Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2004 -- Presbyterian Colleges and Universities , Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel identification number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL68323848.05500
2) Before receiving this questionnaire, were you aware that some colleges and universities in the U.S. are related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (AWARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56993.6
2) No396.4
Missing75 
TOTAL608100.0
3) [IF "YES" AWARE] Were you aware that there are a total of 66 PC(USA)-related colleges and universities? (AWARE66)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7511.9
2) No, I didn't know there were that many32751.7
3) No, I thought there we're more20.3
4) No, I had no idea how many there were22836.1
Missing51 
TOTAL632100.0
4) Were you aware that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has scholarships available for Presbyterian students to attend Presbyterian colleges and universities? (SCHOLAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51576.1
2) No16223.9
Missing6 
TOTAL677100.0
5) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities provide some of the best education available in the U.S. (BEST_EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12117.9
2) Agree29443.6
3) Not sure25337.5
4) Disagree60.9
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL675100.0
6) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities depend on the Presbyterian Church for a large share of their budgets. (BUDGET)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree162.4
2) Agree13319.7
3) Not sure39458.5
4) Disagree11717.4
5) Strongly disagree142.1
Missing9 
TOTAL674100.0
7) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities don't emphasize their church ties as much as they should. (EMPH_TIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree406.0
2) Agree21131.5
3) Not sure33750.4
4) Disagree7711.5
5) Strongly disagree40.6
Missing14 
TOTAL669100.0
8) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities should do more to teach students about Christian faith. (TEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree669.9
2) Agree26339.4
3) Not sure28342.4
4) Disagree558.2
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL668100.0
9) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities should do more to help students grow in their own spirituality. (GROW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7310.8
2) Agree32147.7
3) Not sure24636.6
4) Disagree324.8
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL673100.0
10) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities differ little in their curricula from most public colleges and universities. (DIF_CURR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree152.2
2) Agree21732.2
3) Not sure32648.4
4) Disagree11116.5
5) Strongly disagree40.6
Missing10 
TOTAL673100.0
11) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities provide good value in higher education. (GOOD_EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7711.5
2) Agree34751.8
3) Not sure23234.6
4) Disagree121.8
5) Strongly disagree20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL670100.0
12) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities should give priority to Presbyterians over others who want to attend. (PRIORITY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7110.6
2) Agree25337.7
3) Not sure14822.1
4) Disagree18227.1
5) Strongly disagree172.5
Missing12 
TOTAL671100.0
13) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities are in financial trouble. (FIN_TROU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree121.8
2) Agree8813.1
3) Not sure52778.4
4) Disagree436.4
5) Strongly disagree20.3
Missing11 
TOTAL672100.0
14) The PC(USA) should increase the financial support it currently provides to Presbyterian colleges and universities. (INC_FIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree192.8
2) Agree20931.0
3) Not sure38056.3
4) Disagree639.3
5) Strongly disagree40.6
Missing8 
TOTAL675100.0
15) In your opinion, how important are church-related colleges and universities for the overall mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (IMP_MISS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential8412.4
2) Very important23134.1
3) Important26439.0
4) Not very important537.8
5) Not at all important60.9
6) Not sure395.8
Missing6 
TOTAL677100.0
16) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Cost (IMP_COST)
TOTAL%
1) Very important42562.3
2) Important23133.9
3) Somewhat important213.1
4) Not important10.1
5) No opinion40.6
Missing1 
TOTAL682100.0
17) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Size of student body (IMP_SIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important8612.6
2) Important34951.3
3) Somewhat important20329.9
4) Not important324.7
5) No opinion101.5
Missing3 
TOTAL680100.0
18) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Proximity to home (IMP_HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Very important426.2
2) Important23334.3
3) Somewhat important31947.0
4) Not important7410.9
5) No opinion111.6
Missing4 
TOTAL679100.0
19) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Diversity of student body (IMP_DIV)
TOTAL%
1) Very important334.9
2) Important19128.2
3) Somewhat important27140.0
4) Not important17025.1
5) No opinion131.9
Missing5 
TOTAL678100.0
20) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? That it be church-related (IMP_CHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important233.4
2) Important11717.3
3) Somewhat important25437.5
4) Not important26038.3
5) No opinion243.5
Missing5 
TOTAL678100.0
21) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? That it not be church-related (IMP_NOT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important50.8
2) Important233.5
3) Somewhat important15924.1
4) Not important38758.6
5) No opinion8613.0
Missing23 
TOTAL660100.0
22) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? That it offers a particular major field of study (IMP_MAJ)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27240.1
2) Important31145.8
3) Somewhat important7210.6
4) Not important142.1
5) No opinion101.5
Missing4 
TOTAL679100.0
23) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Academic reputation (IMP_AREP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30144.2
2) Important34751.0
3) Somewhat important284.1
4) Not important10.1
5) No opinion40.6
Missing2 
TOTAL681100.0
24) In general, for high school students today, how important would you say the factor is in the decision about which college or university to attend? Social reputation (IMP_SREP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important558.2
2) Important25137.2
3) Somewhat important25638.0
4) No important10115.0
5) No opinion111.6
Missing9 
TOTAL674100.0
25) Have you attended college as an undergraduate in the past three years? (YOU_COL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67498.7
1) Checked91.3
TOTAL683100.0
26) Have your child(ren) attended college as (an) undergraduate(s) in the past three years? (CHL_COL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55581.3
1) Checked12818.7
TOTAL683100.0
27) Has other close family member attended college as an undergraduate in the past three years? (OTH_COL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60388.3
1) Checked8011.7
TOTAL683100.0
28) Do you attend college as an undergraduate now? (YOU_COL2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67398.5
1) Checked101.5
TOTAL683100.0
29) Do(es) your child(ren) attend college as (an) undergraduate(s) now? (CHL_COL2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56282.3
1) Checked12117.7
TOTAL683100.0
30) Does other close family member attend college as an undergraduate now? (OTH_COL2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57283.7
1) Checked11116.3
TOTAL683100.0
31) Do you plan to attend college as an undergraduate in the next three year? (YOU_COL3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67598.8
1) Checked81.2
TOTAL683100.0
32) Do(es) your child(ren) plan to attend college as (an) undergraduate(s) in the next three year? (CHL_COL3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56883.2
1) Checked11516.8
TOTAL683100.0
33) Does other close family member plan to attend college as an undergraduate in the next three year? (OTH_COL3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56282.3
1) Checked12117.7
TOTAL683100.0
34) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to retaining students until graduation? (COM_RETA)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related22934.2
2) Other91.3
3) Both similarly14722.0
4) Don't know28442.5
Missing14 
TOTAL669100.0
35) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to graduating students in four years? (COM_GRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related22032.9
2) Other30.4
3) Both similarly17826.6
4) Don't know26840.1
Missing14 
TOTAL669100.0
36) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing opportunities for classroom discussion? (COM_DISC)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related18627.8
2) Other101.5
3) Both similarly20230.2
4) Don't know27040.4
Missing15 
TOTAL668100.0
37) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing opportunities for independent study? (COM_INDE)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related13219.8
2) Other274.1
3) Both similarly22133.2
4) Don't know28642.9
Missing17 
TOTAL666100.0
38) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing opportunities for internship and service learning? (COM_INTR)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related15623.5
2) Other426.3
3) Both similarly19429.3
4) Don't know27140.9
Missing20 
TOTAL663100.0
39) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing opportunities for engaging in research projects? (COM_RESE)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related456.8
2) Other12518.8
3) Both similarly19829.8
4) Don't know29744.7
Missing18 
TOTAL665100.0
40) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing a variety of extracurricular activities? (COM_EXTR)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related466.9
2) Other10315.5
3) Both similarly27942.0
4) Don't know23635.5
Missing19 
TOTAL664100.0
41) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing help for students in the classroom? (COM_ICLA)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related20931.4
2) Other60.9
3) Both similarly18928.4
4) Don't know26139.2
Missing18 
TOTAL665100.0
42) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing help for students outside the classroom? (COM_OCLA)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related19629.5
2) Other162.4
3) Both similarly16825.3
4) Don't know28442.8
Missing19 
TOTAL664100.0
43) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing students in-depth knowledge in a particular subject area? (COM_KNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related619.2
2) Other588.7
3) Both similarly28843.4
4) Don't know25638.6
Missing20 
TOTAL663100.0
44) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing up-to-date facilities and resources? (COM_UPDA)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related365.4
2) Other13119.7
3) Both similarly23335.0
4) Don't know26539.8
Missing18 
TOTAL665100.0
45) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to meeting a student's social needs? (COM_SOCI)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related9714.7
2) Other6810.3
3) Both similarly23134.9
4) Don't know26640.2
Missing21 
TOTAL662100.0
46) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to meeting a student's spiritual needs? (COM_SPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related47270.8
2) Other60.9
3) Both similarly223.3
4) Don't know16725.0
Missing16 
TOTAL667100.0
47) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to meeting a student's personal and emotional needs? (COM_EMOT)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related36054.1
2) Other50.8
3) Both similarly8713.1
4) Don't know21432.1
Missing17 
TOTAL666100.0
48) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing opportunities for international study? (COM_INAT)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related8412.6
2) Other6910.4
3) Both similarly24136.2
4) Don't know27240.8
Missing17 
TOTAL666100.0
49) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to helping students prepare for a career? (COM_CARE)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related6910.4
2) Other375.6
3) Both similarly33149.8
4) Don't know22734.2
Missing19 
TOTAL664100.0
50) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to helping students develop critical thinking skills? (COM_CRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related10415.6
2) Other142.1
3) Both similarly31447.1
4) Don't know23535.2
Missing16 
TOTAL667100.0
51) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to helping students develop communication skills? (COM_COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related8913.4
2) Other101.5
3) Both similarly33850.8
4) Don't know22934.4
Missing17 
TOTAL666100.0
52) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to providing big-time athletics? (COM_ATHL)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related81.2
2) Other40560.7
3) Both similarly436.4
4) Don't know21131.6
Missing16 
TOTAL667100.0
53) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to nurturing moral and ethical values? (COM_MORA)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related45768.5
2) Other60.9
3) Both similarly365.4
4) Don't know16825.2
Missing16 
TOTAL667100.0
54) In general, do you think church-related colleges and universities do better, worse, or about the same as other colleges and universities when it comes to helping students find a job after graduation? (COM_JOB)
TOTAL%
1) Church-related8713.1
2) Other274.1
3) Both similarly27140.7
4) Don't know28142.2
Missing17 
TOTAL666100.0
55) The costs of education at a church-related college or university can be three to four times the costs of education at a public college or university. In general, are the benefits of education and experience at a Presbyterian school worth the extra costs? (COST_EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always192.8
2) Yes, usually17726.3
3) Yes, but only some of the time16023.8
4) Yes, but rarely416.1
5) No578.5
6) Don't know21832.4
Missing11 
TOTAL672100.0
56) People select which college or university to attend based on a variety of factors, including the cost, location, course offerings, etc. All things considered, if you were currently in the process of deciding on which college or university to attend, how important would it be for you to have the choice of a school that is Presbyterian related? (PRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important436.3
2) Important19028.0
3) Not very important29944.0
4) Not at all important8913.1
5) Not sure588.5
Missing4 
TOTAL679100.0
57) Which better serves the church's mission: (1) Presbyterian colleges and universities or (2) Presbyterian –supported campus ministry at public universities? (MISSION)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian colleges and universities15122.3
2) Presbyterian-supported campus ministry at public universities19128.2
3) Both equally20330.0
4) Don't know13219.5
Missing6 
TOTAL677100.0
58) Which two church entities should be most responsible for making Presbyterian high school students aware of the existence of Presbyterian colleges and universities? First choice (FIRST)
TOTAL%
1) The General Assembly/General Assembly Council345.0
2) Synods121.8
3) Presbyteries10515.6
4) Congregations25137.2
5) The colleges/universities themselves27340.4
Missing8 
TOTAL675100.0
59) Which two church entities should be most responsible for making Presbyterian high school students aware of the existence of Presbyterian colleges and universities? Second choice (SECOND)
TOTAL%
1) The General Assembly/General Assembly Council406.2
2) Synods213.2
3) Presbyteries19029.3
4) Congregations16825.9
5) The colleges/universities themselves23035.4
Missing34 
TOTAL649100.0
60) In the last three years, has your congregation taken any steps to promote one or more Presbyterian colleges and universities among high school students in the congregation? (PROMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16023.8
2) No35753.0
3) Don't know15623.2
Missing10 
TOTAL673100.0
61) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Make a directory of Presbyterian colleges/universities available in church library/office (PRO_DIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62992.1
1) Checked547.9
TOTAL683100.0
62) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Celebrated "Higher Education Sunday" (PRO_HES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65295.5
1) Checked314.5
TOTAL683100.0
63) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Distributed bulletin inserts or other resources related to higher education (other than the Christmas Joy Offering) (PRO_BULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60188.0
