Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2006, Mental Illness, Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Code (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7183740.602431
2) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Genetic factors. (Q1AGENET)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30342.9
2) Important26437.3
3) Somewhat important10715.1
4) Not important172.4
5) No opinion162.3
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
3) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Bad parenting. (Q1BPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important7811.2
2) Important23033.0
3) Somewhat important27839.9
4) Not important8011.5
5) No opinion304.3
Missing22 
TOTAL696100.0
4) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Demon possession. (Q1CDEMON)
TOTAL%
1) Very important294.2
2) Important476.9
3) Somewhat important8412.3
4) Not important33749.2
5) No opinion18827.4
Missing33 
TOTAL685100.0
5) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Socioeconomic conditions. (Q1DSES)
TOTAL%
1) Very important284.1
2) Important16824.3
3) Somewhat important31846.1
4) Not important14420.9
5) No opinion324.6
Missing28 
TOTAL690100.0
6) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Lack of individual willpower. (Q1EWILLP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important314.5
2) Important9814.3
3) Somewhat important21931.9
4) Not important28341.2
5) No opinion568.2
Missing31 
TOTAL687100.0
7) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? A chemical imbalance in the brain. (Q1FCHEM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important41558.5
2) Important22732.0
3) Somewhat important415.8
4) Not important30.4
5) No opinion243.4
Missing8 
TOTAL710100.0
8) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Spiritual weakness. (Q1GSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important517.4
2) Important11316.4
3) Somewhat important23133.5
4) Not important23734.3
5) No opinion588.4
Missing28 
TOTAL690100.0
9) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Other (specify). (Q1HOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very important3117.2
2) Important2916.1
3) Somewhat important52.8
4) Not important52.8
5) No opinion11061.1
Missing538 
TOTAL180100.0
10) Listed below are some conditions and symptoms that affect a portion of the population at any given time. How serious is each of the following? Panic attacks. (Q2APANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious10414.8
2) Generally serious27238.7
3) Somewhat serious25436.1
4) Not very serious578.1
5) No opinion162.3
Missing15 
TOTAL703100.0
11) Listed below are some conditions and symptoms that affect a portion of the population at any given time. How serious is each of the following? Phobias/abnormal fears. (Q2BPHOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9112.9
2) Generally serious27138.3
3) Somewhat serious28940.9
4) Not very serious405.7
5) No opinion162.3
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
12) Listed below are some conditions and symptoms that affect a portion of the population at any given time. How serious is each of the following? Obsessions/compulsions. (Q2COBSES)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious12517.8
2) Generally serious28841.0
3) Somewhat serious24134.3
4) Not very serious365.1
5) No opinion131.8
Missing15 
TOTAL703100.0
13) Listed below are some conditions and symptoms that affect a portion of the population at any given time. How serious is each of the following? Paranoid thoughts. (Q2DPARA)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious21430.6
2) Generally serious28741.0
3) Somewhat serious15722.4
4) Not very serious284.0
5) No opinion142.0
Missing18 
TOTAL700100.0
14) Listed below are some conditions and symptoms that affect a portion of the population at any given time. How serious is each of the following? Depression. (Q2EDEP)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious34448.9
2) Generally serious27038.4
3) Somewhat serious7310.4
4) Not very serious50.7
5) No opinion111.6
Missing15 
TOTAL703100.0
15) Listed below are some conditions and symptoms that affect a portion of the population at any given time. How serious is each of the following? Hearing voices that no one else can hear. (Q2FVOICE)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious34749.1
2) Generally serious15021.2
3) Somewhat serious10815.3
4) Not very serious567.9
5) No opinion466.5
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
16) Listed below are some conditions and symptoms that affect a portion of the population at any given time. How serious is each of the following? Bipolar disorder. (Q2GBIPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious36852.0
2) Generally serious23633.3
3) Somewhat serious669.3
4) Not very serious111.6
5) No opinion273.8
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
17) Listed below are some conditions and symptoms that affect a portion of the population at any given time. How serious is each of the following? Eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia). (Q2HEDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious29942.3
2) Generally serious26637.6
3) Somewhat serious11215.8
4) Not very serious172.4
5) No opinion131.8
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
18) How willing would you be to spend an evening socializing with someone living with a serious mental illness (such as schizophrenia, major depression, Alzheimer's disease)? (Q3ASOC)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely willing17724.9
2) Probably willing36451.3
3) Probably unwilling12117.0
4) Definitely unwilling283.9
5) No opinion202.8
Missing8 
TOTAL710100.0
19) How willing would you be to work closely on a job with someone who had a serious mental illness? (Q3BJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely willing8912.6
2) Probably willing32546.1
3) Probably unwilling20529.1
4) Definitely unwilling517.2
5) No opinion355.0
Missing13 
TOTAL705100.0
20) How willing would you be to have a group home for persons with serious mental illness open in your neighborhood? (Q3CGHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely willing11015.6
2) Probably willing31344.3
3) Probably unwilling19427.5
4) Definitely unwilling608.5
5) No opinion294.1
Missing12 
TOTAL706100.0
21) How willing would you be to have a pastor with a serious mental illness? (Q3DPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely willing192.7
2) Probably willing10514.9
3) Probably unwilling31444.5
4) Definitely unwilling23533.3
5) No opinion334.7
Missing12 
TOTAL706100.0
22) How willing would you be to have someone who had a serious mental illness marry into your family? (Q3EMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely willing304.3
2) Probably willing17024.2
3) Probably unwilling29341.7
4) Definitely unwilling15421.9
5) No opinion568.0
Missing15 
TOTAL703100.0
23) What percentage of the United States population would you estimate is living with a mental illness? (Q4PERMI)
TOTAL%
1) 91.5
2) 50.8
3) 30.5
4) 30.5
5) 244.0
7) 20.3
8) 91.5
9) 10.2
10) 6510.7
11) 10.2
12) 10.2
13) 10.2
14) 20.3
15) 6210.2
16) 10.2
18) 40.7
20) 7913.0
22) 20.3
