Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2006, Mental Illness, Members

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Code (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL594968.392556
2) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Genetic factors. (Q1AGENET)
TOTAL%
1) Very important26345.0
2) Important23339.9
3) Somewhat important7412.7
4) Not important50.9
5) No opinion91.5
Missing10 
TOTAL584100.0
3) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Bad parenting. (Q1BPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important7913.8
2) Important17530.6
3) Somewhat important22339.0
4) Not important7913.8
5) No opinion162.8
Missing22 
TOTAL572100.0
4) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Demon possession. (Q1CDEMON)
TOTAL%
1) Very important264.6
2) Important386.8
3) Somewhat important6611.8
4) Not important24243.1
5) No opinion18933.7
Missing33 
TOTAL561100.0
5) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Socioeconomic conditions. (Q1DSES)
TOTAL%
1) Very important305.3
2) Important11119.4
3) Somewhat important25945.4
4) Not important13724.0
5) No opinion346.0
Missing23 
TOTAL571100.0
6) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Lack of individual willpower. (Q1EWILLP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important335.8
2) Important9116.1
3) Somewhat important17130.2
4) Not important23541.5
5) No opinion366.4
Missing28 
TOTAL566100.0
7) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? A chemical imbalance in the brain. (Q1FCHEM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important35260.4
2) Important17630.2
3) Somewhat important376.3
4) Not important20.3
5) No opinion162.7
Missing11 
TOTAL583100.0
8) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Spiritual weakness. (Q1GSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important417.2
2) Important10318.2
3) Somewhat important15627.5
4) Not important22439.5
5) No opinion437.6
Missing27 
TOTAL567100.0
9) How important would you say is each of the following of mental illness? Other (specify). (Q1HOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very important129.4
2) Important1310.2
3) Somewhat important43.1
4) Not important32.4
5) No opinion9574.8
Missing467 
TOTAL127100.0
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 serious10117.5
2) Generally serious21437.0
3) Somewhat serious22038.1
4) Not very serious335.7
5) No opinion101.7
Missing16 
TOTAL578100.0
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 serious8715.2
2) Generally serious21337.1
3) Somewhat serious22338.9
4) Not very serious417.1
5) No opinion101.7
Missing20 
TOTAL574100.0
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 serious10618.5
2) Generally serious23541.0
3) Somewhat serious19233.5
4) Not very serious305.2
5) No opinion101.7
Missing21 
TOTAL573100.0
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 serious17630.6
2) Generally serious22939.8
3) Somewhat serious13423.3
4) Not very serious213.7
5) No opinion152.6
Missing19 
TOTAL575100.0
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 serious30252.4
2) Generally serious19433.7
3) Somewhat serious6511.3
4) Not very serious61.0
5) No opinion91.6
Missing18 
TOTAL576100.0
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 serious29651.7
2) Generally serious11620.3
3) Somewhat serious9015.7
4) Not very serious407.0
5) No opinion305.2
Missing22 
TOTAL572100.0
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 serious33157.6
2) Generally serious17229.9
3) Somewhat serious478.2
4) Not very serious91.6
5) No opinion162.8
Missing19 
TOTAL575100.0
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 serious28749.7
2) Generally serious19133.0
3) Somewhat serious7613.1
4) Not very serious91.6
5) No opinion152.6
Missing16 
TOTAL578100.0
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 willing13022.4
2) Probably willing29450.7
3) Probably unwilling11820.3
4) Definitely unwilling223.8
5) No opinion162.8
Missing14 
TOTAL580100.0
19) How willing would you be to work closely on a job with someone who had a serious mental illness? (Q3BJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely willing6511.2
2) Probably willing22939.6
3) Probably unwilling21637.3
4) Definitely unwilling437.4
5) No opinion264.5
Missing15 
TOTAL579100.0
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 willing7613.0
2) Probably willing21637.0
3) Probably unwilling20434.9
4) Definitely unwilling549.2
5) No opinion345.8
Missing10 
TOTAL584100.0
21) How willing would you be to have a pastor with a serious mental illness? (Q3DPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely willing152.6
2) Probably willing10618.3
3) Probably unwilling24141.6
4) Definitely unwilling18431.8
5) No opinion335.7
Missing15 
TOTAL579100.0
22) How willing would you be to have someone who had a serious mental illness marry into your family? (Q3EMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely willing162.8
2) Probably willing13623.4
3) Probably unwilling23340.2
4) Definitely unwilling14925.7
5) No opinion467.9
Missing14 
TOTAL580100.0
23) What percentage of the United States population would you estimate is living with a mental illness? (Q4PERMI)
TOTAL%
1) 10.2
2) 61.2
3) 10.2
5) 193.8
6) 10.2
8) 51.0
9) 20.4
10) 5110.1
12) 61.2
14) 10.2
15) 479.3
18) 51.0
20) 6412.7
21) 10.2
23) 10.2
25) 509.9
30) 5310.5
33) 61.2
35) 275.3
37) 10.2
39) 10.2
40) 448.7
42) 10.2
43) 10.2
45) 153.0
47) 10.2
48) 10.2
50) 367.1
55) 30.6
60) 81.6
63) 10.2
65) 40.8
67) 10.2
70) 91.8
75) 40.8
80) 40.8
99) 234.6
Missing89 
TOTAL505100.0
24) How knowledgeable would you say you are when it comes to mental illness? (Q5KNOWMI)
TOTAL%
1) Very knowledgeable366.1
2) Knowledgeable12120.6
