Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2005 - Hymnals, Members

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) New code (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32310967.26571
2) In your opinion, how likely is it that the PC(USA) will need a new hymnal by the year 2013? (NEW_HYM)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely5720.7
2) Generally likely6122.2
3) Not too likely8631.3
4) Not at all likely5118.5
5) No opinion145.1
6) More than one response checked62.2
Missing48 
TOTAL275100.0
3) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Newer hymns will have been written and need to be included (WHY_NEW2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23773.4
1) Checked8626.6
TOTAL323100.0
4) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Some hymns should be retired (WHY_NEW3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26883.0
1) Checked5517.0
TOTAL323100.0
5) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Different hymns will be needed to reflect the changing cultural/racial/ethnic composition of the church (WHY_NEW4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25578.9
1) Checked6821.1
TOTAL323100.0
6) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Congregational song preferences will have shifted such that many worshipers will want a different collection of hymns (WHY_NEW5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24375.2
1) Checked8024.8
TOTAL323100.0
7) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Younger worshipers will want more contemporary hymns (WHY_NEW6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22268.7
1) Checked10131.3
TOTAL323100.0
8) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Other (specify) (WHY_NEW7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29892.3
1) Checked257.7
TOTAL323100.0
9) [IF "NOT TOO LIKELY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely not be needed then? The Presbyterian Hymnal (1990) will continue to be contemporary long past 2013 (WHY_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21767.2
1) Checked10632.8
TOTAL323100.0
10) [IF "NOT TOO LIKELY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely not be needed then? Hymnal supplements will be available for those who want newer hymns (WHY_NO2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24475.5
1) Checked7924.5
TOTAL323100.0
11) [IF "NOT TOO LIKELY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely not be needed then? Fewer congregations will want a denominational hymnal, opting instead to put together their own collections of hymns (WHY_NO3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29390.7
1) Checked309.3
TOTAL323100.0
12) [IF "NOT TOO LIKELY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely not be needed then? More congregations will project hymns on a screen, and not need a printed hymnal (WHY_NO4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26281.1
1) Checked6118.9
TOTAL323100.0
13) [IF "NOT TOO LIKELY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely not be needed then? Other (WHY_NO5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30193.2
1) Checked226.8
TOTAL323100.0
14) The Presbyterian Church has published a new hymnal approximately every 20 years. In general, do you think interval is (PUB_NEW)
TOTAL%
1) Too frequent6721.1
2) Not frequent enough3511.0
3) About the right length15749.4
4) Not sure5918.6
Missing5 
TOTAL318100.0
15) How important is it to pass on Christian identity to the next generation? (CHRST_ID)
TOTAL%
1) Very essential22570.3
2) Generally important5818.1
3) Important309.4
4) Not very important41.3
6) Don't know30.9
Missing3 
TOTAL320100.0
16) How important is it to pass on Presbyterian identity, as distinct from Christian identity, to the next generation? (PRES_ID)
TOTAL%
1) Very essential4915.5
2) Generally important9229.1
3) Important8526.9
4) Not very important6620.9
5) Not at all important185.7
6) Don't know61.9
Missing7 
TOTAL316100.0
17) A denominational hymnal is an important resource for the formation of Christian identity. (FORM_CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6621.2
2) Agree13744.1
3) Neutral or unsure7925.4
4) Disagree268.4
5) Strongly disagree31.0
Missing12 
TOTAL311100.0
18) A denominational hymnal is an important resource for the formation of denominational identity. (FORM_DEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4314.2
2) Agree10835.8
3) Neutral or unsure10635.1
4) Disagree4013.2
5) Strongly disagree51.7
Missing21 
TOTAL302100.0
19) A denominational hymnal should guide the church in its theological thinking and faith formation. (GUID_THE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5216.9
2) Agree10534.2
3) Neutral or unsure10233.2
4) Disagree4414.3
5) Strongly disagree41.3
Missing16 
TOTAL307100.0
20) A denominational hymnal should be a reflection of what is currently being sung across the church. (REF_SUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3511.5
2) Agree13544.4
3) Neutral or unsure10133.2
4) Disagree268.6
5) Strongly disagree72.3
Missing19 
TOTAL304100.0
21) How interested are you, personally, in the PC(USA) developing a new hymnal to be published in the year 2013? (HYMN_PUB)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested3811.9
2) Generally interested5717.9
3) A little interested7523.5
4) Not interested12940.4
5) No opinion206.3
Missing4 
TOTAL319100.0
22) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in hymns (both words and music) from other countries (HYM_COUN)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested144.5
2) Generally interested5317.0
3) A little interested9731.2
4) Not interested13744.1
5) No opinion103.2
Missing12 
TOTAL311100.0
23) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in contemporary praise choruses (HYM_CONT)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested6320.5
2) Generally interested5718.5
3) A little interested9530.8
4) Not interested8427.3
5) No opinion92.9
Missing15 
TOTAL308100.0
24) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in new liturgical materials (aids to worship) (HYM_LITU)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested3310.9
2) Generally interested8929.4
3) A little interested8829.0
4) Not interested7023.1