25) 589.6
26) 20.3
28) 20.3
30) 7211.9
33) 122.0
35) 284.6
37) 20.3
38) 10.2
40) 569.2
42) 10.2
43) 20.3
45) 111.8
47) 10.2
48) 20.3
50) 284.6
53) 10.2
55) 30.5
57) 10.2
60) 162.6
65) 10.2
66) 10.2
70) 20.3
75) 71.2
80) 30.5
85) 10.2
90) 20.3
95) 10.2
99) 162.6
Missing111 
TOTAL607100.0
24) How knowledgeable would you say you are when it comes to mental illness? (Q5KNOWMI)
TOTAL%
1) Very knowledgeable456.3
2) Knowledgeable13619.2
3) Somewhat knowledgeable30643.2
4) Not too knowledgeable18426.0
5) Not at all knowledgeable385.4
Missing9 
TOTAL709100.0
25) How familiar are you with each of the following organizations or resources? Presbyterian Serious Mental Illness Network. (Q6APSMIN)
TOTAL%
2) Generally familiar91.3
3) A little familiar527.3
4) Not familiar64791.4
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
26) How familiar are you with each of the following organizations or resources? The Church and Serious Mental Illness, a report and General Assembly resolution. (Q6BCSMI)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar10.1
2) Generally familiar50.7
3) A little familiar527.4
4) Not familiar64891.8
Missing12 
TOTAL706100.0
27) How familiar are you with each of the following organizations or resources? Turn Mourning into Dancing! (GA policy statement on domestic violence). (Q6CTMID)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar20.3
2) Generally familiar81.1
3) A little familiar547.7
4) Not familiar63990.9
Missing15 
TOTAL703100.0
28) How familiar are you with each of the following organizations or resources? Mental Health: A Report of the U.S. Surgeon General. (Q6DMHREP)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar50.7
2) Generally familiar578.1
3) A little familiar18526.3
4) Not familiar45764.9
Missing14 
TOTAL704100.0
29) How familiar are you with each of the following organizations or resources? National Institute of Mental Health. (Q6ENIMH)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar284.0
2) Generally familiar12918.3
3) A little familiar25135.6
4) Not familiar29842.2
Missing12 
TOTAL706100.0
30) How familiar are you with each of the following organizations or resources? NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill). (Q6FNAMI)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar192.7
2) Generally familiar476.7
3) A little familiar11616.4
4) Not familiar52474.2
Missing12 
TOTAL706100.0
31) Do you believe that mental illness should be covered to the same extent as physical illness on health insurance policies? (Q7HINSUR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely45464.0
2) Yes, probably21129.8
3) No, probably not223.1
4) No, definitely not40.6
5) Not sure182.5
Missing9 
TOTAL709100.0
32) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? Had a sermon with mental illness as a significant focus. (Q8SERMON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67594.0
1) Checked436.0
TOTAL718100.0
33) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? Held a prayer or healing service that focused on mental illness. (Q8PRAYER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65491.1
1) Checked648.9
TOTAL718100.0
34) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? Had a class or study group that focused on mental illness. (Q8CLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68695.5
1) Checked324.5
TOTAL718100.0
35) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? Organized or provided space for a support group for persons in the congregation with mental illness. (Q8SGCONG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66492.5
1) Checked547.5
TOTAL718100.0
36) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? Organized or provided space for a support group for persons in the community with mental illness. (Q8SGCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61785.9
1) Checked10114.1
TOTAL718100.0
37) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? Organized or provided space for a support group for family members or caregivers of persons with mental illness. (Q8SGFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67393.7
1) Checked456.3
TOTAL718100.0
38) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? Organized or provided space for persons with mental illness to socialize together. (Q8SOCMI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67093.3
1) Checked486.7
TOTAL718100.0
39) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? Advocated for public policy on behalf of persons with mental illness. (Q8ADVOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69396.5
1) Checked253.5
TOTAL718100.0
40) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? Other (specify). (Q8OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65691.9
1) Checked588.1
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
41) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? None of the above. (Q8NONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33746.9
1) Checked38153.1
TOTAL718100.0
42) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Myself. (Q9MYSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Checked47100.0
Missing671 
TOTAL47100.0
43) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Spouse/partner. (Q9SPOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Checked55100.0
Missing663 
TOTAL55100.0
44) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Parent(s). (Q9PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Checked53100.0
Missing665 
TOTAL53100.0
45) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Child(ren). (Q9CHILD)
TOTAL%
1) Checked68100.0
Missing650 
TOTAL68100.0
46) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Brother or sister. (Q9SIB)
TOTAL%
1) Checked77100.0
Missing641 
TOTAL77100.0
47) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? In-law. (Q9INLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Checked83100.0
Missing635 
TOTAL83100.0
48) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Other relative. (Q9OTHREL)
TOTAL%
1) Checked121100.0
Missing597 
TOTAL121100.0
49) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Close friend at church. (Q9CHFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Checked90100.0
Missing628 
TOTAL90100.0
50) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Other close friend. (Q9FRIEND)
TOTAL%
1) Checked140100.0
Missing578 
TOTAL140100.0
51) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Other person at church. (Q9CHPERS)
TOTAL%
1) Checked148100.0
Missing570 
TOTAL148100.0
52) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Neighbor. (Q9NEIGH)
TOTAL%
1) Checked76100.0
Missing642 
TOTAL76100.0
53) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Co-worker/colleague. (Q9COWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Checked96100.0
Missing622 
TOTAL96100.0
54) What persons in your life, to your knowledge, have been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness in the previous year? Other (specify). (Q9OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Checked59100.0
Missing659 
TOTAL59100.0
55) If you or a member of your family has been diagnosed with a mental illness, have you discussed it with your pastor? (Q10PAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13421.0
2) No10115.8
