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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel identification number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44910976.998581
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) Yes35489.6
2) No4110.4
Missing54 
TOTAL395100.0
3) [IF "YES" AWARE] Were you aware that there are a total of 66 PC(USA)-related colleges and universities? (AWARE66)
TOTAL%
1) Yes348.4
2) No, I didn't know there were that many20049.3
4) No, I had no idea how many there were17242.4
Missing43 
TOTAL406100.0
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) Yes28765.1
2) No15434.9
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
5) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities provide some of the best education available in the U.S. (BEST_EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6314.3
2) Agree17840.3
3) Not sure19243.4
4) Disagree92.0
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
6) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities depend on the Presbyterian Church for a large share of their budgets. (BUDGET)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree51.1
2) Agree8218.6
3) Not sure29266.2
4) Disagree5011.3
5) Strongly disagree122.7
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
7) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities don't emphasize their church ties as much as they should. (EMPH_TIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree214.8
2) Agree13931.5
3) Not sure22049.9
4) Disagree6113.8
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
8) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities should do more to teach students about Christian faith. (TEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree337.5
2) Agree15936.1
3) Not sure20346.1
4) Disagree4410.0
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
9) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities should do more to help students grow in their own spirituality. (GROW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree419.3
2) Agree20646.7
3) Not sure16838.1
4) Disagree265.9
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
10) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities differ little in their curricula from most public colleges and universities. (DIF_CURR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree112.5
2) Agree12929.5
3) Not sure23253.1
4) Disagree6013.7
5) Strongly disagree51.1
Missing12 
TOTAL437100.0
11) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities provide good value in higher education. (GOOD_EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5011.4
2) Agree21950.0
3) Not sure16237.0
4) Disagree71.6
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
12) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities should give priority to Presbyterians over others who want to attend. (PRIORITY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree306.8
2) Agree16737.8
3) Not sure12929.2
4) Disagree10423.5
5) Strongly disagree122.7
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
13) In general, Presbyterian colleges and universities are in financial trouble. (FIN_TROU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree102.3
2) Agree4710.7
3) Not sure35280.0
4) Disagree296.6
5) Strongly disagree20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
14) The PC(USA) should increase the financial support it currently provides to Presbyterian colleges and universities. (INC_FIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree173.9
2) Agree11927.2
3) Not sure25658.4
4) Disagree429.6
5) Strongly disagree40.9
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
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) Essential5211.7
2) Very important12828.8
3) Important19443.6
4) Not very important388.5
5) Not at all important30.7
6) Not sure306.7
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
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 important29165.1
2) Important13229.5
3) Somewhat important204.5
4) Not important10.2
5) No opinion30.7
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
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 important5311.9
2) Important23753.1
3) Somewhat important13129.4
4) Not important184.0
5) No opinion71.6
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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 important337.6
2) Important17840.7
3) Somewhat important17439.8
4) Not important409.2
5) No opinion122.7
Missing12 
TOTAL437100.0
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 important163.6
2) Important11526.1
3) Somewhat important20446.3
4) Not important9120.6
5) No opinion153.4
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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 important184.1
2) Important5512.5
3) Somewhat important17740.2
4) Not important16136.6
5) No opinion296.6
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
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 important40.9
2) Important102.3
3) Somewhat important11226.0
4) Not important22552.3
5) No opinion7918.4
Missing19 
TOTAL430100.0
