Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2007 - The Mission Work Plan of the General Assembly Council, Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey Number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4943761.049419
2) In general, how familiar are you with the General Assembly Council's 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan? (Q1FAMMWP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all familiar29663.2
2) Not too familiar10021.4
3) Somewhat familiar5712.2
4) Generally familiar153.2
Missing26 
TOTAL468100.0
3) Prior to receiving this survey, were you aware that the 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan for the General Assembly Council includes the following priority goal areas? Evangelism and Witness (Q2AEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No, not aware7739.3
2) Yes, aware11257.1
3) Yes, very aware73.6
Missing298 
TOTAL196100.0
4) Prior to receiving this survey, were you aware that the 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan for the General Assembly Council includes the following priority goal areas? Justice and Compassion (Q2BJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No, not aware8745.5
2) Yes, aware9851.3
3) Yes, very aware63.1
Missing303 
TOTAL191100.0
5) Prior to receiving this survey, were you aware that the 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan for the General Assembly Council includes the following priority goal areas? Spirituality and Discipleship (Q2CSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No, not aware8444.0
2) Yes, aware10253.4
3) Yes, very aware52.6
Missing303 
TOTAL191100.0
6) Prior to receiving this survey, were you aware that the 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan for the General Assembly Council includes the following priority goal areas? Leadership and Vocation (Q2DLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No, not aware9147.6
2) Yes, aware9750.8
3) Yes, very aware31.6
Missing303 
TOTAL191100.0
7) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping people communicate what being Presbyterian "is all about." (Q3AEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all71.4
2) No need244.9
3) Slight need265.3
4) Moderate need12926.4
5) Good need7114.5
6) Great need8016.4
7) Very great need14329.3
8) Not sure81.6
Missing6 
TOTAL488100.0
8) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Finding ways of bringing people into community. (Q3BEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need81.6
3) Slight need102.0
4) Moderate need6713.7
5) Good need7715.8
6) Great need12525.6
7) Very great need19239.3
8) Not sure81.6
Missing6 
TOTAL488100.0
9) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Developing vibrant, healthy congregations. (Q3CEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need10.2
3) Slight need71.4
4) Moderate need275.5
5) Good need479.7
6) Great need14229.2
7) Very great need26053.4
8) Not sure20.4
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
10) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping people invite others into the life of Christ. (Q3DEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need51.0
3) Slight need91.8
4) Moderate need438.8
5) Good need7515.4
6) Great need11423.4
7) Very great need23748.7
8) Not sure30.6
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
11) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping people become more articulate with their own faith story. (Q3EEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all30.6
2) No need102.1
3) Slight need122.5
4) Moderate need8016.5
5) Good need8717.9
6) Great need11724.1
7) Very great need16433.8
8) Not sure122.5
Missing9 
TOTAL485100.0
12) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting new congregations in the United States that reach out to immigrant populations. (Q3FEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all122.5
2) No need204.1
3) Slight need265.3
4) Moderate need10822.2
5) Good need9018.5
6) Great need12124.8
7) Very great need8717.9
8) Not sure234.7
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
13) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting the sending out of people to do mission. (Q3GEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all40.8
2) No need51.0
3) Slight need214.3
4) Moderate need10221.1
5) Good need10421.5
6) Great need12626.1
7) Very great need10722.2
8) Not sure142.9
Missing11 
TOTAL483100.0
14) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping equip presbyteries, congregations, and individuals to share the good news of the gospel with those who have no church affiliation. (Q3HEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all20.4
2) No need61.2
3) Slight need61.2
4) Moderate need6413.2
5) Good need6613.6
6) Great need13928.6
7) Very great need19940.9
8) Not sure40.8
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
15) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting efforts to develop congregations that reflect the multicultural makeup of our society. (Q3IEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all122.5
2) No need193.9
3) Slight need418.5
4) Moderate need8216.9
5) Good need9118.8
6) Great need12726.2
7) Very great need9820.2
8) Not sure142.9
Missing10 
TOTAL484100.0
16) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping members see that they have a call from God to Christian witness in society and the church. (Q3JEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all40.8
2) No need71.4
3) Slight need244.9
4) Moderate need6914.1
5) Good need9018.4
6) Great need13527.7
7) Very great need15130.9
8) Not sure81.6
Missing6 
TOTAL488100.0
17) Which of these church needs (Q3AEVANG to Q3JEVANG) would you rank as the most important one in the area of Evangelism and Witness? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q3XEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Helping people communicate what being Presbyterian "is all about"357.4
2) Finding ways of bringing people into community5311.2
3) Developing vibrant, healthy congregations12426.1
4) Helping people invite others into the life of Christ7515.8
5) Helping people become more articulate with their own faith story326.7
6) Supporting new congregations in the United States that reach out to immigrant populations122.5
7) Supporting the sending out of people to do mission245.1
8) Helping equip presbyteries, congregations, and individuals to share the good news of the gospel with those who have no church affiliation6112.8
9) Supporting efforts to develop congregations that reflect the multicultural makeup of our society153.2
10) Helping members see that they have a call from God to Christian witness in society and the church449.3
Missing19 
TOTAL475100.0
18) And which of these church needs (Q3AEVANG to Q3JEVANG) would you rank as the second most important one in the area of Evangelism and Witness? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q3YEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Helping people communicate what being Presbyterian "is all about"316.6
2) Finding ways of bringing people into community6513.7
3) Developing vibrant, healthy congregations7716.3
4) Helping people invite others into the life of Christ5010.6
5) Helping people become more articulate with their own faith story459.5
6) Supporting new congregations in the United States that reach out to immigrant populations143.0
7) Supporting the sending out of people to do mission265.5
8) Helping equip presbyteries, congregations, and individuals to share the good news of the gospel with those who have no church affiliation7916.7
9) Supporting efforts to develop congregations that reflect the multicultural makeup of our society337.0