3) Not applicable (I am a pastor)10.2
4) Not applicable (no such diagnosis)40363.1
Missing79 
TOTAL639100.0
56) How supportive has your congregation been of ministry with persons who have mental illness? (Q11CONG)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive578.2
2) Supportive14721.2
3) Somewhat supportive12017.3
4) Not too supportive446.4
5) Not supportive at all202.9
6) Don't know30443.9
Missing26 
TOTAL692100.0
57) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? Most people with demon possession in the Bible had a mental illness. (Q12ADEMN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7510.8
2) Agree18226.2
3) Neutral or not sure33748.6
4) Disagree7911.4
5) Strongly disagree213.0
Missing24 
TOTAL694100.0
58) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? The church should take an advocacy position on behalf of persons with mental illness. (Q12BADVO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10214.7
2) Agree37554.1
3) Neutral or not sure18526.7
4) Disagree263.8
5) Strongly disagree50.7
Missing25 
TOTAL693100.0
59) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I'd like to see my congregation do more to better integrate persons who have mental illness. (Q12CINTE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree436.3
2) Agree30745.1
3) Neutral or not sure30144.2
4) Disagree274.0
5) Strongly disagree30.4
Missing37 
TOTAL681100.0
60) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? There are limits to how welcoming congregations should be to people with mental illness. (Q12DLIM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree91.3
2) Agree13819.9
3) Neutral or not sure18626.9
4) Disagree28040.5
5) Strongly disagree7911.4
Missing26 
TOTAL692100.0
61) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? It is often difficult to meet the spiritual needs of persons with mental illness. (Q12ESPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree436.2
2) Agree28441.0
3) Neutral or not sure23934.5
4) Disagree10815.6
5) Strongly disagree182.6
Missing26 
TOTAL692100.0
62) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? For someone receiving medical treatment/therapy for mental illness, participating in a congregation will usually provide additional help in coping with that illness. (Q12FTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13719.7
2) Agree41960.1
3) Neutral or not sure13118.8
4) Disagree101.4
Missing21 
TOTAL697100.0
63) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? Persons living with mental illness have gifts to bring to the church. (Q12GGIFT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14521.0
2) Agree43663.1
3) Neutral or not sure9814.2
4) Disagree101.4
5) Strongly disagree20.3
Missing27 
TOTAL691100.0
64) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? Persons living with mental illness cannot be in relationship with God as deeply as persons without mental illness. (Q12HGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree121.7
2) Agree121.7
3) Neutral or not sure9313.4
4) Disagree32847.1
5) Strongly disagree25136.1
Missing22 
TOTAL696100.0
65) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? Use of psychiatric medications affects one's personality and hence one's faith. (Q12IMEDS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50.7
2) Agree314.4
3) Neutral or not sure22432.1
4) Disagree27839.8
5) Strongly disagree16022.9
Missing20 
TOTAL698100.0
66) What is your general assessment of the quality of services offered in your community for persons with mental illness? (Q13QUALI)
TOTAL%
1) Outstanding233.3
2) Solid11516.5
3) Adequate19928.6
4) Insufficient19127.4
5) Completely lacking263.7
6) No opinion14220.4
Missing22 
TOTAL696100.0
67) What kind of resources would you be interested in having? Bible study on mental illness. (Q14BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Checked255100.0
Missing463 
TOTAL255100.0
68) What kind of resources would you be interested in having? Guide for setting up a support group for persons living with mental illness. (Q14SUPG)
TOTAL%
1) Checked205100.0
Missing513 
TOTAL205100.0
69) What kind of resources would you be interested in having? Guide for ministry with people in the congregation who are living with mental illness. (Q14CONG)
TOTAL%
1) Checked317100.0
Missing401 
TOTAL317100.0
70) What kind of resources would you be interested in having? Guide for ministry with people in the community who are living with mental illness. (Q14COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Checked277100.0
Missing441 
TOTAL277100.0
71) What kind of resources would you be interested in having? Guide for ministry with families of people who are living with mental illness. (Q14FAM)
TOTAL%
1) Checked391100.0
Missing327 
TOTAL391100.0
72) What kind of resources would you be interested in having? Other (specify). (Q14OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Checked21100.0
Missing697 
TOTAL21100.0
73) In the last two years, how much attention has been given to ministry with persons who have mental illness by your presbytery? (Q15APRES)
TOTAL%
2) A fair amount234.3
3) Only a little bit519.5
4) Hardly any6712.5
5) None336.1
6) Don't know36467.7
Missing180 
TOTAL538100.0
74) In the last two years, how much attention has been given to ministry with persons who have mental illness by your synod? (Q15BSYND)
TOTAL%
2) A fair amount132.4
3) Only a little bit244.5
4) Hardly any275.1
5) None203.8
6) Don't know44784.2
Missing187 
TOTAL531100.0
75) Are you aware of other professionals or agencies in your community to whom you could refer someone with mental illness for each of these needs? Vocational counseling/training. (Q16AVOC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I have done so2420.0
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there5445.0
3) No2722.5
4) Not sure1512.5
Missing598 
TOTAL120100.0
76) Are you aware of other professionals or agencies in your community to whom you could refer someone with mental illness for each of these needs? Medication management. (Q16BMEDM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I have done so1814.8
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there5444.3
3) No3327.0
4) Not sure1713.9
Missing596 
TOTAL122100.0
77) Are you aware of other professionals or agencies in your community to whom you could refer someone with mental illness for each of these needs? Psychotherapy, in general. (Q16CPSYC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I have done so1916.2
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there4841.0
3) No3328.2
4) Not sure1714.5
Missing601 
TOTAL117100.0
78) Are you aware of other professionals or agencies in your community to whom you could refer someone with mental illness for each of these needs? Faith-based psychotherapy. (Q16DFPSY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I have done so108.5
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there2622.2
3) No5849.6
4) Not sure2319.7
Missing601 
TOTAL117100.0
79) Are you aware of other professionals or agencies in your community to whom you could refer someone with mental illness for each of these needs? Crisis intervention. (Q16ECRIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I have done so2519.4
