Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2006 - The Bible, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Please take a few moments to think back over the last week. In that period of seven days—and that period only—how often did you read the Bible or hear the Bible read (excluding during worship services) on your own? (Q1OWN)
TOTAL%
1) Never434.9
2) Once or twice11813.4
3) A few times14015.9
4) Often, but not daily27731.4
5) At least daily30534.5
Missing3 
TOTAL883100.0
2) Please take a few moments to think back over the last week. In that period of seven days—and that period only—how often did you read the Bible or hear the Bible read (excluding during worship services) with family? (Q1FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Never44352.9
2) Once or twice21225.3
3) A few times8610.3
4) Often, but not daily637.5
5) At least daily344.1
Missing48 
TOTAL838100.0
3) Please take a few moments to think back over the last week. In that period of seven days—and that period only—how often did you read the Bible or hear the Bible read (excluding during worship services) in connection with a group devoted specifically to Bible study? (Q1BSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Never41147.6
2) Once or twice32838.0
3) A few times718.2
4) Often, but not daily445.1
5) At least daily91.0
Missing23 
TOTAL863100.0
4) Please take a few moments to think back over the last week. In that period of seven days—and that period only—how often did you read the Bible or hear the Bible read (excluding during worship services) in connection with another church-based class or group (e.g., prayer group, church school class, women's circle, session meeting, etc.)? (Q1GROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Never34840.4
2) Once or twice35641.3
3) A few times11413.2
4) Often, but not daily384.4
5) At least daily60.7
Missing24 
TOTAL862100.0
5) Please think back over the past twelve months. In general, about how often over this year did you read the Bible or hear the Bible read (excluding during worship services) on your own? (Q2OWN)
TOTAL%
1) Never60.7
2) Rarely, but no regular pattern111.3
3) At times, but no regular pattern708.0
4) Once a month or less91.0
5) Once every 2-3 weeks232.6
6) Weekly/almost weekly21524.5
7) Daily/almost daily54462.0
Missing8 
TOTAL878100.0
6) Please think back over the past twelve months. In general, about how often over this year did you read the Bible or hear the Bible read (excluding during worship services) with family or friends? (Q2FAIMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Never11212.9
2) Rarely, but no regular pattern17119.7
3) At times, but no regular pattern11813.6
4) Once a month or less637.2
5) Once every 2-3 weeks10412.0
6) Weekly/almost weekly25028.8
7) Daily/almost daily515.9
Missing17 
TOTAL869100.0
7) Please think back over the past twelve months. In general, about how often over this year did you read the Bible or hear the Bible read (excluding during worship services) in connection with a group devoted specifically to Bible study? (Q2BSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Never10612.3
2) Rarely, but no regular pattern627.2
3) At times, but no regular pattern708.1
4) Once a month or less758.7
5) Once every 2-3 weeks819.4
6) Weekly/almost weekly45552.7
7) Daily/almost daily141.6
Missing23 
TOTAL863100.0
8) Please think back over the past twelve months. In general, about how often over this year did you read the Bible or hear the Bible read (excluding during worship services) in connection with another church-based class or group (e.g., prayer group, church school class, women's circle, session meeting, etc.)? (Q2GROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Never9010.4
2) Rarely, but no regular pattern596.8
3) At times, but no regular pattern9210.6
4) Once a month or less11212.9
5) Once every 2-3 weeks12814.8
6) Weekly/almost weekly37743.5
7) Daily/almost daily91.0
Missing19 
TOTAL867100.0
9) Which English translation of the Bible do you personally most prefer? (Q3TRANSP)
TOTAL%
1) Revised Standard Version (RSV)879.9
2) New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)49556.1
3) King James Version/New King James Version (KJV/NKJV)131.5
4) New International Version (NIV)16819.0
5) Today's English Version (Good News Bible)182.0
6) Living Bible111.2
7) American Standard Bible/New American Standard Bible192.2
8) Other (please specify)677.6
9) No preference/don't know40.5
Missing4 
TOTAL882100.0
10) Which English translation of the Bible is used most often in worship in your congregation? (Q3TRANSC)
TOTAL%
1) Revised Standard Version (RSV)10111.6
2) New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)51859.4
3) King James Version/New King James Version (KJV/NKJV)91.0
4) New International Version (NIV)19422.2
5) Today's English Version (Good News Bible)131.5
6) Living Bible30.3
7) American Standard Bible/New American Standard Bible50.6
8) Other (please specify)192.2
9) No preference/don't know101.1
Missing14 
TOTAL872100.0
11) Other translations of the Bible specified (OTHRTRNS)
TOTAL%
10) Other English translations (specified): Amplified Bible11.5
11) Other English translations (specified): Berkeley11.5
12) Other English translations (specified): English Standard Version1420.6
13) Other English translations (specified): Las Biblia De Las Americas11.5
14) Other English translations (specified): The Message, Eugene Peterson's translation3145.6
15) Other English translations (specified): New Century Version11.5
16) Other English translations (specified): New English Bible NEB)/New English Version (NEV)/Revised English Bible (REB)/Revised English Version (REV)710.3
17) Other English translations (specified): New Jerusalem Bible68.8
18) Other English translations (specified): Phillips translation11.5
19) Other English translations (specified): Inclusive Language Bible11.5
20) Other English translations (specified): Own version45.9
Missing818 
TOTAL68100.0
12) At any time over the past year have you engaged in individual reading or study of the Bible, that is, have you undertaken Bible study or reading on your own? (Q4INDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80291.6
2) No [Skip to Q10GRAND]748.4
Missing10 
TOTAL876100.0
13) When you engaged in individual Bible reading or study over the past year, did you use any of the following methods or formats to guide your reading? Reading a particular book of the Bible from beginning to end. (Q5BOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51868.7
2) No23631.3
Missing132 
TOTAL754100.0
14) When you engaged in individual Bible reading or study over the past year, did you use any of the following methods or formats to guide your reading? Reading selections from the lectionary. (Q5LECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59176.4
2) No18323.6
Missing112 
TOTAL774100.0
15) When you engaged in individual Bible reading or study over the past year, did you use any of the following methods or formats to guide your reading? Reading selections from Daily Prayer or The Mission Yearbook of Prayer and Study. (Q5PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20527.8
2) No53272.2
Missing149 
TOTAL737100.0
16) When you engaged in individual Bible reading or study over the past year, did you use any of the following methods or formats to guide your reading? Reading selections from a devotional magazine like Upper Room or These Days. (Q5DEVOT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28138.1
2) No45661.9
Missing149 
TOTAL737100.0
17) When you engaged in individual Bible reading or study over the past year, did you use any of the following methods or formats to guide your reading? Reading passages at random. (Q5RANDOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50167.6
2) No24032.4
Missing145 
TOTAL741100.0
18) When you engaged in individual Bible reading or study over the past year, did you use any of the following methods or formats to guide your reading? Listening to radio programs or audio recordings, or watching television programs or video tapes/DVDs, on which the Bible is read. (Q5LISTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23932.4
