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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey Number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3501011.117552
2) In general, how familiar are you with the General Assembly Council's 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan? (Q1FAMMWP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all familiar23570.8
2) Not too familiar6319.0
3) Somewhat familiar298.7
4) Generally familiar51.5
Missing18 
TOTAL332100.0
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 aware4136.9
2) Yes, aware6659.5
3) Yes, very aware43.6
Missing239 
TOTAL111100.0
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 aware5146.4
2) Yes, aware5550.0
3) Yes, very aware43.6
Missing240 
TOTAL110100.0
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 aware3027.5
2) Yes, aware7467.9
3) Yes, very aware54.6
Missing241 
TOTAL109100.0
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 aware4944.5
2) Yes, aware5852.7
3) Yes, very aware32.7
Missing240 
TOTAL110100.0
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 all92.6
2) No need185.2
3) Slight need226.4
4) Moderate need10129.4
5) Good need5716.6
6) Great need5816.9
7) Very great need7120.6
8) Not sure82.3
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 all10.3
2) No need102.9
3) Slight need123.5
4) Moderate need5816.8
5) Good need5917.1
6) Great need8424.3
7) Very great need11633.6
8) Not sure51.4
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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 all10.3
2) No need41.2
3) Slight need51.4
4) Moderate need329.2
5) Good need349.8
6) Great need8624.9
7) Very great need18352.9
8) Not sure10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL346100.0
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 all10.3
2) No need102.9
3) Slight need154.4
4) Moderate need4312.5
5) Good need4412.8
6) Great need8625.0
7) Very great need14141.0
8) Not sure41.2
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 all10.3
2) No need82.3
3) Slight need205.8
4) Moderate need7622.1
5) Good need6017.4
6) Great need9026.2
7) Very great need8625.0
8) Not sure30.9
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 all72.0
2) No need123.5
3) Slight need195.5
4) Moderate need10229.5
5) Good need7421.4
6) Great need6017.3
7) Very great need5716.5
8) Not sure154.3
Missing4 
TOTAL346100.0
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 all20.6
2) No need144.1
3) Slight need174.9
4) Moderate need7220.9
5) Good need7020.3
6) Great need8624.9
7) Very great need6819.7
8) Not sure164.6
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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 all20.6
2) No need102.9
3) Slight need92.6
4) Moderate need5114.7
5) Good need6619.0
6) Great need9527.4
7) Very great need11132.0
8) Not sure30.9
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
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 all92.6
2) No need174.9
3) Slight need308.7
4) Moderate need7622.0
5) Good need5215.0
6) Great need7020.2
7) Very great need7321.1
8) Not sure195.5
Missing4 
TOTAL346100.0
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 all30.9
2) No need123.5
3) Slight need164.6
4) Moderate need6117.6
5) Good need6819.6
6) Great need9025.9
7) Very great need8725.1
8) Not sure102.9
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
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"247.1
2) Finding ways of bringing people into community308.8
3) Developing vibrant, healthy congregations10230.0
4) Helping people invite others into the life of Christ4713.8
5) Helping people become more articulate with their own faith story267.6
6) Supporting new congregations in the United States that reach out to immigrant populations41.2
7) Supporting the sending out of people to do mission144.1
8) Helping equip presbyteries, congregations, and individuals to share the good news of the gospel with those who have no church affiliation3510.3
9) Supporting efforts to develop congregations that reflect the multicultural makeup of our society185.3
10) Helping members see that they have a call from God to Christian witness in society and the church4011.8
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
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"195.6
2) Finding ways of bringing people into community5415.9
3) Developing vibrant, healthy congregations5315.6
4) Helping people invite others into the life of Christ3811.2
5) Helping people become more articulate with their own faith story298.5
6) Supporting new congregations in the United States that reach out to immigrant populations102.9
7) Supporting the sending out of people to do mission154.4
8) Helping equip presbyteries, congregations, and individuals to share the good news of the gospel with those who have no church affiliation5315.6
9) Supporting efforts to develop congregations that reflect the multicultural makeup of our society319.1
10) Helping members see that they have a call from God to Christian witness in society and the church3811.2
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
19) Please use this space to suggest any other important church needs in the area of Evangelism and Witness: (Q3ZEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Target specific populations813.6
2) Other resource-program suggestions1016.9
3) General suggestions related to evangelism or witness2135.6
4) Comment of fixed choice options1322.0
5) Comment on other unrelated matters711.9
Missing291 
TOTAL59100.0
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%
2) No need92.6
3) Slight need123.5
4) Moderate need7221.0
5) Good need7822.7
6) Great need7923.0
7) Very great need9026.2
8) Not sure30.9
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
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 all10.3
2) No need51.4
3) Slight need205.8
4) Moderate need8324.1
5) Good need8324.1
6) Great need8023.2
7) Very great need6819.7
8) Not sure51.4
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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 all82.3
2) No need216.1
3) Slight need4011.7
4) Moderate need9728.4
5) Good need5817.0
6) Great need4513.2
7) Very great need6117.8
8) Not sure123.5
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
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 all30.9
2) No need82.3
3) Slight need277.9
4) Moderate need8524.9
5) Good need7822.8
6) Great need7321.3
7) Very great need6117.8
