Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2005 - Pastoral Leadership, Personal Outreach, and the Directory for Worship, Members and Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL93418844.9296286
2) If your congregation does not have a pastor, check here (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85992.0
1) Checked758.0
TOTAL934100.0
3) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual has the trust and respect of those in my church (TRUST)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine41249.0
2) Somewhat a strength of mine33640.0
3) Not really a strength of mine556.5
4) Definitely not a strength of mine273.2
5) Don't know101.2
Missing94 
TOTAL840100.0
4) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual provides effective leadership to the church in establishing priorities (LEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine33640.6
2) Somewhat a strength of mine34741.9
3) Not really a strength of mine8410.1
4) Definitely not a strength of mine445.3
5) Don't know172.1
Missing106 
TOTAL828100.0
5) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual deals with nonproductive behaviors effectively (NONPROD)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine16422.3
2) Somewhat a strength of mine30942.1
3) Not really a strength of mine15921.7
4) Definitely not a strength of mine8311.3
5) Don't know192.6
Missing200 
TOTAL734100.0
6) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual creates a positive work environment (WORKENVR)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine31238.3
2) Somewhat a strength of mine36845.2
3) Not really a strength of mine819.9
4) Definitely not a strength of mine374.5
5) Don't know172.1
Missing119 
TOTAL815100.0
7) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual effectively uses others' talents and abilities (TALENT)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine33240.5
2) Somewhat a strength of mine34842.5
3) Not really a strength of mine749.0
4) Definitely not a strength of mine516.2
5) Don't know141.7
Missing115 
TOTAL819100.0
8) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual is effective in oral communication (ORALCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine45053.3
2) Somewhat a strength of mine29735.2
3) Not really a strength of mine505.9
4) Definitely not a strength of mine374.4
5) Don't know101.2
Missing90 
TOTAL844100.0
9) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual is effective in written communication (WRITECOM)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine37646.1
2) Somewhat a strength of mine34342.1
3) Not really a strength of mine627.6
4) Definitely not a strength of mine273.3
5) Don't know70.9
Missing119 
TOTAL815100.0
10) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual communicates expectations clearly (CLEARCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine30236.9
2) Somewhat a strength of mine34041.6
3) Not really a strength of mine11514.1
4) Definitely not a strength of mine516.2
5) Don't know101.2
Missing116 
TOTAL818100.0
11) Please indicate the extent to which agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual represents the PC (USA) positively to the community (REPRESNT)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine38748.5
2) Somewhat a strength of mine28435.6
3) Not really a strength of mine9411.8
4) Definitely not a strength of mine222.8
5) Don't know111.4
Missing136 
TOTAL798100.0
12) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual involves appropriate personnel in decisions that affect them (PERSONEL)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine27936.8
2) Somewhat a strength of mine32242.5
3) Not really a strength of mine9412.4
4) Definitely not a strength of mine466.1
5) Don't know172.2
Missing176 
TOTAL758100.0
13) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual listens respectfully to other individuals (LISTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine40548.6
2) Somewhat a strength of mine32238.7
3) Not really a strength of mine566.7
4) Definitely not a strength of mine394.7
5) Don't know111.3
Missing101 
TOTAL833100.0
14) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual shares appropriate information (SHARE1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine31938.9
2) Somewhat a strength of mine34442.0
3) Not really a strength of mine9812.0
4) Definitely not a strength of mine445.4
5) Don't know151.8
Missing114 
TOTAL820100.0
15) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual demonstrates an awareness of the problems and issues facing the church (AWARENES)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine40949.2
2) Somewhat a strength of mine32338.9
3) Not really a strength of mine465.5
4) Definitely not a strength of mine374.5
5) Don't know161.9
Missing103 
TOTAL831100.0
16) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual follows through on commitments (FOLLOW)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine36544.9
2) Somewhat a strength of mine31739.0
3) Not really a strength of mine718.7
4) Definitely not a strength of mine435.3
5) Don't know172.1
Missing121 
TOTAL813100.0
17) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual works well with elders on session (ELDERS1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine37148.2
2) Somewhat a strength of mine28737.3
3) Not really a strength of mine729.4
4) Definitely not a strength of mine314.0
5) Don't know91.2
Missing164 
TOTAL770100.0
18) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual works well with other members (MEMBERS)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine32840.4
2) Somewhat a strength of mine34542.5
3) Not really a strength of mine8410.4
4) Definitely not a strength of mine425.2
5) Don't know121.5
Missing123 
TOTAL811100.0
19) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual works well with other staff (STAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine34044.0
2) Somewhat a strength of mine31640.9
3) Not really a strength of mine729.3
