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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39910989.957601
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 accessible29575.3
2) Most is accessible5514.0
3) Some is accessible328.2
4) None is accessible82.0
5) Don't know/Don't have facility20.5
Missing7 
TOTAL392100.0
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 accessible5113.4
2) Most is accessible338.7
3) Some is accessible5815.3
4) None is accessible21155.5
5) Don't know/Don't have facility277.1
Missing19 
TOTAL380100.0
4) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people how have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Chancel (area around pulpit and Lord's Supper table) (ACC_CHAN)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible13535.6
2) Most is accessible6416.9
3) Some is accessible5414.2
4) None is accessible11229.6
5) Don't know/Don't have facility143.7
Missing20 
TOTAL379100.0
5) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people hwo have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Church offices (ACC_OFFI)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible27871.1
2) Most is accessible3910.0
3) Some is accessible256.4
4) None is accessible379.5
5) Don't know/Don't have facility123.1
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
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 accessible23259.6
2) Most is accessible6416.5
3) Some is accessible6516.7
4) None is accessible205.1
5) Don't know/Don't have facility82.1
Missing10 
TOTAL389100.0
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 accessible32883.9
2) Most is accessible287.2
3) Some is accessible71.8
4) None is accessible235.9
5) Don't know/Don't have facility51.3
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
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 accessible30276.6
2) Most is accessible348.6
3) Some is accessible184.6
4) None is accessible317.9
5) Don't know/Don't have facility92.3
Missing5 
TOTAL394100.0
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 accessible16845.2
2) Most is accessible349.1
3) Some is accessible349.1
4) None is accessible5314.2
5) Don't know/Don't have facility8322.3
Missing27 
TOTAL372100.0
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 accessible23860.7
2) Most is accessible7017.9
3) Some is accessible5915.1
4) None is accessible215.4
5) Don't know/Don't have facility41.0
Missing7 
TOTAL392100.0
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) Yes19652.1
2) No14237.8
3) No, because we lack the funds164.3
4) No, but we have definite plans to do so in the next two years154.0
5) Not needed-building already accessible71.9
Missing23 
TOTAL376100.0
12) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide designated "handicapped" parking spaces? (PARKING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35088.4
2) No399.8
3) Don't know71.8
Missing3 
TOTAL396100.0
13) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide curb cuts for wheelchairs? (CURB_CUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31279.8
2) No4411.3
3) Don't know297.4
4) Not applicable61.5
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
14) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide large print hymnals? (LRG_HYMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20552.4
2) No10827.6
3) Don't know7819.9
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
15) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide large print Bibles? (LRG_BIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15740.3
2) No11028.2
3) Don't know12331.5
Missing9 
TOTAL390100.0
16) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide Braille Bibles, hymnals, or other Braille resources? (BRAILLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92.3
2) No21254.9
3) Don't know16542.7
Missing13 
TOTAL386100.0
17) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide automatic doors on entrances and exits? (AUTODOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5213.3
2) No32181.9
3) Don't know194.8
Missing7 
TOTAL392100.0
18) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide accessible water fountains? (WATER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25264.3
2) No9624.5
3) Don't know4210.7
4) Not applicable20.5
Missing7 
TOTAL392100.0
19) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide a supplemental sound system for the hearing impaired? (SOUND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26467.2
2) No7719.6
3) Don't know5213.2
Missing6 
TOTAL393100.0
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) Yes28271.9
2) No389.7
3) Don't know7218.4
Missing7 
TOTAL392100.0
21) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide copies of newsletters, bulletins, etc., on disk/tape/Web site? (COPIES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20752.5
2) No8521.6
3) Don't know10225.9
Missing5 
TOTAL394100.0
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) Yes6616.8
2) No13033.1
3) Don't know19750.1
Missing6 
TOTAL393100.0
23) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide gluten-free bread for the Lord's Supper? (GLUTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3910.0
2) No13835.5
3) Don't know21254.5
Missing10 
TOTAL389100.0
24) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, as 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) (WORSHIP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14537.7