3) Somewhat knowledgeable24742.0
4) Not too knowledgeable15626.5
5) Not at all knowledgeable284.8
Missing6 
TOTAL588100.0
25) How familiar are you with each of the following organizations or resources? Presbyterian Serious Mental Illness Network. (Q6APSMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar10.2
2) Generally familiar40.7
3) A little familiar203.4
4) Not familiar55995.7
Missing10 
TOTAL584100.0
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 familiar10.2
2) Generally familiar30.5
3) A little familiar244.1
4) Not familiar55495.2
Missing12 
TOTAL582100.0
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 familiar91.6
3) A little familiar356.1
4) Not familiar53292.0
Missing16 
TOTAL578100.0
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 familiar50.9
2) Generally familiar518.8
3) A little familiar16628.8
4) Not familiar35561.5
Missing17 
TOTAL577100.0
29) How familiar are you with each of the following organizations or resources? National Institute of Mental Health. (Q6ENIMH)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar152.6
2) Generally familiar11018.8
3) A little familiar20034.2
4) Not familiar25944.3
Missing10 
TOTAL584100.0
30) How familiar are you with each of the following organizations or resources? NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill). (Q6FNAMI)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar152.6
2) Generally familiar437.4
3) A little familiar7713.2
4) Not familiar44776.8
Missing12 
TOTAL582100.0
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, definitely37163.1
2) Yes, probably15826.9
3) No, probably not223.7
4) No, definitely not40.7
5) Not sure335.6
Missing6 
TOTAL588100.0
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 checked57396.5
1) Checked213.5
TOTAL594100.0
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 checked53590.1
1) Checked599.9
TOTAL594100.0
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 checked54691.9
1) Checked488.1
TOTAL594100.0
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 checked53990.7
1) Checked559.3
TOTAL594100.0
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 checked49683.5
1) Checked9816.5
TOTAL594100.0
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 checked52989.1
1) Checked6510.9
TOTAL594100.0
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 checked55292.9
1) Checked427.1
TOTAL594100.0
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 checked57396.5
1) Checked213.5
TOTAL594100.0
40) In the last two years, which of the following did your congregation do related to mental illness? Other (specify). (Q8OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50385.3
1) Checked8714.7
Missing4 
TOTAL590100.0
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 checked35259.3
1) Checked24240.7
TOTAL594100.0
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) Checked43100.0
Missing551 
TOTAL43100.0
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) Checked31100.0
Missing563 
TOTAL31100.0
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) Checked48100.0
Missing546 
TOTAL48100.0
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) Checked56100.0
Missing538 
TOTAL56100.0
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) Checked73100.0
Missing521 
TOTAL73100.0
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) Checked66100.0
Missing528 
TOTAL66100.0
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) Checked119100.0
Missing475 
TOTAL119100.0
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) Checked63100.0
Missing531 
TOTAL63100.0
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) Checked121100.0
Missing473 
TOTAL121100.0
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) Checked89100.0
Missing505 
TOTAL89100.0
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) Checked44100.0
Missing550 
TOTAL44100.0
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) Checked74100.0
Missing520 
TOTAL74100.0
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) Checked62100.0
Missing532 
TOTAL62100.0
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) Yes8216.4
2) No10921.8
3) Not applicable (I am a pastor)10.2
4) Not applicable (no such diagnosis)30861.6
Missing94 
TOTAL500100.0
56) How supportive has your congregation been of ministry with persons who have mental illness? (Q11CONG)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive488.3
2) Supportive9917.1
3) Somewhat supportive8514.7
4) Not too supportive234.0
5) Not supportive at all122.1
6) Don't know31153.8
Missing16 
TOTAL578100.0
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 agree407.0
2) Agree15527.1
3) Neutral or not sure29451.4
4) Disagree5910.3
5) Strongly disagree244.2
Missing22 
TOTAL572100.0
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 agree7312.8
2) Agree28049.0
3) Neutral or not sure19434.0
4) Disagree213.7
5) Strongly disagree30.5
Missing23 
TOTAL571100.0
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 agree295.1
2) Agree25144.2
3) Neutral or not sure26446.5
4) Disagree213.7
5) Strongly disagree30.5
Missing26 
TOTAL568100.0
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 agree40.7
2) Agree10218.1
3) Neutral or not sure17330.7
4) Disagree22239.4
5) Strongly disagree6211.0
Missing31 
TOTAL563100.0
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 agree356.3
2) Agree22139.5
3) Neutral or not sure18232.6
4) Disagree10518.8
5) Strongly disagree162.9
Missing35 
TOTAL559100.0
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 agree10919.2
2) Agree30954.3
3) Neutral or not sure14124.8
4) Disagree81.4
5) Strongly disagree20.4
Missing25 
TOTAL569100.0
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 agree12021.2
2) Agree32257.0
3) Neutral or not sure11620.5
4) Disagree30.5