5) No opinion237.6
Missing20 
TOTAL303100.0
25) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in gospel music (HYM_GOSP)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested4614.8
2) Generally interested10533.9
3) A little interested8126.1
4) Not interested6420.6
5) No opinion144.5
Missing13 
TOTAL310100.0
26) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in taiz (HYM_TAIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested134.4
2) Generally interested186.1
3) A little interested3712.6
4) Not interested8729.7
5) No opinion13847.1
Missing30 
TOTAL293100.0
27) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in other musical style(s) (HYM_OTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested147.6
2) Generally interested126.5
3) A little interested137.1
4) Not interested4021.7
5) No opinion10557.1
Missing139 
TOTAL184100.0
28) How interested would you be in a new hymnal including the following liturgical resource (aid to worship)? Creeds or confessions (HYM_CREE)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested9228.8
2) Generally interested11134.8
3) A little interested5517.2
4) Not interested4614.4
5) No opinion154.7
Missing4 
TOTAL319100.0
29) How interested would you be in a new hymnal including the following liturgical resource (aid to worship)? Liturgy for the Lord's Supper (HYM_SUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested8225.8
2) Generally interested10733.6
3) A little interested5617.6
4) Not interested6018.9
5) No opinion134.1
Missing5 
TOTAL318100.0
30) How interested would you be in a new hymnal including the following liturgical resource (aid to worship)? Liturgy for baptism (HYM_BAPT)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested6821.5
2) Generally interested10633.5
3) A little interested5718.0
4) Not interested7022.2
5) No opinion154.7
Missing7 
TOTAL316100.0
31) How interested would you be in a new hymnal including the following liturgical resource (aid to worship)? Liturgy for receiving new members (HYM_NEWM)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested6119.2
2) Generally interested10232.1
3) A little interested6520.4
4) Not interested7523.6
5) No opinion154.7
Missing5 
TOTAL318100.0
32) How interested would you be in a new hymnal including the following liturgical resource (aid to worship)? Liturgy for ordaining/installing elders (HYM_ELDE)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested5918.6
2) Generally interested9931.2
3) A little interested6520.5
4) Not interested7724.3
5) No opinion175.4
Missing6 
TOTAL317100.0
33) Given that the inclusion of liturgical resources would mean less space for hymns in a new hymnal, how many total pages in such a hymnal would you want to be used for liturgical resources? (PAGES)
TOTAL%
0) 0248.2
3) 310.3
5) 53411.6
6) 610.3
7) 731.0
8) 862.0
10) 10279.2
12) 1231.0
15) 1582.7
20) 20165.4
25) 2562.0
30) 3041.4
35) 3520.7
40) 4010.3
50) 50155.1
60) 6020.7
75) 7510.3
100) 10062.0
150) 15010.3
200) 20072.4
201) 20110.3
206) 20620.7
300) 30010.3
306) 30610.3
999) No opinion12141.2
Missing29 
TOTAL294100.0
34) Does your congregation usually use a hymnal or hymnal supplement in worship? (SUPPLEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28293.7
2) No196.3
Missing22 
TOTAL301100.0
35) [IF "NO" TO SUPPLEM] What resources for congregational singing are used instead? (INSTEAD)
TOTAL%
1) The 1933 Presbyterian Hymnal (green cover)51.7
2) The 1955 Presbyterian Hymnbook (red cover)258.4
3) The 1970 Worship book with hymns (blue cover)134.4
4) The 1990 Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover)19364.8
5) Lift Up Your Hearts10.3
7) Other196.4
8) Don't know3812.8
9) Hymns for the Family of God41.3
Missing25 
TOTAL298100.0
36) How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with this hymnal? (SATISF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied6622.2
2) Satisfied12140.7
3) Both satisfied and dissatisfied7324.6
4) Dissatisfied186.1
5) Very dissatisfied51.7
6) No opinion144.7
Missing26 
TOTAL297100.0
37) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Lift Up Your Hearts (SUPPLE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31697.8
1) Checked72.2
TOTAL323100.0
38) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Sing the Faith (SUPPLE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31196.3
1) Checked123.7
TOTAL323100.0
39) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Hymns We Love to Sing (SUPPLE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31998.8
1) Checked41.2
TOTAL323100.0
40) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Sing a New Creation (SUPPLE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32199.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL323100.0
41) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? The 1933 Presbyterian Hymnal (green cover) (SUPPLE7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32099.1
1) Checked30.9
TOTAL323100.0
42) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? The 1955 Presbyterian Hymnal (red cover) (SUPPLE8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30193.2
1) Checked226.8
TOTAL323100.0
43) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? The 1970 Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover) (SUPPLE9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31396.9
1) Checked103.1
TOTAL323100.0
44) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? The 1990 Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover) (SUPPLE10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29892.3
1) Checked257.7
TOTAL323100.0
45) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Another denomination's hymnal or supplement (SUPPLE11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32099.1
1) Checked30.9
TOTAL323100.0
46) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Other (SUPPLE12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26083.1
1) Checked5316.9
Missing10 
TOTAL313100.0
47) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? No other hymnals used (SUPPLE13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21265.6
1) Checked11134.4
TOTAL323100.0
48) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Don't know (SUPPLE14)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26381.4