1) Checked8212.0
TOTAL683100.0
64) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Provided information about financial aid available from the congregation or PC(USA) (PRO_AID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60188.0
1) Checked8212.0
TOTAL683100.0
65) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Offered special information programs for youth, parents, and families (PRO_INFO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64394.1
1) Checked405.9
TOTAL683100.0
66) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Organized campus visits (PRO_VISI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65896.3
1) Checked253.7
TOTAL683100.0
67) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Held a college fair (PRO_FAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67899.3
1) Checked50.7
TOTAL683100.0
68) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Had "Minutes for Mission" concerning PC(USA) colleges (other than in connection with the Christmas Joy Offering) (PRO_MIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62992.1
1) Checked547.9
TOTAL683100.0
69) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Had guest preachers or speakers talk about Presbyterian colleges and universities (PRO_GUES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63693.1
1) Checked476.9
TOTAL683100.0
70) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Other (PRO_OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65395.6
1) Checked304.4
TOTAL683100.0
71) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Pastors (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed29944.4
2) Somewhat informed16624.6
3) Not informed152.2
4) Don't know17926.6
5) Not applicable152.2
Missing9 
TOTAL674100.0
72) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Associate Pastors (ASSOCPAS)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed12419.9
2) Somewhat informed8012.9
3) Not informed142.3
4) Don't know13020.9
5) Not applicable27444.1
Missing61 
TOTAL622100.0
73) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Christian education director (EDUDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed9815.2
2) Somewhat informed13621.1
3) Not informed538.2
4) Don't know17126.5
5) Not applicable18829.1
Missing37 
TOTAL646100.0
74) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Youth director (YOUTHDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed9114.2
2) Somewhat informed12219.0
3) Not informed467.2
4) Don't know19229.9
5) Not applicable19129.8
Missing41 
TOTAL642100.0
75) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, I have (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61590.0
1) Checked679.8
6) 610.1
TOTAL683100.0
76) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, my spouse has (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64694.6
1) Checked375.4
TOTAL683100.0
77) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, one or both of my parents have (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65495.8
1) Checked294.2
TOTAL683100.0
78) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, one of more of my siblings have (ATTEND4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63793.3
1) Checked466.7
TOTAL683100.0
79) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, one or more of my children have (ATTEND5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62591.5
1) Checked588.5
TOTAL683100.0
80) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? No (ATTEND6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18827.5
1) Checked49572.5
TOTAL683100.0
81) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] Did you graduate from a Presbyterian college or university? (ATTEND7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5069.4
2) No2230.6
Missing611 
TOTAL72100.0
82) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] What degree(s) did you receive? Bachelor's degree (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63893.4
1) Checked456.6
TOTAL683100.0
83) [IF "CHECKED" TO DEGREE] If received Bachelor's degree, year received (BACHELOR)
TOTAL%
0) 6862.4
1942) 10.9
1950) 10.9
1952) 10.9
1953) 10.9
1954) 32.8
1955) 10.9
1957) 10.9
1958) 10.9
1960) 10.9
1961) 10.9
1963) 21.8
1964) 10.9
1966) 10.9
1967) 21.8
1969) 21.8
1970) 10.9
1971) 10.9
1972) 43.7
1974) 21.8
1975) 10.9
1977) 10.9
1978) 10.9
1979) 10.9
1981) 10.9
1982) 10.9
1983) 10.9
1984) 21.8
1985) 10.9
1992) 10.9
1993) 21.8
Missing574 
TOTAL109100.0
84) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] What degree(s) did you receive? Master's degree (DEGREE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67799.1
1) Checked60.9
TOTAL683100.0
85) [IF "CHECKED" TO DEGREE2] If received Master's degree, year received (MASTER)
TOTAL%
1959) 116.7
1964) 116.7
1970) 116.7
1979) 116.7
1987) 116.7
2000) 116.7
Missing677 
TOTAL6100.0
86) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] What degree(s) did you receive? Doctoral degree (DEGREE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked683100.0
TOTAL683100.0
87) [IF "CHECKED" TO DEGREE3] If received doctoral degree, year received (DOCTORAL)
TOTAL%
0) 75100.0
Missing608 
TOTAL75100.0
88) How important was its Presbyterian affiliation in your decision to attend a Presbyterian college or university? (AFFILIAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1825.7
2) Important1217.1
3) Somewhat important2535.7
4) Not too important1318.6
5) Not at all important22.9
Missing613 
TOTAL70100.0
89) Rate the quality of the education you received (QUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent4668.7
2) Very good1217.9
3) Good811.9
4) Fair11.5
Missing616 
TOTAL67100.0