4) Definitely not a strength of mine303.9
5) Don't know141.8
Missing162 
TOTAL772100.0
20) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual maintains confidentiality (CONFIDNT)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine46060.3
2) Somewhat a strength of mine23230.4
3) Not really a strength of mine445.8
4) Definitely not a strength of mine162.1
5) Don't know111.4
Missing171 
TOTAL763100.0
21) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual respects diverse opinions (DIVOPPN)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine33341.2
2) Somewhat a strength of mine32239.9
3) Not really a strength of mine8710.8
4) Definitely not a strength of mine475.8
5) Don't know192.4
Missing126 
TOTAL808100.0
22) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual respects diverse beliefs (DIVBELF)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine31539.8
2) Somewhat a strength of mine30838.9
3) Not really a strength of mine11414.4
4) Definitely not a strength of mine374.7
5) Don't know172.1
Missing143 
TOTAL791100.0
23) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual demonstrates an understanding and respect for members (UNDERSND)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine39347.2
2) Somewhat a strength of mine33640.4
3) Not really a strength of mine637.6
4) Definitely not a strength of mine283.4
5) Don't know121.4
Missing102 
TOTAL832100.0
24) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement about your pastor: The individual is a strong preacher (STRONGP)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely a strength of mine43251.3
2) Somewhat a strength of mine25930.8
3) Not really a strength of mine839.9
4) Definitely not a strength of mine425.0
5) Don't know263.1
Missing92 
TOTAL842100.0
25) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Preaching (PREACH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent41649.1
2) Very good23327.5
3) Good10712.6
4) Fair647.6
5) Poor242.8
6) Don't know30.4
Missing87 
TOTAL847100.0
26) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Church administration (ADMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent22727.1
2) Very good26431.5
3) Good18522.1
4) Fair809.6
5) Poor374.4
6) Don't know445.3
Missing97 
TOTAL837100.0
27) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Biblical exposition (BIBLE1)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent41649.5
2) Very good26131.0
3) Good9811.7
4) Fair384.5
5) Poor121.4
6) Don't know161.9
Missing93 
TOTAL841100.0
28) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Teaching (TEACHING)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent36743.6
2) Very good24328.9
3) Good13415.9
4) Fair516.1
5) Poor161.9
6) Don't know313.7
Missing92 
TOTAL842100.0
29) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Leading worship (LEADWRSH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent42250.0
2) Very good25630.3
3) Good11113.2
4) Fair384.5
5) Poor111.3
6) Don't know60.7
Missing90 
TOTAL844100.0
30) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Leading a small group (SMALLGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent34140.7
2) Very good23027.5
3) Good12414.8
4) Fair435.1
5) Poor121.4
6) Don't know8710.4
Missing97 
TOTAL837100.0
31) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Moderating a session (MODERATE)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent30436.2
2) Very good22426.7
3) Good10312.3
4) Fair536.3
5) Poor212.5
6) Don't know13516.1
Missing94 
TOTAL840100.0
32) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Getting along with others (GETALONG)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent36743.7
2) Very good27032.1
3) Good13315.8
4) Fair455.4
5) Poor141.7
6) Don't know111.3
Missing94 
TOTAL840100.0
33) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Leading others in prayer (LEADPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent44753.0
2) Very good24028.4
3) Good11513.6
4) Fair232.7
5) Poor40.5
6) Don't know151.8
Missing90 
TOTAL844100.0
34) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Basic social skills (SOCIAL)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent39246.7
2) Very good24529.2
3) Good13516.1
4) Fair384.5
5) Poor192.3
6) Don't know111.3
Missing94 
TOTAL840100.0
35) How would you rate your pastor's abilities in these areas: Dealing with conflict (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent22827.2
2) Very good21025.1
3) Good15518.5
4) Fair829.8
5) Poor556.6
6) Don't know10712.8
Missing97 
TOTAL837100.0
36) Do you agree or disagree? Our pastor demonstrates in daily life the virtues that the church seeks to develop in its members (VIRTUES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree43351.2
2) Agree29034.3
3) Neither576.7
4) Disagree232.7
5) Strongly disagree121.4
6) Don't know303.6
Missing89 
TOTAL845100.0
37) Do you agree or disagree? Our pastor demonstrates in daily life the virtues that the church seeks to develop in its leaders (LEADERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree41849.5
2) Agree28033.2
3) Neither688.1
4) Disagree293.4
5) Strongly disagree182.1
6) Don't know313.7
Missing90 
TOTAL844100.0
38) In the last year have you invited anyone to attend worship at the church you attend? (INVITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57864.7
2) No31535.2
3) Don't know10.1
Missing40 
TOTAL894100.0
39) If INVITE was"yes," how many did you invite? (YES)
TOTAL%
0) None8614.8
1) 1549.3
2) 214725.3
3) 37512.9
4) 47512.9
5) 55810.0
6) 6295.0
7) 730.5
8) 850.9
10) 10305.2
11) 1110.2
12) 1220.3
13) 1310.2
15) 1530.5
17) 1710.2
20) 2020.3
23) 2310.2
69) 6910.2
98) 9871.2
99) 9910.2
Missing352 
TOTAL582100.0
40) If INVITE was "no," was it because: I don't know anyone who would be interested in our services (NOONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78992.3
1) Checked667.7
Missing79 
TOTAL855100.0
41) If INVITE was "no," was it because: I don't know anyone who doesn't already attend services somewhere (NOATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81687.4