1) Checked6018.6
TOTAL323100.0
49) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Praise choruses (SUPPLE15)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30895.4
1) Checked154.6
TOTAL323100.0
50) Has your congregation purchased a hymnal or hymnal supplement in the last five years? (BUY_5YR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5719.5
2) No15653.4
3) Don't know7927.1
Missing31 
TOTAL292100.0
51) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? The 1955 Presbyterian Hymnbook (red cover) (BUY_5YR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32199.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL323100.0
52) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? The 1990 Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover) (BUY_5YR3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29992.6
1) Checked247.4
TOTAL323100.0
53) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Lift Up Your Hearts (BUY_5YR4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32299.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL323100.0
54) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Sing the Faith (BUY_5YR5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31497.2
1) Checked92.8
TOTAL323100.0
55) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Hymns We Love to Sing (BUY_5YR6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32299.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL323100.0
56) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Sing A New Creation (BUY_5YR7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32299.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL323100.0
57) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Another denomination's hymnal or supplement (BUY_5YR8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32299.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL323100.0
58) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Other (BUY_5YR9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31096.0
1) Checked134.0
TOTAL323100.0
59) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Don't know (BUY_YR10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30995.7
1) Checked144.3
TOTAL323100.0
60) How many worship services does your congregation have on a typical weekend? (SERVICE)
TOTAL%
1) 112240.5
2) 211337.5
3) 34715.6
4) 4124.0
5) 531.0
6) 610.3
7) 710.3
8) 810.3
99) 99 or more10.3
Missing22 
TOTAL301100.0
61) How often does worship include congregational singing of a hymn or other song that's not found in any of the hymnals or hymnal supplements the congregation usually uses? (SING)
TOTAL%
1) Every week6323.2
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks3011.0
3) Around once a month4115.1
4) Less than once a month8330.5
5) Never3412.5
6) Don't know217.7
Missing51 
TOTAL272100.0
62) How often does your congregation use the Psalter (sing Psalms) during worship? (PSALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Every week93.3
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks145.1
3) Around once a month228.0
4) Less than once a month4817.5
5) Never10638.5
6) Don't know7627.6
Missing48 
TOTAL275100.0
63) If congregation uses a Psalter, does your congregation use a separate Psalter book or publication in worship? (PSALTER2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes129.2
2) No9774.6
3) Don't know2116.2
Missing193 
TOTAL130100.0
64) How often are contemporary praise choruses sung in worship in your congregation? (CHORUS)
TOTAL%
1) Every week7327.0
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks197.0
3) Around once a month2910.7
4) Less than once a month4617.0
5) Never5118.9
6) Not familiar with the term3312.2
7) Don't know197.0
Missing53 
TOTAL270100.0
65) How often does your congregation use video clips during worship? (VIDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Every week155.6
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks31.1
3) Around once a month134.9
4) Less than once a month7327.4
5) Never15457.9
6) Don't know83.0
Missing57 
TOTAL266100.0
66) How often does your congregation use projections on a screen or wall, using a computer (e.g., PowerPoint)? (PR_COMP)
TOTAL%
1) Every week4617.0
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks83.0
3) Around once a month83.0
4) Less than once a month6122.6
5) Never14152.2
6) Don't know62.2
Missing53 
TOTAL270100.0
67) How often does your congregation use projections on a screen or wall, using overhead transparencies? (PR_OVER)
TOTAL%
1) Every week72.7
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks62.3
3) Around once a month31.2
4) Less than once a month6725.9
5) Never16664.1
6) Don't know103.9
Missing64 
TOTAL259100.0
68) How often does your congregation use recorded music/accompaniment tracks? (RECORD)
TOTAL%
1) Every week83.0
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks145.3
3) Around once a month238.7
4) Less than once a month9636.4
5) Never11242.4
6) Don't know114.2
Missing59 
TOTAL264100.0
69) How often does your congregation use MIDI (musical instrument digital interface) (MIDI)
TOTAL%
1) Every week51.9
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks62.3
3) Around once a month41.5
4) Less than once a month5721.8
5) Never14053.4
6) Don't know5019.1
Missing61 
TOTAL262100.0
70) Over the next seven years, do you think your congregation's use of video clips in worship will increase, decrease, or stay about the same? (VIDEO2)
TOTAL%
1) Increase9129.9
2) Decrease31.0
3) Stay about the same13343.8
4) No opinion7725.3
Missing19 
TOTAL304100.0
71) Over the next seven years, do you think your congregation's use of projections on a screen or wall, using a computer (e.g., PowerPoint) in worship will increase, decrease, or stay about the same? (PR_COMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Increase10935.5
2) Decrease31.0
3) Stay about the same12540.7
4) No opinion7022.8
Missing16 
TOTAL307100.0
72) Over the next seven years, do you think your congregation's use of projections on a screen or wall, using overhead transparencies in worship will increase, decrease, or stay about the same? (PR_OVER2)
TOTAL%
1) Increase3913.0
2) Decrease289.3
3) Stay about the same14648.5
4) No opinion8829.2
Missing22 
TOTAL301100.0