5) Strongly disagree40.7
Missing29 
TOTAL565100.0
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 agree71.2
2) Agree142.4
3) Neutral or not sure9015.7
4) Disagree27748.4
5) Strongly disagree18432.2
Missing22 
TOTAL572100.0
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 agree81.4
2) Agree315.5
3) Neutral or not sure18332.2
4) Disagree19534.3
5) Strongly disagree15126.6
Missing26 
TOTAL568100.0
66) What is your general assessment of the quality of services offered in your community for persons with mental illness? (Q13QUALI)
TOTAL%
1) Outstanding223.8
2) Solid9516.5
3) Adequate19934.6
4) Insufficient12922.4
5) Completely lacking122.1
6) No opinion11820.5
Missing19 
TOTAL575100.0
67) What kind of resources would you be interested in having? Bible study on mental illness. (Q14BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Checked181100.0
Missing413 
TOTAL181100.0
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) Checked150100.0
Missing444 
TOTAL150100.0
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) Checked235100.0
Missing359 
TOTAL235100.0
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) Checked182100.0
Missing412 
TOTAL182100.0
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) Checked321100.0
Missing273 
TOTAL321100.0
72) What kind of resources would you be interested in having? Other (specify). (Q14OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Checked21100.0
Missing573 
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%
1) A lot10.6
2) A fair amount21.1
3) Only a little bit168.9
4) Hardly any168.9
5) None147.8
6) Don't know13172.8
Missing414 
TOTAL180100.0
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 amount31.7
3) Only a little bit74.1
4) Hardly any84.7
5) None52.9
6) Don't know14986.6
Missing422 
TOTAL172100.0
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 so1119.0
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there2136.2
3) No1932.8
4) Not sure712.1
Missing536 
TOTAL58100.0
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 so1118.0
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there2337.7
3) No2236.1
4) Not sure58.2
Missing533 
TOTAL61100.0
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 so1423.3
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there2033.3
3) No2135.0
4) Not sure58.3
Missing534 
TOTAL60100.0
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 so610.2
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there1728.8
3) No2949.2
4) Not sure711.9
Missing535 
TOTAL59100.0
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 so712.3
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there2747.4
3) No1729.8
4) Not sure610.5
Missing537 
TOTAL57100.0
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 so1219.7
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there2541.0
3) No1931.1
4) Not sure58.2
Missing533 
TOTAL61100.0
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 so1016.1
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there3150.0
3) No1727.4
4) Not sure46.5
Missing532 
TOTAL62100.0
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 so1016.9
2) Yes, although I've never referred anyone there2339.0
3) No2135.6
4) Not sure58.5
Missing535 
TOTAL59100.0
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) Yes1432.6
2) No2865.1
3) Not sure12.3
Missing551 
TOTAL43100.0
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) None937.5
1) 1520.8
2) 228.3
3) 328.3
4) 4312.5
7) 714.2
10) 1014.2
13) 1314.2
Missing570 
TOTAL24100.0
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) None952.9
1) 1211.8
2) 215.9
3) 3211.8
4) 4317.6
Missing577 
TOTAL17100.0
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) None1191.7
1) 118.3
Missing582 
TOTAL12100.0
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) None1694.1
1) 115.9
Missing577 
TOTAL17100.0
88) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for understanding mental illness? (Q18AUNDR)
TOTAL%
2) Well222.2
3) Somewhat well333.3
5) Not well at all444.4
Missing585 
TOTAL9100.0
89) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for developing church programs for people living with mental illness? (Q18BPROG)
TOTAL%
2) Well111.1
3) Somewhat well222.2
4) Not too well333.3
5) Not well at all333.3
Missing585 
TOTAL9100.0
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) Well111.1
3) Somewhat well444.4
4) Not too well222.2
5) Not well at all222.2
Missing585 
TOTAL9100.0
91) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for responding to trauma in the community? (Q18DTRAU)
TOTAL%
2) Well112.5
3) Somewhat well450.0
4) Not too well225.0
5) Not well at all112.5
Missing586 
TOTAL8100.0
92) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for responding to "difficult" people? (Q18EDIFF)
TOTAL%
2) Well111.1
3) Somewhat well444.4
4) Not too well222.2
5) Not well at all222.2
Missing585 
TOTAL9100.0
93) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for responding to child abuse or domestic violence? (Q18FVIOL)
TOTAL%
2) Well111.1
3) Somewhat well333.3
4) Not too well333.3
5) Not well at all222.2
Missing585 
TOTAL9100.0
94) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for providing therapy to persons in the congregation living with a mental illness? (Q18GTHER)
TOTAL%
3) Somewhat well333.3
4) Not too well333.3
5) Not well at all333.3
Missing585 
TOTAL9100.0
95) Overall, how well did your seminary train you for recognizing mental illness and making an appropriate referral for therapy? (Q18HREC)
TOTAL%
2) Well111.1
3) Somewhat well555.6
4) Not too well111.1
5) Not well at all222.2
Missing585 
TOTAL9100.0
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%
2) Well222.2
3) Somewhat well333.3
4) Not too well222.2
5) Not well at all222.2