8) Not sure72.0
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
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 all30.9
2) No need61.7
3) Slight need236.7
4) Moderate need7722.3
5) Good need5917.1
6) Great need8725.2
7) Very great need8123.5
8) Not sure92.6
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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 all51.5
2) No need113.2
3) Slight need226.4
4) Moderate need5817.0
5) Good need5315.5
6) Great need6519.0
7) Very great need12135.4
8) Not sure72.0
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
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 all51.5
2) No need257.3
3) Slight need4011.6
4) Moderate need9126.5
5) Good need7321.2
6) Great need6117.7
7) Very great need3911.3
8) Not sure102.9
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 all41.2
2) No need154.4
3) Slight need3610.5
4) Moderate need8224.0
5) Good need8324.3
6) Great need7120.8
7) Very great need3610.5
8) Not sure154.4
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
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 all30.9
2) No need113.2
3) Slight need288.1
4) Moderate need4813.9
5) Good need6819.7
6) Great need8925.8
7) Very great need8524.6
8) Not sure133.8
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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 all20.6
2) No need92.6
3) Slight need226.4
4) Moderate need6518.9
5) Good need5114.8
6) Great need8424.4
7) Very great need9728.2
8) Not sure144.1
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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)6819.8
2) Supporting efforts of people who are already taking steps to improve their social and economic situation3911.4
3) Helping people to discern matters of injustice in the world185.2
4) Providing opportunities for people to be involved in ministries of compassion and justice3610.5
5) Improving people's quality of life and well-being4312.5
6) Preserving the environment as God's creation3911.4
7) Sharing knowledge about what Presbyterians are doing in the area of justice and compassion113.2
8) Building networks that support justice and compassion ministries92.6
9) Encouraging and supporting efforts to address the underlying causes of poverty339.6
10) Increasing awareness of non-violent options for conflict resolution, and of the skills needed to make use of them4713.7
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
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)329.4
2) Supporting efforts of people who are already taking steps to improve their social and economic situation4713.8
3) Helping people to discern matters of injustice in the world185.3
4) Providing opportunities for people to be involved in ministries of compassion and justice3410.0
5) Improving people's quality of life and well-being3510.3
6) Preserving the environment as God's creation5315.5
7) Sharing knowledge about what Presbyterians are doing in the area of justice and compassion133.8
8) Building networks that support justice and compassion ministries247.0
9) Encouraging and supporting efforts to address the underlying causes of poverty4312.6
10) Increasing awareness of non-violent options for conflict resolution, and of the skills needed to make use of them4212.3
Missing9 
TOTAL341100.0
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 environment39.4
3) Suggestion or comment related to hunger or poverty39.4
5) Suggestion or comment related to politics or economics39.4
6) Suggestion or comment related to other specific topics13.1
7) Other suggestions or comments1650.0
8) Question related to meaning of fixed-choice options39.4
9) Comments on all other unrelated matters39.4
Missing318 
TOTAL32100.0
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 all20.6
2) No need92.6
3) Slight need102.9
4) Moderate need8424.4
5) Good need7722.4
6) Great need8424.4
7) Very great need6920.1
8) Not sure92.6
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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%
2) No need61.7
3) Slight need205.8
4) Moderate need7321.2
5) Good need8725.3
6) Great need9928.8
7) Very great need4914.2
8) Not sure102.9
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 all51.4
2) No need133.8
3) Slight need174.9
4) Moderate need6920.0
5) Good need9327.0
6) Great need8624.9
7) Very great need5716.5
8) Not sure51.4
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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 all10.3
2) No need41.2
3) Slight need123.5
4) Moderate need8023.3
5) Good need9928.9
6) Great need9126.5
7) Very great need5114.9
8) Not sure51.5
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
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 all72.0
2) No need133.8
3) Slight need257.3
4) Moderate need8324.1
5) Good need7321.2
6) Great need8424.4
7) Very great need339.6
8) Not sure267.6
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 all10.3
2) No need41.2
3) Slight need308.8
4) Moderate need8625.3
5) Good need9628.2
6) Great need7020.6
7) Very great need4112.1
8) Not sure123.5
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
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 all113.2
2) No need216.1
3) Slight need288.2
4) Moderate need8625.1
5) Good need6719.6
6) Great need6619.3
7) Very great need3610.5
8) Not sure277.9
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
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 all72.1
2) No need175.0
3) Slight need298.6
4) Moderate need7823.1
5) Good need5917.5
6) Great need9026.7
7) Very great need4914.5
8) Not sure82.4
Missing13 
TOTAL337100.0
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 all41.2
2) No need92.6
3) Slight need154.4
4) Moderate need8223.9
5) Good need6117.8
6) Great need9226.8
7) Very great need6318.4
8) Not sure175.0
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
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 all30.9
2) No need51.5
3) Slight need82.3
4) Moderate need5014.7
5) Good need5917.3
6) Great need10831.7
7) Very great need10229.9
8) Not sure61.8
Missing9 
TOTAL341100.0
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 all20.6
2) No need41.2
3) Slight need164.7
4) Moderate need7421.6
5) Good need7923.1
6) Great need9126.6
7) Very great need6619.3
8) Not sure102.9
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
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 all30.9
2) No need30.9
3) Slight need144.1
4) Moderate need4412.9
5) Good need7321.5