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there6348.8
3) No2922.5
4) Not sure129.3
Missing589 
TOTAL129100.0
80) Are you aware of other professionals or agencies in your community to whom you could refer someone with mental illness for each of these needs? Inpatient care/hospitalization. (Q16FHOSP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I have done so1915.2
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there7358.4
3) No2116.8
4) Not sure129.6
Missing593 
TOTAL125100.0
81) Are you aware of other professionals or agencies in your community to whom you could refer someone with mental illness for each of these needs? Social services. (Q16GSOCS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I have done so2922.3
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there7154.6
3) No2216.9
4) Not sure86.2
Missing588 
TOTAL130100.0
82) Are you aware of other professionals or agencies in your community to whom you could refer someone with mental illness for each of these needs? Family support. (Q16HFAMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I have done so2620.8
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there4536.0
3) No3628.8
4) Not sure1814.4
Missing593 
TOTAL125100.0
83) In the last two (2) years, in your professional role (as a pastor, counselor, teacher, etc.), has anyone come to you for help because they or a family member had what might be described as a mental illness? (Q17HELP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1715.6
2) No8981.7
3) Not sure32.8
Missing609 
TOTAL109100.0
84) If in the last two (2) years, in your professional role (as a pastor, counselor, teacher, etc.), anyone has come to you for help because they or a family member had what might be described as a mental illness, how many individuals came to you for help with mental illness in the last two years? Write an estimate of the number on the line (If none, write 0.) (Q17ANUM)
TOTAL%
0) None933.3
1) 1414.8
2) 2518.5
3) 313.7
4) 413.7
6) 613.7
8) 813.7
10) 1027.4
15) 1513.7
20) 2027.4
Missing691 
TOTAL27100.0
85) If in the last two (2) years, in your professional role (as a pastor, counselor, teacher, etc.), anyone has come to you for help because they or a family member had what might be described as a mental illness, of people with a mental illness who came to you for help in the last two years, how many did you refer to someone else for psychotherapy and/or pastoral counseling? (If none, write 0.) (Q17BREF)
TOTAL%
0) None1161.1
1) 115.6
2) 2316.7
5) 515.6
6) 615.6
20) 2015.6
Missing700 
TOTAL18100.0
86) If in the last two (2) years, in your professional role (as a pastor, counselor, teacher, etc.), anyone has come to you for help because they or a family member had what might be described as a mental illness, (if pastor) of the people with a mental illness who came to you for help in the last two years, how many of them are part of your congregation? (If none, write 0.) (Q17CCONG)
TOTAL%
0) None880.0
1) 1110.0
6) 6110.0
Missing708 
TOTAL10100.0
87) If in the last two (2) years, in your professional role (as a pastor, counselor, teacher, etc.), anyone has come to you for help because they or a family member had what might be described as a mental illness, for how many people with mental illness are you currently providing pastoral counseling or psychotherapy? (If none, write 0.) (Q17DCURR)
TOTAL%
0) None1184.6
1) 117.7
8) 817.7
Missing705 
TOTAL13100.0
88) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for understanding mental illness? (Q18AUNDR)
TOTAL%
1) Very well14.3
2) Well417.4
3) Somewhat well521.7
4) Not too well417.4
5) Not well at all939.1
Missing695 
TOTAL23100.0
89) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for developing church programs for people living with mental illness? (Q18BPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Very well14.5
2) Well313.6
4) Not too well731.8
5) Not well at all1150.0
Missing696 
TOTAL22100.0
90) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for responding to crisis situations, such as people who are suicidal or homicidal? (Q18CCRIS)
TOTAL%
2) Well419.0
3) Somewhat well419.0
4) Not too well419.0
5) Not well at all942.9
Missing697 
TOTAL21100.0
91) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for responding to trauma in the community? (Q18DTRAU)
TOTAL%
1) Very well14.5
2) Well418.2
3) Somewhat well313.6
4) Not too well522.7
5) Not well at all940.9
Missing696 
TOTAL22100.0
92) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for responding to "difficult" people? (Q18EDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Very well313.6
2) Well313.6
3) Somewhat well522.7
4) Not too well418.2
5) Not well at all731.8
Missing696 
TOTAL22100.0
93) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for responding to child abuse or domestic violence? (Q18FVIOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well14.5
2) Well418.2
3) Somewhat well522.7
4) Not too well313.6
5) Not well at all940.9
Missing696 
TOTAL22100.0
94) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for providing therapy to persons in the congregation living with a mental illness? (Q18GTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very well29.1
2) Well14.5
3) Somewhat well29.1
4) Not too well627.3
5) Not well at all1150.0
Missing696 
TOTAL22100.0
95) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for recognizing mental illness and making an appropriate referral for therapy? (Q18HREC)
TOTAL%
1) Very well29.1
2) Well29.1
3) Somewhat well29.1
4) Not too well627.3
5) Not well at all1045.5
Missing696 
TOTAL22100.0
96) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for relating in general to those in the congregation living with a mental illness? (Q18IREL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well29.1
2) Well313.6
3) Somewhat well14.5
4) Not too well627.3
5) Not well at all1045.5
Missing696 
TOTAL22100.0
97) What is your gender? (Q20GENDR)
TOTAL%
1) Female38554.6
2) Male32045.4
Missing13 
TOTAL705100.0
98) What is your current age? (years) (Q21AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL70059.49113
99) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders718100.0
TOTAL718100.0
100) Response form: (RESPFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper62587.0
2) Web9313.0
TOTAL718100.0
101) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL70821.66216
102) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile8011.3
1) 19613.6
2) 211716.5
3) 38011.3
4) 4567.9
5) 58011.3
6) 6334.7
7) 7202.8
8) 8243.4
9) 920.3
10) 10344.8
11) 1191.3
12) 12172.4
13) 1340.6
14) 1450.7
15) 15152.1
16) 1640.6
17) 1740.6
18) 1840.6
19) 1920.3
20) 2050.7
21) 2110.1
23) 2310.1
25) 2530.4
28) 2810.1
30) 3020.3
32) 3220.3
35) 3520.3
40) 4020.3
101) 10110.1
375) 37510.1
400) 40010.1
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
103) Check here if you don't know number of members. (DKNUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68094.8
1) Checked375.2
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
104) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL666814.4232248
105) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71299.9
2) No10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