2) No49967.6
Missing148 
TOTAL738100.0
19) During the past year, how often did your individual Bible reading or study take place in each of the following settings? At home. (Q6HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Very often41852.7
2) Often14918.8
3) Sometimes16921.3
4) Rarely516.4
5) Never60.8
Missing93 
TOTAL793100.0
20) During the past year, how often did your individual Bible reading or study take place in each of the following settings? At my office/place of work. (Q6WORK)
TOTAL%
1) Very often39049.7
2) Often22328.4
3) Sometimes9812.5
4) Rarely374.7
5) Never374.7
Missing101 
TOTAL785100.0
21) During the past year, how often did your individual Bible reading or study take place in each of the following settings? In a car or public transportation. (Q6CAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very often131.7
2) Often263.5
3) Sometimes10113.4
4) Rarely21228.2
5) Never40153.3
Missing133 
TOTAL753100.0
22) During the past year, how often did your individual Bible reading or study take place in each of the following settings? Other (specify): (Q6OTHER1)
TOTAL%
1) Very often165.3
2) Often279.0
3) Sometimes5819.3
4) Rarely237.6
5) Never17758.8
Missing585 
TOTAL301100.0
23) During the past year, how often did your individual Bible reading or study take place in each of the following settings? Other (specify). (Q6OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Church43.8
2) Bible study; preparation for Bible study; group study; church school; in classes; continuing education [if minister]109.4
3) Retreat; camp; trips with church youth; prayer walks1413.2
4) Vacation/hotel2321.7
6) Non-religious events; activities, (e.g., sports; recreation speaker; community meeting)43.8
7) Restaurant; coffee shop1716.0
8) Other public sites, (e.g., Wal-Mart; library; rest home; visiting places)76.6
9) While waiting for something or someone; (e.g., at doctor's office)98.5
10) Outdoors98.5
20) All others98.5
Missing780 
TOTAL106100.0
24) Continue to recall your individual Bible reading or study over the past year. To what extent was that reading and study part of your preparation for a sermon? (Q7SERMON)
TOTAL%
1) Very often48360.8
2) Often15519.5
3) Sometimes11013.8
4) Rarely303.8
5) Never172.1
Missing91 
TOTAL795100.0
25) Continue to recall your individual Bible reading or study over the past year. To what extent was that reading and study part of your preparation for teaching or leading a Bible study group? (Q7TEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Very often35644.8
2) Often22728.6
3) Sometimes14318.0
4) Rarely324.0
5) Never374.7
Missing91 
TOTAL795100.0
26) Continue to recall your individual Bible reading or study over the past year. To what extent was that reading and study part of your preparation for attending a Bible study group? (Q7BSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12816.6
2) Often12916.8
3) Sometimes19224.9
4) Rarely17022.1
5) Never15119.6
Missing116 
TOTAL770100.0
27) Continue to recall your individual Bible reading or study over the past year. To what extent was that reading and study part of your own individual needs or wants? (Q7NEEDS)
TOTAL%
1) Very often29837.5
2) Often26032.7
3) Sometimes20625.9
4) Rarely283.5
5) Never30.4
Missing91 
TOTAL795100.0
28) Continue to recall your individual Bible reading or study over the past year. To what extent was that reading and study part of job- or academic-related assignments or work? (Q7WORK)
TOTAL%
1) Very often16621.9
2) Often16021.1
3) Sometimes16421.7
4) Rarely12216.1
5) Never14519.2
Missing129 
TOTAL757100.0
29) When you have engaged in individual Bible reading or study over the past year, how long did you typically spend at each reading or study session? (Q8TIME)
TOTAL%
4) 10.1
5) 40.5
7) 20.3
10) 455.7
11) 10.1
12) 243.1
13) 50.6
15) 8711.1
16) 10.1
17) 70.9
18) 81.0
20) 10913.9
22) 30.4
23) 50.6
24) 10.1
25) 243.1
27) 10.1
28) 10.1
30) 22028.0
35) 60.8
36) 10.1
37) 50.6
38) 30.4
40) 131.7
45) 648.2
50) 50.6
52) 40.5
53) 20.3
55) 10.1
60) 10413.2
67) 20.3
70) 10.1
75) 81.0
90) 151.9
150) 10.1
180) 10.1
Missing101 
TOTAL785100.0
30) Which response below do you think comes closest to describing the content of your individual Bible reading and study over the past year? (Q9CONT)
TOTAL%
1) I have read entirely from the Old Testament40.5
2) I have read mostly from the Old Testament263.2
3) I have read about equally from both the Old and New Testaments59173.4
4) I have read mostly from the New Testament18222.6
5) I have read entirely from the New Testament20.2
Missing81 
TOTAL805100.0
31) Do you have any children or grandchildren ages 18 or younger? (Q10GRAND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53360.7
2) No34539.3
Missing8 
TOTAL878100.0
32) If you have any children or grandchildren ages 18 or younger, in the last year, have you read Bible passages or stories at home to a child or grandchild? (Q10READ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, often8315.3
2) Yes, occasionally15528.7
3) Yes, rarely15628.8
4) No, never9517.6
5) Not applicable529.6
Missing345 
TOTAL541100.0
33) In the last year, have you engaged in any form of regular Bible reading or study as part of a Bible study group, that is, a small group devoted specifically to study of the Bible? (Q11GROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58866.9
2) No [Skip to Q13BIBLE]29133.1
Missing7 
TOTAL879100.0
34) If, in the last year, you have engaged in any form of regular Bible reading or study as part of a Bible study group, that is, a small group devoted specifically to study of the Bible, did your Bible study group use any of the following methods or formats as a guide to its reading? Reading a particular book of the Bible from beginning to end. (Q12BOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35163.4
2) No20336.6
Missing332 
TOTAL554100.0
35) If, in the last year, you have engaged in any form of regular Bible reading or study as part of a Bible study group, that is, a small group devoted specifically to study of the Bible, did your Bible study group use any of the following methods or formats as a guide to its reading? Reading selections from the lectionary. (Q12LECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18534.8
2) No34665.2
Missing355 
TOTAL531100.0
36) If, in the last year, you have engaged in any form of regular Bible reading or study as part of a Bible study group, that is, a small group devoted specifically to study of the Bible, did your Bible study group use any of the following methods or formats as a guide to its reading? Reading selections from Daily Prayer or The Mission Yearbook of Prayer and Study. (Q12PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes458.8
2) No46791.2
Missing374 
TOTAL512100.0
37) If, in the last year, you have engaged in any form of regular Bible reading or study as part of a Bible study group, that is, a small group devoted specifically to study of the Bible, did your Bible study group use any of the following methods or formats as a guide to its reading? Reading selections from a devotional magazine like Upper Room or These Days. (Q12DEVOT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6612.9
2) No44787.1
Missing373 
TOTAL513100.0
38) If, in the last year, you have engaged in any form of regular Bible reading or study as part of a Bible study group, that is, a small group devoted specifically to study of the Bible, did your Bible study group use any of the following methods or formats as a guide to its reading? Reading passages at random. (Q12RAND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15429.8
2) No36370.2
Missing369 
TOTAL517100.0
39) If, in the last year, you have engaged in any form of regular Bible reading or study as part of a Bible study group, that is, a small group devoted specifically to study of the Bible, did your Bible study group use any of the following methods or formats as a guide to its reading? Listening to radio programs or audio recordings, or watching television programs or video tapes/DVDs, on which the Bible is read. (Q12LISTN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13125.5