6) Great need9828.8
7) Very great need9828.8
8) Not sure72.1
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
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 all41.2
2) No need144.1
3) Slight need175.0
4) Moderate need5616.3
5) Good need7622.2
6) Great need9928.9
7) Very great need6719.5
8) Not sure102.9
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
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 all61.7
2) No need175.0
3) Slight need308.7
4) Moderate need9126.5
5) Good need7421.6
6) Great need7221.0
7) Very great need349.9
8) Not sure195.5
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
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%
1) No need at all10.3
2) No need133.8
3) Slight need113.2
4) Moderate need7020.3
5) Good need7521.8
6) Great need8725.3
7) Very great need7622.1
8) Not sure113.2
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 all92.6
2) No need205.8
3) Slight need308.7
4) Moderate need9126.5
5) Good need7622.1
6) Great need4914.2
7) Very great need5315.4
8) Not sure164.7
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 deacons4312.9
2) Offering ministers opportunities and resources for continuing education154.5
3) Creating resources for new members that communicate the benefits and expectations of church membership257.5
4) Supporting and providing opportunities for leadership development among both ministers and laity288.4
5) Supporting education among racial-ethnic populations123.6
6) Supporting opportunities for skills development, such as mentoring92.7
7) Developing church leaders from under-represented populations (e.g., new immigrants, racial-ethnic groups)154.5
8) Supporting opportunities for leadership by women103.0
9) Helping to ensure the relevance of theological education for church professionals144.2
10) Attracting competent and highly motivated church professionals5817.4
11) Providing support and coaching for church professionals113.3
12) Helping congregations find pastoral leadership185.4
13) Helping members understand that their vocation, whatever it may be, is a call from God3811.4
14) Helping Presbyterians discern whether they have a call from God to serve as ministers30.9
15) Helping small congregations247.2
16) Sending mission workers/missionaries to other countries103.0
Missing17 
TOTAL333100.0
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 deacons278.1
2) Offering ministers opportunities and resources for continuing education185.4
3) Creating resources for new members that communicate the benefits and expectations of church membership185.4
4) Supporting and providing opportunities for leadership development among both ministers and laity288.4
5) Supporting education among racial-ethnic populations92.7
6) Supporting opportunities for skills development, such as mentoring144.2
7) Developing church leaders from under-represented populations (e.g., new immigrants, racial-ethnic groups)164.8
8) Supporting opportunities for leadership by women206.0
9) Helping to ensure the relevance of theological education for church professionals72.1
10) Attracting competent and highly motivated church professionals4212.6
11) Providing support and coaching for church professionals195.7
12) Helping congregations find pastoral leadership278.1
13) Helping members understand that their vocation, whatever it may be, is a call from God226.6
14) Helping Presbyterians discern whether they have a call from God to serve as ministers92.7
15) Helping small congregations3510.5
16) Sending mission workers/missionaries to other countries236.9
Missing16 
TOTAL334100.0
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 training39.4
2) Suggestion or comment related to minister training515.6
3) Suggestion or comment related to recruitment of people info13.1
4) Suggestion or comment related to small congregations26.3
5) Suggestion or comment related to women in leadership26.3
6) Other suggestions or comments regarding leadership or vocation1134.4
7) Questions related to the meaning of questions Q5A through Q5J412.5
8) Comments on all other unrelated matters412.5
Missing318 
TOTAL32100.0
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 all61.8
2) No need123.5
3) Slight need267.7
4) Moderate need9728.6
5) Good need6619.5
6) Great need6418.9
7) Very great need4112.1
8) Not sure278.0
Missing11 
TOTAL339100.0
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 all41.2
2) No need133.8
3) Slight need247.1
4) Moderate need9628.4
5) Good need6820.1
6) Great need7321.6
7) Very great need4011.8
8) Not sure205.9
Missing12 
TOTAL338100.0
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%
2) No need30.9
3) Slight need82.3
4) Moderate need277.9
5) Good need5014.6
6) Great need9327.2
7) Very great need15545.3
8) Not sure61.8
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
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 all10.3
2) No need51.5
3) Slight need72.0
4) Moderate need5315.4
5) Good need7120.6
6) Great need9728.2
7) Very great need10931.7
8) Not sure10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 all30.9
2) No need123.5
3) Slight need267.7
4) Moderate need6619.5
5) Good need7321.5
6) Great need7221.2
7) Very great need7421.8
8) Not sure133.8
Missing11 
TOTAL339100.0
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 all61.8
2) No need257.4
3) Slight need3510.4
4) Moderate need7522.2
5) Good need6118.0
6) Great need6418.9
7) Very great need5315.7
8) Not sure195.6
Missing12 
TOTAL338100.0
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 all30.9
2) No need102.9
3) Slight need175.0
4) Moderate need7321.4
5) Good need6819.9
6) Great need8023.5
7) Very great need8524.9
8) Not sure51.5
Missing9 
TOTAL341100.0
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 all51.5
2) No need205.9
3) Slight need329.4
4) Moderate need9126.8
5) Good need7120.9
6) Great need5917.4
7) Very great need3710.9
8) Not sure257.4
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
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 all41.2
2) No need102.9
3) Slight need298.5
4) Moderate need8926.1
5) Good need6920.2
6) Great need8123.8
7) Very great need5115.0
8) Not sure82.3
Missing9 
TOTAL341100.0
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 all10.3
2) No need123.5
3) Slight need195.6
4) Moderate need6218.1
5) Good need8224.0
6) Great need8825.7
7) Very great need6819.9
8) Not sure102.9
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
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%