10) Helping members see that they have a call from God to Christian witness in society and the church5311.2
Missing21 
TOTAL473100.0
19) Please use this space to suggest any other important church needs in the area of Evangelism and Witness: (Q3ZEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Target specific populations1113.8
2) Other resource-program suggestions1417.5
3) General suggestions related to evangelism or witness2328.8
4) Comment of fixed choice options1822.5
5) Comment on other unrelated matters1417.5
Missing414 
TOTAL80100.0
20) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting emergency relief operations (disaster assistance). (Q4AJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need81.6
3) Slight need142.9
4) Moderate need8016.4
5) Good need9419.3
6) Great need12926.5
7) Very great need15331.4
8) Not sure81.6
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
21) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting efforts of people who are already taking steps to improve their social and economic situation. (Q4BJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need81.7
3) Slight need245.0
4) Moderate need9319.3
5) Good need12024.9
6) Great need13427.8
7) Very great need8617.8
8) Not sure163.3
Missing12 
TOTAL482100.0
22) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping people to discern matters of injustice in the world. (Q4CJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all122.5
2) No need357.3
3) Slight need5311.1
4) Moderate need10020.9
5) Good need9219.2
6) Great need9920.7
7) Very great need5912.3
8) Not sure285.9
Missing16 
TOTAL478100.0
23) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing opportunities for people to be involved in ministries of compassion and justice. (Q4DJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all51.0
2) No need173.5
3) Slight need234.8
4) Moderate need9219.1
5) Good need11724.3
6) Great need10822.4
7) Very great need10421.6
8) Not sure163.3
Missing12 
TOTAL482100.0
24) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Improving people's quality of life and well-being. (Q4EJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all51.0
2) No need112.3
3) Slight need398.1
4) Moderate need8718.1
5) Good need10622.0
6) Great need11423.7
7) Very great need10321.4
8) Not sure163.3
Missing13 
TOTAL481100.0
25) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Preserving the environment as God's creation. (Q4FJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all132.7
2) No need214.4
3) Slight need296.0
4) Moderate need5711.9
5) Good need7415.4
6) Great need12025.0
7) Very great need15632.5
8) Not sure102.1
Missing14 
TOTAL480100.0
26) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Sharing knowledge about what Presbyterians are doing in the area of justice and compassion. (Q4GJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all183.7
2) No need306.2
3) Slight need469.5
4) Moderate need10321.2
5) Good need10020.6
6) Great need10120.8
7) Very great need7415.3
8) Not sure132.7
Missing9 
TOTAL485100.0
27) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Building networks that support justice and compassion ministries. (Q4HJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all193.9
2) No need224.6
3) Slight need479.8
4) Moderate need9619.9
5) Good need8818.3
6) Great need12024.9
7) Very great need6814.1
8) Not sure224.6
Missing12 
TOTAL482100.0
28) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Encouraging and supporting efforts to address the underlying causes of poverty. (Q4IJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all102.1
2) No need275.6
3) Slight need255.2
4) Moderate need6713.9
5) Good need9118.9
6) Great need12225.3
7) Very great need12325.5
8) Not sure173.5
Missing12 
TOTAL482100.0
29) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Increasing awareness of non-violent options for conflict resolution, and of the skills needed to make use of them. (Q4JJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all132.7
2) No need183.8
3) Slight need326.7
4) Moderate need7415.5
5) Good need7816.3
6) Great need11624.3
7) Very great need12425.9
8) Not sure234.8
Missing16 
TOTAL478100.0
30) Which of these church needs (Q4AJUST to Q4JJUST) would you rank as the most important one in the area of Justice and Compassion? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q4XJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Supporting emergency relief operations (disaster assistance)9620.3
2) Supporting efforts of people who are already taking steps to improve their social and economic situation5912.5
3) Helping people to discern matters of injustice in the world275.7
4) Providing opportunities for people to be involved in ministries of compassion and justice5411.4
5) Improving people's quality of life and well-being5611.8
6) Preserving the environment as God's creation5311.2
7) Sharing knowledge about what Presbyterians are doing in the area of justice and compassion163.4
8) Building networks that support justice and compassion ministries132.7
9) Encouraging and supporting efforts to address the underlying causes of poverty408.5
10) Increasing awareness of non-violent options for conflict resolution, and of the skills needed to make use of them5912.5
Missing21 
TOTAL473100.0
31) And which of these church needs (Q4AJUST to Q4JJUST) would you rank as the second most important one in the area of Justice and Compassion? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q4YJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Supporting emergency relief operations (disaster assistance)5211.0
2) Supporting efforts of people who are already taking steps to improve their social and economic situation5912.5
3) Helping people to discern matters of injustice in the world194.0
4) Providing opportunities for people to be involved in ministries of compassion and justice5411.4
5) Improving people's quality of life and well-being5812.3
6) Preserving the environment as God's creation6914.6
7) Sharing knowledge about what Presbyterians are doing in the area of justice and compassion153.2
8) Building networks that support justice and compassion ministries367.6
9) Encouraging and supporting efforts to address the underlying causes of poverty5611.9
10) Increasing awareness of non-violent options for conflict resolution, and of the skills needed to make use of them5411.4
Missing22 
TOTAL472100.0
32) Please use this space to suggest any other important church needs in the area of Justice and Compassion: (Q4ZJUST)
TOTAL%
2) Suggestion or comment related to the environment36.1
3) Suggestion or comment related to hunger or poverty12.0
4) Suggestion or comment related to class or race24.1
5) Suggestion or comment related to politics or economics36.1
6) Suggestion or comment related to other specific topics510.2
7) Other suggestions or comments3163.3
8) Question related to meaning of fixed-choice options48.2
Missing445 
TOTAL49100.0
33) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing training for elders and deacons. (Q5ALEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need81.6
3) Slight need244.9
4) Moderate need12425.5
5) Good need10621.8
6) Great need10220.9
7) Very great need11423.4
8) Not sure81.6
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
34) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Offering ministers opportunities and resources for continuing education. (Q5BLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need102.0
3) Slight need295.9
4) Moderate need12425.4
5) Good need12425.4
6) Great need12225.0
7) Very great need6413.1
8) Not sure142.9
Missing6 
TOTAL488100.0
35) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Creating resources for new members that communicate the benefits and expectations of church membership. (Q5CLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all30.6