2) No38374.5
Missing372 
TOTAL514100.0
40) When you have read your Bible over the past year—whether on your own or as part of a study group—which of these resources did you use regularly as part of your Bible reading and study? (If you have not read the Bible in the last year, skip to Q15HIST.) A study Bible (Q13BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65078.3
2) No18021.7
Missing56 
TOTAL830100.0
41) When you have read your Bible over the past year—whether on your own or as part of a study group—which of these resources did you use regularly as part of your Bible reading and study? A Bible commentary (Q13COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73187.2
2) No10712.8
Missing48 
TOTAL838100.0
42) When you have read your Bible over the past year—whether on your own or as part of a study group—which of these resources did you use regularly as part of your Bible reading and study? A Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) study curriculum (Q13PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15220.1
2) No60379.9
Missing131 
TOTAL755100.0
43) When you have read your Bible over the past year—whether on your own or as part of a study group—which of these resources did you use regularly as part of your Bible reading and study? Kerygma (Q13KERYG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7410.0
2) No66590.0
Missing147 
TOTAL739100.0
44) When you have read your Bible over the past year—whether on your own or as part of a study group—which of these resources did you use regularly as part of your Bible reading and study? Bethel Bible study (Q13BETH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes111.5
2) No71798.5
Missing158 
TOTAL728100.0
45) When you have read your Bible over the past year—whether on your own or as part of a study group—which of these resources did you use regularly as part of your Bible reading and study? Disciple Bible study (Q13DISC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes324.4
2) No69995.6
Missing155 
TOTAL731100.0
46) When you have read your Bible over the past year—whether on your own or as part of a study group—which of these resources did you use regularly as part of your Bible reading and study? A Bible study from the Internet (Q13INTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15220.4
2) No59279.6
Missing142 
TOTAL744100.0
47) When you have read your Bible over the past year—whether on your own or as part of a study group—which of these resources did you use regularly as part of your Bible reading and study? Company of Pastors or Order of Elders resources (Q13COMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7810.6
2) No65889.4
Missing150 
TOTAL736100.0
48) When you have read your Bible over the past year—whether on your own or as part of a study group—which of these resources did you use regularly as part of your Bible reading and study? Other (please specify) (Q13OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23452.8
2) No20947.2
Missing443 
TOTAL443100.0
49) When you read the Bible—whether on your own or as part of a group—to what extent do you read it for comfort? (Q14COMF)
TOTAL%
1) Always819.5
2) Often28232.9
3) Sometimes39746.4
4) Rarely829.6
5) Never141.6
Missing30 
TOTAL856100.0
50) When you read the Bible—whether on your own or as part of a group—to what extent do you read it for entertainment? (Q14ENTER)
TOTAL%
1) Always81.0
2) Often364.3
3) Sometimes15718.9
4) Rarely35843.1
5) Never27132.7
Missing56 
TOTAL830100.0
51) When you read the Bible—whether on your own or as part of a group—to what extent do you read it for guidance? (Q14GUID)
TOTAL%
1) Always21524.9
2) Often39045.2
3) Sometimes21324.7
4) Rarely343.9
5) Never101.2
Missing24 
TOTAL862100.0
52) When you read the Bible—whether on your own or as part of a group—to what extent do you read it for information? (Q14INFO)
TOTAL%
1) Always18621.8
2) Often43951.3
3) Sometimes19422.7
4) Rarely293.4
5) Never70.8
Missing31 
TOTAL855100.0
53) When you read the Bible—whether on your own or as part of a group—to what extent do you read it for inspiration? (Q14INSP)
TOTAL%
1) Always38845.0
2) Often37443.3
3) Sometimes9210.7
4) Rarely60.7
5) Never30.3
Missing23 
TOTAL863100.0
54) When the Bible was read during the most recent worship service you attended in your congregation, did the reader provide a brief historical or contextual introduction? (Q15HIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46953.8
2) No38944.7
3) Don't remember131.5
Missing15 
TOTAL871100.0
55) When the Bible was read during the most recent worship service you attended in your congregation, did the reader provide a brief introduction to the meaning of the text? (Q15MEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40647.0
2) No44351.3
3) Don't remember151.7
Missing22 
TOTAL864100.0
56) When the Bible was read during the most recent worship service you attended in your congregation, did the reader announce the book and chapter of the passage(s)? (Q15ANNOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86398.2
2) No121.4
3) Don't remember40.5
Missing7 
TOTAL879100.0
57) When the Bible was read during the most recent worship service you attended in your congregation, did the reader invite worshippers to follow along using their own or a pew Bible? (Q15INVIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60168.9
2) No25329.0
3) Don't remember182.1
Missing14 
TOTAL872100.0
58) During the most recent worship service you attended in your congregation, was a Psalm read? (Q16READ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47354.4
2) No37943.6
3) Don't recall172.0
Missing17 
TOTAL869100.0
59) During the most recent worship service you attended in your congregation, was a Psalm sung? (Q16SUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18022.2
2) No60574.8
3) Don't recall243.0
Missing77 
TOTAL809100.0
60) During the most recent worship service you attended in your congregation, when Bible passages (not including a Psalm) were read out loud, how many passages were read? (Q17PASS)
TOTAL%
1) One passage25829.3
2) Two passages47453.9
3) Three passages13915.8
4) Don't remember91.0
Missing6 
TOTAL880100.0
61) Is a lectionary used to choose the scriptures for your congregation's worship? (Q18LECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always24527.8
2) Yes, often30334.4
3) Yes, sometimes10211.6
4) Yes, rarely8810.0
5) No, never13515.3
6) Don't know91.0
Missing4 
TOTAL882100.0
62) How often are the sermons in your congregation based on the lectionary reading for that Sunday? (Q19SUND)
TOTAL%
1) Always20423.3
2) Often35140.1
3) Sometimes10211.7
4) Rarely10712.2
5) Never10411.9
6) Don't know70.8
Missing11 
TOTAL875100.0
63) How often are the sermons in your congregation based on preaching through a book of the Bible? (Q19BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Always212.6
2) Often10513.0
3) Sometimes20525.3
4) Rarely24129.8
5) Never21826.9
6) Don't know192.3
Missing77 
TOTAL809100.0
64) How often are the sermons in your congregation based on themes or topical issues (e.g., Ten Commandments, Beatitudes, a contemporary problem, etc.)? (Q19THEME)
TOTAL%
1) Always222.6
2) Often21125.4
3) Sometimes33139.8
4) Rarely18322.0
5) Never769.1
6) Don't know81.0
Missing55 
TOTAL831100.0
65) Do you share a household with one or more family members? (Q20HHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71882.5
2) No15217.5
Missing16 
TOTAL870100.0
66) If you share a household with one or more family members, do you and other family members typically read the Bible together at meals on a daily basis? (Q20DAILY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes263.8
2) No66696.2
Missing194 
TOTAL692100.0
67) If you share a household with one or more family members, do you and other family members typically read the Bible together at meals on a occasional basis? (Q20OCCAS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15922.7