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 important16938.1
2) Important21648.6
3) Somewhat important419.2
4) Not important112.5
5) No opinion71.6
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 important17539.2
2) Important24053.8
3) Somewhat important245.4
4) Not important20.4
5) No opinion51.1
Missing3 
TOTAL446100.0
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 important337.5
2) Important17740.2
3) Somewhat important16537.5
4) No important5211.8
5) No opinion133.0
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
25) Have you attended college as an undergraduate in the past three years? (YOU_COL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44498.9
1) Checked51.1
TOTAL449100.0
26) Have your child(ren) attended college as (an) undergraduate(s) in the past three years? (CHL_COL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39387.5
1) Checked5612.5
TOTAL449100.0
27) Have other close family member attended college as an undergraduate in the past three years? (OTH_COL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37483.3
1) Checked7516.7
TOTAL449100.0
28) Do you attend college as an undergraduate now? (YOU_COL2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43697.1
1) Checked132.9
TOTAL449100.0
29) Do(es) your child(ren) attend college as (an) undergraduate(s) now? (CHL_COL2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38986.6
1) Checked6013.4
TOTAL449100.0
30) Does other close family member attend college as an undergraduate now? (OTH_COL2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35378.6
1) Checked9621.4
TOTAL449100.0
31) Do you plan to attend college as an undergraduate in the next three year? (YOU_COL3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43997.8
1) Checked102.2
TOTAL449100.0
32) Do(es) your child(ren) plan to attend college as (an) undergraduate(s) in the next three year? (CHL_COL3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38886.4
1) Checked6113.6
TOTAL449100.0
33) Does other close family member plan to attend college as an undergraduate in the next three year? (OTH_COL3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36581.3
1) Checked8418.7
TOTAL449100.0
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-related14132.5
2) Other81.8
3) Both similarly8118.7
4) Don't know20447.0
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
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-related12328.1
2) Other30.7
3) Both similarly10924.9
4) Don't know20246.2
Missing12 
TOTAL437100.0
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-related11125.6
2) Other81.8
3) Both similarly11225.8
4) Don't know20346.8
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
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-related7817.9
2) Other194.4
3) Both similarly12729.2
4) Don't know21148.5
Missing14 
TOTAL435100.0
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-related7918.2
2) Other286.5
3) Both similarly12127.9
4) Don't know20647.5
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
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-related163.7
2) Other7316.9
3) Both similarly12629.1
4) Don't know21850.3
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
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-related214.8
2) Other8018.5
3) Both similarly15235.1
4) Don't know18041.6
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
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-related11727.0
2) Other71.6
3) Both similarly11827.3
4) Don't know19144.1
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
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-related10724.7
2) Other163.7
3) Both similarly9722.4
4) Don't know21349.2
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
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-related409.3
2) Other306.9
3) Both similarly16638.4
4) Don't know19645.4
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
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-related184.2
2) Other7617.6
3) Both similarly15335.4
4) Don't know18542.8
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
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-related6314.5
2) Other4811.1
3) Both similarly12729.3
4) Don't know19645.2
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
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-related29567.8
2) Other40.9
3) Both similarly122.8
4) Don't know12428.5
Missing14 
TOTAL435100.0
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-related21750.1
2) Other51.2
3) Both similarly6114.1
4) Don't know15034.6
Missing16 
TOTAL433100.0
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-related388.8
2) Other5312.3
3) Both similarly13631.5
4) Don't know20547.5
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
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-related347.9
2) Other337.6
3) Both similarly20447.2
4) Don't know16137.3
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
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-related6114.2
2) Other102.3
3) Both similarly19044.1
4) Don't know17039.4
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