2) No8121.0
3) Don't know13134.0
4) Not applicable287.3
Missing14 
TOTAL385100.0
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) Yes6517.0
2) No11229.3
3) Don't know17946.9
4) Not applicable266.8
Missing17 
TOTAL382100.0
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) Yes11129.1
2) No8622.5
3) Don't know16142.1
4) Not applicable246.3
Missing17 
TOTAL382100.0
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) Yes10327.2
2) No8522.4
3) Don't know16042.2
4) Not applicable318.2
Missing20 
TOTAL379100.0
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) Yes8823.0
2) No8321.7
3) Don't know18347.9
4) Not applicable287.3
Missing17 
TOTAL382100.0
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) Yes7319.5
2) No7720.5
3) Don't know17947.7
4) Not applicable4612.3
Missing24 
TOTAL375100.0
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) Yes13234.7
2) No7820.5
3) Don't know14738.7
4) Not applicable236.1
Missing19 
TOTAL380100.0
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) Yes8522.4
2) No8121.3
3) Don't know18749.2
4) Not applicable277.1
Missing19 
TOTAL380100.0
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) Yes11831.2
2) No8021.2
3) Don't know15541.0
4) Not applicable256.6
Missing21 
TOTAL378100.0
33) Indicate whether you have serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses (YOU_SEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38897.2
1) Checked112.8
TOTAL399100.0
34) Indicate whether a family member has serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses (FAM_SEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38496.2
1) Checked153.8
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked24060.2
1) Checked15939.8
TOTAL399100.0
36) Indicate whether you have trouble hearing what is said in normal conversation, even when wearing a hearing aid (YOU_HEAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36391.0
1) Checked369.0
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked35689.2
1) Checked4310.8
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked19147.9
1) Checked20852.1
TOTAL399100.0
39) Indicate whether you have serious difficulty speaking or communicating so that people outside the family understand (YOU_SPEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39599.0
1) Checked41.0
TOTAL399100.0
40) Indicate whether a family member has serious difficulty speaking or communicating so that people outside the family understand (FAM_SPEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39198.0
1) Checked82.0
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked30877.2
1) Checked9122.8
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked37092.7
1) Checked297.3
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked36691.7
1) Checked338.3
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked10025.1
1) Checked29974.9
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked39899.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked38797.0
1) Checked123.0
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked31278.2
1) Checked8721.8
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked38897.2
1) Checked112.8
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked37794.5
1) Checked225.5
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked19849.6
1) Checked20150.4
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked39699.2
1) Checked30.8
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked38897.2
1) Checked112.8
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked25664.2
1) Checked14335.8
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked399100.0
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked37995.0
1) Checked205.0
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked29974.9
1) Checked10025.1
TOTAL399100.0
57) Indicate whether you have attention deficit disorder or a learning disability (YOU_ADD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39398.5
1) Checked61.5
TOTAL399100.0
58) Indicate whether a family member has attention deficit disorder or a learning disability (FAM_ADD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36892.2
1) Checked317.8
TOTAL399100.0
59) Indicate whether someone you know from your congregation has attention deficit disorder or a learning disability (MEM_ADD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27067.7
1) Checked12932.3
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked39599.0
1) Checked41.0
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked38696.7
1) Checked133.3
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked23759.4
1) Checked16240.6
TOTAL399100.0
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, many30.8
2) Yes, several267.0
3) Yes, few5113.6
4) No, don't know of any29478.6
Missing25 
TOTAL374100.0
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, many20.5
2) Yes, several102.6
3) Yes, a few348.9
4) No, don't know of any33487.9
Missing19 
TOTAL380100.0
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, many20.5
2) Yes, several71.9
3) Yes, a few82.1
4) No, don't know of any35995.5
Missing23 
TOTAL376100.0
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, many10.3
2) Yes, several10.3
3) Yes, a few82.1
4) No, don't know of any37197.4
Missing18 
TOTAL381100.0
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 checked38596.7
1) Checked133.3