1) Checked11812.6
TOTAL934100.0
42) If INVITE was "no," was it because: The services are not impressive (NOIMPRES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88294.4
1) Checked525.6
TOTAL934100.0
43) If INVITE was "no," was it because: I don't believe in personal evangelism (NOBELIEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91397.8
1) Checked212.2
TOTAL934100.0
44) If INVITE was "no," was it because: I'm not comfortable doing this (NOCOMFRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85691.6
1) Checked788.4
TOTAL934100.0
45) If INVITE was "no," was it because: I have trouble explaining to others why they should go to church (NOEXPLN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88694.9
1) Checked485.1
TOTAL934100.0
46) If INVITE was "no," was it because: Another reason (NOOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88294.4
1) Checked525.6
TOTAL934100.0
47) If INVITE was "no," was it because: Don't know the reason why (NONOKNOW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked89996.3
1) Checked353.7
TOTAL934100.0
48) In the past year have you invited someone to attend a function other than worship at your church (OTHERFCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53558.9
2) No22524.8
3) Don't know14916.4
Missing25 
TOTAL909100.0
49) If OTHERFCT was "no," was it because: I don't know anyone who would be interested in our congregation's programs (NOINTRS1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked16578.6
2) Not checked4521.4
Missing724 
TOTAL210100.0
50) If OTHERFCT was "no," was it because: The leaders of the programs are not impressive (NOLEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Checked16578.6
2) Not checked4521.4
Missing724 
TOTAL210100.0
51) If OTHERFCT was "no," was it because: The programs are not impressive (NOPROGRM)
TOTAL%
1) Checked16578.6
2) Not checked4521.4
Missing724 
TOTAL210100.0
52) If OTHERFCT was "no," was it because: We do not have any programs or services other than worship (NOHAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Checked16578.6
2) Not checked4521.4
Missing724 
TOTAL210100.0
53) If OTHERFCT was "no," was it because: Some other reason (OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Checked16578.6
2) Not checked4521.4
Missing724 
TOTAL210100.0
54) In the past year has your congregation offered any classes of programs or provided other resources to facilitate personal evangelism by members (EVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41053.9
2) No20426.8
3) Don't know14619.2
Missing174 
TOTAL760100.0
55) If EVANG was "yes," did you participate or take advantage of these resources (PARTICPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21550.5
2) No21049.3
3) Don't know10.2
Missing508 
TOTAL426100.0
56) How interested would you be in your congregation providing training, guidance, or other help for members inviting other to church (personal evangelism) (INTEREST)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested22624.8
2) Generally interested39042.8
3) Not too interested19521.4
4) Not at all interested535.8
5) No opinion475.2
Missing23 
TOTAL911100.0
57) In the last twelve months have you heard a sermon on why you should attend church (WHYATEND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47558.1
2) No34241.9
Missing117 
TOTAL817100.0
58) If WHYATTND was "no," do you recall ever hearing a sermon on why you should attend church (NOHEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19844.7
2) No20947.2
3) Don't know368.1
Missing491 
TOTAL443100.0
59) Have you ever served on the worship committee at your congregation? (COMMITTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34037.7
2) No56162.3
Missing33 
TOTAL901100.0
60) Are you currently serving on the worship committee? (CURRENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9127.2
2) No24372.8
Missing600 
TOTAL334100.0
61) How familiar are you with the PCUSA directory for worship? (DIRECTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar869.4
2) Familiar24426.7
3) Somewhat Familiar25327.7
4) Not Familiar33036.1
Missing21 
TOTAL913100.0
62) How frequently have you consulted the directory for worship? (WORSIP)
TOTAL%
1) At least weekly183.4
2) At least once a month479.0
3) At least every six months8015.3
4) At least once a year6412.2
5) At least once every 2 years438.2
6) Have not referred to the directory in the past 2 years22743.4
7) Not sure448.4
Missing411 
TOTAL523100.0
63) Has the congregation used the directory for training elders or new session members? (ELDERS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53067.4
1) Checked25632.6
Missing148 
TOTAL786100.0
64) Has the congregation used the directory for training deacons? (DEACONS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73185.7
1) Checked12214.3
Missing81 
TOTAL853100.0
65) Has the congregation used the directory for worship planning? (PLANNING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73778.9
1) Checked19721.1
TOTAL934100.0
66) Has the congregation used the directory for adult education? (EDUCATE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86492.5
1) Checked707.5
TOTAL934100.0
67) Has the congregation used the directory for new member orientation? (NEWMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74980.2
1) Checked18519.8
TOTAL934100.0
68) Has the congregation used the directory for confirmation classes? (CONFIRM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79084.6
1) Checked14415.4
TOTAL934100.0
69) Has the congregation used the directory for other uses? (OTHERUSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked89996.3
1) Checked353.7
TOTAL934100.0
70) Has the congregation not used the directory? (DIRNOUSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked89195.4
1) Checked434.6
TOTAL934100.0
71) Has the congregation used the directory for unknown uses? (DONTKNO2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74079.2
1) Checked19420.8