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-related5111.9
2) Other81.9
3) Both similarly20347.3
4) Don't know16738.9
Missing20 
TOTAL429100.0
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-related40.9
2) Other23955.5
3) Both similarly276.3
4) Don't know16137.4
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
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-related27964.6
2) Other40.9
3) Both similarly255.8
4) Don't know12428.7
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
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-related4310.0
2) Other204.6
3) Both similarly15535.9
4) Don't know21449.5
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
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, always102.3
2) Yes, usually10323.3
3) Yes, but only some of the time9321.0
4) Yes, but rarely204.5
5) No5712.9
6) Don't know16036.1
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 important225.0
2) Important11927.2
3) Not very important17640.2
4) Not at all important7517.1
5) Not sure4610.5
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
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 universities9421.2
2) Presbyterian-supported campus ministry at public universities10623.9
3) Both equally14833.4
4) Don't know9521.4
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 Council133.0
2) Synods40.9
3) Presbyteries6013.9
4) Congregations21048.6
5) The colleges/universities themselves14533.6
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
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 Council153.5
2) Synods133.1
3) Presbyteries10324.3
4) Congregations11827.8
5) The colleges/universities themselves17541.3
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
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) Yes7817.9
2) No15335.1
3) Don't know20547.0
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
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 checked42193.8
1) Checked286.2
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked42795.1
1) Checked224.9
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked40189.3
1) Checked4810.7
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked40790.6
1) Checked429.4
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked42394.2
1) Checked265.8
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked43296.2
1) Checked173.8
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked44799.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked41792.9
1) Checked327.1
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked42294.0
1) Checked276.0
TOTAL449100.0
70) [IF "YES" TO PROMO] What steps has your congregation taken to promote Presbyterian colleges and universities? Other (PRO_OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43296.2
1) Checked173.8
TOTAL449100.0
71) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Pastors (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed14733.6
2) Somewhat informed6514.9
3) Not informed143.2
4) Don't know20346.5
5) Not applicable81.8
Missing12 
TOTAL437100.0
72) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Associate Pastors (ASSOCPAS)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed7718.3
2) Somewhat informed4210.0
3) Not informed81.9
4) Don't know18243.3
5) Not applicable11126.4
Missing29 
TOTAL420100.0
73) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Christian education director (EDUDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed5913.8
2) Somewhat informed6214.5
3) Not informed225.2
4) Don't know21951.3
5) Not applicable6515.2
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
74) How well-informed about Presbyterian colleges and universities are leaders in your congregation? Youth director (YOUTHDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Well informed6214.5
2) Somewhat informed5512.9
3) Not informed204.7
4) Don't know21851.1
5) Not applicable7216.9
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
75) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? Yes, I have (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40490.0
1) Checked4510.0
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked42494.4
1) Checked255.6
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked43296.2
1) Checked173.8
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked42294.0
1) Checked276.0
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked41492.2
1) Checked357.8
TOTAL449100.0
80) Have you or any members of your immediate family ever attended a Presbyterian college or university? No (ATTEND6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11425.4
1) Checked33574.6
TOTAL449100.0
81) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] Did you graduate from a Presbyterian college or university? (ATTEND7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2860.9
2) No1839.1
Missing403 
TOTAL46100.0
82) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] What degree(s) did you receive? Bachelor's degree (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42394.2
1) Checked265.8
TOTAL449100.0
83) [IF "CHECKED" TO DEGREE] If received Bachelor's degree, year received (BACHELOR)
TOTAL%