Missing1 
TOTAL398100.0
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 checked27167.9
1) Checked12832.1
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked38696.7
1) Checked133.3
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked37995.0
1) Checked205.0
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked37894.7
1) Checked215.3
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked38596.5
1) Checked143.5
TOTAL399100.0
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 checked25563.9
1) Checked14436.1
TOTAL399100.0
74) [IF "CHECKED" TO HEAR_SIG] How regularly have you had interpreters in the last year? (HEARSIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week97.5
2) Most weeks43.3
3) Some weeks10.8
4) Only a few weeks54.2
5) Not sure9175.8
6) None108.3
Missing279 
TOTAL120100.0
75) In the past three years, has your congregation had a person with disabilities serve as pastor or associate pastor? (PAST_DIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes205.1
2) No32482.9
3) Don't know4712.0
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
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) Yes225.7
2) No28172.8
3) Don't know8321.5
Missing13 
TOTAL386100.0
77) In the past three years, has your congregation had a person with disabilities serving as an elder? (DIS_ELDE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9123.4
2) No16943.4
3) Don't know12933.2
Missing10 
TOTAL389100.0
78) In the past three years, has your congregation had a persons with disabilities serving as a deacon? (DIS_DEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7119.3
2) No16444.7
3) Don't know13236.0
Missing32 
TOTAL367100.0
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) Yes184.7
2) No25567.3
3) Don't know10628.0
Missing20 
TOTAL379100.0
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) Yes16442.6
2) No12933.5
3) Don't know9223.9
Missing14 
TOTAL385100.0
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) Yes11128.9
2) No14437.5
3) Don't know12933.6
Missing15 
TOTAL384100.0
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) Yes5915.4
2) No16643.5
3) Don't know15741.1
Missing17 
TOTAL382100.0
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) Yes133.4
2) No20553.9
3) Don't know16242.6
Missing19 
TOTAL380100.0
84) Overall, how much of an impediment to the participation of persons with disabilities are: your congregation's facilities? (FACILIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very great impediment92.4
2) Great impediment205.2
3) Some impediment13535.3
4) Not an impediment17746.3
5) Not sure4110.7
Missing17 
TOTAL382100.0
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 impediment92.4
2) Great impediment102.6
3) Some impediment5013.2
4) Not an impediment25968.2
5) Not sure5213.7
Missing19 
TOTAL380100.0
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 agree92.5
2) Agree4412.4
3) Not sure20056.3
4) Disagree8022.5
5) Strongly disagree226.2
Missing44 
TOTAL355100.0
87) My congregation has done a good job of making the sanctuary accessible to persons with disabilities (SANCTUAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13835.9
2) Agree18648.4
3) Not sure318.1
4) Disagree256.5
5) Strongly disagree41.0
Missing15 
TOTAL384100.0
88) My congregation has done a good job of including persons with disabilities in worship leadership (INCLUDE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3910.5
2) Agree7119.1
3) Not sure18549.7
4) Disagree7018.8
5) Strongly disagree61.6
6) Not applicable10.3
Missing27 
TOTAL372100.0
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 agree297.7
2) Agree13736.3
3) Not sure15039.8
4) Disagree4812.7
5) Strongly disagree123.2
6) Not applicable10.3
Missing22 
TOTAL377100.0
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 agree369.5
2) Agree13635.8
3) Not sure19852.1
4) Disagree61.6
5) Strongly disagree41.1
Missing19 
TOTAL380100.0
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 agree4512.0
2) Agree15140.2
3) Not sure14939.6
4) Disagree256.6
5) Strongly disagree61.6
Missing23 
TOTAL376100.0
92) How important to you, personally, is full inclusion of persons with disabilities in the church? (IMP_INCL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important17645.4
2) Generally important15740.5
3) Somewhat important4511.6
4) Not important102.6
Missing11 
TOTAL388100.0
93) To what extent are persons with disabilities included in the life of your congregation? (EXT_INCL)
TOTAL%
1) Full extent7920.2
2) Great extent14035.8
3) Small extent9323.8
4) No extent82.0
5) Not sure7118.2
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
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 extent3610.2
2) Some extent6618.8
3) Small extent5515.6
4) No extent10429.5
5) Not sure9125.9
Missing47 
TOTAL352100.0
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 extent164.6
2) Some extent267.5
3) Small extent6017.2
4) No extent16346.8
5) Not sure8323.9
Missing51 
TOTAL348100.0
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 extent246.9
2) Some extent6217.9
3) Small extent5415.6
4) No extent12736.7
5) Not sure7922.8
Missing53 
TOTAL346100.0
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 extent349.7
2) Some extent6819.4
3) Small extent6518.6
4) No extent11934.0
5) Not sure6418.3
Missing49 
TOTAL350100.0
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 extent246.9
2) Some extent7120.4
3) Small extent8123.3