2) No need41.2
3) Slight need164.7
4) Moderate need5215.2
5) Good need7521.9
6) Great need8925.9
7) Very great need9026.2
8) Not sure175.0
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
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%
2) No need72.1
3) Slight need113.2
4) Moderate need4513.3
5) Good need6017.7
6) Great need9227.1
7) Very great need11433.6
8) Not sure102.9
Missing11 
TOTAL339100.0
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 gifts247.1
2) Providing resources for individual spiritual discernment41.2
3) Reaching college students and young adults4713.9
4) Strengthening Christian education6719.8
5) Articulating our faith theologically185.3
6) Interpreting our Reformed identity as Presbyterians61.8
7) Providing resources to help strengthen faith practices (e.g., Bible reading, prayer, devotions)319.2
8) Developing spirituality and discipleship principles for immigrants to the United States who speak other languages51.5
9) Educating Presbyterians about stewardship92.7
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")3610.7
11) Supporting military chaplains in their work with young adults164.7
12) Helping families of all types to identify and resist destructive pressures and temptations in society7522.2
Missing12 
TOTAL338100.0
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 gifts123.6
2) Providing resources for individual spiritual discernment123.6
3) Reaching college students and young adults3811.4
4) Strengthening Christian education4012.0
5) Articulating our faith theologically216.3
6) Interpreting our Reformed identity as Presbyterians103.0
7) Providing resources to help strengthen faith practices (e.g., Bible reading, prayer, devotions)3911.7
8) Developing spirituality and discipleship principles for immigrants to the United States who speak other languages206.0
9) Educating Presbyterians about stewardship226.6
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")329.6
11) Supporting military chaplains in their work with young adults257.5
12) Helping families of all types to identify and resist destructive pressures and temptations in society6118.4
Missing18 
TOTAL332100.0
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 discipleship1346.4
2) Comment on fixed-choice options1450.0
3) Suggestions or comments on all other unrelated matters13.6
Missing322 
TOTAL28100.0
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 States175.0
2) Almost all in the United States72.0
3) Mostly in the United States4613.5
4) A little more than half in the United States5616.4
5) Half in the United States, half in other countries13439.2
6) Two-thirds in other countries277.9
7) 75% in other countries72.0
10) Not sure4814.0
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
68) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members350100.0
TOTAL350100.0
69) Survey form: (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper28581.4
2) Web6518.6
TOTAL350100.0
70) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34422.1117
71) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile257.3
1) 14112.0
2) 25415.8
3) 34112.0
4) 4288.2
5) 53510.3
6) 6154.4
7) 7164.7
8) 8113.2
9) 951.5
10) 10195.6
11) 1130.9
12) 1261.8
13) 1330.9
14) 1410.3
15) 1561.8
16) 1620.6
17) 1720.6
18) 1820.6
20) 2061.8
21) 2110.3
22) 2220.6
25) 2572.1
28) 2810.3
30) 3030.9
40) 4010.3
80) 8010.3
100) 10010.3
141) 14110.3
400) 40010.3
1600) 160010.3
Missing9 
TOTAL341100.0
72) Check here if you don't know number of members. (DKNUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28883.0
1) Checked5917.0
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
73) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3022520.8183765
74) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15545.6
2) No18554.4
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
75) If you have ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church, are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1990.5
2) No29.5
Missing329 
TOTAL21100.0
76) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13239.1
2) No20660.9
Missing12 
TOTAL338100.0
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) Yes25100.0
Missing325 
TOTAL25100.0
78) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32192.5
1) Checked267.5
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
79) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25272.6
1) Checked9527.4
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
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 checked33596.5
1) Checked123.5
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
81) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31891.6
1) Checked298.4
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
82) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25974.6
1) Checked8825.4
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
83) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34198.3
1) Checked61.7
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
84) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28381.6
1) Checked6418.4
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
85) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28983.3
1) Checked5816.7
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
86) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25573.5
1) Checked9226.5
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
87) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never41.2
2) Less than once a year30.9
3) About once or twice a year92.6
4) Several times a year154.3
5) About once a month174.9
6) 2-3 times a month4914.2
7) Nearly every week14943.2
8) Every week9928.7
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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 emphasis7221.1
2) Reaching those who do not attend church113.2
3) Traditional style of worship or music15545.5
4) Contemporary style of worship or music205.9
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper288.2
6) Social activities or meeting new people123.5
7) Sermons/preaching226.5
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups123.5
9) Ministry for children or youth51.5
11) Practical care for one another in times of need30.9
13) Openness to social diversity10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL341100.0
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 church41.2
3) Traditional style of worship or music175.2
4) Contemporary style of worship or music61.8