0) 4365.2
1938) 11.5
1941) 11.5
1947) 11.5
1950) 11.5
1951) 11.5
1952) 11.5
1955) 11.5
1959) 11.5
1962) 34.5
1963) 11.5
1965) 23.0
1969) 11.5
1972) 11.5
1973) 11.5
1974) 11.5
1975) 11.5
1978) 11.5
1991) 11.5
1995) 11.5
2004) 11.5
Missing383 
TOTAL66100.0
84) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] What degree(s) did you receive? Master's degree (DEGREE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44599.1
1) Checked40.9
TOTAL449100.0
85) [IF "CHECKED" TO DEGREE2] If received Master's degree, year received (MASTER)
TOTAL%
1955) 125.0
1964) 125.0
1972) 125.0
1976) 125.0
Missing445 
TOTAL4100.0
86) [IF "YES" TO ATTEND] What degree(s) did you receive? Doctoral degree (DEGREE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked449100.0
TOTAL449100.0
87) [If 'CHECKED" to DEGREE3] If received doctoral degree, year received (DOCTORAL)
TOTAL%
0) 46100.0
Missing403 
TOTAL46100.0
88) How important was its Presbyterian affiliation in your decision to attend a Presbyterian college or university? (AFFILIAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important920.0
2) Important817.8
3) Somewhat important1533.3
4) Not too important715.6
5) Not at all important613.3
Missing404 
TOTAL45100.0
89) Rate the quality of the education you received (QUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent2250.0
2) Very good1227.3
3) Good1022.7
Missing405 
TOTAL44100.0
90) How influential was the Presbyterian college or university you attended for your choice of career? (INF_CARE)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential918.0
2) Influential1122.0
3) Only a little influential816.0
4) Not influential1734.0
5) Not applicable510.0
Missing399 
TOTAL50100.0
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 influential12.0
2) Influential816.0
3) Only a little influential48.0
4) Not influential3060.0
5) Not applicable714.0
Missing399 
TOTAL50100.0
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 influential24.2
2) Influential510.4
3) Only a little influential24.2
4) Not influential2552.1
5) Not applicable1429.2
Missing401 
TOTAL48100.0
93) How influential was the Presbyterian college or university you attended for your decision on whom to marry? (INF_MARR)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential36.1
2) Influential816.3
3) Only a little influential36.1
4) Not influential2449.0
5) Not applicable1122.4
Missing400 
TOTAL49100.0
94) How close to your congregation is the closest Presbyterian college or university? (CLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 25 miles7317.1
2) 25-99 miles12429.0
3) 100-499 miles10825.3
4) 500 or more miles214.9
5) Don't know10123.7
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
95) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members449100.0
TOTAL449100.0
96) Response form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper40389.8
2) Web4610.2
TOTAL449100.0
97) Identification Number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL449976.998581
98) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44118.97116
99) How many months have you been a member of your current congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
1) 17.1
6) 642.9
7) 17.1
9) 17.1
10) 321.4
11) 214.3
Missing435 
TOTAL14100.0
100) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile337.5
1) 17015.9
2) 28419.1
3) 35011.4
4) 4265.9
5) 54710.7
6) 6163.6
7) 7102.3
8) 871.6
9) 992.1
10) 10265.9
11) 1130.7
12) 1251.1
13) 1340.9
14) 1451.1
15) 15163.6
17) 1720.5
18) 1840.9
19) 1910.2
20) 2071.6
21) 2110.2
24) 2410.2
25) 2551.1
27) 2710.2
28) 2810.2
35) 3510.2
39) 3910.2
40) 4010.2
200) 20010.2
999) Don't know10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL439100.0
101) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37182.6
1) Checked7817.4
TOTAL449100.0
102) Approximate number of members (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL321705.003792
103) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17238.7
2) No27261.3
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
104) If yes elder, are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes197.9
2) No22292.1
Missing208 
TOTAL241100.0
105) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14131.8
2) No30268.2
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
106) If yes deacon, are you serving now on session? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2311.2
2) No18388.8
Missing243 
TOTAL206100.0
107) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42294.0
1) Checked276.0
TOTAL449100.0
108) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34877.5
1) Checked10122.5
TOTAL449100.0
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 checked43496.7
1) Checked153.3
TOTAL449100.0
110) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40189.3
1) Checked4810.7
TOTAL449100.0
111) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35178.2
1) Checked9821.8
TOTAL449100.0
112) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43997.8
1) Checked102.2
TOTAL449100.0
113) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38084.6
1) Checked6915.4
TOTAL449100.0
114) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37483.3