4) No extent8524.4
5) Not sure8725.0
Missing51 
TOTAL348100.0
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 extent185.2
2) Some extent6919.8
3) Small extent7020.1
4) No extent9828.1
5) Not sure9426.9
Missing50 
TOTAL349100.0
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 extent51.5
2) Some extent123.5
3) Small extent257.3
4) No extent12436.4
5) Not sure17551.3
Missing58 
TOTAL341100.0
101) Which one item from Q14 (RES_FIN – RES_THEO) is most responsible for why persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation? (MOST_RES)
TOTAL%
1) The finances of the congregation3112.2
2) Attitudes in the congregation toward persons with disabilities41.6
3) The age composition of the congregation3413.4
4) The physical facilities of the congregation5120.1
5) The lack of awareness on this issue9236.2
6) The lack of leadership on this issue3212.6
7) Presbyterian /Reformed theology20.8
8) Not sure41.6
9) None41.6
Missing145 
TOTAL254100.0
102) To what extent would you say persons with disabilities are welcome as part of the life of your presbytery? (WELCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Full extent13434.9
2) Great extent11529.9
3) Small extent236.0
4) No extent10.3
5) Not sure11128.9
Missing15 
TOTAL384100.0
103) Should presbyteries require that their stated meetings be held only in facilities accessible to persons with disabilities? (MTG_FAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25667.2
2) No5013.1
3) Not sure7519.7
Missing18 
TOTAL381100.0
104) Should presbyteries require that their stated meetings be fully inclusive of the participation of persons with disabilities? (MTG_INCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27975.2
2) No205.4
3) Not sure7219.4
Missing28 
TOTAL371100.0
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 familiar20.5
2) Familiar71.8
3) Not too familiar4211.0
4) Not at all familiar33286.7
Missing16 
TOTAL383100.0
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 familiar30.8
2) Familiar133.4
3) Not too familiar379.7
4) Not at all familiar33086.2
Missing16 
TOTAL383100.0
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 familiar184.7
2) Familiar8822.9
3) Not too familiar8321.6
4) Not at all familiar19550.8
Missing15 
TOTAL384100.0
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 familiar20.5
2) Familiar61.6
3) Not too familiar307.9
4) Not at all familiar34290.0
Missing19 
TOTAL380100.0
109) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper35087.7
2) Web4912.3
TOTAL399100.0
110) SAMPLE (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members399100.0
TOTAL399100.0
111) Identification Number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL397982.534590
112) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38820.62117
113) [If YRMEM = 0] How many months have you been a member of congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
4) 18.3
6) 325.0
7) 325.0
9) 18.3
10) 325.0
11) 18.3
Missing387 
TOTAL12100.0
114) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile256.4
1) 15814.8
2) 26817.4
3) 34912.5
4) 4307.7
5) 54611.8
6) 6123.1
7) 7102.6
8) 871.8
9) 992.3
10) 10287.2
11) 1120.5
12) 1230.8
13) 1330.8
14) 1441.0
15) 15174.3
17) 1720.5
18) 1830.8
20) 2041.0
24) 2410.3
25) 2530.8
27) 2710.3
35) 3510.3
39) 3910.3
40) 4010.3
200) 20010.3
350) 35010.3
999) Don't know10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
115) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33784.9
1) Checked6015.1
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
116) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL291742.588844
117) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16943.2
2) No22256.8
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
118) [IF ORDELDER is 1] Are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes208.9
2) No20491.1
Missing175 
TOTAL224100.0
119) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13233.8
2) No25866.2
Missing9 
TOTAL390100.0
120) [If ORDDEACN is 1] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2010.7
2) No16789.3
Missing212 
TOTAL187100.0
121) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37494.2
1) Checked235.8
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
122) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30075.6
1) Checked9724.4
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
123) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38496.7
1) Checked133.3
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
124) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35789.9
1) Checked4010.1
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
125) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30276.1
1) Checked9523.9
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
126) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38797.5
1) Checked102.5
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
127) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33283.6
1) Checked6516.4
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
128) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33885.1
1) Checked5914.9
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
129) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29073.0
1) Checked10727.0
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
130) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.5
2) Less than once a year20.5
3) Once or twice a year51.3