TOTAL934100.0
72) Describe the directory for worship: Is it clear or unclear (DESCRDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very clear7317.1
2) Clear11025.7
3) Somewhere in-between6014.0
4) Unclear92.1
5) Very unclear71.6
6) No opinion16939.5
Missing506 
TOTAL428100.0
73) Describe the directory for worship: Is it effective or ineffective (EFFECTIV)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective7016.4
2) Effective10424.3
3) Somewhere in-between6815.9
4) Ineffective174.0
5) Very ineffective20.5
6) No opinion16739.0
Missing506 
TOTAL428100.0
74) Describe the directory for worship: Is it organized or poorly organized (ORGANIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well organized8016.4
2) Well organized12224.9
3) Somewhere in-between8317.0
4) Poorly organized132.7
5) Very poorly organized20.4
6) No opinion18938.7
Missing445 
TOTAL489100.0
75) Describe the directory for worship: Is it helpful or not helpful (HELPFUL)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful6713.7
2) Helpful14229.0
3) Somewhere in-between7415.1
4) Not helpful153.1
5) Very unhelpful51.0
6) No opinion18738.2
Missing444 
TOTAL490100.0
76) Describe the directory for worship: Is it too complicated or too simple (COMPLEX)
TOTAL%
1) Very complicated224.6
2) Complicated9720.2
3) Somewhere in-between13828.8
4) Simple265.4
5) Very simple40.8
6) No opinion19340.2
Missing454 
TOTAL480100.0
77) Describe the directory for worship: Is it too long or too short (TOOLON)
TOTAL%
1) Too long306.2
2) Long8918.4
3) Somewhere in-between14630.1
4) Short142.9
5) Too short71.4
6) No opinion19941.0
Missing449 
TOTAL485100.0
78) How much emphasis does your congregation put on the directory as a guideline (GUIDE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal of emphasis5811.0
2) Some emphasis13726.0
3) A little emphasis11722.2
4) No emphasis at all387.2
5) Don't know17633.5
Missing408 
TOTAL526100.0
79) How important is the following: PCUSA promoting the use of the directory for worship (PROMOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important9819.4
2) Somewhat important18336.2
3) Slightly important8516.8
4) Not at all193.8
5) No opinion12023.8
Missing429 
TOTAL505100.0
80) How important is the following: PCUSA simply the directory for worship (SIMPLIFY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important6212.0
2) Somewhat important15129.3
3) Slightly important7915.3
4) Not at all458.7
5) No opinion17834.6
Missing419 
TOTAL515100.0
81) How important is the following: PCUSA revising the directory for worship (REVISE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important5210.2
2) Somewhat important11422.4
3) Slightly important9618.8
4) Not at all448.6
5) No opinion20440.0
Missing424 
TOTAL510100.0
82) Comments about the directory (COMMENT1)
TOTAL%
1) Leave the directory alone3382.5
5) I use other resources other then the directory for worship12.5
11) I am not familiar with the directory25.0
12) Directory is irrelevant or revising it is not important410.0
Missing894 
TOTAL40100.0
83) Comments about the directory (COMMENT2)
TOTAL%
1) Leave the directory alone3136.9
2) Publish the directory separately22.4
3) Publish a separate summary outline78.3
4) Simplify and or shorten the directory1922.6
5) I use other resources other then the directory for worship33.6
6) Make the directory more open to new-diverse worship styles33.6
7) Pastors should promote directory more effectively1720.2
8) Make the directory more practical22.4
Missing850 
TOTAL84100.0
84) Comments on the directory (COMMENT3)
TOTAL%
1) Leave the directory alone3100.0
Missing931 
TOTAL3100.0
85) Completed via web or paper (WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Paper78183.6
2) Web15316.4
TOTAL934100.0
86) Sample (SAMPLE1)
TOTAL%
1) Members36439.0
2) Elders57061.0
TOTAL934100.0
87) Identification Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9322738.4291487
88) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL91921.29916
89) If less than 1 year, ____ months (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
6) 654.5
7) 19.1
9) 19.1
10) 327.3
Missing923 
TOTAL11100.0
90) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile606.6
1) 113114.3
2) 216518.0
3) 311612.7
4) 4687.4
5) 59410.3
6) 6374.0
7) 7384.1
8) 8343.7
9) 9141.5
10) 10535.8
11) 1180.9
12) 12171.9
13) 1340.4
14) 1470.8
15) 15283.1
17) 1740.4
18) 1830.3
19) 1910.1
20) 20131.4
21) 2110.1
23) 2310.1
24) 2410.1
25) 2570.8
26) 2610.1
27) 2710.1
30) 3010.1
35) 3510.1
38) 3810.1
39) 3910.1
40) 4010.1
75) 7510.1
200) 20010.1
350) 35010.1
999) Don't know10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL916100.0
91) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (If you don't know, leave the line blank and check here: ) (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85491.6
1) Checked788.4
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
92) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL785786.546892
93) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71277.2
2) No21022.8
Missing12 
TOTAL922100.0
94) (If ORDELDER = 1) Are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54272.7
2) No20427.3
Missing188 
TOTAL746100.0
95) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36640.0
2) No54860.0
Missing20 
TOTAL914100.0
96) (If ORDEACN = 1) Are you serving now on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes224.8
2) No43795.2
Missing475 
TOTAL459100.0
97) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Are you a: Chair of congregational committee or task force? (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63968.6
1) Checked29331.4
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
98) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Are you a: Member of congregational committee or task force? (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57261.4
1) Checked36038.6
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
99) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Are you a: Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force? (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85691.8