2) No54277.3
Missing185 
TOTAL701100.0
68) If you share a household with one or more family members, do you and other family members typically read the Bible together at Christmas, Easter, or other major Christian celebrations? (Q20HOLID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46165.1
2) No24734.9
Missing178 
TOTAL708100.0
69) If you share a household with one or more family members, do you and other family members typically read the Bible together at birthdays or anniversaries? (Q20BIRTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes476.8
2) No64493.2
Missing195 
TOTAL691100.0
70) If you share a household with one or more family members, do you and other family members typically read the Bible together at a regular time set aside for Bible reading or study? (Q20REG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14821.0
2) No55679.0
Missing182 
TOTAL704100.0
71) Code (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8866142.819647
72) Response form: (RESPFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper69578.4
2) Web19121.6
TOTAL886100.0
73) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (ORDAINED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8831984.47911
74) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body: (DENOMORD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist1122.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)48.0
4) Lutheran12.0
5) Methodist918.0
6) Presbyterian12.0
7) Other Presbyterian816.0
8) Reformed36.0
10) United Church of Christ510.0
12) Other816.0
Missing836 
TOTAL50100.0
75) Are you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes687.8
2) No79992.2
Missing19 
TOTAL867100.0
76) [If you are currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school] What degree do you seek? (DEGWORK)
TOTAL%
2) M.A.23.1
3) Th.M./S.T.M.11.5
4) D.Min.5178.5
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D./Ed.D.1116.9
Missing821 
TOTAL65100.0
77) [If you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school] At what school are you enrolled? (SCHOOL2)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland12.2
5) Austin12.2
18) Columbia715.2
30) Fuller510.9
36) Iliff12.2
39) Lancaster12.2
41) Louisville PTS36.5
45) McCormick613.0
53) New York12.2
63) Pittsburgh48.7
66) Reformed12.2
68) San Francisco36.5
78) Union PSCE24.3
83) Wesley12.2
99) Other919.6
Missing840 
TOTAL46100.0
78) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36742.0
2) No50658.0
Missing13 
TOTAL873100.0
79) [If you were engaged in any long-term secular job or career before entering seminary] How long were you in that job or career? (YRSSECJB)
TOTAL%
1) 103.2
2) 247.6
2.5) 10.3
3) 319.8
3.5) 10.3
4) 257.9
5) 247.6
6) 175.4
7) 134.1
8) 165.1
9) 113.5
10) 3812.0
11) 72.2
12) 92.8
13) 51.6
14) 72.2
15) 144.4
16) 41.3
17) 30.9
18) 72.2
19) 20.6
20) 175.4
21) 20.6
22) 30.9
23) 20.6
25) 41.3
26) 41.3
27) 10.3
28) 20.6
29) 10.3
30) 51.6
32) 10.3
35) 20.6
37) 20.6
39) 10.3
Missing570 
TOTAL316100.0
80) In what year did you receive your B.A., B.S., or other bachelor's degree? (YRBA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8862030.104724
81) What school awarded this degree? (SCHOOLBA)
TOTAL%
1) A Presbyterian-related college or university19522.2
2) Another church-related college or university19221.9
3) Other college or university49055.9
Missing9 
TOTAL877100.0
82) From what school and in what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? School awarding degree: (NAMEMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL85949.90624
83) From what school and in what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? Year received M.Div. or B.D. degree: (YRMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8631983.53811
84) Check here if no other graduate degrees. (NOGRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57765.1
1) Checked30934.9
TOTAL886100.0
85) Check here if you have earned a M.C.E./M.R.E. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (MCEMRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87298.4
1) Checked141.6
TOTAL886100.0
86) Year M.C.E./M.R.E. received: (YRMCEMRE)
TOTAL%
1953) 17.1
1963) 17.1
1969) 214.3
1971) 17.1
1974) 17.1
1976) 17.1
1980) 17.1
1981) 214.3
1985) 17.1
1988) 17.1
1992) 17.1
2000) 17.1
Missing872 
TOTAL14100.0
87) School awarding M.C.E./M.R.E. degree: (NAMEMCE)
TOTAL%
61) Perkins17.1
64) PSCE17.1
65) Princeton428.6
66) Reformed17.1
72) St. Paul17.1
78) Union PSCE642.9
Missing872 
TOTAL14100.0
88) Check here if you have earned a M.A. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (GRADMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83594.2
1) Checked515.8
TOTAL886100.0
89) Year M.A. received: (YEARMA)
TOTAL%
1958) 12.0
1965) 12.0
1968) 12.0
1969) 12.0
1970) 12.0
1971) 12.0
1972) 35.9
1973) 35.9
1974) 23.9
1975) 12.0
1976) 12.0
1977) 23.9
1978) 12.0
1979) 12.0
1981) 23.9
1982) 23.9
1983) 23.9
1984) 23.9
1985) 23.9
1986) 23.9
1987) 12.0
1988) 12.0
1989) 35.9
1992) 23.9
1993) 12.0
1994) 12.0
1995) 23.9
1996) 12.0
1997) 23.9
1998) 12.0
2001) 12.0
2002) 23.9
2003) 12.0
Missing835 
TOTAL51100.0
90) School awarding M.A. degree: (NAMEMA)
TOTAL%
5) Austin12.0
16) Claremont23.9
18) Columbia12.0
23) Duke University12.0
30) Fuller611.8
33) Gordon Conwell23.9
39) Lancaster12.0
60) Pacific School of Religion12.0
64) PSCE12.0
68) San Francisco12.0
74) Trinity Evangelical23.9
78) Union PSCE1121.6
79) University of Notre Dame12.0
99) Other2039.2
Missing835 
TOTAL51100.0
91) Check here if you have earned a Th.M./S.T.M. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (THMSTM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83694.4
1) Checked505.6
TOTAL886100.0
92) Year Th.M./S.T.M. received: (YRTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1955) 12.0
1958) 12.0
1966) 24.0
1968) 12.0
1969) 12.0
1970) 12.0
1971) 24.0
1973) 24.0
1974) 12.0
1975) 510.0
1978) 36.0
1979) 24.0
1980) 36.0
1981) 12.0
1982) 12.0
1983) 12.0
1985) 12.0
1986) 12.0
1987) 12.0
1988) 24.0
1989) 36.0
1991) 24.0
1992) 24.0
1993) 12.0
1994) 12.0
1995) 12.0
1997) 24.0
2001) 24.0
2003) 24.0
2005) 12.0
Missing836 
TOTAL50100.0
93) School awarding Th.M./S.T.M. degree: (NTHM-STM)
TOTAL%
5) Austin36.0
10) Calvin12.0
18) Columbia36.0
34) Harvard University36.0
41) Louisville PTS12.0
45) McCormick24.0
63) Pittsburgh36.0
65) Princeton1938.0
69) Southeastern Baptist12.0
78) Union PSCE24.0
88) Yale36.0
99) Other918.0
Missing836 
TOTAL50100.0
94) Check here if you have received a D.Min. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69578.4
1) Checked19121.6
TOTAL886100.0
95) Year D.Min. degree received: (YRDMIN)
TOTAL%
1964) 10.5
1968) 10.5
1974) 10.5
1975) 21.1
1976) 21.1
1977) 42.1
1978) 63.2
1979) 63.2
1980) 42.1
1981) 42.1
1982) 73.7
1983) 63.2
1984) 84.3
1985) 52.7
1986) 63.2
1987) 42.1
1988) 63.2
1989) 42.1
1990) 73.7
1991) 84.3
1992) 73.7
1993) 52.7
1994) 42.1
1995) 105.3
1996) 115.9
1997) 52.7
1998) 63.2
1999) 63.2
2000) 63.2
2001) 84.3
2002) 94.8
2003) 84.3
2004) 31.6
2005) 73.7
Missing699 
TOTAL187100.0
96) School awarding D.Min. degree: (NAMEDMIN)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton42.1
3) Asbury10.5
4) Ashland10.5
5) Austin115.9
15) Christian Theo10.5
17) Colgate Rochester10.5
18) Columbia3217.0
19) Concordia10.5
21) Drew31.6
22) Dubuque21.1
24) Eastern Baptist10.5
27) Erskine10.5
30) Fuller115.9
33) Gordon Conwell52.7
37) Interdenom Theo Center10.5
40) Lexington10.5
41) Louisville PTS73.7
45) McCormick2915.4
53) New York10.5
62) Phillips21.1
63) Pittsburgh136.9
65) Princeton84.3
68) San Francisco105.3
74) Trinity Evangelical10.5
76) United Theo Dayton21.1
77) United Theo MN10.5
78) Union PSCE2312.2
83) Wesley10.5
84) Western Theo Sem10.5
88) Yale10.5
90) United Theo Sem10.5
98) Union-unspecified10.5
99) Other94.8
Missing698 
TOTAL188100.0
97) Check here if you have received a Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (PHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83394.0
1) Checked536.0
TOTAL886100.0