73) Over the next seven years, do you think your congregation's use of MIDI (musical instrument digital interface) in worship will increase, decrease, or stay about the same? (MIDI2)
TOTAL%
1) Increase6421.3
2) Decrease41.3
3) Stay about the same10233.9
4) No opinion13143.5
Missing22 
TOTAL301100.0
74) Does your congregation have a copyright license to reproduce hymns in bulletins, for projection during worship, or for other purposes? (COPYRGH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9229.9
2) No3411.0
3) Don't know18259.1
Missing15 
TOTAL308100.0
75) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) (COPYRGH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27384.5
1) Checked5015.5
TOTAL323100.0
76) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Onelicense.net (COPYRGH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32199.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL323100.0
77) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Oregon Catholic Press (OCP) (COPYRGH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32299.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL323100.0
78) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Other (specify) (COPYRGH6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32099.1
1) Checked30.9
TOTAL323100.0
79) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Don't know (COPYRGH7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27484.8
1) Checked4915.2
TOTAL323100.0
80) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Adult choir(s) (CHOIR1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked144.3
1) Checked30995.7
TOTAL323100.0
81) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Youth choir(s) (CHOIR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17152.9
1) Checked15247.1
TOTAL323100.0
82) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Children's choir(s) (CHOIR3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10632.8
1) Checked21767.2
TOTAL323100.0
83) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Praise band/choir(s) (CHOIR4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23472.4
1) Checked8927.6
TOTAL323100.0
84) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Bell choir(s) (CHOIR5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11134.4
1) Checked21265.6
TOTAL323100.0
85) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Other (CHOIR6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28989.5
1) Checked3410.5
TOTAL323100.0
86) What choir(s) does your congregation have? We don't have any choirs (CHOIR7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31998.8
1) Checked41.2
TOTAL323100.0
87) How often does worship include hymns from the church's tradition (e.g., "Be thou My Vision"; "A Mighty Fortress") from the Presbyterian Hymnal (1990)? (TRADIT)
TOTAL%
1) Every week10239.4
2) Every 2-3 weeks7729.7
3) Around once a month3915.1
4) Less than once a month135.0
5) Never83.1
6) Don't know207.7
Missing64 
TOTAL259100.0
88) How often does your worship include hymns from other countries (e.g., "Lord, You have come to the Lakeshore/T Has Venido a la Orilla"; "Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us With Your Love") from the Presbyterian Hymnal (1990)? (COUNTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Every week20.8
2) Every 2-3 weeks176.7
3) Around once a month4417.5
4) Less than once a month9738.5
5) Never5220.6
6) Don't know4015.9
Missing71 
TOTAL252100.0
89) How often does worship include African American spirituals (e.g., "Where You There?"; "Lord, I Want to Be a Christian") from the Presbyterian Hymnal (1990)? (AFRICAN)
TOTAL%
1) Every week10.4
2) Every 2-3 weeks3212.5
3) Around once a month7328.5
4) Less than once a month10239.8
5) Never218.2
6) Don't know2710.5
Missing67 
TOTAL256100.0
90) How often does worship include psalms from the Presbyterian Hymnal (1990)? (PSALMS)
TOTAL%
1) Every week93.8
2) Every 2-3 weeks4016.9
3) Around once a month6025.3
4) Less than once a month5924.9
5) Never2611.0
6) Don't know4318.1
Missing86 
TOTAL237100.0
91) How often does worship include "newer" hymns (written approx. 1970-1990; e.g., "God of the Sparrow"; "Here I am, Lord") from the Presbyterian Hymnal (1990)? (NEWER)
TOTAL%
1) Every week197.4
2) Every 2-3 weeks7428.8
3) Around once a month9336.2
4) Less than once a month3814.8
5) Never114.3
6) Don't know228.6
Missing66 
TOTAL257100.0
92) How often does worship include hymns from the church's tradition from a different hymnal, hymnal supplement, or other source? (TRADIT2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week5320.5
2) Every 2-3 weeks2911.2
3) Around once a month249.3
4) Less than once a month3513.6
5) Never5320.5
6) Don't know6424.8
Missing65 
TOTAL258100.0
93) How often does your worship include hymns from other countries from a different hymnal, hymnal supplement, or other source? (COUNTRY2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week20.8
2) Every 2-3 weeks72.8
3) Around once a month166.5
4) Less than once a month6526.3
5) Never8634.8
6) Don't know7128.7
Missing76 
TOTAL247100.0
94) How often does worship include African American spirituals from a different hymnal, hymnal supplement, or other source? (AFRICAN2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week31.2
2) Every 2-3 weeks93.6
3) Around once a month2911.6
4) Less than once a month7329.3
5) Never7630.5
6) Don't know5923.7
Missing74 
TOTAL249100.0
95) How often does worship include psalms from a different hymnal, hymnal supplement, or other source? (PSALMS2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week20.8
2) Every 2-3 weeks228.9
3) Around once a month2711.0
4) Less than once a month5522.4
5) Never6727.2
6) Don't know7329.7
Missing77 
TOTAL246100.0
96) How often does worship include "newer" hymns from a different hymnal, hymnal supplement, or other source? (NEWER2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week187.1
2) Every 2-3 weeks3413.5
3) Around once a month4116.3
4) Less than once a month5120.2
5) Never5220.6
6) Don't know5622.2
Missing71 
TOTAL252100.0
97) In the last year, have you sung in a church choir during worship in your congregation? (SUNG_WOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly5918.8
2) Yes, occasionally61.9
3) Yes, once or twice41.3
4) No24478.0
Missing10 