Missing585 
TOTAL9100.0
97) What is your gender? (Q20GENDR)
TOTAL%
1) Female38665.9
2) Male20034.1
Missing8 
TOTAL586100.0
98) What is your current age? (years) (Q21AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL58359.0617
99) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members594100.0
TOTAL594100.0
100) Response form: (RESPFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper52989.1
2) Web6510.9
TOTAL594100.0
101) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59121.19517
102) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile478.0
1) 16911.7
2) 29115.4
3) 37813.2
4) 4447.5
5) 56711.4
6) 6183.1
7) 7305.1
8) 8223.7
9) 981.4
10) 10396.6
11) 1140.7
12) 12111.9
13) 1361.0
14) 1420.3
15) 15122.0
16) 1620.3
17) 1720.3
18) 1820.3
19) 1910.2
20) 2061.0
21) 2110.2
22) 2210.2
25) 2581.4
30) 3030.5
35) 3530.5
36) 3610.2
40) 4010.2
100) 10010.2
141) 14110.2
150) 15010.2
200) 20010.2
250) 25010.2
350) 35010.2
515) 51510.2
600) 60010.2
700) 70010.2
999) 99910.2
1600) 160010.2
Missing4 
TOTAL590100.0
103) Check here if you don't know number of members. (DKNUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48481.5
1) Checked11018.5
TOTAL594100.0
104) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5072736.73894
105) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21536.9
2) No36763.1
Missing12 
TOTAL582100.0
106) If you have ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church, are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3694.7
2) No25.3
Missing556 
TOTAL38100.0
107) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21136.6
2) No36663.4
Missing17 
TOTAL577100.0
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) Yes39100.0
Missing555 
TOTAL39100.0
109) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55292.9
1) Checked427.1
TOTAL594100.0
110) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44574.9
1) Checked14925.1
TOTAL594100.0
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 checked57797.1
1) Checked172.9
TOTAL594100.0
112) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55292.9
1) Checked427.1
TOTAL594100.0
113) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45276.1
1) Checked14223.9
TOTAL594100.0
114) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58899.0
1) Checked61.0
TOTAL594100.0
115) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50384.7
1) Checked9115.3
TOTAL594100.0
116) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48381.3
1) Checked11118.7
TOTAL594100.0
117) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44675.1
1) Checked14824.9
TOTAL594100.0
118) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never71.2
2) Less than once a year91.5
3) About once or twice a year172.9
4) Several times a year366.1
5) About once a month294.9
6) 2-3 times a month9415.9
7) Nearly every week23639.9
8) Every week16427.7
Missing2 
TOTAL592100.0
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 emphasis10818.6
2) Reaching those who do not attend church223.8
3) Traditional style of worship or music25343.5
4) Contemporary style of worship or music437.4
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper6010.3
6) Social activities or meeting new people203.4
7) Sermons/preaching467.9
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups172.9
9) Ministry for children or youth71.2
11) Practical care for one another in times of need40.7
13) Openness to social diversity10.2
14) Your church school or Sunday school class10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL582100.0
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 church81.4
3) Traditional style of worship or music335.9
4) Contemporary style of worship or music142.5
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper9717.5
6) Social activities or meeting new people5910.6
7) Sermons/preaching18132.6
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups549.7
9) Ministry for children or youth458.1
10) Prayer ministry for one another274.9
11) Practical care for one another in times of need285.0
12) The congregation's school or pre-school10.2
13) Openness to social diversity50.9
14) Your church school or Sunday school class30.5
Missing39 
TOTAL555100.0
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 music20.4
4) Contemporary style of worship or music30.6
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper102.0
6) Social activities or meeting new people142.8
7) Sermons/preaching9018.0
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups479.4
9) Ministry for children or youth489.6
10) Prayer ministry for one another418.2
11) Practical care for one another in times of need11523.0
12) The congregation's school or pre-school71.4
13) Openness to social diversity408.0
14) Your church school or Sunday school class8416.8
Missing93 
TOTAL501100.0
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 hours13523.3
2) 1-2 hours9917.1
3) 3-5 hours15927.4
4) 6-10 hours12421.4
5) 11-20 hours539.1
6) More than 20 hours101.7
Missing14 
TOTAL580100.0
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 hours18532.0
2) 1-2 hours14625.3
3) 3-5 hours12621.8
4) 6-10 hours7813.5
5) 11-20 hours274.7
6) More than 20 hours162.8
Missing16 
TOTAL578100.0
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 hours33658.5
2) 1-2 hours10017.4
3) 3-5 hours7713.4
4) 6-10 hours376.4
5) 11-20 hours162.8
6) More than 20 hours81.4
Missing20 
TOTAL574100.0
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 hours23441.1
2) 1-2 hours12121.2
3) 3-5 hours10818.9
4) 6-10 hours498.6
5) 11-20 hours305.3
6) More than 20 hours284.9
Missing24 
TOTAL570100.0
126) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL58421.16119
127) Including your current congregation, how many congregations have you ever belonged to? (NUMCONG)