1) Checked768.2
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
100) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Are you a: Officer of men's, women's, or youth group? (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82588.5
1) Checked10711.5
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
101) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Are you a: Member of men's, women's, or youth group? (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68373.3
1) Checked24926.7
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
102) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Are you a: Organist or choir director? (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91698.3
1) Checked161.7
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
103) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Are you a: Member of choir? (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76682.2
1) Checked16617.8
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
104) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Are you a: Church school or Sunday School teacher/leader? (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70976.1
1) Checked22323.9
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
105) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (specify):_____ (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68573.5
1) Checked24726.5
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
106) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.2
2) Less than once a year20.2
3) About once or twice a year60.6
4) Several times a year161.7
5) About once a month222.4
6) 2-3 times a month10110.9
7) Nearly every week44447.8
8) Every week33636.2
Missing5 
TOTAL929100.0
107) 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 Hours10010.8
2) 1-2 Hours12913.9
3) 3-5 Hours25727.7
4) 6-10 Hours24526.4
5) 11-20 Hours14215.3
6) More than 20 Hours545.8
Missing7 
TOTAL927100.0
108) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you . . . given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event? (HRVOLUNT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours12513.5
2) 1-2 Hours18419.9
3) 3-5 Hours24826.9
4) 6-10 Hours21223.0
5) 11-20 Hours10211.1
6) More than 20 Hours525.6
Missing11 
TOTAL923100.0
109) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you . . . participated in religious events, programs, or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organization which took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours44748.5
2) 1-2 Hours23125.1
3) 3-5 Hours14615.9
4) 6-10 Hours606.5
5) 11-20 Hours151.6
6) More than 20 Hours222.4
Missing13 
TOTAL921100.0
110) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you . . . given volunteer time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (e.g., through volunteer or committee work)? (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours32135.1
2) 1-2 Hours22324.4
3) 3-5 Hours18320.0
4) 6-10 Hours10611.6
5) 11-20 Hours475.1
6) More than 20 Hours343.7
Missing20 
TOTAL914100.0
111) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible privately? (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily19521.6
2) Several times a week15517.2
3) Weekly10912.1
4) Several times a month12313.7
5) Once a month657.2
6) Several times a year14115.6
7) Once a year or less758.3
8) Never384.2
Missing33 
TOTAL901100.0
112) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible with family or friends? (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily212.4
2) Several times a week354.1
3) Weekly15718.2
4) Several times a month778.9
5) Once a month657.5
6) Several times a year14316.6
7) Once a year or less11613.5
8) Never24728.7
Missing73 
TOTAL861100.0
113) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities: attend a Bible study group? (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily70.8
2) Several times a week182.1
3) Weekly20623.9
4) Several times a month839.6
5) Once a month748.6
6) Several times a year728.4
7) Once a year or less11313.1
8) Never28833.4
Missing73 
TOTAL861100.0
114) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities: pray privately? (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily65071.6
2) Several times a week13915.3
3) Weekly364.0
4) Several times a month434.7
5) Once a month121.3
6) Several times a year212.3
7) Once a year or less50.6
8) Never20.2
Missing26 
TOTAL908100.0
115) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities: pray with family or friends? (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily22024.9
2) Several times a week11412.9
3) Weekly15717.7
4) Several times a month9811.1
5) Once a month455.1
6) Several times a year11613.1
7) Once a year or less293.3
8) Never10612.0
Missing49 
TOTAL885100.0
116) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities: attend a prayer group? (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily91.1
2) Several times a week101.2
3) Weekly758.9
4) Several times a month384.5
5) Once a month414.8
6) Several times a year748.7
7) Once a year or less12715.0
8) Never47355.8
Missing87 
TOTAL847100.0
117) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72879.7
2) No18219.9
3) Not sure30.3
Missing21 
TOTAL913100.0
118) (If BEFORE=1) What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist739.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)162.2
3) Episcopal273.6
4) Lutheran445.9
5) Methodist10814.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA33344.8
7) Other Presbyterian (specify):____121.6
8) Reformed111.5
9) Roman Catholic334.4
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)344.6
11) Independent or non-denominational202.7
12) Other (specify):____334.4
Missing190 
TOTAL744100.0
119) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Check only one box. If you were part of more than one denomination as a child, answer by putting a check by the one that influenced you most.) (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist9610.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)202.2