TOTAL313100.0
98) In the last year, have you played a musical instrument during worship in your congregation? (MUSIC_IN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly144.5
2) Yes, occasionally123.8
3) Yes, once or twice113.5
4) No27688.2
Missing10 
TOTAL313100.0
99) Does your congregation have a choir director? (DIRECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30396.5
2) No92.9
3) Don't know20.6
Missing9 
TOTAL314100.0
100) [IF "YES" TO DIRECT] Is this person paid or volunteer? (DIRECT2)
TOTAL%
1) Paid25585.0
2) Volunteer289.3
3) Don't know175.7
Missing23 
TOTAL300100.0
101) [IF "YES" TO DIRECT] Does this person work full-time or part-time? (DIRECT3)
TOTAL%
1) Full time (35 or more hours per week), all spent as choir director6823.3
2) Full time, but only some of that time is spent as choir director186.2
3) Part time, but only some of that time is spent as choir director3110.6
4) Part time, all spent as choir director13345.5
5) Don't know4214.4
Missing31 
TOTAL292100.0
102) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members323100.0
TOTAL323100.0
103) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper26682.4
2) Web5717.6
TOTAL323100.0
104) Identification Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL322965.245571
105) Years been a member of congregation (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL31620.38917
106) Years been a member of congregation (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
6) 333.3
7) 111.1
10) 333.3
11) 222.2
Missing314 
TOTAL9100.0
107) Miles live away from congregation (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) 247.5
1) 4614.5
2) 6319.8
3) 3611.3
4) 257.9
5) 3811.9
6) 92.8
7) 72.2
8) 30.9
9) 72.2
10) 175.3
11) 20.6
12) 30.9
13) 30.9
14) 41.3
15) 123.8
17) 30.9
18) 20.6
20) 41.3
21) 10.3
25) 20.6
27) 10.3
35) 10.3
39) 10.3
40) 10.3
200) 10.3
350) 10.3
999) 10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL318100.0
108) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27083.9
1) Checked5216.1
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
109) Approximate number of members (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL230761.774834
110) Ever been ordained as elder (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13442.4
2) No18257.6
Missing7 
TOTAL316100.0
111) If yes, currently serving? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116.2
2) No16793.8
Missing145 
TOTAL178100.0
112) Ever been ordained as deacon? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11034.9
2) No20565.1
Missing8 
TOTAL315100.0
113) If yes, currently serving? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes159.6
2) No14190.4
Missing167 
TOTAL156100.0
114) Position: Chair of committee (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30494.4
1) Checked185.6
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
115) Position: Member of congregation committee (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24275.2
1) Checked8024.8
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
116) Position: Member presby-synod-GA committee (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30895.7
1) Checked144.3
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
117) Position: Officer of group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28588.5
1) Checked3711.5
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
118) Position: Member men-women-youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23773.6
1) Checked8526.4
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
119) Position: Organist-choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31296.9
1) Checked103.1
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
120) Position: Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26181.1
1) Checked6118.9
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
121) Position: Church school teacher (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26482.0
1) Checked5818.0
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
122) Position: Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23974.2
1) Checked8325.8
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
123) Frequency attend Sunday worship (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.3
2) Less than once a year20.6
3) Once-twice a year30.9
4) Several times a year134.1
5) Once a month185.6
6) 2-3 times a month5115.9
7) Nearly every week13843.1
8) Every week9429.4
Missing3 
TOTAL320100.0
124) Hours: Attended events at church (HREVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours7423.2
2) 1-2 Hours6018.8
3) 3-5 Hours8025.1
4) 6-10 Hours6119.1
5) 11-20 Hours278.5
6) More than 20 Hours175.3
Missing4 
TOTAL319100.0
125) Hours: Given volunteer time (HRVOLUNT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours10232.1
2) 1-2 Hours7523.6
3) 3-5 Hours6219.5
4) 6-10 Hours4313.5
5) 11-20 Hours206.3
6) More than 20 Hours165.0
Missing5 
TOTAL318100.0
126) Hours: Participated other religious events (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours17154.1
2) 1-2 Hours6721.2
3) 3-5 Hours4113.0
4) 6-10 Hours247.6
5) 11-20 Hours41.3
6) More than 20 Hours92.8
Missing7 
TOTAL316100.0
127) Hours: Given community volunteer time (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours10634.4
2) 1-2 Hours7323.7
3) 3-5 Hours6220.1
4) 6-10 Hours3611.7
5) 11-20 Hours144.5
6) More than 20 Hours175.5
Missing15 
TOTAL308100.0
128) Frequency: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily5718.8
2) Several times a week3912.8
3) Weekly278.9
4) Several times a month4213.8
5) Once a month278.9
6) Several times a year5317.4
7) Once a year or less3611.8
8) Never237.6
Missing19 
TOTAL304100.0
129) Frequency: Read Bible with family-friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily93.2
2) Several times a week113.9
3) Weekly3311.6
4) Several times a month217.4
5) Once a month196.7
6) Several times a year3612.6
7) Once a year or less4315.1
8) Never11339.6
Missing38 
TOTAL285100.0
130) Frequency: Attend Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily41.4
2) Several times a week62.1
3) Weekly5619.7
4) Several times a month217.4
5) Once a month238.1
6) Several times a year207.0
7) Once a year or less3211.3
8) Never12243.0
Missing39 
TOTAL284100.0