1) Checked7516.7
TOTAL449100.0
115) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33775.1
1) Checked11224.9
TOTAL449100.0
116) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.4
2) Less than once a year40.9
3) Once-twice a year61.3
4) Several times a year265.8
5) Once a month368.1
6) 2-3 times a month7516.8
7) Nearly every week17639.4
8) Every week12227.3
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
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 Hours11024.8
2) 1-2 Hours8920.1
3) 3-5 Hours11325.5
4) 6-10 Hours8318.7
5) 11-20 Hours347.7
6) More than 20 Hours143.2
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 Hours14833.3
2) 1-2 Hours11425.7
3) 3-5 Hours8418.9
4) 6-10 Hours5612.6
5) 11-20 Hours276.1
6) More than 20 Hours153.4
Missing5 
TOTAL444100.0
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 Hours25557.7
2) 1-2 Hours9822.2
3) 3-5 Hours4610.4
4) 6-10 Hours265.9
5) 11-20 Hours51.1
6) More than 20 Hours122.7
Missing7 
TOTAL442100.0
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 Hours16738.3
2) 1-2 Hours10624.3
3) 3-5 Hours7918.1
4) 6-10 Hours4510.3
5) 11-20 Hours194.4
6) More than 20 Hours204.6
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
121) Frequency: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily7818.3
2) Several times a week5913.8
3) Weekly4510.5
4) Several times a month5011.7
5) Once a month317.3
6) Several times a year7818.3
7) Once a year or less5212.2
8) Never348.0
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
122) Frequency: Read Bible with family-friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily133.3
2) Several times a week153.8
3) Weekly4611.5
4) Several times a month266.5
5) Once a month246.0
6) Several times a year6616.5
7) Once a year or less6215.5
8) Never14837.0
Missing49 
TOTAL400100.0
123) Frequency: Attend Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily30.7
2) Several times a week71.7
3) Weekly8220.4
4) Several times a month246.0
5) Once a month256.2
6) Several times a year358.7
7) Once a year or less5112.7
8) Never17443.4
Missing48 
TOTAL401100.0
124) Frequency: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily28264.7
2) Several times a week7717.7
3) Weekly204.6
4) Several times a month276.2
5) Once a month51.1
6) Several times a year163.7
7) Once a year or less51.1
8) Never40.9
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
125) Frequency: Pray with family-friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily9723.2
2) Several times a week5212.4
3) Weekly5513.1
4) Several times a month409.5
5) Once a month204.8
6) Several times a year6114.6
7) Once a year or less153.6
8) Never7918.9
Missing30 
TOTAL419100.0
126) Frequency: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily20.5
2) Several times a week41.0
3) Weekly246.1
4) Several times a month133.3
5) Once a month133.3
6) Several times a year297.3
7) Once a year or less4812.1
8) Never26366.4
Missing53 
TOTAL396100.0
127) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35179.8
2) No8820.0
3) Not sure10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
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) Baptist329.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)102.8
3) Episcopal154.2
4) Lutheran287.8
5) Methodist5114.3
6) Presbyterian15543.4
7) Other Presbyterian72.0
8) Reformed61.7
9) Roman Catholic133.6
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)195.3
11) Independent or non-denominational51.4
12) Other164.5
Missing92 
TOTAL357100.0
129) In what religious denomination were you raised? (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist5111.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)122.7
3) Episcopal112.5
4) Lutheran224.9
5) Methodist6514.6
6) Presbyterian19443.6
7) Other Presbyterian30.7
8) Reformed112.5
9) Roman Catholic184.0
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)143.1
11) Independent or non-denominational61.3
12) None92.0
13) Other296.5
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
130) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44019.35718
131) Which of the following describes your currrent stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative255.7
2) Conservative15234.5
3) Moderate18141.0
4) Liberal6514.7
5) Very liberal184.1
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
132) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26059.0
2) No18141.0
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
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) Yes17439.8
2) No26360.2
Missing12 
TOTAL437100.0
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.5512.4
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.16938.1
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.17439.3
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.378.4
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.61.4
7) Don't know20.5
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
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 world286.6
2) Is a true account of how God created the world23053.9
3) Reflects human feelings about how world might been created16939.6
Missing22 
TOTAL427100.0