3) Episcopal293.1
4) Lutheran555.9
5) Methodist12913.9
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA40643.8
7) Other Presbyterian (specify):____111.2
8) Reformed161.7
9) Roman Catholic515.5
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)252.7
11) Independent or non-denominational131.4
12) None202.2
13) Other (specify):____566.0
Missing7 
TOTAL927100.0
120) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL91518.74217
121) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative566.1
2) Conservative34237.2
3) Moderate35238.3
4) Liberal13815.0
5) Very liberal323.5
Missing14 
TOTAL920100.0
122) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61766.8
2) No30733.2
Missing10 
TOTAL924100.0
123) 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) Yes43948.0
2) No47652.0
Missing19 
TOTAL915100.0
124) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (check only one) (BIBLE2)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.13014.1
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.38341.6
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.33035.9
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.647.0
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.70.8
7) Don't know60.7
Missing14 
TOTAL920100.0
125) The account of Creation presented in Genesis: (check the one box that best describes your view) (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 create the world.556.2
2) Is a true account of how God created the world.52158.4
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created.31635.4
Missing42 
TOTAL892100.0
126) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree697.6
2) Agree23025.2
3) Not sure10211.2
4) Disagree38241.9
5) Strongly disagree12914.1
Missing22 
TOTAL912100.0
127) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree394.3
2) Agree18119.8
3) Not sure15316.8
4) Disagree27830.4
5) Strongly disagree26228.7
Missing21 
TOTAL913100.0
128) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a life beyond death. (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree62268.0
2) Agree20922.8
3) Not sure738.0
4) Disagree70.8
5) Strongly disagree40.4
Missing19 
TOTAL915100.0
129) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The only absolute Truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42546.5
2) Agree22925.1
3) Not sure13514.8
4) Disagree10011.0
5) Strongly disagree242.6
Missing21 
TOTAL913100.0
130) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus will return to earth someday. (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree45349.5
2) Agree22124.2
3) Not sure19421.2
4) Disagree323.5
5) Strongly disagree151.6
Missing19 
TOTAL915100.0
131) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25528.1
2) Agree16418.1
3) Not sure19221.1
4) Disagree21423.6
5) Strongly disagree839.1
Missing26 
TOTAL908100.0
132) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHARE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36640.0
2) Agree45549.8
3) Not sure515.6
4) Disagree394.3
5) Strongly disagree30.3
Missing20 
TOTAL914100.0
133) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34938.1
2) Agree28931.5
3) Not sure16718.2
4) Disagree828.9
5) Strongly disagree303.3
Missing17 
TOTAL917100.0
134) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus was born of a virgin. (VIRGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree43647.9
2) Agree29832.7
3) Not sure12914.2
4) Disagree293.2
5) Strongly disagree182.0
Missing24 
TOTAL910100.0
135) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: We should respect other world religions and quit trying to impose Christianity on them. (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10111.2
2) Agree28331.3
3) Not sure19721.8
4) Disagree22725.1
5) Strongly disagree9610.6
Missing30 
TOTAL904100.0
136) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree57762.2
2) Agree26828.9
3) Not sure646.9
4) Disagree91.0
5) Strongly disagree91.0
Missing7 
TOTAL927100.0
137) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44247.9
2) Agree22924.8
3) Not sure19120.7
4) Disagree343.7
5) Strongly disagree262.8
Missing12 
TOTAL922100.0
138) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female50053.9
2) Male42846.1
Missing6 
TOTAL928100.0
139) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL92758.14113
140) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Open country, but not on a farm879.4
2) On a farm424.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)24526.5
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)14816.0
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city919.8
6) In a large city (over 250,000)10110.9
7) In a suburb near a large city21222.9
Missing8 
TOTAL926100.0
141) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married75581.7
2) Not married16918.3
Missing10 
TOTAL924100.0
142) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married4325.0
2) Yes, am now widowed7744.8
3) Yes, am now divorced4626.7
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced63.5
Missing762 
TOTAL172100.0
143) (If MARITAL = 1) Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No60481.6
2) Yes, was widowed131.8
3) Yes, was divorced11515.5
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced81.1
Missing194 
TOTAL740100.0
144) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised (if more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved) (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10113.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)263.5
3) Episcopal253.3
4) Lutheran435.7
5) Methodist11915.9
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA23030.7
8) Reformed131.7
9) Roman Catholic8711.6
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)222.9
11) Independent or non-denominational20.3
12) None202.7
13) Other (specify):____628.3
Missing184 
TOTAL750100.0
145) Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist40.6
3) Episcopal10.1