131) Frequency: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily20666.0
2) Several times a week6119.6
3) Weekly103.2
4) Several times a month154.8
5) Once a month41.3
6) Several times a year123.8
7) Once a year or less10.3
8) Never31.0
Missing11 
TOTAL312100.0
132) Frequency: Pray with family-friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily7224.6
2) Several times a week4114.0
3) Weekly4114.0
4) Several times a month279.2
5) Once a month144.8
6) Several times a year3712.6
7) Once a year or less93.1
8) Never5217.7
Missing30 
TOTAL293100.0
133) Frequency: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily31.1
2) Several times a week51.8
3) Weekly165.7
4) Several times a month134.6
5) Once a month93.2
6) Several times a year196.7
7) Once a year or less3211.3
8) Never18565.6
Missing41 
TOTAL282100.0
134) Belong to any other churches before? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25380.3
2) No6119.4
3) Not sure10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL315100.0
135) Religious denomination raised in (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist259.7
2) Disciples of Christ83.1
3) Episcopal93.5
4) Lutheran197.4
5) Methodist3714.4
6) Presbyterian11444.4
7) Other Presbyterian62.3
8) Reformed20.8
9) Roman Catholic72.7
10) UCC145.4
11) Independent- Nondenominational31.2
12) Other135.1
Missing66 
TOTAL257100.0
136) Religious denomination raised in (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist3410.7
2) Disciples of Christ92.8
3) Episcopal82.5
4) Lutheran196.0
5) Methodist4514.1
6) Presbyterian14645.8
7) Other Presbyterian30.9
8) Reformed61.9
9) Roman Catholic123.8
10) UCC113.4
11) Independent- Nondenominational20.6
12) None61.9
13) Other185.6
Missing4 
TOTAL319100.0
137) Age when first began attending a PCUSA? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL31519.09217
138) Describe your stand on theological issues (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative216.6
2) Conservative11235.1
3) Moderate12539.2
4) Liberal4915.4
5) Very liberal123.8
Missing4 
TOTAL319100.0
139) Ever encouraged someone to accept Jesus? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18758.8
2) No13141.2
Missing5 
TOTAL318100.0
140) Ever had a conversion experience? (EXPERIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13844.1
2) No17555.9
Missing10 
TOTAL313100.0
141) Describe your view of the Bible (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word4113.0
2) Word of God interpreted in context12439.4
3) Word of God interpreted in context and church teachings11837.5
4) Contains Gods word to us288.9
5) A valuable book10.3
7) Don't know31.0
Missing8 
TOTAL315100.0
142) Opinion of account of Creation in Genesis (GENESIS)
TOTAL%
1) Literally true206.5
2) True account of how God created the world16854.9
3) Reflects human feelings re how world might been created11838.6
Missing17 
TOTAL306100.0
143) Individual should arrive at own beliefs (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree278.6
2) Agree8125.9
3) Not sure5116.3
4) Disagree12840.9
5) Strongly disagree268.3
Missing10 
TOTAL313100.0
144) All different religions equally good (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree175.4
2) Agree6721.2
3) Not sure6319.9
4) Disagree10132.0
5) Strongly disagree6821.5
Missing7 
TOTAL316100.0
145) There is life beyond death (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20464.4
2) Agree7523.7
3) Not sure3310.4
4) Disagree41.3
5) Strongly disagree10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL317100.0
146) Only absolute truth for humankind is Jesus (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13643.5
2) Agree8125.9
3) Not sure5918.8
4) Disagree319.9
5) Strongly disagree61.9
Missing10 
TOTAL313100.0
147) Jesus will return to Earth someday (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14545.7
2) Agree7624.0
3) Not sure7624.0
4) Disagree134.1
5) Strongly disagree72.2
Missing6 
TOTAL317100.0
148) Only followers of Jesus can be saved (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7323.3
2) Agree5918.8
3) Not sure7724.6
4) Disagree7122.7
5) Strongly disagree3310.5
Missing10 
TOTAL313100.0
149) Important to share faith with others (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10031.6
2) Agree16953.5
3) Not sure309.5
4) Disagree165.1
5) Strongly disagree10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL316100.0
150) The devil really exists (DEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11134.9
2) Agree9630.2
3) Not sure6721.1
4) Disagree319.7
5) Strongly disagree134.1
Missing5 
TOTAL318100.0
151) Jesus was born of a virgin (VIRGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13242.2
2) Agree10834.5
3) Not sure4915.7
4) Disagree154.8
5) Strongly disagree92.9
Missing10 
TOTAL313100.0
152) We should respect other world religions (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3711.9
2) Agree10533.9
3) Not sure6922.3
4) Disagree7223.2
5) Strongly disagree278.7
Missing13 
TOTAL310100.0
153) There is a heaven (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18758.3
2) Agree10432.4
3) Not sure268.1
4) Disagree20.6
5) Strongly disagree20.6
Missing2 
TOTAL321100.0
154) There is a hell (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14044.2
2) Agree8727.4
3) Not sure6921.8
4) Disagree113.5
5) Strongly disagree103.2
Missing6 
TOTAL317100.0
155) Sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female19460.4
2) Male12739.6
Missing2 
TOTAL321100.0
156) Age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32058.78115
157) Describe the place in which you live (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Open country278.5
2) Farm123.8
3) Small city-town8426.3
4) Medium city4413.8
5) Suburb near medium city3711.6
6) Large city3811.9
7) Suburb near large city7724.1
Missing4 
TOTAL319100.0
158) Present marital status (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married25379.3
2) Not married6620.7
Missing4 
TOTAL319100.0
159) If not married- ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married1928.8
2) Yes, now widowed2943.9
3) Yes, now divorced1624.2
4) Yes, both widowed- divorced23.0
Missing257 
TOTAL66100.0
160) Ever had previous marriage? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No20181.7
2) Yes, was widowed72.8