2) No need91.9
3) Slight need326.6
4) Moderate need9419.4
5) Good need9419.4
6) Great need15031.0
7) Very great need9118.8
8) Not sure112.3
Missing10 
TOTAL484100.0
36) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting and providing opportunities for leadership development among both ministers and laity. (Q5DLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need40.8
3) Slight need255.2
4) Moderate need8417.5
5) Good need12024.9
6) Great need15933.1
7) Very great need7816.2
8) Not sure102.1
Missing13 
TOTAL481100.0
37) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting education among racial-ethnic populations. (Q5ELEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all142.9
2) No need204.1
3) Slight need398.0
4) Moderate need11623.9
5) Good need11022.6
6) Great need10020.6
7) Very great need5912.1
8) Not sure285.8
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
38) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting opportunities for skills development, such as mentoring. (Q5FLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all61.2
2) No need204.1
3) Slight need326.6
4) Moderate need11323.4
5) Good need13327.6
6) Great need12225.3
7) Very great need428.7
8) Not sure142.9
Missing12 
TOTAL482100.0
39) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Developing church leaders from under-represented populations (e.g., new immigrants, racial-ethnic groups). (Q5GLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all163.3
2) No need183.7
3) Slight need449.1
4) Moderate need9219.0
5) Good need12726.2
6) Great need10922.5
7) Very great need5110.5
8) Not sure285.8
Missing9 
TOTAL485100.0
40) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting opportunities for leadership by women. (Q5HLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all142.9
2) No need193.9
3) Slight need367.5
4) Moderate need10822.4
5) Good need11323.4
6) Great need11824.4
7) Very great need6313.0
8) Not sure122.5
Missing11 
TOTAL483100.0
41) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping to ensure the relevance of theological education for church professionals. (Q5ILEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all30.6
2) No need132.7
3) Slight need224.5
4) Moderate need7415.2
5) Good need10220.9
6) Great need14229.1
7) Very great need9820.1
8) Not sure347.0
Missing6 
TOTAL488100.0
42) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Attracting competent and highly motivated church professionals. (Q5JLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all20.4
2) No need61.2
3) Slight need81.6
4) Moderate need5411.1
5) Good need7315.1
6) Great need14730.3
7) Very great need18538.1
8) Not sure102.1
Missing9 
TOTAL485100.0
43) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing support and coaching for church professionals. (Q5KLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all20.4
2) No need51.0
3) Slight need204.1
4) Moderate need6914.2
5) Good need10922.4
6) Great need17435.7
7) Very great need9419.3
8) Not sure142.9
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
44) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping congregations find pastoral leadership. (Q5LLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all20.4
2) No need30.6
3) Slight need112.3
4) Moderate need459.3
5) Good need8517.6
6) Great need14530.0
7) Very great need18037.3
8) Not sure122.5
Missing11 
TOTAL483100.0
45) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping members understand that their vocation, whatever it may be, is a call from God. (Q5MLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all61.2
2) No need81.6
3) Slight need224.5
4) Moderate need8317.1
5) Good need10922.4
6) Great need13227.2
7) Very great need11323.3
8) Not sure132.7
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
46) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping Presbyterians discern whether they have a call from God to serve as ministers. (Q5NLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all91.9
2) No need102.1
3) Slight need387.9
4) Moderate need11022.7
5) Good need11523.8
6) Great need12024.8
7) Very great need6513.4
8) Not sure173.5
Missing10 
TOTAL484100.0
47) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping small congregations. (Q5OLEAD)
TOTAL%
2) No need61.2
3) Slight need153.1
4) Moderate need5411.1
5) Good need8818.1
6) Great need14730.2
7) Very great need16634.2
8) Not sure102.1
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
48) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Sending mission workers/missionaries to other countries. (Q5PLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all81.6
2) No need306.2
3) Slight need5511.3
4) Moderate need9920.4
5) Good need11223.0
6) Great need9419.3
7) Very great need7515.4
8) Not sure132.7
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
49) Which of these church needs (Q5ALEAD to Q5PLEAD) would you rank as the most important one in the area of Leadership and Vocation? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q5XLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Providing training for elders and deacons5711.9
2) Offering ministers opportunities and resources for continuing education132.7
3) Creating resources for new members that communicate the benefits and expectations of church membership367.5
4) Supporting and providing opportunities for leadership development among both ministers and laity5110.6
5) Supporting education among racial-ethnic populations132.7
6) Supporting opportunities for skills development, such as mentoring51.0
7) Developing church leaders from under-represented populations (e.g., new immigrants, racial-ethnic groups)112.3
8) Supporting opportunities for leadership by women81.7
9) Helping to ensure the relevance of theological education for church professionals204.2
10) Attracting competent and highly motivated church professionals8818.3
11) Providing support and coaching for church professionals112.3
12) Helping congregations find pastoral leadership428.8
13) Helping members understand that their vocation, whatever it may be, is a call from God439.0
14) Helping Presbyterians discern whether they have a call from God to serve as ministers51.0
15) Helping small congregations5511.5
16) Sending mission workers/missionaries to other countries224.6
Missing14 
TOTAL480100.0
50) And which of these church needs (Q5ALEAD to Q5PLEAD) would you rank as the second most important one in the area of Leadership and Vocation? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q5YLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Providing training for elders and deacons357.4
2) Offering ministers opportunities and resources for continuing education204.2
3) Creating resources for new members that communicate the benefits and expectations of church membership326.7
4) Supporting and providing opportunities for leadership development among both ministers and laity367.6
5) Supporting education among racial-ethnic populations81.7
6) Supporting opportunities for skills development, such as mentoring183.8
7) Developing church leaders from under-represented populations (e.g., new immigrants, racial-ethnic groups)204.2
8) Supporting opportunities for leadership by women224.6
9) Helping to ensure the relevance of theological education for church professionals142.9
10) Attracting competent and highly motivated church professionals4910.3
11) Providing support and coaching for church professionals326.7
12) Helping congregations find pastoral leadership5010.5
13) Helping members understand that their vocation, whatever it may be, is a call from God388.0
14) Helping Presbyterians discern whether they have a call from God to serve as ministers102.1
15) Helping small congregations6914.5