106) If you have ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church, are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes668100.0
Missing50 
TOTAL668100.0
107) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27839.9
2) No41960.1
Missing21 
TOTAL697100.0
108) If you have ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church, are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5100.0
Missing713 
TOTAL5100.0
109) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38954.3
1) Checked32845.7
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
110) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42258.9
1) Checked29541.1
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
111) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65090.7
1) Checked679.3
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
112) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64289.5
1) Checked7510.5
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
113) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56278.4
1) Checked15521.6
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
114) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70297.9
1) Checked152.1
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
115) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53875.0
1) Checked17925.0
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
116) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54375.7
1) Checked17424.3
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
117) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53274.2
1) Checked18525.8
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
118) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.3
3) About once or twice a year10.1
4) Several times a year50.7
5) About once a month71.0
6) 2-3 times a month719.9
7) Nearly every week35549.7
8) Every week27438.3
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
119) Which of the following aspects of your congregation do you personally most value? (Check up to three options.) (ASPVALUE)
TOTAL%
1) Wider community care or social justice emphasis14019.7
2) Reaching those who do not attend church476.6
3) Traditional style of worship or music25435.8
4) Contemporary style of worship or music283.9
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper8512.0
6) Social activities or meeting new people273.8
7) Sermons/preaching9613.5
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups172.4
9) Ministry for children or youth81.1
10) Prayer ministry for one another20.3
11) Practical care for one another in times of need30.4
12) The congregation's school or pre-school10.1
13) Openness to social diversity10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL709100.0
120) Which of the following aspects of your congregation do you personally most value? (Check up to three options.) (VALUE1)
TOTAL%
2) Reaching those who do not attend church60.9
3) Traditional style of worship or music476.8
4) Contemporary style of worship or music142.0
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper13619.7
6) Social activities or meeting new people578.2
7) Sermons/preaching18326.5
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups9113.2
9) Ministry for children or youth608.7
10) Prayer ministry for one another385.5
11) Practical care for one another in times of need476.8
13) Openness to social diversity71.0
14) Your church school or Sunday school class50.7
Missing27 
TOTAL691100.0
121) Which of the following aspects of your congregation do you personally most value? (Check up to three options.) (VALUE2)
TOTAL%
3) Traditional style of worship or music20.3
4) Contemporary style of worship or music40.6
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper132.0
6) Social activities or meeting new people142.2
7) Sermons/preaching10516.5
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups6910.9
9) Ministry for children or youth629.8
10) Prayer ministry for one another467.2
11) Practical care for one another in times of need15223.9
12) The congregation's school or pre-school111.7
13) Openness to social diversity599.3
14) Your church school or Sunday school class9815.4
Missing83 
TOTAL635100.0
122) 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 hours334.7
2) 1-2 hours10214.4
3) 3-5 hours19227.1
4) 6-10 hours21730.6
5) 11-20 hours13318.8
6) More than 20 hours324.5
Missing9 
TOTAL709100.0
123) 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 hours365.1
2) 1-2 hours13719.3
3) 3-5 hours24133.9
4) 6-10 hours18526.1
5) 11-20 hours699.7
6) More than 20 hours425.9
Missing8 
TOTAL710100.0
124) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you participated in religious events, programs, or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organizaiton which took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours33647.7
2) 1-2 hours18025.5
3) 3-5 hours12017.0
4) 6-10 hours456.4
5) 11-20 hours202.8
6) More than 20 hours40.6
Missing13 
TOTAL705100.0
125) 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 hours20829.6
2) 1-2 hours19627.9
3) 3-5 hours13819.7
4) 6-10 hours8211.7
5) 11-20 hours456.4
6) More than 20 hours334.7
Missing16 
TOTAL702100.0
126) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL71119.60118
127) Including your current congregation, how many congregations have you ever belonged to? (NUMCONG)
TOTAL%
0) 243.4
1) 9613.6
2) 21129.8
3) 13018.4
4) 10414.7
5) 527.4
6) 324.5
7) 213.0
8) 162.3
9) 71.0
10) 71.0
11) 10.1
12) 30.4
14) 10.1
15) 10.1
18) 10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
128) Of these, how many are/have been Presbyterian? (NUMPRES)
TOTAL%
0) 243.7
1) 28443.6
2) 15724.1
3) 8713.3
4) 517.8
5) 162.5
6) 111.7
7) 60.9
8) 60.9
9) 50.8
10) 40.6
11) 10.2
Missing66 
TOTAL652100.0
129) 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) Baptist8712.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)131.8
3) Episcopal152.1
4) Lutheran375.2
5) Methodist8411.8
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA31143.7
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)40.6
8) Reformed142.0
9) Roman Catholic486.7
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)223.1
11) Independent or Non-denominational91.3
12) None192.7
13) Other (specify)496.9
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
130) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily14821.3
2) Several times a week10515.1
3) Weekly9513.6
4) Several times a month10615.2
5) Once a month689.8
6) Less than once a month13920.0
7) Never355.0
Missing22 
TOTAL696100.0
131) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily91.4
2) Several times a week314.7
3) Weekly13220.0
4) Several times a month659.8
5) Once a month548.2
6) Less than once a month16024.2
7) Never20931.7
Missing58 
TOTAL660100.0
132) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily20.3
2) Several times a week152.3
3) Weekly16925.5
4) Several times a month6810.2
5) Once a month7110.7
6) Less than once a month14121.2
7) Never19829.8
Missing54 
TOTAL664100.0
133) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read other devotional materials or religious books (DEVOTMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily12217.4
2) Several times a week8912.7
3) Weekly689.7
4) Several times a month13819.7