98) Year Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree received: (YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1962) 11.9
1968) 11.9
1969) 11.9
1970) 11.9
1971) 11.9
1973) 35.8
1976) 23.8
1978) 11.9
1979) 11.9
1980) 11.9
1981) 23.8
1982) 47.7
1984) 23.8
1985) 23.8
1986) 35.8
1988) 47.7
1990) 11.9
1992) 23.8
1993) 11.9
1996) 11.9
1997) 35.8
1998) 11.9
1999) 47.7
2000) 11.9
2001) 11.9
2002) 23.8
2003) 11.9
2004) 11.9
2005) 35.8
Missing834 
TOTAL52100.0
99) School awarding Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree: (NAMEPHD)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont47.5
21) Drew35.7
23) Duke University23.8
31) Garrett Evangelical11.9
34) Harvard University23.8
63) Pittsburgh11.9
65) Princeton35.7
68) San Francisco11.9
74) Trinity Evangelical23.8
75) Union-Auburn35.7
78) Union PSCE11.9
81) Vanderbilt23.8
99) Other2852.8
Missing833 
TOTAL53100.0
100) Check here if you have received other graduate degrees in theology, Christian education, and religion. (OTHERGRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87799.0
1) Checked91.0
TOTAL886100.0
101) Year all other degrees received: (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
1973) 111.1
1976) 111.1
1983) 111.1
1993) 111.1
2000) 111.1
2002) 333.3
2004) 111.1
Missing877 
TOTAL9100.0
102) School awarding other degrees: (NAMEOTHR)
TOTAL%
68) San Francisco222.2
78) Union PSCE111.1
83) Wesley111.1
98) Union-unspecified111.1
99) Other444.4
Missing877 
TOTAL9100.0
103) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: (GRAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree85.3
2) Master's degree12985.4
3) Doctoral degree106.6
4) Other42.6
Missing735 
TOTAL151100.0
104) Year degree received: (GRAD2YR)
TOTAL%
1951) 10.7
1957) 10.7
1961) 10.7
1962) 10.7
1963) 21.3
1965) 42.7
1966) 53.3
1968) 21.3
1969) 53.3
1970) 21.3
1971) 53.3
1972) 32.0
1973) 42.7
1974) 64.0
1975) 42.7
1976) 85.3
1977) 64.0
1978) 64.0
1979) 74.7
1980) 64.0
1981) 74.7
1982) 21.3
1983) 32.0
1984) 42.7
1985) 42.7
1986) 42.7
1987) 42.7
1988) 32.0
1989) 53.3
1990) 32.0
1991) 21.3
1992) 10.7
1993) 53.3
1994) 21.3
1995) 32.0
1996) 42.7
1997) 32.0
1998) 32.0
2000) 21.3
2002) 10.7
2004) 42.7
2005) 10.7
2006) 10.7
Missing736 
TOTAL150100.0
105) Major or subject: (MAJOR)
TOTAL%
1) Business/Finance/Accounting/Management1610.7
2) Education128.0
3) English/Humanities/Languages1711.3
4) Fine arts/Music53.3
5) Journalism/Communication/Speech42.7
6) Medical/Health21.3
7) Natural science/Engineering/Math/Computer science117.3
8) Philosophy/Religion/Theology85.3
9) Social and behavioral science/History5234.7
10) Other2315.3
Missing736 
TOTAL150100.0
106) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: (GRAD3)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree27.7
2) Master's degree1661.5
3) Doctoral degree830.8
Missing860 
TOTAL26100.0
107) Year degree received: (GRAD3YR)
TOTAL%
1968) 13.8
1969) 13.8
1971) 13.8
1972) 27.7
1976) 27.7
1978) 27.7
1980) 27.7
1983) 13.8
1984) 13.8
1986) 13.8
1988) 13.8
1990) 27.7
1992) 27.7
1995) 27.7
1998) 415.4
2000) 13.8
Missing860 
TOTAL26100.0
108) Major or subject: (MAJOR3)
TOTAL%
2) Education415.4
3) English/Humanities/Languages27.7
5) Journalism/Communication/Speech13.8
6) Medical/Health27.7
7) Natural science/Engineering/Math/Computer science13.8
8) Philosophy/Religion/Theology13.8
9) Social and behavioral science/History1246.2
10) Other311.5
Missing860 
TOTAL26100.0
109) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Pastor, co-pastor, associate, or other pastor in a congregation (PASTORAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23426.4
1) Checked65273.6
TOTAL886100.0
110) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Other position in a congregation (specify) (POSITION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85896.8
1) Checked283.2
TOTAL886100.0
111) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Non-parish job or ministry (NONPARSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71080.1
1) Checked17619.9
TOTAL886100.0
112) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Unemployed (UNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85696.6
1) Checked303.4
TOTAL886100.0
113) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Retired from active ministry (RETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84695.9
1) Checked364.1
Missing4 
TOTAL882100.0
114) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FULLPART)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time (35 or more hours per week)59188.3
2) Part-time7811.7
Missing217 
TOTAL669100.0
115) [If "part-time,"] Specify hours per week: (HOURS)
TOTAL%
2) 23.2
3) 11.6
4) 11.6
8) 23.2
10) 69.7
11) 11.6
15) 23.2
16) 11.6
18) 34.8
19) 11.6
20) 1524.2
21) 11.6
23) 11.6
25) 711.3
26) 11.6
30) 1321.0
31) 11.6
32) 11.6
35) 11.6
50) 11.6
Missing824 
TOTAL62100.0
116) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (CONGREG)
TOTAL%
1) One63795.8
2) Two or more yoked congregations192.9
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations91.4
Missing221 
TOTAL665100.0
117) [If you are serving two or more congregations] How many? (MANY)
TOTAL%
2) Three2395.8
3) Four or more14.2
Missing862 
TOTAL24100.0
118) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more.) (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL641433.17536
119) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Solo pastor (SOLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54461.4
1) Checked34238.6
TOTAL886100.0
120) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Senior pastor (SENIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64472.7
1) Checked24227.3
TOTAL886100.0
121) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Associate pastor (ASSO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79790.0
1) Checked8910.0
TOTAL886100.0
122) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Co-pastor (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86197.2
1) Checked252.8
TOTAL886100.0
123) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Stated or temporary supply (TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85196.0
1) Checked354.0
TOTAL886100.0
124) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Designated pastor (DESIGNAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87999.2
1) Checked70.8
TOTAL886100.0
125) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Interim pastor (INTERMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84895.7
1) Checked384.3
TOTAL886100.0
126) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Tentmaker (TENTMAKE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87799.0
1) Checked91.0
TOTAL886100.0
127) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Paid parish associate (PAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87198.3
1) Checked151.7
TOTAL886100.0
128) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Other (specify) (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86497.5
1) Checked222.5
TOTAL886100.0
129) Is your non-parish or non-pastoral job or ministry full-time or part-time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NOPARJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time (35 or more hours per week)14165.0
2) Part-time7635.0
Missing669 
TOTAL217100.0
130) [If "part-time,"] Specify hours per week: (HOURS2)
TOTAL%
1) 11.4
4) 45.8
5) 45.8
6) 22.9
8) 34.3
9) 11.4
10) 68.7
12) 34.3
15) 811.6
18) 11.4
20) 1521.7
21) 11.4
24) 22.9
25) 57.2
28) 11.4
30) 57.2
32) 11.4
35) 22.9
40) 22.9
50) 11.4
98) 11.4
Missing817 
TOTAL69100.0
131) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Faculty/staff at an educational institution (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82793.3
1) Checked596.7
TOTAL886100.0
132) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Chaplain (CHAPLAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84895.7
1) Checked384.3
TOTAL886100.0
133) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Missionary/mission co-worker (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88399.7