16) Sending mission workers/missionaries to other countries224.6
Missing19 
TOTAL475100.0
51) Please use this space to suggest any other important church needs in the area of Leadership and Vocation: (Q5ZLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Suggestion or comment related to lay or CLP training815.4
2) Suggestion or comment related to minister training1223.1
3) Suggestion or comment related to recruitment of people info11.9
4) Suggestion or comment related to small congregations35.8
5) Suggestion or comment related to women in leadership11.9
6) Other suggestions or comments regarding leadership or vocation1936.5
7) Questions related to the meaning of questions Q5A through Q5J11.9
8) Comments on all other unrelated matters713.5
Missing442 
TOTAL52100.0
52) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing help in the discernment of spiritual gifts. (Q6ASPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all30.6
2) No need102.1
3) Slight need265.4
4) Moderate need13327.4
5) Good need11022.7
6) Great need9820.2
7) Very great need8116.7
8) Not sure244.9
Missing9 
TOTAL485100.0
53) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing resources for individual spiritual discernment. (Q6BSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need102.1
3) Slight need387.9
4) Moderate need12525.9
5) Good need11724.2
6) Great need10722.2
7) Very great need5812.0
8) Not sure275.6
Missing11 
TOTAL483100.0
54) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Reaching college students and young adults. (Q6CSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need30.6
3) Slight need71.4
4) Moderate need398.0
5) Good need5210.7
6) Great need14429.6
7) Very great need23648.5
8) Not sure51.0
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
55) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Strengthening Christian education. (Q6DSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need10.2
3) Slight need51.0
4) Moderate need6413.1
5) Good need9920.3
6) Great need14429.6
7) Very great need16734.3
8) Not sure61.2
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
56) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Articulating our faith theologically. (Q6ESPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all20.4
2) No need51.0
3) Slight need296.0
4) Moderate need9018.6
5) Good need11724.1
6) Great need12726.2
7) Very great need9419.4
8) Not sure214.3
Missing9 
TOTAL485100.0
57) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Interpreting our Reformed identity as Presbyterians. (Q6FSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all71.5
2) No need265.4
3) Slight need326.6
4) Moderate need11022.8
5) Good need10922.6
6) Great need11123.0
7) Very great need6513.5
8) Not sure224.6
Missing12 
TOTAL482100.0
58) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing resources to help strengthen faith practices (e.g., Bible reading, prayer, devotions). (Q6GSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all20.4
2) No need91.8
3) Slight need173.5
4) Moderate need7415.2
5) Good need10722.0
6) Great need15030.8
7) Very great need12225.1
8) Not sure61.2
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
59) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Developing spirituality and discipleship principles for immigrants to the United States who speak other languages. (Q6HSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all132.7
2) No need214.3
3) Slight need377.6
4) Moderate need9820.1
5) Good need12926.4
6) Great need10521.5
7) Very great need5310.9
8) Not sure326.6
Missing6 
TOTAL488100.0
60) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Educating Presbyterians about stewardship. (Q6ISPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all51.0
2) No need153.1
3) Slight need224.5
4) Moderate need10922.5
5) Good need10722.1
6) Great need12125.0
7) Very great need9720.0
8) Not sure81.7
Missing10 
TOTAL484100.0
61) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Educating members to be exemplary citizens who are not only concerned with their rights, but also accepting of their responsibilities ("stewardship of public life"). (Q6JSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all30.6
2) No need142.9
3) Slight need265.3
4) Moderate need9820.0
5) Good need11423.3
6) Great need12325.2
7) Very great need9719.8
8) Not sure142.9
Missing5 
TOTAL489100.0
62) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting military chaplains in their work with young adults. (Q6KSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need51.0
3) Slight need163.3
4) Moderate need6413.2
5) Good need10621.8
6) Great need15030.9
7) Very great need12926.5
8) Not sure153.1
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
63) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping families of all types to identify and resist destructive pressures and temptations in society. (Q6LSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.2
2) No need102.1
3) Slight need122.5
4) Moderate need5511.3
5) Good need7415.2
6) Great need14830.5
7) Very great need17335.6
8) Not sure132.7
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
64) Which of the church needs (Q6ASPIR to Q6LSPIR) would you rank as the most important one in the area of Spirituality and Discipleship? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q6XSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Providing help in the discernment of spiritual gifts285.9
2) Providing resources for individual spiritual discernment91.9
3) Reaching college students and young adults8217.2
4) Strengthening Christian education8317.4
5) Articulating our faith theologically265.5
6) Interpreting our Reformed identity as Presbyterians183.8
7) Providing resources to help strengthen faith practices (e.g., Bible reading, prayer, devotions)5411.3
8) Developing spirituality and discipleship principles for immigrants to the United States who speak other languages112.3
9) Educating Presbyterians about stewardship306.3
10) Educating members to be exemplary citizens who are not only concerned with their rights, but also accepting of their responsibilities ("stewardship of public life")428.8
11) Supporting military chaplains in their work with young adults204.2
12) Helping families of all types to identify and resist destructive pressures and temptations in society7415.5
Missing17 
TOTAL477100.0
65) And which of these church needs (Q6ASPIR to Q6LSPIR) would you rank as the second most important one in the area of Spirituality and Discipleship? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q6YSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Providing help in the discernment of spiritual gifts173.6
2) Providing resources for individual spiritual discernment102.1
3) Reaching college students and young adults449.3
4) Strengthening Christian education6012.7
5) Articulating our faith theologically275.7
6) Interpreting our Reformed identity as Presbyterians316.6
7) Providing resources to help strengthen faith practices (e.g., Bible reading, prayer, devotions)6413.6
8) Developing spirituality and discipleship principles for immigrants to the United States who speak other languages173.6
9) Educating Presbyterians about stewardship408.5
10) Educating members to be exemplary citizens who are not only concerned with their rights, but also accepting of their responsibilities ("stewardship of public life")428.9
11) Supporting military chaplains in their work with young adults428.9
12) Helping families of all types to identify and resist destructive pressures and temptations in society7816.5
Missing22 
TOTAL472100.0
66) Please use this space to suggest any other important church needs in the area of Spirituality and Discipleship: (Q6ZSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Suggestion related to spirituality or discipleship2158.3