5) Once a month10615.1
6) Less than once a month13118.7
7) Never476.7
Missing17 
TOTAL701100.0
134) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily49169.4
2) Several times a week12317.4
3) Weekly314.4
4) Several times a month354.9
5) Once a month81.1
6) Less than once a month142.0
7) Never60.8
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
135) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily11717.3
2) Several times a week10816.0
3) Weekly16724.7
4) Several times a month7911.7
5) Once a month405.9
6) Less than once a month8512.6
7) Never8011.8
Missing42 
TOTAL676100.0
136) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily20.3
2) Several times a week81.3
3) Weekly9114.3
4) Several times a month365.7
5) Once a month386.0
6) Less than once a month13020.4
7) Never33152.0
Missing82 
TOTAL636100.0
137) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily39458.2
2) Several times a week9614.2
3) Weekly375.5
4) Several times a month334.9
5) Once a month111.6
6) Less than once a month213.1
7) Never8512.6
Missing41 
TOTAL677100.0
138) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily42263.1
2) Several times a week8212.3
3) Weekly334.9
4) Several times a month334.9
5) Once a month60.9
6) Less than once a month192.8
7) Never7411.1
Missing49 
TOTAL669100.0
139) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily355.2
2) Several times a week588.6
3) Weekly456.7
4) Several times a month9614.3
5) Once a month558.2
6) Less than once a month14822.1
7) Never23434.9
Missing47 
TOTAL671100.0
140) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily31344.3
2) Several times a week10615.0
3) Weekly425.9
4) Several times a month638.9
5) Once a month385.4
6) Less than once a month11115.7
7) Never344.8
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
141) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative456.4
2) Conservative24434.5
3) Moderate27639.0
4) Liberal11516.3
5) Very liberal273.8
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
142) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49068.9
2) No22131.1
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
143) 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) Yes33147.2
2) No37052.8
Missing17 
TOTAL701100.0
144) If you say you have had a conversion experience -- that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ -- how old were you when this happened? (AGEEXPER)
TOTAL%
4) 410.3
5) 510.3
6) 610.3
7) 741.3
8) 892.9
9) Child51.6
10) 10185.7
11) 1182.5
12) 123410.8
13) 13278.6
14) Teenager196.0
15) 15165.1
16) 16175.4
17) 17103.2
18) 1861.9
19) 1961.9
20) 2072.2
21) 2172.2
22) 2272.2
23) 2320.6
24) 2451.6
25) 2572.2
26) 2661.9
27) 2710.3
28) 2861.9
29) 2951.6
30) 3092.9
31) 3120.6
32) 3231.0
33) 3331.0
35) 35103.2
36) 3641.3
37) 3731.0
38) 3820.6
39) 3920.6
40) 40154.8
41) 4110.3
42) 4241.3
43) 4310.3
44) 4420.6
45) 4520.6
47) 4731.0
50) 5072.2
51) 5110.3
53) 5320.6
54) 5420.6
99) Don't know20.6
Missing403 
TOTAL315100.0
145) In the last year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (INVITEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54176.6
2) No16523.4
Missing12 
TOTAL706100.0
146) If you have invited someone to attend worship at your congregation, how many people would you estimate you have invited in the last year? (NUMINVIT)
TOTAL%
1) 1428.4
2) 211823.6
3) 37815.6
4) 47014.0
5) 56513.0
6) 6397.8
7) 791.8
8) 871.4
9) 940.8
10) 10408.0
11) 1110.2
12) 12112.2
15) 1530.6
20) 2061.2
25) 2540.8
30) 3010.2
97) A few-several20.4
99) Don't know10.2
Missing217 
TOTAL501100.0
147) 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.10915.4
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.30342.9
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.23633.4
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.547.6
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.10.1
7) Don't know40.6
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
148) 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 agree51972.8
2) Agree13418.8
3) Neutral or not sure537.4
4) Disagree60.8
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
149) 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 agree39054.5
2) Agree14420.1
3) Neutral or not sure14820.7
4) Disagree212.9
5) Strongly disagree121.7
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
150) 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 agree628.8
2) Agree14120.0
3) Neutral or not sure14720.9
4) Disagree24034.1
5) Strongly disagree11416.2
Missing14 
TOTAL704100.0
151) 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 agree334.7
2) Agree13719.6
3) Neutral or not sure15121.6
4) Disagree20829.7
5) Strongly disagree17124.4
Missing18 
TOTAL700100.0
152) 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 agree32445.6
2) Agree16022.5
3) Neutral or not sure13018.3
4) Disagree7610.7
5) Strongly disagree202.8
Missing8 
TOTAL710100.0
153) 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 agree19427.6
2) Agree11516.4
3) Neutral or not sure16323.2
4) Disagree15321.8
5) Strongly disagree7811.1
Missing15 
TOTAL703100.0
154) 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 agree29441.1
2) Agree34848.7
3) Neutral or not sure598.3
4) Disagree131.8
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
155) 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 agree24133.8
2) Agree32645.7
3) Neutral or not sure7610.7
4) Disagree598.3
5) Strongly disagree111.5
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
156) 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 agree263.6
2) Agree7810.9
3) Neutral or not sure22131.0
4) Disagree32545.6
5) Strongly disagree638.8
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
157) 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 agree699.7
2) Agree33747.5
3) Neutral or not sure16723.5
4) Disagree11716.5
5) Strongly disagree202.8
Missing8 
TOTAL710100.0
158) 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 agree314.3
2) Agree15721.9
3) Neutral or not sure32945.9
4) Disagree16923.6
5) Strongly disagree304.2
Missing2 
TOTAL716100.0
159) 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 agree16723.5
2) Agree33346.8
3) Neutral or not sure10715.0
4) Disagree8411.8
5) Strongly disagree212.9
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
160) 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 agree476.6
2) Agree26737.4
3) Neutral or not sure27738.8
4) Disagree10314.4
5) Strongly disagree202.8
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
161) 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, definitely12918.1
2) Yes, probably15321.5
3) Not sure7911.1
4) No, probably not10614.9
5) No, definitely not24534.4
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
162) 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, definitely12717.9
2) Yes, probably14720.7
3) Not sure7510.5
4) No, probably not10815.2
5) No, definitely not25435.7
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
163) 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, definitely10014.0
2) Yes, probably8712.2
3) Not sure8912.5
4) No, probably not10214.3
5) No, definitely not33446.9
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
164) 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 agree11516.2