4) Several times a year215.3
5) Once a month287.1
6) Two or three times a month5714.5
7) Nearly every week15940.5
8) Every week11930.3
Missing6 
TOTAL393100.0
131) 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 Hours10025.5
2) 1-2 Hours7218.4
3) 3-5 Hours8822.4
4) 6-10 Hours8120.7
5) 11-20 Hours369.2
6) More than 20 Hours153.8
Missing7 
TOTAL392100.0
132) 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 Hours12231.2
2) 1-2 Hours9925.3
3) 3-5 Hours7819.9
4) 6-10 Hours5413.8
5) 11-20 Hours205.1
6) More than 20 Hours184.6
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
133) 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 Hours22858.9
2) 1-2 Hours7519.4
3) 3-5 Hours4611.9
4) 6-10 Hours225.7
5) 11-20 Hours51.3
6) More than 20 Hours112.8
Missing12 
TOTAL387100.0
134) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: given volunteer time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (e.g., through volunteer or committee work)? (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours15039.1
2) 1-2 Hours8622.4
3) 3-5 Hours6918.0
4) 6-10 Hours4210.9
5) 11-20 Hours194.9
6) More than 20 Hours184.7
Missing15 
TOTAL384100.0
135) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily7319.4
2) Several times a week4712.5
3) Weekly4110.9
4) Several times a month4712.5
5) Once a month256.6
6) Several times a year7419.7
7) Once a year or less369.6
8) Never338.8
Missing23 
TOTAL376100.0
136) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily102.9
2) Several times a week113.2
3) Weekly4412.6
4) Several times a month288.0
5) Once a month236.6
6) Several times a year5315.2
7) Once a year or less5214.9
8) Never12836.7
Missing50 
TOTAL349100.0
137) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily41.1
2) Several times a week72.0
3) Weekly6819.4
4) Several times a month236.6
5) Once a month349.7
6) Several times a year226.3
7) Once a year or less3810.8
8) Never15544.2
Missing48 
TOTAL351100.0
138) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily25165.4
2) Several times a week7018.2
3) Weekly174.4
4) Several times a month225.7
5) Once a month30.8
6) Several times a year133.4
7) Once a year or less30.8
8) Never51.3
Missing15 
TOTAL384100.0
139) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily9124.9
2) Several times a week4111.2
3) Weekly5214.2
4) Several times a month349.3
5) Once a month164.4
6) Several times a year5314.5
7) Once a year or less123.3
8) Never6618.1
Missing34 
TOTAL365100.0
140) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily30.9
2) Several times a week51.4
3) Weekly195.5
4) Several times a month123.4
5) Once a month113.2
6) Several times a year246.9
7) Once a year or less4011.5
8) Never23467.2
Missing51 
TOTAL348100.0
141) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30879.4
2) No8020.6
Missing11 
TOTAL388100.0
142) What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist299.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)92.8
3) Episcopal144.4
4) Lutheran227.0
5) Methodist4614.6
6) Presbyterian14345.3
7) Other Presbyterian72.2
8) Reformed51.6
9) Roman Catholic103.2
10) UCC175.4
11) Independent- Nondenominational30.9
12) Other113.5
Missing83 
TOTAL316100.0
143) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Check only one box. If you were part of more than one denomination as a child, answer by putting a check by the one that influenced you the most.) (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist4411.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)123.1
3) Episcopal112.8
4) Lutheran215.3
5) Methodist6015.3
6) Presbyterian17444.3
7) Other Presbyterian41.0
8) Reformed51.3
9) Roman Catholic174.3
10) UCC112.8
11) Independent- Nondenominational41.0
12) None102.5
13) Other205.1
Missing6 
TOTAL393100.0
144) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38819.06417
145) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative266.6
2) Conservative13133.4
3) Moderate15840.3
4) Liberal5915.1
5) Very liberal184.6
Missing7 
TOTAL392100.0
146) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23159.2
2) No15940.8
Missing9 
TOTAL390100.0
147) 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) Yes16642.8
2) No22257.2
Missing11 
TOTAL388100.0
148) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word5213.4
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context14738.0
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings15038.8
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us359.0
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book30.8
Missing12 
TOTAL387100.0
149) The account of Creation presented in Genesis: (GENESIS)
TOTAL%
1) Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible–that is, it took six twenty-four hour periods for God to create the world246.4
2) Is a true account of how God created the world20253.7
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created15039.9
Missing23 
TOTAL376100.0
150) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree369.4
2) Agree10928.3
3) Not sure5614.5
4) Disagree15540.3
5) Strongly disagree297.5
Missing14 
TOTAL385100.0
151) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree246.2
2) Agree9023.4
3) Not sure7519.5
4) Disagree11930.9
5) Strongly disagree7720.0
Missing14 
TOTAL385100.0
152) 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 agree24162.1
2) Agree9324.0
3) Not sure4712.1
4) Disagree61.5