2) Comment on fixed-choice options1438.9
3) Suggestions or comments on all other unrelated matters12.8
Missing458 
TOTAL36100.0
67) The work of the General Assembly Council takes place in the United States as well as internationally. Would you like to see the Council do mission entirely in the U.S., entirely in other countries, or some combination of both? (Q7GLOBAL)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely in the United States194.0
2) Almost all in the United States163.3
3) Mostly in the United States6714.0
4) A little more than half in the United States8718.2
5) Half in the United States, half in other countries19240.2
6) Two-thirds in other countries224.6
7) 75% in other countries194.0
9) Entirely in other countries10.2
10) Not sure5511.5
Missing16 
TOTAL478100.0
68) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders494100.0
TOTAL494100.0
69) Survey form: (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper40782.4
2) Web8717.6
TOTAL494100.0
70) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL49022.35317
71) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile6212.6
1) 16312.8
2) 27916.1
3) 36112.4
4) 4397.9
5) 55110.4
6) 6244.9
7) 7142.9
8) 8132.6
9) 920.4
10) 10234.7
11) 1161.2
12) 12153.1
13) 1330.6
14) 1430.6
15) 15132.6
16) 1640.8
17) 1720.4
18) 1810.2
19) 1910.2
20) 2030.6
21) 2110.2
23) 2310.2
25) 2510.2
30) 3010.2
32) 3220.4
35) 3510.2
101) 10110.2
400) 40010.2
Missing3 
TOTAL491100.0
72) Check here if you don't know number of members. (DKNUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47195.5
1) Checked224.5
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
73) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL469743.3052080
74) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49099.6
2) No20.4
Missing2 
TOTAL492100.0
75) If you have ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church, are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes461100.0
Missing33 
TOTAL461100.0
76) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20241.8
2) No28158.2
Missing11 
TOTAL483100.0
77) 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
Missing489 
TOTAL5100.0
78) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27255.2
1) Checked22144.8
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
79) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29660.0
1) Checked19740.0
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
80) 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 checked44089.2
1) Checked5310.8
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
81) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44089.2
1) Checked5310.8
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
82) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38077.1
1) Checked11322.9
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
83) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48297.8
1) Checked112.2
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
84) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37375.7
1) Checked12024.3
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
85) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36974.8
1) Checked12425.2
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
86) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36173.2
1) Checked13226.8
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
87) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.2
4) Several times a year20.4
5) About once a month40.8
6) 2-3 times a month438.7
7) Nearly every week24649.9
8) Every week19740.0
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
88) 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 emphasis9619.7
2) Reaching those who do not attend church244.9
3) Traditional style of worship or music17335.5
4) Contemporary style of worship or music183.7
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper5912.1
6) Social activities or meeting new people163.3
7) Sermons/preaching7214.8
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups163.3
9) Ministry for children or youth71.4
10) Prayer ministry for one another10.2
11) Practical care for one another in times of need30.6
12) The congregation's school or pre-school10.2
13) Openness to social diversity10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
89) 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 church71.5
3) Traditional style of worship or music306.3
4) Contemporary style of worship or music112.3
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper8217.3
6) Social activities or meeting new people367.6
7) Sermons/preaching12125.5
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups6914.6
9) Ministry for children or youth388.0
10) Prayer ministry for one another347.2
11) Practical care for one another in times of need388.0
13) Openness to social diversity10.2
14) Your church school or Sunday school class71.5
Missing20 
TOTAL474100.0
90) 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 music30.7
4) Contemporary style of worship or music30.7
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper122.8
6) Social activities or meeting new people102.3
7) Sermons/preaching6013.8
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups409.2
9) Ministry for children or youth419.4
10) Prayer ministry for one another409.2
11) Practical care for one another in times of need9722.3
12) The congregation's school or pre-school61.4
13) Openness to social diversity4410.1
14) Your church school or Sunday school class7918.2
Missing59 
TOTAL435100.0
91) 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 hours193.9
2) 1-2 hours5511.2
3) 3-5 hours13026.5
4) 6-10 hours15932.4
5) 11-20 hours10321.0
6) More than 20 hours244.9
Missing4 
TOTAL490100.0
92) 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 hours234.7
2) 1-2 hours8717.6
3) 3-5 hours17435.3
4) 6-10 hours13226.8
5) 11-20 hours387.7
6) More than 20 hours397.9
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
93) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you participated in religious events, programs, or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organization which took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours22646.4
2) 1-2 hours12225.1
3) 3-5 hours9018.5
4) 6-10 hours285.7
5) 11-20 hours153.1
6) More than 20 hours61.2
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
94) 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 hours14229.6
2) 1-2 hours12125.2
3) 3-5 hours11022.9
4) 6-10 hours5912.3
5) 11-20 hours265.4
6) More than 20 hours224.6
Missing14 
TOTAL480100.0
95) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL48718.64317
96) Including your current congregation, how many congregations have you ever belonged to? (NUMCONG)
TOTAL%
0) 122.5
1) 6313.0
2) 13327.4
3) 9920.4
4) 7515.4
5) 326.6
6) 285.8
7) 132.7
8) 81.6
9) 81.6
10) 81.6
11) 20.4
12) 30.6
14) 10.2
15) 10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
97) Of these, how many are/have been Presbyterian? (NUMPRES)
TOTAL%
0) 102.2
1) 18641.0
2) 12026.4
3) 6915.2
4) 327.0
5) 143.1
6) 71.5
7) 10.2
8) 40.9
9) 61.3
10) 40.9
11) 10.2
Missing40 
TOTAL454100.0
98) 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) Baptist6112.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)112.3
3) Episcopal112.3
4) Lutheran214.3
5) Methodist6413.1
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA22546.2
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)20.4
8) Reformed51.0
9) Roman Catholic275.5
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)153.1
11) Independent or Non-denominational71.4
12) None112.3
13) Other (specify)275.5
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
99) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10922.7