1) Checked30.3
TOTAL886100.0
134) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? National staff or middle governing body staff (NATFSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87498.6
1) Checked121.4
TOTAL886100.0
135) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (ECUMENIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87899.1
1) Checked80.9
TOTAL886100.0
136) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Professional pastoral counselor (PROFCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86697.7
1) Checked202.3
TOTAL886100.0
137) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Other church-related employment (specify) (OTHCHEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86397.4
1) Checked232.6
TOTAL886100.0
138) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? All other (including "secular") employment (specify) (ALOTHEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80290.5
1) Checked849.5
TOTAL886100.0
139) For what type of institution do you work? Military (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87999.2
1) Checked70.8
TOTAL886100.0
140) For what type of institution do you work? Civilian government (CIVLGOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88299.5
1) Checked40.5
TOTAL886100.0
141) For what type of institution do you work? Elementary, middle, or high school (ELEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87799.0
1) Checked91.0
TOTAL886100.0
142) For what type of institution do you work? College or university (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85696.6
1) Checked303.4
TOTAL886100.0
143) For what type of institution do you work? Seminary or other theological school (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85997.0
1) Checked273.0
TOTAL886100.0
144) For what type of institution do you work? Hospital or other medical facility (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85896.8
1) Checked283.2
TOTAL886100.0
145) For what type of institution do you work? Church/religious body (CHURCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84395.1
1) Checked434.9
TOTAL886100.0
146) For what type of institution do you work? Other non-profit organization (NOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85196.0
1) Checked354.0
TOTAL886100.0
147) For what type of institution do you work? For-profit business (FOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84295.0
1) Checked445.0
TOTAL886100.0
148) For what type of institution do you work? Other (specify) (OTHER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85296.2
1) Checked343.8
TOTAL886100.0
149) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5826.9
2) No15873.1
Missing670 
TOTAL216100.0
150) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
TOTAL%
0) 141.8
1) 33043.4
2) 182.4
3) 131.7
4) 192.5
5) 273.6
6) 121.6
7) 111.4
8) 162.1
9) 70.9
10) 141.8
11) 91.2
12) 111.4
13) 81.1
14) 91.2
15) 111.4
16) 91.2
17) 40.5
18) 172.2
19) 111.4
20) 172.2
21) 152.0
22) 202.6
23) 121.6
24) 91.2
25) 111.4
26) 111.4
27) 60.8
28) 91.2
29) 70.9
30) 121.6
31) 81.1
32) 30.4
33) 40.5
34) 20.3
35) 121.6
36) 40.5
38) 10.1
39) 20.3
40) 91.2
41) 10.1
42) 20.3
43) 20.3
45) 30.4
46) 10.1
48) 30.4
52) 20.3
58) 10.1
59) 10.1
Missing126 
TOTAL760100.0
151) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Check only one. 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) Baptist596.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)91.0
3) Episcopal111.3
4) Lutheran171.9
5) Methodist697.9
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA55663.4
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)161.8
8) Reformed91.0
9) Roman Catholic273.1
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)131.5
11) Independent or Non-denominational141.6
12) Other (specify)566.4
13) None212.4
Missing9 
TOTAL877100.0
152) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative374.2
2) Conservative20823.9
3) Moderate32237.0
4) Liberal23326.8
5) Very liberal718.2
Missing15 
TOTAL871100.0
153) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.364.1
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.46853.5
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.29133.3
4) The Bible is not the word of God but contains God's word to us.758.6
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.30.3
7) Don't know10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL874100.0
154) 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 agree69679.2
2) Agree13515.4
3) Neutral or not sure414.7
4) Disagree50.6
5) Strongly disagree20.2
Missing7 
TOTAL879100.0
155) 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 agree46553.0
2) Agree19121.8
3) Neutral or not sure15317.4
4) Disagree515.8
5) Strongly disagree171.9
Missing9 
TOTAL877100.0
156) 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 agree202.3
2) Agree637.2
3) Neutral or not sure799.0
4) Disagree42848.9
5) Strongly disagree28532.6
Missing11 
TOTAL875100.0
157) 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 agree212.4
2) Agree809.2
3) Neutral or not sure11613.3
4) Disagree32337.1
5) Strongly disagree33138.0
Missing15 
TOTAL871100.0
158) 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 agree32537.1
2) Agree20923.9
3) Neutral or not sure10612.1
4) Disagree17219.7
5) Strongly disagree637.2
Missing11 
TOTAL875100.0
159) 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 agree14416.5
2) Agree11713.4
3) Neutral or not sure17019.5
4) Disagree23927.4
5) Strongly disagree20223.2
Missing14 
TOTAL872100.0
160) 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. (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree49556.4
2) Agree34839.6
3) Neutral or not sure293.3
4) Disagree50.6
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL878100.0
161) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily41347.0
2) Several times a week30534.7
3) Weekly829.3
4) Several times a month354.0
5) Once a month161.8
6) Less than once a month273.1
7) Never10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL879100.0
162) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily445.1
2) Several times a week16418.9
3) Weekly30535.1
4) Several times a month9310.7
5) Once a month505.8
6) Less than once a month13615.7
7) Never778.9
Missing17 
TOTAL869100.0
163) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily141.6
2) Several times a week9911.4
3) Weekly39245.2
4) Several times a month8910.3
5) Once a month627.1
6) Less than once a month12614.5
7) Never869.9
Missing18 
TOTAL868100.0
164) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily74585.4
2) Several times a week9010.3
3) Weekly171.9
4) Several times a month141.6
5) Once a month10.1
6) Less than once a month40.5
7) Never10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL872100.0
165) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily38444.4
2) Several times a week23827.5
3) Weekly11413.2
4) Several times a month495.7
5) Once a month101.2
6) Less than once a month414.7
7) Never283.2
Missing22 
TOTAL864100.0
166) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily202.3
2) Several times a week576.7
3) Weekly21825.5
4) Several times a month9010.5
5) Once a month758.8
6) Less than once a month19823.2
7) Never19623.0
Missing32 
TOTAL854100.0
167) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily66375.9
2) Several times a week11613.3
3) Weekly303.4
4) Several times a month273.1
5) Once a month70.8
6) Less than once a month151.7
7) Never151.7
Missing13 
TOTAL873100.0
168) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily70281.1
2) Several times a week9611.1
3) Weekly263.0
4) Several times a month151.7
5) Once a month70.8
6) Less than once a month40.5
7) Never161.8
Missing20 
TOTAL866100.0
169) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily24428.0
2) Several times a week19722.6
3) Weekly10211.7
4) Several times a month10011.5
5) Once a month566.4
6) Less than once a month9110.5
7) Never809.2
Missing16 
TOTAL870100.0
170) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily65475.2
