) Small extent21912.3
4) No extent60.3
5) Not sure37921.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1774100.0
103) Should presbyteries require that their stated meetings be held only in facilities accessible to persons with disabilities? (MTG_FAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes118967.3
2) No32618.4
3) Not sure25214.3
Missing45 
TOTAL1767100.0
104) Should presbyteries require that their stated meetings be fully inclusive of the participation of persons with disabilities? (MTG_INCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes132176.5
2) No1418.2
3) Not sure26515.3
Missing85 
TOTAL1727100.0
105) How familiar are you with each of the following publications, resources, or policies? That All May Enter: Responding to People with Disability Concerns, adopted by the 1977 General Assembly (FAM_PUB)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar764.3
2) Familiar23013.0
3) Not too familiar33218.7
4) Not at all familiar113764.1
Missing37 
TOTAL1775100.0
106) How familiar are you with each of the following publications, resources, or policies? Different Members, One Body: Welcoming the Diversity of Abilities in God's Family, a 1998 PC(USA) book (FAM_PUB2)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar432.4
2) Familiar1739.8
3) Not too familiar34619.5
4) Not at all familiar121268.3
Missing38 
TOTAL1774100.0
107) How familiar are you with each of the following publications, resources, or policies? The provision of the PC(USA) Book of Order stating that "All governing bodies shall work to become more open and inclusive and to correct patterns of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, marital condition, or disability" (G-9.0104). (FAM_PUB3)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar40422.7
2) Familiar68638.6
3) Not too familiar29016.3
4) Not at all familiar39722.3
Missing35 
TOTAL1777100.0
108) How familiar are you with each of the following publications, resources, or policies? "Surprising Grace: People, Disabilities, Churches," a PC(USA) videotape on churches using the gifts of persons with disabilities (FAM_PUB4)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar261.5
2) Familiar724.1
3) Not too familiar29616.7
4) Not at all familiar137677.7
Missing42 
TOTAL1770100.0
109) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper151883.8
2) Web29416.2
TOTAL1812100.0
110) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members39922.1
2) Elders63435.0
3) All Clergy77642.9
Missing3 
TOTAL1809100.0