TOTAL%
0) 81.4
1) 10217.4
2) 16528.2
3) 12621.5
4) 7112.1
5) 498.4
6) 264.4
7) 142.4
8) 81.4
9) 10.2
10) 71.2
12) 50.9
15) 10.2
16) 10.2
20) 20.3
Missing8 
TOTAL586100.0
128) Of these, how many are/have been Presbyterian? (NUMPRES)
TOTAL%
0) 295.4
1) 22441.8
2) 14226.5
3) 6612.3
4) 366.7
5) 152.8
6) 122.2
7) 61.1
8) 20.4
9) 10.2
10) 10.2
12) 10.2
15) 10.2
Missing58 
TOTAL536100.0
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) Baptist6310.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)111.9
3) Episcopal152.5
4) Lutheran244.1
5) Methodist9415.9
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA24140.8
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)40.7
8) Reformed152.5
9) Roman Catholic315.2
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)305.1
11) Independent or Non-denominational101.7
12) None132.2
13) Other (specify)406.8
Missing3 
TOTAL591100.0
130) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10819.1
2) Several times a week10117.9
3) Weekly6110.8
4) Several times a month6711.9
5) Once a month396.9
6) Less than once a month11620.5
7) Never7312.9
Missing29 
TOTAL565100.0
131) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily112.1
2) Several times a week193.6
3) Weekly8716.5
4) Several times a month6512.4
5) Once a month468.7
6) Less than once a month10620.2
7) Never19236.5
Missing68 
TOTAL526100.0
132) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily20.4
2) Several times a week30.6
3) Weekly12122.5
4) Several times a month397.2
5) Once a month7013.0
6) Less than once a month9016.7
7) Never21339.6
Missing56 
TOTAL538100.0
133) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read other devotional materials or religious books (DEVOTMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily9716.8
2) Several times a week6912.0
3) Weekly539.2
4) Several times a month8715.1
5) Once a month6010.4
6) Less than once a month12922.4
7) Never8114.1
Missing18 
TOTAL576100.0
134) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily41971.5
2) Several times a week8013.7
3) Weekly244.1
4) Several times a month345.8
5) Once a month50.9
6) Less than once a month122.0
7) Never122.0
Missing8 
TOTAL586100.0
135) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily11921.8
2) Several times a week7313.4
3) Weekly10719.6
4) Several times a month549.9
5) Once a month325.9
6) Less than once a month6712.3
7) Never9417.2
Missing48 
TOTAL546100.0
136) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10.2
2) Several times a week71.4
3) Weekly5410.8
4) Several times a month183.6
5) Once a month275.4
6) Less than once a month7114.2
7) Never32364.5
Missing93 
TOTAL501100.0
137) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily29855.6
2) Several times a week7313.6
3) Weekly275.0
4) Several times a month244.5
5) Once a month122.2
6) Less than once a month163.0
7) Never8616.0
Missing58 
TOTAL536100.0
138) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily29855.6
2) Several times a week7514.0
3) Weekly275.0
4) Several times a month295.4
5) Once a month71.3
6) Less than once a month163.0
7) Never8415.7
Missing58 
TOTAL536100.0
139) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily275.2
2) Several times a week315.9
3) Weekly285.4
4) Several times a month254.8
5) Once a month315.9
6) Less than once a month9818.8
7) Never28254.0
Missing72 
TOTAL522100.0
140) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily27848.9
2) Several times a week6110.7
3) Weekly213.7
4) Several times a month5910.4
5) Once a month325.6
6) Less than once a month8114.2
7) Never376.5
Missing25 
TOTAL569100.0
141) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative335.7
2) Conservative21336.6
3) Moderate22939.3
4) Liberal8113.9
5) Very liberal264.5
Missing12 
TOTAL582100.0
142) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36462.4
2) No21937.6
Missing11 
TOTAL583100.0
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) Yes27948.5
2) No29651.5
Missing19 
TOTAL575100.0
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)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27322.30816
145) In the last year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (INVITEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35961.4
2) No22638.6
Missing9 
TOTAL585100.0
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%
0) 10.3
1) 4112.7
2) 9830.4
3) 5517.1
4) 3912.1
5) 299.0
6) 247.5
7) 41.2
8) 41.2
9) 10.3
10) 154.7
11) 10.3
12) 10.3
13) 10.3
14) 10.3
15) 10.3
20) 41.2
25) 10.3
30) 10.3
Missing272 
TOTAL322100.0
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.9015.4
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.24742.2
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.19633.5
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.366.2
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.111.9
7) Don't know50.9
Missing9 
TOTAL585100.0
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 agree40769.6
2) Agree10618.1
3) Neutral or not sure6711.5
4) Disagree40.7
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL585100.0
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 agree30853.2
2) Agree9416.2
3) Neutral or not sure14224.5
4) Disagree234.0
5) Strongly disagree122.1
Missing15 
TOTAL579100.0
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 agree6811.9
2) Agree14425.2
3) Neutral or not sure11520.1
4) Disagree17730.9
5) Strongly disagree6811.9
Missing22 
TOTAL572100.0
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 agree366.3
2) Agree12722.0
3) Neutral or not sure13623.6
4) Disagree15927.6
5) Strongly disagree11820.5
Missing18 
TOTAL576100.0
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 agree24342.0
2) Agree13723.7
3) Neutral or not sure10217.6
4) Disagree6811.8