3) Yes, was divorced3614.6
4) Yes, both widowed & divorced20.8
Missing77 
TOTAL246100.0
161) Faith spouse raised in (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist2811.2
2) Disciples of Christ83.2
3) Episcopal83.2
4) Lutheran156.0
5) Methodist4317.1
6) Presbyterian Church7429.5
8) Reformed62.4
9) Roman Catholic3513.9
10) UCC93.6
11) Non-denominational10.4
12) None62.4
13) Other187.2
Missing72 
TOTAL251100.0
162) Faith spouse currently in (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.9
3) Episcopal10.4
5) Methodist20.9
6) Presbyterian Church20085.1
7) Other Presbyterian10.4
9) Roman Catholic104.3
10) UCC20.9
12) None135.5
13) Other41.7
Missing88 
TOTAL235100.0
163) Frequency spouse attends worship at your congregation (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never93.9
2) Less than once a year83.4
3) About once-twice a year208.6
4) Several times a year125.2
5) About once a month104.3
6) 2-3 times a month2912.5
7) Nearly every week8938.4
8) Every week5523.7
Missing91 
TOTAL232100.0
164) Frequency spouse attends worship at another congregation (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never2133.3
2) Less than once a year711.1
3) About once-twice a year1422.2
4) Several times a year1015.9
5) About once a month23.2
6) 2-3 times a month11.6
7) Nearly every week46.3
8) Every week46.3
Missing260 
TOTAL63100.0
165) Employment status: Full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22870.8
1) Checked9429.2
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
166) Employment status: Part-employed (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28789.1
1) Checked3510.9
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
167) Employment status: Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30193.5
1) Checked216.5
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
168) Employment status: Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31798.4
1) Checked51.6
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
169) Employment status: Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18657.8
1) Checked13642.2
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
170) Employment status: Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29391.0
1) Checked299.0
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
171) Employment status: Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31296.9
1) Checked103.1
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
172) Employment status: Other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31798.4
1) Checked51.6
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
173) Spouse employ: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22971.1
1) Checked9328.9
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
174) Spouse employ: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30093.2
1) Checked226.8
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
175) Spouse employ: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30594.7
1) Checked175.3
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
176) Spouse employ: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32099.4
1) Checked20.6
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
177) Spouse employ: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23773.6
1) Checked8526.4
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
178) Spouse employ: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30093.2
1) Checked226.8
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
179) Spouse employ: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32199.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
180) Spouse employ: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32199.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
181) Indicate average hours worked per week (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 179.6
2) 10.6
3) 21.1
4) 10.6
5) 10.6
6) 10.6
9) 21.1
10) 95.1
12) 21.1
15) 10.6
16) 10.6
18) 21.1
20) 95.1
24) 52.8
25) 52.8
28) 10.6
30) 74.0
32) 31.7
33) 10.6
35) 84.5
36) 21.1
37) 21.1
38) 10.6
40) 4525.4
42) 21.1
44) 10.6
45) 63.4
47) 10.6
50) 158.5
52) 21.1
55) 63.4
60) 84.5
65) 21.1
70) 10.6
75) 10.6
99) 31.7
Missing146 
TOTAL177100.0
182) Average hours spouse worked per week (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 149.0
4) 10.6
8) 21.3
10) 21.3
12) 21.3
14) 10.6
15) 10.6
16) 21.3
17) 10.6
20) 117.1
21) 10.6
25) 31.9
26) 10.6
28) 21.3
30) 31.9
32) 10.6
35) 21.3
37) 10.6
38) 21.3
40) 4428.2
42) 10.6
43) 10.6
44) 10.6
45) 138.3
47) 21.3
48) 31.9
50) 1710.9
54) 10.6
55) 63.8
60) 106.4
65) 10.6
70) 10.6
80) 10.6
99) 10.6
Missing167 
TOTAL156100.0
183) Highest level of education completed (EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years10.3
3) Some high school93.0
4) High school diploma3210.6
5) Some college5618.5
6) Graduated from college7524.8
7) Some graduate work3912.9
8) Graduate degree9029.8
Missing21 
TOTAL302100.0
184) Spouses highest level of education completed (SEDU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school62.5
4) High school diploma3012.4
5) Some college4920.3
6) Graduated from college7129.5
7) Some graduate work187.5
8) Graduate degree6727.8
Missing82 
TOTAL241100.0
185) Number of children you had (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None4614.4
1) 1299.1
2) 213241.3
3) 37122.2
4) 4309.4
5) 592.8
6) 620.6
7) 710.3
Missing3 
TOTAL320100.0
186) Number of persons living in household (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) Live alone3912.1
2) Two of us17554.5
3) Three of us4714.6
4) Four of us4514.0
5) Five of us103.1
6) Six of us20.6
7) Seven or more of us20.6
8) Not applicable10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL321100.0
187) Number aged under 6 years (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None7978.2
1) 11413.9
2) 265.9
3) 311.0
4) 411.0
Missing222 
TOTAL101100.0
188) Number aged 6-12 years (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None7562.5
1) 13025.0
2) 21310.8
3) 310.8
4) 410.8
Missing203 
TOTAL120100.0
189) Number aged 13-17 years (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None7360.8
1) 13630.0
2) 2119.2
Missing203 
TOTAL120100.0
190) Number aged 18-24 years (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None7378.5