90) How influential was the Presbyterian college or university you attended for your choice of career? (INF_CARE)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential1113.3
2) Influential1518.1
3) Only a little influential1518.1
4) Not influential2327.7
5) Not applicable1922.9
Missing600 
TOTAL83100.0
91) How influential was the Presbyterian college or university you attended for your decision on where to live after college? (INF_LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential11.2
2) Influential33.6
3) Only a little influential78.4
4) Not influential5262.7
5) Not applicable2024.1
Missing600 
TOTAL83100.0
92) How influential was the Presbyterian college or university you attended for your decision on where to go to graduate school or seminary? (INF_GRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential33.7
2) Influential1113.4
3) Only a little influential67.3
4) Not influential2935.4
5) Not applicable3340.2
Missing601 
TOTAL82100.0
93) How influential was the Presbyterian college or university you attended for your decision on whom to marry? (INF_MARR)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential67.3
2) Influential911.0
3) Only a little influential33.7
4) Not influential3947.6
5) Not applicable2530.5
Missing601 
TOTAL82100.0
94) How close to your congregation is the closest Presbyterian college or university? (CLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 25 miles10015.2
2) 25-99 miles21332.3
3) 100-499 miles20330.8
4) 500 or more miles304.6
5) Don't know11317.1
Missing24 
TOTAL659100.0
95) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders683100.0
TOTAL683100.0
96) Response form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper60889.0
2) Web7511.0
TOTAL683100.0
97) Identification Number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6833848.05500
98) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL67621.49316
99) How many months have you been a member of your current congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
3) 133.3
5) 133.3
6) 133.3
Missing680 
TOTAL3100.0
100) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile497.2
1) 18412.4
2) 211416.9
3) 38913.2
4) 4507.4
5) 57210.7
6) 6284.1
7) 7334.9
8) 8375.5
9) 991.3
10) 10345.0
11) 1171.0
12) 12203.0
13) 1320.3
14) 1430.4
15) 15182.7
16) 1610.1
17) 1710.1
18) 1810.1
20) 20111.6
22) 2210.1
23) 2310.1
25) 2540.6
26) 2610.1
30) 3010.1
32) 3210.1
35) 3510.1
38) 3810.1
50) 5010.1
75) 7510.1
Missing7 
TOTAL676100.0
101) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66296.9
1) Checked213.1
TOTAL683100.0
102) Approximate number of members (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL629767.715901
103) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68199.9
2) No10.1
Missing1 
TOTAL682100.0
104) If yes elder, are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63896.1
2) No263.9
Missing19 
TOTAL664100.0
105) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28142.1
2) No38757.9
Missing15 
TOTAL668100.0
106) If yes deacon, are you serving now on session? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51.5
2) No32998.5
Missing349 
TOTAL334100.0
107) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35652.1
1) Checked32747.9
TOTAL683100.0
108) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36753.7
1) Checked31646.3
TOTAL683100.0
109) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61690.2
1) Checked679.8
TOTAL683100.0
110) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60087.8
1) Checked8312.2
TOTAL683100.0
111) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48270.6
1) Checked20129.4
TOTAL683100.0
112) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67498.7
1) Checked91.3
TOTAL683100.0
113) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55681.4
1) Checked12718.6
TOTAL683100.0
114) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49572.5
1) Checked18827.5
TOTAL683100.0
115) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49372.2
1) Checked19027.8
TOTAL683100.0
116) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.3
2) Less than once a year10.1
3) Once-twice a year10.1
4) Several times a year10.1
5) Once a month50.7
6) 2-3 times a month497.2
7) Nearly every week35852.6
8) Every week26438.8
Missing2 
TOTAL681100.0
117) 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 Hours223.2
2) 1-2 Hours7410.9
3) 3-5 Hours20830.5
4) 6-10 Hours21030.8
5) 11-20 Hours12618.5
6) More than 20 Hours416.0
Missing2 
TOTAL681100.0
118) 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 Hours182.7
2) 1-2 Hours11617.1
3) 3-5 Hours22433.1
4) 6-10 Hours18527.3
5) 11-20 Hours9313.7
6) More than 20 Hours416.1
Missing6 
TOTAL677100.0
119) 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 organizaiton which took place in a home or other facility away from your church (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours28341.9
2) 1-2 Hours18427.2
3) 3-5 Hours12117.9
4) 6-10 Hours568.3
5) 11-20 Hours172.5
6) More than 20 Hours152.2
Missing7 
TOTAL676100.0
120) 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 Hours20731.1
2) 1-2 Hours17726.6
3) 3-5 Hours14321.5
4) 6-10 Hours7811.7
5) 11-20 Hours355.3
6) More than 20 Hours253.8
Missing18 
TOTAL665100.0
121) Frequency: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily16324.4
2) Several times a week12218.2
3) Weekly9514.2
4) Several times a month10315.4
5) Once a month446.6
6) Several times a year8612.9
7) Once a year or less395.8
8) Never172.5
Missing14 
TOTAL669100.0
122) Frequency: Read Bible with family-friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily121.9
2) Several times a week396.1
3) Weekly13921.8
4) Several times a month7311.5
5) Once a month487.5
6) Several times a year10516.5
7) Once a year or less8713.7