2) Agree17224.2
3) Neutral or not sure10314.5
4) Disagree11916.8
5) Strongly disagree20128.3
Missing8 
TOTAL710100.0
165) 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 agree24734.7
2) Agree12016.9
3) Neutral or not sure10514.8
4) Disagree10915.3
5) Strongly disagree13018.3
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
166) 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 agree8011.3
2) Agree10915.4
3) Neutral or not sure10314.5
4) Disagree14320.2
5) Strongly disagree27438.6
Missing9 
TOTAL709100.0
167) 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 agree21330.1
2) Agree15221.5
3) Neutral or not sure13719.4
4) Disagree11716.5
5) Strongly disagree8912.6
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
168) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree669.6
2) Agree9413.7
3) Neutral or not sure11216.3
4) Disagree13419.5
5) Strongly disagree28241.0
Missing30 
TOTAL688100.0
169) 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 agree405.7
2) Agree10615.1
3) Neutral or not sure11616.5
4) Disagree14120.1
5) Strongly disagree29842.5
Missing17 
TOTAL701100.0
170) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9813.8
2) Agree16923.8
3) Neutral or not sure14320.2
4) Disagree9813.8
5) Strongly disagree20128.3
Missing9 
TOTAL709100.0
171) 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 agree8512.0
2) Agree11416.1
3) Neutral or not sure10815.3
4) Disagree11015.5
5) Strongly disagree29141.1
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
172) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female38253.3
2) Male33546.7
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
173) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL71359.26913
174) 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 farm11616.2
2) On a farm354.9
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)28539.9
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)10314.4
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city476.6
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)537.4
7) In a suburb near a large city7510.5
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
175) 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 farm466.6
2) On a farm71.0
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)36051.6
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)12618.1
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city395.6
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)547.7
7) In a suburb near a large city659.3
Missing21 
TOTAL697100.0
176) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married55679.7
2) Not married14220.3
Missing20 
TOTAL698100.0
177) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married4630.1
2) Yes, am now widowed6341.2
3) Yes, am now divorced3724.2
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced74.6
Missing565 
TOTAL153100.0
178) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No39973.5
2) Yes, was widowed183.3
3) Yes, was divorced12122.3
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced50.9
Missing175 
TOTAL543100.0
179) 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) Baptist7012.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)142.6
3) Episcopal81.5
4) Lutheran366.6
5) Methodist7714.1
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA16931.0
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed50.9
9) Roman Catholic8114.9
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)305.5
11) Independent or non-denominational30.6
12) None152.8
13) Other (specify)366.6
Missing173 
TOTAL545100.0
180) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.4
3) Episcopal20.4
4) Lutheran20.4
5) Methodist51.0
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA45287.8
9) Roman Catholic163.1
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)10.2
12) Other (specify)254.9
13) None101.9
Missing203 
TOTAL515100.0
181) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never193.5
2) Less than once a year81.5
3) About once or twice a year295.3
4) Several times a year315.6
5) About once a month244.4
6) 2-3 times a month5810.6
7) Nearly every week22040.1
8) Every week16029.1
Missing169 
TOTAL549100.0
182) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never9942.5
2) Less than once a year2611.2
3) About once or twice a year4820.6
4) Several times a year2611.2
5) About once a month62.6
6) 2-3 times a month83.4
7) Nearly every week114.7
8) Every week93.9
Missing485 
TOTAL233100.0
183) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None9313.2
1) 18612.2
2) 230543.3
3) 313218.7
4) 4638.9
5) 5142.0
6) 681.1
7) 710.1
8) 820.3
9) 910.1
Missing13 
TOTAL705100.0
184) Please indicate your employment status. Employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41257.5
1) Checked30542.5
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
185) Please indicate your employment status. Employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64890.5
1) Checked689.5
Missing2 
TOTAL716100.0
186) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65290.9
1) Checked659.1
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
187) Please indicate your employment status. Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70598.3
1) Checked121.7
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
188) Please indicate your employment status. Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45263.0
1) Checked26537.0
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
189) Please indicate your employment status. Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67594.1
1) Checked425.9
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
190) Please indicate your employment status. Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70798.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
191) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70898.7
1) Checked91.3
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
192) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49068.3
1) Checked22731.7
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
193) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65691.5
1) Checked618.5
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
194) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68094.8
1) Checked375.2
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
195) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71299.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
196) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51672.0
1) Checked20128.0
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
197) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66492.6
1) Checked537.4
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
198) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71699.9
1) Checked10.1
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
199) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70898.7
1) Checked91.3
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
200) If you are employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 224.8
2) 10.2
3) 40.9
6) 30.6
7) 10.2
8) 20.4
10) 61.3
12) 20.4
15) 81.7
16) 10.2
17) 10.2
18) 30.6
20) 163.5
21) 10.2
24) 51.1
25) 102.2
27) 20.4
28) 10.2
30) 204.3