136) An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4610.5
2) Agree12729.0
3) Not sure6414.6
4) Disagree16637.9
5) Strongly disagree358.0
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
137) All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find the ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree276.2
2) Agree9621.9
3) Not sure9521.7
4) Disagree13430.6
5) Strongly disagree8619.6
Missing11 
TOTAL438100.0
138) There is a life beyond death. (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28063.6
2) Agree10223.2
3) Not sure5011.4
4) Disagree61.4
5) Strongly disagree20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
139) The only absolute Truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16738.5
2) Agree12228.1
3) Not sure8820.3
4) Disagree4410.1
5) Strongly disagree133.0
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
140) Jesus will return to earth someday. (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19243.5
2) Agree11325.6
3) Not sure10824.5
4) Disagree194.3
5) Strongly disagree92.0
Missing8 
TOTAL441100.0
141) Only followers of Jesus christ can be saved. (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9020.6
2) Agree8820.2
3) Not sure9622.0
4) Disagree11125.5
5) Strongly disagree5111.7
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
142) It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13630.9
2) Agree23152.5
3) Not sure4610.5
4) Disagree245.5
5) Strongly disagree30.7
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
143) The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14131.8
2) Agree14933.6
3) Not sure8419.0
4) Disagree4710.6
5) Strongly disagree225.0
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
144) Jesus was born of a virgin. (VIRGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17941.1
2) Agree15435.3
3) Not sure6615.1
4) Disagree245.5
5) Strongly disagree133.0
Missing13 
TOTAL436100.0
145) We should respect other world religions and quit trying to impose Christianity on them. (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5412.4
2) Agree15535.7
3) Not sure8920.5
4) Disagree10524.2
5) Strongly disagree317.1
Missing15 
TOTAL434100.0
146) There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25657.3
2) Agree14833.1
3) Not sure378.3
4) Disagree20.4
5) Strongly disagree40.9
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
147) There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18942.7
2) Agree12027.1
3) Not sure9922.3
4) Disagree184.1
5) Strongly disagree173.8
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
148) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female28363.2
2) Male16536.8
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
149) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44757.97816
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 farm378.4
2) On a farm143.2
3) Small city or town (under 50,000)12327.8
4) Medium-size city (50,000-250,000)7617.2
5) Suburb near medium-size city449.9
6) Large city (over 250,000)5011.3
7) Suburb near a large city9922.3
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
151) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married34076.7
2) Not married10323.3
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
152) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married3532.4
2) Yes, now widowed4440.7
3) Yes, now divorced2422.2
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced54.6
Missing341 
TOTAL108100.0
153) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No27582.3
2) Yes, was widowed72.1
3) Yes, was divorced4914.7
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced30.9
Missing115 
TOTAL334100.0
154) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised. (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist3811.2
2) Disciples of Christ92.7
3) Episcopal113.2
4) Lutheran195.6
5) Methodist5315.6
6) Presbyterian Church10230.1
8) Reformed61.8
9) Roman Catholic5014.7
10) UCC123.5
11) Non-denominational30.9
12) None92.7
13) Other278.0
Missing110 
TOTAL339100.0
155) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife is currently in. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.6
3) Episcopal20.6
4) Lutheran10.3
5) Methodist10.3
6) Presbyterian Church27687.1
7) Other Presbyterian10.3
9) Roman Catholic103.2
10) UCC20.6
11) Non-denominational10.3
12) None175.4
13) Other41.3
Missing132 
TOTAL317100.0
156) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never103.2
2) Less than once a year82.5
3) About once-twice a year227.0
4) Several times a year175.4
5) About once a month247.6
6) 2-3 times a month4213.4
7) Nearly every week11737.3
8) Every week7423.6
Missing135 
TOTAL314100.0
157) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never3136.0
2) Less than once a year1011.6
3) About once-twice a year1820.9
4) Several times a year1214.0
5) About once a month22.3
6) 2-3 times a month22.3
7) Nearly every week55.8
8) Every week67.0
Missing363 
TOTAL86100.0
158) Your employment status: Full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30968.8
1) Checked14031.2
TOTAL449100.0
159) Your employment status: Part-employed (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39688.2