4) Lutheran20.3
5) Methodist50.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA64189.7
7) Other Presbyterian10.1
8) Reformed20.3
9) Roman Catholic223.1
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)20.3
11) Independent or non-denominational10.1
12) None283.9
13) Other (specify):____60.8
Missing219 
TOTAL715100.0
146) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never162.4
2) Less than once a year101.5
3) About once or twice a year345.1
4) Several times a year416.1
5) About once a month294.3
6) 2-3 times a month8011.9
7) Nearly every week27741.2
8) Every week18527.5
Missing262 
TOTAL672100.0
147) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never7242.6
2) Less than once a year116.5
3) About once or twice a year3319.5
4) Several times a year2011.8
5) About once a month53.0
6) 2-3 times a month53.0
7) Nearly every week74.1
8) Every week169.5
Missing765 
TOTAL169100.0
148) Please indicate your employment status. Are you employed full-time? (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60865.2
1) Checked32434.8
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
149) Please indicate your employment status. Are you employed part-time? (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82688.6
1) Checked10611.4
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
150) Please indicate your employment status. Are you self-employed? (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86592.8
1) Checked677.2
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
151) Please indicate your employment status. Are you unemployed? (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92499.1
1) Checked80.9
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
152) Please indicate your employment status. Are you retired? (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60364.7
1) Checked32935.3
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
153) Please indicate your employment status. Are you full-time homemaker? (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85191.3
1) Checked818.7
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
154) Please indicate your employment status. Are you student? (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92098.7
1) Checked121.3
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
155) Please indicate your employment status. Are you something else? (specify):___ (EMPLOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91798.4
1) Checked151.6
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
156) [If MARITAL = 1] Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65470.2
1) Checked27829.8
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
157) (If MARITAL = 1) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85992.2
1) Checked737.8
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
158) (If MARITAL = 1) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87293.6
1) Checked606.4
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
159) (If MARITAL = 1) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92799.5
1) Checked50.5
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
160) (If MARITAL = 1) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73779.1
1) Checked19520.9
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
161) (If MARITAL = 1) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84190.2
1) Checked919.8
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
162) (If MARITAL = 1) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: other (specify):____ (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92899.6
1) Checked40.4
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
163) If you are employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (HRWK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL58537.2617
164) If your husband or wife is employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0285.8
2) 220.4
4) 420.4
5) 510.2
6) 620.4
7) 710.2
8) 851.0
10) 10102.1
12) 1240.8
15) 1561.3
16) 1630.6
17) 1710.2
18) 1820.4
20) 20347.1
21) 2110.2
22) 2210.2
24) 2440.8
25) 25142.9
26) 2610.2
28) 2820.4
30) 30204.2
32) 3230.6
34) 3410.2
35) 3591.9
36) 3610.2
37) 3710.2
38) 3840.8
40) 4012626.3
42) 4251.0
43) 4310.2
44) 4430.6
45) 45428.8
46) 4610.2
47) 4740.8
48) 4851.0
50) 506513.6
53) 5310.2
54) 5410.2
55) 55132.7
60) 60296.1
65) 6530.6
67) 6720.4
70) 7061.3
75) 7510.2
80) 8030.6
99) Don't know51.0
Missing455 
TOTAL479100.0
165) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years of formal education10.1
3) Some high school91.1
4) High school diploma849.9
5) Some college15718.4
6) Graduated from college22626.5
7) Some graduate work11213.1
8) A graduate degree26330.9
Missing82 
TOTAL852100.0
166) (If MARITAL = 1) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years of formal education20.3
3) Some high school121.7
4) High school diploma8612.5
5) Some college13018.9
6) Graduated from college20930.3
7) Some graduate work629.0
8) A graduate degree18827.3
Missing245 
TOTAL689100.0
167) How many children do you have? (if none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None9410.2
1) 1869.3
2) 240443.8
3) 321923.8
4) 4849.1
5) 5182.0
6) 691.0
7) 740.4
8) 830.3
9) 910.1
Missing12 
TOTAL922100.0
168) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone11612.5
2) Two of us52156.1
3) Three of us11712.6
4) Four of us12813.8
5) Five of us404.3
6) Six of us30.3
7) Seven or more of us20.2
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing)10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL928100.0
169) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: under 6 years of age. (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None23482.7
1) 13010.6
2) 2176.0
3) 310.4
4) 410.4
Missing651 
TOTAL283100.0
170) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 6 – 12 years of age. (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None22465.1
1) 17622.1
2) 24011.6
3) 341.2
Missing590 
TOTAL344100.0
171) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 13 - 17 years of age. (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None21961.7