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper5416.6
6) Social activities or meeting new people3711.4
7) Sermons/preaching10632.6
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups3711.4
9) Ministry for children or youth247.4
10) Prayer ministry for one another206.2
11) Practical care for one another in times of need144.3
12) The congregation's school or pre-school10.3
13) Openness to social diversity41.2
14) Your church school or Sunday school class10.3
Missing25 
TOTAL325100.0
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 music10.3
4) Contemporary style of worship or music20.7
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper51.7
6) Social activities or meeting new people82.7
7) Sermons/preaching5217.7
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups268.8
9) Ministry for children or youth279.2
10) Prayer ministry for one another268.8
11) Practical care for one another in times of need7425.2
12) The congregation's school or pre-school20.7
13) Openness to social diversity279.2
14) Your church school or Sunday school class4415.0
Missing56 
TOTAL294100.0
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 hours6719.6
2) 1-2 hours7020.5
3) 3-5 hours8926.1
4) 6-10 hours6819.9
5) 11-20 hours4011.7
6) More than 20 hours72.1
Missing9 
TOTAL341100.0
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 hours10029.5
2) 1-2 hours8826.0
3) 3-5 hours8123.9
4) 6-10 hours4814.2
5) 11-20 hours123.5
6) More than 20 hours102.9
Missing11 
TOTAL339100.0
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 hours18755.7
2) 1-2 hours5917.6
3) 3-5 hours5315.8
4) 6-10 hours226.5
5) 11-20 hours113.3
6) More than 20 hours41.2
Missing14 
TOTAL336100.0
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 hours13139.1
2) 1-2 hours7522.4
3) 3-5 hours6720.0
4) 6-10 hours298.7
5) 11-20 hours175.1
6) More than 20 hours164.8
Missing15 
TOTAL335100.0
95) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34220.15818
96) Including your current congregation, how many congregations have you ever belonged to? (NUMCONG)
TOTAL%
0) 51.5
1) 5616.5
2) 9126.8
3) 7221.2
4) 3610.6
5) 3510.3
6) 195.6
7) 92.6
8) 72.1
10) 51.5
12) 30.9
15) 10.3
20) 10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
97) Of these, how many are/have been Presbyterian? (NUMPRES)
TOTAL%
0) 103.2
1) 12841.2
2) 8326.7
3) 4113.2
4) 185.8
5) 103.2
6) 103.2
7) 51.6
8) 31.0
9) 10.3
10) 10.3
15) 10.3
Missing39 
TOTAL311100.0
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) Baptist4111.9
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)41.2
3) Episcopal61.7
4) Lutheran154.4
5) Methodist5716.6
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA14241.3
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)20.6
8) Reformed82.3
9) Roman Catholic164.7
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)164.7
11) Independent or Non-denominational82.3
12) None61.7
13) Other (specify)236.7
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
99) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily6018.0
2) Several times a week5917.7
3) Weekly4012.0
4) Several times a month4012.0
5) Once a month267.8
6) Less than once a month7321.9
7) Never3610.8
Missing16 
TOTAL334100.0
100) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily72.3
2) Several times a week82.6
3) Weekly5116.8
4) Several times a month3812.5
5) Once a month309.9
6) Less than once a month6621.7
7) Never10434.2
Missing46 
TOTAL304100.0
101) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10.3
2) Several times a week10.3
3) Weekly7523.8
4) Several times a month3511.1
5) Once a month4313.7
6) Less than once a month4514.3
7) Never11536.5
Missing35 
TOTAL315100.0
102) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read other devotional materials or religious books (DEVOTMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily6218.3
2) Several times a week4914.5
3) Weekly247.1
4) Several times a month5115.1
5) Once a month3610.7
6) Less than once a month7121.0
7) Never4513.3
Missing12 
TOTAL338100.0
103) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily24671.9
2) Several times a week5114.9
3) Weekly102.9
4) Several times a month226.4
5) Once a month30.9
6) Less than once a month61.8
7) Never41.2
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
104) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily7222.6
2) Several times a week4614.5
3) Weekly6721.1
4) Several times a month3611.3
5) Once a month216.6
6) Less than once a month3511.0
7) Never4112.9
Missing32 
TOTAL318100.0
105) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
2) Several times a week31.0
3) Weekly3411.9
4) Several times a month113.8
5) Once a month144.9
6) Less than once a month3813.3
7) Never18665.0
Missing64 
TOTAL286100.0
106) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily17656.1
2) Several times a week4715.0
3) Weekly206.4
4) Several times a month82.5
5) Once a month41.3
6) Less than once a month113.5
7) Never4815.3
Missing36 
TOTAL314100.0
107) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily18056.8
2) Several times a week4313.6
3) Weekly175.4
4) Several times a month185.7
5) Once a month30.9
6) Less than once a month92.8
7) Never4714.8
Missing33 
TOTAL317100.0
108) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily165.2
2) Several times a week144.6
3) Weekly113.6
4) Several times a month196.2
5) Once a month206.6
6) Less than once a month5718.7
7) Never16855.1
Missing45 
TOTAL305100.0
109) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily16047.9
2) Several times a week4312.9
3) Weekly123.6
4) Several times a month3510.5
5) Once a month103.0
6) Less than once a month5416.2
7) Never206.0
Missing16 
TOTAL334100.0
110) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative226.4
2) Conservative11633.9
3) Moderate13138.3
4) Liberal5516.1
5) Very liberal185.3
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
111) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21261.8
2) No13138.2
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
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) Yes14944.2
2) No18855.8
Missing13 
TOTAL337100.0
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%
3) 310.7
4) 421.4
5) 510.7
6) 621.4
7) 721.4
8) 810.7
9) Child21.4
10) 1096.3
11) 1142.8
12) 12149.9
13) 13149.9
14) Teenager107.0
15) 1574.9
16) 1664.2
17) 1753.5
18) 1864.2
19) 1910.7
20) 2042.8
21) 2110.7
22) 2221.4
23) 2310.7
24) 2421.4
25) 2510.7
26) 2621.4
27) 2710.7
28) 2810.7