2) Several times a week7916.4
3) Weekly6212.9
4) Several times a month7615.8
5) Once a month398.1
6) Less than once a month9319.3
7) Never234.8
Missing13 
TOTAL481100.0
100) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily51.1
2) Several times a week245.4
3) Weekly9621.5
4) Several times a month429.4
5) Once a month347.6
6) Less than once a month11225.1
7) Never13430.0
Missing47 
TOTAL447100.0
101) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
2) Several times a week122.6
3) Weekly12326.9
4) Several times a month449.6
5) Once a month4910.7
6) Less than once a month9220.1
7) Never13730.0
Missing37 
TOTAL457100.0
102) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read other devotional materials or religious books (DEVOTMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily9219.2
2) Several times a week6112.7
3) Weekly5110.6
4) Several times a month9620.0
5) Once a month6413.3
6) Less than once a month8818.3
7) Never285.8
Missing14 
TOTAL480100.0
103) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily34671.0
2) Several times a week7816.0
3) Weekly204.1
4) Several times a month214.3
5) Once a month40.8
6) Less than once a month112.3
7) Never71.4
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
104) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily6915.1
2) Several times a week7917.2
3) Weekly11725.5
4) Several times a month5111.1
5) Once a month306.6
6) Less than once a month5712.4
7) Never5512.0
Missing36 
TOTAL458100.0
105) 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 week51.1
3) Weekly6013.8
4) Several times a month235.3
5) Once a month286.4
6) Less than once a month9722.3
7) Never22150.8
Missing59 
TOTAL435100.0
106) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily27458.9
2) Several times a week6413.8
3) Weekly255.4
4) Several times a month224.7
5) Once a month51.1
6) Less than once a month183.9
7) Never5712.3
Missing29 
TOTAL465100.0
107) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily28963.2
2) Several times a week6013.1
3) Weekly235.0
4) Several times a month204.4
5) Once a month51.1
6) Less than once a month153.3
7) Never459.8
Missing37 
TOTAL457100.0
108) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily337.2
2) Several times a week4610.1
3) Weekly357.7
4) Several times a month6213.6
5) Once a month347.4
6) Less than once a month10021.9
7) Never14732.2
Missing37 
TOTAL457100.0
109) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily20542.4
2) Several times a week7014.5
3) Weekly336.8
4) Several times a month479.7
5) Once a month193.9
6) Less than once a month7715.9
7) Never336.8
Missing10 
TOTAL484100.0
110) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative326.6
2) Conservative16433.8
3) Moderate18638.4
4) Liberal8317.1
5) Very liberal204.1
Missing9 
TOTAL485100.0
111) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32967.6
2) No15832.4
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
112) 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) Yes22145.8
2) No26254.2
Missing11 
TOTAL483100.0
113) 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) 410.5
5) 510.5
6) 621.0
7) 721.0
8) 883.8
9) Child21.0
10) 10125.7
11) 1162.9
12) 122110.0
13) 13167.7
14) Teenager104.8
15) 15115.3
16) 1662.9
17) 1762.9
18) 1831.4
19) 1941.9
20) 2052.4
21) 2131.4
22) 2241.9
23) 2331.4
24) 2431.4
25) 2552.4
26) 2641.9
27) 2710.5
28) 2841.9
29) 2931.4
30) 3094.3
31) 3131.4
32) 3221.0
33) 3310.5
34) 3410.5
35) 3562.9
36) 3610.5
37) 3731.4
38) 3841.9
39) 3910.5
40) 40136.2
41) 4110.5
42) 4221.0
43) 4310.5
44) 4410.5
45) 4510.5
47) 4721.0
50) 5073.3
51) 5110.5
53) 5310.5
54) 5410.5
65) 6510.5
Missing285 
TOTAL209100.0
114) In the last year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (INVITEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37376.7
2) No11323.3
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
115) 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) 1298.5
2) 27622.2
3) 35114.9
4) 45616.3
5) 54412.8
6) 6226.4
7) 751.5
8) 861.7
9) 910.3
10) 10339.6
12) 1272.0
15) 1530.9
20) 2061.7
25) 2510.3
97) A few-several20.6
99) Don't know10.3
Missing151 
TOTAL343100.0
116) 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.7515.6
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.21845.2
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.15231.5
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.326.6
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.10.2
7) Don't know40.8
Missing12 
TOTAL482100.0
117) 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 agree36574.2
2) Agree8116.5
3) Neutral or not sure397.9
4) Disagree71.4
Missing2 
TOTAL492100.0
118) 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 agree27756.5
2) Agree9218.8
3) Neutral or not sure10020.4
4) Disagree132.7
5) Strongly disagree81.6
Missing4 
TOTAL490100.0
119) 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 agree398.0
2) Agree9419.4
3) Neutral or not sure10521.6
4) Disagree16834.6
5) Strongly disagree7916.3
Missing9 
TOTAL485100.0
120) 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 agree265.4
2) Agree8718.0
3) Neutral or not sure9820.3
4) Disagree14830.7
5) Strongly disagree12325.5
Missing12 
TOTAL482100.0
121) 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 agree22546.3
2) Agree11223.0
3) Neutral or not sure8216.9
4) Disagree5310.9
5) Strongly disagree142.9
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
122) 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 agree13026.9
2) Agree8317.2
3) Neutral or not sure10822.4
4) Disagree10321.3
5) Strongly disagree5912.2
Missing11 
TOTAL483100.0
123) 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 agree20141.0
2) Agree24149.2
3) Neutral or not sure408.2
4) Disagree71.4
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL490100.0
124) 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 agree17736.1
2) Agree21443.7
3) Neutral or not sure5711.6
4) Disagree336.7
5) Strongly disagree91.8
Missing4 
TOTAL490100.0
125) 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 agree153.1
2) Agree5110.4
3) Neutral or not sure15732.0
4) Disagree22646.1
5) Strongly disagree418.4
Missing4 
TOTAL490100.0
126) 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 agree398.0
2) Agree23147.4
3) Neutral or not sure12124.8
4) Disagree8317.0
5) Strongly disagree132.7
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
127) 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 agree214.3
2) Agree11022.4
3) Neutral or not sure22846.5
4) Disagree11222.9
5) Strongly disagree193.9
Missing4 
TOTAL490100.0
128) 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 agree12024.5
2) Agree22546.0
3) Neutral or not sure6914.1
4) Disagree6012.3
5) Strongly disagree153.1
Missing5 
TOTAL489100.0
129) 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 agree398.0
2) Agree17936.6
3) Neutral or not sure19139.1
4) Disagree6212.7
5) Strongly disagree183.7
Missing5 
TOTAL489100.0
130) 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, definitely9118.6
2) Yes, probably9920.2
3) Not sure5411.0
4) No, probably not8717.8
5) No, definitely not15832.3
Missing5 
TOTAL489100.0
131) 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, definitely8918.2
2) Yes, probably9519.4
3) Not sure5110.4
4) No, probably not8818.0
5) No, definitely not16633.9
Missing5 
TOTAL489100.0
132) 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, definitely6613.5
2) Yes, probably6413.1
3) Not sure5411.0
4) No, probably not7415.1
5) No, definitely not23247.3
Missing4 
TOTAL490100.0
133) 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 agree8417.1
2) Agree11623.7
3) Neutral or not sure6513.3
4) Disagree8918.2
5) Strongly disagree13627.8
Missing4 
TOTAL490100.0
134) 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 agree16433.3