2) Several times a week12314.1
3) Weekly232.6
4) Several times a month364.1
5) Once a month80.9
6) Less than once a month202.3
7) Never60.7
Missing16 
TOTAL870100.0
171) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Meet with other ministers in a pastoral support group or peer group (PASTSUPG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily313.5
2) Several times a week242.7
3) Weekly13315.1
4) Several times a month12213.9
5) Once a month25829.4
6) Less than once a month19922.7
7) Never11112.6
Missing8 
TOTAL878100.0
172) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. Being part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an important part of my identity as a Christian. (IDPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree40345.9
2) Agree35140.0
3) Neutral or not sure576.5
4) Disagree586.6
5) Strongly disagree91.0
Missing8 
TOTAL878100.0
173) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. While they may have disagreements from time to time, Christians should remain loyal to one denomination throughout their adult lives. (LOYALDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree343.9
2) Agree20223.0
3) Neutral or not sure26630.2
4) Disagree30835.0
5) Strongly disagree708.0
Missing6 
TOTAL880100.0
174) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. There are several other denominations where I could belong and be just as satisfied. (DENOMSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree718.1
2) Agree35039.9
3) Neutral or not sure19121.8
4) Disagree22826.0
5) Strongly disagree384.3
Missing8 
TOTAL878100.0
175) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has a clearer understanding of the church's mission in the world today than do most other denominations. (MISPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree455.1
2) Agree18521.0
3) Neutral or not sure26029.5
4) Disagree32336.7
5) Strongly disagree677.6
Missing6 
TOTAL880100.0
176) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. I have a sense of excitement about the future of my congregation. (EXCITFUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28232.4
2) Agree37643.2
3) Neutral or not sure12614.5
4) Disagree677.7
5) Strongly disagree202.3
Missing15 
TOTAL871100.0
177) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. I have a sense of excitement about the future of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (FUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree536.0
2) Agree22325.4
3) Neutral or not sure27331.1
4) Disagree24227.5
5) Strongly disagree8810.0
Missing7 
TOTAL879100.0
178) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Gay partners who make a legal commitment to each other should be entitled to the same rights and benefits as couples in traditional marriages. (GPARBEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30735.0
2) Agree25228.7
3) Neutral or not sure718.1
4) Disagree11713.3
5) Strongly disagree13014.8
Missing9 
TOTAL877100.0
179) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Presbyterian ministers should be prohibited from performing ceremonies that bless the union between two people of the same sex. (SSUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22525.6
2) Agree12314.0
3) Neutral or not sure9610.9
4) Disagree18821.4
5) Strongly disagree24728.1
Missing7 
TOTAL879100.0
180) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. It should be OK for two people of the same sex to hold a union ceremony in a Presbyterian church. (UNIONCER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21824.9
2) Agree18821.4
3) Neutral or not sure10612.1
4) Disagree13114.9
5) Strongly disagree23426.7
Missing9 
TOTAL877100.0
181) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. In general, a person who has sex with someone of the same sex is committing a sin. (SAMESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21224.2
2) Agree14016.0
3) Neutral or not sure13215.1
4) Disagree18821.4
5) Strongly disagree20523.4
Missing9 
TOTAL877100.0
182) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20623.5
2) Agree16318.6
3) Neutral or not sure10812.3
4) Disagree16018.3
5) Strongly disagree23827.2
Missing11 
TOTAL875100.0
183) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Decisions on ordination to the ministry of the Word and Sacrament of sexually active gay and lesbian persons should be left for each presbytery to make on a case-by-case basis. (GAYORDIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19021.6
2) Agree19822.5
3) Neutral or not sure616.9
4) Disagree15017.1
5) Strongly disagree28031.9
Missing7 
TOTAL879100.0
184) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26630.3
2) Agree24828.2
3) Neutral or not sure11413.0
4) Disagree11012.5
5) Strongly disagree14015.9
Missing8 
TOTAL878100.0
185) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. I would be comfortable with a pastor who is gay or lesbian. (GAYPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23827.1
2) Agree20923.8
3) Neutral or not sure11513.1
4) Disagree11613.2
5) Strongly disagree20122.9
Missing7 
TOTAL879100.0
186) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of deacon? (GAYDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely36942.1
2) Yes, probably10512.0
3) Not sure576.5
4) No, probably not9310.6
5) No, definitely not25228.8
Missing10 
TOTAL876100.0
187) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of elder? (GAYELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely36842.0
2) Yes, probably9911.3
3) Not sure546.2
4) No, probably not9611.0
5) No, definitely not25929.6
Missing10 
TOTAL876100.0
188) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of minister of the Word and Sacrament? (GAYMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely34239.0
2) Yes, probably9310.6
3) Not sure586.6
4) No, probably not9310.6
5) No, definitely not29033.1
Missing10 
TOTAL876100.0
189) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female26330.0
2) Male61470.0
Missing9 
TOTAL877100.0
190) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL87852.58910
191) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm647.3
2) On a farm40.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)28332.3
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)14616.7
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city657.4
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)11413.0
7) In a suburb near a large city20022.8
Missing10 
TOTAL876100.0
192) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place where your congregation is located? (CONGLOC)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm465.6
2) On a farm50.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)28835.3
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)14517.8
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city485.9
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)13116.1
7) In a suburb near a large city15318.8
Missing70 
TOTAL816100.0
193) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married73083.4
2) Not married14516.6
Missing11 
TOTAL875100.0
194) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married6445.1
2) Yes, am now widowed74.9
3) Yes, am now divorced6747.2
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced42.8
Missing744 
TOTAL142100.0
195) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was widowed101.5
2) Yes, was divorced11717.2
3) Yes, both widowed and divorced10.1
4) No55481.2
Missing204 
TOTAL682100.0
196) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Some high school10.1
3) High school diploma182.5
4) Some college, but no degree577.8
5) Associate's degree243.3
6) Bachelor's degree16222.1
7) Some graduate work8411.5
8) Graduate degree38752.8
Missing153 
TOTAL733100.0
197) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SMINISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10814.8
2) No62185.2
Missing157 
TOTAL729100.0
198) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49455.9
1) Checked39044.1
Missing2 
TOTAL884100.0
199) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75084.7