8) Never13421.0
Missing46 
TOTAL637100.0
123) Frequency: Attend Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily40.6
2) Several times a week213.3
3) Weekly17827.7
4) Several times a month7511.7
5) Once a month599.2
6) Several times a year639.8
7) Once a year or less7912.3
8) Never16325.4
Missing41 
TOTAL642100.0
124) Frequency: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily49373.9
2) Several times a week10515.7
3) Weekly223.3
4) Several times a month233.4
5) Once a month101.5
6) Several times a year111.6
7) Once a year or less30.4
Missing16 
TOTAL667100.0
125) Frequency: Pray with family-friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily17426.4
2) Several times a week9514.4
3) Weekly12619.1
4) Several times a month8112.3
5) Once a month355.3
6) Several times a year8312.6
7) Once a year or less182.7
8) Never477.1
Missing24 
TOTAL659100.0
126) Frequency: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily50.8
2) Several times a week91.4
3) Weekly6810.8
4) Several times a month325.1
5) Once a month406.4
6) Several times a year7311.6
7) Once a year or less9715.4
8) Never30548.5
Missing54 
TOTAL629100.0
127) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54881.7
2) No12218.2
3) Not sure10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL671100.0
128) [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) Baptist5910.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)81.4
3) Episcopal223.9
4) Lutheran264.6
5) Methodist8815.7
6) Presbyterian24944.4
7) Other Presbyterian61.1
8) Reformed71.2
9) Roman Catholic305.3
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)244.3
11) Independent or Nondenominational162.9
12) Other264.6
Missing122 
TOTAL561100.0
129) In what religious denomination were you raised? (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist7010.3
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)101.5
3) Episcopal202.9
4) Lutheran365.3
5) Methodist9614.1
6) Presbyterian30444.7
7) Other Presbyterian60.9
8) Reformed121.8
9) Roman Catholic456.6
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)152.2
11) Independent or Nondenominational111.6
12) None152.2
13) Other405.9
Missing3 
TOTAL680100.0
130) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL67718.77517
131) Which of the following describes your currrent stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative487.1
2) Conservative24235.9
3) Moderate26238.9
4) Liberal9814.5
5) Very liberal243.6
Missing9 
TOTAL674100.0
132) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50874.7
2) No17225.3
Missing3 
TOTAL680100.0
133) 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) Yes34951.9
2) No32448.1
Missing10 
TOTAL673100.0
134) 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.10315.4
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.30445.3
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.21932.6
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.355.2
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.60.9
7) Don't know40.6
Missing12 
TOTAL671100.0
135) 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 creat the world406.1
2) Is a true account of how God created the world40762.1
3) Reflects human feelings about how world might been created20831.8
Missing28 
TOTAL655100.0
136) An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree446.6
2) Agree14721.9
3) Not sure619.1
4) Disagree29544.0
5) Strongly disagree12318.4
Missing13 
TOTAL670100.0
137) All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find the ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree213.1
2) Agree12618.8
3) Not sure9013.4
4) Disagree21532.0
5) Strongly disagree22032.7
Missing11 
TOTAL672100.0
138) There is a life beyond death. (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree47170.5
2) Agree14922.3
3) Not sure416.1
4) Disagree40.6
5) Strongly disagree30.4
Missing15 
TOTAL668100.0
139) The only absolute Truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33249.5
2) Agree16224.1
3) Not sure8713.0
4) Disagree6910.3
5) Strongly disagree213.1
Missing12 
TOTAL671100.0
140) Jesus will return to earth someday. (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35052.2
2) Agree15823.5
3) Not sure13319.8
4) Disagree223.3
5) Strongly disagree81.2
Missing12 
TOTAL671100.0
141) Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21231.9
2) Agree11216.8
3) Not sure15022.6
4) Disagree14221.4
5) Strongly disagree497.4
Missing18 
TOTAL665100.0
142) It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30645.7
2) Agree32047.8
3) Not sure233.4
4) Disagree203.0
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL670100.0
143) The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28442.4
2) Agree19028.4
3) Not sure11717.5
4) Disagree578.5
5) Strongly disagree223.3
Missing13 
TOTAL670100.0
144) Jesus was born of a virgin. (VIRGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35052.4
2) Agree20430.5
3) Not sure8813.2
4) Disagree142.1
5) Strongly disagree121.8
Missing15 
TOTAL668100.0
145) We should respect other world religions and quit trying to impose Christianity on them. (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6910.4
2) Agree19128.8
3) Not sure13820.8
4) Disagree18127.3
5) Strongly disagree8412.7
Missing20 
TOTAL663100.0
146) There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44265.5
2) Agree17726.2
3) Not sure446.5
4) Disagree71.0
5) Strongly disagree50.7
Missing8 
TOTAL675100.0
147) There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35452.6
2) Agree15422.9
3) Not sure13019.3
4) Disagree203.0
5) Strongly disagree152.2
Missing10 
TOTAL673100.0
148) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female33950.0
2) Male33950.0
Missing5 
TOTAL678100.0
149) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL67657.27512
150) 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 farm7110.5
2) On a farm314.6
3) Small city or town (under 50,000)19829.2
4) Medium-size city (50,000-250,000)10615.7
5) Suburb near medium-size city619.0
6) Large city (over 250,000)7611.2
7) Suburb near a large city13419.8
Missing6 
TOTAL677100.0
151) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married56984.5
2) Not married10415.5
Missing10 
TOTAL673100.0
152) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2926.4
2) Yes, now widowed5045.5
3) Yes, now divorced2825.5
4) Yes, both widowed- divorced32.7
Missing573 
TOTAL110100.0
153) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No46082.3
2) Yes, was widowed112.0
3) Yes, was divorced8314.8
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced50.9
Missing124 
TOTAL559100.0
154) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised. (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist8014.2
2) Disciples of Christ173.0
3) Episcopal183.2
4) Lutheran335.9
5) Methodist9216.3
6) Presbyterian Church16930.0
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed50.9
9) Roman Catholic6912.3
10) UCC173.0
11) Non-denominational20.4
12) None142.5
13) Other468.2
Missing120 
TOTAL563100.0
155) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife is currently in. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.4
2) Disciples of Christ10.2
3) Episcopal10.2
4) Lutheran10.2
5) Methodist40.7
6) Presbyterian Church48490.3
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic193.5
11) Non-denominational10.2
12) None152.8
13) Other71.3
Missing147 
TOTAL536100.0
156) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never142.8
2) Less than once a year40.8
3) About once-twice a year122.4
4) Several times a year295.8
5) About once a month234.6
6) 2-3 times a month5110.3
7) Nearly every week22244.7
8) Every week14228.6
Missing186 
TOTAL497100.0
157) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never6247.0
2) Less than once a year107.6
3) About once-twice a year1813.6
4) Several times a year1712.9
5) About once a month43.0
6) 2-3 times a month75.3
7) Nearly every week21.5
8) Every week129.1
Missing551 
TOTAL132100.0
158) Your employment status: Full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42061.5
1) Checked26338.5
TOTAL683100.0
159) Your employment status: Part-employed (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61590.0
1) Checked6810.0
TOTAL683100.0
160) Your employment status: Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63392.7
1) Checked507.3
TOTAL683100.0
161) Your employment status: Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67999.4
1) Checked40.6
TOTAL683100.0
162) Your employment status: Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46167.5
1) Checked22232.5
TOTAL683100.0
163) Your employment status: Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61990.6
1) Checked649.4
TOTAL683100.0
164) Your employment status: Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67699.0
1) Checked71.0
TOTAL683100.0
165) Your employment status: Other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67298.4
1) Checked111.6
TOTAL683100.0
166) Spouse employment status: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47970.1
1) Checked20429.9
TOTAL683100.0
167) Spouse employment status: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61990.6
1) Checked649.4
TOTAL683100.0
168) Spouse employment status: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63793.3
1) Checked466.7
TOTAL683100.0
169) Spouse employment status: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67799.1
1) Checked60.9
TOTAL683100.0
170) Spouse employment status: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55180.7
1) Checked13219.3
TOTAL683100.0
171) Spouse employment status: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61489.9
1) Checked6910.1
TOTAL683100.0
172) Spouse employment status: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68199.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL683100.0
173) Spouse employment status: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68199.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL683100.0
174) Indicate your average hours worked per week (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0214.6
1) 120.4
2) 220.4
3) 310.2
4) 420.4
5) 530.7
6) 620.4
7) 720.4
8) 851.1
9) 910.2
10) 1061.3
12) 1240.9
14) 1410.2
15) 1581.8
16) 1630.7
18) 1820.4
19) 1910.2
20) 20122.6
21) 2110.2
22) 2220.4
24) 2440.9
25) 2581.8
26) 2610.2
27) 2720.4
28) 2820.4
30) 30132.9
32) 3271.5
35) 35102.2
36) 3620.4
38) 3840.9
40) 4010523.1
42) 4281.8
43) 4330.7
44) 4430.7
45) 45449.7
46) 4630.7
47) 4740.9
48) 4892.0
49) 4920.4
50) 506714.8
52) 5230.7
53) 5320.4
55) 55163.5
56) 5620.4
57) 5710.2
60) 60347.5
65) 6530.7
70) 7061.3
75) 7510.2
99) Don't know40.9
Missing229 
TOTAL454100.0
175) Average hours spouse worked per week (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0205.4
2) 220.5
5) 510.3
7) 710.3
8) 841.1
10) 1071.9
12) 1241.1
15) 1551.4
16) 1630.8
18) 1810.3
20) 20328.7
22) 2210.3
24) 2441.1
25) 25123.3
26) 2610.3
30) 30205.4
32) 3241.1
34) 3410.3
35) 35113.0
38) 3841.1
40) 409124.7
42) 4230.8
44) 4420.5
45) 45256.8
46) 4610.3
47) 4710.3
48) 4830.8
50) 505214.1
53) 5320.5
55) 55113.0
58) 5810.3
60) 60226.0
65) 6520.5
67) 6720.5
70) 7061.6
75) 7510.3
80) 8041.1
99) Don't know20.5
Missing314 
TOTAL369100.0
176) Your highest level of education completed (EDU)
TOTAL%
4) High school diploma548.8
5) Some college10617.2
6) Graduated from college16626.9
7) Some graduate work8914.4
8) Graduate degree20232.7
Missing66 
TOTAL617100.0
177) Spouse's highest level of education completed (SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years20.4