5) Strongly disagree284.8
Missing16 
TOTAL578100.0
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 agree15326.4
2) Agree9516.4
3) Neutral or not sure13523.3
4) Disagree12221.0
5) Strongly disagree7512.9
Missing14 
TOTAL580100.0
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 agree19533.6
2) Agree26044.8
3) Neutral or not sure9416.2
4) Disagree234.0
5) Strongly disagree81.4
Missing14 
TOTAL580100.0
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 agree15927.1
2) Agree25142.8
3) Neutral or not sure10217.4
4) Disagree569.5
5) Strongly disagree193.2
Missing7 
TOTAL587100.0
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 agree132.2
2) Agree6310.8
3) Neutral or not sure17530.0
4) Disagree27547.2
5) Strongly disagree579.8
Missing11 
TOTAL583100.0
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 agree6010.3
2) Agree29250.3
3) Neutral or not sure15126.0
4) Disagree6411.0
5) Strongly disagree142.4
Missing13 
TOTAL581100.0
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 agree203.5
2) Agree8514.7
3) Neutral or not sure32055.4
4) Disagree13022.5
5) Strongly disagree234.0
Missing16 
TOTAL578100.0
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 agree11620.0
2) Agree27146.6
3) Neutral or not sure13523.2
4) Disagree437.4
5) Strongly disagree162.8
Missing13 
TOTAL581100.0
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 agree427.3
2) Agree19734.0
3) Neutral or not sure27146.8
4) Disagree549.3
5) Strongly disagree152.6
Missing15 
TOTAL579100.0
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, definitely10718.2
2) Yes, probably10818.4
3) Not sure6911.8
4) No, probably not10117.2
5) No, definitely not20234.4
Missing7 
TOTAL587100.0
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, definitely10517.9
2) Yes, probably9816.7
3) Not sure7512.8
4) No, probably not9616.4
5) No, definitely not21236.2
Missing8 
TOTAL586100.0
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, definitely9015.4
2) Yes, probably6911.8
3) Not sure7312.5
4) No, probably not8113.8
5) No, definitely not27346.6
Missing8 
TOTAL586100.0
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 agree8815.1
2) Agree12421.2
3) Neutral or not sure9816.8
4) Disagree10718.3
5) Strongly disagree16728.6
Missing10 
TOTAL584100.0
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 agree20134.4
2) Agree9315.9
3) Neutral or not sure10517.9
4) Disagree8815.0
5) Strongly disagree9816.8
Missing9 
TOTAL585100.0
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 agree6811.6
2) Agree8915.2
3) Neutral or not sure9416.1
4) Disagree11419.5
5) Strongly disagree21937.5
Missing10 
TOTAL584100.0
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 agree16929.2
2) Agree10518.2
3) Neutral or not sure13623.5
4) Disagree8314.4
5) Strongly disagree8514.7
Missing16 
TOTAL578100.0
168) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree549.6
2) Agree7413.1
3) Neutral or not sure8715.4
4) Disagree12422.0
5) Strongly disagree22539.9
Missing30 
TOTAL564100.0
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 agree234.0
2) Agree10217.6
3) Neutral or not sure10217.6
4) Disagree12621.7
5) Strongly disagree22839.2
Missing13 
TOTAL581100.0
170) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7212.3
2) Agree13122.5
3) Neutral or not sure13523.2
4) Disagree10417.8
5) Strongly disagree14124.2
Missing11 
TOTAL583100.0
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 agree6210.7
2) Agree9015.5
3) Neutral or not sure9516.3
4) Disagree8614.8
5) Strongly disagree24942.8
Missing12 
TOTAL582100.0
172) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female38365.0
2) Male20635.0
Missing5 
TOTAL589100.0
173) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL58858.8317
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 farm579.8
2) On a farm213.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)19734.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)10918.8
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city529.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)5810.0
7) In a suburb near a large city8514.7
Missing15 
TOTAL579100.0
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 farm213.7
2) On a farm50.9
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)22840.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)12421.8
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city427.4
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)7012.3
7) In a suburb near a large city8014.0
Missing24 
TOTAL570100.0
176) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married43476.4
2) Not married13423.6
Missing26 
TOTAL568100.0
177) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married5133.1
2) Yes, am now widowed7146.1
3) Yes, am now divorced2918.8
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced31.9
Missing440 
TOTAL154100.0
178) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No31976.7
2) Yes, was widowed163.8
3) Yes, was divorced7818.8
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced30.7
Missing178 
TOTAL416100.0
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) Baptist5212.3
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)102.4
3) Episcopal133.1
4) Lutheran307.1
5) Methodist7517.8
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA12228.9
8) Reformed92.1
9) Roman Catholic5914.0
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)204.7
11) Independent or non-denominational20.5
12) None133.1
13) Other (specify)174.0
Missing172 
TOTAL422100.0
180) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.2
3) Episcopal20.5
4) Lutheran20.5
5) Methodist51.2
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA34986.8
9) Roman Catholic123.0
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)10.2