29) 2910.7
30) 3053.5
32) 3242.8
33) 3321.4
35) 3532.1
36) 3610.7
40) 4042.8
41) 4121.4
42) 4210.7
43) 4310.7
45) 4532.1
47) 4710.7
50) 5032.1
51) 5110.7
52) 5210.7
53) 5310.7
55) 5510.7
57) 5710.7
62) 6210.7
71) 7110.7
99) 9921.4
Missing208 
TOTAL142100.0
114) In the last year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (INVITEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22966.4
2) No11633.6
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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) 12412.1
2) 25929.8
3) 33618.2
4) 42512.6
5) 5136.6
6) 6157.6
7) 742.0
8) 831.5
10) 10115.6
12) 1221.0
15) 1510.5
20) 2021.0
25) 2510.5
30) 3010.5
97) A few-several10.5
Missing152 
TOTAL198100.0
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.5115.0
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.14743.1
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.11232.8
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.247.0
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.61.8
6) The Bible is an ancient book with little value today.10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL341100.0
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 agree23167.5
2) Agree6418.7
3) Neutral or not sure4513.2
4) Disagree20.6
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
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 agree17852.7
2) Agree6418.9
3) Neutral or not sure7722.8
4) Disagree133.8
5) Strongly disagree61.8
Missing12 
TOTAL338100.0
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 agree4112.1
2) Agree8424.9
3) Neutral or not sure7020.7
4) Disagree10832.0
5) Strongly disagree3510.4
Missing12 
TOTAL338100.0
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 agree195.6
2) Agree8525.2
3) Neutral or not sure7722.8
4) Disagree8926.4
5) Strongly disagree6719.9
Missing13 
TOTAL337100.0
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 agree13539.8
2) Agree7823.0
3) Neutral or not sure6017.7
4) Disagree5115.0
5) Strongly disagree154.4
Missing11 
TOTAL339100.0
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 agree7923.2
2) Agree5415.9
3) Neutral or not sure8224.1
4) Disagree7321.5
5) Strongly disagree5215.3
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
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 agree10731.4
2) Agree17150.1
3) Neutral or not sure5014.7
4) Disagree102.9
5) Strongly disagree30.9
Missing9 
TOTAL341100.0
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 agree10931.9
2) Agree13238.6
3) Neutral or not sure5516.1
4) Disagree3710.8
5) Strongly disagree92.6
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
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 agree51.5
2) Agree4312.7
3) Neutral or not sure10330.4
4) Disagree15445.4
5) Strongly disagree3410.0
Missing11 
TOTAL339100.0
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 agree339.7
2) Agree16247.6
3) Neutral or not sure8825.9
4) Disagree4513.2
5) Strongly disagree123.5
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
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 agree123.6
2) Agree6017.8
3) Neutral or not sure18153.7
4) Disagree6820.2
5) Strongly disagree164.7
Missing13 
TOTAL337100.0
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 agree6519.1
2) Agree16949.7
3) Neutral or not sure7120.9
4) Disagree267.6
5) Strongly disagree92.6
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
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 agree257.4
2) Agree11734.4
3) Neutral or not sure15545.6
4) Disagree277.9
5) Strongly disagree164.7
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
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, definitely6719.5
2) Yes, probably6920.1
3) Not sure3610.5
4) No, probably not5114.9
5) No, definitely not12035.0
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
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, definitely6619.2
2) Yes, probably6518.9
3) Not sure3911.3
4) No, probably not4613.4
5) No, definitely not12837.2
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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, definitely5816.9
2) Yes, probably4613.4
3) Not sure3811.0
4) No, probably not4212.2
5) No, definitely not16046.5
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 agree5816.9
2) Agree7521.9
3) Neutral or not sure5215.2
4) Disagree6619.2
5) Strongly disagree9226.8
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
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 agree11633.7
2) Agree5215.1
3) Neutral or not sure5315.4
4) Disagree5816.9
5) Strongly disagree6518.9
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 agree4914.2
2) Agree6318.3
3) Neutral or not sure4814.0
4) Disagree5616.3
5) Strongly disagree12837.2
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
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 agree10029.2
2) Agree5817.0
3) Neutral or not sure8123.7
4) Disagree5215.2
5) Strongly disagree5114.9
Missing8 
TOTAL342100.0
137) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3610.7
2) Agree4413.1
3) Neutral or not sure5917.6
4) Disagree6218.5
5) Strongly disagree13440.0
Missing15 
TOTAL335100.0
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 agree113.2
2) Agree5917.2
3) Neutral or not sure6819.8
4) Disagree6920.1
5) Strongly disagree13639.7
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
139) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4813.9
2) Agree8123.5
3) Neutral or not sure7622.0
4) Disagree6117.7
5) Strongly disagree7922.9
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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 agree4412.8
2) Agree5215.2
3) Neutral or not sure5816.9
4) Disagree4312.5
5) Strongly disagree14642.6
Missing7 
TOTAL343100.0
141) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female20860.3
2) Male13739.7
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
142) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34460.23516
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 farm3710.9
2) On a farm102.9
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)11533.8
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)6318.5
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city277.9
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)3510.3
7) In a suburb near a large city5315.6
Missing10 
TOTAL340100.0
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 farm103.0
2) On a farm10.3