1) Checked13615.3
TOTAL886100.0
200) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81592.0
1) Checked718.0
TOTAL886100.0
201) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86797.9
1) Checked192.1
TOTAL886100.0
202) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82392.9
1) Checked637.1
TOTAL886100.0
203) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80891.2
1) Checked788.8
TOTAL886100.0
204) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87598.8
1) Checked111.2
TOTAL886100.0
205) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87698.9
1) Checked101.1
TOTAL886100.0
206) 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) 20.3
2) 10.2
3) 10.2
4) 10.2
5) 10.2
6) 10.2
8) 30.5
10) 111.9
12) 61.0
15) 122.0
16) 10.2
17) 20.3
18) 50.9
20) 498.3
22) 10.2
23) 10.2
24) 40.7
25) 193.2
27) 10.2
30) 376.3
32) 81.4
34) 10.2
35) 203.4
36) 20.3
37) 10.2
38) 50.9
40) 14825.2
42) 20.3
43) 10.2
44) 10.2
45) 478.0
46) 10.2
47) 10.2
48) 101.7
50) 9215.6
52) 10.2
53) 10.2
55) 264.4
58) 10.2
60) 417.0
65) 61.0
70) 61.0
71) 10.2
80) 40.7
90) 10.2
99) 10.2
Missing298 
TOTAL588100.0
207) Please indicate the faith or denomination 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) Baptist7510.3
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)71.0
3) Episcopal243.3
4) Lutheran405.5
5) Methodist9112.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA29140.0
7) Other Presbyterian121.6
8) Reformed81.1
9) Roman Catholic577.8
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)192.6
11) Independent or non-denominational141.9
12) Other (specify)709.6
13) None202.7
Missing158 
TOTAL728100.0
208) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.1
3) Episcopal81.1
4) Lutheran60.8
5) Methodist71.0
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA64891.3
7) Other Presbyterian20.3
9) Roman Catholic111.5
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)91.3
11) Independent or non-denominational20.3
12) Other (specify)60.8
13) None91.3
Missing176 
TOTAL710100.0
209) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None14216.3
1) 110912.5
2) 237242.6
3) 318220.8
4) 4556.3
5) 560.7
6) 650.6
7) 710.1
11) 1110.1
Missing13 
TOTAL873100.0
210) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (MANSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13715.6
2) No74084.4
Missing9 
TOTAL877100.0
211) 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 alone10712.1
2) Two of us40946.4
3) Three of us15517.6
4) Four of us13615.4
5) Five of us556.2
6) Six of us151.7
7) Seven or more of us40.5
Missing5 
TOTAL881100.0
212) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None24573.8
1) One5115.4
2) Two278.1
3) Three82.4
4) Four10.3
Missing554 
TOTAL332100.0
213) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 6–12 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None23662.8
1) One9324.7
2) Two3810.1
3) Three82.1
4) Four10.3
Missing510 
TOTAL376100.0
214) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 13–17 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None22655.9
1) One12029.7
2) Two5212.9
3) Three51.2
4) Four10.2
Missing482 
TOTAL404100.0
215) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 18–24 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None24277.8
1) One6019.3
2) Two92.9
Missing575 
TOTAL311100.0
216) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None30.3
1) One12314.1
2) Two70881.0
3) Three354.0
4) Four40.5
5) Five10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL874100.0
217) 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 alone10411.9
2) A single parent, living with one or more children202.3
3) A married couple, no children in household37142.4
4) A married couple, living with one or more children33037.7
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)515.8
Missing10 
TOTAL876100.0
218) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat49857.0
2) Independent16218.6
3) Republican19322.1
4) Other (specify)202.3
Missing13 
TOTAL873100.0
219) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked515.8
1) Checked83594.2
TOTAL886100.0
220) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87398.5
1) Checked131.5
TOTAL886100.0
221) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87398.5
1) Checked131.5
TOTAL886100.0
222) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87098.2
1) Checked161.8
TOTAL886100.0
223) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87698.9
1) Checked101.1
TOTAL886100.0
224) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88499.8
1) Checked20.2
TOTAL886100.0
225) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2004? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00030.3
2) $10,000-$14,99930.3
3) $15,000-$19,99960.7
4) $20,000-$29,999293.3
5) $30,000-$39,999627.2
6) $40,000-$49,9999511.0
7) $50,000-$59,99910011.5
8) $60,000-$69,9999010.4
9) $70,000-$79,99910111.7
10) $80,000-$89,999799.1
11) $90,000-$99,9999110.5
12) $100,000-$124,99910111.7
13) $125,000-$149,999566.5
14) $150,000-$199,999283.2
15) $200,000-$249,99970.8
16) $250,000 or more151.7
Missing20 
TOTAL866100.0
226) During the calendar year 2004, 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) Yes72182.2
2) No15617.8
Missing9 
TOTAL877100.0
227) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7944684.0734542
228) During the calendar year 2004, 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) Yes37043.8
2) No47456.2
Missing42 
TOTAL844100.0
229) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3371531.1193001
230) During the calendar year 2004, 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. (SPECAPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65475.3
2) No21424.7
Missing18 
TOTAL868100.0
231) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
0) None50.7
10) 1030.4
20) 2050.7
25) 2581.2
30) 3020.3
35) 3510.1
40) 4010.1
50) 50466.6
51) 5110.1
60) 6020.3
75) 7540.6
100) 10011216.1
115) 11510.1
125) 12520.3
150) 150213.0
160) 16020.3
170) 17010.1
175) 17510.1
200) 20011716.8
250) 250273.9
280) 28010.1
300) 3007210.4
320) 32010.1
350) 35040.6
400) 400202.9
430) 43010.1
445) 44510.1
500) 50011516.5
540) 54020.3
600) 600172.4
700) 70050.7
750) 75020.3
800) 80071.0
900) 90010.1
1000) 1000456.5
1200) 120040.6
1300) 130010.1
1500) 150091.3
1550) 155010.1
1880) 188010.1
2000) 200091.3
3000) 300040.6
3535) 353510.1
4500) 450010.1
5000) 500030.4
12000) 1200010.1
25000) 2500010.1
999999) Don't know30.4
Missing191 
TOTAL695100.0
232) During the calendar year 2004, 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) Yes49257.7
2) No36042.3
Missing34 
TOTAL852100.0
233) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4943169.57745024
234) During the calendar year 2004, 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) Yes64774.9
2) No21725.1
Missing22 
TOTAL864100.0
235) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6985318.05365466
236) Pastor (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Non-pastor27631.2
1) Pastor61068.8
TOTAL886100.0
237) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors61068.8
4) Specialized clergy27631.2
TOTAL886100.0
238) State (STATE)
239) Region of residents (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast18520.9
2) Midwest21724.5
3) South32036.1
4) West16418.5
TOTAL886100.0
240) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 409610.9
2) 40-4919622.3
3) 50-6451458.5
4) 65+728.2
Missing8 
TOTAL878100.0
241) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female26330.0
2) Male61470.0
Missing9 
TOTAL877100.0
242) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2004? (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 $20,000121.4
2) $20K-$49,99918621.5
3) $50K-$99,99946153.2
4) $100K+20723.9
Missing20 
TOTAL866100.0
243) 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) Democrat49857.0
2) Independent16218.6
3) Republican19322.1
4) Other (specify)202.3
Missing13 
TOTAL873100.0
244) I-REGION: Region of residents (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast18520.9
2) Midwest21724.5
3) South32036.1
4) West16418.5
TOTAL886100.0