2) Agree9218.7
3) Neutral or not sure7314.8
4) Disagree8216.7
5) Strongly disagree8116.5
Missing2 
TOTAL492100.0
135) 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 agree5010.2
2) Agree7415.1
3) Neutral or not sure7615.5
4) Disagree11122.7
5) Strongly disagree17936.5
Missing4 
TOTAL490100.0
136) 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 agree14028.7
2) Agree11924.4
3) Neutral or not sure8717.9
4) Disagree8617.7
5) Strongly disagree5511.3
Missing7 
TOTAL487100.0
137) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree449.2
2) Agree6814.3
3) Neutral or not sure7315.3
4) Disagree10522.0
5) Strongly disagree18739.2
Missing17 
TOTAL477100.0
138) 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 agree296.0
2) Agree7615.7
3) Neutral or not sure6914.3
4) Disagree11223.1
5) Strongly disagree19840.9
Missing10 
TOTAL484100.0
139) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6513.2
2) Agree11623.6
3) Neutral or not sure10120.6
4) Disagree7615.5
5) Strongly disagree13327.1
Missing3 
TOTAL491100.0
140) 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 agree5912.0
2) Agree7916.1
3) Neutral or not sure6613.5
4) Disagree8717.8
5) Strongly disagree19940.6
Missing4 
TOTAL490100.0
141) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female27355.5
2) Male21944.5
Missing2 
TOTAL492100.0
142) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL49260.16112
143) 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 farm7916.1
2) On a farm224.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)18738.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)8016.3
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city377.5
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)377.5
7) In a suburb near a large city5010.2
Missing2 
TOTAL492100.0
144) 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 farm306.3
2) On a farm51.0
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)23849.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)9219.2
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city347.1
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)377.7
7) In a suburb near a large city439.0
Missing15 
TOTAL479100.0
145) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married36876.3
2) Not married11423.7
Missing12 
TOTAL482100.0
146) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married3932.5
2) Yes, am now widowed4739.2
3) Yes, am now divorced2823.3
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced65.0
Missing374 
TOTAL120100.0
147) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No27175.9
2) Yes, was widowed143.9
3) Yes, was divorced7019.6
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced20.6
Missing137 
TOTAL357100.0
148) 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) Baptist4211.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)102.7
3) Episcopal61.6
4) Lutheran174.6
5) Methodist6818.6
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA11631.7
7) Other Presbyterian10.3
8) Reformed41.1
9) Roman Catholic4913.4
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)154.1
11) Independent or non-denominational30.8
12) None82.2
13) Other (specify)277.4
Missing128 
TOTAL366100.0
149) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.3
3) Episcopal10.3
4) Lutheran10.3
5) Methodist10.3
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA30688.2
9) Roman Catholic123.5
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)10.3
11) Independent or non-denominational10.3
12) Other (specify)164.6
13) None72.0
Missing147 
TOTAL347100.0
150) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never123.3
2) Less than once a year71.9
3) About once or twice a year164.4
4) Several times a year236.3
5) About once a month164.4
6) 2-3 times a month359.6
7) Nearly every week14138.7
8) Every week11431.3
Missing130 
TOTAL364100.0
151) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never6542.5
2) Less than once a year1811.8
3) About once or twice a year3019.6
4) Several times a year1711.1
5) About once a month21.3
6) 2-3 times a month74.6
7) Nearly every week74.6
8) Every week74.6
Missing341 
TOTAL153100.0
152) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None7114.7
1) 15912.2
2) 219039.3
3) 311123.0
4) 4367.5
5) 591.9
6) 640.8
7) 710.2
8) 810.2
9) 910.2
Missing11 
TOTAL483100.0
153) Please indicate your employment status. Employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30762.3
1) Checked18637.7
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
154) Please indicate your employment status. Employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44590.3
1) Checked489.7
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
155) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44890.9
1) Checked459.1
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
156) Please indicate your employment status. Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48498.2
1) Checked91.8
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
157) Please indicate your employment status. Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29459.6
1) Checked19940.4
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
158) Please indicate your employment status. Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46393.9
1) Checked306.1
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
159) Please indicate your employment status. Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48698.6
1) Checked71.4
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
160) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48498.2
1) Checked91.8
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
161) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35572.0
1) Checked13828.0
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
162) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45892.9
1) Checked357.1
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
163) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46393.9
1) Checked306.1
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
164) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49199.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
165) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34870.6
1) Checked14529.4
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
166) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45692.7
1) Checked367.3
Missing2 
TOTAL492100.0
167) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked493100.0
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
168) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48999.2
1) Checked40.8
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
169) 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) 227.2
2) 10.3
3) 31.0
6) 10.3
8) 41.3
10) 20.7
12) 20.7
15) 72.3
17) 20.7
18) 10.3
20) 92.9
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
24) 62.0
25) 82.6
27) 20.7
28) 10.3
30) 103.3
32) 82.6
34) 31.0
35) 123.9
37) 10.3
38) 20.7
40) 9230.1
41) 10.3
42) 72.3
43) 20.7
44) 20.7
45) 247.8
47) 10.3
48) 20.7
50) 4013.1
54) 20.7
55) 82.6
56) 10.3
58) 20.7
60) 62.0
65) 41.3
68) 10.3
70) 10.3
99) 10.3
Missing188 
TOTAL306100.0
170) 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) 2310.0
2) 31.3
4) 10.4
5) 10.4
10) 20.9
11) 10.4
12) 31.3
15) 52.2
16) 10.4
18) 10.4
20) 83.5
21) 10.4
24) 10.4
25) 52.2
26) 20.9
30) 135.7
32) 41.7
35) 41.7
36) 10.4
37) 10.4
40) 7532.8
42) 20.9
44) 10.4
45) 198.3
48) 20.9
49) 10.4
50) 2510.9
53) 10.4
55) 31.3
58) 10.4
60) 104.4
65) 52.2
80) 10.4
99) 20.9
Missing265 
TOTAL229100.0
171) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Some high school51.0
3) High school diploma438.7
4) Some college, but no degree7815.8
5) Associate's degree285.7
6) Bachelor's degree11623.5
7) Some graduate work6112.4