5) Strongly disagree10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL388100.0
153) 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 agree16342.4
2) Agree10527.3
3) Not sure6817.7
4) Disagree4010.4
5) Strongly disagree82.1
Missing15 
TOTAL384100.0
154) 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 agree17545.1
2) Agree9023.2
3) Not sure9925.5
4) Disagree153.9
5) Strongly disagree92.3
Missing11 
TOTAL388100.0
155) 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 agree8622.5
2) Agree8020.9
3) Not sure8522.3
4) Disagree9023.6
5) Strongly disagree4110.7
Missing17 
TOTAL382100.0
156) 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 agree11830.3
2) Agree21254.5
3) Not sure338.5
4) Disagree246.2
5) Strongly disagree20.5
Missing10 
TOTAL389100.0
157) 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 agree12833.0
2) Agree13234.0
3) Not sure7519.3
4) Disagree389.8
5) Strongly disagree153.9
Missing11 
TOTAL388100.0
158) 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 agree15941.5
2) Agree14537.9
3) Not sure4712.3
4) Disagree215.5
5) Strongly disagree112.9
Missing16 
TOTAL383100.0
159) 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 agree5013.0
2) Agree13033.7
3) Not sure8421.8
4) Disagree9123.6
5) Strongly disagree318.0
Missing13 
TOTAL386100.0
160) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22958.1
2) Agree12832.5
3) Not sure328.1
4) Disagree20.5
5) Strongly disagree30.8
Missing5 
TOTAL394100.0
161) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17645.2
2) Agree10326.5
3) Not sure8321.3
4) Disagree143.6
5) Strongly disagree133.3
Missing10 
TOTAL389100.0
162) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female24562.0
2) Male15038.0
Missing4 
TOTAL395100.0
163) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39459.72616
164) 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 farm389.7
2) On a farm153.8
3) Small city-town10526.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000–250,000)5814.8
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city4712.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000)4712.0
7) In a suburb near a large city8321.1
Missing6 
TOTAL393100.0
165) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married30077.3
2) Not married8822.7
Missing11 
TOTAL388100.0
166) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2627.4
2) Yes, am now widowed4446.3
3) Yes, am now divorced2021.1
4) Yes, both widowed- divorced55.3
Missing304 
TOTAL95100.0
167) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No24382.9
2) Yes, was widowed72.4
3) Yes, was divorced4013.7
4) Yes, both widowed & divorced31.0
Missing106 
TOTAL293100.0
168) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised (if more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved), and his or her current religious affiliation. (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist3411.3
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)103.3
3) Episcopal93.0
4) Lutheran186.0
5) Methodist5417.9
6) Presbyterian Church8728.9
8) Reformed51.7
9) Roman Catholic4615.3
10) UCC93.0
11) Non-denominational20.7
12) None51.7
13) Other227.3
Missing98 
TOTAL301100.0
169) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife is currently in (if more than one, select the one in which she or he is most involved) (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.4
3) Episcopal20.7
4) Lutheran10.4
5) Methodist10.4
6) Presbyterian Church24588.1
9) Roman Catholic103.6
10) UCC20.7
11) Non-denominational20.7
12) None124.3
13) Other20.7
Missing121 
TOTAL278100.0
170) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never114.0
2) Less than once a year51.8
3) About once-twice a year165.8
4) Several times a year155.5
5) About once a month217.6
6) 2-3 times a month3713.5
7) Nearly every week10237.1
8) Every week6824.7
Missing124 
TOTAL275100.0
171) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never2636.6
2) Less than once a year1014.1
3) About once or twice a year1419.7
4) Several times a year1014.1
5) About once a month22.8
6) Two to three times a month11.4
7) Nearly every week34.2
8) Every week57.0
Missing328 
TOTAL71100.0
172) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28672.0
1) Checked11128.0
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
173) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35589.4
1) Checked4210.6
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
174) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37594.5
1) Checked225.5
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
175) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39198.5
1) Checked61.5
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
176) Please indicate your employment status: retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23258.4
1) Checked16541.6
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
177) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35990.4
1) Checked389.6
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
178) Please indicate your employment status: student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38897.7
1) Checked92.3
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
179) Please indicate your employment status: other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39298.7
1) Checked51.3
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
180) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29173.3
1) Checked10626.7