1) 11819.4
2) 211.1
3) 311.1
Missing230 
TOTAL93100.0
191) Number aged 25-older (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None51.6
1) 14313.9
2) 224679.4
3) 3154.8
4) 410.3
Missing13 
TOTAL310100.0
192) Describe all people in the household (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Single adult3611.5
2) Single parent134.1
3) Married- no kids16051.0
4) Married with kids9129.0
5) Some other arrangement144.5
Missing9 
TOTAL314100.0
193) Describe your political party (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat8426.6
2) Independent5116.1
3) Republican17254.4
4) Other92.8
Missing7 
TOTAL316100.0
194) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often15849.8
2) Few times a week5918.6
3) Once a week123.8
4) Less than weekly268.2
5) Never6219.6
Missing6 
TOTAL317100.0
195) How often do you send-receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often16251.3
2) Few times a week6219.6
3) Once a week72.2
4) Less than weekly288.9
5) Never5718.0
Missing7 
TOTAL316100.0
196) Race: White (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103.1
1) Checked31296.9
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
197) Race: Black (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31698.1
1) Checked61.9
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
198) Race: Hispanic (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32199.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
199) Describe total family income (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00031.0
2) $10,000- $14,99941.4
3) $15,000- $19,99993.1
4) $20,000- $29,999269.0
5) $30,000- $39,999258.6
6) $40,000- $49,9993110.7
7) $50,000- $59,999248.3
8) $60,000- $69,999217.2
9) $70,000- $79,999175.9
10) $80,000- $89,999217.2
11) $90,000- $99,999206.9
12) $100,000- $124,9992910.0
13) $125,000- $149,999248.3
14) $150,000- more3612.4
Missing33 
TOTAL290100.0
200) Anyone in household fill out a pledge card? (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26181.8
2) No5416.9
3) Don't know41.3
Missing4 
TOTAL319100.0
201) Did you contribute to your congregation? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30597.4
2) No82.6
Missing10 
TOTAL313100.0
202) Amount contribute: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26913749.513104972
203) Did you contribute to a special capital campaign? (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13647.1
2) No15352.9
Missing34 
TOTAL289100.0
204) Amount contribute: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
TOTAL%
0) None1310.7
20) 2032.5
25) 2510.8
40) 4021.6
50) 5086.6
60) 6010.8
100) 10086.6
120) 12010.8
150) 15010.8
200) 20075.7
250) 25010.8
300) 30054.1
400) 40032.5
461) 46110.8
500) 500119.0
520) 52021.6
600) 60054.1
667) 66710.8
1000) 1000129.8
1200) 120021.6
1400) 140010.8
1440) 144010.8
1500) 150021.6
1800) 180021.6
2000) 200075.7
2080) 208010.8
2500) 250021.6
3000) 300021.6
3200) 320010.8
4000) 400021.6
5000) 500021.6
7500) 750021.6
8333) 833310.8
11000) 1100010.8
11500) 1150010.8
12000) 1200021.6
999999) Don't know43.3
Missing201 
TOTAL122100.0
205) Did you contribute to a special appeal? (SPECIALA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24681.7
2) No5518.3
Missing22 
TOTAL301100.0
206) Amount contribute: special appeal?\ (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
0) None41.8
5) 520.9
7) 710.5
10) 1073.2
17) 1710.5
20) 20167.2
25) 25146.3
30) 3031.4
35) 3510.5
40) 4041.8
45) 4510.5
50) 503214.5
60) 6031.4
65) 6510.5
80) 8020.9
100) 1004721.3
110) 11010.5
115) 11510.5
120) 12010.5
125) 12531.4
135) 13510.5
150) 15073.2
195) 19510.5
200) 2002210.0
250) 25031.4
270) 27010.5
300) 30062.7
315) 31510.5
400) 40031.4
500) 500135.9
575) 57510.5
600) 60020.9
625) 62510.5
900) 90020.9
1000) 100010.5
2000) 200020.9
2400) 240010.5
3500) 350010.5
7500) 750010.5
999999) Don't know62.7
Missing102 
TOTAL221100.0
207) Did you contribute to all religious causes (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14248.5
2) No15151.5
Missing30 
TOTAL293100.0
208) Amount contribute: all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) None43.0
10) 1032.2
15) 1510.7
18) 1810.7
20) 2043.0
25) 25107.5
30) 3010.7
40) 4010.7
50) 501511.2
60) 6010.7
70) 7010.7
75) 7521.5
100) 1001410.4
125) 12521.5
150) 15021.5
180) 18010.7
200) 200107.5
250) 25043.0
265) 26510.7
300) 30096.7
320) 32010.7
400) 40021.5
450) 45021.5
456) 45610.7
480) 48010.7
500) 50064.5
660) 66010.7
800) 80021.5
1000) 100064.5
1100) 110010.7
1200) 120010.7
1500) 150010.7
2500) 250021.5
2555) 255510.7
3000) 300043.0
3400) 340010.7
3500) 350010.7
4000) 400032.2
5000) 500021.5
5750) 575010.7
6000) 600021.5
999999) Don't know53.7
Missing189 
TOTAL134100.0
209) Did you contribute to non-religious causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28592.5
2) No237.5
Missing15 
TOTAL308100.0
210) Amount contributed: non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25221131.813139631
211) Survey Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper30594.7
2) Web175.3
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
212) State (STATE)
213) Total Members (TOTMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL322746.882808
214) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast5216.1
2) Midwest10231.7
3) South11234.8
4) West5617.4
Missing1 
TOTAL322100.0
215) I-AGE: Age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 403410.6
2) 40-495416.9
3) 50-6410633.1
4) 65+12639.4
Missing3 
TOTAL320100.0
216) I-SEX: Sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female19460.4
2) Male12739.6
Missing2 
TOTAL321100.0
217) I-INCOME: Describe total family income (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000165.5
2) $20,000- $49,9998228.3
3) $50,000- $99,99910335.5
4) $100,000+8930.7
Missing33 
TOTAL290100.0
218) I-PARTYID: Describe your political party (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat8426.6
2) Independent5116.1
3) Republican17254.4
4) Other92.8
Missing7 
TOTAL316100.0
219) I-EDUC: Highest level of education completed (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Less than high school diploma103.3
4) High school diploma3210.6
5) Some college5618.5
6) Graduated from college7524.8
7) Some graduate work3912.9
8) Graduate degree9029.8
Missing21 
TOTAL302100.0