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)13541.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)7322.2
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city237.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)4012.2
7) In a suburb near a large city4714.3
Missing21 
TOTAL329100.0
145) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married25275.7
2) Not married8124.3
Missing17 
TOTAL333100.0
146) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married3132.3
2) Yes, am now widowed4445.8
3) Yes, am now divorced1818.8
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced33.1
Missing254 
TOTAL96100.0
147) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No19280.0
2) Yes, was widowed62.5
3) Yes, was divorced4016.7
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced20.8
Missing110 
TOTAL240100.0
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) Baptist3513.9
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)62.4
3) Episcopal72.8
4) Lutheran187.2
5) Methodist4417.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA7228.7
8) Reformed72.8
9) Roman Catholic3313.1
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)156.0
11) Independent or non-denominational10.4
12) None52.0
13) Other (specify)83.2
Missing99 
TOTAL251100.0
149) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.8
3) Episcopal20.8
4) Lutheran31.2
5) Methodist20.8
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA21487.3
8) Reformed10.4
9) Roman Catholic41.6
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)10.4
12) Other (specify)114.5
13) None52.0
Missing105 
TOTAL245100.0
150) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never104.1
2) Less than once a year10.4
3) About once or twice a year104.1
4) Several times a year2510.3
5) About once a month83.3
6) 2-3 times a month3614.8
7) Nearly every week8334.2
8) Every week7028.8
Missing107 
TOTAL243100.0
151) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never5544.4
2) Less than once a year2318.5
3) About once or twice a year1612.9
4) Several times a year1612.9
5) About once a month10.8
6) 2-3 times a month54.0
8) Every week86.5
Missing226 
TOTAL124100.0
152) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None5115.0
1) 1329.4
2) 211634.2
3) 38826.0
4) 43710.9
5) 5102.9
6) 641.2
7) 710.3
Missing11 
TOTAL339100.0
153) Please indicate your employment status. Employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23567.9
1) Checked11132.1
Missing4 
TOTAL346100.0
154) Please indicate your employment status. Employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31891.9
1) Checked288.1
Missing4 
TOTAL346100.0
155) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32393.1
1) Checked246.9
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
156) Please indicate your employment status. Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34499.1
1) Checked30.9
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
157) Please indicate your employment status. Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18553.3
1) Checked16246.7
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
158) Please indicate your employment status. Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30888.8
1) Checked3911.2
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
159) Please indicate your employment status. Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33396.0
1) Checked144.0
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
160) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34298.6
1) Checked51.4
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
161) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26676.7
1) Checked8123.3
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
162) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32393.1
1) Checked246.9
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
163) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32493.4
1) Checked236.6
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
164) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34398.8
1) Checked41.2
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
165) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23968.9
1) Checked10831.1
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
166) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32292.8
1) Checked257.2
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
167) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34699.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
168) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34398.8
1) Checked41.2
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
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) 148.0
4) 21.1
5) 42.3
6) 10.6
7) 10.6
8) 21.1
10) 52.9
12) 10.6
15) 21.1
16) 10.6
17) 10.6
18) 10.6
20) 74.0
24) 42.3
25) 21.1
27) 10.6
28) 10.6
30) 63.4
32) 10.6
35) 21.1
38) 42.3
40) 4525.7
42) 31.7
44) 10.6
45) 74.0
48) 52.9
50) 2614.9
55) 95.1
58) 10.6
60) 105.7
65) 31.7
70) 10.6
73) 10.6
Missing175 
TOTAL175100.0
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) 1410.3
1) 10.7
3) 10.7
5) 32.2
6) 10.7
8) 10.7
10) 10.7
14) 21.5
15) 21.5
16) 32.2
18) 10.7
20) 42.9
23) 10.7
24) 10.7
25) 10.7
30) 32.2
32) 10.7
35) 64.4
40) 3727.2
42) 10.7
45) 118.1
48) 21.5
50) 1914.0
55) 64.4
56) 10.7
60) 64.4
65) 10.7
70) 32.2
80) 10.7
90) 10.7
Missing214 
TOTAL136100.0
171) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Some high school51.4
3) High school diploma318.9
4) Some college, but no degree5816.7
5) Associate's degree154.3
6) Bachelor's degree8825.4
7) Some graduate work298.4
8) Graduate degree12134.9
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
172) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less10.4
2) Some high school20.8
3) High school diploma207.9
4) Some college, but no degree3815.0
5) Associate's degree166.3
6) Bachelor's degree6826.9
7) Some graduate work3112.3
8) Graduate degree7730.4
Missing97 
TOTAL253100.0
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 alone6619.0
2) Two of us19255.3
3) Three of us349.8
4) Four of us339.5
5) Five of us144.0
6) Six of us10.3
7) Seven or more of us10.3
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing61.7
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
174) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank8977.4
1) One1412.2
2) Two108.7
3) Three21.7
Missing235 
TOTAL115100.0
175) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 612 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank8773.7