1) Checked5311.8
TOTAL449100.0
160) Your employment status: Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42193.8
1) Checked286.2
TOTAL449100.0
161) Your employment status: Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44098.0
1) Checked92.0
TOTAL449100.0
162) Your employment status: Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28162.6
1) Checked16837.4
TOTAL449100.0
163) Your employment status: Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40289.5
1) Checked4710.5
TOTAL449100.0
164) Your employment status: Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43496.7
1) Checked153.3
TOTAL449100.0
165) Your employment status: Other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43997.8
1) Checked102.2
TOTAL449100.0
166) Spouse employment status: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30968.8
1) Checked14031.2
TOTAL449100.0
167) Spouse employment status: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42394.2
1) Checked265.8
TOTAL449100.0
168) Spouse employment status: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42294.0
1) Checked276.0
TOTAL449100.0
169) Spouse employment status: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44699.3
1) Checked30.7
TOTAL449100.0
170) Spouse employment status: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34877.5
1) Checked10122.5
TOTAL449100.0
171) Spouse employment status: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41993.3
1) Checked306.7
TOTAL449100.0
172) Spouse employment status: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked449100.0
TOTAL449100.0
173) Spouse employment status: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44899.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL449100.0
174) Indicate your average hours worked per week (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0187.0
1) 110.4
2) 220.8
3) 320.8
4) 431.2
5) 510.4
6) 620.8
8) 810.4
9) 920.8
10) 10124.7
12) 1241.6
14) 1410.4
15) 1531.2
16) 1610.4
18) 1820.8
20) 20114.3
22) 2210.4
24) 2452.0
25) 2562.3
26) 2610.4
27) 2710.4
28) 2810.4
30) 3093.5
31) 3110.4
32) 3231.2
33) 3310.4
35) 3583.1
36) 3610.4
37) 3720.8
38) 3831.2
40) 406726.2
41) 4110.4
42) 4231.2
43) 4320.8
44) 4420.8
45) 45135.1
46) 4610.4
47) 4710.4
48) 4820.8
50) 502810.9
52) 5220.8
53) 5310.4
55) 55103.9
60) 6062.3
62) 6210.4
70) 7010.4
75) 7510.4
99) Don't know52.0
Missing193 
TOTAL256100.0
175) Average hours spouse worked per week (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0209.0
4) 420.9
6) 610.4
8) 831.3
10) 1020.9
12) 1210.4
14) 1410.4
15) 1531.3
16) 1620.9
17) 1710.4
20) 20125.4
25) 2520.9
28) 2820.9
30) 3052.2
32) 3231.3
35) 3573.1
37) 3720.9
38) 3810.4
40) 405725.6
42) 4210.4
43) 4310.4
44) 4420.9
45) 45229.9
46) 4620.9
47) 4720.9
48) 4820.9
50) 503113.9
53) 5310.4
54) 5410.4
55) 5583.6
57) 5710.4
60) 60146.3
65) 6510.4
70) 7031.3
80) 8010.4
99) Don't know31.3
Missing226 
TOTAL223100.0
176) Your highest level of education completed (EDU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school102.4
4) High school diploma429.9
5) Some college8319.5
6) Graduated from college10925.6
7) Some graduate work5613.2
8) Graduate degree12529.4
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0
177) Spouse's highest level of education completed (SEDU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school61.8
4) High school diploma3911.9
5) Some college6519.9
6) Graduated from college9328.4
7) Some graduate work268.0
8) Graduate degree9830.0
Missing122 
TOTAL327100.0
178) How many children do you have? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None6314.1
1) 15111.4
2) 217438.8
3) 39922.1
4) 4439.6
5) 5122.7
6) 640.9
7) 710.2
9) 910.2
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
179) Number of persons living in household (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.5913.2
2) Two of us23352.0
3) Three of us6614.7
4) Four of us6113.6
5) Five of us184.0
6) Six of us51.1
7) Seven or more of us20.4
8) Not applicable40.9
Missing1 
TOTAL448100.0
180) Number aged under 6 years (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None11975.3
1) 12616.5
2) 2106.3
3) 321.3
4) 410.6
Missing291 
TOTAL158100.0
181) Number aged 6-12 years (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None11164.5
1) 13922.7
2) 22011.6
3) 321.2
Missing277 
TOTAL172100.0
182) Number aged 13-17 years (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None10761.5
1) 14928.2
2) 2179.8
3) 310.6
Missing275 
TOTAL174100.0
183) Number aged 18-24 years (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None11178.7
1) 12215.6
2) 253.5
3) 332.1
Missing308 
TOTAL141100.0
184) Number aged 25-older (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None102.3
1) 16114.2
2) 234079.3
3) 3184.2
Missing20 
TOTAL429100.0
185) Describe all people in the household in which you live. (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Single adult, living alone5212.1
2) Single parent, living with one or more children163.7
3) Married couple, no children in household20647.8
4) Married couple, living with one or more children13130.4
5) Some other arrangement266.0
Missing18 
TOTAL431100.0
186) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat12227.5
2) Independent6013.5
3) Republican25056.4
4) Other112.5
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
187) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often21548.3
2) Few times a week8920.0
3) Once a week163.6
4) Less than weekly409.0
5) Never8519.1
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
188) How often do you send/receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often21849.0
2) Few times a week9421.1
3) Once a week132.9
4) Less than weekly398.8
5) Never8118.2
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
189) Race: White (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102.2
1) Checked43997.8
TOTAL449100.0
190) Race: Black (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44498.9
1) Checked51.1
TOTAL449100.0
191) Race: Indian or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked449100.0
TOTAL449100.0
192) Race: Asian (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44799.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL449100.0
193) Race: Hispanic (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44799.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL449100.0
194) Race: Some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked449100.0
TOTAL449100.0
195) Describe total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00082.0
2) $10,000- $14,99941.0
3) $15,000- $19,999112.7
4) $20,000- $29,999348.4
5) $30,000- $39,999348.4
6) $40,000- $49,999389.4
7) $50,000- $59,999399.7
8) $60,000- $69,999317.7
9) $70,000- $79,999276.7
10) $80,000- $89,999246.0
11) $90,000- $99,999307.4
12) $100,000- $124,9994511.2
13) $125,000- $149,999327.9
14) $150,000 or more4611.4
Missing46 
TOTAL403100.0
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) Yes36582.0
2) No7416.6
3) Don't know61.3
Missing4 
TOTAL445100.0
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) Yes42496.4
2) No163.6
Missing9 
TOTAL440100.0
198) Best estimate of the amount given: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37726231.544152507
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) Yes19447.4
2) No21552.6
Missing40 
TOTAL409100.0
200) Best estimate of the amount given: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17652790.381220611
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) Yes33579.0
2) No8921.0
Missing25 
TOTAL424100.0
202) Best estimate of the amount given: special appeal? (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
0) None62.0
5) 531.0
7) 710.3
10) 1093.0
17) 1710.3
20) 20258.3
25) 25175.6
30) 3062.0
35) 3510.3
40) 4072.3
45) 4510.3
50) 503913.0
60) 6020.7
65) 6510.3
75) 7510.3
80) 8020.7
100) 1005819.3
105) 10510.3
110) 11010.3
115) 11510.3
120) 12010.3
125) 12531.0
135) 13510.3
150) 15072.3
190) 19010.3
195) 19510.3
200) 2003110.3
250) 25031.0
270) 27010.3
300) 300113.7
315) 31510.3
400) 40072.3
450) 45010.3
500) 500196.3
575) 57510.3
600) 60031.0
700) 70010.3
750) 75020.7
900) 90020.7
1000) 100020.7
1200) 120010.3
1394) 139410.3
1850) 185010.3
2000) 200020.7
3500) 350010.3
999999) Don't know134.3
Missing148 
TOTAL301100.0
203) Did you contribute to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17943.1
2) No23656.9
Missing34 
TOTAL415100.0
204) Best estimate of the amount given: all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) None126.9
10) 1063.4
18) 1810.6
20) 2042.3
25) 25137.4
30) 3021.1
40) 4010.6
50) 502011.4
60) 6021.1
70) 7010.6
75) 7521.1
100) 1001910.9
105) 10510.6
125) 12521.1
150) 15031.7
180) 18021.1
200) 200116.3
250) 25042.3
265) 26510.6
300) 300137.4
320) 32010.6
400) 40021.1
456) 45610.6
480) 48010.6
500) 50095.1
660) 66010.6
800) 80010.6
940) 94010.6
1000) 100095.1
1100) 110010.6
1500) 150021.1
1600) 160010.6
2000) 200021.1
2300) 230010.6
2500) 250021.1
2555) 255510.6
3000) 300031.7
3400) 340010.6
4000) 400021.1
5000) 500021.1
6000) 600010.6
6300) 630010.6
10000) 1000010.6
70000) 7000010.6
999999) Don't know74.0
Missing274 
TOTAL175100.0
205) Did you contribute to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39691.7
2) No368.3
Missing17 
TOTAL432100.0
206) Best estimate of the amount given: non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL35534847.425180809
207) State (STATE)
208) Total Member (TOT_MEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL449716.39740
209) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast7416.5
2) Midwest13429.8
3) South16035.6
4) West8118.0
TOTAL449100.0
210) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 406013.4
2) 40-498519.0
3) 50-6413029.1
4) 65+17238.5
Missing2 
TOTAL447100.0
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 $20,000235.7
2) $20K-$49,99910626.3
3) $50K-$99,99915137.5
4) $100K+12330.5
Missing46 
TOTAL403100.0
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) Democrat12227.5
2) Independent6013.5
3) Republican25056.4
4) Other112.5
Missing6 
TOTAL443100.0
213) I-EDUC: Your highest level of education completed (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school102.4
4) High school diploma429.9
5) Some college8319.5
6) Graduated from college10925.6
7) Some graduate work5613.2
8) Graduate degree12529.4
Missing24 
TOTAL425100.0