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
181) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37795.0
1) Checked205.0
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
182) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37394.0
1) Checked246.0
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
183) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39298.7
1) Checked51.3
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
184) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29674.6
1) Checked10125.4
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
185) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36892.7
1) Checked297.3
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
186) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39599.5
1) Checked20.5
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
187) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39699.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
188) Indicate average hours worked per week (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0188.5
1) 110.5
2) 220.9
3) 310.5
4) 410.5
5) 510.5
6) 610.5
8) 810.5
9) 920.9
10) 10115.2
12) 1220.9
15) 1520.9
16) 1610.5
18) 1810.5
20) 20125.7
24) 2441.9
25) 2573.3
26) 2610.5
28) 2810.5
30) 30104.7
32) 3220.9
35) 3573.3
36) 3610.5
37) 3720.9
38) 3820.9
40) 405425.5
42) 4231.4
43) 4310.5
44) 4410.5
45) 45125.7
46) 4610.5
48) 4820.9
50) 50209.4
52) 5220.9
55) 55115.2
60) 6062.8
62) 6210.5
70) 7010.5
99) Don't know31.4
Missing187 
TOTAL212100.0
189) If your husband or wife is: employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0169.0
4) 410.6
6) 610.6
8) 831.7
10) 1021.1
12) 1210.6
15) 1531.7
16) 1631.7
17) 1710.6
20) 2084.5
21) 2110.6
25) 2521.1
26) 2610.6
28) 2831.7
30) 3052.8
32) 3210.6
35) 3542.3
38) 3810.6
40) 404827.1
42) 4210.6
44) 4421.1
45) 45147.9
46) 4621.1
48) 4831.7
50) 502011.3
54) 5410.6
55) 5552.8
57) 5710.6
60) 60169.0
65) 6510.6
70) 7031.7
80) 8010.6
99) Don't know21.1
Missing222 
TOTAL177100.0
190) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years10.3
3) Some high school61.6
4) High school diploma4411.8
5) Some college7018.8
6) Graduated from college9324.9
7) Some graduate work4612.3
8) Graduate degree11330.3
Missing26 
TOTAL373100.0
191) If married, what is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade10.3
3) Some high school41.4
4) High school diploma4214.7
5) Some college5318.5
6) Graduated from college7726.9
7) Some graduate work248.4
8) Graduate degree8529.7
Missing113 
TOTAL286100.0
192) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None5413.7
1) 14511.4
2) 215940.4
3) 38020.3
4) 4389.6
5) 5123.0
6) 630.8
7) 720.5
9) 910.3
Missing5 
TOTAL394100.0
193) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.5513.9
2) Two of us22657.1
3) Three of us5313.4
4) Four of us4611.6
5) Five of us92.3
6) Six of us30.8
7) Seven or more of us20.5
8) Not applicable20.5
Missing3 
TOTAL396100.0
194) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are under six years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None10477.6
1) 11813.4
2) 2118.2
4) 410.7
Missing265 
TOTAL134100.0
195) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are six to twelve years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None10069.9
1) 12819.6
2) 2149.8
3) 310.7
Missing256 
TOTAL143100.0
196) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are thirteen to seventeen years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None9969.7
1) 13021.1
2) 2128.5
3) 310.7
Missing257 
TOTAL142100.0
197) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are eighteen to twenty four years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None9882.4
1) 11512.6
2) 232.5
3) 332.5
Missing280 
TOTAL119100.0
198) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are twenty five years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None82.1
1) 15614.9
2) 229578.7
3) 3154.0
4) 410.3
Missing24 
TOTAL375100.0
199) 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 alone5013.1
2) A single parent, living with one or more children153.9
3) Married, no kids20052.5
4) A married couple, living with one or more children9524.9
5) Some other arrangement215.5
Missing18 
TOTAL381100.0
200) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat10727.4
2) Independent5714.6
3) Republican21555.0
4) Other123.1
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
201) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often18046.0
2) Few times a week7819.9
3) Once a week133.3
4) Less than weekly317.9
5) Never8922.8
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
202) How often do you send and receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often18447.2
2) Few times a week7619.5
3) Once a week133.3
4) Less than weekly328.2
5) Never8521.8
Missing9 
TOTAL390100.0
203) What is your race or origin? Is it: white or Caucasian? (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102.5
1) Checked38797.5
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
204) What is your race or origin? Is it: black or African American? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39298.7
1) Checked51.3
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
205) What is your race or origin? Is it: Indian or Alaska native? (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked397100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