1) One1916.1
2) Two108.5
3) Three21.7
Missing232 
TOTAL118100.0
176) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1317 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank8475.7
1) One2018.0
2) Two43.6
3) Three32.7
Missing239 
TOTAL111100.0
177) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1824 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank8784.5
1) One1211.7
2) Two43.9
Missing247 
TOTAL103100.0
178) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank20.6
1) One6820.2
2) Two25074.2
3) Three154.5
4) Four20.6
Missing13 
TOTAL337100.0
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 alone6118.2
2) A single parent, living with one or more children61.8
3) A married couple, no children in household17351.6
4) A married couple, living with one or more children7622.7
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)195.7
Missing15 
TOTAL335100.0
180) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat10531.1
2) Independent6118.0
3) Republican16147.6
4) Other (specify)113.3
Missing12 
TOTAL338100.0
181) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked123.5
1) Checked33596.5
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
182) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34198.3
1) Checked61.7
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
183) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34499.1
1) Checked30.9
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
184) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34599.4
1) Checked20.6
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
185) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34699.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
186) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked347100.0
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
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) Yes29585.5
2) No4412.8
3) Don't know61.7
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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 $10,00041.3
2) $10,000-$14,99931.0
3) $15,000-$19,999113.6
4) $20,000-$29,999237.5
5) $30,000-$39,999247.8
6) $40,000-$49,999206.5
7) $50,000-$59,9993411.1
8) $60,000-$69,999227.2
9) $70,000-$79,999278.8
10) $80,000-$89,999289.2
11) $90,000-$99,999185.9
12) $100,000-$124,9993310.8
13) $125,000-$149,999196.2
14) $150,000-$199,999144.6
15) $200,000-$249,99972.3
16) $250,000 or more196.2
Missing44 
TOTAL306100.0
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) Yes33598.8
2) No41.2
Missing11 
TOTAL339100.0
190) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3019702.39581252
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) Yes15448.9
2) No16151.1
Missing35 
TOTAL315100.0
192) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
TOTAL%
0) None64.8
20) 2021.6
40) 4010.8
50) 5021.6
60) 6010.8
100) 1001512.0
120) 12010.8
150) 15010.8
200) 20075.6
250) 25010.8
300) 30032.4
400) 40043.2
500) 5001310.4
600) 60043.2
700) 70021.6
800) 80021.6
1000) 1000129.6
1200) 120054.0
1280) 128010.8
1500) 150032.4
1800) 180010.8
2000) 200043.2
2100) 210021.6
2200) 220021.6
2400) 240032.4
2500) 250021.6
2600) 260010.8
2640) 264010.8
3000) 300064.8
3333) 333310.8
4000) 400021.6
5000) 500054.0
10000) 1000021.6
19000) 1900010.8
20000) 2000010.8
25000) 2500010.8
30000) 3000010.8
75000) 7500010.8
999999) Don't know21.6
Missing225 
TOTAL125100.0
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) Yes26681.6
2) No6018.4
Missing24 
TOTAL326100.0
194) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
0) None10.4
5) 510.4
10) 1031.3
20) 2062.7
25) 25177.5
30) 3041.8
40) 4010.4
50) 50208.8
60) 6020.9
75) 7552.2
80) 8010.4
85) 8510.4
95) 9510.4
100) 1005022.1
125) 12510.4
150) 150114.9
200) 2004218.6
250) 25073.1
300) 300125.3
336) 33610.4
350) 35010.4
400) 40041.8
500) 500135.8
535) 53510.4
550) 55010.4
600) 60062.7
650) 65010.4
750) 75010.4
1000) 100031.3
1400) 140010.4
2000) 200010.4
3000) 300010.4
5000) 500010.4
8000) 800010.4
999999) Don't know31.3
Missing124 
TOTAL226100.0
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) Yes16350.9
2) No15749.1
Missing30 
TOTAL320100.0
196) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) None75.5
10) 1053.9
15) 1521.6
20) 2043.1
25) 251310.2
30) 3010.8
40) 4010.8
50) 502116.5
100) 1002318.1
125) 12510.8
135) 13510.8
150) 15064.7
200) 2002116.5
300) 30021.6
360) 36010.8
400) 40021.6
420) 42010.8
500) 50032.4
900) 90010.8
1000) 100021.6
1200) 120010.8
2000) 200010.8
2500) 250010.8
2637) 263710.8
3000) 300021.6
4000) 400010.8
5200) 520010.8
999999) Don't know10.8
Missing223 
TOTAL127100.0
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) Yes14446.2
2) No16853.8
Missing38 
TOTAL312100.0
198) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) None107.6
20) 2032.3
25) 2532.3
30) 3010.8
40) 4010.8
50) 50118.4
100) 1001914.5
145) 14510.8
150) 15086.1
200) 20096.9
220) 22010.8
250) 25010.8
300) 30086.1
350) 35010.8
400) 40010.8
450) 45021.5
500) 5001713.0
573) 57310.8
600) 60032.3
700) 70010.8
750) 75010.8
800) 80010.8
1000) 100075.3
1500) 150010.8
1920) 192010.8
2000) 200032.3
2300) 230010.8
3500) 350010.8
3775) 377510.8
4000) 400010.8
5000) 500010.8
6000) 600010.8
7000) 700010.8
10000) 1000021.5
15000) 1500010.8
16000) 1600010.8
23000) 2300010.8
999999) Don't know32.3
Missing219 
TOTAL131100.0
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) Yes30491.8
2) No278.2
Missing19 
TOTAL331100.0
200) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26716368.828121567
201) State (STATE)
202) Region of residents (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast4813.8
2) Midwest9627.7
3) South14842.7
4) West5515.9
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0
203) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 394613.4
2) 40-493911.3
3) 50-649728.2
4) 65+16247.1
Missing6 
TOTAL344100.0
204) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female20860.3
2) Male13739.7
Missing5 
TOTAL345100.0
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 $20,000185.9
2) $20,000-$49,9996721.9
3) $50,000-$99,99912942.2
4) $100,000+9230.1
Missing44 
TOTAL306100.0
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) Democrat10531.1
2) Independent6118.0
3) Republican16147.6
4) Other (specify)113.3
Missing12 
TOTAL338100.0
207) I-REGION: Region of residents (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast4813.8
2) Midwest9627.7
3) South14842.7
4) West5515.9
Missing3 
TOTAL347100.0