12) Other (specify)215.2
13) None71.7
Missing192 
TOTAL402100.0
181) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never174.1
2) Less than once a year61.4
3) About once or twice a year317.4
4) Several times a year409.6
5) About once a month133.1
6) 2-3 times a month6014.4
7) Nearly every week13632.5
8) Every week11527.5
Missing176 
TOTAL418100.0
182) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never9449.0
2) Less than once a year2312.0
3) About once or twice a year2915.1
4) Several times a year2312.0
5) About once a month10.5
6) 2-3 times a month52.6
7) Nearly every week42.1
8) Every week136.8
Missing402 
TOTAL192100.0
183) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None8815.3
1) 15910.2
2) 220836.0
3) 312822.2
4) 46511.3
5) 5172.9
6) 681.4
7) 740.7
Missing17 
TOTAL577100.0
184) Please indicate your employment status. Employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40167.6
1) Checked19232.4
Missing1 
TOTAL593100.0
185) Please indicate your employment status. Employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54191.2
1) Checked528.8
Missing1 
TOTAL593100.0
186) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54090.9
1) Checked549.1
TOTAL594100.0
187) Please indicate your employment status. Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58498.3
1) Checked101.7
TOTAL594100.0
188) Please indicate your employment status. Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35058.9
1) Checked24441.1
TOTAL594100.0
189) Please indicate your employment status. Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52488.2
1) Checked7011.8
TOTAL594100.0
190) Please indicate your employment status. Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56695.3
1) Checked284.7
TOTAL594100.0
191) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58598.5
1) Checked91.5
TOTAL594100.0
192) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44074.1
1) Checked15425.9
TOTAL594100.0
193) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55593.4
1) Checked396.6
TOTAL594100.0
194) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54491.6
1) Checked508.4
TOTAL594100.0
195) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59199.5
1) Checked30.5
TOTAL594100.0
196) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42271.0
1) Checked17229.0
TOTAL594100.0
197) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55493.3
1) Checked406.7
TOTAL594100.0
198) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59399.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL594100.0
199) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58698.7
1) Checked81.3
TOTAL594100.0
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) 288.8
1) 10.3
2) 10.3
4) 30.9
5) 92.8
6) 20.6
7) 20.6
8) 20.6
10) 30.9
12) 20.6
15) 30.9
18) 10.3
20) 154.7
21) 10.3
24) 51.6
25) 41.3
27) 10.3
30) 175.3
32) 20.6
35) 103.1
36) 10.3
37) 10.3
38) 41.3
40) 7323.0
42) 61.9
43) 20.6
44) 10.3
45) 216.6
46) 10.3
47) 10.3
48) 61.9
50) 4213.2
55) 123.8
58) 10.3
60) 247.5
65) 30.9
68) 10.3
70) 20.6
73) 10.3
80) 10.3
99) 20.6
Missing276 
TOTAL318100.0
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) 228.7
1) 20.8
3) 10.4
4) 10.4
5) 41.6
6) 10.4
8) 20.8
10) 31.2
12) 10.4
14) 20.8
15) 41.6
16) 20.8
18) 20.8
20) 83.2
22) 10.4
23) 10.4
24) 20.8
25) 20.8
26) 10.4
30) 83.2
32) 20.8
35) 41.6
36) 10.4
37) 10.4
38) 10.4
40) 6827.0
42) 31.2
44) 10.4
45) 145.6
48) 20.8
50) 3413.5
53) 10.4
55) 104.0
56) 10.4
58) 10.4
60) 218.3
65) 20.8
70) 62.4
77) 10.4
80) 20.8
85) 10.4
90) 20.8
99) 31.2
Missing342 
TOTAL252100.0
202) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less20.3
2) Some high school101.7
3) High school diploma569.5
4) Some college, but no degree10517.8
5) Associate's degree325.4
6) Bachelor's degree16027.1
7) Some graduate work467.8
8) Graduate degree17930.3
Missing4 
TOTAL590100.0
203) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less30.7
2) Some high school51.1
3) High school diploma4510.1
4) Some college, but no degree6013.5
5) Associate's degree327.2
6) Bachelor's degree12528.1
7) Some graduate work409.0
8) Graduate degree13530.3
Missing149 
TOTAL445100.0
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 alone10517.8
2) Two of us30651.8
3) Three of us7011.8
4) Four of us7011.8
5) Five of us254.2
6) Six of us61.0
7) Seven or more of us20.3
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing71.2
Missing3 
TOTAL591100.0
205) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank12872.3
1) One3419.2
2) Two147.9
3) Three10.6
Missing417 
TOTAL177100.0
206) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 612 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank12264.2
1) One4322.6
2) Two2111.1
3) Three42.1
Missing404 
TOTAL190100.0
207) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1317 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank12264.6
1) One4825.4
2) Two179.0
3) Three21.1
Missing405 
TOTAL189100.0
208) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1824 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank12673.7
1) One3419.9
2) Two116.4
Missing423 
TOTAL171100.0
209) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank30.5
1) One10919.1
2) Two43075.2
3) Three244.2
4) Four50.9
5) Five10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL572100.0
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 alone9616.8
2) A single parent, living with one or more children91.6
3) A married couple, no children in household27247.5
4) A married couple, living with one or more children16428.6
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)325.6
Missing21 
TOTAL573100.0
211) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat15526.9
2) Independent11319.6
3) Republican29751.6
4) Other (specify)111.9