8) Graduate degree16232.9
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
172) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less10.3
2) Some high school92.4
3) High school diploma5614.9
4) Some college, but no degree5514.6
5) Associate's degree308.0
6) Bachelor's degree10126.9
7) Some graduate work369.6
8) Graduate degree8823.4
Missing118 
TOTAL376100.0
173) 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 alone9118.5
2) Two of us27756.2
3) Three of us6513.2
4) Four of us448.9
5) Five of us122.4
6) Six of us20.4
7) Seven or more of us10.2
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
174) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank13483.2
1) One169.9
2) Two116.8
Missing333 
TOTAL161100.0
175) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 612 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank13076.5
1) One2816.5
2) Two116.5
3) Three10.6
Missing324 
TOTAL170100.0
176) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1317 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank12972.9
1) One3922.0
2) Two84.5
3) Three10.6
Missing317 
TOTAL177100.0
177) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1824 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank13382.6
1) One2515.5
2) Two31.9
Missing333 
TOTAL161100.0
178) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
1) One9419.4
2) Two36475.2
3) Three234.8
4) Four30.6
Missing10 
TOTAL484100.0
179) 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 alone9118.8
2) A single parent, living with one or more children112.3
3) A married couple, no children in household25552.6
4) A married couple, living with one or more children10822.3
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)204.1
Missing9 
TOTAL485100.0
180) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat16734.4
2) Independent8016.5
3) Republican23347.9
4) Other (specify)61.2
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
181) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked204.1
1) Checked47395.9
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
182) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48297.8
1) Checked112.2
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
183) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48899.0
1) Checked51.0
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
184) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49199.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
185) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49199.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
186) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49199.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
187) 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) Yes41784.9
2) No6713.6
3) Don't know51.0
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards [vol.]20.4
Missing3 
TOTAL491100.0
188) 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 $10,00051.1
2) $10,000-$14,99961.3
3) $15,000-$19,99961.3
4) $20,000-$29,999347.4
5) $30,000-$39,999429.2
6) $40,000-$49,999439.4
7) $50,000-$59,9995111.1
8) $60,000-$69,9995010.9
9) $70,000-$79,999316.8
10) $80,000-$89,999367.8
11) $90,000-$99,999286.1
12) $100,000-$124,9996514.2
13) $125,000-$149,999194.1
14) $150,000-$199,999194.1
15) $200,000-$249,999143.1
16) $250,000 or more102.2
Missing35 
TOTAL459100.0
189) 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) Yes48599.8
2) No10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
190) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4343572.3413544
191) 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) Yes24652.8
2) No22047.2
Missing28 
TOTAL466100.0
192) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
TOTAL%
0) None146.8
10) 1010.5
20) 2010.5
25) 2531.4
30) 3010.5
40) 4010.5
50) 5041.9
55) 5510.5
75) 7510.5
100) 1002110.1
130) 13010.5
150) 15041.9
160) 16010.5
180) 18010.5
200) 200209.7
250) 25041.9
300) 300104.8
380) 38010.5
400) 40041.9
480) 48010.5
500) 5003115.0
520) 52010.5
576) 57610.5
600) 60062.9
750) 75021.0
800) 80010.5
900) 90010.5
950) 95010.5
1000) 10002713.0
1200) 120052.4
1300) 130010.5
1500) 150031.4
1560) 156010.5
1800) 180010.5
2000) 200010.5
2500) 250010.5
3000) 300062.9
3500) 350010.5
4000) 400021.0
4500) 450010.5
5000) 500073.4
6000) 600031.4
6400) 640010.5
10000) 1000021.0
11200) 1120010.5
15000) 1500010.5
16000) 1600010.5
22000) 2200010.5
40000) 4000010.5
Missing287 
TOTAL207100.0
193) 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) Yes41887.4
2) No6012.6
Missing16 
TOTAL478100.0
194) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
0) None20.5
10) 1020.5
15) 1520.5
20) 20123.3
25) 25195.1
30) 3051.4
40) 4071.9
45) 4510.3
50) 504813.0
55) 5510.3
60) 6051.4
75) 7541.1
80) 8041.1
84) 8410.3
85) 8510.3
100) 1007821.1
120) 12010.3
125) 12530.8
150) 150184.9
175) 17520.5
200) 2005113.8
210) 21010.3
220) 22010.3
240) 24010.3
250) 250113.0
275) 27510.3
295) 29510.3
300) 300215.7
350) 35010.3
400) 40092.4
450) 45010.3
500) 500297.9
600) 60041.1
700) 70010.3
1000) 100082.2
1100) 110010.3
1200) 120020.5
1250) 125010.3
1500) 150020.5
1900) 190010.3
1950) 195010.3
2000) 200010.3
2400) 240010.3
5500) 550010.3
10000) 1000010.3
Missing125 
TOTAL369100.0
195) 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) Yes27960.4
2) No18339.6
Missing32 
TOTAL462100.0
196) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) None166.8
10) 1062.6
15) 1520.9
20) 2093.8
25) 25104.3
30) 3073.0
40) 4052.1
45) 4510.4
50) 503816.2
60) 6010.4
70) 7010.4
74) 7410.4
75) 7520.9
100) 1006326.8
110) 11010.4
140) 14010.4
150) 15062.6
200) 2003213.6
250) 25062.6
280) 28010.4
300) 30062.6
350) 35010.4
370) 37010.4
400) 40031.3
450) 45010.4
500) 50083.4
600) 60020.9
800) 80010.4
1000) 100010.4
2000) 200010.4
5000) 500010.4
Missing259 
TOTAL235100.0
197) 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) Yes25554.7
2) No21145.3
Missing28 
TOTAL466100.0
198) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) None209.0
10) 1010.5
15) 1520.9
20) 2073.2
25) 2541.8
30) 3020.9
40) 4010.5
45) 4520.9
50) 50177.7
70) 7010.5
75) 7531.4
100) 1003817.2
120) 12020.9
150) 15062.7
200) 2002210.0
240) 24020.9
250) 25062.7
300) 300125.4
390) 39010.5
400) 40031.4
415) 41510.5
500) 500135.9
600) 60020.9
700) 70010.5
750) 75020.9
800) 80010.5
830) 83010.5
960) 96010.5
975) 97520.9
1000) 1000167.2
1100) 110010.5
1200) 120031.4
1300) 130010.5
1350) 135010.5
1400) 140010.5
1500) 150020.9
2000) 200083.6
2200) 220010.5
2500) 250010.5
3000) 300020.9
4000) 400010.5
4500) 450010.5
5000) 500010.5
5800) 580010.5
6000) 600010.5
8000) 800010.5
10000) 1000010.5
160000) 16000010.5
Missing273 
TOTAL221100.0
199) 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) Yes44293.4
2) No316.6
Missing21 
TOTAL473100.0
200) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3911241.8413530
201) State (STATE)
202) Region of residents (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast11322.9
2) Midwest12425.2
3) South17635.7
4) West8016.2
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0
203) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 39285.7
2) 40-496112.4
3) 50-6420441.5
4) 65+19940.4
Missing2 
TOTAL492100.0
204) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female27355.5
2) Male21944.5
Missing2 
TOTAL492100.0
205) 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 $20,000173.7
2) $20,000-$49,99911925.9
3) $50,000-$99,99919642.7
4) $100,000+12727.7
Missing35 
TOTAL459100.0
206) 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) Democrat16734.4
2) Independent8016.5
3) Republican23347.9
4) Other (specify)61.2
Missing8 
TOTAL486100.0
207) I-REGION: Region of residents (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast11322.9
2) Midwest12425.2
3) South17635.7
4) West8016.2
Missing1 
TOTAL493100.0