206) What is your race or origin? Is it: Asian or Pacific Islander? (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39699.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
207) What is your race or origin? Is it: Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin? (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39699.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
208) What is your race or origin? Is it: Some other race (specify): (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked397100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
209) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00051.4
2) $10,000- $14,99951.4
3) $15,000- $19,999102.8
4) $20,000- $29,999349.6
5) $30,000- $39,999329.0
6) $40,000- $49,999359.9
7) $50,000- $59,999298.2
8) $60,000- $69,999267.3
9) $70,000- $79,999215.9
10) $80,000- $89,999257.1
11) $90,000- $99,999236.5
12) $100,000- $124,9994111.6
13) $125,000- $149,999308.5
14) $150,000- more3810.7
Missing45 
TOTAL354100.0
210) 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) Yes31680.4
2) No7418.8
3) Don't know30.8
Missing6 
TOTAL393100.0
211) 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 (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign)? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37296.4
2) No143.6
Missing13 
TOTAL386100.0
212) Write your best estimate of the amount given: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33217434.346121705
213) 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, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church? (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17548.1
2) No18951.9
Missing35 
TOTAL364100.0
214) Write your best estimate of the amount given: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
TOTAL%
0) None138.2
20) 2031.9
25) 2510.6
30) 3010.6
40) 4021.3
50) 5095.7
60) 6021.3
100) 100148.9
120) 12010.6
150) 15021.3
175) 17510.6
200) 200127.6
250) 25010.6
300) 30074.4
350) 35010.6
375) 37510.6
400) 40042.5
461) 46110.6
500) 500148.9
520) 52021.3
600) 60053.2
667) 66710.6
800) 80010.6
1000) 1000148.9
1200) 120021.3
1400) 140021.3
1440) 144010.6
1500) 150010.6
1600) 160010.6
1800) 180021.3
2000) 200074.4
2080) 208010.6
2500) 250010.6
3000) 300021.3
3200) 320021.3
4000) 400021.3
5000) 500042.5
6000) 600010.6
7500) 750010.6
8333) 833310.6
10000) 1000010.6
11000) 1100010.6
11500) 1150010.6
12000) 1200010.6
25000) 2500010.6
80000) 8000010.6
999999) 99999985.1
Missing241 
TOTAL158100.0
215) 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) Yes30481.1
2) No7118.9
Missing24 
TOTAL375100.0
216) Write your best estimate of the amount given: special appeal? (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
0) None62.2
5) 520.7
7) 710.4
10) 10103.6
20) 20196.9
25) 25155.5
27) 2710.4
30) 3062.2
40) 40103.6
45) 4510.4
50) 503613.1
60) 6031.1
65) 6510.4
75) 7520.7
80) 8020.7
100) 1005520.1
105) 10510.4
110) 11010.4
115) 11510.4
120) 12010.4
125) 12520.7
135) 13510.4
150) 15082.9
195) 19510.4
200) 200259.1
250) 25031.1
270) 27010.4
300) 300124.4
315) 31510.4
400) 40051.8
500) 500165.8
575) 57510.4
600) 60020.7
700) 70010.4
900) 90020.7
1000) 100020.7
2000) 200020.7
2400) 240010.4
7500) 750010.4
999999) 999999134.7
Missing125 
TOTAL274100.0
217) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following: to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14840.7
2) No21659.3
Missing35 
TOTAL364100.0
218) Write your best estimate of the amount given: all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) None106.9
10) 1042.8
15) 1510.7
18) 1810.7
20) 2032.1
25) 25106.9
30) 3021.4
40) 4010.7
50) 502013.8
60) 6010.7
70) 7010.7
75) 7521.4
100) 100139.0
105) 10510.7
125) 12521.4
150) 15042.8
180) 18010.7
200) 200106.9
250) 25021.4
265) 26510.7
300) 30085.5
320) 32010.7
400) 40021.4
450) 45021.4
456) 45610.7
480) 48010.7
500) 50064.1
660) 66010.7
800) 80021.4
1000) 100074.8
1100) 110010.7
1200) 120010.7
1500) 150010.7
2000) 200021.4
2300) 230010.7
2500) 250021.4
2555) 255510.7
3000) 300032.1
3400) 340010.7
4000) 400010.7
5000) 500010.7
6000) 600010.7
10000) 1000010.7
999999) 99999974.8
Missing254 
TOTAL145100.0
219) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following: to non–religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35392.9
2) No277.1
Missing19 
TOTAL380100.0
220) Write your best estimate of the amount given: non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL31732460.921174907
221) Survey Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper37694.7
2) Web215.3
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
222) State (STATE)
223) Total Number Members (TOTAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL397728.481825
224) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast6817.1
2) Midwest11328.5
3) South14837.3
4) West6817.1
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0
225) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 404611.7
2) 40-496115.5
3) 50-6411529.2
4) 65+17243.7
Missing5 
TOTAL394100.0
226) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female24562.0
2) Male15038.0
Missing4 
TOTAL395100.0
227) 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) Democrat10727.4
2) Independent5714.6
3) Republican21555.0
4) Other123.1
Missing8 
TOTAL391100.0
228) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast6817.1
2) Midwest11328.5
3) South14837.3
4) West6817.1
Missing2 
TOTAL397100.0