1) 110228.7
2) 2329.0
3) 320.6
Missing579 
TOTAL355100.0
172) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 18 – 24 years of age. (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None22678.7
1) 14917.1
2) 282.8
3) 331.0
4) 410.3
Missing647 
TOTAL287100.0
173) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 25 years of age and over. (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None202.2
1) 111512.8
2) 271179.3
3) 3424.7
4) 460.7
5) 510.1
6) 610.1
8) 810.1
Missing37 
TOTAL897100.0
174) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone10611.6
2) A single parent, living with one or more children273.0
3) A married couple, no children in household47752.4
4) A married couple, living with one or more children26228.8
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)394.3
Missing23 
TOTAL911100.0
175) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat25027.2
2) Independent16918.4
3) Republican48752.9
4) Other (specify):____141.5
Missing14 
TOTAL920100.0
176) How often do you: access the Internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often49453.3
2) Few times a week17218.6
3) Once a week384.1
4) Less than weekly849.1
5) Never13814.9
Missing8 
TOTAL926100.0
177) How often do you: send/receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often49753.7
2) Few times a week18419.9
3) Once a week303.2
4) Less than weekly839.0
5) Never13114.2
Missing9 
TOTAL925100.0
178) What is your race or origin? Is it: white or Caucasian? (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked272.9
1) Checked90597.1
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
179) What is your race or origin? Is it: black or African American? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91998.6
1) Checked131.4
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
180) What is your race or origin? Is it: Asian or Pacific Islander? (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92999.7
1) Checked30.3
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
181) What is your race or origin? Is it: Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin? (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92799.5
1) Checked50.5
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
182) What is your race or origin? Is it: Some other race (specify): (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92999.7
1) Checked30.3
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
183) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00060.7
2) $10,000- $14,99960.7
3) $15,000- $19,999172.0
4) $20,000- $29,999637.3
5) $30,000- $39,999677.8
6) $40,000- $49,999728.3
7) $50,000- $59,999778.9
8) $60,000- $69,999768.8
9) $70,000- $79,999748.6
10) $80,000- $89,999546.3
11) $90,000- $99,999566.5
12) $100,000- $124,99911313.1
13) $125,000- $149,999647.4
14) $150,000- more11913.8
Missing70 
TOTAL864100.0
184) 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) Yes80286.3
2) No12213.1
3) Don't know50.5
Missing5 
TOTAL929100.0
185) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following: to your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign)? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90898.5
2) No141.5
Missing12 
TOTAL922100.0
186) Write your best estimate of the amount given: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL81511103.56985442
187) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following: to your congregation, in giving to a special capital campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church? (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44450.9
2) No42849.1
Missing62 
TOTAL872100.0
188) Write your best estimate of the amount given: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40326882.864151316
189) 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) Yes76384.8
2) No13715.2
Missing34 
TOTAL900100.0
190) Write your best estimate of the amount given: special appeal? (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL68517890.166131255
191) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following: to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42849.0
2) No44651.0
Missing60 
TOTAL874100.0
192) Write your best estimate of the amount given: all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40523914.514147591
193) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following: to non–religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84292.9
2) No647.1
Missing28 
TOTAL906100.0
194) Write your best estimate of the amount given: non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL76217789.925123081
195) State (STATE)
196) Total Membership (TOTMEM1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL932758.142835
197) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast16818.0
2) Midwest26928.9
3) South34937.4
4) West14615.7
Missing2 
TOTAL932100.0
198) Total Membership (TOTMEM2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL932748.878860
199) Number who attend (ATTEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL932331.093465
200) Percent who attend (PCTATT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL93248.31421
201) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40707.6
2) 40-4917118.4
3) 50-6436639.5
4) 65+32034.5
Missing7 
TOTAL927100.0
202) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female50053.9
2) Male42846.1
Missing6 
TOTAL928100.0
203) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000293.4
2) $20,000- $49,99920223.4
3) $50,000- $99,99933739.0
4) $100,000+29634.3
Missing70 
TOTAL864100.0
204) 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) Democrat25027.2
2) Independent16918.4
3) Republican48752.9
4) Other141.5
Missing14 
TOTAL920100.0
205) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Less than high school diploma101.2
4) High school diploma849.9
5) Some college15718.4
6) Graduated from college22626.5
7) Some graduate work11213.1
8) Graduate degree26330.9
Missing82 
TOTAL852100.0