Missing18 
TOTAL576100.0
212) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked172.9
1) Checked57797.1
TOTAL594100.0
213) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58698.7
1) Checked81.3
TOTAL594100.0
214) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59199.5
1) Checked30.5
TOTAL594100.0
215) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59099.3
1) Checked40.7
TOTAL594100.0
216) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58999.2
1) Checked50.8
TOTAL594100.0
217) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59299.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL594100.0
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) Yes47680.8
2) No10117.1
3) Don't know111.9
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards [vol.]10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL589100.0
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 $10,00091.7
2) $10,000-$14,999112.1
3) $15,000-$19,999142.7
4) $20,000-$29,999407.7
5) $30,000-$39,999336.3
6) $40,000-$49,999397.5
7) $50,000-$59,9995610.8
8) $60,000-$69,999489.2
9) $70,000-$79,999458.7
10) $80,000-$89,999356.7
11) $90,000-$99,999346.5
12) $100,000-$124,9995610.8
13) $125,000-$149,999316.0
14) $150,000-$199,999265.0
15) $200,000-$249,999152.9
16) $250,000 or more285.4
Missing74 
TOTAL520100.0
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) Yes56397.2
2) No162.8
Missing15 
TOTAL579100.0
221) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL48813358.207100585
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) Yes25747.1
2) No28952.9
Missing48 
TOTAL546100.0
223) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
TOTAL%
0) None146.7
15) 1510.5
20) 2021.0
25) 2510.5
40) 4010.5
50) 5041.9
60) 6021.0
100) 1002210.5
120) 12010.5
150) 15031.4
200) 200125.7
250) 25031.4
300) 30062.9
315) 31510.5
350) 35010.5
400) 40041.9
480) 48010.5
500) 5002210.5
600) 60041.9
700) 70021.0
850) 85010.5
900) 90021.0
1000) 10002712.9
1160) 116010.5
1200) 120052.4
1250) 125010.5
1500) 150041.9
1800) 180021.0
2000) 200073.3
2100) 210010.5
2200) 220021.0
2400) 240031.4
2500) 250010.5
2600) 260021.0
2700) 270010.5
2800) 280010.5
3000) 3000115.2
3300) 330010.5
3500) 350010.5
4000) 400031.4
5000) 500073.3
7000) 700021.0
10000) 1000052.4
19000) 1900010.5
20000) 2000010.5
25000) 2500021.0
30000) 3000010.5
50000) 5000010.5
75000) 7500010.5
999999) Don't know52.4
Missing384 
TOTAL210100.0
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) Yes42777.5
2) No12422.5
Missing43 
TOTAL551100.0
225) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
0) None41.1
5) 520.6
10) 1051.4
20) 20133.7
25) 25236.5
30) 3061.7
37) 3720.6
40) 4030.8
48) 4810.3
50) 504011.2
60) 6030.8
75) 7551.4
80) 8010.3
85) 8510.3
95) 9510.3
100) 1008824.7
125) 12510.3
130) 13010.3
150) 150164.5
165) 16510.3
200) 2005114.3
250) 250102.8
300) 300154.2
336) 33610.3
350) 35010.3
400) 40092.5
410) 41010.3
430) 43010.3
500) 500205.6
535) 53510.3
550) 55010.3
600) 60061.7
750) 75010.3
800) 80010.3
1000) 100041.1
1050) 105010.3
1400) 140010.3
2000) 200020.6
3000) 300020.6
4000) 400010.3
5000) 500010.3
999999) Don't know82.2
Missing238 
TOTAL356100.0
226) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To 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) Yes25948.5
2) No27551.5
Missing60 
TOTAL534100.0
227) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) None156.9
10) 10104.6
15) 1520.9
20) 2073.2
25) 252210.1
30) 3010.5
40) 4020.9
50) 503415.7
70) 7010.5
75) 7510.5
100) 1004319.8
135) 13510.5
150) 15073.2
200) 2002812.9
250) 25062.8
300) 30041.8
400) 40041.8
420) 42010.5
500) 50062.8
600) 60010.5
750) 75010.5
900) 90010.5
1000) 100041.8
1200) 120020.9
1300) 130010.5
1500) 150010.5
2000) 200010.5
2500) 250010.5
2637) 263710.5
3000) 300020.9
4000) 400010.5
5000) 500010.5
5200) 520010.5
999999) Don't know31.4
Missing377 
TOTAL217100.0
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) Yes24946.9
2) No28253.1
Missing63 
TOTAL531100.0
229) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) None198.3
15) 1510.4
20) 2062.6
25) 2541.8
30) 3020.9
40) 4010.4
50) 50208.8
75) 7510.4
100) 1003414.9
145) 14510.4
150) 150114.8
200) 200187.9
220) 22010.4
250) 25052.2
265) 26510.4
275) 27510.4
300) 300114.8
336) 33610.4
350) 35020.9
400) 40041.8
450) 45020.9
500) 5002711.8
520) 52010.4
600) 60041.8
700) 70010.4
750) 75010.4
800) 80020.9
1000) 1000135.7
1500) 150020.9
1800) 180010.4
1920) 192010.4
2000) 200062.6
2300) 230010.4
3000) 300031.3
3500) 350010.4
3775) 377510.4
4000) 400010.4
4425) 442510.4
5000) 500010.4
6000) 600010.4
7000) 700010.4
10000) 1000020.9
12000) 1200020.9
14000) 1400010.4
15000) 1500010.4
23000) 2300010.4
999999) Don't know52.2
Missing366 
TOTAL228100.0
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) Yes51291.3
2) No498.7
Missing33 
TOTAL561100.0
231) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL43017821.586126586
232) State (STATE)
233) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast9616.2
2) Midwest16127.1
3) South25042.1
4) West8714.6
TOTAL594100.0
234) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 408915.1
2) 40-498414.3
3) 50-6417229.3
4) 65+24341.3
Missing6 
TOTAL588100.0
235) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female38365.0
2) Male20635.0
Missing5 
TOTAL589100.0
236) 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) Democrat15526.9
2) Independent11319.6
3) Republican29751.6
4) Other (specify)111.9
Missing18 
TOTAL576100.0
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 $20,000346.5
2) $20K-49,99911221.5
3) $50K-99,99921841.9
4) $100K+15630.0
Missing74 
TOTAL520100.0
238) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast9616.2
2) Midwest16127.1
3) South25042.1
4) West8714.6
TOTAL594100.0