3) Some high school71.4
4) High school diploma6111.8
5) Some college8817.1
6) Graduated from college15830.7
7) Some graduate work5510.7
8) Graduate degree14428.0
Missing168 
TOTAL515100.0
178) How many children do you have? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None629.2
1) 17010.4
2) 230144.7
3) 316224.0
4) 4598.8
5) 5111.6
6) 640.6
7) 720.3
8) 830.4
Missing9 
TOTAL674100.0
179) Number of persons living in household (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.8412.3
2) Two of us36954.2
3) Three of us9313.7
4) Four of us9113.4
5) Five of us365.3
6) Six of us60.9
8) Not applicable20.3
Missing2 
TOTAL681100.0
180) Number aged under 6 years (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None16480.0
1) 12914.1
2) 2104.9
3) 321.0
Missing478 
TOTAL205100.0
181) Number aged 6-12 years (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None15160.2
1) 16224.7
2) 23513.9
3) 331.2
Missing432 
TOTAL251100.0
182) Number aged 13-17 years (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None14758.6
1) 18132.3
2) 2218.4
3) 320.8
Missing432 
TOTAL251100.0
183) Number aged 18-24 years (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None15474.8
1) 14119.9
2) 2104.9
3) 310.5
Missing477 
TOTAL206100.0
184) Number aged 25-older (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None172.6
1) 18312.5
2) 252679.2
3) 3324.8
4) 440.6
5) 510.2
8) 810.2
Missing19 
TOTAL664100.0
185) Describe all people in the household in which you live. (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Single adult, living alone7911.8
2) Single parent, living with one or more children152.2
3) Married couple, no children in household34451.4
4) Married couple, living with one or more children20931.2
5) Some other arrangement223.3
Missing14 
TOTAL669100.0
186) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat18928.0
2) Independent11717.3
3) Republican36053.3
4) Other91.3
Missing8 
TOTAL675100.0
187) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often37254.6
2) Few times a week13219.4
3) Once a week314.6
4) Less than weekly568.2
5) Never9013.2
Missing2 
TOTAL681100.0
188) How often do you send-receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often38055.8
2) Few times a week13219.4
3) Once a week243.5
4) Less than weekly558.1
5) Never9013.2
Missing2 
TOTAL681100.0
189) Race: White (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked253.7
1) Checked65896.3
TOTAL683100.0
190) Race: Black (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67298.4
1) Checked111.6
TOTAL683100.0
191) Race: Indian or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68199.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL683100.0
192) Race: Asian (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67899.3
1) Checked50.7
TOTAL683100.0
193) Race: Hispanic (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67799.1
1) Checked60.9
TOTAL683100.0
194) Race: Some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68099.6
1) Checked30.4
TOTAL683100.0
195) Describe total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00020.3
2) $10,000- $14,99960.9
3) $15,000- $19,99971.1
4) $20,000- $29,999355.5
5) $30,000- $39,999467.3
6) $40,000- $49,999416.5
7) $50,000- $59,999558.7
8) $60,000- $69,999599.3
9) $70,000- $79,9996710.6
10) $80,000- $89,999487.6
11) $90,000- $99,999416.5
12) $100,000- $124,9999114.4
13) $125,000- $149,999345.4
14) $150,000 or more10015.8
Missing51 
TOTAL632100.0
196) 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) Yes59988.0
2) No8212.0
Missing2 
TOTAL681100.0
197) 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) Yes67499.4
2) No40.6
Missing5 
TOTAL678100.0
198) Best estimate of the amount given: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5907385.45158101
199) 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) Yes34753.4
2) No30346.6
Missing33 
TOTAL650100.0
200) Best estimate of the amount given: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30724418.7143392
201) 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) Yes57987.1
2) No8612.9
Missing18 
TOTAL665100.0
202) Best estimate of the amount given: special appeal? (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50816124.945124579
203) Did you contribute to all religious causes (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33151.8
2) No30848.2
Missing44 
TOTAL639100.0
204) Amount contribute: all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL29518744.637129329
205) Did you contribute to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61892.9
2) No477.1
Missing18 
TOTAL665100.0
206) Best estimate of the amount given: non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL55312140.79499130
207) State (STATE)
208) Total Member (TOT_MEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL683745.078840
209) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast12618.4
2) Midwest18426.9
3) South27840.7
4) West9513.9
TOTAL683100.0
210) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40436.4
2) 40-4915022.2
3) 50-6427340.4
4) 65+21031.1
Missing7 
TOTAL676100.0
211) I-INCOME: Describe total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000152.4
2) $20K-$49,99912219.3
3) $50K-$99,99927042.7
4) $100K+22535.6
Missing51 
TOTAL632100.0
212) 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) Democrat18928.0
2) Independent11717.3
3) Republican36053.3
4) Other91.3
Missing8 
TOTAL675100.0
213) I-EDUC: Your highest level of education completed (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
4) High school diploma548.8
5) Some college10617.2
6) Graduated from college16626.9
7) Some graduate work8914.4
8) Graduate degree20232.7
Missing66 
TOTAL617100.0