31) 10.2
32) 102.2
34) 20.4
35) 163.5
36) 20.4
37) 10.2
38) 51.1
40) 13629.4
42) 61.3
43) 40.9
44) 30.6
45) 4610.0
46) 10.2
47) 10.2
48) 40.9
50) 6914.9
53) 10.2
54) 20.4
55) 153.2
56) 10.2
58) 10.2
60) 173.7
65) 40.9
68) 10.2
70) 20.4
75) 10.2
99) 10.2
Missing256 
TOTAL462100.0
201) 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) 339.0
2) 20.5
3) 10.3
4) 20.5
5) 20.5
6) 10.3
10) 51.4
11) 10.3
12) 51.4
15) 92.5
16) 10.3
18) 10.3
20) 154.1
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
23) 20.5
24) 30.8
25) 92.5
26) 20.5
30) 113.0
32) 51.4
35) 113.0
36) 41.1
37) 10.3
40) 11531.3
42) 30.8
44) 10.3
45) 277.4
46) 10.3
48) 30.8
49) 10.3
50) 4512.3
53) 20.5
55) 61.6
58) 10.3
60) 226.0
65) 51.4
70) 41.1
75) 10.3
80) 20.5
Missing351 
TOTAL367100.0
202) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less10.1
2) Some high school50.7
3) High school diploma648.9
4) Some college, but no degree11015.3
5) Associate's degree557.7
6) Bachelor's degree16322.7
7) Some graduate work8712.1
8) Graduate degree23232.4
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
203) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less30.5
2) Some high school111.9
3) High school diploma8915.7
4) Some college, but no degree8715.3
5) Associate's degree488.5
6) Bachelor's degree15026.4
7) Some graduate work519.0
8) Graduate degree12922.7
Missing150 
TOTAL568100.0
204) 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 alone11716.3
2) Two of us39855.6
3) Three of us9212.8
4) Four of us7911.0
5) Five of us202.8
6) Six of us60.8
7) Seven or more of us20.3
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing20.3
Missing2 
TOTAL716100.0
205) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank19681.3
1) One2811.6
2) Two156.2
3) Three10.4
5) Five10.4
Missing477 
TOTAL241100.0
206) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 612 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank19271.9
1) One5119.1
2) Two238.6
3) Three10.4
Missing451 
TOTAL267100.0
207) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1317 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank19771.6
1) One6021.8
2) Two155.5
3) Three31.1
Missing443 
TOTAL275100.0
208) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1824 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank19882.2
1) One3715.4
2) Two62.5
Missing477 
TOTAL241100.0
209) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank10.1
1) One12317.5
2) Two54277.0
3) Three304.3
4) Four71.0
5) Five10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL704100.0
210) 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 alone11216.0
2) A single parent, living with one or more children152.1
3) A married couple, no children in household36652.2
4) A married couple, living with one or more children18025.7
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)284.0
Missing17 
TOTAL701100.0
211) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat22532.1
2) Independent11917.0
3) Republican34449.0
4) Other (specify)142.0
Missing16 
TOTAL702100.0
212) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked314.3
1) Checked68695.7
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
213) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70398.0
1) Checked142.0
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
214) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70898.7
1) Checked91.3
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
215) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71399.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
216) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71299.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
217) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71399.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
218) 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) Yes58682.1
2) No11816.5
3) Don't know71.0
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards [vol.]30.4
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
219) 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 $10,00081.2
2) $10,000-$14,99981.2
3) $15,000-$19,99981.2
4) $20,000-$29,999537.9
5) $30,000-$39,999558.2
6) $40,000-$49,999598.8
7) $50,000-$59,9997310.8
8) $60,000-$69,9996910.2
9) $70,000-$79,999477.0
10) $80,000-$89,999517.6
11) $90,000-$99,999416.1
12) $100,000-$124,9999113.5
13) $125,000-$149,999375.5
14) $150,000-$199,999395.8
15) $200,000-$249,999182.7
16) $250,000 or more172.5
Missing44 
TOTAL674100.0
220) 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) Yes69799.0
2) No71.0
Missing14 
TOTAL704100.0
221) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6346645.94656059
222) 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) Yes35352.3
2) No32247.7
Missing43 
TOTAL675100.0
223) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3168872.3781095
224) 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) Yes60988.1
2) No8211.9
Missing27 
TOTAL691100.0
225) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5499378.40495060
226) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) directly, for any of its programs, such as Disaster Assistance, the Hunger Program, missions or missionaries, etc. (PCUSADIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39859.0
2) No27741.0
Missing43 
TOTAL675100.0
227) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) None308.4
10) 1061.7
12) 1210.3
15) 1520.6
20) 20195.3
25) 25226.1
30) 3051.4
35) 3510.3
40) 4051.4
45) 4510.3
50) 505114.2
60) 6020.6
70) 7010.3
75) 7530.8
100) 1009727.1
110) 11010.3
120) 12010.3
140) 14010.3
150) 150113.1
200) 2004512.6
250) 25041.1
300) 300102.8
350) 35010.3
370) 37010.3
400) 40072.0
450) 45010.3
480) 48010.3
485) 48510.3
500) 500102.8
600) 60020.6
700) 70010.3
800) 80010.3
1000) 100030.8
2000) 200020.6
5000) 500010.3
999999) Don't know72.0
Missing360 
TOTAL358100.0
228) 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) Yes34250.6
2) No33449.4
Missing42 
TOTAL676100.0
229) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3153767.33356322
230) 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) Yes62691.4
2) No598.6
Missing33 
TOTAL685100.0
231) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5754973.36259160
232) State (STATE)
233) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast14920.8
2) Midwest18025.1
3) South27638.5
4) West11215.6
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
234) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40456.3
2) 40-4911516.1
3) 50-6428540.0
4) 65+26837.6
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
235) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female38253.3
2) Male33546.7
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
236) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school diploma60.8
2) High school diploma648.9
3) Some college, but no degree11015.3
4) College degree30542.5
5) Advanced degree23232.4
Missing1 
TOTAL717100.0
237) 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 $20K243.6
2) $20K-49,99916724.8
3) $50K-99,99928141.7
4) $100K+20230.0
Missing44 
TOTAL674100.0
238) 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) Democrat22532.1
2) Independent11917.0
3) Republican34449.0
4) Other (specify)142.0
Missing16 
TOTAL702100.0